Funeral service for the late Katherine Marie “Tat” Grant, 100, formerly of Heatherton, Antigonish County and Greenwold Manor, Antigonish, was held September 24 in Immaculate Conception Church, Heatherton, with Father Charles Cameron officiating, assisted by Father Edward Grant and Deacon Art Riley. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. Grant died September 21, 2014, in the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish.
Janette MacDonald and Doreen Bailey placed the pall at the funeral Mass. Readers were Shelley Teasdale, Basil Mattie and Pam Bailey. Mae Chisholm and Mary Grace presented the offertory gifts. Altar servers were Ambrose Rogers and Albert Chisholm. Eucharistic minister was Paulette Tate. Music was provided by Tyrus Wallace and Brenda Berkvens.
Pallbearers were Andre DeWolfe, Terrance MacDonald, Ryan Bailey, Joanne Malone, Sabrina DeWolfe and Pam Bailey.
Born May 20, 1914, in Black Avon, Antigonish County, she was a daughter of the late Ronald and Margaret (MacDonald) MacDonald. She grew up on a large mixed farm, helping her father with barn work and her mother maintain a boarding house. She was a member of the first 4-H Club in Nova Scotia and won a Grand Championship Ribbon in Halifax for showmanship with her calf Beauty. She loved to dance and walked to many dances in Guysborough Intervale and Marydale. In 1944, she married Francis Grant and settled in Heatherton. She was an avid crafter, enjoyed crocheting and being down on her knees in a flower bed. She was a former member of the Heatherton Church Choir, Heatherton Club 60 and the Greenwold Go Getters. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by daughter, Doreen (John) Bailey, Heatherton; three grandchildren, Sabrina (Andre) DeWolfe, Cole Harbour; Ryan Bailey, Heatherton; Pamela Bailey, Dacotah, Manitoba; two step grandchildren Hilary and Kevin DeWolfe; sister-in-law, Janette MacDonald, Monastery; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Francis; daughter, Katherine, in infancy; son, Jack; brother, Alexander.
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MacNeill, Ruth Eleanor, 82, of Truro passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 28, 2014, in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre Truro. Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late Neil and Mary Jane (Sommers) MacNeil. Ruth’s greatest love was her family and also her dog Mickey. She also enjoyed quilting, playing cards, gardening, traveling, baking, and especially baking squares. She is survived by daughter, Sherri (Danny) Hughes, Truro; sons, Michael (Cinda), London, ON, David, Truro; sisters, Helen Sutherland, Antigonish, Ethel Chisholm, Truro, Sister Harriet MacNeil, Sydney, Irene (Bill) Armstrong, St. Mary’s, ON; grandchildren, Robert “R.J.”, Maria (Mitch) Finley, Jamie, Shawn, Dana, Faren; great grandchildren, Hailey, Sonya, Ethan, Sophia; several nieces and nephews; close friends, Annette Downing, Ann (Rory) MacNeil. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert James MacNeill; sisters, Margaret MacDonald, Mabel Grant, Leona Flemming, Evelyn Rankin; brothers, George, Roy, Jimmy, Connie and John “Jackie” MacNeil. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be held Monday, October 6, at 11 am, in the Immaculate Conception Church, 669 Prince Street Truro, Father Dariusz Miskowicz officiating, with a reception to follow in Campbell Hall. Interment will then be held in St. Ninian’s Cemetery in Antigonish. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ruth’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NS, the NS Lung Association or to the Colchester Mental Health Association. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mattatall ~ Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street Truro NS. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Ruth’s obituary on-line and selecting “Send A Condolence” at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com
Funeral service for the late Laurier Francis Richards, 79, Canso, Guysborough County, was held September 23 in Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Canso, with Father Dan MacDonald officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mr. Richards died September 19, 2014, in Eastern Memorial Hospital, Canso.
Born in Canso, he was a son of the late Wilfred “Bill” and Ethel (Manuel) Richards. He was employed at the Canso Fish Plant until his retirement in the early 1990s. He enjoyed playing cards.
