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RATHBUN, George Maurice
RATHBUN, George Maurice - 88, Windsor, formerly of Cheverie, died October 27, 1998, at Gladys C. Manning Retirement Home. Born on June 8, 1910, in Kempt Shore, he was a son of the late Mac and Mildred (Rose) Rathbun, Cheverie. He is survived by daughters, Marilyn and husband Pete Mitchell, Holliston, Mass.; Janet, Lake Echo; Linda and husband Mike Forsythe, Fall River; sons, Hugh and wife Jane, Waverley; Bruce and wife Debbie, Cheverie; brother, Jack, Dartmouth; 16 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife of 50 years, Geraldine (O'Brien); son, Brian; brothers, Burpee, Percy; sisters, Maude, Norma. The grandson of Cheverie ship builder Roderick Rose, he was launched on three Parsons' ships when he was a boy and maintained a life-long interest in ships from the age of sail. He began his working career on United Fruit Company ships. Later, following a period with General Electric in Lynn, Mass., he studied and worked as a cost accountant in New York City. In 1932, he returned to Cheverie, where he was pay master at the Gypsum Quarry. During the Second World War, he served in the Royal Canadian Navy and afterwards was involved, as a field representative, in the administration of vocational programs for veterans. For 24 years, until his retirement in 1973, he was a commercial traveler in central and western Nova Scotia for G.H. Wood and Co. He was past master of Shore Lodge 134, a member of Scottish Rite, a treasurer for Cheverie United Church, a worker for the Progressive Conservative party and a volunteer with several organizations, including VON. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday in J.W. Allen Funeral Home, Summerville. Masonic service at 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Funeral 1 p.m. Saturday in Cheverie United Church, Rev. Russell Newhook officiating with Rev. Garnet Parker assisting. Burial to follow in Avon View Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Kempt Shore or Cheverie cemetery funds or a charity of your choice.

GREENE, Daniel Robert (Dan)
GREENE, Daniel Robert (Dan) - 93, New Glasgow, died October 28, 1998, at home. Born in Greens Brook, Pictou Co., he was a son of the late Thomas and Mary Jane (Cameron) Greene. He was a resident of Greens Brook for some 60 years prior to moving to New Glasgow. He spent most of his working years in the farming and lumbering industries and as a carpenter with various companies throughout the county. He was a caretaker for a number of years at First Presbyterian Church, Westminster Church and First United Baptist Church, all of New Glasgow. He was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow; a member of IOOF Lodge, East River St. Marys and a former member of Sunlight Rebekah Lodge 110, East River St. Marys. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, the former Isabel MacLennan; sons, Robert (Bob), Chance Harbour Road, Trenton; Lloyd, French Lake, N.B.; daughter, Marie (Mrs. Ron MacDonald), New Glasgow; six grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; brother, Alfred, Woodburn. He was predeceased by sisters, Lena Greene, Kaye (Mrs. Howard Urbrach); brothers, George, Thomas in infancy; granddaughter, Suzanne. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in H.W. Angus Funeral Home. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Rev. Dr. Ken MacLeod officiating. Burial in Greens Brook Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to ALS Society of Canada, Regional Office, 7071 Bayers Rd., Suite 316A, Starlite Gallery, Halifax, NS B3L 2C2; Canadian Cancer Society or Greens Brook Cemetery.

DOARY, Peter Wilfred (Fred)
DOARY, Peter Wilfred (Fred) - 91, River Bourgeois, died peacefully January 1, 1999, in Strait Richmond Hospital. Born in Janvrins Island, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Peter John and Bertha (DeCoste) Doary. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church. He served with the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War on convoy duty in the North Atlantic, rising to the rank of petty officer. He was a proud member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 47, St. Peter's. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Evangeline (Geline) (Landry) Doary; sons, Everett and wife Ruth, Fort Coulonge, Que.; Roddie and wife Margaret, Sydney River; Arthur and wife Henrietta, Raymond, River Bourgeois; daughters, Marie (Mrs. Bruce Mombourquette), River Bourgeois; Anna (Mrs. Lee Ehler), Halifax; Alice (Mrs. Robert McFetridge), Tantallon; Claire Bogle and companion Alvin MacAskill, Dartmouth; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Joseph (Lee), Lower Sackville; Bennie, Janvrins Island; sisters, Alice and Eva May, Boston; Corrine, Tantallon. He was predeceased by brothers, Roddie, John and Leo; sisters, Margaret, Marion and Sylvia. A special thank you to everyone for the care and support given over the years. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Sunday in River Bourgeois Funeral Home. All members of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 47, are requested to meet at the funeral home in River Bourgeois Monday at 9 a.m. to attend the funeral of their late comrade, Peter Wilfred (Fred) Doary. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday in St. John the Baptist Church, River Bourgeois, Rev. Sandy MacNeil officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.

BILLARD, Foster Lloyd
BILLARD, Foster Lloyd - 75, Taylor Street, Sydney, died December 31, 1998, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Burgeo, Nfld., he was a son of the late Thomas and Agnes Billard. He was a member of St. Alban's Anglican Parish, a veteran of the Second World War serving with the Merchant Marines, and a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 128, Whitney Pier. He retired from the CCGS Labrador in 1987. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are his wife, the former Joan Hillier; daughters, Janet (Mrs. Fred Ryan), Barbara (Mrs. James MacCuish), Ontario; sons, Raymond, North Sydney; Lloyd, Ronald, Richard, Mira; 10 grandchildren. He was predeceased by brother, Lester. Funeral 11 a.m. today in St. Alban's Anglican Church, Rev. Doug Chard officiating. Burial in Hardwood Hill Cemetery.

ANSTEY, Hazel Mildred
ANSTEY, Hazel Mildred - Died December 30, 1998, in Northwood Manor. Born in Dartmouth, she was a daughter of the late Amos and Amelia (Gates) Gaston. She was a member of St. John's United Church and IOOF Rebekah Lodge. Surviving are stepdaughters, Violet (Mrs. Evelly Brake), Halifax; Dorreen (Mrs. Lorne Elphick), Ontario; Alice Anstey, Victoria; nieces, Doris Boehk, Halifax; Marlene, Montreal; nephew, Kenneth, Ontario. She was predeceased by her first husband, Joseph MacQuarrie; her second husband, John Anstey; stepson, Leonard; daughter, Isabelle Ram; sisters, Marjorie Groves, Dorothy MacQuarrie. Funeral 10 a.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home chapel, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, Rev. Carmen Riggs officiating. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Cancer Society or The Arthritis Society.

CLARK, Mary (Eileen)
CLARK, Mary (Eileen) - who passed away nineteen years ago today, April 16th, 1980.
Our hearts still ache with sadness, Our silent tears still flow;
For what it meant to lose you, No one will ever know.
Sadly missed by husband Clyde, daughter Claudia, and sons Greg, Gary and Ron.

In loving memory of Ronalda, who passed away April 16, 1994.
"Always in our memory" "Forever in our hearts".
Mom, Dad and Family.

DRYSDALE - In loving memory of our Dad and Granddad, William (Willie) Drysdale, who passed away April 16, 1978.
A silent thought, a secret tear, In memory we hold so dear.
God gave us strength, To bear the blow,
But in our hearts, We miss you so.
Time takes away the edge of grief, But memory turns back each leaf.
His hands were rough and hard from work, But with us always gentle, sweet and tender, fond and true.
Dad, there could never be another like you.
Sadly missed, daughter Rita, son-in-law Richard and family.

TURPLE, Edith Cavell
TURPLE, Edith Cavell - 82, Dutch Settlement, died April 18, 1999, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, Halifax. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late John and Bessie (Brimicombe) Mitchell. She was a resident of Dutch Settlement for over 20 years and previously of Halifax. She was a former employee of Moirs Ltd. Surviving are several nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Kathleen "Kitty" Mitchell, Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband, Grover; brothers, Jack, Charles, Allen; sisters, Margaret, Beatrice, Mabel. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie, Rev. David Fletcher officiating. Burial in Admiral Rock Cemetery.

MATTINSON, Dolly Edith
MATTINSON, Dolly Edith - 95, East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash, formerly of Mount Pleasant, Cumberland Co., died April 19, 1999, in the lodge. Born in Oxford, she was a daughter of the late William M. and Rosalie (Hollis) Miller. She was an adherent of the Church of the Nazarene, Oxford, and had worked for a number of years at Oxford Woolen Mills Ltd. Surviving are daughters, Lavona Blanchard, Mount Pleasant; Ella May Murray, Barrie, Ont.; sons, Glen, Hansford, Cumberland Co.; Ted "Sig", Lorne, Pictou Co.; Pearley "Guy", Picton, Ont.; brother, Earl, Winnipeg, Man.; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, James William; daughters, Jeanie in infancy, Kathleen MacDonald; sons, Louis, Lawson, Robert, Dewey, Donald; sisters, Marie Anderson, Hilda Rushton, Ivy Penney, Nellie Merry, Peryn Churchill, Maudie Rushton; brothers, Glen, Dewis, Carl, Albert, Robert, Eli; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation this evening, Wednesday afternoon and evening, funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, all in Allen's Funeral Home, 60 Water St., Oxford, Rev. Bert Collins officiating. Burial in Oxford Pine Grove Cemetery. Donations to any charity.

PHILLIPS, John Alfred
PHILLIPS, John Alfred - 79, 22 Hingley Ave., Truro, died April 19, 1999, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Archibald and May (Dartt) Phillips. He worked for the CNR for most of his life and did various types of work. He was a member of the Emerson Club, Truro. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Truro. He was an avid bowler, bingo player and a harness racing fan. Surviving are his stepfather, Walter Wulff; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Frank; sisters, Nina, Helen, Erma. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, legion tribute service 7 p.m. Wednesday, funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, all in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, Rev. David MacNaughton officiating. Burial at a later date in Robie Street Cemetery, Truro. Family flowers only. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Colchester Regional Hospital building fund.

LIVELY, Violet Mildred
LIVELY, Violet Mildred - 82, Beaver Bank Road, passed away peacefully Monday, April 19, 1999, in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII. Born June 5, 1916, in Beaver Bank, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Ester ( Shunamon) Lively. She loved her family. She was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd. Surviving are daughters, Laurrine (Mrs. Ernie Hardy), Dartmouth; Eileen (Mrs. Leslie Bowlby), Kingston; Gloria (Mrs. Emerson Rafuse), Windsor Junction; Rose (Mrs. Gerald Eye), Fall River; Lillian (Mrs. Harold Digdon), Stewiacke; sons, Maynard (Penny), Chester (Barb), Keith (Carla), Lorne (Anita), Kevin, all of Beaver Bank; sister, Edith Lee-Forsythe, Halifax; brothers, Percy, Ardoise, Hants Co.; Leo, Beaver Bank; Leonard, Waverley; 21 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She as predeceased by her husband, Maynard; sisters, Margaret and Irene; brother, Levi. Visitation 2-4, 7-9, p.m. today, April 20, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Funeral service 2 p.m.Wednesday, April 21, (time to be announced tomorrow), in Church of the Good Shepherd, Beaver Bank Road, Rev. Karen Hunt officiating. Interment in church cemetery. Reception to follow in the church hall. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the VON.

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