ZINCK, Gertrude Rhodella
ZINCK, Gertrude Rhodella - 96, Kentville, died September 24, 1998, in Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville. Born in East Chester, Lunenburg Co., she was a daughter of the late James Wakefield and Bertha (Freda) Zinck. She attended Normal College, Truro, and taught school in East Chester, Blandford, Broad Cove and Windsor Forks. She resided in the Kentville area most of her life. She was a member of St. James Anglican Church, Kentville. Surviving are daughters, Jean (Mrs. Leonard Mitchell), Halifax; Betty (Mrs. Piers Churchill), Kingston, Kings Co.; brother, Clyde, East Chester; sister, Susie (Mrs. Tom Barkhouse), Shoreham Village Nursing Home, Chester; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Winton; sons, Winton (Bud), Stanley; brothers, Gordon, Donald, Clarence; sisters, Ella Hume, Isobel Jollimore, Grace Rafuse. Visitation 2 p.m Monday until time of funeral 3 p.m. Monday, both in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, Rev. John Scott officiating. Burial in Elm Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville; St. James Anglican Church, Kentville, or any charity.
FULTON, Clifford Carlton (Carl)
FULTON, Clifford Carlton (Carl) - 83, Fort Ellis, passed away peacefully September 24, 1998. He was born in Fort Ellis on September 4, 1915, to the late Clifford and Caroline (Weir) Fulton. In 1938, after his father's death, he took over the family farm and was actively involved until his death. He was founder and president of the Fort Ellis/ Riverside Community Club and the Fort Ellis Marshbody. In 1993, he was Fair Person of the Year at the Halifax County Exhibition. His 50-year pin for membership in the Holstein Association had just been awarded to him. He was one of the original members of the Animal Breeders Organization in central Nova Scotia. Carl was a very active supporter of the 4H movement and original member of the Fort Ellis Calf Club in the 1920s. He is survived by his wife, Nelle (Dickie) Fulton; sons, Gerald (Lorna) Fulton, Berwick; Keith (Joanne) Fulton, Fort Ellis; Clifford and Russell Fulton, both of Fort Ellis; daughters, Mary Niemi, Wolfville; Glenda (David) Smith, Ottawa; sisters, Irene Teed, Fort Ellis; Lois (Art) Wallace, New Glasgow; Helen Fulton, Halifax; grandchildren, Jeff (Samantha) Fulton, Berwick; Dan, Alena Fulton, both of Berwick; Amanda, Heather and Melissa Fulton, all of Fort Ellis; Nicholas and Jonathan Niemi, both of Wolfville; step-grandson, Brendan Smith, Ottawa; great-grandchildren, Kristie and Jennifer Fulton, Berwick; nieces, Beverlee Thompson, Vancouver; Lois Wallace, Calgary. He was predeceased by his son-in-law, Capt. Wally Niemi. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 today with funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday, both in Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie. Private committal. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Halifax County Exhibition, Middle Musquodoboit, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
GRANDY, Kizzie - 81, Halifax, passed away Thursday, September 24, 1998, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Garnish, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Hannah (Banfield) Grandy. Surviving are daughters, Beverly (Mrs. John Smith), Dartmouth; Marilyn (Mrs. Ron Conrod), Dartmouth; sister, Tiffany Bond, Garnish; grandchildren, Heather, Trevor, Craig, Rhonda and Owen, all of Cole Harbour. She was predeceased by her husband, Capt. Owen Grandy; brothers, Ernest, George; sister, Mildred; a sister in infancy. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday in Bethany United Church. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Haematology Research Fund, IWK Grace Foundation or Canadian Diabetic Association.
WALSH, Kathleen (Kay)
WALSH, Kathleen (Kay) - 74, Halifax, died December 4, 1998, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Fox Cove, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late James and Gertrude (Mullett) Dimmer. Surviving are daughter, Paula and her husband Perry George, Fredericton; sons, Leonard and wife Cathy, Bedford; Barrie, Halifax; brothers, Cyril and his wife Betty, Halifax; James and his wife Bernadette, Newfoundland; sisters, Madge (Mrs. Jack Roff), Newfoundland; Christine (Mrs. Andrew Gale), Halifax; grandchildren, Candace, Len, Katie, Jessica; sisters-in-law, Marie Halleran and husband John, Rita Dimmer, all of Newfoundland; Mary Dimmer, Halifax; several nieces and nephews; a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Leonard; sister, Mary; brothers, Vincent and Patrick. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Sunday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6652 Bayers Rd. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday in St. Mary's Basilica, Msgr. Martin Currie officiating. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to IWK Grace Health Centre (Children's Acute and Continuing Care Program).
