Dorothy (Dot) Hall
Dorothy (Dot) Hall, 76, of 9 Beach Rd., Lingan, died April 2, 2003, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Reserve Mines, she was the daughter of the late John A. and Dora (Finlayson) MacKenzie.
Dot was a member of Mount Carmel Church.
She was a member with the New Waterford Army/Navy for 30 years and the Scotchtown Pensioners Club and a former member of the New Waterford Lions Club.
Dot was a loving mother and grandmother. Her special qualities were her great sense of humour and outgoing personality. She was an avid bingo, dart and card player and she also loved dancing.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by three daughters, Mary (Brian) Vickers, Lingan, Theresa O'Leary, Lingan, and Carmel (John) Price, New Waterford; two sons, Danny 'Bear' (Pam), Ontario, and Gervy (Marlene), Sydney Mines; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Dot is also survived by her friendly companion, George Jones.
Besides her parents, Dot was predeceased by her husband, Ambrose Hall, daughter, Margie, sister, Evelyn, and brother, Joe.
Visitation will take place Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford (862-6439). Funeral mass will be celebrated Monday at 11 a.m. in Mount Carmel Church, with Fr. Donald McGillivray officiating. Cremation will follow.
Reception to follow at the Army/Navy Hall in New Waterford.
As an expression of sympathy for Dot, donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Dorothy Jean Cochrane
Dorothy Jean Cochrane age 78, of Meadowland Villa, Bible Hill, N.S. and formerly of Amherst died Saturday, April 5, 2003 at Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, N.S.
Born in Sackville, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Ira and Jean (Allen) Kent.
She worked for Dr. Brown in Amherst for a number of years and later designed and opened a family medical center with Dr. Brown at Dalhousie University in Halifax.
Dorothy Jean also worked in Public Health for the Simcoe County District Health Unit in Barrie, Ontario. She worked for the Grace Hospital in Ottawa and the L.A. Animal Shelter in Springhill, N.S. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Dorothy Jean was predeceased by her three children, Byron and Gerald and David in infancy, one sister Dorlo and brothers David, Carl, Neil, Ronald, Eric, Paul, Gerry and a brother in infancy.
Her remains are resting at Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst with visiting on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 1-2 p.m. with funeral service being held at 2 p.m. from Campbell's Chapel with Mr. Leland MacLean L.P.M. officiating.
Interment will take place in the Sackville Cemetery, Sackville, N.B. at a later date.
Donations in her memory may be made to the L.A. Animal Shelter.
Mrs. Cheryl Lynn Thomas (Dunbar)
May 17, 1957 - February 23, 2008
THOMAS (Dunbar), Cheryl Lynn - 50, White's Lake, passed away February 23, 2008, in VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of Margaret (Collier) Dunbar and the late Grant Hall Dunbar. Cheryl enjoyed careers at Via Rail and Nova Scotia Power. She had a deep devotion and love for her family and friends and had a passion for animals, African violets, knitting, jewelry making, and surfing the web. She is survived by her husband, James Hastings; daughter, Melanie Thomas; son, Jordan Thomas; stepdaughter, Heather (Mike) Roach, and stepson, Mitch Hastings; mother, Margaret (Collier) Dunbar; sisters, Debbie (Charles) Anderson and Heather (Perry) Langille, and brother, Grant (Heather) Dunbar; granddaughter, Marie Roach; nephew, Corey Langille; nieces, Danielle and Delisca Dunbar. Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 27, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Memorial service will be held Thursday, February 28, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Atlantic Funeral Home, Father Lloyd O'Neil officiating. Cremation has taken place. Burial will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Family flowers only. Cheryl will be greatly missed but will remain in the hearts of those who loved her.
Mrs. Elizabeth Harriett Stead (Hannam)
September 13, 1940 - February 23, 2008
STEAD (Hannam), Elizabeth Harriett - It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, at the age of 67. Betty passed away surrounded by her family on February 23, 2008, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Harriett and Clement Hannam. Betty was an avid camper, spending her summers alongside Gordon at the Land of Evangeline campground and her winters, snow-birding in Florida. Her hobbies included reverse glass paintings, playing cards, and spending time with her family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Gordon; daughters, Darlene (Barrie) Burt, Debra Hennessey, and son, Daniel (Claudette) Brooking; sisters, Shirley, Audrey, and Ruth; grandchildren, Scott, Alicia, Mark, and Daniel; stepchildren, Mark (Darlene), Jennifer (Todd); stepgrandchildren, Ashleigh, Codie, Dylan and Sara. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Pat Malin officiating. Private family burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. A reception will follow in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The QEII Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.
