GLADWIN (Mott), Margaret Ethel
GLADWIN (Mott), Margaret Ethel - March 4, 1914 - December 19, 2008. It is with deepest regrets that we announce the passing of Margaret Ethel Gladwin at Oceanview Manor in Eastern Passage. Margaret was born into one of the oldest families in Dartmouth and was proud to be the great-niece of the famous Dartmouth chocolate baron, John P. Mott. Margaret started her work career as a phone operator at the Wentworth St. location but soon moved on to Canada Packers where she worked for 39 years. Margaret was a well-loved member of Christ Church in Dartmouth for many years. She is predeceased by her husband, Garnet Gladwin; her brothers, Robie, Peter and Wilfred, and her sister, Una Miller. She is survived by her sisters, Norma Mott and Jean (Jenny) MacLeod as well as many nieces and nephews. The family wishes to express their sincerest gratitude towards the staff of Oceanview Manor for the exceptional care and love given to Margaret over the last years of her life. She was indeed blessed. Visitation will be held in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth, on Monday, December 22 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. The funeral will be held in Christ Church, Dartmouth on Tuesday, December 23 at 1 p.m. To view family pictures and to make condolences, please go to www.mem.com. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
PETERS (Gillis), Josephine Josie
PETERS (Gillis), Josephine Josie - 77, Sydney, died December 19, 2008. A daughter of the late John and Mary Gillis. Surviving are daughters, Ann-Marie, Linda, Delores, Alvina; sons, Joe, John, Tom, Harold; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Ellen. Predeceased by husband, Joseph; sisters, Isabel, Annie, Mary; brother, John Brickie ; grandson, John Harvey Morris. Visitation today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery. Sydney Forks. Donations to a charity of your choice.
ROACH, Lucie - 94, of Foyer Pere Fiset Guest Home, Cheticamp, passed away on December 20, 2008. Born in Cheticamp, she was a daughter of the late Emilien and Esther (Chiasson) Roach. Lucie was a member of St. Peter's Church, Cheticamp. She lived most of her life in Belle Marche followed by 19 years at Manoir St. Pierre. Her last four years were at Foyer Pere Fiset where she enjoyed all activities, especially bingo, bowling, and music. She was a member of Senior Citizen Club and also of Ladies of Ste. Anne Society. She was a special mom to her family and enjoyed spending time with grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by sons, Alphonse (Albertine), Edmond (Marie Agnes), Daniel (Lise), all of Cheticamp; and Emile (Florence), Aylesford; daughters, Marie Cecile (Gerald) Aucoin, Shediac, N.B.; Patricia (Paul Antoine) Deveaux, Cheticamp; Estelle Roach, Saulnierville; Laurette (Réné) Larade, Sylvia (Marcel) Larade, all of Cheticamp; brother, Willie (Madeleine) Roach, Cheticamp; 17 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Jimmie Roach; son, Daniel; brothers, Tim Roach, and Joe Roach; sisters, Hélène Roach, Elizabeth Beaver, Olive Maillet, and Marie LaPierre. Visitation will be today in Cheticamp Funeral Home from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday in St. Peter's Church, Cheticamp with Father Peter LeBlanc officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory of Lucie may be made to Foyer Pere Fiset Guest Home, Cheticamp.
