CONROD, Gerald Lester "Joe"
CONROD, Gerald Lester "Joe" - 53, Eastern Passage, died March 2, 2000, in V G Site, QEII. He was a son of Lester George and Viola G. (Hanson) Conrod. Gerald was born August 31, 1946, on the ferry between Dartmouth and Halifax. He was employed with the Provincial Department of Transportation and Communications, until he became ill. He was a member of the Acadie First Nation Band (Mikmeq First Nations). He is survived by his wife, the former Gertrude Boudreau; sons, Billie (Wanda), Dartmouth; Joey, Eastern Passage; grandson, Jordon; granddaughters, Kerri-Lea, Kyla; stepgrandson, Ryan; brothers, Harold, Chester; Jeff, Edmonton; Albert, Allan, Eastern Passage; sisters, Sandra, Ostrea Lake; Toppi, Patricia, Eastern Passage; Wendy Ritchie, Cow Bay; aunts, Tootie, Daphne, Dolly, Josephine, Bernice, Val; uncles, Ross, Bill. He was predeceased by an aunt, Hazel; uncle, Lock; his natural father, Elmer Labrador. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Eastern Passage Community Funeral Home, 5 Cow Bay Rd. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday in St. Peters Anglican Church, Eastern Passage, burial will follow in church cemetery.
GOUCHER, Mary Lucille
GOUCHER, Mary Lucille - 97, died March 3, 2000, in St. Vincent's Guest House, Halifax. Born in Rexton, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Gertrude Johnson. She was a member of St. Matthew's United Church and special interest in Group B of St. Matthew's UCW. Surviving are her daughter, Nancy, Halifax; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold; sister, Una B. Smith; brothers, John F. Johnson, Lethbridge, Alta.; Donald C., Halifax. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, in St. Matthew's Church. Reception to follow in church hall. Family flowers only, donations to CNIB, Almon Street, Halifax. Burial will take place at a later date in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton.
HILCHIE, Charles Robert Forsey
HILCHIE, Charles Robert Forsey - 74, Fall River, died Thursday, November 19, 1998, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Charles T. and Harriett (Forsey) Hilchie. He retired from the Halifax Fire Department after 29 years of service. He was a longtime member of St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, Fall River. Surviving are his wife, the former Jeanette Pertus; niece, Joyce Holland, Hamilton, Ont.; brother-in-law, John and wife Trudy, Halifax; sister-in-law, Susan Murphy, D'Escousse. He was predeceased by stepsister, Margaret Wournell. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 25, in St. Hyacenths Roman Catholic Church, D'Escousse. Burial to follow in parish cemetery.
SEARS, Edward Lawrence
SEARS, Edward Lawrence - 87, Surf Lodge Nursing Home, Lockeport, Shelburne Co., formerly of Shag Harbour, died April 28, 2000, in Roseway Hospital, Sandy Point. Born in Woods Harbour, he was a son of the late Clayton and Sadie Belle (Kendrick) Sears. He was a member of Shag Harbour United Baptist Church and a member of the Leisure Hour Senior Citizens Club. Surviving are stepdaughter, Kathleen Cruickshank, Shearbrook; brothers, Kendrick, Baccaro; Leslie, Shag Harbour, sisters, Mrs. Beth Thomas, Smithsville; Mrs. Norma Smith, Barrington; two step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Eugenie (Giffin); brother, Ronald; sisters, Margaret, Helen, Susie. Funeral 2 p.m. today, in Shag Harbour United Baptist Church, Rev. Earl MacDonald officiating. Burial in Old Farm Cemetery, Shag Harbour. Family flowers only. Donations to any charity. Arrangements entrusted to H. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Barrington.
ROSS, Ruth Agnes
ROSS, Ruth Agnes - 79, Riverton, Pictou Co., passed away Friday, March 3, 2000, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Scotsburn, she was a daughter of the late Laura MacKay. She was a resident of Riverton Since 1950. She was a retired school teacher having taught for 35 years in various Pictou County Schools. She was a member of Sharon St. John United Church, Stellarton. She was a graduate of the Normal College and received her Arts and Education Degree from Acadia University. Surviving are son, John and wife Beverly, Riverton; grandsons, Sandy and wife, Cheryl, Fort St. John, B.C.; Ian and wife Wanda, Nepean, Ont.; Ryan, Ottawa; Mark, Riverton; great-granddaughter, Catherin, Fort St. John, B.C. She was predeceased by her husband, Lawson. Visitation was held Sunday in H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today in Sharon St. John United Church, Stellarton, Rev. Fred Archibald officiating. Burial will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or Aberdeen Hospital Foundation.
