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McCULLY, Verna Mae - Of The Mira, 426 Young Street, Truro, died January 23, 2001, in The Mira. Born in Poplar Grove, P.E.I., she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Hannah (Morrison) Milligan. She was a member of the Brunswick Street United Church, Truro and the Friendly Hour Group. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by daughter, Helen (Herb) Taplin, Truro; son, Percy (Patsy), Deep Brook, Annapolis County; six grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Karl Everett; daughter, Joyce in infancy; sisters, Olive and Dorothy; brothers, William, Colin, Arthur, Wesley, Daniel and Robert. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday in the Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, Rev. Karen MacNeill officiating with burial to be held at a later date. Family flowers only, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
OBIT # 2002 – HALIFAX HERALD – 24 JAN 2001
SMITH (Sparks), Mary Elizabeth - The passing away of Mary Elizabeth (Sparks) Smith, of Stoney Creek, Ontario, formerly of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, occurred in Elmira, Ontario, on Sunday, January 21st., 2001, in her 89th year. She was predeceased by her husband, Lloyd O. Smith, formerly of New Glasgow, N.S. on August 25th., 2000. Elizabeth was a patient the past several months in the Henderson Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario and faced her illness with courage and determination, as she had with many challenges throughout her life. She was a former member of the Trinity United Church, New Glasgow, N.S. and attended Stoney Creek United Church while living in that city. Elizabeth will be lovingly remembered by brothers, Gordon, Englehart, Ontario; Albert and wife, Olive, Dartmouth, N.S.; sisters, Louise (Sparks) MacLeod, Dartmouth, N.S.; Edith and husband Heath Llewellyn, Newcastle, Ontario and sister-in-law, Avis (Clifton) Sparks, Perth, Ontario; several cousins, nieces, nephews and dear friends across Canada and the U.S.A. Elizabeth was predeceased by her parents, George and Minnie (Cameron) Sparks, formerly of New Glasgow and brothers, Leonard, Clifton and Samuel. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors at the H.W.Angus Funeral Home, King Street, New Glasgow on Friday, February 2nd., from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where a memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 3rd., at 2 p.m. with Rev. Chalmers Hatcher officiating. If so desired, donations in her memory may be made to the charity of one's choice.
OBIT # 2003 – PICTOU ADVOCATE - 1990
George H. Jenkins, 87, Green Hill, died Saturday, February 17 *1990*, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Meridan, Conn., he was a son of the late Samuel and Margaret (Dudley) Jenkins. He was a retired carpenter and a member of First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow. He was a resident of Connecticut before moving to Green Hill 20 years ago. He is survived by his wife, the former Dorothy Mellor; a daughter, Jane (Mrs Marvin Tuthill), Green Hill; a sister, Ruth Carlson, Massachusetts; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister and a brother. The body has been cremated. Private family memorial service will be held at a later date with burial in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens, Alma.
OBIT # 2004 – HALIFAX HERALD – 25 JAN 2001
FRASER, Dorothy Mae - Of 121 Stellar Street, Stellarton, passed away on Wednesday, January 24th, 2001, in the Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow. Born in Westville, she was a daughter of the late John and Laura (Clark) Arnold. She was a resident of Stellarton since 1935 where she was a member of the Sharon St. John United Church and the U.C.W. She was also a member and past matron of Harmony Chapter #25, O.E.S. and the Aberdeen Hospital Ladies Auxiliary. She was a former employee of Zeller's Department Stores Limited, retiring after eighteen years. She is survived by a son, Arnold (Alice), Stellarton; nine grandchildren, Jack Fraser (Marjory), New Glasgow; Heather (Doug) Adamson, Edmunston, N.B.; Karen (Craig) Colbourne, Plymouth; Michelle Fraser, Dartmouth; Glenn Fraser, Stellarton; Penny (Eddie) Stewart, Stellarton; Arnold (Donna) Fraser, Stellarton; Scott Fraser (Shannon), New Glasgow; Kevin Fraser, Calgary. sixteen great-grandchildren and by a sister, Mrs. Mildred Gordon, Stellarton. She was predeceased by her husband, John W. (Jack) and by a son, Jack. Her remains will rest in H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton with visitation today from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. on Saturday from the Sharon St. John United Church, Stellarton with Rev. Howard Crooks officiating. Burial in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Donations in her memory may be made to the Pictou County Food Bank or Sharon St. John United Church Building Fund.
