Friday, May 27th, 2016

Obituaries

McCallum, Florence A.

Funeral service for the late Florence Anastasia ‘Nan’ Chisholm McCallum, 96, R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish, formerly of Post Road, Antigonish, will be held in July.
Mrs. McCallum died April 21, 2016, in the home.
Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Florence (MacPherson) Chisholm. She spent most of her adult life devoted to caring for her parents. She was a member of St Ninian’s Cathedral Parish. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Lloyd McCallum; two brothers, Harold, Colin; two sisters Gerry Cormier, Eileen.
Memorial donations may be made to R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home Foundation.
Online condolences: www.clcurry.com

Kersten, ‘Annie’

Funeral service for the late Johanna Theodora Maria ‘Annie’ Kersten, 86, Princeville, Inverness County, was held May 13 in St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church, West Bay Road, with Father Callistus Abazie officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. Kersten died May 9, 2016, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston.
Born in Holland, she was a daughter of the late Wilhelmus and Maria (Overkamp) Zieverink. She and her husband immigrated to Canada from Holland in April 1952. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family. She was a passionate gardener and took great pride in her flower beds and vegetable gardens. She had a tremendous work ethic and could be found doing chores around the farm. She had an unwavering faith.
She is survived by three daughters, Maria (Dave) Middleton, Ontario; Betsy (Ray) Baker, New Brunswick; Bernadette (Phonse) vanRossum, Antigonish; five sons, John (Nora), Princeville; Willy (Tammy), Kingsville; Vince (Lauree); Clem (Jane), both of Ontario; Stephen (Bonnie), Halifax; 24 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Regien (Hank) Oldenkotte, Truus Pierik, Holland; three brothers, Jan, Wim, Gerard Zieverink, Holland.
She was predeceased by her husband, Henry; sister, Dora Frielink.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Margaret’s Parish Cemetery Fund, Parkinson’s Society Maritime Branch or charity of choice.
Online condolences: www.haverstocks.com

MacDonald, Sandy

Funeral service for the late Alexander ‘Sandy’ MacDonald, 82, Judique, was held May 14 in St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church, Judique, with Father Allan MacMillan officiating. Burial will be held at a later date.
Mr. MacDonald died May 10, 2016, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston.
Born on November 27, 1933, in Judique, Inverness County, he was a son of the late Dan Lewis and Mary Jane (MacInnis) MacDonald. He lived on the family homestead, which was a gathering spot for many friends and family. He was retired from the NS Department of Transportation. An avid horseman, he spent many years harness racing at the Inverness Raceway. He was a former member of the Judique fire department. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by D.R. (Catherine), Martha (Charles), Jessie (Alex F.), Sadie (Gerald), Catherine (Donald Alex), John Donald (Kay), Annie Louisa (Howie).
Memorial donations may be made to St. Andrews parish cemetery fund or the Judique fire department.

Horne, Ronald Joseph

Funeral service for the late Ronald Joseph ‘Ronnie’ Horne, 76, Antigonish, was held May 17 in St. Ninian Cathedral, with Father Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mr. Horne died May 12, 2016, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.
Readers at the funeral Mass were niece Coleen Martinello, nephew and godson Glenn Horne and niece and goddaughter Kara Scott. Nieces Bonnie Richard and Sheri Roper presented the offertory gifts. Eucharistic minister was Mary Lillian MacDonald. Music was provided by vocalist and organist Margaret MacGregor MacDonald.
Urn bearer was grandson Jarrett Horne.
Honorary pallbearers were Andy Sears, Gerard MacEachern, Norm MacPherson, Sandy Horne, Steven Daley, Thane Sherrington, Tommy Melanson, Leo Cameron, Bill MacIntosh, Brian Horne, Steve O’Leary, Boyd MacEachern and Shawn MacKenzie.
Special pallbearers were Cyril Horne, Paul Horne, Anita Richard, Percy George, Terry Horne, Gary Horne, Leonard Melanson and Clair MacDonald.
Born in Little Dover, Guysborough County, he was a son of the late Harry and Lucy (Keefe) Horne. He worked at Bethany for several years, drove the Antigonish Wholesalers truck for 20 years and worked at Highland Building Supplies for 25 years, until his retirement in 2015. He was an avid sports enthusiast, enjoying all sports, especially hockey, baseball and bowling. He coached minor hockey for more than 20 years. He was a life-long Montreal Canadiens’ fan. He also enjoyed politics and never backed down from a good debate.
He is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Mary Ann (Melanson); son, David, Pomquet; daughter, Denise, Antigonish; grandson, Jarrett; sister, Anita (Enos) Richard, Canso; four brothers, Cyril (Sandra), Westville; Terry (Marg), Canso; Paul (Lorna) Canso; Gary, Little Dover; brother-in-law, Clair MacDonald, Little Dover; sisters-in-law, Bernadette, Lorraine and Marie Melanson, all of Antigonish; brother-in-law, Leonard (Bev) Melanson, Hopewell; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by sister, Phyllis MacDonald; brother, Kevin, in infancy; brother-in-law, Freddie Melanson; in-laws, Annie Mae and John Melanson.
Memorial donations may be made to The Lodge That Gives.
Online condolences: www.clcurry.com

Melanson, William C.

Funeral service for the late William Clement ‘Willie’ Melanson, 71, Pomquet, Antigonish County, was held May 16 in Ste Croix Church, Pomquet, with Father Andrew Boyd officiating, assisted by Father PJ Baccardax.
Mr. Melanson died May 11, 2016, at home.
Reader at the funeral Mass was Linda Chiasson. Melanie Stanley and Skyler Melanson presented the offertory gifts. Eucharistic minister was Iris Stanley. Music was provided by Theresa Chiasson-Gottschall.
Pallbearers were Jack Swan, Kenny Broussard, Danny Doiron, Robert Doiron, Louis Broussard, Kevin Bonvie, Joe Melanson, Rue MacPherson and Henry Doiron.
Born November 12, 1944, in Antigonish, he was a son of the late Leo and Josephine (Doirion) Melanson. He began working in the woods as a pulp cutter at the age of 18 and continued for nine years. He then became employed at Michelin Tires as an operator, where he spent the next 28 years. He was an avid fan of the “Great 8” and the Washington Capitals. He was extremely proud of his three sons’ hockey accomplishments.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Yvonne (Doiron); daughter, Dale, Pomquet; three sons, Rob (Lynda), Michigan; Stan (Melanie) Quebec; Dean (Renee), North Carolina; 10 grandchildren, Melanie, Braydan, Sydni, Skyler, Lauren, Donovan, Cody, Lou, Sienna, Jocelyn; sister, Rita (Jack) Melanson-Swan, Halifax.
He was predeceased by his brother, Clarence.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Online condolences: www.clcurry.com

Richardson, Naomi

Funeral service for the late Naomi Bertha Loretta Richardson, 68, Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow, formerly of Manassette Lake, was held May 16 in St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, St. Francis Harbour, with Father Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery at a later date.
Ms. Richardson died May 12, 2016, in Aberdeen Regional Hospital, New Glasgow.
Born in Manassette Lake, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Anne (Shea) Richardson. She was a long-time resident of Riverview Homes, Stellarton. She enjoyed listening to country music, reading and rocking her younger siblings and her many nieces and nephews.
She is survived by eight sisters, Lorraine (Gary) Ehler, St. Francis Harbour; Ruby Ehler (Danny), Manassette Lake; Priscilla (Richard) Hansen, Truro; Hazel Richardson (John), East Tracadie; Darlene (Gary) Green, Linwood; Agnes (Murray) Crocker, Truro; Debbie (Tom) Boudreau, East Tracadie; Joanne (Danny) MacLeod, Truro; two brothers, Sam (June), Kemptown; Willard (Dianne), Truro; sister-in-law, Linda Richardson, Antigonish; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two sisters, Linda, in infancy; Rose; brother, Austin; brother-in-law, Keith Ehler.
Memorial donations may be made to the St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery Fund, Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow, or Riverview Homes, Stellarton.
Online condolences: www.haverstocks.com

MacDonnell, John A.

