FEVENS, Lawrence Whitman
Died on March 15, 2009. A committal service will be held in Cheggogin Baptist Church Cemetery, Yarmouth, officiated by Rev. Ron Clark on Saturday May 16, 2009, at 2 p.m. This will be followed by a fellowship gathering for friends and family in church next to the Cemetery.
EMENO, Edmund Joseph
88 of Bridgewater, Lunenburg Co., passed away May 6, 2009, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Lapland, he was a son of the late Harris and Annie (Wile) Emeno. He is survived by his brother, Warren Emeno of Bridgewater. He was predeceased by his sister, Dorothy Little; brother, Webber. Visitation will be held Monday from 10-11 a.m. in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Bridgewater where funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Rev Paul Jensen officiating. Burial will follow in Green Haven Cemetery, Lapland. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
CORKUM, Pauline Faye
It is with sadness we announce the passing of our mother Pauline Faye Corkum of Halifax. She was born April 29, 1942, in North Sydney. She will be missed by daughter, Tammy Corkum; son, Brent Corkum; sister, Heather Landry, and her cherished grandchildren, Mark, Thomas, Scott and Samantha. Mom loved to play bridge, laugh, sing and dance. There will be no visitation at the request of the family. A private family burial will be held at a later date.
Of Halifax. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Donna Lynn Tynes on May 6, 2009, at the age of 51, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Joseph and Shirley (Thompson) Tynes. Donna enjoyed going to bingo and shopping. She was a dedicated employee of Aliant for 32 years. Donna's laughter will surely be missed by everyone. Besides her parents, she is survived by her devoted companion, David Sparks; daughters, Ashley, Danielle and Jenette; sons, Dave and Darnell; grandchildren, Ty'Keia, Je'Nawnd and Tionne; sisters, Elaine, Jenny (Scott), Vanessa, all of Halifax; Sherry (Martin), Dartmouth; Rosanne (Nowlen), Karen (Jan), Toronto; brothers, Blaine (Connie), Joey (Leanne), Quentin (Darlene), Bentley (Denise), all of Halifax; Roger, New Brunswick; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins. She was predeceased by sisters, Eva and Kim; brothers, Edward and Brian; daughter, Shervon. Visitation will be held Monday, May 11, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. A celebration of Donna's life will be held Tuesday, May 12, at 2 p.m. in Mulgrave Park Baptist Church, 5666 Sebastian St., Rev. Brian Keizer and Rev. Rhonda Britton officiating. Interment in St. John's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Lung Association.
ANDERSON, Bessie Melinda
86, of Brookfield, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at home. She was a daughter of the late Edna Briggs (Close) and Jacob Briggs. She is survived by daughter, Nancy Anderson, Brookfield; grandson, Larry Gerald (Tracey); great-grandchildren, Amanda Susan and Matthew, Sooke, B.C.; sister, Addie (Mrs. Norman Donovan), Upper Gagetown; brother, Fred Briggs, of Gagetown; cousin, Frances MacFarlane, Fredericton, N.B.; brother-in-law, Howard Anderson of Fredericton, N.B.; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, Gerald Anderson; daughter, Susan; brother, Woodford. Arrangements entrusted to Green's Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday in Port Hawkesbury United Baptist Church. Burial will take place in Seymour Cemetery, Kingsley, N.B.
