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VERNON, William James

Age 84, of Halifax, passed away peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his family in the VG Site, QEII, on May 28, 2009. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late William and Flora (Beck) Vernon. William (Billy to his friends and family) loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, spending much of his time with them. He served his country in the Second World War overseas. On returning to Halifax, he married Mildred Marguerite Walker of Halifax. He worked for DND as a civil in 1984. William "Billy" was also an active member of the Scotia Legion. A service will be provided by Vimy Branch 27. He is survived by daughters, Valerie (Fred) Lanteigne, Donna (LeRoy) Gale, and sister, Marie Eisan; grandchildren, Fred (Coreena) Lanteigne, Tammy (Chris) Lawlor, Lisa (James) Rudolph, Alex (Megan) Gale, Stephanie (Matt) Gale; great-grandchildren, Katie, Hailey, Jenna, Kara and Owen; brother-in-law, Joseph Walker and sister-in-law, Marie Hallett and niece. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 52 years, the former Mildred Walker; loving son, Donald; brother, Ernie Eisan and nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Saturday, May 30, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Burial will take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.

VIETH, Mildred Mae

87, of Halifax, passed away May 27, 2009, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late James and Melvina (Boutilier) Munro. She was employed with Scotia Nursing Home for over 20 years. She was a veteran of the Second World War. She liked to bowl, play bingo and spend time with her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend to all who knew her. She is survived by daughters, Julie (Paul) Carbonneau, Patricia (Brian) Chapman; son, David (Susan) Vieth; brothers, Donald (Anne) Munro; sisters, Patricia (Maurice) Newman, Betty (Jack) Hay; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband, Gordon; sisters, Vina, Christine "Tiny", Jennie; brothers, Art, Basil and Robert. No visitation by request. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Aidan Anglican Catholic Church, 2756 Swaine St., Halifax, Bishop Craig Botterill officiating. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Reception to follow in the church hall. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Special thank you to her sister, Pat and nieces, Tracey and Marlene and dear friend, Ivy.

DAWE (Cournoyer), Jean Margaret

94, of Halifax, formerly of St. John's, N.L., passed away peacefully at home on May 29, 2009. Born in St. John's, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Ada (Taylor) Cornick. Educated at Bishop Spencer College, St. John's, Jean was employed in various capacities and during the Second World War ventured to take positions at the U.S. Naval Base at Argentia, Newfoundland and at the US Army Base, Fort Pepperell in St. John's. After the family relocated to Halifax in 1960, she was employed first with Eastern Trust, then with the Advertising Department of the Chronicle Herald for a number of years. She was a member of St. James Church since 1960 and of the A.C.W. where she held positions as Treasurer, Social Action Secretary and with the Sanctuary Guild. Jean was a long-time sponsor with Foster Parents Plan. She was an award winning knitter and used those considerable skills for the benefit of those served by the Unitarian Service Committee. She was also an avid bridge player. Jean was a gentle person with a loving and generous spirit who always demonstrated her commitment to the welfare of her family, friends and those in need. She will be ever missed and always in our hearts. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon (Serge) Cournoyer; grandson, Shawn and great-granddaughter, Courtney, as well as six nieces and nephews and their families. Predeceaced by her husband of 55 years, Harvey C. Dawe and by her sister, Florence Chard and brother, Norman Cornick. Following a private graveside service for family members at 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, in St. John's Cemetery, Fairview, a reception will be held where all are welcome at 2 p.m., in St. James Church Hall, near the Armdale Rotary, Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice or in support of animal welfare.

ESTEY, Marjorie Lillian

74, Dartmouth, passed away May 29, 2009, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. Monday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saint (Colby Village). Burial to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

MacGILLIVARY, Marie

66, of Glace Bay, passed away May 27, 2009, at home. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of Samuel Billard and the late Angela (Currie) Billard. Surviving are her husband, John; children, Karen (Arthur), John (Denise), and Janice (Jason); father, Samuel Billard; grandchildren, Michael, Samantha and Tyler; sister, Marian Walke; several nieces, nephews and in-laws. She was predeceased by sister, Dolores; brother, Bobby (Betty). Visitation today from 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday, in Holy Cross Church, Glace Bay.

BOUTILIER, Dennis Lawrence

A celebration of Dennis' life will take place in St. Luke's United Church Hall, Upper Tantallon, on Thursday, June 11, from 2-4 p.m. Please join us. The Family

