SYNETTE, Lucy Elizabeth Betty
SYNETTE, Lucy Elizabeth Betty - 59, Lower Sackville, passed away October 21, 2007, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax on January 13, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Rosanna (Wells) Caines. She is survived by her daughters, Michele and Mary. She is also survived by her brothers, Lloyd Caines, Doug (Louise) Caines, John (Marlene) Caines; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 30 years, Louis Hector. Betty worked as a PCW at Scotia Nursing Home for 14 years. She had spent the last few years spending quality nanny time with her loving grandchildren, Katelyn, Shane and Rebecca. She will be sadly missed by her friends, family and extended family. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. There will be a graveside service on Wednesday, October 24, at 2 p.m. in Oakridge Memory Gardens, 1078 Old Sackville Rd., Lower Sackville, Rev. Heather MacEachern officiating. By request of the family, there will be no reception to follow. Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association.
DUNN, Leonard W.
DUNN, Leonard W. - Musquodoboit Harbour, passed away quietly on October 18, 2007, in Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital, after a mercifully short battle with lung cancer. Born on December 9, 1927 in Old Harry, Magdalen Islands, Que., Len was a son of the late Archibald Winslow and Minnie (Chennell) Dunn. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marion (Bette) (Rowlings); daughter, Deborah (Gary Jennex), Oyster Pond, and their children Adam (Amber), Brian and Mary Elizabeth; daughter, Cindy (Jim Graham), Oyster Pond, and their children James (Theresa), Laura and Bronwen; son, Christopher (Christine Slade), Sharon, Ont., and their children Brenda, John and Jeffrey; son, Robert, Calgary, Alta., and his daughter Jessica; sister, Fannie Inkpen, Enfield; brothers, Waldron and Lawrence, Elmsdale; many nieces and nephews. Len was predeceased by his youngest son, John Fulton (1963-1982), and by his brothers, James, Aubrey, John and Rupert. Len served in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1946-1963 and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He then worked as a linesman for Maritime Tel and Tel until the family moved to Sarnia, Ont., where he attended night school and became a certified electrician. Returning to Nova Scotia, he served as Business Agent for I.B.E.W., Local 625 from 1969-1976. He then joined the staff at Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital in Musquodoboit Harbour as Electrical Maintenance personnel in 1976 until his retirement in 1992. Len was a member of Ashlar Masonic Lodge No. 107 and served as Worshipful Master in 1975 and 1977. He was Grand Steward of the Grand Lodge of Nova Scotia in 1985. He joined Scotia Chapter No. 49 Order of the Eastern Star and served as Worthy Patron in 1978, 1980 and 1991. He was a member of First United Church, Musquodoboit Harbour. At Len's request, there will be no funeral. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Rowlings Funeral Home in Musquodoboit Harbour, where the family will be present from 1-2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, to receive family and friends. At 2 p.m., prayers will be led by Rev. Bradley Ford of First United Church, followed by a private family interment. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations in Len's memory to Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital in Musquodoboit Harbour would be appreciated.
McNEIL, Marie Eileen
McNEIL, Marie Eileen - 73, Dartmouth, passed away October 19, 2007, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Cheticamp, she was a daughter of the late Rudolph Doiron and Sabine Rose (Forrest) Doiron. She spent her childhood in West Arichat and moved to Dartmouth as a young woman, working in the food service and grocery retail business. Beloved wife and mother, she is survived by husband, Thomas Lawrence Lonnie McNeil, and children, Maureen Patricia Conrad (Eric), Head of Chezzetcook; Thomas Lawrence McNeil (Jill), Dartmouth; Elaine Rose Jollimore (Blaine), Calgary, Alta., and Veronica McNeil, Dartmouth. She also leaves behind sister, Estelle O'Neill (Doug), Ottawa, Ont.; sisters-in-law, Maureen and Mary McNeil, both of Glace Bay; grandchildren, Ryan Conrad, Sheena Conrad, Lawrence McNeil, Heather McNeil and Jenna May, and great-grandchild, Ava McNeil. She was predeceased by brothers, Augustus Doiron and Adolph Doiron. Family service will be held in Donald K. Walker Funeral Directors Ltd. (469-5601), 307 Prince Albert Rd., Dartmouth, on Tuesday, October 23, at 2 p.m. Donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
MANAHELE, Senait Tefera
MANAHELE, Senait Tefera - 45, Bible Hill, formerly of Ginir, Balie, Ethiopia, passed away on October 19, 2007, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, with her loving husband by her side after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Ethiopia, she was a daughter of Tefera Manahele, Ginir, Balie, Ethiopia, and the late Etaferahu Alemayehu. Always caring and nurturing, Senait was a loving wife and mother; looking after others before herself. Senait and her family participated in the local Relay for Life; as well she was a member of Hopechest Breast Cancer Support Group, the Team SOS Dragon Boat Activities and St. Mary's Ethiopian Orthodox Association in Halifax. Besides her father, Senait is survived by her husband, Mekete Gebrehenne, Bible Hill; sons, Redeat Mekete Mekonnen and Fikreab Mekete Mekonnen, both at home; her sister, Sinknesh Tefera Manahele, Addis, Ababa, Ethiopia; her half-brother, Elias Woldesilasie, Awassa, Ethiopia, and two half-sisters. Visitation will be held today from 7-9 p.m. in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro. An Eastern Orthodox Ceremonial funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. in First Baptist Church, Truro, with Abuna Daniel and Rev. Andy Crowell presiding. Interment will be held in Crossroads Cemetery, Valley. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Colchester Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Victorian Order of Nurses, Caring for Cancer Patients, or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
BABIN, Jean William
BABIN, Jean William - 77, Highland Drive, Antigonish, passed away October 20, 2007, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in West Arichat, he was a son of the late Wilfred and Lili (Gerrior) Babin. Jean taught in the Modern Language (French) Department at St. F.X. University for 37 years. He was a member of St. Ninian's K.O.C. where he acted as Faithful Navigator of the 4th Degree. He was past State Deputy for the Province of Nova Scotia. Surviving are his wife, Evangeline (Meunier); children, Claudette (Court Lynds) Babin, Lantz; Philippe (Vangie), Antigonish; Maurice (Nathalie), St. John's, N.L.; Jeannette (Mike) Pittman, Antigonish; grandchildren, Mikayla, Jack and Jonathan; brother, Francis (Rejeanne), Baie Comeau, Que.; sister, Margaret Jackson, Greenwood; sister-in-law, Dian Babin, London, Ont.; several nieces and nephews, extended family and friends. Jean touched the heart of everyone he met in a special way. He was predeceased by brother, Arthur, and brother-in-law, David Jackson. Visitation will be in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will be held in St. Ninian's Cathedral on Tuesday at 10 a.m. with Rev. Andrew Gillies presiding. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. The family extend thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of 4.1 and 5.2 of the QEII for their exceptional kindness and care.
