GATES, Madison Olivia
GATES, Madison Olivia - Infant daughter of Steven and Belinda (Davidson) Gates, Gaspereau, Kings Co., died November 19, 1998, at home. Surviving are twin sister, Emma Marie, at home; maternal grandparents, Barry and Brenda Davidson, Black River; paternal god-grandparents, Les and Debbie Best, West Brooklyn; maternal great-grandparents, Clair and Laura Davidson, Gaspereau; maternal great-grand-parents, Gerald and Marilyn Davidson, Gaspereau Mountain; paternal great-grandmother, Gladys Veinotte, Wolfville Ridge. She was predeceased by paternal grandparents, Boyd Gates and Muriel Noseworthy; paternal great-grandparents, Gilbert and Florence Pinch; paternal great-grandparents, Fred and Madeline Gates; paternal great-grandfather, Ralph Veinotte. Graveside service 2:30 p.m. today in Gaspereau Cemetery, Rev. Paul Goetze and Rev. Barbara Cochran officiating. Donations to IWK Grace Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Wolfville.
DOREY, Ruby St. Clair
DOREY, Ruby St. Clair - 72, Kingston, died January 14, 1999, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Round Hill, she was a daughter of the late Emma L. (Kiazer) Lightfoot. She was a founding member of All Saints Anglican Church, Kingston; a member of Anglican Church Women; life member of Royal Canadian Legion, Ladies Auxiliary, Branch 98. Surviving are her husband, Thomas; daughter, Teresa Ann (Mrs. Bryan Gibson), Kentville; sons, David, Greenwood; Merrill T., Berwick; Steven A., Kitchener, Ont.; sisters, Lydia (Pat) (Mrs. John Burfitt), Kingston; Lilly Jones, Aylesford; Blanche Whynott, Edna Fredericks, Grandview Manor, Berwick; nine grandchildren. She was predeceased by son, Christopher D.; sister, Evie; brother, George. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, legion service 7 p.m. Sunday, all in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday in All Saints Anglican Church, Kingston, Rev. Eric MacDonald officiating. Burial in North Kingston Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.
EARLE, Elda Jane
EARLE, Elda Jane - 72, Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow, formerly of Seventh Street, Trenton, died in the Aberdeen Hospital on Friday, January 15, 1999. Born in New Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late Clifford and Priscilla (Cameron) Arthur. She was a retired sales clerk from Zellers. She was a member of First United Church, Trenton. She also was a member of the UCW, volunteer for Victoria Day Road Races for 35 years, C.I. instructor Trenton Air Cadets, life member Ladies Auxiliary Royal Canadian Legion Branch 29, Trenton. She is survived by her husband Joseph, Trenton; daughters, Barbara Carrigan (John), Westville; Patricia Polley (Grant), Trenton; Jo-Ann Luddington (Tom), Bridgeville; Mary Ann Humphreys (Jim), Little Harbour; Karen, Trenton; sons, Robert (Marilyn), Dartmouth; Douglas, New Minas; Vernon (V.J.) (Jane), Trenton; sisters, Vivian Arthur, New Glasgow; Bessie Breen (Russell), New Glasgow; brothers, George (Elsie), New Glasgow; Harold (Irene), Moncton; 18 grandchildren. She was predeceased by two daughters in infancy, Elaine and Frosty; grandsons, Blaine Polley and Burton Luddington. Visitation will be today, January 16, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in R.H. Porter Funeral Home, Trenton. Funeral service will be Sunday, January 17, at 3 p.m., in First United Church, Trenton, Rev. Stephen Fram officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.
STEWART, Pearl Alva
STEWART, Pearl Alva - 80, Yarmouth, died January 14, 1999, in Tidal View Manor. Born in Sanford, Yarmouth Co., she was a daughter of the late Arnold and Margaret (Bain) Trask. Surviving are daughter, Gail (Mrs. William Wood), Raynardton, Yarmouth Co; son, Michael, Dayton, Yarmouth Co; brothers, Walter, Sanford; Harold, Pink Mountain, B.C.; sisters, Phyllis (Mrs. Howard Whittaker), Chegoggin, Yarmouth Co.; Muriel Terris, Amherst; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, David; brothers, Harold, Irvin; sisters, Eva Bain; Lila Clayton. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 4 p.m. Sunday, both in Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel, Yarmouth, Rev. Reuben Davis officiating. Spring burial in Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery. Donations to Temple United Baptist Church.