He is survived by two sisters, Donna (Earl) Horne, Gerry (Danny) Carrigan; three sisters-in-law, Bentie Richards, Mae Richards, Joan Horne; three brothers-in-law, Art Livingston, Kenny Carrigan, John Baker; five nieces, Darlene (Mel) Myatt, Marlene (Rob) Cashin, Angie (Stan) George, Beth (Rob) Fraser, Lori-Leigh (AJ) Carrigan; four nephews, Barry (Mary) Richards, Scott (Eden) Livingston, Jim (Wendy) Horne, Rick (Rolanda) Carrigan; numerous great-nieces and great- nephews.
He was predeceased by his common-law wife, Frances “Fran” Keefe; three brothers, Bill, Albert, Jim; two sisters, June, Myrna; nephew, Jimmy; brother-in-law, Jim; great-nephew, Stanley Arthur, in infancy; great-niece, Megan, in infancy.
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A graveside service for the late Calestine A. “Toots” England, 71, Steep Creek, Guysborough County, was held September 28 in St. James Anglican Church Cemetery, Middle Melford, with Reverend Evelyn Knorr officiating.
Mrs. England died September 24, 2014, in Guysborough Memorial Hospital.
Born October 25, 1942, at home in Steep Creek, she was a daughter the late Howard and Jessie (Cummings) England. She worked at the telephone office in Mulgrave as a telephone operator and at Acadia Fish Plant.
She is survived by three brothers, Preston, Steep Creek; Edward (Carol), Middle Melford; Ralph (Marion), Mulgrave; three sisters, Geraldine Parks, Steep Creek; Lorna Josey, Halifax; Myra MacEachern, Dartmouth; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by sister, Rena; four brothers, Teddy, Earl, Sandy, Howard; niece, Marlene; two nephews, Carson, Steven.
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Funeral service for the late John “Angus” Chisholm, 62, St. Andrews, Antigonish County, was held September 27 in St. Andrew’s Church, St. Andrews with Father Charles Cameron officiating, assisted by Father Daniel MacDonald and Father P.J. Baccardax.
Mr. Chisholm died September 24, 2014 at home.
Readers at the funeral Mass were John Dan Cameron and Linda Richardson. Leslie Chisholm, Tammy Chisholm, Dylan Chisholm and Logan Chisholm presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by Tyrus Wallace.
Pallbearers were John A. Chisholm, Daniel MacIsaac, Wayne Chisholm, James Moeller, James Fraser and Jeffrey Myette.
Born October 30, 1951, he was a son of the late Archie Dan and Helen (Chisholm) Chisholm. He worked in construction up until the time of his illness. He was employed by All Steel and Compac Construction in Fort McMurray as an excavator operator. He was an avid outdoorsman.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Diane (MacMillan); two sons, Shane (Tammy), St Andrews; Keith, Fort McMurray; three grandchildren, Dylan, Logan, Shaelynn; sister, Fay (Richard) Nichol, Surrey British Columbia; five brothers, Leslie, St. Andrews; Joe, Surrey B.C.; Ronnie (Marina), Langley B.C.; Johnny (Sue), Sandy (Pam), Surrey, B.C.; brother-in-law, Marico Serafini; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by three sisters, Betty Serafini, two in infancy.
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Funeral service for the late Carol Ann MacKenzie, 60, Little Dover, Guysborough County, was held September 20 in St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, Little Dover, with Father Dan MacDonald officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. MacKenzie died September 17, 2014, in Eastern Memorial Hospital, Canso.
Born in Canso, she was a daughter of Verna (Haines) Grant and the late Douglas Grant.
Besides her mother, she is survived by her husband of 43 years, Steve; two sons, Doug (Marlene), Warren; daughter, Kerry (Dennis); four grandchildren, Mackenzie, Morgan, Layne, Sam; brother, Roger (Gertie); sister, Loretta (Greg); several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by brother, John Paul, in infancy; two nephews, Gordon Grant, Dennis MacKenzie.
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A celebration of life of the late Angus Benedict “Ben” Langley MacDonald, 27, Camrose, Alberta, formerly of Flesherton, Ontario, was held September 14 in Weber’s Mount Pleasant Chapel, Camrose, with Reverend Bev Swanson officiating. Inurnment will be in Nova Scotia at a later date.
