MacLEOD, John "Jack"
MacLEOD, John "Jack" - 66, 192 Lake Rd., Glace Bay, died February 17, 1999, in Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Atholville, N.B., he was a son of the late George and Jean (Bogle) MacLeod. He was an adherent of Epworth United Church, Glace Bay. He was a boilermaker by trade, working with Locals 146 Edmonton, Alta., 271 Montreal, and retiring from Local 73 Maritimes in 1989. He was also a forming member and business agent for Local 203 in Newfoundland. Prior to this, he was a member of the Prospectors Association of Nova Scotia and the Glace Bay Radio Club. Surviving are his wife, the former Ruth Murphy; two daughters, Marlene (Mrs. Ernie Clarke), Lower Sackville; Diane MacLeod, Vancouver; brother, Douglas, Vernon, B.C.; sisters, Norma (Mrs. Max Sutherland), Atholville; Edie (Mrs. Jim McCabe), Peterborough, Ont.; Jocie (Mrs. Vaughan MacKenzie), Charlo, N.B.; Karen MacLeod, Montreal; two grandsons. He was predeceased by a brother Kenneth MacLeod. Funeral 11 a.m. today in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home chapel, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay, Rev. William Matthews officiating. Burial to follow in St. Anthony Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.
MARTIN, Brenda Lee
MARTIN, Brenda Lee - 48, Sackville, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday, February 18, 1999. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late George Francis Poole. She was employed for 15 years with the community services, old Halifax County and provincial. She is survived by her husband, Donald, Sackville, and son, Christopher, Sackville; in-laws, Ralph and Shirley Martin, Halifax; sister-in-law, Linda Martin, Eastern Passage. She will be sadly missed by her many friends. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 20, and Sunday, February 21, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Her funeral service will be held on Monday, February 22, in the funeral home chapel at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Oakridge Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
CUPITT (Jones), Jenepher
CUPITT (Jones), Jenepher - After a short illness in Lery, Que., on Tuesday, January 27, 1998. Survived by loving sisters and brothers and their families, Sandra Caines, Halifax; Stephanie Jones, Washington, DC; Dereck Jones, Toronto; Daryl Jones, Flat Rock, NC. Sadly missed by her many friends in Lery and her extended family and friends in Nova Scotia. Funeral service was held in the chapel of Dallaire and Wilson Funeral Home, Chateauguay, Que., on January 30. A second funeral service and burial will be held in Liverpool in the summer. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SPCA or the Canadian Cancer Society.
EISENHAUER, Charles A.
EISENHAUER, Charles A. - 49, Halifax, died February 2, 1998. Born August 9, 1948, he was a son of the late Henry and Madeline Eisenhauer. Surviving are brothers, Dennis, Michael, Henry, Russell, Jimmy; sisters, Frances, Evelyn; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Gloria Brennan. Cremation has taken place. Service 2 p.m. Thursday in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home chapel, 2032 Robie St., Rev. Ron Clark officiating. Burial at a later date in Fairview Cemetery. Donations to any charity.
WILDER, John Frederick
WILDER, John Frederick - (1907-1998) On May 29, 1998, in the late afternoon at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, John Frederick Wilder left this earth to be with his beloved wife, Winnie, who predeceased him in 1992. He leaves behind a son, Don, Iowa; six grandchildren, many great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild, and sister, Rosie (New Brunswick). He was a Mason for many years and had retired from the civil service in 1972. He had also served in the Canadian Army active and reserve for over 50 years obtaining the rank of staff sergeant. Among his most prized possessions were the Korean and Queen Elizabeth medals. He was a devoted member of Central and Sheffield Baptist churches. Dad will sadly missed by son, Don and daughter-in-law, Peggy. According to Mom and Dad's wishes, they will be buried together. A private service will be held this summer.
EDMUNDS, Murray Charles
EDMUNDS, Murray Charles - 74, Balls Creek, died August 24, 1998, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in North Sydney, he was a son of the late Edward (Ted) and Alfreda (Pike) Edmunds. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving overseas as a gunner with the 8th HAA Battery, RCA. He was a member of the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans' in Canada, Unit 381, Bras d'Or, serving as president from 1977 to 1981. He operated Ferguson's Barber Shop and Beauty Salon, Sydney, retiring in 1990. He was an avid collector of classic and antique cars, showing and displaying them through the Maritimes with his son. Surviving are his wife, the former Marcella (Sally) MacKinnon; son, Murray; daughter, Mamie; two granddaughters, all of Halifax; brother, Calvin, Millville; sister, Ruth (Mrs. Ronald Black), Sydney; several nieces and a nephew. He was predeceased by brothers, Gordon (Skee), Russell, Woodrow, Melvin; sister, Thelma. Memorial service 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Mark's Anglican Church, Rev. James Purchase and Rev. Weldon Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Mark's Memorial Fund or Canadian Cancer Society.
MacMILLAN, Lucy Albertina (Ina)
MacMILLAN, Lucy Albertina (Ina) - 79, London, Ont., died August 24, 1998, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Toronto, she was a daughter of the late Stephen Thomas and Sara (Spears) Cowan, sister of Stephen, Beryl and Lois. She was a registered nurse, having graduated in 1943 from the Women's College Hospital, Toronto. She had been employed from 1962 until her retirement at the London Psychiatric Hospital. She is survived by son, Brian Kenneth MacMillan, Kingsport, Kings Co.; daughters, Susan Elizabeth MacMillan (wife of Roger Shaw), Davis, Calif.; Patricia Lynn (Mrs. Ian Howard), London, Ont., and three grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth; son, Michael James. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m.-12 noon Saturday, August 29, at the home of her son, Brian, at 343 Longspell Rd., Kingsport. Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. in St. Thomas Anglican Church, Kingsport, Rev. Stephen Vail officiating. Cremation will follow. Interment will be at a later date in Forest Lawn Cemetery, London, Ont. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or St. Thomas Anglican Church, Kingsport. Arrangements entrusted to W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville.
BLACKMORE, Donald - 67, Cole Harbour, passed away August 31, 1998, at home surrounded by his family. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late George and Mary (Coffin) Blackmore. He was an active member in City Heights Church. He coached softball, baseball, ringette and hockey in Cole Harbour for many years. He retired in 1996 from Hermes Electronics in Dartmouth, where he worked for 35 years. He was a member of the Dartmouth Power Boat Club and was an avid bowler. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, the former Theresa Mae Westlake; daughter, Kim (Mrs. Tim Dowding), Cole Harbour; sons, Paul and wife Karla, Porters Lake; Rick and wife Bethany, Graham, N.C.; sisters, Betty Adams, Lower Sackville; Marian (Mrs. Gerald Mason), Ontario; grandchildren, Justin, Jeremy, Nina-Marie, Noah, Zachary and Brooklyn. He was predeceased by brothers, Maxwell (Max), Russell, Joseph and George; sisters, Edna Ellis, Colleen Manuel and Dorothy Lohnes. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today in City Heights Church, 946 Main St., Dartmouth, from where funeral service will be 7 p.m. Wednesday. Cremation to follow. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, Dartmouth.
McGINN, Margaret Ann Louise
McGINN, Margaret Ann Louise - 57, Waternish, Guysborough Co., died peacefully on Tuesday, December 14, 1999, at her home with her family, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Watt Section, she was a daughter of the late James Arnold and Estelle (MacDonald) Cumminger. She was a resident of Waternish for the past 20 years. She was a member of Saint James Presbyterian Church, Sherbrooke, where she served as treasurer. She was also a member of the Lioness Club in Sherbrooke. In 1994, she retired from the Royal Bank with 30 years of service and then began a second career in real estate. She was an active member of her community and was an avid gardener and enjoyed her hobby farm. She and her husband owned and operated the Saint Mary's River Lodge in Sherbrooke for many years. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Patrick; daughters, Shona (Michael) Weiss, Summerland, B.C.; Loretta (Raymond) Jonkers, Sherbrooke; Sarah McGinn, at home; sons, Patrick (Nicole) Druhan-McGinn, Canberra, Australia; Michael (Ruth) McGinn, Upper South River; grandchildren, Joshua Jones, Summerland, B.C.; Thomas and Kathleen Jonkers, Sherbrooke; brother, Ivan Cumminger, Liscomb; and by a sister, Sandra Slater, Knox, Penn. Her remains are resting in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, Stillwater, with visitation today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, from Saint James Presbyterian Church, Sherbrooke, Rev. Larry Welch officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Sherbrooke. Family flowers only please. Donations in her memory may be made to Saint Mary's Memorial Hospital, Palliative Care, P.O. Box 299, Sherbrooke, Guysborough Co., NS, B0J 3C0.
LAFFIN, Keith - 70, Milton, Ont., formerly of Northfield, Hants Co., died December 9, 1999, at home. Born in Northfield, Hants Co., he was a son of the late Addison and Evelyn (McKeil) Laffin. He worked on the family farm in Nova Scotia. He lived in Ontario for the past 20 years and was employed for a time with the MAC truck company. Surviving are his wife, Sandra, Milton, Ont.; sons, Patrick, Norman, Milton, Ont.; one grandson; brothers, Clyde, Noel Road; Ted, Noel; Glendon, Ontario. He was predeceased by a brother, Charles. Memorial service was held December 14, in Milton.
MacINTRYE, Catherine Marie
MacINTRYE, Catherine Marie - 89, died in Ocean View Manor, Eastern Passage. She was a former resident of 50 Mechanic St., Glace Bay. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Larry and Catherine (Flavin) Shanahan. She spent her early years in Halifax and she was one of the survivors of the Halifax Explosion of 1914. She was a member of Saint Annes' Parish and a life long member of Saint Annes' Society and at one time was a member of the CWL of Saint Annes' Church. Surviving are daughter, Imelda, Waverley; son, Allan, Glace Bay; one grandson; one granddaughter; numerous nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her husband, Francis (1988); sister, Margaret MacKinnon; brothers, Jack, Larry, Joe, Angus. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Glace Bay Council of Knights of Columbus prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, both in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday in Saint Annes' Church, Rev. Doug Murphy officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
MORRISON, Donald How
MORRISON, Donald How - 80, 1346 Queen St., Halifax, died December 16, 1999, in Armview Estates. Born in Armdale, he was a son of the late Bernard Houseal and Anna Dorothea (Beckman) Morrison. He attended Kings College School in Windsor. He sailed in the Merchant Marines as an abled seaman on the ship S.S. Lady Drake. He was a veteran of the Second World War. He trained as a gunner and served in the Manchester Regiment, England, from 1939-1945. He served as a constable with the Palestine Police Force for five years and was a correspondent with the Mail Star. He was an immigration officer at Pier 21 in Halifax from 1951-1964. He worked as a Corps Commissionaire. He was a 55 year member of Scotia Branch Legion. He enjoyed gardening and loved animals. He was a descendant of Micheal Bernard Houseal, the Loyalist Lutheran Minister of the Little Dutch Church on Brunswick Street, Halifax (1784). Surviving are wife, the former Esther Lloyd Potter, Halifax; daughters, Susan Cook, Halifax; Heather Mowry, Halifax; sons, John Morrison, Dartmouth; James Morrison, Montreal; four grandchildren. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday, in Cruikshank's Funeral Home. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or the SPCA.