81, Comeauville, passed away February 18, 2009, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Comeauville, he was a son of the late Arcade and Marguerite (Saulnier) Comeau. Raymond worked and operated the family business, "Comeauville Woodworkers" for over 50 years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Conseil Sigogne 6348, Comeauville. He is survived by brothers, Delbert (Shirley), Brookfield; Ralph (Mariette), Comeauville; sisters, Odile (Cyril) Courtney, Fairview; Rose (Paul) Napier, Hubbards; Leona (Ralph) Carroll, Lower Sackville. He was predeceased by brother, Remi in infancy; sister, Virginia Banks. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral service to be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. in St. Mary's Church, Church Point, Rev. Paul Belliveau officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Mary's Church, Church Point or a charity of your choice.
SCHOFIELD, McKay Ross "Kay"
78, of Greenfield Road, Gaspereau Mountain, Kings Co., passed away Monday, February 16, 2009, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Greenwich, Kings Co., he was a son of the late Ralph and Dorothy (Pye) Schofield. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving from 1951-53. Following the war, he was employed with Scotian Gold Co-operative Limited, retiring after 36 years of service. He was an avid hockey fan and loved to listen to Highland music and sit on his perch. He is survived by sons, Derek (Cynthia), Gaspereau Mountain; Mark (Rose), Toronto; Stevie (Linda), Gaspereau Mountain, Perry (Meleta), Avonport; grandchildren, Misty, Marshall, Mitchell, Brandon and Ryan; great-grandchildren, Austin and Brandon; brothers, Victor and Wilson; sister, Laura. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Norma Atwell; brothers, Murray and Thorton. Kay will be sadly missed but never forgotten. Cremation has taken place under the direction of White Family Funeral Home, Kentville and there will be no visitation, by family request. A graveside funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. today in Gaspereau Cemetery, Rev. Ellen Hunt officiating. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.
LOW, Douglas Kennedy
64, of Halifax, died suddenly at home, February 15, 2009. Born in Halifax, May 25, 1944, he was the only son of Thelma (Kennedy) Low and the late Thomas Low. Doug was employed by the Nova Scotia Provincial Government for many years, retiring in 1995, as Personnel Manager for the Department of Finance. Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, Diane Tomes-Low; daughter, Deborah (Wayne) Beazley, Beaver Bank; son, Douglas Stewart Low, Halifax; grandchildren, Hollyann and Mitchell Beazley; aunt, Doris Low, Toronto; former wife, Dianne (Danny) Stewart Campbell, Halifax. Doug was a former Commodore of the Armdale Yacht Club. One of his greatest pleasures in life was sailing; the others being Nascar and drag racing. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held Friday, February 20, from 7-9 p.m. in J. A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St. As per Doug's request there will be no memorial service. His ashes will be scattered at sea at a later date. Donations in Doug's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
ZINCK, Ferne Gertrude
76, Elmwood, Lunenburg Co., passed away February 14, 2009, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Elmwood, she was a daughter of the late Madalyn Zinck. She is survived by sons, Dawson, Seldon, both of Elmwood; daughters, Rosemary Lohnes (Vincent), East Dalhousie; Bonnie Oickle (Wayne), Lunenburg; Alice Barkhouse (Rayburn), Farmville; sisters, Sadie Nicholson (Larry), Dayspring; Evelyn Scott (Albert), Bridgewater; brother, Chester, Ontario; numerous grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her mother, she was predeceased by her husband, Stewart; son, Ronald; daughter, Margo; brothers, Lester; brother in infancy; sister, Mary. There will be no visitation in the funeral home. Memorial service 11 a.m. Friday in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville, Deacon Patrick Morris officiating. Burial in St. Matthew's Catholic Cemetery at a later date. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.
O'BRIEN, Violet "Lou"
80, Glace Bay, died February 16, 2009. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late James and Cassie Walsh. Surviving are husband, Alphonse; children, Marie, Jack, Annette, Wayne, Mickey, Donna, Sheila, Vera, Paula, Lloyd; sisters, Stasia, Rita, Nellie, Florence; 36 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild. She was predeceased by daughter, Patsy; sons, Kevin, Phonsie, Tommy; great-grandson; great-granddaughter; two brothers; five sisters. Visitation today 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Funeral Thursday at 11 a.m. in St. Johns Church, Glace Bay.