Funeral service for the late John A. MacDonnell, 98, Glen Roy, Antigonish County, was held May 6 in St. Andrew’s Church, St. Andrews, with Father Gary MacPherson officiating, assisted by Fr. Charles Cameron and Fr. Daniel MacDonald. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mr. MacDonnell died May 3, 2016, in the RK MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Betty Ann Mills, Janice Gillis and Donnie MacDonald. Michelle McGrath and Leona Duykers presented the offertory gifts. Eucharistic minister was Marlene MacKenzie. Music was provided by James MacPherson and violinist John Pellerin.
Active pallbearers were Kevin Landry, Dennis MacDonald, John Landry, Cameron Gillis, Joe MacDonnell, Allan MacDonnell, Phyllip Chisholm and George Landry.
Honorary pallbearers were A.J. MacDonald, Duncan Chisholm, Allan Dwyer, Andy DeGaust, Sandy Kennedy, Bill Feltmate, Benny Ten Brinke, Bernie MacDonald, Jack Forbes and John A. MacGillivray.
Born in Glen Roy, he was a son of the late Angus and Florence (MacPherson) MacDonnell. He was a lineman for the Nova Scotia Power Commission. He was a member of St. Andrew’s Parish and the Oak & Owl Club, where he did many hours of volunteer work for both the parish and the community. He enjoyed gardening and caring for his immaculate property. He spent many hours in the woods preparing firewood. He enjoyed attending local sporting events, and card games, right up until his 98th birthday, and a strong cup of tea.
He is survived by brother, Donald (Anita), Hamilton; three sisters, Theresa (Nick) Landry, Lower South River; Mary Gillis (late Dougald), Pinevale; Joan Chisholm (late Bernard), Lanark; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two brothers, Alex, Allan F.; two sisters, Sadie MacDonald, Kay Landry.
Donations can be made to the Oak & Owl Club or St. Andrew’s Cemetery Fund.

Hamilton, Mary D.

A memorial service for the late Mary Duffus Hamilton, 92, was held May 6 in St. James United Church, Antigonish, with Reverend Peter Andrew Smith officiating. Burial will be in New Campbellton, NS.
Mrs. Hamilton died April 25, 2016.
Remembrance of Mrs. Hamilton was given by Dr. John Hamilton. Readers were Rev. Dr. Hugh Farquhar and Dr. Matthew Tucker. Music was provided by soloist Alistair Hamilton, violinist Dr. Glenn Graham, pianist Dr. Claire Hamilton, organist Sheila Davison and St. James Senior Choir.
Born November 13, 1923, in New Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late Rev. George and Rubie (Duffus) Farquhar. The family moved to Halifax in 1925. She was educated at the Morris Street School and Halifax Academy, and took a secretarial course at the Halifax Business College, becoming a stenographer at Pier 21 for most of the Second World War. During the war, she did interviews with torpedoed refugees, saw the first German prisoners-of-war arrive, and met Churchill on his way to the Quebec conferences. After the war, she studied at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and Dalhousie University, graduating with degrees in Arts and Education. She taught school for a year in the LaHave Islands and in 1949, married Ross Hamilton. She was the minister’s wife in United Church charges in Norton, West Saint John, Winnipeg, Halifax and Margaree. She was actively involved in those congregations in Sunday School, UCW, CGIT, various choirs, and other cultural organizations. In 1967, the family returned to Halifax to Bethany United Church and the Atlantic School of Theology. She was active in many of the national and UCW committees of the church. She resumed painting, spending many hours with a painting group at the IWK, creating work in support of their annual Kermesse fundraising event. She was an avid reader. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by children Dr. John Hamilton (Dr. Minoli Amit), Antigonish; James Hamilton (Gantsetseg Rentsendorj), Vancouver; Sheila (Hamilton) Tucker, Porter’s Lake; Neil Hamilton (Juliet Hamilton), Ottawa; Dr. Andrew Hamilton (Dr. Joanne Nicholson), Kingston, Ontario; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Ross Hamilton; brother, Gordon Ian Farquhar; sister, Margaret Jean (Farquhar) Cameron.
Memorial donations may be made to the Mission and Service Fund of the United Church, Saint Martha’s Hospital Foundation, or to a charity of choice.
Online condolences: www.MacIsaacs.ca

