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NOVA SCOTIA - Amherst - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 1

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Date: Tuesday, 6 September 2016, at 12:46 a.m.

Ricky Vaughn Dowe
October 21, 1957 - March 12, 2005
Funeral arrangements by
Campbell's Funeral Home

Ricky Vaughn Dowe age 47 of Amherst passed away unexpectedly on Saturday March 12, 2005 at home. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Vaughn (Duke) and Ruby (Tower) Dowe. Ricky graduated from the Military School of Intelligence and Security as a military police officer in Borden, Ontario where he received numerous honorary athletic awards and was later transferred to CFB Moncton, N.B. from which he received an honorary release. Following his release he joined the Amherst Police Force until he later formed his own janitorial business with his wife Colleen for many years. He was a member of the Christ Church, Amherst and also a past choir member. He was a Past Master of the Masonic Lodge Alexandra # 87. In his younger years Ricky was a devoted member of the Amherst Minor Hockey Association and also a dedicated fan of the Amherst Junior Ramblers. Ricky was an avid Toronto Maple Leaf fan and he would never miss watching a game. In his spare time he enjoyed watching boxing with his dad, and following other sports. Ricky had a great love for animals especially his cats and dog. Ricky will be remembered by his kindness and his great sense of humor. He will be sadly missed by his many close friends and special buddies. Ricky is survived by his wife the former Colleen MacKinnon, one son Jordan and one daughter Sarah; two sisters Gloria (Val) Robichaud and Nancy Harrison both of Amherst; mother-in-law Betty Jardine (Nanny Hockey) of Amherst; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother-in-law Robert (Bobby) Harrison and father-in-law Bill Jardine. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 16, 2005 at 2 p.m. from Christ Church, Amherst with The Rev. Glenn Eason officiating. Family flowers only. Donations in Rick's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia www.campbellsfh.com

Arthur Blair Wheaton
March 19, 1928 - February 14, 2005
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Arthur Blair Wheaton age, 76 of Amherst passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Monday, February 14, 2005 at Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, Upper Nappan. Born in Amherst he was a son of the late Andrew James and Mary Louise (Gorvatt) Wheaton Art was in the Armed Forces in his younger years and later worked at various jobs including a baker in Oxford, trucking in Ontario and at the experimental Farm in Nappan, N.S. He was well known for his musical talent, which he enjoyed sharing with friends and family. He had a great sense of humor, which he maintained even during his recent illness. He will be sadly missed. He is survived by daughters Debra (Vincent) Hollis and Vicki (Roger) Robichaud both of Amherst and Joyce Wheaton of Detroit U.S; one son Blair (Kathryn) Wheaton of Edmonton, AB; One remaining sister Doris (Leland) Bird of Nappan N.S.; nine grandchildren and one great granddaughter and many nieces and nephews. Art was predeceased by his wife the former Leona Helen Ward; one son Hugh Byron; brothers Edson, Claude, Jack, Preston, Reginald, George and Andrew Jr.; sisters Alice, Zylpha, Louise, Grace, and Hattie His remains are resting in Campbellís Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst (667-9906) with visiting on Wednesday February 16, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Thursday February 17, 2005 at 2 p.m. from Campbellís Chapel with Rev. Sheldon LeGrow officiating.

Mrs. Thelma V. Christie
May 14, 1915 - February 05, 2005
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CHRISTIE, Thelma V. - 89, died in Amherst on February 5, 2005. Born May 24, 1915, she was a daughter of Jonathan L. Grose and Edith Louise Grose. At a young age she moved with her mother and stepfather Waldo Hartsook to Eston,Saskatchewan. After completing her public school education in Eston, she trained as a nurse at the Toronto General Hospital. Upon receiving her R.N. she worked as a nurse in a mission hospital in Twillingate, NL. In 1939 she enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy as a nursing sister and was stationed at Cornwallis, North Sydney and Halifax. In 1945, following her discharge from the Canadian Navy, she married Charles B. Christie and they moved to Amherst. Thelma was an active member of her community. She was involved with the Highland View Hospital Auxiliary, and a former member of the Amherst Golf Club and the Amherst Curling Club. Thelma is survived by her sons, David H. Christie, Amherst; Paul S. Christie, Halifax; grandchildren, Julie,Allison, Alex and Maeghan; her brother, Gerald O.Hartsook; her sister, Hazel Thompson, both of Eston, Sask. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles, and a brother, Cecil W. Hartsook. There will be no visitation. A funeral service will be held in Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst on Wednesday, February 9, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Byron Corkum officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cumberland Regional Health Foundation or a charity of your choice.

Alton "Paddy" Bernard Arseneau
December 07, 1931 - February 10, 2005
Funeral arrangements by
Campbell's Funeral Home

Alton (Paddy) Bernard Arseneau age 73, of Amherst passed away Thursday, February 10, 2005 at Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, Upper Nappan, N.S. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late John and Janie (Coster) Arseneau. At the age of 13 he worked at the Salt Plant in Nappan carrying water to the workers. He later worked in the lumber camps at the age of 14 where he was a truck driver and then worked for the railroad in the Folly Mountain area. When Paddy was 17 he started working for Enemal Heating in Amherst where he was employed for 25 years. He also worked for the Town Recreation Department working in the town parks, mowing the lawns and gardening. At the age of 65, Paddy retired from the foundry division of IMP. He had a passion for gardening, he loved hockey and had a very creative mind. Paddy is survived by his wife the former Joyce McCarthy, three daughters Sylvia (David) Thompson of Amherst, Patricia Arseneau (David) and Tracy (John) Tribe both of Brantford, Ont., two sons Kenny (Tammy) and Elton (Denise) both of Amherst, one brother Donald (Olive) of Amherst, grandchildren Kelly, Dawn, Cynthia, Bethany, Christopher, Julie, Jennifer, Lisa, Illyria, Kyle, Ashley, Owen and Noah, great grandchildren Riley, Branden, Colby, Lanya and Hayden and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters Pauline Kelley and Catherine Noiles and one brother Walter. His remains are resting at Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst with visiting on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Monday at 2 p.m. from Campbell's Chapel with Rev. Byron Corkum officiating. Interment will take place in the spring in the Amherst Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, VON or the charity of your choice. www.campbellsfh.com

