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NOVA SCOTIA - Windsor - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 19

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Date: Wednesday, 15 February 2017, at 10:09 a.m.

Margaret Ellen LANTZ (McLellan)
1922-2008

LANTZ (McLellan), Margaret Ellen - 85, Windsor, formerly of Bramber, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2008, in Haliburton Place, Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Bramber, she was a daughter of the late Stewart and Minnie (Lake) McLellan.

Margaret enjoyed spending time tending the fish weir with Archie in their younger years. In her later years she enjoyed being a foster parent to many children as well as sewing.

She is survived by son, David (Hazel), Bramber; daughter, Frances (Raymond) Hawboldt, Bramber; granddaughters, Angela (Ernie) Aucoin and Terri (Matthew) Herbert; great-granddaughters, Allison, Kyla, and Renee; sister, Betty Lou Brown, Bramber; also many nieces and nephews. Margaret was predeceased by her husband, Archibald “Archie” Lantz, sisters, Rita McLellan, Alice Brogan, Agnes McLellan; brothers, Fredrick and Wilfred.

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. Monday, May 12. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, in Kempt United Baptist Church, Summerville. Interment will be held in Bramber Cemetery, followed by a reception in the church hall. Donations in memory of Margaret may be made to Haliburton Place, c/o Hants Community Hospital, 89 Payzant Dr., Windsor, NS B0N 2T0, or a charity of one’s choice.

Robert Edward DeLONG
1940-2008

DeLONG, Robert Edward - 67, Windsor, Hants Co., passed away Monday, May 26, 2008, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Montreal, Que., on June 20, 1940, Bob was a son of the late Dr. Walter A.S. and Nellie (Johnson) DeLong. He was predeceased by his older brother, William Eugene. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Bob is survived by his beloved wife, the former Alexandra Jean “Sandy” Anderson; daughters, Adrienne (Bob) Snow, Wendy (Blair) Vokey, and Nicola; also by sisters-in-law, Patricia (Anderson) Balch, Kentville; Christine (Anderson) Peyton, Kentville; several nieces and nephews, and much loved aunt, Marion Crouse, Lunenburg.

He was educated at MacDonald High School, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, QC, McGill, and Acadia where he received his BA. (Geol), B.Ed. and M.Ed (Admin). At Acadia, he also received a Silver “A” for leadership in the Debating Club, Radio Acadia, and the University and Light Opera Society orchestras, where he played trumpet, and where he was also awarded a World University Service of Canada Scholarship to West Pakistan. During his thirty year teaching career, he successively taught at the Halifax Grammar School, Queen Elizabeth High School, and, for the last twenty five years, was Senior High Guidance Counsellor at Windsor Regional High School. Active in educational and community affairs, he served as the President of: the Hants West Local, NSTU; NS School Counsellors Association; Hants County Branch Canadian Association for the Mentally Retarded, Hants County Family and Childrens’ Services Agency; and, the Acadia University Chapter, Phi Delta Kappa. He was a Paul Harris Fellow and Honourary Member of the Rotary Club of Windsor, a Director of the Windsor and Area Education Fund Association, and the recipient of Volunteer Service Awards from: the Town of Windsor and Municipality of West Hants, the Province of Nova Scotia, and the Judy Fry Memorial Award. He was a Director of the Windsor Elms United Church Senior Citizens’ Home, a member of the Hants County Branch No. 009, Royal Canadian Legion, and, of Iota Iota Eye, Lambda Chi Alpha. Selected in High School to attend the National RCAC Camp at Banff, Alberta, he later became a Commissioned Officer in the RCA through training with the Acadia Contingent COTC at Acadia and at Shilo, Manitoba. While a teacher, he served briefly with the First Field regiment, RCA, Halifax. Beginning as a bugler with Boy Scout and RCAC Corps bands, he developed as an amateur musician by playing the trumpet in a high school dance band. Later, he played trumpet with the Windsor Town Band, the Acadia University Concert Band, and, Brian Johnston’s “Lower Grey Street Clam Chowder and Marching Society (Dixieland) Band”. Recently, he played first trumpet in Roger Taylor’s Four Seasons Orchestra, in Windsor’s Quick As A Wink Theatre production of the musical “Glory Days”, and, for the inaugural performance of Windsor’s Downtown Swing Band. An avid gardener, he got great enjoyment from sharing the wine grape jellies he produced from his backyard vineyard. A long time bass with the Windsor United Church of Canada Senior Choir, he also played trumpet in its Choir Brass Trio, and served as Elder, Clerk and Chair of Session, and, Secretary of the Official Board.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317), where the family will receive visitors 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 30. Cremation will follow. Funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 31, in Windsor United Church, 613 King St., Windsor, with Rev. Bill Gibson officiating. Interment will take place in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. A reception will be held in the Windsor United Church Annex. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bob may be made to Windsor United Church, P.O. Box 2037, Windsor, NS B0N 2T0; Windsor and Area Education Fund Association Endowment Fund, c/o Avon View High School, P.O. Box 700, Windsor, NS B0N 2T0; Canadian Cancer Society, 5826 South St., Halifax, NS B3H 1S6, or Victorian Order of Nurses , Annapolis Valley-West Hants Branch, 89 Payzant Dr., 2nd Floor HCH, Windsor, NS B0N 2T0.

