BREWER, Eunice Marion
BREWER, Eunice Marion - 81, died April 9, 2000, in the Halifax Rehabilitation Center. Born in Ingonish, she was the daughter of the late William and Katherine Dupe. Surviving are her daughter, Amanda Brewer, Alliston, Ont.; sons, Edward, Toronto; William, Halifax; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas W. Brewer; son, Lenis. Cremation has taken place. Graveside committal 1 p.m. Friday, in Halifax Rehabilitation Center, Cole Harbour, Rev. George Mcgray officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Halifax County Rehabilitation Center.
NAZER, James Herbert
NAZER, James Herbert - 84, Halifax, died April 10, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late G. Percy and Grace (Haley) Nazer. He served during the Second World War as a gunner in the First Halifax Coast Regiment. He was an avid softball player, playing mostly on the Halifax commons as a pitcher of many years for Farmers Dairy. Surviving are daughters, Grace MacLeod, Halifax; Linda Vermettee, Duncan, B.C.; sons, Kenneth, Halifax; sisters, Dorothy, Helen, Mildred, Halifax; Marie, Toronto; brother, George, Halifax; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former, Doris Zinck; daughter, Joan; sisters, Edna, Grace, Barbara. Funeral arrangements incomplete and are under the direction of Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home.
DeMONE, Gregory Cyril
DeMONE, Gregory Cyril - 50, Lunenburg, died Monday, April 10, 2000, in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Bridgewater, he was the son of Aileen (Hebb) DeMone and the late Cyril DeMone. Greg joined the family business, DeMone's Monuments Ltd. in 1967, eventually buying the business in 1977. He owned and operated this company for 33 years until his death. He was Atlantic Canada District Trustee for the Monument Builders of North America for three terms between 1994 and 2000. Greg was a founding member and Vice President of the Atlantic Canada Monument Builders Association. Greg also owned and operated D & M Quality Christmas Trees from 1974 until 1999. Greg was past president of the Lunenburg Jaycees and a member of the Canada J.C.I. Senate. He was a member and past president of the Lunenburg Sou'Westers, and was involved with the Easter Seal Campaign for the last 20 years. He was vice president of the Sunny Valley Cemetery Association and a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Lunenburg. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and travelling in his leisure time. He is survived by his companion, Elizabeth Fickes; sons, Cory and Jamie, both of Vancouver; Elizabeth's sons, Colin, Martin's River; Chris, Halifax. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, highway 3, Lunenburg. At the request of the family there will be no visitation. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday from Zion Lutheran Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Douglas Moore officiating. Interment will be in Sunny Valley Cemetery Centre. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Sunny Valley Cemetery Association, Fisherman's Memorial Monument Society, Zion Lutheran Church or any charity.
GILBERT, Sydney Douglas "Doug"
GILBERT, Sydney Douglas "Doug" - 72, Halifax, died April 10, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Montreal, he was a son of the late Samuel and Catherine (Heney) Gilbert. He served in Korea with The Royal Canadian Army. Surviving are daughter, Janis Geraldine Patrick; son, Douglas Sydney Jr., Halifax; sister, Margaret Gilbert Goatcher, Whitby, Ont.; brothers, Ian, Toronto; Hamlin, Montreal. He was predeceased by his brothers, William, Franklin, Clifford. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., where funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday. Burial in Fort Massey Cemetery.
McDOWELL, Della Beatrice
McDOWELL, Della Beatrice - 93, Halifax, died April 10, 2000, in Halifax. Born in Winnipeg, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Wright. As a young woman she worked for The Hudson Bay Company. She was an avid gardener and craftswoman. She was a member of Riverview United Church, Winnipeg; The Royal Winnipeg Ballet Auxiliary, Manitoba Craft Guild, among others. Surviving are daughter, Marilyn McDowell, Halifax; son, Robert McDowell, Vancouver; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by three brothers; four sisters; great-granddaughter, Colleen. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Funeral at a later date in Winnipeg.
