SLAUNWHITE, Daniel Michael
83, Terence Bay, husband of the late Constance "Kay" (Slaunwhite), passed away on March 10, 2009, in the QEII, Halifax. Born in Terence Bay, he was the son of the late Edward and Ellen (Howard) Slaunwhite. Throughout his life, Dan was a labourer and a fisherman who worked diligently to support his loving family. He was a member of St. Paul's Anglican Church, Terence Bay. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his sons, Barry (Louise) and Wade (Kerri), both of Terence Bay; his brother, Aaron (Ella Mae); grandsons, Kirk (Bonnie), Jeffrey (Tracey) and Nicholas, and great-grandson, Dylan, as well as nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, his wife, Constance; brothers, Clarence, John, Everett and Bryden; sisters, Pearl Slaunwhite, Annie Pettipas, Doris Noel, and Violet Little. Cremation has taken place under the care of J.A. Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, (477-5601). A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 13, at 10 a.m. in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Terence Bay, with Rev. Lisa Vaughn as clergy. Interment will take place in St. Paul's Cemetery. Family flowers only by request, in lieu, remembrances to St. Paul's Anglican Church would be appreciated by the family.
FRASER, Gary Randolph
53, Halifax and formerly of Dayspring. It is with sadness and sorrow that the family of Gary Fraser announces his passing at home on Monday, March 9, 2009. Born in Dayspring, he was the son of the late Murray and Elsie (Lohnes) Fraser. Gary attended school in Dayspring and Bridgewater and had a great love for animals, nature, music, cars and the sea. As a young man, Gary had the sea in his blood and he sailed and shucked many scallops on draggers out of Lunenburg. Although he never married or had children, he was proud and connected to his family and extended family. Left to mourn his loss are his siblings, Jerry (Jean), Dartmouth; Joan Stebbe, Brantford; Richard (Mary Lou), Halifax; Linda Rodgers, Brantford; Marilyn White (Wayne) Brantford; several cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Murray Fraser and Elsie (Lohnes) Fraser as well as his brother. Murray Junior, and brother-in-law, Ralph Rodgers. Cremation has taken place. Visitation shall be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday March 13 with Memorial Service on Saturday at 3 p.m. both in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax with Rev. Richard Bieber officiating. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Gary may be made to Phoenix Youth Programs, PO Box 60006, Halifax, NS B3H 4R7 or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
55, of 48 Greenwold Ave., Antigonish, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at home. Born in Antigonish, he was a son of Bernadette (Gillis) and the late Charles MacDougall. Paul participated in C.A.C.L activities, enjoyed bowling, going for drives and visits, and being with family and friends. Surviving are brothers, Neil (Sandra), Antigonish; Rev. Martin, Eskasoni; Michael (Carmen), Kingston; Leo (Joan), Bernard, Hughie (Rosemary), all of Antigonish, and Donald (Mary Lou), Gaspereaux Lake; 15 nieces and nephews; grandnieces, nephews and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by aunts, Mary Falt, Mary Gillis and uncles, Murdoch and Neil MacDougall. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday in MacIsaac Funeral Home, Pleasant St., Antigonish. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Saturday, March 14, in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Rev. Martin MacDougall officiating and Rev. Joe Gillis concelebrating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to L'Arche Antigonish or CACL Antigonish.
