RONIN (Haggart), Margaret Dyane
RONIN (Haggart), Margaret Dyane - Died peacefully at her home in Burnaby, B.C., after a short illness, on September 27, 1999. Beloved wife of Sebastian Ronin, Burnaby, B.C.; and daughter of Margaret Aileen and the late James Garfield Haggart, Little Harbour. Cherished sister of Joan and Bill Forsythe, Aylmer, Que.; Sandy and Alma Haggart, Orleans, Ont.; Shirley Haggart, Toronto; Susan and Stanley Robinson, Little Harbour; Charles and Petty Haggart, Toronto; Ross Haggart, Nepean, Ont. Loving aunt to her nieces and nephews, grand-niece and grand-nephews. Dyane was born September 8, 1952 in New Glasgow and raised and received her early education in Aylmer, Que. She trained as a Medical Technologist at Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology and earned a B. Sc. (Biology) at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ont. In her career as a medical technologist, Dyane worked at hospitals in Ottawa, Peterbourough and Scarborough, Ont. and in Hamilton, Bermuda. After moving to British Columbia in 1992, Dyane taught medical procedures at Sprott-Shaw College in Vancouver and Burnaby, B.C. Cremation has taken place. The internment service will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 9, in Little Harbour Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Little Harbour. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Laubach Literacy Council of Pictou County, c/o Stan Robinson, R.R.1, New Glasgow, N.S., B2H 5C4
ROOD, Eric Welsford
ROOD, Eric Welsford - 82, Halifax, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 3, 1999, in Camp Hill Veterans Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Wellington and Jessie Rood. He served in the Second World War as a chief radio officer on tankers in the merchant navy. Following his discharge he became an insurance adjuster working for Lewis and Dunlop, finally operating his own business until his retirement. He enjoyed traveling and the outdoors, playing golf, hunting, fishing but particularly his years at his cottage in West Peppeswick. Surviving are his wife of 54 years, the former Edith Cutcliffe; daughters, Mardi Cameron (Frank), Musquodoboit Harbour; Faye Miville, Breckenridge, Colo.; grandchildren, Jennifer, Gregory, Taylor, Carter and a great-grandchild, Jannea Lynn. He was predeceased by a brother Rex and a granddaughter, Lauren Miville. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 6, in St. John's United Church, Rev. Dana Feltmate officiating, reception following. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or charity of donors choice.
COMEAU, J. Médéric
COMEAU, J. Médéric - 86, Villa Acadienne, Meteghan, formerly of Meteghan River, died October 7, 1999, in the villa. Born in Meteghan River, he was a son of the late Agapite and Elizabeth (Melanson) Comeau. He served for 8 years as Clare Municipal clerk and treasurer. He was also founding president of the Clare Board of Trade and the Knights of Columbus Conseil Sigogne 6348, Comeauville. He was a founding member of Fondation Richelieu International and was active in many other community organizations throughout his life. He also received an honorary doctorate in Social Sciences from Université Ste. Anne. Surviving are sons, Dr. Russel, Comeauville; Paul, Montreal; daughters, Simone Comeau Geddry, Cambridge; Carmen Comeau Anderson, Dieppe, N.B.; brothers, Bernard and Desiré, Meteghan River; Fred, Winthrup, Mass.; Rev. Louis, Salmon River; eight grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, Eric in infancy; brothers, Ralph, Delphis, Rev. Delbé; sisters, Yvonne, Alda in infancy, Lucille. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, Knights of Columbus prayers 8 p.m. both in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Saulnierville, Rev. Paul LeBlanc and his brother, Rev. Louis Comeau officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to the Villa Acadienne Charitable Foundation.
COOPER (Anderson), Eileen Erma Mary
COOPER (Anderson), Eileen Erma Mary - 63, Forest Glenn Apartments, Musquodoboit Harbour, passed away at Twin Oaks Hospital, Musquodoboit Harbour, on October 7, 1999. Born East Petpeswick, she was a daughter of the late Jessie and Harris Anderson. She was very active all her life. She loved playing cards, bowling and bingo. She is survived by husband, Kenneth; daughters, Gwendolyn, Vancouver, B.C.; Denise, Musquodoboit Harbour; sons, Kirk, Dartmouth; Darren, Gaetz Brooke; three granddaughters; three grandsons and three great-grandchildren; sisters, Edna (Mrs. Hebert Stoddard), Musquodoboit Harbour; Lorraine (Mrs. Murray Sibley) Meaghers Grant; Judy (Mrs. Cyril Jennex), East Jeddore; Gloria (Mrs. Manny Baker), East Jeddore; brothers, Darrel, East Petpeswick; Dale, Musquodoboit Harbour. She was predeceased by brothers, Theodore (Teddy) and Eric; sister, Eunice. The body is resting at Rowlings Funeral Home, Musquodoboit Harbour. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday from the funeral home, Rev. Pamela Bishop officiating. Burial in Musquodoboit Harbour community cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or charity of your choice.
GARAGAN, Leo D.
GARAGAN, Leo D. - Halifax, died October 5, 1999, at home. Born July 8, 1926, in Halifax, he was a son of the late Frederick W. and Louise (Wilson) Garagan. He was an avid sportsman and enjoyed bowling. Surviving are brothers, Timothy, Michael, Halifax; Lawrence, Burton, New Brunswick; Brian, Winnipeg. He was predeceased by brothers, Edward, Patrick, Joseph, Dennis, Terence, Sean, Peter. His remains have been donated to Dalhousie Medical School. Memorial mass Saturday, October 9, at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Russell Street, Halifax, Rev. Pottie officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, Bayer's Road, Halifax.
HATFIELD, Garth Forbes
HATFIELD, Garth Forbes - 87, Yarmouth, died October 6, 1999, in the Valley Regional Hospital. Born in Tusket, Yarmouth Co., he was a son of the late Elmer and Enola (Forbes) Hatfield. He was an adherent to the Zion Baptist Church. He owned and operated along with his wife a confectionary store for 41 1/2 years, retiring in 1975. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Survivng are his wife, Bernice (Jeffery) Hatfield; daughter, Heather Hatfield, at home; brothers, Tracey, Ross, Yarmouth; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by brothers, Jack, Paul, Roger; sister, Phyllis Young. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Saturday, all in Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel, Yarmouth, Rev. Leslie Jobb officiating. Burial in Tusket Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to any charity.
MYRA, Kathryn Florence
MYRA, Kathryn Florence - 89, Lunenburg died Thursday, October 7, 1999, in Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care, Lunenburg. Born in Lunenburg, she was a daughter of Albert and Florence (Backman) Morash. She was a member of Central United Church, Lunenburg and former Sunday school teacher and choir member. She enjoyed reading, sewing, knitting and playing tennis and bridge. She is the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by son, Creighton and wife Pat, Sherbrooke Lake; grandchildren, Michael Myra and Julie Bachman; great grandchildren, Taylor and Raquel Bachman. She was predeceased by her husband, Scott; sister Ola Backman; and brother, Alex Morash. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 112113 #3 Highway, Lunenburg, Rev. Grace Caines-Corkum officiating. The family request no visiting hours at the funeral home. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. Family flowers only, memorial donations may be made to Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care or Central United Church, Lunenburg.
MacKENZIE (Cumming), Muriel Aveon
MacKENZIE (Cumming), Muriel Aveon - 68, Piedmont, Pictou Co., died October 6, 1999, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Avondale, she was a daughter of the late James Robert and Eva Mae (Arbuckle) MacLeod. She had been a home maker most most of her life but had been employed as a cook with the former Woolworth's, New Glasgow and at the former Russell's Seafood's, Lismore. She was an adherent of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Merigomish. She was an avid gardener. Surviving are daughters, Arlene Dean, Broadway; May O'Connell, Porters Lake; Marie MacGregor, Thorburn; sons, Robert Cumming, Chezzetcook; Gary Cumming, Piedmont; sisters, Madeline MacDonald, Antigonish; Edith Sangster, Piedmont; Kaye Cogswell, Etobicoke, Ont.; Isabell Heide, Scarborough, Ont.; Myrtle Carr, Hamilton, Ont.; Phyllis Anderson, Avondale; Helen Marr, Ottawa, Ont.; brothers, Bill, Avondale; Roderick "Hector", Dartmouth; James, Ont.; Colin, Mississauga, Ont.; Ronnie, Whitby, Ont.; Neil, Hopewell; Joe, Downsview, Ont.; Sandy, Sask.; 19 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by husbands, Robert William Cumming and Folten Cumming MacKenzie; son, James Edward in infancy. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday in P & K MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday in St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Merigomish, Rev. Charles MacPherson and Rev. Donald MacLeod officiating. Cremation will follow. Family flowers only. Donations to St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, RR 1, B0K 1G0.
MacLEAN, Gertrude - Widow of Dr. A. Charles MacLean, New Richmond, Que, died September 29, 1999, in St. Martha's Hospital, Antigonish, at the age 97, 7 months. She was born in Cape Breton, but she and her husband made their home in New Richmond from the time of their marriage in 1924. She remained there after her husband's death in 1975 until 1991. Since which time she had been a resident in nursing homes in Nova Scotia, her latter days being spent in the fine care given by the Green Meadows Community Home in North Grant. Mrs. MacLean is survived by children; Peter (Patsy), Malignant Cove, Mary (John A. Campbell), Cascapedia, Que. and Dorothy (Gordon E. Bryant), Hammond, N.Y.; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. The body has been cremated. Funeral service Sunday, October 10, in St. Andrew's United Church, New Richmond, Que. Burial of ashes in the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MacIsaac Funeral Home Ltd., Antigonish.
