FORGERON, Gregory F.
FORGERON, Gregory F. - 61, passed away June 7, 1999, at the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Thompson and Mary (Lahey) Forgeron. Greg was employed for 30 years with DND until his retirement in 1987. He was an avid sportsman who enjoyed all sports. Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Anna (Yeomans); brothers, Kenneth and Wayne, Halifax; brothers-in-law, Thomas and Basil Yeomans; sisters-in-law, Evelyn MacKenzie, Bernadette and June Yeomans; several nieces and nephews and special friend, Laurie Baker. He was predeceased by sisters, Louise and Bernadette. Cremation to take place. Memorial service will be held in the chapel of Snow's Funeral Home, 10 a.m. Thursday, June 10, Bishop Hayes officiating. Family flowers only by request. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Children's Wish Foundation.
MacKEIL, Marion Adeline
MacKEIL, Marion Adeline - 92, formerly of Maitland and Urbania, died peacefully June 7, 1999, in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Latties Brook, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Mary Jane (MacLaren) Burton. For the past three years she was a resident in the home of Warren and Judy Ettinger, Truro, where she received extended love and care. She was a retired school teacher, a member of the South Maitland United Church, a life member of the Order of Eastern Star, WINS and UCW. Marion will always be remembered as an avid cook and gardener and as one who always opened her doors to either feed or care for others. She is survived by son, Clare and wife Lois, Elmsdale; two grandchildren who were raised by Raymond and Marion MacKeil, Ray Beattie and wife Myrt, St. Croix; Florence (Beattie) Benere and her husband, Fred, Enfield. She was also survived by six other grandchildren, Brenda (MacKeil) Jordan, Philip MacKeil, Mary (MacKeil) Osborne, Michael MacKeil, Stephen MacKeil, Claudia (MacKeil) Kinney and 23 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond; daughter, Abbie and her husband Roy Beattie; brothers, Raymond and Blois Burton. Visitation will be held today from 7-9 p.m. in Colchester Community Funeral home, 512 Willow St., Truro. A memorial service will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. in the South Maitland United Church. Burial will follow in the South Maitland United Church Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
MacKENZIE, Boyd Johnson
MacKENZIE, Boyd Johnson - 81, River John, Pictou Co., passed away June 8, 1999, at Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Meadowville, Pictou Co., he was a son of the late Chester and Dolina (Murray) MacKenzie. He was a member of Salem United Church for many years, served on the Board of Stewards as an elder and was made honorary elder a number of years ago. He was one of the founding members of the River John Fire Department and served as fire chief. He was also a charter member of River John Lions Club. Before his retirement he was employed with the CNR, the Department of Highways and the River John Co-op. He is survived by his wife, the former Elizabeth "Betty" MacLeod; daughter, Marilyn and husband Elwood Dillman, Hantsport; Ann and husband Victor Griffiths, Aurora, Ont.; son, Murray and wife Ann, River John; grandchildren, Jane (Mrs. Scott Palmer), Enfield; Christopher (Jennifer), Vaughns, Hants Co.; great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Alexandra Palmer; brother, Wendell, Woodstock, Ont.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Ian MacKenzie. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday, June 11, at Salem United Church, River John, Pastor David Eagles and Rev. Donald R. Sutherland officiating. There will be no visitation. Burial in Hamilton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Salem United Church or charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to MacLeod's Funeral Service, River John.
AIKENS, Margaret Agnes "Maggie"
AIKENS, Margaret Agnes "Maggie" - 86, Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow, died Saturday, April 24, 1999, in the manor. She was a daughter of the late Perry E. and Stella (Powell) Aikens. She was a resident of New Glasgow for most of her life and had been a guest of the manor since 1979. She was employed for many years in the men's department of the former Goodman Co. Ltd., New Glasgow. She was an adherent of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow. She is survived by sister, Mrs. Lois MacKenzie, Ontario; cousin, Robert P. MacKay, Bookline, Mass., and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by sister, Frances Leithead, and brother, E. Powell Aikens. There will be no visitation by request. Funeral service will be held today at 11 a.m. from H.W. Angus Funeral Home chapel, New Glasgow, with Rev. Charles MacPherson officiating. Burial will be in the Sea View Cemetery, Pictou.
BROWN, Harry James
BROWN, Harry James - 87, Arbor Drive, Antigonish, formerly of Halifax, died April 24, 1999, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late John and Harriette (Ryan) Brown. He worked at the Halifax Shipyards for over 38 years. He was active for many years as a Boy Scout leader. The summers were greatly loved by Harry because of his love of gardening. He is survived by his wife, the former Viola Lively; son, Philip, Antigonish; sisters, Mary (Harry) Morris, St. Albert, Alta.; Frances (Leonard) Andrew, Drumheller, Alta.; brother, Donald, Hinton, Alta.; granddaughters, Dale, Shannon; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Amelia, Lillian, Anne, Margaret; brothers, Edward, John, Robert. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home, with Rev. Bill Crispo officiating. Burial in St. Ninian's Cemetery, Antigonish, at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to R.K. MacDonald Guest Home.
BURDEN, William H.
BURDEN, William H. - 86, Weldon Street, Moncton, passed away at the Moncton Hospital on Sunday, April 25, 1999. Born in Moncton, Bill was the son of the late Frederick and Dora (Smith) Burden. Bill was retired president of Colpitts the Stationary Ltd. and had 27 years service with the T. Eaton Co. Ltd. He was a member of First United Baptist Church where he had served on various boards of committees in past years. He was past president of the Moncton Kinsmen Club, past district governor of District 7, former member of Moncton Rotary Club and recipient of the Paul Harris Fellowship Award. He was a former member of Moncton Golf and Country Club, the Beaver Curling Club, past president of the Moncton YMCA, past Canadian president of the Canadian Office Products Association. As a young man, he was a track star and an avid hockey player. He was instrumental in founding the Moncton Kinsmen Minor Hockey Association and was recognized on the Moncton Wall of Fame for his contribution to this work. He was loved and respected by many friends, especially his family which included his wife of 64 years, S. Grace (Read) Burden; daughter, Linda and Dan Macintosh, Halifax; son, Paul and Carol Ann, Port Williams; grandchildren, Heather Macintosh (John Avis), Annapolis, Md.; Kate Macintosh, Vancouver; Ian Macintosh, London, England: Jennifer and Jani Burden, Port Williams; great-grandchild, Amelia Grace Avis; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Cruzen; sisters, Lucille Comfort, Helen Teed. Resting at Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Rd., Moncton. No visiting hours by request. Service at First United Baptist Church, Moncton, Wednesday, April 28, at 2 p.m., Rev. Greg Jones and Rev. Greg Geldart officiating. Reception following the service. Interment in Elmwood Cemetery. In Bill's memory, donations to the Friends of the Moncton Hospital or Memorial of your choice would be appreciated by his family.
COLE, Clyde Weldon
COLE, Clyde Weldon - 91, South Brookfield, Queens Co., died April 25, 1999, in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool, Queens Co. Born in Westfield, Queens Co., he was a son of the late Wallace M. and Blanche E. (Smith) Cole. He was an electrician for a number of years at Stenpro, Liverpool, retiring in 1973. He enjoyed wood working and gardening. Surviving are his wife, the former Edna L. Frail; daughter, Judy MacPhee, Ottawa; Margie Dunlap, London, Ont.; sons, James, South Brookfield; Richard, Milton; Eric, Rosette; John, South Brookfield; half- sisters, Edith Bailey, Hamilton, Ont.; Hester Frail, Westfield; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sons, Dale, Peter; granddaughter, Julie Anne; grandson, John Peter; brother, Fred; half-sisters, Ella, Ruth; half-brother, Cyril Frail. Graveside service 2 p.m. Wednesday in South Brookfield Community Cemetery, Rev. Hank Dixon officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements entrusted to Chandlers' Funeral Home, Liverpool.
