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NOVA SCOTIA - Halifax - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 144

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Date: Tuesday, 6 September 2016, at 12:51 p.m.

Yeun Lun Wong
November 19, 1919 - November 04, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

WONG, Yeun Lun - 85, passed away peacefully after a brief illness in the VG Site, QEII on Thursday, November 4, 2004. Born in China, she was the daughter of the late Ma Chong and Ming Chek Cheung. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Chui Shin; sons, Rui Yuan (Quiong Ai), China; Yur Jun (Lun), Sackville; Yur Por (Fun), Halifax; daughters, Karol (Joseph) Lee, Halifax; Huang Siar Cui (Shar Wan Ma), Vancouver, B.C.; sister, Ting Shui Tam, Hong Kong; brother, Cheung Man Por, Hong Kong; 20 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by son, Rui Kun; two brothers and a sister. Arrangements are entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where visitation will be held on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday, November 12, at 11 a.m. in the chapel. Burial in Oakridge Memorial Gardens, Lower Sackville.

Yvonne Lucille Vennall (née Lockhart)
August 29, 1945 - November 03, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

VENNALL (Lockhart), Yvonne Lucille - 59, Halifax. It is with great sadness that we, the family of the late Yvonne Vennall, announce her passing in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII, on November 3, 2004. Born August 29, 1945, in Halifax, she was the daughter of Geneva (Sarty) Lockhart, Halifax and the late Ellsworth Lockhart. She will also be greatly missed by her loving husband of 31 years, Charles; daughter, Janice (Jonathan) Carroll, Kingston, Ont.; son from a previous marriage, James McLean, Fredericton, N.B.; grandchildren, Jessica and Joshua Carroll, Anthony McLean; brothers, Grant (Donna) Lockhart, California, U.S.A., and Barry (Vicki) Lockhart, Spryfield. Yvonne was a graduate of Miss Murphy's Business College and was a valued medical secretary. The family will receive friends in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, on Saturday, November 6, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where funeral service will be held in the chapel on Sunday, November 7, at 10 a.m. Burial to take place in Pereaux Cemetery, Pereaux, Kings Co. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII, would be appreciated.

Annie Hollett Matthews (née Grandy)
July 14, 1917 - October 31, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

MATTHEWS, Annie Hollett - 87, Halifax, passed away peacefully, October 31, 2004. Born July 14, 1917, formerly of Grand Bank, NL, she was a daughter of the late George and Seline Grandy. She was predeceased by her husband of 36 years, Eugene Matthews. Left with cherished memories are daughters, Jean (Jim) MacKenzie, Bedford; Norma (Wayne) Bishop, Halifax; Lois (Danny) McPhee, Halifax; son, Wayne (Dorothy) Matthews, Hubbards; brother, Jim Grandy and their families. She is also survived by her beloved grandchildren, Derek, Denise, Krista, Jennifer, Scott, Dana, Jerit, Corey, Ashley, and Laura; great-grandchildren, Katie, Brandon, and Grant. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by siblings, Sim Grandy, Harriet Hickman, Emily Grandy. Annie was a very active member of Fairview United Church, leading the junior choir as well as former member of the ladies auxiliary. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where visitation will be on Tuesday, November 2, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service Wednesday, November 3, at 2 p.m. in Fairview United Church, Dutch Village Road, Rev. Heather Hemming officiating. Burial in St. John's Cemetery. Reception to follow in Fairview United Church. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.

Segundo Lopez Caneda
July 07, 1923 - October 27, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

LOPEZ CANEDA, Segundo - 81, Herring Cove, passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2004, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Rubiana, Spain, he was a son of the late Luis Lopez Prada and Dolores Caneda. Segundo served in the Spanish army as a medical doctor in Spain, then later in private practice for a total of 15 years prior to moving to Canada. Once in Canada, he served as an M.D. for the Canadian Coast Guard for a short while. He enjoyed horses and horseback riding. Segundo was a devoted parishioner of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Spryfield. He is survived by his loving wife, Lehte (Uuetoa) Lopez Caneda, Herring Cove; son, Oscar, Herring Cove; brothers, Jose "Pepe", Brazil; Ramon "Moncho", Spain; Nabor (Isabel), Spain; sister, Teresa, Spain; several nieces and nephews; brother-in-law, Harold Uuetoa, Herring Cove. He was predeceased by a brother, Luis. A special thank you to ICU Unit 5.2, Unit 7.3 of the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, for the special care of Segundo and also to cancer specialist Dr. Holeness for his wisdom and guidance in very difficult times. Last, but not least, a special thank you to Dr. Terrance Higgins, Spryfield Medical Centre, for his years of excellent care of Segundo. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Spryfield. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, Dartmouth, Father John Mills officiating. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Spryfield, or a charity of choice.

Charles Craig MacDonald
June 11, 1945 - October 22, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

MacDONALD, Charles Craig - 86, Halifax, died October 22, 2004, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. He was a son of the late James and Mary (Craig) MacDonald. He was a lifelong resident of Halifax, living for 49 years on Balmoral Road, and was a summer resident of Meisner's Point for 34 years. He attended Halifax Academy. He was a master plumber and mechanical contractor, establishing C.C. MacDonald Ltd. in 1946, retiring in 1984. He was a past president of the Construction Association of Nova Scotia, a member of the Halifax Board of Trade, long-time member of the Halifax Executive Association, trustee of the pension plan for local 56, longtime member of Fort Massey United Church, as a trustee, elder and board member. He was a member of Athol Lodge No. 15, North British Society, longtime member of Ashburn and Chester Golf and Country Clubs and a longtime participant with the annual Maritime Seniors Golf Association. He is survived by wife, Barbara (Day); son, Craig; daughter, Carol (William) Haryett; grandchildren, Colin and Kevin MacDonald, Stevie and Connor Haryett. He was predeceased by brothers, George, John, James; sisters, Dorothy (Mrs. Robert M. Simpson), Margaret (Mrs. Gerald P. McDonald). Visitation will be Monday, October 25, from 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, Bayers Road, Halifax. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held Tuesday, October 26, at 2 p.m. in Fort Massey United Church, Rev. Trent Cleveland Thompson officiating. Following reception in the church hall, private family burial will take place in Camp Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Fort Massey United Church Memorial Fund or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

Douglas Patrick Joseph Walker
October 23, 1931 - October 26, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

WALKER, Douglas Patrick Joseph - 73, Halifax. It is with great sadness that the family announce the death of Douglas "Curly", which occurred on October 26, 2004, in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, on October 23, 1931, he was a son of the late Maude (Connors) Walker. He played in various bands in the Halifax area. Douglas drove for Walter Callow Wheelchair Bus for several years, and drove trucks for many years for Eastern Transport/CN Route Canada. After his retirement, he went on to drive taxi for Y Taxi, retiring again due to ill health. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Marilyn "Mickey" (Swinemar) Walker, formerly of Western Shore; daughters, Pamela McRae (Scott), Halifax; Crystal Frampton (Clyde), Mississauga; sons, Thomas (Bev), Halifax; Barry (Darlene), Halifax; grandchild, Brea, Halifax; many nieces and nephews; sisters, Marie Flynn, Helen Brown (Edward); brother, Ronald Walker (Joan), all of Halifax. Douglas was predeceased by sons, John and Michael; brother, Kenneth; sister, Vivian. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, October 29, in Oakridge Memory Gardens Chapel, onsite at Oakridge Memory Gardens Cemetery, Old Sackville Road, Lower Sackville. No flowers by request.

Darrell Hubert Harrie
July 04, 1919 - October 17, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

HARRIE, Darrell Hubert - 85, Terence Bay, passed away October 17, 2004, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Terence Bay, he was a son of the late Harold and Hattie (Countaway) Harrie. He was retired from the Department of National Defense and a veteran of the Second World War, having served overseas with both the Princess Louise Fusiliers and the Cameron Highlanders. In his early life, Darrell was a fisherman and continued to enjoy sport fishing, and hunting with his long-time army buddy, Lawrence. His passions were carpentry and boat building. For a number of years, Darrell and his family operated a small village grocery store and Darrell was famous locally for his corned beef. Darrell was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by his wife of 62 years, Marguerite Harrie; daughters, Sandra (Wayne) Manuel; Judi (Ronnie) Eld; Randy (Cheryl) Harrie; brothers, Mahlon "Dick" Harrie; Merle "Buster" Harrie; sister, Gladys Burgess; grandchildren, Mark, Jason, Krista, Chris, Nick, Kimberley; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Brett, Cory. He was predeceased by sister, Elsie Moignard. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Terence Bay, Rev. Lisa Vaughn officiating. Burial to follow in St. Paul's Anglican Church Cemetery. No reception by family request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Darrell's memory to St. Paul's Anglican Church or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

Francis "Bill" Edward Murphy
December 17, 1918 - October 14, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

MURPHY, Francis Edward "Bill" - 85, Halifax, passed away quietly in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Francis Edward Sr. and Bridget Anne (Von Syberg) Murphy. A veteran of the Second World War, Bill was a retired checker with the National Harbours Board, after 35 years of service. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, gardener, and coin collector. Bill was a past member of the Knights of Columbus, and a lifetime member of the Resolute Club. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Frances Gwendolyn (Graham) Murphy, Halifax; sons, Stephen (Nancy), Michael (Lona), William, James, Richard (Laura), Robert, Paul (Sherry), all of Halifax; daughters, Patricia (Gary) Boudreau, Halifax; Christine (William) Stone, St. Peters, Cape Breton; Pauline Martin, Ontario; Kathleen (Derrick) Roberts, Halifax; 23 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Joseph Murphy. Bill was a devoted husband, loving father and grandfather. He will be sadly missed by all. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary's Basilica, 1508 Barrington St. Interment in Oakridge Memory Gardens.

John Ronald Waldron
October 27, 1936 - September 20, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

WALDRON, John Ronald - 67, Halifax. It is with deep sadness that the family of John Waldron announces his passing at home on September 20, 2004, after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. Born in England, he was the son of the late Gordon and Johanna (Clauset) Waldron. John immigrated to Canada in 1958, married and raised three sons while enjoying a successful and lengthy career with American Standard retiring in 1993. John's nautical passion and expertise were legendary. He was twice commodore of the Armdale Yacht Club. John taught coastal navigation for 25 years, making many novice sailors safer in our waters. John generously contributed proceeds from this course to the Armdale Yacht Club Junior Sailing program. He also spent a number of years with the Canadian Marine Rescue Auxiliary (CMRA). His commitment and love for helping others was evident in the enthusiasm he displayed when responding to rescue calls. One of John's greatest pleasures was skippering his boat, and his family and friends are blessed with many happy memories of their time spent aboard the "Melag". John is survived by his loving partner, Ann Kyle; sons, Rob (Marguerite), Mike (Susan), Chris (Naomi); grandchildren, Ben, Luc, and Grace; sister, Margaret Cartwright, Belfast; niece, Susan Griffiths, England; nephews, John and Jeremy Cartwright, Belfast; and former wife, Joan Waldron. John was a notable man, full of energy and charm. He gave generously of his time to family and friends and was always there when called apon. He will be greatly missed by all of us. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be on Wednesday, September 22, from 6-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. A memorial service to celebrate John's life will be held on Thursday, September 23, at 2 p.m. in Bethany United Church, 7171 Clinton Ave., Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Armdale Yacht Club Junior Sailing program. A very special thank you to the Palliative Care and Victorian Order of Nurses staff who helped make John's last days both dignified and comfortable.

Jacqueline "Jackie" Kaye Wilson (née Hawkins)
September 02, 1942 - September 22, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Halifax)

WILSON, Jacqueline Kaye "Jackie" - 62, Halifax, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 22, 2004, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, surrounded by her loving family. Born September 3, 1942, in Beaumont, NL, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Effie (Grey) Hawkins. Jackie was an affectionate, kind and loving nurse, having worked in Botwood, NL, and in Northwood Centre, Halifax. Jackie is survived by her loving husband, Jay Wilson; daughters, Deidre Paddock (Steve Sullivan), Halifax; Erika (Neil) Walsh, Calgary; son, Jason Wilson, Dartmouth; three brothers; several nieces and nephews. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral service and interment will be held at a later date. If so desired, a donation in Jackie's memory to the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada, 301-620 Colborne St., London, ON, N6B 3R9, would be appreciated.

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