McGEE, Raelene Hazel
McGEE, Raelene Hazel - 79, Tatamagouche, formerly of Truro, passed away October 19, 1999, in the Lillian Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche. Born in Wentworth, she was the daughter of the late William and Minnie (Corbett) Betts. She was a homemaker and worked at various grocery stores in the Truro area. She enjoyed bowling and golf, and was a former member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26, Truro. Surviving are her husband, John of 58 years; son, Ken (Randi), East Village, Colchester Co.; daughter, Theda Boyce, Tatamagouche; grandchildren, Geoff (Lynn) Boyce, Angela (Darren) Cameron, Dianna McGee, Johnathan McGee; six great-grandchildren; brother, Eugene "Red" (Betty), Greenfield, N.B. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Friday, in Coulter's Funeral Home, Tatamagouche. No memorial service by request. Family flowers only. Interment in Wentworth Cemetery. Donations to the IWK Grace Health Centre For Children.
MacEACHERN, Delores - 69, 74 Brown St., Sydney, died October 20, 1999, in the Cape Breton Regional Health Care Centre, Sydney. Born in Point Aconi she was a daughter of the late Louis and Helen "Ellen" (Quinn) Jessome. She was a member of St. Anthony Daniel Parish, and a member of the parish C.W.L. She was a faithful employee of St. Rita's Hospital for over 35 years, retiring in 1996. She did volunteer work with the Canadian Cancer Society and the C.W.L. Surviving are son, Duncan H., Sydney; sisters, Theresa Serwatiuk, Sydney; Venita Power, Point Aconi; brothers, William "Bill", Sydney Forks; Stanley, Point Aconi; Blair, Point Aconi. She was predeceased by brothers, Francis, Louis. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday, in St. Anthony Daniel Church, Rev. D. MacDonald officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
CREELMAN, Edith L.
CREELMAN, Edith L. - 90, 478 Robie Street, Truro, died October 19, 1999, in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Truro, she was a daughter of the late Harry Adams and Wilanna (Archibald) Archibald. She was a retired school teacher having graduated from the Provincial Normal College in 1926. She taught elementary school for 28 years at Victoria and Douglas Street Schools, Truro. She was a member of the First United Church, and a life member of the U.C.W. Surviving are her daughter, Barbara (Borden) Taylor, Cobourg, Ont.; sons, Gordon (Donna), Burlington, Ont.; Franklyn (Carol), Ancaster, Ont.; brother, H. David Archibald, Mississauga, Ont.; sister, Florence Mingo, Tatamagouche; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Elmer in 1973; brothers, George, Gordon, Frank, sister, Helen. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, in First United Church, Truro, Rev. Bobby W. Fillier officiating. Burial to follow in Old Barns Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to First United Church. Reception to follow the memorial service, in First United Church Hall. Arrangements entrusted to the Colchester Community Funeral Home, Truro.
BURKE, Leo Godfrey
BURKE, Leo Godfrey - 49, 235 Alexander Street, Sydney, died October 20, 1999, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Sydney he was a son of the late Godfrey John and Alfreda Marie (Fougere) Burke. Surviving are sisters, Leona MacLean, Horne's Road; Janet Ryan, Sydney; Glenda Wainwright, Sydney; Elaine Gabriel, Dartmouth; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews. He was predeceased by brother, George; sister, Jean. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 9 a.m. Friday, in St. Theresa Church, Sydney. Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
ROSE, Bernard James "Bernie"
ROSE, Bernard James "Bernie" - 51, Pleasant Street, North Sydney, died October 20, 1999, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in North Sydney, he was a son of Cecilia (Woodfine) Rose, North Sydney, and the late Maurice Rose. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 8. He was employed most of his life as a welder. Surviving are his companion, Barbara MacDonald; daughter, Trini Lively, Petawawa, Ont.; son, Shawn, Guelph, Ont.; sisters, Cecilia McCrann, Ottawa; Anne LeBlanc, Point Aconi; brothers, Maurice, Montreal; Thomas, North Sydney; Patrick, Sydney. He was predeceased by sister, Ellen Jane, in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. Funeral 10 a.m. Friday, in St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney, Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney.
HILL, Glen Robert
HILL, Glen Robert - 58, the death occurred peacefully in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, October 20, 1999. He was a son of Patricia, Halifax, and the late Gerald Hill. At his side during his courageous battle were his friend Darlene along with Ann Marie and his children, Tracy and Craig. Glen also leaves to mourn brothers, Gary, Halifax; Wayne, Ontario. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street. Funeral 10 a.m. Friday, in St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Palliative Care Unit, V.G. Site.
JANES, Emma Elizabeth
JANES, Emma Elizabeth - The Cove Guest Home, formerly of Union Street, Sydney, died March 31, 2000, at the home. Born in Ingonish, she was the daughter of the late John Richard and Charlotte (Hardy) Janes. She was owner/operator of Emma's Dairy for over 40 years, Park Street. A member of Christ Anglican Parish, she was a 50- year member of Martha Rebekah Lodge. Surviving are nieces, Geraldine "Gerry" Janes, Westmount; Elfreda Fitzgerald, Sugarloaf, Victoria Co.; Jacqueline Smith, Collingwood, Cumberland Co. She was predeceased by brother, Benjamin; sister, Mabel; brother-in-law, Johnny LeDrew. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday in Christ Church, Rev. Lori Ramsey officiating. Burial in Hardwood Hill Cemetery. Donations to Buchanan Memorial Hospital, Neils Harbour or The Cove Guest Home Foundation.
LIVINGSTONE, Ronald Gilbert
LIVINGSTONE, Ronald Gilbert - 77, 110 Elm St., Springhill, Cumberland Co., died Saturday, April 1, 2000, in All Saints Hospital, Springhill. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late John Gilbert and Evelyn Margurite (Corkum) Livingstone. He served overseas during the Second World war and worked for Simpsons Sears for 22 years as well as having done radio and television repair for 25 years and working as a gas attendant at Carters Garage for 17 years. He enjoyed music, comedy, fiddling, fishing and neighbours, and his own children and grandchildren. He was a great storyteller and loved doing carpentry work. He is survived by his wife, the former Faye Gilbert; sons, Gary (Judy), Brookdale, Cumberland Co.; and Robert "Bob" (Angela), Riverview, N.B.; daughters, Marilyn (Brant) Hickman, Saint John, N.B.; Barbara (Ricky) Gould), Amherst; and Susan (Laurie) Wood, Moncton; brother, Reginald, Arizona; sisters, Kathleen Stewart, Great Village; June Hyndman, Collingwood; 12 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Ralph. Memorial service will take place on Tuesday, April 4, at 2 p.m. in A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Harry Munro officiating. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity would be appreciated.
MASON, Tyler Stephen Christopher
MASON, Tyler Stephen Christopher - 5, Dartmouth, died April 1, 2000, in the IWK Grace Health Centre. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Gail Mason and John Beaudin. Surviving are sister, Hollie McDow and brother-in-law, Dartmouth; niece, Sydney; nephews, Bailey, Jared; uncles, Harry, Toronto; Garry, Halifax. He was predeceased by grandmother, "Nanna" Noreen McDonald. Memorial service 2 p.m. Tuesday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. James Haughan officiating. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Donations to IWK Grace Foundation.
RICHARDS, Joyce Elizabeth
RICHARDS, Joyce Elizabeth - 75, Tideview Terrace, Digby, formerly of Bear River, died March 31, 2000, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Toronto, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Dale) Richards. She was a lifetime member of Jarvis Street Baptist Church, Toronto. She worked at DoubleDay Canada and Eaton's of Canada for many years. Surviving are her close friend, Eva Rice, Bear River; two nieces; two nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Margaret, Eleanor, Dorothy. No visitation or flowers. Private burial in Digby Baptist Cemetery. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday in Bear River United Baptist Church, Bear River, Rev. Lloyd Stewart officiating.
THERIAULT, Sandra Louise
THERIAULT, Sandra Louise - 37, East Ferry, Digby Co., died April 1, 2000, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of Paul VanTassel and the late Edith (Hinxmen) VanTassel. She was a homemaker who enjoyed doing crafts, gardening and spending time with her family and friends. She was a devoted wife to her husband, Mark; loving mother to sons, Noah and Kaylen; sisters, Cathy Banks, Bear River; Paulette VanTassel, Digby; brothers, Barry VanTassel, Weymouth; Bruce VanTassel, Digby; paternal grandfather, Roy VanTassel; five nieces and five nephews. She was predeceased by her paternal grandmother, Emily VanTassel; and maternal grandparents, Layton and Nell Hinxmen. Visitation will be today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Digby United Baptist Church, Rev. Leon Langille will officiate with burial in the Hillcrest Cemetery, Little River. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Family flowers only.
SOPHOCLEOUS (Higgins), Margaret
SOPHOCLEOUS (Higgins), Margaret - 69, 358 Newlands Ave., Sydney, died March 31, 2000, at home. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late James and Catherine (Murphy) Higgins. She was a member of Sydney Lioness Club, Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12, and the Old CNR Pensioners' Bowling League. She volunteered her time to the Canadian Cancer Society and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Surviving are her husband, Harry; sons, Dino, Ben Eoin; Andrew, Bedford; daughters, Dianna MacDougall, Cornwall, Ont.; Maria, Sydney; Melina MacLeod, Sydney; brothers, William, Glace Bay; John, Detroit; Peter, Garvie, Toronto; sisters, Ellen Bird, Toronto; Annabelle Thomson, Glace Bay; a sister-in-law; special sister, Isabell Musial, Glace Bay; numerous relatives; five grandchildren. She was predeceased by sister, Janet; brothers, James, Andrew, Patrick, Alex. Funeral 11 a.m. today in St. Joseph's Church, Reserve Mines, Rev. Ray Huntley officiating, assisted by Rev. Leo Boone. Burial in Forest Haven Cemetery. Donations to Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Cancer Unit, Palliative Care or the VON. Arrangements entrusted to V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay.
CHISHOLM, Gwen - 38, Ohio, Antigonish Co., died April 1, 2000, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of Gertie (MacDonald) and the late Jackie Chisholm. Gwen attended St. Joseph and Antigonish Regional High Schools. She was formerly employed at the Philatelic Centre in Antigonish. She was a member of the Canadian Paraplegic Association and St. Joseph's Parish. Surviving are brothers, Michael (Michelle), Ohio; Johnny (Beverly), Ohio; Jimmy, Calgary; Donald (Ann Marie), Ohio; Lawrence, Ohio; sisters, Judy Cameron (Walter), Purl Brook; Joan, Antigonish; Bonita (John), St. Josephs; Mary MacInnis (David), Kuwait; cousins, Marguerite, Joan, Doug and Dan; many nieces and nephews; one grandniece and one grandnephew. She was predeceased by sister, Mary Catherine, in infancy; brother, Gabriel. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in MacIsaac Funeral Home, 61 Pleasant St., Antigonish. Funeral mass 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Church, St. Josephs, Antigonish Co., Rev. Daniel MacLennan officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Paraplegic Association.
THORNHILL, Mark James "Mickey"
THORNHILL, Mark James "Mickey" - 37, Surrey, B.C., formerly of Eastern Passage, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2000, in Surrey Memorial Hospital. Born on September 6, 1962, in Halifax, he was a son of Lloyd Frank Thornhill, Vancouver, B.C., and Linda Thimot (Murphy), Eastern Passage; stepson of the late Alphonse Thimot (Eastern Passage). He is survived by his son, Mark, Dartmouth; sister, Lisa Hume and niece, Nicole, Eastern Passage. He is also survived by his grandmother, Jane Thornhill, Vancouver; and several aunts, uncles and cousins, all of Dartmouth. He was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Raymond and Eileen Murphy; and aunt, Geraldine Bernard (Dartmouth); grandfather, Waldamare Thornhill; and uncle, Earl Thornhill (Vancouver). Cremation took place in Vancouver. A graveside service will be held for family and close friends at a later date.
BOUDREAU, Clarence J.
BOUDREAU, Clarence J. - 68, Mavillette, Digby Co., died April 1, 2000. Born in Mavillette, he was a son of the late Frank and Martine (Comeau) Boudreau. He was a boat builder all of his working life and a volunteer fireman for the Meteghan Fire Department for over 25 years. He enjoyed volunteering his time for St. Alphonse Parish. Surviving are his wife, Bernice; sons, Claude, Mavillette; Brian, Quincy, Mass.; daughter, Jean Pouliot, Lower Sackville; brother, Alfred, Mavillette; sisters, Emma Foley, Mavillette; Therese Gaudet, Hamilton, Ont.; Yvonne Deveau, Pauline Deveau, Salmon River; Lucille Steadman, Bridgewater; two granddaughters; many nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by brother, Clovis; an infant sister. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Alphonse Roman Catholic Church, St. Alphonse, Rev. Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to any charity.