Gregory D. “Greg” DOREY
DOREY, Gregory Dean "Greg" — 59, New Minas, formerly of Hantsport, passed away Monday, July 20, 2009, at home. Born on October 19, 1949, in Halifax, he was a son of Helena (Pugh) Dorey, Windsor and the late Victor Dorey. Greg is survived by wife, the former Gail Westrup; son, Matthew (Krista) Dorey, Hantsport; daughter, Marla (Andrew Hartnett) Dorey, Hantsport; grandchildren, Luke Oulton and Lorali Dorey; brothers, Victor (Nancy), Pugwash; Dan (Lori), Berwick; nephews, Donnie, John, Willie, Jason and Shawn.
Greg was a RCMP officer from 1969-1973 stationed in Ottawa and he was responsible for the Governor Generals residence and a body guard for Prime Minister Trudeau. 1973-1975 he worked with the Municipal Police Enforcement in the Town of Hantsport and then in 1975 he went on to work for Canada Post for 29 years, 15 of which were spent as Post Master. In 1997 Greg was appointed as a provincial Justice of the Peace and in 2002 as a Commissioner of Oaths. He was a volunteer fire fighter in the Town of Hantsport for 15 years. He also sat on the Board of Directors for the Hantsport Community Centre and the Board of Trustees as well as the Board of Deacons for the Hantsport Baptist Church. Greg was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was an avid gardner and photographer and he loved to go rock hounding as well as swimming and being by the ocean.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes-DeMont Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317), where the family will receive visitors 6-8 p.m., today. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, July 24, in Hantsport Baptist Church, (corner of Willow and Main streets) Hantsport, Rev. Daniel Jamer officiating, followed by a reception in the Hantsport Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. A private family interment service will be held in Riverbank Cemetery. Donations in memory of Greg may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 5161 George St., Halifax, NS, B3J 1M7 or the Hantsport Baptist Church, Hantsport, NS, B0P 1P0. Service Date July 25, 2009
Stephen "Sherm" R. Cameron
CAMERON, Stephen Roy "Sherm" - 49, Upper Vaughan, Hants Co., formerly of Kitchener, Ont., passed away suddenly, Thursday, August 13, 2009, in Aberdeen Regional Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Cambridge, Ont., he was a son of Harry Cameron and the late Joyce (Winkler) Cameron.
Sherm worked for B.F. Goodrich in Kitchener, Ont., for 18 years before moving to Nova Scotia where he became employed with Dexter's Construction. He loved to cook especially barbeque and he enjoyed parties. Sherm also liked playing horseshoes and golf and he enjoyed most other sports. He was a big Washington Red Skins Fan. Besides his father, Stephen is survived by his wife, the former Paula Smith; sister, Michele (Ross) McClement, Kitchener, Ont; brother, Blaine (Pru) Cameron, Simcoe, Ont.; special niece, Emily as well as another niece, Erin and nephew, Jamie; several great-nieces and nephews; many aunts, uncles and cousins in Ontario, and six sisters-in-law and six brothers-in-law and their families. Sherm will also be greatly missed by his two doggies, Crystal and Tippy.
Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lohnes - DeMont Funeral Service Ltd., 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). The family will receive visitors from 2-3 p.m. Monday, August 17, followed by the funeral service at 3 p.m., all in the Lohnes - DeMont Funeral Service Chapel, Rev. Gary Manthorne officiating. A reception will follow in the funeral home's Elmcroft Reception Centre. Interment will take place in Lakeview Cemetery, Upper Vaughan, following the reception. There will be a celebration of Sherm's life held in Ontario at a later date. Donations in memory of Sherm may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 5161 George St., Halifax, NS, B3J 1M7 or a charity of one's choice. Service Date August 18, 2009
Helen G. Cox
COX, Helen Grace — 88, Windsor, Hants Co., passed away peacefully Sunday, August 23, 2009, in Dykeland Lodge, Windsor, where she had been a resident for many years. Born August 31, 1920, in Pembroke, Hants Co., she was a daughter of the late Charles Burton and Bertha Louisa (Vaughan) Cox.
Helen is survived by her sister-in-law, Addie Cox, Truro; brother-in-law, Terence Sanford, Woodville, Kings Co.; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Elsie May Barkhouse and Florence Jean Sanford; brother, Raymond Earl Cox.
Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lohnes - DeMont Funeral Service Ltd., 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). No visitation, by request. A public graveside service will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, August 26, in Pembroke United Church Cemetery, Pembroke, Hants Co., Rev. Debra Mosher officiating. Donations in memory of Helen may be made to the Friends of Dykeland Lodge, 124 Cottage St., Windsor, NS B0N 2T0 or Pembroke United Church Cemetery Fund, C/O Ardith Mason, RR#1, Walton, NS B0N 2R0. The family would like to say a special thanks to the staff of Dykeland Lodge, especially Sandra Slauenwhite, for all of the great care they have provided Helen over the years. Service Date August 27, 2009
Dr. Lyman B. Harvey
HARVEY, Lyman Baxter MDCM — 94, Ellershouse, Hants Co., died Saturday, August 29, 2009 in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born on August 10, 1915 in Worcester, Mass., USA, the son of the late Dwight Lyman Harvey, Newport, Hants Co., a descendant of the Planters and Edith Blanche (Baxter) of Ardoise, Hants Co.
He graduated from Classical High School (1934) Worcester, Mass.; Acadia University (1938) Wolfville, with a BSc in Biology, also where he studied Pipe Organ under Dean Collins, and from McGill University (1942) Montreal, with an MDCM degree. Dr. Harvey was in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps as Major and served with distinction in Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. He was medical Officer at the re-dedication of the Colossal Canadian War Memorial at Vimy Ridge. After a honourable discharge from the Army, Dr. Harvey had three years of postgraduate studies in Ophthalmology, at Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois. He set up practice in Blue Island, Illinois and during that same time was Lecturer and Assistant Professor at Northwestern Medical School. Dr. Harvey had a special interest in books, classical music, current events and photography. He traveled extensively in USA, Canada, Europe, the Near East and Far East. He was a Medical Missionary in India, where he also visited on three other occasions. He enjoyed railroads and luxury liners. He travelled by ship around South America, twice around the world, and most recently at age 89, went on a 26-day cruise on the Cunard Liner, Queen Mary 2. Transatlantic eastbound, New York to South Hampton, England. 14 days around all the major parts of Spain and Mallorca and two ports of Italy, namely Civitavecchia for Rome and Linarno for Florence, Gibraltar and Lisbon, Portugal, followed by transatlantic from England to New York. When Dr. Harvey retired from active practice in 1979, he settled in his beloved land of Hants County.
He is survived by several cousins in Ontario, Massachusetts and Nova Scotia.
Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lohnes - DeMont Funeral Service Ltd., 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). At the request of Dr. Harvey, there will be no visitation or formal funeral service. A public graveside interment service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 12 in Ste. Croix Cemetery, St. Croix, Rev. Wendy Kean officiating. Donations in memory of Dr. Harvey may be made to a charity of one's choice. Service Date September 13, 2009
Susan L. Taylor
TAYLOR, Susan Lois — Passed away at the QE11 Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 due to complications related to a boating accident which occurred earlier this summer. She was the youngest daughter of Conrad and Lois Taylor of Windsor, N.S., born on August 20, 1962 in Montreal.
Susan attended high school in Windsor, obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Recreation) degree at Acadia University and a Bachelor of Education degree from St. Thomas University. She taught school in Hay River, NWT, Brampton, Ontario, Port Hawkesbury, N.S. and has been the band director at Amherst Regional High School since 1992. Susan received the "Excellence in Teaching Award" in 2006, recognizing her dedication, devotion and tireless hours which resulted in numerous gold standard awards. The praise and commendations that she received from adjudicators at various festivals were a credit to her leadership. She was considered a great ambassador, not only for the band program, but also for her high school and the town of Amherst. Susan has left a legacy of excellence that will continue to challenge and inspire the hundreds of lives she has touched. Susan's family, friends and students came first in her life, followed by her love for boating, snowmobiling, traveling, Evangeline Beach, and of course, MUSIC. She was also a valued member of the Trinity St. Stephen's United Church choir.
Susan is survived by her parents, as well as sisters, Janet Gagnier (Lonnie), Nancy Delahunt (David); nieces, Jane Delahunt and Sarah Gagnier; nephews, Mark, David, John, Michael Gagnier and Kevin Delahunt, as well as several uncles, aunts and cousins. Susan enjoyed very special friendship and support from the Milner and Crossman families. Susan's family is filled with sadness; however we will remember and celebrate Susan with the same spirit, determination, integrity, respect, and humour that Susan gave to each and every aspect of her life.
Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lohnes - DeMont Funeral Service Ltd., 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317), where the family will receive visitors from 6-9 p.m. Friday, September 4. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 5, in Windsor United Church, 613 King St., Windsor, Rev. Bill Gibson officiating. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Susan may be made to the QE11 Foundation, Neuro Surgery Dept., 1276 South Park St., Room 1-040, Centennial Building, Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9 or the ARHS Band and Parent Association, c/o Amherst Regional High School, 190 Willow St., Amherst, NS B4H 3W5. The family is grateful to the extraordinary medical staff of the QE11, and we also greatly appreciate the hundreds of cards and messages received over the past weeks.
And a reminder from Susan, as she always said to her students before a performance:
"Relax, Relate and Release."
Service Date September 6, 2009
Anne E. Dexter
DEXTER, Anne E. — 96, died peacefully in Grand View Manor, Berwick, on Sunday, September 13, 2009. Born in Hillaton, Kings Co., she was the daughter of the late William F. and Charlotte (Dickie) Holt.
Anne taught in several Kings County schools during the 1920's and 30's then moved to Hantsport and continued to teach there until the 1970's. She and her husband, John E. Dexter made their home and raised their family in Hants Border, Kings Co. Anne was an excellent cook, an avid gardener and an accomplished crafts woman. Her braided rugs were wonderful to see! After John's death, Anne moved to Fundy Villa in Berwick in 1993.
Anne is survived by daughters, Charlotte W. Dexter, Donnellan's Brook, Kings Co.; Elizabeth (Gregory) Best, Auburn, Kings Co.; grandchildren, John A. Best and Rosalind E.D. Best; sister, Mildred (Harry) Clarke, Woodville, Kings Co.; John's brother, Bernard (Marjorie) Dexter, Sable River; John's sister, Freda (Dexter) Bender, Bedford; John's sister-in-law, Margaret Dexter and several nieces and nephews. Anne was predeceased by her husband, John; sister, Alice (Charles) Bentley; brothers, Phillip, Bernard and Leonard Holt.
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 request. A private family graveside service will be held in Riverbank Cemetery, Hantsport, at a later date. Donations in Anne's memory may be made to the Kings County SPCA, PO Box 248, Kentville, NS, B4N 3W4 or a charity or one's choice.
Service Date September 24, 2009
Marilyn R. Bond
BOND, Marilyn Ruth — Halifax, formerly of Stanley, passed away suddenly at home in Spryfield, at the age of 54, on Wednesday, September 30, 2009. Born in Sydney, on November 28, 1954, she was a daughter of Ruth (Ross) and the late Frederick Bond.
Marilyn was employed by the province of Nova Scotia for 25 years, most recently with Collections Unit Nova Scotia and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. She was also faithful member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Fairfield Chapter No. 22, and Emerald Chapter No. 58.
Besides her mother, Ruth, Marilyn is survived by brothers, Ronnie (Sherri), Rawdon; Fred (Linda), Stanley; Bob (Krystal), Rawdon; Jim (Leanne), Rawdon; Darrell (Patti), Porters Lake and several nieces and nephews. Besides her father, Frederick, she was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Clara and Edgar Ross, and paternal grandparents, Irene and Francis Bond.
Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lohnes - DeMont Funeral Service Ltd., 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). No visitation, by family request. Order of the Eastern Star, Fairfield Chapter No. 22 will conduct a tribute service at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 6, immediately followed by the funeral service, all in the Lohnes - DeMont Funeral Service Chapel, Rev. Shelley Pick officiating, assisted by Rev. David Hann. A reception will follow in the funeral home's Elmcroft Reception Centre. Interment will take place in Centre Rawdon United Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Marilyn may be made to Mosherville United Church, Order of the Eastern Star or a charity of one's choice. Service Date October 7, 2009
Helena B. Shaw
SHAW, Helena Beatrice (Reynolds) — 94, Dartmouth, Halifax Co., passed away very peacefully Sunday, September 20, 2009, in Dartmouth General Hospital, Dartmouth. Born on January 30, 1915 in Cogmagun River, Hants Co., she was the youngest daughter of the late Rupert and Marion (Shaw) Reynolds and was the last remaining member of her immediate family.
Helena is survived by daughters, Sharon, Elmsdale; Joan and Sylvia, Dartmouth; sons, Myron, Belleville, ON.; Graham, Cogmagun, N.S.; sons-in-law, David Clark and Albert Mosher; eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman McKay Shaw; daughters, Judith Leonard and Marlene Mosher; daughter-in-law, Shirley Shaw; brothers, Franklin, Carmen, Alfred and John Reynolds; sisters, Constance Jollymore, Kathleen and Beatrice; niece, Helena Hood and great-granddaughter, Jacqueline Shaw.
