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Date: Tuesday, 14 February 2017, at 2:44 a.m.

DRISCOLL, David William Munro

51. It is with heavy hearts that the family of David W. announces his sudden passing on April 6, 2009. Born in Halifax, David was the eldest son of David P. and Madge Driscoll. David was a graduate of St. Patrick's High School, Saint Mary's University (B.Sc.) and Technical University of Nova Scotia (B.Eng.) A Professional Engineer, he began his career in 1982 at D & L Engineering Sales Limited and as a result of his leadership style and business acumen he became President and General Manager of the company in 1997. David was passionate about D & L and, as an exceptional design engineer, he introduced cutting edge technology to the fire alarm and fire protection industry including Hi-Fog systems. When not immersed in his work, his greatest passion was spending time with family, friends and colleagues. Compassionate and trusted, David listened before he spoke and was always available to provide advice to adults and children alike. David volunteered with the Chebucto Minor Hockey Association both as parent and coach and was the representative member for female hockey with the Board of Directors. An avid golfer and member of Ashburn Golf Club, he approached the game in the same respectful manner as he did in all of his relationships. He will be sorely missed. Besides his parents, David is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Paulette (Wilson); cherished children, David, Luke and Olivia; sisters, Margaret (King), Barbara (Paul MacDonald), Eileen (Robert Leahey); brothers, Robert (Gail) and Paul (Paula Lee) of Halifax. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandparents; brother-in-law, Brian King and in-laws, Jack and Marie Wilson. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., where visitation for David will take place Saturday, April 11, 7-9 p.m. and Sunday April 12, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will take place Monday, April 13 at 11 a.m. in St. Theresa's Church, North Street, Halifax. Father Vernon Driscoll will be officiating. Family flowers only.

ANDREWS-DOREY (Beaver), Gloria

59, of Beaver Bank, passed away April 8, 2009, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of Effie (Inglis) Beaver and the late James Beaver. Glorida loved to pass her time crocheting and knitting for her family and playing TV bingo. She is survived by her husband, Halton Dorey; daughters, Heather Sampson and Coleen Andrews-Gillis; brothers, James M. Beaver and Arthur F. Beaver and five grandchildren. She was predeceased by her grandson, Evan Gratton. Cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 11, in Roundhill Cemetery, Tupperville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.

KAULBACK, Clyde Everette

89, of Matlyn Drive, Onslow, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 7, 2009, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Springfield, Annapolis Co., he was a son of the late Stanley and Emily Kaulback. Clyde was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 26 Truro. He was also a member of First Baptist Church, Truro. Clyde was formerly employed with Riversdale Lumber Company for 30 years working in the woods and with the N.S.A.C. for 17 years as a Senior Maintenance Worker. He was active working around the Legion and serving suppers there for many years and volunteering his time helping the Salvation Army with their Christmas Kettle Campaigns. He is survived by stepchildren, Minetta (Scott) MacDonald, Eugeen Cameron, Joanne MacDonald (Greg Ettinger), Isabel (Garth) Delaney, and Darlene MacDonald; brother, Clarence (Lena) Kaulback, Salmon River; sisters, Arlene Vogel (Peter), British Columbia; Jean Lowe (Howard), Deep Brook; Dorothy Cook (Lawrence), Springfield. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Evangeline Lantz; his second wife, the former Marie MacDonald; brothers, Gordon, Arnold, Burton, Ralph; sister, Violet Charleton. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with Legion Tribute Service 7 p.m., Friday, April 10, and funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11th, all in Mattatall ~ Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young St., Truro, Rev. Andy Crowell officiating, with a reception to follow in the funeral home. Interment at a later date in Crossroads Cemetery, Valley. Family flowers only. Donations in Clyde's memory may be made to the Truro Corp of the Salvation Army.