Timothy Bishop PARKER
1955-2008

PARKER, Timothy Bishop - 52, Wentworth Road, Hants Co., passed away peacefully Thursday, May 29, 2008, at home. Born in Wolfville, Kings Co., he was the son of the late Noreen Rose (Dempsey) (Parker) Whynot. He is survived by his father, Perry William Whynot, Ellershouse; birth father, Stanley Parker, Kennetcook. He was a loving husband to wife, Christine (Wells) Parker, Wentworth Road. He is also survived by brothers, Brian (Lise) Parker, Lower Sackville; Patrick Whynot, Ellershouse; Roy (Christine) Whynot, Fort St. John, B.C.; sisters, Anna (Michael) Huntley, Truro; Jennice Whynot, Windsor; Jennifer Purcell, Ellershouse; children, Christopher Parker, Alberta; Tara (Stephen) Jerome, Manitoba; stepdaughter, April-Lee Wells, Windsor; four granddaughters and one grandson; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Besides his mother, he was predeceased by stepson, Jacob MacLean; aunt, Gwen Jessup (Alden). He was a valued employee of the trucking industry, having worked for Valley Transfer, Merks Transport, Midland and Eassons Transport. He will be missed by his many friends.

Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lohnes Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). There will be no visitation by request. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, June 2, in Lohnes Funeral Service Chapel, Rev. Karen Pearce officiating. A reception will be held in the funeral home's Elmcroft Reception Centre, followed by a private family interment in Oakhill Cemetery, Ellershouse. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory of Timothy may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Walter Clarence “Mutt” AKER
1934-2008

AKER, Walter Clarence “Mutt” - 73, Windsor, Hants Co., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Thursday, June 12, 2008, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born June 13, 1934 in Windsor, he was the son of the late Robert and Violet (Matheson) Aker. Mutt will be deeply missed by his daughter, Kim; grandchildren, Tyler, Evan and Jessica and their parents, Tracey and Ian; brother, Robert (Madeleine); sisters, Ruby; Minnie (Calvin); Juanita; brothers-in-law, Donald Grant and Donald Maher Sr.; many nieces, nephews, countless friends, particularly Dave and Suzette. He will also be missed by cherished pets, Buddy and Simon. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Jacqueline; son, Kevin; several brothers and sisters. Mutt had a long career as a Flight Engineer with the Canadian Armed Forces and Nationair.

He was an accomplished hockey player with the RCAF Flyers in Europe, a volunteer with and an honorary member of the Windsor Hockey Heritage Society, and a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Hants Co. Branch No. 009, Windsor. He also enjoyed the final years of his retirement at his home on Little Island Lake.

Arrangements for cremation 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. Tuesday, June 17. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, in Lohnes Funeral Service Chapel, Rev. Tom Henderson officiating. A private family interment will take place in Centre Falmouth Cemetery with a reception to follow in the Royal Canadian Legion, Hants Co. Branch No. 009, Windsor. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory of Walter may be made to the Hants County SPCA, P.O. Box 2274, Windsor, NS B0N 2T0.

