Sunday, Apr 20th, 2014

Obituaries

Chisholm, Margret “Isobel”

Funeral service for the late Margret “Isobel” Chisholm, 87, was held April 14 in St. Andrews Church, St. Andrews, with Father Charles Cameron officiating. Burial will be in St. Ninian’s Cemetery, Antigonish, at a later date.
Mrs. Chisholm died April 9 2014, in the R. K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Vanda Chisholm and Katy Gillis. Music was provided by James MacPherson, Ellen MacIntyre and Paula MacQuarrie.
Active pallbearers were Marcie MacQuarrie, Jimmy MacDonald, Douglas Chisholm, Colin Chisholm, Nathan Langley and Joey Gillis.
Honorary pallbearer was William Xavier Gillis.
Born November 15, 1926, she was a daughter of the late John Hugh and Mary (MacLean) Gillis.
She is survived by son, Fred (Vanda), Antigonish; four daughters, Mary Ann, Antigonish, Darlene (Debbie), Bon Accord, Alberta; Carol (Ken), Country Harbour; Jeanette (John), Antigonish; three grandsons, Douglas, Colin, Nathan; sister, Jennie Macquarrie, Arisaig, Antigonish Co.; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Bernard; son, Douglas; sister, Marie; four brothers, Ronald, Hugh Duncan, Joe, John Alex.
Online condolences: www.MacIsaacs.ca

Delorey, Kenneth Joseph

Funeral service for the late Kenneth Joseph Delorey, 46, Monastery, Antigonish County, was held April 12 in St. Peter’s Church, Tracadie, with Father John Barry officiating, assisted by Deacon Art Riley. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery at a later date.
Mr. Delorey died April 7, 2014, at home.
Reader at the funeral Mass was Terry White. David Delorey and Ryan Farrow presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by St. Peter’s Church Choir.
Urn bearer was Elizabeth Delorey.
Born in Antigonish, he was a son of Theresa (Gillis) Delorey and the late Francis William Delorey. He was employed as a seasonal worker at BST Lobster Sales in Auld’s Cove. He enjoyed fishing, singing and playing the guitar. He was an avid fan of the Toronto Maple Leaf and Blue Jays.
Besides his mother, he is survived by four brothers, Frank Cole Harbour; Bernie, Tracadie; David (Cindy), Chilliwack, British Columbia; Carl, Monastery; six sisters, Genny Sawicki, Lawrencetown; Rose (Ali Zarabi), Montreal; Heather, Lawrencetown; Elizabeth (Michael Sherar), Halifax; Mary (Greg Farrow), Bedford; Karen (A.J.) Lee, Malaysia; five nephews; three nieces.
He was predeceased by two sisters, Mary Margaret, Genevieve; brother, Michael.
Online condolences: www.clcurry.com

Tracey, Bonnie Jean

Funeral service for the late Bonnie Jean Tracey, 41, Havre Boucher, was held April 11 in St. Paul’s Church, Havre Boucher, with Father Allan MacPhie officiating, assisted by Deacon Berkley Guthro. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. Tracey died April 7, 2014, at home.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Diane Fitzpatrick and Linda Arsenault. Laura Jo Tibbo, Rhonda Rennie and Tara Burns presented the offertory gifts. Eucharistic ministers were Andy Stewart and Debbie White. Music was provided by organist Sandra Hanlon, St. Paul’s Parish Choir and soloist Anita DeCoste.
Pallbearers were Steven Bennett, Paul DeCoste, Rodney LeVangie, Gordie Snook, Glenn Pelrine, David Crowell, Mark Radford and Jason MacMillan.
Born September 12, 1972, she was a daughter of Vaughan (Leona) Brow and Gail (Paul) Lukeman.
She is survived by her husband, Brian; two children, Cassie, Callee; three sisters, Charmaine (Steve Cameron), Tammy (Richard) Melong, Kerri Lynn (Darryl MacPherson); brother, Jeremey; 18 nieces and nephews, Kayla, Katie, Mia, Melanie, Terry, Maci, Masen, Ryan, Dylan, Mitchell, Kaylan, James, Darci, Bailey, Cade, Morgan, Seela, Alex.
Online condolences: www.greensfuneralhome.ca