Ryan, Foster Francis

Funeral service for the late Foster Francis Ryan, 91, Mulgrave, was held May 13 in St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Mulgrave, with Father Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mr. Ryan died May 8, 2016, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.
Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late Clement George and Bridget (Watt) Ryan. He worked at the Canso Canal under the Canadian Coast Guard for 34 years. He also worked on the SS Scotia II. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving overseas from 1942-1945 as a gunner with the Royal Canadian Navy.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jean (Richard); daughter, Veronica Ryan, Mulgrave; three sons, George (Helen), Rexton, New Brunswick; Christopher (Doug), London, England; Gerard (Dale), Port Hawkesbury; five grandchildren, Brent Ryan, Darren Ryan, Heather Ryan, Brittany Ryan, Eric Ryan; two great-grandchildren, Georgia and Taylor Ryan; two sisters, Joan (George) Hurry, Ottawa; Theresa MacDonald, North Sydney; two brothers, Eric (Anna), Mulgrave; Bobby (Jean), North Sydney.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Earl, Miles, James; two sisters, Eileen Power, Laura MacDonald.
Memorial donations may be made to the Mulgrave and Area Resting Place, St. Lawrence Cemetery Fund or the Nova Scotia Lung Association.
Online condolences: www.haverstocks.com

Grover, Vera L. M.

Funeral service for the late Vera Letitia Mae Grover, 79, Milford Haven Home for Special Care, Guysborough, formerly of Boylston and Cole Harbour, Guysborough County, was held May 10 in the Church of the Good Shepherd, Tor Bay, with Reverend Sue Channen officiating. Burial was in St. Bartholomew’s Parish Cemetery, Cole Harbour.
Mrs. Grover died May 7, 2016, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.
Born May 26, 1936, in Guysborough, she was a daughter of the late William and Edith (Dort) Kirby. In her earlier years, she enjoyed dancing and socializing with friends and family. She especially enjoyed the live music played in her home. She also enjoyed sewing and baking, making many quilts and cookies. She was a member of St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Church, Cole Harbour.
She is survived by her daughter, Heather; two sisters, Marjorie Lewis, Halifax; Shirley (Carl) Luddington, New Harbour; special niece, Linda (Gregory) Sangster, New Harbour; niece, Marian Lutz; four nephews, William, Robert and Samuel Luddington; Leland Kirby Jr.
She was predeceased by her husband, Leonard; brother, Leland Kirby; two sisters, June Peart, Joyce, in infancy.
Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, Guysborough Memorial Hospital Diabetic Clinic or Milford Haven Home for Special Care.
Online condolences: www.gwgiffin.com

Morrow, Mary G. A.

Funeral service for the late Mary Geneva Alice Morrow, 77, Pembroke, Ontario, will be held at a later date in Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Canso. Burial will be in Start of the Sea Parish Cemetery.
Mrs. Morrow died May 8, 2016, in Marianhill Nursing Home, Pembroke.
Born in Canso, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Dorothy (Eustace) Pembroke. Following years of teaching, she worked with the Star of the Sea Parish, Canso, where she was a religious education coordinator for many years.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Ralph Morrow; four sons, Terry, Fredericton, New Brunswick; Ralph (Tammy), Sean, both of High River, Alberta; Paul (Rita), Calgary, Alta.; three daughters, Patti (Derek), Halifax; Shelley (Wayne), Petawawa, Ont.; Cyndi (Jamie), Pembroke, Ont.; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Bob (Joyce), Dartmouth; sister, Betty MacInnis, Antigonish; numerous cousins.

Doyle, Eileen ‘Ursula’

Funeral service for the late Eileen ‘Ursula’ Doyle, 77, Mulgrave, was held May 10 in St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Mulgrave, with Father Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. Doyle died May 6, 2016, in the Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston.
Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Leo and Mary Virginia (Jellow) Brophy. She was a member of St. Lawrence Parish CWL and the Red Hatter’s Society. She was artistic and enjoyed rug hooking, cross stitching and cooking.
She is survived by her daughter, Rachel DeYoung, Halifax; son, Kurt DeYoung, Amherst; sister, Carol (Allison) England, Mulgrave; two nephews, Steven, Jamie.
She was predeceased by three husbands, Donald DeYoung, William Smith, Leonard Doyle; two brothers, Mark and Joe Brophy.
Memorial donations may be made to the Strait Richmond Palliative Care Society, or to St. Lawrence Parish Cemetery Fund.
Online condolences: www.haverstocks.com

Horwill, Lisa Michelle

Funeral service for the late Lisa Michelle Horwill, 48, Rockdale, was held May 11 in Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. Horwill died May 5, 2016, in Strait Richmond Hospital.
Born July 1, 1967, she was the daughter of Louie and Loretta (Sampson) Boudreau, L’Ardoise. She found her spot within the family business, waitressing at the Cosy Corner and cooking at Louie’s Family Restaurant, but her favorite time was spent at L&L Takeout in Rockdale, where she worked beside her mother. After being unable to work due to developing MS, she focused on family and friends. She enjoyed company, cruising around the neighborhood on her scooter, and getting out to enjoy the sunshine.
Besides her parents, she is survived by her husband, Duane; two daughters, Vanessa (Jason) Ryan, Cassandra; brother, Kevin (Christy) Boudreau; nephew, Jesse; niece, Joee; sister-in-law, Stephanie (Greg) Seltham; nephew, Oliver.
She was predeceased by her paternal grandparents, Raymond and Mary Alma Boudreau; maternal grandparents, Alfie and Ella Sampson.
Memorial donations may be made to palliative care at the Strait Richmond Hospital.
Online condolences: www.greensfuneralhome.ca

MacInnis, Ronald John

Funeral service for the late Ronald John MacInnis, 79, Bedford, will be held Saturday, May 21, 2016, at 11 am, in Holy Rosary Church, Ballantyne’s Cove, with Father Evo Dipierro officiating.
Mr. MacInnis died March 21, 2016, in Northwood Ivany Place, Bedford.
Born April 6, 1936, and raised in Antigonish, he was a son of the late Dan Hugh and Patricia (Dawe) MacInnis.
He is survived by two sons, Peter (Margie), Collin (Gigi); two daughters, Mary Fraser (Colin), Anne Greeno (Jim); several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Marie Scutt, Anne Howard; three brothers, Ira MacInnis, Harold MacInnis, Brendan MacInnis.
He was predeceased by his wife, Bertha; daughter, Beverly Ellis; two sisters, Wilena Penny, Louise Heffron; siblings, in infancy.

Graham, John S.