OBIT # 2005 – HALIFAX HERALD –
FRASER, Margaret "Peggy" - 83, Glen Haven Manor, died Tuesday, January 23, 2001, in the Manor. She had been a resident of Highland Drive, New Glasgow for 56 years, prior to moving to the Manor. Born in New Glasgow, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Sarah (Maloney) MacNeil. She was a member of Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church and the C.W.L. Surviving are her daughter, Shirley (Doug) Miller, Moncton, N.B. Beloved grandchildren, Fraser (Susan) Miller, Stellarton; Charlene, Moncton; great-granddaughter, Ireland; several cousins. Predeceased by husband, Charles. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in the R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow, from where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Rev. Regis Halloran officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery at a later date. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society. Saint John the Baptist C.W.L. will meet at the funeral home 1:45 p.m. today for prayers.
OBIT # 2006 – HALIFAX HERALD – 25 JAN 2001
PATTERSON, Rev. Marian A. - 80, formerly of Braeshore, Pictou County, died Wednesday, January 17th., 2001, at her home in Waterville, Maine. Born in Hartford, CT., she was a daughter of the late Edward M. and Alice (Spencer) Archibald. She graduated from Bowling Green (Ohio) State University in 1942, and later received a Master of Arts degree at Ohio State University. After teaching high school in Ohio for nine years, she resigned to attend Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey for training in Christian Education, since ordination of women was still many years in the future. In June, 1952, she married Alan H. Patterson and worked as a Director of Christian Education in California and Tennessee, before they returned to Ohio where she taught in Canton for twenty-three years. Following the death of her husband, in January,1985, Marian felt called to ministry and enrolled at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, receiving the degree of Master of Divinity in May, 1986. She was ordained as a minister in The Presbyterian Church in Canada at St.Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Pictou, Nova Scotia, in November, 1986, and began her ministry at St. Matthew's Presbyterian Church, Grand Falls, Nfld. In April, 1988, she returned to Pictou and served various churches in the area as short-term supply and interim minister until in April, 1995, she was invited to join the staff at First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. There she served as Assistant to the Minister, retiring in June, 2000, at which time the church honoured her with the title of Minister Emeritus. A short time later, she and her sister, Alice Eaddy, with whom she lived, moved to Maine. In addition to her sister, she is survived by a daughter, the Rev. Marjorie J. (David )Brown, London, England and two sons, Dr. Richard J. (Barbara) Patterson, Minneapolis, MN and James R. (Diane) Patterson, Columbus, OH and seven grandchildren. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow on Saturday, January 27th., at 2:00 p.m. with Dr. Glen Matheson officiating, assisted by Rev. Kenneth Stright and Mrs. Jessie Johnson. Following the service, a reception will be held in the Church Hall. Arrangements are under the care of the H.W.Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow.
OBIT # 2007 – HALIFAX HERALD – 25 JAN 2001
HUSHARD, Clothilda Ann "Tillie" - 89, Halifax, passed away in theMelville Lodge Nursing Home, on Tuesday, January 22, 2001. Born June 18,1911, in Stellarton, N.S., she was a daughter of the late John and Mabel (Burns) MacNeil. She is survived by two daughters, Marjorie (Mrs. James Kirby), Bedford; Sandra (Mrs. Ralph Richardson), Ottawa; son, Ernest and wife Patricia, Bedford; sisters, Stella Bredin, Niagara Falls; Sylvia LeBlanc, Dartmouth; brother, Elmer MacNeil, North Sydney; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, William; her twin sister, Mary and her other sisters, Helen, Edith and Clara and a brother, John. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Friday, in St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, Mumford Rd., Rev. Lloyd O'Neill officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
OBIT # 2008 – HALIFAX HERALD – 26 JAN 2001
EATON, Julia Christina Catherine - Age 64, of Kirk Avenue, Stellarton, passed away on Wednesday, January 24th., 2001, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Halfway Cove, Guysborough County, she was the daughter of Nettie (Dort) (Jamieson ) Eaton, New Glasgow and the late Edison Jamieson. She was a resident of Stellarton for the past forty-eight years and was a member of Christ Anglican Church, Stellarton. She was a volunteer and member of the Pictou County Light Horse Club. Surviving besides her mother are sons, Frank (Marjorie), Stellarton; Robert (Donna), Pictou; Kevin, at home; daughters, Elsie (John) Cameron, Stellarton; Heather (David) Morrison, Moose River, Pictou County; Lorie (Shawn) Angevine, Bridgeville; grandchildren, Lisa, John, Karen, Ashley, Vicky, Margaret, David, Laura, Sherry, Mike, Paige and Carol; great- grandchildren, Christian, Austin, Mandy, Justin, Logan, Nicholas, Michael, Julia, brother; Alvin (Annette) Jamieson, Trenton. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert (Bob) Eaton; daughter, Julia (Do) Linthorne; great-granddaughter, Frankie, and brother, Carmen Jamieson. Her remains will rest in the H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton with visitation Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday from Christ Anglican Church, Stellarton with Rev. James McCorriston officiating, assisted by Rev. Aidan Kingsbury. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to the charity of one's choice.
OBIT # 2009 – HALIFAX HERALD – 27 JAN 2001
CARR (MacKinnon), Jeannette - 96, passed away at Hyde Park, Boston, Mass. Born in Lismore, Pictou Co., lived in Antigonish before moving to Boston. Daughter of the late Jim and Margaret MacKinnon, Antigonish. Survived by sister, Effie Osborne, Dartmouth; nieces, Bobby Gallagher, Oshawa; Ricarda VanRengen, North Bay; Lois Nicholson, Bedford; Donna Duggan Lismore; Margie Boyle, Alice MacDonald, MaryAnn MacIssac and Kathleen Cameron, Antigonish; nephew, Jim Osborne, Dartmouth; loving step family in Boston and Florida. Predeceased by husband, Larry (Hyde Park); sisters, Mae Forbes, Marie Milner; twin sister, Annie Wilmot, all of Antigonish; brother, Charles MacKinnon, Boston. Funeral and burial in Hyde Park, Boston.
OBIT # 2010 – HALIFAX HERALD – 27 JAN 2001
EISAN, Melvin Arthur Thomas "Mel" - 64, of Courtenay, passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital on Wednesday, January 24, 2001. Predeceased by his parents, Earl and Helen Eisan and by his brothers, Carl and Earl and sister, Sheila. Mel is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Moira; his children, Kevin of Courtenay; Aileen (Daryl) Schienbein of Canmore, Alta.; Carl of Val Court, Que.; grandchildren, Jeffrey, Maegen and Sarah Schienbein. Also left behind are his sisters, Juanita (Gary) Smith of Peterborough, Ont.; Mary (Edgar) LeBlanc, Sybil (Bob) Spriggs, Carolyn (Norman) Rodgers and by his brothers, Kenn (Grace) Eisan and Lee (Joan) Eisan and by his sister-in-law, Helen Eisan, all of Nova Scotia and by his brother-in-law, John Pompeo of Montreal, Que.; many nieces and nephews and friends. Mel was born February 19, 1936 in Halifax, N.S., joined the Canadian Armed Forces (underage) the R.C.N. (1953-1958) and R.C.A.F. (1958-1979), worked for B.C. Ferries (Little River Division), (1979-1990). Prayers at Christ The King Catholic Church, 1599 Tunner Road, Courtenay, Sunday evening, January 28th, at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian burial, Monday, January 29th, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Joe Killoran celebrant. Cremation to follow. Comox Valley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1101 Ryan Road, Courtenay, B.C., V9N 3R6 entrusted with the arrangements. Mel's family requests, no flowers but if you wish, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Comox Valley Unit, No. 102-1509 Cliffe Ave., Courtenay, B.C. V9N 2K6 would be appreciated.
OBIT # 2011 – HALIFAX HERALD – 27 JAN 2001
HUGHES, John "Jack" - 83, Linacy, died January 25, 2001, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Stellarton, son of the late Albert and Ethel Hughes. Survived by daughter, Brenda MacLeod, Linacy; son, John "Jackie" Hughes, Ottawa; sister, Nellie Wojcik, Stellarton; brothers, George "Geordie" Hughes, New Glasgow; Frederick "Freddy" Hughes, MacLellan's Brook; three grandchildren, one stepgrandchild; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Predeceased by wife, Gloria (MacKay); sister, Edith Hughes; a brother-in-law. Cremation has taken place. No visitation. Memorial service 1:30 p.m. Sunday in P & K MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow, Rev. Sheldon MacLeod and Rev. Bruce Morrison officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery.
