LEE, Kenneth - 69, Halifax, died December 2, 2003, in Arborstone Nursing Home. Born in North Sydney, he was a son of the late Thomas and Mae (King) Lee.
He worked for Bata Shoe Store in Halifax before retiring. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church, North Sydney.
Surviving are his daughter, Karen Lee, Fredericton, N.B.; son, Brian, Calgary; sister, Pauline (Bruce) Yeadon, Halifax; one grandchild; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Sheila (Penny) Lee; brothers, Donald and Junior; sisters, Betty and Velva.
Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Thursday, December 4, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where funeral service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, December 4, in the funeral home chapel, Rev. Gary Barrett of Full Gospel Church officiating. Burial will be 2 p.m. Friday, December 5, in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney, Cape Breton.
Donations to Multiple Sclerosis Society, Atlantic Division.
David "Gary" Wood
WOOD, David "Gary" - 56, Lower Sackville, died peacefully on November 30, 2003, in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII. Born in Upper Stewiacke, Colchester Co., he was a son of Ruby Wood and the late Richard "Bud" Wood.
He was an employee of the Nova Scotia Government for the past 28 years. Gary was a loving and caring person.
He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Rita; stepchildren, William MacGregor, Ottawa; Bradley (Christine) MacGregor, Vernon, B.C.; Diana (Gordon) Shore, Burlington, Ont.; Kalin (David) Keller, Vernon, B.C.; several grandchildren; brothers, Jim (Mary), Lower Sackville; Wayne (Marcella), Campbellton, N.B.; sisters, Donna (Armel) Frail, Timberlea; Linda (Terry) Smith, Upper Musquodoboit; Sharon, Upper Stewiacke; many nieces and nephews.
A special thank you to the many doctors and nurses who took such good care of Gary during his stay at 7.3, the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, and 7A Palliative Care, VG Site, QEII.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 3, in Knox United Church, Sackville, Rev. Robert Chapman officiating. Burial to follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Reception to follow burial in Knox United Church.
Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of choice.
James C. MacIntosh
MacINTOSH, James C., - 73, Dartmouth, passed away November 30, 2003, in Willow Hall. Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late James and Mary Jane (Floyd) MacIntosh.
He was a graduate of St. Francis Xavier and Dalhousie Universities. James began his teaching career in New Waterford, moving on to Brookfield, then came to Dartmouth as director of physical education.
Surviving are his wife, Helen (MacDonald); sons, Gerard, Vancouver; Kevin, Blaise, Don, John (Suzie), all of Dartmouth; daughter, Marie (Harold), Waverley; grandchildren, Isaac, Teresa, Alana, Elaine, Andrew, James, Sarah, Emma and Taylor; sisters, Isabel, Sister Eileen. He was predeceased by sister, Francis Hope; brother, Clement.
Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church, corner of Caledonia and Main Street, Dartmouth, Father Irek Bem officiating, assisted by Father Robert Floyd (cousin of James). Reception to follow in the church. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens.
Donations may be made to Willow Hall, Nova Scotia Hospital, P.O. Box 1004, 294 Pleasant St., Dartmouth, NS B2Y 3Z9.
Joseph Anthony Baldasso
BALDASSO, Joseph Anthony "Guiseppe" - 68, Halifax, passed away November 29, 2003, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Bavaria, di Treviso, Italy, he was a son of the late Angelo and Ester (Pavan) Baldasso.
He is survived by his daughters, Sandra (Tony) Cohoon and Sophia (Mark) Boudreau, both of Timberlea; sister, Emilia (Mrs. Franco Giorgi), Bavaria, Italy; brothers, Guliano, Milan, Italy; Claudio, Brookside; Victorio, Bavaria, Italy; granddaughters, Natasha, Bianca and Sarena; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Renata Maria Toso; brother, Luigi (formerly of Prato, Italy).
Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax.
Memorial mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 3, in St. Mary's Basilica, 1508 Barrington St. (corner of Spring Garden Road), Halifax, Father John Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.
Family flowers only.
Donations in memory may be made to a charity of choice. Special thanks to the nurses on 8.1 of the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII.
Raymond Munroe "King of Marvin Street" Swinemar
SWINEMAR, Raymond Munroe "King of Marvin Street" - 84, Woodside, Dartmouth, passed away November 30, 2003, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax, with his family by his side. Born in Gold River, he was a son of the late Albert and Pauline Swinemar.
Raymond was with the Merchant Marine (Imperial Oil) and during the Second World War, he served on the Canadolite. He was a Prisoner of War for four years and three months.
After returning home, he married his wife Geraldine and they had been happily married for 57 years. Over the years, Ray had worked as a jack-of-all-trades.
He was a member of the Prisoners of War Association and Royal Canadian Legion. He loved hunting, the outdoors and woodcarving, especially canes. Ray gave a lot of himself to charity and had a great love for people and animals.
Surviving are his wife, Geraldine; daughter; Janet, Coldbrook; son, Lennie, Woodside; grandchildren, Selena, Dartmouth; Randy, Coldbrook; great-grandchildren, Victoria and Erik, both of Dartmouth; sisters, Madglean Myra, Gold River; Margaret Salter, Brooklyn, Hants Co. He was predeceased by infant brothers, Riley and Donald; infant sister, Leotta; sisters, Vivian Hardy, Elsie MacKay, Linda Ledson, and Shirley Leighton; brother, Cyril.
Cremation has taken place.
Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, in St. Alban's Anglican Church, Woodside, Rev. Bill Sheppard officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to Dartmouth General Hospital.
Gerard John Loughran
LOUGHRAN, Gerard John - 79, Dartmouth, passed away suddenly November 27, 2003, at home. Born in Barrow-in-Furness, England, he was the only son of the late John and Katherine (Smith) Loughran.
Gerry served in the navy and after retiring he went with the Halifax Shipyards. He was a member of the ANAF Unit 349 and a member of the Somme Branch Legion. He enjoyed coaching soccer, darts, cards, crib and 45s.
Gerry will be sadly missed by family and friends but never forgotten.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Thersa; sons, Stephen, David, Martin, Gary; daughter, Elaine; grandchildren, Sara, Joey, Crystal, Courtney, Patrick, all of Dartmouth; sisters, Mary and Sheila, England.
Visitation will be today and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., funeral service will be Wednesday, December 3, at 10 a.m., and an Army, Navy, Air Force Veterans of Canada service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, all in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Cremation to follow. Burial will be in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens.