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BENEDICT, Lawrence James
65, West Berwick, Kings Co., passed away Saturday, December 13, 2008, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Lawrence is survived by wife, Dorothy; son, Steven; brother, Brian; niece, Denise and family; nephew, Jason and family; cousin, Walter and family; brother-in-law, Norman. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by request. Graveside service for family and close friends will take place 3 p.m. Tuesday December 16, in the Berwick Cemetery. Rev. Linda Winton officiating. Donations in Lawrence's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, the Halifax Infirmary, QEII, or to the Valley Regional Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of the H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick, N.S., B0P 1E0, (902-538-9900).

Mary Florence Dunn
80, Greenwood, Kings Co., passed away Wednesday September 10, 2008, in North Hills Nursing Home, Granville Ferry. Born in Centreville (Cape Sable Island), Shelburne Co., she was a daughter of the late Burton & Matilda (Quinlan) Atwood. Mary had attended school in South Berwick and also Macks Business College, Kentville. She had worked for D.N.D. in Cold Lake Alberta, Shearwater, Greenwood & Lahr, Germany. Surviving are her brothers, James (Doris) Atwood, South Berwick; Phelton Atwood, Coldbrook; Henry (Kathleen) Shand, Truro; sister, Kathleen Diprofio, Berwick; several nieces & nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by sisters, Irma Baxter; Niamah Shand. Visitation will take place prior to the funeral service which will take place 2 p.m. Saturday September 13, in the H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick, N.S., B0P 1E0, (902-538-9900). Rev. Marilyn Rose officiating, with burial in the Berwick Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Kings Co. S.P.C.A., Canadian Cancer Society or to any charity.

Lillian May Hines
77, Kentville, passed away Friday September 5, 2008 in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Kentville; she was the daughter of the late Charles and Catherine (Westaver) Corkum. Lillian was a hard worker, she sold Sarah Coventry, worked for Amway, Watkins, Ann’s Restaurant, and was a homemaker. Lillian was a resident of Evergreen Home for Special Care for the last 2 yrs. She was an avid knitter, enjoyed puzzles and playing bingo. Lillian had a special love for children and animals. She will be sadly missed by her many family and friends. She is survived by daughters, Connie (David) Craig, Liverpool, Betty MacCumber, Kentville, Catherine (Conrad Schofield) Dewolfe, Sheffield Mills; sons, Roy Jr. (Mary) Hines, Centreville, David (Sylvia Campbell) Hines, Centreville, Kenneth (Mary) Hines, Centreville, James (Susan) Hines, Centreville, Joseph (Marilyn) Hines, Avonport; 18 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Roy Hines; brother, Frank Corkum; grandson, Jason and 1 great grandchild. Visitation for Mrs. Hines will be held from 7-9 p.m. Monday September 8 in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home 5 Leverett Ave., Kentville (902-678-2151) where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday September 9. Reverend Peter Lohnes officiating. Interment will take place in Canard Burial Grounds. Donations in Lillian’s memory may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association or to a charity of choice.

B. Pauline Woodworth
91, Berwick, Kings Co., passed away Saturday September 13, 2008, in the Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville. Born on May 9, 1917, in Berwick, she was a daughter of the late Lorimer and Florence (Haley) Woodworth. Pauline had worked for 25 years with Maritime Tel & Tel as a travelling instructress. After her retirement from MT&T, she worked part-time as a receptionist at the Western Kings Memorial Hospital, Berwick. Pauline enjoyed playing bridge and doing a variety of crafts including knitting, crocheting and chair caning. She was one of only a few people in the area who had mastered the art of chair caning and her skills were in high demand. She not only caned chairs for others, she also taught classes so that her students could cane their own chairs. Pauline was very proud of her flower gardens both at home and at her cottage in Turners Brook, where she spent a great deal of her time. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by brothers, Charles Woodworth, who was killed in action in the Second World War; Roland (Joyce) & James (Mildred) Woodworth; and her beloved cat, “Muffy”. Surviving are nephews, Charles (Marianne) Woodworth, Berwick; Michael (Nancy) Woodworth, South Berwick; Robert (Jane) Woodworth, Berwick; nieces, Marie (Charles) White, Coldbrook; Marcia (Bob) Lutz, Turners Brook. Special thanks to Peggy & Eric Silver and employees at Silver’s Rest Home as well as the employees at Evergreen Home For Special Care for their excellent care. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. All are welcome to a graveside service for Pauline which will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday September 17, in the Berwick Cemetery. Rev. Linda Winton officiating. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to any charity. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of the H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick, N.S., B0P 1E0, (902-538-9900).

