THERIAULT, Geraldine M.
THERIAULT, Geraldine M. - Dartmouth, passed away December 14, 1999, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Dartmouth, she was a daughter of Mrs. Hattie Short (Leslie) and the late Gerald Short. She had recently retired from Air Canada, where she worked for 30 years as a customer service agent in baggage handling at Lester B. Pearson Airport, Toronto. She enjoyed sports, particularly tennis, and was a member at Club Meadowvale, Toronto, the Air Atlantic Tennis Center and the Waegwoltic Club, Halifax. She had a special love of animals, especially her dog Phoebe. She is survived by her daughter, Tracy Theriault, Mississauga; son, Paul, Mississauga; sister, Lyndell Hornby (Mike), Dartmouth; and a niece and nephew, Lise and Mark Hornby. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, in Christ Church, Ochterloney St., Dartmouth, Rev. Cathy Lee Cunningham officiating. Burial at a later date in Christ Church Cemetery. Family flowers only by request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
DAIGLE, Alfred "Alf"
DAIGLE, Alfred "Alf" - 72, Dartmouth, passed away suddenly December 13, 1999, in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Kouchibouquac, N.B., he was a son of the late Thomas and Delphine (Daigle) Daigle. He was a barber for many years at I.J. Horne and was employed with the Department of Highways and as a custodian with the Dartmouth District School Board until he retired. His favourite pastime was to be outdoors hunting with his sons and his dogs, Willie and Waylon. He loved a good joke and having fun with his family and grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Dora (Richard) and children, Thomas and wife Sherri, Cole Harbour; Rosemarie Daigle-Boutilier, Cole Harbour; Shirley Gould and husband Gary, Fall River; Michael and wife Sandra, Enfield; Dennis, Dartmouth; sister, Stella Daigle, Rexton, N.B.; brothers, Joseph, Clarence, Leonard, Melvin; all of Richibucto, N.B. and James, Fredericton, N.B.; grandchildren, Anthony, Andrew and Adam Boutilier, Allan, Michelle and Charlene Daigle, Chelsea Gould and Jessica Daigle. He was predeceased by brother, Earl in infancy; sisters, Lena, Alma, Rita. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral mass will be celebrated 2 p.m. Thursday, in St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church (corner of Main and Caledonia, Dartmouth), Rev. Joseph MacKinnon officiating. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Family flowers only by request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or The Lung Association.
MACEACHERN, Ian Joseph
MACEACHERN - In loving memory of Ian Joseph MacEachern, who died December 12, 1984 in Hardwood Hills, Pictou Co.
"To everything there is a season
And a time to every purpose under the heaven." - Ecclesiastes 3:18
Remembered today and every day by father Allan and family. Thoughts are also with the Ponsfords.
MacFARLANE (Flemming), Blanche Eileen
MacFARLANE (Flemming), Blanche Eileen - 67, Halifax, died peacefully March 31, 2000, in Northwood Centre. Born in Canso, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Florence (Ryan) Flemming. Blanche worked a brief time at the Telephone Company in Canso and was a devoted wife and mother of six. She was an active member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Halifax. Survived by daughters, Florence A. (Mrs. Douglas Gerrior), Halifax; Donna MacFarlane, Halifax; sons, Allen, Alberta; Robert "Bob", New Brunswick; William "Bill" and wife Susan Hume, Halifax; Andrew "Andy" and wife Sara King, Halifax; sisters, Sally Perkins, Amherst; Alice Milner, Chester Basin; grandson, Brandon MacFarlane. She was predeceased by husband, Ronald Allen; son, Joseph; brothers, James and George; sisters, Mae, Florence and companion, Joseph Murphy. Cremation has taken place. Family will receive visitors 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Memorial service will take place 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Russell St., Halifax, Rev. Albert Cosgrove officiating. Burial will take place in St. Ninians Cemetery, Antigonish at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. May Blanche live forever in our hearts and thoughts and stories we tell.
