SIMPKINS, James John
SIMPKINS, James John - 92, 1333 South Park St., Halifax, passed away April 23, 1999, in New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in December 22, 1906, in Penge, England, he was the son of the late James Todd and Sarah (Chalkey) Simpkins. He came to Canada and resided in Moncton, N.B., where he received his early education. He was vice-president of T.P. Calkin Ltd., branch manager of the Halifax division of T.P. Calkin Ltd., and an active member of Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating. He was also a life member of the Halifax Curling Club, a past member of the Waegwoltic Club and was an adherent of First Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, the former Hazel Graham; daughter, Sandra Gibbs (Brian), Calgary; granddaughters, Heather Gibbs (Bryce Williams) and Katherine Gibbs, both of Calgary; brother, Arthur, Toronto, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a brother, John, and sister, Rose. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, April 29, in First Baptist Church, Oxford Street, Halifax, Rev. Timothy MacFarland officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church.
MacDONALD, Cecil Norman
MacDONALD, Cecil Norman - 93, Windsor, formerly of Mount Denson, Hants Co., died August 30, 1998, in Dykeland Lodge, Windsor. Born in Mount Denson, he was a son of the late Enslie and Susan (Barkhouse) MacDonald. He was a member of St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Hantsport. He was a candy maker since the age of 16, and owned his own candy business in Mount Denson. Surviving are his son, Ralph (Shirley), Mount Denson; daughters, Shirley (Mrs. Bruce Card), Windsor; June (Mrs. Raymond Doucette), Dartmouth; Judy (Mrs. John Strum), Windsor; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Gerald MacDonald, Mount Denson. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Edith Winnifred Wild; brother, Lawson MacDonald; sisters, Julia, Annie. Cremation has taken place. No visitation. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday in Lohnes-Beazley Memorial Chapel, 419 Albert St., Windsor, Rev. Michael Doyd officiating. Family flowers only. Burial in Riverbank Cemetery, Hantsport. Donations to M.L. Denson Community Hall or any charity.
HOLLETT, Raymond Davis
HOLLETT, Raymond Davis - 75, Halifax, died August 30, 1998, at the VG Site, QEII, palliative care. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Joseph and Gladys Hollett. He was a Navy veteran of the Second World War. He was an employee of the CBC and a local businessman. He was a member of the Chief and PO's Mess, Brightwood Golf and Country Club and Knights of Columbus. He was also an avid sports enthusiast. Surviving are sons, Raymond, Gary and wife Stella, Wayne and wife Crystal, Bruce and wife Charmaine, all of Halifax; daughters, Anna Marie, Halifax; Pamela MacMillian; Carol Maingot and husband Alan, Ohio; Elizabeth Pettie, Halifax; brothers, Ralph, Donnie, Jackie, Clem, all of Halifax; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Helen (Perrier) Hollett; son, Joseph; son-in-law, William MacMillian. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Lloyd O'Neill officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
MOIR, Arvella Mae
MOIR, Arvella Mae - 64, Dartmouth, died November 19, 1998 at home. Born in River Hebert, she was a daughter of Elaine (Harrison) Purdy, Springhill, and the late Russell Purdy. She was a 35-year member of Garnet Rebekah Lodge 30 IOOF and was past noble grand and involved in many community services. Surviving are daughters, Pamela Hatton, Springhill; Rodanna (Nan) Oakes, Shediac, N.B.; Beth, Dartmouth; sons, Bruce, Ottawa; Richard, Dartmouth; sisters, Wilma Fuller, Amherst; Betty Anne Amon, Toronto; Sharyn Adams, South Hampton; June MacCallam, Sackville; brothers, Freddie, Cumberland County; Curtis, Pictou; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Roderick; daughter, Margery Skerry; infant son, Broderick; brother, Russell. Visitation 1 p.m., followed by Rebekah service 1:30 p.m., memorial service 2 p.m., all today in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Burial at a later date in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill. Donations to any charity.
RIDGLEY, John James Thomas
RIDGLEY, John James Thomas - 57, Dartmouth, died January 13, 1999, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Marshville, Pictou Co., he was the son of Ella (Langille) Chaikosky, Halifax and the late John F. Ridgley. He was retired from Halifax Adult Service Centre. Surviving are mother, Ella; stepfather, George Chaikosky; long- term companions, Paul Brackett and David Redmond. He was predeceased by sisters, Darlene Charmaine, Mary Jane in infancy; maternal grandparents, Lydia and James Langille. Memorial service 11 a.m. today in St. Thomas More Church, Dartmouth, Rev. Joseph MacKinnon officiating. Burial at a later date in St. John's Cemetery, Halifax. Donations to Parkinson's Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Division. Arrangements entrusted to A. L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Portland Street, Dartmouth.
