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Date: Thursday, 16 February 2017, at 2:10 p.m.

CRASWELL, Mary Elizabeth "Beth"

59, of New Minas, passed away Monday, May 11, 2009, at home. Born in Charlottetown, P.E.I., she was a daughter of the late David and Lillian (MacLeod) Johnston. She had been employed with the federal government as an administrative assistant with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. She is survived by her husband, Albert "Allie"; daughters, Heidi (Gerry) McInnis, Black Rock and Robyn, Halifax; sister, Janice (Mark) Reynolds, Trenton, Ont.; brother, Stewart (Zellah) Johnston, Cornwall, P.E.I.; brother-in-law, Roland Profitt, Margate, P.E.I.; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Ruth Profitt. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, May 14, in White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 15, Rev. Robert Billings officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in Cavendish Cemetery, Prince Edward Island. Donations in memory may be made to The Arthritis Society or the Flower Cart, New Minas. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.

CONRAD, Allison P.

The funeral of the late Allison P. Conrad will be held on Friday, May 15, in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St., beginning at 1 p.m. with a reception followed by a memorial service. Burial will take place at Veteran's Columbarium in Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Windsor Street, Halifax, immediately following the memorial service. We will be leaving at 2:30 p.m. for the cemetery for repatriation services. Margaret and family wish to thank family and friends for their condolences and various expressions of sympathy, as well as your donations to a charity of your choice in Al's memory.

DODGE, Pauline Susan

83, of New Minas, passed away with her family by her side, Friday, May 8, 2009, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Pauline was born and raised in Port Williams. She had been employed at the cannery in Port Williams and at the former Palmeter's Country Home, Kentville, from where she retired. She enjoyed gardening and playing cards and bingo. She is survived by daughters, Juanita and Carolyn, both of New Minas; son, Stan (Carol), Wolfville; special grandson, Stewart and a special great-granddaughter, Stephanie, both of New Minas; many other grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Hilda Bezanson, Port Williams; brother-in-law, Basil (Jean) Dodge, New Minas; sister-in-law and special friend, Dorothy Pelley, New Minas; several nieces and nephews. She will also be missed by her cat, Isabell. She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Carl; grandchildren, Dauwayne Dexter and Susan Dexter. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 15, in White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 16, in White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. Burial will take place in Jaw Bone Corner Cemetery, Canard, Kings Co. A reception will follow in the family home, 9636 Commercial St., New Minas. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Annapolis Valley Victorian Order of Nurses. A special thank-you to Murray Dexter and Marty Dodge for their help and support over the years. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.

BALDWIN (O'Brien), Louise Marie

58, died at home May 11, 2009. Born in Sydney, Louise was a daughter of the late Bernie and Juliette (LeBlanc) O'Brien. Surviving family members are Maureen Coleman of Oakville, Ont./Cape Breton; Sharon (George) Holbeche of Oakville, Ont.; Germaine (Sandy) Marshall of Lunenburg; Kathleen (Tracey) Towill of Dartmouth; 11 nieces and nephews; 20 grandnieces and nephews; aunts, Germaine LeBlanc and Estelle McMaster of Sydney; stepdaughter, Krista (Gerry) Widla and son, Alexander Widla of Brampton, Ont. Louise's career spanned over 25 years in the banking industry. She met and made friends while living in Halifax, Montreal, Hong Kong, Oakville, Australia and back to her native Nova Scotia in Dartmouth. Lou lived life to the fullest. She enjoyed family, friends, live music and a good glass of red wine. Lou's enthusiasm and sense of comic relief would lighten numerous occasions. She was a loyal and generous friend to many and a favourite aunt to all her nieces and nephews. Louise's life had been made especially joyful in the past years by her many friends, work associates and neighbours. Particular thanks go out to Darlene Arseneau and Leesa Goode for their care and support. Our appreciation also goes to the Personal Care Providers, Palliative Care and the V.O.N. Our thanks would not be complete without mentioning her trip to Newfoundland to meet Premier Williams, who went beyond expectations to make this visit the highlight of Lou's final months. Visitation will be held this evening from 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where a memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 14, at 1 p.m. with a reception to follow in the funeral home reception centre. Donations in Louise's memory may be made to your local food bank or The Salvation Army.