WANAMAKER, John Hastings
WANAMAKER, John Hastings - Unexpectedly at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington, on Thursday, March 30, 2000, at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Phyllis (Martin) for 52 years, loving father of Jane, Hamilton; and Glenn, Quebec City; He was predeceased by his parents, George D. Wanamaker and Edith L. (Breen); his brother, Laird; his sisters, Marion, Pauline and Arlyne; and his nephews, Douglas and Graham. Leaves brother-in-law, Kenneth (Pauline) Greaves; nephews, Robert (Maryjane) Wanamaker, Boston; Edward (Karen) Greaves, Edmonton; Bob (Patsy) and Rusty (Cathy) Martin, Gananoque; and Don (Eleanor) Martin, Brampton; several grand-nieces and nephews in the Martin, Wanamaker and Greaves families. Born in Montreal, he served in the Second World War as an RCAF Sgt. from 1941-45. He worked for many years for Northern Electric (Nortel) in Montreal, and was a dedicated community volunteer and coach with Patricia Park Community Association in NDG. For his work, he was named Father of the Year. Later in Halifax, he worked with Harris and Roome Lighting, retiring in 1984. A memorial service was held on Sunday, April 2, at 2 p.m. in Dodsworth and Brown Funeral Home, Burlington Chapel, 2241 New St. (at Drury Lane) Burlington, Ont. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy to The Lung Association or the Multiple Sclerosis Society would be appreciated by the family.
TANNER, Audrey Margaret
TANNER, Audrey Margaret - 74, Northwood Nursing Home, Halifax, passed away Friday March 31, 2000. Born in Halifax, she was a beloved daughter of the late James and Jean (Boutilier) Power. Audrey was a retired clerk of the Base Comptroller, Stadacona. She was a devout parishioner of St. Joseph's and St. Pius X. She was the devoted wife of the late Gerald Frederick Tanner; cherished sister of Sharyn (Ivan Phillips), Ottawa; and Dorothy (late Shyamal Guha), Montreal; loving stepmother of Kim (Brian Power), Toronto; Bonnie (Myles McCormick), Alan (Lilla), Bryan (Doreen) and Michael (Susan), all of Halifax; grandmother of Sara and Joseph, Leanne and Kyle, Lisa and Mark, Jaclyn and Will; adored aunt of Sharyn's sons, Matthew, Christopher, Michael and Alexander Lawrence, Ottawa; great-aunt of Nicholas and Kiefe Lawrence; Dorothy's children, Rabi, Natalie, Julia, and Linda; grand-aunt of Scott; dear cousin and special friend of Doris (Robert Morehouse), Halifax. Visitation today from 7-9 p.m. in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., Halifax. Funeral mass Tuesday, April 4, at 10 a.m. in St. Pius X Church, Fairview. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Special thanks to all those who cared for Audrey during her lengthy illness.
ELWOOD, John Thomas Sr. "Jack"
ELWOOD, John Thomas Sr. "Jack" - 75, Dartmouth, passed away March 31, 2000, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Peter and Ethel Elwood. During the war Jack sailed to the Caribbean and overseas as a merchant mariner after which he worked at HMC Dockyard until his retirement which he enjoyed for the last 20 years. He is survived by sons, Rick and Pat, Dartmouth; sister, Marion (Field), Ostrea Lake. Grampy Jack will be missed by grandchildren, Melissa, Luke, Timmy, Tony; great-grandchild, Noah. He was predeceased by wife, Alice (Staples); son, John Thomas Jr. "Jackie"; brother, Peter (Ontario). Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Graveside service will be held 10:30 a.m. today in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Donations may be made to Nova Scotia Association for Community Living.
KILEY, Helen Marion
KILEY, Helen Marion - 74, Dartmouth, passed away March 31, 2000, in Oakwood Terrace. Born in Halfway Cove, Guysborough Co., she was a daughter of the late Austin and Hazel (Davis) George. She was a member of the Anglican Church Women and treasurer of the Tangier Deanery Association. She was a member of the Canadian Cancer Society and served as a general in the annual April Residential Campaign for many years. She is survived by sons, Daniel and wife Judith, Fall River; Robert Austin and wife Maureen, Prescott, Ont.; brother, Lloyd George and wife Winnifred, Halifax; sister, Edna Conrod, Hamilton, Ont.; six grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband James; son, Lloyd; infant daughter; sisters, Jean Hendsbee, Goldie, Laura; brothers, Earl, Kingston (who died in the Second World War), Ralston. Funeral 1 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Dr. Jody Clarke officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Oakwood Terrace.
