FRANK EVANS SPENCE
SPENCE......Frank Evans, age 87, of Dykeland Lodge Senior Citizens Home, Windsor, formerly of Hartville Road, St. Croix, Hants County, passed away on Wednesday, September 18th., 2002, in the Dykeland Lodge.
Born on January 1st., 1915, in Windsor, Hants County, Nova Scotia, he was the son of the late Andrew and Dorothy (Sanderson) Spence.
He was formerly employed for many years and was also a mechanic at the Old Colonial Fertilizer Factory, Windsor, until its closure. He then owned and operated a FINA Service Station in St. Croix for several years, as well as operating a farm on the Hartville Road, St. Croix. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, the former Ethel May MacLeod; daughters, Dorothy (Eugene) Howard, Kentville; Joan (Percy) Woodman, Falmouth; Leola (Basil) Riley, Windsor; Shirley Ann (Gary) McCabe, Newport Corner; Faye (Fred) Taylor, Scarborough, Ontario; sons, Reginald Spence, at home, Hartville Road, St. Croix; Eric (Carmilla) Spence, Massey, Ontario; Robert (Rose) Spence, Windsor; Ernest (Shirley) Spence, Hartville Road, St. Croix; 22 grandchildren; 36 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson.
He was predeceased by a son, Frank Spence Jr.; grandchildren, Robert Woodman; Andrew Brooks and Loren McCabe; brothers, Gerald Spence and Reginald Spence; half-brothers, Norman Josselyn and Stanley Josselyn.
Visitations 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, September 19th., in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, September 20th., 2002, in the Funeral Home Chapel, with Padre Earle Leslie officiating. Interment in the Ste. Croix Cemetery, St. Croix, Hants County.
Family flowers only! Donations in Frank's memory, may be made to the Altzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia or to the Canadian Cancer Society.
GARY BLAINE MACUMBER
MACUMBER......Gary Blaine - age 56, Falmouth, Hants County, passed away Thursday, March 27th., 2003, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor.
Born on July 1st., 1946, in Windsor, Hants County, Nova Scotia, he was a son of the late Stafford and Elizabeth (Galley) Macumber.
Gary enjoyed the outdoors, especially camping, hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, the former Nancy Hunter; daughter, Gina (Fred) Swinamer, Lower Sackville; sons, Jimmy (Heather) Macumber and Gary Macumber Jr., both of Three Mile Plains; grandchildren, Amber, Ian and Ashley Swinamer; Joshua Macumber; brothers, Robert (Verna) Macumber and Laurie (Mary) Macumber, both in Manitoba; Brian (Barb) Macumber; Billy (Irma) Macumber and Paul (Cindy) Macumber, all of Falmouth; Darrell (Roberta) Macumber, Manitoba; Dennis (Marilyn) Macumber, Bramber.
He was predeceased by a brother, Donald Macumber.
Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request.
Memorial service will be held, 2 p.m. Monday, March 31st., 2003, in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home Chapel, 194 King St., Windsor, with Rev. E.E. Hill officiating. Interment in the Centre Falmouth Cemetery, Falmouth. Reception to follow in Lindsay's Family Reception Centre, 184 King St.
Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
SHIRLEY M. V. LEIGHTON
LEIGHTON......Mrs. Shirley Mae Victoria, age 70, of Newport Corner Road, Brooklyn, Hants County, passed away on Thursday, August 7th., 2003, in the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor.
Born on May 24th., 1933, in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Pauline (Barkhouse) Swinemar.
Shirley enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, hunting, also her woodworking crafts and carvings. She was an avid dart player for many years, winning numerous most sportsmanship trophies. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Ronald "Ron" Graham Leighton; son, Mike and wife Elaine Leighton, Barrington; granddaughters, Lindsay and Kristy; sisters, Madglean Myra, Gold River; Margaret Salter, Brooklyn, Hants County; brother, Raymond (Gerry) Swinemar, Dartmouth; sister-in-law, Deloris Fielding, Mount Uniacke; many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her three children in infancy, Riley, Leotta and Donald; sisters, Vivian Hardy; Elsie MacKay and Linda Ledson; brother, Cyril Swinemar.
Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, August 8th., in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 9th., 2003, in St. James Anglican Church, Brooklyn, Hants County, with Rev. E. E. Hill officiating. Interment in St. James Parish Cemetery, Brooklyn.
Donations in memory of Shirley, may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society; Palliative Care Unit, Hants Community Hospital or to a charity of one's choice.
HOWARD K. ANNINGSON
ANNINGSON......Howard Kitchener, age 85, of Windsor, Nova Scotia, formerly of Hampton, New Brunswick, passed away on Wednesday, October 1st., 2003, at the Gladys Manning Retirement Complex, Windsor, Nova Scotia.
Born on February 4th., 1918, in Campbellton, New Brunswick, he was a son of the late John and Alice (Montgomery) Anningson.
He retired in 1974, after teaching 29 years in the Saint John area, with the Saint John School District. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving overseas in the North Shore Regiment of the Canadian Army and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Windsor, N.S. and Hampton, N.B. He was an active member of the Smithtown Baptist Church, Smithtown, N.B.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, the former Dorothy Adele Colette; daughter, Barbara (David) Coulter, Silverton, Man.; sons, Dr. Richard (Sandra) Anningson, Auburn, Indiana, USA; Rev. Howard (Carol) Anningson, Grand Manan, N.B.; 15 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; son-in-law, Fred Cogswell, Victoria, B.C.; sisters, Vivian Maxwell, Acamac, N.B.; Constance Budd, Gananoque, Ont.; Marjorie Kinsman, Lakeville, N.S.; Irene (Blair) Perrin, Ketepec, N.B.; brother, Clifton (Beatrice) Anningson, Toronto, Ont.; several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter, Alice Adele Cogswell; sisters, Laura Aubie; Catherine Sweet; Florence Gilmore and Anne Gibbons; brothers, Lester Anningson; Harold Anningson and Grant Anningson.
The late Howard Kitchener Anningson has been transferred from Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor, Nova Scotia, to Reid's Funeral Home, 1063 Main Street, Hampton, New Brunswick.
Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, October 3rd., 2003, in Reid's Funeral Home, Hampton. Funeral service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel, 1 p.m. Saturday, October 4th., 2003. Rev. Brett Anningson officiating, assisted by Rev. Howard Anningson. Interment at the Titusville Cemetery, Titusville, New Brunswick.
Donations in his memory, may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
"Aunt MILDRED" GERTRUDE DUNBAR
DUNBAR......"Aunt Mildred" Gertrude, age 83, of Mount Uniacke, Hants County, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 22nd., 2003, at the Q.E. II, Health Sciences Centre, V.G. Site, Palliative Care, Halifax.
Born on June 26th., 1919, in Newport Corner, Hants County, Nova Scotia, she was a daughter of the late Ronald and Gertrude (Brown) Dunbar.
Mildred was employed with Canadian Liquid Air, Dartmouth, for over 30 years, retiring in 1984. During this period, she lived in Halifax where she was a member of St. John's United Church, Halifax and was active in the U.C.W. for many years. Following her retirement, she moved to Parkview Manor, Mount Uniacke and became a member of St. Paul's United Church. She was actively involved with the Mount Uniacke Jolly Jumpers Seniors' Club, as well as the weekly card parties. She was a volunteer for the Victorian Order of Nurses and was a canvasser for the Canadian Cancer Society.
She is survived by Dawn, Judy, Ginny, Darrell and Cindy, also numerous other nieces and nephews.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family, having been predeceased by brothers, Basil, Roy, Raymond, Gordon and Gerald Dunbar; sisters, Margaret Ross and Madge Johnston; nephew, David Johnston.
Visitations 7-9 p.m. Sunday, March 23rd.; 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, March 24th., in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor.
Funeral service will be held, 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 25th., 2003, in the Ste. Croix United Church, St. Croix, with Rev. Wim Kreeft officiating. Interment in the Ste. Croix Cemetery, St. Croix, followed by a reception at the Mount Uniacke Fire Department Hall.
