MacLEOD, John Roy
82, of Stellarton, passed away Wednesday April 22, 2009, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Donkin, Cape Breton, April 16, 1927, he was a son of the late John and Evelyn (Hussey) MacLeod. He was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, RCOC division retiring after 21 years service to work at Henderson Hospital, Hamilton, Ont. In 1971, John returned to Nova Scotia and worked for Michelin Tire, Granton Plant. He and his wife, Bonnie ran their own wool and handcraft shop in New Glasgow and Westville. John finished his working career as night auditor at the Heather Hotel in Stellarton. John is survived by his wife of 63 years, Bonnie (Burke), Stellarton; sister; Joan Quinton, Cambridge, Ont.; brother; Cecil (Cassie), North Sydney; sons, Dan (Sandra) Halifax; Rob (Mary), Toronto, Ont.; Lawry (Mary), Oxford; Bruce (Darlene), Halifax; Brian (Lori), Mooresville, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday in H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton. Visitation will be held at 2 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Canadian Hemophilia Society of Nova Scotia or the Nova Scotia Chapter of Canadian Lung Association.
On April 21, 2009, Theresa passed away peacefully in Dartmouth, surrounded by the love and support of her children. Theresa was born and lived most of her life in Glace Bay. She was predeceased by her husband, John Gillis. Following her husband's death, Theresa moved to Dartmouth to be closer to her children. She was a devoted mother. Theresa is survived and cherished by her children, Lynn Francis, Lorain Nightingale and her husband, Richard Smerdon, Glen and his wife, Janel, Diane O'Reilly and her husband, George, and Brian and his partner, Marlene. Theresa is an adored Nana to Katelyn and Beth O'Reilly, Emily Francis, Stephen and Ryan Gillis, and Marlene's son Weston. She is a beloved Grand-Nanny to the sparkle in her eye, Kyla Marie. At Theresa's request, cremation has taken place. A mass to honor Theresa's life will take place in St. Anne's Church, 108 Main St. in Glace Bay on Monday, April 27 at 10 a.m., reception to follow in the church foyer. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Victorian Order of Nurses would be appreciated. Interment will take place at a later date in the parish cemetery. The family would like to give their heartfelt thanks to Theresa's oncologist, Dr. Younis; her long time physician Dr. Fraser, the staff of the VON, Sue and Ruby of Palliative Care, and Trish Keeping for their support and care. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home in Glace Bay. "Not time, Not space...Not even death...will ever separate you from your mother... You carry her inside of you... We love you Mom, Your Family"
BURTON, Lloyd George
89, Latties Brook, passed away peacefully in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, April 22, 2009. Born in Latties Brook, he was a son of the late William and Mary "Bertie" (Hingley) Burton. Lloyd was a resident of Latties Brook all his life. He was a veteran of the Second World War Forestry Corp. serving overseas. Returning home he was employed mainly in woods work, farming and operated his own mill for a time. He was also employed for several years with Corps of Commissioners. A former member of the Orange Lodge, Latties Brook and the Masonic Lodge, Maitland. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Hazel (Hennigar); son, Kenny Burton, New Waterford; daughter, Anne (Phillip) Green, Five Mile River; grandchildren, Jennifer (Derek) Verge, Billy Burton, Shannon Green, Matthew Green; great-grandchildren, Vanessa and Alyssa; brother, Joe, Latties Brook. He was predeceased by daughter, Christene; sisters, Robina, Hazel and an infant sister, Annie; brother, Johnny. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie. There will be no visitation by request. A celebration of Lloyd's life will be held 2 p.m., Monday, April 27, in St. John The Baptist Anglican Church, Latties Brook, Rev. Beverly DeVouge officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. Donations in memory of Lloyd may be made to St. John The Baptist Anglican Church or a charity of your choice.
GILFOY, Joan Catherine
78, St. Ninian Street, Antigonish passed away on April 23, 2009, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in New York, she was a daughter of the late Cyrus and Margaret (Chisholm) MacLellan. She worked in retail in Antigonish for many years as well as being a volunteer in St. Martha's Hospital Gift Shop. She was proud of her Scottish heritage and enjoyed going to Scottish concerts with her sisters, Margie (David) and Loretta. Joan also enjoyed traveling with her sister-in-law, Joyce and sailing with her brother Joe. She was a member of St. Ninian's CWL. She dearly loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who will miss her very much. She is survived by her children, Sheila (John) MacCormick, Bernie (Bev), both of William's Point; Joy (Tommy) Watts, Port Hood; Brian (Cathy), William's Point; sisters: Margie (David) Gillis and Loretta Baker, both of New York; brother, C.J. "Joe" MacLellan, Antigonish; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Joyce Chisholm; brother-in-law, Harold Gilfoy. She was predeceased by her husband, Bernard; sister, Theresa; sister-in-law, Cella MacLellan and brothers-in-law: Gordon Baker and Jim Maloney. Visitation will be in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish on Sunday, April 26, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral m ass will be held in St. Ninian's Cathedral on Monday at 10 a.m. with Rev. Andrew Gillies presiding. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Society of Antigonish.
