JAMES, William Warren "Red"
JAMES, William Warren "Red" - 63, Retired, Foreign Service. With profound sorrow, we announce the death of this truly wonderful man. On December 15, 1999, in the Ottawa Hospital ICU, he lost a hard fought battle against complications of Wegener's Granulomatosis. Born in Almonte, Ont. to John and Dorothy James, he was predeceased by them and by his brother, John. He is survived by his wife, Mary and son, Michael, Ottawa; mother-in-law, Gwen Rowlings, Musquodoboit Harbour; sisters, Betty Toop, Almonte; Audrey MacDonald, Clayton, Ont.; brothers, Ennis, Portland, Ont.; Bob, Castor, Alta.; Winston, Haliburton, Ont.; many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, December 29, in Rowlings Funeral Home, Musquodoboit Harbour. Family will be present at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in First United Church, Musquodoboit Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations in Red's memory, to The Birches, Musquodoboit Harbour or to any charity will comfort us.
SUTTON, Alton Berkley
SUTTON, Alton Berkley - 76, 86 Nolans Lane, Glace Bay, died December 23, 1999, at home. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Berkley and Maude (Murphy) Sutton. He was a member of St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay. He was employed with the Radar Base as a engineer for 20 years, until his retirement in 1984. He served in the Second World War with the Signal Corps for three years. He was a life member of John Bernard Croak VC Legion Branch 003, Glace Bay and a member of the Royal Canadian Signal Association. Surviving are his wife, the former Gladys Payne, Glace Bay; son, Alton Jr., Ottawa; daughter, Ila MacMullin, Bedford; a daughter-in-law; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son, Sherman; sisters, Shirley, Noreen; daughter-in-law, Sheila. No visitation. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 2 p.m. Tuesday, in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay, Canon Fev. Arnold officiating. Burial on Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, Glace Bay.
LANDRY, William Burton
LANDRY, William Burton - 58, Skyline Dr., Harrietsfield, passed away January 14, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Robert and Lucy (Poirer) Landry. He was a member of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax and had been employed as a truck driver for the Municipal Trucking retiring in 1990. He is survived by his wife, the former Barbara Warner; son, William Joseph (Carrie), Lower Sackville; daughters, Nanette (Mrs. Todd Murphy) and Lisa (Mrs. Shannon Murphy), both of Halifax; brothers, Frank and James, both of Harrietsfield; sisters, Elizabeth (Mrs. Ray Bourge), Evelyn Arsenault, Rita (Mrs. Arthur Sangster), all of Halifax; sister, Helen, Toronto; grandchildren, Sheldon and Amy-lynn. He was predeceased by brothers, Edward and Donald; sister, Mary. There will be no service and no visitation. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association and the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch. Arrangements are under the direction of the J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax.
McGREGOR, Theodore Daley "Ted"
McGREGOR, Theodore Daley "Ted" - 89, Halifax, passed away October 20, 1999, in the QEII Infirmary Site. Born in Ottawa, he was the son of the late Stephen E. and Katherine (Daley) McGregor. He was a long time resident of North End Halifax. He had served in the Merchant Navy, and also with the Royal Canadian Navy. He was a longtime member of the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, a member of the Church Council and a member of the church choir, until ill health forced him to retire. He leaves to mourn his wife, the former Grace Demone; daughter, Carolen, Halifax; son, Stephen, Toronto; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter, Sandra; sister, Audrey; brothers, Edward, Winston. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Saturday, in the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection or any charity.
SHERMAN, Joseph Eugene
SHERMAN, Joseph Eugene - 70, 2 Murphy Avenue, Yarmouth, died October 19, 1999, at home. Born in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late Everett and Mary (Dulong) Sherman. He was a labourer. Surviving are brother, Billy, Yarmouth. He was predeceased by brothers, Everett, Frankie; sisters, Pearl, Ella. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Graveside service 2 p.m. Friday, Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery, Lieutenant Stevphen Kennedy officiating. Donations to Hope Centre, Yarmouth. Arrangements entrusted to Huskilson's Funeral Home, Yarmouth.
MATHESON, Myrtle Elizabeth
MATHESON, Myrtle Elizabeth - 5770 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, passed away after a brief illness on October 19, 1999, in the Aberdeen Hospital. Born in Trenton, she was a daughter of the late Gilbert and Ellen (Campbell) Matheson. She attended New Glasgow High School and later was a graduate of the Provincial Normal College, Truro. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Mary's University, Halifax. She was an active member of St. David's Presbyterian Church, Halifax. The majority of her teaching years were spent at LeMarchant Street School, Halifax. Surviving are sister, Hazel, Trenton; two nieces, Halifax. She was predeceased by her sister, Pearl; brother, Melvin; nephew, David. Funeral 4 p.m. today, in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow, Rev. Kenneth MacLeod officiating. Burial in the Lorne Street Cemetery. Donations to a charity of choice.
BURTON, Anthony Patrick "Tony"
BURTON, Anthony Patrick "Tony" - 62, Riverton, died Tuesday, October 19, 1999, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in London, England, he was a son of the late Patrick and Louisa (Jackson) Burton. He had served with Royal Navy and Esso Marine in the United Kingdom, later accepting work at Michelin Tire, from where he retired in 1995. Tony was an avid gardener and woodworker. He loved his Newfoundland Dogs, fishing and outdoor life. He was the founder of the Stellarton Gymnastics Club and served many terms as head coach. He was named Nova Scotia Men's Team Coach in 1984 when they won gold at the Atlantic Championships. Tony is survived by his wife, Peggy (Freestone) Burton; son, Neil, Vancouver, B.C; Claire (Dwayne), Victoria, P.E.I.; and recent granddaughter, Madison; sister, Lynn, Scotland; and brother, Allan, Germany. Cremation has taken place. There will be no funeral services by request. A reception in honor of Tony will be held this Saturday, October 23, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the family home on Harmony Lane, Riverton. Friends old and new are welcome. Donations in Tony's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the SPCA or to a charity of ones choice. Arrangements are under the direction of H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton.
HARDY, Donald Wilbert
HARDY, Donald Wilbert - 88, Lockeport, died October 20, 1999, in the Roseway Hospital, Sandy Point. Born in Allendale, he was a son of the late Aubrey and Pearl (Swim) Hardy. He worked in the fishing industry all of his life. He was a member of the Lockeport Senior Sea Caps and he was an avid hunter and fisherman. Surviving are daughter, June (Mrs. Ivan Buchanan) Lockeport; grandsons, Tony, Brian; granddaughter, Darlene; great-great-grandchildren, Tiffany and Liam. He was predeceased by his wife, Velma Stephens; brother, Rudolph Hardy; sister, Stella Hines. No visitation by request. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Lockeport, Rev. Less Jobb and Rev. Phil Scott officiating. Burial in the Lockeport Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
ROBINSON, Joseph - 26, Grand Anse, occurred October 19, 1999, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. He was a son of Alice (Cook) Robinson and the late Gerald Robinson. He was an electrician by trade and worked as a security guard at the Nautical School in Port Hawkesbury. He was musical and volunteered his talent as a guitar player on numerous occasions. Surviving are children, Tylisha, Damion, Tylor; companion, Priscilla Peddle; brothers, Neil, Seaview; John, Ontario; sisters, Gordena, St. Peter's; Francis, Port Hawkesbury; several aunts, uncles and two nieces. Visitation 2-9 p.m. today in Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's. Funeral 3 p.m. Friday, in the St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Francis Cameron officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.
MacPHEE, Alexander Donald
MacPHEE, Alexander Donald - 68, Dunvegan, formerly of Mabou Coal Mines, died Tuesday, October 19, 1999, in the Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital, Inverness. Born in Mabou, he was a son of the late Danny Neil and Catherine Jane (MacKinnon) MacPhee. He was a member of Stella Maris Parish, Inverness. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Ann MacIsaac; daughters, Donna Marie (Gary Meagher), Brookvillage; Alexis, Brookvillage; Mary (Scott MacDonald), Ontario; Lynn (Edwin MacLean), Inverness; Tobi, Inverness; sons, Daniel James (Patricia), Port Hood; Ronnie (Roxanne), Ontario; Bradley, Ontario; sisters, Kay Campbell,Ontario; Denelda MacDougall, Inverness; brothers, John Lauchie, Montana; Angus (Theresa), New Glasgow; Neil, Inverness; Archie, Halifax; grandchildren, Gary Alexander, Alexander Daniel, Thomas Brock, Cynthia Lindsey, Grant Alexander, Sandra Danielle, Spencer Joseph, Kaitlyn Megan, Morgan James. He was predeceased by daughter, Mary Catherine; brother, Ronald. Visitation for the late Mr. MacPhee will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Inverness Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, in Stella Maris Church with interment in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
GOOD, Keith Jasper
GOOD, Keith Jasper - 66, St. Petersburg, Fla., died October 19, 1999, at home. Born in Jacksontown, N.B., he was a son of the late Guy and Iva (MacLean) Good. He was a retired member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and a United States Army veteran. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Woodstock, N.B. and also the American Veteran's Association in St. Petersburg, Fla. Surviving are daughters, Lee Ann Good, Truro; Sherri Good, Calgary, Alta.; brother, Glenn, Calgary; one niece. An American Veteran's Service will be held at a later date in St. Petersburg, Fla. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
MacPHERSON, Lorna Lillian
MacPHERSON, Lorna Lillian - 90, King's Road, Dominion, died October 19, 1999, in Seaview Manor, Glace Bay, where she had been a resident for the past five years. She was a daughter of the late Louis and Lillian (Murphy) Boutilier, (Port Morien) and had resided in Dominion all her married life. Prior to her marriage, she had worked in the Boston area for several years. She was a member of Chalmers United Church, Dominion. Surviving are sons, Ronald, Malcom; daughter, Lillian MacIsaac, Julia Mosley; sister, Mary Blades; brothers, Gilbert, Sanford; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Malcolm "Malcie Brassy", in 1976; infant son, Sanford; brothers, Robert, Carlyle, Elmer; sisters, Winnifred Denney, Ina Holman, Clara "Toddy" Martell. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday, in the funeral home chapel. Burial in Ocean Avenue Cemetery, Dominion. Donations to the Diabetic Association or any charity.
