KAULBACK, Stewart Fulton
77, Middle Stewiacke, passed away January 9, 2009, in Colchester Community Hospital, surrounded by his family. Born in Middle Stewiacke on June 8 1931, he was a son of the late Gilbert and Catherine Kaulback. Stewart was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He adored his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is survived by his children, Deborah (Bruce), Lower Sackville; Carolyn (Larry), Lake Fletcher; Robert (Brenda), Lower Sackville; Kim (John) Stoney Creek, N.B.; Paul, Middle Stewiacke; sister, Bessie (Tom) Truro; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Stewart is predeceased by his wife of 49 years Anita "Snookie"; sister, Mary; brothers, John, Robert, Edward, Lewis, Bill, Hugh. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 13, from 7-9 in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., where a memorial service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. A reception will follow the service. Stewart will be laid to rest with his loving wife in St. John's Cemetery at a later date. Donations may be made to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia, or a charity of one's choice.
GRAHAM, Hance E.
73, Hammond Plains, and formerly of Fox River, passed away Friday, January 9, 2009, at home. Born in Fox River, he was a son of the late Ellerton and Stella (Porter) Graham. He was a retired auto body mechanic and painter. He is survived by the mother of his children, Eleanor (Wright) Graham, Lower Sackville; daughters, Shelley, Karen, Tara and two grandchildren. He was predeceased by sister, Ardis; brother, Porter. Visitation 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, January 13, in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, where funeral service will follow at 2 p.m., Rev. Greg Doyle officiating. Burial in Port Greville United Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or charity of choice.
NEILY, Mary Margaret
86, Sussex, N.B., formerly of Kingston, passed Sunday, January 11, 2009, in Mill Cove Nursing Home, Mill Cove, N.B. Born in Upper Musquodoboit, she was a daughter of the late Ross and Idella (Franell) Watson. Mary loved her family dearly, especially her grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her daughters, Dianna (James) Hope, Cambridge Narrows, N.B.; Wanda (Jack) Reade, Port Elgin, N.B.; son, John (Alice) Neily, Shubenacadie; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Emerson; granddaughter, Debbie; great- grandson, Brian; son, Leon; sisters, Maude, Helen, Lilly, Emma; brothers, Reuben, Harvey, Ray, Austin and Edwin. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, January 13, in Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448 where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 14, Rev. Michael Mugford officiating. Interment will be in North Kingston Cemetery. Donations in Mary's memory may be made to Muscular Dystrophy of Canada.
MYERS (MacDonald), Elizabeth Jean
61, Dartmouth, passed away on Sunday, January 11, 2009 in Oceanview Manor. Born June 14, 1947 in Campbellton, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Roderick and Isabel (Alexander) MacDonald. She was raised in Dalhousie Junction, N.B. and moved to Nova Scotia in 1968 where she was employed as an automobile insurance underwriter with Canadian General Insurance Company for many years. She was a member of Iona Presbyterian Church in Dartmouth. Betty was a kind and loving person and a friend to many people. She enjoyed a good laugh, dancing, gospel music and especially loved all animals, in particular her poodles, Susie and Autumn. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Donald Myers, Dartmouth and her sons, James "Jimmy" Cormier (Natalie), Orlando. Fla.; Dennis Cormier, at home; grandsons, Christian and Cameron Cormier, Orlando; sisters, Myrtle Green, Dartmouth; Joyce White (Blair) Charlottetown, P.E.I.; brother, Ward MacDonald (Diane), Moncton, N.B. and many nieces and nephews. The remains have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Homes where cremation has taken place. A graveside service will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery in the spring. The family requests that donations in Betty's memory be made to either the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
LEVY, Alan Morley
Born November 19, 1951, in Wolfville, passed away suddenly at home in Port Hardy, B.C. on January 5, 2009, at the age of 57. He is lovingly remembered by his wife of 36 years of marriage, Cheryl Levy (Starratt), Port Hardy, B.C.; daughters, Aaron (Leonard) Miller, Port Alice, B.C., and Raeanne (Grant) McFarland, Prince George, B.C.; grandchildren, Rebecca, Summer, Avary, Mason, Kiara Miller, Port Alice B.C., and Connor McFarland Prince George, B.C.; mother, Marguerite Levy (Clowry), Avonport; brothers, Dale, Avonport; David, Bishopville; Paul (Marla), Rainbow Lake, Alta.; Dennis, Rainbow Lake, Alta., and sister, Carol Levy-Fletcher, Avonport, as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. He was predeceased by father, Robert Levy, and niece, Cassidy Levy. A memorial service will be held in Avonport United Baptist Church on January 28, at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. Gail Whalen-Dunn officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hantsport Shamrocks Baseball Team, Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of one's choice.
WRIGHT, Betty Josephine Anne
81, Chester, died January 12, 2009. Born in Enfield, England, she served in the Royal Navy and was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion, F.E. Butler Branch for many years. She is survived by her sister, Marjorie and brother, Bill, and was a loving mother to sons, Stephen, Andrew and daughter, Elizabeth Milne. She was predeceased by husband, James and sisters, Barbara and Joan. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer a donation in her name to a charity of the donor's choosing. Arrangements entrusted to Davis Funeral Home, Chester.
