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NOVA SCOTIA - Kentville - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 12

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Date: Tuesday, 31 May 2016, at 4:39 p.m.

Mr. Laird N. Burton
1946-2009
Laird Nicholas Burton – 62, of Lockhartville, Kings County, passed away August 10, 2009 in the QE II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Frederick Burton and Dorothy (Parker) Burton. He had been employed with M.W. Graves, Kentville and Minas Basin Pulp and Power – Gypsum Company, Windsor. He had a love of antique cars and collecting coins. He enjoyed music, especially songs from the 1950’s and 60’s. He was an avid motorcyclist and enjoyed meeting fellow cyclists at Wendy’s. He had a great sense of humour and liked to tell stories. He loved his wife, family and cats. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, the former Katherine “Kathy” Spencer; a son, Kenneth, Middleton; brothers, Dale (Mary), Ontario; Frederick (Mary Ann), Avonport; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Jack and an infant sister. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville and there will be no visitation, by request. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 15, 2009 in the Kentville Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, 825 Park Street, Kentville, Mr. Marshall Schofield officiating. Interment will take place at a later date. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Grand Pré Congregation of Jehovah’s Witness, the Kidney Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.

Mr. Wilbur A. "Mick" Huntley
1926-2009
Wilbur Alton “Mick” Huntley … 82, of Scott’s Bay, Kings County, passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Scott’s Bay on December 15, 1926, he was the son of the late Ozrow and Maude (Webbe) Huntley. He moved to Saint John, New Brunswick in 1959, where he lived with his niece Marion (Douglas) Yorke and was employed by John Flood and Sons Construction. He returned to Scott’s Bay in 1977 to live with his mother and was employed with Richard Corkum until the time of his retirement. He was a member of the Union Church of Scott’s Bay, where he had been active with the choir. He is survived by two sisters, Gwen (Philip) Huntley, Scott’s Bay, whom he lived with for several years, until the time of his passing; Norma Ferguson, Halifax; two brothers, Covert (Emily), Scott’s Bay; James (Doris), Centreville; brother-in-law, John Banks, Halifax; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three sisters, Reverend Vesta Legge, Abbie Arnold and Geraldine “Gerri” Banks and an infant brother, Bryant. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m., Sunday, August 16, 2009 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service, followed by a reception will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, August 17, 2009, Reverend June Keddy officiating. Burial will take place in the Scott’s Bay Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to the Scott’s Bay Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.

Mrs. Waunita Little
1922-2009
Waunita Evangeline Little - 87, of Cambridge, Kings County, was transported from her home to be safe in the arms of Jesus Christ on Wednesday, August 12, 2009. Born on August 7, 1922 in New Albany, she was a daughter of the late James and Dorothy (Morley) Farris. She was a veteran of the Second World War, serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a Post Mistress and received the King George and Voluntary Service medals. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Ortona Branch No. 69, Berwick. She loved the Lord and her family, devoting her whole life to them. She used to knit, crochet, make quilts, play the piano and read the Bible faithfully every day. She was also an avid gardener and enjoyed sewing clothes for her family. She is survived by two sons, Wayne (Karen Clarke), Cambridge; Gerald “Gerry”, Cambridge (at home); four daughters, Reverend Virginia (Marvin) DeAdder, North Alton; Darlene (Donald) Corkum, Kingsport; Donna, Waterloo, Ontario; Angelia Little (Mark Fullerton), Beaver Bank; ten grandchildren, Karla Jacquard, Lee DeAdder, Angie Hudson, Richard Little, Matthew Hudson, Neil Little, Jason Little, Shana Graves, Laura Little and Joshua MacEachern; ten great grandchildren, Samantha, Kyle, Madison, Lynn, Taylor, Paige, Shawn, Abby, Troy and Camrin; several nieces and nephews; six brothers, Gerald, British Columbia; Carl, Ontario; Robert (Doris), Prince Edward Island; Dalton and Glen, both of Ontario; Douglas Collin (Sharon), Coldbrook. She was predeceased by her husband, Douglas; a daughter, Alena; a son, Vaughn; four brothers, Paul, William, Phillip and Dean; four sisters, Winnifred, Dorothy, Valentine and Sylvia; three infant children. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday, August 15, 2009 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. A combined Royal Canadian Legion service and funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 16, 2009 in the Cambridge United Baptist Church, Reverend Garnet Parker and Reverend Virginia DeAdder officiating. Burial will take place in the Cambridge Cemetery. A reception will follow at the family home, 204 Cambridge Mountain Road, Cambridge. Donations in memory may be made to the Parkinson Society Canada … Maritime Region, the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Cambridge United Baptist Church. A special thank-you for all the prayers and special angels who ministered, loved and cared for Mom/Nan including family, homecare, Barb Durling, Dr. Don Seaman, the support of the Cambridge United Baptist Church and the Adult Day Program, Berwick. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.

William Walter "Bill" MacNeil
1942-2008
William Walter “Bill” MacNeil - 66, of Kentville, passed away Friday, December 12, 2008 at home. Born in Kentville, he was a son of the late Cameron and Mary Frances (Rathburn) MacNeil. He was a graduate of Kings County Academy, Kentville. He had been owner and operator of MacNeil’s Red and White Grocery Store in Kentville and was also employed with the Department of Highways. Most recently, he owned and operated a boarding house in Kentville. He was interested in sports and especially enjoyed hockey and baseball. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Kentville, where he was active with the Knights of Columbus. He was also a former member of the Kentville Volunteer Fire Department. He is survived by his special friend, Gladys Johnson; five children, Wally (Cindy), Cameron (Lois), and Michael (Emily), all of Saline, Michigan; Kenneth, Sudbury, Ontario; Joanne (Brian) Head, Saint John, New Brunswick; three sisters, Rose Marie MacNeil, Kentville; Sally (Guy) Delorme, Orleans, Ontario; Cathy (Larry) Eaton, Kentville; 11 grandchildren, Todd, James, Katelyn Lee, Eric, Sean, Victoria, Shane, Lauren, Liam, Jody and Koby; nieces and nephews. At Bill’s request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am. Saturday, August 22, 2009 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Father Craig Christianson officiating. Burial will take place in the Holy Cross Cemetery, Kentville. Donations in memory may be made to St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church or to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.

Mr. Eugene Blake Porter
1930-2009
Eugene Blake Porter … 79, of Lakeville, Kings County, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at home. Born in Lakeville, he was a son of the late Blake and Etta (Hale) Porter. In his earlier years, he worked on various local farms. While serving as a representative for the local Liberal party, he met former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau at a convention in Ottawa. He had been employed as a meat cutter with the original Dominion Store, Kentville and grew small vegetables, strawberries, apples, potatoes and grain. He also operated bulldozers, worked at land clearing and operated a rock crusher and gravel pit. Upon retirement, he had his own firewood business. He enjoyed playing cards with family and friends, including a weekly get together on Saturday nights at 8:00 p.m. Eugene also had an extensive cap collection and was an avid Toronto Blue Jays fan. His greatest interest and enjoyment was his grandchildren and their adventures. He is survived by three daughters, Judy Webber, Ottawa; Gail (Paul) Hatt, Lakeville; Kathy (John) Turner, Woodville, Kings County; two sons, Ray (Nancy), London, Ontario; Steven, Vancouver; 11 grandchildren, Brenda, Megan, Tara, Angela, Vanessa, Heather, Aimee, Alana, Ashley, Jamie and Nick; five great grandchildren, Keaton, Nolan, Sydney, Camden and Barrett; a sister-in-law, Florence; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Wineva Foote; a brother, Lawrence; a nephew, Willis. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday, August 21, 2009 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, August 22, 2009, Reverend Gerald Zinck officiating. A private family burial will take place in the Lakeview Cemetery, Lakeville. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.

Mr. Elmer E. Brewster
1918-2009
Elmer Earl Brewster – 90, formerly of New Minas, passed away peacefully in his sleep, Thursday, August 20, 2009 in Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville and is now home with his Lord. Born in Baxter’s Harbour, Kings County, he was a son of the late Harry and Eva Brewster. He was a veteran of the Second World War and was a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Kings Branch No. 6, Kentville, where he had been active with the Sick and Visiting Committee and the Poppy Fund. He had been employed with the Canadian Armed Forces as a Welding Technician. He also worked as a mechanic and carpenter. He pastored in many churches and most recently filled in wherever there was a need. He is survived by his wife, the former Clara Woodworth; three daughters, Bernice (Leonard) Melanson, Gilberts Cove, Digby County; Paulette (Edmund) Read, Weston, Kings County; Marilyn (Murray) Veinotte, Somerset, Kings County; a son, Stephen (Marlene), New Minas; four sisters, Vera Winters, Steam Mill; Bertha Atwell, New Minas; Thelma Ward, Centreville; Phyllis (Aubrey) Hawley, Eastern Passage; two brothers, Osborne, New Minas; Franklyn (Shirley), Centreville; six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three sisters, Neta, Emily and Yvonne. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday, August 21, 2009 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where a combined Royal Canadian Legion service and funeral service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, August 22, 2009, Reverend Robert Billings and Reverend Robert Cross officiating. Burial will take place in the Lakeview Cemetery, Lakeville, Kings County. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.

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