d'EON, Flora Evangeline
Age 88, of Nakile Home for Special Care, Argyle, formerly of Middle West Pubnico, died January 7, 2009, in the home, with her family by her side. Born in Lower West Pubnico, she was a daughter of the late Urie and Laura (d'Eon) d'Entremont. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 66, West Pubnico Ladies Auxiliary, Les Nouveaux Horizons de le Baronnie and also Les Dames de Sainte Anne. She is survived by her sons, Lester (Donna), West Pubnico, Andrew (Jolene), Lower West Pubnico; daughter, Phyllis (Roderick), West Pubnico; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; brother, Harold, of Lower West Pubnico. She was predeceased by her husband, Bernard; a son and a daughter who died in infancy and a daughter, Darlene (six weeks); brothers, Leslie, Austin, Joe; sisters, Genevieve and Myrtle. Visiation will be today from 4-9 p.m. and Saturday 9-9:30 a.m. in West Pubnico Funeral Home, Middle West Pubnico. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. from the St. Peter's Roman Catholic Chuch, Middle West Pubnico with Msgr. Gerald LeBlanc officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to The Nakile Home for Special Care or the St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church Music Fund.
WHYNOT, Leonard James "Lenny"
36, Liverpool, Queens Co., passed away January 8, 2009, in Queens Manor, Liverpool. He was a son of the late Vincent Sr. and Dolly Whynot. He is survived by sisters, Donna Huphman, Dale; brother Vincent Jr.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Frank. Visitation will be held Friday, January 9, from 7-9 pm. and a funeral service will be held Saturday, January 10, at 2 p.m., both from Chandlers' Funeral Home, Liverpool. Rev. Donald Lawton officiating. Burial will be in the Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Liverpool. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the family.
86, Whitney Pier, died on January 7, 2009, in Taigh Na Mara Nursing Home. Son of the late Michael and Pauline Humeniuk. Survived by wife, Rose; daughters, Shirley, Donna; sons, Steve, Wayne and Danny; sister, Kay Francuz, brothers, Tony, John, Bill; grandchildren, Stephen, Shauna, Troy, Tiffany Jocelyn, Krista and Vanessa, Craig, Dayna, Kyla, Julia, Kevin and Laura; five great-grandchildren. Predeceased by sister, Annie; brother, Peter. Visitation at T.W.Curry Parkview Chapel Sunday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m., funeral mass Monday, 11 a.m., in Holy Ghost Ukrainian Church.
1926 - 2009
Glace Bay, died Wednesday, January 7, 2009, in Glace Bay Health Care Complex. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Lena Kowalski. Survived by nieces, Paula Morrison and son, Samuel, and Cathy Morrison; special nephew, Jamie, children, Bryson, and Kaylia; halfsisters, Sharon, Beverley, and J.B. Morrison. Predeceased by parents; sister, June Morrison and her husband, Sammy; brother, Ralph Kowalski. Private visitation and funeral. Funeral arrangements are through V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Interment will take place in St. Anne's Cemetery at a later date.
BORNE, Jeane Evelyn
91, of Halifax, passed away, into the Lord's care, on January 8, 2009, in Northwood Center. She was the daughter of the late Aubrey and Evelyn Inness. Born in Halifax on November 4, 1917, Jeane was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Jeane was a faithful member of Sheffield Baptist Church, in Halifax, and taught Sunday school for 25 years and was also a member of the church choir for 36 years. Jeane is survived by daughters, Diane (Jack) Smith, of Dartmouth; Pamela (Stanley) Bahadur, of Halifax; son, Ronnie (Geri) Borne, of Amherst. Jeane leaves her loving grandchildren, Suellen, Cheryl-Lynn, Trisha, Jennifer, Ellen, Steven, Tanya, David; great-grandchildren, Kayla, Brandon, Chelsey, Colson, Sebastien. She was predeceased, besides her parents, by her husband, Reginald; brother, Ronald Inness. Visitation will be held today from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. in J. A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Please join the family, 2 p.m. Saturday, January 10, in Sheffield Baptist Church, 80 Lincoln Cross Dr., for a celebration of Jeane's Life, Pastor Grift officiating. Family flowers only please. Donations in Jeane's memory can be made to Sheffield Baptist Church, in Halifax. The family would like to sincerely thank the staff of the 4th floor, Northwood Center, as well as Pastor Grift for their prayers and visitations.
