Beryl Catherine James
Beryl Catherine James, 91, of Springhill, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at her cottage in Northport.
Born in Springhill, she was a daughter of the Late Daniel and Catherine Ann (MacDonald) Ross.
She leaves to mourn several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Raymond W. James and son D. Ross James; brothers Wilbert, Jim, Kent, Harold, Aubrey and Jack; sister Ida Ross.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of A. H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill, (902 597 2361). By request of the deceased there will be no visitation or Funeral Service. Burial will take place in the Hillside Cemetery, Springhill.
If so desired, donations in Beryl's memory may be made to the Cancer Society.
Bonnie Burris, age 62, of Linden, ended her life's journey peacefully at home on September 30, 2011, surrounded by her loved ones after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Springhill, she was a daughter of the late Laurie and Ruth (MacEachern) Williams of Rockley.
Bonnie was a very active volunteer in her community, a member of the Just Us Group, and she enjoyed Gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.
Bonnie will be sadly missed by her husband of 47 years, Lloyd Burris; 7 children, Kathy Burris, John Burris, Kenneth Burris, Mary Laceby, Henry Burris, Ruth Burris and Gary Burris.; 2 brothers Hughie and Karl Williams; 12 grandchildren, Chris, Danny, Steven, Ricky, Bev, James, Zac, Taylor, Kory and Ruth, as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by brothers Layton and Ricky, and a sister Kathryn.
Arrangements have been entrusted to W Allen Funeral Home, 60 Water St, Oxford (447-2167). Family and friends are invited to visit at the funeral home on Sunday, October 2, 2011 from 1 - 4 pm. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, October 3, 2011 at 2 pm, Lay Worship Leader David Jones officiating. A private family burial will take place in the Renwick United Church Cemetery following the service. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bonnie may do so to the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
Donald Tower, age 75, passed away peacefully at the Sackville Memorial Hospital on Thursday, October 6, 2011. Born in Rockport, he was a son of the late Manford and Oressa (Crossman) Tower.
Donald enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great granchildren.
Donald will be sadly missed by his wife, Rachel (Wry) Tower, of Middleton; 2 sons, James (Tina) of Calgary, AB, and Shawn of Toronto, ON; 3 daughters, Deborah (Stephen) Wells of Sackville, Lorraine (Allen) Tower of Oshawa, ON, and Sherry LeBlanc of Middleton; 6 grandchildren, Kristopher, Tanya, Nadine, Natasha, Leah and Jessica; great grandchildren, Dana, Ethan and Keegan; brother, Percy (Joyce) of Dorchester; and sister, Dorothy MacKinnon of Chiliwack, BC, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a sister Helen Rankin and a brother Carmen; 2 half-brothers, Norman and Earl; and 3 half-sisters, Marion, Nora and Frances.
Cremation has taken place under the care and supervision of Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge St, Sackville (364-1300), from where a memorial service will be held on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11 am, Paster Hal Lowther officiating. Burial will take place in the Sackville Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Donald may do so the Sackville Food Bank, or a charity of your choice.
With profound sadness, we the family, wish to announce the passing of Kenneth Lowerison on October 6, 2011 at the Saint John Regional Hospital at the age of 72. Born in Dorchester, he was the son of the late Bliss Carman and Jane (Holmes) Lowerison.
In his younger years, Kenneth worked for Canadian National Railways, and in 1965 started as a guard at the Dorchester County Jail, working his way up to becoming the Superintendent of the Dorchester Provincial Jail in 1972, finally retiring in 1996.
He was also a volunteer for the Dorchester Fire Department, retiring as the Deputy Chief and a Councilor/Deputy Mayor for the Village of Dorchester over a sixteen year span.
Kenneth will be sadly missed by his wife of 45 years, Mary Jean (Gaudet); three sons, Robert (Donna), of Dorchester, Edward (Trish), of Sackville, and Jay (Denise), of Sackville; seven grandchildren, Erica, Adam, Kristin, Kyle, Sarah, Morgan, and Ria; brothers, Everett, Thomas, Blair (Lois) and Dean (Karen); sisters, Shirley (Edmond Clements), Connie (Late Charles) Adams and Jeannie; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parent, Kenneth was predeceased by his brother, Carman Jr, and sisters, Helen, Evelyn, and June.
Honoring Kenneth's wishes, cremation has taken place under the care and supervision of Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge Street, Sackville (364-1300) from where visitation will be held Monday, October, 10, 2011 from 7-9 pm. A memorial service will be held at 11 am from the funeral home on Tuesday, October 11. Father Kevin Stockall officiating.
Donations in Kenneth's memory can be made to the Kidney Foundation or the Dr. Georges L Dumont Hospital Dialysis Unit.
A special thank you is extended to the nurses of the Extra-Mural for their kindness as well as all the doctors and nurses at the Sackville Memorial Hospital and the Dr. Georges L Dumont Hospital who assisted Ken during his illness.
Jimmy Duguay, age 57, of Shemogue, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 10, 2011 at the Dr. Georges - L - Dumont Hospital. Born in Sackville, he was a son of the late Jimmy and Lucie (Donelle) Duguay.
Jimmy enjoyed fishing, and built boats his entire life.
Jimmy will be sadly missed by his son, Jeff (Erica) Duguay; daughter Amie (Derek Connolly) Duguay; brothers Gerald (May) Duguay, Adolphe (Corinne) Duguay and Leo Duguay; sisters, Dora LeBlanc, Eda (Emerie) Vautour, Eugenie (Eric Cormier) Vautour and Herminie (Oscar) LeBlanc.
He was predeceased by a brother Arthur Duguay.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Jones Funeral Home, 3 W. Main Street, Port Elgin. Visitation will be held at the Club D'age D'or, Shemogue, on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm. A Funeral Mass will take place at St. Timothee RC Church on Wednesday October 12, 2011 at 11 am. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Jimmy may do so to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of your choice.
The death occurred September 27 in Massachusetts of Irene Hammond (Townshend) formerly of Amherst and, for years, resident in the United States.
Irene was born and raised in Amherst by her Uncle and Aunt, Alfred and Devonia Stockall. Her brother Donald of Dartmouth predeceased her.
A committal service will be held at the Amherst Cemetery on Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 2 pm, with Archdeacon Reginald Stockall officiating.
A reception will follow at Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church Street, Amherst (902)667-8777.
Thelma Grace McArthur
Thelma Grace McArthur 98 years of Lincoln, NB and formerly of Springhill, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, in Oromocto Public Hospital, Oromocto, N. B. Born in Collingwood, she was a daughter of the Late Guy Bruce and Myrtle (Austin) Gilroy.
Thelma was a member of Springhill Baptist Church and an adherent of Lincoln United Church where she resided with her son Edward since 1999.
She will be sadly missed by 3 sons, Edward (Georgina), Lincoln,NB, Lloyd, Saskatoon, SK and Gordon (Donna), Kentville; two daughters, Lillian (Ian) Lockhart, Erin, ON and Loretta Turnbull, Garson, ON; son-in-law, George Henwood, Harvey, NB 14 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 10 great great grandchildren; sister, Helen Wilson, Caperol, ON.
Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Alfred, a daughter, Norma, 4 brothers, Floyd, Merle, Russell and Morton, 2 sisters, Beatrice and Evelyn and daughter-in-law, Joan.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to A. H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill, (902 597 2361) where visitation will be held Sunday, October 16, 2011 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm. Funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Monday, October 17, 2011 from the Springhill Baptist Church, 47 Church Street, Springhill, with The Reverend Brent MacDonald officiating and assisted by The Reverend Jamie MacArthur. Burial in Rodney Cemetery, Cumb. Co., N. S.
If so desired, donations in Thelma's memory may be made to the Springhill Baptist Church
A. Clifford Trenholm
Alexander Clifford Trenholm, age 61, of Bayfield, passed away peacefully at the Sackville Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Born in Cape Tormentine, he was a son of the late Wylie and Carmen (Trenholm) Leard.
Survived by wife Virginia Trenholm, Moncton; their children, Tanya, Moncton, Tracey (Jan), Shediac Road, Trina, Dieppe, Joseph, Moncton, Jason (Tiffany Polley), Bayfield; his children from a previous marriage, Marsha, Amherst, Amanda (Adam), Mississauga, ON, Jeff, Mississauga, ON; several grandchildren; siblings Bruce (Sandra), Timber River, Joyce (Evan) Van Pelt, Cape Pele, Doris Robinson, Melrose, Kevin, Bayfield.
He was predeceased by a son Douglas, and 2 brothers James and Douglas, 1 sister Ruby.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Jones Funeral Home, 3 West Main St., Port Elgin, NB (506-538-2241) where visiting hours will take place on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The funeral will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 11 am, William Drysdale DLM officiating. Burial will follow in the Bayfield Cemetery.