MORRISON, Carey Norman
72, Margaree Valley, died on Friday, February 27, 2009, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by his loving family. He was a son of the late Irad and Jessie (Ross) Morrison, Portree, Margaree Valley. He was a member of the Margaree Valley Baptist Church. Carey was employed for the most of his life in various aspects of forestry work, and spent the last 13 years working with his son Matthew at the mill. He was an avid reader, interested in politics, world history, and current events. Carey loved his wife and family, and his home in Portree. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Mina (Doucet) Morrison; children, Ross (Wendy), Alberton, P.E.I.; Hugh (Tracey), Margaree Valley; Glenda (Tim Healy), Guelph, Ont.; Matthew (Paula), Margaree Valley; grandchildren, Rachel, Samuel, Joanna, Luke, Kate, Anna, Bethany, Josh, Nathan, Seth, Carey, Abigail, Timothy, Emma, and Hannah; sisters, Irena (Walter Shaw), Margaree Valley; Grace Heatly, Dartmouth. He was predeceased by brothers, James, Ross, and Irad; sisters, Annie and Jessie (infancy). Visitation will take place today from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. in the Margaree Valley Baptist Church. At Carey's request, there will be a short funeral service on Monday at 2 p.m., with Pastor Pierre Chiasson officiating. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of the Sunset Funeral Co-operative, Margaree Valley. Family flowers only please. Donations in Carey's memory can be made to Canadian Cancer Society, or a charity of choice.
DOUCET, Carol Anne
65. It is with great sadness that we announce that our beloved mother, adored sister and cherished friend left us on Thursday, March 12, 2009 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Cheticamp, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (Arsenault) Poirier. Carol worked for Aramark as supervisor of the Faculty Lounge at Saint Mary's University. She enjoyed every moment of life and lived happy and well even through the months of her illness, which she endured with a quiet strength and dignity that touched us all. In the last months she took comfort in the simple pleasures of life, doing crossword puzzles, watching Road to Avonlea, savouring a cup of tea and slice of homemade bread. Prior to her illness, she took pleasure in her job where she formed many lasting and dear friendships. Carol was well loved and well respected by her many friends and colleagues. She loved to laugh and treasured her time spent with family. She was especially close to her five siblings and their families and will always be remembered as a loving big sister as well as adoring grandmother to Noah, Jon-Ryan and Darcy. She was a caring mother who cherished, respected and loved her children. Dearest mother, we will cherish you forever. Carol is survived by daughter, Lisa Doucet (Andrew Conrad), Halifax; sons, Roger (Sherry) Poirier, Stewiacke; and Blair (Michelle) Doucet, Lower Sackville; sister, Veronica Walker, Ottawa, Ont.; brothers, Frank (Audrey) Poirier, Halifax; Russell (Sharon) Poirier, Herring Cove; Donnie (Joan MacFarlane) Poirier, Calgary, Alta.; Stanley (Brenda) Poirier, Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Noah Poirier, Jon-Ryan Powell and Darcy Doucet. Visitation will be held today from 2-4 p.m. and Monday, March 16 from 7-9 p.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, March 17, in Canadian Martyrs Church, Father James Mallon officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the VG Site, QEII, Halifax.
RICE, Sherman William
88, Digby, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2009, with his loving wife of 60 years, Eleanor, by his side. Born in Granville Ferry, he was the son of the late Clifford Rice and Blanche Campbell Rice. He was predeceased by brothers, Donald and Walter and his sister, Alma Condon. Surviving are his wife, Eleanor; sister, Mary Helen Livingstone, Amherst; daughter, Mary Lou Petersen and son-in-law, Rod Petersen, Halifax; daughter, Nancy Tucker and son-in-law, Gary Tucker, Sackville, N.B. He will be greatly missed by his beloved grandchildren, Kacy Petersen, Karen Tucker, Helen Tucker and Rod Petersen. He graduated from Annapolis Royal High School in June of 1939 and joined the Canadian Army in September of that year. He served in the Second Field Regiment in Italy and was in Holland on V.E. Day. He spent most of his working career with Environment Canada, Department of Fisheries. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 20, Grace United Church, Maritime Seniors Golf Association, Order of Good Cheer, the Digby Historical Society, and the Digby Pines Golf Club, where he served as president for a term of two years. Following their retirement, Sherman and Eleanor traveled widely and together they enjoyed golf, square dancing, bridge and walking. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be 7 -9 p.m. Wednesday, with a legion service at 7 p.m, in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m., Thursday in Grace United Church, Digby. Committal service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Sherman may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses, The Canadian Red Cross, or your local food bank.