OBIT # 2012 – EVENING NEWS – 26 JAN 2001
STELLARTON - James Harvey Watters, age 81, of Cambridge Ave., Stellarton, died Wednesday, January 24th, 2001, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Stellarton, he was the son of the late William D. and Margaret (Howard) Watters. He was a resident of Stellarton for most of his life. He had worked in the Allan Shaft as an electrician and then for the C. N. R. for 31 years starting in Moncton, then moving to Montreal and on to the Gimli Training Centre in Manitoba where he was an instructor for training engineers. He had served overseas with the Pictou Highlanders and the North Novas and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch # 34, Stellarton and the Tweedie Lodge AF & AM, Moncton. James was a member and faithful elder of the First Presbyterian Church, Stellarton and was very involved in all Church activities. He is survived by his wife, the former Jean MacCuish; brother W. D. Watters (Gladys), Wolfville; sisters; Mrs. Claire Sutherland, Riverton; Mrs. Margie Brownell, Anna Campbell (Kenny), all of Stellarton and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Warren and by a sister, Mary Bayer. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitations by request of the deceased. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday from the First Presbyterian Church, Stellarton with Rev. Charles McPherson officiating. Burial of ashes will be in the Brookside Cemetery at a later date. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, Stellarton or to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the H. C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton.
OBIT # 2013 – HALIFAX HERALD – 29 JAN 2001
ARCHIBALD, Herbert Leslie - 94, a lifelong resident of Kemptown, passed away in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow on January 27, 2001. Born in Kemptown, he was a son of the late Alfred and Rosie (Fisher) Archibald. Well known for his love of the woods, Herb worked for many years in various lumber mills throughout the province and enjoyed the steam-powered engines the most. In later years, he operated his own sawmill and shingle maker in his backyard. He also worked in the coal mines in Debert and Kemptown in earlier years as well as the shipyards in Pictou during the Second World War. Herb was a member of the Kemptown United Church and the oldest member of the Valley-Kemptown Fire Brigade. He donated his land in Kemptown on which Kemptown Fire Hall stands today. He is survived by his daughter, Alexa McLennan, Kemptown; sons, Wayne (Irene), Kemptown; Oliver (Bernice), Mississauga, Ont.; grandchildren, Alan, John, Lisa, Rick, Terri, Debrah, Jackie and Jody; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Edgar (Marg), Lower Onslow; sister-in-law, Elva Archibald, Truro. He was predeceased by his wife, Jean Hoare; sisters, Vera and Margaret; brothers, George, Lee, Stan and Charlie. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, both in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, Rev. Curtis MacDonald officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in the Kemptown United Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kemptown United Church or the Kemptown United Church Cemetery.
OBIT # 2014 – HALIFAX HERALD – 29 JAN 2001
MacINTOSH, Claude Carvell "Claudie" - 65, Hillside, Pictou Co., died January 27, 2001, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Thorburn, son of the late William Henry and Christena Ross (MacDonald) MacIntosh. Surviving are wife, Rose (Crooks); daughters, Carolyn, at home; Susan Jamieson, Caribou River; granddaughter, Ashley; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by sisters, Alva Haggart, baby Catherine MacIntosh; brother, Norman. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday, both in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow, Rev. Glenn MacDonald officiating. Burial in Hillside Cemetery. Donations to the Multi Organ Transplant Program QEII Health Sciences Centre or SPCA Shelter.
OBIT # 2015 – HALIFAX HERALD – 29 JAN 2001
PARKER, Bertha M. - At the Rocmaura Nursing Home on Sunday, January 28, 2001, Bertha Maude Parker age 95 of Saint John, wife of the late E. Gladstone Parker. Born in Saint John, a daughter of the late H. Clarke and Maude Hennessy. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She had resided in Trenton until the passing of her husband E. Gladstone Parker. She returned to Saint John 17 years ago and took up residence at Loch Lomond Villa and moved to Rocmaura Nursing Home in1999. Bertha had worked for 30 years at the Canadian Red Cross New Brunswick Division in Saint John. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by two sisters, Hazel Depew of Toronto and Doris M. Cheyne of Saint John. She is survived by stepson, Vernon Lee Parker and his wife Jeanine of Little Harbour; also a stepdaughter, Mary Jo and her husband John Nandlal of Ontario; several cousins. Her remains are resting at R.H. Porter Funeral Home, Trenton, N.S. for visitation today from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 30, 2001, from the R.H. Porter Funeral Home, Trenton at 2 p.m. with Rev. James Chisholm officiating. Interment will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross Society.
OBIT # 2016 – EVENING NEWS – 29 JAN 2001
WESTVILLE - The death of Berna (Hubley) Kearns, age 77 years, formerly of Westville, occured on Friday, January 26, 2001, in Shawville Hospital, Quebec. She was a daughter of the late Archie and Margaret (Wood) Hubley. She is survived by her husband, Tom, Otter Lake, Quebec; a daughter Paula Debeau (and husband Ken), Otter Lake; and a granddaughter, Joanne. She is also survived by sisters, Lois Baillie, Agincourt, ON; Willa Aggett, Dartmouth; Lylia MacIntosh (and husband Rod), Stellarton; Margaret Armstrong (and husband Bob), Willowdale, ON. Funeral service will take place in St. Charles Church, Otter Lake, QC.. Cremation will follow. A private spring interment will take place.
OBIT # 2017 – HALIFAX HERALD – 30 JAN 2001
LESLIE, Mary Isabel "Mae" - 102, of the Maritime Odd Fellows Home, Pictou, passed away Monday, January 29, 2001, in the home. Born in Central Caribou, Pictou Co., she was the daughter of the late William and Louisa Catherine (Young) Fraser. A member of Princess Rebekah Lodge, No. 4, Pictou for almost 78 years, she had been a resident of the home for the past 13 years, and was the last surviving member of her family. She enjoyed quiet times, and was known for her beautiful hand work and knitting. Mae is survived by cousins, Christine (Elwood) Ross, Pleasant Valley, and Scott Young, Fall River. She was predeceased by her husband, William; brothers, Scott and John K. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today in McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou, from where funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Rev. Kenneth Stright officiating. Burial will be in Seaview Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Maritime Odd Fellows Home, Pictou.
OBIT # 2018 – HALIFAX HERALD – 30 JAN 2001
MacDONALD, Jean MacGeorge - 90, of Melville Heights, Halifax, formerly of New Glasgow, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2001, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Londonderry, Colchester Co., she was the daughter of the late Frederick R. and Georgia (Simpson) Gass. She was a member of Trinity United Church (UCW) and Ladies Auxiliary Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. She was also a member of the Sir Frederick Banting Chapter IODE and the New Glasgow Gyrettes. Jean spent most of her life in New Glasgow before moving to Halifax in 1997. An avid bridge player, she spent many enjoyable times with her friends at Melville Heights. We will all miss her great sense of humour. She is survived by her daughter, Betsy (Bob) Armstrong, Dartmouth; son, Ian (Anne), Halifax; grandchildren, Bruce and Heather Armstrong; brother, Rev. Douglas H. (Verna) Gass, Bridgewater; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Henry; brothers, Simpson, Donald M.; sisters, Margaret Cantley, Kathryn "Kit" McCulloch, and Helen Sproull. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will take place at Trinity United Church, New Glasgow at 2 p.m. Thursday. Reception to follow in the church hall. Donations may be made to Canadian National Institute for the Blind, Aberdeen Hospital Foundation, Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or the charity of choice.
OBIT # 2019 – HALIFAX HERALD – 30 JAN 2001
SAUNDERS, William "Bill" Frederick - 86, Hamilton Road, Westville, occurred on Saturday, January 27, 2001, at his home. Born in Westville, he was a son of the late Frederick and Agnes (MacMillan) Saunders. He was a member of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Westville. He was a veteran of the Second World War from 1939-1945 achieving the rank of Sergeant. He served overseas in Italy and Europe with the Cape Breton Highlanders. Mr. Saunders was a welder by trade working with Eastern Car Works and later Hawker Siddeley Ltd., and was also a farmer by occupation until retirement. He is survived by sisters, Agnes (Mrs. Hud Sample), Westville; Freda (Mrs. Lloyd Millen), New Glasgow; a brother, Donald (wife Florence), Union Centre; nieces, Dr. Karen Sample, Halifax; Patricia Crumback, Ont.; Valerie Millen, Ontario; a nephew, Donald F. Saunders, Union Centre. Mr. Saunders was predeceased by a sister, Winifred Clarke. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will take place in the spring. Arrangements are under the direction of Eagles Funeral Home, Westville.
