BETTS Lois Evelyn
BETTS Lois Evelyn - 69, South Union Street, Pictou, died April 14, 1999, at home. Born in River Hebert, she was a daughter of the late John Henry and Olive Mae (MacAleese) Green. A former employee of G.J. Hamilton & Sons, she was a 22-year employee of the Department of Fisheries at the Fisheries Training School, Pictou, retiring in 1995. She was also an adherent of Pictou United Church. Lois most enjoyed her family, and the company of friends and neighbours. Surviving are sons, Jerry, Pictou, and Murray and wife Rebecca, Calgary; daughters, Judy (Mrs. Earl Perry), Merigomish; Sheila (Mrs. William MacDonald), New Glasgow; Kathy Betts, Pictou; Marina (Mrs. Phillip Davidson), Riverton; stepmother, Mrs. Irene Green, Pictou; brother, Floyd Green and wife Isabel, Pictou; sisters, Virginia (Mrs. Ernest Patriquin), Scotsburn; Phyllis Green, Pictou; Susan (Mrs. Peter Fraser), Saint John, N.B.; 15 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; a great-grandson; two step-great-grandsons; numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Frederick J. Betts; son, William in infancy; sister, Joyce Jollotta; brother, John W. Green. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, 7-9 p.m. Saturday in McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou. Funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday from Pictou United Church, Rev. Jeanne M. M. Stright officiating. Burial will be Sunday in Hillside Cemetery, River Hebert. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made to the to IWK Grace Foundation.
BOONE, Sister Mary Ada (Margaret)
BOONE, Sister Mary Ada (Margaret) - 91, Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse, Halifax, died April 14, 1999, in Mother Berchmans Centre. She was a daughter of the late John and Mary Anne (Bates) Boone. She entered the Sisters of Charity, Halifax, in 1931 and made her religious profession in 1934. She taught school for over 40 years in New Jersey, British Columbia and Nova Scotia. She retired to Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse in 1987. Surviving are several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Sisters Rose Marie and Helena, SC, and Catherine; brother, Mark. Visitation 3-8 p.m. today, mass of Christian burial 10 a.m. Saturday, both in Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse and chapel. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mother Berchmans Centre Ltd.
BOYCHUCK, John Peter "Cookie"
BOYCHUCK, John Peter "Cookie" - 58, formerly of Reserve Mines, died April 12, 1999, in Oshawa General Hospital, Ontario. He was a son of the late John and Margaret (Boutilier) Boychuck. He was a former member of St. Joseph's Parish, Reserve Mines. Surviving are sisters, Betty Thomson, Peggy Morgan, Ontario; Germaine Burns, New Waterford; Marie Hennessey, Glace Bay; Theresa Ellsworth, Dominion; Carol Athanasiou, Halifax; Eileen Boychuck, Alberta; brothers, David, Gerald, Ontario; Joseph, New Brunswick. She was predeceased by sister, Joan Donovan. Funeral today, April 16, in Sherrin Funeral Home, 873 Kingston Rd., Toronto. Cremation to follow. Burial at a later date in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Reserve Mines.
CORBETT, Joseph Daniel
CORBETT, Joseph Daniel - 45, 346 10th St., New Waterford, died April 13, 1999, in New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of Sarah Ann (McLeod) Corbett, New Waterford and the late John T. Corbett. He was a member of Mount Carmel Church. Surviving are brother, Richie, New Waterford; sisters, Ann Lewis, Sydney River; Linda Vilan, Toronto; Gail Daix, Diane McLeod, New Waterford; brother-in-law, Jerry MacNeil, New Waterford, with whom he resided. He was predeceased by sisters, Mary, Debbie, Louise, Lorraine; brother, Jimmy. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Mount Carmel Church, Rev. Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, New Waterford.
DeVILLIER, Rose Georgine
DeVILLIER, Rose Georgine - 80, Comeaus Hill, died April 15, 1999, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born October 18, 1918, at Harris Island, Yarmouth Co., she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Rebecca (Fitzgerald) Jacquard. She was a homemaker. Surviving are her husband, Reginald "Reggie" DeVillier; son, Lawrence, Brazil Lake; daughters, Georgette, Pinkneys Point; Ida, Yarmouth, Velma, Plymouth; brothers, Earl, Lawrence, Francis, Bernard, all of Comeaus Hill; Ernest, Tidal View Manor, Yarmouth; sisters, Doris, Comeaus Hill; Flossie, Pinkneys Point; Mary, Yarmouth; Theresa, New York; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by brothers, James in infancy, Tommy; sister, Viola. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Saturday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, prayers 8 p.m. Sunday, all in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, 29 Albert St., Yarmouth. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church, Comeaus Hill, Rev. John O'Brien officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to St. Gabriel's Parish Cemetery.
FIANDER, Herbert William Gordon
FIANDER, Herbert William Gordon - 61, 830 Victoria Rd., Sydney, died April 14, 1999, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late Samuel and Edith Winnifred (Burt) Fiander. He retired from the rail finishing mill at Sydney Steel Plant. He was an avid bowler. Surviving are his companion, Sandra Oakley; sister, Florence (Bailey) Rushmore, Ontario. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association or any charity.
LIVINGSTONE, John William
LIVINGSTONE, John William - 83, Greenwood, Pictou Co., died Thursday, April 15, 1999, at his home. Born in Greenwood, he was a son of the late Frederick Calder and Christena G. (MacLeod) Livingstone. He was a resident of Greenwood all of his life and was an adherent of Union Presbyterian Church, Thorburn. He was a retired employee of the CNR, where he was a conductor with some 39 years of service. He was a member of Hudson Masonic Lodge 77, AF&AM, Thorburn, and the Brotherhood of Railway-Trainmen. He is survived by daughter, Helen (Mrs. Bill Fox), Belleville, Ont.; son, Calder (Edith), Greenwood; grandsons, Billy (Pat) Fox, Belleville, Ont.; Jason (Shari) Livingstone, Blue Mountain; Glenn (Michelle) Livingstone, Pictou; great-grand- children, Meghann, Matthew and Sarah; sister, Isabel (Mrs. Clifford MacDonald), Thorburn; brother, Fred (Joyce), Thorburn. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Sarah Marion Henderson, and by a brother, Robert in infancy. His remains will rest at H. W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow, with visitation Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday in Union Presbyterian Church, Thorburn, with Rev. Glen MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in Thorburn Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in his memory may be made to Union Presbyterian Church, Thorburn, or to a charity of choice.
MACKASEY, Helen Frances
MACKASEY, Helen Frances - 83, Halifax, died peacefully at home, Wednesday, April 14, 1999. Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mary Ellen (Purcell) Donovan. A graduate of Mount St. Bernard College and St. Francis Xavier University with a bachelor of arts in 1936, she was a lifelong supporter of St. F.X. and Mount St. Bernard. She devoted 25 years to raising her family, later she enjoyed 11 years of work at the library of the Halifax Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Oceans. A resident of Westmount Subdivision for 50 years, she was an active member of St. Agnes Parish, the Catholic Women's League and the Children of Mary. She was an avid bridge player, reader, knitter and volunteer in the community, most recently for the Canadian Red Cross. She is survived by her daughter, Eileen (Kevin) Concannon, Scarborough, Me.; sons, Robert, Black Point, and Michael (Catherine) Mackasey, Halifax; sisters, Genevieve and Rita Donovan; brother, Robert (Geraldine) Donovan, all of Antigonish, and grandsons, Timothy (Jennifer), Michael, Stephen (Laura) and John Concannon and Martin Mackasey. She was predeceased by her husband, John; daughter, Elizabeth, and sisters, Sister St. Ursulina, CND (Alice), Mary Cecilia "Mim" and Joseph "Josie" Donovan. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral mass will be at St. Agnes Church at 11 a.m. Monday. Interment will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross, the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.
MacPHEE, Hugh Wilfred
MacPHEE, Hugh Wilfred - 75, 397 Columbia St., Sydney, died April 14, 1999, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late Norman and Sadie (MacKinnon) MacPhee. He was a member of St. Theresa Parish, Sydney. He was employed at Sydney Steel Corp. for over 40 years in the lumber yard, retiring in 1983. Surviving are his wife, the former Effie Doyle; sons, Bernie, Basil, Halifax; sisters, Irene MacNeil, Toronto; Evelyn Belfontaine, Vancouver; three grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Michael, Elias, Issie, Alex. There will be no visitation. Funeral 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Theresa Church, Rev. A. MacDougall officiating. Donations to any charity. Arrangements entrusted to T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.
PARRISH, Netina Lavinia
PARRISH, Netina Lavinia - 71, South Berwick, Kings Co., died peacefully Wednesday, April 14, 1999, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax, surrounded by her daughters, after a 33-year illness with lymphoma. Born in Forest Hill, Kings Co., she was a daughter of the late Osborne and Lavinia (Parsons) Atwell. She was the founding director of the South Berwick Girls' Choir; a member of the Women's Institute of Nova Scotia for 52 years; a member of Kings Historical Society; the South Berwick Community Club; the Berwick Baptist Church and a member and president of the MacPherson Auxiliary. She was the recipient of the International Women's Year Achievement Award in 1993. Surviving are daughters, Lavinia Parrish-Zwicker, Lockartville; Isabella Parrish, Wolfville; Tania Parrish, Toronto; stepsons, Lawrence, Calgary; Donald, Ottawa; grandchildren, Tanna Lavinia and Colin Peter; brothers, John Atwell and Guy Atwell, Forest Hill; sisters, Gertrude Jordan, Wolfville; Blossom Brown, Port Williams. She was predeceased by her husband, Lurman Ellsworth Parrish; a brother, Stephen Atwell; sisters, Phoebe Croft, Isabella Long and Daisy in infancy. Cremation has taken place under the direction of H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 17, in Berwick Baptist Church, Rev. Shawn Kehoe officiating. Burial in Berwick Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
RYAN, Thomas Junior
RYAN, Thomas Junior - 60, Troy, formerly of Port Hawkesbury, passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 1999, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Port Hawkesbury, he was a son of the late Patrick and Jennie (Dorton) Ryan. He was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Port Hawkesbury. He was a member of the KOC and a former employee of the Town of Port Hawkesbury. He is survived by his wife, the former Betty Timmons; son, Thomas P.; daughters, Connie Ryan, Wanda (Mrs. Allan Burns), Diana (Mrs. John MacDougall) and Beverly (Mrs. Edward MacDougall), all of Port Hawkesbury; 11 grandchildren; sisters, Florence Timmons, Louise Ryan, Janet Burton, Frances Ryan, all of Port Hawkesbury; Verna Phillips, Margaree; Margaret McNamara, Halifax; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son, John Joseph; brothers, Joseph, Howard and Anthony. Visitation will be at W.J. Whitty Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. on Friday, and from 9 a.m. until time of funeral on Saturday. Funeral mass will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. from St. Joseph's Church, Port Hawkesbury, with Rev. Bill Burke officiating. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made to the Regional Occupational Centre, Port Hawkesbury. Arrangements entrusted to W.J. Whitty Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.
TAYLOR, James Ephriam
TAYLOR, James Ephriam - 55, Montreal, formerly of Stellarton, died April 9, 1999, in Montreal. Born in Stellarton, he was a son of the late Ephriam and Annie (Clarke) Taylor. He grew up in Stellarton and later moved to Montreal where he was employed as a technician with Air Canada. Surviving are daughter, Grace, Montreal; sister, Evelyn Anderchuck, British Columbia. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Kay Ann Belong; sister, Joyce. Also deceased at this time, is his son, Leo. Visitation 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday in Eagles Funeral Home, Westville. Private graveside service 3 p.m. Saturday in Holy Name Cemetery, Westville.
TAYLOR, Leo Adam
TAYLOR, Leo Adam - 22, Montreal, died April 12, 1999, in Montreal. Born in Montreal, he was a son of the late James and Kay Ann (Belong) Taylor. Surviving are sister, Grace, Montreal; maternal grandmother, Kenina "Kay" Belong, Westville. He was predeceased by paternal grandparents, Ephriam and Annie (Clarke) Taylor. Also deceased at this time, is his father, James Taylor. Visitation 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday in Eagles Funeral Home, Westville. Private graveside service 3 p.m. Saturday in Holy Name Cemetery, Westville.