McINTYRE, William Cecil "Bill"

94, Truro, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 7, 2009, in Colchester Regional Hospital. Born August 24, 1914, in Devon, N.B., he was a son of the late John and Kathleen (Gillard) McIntyre. A loving father, grandfather and great- grandfather, he was devoted to his family. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Truro, and was a veteran of the Canadian Army, having served in the Second World War. He was also a member of the Nova Scotia Hall of Fame, New Brunswick Wall of Fame and First United Church, which he attended regularly. He was an avid athlete and coach of both hockey and baseball for many years throughout the Maritimes. After retiring from sports, he worked for the CNR, Margolians, Bentley's Men's Wear and finally as manager of Pye's Men's Wear until his retirement. He believed in living life to the fullest playing old timers hockey until he was 85 years old. He never lost his love of sports and continued to follow hockey and ball. Bill cherished the many friends and relationships he developed throughout his life from all over the country. One of his greatest thrills was coaching the winning all-stars team in the little league regional at the 1969 Canada Games. Along with both his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Helen (Neiley) in October 2008; son, Ralph; brothers, Jackie, Harold, Ralph; sister, Mrs. Lu (Marion) Stohl. He is survived by his sons, John (Karen), Bear Island, N.B.; Charles, Truro; daughter, Rhonda (Stephen) Grandy, Hammonds Plains; grandchildren, Colleen Grandy (Jeff Wolosewich), White Horse, N.T.; Amy McIntyre, Saint John, N.B.; Jonathan McIntyre, Truro; great- grandson, Oscar Wolosewich. The family would like to thank Dr. Blair, Dr. J. Singh, Dr. Abassi and the nursing staff in the ICU of Colchester Hospital for the great care they gave our father. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young St., Truro, where Bill's family will receive friends from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, April 12, and where the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26 will conduct a Legion Tribute Service, Sunday at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Monday, April 13, in First United Church, 711 Prince St., Truro. Reception will follow in Memorial Hall. Spring interment for Bill and Helen will be held in Robie Street Cemetery. Family flowers only. If so desired, donations in Bill's memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Kidney Foundation of Canada, or a charity of choice are welcomed.

DRISCOLL, David William Munro

51. It is with heavy hearts that the family of David W. announces his sudden passing on April 6, 2009. Born in Halifax, David was the eldest son of David P. and Madge Driscoll. David was a graduate of St. Patrick's High School, Saint Mary's University (B.Sc.) and Technical University of Nova Scotia (B.Eng.) A Professional Engineer, he began his career in 1982 at D & L Engineering Sales Limited and as a result of his leadership style and business acumen he became President and General Manager of the company in 1997. David was passionate about D & L and, as an exceptional design engineer, he introduced cutting edge technology to the fire alarm and fire protection industry including Hi-Fog systems. When not immersed in his work, his greatest passion was spending time with family, friends and colleagues. Compassionate and trusted, David listened before he spoke and was always available to provide advice to adults and children alike. David volunteered with the Chebucto Minor Hockey Association both as parent and coach and was the representative member for female hockey with the Board of Directors. An avid golfer and member of Ashburn Golf Club, he approached the game in the same respectful manner as he did in all of his relationships. He will be sorely missed. Besides his parents, David is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Paulette (Wilson); cherished children, David, Luke and Olivia; sisters, Margaret (King), Barbara (Paul MacDonald), Eileen (Robert Leahey); brothers, Robert (Gail) and Paul (Paula Lee) of Halifax. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandparents; brother-in-law, Brian King and in-laws, Jack and Marie Wilson. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., where visitation for David will take place Saturday, April 11, 7-9 p.m. and Sunday April 12, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will take place Monday, April 13 at 11 a.m. in St. Theresa's Church, North Street, Halifax. Father Vernon Driscoll will be officiating. Family flowers only.

EAGLES, Donald Lee

85, Berwick, Kings Co., died peacefully in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, on April 7, 2009. Born in Port Williams on October 19,1923, he was the oldest of the six children of Nathaniel and Julia (Eaton) Eagles. He started a career in banking at the age of 15, that was interrupted by his service in the RCAF during the Second World War. Returning to banking after the war, he worked in Trinidad and Montreal, Que., before coming home to Nova Scotia. He moved his growing family to Kingston in the mid 1950s where he worked as a bookkeeper for several area businesses and then as manager of the Greenwood Credit Union. In the mid 1960s, he earned his teaching certification and joined the faculty at Kings Regional Vocational School, Kentville, where he taught for more than 20 years. He moved his family to Wolfville in 1976 and lived there until relocating to Berwick in 2005. A loving and devoted family man, Don was an avid reader, loved travel, music and the outdoors. He was predeceased by his parents; brothers, Arthur (in infancy) and Douglas; sisters, Ruth and Jean. He is survived by Ethel (Grant), his beloved wife of almost 57 years; sister, Shirley (Stephenson), Montreal; sons, Robert, Prince Edward Island; and Munroe (Deborah Scott), New York, USA; daughters, Annalee (Cole), Bridgetown; Lorna, Ottawa, Ont.; grandchildren, Nathan, Tyrone, Shawn, Anthony, Graeme and Devon; stepgrandchildren, Katie and Scott More; one great-grandchild. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Annapolis Valley Funeral Home, 34 Coldbrook Village Park Dr., Coldbrook. A memorial service will be held in Grand View Manor, Berwick on Saturday, April 11, at 3 p.m., Rev. Elizabeth Johnson, assisted by Rev. Dr. Judith Saunders will officiate. Interment will take place at a later date. Family flowers only. Anyone wishing to make donations in Don's memory should forward them to Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville.

CROWE, Jane Arlene

52, of Central Onslow, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 8, 2009, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Truro, she was a daughter of Ola (Jeffers) Crowe of Truro, and the late Allan Crowe. She was a former employee of Stanfield's Ltd., Truro for 27 years and a part-time employee at the Irving Big Stop. Prior to her illness she was employed at Crossley Karastan Truro. Jane was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church Truro where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years. Besides her mother she is survived by her partner, Henry Landry; sons, Timothy (Sue) and Demitri, Truro; sister, Cathy, Eastern Passage; brothers, Tony (Barbara), Fort McMurray, Alta.; Jamie (Michelle), Truro; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, April 10. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 11, Rev. Cory Somers officiating, both in Mattatall ~ Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young St., Truro, with a reception to follow in the funeral home. Interment to be held at a later date in Terrace Hill Cemetery, Truro. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church, Truro.

KOSTIN, Sergei V.

40, of Dartmouth, died tragically on January 17, 2009. Born in Ukraine, he came to Canada in 1991. Surviving are his wife, Lyudmyla; daughter, Kateryna; stepson, Dmytro; sister, Lyudmyla (Yevgen Krivosheyenko); niece, Maya; parents, Alla and Vladimir Kostin; grandmother, Kateryna; parents-in-law, Lubov and Mykola Kulish and all the relatives in Ukraine. Sergei loved nature, fishing and spending time with his family. He was a loving father, husband, son and brother who worked very hard. Sergei's family want to thank friends, Valentina Kenny, Vasily Nedraga, Alex Popkov, Ainer Kokoskin, managers and taxi drivers of Bob's/Blue Bell, Tina Blackburn, many other friends and all people of Halifax and Dartmouth and beyond for their support, prayers, kind words and hope. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held in A. L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth on Saturday, April 11, 2 - 4 p.m.

PROSSER, Perry Michael

49, Dartmouth, passed away suddenly Wednesday, April 8, 2009, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was the son of Ann Kane and Frank Prosser (Sharon), both of Dartmouth. Perry is survived by his wife, Kathleen; sons, Devon and Logan, both at home; sisters, Vicki (Kenney) Atkins, Tennessee; Darlene (Ron) Prosser, Dartmouth; brother, Mark Prosser, Dartmouth; niece, Tiffinnie Laing, Dartmouth; nephew, Brandon O'Neil, Dartmouth; mother and father-in-law, Vera and Howard Wood, Dartmouth; sisters-in-law, Heather (Edwin) Thimot, Dartmouth; Lisa (Garth) James, Edmonton, Alta.; brother-in-law, Allan (Inez) Wood, Dartmouth; nieces, Samantha Thimot, Hannah and Maya Wood; nephews, Keigan Wood, Wyatt, Jesse and Jared James. Perry was a devoted son, loving husband and father and true friend. Employed by the Queen's Harbour Master, he was an active presence in the Halifax Dockyard. He was always available with a helping hand for any and all. He was devoted Patriots fan and had an avid interest in politics, local and global, and held a keen interest in the community. Perry enjoyed conversation with people from all walks of life and remembered everyone who crossed his path. A big man, with a heart to go with it, he is loved and will be loved and sorely missed by all. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday April 14, with a reception to follow both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. All welcome. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

d'EON, Gerald Eustache "Jip"

88, Middle West Pubnico, died Wednesday, April 8, 2009, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Middle West Pubnico, he was a son of the late James Albert and Eva Marie (Amirault) d'Eon. He was an engineer on fishing boats and served in the Marine Section of the Air Force during the Second World War. Gerald was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 66, West Pubnico and Les Nouveaux Horizons de la Baronnie, Pubnico Ouest. He is survived by his wife, Seretha Elizabeth (d'Eon) d'Eon; son, Milton (Wilma) of Middle West Pubnico; daughter, Carol Ann (Jimmy) d'Entremont of Lower West Pubnico; sister, Priscilla Dragone of Middle West Pubnico; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, Gerald "Jerry" and brother, Vincent. Visitation will take place from 4-9 p.m. on Sunday and Monday from 9-9:30 a.m. in West Pubnico Funeral Home in Middle West Pubnico. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, April 13, from Saint Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Middle West Pubnico with Msgr Gerald LeBlanc officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

PROSSER, Frank Vincent

73, of Dartmouth, passed away April 9, 2009, in Dartmouth General Hospital after a battle with cancer. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Frank and Kathleen (Coolen) Prosser. He faced his illness with courage and dignity until the very end. Frank was employed with C.N. Railway for nearly 40 years before retiring. He enjoyed dancing, playing cards, long walks, fishing and driving his car. He was past president of the Lake Echo Lions Club. Surviving are his best friend and "Buddy", Sharon; daughters, Vicki (Ken Atkins), Georgia; Darlene O'Neil (Ron), Dartmouth; son, Mark, Dartmouth; daughter-in-law, Kathleen, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Tiffinie, Brandon, Logan and Devon; sisters, Roseleen (Jack Hubley), Marjorie (Don Publicover), and Marguerite. He was predeceased by his son, Perry; brother, Raymond and sister, Francis. Funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Christ Church (Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth), Bishop Russell Hatton officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Please mail condolences to Sharon at 609-55 Crichton Ave., Dartmouth B2Y 4G4. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St.

CURRIE, Joyce Barbara

79, Halifax, passed away peacefully April 8, 2009. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late Noble H. and Viola (Baker) Currie. Joyce was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a lifelong member and staunch supporter of United Memorial Church. Over the years, her church involvement included Sunday school, Young Peoples, church bowling, and congregational fellowship. She enjoyed spending many summers at the family cottage in Mount Uniacke. Joyce is survived by nephew, Robert Ogurdek (Cathy), and their family, Kara, Meaghan and Robert Jr., Port Washington, N.Y.; niece, Lorna Alexander (Ernie); and their son, Brandon, Middle Sackville; and numerous cousins and special friends. Joyce was predeceased by sisters, Irene and Lillian (Alexander); brothers, George, Walter and Rupert. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 14, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. A memorial service to celebrate Joyce's life will be held in United Memorial Church, Kaye Street, Halifax, on Wednesday, April 15, at 2 p.m., Rev. Catherine MacDonald officiating. Interment to take place immediately following the service in Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Current Fund of United Memorial Church, c/o 5350 Young St., Halifax, NS B3K 1Z4. Special thanks to Dr. Gina Burgess, Rev. Catherine MacDonald, and the Pastoral Care Team of United Memorial Church.

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