Ruby Olwyn Chase (King)
CHASE (King), Ruby Olwyn - 84, Halifax, passed to God's Glory, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater on March 26, 2003. Born in Grand Falls, NL, daughter of Llewellyn and Martha King (Harris).
She was predeceased by her loving husband of 58 years, Rev. F. Donald Chase.
She was a devoted wife and mother, an active member of Bayers Road Baptist Church.
She will be greatly missed by her children, Debbie Ferruolo (Jack), Warwick, RI; Don (Carol), Bridgewater; Llew (Christine), Bridgewater; grandchildren, Sandi, Stephen and Chris; great-grandchildren, Maranda, Calista and Nicholas; sisters, Muriel, Effie, Irene, Joyce, Gwen, Ruth and Marg.
She was predeceased by sister, Edith; brothers, Art, Ernest and Llew.
Visiting hours will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday in Bayers Road Baptist Church, Dr. Leslie McCurdy officiating. Reception to follow in the church. Burial will be held in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville.
Special thanks to Dr. David Abriel and the staff of South Shore Regional Hospital and the staff and residents of Gladys Manning Retirement Community, Windsor.
Donations may be made to Bayers Road Baptist Church, the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.
Marcella Ann Woodbury
WOODBURY, Marcella Ann - 75, Fletchers Lake, died March 25, 2003, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Ontario, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Josephine (Cybulskie) Lapenskie.
She was a long-time member of St. Bernard's Roman Catholic Church.
Surviving are her loving husband of over 57 years, Harvey; daughter, Joan (David) Lutz, Dartmouth; sons, Gerald (Marie), Nine Mile River; Derrick, Wellington; brothers, Edmund (Iona), Maxie (Marcedes), all of Ontario; sister, Linda (Clem), Ontario; grandchildren, Willie, Juanita, Jason, Dara; four great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by son, Darrell; daughter, Sandra.
Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Sackville. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday in St. Bernard's Roman Catholic Church, Enfield, Father Paul Granville SJ officiating. Burial in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or St. Bernard's Roman Catholic Church.
Ralph Dill Walker
WALKER, Ralph Dill - 82, Dartmouth, passed away March 23, 2003, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, December 26, 1920, he was a son of the late Edwin and Ruby (Dill) Walker.
He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Army serving with the 22nd Field Ambulance Division during the Second World War, landing in Normandy during the first D-Days. He served in Northwest Europe and participated in the liberation of Holland. Returning to Canada in 1945, he went back to Soulis Typewriter Co. and later worked for many years at Seamen Cross Ltd. Ralph was an avid sportsman throughout his life, involved in archery, hunting, fishing, and golf. He was a past member of the Bridgewater Golf Club and honorary member of the Scotia Bowmen Archery Club. He took an active role in the promotion of the sport of archery both as a past president of the Scotia Bowmen and member of the Archers Association of Nova Scotia. He enjoyed weekly cribbage matches with his brother Alan and cards with his friends.
He is survived by daughter, Alice (Ian) Bolt, Ottawa; son, David (Bonnie); grandsons, Andrew and Christopher, Dartmouth; brothers, Alan (Catherine) Walker, Halifax; Eric Walker, Ontario; sisters, Jean (Harold) Jackson, Halifax; Phyllis (Clayton) Payne, California; brother-in-law, Robert Calder, Kentville; many nieces, nephews and cherished friends.
He was predeceased by his wife, Eleanor (Patterson); sister, Noreen (Calder); sister-in-law, Barbara Walker. Visitation 3-7 p.m Thursday, funeral service 1 p.m. Friday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Interment in St. John's Cemetery. A reception to follow.
Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Dartmouth General Hospital or a charity of your choice.
Madge Hildegarde Yeadon
YEADON, Madge Hildegarde - 100. Died peacefully Friday, March 21, 2003, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Gibraltar in 1902, Madge was a daughter of the late Henry and Emma (McCarthy) Forwood.
The family immigrated to Canada from England in 1908 and settled in Halifax, where Madge attended school and Commercial Academy. Working at the firm of Maritime Accessories, she met and later married A.J. "Jim" Yeadon.
She is survived by son, Alan (Eleanor), Surrey, B.C.; daughters, Shirley (Bob) Lennox and Barbara, Halifax; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Jim; sisters, Lucy, Grace, Vera and Edith; brothers, George, Harry and Gerald.
The remains are entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. No visitation. A family graveside service will be held at a later date.
Family flowers only. Donations in Madge's memory may be made to Halifax Regional Library, 60 Alderney Dr., Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4P8 or a charity of choice.
The family wish to thank the staff of Saint Vincent's Guest House for their six and one half years of compassionate care.
Ellen Zita Dyer
DYER, Ellen "Ellie" Zita - 85, Armview Estates, formerly of Dartmouth, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2003, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Mount Denson, she was a daughter of the late Nettie (Shaw) and Daniel Carroll.
She was a graduate of Mount Saint Vincent Academy. She is survived by brother, Frank Carroll, Halifax; sister, Cecilia "Dolly" Gilroy, Guelph, Ont.
She will be greatly missed by her children, Terry (Valerie), Qualicum Beach, B.C.; Carroll (Stephen Coffill), Halifax; Rick (Jennifer Hilchey), Dartmouth; Madeline (Harry Kuthe), Cornwallis; Diane Keefe, Sackville; Daniel (Cindy Hodder), Tantallon; Tim, Dartmouth. She will be missed by grandchildren, Michael C., Jennifer, Sean, Angela, Stephanie, Matthew, Michael G.,Danny, Colin, Ryan, Emily, Julie; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Emily. She was predeceased by brothers, Gerald, Daniel (Brud), Ken, Herb, Ralph; sisters, Bessie, Sister Helen (Kathleen), Madeline and Rita.
She was also predeceased by husband Albert Edward, son, Gerald; grandsons, Kristopher and Ryan.
Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors 7-9 p.m. today and a memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. A reception will follow in the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date.
Family flowers only, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Ruth Eldora Conrod
CONROD, Ruth Eldora - Porters Lake, passed away March 22, 2003, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Dartmouth, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Beatrice (Mannette) Crowell.
Ruth was a lifetime member of St. Marks Anglican Church, Porters Lake, where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday school. She was an active member of Porters Lake Seniors and sat on the Board of Directors of the Community Services Association for a number of terms. Ruth loved dancing, gardening and was an avid seamstress.
She is survived by her son, Dexter, Porters Lake; sister-in-law, Mary Crowell, Porters Lake; a number of nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Allan; brothers, Noel and Carl.
No visitation by request. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, in St. Marks Anglican Church, Porters Lake, Rev. David Garrett officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Donations in memory may be made to St. Marks Anglican Church, Myra Road, c/o 53 Millside Dr., Porters Lake, NS B3E 1J4.