O'MALLEY, John Arthur
O'MALLEY, John Arthur - 72, Williamswood, died December 16, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late John A. and Catherine (Murphy) O'Malley. In his early years, he was well-known throughout the Halifax area, having been sales manager of O'Malley's Bakery Ltd., and then with General Bakeries. He moved to Toronto in 1964, where he resided and operated various restaurants and lounges until moving to Brockville, Ont., in 1990, owning and operating Jake's Place. Retiring, he returned to Halifax in 1994. Surviving are his wife, the former Joan Arsenault; daughters, Sharon (Mrs. David Nicholl), Terry (Mrs. Steve Moore), both of Williamswood; Ann (Mrs. Jim Cecco), Edmonton; son, Tom (Rhoda), Saskatoon; sister, Thérèse, Sister of Charity, Windsor, Ont.; aunt, Catherine Grennan, Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Greg, Joshua, Vanessa, Liam, Brianne, Jordan and Julianna; great-grandson, Joshua Landry; nieces, Colleen Robinson, Sandra and Cathy Comeau; nephews, Arthur Robinson, John and Joseph Comeau. He was predeceased by sisters, Catherine N. Comeau and Karen Robinson. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Halifax Regional Crematorium. Memorial mass will be held Tuesday, December 21, at 10 a.m. in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Ketch Harbour, Rev. Ron Cairns officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Donations may be made to The Lung Association, Children's Wish Foundation or a charity of choice.
O'REGAN (Bresson), Monica
O'REGAN (Bresson), Monica - 81, 90 Dominion St., Dominion and formerly of Bridgeport, died December 17, 1999, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. She was a daughter of the late Louis and Catherine (Cameron) Bresson. She was well known for her baking and open house, and was an avid dart player. Surviving are daughters, Mrs. Colleen Anderson, Dominion; Mrs. Maureen Harding, Mrs. Mary MacMullin, Glace Bay; Mrs. Paulette Lynk with whom she resided; sons, Joseph, Dominion; Arthur, Glace Bay; John, Grand Praire; Freddie, Boston, Mass.; Terrance, Reserve; Francis, Breton Bay; Brian, Kenny, Glace Bay; brother, Francis Bresson, Glace Bay; sisters, Thelma Doucette, Glace Bay; Kathleen Cirotte, Guelph, Ont.; 26 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph O'Regan; six sons in infancy; four grandchildren; brothers, Freddie, Alexander, Joe, Carl, Jimmy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, in V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday, in Immaculate Conception Church, Rev. Jim Oliver officiating, with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Donations to palliative care of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
ROGERS, T. Edna
ROGERS, T. Edna - 75, Heatherton, Antigonish Co., passed away peacefully in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish, on December 17, 1999, after a brief illness. Born in Afton, Antigonish Co., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mae (Perro) Davidson. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Heatherton, a charter member and past president of Heatherton CWL, a member of Immaculate Conception Parish Council and founding member of Heather Club 60, Edna was deeply devoted to Ste. Anne De Beaupre and made a yearly pilgrimage to Ste Anne De Beaupre Shrine. Surviving are daughters, Anne (Dan) MacAskill, Lower South River; Josie Chisholm (Chris Boyle), Tantallon; Theresa (Perry) Hennessey, Port Hawkesbury; Judy (Lenny) Campbell, Afton; son, John Charles (Lorraine), Fraser's Grant; sister, Eileen Benoit, Antigonish; brother, Michael (Shirley) Davidson, Afton; eight grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, John; sister, Helen; brothers, Peter, Francis and Mark; grandchildren Chelsea and Savannah Rogers (Heatherton). Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today and 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish. Funeral will be held 10 a.m. Monday, in Immaculate Conception Church, Rev. Raymond MacDonald officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.
NICKERSON, Gladys Irene
NICKERSON, Gladys Irene - 84, Sandy Cove, Queens Co., died Thursday, December 23, 1999, in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool. Born in Eagle Head, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Rosie (Tanner) Leslie. Surviving are her husband, Reginald; a daughter, Charlotte (Mrs. David Oickle), Liverpool; sister, Shirley Henwood, Peterborough; brother, Henry, Middlefield. She was predeceased by sisters, Evelyn, Sadie, Lillian, Beulah; brother, Calvin. Funeral was held Sunday, in Chandlers Funeral Home, Liverpool, Rev. Joanne MacFadden officiated. Burial was in Zion United Church Cemetery, College Street, Liverpool. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association.
McINNIS, Foster Michael
McINNIS, Foster Michael - 64, Lochaber Mines, Halifax Co., passed away at home, December 25, 1999, following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Sheet Harbour, Halifax Co., he was a son of the late John Charles Sr. and Ethel (Cruickshank) McInnis. He moved to Ontario, worked for Pernfuss Roofing for 33 years, returning to Nova Scotia four years ago due to ill health. Foster loved to fish and enjoyed nature, often going to the woods or just sitting by the water, finding it very peaceful. Foster leaves to mourn his wife and best friend of 43 years, Thelma (Rutledge); sons, Robert (Kathy) McInnis, Malay Falls; Kevin (Cyndi), Kitchener, Ont.; daughters, Sharon (Scott) Maxwell, Lisa McInnis (Glen Hackbart), both of Kitchener, Ont.; cherished grandchildren, Courtney and Nathan McInnis, Kitchener, Ont.; brothers, Murray, St. Croix; Earnest and John Charles, both of Sheet Harbour; sisters, Phyllis Sharpe, Sackville; Louise (Alfred) Clark, Fall River; Margaret Rose (Bruce) Robinson, Calgary; many nieces and nephews. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, in D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home Ltd., Sheet Harbour. Funeral Tuesday at 2 p.m., in St. James United Church, Lochaber Mines, Rev. Michael Mugford officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to St. James United Church, Lochaber Mines or the Canadian Cancer Society.
CROWE, Hazel Elizabeth
CROWE, Hazel Elizabeth - 92, Central New Annan, died December 26, 1999, in Hillcrest Manor, Truro. Born in Central New Annan, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Amy (MacLellan) Langille. She attended Wilson's School in Central New Annan and graduated from Halifax Summer School and then taught school in West Earltown and Byers School in West New Annan. She then moved to Wellesley, Mass., trained and graduated from the Newton Wellesley Hospital receiving her RN in 1930. She worked in Wellesley for 13 years doing private nursing. In 1941, she married Cecil Crowe and then moved to Truro where she nursed until she retired in 1975. Surviving are son, Peter, Fairview; sister, Mildred Langille, Wellesley Hills, Mass. She was predeceased by her husband, Cecil C.; son, Cecil R.; brothers, Lester, Alton, Fred. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro. Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday, in Central New Annan Baptist Church, Central New Annan, Rev. Richard Hovey officiating. Burial in Tatamagouche Mountain Cemetery, Tatamagouche Mountain. Donations to Central New Annan Baptist Church or Tatamagouche Mountain Cemetery.
BLAKENEY, Jeffrey Vernon Olson
BLAKENEY, Jeffrey Vernon Olson - West Jeddore, passed away February 5, 1999, as the result of a motor vehicle accident. Born March 22, 1977, he was the son of Vernon and Betty (Baker) Blakeney. Jeff was a graduate of Eastern Shore High School. He recently completed the plumbing trade at I.W. Akerley Campus. He was employed at Ultramar, Head of Jeddore, and Esso, Prince Albert Road. Besides his parents, he is survived by his sister, Beth; maternal grandparents, Harris and Eunice Baker; paternal grandmother, Frances Blakeney; maternal great-grandmother, Grace Baker; paternal great-grandmother, Roxie Arnold; many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by paternal grandfather, Olson Blakeney. He was a member of Jeddore Baptist Church. Jeff was a kind and considerate person, and was loved by all who knew him. At his request, various organs were donated to those who needed them. Visitation will be held today, February 9, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Rowling's Funeral Home, Musquodoboit Harbour. Funeral service will be held at Jeddore Baptist Church on Wednesday, February 10, at 2 p.m. Reception to follow in the church basement. Interment will be in West Jeddore Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to West Jeddore Baptist Cemetery.
BISHOP, Jane Allison
BISHOP, Jane Allison - 89, West Paradise, died February 18, 1999, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Scotland, she was a daughter of the late Hugh and Janet Cunningham Wallace. Surviving are son, John and wife Corinne, West Paradise; stepdaughter, Frances (Bishop) (Mrs. Robert Millen), Peterborough, Ont.; stepson, Ralph Bishop, Calgary; sister, Christina Robinson, Bridgetown; half-sister, Helen Raeside, Round Hill; nine grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, William Reginald Bishop; sister, Ann Carslaw and John Carslaw. Graveside memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday in West Paradise Cemetery, Pastor Johnathan MacKay officiating. Donations in memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
LONG, Catherine "Kate"
LONG, Catherine "Kate" - 89, 275 Borden St., Sydney, died February 18, 1999, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Joe and Jannie (MacPhail) Young. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish, Sydney. Surviving are daughters, Viola (Mrs. George Hubert), Sydney; Shirley (Mrs. Edward Postlewaite), Sydney; Joyce (Mrs. Adrian Cody), Shediac, N.B.; Rosie (Mrs.James Johnston), Leona, Colleen (Mrs, Ernie Sampson), Sydney; sister, Muriel MacPhee, Sydney; sons, Lloyd, Sydney; Roy, South Bar; John, Robert, Sydney; Kenneth, South Bar; Wallace, Leo, Sydney; brothers, Ralph; 36 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, John A.; son Arthur; brothers, Gordon, Daniel, George, Murdock, John, Collin, Thomas; sisters, Rose and Mary Campbell; grandson, Roy Johnston. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 9 a.m. Saturday in Holy Redeemer Church, Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Burial in Hardwood Hill Cemetery, Sydney. Donations to the palliative care unit of Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
McCREADIE (Salsman), Barbara Jean
McCREADIE (Salsman), Barbara Jean - Passed away peacefully after a brave battle with cancer, February 14, 1999, in Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver, B.C., at the age of 60 years. Barbara and Brian had lived in North Vancouver for the past 36 years. Barbara was born in Toronto, July 8, 1938, then lived in Medicine Hat, Alta., as a young girl. She moved to Vancouver to attend university at UBC where she got her B.Ed. in 1962. Barbara taught home economics in various high schools in the Lower Mainland. She later pursued a career as a writer for the North Shore News for 18 years, writing about her passion for travel and cooking, not to mention her family and cats. Barbara enjoyed the past few years driving across Canada and the United States with Brian in their RV. Nothing pleased her more than pulling out of the driveway in their RV, humming the tune of "On the Road Again". She is survived by her loving husband and best friend, Brian; daughters, Lori, Suzy and Janine; sons-in-law, Gerry, Dan and Rick; grandchildren, Victoria, Tyler, Meghan and Conner. You will always be on our minds and in our hearts. We'll miss you. A celebration of Barbara's life will be held 2 p.m. on Monday, February 22, in Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, a donation, if desired, in memory of Barbara McCreadie, to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
ANTHONY, Murray Gordan
ANTHONY, Murray Gordan - 78, Bridgewater, formerly of Tweed, Ont., died February 17, 1999, in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Mill Village, he was a son of the late Raymond and Flora (Manthorne) Anthony. He was a veteran of the Second World War, and also spent 20 years in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force Association. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 428, Tweed, Ont. He worked as a resource technician with the Department of Natural Resources, Ontario, until his retirement in 1985. Surviving are sisters, Enid (Mrs. Eugene Pyke), Margaret (Mrs. Vaughn Daphinee), Liverpool; brothers, Robert, Mill Village; W. Keith, Bridgewater. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Evelyn (Harris); brother, George in infancy. Cremation has taken place. Graveside service 2 p.m. Saturday, February 20, in the Mill Village Community Centre Cemetery, Rev. Karen Lynch officiating. Family flowers only. Donations to "Poppy Fund" Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 38, Liverpool. Arrangements entrusted to Chandler's Funeral Home, Liverpool.
POPE, Lena Mildred
POPE, Lena Mildred - 89, Halifax, died January 16, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Grand Bank, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Elizabeth (Matthews) Poole. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Wallace; sisters, Sarah, Maria; brother, Reuben. Visitation will take place one hour before service, funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday, both in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, Rev. Jim Martell officiating. Burial in United Church Cemetery, Grand Bank, Nfld. In lieu of flowers, donations to United Memorial Church, 5375 Kaye St., Halifax, or any charity.
JENKINS, Lance Andrew
JENKINS, Lance Andrew - 16, Halifax, died January 16, 2000, in the IWK Grace Health Centre. Born May 6, 1983, in Toronto, he was a son of Wilson Jenkins, Halifax and Mabel Jenkins, Gander Bay, Nfld., and the stepson of Ana Jenkins, Halifax. He was a grade 11 student at Halifax West High School. He and longtime friend Kelly Bennett were co-ambassadors of the Easter Seals Program. He was also involved with the Abilities Foundation of Nova Scotia and Muscular Dystrophy Association of Nova Scotia. Surviving are sister, Lorilei, at home; brothers, Elvis, at home; Kirby, Gander Bay, Nfld.; maternal grandmother, Lucy Jenkins, Summerford, Nfld.; paternal grandmother, Ada Jenkins, Grand Falls, Nfld.; many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his maternal grandfather, Otto Jenkins; paternal grandfather, Oliver Jenkins. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, Rev. Henry Friesen officiating. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Flowers welcome or donations to Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada, 804-1888 Brunswick St., Halifax, NS B3J 3L8 or Nova Scotia Hemophilia Society, P.O. Box 3642 Halifax South Postal Station, B3J 3K6.