KILLEN, Albert Ernest
83, Nine Mile River, passed away March 13, 2009, in Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital, Middle Musquodoboit, with Ruby and his nurse Paula by his side. Born in Gays River, he was a son of the late Edward and Annie (Ramsey) Killen. Albert served in the Canadian Armed Forces as a paratrooper and storesman and saw active duty in the Korean Conflict until he was discharged due to an injury. After his military service, he became a carpenter in the construction trade, and was a craftsman in woodworking. An active, proud member of Alcoholics Anonymous, he recently celebrated his 37th year of Sobriety. Surviving are his loving partner and best friend, Ruby Bent; daughters, Eileen (Ronald) Millward, Sydney; Alberta (Donald) Martin, Nova Scotia; son, Gary (Joan) Killen, Amherst; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Leonard Bent, Vicki Sullivan and their families, all of Nine Mile River; niece, Goldie Killen, Truro; nephews, Allan (Lynn) Browning, White Rock, B.C.; Charles (Doreen) Browning, Exeter, Ont.; Lee (Susan) Browning, Edmonton, Alta.; extended family, Chardell and Scott Brydon and children, Mataya and Kyle, Black Rock. He was predeceased by wife, Anna; sister, Ina Browning; brother, George. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be today from 7-9 p.m. with a Legion tribute service being held at 7 p.m.; funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, both in East Gore United Church, Chuck Paterson, DLM officiating. Private family burial will be at a later date in Gays River Cemetery. The family will meet friends for a reception in East Gore Community Hall following the service. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Lung Association. Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.
SLAUNWHITE, Todd Michael
45, Terence Bay. It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our dear husband, father, son, brother, brother in-law, uncle, great-uncle and a dear friend to many. Todd passed away on Friday, March 13, 2009, in the VG Site, QEII. He worked as a carpenter/contractor all of his life and was a jack of all trades, and enjoyed what he did. He enjoyed spending time with his family, hanging out with friends in his garage, hunting at their camp in New Germany and fishing with his sons and family. He was an avid NASCAR fan and he loved his ATV, snowmobiling and boating. Todd is survived by his loving wife, Pattie; sons, Trevor and Taylor; mother, Violet Slaunwhite; sisters, Michele (David) Cormier and Wanda Slaunwhite; brother, Tim (Sandy); many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Merle Slaunwhite and uncle, Chesley Williams. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield (477-5601). By request there will be no visitation. A service of remembrance will be held on Tuesday, March 17, at 10 a.m. in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Terence Bay. Interment to follow in Sunrise Park Cemetery followed by a reception at the Terence Bay Fire Hall. Family flowers only, donations in Todd's memory may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church or to a charity of one's choice.
WHITE, John Douglas "Doug"
63, Brooklyn, Yarmouth Co., passed away peacefully on March 14, 2009, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital surrounded by his wife and three children. Born on September 6, 1945, in Halifax, he was a son of Ernest Sr. and the late Helen (Peverill) White. Doug graduated from Yarmouth Consolidated Memorial High School and went on to work in a bank prior to studying accounting. He worked in partnership with the firm of Gordon T. Hiltz Public Accountant before opening his own business, J. Douglas White Accounting, which he operated with his wife for 15 years. He was a member of Hebron Baptist Church, where he sang in the worship team. He enjoyed sports, especially golf, and spending time with his family and grandchildren. Surviving are his loving wife of 41 years, Doris (Hayes); father, Ernest Sr.; sons, Phillip, Moncton, N.B.; Wade (Wendy), Toronto, Ont.; daughter, Lisa (Jason) Boudreau, Chegoggin; brother, Roger (Karen), Belleville, Ont.; grandchildren, Skye and Drake Boudreau, Zachary and Gregory White. He was predeceased by his mother, Helen; and brother, Ernest Jr. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth. Visiting hours will take place Tuesday, March 17 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. in Hebron Baptist Church where memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 18 at 2 p.m., Rev. Wayne Johnson officiating. Burial will occur in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Bible Society, Gideons International or to a charity of choice.
