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NOVA SCOTIA - Dartmouth - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 8

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Date: Wednesday, 7 September 2016, at 2:43 p.m.

Mrs. Florence Kathleen Young (née Gammon)
July 01, 1928 - July 03, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Dartmouth)

YOUNG, Florence Kathleen - 76, passed away on July 3, 2004, in Parkstone Enhanced Care in Halifax. Born in Tuft's Cove on July 1, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Adelaide Gammon. She was a long time member of Bethel Baptist Church. She had many friends at the Dartmouth Senior Service Centre, where she was a member for several years. Surviving are sons, Daniel Young and Robert Young (Marsha), both of Dartmouth; daughters, Peggy Sherman, Belinda Young and Kathleen (Kenneth) Evans, all of Dartmouth; Susan (Terry) Saunders, Bedford; sister, Norma White, Dartmouth; brothers, Robert, Guelph, Ont.; Edgar, Sarnia, Ont.; grandchildren, Paul and Corey Evans, Robbie and Shawn Young, Jenny Swanson, James and Murray Sherman and James Jefferson Young; great-grandchildren, Shequera Redmond, Kyryn Swanson, Tristan and Braeden Evans. She was predeceased by her husband, James Sinclair Young; brothers, Allison and Kenneth; sister, Shirley Urquhart; grandson, Ross Sherman. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, where the family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday in Bethel Baptist Church, 316 Windmill Road, Dartmouth, Rev. Vance Arbeau officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Interment in Oakridge Memory Gardens, 1078 Old Sackville Road, Lower Sackville (take Exit 2 from Highway 101; turn left at first set of lights; cemetery at the corner of Old Sackville and Lucasville Roads). Family flowers only. If so desired, a donation in Florence's memory to Canadian Diabetes Association, Nova Scotia Branch, 101-6080 Young Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 5L2, or charity of your choice would be appreciated.

Peter Whitehead, Captain ret'd
August 27, 1930 - June 22, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Dartmouth)

WHITEHEAD, Peter (Captain ret'd) - 73, Lake Echo, Halifax Co., passed away June 22, 2004, in the the VG Site, QEII. Born in Wales, he was the son of the late Herbert Whitehead. He joined the British Navy at an early age, and served as a British Submariner. After immigrating to Canada in the mid 1950's, he worked at Fairey Aviation, Eastern Passage, for a short time. He joined the Canadian Coast Guard in 1961 and worked his way up to Captain in Ice Operations. He served on many vessels including the Sir John A. Macdonald, Narwhal, Edward Cornwallis, Alert and Daring until his retirement in 1991. He was a lifetime member of the MicMac Aquatic Club. Peter was also a member of the Submariners' Association of Canada (East), the Somme Branch Legion, Dartmouth, and the Dartmouth Lawn Bowling Club. Surviving are his daughter, Carole (David) Snowdon, Dartmouth; son, Paul, Lake Echo; grandchildren, Beverly and Jennifer Snowdon, Dartmouth; sister-in-law, Nora Roskell; niece, Linda Roskell, Mahone Bay; aunt, Dorothy Davis, England; many nieces and nephews in England. He was predeceased by his wife, Marion (Chelton) Whitehead; brothers-in-law, Richard (Jim) Roskell, Ronnie Chelton, and several relatives in England. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held 10-11 a.m. Tuesday June 29, in Atlantic Funeral Homes, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Memorial service 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel, Rev. Patricia Malin officiating. Reception to follow. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch; Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.

Stanton Earle Waters
January 08, 1934 - June 23, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Dartmouth)

WATERS, Stanton Earle - 70, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully on June 23, 2004. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Earle and Laura (Barrett) Waters. Stanton was a Pioneer with MTT for 36 years, where he had worked his way up from the mail room to an engineering/teaching position. He was an avid stamp collector, flew air gliders in his early years, and embraced technology. Stanton enjoyed spending time in his garden and with family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife Bernice Patricia (Furey) Waters, Dartmouth; sons, Wade (Sandra McKenzie) Furey, Peter (Shannon Cameron) LaChance; daughters, Rosalind (John Dobson) LaChance, Joanne (Jim) McKay, all of Dartmouth; sisters, Sally LaKing, Hamilton; Lenora Fraser, Estevan; Jane Burley, Ottawa; Shirley Waters, Winnipeg; Delores MacEachern, London, Ont.; grandchildren, Laura, Peter, Evan, Jenna, Melissa, April, Connor, Charlie, Holly. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral service 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow. Family flowers only. The family wishes to thank Dr. Aiden Carey, Charlotte Horne, the staff of Melville Lodge, the Victorian Order of Nurses and Henry Capstick for their support during this difficult time. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent to: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com Until we meet again.