Helena attended Normal College in Truro, before her marriage. Because of illness, she spent several years in the Nova Scotia Sanatorium. In her middle years, Helena returned to Normal College to finish her degree and then taught school for 14 years before retiring. Helena faced many obstacles in her life but her strong faith saw her through. She was also a cancer survivor. She looked forward to doing the cryptoquote and crossword puzzle each day and the Lexicon on Fridays. She remained very alert even to the end of her life. She loved music and was the organist at the Baptist Church in Cogmagun River for several years. She loved her family very much and set them a Godly example to live by. Helena was a member of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Dartmouth, N.S. where she attended regularly as long as she was able to do so.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes-DeMont Funeral Service Ltd., 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317), where visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Monday, September 21. Funeral service will be held 12 p.m., Tuesday, September 22 at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 337 Pleasant St., Dartmouth, N.S., followed by a reception in the church hall. Burial will be held in Sandyland Cemetery, Cogmagun, after the reception. Donations in memory of Helena may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Service Date September 23, 2009
David W. "Teddy" Seaboyer
SEABOYER, David William "Teddy" — 72, Windsor, Hants Co., passed away Friday, September 25, 2009, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Teddy was the son of the late Clarie and Emma Mae (Smeltzer) Seaboyer.
Teddy was a well known fixture around the Windsor area and could often be seen traveling about on his scooter. He enjoyed each day and he would be considered a "Happy-Go-Lucky" type of person.
He is survived by family members, Mickey Walker, Barb Levy and Bobby (Louise) Best, and their families, as well as friends, George and Joan Church and Charlie Ross. Teddy was predeceased by his uncle and aunt, Crosby and Nellie Hebb.
Arrangements for cremation 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. Sunday, September 27. The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, September 28 in Lower Vaughan United Church, Rev. Tom Henderson officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Interment will take place in St. Michael's Anglican Cemetery, Windsor Forks. Donations in memory of Teddy may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice. Service Date September 29, 2009
Elmer F. Deal
DEAL, Elmer Freeman — 93, died peacefully in Haliburton Place, Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, Hants Co., on Saturday, September 26, 2009. Born in Leminster, formerly Mill Brook, Lunenburg Co., he was the last surviving member of his family. He was a son of the late Freeman and Bertha (Mailman) Deal. Elmer always had a strong belief in God and was a man of quiet strength. He was a kind and gentle man and was well liked by all who knew him. He also had a strong will and a clear mind. He was checker king at Haliburton Place and never refused a good game of checkers. Elmer was always busy on the farm. He was as avid blueberry farmer and lumberman and he also enjoyed looking after his Christmas trees as well. For many years people recall going to the Deal Farm to pick blueberries or get their Christmas tree. He lived most of his years at his beloved Century Farm with a few cattle and kept a team of oxen for many years. Elmer worked at the Ross Farm Museum for many years.
Elmer is survived by his wife, Florence (Zinck) Deal, Windsor, and her daughter, Edith (Elroy) States, Falmouth; his daughters, Christine Deal, Leminster; Susan (Steven) Deal-Porter, New Russell; grandchildren, Kimberly Smith, High River, Alta.; Harold Smith (fiancée, Adelia) Upper Vaughan; Wade (Janet) Smith, Parrsboro; Jody (Charlene) Ernst, Kempt Shore; Tori Ernst, Sherwood, Lunenburg Co.; Peter Ernst, Jasper, Alta.; Brettanie Deal-Porter, New Zealand; Mackenzie Deal-Porter, Antigonish; great-grandchildren, Cody, Brady, Jillian, Kelsey and Taylor; niece, Carol Ann (Pete) Sherratt, Fort Worth, Texas; nephew, Loring (June Hebb) Hall, West Bridgewater, Mass. He was predeceased by brothers, John and Ralph Deal; sisters, Ruth (Carl) Woodworth and Florence Hall.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes - DeMont Funeral Service Ltd., 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317), where visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, September 29. Funeral service will be held in All Saints Anglican Church, Leminster, 12 p.m., Wednesday, September 30, Rev. Tom Henderson officiating. Burial will follow the service in All Saints Church Cemetery, immediately followed by a reception in South West Hants Fire Hall, 1884 Highway 14, Lower Vaughan. Donations in memory of Elmer may be made to All Saints Anglican Church, Leminster; Haliburton Place, 89 Payzant Dr., Windsor, NS B0N 2T0 or to Red Cross Society, Nova Scotia Office, P.O. Box 31068, RPO Gladstone, Halifax, NS B3K 9Z9. Service Date October 1, 2009