Jean Elizabeth Burgess
98, Waterville, Kings Co., passed away Sunday September 14, 2008, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Sheffield Mills, Kings Co., she was a daughter of the late William D. and Harriet (Ramsay) Burgess. After graduating from Mount Allison Ladies College she had owned and operated the Rainbow Gardens Restaurant in Bridgetown for a number of years. She was an active member of the United Church of Canada (Trinity United Church, Waterville), and was a life member of the United Church Women. She had also been a member of the Red Cross Society. Surviving are nieces, Audrey (Robert) Lewis, Blue Rocks; Arlene (Gordon) Richardson, Moncton, N.B.; Edna (Peter) Miller, Moshers Corner; Deanna (Eldon) Smith, Port Williams; nephew, David (Elizabeth) Burgess, Portuguese Cove; several grand nieces & grand nephews. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her brothers, Curtis & Oscar Burgess. Visitation for Jean will take place 7-9 p.m. Thursday, in the H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick, N.S., B0P 1E0, (902-538-9900), from where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday September 19, followed by a reception. Rev. Linda Winton officiating with burial in the family plot in the United Cemetery, Canard. If so desired, donations in her memory may be made IWK Health Centre Foundation, Halifax, the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation, Halifax, or to any charity.

Allan Bernard Toney
62, Cambridge Station, passed away Monday October 6, 2008 in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Berwick, He was a son of Regina (Copage) and the late Bernard Toney. Allan was an avid hunter, he especially enjoyed hunting in the highlands. He also enjoyed fishing, bingo, gambling and sports. He was one of the first members/creators of the Mikmaq Tracking Team. He was a member of the Valley Search and Rescue for many years. If anyone needed any help or assistance, he was there. He was a community provider with his garden. He loved his grandchildren and his dog, “Bob”. He will be sadly missed by his many family and friends. A tree will be planted in Allan’s memory at the Three Wishes Daycare, Cambridge. Allan is survived by his wife, Marilyn, Cambridge; son, Todd, Cambridge; daughters, Jeannie (Jeff) Newcombe, Cambridge; Terri-Lyn (Kenneth) MacEachern, Cambridge; mother, Regina Toney, Cambridge; brothers, Gerald, Cambridge; Brian, Cambridge; Wayne, Calgary; Mark, Cambridge; sisters, Eileen (Garnet) Lloyd, Waterville; Sandra Usher, Cambridge; 15 grandchildren, Nickolas; Brittany; Channelle, Shanika, Chelsey; Victor; David; Brianna; Bronson; Sydell; Wyatt; Keaton; Hossanna; Debra May; Unique; god child, Jerry Toney; great god child, Julian Toney; several nieces and nephews. Besides his father, Allan was predeceased by his brothers, David; Maurice (in infancy); sisters, Lorane Canning; Debra; Alita; Adelaine (in infancy); brother-in-law, Robert Usher. Visitation for Mr. Toney will be held all day Tuesday October 7 in Annapolis Valley First Nations Community Center, Cambridge Station, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday October 8. Rev. Glen Donnellan officiating. Funeral Arrangements are under the care and direction of H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home 192 Commercial St., Berwick (902-538-9900). In Lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to Three Wishes Daycare, Cambridge.

Agnes Angela Doucette
89, Berwick, Kings Co., passed away on Saturday, February 14, 2009, in the North Hills Nursing Home, Granville Ferry, Annapolis Co. There will be no visitation and a private graveside service will take place at a later date in the St. Lawrence Cemetery, Kingston. Donations in her memory may be made to any charity. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of the H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick, N.S., B0P 1E0, (902-538-9900).

Richard Allen Thomas
Grand View Manor, Berwick, formerly of Aylesford, died peacefully in Valley Regional Hospital Thursday, Feb. 19th, 2009. Born in Boston, USA in 1913, he was the eldest son of Charles and Ruth (Illsley) Thomas. He had worked in various positions in the apple industry, owned and operated a taxi business, the Maritime Bus Line and school buses for Kings Vocational School. He enjoyed golf, curling, gardening and playing cards. Richard ws one of the founding members of the Aylesford Fire Department, and in 2008 received his 70 year pin as a member of the Harmony Lodge No. 52, A.F. & A.M., Aylesford. He was an adherent of the Aylesford United Church.Surviving are his wife, Evelyn (Graves), with whom he celebrated 70 years of marriage on June 1st, 2008. Also surving are son, Dick (Diane), St. Catharines,Ont., daughter, Lynn (Alistair) MacNaughton, Aylesford, grandchildren, Sheina (Danny) Swinemar, Maura (Lorne) Timmons, Allan (Dawn) MacNaughton, Melissa Charlton and Alexander Thomas, great-grandchildren, Emma and Kate Timmons, Sammy and Jake Swinemar and Ava MacNaughton, sisters Marguerite Graham, Helen Sanford and brother, David Thomas. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sisters, Bertha Bligh, Audrey Freeman and brother, Cyril Thomas. There will be no visitation by request. Funeral service will take place 2 p.m. Monday, February 23, in Aylesford United Church, 2414 Hwy # 1, Aylesford. Rev. Tony Cole officiating. Burial in the Aylesford Union Cemetery, at a later date.Donations in his memory may be made to the Aylesford United Church or Grand View Manor. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick, N.S., B0P 1E0, (902-538-9900).