Douglas Ivan LAKE
1931-2008

LAKE, Douglas Ivan - 76, Falmouth, Hants Co., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, June 15, 2008, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Summerville, he was the son of the late Embert Sr. and Martha (Mosher) Lake. Doug loved music, especially country and bluegrass. He enjoyed attending bluegrass festivals. He also loved to play guitar. He worked for Fundy Gypsum Co., then Avon Valley Greenhouses and as a capenter until retiring. Doug enjoyed fishing, family and friends, as well as a good cup of tea. Doug was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is survived by his loving wife, the former Mary Shaw; sons, Paul (Roxann), Falmouth; Terry (Tanya), Martock; Jimmy (Heather), Falmouth; Kevin (Barbie), Falmouth; and Bobby (Tracy), Falmouth; grandchildren, Kelly (Richard), Sherry, Courtney, Chris, Kristie, Matthew, Meghan, Katie, Lauren, Andrew, Emilee and Hailey; great-grandchildren, Cassidy and Kaden; sister, Lorna Spencer, Summerville; brother, Prescott Lake, Falmouth; several nieces and nephews. Doug was predeceased by sisters, Geraldine Ross and Mary Smith; brothers, Coleman, Embert Jr. “Bud”, George, Stanley Lake and Chessley Card. Arrangements for cremation 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. Wednesday, June 18. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, June 19, in Lohnes Funeral Service Chapel. Interment will take place in Centre Falmouth Cemetery. Reception to follow at 87 Gabriel Rd., Falmouth. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Doug may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 5826 South St., Halifax, NS B3H 1S6.

Edmond William Sr. “Ed” CALDWELL
1949-2008

CALDWELL, Edmond William Sr. “Ed” - 59, Three Mile Plains, Hants Co., surrounded by his loving family, died peacefully at home on Saturday, June 21, 2008. He fought a courageous battle with cancer. Born March 16, 1949, in Windsor, he was a son of Frank and the late Beatrice (Wile) Caldwell. He worked for five years at Minto Construction in Ottawa, returning home he worked for 30 years at Fundy Gypsum Co. driving the loco, enjoying every day. Ed married his love of 37 years, Sharon Marie Clark. He was a great husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his caring wife, Sharon (Clark); son, Eddie (Deanna), Three Mile Plains; and daughter, Lisa (Alex Sabean), Falmouth; he was “Puppy” to the loves of his life, his grandchildren, Austin and Hannah Sabean; also surviving are brother, Eugene (Irene) Caldwell, Lockhartville; sisters, Gail (Chris), Patthis, Niagra Falls; Wanda (Brian) Lavers, Windsor; Nancy (David) Riley, Three Mile Plains; Carlotta (Bill) Leighton, Ottawa; also his best friend, Bill (Heather) Caldwell, who were there through it all. Besides his mother, he was predeceased by sister, Dianne (Ottawa). Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317), where the family will receive visitors from 6-9 p.m. Monday, June 23. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, in Lohnes Funeral Service Chapel, Rev. Bill Gibson officiating. Private family interment will take place in Ste. Croix Cemetery, St. Croix. Reception to follow at the Three Mile Plains Community Hall. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory of Ed may be made to Victorian Order of Nurses, Annapolis Valley Branch- West Hants, 89 Payzant Dr., Windsor, NS B0N 2T0, or Hants Community Hospital Palliative Care Program, 89 Payzant Dr., Windsor, NS B0N 2T0.

Annie Leah Margaret JEFFERY
1916-2008

JEFFERY, Annie Leah Margaret - 91, beloved mother and grandmother, of Windsor, Hants Co., died Monday, June 30, 2008, in Dykeland Lodge, Windsor. Born in Brooklyn, Yarmouth Co., on November 28, 1916, she was the oldest surviving member of the Tedford family. She is survived by her sons, Andrew (Peggy), Ross (Patricia) and William (Dawn-Monique), all of Nova Scotia; grandchildren, Lori (Mark), Andrew, Vicki, Craig and Randall. She was predeceased by her husband, Andrew Wallace Jeffery. 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, July 3. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, July 4, in Lohnes Funeral Service Chapel, Rev. Blaine Eldridge officiating. Interment will be held in Tusket Cemetery, Tusket, Yarmouth Co. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Annie may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Special thanks to nurses and staff of Dykeland Lodge for their kindness and care.