BURKE, M. Mildred
BURKE, M. Mildred - 86, 122 Pearl St., River Hebert, died February 13, 1999, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Margaret (Merlin) Bourgeois. She was a member of Saint Paul the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, River Hebert, and was a former member of the parish council. She was a life member and past president of the CWL. Surviving are daughters, Yvonne Devine, Moncton; Diane (Mrs. Ralph Lewis), River Hebert; Barbara (Mrs. Dwayne Cleveland), Amherst; Marie "Faye" Patterson, Vancouver Island, B.C.; sons, Fred, Embrun, Ont.; Joseph, Hamilton; sister, Florence Bates, Boston, Mass.; 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Samuel MacQueen; second husband, Alfred Burke; sons, Michael, Francis; sisters, Clarice Baker, Mae MacLellan, Ethel Devison; brothers, Joseph, Francis, Edgar, Charles, Daniel. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, prayers 8 p.m. today, all in Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in Saint Paul the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, River Hebert, Rev. John L. Hayes and Rev. Arthur E. Alexander officiating. Spring burial in Saint Denis Cemetery, Minudie, Cumberland Co. Donations to Highland View Regional Hospital Foundation or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
NIXON, Vera Pearl
NIXON, Vera Pearl - 79, Nictaux South, died February 2, 1998, in Berwick. Born in Dartmouth, she was a daughter of the late Carl and Ina (Feener) Hagman. She was a member of Nictaux United Baptist Church. She played a vital part in the reputation and success of Nixon Monuments. Surviving are daughter, Jane Nixon-Wagner and husband Gary, Brickton; sisters, Thelma (Mrs. Frank Hawkins), Wilmot; Alma (Mrs. George Beattie), Drumheller, Alta.; granddaughter, Nancy Vera Hayward; great-grandson, Michael. Predeceased by her husband, Arthur; brother, Arnold. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Paul Berry officiating. Burial in Nictaux Cemetery. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Nictaux Cemetery or charity of choice.
MacFARLANE, Isabel Ruth
MacFARLANE, Isabel Ruth - Died February 14, 1999, at Saint Vincent's Guest House, Halifax. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Neal and Isabel (Miller) MacFarlane. She was a retired school teacher and taught for many years at Richmond School in Halifax. She was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church and a life member of the Atlantic Missionary Society. Surviving is her sister, Catherine MacFarlane, Halifax. She was predeceased by brother, Clarence. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday in Knox Presbyterian Church, 5406 Roome St., Halifax, Rev. George MacDonald officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Halifax.
CASSIDY, Emma Julia
CASSIDY, Emma Julia - 93, formerly of 315 Robie St., Truro, died February 14, 1999, in Townsview Estates, Truro. Born in Kersheville, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Anna (Makey) Balla. She was a member of First United Church, Truro, and the United Church Women. She was also a member of Myrtle Chapter 21, Order of Eastern Star, and Colchester Hospital Auxiliary. She was a summer resident of Hart Lake, Cumberland Co., and enjoyed their cottage for over 60 years. She is survived by stepsons, Robert and wife Betty, Michael and wife Jean; stepdaughter, Margery Cassidy, all of Truro; stepdaughter-in-law Norma Cassidy, Fox Point, Cumberland Co.; step-grandchildren, Gregory, Christopher, Michael, Stephen Cassidy; Carole Ann, Lee, Robert Cassidy; Catherine Cassidy MacNevin and Margaret Cassidy; several great-step-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest J.; stepson, James; step-grandson, Michael; great-step-grandson, Oliver James; sisters, Grace Cassidy, Anna Atkinson, and brother, John Balla. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, Myrtle Chapter 21, Order of Eastern Star will conduct a tribute service 7:15 p.m. today, funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, all in Mattatall Funeral Home, 55 Young St., Truro, Rev. William MacLeod officiating. Interment to be 2 p.m. Thursday in North Kingston Cemetery, North Kingston, Kings Co. In lieu of flowers, she would have appreciated donations to Colchester Regional Hospital Foundation or First United Church Memorial Fund.
