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NOVA SCOTIA - Halifax - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 92

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Date: Monday, 27 June 2016, at 6:40 p.m.

ORR, Frank A.
ORR, Frank A. - In loving memory of a very special husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, who passed away April 3, 1980.
Twenty years have passed away, but memories of you have not.
Ever remembered, ever loved, wife, Anorah, son, Jim, daughters, Donna and Bonnie, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

OWENS, Cora and Ralph
OWENS - In loving memory of our Mom, Cora Owens, who passed away April 3, 1997; and our Dad, Ralph Owens, who passed away April 14, 1976.
Today recalls the memory Of two loved ones gone to rest,
And those who think of them today Are those who loved them best.
Alive we surely loved you And in death we love you too,
No one could ever imagine How we miss the two of you.
If roses grow in Heaven, Lord Please pick a bunch for us,
Place them in our parents arms, And tell them they're from us.
Forever loved and sadly missed by their eleven children and families.

WOODWORTH, KENNETH
WOODWORTH, KENNETH - December 27, 1922 - April 3, 1995
It's been 5 long years since you left us,
Your presence is ever near, And your love remains with us.
Sadly missed by Tracey, Claudine, Hazel and families.

CASTELLARIN (Cigolotti), Evelina
CASTELLARIN (Cigolotti), Evelina - 87, died peacefully on March 27, 2000, in Italy. She had resided in Halifax and returned to Italy shortly after the death of her husband, Silvio. She was a daughter of the late Rosalia (Borean) and Giobatta Cigolotti. She was the last of her brothers and sisters. She is survived by her son, Ennio and his wife Donna and grandchildren, Anthony and Anna-Marie; several sisters-in-law; numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial mass in scheduled for April 15, 10 a.m. in St. Agnes parish in Halifax, Archbishop James Hayes officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall.

MOSHER, Percy Bruce
MOSHER, Percy Bruce - 57, Caldwell Road, Dartmouth, passed away April 9, 2000, in the Dartmouth General Hospital after a heroic battle with cancer. Born September 14, 1942, in Halifax, he was a son of the late Wilson Wesley and Margaret Kathleen (Craig) Mosher. He was a painter by trade working for various contractors throughout the years. Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Dianne (Pennell); daughter, Dolly (Murray); sons, Bruce (Jennifer), Halifax; Derek, at home; Ryan (Pamela), Dartmouth; sisters, Susan Jenkins, Halifax; Vera Umlah, Kaye Neary, Joyce (Art) Casey, Darlene (John) Peach, all of Dartmouth; brother, Buddy, Alberta; special son-in-law, Bruce Amirault. He was a very special "Papa" to Wesley, Laura (Lou), Leah, Angie Pearl and Brandon; several nieces and nephews; numerous friends. He was predeceased by brothers, George, Wilson and Kenny; sisters, Margaret and Jessie; special in-laws, Albert and Margaret Pennell. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, Robie St., Halifax. Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, in the chapel, Rev. Gus Pendalton officiating. Cremation to follow. Private burial in Fairview. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice.

MAILMAN, James Francis
MAILMAN, James Francis - 52, Main-a-dieu, died April 9, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Liscomb, Guysborough Co., he was a son of the late Ellsworth and Ada Winnifred (Mailman) Mailman. He was a member of MacMillan Memorial United Church, Catalone. He was self employed as a lobster fisherman for 35 years. He served on the board of Directors of the Main-a-dieu Credit Union for 16 years and was Secretary of the Main-a-dieu Harbour Authority. His spare time was spent hunting and woodworking. Surviving are are his wife, Cathy (Kennedy); son, Billy, at home; sisters, Hilda Rudolph, Kentville; Louise Baggs, Glace Bay; Dorothy MacKinnon, Glace Bay; Ivy Wadden, Main-a-dieu; Martha Timmons, Main-a-dieu; Sheila MacMillan, Rose Glidhill, Ruth Butts, Catalone; Gertie Moore, Louisbourg; brothers, Albert, Main-a-dieu; Wilfred, Glace Bay; Lorence, Main-a-dieu; Jeff, Main-a-dieu; multitude of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his infant sisters, Ruth, Lucy; brother, Harvey. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in Immaculate Conception Parish, Main-a-dieu. Funeral 11 a.m. today, in First United Church, Main St., Louisbourg, Rev. Clayton Austin officiating under the direction of W.A. Chant Funeral Home, Louisbourg. Burial in Lockend Cemetery.

KNOX, Robert Douglas
KNOX, Robert Douglas - 50, Sydney, died suddenly in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Rexton, N.B., he was a son of Douglas and Euella (McFee) Knox. He was the Retail Manager of Kmart, By Way and Invit Co-op, Baffin Island. He loved the outdoors and was an amateur mineral explorer and very community minded. Surviving besides his parents are his spouse, Meeka; their son, Ben, Baffin Island' daughter, Laurie, Sydney; son, Scott Robert, Winnipeg; brothers, Michael, Halifax; Steven, Burton, N.B.; Ronald, Lower Sackville; Jeffery, Vancouver; sisters, Julia, St. John, N.B.; Betty, Fort McMurray, Alta.; and their families, best friend, Jeff Peyton, Baffin Island. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Halifax Regional Crematorium. A memorial service will take place at a later date in Sydney. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada.