NUNN, John Clyde "Jack"
NUNN, John Clyde "Jack" - 64, Pembroke, Hants Co., passed away peacefully, March 31, 2000, at home. Born July 4, 1935, in Summerville, he was a son of the late George Benjamin and Sadie Gertrude (Armstrong-Benedict) Nunn. Jack was a Marine Electrician employed with the Department of National Defence, Halifax, for 37 years before retiring in 1991. He was an active member of the Grace United Church in Walton, and a member of the Hants County Woodlot Owners Association. He loved gardening, music, woodworking and loved being in and around the woods but most of all he loved spending time with his family and enjoying his grandchildren. He is survived by beloved wife, Linda (Wilcox); son, Stephen (Clare McCarthy), Brooklyn, Hants Co.; daughters, Heather (Stephen Cooper), Lower Sackville; Sharon (Scott Ogilvie), Summerville; grandchildren, Ashley, Katelyn, Emily, Madison and Samuel; brothers, Gordon (Margaret) Benedict, Summerville; Darrell, Summerville; Delbert (Ann), Scotch Village; Lawrence (Dona-Lee), Pembroke; Thomas, Truro; Philip, Brooklyn; sisters, Betty (Gary) Lyon, Summerville; Gwendolyn (Lester) Rourke, Falmouth; mother-in-law, Mrs. Alma Wilcox, Pembroke. He was predeceased by sister, Linda, in infancy; father-in-law, John Wilcox. Cremation has taken place. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Grace United Church, Walton, Rev. Marilyn MacDonald officiating, assisted by Alex Mosher. Private family committal in Pembroke Cemetery, Pembroke. Following the committal, a reception for family and friends will be held in Walton Fire Hall, Walton. Donations to Grace United Church, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Walton Shore Fire Department (First Responders). Arrangements entrusted to J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Summerville.
SULLIVAN, Frederick Arthur
SULLIVAN, Frederick Arthur - 91, Halifax, passed away March 31, 2000, in the V G Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Vincent and Florence (Doyle) Sullivan. He retired from Canada Post in 1969 as area superintendent after 42 years service. He was a member of St. Catherine's Roman Catholic Church. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, the former Melinda May Purcell; daughter, Sheila Sullivan, Halifax; sons, Frederick David and wife Barbara, North Bay, Ont.; Arthur and wife Elaine, Brass Corner; Donald, Halifax; grandchildren, Arthur, Andrea, Michael, Elizabeth, Robert, James and Thomas; great-grandchildren, Micquel, Alyssa, Kylie. He was predeceased by son, Ivan "Duke"; brother, Thomas. No visiting by request. A memorial mass will be held 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in St. Catherine's Roman Catholic Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax.
McELMON, William C. "Billy"
McELMON, William C. "Billy" - 84, 123 Kendall Lane, Windsor, Hants Co., died March 31, 2000, in Kendall Heights Villa. Born December 29, 1915, in Dartmouth, he was a son of the late William and Merchis (Smith) McElmon. He was formerly employed with the Halifax Dockyards, he enjoyed playing cards and going to bingo. Surviving are sisters, Helen Boaz, Kitchener, Ont.; Elizabeth Wright, St. Mary's, Ont.; brother, Ralph McElmon, Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. No visitation or service by request. Urn burial at a later date in Dartmouth. Arrangements entrusted to Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King St., Windsor. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
ANNAND (Lapointe) (Creed), Helen
ANNAND (Lapointe) (Creed), Helen - 72, died April 1, 2000, in Toronto. She was a daughter of the late Cecil and Violet Annand (Truro). Surviving are Kirk Creed, Keltie Creed, Mardie (Creed) Serenity; four grandsons; sisters, Shirley Corkum, Halifax; Kaye Campbell, Oakville. She was predeceased by her second husband, Gabriel Lapointe. Cremation has taken place. Burial in Truro at a later date.
NAUFFTS, Gerald Durnham
NAUFFTS, Gerald Durnham - 55, Grand Desert, Halifax Co., died April 1, 2000, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Woodside, he was a son of the late Gordon and Agatha (McKay) Nauffts. He was a self-employed fisherman. He was a member of the Eastern Shore Wilderness Association. Surviving are son, James, West Chezzetcook; daughters, Lisa Knight, West Chezzetcook; Annette MacDougall, Ottawa; brother, Russell, Woodside; sister, Hilda Gmyz, Woodside; granddaughter, Felisha. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Cole Harbour. There will be no visitation by request. Memorial service will be at a a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Eastern Shore Wilderness Association.
FRASER, Raymond Edgar
FRASER, Raymond Edgar - 81, 25 Belmont Ave., Stellarton, formerly of Lorne, died April 1, 2000, at home. Born in Westville, he was a son of the late Allister and Margaret Jane (MacDonald) Fraser. He grew up and went to school in Lorne. He was employed with the CNR where he worked as a fireman and a driver. He was a veteran of the Second World War. He had been a resident of Stellarton for the past 20 years. Surviving are his wife, the former Patricia Harris, Stellarton; two daughters. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Stallard; a son. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation by his request. Memorial service 2 p.m. Tuesday in H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton, Rev. Sydney Mifflen officiating. Burial in St. Columba Cemetery, Hopewell. Donations to any charity.