TOBIN, Arthur William
TOBIN, Arthur William - 86, Mapleview Drive, North Sydney, died April 7, 2000, in Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in North Sydney, he was a son of the late Robert and Elizabeth (Young) Tobin. He was employed for many years as a miner with Dominion Coal Company and later with Devco. He also operated a farm. He was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church. He served as a Cape Breton County councilor for 18 years; as president of the Bras d'Or Wildlife Association; president of the Nova Scotia Wildlife Association; he served on the Board of Directors Canadian Wildlife Association, Department of Natural Resources Advisory Wildlife Council; Board of Directors Northside Guest Home. He was one of two living grandsons of Sir Robert Tobin, who immigrated to Canada from Ireland. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are his wife, Christina (Weir); sons, Cyril, Kenny, North Sydney; Michael, Florence; daughter, Catherine Hickey, North Sydney; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brother, Robert; sisters, Eva Maude King, Annie Temperson MacDonald; granddaughter, Karen Ann. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney, Rev. Peter Piva officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or the Pulmonary Unit of Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
PACE, Edith Estelle
PACE, Edith Estelle - 83, Truro, passed away April 6, 2000, in Hill Crest Manor, Truro. Born in Milford Station, she was a daughter of the late John and Sadie (MacKinnon) Carroll. Edith enjoyed sewing and making quilts. She also enjoyed doing puzzles. Surviving are her husband, Harold Robert Pace, Truro; sons, Donald, Alberta; Jerry, Milford; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Arthur, Milford; sisters, Maggie, Sussex, N.B.; Dolly, Toronto; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Eva, Olive. Private burial Friday, April 14, in Gays River Cemetery. Memorial service 2 p.m. Sunday, April 16, in Milford United Church, Rev. Helen Waddell officiating. No flowers by request. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements entrusted to Ettingers Funeral Home, Shubenacadie.
CRAWLEY, Edith Victoria
CRAWLEY, Edith Victoria - 74, East Preston, died April 7, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in East Preston, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Annie (Thomas) Williams. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed reading, sewing and socializing with family and friends. She was a long-time member of East Preston United Baptist Church. She worked along with her husband of 50 years on the family farm. She also loved to sing spiritual hymns. Surviving are daughters, Sarah Sparks (Henry), Kaye Midley, Tobi Crawley, East Preston; Stephanie Kane (Tony), Dartmouth; sons, David (Regina), Westphal; Edward (Geraldine), Lake Echo; Arnold (Claudia), Scott, Floyd (Mary), Berton (Lori), East Preston; Andyvine, Myers, Dartmouth; brothers, Wilford Williams, East Preston; sisters, Louise Slawter, East Preston; 24 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Clarence Williams; three children in infancy; brothers, Matthew, Howard, Alfred, Samuel; sisters, Kathleen Parsons, Adeline Williams. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday, funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Pastor Glenn Gray officiating. Burial to follow in East Preston United Baptist Cemetery. A reception will follow in the funeral home.
McLAUGHLIN, Sister Frances "Frances Margaret"
McLAUGHLIN, Sister Frances "Frances Margaret" - 79, Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse, Halifax, died April 8, 2000, in Mother Berchmans Residence. Born in Quebec City, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Sarah (Redmond) McLaughlin. She entered the Sisters of Charity in Halifax in 1939, and made her Religious Profession in 1942. She taught school for 37 years in New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Quebec. She served in Administration for the Sisters of Charity in the Quebec Region for eight years. She also did retreat work and pastoral ministry in Mississauga, Ont., Montreal and Dorval, Que. In 1991, she returned to the Mount as assistant to the Area Superior in MBC Ltd. She retired in 1994. Surviving are nieces, Colleen Bowles, Patricia Kelsey. She was predeceased by brother, Frank; sister, Mary. Visitation 3-8 p.m. Monday in Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mother Berchmans Ltd.
LYNCH, Paul Palmer
LYNCH, Paul Palmer - 70, Aylesford, Kings Co., passed away Friday, April 7, 2000, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Harmony, Kings Co., he was a son of the late Charles Edward and Isora Mae (Ward) Lynch. He spent most of his life in the service of others. At 14 years of age he went to work at an apple factory due to the shortage of help during the war. He joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1955, and during the next 19 years he served at CFB Greenwood, in Egypt and Germany and had received the UN Emergency Force Medal; the Canadian Forces decoration and the Special Service Medal. After the forces he worked at the Kings County Health and Rehabilitation Centre, Waterville, where he received his 10 year pin before retiring due to ill health. Following his retirement he spent many hours helping others. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Surviving are his wife, Jean Mae (Chelsey) Lynch; son, Stephen, Aylesford; daughters, Cheri (Greg) Batty, Ottawa; Cheryl (David) Mills, Kemptville, Ont.; Heather (Howard) Bennett, Auburn, Kings Co.; Lisa Melanson, Halifax; brother, Gary, Aylesford; sister, June Murray, Berwick; grandchildren, Jonathan and Ryan Butt, MacKenzie and Hailey Mills; great-grandchild, Mallory Butt. He was predeceased by brothers, George and Scott; sisters, Ellen "Nellie" Spinney, Marjorie Parks and Pearl Lohnes. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. today, April 9, in the Aylesford Union Cemetery, Mr. Kenneth Myra officiating. Donations in memory may be made to Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton or the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to H.C. Lindsay's Memorial Chapel, Berwick.
YOUNG, Winnifred Marie
YOUNG, Winnifred Marie - 80, Halifax, died April 8, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late John and Ann (Moore) Young. She was a great lover of music and was employed at the Moirs Chocolate Factory for many years. Surviving are daughter, Sandra Young, Halifax; sons, Blake, Lower Sackville; Timothy "Tim", Halifax; sisters, Patricia Leesinsky, Verna Goswell, Evelyn Young, Halifax; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by brother, John; sister, Alvina. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Monday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St., Dartmouth. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, Mumford Road, Rev. Lloyd O'Neil officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Lung Association.
MacDONALD, John "Dookie"
MacDONALD, John "Dookie" - 63, Dominion, died April, 8, 2000, in the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late John and Lorena (Spencer) MacDonald. He was a retired coal miner and also enjoyed bowling, darts and was an avid camper. Surviving are his companion, Beatrice MacDonald; daughter, Cathy MacDonald, Glace Bay; sons, John, Derrick, Dominion; David, Ontario; brothers, Bobby, John, Glace Bay; sisters, Kathleen Currie, Rose Smith, Dominion; Agnes Pastuck, New Waterford; Cecilia MacPherson, Ontario; Shirley Chiasson, Reserve; Janice Mackie, Ann Clarie MacDonald, Bridgeport; six grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Molisa White, Thersa Cooke; brother, Melvin. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 11 a.m. Tuesday in Immaculate Conception Church, Bridgeport, Rev. Jim Oliver officiating. Burial in parish cemetery.
CARR, Madelyne Mary
CARR, Madelyne Mary - Dartmouth, died April 8, 2000, in Halifax. Born in Egmont Bay, P.E.I. she was a daughter of John and Cecilia LeClaire. She was a long-time active member of the Regal Road Baptist Church. She is the last surviving member of her immediate family. She will be sorely missed by family, friends and her little dog, Misty. Beloved mother of daughters, Anna Compton (Donald) and Marilyn Reid (Richard); grandchildren, Tracy, D'arcy, Bradley, Tyler, Richard, Shannah and Michelle; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary MacDonald, Dartmouth; Bernadette Gillis, North Carolina. She was predeceased by her husband, James Robert; brother, Joseph LeClair; sisters, Pat LeClair, Beatrice Arsenault. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday in Regal Road Baptist Church, Pastor Frank Guinta officiating. Burial to follow in People's Cemetery, P.E.I. at 4 p.m. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
MATTHEWS, Richard Murray
MATTHEWS, Richard Murray - 55, L'Ardoise, passed away after a brief illness on April 7, 2000, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Moncton, N.B., he was a son of Dorothy W. (Wight) Matthews, Fredericton, N.B. and the late A. Murray Matthews. He spent 26 years with the Canadian Armed Forces and then he went into real estate and was a commissionaire. He retired to L'Ardoise where he worked as a courier. He was also a member of the Holy Guardian Angels Parish. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy (Peters), L'Ardoise, Richmond Co.; sister, Nancy; many sisters and brothers in-law; nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Holy Guardian Angels Parish Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Rev. John MacIntyre, in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to any charity. Reception to follow in the community centre. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, St. Peter's.
GILLIE, Richard E.
GILLIE - In loving memory of Richard E. Gillie who passed away April 9, 1998.
Another year has come and gone, Your memories will always live on.
As we speak your name and share the tears, We know Richard you have no fear.
For now you are at peace our Angel up above.
Love Mom, Dad, daughter Michelle, Jimmie, Ronnie, Sherry, Donna and Darren
CASTELLARIN (Cigolotti), Evelina
CASTELLARIN (Cigolotti), Evelina - 87, died peacefully on March 27, 2000, in Italy. She had resided in Halifax and returned to Italy shortly after the death of her husband, Silvio. She was a daughter of the late Rosalia (Borean) and Giobatta Cigolotti. She was the last of her brothers and sisters. She is survived by her son, Ennio and his wife Donna and grandchildren, Anthony and Anna-Marie; several sisters-in-law; numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial mass in scheduled for April 15, 10 a.m. in St. Agnes parish in Halifax, Archbishop James Hayes officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall.
NAUFFTS, Gerald Burnham
NAUFFTS, Gerald Burnham - 55, Grand Desert, Halifax Co., died April 1, 2000, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Woodside, he was a son of the late Gordon and Agatha (McKay) Nauffts. He was a self-employed fisherman. He was a member of the Eastern Shore Wilderness Association. Surviving are son, James, West Chezzetcook; daughters, Lisa Knight, West Chezzetcook; Annette MacDougall, Ottawa; brother, Russell, Woodside; sister, Hilda Gmyz, Woodside; granddaughter, Felisha. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Cole Harbour. Memorial service was held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Eastern Shore Wilderness Association.
DIXON, Florence Evelyn
DIXON, Florence Evelyn - 82, Porters Lane, Westville, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2000, at her home. Born in Westchester, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Willena (Weatherbee) Rushton. She and her husband were mail carriers serving R.R. 3 Westville for several years until their retirement. She was an adherent of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Westville. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by sister-in law, Kathleen Rushton, Oxford; Alethea Rushton, Londonderry; Peggy Hatfield, New Glasgow; brothers-in-law, John Dixon, Westville; Charles Dixon; close friends, Eva and Kenny Rees, Granton and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas; sisters, Greta and Christena; brothers, Clayton, Merle, Osborne and Watson. Visitation will be held today from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. in Eagles Funeral Home, Westville, where funeral will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m., Rev. Glenn Cooper officiating. Interment will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens.
WINTERS, Frances Maurita
WINTERS, Frances Maurita - 66, 34 Elm Street, Brookfield, passed away April 9, 2000, in Truro. Born in Parrsboro, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Maurita (Roberts) Warren. She enjoyed her family and grandchildren. She is survived by sons, Kendall, Brookfield; Michael (Penny), East Mountain; grandchildren, Matthew, Katelyn; sisters, Marion Warren, Elsie (Whitney) Trimm, all of Truro; brother, Arnold (Barbara), Truro; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Myron E.; sister, Melba; brothers, Cyril, Allison. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service on Thursday at 11 a.m., both in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Rev. Larry Harrison officiating. Burial in Southampton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stoke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of your personal choice.