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NOVA SCOTIA - Halifax - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 117

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PALMER, Raymond Chester Ernest
PALMER, Raymond Chester Ernest - 90, Dartmouth, passed away April 14, 1999, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Auburn, Kings Co., he was a son of the late T. Lorne and Bernice (Taylor) Palmer. He was a former employee with the federal government Fisheries Research Board, member of Stevens Road Baptist Church, former member of Dartmouth Curling Club and Brightwood Golf and Country Club. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Spurr; daughter, Nancy Guildford, Dartmouth; sister, Geneva Palmer, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; brother, Lorris and Edith Palmer, Auburn; former son-in-law, John Guildford, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Cheryl Guildford and Steve, Dartmouth; Chris and wife Patti, Dartmouth; great-granddaughter, Courtney. A memorial service will be held Monday at 3 p.m. in Stevens Road Baptist Church, Rev. Don Krouse officiating. Burial at a later date in Aylesford. Donations may be made to the palliative care unit of Dartmouth General Hospital.

COLQUHOUN, Robert A. - 87, Villa St. Joseph, Dayton, Yarmouth Co, died April 13, 1999, at the villa. Born in Clarks Harbour Shelburne Co., he was a son of the late Gordon and Daisy (Nickerson) Colquhoun. He was a veteran of the Second World War, and was a lobster fisherman most of his life. Surviving are daughter, Barbara; son, Robert, Vancouver, B.C.; brothers, Austin, Gordon, Sand Beach, Yarmouth Co.; sister, Thelma Martinelli, Yarmouth; several grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Freeland, Allan, Douglas; sisters, Olive, Ruby. Visitation 7-9 p.m., legion service 7:30 p.m. today. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday, all in Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel, Yarmouth, Rev. Beverley Densmore officiating. Burial in Chebogue Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.

HOLLETT, Frederick Raymond
HOLLETT, Frederick Raymond - 86, Halifax, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on April 13, 1999, in St. Vincent's Guest House. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late James and Josephine (Esper) Hollett. He worked for 35 years with the CNR and retired as general yard master. He was a long-standing member of the Knights of Columbus; member of B of RT and the Railway Union; member of St. Catherine's Church for over 50 years; dedicated Vincentian of St. Vincent de Paul Society, and volunteered with Northwood Care Foundation. He was an avid sportsman all of his life and was involved with Sport Nova Scotia. He was involved with lawn bowling, was a provincial champion and competed many times at the Canadian Lawn Bowling Championship Games. He was a member of the Wanderers and St. Mary's Lawn Bowling clubs, and a member of many bowling leagues, most recently Bowlarama. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Surviving are his wife, the former Genora Pt; daughters, Rosalee Power, Halifax; Donna Coade and husband Peter, Tantallon; Carol Hollett and husband Ian Glasgow, Halifax; Lynne MacLean and husband Joe, Lower Sackville; son, Glenn and wife Sandy, Halifax; daughter-in-law, Lucy Hollett; brother, Sam, Toronto; sisters, Josephine Boyer, Toronto; Bernadette Hollett, Halifax; grandchildren, Beth, Donald, Cathy, Jay, Colin, Graham, Heather, Arlene, Matt, James, Steven, Kris, Nik, Ian, Tim, Carmen, Melanie and Natalie; great-grandchildren, Nicole, Daniel, Cameron, Emily, Calen, Benjamin and Graham. He was predeceased by sons, Ross in infancy, Earle; brothers, Joe, Mike, George, Gabe; sisters, Vic Thomas, Alma Mitchell, Mary Hanson, Margaret Bowser, a sister in infancy. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday in St. Catherine's Church, Bayers Road. Interment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or St. Vincent de Paul "Hand in Hand".

MacKENZIE, Ruby Mae
MacKENZIE, Ruby Mae - 53, Poplar Hill, Pictou Co., died April 14, 1999, in Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche. Born in Pictou, she was a daughter of Christine Johnson, Melville and the late Everett Turple. Surviving are her husband, Ronnie; daughters, Kelly, Kym, at home; son, Keith, Hedgeville; brothers, David (Sheila), Guelph, Ont.; Stuart (Susan), Vancouver, B.C.; sisters, Janet (Dan Elliot), Seafoam, Pictou Co.; Kathleen (Jim Rows), Upper Rawdon, Hants Co.; Marjorie (David DeWolfe), Fall River; half-brother, Erwin Johnson (Nancy), New Glasgow; stepfather, Earl Johnson, Melville; sister-in-law, Beverly Turple, River John; maternal grandmother, Hazel MacGregor, IOOF Home, Pictou; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brother Gregory Turple. Visitation on Friday 6-9 p.m. in MacLeod's Funeral Home, River John. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in St. David's Presbyterian Church, Toney River, Rev. Donald Sutherland officiating. Burial in River Bank Cemetery, Toney River. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to North Shore Health Services Foundation.

