Wednesday, Oct 1st, 2014


Delaney, Mary Alena

Funeral service for the late Mary Alena Delaney, 99, formerly of Lakevale, Antigonish County, was held September 20 in St. Columba Church, Lakevale, with Father Evo DiPierro officiating, assisted by Father Colin MacKinnon, Father Angus MacGillivray, Father Gerard MacInnis and Deacon Art Riley. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. Delaney died September 16, 2014, in the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Colleen Delaney Taylor, Christa Delaney and Susan Delaney. Martin and Mary Jo Delaney presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by the parish choir.
Pallbearers were Donald MacLellan, Carroll Boyd, Drummond MacDonald, Bobby Boyd, Donnie Stewart and Angus R. Boyd.
Born in Dunmaglass, Antigonish County, she was a daughter of the late Daniel Ronald “D. R.” and Catherine (Gillis) MacGillivray. She was a school teacher and homemaker and taught school in several communities throughout Cape Breton and Eastern Nova Scotia. She had a deep faith and in earlier years was an active member of St. Columba Parish, Lakevale, and was a long-serving member of the Catholic Women’s League.
She is survived by five sons, William (Patricia), Halifax; Gerard (Elaine), Merigomish; Martin (Mary Jo), Dartmouth; Harold (Brenda), Springhill; Pete (Irma), Lakevale; seven grandchildren, Jim (Arlene), Ottawa; Susan (Stephan Hoddinott), Dartmouth; Colleen (Angus Taylor), Calgary; Christa (Trevor Sanders), Ottawa; Dawn (Huy Nguyen), Calgary; Michael (Laura), Halifax; Sarah, Fredericton; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Margaret MacLellan, Cloverville, Antigonish County; brother, Charles, Mississauga, Ontario.
She was predeceased by her husband, James B. “Jim”; two sisters, Katherine Stewart, Teresa MacDonald; four brothers, Donald, John, Alexander, Bernard; daughter-in-law, Connie (MacEachern) Delaney.
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Duprey, Sister Gladys Helen

Liturgy of Christian burial for the late Sr. Gladys Helen Duprey, formerly Sister Agnes Louise, 93, a Sister of St. Martha of Antigonish, was held September 15 in Bethany Chapel with Father Neil McKenna officiating. Burial was in Bethany Cemetery.
Sr. Duprey died September 10, 2014, at Bethany, motherhouse. She was in the 61st year of her religious life.
Cross bearer at the funeral Mass was Sister Debbie Pike. Pall carrier was Joan MacDonnell. Candle bearers were Denise Duprey and Sister Clotilda McIntyre. Readers were Sister Theresa Perro, Sister Olga MacDougall and Sister Joan Walker. Lavern Phills and Louise Kuenzig presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by cantor Sister Claire MacNeil, organist Sheila Redden and soloist Joan MacDonnell.
Pallbearers were Dan Fougere, Doug MacNeil, Al Connor, Nick Oxner, Jim Delorey and Kenneth Farrell.
Born in Westville, Sister Gladys was one of five children of the late Angus and Jennie (White) Duprey. She entered the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Martha in 1945 and made her perpetual profession of vows 1956. Prior to entering the congregation, Sister Gladys did office work for several years following studies at Mount St. Bernard College, Antigonish. In 1956, Sister Gladys qualified as a Registered Medical Records Librarian, having completed her studies at the Halifax Infirmary.
After her profession of vows, she spent most of her life serving in general office work and as medical records librarian. In Nova Scotia she ministered at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Glace Bay, and in Western Canada, Sister Gladys served at St. Peter’s Hospital, Melville, Saskatchewan, and the Chancery Office, Kamloops, British Columbia. She ministered as well at Galilee Renewal Centre, Arnprior, Ontario. After retirement, Sister Gladys assisted with various activities at the motherhouse. An avid walker, she was a devoted participant in the annual Terry Fox run.
Sister Gladys is survived by one brother, George, Florida.
Sister Gladys was predeceased by two sisters, Genevieve, Sr. Raphael CSM; brother, Martin.
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Ash, George Joseph