Paul Howard LOOMER
1937-2008

LOOMER, Paul Howard - 71, Falmouth, Hants Co., passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2008, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Falmouth, Hants Co., on March 31, 1937, he was a son of the late Earle and Verna (Neaves). He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Betty Lou (Schurman); sons, Raymond, Ottawa; Glen, Falmouth; and Peter (Jessica), Locharber, Antigonish Co.; daughter, Nancy Loomer, Bible Hill; grandchildren, Mary Spear, Garret Chase and Robynne Cox; brother, David (Ruby) Loomer, Kingston; sister, Bernice Loomer, Montreal; and a number of special nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by an infant son; brothers, Leslie and Kenneth, and much loved mother-in-law, Mary Schurman. He attended elementary school in Falmouth and graduated from Windsor Academy. He worked for 17 years in the family business, H. Loomer Greenhouses, Falmouth, followed by a career in Agricultural Employment Services, providing innovative support to the agricultural community in the Annapolis Valley and Western Nova Scotia for 22 years. He was active in the community in his early years, serving as a trustee of the Falmouth Community Hall and as a resource in activities involving the Boy Scouts. He was a keen naturalist, enjoying identifying birds, plants and various woodland fungi. He enjoyed tramping in the woodlands and fishing remote brooks and lakes. Recently, he could be seen Bass fishing on the Avon River in Summerville, Hants Co., where he spent many enjoyable hours catching fish and swapping stories. 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. Friday, July 4. Interment will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 5, in Centre Falmouth Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. in Lohnes Funeral Service Chapel, Rev. Glennis Smith officiating. A reception will follow the service in the funeral home’s Elmcroft Reception Centre. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Paul may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 5161 George St., 7th Floor, Halifax, NS B3J 1M7, Canadian Cancer Society, 5826 South Street, Halifax, NS B3H 1S6 or a charity of one’s choice.

Caroline Adelaide GARLAND
1936-2008

GARLAND, Caroline Adelaide - April 4, 1936 … July 5, 2008. Caroline Garland passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 5, 2008, at the age of 72 following a long battle with cancer. A devoted mother and grandmother, she was born and raised in Three Mile Plains and lived in Windsor for many years. Caroline was predeceased by her husband, Gerald Garland; her parents, William Caldwell and Sarah (Whitehead) Caldwell; brothers, Ross, Cecil and Douglas Caldwell, and sister, Joyce Kelly. She was also predeceased by half-brothers, Ralph and Donald Whitehead and half-sister, Catherine. She will be sadly missed by her children, Craig (Amanda) Garland of Windsor; Andrea (Robert) Birk of Calgary, Alta., and special grandchildren, Emma, Benjamin, Rob, and Alyson. Caroline is also survived by brothers, Frank Caldwell and Benny (Carol) Caldwell of Three Mile Plains and sisters, Jennie (Dean) Baxter of Garland’s Crossing and Gloria Gibson of Newport Station. She will be missed by her many nieces and nephews, as well as the children she cared for as their loving “Nanny”. Caroline’s family would like to express their thanks to the nurses and doctors who cared for her over the past seven months at Hants Community Hospital. She considered the staff her extended family and was comforted by their care and concern. Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). There will be no visitation by request. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, in Lohnes Funeral Service Chapel. A reception will follow in the funeral home’s Elmcroft Reception Centre. Interment will take place in Ste. Croix Cemetery, St. Croix. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Caroline may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, 5826 South Street, Halifax, NS B3H 1S6 or a charity of one’s choice.

Helen Edith KEDDY
1924-2008

KEDDY, Helen Edith - 83, Millville, Kings Co., passed away Sunday, July 6, 2008 in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in South Farmington, Annapolis Co., she was a daughter of the late Percy and Emma (Fitzgerald) McMaster. Helen enjoyed attending card parties and she donated faithfully to all charities and canvassers that came to her door. She was a good housekeeper and, along with her late husband Harvey, took great pride in their property. Helen is survived by her sister, Ruth (Jack) Lee; numerous nieces and nephews. She will also be missed by her loving and faithful companion, Mougie the cat. Besides her parents, Helen was predeceased by her husband, Harvey Keddy; nephew, Freeman Taylor (whom Helen and Harvey raised). Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). The family will receive visitors from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick (902-538-9900), where the funeral service will also be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 10, Pastor Chuck McGuire officiating. Interment will follow in Morristown Cemetery. Donations in memory of Helen may be made to Kings County SPCA, P.O. Box 248, Kentville, NS B4N 3W4, or a charity of one’s choice.

