LeBLANC, Jules Anselm
LeBLANC, Jules Anselm - 78, Middle West Pubnico, died February 14, 1999, in Villa Acadienne, Meteghan. Born in Middle West Pubnico, he was a son of the late Edgar and Therese (d'Entremont) LeBlanc. He served in the Second World War with RCAF Marine Squadron. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 66, West Pubnico, having served as a past secretary and service officer. After discharge from RCAF, he studied navigation and obtained his Masters Certificate. He was captain of several vessels, including a research vessel for the Atlantic Biological Station, and also the fishing vessels "Jeanine T.", "The MacDonald", "The Muir", and "The Mauvais". He was also a fisheries officer from 1962-1971 and was a ship inspector from 1971-1986. He was twice elected as member of the Clare-Argyle School Board, past secretary of Home Protection and a past secretary of the Boy Scouts for five years. He also served as co-president of the Reveil de Pombcoup with his wife. He was also an active member of St. Peters parish, Middle West Pubnico, and served on the parish council. Surviving are his wife, Celeste; sons, Jean Paul, Shag Harbour; Clarence, Halifax; daughters, Lorna (Mrs. Hugh d'Entremont), Lower West Pubnico; Annette, Middle West Pubnico; Rachel (Mrs. Wayne Doucette), Quinan; Lorette (Mrs. Stephane Pilon), Montreal; brother, Dr. Nil LeBlanc, Marco Island, Fla.; sister, Emerita (Mrs. Dennis Boudreau), Wedgeport; seven grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Capt. Edward, Oswald, Clarence; sisters, Armelle, Yvonne, Juliette. Visitation 3-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, in West Pubnico Funeral Home, Middle West Pubnico. Funeral 3 p.m. Tuesday in St. Peters Roman Catholic Church, Middle West Pubnico, Rev. Gaston Ouellet officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
THOMPSON, Mary Alexandra "Sandra"
THOMPSON, Mary Alexandra "Sandra" - 70. Beloved wife of Rev. Kenneth L. Thompson of Spencer Memorial Home, Moncton and formerly of Charlottetown, passed away peacefully at her residence on Wednesday, October 6, 1999. Born in Centreville, Sandra was the daughter of the late Archibald and Grace (Murchison) MacLeod. Sandra was licensed to preach in 1951 in St. Andrew's, N.B., and along with her husband were graduates of Acadia University 1952. Sandra served with her husband in Baptist ministries throughout Atlantic Canada for 47 years. Sandra was awarded the Dominion Life Membership with UBWMU, was director of DVBS, former Sunday school teacher, leader of CGIT and team ministries with her husband during the latter years of their ministry, at each of their pastoral charges it was tradition for Sandra to be the speaker on Mother's Day. Sandra will be sadly missed by her daughters, Paula Holden (Rev. Blair), Riverview; Elizabeth MacKinnon (Timothy), St. Lambert, Que.; sons, Rev. Paul (Dianne), Fredericton; Mark (Valerie), Halifax; Andrew (Elaine), Charlottetown; 15 grandchildren; sister, Barbara Morgan (Arthur), Princeton, N.J.; brothers, Archie MacLeod, Summerside; Bentley MacLeod (Hugette), Oakville, Ont.; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brother, Hinson; sister, Marion. The body is resting in Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Rd., Moncton, with visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Service in Gunningsville United Baptist Church, Old Coach Road, Riverview, Monday October 11, at 11 a.m., Rev. Blair Holden officiating. Reception in the church hall following the service. Interment in Polly Cemetery, Point Prim, P.E.I. In Sandra's memory donations may be made to Parkinson Foundation of Canada or IWK Grace, Halifax, would be appreciated by her family.
MASON, Nellie Olive
MASON, Nellie Olive - 64, 166 South St., Glace Bay, died February 13, 1999, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Jeanette (Clarke) Jones. Nellie spent 50 years living in Toronto, working as a registered nurse in Toronto East General Hospital, and ran her own private nursing home, Jones Manor. She retired back to Glace Bay in May, 1998. Surviving are her husband, Weldon Peter Mason, Glace Bay; daughter, Debbie Nestoruk, Toronto; son, Brien, Toronto; sisters, Shirley MacKenzie, Theresa (Mrs. John Boyd), Glace Bay; brothers, Fred "Boyd", Hubert, Calvin, Glace Bay; Arthur "Buck", Kent, Toronto; Barry, Lingan; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by son, Weldon; brothers, Joseph, Allan, John in infancy; daughter, Elizabeth, in infancy. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday in Patten Funeral Home and chapel, Rev. Eric Lynk officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Glace Bay.
