CARVERY, Lillian May
85, passed away peacefully in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII, on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2009. Born in Birchtown, Shelburne Co., she was a daughter of the late Stanford and Jessie (Stevens) Allison. Lillian was a dedicated member of Emmanuel Baptist Church for a number of years and also a member of the Upper Hammonds Plains Seniors Group, which she loved very much. She was a very kind and loving person who touched many lives. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Lillian is survived by her son, John (Mary), Cambridge, Ont.; brother, Milton "Billy" (Mary) Allison, Winnipeg, Man.; several nieces and nephews; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Phillip Lee Carvery; daughter, Shirley Lorraine, sister, Evelyn and brother, Maurice Allison. Arrangements have been entrusted to T. K. Barnard Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Thursday, April 16, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service Friday, April 17, at 2 p.m., all in Emmanuel Baptist Church, 633 Pockwock Rd., Upper Hammonds Plains with Rev. Dr. Lennett J. Anderson officiating. Interment in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Old Sackville Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church in Lillian's memory. Special thanks to the hospital staff of 8.2 and 8.4 at the Halifax Infirmary, QEII, for all their help in making Lillian's stay as comfortable as possible.
HARLOW, Mildred Sophia "Peggy"
75, of Middleton, passed away Friday, April 10, 2009, in Northhills Nursing Home, Granville Ferry. Born in Dalhousie, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Helen (Vidito) Fredericks. She is survived by daughters, Sheila (Ronald) Read of Yarmouth; Joyce (Darrell) Corkum of Yarmouth; Mary (Jim) Bridges of Middleton; sons, David (DJ) Harlow of Saskatchewan; Ronnie Harlow of Saskatchewan and William Harlow of Middleton; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; sisters, Kathlene (Sydney) Melanson of Plympton; Mona Eaton of Bridgetown; Faye (Kenneth) Halliday of Hillsburn; Helen Milner of Victoria Beach; brothers, James Fredericks of Tupperville; Henry (Shirley) of Wilmot; Richard Fredericks of Lawrencetown and Edward (Janet) Fredericks of Mochelle. Peggy was predeceased by her husband, Wallace Harlow; son, Wayne; one infant grandson; sisters, Geraldine Vidito and Evelyn Amero; infant brothers, Charles and Wayne Fredericks. Visitation was held Tuesday, April 14, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with funeral service today at 2 p.m. both in Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Bridgetown, Major Ross Grandy officiating. Interment in Round Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
SITEMAN (Shears), Marion Olive
84, of Oyster Pond, Jeddore, passed away Monday, April 13, 2009, in The Birches Nursing Home, Musquodoboit Harbour. Born in Lower Ship Harbour, November 24, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Gladys (Chapman) Shears. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara (Harley); son, John (Yvonne); grandson, Matthew (Katie); and five great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Lola and June. She was predeceased by husband, William "Bill"; brothers, Calvin, Burton "Bud" and a brother in infancy. No visitation by request. Service to be held Friday, April 17, in St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Lower Ship Harbour, at 11 a.m. Cremation has taken place. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Mom may be made to The Birches Nursing Home, St. Stephen's or St. John's Anglican churches.
MacDOUGALL, Anne Fredia Lynn
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing on Monday, April 13, 2009, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, of our mom, Anne Fredia Lynn MacDougall, of Truro. Born in Elmsvale in 1930, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Jessie (MacKinnon) Murray. Anne was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Anne spent many years living and working in Edmonton, Alta. When not working at Dickenfield Extended Care she would be found with her husband, Sandy in their motor home, enjoying family, camping, and the mountains. Surviving are her children, daughters, Valerie (Reg) Conrod, New Glasgow; Hazel (Terry) Mace, Edmonton, Alta.; sons, Alexander (Vicki), Hamilton, Ont.; Daniel (Susan), Truro; Ross (Kelley), Chilliwack, B.C.; Wayne, Edmonton, Alta.; grandchildren, David (Tasha), Truro; Dwayne (Leanne), Toronto; Terry (Lynn), Tracy (Chris), Natashia, all of Edmonton; JoAnn (Mike), Stewiacke; Daniel (Nancy), Princeport; Barbara (Mark), Debert; Tammy (Corey), Jim (Tasha), both of Edmonton; Danny, Toronto; James (Ashley), Tristan (Stephanie), both of Chilliwack, B.C. Anne is also survived by 19 great-grandchildren who were her special angels as well as many wonderful nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband and best friend of 45 years; Alexander (Sandy) Lloyd MacDougall; brothers; David, Raymond and Stanley Murray; sisters, Louise Murray, Virginia Van Vliet. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, where funeral services will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Lori Ramsey officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial will be in St. Andrews Cemetery, Gairlock, Pictou Co. at a later date. Family flowers only please. Donations in her memory can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society, the Palliative Care Unit of Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, or a charity of your choice. Rest in peace Mom, join hands with Dad and wait for us to join the circle.
