WENTZELL, Earl Ornald
WENTZELL, Earl Ornald - 87, Branch LaHave, passed away April 22, 2000, in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in New Canada, he was a son of the late Harold and Mae (Cook) Wentzell. He is survived by his wife, the former Viola Meisner; sons, Carman (Linda), Ivan (Betty), all of Branch LaHave; Donald (Marilyn), Bridgewater; daughters, Linda (Vincent) Wile, Branch LaHave; Rona (Lloyd) Bowers, Auburndale; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Ronnie, West Northfield; Mark, Wileville; Glen, Stewiacke; sister, Rita Zinck, West Northfield. He was predeceased by his brothers, Max and Rex; granddaughter, Wendy Wentzell. Visitation will be this evening from 7-9 p.m. in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater, from where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. Willis Ott officiating. Burial will follow in the Hillside Cemetery, Branch LaHave. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the palliative care unit of the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater; VON, or any charity.
BARTLETT, Lawrence O.
BARTLETT, Lawrence O. - 83, Hillcrest Manor and formerly of Valley, Colchester Co., died April 20, 2000, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Valley, he was a son of the late Charles P. and Dora Bartlett. He was a woodsman for many years and also worked for the Department of Highways. Surviving are his former wife, Gertrude Bartlett, Mapleridge, B.C.; daughters, Doris Stewart, Masstown; Joyce Martin, William's Lake, B.C.; sons, Charlie, Vancouver B.C.; Ronnie, Langley, B.C.; Tim, Fred, Mapleridge, B.C.; three sisters; 16 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by five sisters; three brothers. Family Memorial service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. Arrangements entrusted to Colchester Community Funeral Home, Truro.
HALL, Wayne Authur James
HALL, Wayne Authur James - 44, Bayswater, passed away suddenly April 22, 2000, in Bayswater, as the result of a farm tractor accident. He was a son of the late Edward James and Mary Catherine (Logan) Hall. He was a loving father and husband and an avid outdoorsman. He was employed as a broker with CN Laser, transporting freight and goods throughout the province. Surviving are his wife, the former Lynn Boutilier; sons, Tyler Maxwell, Edward James, at home; brother, Freeman, Lower Sackville. He was predeceased by brothers, John, Bary. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards. Cremation to follow. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church, Hubbards, Rev. Brian Murphy officiating. Burial in All Saints Church Cemetery, Bayswater. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to All Saints Cemetery Fund, Bayswater.
WALSH, Gladys Dorothy
WALSH, Gladys Dorothy - Halifax, passed away unexpectedly April 22, 2000 while on vacation in the Caribbean. She was the daughter of the late David and Margaret Thomas. She had been employed for many years with Maritime Telegraph & Telephone Co. She is survived by her daughter, Donna Coolen, Dartmouth; companion Harry Craig; nephew, Glenn; niece, Chantal. She was predeceased by husbands, Austin Joudrey and William Walsh. Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home will arrange for cremation. Gladys had requested no visitation. A memorial mass will be held at a later date. Burial in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Sackville. Donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada.
CURRIE, Kenneth Alexander
CURRIE, Kenneth Alexander - 78, Greenwood, died April 17, 2000, in Veterans Unit Soldiers Memorial Hospital. Born in Fredericton, N.B., he was a son of the late William and Bessie (Dickinson) Currie. He served overseas during the Second World War, serving in the RCAMC Ninth Field Ambulance, Canadian First Division in Sicily, Italy, Holland, Belgium and Germany. He was a member and honorary Elder of the Kingston United Church and a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 98, Kingston. He was employed for 47 years with the Metropolitan Stores of Canada Ltd.,"The Met" the last 27 years as manager of the Met in Greenwood. He retired in 1987. He is survived by his wife, the former Jean Mills; sons, Brian (Lida), Moncton, N.B.; Melvyn (Joan), Nictaux; daughter, Merelyn Currie (Peter) Halifax; Brenda Ross, Lantz, Hants Co.; brother, Walter (Edith), Fredericton, N.B.; sisters, Della (Leslie) Leavitt, Pennfield, N.B.; Christina Godin, Betty (Maynard) Shore, both of Fredericton; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Beatrice; brother, Harold; a niece, nephew and two brothers-in-law. Visitation 2-4,7-9 p.m. today in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton. Funeral will be held 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the Kingston United Church, Rev. Lisa Potter officiating, followed by Royal Canadian Legion Service, Kingston Branch 98. Burial in North Kingston Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation, Halifax Chapter or the Parkinson Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Division.