NICHOLAS, Capt. Anthony Daniel
62, 123 Beach Rd., Pictou Landing First Nation passed away suddenly on April 22, 2009, at his home. Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late Joseph and Ella Mae (Francis) Nicholas. He worked as a fisherman and was involved in Forestry Management. As well, he was an avid hunter, trapper and carpenter in his younger years. He loved sports and TV bingo. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou (Francis) Nicholas, Pictou Landing First Nation; son, Anthony Nicholas Jr. (Jennifer), daughters, Elizabeth Nicholas (Leonard), Angela Nicholas, and Vanessa Nicholas, all of Pictou Landing First Nation; stepdaughter, Lynn Francis, Millbrook; grandchildren, April, Kyle (Felicia), Megan, Renae, Dylan and Alaina; great-grandchildren, Madison and Kyle jij; sisters, Sarah Francis, Jennie Stevens, Jennifer Gould, Mary Hatfield, all of Pictou Landing First Nation; Ann Marie Nicholas, Millbrook; brothers, Noel Nicholas and Durney Nicholas, both of Pictou Landing First Nation; Joseph Nicholas, Waycobah; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by daughter, Cecelia Marie in infancy; sisters, Margaret Rose Francis, Catherine Marie MacEachern, Clara Marie Boyles and Susie Ann Nicholas; brothers, Norman Nicholas, James Nicholas and one in infancy. His remains will rest at 123 Beach Rd., Pictou Landing First Nation after 2 p.m., Saturday. A funeral mass will be held 11 am., Monday from Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church, Pictou Landing First Nation with Father Gary MacPherson officiating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory of Anthony may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements are under the direction of the H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow.
SMITH, Bernard Andrew
65, Hemford, Lunenburg Co., passed away suddenly in Halifax on April 21, 2009. Born in Hemford, he was a son of Norman Smith, New Germany and the late Verna (Wile) Smith. Bernard was a school teacher at New Germany Elementary School for 33 years. During his career he was a coach for several school sports teams. He was also a past member of the Hemford and District Fire Department and Hemford Foresters Softball Team. Surviving are his wife, Kimberly Louise (Mader) Smith; daughters, Melissa Anne (Neil) Marriott, Cayman Islands; Angela Marie (Kevin) Lohnes, Bridgewater; sons, Andrew Jason (Nicole Cook), Bridgewater; Jonathan Patrick Alan, at home; grandson, Alexander James; granddaughter, Allison Melissa; sister, Carol Smith, Pinehurst; brother, Randolph (Karen) Smith, Hemford; many nieces and nephews. No visitation at the funeral home by request. Celebration of Life Service will be 2 p.m. Monday in Sweeny's Funeral Home, 4895 Route 10, New Germany, Rev. Catherine Robar officiating. Flowers from the immediate family only. Donations to Rosedale Home for Special Care.
MUISE, Lenore Elizabeth
94, of Nakile Home for Special Care, Glenwood, formerly of Yarmouth, passed away April 22, 2009, in Nakile Home for Special Care. Born in Yarmouth, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Beatrice (Atkins) Deveau. She was a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 61, Yarmouth; past member of the Y.M.C.A, Yarmouth and she loved to play cards. She is survived by daughters, Betty (Don) McIvor of Ottawa; Joyce Doucette of Yarmouth; Dorothy (Ernie) Hatfield of Yarmouth; sons, Reginald "Reggie", Ron (Carolyn), both of Yarmouth; brothers, Ralph Deveau of Ontario; Paul Deveau of Tusket; sister, Frances Muise of Yarmouth; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Leo John "Bie" Muise; grandson, Scott McIvor; brothers, Amos, Frank, Burton and James; sisters, Emily, Joan and Betty. Funeral services will be held in St. Ambrose Cathedral, Yarmouth, on Saturday at 11 a.m. with Father John MacPherson officiating. Interment in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations can be made to Canadian Diabetes Association or The Salvation Army, Yarmouth. Arrangements have been under the care and direction of Sweenys Funeral Home, Yarmouth.
WHYNOT, Perry William
72, of Ellershouse, Hants Co., passed away peacefully, Thursday, April 23, 2009, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born March 1, 1937, in Morden, Kings Co., he was a son of the late Arthur and Gladys (Jessop) Whynot. Perry was raised by his grandmother, the late Amelia "Minnie" Francis Underwood. Perry was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be deeply missed by all of his family. He worked most of his life as a warehouse manager for Guildfords Ltd., Dartmouth. Perry is survived by children, Brian (Lise) Parker, Lower Sackville; Anna (Michael) Huntley, Truro; Patrick, Ellershouse; Roy (Christine), Fort St. John, B.C.; Jennifer Purcell, Ellershouse; Jennice, Windsor; daughter-in-law, Christine Wells-Parker, Windsor; eight granddaughters; nine grandsons and eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former, Noreen Rose Dempsey and son, Timothy Parker; uncles, Alden and Frederick "Bud" Jessop. Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes - DeMont Funeral Service Ltd., 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, April 27, in Lohnes-DeMont Funeral Service Chapel, Rev. Karen Pearce officiating. A reception will follow in the funeral home's Elmcroft Reception Centre. A private family interment will be held in Oakhill Cemetery, Ellershouse, following the reception. Donations in memory of Perry may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 5161 George St., 7th Floor, Halifax, NS B3J 1M7 or QEII Foundation, 1278 Tower Rd., Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9.
