Ernest Huntley O'HARA
Ernest Huntley O'Hara formerly of Moncton passed away at the age of 93.
Preceded in death by Margaret Mary O'Neill (1923-2007), his darling wife of 63 years, and his young daughter Margaret Ann (1951-1970), he leaves behind his only son, Ernest John (Jacqueline) O'Hara; and seven daughters: Mary (Matt) Kimball; Sharon O'Hara (Paul Parker); Joanie Schecter (Grant Woods); Marian (Rob) Kimball; Maureen (Hugh) MacFarlane; Colleen (Rick) Steel and Kathleen O'Hara. Also, Ernest will be greatly missed by his cherished 22 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren, and his sister Beatrice Dalahanty, his sisters in law Mary (Chris) Malloy and Theresa Sutton both of Newfoundland as well as many extended family members and dear friends.
Born to John and Florence O'Hara, in Canso, NS, Ernest went on to attend St. Francis Xavier University. He then taught school for several years before joining the Federal Department of Transportation in 1940. In 1942, while he was serving in Newfoundland, Ernest began his life long career as a husband and father, when he met and married his soul mate Margaret Mary O'Neill. He and Margie had eight daughters and one son.
Together with their growing family, they shared many wonderful adventures. From 1943-1952; Ernest served in Churchill, Manitoba; Chesterfield Inlet, Nunavut, and Sable Island, NS. His memories, photographs and stories portrayed the unique times and places he loved. The family always returned to Nova Scotia for periods of time between postings. In 1954, he accepted the position of Officer in Charge of St. John's Newfoundland Marine Aeradio Station. In 1964, Ernest moved his family to Moncton, NB, where he was appointed Regional Emergency Measurers Co-coordinator for the Air Services Branch of the Department of Transport for Atlantic Canada.
In Moncton, Ernest served for a time as President of the Moncton area Amateur Radio Club. He was also very active in Holy Family Parish and a member of the Knights of Columbus. As well, he was an avid photographer who left a history of the family which covers over sixty-five years.
Ernest and Margaret eventually retired to Windsor, NS, where you could still find him on the roof of his home adjusting his Ham Radio Antenna. He (VE1AG) and Margaret (VE1YV) were active Amateur Radio operators since the early 1940's.
Ernest will be remembered for his gentle and unassuming ways and his quiet wisdom; his ability to speak in front of any crowd with poise and humor; his eternally winning spirit; and most importantly for his enduring love of family, friends and country.
Sleep peacefully sweet Prince.
Resting at Tuttle Brothers Funeral Home, Lutz St. Moncton on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 from 2:00 to 4:00pm and 7:00 to 9:00pm.
Parish Prayers and sharing of memories will be held at the funeral home Wednesday evening at 8:30pm.
The funeral mass will be held at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, Falkland Dr. Moncton on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 11:00am with Fr. Phil Mulligan officiating.
Interment will be in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery in the spring.
The O'Hara family wishes to thank Ernest's granddaughter Shannon MacDonald ; family friend Tammy Burgess; his doctors, Mark Kazimirski and Jim Lahey and the wonderful Windsor Elms Nursing Home staff; the directors, nurses, LPNs, personal care workers as well as the kitchen, cleaning and maintenance staff. They have worked so diligently and cared so deeply and compassionately for our dear father during his stay at the Elms.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Tuttle Bros. Funeral Home 171 Lutz Street Moncton, NB (506) 857-8564.
John Robert BAUCHMAN
BAUCHMAN, John Robert - 62, Windsor, Hants Co., died at home Sunday, February 1, 2009. Born October 6, 1946, to the late Robert and Jean (Cleveland) Bauchman, Falmouth. John had many interests early in life, including playing ball, hockey and coaching. He also enjoyed many competitive games of darts and had the trophies to show for it. John is survived by his sons, Dion, Barrie, Ont.; Jason, Canning; daughter, Jennifer Hiltz, Sackville, and stepson, Donald MacAskill, Debert; five loved grandchildren, Brandon, Robert, Courtney, Brandi, and Taylor. He is also survived by his mother’s sister, special aunt, Elma O’Brien, Spryfield. John, an only child, married in 1967 to Doreen, the eldest of 13 and was shown big family life. John always counted his MacAskill in-laws as family. Although separated, he loved and remained friends, spending much time with Doreen, who passed away nine months prior. Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lohnes-DeMont Funeral Service Ltd., 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317).
There will be no visitation by family request. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, February 5, in Lohnes-DeMont Funeral Service Chapel, Rev. Jeffrey White officiating. Private family interment will follow in Riverview Haven Cemetery, Brooklyn. Donations in memory of John may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Service Date February 6, 2009
Lewis "Lew" MILLETT
MILLETT, Lewis Fraser “Lew” - 93, Windsor, Hants Co., and Clearwater, Fla., passed away Saturday, January 31, 2009, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, with his loving wife at his side.
Born on August 5, 1915, in Windsor, he was the only son of the late Frederick and Anna (Curry) Millett of Martock.
Lewis graduated from MacDonald High School, Middleton and Acadia University’s Engineering Class of 1937.
He also graduated from Nova Scotia Tec in 1939 as an Electrical Engineer.
Lew worked for General Electric in Ontario and at the Canadian Broadcasting Co. in Toronto.
During the war years he was employed at the Research Council in Ottawa.
Lewis married Mary Crain, an American girl, after the war and he went to the United States.
He was employed there in Farnsworth Lab, working on the early development of television.
He was also employed at the Bendix Lab and worked on the invention of the microwave.
His career took him to Washington, D.C., there he worked on the invention and production of the USA Navy’s first ground to air missiles, the Tarter Terrior and Talas.
There his position was Vice President and Director of Engineering.
He was also involved in developing a sensor for the detection of nerve gases used in the war.
This sensor was adopted by NATO and today it is used world wide. Lewis retired in 1976 to live in Clearwater, Fla. Lewis is survived by his son, Lewis Jr. (Christine), Maitland, Fla.
His first wife, Mary passed away in 1989 but Lewis went on to marry his second wife, Audrey (Phinney) Goucher in Florida in January 1992.
Besides Audrey, he is also survived by stepchildren, David (Michelle) Goucher, Beaudesert, Australia; Judith MacDonald, Montreal, Que.; Kathryn Crickmer, Lower Sackville; Brian (Linda) Goucher, Falmouth; John (Sandra) Goucher, Alberta; Suzanne (John) Pothier, Falmouth; 14 step grandchildren and 16 step great-grandchildren.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes - DeMont Funeral Service Ltd., 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317).
There will be no visitation by family request.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 3, in Lohnes - DeMont Funeral Service Chapel, Rev. Jeffrey White officiating, followed by a reception in the funeral home’s Elmcroft Reception Centre.
As per Lew’s wishes, he will be sent home to Florida where a funeral service, as well as burial, will be held in Brooksville, later in the week.
Donations in memory of Lew may be made to Windsor United Baptist Church, PO Box 243, Windsor, NS, B0N 2T0 or a charity of one’s choice.
Dora Hazel CLARKE
CLARKE, Dora Hazel - 77, Falmouth, formerly of Dartmouth, passed away Sunday, January 18, 2009, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Tangier, Eastern Shore, she was a daughter of the late John and Katherine Jennings.
Along with her late husband, Bill, she was co-proprietor of the Bonnie Piper Beverage Room and the Lamp Lighter Pub. Dora was a member of St. John Ambulance and was involved with the Dartmouth Volunteer Fire Department. She was greatly concerned with the well being of all animals, especially her three faithful feline companions, Missy, Fluffy and Callie.
Dora is survived by sons, Randall (Karen), Mount Uniacke and Timothy (Michelle), Falmouth; grandchildren, Katherine, Mackenna and Carter; brother, Charles (Lois), Kenora, Ont. She was predeceased by her husband, William G. “Bill” Clarke (2007); sisters, Violet, Mary, Olive, Charlotte and Margaret; and brother, Avery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes - DeMont Funeral Service Ltd., 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317), where the family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, January 21. The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, January 22, in the Lohnes - DeMont Funeral Service Chapel, Rev. Bill Gibson officiating. A reception will follow in the funeral home’s Elmcroft Reception Centre. Interment will be held in the spring in Centre Falmouth Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Dora may be made to any SPCA or an animal shelter of one’s choice.