WILTON, Evelyn Violet
96, California/Glace Bay, passed away on April 9, 2009, at her home in Redondo Beach, Calif. The daughter of Fred and Jane (Britt) Stevens, surviving are sister, Mabel Rafferty; sons, Bob, Lorne and Roy; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, one great great-grandchild, and nephews and nieces. Visitation in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay on Friday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral services officiated by Rev. Michael Henderson in St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Glace Bay on Saturday at 11 a.m. with burial to follow in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
89, of Four Mile Brook, passed away Monday, April 13, 2009, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Diamond, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Kate (Harrington) Tattrie. She is survived by her sons, Harland, Lyman, both of Four Mile Brook; daughters, Vendres (Fred) Bezanson, Plainfield; Lorraine (Hughie) Atkinson, Truro; Darlene Murphy, New Glasgow; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruth Smith, Isabel Murray and Nettie Cameron. She was predeceased by her husband, James; sisters, Lillian, Margaret; brothers, Eddie, Lloyd, Russell and Franklin. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place on Thursday, April 16, from 7-9 p.m. in MacLeod's Funeral Home, River John where a family funeral service will be held on Friday, April 17, at 2 p.m., with Rev. Barbara Fotheringham officiating. Burial in West Branch Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Jessie's memory may be made to a charity of choice.
BENJAMIN, Clarence Melvin
76, Waterville, Kings Co., passed away peacefully on April 12, 2009, in Kings Regional Rehabilitation Centre, Kings County. He is survived by his children, Janice (Rick) Bower, Cheryl Benjamin, Chris (Donelda) Benjamin and Holly (Marty) Beattie and seven loving grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Jean (Stanley) Benjamin Gorham. There will be no visitation and a private family service will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kings Regional Rehabilitation Centre, Kings County. The family would like to send their deepest thanks to the staff of the Rehabilitation Centre for their care and kindness, and a special thanks to Sarah for being such a loving nurse and friend to our father and grandfather, we will forever be grateful.
HAMM (Landry), Hilda Edith
83, Halifax, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 13, 2009, in QEII Health Sciences Centre with her loving family by her side. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Myrtle (Nicholson) Landry. Hilda will be sadly missed by brothers, Harold Landry (Millie), Five Island Lake; Roy Landry (Beatty), Terence Bay; sister, Marie Jollimore, Stewiacke and many nieces and nephews, especially her niece, Kathy (Eddy) Bates, Stewiacke. She was predeceased by husband, Lorne, as well as her companion, Mikal; sisters, Pearlie Young, Gladys; a brother in infancy; brothers-in-law, Byron Jollimore, Joe Young; sister-in-law, Lena Landry. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to Linda and Emma. Arrangements are under the care and direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, NS (477-5601), where visitation will be held on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. A reception will be held on Friday, April 17, at 1 p.m. in the funeral home, followed by a funeral service beginning at 2 p.m. in the chapel, Rev. Patricia Malin officiating. Burial will take place in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
GALE, Margaret Veronica
81, Waverley, died April 11, 2008, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and raised in Parrsboro, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Regina Kendrick. She is survived by sons, David (Marge), Timberlea; Peter (Aileen), Mount Uniacke; and James (Shelby), Lower Sackville; daughters, Marilyn Jean (Mrs. William Constantini) and Janice (Mrs. Paul Audas); brother, James, Ottawa; sister, Mary (Mrs. Larry Nicholson) of Bedford; 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, James; brothers, Vern, Ralph and Michael Kendrick; sisters, Evangeline LaPierre, Pauline Malpage and Gertie Cormier. On her request, there will be no visitation. Cremation to follow. Family service at a later date. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
ADAMS, James Alexander "Jim"
99, of Foxbrook Road, Pictou Co., passed away April 11, 2009, in Aberdeen Hospital. Born in Soughampton, Cumberland Co., January 30, 1910, he was the eldest son of the late John Robinson and Caroline Amelia (Lepper) Adams. Upon moving to Pictou County in the earl 40s, dad worked for J.J. Collie and Sons, The Gun Shop and retired in 1975 as shop foreman from the Department of Highways. A mechanic by trade, Dad was a true handyman. If something was broken, chances were he could fix it, and if you couldn't buy the part, Dad would make it. He was an avid reader. Woodcarving was his most loved hobby, many beautiful pieces adorned his and family members homes. His happiest moments came from entertaining relatives and friends with tales of times past; the taller the tale, the larger his smile. Residing in Eureka until 1981, Dad had been a volunteer with the Eureka Fire Department. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Curren No. 68, Hopewell, from which he was to receive his 60 year Jewel in November. He belonged to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Westville. Jim is survived by daughter, Sheila Sperry (Garry LeLiever), Foxbrook; grandchildren, Elizabeth Adams, Ottawa; Eva (John) Henriques, Toronto; Antoine Adams, Toronto; great-grandchildren, Ethan and Hailey Henriques; sisters, Anna MacKenzie and Hilda Adams, both of Southampton; brother, Harold (Queenie), Dartmouth; sister-in-law, Betty Adams, Southampton; daughter-in-law, Therese Adams, Ottawa; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Nellie Elizabeth (Dodge); son, James Robert "Bob"; sister, Mary Lowe; brothers, Gerald, Hugh and Cecil. The family will receive visitors from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton, from where funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, with Rev. Norman Marple and Rev. Charles McPherson officiating. Burial will take place in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, LORDA or to a charity of one's choice.
