HALL, George Allison "Al"
HALL, George Allison "Al" - 77, Round Hill, died April 13, 1999, in Annapolis Community Health Centre, Annapolis Royal. Born in Grafton, Kings Co., he was a son of the late George and Helen (Lacey) Hall. He served overseas in the Armed Forces during the Second World War. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 33, Bridgetown. He worked for Port Royal Dairy and went on to manage the Annapolis Royal Liquor Commission, retiring at the age of 61. In his leisure time, he enjoyed fishing and hunting with friends. Surviving are his wife, the former Abbie Amanda Marshall; daughters, Allison Gallup, Rosemary, Alta.; Joyce Cousins, West Glenmont, Kings Co.; Barbara Shaffer, East Dalhousie, Kings Co.; foster son, Lawrence Dunphy, Kingston, Kings Co.; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; stepson, Neil Bailey, Lawrencetown; stepdaughter, Sharon Anne Graves, Port Lorne; five step-grandchildren; sisters, Vera Fitch, Kentville; Pat Hall, Kentville. He was predeceased by his first wife, Lillian J. Foster; stepmother, Sadie; brother, Glen; sister, Jean. Visitation 1:30-2:30 p.m. Friday, funeral and legion service 3 p.m. Friday, all in Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal, Pastor Melvin Jones officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Lawrencetown. Family flowers only. Donations to Annapolis West Health Foundation c/o Annapolis Community Health Centre or any charity.
CLARKE - In loving memory of my dear dad, Norris, who passed away January 17, 1985.
Beautiful memories woven in gold,
In my heart you will always stay;
Now dad, mom is by your side to love forever.
Love to both & sadly missed,
Son, Edward, Daughter-in-law, Lil.
LIRETTE, Ernest Joseph
LIRETTE, Ernest Joseph - 85, Truro, formerly of 9 Foundry St., Amherst, where he had lived with his sister-in-law, Lydia Lirette for over 49 years, died April 11, 2000, in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late John and Julia (Cormier) Lirette. He was a member of Saint Charles Roman Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, the CNIB and the Amherst Golden Years Society. He was talented and was well known in the entertainment field throughout the area. He enjoyed his association with the local musical group, "June Bugs". Surviving are sisters, Pauline Hope, Amherst; Delima Fleury, Truro; Doris Leyte, Sydney. He was predeceased by his sister, Irene McGinnis; brother, Sammy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, parish prayers at 3 p.m., in Furlong Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday, in Saint Charles Roman Catholic Church, Amherst. Spring burial in St. Charles-Nativity Cemetery at a later date. Donations to Saint Charles Roman Catholic Church or any charity.
UNWIN, Frederick Harry William
UNWIN, Frederick Harry William - Died suddenly and very peacefully at his home May 18, 2000, at the age of 80. Fred served his King and country bravely during the Second World War as a navigator in the R.A.F. completing 54 missions over Germany. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross by King George VI in Buckingham Palace. He is survived by daughters, Margaret (Mrs. David Grant), Jennifer (Mrs. Everett Dunham), both of Calgary, Alta.; grandchildren, Mark Andrew Green, Sarah Naomi Green, both of Ottawa, Ont. He is also survived by sister, Doris Melony Unwin, Truro. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 58 years, Olive Audrey (Berry). There will be a private family burial, no flowers by request of the family. A gallant man. A gentleman. God Rest in Peace.
SCOTT, W.G. "Bill"
SCOTT, W.G. "Bill" - Born in Glace Bay, where he received his early education. While attending Glace Bay High School, he participated in sports and was an outstanding football and basketball player. At the outbreak of the Second World War, he enlisted in the R.C.A.F. where he served as a pilot. After being discharged, he furthered his education and took upgrading courses at the then N.S.T.U., St. Mary's University, King's College and York University. He worked as a salesman for Harris & Roome Ltd., Westinghouse Ltd. and Shwayder Bros. Inc. of Denver, Colo. which became Samsonite of Canada Ltd. He was district manager for the three Atlantic provinces and Newfoundland, Goose Bay, Labrador and the Gaspe Coast, Que. While at work he was involved in a serious car accident which left him permanently disabled. He was the first person to be air lifted by the then newly formed "Air Sea Rescue Squadron" from Greenwood to the Halifax Commons. After a lengthy recovery period he became involved in community work and some of the projects he was involved with are living reminders of his involvement. He took a keen interest in politics and ran as an alderman for the old city of Halifax. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25, also the Maritime Commercial Travelers Association. He is survived by his wife, Pearl (Armstrong); son, Bill Jr., Halifax; daughter, Margie Smith, La Have; six grandchildren. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday in Mulgrave Park Baptist Church, Rev. Leo Fletcher and Rev. Stephen Hopper officiating. Burial 3 p.m. Monday in Nictaux Annapolis County Cemetery. Family flowers only.
WILLIAMS, Ivan Allison
WILLIAMS, Ivan Allison - 44, Toronto, Ont., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 16, 2000, in St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto. Born November 5, 1955, in East Preston, he was a son of Arthur and Alice (Crawley) Williams, East Preston. He was a member of East Preston United Baptist Church. He attended Mohawk College of Applied Arts & Technology and achieved his Automotive Machinist Certification. He worked as a sales consultant with the Toronto Star Newspaper and enjoyed carpentry work and playing and watching hockey. Surviving are his common-law wife, Debra Thompson, Toronto; daughter, Melissa; son, Andrew, Hamilton, Ont., both children of former wife, Pearl Williams; sisters, Bernadine Amudipe, Halifax; Ethel Williams, East Preston; Sharon Williams, Toronto; brothers, Jeffrey Williams, Arthur Williams Jr., East Preston; Russell Williams, Springhill; Donald Williams, Halifax; granddaughter, Aaliyah, Hamilton, Ont.; several nieces and nephews; two great nieces. He was predeceased by his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Margaret Crawley. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, May 21, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, May 22, in East Preston United Baptist Church, East Preston, Rev. Ogueri Ohanaka officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. Repass to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his name to the East Preston United Baptist Church Cemetery.
ARTHUR, Shirley Kathleen
ARTHUR, Shirley Kathleen - Halifax, died May 20, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Truro, in 1927, she was a twin daughter of the late Raymond and Mabel (Wentzell) Geddes. She was a member of St. James Anglican Church, Armdale and previously of St. Peters Anglican Church, Birch Cove. She had been an active member of the United Church of Canada for many years. For several years, she was a volunteer with the Hospice program of the VG Hospital and an active member of the Tuesday Bible Study Group. She is survived by daughters, Lynn, Halifax; Kim Morriscey, Charlottetown; son, Martin Frederick (June), Dartmouth; granddaughters, Robynn and Shannon; grandsons, Ryan, Adam, Christopher, Matthew and Joey. She is also survived by sisters, Greta (Russ) Lister, Sheila MacLeod, all of Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband, Francis William; brother, Don Geddes; sister, Marjory in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in Atlantic Funeral Home, Bayers Road. Funeral service to be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. James Anglican Church, Armdale, Archdeacon Rod Gillis officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Lung Association or charity of choice are appreciated.
EISENHAUER, Agnes Jane
EISENHAUER, Agnes Jane - 81, Malegash Terrace, Lunenburg and formerly Riverport, passed away Friday, May 19, 2000, in Harbour View Haven Home For Special Care, Lunenburg. Born in Riverport, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Stella (Ritcey) Myra. She was a former member of Trinity United Church, Rose Bay, where she was a member of the U.C.W. In recent years, she attended Central United Church, Lunenburg. She was a former member of Riverview Rebekah Lodge 56, Riverport and past president of the Riverport Garden Club. Agnes was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. She is survived by nephews, George Myra, Bayswater; Jimmie Myra, Lunenburg. She was predeceased by her husband, Captain G. Albert Eisenhauer; sister, Doris Himmelman; brother, Leon. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, 3 Hwy., Lunenburg. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in the funeral home. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday in Trinity United Church, Rose Bay, Rev. Vivian Moores officiating. Interment will be in Shepherd's Hill Cemetery, Riverport. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
HENDERSON, Marguerite M.
