Jerome Edward Grady
GRADY, Jerome Edward - 52, Halifax, passed away November 15, 2002, in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII, surrounded by his loving family and friends.
He fought a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Joseph and Helen (McNeil) Grady. Jerry worked for years as a welder and was employed by the Halifax Shipyards, Acadian Lines and Mobile Oil.
He is survived and will be sadly missed by Juli (Robert), Joey (Brenda), both of Halifax; Tara (Richard), San Diego, Calif.; grandchildren, Finessa, Jordan, Renee, Jordon, Jayda, Brooke Lyn; brothers, Jim, Long Island, Digby; Don, British Columbia; Wayne (Sharon), Waverley; Mike (Virginia), British Columbia; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by brother, Ron.
A celebration in honour of his life will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 19, in St. Stephen's Church, Normandy Drive, Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Palliative Care Unit, 7A, VG Site, QEII. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville.
Phillip Coleman Crossley
CROSSLEY, Phillip Coleman - 42, Dartmouth, passed away November 16, 2002, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Windsor, he was a son of Joan (Munro) and the late David Crossley.
Phillip took part in the Special Olympics where he won several medals in both swimming and foot races.
Surviving are brothers, David (Sandra), Red Deer, Alta.; John, Oromocto, N.B.; Martin (Kim), Lawrencetown; sister, Deborah (Rick), Windsor; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his paternal and maternal grandparents.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday in Stairs Memorial United Church, 44 Hester St., Dartmouth, Rev. Sandra Carruthers officiating. Private family burial will take place at a later date in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens.
Donations may be made to Dartmouth General Hospital or a charity of choice.
BENNETT, Al - 79, West Chezzetcook, passed away November 14, 2002, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Canso, he was a son of the late Rose and Lemuel Bennett. He served in the navy during the Second World War.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Mae; stepson, David, Ontario; brothers, Russell and Gerald; sisters, Ruby Swaine, Jean George and Dot Pembroke.
He was predeceased by brothers, Calvin and Lawrence; sisters, Hattie and Ethel.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Monday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Burial will follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, Rev. Patricia Malin officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Joan Margaret Bryan
BRYAN, Joan Margaret - 95, Halifax, passed away November 14, 2002, in Saint Vincent's Guest House, Halifax. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Georgina (Sobey) Meehan.
She was a founding member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, Halifax. She was also a member of the Children of Mary and the Lionettes.
She is survived by her son, Bill (Anne), Halifax; daughters, Joy Gillis, Jackson, Mississippi; Paulette Dann, Halifax; brother, John, Halifax; very special great-granddaughter, Chelcie, Halifax; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Capt. W.H. Bryan; son, Jack; daughters, Diane, Heather in infancy; brother, Jed; sister, Marian Killey.
Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Memorial mass will be 10 a.m. Monday in St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, 6466 Bayers Rd., Halifax, Father Duncan MacMaster officiating. Burial will be in Fort Massey Cemetery, Queen Street. Reception will follow in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax.
Family flowers only. Donations in Joan's memory may be made to the Recreation Department at Saint Vincent's Guest House, c/o Darla Fortune, 2080 Windsor St., Halifax, NS B3K 5B2. A special thank you to all staff of the second floor at Saint Vincent's Guest House, for the love and care given to Joan.
Legene Anne Roma
ROMA, Legene Anne - Halifax, passed away November 14, 2002, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Florence Roma.
Surviving are brother, Jim, Lower Sackville; sisters, Margaret Hame, Florence Barkhouse, Upper Sackville; many nieces and nephews; a lifelong friend niece, Louise Rines. She was predeceased by brother, Arthur; sister, Eileen.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Homes, 125 Sackville Dr, Lower Sackville, where memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial at a later date.
Donations to Scotia Nursing Home or Spina Bifida Association of Nova Scotia.
BEALS, Ernest - 98, North Preston, died November 14, 2002, at home peacefully. Born in North Preston, he was a son of the late Edward Beals Sr. and Mary (West) Beals.
He was a lifelong resident of Noth Preston and the last sur- viving member of his immediate family. He worked for many years at Ernest Mill, Salt & Coal Boat and Eric Whebby Construction. He enjoyed planting his own vegetable garden for over 70 years. He was a member of St. Thomas United Baptist Church, where he was a former senior choir and brotherhood member.
He is survived by daughter, Burley Johnson, Cherry Brook; granddaughter, Romona Johnson; daughter-in-law, Rosetta Beals, both of North Preston; 15 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 18 great great-grandchildren; Godchildren, Arnold Johnson, Gladys Cain, Maynard Dixon and Annett Smith; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Annie (Downey) Beals; son, Raymond; son-in-law, Vernon Johnston; brothers, Edward, Thomas, George, William, Harry and Albert; sisters, Ida, Amy, Mary, Gladys, Annie and Eveline; Godchildren, Muretta Williams and Edmond Beals.
Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, with a Laymen's memorial service conducted by St. Thomas United Baptist Church, Men's Brotherhood at 7:30 p.m. Funeral will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, in St. Thomas United Baptist Church, Rev. Wallace Smith officiating. Burial in the church cemetery.
Donations may be made to St. Thomas United Baptist Church Building Fund.
Clara Agnes Acorn
ACORN, Clara Agnes - 82, Clarke's Beach, Newfoundland and Labrador, passed away suddenly on November 13, 2002, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Fogo, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Allan and Elizabeth (Tizzard) Hart.
Clara was a very caring, loving and generous mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, who will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by all her family.
Left to celebrate her life and legacy are: beloved daughter, Elizabeth Humber, Halifax; sons, Alan (Sandra) Humber, St. John's; Harold (Betty) Humber, Ottawa; Dr. Robert (Dr. Anne Perry) Humber, Bay Roberts, Nfld.; grandchildren, Brian (Elaine) Humber, Barrie, Ont.; Nancy (Terry) Fahey, Ottawa; David (Christina) Humber, Ottawa; Lara (Corey) Robinson, Lantz; Jason (Christa) Humber, Calgary; great-grandchilden, Matthew and Brandon Humber, Barrie; Jessica and Julia Fahey, Ottawa; brothers, Raymond and Austin (Rosemary) Hart, all of Fogo; sisters, Stella (Frank) Dean, Botwood, Nfld.; Wilhelmina (Benson) Hewitt, Fogo; many nieces, nephews and other family members and friends living in various parts of Canada and the U.S.A.
She was predeceased by her husband of 25 years, Ralph; her former husband, George Humber.
At her request, cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, November 16, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, Rev. Patricia Malin officiating. Interment will follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. No flowers by request.
Donations in her memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice.