Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014

Obituaries

MacGregor, Mary Catherine

Funeral service for the late Mary Catherine MacGregor, 103, Antigonish, was held June 30 in St. Patrick’s Church, Lochaber, Antigonish County, with her great-nephew Father Thomas Murphy officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. MacGregor died June 25, 2014, in the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish.
Readers at the funeral Mass were James Delorey, Jillian MacDonald and Helen Kennedy. Altar server was Ryan Farrell. Henry Delorey and Bernard Delorey presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by organist/soloist James MacPherson and soloist Father Andrew Boyd.
Pallbearers were Ian MacDonald, Donald Farrell, Gregory Farrell, Joseph Farrell, Charles Farrell and Robert MacGregor.
Born November 16, 1910, in Upper Springfield, she was the daughter of the late John and Sarah MacGillivray Duggan. In 1931, she married John MacMillan MacGregor of Upper South River where they operated a large farm and raised their family. A seamstress, she clothed her family and a varied clientele and continued to knit until shortly before her death. A devout Catholic, she was president of the former Lochaber Parish CWL. She was a founding member of the Order of St. Francis. Before retirement, she and her husband spent some time as custodians for St. Patrick’s Glebe house and parish church. Following retirement, she had since belonged to St. Andrew’s CWL. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by two daughters, Jean Kennedy, South Side Harbour, Antigonish Co; Margaret MacDonald, Antigonish; daughter-in-law, Marion MacGregor, Lochaber; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband, John; daughter, Helen; son, Jack; granddaughter, Colleen; two sons-in-law, Charles Kennedy, Alexander MacDonald.
Online condolences: www.MacIsaacs.ca

MacEachern, Mary “Florence”

Funeral service for the late Mary “Florence” MacEachern, 77, British Columbia, formerly of Antigonish, was held July 2 in St. Columba Church, Lakevale, with Father Evo DiPierro officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. MacEachern died June 18, 2014, in Surrey Memorial Hospital.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Jessica MacDonald, Anita MacDonald and Geraldine MacEachern. Samantha MacEachern and Kyra Gillis presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by the Four Parishes Combined Choir.
Born January 1, 1937, in Beaver Meadow, she was a daughter of the late Martin Gillis and Mary MacPhee (Gillis). She lived in Morristown for many years before traveling to Ontario, then to British Columbia to live with family.
She is survived by seven sons, Anthony, Wayne, Kevin, Wyman (Cecilia), Richard, Roy (Geraldine), John (Angela); two daughters, Tena (Dave), Lisa; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four brothers, Bernie (Glenda), Barry (Bossy), Ken (Linda), Milton; sister, Dena; two sisters-in-law, Carol, Anne Marie; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Anthony; four brothers, Roy, Frank, Gordon, Alexander “Sonny”; two sisters, Carmel, Joan; three half-sisters, Rose, Jennie, Marie.
Online condolences: www.MacIsaacs.ca

Hodder, Myrtle Irene

A graveside service for the late Myrtle Irene Hodder, 91, Sherbrooke, was held July 2 in St. Luke’s Anglican Cemetery, Liscomb, with Reverend Marilyn Haugen-Strand officiating.
Mrs. Hodder died June 30, 2014, in High Crest Sherbrooke Home for Special Care.
Born April 8, 1923, in Necum Teuch, she was a daughter of the late John and Myrtle (Heath) Croft. She was a photographer in the RCAF during the war and continued her trade after being discharged, working for Holloway’s Studio, Halifax, processing and printing photos, until the business closed. She was a volunteer for many organizations, veterans, seniors, secretary for Home Buddies Club, at the former L.R. MacKarachers Nursing Home, Sherbrooke, for a number of years. She was a member St. James Anglican Church, Sherbrooke, after moving from Halifax to Little Liscomb and then to Maple Manor, Sherbrooke.
She is survived by sister, Ruth (Donald) Bliss, Halifax; two brothers, Elmer Croft, Ontario, Daniel (Joyce) Croft, Eastern Passage; several nieces and nephews in Ontario, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland; Terry and Lou Croft and their family; five special adopted grandchildren, Liscomb.
She was predeceased by her husband of 48 years, Albert Maxwell “Max”; two brothers, Clarence, Edger; two sisters, Lucille Clarkson Graham, Florable Bezanson.
Online condolences: www.gwgiffin.com

Boyd, Isabel

Funeral service for the late Isabel Boyd, 69, Toronto, Ontario, will be held Wednesday, July 16, in St. Andrew’s Church, St. Andrews, Antigonish County, with Father Daniel MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in South River Cemetery.
Miss Boyd died January 18, 2014, in Toronto.
Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late Hugh and Mary (Gillis) Boyd. She attended Frasers Mills School, St. Andrew Rural High and Mount St. Bernard College. She spent all of her adult working life in various parts of Ontario. Illness forced her to spend the last number of years in Leisureworld Home for Special Care in Toronto.
She is survived by four brothers, Owen (Phyllis), London, Ontario; Jim, Ohio, Antigonish County; Archie (Maureen), Frasers Mills; Leo (Claire), West Arichat; sister Mary, Michigan; numerous nieces and nephews; special friend, Sharon James;Toronto.
She was predeceased by two brothers, William, Bill (Margie).

Avery, Eugene Ralph

Funeral service for the late Eugene Ralph “Gino” Avery, 63, Port Felix, Guysborough County, was held July 4 in St. Joseph’s Parish Church, Port Felix.
Mr. Avery died June 28, 2014, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre.
Born April 14, 1951, in Guysborough County, he was a son of the late Remi and Mary (King) Avery. He was a volunteer fire fighter (Three Top Fire Dept.) and a member of Local 615 Labourers Union for 42 years. He enjoyed entertaining family and friends with his singing and playing his guitar, and helping family and friends with odd jobs.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Mary (Marr) Avery, Port Felix; son, Scott (Melinda) Avery, Waterside; brother, Daniel Avery, Little Dover; sister, Nita (Avery) Cashin, Port Felix; many nieces, nephews, cousins.
He was predeceased by brother, Placid Avery; niece/god daughter, Denise Cashin.
Online condolences: www.dartmouthfuneralhome.ca

Pellerine, Mary Elizabeth

Funeral service for the late Mary Elizabeth Pellerine, 61, Horton’s Cove Road, Guysborough County, was held July 5 in New Harbour Baptist Church with Reverend David Wheeler officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Pellerine died July 1, 2014, in Guysborough Memorial Hospital.
Born in New Waterford, Cape Breton, she was a daughter of the late Ernest Levi and Mary Frances (Hulme) Gammon.
She is survived by her husband, Simon; daughter, Rachel Anne Gammon, Drum Head; step-daughter, Kelly Lee Pellerine, Toronto; grandson, Logan Hall, Toronto; sister, Diane Richard, Charlos Cove; brother, Charles Gammon, New Harbour; three nieces, Debbie, Margaret, Sarah; nephew, Sandy.
She was predeceased by brother, Thomas Gammon.
Online condolences: www.haverstocks.com

Sampson, Patrick

Patrick Sampson, 67, New Waterford, died July 2, 2014.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Laurel (Lewis); daughter, Tara (Billy) Lamey, New Waterford; son, Chris (Heather), New Lowell, Ontario; three grandchildren, Colin, Nicole, Connor; five brothers, Angus (Julie), James Jr., both of Massachusetts; Alphonse “Bookie” (Cathy), Maine; Robert, Antigonish; Jimmy (Jessica), Ontario; sister, Muriel (Dick) Tibbets, Florida; special nieces, Janet Wilcox and Alisa Syms; many other nieces and nephews.
Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late James and Veronica (MacNeil) Sampson.
He was predeceased by two sisters, Joanne MacNeil, Margaret Muise.
Online condolences: www.vjmcgillivray.ca