Bennett, Pamela Dale

Pamela Dale Bennett, 62, Barneys River, Pictou County, died April 5, 2014 in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.
Born February 1, 1952, in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Jean McNeil (Hunt). She worked most of her life at Maritime Medical Care. She had a passion for the outdoors, and was an avid trap shooter. Pam was always a fun loving and very caring person. She would light up a room whenever she was in it. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Ralph Bennett; two sons, Christopher Bennett, Halifax; Patrick Bennett, Barney’s River; two grandchildren, Benjamin and Zachery Bennett; five brothers, Maurice Hunt, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; Doug Hunt (Betty), Lake Echo; Tommy Coates (Maxine), Harriestfield; Robert Coates, St. Stephen, New Brunswick; Billy Coates, Dartmouth; three sisters, Marilyn Roberts (Ken), Westphal; Lois McSweeney (Sean), Hatchet Lake; Cheryl Futotto, Moose Jaw; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by Doug and Stella Hunt; brother, Bill Hunt.
Online condolences: www.MacIsaacs.ca

MacPhee, Claire Patricia

Claire Patricia MacPhee, 69, River Bourgeois, died April 8, 2014.
She is survived by sister, Rachel Davidson, River Bourgeois, brother, Peter MacPhee, Antigonish; six nieces and nephews, Debbie, Verna, Harold, Alex, Maurice Blaise.
Born March 17, 1945 in River Bourgeois, she was the youngest daughter of the late Alexander and Mary Ellen (Thibeau) MacPhee.
Online condolences: www.greensfuneralhome.ca

Richard, Leo Bernard

A memorial service for the late Leo Bernard Richard, 99, Charlos Cove, Guysborough County, was held April 7 in St. Joseph Church, Charlos Cove, with Father Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mr. Richard died April 2, 2014, in R. K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish.
Born in Charlos Cove, he was a son of the late Jeffery and Susan (Pellerin) Richard. He was a veteran. He worked for Maritime Packers for many years. For 13 years, he was a rural mail carrier. He gave many years of volunteer work to his church and community. He was a man of great faith and prayed the rosary daily.
He is survived by his daughter, Carol (Paul) Munroe, Beaver Bank; son, Dwight, Halifax; five grandchildren, Sonia, Todd (Karen) Richard, Richard (Tara) Munroe, Michelle Munroe, Jenna Munroe, five great grandchildren, Vanessa, Maia, Ben, Nathaniel, Tyler; two sisters, Sister Marie Theresa Richard, csm, Sister Anita Richard, csm, Bethany, Antigonish; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Victoria Richard; son, Ronnie; four brothers, Willie, Tommie, Leonard, Francis; sister, Elsie.
Online condolences: www.gwgiffin.com

MacEachern, Mary “Rita”

Funeral service for the late Mary “Rita” MacEachern, 87, Monastery, Antigonish County, was held March 31 in St. Peter’s Church, Tracadie, with Father John Barry officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. MacEachern died March 27, 2014, in Milford Haven Home for Special Care in Guysborough.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Danna MacEachern, Janelle Boucher and Tammy MacEachern. Bethany Boucher, Megan MacEachern and Fiona MacEachern presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by Tyrus Wallace.
Pallbearers Tyler Boucher, Justin MacEachern, Brennon MacEachern, Ryan MacEachern, Nathan MacEachern and Ian MacEachern.
Born in Boylston, Guysborough Co., she was a daughter of the late Joe and Charlotte (Cook) Grant of Boylston. She belonged to the Foster Parents Association of NS for more than 40 years and raised many children. She was a charter member of the St. Peter’s Parish CWL, Tracadie. She was an animal lover who enjoyed card plays, bingo, spending time at the camp, fiddle music and many shopping trips to KTV. She spent the last six years at Milford Haven.
She is survived by seven sons, Ray (Diane), Havre Boucher; Grant, Moncton, New Brunswick; Allen (Carol), Stellarton; Cedric, Monastery; Donald, Mississauga; Jim (Gizelle), Greg (Sarah), Monastery; daughter, Madonna (Tony) Boucher, Monastery; 19 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Leo; son, Bernie; two daughters-in-law, Diane, Ethel, four sisters, Theresa “Bookie” Levy, Nita Uloth, Pearl Grant, Gertrude DeCoste; stepbrother, Earl Peart.
Online condolences: www.clcurry.com

Mosher, Ellen Catherine

A graveside service for the late Ellen Catherine Mosher, 74, will be held May 12, at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax.
Mrs. Mosher died April 1, 2014, at Victoria General Hospital.
Born December 1, 1939, in Canso, Guysborough County, she was a daughter of the late George and Mary (Carter) Casey.
She is survived by five children, Robert, British Columbia; Cheryl Croxen, Dartmouth; Wilson (Charlene), Dale, Darren (Melanie), all of Halifax; 10 grandchildren;numerous great-grandchildren; sister, Blanche Richardson, Canso; three brothers, Freeman Casey, Canning; Art Casey (Joyce), Dartmouth, Lawrence Casey, Canso.
She was predeceased by her husband, George Mosher; daughter, Denise, in infancy, several brothers and sisters.

MacInnis, Daniel “Blaise”

Funeral service for the late Daniel Blaise MacInnis, 63, R. K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish, formerly of Cape George Point, Antigonish County, was held April 4 in Holy Rosary Church, Ballantynes Cove, with Father Evo DiPierro officiating, assisted by Father Angus MacGillivray, Father Gerard MacInnis and Deacon Art Riley. Burial will be in the parish cemetery at a later date.
Mr. MacInnis died April 1, 2014, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Shirley Brown and Marsha Purcell. Eucharistic minister was Hugh MacInnis. Music was provided by James MacPherson.
Pallbearers were Joe MacInnis, Leroy MacInnis, Duncan MacInnis, Bernie Falkenham, Mark MacInnis and Bert Fougere.
Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late Mark and Isabel (MacInnis) MacInnis. A man of great faith and tremendous courage, he was an inspiration to all who knew him. He enjoyed life to the fullest, despite his disability from birth and the many obstacles that he faced along the way. He loved playing crib, country music, singing at the R. K. Nursing Home, and his daily Tim Hortons coffee. He spent the last six and one half years at the nursing home.
He is survived by two sisters, Martha MacInnis, Antigonish; Hilma (Bert) Fougere, Linwood; brother, Hughie (Mary), Cape George Point; four nieces and three nephews; special great niece, Isla May.
Online condolences: www.MacIsaacs.ca

Doyle, Kevin Thomas

Funeral service for the late Kevin Thomas Doyle, 61, Erinville, Guysborough County, was held April 5 in St. Thomas Church, Salmon River, with Father Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery at a later date.
Mr. Doyle died April 1, 2014.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Roseanne Hanifen, Mark Doyle and Sheila-Anne MacIsaac. Nancy and Aaron MacDonald presented the offertory gifts. Eucharistic ministers were Rod MacDonald and Roy Lawlor. Music was provided by St. Thomas Church Choir, Kim MacDonald, Cindy Malcolm, Brad Doyle, Michael Doyle and Tommy Hanifen.
Active pallbearers were Jim Hanifen, Terry Boudreau, Mike Morrison, David Chisholm, Timothy Doyle and Jonathan MacDonald.
Honourary pallbearers were Ronnie Doyle, Robert Hanifen, Kenneth Long, Jack Hanifen, Jimmy Sinclair, Mike O’Connor and Leo Morrison.
Born in Antigonish, he was a son of Rose (Kelly) Doyle and the late Arthur Doyle. He was a self-employed trucker and Christmas tree grower. He previously worked as a mechanic and bus driver for Guysborough School Board. He was a valued and active member of Erinville and District Fire Department for many years.
Besides his mother, he is survived by his fiancé, Doreen Boudreau; two sisters, Marguerite (Gordon) Barker, Antigonish; Carmel (Anthony) Benoit, Pomquet; two brothers, Henry (Cecile), North Grant; Bernie, Halifax; nieces and nephews; Doreen’s children, Amanda (Jon) MacDonald, Terry Boudreau.
He was predeceased by brother, Edward.
Online condolences: www.clcurry.com

Jones, Joice Arnold

A memorial service for the late Joice Arnold Jones, 76, Yarmouth, was held March 20 in Huskilson’s Memorial Chapel, Yarmouth. Burial was in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery.
Mr. Jones died March 18, 2014 at home.
Born March 31, 1937, in Guysborough, he was a son of the late Thomas Jones and Mary “Mammie” Rumley. He lived most of his life in Guysborough County and the town of Yarmouth. He was a self-taught mechanic and in earlier days was a truck driver. He enjoyed playing guitar and working on cars.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Doris C. (McCall); five daughters, Leona (Robert) Larkin, Yarmouth; Barbara (Barret) Jones, Timberlea; Mary (Steven) Jones-Riley, Livi Jones, all of Halifax; Joyce (Walter) Smith, Goldboro, Guysborough County; son, Thomas Jones, Ottawa; 14 grandchildren, Michael, Cory, Marcie, Matlock, Justin, Coady, Lisa, Jayde, Taylor, Morgan, Riley, Martina, Haley, Carter; several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara Dean, Marie (Richard) Hodge, Dartmouth; two brothers, Wayne (Brenda) Dort, Eastern Passage; Roger (Sandra) Dort, Port Dufferin; former wife and mother of his children, Gladys Fanning, Goldboro; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his stepfather, Roy Dort; brother, Wilson Dort.
Online condolences: www.huskilson.net

Wills, Muriel Bernadette

A memorial service for the late Muriel Bernadette Wills, 68, Halifax, was held April 4 in St. Benedict Parish with Father Michael Grace officiating. Burial was in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Mrs. Wills died March 29, 2014, in the VG Site, QEII Halifax.
Born in Charlos Cove, Guysborough County, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary (Richard) Benoit. She retired after spending 31 years employed as a PCW at Shannex Maplestone, formerly Fairview Villa. She enjoyed music, dancing and day trips.
She is survived by two daughters, Shelley (Andrew) Ross, Susan (Michael) Sherwood, Halifax; three grandchildren, Taylor Ross, Grace and Owen Sherwood; special niece, Gail (Derek) Taylor, Debert; honorary grandson, Aaron Taylor; brother, Gus (Joan) Benoit, Halifax; sister, Shirley (Lorne) Webber, Charlos Cove; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harold Richard Wills; son, Richard William Wills.
Online condolences: www.jasnowfuneralhome.com

Delaney, Elaine

Elaine Delaney, 62, Sydney, died March 31, 2014.
Born April 8, 1951, in Margaree, she was a daughter of Beatrice Delaney, Cheticamp, and the late William Delaney. She is survived by two sons, Roger (Michelle) Matheson, Victoria Mines; Mark (Charmaine) Matheson, Sydney; two grandchildren, Ian, Brooke; four sisters, Paula (Bill) Haley, Margaree; Gloria (Ed) Matthews, Burlington, Ontario; Cheryl MacLean, Antigonish; Marlene Bond, Canso; brother, Ambrose (Cathy) Delaney, Sydney; seven nieces and nephews, Pamela and Andrew (Chrissy) Haley, Ashley Matthews, Lisa, Gregory, and Danielle Delaney; special friend, Shirley MacDougall, Sydney.
She was predeceased by birth parents, Peggy Fraser and Francis Delaney.
Online condolences: www.twcurry.com

Day, Corinne Marie

Funeral service for the late Corinne Marie Day, 101, Glen Haven Manor, formerly of Stellarton Road, New Glasgow, was held March 29 in Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church with Father Peter MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery at a later date.
Mrs. Day died March 24, 2014, in the Manor.
Born in Campbellton, New Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Lazare and Marie (Levesque) Roy. She was an avid card player and enjoyed needle point, sewing, knitting and crocheting. She was a strong willed individual which allowed her to remain in her own home until age 98.
She is survived by her daughter, Betty MacDonald, Antigonish; four grandchildren, Ronnie, Bobby, Michelle, Lenore; five great grandchildren, Siobhan, Kali, Grace, Ava, Grayson; two sisters, Carmel Roy, Campbellton, N.B.; Anita Ockerden, Acton, Ontario; brother, Charlie, Ont.
She was predeceased by her husband, Robert; son, Father Robert “Bob”; two sisters, Eva Watt, Rita Belliveau; two brothers, Norman, Gordon; son-in-law, John D. MacDonald.
Online condolences: www.rhporter.ca

Chisholm, Eileen Claire

Funeral service for the late Eileen Claire Chisholm, 97, R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, formerly of Post Road, Antigonish, was held March 24 in the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home Chapel with Deacon Art Riley officiating. Music was provided by Margaret MacGregor MacDonald.
Miss Chisholm died March 20, 2014, in the nursing home.
Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Florence (MacPherson) Chisholm. She worked for a number of years at Mills Bros. in Halifax. She was a member of St. Ninian’s Parish.
She is survived by her sister Nan McCullam, Antigonish; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Harold, Colin; sister, Geraldine Cormier.
Online condolences: www.clcurry.com

Steeves, Freda J.

