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Digby obituaries for January 1989 thru November 1995


1989 Mary COMEAU

died on Monday, January 16, 1989 Source: Halifax Mail Star Newspaper Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames COMEAU, DIONE, DOUCET, DUMAS, LOMBARD, MELANSON, THIBAULT

COMEAU, Mary - 88, Church Point, died Sunday in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. born in Briar Lake, Digby County, she was a daughter of the late Damase and Evelina (DOUCET) THIBAULT. She is survived by a brother, Charles, Saulnierville Station; four sisters, Marjorie (Mrs. Herby THIBAULT), Yarmouth; Mrs. Irene MELANSON, Weymouth; Hermeline (Mrs. Gerard LOMBARD), Corberrie; Dolores (Mrs. Edward DIONE), Saulnierville. She was predeceased by her husband, Emery; two brothers, John, Simon; five sisters, Georgina, Lucy, Minnie, Ema, Lizzie. The body will be in Meteghan Funeral Home after 2 p.m. today. Funeral will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, St. Mary's Church, Church Point, Rev. Vincent DUMAS officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Villa Acadienne, Meteghan.

1989 Darothy Elizabeth SHORTLIFFE

died on Monday, January 30, 1989 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BLENKHORN, COOK, CORKUM, MEISNER, SCHOFIELD, SHORTLIFFE, THORPE

SHORTLIFFE, Darothy Elizabeth - 87, Barton, Digby County, died Friday in Digby General Hospital. Born in Scots Bay, Kings County, she was a daughter of the late Frederic and Hattie (THORPE) BLENKHORN. She was a member of South Range Church of Christ and of the 60 Plus Club of South Range. She is survived by a son, Allan, Halifax; a daughter, Joyce (Mrs. William COOK), Gravenhurst, Ont.; three sisters, Mrs. Marion MEISNER, East River; Mrs. Gladys SCHOFIELD, Melanson Mountain; Pearl BLENKHORN, Kentville; two brothers, Frederic, Gilbert's Cove; Theodore CORKUM, Cambridge, Kings County; seven grandchildren and a great- grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Russell Walton; her stepfather, Franklin CORKUM; three sisters, Dorothy, Evelyn and Beatrice; a brother, Eric. The body is in Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today in South Range Church of Christ, Paul Stevenson officiating. Burial will be in South Range Cemtery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the South Range Church of Chirst or any charity.

1989 Kathleen Sadie LAYFIELD

died on Sunday, April 2, 1989 Source: Newspaper clipping, Halifax Chronicle Herald/Mail Star Submitter: gail metcalfe Obituary contained surnames GAIR, LAYFIELD, METCALFE, PORTER

Dartmouth-- died Sunday in Victoria General Hospital. Born in Seabrook Digby County, she was the daughter of the late William and Sadie Porter. She is survived by her husband, Robert; two daughters, Gail (Mrs. Barrie Metcalfe), York, PEI, Marcia (Mrs. Ross Gair) Winnipeg; a brother Clarence, Digby; three sisters, Ruby, Springfield; Katherine, Theta, both of Middleton; seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by four brsothes, Fritz, Roy, Carl, Guy. Memorial service will be 7 p.. Wednesday in Stairs Memorial United Church, 44 Hester St., Dartmouth, Rev. Vincent Ihasz officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society, 250 Rogers R., Toronto, M6E 1R1 or to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

1989 John STUART

died on Thursday, June 1, 1989 Source: Halifax Herald, June 1989 Submitter: Carol Fraser Obituary contained surnames BOISJOLI, COMEAU, DOUCET, STEVENS, STUART

STUART, John - 54, Grosse Coques, died Monday in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Church Point he was a son of Sylvia (DOUCET) STUART and the late Bernard STUART. He was owner of STUART's Quik-Way grocery and Belle Baie Park, Church Point. Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, the former Rita COMEAU; two sons, Eddie, Concession; Robert, Grosses Cocques; five brothers, Norman, Amesbury, Mass.; Roland, Comeauville; Alfred, Wilfred and Bernard all of Church Point; two sisters Alice (Mrs. Cecil STEVENS), Brookfield; Doris (Mrs. Delore BOISJOLI), Chezzetcook; four grandsons. He was predeceased by a sister, Elizabeth. The body is iin Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral will be held 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary's Church, Church Point. Rev. Vincent Dumas officiating. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

1989 Gerald Richard WAGNER

died on Wednesday, August 23, 1989 Source: Halifax Newspaper Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames MARSHALL, THIBEAU, WAGNER

WAGNER, Gerald Richard - 63, of Barton, Digby County, died Tuesday at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax. Born in Plympton, he was a son of the late William and Lois (MARSHALL) WAGNER. He was a member of the North Range Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for 10 years. He was also a member of the Trinitarian Bible Society. He had retired as an electrical supervisor at CFB Cornwallis, where he worked for more than 25 years. He also served in the Second World War. He is survived by his wife, the former Violet THIBEAU; two sons, Billy, CFB Penhold, Alta.; Kenny, Barton; two brothers, James and Eric, both of Plympton; two grandchildren. He was predeceased by a grandson. The body is in the Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby, with visiting 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and Thursday. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Jayne's Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in the Barton Baptist Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Trinitarian Bible Society.