BATES, James Harvey

88, Truro, passed away Friday, May 29, 2009, in The Mira, Truro, with his loving family at his side. Born in Truro and grew up in Stewiacke East, he was a son of the late Carlyle and Blanche (Atkinson) Bates. Jim was a retired building contractor. He served overseas during the Second World War with the 29 Field Squadron, Royal Canadian Engineers. He was wounded in action. Jim was a honorary member of the Truro Fire Brigade and a life member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26, Truro, for the past 63 years. Jim enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He was a very kind and caring man, always joking and making people laugh. Jim was a genuine friend to all who had the privilege of meeting him. His family was his world. Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Margaret (MacKay); daughters, Shirley (Don Thomas), Burlington, Ont.; Diane (Gordon Kennedy), Hilden; Linda MacKinnon (Gerry), Truro; Joan Matheson, Truro; Mary (Dave MacKay), Bible Hill and Heather Bates (Gerard Chisholm), Bible Hill; grandchildren, Donald, Kim, Tammy, Todd, Jamie, Jody, Melanie, Christina, Sherri, Jeffrey and Patrick; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Marie Ryan, Sydney, Cape Breton; Ina (Bert Gibbs), Bible Hill; many nieces and nephews. Jim was predeceased by infant daughter, Shelly Ann; sister, Hazel; brothers, Carl and Floyd. The family would like to give a special thanks to the wonderful staff at The Mira, for the excellent care given to Jim over the past four years. There will be no visitation by request. A Royal Canadian Legion Tribute will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, June 1, followed by a celebration of life service and reception in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, with Mr. Leland MacLean officiating. Interment in Robie Street Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26, Truro, Building Fund or Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.

ESTEY, Marjorie Lillian

74, Dartmouth, passed away May 29, 2009, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. Monday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saint (Colby Village). Burial to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

MORRIS, Ross P.

66, of Port Greville, Cumberland Co., passed away Friday, May 29, 2009, in Moncton City Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Advocate Harbour, he was a son of the late Earl and Emiline (Parker) Morris. He was a loving and caring member of the community and touched many lives playing music for the various churches throughout the community. During his working years, he enjoyed working as a front store manager at Mayfair Foodtown, New Jersey, for 30 years. He later was a caregiver at White Birches, Amherst and Hyland Homes, Parrsboro and was a janitor for the Springhill Campus of NSCC and Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Fox River. Ross had a great passion for cooking and baking. He was truly an extraordinary man and was loved by everyone who knew him. He is survived by his loving wife, the former Helen Burke; devoted and special daughter, Karen, Truro; sister, Jeanie Gilbert (George), West Brook; brothers, Dallas (Loretta), West Brook; Burnell (Doreen), Oshawa, Ont.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Isebelle McCulley; brothers, Wyman "Tud" and Howard. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m.today in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Rev. Donald Hirtle and Rev. Greg Doyle officiating. Burial in Port Greville United Cemetery. A reception will follow in the F.P.W. Community Hall, Port Greville. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to a charity of choice.

DAWE (Cournoyer), Jean Margaret

94, of Halifax, formerly of St. John's, N.L., passed away peacefully at home on May 29, 2009. Born in St. John's, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Ada (Taylor) Cornick. Educated at Bishop Spencer College, St. John's, Jean was employed in various capacities and during the Second World War ventured to take positions at the U.S. Naval Base at Argentia, Newfoundland and at the US Army Base, Fort Pepperell in St. John's. After the family relocated to Halifax in 1960, she was employed first with Eastern Trust, then with the Advertising Department of the Chronicle Herald for a number of years. She was a member of St. James Church since 1960 and of the A.C.W. where she held positions as Treasurer, Social Action Secretary and with the Sanctuary Guild. Jean was a long-time sponsor with Foster Parents Plan. She was an award winning knitter and used those considerable skills for the benefit of those served by the Unitarian Service Committee. She was also an avid bridge player. Jean was a gentle person with a loving and generous spirit who always demonstrated her commitment to the welfare of her family, friends and those in need. She will be ever missed and always in our hearts. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon (Serge) Cournoyer; grandson, Shawn and great-granddaughter, Courtney, as well as six nieces and nephews and their families. Predeceaced by her husband of 55 years, Harvey C. Dawe and by her sister, Florence Chard and brother, Norman Cornick. Following a private graveside service for family members at 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, in St. John's Cemetery, Fairview, a reception will be held where all are welcome at 2 p.m., in St. James Church Hall, near the Armdale Rotary, Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice or in support of animal welfare.

BATES, James Harvey

88, Truro, passed away Friday, May 29, 2009, in The Mira, Truro, with his loving family at his side. Born in Truro and grew up in Stewiacke East, he was a son of the late Carlyle and Blanche (Atkinson) Bates. Jim was a retired building contractor. He served overseas during the Second World War with the 29 Field Squadron, Royal Canadian Engineers. He was wounded in action. Jim was a honorary member of the Truro Fire Brigade and a life member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26, Truro, for the past 63 years. Jim enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He was a very kind and caring man, always joking and making people laugh. Jim was a genuine friend to all who had the privilege of meeting him. His family was his world. Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Margaret (MacKay); daughters, Shirley (Don Thomas), Burlington, Ont.; Diane (Gordon Kennedy), Hilden; Linda MacKinnon (Gerry), Truro; Joan Matheson, Truro; Mary (Dave MacKay), Bible Hill and Heather Bates (Gerard Chisholm), Bible Hill; grandchildren, Donald, Kim, Tammy, Todd, Jamie, Jody, Melanie, Christina, Sherri, Jeffrey and Patrick; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Marie Ryan, Sydney, Cape Breton; Ina (Bert Gibbs), Bible Hill; many nieces and nephews. Jim was predeceased by infant daughter, Shelly Ann; sister, Hazel; brothers, Carl and Floyd. The family would like to give a special thanks to the wonderful staff at The Mira, for the excellent care given to Jim over the past four years. There will be no visitation by request. A Royal Canadian Legion Tribute will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, June 1, followed by a celebration of life service and reception in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, with Mr. Leland MacLean officiating. Interment in Robie Street Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26, Truro, Building Fund or Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.

