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NOVA SCOTIA - Halifax - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 95

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Date: Monday, 27 June 2016, at 6:42 p.m.

SWINEMAR - In loving memroy of Mom, Faye E., who passed away on April 12, 1992.
Never more than a thought away, Quietly remembered every day.
Sadly missed, Mickey, Doug and family.

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, Lunenburg 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. Besides his mother, 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 in 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.

ROSSONG, Fred Charles
ROSSONG, Fred Charles - 68, Somers Road, Antigonish, died April 11, 2000, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital. Born in Hazel Hill, Guysborough Co., he was a son of the late John and Blanche (Casey) Rossong. He was a dry waller and painter by trade having worked for Lenargo Construction, New Glasgow and Gottschall's Painting Contractors, Antigonish. He was an avid bowler and a proud member of Alcoholics Anonymous for the past 16 years. He was also an avid fan of the popular group "Newfie Fever". He is survived by his wife, the former Lorraine Pettipas; sons, Ronnie, James (Jean), John; daughters, Ann (Walter) Swallow, Donna (Raymond) MacLellan; 11 grandchildren, all of Antigonish; brothers, Jimmy, Canso; Francis (Mary), Antigonish; Bobby, Hazel Hill; sisters, Mary (Colin) MacIsaac, Boston; Kaye MacPherson, West River, Antigonish Co.; Theresa (Syd) Dewar, Sault Ste Marie, Ont. He was predeceased by brothers, John Jr., Hughie; sisters, Sophie Gottschall, a sister in infancy; grandson, Eldon; brother-in-law, Ackie MacPherson. Visitation will be from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Friday in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish. Funeral will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Rev. Will MacPherson officiating. Burial in St. Ninian's Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to The Lung Association or the charity of choice.

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 service 1 p.m. Friday in Fairview Cemetery, Halifax. Memorial service 3 p.m. Friday in Halifax Regional Rehabilitation Center, Cole Harbour, Rev. George Mcgray officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Halifax County Rehabilitation Center.

McCARTHY, Foster F.
McCARTHY, Foster F. - 80, Truro, passed away April 11, 2000, in the Colchester Regional Hospital. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Frederick and Florence (Hamilton) McCarthy. He was a retired painting contractor. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, St. John's Anglican Church. Foster served overseas during the Second World War and was wounded in Italy. He is survived by his wife, the former Helen Hamilton; daughters, Carol (Ron) MacMillan, Shortts Lake; Beverly (Robert) Gunderson, Bible Hill; sisters, Shirley (George) Walsh, Rothesay, N.B.; Albertha French, Thelma Higgins, both of Truro; Muriel (Alfred) Nicholson, Angus, Ont.; grandchildren, Kirk, Tammi, Holly; five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by daughter, Bonita in infancy; brothers, Melvin, Jack, Tom, Fred, Alfred; sister, Beatrice. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, with a legion tribute at 7 p.m. in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St. Reception following the legion tribute service. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, the Canadian Cancer Society or the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26.

ROWE, John Donald James
ROWE, John Donald James - 44, Stewiacke, passed away in Manitoba. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Elizabeth (Sheves) Rowe, and the late Norman Rowe. He enjoyed going fishing and hunting. He was educated in Shannon Park and Wallace Heights in Dartmouth. He was a legion member. Surviving are his wife, Margaret Olszowiec; son, Chad, Shubenacadie; stepdaughter, Laurelee; stepsons, Christopher and Scott; granddaughter, Kreshia; grandsons, David and Christopher; sisters, Heather, Patsy, Linda, Debbie; brother, Robert; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Sandy. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today, April 13, funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday, April 14, both in Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie, Rev. Ron Frampton officiating. There will be a spring burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Stewiacke East. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. There will be a reception in Iron Forge, Stewiacke, following the service.

MORASH, Courtney Elizabeth
MORASH, Courtney Elizabeth - 13, Dartmouth, passed away April 10, 2000, in the Sick Children's Hospital, Toronto, after a courageous battle with Aplastic Anemia. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Terry Power and Lisa Morash. She was in grade eight in Prince Authur Junior High, she played the clarinet in the city band. She loved to read, play music and play softball. She touched everybody, she ever met and will be sadly missed by all. Courtney is Mom's best friend and will always be. Surviving are brother, Brandon Power, Dartmouth; maternal grandparents, Bryan and Donna Morash, Dartmouth; paternal grandparents, Patricia O'Malley, Truro and Bill and Debbie Power, Dartmouth. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Reception to follow. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Aplastic Anemia Foundation of Canada.

MacPHEE, Elsie Mavia
MacPHEE, Elsie Mavia - 82, Sheet Harbour, Halifax Co., died April 12, 2000, in Hillcrest Manor, Truro. Born in Newcastle, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Ambrose and Cora (Matthews) Stewart. Upon arrival to Sheet Harbour she was employed with Bert Doyle, as cashier; later joined Balcom & Chittick, now Lawtons Drugstore as clerk for 29 years. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Maple Leaf Chapter 23, Sheet Harbour, an active member of St. James United Women's League for many years. Surviving are son, George; daughter, Barbara Smiley, Sheet Harbour; brothers, Raymond, Jarvis, Stewiacke; Malcolm "Mac", Lantz; sisters, Sadie Crawford, Stewiacke; Betty Kent, Long Beach, Calif.; one grandson. She was predeceased by her husband, George Thurston "Tut"; son in infancy; daughter in infancy; brother, Menzie. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 7-9 p.m. with prayers 8:45 p.m. today, both in D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home, 22558 Main St., Sheet Harbour. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday in St. James United Church, Sheet Harbour, Rev. Michael Mugford officiating. Burial in Church Point Cemetery. Donations to St. James United Church Fund.

RICHMOND, Reginald H. P. Eng
RICHMOND, Reginald H. P. Eng - It is with deep sorrow that I announce the passing away of my beloved husband, Reg. Who left us on Tuesday, April 11, 2000, in his own home and surrounded by close members of his family. Born in Toronto, he was the son of the late Howard E. and E. Grace Richmond. Educated at Central Tech. He joined the army at age 19 and fought overseas in France, Belgium and Holland. After the end of the war he studied in Toronto and McGill University, gaining his degree in Electrical Engineering. He was vice president general manager of Moloney Electric prior to making Nova Scotia his home. He taught in NSIT as instructor for many years. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Calais Branch. Served as a volunteer for the R.C.M.P. Beaver Bank Policing Association, a past member of the Optimist Club Toronto, Toastmasters Club Pointe Claire, Quebec. Association of Professional Engineers of Quebec, Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario and life time member of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia. Left to mourn are his wife, Hilda "Jo"; son, Greg, Beaver Bank; daughters, Vivian (Jacques), Montreal; Deborah (Ralph), Hamilton, Ont.; stepson, James, London, Eng.; stepdaughter, Sheila (David), London, Eng.; four grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Gloria Abram, Toronto, Ont.; several nieces; one nephew and some very dear friends. His remains will be resting in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 527 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville, where visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday, April 14, with legion service at 7 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home Saturday, April 15 at 11 a.m., Canon David Reid officiating. Cremation to follow. Donations may be made to the Cobequid Multi Service Center, 70 Memory Lane, Lower Sackville, NS B4C 2J3 or a charity of your choice.

GILLIS, Lawrence Alexander Angus
GILLIS, Lawrence Alexander Angus - 79, Grand Mira North, died April 11, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Grand Mira North, he was a son of the late Martin D. and Catherine (Campbell) Gillis. He was a member of St. Margaret's Parish and a former member of St. Margaret's Choir, the Cape Breton Gaelic Choir and the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12. He worked for Municipal Ready Mix, the Department of Highways and at one time operated a family farm in Grand Mira. He served in the Second World War as a Military Policeman and was stationed in England, France, Belgium and Holland. Surviving are his wife, the former Charlotte Elizabeth Donovan; daughters, Shauna Landry, Sydney; Virginia MacSween, Grand Mira; Vivian Peters, Trenton, Ont.; sons, Martin, Sydney; Greg, Grand Mira; Howard, Halifax; sisters, Claire Murphy, East Bay; Florence Presseau, Ontario; brother, Phonsie, Mount Denson; 18 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, Lawrence Hugh; brothers, John Alex, Allan Bernard, Dan, Joseph; sisters, Annie, Mary Theresa, Sister Josephine CND, Lucy Ellen in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday, in St. Margaret's Church, Grand Mira North, Rev. Gerald Campbell officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to St. Margaret's Parish Cemetery Fund.

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.; Russell, New Waterford; 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.

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; 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.

NAUSS, Eva Mae
NAUSS, Eva Mae - 87, Rosedale Home for Special Care, New Germany, died March 31, 2000, in the home. Born in Hubbards, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Annie (Muise) Williams. Surviving are sister, Edna Bourque, Saulnierville, Digby Co.; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Laura Handspicker, Celeste LeBlanc, Obeline Marriott, Irene Williams, Helen Williams, Edith Williams, Bertha Baker, Marie Williams; brothers, Howard, Howard, Eddie and James. Memorial service Tuesday, April 25, in Rosedale Home for Special Care, New Germany, Mr. Don McFadden officiating. No flowers by request. Donations to Rosedale Home for Special Care, New Germany. Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater.

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