STEWART, Alexander Duncan "Dick"
STEWART, Alexander Duncan "Dick" - 77, Caribou Island, formerly of Westville and Lochaber, died Wednesday evening, February 17, 1999, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Lochaber, he was a son of the late Palmer and Sadie (Cameron) Stewart. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was a pipe fitter and blue print reader at Hawker Siddeley Ltd., Trenton, until his retirement. He was an adherent of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Westville. He was an avid hunter and sport fisherman, and enjoyed woodworking as a hobby. He is survived by his wife, the former Loretta "Rita" Walsh; son, Bernard (and wife Lynda), Central Caribou; daughters, Caroline (and husband Dr. Spencer Barclay), New Glasgow; Donna (and husband Ronald MacKay), Hazel Glen; 14 grandchildren; brothers, Dwight (and wife Vera), Lochaber; Palmer, New York. He was predeceased by son, MacFarlin; infant sons, Alexander and John D.; sister, Clementina. Visitation will be held today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Eagles Funeral Home, Westville, from where his funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m., Rev. Glenn Cooper officiating. Interment will be in Lochaber Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in his memory may be made to The Salvation Army or to the SPCA.
SUTHERLAND (Beaton), Diane Louise
SUTHERLAND (Beaton), Diane Louise - Suddenly at the Ottawa General Hospital on February 17, 1999, at the age of 51. Beloved wife of Paul. Loving mother of Suzanne (Tyler Inch), Ottawa; Colin (Shelley), Halifax. Daughter of Cecile and the late Colin Beaton. Dear sister of Dr. Sue (Henry Lewis), Dr. Eric Beaton (Donna), both of New Glasgow, Pictou Co., and Rick Beaton (Brenda) of Charlottetown, P.E.I. Diane's nursing career has spanned 25 years in the Ottawa region, concluding as supervisor with the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod St., on Friday from 2- 4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday at 2 p.m. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Diane loved life and will be sorely missed.
WALSH, Christine Agnes
WALSH, Christine Agnes - 94, Berwick, formerly of Hantsport and Kentville, died February 18, 1999, in the Grand View Manor, Berwick. Born in Northville, Kings Co., she was a daughter of the late John and Sarah (MacLean) Wamboldt. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a member of St. James United Church, Hantsport, a life member of the Womans Missionary Society, a former member of the United Church Women and a former secretary of the Hantsport Navy League. She was an avid bridge player. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Christine (Mrs. Nelson Labor), Kingston, Kings Co., grandsons, Timothy Labor, San Diago, Calif., and Peter and wife Sandra Labor, Wawa, Ontario. She was predeceased by her husband, Roy Richard Walsh; brothers, Edward and George Wamboldt; sisters, Isabel Dodge and Helena Clancy. Cremation has taken place under the direction of H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, in St. James United Church, Hantsport, Rev. John Patterson officiating, with a reception to follow in the church vestry. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Grand View Manor or St. James United Church.
MOSHER, Elinor Jean
MOSHER, Elinor Jean - 70, Paradise, Annapolis Co., died February 18, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Oxford, she was a daughter of the late Cecil and Ethel (Thompson) Mattinson. Surviving are sons, Richard, Port Lorne, Ont.; Roger, Paradise; Randall, Timberlea; Stephen, Port Lorne, Annapolis Co; sisters, Sylvia Mattinson, Halifax; Gail (Mrs. Colin Orpen), Deep River, Ont., Marylin (Mrs. Bob White), Windsor, Hants Co. She was predeceased by her husband, Darrell; sister, Shirley; brother, Howard. Memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday in Paradise United Baptist Church, Paradise, Rev. J. MacKay officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Valley Regional Hospital ICU, or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home.