Mr. MacDonald died September 9, 2014, in St. Mary’s Hospital, Camrose.
Born August 1, 1987, in Antigonish, he was a son of Beverley (Hallett) Jasperson and the late Angus Benedict “Benny” MacDonald. He enjoyed fishing, dirt biking, ski-dooing and sitting around a campfire.
Besides his mother, he is survived by his stepfather, Brian Jasperson; girlfriend, Taylor O’Riordan; two sisters, Elaina Langley McDougall (Sheldon), Camrose; Roseanne MacDonald (Justin), Markdale, Ontario; two brohters, John Langley (Nancy), Brent Langley (Jennifer) both of Prince Edward Island; six nephews, Kane, Korbin, Anthony, John Edison, Rodger, Aiden; three nieces, Ava Ray, Chloe, Brooklyn; two aunts, Lori-Ann Hallett, New Glasgow; Catherine Mae MacDonald (Edward), D’Escousse, Cape Breton.
He was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Laurie and Doris (Smiley) Hallett; paternal grandparents, John Archie and Dorothy (Curnew) MacDonald.
Funeral service for the late Ada “Irene” Williams Brydges, R.N., 98, Pictou, was held September 26 in Pictou United Church with Reverend Mary-Beth Moriarity officiating.
Mrs. Brydges died September 22, 2014, in the Palliative Care Unit, Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.
Born June 22, 1916, in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late Aubrey and Lillian (Crittenden) Williams. She grew up in Mulgrave, spending much of her time with her grandmother Ella Crittenden and in Port Hawkesbury with her grandfather Jim Williams. She attended the Loggie School and The Vimy in Mulgrave. In 1940, she graduated as a Registered Nurse from St. Joseph’s Hospital, Glace Bay. She returned to Mulgrave and did home nursing and accompanied the local doctor on his house calls. She worked at the Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow and at St. Martha’s Hospital in Antigonish where she worked in the nursery for several years. She also worked for J.V. Pistone at his drug store in Antigonish. At that time, she took a Certified Drug Course at the College of Pharmacy in Halifax. On June 23, 1943, she married Sydney “Syd” C. Brydges, who worked for the CN Railway and they lived in Antigonish, North Sydney, Mulgrave, Port Hawkesbury and in 1955 they settled in Pictou. She worked at Greendals Mens and Ladies Wear and later was hired by the VON as a staff nurse. She retired from the VON in April 1973 after 16 years of service, then went to work at J.W. Priest & Company Retail Shoes, retiring at the age of 70.
She is survived by sister, Shirley Picken, Hamilton, Ontario; brother, Gary (Norah) Williams, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Syd; three sisters, Mamie MacKenzie, Mona Higgins, Bernice Williams; two brothers, Sumner, in infancy, Earle Williams.
Helen Rogers, 82, Glace Bay, died September 22, 2014.
She is survived by her husband, Alfred Rogers; daughter, Norma Rogers Farrell, Glace Bay; son, Gerald “Gerry” (Gail), Port Hood; six grandchildren, Kimberly LeBlanc (Chris), Bradley LeBlanc (Rebecca), Jason Farrell (Janet), Craig Farrell (Nicole), Justin Rogers, Ashli Rogers; two greatgrandchildren, Emma Rogers, Jenna Farrell; sister, Marie Crispo, Monastery; four brothers, Michael (Vera), Gerald (Carolyn), Sydney Mines; John (Heather), James, Ontario.
Born in Stellarton, she was a daughter of the late Bernard and Theresa (Lewis) MacGillivary. She was predeceased by son, George Rogers; daughter, Marie LeBlanc; three sisters, Lois Monaghan, Joan Pearcey, Diane Jesty; three brothers, Joe, Gerard, one in infancy.
Online condolences: www.vjmcgillivray.ca
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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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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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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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.
Online condolences: www.gwgiffin.com
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.
Online condolences: www.mclellanfuneralhome.com
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.
Online condolences: www.invernessfuneralhome.com
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.
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.
Online condolences: www.serenitylindsayfuneralhome.ca
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.
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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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.