MANUEL, Annie Rita
84, of Spryfield, passed away April 11, 2009, at home. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Archibald and Emma Slaunwhite. Rita will be remembered for her busy nature, her love of bingo and cards. She could be found either on a bus tour or trips to the city. She is survived by sons, Wayne (Sandra) Manuel, Terence Bay; Leo (Brenda) Manuel, Terence Bay; daughters, Genesta-Marie (Robert) Johnson, Terence Bay; Beverlee (John) Philippe, Cole Harbour; Nancy (Vince), Spryfield. Annie will also be sadly missed by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Annie was predeceased by her husband, Leo and by brothers, Irvin, Obe, Honey and sisters, Ella-May, Matilda, Nora and great-grandson, Nick. The family has requested a private visitation, with a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 15, in Our Lady Star of the Sea, Terence Bay, followed by burial in the church cemetery. Special thanks to Dr. Harris Crooks, Paul Rhindress, Home Care Coordinator and the home care workers who cared for mom daily. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to J.A. Walker Funeral Home, Spryfield, 149 Herring Cove Rd. Donations can be made to Our Lady Star of the Sea Cemetery.
KENDALL, Susan Helen "Maud"
90, of Hantsport, Hants Co., formerly of Port Aux Basque, N.L., passed away peacefully, Saturday, April 11, 2009, with her granddaughter, Darcy Silver by her side, in Rosemarie's Homes, Hantsport. Born on August 24, 1918, in Port Aux Basque, she was a daughter of the late James and Julia (Savory) Carter. Maud was a homemaker most of her life. She moved from Newfoundland to Halifax in 1943 and, after having her family of seven children, she worked at Charlton's Grocery Store and later she retired from F.W. Woolworth Department store in the Bayer's Road Shopping Centre. Maud was a lady with great faith throughout her life. She loved bingo, television wrestling and she was a masterful cook. Surviving are her sons, James (Lillian) Ford, Hammonds Plains; Dohn Kendall, Berwick; daughters, Doreen White (Charlie Purdy), Lower Sackville; Sharon (Arthur) Hodder, Halifax; Ruby (Paul) Lacroix, Halifax; sisters, Dolly Lavalliant, Lower Sackville; Margaret Fraser, Port Aux Basque; Mary Pike, Port Aux Basque; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Vern Silver, Ellershouse; daughter-in-law, Helen Kendall, Drumheller, Alta. Maud was predeceased by her first husband, Joseph Ford; second husband, Mack Kendall; son, Gerald Sinclair Kendall; daughter, Carol Marie "Sis" Silver; brothers, Robert, Eric, and Isaac Carter; sister, Pearl. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by request. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, April 16, in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home Chapel, 194 King St., Windsor. Rev. Michael Boyd officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax. Donations in memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or charity of your choice. A heart felt thank you to Rosemarie's Homes, your care and love was above and beyond.
TOUESNARD, Marie Alma "Catherine"
80, River Bourgeois, Richmond Co., passed away Friday, April 10, 2009, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in River Bourgeois, September 29, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Emile and Mary Anne "Minnie" Touesnard. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family and is survived by sisters-in-law, Viola and Ann; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Catherine was predeceased by brothers, Allan, David, Joseph, Richard, Roderick, Ernest and Gerald; sisters, Mary Ellen Poirier and Regina Thibeau. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. Funeral mass will be celebrated in St. John the Baptist Church, River Bourgeois on Thursday, April 16 at 3 p.m. with Father Everett McDow officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, The Arthritis Society, or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.
MacNEIL, Catherine Gertrude
72, West Mabou, died Saturday April 11, 2009, in Glace Bay Hospital. Born in Harbourview, she was a daughter of the late Angus R. and Mary MacKay. She was better known as Gertie to her many friends from the West Mabou Square Dances, where she worked the canteen for the last 10 years. She was a devout Catholic and loved to be with young people and had many teenage friends. She leaves to mourn her husband, Eddie of 51 years; daughters, Mary Alexina (Donald), Dartmouth; Neila Ann (Bryce), California; Susan Dawn, Halifax; sons, Donnie (Susan), Whycocomagh; David (Kim), Dartmouth; John Wayne (Claudia), Halifax; Douglass Scott (Jennifer), Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Jamie (Barb), Juliet, Jordan, Colin, Jessie, Alicia, Ella, Katriona, Emma, Carson and Olivia; great-grandchildren, Emma and Ava; sisters, Mary Anne Ferguson, Catherine Kirtz, Lexina MacKay; brother, Donald MacKay. She was predeceased by daughter, Jo Ann Marie and granddaughter, Eilidh in infancy; brothers, Alex, Don, Frankie, and Joe; sisters, Marguerite, Sister Sadie MacKay, CSM and Anna. Resting in St. Mary's Church Vestry Mabou, with visitation today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be offered Wednesday at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Church Mabou, with Rev. Angus Morris presiding. Memorial donations may be made to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia or St. Mary's Cemetery Fund. Arrangements by J. F. Greene Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.