SCANLAN, Alexander David "Dave"
SCANLAN, Alexander David "Dave" - 56, Dartmouth, died February 18, 1999, at home. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Raymond and Julia (Richard) Scanlan. He was an altar boy and choir boy at St. Mary's Basilica. He attended St. Pat's High. He was a musician at the Penhorn Flea Market, various senior citizens centres, various legions and the wharf. He was an avid crib player. Surviving are his wife, the former Barbara Dean; sons, David, Chedd, Halifax; a grandson; brothers, Kenneth, Eastern Passage; Paul, Halifax; half-sister, Anne Bouvin, Lower Sackville; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Margaret Cleveland. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Sunday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St. Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday in St. Mary's Basilica, Halifax, Archbishop James Hayes officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
BERMAN, Dorothy Lillian
BERMAN, Dorothy Lillian - Ketch Harbour Road, Halifax Co., passed away at Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, on December 24, 1998, in her 83rd year. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Beatrice (Prepper) Giles. She was a nurse in her earlier years and was a food supervisor at Stadacona for many years. She is survived by her loving friend, Donald George, Herring Cove; also son, John and wife Dolores, Barrie, Ont.; sister, Mrs. Beatrice McNeil, Calgary; three granddaughters; three great-granddaughters; two great-grandsons. She was predeceased by her husband, John A. Berman Sr.; son, Raymond; brother, Raymond; sister, Grace (Mrs. Bill Larson). Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 16, in the funeral home chapel. Burial in Camp Hill Cemetery, Rev. Ron Clarke officiating. Donations may be made to the Bide Awhile Animal Shelter or charity of choice.
BETTS Lois Evelyn
BETTS Lois Evelyn - 69, Union Street, Pictou, died April 14, 1999, at home. Born in River Hebert, she was a daughter of the late John Henry and Olive Mae (MacAleese) Green. She was formerly employed by G.J. Hamilton & Sons and later worked for 22 years for the Department of Fisheries at the Fisheries Training School, Pictou, retiring in 1995. She was also an adherent of Pictou United Church. Lois enjoyed the company of family and friends. Surviving are sons, Jerry, Pictou; Murray (Rebecca) Calgary; daughters, Judy (Mrs. Earl Perry), Merigomish; Sheila (Mrs. William MacDonald), New Glasgow; Cathy Betts, Pictou; Marina (Mrs. Phillip Davidson), Riverton; stepmother, Mrs. Irene Green, Pictou; brother, Floyd Green (Isabel), Pictou; sisters, Virginia (Mrs. Ernest Patriquin), Scotsburn; Phyllis Green, Pictou; Susan (Mrs. Peter Fraser), Saint John, N.B.; 15 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; a great-grandson; two step-great-grandsons; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou. Funeral will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, in Pictou United Church, Rev. Jeannie Stright officiating. Burial Sunday in Hillside Cemetery, River Hebert. Family flowers only. Donations to IWK Grace Foundation.
RHODES, S. "Dusty"
RHODES, S. "Dusty" - After a lengthy battle with cancer, at St. Peter's Hospital, on Tuesday, April 13, 1999, in his 80th year. Member Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 163, and Burlington Canadian Naval Association and Chief Petty Officer's Association. Served during the Second World War and sailed on HMCS Skeena, Groux, Gatineau, Saguney, Magnificiant. Chief petty officer first class, Royal Canadian Navy 1939-1962. Ten years with J. Kern Real Estate followed by own Brokerage Rhodes Real Estate. Predeceased by wife, Marie Gertrude; brothers, Charles, Ted, Cecil, Jack, and sisters, Edna Ellis and Betty White, and only grandson, Collin Reid. Survived by daughter, Heather and son-in-law George Nates; niece, Betty and nephew, Bob Watson (Barrie, Ontario); nieces Olga and Denise (Goodyear, Ariz.). Memorial donations to St. Peter's Hospital are appreciated. Cremation has taken place. Burial at sea, Atlantic Command, Royal Canadian Navy, Halifax, to follow. Arrangements entrusted to Smith's Funeral Home, Burlington, Ont.
ALBANITO - In loving memory of my husband, Frederick William Albanito, who passed away ten years ago today,
February 3, 1989.
A kind, thoughtful and caring husband and my best friend who is loved and missed daily.
MARSMAN, Milton Alroy
MARSMAN, Milton Alroy - 47, Hammonds Plains, died April 14, 1999, in the palliative care unit, VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Viola (David) Marsman, Hammonds Plains, and the late Tremaine Marsman. Surviving are daughter, Tyrrell, Fort Bliss, Tex.; son, Milton Jr., Halifax; sisters, Phyllis Gibson, Toronto; Glenda, Halifax; brothers, Elliton, Hammonds Plains; Ray, Sheldon, Montreal; Edward, Anthony, Halifax; Craig, Graham, Dartmouth. He was predeceased by brother, Courtland. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, both in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 527 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville, Dr. W.P. Clayton officiating. Burial in Upper Hammonds Plains Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Emmanuel Baptist Church.
MacGREGOR (Robinson), Cora
MacGREGOR (Robinson), Cora - 64, Williams Point, Antigonish Co., formerly of Springfield, N.S., died February 2, 1998, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Pictou, she was a daughter of the late Russell and Betty (Ashton) Clark. She worked mainly as a life insurance agent. She is survived by her husband, John Stewart; daughters, Karen (John) McLaughlin; Thetis Island, B.C.; Heather (Paul) Robinson-Garden, Calgary, Alta.; son, Ian Robinson, Calgary; stepdaughter, Elaine Anne MacGregor; five grandchildren; brother, Richard, Germany; aunts, Sue Clark and Cassie MacPhail, Pictou; Jean MacDonald, New Glasgow; Winnie Warren, Ingonish; cousin, Dorothy Wilson, New Glasgow. She was predeceased by daughter, Elenor Michelle; sisters, Joyce Buchanan, Elenor Snow; brother, Russell Jr. No visitation by request. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in Curry Bros. Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish, Rev. Mark Kingsbury officiating. Interment at a later date in British Columbia. Memorial donations may be made to the Antigonish branch of the Canadian Cancer Society.
MILLS, Grace Leone
MILLS, Grace Leone - 83, Herring Cove, died suddenly on February 2, 1998, at home. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Roscoe and Laura (Croft). She was a retiree of Revenue Canada, where she worked for 35 years. She was a founding member of Bible Baptist Church. She was an avid gardener. She was much loved and respected by her many nieces and nephews. Surviving are sister, Marie Andrews, Uxbridge, Ont.; brothers, Gerald, Halifax; Ronald, New Ross. She was predeceased by brothers, Reginald, Earl, Harold, Rex, Charlie, Arthur; sisters, Hilda, Marguerite, Aletha, Helen (Harrigan). Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 4, and funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, February 5, in Snow's Funeral Home and chapel, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, Rev. David Horton and Chris Jarvis officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Gideon Bible Society or a charity of choice.
EVANS, John Lewis (Jack)
EVANS, John Lewis (Jack) - 306 Lingan Rd., Sydney, died February 2, 1998, in Carefield Manor, Sydney. Born in Codroy Valley, Nfld., he was a son of the late William and Mary Ann (Parsons) Evans. He retired from Sydney Steel, heavy mills department. He was a member of St. Alban's Anglican Church and a veteran of the Second World War. Surviving are his wife, the former Alice May Richards; daughter, Patricia (Patti), Charlottetown; sons, Wayne, Halifax; Kenneth, Sydney; Paul, Canmore, Alta.; four grandchildren; sisters, Clara Fougere, Halifax; brothers, Terry, Winnipeg, Man.; George, St. John's, Nfld. He was predeceased by sisters, Millie, Myra; brothers, Ralph, Clary, Ray, Chess. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Alban's Anglican Church, Rev. Doug Chard officiating. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
TROKE, John M. (Jack)
TROKE, John M. (Jack) - 80, 12 Mitchell St., Louisbourg, died February 2, 1998, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Louisbourg, he was a son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Muirhead) Troke. He was retired from Parks Canada Fortress of Louisbourg. He was an adherent of Zion Presbyterian Church, Louisbourg. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 62. Surviving are his wife, the former Minnie May Mosher; daughter, Isabel (Mrs. Donald Cross), Louisbourg; two grandsons; a great-grandson; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Mildred, Caroline, Mina, Elizabeth, Della; brothers, Wilfred, Gordon, Willard, Duncan, Robert. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 3:30 p.m. Thursday, both in Zion Presbyterian Church, Rev. Neil MacLean officiating. Burial in Willowgrove Cemetery, Louisbourg. Arrangements entrusted to Sydney Memorial Chapel.