MIDDLETON, Alexander - 83, Centreville, Kings Co., died February 12, 1999, at home. Born in Scotland, he was a son of the late William and Mary (Kirk) Middleton. He arrived in Sheffield Mills, Kings Co., on May 1, 1929, and resided in the Valley area all of his life. He farmed for a while and then retired after 24 years of service with Hostess Foods. He was a member of Kings County Historical Society. He was a former chairman of the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. He was a member of Bethany Memorial Baptist Church, Aldershot, a member of the church choir, Men's fellowship, and made church visits in the community. He had an avid interest in writing, having written two books, "The Long Last Weary Mile", "Down Through the Years", and several books of poetry. He also enjoyed walking, travelling, and playing Santa Claus for over 50 years at various functions. Surviving are sons, Sandy (Laura), Mount Uniacke; Kirk (Cindy), Centreville; daughters, Mary, Victoria, B.C.; Jeanne (Ira) McDow, New Minas; brother, George, Kingston, Ont.; sister, Mary Burbidge, Wolfville; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Ethel Viola Middleton; daughter, Marion; sister, Peggy; brothers, Jack, Bill, Bob. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday in Bethany Memorial Baptist Church, Aldershot, Rev. Brian Hamilton officiating. Burial in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings Co. Family flowers only. Donations to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
MacDONALD, Alice Christine
MacDONALD, Alice Christine - 92, Glace Bay and formerly of No. 11, Passchendale, and the United States, died at the Cove Guest Home, February 14, 1999. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Maggie (MacQueen) MacDonald. She was a member of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Glace Bay, where she taught Sunday School for a number of years, She was the last surviving member of her family. Surviving are several nieces and nephews in the United States and Toronto. She was predeceased by sisters, Katherine Rogers, Annie Acorn; brother, Angus MacDonald. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel, Rev. Eric Lynk officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Glace Bay. Donations to St. Paul's building fund or Cove building fund.
MacINTYRE, Donald A. "Don"
MacINTYRE, Donald A. "Don" - 83, Halifax, died February 13, 1999, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, Halifax. Born in Queensville, Inverness Co., he was a son of the late John and Catherine (MacDonald) MacIntyre. He was a veteran of the Second World War, served in the United Kingdom, Central Mediterranean area and Continental Europe. Following his wartime service, he worked at HMC Dockyard, Halifax, until his retirement in 1974. He was a member of St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax, and Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 142, Fairview. Surviving are his wife, the former Gertrude Grant; sisters, Jessie (Mrs. Adrian Bissonnette), Port Hawkesbury; Jean (Mrs. John MacMullin), Queensville; brothers, Duncan Archie, Queensville; Hugh, Malcolm, Port Hawksebury; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Mary Kennedy, Sadie Gillis; brothers, Donald, Ronald, John, Joseph. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Atlantic Funeral Home, Bayers Road, Halifax. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Normandy Drive, Halifax, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Body will be transferred to MacIsaac Funeral Home, Pleasant Street, Antigonish, for visitation 7-10 p.m. Wednesday. A second funeral 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish. Family flowers only. Donations to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, or Foster Parents Plan, 95 St. Clair Ave. W., Suite 1001, Toronto, ON M4V 3B5.
MacNEIL, Mary Elizabeth
MacNEIL, Mary Elizabeth - 81, Breton Bay Nursing Home, formerly of Patrick Street, Scotchtown, died February 14, 1999, in the home. Born in Gillis Lake, she was a daughter of the late Vincent and Mary (MacDonald) MacDonald. She was a member of St. Michael's Church and of the Altar Society. Surviving are sons, Vincent, Dartmouth; Donald, Arichat; brother, Rev. Allen MacDonald, Havre Boucher; seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, John J. MacNeil; son, Rev. Allen MacNeil; brother, Alex. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, all in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 381 Smith St., New Waterford. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Michael's Church, Rev. Lester Marchand officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Family flowers only by request. Donations to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
O'LEARY, Ena M.
O'LEARY, Ena M. - 88, St. Vincent's Guest House, Halifax, died February 14, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in West Quoddy, Halifax Co., she was a daughter of the late Edward and Hattie (McLeod) O'Leary. She was employed for many years at CFB Stadacona. She was actively involved in St. Theresa's Parish. She was a member of the CWL and The Children of Mary. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are nephew, Richard and family, New Hampshire; several cousins. She was predeceased by sisters, Annie, Agnes, Blanche; brothers, Lawrence, Arthur, Leo. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street. Funeral 9 a.m. Friday in St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations to St. Theresa's Church memorial fund.
