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NOVA SCOTIA - Halifax - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 142

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

George Edgar Hodder
March 05, 1925 - March 22, 2005
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

HODDER, George Edgar - 80, Halifax, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 22, 2005, in the Palliative Care Unit of the QEII Health Sciences Centre. He was the beloved husband of 61 years of Helen (Faulkner); loving father of daughters, Carol (Joe) Burke, Abbotsford, B.C.; Linda (Harry) Sutherland, Aldergrove, B.C.; Wendy (late Joe) Pelley, Tantallon; Cindy (Danny) Dyer, Tantallon; and son, Graham (Lynda) Hodder, St. Croix; dear grandfather of Howard Sutherland, David (Lori-Ann) Burke, Jan Pelley (Craig Sampson), Shawn Pelley, Jeffrey (Aimee) Hodder, Ryan (Shelby) Hodder, Mathew (Rhea) Gallant, Michael Gallant, Emily Dyer; and great-grandfather of Jesse, Christopher and Elizabeth Burke, Kevin Sutherland and Zackary Hodder. He is also survived by his brother, Roy (Dot) Hodder, Lower Sackville; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Fred and Sarah (Banfield) Hodder; sisters, Ester "Etta" Faulkner, Ethel McGee; brothers, Andrew "Andy", David, Donnie, and son-in-law, Joe Pelley. George served in the Canadian Army Signal Corps during the Second World War. he was employed after the war with the CNR in Halifax until his retirement in 1987. He was also a long-serving member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 142 in Fairview. He will be missed by his family and many friends. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax from where visitation will be held today from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, March 26, at 10 a.m. in St. John's Anglican Church, Halifax. Reception to follow in the church hall. Interment in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Palliative Care Unit of the QEII Health Sciences Centre or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

James Yarn
August 14, 1923 - March 20, 2005
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

YARN, James - 81, Halifax, passed away March 20, 2005, at home. Born in Mose Ambrose, NL, he was a faithful son of the late William and Annie (Fiander) Yarn. He served during the Second World War with the Royal Navy. He also sailed in the Merchant Navy for a number of years. He then worked at the Halifax Naval Dockyard as a Master of Harbor Craft Boats and retired in 1981. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, a 50 year Jewel member of the Masonic Order, the Duke of Kent AF & AM Lodge, and a member of the Philae Temple. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Blanche; son, Harold (Rita); his daughter, Mary (Len); sister, Elizabeth; brother, Roy; and his pride and joy, grandchildren, Danielle, Nicole, Nicholas, Nathaniel, and Kathryn. No visitation by request. A memorial service will be held in St. John's Anglican Church, Dutch Village Road at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, Rev. Randy Townsend officiating. A reception will follow in the church. Interment in Oakridge Memorial Gardens, Old Sackville Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Philae Temple Crippled Children Fund.

Salvatore "Sal" Joseph Rinaldo
June 13, 1942 - March 17, 2005
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

RINALDO, Salvatore Joseph "Sal" - 62, Halifax, died March 17, 2005, at home of natural causes. Born June 13, 1942, in Buffalo, N.Y., he was a son of the late Antonina (LaMonica) and Guiseppe Rinaldo. He attended high school and university in Buffalo and served in the United States Navy as a Petty Officer on the ship the USS Roosevelt. Sal moved to Nova Scotia in 1970. He was a social worker for 22 years, including Executive Director of Metro Group Homes and Veith House, respectively. He was the creator and cofounder of the successful Salvatore's New York Pizza. Many will remember his happy face at the Halifax Farmer's Market on Saturday mornings. A proud and long-time member of the YMCA of Halifax, Sal was a quiet, spiritual man who found solace as a runner, playing his clarinet and painting. His greatest pleasure was preparing food for friends and loved ones. Sal will always be remembered for his beautiful smile and kind heart. He will be deeply missed by his family and the many friends he has touched in his life. Surviving are his wife, Kim (Trenholm); beloved father of Lia, Erica, Samuel, and Antonio; sisters, Fran (Joseph) Fusco and Nina Rinaldo, both of Buffalo; sisters-in-law, Lorri McLeod and Monique Trenholm; brothers-in-law, Master Cpl. Jason Trenholm, L.S. James Trenholm, Captain George McLeod; mother-in-law, Grace Speth; father-in-law, Ron Trenholm; many nieces, nephews and cousins, both in the United States and Canada. He was predeceased by his beloved brother, Peter. Visitation will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral service will be in the funeral home on Tuesday, March 23, at 10 a.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the YMCA of Halifax, South Park Street.

