CLIFFE, John Henry
CLIFFE, John Henry - 84, 81 McFarlane St., Springhill, died December 16, 1999, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late William and Annie (Phinney) Cliffe. He worked as a photographer for 35 years and as an electronic technician for another 35 years. Surviving are his wife, the former Phyllis Leah Mary DeBaie; son, Gerald, Springhill; daughters, Dorothy Corkum, Woodstock, Ont.; Linda Forrington, Valley Road, Cumberland Co.; Patricia O'Brien, Brampton, Ont.; Margaret White, Springhill; Carole Anne Cliffe, Rexberg, Idaho; Eleanor Cliffe, Little River; sisters, Willena "Billie" Boran, Marguerite Kempt, Springhill; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Joseph, Thomas, James, William, Geordie, Douglas, Owen; sisters, Jennie, Nellie, Joshie, Annie. Cremation has taken place under the direction of A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill. No Visitation or services by request. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill. Donations to any charity.
CAREY, Mary Kathleen
CAREY, Mary Kathleen - 89, Dykeland Lodge, Windsor, formerly of Avonport, died December 16, 1999, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Avonport, she was a daughter of the late George and Winnifred (Walsh) Hills. She was a member of the Avonport Baptist Church and former choir member. A member of the Helping Hand Rebekah Lodge 40, Hantsport and a member of the Sons of Temperance. She is survived by sons, Merle (Joan), Hantsport; Donald, Toronto; sister, Cora Sanford, Bedford; grandchildren, Renda Vandertoorn, Randy Carey, Paula Newcombe; great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Dylan, Christian Carey, Jacob Newcombe; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth; daughter, Eleanor Marie; brother, Harry. Visitation was Friday in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Wolfville. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today in the Avonport Baptist Church, Rev. Gordon Delaney and Rev. Gary Manthorne officiating. The Helping Hand Rebekah Lodge 40, held their service, 7 p.m. Friday, in the funeral home. Burial in Willowbank Cemetery, Wolfville. Donations in memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Avonport Baptist Church.
LEVY, Harold R.
LEVY, Harold R. - 89, Jenks Avenue, Parrsboro, and formerly of Lunenburg passed away Tuesday, December 14, 1999, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born on Little Tancook Island, Lunenburg Co., he was a son of the late Rodger and Alice (Mossman) Levy. He lived in Lunenburg for more than 50 years and since 1995 has resided in Parrsboro. He was an avid outdoor person enjoying hunting, fishing, golfing, and skeet shooting. His keen sense of humor and his stories about his days of fishing and hunting will be long remembered. He was a fisherman, long liner captain and boatbuilder. Since his retirement 35 years ago, he has enjoyed duck decoy carving and gardening. He is survived by his wife, the former Janet Levy; son, Ron and his wife Sally, Parrsboro; sisters, Helen Lockhart and her husband Bruce, Victoria, B.C.; Gene Wilneff and her husband Joseph, Glace Bay; Vera Publicover, Blandford; brother, Scott and his wife Marjorie, Little Tancook Island; granddaughters, Louanne Henwood and her husband Eric, Parrsboro; Debbi Levy-Kay and her husband Jeff, Truro; Krista Levy-Odlin and her husband Keith, Parrsboro; Lana, Parrsboro; grandsons, Michael Levy, Calgary; Glenn Levy and his wife Lori, Southampton; 12 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Pearl, and a sister in infancy; brothers, Stewart, Maurice, Hughie, and a brother in infancy; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, where funeral will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Rev. James Bushell officiating. Burial in the Parrsboro United Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Trinity United Church, Parrsboro.
BROWN, John "Jack"
BROWN, John "Jack" - 79, Quilty Drive, North Sydney, died December 13, 1999, in the Northside General Hospital. Born in Sydney Mines, he was a son of the late Roderick and Catherine Depazzi (Walsh) Brown. He was employed as a coal miner with Devco working in the Princess Colliery for many years. He was a member of the Seventh-Day-Adventist Church. Surviving are his wife, the former Olive Rogers; son, Earl, Bridgewater; three grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Stella, Sydney Mines; Loretta Brisbois, Detroit. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, in Seventh-Day-Adventist Church, Peppett St., North Sydney, Pastor Larry Hall officiating and assisted by Pastor Dan Wilson. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
CHRISTIE, Viola Mae
CHRISTIE, Viola Mae - 96, Munroe Manor, Truro, and formerly of Salmon River, died Monday, December 13, 1999, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Moose River, Halifax Co., in 1903, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Sadie (Brown) Higgins. She lived in Salmon River for 76 years until six months ago, when due to ill health she moved to Munroe Manor. She was an active member of Valley United Church, a former choir member and also a member of the UCW, where she was active until recently. For many years, she was active in the Salmon River Women's Institute. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by a daughter, Avis MacCabe (Frank), Truro; son, Willis (Pauline), Salmon River; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two nephews and a niece. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Muir Christie; daughters, Audrey Rogers, Marion Dewar and June Fields; sister, Hazel Mitchell; brother, Aubrey Higgins, who was killed in action in Italy during the Second World War. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today and funeral services 2 p.m. Thursday, both in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, Rev. Curtis McDonald officiating, with burial in the Crossroads Cemetery, Valley. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Valley United Church.
FOOTE, Thomas Benjamin Sr.
FOOTE, Thomas Benjamin Sr. - 81, West Green Harbour, formerly of Lockeport, died December 3, 1999, in the Roseway Hospital, Sandy Point. Born in Burin, Nfld., he was a son of the late Richard and Ellen (Mayo) Foote. He is survived by son, Thomas Jr., West Green Harbour; sisters, Anne Evans, Pictou; Madge Fifeld, Massachusetts; Gwen Street, Newfoundland; grandchildren, Thomas Foote III, Richard Foote, Kim Perry, Lori Nickerson, Vagn Foote, Mariel Foote; eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Greta (Kruise); daughter, Whilemina; five brothers; four sisters. No visitation by request. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today in Lockeport Independant Baptist Church, Rev. Tim Garren officiating. Burial in Lockeport Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Huskilson's Funeral Home, Lockeport. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.
TIMMONS, Freeman - 77, Rocky Harbour, Nfld., formerly of Pleasant Bay, died January 14, 2000, in Bonne Bay Hospital, Newfoundland. Born in Pleasant Bay, he was a son of the late James and Margaret (MacLean) Timmons. He retired from Parks Canada as chief park warden in 1981 after postings in Cape Breton Highlands, Kejimkujik and Gros Morne National Parks. He was a veteran of the Second World War, having served in Italy and throughout the European Campaign until his discharge in 1946. He is survived by sons, Wallace (Melodia), Tracadie, N.B.; Guy (Dora), Saint John, N.B.; daughters, Jeanette (Mrs. Lionel Roach), Halifax; Linda (Mrs. Greg Vienneau), Tracadie; Donna, Sackville; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Andrew Timmons, Red River; sister, Hilda Moore, New Glasgow; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Helen Moore; brother, Clayton Timmons; half-brother, Jack Timmons; sisters, Ruth Swicker, Margaret "Peggy" Wilkie. Visitation 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today in Pleasant Bay Professional Centre. Funeral 2 p.m. today in St. Andrews United Church, Pleasant Bay, Rev. Rose Hannah-Gaskin officiating. Interment in Pleasant Bay Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the direction of Cheticamp Funeral Services Ltd.
SMITH, Keith M.
SMITH, Keith M. - 55, West Brook, Cumberland Co. and Moncton died January 16, 2000, in the Georges L. Dumont Hospital, Moncton. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Hilton and Annie (Black) Smith. Prior to moving to Moncton, he was a farmer, blueberry grower and lumberman. He was a volunteer with the Metro Food Bank in Moncton, and was a former adherent to the Southampton United Church. He enjoyed fishing. Surviving are sister, Beverly Ferguson, Trenton, Ont.; twin sister, Kathryn Norton, Enfield; brother, Wilson, West Brook; several nieces and nephews. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, where funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. Elizabeth Davies officiating. Burial in the West Brook Cemetery. Donaitons to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or to any charity.
McINTYRE, William Stanley (Bill)
McINTYRE, William Stanley (Bill) - 65, 41 Wright Ave., Bible Hill, died Saturday, May 30, 1998, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Infirmary Site, Halifax. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Stanley and Doris (Davidson) McIntyre. For 19 years, he was a conductor for CNR and after, worked for Stan Moore's Esso and Imperial Oil. He is survived by his wife, the former Cora Crockett; daughters, Pamela, Truro; Jo-Ann, at home; sons, Mark and Paul, Bible Hill; Terry, Fredericton; brothers, Dexter, Truro; Gerald, Windsor, Ont.; granddaughter, Ulanda, Truro; grandsons, Tyler, Bible Hill; Billy and Bobby, Fredericton. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and funeral services 3 p.m. Monday, both in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, Rev. Daniel Gunn officiating with burial in Watson Cemetery, Truro. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the QEII ICU Development Fund or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
RHYNO, Denton Atwood
RHYNO, Denton Atwood - 71, Milton, Queens Co., died Saturday, January 31, 1998, in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool. Born in Charleston, Queens Co., he was a son of the late Charles and Odessa (Fancy) Rhyno. He spent most of his working life with the City of Dartmouth, working for approximately 30 years. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid bingo player. Surviving are his companion, Rosalee Smith; stepdaughter, Barbara (Mrs. Otis Oickle), Liverpool; stepsons, George Foster, Milton; Jackie Foster, Brooklyn; brother, Royce, Liverpool; half-brothers, George, Timberlea; Lawrence, Halifax; Ernest, Charleston; Gary, Sussex, N.B.; Ivan, Dartmouth; five step-grandchildren; a step-great-grandchild. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Marie Aleta Hazlett; stepmother, Nora (Slaunwhite); sister, Irene; brothers, Victor, Genis; half-brothers, Donald, Fred. Funeral service was held February 3 in All Saints Anglican Church, Mill Village, Queens Co., Rev. J.M. Small officiated. Burial in Milton Community Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Diabetes Association.
WILKINSON (MacDonald), Matilda
WILKINSON (MacDonald), Matilda - 81, Kitchener, Ont., died January 27, 1998, in St. Mary's Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Ronald and Mary MacDonald. Surviving are daughters, Catherine (Mrs. Cyril O'Leary), Fairhaven, Mass.; Frances MacLean, Calgary; sons, Joseph, Niagara Falls, Ont.; Bernard, Toronto; eight grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Agnes MacLellan, Sister Consolata MacDonald, Nova Scotia; Norma (Mrs. John Fox), Saskatchewan. She was predeceased by her husband, Augustine; sons, Ronald, Robert; son-in-law, Joseph MacLean; four brothers; a sister. Funeral was held January 30 in St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Fred Bechely officiated. Cremation. Burial in Woodland Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
NOSEWORTHY, Charles J.
NOSEWORTHY, Charles J. - 72, died February 3, 1998, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, Halifax. He was a resident of Dartmouth for 30 years. He was a son of the late Thomas and Annie (Grandy) Noseworthy, North Sydney. He retired in 1985 due to ill health from Canada Post as manager of planning and control. He was a member of Stairs Memorial United Church, Canadian Post Heritage Club, and a former member of Brightwood Golf and Country Club and Dartmouth Stroke Club. Surviving are his wife, Frances (Moore) Noseworthy; daughter, Brenda (Keats) Biron, Sydney; granddaughter, Michelle (John MacKinnon), Sydney; brother, Stanley, Ontario; aunt, Emma Caines, Garnish, Nfld.; cousins, Allister (Eileen) MacPherson, Halifax; Carole (Merle) Falconer, Kelowna, B.C. He was predeceased by sisters, Ethel, Sadie and Hazel. The family will receive visitors from 1 p.m. until time of memorial service at 2 p.m., both Thursday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Sandra Carruthers officiating. Spring committal in Alfred Smith Memorial Cemetery, Sydney. No flowers by request. Donations to the memorial fund at Stairs Memorial United Church, designated for accessibility, 44 Hester St., Dartmouth, N.S., B3A 1K2, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
ROBAR, Theodore Reginald "Tippy"
ROBAR, Theodore Reginald "Tippy" - 60, Maplewood, Lunenburg Co., died February 17, 1999, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in North River, he was a son of Gertrude (Daniels) Robar, North River, and the late William Robar. He was an adherent of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, New Germany. He was presently an employee of Irving Woodlands, Weymouth. He was a past employee of Bowater Mersey Paper Co. for many years. Surviving are his wife, the former Beverly Eisener, Maplewood; sons, Tim, Weymouth, Digby Co.; Kevin, Italy Cross; sisters, Daisy Robar, North River; Cecelia (Mrs. Chester Robar), North River; JoAnne Whynott, Bridgewater; brothers, Sterling; Roland, North River; Coady, Annapolis Valley; Myles, Lake Pleasant. five grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Sydney. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in New Germany Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, New Germany, Carson Faulkenham officiating. Burial in Barss Corner Community Cemetery, Barss Corner. Family flowers only, donations to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.