FRALICK, Eva Fannie
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear sister, aunt, and friend, Eva F. (Boutilier) Fralick, in the VG Site, QEII, surrounded by family and friends, on January 20, 2009. Eva was born on December 27, 1927, to the late Seymour and Etta (Hubley) Boutilier. Eva was a lifelong resident of Hackett's Cove where she was loved by everyone who knew her and she loved everyone in return. She was one of those very special people who drew people to her and had countless friends who would visit with her faithfully. In her earlier years, she was the Post Mistress and "mother" to many children whom she babysat in her home. One of those children was Anne who had been Eva's "special daughter" all these years. Eva was predeceased by her husband, Gerald Fralick; her parents, Seymour and Etta Boutilier; infant brother, Earle, and sister, Jessie. Eva is survived by brother, Donald (Ida) Boutilier of Hammonds Plains and sisters, Florence Crocker of Hackett's Cove and Daisy (Harold) Veinot of Hammonds Plains, as well as several nieces and nephews and Anne Puddister of Newfoundland and a special niece, Dianne, who had been like a daughter and best friend. Our special thanks to Dr. Connedios and the nurses and staff of 4B, Transitional Unit, the VG Site, QEII. Eva's comment many times was "I'm contented here, they are so kind to me." Our thanks also to our family and friends and special friend, Janet, and Eva's minister Rev. Irving Letto who all gave Eva so much love and support over the past several months in hospital. There are too many to mention individually but you know who you are. Cremation has taken place and there will be a memorial service held in St. Peter's Church, Hackett's Cove, on Saturday, January 24, at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Church, Hackett's Cove or a charity of your choice.
WOODWORTH, Mabel Mae
76, Bridgewater and Chelsea, passed away January 21, 2009, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Moncton, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Randall and Susan (Forrest) Fortune. She was a member of Chelsea United Baptist Church. She is survived by one niece, and several nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald; brothers, Raymond, Henry, Lawrence, Daniel, James, Lee; sister, Margaret, and a nephew in infancy. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater. In keeping with Mabel's request there will be no visitation. A private family graveside service will be held in Maple Grove Cemetery, Chelsea, Pastor Dennis Nickerson officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to any charity.
BEATON, Evelyn Eileen
1953-2009. Evelyn "Eileen" Beaton, 55, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2009, in Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alta., with her loving husband Norman by her side. Born in Inverness, on October 16, 1953, Eileen was a daughter of the late Joseph Angus and Violet (Wiswell) MacDonald. In 1980, Eileen moved to Kimberley, B.C. and this became her second home. Here she married Norman Beaton, the love of her life. During 29 wonderful years of marriage, Eileen lovingly dedicated her time, tenderness, and energy to her husband and family. She was second to none as a wife, mother, sister, aunt, sister-in-law, and friend. Eileen always had something on the go. If she was not baking in the kitchen, she would be having a tea party with the neighbourhood children. Eileen loved to be outside and she spent many hours gardening and taking long walks with her dog or friends. She was always there for others. Friend or stranger, she would land on doorsteps with freshly baked cookies, a comforting hug, and a shoulder to lean on. She was always a caretaker at heart and a true Cape Bretoner. Eileen constantly nurtured others, putting their needs before her own. She will be remembered for her quiet, gentle ways, her love of the fiddle and bagpipe music, her open mind, her total acceptance of others, her infectious sense of humour, her love of books, and her lovely smile. She was never happier than when she had a full house of family and friends. Eileen touched the lives of all that knew her. Her home, a place full of love, music and good food, welcomed all. She will be forever missed and loved by family and friends. Eileen is survived by her husband, Norman, Kimberley, B.C.; their cherished children, Angus (Megan), Cranbrook, B.C.; Mary Margaret, Alexandria, Halifax; sisters, Jesslyn, Inverness; Carolyn, Scotsville; Linda (Alex), Fort Saskatchewan, Alta.; Valerie (Patrick), Lower Sackville; her brother, Wayne (Mary Catherine), Inverness; her mother-in-law, Sally Beaton, Mabou; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service, followed by a reception, will be held today at 2 p.m. in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Kimberley, B.C. Eileen's interment will take place at a later date in Mabou. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honour of Eileen may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of British Columbia & Yukon, Cranbrook Unit, No. 101, 105 9th Ave. South, Cranbrook, BC V1C 2M1. Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.
