O'CONNOR (Moyer), Dorothy Theresa
O'CONNOR (Moyer), Dorothy Theresa - 75, Bedford, passed away September 11, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, surrounded by her loving children. Born in Keppel, Ont., she was a daughter of the late George and Myrtle Alfaretta (Beirns) Moyer. She retired as leading wren from the Women's Canadian Royal Naval Services. Upon her retirement in 1946 she received the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and War Medal (1939-1945). She also retired from Sears where she worked for a number of years. She is survived by daughters, Marilyn (Mrs. William Repchull), Lower Sackville; Anita (Mrs. Tony Melanson, Digby; Agnes (Mrs. Fred Sangster), Lower Sackville; sons, John (Diane MacPhee), Lower Sackville; Patrick (Kelly O'Connor), Timberlea; sisters, Viola Paulan, Sauble Beach, Ont.; and Helen Flemming, Clinton, Ont.; She is also survived by her grandchildren, Tanner and Kurt Repchull; Lesley Sangster; Ryan, Nicholas and Kristy O'Connor; Nicole and Dana O'Connor; great-grandchildren, Keegan Pettipas and Marley Repchull. She was predeceased by her husband, John James O'Connor. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held today between 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with funeral service 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 14, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Palliative Care, QEII Health Sciences Centre.
WALKER, David William
WALKER, David William - Cook Avenue, passed away Sunday, September 12, 1999, in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII. Born August 27, 1948 he was a son of Melva (Peddle) Walker, New Minas and the late Bill Walker. He worked at the Nova Scotia Department of Finance, Eastern Drug and Willitt Foods. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Morris; daughters, Erin, at home; and Alanna, Halifax; son, Hale, Halifax; sister, Donna, New Minas; close family members, Leslie, Wayne and Thomas; as well as several sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews; Also missed by many extended family and friends. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, September 14. Funeral 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 15 in St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, Halifax. Rev. Lloyd O'Neill officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kidney Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.
MacGILLIVRAY, Hugh Archibald "Hughie" "Archie"
MacGILLIVRAY, Hugh Archibald "Hughie" "Archie" - 60, Maryvale, Antigonish County, died suddenly at home, September 10, 1999. Born in Antigonish, he was the son of the late Angus and Mary Florence (MacLellan) MacGillivray. He was employed for many years in the men's wear department of the D.D. MacDonald Ltd., Antigonish. For a number of years he owned and operated Hughie's Menswear, Antigonish, retiring in 1998. He was a life time member of the Four Valley's Volunteer Fire Department, Maryvale, and an avid outdoorsman and gardener. A member of the Maple Lodge, Maple Ridge, also an active and involved member of St. Mary's Parish, Maryvale. Surviving are his wife Mary (MacEachern); daughters, Ronalda, Maryvale; Lisa (Greg) Smith, Pleasant Valley Rd.; grandchildren, Jessica and Ryan; brother, Kevin, Antigonish; sisters, Mary (Peter) MacDonald, Maryvale; Dorothy (Melvin) Taylor, Afton; several nieces and nephews; three aunts. He was predeceased by a brother in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday, St. Mary's Church, Maryvale, Rev. Gilles LeBlanc officiating. Burial in the Parish Cemetery. Memorial donations to Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
MacDONALD, Ken C.
MacDONALD, Ken C. - 50, Halifax, died October 4, 1999, in Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII. Born September 27, 1949, in Truro, he was a son of Helen (Campbell) MacDonald and the late Allan MacDonald. During his teaching career he taught at Kings College School, Windsor; Bloomfield, St. Stephens, St. Stephens Highland Park and Highland Park Junior High Schools, all in Halifax. He was a member of the N.S.T.U. and served on numerous committees over the years. He was a member of the Nova Scotia Stamp Club, having served as the club's president, newsletter editor and exhibition judge for many years. He was a member of the Postal History Society of Canada; British North America Philatelic Society; Royal Philatelic Society of Canada and American Philatelic Society. He was an avid collector of postal history and post cards of Halifax and Pictou counties. He was an author and has written "Post Offices and Postal Routes of Halifax County"; "Post Offices and Postal Routes of Pictou County" and a listing of post cards issued in Nova Scotia by county. Surviving are brother Wayne, Kentville; sister, Helene Smith, Bible Hill. Cremation has taken place, memorial service 7 p.m. Wednesday in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, Halifax. Visitation one hour prior to the service. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday in Colchester Community Funeral Home, Truro. No flowers by request, donations to Highland Park School.
STATES, Ralph Albert "Bus"
STATES, Ralph Albert "Bus" - 69, Panuke Road, Three Mile Plains, Hants Co., passed away on Monday, October 4, 1999, in the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born March 24, 1930, in Windsor, Hants Co., he was a son of the late Harold and Gertrude (Johnson) States. Bus was a well-known and respected welder in his working years. He was employed with the Halifax Dockyards, Esso in Burnside and with the Gypsum Company in Wentworth before retiring in 1976. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving as an ambulance driver in the Canadian Army in Germany. He was a lover of music, singing and playing guitar. Bus was a member of the Roddie Crowe Memorial Singers and The Mariners. He had entertained people all over Hants County, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. Bus was also an avid song writer. He was a former member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 9, Windsor. He was a member of the Men's Brotherhood at Windsor Plains Baptist Church. Bus was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, and will be sadly missed by his family, friends and community. He is survived by daughters, Sharon, Three Mile Plains; Crystal, Dartmouth; Jessica, at home; sons, Jonathan and Nita, Toronto; Mitchell "Mitch" and Cindy, Brampton, Ont.; George and Jana, Halifax; Alberta and Rita, Tottenham, Ont.; grandchildren, Melissa, T.J., Toko, Cory, Kysha, Megan, Tyler; great-granddaughter, Mckayla; sisters, Elsie States, Beechville, Halifax Co.; June Upshaw, Kendall Heights; brothers, Alonzo "Hughie" and Marion, Mississauga, Ont.; Harold Jr., Halifax; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Joan Maxine States (1991); daughters, Glenda, Janet and Jennifer; son, Bruce; sisters, Caroline Upshaw, Vivian Brown, Iona States; brothers, Grant, Ronald and Arthur. Visitation Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King St. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday from Windsor Plains Baptist Church, Rev. Moses Adekola officiating. Burial to follow in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. Royal Canadian Legion tribute service 6:45 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
JACKMAN, Charles M.
JACKMAN, Charles M. - 89, 64 Pantic Ave., Sydney, formerly of 170 Gannon Road, North Sydney, died February 13, 1999, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in St. Pierre et Miquelon, he was a son of the late Alexander and Albertine (Delouise) Jackman. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney. He worked as a mechanic with L.S. Steele Motors in North Sydney for 25 years, retiring in 1972. Surviving are daughters, Margaret (Mrs. James Ryan), Toronto; Patricia (Mrs. Thomas Youden), Sydney; son, Charles, East Chezzetcook; sister, Audrey Ramsey, North Sydney; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Kathleen Conway; brothers, Clement, Maurice, Marcel; sisters, Rita, Bernadette; great-granddaughter, Amanda Youden. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney, Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity. Arrangements under the direction of W.J. Dooley Funeral Services Ltd., North Sydney.
MOUNT, Evelyn Helena
MOUNT, Evelyn Helena - 95, Birch Street, Digby, died May 24, 2000, in Digby General Hospital, Digby. Born in Culloden, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Helena (White) Mount. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was employed with Maritime Telegraph and Telephone Company for 42 years; 10 years as a switchboard operator, two years as a supervisor and 30 years as a chief operator. She was a member of the Acadia Chapter 49 Telephone Pioneers; the Telephone Pioneers of America and a member of the Digby Scallop Club. She was a volunteer worker of the Canadian Red Cross Society, Digby, and an adherent of the Grace United Church, Digby. Surviving are several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Reginald, Harold, Lloyd, Murray; sisters, Winnifred, Lillian. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Memorial service 1:30 p.m. Monday in Grace United Church, Digby, Rev. James Hicks officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Digby. In lieu of flowers, donations to Grace United Church, the TLC Animal Shelter, Digby or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Kentville.
McNEIL, Lisa Marie
McNEIL, Lisa Marie - 20, Halifax, formerly of Dominion, died May 23, 2000, as a result of a house fire in Halifax. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of Gary and Kendra (Wadden) McNeil. She was a former member of St. Eugene's Church, Dominion. She received her education in Dominion. Surviving are daughter, Brianna Elizabeth McNeil, Dominion; brothers, Brian, Pictou; Derrick, Dominion; sisters, Linda, Tower Road; Ashley, at home; maternal grandparents, Theresa Polegato, Dominion; Jim Wadden, Port Hawkesbury; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by paternal grandparents, John and Caroline McNeil; maternal great-grandparents, Anthony and Ada Wadden. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Saturday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday in St. Eugene's Church, Dominion, Rev. Jim Oliver officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Family flowers only by request. Donations to any charity.
KIRKPATRICK, Eva C.