Viola Mae Benjamin
73, Waterville, Kings Co., passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2009, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, with her loving family at her side. Born in Wolfville, she was a daughter of the late James and Frances (Rogers) Benjamin. Viola was a member of Christ Anglican Church, Berwick, and was an adherent of the Waterville Baptist Church. She had been a Brownie Leader and enjoyed taking photographs and had been employed by Jeff Wilson Photography. Viola loved to do crafts, was an avid bird watcher and enjoyed horses. Surviving are her children, Wanda (Allan) Rose, Kentville; Sheila (Larry) Reese, Cambridge Sta.; Paul (Sally) Welton, Blemheim, Ont.; grandchildren, Samantha (Paul) Durling; Jason (Jill) Reese, Lacey Reese (Corey Peterson); Kyle & Mitchell Welton; great-grandchildren, Megan, Alyssa & Amber; brothers, James (Margaret) Benjamin Jr., Edmonton, Alberta; Wesley (Wendy) Benjamin, London, Ont.; Carl Benjamin, Kentville; sisters, Dorothy (Louis) Kerr, Avonport; Edith (Rae) Hiltz, Port Williams; close friends, Elva Kelley, Waterville; Bonnie Russell, Saskatchewan. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her former husband, Thomas Welton. Visitation for Viola will take place 7-9 p.m., Friday, in the H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick, N.S., B0P 1E0, (902-538-9900), from where the funeral service will take place 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 4. Rev. Elizabeth Johnson officiating, with burial in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. Family flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia.

Vera Marie Hunt (Jarvis)
84, Aylesford, Kings Co., passed away Saturday, March 28, 2009, surrounded by her loved ones, in the Grand View Manor, Berwick. Born in Aylesford, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Uila (Ellis) Jarvis. She was a member of the Kingston East Congreation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Vera graduated from Mack Business College in 1950 and soon became employed by the Town of Kentville. In 1954 she moved to Halifax to work for the Department of Public Health. Several years later she returned to the valley and worked for the Department of Natural Resources until her retirement. Over the years, not only was Vera appreciated for her knitted and crocheted projects, her natural ability to paint was obvious. She loved to partake in a good game of canasta and putter around in her garden until a stroke in 2005 prevented her from doing the things she loved to do. Vera is survived by her dedicated sister, Hazel Keddy, Aylesford, who faithfully visited her during her illness, brought her tea and treats and treasured their time together. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Vera’s only brother, Harold, with whom she shared a love of music, predeceased her in 1971. By Vera’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. Funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 5, in the H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick, N.S., B0P 1E0, (902-538-9900), officiated by Philip Spinney. Burial will take place at a later date, in the Aylesford Union Cemetery. If you wish, donations in her memory may be made to the Grand View Manor or a charity of choice.

Alta Geneieve Taylor
77, Grand View Manor, Berwick, Kings Co., passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2009, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Stoney Island, Barrington, Shelburne Co., she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Eva (Quinlan) Reid. Alta had been a resident of Berwick, for a number of years. She enjoyed knitting and her visits from family and friends and had a great love for collecting Knickknacks and will be sadly missed by many family and friends. Surviving are her children, Myles (Darlene), Upper Cornwall; Paul (Debbie), Antigonish; Roger, Saint John, N.B.; Glenn, British Columbia; Allison, Alberta; Paulette (Clarence) Duffney, Lunenburg; Carolyn (the late Garnet) Hall, Shubenacadie; Vivian (Ralph) Taylor, Alberta; Crystal (Tim) Beals, Waterville; 28 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; brother, Arthur, New Brunswick; sister, Joyce (Joe) Hardiman, Ontario. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Paul Taylor; son, Clayton; brother, Freeman Reid. There will be no visitation. Funeral service will take place 1 p.m. Friday April 3, in the H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick, N.S., B0P 1E0, (902-538-9900). Rev. Linda Winton officiating, with burial in the Berwick Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to Fidelis House Society, Kentville or to the Grand View Manor.

Margaret Winnifred Saunders
94, Berwick, Kings Co., passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2009, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in North Kingston, Kings Co., she was a daughter of the late Leslie T. and Rena S. (Loomer) Howell. Margaret had taught school in Kings County for 42 years, retiring from A.V.M. Morfee School, C.F.B., Greenwood in 1979. She was a member of the Kingston United Church, where she had been a member of the United Church Women. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are her children, Leslie (Myrna) Saunders, Burlington; Richie Saunders, Auburn; Noreen (Laurie) Dunham, Harbourville; grandchildren, Julia MacDonnell; Paul Saunders; Bruce & Karen Dunham; Terry Saunders; Margaret Ann Fenech; 14 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Everett B. Saunders; son, Phillip E. Saunders in infancy; brother, Donald (Dorothy) Howell; sisters, Genevieve (Fred) Sweeney; Bertha (Arthur) Wood. Visitation will take place 7-9 p.m., Wednesday in the H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick, N.S., B0P 1E0, (902-538-9900), from where the funeral service will take place 2 p.m., Thursday, July 2. Rev. Michael Mugford officiating, assisted by Rev. Linda Winton. Burial in the Berwick Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in her memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to any charity.

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