HALLIDAY, Lois Ann
Formerly of Summerside, P.E.I, Stellarton, New Glasgow and Sydney, passed away peacefully in MacEwen Mews Seniors Residence, Margate, P.E.I. on February 13, 2009. She was predeceased by her parents, Woodville and Katherine (Keswick) Ingram, her first husband, Earle D. Sutherland; infant daughter, Erdine; her second husband, Donald W.Halliday; sisters, Elizabeth Noonan, Jessie Macdonald and Janet McDonald. Left with many loving memories are her daughter, Katherine Schaefer (Dr. Paul), Summerside, P.E.I.; sons, Wilbert Sutherland (Jody), Truro; Rev. David Sutherland (Irma), St. John's, N.L.; stepson, Fraser Halliday (Ethel), Calgary, Alta.; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and several cousins, nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate Lois' life will be held in First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow Saturday, May 23, at 2 p.m. Interment in Brookside Cemetery, New Glasgow. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Summerside Presbyterian Church Building Fund through Davison Funeral Home, Kensington, P.E.I.
BLACK (Fisher), Helen Olding
95, Pugwash, passed away suddenly on May 14, 2009, at home. Born in Merigomish, she was a daughter of the late Rev. Arthur and Stella (Graham) Fisher. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Her family were the greatest love of her life, she loved them all unconditionally. She taught school for 40 years (mostly in Cumberland County) and was well-respected by her students. She was a member of Wesley St. Matthew United Church, Pugwash and was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She had also been active with the Pugwash 50 Plus Club. Her great love of bridge, Auction and Parcheesie, played with family and friends helped her pass many long hours. She had lived the last 32 years in East Cumberland Lodge, where she had very much enjoyed her apartment. She enjoyed taking part in the Lodge activities when she was able. She was a strong, kind and loving person who enjoyed giving to others. She will be sadly missed by family and friends. Surviving are her daughter, Barbara Slade (Alex Moore), Amherst; granddaughter, Cindy L. Slade, Halifax; grandson, Wayne R. Slade (Nikki), Little River; great-grandchildren, Siobhah Slade-Newell, Halifax; Leanne (Adrian) Cameron, Victoria, B.C.; William Jordan and Kathryn Jordan, New Minas; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Cecil; son-in-law, William Slade, and granddaughter Valorie Jordan. Donations in memory may be made to the Huntington Society of Canada, the Canadian Cancer Society or any charity. In keeping with Helen's wishes there will be no visitation or services. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mundle's Funeral Home, 204 Water St., Pugwash, (243-2506).
CORKERY (Perry), Marie Patricia
76, Halifax, passed away from her battle with lung cancer at home on May 14, 2009, surrounded by her loved ones. Born in Wellington, P.E.I., she was a daughter of the late Sylvere Perry and Kathleen (Hunt). She is survived by husband, Joseph A. of Halifax; son, Michael J. (Linda) of Eastern Passage; grandchildren, Joseph T. of Halifax; Misty M. of Eastern Passage; sisters, Elsie Silliker, Betty Perry, Una McCarville all of Summerside, P.E.I.; Kay Williams of Granville, P.E.I., as well as a number of nieces and nephews. Marie was an avid Toronto Maple Leafs fan, was also a member of the Fairview Minor Hockey Association and the Fairview Legion 142. She was also a coach in Bantam DIV. Marie was well-known for her love of dancing, knitting and sewing, as well as tending to her flowers. She is loved and missed by all. Burial is set for a later date. There will be no viewing. Cremation has taken place under the care of Donald K. Walker Funeral Directors Ltd. (902-469-5601)
PETITE, Michael Carl
80, Benacadie Pond. It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the sudden passing of Carl Petite, on Wednesday, May 13, 2009, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Bras d'Or, he was the son of the late Art and Rachael (Young) Petite. Carl was employed with the Chronicle Herald as circulation manager of the Sydney area for the last 30 years. He left the newspaper due to illness and decided to do carpenter work which was his hobby and pastime where he made and met a lot of great friends. Carl is survived by his wife of 42 years, Phyllis (Coombs); his children, David (Jacqui), Toronto, Ont.; Kelly (Scott), Lantz; Greg at home; Tommy, Ontario; his beloved grandchildren, Ryan, Matthew, and Taylor, who he loved dearly and enjoyed every minute with them. Also surviving are his sisters, Allie (Lorne) Fahie, Big Bras d'Or, and Nellie (Sonny) Dolson, Toronto. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by son, Kenny; sisters, Marguerite, Elaine, and one brother George. Visitation was held Friday, May 15, in S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with visitation to continue from 12-2 p.m. today in St. Barra Church, Christmas Island. Funeral mass will be held 2 p.m. today in St. Barra Church, Christmas Island with Father Paul Abbass officiating. Interment to follow in church cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, Sydney
HENNEBERRY, Edmund Gerald "Jake"
Born May 31, 1934, on Devil's Island, Eastern Passage. He was the son of the late Edmund and Elizabeth (Williams) Henneberry. Jake died peacefully at home on May 14, 2009, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. He was a lifelong resident of Eastern Passage. He was a commercial fisherman for most of his life and shared the love of the sea with his sons. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, the love of his life, Joan (Preeper) Henneberry; children, Susan (Brian) Young, Lake Echo; Gerald (Carla) Henneberry, Westphal; Lynda (Mike) DeMont, Ron (Dale) Henneberry and Allan Henneberry, all of Eastern Passage; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren who affectionately called him "Sonny"; his only brother, Tony (Pat) Henneberry, Porter's Lake; sisters, Joan Oakey and Ina York, both of Eastern Passage; Marie (Harry) Greenwood, Colby Village; Sister Sadie Henneberry, Sisters of Charity, Caritas Residence, Halifax; Alice MacNicholas, New York; Nora (Allen) Hanzel, Florida. He was predeceased by his parents and an infant son, Donald. Funeral mass will be held Monday, May 18, at 10 a.m. in St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church, Shore Road, Eastern Passage, Father Gerald David officiating. Reception will follow after mass in the Lion's Club, Horne's Road, Eastern Passage. No visitation and no flowers by request of the family. Donations may be made to St. Andrew's Parish Building Fund.