SIBLEY, Terance Reid
57, of Lower Sackville. It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and uncle on March 15, 2009. Terry is survived by his wife of 29 years, Marion (Tutty); his children, Barry and Shannon; sisters, Linda, Muriel Jean (Michael) Hayes, Suzanne Hamlin; brothers, Rick (Linda), Rod (Doreen); sister-in-law, Susan; and many nieces and nephews. Terry was predeceased by his father, William; mother, Ethel; and brother, Barry. Terry had special Godchildren, Matthew Sibley, Shane Tutty, and Emily Smith. He is also survived by his beloved dog Casey. Before Terry retired he was employed with Partners and Compliance, Dartmouth. Terry enjoyed spending time gardening and he loved to have a good game of golf with his friends. Anyone who knew Terry loved him; he was always quick with a joke and had a way of making people laugh. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 17 from 6-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 18 at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with a reception to follow. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made to the Kidney foundation of Nova Scotia. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses of the renal unit at the Victoria General Hospital, also to the Victorian Order of Nurses and to Palliative Care. "What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us." -Helen Keller
LEVANGIE, Anna Angela
91, Frankville, Antigonish Co. It is with great sadness that we the family announce the passing of Anna in Jesse's Way, Antigonish, on Tuesday, March 10, 2009. Born in Frankville, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Laura (O'Neil) Fougere. Anna was a longtime member of St. Paul's Parish and CWL, Havre Boucher. She was a model of faith to her family and always looked forward to their visits after they left home. She enjoyed entertaining, playing cards, especially bridge in her younger years, and will always be remembered for her delicious rolls and pastries, and her love of sharing. Anna will be deeply missed by her daughters, Patricia Josey, Dartmouth; Paula (Paul) Breen, Frankville; Marion (Lloyd) DeWolfe, Halifax; Dianne (Giles) Gaudet, Shad Bay; Janice (Donnie) Tobin, Truro; sons, Peter (Janet), Ottawa; Curtis (Joan), Porters Lake; 20 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She will also be surely missed by brothers, Xavier (Maude) Fougere, Stoney Creek, Ont.; Gerard Fougere, Canso; Elmer (Isabel) Fougere, Frankville; sister, Mary Frances (Jerry) Bent, Oshawa, Ont.; sisters-in-law, Evelyn, Stoney Creek, Ont.; Florence, Cornwall, Ont.; Olga, Winnipeg, Man.; Bernice, Chilliwack, B.C. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Patrick; sons, Ambrose (Anne), Stanton (Monica); grandsons, Patrick Levangie, Brian Josey; granddaughter, Cheryl Anne Breen; 10 loving brothers and sisters, whom she helped mother in her younger years. The family would like to thank her many caregivers, including homecare. Special thanks to June Daviau, and her compassionate assistance who cared for and loved her to the end and Jeremiah, her ray of sunshine. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 12, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in St. Paul's Centre, Havre Boucher. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 13, in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, with Father Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to: Feed Nova Scotia, Havre Boucher Community Centre or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.
Died Monday, March 9, 2009, in The Moncton Hospital. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late John and Bertha (Dixon) MacIntosh. Surviving are children, Jan Gallant, John, Duane and Jennifer Roberts; grandchildren, Jonathon, Jasmine, Scarlette, Frankie, Michael, Joey, Jenika, Jakob, Jayden; great-grandsons, Dre, Liam; sisters, Doris Gavey, Eileen Capobianco, Vivian Winsor, Ann MacIntosh brothers, Charles and Frank MacIntosh.She was predeceased by husband, Jack; son, James; brother, Edward; grandson, Jordan. Funeral Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Fair Haven Funeral Home with reception following.