FRALICK, Geraldine Frances "Gerry"
FRALICK, Geraldine Frances "Gerry" - RR 1, Milford, passed away peacefully in her home, Thursday, September 30, 1999, in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Allan John Albert Fralick, and much loved mother of Rick, RR 1, Milford and Pamela, Toronto. Loving daughter of the late Alma Doubleday and Henry Ellis. Funeral service was held in St. Philip's Church, Milford on Monday October 4, at 1 p.m., followed by interment in Cherry Valley Cemetery, Rev. Pat Patterson officiated. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia would be appreciated by the family (cheques preferred please). Arrangements entrusted to Hicks Funeral Home, 2 Centre St., Picton.
HARDING, Florie Vivian
HARDING, Florie Vivian - Aged 89 years, was born in Forbes Point, on September 26, 1909. She was the daughter of the late Edward James and Eunice (Forbes) Nickerson. She is survived by sons, Elroy, Denmark, Iowa, and Terry Harding, Digby; daughters, Mrs. Eulah Gaudett, Mrs. Lena (Ivan) Prime, New Tusket; Ms. Carol Vater, New Westminster, B.C.; Mrs. Patricia (John) Warren, Harcourt, N.B.; sisters are Mrs. Ruth White, Yarmouth; Mrs. Gertrude Jeffrey, Hebron; Mrs. Audrey (Bernard) Amiro, Pubnico; brother, James E. Nickerson, Shag Harbour; stepsisters, Mrs. Sybil (Wynn) Nickerson, Kingston; Mrs. Mamie (Ronnie) Forbes, Forbes Point; and Mrs. Barbara Scott, Barrington. She was always proud to tell about her 15 grandchildren, 16 great- grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. She grew up as the oldest daughter of a lobster fisherman and lived with her family in a large house near a fishing wharf. She married in 1930 at the age of 21. After raising a family and becoming a widow in 1974, she decided in 1977 to move to British Columbia, where she resided until her death on September 24, 1999. She died peacefully in the presence of family two days before her 90th birthday. She was predeceased by her husband, Stillman Edwin "Johnnie" Harding; stepmother, Muriel Nickerson, Forbes Point; and stepsister, Elsie Zwicker, Shelburne. Vivian loved crocheting, and made afghans for the whole family to treasure. An avid reader, she listened to audio books after losing her sight; enjoyed crossword puzzles, TV game shows, current events, poetry, and a good joke. She loved flower gardens, and grew beautiful African Violets and geraniums. Vivian enjoyed country life and always remembered her roots with fondness. After a memorial service at the Havelock Wesleyan Church at 3 p.m. on October 10, she will be placed to rest beside her husband in Lakeside Cemetery in Havelock. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
LANE, Dorothy Margaret "Dot"
LANE, Dorothy Margaret "Dot" - 82, Halifax, passed away October 3, 1999, in Fairview Villa. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Catherine (Evans) White. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a longtime member of the Salvation Army, Spryfield Citadel and an active member of the Home League and looked after the cradle roll. Surviving are sons, Thomas (Leila) White, Halifax; Walter Lane, Moncton; Robert (Marlene) Lane, Hatchett Lake; David (Sharon) Lane, Timberlea; Derek "Ricky" (Heather) Lane, Lower Sackville; daughters, Gwen (Jerry) Crawley; Donna (Robert "Bob") Anctil, Patricia (Peter) Roy, both of Pleasantville; Diane (David) Giles, Hammonds Plains; brother, Joseph White, Halifax; 25 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter D. Lane; brothers, Thomas, and Mickey; sister, Kathleen; daughter-in-law, Anne Lane; grandchildren, Bruce Lane, Debra Crawley and Robert Lane. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 6, in the Salvation Army, Spryfield Citadel, 9 Circle Drive, Captain Bond Jennings officiating. Burial in Pleasanthill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
LONGLEY, Margaret P.
LONGLEY, Margaret P. - 83, Canning, passed away at home on October 4, 1999, after a short illness. Born in Canning, she was a daughter of the late Ralph Spurgeon and Mildred E. (Jodrie) Sanford. She was a member of the Canning United Baptist Church and the Canning Women's Institute. In her younger days, she excelled in sports and was a participant in numerous drama productions. She is survived by daughters, Patricia Ann Hiltz (E. Earle), Kentville; M. Gail Longley, Canning; grandchild, Jennifer Elizabeth Hiltz, Halifax; sisters, Mildred I. Pearson (Gordon), Canning; Helen G. Lawrence (George), Edmonton, Alta.; Beulah "Sandy" C. Wood, Amherst; Clara-Jean Ballantine (Murray), Ottawa, Ont.; brother, Eric K. Sanford, Windsor. She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, J. Fletcher Longley, and brothers, Frederick A. and Maurice C. "Bud". Cremation has taken place under the direction of W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville. No visitation by request. Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, October 7, 1999, in the Canning United Baptist Church, with Reverend Andy Crowell and Licentiate Jennifer Longley officiating. Private family burial will take place in Habitant Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Victoria Order of Nurses (Kings Branch) or the charity or your choice.
MANNING, Deanna M.
MANNING, Deanna M. - 33, Whitney Pier, died, October 3 in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Surviving are her parents, Albert and Deborah (Jacobs) Manning; children, Debra Anne, David Lesley, Danielle Rebecca Mae, at home; sisters, Kimberly, Jodey, B.C.; Katherine Anne, Sydney; brother, Albert Joseph, Sydney; many aunts and uncles. Companion, Scott Skinner; aunt, Marilyn Manning. In lieu of flowers, donations to her children or the Canadian Cancer Society. No visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel. Memorial service in the Salvation Army Citadel, Whitney Pier, Tuesday 11 a.m., Capt. Morris Vincent officiating.
MacDONALD, Duncan J. (Johnny Gray Donald)
MacDONALD, Duncan J. (Johnny Gray Donald) - 89, RK MacDonald Nursing Home, formerly of St. Andrews, died October 3, 1999, at the home. Born April 20, 1910 in St. Andrews, he was a son of the late John Laughlin and Isabel (MacNeil) MacDonald. He was a Veteran of the Second World War, and served overseas. He lived in St. Andrews until 1963, when he moved to Massachusetts and worked as an electrician until his retirement in 1977. He then returned to St. Andrews. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 59 and the Oak and Owl Seniors Club, St. Andrews. Surviving are sons Duncan J. "Jody", Bernie (Beth), Donald Mark, Antigonish; John C. "Jack" (Sally), Tewkesbury, Mass.; Alexander "Jerome" (Anita), Billerica, Mass.; daughters, Florence (Vince) MacDonald, Halifax; Veronica (Allan) MacNeil, Antigonish; brothers, Jerome (Marie), George, Hamilton, Ont.; Allan A. (Lorraine), Lochaber; sisters, Mae Smith, Antigonish; Theresa (Robert) Duggan, West Warren, Mass.; 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Katherine "Kaye" Chisholm; infant son, John Colin; brothers, John Angus, Colin Francis; sister, Molly Flemming, and D.J. in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 today in MacIsaac Funeral Home, 61 Pleasant St., Antigonish. Funeral 10:30 am Wednesday in St. Andrews Church, St. Andrews, Rev. Vernon Boutilier officiating. Burial in South River Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to Friends of the R.K.
MacDONALD, Ken C.
MacDONALD, Ken C. - 50, Halifax, died October 4, 1999, in Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII. Born September 27, 1949, in Truro, he was a son of Helen (Campbell) MacDonald and the late Allan MacDonald. During his teaching career he taught at Kings College School, Windsor; Bloomfield, St. Stephens, St. Stephens Highland Park and Highland Park Junior High Schools, all in Halifax. He was a member of the N.S.T.U. and served on numerous committees over the years. He was a member of the Nova Scotia Stamp Club, having served as the club's president, newsletter editor and exhibition judge for many years. He was a member of the Postal History Society of Canada; British North America Philatelic Society; Royal Philatelic Society of Canada and American Philatelic Society. He was an avid collector of postal history and post cards of Halifax and Pictou counties. He was an author and has written "Post Offices and Postal Routes of Halifax County"; "Post Offices and Postal Routes of Pictou County" and a listing of post cards issued in Nova Scotia by county. Surviving are brother Wayne, Kentville; sister, Helene Smith, Bible Hill. Cremation has taken place, memorial service 7 p.m. Wednesday in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, Halifax. Visitation one hour prior to the service. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday in Colchester Community Funeral Home, Truro. No flowers by request, donations to Highland Park School.
MacMULLIN, Roderick Joseph
MacMULLIN, Roderick Joseph - 83, 470 Smith St., New Waterford, died October 3, 1999, in New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. An employee of the Dominion Coal Co. and Cape Breton Development Corp. from 1936 to his retirement in 1981 at Lingan Coal Mine. He was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 3209, New Waterford, becoming a member in 1943. He was also a member of the New Waterford and District Pensioner's Club. He was a member of St. Agnes Church, New Waterford. Surviving are his wife, the former Catherine MacVarish; sons, Ian, Moncton; Donald, Ronald, New Waterford; sisters, Rodena, Effie, Kate, Margaret, Mary. He was predeceased by sister, Catherine. At family's request, no visitation. Memorial mass 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Agnes Church, Rev. Bob Neville officiating. Burial in Mount Carmel Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
MacNEIL (Mayfield), Doreen C.
MacNEIL (Mayfield), Doreen C. - 66, died August 19, 1999, in Scarborough General Hospital. Born in Mulgrave, Guysborough Co., she was a daughter of the late William and Florence Mayfield. She was educated in Halifax, retired from the Toronto school board in 1998. She loved the cottage she shared with her husband, and gardening. Surviving are her husband, Roderick; sons, Fred, Matthew, Wayne, Billy, Toronto; daughters, Tina Barns, Sandra Distefano, Connie, Toronto; several granchildren; sisters, Beryle Brennan, Doris Warner, Marjorie Deegan, Halifax; Faye Clarke, Calgary, Alta.; brothers, William, Pembroke, Ont.; Clifford, Brockville, Ont.; Stanley, Enfield; Winston, Halifax; many friends. She was predeceased by her first husband, Gerald Moe Neil; brothers, Ted, Ronald. Funeral was held in St. Paul O'Connor Funeral Home, Scarbrough, Ont., burial in Pine Hills Cemetery, Scarborough,Ont.
McMILLAN, Frank Clark
McMILLAN, Frank Clark - 58, River John, died October 3, 1999, in Lillian Fraser Hospital, Tatamagouche. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Gordon and Verna (Geehan) McMillan. Surviving are sister, Norma Kerr, Whitehead, Guysborough Co.; brother, Donald, Truro. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Halifax Regional Crematorium. No service by request. Donations to River John Fire Brigade or Pine Grove Cemetery, Oxford.
PUTNAM, Norma Louise
PUTNAM, Norma Louise - 79, passed away peacefully on October 4, 1999, in Hillcrest Manor, Truro. Born in Brookvale, she was a daughter of the late Sidney and Alice (Butcher) McKeen (Middle Musquodoboit). She was a registered nurse, having trained at Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, and worked for a number of years in Toronto, and in later years at Truro Hospital. She is survived by her daughter, Heather Edwards, Truro; grandchildren, Robert, Vance, Heidi, Nicki, all of Truro; two great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Barbara, Belmont, Colchester Co.; sisters, Lillian (Mrs. Shirley McDormand), Bridgewater; Ruth (Mrs. Ron Mowatt), Truro; brother, Norman (Chris) McKeen, Ontario. She was predeceased by her husband, Dave; son, David; brothers, Milton, Gordon, Kenneth, Charles, John; sisters, Isabel, Dorothy Eisan, Edith Staples. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, Rev. Bobbie Fillier officiating. Burial in Middle Stewiacke Cemetery. Donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch.
RAWLE, Frances Lucretia
RAWLE, Frances Lucretia - 82, Allen Heights, passed away October 4, 1999, in the VG Site, QEII. Born September 6, 1917, in Falmouth, she was a daughter of the late James R. and Maggie B. (Berringer) MacLeod. She graduated from the Windsor Academy and the Yarmouth School of Nursing, she did private duty in the Windsor Area for several years and also worked on the staff of the Halifax Infirmary and Camp Hill Hospitals from which she retired in 1977. She was an adherent of the Bay Road Baptist church, St. Margarets Bay and a member of the St. Johns Presbyterian Church, Windsor. She is survived by sisters, Margaret Coleman, Halifax; Dorothy Davis, Windsor; Helen (William) Ingram, Halifax; Louise (Ernest) Parker, Falmouth; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, Bernard W.; brother, Alex in infancy. Her remains were cremated. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday October 7, Rev. Shawn Manuel officiating. Burial will be held in Tremont Cemetery, Tremont, Annapolis Co. Donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted to Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home.