May 27, 2010
Margaret Ann Matthews, age 75 , Westville, passed away on Thursday, May 27, 2010, at High Crest Home, New Glasgow.
Born in Westville , she was a daughter of the late Archie and Mary (Dort) MacMillan.
She was always active in the community as a volunteer and executive with several organizations; Westville and Area Minor Hockey, Pictou County Minor Hockey, Pictou County Junior "C" Hockey League, Dunvegan Girls Pipe Band, Holy Name Catholic Women’s League, and the Holy Name Parish Council, to name a few. As a teenager she worked with Sobey’s and then for several years with the Bank of Nova Scotia. She also worked many years for the Town of Westville, retiring as the Deputy Town Clerk.
She is survived by son Archie (Rhoda Richards), Halifax; daughter, Heather Horne (Murray Ingram), Beaverbank; grandchildren, Lesley Horne, West Dover; and Nicholas Horne, Halifax; and sister Lucy McCarthy (Gordon), Pictou; sister in law, Clara MacMillan, Westville; extended family, Dale Robertson, New Glasgow; and several close nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by sisters Mary Allen and Theresa Palmer; and brothers, Morris, Alex , John , and Joe MacMillan.
Visitations will be held on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Eagles Funeral Home, Westville. The Holy Name C.W.L. will recite prayers at 4 o’clock Sunday at the Funeral Home. Her funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday from the Church of the Holy Name, Westville. Burial will be in the Holy Name Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in her memory may be made to the Church of the Holy Name or the Holy Name Cemetery.
Graham, David Conrad
May 30, 2010
It is with great sadness the family of David Conrad Graham, 38 years, Westville, formerly of Digby, N.S. announces his death on Sunday, May 30, 2010.
Born in Digby, June 12, 1971, David was the son of Linda (neeBaker) Small (Terry), Smith’s Cove, and Conrad David Graham, Waterford, NS; stepson of Cindy Graham, Lake Midway and foster son of Jackie and David Saben, Moschelle, Annapolis Co.
David attended Digby Elementary School and graduated from A.W.E.C. School, Annapolis Valley and the Nova Scotia Community College in Middleton. David worked for K.F.C., I.C.T. and worked at Walmart for the past four years as an overnight support manager.
David will be remembered by all who knew him as a good friend, one who enjoyed tinkering and repairing things, listening to his favourite music, playing cards, doing yard work, swimming, going for walks with his pet dog Charlie and with Babs his cat who always followed him. He was an avid cook and was well known for his "hot" spaghetti and chili.
Besides his parents, David leaves to mourn his partner of eighteen years, Jimmie Linthorne; his Westville family, Carol Gammell and the Hamiltons; sisters, Karen Farris and Tammy Graham, Digby; and also half brother Conrad Conrad Graham, Waterford and half sisters Georgia Graham, Digby and Carolyn Graham, Waterford; grandmother Marion Baker, Gulliver’s Cove. Also surviving are his beloved foster parents with whom he resided and foster sisters, Jennifer, Sheralyn, and Nicole Saben.
David was predeceased by his maternal grandfather Franklin Baker and paternal grandparents Laurence and Rita Graham.
Visitations will be held from 12:30- 1:45 p.m. Thursday at Eagles Funeral Home, Westville where his funeral service will be held 2 o’clock Thursday with Rev. Doug Pilsworth officiating. Burial will be in the Auburn Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in David’s memory may be made to the S.P.C.A. or the Nova Scotia Heart Association, or the food bank.
Jun 07, 2010
Thomas Richardson Baillie, 63, West River Station, Pictou County passed on Monday, June 7, 2010 at his home, after a brief illness.
Born on February 18, 1947, he was a son of the late George and Florence (MacDonald) Baillie.
Tom lived in West River Station most of his life with the exception of 7 years he served in the Royal Canadian Army. He was well known in fur trading and was a former employee of North Bay Fur Co. He enjoyed prospecting and was working for Azure Resources. Tom had a great concern for family who were very dear to him.
He will be sadly missed by his wife Brenda (Gower); daughter Marie Baillie, White Rock, B.C. ; son Thomas Baillie (Jody), North Bay, Ont. ; 2 grandsons Isaiah, Samuel ; sister Elizabeth Smith (James), West River Station and several nieces and nephews.
Tom was predeceased by an infant sister Audrey.
Visitations will be held 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm Wednesday at Eagles Funeral Home, Westville. His funeral service will be held 2 o’clock Thursday from the Christian Fellowship Church, New Glasgow with Rev. Bruce Morrison and Pastor Helen Christie officiating. Burial will be in Hill Cemetery, West River Station.
Lloyd Daniel DeCoste, 67, of Trafalgar, formerly of Westville, and New Glasgow, passed away suddenly on Monday evening, January 12, 2015 at his home.
Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late Victor and Mary (Avery) DeCoste.
Lloyd was an avid outdoors man, who loved to sport fish , hunt, and going to the camp with the boys. Lloyd liked hockey and music, especially listening to his grandson’s music.
He will be dearly missed by his wife Trudy (Copp); daughter, Susan Oliver (Doug); sons, Joe (Fran), and Lloyd (Debbie), all of Westville; grandchildren, Victoria and Alexandra Oliver; Robert DeCoste; Corey DeCoste and George Fraser DeCoste; brothers, Clarence (Faye), Joe (Judy), and Parker (Pat); mother-in-law Gertie Copp; and brother-in-law Bryce Copp (Gail).
He was predeceased by his sister Velma MacPherson.
A memorial service held 11 a.m. Thursday January 15 from Eagles Funeral Chapel, Westville with Rev. Dr. Glen Matheson officiating. Spring interment will be in MacLeod’s Cemetery. Donations in Lloyd’s memory may be made to the S.P.C.A. or a charity of one’s choice.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Treva Arleen MacLeod, formerly of Westville on January 14, 2015 on her 84th birthday in Maritime Oddfellows Home, Pictou
Born on January 14, 1931 in Pleasant Ridge, N.B. she was a daughter of the late Frank and Eva (Darling) Long.
Treva is survived by her children: Donna (Robert) Weaver, Pictou; Roger (Susan), Churchville; Trudy (Doug) Campbell, Bedford; Lori (Donald) Bourque, Dartmouth; and Wendy (A.J.) Mathias, Westville Rd.; her grandchildren: Michael, Christopher and Rebekah Weaver; Stephen, Travis and Ryan MacLeod; Brendon and Sean Campbell; Jesse and Zoë Bourque; Holly, Paige, Abigail and Ethan Mathias; 5 great-grandchildren; brothers, Bobby, Francis and Raymond; sisters Elva, Marion and Judy.
Treva was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Doug MacLeod; son Bruce; brothers, Burt and Wilbur and sisters Florence and Shirley.
Treva’s life was making a loving home for her family. She loved special moments with her grand children and was proud of her great grand children. Treva was a member of St. Paul United Church, Westville where she was active in the U.C.W. and Sunday School. She was also a member of St. Luke’s United Church, salt Springs where she enjoyed singing in the choir.
Cremation has taken place. Her family received visitors at Eagles Funeral Home, Westville on Friday . Funeral service was held at St. Paul United Church on Saturday, Jan. 17 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Doug Pilsworth officiating. Reception will follow in the church hall. Spring interment will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Donations in her memory maybe made to the Maritime Oddfellows Home or a charity of one’s choice. The family would like to thank the Staff of the Maritime Oddfellows Home for the wonderful, loving home they made for our mother.
Allison Irwin "Allie" Salter, age 79 of Westville passed away Friday January 23 surrounded by family in the Aberdeen Hospital.
He was born in Union Centre, he was the son of the late Wilfred and Irene (Skerry) Salter.
Allie was a mechanic and a labourer with Local 615 working on several jobs before retirement. Some of his favorite jobs were the Highland Square Mall and the King Street Warehouse. He was awarded the Gold Hard Hat for an accident he was involved in at Trenton School. Allie is probably best known as the guy from the Westville Road with the axes and teapots. He loved stocking up his white van with his treasures and going down to the Westville Road to talk with anyone and everyone who would stop to chat. Allie enjoyed a good game of cards and often had mysterious ways of winning. He spent a lot of years camping at Harbour Lights Campground and enjoyed playing horseshoes and painting lawn ornaments. Allie loved to talk to everyone and loved to tease.
Allie will be sadly missed by his wife Isabel(Deagle); children, Arlene Johnstone, (Barry) Westville; Gordon Salter (George), Toronto; Theresa Dooley, Westville; Eric Salter (Karen), Mission, B.C; Mark Salter (Cherie), Westville; 10 grandkids and 10 great grandkids. He is also survived by 3 sisters Phyllis Schinzel(Ottawa); Helen Robinson(Johnny) ; Violet Hughes(Lloyd) and 4 brothers, Vernon Salter, Ronnie Salter (Myrna), Garnett Salter (Bonnie), Henry Salter (Joanie).
He was predeceased by his sisters Treva Gordon, Joyce Mann, Hazel Salter, Rose Lenehan, Doris Legge, and a brother Bud Salter.
Allie rested at Eagles Funeral Home, Westville w His funeral service was held 11 am Tuesday from Eagles Funeral Chapel, Westville with the Rev. Bonny Wynn officiating. Family flowers only, donations in his memory may be made to the Aberdeen Palliative Care Society.