1989 Rex Gould GAVEL

died on Monday, October 2, 1989 Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BAKER, FAULKNER, GAVEL, GOULD, HILTON, MANN, PRICE, TURPLE

REX GOULD GAVEL- 69, Clam Bay, died in Twin Oaks Hospital, Musquodoboit Harbour. Born in Richfield, Digby County, he was a son of the late William and Ethel (GOULD) GAVEL. He is survived by three daughters, Audrey BAKER, West Jeddore, Brenda (Mrs. Barry BAKER), Lake Charlotte; Charlotte (Mrs. Stephen FAULKNER), Head Jeddore; three sisters, Sybil MANN, California; Hazel (Mrs. David HILTON), Virginia; Vivian, West Jeddore; a brother, Keith, Ontario; five grandchildren; a great-grandson. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Vera TURPLE. The body is in Rowlings Funeral Home, Musquobodoit Harbour, where funeral will be held 2 p.m. today, Rev. Nancy PRICE officiating. Burial will be in Clam Harbour Cemetery.

1990 Sylvia STUART

died on Friday, February 23, 1990 Source: Halifax Herald, February 26, 1990 Submitter: Carol Fraser Obituary contained surnames BOISJOLI, COMEAU, DOUCET, DUMAS, STEVENS, STUART

STUART, Sylvia - 85, Church Point, died Friday in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in New Edinburgh, she was a daugher of the late John and Alice (COMEAU) DOUCET. She is survived by five sons, Bernard, Alfred, Wilfred, all of Church Point; Roland, Comeauville; Norman, Amesbury,Mass.; two daughters Doris (Mrs. Dollard BOISJOLI, Chezzetcook; Alice (Mrs. Cecil STEVENS, Brookfield, Colchester County; a brother, Stanley, Avonport; 36 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Bernard; a son Jean; a daughter, Elizabeth; a brother, Howard. The body is Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral will be 10 a.m. today in St. Mary's Church, Church Point, Rev. Vincent DUMAS officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to any charity.

1990 Harold Robicheau

died on Sunday, September 23, 1990 Source: Digby Courier Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames KRETZER, OLIVER, ROBICHEAU

Harold ROBICHAUD ,59 of Lynn MA formerly of Metaghan Center died Sunday in Lynn MA He was born in Castine ME and he was the son of the late Phillipe and Marion [OLIVER ] ROBICHAUD . He was a veteran of the US Air force . He is survived by a sister Lois [ Mrs. Donald KRETZER CA and several cousins. The body was brought to Meteghan with the funeral being held on Thur. from the Stella Maris Church, Metaghan and burial in the parish cemetery.

1991 Ward MacLEAN

died on Monday, September 23, 1991 Source: The Chronicle-Herald Submitter: Adam KM Hankinson Obituary contained surnames GRANT, HANKINSON, MACLEAN, MUIR, PRITCHARD

MacLEAN, Rev. Dr. Ward – 83, North Main St., Westville, died Friday in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Weymouth, he was a son of the late Daniel U. and Harriett (HANKINSON) MacLEAN. He was a graduate of Dalhousie University, where he received a degree in theology. He was ordained in the ministry of Sackville, N.B. Maritime Conference, in 1934. He served in the ministry in Bermuda, Salt Springs; Great Village; St. John, N.B.; Tryon, P.E.I.; Middle Musquodoboit; Truro; Onslow; Halifax; Scotsburn; River Hebert. He was past president of the United Church Camp, Berwick. Upon his retirement he lived in Westville and had assisted at St. Paul United Church, where he was an honorary member of the session. He is survived by his wife, the former Isabel GRANT; three daughters, Jane (Mrs. Ron PRITCHARD), Delaware, Pa.; Anne (Mrs. Ron MUIR), Amhestburg, Ont.; Elsie, Moncton; a son, Douglas, Halifax; a brother, Rev. George MacLEAN, Truro; six grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Margaret MUIR, two brothers, Jack and Frank. The body is in Eagles Funeral Home, Westville, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Paul United Church, Westville, Rev. Joseph Lafave officiating. Burial in MacLean’s Cemetery, Hopewell. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Bible Association or any charity.

1992 Clyde STUART

died on Thursday, September 17, 1992 Source: Halifax Herald Obituary contained surnames ROBICHEAU, STUART

STUART, Clyde 36, Saulnierville Station, Digby County, died September 17, 1992, in Hebron, Digby County, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Meteghan, Digby County, he was a son of Alfred and Vivian (ROBICHEAU) STUART, Church Point. He is survived by a son, Andrew, Tusket, Yarmouth County; brother Allen, Church Point; two sisters, Linda, Kathleen, both at home. The body is in Meteghan Funeral Home, visiting 7-9 p.m. Saturday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday in St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Church Point, Rev. Vincent Dumas officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

1993 Adelbert (DELLIE) COMEAU

died on Sunday, February 7, 1993 Source: Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BABINE, CASATELLI, COMEAU, KELLY, KING, MELANSON, ROBICHEAU, ROURKE