JACKSON, Adeline Adalaide
JACKSON, Adeline Adalaide - 94, of Lower Sackville, passed away peacefully in the VG Site, QEII, on Thursday, December 18, 2008, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 29, 1914, and wasa daughter of the late Arthur and Mary Margaret Brophy. Adeline is survived by her children, Fred (Carol), Ottawa, Ont.; Delores Chester, Halifax; David, Upper Sackville; Beverly Walsh, Terence Bay; Jerome, Terence Bay; Sandra (Donald), Lower Sackville; Donald (Ana), Dartmouth; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; eight great great-grandchildren; and a stepbrother, Francis Brophy. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Jackson; daughter, Mabel; brothers, Dennis, Irvine, and Joseph; sister, Elizabeth. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a long-time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Vimy No. 27. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family. Visitation was held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. yesterday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, with memorial service on Monday, December 22 at 10 a.m., followed by burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Lower Sackville. A special thanks to the staff and volunteers of 4A in the VG Site, QEII, for their wonderful care and compassion. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
DENNY, Stephen Charles
25, Membertou, died Saturday, December 20, 2008. He was a son of Leta Bernard and Blair Bernard and Jay Marshall. Surviving are companion, Sarah; daughters, Calaya and Ella; sister, Bernadette; brothers, Joef Bernard, Omar Gould, Ben Marshall, Cagney Marshall, Quinn Marshall, Nikko Marshall, Sebastian Marshall, George Denny, maternal grandparents, Levi Denny (late Bridget Denny); paternal grandparents, Peter and Nora Bernard, Joe B. and Mary Ann Marshall. Visitation 7 p.m. Thursday, Eskasoni, funeral mass Saturday, 10:30 a.m. in Holy Family Church.
McNEIL, Ronald J. "RJ"
54, Glace Bay, died December 21, 2008. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late John and Kitty McNeil. Surviving are companion, Lynn MacInnis; sons, Chad, Halifax; Mark, Vancouver, B.C.; Lynn's daughters, Jillian, Natasha, Glace Bay; sister, Frances Kieley, British Columbia; brother, Allan, Ontario; sister-in-law, Marion, Ontario. He was predeceased by sisters, Janice, Marilyn; brothers, John, David; infant brother, Jerome; brothers-in-law, Jerome Poirier, Michael Kieley. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in Curry's Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Anne's Church.
TOULANY, Abboud Hanna
93, Halifax, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, December 23, 2008. Abboud who was one of seven children was born in Minyara, Akkar, Lebanon in 1915 to the late Hanna and Kamlie Toulany (birth mother) and Khawla Toulany. Abboud will be remembered for his energetic spirit, determination and tremendous work ethic. He was well-known as "Pops" by his community in the north end of Halifax, and was an active member of Our Lady of Lebanon Church. Pops undoubtedly left a lasting impression on all who knew him and will be missed dearly. In his early years, Abboud followed his father's footsteps as a camel herder and later immigrated to Canada in 1975 to establish a family business entrepreneurship. He is survived by his wife, Marsha Toulany and his children, Hanna "John", Kamlie "Kim", Bechora "Bash", Nabil "Bill", Samira, Samir "Sam", along with 19 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Abboud was the eldest and last surviving member of his immediate family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where visitation will be held 1-4 p.m. today and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday in Our Lady of Lebanon Church. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. The family would like to extend a warm welcome to those who wish to celebrate Abboud's life at a reception to be held at eldest son, John Toulany's residence at 762 Purcell's Cove Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of Lebanon Church (Halifax).
FARRIS, Ernest Leroy "Ernie"
86, Kentville, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 22, 2008, at home, following a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Waterville, Kings Co., he was the son of the late Robie and Helen (Brown) Farris. He was a veteran of the Second World War and had been employed for many years with the Corps of Commissionaires at Camp Aldershot. He was a member of the Dukes of Kent and a former member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Dr. C.B. Lumsden Branch No. 74, Wolfville. He is survived by daughters, Carol Samson, Kentville; Linda (Bill) Stevens, Fox Brook, Pictou Co.; Valerie Farris (Don McNab), Port Williams; Theresa Parks, Centreville; son, David (Susan), Coldbrook; brother, Emerson, Trenton, Ont.; his friend, Rena Pearl, Kentville; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews. He will also be missed by his faithful dog, T-Aki. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Dorothy (Francis) Farris; his beloved son, Terry (Digby); brothers, Bill (Toronto) and Cecil (Kentville); son-in-law, Joseph "Sammy" Samson (Kentville). Visitation will be held from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, December 26, in White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. followed by a reception on Saturday, December 27, Rev. Thelma McLeod officiating. Burial will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, Kentville. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Dukes of Kent or to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.