POIRIER (LeLievre), Marie Florence
POIRIER (LeLievre), Marie Florence - 68, Central Avenue, Inverness, died April 24, 1999, in Inverness Consolidated Hospital. Born in Inverness, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Florence (Gillis) White. She was a member of Stella Maris Parish, Inverness. Surviving are her husband, Charles; daughters, Barbara Solan, Inverness; Rose MacPherson, Dunvegan; Marilyn MacDonnell, Inverness; Joanne MacPherson, Dunvegan; sons, David, Gerry, Inverness; sister, Kathleen, New Waterford; brother, Gregory, New Waterford; eight grandchildren; six nieces and 10 nephews. She was predeceased her infant son, Gerald Albert; brothers, Joseph, Gerald. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Inverness Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday in Stella Maris Church, Rev. Alex MacLellan officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations to Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital or Canadian Cancer Society.
GLENN (Bray), Margaret Anne
GLENN (Bray), Margaret Anne - 75, Highcrest Nursing Home, formerly of St. Andrews, Antigonish, passed away peacefully at the home after a lengthy illness. She was a daughter of the late William and Mary (Mohar) Bray, Polson Brook, Antigonish Co. She was born in Montana, where her father had gone to work after the First World War. Her family returned to Polson Brook in 1936. During the Second World War, she worked in the war industry in Montreal building tank radios. She returned to the family farm following the war and taught school in Springfield, Antigonish Co. She later ran the St. Andrews Telephone office and was manager of St. Andrews Credit Union. Margaret is survived by sister, Arlene Hevey, Trenton, Ont.; sons, Bill, Powell River, B.C.; Lloyd, St. Andrews; John Toronto; Lee and Brian, Edmonton; seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Jim; son, Gary, and brother, Bill. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in MacIsaac Funeral Home, 61 Pleasant St., Antigonish. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday in St. Andrew's Church, St. Andrews, Rev. Vernon Boutilier officiating. Burial in St. Andrews Cemetery.
OLSON, Ada Kathleen
OLSON - In loving memory of a dear and thoughtful mother, Ada Kathleen, who passed away February 16, 1975.
The season change,
In the years, they go;
But our cherished memories of you,
Always continue to grow.
Forever loved and always missed by daughter, Georgena and son-in-law, Wayne.
GRANT, D. Lewis "Louie"
GRANT, D. Lewis "Louie" - 75, MacLellan Street, Antigonish, died February 16, 1999, at home. Born in Brierly Brook, Antigonish Co., he was a son of the late Joseph M. and Rose (MacGillivray) Grant. He was a mechanic by trade, having worked for Eastern Automobile Co., Antigonish, for over 30 years. He was later a foreman for the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation where he worked until his retirement in 1989. He was an active member of Antigonish Volunteer Fire Department for 46 years and hospitality minister in St. Ninian's Parish. He was an avid sportsman and volunteer in both track and field, and minor hockey, and spearheaded the revival of the Antigonish Junior "B" Bulldogs Hockey Team. He was also instrumental in organizing the Seniors Skating Program. He was a member and active supporter of the Progressive Conservative Party. His strong community involvement was recognized by the province with the presentation of the 1998 Volunteer of the Year Award for the Town of Antigonish. He is survived by his wife, the former Anne MacDougall; daughters, Anne Marie (Joseph) Durant, Pomquet; Louise (Arnold) Van Heighten, Napanee, Ont.; Janet (Jerome) MacPherson, Antigonish; sons, Danny (Sharon), Yemen; Billy (Bernadette), Brierly Brook; Colin (Sylvia), Germany; John (Donna), Didsbury, Alta.; sisters, Margaret Reddy and Dorothea Purcell, Antigonish; Gertrude MacIntyre and Inez Grant, Halifax; brothers, Arthur, Brierly Brook; Leo, Thunder Bay, Ont.; 14 grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Joseph and Frank; sister, Marjorie. Visitation will be on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish. Funeral will be on Sunday at 2 p.m. in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Rev. Bill Crispo officiating, assisted by Rev. Greg MacKinnon and Rev. P.J. Baccardax. Burial at a later date in St. Ninian's Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Antigonish Branch of the Canadian Cancer Society.