YORKE, Harlan W.
YORKE, Harlan W. - 52, Halifax died Saturday, November 6, 1999, in Kirkhill, Cumberland Co. Born in Springhill, he was a son of Constance (Field) Yorke, Bedford, and the late Layton R. Yorke. He graduated from Parrsboro Regional High School in 1965. He later obtained a CMA designation in 1975. He worked briefly at the CIBC and for the Nova Scotia Department of Finance. He later worked with Nova Scotia Power for 25 years. For the past four years, he operated Yorke Accounting Services. He was a former member of the Tartan Twirlers, the Lake City Swingers, and most recently with the Sail Sets Square Dance Club. He was treasurer for both the Atlantic Canadian Amateur Dancesport Association and Corte, the Dance Club of Halifax. He was a member of the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and the Wild Blueberry Producer's Association of Nova Scotia. He was an avid outdoorsman. He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret Crossman; one sister, Charlotte Pridy and her husband Don, Bedford; four nieces; two nephews, several cousins. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. George's Anglican Church, Parrsboro, Rev. Robert Richmond and Rev. James Bushell officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to a charity of choice.
BALSOM, William Roland Reginald
BALSOM, William Roland Reginald - 93, McKay Road, Newport, Hants Co., died November 6, 1999, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born October 20, 1906, in Clarenville, Nfld., he was a son of the late William Kenneth and Sarah (Strong) Balsom. He married Maud Baker in 1937 and had seven children. He was employed with the Newfoundland Provincial Government in 1935 as a wildlife officer. In 1949, he was transferred to the federal government and was employed as a fisheries officer until his retirement in 1971. He moved to Nova Scotia in 1994, where he resided until his death. Surviving are his wife, Maud; sons, Loren, Vernon, Murray, all of Newfoundland; daughters, Glenda Rogers, Wilma Walters, Elaine Cluett, all of Newfoundland; Judy Balsom, Newport, Hants Co., with whom he resided; 20 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; brother, Wallace; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Ralph, Curtis, Roy, Alfred, Ephriam; sisters, May, Flora, Beatrice. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Lohnes-Beazley Memorial Chapel, 419 Albert St., Windsor, Rev. Steven Hopper officiating. Burial in South Rawdon Baptist Church Cemetery. Donations to South Rawdon Baptist Church.
BENNETT, Cheryl Lynn
BENNETT, Cheryl Lynn - 34, Whitehorse, Yukon, formerly of Havre Boucher, Antigonish Co., died November 3, 1999, in British Columbia. Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of Rose Marie "Dolly" and William "Billy" Bennett. She managed operations for Capital Helicopters in Whitehorse for the past three years. Previously, she had worked as kitchen manager with Tracy's Restaurant, Whitehorse for four years and as a cook with Takhini Hotsprings for six years. She is survived by her financÚ and best friend, Delmar Washington, Whitehorse; sisters, Elaine, Havre Boucher; Bonita (Sean), Halifax; brothers, Edmund, Jerry, Havre Boucher; several nieces and nephews; paternal grandmother, Beatrice Bennett, East Havre Boucher; maternal grandmother, Mary Sampson, Antigonish. She was predeceased by brother, Michael; paternal grandfather, Elmer Bennett; maternal grandfather, Albert Sampson; special friends, Bob Reid and Susan MacKinnon. Cheryl shared her spirit and joy for life with all those who knew her. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in St. Paul's Centre, Havre Boucher. Funeral service will be conducted Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Paul's Church, Havre Boucher, Rev. Angus MacGillivary officiating. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made to St. Martha's Regional Hospital Palliative Care Program or to the Antigonish Food Bank. Arrangements are entrusted to C.L. Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish.