HARVEY, Laulia Marguerite
77, of Three Mile Plains, Hants Co., passed away Friday, February 27, 2009, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born on February 14, 1932, in Windsor, she was a daughter of the late Frederick James and Annie Clare (Whitehead) Shanks. Laulia taught school at Five Mile Plains School and was a dedicated member of St. Thomas Anglican Church, Three Mile Plains. She was also a dedicated and loving caregiver to many children and she enjoyed her time at the family cottage on Panuke Lake. Laulia loved to read and do word puzzles; she had a keen interest in the family history and loved to spend time with her grandchildren. Surviving are her husband of 51 years, James; son, Arnold (Anna), Truro; grandchildren, Nathan (Jennifer) Harvey, Three Mile Plains; Josh (Jessica) Harvey, Alberta; Jillian (Lee) Harvey, Windsor; Bailee Long, Brooklyn, Hants Co.; great-grandson, Brennen Harvey, Three Mile Plains; sisters, Annie Hunter, Windsor; Lena Harvie, Windsor; Barb (Wilfred) Edwards, Newport Station; Shirley Ward, Three Mile Plains; brother, Reid (Alice) Shanks, Three Mile Plains; many nieces and nephews. Laulia was predeceased by brothers, Irvin, Ralph and John Shanks; sister, Mary Gibson; foster brother, Arnold Whitehead. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be today from 6-9 p.m. in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King St., Windsor. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in St. Thomas Anglican Church, Three Mile Plains, Rev. Tom Henderson officiating. Interment will be in Ste. Croix Cemetery, St. Croix. Donations in Laulia's memory may be made to St. Thomas Anglican Church or charity of your choice.
PERRY, Rose Marie
94, Dartmouth, passed away February 27, 2009, at home. Born in Cheticamp, she was a daughter of the late John and Christie Ann (Cormier) Poirier. She was a member of the Somme Branch Legion as well as Findlay Seniors Center. She enjoyed playing cards in various locations. She is survived by daughter Vivian Cooper (Ron MacKenzie), who both cared for Rose up until the time of her death, as well as Lorraine Perry whom she raised as if she were her own daughter; granddaughter, Cindy (Richard) Elliott; stepgrandchildren, Patsy Motz and Jimmy Perry; great-grandsons, Patrick (Shylowe) and Zachary Elliott; brother, Peter (Mary) Poirier. She was predeceased by her husband, Henry Perry; son-in-law, Raymond Cooper; stepson, Henry R. Perry, as well as 15 brothers and sisters. Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 3, in Atlantic Funeral Home, Main Street, Dartmouth, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Saint Paul's Church, Windmill Road, Dartmouth. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Dartmouth General Hospital or Canadian Cancer Society.
SNAIR, Josephine Marie
81, Milford / Hatchet Lake. With sad hearts, we the family, announce the passing of our dear mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Josephine, at home, on February 27, 2009. Born in Harrison Settlement and raised in West New Annan, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Mary (MacNeil) Bell. She enjoyed her many trips to the Valley and picnics at the Coldbrook Park. Jo was an avid NASCAR fan for many years and also loved gardening and flowers. For many years she was employed by the Department of Education in Audio Visual Presentation. In her earlier years, she knit for her family and friends. Her Christmas baking was the envy of everyone. She is survived by her children, Heather (Ken) Marriott, Shubenacadie; Clyde, at home; Allan (Alice), Kennetcook; Mary Little, Armdale; her chosen daughters, Doreen Arnberg and Marjorie Forbes; grandchildren, Nancy (Ross) Parker, Shubenacadie; Clinton Davis (Kristen), Nanaimo, B.C.; Jason Snair (Angela), Lower Sackville; Andrew Snair, Noel; Alex, Kennetcook; Vanessa Little, Kingston, Ont.; great-grandchildren, Brittany and Jonathan Parker, Chloe Snair and Evangeline Davis; brothers and sisters-in-law, Clyde (Nancy) Snair, Roy (Connie) Morris, Sheila Poole, Norma Bentley, and Audrey Burns. She was predeceased by her husband Francis; grandson, Robert Pease; brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Peg Bell. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Ettinger Funeral Home. Visitation at 12 p.m. until time of funeral service at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, in Ettinger Funeral Home, 2812 Main St., Shubenacadie, Rev. Helen Waddell officiating. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
HUBLEY, James Edgar
85, Villa Acadienne, Meteghan, formerly of Lake Annis, passed away February 27, 2009, in the villa. Born in Lake Annis, he was a son of the late Benjamin B. and Ethel E. (Jones) Hubley. He was a member of Lake George Baptist Church and was a farmer all his working life. He acted as caregiver to his dear mother. Surviving are sister, Beulah Taylor, Yarmouth; nieces, Marcia (Hugh) Richardson, Deerfield; Vickie (Robert) Bjorkquist, Edmonton, Alta.; nephews, Donald (Teri) Smith, Edmonton, Alta.; Benjamin (Betty) Taylor, Brooklyn; Peter (Sarah) Taylor, Bedford. James was predeceased by his sister, Adelia Smith. His remains are resting in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth. No visitation by request. Funeral service will take place in Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel, Monday, March 2, at 11 a.m., Rev. A.D. "Bill" Newell officiating. Spring interment in Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Tri-County Victorian Order of Nurses or Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery.
PHALEN, Dianne Elaine
59, of Hillside Road, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Friday, February 27, 2009, in the Aberdeen Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Born in Advocate, she was a daughter of Camilla (Field) Finley of Amherst and the late Norman Finley. She was a retired employee of Michelin Tire. She enjoyed camping, fishing, knitting, music, and was liked by everyone who knew her. She was a member of the Garden Goddesses. Surviving, besides her mother, are her husband David; daughters, Sandra "Sandy" (Dana DeMings), New Glasgow; Laurie, Stellarton; sister, Eloise (Brian) Allen, Amherst; nephew, Patrick (Stephanie) Allen; great-nephew: Liam; cousin, Russell Finley, Amherst Head; numerous cousins, and brothers and sisters-in-law. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Sunday, in the R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow, from where funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, with Rev. Leo Fletcher officiating. Burial will be in Amherst Cemetery at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations in her memory may be made to the Aberdeen Palliative Care Society.
DOUCETTE (Ogden), Lynda Marie
Passed away peacefully on December 27, 2008. Lynda was born on July 26, 1952, in Springhill. She is survived by her loving parents, Gerald and Marie Ogden, of Sackville; sister, Karen Ogden-Grant, Mount Uniacke; nephews, Tristan and Brendan, both of Mount Uniacke. Cremation has taken place.
74, Dartmouth, passed away suddenly Wednesday, February 25, 2009, enroute to Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Montreal, Que., he was a son of the late Pierre and Pamela (Atkins) Berends. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy and retired after 25 years of service. He then went on to work for Halifax Metro Transit for the next few years. His Toyota Land Cruiser and best friend and companion, Tasha (Golden Labrador Retriever), were his pride and joy. He enjoyed the outdoors and was in his glory when hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife, the former Helena DeBaie; daughter, Darlene (Douglas White); stepdaughter, Donna Smithers; stepson, Keith Smithers, all of Dartmouth, and sister, Ann Ince, of Vancouver, B.C.; grandchildren, Jason and Staci White. He was predeceased by stepson, Robert; stepdaughter, Charlene, and brother, Douglas. The body has been cremated under the care of Donald K. Walker Funeral Directors, Dartmouth (469-5601). Burial at a later date in DeBaie's Cove.
LAMOND, James Charles
86, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully on February 23, 2009, in Glasgow Hall, Dartmouth. Cremation has taken place under the care of Donald K. Walker Funeral Directors Limited, Dartmouth. A memorial will be held at a later date. He is survived by his loving wife, Louise (Payne) and his children from a previous marriage, Jim, Sharron and Kerry.
HAMILTON, Warrant Officer Michael Edward, CD1 "Hammy"
Passed away peacefully in the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Alta., on Sunday, February 22, 2009. Michael Hamilton of Trenton, Ont., age 46 years. Beloved husband of Shelley Hamilton; loved father of Alicia and Cole, both at home; Rodney and Leon Hamilton, both of Halifax; son of Greta Hamilton of Greenwood; brother of James Hamilton, Borden; Lenora Beals (Glen), Lorraine Higgins (Don) and Paula Cromwell, all of Halifax; grandfather of Kyan; son-in-law of Sheila and Marcel of Pembroke, Ont. The family will receive friends at the 8 Wing Chapel, Trenton, this evening from 7-9 p.m. Service will be held in St. Peter's Church, Trenton, on Saturday, February 28, at 9:30 a.m., Padre Shaun Turner officiating. Interment in The National Military Cemetery Beechwood, Ottawa. Memorial donations to the United Way or to Alicia and Cole Hamilton in Trust would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the Rushnell Funeral Centre, 60 Division St., Trenton, Ont., 613-392-2111.
McCARROLL (Fraser), Mary Carole
61, of Halifax, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and close friends Wednesday, February 25, 2009, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, after a long battle with cancer. Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late Dr. Raymond and Julia Fraser (of Antigonish). She is survived by her children, Julie McCarroll, New York; Monica (Geoff) West, Calgary; Paul McCarroll, Halifax; her sister and brothers, Julieann (James Gerry) Fraser, Halifax; John (Ann), Michigan; Robert and James, Dartmouth. She was raised in Antigonish and lived in other parts of the province, New Brunswick and British Columbia over the years. She worked in nursing for many years. Mary had many dear friends, whom she cherished. She loved to travel and always took advantage of opportunities to do so. Mary was a tireless fighter for social justice and the environment. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday in MacIsaac Funeral Home, 61 Pleasant St., Antigonish. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
CRAWLEY, Cyril Patrick
80, Sydney, passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2009. He was a son of the late Patrick and Bride Crawley. Surviving are wife of 61 years, the former Jean Gillis; sons, John, Allan, Randy; sisters, Maime Libby, Germain Makaranko, Patricia Crawley; brothers, Ron, Terry; grandsons, Shaun, David; granddaughter, Meggan. Predeceased by brothers, Albert, Bill. There will be no visitation. Funeral mass Saturday 11 a.m. in Holy Redeemer Church. A reception will follow in St. Nicholas Hall. Donations to Holy Redeemer Building Fund or charity of choice.
FRASER, Gregory Phillip
59, Marion Bridge, passed away on Tuesday, February 24, 2009, from a brief illness. Born in Meat Cove, he was a son of the late Angus and Ronnie Fraser. Surviving are former wife, Evelyn Hill; children, Cathy Fraser, Gregory John Fraser; three grandchildren; sisters, Joy Fraser (David Williams), Sharon (Cyril) Fraser, Donna (Wild Allan) Bonnar, Chandra Lee; brothers, Johnny (Ann Marie), George (Donna), Brian; several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. There will be no visitation. A private family service will be held at a later date. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
TAPPENDEN, Doris Ives
95, Lake Echo, passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 25, 2009, in Halifax. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Charles William and Catherine Jane (Smith) MacLeod. Doris is survived by daughter, Marlene Hatt; Doris' favorite son-in-law, Bill Richardson; grandchildren, Stephen (Darlene), Peter (Dale), Linda-Anne (Gary), Christopher (Crystal); great-grandchildren, Curtis, Travis, Sarah, Amy, Ryan, Melissa, Michael and Tristan; great great-grandchildren, Tyler and Landon. She spent all her working life in retail, managing both Reitman's and Sally Shops in Sydney, and later as Department manager of Ladies Wear for Zellers in Dartmouth. Doris was also a member of St. Augustine's Anglican Church in Lake Echo. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 69 years, Jospeh Richard "Jerry" Tappenden; sisters, Lillian, Jean, Edith and brother, Cedric "Mac". Visitation will take place 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday, February 28, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral service to be held 2 p.m. Saturday, February 28, in St. Augustine's Anglican Church, 2 Ponderosa Dr., Lake Echo, Rev. Carson Baxter and Rev. Debra Burleson officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens Cemetery with a reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Reception Centre. Donations may be made in Doris' memory to St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Lake Echo or charity of choice. Special thanks to caregivers, Nora, Ethel and Cindy for their loving care.