Donald James Wry
October 20, 1936 - January 29, 2005
Funeral arrangements by
Campbell's Funeral Home

Donald James Wry age 68 of Amherst passed away on Saturday January 29, 2005 at Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, Upper Nappan. Born in Sackville, N.B. he was a son of Margaret (Adams) Wry and the late Marshall Wry. Don was in the Armed Forces in his younger years and later drove transport trucks for different companies in Ontario and Alberta. When he returned to Amherst he was employed with Robb Engineering. Don enjoyed playing cards, listening to blue grass music and watching a good wrestling match. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, the former Marina Vienneau; one sister Judy (Norman) Walsh of Toronto, ON; four brothers Colin (Jean) of Sackville, N.B.; Kenneth (Fran), Bill, and Stuart all of Toronto, ON; sister in law Lois of Picton, ON and many nieces and nephews. Don was predeceased by one son in infancy and one brother Terrence. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or funeral service by the request of Donald. Burial will take place in the spring in the St. Charles-Nativity Cemetery. Donations in Don's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Nova Scotia Kidney Foundation.

William Allison Atkinson
January 01, 1916 - January 29, 2005
Funeral arrangements by
Campbell's Funeral Home

William Allison Atkinson age 89 of Amherst passed away on Saturday January 29, 2005 at Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, Upper Nappan. Born in West Brook, N.S. he was a son of the late Henry and Ada (Nieforth) Atkinson. Bill owned and operated his own trucking business for 56 years in the Amherst area. He supplied coal for many homes in Cumberland County as well as hauling gravel. Bill was an active member of the I.O.O.F. Amherst for many years and holding many offices at different times. Bill is survived by his wife, the former Beryl Brown, three daughters Carol (Victor) Wilson of Pomquet, N.S.; Marilyn (Leon) Comeau of Newcastle, N.B. and Lynn (Randy) Porter of Whitby, ON; one son William Jr. (Jen) Atkinson of Whitby, ON; three brothers Ernest (Hilda) of Amherst; Kenneth (Sarah) and Aubrey (Joyce) both of Truemanville, N.S.; one sister Eva (Clarence) Reid of Truemanville, N.S.; grandchildren; great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by twin sister and brother in infancy. Cremation has taken place. Family will receive visitors on Tuesday February 1, 2005 at Campbellís Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst (667-9906) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will take place on Wednesday January 2, 2005 at 11 a.m. from Campbellís Chapel with Rev. Patti Blundell officiating. Burial will take place in the spring in the West Brook Cemetery.

Mr. Irwin Lloyd Smith
April 14, 1924 - January 21, 2005
Funeral arrangements by
Campbell's Funeral Home

Irwin Lloyd Smith age 80, of Amherst passed away Friday, January 21, 2005 at Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, Upper Nappan, N.S. Born in Cookville, N.B., he was a son of the late Walter and Myrtle (Anderson) Smith. Irwin worked for many years for Armour Transport. He was a member of Faith United Pentecostal Church, Amherst. He is survived by his wife the former Marlene Snow, one son Alton Smith of Dieppe, N.B.,two sisters Olga (Arthur) Jones of Upper Kent, N.B. and Jean Reynolds of Petticodiac, N.B., one brother Melvin of Fredericton, N.B., step daughter Michelle Hewey of Saint John, N.B. 5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, 1 step grandson and 2 step granddaughters and several nieces and nephews. Irwin was predeceased by his first wife the former Phyllis Trenholm, daughter Sharon Kay, two sisters Dora and Edith and three brothers Oscar, Ivan and Ormand. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held on Monday, January 24, 2005 at 2 p.m. from Faith United Pentecostal Church, Amherst with Rev. Jonathan Cole officiating. Interment will take place in the spring in the Amherst Cemetery. Donations in Irwin's memory may be made to the Faith United Pentecostal Church Building Fund. Arrangements entrusted to Campbellís Funeral Home, Amherst, N.S. (667-9906)

Marie B. Reade
March 31, 1927 - November 07, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Campbell's Funeral Home

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Marie Bernadine Reade on Sunday November 7, 2004 at Moncton Hospital, N.B. as a result of complications following surgery. Born in Cap Pele, N.B. on March 31, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Thaddee and Annie (LeBlanc) LeBlanc. She is survived by her husband of 43 years Everett of Amherst; one daughter Diane (Keith) Chapman of Lorneville, N.S; one son Paul of Kingston ON; one brother Albert (Alma) of Cap Pele, N.B.; four grandchildren Wally (Leanne) McIlvena, Maranda (Doug) Abbott, Sarah and Amanda Cormier, several nieces and nephews. Marie was predeceased by three sisters Elizabeth, Julie and Adrienne, three brothers Adrice, Louis and Guy. Her remains are resting in Campbell's Funeral Home 98 Church St., Amherst (667-9906) with visiting on Tuesday November 9, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with Parish prayers at 8 p.m. Funeral mass will be held on Wednesday November 10, 2004 at 10 a.m. from Nativity Of Our Lady Roman Catholic Church, 50 Cornwall St., Amherst with Father Vernon Driscoll officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of donorís choice.

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