Funeral service for the late John S. ‘Johnnie’ Graham, 86, Judique, was held May 5 in St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church, Judique, with Father Allan MacMillan officiating.
Mr. Graham died April 30, 2016.
Born June 8, 1929, in Judique, he was the son of the late Hugh R. and Sadie (MacLellan) Graham. He was a lobster fisherman for more than 60 years, drove the Judique school bus, until he retired at age 65, and cut pulp in his spare time. He was a quiet man who gave of himself to help his neighbors and friends, from what he planted in the ground, cut in the woods and fished in the ocean. He was very much in tune with nature and was never idle. A physically strong man, he loved the land and the sea. He had a deep and unquestioning faith and spent many hours in prayer. He enjoyed watching horse races and all sports, but was especially proud to be able to watch his grandson Andrew playing hockey in the NHL.
He is survived by daughter, Jeanette (Robert); four sons, Gerard (Carol Anne), Stanley (Sandra), Basil (Johanna), Darren (Heather); son-in-law, (Bernie); seven grandchildren, Breton (Cheryl), Andrew (Hali), Ryan, Jonathan, Lee Anne, Reilly, Hannah; two great-grandchildren, Sadie, Mason; two brothers, Joe (Kay) and Ronald D; special friend, Norman.
He was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Isabel (Rankin); daughter, Mary; two infant children; granddaughter, Mary Theresa; two brothers, Arthur Alexander, D.R.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew Parish, Judique; Central Inverness Palliative Care Society or Judique Volunteer Fire Department.
Online condolences: www.greensfuneralhome.ca

MacDonald, Mary Jo

Funeral service for the late Mary Jo MacDonald, 76, River Denys, was held May 6 in St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church, West Bay Road, with Father Allan MacPhie officiating.
Mrs. MacDonald died May 2, 2016, in the Inverary Manor, Inverness.
Born April 19, 1940, on Christmas Island, she was the daughter of the late Cecilia and John Farrell. She enjoyed baking, reading, singing, listening to music, animals and nature.
She is survived by her husband, Malcolm A. MacDonald; 10 children, Sandi, Catherine (Dan), Karen (Joe), Malcolm Jr, Glen (Anne), Leonard (Elizabeth), Lesa (Chris), Kim (Ken), John (Lisa), Dan; 17 grandchildren, Britney, Travis, Alex, Brandon, Janice, Charles, Cameron, Spencer, Tara, Olivia, Alexsandra, Emily, Caroline, Lauren, Kendra, Kennedy, Chloe; 11 siblings, Catherine, Dan, Johnny (Betty), Lenny (Anne), Anne Marie, Angie, Irene, Molly (Sander), Roddie (Gayle), Lexie, Phonsie (Mary).
She was predeceased by two sisters, Elizabeth, Peggy; brother, Neil.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or the Inverary Manor.
Online condolences: www.greensfuneralhome.ca

Cotie, Richard S.

Funeral service for the late Richard S. Cotie, 75, Grand Greve, was held May 6 in St. Peters Church, with Father Antolin Asor officiating.
Mr. Cotie died May 1, 2016, at home.
Born December 24, 1940, in Grand Greve, he was a son of the late Albert and Berthella (Lafford) Cotie. He was employed as a propane technician with Irving Oil Limited for more than 40 years. He was an avid reader and gifted storyteller. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially spending time in his garden or during hunting season.
He is survived by his wife, Anne Marie ‘Patsy’ (Thibeau); son, Richard (Tracy Ley – Cotie), Dartmouth; sister, Donna (Jack) Boutlier, Ottawa; several nieces and nephews; two sisters-in-law, Bernadette (Wally) Landry, Timberlea; Margie (Terry) Boudreau, St. Peters; brother-in-law, Edward (Ann) Thibeau, Sudbury, Ontario; neighbours and close friends, David and Mary Cotie.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Al, Wesley, Blaise; sister, Betty.
Memorial donations may be made to Harvest House Ministries, P. O Box 205, Glace Bay, NS, B1A 5V2
Online condolences: www.greensfuneralhome.ca

Feltmate, James Lee

Funeral service for the late James Lee Feltmate, 73, Goshen, Guysborough County, was held April 30 in Goshen Gospel Church, with Pastor John Luten officiating.
Mr. Feltmate died April 26, 2016, at home.
Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late Nathaniel and Mary Jane (Jordan) Feltmate. He was a trucker all of his working life, with various contractors in the local area. He also worked as a compliance officer with the Department of Transportation for more than 20 years. He served as an auxiliary police officer with the RCMP Sherbrooke detachment for 12 years.
He is survived by his son, Bradley, Goshen; two grandsons, Keagan, Nolan; sister, Alice Feltmate Fenton Strickland, Lethbridge, Alberta; sister-in-law, Barbara MacKeen, Goshen; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Sharon; daughter, Maureen; two brothers, Wesley Feltmate, Wilfred MacKeen, five sisters, Florence Yuzdepski, Alma Chambers, Betty Huggan, Dorothy Murphy, Bertha Mason.
Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Goshen Gospel Church.
Online condolences: www.gwgiffin.com

Greencorn, Ronald H.

Funeral service for the late Ronald Hazen ‘Ronnie’ Greencorn, 68, Canso, Guysborough County, was held May 7 in St. Paul’s United Church, Canso, with Reverend Heather Manuel officiating. Burial was in Fourth Hill Cemetery, Canso.
Mr. Greencorn died May 1, 2016, in Eastern Memorial Hospital, Canso.
Born in Half Island Cove, Guysborough Co., he was a son of the late Ira Jean Greencorn and Horace Anderson. He worked for many years at the Canso Fish Plant and lobster fishing.
He is survived by his wife of more than 25 years, Beatrice; two sons, Roy (Heather), Elmsdale; Paul (Margaret), Canso; daughter, Annette (Glen) Matlock, Walla Walla, Washington, USA; seven grandchildren, Lacey, Jonah, Tori, Luke, Skyler, Chayne, Brandon; brother, Victor (Sandra), Little Dover.
He was predeceased by grandson, Dustin Alvin; brother, Carson.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul’s United Church, Canso, or to the family.
Online condolences: www.haverstocks.com

DeLorey, Sharon Ann

Funeral service for the late Sharon Ann (DeCoste) DeLorey, 63, Tracadie, Antigonish County, was held May 3 in St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Tracadie, with Father John Barry officiating, assisted by Deacon Art Riley.
Mrs. Delorey died April 27, 2016, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.
Readers at the funeral Mass were nieces Susan Morrell, Denyse DeCoste and friend Gwen MacIntosh. Sisters Beverly Stewart, Carol Sweeny and sister-in-law Maureen DeCoste presented the offertory gifts. Eucharistic minister was friend Linda Boudreau. Music was provided by niece Natalie DeCoste (fiddle) and Ty Wallace (vocals and guitar).
Pallbearers were nephews, Michael DeCoste, Matthew DeCoste, Shane DeCoste, Marty Stewart, Fred DeLorey and John David DeCoste.
Born in Antigonish, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary Catherine (DeCoste) DeCoste of Havre Boucher. She was employed with DeCoste Interiors, Antigonish, from its beginning 25 years ago. During her time there she touched the lives of many, creating memorable experiences and lifelong friendships. She enjoyed photography.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years, James; three daughters, Jaimme-Lynn (Bob) Jennex, Porter’s Lake; Chataunna-Lee (Mark) Delorey, Candace DeLorey, both of Antigonish; three grandsons, Ryley Jennex, Brian and Tyler Delorey; eight brothers, Don (Kaye) DeCoste; Berkley (Elizabeth) DeCoste, Frankville; Ronnie (Martina) DeCoste, Country Harbour Mines; Colin (Angela) DeCoste, Frankville; Dale (Patricia) DeCoste, Edmonton, Alberta; Brian DeCoste, Antigonish; Glenn (Laurene) DeCoste, William’s Point; Paul (Connie) DeCoste, Havre Boucher; four sisters, Carol Sweeny, South River; Beverly (Martin) Stewart, Havre Boucher; Janet (Mike) Conley, Drumheller, Alta.; Shirley (Ernie) DeCoste, Linwood; sister-in-law, Maureen DeCoste, Pomquet; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by three brothers, Xavier, Ignatius, Roger; two sisters-in-law, Shirley Peeples, Eileen Burns; brother- in-law, Ralph Sweeny.
Memorial donations may be made to Cathy’s Place Cancer Resource Centre or the Palliative Care Society at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital.
Online condolences: www.clcurry.com