Elvin Garfield Baker
Baker, Elvin Garfield - 85, Pleasantville, Lunenburg County, died August 8, 2004 in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in New Cumberland, he was a son of the late Levi and Cordillia (Conrad) Baker. Surviving are his sister Sereta McCavour, Bridgewater; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Viola (McCullay); brothers Johnson, Vincent, Osbert, Burton and Stanford; sisters Inez Lohnes and Queenie Meisner.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of the R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Visitation 7-9pm Tuesday, memorial service 2:00pm Wednesday, both in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Nancy Ritchie Officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Immediate Family Flowers only. Memorial Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Charity of you choice.
Cyril Mansfield Bushen
Bushen - Cyril - Mansfield - 75 of Petite Riviere, Lunenburg County, died November 14, 2004 in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born on Tumblin Island he was a son of the late Robie and Matilda (Tumblin) Bushen. He spent most of his life as an inshore fisherman. Surviving are his spouse Shirley Harmon; daughters Charlotte (David) Rafuse, Middlewood, Charlene Bushen, Dartmouth; son Andrew, Cherry Hill; step-children David Eugene (Mary) Harmon, Upper LaHave, Patricia (Robert) Drew, Petite Riviere, Elizabeth Junkin, Bridgewater, Paul (Cheryl) Harmon, Petite Riviere, Beverly (Wade) McCarthy, Petite Riviere; brother Murray (Pauline) Bushen, Bush Island; sister Joyce (Guy) Bush, Bush Island; 12 grandchildren; two great grandchildren. Aunt Lalia Bush, West Dublin; Uncle Calvin Tumblin, Bush Island.
No visitation at the funeral home. Memorial Service 11:00am Friday in R. A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Reverend Wayne Mitton officiating. Burial in Wesley United Cemetery, Petite Riviere. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Wesley United Church, Petite Riviere or any charity.
Timothy Andrew Nickerson
Nickerson, Timothy Andrew - Infant Son of Matthew Nickerson and Paula Veinotte-Nickerson, Bridgewater, passed away November 13, 2004 in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater.
Surviving are his Brother Joshua; maternal Grandparents Kim and Michael Heisler, Windsor Rd, Chester, Bernard Veinotte, Martinís Point; Paternal Grandparents Pamela and Andrew White, Wileville.
Service and Burial will be held at a later date.
Audrey Rosanna Whynot
Whynot - Audrey - Rosanna - 60 of Bridgewater, Lunenburg County, formerly of East River Point died November 20, 2004 in Fishermanís Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg.
Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Rita (Doyle) Coolen, Wolfville and the late Aubrey Coolen.
She is survived by her husband Wilbert; son David Genepra; grandson Leonard; sisters Sandra, Barbara and Louise; brothers Kenneth, Lawrence 'Laurie', Wayne, Paul and Phillip. Predeceased by Foster Mother Rhoda Melvin.
Visitation, 2 - 4pm Tuesday, funeral service 11:00am Wednesday, both in R. A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Percy Lake officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater.
Family Flowers only.
Memorial Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Albert 'Junior' Veinot
Veinot, Albert 'Junior' - 73 of Auburndale, Lunenburg County, passed away peacefully November 22, 2004 in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Bridgewater, he was a son of the late Albert and Millie (Wentzell) Veinot. He worked for Nauss Brothers and Silvers Garage, Bridgewater, as a machinist and mechanic, before working from his home as a welder. Junior was known as a man who was able to fix or fabricate most anything. He was a talented 'Jack of all trades' with an avid love for nature, hunting, fishing, gardening and fiddle music. Most summer days when retired and in good health, he could be found tending to his flourishing vegetable garden. When not busy with gardening or tinkering with something, he would be in his shop sharing a conversation with old friends. Junior is survived by his wife of 50 years, the former Lena Holland; children Ardith (George) Knickle, Midville Branch, Donald (Patricia Filmore) Veinot, Alliston Ontario, Cheryl (Neil) Selig, Liverpool, Todd (Diahann Mitchel) Veinot, Bakers Settlement; grandchildren Nicole (Ronald) Hatt, Jonathan Knickle, Amanda and Andrew Veinot, Christiane and Bailey Selig, DJ, Matthew and Nicholas Chase; great-grandson Jevin Veinot.
Visitation 7 - 9PM Wednesday in R. A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Funeral service 11:00am Thursday in All Saints Lutheran Church, Newcombville. Reverend Willis Ott officiating. Burial in Lone Pine Cemetery, Upper Branch. Immediate Family Flowers only. Memorial Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, All Saints Lutheran Church, Newcombville, South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater or any charity.