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MacPHERSON, Beulah Maude
MacPHERSON, Beulah Maude - 88, Whitehead, Guysborough Co., formerly of Halifax, passed away peacefully on March 1, 2000, in Whitehead. Born in Port Joli, Queens Co., she was the only daughter of the late Jonathan "Jonsey" and Louise (Hupman) MacDonald. In 1949, she graduated from Nova Scotia Teachers College in Truro and upgraded her license through numerous summer college classes. She taught school for over 30 years, most of them in the Halifax school system. After retiring in 1972 from teaching, she and her husband moved to Chester. They owned and operated Village Building Supplies for nine years. After selling the business in 1981, they retired to Chester Grant and wintered in Tarpon Springs, Fla. Beulah loved her home on Grants Lake and enjoyed a game of cards with her friends. Several years ago, she moved to Country Harbour and took up residence with Richard and Ileen Hudson. She had been in poor health and after suffering a debilitating stroke, she was under the capable and loving care of Norma Kerr. She is survived by her former husband, Frederick MacPherson; sister-in-law, Mary Langille, Country Harbour; brother-in-law, Roderick MacPherson, New Glasgow; cousins, Elizabeth Vaughn and Robie MacDonald. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, in Port Joli United Church, Rev. Ruth Brown officiating. Burial will be in Port Joli Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements are entrusted to G.W. Giffins Funeral Home, Country Harbour.

FIANDER, Captain Norman MacDonald "Mack"
FIANDER, Captain Norman MacDonald "Mack" - 77, Head of St. Margaret's Bay, died Monday May 8, 2000, at home. Born in English Harbour West, Nfld., he was a son of the late Jacob and Louisa (Parsons) Fiander. Captain Mack was a man of wisdom, kindness, always of good spirit and quick with a smile for everyone. A fisherman for 45 years, sailing on many of the older fishing schooners and in the later years the more modern fishing vessels, retiring in 1978. During his time at sea he was involved in nine shipwrecks. After retiring from fishing he worked for Department of Highways for 10 years. True to his heritage he loved to tell a good Newfoundland story. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving in the Merchant Navy. A member of St. Margaret's Masonic Lodge and also an avid gardener. Surviving are his wife, the former Blanche Fiander; sons, Hubert (Julianne), Bedford; Bill (Helen), Mack (Marjorie), both of Boutiliers Point; Fred (Elaine), Hinton, Alta.; Ron (Debbie), Regina, Sask.; daughters, Grace (Mrs. Cyril Fizzard), Boutiliers Point; Laura-Anne, Mississauga, Ont.; Pearl, Tantallon; Julianne (Mrs. Michael Chaisson), Bedford; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by daughter, Grace; grandsons, Monty Fiander, Richie Benson; brothers, William "Bill", Goodwin, Harold, Samuel and Sam; sisters, Margaret, Bess, Grace. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Tantallon. Funeral Thursday 2 p.m. in St. George's Anglican Church, St. Margarets Bay, Rev. Mark Marshall officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Muscular Dystrophy.

MORASH, Susan - In loving memory of a dear mother, daughter, sister and aunt, who left us four years ago on June 3rd, 1996.
A very special person, Who can never be replaced.
Your memory in our daily lives, Can never be erased.
Because you were so special, You will always be a part of our dearest memories,
Treasured in our hearts. Sadly missed by your family.

SWEETT, Michael John
SWEETT, Michael John - 37, died suddenly August 1, 1998, in Kitchener, Ont. He is survived by his beloved wife, the former Andrea Leonard; his loving parents, Helen and Len Sweett, Halifax; brothers, David and wife Trina, Mitchell, Ont.; Graham and wife Marilyn, Bedford; Stephen and wife Marlene, Oakville, Ont.; four nephews and four nieces. He was president of Basics Office Products, Kitchener, Ont. He will be sadly missed by his family, friends and colleagues through the Basics family. Friends will be received at Westmount Funeral Home, 1001 Ottawa St. S., Kitchener, on Wednesday, August 5, from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home Thursday at 2 p.m. A memorial service will be held in Halifax at a later date. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the ALS Society of Ontario, PO Box 45236 Stn. Brm. B, Toronto, ON M7Y 7V1.

MacINTYRE, G. Marguerite
MacINTYRE, G. Marguerite - 56, 6 Bluewater Dr., Glace Bay, died August 2, 1998, at her family residence. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Edward and Jessie Eliza (MacDonald) Burke. She was a member of Holy Cross Church, Glace Bay. She belonged to the Radio Club Ladies' Dart League and was an avid bingo player. Surviving are daughter, Eliza, at home; sons, Thomas, Halifax; Daniel, Edmonton; brothers, Tom, Geary, N.B.; John, Port Morien; Gerard, Glace Bay; sister, Marlene, Glace Bay; four grandchildren; longtime companion, Hughie (Bunny) McKenzie; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Rannie, Walter, David in infancy; sister, Delores in infancy; grandson, Thomas Zaccary MacIntyre. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in Holy Cross Church, Glace Bay, Rev. Joe Graham officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.

MacLEAN, Helen C.A.
MacLEAN, Helen C.A. - 76, 19 Griffin St., Sydney, died August 3, 1998, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Kathleen (James) Walsh. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish, Sydney. Surviving are daughter, Ellen (Mrs. Pat Bowser), Halifax; son, Terry, Westmount; sisters, Jeanette (Mrs. John Bearnes), Glace Bay; Madeline MacKinnon, Minden, Ont.; brothers, Graham, Charles, Sydney; Ken, Owen Sound, Ont.; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Leonard; brother, Tom; four stepsisters; a stepbrother. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday in Holy Redeemer Church, Rev. E. MacDonald officiating. Burial in St. Theresa's Cemetery, Sydney. Donations to any charity.

MARR, Ethel Mae
MARR, Ethel Mae - Died peacefully on her 94th birthday, August 2, 1998, in Melville Lodge, Halifax. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late William and Annie (Jordan) Adams. She was a member of J. Wesley Smith Memorial United Church and a life member of the United Church Women. She is survived by her daughter, Mae Catherine Pentz and husband Robert, Halifax; grandsons, Rick and Kevin, Halifax; granddaughter, Kathryn, Sydney Mines; sisters-in-law, Doris (William Jr.) Adams and Betty (Roy) Adams; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Cecil James; brothers, William, Roy and Cyril. Cremation has taken place. There will be a family service at the time of her burial in Hamilton, Ont.

PICKFORD, Thomas Edward
PICKFORD, Thomas Edward - 51, 1553 Grand Lake Rd., died August 1, 1998, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, as the result of a highway accident. Born in Sarnia, Ont., he was a son of Annabell Pickford, Stoney Creek, Ont., and the late Edward William Pickford. He was employed as area director for Retail Wholesale Canada and the United Steelworkers of America. Surviving are brothers, Spurgeon, Glace Bay; Terry, Miramichi, N.B.; Ken, Saint John, N.B.; sisters, Brenda Conohan, Ontario; Christina Pickford, Charlottetown. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, Rev. Eric Lynk officiating. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity.

ALLEN, Thomas Leslie Earl (captain)
ALLEN, Thomas Leslie Earl (captain) - 77, Wolfville, died August 2, 1998, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Halifax, he was the eldest son of the late Walter and Violet (LaDrew) Allen. He served with the PLF Halifax during the Second World War in England, Italy and North West Europe. He also served with the NATO Brigade in Germany 1951-52, and served two tours with the UN Peacekeeping Force in Vietnam. On his retirement, he was the controller of the western zone EMO and worked with ground search and rescue teams. He was the secretary of West Nova Scotia Regiment, Memory Club, Valley Branch, and member of Royal Canadian Legion, Dr. C.B. Lumsden Branch 74. He enjoyed music, books and golf. Surviving are his wife, the former Hilda Whidden; three daughters; two grandchildren; brother, Gordon, South Pasadena, Calif. Memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday in Wolfville United Baptist Church. Family flowers only. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia; Royal Canadian Legion, Dr. C.B. Lumdsen Branch 74; West Nova Scotia Regiment, Memory Club, Valley Branch, or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home Ltd., Wolfville.

NAUGLER, Robert George
NAUGLER, Robert George - 68, Conquerall Bank, died August 3, 1998, at home. Born in Conquerall Bank, he was a son of the late George R. and Effie G. (Wentzell) Naugler. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers; master Mason of Acacia Lodge 39, AF&AM; member of A&A Scottish Rite-Valley of Halifax; Victoria Lodge of Perfection, 14th degree, and Keith Sovereign Chapter Rose Croix, 18th degree. He was employed with CN Railway for many years. He is survived by sisters, Kathleen L. Knickle, Lunenburg; Helen L. Feindel, Bridgewater; nephews, Richard D. Knickle, Lunenburg; Robert G. Feindel, Ottawa; Thomas J. Feindel, Maitland Forks. He was predeceased by brother, Fenwick R. Naugler; nephew, Eric Naugler. No visitation by request. A Masonic lodge service will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Bridgewater, Rev. John Clarke officiating. Burial of ashes will be in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Holy Trinity Anglican Church memorial fund or any charity.

