MacDONALD, Bernadette "Red Rose"
MacDONALD, Bernadette "Red Rose" - 40, Inverness, died April 10, 2000, in the Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital, Inverness. Born in Inverness, she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Katherine (Rorison) MacDonald. She was a member of Stella Maris Church, Inverness. Surviving are sisters, Josephine (Mrs. Sandy MacNeil), Mabou; Bernadine (Mrs. Sandy Rankin), Mabou; half-brother, David Simms, Ontario; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Caroline and Hughena Cecilia in infancy. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, in Inverness Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday, in Stella Maris Church, Inverness, Rev. Alex MacLellan officiating. Interment in St. Matthew's Cemetery, Strathlorne. Donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Society of Canada.
BRODIE, John Charles "Jack"
BRODIE, John Charles "Jack" - 89, William St., Sydney, died April 10, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Guysborough, he was a son of the late Burton and Nellie (Clyke) Brodie. Surviving are daughter, Janette Lucas, Sydney; sisters, Bertha Pelley, Antigonish; Eliza Drakes, Vancouver; Laura Clyke, Guysborough; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, George, Bertie, Harry and one in infancy. No visitation. Cremation has taken place 2 p.m. Wednesday, under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel. Memorial service in St. Philip's African Orthodox Church, Archbishop Vincent Waterman officiating. Burial in Hardwood Hill Cemetery at a later date.
BERNASCONI, Kathleen "Tat"
BERNASCONI, Kathleen "Tat" - 83, Acadia St., Antigonish, died peacefully at home, April 9, 2000, after a lengthy illness surrounded by her loving and caring family and friends. Born in Pictou, she was a daughter of the late William Owen and Sarah (MacDonald) Wheten. She graduated from St. Martha's Hospital School of Nursing in 1939 and was a dedicated nurse and health professional all her nursing career, at St. Martha's Hospital, Antigonish, retiring in 1982. "Tat" was an active and involved member of St. Martha's Hospital, Alumnae, an associate member of the Sisters of St. Martha, Bethany and a member of St. Ninian's CWL. Surviving are daughters, Marion (Alan) McCaig, Kelowna, B.C.; Shirley (Wade) Cuthbertson, Ottawa; her caring and devoted sister, Marguerite Wheten, with whom she resided, Antigonish; brother, Kent (Evelyn) Wheten, Toronto; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her brothers, Wilfred (Buffie), Owen (Tuddy); sisters, Marie, Alice, Dolly, Connie, Mary; several half-brothers and sisters. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, 12 noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, in MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish, Rev. Bill Crispo officiating. Burial in St. Ninian's Cemetery. Memorial donations to St. Martha's Hospital in the Home or the Nova Scotia Lung Association.
NAZER, Herbert James
NAZER, Herbert James - 84, Halifax, died April 10, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late G. Percy and Grace (Haley) Nazer. He served during the Second World War as a gunner in the First Halifax Coast Regiment. He was an avid softball player, playing mostly on the Halifax commons as a pitcher of many years for Farmers Dairy. Surviving are daughters, Grace MacLeod, Halifax; Linda Vermettee, Duncan, B.C.; sons, Kenneth, Halifax; sisters, Dorothy, Helen, Marie, Halifax; Mildred, Toronto; brother, George, Halifax; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former, Doris Zinck; daughter, Joan; sisters, Edna, Grace, Barbara. Funeral arrangements incomplete and are under the direction of Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home.
MOULTON, Hazel Beatrice
MOULTON, Hazel Beatrice - 85, New Minas, Kings Co., died April 10, 2000, at home. Born in Windsor, Hants Co., she was a daughter of the late Harry and Sarah (Whitehead) Hines. She lived in New Minas for a number of years. She was a member of the Salvation Army. A member of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary Branch 6. Surviving are brothers, Harold, Murray, Windsor; sisters, Shirley Lee, Windsor; Mildred Messervey, New Minas; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Moulton; sister, Pearl Fraser. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, with a Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary service at 7 p.m. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, Captain Keith Pilgrim officiating. Burial St. Croix Cemetery, St. Croix, Hants Co. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity.