Funeral service for the late George Joseph Ash, 92, Lincolnville, Guysborough County, was held September 18 in St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, Tracadie, with Father John Barry officiating. Burial was in St. Monica’s Cemetery, Lincolnville.
Mr. Ash died September 12, 2014, in the Milford Haven Home for Special Care, Guysborough.
Born in Lincolnville, he was a son of the late George Henry and Charlotte (Jarvis) Ash. He was an avid woodsman and enjoyed telling stories. He was a member of St. Monica’s Chapel, Lincolnville.
He is survived by his wife, Annie Mae (Morris); six daughters, Theressa Ash, Sophie (Fred) Lawrence, Mary Ash, Rhoda (James) Jorden, Valerie (Clair) Ash, Hilida Usher; seven sons, Robert (Lorraine), Doug (Cathy), Timmy (Gloria), Philip (Carol Ann), George (Cathy), Steve Morris (Tilley), James (Doreen); several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ardella (Wilfred) Desmond, Mary Alica Izzard; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two brothers, Walter Jarvis, Tom Ash; sister, Margaret Clyke; two brothers-in-law, Joe Izzard, Walter Clyke.
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Anderson, John Algoth “Jack”

A celebration of life for the late John Algoth “Jack” Anderson, 83, Sherbrooke, was held September 19 in G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, St. Mary’s Chapel, Sherbrooke
Mr. Anderson died September 12, 2014, in St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital.
Born July 29, 1931, in Sonora, he was a son of the late Hans and Gertrude (Gale) Anderson. Raised in Goldenville, he worked at various occupations in his youth, however, his most notable vocation, one that shaped his entire adulthood, was his time in the Canadian Army. He was stationed in Germany from 1951-53 with his older brother Douglas, as a member of the 27th Canadian Infantry Brigade, which was sent to Germany as part of Canada’s initial contributions for NATO. Subsequent employment included helping construct many highways throughout Nova Scotia, driving for Imperial Oil, and as night watchman at Historic Sherbrooke Village from 1979-1996. He enjoyed the outdoors, whether outside working, or out hunting or fishing. He was passionate about staying fit, and was often seen walking throughout the area or driving his bicycle. He also enjoyed hockey, history, singing, dancing and telling humourous stories.
He is survived by his wife, Mona (Scott); two sons, Byron (Laurie), Bedford; Philip (Maxine), Lake Echo; four granddaughters, Scarlett, Brooke, Emma-Grace, Iris; sister, Jessie-Marie, Sherbrooke; three nephews; one niece; many cousins in Nova Scotia and Norway.
He was predeceased by brother, Douglas, and sister, Astrid Jack.
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McDougall, Clifford

Clifford McDougall, 75, died September 12, 2014.
Born February 1, 1939, in New Waterford, he was the son of the late Clifford and Frances (Nearing) McDougall.
He is survived by his wife, Leona (McPhee) McDougall; four sons, Tommy (Gail), David (Cindy), Donald (Kim), all of New Waterford; Michael, Ontario; daughter, Kim (Paul), Alberta; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters, June DuBois, Florida; Cathy (Micky) Cashen, Antigonish; three brothers, Albert (Maureen), Irving (Brenda) and Donald (Mary); sister-in-law, Lorraine; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Debra Hart; son, Clifford “Ticky”; grandson, Martin Hart; two brothers, Jackie, Verty; brother-in-law, George DuBois.
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MacLennan, Hugh “Rory Archie” Archibald

Hugh “Rory Archie” Archibald MacLennan, 90, died September 13, 2014.
Born October 25, 1923, in Dunvegan, Inverness County, he was a son of the late Rory Archie and Katie (MacDougall) MacLennan.
He is survived by two daughters, Sandra (Paul) Bugden, Bedford; Margaret, Calgary; six sons, Roddie (Marian), Halifax; Steve (Margie), North East Margaree; John (Monica), Blues Mills; Jerry (Colleen), Saint John; Father Danny, Guysborough; Bruce (Laura), Oakville; 14 grandchildren, Katie (Vincent), Angus, Margaret, Aaron (Tammy), Shawn, Shawna (Blair), Sarah, Andrea, Michael (Leslie), Ellen, Kathleen, Cheryl (David), Bryan, Brenda; two great-granddaughters, Kenzie, Claire; sister, Florence MacLellan, Antigonish/South West Margaree; brother, Angus, Toronto.
He was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Sally; two sons, Alexander, Gus; grandson, Brendan; five sisters, Margaret Hopkins, Betty MacLennan, Teresa Potter, Mary Jessie Gillis, Lexina; brother, Father Alex.
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Dort, Phil