LARKIN, Carolyn Arline "Kaye"

73, of Kentville, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2009, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, following a lengthly struggle with cancer. Born in Wood's Harbour, Shelburne Co., she was a daughter of the late Aubrey and Flossie (Pierce) Nickerson. In her earlier years, she was employed as a telephone operator. She attended Kentville Baptist Church. She was a member of Balmoral Rebecca Lodge No. 39, a past member of the Kentville Lioness Club and operated a child day care in her home for 32 years. She is survived by her husband, Hugh; son, Chris (Margo Andrews), Kentville; daughters, Carol Lynn (Bill) Young, Kentville; Tanya Sullivan, Windsor; sisters, Sylvia Nickerson, Barrington Passage; Vesta Mae (Shannon) Larkin, Sherry (Shawn) Sears and Trudy (Fernwood) Smith, all of Wood's Harbour; brothers, Anthony (Helga) Nickerson, Hastings, Ont.; Clayton Nickerson, Bowmanville, Ont.; grandchildren, Andrew, Lindsay, Nicole, Allison, Haley, Emma, Savannah, Victoria and Emily; great-grandson, Brendan. She was predeceased by granddaughter, Elizabeth; sister, Jennifer; brothers, Delano and Darrell. Kaye was a loving and caring person who was more concerned with the welfare of others than for her own. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 15, in White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where a celebration of her life, followed by a reception, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16, Rev. John McNally officiating. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.

MacLEAN, Kelli Leigh

30, of New Glasgow, passed away suddenly on the night of May 11, 2009, at home. She was a daughter of Delbert and Linda (Snell) MacLean. Kelli is survived by her loving parents; sister, Tracy; brother, Darren; boyfriend, Donald; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Born and raised in New Glasgow, Kelli attended New Glasgow High School from where she graduated in 1996, and was a proud employee of the Atlantic Superstore on Westville Road. Often described as happy-go-lucky and full of life, Kelli was never without a smile on her face. She loved and was well-loved by her family and friends, and could always be counted on for a good chat. Kelli could always be counted on when you needed a shoulder to cry on, ear to talk to, or a hand to hold. She will be sorely missed not only by family and friends, but by all who knew her. The funeral service will be held in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow on Saturday, May 16, at 11 a.m. There will be visitation in the funeral home today between 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Flowers can be delivered to the funeral home this morning, and donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or SPCA.

CARROLL, Frank

93, Sackville, formerly of Rockingham, passed away surrounded by his family on May 12, 2009. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Daniel and Nettie (Shaw) Carroll. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving on the HMCS Acadia and also served on the Lady Boats in his younger years. He was a founding member of the Rockingham Volunteer Fire Department and was Deputy Chief upon amalgamation with the city. He was a founding member of the Rockingham Seniors Club and a long- time member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. He retired from the Dockyard in 1981. Frank was predeceased by his loving wife of 62 years, Ella (Martin) in 2004. Also predeceased by brothers, Gerald, Brud, Herb, Ken, and Ralph and sisters Rita, Ellie, Madeline, Kathleen (Sister Helen), and Elizabeth. He is survived by sister, Dolly Gilroy, Guelph, Ont.; his children, Bill (Rose), Yarmouth; Sharon Halbot (Bernie), Wilmot; Ralph (Leona), Sackville; Wendy Kelly (Sean), Sackville; Kathleen Higgins (Patrick), Halifax; Ted (Kim), Halifax. Also left to mourn are 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held in St. Lawrence Church, Dutch Village Road, at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 15, with Father O'Neil presiding. The family wishes to extend thanks to the following people: Wendy and Sean who opened their home and took care of dad for the last five years, to Billy Melanson for his visits and gifts of Eucharist he brought weekly, to Dr. Claire Barber and Dr. Ryan Fisher for their kindness and compassion during his last days of illness, along with the staff on 7.4 of the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Family flowers only. Donations to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), 6136 Almon St., Halifax, B3K 1T8 are preferred.

TATTRIE (Blades), Helen June

72, Truro, passed away May 11, 2009, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Truro, she was a daughter of the late Laura "Bessie" and William Blades. She and her husband owned and operated Carl's Lunch on Willow Street for four years. She was employed at Zellers Ltd. for 13 years and also worked at Crossley Carpets. Helen loved shopping, food, traveling, being pampered and spending quality time with her family. For the past 18 years, she enjoyed spending her winters in Florida. She is survived by her husband of 54 wonderful years, Carl Bernard; daughters, Laura (Ross) Stronge, Truro; Cindy Lirette (Kenneth Blakeney), Cooksbrooke; Ola Tattrie (Robert Fisher), Alton; grandchildren, Shawn (Shelley) Stronge, Truro; Scott Lirette (Krista), Amherst; Amanda (Tim) MacKenzie, Belmont; Stacey (Kenny) Messervey, Truro; Brent and Carli Fisher, both of Alton; great-grandchildren, Kayleigh, Rylee, Samantha, Hailey, Alexander, Zachery; sister, Elsie (Murray) Tattrie; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Winnifred Chapman, Lillian MacLean, Opal Reade; mother and father-in-law, Ola and Stan Tattrie. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 14, from 7-9 p.m.; funeral service on Friday, May 15, at 11 a.m., both in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro with Rev. Andrew Crowell officiating. Interment in Robie Street Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

CARROLL, Frank

93, Sackville, formerly of Rockingham, passed away surrounded by his family on May 12, 2009. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Daniel and Nettie (Shaw) Carroll. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving on the HMCS Acadia and also served on the Lady Boats in his younger years. He was a founding member of the Rockingham Volunteer Fire Department and was Deputy Chief upon amalgamation with the city. He was a founding member of the Rockingham Seniors Club and a long-time member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. He retired from the Dockyard in 1981. Frank was predeceased by his loving wife of 62 years, Ella (Martin) in 2004. Also predeceased by brothers, Gerald, Brud, Herb, Ken, and Ralph and sisters, Rita, Ellie, Madeline, Kathleen (Sister Helen), and Elizabeth. He is survived by sister, Dolly Gilroy, Guelph, Ont.; his children, Bill (Rose), Yarmouth; Sharon Halbot (Bernie), Wilmot; Ralph (Leona), Sackville; Wendy Kelly (Sean), Sackville; Kathleen Higgins (Patrick), Halifax; Ted (Kim), Halifax. Also left to mourn are 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held in St. Lawrence Church, Dutch Village Road, at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 15, with Father O'Neil presiding. The family wishes to extend thanks to the following people: Wendy and Sean who opened their home and took care of dad for the last five years, to Billy Melanson for his visits and gifts of Eucharist he brought weekly, to Dr. Claire Barber and Dr. Ryan Fisher for their kindness and compassion during his last days of illness, along with the staff on 7.4 of the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Family flowers only. Donations to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), 6136 Almon St., Halifax, B3K 1T8 are preferred.