VEINOT, Genevieve Inez
90, Upper Northfield, Lunenburg Co., passed away on Wednesday, January 7, 2009, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Union Square, she was a daughter of the late Amos and Lavine (Oickle) Ernst. She was a member of St. Paul's Anglican Church, Union Square. Surviving are her daughters, Joyce Rafuse, Inez (Boyd) Hebb, all of Upper Northfield; son, Basil (Donna) Veinot, Upper Northfield; sisters, Grace MacKay, New Germany; Maude Ernst, Union Square; grandchildren, Angela Veinot, Todd Veinot, Chris Hebb, Jodi Kelly; great-grandchildren, Jadzia Hebb, Logan Hebb, Ellie Silver, Madison Silver; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, Leon; son, William; sisters, Vera MacKay, Minnie Vautour, Mary Olsen, Alice Veinot; brothers, Freeman, Charles, Joseph, Howard, Ray, Obediah. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in Sweeny's Funeral Home, 4895 route 10, New Germany. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday, in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Union Square. Rev. Anna Hoeg officiating. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Upper Northfield. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church, Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice.
CORKUM, Brenda Louise
66, Mount Pleasant, Lunenburg Co., passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2009, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Pleasantville, she was a daughter of Clara Corkum, Mount Pleasant, and the late Manson Corkum. She was an elder of West Side United Church, Pentz , having served as treasurer as well as life member of the United Church Women . She is survived by sons, Norman (Cathy), Marcus (Karen), Moran Veinott; daughters, Marsha (Eric) Slauenwhite; Rowena Bent, all of Bridgewater area; sister, Reta (Leone) Oickle, Petite Riviere; brothers, Elliott (Joan), Northfield; Ronald (Helen), West LaHave; several grandchildren; Daniel and Linda Veinott, Newfoundland; Vernon (Karissa) Bent, Bridgewater. She was predeceased by her husband, Clifford Veinott; sister, Ruth Smith; niece, Lisa Smith; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Friday, funeral service 10:30 a.m . Saturday, both in R. A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Rev. Neil McEwen officiating. Private familyburial in Maple Grove Cemetery, West Northfield. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to West Side United Church or the charity of your choice.
HUTTON, John Robert
49, of Tantallon, passed away on January 7, 2009. Memorial service will be held today at 3:30 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Reception to follow.
LATHROP (Davison), Margaret
Died peacefully at her home, at the age of 92, on January 7, 2009. Survived by her husband, Daniel Whiting Lathrop, age 95, a loving partner for 69 years. Margaret Davison was born in Toronto, Ont. on December 29, 1916. She was the daughter of Harold Doran Davison, founder of Welland Electric Steel Castings (1965) and Helen Brown Haistings Davison (1925). She was the great-grand daughter of E.D. Davison, founder of the Davison Lumber Company, Bridgewater. She is predeceased by brother, Pilot Officer Harold H. Davison (1942), killed during the Second World War. Margaret graduated from Branksome Hall, Toronto, in 1937, and from the Margaret Eaton School in 1939, the first school of women's physical education training in Canada. She taught at Camp Tanamakoon, Algonquin Park, Ont., and Branksome Hall, Toronto, Ont., until she married in 1940. She is survived by her children, Margot Helen Brebner, Mississauga, Ont.; Harold Doran Lathrop, Welland, Ont.; John Howland Lathrop, Upper LaHave; G. Edward Lathrop, Ottawa, Ont.; and Anna Hildegarde Lathrop, Effingham, Ont. Margaret leaves 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. An avid sportswoman all her life, she enjoyed riding horses well into her 70s. She was faithful member of the Anglican Church of Canada, and gave generously to a host of charities and land stewardship initiatives. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Kidney Foundation of Canada or the Nature Conservancy of Canada. The memorial service will be held in St. David's Anglican Church, 369 Thorold Rd., Welland, Ont., on January 31, at 1 p.m. The family expresses particular thanks to Dr. Nagai and the nephrology unit of St. Catharines, and Dr. Hartman, Colleen O'Gorman, and the members of the ParaMed palliative care unit of Niagara. James L. Pedlar Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements (905-892-5762)
It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of our beloved father, Donald Campbell, 74, of Baddeck Inlet. Donald passed away in Glace Bay Hospital on January 4, 2009, after a lengthy hospitalization. Born October 23, 1934, in Glenora Falls, Inverness Co., he was the son of the late Dan. J. and Mary (MacLellan) Campbell. Donald was a member of St. Mary's Church, Mabou, and received his early education at Alexander's School, Glenora Falls, and St. Joseph's Convent, Mabou. In later years, he worked on his B.A. Degree in Communication Arts at the University of Windsor. He was employed by Loblaws and A&P grocery chains in Ontario and later with Ontario Steel. Donald moved back to Cape Breton for a year in 1962, while working at Sobeys in Sydney and Port Hawkesbury. He made several guest appearances with Winston Fitzgerald on CJCB - TV on the "Cape Breton Ceilidh" program in 1963. He also played with his brother-in-law, John MacLeod on CJCB-Radio in the 1950s. He returned to Cape