HENDERSON, Marguerite M. - Born July 26, 1906, in Liverpool. Passed away May 19, 2000. A daughter of the late Joseph and Stella (Bowers) Henderson. She retired from Imperial Oil in 1962, after many years service. Surviving are sister, Isabel K. Gill, Dartmouth; nieces, Pat Lacey, Judy Davey, Dartmouth; Dorothy Forrest, Conrods Settlement; nephews, Donald Murtha, Dartmouth; Daniel Murtha, Ontario; many great nieces and nephews and cousins. She will be greatly missed by her neighbor and dear friend, Valerie Scranton. She was predeceased by sister, Dorothy Murtha; brother, Feilding. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Portland St., Dartmouth, where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. Susan MacAlpine Gillis officiating. Burial in Mount Hermon Cemetery. Donations to Cole Harbour Woodside United Church or charity of choice.
LUCAS, Lester Clarence
LUCAS, Lester Clarence - 60, Lake Echo, died May 19, 2000, at home. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Clarence and Myrtle (Welsh) Lucas. He was an employee of Via Rail for 24 years as a chef. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. Surviving are wife, Evelyn; daughter, Charlene Lucas, Dartmouth; sisters, Linda Jarvis, Dartmouth; Sandra Grant, Ottawa; brothers, Gary, Dartmouth; Reid, Calgary; Donald, Winnipeg; Michael, Ontario; eight stepdaughters; four stepsons; 41 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Kay, Lauren, Joyce; brothers, Clarence, Clyde; Visitation 7-9 p.m. Monday, funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Rev. Frank Kohler officiating, both in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Portland St., Dartmouth. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Donations to Fellowship Baptist Church.
MacDONNELL, Carlie Brianna "Sue Sue"
MacDONNELL, Carlie Brianna "Sue Sue" - 10 month old infant daughter of Billy Joe and Tracey (MacDonald) MacDonnell, Inverness, passed away peacefully May 19, 2000, at home, in the loving arms of her parents. She is survived by her paternal grandparents, Billy and Josephine (MacIsaac) MacDonnell, Inverness; maternal grandparents, Harold and Gayle (MacEachern) MacDonald, Mabou Harbour; aunt and godmother, Jesslyn MacDonald, Mabou Harbour; aunts, Tracey Thiel, Dominion; Candace MacDonnell, Inverness; uncle and godfather, James MacDonnell, Inverness; cousins, Brandon MacDonald, Mabou Harbour; Rebecca Thiel, Dominion; paternal great-grandmothers, Catherine M. MacIsaac, Inverness; Margaret MacDonnell, Inverness; maternal great-grandparents, James A. and Hughena MacEachern, Inverness. Private family visiting will be held today, funeral 3 p.m., both in St. Mary's Church, Mabou, Rev. Angus Morris officiating. Burial in church cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Central Inverness Palliative Care Society. Funeral under direction of Inverness Funeral Home.
MacEACHERN, Jean Elizabeth
MacEACHERN, Jean Elizabeth - At the Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga Site on Friday, May 19, 2000, at the age of 53 years. As Jean passed away with her beloved husband, Bernard Mullins MacEachern nearby, their first grandchildren, Justin and Benjamin were born to their loving daughter, Janice (Mrs. Joe Vila), in the York Central Hospital in Maple; also loving mother of Suzanne (Mrs. Brad Freeborn). Dear sister of Anggie and his wife Cindy, Darryl and his wife Rhonda, Mary (Mrs. Robert McEnzie) and of the late Keith. She will be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Lynett Funeral Home, Toronto, Ont. on Monday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Tuesday, Service in the chapel at 2 p.m. Cremation. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.