Donald Silver CURRIE
1927-2008

CURRIE, Donald Silver - Donald S. Currie, 81, of Ellershouse, Hants Co., died on Friday, July 18, 2008, at his home, where he was born 81 years ago. He was the son of the late Wm. Silver and Etta (Prest) Currie. He spent three and a half years with British Commonwealth Air Training plan with students from R.A.F. who took their elementary training 1941-1944. Donald was a member of many Military Reserve Bands: 88th Field Bty., 47th Anti Tank Regt., 14th Field Regt. and West Nova Scotia Regt. He was appointed Bandmaster West Nova Scotia Regt. Band in August 1975 to December 1982 with rank of Chief Warrant Officer. He was a member of Windsor Citizens Band of which he became Bandmaster. He spent 28 years with Nova Scotia Power as a Leading Lineman. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Hants County Branch No. 009, Windsor, of which he became a Life Member and spent several years as Sgt. at Arms of Legion Colour Party. He was also a member of Christ Church Anglican Choir and Men’s Club. Donald is survived by his wife of 56 years, the former Elinor M. Maynard; sons, D. Dwight (Paula), Vernon, B.C.; Stirling (Shelley), Windsor; daughter, Janet (Michael) Ross, Brooklyn; grandchildren, Amy, Megan, Lynsey, Kristy, Kaitlin Currie and Scott Ross; great-granddaughter, Rylee Currie; brother, William, Halifax; sister, Margaret (David) MacDonald, West Vancouver, B.C.; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by an infant brother. 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. Tuesday, July 22, and also where the Royal Canadian Legion will conduct a tribute service at 7 p.m. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, in Christ Church Anglican, 543 King St., Windsor, Rev. David Curry officiating. A reception will follow in the parish hall. Interment will take place in Oakhill Cemetery, Ellershouse. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory of Donald may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, 5826 South St., Halifax, NS B3H 1S6; Christ Church Anglican Foundation, 543 King St., Windsor, NS B0N 2T0 or a charity of one’s choice.

Gladys Evelyn GALLEY
1922-2008

GALLEY, Gladys Evelyn - 85, Windsor, Hants Co. We wish to announce the passing of Gladys on Friday, August 15, 2008, in Windsor Elms Village, which has been her home for the past seven years. Born in Wentworth, Hants Co., she was a daughter of the late Robie and Ida (Benjamin) Flynn. Gladys was raised in Newport Station and lived in Three Mile Plains. She was a hairdresser and owned her own business for many years. Gladys is survived by children, James (Sandra) and Laura Mae (Reg); five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Bernice Blinn, Pauline Millett, and Julia Shaw; sisters-in-law, Mary Flynn and Marg Flynn. She was predeceased by husband, Alexander “Alex”; sisters, Clara, Dot and Velma; brothers, Gordon, Robie, and Bert. We will always be very grateful for the kind, compassionate and loving care given to Gladys by all the staff at the Windsor Elms. Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes-DeMont Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). There will be no visitation by request. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, August 18, in Lohnes-DeMont Funeral Service Chapel, Rev. Tom Henderson officiating. A reception will follow in the funeral home’s Elmcroft Reception Centre followed by burial in Ste. Croix Cemetery, St. Croix. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory of Gladys may be made to the Chaplaincy Fund of Windsor Elms Village, 590 King St., Windsor, NS B0N 2T0 or a charity of one’s choice.

Frank Victor CALDWELL
1923-2008

CALDWELL, Frank Victor - 85, Three Mile Plains, Hants Co., passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family, who will miss him dearly, Thursday, August 21, 2008, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born July 13, 1923 in Three Mile Plains, he was a son of the late William and Sarah (Whitehead) Caldwell. Frank retired from the Nova Scotia Power Corporation after 26 years of faithful service. He is survived by son, Eugene (Irene) Caldwell, Lockhartville; daughters, Gail (Chris), Patthis, Niagara Falls; Carlotta (Bill) Leighton, Ottawa; Wanda (Brian) Lavers, Windsor; Nancy (David) Riley, Three Mile Plains; sisters, Gloria Gibson, Newport Station; Jennie (Dean) Baxter, Garlands Crossing; brother, Ben (Carol), Three Mile Plains; daughter-in-law, Sharon Caldwell, Three Mile Plains. He was a very proud granddad of grandchildren, Jeffery, Michael, Frank, Christina, Andrea, Joanna, Michele, Jeff, Leslie, Tammie, Eddie, Lisa, Daniel, Chantel, Andrew and 20 great-grandchildren, as well as another precious little one arriving soon. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his loving wife, Beatrice (Wile); daughter, Dianne; son, Edmond; sisters, Joyce and Caroline; infant brother, Bruce; brothers, Cecil, Douglas and Ross; half-brothers, Donald and Ralph and half-sister, Katherine. Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes - DeMont Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). There will be no visitation or funeral as per Frank’s wishes. A private family graveside service will be held in Ste. Croix Cemetery, St. Croix. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Frank may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, 5826 South St., Halifax, NS B3H 1S6.

Marion Annie “Madge” VanIDERSTINE (O’Brien)
1931-2008

VanIDERSTINE (O’Brien), Marion Annie “Madge” - 77, passed away on Thursday, August 28, 2008, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in 1931 in Windsor Forks, Hants Co., she was the daughter of the late George B. and Elizabeth (Urquhart) O’Brien. She was graduate of Provincial Normal College, Victoria General Hospital School of Nursing, University of Alberta, Acadia University and Dalhousie University. Her lifetime career was that of a teacher. She was a wonderful, kind and very giving person and she will be sadly missed. Being a very prepared person, Madge penned most of her own obituary. Madge is survived by sister-in-law, Helen Smiley, Ontario. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert; three sisters and four brothers. Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes-DeMont Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). There will be no visitation by request. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 2, in Lohnes-DeMont Funeral Service Chapel, Rev. Tom Henderson officiating. A reception will follow in the funeral home’s Elmcroft Reception Centre followed by private burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. Donations in memory of Madge may be made to the Huntington Society of Canada, 151 Frederick St., Suite 400, Kitchener, ON N2H 2M2, would be appreciated. Special thanks are extended to the doctors, nurses and staff of Colchester Regional Hospital for all their loving care.

Mona Marie Robarts
1928-2008

ROBARTS, Mona Marie - 80, Windsor, Hants Co., passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 4, 2008, in Windsor Elms Village, Windsor, surrounded by her loving family. Born April 15, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Francis “Frank” and Amanda (Brideau) Coulombe. In her earlier years Mona was employed for a short time at the Windsor Textiles, leaving to devote her time and love to her children and husband. She had a great love for children, especially her grandchildren, as well as a great love and passion for all animals especially cats. She fed and nurtured many stray cats over the years. Mona was also known for her kind and caring manner in helping others close and dear to her. She was a Past President of the Windsor Fire Dept. Auxiliary and Past President of the Sam Slick Campers of the National Campers Association. She was, for many years, a Brown Owl Brownie leader in Windsor. Mona volunteered at the Windsor Daycare Center and in her former years she participated in pottery, art and sewing classes and playing tennis. Mona loved to garden and loved flowers and she also enjoyed traveling and going on shopping sprees, especially to the states. Mona is survived by her husband, Reginald Robarts, Windsor; son, David (Mary) Robarts, Hantsport; daughter, Roxanne (Tim Lambert) Robarts, Lapland; grandchildren, Melanie, Ottawa; Devin and Christina, both of Hantsport; brother, Hector (Beth) Coulombe, Ontario; sisters, Irene Durocher, Ottawa; Doris Coulombe, Montreal; Florine MacNeil, Windsor; many nieces and nephews; several cousins and extended family. She was predeceased by brother, Lloyd Coulombe; sister, Millicent Coulombe; brothers-in-law, John Durocher and Ralph MacNeil. Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes - DeMont Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). The family will receive visitors from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, September 7, in the funeral home. A funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Monday, September 8, in St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 339 King St., Windsor, Rev. Michael Walsh officiating. Burial will take place in St. John the Evangelist parish cemetery, followed by a reception in the funeral home's Elmcroft Reception Centre. Donations in memory of Mona may be made to the Hants County SPCA, PO Box 2274, Windsor, NS B0N 2T0, Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, 6009 Quinpool Rd. Suite 300, Halifax, NS B3K 5J7, or the Windsor Elms Village, 590 King St., Windsor, NS, B0N 2T0.

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