Hugh "Buddy" Samuel Bushore
May 11, 1934 - March 15, 2005
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

BUSHORE, Hugh Samuel "Buddy" - Halifax, passed away March 15, 2005, at home. Born in Sydney Mines, he was a son of the late Hugh and Jessie (Kernick) Bushore. He retired in 1978 from the RCAF after 24 years of service. Hugh had been an instructor for Duncan Ceramics. He is survived by sons, Shawn and Michael; brothers, Brian (Elaine), Trenton, Ont.; Fred (Lorna), Eastern Passage; nephew, Laurence. He was predeceased by brothers, John, James, Joseph; friend, Carl Strudwick. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.

Rita Mae Zwicker
July 28, 1909 - March 17, 2005
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

ZWICKER, Rita Mae - 95, Arborstone Enhanced Care, Halifax, went home to be with the Lord on March 17, 2005. Born July 28, 1909, in Clearland, she was a daughter of the late Harris and Mina (Beck) Lantz. Rita was a member of Full Gospel Church, organist and choir director for a number of years. She is survived by her daughter, Diane (Calvin) Cluett, Halifax; sister, Erna Smith, New Minas; grandson, Randy (Kelly) Cluett, Beechville; granddaughter, Sherri (Tim) Tyson, Timberlea; great-granddaughter, Brittany Cluett, Beechville. She was predeceased by her husband, Captain Reg Zwicker; brothers, Kenneth, Ronald, Hector. Visitation will be held today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Celebration service will be Saturday, March 19, at 2:30 p.m. in Full Gospel Church, 6405 North St., Halifax, Pastor Gary Barrett officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Donations in Rita's memory can be made to Full Gospel Church Building Fund.

Shirley Francis Lane (née Cornell)
June 11, 1930 - March 19, 2005
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

LANE, Shirley Francis - 74, Prospect, died peacefully surrounded by her family, March 19, 2005, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Wilfred and Ada (Jollimore) Cornell. Shirley was a trained registered nurse and was a matron of Victoria Hall for many years, having a great compassion for all in her care. She was an avid gardener. She enjoyed the comradeship of being involved with The Children of Mary, Star of the Sea Parish and the enjoyment of her grandchildren, spending many happy hours with them. Shirley had a tremendous sense of humor and always had a way of making light of life's situations. Surviving are daughters, Deborah (Donald) Slaunwhite, Shad Bay; Melanie (Don) Benoit, White's Lake; sons, Jon (Alana) Lane, Prospect; Jayson (Angela) Lane, Halifax; sister, Joan Chisholm; grandchildren, Peter, Eric, Jeff, Sophia, and great-grandchildren, Austin and Evan. She was predeceased by husband, John; sister, Elsie; brothers, Stanley, Cyril and son, Michael in infancy. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 22, from 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where the funeral service will be held Wednesday 3 p.m., with reception to follow. Donations to The Lung Association. Special thanks to Darlene, Stephanie and Steven Norris for their special care.

Clara Margaret Veronica Novelli
February 15, 1923 - March 15, 2005
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

NOVELLI, Clara Margaret Veronica - 82, Halifax, passed away March 15, 2005, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late John and Rita (Vetese) Dill. She was a devoted mother to her children and wife to her late husband, Frank, who worked as a longshoreman on the Halifax waterfront. She is survived by her daughters, Lana Oldford (Rusty St. John), Teresa Novelli (Jimmy Goyetche), Leslie Nicholson (Donald Sampson), Connie Novelli and Lisa Novelli (Ralph Hollett), all of Halifax; sons, Frank (Carolyn), Porter's Lake; Gary (Linda), Dartmouth; Carlo and Tony, both of Halifax; brothers, Tommy (Rose) Dill, Truro; John (Phyllis) Dill, Sackville; sisters, Violet (Percy) Jeffery and Glenna Mercier, both of Halifax; 10 grandchildren and two great-granddaughters. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank Novelli; son, Ernie Novelli; brother, Donald Dill; stepbrothers, Ernesto and Joseph Meriggi; stepsister, Helen Meriggi; granddaughter, Lucia Simone Novelli. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors from 7-9 p.m. Friday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. A memorial service will be held in the funeral home Saturday at 1 p.m. with Rev. James Haughn officiating. A reception will follow in the funeral home. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. Thanks to the staff of 8.1 at the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, especially Jill. A special thanks to Mike and Maria McRae, Porter's Lake, Rusty St. John and Donald Sampson.