BOUDREAU, Roger Joseph
48, Stanley, beloved husband of Lorraine (Shay) Boudreau, passed away suddenly on December 21, 2008, by accident. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Laurentine (Savoie) Boudreau and the late Magella Boudreau. Roger was currently employed with the Department of Transportation and Public Works. He was a proud Purcell's Cover, who loved his family and friends, especially his No. one sidekick, Simba. He will be remembered with his guitar and for his smile. We will miss you deeply and will go on with the strength you have given all of us. Roger is survived by his loving wife, Lorraine (Shay); his beloved daughters, Karen (Sheldon Poole), Halifax, and Christine (Jon Hilverda), Ottawa, Ont.; his grandsons, who were his pride and joy, Braydon Poole and Aydon Hilverda; his mother, Laurentine Boudreau, Halifax, and his beautiful goddaughter, Mackenzie Cormack. He will be sadly missed by his siblings, Paul, Greenwood; Peter (Faye), Hammond, Ont.; Yvette Kline (Gary), Lance; Georgette Lynch (Harold "Hally" Flemming), Purcell's Cove; Nicolle Joyce (Michael), Ottawa, Ont.; Sylvie Murphy (Michael), Purcell's Cove; Collette Jennissen (Larry), Round Hill and Michael (Christine), Purcell's Cove, as well as aunts, uncles, several cousins and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Magella; grandson, Austin; sister, Simone; sister-in-law, Donalda Waugh, and brother-in-law, Kirk Graham. Resting in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax (477-5601), where visitation will be held on Friday, December 26, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10 a.m. from St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Spryfield, with Father Rob Arsenault as celebrant. Interment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. The family would appreciate donations to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
WATSON, James Ernest
70, Chaswood, passed away suddenly on December 24, 2008, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Robert and Sylvia (Whidden) Watson. He served in the military for several years, and later worked as an installer of floor covering, until an accident in 1980. His passion involved any type of sports. He was a devoted husband and father, and will be sadly missed by his children, James, Dartmouth; Shelley (Dana) Aikens, Fort Nelson, B.C.; Lester (Alice), Chaswood; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert (Wilma), Stroud, Ont.; John, Thomas (Sharon), both of Shubenacadie; Lester (Connie), Angus, Ont.; sisters, Norah (Robert) McCallum, Campbellville, Ont.; Kathleen (Frank) Green, Falmouth; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Maxine Gould; daughter, Cheryl Dawn; grandson, Jimmie Lee; brother, Richard; sisters, Maureen and Bonnie. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations may be made to the Paraplegic Association of Nova Scotia. Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Co-operative, Upper Musquodoboit.
SWEENEY, Walter G.
Passed away with his loving wife and devoted daughter by his side. Born in Yarmouth, he was the eldest son of Walter Laurence and Gladys Ellen (O'Hanley) Sweeney. Following his early education in Yarmouth, Walter attended Riverside Military Academy in Hollywood, Fla., and graduated with a degree in business Administration from Boston University, Boston, Mass. He returned home and joined his father in W. Lawrence Sweeney Fisheries Limited. He was President of the Yarmouth Cold Storage and owner/operator of the Yarmouth Woodworkers for many years. Walter was a past president of Yarmouth Rotary Club, Yarmouth Board of Trade and Yarmouth County Historical Society and Museum; long-time board member of the Yarmouth Regional Hospital, as well as other organizations. He had an immense interest in Yarmouth genealogy and was the Yarmouth Rotary Club and family historian. He was particularly proud of the W. Laurence Sweeney Museum in memory of his father. Walter tremendously enjoyed winters in the south of France with his wife and daughter, and summers residing on the south shore of Nova Scotia. Leaving to mourn are his wife, the former Kathleen M. Armstrong; daughter, Karen Patricia and son, W. Kevin . If so desired, donations in his memory may be made to the Yarmouth County Museum and Archives, 22 Collins St., Yarmouth NS B5A 3C8 "Goodnight is not good-bye."