Breton each summer and held his own dances at West Bay Road with his band, "The Inverness Serenaders". He also played for weekly dances at Whycocomagh, Rainbow Hall, Bucklaw, and for various dances and weddings, etc., around Cape Breton. In the 1960s and 1970s he held his own "Cape Breton Dances" in Windsor, Ont. and Detroit, Mich. Donald was a humble person and enjoyed all types and styles of music. He would even play "Rock and Roll" on the fiddle for round dances. He excelled at the old time traditional fiddle tunes, and his repertoire includes a vast number of his own compositions that he began composing in his teens. Although he never endeavored to promote his music, we, his family are proud of his quiet musical legacy. Donald is survived by his wife, Marguerite (MacLeod), Baddeck Inlet; his daughter, Heather (John) Forman, Cambridge, Ont.; and son, Dana, Aylmer, Ont. He is also survived by sisters, Mary Campbell, Glenora Falls; Ann Brown, Florida; Margaret Campbell, Brighton, Mass.; and Helen (Ian) McLaren, Toronto; brothers, Angus, Glenora Falls; Alex, Antigonish; and John, Boston, Mass. He was predeceased by sister, Kay White and brother, Jimmy. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Myrna MacLeod, Baddeck Inlet, and brother-in-law, John MacLeod, Woodstock, Ontario and many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place under the direction of MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck. A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2009, in St. Mary's Church, Mabou, with Father Angus Morris officiating. A reception will follow in Mabou Community Hall. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
COOK, B. Reta
87, Halifax, passed away on Thursday morning, January 8, 2009, in Duncan MacMillan Nursing Home, Sheet Harbour, where she received excellent care. She was born in Enfield, but was a resident in Halifax for most of her life. Born on July 12, 1921, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Jenasta (Goodwin) Cook. She is survived by brothers, Stephen, Halifax; Arthur, Toronto, Ont.; sister, Frances (McKeen), Ottawa, Ont. She is also survived by nieces, Judith, Halifax; Carolyn, Blandford; and Margaret, Toronto, Ont.; and their children. Reta was longtime faithful member of West End Baptist Church in Halifax, where she was actively involved in many aspects of the church ministry - choir, Sunday School, Mission Band, Church Library, and many more. She was a graduate of Prairie Bible Institute in Three Hills, Alta., to further her desire for Bible Study. She worked for Child Evangelism teaching the Bible to children in different areas of the city. Her work for the Nova Scotia Department of Education was in teaching mentally challenged children at the Training Centre in Dartmouth. Reta was a person with many interests in life, and she loved the Lord's great outdoors - camping, hiking, canoeing, and photography. She specialized in pictures of nature, flowers in particular. She was a Life Member of the Photographic Guild of Nova Scotia. When the International Exhibition was held in Nova Scotia, she was a judge and a resource person. Reta won many awards and trophies through the Guild and across North America. The Museum of Natural History of Nova Scotia was fortunate to receive much of her work. Always concerned for others, Reta had signed her body to the Dalhousie Medical Research. A service to celebrate Reta's life will be held on Wednesday, January 14, at 2 p.m. in West End Baptist Church in Halifax (corner of Quinpool Road and Preston Street). Pastor Rev. Nolan Lee will conduct the service. Donations to honour Reta's memory can be sent to West End Baptist Church or to Photographic Guild of Nova Scotia.
ROZEE, Barbara Margaret
73, Kempt Street, Yarmouth, passed away on Wednesday, January 7, 2009 in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born November 22, 1935 in Cape Forchu, Yarmouth Co., she was a daughter of the late Norman Bell and Mable (Fitzgerald) Scoville. Barbara was retired from the Royal Bank, and she worked as a bartender for the Yarmouth Golf and Country Club, Rodd Grand Hotel, Harris' Seafood, and the Manor Inn. She was a member of the Yarmouth North Baptist Church, where she served with the Ladies' Auxiliary, as well as with the Yarmouth Hospital Ladies' Auxiliary. She was an avid bowler and gardener, and she loved camping at Bell Lake. Her greatest pride were her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Don Rozee; sons, Peter (Debbie), St. John's, N.L.; David, (Perrine), Auburn; daughters, Wendy (Ryan) d'Entremont, Middle West Pubnico; Jill (Tim) Doane, Lantz; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Also surviving are sisters, Annabelle McCullough, Kamloops, B.C.; Carol Ann (Roy) Penney, Tillsonburg, Ont.; Patsy Galbraith, Kitchener, Ont.; a brother, Bill (Barb) Scoville, Hubbards. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a son, Jeffery Norman Rozee; as well as by brothers, James and Kevin Scoville. In respect with Barbara's wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by request. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, January 14 in Yarmouth North Baptist Church, Elm Street, Yarmouth, Rev. A. D. (Bill) Newell officiating. Interment will take place at a later date. It has been requested that there be family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Lung Association of Nova Scotia, or to a charity of choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to H. M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Yarmouth.