Donations in memory of Aunt Mildred, were requested to be made to the Palliative Care, Q.E. II, V.G. Site, Halifax or to the Canadian Cancer Society.
"Aunt Mildred was a gracious and caring person. Her life was devoted to supporting, comforting and giving unconditional love to her family. In return, she was surrounded by love from her nieces, nephews, family and friends. Her amazing ability to care so much for others, her unwaivering faith and her love of a Blue Jays ball game, will remain in our hearts forever. Everyone should be blessed with an Aunt Mildred."
RALPH "Ditty" ELLIS LUNN
LUNN......Ralph Ellis "Ditty", age 85, of Windsor Forks, Hants County, passed away on Sunday, March 23rd., 2003, at the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, surrounded by his loving family.
Born on January 11th., 1918, in Sweets Corner, Hants County, Nova Scotia, he was a son of the late Ralph and Ethel (Ellis) Lunn.
Ralph worked for over 25 years, at the Fundy Gypsum Company, retiring in 1983. He spent several years enjoying his retirement, hunting and traveling in the woods. Ralph's great passion was for his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, were the focus of his life. His happiest times were spent helping his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, the former Helen May Begin; sons, Robert (Helen) Lunn, Windsor Forks; John (Paula) Lunn, Windsor Forks; Phillip (Darlene) Lunn, Windsor Forks; daughters, Betty (Fred) Peach, Windsor Forks; Barbara Lunn (John Fleet), Windsor; Crystal Lunn (Wayne Dimock), Falmouth; grandchildren, Sandy Peach (Tia Frank); Garth Lunn (Beth McManus); Kathy Lunn (Barry McCulley); Johnathan, Faylene, Jasper and Nicole Lunn; great grandchildren, Erica Ross; Cory and Michael Lunn; sisters, Irene Johnson, Hantsport; Minnie (Owen) Phillips, Sweets Corner; sister-in-law, Reta Lunn, Gypsum Mines; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a sister, Shirley Spencer; brother, George Lunn; brothers-in-law, Skip Spencer and Ray Johnson.
Visitation 7-9 p.m. Monday, March 24th.; 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 25th., in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 26th., 2003, in the Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Fred Rhymes officiating. Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor, followed by a reception at the Lindsay Family Reception Centre, 184 King Street, Windsor.
Family flowers only, donations in his memory, are requested to be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia; the Canadian Cancer Society; the Hants Community Hospital Foundation or to a charity of ones choice.
IRENE ELIZABETH VEINOT
VEINOT...Irene Elizabeth, age 79, of Ellershouse, Hants County, passed away Tuesday, April 1st., 2003, in the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born May 11th., 1923, in Windsor, Hants County, Nova Scotia, she was a daughter of the late John and Annie (Weathers) McDonough.
Her loving family was with her until the end and will miss her beyond measure. She was a member of the Newport Jolly Seniors and also the Women's Missionary Society, Scotch Village. She enjoyed camping and attending card parties.
She is survived by her husband, Beacher Lawrence Veinot; daughters, Catherine "Kaye" Lake (Brian Whalen), Kentville; Anne (Robert) Penner, Brooks, Alberta; sons, Frederick "Fred" (Sylvia) Sanford, Belmont, Hants County; Lincoln Sanford (Elaine O'Leary), Brooks, Alberta; several step-children; numerous grandchildren, step-grandchildren, great grandchildren and step-great grandchildren; sisters, Mabel Davis, Summerville; Myrtle Dares, Dartmouth; brother, William (Kathleen) McDonough, Belmont, Hants County.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Densmore Sanford; her second husband, George Burgess; brothers, Wilfred McDonough; Cecil McDonough and Lewis McDonough.
Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, April 3rd., in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor.
Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, April 4th., 2003, in the Newport United Baptist Church, Scotch Village, with Lic. David Porter officiating. Interment at the Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Hants County, followed by a reception at the Newport United Baptist Church Hall, Scotch Village.
Family flowers only, donations in her memory, are requested to be made to the Newport United Baptist Church; the Belmont Cemetery Fund; the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of ones choice.