LEGGE, E. Cheslyn
LEGGE, E. Cheslyn - Halifax, died April 24, 1999, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Emily (Gooding) Legge and the late E. Thomas Legge. He was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Fairview; St. John's Lodge 2, Scottish Rite, Philae Temple, and Amethyst Chapter 28, OES. Surviving are his wife, Helen; sisters, Elsie Davis, Ottawa; Beulah West, Halifax; Udah Laport, Mississauga. He was predeceased by brother, Gordon. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax. Memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. John's Anglican Church, Fairview, Rev. Marilyn Newport officiating. Reception to follow in church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations to Philae Temple Children's Traveling Fund or any charity.
DORCAS, Royce Burleigh
DORCAS, Royce Burleigh - The passing of Royce Burleigh Dorcas, McKnight Street, Fredericton, occurred unexpectedly at Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Saturday, April 24, 1999. He was 69. Born in Stanley, N.B., he was a son of the late Pearl (Fullarton) and Earl Dorcas. He was a car salesman at Clark Chevrolet Oldsmobile. He loved to travel and play golf, was a member at the Mactaquac Golf Club and a member of UCT and the City Club. He is survived by his wife, Leona (Cornish) Dorcas; sons, Ken Dorcas and wife Myrna, Moncton; Bob Dorcas, Halifax; daughters, Valerie Dorcas, Halifax; Bev Stymiest, Fredericton; brothers, Glenwood Dorcas and wife Glenna, Fredericton; Alvin Dorcas and wife Dawn, Fredericton; Chester Dorcas and wife Connie, Stanley, N.B.; sister, Pauline Brooks and husband Jim, Fredericton; grandchildren, Anthony, Scott, Shannon and Lisa; several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Dr., Fredericton, today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Nashwaaksis United Church of Canada, Fredericton, on April 27 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Franklin Curtis officiating. Interment will be held in Sunny Bank Cemetery, Fredericton. Donations to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
MacISAAC, Frank B.
MacISAAC, Frank B. - Formerly of Dartmouth and Mader's Cove, Lunenburg Co., passed away peacefully on December 13, 1999, in Armview Estates. Born in Antigonish, on April 15, 1922, he was a son of the late John S. MacIsaac and Margaret (MacDonnell) MacIsaac. He began his working career as an announcer with C.B.C. radio in Halifax and Sackville, N.B. He then pursued a career in sales, working with Simpsons and various automobile dealerships in Halifax and Dartmouth. Music was his life's passion and he completed his working career as the manager of Miller Brothers, selling pianos and organs. He was a gifted pianist and organist and devoted his spare time to perfecting his music and also teaching. He enjoyed sailing his various boats, puttering around his home and spending time with his family and friends. He was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Marie (Mimi), on August 28, 1999. He was a proud father and is survived by his four children, Marilyn (Jim) Mason, Fall River; and their children, Ben and David Lovett; Christopher (Mary) MacIsaac, Oakville, Ont.; and their children, Alicia and Michael; Dr. Gregory (Dr. Elaine) MacIsaac, Charles Town, West Virginia; and their children, Zoe, Brea and Ian; Patricia (David) Pace, Halifax; and their children, Anna and Katherine. He is also survived by a sister, Mary MacIsaac, Halifax. He was predeceased by his brother, John R. MacIsaac, Tracadie, Guysborough Co. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax. There will be a funeral mass at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 16, in St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, Fall River, Rev. Raymond Mura officiating. The body will then be cremated and a private family committal will take place at a later date in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. There will be a reception at the home of Jim and Marilyn Mason, 345 Lockview Road, Fall River, following the funeral mass. Family flowers only by request. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice.
MITCHELL, Bruce Thomas
MITCHELL, Bruce Thomas - 41, Halifax, died December 13, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late John Bayfield and Doris Margaret (Wright) Mitchell. Surviving are brothers, David A., Hubbards; Jimmy, North East Margaree, Inverness Co.; George, Dartmouth; sisters, Doris Thurm, Florida Keys; Lorraine Laing, Sambro; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Herbert; sisters, Pat, Barbara. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Cremation to follow. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday, in Brunswick Street United Church, Rev. Gus Pendleton officiating. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations to Brunswick Street United Church.
BERFELO (Stoel), Johanna
BERFELO (Stoel), Johanna - 81, 350 Robie Street, Truro, passed away suddenly in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, Thursday, December 17, 1999, with her family by her side. Born in Lochem, the Netherlands, she was the daughter of the late Jan and Everdina (Lenderink) Stoel. She came to Canada with her family in 1949 and had been a resident of Truro for the past 12 years. She was a member of the Christian Reformed Church, Truro. She is survived by daughter, Eefie Crowell, Truro; sons, Herman (Johanna) Berfelo, Stewiacke; John (Doreen) Berfelo, Mission, BC; Andrew Berfelo, Hay Lakes, Alberta; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Herman Berfelo Sr. and son, Embert Randall. Visitation will be held 6-9 p.m. Monday, December 20, in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 21, in the John Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Glenwood Drive, Truro, Rev. Henry Boehm officiating, with burial in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Stewiacke East. Family flowers only, donations in memory may be made to the Colchester Regional Hospital Foundation, Truro.
McDONALD, Sister Eunice (Vincent Joseph)
McDONALD, Sister Eunice (Vincent Joseph) - 85, died December 17, 1999, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site. Born in Reserve Mines, Cape Breton, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Alan and Jessie (McDonald) McDonald. She entered the Sisters of Charity in Halifax, in 1931, and made her religious profession in 1934. She taught for over 40 years in Alberta and Nova Scotia. After her retirement she volunteered in Saint Stephen's School and worked in pastoral ministry, especially with the Sodality of Our Lady in Saint Stephen's Parish. She is survived by many cousins. She was predeceased by brothers, John and Hugh. The body will be at Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse, on Sunday with visitation 3-8 p.m. Mass of Christian burial 10 a.m. Monday, in Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse Chapel. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.
CROWELL, Fayealene - 81, Kemptville, Yarmouth Co., died December 16, 1999, in the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Kemptville, Yarmouth Co., she was a daughter of the late James and Faye (Randall) Prout. She was interested in the community and volunteered in many projects. She was secretary/treasurer of Lakeview Cemetery for many years. She served on the Municipal School Board, was a member of the Kemptville Women's Institute serving offices, also in the district and was area director and served as provincial president, and represented the WINS World Conference in Oslo, Norway. She was a member of the Congregational Church in Danville, Vt. She is survived by son, Wendell, Halifax; brothers, Clifton, Kinmount, Ont.; Battell "Randy" Kemptville, Yarmouth Co.; John, Huntsville, Ont.; sisters, Florence Herrington, Yarmouth; Janet Joyce, Toronto; grandchildren, Kevin, Timberlea; Brent, Vancouver, B.C.; great-grandchildren, Connor and Shayla, both of Timberlea. She was predeceased by her husband, Clarence; brothers, Ransford, Clarence and Vaughn; sisters, Evelyn, Lillian, Ruth, Anna and Lorraine. The body is resting in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth. Visitation today from 7-9 p.m., funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, both in the funeral home, Rev. Warren Fitzgerald and Rev. A.D. "Bill" Newell officiating. Burial will be in the Lakeview Cemetery, Kentville. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lakeview Cemetery.
BAILEY, Donald - 71, Dutch Settlement, Halifax Co., died December 22, 1999, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Winnipeg, Man., he was a son of the late Thomas and Isabella (Holford) Bailey. He retired from Canadian Armed Forces and IMP Aerospace. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Lantz; Chiefs and PO's Club, Windsor Park; Sea NAG Aviation Museum of Shearwater. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his wife, Nina Conrod; son, Robert (Cynthia), Victoria, B.C.; daughter, Brenda (Mark) Foster, Dartmouth; two grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Thomas, Richard, Harry; sisters, Mabel, Florence. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 1 p.m. and memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday, in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 1234 Cole Harbour Rd., Cole Harbour, Padre Ihasz officiating. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Shearwater Aviation Museum.
AVERY, Ralph Gary
AVERY, Ralph Gary - 64, Kingston, died December 24, 1999, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Toronto, Ont., he was a son of Elsie V. (Taylor) Avery, Mississauga, Ont., and the late William Avery. He retired from the RCAF after 27 years and was employed with DeCoste Kitchens, Kingston from 1982-1994. Surviving are his wife, the former Elizabeth "Betty" Moar; daughters, Kathleen, Oshawa, Ont.; Karen (Mrs. Gerald MacKay), Truro; Janet Ireland, Meadowvale; Jacqueline, Etobicoke, Ont.; sisters, Eleanor LeDain, Etobicoke, Ont.; Marlene, Mississauga, Ont.; Carolyn Mark, Guelph, Ont.; brothers Roger, St. Catharines, Ont.; Stephen, Toronto, Ont.; Robert, Mississauga, Ont.; grandchildren, Stephanie, Alina, Jenna, Shawn and Aaron. He was predeceased by son, Theodore; brother, Stanley; sister, Barbara. Memorial service 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Lisa Potter officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Lung Association or Soldiers Memorial Hospital Foundation.
GRAHAM, Phyllis Shirley "Peggy"
GRAHAM, Phyllis Shirley "Peggy" - 70, Dartmouth, died December 24, 1999, at home. Born in Ottawa, she was a daughter of the late Hilda Brown. She was a past member of St. Thomas Moore Church and she enjoyed square dancing. Surviving are her husband, Keith Graham; daughters, Cheryl Gallant, Diane Sampson, Halifax; sons, Lyle, Toronto; Earl, Dartmouth; sister, Isabelle Silver, Saskatchewan; seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by son, Ian. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home. Private family burial at a later date. Donations to The Salvation Army, Canadian Cancer Society, or any charity.
MORSE, Marguerite - Somerset, Kings Co., widow of Kenneth R. Morse, passed away peacefully in Berwick on December 24, 1999. She attended Acadia Seminary, Wolfville, where she took business and music. She also attended Provincial Normal College and taught school for 20 years, the last 10 of those years in the Berwick Town School. She was a member of the Berwick United Church, the church choir and was popular in musical circles in the valley. She conducted the first hymn sing in the Somerset Hall in 1949 and for several years thereafter. She is survived by sons, Harry and wife Madelyn, Somerset; Ken and wife Gertrude, Centreville; six granddaughters; five grandsons; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today, December 27, with funeral service at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, both in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick, Rev. Donald MacPherson officiating. Burial in the Berwick Cemetery. By request, there will be no reception. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Fidelis House, P.O. Box 125, Kentville, NS B4N 3W4.
ODO, Lawson Victor "Luke"
ODO, Lawson Victor "Luke" - 78, Sunset Haven Rest Home, New Glasgow, formerly of Stellarton, died December 25, 1999, in the Home. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Charles and Eva Odo. He was a veteran of the Second World War. After the war, he was employed with Pictou Shipyards for a period of time. He retired from the former Hawker Siddeley, Trenton (charge hand, Tanker Car Dept.), after over 30 years service. He was a member of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders 85th Battalion Memory Club. Surviving are son, Lloyd (Linda), MacPhersons Mills; brother, Doug (Mary), Thorburn; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Hazel Jane (Chenell); daughter, Gaye Kehoe; brothers, Babe and Bob. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors in P&K MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, where memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Mr. Ferguson MacKay officiating. The Royal Canadian Legion will hold their tribute service at 6:30 p.m. tonight, in the funeral home. Burial of ashes will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made in his memory to any charity of choice.