BANVILLE, Thomas Ronald
BANVILLE, Thomas Ronald - 74, 61 Pelham Park Gardens, Toronto, died August 2, 1998, in Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Nicholas and Agnes (King) Banville. While living in New Waterford, he was a member of Mount Carmel Church. For the past number of years, he resided in Toronto. He was employed at Brunswick Balk and was also a stonemason. Surviving are sisters, Mary (Mrs. Andrew Oliver), Mrs. Rose McGovern, New Waterford; Lucy Burtwell, Cecilia Lamore, Michigan; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Richard, Patrick, John. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are incomplete and entrusted to V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, New Waterford.

CLARK, Dorothy Dyer (Dot)
CLARK, Dorothy Dyer (Dot) - 84, 87 Acadia Ave., Stellarton, died August 3, 1998, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Stellarton, she was a daughter of the late David and Agnes (Fleury) Clark. She was a lifelong resident of Stellarton and was a member of Sharon St. John United Church. Surviving are sisters, Mamie (Mrs. Robie Cameron), Stellarton; Frances (Becky), Sunset Nursing Home, New Glasgow; brothers, Roy, Raymond, Stellarton; Ralph, Robert, Westville; Clifford, New Glasgow; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Elizabeth, Pauline, Ellen; brothers, William, one in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, both in H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton, Rev. Charles MacPherson officiating. Burial in Christ Anglican Church Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations to any charity.

DARE (Gibson), Hilda
DARE (Gibson), Hilda - 45, 211 Victoria St., Glace Bay, died August 1, 1998, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, as the result of a highway accident. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of Clarence (Buddy) and Geraldine Gibson, Glace Bay. She enjoyed dancing. Surviving are her husband, Morand Dare, United States; sons, Dominique, Rene, Glace Bay; brothers, John, Elmer, Clarence, Glace Bay; Derek, Angus, Ont.; sisters, Mary, Glace Bay; Joan Marie McCarthy, Hamilton, Ont. She was predeceased by sister, Ruby in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Curry Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Glace Bay. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Doug Murphy officiating. Burial to follow in St. Anne's Cemetery. Donations to any charity.

SWALES, John Alexander O'Leary (Larry), MD, FRCS (C)
SWALES, John Alexander O'Leary (Larry), MD, FRCS (C) - Born in Midland, Ont., May 2, 1925, and died August 3, 1998. Larry's love and humor is cherished by his wife, Irma Lee Bonner; his children, John, Mary Lee, Janine (Stephen Jewkes), Brian, Julianne, and his grandson, Creighton O'Leary Jewkes. He was predeceased by his parents, Rose Simnett and John J. Swales; brother, Carlyle (and Ruth) Swales. He is survived by his sisters and brothers-in-law, Elaine (and Theo) Bernard, Catherine (and Russell) Quick, Jacqueline (and Tom) Reedy and Arlafay (and Basel) Burtch. Larry graduated from the faculty of medicine, University of Toronto, in 1948. He completed his residency in Toronto and Halifax, then studied in Europe on a Canadian Cancer Society, J.S. MacEachern Memorial Fellowship. He began his practice at St. Michael's Hospital. In 1965, he moved to St. Joseph's Health Centre to become chief, department of obstetrics and gynecology (1965-86) and later chief of staff (1970-80) and associate professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology, University of Toronto. He was dedicated to his profession. Larry was kind and gentle and blessed with a dry wit and a wonderful sense of humor. He felt closest to God in his garden and giving witness to new birth. The family will receive friends at Humphrey Funeral Home, A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Ave., Toronto, today, August 4, from 6:30-9 p.m. and Wednesday, August 5, from 2-4, 6:30-9 p.m. Funeral mass in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (St. Clair Avenue and Mount Pleasant Road) on Thursday, August 6, at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to St. Joseph's Health Centre Foundation (OB/GYN), 30 The Queensway, Toronto, ON M6R 1B5.

MILLER, Lucy Loretta
MILLER, Lucy Loretta - 80, Halifax, died August 2, 1998, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Burgeo, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Edwin and Maria (Vatcher) Dicks. She was a member of St. Philip's Anglican Church, Halifax. Surviving are daughters, Jean (Mrs. Bill Currie), Halifax; Pearl (Mrs. Jimmy Hewitt), Scarborough, Ont.; sons, Claude, Clarence, Halifax; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchil-dren. She was predeceased by her husband, Obie; brother, Claude; sisters, Pearl Rhymes, Edna Dicks, Amy in infancy. Family flowers only. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, Rev. Fred Rhymes officiating. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association or any charity.

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