FANCY, Wilbert Harvey
FANCY, Wilbert Harvey - 74, Eastern Passage, died February 9, 2000, at home. Born in Westfield, he was a son of the late Delbert and Myrtle (Frail) Fancy. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving 1939-1945 in Canada, The United Kingdom and Continental Europe. After the war he was a heavy equipment operator until he retired, working for several construction companies. Surviving are his wife, the former Joy Wambolt; daughters, Candice, Cheryl, Cathy, Marcia, Heather, Jacqueline; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Esiah, Delbert. He was predeceased by brother, Ellard; grandchildren, Carmen, Derrek. Visitation 1-2 p.m. Saturday, funeral 2 p.m. Saturday, both in Eastern Passage Community Funeral Home (5 Cow Bay Rd.) , Rev. Snow officiating. Burial at a later date in Westfield. Family flowers only. In lieu, donations to Canadian Cancer Society, Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 164, or Westfield United Baptist Church.
SHANNON, James Edward "Shinny"
SHANNON, James Edward "Shinny" - 87, Amherst, died February 9, 2000, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Ireland, he was a son of the late Patrick and Melvina (Godin) Shannon. He was a Second World War veteran with the North Nova Scotian Highlanders. He was a natural musician who could play any instrument, banjo, piano, fiddle, guitar, accordian. He enjoyed card playing. He was a member of the "Shinny Shannon", "The June-Bugs" and "Golden Echos" musical groups. Surviving are his wife, the former Nellie Gouchie; daughters, Marlene Gould, Brookdale; Joyce Everill, Amherst; son, Lawrence, Amherst; sisters, Edna Laurette, Amherst; Leah Chorostkie, Amherst; Isabelle Maloney, River Hebert; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Richard, Leon, Father Shannon. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, in Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday, in St. Charles Church, Amherst, Rev. Vernon Driscoll officiating. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 10, Amherst, will hold service 7 p.m. Sunday, parish prayers at 8 p.m. Burial in the spring in St. Charles-Nativity Cemtery, Amherst. Donations to IWK Grace Health Centre, Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.
LINDLEY, Frank Herbert
LINDLEY, Frank Herbert - 88, Gladys Manning Memorial Home, College Road, Windsor, died Thursday, February 10, 2000, at home. Born September 20, 1911, in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Charles E. Lindley and Maud (Tait) Lindley. "Deacon" was employed with and retired from Smithtown Lumber as office manager, and during that time was secretary/treasurer of St. Thomas of Canterbury Church, Smithtown, Long Island, N.Y. for 25 years. He was a defense worker during the Second World War in New York City. Upon retiring, he moved to Nova Scotia to be near his family in Windsor and spent the rest of his life here. He was a choir member of St. Andrew's Church, Cole Harbour. He is survived by wife, the former Verna June Card; sons, Walter and wife Helen, Windsor; Darren and wife Wanda Card, Winnipeg; Daniel and wife Shelley Card, Falmouth; Harley Card, Windsor; daughters, Janet (Mrs. Dennis Downey), Florida; Janet (Mrs. Wes Macumber), Falmouth; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Walter and wife Stella; sister, Bertha, all of New York; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by first wife, Grace Catherine Lindley; granddaughter, Audri in infancy; brother, Willie in childhood. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 11, in Lohnes~Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert St., Windsor. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday, February 12, in Christ Church Anglican, Windsor, Rev. David Curry officiating. Burial in St. Croix Cemetery. Donations may be made to Christ Church Anglican or Canadian Diabetes Association.
WILSON (Wheadon), Lela
WILSON (Wheadon), Lela - Passed away peacefully at Armview Estates, Halifax, on February 16, 2000, in her 92nd year. She was the younger daughter of the late Ida and Charles W. Nickerson (former City Marshall of Halifax), and was a survivor of the Halifax Explosion. She is survived by children, Ralph (Genesta) Wheadon, Timberlea; Betty (Ronald) Taylor, Greenwood Square; James (Linda) Wheadon, Cambridge; Mona (the late Norman) Drabble, Williamswood; as well as 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Her only nephew is Dr. A. Ed Martin, Richmond, Va. She was predeceased by her first husband, Kenneth M.Wheadon; her second husband, Arthur F. Wilson; grandson, Bruce Kenneth Wheadon; sister, Elizabeth D.D. Martin; brother, Ralph Allison Augustus Nickerson; half-brother, Franklyn Nickerson. A graduate of Maritime Business College, she was a faithful member of Oxford Street United Church and later, Fairview United Church, and a member of the Friendly Circle Group of the United Church Women. She enjoyed tennis, acting, skating, and piano. She served as president of the Fairview Red Cross Society and was keenly interested in elections. She wrote the Fairview News column for the Halifax Mail for several years. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service and committal will take place in the spring. Memorial donations may be made to your church or Metro Food Bank Society.
GAUVIN, Vina - 70, Halifax, died March 4, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Seldon and Hazel (Covey) Boutilier. She is survived by daughters, Holly Hynes, Doreen Hynes, both of Halifax; grandchildren, Janis, Brian and Jennifer; brother, Raymond, Halifax; sisters, Loraine Foran, Hammonds Plains; Bertha Boutilier, Indian Harbour; Colleen Wheeler, Corner Brook, Nfld.; Joyce Carter, Halifax; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, George; brother Carl; sisters, Thelma, Lois, Carol, Gloria, Clara. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday, both in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Rev. Tom Woods officiating. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
PEACH, (Martell) Elizabeth Hazel "Beth"
PEACH, (Martell) Elizabeth Hazel "Beth" - 87, Cove Guest Home, Sydney and formerly of 9 Cottage Street, Glace Bay, died February 22, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Emeline Martell. Elizabeth was a member of United Baptist Church, Glace Bay and she also was a member of the choir. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are daughter, Elizabeth, Sydney; sons, Delano, Gerald, Sydney; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Edgar; one sister; six brothers. Visitation 1-2 p.m Thursday, in Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union Street, Glace Bay, where funeral will be held 2 p.m., Rev. Jennifer Smart officiating. Committal service will be held in the chapel. In lieu of flowers,donations to the Cove Guest Home or any charity.
MacDONALD, Catherine Ann Marie
MacDONALD, Catherine Ann Marie - 81, Cole Harbour, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2000, in the Dartmouth General Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late John Angus and Catherine (MacDonald) MacIsaac. She had worked at K-mart in Dartmouth for a number of years. She was a member of Pope John the 23rd Roman Catholic Church, Cole Harbour. She loved to cook and lived life to the fullest. She will be forever missed. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and special friend. Surviving are her husband, John Bernard; daughters, Anna Mary MacLean (Neil), Halifax; Catherine Alexina Stubbert (Kinnon), Cole Harbour; Carmelina Marguerite Coulter (Dave), Dartmouth; sons, Bernard Alexander (Maureen), Cole Harbour; Allan Angus (Jaqueline), Cole Harbour; brothers, Jack MacIssac (May), Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Shawn, Troy, Chad, Katie, Nicole, Shane, Allan, David, Chris Stubbert, Jamie, Patrick, Chris Coulter, Andrea; great-grandson, Evan. The remains are resting in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Pope John the 23rd Roman Catholic Church, Cole Harbour, Rev. David Poirier officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in the back of the church. Donations to Palliative Care Unit of Dartmouth General Hospital.
WELLARD, Francis G "Frank"
WELLARD, Francis G "Frank" - 89, died Sunday, February 20, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Wimbeldon, England April 22, 1910, he immigrated to Canada in 1914. Son of Harry A. Wellard and Dora (Hodd). He is survived by his wife, Laura (McCurdy); daughter, Hilary; son, Harry (and wife Barbara), Lake Forest, Ill.; grandson, Scott Wellard, Montreal and granddaughter, Sarah, Lake Forest, Ill. Also surviving are sisters, Barbara Cowling, Nanaimo, B.C.; Hilary Baird, Truro. Educated in the Truro school system, Frank attended Acadia University. He served overseas in the Canadian Army during the Second World War attaining the commission of captain. He co-founded the Nova Scotia Cerebral Palsy Association with his wife, Laura. He was director of the Nova Scotia Tuberculosis Association from 1947 to 1954 when he became coordinator of rehabilitation for the province of Nova Scotia until retirement in 1976. From 1976 to 1984 he served as Nova Scotia division adjutant to the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires. For several years he volunteered his services to Point Pleasant Lodge, Meals on wheels, the Cerebral Palsy Association and clerk of Session for St. Matthew's United Church. Services will be held in St. Matthew's United Church, Barrington St., Halifax today, February 23 at 2 p.m. with an informal reception to follow in the church hall.
CHISHOLM, Mary Elsie Lorraine
CHISHOLM, Mary Elsie Lorraine - 75, Pictou, died February 17, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Port Elgin, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Belenie and Rebecca (St. Pierre) LeBlanc. A member of Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church, Pictou, she was employed at the Pictou Men's Shop, Sobeys and Irving Oil. She is survived by daughters, Annette (Mrs. Donald Ferguson), Susan (Mrs. Greg MacDonald), both of Dartmouth; son, Michael, Pictou; sister, Marie LeBlanc; brother, Eric LeBlanc, both of Pictou; granddaughters, Michelle and Paula Ferguson; Rebecca and Suzanne MacDonald, all of Dartmouth; Erica Chisholm, Pictou. She was predeceased by sisters, Marita, Eileen Germaine and Annette Doreen. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou. Funeral mass will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church, Pictou, Rev. Robert Day officiating. Spring burial will be in St. Clements Parish Cemetery, Port Elgin, N.B. Donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.