Wendy Doreen Power
Wendy Doreen Power, 37, of Dartmouth and a former resident of New Waterford, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2003, at the Dartmouth General Hospital.
Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of Gail (Chipman) Power and the late Louis Power.
Wendy was a former member of Mount Carmel Church, New Waterford. She attended Breton Education Centre and graduated from Sir Frederick Fraser School for the Blind in Halifax.
Although she had ill health, Wendy always had a good sense of humour and was a very kind and gentle young woman.
She is survived by three brothers, Bradley (Shirley), Windsor, Ont., Kenny (Kim), New Waterford, Don (Francine), East Bay; maternal grandparents, Don and Cassie Chipman, New Waterford; two nieces, Colleen and Jenna; numerous uncles and aunts.
Wendy was predeceased by her father, Louis in 1985 and her paternal grandparents, Raymond and Margaret Power.
Visitation will take place today (Friday), 6-9 p.m. at the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford, (862-6439). Funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday, 11 a.m. at Mount Carmel Church. Interment at a later date in the parish cemetery.
Reception to follow at the Carmel Centre.
As an expression of sympathy for Wendy, donations may be made to the CNIB or the Diabetes Association of Nova Scotia.
Karl Joseph McNeil
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Karl Joseph McNeil, formerly of Roaches Road, New Waterford, Cape Breton, N.S., at his residence in Ontario.
Born in New Waterford, May 29, 1967, Karl was the son of the late Malcolm Joseph McNeil.
Surviving are his mother Marie Burchell, formerly of New Victoria and now residing in Edmonton, Alta.; brothers, Steven (Donna), Fort McMurray, Darren (Dawn), Ontario, Robert (April), Grand Cache, Raymond (Rizza), Camrose, Alta., Malcolm, Neil, Edmonton; sisters, Debbie (Dave) Zimmel, Spruce Grove, Alta., Edwina (Werner) Schwede, Edmonton, Alta. Karl is also survived by his stepmother, Faye, Grand Cache and her three children, Michael, Shelly and Dale, at home; several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles; special friend, Jennifer and son, Malcolm, age 5 years, also of Ontario.
Karl was predeceased by Uncle Eddie, Aunt Eileen and their son, Neil, cousins, Marlyn, Lynn, Sharon Marie and all four grandparents.
There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. The funeral service will be held Friday, March 14, 2003, at 11 a.m. in Mount Carmel Church with Fr. Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery at a later date.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford, N.S.
DOROTHY GWENDOLYN NOILES age 84, of Gables Lodge, Amherst, NS died Friday, March 07, 2003 at the lodge.
Born in Springhill, NS, she was a daughter of the Late Frederick and Bessie (MacKeil) Noiles.
Dorothy worked at Clarostat Manufacturing in Dover, NH for 35 years. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and the All Saints Hospital Auxillary in Springhill, NS, as well as, the Springhill 60+ Club. Dorothy enjoyed Rug Hooking and won several awards. Although she was the last surviving member of her immediate family, she is survived by one nephew Carmen and his wife Lois of Springhill, NS as well as several cousins also in Springhill and the U.S.A.
Dorothy was predeceased by one sister, Bertha McAloney and three brothers; Raymond, Douglas and Irvine.
Cremation has taken place.
Her remains are resting at Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst(667-9906) with visiting on Monday from 7-9 pm and the Rebekah Lodge holding a service at 6:45 pm.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2 pm. from Campbell's Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Allan Griffin officiating.
Donations in Dorothy's memory may be made to the Trinity St. Stephen's United Church, Amherst. Interment will take place in the spring in the Rodney Cemetery.
John Coventry Brown
It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of John Coventry Brown, 80, of Ben Eoin, formerly of Glace Bay, on Tuesday, March 4, 2003, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex.
John was a resident of Taigh Na Mara Nursing Home, Glace Bay, for the past couple of years.
Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late John and Ann (Shanks) Brown.
He was a carpenter with the Department of National Defence (Radar Base), Sydney. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving overseas from 1939-1945 with the army core of engineers as paratrooper with the sixth field company.
He survived D-Day in France and the Blitz in London. John was a 50-year member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 3. He was a member of St. Anne's Parish in Glace Bay, and St. Mary's Parish in Big Pond. John was an avid skater, alpine skier, he enjoyed dancing, reading, cooking, and tinkering in his workshop.
He was a loving and compassionate father who always put his family first and was always ready to lend a helping hand.
He is survived by son, Leo, Ontario; and brother, Jimmy, Glace Bay.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, the former Mary (Masie) MacGillivary, three brothers and one sister, Bob, Sydney, Walter, Reserve Mines, Alex, Ontario, and Annie Grant, Glace Bay.
Visitation for the late Mr. Brown will take place Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Anne's Church, Glace Bay, with Fr. Bill Rankin and Fr. Doug Murphy officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in John's memory may be made to a charity of choice.
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Irene Wadden, 76, of 51 MacAulay Ave., Glace Bay, Wednesday, March 19, 2003, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Hazel (Hubert) Billard.
Irene was a member of St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay. Irene was employed as a nurse's aid at the Glace Bay General Hospital for several years. She was very active with the Arthritis Society. Irene loved to read. She took great pleasure in helping others in any way she could. Her grandchildren meant the world to her.
Irene will be sadly missed by daughters, Hazel MacQueen, Karen Heisler and son, Timmy (Susan), all of Glace Bay; brother, Freddie, Ottawa; sisters, Dorothy (Mrs. John MacLean), Antigonish, Kay (Mrs. George Clark), Glace Bay. Also surviving are her pride and joy, grandchildren, John Inch Jr., Truro, Jason Inch, Glace Bay, Tommy Heisler, Truro, Johnathan Wadden, Nathan Wadden, Laurie Wadden and Allison Wadden, all of Glace Bay.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Murray 'Buddy' Wadden in 1996, brother, Martin and granddaughter, Jenna.
Visitation for Mrs. Wadden will be held Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held Saturday, 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Ralph Johnston officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Glace Bay at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Irene's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Arthritis Society or St. Mary's Anglican Church.