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ANDERSON, Doreen Frances
ANDERSON - In loving memory of a dear wife and mother, Doreen Frances, who passed away January 16, 1994
Down the path of memories, We gently tread today
For our thoughts are always with you, As life goes on its way
We cannot bring the old days back, When we were all together
But quiet times and loving thoughts, Will remain with us forever.
Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by husband John and family.

SANFORD, Thorburn Ainslie
SANFORD, Thorburn Ainslie - 81, Centre Burlington, Hants Co, died January 14, 1999, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Riverside, Hants Co., he was the son of the late Ainslie and Mildred (Fielden) Sanford. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 9, Windsor. He served overseas in the Second World War with the Princess Louise Fusiliers in England, Italy, Holland and Germany. He worked for the Department of Transportation for over 25 years. He loved gardening, camping, dancing and fishing. Surviving are wife, the former Alice Connors; sisters, Ruth (Mrs. Sexton Allen), Centre Burlington; Treva (Mrs. Jim Cole), Dartmouth; Goldie (Mrs. Gordon Fish), Ottawa; several nieces and nephews. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m today, legion service 7 p.m. today. Funeral 2:30 p.m. Sunday in J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Summerville, Rev. Russel Newhook officiating. Private family burial in Riverside Cemetery, Riverside. Donations to Riverside Cemetery Fund, or any charity.

MONCEL, Nancy Allison (Billy)
MONCEL, Nancy Allison (Billy) - Windswept, Martins Point, Lunenburg Co., died January 14, 1999, after a long illness, peacefully in the the New Halifax Infirmary QEII. Born in Halifax she was the daughter of Ralph and Marguerite (Deinstad) Bell. She is survived by her husband, Gen. Robert William Moncel; daughter, Renee Constantis and husband George; granddaughter, Aliki Constantis; grandson, Constantine Constantis. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Halifax. A private service to be held at a late date.

MacISAAC, Archie J.
MacISAAC, Archie J. - 82, Afton, Antigonish Co., died January 14, 1999, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Canso, he was a son of the late Alexander and Elizabeth (Harding) MacIsaac. He was a labourer all his working life. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of Arras Branch 59, Royal Canadian Legion, Antigonish. Surviving are daughter, Carol, Afton; son, Cecil, Afton; brothers, Frank and Neil, Hazel Hill; one granddaughter; three grandsons. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Mabel Irene Grant; son, James Herbert; sisters, Nellie, Nora, Margaret and Jennie; brother, James. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Monday in Immaculate Conception Church Heatherton, Rev. Raymond MacDonald officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to Antigonish Branch of the VON.

HILTON, Douglas William
HILTON, Douglas William - 68, Chebogue, Yarmouth Co., died suddenly on January 14, 1999, at home. Born in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late Martin and Minnie (Doucette) Hilton. He was a skilled mechanic by trade. He owned and operated garages in Carleton and then in Arcadia for a number of years. He also worked at Trefry's Garage and at the school bus garage for the former Yarmouth District School Board. Doug had a special gift of being able to fix anything and everything and shared his talents selflessly. He was a dedicated member of the Chebogue River Aquatic Club and greatly enjoyed the time spent with friends at the landing. He had an avid interest in aviation, trains and military history. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing and he guided in Pubnico as a young man. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and creating toys in his workshop for them. He will be sorely missed. He is survived by his wife, the former Marjorie Pinkney; son, Louis (Iris), Argyle, Yarmouth Co.; Peter (Crystal), Chegoggin, Yarmouth Co.; Michael (Linda), Carleton, Yarmouth Co.; sisters, Evelyn (Mrs. Purney Trefry), Arcadia, Yarmouth Co.; Marjorie (Mrs. Victor Ellis), Hebron, Yarmouth Co; Katie (Mrs. Murray Muise), Halifax; Alice (Mrs. Richard Blanchard), Vancouver; Mildred Luckhan, Vancouver; brother, John, Oshawa Ont.; granddaughters, Kelly, Holly, Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co.; grandsons, Nicholas and Andrew, Chegoggin; step-grandchildren, Pamela (Mrs. Corey Porter), Chebogue; Angela Whitaker, Yarmouth; Leonard Whitaker, North Bay, Ont. He was predeceased by son, Gregory; three brothers in infancy. Visitation will be today, January 16, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m., both in Sweeny's Funeral Home Yarmouth, Rev A.D. (Bill) Newell and Rev. B. Densmore officiating. Interment will be in Chebogue Cemetery. By request, family flowers only. Donations in his memory may be made to the Chebogue River Aquatic Club or IWK Grace Health Centre.

KEIZER, Ronald Howard
KEIZER, Ronald Howard - 77, passed away peacefully at home in the presence of his family, November 21, 1998. He was a son of the late Noble and Nellie (Logan) Keizer. He served overseas in the Second World War. He was a heavy equipment operator all his life, retiring in 1985 from W. Eric Whebby Ltd. Affectionately known as Papa Toad. He was an avid card player and stockcar fan. His wonderful sense of humour will be long remembered and his energetic and positive outlook of family, friends and life touched everyone who knew him. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Gladys LaPierre. Loving father of Ross (Anne), Ronald (Betty), Barbara (Ted Newcombe), Angus (Sandra), Sharon (Gerald Jennex), Doreen (Mike Matthews), Keith (Cheryl), Carolyn (Onorio Pirri), Noble (Cathy), Sheila (Stephen Tully), Robert (Nancy), Gayla (Ken Gallant), Calvin (Linda). Puppy to 24 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is his brother, Cyril. He was predeceased by four children in infancy; sister, Verna Conrod; brothers, Angus and Vernon; son-in-law, Ted. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday in Rowlings Funeral Home, Musquodoboit. Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Anslem's Catholic Church, West Chezzetcook, Fr. Johni Matthew and Rev. David Garrett officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Reception to follow in the parish hall. Family flowers only. Donations to Children's Wish Foundation.

REID, Jean V.
REID, Jean V. - 85, Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow, died August 30, 1998, in the manor. Born in Big Island, she was a daughter of the late David and Margaret Reid. She had been a resident of Stellarton since 1963, prior to which she had resided in Merigomish and Big Island. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Stellarton. Surviving are her brothers, Ernest, Pictou; Clarence, Woodstock, Ont.; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Herman, Jack. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton, from where funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Rev. Charles MacPherson officiating. Burial in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to Kidney Foundation of Canada, Pictou County Branch.

LAHEY, Patricia (Pat)
LAHEY, Patricia (Pat) - 38, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 29, 1998, surrounded by her family. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of James (Jim) and Barbara (Thurston) Lahey, Dartmouth. She was employed with the Department of Housing and Municipal Affairs until the time of her death. She is survived by her daughter, Erika MacKay, at home; sisters, Margaret (Peggy) (Mrs. Angus Borland); Mary (Mrs. Ed James); Ann-Marie Lahey, all of Dartmouth; brothers, Michael and wife Marlene, Broussard, Que.; Patrick, Whitecourt, Alta.; grandmother, Marguerite Lahey; nieces and nephews, Anne-Marie, Kathryn and Andrew Borland, James Lahey, Emily and Erin James, Gillian Lahey; several aunts and uncles. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral mass will be celebrated 12 noon Wednesday in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Maple Street, Dartmouth, Rev. Thomas White officiating. A reception will follow mass in the parish centre. Burial will be at a later date in Mount Hermon Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

TAYLOR, Raymond Thomas
TAYLOR, Raymond Thomas - 72, Dartmouth, died August 29, 1998, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in North Sydney, he was a son of the late Walter and Lena Taylor. He was a drafting supervisor for the DND dockyards for 33 years. He enjoyed his times in the garden and watching his efforts bloom into beautiful things. He also enjoyed bowling on various leagues. Surviving are his wife of 51 years, the former Annie L. Hayward; sons, Walter (Sonny), Paul, Alberta; sisters, Ida Nettleton, Irene Young, Halifax; Shirley MacMillan, Marion Bridge, Cape Breton Co.; Walter, Victoria; four grandchildren. He was predeceased by sister, Joyce Quintel; brother, Alex. No visitation by family request. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in Atlantic Funeral Home chapel, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Ron Clark officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Flowers accepted. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.

MATTINSON, Robert Francis (Robbie)
MATTINSON, Robert Francis (Robbie) - 85, Mount Pleasant, Cumberland Co., died August 24, 1998, in All Saints' Hospital, Springhill. Born in Mount Pleasant, he was a son of the late Edmund and Lillian M. (Simpson) Mattinson. As a young man he operated the family farm. Following that, he worked with the Department of Fisheries, the Department of Lands and Forests and the Department of Highways. Prior to his retirement, he was employed for 10 years with Gordon's Greenhouses Ltd. in Oxford. He was an adherent of Mount Pleasant United Church. He was a member of Knights of Pythias Lodge 26, Oxford, having held all of the different offices of the lodge. Surviving are his wife, the former Lila E. (Peggy) Belleville; daughters, Linda Mattinson, Dartmouth; Barbara Underwood, London, Ont.; sons, Gary, Truro; James, Enfield; sister, Mrs. Marjorie Cloney, Oxford; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three nieces and a nephew. He was predeceased by sisters, Grace Mixon, Nina Carolan; brother, Carl. Visitation this afternoon and this evening, Knights of Pythias Lodge 26 tribute service 8 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, all in Allen's Funeral Home, Oxford. Burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Donations to Mount Pleasant Cemetery memorial fund or any charity.

DOUCETTE, Thomas Richard
DOUCETTE, Thomas Richard - 56, Ireton, Yarmouth Co., died August 25, 1998, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born October 14, 1941, in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late Thomas Arthur and Anna May (Deveau) Doucette. He was employed with National Cash Register, Regina, for 30 years. He was heavily involved with Buffalo Days in Regina as the mascot "Pemington Pete". He was a member of the National Woodcarvers Association and was a master of many hobbies. Surviving are uncle, Carl Saulnier; aunts, Elizabeth Deveau, Lena Doucette; many cousins. He was predeceased by a sibling in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, prayers 8 p.m. today, both in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, 29 Albert St., Yarmouth. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in Notre Dame of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, 7 Bond St., Yarmouth, Rev. Gerard MacInnis officiating. Burial in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery, Yarmouth. Cremation to follow. Family flowers only. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Diabetes Association.

MILLER, Garfield
MILLER, Garfield - 80, Tatamagouche, died May 30, 1998, in Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche. Born in Malagash, he was a son of the late John and Cassie (Brown) Miller. He was a lumberman for most of his working life and was retired from the Department of Transportation. He enjoyed camping and carpentry. Surviving are sons, Carmen, Tatamagouche; Byron, Truro; Eric, Tatamagouche; daughter, Arlene DeRosier, Owen Sound, Ont.; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Muriel Mattatall, Tatamagouche. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Thressa Tattrie; brothers, Burns, Ben; sisters, Nellie Brander, Ola Tattrie, Elizabeth Hape. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Monday, both in Coulters' Funeral Home, Tatamagouche, Rev. Chalmers Hatcher officiating. Burial in Sunnybrae Cemetery. Donations to North Shore Health Service Foundation or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

MacCULLOCH, James H. (Jimmy)
MacCULLOCH, James H. (Jimmy) - 21, Plymouth, Pictou Co., died February 3, 1998, at home. Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of Allison G. and Mae (Meikle) MacCulloch, Plymouth. He was a lifelong resident of Plymouth, and was baptized in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow. Surviving are sisters, Margaret (Mrs. Gregory MacDonald), Plymouth; Crystal (Mrs. John Cameron), East River St. Marys; brother, Drew, Thorburn; a niece; two nephews. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today at the home of his parents. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday in Knox Presbyterian Church, Blue Mountain, Rev. Dr. Ken MacLeod officiating. Burial in Blue Mountain Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to IWK Foundation, Halifax, or Knox Presbyterian Church, Blue Mountain.

McGRATTAN, Evelyn Marie
McGRATTAN, Evelyn Marie - 86, London, Ont., died January 23, 1998, in Grace Villa Hospital. Born in Greenfield, Colchester Co., she was a daughter of the late Aubrey and Minnie (Hoar) MacKenzie. Surviving are daughters, Paula (Mrs. Rick Patterson), London, Ont.; Lynda McGrattan-Wenlock (Mrs. Greg Wenlock), Claresholm, Alta.; six grandchildren; sisters, Jean Cook, Kings Park, N.Y.; Rose Patton, Verna MacKenzie, Truro, Colchester Co. She was predeceased by her first husband, William Thompson; second husband, Harold McGrattan; sister, Florence Garitano; brother, Parker. Funeral was held January 27 in Needham Funeral Home, London, Ont. Burial in Birr Cemetery, London, Ont. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Salvation Army, The Gideons or Transworld Radio.

WINDELER, Walter Robert (Wally)
WINDELER, Walter Robert (Wally) - Died July 1995 in Tuscacsee National Park, Alabama. Born in Guelph, he was a son of Robert Windeler, Tatamagouche, and Dr. Judy Hudson, Apalika, Ala. He completed his entire high school education at North Colchester High School in Tatamagouche, and continued his education at Auburn State University in Auburn, Ala., studying journalism. Upon completion of university, he purchased half-interest in a book store in Auburn and continued with his writing. Surviving are brothers, Michael, Robbie, Joey; sisters, Lori, Patricia, Colleen; maternal grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. Walter Little, Toronto; several aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by paternal grandparents, Bill and Nan Windeler. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service was held January 31, 1998, in Auburn, Ala. Memorial service 2 p.m. April 29, 1998, in Sedgewick Memorial Presbyterian Church, Tatamagouche. Burial in Lockerby Memorial Cemetery, Tatamagouche. Family flowers only. Donations to Wally Windeler Memorial Fund c/o Robert Windeler, Tatamagouche, N.S., B0K 1V0, or the Bank of Nova Scotia, Tatamagouche, N.S., B0K 1V0. Arrangements entrusted to Coulter's Funeral Home, Tatamagouche.

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