Anna Coffin (nee Robbins)
Peacefully at her late residence with family by her side of Anna Coffin (nee Robbins) of Savage Harbour, age 81 years. Beloved wife of the late W. Douglas "Buddy" Coffin. Loving mother of Albert (Florence), Margaret (Alvin) Jay, Ann (George) MacDonald, the late Henry (Estelle), Bonnie (Leonard) McNally, Joseph (Rita) and Roy (Isabell). Fondly remembered by grandchildren Stephen, Heidi, Justin, Donald, Nathan, Adam, Julie, Emily, Karen, Jeff, Scott, Jennifer, Janet, Douglas, Matthew, Jordan, Kayla, Kelcy, Brad, Chad, Lee, Katlyn, Evan, Jeremy, Melanie and Trevor. Great grandmother of 18 great-grandchildren. Sister of Harry (Ester) Robbins, James (Lola) Robbins and Beryl (the late Gerald) Brady. Predeceased by sisters Lilla (Grenville) Guthrie and Grace (the late David) Pratt as well as an infant sister. Sister-in-law of Doris Robertson (the late Ken Ellis), Lloyd Robertson, Frances (the late Harold) Turner and the late Carl (Faye) Coffin. Predeceased by her parents Percy and Hilda Robbins.
Resting at MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel.Funeral Tuesday from St.John’s United Church, Mount Stewart at 1:00 p.m. Interment in Mount Stewart Peoples Cemetery. Family flowers only, however if so desired, memorials to St. John’s United Church or The Peoples Cemetery, Mount Stewart would be appreciated. Visiting hours Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Christopher Ian Ogg
It is with much sadness that the family of Christopher Ian Ogg announce his untimely but peaceful passing at the age of 65. He was born in Montreal the eldest son of late David and Muriel (Haslem) Ogg. Left to cherish his memory is his partner and soul mate Noella Arsenault, his children Jessica Ogg and Greg Sciortino Monaco, Luxemberg; Alex Ogg, France; Kiki Ogg, and Pandora Ogg, England. His brothers and sisters-in-law, Neil and Diane, Charlottetown; Keith and Vicki, England; Derek and Heather, North Wiltshire; and Barry and Leigh, Charlottetown. His step-children Mitch (Crystal) Cameron, Jeremy (Melissa Long) Cameron, Joshua (Angela Arsenault) Cameron, Candace (Robert Toon) Cameron, all of Summerside. Also survived by his mother-in-law and father-in-law Joseph and Zelica Arsenault and by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Edgar and Pauline Arsenault, Edmond and Corrine Arsenault, Rose and Yvan Audy, Roger and Maureen Arsenault, Norma Arsenault and Ivan Furgesson, John and Marcia Arsenault, Alfred and Diana Arsenault, Paula and Eric Blacquiere and Donna and Kevin Allen. And most preciously his 6 grandchildren Lilou and Eliaz Sciortino Monaco; Kyle, Sydney and Mila Cameron and Cameron Toon. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and his children's mothers Muriel Toussaint, France and Bernadette Solan, England.
Also left to mourn his passing are friends from around the world and especially the very close ones he interacted with, on different subjects, on an almost daily basis. Musicians, bikers, politicians, community minded people, crazy friends and newly adopted immigrants, he loved each one for who they were. Through his passions for music, reading, biking and not least cooking, he touched many people in many ways. A ready smile, a helping hand, a gentle touch, a sense of justice, a British reservation and humour is how he will be remembered by many. His love for butter and cream in all that he cooked will never be surpassed by anyone and many will miss the dinner parties he enjoyed serving.
Final arrangements have been entrusted to the MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel. There will be no public visiting hours or service by personal request. There will be a celebration of life for those who wish to share their stories of Christopher and pay their respect to the family at a later date. If so desired, memorials in memory of Christopher may be made to the PEI Lung Association.
Peacefully at the Provincial Palliative Care Unit on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 of Lorin Panting of Wood Islands, age 87 years. Beloved husband of Margaret “Peggy”. Loving father of Robert (Norma), Gloria and Doug (Maureen) Panting. Grampie to Cleveland (Shannon), Melissa (Colin) Dawson, Ellen, Jack and step-grandchildren Richard (Tamara) Court and Jaime (Kris) Currie. Great-grampie to Marcus, Wyatt and Shamus and step great-grandchildren Kyan, Raylee, Nealah and Malia. Brother of Frankie (Letty) Panting. Predeceased by daughter-in-law Dianne Panting and brother Angie Panting.
Resting at MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel. Funeral Saturday from Wood Islands Presbyterian Church at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Wood Islands Cemetery. If so desired, memorials to Wood Islands Cemetery or the Provincial Palliative Care Unit would be appreciated. Visiting hours Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Harriet Etta Weale
Born in a homesteader cabin on the wide Montana plains in 1919, Harriet moved with her family as a young child to Vulcan, in southern Alberta, where she spent the remainder of her youth. Daughter of an itinerant farm labourer, and the third oldest of seven children, she spoke often of the poverty of her childhood during the ‘dirty thirties’ but also of the strength of a mother who saw to it that all her children completed high school and were exposed to music. One of her favourite stories was of the time her mother received a small inheritance and, over the protests of her husband, promptly “–put on her hat, marched into town and bought a piano.”
It was at this time that she met her husband, Bill, the son of the town policeman, and a fellow member of the church choir. During the first years of their marriage they lived in Luscar, a small coal-mining town in the Rocky Mountains west of Edmonton. When Bill left the mine in 1944 to study for the ministry the family (which by then included two children, David and Leona) moved back to Vulcan, then Calgary, and in 1948 made the big move to Greenmount, Prince Edward Island. Apart from a short time spent in Ontario she would spend the rest of her life on the Island, where two more children, Barbara and Merrill, were born.
Her close association with the Church of Christ, and firm adherence to the teaching of Scripture were central pillars of her life experience. Wife, mother, grandmother, pianist, teacher, friend, public speaker, minister’s wife, pie-maker par excellence and master Scrabble player of the family, she had a lasting influence on the lives of many.
In addition to her four children she leaves behind a sister, Libby, in Calgary, a foster daughter, Cathy Bradshaw, a wide scattering of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and a circle of friends who remember her with great fondness.
Full of years, Harriet died at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Oct. 18, 2014 at the age of 95, several days after suffering a stroke. A memorial gathering for family and close friends is planned for some future date.
Arrangements entrusted to MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel.
Colin Elson MacGowan … 94, formerly of New Minas, passed away Saturday, September 15, 2007 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Veteran’s Memorial Building, Halifax. Born in Hillaton, Kings County, he was a son of the late Burpee and Alberta (MacLeod) MacGowan. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving in Scotland as an aircraft mechanic from 1943-1945 with the 408 “Goose” Squadron. He was the proprietor of C. E. MacGowan Garage, Hillaton and a partner in both Saxon Sales Farm Machinery and Mailmac Motors, who were dealers for Austin, Dodge and Volvo. He later became sole proprietor of Valley Motors, one of Nova Scotia’s first few appointed Volvo dealers. He was a member and past master of Scotia Masonic Lodge No. 28, Canning and a member of the Scottish Rite. He was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Kings Branch No. 6, Kentville. He is survived by a granddaughter, Janis (Greg) Stauffer, Edmonton, Alberta; a grandson, Ian (Deanne) Hancock, Abbotsford, British Columbia; a niece, Judy (Gates) Cohoon, Wolfville; a nephew, Paul (Ann) Gates, New Minas; a brother-in-law, Harold Gates, Canning; two grandnephews, Christopher Cohoon, New York; Jarred Gates, Halifax. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Joyce McConnell; his second wife, the former Florence (Gates) (Armstrong) (Taylor); a daughter, Susan (MacGowan) Hancock; a son-in-law, Dr. Donald Hancock; a sister, Madalyn (MacGowan) Gates. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Monday, September 17, 2007 with a Royal Canadian Legion service to be held at 7:00 p.m. and a Masonic service to be held at 8:00 p.m. all in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. The funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2007 in the First Cornwallis Baptist Church, Canard, Reverend Peter Lohnes officiating. Burial will take place in the Jaw Bone Corner Cemetery, Canard. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or First Cornwallis Baptist Church.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.
James Leonard "Len" Knox
Peacefully, surrounded by his family at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Sunday, February 15, 2015 of James Leonard Knox “Len”, in his 67th year. Beloved husband of Margaret Knox (nee Tomilson) and dear father of Toni (Mike) Knox-Oliver and Lori (Rob) Nelson. Cherished grandfather of Lindsay and Brayden Nelson.
Len is survived by his mother Mary Yvonne Knox-McAllister and his mother-in-law Pearl Tomilson. He is also survived by his sisters Stella (Barry) Gray, Betty (Dave) Foggoa, Irma (Fred) Rosky, Catherine (Dave) Yorke, Bertha (Richard) Power, Claudia (Alan) LaPierre and his brothers Jim (Christine), Paul (Cindy), Floyd (Darlene) and Ray; as well as sisters-in-law Kelly Pilon and Evelyn Knox, brother-in-law Mike LeBlanc and uncle Albert (Lucy) Perry.
He is predeceased by his father Albert Knox, brother Ronald, sister Myrna LeBlanc, brothers-in-law Albert Gaudet and Ron Weisgerber, step-father Claude McAllister, nieces Cheryl Knox, Kathy Gaudet and nephew Donald Weisberger.
Resting at MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel. Funeral Monday from Trinity United Church, Charlottetown at 10 a.m. Interment later in Sherwood Cemetery. If so desired, memorials to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visiting hours Sunday from 2-5 p.m.
Reginald "Reg" J. Angus
On Friday, March 13, 2015 Reginald "Reg" J. Angus of Charlottetown, age 67 years, lost a courageous fight against cancer with his family at his bedside. Cherished husband and best friend of Gayelene Cook-Angus and loving father of Shannon Wilson (Brad), Cheri Chatwood (Jason), Kaitlyn Angus and Matthew Angus (Amanda). Proud Poppa of Dylan, Josh, Zach and Samantha. Brother of Phyllis O'Callahan, Murray Angus (Sandy) and Sharron Kinny (Doug), of Ontario. Son-in-law of Hazel and the late Edwin Cook, brother-in-law of Murray (Vicki), Nancy, Derek (Beverly) and Jeff (Pam). Also adored and survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Doris Maud and Murray Ross Angus of Belleville, Ontario, and brothers-in-law David Cook and Bill O'Callahan.
Resting at MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel from where the service will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. If so desired, memorials to the United Way of P.E.I. would be appreciated. Visiting hours Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m.
F. Muriel "Tootie" MacNeill
November 3, 1926 - May 7, 2015
Service Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
Service Time: 1:00 p.m. from MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel
Peacefully at Whisperwood Villa on Thursday, May 7, 2015 of F. Muriel “Tootie” MacNeill of Charlottetown, age 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Chauncey MacNeill. Daughter of the late Hubert and Hazel (Rafuse) Fraser. Sister-in-law of Daisy Thomson and Lila Cavanaugh.
Resting at MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel from where the service will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. Interment later in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. If so desired, memorials to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Visiting hours Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of service.
Elizabeth "Bessie" MacLean
June 30, 1922 - April 28, 2015
Service Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015
Service Time: 11:00 a.m. from MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel
Peacefully at the Garden Home on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 of Elizabeth “Bessie” May MacLean of Winsloe, age 92 years. Wife of the late William Sinclair MacLean. Loving mother of Sinclair MacLean. Survived by her sister Jean MacKay, brother Stirling (Jessie) Stewart and brother-in-law Phillip Merkel, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Ira and Margaret Stewart, sisters Edith (Ralph) Stewart, Hazel Merkel, brother Robert Stewart, brother-in-law Harold MacKay and sister-in-law Ruth Stewart.
Resting at MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel from where the service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment later in Belfast Cemetery. If so desired, memorials to the Alzheimers Society of PEI or Belfast Cemetery would be appreciated. Visiting hours Friday from 3 to 6 p.m.