MacBURNIE (Bryden), Shirley M.
Halifax, passed away peacefully at home in Clayton Park West on Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at the age of 81. The daughter of the late Charles Gordon and Jenny Viola (Jodrey) Bryden, she became a registered nurse after graduating from Queen Elizabeth High School, and worked at hospitals in Yarmouth, Montreal (the Schriners) and Moncton. After marrying at age 23, she raised a family in Windsor, Ont., and resided in different locales, including Winnipeg, Man. for several years, before returning to Nova Scotia. She is survived by her husband, Jim, who provided constant care and support during her battle with cancer. Shirley leaves sons, Eric (Irmgard Scherer), Montreal; Ian, Toronto; brother, Gordon (Anne), Kingston, Ont.; sister, Bernie MacIsaac, and her many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brother, Lloyd and sisters, Gertrude Wilson and Ruth Raniere. She loved to play golf and was a member of the Oakfield Golf Club for many years. An avid reader, she enjoyed cooking and spending quiet time with her family. Cremation has taken place and a private family gathering in her memory is planned for a later date. Heartfelt thanks to the Victorian Order of Nurses, the Palliative Care team and Dr. N. MacLeod for the compassionate care they provided. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or a similar charity would be gratefully appreciated.
HARRIS (Silver), Phyllis Marie
59, Owls Head, passed away May 15, 2009, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax, surrounded by her loved ones. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Edgar and Jesse (Romans) Silver. Phyllis was a long-time employee of Hogies Steak House in Halifax. She is survived by her partner, Frank Stevens; brother, Leonard Silver (Pam); sisters, Joy Bruce (Ted), Nanette Thompson (Ken), Karen Ryan (John), and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Willie Harris. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens. A reception will take place at the family home. Donations in her memory can be made to the Lupus Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice.
MOSHER (Card), Lois Grace
79, of Windsor, formerly of Mosherville, Hants Co., passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2009, in Dykeland Lodge, Windsor. Born on April 10, 1930, in Saint John, N.B., she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth Keirstead. She was a former member of the Newport Jolly Senior's and the Windsor Gliders Club. She is survived by her daughters, Carol (John) Wells, Clarksville; Dawn (Andre) d'Aragon, Cameron Lake; sons, Alex (Debbie) Mosher, East Walton; Isaac (Terry) Mosher, Waverley; Michael (Darlene) Mosher, Scotch Village; Robin Mosher, Scotch Village; Peter Mosher, Scotch Village; Richard "Rick" Mosher, Edson, Alta.; 22 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. Besides her mother, she was predeceased by her husband, Basil Mosher (1980); daughter, Natalie Kim Mosher (1976). Family visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King St., Windsor. A private family funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17, in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home Chapel, with her son, the Rev. Alex Mosher officiating. Interment will be in St. Stephen's Anglican Cemetery, Stanley. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Lois may be made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind or to Canadian Diabetes Association.
MURRAY, Gordon Andrew
The family is saddened to announce the death of Gordon Andrew Murray of Dartmouth and formerly of Annapolis Royal on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, in Dartmouth, at the age of 33 years. Born in Annapolis Royal, he was a son of James Harry Murray and the late Jean Carol (Richardson) Murray. Gordon will be lovingly remembered by his father and stepmother, James and Louise Murray, Upper Clements; brother, James (Kelly) Murray, Dartmouth; sister, Dawn (Robert) Bruce, Dartmouth; stepbrother and sister, Stanley and Tina (Justin) Cutler, as well as nieces, Kathleen, Falon, Madaya, Juliana, Arianna and Brianna; nephew, George Whynot, Liverpool. He was predeceased by his mother, Jean Carol Murray (1995); sister, Kimberly Anne Murray (1999). Visitation will be held 2-4 p.m. Monday, May 18, in Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, in St. Louis Catholic Church, Father Tom McQuade officiating. Interment will be in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
McCLEAVE, Kathleen Elizabeth
Born November 16, 1958, passed away peacefully in her sleep with family by her side after an inspirational journey with cancer on May 15, 2009, while at the incredible Palliative Care floor of the Queen Elizabeth Health Sciences Centre. She was predeceased by Harry David McCleave. Kathleen is survived by their children, Harry William and Karin Elizabeth. They have always been her greatest joy. Kathleen was born in Saint John, the daughter of Anthony and Elizabeth Kennett. She enjoyed many things in life including music and travel but was most passionate about the many great people she met along the way. She treasured the time spent with her children, and with her many faithful and amazing friends. Their constant love, presence and support throughout the past year nourished Kath's incredible spirit and attitude. This was uplifting for family who were able to visit. This included her mother, siblings, Susan (David) Campbell, Robert Kennett, Michael Kennett, Frances (George) Fullerton; her mother-in-law, Patricia McCleave, as well as David's siblings, John (Anne Marie), Stephen (Linda), Robert (Lois), Edward (Susan), Meta (Tony Wong). She also leaves fond memories for her many nieces and nephews. A celebration of life, followed by a reception will be held on Sunday, May 17 at 2 p.m. in Regal Road Baptist Church. An internment will be held at a later date in Rexton, N.B. We would like to thank all who have provided such wonderful care, including radiation staff, chemotherapy staff, homecare providers and the palliative care team. As a memoriam, please consider a donation to Habitat for Humanity or to the Palliative Care team, or a charity of your choice.
PURDY, Beulah Adelaide
95, Oceanview Manor, Eastern Passage, formerly of Bridgetown, passed away peacefully on May 15, 2009, in the Manor. Born in Port Williams, she was a daughter of the late Kempton and Ida (Meister) Lantz. Beulah was an avid golfer and was a past member of the Eden Golf and Country Club, the Bridgetown Baptist Church, and the Ladies Auxiliary, a member of the Bridgetown Bridge Club and the bowling and curling clubs. She is survived by daughters, Ena Thurston, Ontario; Betty Ryan (Paul Van Tassel), Eastern Passage; sons, Bill (Karyn), West Paradise; Larry, Ottawa; sister, Eileen Pineo, Dartmouth; 11 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Halsey; son, Jack; sister, Doris Colwell; brothers, Kenneth and Leon. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Monday and funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, both in Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Bridgetown, Rev. Keith Churchill officiating. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery followed by a reception in the funeral home. Donations in memory may be sent to Oceanview Manor or to a charity of choice.
SIMPSON, David Murray
Of Stanley Section, Lunenburg Co., passed away suddenly at the age of 59 at his home in Stanley Section on Tuesday May 12, 2009. On this saddest of days for all who knew and loved him, he went searching for the peace and quiet that he so longed for. We pray to God above that he has found what he was looking for. David was born in Stanley Section on December 25, 1949, at the home of his parents the late Claude and Daisy (Veinot) Simpson. David was always a wonderful worker and provider for his family. He started work at a young age in woods work, then went on as a carpenters helper and continued on to become a full fledged carpenter in his own right, and finally to become self-employed in this profession. David has touched the lives of so many people through his life and work and he was known and well thought of far and wide. He will be so sorely missed by all that knew and loved him. Those of you who were fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to develop a special bond with David will recognize yourselves as individuals that he held near and dear to his heart. May God bless him and keep him in his care for ever more. David is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Hilda (Tufts); and one beloved son, Davey; daughter-in-law, Cheryl (Fancy), and his two most precious little angels, his twin grandchildren, Christopher and Jessica. Also surviving are sisters, Sandra Simpson in Alberta; Sheila Hubley (Ronnie) in Newcombville; Dale Deamond in Bridgewater; Donna Daniels (Allister) in Stanley Section; Susanna Conrad (Ira) in Upper Branch; Juanita Simpson in Stanley Section. David is survived by brothers, Vonnie in Stanley Section; Danny (Donna) in Hemford; and Sonny in Bridgewater. Survivors also include 15 nephews and eight nieces. He was also predeceased by an infant brother Lemert, a nephew Tracy, a niece Edith and most recently by an older sister Diane Veinot. Visitation will be held Monday from 6-8 p.m. in Sweeny's Funeral Home, 4895 Rte. 10, New Germany where a memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. Larry Ehrhardt officiating. Burial will follow in the Epworth Cemetery. Flowers most welcome. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Canadian Diabetes Association.