SHAW, Karen Holm
Died January 9, 2009. She was a daughter of the late Hans and Petrine (Pedersen) Holm. Surviving are daughter, Elizabeth "Betty" (Joel) Young; stepson, Shane (Marlene) Tourangeau; brother-in-law, Albert Digero; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Urban "Dick" and Gordon; sisters, Carola, Tove, Thekla and Gloria. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home. Funeral to be held 3 p.m. Saturday, January 17, in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, where a reception will follow. Interment at a later date.
KENDALL, Mary Yvonne
Died Monday, January 12, 2009. The daughter of the late Peter and Jennie (Dominic) Doublet, Mary is survived by daughters, Jean Burke (Vic), Angela (Mick) McKinnon; sons, John (Dorothy), Peter (Donna), David (Philomena); 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by first husband, John MacDonald; second husband, John Kendall; four children in infancy; brothers, Peter, Edward, Leon. Visitation today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home. Funeral mass Friday, 2 p.m. in St. Eugene's Church, followed by interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Reception in the parish hall.
FRAIL, Dorothy Belle
86, Harmony, Queens Co., passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2009, in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool. Born in Harmony Mills, Queens Co., she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Mildred (Mansfield) Smith. Dorothy loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She will forever be remembered for her door always being open to anyone who needed her help. She loved flowers, gardening and birdwatching. She was a long-time member of Calvary Baptist Church, South Brookfield. Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Judith (David) Himmelman, of Liverpool; Dianne (Arthur) Oickle, of Harmony; Barbara (Lindon) Meisner, of Lake Center; Beverly (Murray) Hubley, of Harmony; Deborah (Douglas) Mailman, of North Brookfield; Wendy (Carl) Hawkes, of Caledonia; sons, Wayne (Roberta), of South Brookfield; Phillip (Christine), of North Brookfield; Richard (Barbara), of Harmony; Brian, of Windsor; 23 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; sisters, Phyllis Mansfield, Rona Roy, both of Bridgewater. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry; daughter, Joan; six children in infancy; grandsons, Michael, Nelson; sister, Myrna; brothers, Lawrence and Bruce. Visitation will be held today from 6-8 p.m. Funeral service will be held Friday, January 16, at 2 p.m., both from Calvary Baptist Church, South Brookfield, Pastor Joseph Cannon officiating. Burial will be held in Hillcrest Cemetery, Westfield. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the North Queens Breakfast Program, Calvary Baptist Church, South Brookfield or to Queens General Hospital Foundation.
58, New Waterford. Died Sunday, January 11, 2009. He was the beloved son of the late Georgina (Getto) and Donald MacDonald. Gregory is survived by brothers, Donnie (Nettie), Broad Cove; Wendell (Geri), Dwight (Jane), Zachary (Debra), John (Pam) and sister, Mugsie (Schima), all of Massachusetts; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home. A memorial mass to celebrate Gregory's life will be held at a later date. Donations in Gregory's memory may be made to the Cerebral Palsy Association or a charity of choice.
MacLELLAN, Mary Catherine
59, Wilmot, passed away Monday, January 12, 2009, in North Hills Care Centre, Granville Ferry. Born in Kentville, she was a daughter of the late William C. and Mary Helen (Witherall) Mansfield. She was a graduate of Mack's Business College, Kentville. Catherine enjoyed motorcycling and camping. She was a very devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by her husband, Larry; sons, Aaron (Denise) Francis, Greenwood; Mark (Kim) Francis, Nictaux; daughters, Cherie Francis, Hantsport; Geraldine Chute, Nictaux; Cindy (Jeff) Veinot, Brooklyn, Annapolis Co.; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by sisters, Jean Bezanson, Cheryl Mansfield and brother, Donald Mansfield. At Catherine's request, her body has been donated to Medical Science for Huntington's Disease research. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, January 16, in Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448, Rev. Danny Smith officiating. Donations in Catherine's memory may be made to the Huntington Society of Canada.
CONRAD, Gerald James
80, Hammonds Plains, passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2009, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Riverport, he was a son of the late Titus and Enid (Joudrey) Conrad. Gerald spent his early years at sea working on oil tankers on the Great Lakes, before working 36 years with the Department of Highways, retiring in 1990. He was always busy and loved working in the garden and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Lutheran Church and sang in the choir. Gerald is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Gloria (Reinhardt); sons, Terry (Sherry), Lower Sackville; Peter (Debbie), Hammonds Plains; Kyle (Kristal), Tantallon; daughters, Barbara Burke, Halifax; Tina (Gerry) Westlake, Beaver Bank; sister, Barbara Schmidt, Kentville; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son in infancy; brothers, Harold, Bruce, Arnold and sisters, Pauline Strong and Winnie Conrad. A special thank you to the Nursing Staff of 5A the VG Site, QEII. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 16, in Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 2096 Windsor St., Halifax, with a reception to follow. Private family interment to take place in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lutheran Church of the Resurrection or charity of choice.