BOURNE, Joseph Bewick "Joe"
BOURNE, Joseph Bewick "Joe" - 79, Hantsport, died April 9, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born March 4, 1921 in Hunwick, England, he was a son of the late Wildred and Lily (Ord) Bourne. During his younger days, Joe served his country in the Second World War with the British Navy. In civilian life, he spent 28 years as foreman at Canadian Keyes Fibre Inc., Hantsport for 10 years as Chief Commissionaire at Newport Naval Radio Station, Hants Co., and was Commanding Officer of the Hantsport Sea Cadets for many years. He was a member of the Windport Dance Club and enjoyed playing the piano. He is survived by daughters, June Smith, Aylesford; Linda Bergeron, Greenwood; son, David and wife Linda, Bishopville; seven granddaughters; one great-grandson; brothers, Wilf and Ken, England; sister, Winnie, England. He was predeceased by his companion, Mary Lou Wheaton. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Hantsport, Rev. E.E. Hill officiating. A legion service will be held during the funeral service. Burial at a later date. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity. Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes-Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert St., Windsor.
BARRY, Annie Stella
BARRY, Annie Stella - 91, Halifax, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 9, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII. Born January 27, 1909 in St. George's, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late James and Ealulies (Blanchard) Alexander. She was a member of St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax and enjoyed knitting, crocheting and loved to dance. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are her daughter, Ann (Von Fall) Colombe, Stephenville, Nfld.; sons, Bernard (Mary), Halifax; Jimmy, Stephenville, Nfld.; Joseph (Rita), Clayton (Mercie), Pickdilley, Nfld.; Billy, Johnnie (Bernice), St. George's, Nfld.; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren; great great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, John Edward; daughter, Mamie Barry; son, Ronnie Barry; sisters, Mary, Ada, Mae, Josie; brothers, Adolf, Freddie, Joseph, Raymond; grandson, Clayton. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday in Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville, Nfld. Funeral service 10 a.m. Friday, April 14, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, St. George's, Nfld., Rev. Aidan Devine officiating. Interment to follow in Shallop Cove Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements co-entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax and Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville.
VICTORY, Anthony Christopher "Tony"
VICTORY, Anthony Christopher "Tony" - 45, Howie Centre, died April 10, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Liverpool, Eng., he was a son of Clifford J. and Doris (Dunn) Victory, Howie Centre. He was a member of the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union Local 480 and held the position of Chief Cook for the last 10 years with the Cape Breton County Correctional Centre. Surviving are sons, Devin James, Arron Cameron, at home; sisters, Susan Baldwin, Donna Baker, Sydney; brothers, Lawrence, Cliff Jr., Sydney; Craig, Moncton, N.B. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday, in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Sydney River, Rev. Norman MacPhee officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.
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 Medley, Tobi Crawley, East Preston; Stephanie Kane (Tony), Dartmouth; sons, David (Regina), Westphal; Edward (Geraldine), Lake Echo; Arnold (Claudia), Floyd (Mary), Burton (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 Crawley; three children in infancy; brothers, Matthew, Howard, Alfred, Samuel; sisters, Kathleen Parsons, Adeline Williams. Visitation was held Monday. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. today, 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. Donations may be made to the East Preston United Baptist Church or New Beginnings Ministries.
MacKINNON (Tomkinson), Pauline
MacKINNON (Tomkinson), Pauline - Peacefully on April 7, 2000, in the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, after a valiant battle with Alzheimer's in her 74th year. Predeceased by her husband, Clarence (Kim) MacKinnon (1984), Stellarton; her son, Donald (1952); along with her parents, James (1960) and Nancy (1958); brothers, Hugh (1984) and Frank (1984) Tomkinson, Pictou Landing. Loving mother to son, David; daughter-in-law, Lisa; granddaughters, Madeleine Pauline and Ainslie Norah. Many nieces and nephews will miss Aunt Pollie as well as her many friends. The chapel service will be held in Mississauga, Ont., today at 11 a.m. with interment to follow at the Farrington Burial Grounds, Brantford, Ont. Donations can be made in her memory to any local branch of the Alzheimer's Society.
JACKSON, Glenna Joyce
JACKSON, Glenna Joyce - Dartmouth, died April 9, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Dartmouth, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Ida Moore. She was an active member of St. Anthony's Church. She is survived by children, John (Linda), Dartmouth; Kenney (Sandy), Dartmouth; Gordon (Glenda), Dartmouth; Linda (Danny) Johnson, Musquodoboit Harbour; Sandra (Tom) Lohnes, Dartmouth; Barbara Jackson, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Christopher, Kevin, Danny, B.J., Shawna, Kelly, Shawn, April, Corey, Shelly, Jennifer and Joshua; great-grandson, Sydney; sisters, Ivy Rhode, Victoria, B.C.; Edna Brown, Halifax; brother, Jim, Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband, John; sister, Marjorie; brothers, Bill, Bob and Art. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. today, in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St., Dartmouth. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday, in St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church (Courtney Rd.), Dartmouth, Rev. Richard Philiposki S.C.h. officiating. A reception will immediately follow in the church hall. Burial will be at a later date in Mount Hermon Cemetery.
HOGAN, Dorothy Julia
HOGAN, Dorothy Julia - 74, Halifax, died April 9, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late William G. and Barbara Ann (Young) Smith. Surviving are son, James, Tarpon Springs, Fla.; brother, Stanley, Halifax; sisters, Mildred Smith, Violet Muise, Jean Smith, Halifax. She was predeceased by sister, Margaret; brothers, Willie, Don, Gordon. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., where funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Rev. Greg McMullin officiating. Burial in St. John's Cemetery.
BICKNELL, Dennis Rodney
BICKNELL, Dennis Rodney - 56, beloved husband and father, passed away unexpectedly April 8, 2000, at Cobequid Emergency. Surviving are his wife, Mischa (Mueller); daughters, Kim, Toronto; Nori, Halifax; father, Charles; stepmother, Elaine, Ottawa; brother, Brian, Ottawa; Douglas, Calgary. He was predeceased by his mother, Katherine. Dennis graduated from Queen's University with a BSc in Electrical Engineering and a Masters from TUNS. He served 25 years as an officer in the Navy, retiring as rank of LCDR. Most recently employed with Fleetway as a Ship Combat System Integration Engineer. He had received the following awards, HRM 250th Anniversary Medallion, January 2000; Lake District Recreation Volunteer Award 1993; Province of Nova Scotia Environment Award, 1988; Province of Nova Scotia Environmental Award for Citizens Group, May 1991. He was president of the Sackville Rivers Association 1989-1991 and 1995-1997. He represented SRA on committee to have Flood Plains Zoning completed of Little Sackville River. He was on the Transportation review committee for Halifax County, prior to amalgamation. Dennis was on the Trails Committee, Executive member. He was a member of the Sackville River Walkway committee, champion of Preserving Second Lake. He was a determined and focused supporter of restoring the environment of the Sackville River. He was a keen advocate of a better community through improvement of the Waterways. Inspiration leader of the Sackville Rivers Association in every aspect of community life. President of Riverside Estate Residents Association; official with Softball Association member of the Canada Day committee; organized tennis tournaments and a member of Toastmasters; and professional engineers Association of Nova Scotia. As an able Toastmaster, he was a valued member of the Sackville Toastmasters Club. His fellow toastmasters appreciated this dry wit and sense of humour, especially in his role as the past president, when lending his expertise as a parliamentarian and mentor to others. His proudest moment came, the the end of his term as president, when the club was proclaimed number one in District 45. His dedication and leadership inspired others, who have followed in his footsteps to realize their potential. A true toastmaster who was sincerely appreciated for his encouraging words and deeds during his 15 year commitment. His presence will be greatly missed by family and friends. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr. Funeral service 10 a.m. Wednesday, in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Gerald David officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Reception to follow in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations maybe made to the Sackville Rivers Association.