PERRY, Ruth Elizabeth
PERRY, Ruth Elizabeth - 57, North East Harbour, Shelburne Co., died April 17, 2000, in the Roseway Hospital, Sandy Point. Born in Shelburne, she was a daughter of the late Rebecca Pierce. She was a member of the Kidney Foundation of Nova Scotia, involved with the Shelburne Chapter since 1982; she received a kidney transplant in 1981; she was best known for her singing voice, singing at weddings, funerals, etc. She received the Air Canada Heart of Gold Award and various certificates of appreciation for community services work. She is survived by her husband, Eugene; daughter, Lisa Daneen (Mrs. Chesley Buchanan), Sandy Point; granddaughter, Alex. She was predeceased by her brother, Rev. Donald Pierce. No visitation by request. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday, in H. Huskilson's Memorial Chapel, Barrington, Rev. Sheila Firth-Warlund officiating. Burial in Pleasant Plain Cemetery, North West Harbour. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Nova Scotia.
MacDONALD, Gail Louise
MacDONALD, Gail Louise - 50, of the Adult Residential Centre, Bridgetown, died April 16, 2000, in the Residential Centre. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Marion MacDonald. She lived for 17 years at the Kings Regional Rehabilitation Centre, Waterville and at the Adult Residential Centre in Bridgetown since 1998. She leaves behind her foster families and residents and staff of the Adult Residential Centre. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Bridgetown. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday, Rev. William MacDougall officiating. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Bridgetown. Donations to any charity.
HUDSON, Troy Michael
HUDSON, Troy Michael - 26, Goshen, Guysborough Co., died May 1, 2000, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Antigonish, he was a son of Carolyn (McGrath) Hudson, Goshen and Michael Murphy, North Carolina. He enjoyed country music and driving his four-wheeler. He was an annual participant in the Goshen Canada Day Parade and regularly won trophies for his efforts. He enjoyed and supported the stock car races at Riverside Speedway. He was an avid supporter of the Progressive Conservative Party. Surviving are his stepfather, Lawrence Hudson, Pomquet; sister, Jessica Hudson, at home; maternal grandfather, Kennedy McGrath Goshen; paternal grandmother, Hilda Dunn, Annapolis Valley; step grandparents, Kenny and Theresa Hudson, Antigonish. He was predeceased by his maternal grandmother, Louise McGrath; paternal grandfather, John Murphy. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, Country Harbour. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday in King's United Church, Loch Katrine, Rev. Bob Manley officiating. Burial in Sunset Rest Cemetery, Argyle. Donations to Guysborough Options for Adaptive Living Society (G.O.A.L.S.). Arrangements are entrusted to G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, Country Harbour.
PORTER (Switzer), Mabel Sophia
PORTER (Switzer), Mabel Sophia - 105, died April 30, 2000, at home. Born in Dunstable, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Clarence Ed and Mary Nina (Randlett) Switzer. She was a member of the Cedar Lake United Baptist Church since 1918. A member of the Beaver River Women's Missionary Society and was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are daughters, Dorothy Leita Moses, Ann Mary Sorensen, Springdale, Digby Co.; Hazel Elizabeth Stos, Chester Basin; Virginia Grace Weltner, Franklin, Penn.; son, Roland Leigh II, Gig Harbour, Wash.; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Roland Leigh; brother, Byron; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday in Cedar Lake United Baptist Church, Rev. Ulric Dawson and Rev. David Shaw officiating. Burial in Cedar Lake Cemetery. Donations to Cedar Lake United Baptist Church or Cedar Lake Cemetery.
