Charles Henry "Charlie" Barnstead
BARNSTEAD, Charles Henry "Charlie" - 79, Dartmouth, passed away July 27, 2003, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, surrounded by his loving family. A lifelong resident of Dartmouth, he was a son of the late Frank and Margaret (Holgate) Barnstead.
Throughout his life he was involved with sports, Boy Scouts and Air Cadets. He retired in 1988, after 36 years of service as a civil servant with DND. He continued his interest and research in the Second World War Merchant Marine, World Navy and Military Aircraft, becoming a sought after authority on these subjects.
Charlie is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, the former Olive Boutilier. He was a loving and caring father, who will be sadly missed by Judy (Bob) Vandekieft, Truro; Edward (Martha) Barnstead, Dartmouth; Rod (Ann) Barnstead, Dartmouth, and Marina Cole (Lyal), Eastern Passage. Much loved grandfather of Sara (Troy) Phinney, Joanna (Luke) Millman, Tina Vandekieft, Melissa Barnstead, and great-grandfather of Thomson and Ethan Phinney; sadly missed by brothers, Ernie (Pat), British Columbia; Frank (Beth), Alberta; sister, Juanita Hiltz (the late Fred), Dartmouth, and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by sisters, Margaret and Catherine.
Visitation will take place 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 31, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, from where a funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, August 1. Burial in Dartmouth Memoiral Gardens. A reception to follow in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian National Institute for the Blind.
Floyd Rhodes Webber
WEBBER, Floyd Rhodes - 74, Lower Sackville, passed away July 26, 2003, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Chester Basin, he was a son of the late Neil and Lottie (Mollen) Webber.
Floyd attended Gordon College in Boston, Mass. He worked for many years at CNR, retiring in 1987. Floyd was actively involved in the churches he attended throughout the years, acting as organist, choir director, deacon, Sunday school teacher and superintendent. He was an avid artist and gardener who loved spending time at his cottage on Linden Beach, Pugwash.
Surviving are his wife, the former Greta Marie Hollis; daughter, Susan (Darrell) Roseveare, Dartmouth; son, Rhodes (Brenda) Webber, Middle Sackville; brothers, George (Mary), British Columbia; Rex (Alice), Chester Basin; beloved sister, Elaine Smith, Chester Basin; beloved grandfather "Ankie" of Laura, Joshua, Logan, and Matthew.
He was predeceased by brothers, Rene, Errol, Vincent, and Wallace; sister, Vivian.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, in Sackville United Baptist Church, 1240 Old Sackville Rd., Middle Sackville, Pastor Wade Harvey officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Reception to follow in the church hall.
Family flowers only. Donations in memory to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or Sackville United Baptist Church.
On-line condolences may be made to the family at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
"...thou good and faithful servant..." Matthew 25:21
Gail Marie Horne
HORNE, Gail Marie - 54, Merrimac Drive, Dartmouth, passed away suddenly at home on July 20, 2003. Born in Montreal, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Josephine (MacInnis) Horne.
Gail was employed with K-Mart in Dartmouth for 29 years, and will be sadly missed by her sister, Lynn (Michael) Williams; brother, Leigh; dear nephew, Alex; aunts, uncles and cousins; very special family friends, Kathy and Buddy and all of her other dear friends who were such a support and comfort to her.
Gail also cherished the support and friendship of her social group to which she belonged for the past two years.
Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Father Irek Bem officiating. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Reception Centre. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.
Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice.
DUGGAN, Bertha - Halifax, passed away July 25, 2003, in the VG Site, QEII, with her loving family by her side. Born May 13, 1920, in Miscou Island, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Elie and Helene (Chiasson) Ward.
She was a woman extraordinaire, a great cook, and had a passion for playing cards. She was employed at Sears for over 20 years.
She is survived by daughters, Yolande (Brian) Caswell, Raymonde (Wallace) Pelley, Joanne (Paul) MacKenzie, Rina (Steve) Verbong, Rejeanne (Terry) Frigault-Duggan; son, Alban (Valerie) Frigault; brothers, Gerry Ward, Raymond (Cecile) Ward, John Elie (Rita) Ward, Sylvio Ward, Amos (Marilyn) Ward; sisters, Althea Paulin, Merilda Shiers, Izella Cormier, Clara (Valery) LeBlanc; grandchildren, Shaunt, Wesley, Paul Joseph, Rita, Regan, Jacqueline, John, Matthew, Mark; great-granddaughter, Elysha.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Livain Frigault; second husband, John Wellington Duggan; sisters, Yvonne and Rita.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Memorial service will be held in Miscou Island, N.B., at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
William James Regionald "Bill" Johnson
JOHNSON, William James Regionald "Bill" - 89, Halifax, passed away July 24, 2003, at home. Born in Bay L'argent, NL, he was a son of the late Joseph and Theresa (Pope) Johnson.
Bill served in the Second World War, and later worked in HMC Dockyard until his retirement.
He is survived by his children, Deanna (Harold) Carter, Dartmouth; Marlene Johnson, Halifax; Buddy "Reg" (Diane) Johnson, Fall River; sister, Marie (Ray) Roberts, Halifax; brothers, Russell, Ontario; Cliffton (Mary), Cape Breton; James (Glenda), Halifax; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild; special friend, Jayce Forgeron, Halifax.
He was predeceased by his wife, Madalyn; sister, Emma; brother, Gus.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Saturday and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, July 28, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, Rev. Marian Burns officiating. A reception to follow in the funeral home. Burial will be held at a later date.
Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII. Special thanks to the Palliative Care, Victorian Order of Nurses and also Steve Coffin.
Charles Andrew West
WEST, Charles Andrew - 86, Montreal, Que., passed away July 20, 2003, in Montreal. Born April 21, 1917, in Liverpool, he was a son of the late Charles and Jessie Jane (Prudance) West.
Charles was employed with VIA Rail from 1941 until his retirement in 1982. He then worked at Hertz Rent-a-Car until 2001.
Charles was a devoted husband and father to wife, Christina (Fletcher); daughter, Gail; son, Gary, all of Montreal. Also surviving are sister, Mary Elva Berriman-Whynot, Liverpool; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; many nieces, nephews and friends.
He was predeceased by four brothers and a sister.
A memorial service will be held in Montreal today conducted by Rev. Darryl Gray. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 26, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville, Rev. Ogueri J. Ohanaka officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Rev. Dr. Donald and Evelina Skeir Memorial Scholarship Fund, 29 Lower Partridge River Dr., East Preston, NS B2Z 1G7.