O'LEARY, Ena M.
O'LEARY, Ena M. - 88, St. Vincent's Guest House, Halifax, died February 14, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in West Quoddy, Halifax Co., she was a daughter of the late Edward and Hattie (McLeod) O'Leary. She was employed for many years at CFB Stadacona. She was actively involved in St. Theresa's Parish. She was a member of the CWL and The Children of Mary. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are nephew, Richard and family, New Hampshire; several cousins. She was predeceased by sisters, Annie, Agnes, Blanche; brothers, Lawrence, Arthur, Leo. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street. Funeral 9 a.m. Friday in St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations to St. Theresa's Church memorial fund.
MORTON, Douglas Eugene
MORTON, Douglas Eugene - 63, Liverpool, Queens Co., died February 13, 1999, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Liverpool, he was a son of the late James and Elsie (Peach) Morton. He worked with Bowater Mersey Paper Co. for 20 years, retiring in 1981 due to ill health. He was an owner and lover of horses and greatly enjoyed the woods. Surviving are his wife, the former Marjorie Balcom; step-daughter, Brenda (Mrs. Daniel Whynot), Milton; a step-granddaughter; sister, Marie (Mrs. Murray Langille), Port Medway; brothers, James Jr., Ralph, Beach Hill, Queens Co.; foster sisters, Alice (Mrs. Mervin Buchannan), Carolyn (Mrs. Darrell Collier), Halifax. He was predeceased by sister, Clara; foster sisters, Alethia, Joan. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, all in Chandler's Funeral Home, Liverpool. Burial in Trinity Anglican Church Cemetery, Bog Road, Liverpool, Rev. Canon K.M. Vaughn officiating. Family flowers only. Donations to the family.
MIDDLETON, Alexander - 83, Centreville, Kings Co., died February 12, 1999, at home. Born in Scotland, he was a son of the late William and Mary (Kirk) Middleton. He arrived in Sheffield Mills, Kings Co., on May 1, 1929, and resided in the Valley area all of his life. He farmed for a while and then retired after 24 years of service with Hostess Foods. He was a member of Kings County Historical Society. He was a former chairman of the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. He was a member of Bethany Memorial Baptist Church, Aldershot, a member of the church choir, Men's fellowship, and made church visits in the community. He had an avid interest in writing, having written two books, "The Long Last Weary Mile", "Down Through the Years", and several books of poetry. He also enjoyed walking, travelling, and playing Santa Claus for over 50 years at various functions. Surviving are sons, Sandy (Laura), Mount Uniacke; Kirk (Cindy), Centreville; daughters, Mary, Victoria, B.C.; Jeanne (Ira) McDow, New Minas; brother, George, Kingston, Ont.; sister, Mary Burbidge, Wolfville; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Ethel Viola Middleton; daughter, Marion; sister, Peggy; brothers, Jack, Bill, Bob. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday in Bethany Memorial Baptist Church, Aldershot, Rev. Brian Hamilton officiating. Burial in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings Co. Family flowers only. Donations to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
MCDONOUGH, Lewis Herbert
MCDONOUGH - In loving memory of a dear husband and father, Lewis Herbert, who passed away February 15, 1997.
Two years have passed, Not a day goes by we don't think of you.
That day God came and took you Home with Him.
We hold memories of you in our hearts.
It still hurts, No one will know how we feel
We lost someone close to our hearts.
Always missed and loved, wife Verna and daughter Maxine.
ITWARU, Suraj Paul Sr.
ITWARU, Suraj Paul Sr. - 86, Halifax, died February 6, 1999, in Northwood Manor. Born in Demerara, British Guiana (now Guyana), he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Manbode Itwaru, British Guiana. During his tenure as a merchant seaman, he met and married Marjorie Blanche Skeir of Halifax and moved to Jamaica. Returning to Halifax in 1952, they resided at 2350 Creighton St. and raised their children and grandchildren. He retired after 19 years of employment with the Royal Nova Scotian Yacht Squadron. Our father was a dedicated brother of the Jehovah's Witnesses' faith most of his life. Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Marjorie B.; daughters, Esther P. Itwaru, Ranee M. Itwaru and Sonya S. Itwaru, all of Toronto; Eva G. (Mrs. Keith Prevost), Shirley B. (Mrs. Herman Murphy) and Monica B. (Mrs. Irvine Carvery), all of Halifax; Judy C. (Mrs. Steven Lambert), Suffield, Conn.; sons, Suraj Paul Jr., George S. and Michael J., all of Halifax; Walter M. and wife Catherine, Sudbury, Ont.; brothers, Prana Sukdeheo and wife Celeste, London, England. He was predeceased by his parents, a son, four brothers, a sister, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Funeral service will be held in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, at 2 p.m. today, February 9., Mr. W. Bannister officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Donations may be made to Northwood Manor.
BENNETT, David J.
BENNETT - In loving remembrance of husband, father, & granddad, David J. Bennett who passed away Feb. 9th, 1993.
Always in our hearts.
Wife Ann & Family
CHANDLER, Dorothy D.
CHANDLER, Dorothy D. - 91, Cavendish, P.E.I., passed away in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, on Sunday, February 14, 1999. She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, H. Bramwell Chandler. Dear mother of Dr. Brian Chandler (Diana), Halifax; beloved grandmother of Dr. Andrea Chandler, Ottawa; Dr. Karen Chandler, South Bend, Ind.; Michael, Andrew and Martin Chandler, Halifax. Cremation entrusted to Belvedere Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations to UPEI Scholarship Fund would be appreciated. A memorial service will be held later.
SAULNIER, Louis Edward
SAULNIER, Louis Edward - 83, 15 Kirk St., Yarmouth, died February 15, 1999, in Villa St. Joseph du Lac. Born in St. Anne du Ruisseau, he was a son of the late Edmond and Sarah (Bourque) Saulnier. He was a painter. He was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 2181. He was in the RCAF during the Second World War and served four years in Canada. He was an usher at St. Ambrose Cathedral. Surviving are his wife, the former Julienne Isabelle d'Entremont; sons, Rev. Gerald, Berwick; Paul, West Pubnico; daughters, Jean (Mrs. Neil Smith), Arcadia; Jeanette (Mrs. Donnie Southern), Lower Sackville; 10 grandchildren; five great-grand-children. He was predeceased by three sons and two daughters, all in infancy; brothers, Archie, Narcisse, Camille, Jeremy, Francis; sisters, Irene, Ida, Antoinette, Loretta. Visitation 2-4, 7-9:30 p.m. today, prayers 8:30 p.m. today, both in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Yarmouth. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Ambrose Cathedral, Rev. Gerald Saulnier officiating. Burial in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery. Donations to Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery fund.
BEATON (Bray), Imelda C.
BEATON (Bray), Imelda C. - Orchard Villa, Antigonish, died February 16, 1999, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Antigonish, January 9, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Elizabeth (Ingram) Bray. She was a former employee of the Agnew Surpass Shoe Company, and a secretary at municipal office, Antigonish. Surviving are her husband, Donald; sisters, Margaret MacLean, Sydney River; Janet Crawford, Fairlawn, N.J.; Iris (Robert) Hutton, Gravenhurst, Ont.; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Sandy, Dennis. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish, Rev. Bill Crispo officiating. Spring burial in parish cemetery. Donations to The Lung Association.