DONALD, Dr. Wallace Owen "Wally"

67. It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Dr. Wallace "Wally" Owen Donald in the arms of his wife and with family members by his side, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax on Wednesday, May 13, 2009. Born on April 9, 1942, he was the youngest son of the late Wallace E. and Annie (Cole) Donald. Wally is survived by his loving wife, friend and soulmate of 19 years, Mary Elizabeth (Guy) Donald, who was his constant source of love, care and support during his battle with pancreatic cancer. Since his diagnosis in November 2008, Wally bravely fought his illness with grace, courage and determination and never gave up hope. Besides his wife, he is survived by his sons, Ross (Susan), Oromocto, N.B.; Neil, Halifax; his daughter, Beth, Halifax, and young grandchildren, Chase and Kathleen, who Wally thought the world of. He is also survived by his older brother, Jack (Marion) of Prince Edward Island, the last remaining member of his immediate family, and by many nieces, nephews, cousins and great-nieces and great-nephews. Wally was predeceased by his sisters, Vera, Rae, Isabel (Byron) Weeks, Jean (Fred) Turner and brothers, Dr. Leigh (Grace) and James (Betty). He was godfather to two of man's best friends, Toby and Odie. He attended Alma District school and Alberton High School, Prince Edward Island, from where he graduated in 1958. He entered Dalhousie University in Halifax and was awarded a Diploma of Pharmacy in 1962. After working for three years as a pharmacist, he returned to Dalhousie in 1965 to complete his predentistry education. He entered the Dalhousie Faculty of Dentistry in 1966, and graduated with his D.D.S. in 1970. He served as a dental officer with the Canadian Armed Forces from 1970 to 1975. He entered graduate school studies in orthodontics at the University of Alberta in Edmonton in 1975, graduating in 1977 and returning to Nova Scotia, setting up his private practice in Dartmouth. In 1979, he joined the Division of Orthodontics in the Faculty of Dentistry at Dalhousie University, where he was an assistant professor in the faculty from 1981 to the late 1990s. Wally was the president of the Atlantic Orthodontic Society, a director of the Canadian Association of Orthodontists, a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Canadian Dental Association and the Nova Scotia Dental Society. He was also a past president of the Halifax County Dental Society. He retired from active private practice in 2002. During his life, Wally loved traveling with his wife, to places throughout Canada, the United States, the Caribbean and Europe. During the winter months, they enjoyed spending time in Arizona, where he made many dear friends, who kept in constant contact during his illness. Like his friends and family across Canada, they sent cards, letters and made many calls of encouragement and hope. All will miss him dearly. Besides travel, Wally loved get-togethers with family and friends, both in Canada and Arizona, playing cards, making his own batch of wine, going to dances, and enjoying life to the fullest. He was also an avid sports fan, who loved curling and especially golf. He was a member of Brookfield Golf Club. Wally and his wife were blessed with kindness from family, neighbours and friends especially during the last several months of his illness. A special thank you to everyone who cared for him, whether it was friends and neighbours who brought food and paid a visit to his home or in hospital, and to his medical staff, especially the Victorian Order of Nurses and Palliative Care staff and the doctors of the VG and Halifax Infirmary sites. Visitation will be held in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Dr., Halifax, Friday, May 15, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Wally's life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, in the funeral home chapel. Cremation will follow. Burial will be in Montrose, P.E.I. at a later date. A reception will follow the service in the funeral home. Family flowers only. Donations in memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.

CROWELL, Justin Chadwick

28, Dartmouth, formerly of Windsor, died suddenly, Saturday, May 9, 2009. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 16, at 2 p.m. in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King St., Windsor, Pastor Craig Faulkner officiating.

JACK, Jean Marie

74, Halifax, passed away May 10, 2009, in the Palliative Care Unit of the VG Site, QEII. She was a daughter of the late Sydney and Priscilla Walker. She is survived by daughter, Linda (Murray) Brine; sons, Phillip (Pam) and Mervin (Christine); granchildren, Darren and David Dares and Eric Brine, Heidi and Jessica Jack, and Colton and Emily Jack; five sisters and three brothers. She was predeceased by three brothers. Visitation will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., with service to follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel, Rev. Carson Baxter officiating. Burial in Pleasanthill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Assocation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. A very special thank you to all of her wonderful caregivers at Northwood Nursing Home. She will be dearly missed.

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