A celebration of life of the late Phillip “Phil” Dort, 41, Grande Prairie, Alberta, was held September 16 in Alliance Church, Grande Prairie.
Mr. Dort died September 7, 2014.
Born June 4, 1973, in Antigonish, he was a son of Everett and Jane (Wilson) Dort. He grew up in Cross Roads Country Harbour where he was taught by his grandmother, Sarah Wilson while attending his first school. He attended Riverview in New Harbour and St. Mary’s in Sherbrooke. He then graduated from StFX in Antigonish with a BSc in Phys Ed and, after being a student teacher in Antigonish, moved to Manitoba where he took a permanent teaching job. Following his marriage, he moved to Grande Praire where he worked until the time of his death. He enjoyed outdoor life, sports, music, cooking and being with his family and friends.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Angie (Bourke); son, Liam; daughter, Mackenna; brother, Andy (Nadean); niece, Hannah; nephew, Noah; grandmother, Mildred Cameron; parents-in-law Geraldine and Ernest Bourke; two brothers-in-law, Rob (Randi), their children Max and Quinn; Tyler (Vanessa); many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was predeceased by grandparents, Arthur and Sarah Wilson; Alex Cameron.

Gosby, Ann Elizabeth

A memorial service for the late Ann Elizabeth (Carter) Gosby, 84, Guysborough County, was held September 13 in the Lions Club, Truro.
Mrs. Gosby died September 3, 2014, in the Mira Long Term Care Facility, Truro.
Along with her husband, she operated Lens Grocery in Enfield.
She is survived by two daughters, Lucinda “Cindy” Gosbee, Truro; Ruth Delorey, Guysborough; son, Raymond Gosby (Rose Richardson), Truro; grandchildren, Dawn O’Brien, Truro; Owen O’Brien, Ontario; Brian Gosby, Souris, Prince Edward Island; Darrell and Scarlett Gosby, Alberta; Craig Gosby, Truro; Michelle and Marlene Delorey, as well as other grandchildren; sister, Evelyn Brown, British Columbia; brother, Basil Carter, Halifax.
She was predeceased by her husband, Leonard.
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Levangie, Frances “Daisy”

Funeral service for the late Frances “Daisy” Levangie, 81, Verdun, Quebec, was held September 13 in St. Paul’s Church, Havre Boucher, Antigonish County. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Miss Levangie died August 26, 2014, in Verdun General Hospital.
She was a daughter of the late Mabel (King) and Joseph Levangie, Frankville, Antigonish Co. She worked in the revenue office at CN Railway for 44 years. She was an active volunteer for many years at St. Willibrord Parish in Verdun, Montreal. She enjoyed bowling and travelling, visiting the Far East, Europe, Middle East, South America and travelling extensively in Canada and the United States.
She is survived by two sisters, Eleanor Comeau-Mosher, Kay Boudreau, both of Halifax; special friend, Guy Bougie, Verdun; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by five brothers, Garfield, Sandford, Sidney, Adrian, Robert; two sisters, Lorraine, Artena.

Haywood, Chad Hilton

Funeral service for the late Chad Hilton Haywood, 29, Stewiacke, was held September 13 in St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, St. Francis Harbour, Guysborough County, with Father Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mr. Haywood died September 5, 2014.
He was a son of Tom and Darlene Haywood, Lower Sackville. He worked in the environmental field as a project manager for DLS Group for the past 12 years. In his teenage years, he was actively involved in the Lower Sackville Stetsons and Spurs RCMP Group. He enjoyed going to the cottage, music, hunting and fishing.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Tonya Feetham; three sons, Christian, Ryan, Nikolas; two brothers, Jeremy, Nathaniel; father-in-law, Gerald (Gail) Feetham, Mabou; mother-in-law, Jo-Ann Feetham (Charles), Orangedale; two brothers-in-law, David (Laureen) Feetham, Alberta; Roger (Karen) Thomas, Musquodoboit Harbour; sister-in-law, Barbara (Jamie) White, Inverness; numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews and nieces.
He was predeceased by paternal grandparents, Hilton and Helen Haywood; maternal grandparents, Stan and Lee Wood.
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Dunbar, Charles Irving