McMahon, Sister Mary Roselina

Liturgy of Christian burial for the late Sister Mary Roselina McMahon, 97, a Sister of St. Martha of Antigonish, was held June 26 in Bethany Chapel with Father Neil McKenna officiating.
Sr. McMahon died June 22, 2014, in Bethany, the Motherhouse. She was in the 73rd year of religious life.
Cross bearer at the funeral Mass was Doug MacNeil. Pall carrier was Sister Mary McMahon. Candle bearers were Terence McMahon and Sister Debbie Pike. Readers were Nora English, Rose McHale and Anne MacIsaac. Sister Ethel Cody and Mary MacIsaac presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by cantor Sister Claire MacNeil, leader of song Sister Lillian Gaudet, Anne White and organist Sheila Redden.
Pallbearers were Tom McMahon, Brendon McMahon, Donnie MacIsaac, John Wadden, Eugene McMahon and Daniel McMahon.
Born May 29, 1917, in Dominion, NS, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Winnifred (McMurray) McMahon. She was the second youngest of 11 children. Sister Roselina entered the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Martha in 1939. In 1941, she pronounced her first vows and made her perpetual commitment August 15, 1944.
After graduating in 1946 with certification as an X-Ray technician, Sr. Roselina worked as an X-Ray technician and in management for 40 years. She served in Nova Scotia at St. Martha’s Hospital, Antigonish; St. Joseph’s Hospital, Glace Bay; and at St. Mary’s Hospital, Inverness; in Alberta at St. Michael’s Hospital, Lethbridge and at Mineral Springs Hospital, Banff. Sr. Roselina was a member of the Canadian Society of Radiological Technicians since 1948, and in 1970 she was granted advanced certification. In 1966, she was certified as a hospital departmental manager with a specialty in diagnostic radiography. She retired from X-Ray in 1983.
For the next eight years, Sr. Roselina was in the Pastoral Care departments of St. Martha’s Hospital, Antigonish, and the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. She served as coordinator at Bethany, the Motherhouse, for six years, and as the local community leader in two of the houses in which she lived. She was a woman of exemplary service throughout her long and fruitful life. Sr. Roselina was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by six sisters, Frances MacIsaac, Helen Whalen, Margaret MacNeil, Sister Mary Beatrice, csm, Sister Mary Peter, Sister of Charity, Sister Agnes Winifred, SC; four brothers, Thomas, James, William, Peter.
Online Condolences: www.clcurry.com

Cormier, Gerard Joseph “Neri”

Funeral service for the late Gerard Joseph “Neri” Cormier, 87, Larry’s River, Guysborough County, was held June 28 in St. Peter’s Church with Father Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mr. Cormier died June 17, 2014, in Guysborough Memorial Hospital.
Born February 15, 1927, in Worcester, Massachusetts, he was a son of the late Alphonse and Claudia (Richard) Cormier. He was an carpenter who took pride in his work. He generously donated his time to build the altar and lectern in St. Peter’s Church, of which he was a faithful member.
He is survived by sister, Adlessa McLean, Cap-Pele, New Brunswick; sister-in-law, Yvonne Cormier; two foster-sisters, Simonne, Geneva; foster-brother, Roger; nephew, Victor; six nieces, Claudia, Denise, Gisele, Jeannie, Debbie, Elise.
He was predeceased by his wife, Dora; his adoptive mother, Ida Landry; brother, Romeo; foster-brother, Louis.
Online condolences: www.gwgiffin.com

Parsons, Margaret Mary

Funeral service for the late Margaret Mary Parsons, 87, was held June 28 in St. Margaret of Scotland Church, Arisaig, with Father Colin MacKinnon officiating.
Mrs. Parsons died June 23, 2014, in the QEII Health Science Centre.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Bruce Parsons, Jerrold Cameron and Adam Parsons. Brooke Cameron, Mary Elsa Cameron, Lauchlin Cameron, Andrew Cameron, Ewan Cameron, Mya Hines, Jon Hines, Sadie Hines, Sam Hines and Quinn Holley presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by James MacPherson, violinist Colin Grant and pianist Jim Cameron.
Urn bearers were Margaret Cameron and Anna Parsons.
Born July 14, 1926, in Northeast Margaree, she was the eighth of nine children of the late John Leonard and Margaret (Smith) Tompkins. A graduate of the Infirmary School of Nursing in 1949, she worked at the Infirmary Hospital. She met her husband in 1950 and married on January 26, 1953, at St. Mary’s Basilica. Settling in Halifax, they started their own family. She enjoyed cooking, Blue Jays baseball and gardening. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Gerald; two sons, Bruce, St. John’s, Newfoundland; Blair (Cindy), Halifax; daughter, Brenda (John Cameron), Doctors Brook, Antigonish County; eight grandchildren, Julia, Corner Brook; Nicolas, St. John’s, N.L.; Jerrold (Ann Francis), Montreal; Melissa (Brendan), Margaret (Adrian), Becky (Sean), all of Antigonish County; Adam, Anna, Halifax; 10 great-grandchildren, Ewan, Montreal; Mya, Jon, Sadie, Sam, Brooke, Elsa, Lauchlin, Andrew, Quinn, all of Antigonish County; brother and sister-in-law, Dr. Cyril and Jean Poole, Sackville, New Brunswick.
She was predeceased by five brothers, Jerome, Richard, Daniel, Jack, Gerald; three sisters, Rita, Catherine, Christine.
Online condolences: www.MacIsaacs.ca