FAULKNER, Ella May
FAULKNER, Ella May - 91, Lower Economy, passed away Monday, April 10, 2000, in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Five Islands, she was a daughter of the late William E. and Mary Jane (Ellis) Alkern. She is survived by her son, Everett (Phyllis), Lower Economy; grandchildren, Debbie (George) Andrews; George (Sue) and Greg (Sherri); great-grandchildren, Danny, Amy, Stephen and Beth, all of Dartmouth; sister, Madaline Fulton, Bass River. She was predeceased by her husband, Chester; sisters, Beulah, Gladys, Della and Edna MacBurnie; brothers, Leslie and Kenneth. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday in the Economy Cemetery, Rev. Donald MacQueen officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Economy United Church or the Economy Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Colchester Community Funeral Home, Truro.
MATTHEWS, Henrietta - 81, Sydney Mines, died April 11, 2000, in the Northside General Hospital. Born in Sydney Mines, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Margaret (Guy) Bonnar. She was a member of Trinity Anglican Church, Sydney Mines. Surviving are daughters, Shirley Harrietha, North Sydney, with whom she resided; Gloria Barns, Sydney Mines; son, Lawrence, Sydney; sisters, Lovie, Jennie, Missie, Lorraine; brother, Lemmie Bonnar; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Willard in 1992; daughter, Gladys Haggett; grandson, Calvin Harrietha; sisters, Margaret, Jessie; brother, Sylvie. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, in G.R. Francis & Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Funeral 3 p.m. Thursday, in Trinity Anglican Church, Sydney Mines, Rev. Brenda Drake MacDonald officiating. Burial in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.
RING, Agnes Virginia
RING, Agnes Virginia - Victoria Beach, Annapolis Co., died April 10, 2000, in the Annapolis Community Health Centre, Annapolis Royal. Born in South Nictaux, she was a daughter of the late William and Harriet (Schofield) Connell. She was a member of the Nictaux United Baptist Church for many years. Surviving are sisters, Ardith McGrath, Victoria Beach; Eleanor Lloyd, Ottawa; brother, Everett, Nictaux; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Wallace; brothers, Gordon, Russell; sister, Marjorie. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. No memorial service by request. Private family committal 2 p.m. Friday, in Victoria Beach Cemetery. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity.
MacLENNAN, Roderick Ward
MacLENNAN, Roderick Ward - 63, South Bar, passed away peacefully, April 9, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. He was a son of the late Gladys and Rod MacLennan, (South Bar). Ward is survived by his wife, Louise (Cossitt); children, Glenda Cornelson, Winnipeg; Shauna McElhinney (Ray), Sydney; Michelle Cordeiro (Paul), Sydney; Stephen MacLennan (Susan), Petwawa; Dana MacLennan, Berwick; Stephanie Riggs (Stephen), Vancouver; special daughter, Laurenda Spears, Berwick; sisters, Elizabeth Tolan, Janet Weiland, both of Sydney; eight grandchildren. Ward MacLennan was school bus driver for 23 years and a member of the South Bar Volunteer Fire Deapartment. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel, in Trinity United Church, Rev. Donald MacDonald officiating. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or palliative care would be appreciated.
MacDONALD, C. Bruce
MacDONALD, C. Bruce - 51, Amber Dr., Sydney Mines, died April 10, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in North Sydney, he was a son of Clifford "Chip" MacDonald, Hunters Mountain, and the late Evelyn (Feltmate) MacDonald. After completing high school, he attended St. Francis Xavier University, Sydney Campus for one year, followed by a two year program at N.S.I.T. in Halifax graduating with his Medical Laboratory Technologist diploma. He was employed with the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney until retiring in 1985 due to illness. He was a member of the Canadian Medical Laboratory Technologist, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the N.S. and P.E.I. Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), and a former member of the North Sydney Kinsmen Club. He will also be remembered as a talented musician and drummer in several rock bands on the Northside over the years. Surviving are his wife, the former Jane Rose; daughter, Stephanie (Moffat) Fraser, Thorold, Ont.; son, Christopher, Halifax; three grandchildren; sisters, Judy MacDonald, Linda MacIver. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Memorial service 3 p.m. Thursday, in St. Matthew Wesley United Church, Rev. David Luker officiating. Burial of ashes in Lakeside Cemetery. Donations to St. Matthew Wesley United Church, Canadian Diabetes Association or the Dialysis Unit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
MYATT, Evelyn Lucy
MYATT, Evelyn Lucy - 88, Little Dover, occurred Monday, April 10, 2000, in the Canso Seaside Manor. Born in Little Dover, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Lillian (Casey) Bouchie. She was a member of St. Agnes Parish, Little Dover. Surviving are daughters, Gloria (Mrs. James Barry), Beatrice (Mrs. Winslow Horne), both of Little Dover; Vera (Mrs. Arthur Goodman), Bridgewater; Sylvia (Mrs. Richard Hawboldt), Bernadette, both of New Glasgow; sons, Bertram, Antigonish; Harvey, Aberdeen; William "Bill", Westville; Bernard, Panama City, Fla.; David, Canso; 34 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald A.; sons, Donald, Fred; brothers, William, Howard, Herman, Roy. Visitation 2-9 p.m. today in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Agnes Church, Little Dover, Rev. Daniel Boudreau officiating. Burial in parish cemetery.
SMITH, Shirley Patricia
SMITH, Shirley Patricia - 52, Dartmouth, passed away April 10, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Lawrence Cleveland, Truro, and the late Patty (DeWolfe) Cleveland. She worked at Oceanview Manor for many years, in Dietary Services. Her life was her family and she especially enjoyed spending time with her grandson. She was a wonderful mother, special grandmother and will be remembered as a friend to all. Surviving are her daughter, Wendy; son-in-law, Raymond Harnish, Lawrencetown; brother, William Cleveland, Halifax; and the apple of her eye, her grandson, Zackery. She was predeceased by her husband, Ronald Smith. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors 7-9 p.m. today, April 12, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where the funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 13, Rev, Marion Lloy officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, with a reception to follow in the funeral home. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the IWK Children's Hospital.
PROUSE, Nicholas John "Nick"
PROUSE, Nicholas John "Nick" - 51, Boutiliers Point, died April 8, 2000, in the New Halifax, Infirmary, QEII. He was a son of Hilda Kathleen (Cracknell) Prouse, Charlottetown and the late George J.B. "Bill" Prouse. Nick was born and raised in Toronto, received a degree in marine biology from University of Guelph and in 1971 moved to Nova Scotia. He was employed with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography where his research involved studying the effects of contaminants on marine life. Nick was an avid naturalist who enjoyed canoeing, camping and wildlife, particularly frogs and turtles. He shared his love of the outdoors with his family and friends, especially at his cottage at Molega Lake. Nick was a loving husband and father. He will be sadly missed by family, brothers and friends. Nick is survived by his wife, Marie Kettle; daughter, Brigid; son, Brendan, both at home; brothers, Rodney, Perkinsfield, Ont.; Christopher (Margaret), Charlottetown; Martin (Erin), Ottawa. Funeral today at 11:30 a.m. in St. James Church, Boutiliers Point, Rev. Mark Marshall officiating, under the direction of Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home. Interment in St. James Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society for research on esophageal cancer or a charity of choice.
BOUTILIER, Joseph E.
BOUTILIER, Joseph E. - 78, 25 King St., Florence, formerly of Alder Point, died April 10, 2000, in the Northside General Hospital. Born in Alder Point, he was a son of the late John and Isabean (O'Toole) Boutilier. He was a member of St. Stephen's Parish, Florence. He was a veteran serving overseas in the Second World War. Surviving are his wife, Pamela (Davies), formerly of England; sons, Raymond, Alder Point; Michael, Margaree; John, Cambridge, Ont.; Brian, Guelph, Ont.; Martin, Toronto; daughters, Carol Matheson, St. Catharine's, Ont.; Sandra Gear, Mill Creek; Anne Marie Powers, Sydney Mines; Joan MacDonald, Scotch Lake; Carinia MacLean, Point Aconi; 21 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy MacNeil, Miners Memorial Manor, Sydney Mines. He was predeceased by his daughter, Catherine; brothers, Johnnie, Raymond; sisters, Eva, Evelyn, Mildred, Maggie, Mary. No visitation. Memorial mass 10 a.m. today in St. Stephen's Church, Florence, Rev. A.D. Campbell officiating. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Bras d'Or. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Cape Breton Palliative Care or St. Stephens Church, Florence. Arrangements are under the direction of G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines.