LEVY, Helen Ruth
LEVY, Helen Ruth - 61, Lower Vaughans, Hants Co., passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 8, 2000, in Halifax. Born on May 2, 1938, in Windsor, Hants Co., Helen was a daughter of the late Annie Church. Helen was a lifelong resident of Lower Vaughans. She enjoyed being active and traveling and enjoyed cooking, crafts and sewing. She was a very particular lady with a great sense of humor and loved to work in her flower garden. Helen was a very loving mother, grandmother, mother-in-law, who loved her family and grandchildren very dearly. Helen will be sadly missed by her family, friends and community. Helen is survived by daughters, Lorraine (Chris) Sanford, Lower Vaughans; Arlene (Curtis) Spencer, Lower Vaughans; Elaine (Blaine) Rafuse, Lower Vaughans; Alanna "Bunny" (Kenneth) Chandler, Upper Vaughans; sons, Larry (Judy) Hart, Chester; Wade (Christine) Hart, Oakville, Ont.; 14 grandchildren; brother, Burrell Church, Lower Vaughans; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, John "Clair" Levy; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Allen-Hart; son-in-law, Robert "Bobby" Whiting Jr.; nephew, Blair Church. Cremation has taken place. Visitation was held Thursday, in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King St., where memorial service will be 2 p.m. today, in the chapel, Rev. Margie Whynot officiating. Urn burial to follow in Lower Vaughans Community Cemetery. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to Canadian Diabetes Association.
KEIGAN, Lexina A.
KEIGAN, Lexina A. - 82, Breton Bay Nursing Home, died February 21, 2000, in the home. Born in Woodbine, she was a daughter of the late Archie and Christine (MacLean) MacKinnon. She was a member of St. Andrew's United Church and the Ladies Guild. She was retired from the Dietary Department of St. Rita's Hospital and Braemore Home. She was the last member of her immediate family. Surviving are daughters, Evelyn Timmons, Big Bras d'Or; Norma Delaney, Marion Bridge; Patsy Lewis, Frenchvale; Elaine MacLeod, Framboise; Fay MacLeod, Howie Center; son, Greg, Westmount; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; half-sisters, Florence MacNeil, Archina MacKeigan, Francis MacKeigan, Jean Burchell. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman; granddaughter, Cheryl; brothers, Alexander, Arthur, Dougal, Charlie, Steve. Visitation 2-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday in St. Andrew's United Church, Rev. Dale Irving and Sharon Irving officiating. Burial in Forest haven memorial Gardens. Donations to the Alzheimer Society or any charity.
NICKS, Eileen Frances
NICKS, Eileen Frances - 95, passed away after a long rewarding life March 3, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. She was the sole survivor of the long lived family of Partick and Margaret Shea, Halifax. In her younger days, she was an avid bowler and bingo enthusiast. She is survived by daughters, Doreen and husband, Obed Matthews, Napean, Ont.; Karen Armstrong, at home; sons, David and wife Jacquie, Dartmouth; Errol and Joan, Halifax; Wayne and Heather, Halifax; daughter-in-law, Joan Baker, Halifax; 17 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry Glencoe; son, Russell Gerrard. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, March 6, in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street. Funeral service to be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 7, in St. Catherine's Roman Catholic Church, Bayers Road, Rev. R. Marsh officiating. Interment to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
CUMMING, Walker Ross
CUMMING, Walker Ross - 88, 28 Queens St., Truro, died March 5, 2000, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late James D. and Hughena (Ross) Cumming. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving overseas with the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. He was a taxi driver for many years in Truro with Chequers and Curries. He is survived by nieces, Laurelyn Hines (Don), Truro; Lynn Lantz (Jerry), N.B.; nephews, Ian and Jim Cumming, both of Truro; sister-in-laws, Freda Cumming and Eva Cumming, both of Truro. He was predeceased by brothers, Lawrence William and Ian Campbell. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. A graveside service will be held at a later date in Robie Street Cemetery, Truro. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro.
LEVY, Anne Kathleen
LEVY, Anne Kathleen - 92, formerly of Columbus Street, Halifax died March 5, 2000, in the Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (MacDonald) Feetham. She was a former member of the CWL at St. Joseph's Church, Halifax. She also volunteered at various organizations including the former St. Pat's Boys Home, the Canadian Cancer Society, the March of Dimes and the United Appeal. She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Harry; daughter, Mary (Donald Neatt), Herring Cove; son, Bernie (Mary), Halifax; sister, Frances (Reg Horner), Woodside; seven grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Harry; sisters, Irene, Mary; brothers, James, Andrew, Maurice and George. Visitation will take place today from 7-9 p.m., and Tuesday 2-4, 7-9 p.m., in the J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral mass will be held Wednesday 11 a.m., in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Russell Street, Halifax, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
JOSEY, Beulah Florence
JOSEY, Beulah Florence - 83, Halifax, died March 10, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Spry Harbour, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Borgal) Josey. She was a member of St. James Anglican Church, Armdale and was a member of Rebekah Mizpah Branch 5, for 60 years. Surviving are sisters, Pearl Bollong, Ezilda Mason, Spry Harbour; Jean Meier, Winnipeg; Ruby Josey, with whom she resided in Halifax; brothers, Basil, Kearney Lake; Cyril, Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Roxie Liepins, Laura Harvey, Elsie Josey; brothers, Sydney, Ivan, Milton. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, prayers for family and friends 2 p.m. today, all in J.A. Snow's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday in St. Andrews Anglican Church, Spry Harbour, Rev. Tom Kerr officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Spry Harbour Cemetery or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
COOTE, Cyril C. "Cy"
COOTE, Cyril C. "Cy" - 64, Halifax, died February 19, 1999. Cy was well-known in the wholesale electrical field and had a long career in the automotive business. He also formed C&S Sales and Consulting Services Ltd. which is still active today. He was a member of Chester Golf Club. Cy's first and last love was his church, Sheffield Baptist in Clayton Park, where he served as a deacon, was on numerous boards and committees, sang in the choir and was active in church business. Surviving are his parents, Cyril and Emily (Page) Coote, Halifax. Cy was very devoted to his wife, Joan (Mitchell), and son, Brian, wife Joan and grandchildren, Gregory and Ashley, and step-granddaughter, Darlene, St. John's, Nfld.; and son, Paul, wife Wendy and grandchildren, Joshua and Holly, Halifax. He was predeceased by son, Ron. The body has been cremated. A service celebrating Cy's life will be held at Sheffield Baptist Church, 80 Lincoln Cross Dr., Clayton Park, on Sunday, February 21, at 3 p.m. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Sheffield Baptist Church or the Canadian Cancer Society.
RISLEY, Edward Campbell
RISLEY, Edward Campbell - 52, Halifax, passed away February 17, 1999, from bone marrow transplant complications. The son of the late Thomas and Gerry (Burke) Risley, he was raised in northend Halifax where he attended St. Stephen's Primary School, St. Partick's High School and Dalhousie University where he studied physics. Following graduation, he worked as an actuary with Maritime Life Assurance and Prudential Assurance. He was blessed with three children, Christopher, Jason and Kara. He loved life and took pleasure in science fiction or a good game of bridge. Besides his children, he is survived by sister, Della; an aunt; an uncle; several cousins and many friends. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Monday in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. At 4 p.m. Monday, funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Bill Black and Phil Pothier will deliver the eulogy. Cremation will follow. Interment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
SHANKS - In loving memory of my sons who passed away Dwayne - October 11, 1965 age 3 months and Jimmy - January 7, 1975 age 15 years and
Ronnie - February 21, 1987 age 23 years.
Every day in some small way,
Memories of you come our way,
Time and years roll quickly by,
But love and memories never die.
Always remembered by Mother and family.
MacASKILL, Agatha - 79, Port Morien, died August 25, 1998, at home. Born in Port Morien, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Doyle) Cochrane. She was a member of St. Mary's Church, Port Morien. Surviving are daughter, Brenda, with whom she resided; brother, Earl; sisters, Gertrude (Mrs. Vincent Thomas), Theresa (Mrs. Harold MacIntosh), all of Port Morien; two grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank; son-in-law, Joe Cochrane; brothers, Alfred, Bernard, Francis, Joseph; sisters, Margaret Wadden, Rita Newell, Helen Peach. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary's Church, Rev. Pius Hawley officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Donations to St. Mary's Church, Port Morien, or any charity.
PUBLICOVER, David Roy
PUBLICOVER, David Roy - Halifax, died August 21, 1998, at home. Born in LaHave, he was the only child of Charles Roy and Alice Victoria (Haughn) Publicover. He was well known by many in the communities of Nova Scotia. He taught school with care and attention for some years in the LaHave-Bridgewater area. He moved to Halifax and worked as a community worker. He loved writing and wrote his own column for many years for The Daily News and had a large and loyal following. He also wrote for The Patriot and The Metro Weekly. His articles touched on the vagaries and vicissitudes of life and special people he had met and admired. For the last 10 years, he was a dedicated mental health support worker. He brought together people from all walks of life, from premiers of the province and other politicians, university heads and professors, renowned musicians and those struggling to become renowned, students of all ages, doctors, lawyers, to the dispossessed and homeless. He appreciated and stayed in touched with them all. Surviving are a wide circle of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday in Dartmouth United Pentecostal Church, 211 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Eunilah Mean officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the David Publicover Creative Writing Fund or any charity.
McKAY, Kathleen Veronica
McKAY, Kathleen Veronica - 93, Dykeland Lodge, Windsor, formerly of Brooklyn, Hants Co., passed away Monday, August 31, 1998, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born May 27, 1905, in Ellershouse, Hants Co., she was a daughter of the late John and Laura (Savage) Demmings. She was a member of the St. James Anglican Church and the St. James Anglican Guild, Brooklyn. She had been a resident of Dykeland Lodge for four years. Surviving are her sons, James (Jim) and wife Barb, Windsor; Hilburne (Tibby) and wife Shirley, Windsor; Gervaise (Chook) and wife Chris, Brooklyn; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; sister, Nora (Mrs. Garnet Trimper), Middleton; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond (Bub) McKay in 1994; son, Rudolph; sisters, Marguerite McKay; Hazel Demmings; brothers, Harold Demmings; Reginald Demmings. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King St. Memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. James Anglican Church, Brooklyn, Rev. Sandy Murray and Rev. E.E. Hill officiating. Burial to follow in St. James Anglican Cemetery, Brooklyn. A reception will follow in the St. James Anglican Church hall. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to St. James Anglican Church hall fund or Dykeland Lodge.