STOVER, Barry H. "Smokey"
68, of Beaver Bank, passed away May 6, 2009, at home. Born in Milverton, Ont., he was a son of the late Archibald and Blanche (Hoover) Stover. He was predeceased by wife, Marilyn (Haddad); sister, Ruth Davison. He is survived by stepfather, Charles Boncho; brother, Roy (Ruth) Stover; sister, Barb (Wayne) Grigat; many nieces and nephews and special friend, Wendy West. He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather to sons, Harman (Kathy), Joseph (Trina); daughter, Angela (Barry) Guitard; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. He joined the Navy as a cook in 1959, and retired in 1984. He was currently employed as a Commissioner at the Halifax Dockyard. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville, from where a memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Reception will follow in the funeral home. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
SHIERS, Mary Alice Gwendolyn
95, of East Chezzetcook, passed away May 7, 2009, peacefully in Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital, Musquodoboit Harbour. She was a daughter of the late Leon F. Purchase Sr. and Minnie (Dunphy). She was the wife of the late, Monson E. Shiers. Surviving are daughters, Judith MacDonald, Brenda Pettipas, both of East Chezzetcook; Barbara Irvine (George), Fort Erie, Ont.; sister, Dorothy Smith, Halifax; grandchildren, Lisa and Calvin Pettipas, Michael and Stephen MacDonald, Desmond and Douglas Irvine, Lynn Ann and Renee Shiers and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by granddaughter, Michelle; son, Charles; son-in-law, Michael; brothers, John and Leon; sister, Kathleen Covey; sister-in-law, Evelyn Purchase. Visitation Monday, May 11, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral mass Tuesday, May 12, at 10 a.m. in St. Genevieve Church, East Chezzetcook, Father Mark Cherry officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
CONRAD (Walsh), Ruby Elizabeth
Age 89 years of Eastern Passage, passed away peacefully on May 6, 2009, surrounded by her family in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Funeral mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. today in St. Andrews Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Passage, Father Gerald David celebrant. Burial will be in St. Andrews Cemetery. A reception will follow mass in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to any charity.
NEALE, Aubrey J.
April 26, 1928-May 2, 2009. It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Aubrey Neale. Before retiring to Ontario, he was employed as an engineer with Nova Scotia Power for 22 years. He is survived by his loving wife, Edna; his children, Andrew, Peter, Jonathan and Sarah. He will also be deeply missed by his grandchildren, Peter and Jennifer Neale, Erin and Jenna Hoeh. He will be remembered by his friends for his generosity and sense of humor. Those who wish may make a memorial donation to Canadian Cancer Society.
LLOYD (Mosher), Florence Angeline "Tawny"
79, Halifax, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2009, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Formerly of Chester Basin, she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Ella (McInnis) Mosher. She was a loving wife and mother and would go out of her way to do anything for her family. Throughout her illness she showed tremendous strength and courage and kept her humor. She was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening. She will be sadly missed by Arthur, her beloved and devoted husband of 57 years; son, Wayne (Julie), Calgary; daughter, Sabrina, Halifax; grandson, Cody, Calgary; sisters, Violet and Stella; brothers, Murray (Vivian), Carl (Beatrice), Robert (Carolyn); many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Jeanette. Special thanks for the exceptional care provided by Dr. Trager and Nancy, Dr. Rayson, Dr. Rheaume and staff at the Nova Scotia Cancer Center, VON's and staff at the VG Palliative Care. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield (477-5601), where visitation will be held on Sunday, May 10, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Monday, May 11, at 2 p.m. in Calvary United Baptist Church, 91 Thornhill Dr., Halifax, followed by a reception in the church hall. Interment will take place in Chester Basin at a later date. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or to a charity of one's choice.
REID, Dorothy Ruth
80, Dartmouth, Passed away Thursday, May 7, 2009, in Northwood Centre. Born in London, Ont., she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Suzanna (Brankley) Bennett. Dorothy is survived by her children, Daniel Wayne Crawford (Hazel), Vancouver; Catherine Anne Chapman (John Hope), Ellershouse; Sharron Marie Handspiker (Gordon), Clementsport; Deborah Lee Williams, Dartmouth; John Calvin Crawford (Debbie), Dartmouth; Susan Elizabeth Hope (Stephen), Cameron Lake, and Judith Maxine Crawford, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Daniel Crawford, Darren Chapman, Amanda Chapman, Sylvia Chapman, Sonny Banfield, Chantal Allison, Nicholas Hope, Daniel Hope, Aaron Hope, Kate Hoyt and Jordon Hoyt; sister, Doris McAvoy; brother, Fred Bennett, both of Ontario. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank Reid; brother, Ted Bennett and Sister, Noreen Bryson. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. A private family memorial service will be held Monday, May 11. Interment to take place in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.
