HABCHI, Sinyannous - Deir El Ahmar, Lebanon, died January 14, 2000. He was a son of the late Rashid and Rosha Habchi. He enjoyed hiking and nature, and a lot of time outdoors. Surviving are his wife, Mila; sons, Maurice, Bedford; Sammy, Chalita, Shafie, Mehriz Habchi, Lebanon; brothers,Yousseff, Sarid, Boutrous, sisters, Saada, Maria, Damla, Ida, Eaydee, Lebanon; four grandsons; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son, George. The funeral was held January 15, in Lebanon.
MacFADYEN, John Murdock
MacFADYEN, John Murdock - 47, Halifax, and formerly of Malagawatch, Inverness Co., died January 14, 2000, at home. Born in Baddeck, Victoria Co., he was a son of Annie M. (Lewis) MacFadyen, Big Harbour Centre and the late Alexander D. MacFayden. He worked for many years at the Bluenose Oyster Farm, Malagawatch and for the last 11 years with the Food Preparation Department of the VG Site, QEII. He was an adherent of the Malagawatch United Church. He is survived by his sister, Mary Ann, Sackville; brothers, Allan, Sackville; Donald (Sue), England; Stevie (Theresa), Toronto; maternal grandmother, Eva MacPhail, Baddeck. He will be greatly missed by family, his many friends, especially those at Metro Transit. Visitation will be held at 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday in St. Matthew's United Church, Marble Mountain, Rev. Aaron Billard officiating. Burial in the Malagawatch Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of your choice.
THOMAS, Fredrick Buthorne
THOMAS, Fredrick Buthorne - 81, East Preston, passed away peacefully on May 7, 2000, at his home. Born in East Preston on November 13, 1918, he was a son of the late John and Margaret (Ewing) Thomas. He served in the army for a number of years, he also did construction duties for a number of employers, some farming, and then he went on to work for the Department of Highways, until he retired in 1985. Surviving are his wife, Gladys (Williams) Thomas; sons, Joseph, Halifax; Leon, Dartmouth; Robert, Ontario; Mark, East Preston; Rod, Manitoba; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; godchildren, Floyed Thomas and Anita Brooks. He enjoyed life, friends and family. He was predeceased by daughter, Viola (Thomas) Williams; brothers, John, Joseph, Jimmy, Benjermin; sisters, Alice, Ada, Cristal. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, in East Preston United Baptist Church, Rev. Ohanaka officiating. Burial to take place in the church cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
O'BRIEN Charles Joseph "Chuck"
O'BRIEN Charles Joseph "Chuck" - 73, Mahone Bay, died after a brief illness on Saturday, May 6, 2000, in the South Shore Regional Hospital. Born in 1927 in Rochester, New York, he was the only son of Helen Nolen and Charles Joseph O'Brien Senior. He attended High School at St. Pat's, Quebec City, Que. He served in the Second World War in the American Air Force. He resided in Antigonish, from 1948-1991. He married Moira Lynn McCarthy in 1951, graduated from St. F. X. University in 1952 and was a pioneer in the Maritime Ski Industry. He loved to play with his dog, Zack. He is survived by his children, Patsy, Peggy, Joey, Brenda and Sheila; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; an infant son, William and his beloved wife Moira. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. A Remembrance Gathering will be hosted by his children for friends to drop by between 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, May 11 to 121 Long Cove Road, Mahone Bay.
FRANCIS, Alma May
FRANCIS, Alma May - 80, Liverpool, Queens Co., died May 8, 2000, in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool. Born in Milton, Queens Co., she was a daughter of the late William and Maggie (Corby) Conrad. She was a member of St. Gregory's Catholic Church. Surviving are daughters, Helena Keans, Angela Francis, Liverpool; Joan Labrador, Gold River; Marilyn Bauman, Elmira, Ont.; Judy Boutilier, Port Medway; Deborah Wentzell, Milton; sons, Edward, Michael, Milton; Steven, Mersey Point; Barry, Ponhook, Queens Co.; 29 grandchildren; 34 great- grandchildren; sister, Margaret Joudrey, Liverpool; brother, Wilson, Liverpool. She was predeceased by her husband, Peter J.; daughter, Barbara Mooers; an infant daughter, Shirley Marie; sisters, Dorothy, Mary; brothers, Stanley, Carl, Lawrance, Clayton, Aaron and Maynard. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, May 9, prayers 7:30 p.m., both in Chandlers' Funeral Chapel, Liverpool. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 10, in St. Gregory's Catholic Church, Liverpool, Rev. Michael Walsh officiating. Burial in St. Gregory's Catholic Cemetery, College Street, Liverpool. Family flowers only, donations to St. Gregory's Catholic Church, Liverpool.
McGUSHIN, Stephen William
McGUSHIN, Stephen William - 76, Bridgewater, passed away May 8, 2000, in Fishermens Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Tipperary, Ireland, he was a son of the late Stephen and Margaret (Sheridan) McGushin. He is survived by his wife, the former Martha Lawrence; daughter, Frances (Kirk Himmelman), Bridgewater; granddaughters, Jeananne (Stephen) Weagle, Dartmouth; Cathryn (Scott) Adams, Fall River; great-grandchildren, Riley and Emma Adams; brothers, Peter and Gerry, Western Australia; sister, Josie MacIntyre, West Australia; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Margaret Ann Hepburn; brothers, Patrick and John. There will be no memorial service. The family will receive friends and relatives Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater. No flowers by request. Memorial donations may be made to The Lung Association of Nova Scotia.
EISNER, Arthur Silas
EISNER, Arthur Silas - 78, Chester Basin, passed away peacefully May 8, 2000, in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Marriotts Cove, son of the late Stanley and Georgina (Hiltz) Eisner. He enjoyed woodcarving, fishing, bowling and spending time with his family. He spent over 30 years with his brother Norman in their autobody business. He was a loving husband, proud father and grandfather. Survived by his wife, the former Susan Murphy; daughter, Judy (Don) Rafuse; son, Bernie (Mary Ann) Eisner, Chester Basin; brother, Norman (Averil) Eisner, Marriots Cove; sisters, Marion Kaizer, Halifax; Joan Perron (Richard), Northboro, Mass.; Josie Hiltz, Western Shore; Beaula Schnare, Chester; Heather Kaizer, Chester Basin; granddaughters, Christa (Lohn) Hick (Rafuse), Leanne Rafuse; grandson, Trevor Eisner; great-granddaughter, Kylee Hick. He had a special place in his heart for his son-in-law, Donald Rafuse and daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Eisner and Lohn Hick. Predeceased by his sister, Minnie Fitzgerald. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held Thursday, May 11 at 2 p.m., in Aenon United Baptist Church, Chester Basin, Rev. Leo Gallant officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Chester Basin. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Aenon United Baptist Church, South Shore Regional Hospital or the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the Davis Funeral Home, Chester.
SILVER, D'Arcy James
SILVER, D'Arcy James - 44, Hemford, Lunenburg Co., died May 7, 2000, at home. Born in Terrance Bay, Ont., he was a son of LaVerta (Silver) Silver, Lower Northfield and the late Raymond Silver. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 102, New Germany, an affiliate member of the United Church of Canada. He owned and operated his own carpentry business, D.J. Silver Contractor, Hemford. He was an avid card player, hunter and enjoyed spending time in his camp. Surviving are his wife, the former Deborah Bolivar; daughters, Eva Silver, Wolfville; Erin Silver, Bedford; sisters, Donna Nauss, Susan Meisner, Hemford; brother, Peter Silver, New Germany; many nieces and nephews. No visitation by family request. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in New Germany Funeral Home, 4895 route 10, New Germany, Mr. Don McFadden LT officiating. Private burial in Hemford Community Cemetery, Hemford. Donations to SHAID Animal Shelter, Veterans' Unit of Fishermen's Hospital or the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
DOMINOE, Lillian Gertrude
DOMINOE, Lillian Gertrude - 88, Bridgewater, died May 9, 2000, in Newcombville. Born in Camperdown, she was a daughter of the late Archie and Lottie (Croft) Whynott. She was a member of the Bridgewater Branch 24, Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary, a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, and a member of the Rebekah Lodge in Bridgewater. Surviving are son, Neil, Midville Branch; two grandchildren; sister, Mary Lohnes, Conquerall Bank; half-brothers, Ivan Whynot, Camperdown; Webster Whynot, Wileville; Kenneth Whynot, Conquerall Mills. She was predeceased by her husband, Melbourne; half-sisters, Vera Parnell; Margie MacKillop; two brothers in infancy. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 11 a.m. Thursday, both in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Bridgewater, Pastor Willis Ott officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. Family flowers only. Donations to St. Paul's Lutheran Church or any charity.
HANNAMS, Gerald - 69, 158 Centennial Ave., Lunenburg, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in North Sydney, he was a son of the late Celestine and Frances (Foot) Hannams. He was employed with the off-shore fishery for many years as a dragger fisherman until his retirement. He was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg and an associate member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Lunenburg Branch 23. He is survived by his wife, the former Geraldine Oxner; daughters, Corinne (Ricky) Johnson, Rhodes Corner; Nancy (Jeff) DeMont, Gold River; Lynne (Kerry) Oickle, Conquerall Bank; son, Richard (Debra), Charlottetown; sisters, Mary Hickey, Halifax; Violet Skinner, Garden Lots; Laura Risser, Lunenburg; Elizabeth Eisenhauer, Riverport; Alma Tanner, Blue Rocks, Janet Burns, Bridgewater; eight grandchildren. He was predeceased by sister, Rhoda Lewis; brother, Wilfred. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, Lunenburg. Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Irving Letto officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to any charity.
WOODBURY, Annie Laura
WOODBURY, Annie Laura - 88, Middleton, died May 26, 2000, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Nictaux, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Nellie (Balcom) North. She moved to Middleton in 1919, and attended Macdonald School. She later worked for Maritime Tel & Tel Co. for 13 years and Andrew's Department Store for 25 years. She was a member of Middleton Baptist Church, Contemporary Club and Canadian Red Cross. She received a Certificate of Merit, in 1994, in recognition of outstanding volunteer service from the Canadian Red Cross Society. Surviving are her husband, Lorimer; son, Carl (Coleen) Marshall, Oromocto, N.B.; granddaughter, Susan, Oromocto, N.B.; stepdaughters, Beatrice (Eugene) Spinney, Kingston; Laura (Tom) Hatch, Kelowna, B.C.; step-grandchildren, Joan (Roy) Harding, Morden Road; Darrell (Brenda) Spinney, Kingston; Phyllis (Elwood) Dukeshire, West Dalhousie; five step-great-grandchildren; sisters, Ida (Ernie) Dakin, Dartmouth; Winnie Dodge, Oshawa, Ont.; Elsie (Frank) LeBorgne, Middleton. She was predeceased by her first husband, Earle C. Marshall; sister, Mildred Fowler; brothers, George and Lewis. Graveside service 2 p.m. Monday in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton, Rev. Donald Robertson officiating. Donations to Pine Grove Cemetery or Soldiers Memorial Hospital Foundation.