William "Bill" Lester Zinck
November 05, 1946 - March 17, 2005
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

ZINCK, William Lester "Bill" - 58, Halifax, passed away at home. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Gladys "Tish" (Harrie) and Wilfred Zinck. He belonged to the IBEW Electrical Brotherhood. He owned and operated Carter Electric. Bill was an avid fisherman and liked all sorts of sports, especially hockey and baseball. He played in the Old-Timers Hockey League, the Bay Pirates and the Men's Orthodox Ball League, the Carter Electric Sox. He was very much the family man and will be missed greatly by his family and many friends. Surviving are his loving wife of 31 years, Debbie (McGrath) Zinck; daughters, Tammy and Sandra Zinck, both of Hatchet Lake; brother, Gary (Suzie) Zinck, Hatchet Lake; stepbrother, Clifford, Ontario; grandchildren, Skyler and Alex Zinck, Hatchet Lake; many nieces and nephews. Bill was predeceased by both his parents; stepbrother, Carl Zinck; best friend, Butch Wilson. Visitation will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral service will be held Monday, March 21, at 11 a.m. in St. Timothy's Anglican Church, Hatchet Lake, Rev. Lisa Vaughn officiating. Burial will be in Sunrise Cemetery, Hatchet Lake. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Kidsport Foundation.

Vasil Velcoff
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

VELCOFF, Vasil - 95, Sharbot Lake, Ont., died February 27, 2005, in Sharbot Lake. Born in Bulgaria, he immigrated to Nova Scotia in 1923. He was a long-time resident of Halifax for 70 years. He is survived by daughters, Shirley and Sandra; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Hilda (Marryatt); brothers, Evan and Niden. Visitation will be held Monday, March 7, at 1 p.m. up until the time of service at 2 p.m., both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville.

Lloyd Ivan Dewling
January 22, 1936 - February 13, 2005
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

DEWLING, Lloyd Ivan - 69, Glen Haven, died Sunday, February 13, 2005, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Lloyd was born in Halifax, the son of the late Ivy Catherine (Dewling) Falt of Halifax. He was an employee of Canadian National Telegraph & Telephone delivering telegraphs on a bicycle in downtown Halifax. Lloyd was a long-time employee of Hudson Bay Company (previously Simpson's) working in the warehouse and retiring with 41 years of service. He was a member of the Salvation Army Fairview Citadel Corps formerly Halifax North Corps since he was a child. He was predeceased by his son, Gary. He is survived by his daughter, Kathleen Bugbee (Leonard); grandchildren, Elizabeth and Jonathan Bugbee; sister, Linda MacDonald (Paul), Bridgewater; nieces, Shawna (Stan) Neckar, Tampa, Fla.; Sarah Lynn (Owen) Phillips, Ottawa, Ont. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 16, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday, February 17, in The Salvation Army Fairview Citadel, 50 Gesner St., Capt. Bob MacDonald officiating with burial in St. Peter's Cemetery, Hackett's Cove. Reception to follow in St. Peter's Church. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Salvation Army Fairview Citadel or a charity of choice.

Marie Dorothy Hansen
December 02, 1931 - February 13, 2005
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

HANSEN, Marie Dorothy - Halifax, passed away on Sunday, February 13, 2005, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Cape Breton, she was a daughter of the late John and Annie (Morvan) Hansen. Marie worked for many years with the Nova Scotia Light and Power Company as secretary to the president. She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Parish for more than 40 years. She loved traveling and traveled extensively with her sister, Nora and their friend, Constance McKenna. She was also a beautiful dancer, a pastime she greatly enjoyed. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Surviving are sister, Nora Granter; brothers, Gerald (Doris) and Edward (Joan); sister-in-law, Martha; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by brothers, Walter, William, Raymond, and Fred. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where visitation will be held today from 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated Wednesday, February 16, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Parish, Halifax, by Father Robert Floyd. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Liver Foundation, Halifax Chapter.

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