Christine H. Wach (née Faber)
June 24, 1943 - May 29, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Dartmouth)

WACH, Christine H. - 60, Lake Echo, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, May 29, 2004. Born in Germany, she was a daughter of the late Heinrich and Anna (Kloos) Faber. She was a loving mother and a devoted wife who enjoyed life to the fullest. In all the world, there couldn't be a person any more loving. Christine always sacrificed herself to others needs, and this was evident through her enjoyment of cooking, baking and entertaining. She lived for her family and the fellowship of her many friends. She enjoyed nature, and gardening with her dog Shadow. She worked as a waitress for many years, and later was employed by Nightingales as a personal care worker. She is survived by her loving husband, Raymond Wach, Lake Echo; sons, Duane Wach, Grande Prairie, Alta.; Darryl (Inge) Wach, Lake Echo; Danny (Jenna) Wach, Grande Prairie; daughter, Jennifer (Josh) Macumber, Edmonton, Alta.; brothers, Henry Faber, Lake Echo; Gunther (Linda) Faber, Lake Echo; sister, Theresa (Don) Williams, Ontario; honorary grandchildren, Faith and Julie; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Horst, Lotar. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Frank Kohler officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

Elda Zambolin
August 30, 1922 - April 28, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Dartmouth)

ZAMBOLIN, Elda - 81, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 28, 2004, in Dartmouth General Hospital, in the presence of her family. Born in Valdagno, Italy, she was a daughter of the late Gerardo and Elisa (Faggionato) Zanuso. Elda came from Italy to Canada in 1957, with her family. She took great pleasure in her garden, entertaining her family and friends, and cooking for them. Elda was a member of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Dartmouth. Surviving are her son, Mario (Linda) Zambolin, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Suzie (Lonnie) Fahey, Ricardo, Krista (Kyle) Jeans, Aimee and Carlen; great-grandchildren, Joey, Brian, Cole, Amelia and Danielle. Elda was predeceased by her husband, Attilio Francesco; son, Aldo; brother, Palmiro; sister, Lina. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, May 2, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Monday, May 3, in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Dartmouth, Rev. Owen Connolly and Rev. Raymond Mura officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association.

Joyce Finnigan (née Fraser)
March 15, 1931 - April 02, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Dartmouth)

FINNIGAN (Fraser), Joyce - 73, Waverley, died April 2, 2004, in Colchester Regional Hospital. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Margaret (Graham) Fraser. Joyce joined the Royal Navy in 1947, and served throughout Great Britain and Ireland until she emigrated to Canada in 1956. Upon arriving in Winnipeg, Man., Joyce quickly decided to return back to her naval roots, joining the Royal Canadian Navy, also in 1956. Having come to Cornwallis to complete her basic training, she remained in "New Scotland" throughout her navy career, which ended in 1961 when she married. In 1965 Joyce began working as a correctional officer at the former Rock Head City Prison in Halifax. Joyce took a few years off following the birth of her daughter, returning to work in 1971 at the Halifax Correctional Centre, where she worked until her retirement in 1996. Joyce was an active member of the Royal Canadian Naval Association, Peregrine Branch, the Chief's and Petty Officer's Association, the Nova Scotia Wren Association, the Maple Leaf Senior's Club. She was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Dieppe No. 90, Waverley, and also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary RCL, Dieppe No. 90. Joyce volunteered with the Sick and Visiting Committee of the former Veteran's Memorial Hospital. Joyce dedicated her life to her daughter and to the service of others. She was a woman of great strength, compassion, and pride in her Scottish heritage. Joyce is survived by daughter, Kelly (Robert) Rivard, Hants County; brothers, Thomas (Laurie), Belleville, Ont.; sister, Barbara, Belleville, Ont.; two grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Joyce was predeceased by brothers, Alexander, Donald; sisters, Marjory, Mary, Grace, Mabel; infant daughter, Leslie-Ann; stepson, Robert John Finnigan. Memorial service to be held at 14:00 hours on Tuesday, April 6, in Royal Canadian Legion, Dieppe No. 90, Rocky Lake Drive, Waverley, Rev. Michael Mitchell officiating. Reception to follow in the Legion. Burial to take place in Oakridge Memorial Gardens, Lower Sackville. Donations can be made to Canadian Diabetes Association. Family flowers only. Thanks to Doctors Ellis and Murray, nursing staff of 4 South, Colchester Regional Hospital for your compassion and assistance.

Douglas Maynard Girard
June 29, 1932 - March 31, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Dartmouth)

GIRARD, Douglas Maynard - 71, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully March 31, 2004, at home, following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Oshawa, Ont., Doug was a son of Marianne Taylor and the late Jack Girard. He enjoyed a very successful career in sales in Ontario and Nova Scotia, holding the position of Atlantic Sales Manager for Appleton Electric at the time of his retirement in 1993. During the first year of retirement, Doug spent time reflecting on his life by writing his autobiography, "My Father's Son". Over the years, he and his wife, Marie, travelled extensively. He enjoyed constructing several recreational vehicles, including a self-launching glider and an amphibious two-seater plane, which he flew from his lakeside home. Doug's passion for gliding began at the Soaring Club in London, Ont., in 1975, and continued to this day as a glider pilot and instructor, for many years, at the Bluenose Soaring Club. Each fall for the past 16 years, he and his great soaring buddy, Tom, went wave-soaring in the mountains at Bay St. Paul, Que., and Sugarbush, Vt.. Doug was known for his tremendous sense of humour, ready wit and the strong value he placed on his family and friends. He is survived by his mother, Marianne Taylor, Marmora, Ont.; his wife of 40 years, Marie (Parkinson); sons, Steven (Grace), Greg (Christina), both of Dartmouth; David (Kathy), Oshawa, Ont.; daughter, Kim (John) Matthews, Oshawa; brothers, Roy (Shirley), Belleville, Ont.; Grant, Oshawa; proud grandpa of Liam and Heidi, Dartmouth. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. A celebration of Doug's life will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 4, in Atlantic Funeral Home. Reception directly following. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Nova Scotia Cancer Centre at the QEII, Halifax.

Olive "Ollie" Wood (née Hillier)
April 02, 1932 - April 11, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Dartmouth)

WOOD (Hillier), Olive "Ollie" - 72, Dartmouth. Ollie, our beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister passed away peacefully in her Dartmouth home on Sunday, April 11, 2004, after her hard fought battle with cancer and heart disease with her loving husband, John, by her side. Born April 2, 1932, in Sydney, and brought up in Whitney Pier, she was a daughter of the late Edgar and Jesse (Cake) Hillier. Her career included positions at IGA, Dominion, Northern Electric, and HMC Dockyard, from where she eventually retired. She enjoyed gardening, traveling, dancing, walks on the beach and spending time with her dog, Chipper. She was predeceased by sisters, Elsie, Dorothy, Emma; brothers, Ronald, John, Henry, Wilfred. Ollie is survived by her husband of 31 years, John Edward; daughters, Beverley, Charlene, Cheryl, Jacqueline "Jackie"; sister, Mary "Min" Morrison; brother, Edgar Hillier; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Susan Perrott and staff from the Palliative Care Program, Henry Capstick from Continuing Care, the VON and the many wonderful nurses who cared for her. We would also like to thank Drs. Campbell, Doreen, Horton, Dupere and Rodrigues. Thanks also to the staff of the Nova Scotia Cancer Clinic. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, with visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Tuesday. Funeral service 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Anglican Church of Saint Andrew, Circassion Drive, Dartmouth, Canon David Reid officiating. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. Flowers welcome or a donation in Ollie's memory to a charity of one's choice would be appreciated.

Kim Johnston
February 09, 1961 - March 27, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Atlantic Funeral Home (Dartmouth)

JOHNSTON, Kim - 43, Lake Echo, passed away suddenly Saturday, March 27, 2004, at home. Born February 9, 1961, in Cape Breton, he was a loving son of Mrs. Ethel "Missy" Johnston, Cow Bay. Kim worked at Forbes Chev Olds for 27 years before going to MacPhee Pontiac. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, camping and spending time with his family. He loved peanut butter so much his boys gave him the nickname "Skippy". Kim was a loving, caring family man who will be missed greatly. Besides his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, the former Lisa Devonport; sons, Joshua (Amanda), Jonathan, Joseph, Jesse; sisters, June (Gary) Andrew, Joyce (Jim) Heywood, Mildred (Bert) Rykenhuizen; brothers, Gerald (Colleen), George (Sue); mother-in-law, Joan Devonport; a loving family of in-laws and many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles; dear friends, Kathy and Matt Dionne. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service will be held 4 p.m. Thursday in Saint David's United Church, Lake Echo, Rev. David LeBlanc officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Private family interment will be held at a later date in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Flowers welcome or a donation in Kim's memory to the Lake Echo Food Bank c/o Jane, 829-3490 or 829-3673, or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 204-5523 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax, NS B3J 9Z9 would be appreciated.

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