OBIT # 2020 – HALIFAX HERALD – 31 JAN 2001
CHISHOLM, R. Melvin - 79, Highland Dr., New Glasgow, died January 30, 2001, at home. Born in Moose River, Pictou Co., a son of the late Robert David and Jessie Ann (Fraser) Chisholm. Surviving are wife, Margaret Elizabeth (Robertson); daughters, Elizabeth Betty Murphy, New Glasgow; Cheryl (Ed) Weir, Riverton; grandsons, Derek Weir, Halifax; Ryan Murphy, New Glasgow; nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by grandson, David Weir; sisters and brothers. Visiting 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in P.&K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral 1 p.m. Friday in St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow, Rev. Dr. James Farris officiating. Burial in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only.
OBIT # 2021 – HALIFAX HERALD – 1 FEB 2001
JENKINS, A. Bruce - 60, Plymouth, died Wednesday, January 31, 2001, in the Aberdeen Hospital. Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late Alton Alexander and Marjorie Anne (Hiltz) Jenkins. He had been a driver with Armor Transportation Systems for five years. Previously, he was a broker with Day & Ross and had owned/operated Turn-A-Bout Catering Linacy for eighteen years. He was a member of Sutherland's River Presbyterian Church, Royal Canadian Legion Br. 28, Stellarton, the Black Watch (RHR) of Canada Association, Atlantic Branch and a former member of Royal Canadian Legion Br. 34, New Glasgow. Bruce enjoyed traveling and had made over 75 blood donations to the Red Cross. Surviving are his wife, Kathleen Shirley "Kaye" (Ross); daughters, Kimberely Ann (Todd) Billick, Linacy; Barbara Gene (Travis) MacLean, Egerton; son, Bradley Bruce (Lori Starzomski) Jenkins, Linacy; step-daughters, Shirley, New Glasgow; Lori, Eureka; Cindy, Liverpool; Tracy, Toronto, Ont.; sisters, Barbara (Grant) MacDonald, Peggy (Wayne) Young, both of Linacy; Janet (Doug Brown) King, New Glasgow; grandchildren, Kayla and Michelle MacLean, Myles Stewart; step-grandchildren, Carlena, Jenni, Michelle and Joey. He was predeceased by a brother, Michael in infancy. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation by request of the family. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow with Rev. Charles MacPherson officiating. A reception will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 28, Stellarton. Interment of ashes will be at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations may be made in his memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Aberdeen Palliative Care Society. The Royal Canadian Legion Br. 28 will hold their service at the conclusion of the memorial service.
OBIT # 2022 – HALIFAX HERALD – 2 FEB 2001
LANGILLE, Mabel Josephine - Chance Harbour Rd., Pictou Co., died Thursday, February 01, 2001, in the Aberdeen Hospital. Born February 4,1935 in West River Station, she was a daughter of the late Herbert D. Fraser and Sadie (MacKay) MacKay. Before marriage, she had been employed with Eastern Meat Packers, Quality Cleaners and Sobeys. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarane, Trenton and a former Sunday School teacher. She was also a member of the Hillside Girls Club and Nan's 20 Plus Club. Mabel loved children, especially her grandchildren. Surviving are her husband, Lawrence H.; daughter, Gerry Langille, at home; son, Scott (Oswalda), Trenton; grandchildren, Timothy, Jeremy; sisters, Marie, Ontario; Marion, Halifax; Jean (Warren), Little Egypt; Edith (Fred) Baines, New Glasgow; brother, Robert, Trenton. She was predeceased by a sister in infancy; brothers, Johnson, Daniel, Edward and Les. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday in Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Douglas Herbert officiating. Interment in Hillside Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made in her memory to the V.O.N., Aberdeen Palliative Care Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
OBIT # 2023 – HALIFAX HERALD –
REID, Alice Margaret - Passed away peacefully on February 1st, 2001, at the Shiretown Nursing Home, Pictou in her 87th year. Born in River John, she was a daughter of the late Sherman and Amanda (Dwyer) Sillers. Although she had lived at the Shiretown Nursing Home since 1990, she and her husband Merril lived most of their lives on the Gunn Road, River John. She was a member of St. George's Presbyterian Church and was a devout church worker. She served as superintentant of the Sunday School for several years and was a CGIT leader, Leader of the Young People's Society and of the Vacation Bible School. She also was a member of Welsford Ladies' Aid. Besides her husband, Merril, who resides at the Mira Nursing Home, Truro, she is survived by daughters, Ruth (Wayne) Drew, Porter's Lake; Joan (Russell) Graham, Scotsburn, Pictou Co.; son, Robert (Isabel), Abercrombie; brother, Canon Ernest Sillers, California; as well as seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Predeceased by sisters, Violet, Amanda; brothers, Sherman, Ross, Alton and Hibbert. Visitation will be in MacLeod's Funeral Home, River John, today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, February 3rd, 2001, at St. George's Presbyterian Church, Rev. Jeanette Fleischer officiating. Spring burial in Hamilton Cemetery, River John. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. George's Presbyterian Church Fund.
OBIT # 2024 – HALIFAX HERALD – 5 JAN 1937
Westville, Jan. 4 - A well known citizen of Westville, John Alex Fraser, passed away this morning at his home, Fox Brook Road. Mr. Fraser had been in failing health for some time. He was twice married. His first wife
predeceased him several years ago. He was the father of a large family, and besides his wife he is survived by six daughters and four sons - Mrs. H. E. Munroe, Mrs. James Dalling, Westville; Mrs. David Thompson, Stellarton; Miss Josie Fraser, Winnipeg; Mrs. Elizabeth Wilson, Elizabeth, New Jersey; Lena, also residing in the USA; Carl and Alex Fraser, both residing in Providence, R.I.; John W. and Howard Fraser, both of Westville. One sister, Mrs. Priscilla Fraser, and three brothers, W. T. Fraser, Edward Fraser, and Howard Fraser, all of Westville are also surviving members of his family. Another brother, Angus Fraser, Westville, was killed at the Drummond Colliery a few years ago. The late Mr. Fraser was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church and of Scotia Lodge, I. O. O. F., Westville.
OBIT # 2025 – HALIFAX HERALD – 14 JAN 1937
New Glasgow, Jan. 13 - The death occurred in the Aberdeen Hospital of Henry Allister Nicholson at the age of 28, following a serious operation. For the past twelve years he had been an employee of the C.N.R., latterly in the track department. It was while on duty at Sunny Brae that he was suddenly stricken. He was a valued member of the Elks' Club. There are left to mourn their loss, his parents, one sister, Katharine, and six brothers, George, Archie, Arthur, Hector, Robert and Louis.
OBIT # 2026 – HALIFAX HERALD – 14 JAN 1937
Westville, Jan. 13 - The death of a well-known resident of Pictou County occurred late Tuesday evening in the person of Daniel H. MacLean, whose passing occurred at his home at Greenwood. The late Mr. MacLean was born at Baddeck 82 years ago but had been a resident of Pictou County for the greatest part of his life. His wife predeceased him five years ago, and he is survived by one daughter, Miss Catherine MacLean at home. He is also survived by three brothers and two sisters, Roderick MacLean, Dominion, C.B., Malcolm and John MacLean; Mrs. Annie Anderson and Mrs. Kate MacNeil, all of Glace Bay. Town Engineer Hector Carr, Westville, is a cousin of the deceased. The late Mr. MacLean was a member of Moore Lodge, I.O.O.F., Thorburn, for more than fifty five years, and members of this fraternal order will have charge of the funeral service, which will be held Thursday afternoon from his late residence, conducted by Rev. Claude Hayward of the Presbyterian Church. Interment will take place at Castle Hill cemetery, MacLellan's Brook.
OBIT # 2027 – HALIFAX HERALD – 5 JAN 1937
Westville, Jan. 4 - Following a week's illness with pneumonia, Aaron Humpherson passed away late Saturday evening at the age of 67 years. For the past few years he made his home with his sister, Mrs. John Leese, West St. He is also survived by a brother, John Humpherson, who also resides with Mrs. Leese. Another brother and sister living in Western Canada visited in Westville last summer, it being their first visit here since 25
OBIT # 2028 – EVENING NEWS – 10 NOV 1986
Trenton - Mary (Nellie) Steele, 89, Edward Mortimer Place, Pictou, formerly of Hampson Street, Trenton, died Sunday in Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital, Pictou. Born in Roman Valley, Guysborough County, she was a daughter of the late Dennis and Elizabeth (Bowles) Farrell. She attended Christ the King Roman Catholic Church and was a member of the altar society. She also belonged to the senior citizens club. She is survived by three daughters: Ann (Mrs Cyril Carpenter), New Glasgow; Florence (Mrs Michael Tomyl), Maynard, Mass.; Mrs Joan Kenney, Trenton; a son, Lawrence, Westville; 21 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Daniel; three daughters: Marion, Helen, and Katherine; three brothers: Edward, Vincent and John; a sister, Ann (Mrs Joseph MacDonald); a granddaughter. The remains will rest at the R.H. Porter Funeral Home, Trenton after 7 p.m. today. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Christ the King Roman Catholic Church. Interment will be in
Holy Cross cemetery. Donations may be made to the Edward Mortimer Place, Pictou.
OBIT # 2029- EVENING NEWS – 12 NOV 1986
Linacy - Elizabeth (Lizzie) Jean Hollis, 79, Linacy, Pictou County, formerly of Amherst, died Monday in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Shinimecas, Cumberland County, she was a daughter of the late Hedley and Mary (Patterson) Burns. She was a member of Trinity St. Stephen United Church, Amherst, and a former member of
Renwick United Church, Linden, where she was organist for 26 years. Prior to that, she had been organist in Shinimecas United Church for five years. She is survived by a daughter, Jean (Mrs Robert Cameron), New Glasgow; two sons: George, Hastings; Jack, Stellarton; three grandchildren; a sister, Sarah (Mrs Jim Smith), Linden; two brothers: Ross, Bible Hill; Clarke, Truro. She was predeceased by her husband, Alexander; a son, Frederick; a sister, Mabel; three brothers, David, Talmage and Rhodes. The remains rested at Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst, where funeral service was held today. Interment was in Renwick Church cemetery, Linden. Donations may be made to Nova Scotia Heart Foundation. The Pictou Advocate of Wednesday, November 19, 1986 printed the same obit, with additional information: date of death was Nov. 10; Rev. Parker Matheson officiated at the funeral.
OBIT # 2030 – EVENING NEWS – 10 NOV 1986
Thorburn - Dana Keith MacDonald, 17, of this community died Sunday as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of Mrs. Gene (Tanner) MacDonald and the late W. Alexander MacDonald. He lived in Thorburn all of his life and was a former student of East Pictou Rural High School and was presently enrolled at the Pictou Regional Vocational School, Stellarton. He was a member of Union Presbyterian Church, Thorburn; the Pictou County Gym; and a former member of Thorburn and District Minor Hockey Association. Surviving besides his mother, are a sister, Lara, at home; a maternal grandmother, Mildred (Mrs Keith Tanner), Thorburn; several aunts, uncles and cousins. The remains will rest at the H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow, with visiting after 5 o'clock today from where funeral service will be held Tuesday at 3:30. Interment will be in the Thorburn cemetery. The Pictou Advocate, Wednesday, November 19, 1986 printed the same obit, with the following additional information/differences: date of death was Nov. 9, in Truro; his mother's first name was spelled "Jene"; funeral was Nov. 11 and Rev. John Openshaw, assisted by Rev. J. Donald MacKay, officiated.
OBIT # 2031 – EVENING NEWS – 10 NOV 1986
Pictou - Sarah (Sally) Brooks, 80, Edward Mortimer Place, Pictou, died Saturday at the home. Born in Pictou, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Lee (Murray) Hudson. She was a member of St. James Anglican Church, Pictou. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Karl; four sisters: Margaret, Kathryn, Jennie and Olive. Funeral service was held today from the MacLaren Funeral Home. Interment was in Haliburton cemetery. The Pictou Advocate of Wednesday, November 12, 1986 printed the same obit, with additional information: date of death was Nov. 8; Rev. James Purchase officiated at the funeral.
OBIT # 2032 – EVENING NEWS – 26 JUNE 1987
Stellarton - Alexander (Alex) Bruce MacKay, 84, of MacKay Street, died Thursday in the Aberdeen Hospital. Born in Stellarton he was a son of the late David and Jane (Bruce) MacKay. He retired from the CNR in 1968 and later worked with Wear Well Garment until 1972. Mr MacKay was a member of the Masonic Order Keith Lodge, Stellarton; an avid curler having a long association with the former Bluenose Curling Club, New Glasgow; and Stellar Curling Club, Stellarton. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Stellarton. Surviving besides his wife, the former Reta Johnson, are three daughters: Marjorie (Mrs Graham Kehoe), Kingston, Ont.; Helen (Mrs Robert Bishop), Pugwash; Brenda (Mrs James Diamond), Regina, Sask.; one son, Roy of Edgetts Landing, N.B.; a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Margaret, Stellarton. He was predeceased by two brothers, Harry and Jim. His remains will rest at the H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton, on a day and time to be announced. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Interment will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to a charity of yourchoice.
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