A memorial service for the late Charles Irving Dunbar, 88, Dartmouth, will be held September 15 at 10:30 a.m. in the Church of Our Saviour, 255 Portland St., Dartmouth, with Reverend Andrew Cooke officiating.
Mr. Dunbar died August 23, 2014, in Dartmouth General Hospital.
Born October 16, 1925, in Montreal, Quebec, he was the son of the late Sidney Irving and Gertrude (Maguire) Dunbar, Mulgrave, Guysborough County. Growing up in Mulgrave and the Town of Guysborough, he developed a life-long love for the sea and sailing. Shortly after his 18th birthday, the pull of the sea took him to Halifax where he joined the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. His sea time was spent in the engine room of the corvette HMCS Chicoutimi and for a short period of time in the frigate HMCS Stone Town before returning to civilian life. He soon joined Foundation Maritime Co. with their ocean going tugboats. Several years later he returned to settle in Montreal. There, he worked with Construction Equipment Co., another branch of Foundation Co. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Somme Branch #31, the Royal Canadian Naval Association, Peregrine Branch and HMCS Sackville – Canada’s Naval Memorial. He never lost interest in sailing. The joy and challenge, always present from Lake St. Louis (Pointe Claire, Que.) to the unlimited waters of Nova Scotia. The Eastern seaboard, Newfoundland and the Caribbean were always for him a source of renewal.
He is survived by his wife, Martha (Meeks); brother, Robert George Dunbar, Calgary; two nephews, Sidney Humby, Hubbards; Robert Dunbar, Halifax; four nieces, Susan Evans, Toronto; Mary Walsh, Richmond Hill, Ontario; Nancy Humby, New Germany; Karen Logan, New Glasgow.
He was predeceased by his step-mother, Nora (Keating) Dunbar; brother, John Allister Dunbar; sister, Eleanor Grant Humby.

Spears, Robert

A private graveside service for the late Robert Spears, Glace Bay, will be held at a later date.
Mr. Spears died September 2, 2014, in Glace Bay General Hospital.
Born in 1931 in Whitehead, Guysborough County, he was the son of the late William and Elizabeth (Casey) Spears. As a lighthouse keeper, he spent time on Flint Island, Scatarie Island, Forchu Light, Eddy Point in Mulgrave and Whitehead Light. Prior to his position with the Canadian Coast Guard he was a fisherman.
He is survived by his daughter, Lana (Charles); son, Bobby (Melinda); three grandchildren, Angie, Tiffany, BJ; two great-grandchildren, Kailey, Logan; three sisters, Bertha, Loretta, Doris; brother, Howard.
He was predeceased by his wife, Geraldine; five sisters, Margaret, Frances, Lucy, Annie, Georgina; four brothers, Alvin, Freddy, Ralph, George.
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Gosbee, W. R. Maxwell “Max”

Funeral service for the late W. R. Maxwell “Max” Gosbee, 76, Guysborough, was held September 6 in St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, Guysborough, with Father Daniel MacLennan officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mr. Gosbee died September 1, 2014, in Guysborough Memorial Hospital.
Born July 13, 1938, in Guysborough, he was a son of the late Murray and Elizabeth (Peart) Gosbee. He was raised in Guysborough and enjoyed sharing stories of his growing up there. He was a great storyteller, which often involved lots of wit, humor and impersonation. He worked as a laborer for many years and retired from the Guysborough Correctional Centre, where he was superintendent for 18 years. His favorite passtime was his Christmas trees, he knew every inch of his tree lot and tending to his trees provided many hours of peaceful enjoyment. His Catholic faith was of great importance to him, of which he practiced every day with his giving nature.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Shirley (Richard); four daughters, Kimberly (Bruce) Avery, Guysborough; Katherine Gosbee, Truro; Edith Gosbee, Guysborough; Stephanie (Michael) Howell, Lower Sackville; son, Maxwell Jr. (Karen) Guysborough; eight grandchildren, Matthew (Brandi), Crystal, Geoffrey, Brittany, Justine, Alex, Madison; Kaylie; two brothers, Garfield, Frank; sister, Edith McIntyre.
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Simon, Sandra Anne

Funeral service for the late Sandra Anne Simon, 59, Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation, Antigonish County, was held September 2 in Immaculate Conception Church, Heatherton, with Father Charles Cameron officiating. Burial was in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Summerside Road.
Ms. Simon died August 29, 2014, at home.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Doris Googoo, Christina Simon and Virginia Sylliboy. Angeline and Lyam Lewis Denny, Keagan Julian and Koda Simon presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by Heatherton Folk Choir and Eastern Star Singers.
Active pallbearers were Peter Charles Simon, Christopher Sylliboy,
Tma Francis, Trevor Gould, Matthew Peters, Kenneth John Simon and Margaret Ashe.
Honorary pallbearers were Judy Peters, Molly Julian, Jennifer Johnson, Mary Paul, Mary Jane Paulette, Anne Marie Paul, Johnny Lafford, Francis Johnson, Daniel Prosper, Glen Simon, Peter Paul, Richard Hull, Rolf Bouman, Cote Peters, Jimmy Marshall, Mary Ellen Bear, Bernice Mosher, Francis Moulton and Vincent Paulette.
Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late Steve and Annie Christina (Googoo) Simon. She worked as an outreach worker, adult care provider, and quillbox instructor in Paqtnkek. She was an artist for Friends United. She had many quillboxes around the world in places such as the Vatican, Germany, Australia, and throughout Canada and the United States. One of her baskets was presented for the canonization of Pope John Paul II.
She is survived by her daughter, Cheyenne Julian and special granddaughters, Kathleen (Matt) and Angeline Denny, Paqtnkek; sons, Stephen (Meranda) Julian, Indian Brook; Darren (Amanda), Wagmatcook; Chris Sylliboy, Peter (Brenda) Julian, Paqtnkek, Jonathan and Jarret Julian and families, Wagmatcook; children, Matthew Peters, Virginia Sylliboy, Christina Simon, Mary Ann Dort; grandchildren, Amelia, Rebeka, Scarlett, Carleigh, Keagan, Brolly; great-grandson, Lyam Lewis Denny; two sisters, Mary Elizabeth Simon, Connecticut; Margaret Rose Simon, Paqtnkek; best friend and colleague, Margaret Ashe; special godchild, Cote Peters.
She was predeceased by her companion, Maggie; three brothers, James, Stephen “Dio”, Kenneth; ex-husband, James Julian.
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Jody Edward Pellerine

Funeral service for the late Jody Edward Pellerine, 41, Edmonton, Alberta, formerly of Merland, Antigonish County, was held September 3 in St. Peter’s Church, Tracadie, with Father John Barry officiating, assisted by Deacon Art Riley.
Mr. Pellerine died August 24, 2014, in the Royal Alexander Hospital, Edmonton.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Joyce Layes and Jeanette Benoit. Music was provided by James MacPherson.
Active pallbearers were Justin Pellerine, Tyler Pellerine, Andrew Bowman, Jimmy Delorey, Calvin Smith and Greg Benoit.
Honorary pallbearers were Judy Ehler, Laura Wallace, Dianne Johnson, Rochell Bowman, Tara Bowman, Rachelle O’Hara, Jennifer Layes and Ambrose Landry.
Born May 11, 1973, in Antigonish, he was a son of Leo and Dianne (Mosher) Pellerine, Merland.
Besides his parents, he is survived by two daughters, Luka, Saule; his former wife, Oksana, Edmonton; sister, Mona (Blaise) Monastery; four brothers, Roddie (Carolyn), Clifford (Karen), Brian, Leon (Sandy), all of Kingston, Ontario; three nieces, Jessica, Dakota, Korysaa; two nephews, Justin, Tyler; great-nephew, Cooper.
He was predeceased by twin brother, Michael, in infancy; sister, Linda; maternal grandparents, Michael and Linda Woodward; paternal grandparents, James and Mary Pellerine.
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Haines, Irene Caroline

Committal service for the late Irene Caroline Haines, 74, Little Dover, Guysborough County, was held September 6 in St. Agnes Parish Cemetery, Little Dover, with Father Dan MacDonald officiating.
Mrs. Haines died September 2, 2014, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.
Born in Canso, she was a daughter of the late William and Isabel (Casey) O’Leary. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Agnes Parish, Little Dover.
She is survived by her husband, Lloyd Haines Sr.; two sons, Lloyd Haines Jr.; Timothy Haines; five grandchildren, Andrea, Jenna, Noah, Jacob, Jessie; three sisters, Ann, Lottie, Sadie.
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MacNeil, Gregory Lawrence

MacNeil, Gregory Lawrence, Truro died peacefully at his home on September 3, 2014.
He was born to the late Roderick and Marie MacNeil of Frankville on March 29, 1947.
Greg is survived by his daughter, Laurel (Brad)O’Leary and step-grandson Sam, Calgary, Alberta; a son Jeffrey(Leah) and granddaughter Mylee, New Minas; and their mother Bonnie Fraser, New Glasgow.
Greg is also survived by siblings Douglas (Barbara), Antigonish; Anne (Al)Walker, Pickering; Hilda Hinks, Burlington; David (Susan North), Musquodoboit Harbour; Gerard (Marie)Port Hastings; Patricia, Halifax; sister-in-law Jean, Antigonish; four Fraser brothers-in-law, Jim (Donna Langille), Tatamagouche; Bill (Janet), Antigonish; Colin (Mary), St. John; Paul(Sandra)Iqualuit; Wilf Monk, Hamilton; numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by a brother Bernie, brother-in-law Jimmy Hinks, sister-in-law Sharon Fraser.
Cremation has taken place. There will be no services at Greg’s request.

Stewart, Isabel Patricia

Funeral service for the late Isabel Patricia Stewart, 98, formerly of Lochaber and Caledonia Mills, Antigonish County, was held August 29 in St. Andrews Church, St. Andrews, with Father Charles Cameron officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. Stewart died August 26, 2014, in the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Nancy Stewart, Ceri Stewart and James Stewart. Terry Stewart, Ceri Stewart, Kade Stewart and Raya Stewart presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by James MacPherson.
Pallbearers were Willie Joe Bowles, Pat MacNeil, Gus Farrell, Wayne Greene, James MacIntyre and Terry Stewart.
Born in Pomquet River, she was a daughter of the late Angus and Barbara MacLellan. She enjoyed playing cards, watching hockey and socializing with friends and the burning pot at Lochaber Lake.
She is survived by daughter, Patricia Belland, Antigonish; son, James Stewart, Charlottetown; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; William Bowles, Caledonia Mills and Lochaber Lake.
She was predeceased by her husband, Clint Stewart; daughter, Barbara Morin.
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Jones, Vera Frances

Funeral service for the late Vera Frances Jones, 97, East River Manor, New Glasgow, formerly of Guysborough, was held August 30 in P & K MacDonald Funeral Home chapel, New Glasgow, with Reverend Randy Stanton officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Guysborough.
Mrs. Jones died August 27, 2014, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.
Born February 23, 1917 in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Charles Spurgeon and Martha Olivia (Martell) Sterns. In 1939, she married Arthur Jones and for 48 years they resided in Guysborough. Following the death of her husband in 1987, she moved to New Glasgow. She was a member of First United Baptist Church, New Glasgow.
She is survived by daughter, Bernice (Sandy) Tate, New Glasgow; two sons, Gordon (Leona) Jones, Calgary, Alberta; Eric (Linda) Jones, Kentville; 15 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; one great great-granddaughter; brother, Bruce (June) Sterns, Dartmouth; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Gordon Jones; one great-grandson; three sisters, Dorothy, Mildred, Helen; two brothers, Eugene, Arthur.
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Myers, Evelyn Blanche (Taylor)

Funeral service for the late Evelyn Blanche (Taylor) Myers, 95, Riverside, Guysborough County, was held September 1 in Boylston United Church, Boylston, with Reverend Heather Manuel officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Guysborough.
Mrs. Myers died August 25, 2014, in High-Crest Nursing Home, Sherbrooke.
Born in Cooks Cove, Guysborough Co., she was a daughter of the late James Burns and Martha Blanche (Myers) Taylor. With her parents until the age 29, she then married and moved to Luseland, Saskatchewan, where, for 20 years, she was devoted to wheat farming life. In 1969, the family moved back to N.S. where she lived for 43 years on the Riverside, a year and one half in senior apartments, then five months at High-Crest Nursing Home. She was a lifetime member of Port Shoreham UCW, active in bible study group, organist for many years for five points of the Eastern Guysborough Pastoral Charge of the United Church and Milford Haven Nursing Home in Guysborough. She enjoyed music, Scrabble, quilting, shopping and playing piano.
She is survived by twin daughters, Deanna May (Scott) Henry, Guysborough; Donna Blanche (Bruce) Bailey, Eastern Passage; nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband of 44 years, George Myers: two sisters, May, Hilda; brother, Harry.
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