KEMPTON, Florence M.
KEMPTON, Florence M. - 93, Port Williams, died December 4, 1998, in Valley Regional Hospital. Born and educated in Falkland Ridge, Annapolis Co., she was a daughter of the late Charles R. and Mary (Hendry) Marshall. After attending the Provincial Normal College in Truro, she taught school several villages in Kings and Annapolis Counties before becoming principal of the Canning School. She completed her teaching career at Glooscap Elementary School in Canning. She was a member of Canning Baptist Church having served many years as church organist and choir member. She was a life member of the United Baptist Woman's Missionary Union and a Dominion Life Member of Canadian Baptist Women. She served for a number of years as a member of the Canning School Board. She is survived by sons, Donald and wife Sandra, Port Williams; Gordon and wife Wylie, North Head, N.B.; grandchildren, Graham (Pam) Kempton, Sherri (Ted) Champion, Lori (Richard) Lawton, Kim Kempton; great-grandchildren, David, Thomas and Nadia Champion and Keith Lawton; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Percy; daughter, Marie Shea; infant son, Robert; brothers, Aubrey, Rowland, Burton, Roy; sisters, Eva and Marion Sarty. Family will receive friends Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at Lindsay's Funeral Home, Wolfville. Funeral service Monday at 3 p.m. in Canning Baptist Church, Rev. Andy Crowell and Rev. Hedley Hopkins officiating. Burial in Hillaton Cemetery, Hillaton, Kings Co. Memorial donations to Canning Baptist Church, Port William's Baptist church Fund or charity of your choice.
LOVETT, Ethel May
LOVETT, Ethel May - 82, a resident of Leitches Creek, died Thursday, December 3, 1998, at home. Born in Rose Blanche, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Ann (Anderson) Burt. Ethel was a member of St. Columba United Church, Leitches Creek, where she served as an elder, was active in the UCW and a member of the choir. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Munroe Chapter, where she served as past grand matron of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island and was a committee member of the General Grand Chapter for Unfinished Business, an appointment for which she travelled throughout Canada and the United States. She is survived by her husband, Frank R. Lovett; daughters, Carol (Mrs. Donald Maxwell), Mille Isle, Que.; Barbara MacGregor, Truro; Audrey (Mrs. Robert Hood), Bras d'Or; Linda Lewis, Ottawa; Nina Lovett, Leitches Creek; Gail (Mrs. Blair Baxter), Calgary; sons, Herbert (Marilyn) Lovett, Brantford, Ont.; David (Linda) Lovett, Leitches Creek; sister, Myrtle Pyke, St. Davis, Ont.; brother, Charles Burt, North Sydney; 21 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by son, Paul; sisters, Rose Martell, Leona Burt and Marion Scott; brothers, Burtrum and Thomas. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday and members of the Eastern Star are to gather 6:30 p.m. Sunday, both in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will take place 2 p.m. Monday in St. Columba United Church, Rev. Bernice Spracklin officiating. Burial to follow in Calvin United Church Cemetery, Upper Leitches Creek. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Columba United Church building fund or a charity of choice.
SAMSON, Alfred Raymond
SAMSON, Alfred Raymond - Sampsons Cove, died December 4, 1998, at St. Anne's Centre, Arichat. He was a son of the late Stephen and Eugenie (Boudreau) Samson. He operated a grocery store for 25 years. He is survived by his wife, Mary Violet Samson; daughter, Theresa (Mrs. Larry Burke), River Bourgeois; sons, Alfred (Cathy), Arichat; Wayne (Thérese), Antigonish; sisters, Bertha-Mae Martell, Rose Martell, Sampsons Cove; Loretta Clannon, Little Anse; brother, Theophile Sr., Petit-de-Grat. He will be sadly missed by grandchildren, Tyler (T.J.), Kelsey and Colton Burke, as well as, Steven and Justin Samson. He was predeceased by brothers, Willard, Baptiste, Louise and Sylvester; sisters, Jean Samson and Anita Martell. Visitation from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. today at IML Funeral Home. Funeral at 2 p.m today from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating. Burial to follow in The Star of The Sea Cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association or charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Services, Petit-de-Grat.
SUTHERLAND, retired major W. Collie
SUTHERLAND, retired major W. Collie - 88, Barrie, Ont., died in the Barrie Hospital. Born in New Waterford, he grew up in Westville. He was a son of the late A.A. and Sarah (MacLeod) Sutherland. He worked as an electrical engineer. He attended Mt. Allison University and Nova Scotia Technical College obtaining a degree in Electrical Engineering. He served with the Pictou Highlanders early in the Second World War, then transferred to the Royal Canadian Engineers overseas. He continued in the service after the war and was stationed at Camp Borden, Ontario, when he retired. He is survived by son, William, Barrie; daughters, Margo, Sandra, Toronto; brother, Smith, Truro. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Anna Mae Robertson in 1988; brother, Fraser. Funeral and burial were held in Barrie.
(Dated Saturday, December 5, 1998)
BRADLEY, Grace Georgina
BRADLEY, Grace Georgina - 68, Dartmouth, formerly of Saint John, N.B., died December 16, 1998, at home. Born in Saint John, she was a daughter of the late William P. and Margaret J. Nodwell. She attended vocational school in Saint John, graduating in 1948 with her office management diploma. She worked for Woolworths in Saint John from 1948-1952, then Lawtons in Shannon Park and the Dartmouth Shopping Centre for over 10 years. Both Grace and Thomas, as a couple, very often took in children of relatives and family friends at various times for a variety of reasons. She enjoyed bingo, playing cards, dining out and scenic drives throughout the Maritimes. She was the sole caregiver of her husband, who is afflicted with Alzheimers, until he entered the hospital in March of 1998. Surviving are her husband, Tom, Dartmouth; sons, Mike and wife Theresa, Moncton; Bill, Halifax; sister, Marg Corbin, Saint John; grandsons, Nick and Alex; nieces, Debbie Pitts and Carol MacDonald, Saint John. She was predeceased by brothers, Joe, Bill and Murray; Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Private family burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
LANGILLE, Keith - 85, 426 Pleasant St., New Glasgow, died Friday, December 18, 1998, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late George and Elizabeth (Gratto) Langille. He was a lifelong resident of New Glasgow and at the age of 12 he began his working career at Bell's Pharmacy and MacGregor Bedding. He then travelled to Springhill to work in the Mines and returned a short time later to work at MacGregor Bedding. During the war he was employed at the Pictou Shipyard and following the war he worked at Maritime Steel and shortly afterwards in 1953 he became a partner in Stella Bedding, Stellarton. He later started his own business The Mattress Shop at 258 Trenton Rd., which he continued to own and operate for 30 years until his retirement. He was the last known mattress maker to hand finish mattresses. He was an avid boxing and hockey fan and was involved in various gyms for training boxers over the years, the last being the Square-Circle Gym of Trenton. He was also an avid fisherman in his retirement years. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow and had served for a time on the board of managers. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his wife, the former Rita Clyburne; sons, Kenneth (Gale), Keith (Ellen), Gary (Marie), all of New Glasgow; George (Sharon), Saint John, N.B.; daughter, Marjorie Langille Nicholson (Fraser), Truro; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Jessie Stewart, Margaret Griffin; brothers, Edward, Basil, Victor, Carmen and Clyde in infancy. His remains are resting at the H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow, with visitation today from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m . Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow, Rev. Dr. Glen Matheson officiating. Burial will be in the Lorne Street Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in his memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or The Lung Association.
HOLMES, Peggy Marion
HOLMES, Peggy Marion - 61, Truro, passed away in Colchester Regional Hospital, December 18, 1998. Born in Ottawa, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Grace (Bonwick) Wooff. She was a housewife; an adherent of St. James Presbyterian Church, Truro, and a member of Colchester Heritage Rug Hookers Guild. She is survived by husband, Kenneth; sons, Steven Smith (wife Loli), Winnipeg; Terry Smith (wife Trisha), Winnipeg, and Donald Smith (wife Brenda), Truro; sisters, Vivian (Mrs. Jack Wheller), Audrey (Mrs. Melvin Budarick), both of Ottawa. She was predeceased by her first husband, Gordon Smith, and brother, Leslie. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place in St. James Presbyterian Church, Truro, on Monday at 11 a.m., Rev. Clair MacLeod officiating, followed by a memorial service on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Hulse and Playfair Funeral Home, 315 MacLeod St., Ottawa. Interment in the United Cemetery of St. Fillans, Maple Wood and Pine Grove, Carleton Place, Ottawa. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro.
DARES, Michael Thomas
DARES, Michael Thomas - 40, 47 Second St., Enfield, after a lengthy illness, passed away quietly in his sleep on December 18, 1998, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Charles A. Dares, Halifax and the late Rena (Porrier) Dares. A dear friend of many. He enjoyed listening to music and in his earlier years played in a variety of local bands. A loving husband of Audrey Jean (Carscadden). "A celebration of life" will be held Monday, December 21, at 2 p.m. in St. Margaret's Anglican Church, Oakfield, Rev. Arthur Nash officiating, assisted by Jane Clattenburg. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to St. Margaret's Church, Oakfield, Metro Food Bank Society or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, Lower Sackville.