ARCHIBALD (Chase), Barbara Jean
ARCHIBALD (Chase), Barbara Jean - 73, 14 Braemar Dr., Wolfville, died August 25, 1998, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Port Williams, she was the daughter of the late George A. and Almena (Cogswell) Chase. She graduated with a bachelor of nursing science from Queen's University in 1949 and a master of arts in clinical psychology from Dalhousie University in 1963. In May, 1998 she received an honorary doctorate of civil laws from Acadia University. She was instrumental in founding the Valley Child Development Association in 1984. She is survived by her husband, Donald F. Archibald; step-daughters, Elisabeth Gerver (Peter Stoward); Jean Lawson (Ron); Joyce Archibald (Gregory Peterson); grandchildren, Sascha, Miriam, Leana, Vanessa, Emma, Nicole; great-grandsons, Giles and Nikolas; brother, Leonard Chase and sister-in-law, Verna Chase; nephews, Bruce Chase, Brian Chase, Douglas (Robyn) Chase; great-niece, Hayley. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Stephen. Cremation has taken place under the direction of H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Wolfville. There will be no visitation. Memorial service will be held in St. Andrew's United Church, Wolfville, at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 29, with reception in the church hall, Rev. Ray Francis officiating. Donations please to the Valley Child Development Association, PO Box 63, Kentville, B4N 3V9, or a charity of choice.
DUNBAR, Cecil Wayne
DUNBAR, Cecil Wayne - 53, Gibsons, B.C., died August 17, 1998. Born in Ellershouse, Hants Co., January 11, 1945, he was a son of the late Clarence and Laurie (Davis) Dunbar. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy, and lived and worked in Toronto for a number of years. He was self-employed in the taxi industry in St. Albert, Alta., and in 1988, moved to Gibsons, B.C. Surviving is his brother, Hughie, Vernon, B.C. He was predeceased by brothers, Reid, Clarence Jr. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Louise Union Church, Ellershouse. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity.
McISAAC, James A.
McISAAC, James A. - 87, Maple Hill Manor, New Waterford, formerly of Victoria Mines, died August 25, 1998, in New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in Hazel Hill, he was a son of the late Alexander and Elizabeth (Hartling) McIsaac. He was a member of St. Alphonsus Church, Victoria Mines. He was at one time self-employed as a carpenter and later worked with various contractors, including J.W. Stephens and Jim Borden Construction. He was the recipient of a 50-year pin by the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, in recognition of his service. Surviving are his wife, the former Anna Mae MacDougall; brothers, Neil, Francis, Hazel Hill; Archibald, Bayfield Road, Antigonish Co.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Jennie, Nora, Nellie, Margaret. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Funeral 10 a.m. Friday in St. Alphonsus Church, Rev. Everett MacDow officiating. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Donations to St. Alphonsus Church or Maple Hill Manor.
JONES, Doris - 78, Eastern Passage, died Tuesday, August 25, 1998, in Ocean View Manor, Eastern Passage. Born in Cardiff, Wales, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Beatrice (Turner) Windsor. She is survived by her husband, George; sons, Richard and wife Judy, Eastern Passage; Christopher and wife Nicki, Nobleton, Ont.; brother, Harry Windsor, Cardiff, Wales; grandsons, Gareth, Ian, Corey, Geoffrey. She was predeceased by grandson, Phillip; sister, Peggy Money. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation by request. Arrangements have been entrusted to Eastern Community Passage Funeral Home.
COVIN, Joseph (Joe)
COVIN, Joseph (Joe) - 90, Halifax, died August 24, 1998, in Northwood Centre. Born in West Arichat, he was a son of the late Charles and Mary Covin. He was a longtime resident of Halifax and was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are his wife, the former Angeline Sampson; sons, Roy, West Arichat; Alfred, Halifax; daughters, Mary (Mrs. James Dunn), Dartmouth; Dorothy (Mrs. John Dixon), Carrolls Corner, Halifax Co.; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son, Ambrose; brothers, Albert, Peter, Ernest; sisters, Evangeline, Stella David, Kate Miller; grandson, Keith Dixon. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral 10 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
HOWLAND, Vernon Wadsworth, Captain RCN (retired)
HOWLAND, Vernon Wadsworth, Captain RCN (retired) - 82, Halifax, died March 19, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Winnipeg, he was a son of William Ford and Helen (Wadsworth) Howland. He attended Trinity College School, Port Hope, Ontario. He joined the Toronto Division RCNVR as a Paymaster Sub Lieutenant in June 1937. Served ashore and afloat in Second World War. Transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy in 1944, and served until retirement in 1973. Surviving are sons, Rodney, Oakville, Ont.; Thomas, Martinsville, Va.; daughter, Sherry Irvine, Victoria, B.C.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild. He was predeceased by wife, Joan (Nuttall) Howland. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, in the Stadacona Chapel, Rev. Black officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Naval Memorial trust(HMCS Sackville).
BOONE, James A.
BOONE, James A. - 91, MacGillivray Guest Home, Sydney, died April 3, 2000, in the home. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late John and Margaret (Burke) Boone. He was a former resident of Cottage Avenue in Dominion. He was very active in community and church affairs in Dominion. He served as a member of council and for 14 years was a provincial government appointee on the Dominion Board of School Commissioners. He served on the Board of Cape Breton County United Way of Giving and headed the Drive for Funds in Dominion. When the Catholic Charity Association functioned he served on the Board and was also a warden at St. Eugene's Parish, Dominion. He was also associated with the Dominion Credit Union Board. He was a former member of the Knights of Columbus, and also to 3rd Degree Team and was also a volunteer fireman in Dominion. He was employed for one year at the coal industry at 1 A Colliery. He was a very active businessman. In 1933, he opened Boone's Bakery on Union St. He continued the baking operation until 1949, when it was taken over for a few years by his brother, Bill. He along with Buddy Grace established Boone and Grace Motors, a car dealership on Union St., Glace Bay. Later he joined the sales staff of R.J. Logue Ltd. on Pitt and Price Sts., Sydney and continued on with the firm now known as MacIntyre Chev Olds Ltd., Disco St. He retired in 1978. He was an avid gardener. He loved Dominion and was very proud of the local history. Surviving are sons, Aubrey Boone, Halifax; Leonard Boone, Ottawa; Rev. Leo Boone, St. Anthony Daniel Parish, Sydney; daughters, Ann MacIsaac, Ottawa; Alice Boone, Sydney; Gladys Doherty, Dartmouth; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Olive Kuhn; sisters, Bertha, Loretta, Alice, Margaret, Gladys; brothers, Ben, Joe, Stan, Thomas, Fabian, William and Adrian; son, John. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday in St. Eugene's Church, Dominion, Rev. Jim Oliver officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Eugene's Building Fund. Members of the Glace Bay KOC Council are asked to meet in the funeral home, today at 7:30 p.m. for prayers.
KENNEDY, Robert - The death of Robert Kennedy occurred April 5, 2000. He was born in Inverness, Scotland, the youngest child of the late James Grant and Mary (Ritchie) Kennedy, (formerly of Edinburgh, Scotland). He is survived by his wife, Doris (Farquhar), Toronto; sons, Robert and wife Jackie, Toronto; Jim and wife Katherine, Dartmouth; four grandchildren; sister, Alice Young, Scotland. He was a graduate of Edinburgh University and taught in Scottish schools before coming to Canada. During the Second World War, he served in the Air Ministry and as a Flight Lieutenant, in the Royal Air Force Meteorological Service in Britain and the Western Mediterranean, receiving a Mention in Dispatches. He came to Canada in 1948, as Principal of Pictou Academy and later joined the staff of the Nova Scotia Department of Education, first in adult education in Northwestern Nova Scotia and then as Provincial Television Teacher of Science. A variety of social and professional involvement included Chairmanship of the Maritime Conservatory of Music, of the Nova Scotia Arts Council and of the Mathematics Curriculum Committee for the province, as well as church organizations. Since retirement in 1962, Mr. Kennedy was active as a freelance radio broadcaster and writer and was awarded Honorary Membership of ACTRA. He was also very closely involved in the field of life-long learning in the greater Halifax area, especially in relation to the older citizen and was an Honorary Member of the Metro Council on Council on Continuing Education. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, in Calvin Presbyterian Church, Ashburn Ave., Halifax, Rev. Sydney MacDonald officiating.
McPHERSON, David Paul
McPHERSON, David Paul - 41, passed away April 5, 2000, while vacationing in Cuba. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Shirley (Slaunwhite) McPherson and the late Thomas H. McPherson. He lived most of his life in Purcell's Cove, Halifax, also Glen Road, Brookfield, Colchester County. He was an avid hunter, an outdoorsman and a very kind person. He had a lot of compassion for people and will be greatly missed. His greatest love was for his wife and children. He is survived by wife, Terry Lynn (Dykeman) McPherson; sons, Shawn and Cory; brothers, Thomas Jr., Halifax; Kevin, Brookfield; George, Prince Edward Island; sister, Belinda and brother-in-law, John Preston, Halifax; also, several nieces and nephews. Arrangements will be at a later date.
SAUVÉ, Charles - 74, Port Hawkesbury, died peacefully April 6, 2000, after losing a brave battle with cancer. Born in Témiscaming, Que., he was a son of the late Ovila and Florida (Bellefeuille). He was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Port Hawkesbury. Charles worked 27 years in the pulp mill in Témiscaming before moving to Port Hawkesbury in 1972. He then continued to work for Stora for 18 years until his retirement in 1991. He is survived by his wife Margaret; daughters, Pauline (Murdock) Cochrane, Alberta; Ginette (Haddock), Nanaimo, B.C.; sons, Jéan-Paul, Gérard, both of Sudbury, Ont.; Jacques, Lower Sackville; André, Louisdale; sisters, Eveline Thibodeault, Quebec; Marie Laure, Sabourin, Ont.; brother, Raymond, Quebec. The remains will rest in Green's Funeral Home, 507 Bernard St., 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday. At the request of the family there will be no visitation on Sunday. Cremation to follow. Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph's Church, Port Hawkesbury, Rev. Bill Burke officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Strait Richmond Palliative Care Society. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of J.F. Greene Funeral Service Limited, 507 Bernard St., Port Hawkesbury.
HOLMES, John Andrew
HOLMES, John Andrew - Porters Lane, Westville, died April 11, 2000, in Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow. Born in MacPherson's Mills, Pictou Co., he was a son of the late Duncan D. and Minnie (MacPherson) Holmes. He worked on the family farm at MacPherson's Mills until he moved to Westville in 1956. He also worked at Maritime Steel Ltd. until his retirement in 1977. He was an adherent of The St. Paul United Church, Westville. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, the former Hester Wood; grandson, Nathan Kardish; son-in-law, Harry Kardish, Halifax; granddaughter, Sharon Adamson, Ontario; sister, Mary Weir, Sherbrooke, Guysborough Co.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter, Ruth Kardish; son, John Robert in infancy; brothers, James and Alex, New Glasgow. His remains are resting in Eagles Funeral Home, Westville, with visiting hours from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, from where the funeral will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Rev. Fred Archibald officiating. Burial in MacPherson's Mills Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Diabetic Clinic of the Aberdeen Hospital, the MacPherson's Mills Cemetery or a charity of your choice.
MOMBOURQUETTE, Frank James "Frankie I"
MOMBOURQUETTE, Frank James "Frankie I" - 83, L'Ardoise, died Friday, April 14, 2000, in the Strait Richmond Hospital. Born in L'Ardoise July 3, 1916, he was a son of the late Alex and Maggie (Barron) Mombourquette. He was a member of Holy Guardian Angels Parish and was very much involved in all aspects and roles of community life. He was a long-time member of the Parish Council, an usher at church, a founding member of the Dr. Wm B. Kingston Memorial Clinic, The L'Ardoise Men's Club, and Acadian Festival. He retired from driving the mail between St. Peters and L'Ardoise after 56 years of service. He had operated Frank's Bus and Taxi Service from 1943-1971. He was co-owner and operator of S & M Texaco Service Station from 1962-1967. January 1, 1963, he started his own company "Frank's Fuels". His business motto was "Let's Be Warm Friends", a motto he always lived by. He served as Municipal councilor for District 15 L'Ardoise from 1952-1967 and as a member of the Richmond Municipal School Board during the same period of time. In 1992, on the occasion of 125th Anniversary of Confederation, he was awarded the confederation medal for his dedicated service to the community. He was an ardent member of the Progressive Conservative Party. Frank is survived by his wife of 58 years the former Kathleen Martell; daughters, Rose (Joe) Cooke, St. Peters; Patricia (Rene) Samson, Betty Anne (Emile) Boulet, L'Ardoise; Jeannette (Paul) Parry, Lower Sackville; Germaine (Robert) Gargan, Halifax; sons, Frankie (Florence MacMillan) and Gregory (Barbara Pilon), L'Ardoise. He is also survived by grandchildren, Pierre, Todd (Jennifer), Chad (Trish), Adam, Scott, David, Denny, Colleen (Kevin), Russell (Saskia), Karen (Darrell), Janelle, Laura, Jamie, Brent; two great-grandchildren, Aico and Julia; also survived by several nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Annie Mae. He was predeceased in 1963 by his only brother, Charlie; two grandsons in infancy. The remains will be resting in L'Ardoise Funeral Home from 2-9 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 18 in Holy Guardian Angels Church, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Cremation to follow. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Diabetic Association, Dr. Wm B. Kingston Clinic or charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peters.
SMITH, Isabel - Knoydart, Antigonish Co., died April 17, 1999, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Arisaig, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Sarah (MacDonald) Smith. She worked a number of years in the United States. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family Surviving are a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Christie MacDougall, Katherine Smith, Cassie, Margaret; brothers, Angus, William, Ronald, Hugh; nephew, Hugh Smith; niece, Mary Grant. Visitation 2-4, -9 p.m. today, in MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish. Funeral 11 am. Monday in St. Margaret of Scotland Church, Arisaig, Rev. Donald MacDonald officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to St. Margaret's Church or the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Atlantic Division.