HARE, Clarissa Johanna
91, Harrigan Cove, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2009, in the Birches Nursing Home, Musquodoboit Harbour. Born in Harrigan Cove, March 10, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Maggie (Rumley) MacDonald. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Clarissa loved feeding the deer and pheasants around her home and especially loved her cat Jake. She enjoyed collecting antiques over the years. Surviving are daughter, Kathleen Walker (Bobby), Watt Section; grandchildren, Wanita, David, Heather, Ronnie and Brian; several grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Reginald; sons, John, Donald and Michael; sisters, Mary Ann MacDonald, Alveretta Russell, Bessie Walsh, Viola Turner, Lousie Logan, Maggie Grace; brothers, Freeman, Daniel. Visitation Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., in D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home, 22558 Hwy. 7, Sheet Harbour. Funeral service 3 p.m. in St. Mary's Church, Harrigan Cove, Rev. Kay Knott officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to any charity.
DeWOLFE (Ryan), Doris C.
Daughter of Peter and Frances Ryan, passed away April 23, 2009. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Robert G. Dewolfe. She is survived by sons, Robert M. (Judy) DeWolfe, Malcolm DeWolfe and daughter, Frances M. Wolfe (John Spindler); grandsons, John M. and Christopher J. DeWolfe; sisters, Sheila MacDonald, Marion Cowan and Evelyn "Babe" MacDonald. She was predeceased by brother, Peter Ryan and sisters, Katheline Pushie, Pat Fahie, Marguerite Ryan, Margaret Barnes; also numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held in Dartmouth Funeral Home, Queen Street, from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral mass will be held in St. Peter's, Dartmouth, on Monday at 10 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Halifax Infirmary Palliative Care.
Age 44, passed away peacefully on April 21st, 2009, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Clarkabad, Pakistan, on June 17th, 1964, she was a daughter of the late Shakuntala and Samuel Khan. Roohi came to Canada with her family in September 1975, and graduated from Cole Harbour High School. She lived in Dartmouth for most of her life, and lived in Calgary, Alta., from the summer of 2004 returning to Dartmouth in January 2009. Roohi was a dedicated employee and she worked as a supervisor at several businesses in the local area. She is survived by her brothers, David (Nargis), of Baltimore, Md.; Kenneth (Julie) of Calgary, Alta.; and Brian (Paula) of Alder Point, Cape Breton, and her sisters, Nasreen (Michael) of Dartmouth; Nazlie (Rauf) of Winchester, Virginia; and Sameena (Ali) of Halifax. She was predeceased by her brothers, Derek (Geraldine) of Edmonston, N.B.; and Eric (Roseline) of Easton, Pennsylvania. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews, Jessica, Joey, Amanda, Melissa, Erica, Ricky, Matthew, Joshua, Jesse, Sarah, Kristin, Eric, Derek, Isaiah, Serena, Simon and Samuel, who she spent countless hours with entertaining and enjoying their company. Roohi had a large network of friends in the Metro area and she will be dearly missed by all of those who she came to know and love. We will especially miss her bright smile and her ability to find humor in the events of our daily lives and make us laugh. Roohi's ability to face adversity is something we all admired greatly, and is a model of what each of us should strive for. Funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 24th, in Hillside Wesleyan Church, 50 Ritcey Cres., Cole Harbour.
COOK-LONGLEY, Jemma Daisyanne "Jem Jem" and "daddy's little bean"
Born December 7, 2008, left all to soon. She passed away peacefully at home in Bear River on April 23, 2009. She was deeply loved and will be sadly missed. Jemma was the daughter of Kelly Cook and Ryan Longley. She is also survived by her grandparents Yvonne Cook, John Merlin, Bruce Dunn, and Debbie Longley. Great-grandparents, Gloria and Jim Cook, Marjorie and Douglas Fitch, Joan and Basil Corkum, Donna and Brian Dunn; god father Richard Harmes and god mother Sarah Davies. Jemma was a very lucky little girl to have had so many people love her much; aunts, uncles, cousins, and special friends, all of whom will miss her. Although only here for such a short time she had wrapped herself securely around all our fingers and our hearts. We all feel blessed to have had Jemma as a part of our lives. The special memories we all have of her will live only in our hearts and minds forever. Some people only dream of angels, we held one in our arms. A memorial service will be held Monday, April 27, at 2 p.m. from Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal, Rev. Bob Reid officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery. Donations in Jemma's memory may be made to the IWK Health Centre Foundation.