McLEAN, Hilda Pauline
McLEAN, Hilda Pauline - 89, Fairview Villa, formerly of Olivet Street and Ralston Avenue, Halifax, passed away Thursday, October 7, 1999, in the Villa. Born March 30, 1910, in River Glade, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Charles Wallace and Iva Myrtle (Jonah) Lockhart. She was an active member of Bayers Road United Baptist Church and before that First Baptist Church. She was active in missionary group IODE and Lionettes. She was an avid bridge player. She graduated from the Montreal General Hospital as a registered nurse in 1932; married Dr. Jack Edward McLean D. V. M. and moved to Halifax in 1936. She nursed in Moncton during the war. In later years she worked for the hospitality club, welcoming newcomers to Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack in 1953 and two brothers in infancy. She is survived by son, James Lockhart, Halifax; daughter, Jacqueline Anne and husband John Hilton, Halifax; granddaughters, Michelle Lee and partner Dave; Monique Andrea and husband Keith Salchenberger, Vancouver; Marla Tracy and husband Mark Hamer, Winnipeg; Lindsay Anne; step-granddaughter, Nikki; step-grandson, Tim, all of Halifax; great-grandson, Andrew James, Vancouver; sister, Elaine and husband, Ken Cooke, Halifax; Kathleen Lunn, Moncton; nieces, Lois and Louise; nephews, Bob and Kenneth; grandnieces, Victoria and Shannon. She will be missed. No visitation by request. Funeral service 3 p.m. Saturday, October 9, in Bayers Road United Baptist Church, Rev. Leslie McCurdy officiating. Interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bayers Road United Baptist Church. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax.
VOEGELI, Sheila Margaret
VOEGELI, Sheila Margaret - 71, Shad Bay, died October 6, 1999, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in England, she was a daughter of the late Rob and Eve Jobson. She lived in Bermuda most of her life, moving to Canada and settling in Shad Bay three years ago, and made many friends here. Surviving are her sons, Frederick, Shad Bay; Michael, Island of Bermuda; sister, Robin Haliday, England; four grandchildren. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Halifax Regional Crematorium. Memorial service 7 p.m today in St. Timothy's Anglican Church, Hatchett Lake. In lieu of flowers, donations to the building fund of the New Life Baptist Church, Hatchett Lake.
COLLINGWOOD, Phyllis Margaret
COLLINGWOOD, Phyllis Margaret - Passed away quietly at home in Upper Kennetcook, on April 25, 1999, at the age of 88. Born in England, she was the only child of John and Margaret (Johnson) Keen. She will be greatly missed by her children, Marge (Ted) Duncan, Ottawa; Christina Collingwood, Toronto; Katy (Don) Moore, Upper Kennetcook; Mark (May) Collingwood, Upper Kennetcook; John (Carol) Collingwood, Montreal; Tom (Pam) Collingwood, Vancouver; also missed by her 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Mark. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 1, at 10 a.m. in St. Peter's Church, Upper Kennetcook, with Rev. William Harrington officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter's Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Church general fund or to St. Peter's Anglican Church memorial fund. Our most sincere thanks to all who helped us, your kindness was greatly appreciated. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie.
DORCAS, Royce Burleigh
DORCAS, Royce Burleigh - The passing of Royce Burleigh Dorcas, McKnight Street, Fredericton, occurred unexpectedly at Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Saturday, April 24, 1999. He was 69. Born in Stanley, N.B., he was a son of the late Pearl (Fullarton) and Earl Dorcas. He was a car salesman at Clark Chevrolet Oldsmobile. He loved to travel and play golf, was a member at the Mactaquac Golf Club and a member of UCT and the City Club. He is survived by his wife, Leona (Cornish) Dorcas; sons, Ken Dorcas and wife Myrna, Moncton; Bob Dorcas, Halifax; daughters, Valerie Dorcas, Halifax; Bev Stymiest, Fredericton; brothers, Glenwood Dorcas and wife Glenna, Fredericton; Alvin Dorcas and wife Dawn, Fredericton; Chester Dorcas and wife Connie, Stanley, N.B.; sister, Pauline Brooks and husband Jim, Fredericton; grandchildren, Anthony, Scott, Shannon and Lisa; several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Dr., Fredericton, today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Nashwaaksis United Church of Canada, Fredericton, on April 27 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Franklin Curtis officiating. Interment will be held in Sunny Bank Cemetery, Fredericton. Donations to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.