Mrs. Jean Viola Wadlyn
April 27, 1924 - March 10, 2010
Jean Viola Wadlyn passed away on Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at the Dr. Georges L. Dumont Hospital. Born in Dartmouth, NS, April 27th, 1924, she was one of 8 children of the late Charles and Nellie (Gates) Findlay. Jean was a resident of Moncton for over 53 years. During that time she was involved in the Guiding movement as a Brown Owl, a trainer and a member of the Trefoil Guild. She was a founding member of St James Anglican Church and had been an active member of St Georges Anglican Church for the last 35 years. She was a member of The Imperial Order of the Eastern Star and The Engineers Wives Group. She loved playing bridge and knitting and was rarely seen sitting without her knitting needles clicking. Jean had a love of fine music and supported her children’s interest in music. She enjoyed winters in Florida and summers at the family cottage in Point-du-Chêne with Larry. Jean leaves to mourn her devoted husband of 61 years, Lawrence “Larry” Wadlyn, daughters; Janet Trites (John) of Berwick, NS., Betty Steeves (Chuck) of Moncton, Phyllis Bennett (Richard) of Middleton, NS., a sister Agnes Robinson, grandchildren; Marsha Trites-Russell (Mike), Jenny Trites, Peter Trites, Michael Trites, Carl Steeves, David Steeves (Julie), Ian Bennett, Mark Bennett, Stephen Bennett, as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a sister Marion (Sis), and brothers Bob, Arthur, Charles, Melvin and Bill. Visitation will be held on Sunday afternoon March 14th, from 2-4 pm. at Fairhaven Funeral Home on Salisbury Road. The funeral service will take place at 2:00 pm on Monday, March 15th, 2010 at St. George’s Anglican Church, 51 Church St. Moncton. Family flowers only please. A reception will follow immediately after the service in the Church Hall. Donations may be made to St. Georges Anglican Church Memorial Fund or a charity of your choice. Internment will be in Fair Haven Memorial Gardens. The family would like to thank The Reverend Chris Van Buskirk for his spiritual guidance and comfort. Also, many thanks to the staff of 4F and especially 3C of the Dr. G. L. Dumont Hospital. Arrangements under the care and direction of Fair Haven Funeral Home 1177 Salisbury Road (506-852-3530).
Mr. Edison Lesley Stevens
February 21, 1923 - February 20, 2008
It is with great sadness that we, the family announce the passing of our dear husband, Father, grandfather and great grandfather on February 20, 2008 at his residence.
Born in Glace Bay on February 21, 1923 he was the son of the late Lesley and Phoebe (MacDonald) Stevens.
Edison served with the Canadian Armed Forces during WW II and later was employed as a coal miner with the Dominion Coal Co. working in # 4 and # 26 collieries. Edison was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by his devoted wife Pearl (Seymour), daughter, Linda (Doug) Ferguson, Port Dover, son Eddy (Dawn), Albert Bridge, grandchildren, Bradley, Natalie, Lesley, Warren and Bailey, great grandchildren, Kailyn, Emily, Temeka and Jack. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
Edison was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Besides his parents he was predeceased by brothers, Alf (Hardy), Howard, Ernest and Percy.
Visitation for Mr. Edison Stevens will be in the V.J.McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay on Sunday, February 24, 2008 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral service will be Monday at 2 pm in St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Glace Bay with Rev. Vernon Reid officiating. A reception will follow in the Church Hall. Interment will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney-Glace Bay Highway.
Ms. Helen Elizabeth Shepherd
September 13, 1927 - February 25, 2008
It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Helen Shepherd on Monday, February 25, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Glace Bay she was the daughter of the late Dan and Mabel (Kehoe) Shepherd. She was a member of Knox United Church. For many years Helen was a hairdresser. She was very outgoing, loved trips to Baddeck and was loved by all who knew her. She was the “fun” aunt. Anyone who knew her , knew that she loved her cat, Snowball.
She is survived by her sister, Allison Morrison, South Bar; sister-in-law, Mary Shepherd, Glace Bay; numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
She was predeceased by her sister, Jean Smith; brothers, Bill (Shep), Robert (Bud); sister-in-law, Sis Shepherd; brothers-in-law, Dave Smith, Gus Morrison; niece, Katherine; nephews, Laurie and Alan.
At Helen’s request, cremation has taken place. The family will greet people on Wednesday, February 27, from 12 (noon)- 2pm at the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. A funeral service will be held at 2pm in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Ralph Johnston officiating. Interment will take place in the Greenwood Cemetery at a later date. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.