NETTLETON, Jennifer - 33, Truro, died February 14, 1999, in Arichat, Richmond Co. Born in Truro, she was a daughter of the former Martha Menzies, Arichat, and the late Lonsdale Brian Nettleton. She was owner/operator of Jennifer's and Company Hair Salon and Day Spa in Truro. She is survived by sisters, Fiona (Mrs. Brian Brakenridge), Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand; Mari, Arichat; Sarah Nettleton, wife of Paul MacLean, Halifax; brothers, Capt. Gordon Nettleton, Queen Charlotte, B.C.; Iain Nettleton, Truro. She was predeceased by her fiancÚ, Scott Ferguson. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held February 17, at 2 p.m. in First United Church, Prince Street, Truro, Rev. Margaret Sagar and Rev. Peter MacRae officiating. No flowers please. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, palliative care or to the charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.
TURNBULL, George William, Warrant Officer (ret'd) Administration Branch, Canadian Armed Forces
TURNBULL, George William, Warrant Officer (ret'd) Administration Branch, Canadian Armed Forces - Died on duty while serving abroad in Kosovo with the United Nations Volunteer on Sunday, April 30, 2000. George was the age of 55. Beloved husband of Judy (Varcoe) Turnbull, Wolfe Island. Dear father of John David (Lorrie), Tantallon; Joel Kevin (Sue), St. Albert, Alta.; Jane Ann Murphy (Ken), Wolfe Island. Proud grandfather of Patrick Joel Percy Turnbull. Loved son of Bridget Turnbull, New Glasgow. He was predeceased by his father, George. Dear brother of Elizabeth, Fort Erie; David and Patsy, both of New Glasgow. George was a career soldier having served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 32 years, beginning with the Canadian Guards and later in the Administration Branch, the Canadian Airborne Regiment, 3 MECH Commando, the Royal Canadian Regiment, Second Battalion, Princess Patricia Canadian Life Infantry and other field units in Canada, Germany, Cyprus, Syria, Egypt and Croatia. George retired in 1995 and devoted much of his energy to the United Nation Volunteer Organization. He will be missed by his comrades at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 9, Kingston, Joint Command Staff and Training Centre, CFB Kingston and by his colleagues who he served with abroad. Friends will be received at the Central Chapel of the Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Homes, 49 Colborne St., (at Clergy), Kingston, Ont., on Saturday between the hours of 10:30-1:30 p.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Heart Church, Wolfe Island, Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Rite of Committal prayers in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Always loved never forgotten. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations for those who wish to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. In the care of the Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Homes, Kingston, Ont.
OAKE, Annie Mae
OAKE, Annie Mae - 62, Lower Sackville, died May 2, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Louisbourg, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Edna (Hunt) Magee. She completed her CNA program at D.R.V.S. worked in geriatric care for several years. She made a home for her family in British Columbia, California, Virginia and Nova Scotia. She was a published songwriter and singer, appearing on Christmas Daddies as well as other benefit shows. She also sang in various local clubs. She was a palliative care volunteer. Her overriding passion was her trees, flowers and shrubs. Surviving are her husband, Austen; daughters, Elizabeth Drover, Sackville; sons, David, Darrell, Dartmouth; Robert, Sackville; brothers, Wayne, Charles, Winston, Beacher, Cape Breton; sisters, Dorothy Burke, Margaret Hutt, Louisbourg; seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brothers, Howard, Joseph; sister, Mary. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday, funeral 1 p.m. Saturday, both in the chapel of Atlantic Funeral Home, Rev. James Haughn officiating. A reception will follow in the funeral home. Cremation will follow funeral.