VINCENT (Turner), Elizabeth Caroline

74, of Cole Harbour, passed away on May 29, 2009, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Westphal, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Hilda (Scott) Turner. Liz devoted 25 plus years to Neima Brothers Jewellers at Dartmouth Shopping Centre. She took great pleasure in playing Bingo and spending time at the Casino. First and foremost, she enjoyed her family gatherings. Her happiest times were when her home was filled with the people she knew and loved. A special thanks to Scott (Sharon) Filian. Liz is survived by daughter, Suzan (Jim) Shortall of St. John's, N.L.; sons, Ernie (Dorothyann) of Middle Sackville; Doug (Johanne) of Fort McMurray, Alta.; Tony (Tammy) of Red Deer, Alta.; Rick (Joy) of Lawrencetown, and Danny of Edmonton, Alta.; grandchildren, Roger, Patrick and Evan, Joey,Jacquiline, Brian and Kayla, Kyla and Tabitha, Vanessa, Melissa and Katrina, Jeffrey, Kimberley and Aaron; sisters, Isabel Walsh, Marg Currie, Helen (Billy) Graham and Linda (Leonard) Guillemette; brothers, Glen (Judy), Mike (Janette), Greg (Bernice), Greer (Colleen) and Terry (Lynn); many nieces and nephews. Liz is predeceased by her husband, Ernest; brothers, Harold, Walter and Robert; sister, Phyllis. As per Elizabeth's wishes, a private family burial has been arranged. A celebration of Elizabeth's life will be held in Elizabeth's home on Monday at 3:30 p.m. Donations in Elizabeth's memory may be made to a charity of choice.

ESTEY, Marjorie Lillian

74, Dartmouth, passed away May 29, 2009, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. Monday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saint (Colby Village). Burial to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

MacGILLIVARY, Marie

66, of Glace Bay, passed away May 27, 2009, at home. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of Samuel Billard and the late Angela (Currie) Billard. Surviving are her husband, John; children, Karen (Arthur), John (Denise), and Janice (Jason); father, Samuel Billard; grandchildren, Michael, Samantha and Tyler; sister, Marian Walke; several nieces, nephews and in-laws. She was predeceased by sister, Dolores; brother, Bobby (Betty). Visitation today from 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday, in Holy Cross Church, Glace Bay.

VAUGHAN, Stanley

87, died May 30, 2009, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was the youngest son of the late Charles Henry and Johanna (Clarke) Vaughan. He was educated in Halifax after which he was employed with Simpsons and Mardn Wild of Canada. In 1942, he joined the Canadian Army and after his release on medical grounds in 1944, he joined the Federal Civil Service. He first served with the UIC and then joined the Department of National Defence at the Naval Armament Depot in Dartmouth. This was followed by service at the Naval Supply Depot in Halifax and the Civilian Personnel Office in HMC Dockyard. In 1969, he took up the position as Base Civilian Personnel Officer at CFB Cornwallis and in 1972, moved to CFB Gagetown in the same position. On retirement, he moved to Conquerall Bank and took up the part-time position as coordinator of the Lunenburg County Rural Housing Authority. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed photography, barbershop singing, woodworking and travel. He especially enjoyed his 12 years at their winter home in Brooksville, Fla. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie (Richardson, Hamm) Vaughan; son, George, Bowmanville, Ont.; daughters, Anne (Robert) Bigelow, Stellarton, and Louise (David) Connors, Dartmouth; and stepdaughter, Veronica Warner, Halifax; special sister, Barbara Shea. Also survived by grandchildren, Johanna (John) Lake, Alison (Andrew) Taylor, Michael Bigelow, Geoffrey (Julie Matthews) Vaughan, Janice Vaughan and great-grandchildren, Katherine Lake and Audrey Taylor. He was predeceased by his first wife, Marie (Delahunt) Vaughan; sisters, Helen (MacPherson) Cole, Mildred Byrne, Margaret in infancy; brothers, Henry, Frederick, Bernard, Leonard, Charles and Arthur. The remains are resting in J.A. Snow funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Dr., Halifax. Visitation will be held Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Lawrence Church, Dutch Village Road, Halifax, Tuesday, June 2, at 9 a.m. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations for masses or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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