HIRTLE, Norwood E. "Sonny"
HIRTLE, Norwood E. "Sonny" - Hampton, N.B., died February 11, 1999, at home. Born in Waterville, Kings Co., he was a son of Edith (Keddy) Hirtle and the late Nelson Hirtle. He was a member of the RCMP for 28 years, stationed in various areas of Newfoundland and New Brunswick. He moved to Hampton in 1972 where he was the NCO in charge of the Hampton RCMP Detachment. Following retirement from the RCMP in 1985, he worked for four years at Saint John Shipbuilding and Industrial Security. He was a member of the Retired RCMP Veterans' Association; Royal Canadian Legion, Hampton Branch 28, and a former member of Hampton Seniors Resource Centre. He was a former curler and for many years skipped the RCMP New Brunswick rink at the RCMP National Curling Championships. He was a keen dart player, enjoyed woodworking and was an avid woodsman. Surviving are his wife, Marilyn (Rogers) (Touchie) Hirtle; sons, Const. Scott Hirtle, Lantz; Dr. Michael Touchie, Ottawa; Dr. John Touchie, Brisbane, Australia; Stephen Hirtle, Robert Touchie, Quispamsis, N.B.; three grandchildren; sister, Mary Fisher, Waterville; brothers, Wayne, New Minas; Brian, Coldbrook; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Bernice Osborne. Funeral was held February 15 in Hampton United Church, Rev. Stephen Mills officiated. Burial in Hampton Rural Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Reid's Funeral Home, Hampton.
MILLIGAN, Phyllis Elaine
MILLIGAN, Phyllis Elaine - 82, Halifax, died February 16, 1999, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Upper Branch, Lunenburg Co., she was a daughter of the late Reginald and Lillas (Hirtle) Hebb. During the Second World War, she served as a nursing sister in Great Britain. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by a son, John Patrick and wife Paula; daughter, Kathleen and husband Dennis Snow; grandson, Jeffrey Milligan, all of Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband, John D. "Jack" Milligan; daughter, Anne. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax, where funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Rev. E.P. Thompson officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Arthritis Society would be appreciated.
GERRARD (Hynes), Eileen
GERRARD (Hynes), Eileen - Peacefully at her home in Ottawa on Friday, February 5, 1999. Mother of Ann Coolen (Gordon), Wendy Lalonde (Don), Philip Gerrard and Stephen Gerrard. Grandmother of Lynn Coolen (Bill Murtland), Leslie Coolen, Leeanne Butler (Jeff), Emily Gerrard, James Gerrard and Stephany Gerrard. Great-grandmother of Lauren Murtland. Predeceased by brother, Reginald Hynes, and sisters, Lucy MacLean, Marian Misener, Loris King and Phyllis Osterdahl. A graveside service will be held at Christ Church Cemetery, Dartmouth, at 1 p.m. on February 22. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
FORBES, Francis Vincent "Vince/Bub"
FORBES, Francis Vincent "Vince/Bub" - 59, 89 Joffre St., Stewiacke, Colchester Co., passed away Wednesday, February 17, 1999, in Truro, at the Colchester Regional Hospital. Born in Truro, he was the son of the late Francis and Mabel (Lively) Forbes, Truro/Milford. He was an employee of Conrad Brothers as a loader operator prior to his illness. For many years he worked construction and was a tractor trailer driver for various companies. He is survived by his wife, Beverly (Isenor); daughter, Dana and husband Warren Robertson, Halifax; son, Trevor and wife Erica, Truro; sister, Madeline (Mrs. Thomas Austin), Sudbury, Ont.; grandchildren, Jeffrey and Katelyn. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sister, Florence. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro. There will be no service at his request. Visitation will be held in the family home, 89 Joffre St., Stewiacke on Saturday, February 20, from 1-4 p.m. Donations may be made to the palliative care unit, Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro or Canadian Cancer Society.
COSMAN, Roger Edgar
COSMAN, Roger Edgar - 60, Yarmouth, died March 4, 2000, at home. Born in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late Edgar J. and Annie Mae (Kehoe) Cosman. He was an adherent of the Notre Dame Catholic Church and was a fisherman all his working life. He was an avid hunter and loved playing bridge and wisk. Surviving are his wife, the former Donna Hatfield; daughters, Natalie Thibeau, Wolfville; Janet Robinson, New Hampshire; Jody Fougere, Yarmouth; sons, Chuck, Yarmouth; Jason, Beaver River Road; brother, George, Wellington; eight grandchildren. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday, both in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel,Yarmouth, Rev. A.D. "Bill" Newell officiating Burial in Chebogue Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Diabetes Association.