George, Abraham Marvin

Funeral service for the late Abraham Marvin George, 80, Truro Heights, was held June 23 in Christ Anglican Church, Queensport, with Reverend Darroch Fagan officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mr. George died June 20, 2014, in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro.
Born in Upper Whitehead, Guysborough County, he was a son of the late Abraham C. and Margaret Ann (Grover) George. He was a self-employed fisherman.
He is survived by his wife, Edith (Fisher), Truro Heights; daughter, Peggy (Paul) Mayhew, Cambridge, Ontario; three grandchildren, Cory George, Tanya Lewis (Brett), Travis Mayhew, all of Ontario; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Jeanette, Adeline, both of Truro; two brothers, Paul (Linda), Queensport; Phillip, Antigonish; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by six brothers, Harvey, Edward, Allan, Seymour, Percy, Ira; three sisters, Juanita, Velma, Winnie.
Online condolences: www.haverstocks.com

Bekkers, Antonius Maria “Tony”

Funeral service for the late Antonius Maria “Tony” Bekkers, 75, Lanark, Antigonish County, was held June 23 in St. Ninian Cathedral with Father Andrew Boyd officiating.
Mr. Bekkers died June 19, 2014, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Andrew McCurdy, Jim Taylor and Bernard MacIsaac. Adrienne Bekkers, Rachael Bekkers, Peter Bekkers, David McCurdy and Therese McCurdy presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by Ann MacIsaac, Barbara Gillis and James MacPherson.
Active pallbearers were Peter Bekkers, Kevin Bekkers, Mark Bekkers, Eleanor Taylor, Daniel MacIsaac and Chris Boyd.
Honorary pallbearers were Daniel MacLellan, Donald Chisholm, Jack MacLeod, Tony VanGestel, Roger Porter, Roddie Kennedy, Laughlin MacDonald, Peter MacEachern, Bart Wainwright and Paul Corsten.
Born in Sint-Oedenrode, Holland, he was a son of the late Gysbertus and Fredreika Bekkers. He immigrated at age 12 with his family to Canada in 1952. In 1956, his family moved to the current site of Sugarloaf Holsteins. His life was spent developing the family farm, first with his father, until 1965, then with his brother, John until his retirement in 1988, and finally with his sons. After his family, the growth of the farm was his lifelong passion. He spent every day caring for his dairy herd and cultivating and maintaining properties he loved, both farm fields and gardens. He enjoyed the fulfilment that came from hard work and instilled this quality in others. Progressive and forward thinking, he was a quiet leader in the farming community. He was always willing to adopt new technologies and methods. He served on the Board of Directors for Farmers Dairy and he was a long-time member of the Federation of Agriculture and the Eastern Nova Scotia Holstein Club.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary (MacIsaac); two sons, David (Denise), Gordon (Tara); two daughters, Maria McCurdy (Andrew), Lisa Poehl (Greg); 11 grandchildren, Adrienne, Rachael and Peter Bekkers; Therese, David, Christopher and Meaghan McCurdy; Baileigh and Mallory Bekkers; Benjamin and Kathryn Poehl; three brothers, Henry (Mien), Marinus (Joanne); Martien (Janet); a large extended family.
Tony was predeceased by son, Steven, in infancy; sister, Maria, in infancy; brother, John.
Online condolences: www.MacIsaacs.ca

Kaiser, Clinton Stanford

Funeral service for the late Clinton Stanford Kaiser, 72, Port Bickerton, was held June 26 in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Port Bickerton, with Reverend Marilyn Haugen-Strand officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mr. Kaiser died June 23, 2014, at home.
He was a son of the late Irvin and Clarice (Horton) Kaiser. He was most recently employed as a truck driver for Kaiser Marine Inc. He also worked on freezer trawlers, drove trucks for Mersey Seafood’s and delivered oil for Harold Cameron.
He is survived by his wife, Velma (Barron); two sons, Scott, New Glasgow; Christopher (Stacey), Port Bickerton; four grandsons, Nicholas, Ryan, Cameron, Christopher Jr.; two sisters, Norma (Lionel) Kaiser, Antigonish; Ina May Kaiser, Port Bickerton; brother, Gary Kaiser, Truro; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by infant granddaughter, Breanna Grace; daughter-in-law, Shawna; sister, Beth Jordan; brother-in-law, Wallace Kaiser, sister-in-law Ruth Kaiser.
Online condolences: www.gwgiffin.com

Campbell, Catherine Rose

Funeral service for the late Catherine Rose Campbell, 69, Highland Crest Home, Antigonish, formerly of West Bay Road, was held June 28 in St. Margaret Roman Catholic Church, West Bay Road, with Father Barrett Claire Johnson officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. Campbell June 26, 2014, at her residence.
Born in West Bay Road, She was a daughter of the late James R. and Bessie (Lamey) MacDonald. She was a devout Catholic. She was a resident of Highland Crest Home for the last 12 years.
She is survived by her son, Morris, Toronto, Ontario; three sisters, Patricia Gillis, Prescott, Ont.; Dorothy Arab, Halifax; Florence Morgan, Cleveland; brother, Dan, Windsor, Ont.; three sisters-in-law, Yvonne MacDonald, Lower River Inhabitants; Mildred MacDonald, Prescott, Ont.; Marie MacDonald, Godridge, Ont.; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by four brothers, James, Ronald, Alex, Blaise.
Online condolences: www.greensfuneralhome.ca

Hendsbee, Gary Michael

A memorial service for the late Gary Michael Hendsbee, 65, Halifax, formerly of Canso, was held June 29 in Eagles Funeral Chapel, Westville, with Pastor Jerry Stearns officiating. Burial was in Auburn Cemetery, Westville.
Mr. Hendsbee died June 20, 2014, in Harbour Stone Enhanced Care, Purcell’s Cove.
Born in Canso, he was a son of the late Gerald and Mary (Hurst) Hendsbee. He was a gifted student at Canso High School and received a scholarship for the College of Arts and Design in Halifax. He was a talented artist. He later worked as a stevedore at the Halifax. Following a car accident in 2003, he became a resident of Harbour Stone.
He is survived by his sister, Margie Boutilier (Bill), Thorburn; two brothers, Harold (Alice), Queensport; Gilbert (Susan), Dartmouth; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two brothers, Evan, Wade; stepfather, Warren Boston.

Isadore, Helena

Helena Isadore, 71, Wagmatcook First Nation, died June 22, 2014.
She is survived by six children, Joan Martin, Ottawa; Leon Mathys, Toronto; Catherine Lelivre, Ottawa; Ruby Isadore, Glace Bay; Joseph MacMillan, Alexander MacMillan, Ottawa; grandchildren; two sisters, Flora Robertson, Montreal; Caroline Bernard, Afton; nieces and nephews.
Born October 3, 1942, in Wagmatcook First Nation, she was a daughter of the late Michael Isadore and Nancy (Doucet) Isadore. She was predeceased by six sisters, Virginia Smith, Jane Julia Stevens (Ronald), Irene Paul, Mary Bridget Christmas, Bessie Christmas, Pauline Isadore, in infancy; brother, Stephen M. Isadore; numerous aunts and uncles.

Deyoung, Rita Elizabeth

Funeral service for the late Rita Elizabeth Deyoung, 89, Antigonish, formerly of Pomquet, Antigonish County, was held June 16 in Ste Croix Church, Pomquet with Father P.J. Baccardax officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Miss Deyoung died June 12, 2014, in the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Gloria Deon and niece Valerie Peori. Grand nieces Hannah Deon, Jenna Chynn and great grand niece Gabrielle Deon presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by Pomquet Choir with organist Carmel MacPherson.
Pallbearers were nephews Robert Deon, Eric McJannet, Joseph Deon, Stuart McJannet and grand nephews Chris Deon and Rynn Chynn.
She was a daughter of the late John and Annie (Boudreau) D’Eon.
She is survived by brother, Bernard Deyoung, Pomquet; sister, Kay McJannet, Sydney; sister-in-law and long time care giver, Rita Deon; many nieces, nephews, grand nieces, and grand nephews.
She was predeceased by three brothers, Joseph, Francis, Clement; two sisters, Jane Melong, Irene Tobin; three brothers-in-law, Jackie Tobin, Wilfred Melong, Eric McJannet; sister-in-law, Lena Deyoung, two nephews Pierre and Joseph Deyoung.
Online condolences: www.clcurry.com

Dort, Lawrence Thomas

Funeral service for the late Lawrence Thomas Dort, 81, Canso, was held June 21 in Star of the Sea Parish, Canso, with Father Dan MacDonald officiating.
Mr. Dort died June 17, 2014, in Eastern Memorial Hospital, Canso.
Born in Canso, he was a son of the late William and Margaret (Samson) Dort. He worked with various fish companies in Canso and Glace Bay. He was a charter member of Canso Lions Club, a member of Canso Area Development Association, he served as chairperson of the former Canso High School Board and represented the area on the Board of Canso Regional Vocational School. He was a devout member of Star of the Sea Parish.
He is survived by wife, Emily (McKeough); son, Larry (Marylynn); three daughters, Lorna (Paul) Horne, Irene (Stephane) Gagnon, Giselle Dort; five grandchildren, Glenn and Shawna Horne, Amy Dort, Jacob and Samuel Gagnon; great-grandson, SJ; daughter-in-law, Donna Dort; two sisters, Helen Bobier, Edmonton; Peggy Boudreau, Antigonish; two brothers, Ernie, David, both of Dieppe.
He was predeceased by three sisters, Alice, Elizabeth, Marguerite.
Online condolences: www.haverstocks.com

Condran, Ada Marie

Funeral service for the late Ada “Marie” Condran, 75, Antigonish, formerly of Kentville, was held June 17 in St. Ninian Cathedral, Antigonish, with Father Donald MacGillivray officiating.
Mrs. Condran died June 14, 2014, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.
Readers at the funeral Mass were granddaughters Amanda Hubley, Erin Condran, Lauren Condran and Georgia Condran. Music was provided by Margaret MacGregor MacDonald.
Pallbearers were Jason Hubley, Hayden Condran, Wesley Condran, Garrison Condran, Kyle Smith, Donnie MacDonald, Steven MacDonald and Adam Smith.
Raised in Mulgrave, she was a daughter of the late Ted and Josie (Kelly) Chisholm. She graduated from Normal College in Truro and taught in the Kentville area. She later worked at the King’s County Municipal office. She spent many days at the hockey arenas and baseball diamonds around the province. She was a person of immense faith and was avidly involved in hobby crafts.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, George; three sons, Glen (Allison), Ottawa; Cliff (Shelly Fletcher), Toronto; Gary (Nancy Gardiner), Ottawa; daughter, Linda (Dave) Hubley, Brampton, Ont.; eight grandchildren, Erin, Jason, Amanda, Lauren, Hayden, Wesley, Georgia, Garrison; two great-grandchildren, Travis, Kenzie; three brothers, Colin Chisholm, Theodore Chisholm, Daniel Chisholm; three sisters, Glenda Campbell, Eleanor Smith, Ellen MacDonald.
She was predeceased by brother, Donald; sister, Muriel, in infancy.
Online condolences: www.clcurry.com

Griffith, Mary Margaret

Mass of Christian burial for the late Mary Margaret (MacIntosh) Griffith, Saint John, New Brunswick, was held June 24 in Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Burial was in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Mrs. Griffith died June 21, 2014, in the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Born in St. Andrews, Antigonish County, NS, she was the daughter of the late Colin and Marcella (Fraser) MacIntosh. She was employed at the DVA Hospital as a registered nurse until her retirement.
She is survived by her husband, R. David Griffith; two sons, Gregory, Ottawa; Bernie (Johanna), St. Bruno, Quebec; daughter, Susan Flewelling (Scott), Halifax; seven grandchildren, Peter, John, Matthew, Patrick, Joseph, Nadia and David; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by three brothers, Leonard, James, Allan.
Online condolences: www.fitzpatrickfh.com