KIRKPATRICK, Eva C. - Halifax, died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, peacefully at home. Born in Parrsboro, she was a daughter of the late Augustus and Mary (Morrissey) Gavin. She was a graduate of Mount Saint Vincent University in Secretarial Science. At one time she was the assistant town clerk for Parrsboro. She also worked for Walter Kidde and Co. in Montreal. She was a lifelong member of Saint Brigid's Church, Parrsboro and for the past 43 years she was a parishioner of Saint Agnes Church in Halifax. Gardening, art appreciation, history and antiques were her lifelong interests. Some of her happiest days were spent with family and friends at the family cottage in Parrsboro. She is survived by her husband, Lesmere; daughter, Kathie and her husband Peter Falkenham, Lunenburg; sister, Elinore Vaughan and her husband Ralph, Montreal; grandsons, Nicholas and Andrew; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Mary; sisters, Margaret and Phyllis Gavin, Mary Mahoney, Isobel Cowie; brothers, Martin, Wellington. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday in Saint Brigid's Catholic Church, Parrsboro, Rev. Patrick Cosgrove officiating. Burial in Parrsboro United Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Saint Brigid's Catholic Church, the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of choice.
NOBLE, David Lester
NOBLE, David Lester - 42, Dartmouth, died May 12, 2000, in Cuba. Born in St. Johns, Nfld., he was a son of Dorothy (Stanford) Noble, Halifax and Frank Noble, Bridgetown. He enjoyed playing the guitar. Surviving are brother, Chip and two nieces. Cremation has taken place. No visitation. Memorial service to be held at a later date. Donations to any charity.
HARDING, Blanche Sarah
HARDING, Blanche Sarah - 93, formerly of Bridgewater, died Wednesday, May 10, 2000, at 44 Victoria St., Kensington, PEI. Widow of the later Clinton George Harding; daughter of the late Enis and Barbara Anne (Scott) Belonge; beloved mother of Gloria and her husband Charles McGinley, Whitby, Ont.; Kenneth Harding and his wife Rev. Elaine Palmer Harding, Kensington, PEI; grandmother of Elizabeth McGinley, Whitby, Ont.; sister-in-law of Stella and Blanche Belonge. She was predeceased by brothers and sisters, Locke, Jerry, Alexander (Sandy), Letitia Goulden, Edith Smith; sister-in-law, Niece Belonge. Resting in Davison Funeral Home, Kensington, PEI until Saturday, May 13, then forwarded to St. Peters Anglican Church, West Green Harbour for funeral service at 2 p.m. Interment in Lockeport Cemetery, Lockeport. No visitation by personal request. Donations may be made to a charity of choice in Davison Funeral Home.
AMBURG, Lillian Florence
AMBURG, Lillian Florence - 83, Bridgewater, passed away May 10, 2000, in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. She was a daughter of the late Frederick Oswald and Jenny Eliza (Belle) Gerhardt. She is survived by son, Frederick, at home; daughter, Louine Feindell, Fort McMurray, Alberta; granddaughter, Nicole; great-grandsons, Brandon and Donovan, Bridgewater; her aunt, Lillian Sperry, Dublin Shore; her aunt, Louie Crouse, Bridgewater; several cousins. She was predeceased by her husband, Laurence "Larry" Amburg; sister, Doris Conrad. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held Friday from 7-9 p.m., in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater. A graveside will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, in the Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater, Rev. Hugh McNally officiating. Memorial donations may be made to any charity of choice.
TIMMONS, Ian Russell
TIMMONS, Ian Russell - 55, Margaree Centre, Inverness Co., passed away in the Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, May 9, 2000. Born at home in Margaree Centre, he was a son of Denina (Shaw) Timmons and the late John E. Timmons. Ian was a member of Wilson United Church, Margaree Centre. He was a dedicated employee to the Department of Natural Resources Baddeck Depot for 30 years service. He was a founding member of The Margaree Highlanders Snowmobile Club and an active volunteer. He enjoyed the great outdoors especially hunting and the camp. Ian was survived by his loyal and loving wife, June; daughter, Cathy (Ken) Burton, Margaree Valley; daughter, Carolyn Timmons, Dartmouth; son, Ivan (Kim) Timmons; grandchildren, Cody, Kendall and Grayson, Margaree Centre; sister, Georgina (Charlie) Phillips, Barbara (Allen) Ross; brothers, David (Carmel) Timmons, all of Margaree; Calvin (Bernice) Timmons, Ontario. He was predeceased by his brother, Lauchie. Visitation will be held on 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in Shalom room in Wilson United Church Hall. Funeral to be held at 2 p.m. Friday, in Wilson United Church, Rev. Gordon MacLean officiating. Burial in Congregational Cemetery under direction of Inverness Funeral Home. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice.