BOUDREAU, Joseph Bernard
BOUDREAU, Joseph Bernard - 83, Arichat, formerly of Little Anse, Richmond Co., died November 6, 1999, in St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Born in Little Anse, he was a son of the late William and Mary Louise (Landry) Boudreau. Surviving are sister, Loretta Samson, Little Anse. He was predeceased by brothers, Willie, Arthur, Leonard, Narcisse, Michael, Berthman, Michael and Leonard in infancy; sisters, Maggie, Mary, Flory, Artimese, Kate, Dora. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, both in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral 3 p.m. Tuesday, in St. Joseph's Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat.
DICKSON, D.B. "Dave"
DICKSON, D.B. "Dave" - 56, Dartmouth, died at home on Saturday, November 6, 1999, following a courageous battle with ALS. Born March 26, 1943, in Kouchibouguac, N.B., he was a son of the late Peter McKay and Molly Ian (Jardine) Dickson. Raised in Ferry Road, (Miramichi), N.B., Dave worked for over 25 years within the trust industry, most recently as an employee of TD Trust. He was a member of the Trust Companies Institute of Canada; served in several capacities for the National Executive of the Trust Companies Association of Newfoundland and New Brunswick, was Education Chair on the National Executive of the Trust Companies Institute of Canada and had recently received an Award of Excellence from the TD Bank. For many years, Dave mentored students following the Canadian Trust Institute and Canadian Securities Courses. He served on the Stabilization Fund Board of the Credit Union Act of Nova Scotia. Dave devoted much of his life to helping his community. He wished to give back to the community what had been given to him. Over the years, he held many volunteer positions; civilian instructor, Air Cadet movement in New Brunswick and Newfoundland; chairman, Colby Village Residents' Association; co-chair, Cole Harbour-Westphal Committee, Dartmouth Chamber of Commerce; all executive positions in his 18 years affiliation with the Association of Kinsmen Clubs in St. John's, Saint John and Dartmouth. In May, 1999, Dave was recognized by the Halifax Regional Municipality for his outstanding volunteer service to the community. He served on the Board of Managers of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church of which he was a member. Dave was dedicated to youth and education. He was director, Attention Deficit Association of Nova Scotia; director, Learning Disabilities of Nova Scotia; director, Cole Harbour Place; trustee at both Auburn and Cole Harbour District High Schools, and parent and community representative on the School Council for Auburn Drive High School. He was actively involved in the swimming community of Nova Scotia. He was a member of the executive of Dartmouth Crusaders for 18 years, occupied several executive positions on Swim Nova Scotia, volunteered for the Nova Scotia Swimming Special Olympics, and as a Master level official, officiated many local and provincial and national meets. He was also active for several years in minor sports programs in New Brunswick. Dave was a true lifelong learner having obtained his private pilot licence, followed various training programs and taken courses at many universities. He was an accomplished photographer who loved nature, particularly birds. He will be remembered as a devoted husband and father, a thoughtful and loyal friend, his quest for "getting things done right" and for his wonderful wit and sense of humour. He is survived by his wife, Judy (Stapleford) Dickson, who lovingly and tenderly cared for him during his illness; daughters, Christie and Amy, Dartmouth; granddaughter, Destinee Lynn, Dartmouth; sister, Margaret MacKinnon, Marion Dickson, Florence Currie and her husband Bill, all of Miramichi, N.B.; Isabel Dykeman and her husband George, Sussex Corner, N.B.; brother, Grear and his wife Lorna, Miramichi, N.B.; many nieces and nephews; his constant companion, Shadow. He was predeceased by sisters, Bessie Dickson, Marjorie Dickson, Georgina "Jean" Clark; brothers, Herbert Jardine, George Dickson, Lawrence "Bud" Dickson. Cremation has taken place. Friends and family are invited to their home Friday, November 12, between 1-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at 19 Hardisty Court, Dartmouth. A celebration of Dave's life will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, November 13, in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, School St., Dartmouth, Rev. Dr. P.A. MacDonald officiating. Private interment on Sunday in the Anglican Cemetery, Sussex Corner, N.B. Dave wished to contribute a gift that would perpetuate itself. At his request, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the the David Dickson Scholarship Fund, c/o Auburn Drive High School, 300 Auburn Dr., Dartmouth, NS, B2W 6E9.
COGSWELL, Jessica Maria
COGSWELL, Jessica Maria - Died November 6, 1999, in Valley Regional Hospital. Born in Kentville, she was the infant daughter of Derek and Melissa (Moore) Cogswell. Surviving are her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Moore, Black Rock; paternal grandparents, Lloyd and Brenda Cogswell, Kentville; brother, Jacob, at home. Graveside service 11 a.m. Tuesday in Elmgrove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Rev. John Scott officiating. Arrangements entrusted to H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Kentville.
YORKE, Harlan W.
YORKE, Harlan W. - 52, Halifax died Saturday, November 6, 1999, in Kirkhill, Cumberland Co. Born in Springhill, he was a son of Constance (Field) Yorke, Bedford, and the late Layton R. Yorke. He graduated from Parrsboro Regional High School in 1965. He later obtained a CMA designation in 1975. He worked briefly at the CIBC and for the Nova Scotia Department of Finance. He later worked with Nova Scotia Power for 25 years. For the past four years, he operated Yorke Accounting Services. He was a former member of the Tartan Twirlers, the Lake City Swingers, and most recently with the Sail Sets Square Dance Club. He was treasurer for both the Atlantic Canadian Amateur Dancesport Association and Corte, the Dance Club of Halifax. He was a member of the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and the Wild Blueberry Producer's Association of Nova Scotia. He was an avid outdoorsman. He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret Crossman; one sister, Charlotte Pridy and her husband Don, Bedford; four nieces; two nephews, several cousins. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. George's Anglican Church, Parrsboro, Rev. Robert Richmond and Rev. James Bushell officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to a charity of choice.
DEVEAU, Laura Josephine
DEVEAU, Laura Josephine - 68, Doucetteville, Digby Co., died November 6, 1999, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Weymouth Mills, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late John and Mammie (Gaudet) Deveau. Surviving are her husband, George Coakley; daughters, Lynn McCullough, Mount Pleasant, Digby Co.; Patricia Finigan, Digby; sons, Wallace Deveau, Doucetteville; Douglas "Wayne" Deveau, Pubnico, Yarmouth Co.; sisters, Ina Deveau, Digby; Catherine, Deep Brook, Annapolis Co.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Edward, Perley, Theadore; sisters, Margret, Agnes. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Doucetteville, Rev. Joseph Hanna officiating. Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
MacDONALD, Robert Matthews
MacDONALD, Robert Matthews - 75, Englishtown, died November 4, 1999, in Baddeck. Born in Sydney, he was a son of Capt. Dan and Lex (McLeod) MacDonald. He was a member of St. Marks Presbyterian Church, Englishtown. After a science degree from Dalhousie, he worked in Ottawa for the Defense Research Laboratory for 2 or 3 years. He then returned to Nova Scotia to teach high school in New Waterford, Sydney Academy and Baddeck. His dedication and impressive knowledge of science made his teaching memorable. In each of the above schools along with teaching chemistry, physics and math he coached basketball. In Baddeck, he began a very successful mini junior and high school basketball program. Along with being a coach and referee, he was one of the founding fathers of the Nova Scotia Athletic Foundation and Nova Scotia Headmasters. His love for the game of basketball and his confident belief of how much good this activity teaches our young people, has always been a guiding force in his coaching career. Baddeck Academy is honored to have "Red Bob" MacDonald's name used to head the title of the tenth annual Invitational Basketball Tournament. Surviving are brother, Alexander, California; sister, Pearl MacKeen, Toronto; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Lillian; brother, Donald. No visitation by request. Funeral 2 p.m., today, St. Marks Presbyterian Church, Englishtown, Rev. Lloyd Murdock officiating, assisted by Rev. Ritchie Robinson. Burial in Harbour View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity of your choice. Arrangements under the direction of MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck.
MacNEIL, Joseph Daniel
MacNEIL, Joseph Daniel - 72, Dartmouth, formerly of Irish Vale, Cape Breton Co., passed away peacefully on November 6, 1999, at home. Born in the Rear of Irish Cove, he was a son of the late Angus and Sarah Anne (MacNeil) MacNeil. He was a member of St. Peter's Parish, Dartmouth. He was an avid reader and also was a great lover of animals. He is survived by a dear friend and companion, Ann Hicks, Dartmouth; sister, Mae (Mrs. Joseph Nickerson), Halifax; adopted brother, James and three nieces and a nephew. He was predeceased by sisters, Catherine "Kitty" MacNeil; Marie (Mrs. George Myers); Sadie MacNeil and a brother, James in infancy. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Dartmouth. Burial will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Johnstown, Richmond Co. In lieu of flowers, doantions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the VON.
BOUDREAU, James Joseph
BOUDREAU, James Joseph - 61, Halifax, died November 5, 1999, in Northwood Manor. Born in Louisdale, he was a son of Margaret (Marchand) Boudreau and the late James Boudreau. He is survived by his son, Rodney, Halifax; sister, Edna, Louisdale; brothers, Edgar, Frank, Louis, Halifax. He was predeceased by his common-law wife, Jean Gorman; brother, George. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, memorial service 2 p.m. Tuesday, both in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations to Northwood Manor.
WALKER, John Douglas
WALKER, John Douglas - 45, Mahone Bay, died November 5, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Bridgewater, he was a son of Douglas and Marilyn Walker, Halifax. Surviving are his wife, Rosemary; stepdaughter, Michelle, Bridgewater; stepson, Denis, Dartmouth; brothers, Thomas, Barry, Halifax; sisters, Pamela, Halifax; Crystal, Toronto; a niece. He was predeceased by brother, Michael. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 2 p.m. Tuesday, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Archbishop James Hayes officiating, assisted by Rev. Douglas Kellough. Burial at a later date in Western Shore. No flowers by request, donations to the Liver Foundation.
ELLIOTT, Harold LeRoy
ELLIOTT, Harold LeRoy - 69, East Margaretsville, died November 7, 1999, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Clarence, Annapolis Co., he was a son of the Late H. Stuart and Merle (Fritz) Elliott. He was a past master of the Masonic Lodge and member of Middleton Ionic Lodge 64. He retired from MT&T after 32 years. He was a past member of Lions International, Digby Club; past member of the Middleton Volunteer Fire Department, the Middleton Curling Club, and an active member of the Telephone Pioneers. He was active in the Annapolis Valley Exhibition committees and a member of the Ox Committee. He was a member of the Maritime Ox Teamsters Association. He received the Annapolis Valley Exhibition AVR Hal Sproule Memorial Trophy Showman of the Year in 1999. He loved sports, especially hockey. He was an avid crib player. After his retirement, he farmed in East Margaretsville. Surviving are his wife, the former Joyce Bent; sons, Hal (Donna), East Margaretsville; Wayne (Darlene), Middleton; brother, Claude, Clarence; grandchildren Kristen, Stacy, Samantha, Kathryn, and Travis. He was predeceased by brothers, Kenneth and Earl. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. today and Tuesday with a Masonic Lodge service 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, all in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Gary Manthorne officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice.
CAMPBELL, Donald Bernard
CAMPBELL, Donald Bernard - 89, Bass River, Colchester Co., died November 5, 1999, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Montrose, he was a son of the late Austin and Eva (Hamilton) Campbell. He had been a resident of Bass River for the past 40 years, where he was a well-known lumberman and licensed lumber grader. In his earlier years, he had been a foreman of the Dominion Chair Company Bass River for a number of years. He was a former member the IOOF Lodge, member of Riverside United Church where he was an elder and longtime choir member for many years. He was a very staunch Liberal Party all of his life. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are daughter, Joan Jones, Halifax; three grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Gertrude Melvina Silver; sisters, Margaret and one in infancy; brothers, Harold, Herman, Reginald, Earl. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Riverside United Church, Bass River, Rev. Robert Mack officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Riverside United Church, Portapique United Church or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro.
KEIZER, Vernon LeRoy
KEIZER, Vernon LeRoy - 61, Alberta Street, Dartmouth, died September 10, 1998, at home. Born at Porters Lake, he was a son of the late Noble and Nellie (Logan) Keizer. He was a retired inspector with the Department of Transportation and, prior to that, he worked for Bolands IGA and owned his own trucking business. Surviving are his wife, the former Reta Langille; daughters, Carol Ann (Mrs. George Joyce), Tracy, Dartmouth; a granddaughter; brothers, Ronald, Grand Desert; Cyril, Porters Lake; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Verna; brother, Angus. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Memorial service 2 p.m. Monday in Christ Church, Dartmouth, Archdeacon Paul Smith and Rev. David Garrett officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial 2 p.m. Tuesday in Tatamagouche Mountain Cemetery, Rev. Morley Bentley officiating. Family flowers only. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society, Metro Food Bank or any charity.
DILLON, Wilfred Ernest
DILLON, Wilfred Ernest - 89, Sydney, died October 28, 1998, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born at Round Island, Cape Breton Co., he was a son of the late Arthur and Janie (Phillips) Dillon. He was a partner and service manager for Island Ford Sales for many years. He was a past master of Sydney Lodge 84, past high priest of Prince of Wales Chapter 10, past preceptor of Cape Breton Preceptory 43, member of Philae Temple, past president of Cape Breton Shrine Club, member of Royal Order of Jesters Court 155 and member and elder of St. Andrew's United Church. Surviving are his wife, Erna (MacAulay); daughters, Maureen (Mrs. Gordon Buchanan), Dartmouth; Sheila (Mrs. Edward MacAulay), Truro; Ruth (Mrs. Douglas Rose), Dartmouth; Lois Dillon, Chester, N.J.; eight grandchildren; sisters, Ethel Nicol, Glace Bay; Jean Jones, Burlington, N.C.; Bertha Peach, Burlington, N.C.; Kaye Mikkelson, Marion Bridge; brothers, Eldridge, Bridgewater; Leslie, Scarborough, Ont. He was predeceased by son, Robert; brothers, Louis, Ira; sister, Anna (Mrs. Alex Lewis.) Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, Masonic service 6:45 p.m. today, both in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday in St. Andrew's Church, Rev. Irving officiating. Burial in Oakfield Cemetery, Mira. In lieu of flowers, donations to Shriner's Crippled Children's Fund or any charity