WOOD, Maurice Chipman (Chip)
WOOD, Maurice Chipman (Chip) - 68, 130 Young St., Truro, died August 26, 1998, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born at Maitland Road, he was a son of the late Russell and Nancy (Gratto) Wood. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving overseas in the Korean Conflict. He was a woodsman, working in lumber mills most of his life and prior to his retirement, was a janitor with Colchester/East Hants School Board. Surviving are daughters, Joan, Truro; Katheleen (Mrs. Lyle Eagles), Ardith (Mrs. George MacDonald), Tatamagouche; sons, David, Daniel, Truro; Richard, Regina; brothers, Owen, Lance, Truro; Oswald, Elmira, Ont.; sisters, June (Mrs. Roy Clayton), Sunderland, Ont.; Joyce MacLeod, Toronto; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandson. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Marjorie Skinner; son, Russell; brothers, Sidney, Douglas; sister, Viola. Visitation 3:30-5, 7-9 p.m. today, Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Truro, tribute service 7 p.m. today, funeral 11 a.m. Friday, all in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, Rev. Brent Robertson officiating. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Burial in Terrace Hill Cemetery, Truro. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Cancer Society, Colchester Regional Hospital palliative care unit or Canadian Paraplegic Association.
EL KHOURY (Chedrawe), Linda
EL KHOURY (Chedrawe), Linda - 57, Chekka, North Lebanon, died August 25, 1998, in Chekka. Born in Hadeth El Jube, North Lebanon, she was a daughter of the late Assad and Lupita Chedrawe. She was a Maronite Christian. She had resided with her family in Dartmouth, recently returning to North Lebanon. Surviving are her husband, Stephen; daughters, Kowkeb, Diana, Katia, Jacqueline, all of Lebanon; sons, Nabil, Dartmouth; Chalita, George, Rabih, all of Lebanon; sisters, Kultoom, Mary, Australia; Georgette, Dartmouth; Sue, Australia; brothers, Elias, Dartmouth; six grandchildren in Canada; nine grandchildren in Lebanon; many relatives in Canada, Australia and Lebanon. She was predeceased by son, Danny in 1997; brothers, Chedrawe, Tannous, Joseph, Akel. Memorial service 7 p.m. Saturday in Our Lady of Lebanon Church, 3844 Dutch Village Rd., Halifax, Msgr. Kheirallah Aoukar officiating.
HAYES, Helen M.
HAYES, Helen M. - Halifax, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on August 26, 1998, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. She was a daughter of the late David and Maude Finlay. Beloved mother of Shirley (Mrs. Robert Fitzgerald), Boston; Barbara Hayter, Halifax; Alice (Mrs. Gordon Hilchie), Ottawa. Also surviving are brothers, James Finlay (Florrie) and William Finlay (Jeannie), Halifax; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandsons. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Tupper Hayes; brother, Frank Finlay; sister, Betty Sarty; son-in-law, Ronald Hayter. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Halifax. Memorial mass will be held Saturday, August 29, at 12 noon in Canadian Martyrs Church. A reception will follow in the church hall.
CROSSMAN, Lloyd Young
CROSSMAN, Lloyd Young - 71, 71 King St., Truro, passed away August 25, 1998, at home. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Noble and Alva (Young) Crossman. Lloyd was the oldest employee of House of Hay Ltd. and associated companies, where he worked for many years as office manager. He was the former owner of L.Y. Crossman Restaurants Ltd., which operated Fletcher's Restaurant and the Trotter Drive-In Restaurant in Bible Hill. He was a former president of Fundy Developments Ltd.; charter member of the Jollity Horseman's Club Ltd., which leased and operated the Truro Raceway. For many years he was the pari-mutuel and concession manager at the raceway. He is survived by brother, Avard and wife Florence, Truro; several nephews. Visitation will be held Friday from 7-9 p.m., with memorial service Saturday at 11 a.m., both in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, Rev. Margaret Sagar officiating. Burial in Robie Street Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to The Arthritis Society or a charity of choice.
AVERY, Bradford Elliot
AVERY, Bradford Elliot - Veteran of the Second World War, died August 7, 1998. Survived by brothers, Lou, Stan; sisters, Frances, Beatrice, Dorothy; sons, Michael, Ronald, Vernon, Malcolm; only daughter, Angela; many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Brad had many friends and good times during his years at the plantation. Cremation arrangements under the direction of Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth. As there was no service, it would like to be known that he was placed to rest beside Adena in Lower Argyle Cemetery. Any donation may be made to your local branch of the Canadian Cancer Society. Brad was a good man with a big heart and will be sadly missed.
REEVES, Roland (Rollie)
REEVES, Roland (Rollie) - Lower Sackville, passed away Monday, August 24, 1998, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Roland and Gladys (Nagle) Reeves. He was a retired 46-year member of Local 269, ILA. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary (Myrick); sons, Roland (Skip) (Heather), Kingston, Kings Co.; David, Sackville; daughters, Susan Touchie (Dan), Moncton, N.B.; Sandra Best, Brenda Tanner (John), Wanda Reeves, Darlene Carr (David), all of Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Daniel, Tara, Tammara, Scott, Cheyenne, Ashley, Andrew (Bru), Alicia, Natasha and Nicole; brothers, Clifford, Black Point; Edward, Halifax; several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by son, Paul; brother, Clarence; sisters, Daisy Sankey, Aveldras Liggins. Visitation will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr. Lower Sackville. Funeral service 3 p.m. Thursday in St. John Vianney Church, Rev. Louis Caissie officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, Sackville Branch 51, or St. John Vianney Church.
DAVIS, John Ronald (Jack)
DAVIS, John Ronald (Jack) - 83, 71 Mechanic St., Springhill, died August 26, 1998, in All Saints Hospital, Springhill. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late George and Lillian (Buck) Davis. He was an employee of Canada Packers Inc. for 30 years, having served as former branch manager in Moncton, N.B., and in Sydney, retiring in 1975. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving from 1940-1945 in the British Isles, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany with the North Nova Scotia Highlanders. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 17, Springhill; Memory Club of North Nova Scotia Highlanders; Masonic Lodge 70, AF&AM, Springhill; United Church of Canada; Professional Sales Association and a former member of the Rotary Club, Sydney. Surviving are his wife, the former Velma Dobson; sons, Ronald, Economy, Colchester Co.; Chris, Halifax; two grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Chris, George; sisters, Annie, Florence, Lillian, Murial, Reta. Cremation has taken place under the direction of A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill. Private family graveside service 3 p.m. Sunday in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, Rev. Elroy McKillop officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity.
WHITE, William - 74, Noel Road, passed away Thursday, October 7, 1999, at home, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Noel Road, he was a son of the late Alfred and Linden (Barron) White. He was a member of St. James Presbyterian Church, Noel Road, a heavy equipment operator for many years and then owned and operated a dairy farm on Noel Road until his retirement. He loved his family, enjoyed horses, bass fishing and card playing. He is survived by his loving wife, the former Evelyn Dickson; daughters, Diana (Dave) Singer, Gormanville; Becky (Dennis) MacPhee, Upper Rawdon; Mabel (Jim) Smith, Milford, Hants Co.; June (Brian) Meade, Tantallon; sons, Stanley (Brenda), Noel Road; Clary (Kathie), Milford, Hants Co.; Alfred (Michelle), Noel Road; 19 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Stuart "Tommy", Kennetcook; sisters, Almira Gorman, Gormanville; Lalia Harvie, Kennetcook; Edna Johnson, Port Elgin, N.B.; Hazel White, White Settlement. He was predeceased by brothers, Marsden, Blois and Lawrence; sister Eva, in infancy; granddaughters, Tammy and Meaghan. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, in Withrow MacMillan Funeral Home, Upper Nine Mile River. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday in St. James Presbyterian Church, Noel Road, Rev. Pat Rose officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, Colchester Regional Hospital or the memorial fund at St. James Presbyterian Church, Noel Road.
GINSBURG, Jack L., PhD, BA
GINSBURG, Jack L., PhD, BA - Chemistry professor, Saint Mary's University, Halifax. Jack's journey through life came to an end on August 20, 1998. Jack was born in Philadelphia on July 8, 1941. Predeceased by mother, Anet; father Joseph, and sister Carol. Survived by his best friend and loving wife, Louise. Memories of Jack will remain in the hearts of four sisters and four brothers-in-law, many nephews, nieces, grandnephew and grandnieces, cousins, friends, colleagues and former students. Jack received his post-secondary education at Temple University, Pennsylvania State University, Rutgers University and McMaster University. Since 1969 he was employed by Saint Mary's University. Besides his teaching and research responsibilities, Jack served as department chairman for chemistry, acting dean of science, member of the board and senate, union president, union executive member and a member of various university committees. Jack was a recipient of the "Father Stewart" Excellence in Teaching Award. Jack was one of the original organizers of the Society for American Wines. He served as chapter president and national eastern president. Jack was interested in and enjoyed music, nature, travel, literature, sports and had an adventuresome spirit to living to the fullest. Jack had a social conscience and valued justice and equality. J. Albert Walker Funeral Home was in charge of the funeral arrangements. Jack was placed in St John's Columbarium. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jack may be made to: Dr. Jack L. Ginsburg, Chemistry Scholarship Fund, St. Mary's University/Development Office, 923 Robie St., Halifax, NS B3H 3C3. In celebration of Jack's life, a reception will be held at St. Mary's University at a later date.
SAMPSON, Francis Robert
SAMPSON, Francis Robert - 56, Halifax, died August 24, 1998, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Formerly of D'Escousse, Richmond Co., he was a son of Simon Sampson, Ontario, and the late Mildred MacIntosh. Surviving are son, Darren, Dartmouth; brother, Richard, Pondville, Richmond Co.; sisters, Violet, Sylvia, Bernadette, Ontario; many friends in Halifax. He was predeceased by brother, David. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home. Burial at a later date in D'Escousse. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
LYNCH, Moody Charles (Junior)
LYNCH, Moody Charles (Junior) - 64, Fort McMurray, Alta., died in July, 1998, in Whitemud Falls, Alta. Born in Newport Corner, he was the only son of Malinda (MacKenzie) Lynch and the late Moody C. Lynch Sr. Surviving are his former wife, Jackie; sons, John, Calgary; Victor, Keith, Fort McMurray; Glen, British Columbia; daughters, Tammy Carter, Sandra, Fort McMurray; 10 grandchildren; sister, Doris (Mrs. Rev. Stewart McLearn), Scotch Village; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by infant son, Kalvin; son-in-law, Luc Carter. Memorial service was held July 27 in All Saints Anglican Church, Fort McMurray, Rev. Fraser Lawton officiated. His ashes will be scattered at a later date over Whitemud Falls, above his cabin on the Clearwater River. Donations to any charity.
HAVERSTOCK, Audrey Marie
HAVERSTOCK, Audrey Marie - 67, Hammonds Plains, passed away peacefully in her sleep August 26, 1998, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Gunningsville, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Howard and Nora (Jonah) Fullerton. Her family moved to Middle Sackville in 1942, where she lived until her marriage in 1952, when she moved to Hammonds Plains. She was a member of First United Baptist Church, Hammonds Plains, where she was dedicated in serving the church until her illness. She is survived by her husband, Kendall, sons, Leslie and wife Catherine, Bon Accord, Alta.; Reid and wife Darlene, Kelowna, B.C.; Blair, Halifax; brother, Herman, Lower Sackville; sisters, Myrtle Coughlan, Marion Schnare, Halifax; granddaughters, Patricia, Amanda, Dawn, Sarah; grandson, Matthew. She was predeceased by brothers, Stanley, Paul; sister, Evelyn. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday, August 28, in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, Bedford. Memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday, August 29, in First United Baptist Church, Hammonds Plains, Rev. William Woodworth officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to First United Baptist Church, the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch, or charity of choice.