WENTZELL, Ralph Leon
WENTZELL, Ralph Leon - 52, Branch LaHave, died April 10, 2000, at home. Born in Bridgewater, he was a son of Dorothy (Lohnes) Wentzell, Branch LaHave and the late Jason Wentzell. Surviving are his wife, Beverly (Wagner); sons, Cary, Bridgewater; Craig, Berwick; daughter, Nicole, Dayspring; two grandchildren; brothers, Blair, Jerry, Beverley; Darrell; sisters, Linda, Laverne, Lillian, Carolee, Bonnie; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother, Sterling. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Bridgewater. Funeral 3 p.m. Thursday, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Bridgewater, Bishop Herbert Seymour officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Branch LaHave. No flowers by request. Donations to the home or any charity.

BERNASCONI, Dorothy Elizabeth
BERNASCONI, Dorothy Elizabeth - 9 Church St., Truro, passed away Monday, April 10, 2000, in the Colchester Regional Hospital. Born September 25, 1914 in Truro, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and May (Squires) Saunders. She was a member of the St. John's Anglican Church, Truro. She is survived by her daughter, Laurel (Clifford) Seibel, Gloucester, Ont.; son, William (Margaret), Truro; grandchildren, Andrea and Aaron Bernasconi and Leslie and Christopher Seibel; brother, Frederick. She was predeceased by her husband, Sidney; sisters, Florence, Lillian and Maude; brothers, Alfred and Frank. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m., in St. John's Anglican Church, Church St., Truro. Burial will be in Terrace Hill Cemetery, Truro at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or any charity.

RUGGLES, Barbara Marie
RUGGLES, Barbara Marie - 65, Weymouth North, Digby Co., passed away on April 10, 2000, in the Digby General Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Bear River, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late, Emdon and Dolly (Rice) Frost. She was a long-time member of The Rebekah Lodge Olive Branch, and a member of St. Peter's Anglican Church, Weymouth North, where she was a member of the church council for many years. She was a volunteer with The Canadian Cancer Society for over 20 years and worked with patients in patient services. She is survived by her husband, Jack; daughters, Rebecca (Mrs. Charles White), Weymouth; Dawn (Mrs. Michael Johnston), Trenton, Ont.; Karen Ruggles, Dartmouth; son, Jim and his wife Janice, Stoney Creek, Ont.; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Ann Brown, Bear River; Nancy Shipley, Palm Beach; Flda.; brothers, David Frost, Bear River; Leslie Frost, Digby; many nieces and nephews. Family flowers only. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Weymouth North, Rev. Jane Clattenburg officiating, with burial in the parish cemetery. Donations can be made to The Canadian Cancer Society or to St. Peter's Anglican Church Memorium Fund.

SCHENK, Paul Edward
SCHENK, Paul Edward - Born February 29, 1937 in Stratford, Ont., he died peacefully at home on April 10, 2000, surrounded by his wife and two daughters. In 1963 he earned a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin and joined the Department of Geology at Dalhousie University. At the time of his retirement in 1997, he was a respected Carnegie Professor in the renamed Department of Earth Sciences. Paul's dedication to undergraduate teaching was legendary, and his long and distinguished research career legitimately earned him a world-wide reputation. Over the intervening years since his 1971 provocative benchmark publication entitled "Southeastern Atlantic Canada, Northwestern Africa and Continental Drift" many subsequent papers strengthened his earlier conclusions which, with characteristic courage, he constantly challenged. Even after retirement and throughout his lengthy illness with ALS, he continued to work on his academic research, preparing his final papers for publication. Over the years the hallway to his office and lecture room was a well-worn path for students, visitors and tonnes of rock. Paul embraced challenge and his spirit of adventure led him to complete the Halifax marathon, trek up Mount Everest and, with his wife and daughters, circumnavigate the globe in a VW microbus. A man of many talents, he was equally at ease and engaged whether his hands were on a geological hammer, a camera, a leash, a tiller, or a violin bow. He enriched the lives of all who knew him and will be sadly missed immensely, most especially by his wife and best friend, Margot, and their daughters, Margaret and Catherine. Paul is survived by his wife of 40 years, Margot Ellen Hurd; daughters, Margaret, Halifax; Catherine, Glasgow, Scotland; son-in-law, Duncan Ross; grandchildren, Margaret and Archibald Paul, all in Scotland; sisters, Elizabeth (Mrs. Leonard Johnson), London, Ont.; and Anne (Mrs. Ernest Zarzour), Windsor, Ont.; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Emerson and Helen (Hanna). Cremation has taken place. The family invites friends and colleagues to join in a celebration of Paul's life to be held in the Cameron Room, Howe Hall, 6230 Coburg Rd., at the corner of LeMarchant St., Halifax on Friday, April 14, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tributes to begin at 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ALS Society of Canada.

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