COMEAU, Victor Louis
COMEAU, Victor Louis - 62, Yarmouth, died April 15, 1999, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Melbourne Yarmouth, Co. He was a son of Evelyn Pothier, Tidal View Manor, and the late Emile Comeau. Surviving are his wife, Jeanette Comeau; son, Jerry Comeau, Alberta; daughters, Paula Comeau, Yarmouth; Wendy Comeau, Halifax. He was a loving grandfather to Nicole Comeau, and to his great-granddaughters, Paige and Samantha Comeau and grandson, Matthew. He is also survived by brother, Hubert Comeau, Melbourne, Yarmouth Co.; sisters, Betty Pothier, Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co.; Beulah Fenton, Melbourne, Yarmouth Co. He was predeceased by sister Doris, in infancy. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Monday, April 19, in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Main Street, Yarmouth, Rev. Joseph officiating. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Diabetes Association and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
CORRIGAN, Ada Kathleen
CORRIGAN, Ada Kathleen - 85, a former longtime resident of Holland Street, Reserve Mines, passed away away as she lived with quiet peace and dignity, surrounded by her loving family at the home of her devoted daughter and steadfast care provider, Carol Ann and her husband David Bailey, 28 Northwood St., Glace Bay. Born in London, England, she was a daughter of the late William and Jane (Ebbs) Bywaters. Ada arrived in Canada as a young war bride in October, 1945 accompanied by her infant daughter Kathleen. A most gracious lady, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother whose greatest joy and solace to the end was the presence of her family. She was a long time adherent of St. Joseph's Parish, Reserve Mines. Besides Carol Ann, she is also survived by daughters, Kathleen (Mrs. John McIntosh), Maureen Corrigan, both of Dartmouth; son, Michael (Donna), Dominion; sister-in-law, Betty Rich, New Waterford; grandchildren, Derek, Shane and Jamie Bailey, Darryl, Lisa and April Burton, Brian and Heather McIntosh, Ryan and Brenna Corrigan, great-grandchild, Leo Mitchell Bailey; sister, Elizabeth Baxter; brother, Alfred Bywaters, both of London, England. She was predeceased by her husband Michael Richard in 1988; sisters, Mary Stearn, Lillian Kelly, Jane Castle and a brother Bill. Visitation will take place today from 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St. Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be on Monday at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Reserve Mines, Rev. Ray Huntley officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Chapter of VON Cape Breton.
SAMSON, Alvinia Mary
SAMSON, Alvinia Mary - 82, Halifax, died April 17, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in the Magdalen Islands, she was a daughter of the late Clifonse and Exilda Chevarie. She was a long time member of St. John the Baptist Parish. She is survived by daughters, Jeanette and husband Leo Conrad, Theresa and husband Lloyd MacDonald, Ann and husband David Smart, Rita Samson Davis, all of Halifax; Lorraine and husband Peter Gaudet, Amherst; sons, Stephen and Paul, both of Halifax; sisters, Margaret Sampson, Halifax; Lucien (Mrs. Norman Legere, New Brunswick; Fabiola Sampson, Alice (Mrs. Jean Guy Bertrand), both of Quebec; brothers, Willie and Rene, both of the Magdalen Islands; brother, Felix, Quebec; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Simon; sisters, Stella Melanson, Rosanna Muise, Annette Bedard; brother, Edward. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m .today, 2-4 , 7-9 p.m. Monday in the J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Windsor St. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Purcell's Cove Road. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
MARTELL, James H. "Jimmie"
MARTELL, James H. "Jimmie" - L'Ardoise, passed away Friday, April 16, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Rockdale, he was a son of the late Wilfred and Nona (Langille) Martell. He was a member of Holy Guardian Angels Parish L'Ardoise. He served overseas with the Canadian Armed Forces during the Second World War and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 47, St. Peters. He is survived by his wife the former Theresa Martell; brothers, Lawrence Rockdale, Charles, Halifax; Lester, L'Ardoise; sisters, Elizabeth Boulet, West L'Ardoise; and Leona Landry Rockdale; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother John and sisters Cora MacDonald and Kathleen in infancy. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until 9 p.m today at the L'Ardoise Parish Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be held on Monday at 3 p.m. from Holy Guardian Angels Funeral Home, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Interment will take place in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the any charity. Funeral under the direction of W.J. Whitty Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.
CLARK, Gordon Albert
CLARK, Gordon Albert - 75, Napean, Ont., formerly of River Herbert, died September 27, 1999, at home. He was a son of the late Albert and Emile Clark. He served with RCAF for 28 years. After retirement he served as a special constable with the R.C.M.P. and the Communications Security Establishments, R.C.A.F. Surviving are his wife, the former Doreen Elliott; sons Terry, Rick; three grandsons. He was predeceased by sister, Sheila MacDonald, Springhill. Funeral was held September 30 at 1 p.m. in Kelly Funeral Home, 2313 Carling Avenue. Burial in Capital Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity.
SILVER, Reginald Leander "Reg"
SILVER, Reginald Leander "Reg" - 60, Church St. Ext., Antigonish, died September 30, 1999, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish, after a long and courageous battle with illness. Born in Lunenburg, he was a son of the late Ellard R. and Lucille Harriett (Tanner) Silver. He was a lifelong resident of Antigonish. In 1958 he joined his father working at the family business, Silver and Roberts, later known as Silver and Hanifen. After his father's retirement in 1981, he and his brother, Eugene joined partnership to manage Silver and Hanifen Plumbing and Heating until 1998. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing and spending time at his camp in Round Lake, Guysborough Co. Reg was instrumental in the formation in the Beech Hill Fire Dept. in 1985, and was a member until his death. He was an active member of the Fire Department and organized many fundraising activities and other events. In association with the coalition for persons with disabilities, Reg was responsible for lobbying local community leaders and groups to establish parking spaces for the handicapped in key spaces along Main Street, Antigonish. He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra (MacDonald); daughters, Brenda Silver (husband Mark MacEachern), Lower South River; Alison Silver (partner Blair Bruce), Ottawa; brother, Eugene (Edna); niece, Kim (partner Corey Colley), Antigonish; grandniece, Natasha; and step-mother, Jean (Teasdale), Silver. Visitation was held in MacIsaac Funeral Home, 61 Pleasant St., Antigonish. Private family funeral service was held. Burial was in St. Ninian's Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made to St. Martha's Palliative Care or a charity of your choice.
STATES, Ralph Albert "Bus"
STATES, Ralph Albert "Bus" - 69, Panuke Road, Three Mile Plains, Hants Co., passed away on Monday, October 4, 1999, in the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born March 24, 1930, in Windsor, Hants Co., he was a son of the late Harold and Gertrude (Johnson) States. Bus was a well-known and respected welder in his working years. He was employed with the Halifax Dockyards, Esso in Burnside and with the Gypsum Company in Wentworth before retiring in 1976. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving as an ambulance driver in the Canadian Army in Germany. He was a lover of music, singing and playing guitar. Bus was a member of the Roddie Crowe Memorial Singers and The Mariners. He had entertained people all over Hants County, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. Bus was also an avid song writer. He was a former member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 9, Windsor. He was a member of the Men's Brotherhood at Windsor Plains Baptist Church. Bus was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, and will be sadly missed by his family, friends and community. He is survived by daughters, Sharon, Three Mile Plains; Crystal, Dartmouth; Jessica, at home; sons, Jonathan and Nita, Toronto; Mitchell "Mitch" and Cindy, Brampton, Ont.; George and Jana, Halifax; Alberta and Rita, Tottenham, Ont.; grandchildren, Melissa, T.J., Toko, Cory, Kysha, Megan, Tyler; great-granddaughter, Mckayla; sisters, Elsie States, Beechville, Halifax Co.; June Upshaw, Kendall Heights; brothers, Alonzo "Hughie" and Marion, Mississauga, Ont.; Harold Jr., Halifax; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Joan Maxine States (1991); daughters, Glenda, Janet and Jennifer; son, Bruce; sisters, Caroline Upshaw, Vivian Brown, Iona States; brothers, Grant, Ronald and Arthur. Visitation Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King St. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday from Windsor Plains Baptist Church, Rev. Moses Adekola officiating. Burial to follow in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. Royal Canadian Legion tribute service 6:45 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
SZETO, Michael Siu Kin
SZETO, Michael Siu Kin - Terrace Street, Sydney, died, October 3, 1999, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Canton, China, he was a son of the late Shu Yiu and Chor Po (Lam) Szeto. He came to Canada in 1967 and lived in Ottawa. In 1978, he moved to Sydney and was the co-owner of the Peking Restaurant. Surviving are his wife, Yuk Kuen "Susan Wong"; sons, Andy, Toronto; Raymond, Ottawa; Erik, at home; sisters, Lai Hing, Sydney; Lai Chui "Betty", Halifax; brothers, Siu Chi, Sydney; Siu Ko "Miller", Sydney; Siu Wai "Wally", Sydney. Visitation in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Friday 2-4, 7-9 p.m., funeral in the chapel on Saturday 10 a.m., Rev. Jackie MacDonald officiating.
TOBEY, Margaret Elliott
TOBEY, Margaret Elliott - 96, Port Hood, died Monday October 4, 1999, in Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home. Born in Black River, Pictou Co., she was a daughter of the late Dan and Jessie (Grant) Elliot. She was a member of St. Stephen's United Church, Port Hood and a lifetime member of St. Stephen's UCW. She was a member of the Port Hood Branch of the Canadian Red Cross and a retired school teacher. Surviving are daughters, Barbara (Cameron) Gillis and Jerome, South West Margaree; Brenda MacIsaac and Angus, Port Hood; grandchildren, Rodger Cameron, Kentville; Kelly Cameron, Port Hood; Tobey MacKenzie, Port Hood; Colin MacKenzie, Calgary; Michael MacIsaac, Port Hood; Matthew MacIsaac, Port Hood; great-grandchildren, Brett Cameron, Port Hood; Reid Cameron, Kentville; Hillary Cameron, Kentville. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter Tobey; sisters, Frances Cameron, Lyna Murray; brother, Albert Elliott. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in the St. Stephen's United Church Hall. Funeral service for the late Mrs. Tobey will be 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Stephen's United Church, Port Hood, Rev. Linda Townsend and Rev. Don Willmer officiating. Interment in Union Cemetery, Port Hood. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made to St. Stephen's United Church, Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home or charity of choice. Arrangements under the direction of Inverness Funeral Home.
HIRTLE, Raymond E.
HIRTLE, Raymond E. - 86, Northfield, Queens Co., died April 17, 2000, in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in West Clifford, he was the last surviving child of Joshua and Josephine (Oickle) Hirtle. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Canadian Army. He worked at various jobs through out his life including Road Foreman with the Department of Transportation, a watchman at Keji Park, drove truck of Junior Mailman, worked at Doug Parkers Sawmill and worked in the woods. He was a member of A.L. Patterson Branch 87 of the Royal Canadian Legion in Caledonia. Surviving are daughters, Sylvia Fancy, Weymouth; Gloria Hirtle, Northfield; sons, Byron, Northfield; Lawrence, Ottawa; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Patricia McBride; son, Harry; grandson, Ray; sisters, Grace, Inez; brother, Harold. Visitation 12:30-2 p.m. Thursday in Northfield United Baptist Church, funeral service 2 p.m., Pastor Randall Reed officiating, assisted by Pastor Daniel Walton. Burial in St. Jerome's Catholic Church Cemetery, West Caledonia. In lieu of flowers, donations to the North Queens Fire Association, or to A.L. Patterson Branch 87 of the Royal Canadian Legion.
ROONEY, Sister Catherine, CND (Sr. St. Philip of the Savior)
ROONEY, Sister Catherine, CND (Sr. St. Philip of the Savior) - 89, died October 4, 1999, in Notre Dame Convent, Charlottetown. She was predeceased by sisters, Mary, Sister Eileen, RSM; Rose; brothers, Philip, Dennis, Father Alphonse, Father Joseph, Father Patrick, Father James, Father Eugene, Michael, William, Francis; sister-in-law, Dorothy Rooney; many nieces and nephews.Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in Notre Dame Convent, 246 Sydney St. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Dunstan's Basilica, Charlottetown. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Belvedere Funeral Home.
DENHERTOG, Adrianus Cornelis "Adrian"
DENHERTOG, Adrianus Cornelis "Adrian" - Nine Mile River, passed away after a brave struggle with cancer. He was attended at bedside by his wife, Johanna; daughters, Hendrika and Patricia; and sister-in-law, Helena Dill. Devoted husband, father and grandfather, he was born in Leiden, the Netherlands, August 5, 1926. He had served as a member of the Royal Dutch Marine Corps. Adrian and his wife Johanna emigrated from the Netherlands to Canada in May 1956 and settled in Nova Scotia. Over the years, Adrian was an active member of the Nova Scotia landscaping and gardening community. He was garden superintendent for Mount Saint Vincent University for many years, and subsequently was Superintendent of Parks for the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Dartmouth for 15 years. At home he and Joan operated a flower garden from which he marketed cut flowes at the Halifax Farmer's Market for several years. He is survived by his wife, Johanna (Bakker); daughters, Hendrika Brown, Yellowknife, N.W.T. and Patricia Perkins, Provost, Alta.; and son, William Denhertog, Vancouver, B.C.; grandchildren, Michael Brown and David, Alison and Benjamin Perkins. He is survived in the Netherlands by his brothers, Nico, Henk and Kees; niece, Ineke den Hertog. He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Joanna Perkins; his sister, Bertha Reubens (South Africa) and nephew, Rob den Hertog (Netherlands). A celebration of his life will be held at the Nile Mile River Community Hall from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, October 7. His ashes will be interred beside his granddaughter in a service in Chauvin, Alta. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the IWK Grace Foundation or a children's charity.