McNUTT, Fred John
McNUTT, Fred John - 57, West Branch, Pictou Co., died April 23, 1999, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Hector and Elsie (Moore) McNutt. He worked as a labourer in construction and had a great love of old cars. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors. Surviving are his daughter, Cathy Dennis, Truro; sisters, Velma Murray, West Branch; Edna Byers, Stellarton; brothers, Harvey, Raymond, both of West Branch; Ivan, Truro; two granddaughters; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Isabelle and Linda. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in Coutler's Funeral Home, Tatamagouche. Graveside service 2 p.m. Tuesday in West Branch Cemetery, Rev. David Eagles officiating. No flowers by request. Donations to any charity.
POIRIER (LeLievre), Marie Florence
POIRIER (LeLievre), Marie Florence - 68, Central Avenue, Inverness, died April 24, 1999, in Inverness Consolidated Hospital. Born in Inverness, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Florence (Gillis) White. She was a member of Stella Maris Parish, Inverness. Surviving are her husband, Charles; daughters, Barbara Solan, Inverness; Rose MacPherson, Dunvegan; Marilyn MacDonnell, Inverness; Joanne MacPherson, Dunvegan; sons, David, Gerry, Inverness; sister, Kathleen, New Waterford; brother, Gregory, New Waterford; eight grandchildren; six nieces and 10 nephews. She was predeceased her infant son, Gerald Albert; brothers, Joseph, Gerald. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Inverness Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday in Stella Maris Church, Rev. Alex MacLellan officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations to Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital or Canadian Cancer Society.
SCRIBBANS, Matthew Angus
SCRIBBANS, Matthew Angus - Halifax, formerly of Cole Harbour, died April 25, 1999. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Angus and Joan (Cummings) Scribbans. He was employed with Kentucky Fried Chicken. He was a graduate of Cole Harbour High School and attended the Geographic Line College in Lawrencetown. He was active with the Centre for Art Tapes and had a great love for music. Surviving are sisters, Monica, Dartmouth; Melissa and husband Robert Walker, Lawrencetown; Jennifer, Dartmouth; niece, Olivia; nephew, Nicholas. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in J. Albert Walker and Sons Funeral Home, Cole Harbour. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday in Funeral Home chapel, Rev. John Porter officiating. Burial in Memorial Gardens, Westphal.
SIMPKINS, James John
SIMPKINS, James John - 92, 1333 South Park St., Halifax, passed away April 23, 1999, in New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in December 22, 1906, in Penge, England, he was the son of the late James Todd and Sarah (Chalkey) Simpkins. He came to Canada and resided in Moncton, N.B., where he received his early education. He was vice-president of T.P. Calkin Ltd., branch manager of the Halifax division of T.P. Calkin Ltd., and an active member of Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating. He was also a life member of the Halifax Curling Club, a past member of the Waegwoltic Club and was an adherent of First Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, the former Hazel Graham; daughter, Sandra Gibbs (Brian), Calgary; granddaughters, Heather Gibbs (Bryce Williams) and Katherine Gibbs, both of Calgary; brother, Arthur, Toronto, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a brother, John, and sister, Rose. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, April 29, in First Baptist Church, Oxford Street, Halifax, Rev. Timothy MacFarland officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church.
SPENCER (Condon), Barbara Ann
SPENCER (Condon), Barbara Ann - 65, Halifax, passed away peacefully on April 24, 1999, in the VG Site, QEII, after a long battle with cancer. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Gladys (Brennan) Condon. Surviving are daughters, Catherine and husband David Chaffey, Dartmouth; Darlene, at home; sons, Frank and wife Brenda, Dartmouth; Christopher and partner John Melanson, Halifax; sister, Kathleen (Mrs. Arthur Doney), Halifax; grandchildren, Donna, Joanne and husband Jeff, Shawn, Dan and Tony; great-grandchildren, Deven and Rebecca. She was predeceased by her husband, Rodney William; sisters, Eileen Manning, Madeline Perry, Patricia Hutt, Joan Condon; brothers, Jack and twin, Gerald. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Cancer Society. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors Tuesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the chapel, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Burial to follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville.
WADDEN, James O.
WADDEN, James O. - 88, Waddens Cove, died April 25, 1999, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Waddens Cove, he was a son of the late John S. and Sarah Mary (Beck) Wadden. He was a member of Christ Church, Waddens Cove. He was a fisherman by trade but also did some farming in his earlier years. He was an avid card and dart player. Surviving are brothers, Nelson, Dominion; Eddie, Waddens Cove; a number of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Andrew, Johnny, twin, Ernie; sisters, Mary, Selina, Katie, Ethel. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Memorial service 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Port Morien, Rev. Paul Findlay officiating. Burial in Christ Church Cemetery, Waddens Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity.
WEATHERBEE, Kenneth Walter
WEATHERBEE, Kenneth Walter - 73, 124 Kent Rd., Truro, passed away April 24, 1999, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Truro Heights, he was a son of the late Walter and Lena (Parker) Weatherbee. Kenneth was active in the Lower Truro Community Hall and the Cobequid District Fire Brigade. He was a member of Old Barns United Church. He worked at Barnhill's Transfer, Weatherbee Fuels and later as a carpenter. He is survived by his wife, the former Marion Brenton; daughters, Linda Faulkner, Truro; Frances Hay, Kentville; Cynthia (Chris) Connolly, Truro; sons, Walter (Marilyn), Belmont; Michael, Truro; grandchildren, Jamie, Joey, Dennis, Ryan, Claudia and Matthew; brother, Everett (Amy), Bible Hill; sisters, Doris (Bill), Bradbury. He was predeceased by his stepfather, Ivan Pemberton; son-in-law, Donald Gaudet. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, both in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, Rev. Wade Allen officiating. Burial in Old Barns Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Lung Association, Colchester Regional Hospital Foundation or a charity of choice.
