MAXNER, John, (Capt.) CD Lt. Cdr., RCN (ret'd)
MAXNER, John, (Capt.) CD Lt. Cdr., RCN (ret'd) - 87, Halifax, passed away after a lengthy illness, February 16, 1999, in the Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII. Born in Scotchtown, he was a son of the late John Berwick and Louisa (Reid) Maxner. He was a member of Queen's Lodge 52 IOOF and the Nova Scotia Naval Officers' Association. He was an active member of Bethany United Church. He had a wide-ranging marine career, beginning at the age of 15, which included extensive Canadian Merchant service, both domestically and foreign- going. During wartime, he served with the Canadian Merchant Marine as well as the RCN, achieving the rank of lieutenant commander. He had also worked at the DND Dockyards. From 1957 to his retirement in 1976, he was a harbour pilot with the Halifax Pilotage Authority. He is survived by daughter, Ruth Vaux, Calgary; sons, John (Grace), Calgary; Wayne (Kathleen), London, Ont.; Alison (Marilyn), Halifax; Charles (Maryth), Halifax; brother, Phillip Tutty, Lower Sackville; sister, Mary MacVicar, Louisburg; grandchildren, Melanie Maxner; Barry, Gary, Basil and Paul Smith; David Vaux, Wayne Maxner Jr., Shelly Maxner; Erin, Adam and Catherine Maxner; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Grace (MacDonald); second wife, Isabel (MacEachern); brothers, Samuel Tutty in infancy; Percy Tutty, Charles Earle, Morris, and George Maxner; sisters, Margaret Burke, Hazel MacPherson. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday in Bethany United Church, 7171 Clinton St., Halifax, Rev. Don Crooks officiating. Interment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the QEII Health Sciences Centre Foundation would be appreciated.
CASHIN - In loving memory of a dear father and grandfather, Francis E., who passed away February 17, 1994.
Our loving memories of you never die, as days go on.
No longer in our lives to share,
But in our hearts, you are
Missed and always remembered by son Donald, daughter-in-law, Alana, and only grandson, Pierre.
CHALLONER, Roy Donald
CHALLONER, Roy Donald - 77, Villa St. Joseph du Lac, Dayton, Yarmouth Co., died February 17, 1999, in the villa. Born in Deerfield, Yarmouth Co., he was a son of the late Albert and Alice (Batuh) Challoner. He was a veteran of the Second World War. He was self-employed most of his working life. Surviving are stepmother, Hattie Challoner, Port Maitland, Yarmouth Co.; daughters, Joan Smith, Arcadia, Yarmouth Co.; Alice, Toronto; son, Dawson, Port Maitland; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Charlotte Gratto. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Friday, both in Sweeny's Funeral Home chapel, Yarmouth, Rev. Don Moses officiating. Burial in Darlings Lake Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
CRUICKSHANK, Harold St. Clair
CRUICKSHANK, Harold St. Clair - 73, Sheet Harbour, Halifax Co., died April 16, 1999, in Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, Sheet Harbour. Born in Marinette, August 17, 1925, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Pearl (O'Leary) Cruickshank. He was employed with Scott Paper Co. for 28 years and held the position of shift foreman upon it's closure in 1971. He worked in construction and carpentry until his retirement at age 60. He was an avid sportsman, enjoyed reading and his favourite hobby of bicycle repair. He was a lifetime member of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church and a past member of the Knights of Columbus. He is survived by his wife, the former Edna Newcombe; daughters, Sharon (Mrs. Joseph Monk), Ellen (Mrs. Ronald Borgal), Linda (Mrs. David McGovern), all of Dartmouth; Mary (Mrs. Wayne Hilchie), Popes Harbour; Elicia (Mrs. Samuel Crewe), Musquodoboit Harbour; sons, Harry (Donna Lewis), Truro; Martin, Sheet Harbour; sisters, Kathleen Ferguson, Halifax; Tena Gault, Sheet Harbour; Clare Adams, Five Islands; Rose Comeau, Bridgewater; brothers, Laurie, Dartmouth; Warren, Halifax; Raymond, Malay Falls; grandchildren, Ricky, Michael, Stephen, Trevor, Judy, Justin and Kristen; great-grandchildren, Joseph, Cayla and David. He was predeceased by daughter, Colleen; brothers, John and Gerald; sister, Anna Lawrence. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, prayers at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, all in D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home, 22558 Main St., Sheet Harbour. Funeral at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Sheet Harbour, Rev. Gilbert Bertrand, OMI, officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, St. Peter's Church or charity of choice.
MEAGHER, Bernard Patrick
MEAGHER, Bernard Patrick - 80, Whiteside, Richmond Co., died April 16, 1999, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. He had been a resident of St. Anne's Community Centre, Veteran's Wing, Arichat. Born in Abbey, Sask., he was a son of the late Thomas and Cora (Westfall) Meagher. He was employed for many years with Hamilton Separate School Board retiring in 1985. He was a member of St. Patrick's Parish, Whiteside, and a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Royal Canadian Navy. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43, Port Hawkesbury, and was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Hamilton. He is survived by his wife, the former Maisie MacDonald; daughters, Jeanette Fram (Wayne), Ancaster, Ont.; Mary McInnis (Ron), Grimsby, Ont.; Colleen Hourigan (Terry), Burlington, Ont.; sons, Thomas (Barbara), Whiteside; Frank Etobicoke, Ont.; sister, Dorothy Hindman (Larry), Victorville, Calif.; grandchildren, Janet, Daniel, Stephanie, Ruth, Chrissie, Aaron, Jennifer, Jamie, Katie, and Ashley; great-grandchildren, Laura, Angela, Shannon, Ryan and Kristen. He was predeceased by brothers, Thomas and Jerome; sister, Margaret Robson, all of Ontario Visitation will be 7-9 p.m today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m Sunday, in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday in St, Patrick's Church, Rev. Peter McLeod officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Patrick's Cemetery fund.
SCOTT, Edward Seymore
SCOTT, Edward Seymore - 63, Melford, Guysborough Co., passed away on Friday, April 16, 1999, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Melford, Guysborough Co., he was a son of the late Leonard Joseph and Lulu (Jamieson) Scott. He was a member of St. James Anglican Church, Melford. He was a lobster fisherman and forester. He was an employee of ACS Trading. He is survived by his wife, the former Lenora MacKay; sons, Joseph Scott and wife Ina, Steep Creek; Frederick Scott and wife Wanda, Truro; daughter, Angel Scott, Mulgrave; granddaughters, Shelby and Morgan; brothers, Basil, Marvin, both of Melford; Earl, North Easton, Mass.; sisters, Charlotte (Mrs. Roy Warner), Steep Creek; Stella (Mrs. Thomas Amos), Hadleyville. He was predeceased by sons, Eddie and Eric; brothers, Raymond and Irvin. Visitation will be at Mulgrave and Area Resting Place, Mulgrave, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. on Sunday. Funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. from St. James Anglican Church, Melford, Rev. Peter MacRae officiating. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, St. James Anglican Church, Melford, or Mulgrave and Area Resting Place. Family flowers only please. Arrangements entrusted to W.J. Whitty Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.
AYLES, Donald Edward
AYLES, Donald Edward - 62, Halifax, passed away peacefully, April 18, at home. Born in Moncton, he was a son of the late Jimmy and Viola (Wilson) Ayles, Moncton. He is survived by his devoted loving wife, Sylvia; daughters, Donna Brandal, Lower Sackville; Joan Langille, Windsor; Laura Thompkins, Dartmouth; sons, Alfred, Peterborough; Donald Kenneth, Timberlea; brothers, Wayne and Everett, both of Ontario; sisters, Audrey, Sussex, N.B.; Joan, Ontario; mother-in-law, Muriel Tanner, Fairview; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren He was predeceased by, twin brothers in infancy; brothers, Orvill and Jackie; sisters, Jean and Anne. He will be sadly missed by family and friends. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Burial to follow in St. John's Cemetery, Halifax. Reception to follow in the Funeral Home. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to the family.
BOUDREAU, Mary Jospehine
BOUDREAU, Mary Jospehine - 94, Petit-de-Grat, Richmond Co., died April 20, 1999, at St. Anne Centre, Arichat. Born in Petit-de-Grat, she was a daughter of the late Isaac and Emilie (Boudreau) Samson. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are daughter, Mrs. Yvonne Samson, Petit-de-Grat; son, Leon Boudreau, Petit-de-Grat; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Jean; daughters, Marjorie, Annette in infancy; sisters, Philomène, Sabine Rose, Clara, Alma, Clemence, Elizabeth, Mary Louise; brothers, Alexander, Fred. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral 3 p.m. Friday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Yvan Loignon officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to Star of the Sea Cemetery fund.
EMBREE, Roger Dale
EMBREE, Roger Dale - The death of Mr. Roger Dale Embree, 17 Sitka Lane, Quispamsis, N.B., husband of Mrs. Theresa Aileen Melanson-Embree, occurred on Thursday, April 15, 1999, at his residence. Born in Oxford, he was a son of Hilda May (Moore) and the late William Arthur Embree. Mr. Embree was an electrical technician and was employed with Chandler Sales for 24 years. Surviving besides his wife and mother are two brothers, Kenneth Gardner, Hamilton, Ont. and William Brent (Shirley), Erin Hills, Ont; sisters, Wilma Yvonne Thompson (Gordon), Pictou; Carol Anne Embree, Oxford, and Kathryn Faye Schlitt, Brampton, Ont.; eight aunts, four uncles, many cousins, 10 nieces and eight nephews. Resting at Brenan's Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, N.B. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated today, April 17, at 10 a.m. from St. Mark's Church in Quispamsis, followed by interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Donations to the Extra Mural, Palliative Care or charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family.
THOMPKINS, Phyllis Mary
THOMPKINS, Phyllis Mary - 96, Halifax, died April 15, 1999, in Northwood Centre. Born in L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late James and Angeline (Sampson) Sampson. She was a great lover of animals. Surviving are her husband, Albert "Bert"; son, Reginald; daughter, Ann Marie, both of Halifax; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a nephew. She was predeceased by son, Terrance; sister, Elizabeth Sampson. Funeral 1 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Chapel, Windsor Street, Halifax. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Bide Awhile Animal Shelter or SPCA.
MOIR, William "Billy"
MOIR, William "Billy" - 80, Beaver Bank, passed away at home April 19, 1999, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late John and Lora (Best) Moir. He was a longtime employee of the Bill Lynch Shows. He was owner and operator of the Villa Restaurant during the 1970s and 80s. He was an active member of the Surf Club, Halifax. He is survived by his wife, the former Gloria (Wilson) St. John; stepdaughter, Dorothy Adams, Lower Sackville; stepson, Ken St. John, Beaver Bank; brother, Alex, Dartmouth, also surviving are nieces, nephews and grandsons. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Marjorie Purcell; sisters, Jean, Helen, Hazel. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today with funeral service 10 a.m. Wednesday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville, Rev. Arthur Nash officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Reception to follow in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the palliative care or the VON.
WILLETT, Florence Estelle
WILLETT, Florence Estelle - 96, Granville Ferry, passed away December 1, 1999, in the Annapolis Community Health Centre, Annapolis Royal. Born in Young's Cove, Annapolis Co., she was a daughter of the late John Douglas and E. Christina (Covert) Karnes. She retired after 37 years as a teacher in both elementary and grade school and was for many years actively involved in community affairs. She was a member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Granville Ferry as well as a church guild and UCW member. She was a member of the Historical Society, the Historical Restoration Society and the Port Royal Eastern Star. She was a member of the Retired School Teachers Association. She is survived by daughters, Carolyn (Tim) Creery, Ottawa; Elaine (J.E.) Iles, St. Augustine, Fla.; Doreen (Cyril) Daniels, New Minas; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Leading Aircraftsman, Gilbert Fowler Willett; brothers, Max, Merwin, Danny. Funeral service 2 p.m. today in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Granville Ferry, Rev. A.G. Peters and Rev. Edwin Ebsary officiating. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery, Belleisle. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Annapolis Community Health Centre, Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or charity of one's choice.