Those wishing to make a donation in Clifford's memory may do so to the Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.
Gordon Ralph Snair
Gordon Ralph Snair, age 82 of Springhill, passed away quietly at home in the company of his beloved wife of 61 years, Elizabeth "Bessie" Snair, and his buddy Harry the cat, on Saturday, October 15, 2011. Born in Black Point, he was a son of the late Hazen and Dorothy (Brigley) Snair.
Gordon worked in the well drilling industry for over 45 years. During his retirement he enjoyed wood working, spending time with his family, playing cards and volunteering for the CACL, Donald House in Amherst.
Gordon will be sadly missed by his wife, Bessie; sons, Wayne (Gayle), Brian, Danny (Bonnie); daughter Mary Snair-Albright; grandchildren, Kelly, Debra, Kim, Rispa, Dana, Paula, Jeremy, Nicole, Richard, Jill, Daniel, Josh, and Jade; 5 great grandchildren; brothers, Roy, Clark, Keith, Junior, Bobby, and Donnie; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by sons, Frank, Paul, Michael, and Shane; brothers, Arnold and Murray, and a sister Beulah, as well as a special son-in-law, Bill.
Arrangements have been entrusted to AH Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane St, Springhill (597-2361), from where visitation will be held on Sunday, October 16, 2011 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A funeral Mass will take place at St. John The Baptist RC Church, Springhill, on Monday, October 17, 2011 at 11 am, Father Driscoll officiating. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Gordon may do so to The CACL Donald House, Amherst.
Cheryl M Wurster
WURSTER, Cheryl M. - 36, of Fall River, NS passed away Monday, October 17, 2011 surrounded by her loving family. Born in 1975 in Amherst, to Rick and Karen (Schrage) Rhodes, Cheryl spent her childhood and teenage years growing up in the small village of River Hebert, a community she was proud to call home.
As a young girl Cherylís sweet and innocent personality made her a delightful student and cheerful classmate. Cheryl always enjoyed being part of everything social: Brownies, ballet and band in her younger years and soccer, Student Council and Yearbook during her high school years.
Cherylís scholastic abilities and leadership talents earned her many awards and achievements. Her passion for helping others led her to St. Francis Xavier University, where she graduated in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
As a gentle caring nurse, Cherylís diverse experience encompassed many areas of healthcare - Gables Nursing Home, Highland View Hospital, Public Health, Sick Kids - Toronto, IWK Health and Dartmouth General. After marrying Dr. Chuck Wurster in 2004, Cheryl continued to work in the ER.
Together Chuck and Cheryl enjoyed travelling the world, taking in concerts, live theatre, and sporting events, and most of all getting together with family and friends.
As a loving Mommy to her precious daughter, Emma Claire, Cheryl never took a moment for granted. While enjoying every element of Emmaís world, Cheryl spent quality time instilling the beliefs, values and morals most dear to her.
Cheryl always remained loyal, reliable and true to all who were blessed to be her friend. Her many acts of kindness and generosity extended well beyond those close to her.
The courage and strength Cheryl portrayed throughout her life was nothing less than remarkable. Grounded in her faith, Cheryl was always positive and optimistic, believing there were lessons from her journey that could be learned by everyone.
Along with her parents, Cheryl is survived by her husband, Chuck Wurster; daughter, Emma Claire; brothers Joey (Marsha) Rhodes, Iqaluit and Christopher (Melissa) Rhodes; special nephews Nathan, Caiden, Jordan and Jacob; sister of the heart Lisa M. Smith (Troy), New Glasgow; brother-in-law Sean Wurster, Toronto; in-laws, Dan & Liz Wurster, Bedford. She was predeceased by her maternal grandparents Gustav & Harriet Schrage and paternal grandparents Charles & Iola Rhodes, her Auntie Emma Chiasson.
Friends and family are invited to celebrate Cherylís life and honour her legacy, by sharing memories and expressing condolences at Furlong Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst (902-667-8777) on Friday, October 21, 2011 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with a Celebration of Life Service at Trinity United Church, River Hebert on Saturday [October 22, 2011] at 2:00 pm. Reverend Christine MacLeod officiating. Reception to follow at the Church Hall. Monetary donations may be made to Cherylís preferred charities: SPCA, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada and River Hebert Trinity United Church. To truly honor Cherylís memory, her family request all who are able, consider being a regular blood donor.