DeYOUNG, Blossom Elizabeth
DeYOUNG, Blossom Elizabeth - 67, Mooseland, passed away February 18, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII. Born Halifax, she was a daughter of the late James C. and Maude H. (Murphy) Young. She was an elevator operator for a number of years at the Bryant Building. She was an active member of the ACW of St. Thomas Church, Mooseland. She is lovingly remembered by her husband of 49 years, Leo Clifford DeYoung; son, Douglas (Ann Marie), Timberlea; daughter, Leah Hughes (Bill), Williamswood; brothers, James (Ena), Timberlea; Wade (Judy), Oshawa, Ont.; sisters, Marg (Ronald) Yeadon, Goldie (Leo) Archibald, Sandra (Dale) Chase, all of Halifax; grandchildren, Adrienne, Matthew and Jeffrey. Shee was predeceased by brothers, Sinclair, George and Charles. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday, in D.S. Crowell Funeral Home, Sheet Harbour. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 22, in St. Thomas Anglican Church, Rev. Tom Kerr officiating. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
CRAWLEY, Robert Leo George
CRAWLEY, Robert Leo George - 49, Main Street, Trenton, died at home. Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of Frances MacDonald, Little Harbour Road. He was a welder by trade and was employed by Trenton Works. He was a member of Christ The King Roman Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, the former Mary "Molly" Cooke; daughter, Angela, Union Centre; son, David, Hamilton, Ont.; granddaughters, Taylor and Callista, New Glasgow; daughter-in-law, Allyson Crawley, New Glasgow; sister, Gladys (Mervyn) Cameron, New Glasgow; brothers, George, Halifax; Leo, Trenton; James, New Glasgow; Mike, Little Harbour Road; Bill, New Glasgow; Rick, Little Harbour Road. He was predeceased by chosen parents, Leo and Gladys Crawley. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday in Christ The King Roman Catholic Church, Trenton, Rev. George MacInnis officiating. Burial in Hillside Cemetery at a later date. Donations may be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements are under the direction of R.H. Porter Funeral Home, Trenton.
BOUDREAU, Ernest Frederick (Buddy)
BOUDREAU, Ernest Frederick (Buddy) - 90, Wedgewood Retirement Home, 19 Leverett Ave., Kentville, died August 25, 1998, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late Alfred and Melanie (Surette) Boudreau. He graduated from the Victoria General Hospital in 1929 as a registered nurse and was employed at the Nova Scotia Sanatorium, Kentville, for 40 years. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force Medical Division for six years. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 6. He had been a member of St. James Anglican Church, Kentville, since 1935 and served for a number of years on the vestry. He contributed much toward the St. John Ambulance organizations between 1959 and 1969. He also taught first aid and was in Civil Defence work. He was a past noble grand and a life member of the Independent Order of Oddfellows, Hiawatha Lodge 57; past master of Kentville Masonic Lodge 58 and received a 50-year jewel and was awarded the Lodge Meritorious Service Award; past patron of Evangeline Chapter 15, Order of Eastern Star, and was a member of Philae Temple AAONMS and during his retirement years in Florida, he played in the Sarasota Shriners' Oriental Band and worked with the mentally and physically challenged children. He was a former Gilwell Scoutmaster and leader of the 5th Kentville Boy Scout Troop for over 15 years. Surviving are his wife, the former Marion Benjamin; sister, Martha, Pubnico. He was predeceased by sister, Louise; brother, Charles. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m., Masonic service 7 p.m., prayers 8 p.m., all today in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in St. James Anglican Church, Kentville, Rev. John Scott officiating. Burial in Elm Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Victorian Order of Nurses, Kings Branch, or St. James Anglican Church memorial fund.
ELLIS, Mary Lillian
ELLIS, Mary Lillian - 76, L'Ardoise, died May 29, 1998, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in L'Ardoise, she was a daughter of the late Ned and Annie (Barrett) Mombourquette. Surviving are son, Joseph Mombourquette and wife Susan (Pilon); grandchildren, Michelle and Shawn; sisters, Elizabeth Roy, Annie Mae LeRue, L'Ardoise; Theresa Johnson, Halifax; Laura Forgarty, Vancouver; brothers, Albert, L'Ardoise; Dan, Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband, Earl; sisters, Margaret MacEvoy, Agnes Campbell, Anita and Genevive, both in infancy; brothers, Paul, Felix. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in L'Ardoise Parish Funeral Home. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday, June 1, in Holy Guardian Angel's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial at a later date in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.
HUME, Weston Rafuse
HUME, Weston Rafuse - 81, Mahone Bay Nursing Home, formerly of East Chester, died April 21, 1999, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in East Chester, he was a son of the late Franklin and Hattie (Rafuse) Hume. He was a retired self-employed mason and labourer. He also served in the Canadian Army. Surviving are sister, Joyce, East Chester; Greta, Gloria Purvis, Halifax; brothers, Basil, Sudbury, Ont.; Barclay, East Chester; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Keith, Lloyd, Hazen. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Graveside service 2 p.m. Friday in Bayview Cemetery, Chester, Rev. Sean Taylor officiating. No flowers by request. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Davis Funeral Home, Chester.
MAXWELL, Hester Euphemia
MAXWELL, Hester Euphemia - 92, Tidalview Manor, Yarmouth, died August 25, 1998, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Bonnie River, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Henry And Jessie (Sullivan) Matheson. She was a member of Second Falls Baptist Church, New Brunswick, and also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, St. George, N.B. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are son, Glenn, Brooklyn, Yarmouth Co.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchil-dren. She was predeceased by her husband, Everett; son, Gene; grandson, Andrew Maxwell; brothers, Thomas, George, Earl, Harry; sisters, Alice Stewart, Martha Connor, Isabelle Craig. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday in St. George Baptist Church, St. George, N.B., Rev. Charles Yerxa officiating. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth.
McGEE, Gerald - 64, Leeside Drive, Coxheath, passed away in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, after a brief illness August 31, 1998. Gerald will be sadly missed by his loving family and a host of wonderful friends. Following a period of employment in Sydney Mines with the B.C. Co-op, he joined the Royal Canadian Navy where he served as radio specialist. Gerald later served with the Canadian External Affairs, having had postings in England, Yugoslavia and Switzerland. His last career was in communications with the RCMP in Sydney. Gerald is survived by his dear wife, Loretta (Blanchard), and sons, Tom (Diana), Ottawa; Tony, Sydney; Shawn, Halifax. Also surviving are sisters, Ada (Bernard Keating), Sydney; Ellen (Gerard Dunn), North Sydney; Stella (Mike Ferns), Dartmouth; loving nieces and nephews will also mourn his passing. Gerald was predeceased by both parents, Stephen and Stella McGee, and brothers, Anthony and Stephen. Cremation has taken place. A memorial mass will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, September 3, in St. Pius X Church, Sydney Mines. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or charity of one's choice.
BARRY, Dalton Osborne
BARRY, Dalton Osborne - 77, Bridgewater, passed away August 30, 1998, in the VG Site, QEII, after a brief illness. Born in Dayspring, he was a son of the late Morton and Minetta (Falkenham) Barry. He was a member and former councilor of Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Upper LaHave, and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion. He went to sea most of his life. He sailed on the gypsum ships in Hantsport; served in the Merchant Marine during the Second World War; was a master for Newfoundland Canada Steamships, and was a deck officer with the Canadian Coast Guard until his retirement. He was an avid reader; his kindness and good humor will be sadly missed by friends and family. He is survived by his wife, the former Lucy Demone; sister, Opal Bush, Hebbville; several nieces and nephews. He was especially close to nephew, George Bush, Hebbville; nieces, Marilyn Brandal, Lower Sackville, and Sharon Nauss, Kentville. Family visitation only in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater. Private graveside service in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater, Rev. Paul Jensen officiating. Family flowers only. Memorial donations to Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Upper LaHave, or any charity.
MacNAUGHTON, Anthony W. (Tony)
MacNAUGHTON, Anthony W. (Tony) - 75, Senior Citizens Complex, Iona, died November 21, 1998, in Victoria County Memorial Hospital. Born in Sydney, he was a member of St. Columba Parish, Iona. He was brought up by the late Ellen MacLean, Washabuck. He served 10 years as a brother at St. Augustine's in Monastery and two years in Maryvale, Ont. He was employed by the Department of Transportation and retired in 1987. He was predeceased by his wife Sadie (MacLean) MacNaughton; brother, Richard MacNaughton. Visitation 2-9 p.m. today, funeral 11 a.m. Monday, both in St. Columba Church, Iona, Rev. Fred Morley officiating. Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Columba Building Fund. Arrangements under the direction of MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck.
OLIVER, Harold Robert
OLIVER, Harold Robert - 74, Port Hawkesbury, died suddenly in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, on Thursday, January 14, 1999. Born in Point Tupper, he was a son of the late Elmer and Joyce (MacKinnon) Oliver. He retired from Material Handling Stora, Port Hawkesbury in 1990. He served in the Second World War with the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps and with the 14th Field Ambulance. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, St. Peter's Branch 47. He enjoyed his morning get-togethers with the boys at the mall. He was a member of St. Mark's United Church. He was a former Richmond County Counsellor. He was former member of the board of directors of South Brook Cemetery Company. He served on the original building committee in building the Strait Receiving Volt. He is survived by his wife, the former June Latimer; son, Charlie and wife Chris; grandchildren, Josh and Chelsey, Georgetown, Ont.; daughters, Joyce and husband Lindsay Snair; grandson, Jared, Port Hawkesbury; Glenna and husband John Campbell; grandchildren, Jessica, Catherine and Karen, Kanata, Ont.; brothers, Ralph and wife Yvonne, Port Hawkesbury; Jimmy, Melville Lodge, Halifax. He was predeceased by his brother, Edgar. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday in St. Mark's United Church, Linda Townsend officiating, assisted by Rev. Bill MacLellan. Interment in South Brook Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to The Salvation Army or St. Mark's United Church. Members of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 47, St. Peter's, are asked to meet at St. Marks United Church, Port Hawkesbury, 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
BOWIE, Vera Blanche
BOWIE, Vera Blanche - 87, Sunset Lodge, Charlottetown, died January 14, 1999. Born in Dartmouth, she was a daughter of the late John and Blanche (Thomas) Walker. Surviving are husband William James, Charlottetown; son, Howard, Cornwall, P.E.I.; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by brothers, Edgar, Gerald; sisters, Mildred Sheilds, Ruth MacLeod. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Sunday, funeral 10:30 a.m. Monday, both in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home and chapel, Portland Street, Dartmouth. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton. Donations to IWK Grace Health Centre.
PELLERIN, Pearl Mae
PELLERIN, Pearl Mae - Fairview Villa, formerly of Larrys River, Guysborough Co., passed away January 14, 1999, in the VG Site, QEII. She was the wife of the late Howard A. Pellerin, a well-known Guysborough County businessman. Born in Charlos Cove, Guysborough Co., she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Mary Ellen (Bowie) Pitts. A graduate of Normal College, Truro, she taught school in various Guysborough County schools for many years. She was a former member of St. Peter's Parish, Larrys River, where she took an active role in church and community affairs. When she became sick in 1985, she moved to Bedford, where she lived with her daughter until ill health forced her to enter the nursing home. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by daughters, Shirley (Mrs. Brian Cormier), Toronto; Elaine Pellerin, Bedford; sons, Elliot (Sonny) and wife Helen, Larrys River; Gary and wife Margaret, Halifax; grandchildren, Nicole Atkinson and Jean Paul Cormier, Toronto; Andre and Pierre Pellerin, Halifax; a great-grandchild, Cassandra; several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by brothers, George Pettipas, Elden Pettipas, Charlos Cove; Fordie Pitts, Hingham Mass.; Stanley Pitts, Dartmouth; sister, Blanche Cressy, Quincey, Mass. Visitation will be today, January 16, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 3460 Dutch Village Road, Halifax. The remains will then be transferred to St. Peter's Church, Larrys River, where visitation will be held Sunday, January 17, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Monday, January 18, at 11 a.m. in the church, Archbishop Emeritus James M. Hayes officiating, Rev. Douglas Murphy assisting. Interment in St. Peter's Cemetery. Donations may be made to Fairview Villa Residents Fund, 245 Main Ave., Halifax, NS B3M 1B7 or charity of your choice.
REXTON, Robert Alexander
REXTON, Robert Alexander - 77, Rexton, died January 25, 1999, in Lions Nursing Home. Born in Rexton, he was a son of the late Alexander Carson and Mary Ann (King) Fraser. He has been a seaman on the Great Lakes for many years, until his retirement. He attended Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Rexton. He was a former member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 30, Richibucto, and was a musician who enjoyed playing in the local area. He served with the Merchant Marine during the Second World War. Surviving are sisters, Margaret Caine, Halifax; Anna Fraser, Dartmouth; brother, Frank, Richibucto. He was predeceased by brother, William Augustine Fraser. Funeral was held January 27.