Florence Edith "Nanny" Brooks
BROOKS, Florence Edith "Nanny" - 70, East Preston, passed away suddenly Wednesday, July 3, 2002, at home. Born June 23, 1932, in East Preston, she was a daughter of the late John and Clara (Saunders) Brooks.
Florence was dedicated to her church, Dartmouth United Pentecostal Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher for eight years and she was a foster parent for 10 years to many children. After working for 13 years for Mr. and Mrs. Harold Searle and helping care for their children, Jack, Greg and Helen, she held numerous jobs until she worked at the Camp Hill Hospital, as a cook until she retired and then went on to work at East Preston Day Care. Nanny was famous for her cooking abilities, always donating her goodies to fund raisers and helping other charities.
She is survived by her daughter, Wendy Brooks-Slawter (John), East Preston; sisters, Eliza and Blanche Brooks, Mary Hellesoe, June Williams; brothers, Cecil (Rose), Clyde (Mayola), Earl (Melvina), all of East Preston; grandchildren, Trina, John, Devin; great-grandchildren, Jontelle, Jessica, Jade, Jajuan; special niece, Elsie; numerous other nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by great-grandson, Jonathan; sisters, Elsie, Eveline, Hannah, Rita, Clara; brothers, Allen, Tony, Gerald, Johnny, George.
Her remains are resting in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, with visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday, where funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, July 6, in the chapel, Pastor Michael Blume officiating. Reception for family and friends in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. Interment in East Preston United Baptist Church Cemetery.
Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations in Florence's memory may be made to Dartmouth United Pentecostal Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 2183, Dartmouth East, NS B2W 3Y2.
James Gillum Reid
REID, James Gillum - 54, Halifax, passed away April 17, 2002, in Halifax. Born in Montreal, Que., March 29, 1948, Jim was a loving son of Mary (Gillum) Reid, Montreal and the late Joseph Reid.
He is survived by loving brothers, Bobby, Halifax; Peter, Summerland, B.C.; sister, Susan (Peter Malo), Montreal; beloved nephew of the late Margaret (Earle Norman) (Toronto, Ont.) and the late Moira Reid. He will be sadly missed by niece and goddaughter, Melissa Reid and nephew, Sean Reid, Halifax. Also by his best friend, Bonita and her children Celine, Robert and Troy, Halifax.
Jim was predeceased by brother, Tommy.
Jim was a long-time employee of Memorial Gardens Ltd., managing branches in Saint John, N.B., Moncton, N.B., Montreal, Que., and currently manager of Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville, at the time of his passing.
Resting in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, with visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday, where funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday. Burial to follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Reception following burial in Atlantic Funeral Home Reception Centre, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII or a charity of your choice. Jim's motto in life, "I did it my way".
Harold William Sarsons
SARSON, Harold William - 78, Dartmouth, passed away February 6, 2002, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late James and Nellie Sarson.
He was a storesman for Dartmouth Marine Slips for over 22 years. He retired in 1988. In 1989, he began working for the IUMSW Local 13, where he remained for six years. Harold was a coach for Port Wallis Westphal Minor Baseball for many years. He enjoyed woodworking, building the family cottage in Pictou and crossword puzzles. He had a zest for life and was a devoted family man who enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchild, Kyle.
He is survived by his wife, the former Marguerite Jean Carroll; daughter, Lorna (Paul) Marshall, Dartmouth; son, Larry (Tara) Sarson; grandson, Kyle, Halifax; sisters, Bertha Delaney, Shirley Sarson, Halifax.
Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, January 8, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Cremation will follow the service. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens at a later date.
Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Dartmouth General Hospital.
Michael Brent Morrison
MORRISON, Michael Brent - 41, Eastern Passage, formerly of Gold River, Lunenburg Co., passed away in his home in Eastern Passage, October 15, 2002.
He is survived by his wife, Susan (Selfridge); parents, Marilyn and John Morrison, Gold River; brothers, David, Rhodes Corner, Lunenburg Co.; Patrick, Halifax; Peter, Gold River. He was a grandson of Elizabeth and the late Brent DeMont, Gold River.