SNOW, Harold Lindbergh "Hal"
Age 81, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Harold was born in Harbour Grace, N.L., on December 2, 1927, to Minnie and Samuel Snow. Harold is survived by his wife of 30 years, Joan (Creamer); daughters, Lynn (Paul) Landry, Catherine (Douglas) MacNutt; granddaughters, Kristina, Jacquelyn and Alexandra Landry; sisters, Julia L. Tedtsen and Jean F. Churchill, both of New Milford, Conn. U.S.A.; brothers, Rev. Arthur (Marjorie), Dartmouth; Hugh (Dorothy), Florida; Edgar (Pauline), Harbour Grace, N.L.; sister-in-law, Mary (Robert) Steves, Sussex, N.B; brother-in-law, James (Maureen) Creamer, St. John, N.B; also his former wife, Phyllis (Snow) Gaetz, Dartmouth. Harold was predeceased by his parents, Minnie and Samuel Snow (of Harbour Grace, N.L.); brother, Henry (of England); mother and father-in-law, the late Edith and Lee Creamer (Chatham, N.B.); brothers-in-law, Andrew W. Tedtsen and Chester Churchill; nephews, David Churchill and John Snow. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors on Tuesday, May 12, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in St. Luke's Anglican Church, Veteran's Avenue, Dartmouth. A Service of Christian Burial with Eucharist will be held on Wednesday, May 13, at 2 p.m. in St. Luke's, with a reception to follow the service in the undercroft of the church. Harold will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother and friend. His family was the centre of his life and he dearly loved and cherished all of them and they in turn loved and cherished him. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
CHAPMAN, Charles Edward "Ted" CD
68, of Dartmouth, died Thursday, May 7, 2009, at home in Dartmouth after a six and half year battle with prostate cancer. He passed peacefully surrounded by his immediate and loving family. Ted was born June 5, 1940, to Dona and (the late) Charles E Chapman Sr., in Port Elgin, N.B. Ted joined the RCAF in 1958 and married his teen sweetheart, Joan Mary ( Morrison) in 1959. He served in Chatham, N.B., Trenton, Ont., Baden-Soellingen, Germany and Ottawa, Ont. While in Germany he deployed to Ismailia Egypt under the United Nations Blue Beret. Ted was a pioneer of Non Destructive Testing (NDT) in Canada's Air Force. After completing 29 years of service, Ted accepted a position with the National Research Council's Institute for Aerospace Research. During his 15 years at NRC, Ted conducted research in NDT of complex composite materials in support of many important Air Force Programmes. Ted's NDT expertise was instrumental in enabling the flight qualification of the "CanadArm Manipulator" now in use on the International Space Station. His dedication, intelligence, and expertise earned him several prestigious awards at NRC. His passion for things that fly was only exceeded by his lifelong love for the game of golf. Ted took advantage of every opportunity to play many famous courses around the world and always found time for nine or 18 holes. He finally achieved the ultimate, and scored a "Hole-in-One," at the Sackville Golf Club in the summer of 1992. During his long battle with cancer, Ted bravely volunteered for several drug and treatment trials, and by doing so, helped to advanced research into finding a cure for prostate cancer. Ted is survived by his Mother, Dona; his loving wife, Joan; his son, Mark; daughter, Kim; daughter-in-law, Sharyn, and siblings, Harry, Carol; brother-in-law, Lionel, Lynn; brother-in-law, Everett, Faye, and Holly, as well as his grandchildren, Christine, Rachelle, Andrew, and Ian, and his great-granddaughter, Kenya. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, under the direction of Legion Padre Patricia Malin. Interment of the remains will take place with the family on a later date in Port Elgin N.B. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada, or by participating in the Father's Day Run for Prostate Cancer Research. A special thanks to the doctors and staff of the Cancer Care and Palliative Care units of the VG Site, QEII, and all others who were involved for their empathy and care in the final days.