BORDEN, Florence Catherine
BORDEN, Florence Catherine - 89, 9 Kindling Cres., Lower Sackville, and a former longtime resident of north end, Halifax, passed away suddenly, November 7, 1999 at the VG Site, QE II, Halifax. Born September 12, 1910, in Halifax, she was the eldest daughter of the late William "Hap" and Bridget (Walsh) Hanson. A survivor of the Halifax Explosion. She will always be remembered for her devotion to her family, her sense of humour and love of life. Surviving are sons, Robert, Harold, Halifax; Wayne, Michael, Lower Sackville; daughters, Marie, Lorraine White, Betty, all of Lower Sackville; Carole (Neil) LeBlanc, Aylesford; Phyllis (Grant) Boudreau, Halifax; Diane (Daniel) Stewart, Hillsvale, Hants Co.; Barbara (Paul) Toner, Halifax; Donna (Brian) Conners, Bedford; 24 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters, Geraldine (Jack) Johnstone, Joan Holman, both of Springfield Lake; brother, Harold, L'Ardoise, Cape Breton. She was predeceased by her husband, Frederick Russell; sons, Frederick in infancy and Kenneth; brothers Arthur, William, Daniel; sisters, Annamae, Marion, in infancy. Visitation 7-9 today, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, at Atlantic Funeral Home, Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday, at St. John Vianney Church, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
BOUDREAU, James Joseph
BOUDREAU, James Joseph - 61, Halifax, died November 5, 1999, in Northwood Manor. Born in Louisdale, he was a son of Margaret (Marchand) Boudreau and the late James Boudreau. He is survived by his son, Rodney, Halifax; sister, Edna, Louisdale; brothers, Edgar, Frank, Louis, Halifax. He was predeceased by his common-law wife, Jean Gorman; brother, George. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, memorial service 2 p.m. Tuesday, both in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations to Northwood Manor.
BOUDREAU, Joseph Bernard
BOUDREAU, Joseph Bernard - 83, Arichat, formerly of Little Anse, Richmond Co., died November 6, 1999, in St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Born in Little Anse, he was a son of the late William and Mary Louise (Landry) Boudreau. Surviving are sister, Loretta Samson, Little Anse. He was predeceased by brothers, Willie, Arthur, Leonard, Narcisse, Michael, Berthman, Michael and Leonard in infancy; sisters, Maggie, Mary, Flory, Artimese, Kate, Dora. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, both in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral 3 p.m. Tuesday, in St. Joseph's Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat.
BRAHA, Mary Aboud
BRAHA, Mary Aboud - Born October 1, 1919. Passed away November 7, 1999, following a valiant battle with breast cancer, in Halifax. Mary was born to Mary (Hanna) and Salem Aboud in Grand-Mère, Que. and graduated from McGill University. She was a loving mother and dedicated teacher. Mary lived the last 25 years in Kirkland, Que., where she was an active member of the community. Her many friends and family will remember her rigour, sharp mind, spirit, humour and love of the arts and bridge. She is survived by children, Amyra (Andreas) Braha, Anita (Judy) Braha, Richard (Andrea) Braha, David (Patty) Braha; grandchildren, Christopher Markides, Paul and Nicole Braha, and Hannah Braha; her brothers, Sam (Edna) Aboud, Paul (Hortense) Aboud; and sisters, Helen Swide and Rachel Mazares. She was predeceased by sisters, Marguerite and Lydia Wakeen and brothers, Dan Aboud and John Aboud. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Victorian Order of Nurses. A memorial service will be held at the Church of Saint John the Baptist, 233 Ste. Claire Ave., Point-Claire, Que., on Wednesday, November 10, at 10 a.m.
BUCHANAN (Howley), Helen Marguerite
BUCHANAN (Howley), Helen Marguerite - Born in Bras d'Or, on January 27, 1910, died at the Northside Community Guest Home on November 7, 1999. Helen was a daughter of the late Ella (Fraser) and Joseph Howley. She was a lifelong member of St. Joseph's Parish, Bras d'Or. Helen was predeceased by her husband of 42 years, John Buchanan in 1981, also by her brothers, Gratten, Milton, Jack, Pat; by her sister Annie (Howley) Devison. She is survived by her sister, Mary (Howley) Knickle, Halifax; sons, Arthur, Halifax; Alex and his wife Tracey, Sydney Mines; daughters, Anne MacNeil, Sussex, N.B.; and Carolyn and her husband Jack Toomey, Bras d'Or; also by grandchildren, Julie and Karen Buchanan, Halifax; Beth, Shaemus and Keighan Toomey, Bras d'Or; Laura and Alex MacNeil, Sussex, N.B. A 1933 graduate of Nova Scotia Normal College, Helen was a dedicated teacher who enjoyed a lengthy and unique teaching career throughout Northern and Eastern Cape Breton, including North Ingonish, Englishtown, New Campbellton, Big Bank, Mill Creek, Alder Point and Little Bras d'Or, retiring in 1958. Helen was a longtime member of the CWL of St. Joseph's Parish and had been a member of the Retired Teachers' Association. She will be remembered by those who knew her for both her kindness and her faith. Visitation today 7-9 p.m. only and Tuesday 7-9 p.m. only at G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Funeral Wednesday 11:00 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Bras d'Or. Burial in the Parish Cemetery.