At the time of his illness, Michael was a captain in a Halifax Regional Fire Department.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Halifax Regional Crematorium. No visitation or funeral by request. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society
Sandra Joan Ward
WARD, Sandra Joan - 65, died October 16, 2002, in her Sackville home, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Russell and Marion Harlow.
Surviving are her husband, Edward Ward; daughter, Lisa "Lily" Comeau; granddaughter, Allison Hooper.
She was predeceased by her son, Adam Comeau.
Sandra was an extremely talented furniture and mat maker, folk artist and knitter. She was a true artist. Sandra will be remembered by her family members and countless friends as a strong, loving and funny woman who made the most of life.
Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. -12 noon Friday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday in Sackville United Baptist Church, Rev. Wade Harvey officiating. Cremation to follow. Reception to follow in the funeral home.
Due to severe allergies, artificial flowers only and no scents please i.e. cologne, aftershave, perfume. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.
Lawrence Everett Murphy
MURPHY, Lawrence Everett - 87, Dartmouth, passed away October 16, 2002, in Oakwood Terrace, Dartmouth. Born in Mooseland, he was a son of the late Freeman and Martha (Josey) Murphy.
He served with the army during the Second World War in Italy, Germany, France and England with the Halifax Rifle Corp. Upon being discharged he went on to be a mail carrier in the Tangier area. After moving to the Dartmouth area he was employed at Shearwater up until his retirement.
Surviving are daughter, Emily (Eric) Fralick, Port Dufferin; son, John, England; sisters, Marion Brown, Dartmouth; Madeline Way, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Lee, Mark, Stuart, all of England; Dana Murphy, Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Olive; his second wife, Florence; brothers, Frank, Roy; sisters, Connie, Helen, Florence, Iona.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Burial will take place at a later date in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens.
Special thanks to the nurses and staff of Unit "B" at Oakwood Terrace for their kindness and caring.
Donations may be made to Oakwood Terrace, 10 Mount Hope Ave., Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4K1
Terrel Warren Fisher-Adams (Jenkins)
FISHER-ADAMS (Jenkins), Terrel Warren - Five and a half, passed away peacefully at home in his favorite place, the loving arms of his Nan, Carmelita Fisher. Terrel was born April 16, 1997, in West Virginia, Va., and is the son of Safaira Jenkins, Atlanta, Ga.
He will be forever remembered for his radiant, loving smile, his silly laugh and ability to brighten any room. Even at his young age, Terrel was well-known for his prankster-like sense of humour, and how he would laugh with hilarity at any mishap. Through the best and most difficult of times, Terrel was truly happy and nothing could get him down. He loved life and changed the lives of everyone with the imprint he left on their hearts. He was best at achieving that which was believed to be unachievable. He always kept us guessing and saying "well....that's Terrel".
Surviving are Carmelita Fisher "Nan", Ramone Fisher "Mone", Safaira Jenkins "Mom", April "Grammie" and Charlie Spence, Barbara James "Nannernan", Anika States "Auntie", Alden and Marianne Fisher "Nanny and Grampy", Dwight Adams "Poppa", great-grandfathers, John Adams and Elias States; many aunts, cousins, great-aunts and uncles; special friends, Billy, Wendy and Matt Clayton; his church family, and, not to be forgotten, his best friend, Barney.
There will be a celebration of Terrel's life on Friday, October 18, at 2 p.m. in Emmanuel Baptist Church, 633 Pockwock Rd., Hammonds Plains, Pastor Lennett J. Anderson Jr. officiating. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, 767 Main St., Dartmouth. There will be no formal visitation.
If you can, please bring one helium-filled balloon containing a note which will be released and sent up to heaven following the celebration.
Imminent thanks to the friends at IWK Health Centre for being such a wonderful part of our life.
Terrel is truly a blessing to all who knew him and an inspiration to us all. In lieu of flowers, donations to IWK Health Centre would be appreciated.