WENTZELL, Beverly Richard Jason
46, Branch LaHave, Lunenburg Co., passed away January 9, 2009, in Calgary, Alta. He was a son of the late Jason and Dorothy Wentzell (Lohnes) (Branch LaHave). He was employed by Alberta Job Corp. as a painter. He is survived by children, Deidre, Justine, Kyle, Erica, and Ryan; five grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews; also survived by his sisters, Linda (Ernest) Wentzell of Upper Branch; Lillian (Ivan) Smicer, Hebbs Cross; Laverne (David) Joudrey, Riverport; brother, Darryl, Calgary; and five other siblings. He was predeceased by brothers, Sterling and Ralph. Funeral was held in Calgary Thursday at 2 p.m. Cremation to take place in Alberta and burial at a later date in Branch LaHave.
WHITE (Martin), Heather Ann
New Glasgow. After several years of ill health, Heather passed away suddenly in her home on Friday, January 23, 2009. She was a professional hairdresser and worked from home for many years. She was a stay-at-home mom. Heather enjoyed cooking and entertaining for her family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Ernie White; daughters, Kristy (Garry) Dooley; Kim (Ernie) McInnis, Trenton; grandchildren, Kayla, Patrick, Emily, and Margie Ann; sisters, Susan (Norm) Johnston, Burlington, Ont.; Donna (John) Heal, Ancaster, Ont.; brother, Bill Martin, New Glasgow; brother-in-law, Lennie (Karen) White, Westville; sisters-in-law, Marilyn Lockhart, Hamilton, Ont.; Alice (Ian) Mattatall, Drumheller, Alta. She was predeceased by her mother and father Bill and Janet Martin, Burlington, Ont. She will be sadly missed by her husband Ernie; daughters, Kristy and Kim; and her grandchildren. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, January 26, in R.H. Porter Funeral Home New Glasgow, from where a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 27, with Mr. Fergie MacKay officiating. Donations in her memory may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation or Celiac Association of Halifax.
STURMY (Hodd), Adeline
1914-2009, Baddeck, Victoria Co. It is with heavy hearts that our family announce the sudden passing of our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother on January 23, 2009, in Victoria County Memorial Hospital at the age of 94. Born in Florence, Cape Breton, she was the daughter of the late Wilson and Maria (Ross) Hood. Adeline and her husband, Frank spent their working years in Halifax and later retired to Cape Breton to be close to family. Adeline moved to Baddeck after the passing of her husband and was residing at the Alderwood Rest Home for the past number of years. Adeline will be fondly remembered by her family and friends for her baking, cooking and hospitality; her sense of humor and compassion for others will never be forgotten. Adeline loved to travel and was always ready at a moment's notice. Adeline was very involved in her grandchildren's lives and loved them with all her heart. Adeline is survived by her son, Roy (Carrie) and their family, Christopher (Tracey), Leigh Anne, Kimberley; daughter, Beverly (David) Dunlop and their family, Ashley, David, Brittany, and Kirstan; great-grandchildren, Joshua and Zoe Sturmy. Adeline is also survived by her sisters, Mary Christiansen, Aerise MacMillan; her brother, Mullins Hood; and a number of nieces, nephews and special friends. Adeline was predeceased by her husband, Frank and her brothers Bill, Joe, Bob, and John. Visitation will take place Monday, January 26, from 2-9 p.m. in MacAskill's Funeral Home, Baddeck. Funeral service and committal will be held in Knox Presbyterian Church, Tuesday, January 27, at 2 p.m. Donations can be made in Adeline's memory to the Victoria County Memorial Hospital or Canadian Cancer Society-Relay For Life.
TURNER, Keith William
Passed away suddenly in Sacramento, Calif., on January 4, 2009, in his 47th year. He was the beloved husband of Amber (White); proud father of A.J. Turner; loving son of Bernice and the late Albert Turner; cherished brother of Leann Marquis, Albert Jr. (Heather) Turner, Brian (Silvana) Turner, and the late David. He will be sadly missed by niece, Brittany and nephews, Brian Jr., Kody and Brady. Keith served proudly with the Canadian Armed Forces and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 71. He was the owner of K.T. Enterprises for many years before moving to California five years ago where he worked as a general contractor. A service to celebrate Keith's life will be held on Saturday, January 31, in Bertie Brethren In Christ Church (Church Road at Point Abino) at 1 p.m. If so desired, contributions to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or to A.J. Turner Educational Fund would be appreciated by the family. Cards available at the memorial service or through the funeral home. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave. Fort Erie, Ont. entrusted with arrangements.
COMEAU, Helen Therese
80, Meteghan Centre. It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved wife and mother, Helen Therese Comeau on January 23, 2009, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, surrounded by her immediate family. Born in Meteghan Centre, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Saulnier) Comeau. During her 57 years of marriage, Helen lovingly dedicated her time to her husband and family. Her dedication was shown through her activities in the family business at the sawmill and D&C Comeau. She was that solid foundation that her family relied on. Helen was very active in her community and involved in all aspects of her church. She enjoyed many hobbies: line dancing, walking, scrabble night, reading and attending the many activities that her grandchildren were involved in. Helen was always there for others, constantly nurturing and putting their needs before hers. She was never happier than when she had a house full of family and friends. Helen touched the lives of everyone that she knew. Surviving are husband, Thomas, Meteghan Centre; children, Michel (Trudy), Eel Lake; Jocelyne (Denis) Comeau, Comeauville; Gabrielle "Gaby" (Bobby) Maillet, Mavillette; Clarisse (Aurèl) Comeau, Meteghan; Charles (Michelle), Meteghan Centre; siblings, Louise Scribner, Massachusetts; Rose Jeddry, St. Alphonse; Frank Comeau, New Brunswick; Jeanne Akerley, New Brunswick; Yvonne Davies, Quebec; Jacqueline Donohue, Massachusetts; Claire Comeau, Saulnierville; Rachel Grégoire, Ontario; Wayne Comeau, Coldbrook; grandchildren, Chantale, Nicolas, Adam, Jasmine, Jacqueline, Suzanne, Mathieu, Patrick, Andrée, Dominique; great-grandchildren, Rafael, Tayson, Dante. Visitation will be held today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral service 10 a.m. Tuesday, in Stella Maris Church, Meteghan, Rev. Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
HENNEBERRY, Stanley Joseph
It is with heartfelt sorrow that the family announces the death of Stanley Joseph Henneberry, 79, of Eastern Passage, who was received into God's loving embrace on January 28, 2009, with his beloved family by his side. Born December 28, 1929, he was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle. He was a son of the late Rose Kelly (Dolly) and Maurice Henneberry and is predeceased by many brothers and sisters; son, Phillip and grandsons, Matthew and Nicholas. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Elizabeth (Lillian Cleary); brothers, Raymond and Clyde; children, Stephen (Jessica), Rose-Marie LeBlanc (Alan), Debby Farrell (Bill), Veronica (Linton), Maurice (Gina), Paul (Vonnie), Madonna Little (Steve); many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Stan retired as Scheduler/Production Superintendent after 41 years of government service, the majority of time spent in the Construction Engineering Section, CFB Shearwater. He touched the lives of so many people by actively spreading the inspired word of God. Visitation will be held Friday January 30, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service Saturday, January 31, 2 p.m., both in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Burial in Mount Hermon Cemetery. He will be long-remembered and sadly missed.
MASON (Richardson), Elizabeth Alice "Betty"
Passed away peacefully at 82 years of age on November 23, 2008, in Burlington, Ont. Betty was born a twin with her brother Charles on August 21, 1926, to parents Hallam and Evie Richardson of Brooklyn, Queens Co. Betty attended school in Brooklyn and Liverpool and later business school in Bridgewater. Betty and Sam moved with their three girls to Toronto in 1959 and settled in the Beaches area in the early 1960s. Betty had a keen interest in current events and we all shared in her wry, observational wit. Mum will be deeply missed and very much loved. Betty was predeceased by her husband, Samuel George Mason (1996); and is survived by her daughters, Barbara Walker (Mason), Victoria, B.C.; Susan Mason, Sarnia, Ont.; and Nancy Mirabelli (Mason), Burlington, Ont.; grandchildren, Nicholas, Max, Ben, Justin, Rebecca, and Brandon; her twin brother, Charles Richardson and his wife Elizabeth of Brooklyn, Queens Co., and their family. Many thanks to the kindnesses of the staff at Brantwood Lifecare Centre, Burlington, Ont.