POWER, Carrie Matilda
POWER, Carrie Matilda - 99, Sheet Harbour, formerly of Mushaboom, died February 14, 1999, in Duncan MacMillan Nursing Home. Born May 19, 1899, in Spry Bay, she was a daughter of the late Zacharia and Hannah (Boutilier) Beaver. She was the last surviving member of her family. She was a very active member of St. Paul's Anglican Church, Mushaboom, as well as ACW and Alter Guild. She loved to knit and sew for her family in her earlier years and enjoyed playing cards. Surviving are son, Albert; daughters, Mamie, Glades Lodge, Halfiax; Una, Dartmouth; 18 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren She was predeceased by her husband, Charles; son, Rubin; daughter Edith; brother Charles; sisters, Nina, Jessie, Sadie, Maude; two children in infancy; great-granddaughters, Natasha, Nicole. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Tuesday, prayers at 7 p.m. Tuesday, all in D.S. Crowell and Son Funeral Home, Sheet Harbour. Funeral 1 p.m. Wednesday in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Mushaboom, Rev. Tom Kerr and Rev. Robert Richmond officiating. Donations to St. Paul's ACW.
QUINLAN, Lloyd Fletcher
QUINLAN, Lloyd Fletcher - 84, Veterans' Place, Yarmouth, formerly of South Side, died February 12, 1999, at Veterans' Place. Born at Stoney Island, Shelburne Co., he was a son of the late Harris and Stella (McComiskey) Quinlan. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 148. Surviving are sons, Kenneth, Oak Park; Rawleigh, South Side; daughter, Nancy, Goose Lake; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Charles, Luther, Lawson, Arthur, Raymond; sisters, Georgina, Ruth, May. Funeral 2 p.m. today in H. Huskilson's Memorial Chapel, Barrington, Rev. Robie Atkinson officiating. Burial in Atlantic Cemetery, Stoney Island. Donations to any charity.
RHODENIZER, Raymond St. Clair
RHODENIZER, Raymond St. Clair - 74, Midville Branch, died February 12, 1999, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Auburndale, he was the son of the late Isaac and Jennie (Hebb) Rhodenizer. He was employed with Bowater Mersey for 27 years. Surviving are his companion, Kathleen Sperry, Midville Branch; sisters, Margaret (Mrs. Roy Publicover), West Dublin; Verna (Mrs. Roy Fraser), Dayspring; Bernice Rhodenizer, Windsor; Ruby Corkum, Middle LaHave; Edith Proctor, Edmonton; Marian Ewer, Windsor Junction; Geraldine Tanner, Bridgewater; Marjorie (Mrs. Calvin Conrad), Sydney. He was predeceased by brother, Murray. Visitation 2:30-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday, all in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Bridgewater, Rev. Hugh McNally officiating. Burial to follow in Midville Branch Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to VON or Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch.
RODGERS, Gordon Vincent
RODGERS, Gordon Vincent - In Ottawa, Friday, February 12, 1999, Gordon Rodgers, age 79, beloved husband of Dina May White; dear father of Gordon (Helen), David (Janet), Paul (Donna), Marlene Latimer (Mike), Stephen (Jo-Ann) and Angela Bradley (Garry); loving grandfather of Jonathon, Paul David, Christina, Justin, Jeff, Jennifer, Adam, Nicholas, Tyler, Nathan, Katie and Chris; son-in-law of Evelyn Smith; dear brother of Gerald, Denis, Josephine Richards and Gladys Petrie. Predeceased by a son, Phillip; grandchildren, Paula and Belinda; and brothers, Ronald, Hugh and Brendon. He was a veteran of the Second World War, RCN CPO 1, CERA; a Knights of Columbus Third Degree Life Member, Council 5717; and was retired from Canada Post. Friends may pay respects at the Kelly Funeral Home, 2313 Carling Ave., Ottawa, from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral Tuesday in St. Augustine's Church for Mass of Christian Funeral at 10 a.m. Followed by cremation. In memoriam donations to the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario would be appreciated.
SELLONS, D. Edward
SELLONS, D. Edward - 51, Western Avenue, Parrsboro, died February 13, 1999, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Parrsboro, he was a son of the late Edward Sellons and Rebecca (Phinney) Sellons, Parrsboro. He worked at the Parrsboro Co-op for 30 years. He served with the Parrsboro Volunteer Fire Department for 25 years and was a past member of the Parrsboro Citizen Band, the Parrsboro Curling Club and the Parrsboro Golf Club. In 1984 his team won the Nova Scotia Firefighters Curling Championship. He was an avid card player. Surviving are his wife, the former Debra Willigar; daughters, Heather, Jennifer, Brittany, at home; sisters, Linda (Mrs. John Meikle), Ottawa, Ont.; Lorene (Mrs. Stephen McGee), Ottawa; brother, Gordon, Halifax; several nieces and nephews. Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday in St. George's Anglican Church, Parrsboro, Rev. Robert Richmond officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Donations to St. George's Anglican Church or any charity.