VANCE, Wayne Douglas
VANCE, Wayne Douglas - 51, Halifax, died January 11, 1999, in the home of his sister. Born in Truro on February 10, 1947, he was the oldest son of Agnes Violet (Lindsay) Frankoski, Sarnia, Ont.; and the late Donald Arthur Vance. He grew up in Londonderry and spent most of his life in Colchester County, with some years spent in Alberta and Ontario. Surviving are his daughter, Fawn Doreen Richardson, Truro; son, F. David, River John; brothers, Kenneth, Stuart; sister, Jennifer Edgar; stepfather, S. Frankoski, Sarnia; half-brother, Gerald Frankoski; numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 3 p.m. Tuesday in Brunswick Street United Church. In lieu of flowers, donations to Brunswick Street United Church Outreach Program, Halifax.
DEAN (Pelletier), Barbara Debbie
DEAN (Pelletier), Barbara Debbie - 40, Edmonton, died January 2, 1999. She was a daughter of Len and Doreen Pelletier. Surviving are husband Douglas (formerly of Pictou Co.); daughter, Sara Lynn; brothers, Lucian, Mequel Pelletier; two nephews; uncles, Don, Walter Murray. A memorial service was held January 9, in St. Charles Roman Catholic Church, Edmonton, officiated by Rev. Alfred Hubenig.
MacDONALD, John Rory
MacDONALD, John Rory - 88, Judique, Inverness Co., died Thursday, January 14, 1999, in Inverary Manor, Inverness. Born in Judique he was a son of the late Archie J. and Christy Bell (MacDonald) MacDonald. He was a devoted member of St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church, Judique. He was a hard-working farmer and lumberman until his retirement. He will be greatly missed by the old and young. He was a kind and special person. He is survived by sisters, Catherine, Judique; Rachel MacIsaac, Glencoe Station; Mary Bell Bersuk, Sydney; Mary Anne (Mrs. Donald R. Rankin), Mabou Harbour; brothers, Josie, Sydney; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Mary MacInnis; sisters, Margaret Sarah (Peggy) McLane, Sarah Mae Fay; brothers, Roddie, James Allan. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m today, January 16, in Port Hood Funeral Home. Funeral 3 p.m. Sunday in St. Andrews Church, Judique, Rev. Allan MacMillan officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery under the direction of Inverness Funeral Home. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
UMLAH, Charles and Emma
UMLAH - In loving memory of our parents who both passed away on January 16th, Charles in 1989 and Emma in 1995.
Though their smiles are gone forever,
And their hands we cannot touch,
All we have are memories
Of the parents we love so much.
These memories are our keepsake,
With which we will not part,
God had them in His keeping,
We have them in our hearts.
Dearly loved and never forgotten, Doreen and Ron, Bernard, Vi and family.
RAIDER, Dr. Louis
RAIDER, Dr. Louis - A native of Chattanooga, Tenn. and a longtime resident of Mobile, Ala., died at Mobile Infirmary on Sunday, January 31, 1999. He was a member of Springhill Avenue Temple and served as President of Springhill Avenue Temple from 1959 until 1960. Dr. Raider received his B.S. in 1935 from Brooklyn College, M.D. and C.M. in 1941 from Dalhousie University Medical School in Halifax. Dr. Raider served his internship at Metropolitan Hospital from 1940-1941 and was a resident in Radiology at Metropolitan Hospital in New York from 1941 until 1942 and was a resident of Radiation Therapy at Bellevue Hospital in New York from 1942 until 1943. He served his fellowship for Radiation Therapy at the National Cancer Institute at Bellevue Hospital in New York from 1943 until 1944. He was a diplomat of the American Board of Radiology and was certified in 1944 and was a certified "A" Reader. He served as Civilian Radiologist at the Armed Forces Induction Station in New York City from 1942 until 1944. Dr. Raider served in the army from 1944 until 1947 as a major and was Chief of Radiology at Newton D. Baker and Pratt General Hospital. Dr. Raider held the following positions: Chief of Radiology at the VA Hospital in New Orleans from 1947 until 1950, Clinical Instructor of Radiology at LSU Medical School from 1947 until 1950, was a member of the Radiology Associates of Mobile, PA from 1950 until July of 1987, Chief of Radiology at Providence Hospital from 1950 until 1976, and was consultant in Radiology at Brookley Air Force Base from 1950 until 1963 during this time seven medical officers went into radiology. He was visiting lecturer in Radiology at Tulane University from 1961 until 1979, was on the clinical staff department of radiology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine from 1964 until present and was clinical Professor of Radiology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine from 1976 until 1997. Dr. Raider published numerous scientific papers and was a member of numerous medical societies. He received several medical honours and was named to several who's who lists and received the M.O. Beale Scroll of Merit on February 20, 1987 for Raider's Triangle. He is survived by his wife, Emma Silberstein Raider, Mobile; his children, Lynne Dianne Raider, San Francisco, Calif., David Bernard Raider; Mobile and Paula T. Raider Olichney, New York, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Melinna A. (Stephen) Gershik and Heather Frances Raider; one great grandchild, Samuel Leo Gershik; nieces, nephews and other relatives and many friends. Graveside services and interment will be today, February 3 at 1 p.m. at Springhill Avenue Temple Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, Springhill Avenue Temple or to a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements by Radney Funeral Home, Mobile, Ala.