CAMPBELL, Donald Bernard
CAMPBELL, Donald Bernard - 89, Bass River, Colchester Co., died November 5, 1999, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Montrose, he was a son of the late Austin and Eva (Hamilton) Campbell. He had been a resident of Bass River for the past 40 years, where he was a well-known lumberman and licensed lumber grader. In his earlier years, he had been a foreman of the Dominion Chair Company Bass River for a number of years. He was a former member the IOOF Lodge, member of Riverside United Church where he was an elder and longtime choir member for many years. He was a very staunch Liberal Party all of his life. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are daughter, Joan Jones, Halifax; three grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Gertrude Melvina Silver; sisters, Margaret and one in infancy; brothers, Harold, Herman, Reginald, Earl. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Riverside United Church, Bass River, Rev. Robert Mack officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Riverside United Church, Portapique United Church or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro.
COGSWELL, Jessica Maria
COGSWELL, Jessica Maria - Died November 6, 1999, in Valley Regional Hospital. Born in Kentville, she was the infant daughter of Derek and Melissa (Moore) Cogswell. Surviving are her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Moore, Black Rock; paternal grandparents, Lloyd and Brenda Cogswell, Kentville; brother, Jacob, at home. Graveside service 11 a.m. Tuesday in Elmgrove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Rev. John Scott officiating. Arrangements entrusted to H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Kentville.
DEVEAU, Laura Josephine
DEVEAU, Laura Josephine - 68, Doucetteville, Digby Co., died November 6, 1999, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Weymouth Mills, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late John and Mammie (Gaudet) Deveau. Surviving are her husband, George Coakley; daughters, Lynn McCullough, Mount Pleasant, Digby Co.; Patricia Finigan, Digby; sons, Wallace Deveau, Doucetteville; Douglas "Wayne" Deveau, Pubnico, Yarmouth Co.; sisters, Ina Deveau, Digby; Catherine, Deep Brook, Annapolis Co.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Edward, Perley, Theadore; sisters, Margret, Agnes. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Doucetteville, Rev. Joseph Hanna officiating. Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
DICKSON, D.B. "Dave"
DICKSON, D.B. "Dave" - 56, Dartmouth, died at home on Saturday, November 6, 1999, following a courageous battle with ALS. Born March 26, 1943, in Kouchibouguac, N.B., he was a son of the late Peter McKay and Molly Ian (Jardine) Dickson. Raised in Ferry Road, (Miramichi), N.B., Dave worked for over 25 years within the trust industry, most recently as an employee of TD Trust. He was a member of the Trust Companies Institute of Canada; served in several capacities for the National Executive of the Trust Companies Association of Newfoundland and New Brunswick, was Education Chair on the National Executive of the Trust Companies Institute of Canada and had recently received an Award of Excellence from the TD Bank. For many years, Dave mentored students following the Canadian Trust Institute and Canadian Securities Courses. He served on the Stabilization Fund Board of the Credit Union Act of Nova Scotia. Dave devoted much of his life to helping his community. He wished to give back to the community what had been given to him. Over the years, he held many volunteer positions; civilian instructor, Air Cadet movement in New Brunswick and Newfoundland; chairman, Colby Village Residents' Association; co-chair, Cole Harbour-Westphal Committee, Dartmouth Chamber of Commerce; all executive positions in his 18 years affiliation with the Association of Kinsmen Clubs in St. John's, Saint John and Dartmouth. In May, 1999, Dave was recognized by the Halifax Regional Municipality for his outstanding volunteer service to the community. He served on the Board of Managers of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church of which he was a member. Dave was dedicated to youth and education. He was director, Attention Deficit Association of Nova Scotia; director, Learning Disabilities of Nova Scotia; director, Cole Harbour Place; trustee at both Auburn and Cole Harbour District High Schools, and parent and community representative on the School Council for Auburn Drive High School. He was actively involved in the swimming community of Nova Scotia. He was a member of the executive of Dartmouth Crusaders for 18 years, occupied several executive positions on Swim Nova Scotia, volunteered for the Nova Scotia Swimming Special Olympics, and as a Master level official, officiated many local and provincial and national meets. He was also active for several years in minor sports programs in New Brunswick. Dave was a true lifelong learner having obtained his private pilot licence, followed various training programs and taken courses at many universities. He was an accomplished photographer who loved nature, particularly birds. He will be remembered as a devoted husband and father, a thoughtful and loyal friend, his quest for "getting things done right" and for his wonderful wit and sense of humour. He is survived by his wife, Judy (Stapleford) Dickson, who lovingly and tenderly cared for him during his illness; daughters, Christie and Amy, Dartmouth; granddaughter, Destinee Lynn, Dartmouth; sister, Margaret MacKinnon, Marion Dickson, Florence Currie and her husband Bill, all of Miramichi, N.B.; Isabel Dykeman and her husband George, Sussex Corner, N.B.; brother, Grear and his wife Lorna, Miramichi, N.B.; many nieces and nephews; his constant companion, Shadow. He was predeceased by sisters, Bessie Dickson, Marjorie Dickson, Georgina "Jean" Clark; brothers, Herbert Jardine, George Dickson, Lawrence "Bud" Dickson. Cremation has taken place. Friends and family are invited to their home Friday, November 12, between 1-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at 19 Hardisty Court, Dartmouth. A celebration of Dave's life will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, November 13, in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, School St., Dartmouth, Rev. Dr. P.A. MacDonald officiating. Private interment on Sunday in the Anglican Cemetery, Sussex Corner, N.B. Dave wished to contribute a gift that would perpetuate itself. At his request, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the the David Dickson Scholarship Fund, c/o Auburn Drive High School, 300 Auburn Dr., Dartmouth, NS, B2W 6E9.