PINEO (Keddy), Jamie-Lynn Sharon
PINEO (Keddy), Jamie-Lynn Sharon - 23, Forest Home, Kings Co., died Monday, April 24, 2000, in Forest Home. Born in Kentville, she was a daughter of James and Amy (Oakley) Keddy, Forest Home. She was a graduate of Central Kings Rural High School and also a graduate of the Cosmetology Department, Kingstec Community College, Kentville. She was employed with the Hair Salon, Sears, New Minas. She had been employed at Burger King, New Minas for six years. She was a member of the Alton Church and counseled at Kingswood Camp for several years. She enjoyed crafts and several hobbies. She is survived by her husband, Edward Pineo; infant son, Oakleigh, at home; sisters, Joann (Mrs. Oran Starratt), Canard, Kings Co.; Janice (Mrs. Paul Jollimore), New Minas; brothers, Kirk and wife Glenda (Starratt), Forest Home; Gary, Kentville; mother and father-in-law, Ardith and Donald Pineo; brother-in-law, Brett Pineo, English Mountain Road, South Alton, Kings Co.; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Josephine Oakley, Moncton, N.B.; grandmothers-in-law, Mrs. Anna Bishop, New Minas; Mrs. Dorothy Pineo, Waterville; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m today and funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, both in the W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville, Rev. Leon Langille, Rev. Layton MacDonald and Rev. Freda MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in the Lakeview Cemetery, Lakeville, Kings Co. Donations in memory may be made to a trust fund in the name of Oakleigh, established at the Royal Bank, Kentville.
LAKE, Milton Harold
LAKE, Milton Harold - 68, East Walton, Hants Co., passed away April 25, 2000 at home. Born October 31, 1931 in East Walton he was a son of the late Trenholm and Dorothy (Thorpe) Lake. He retired from Seaport Construction in 1991. Before that he worked in the Caribou Gold Mines, Walton Barite Mine and the Department of Lands and Forest. Milton enjoyed the outdoors, farming, his dog Rosie and teasing everyone. He loved his grandchildren immensely. Surviving are his wife, Margaret (Ward); sons, Kevin (Teresa), Dwayne (Sherry), Randy (Connie) and Curtis, all of East Walton; Harold (Patti), Moose Brook; daughters, Wanda (Peter) Eddy, Singer Road; Dorothy (Shannon) White, Kennetcook; grandchildren, Laura, Nathan, Brian, Selena, Rachel, Robert, Trenton, Travis, Gordie, David, Danny, Ryan and Kirklon; brothers, Alton (Evelyn), East Walton; Walter (June), Brooklyn, Hants Co.; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Ted; sister, Ada. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, in J.Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Summerville. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday, in Grace United Church, Walton, Rev. Marilyn MacDonald officiating and assisted by Mr. Alex Mosher. Interment in Grace United Church Cemetery, Walton. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
LAWRENCE, Violet Mae
LAWRENCE, Violet Mae - 64, Brickyard Road, Bridgetown, died April 30, 2000, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Bridgetown, she was a daughter of the late Gloster and Charlotte Irene (Owen) Stevenson. Surviving are her husband, Richard; daughter, Marcia, Bridgetown; sisters, Mildred Stevenson, Bridgetown; Janette Mansfield, Halifax; Diane Stevenson, Spryfield; Helen Owen, Montreal; brother, Ray, Winnipeg; several aunts, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Isabelle, Henriette, Ella Mae; brother, Harold. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, both in Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Bridgetown, Rev. George Neily officaiting. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Bridgetown. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
SEYMOUR, Gordon - Neils Harbour, Victoria Co., died April 30, 2000, in Victoria County Memorial Hospital, Baddeck. Born at Neils Harbour, he was a son of the late George and Emily (Fricker) Seymour. He was an active member of St. Andrew's Parish, Neils Harbour; a former board member of the Neils Harbour Co-op and a former member of the Orange Lodge. An avid gardener, he loved working in both his flower and vegetable gardens, providing beautiful flowers and tempting vegetables. He and his crib partner Susan attended all the tournaments of North Smokey, sometimes successfully. Surviving are daughter, Gay, with whom he resided; children, Herbert, Bridgewater; Terry, Kingston, Ont.; Lawrence, Toronto; Nadine Stockley, Westmount; Dale Hussey, North Sydney; Fern Briand, Baddeck; Wade, Summerside, P.E.I.; Roxanne Coutts, Cold Lake, Alta.; sisters, Bernice Ingraham, Tryphena Buffett; brothers, Kennie, Herman, Herbert; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Evelyn; infant son, Norman Scott; brothers, Ephraim, Charles, Freeman, Elliott; infant brother, Willis. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, in All Souls Chapel, Neils Harbour. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Andrew's Church, Rev. Chris McCann officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery under the direction of Fillmore & Whitman Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Andrew's Church, Neils Harbour or any charity.