WEATHERBY, Eileen Louise
WEATHERBY, Eileen Louise - 78, Fourth Street, Dartmouth, died April 24, 1999, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born October 2, 1920, in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late George and Suzanne (Strickland) Kane. She was a member of St. Luke's Anglican Church, Dartmouth. She was an avid bowler at Bowlarama in Woodside. Surviving are her husband, David L.; sons, Dennis, Sydney; Brian, Dartmouth; Derrick, Mount Uniacke; sister, Gloria Parsons, Sydney; brother, Edward, Sydney; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her eldest son, Ronald; sisters, Florence, Rita, Anna, Beatrice, Helen, one in infancy; two brothers in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Luke's Anglican Church, Veterans Avenue, Dartmouth, Rev. Carolyn Tomlin officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Family flowers only by request. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.
WHITMAN, Iona Lillian
WHITMAN, Iona Lillian - 79, Lawrencetown, died April 24, 1999, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Brickton, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Hannah (Bezanson) Eisner. She was a member of Lawrencetown United Baptist Church. Surviving are daughter, Maxine Grant; son Daniel, both of Lawrencetown; sisters, Inez Hatt, Stoney Creek, Ont.; Audrey Bent, Kingston, Kings Co.; brothers, Lawrence, Brickton; Stan, Sudbury, Ont.; Percy; Ontario; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred; sister, Myrtle; brother, Claude. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Tuesday in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in Lawrencetown United Baptist Church, Lawrencetown, Rev. Keith Wilbur officiating. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.
WILSON, Joan Marie
WILSON, Joan Marie - 68, Scarborough, Ont., died April 19, 1999, in Centenary Hospital, Scarborough. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Nelson Francis and Mary (Bishop) McNeil. Surviving are her husband, Jack Wilson; daughters, Joanne Barnes, Sydney, Australia; Janice Sullivan, Scarborough; sons, Jim, Pickering, Ont.; Joe, Ajax, Ont.; four grandchildren; brothers, Frank, Dartmouth; William, Lower Sackville; Daniel, Halifax; sister, Mary Margaret Cant, Westphal; several nieces and nephews. Funeral was held April 21 in St. Martin De Poores Roman Catholic Church, Scarborough. Cremation has taken place. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
BLUSANOVICS (Leverman), Patricia
BLUSANOVICS (Leverman), Patricia - Accidentally in Chomedey, Laval, Que., on February 7, 1999. She was formerly of Halifax, daughter of the late Donald Joseph Leverman and Mary (Keough) Leverman. She is survived by her husband, John; children, Charles (Barbara), Vincent (Barbara) and Peter (Diana); grandchildren, Krista, Samantha, Joseph, Patrick and David; her sister, Dorothy (James) Waddell, Moncton, and family; her brother, Gerald (Marjorie), Dartmouth, and family. She was predeceased by her first husband, John Henry Legis, and brothers, Charles and Donald. Funeral service was held February 12 in Holy Name of Jesus Church, Chomedey, Laval, Que. Interment to be announced at a later date.
BUCHANAN, Archie Arthur
BUCHANAN, Archie Arthur - 61, 9956 Hwy.#1, Greenwich, died February 14, 1999, at home. Born in Grand Pré, he was a son of Beulah (Morine) and the late Arthur Everett Buchanan. Together with Phil Huntley, he owned and operated the A&P Irving Service Station in Greenwich for 30 years. He served in the Canadian Army and was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Dr. C.B. Lumsden Branch 74, Wolfville. He is survived by his wife, the former Sharon Huntley; daughters, Shelly (Mrs. Robert Schofield), Baxters Harbour; Leanne (Mrs. Richard Bond), West Brooklyn; sisters, Ruby (Mrs. Elbert Thompson), Granville Ferry; June, Halifax; Starr (Mrs. Peter Dukeshire), Rawdon; and Barbara (Mrs. Lem Bezanson), Middleton; brothers, Robert Greenwich; Richard, Coldbrook; Bill, Kentville; Douglas, Gander, Nfld., and Bruce, Aldershot; grandchildren, Stacey and Sonya Schofield, Brittany and Randy Bond; several nieces and nephews. Private family visitation will be today from 7-9 p.m. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, all in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville, Rev. Ray Francis and Rev. Trent Cleveland-Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Grand Pré Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses, Kings Branch or the charity of your choice.
COCHRANE, William Leonard "Lennie"
COCHRANE, William Leonard "Lennie" - 65, Fall River, died February 15, 1999, at home. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late William A. and Jessie Margaret (Power) Cochrane. He was a former member of Royal Canadian Army and served in Germany for three years. He had been a co-owner of the NECA Club, an employee of Dalhousie University and for the past 15 years, he was the starter at the New Ashburn Golf Course. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Sackville, and former member of Royal Canadian Legion, Vimy Branch. He was an avid musician and played in the band Low Key. He is survived by his wife, the former Cecilia O'Connor; son, Stephen and wife Joanne, Cole Harbour; grandchildren, Scott and Billy; sisters, Glenda (Mrs. Paul Goetze), Gaspereau Valley; Judy (Mrs. John Makin), Timberlea; several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Wednesday in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Rev. Bob Mather-Dyer officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity.