WALSH, Norman Herbert
WALSH, Norman Herbert - 90, Yarmouth, passed away, Saturday, January 15, 2000, in the Villa Saint Joseph-du-Lac. Born on Prince Edward Island, he was a son of the late Sampson and Nellie (Malone) Walsh. He was member of the Arcadia United Baptist Church and a past member of the Arcadia Silver Seniors Club. He served several terms on the Municipal Council for Yarmouth County. He ran a meat and grocery store in Arcadia for many years and in retirement sold cars for Trefry's Garage. He played hockey with the Albany team while living in P.E.I. and was always a keen hockey and baseball fan, enjoyed harness racing and was an ardent card player. He was the Progressive Conservative chairman in his area for years. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, the former Bertha Mutlow; daughter, Sylvia (James) Lawton; son, Ian (Remy) and granddaughter, Raquel Walsh, all of Dartmouth; brother, Raymond (Marie) Walsh, Summerside, P.E.I. and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Ada and Dorothy; brothers, Lloyd, Charles, Reginald, Cedric, Arthur, Lyman and Ralph. Remains are resting in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, January 17 and Tuesday, January 18. Funeral will be Wednesday, January 19, at 2 p.m. in the funeral home, Rev. Beverly Densmore officiating. Burial in Arcadia Cemetery. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Arcadia United Baptist Church Building Fund, Arcadia, B0W 1B0, the Yarmouth Branch of the VON or a charity of you choice.
FORAN, Patrick Joseph
FORAN, Patrick Joseph - East Lawrencetown, Halifax Co., died January 16, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late William and Elizabeth (Harris) Foran. He was an employee of the Province of Nova Scotia for over 35 years as an accounting clerk. He was a member of Grace Wesleyan Church in Halifax and was also an attendant of the Nazarene Church, both in Sackville and Dartmouth. Surviving are brothers, Harold, Hammonds Plains; Leo, Sonoma, Calif.; as well as his Portuguese families in Canada and Portugal. He was predeceased by sisters, Gertrude Smith, Florence Sullivan; brothers, Walter, Cyril; Edward. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Pastor Terry Dryden officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens.
SAMSON, Catherine Mary "Mae"
SAMSON, Catherine Mary "Mae" - 86, died January 14, 2000, in St. Anne's Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Born in Arichat, she was a daughter of the late Jeffrey and Annie (Marchand) Boudreau. Surviving are daughters, Claire, Edith, Petit-de-Grat; Merrie, St. Peter's; sons, Gordon, Dartmouth; Amedee, Little Anse; Gary, Arichat; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Louis; son, Leon; daughter, Anne Marie; sister, Florence; brothers, Henry, Amedee, Leo, Gerald, Freddie. Funeral was held Sunday, January 16, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Stephane Bouchet officiated. Burial at a later date. Donations to St. Anne's Centre or Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
CARSON, Margaret and Frank
CARSON - In loving memory of my parents Margaret, who passed away January 17, 1991 and Frank Febuary 17, 1982.
Down the path of memories, I walk with you today,
My thoughts are always with you,
As life goes on it's way.
This day I'll always remember, with sadness and regret,
But I am glad you were my parents,
And I never shall forget.
Sadly missed and always remembered, Shirley and Arnold.
MITCHELL, Robert "Claude"
MITCHELL, Robert "Claude" - 84, Halifax, died February 17, 1999, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII. Born in Hazel Hill, Guysborough Co., he was a son of the late Kenneth and Agnes (Jackman) Mitchell. During the Second World War, he served with Fifth Canadian Armed Division, Signals overseas. On his return, he resided in Toronto and Montreal before retiring to Nova Scotia in 1970. Surviving are brother, James, Halifax; sister, Ruth Hawes, Toronto; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Iris Marguerite. Funeral at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity. Arrangements entrusted to J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Halifax.
THOMPSON, Jean Eleanor
THOMPSON, Jean Eleanor - 74, Sissiboo Road, Bear River, formerly of North Bay, Ont., died February 16, 1999, in Digby General Hospital. Born in North Bay, she was a daughter of the late George and Jane (White) Thompson. She served in the Army during wartime and was discharged due to illness. She was past president of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 23, North Bay. Surviving are son, James Boal, Deep Brook; two grandsons; sister, Anne (Mrs. Richard Booy), Yarmouth. She was predeceased by her second husband, George Martin; brothers, Charles, George. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. Memorial service at a later date in North Bay. No flowers by request. Donations to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
FRASER, Ivan Everett
FRASER, Ivan Everett - 82, Wolfville Nursing Home, formerly of 1063 Crescent Dr., New Minas, died Tuesday, February 16, 1999, in the home. Born in Greenwich, Kings Co., on October 30, 1916, he was a son of the late I.Ray and Lalia (Fraser) Fraser. He joined the Merchant Navy and went to sea at age 15. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving overseas with the Royal Canadian Navy. He was employed as a truck driver and later worked as a stationary engineer with Scotian Gold Cooperative Limited. He is survived by sons, Robert Grant, Falmouth; Michael Francis, New Ross; sisters, Velma Quin, Falmouth; Shirley (Mrs. Ed Sanford), New Ross; brother, Robert, Bedford; grandchildren, Jim, Mark, Patience and Angela; great-granddaughter, Jenna. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Pearl Eugene Hines; children, Douglas, Keith and Jacqueline in infancy; sister, Jean; brother, Frank. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, February 20, in the W.C. Hiltz Funeral Home, Kentville, Captain Robert Reid officiating. Burial will be in Willowbank Cemetery, Wolfville. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the IWK Grace Health Centre.
GEORGE - In loving memory of a dear husband and father, Cecil, who passed away February 18, 1996.
Every day, in some small way,
Memories of you come our way.
Time and years roll swiftly by,
But love and memories never die.
Sadly missed by wife Jennie, sons and daughters.
BASKER, Thomas Joseph
BASKER, Thomas Joseph - 75, Coxheath, died February 18, 1999, in New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in North Sydney, he was a son of the late Alexander and Veronica (Gouthro) Basker. In 1939 he moved to New Waterford and worked in the coal mines. In the late 1960s, he moved to Ontario where he worked for the Otis Elevator Co. in Hamilton. In the early 1970s he returned to Cape Breton. Tommy was known all over the island for his love of life and traditional music, especially Irish music. Surviving are his wife, Noreen (Locke) Basker; daughters, Tammy (Tony), New Waterford; Lori (Dan), Coxheath; brothers, Dan, North Sydney; Leo, Yarmouth; a grandson. He was predeceased by brothers, William, John, Alex, and Freddie in childhood. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's Church, New Victoria, Rev. Everett MacDow officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home, New Waterford.
RICHARDS, Harold Roy
RICHARDS, Harold Roy - 76, Chipstone Close, Halifax, died February 18, 1999, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Frederick and Gertrude (McGraw) Richards. He was a veteran of the Second World War with the Royal Canadian Navy. He retired after 35 years from HMC Dockyard as an electrical technician. He was a member of Local 3164 IBEW. Surviving are his wife, the former Leona Catherine Laphen; daughters, Sandie (Fox), Halifax; Joanne (Ballam), Shubenacadie; Christine (Dowling), Gays River Road; sons, Kenny, Oakville, Ont.; Mike, Bedford; Jimmy, Paradise, Annapolis Co.; Harold, Sackville; Tony, Beaver Bank; sisters, Doris Brown, Ontario; Helen Whittier, Black Point; Margaret Cameron, Halifax; Verna Beverly, Winnipeg; Shirley Smith, Shediac, N.B.; Joan Chapman, Marlene MacDonald, Halifax; brothers, Gerald, Ottawa; Bob, Halifax; Jack, Fall River; 19 grandchildren. He was predeceased by infant son, Joseph; sister, Mona Calbury; brother, Freddie. There will be no visitation. Funeral 9 a.m. Monday in St. Theresa's Church, North Street, Halifax, Rev. Gregory Peter officiating. Burial at a later date. Donations to IWK Grace Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home.
THORPE, Reagh Sumner
THORPE, Reagh Sumner - 77, Calgary, died February 12, 1999, at home. Born in Kentville, he was a son of the late Harry and Katheryn Thorpe. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving in England and various countries in Europe. He also served in the Korean War. After discharge from the Canadian Army, he worked in Alberta for several years and then retired due to ill health. Surviving are son, P. David Thorpe, Dartmouth, and wife, Jennifer, also of Dartmouth; sister, Gwen (Mrs. Ernest Gilliatt), Arizona; brother, Dr. Ronald V. Thorpe, Berwick; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son, Robert in infancy; his wife, Rosalie Duncanson; sisters, Elinor (Mrs. Jack L. Martin), Springhill. Funeral, legion service and burial in Calgary.
MacDONALD, Ellen Priscella
MacDONALD, Ellen Priscella - 73, 48 Ingrahams Lane, Westmount, formerly of 106 Regent St., North Sydney, for 27 years died February 19, 1999, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Belle Cote, Inverness Co., she was a daughter of the late John and Jeannie (Gordon Shaw. She was a member of Holy Rosary Parish, Westmount, and formerly of St. Joseph Parish, North Sydney. She was active with the auxiliary of Northside Guest Home until her sudden illness this winter. Surviving are children, Ethel Toman, Halifax; Jeannie Keeping, Southside Boularderie; Joanne Taylor, Halifax; Judy Whitman, Pictou County; Yvonne Gillis, Sydney; Roderick, Edmonton; Janet Lindsay, Gordon, Truro; Irene Johnston, Guelph, Ont.; sisters, Christena Phillips, Westmount; Marion VanBuskirk, Oxford; Janet Tait, Mulgrave; brother, Gordon Shaw, Chester; 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Roderick Joseph; infant son, Daniel. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney, Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. Donations to Hospice Palliative Care society of Cape Breton or any charity.