McCARTHY, Joan E.
McCARTHY, Joan E. - 60, Halifax, died February 1, 1999. She was a daughter of the late Kenneth and Mary (Ganner) McKee. She was an active member of the CCB Matinee CLub and the Mental Health Organization. Surviving are her daughter, Kathleen Ellen McCarthy, Edmonton; a granddaughter, Edmonton; an uncle in London, Ont.; a cousin in Halifax. Visitation 2-4 p.m. today, funeral 10 a.m. Thursday, both in Cruikshanks Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., Halifax. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to CNIB or Heart and Stroke Foundation Nova Scotia.
POTTIER, Alfred Thomas
POTTIER, Alfred Thomas - 74, Belleville, Yarmouth Co., died February 1, 1999, at home. Born in Belleville, he was the son of the late Joshua and Rose Anée (Babin) Pottier. He was a member of Ste. Anne's Catholic Church, Ste. Anne du Ruisseau. He was self-employed as a millwright. Surviving are sisters, Lorraine (Mrs. Gerald Leonard Cottreau), Wedgeport; Theresa (Mrs. Joe Fortin), Lac St. Jean, Que. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, prayers 8 p.m. Thursday, both in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Friday in Ste. Anne's Catholic Church, Ste. Anne du Ruisseau, Rev. Emery Brien officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.
HUNTER, John William "Jack"
HUNTER, John William "Jack" - 78, 200 Victoria St., Springhill, died February 4, 1999, in All Saints Hospital, Springhill. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Stanley and Eva (Howarth) Hunter. He served overseas during the Second World War, with the Signal Corps, and for a short time during the 1950s, he served with the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was an avid gardener and fisherman, and enjoyed his family. Surviving are daughter, Mary Louise (Mrs. Phillip Leger), Greenwood; sons, Phillip, Comox, B.C.; Stanley, Springhill; Andrew, Dartmouth; sister, Julia (Mrs. Harry Lowther), Toronto; brothers, George, Amherst; Lemond, Herbert, Springhill; Howard, Toronto; 10 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Audrey Amelia O'Rourke. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday, both in A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, Rev. Frank Likely officiating. Spring burial in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
FURLONG, Thomas Stephen
FURLONG, Thomas Stephen - 70, St. Andrews N.B., formerly of Amherst, died February 4, 1999, in Charlotte County Hospital in St. Stephen, N.B. He was the eldest son of Robie A. and Beulah A. (Read) Furlong. He was a millwright, formerly employed by Murray & Gregory, Saint John, N.B. He was a former member of the Canadian Army and a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 48, Milltown, N.B. When he resided in Amherst, he was a member of the Amherst Volunteer Fire Department. Surviving are his wife, the former Marilyn Melanson; son, Grant, Calgary, Alta.; daughter, Gayle (Mrs. Bill Bowman), Amarillo, Tex.; son Terry, New Westminster, B.C.; sister, Margaret (Mrs. Richard Trites), Sackville, N.B.; brothers, Rodger, St. Andrews, N.B.; Howard, Amherst; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sons, Kelley, Kip. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday in Cumberland Memorial Chapel, Amherst, Rev. Allan Griffin officiating. Reception to follow in chapel reception hall.