Lori Charmaine Simmons
SIMMONS, Lori Charmaine - 28, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully July 12, 2003, at home. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Laurie "Lollie" and Lavice Cain (Slawter).
She was a member of Saint Thomas United Baptist Church. She was employed with Big Brothers & Big Sisters. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and music was also an enjoyed hobbie.
She is survived by her husband, Phillip "Rabbit"; children, Randez and Kiara, both of Dartmouth; sisters, Natalie and Nardine, both of Dartmouth; Laurie Ann "Pebbles", North Preston; Bernadine, Brenna (Jerome), Montreal; brother, Lloyd, Toronto; godchildren, Jamel, Lacreisha, Mya, all of Dartmouth; mother and father-in-law, Harvey and Alice Simmons.
She was predeceased by grandparents, Harold and Mildred Cain, Earnest and Louise Slawter.
The body is resting in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, with visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, July 15. Funeral will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Thomas United Baptist Church, Rev. Wallace Smith officiating, assisted by Rev. Ogueri Ohanaka. Burial in the church cemetery. Repast to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Reception Centre.
Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.
Mary Margaret Stockall
STOCKALL, Mary Margaret - 92, Halifax, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family July 10, 2003, in Arborstone Enhanced Care Centre, Halifax.
Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late John and Annie (Baldwin) O'Neill. Raised in the north end of Halifax, she was a survivor of The Halifax Explosion. She was a lifelong member of St. Catherines of Siena Parish. She was the last remaining member of her immediate family.
She is survived by daughter, Heather (Mrs. Jack MacMaster), Lower Sackville; sons, David (Marilyn), Burlington, Ont.; Brian (Emily), Halifax; loving grandmother to Terry, Barry, Christopher, Stephanie, Angela, Allison, Craig, and Mark; great-grandmother to Ainslie, Richard, Samantha, Sarah, Natalie, Cameron, Kelly, and David. She is also survived by a very special cousin, Catherine "Kate" Redmond.
She was predeceased by her husband, Clifford; sisters, Winnifred, Gracie, Catherine, and Helen (Mrs. Earl Walsh); brothers, Frank and Jack; grandson, Steven Stockall.
Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral mass will take place 10 a.m. Monday in St. Catherines of Siena Roman Catholic Church, Father Duncan MacMaster officiating. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
Francis Joseph Forrest
FORREST, Francis Joseph - 76, West Dover, passed away July 10, 2003, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in West Arichat, he was a son of the late Emile and Elizabeth Jane Forrest.
He owned and operated a general store in West Dover for over 35 years. He enjoyed woodworking, camping and gardening, and had a great love of animals.
Surviving are daughters, Delores Forrest, Linda (Kevin) Frausell, both of Halifax; brother, Howard, Halifax; sisters, Hilda Fougere, Irene Blazevic, both of Halifax; grandchildren, Melissa Forrest and Joshua Frausell. He was predeceased by his former wife, Estella Morash; brother, Vincent.
Visitation will take place today from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Cremation will then take place. Memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Thomas Roman Catholic Church, East Dover. Burial to follow in West Dover Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to a charity of choice.
Douglas Kenneth Barkley
Barkley, Douglas Kenneth "Doug"- 58, Lake Echo, passed away July 5, 2003, at home.Born in Morrisburg, Ont., he was the son of the late Hugh Kenneth "Ken" and Florence Myrtle(Whittaker) Barkley.
He enlited in the Canadian Armed Forces (RCN) in 1961 and spent most of his career in Nova Scotia. Doug was a Gulf War Veteran and served 38 years retiring as CPO2 in 1999.
Cerished father of Maryanne Barkley (Sean)Dixon, Lower Sackville; Jeffery Barkley, Kingston, Ont.; proud grandpa of Samantha Susan and Liam Kenenth Dixon, Lower Sackville; loving nephew of Hazel Cox, Frankfort, Ont.; a faithful friend of Titan. He was a dedicated father and grandpa who will be sadly missed and remembered.
Visiation will be 10 a.m. until time of memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday,July 12, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr.; Lower Sackville, Rev Patricia Malin officiating. Burial will be in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Reception to follow in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to Heart and Stoke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
WEATHERDON, Annie "Mildred" - 74, Dartmouth, passed away July 8, 2003, in Dartmouth General Hospital, after a brief courageous battle with cancer. Born August 3, 1928, in Parrsboro, she was the eldest daughter of the late Frank and Violet (Moore) Tyrrell.
She was known for her witty sense of humour and for being an avid reader.
She is survived by son, Harold (Barbara), Beaver Bank; daughters, Debbie, at home; Susan (Michael Taylor), Debert; grandsons, Donald, Peter and Christopher; twin sisters, Anneita (Donald Hull), East Walton; Annetta (Dara West), Amherst; several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Donald; only brother, Harold; sisters, Willena and Frances.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville, Rev. Bruce Ward officiating. A reception will follow in the funeral home. Cremation will take place. Private family burial will take place in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Sackville, at a later date.
Donations may be made to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society.
Edna Mae Colley (Beals)
COLLEY (Beals), Edna Mae - 93, East Preston, passed away peacefully at home July 6, 2003. Born in North Preston, she was a daughter of the late George and Blanche (Downey) Beals.
Surviving are husband, James Edward Colley; daughter, Violet Clayton; son, Eric (Mary) Colley, all of East Preston; brothers, William (Edith) Sparks, North Preston; James Sparks, Toronto; sisters, Mary Sparks, Helen (Spencer) Sparks, all of Lake Loon; Laura Cain, North Preston; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her stepfather, John Sparks; son, Buddy; daughter, Lauraine; granddaughter, Clara Mae; brothers, Freddie, John, Stanley, Joseph; sisters, Bridgette and Kathleen.
Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 10, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday, July 11, in Cherry Brook United Baptist Church, Rev. Wayne Desmond officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. A repast will be held in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cherry Brook United Baptist Church Benevolent Fund.