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GRANT, Hazel Henrietta
GRANT, Hazel Henrietta - 88, passed away at the VG Site, QEII, on February 7, 1999. Born in Africville, she was a daughter of the late Susan (Roan) and Richard Johnson. She was employed at Victoria General Hospital as a dietician, later she moved to Toronto and was employed as a chef at the Belmont House S.S. Kresge Ltd., and at Sunnybrook Hospital. She had been a member of Seaview United Baptist Church at her retirement and when she returned to Halifax, she transferred to Cornwallis Street United Baptist Church. She was predeceased by her mother and father; sister, Ella; brothers, Gerald and Charles; her husband, Roy. She is survived by sister, Mrs. Oilve Berryman, Winnipeg; nephew, Gerald Johnson Jr., Lakeside; sister-in-law, Dr. Ruth Johnson, Lower Sackville; longtime good friends, Irma States Riley, Dartmouth; Judee Johnson, Fairview; several nieces and nephews. Remains are resting at Cruikchank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., from where viewing will be today from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in Cornwallis Street United Baptist Church, Thursday at 2 p.m., Dr. Rev. Lionel Moriah officiating. Burial at Oakridge Memorial Gardens, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, The Lung Association or Cornwallis Street United Baptist Church.

BROWN, Charles Edward
BROWN, Charles Edward - 68, New Minas, formerly of Centreville, Kings Co., died February 7, 1999, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in South Alton, Kings Co., he was a son of Susan (Welton) Brown, Truro, formerly of Scotts Bay, and the late Arthur Brown. He lived in the valley area all of his life. He served with the Canadian Armed Forces in Germany from 1950-53. He was formerly employed as a heavy equipment operator. Surviving are his wife, the former Marion Farris; daughter, Debbie McGill, South Alton; brother, Gerry, Oromocto, N.B.; a grandson. He was predeceased by brother, Roy; sister, Alice. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, Royal Canadian Legion service at 7 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, all in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, Rev. David State-Taylor officiating. Burial in Scotts Bay Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations to Illeitis and Colitis Foundation.

MURPHY, John David
MURPHY, John David - 78, Glades Lodge, Halifax, formerly of Prospect, died February 15, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Chester, he was a son of the late Timothy and Frances (Murphy) Murphy. He lived in Prospect for over 60 years. He was a caretaker of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church properties and also as a fisherman. Surviving are two nieces and a nephew. He was predeceased by two sisters and a brother. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 23, in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Rev. Leonard Fischer officiating. Burial at a later date in the parish cemetery. Donations to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery fund or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home.

OLIVER, Leo Joseph
OLIVER, Leo Joseph - 71, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 16, 1999, in the VG Site, QEII, after a brief illness. Born in Reserve Mines, Cape Breton Co., he was a son of the late John and Frances (Delaney) Oliver. He worked at Sydney Steel Plant for 22 years. After, he moved to Dartmouth, where he was employed by Speedy Propane and Dartmouth Free Press, from where he retired. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Teresa (Butt) Oliver; sons, Jack (and wife Cindy), Lake Echo; Frank (and wife Marie), Dartmouth; David (and wife Janet), Sackville; Bill (and wife Derenda), Dartmouth; stepsons, Alan (and wife Angela) Butt, Halifax; stepdaughters, Mary Butt, Dartmouth; Karen (and husband Bernie) Morton, Mahone Bay; Joan (and husband Craig) Pike, Ottawa; Judy White, Fall River; Janet (and husband Peter) Hollettof, Calgary; sisters, Mary King, Toronto; Charlotte (Mrs. Sheldon Metcalfe), Reserve Mines; Nellie MacEachern, Glace Bay; Sister Madeline, Sisters of Charity, New York; brothers, Cecil (and wife Helen), Berwick; 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his former wife, Cleophas MacIntyre; daughter, Leona; sisters, Elizabeth and Reta; brothers, John, Barty, Billy, Danny and Joe. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday in St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church, Forest Hills, Dartmouth, Rev. Bernie O'Neill officiating. Burial will be at a late date in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Parish (Hall Fund) c/o 320 Flying Cloud Dr., Dartmouth, NS B2W 4T6.

MacDONALD, Angus John
MacDONALD, Angus John - 75, Breton Bay Nursing Home, Sydney, died February 16, 1999, in the home. Born in Sydney, she was a son of the late John and Catherine (MacDonald) MacDonald. He was a retired employee of Safe Way Auto Parts, Sydney. Surviving are daughter, Rita "Doe" (Mrs. William MacIntyre), Glace Bay; brothers, Donald, Sydney; Colin, Mira Road. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Stella Randell; sister, Margaret MacIntosh; brother, William. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 11 a.m. Thursday, both in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Rev. Dale Irving officiating. Burial in Riverview Cemetery, Marion Bridge.

MACKASEY, Helen Frances
MACKASEY, Helen Frances - 83, Halifax, died peacefully at home, Wednesday, April 14, 1999. Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mary Ellen (Purcell) Donovan. A graduate of Mount St. Bernard College and St. Francis Xavier University with a bachelor of arts in 1936, she was a lifelong supporter of St. F.X. and Mount St. Bernard. She devoted 25 years to raising her family, later she enjoyed 11 years of work at the library of the Halifax Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Oceans. A resident of Westmount Subdivision for 50 years, she was an active member of St. Agnes Parish, the Catholic Women's League and the Children of Mary. She was an avid bridge player, reader, knitter and volunteer in the community, most recently for the Canadian Red Cross. She is survived by her daughter, Eileen (Kevin) Concannon, Scarborough, Me.; sons, Robert, Black Point, and Michael (Catherine) Mackasey, Halifax; sisters, Genevieve and Rita Donovan; brother, Robert (Geraldine) Donovan, all of Antigonish, and grandsons, Timothy (Jennifer), Michael, Stephen (Laura) and John Concannon and Martin Mackasey. She was predeceased by her husband, John; daughter, Elizabeth, and sisters, Sister St. Ursulina, CND (Alice), Mary Cecilia "Mim" and Josephine "Josie" Donovan. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral mass will be at St. Agnes Church at 11 a.m. Monday. Interment will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross, the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.

HUEY, Glen Arthur
HUEY, Glen Arthur - 73, Maders Cove, Lunenburg Co., formerly of Mount Pleasant, died September 2, 1999, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late John and Julia Huey. He was a veteran of the Second World War, having served overseas. He worked as a merchant marine in Ontario from 1942-1946. He then moved to Halifax where he worked for 36 years and retired from the Dalhousie University Engineering Department. Surviving are his wife, the former Mona Marie Keddy; daughters, Valerie (Huey) Myra, Maders Cove; Glenda Powers, Vonnie Meisner, Mount Pleasant; son, Michael Joudrey, LaHave; sisters, Kaye O'Brien, Mount Pleasant; Myra Creaser, Pentz; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Annie Mae Johnson. No visitation by request. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday in Mahone Funeral Home, Mahone Bay, Rev. Heather Hemming officiating. Burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Mount Pleasant. Immediate family flowers only. Donations to The Lung Association or any charity.

STOCKLEY, Bradley Ward
STOCKLEY, Bradley Ward - 32, 20 Fownes Drive, Baddeck, died September 10, 1999, at home. Born in North Sydney on August 6, 1967, he was a son of Roy and Evelyn (Bradley) Stockley. Bradley received his grade 12 Diploma and also obtained an auto mechanic certificate through trade school. His passion for nature and working in the woods was surpassed only for his generosity in helping his family and friends whenever needed, especially by his skilled mechanic abilities. He is survived by grandmother, Jean (Roberts) Bradley, Baddeck; brother, Bruce (Danielle) Stockley, Baddeck; sisters, Iris (Robert) Morton, Amherst; Jean (Kim) Murphy, Wainwright, Alta.; Brenda (Jeff) MacDonald, Ingonish; Cathy Stockley, Halifax; nieces, Ashley and Jacki; nephews, Jamie, Jason, Justin, Gregory, Shawn and Matthew. He was predeceased by his maternal grandfather, Robert "Bob" Bradley; and paternal grandparents, Alfred and Louise (Dupe) Stockley. Bradley will be sadly missed and forever remembered by his family, his many friends and special friend, Carrie. The body is resting in MacAskill's Funeral Home, Baddeck with visitation 2-9 p.m. today, September 13. The Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 14 in St. Peter - St John Anglican Church, Rev. Chris McCann officiating. Burial in St. Peter - St. John Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to St. Peter - St. John Church. Arrangements under the direction of MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck.

CAMPBELL - In loving
memory of Daniel T. Campbell, who passed away September 13, 1988.
There's a bridge of many memories,
From here to Heaven above.
It keeps you very close to us,
It's called the Bridge of Love.
Love Dottie, Joy and Brud.

SZETO, Michael Siu Kin
SZETO, Michael Siu Kin - Terrace Street, Sydney, died, October 3, 1999, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Canton, China, he was a son of the late Shu Yiu and Chor Po (Lam) Szeto. He came to Canada in 1967 and lived in Ottawa. In 1978, he moved to Sydney and was the co-owner of the Peking Restaurant. Surviving are his wife, Yuk Kuen "Susan Wong"; sons, Andy, Toronto; Raymond, Ottawa; Erik, at home; sisters, Lai Hing, Sydney; Lai Chui "Betty", Halifax; brothers, Siu Chi, Sydney; Siu Ko "Miller", Sydney; Siu Wai "Wally", Sydney. Visitation in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Friday 2-4, 7-9 p.m., funeral in the chapel on Saturday 10 a.m., Rev. Jackie MacDonald officiating.

CORDEAU, Francis Isidore
CORDEAU, Francis Isidore - 74, Dartmouth, died peacefully at home on October 2, 1999, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Born in Sydney Mines, he was a beloved son of the late Jean Pierre "Jack" Cordeau and Emma (Fortune) Cordeau. He is survived by his loving wife, Maria (Byrne) Cordeau; daughters, Mary, Annette (husband Keith) McIntosh, and Thérèsa and his special granddaughter, Haley McIntosh, all of Dartmouth. He is also survived by brothers, Daniel (wife Frances), Toronto, Joseph (wife Vivian), Sydney Mines; Father Leo, St. Edmund's Parish, Edmonton; and Charles (wife Katherine), Belleville, Ont.; and by sisters, Mary (husband Arthur) Crane, Sydney; Detta Haley (husband Ted Haley, deceased), Sydney Mines; Teresa (husband Elmer) Doiron, Sydney River; Betty, Sydney Mines; sister, Geraldine and sister Agnes, Holy Angels Convent, Sydney; and sister, Anna, Congregation of Notre Dame, Edmonton. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and other relatives in Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, all of whom he knew well and loved very much. He was predeceased by brothers, John and Stanley. After attending St. Francis Xavier University for a year, he returned home to Sydney Mines, following the sudden death of his father. He worked at the Machine Shop and Coal Wash Plant in Sydney Mines for 11 years. He studied stationary engineering and moved to Dartmouth where he was employed as a stationary engineer at the Imperial Oil Refinery for 12 years. He graduated from Dalhousie University where he obtained B.A. and B. Ed. degrees and subsequently taught stationary engineering in the Dartmouth Regional Vocational School from 1969 until his retirement in 1988. During his years in Sydney Mines, he was very active in parish and community affairs. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Parish Choir and of the local A.O.H. Drama Club. He was a devout member of St. Peter's Parish, Dartmouth, and a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus, having served as Comptroller of the Archbishop McCarthy Assembly 0799, Halifax. He was a past grand knight of St. Peter's Council 3133, Dartmouth. His faith and courage were an inspiration to all who knew him. Visitation will take place in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St., today, October 5, and Wednesday October 6, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will take place in St. Peter's Church, Maple St., Dartmouth on Thursday, October 7, at 2 p.m., Rev. Leo Cordeau officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Palliative Care, QEII Health Sciences Centre Foundation, Halifax.

SMITH (MacKinnon), Jeanette T. "Jan"
SMITH (MacKinnon), Jeanette T. "Jan" - 69, Howie Centre, died April 15, 1999. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Susan (Jessome) MacKinnon. Surviving are her husband of 48 years, Lorne; daughters, Diane, Sydney Forks; Lorna, Northside East Bay; sons, Kenneth, Coxheath; Mike, Beechmount; six grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Mary Shane, California; Mrs. Beth Clarke, Ontario. She was predeceased by brother, Bernie, George, Charlie; sister, Betty Annesty. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Sunday in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday in St. Mary's Church, East Bay, Rev. F. Abbass officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to any charity.

SHEPHARD, Ervin Frederick
SHEPHARD, Ervin Frederick - 51, Beechville, died April 19, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Beechville, he was a son of the late Joseph and Martha (Curry) Shephard. He was employed as a roofer. Surviving are daughter, Nychelle, Halifax; son, Shon, Beechville; companion, Elizabeth Ann Kellum, Beechville; former wife, Beth (Smith) Shephard; two grandsons; sisters, Virginia Poirier, Halifax; Martha Blackmore, Marjorie Wright, Doris Shephard, Beechville; Susan Asseline, Montreal; brothers, Osbourne, Leo, Beechville; Michael, Halifax; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Shirley, Viola Deleon; brothers, Joey, Sydney. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in Beechville Baptist Church, Rev. Tracy Grosse. Burial in the church cemetery. Donations to Beechville Baptist Church or The Lung Association.

DAVIS, Harold
DAVIS, Harold - 81, resident of DVA Unit of Harbour View Hospital, Sydney Mines, former of Leitches Creek, died April 18, 1999. He was a son of the late Samuel and Caroline (Rockwood) Davis. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force in active duty and was awarded various medals and decorations. He was a railroad engineer with Canadian National Railways and served as a wireless operator with Eastern Telephone and Telegraph Co. He enjoyed a wide range of activities including ceramics, lapidary, short wave radio, stamp and coin collecting, and was an avid traveler. He was an active member of St. Columba United Church, Leitches Creek; Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 8, Sydney Mines; St. Andrew's Lodge, Sydney, and the Kiwanis Club (Golden K) of Cape Breton. He was recently presented with a 50-year jewel in recognition of his long service as a mason. Surviving are sisters, Myrtle Parks, Pearl Barrett, Glace Bay; five stepchildren; seven step-grandchildren; numerous step-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, Keith; his first wife, the former Agnes "Nina" Baxter; his second wife, the former Lois Wynn; brothers, Russell, Roy; sisters, Kathleen, Doris. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, St. Andrew's Lodge service 1:45 p.m. today, both in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Columba United Church, Leitches Creek, Rev. Bernice Spracklin officiating, assisted by Rev. Murdock MacRae. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity.

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