BRADLEY, Irma - 92, formerly of Park Street, Moncton, N.B., died February 1, 1998, in Kenneth Spencer Memorial Home, Moncton. Born November 12, 1905, in Riverside-Albert, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Manning and Lilia Idella (Steeves) Smith. She was a member of First United Baptist Church, Moncton; Zella Clark Missionary Group; Moncton Curlers Association; Moncton Badminton Club and Moncton Golf and Country Club. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Frank H. Tingley Chapter 5. Surviving are her husband, Ernest W.N.; daughters, Joan (Mrs. Dean Wellsman), Kingston, Ont.; Joyce (Mrs. Ron Ness), Burlington, Ont.; son, Ernest Bradley (Lorna), Truro; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Bradley, Robert, Arthur, Lowell, Oland, Hilburn, Manning; sisters, Gertrude, Dolly, Hallie, Eva, Marjorie, Olive. Visitation and Order of the Eastern Star memorial service were held February 3, both in Cadman's Funeral Home, Moncton. Funeral 1:30 p.m. today, February 4, in First United Baptist Church, Moncton, Rev. Greg Jones officiating. Burial in Fair Haven Cemetery, Moncton. Donations to the memorial of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.

SHEPPARD, William Albert
SHEPPARD - In loving memory of my husband, William Albert, who passed away February 17th, 1990.
Always remembered and missed by wife May and children.

HIRTLE, Everette Leonard
HIRTLE, Everette Leonard - 81, Viewmount, Kings Co., died Friday, April 16, 1999, at home. Born in Berwick, he was a son of the late Clarence and Laura (Coolen) Hirtle. He had received an award for having picked apples for 65 consecutive years. He was a member of Aylesford United Church. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Carter; sons, Robert (Phyllis), Pinehurst, Lunenburg Co.; Francis (Sandra), West Northfield, Lunenburg Co.; Rev. Donald (Jean), Burlington, Kings Co.; Brian (Glenda), Viewmount, Kings Co.; daughters, Evelyn (Carl) Palmer, Nicholsville, Kings Co.; Marianne (Bruce) Brydon, Black Rock, Kings Co.; sister, Christabell Saltzman, Berwick; grandchildren, Nancy, Colin, Melody, Faylene, Tim, Anita, Todd, Kimberley, Karalee, Krystal, Ashley, Katie, Marie, Marylee, Craig, Christopher, Beth, Becky; great-grandchildren, Damon, Ryan, Jessica, Lauren, David, Aaron, Grace Anne, Margaret, Kyle, Neville, Allana, Garreth, Hanley, Georgia, Chelsea, Bailey, Austen, Chase. He was predeceased by son, Everette H.; sister, Olive Mae Irwin. Visitation will be held from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, April 18, in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 19, in Aylesford United Church. Burial in Berwick Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to the Kings County VON Day Care Program, Berwick.

GODIN, Edmond A.
GODIN, Edmond A. - 85, Eastern Passage, died February 8, 1999, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Paquetville, N.B., he was a son of the late Adolph and Caroline (Chiasson) Godin. He moved from Paquetville 15 years ago to reside with his daughter and her family in Eastern Passage. He was a carpenter all of his life. Surviving are his wife, the former Rebecca Leger, Montreal; daughters, Marie (Mrs. Ted Rapitta), Eastern Passage; Cecile Godin, Julienne Charpentier, Montreal; son, Jean Godin, Montreal; sisters, Regina (Mrs. Mathais Chiasson), Moncton; Rita (Mrs. Henrie Montreuil), Jeanette Godin, Quebec City; brothers, Patric, Paquetville; Leonard, Edouard, Quebec City; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Maxime, Louis; infant siblings, Alice, Jacques. Visitation 3 p.m. Wednesday until time of funeral 4 p.m. Wednesday, both in St. Vincent's Roman Catholic Church, Forest Hills, Dartmouth, Rev. Bernie O'Neill and Rev. Ben Perrault officiating. Burial at a later date in Paquetville. No flowers by request. In lieu, donations to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Eastern Passage Community Funeral Home.

GRANT, Hazel Henrietta
GRANT, Hazel Henrietta - 88, passed away at the VG Site, QEII, on February 7, 1999. Born in Africville, she was a daughter of the late Susan (Roan) and Richard Johnson. She was employed at Victoria General Hospital as a dietician, later she moved to Toronto and was employed as a chef at the Belmont House S.S. Kresge Ltd., and at Sunnybrook Hospital. She had been a member of Seaview United Baptist Church at her retirement and when she returned to Halifax, she transferred to Cornwallis Street United Baptist Church. She was predeceased by her mother and father; sister, Ella; brothers, Gerald and Charles; her husband, Roy. She is survived by sister, Mrs. Oilve Berryman, Winnipeg; nephew, Gerald Johnson Jr., Lakeside; sister-in-law, Dr. Ruth Johnson, Lower Sackville; longtime good friends, Irma States Riley, Dartmouth; Judee Johnson, Fairview; several nieces and nephews. Remains are resting at Cruikchank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., from where viewing will be today from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in Cornwallis Street United Baptist Church, Thursday at 2 p.m., Dr. Rev. Lionel Moriah officiating. Burial at Oakridge Memorial Gardens, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, The Lung Association or Cornwallis Street United Baptist Church.

FANCY, Thelma Deane
FANCY, Thelma Deane - 85, Milton, Queens Co., died April 13, 1999, at home. Born in Milton, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Thressa Anthony. She worked as a part-time clerk at Wentzell's Corner Store for a number of years and enjoyed gardening. Surviving are daughters, Etta Rice, Kingston, Kings Co.; Mary McCormick, Fairview; Joan Wolfe, Lakeside; Frances, Vancouver; son, Ayrus, Angus, Ont.; sisters, Phyllis, Aline; four grandchildren; four great-grand- children. She was predeceased by her first husband, Ayrus Wentzell; second husband, Virgil Fancy; brothers, Cecil Anthony, Earl, Eugene. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2:30 p.m. Friday, both in Chandlers' Funeral Home, Liverpool, Rev. Neil Bergman officiating. Burial in Milton Community Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

BARRON, Mary Jane "Mae"
BARRON, Mary Jane "Mae" - 84, Ingonish Harbour, died April 13, 1999, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in St. Peter's, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Archie and Sarah "Sadie" (MacDonald) MacIntyre. She was a member of St. Peter's Parish, Ingonish, and was known for her love of animals, having housed many neighbourhood strays. Surviving are many nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws. She was predeceased by her husband, Godfrey; brother, Allan. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Fillmore & Whitman Funeral Home, Ingonish. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday in St. Peter's Church, Rev. John Morrison officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.

HAMM, Bill
HAMM - In loving memory of our husband, father, and grandfather, Bill Hamm, who passed away three years ago today, April 15th, 1996.
No longer in our lives to share, But in our hearts, you are always there.
Sadly missed by wife Marguerite, daughters Linda and Lena, son Bill, and granddaughters Alysha and Lindsay.

LAWRENCE, William Clayton Sr.
LAWRENCE, William Clayton Sr. - 81, 27 Chestnut St., Yarmouth, died August 22, 1998, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late William Henry and Evelyn Gertude (Keeling) Lawrence. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 61, Yarmouth. One of the first to join the military in 1939, he fought overseas, was wounded and received medals for bravery. He returned to Yarmouth to work on the railroad for a number of years out of Montreal. After the railroad, he went to work for the government until he retired. He remained a military man until the end. He was a member of Yarmouth North United Baptist Church. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are his wife, the former Freda Brown; daughters, Georgia (Mrs. Alcide Nicholas), Louise (Mrs. Rudolph Harding), Toronto; Alice (Mrs. Kenny Brewer), Yarmouth; Rose (Mrs. Archie Smith), Halifax; sons, Colin, Toronto; Calvin, Regina, Sask.; William Jr., Montreal; foster son, Frank Mileddion; 10 grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Colin, Grant, Lawrence; four infant sisters. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, both in Sweeny's Funeral Home and chapel, Yarmouth, Rev. A.D. (Bill) Newell officiating. Burial in Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association.

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