CHISHOLM, Dr. James "Ian"
88. Surrounded by his family, Ian was peacefully gathered "Home" on February 7, 2009, in Maplestone Enhanced Care, Halifax, after 20 years of living with Parkinson's disease. Son of the late Alex and Jessie Chisholm, Ian was born in Caledonia, Pictou Co., and spent his childhood in SunnyBrae. After graduating from Normal College, teaching two years in Stillwater and St. Mary's River, he joined the RCAF serving as bombing and gunnery instructor for air crews. When the war ended he studied Medicine at Dalhousie University completing a residency in Internal Medicine in 1956. He and his wife Dale spent 18 fulfilling years working in United Church Mission Hospitals in Bella Bella and Bella Coola, B.C. and Baie Verte, N.L. While in Bella Bella, besides being Medical Supt. Ian also served as dentist, coroner, embalmer, veterinarian and part-time minister. In 1975 they moved to Dartmouth where Ian joined the Woodlawn Medical Clinic practicing there until 1993. A lifelong member of the United Church of Canada, Ian served in various offices as youth leader, elder, and choir member and on the Maritime Conference Interview Board. Following his retirement, he joined Dale in her ministry in Elderbank, Sambro and Musquodoboit Harbour, moving to Halifax in 2000. The progression of Parkinson's disease required his living at Maplestone Enhanced Care for the past six years where the supportive staff on Hale Court cared for him with skill and compassion. Ian's family thank them whole heartedly, particularly for their TLC during the final week of his life. Ian is survived by his wife, Dale (Mosher); daughters, Anne Langille (Burt), Shaun Booker (Craig); sons, Jim (Rhonda), Rob (Tara), Bruce (Kim) and grandchildren, Ben, Meghan, Jessie, Logan and Jacob. He is also survived by his sister, Florence MacQueen, and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will take place in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., on Sunday, February 22, from 6-8 p.m. A memorial service will be held Monday, February 23, 2 p.m. in St. Andrew's United Church, Coburg and Robie Streets, Rev. Dr. Russell Daye presiding. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Parkinson's Research, c/o Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation, Tupper Medical Bldg., and 5850 College St., Halifax, NS B3H 4H7.
DOOKS, Dolores Marie
76, Dartmouth, died peacefully Monday, February 16, 2009, in Dartmouth General Hospital, surrounded by family. Born in Ostrea Lake, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Ivy (Williams) Young. Dolores started a career teaching high school at an early age and then moved on to a career in the retail sector before marrying Neil Robert Dooks in 1954. She is survived by her loving husband, Neil and son, Kevin (Gillian); stepgrandson, Robert (Susannah). Visitation will be held Thursday 6-8 p.m. in A. L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth where a funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Friday, February 20. Donations in memory of Dolores may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
GREEK, Sheila Marguerite
93, of Blue Rocks, Lunenburg Co., passed away Monday, February 16, 2009, in Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care, Lunenburg, with her family by her side. Born in Blue Rocks, she was a daughter of the late Cornelius and Leah (Knickle) Tanner. Sheila was a member of St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Blue Rocks and a life member of St. Barnabas Ladies Guild. She enjoyed quilting, doing fancy work, hooking and braiding mats. She loved music, singing, playing the piano and organ. Sheila will be sadly missed by son, Donald, Rose Bay; daughter, Sharon (Cecil) Mosher, Western Shore; daughter-in-law, Jeanette Greek, Lunenburg; grandchildren, Kimberley (Danny) Baker, Vancouver Island; Michael Greek, Bridgewater; Anne (John) Richards, Garden Lots; Trevor Mosher, Western Shore; great-grandchildren, Jonathan Baker, Manitoba and Ryan Baker, Vancouver Island. She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Capt. Ellsworth Greek (2002); son, Brice (2007); daughter-in-law, Mona (2006); sisters, Nina and Amy; brothers, Glenville, Bertie, Greville and Albert. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Lunenburg, where visitation will be held today from 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate Sheila's life will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. in St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Blue Rocks, Rev. Reginald MacDonald officiating. Interment will follow at Upper Blue Rocks Cemetery. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Blue Rocks.
PIERCEY (Reid), Linda Marie
48, Victoria Mines, died February 8, 2009, in Lamont, Alta. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Alan Francis and Theresa Reid. Surviving are son, Daniel; four brothers and one sister; many nieces, nephews, special friends. No visitation. Memorial service was held February 14, in Park Memorial Chapel, Lamont, Alta. Funeral mass Monday at 11 a.m. in Parish of St. Leonard, St. Michael Church, River Ryan, Father Doug MacDonald officiating. Interment in St. Alphonsus Cemetery at a later date. Donations to the The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.
KNICKLE, Denny Scott
35, Middle Cornwall, passed away suddenly on February 16, 2009. A carpenter by trade, Denny was a son of Ruby Knickle and the late Mervin Knickle. He is survived by his mother, Ruby; brother, Kyle (Sherry); nephew, AJ; nieces, Hannah and Haley; maternal grandmother, Lucy Barkhouse. Besides his father, Denny was predeceased by his paternal grandmother, Edith Knickle; maternal grandfather, Moody Barkhouse. There will be no visitation and no flowers by request. Memorial donations may be made to the Stained Glass Window Fund for New Cornwall United Baptist Church or a charity of choice. Funeral to take place Saturday, February 21, at 2 p.m. in New Cornwall Baptist Church, Middle Cornwall, Rev. Douglas Porter officiating.
FREDERICKS, Ricky Warren
43, of Grand Lake, passed away February 16, 2009, at home. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Randy Fredericks (Liz), Sackville and Carol (Bob) Frank, Beaver Bank. Ricky's first passion was his family. He worked hard and played hard. He was a successful self-employed car salesmen most of his life. Ricky had a huge heart and lived life to the fullest. He made everybody around him feel special. Ricky was an avid outdoorsman who was passionate about hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling. He had a quick wit and his sense of humour and laughter will be greatly missed by all. Besides his parents he is survived by his wife, Shelly Stevens; his children, Evan, Calgary; Mercedez, Kassidy, and their sister, Grace, Dartmouth; sister, Trina Kirk (Shane), Waverley; stepsisters, Rosalie (Reggie) Carroll, Alberta; Melanie Frank, Toronto; niece, Molly Kirk; many aunts, uncles and cousins, all of whom profoundly feel his loss. He was predeceased by paternal grandparents, George and Vivian Fredericks, and maternal grandparents, Walter and Dorothy Lively, Ted Ettinger. The body is resting in Atlantic Funeral Home, Sackville, with visitation Friday night from 7-9 p.m., where funeral service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m., Rev. Patricia Malin officiating. Reception to follow in the funeral home lounge. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Crosbie House Society in Ricky's memory.
d'ENTREMONT, Theresa Eleanor
90, of Yarmouth, passed away February 16, 2009, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born on January 29, 1919, in West Pubnico, she was a daughter of the late Eva (Amirault) and Justinian Denis d'Entremont. Theresa was a member of Children of Mary and of Saint Ambrose Cathedral Parish. She loved music and played the piano in a small dance band before the war years. She lived in Montreal, Que. for 24 years, employed with the establishment of Henry Morgan's for the full 24 years. Upon returning to Yarmouth she worked at Central Pharmacy for 14 years alongside her brother, Nelson. She is survived by her sister, Isabelle d'Entremont; nephews, Michael (Hectorine) d'Entremont, Dr. Phil (Pam) d'Entremont and Marc d'Entremont; nieces, Suzanne (Cliff Briand), Patrice (Keith MacDonald); along with many great-nephews and great-nieces. Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her brother, Nelson. Remains are resting in Sweeny's Funeral Home in Yarmouth. By request there will be no visitation. Funeral mass will be 2 p.m., Friday, February 20, Father John MacPherson and Deacon Stephen Bourque officiating. Spring burial will be in St. Peters Catholic Parish Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Ambrose Parish or to charity of ones choice.