Evelyn Marguerite GILLIS
GILLIS, Evelyn Marguerite "Snooks" - 83, Mount Denson, Hants Co., passed away Sunday, January 18, 2009, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, surrounded by her family. Born in Mount Denson, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Alice (Marriott) Faulkner.
Evelyn was devoted to her family and enjoyed many hours at the cottage on the Mira River, Cape Breton. She also enjoyed camping and was a member of the Family Camping and Hiking Association. A big part of her life was needle work and handcrafts. Evelyn enjoyed playing cards and potluck suppers with music. She was devoted to giving her time whether it be at the school, church, in the community or with her family, she truly believed that “all others come first”.
Evelyn is survived by her husband of almost 63 years, Alphonse M. Gillis; children, David (Lois), Whitehorse; Cathy, Dartmouth; Martin (Susan), Hantsport; John (Wanda), Grand Falls-Windsor, N.L.; Bill (Laurel King), Ottawa and son-in-law, Michael Mosher, Chester Basin; 13 grandchildren; several great- grandchildren; sister, Audrey (Joe) Koncovy, Dill Road; also many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes-DeMont Funeral Service Ltd., 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317), where the family will receive visitors from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 20. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 21, in Lohnes-DeMont Funeral Service Chapel, Rev. Father Michael Walsh officiating. Interment will be held in St. John’s Parish Cemetery, Wiley Avenue, followed by a reception in the funeral home’s Elmcroft Reception Centre. Donations in memory of Evelyn may be made to Diabetes Association, 137 Chain Lake Dr., Suite 101 Halifax, NS B3S 1B3; Canadian Cancer Society, 5826 South St., Halifax, NS B3H 1S6 or a charity of one’s choice.
Arthur Renford “Kirk” FREDERICKS
FREDERICKS, Arthur Renford “Kirk” - 77, Windsor, Hants Co., passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2008, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Windsor, he was a son of the late Harry and Verna (Smith) Fredericks.
Kirk was employed with the former Imperial Theatre for 40 years and with the former Black Bear Tavern for 15 years. He enjoyed driving his car and taking his friends out for coffee, he was also a member of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church.
He is survived by his brothers, Douglas (Linda), Wentworth, Hants Co., and Norman (Joan), Cornwallis; also many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Harold and Gordon (Brenda).
Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317), where the family will receive visitors from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, May 22. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Friday, May 23, in St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 339 King St., Windsor, Rev. Father J.J. MacDonald officiating. Interment will be held in St. John the Evangelist Parish Cemetery, Windsor. A reception will follow in Royal Canadian Legion, Hants Co. Branch No. 009, Windsor. Donations in memory of Kirk may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
L. Josephine FRIZZELL
FRIZZELL, L. Josephine - 94, Windsor, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2008, in Dykeland Lodge, Windsor. Born in Windsor, she was a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (MacIvor) Robertson. Josephine was a member of St. John’s Roman Catholic Church and a former member of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Hants County Branch No. 009, Windsor. Josephine was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. Josephine was predeceased by her husband, Harley E. “Bill” Frizzell; brothers, Jack, George, Charles, Dick, and Ernie; sisters, Margaret, Nell, and Grace.
Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lohnes Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, in St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 339 King Street, Windsor, Rev. Father J.J. MacDonald officiating. Private family interment will be held in St. John’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Windsor. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Josephine may be made to Senior Citizens Bus Society of Dykeland Lodge, 124 Cottage St., Windsor, NS B0N 2T0, or a charity of one's choice.
Ronald Everett PARKER
PARKER, Ronald Everett - 69, Windsor, passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, March 1, 2008. Born January 7, 1939, in Kentville, he was a son of the late J. Willard and Florence (Bennett) Parker. Everett worked for many years in Nova Scotia and Ontario. He was an avid bowler, enjoyed playing darts and being in the company of his friends. He will be missed by his friends and family. Everett is survived by sister, Joyce Pittman, Windsor; brothers, Lewis, Ontario; George, Alberta; Ross, New Brunswick; many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by sister, June Vandersluys.
Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lohnes Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). There will be no visitation at the family’s request. A graveside service will be held at a later date.