ELLIOTT, Harold LeRoy
ELLIOTT, Harold LeRoy - 69, East Margaretsville, died November 7, 1999, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Clarence, Annapolis Co., he was a son of the Late H. Stuart and Merle (Fritz) Elliott. He was a past master of the Masonic Lodge and member of Middleton Ionic Lodge 64. He retired from MT&T after 32 years. He was a past member of Lions International, Digby Club; past member of the Middleton Volunteer Fire Department, the Middleton Curling Club, and an active member of the Telephone Pioneers. He was active in the Annapolis Valley Exhibition committees and a member of the Ox Committee. He was a member of the Maritime Ox Teamsters Association. He received the Annapolis Valley Exhibition AVR Hal Sproule Memorial Trophy Showman of the Year in 1999. He loved sports, especially hockey. He was an avid crib player. After his retirement, he farmed in East Margaretsville. Surviving are his wife, the former Joyce Bent; sons, Hal (Donna), East Margaretsville; Wayne (Darlene), Middleton; brother, Claude, Clarence; grandchildren Kristen, Stacy, Samantha, Kathryn, and Travis. He was predeceased by brothers, Kenneth and Earl. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. today and Tuesday with a Masonic Lodge service 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, all in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Gary Manthorne officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice.
HORNE, Christine Edna "Tena"
HORNE, Christine Edna "Tena" - 82, 147 Columbia St., Sydney, died November 6, 1999, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Surviving are sons, Harold, Gary, Sydney; David, Halifax; daughters, Edna Williamson, Shirley Wallace, Hamilton, Ont.; sister, Ida Cloutier, Sydney; brothers, Henry, Robert, Ontario; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by sisters, Etta, Effie, Ruby, Patsy; brother, Donald. There will be no visitation. Private family service under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel, Tuesday, in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Rev. Robert Lyle officiating. Donations to any charity.
MADER, Daniel Joseph
MADER, Daniel Joseph - 54, Sydney Mines. died November 5, 1999. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late Stanley and Rose (Troke) Mader. Surviving are his companion, Irene; daughter, Kimberly, Japan; brothers, Stan, Sydney; Francis, Westville; sisters, Helen, Toronto; Betty Paruch, Sydney; many nieces and nephews. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in Immaculate Heart Church, George Street, Sydney, Rev. Gary MacPherson officiating.
MATTINSON, Guy M.
MATTINSON, Guy M. - 71, Little River, Cumberland Co., died Sunday, November 7, 1999 at his home in Little River.Born in Mount Pleasant, Cumberland Co., he was a son of the late Charles and Anne (Mills) Mattinson. He was a retired construction worker having worked with Municipal Paving for 12 years. Beside his wife, the former Cecelia Fraser, he is survived by sons, Sheldon and wife Maxine, Moncton N.B.; Guy and wife Connie, New Annan, Colchester Co.; Eddy and wife Anne, Victoria, B.C.; Eric and wife Oletta, Airdrie, Alta.; Joe and wife Marsha, Amherst; daughters, Barbara and husband Gary Burley, Truro; brother, Charlie, British Columbia; sisters, Greta May, Stulz, B.C.; Amy Mattinson, Amherst and Sadie Dickie, Amherst; 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brother, Clinton. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 9, from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 2 p.m., both in MacDiarmid's Funeral Home, 5075 Main St., Oxford, Rev.Kevin Smith officiating. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Donations to Mount Pleasant Cemetery would be appreciated.
MORINE, Sydney Max
MORINE, Sydney Max - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp, Oshawa, Ont., on November 7, 1999. Sydney in his 72nd year. Predeceased by his loving wife, Beatrice; loving mom, Annie Pettis; brother, Nelson. Beloved partner of Viola Carr. Fondly remembered by Edward and Joan Hubley and his many other cousins. Resting at The Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King St. E. Oshawa, Ont. Visitation on Tuesday November 9, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Wednesday, November 10, at 2 p.m. Cremation at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of Canada would be appreciated.