Funeral service for the late Freda J. Steeves, 93, R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish, formerly of Moncton, was held March 31 in Tuttle Brothers Memorial Chapel, Moncton, with Reverend Ron Maund officiating.
Mrs. Steeves died March 23, 2014, in the nursing home.
Born December 30, 1920, in Lewis Mountain, she was the daughter of the late Oliver K. and Lela Louise (Ripley) Duncan. She was a member of the T. Eaton Co., working in the sales department, a member of the Central United Church, a member of the CNR Pensioneers, past president of the Grand Int. Aux. Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, a life member of the UCW (Dr. Alice Harrison Unit), a member of the Scout Mothers Auxillary,plus she taught Sunday school in earlier years.
She is survived by two sons, Robert “Bob” Donald (Judy), Glen Haven; Brian Richard (Stacey), Lanark, Antigonish County; four grandchildren, John Steeves (Sparkle), Spruce Grove, Alberta; Jennifer Kelsie (Trevor), Dartmouth; Oliver Steeves (Kara Kilfoil), Calgary, Alta.; JJ Ina Steeves (Matthew Morgan), Halifax; great-grandchildren, Paige and Jackson Kelsie, Dartmouth; Charlotte, Beckett and Ellen Steeves, Calgary, Alta.; three step great-grandchildren, Dominic, Travis and Brittania Dowhaniuk, Spruce Grove, Alta.; brother, Walter Duncan; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Donald Lawrence Steeves; nine brothers, Ormond, Wendell, Raymond, Robert, Thornton E., Delbert A., Roy R., twins, Ernest and Morley, in infancy; three sisters, R. Eva Lewis, Martha Simons, Mona Smith.
Online condolences: www.tuttlefuneralhome.ca

MacEachern, Mary “Margaret”

Funeral service for the late Mary “Margaret” MacEachern, 92, R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish, was held March 28 in St. Lawrence Parish Church, Mulgrave,with Father Allan MacPhie officiating, assisted by Father Conrad Edwards, Father Bedford Doucette, Deacons Berkley Guthroy Lorne MacNeil and Art Riley. Burial will be in Pictou at a later date.
Mrs. MacEachern died March 22, 2014, in the nursing home.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Jennifer Sampson, Patrick Purcell and Carol MacEachern. Alice Scott and Lorraine Murphy presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by St. Lawrence/Ecumenical choir and violinist Julie Murphy.
Pallbearers were Joe Brennan, Shane Brennan, Lawrence Chisholm, Michael Chisholm, John DeCoste and Joe Praught.
Born on August 7, 1921, in Inverness, she was the eldest daughter of the late Daniel and Florence (MacLellan) Chisholm. She grew up in the depression years in Inverness. Her faith was important in particular attending morning mass and singing in the choir at Stella Maris Parish, Inverness. The family moved to Pictou during the war years, where her father worked in the shipyard. After the death of her husband in 1970, she moved to Auld’s Cove to provide her family with new opportunities. She loved to go to bingo. She enjoyed fiddle and Scottish music and going to bingo.
She is survived by three daughters, Jessie (Deacon Berkley) Guthro, Port Hawkesbury; Christine (Edward) Purcell, Antigonish; Ann (Raymond) Cogswell, Evanston; four sons, Francis (Brenda), Whiteside; James (Kelly), Halifax; Joseph (Cynthia), Dartmouth; Daniel (Carol), Auld’s Cove; 23 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Chrissie (Joseph) Wood, Auld’s Cove; Florence Brennan, Mulgrave; brother, Earl Chisholm, Port Hawkesbury; two sisters-in-law, Mary McGuire, Saint John, New Brunswick; Rose Chisholm, Long Point; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Neil Joseph “Joe” MacEachern; sister, Catherine “Kaye” (Leo) MacDonald; four brothers, John Donald (Jean) Chisholm, Andrew (Betty) Chisholm, John William Chisholm, Alexander Lawrence Chisholm; brother-in-law, George Brennan; sister-in-law, Elsie Chisholm.
Online condolences: www.haverstocks.com

Crispo, Thelma Elizabeth

Funeral services for the late Thelma Elizabeth Crispo, 89, Lower South River, Antigonish County, was held March 29 in St. Andrews Church, St. Andrews, with Father Bill Crispo officiating, assisted by Father Charles Cameron and Father Allen MacPhie. Burial will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Havre Boucher, at a later date.
Mrs. Crispo died March 26, 2014, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Theresa MacEachern, Abigail Crispo and Mary Chisholm. Antoinette MacIntosh, Gertie McCarron, Paula MacDonald and Mary Purcell presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by Ty Wallace. Members of St. Andrews CWL formed an honour guard.
Pallbearers were David Crispo, Daniel Landry, Robert Crispo, Derrick Landry, Alan Dwyer and Michael Monteiro.
Born in Havre Boucher, she was a daughter of the late Wallace and Elizabeth (Fougere) Landry. She was a long-time member of St. Andrew’s Parish CWL. She was an avid card player and was a familiar face at the dances throughout the community. She loved to travel and very much enjoyed the company of her family and many friends. She also loved to bake bread on a daily basis.
She is survived by her son, Gerard (Sandra), Fredericton; granddaughter, Abigail; grandson, David; two brothers, Wilfred, Joseph “Sonny”, both of Havre Boucher.
She was predeceased by her husband, Eldred “Buster”; 2 brothers, Jerome, William.
Online condolences: www.clcurry.com

Mattie, Clarence

A graveside service for the late Clarence Mattie, 87, Welland, Ontario, was held March 29 at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Mr. Mattie died March 24, 2014, in Oakwood Park Lodge, Niagara Falls.
Born in Mattie Settlement, he was a son of the late Arthur Norman and Mary Jane (DeWolfe) Mattie.
He is survived by six daughters, Diane (Earl) Tobias, Claire Mattie (Serge Alcide), Anita (Donald) Rousson, Lynn Mattie, Pauline Mattie (Nigel Ribchester), Louise Mattie; son, Ronald (Joanne) Mattie; their mother, Thérèse Mattie; 10 grandchildren, Allan (Becky), Michael (Nicole), Daniel (Brigitte), Chad (Sarah), Ronnie-Kay (Todd), Kimberly (Mike), Nathan, Julie (Mario), Kelly (David), Christina; 10 great grandchildren; three brothers, Clifford, Afton, Antigonish County; Mike (Gisele), Welland, Ont.; Harold (Sarah), Halifax; sister, Rose Marie Boyle, Antigonish; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by five sisters, Mary Josephine, Lucy Ann Landry, Lena Mae, Theresa Charlotte, Hilda Elizabeth; three brothers, Leonard, Arthur, Eugene.

Hadley, Hortense Elizabeth

Funeral service for the late Hortense Elizabeth Hadley, 86, was held March 29 in St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Mulgrave, with Father Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. Hadley died March 23, 2014, in the RK MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish.
Born July 5, 1927, in Mulgrave, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Marcella (Leet) Moore. She was a 47 year member of the Catholic Women’s League. She had great faith and enjoyed singing in the church choir, often doing solos. She loved to yodel and to dance, especially with her sons. She enjoyed storytelling and playing cards. She loved to swim and did so into her 80s. She could often be found out for a walk with her grandchildren, picking berries, sitting on the step with her husband or cheering for her favorite baseball team, the Toronto Blue Jays.
She is survived by two daughters, Millie MacKinnon, Gwen (Ernest) Peebles; eight sons, Tom (Lorraine), Jim (Mary), Ralph (Beryl), Stephen (Lana), Darrell (Debbie), Michael (Valerie), all of Mulgrave; Eric (Liz), Truro; Brad (Paula), Halifax; 26 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Isabelle MacEachern, Cape George; Cecelia Bouchie, R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harry; granddaughter, Nicole Peebles; three sisters, Alice Moore, Grace Tramble, her twin, Mildred, in infancy; brother, Joseph.
Online condolences: www.haverstocks.com