COMEAU, Adelbert (Dellie) - 74, Brooklyn, N.Y., died February 7, 1993, in Battery Hospital, Brooklyn. Born in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late Dennis and Margaret (BABINE) COMEAU. He served overseas during the Second World War. He is survived by his wife, the former Ellen KELLY; son, Patrick, Brooklyn; three daughters, Sandra (Mrs. Timothy CASATELLI), Elaine (Mrs. Donald O'ROURKE), Marilyn (Mrs. John KING), all of Brooklyn; two brothers, Henry, Yarmouth; Rene, Lake Echo; two sisters, Margaret (Mrs. J. ROBICHEAU), Lillian (Mrs. V. MELANSON), both of Yarmouth; 13 grandchildren. He was predeceased by three sisters, Mary, Augusta, Emma; five brothers, Gordon, Edward, Alfred, James, Frederick. Funeral will be 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Patrick's Church, Brooklyn. The body will be cremated.

1993 Mildred Maude (Mickey) SILVER

died on Sunday, February 21, 1993 Source: Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames AMIRAULT, DAVIS, GARRETT, ISNOR, LANGILLE, LEVY, MASON, PEITZCHE, SILVER

SILVER, Mildred Maude (Mickey) - 76, 1 Alderney Dr., Dartmouth, died February 21, 1993, at home. Born in Little Tancook, Lunenburg County, she was a daughter of the late Angus and Winnifred (LEVY) LANGILLE. She was a former secretary/treasurer of Silver's Cleaning and Laundry, Antigonish, and prior to retirement, she worked a number of years in the Halifax area. She is survived by a daughter, Glenda (Mrs. Russell AMIRAULT), Halifax; two sons, Eugene, Antigonish; David, Dartmouth; five sisters, Dorothy (Mrs. Murray MASON), Evelyn (Mrs. Gordon ISNOR), both of Halifax; Eileen (Mrs. Earl GARRETT), London, Ont.; Beatrice DAVIS, Digby; Emmy (Mrs. Harry PEITZCHE), Antigonish; two brothers, Borden, Dartmouth; Ernest, Isaac's Harbour; six grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Percy. The body is in G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, Country Harbour, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Goldboro United Baptist Church, Goldboro, Rev. Bob MATHER-DYER officiating. Spring burial will be in Isaac's Harbour Cemetery. Donations may be made to Goldboro United Baptist Church or Isaac's Harbour United Baptist Church.

1993 Thomas HANKINSON

died on Monday, March 15, 1993 Source: THE MAIL-STAR Submitter: Adam Hankinson Obituary contained surnames DRAKE, GATES, HANKINSON, HICKSON, JOHNSON, LEGARD, PEARMAN, SPARKS, WAGNER

HANKINSON, Thomas Edward - Middleton, died March 12, 1993, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Weymouth he was the son of the late George and Maude (GATES) HANKINSON. As a lad, he sailed on his father's vessels to various ports on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. In 1918, he received a national service certificate for his speacial patriotic work in the production of war supplies. After leaving school, he worked for the Royal Bank. In 1925, he came to Middleton to manage his father's mill, the Valley Milling Company. In 1926, he oversaw the building and managed the family owned G.O. HANKINSON and Sons General Store until it was sold in 1953. He was employed by the Department of Highways for 16 years, retiring in 1971. He owned and operated M.D. HANKINSON Lumber Company and the dairy farm, Falcourt Acres, Middleton. As a teenager, he became interested in standard bred horses and for 40 years, raced his horses at tracks in the Maritimes, Quebec, Ontario, and Maine. He bred and raised budlong and heromine horses; sang in various quartets and church choirs; was a member and former deacon of the Middleton United Baptist Church; 33rd degree mason and member of the Middleton Ionic Lodge 73; past master and past deputy district grand master of the Masonic Lodge; member of Western Valley Shrine Club; past patron of Annavale Chapter 31, Order of the Eastern Star and a charter member of Rupert MacNeil conclave. He served on Middleton Town Council for two terms and was recently honored by the town on the 65th anniversary of his being sworn in. He was a lifelong member of the Progressive Conservative Party. He is survived by his wife, the former Marguerite DRAKE; two daughters, Helen (Mrs. Darrell PEARMAN), Halifax; Dianne (Mrs. Leonard LeGARD), Middleton; son Thomas, Middleton; two brothers Curtis, Kenneth, both of Weymouth; four sisters, Esther (Mrs. Harvey HICKSON), Boston; Margaret (Mrs. Merritt JOHNSON), Weymouth; Grace (Mrs. Harry SPARKS), Springfield, Mo.; eight grandchildren; five great- grandchildren. He was predeceaed by his first wife, the former Gladys GATES; two brothers, Scott, and George. The body is in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, where an Ionic service will be 7 p.m. tonight and where an Order of the Eastern Star service will be 7:30 p.m. tonight. Funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Middleton United Baptist Church, Rev. Norman Hovland officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Middleton United Baptist Church Building Fund or Western Valley Shrine Club Crippled Children's Travel Fund.

1993 George Murray MacLEAN

died on Friday, May 7, 1993 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: Adam KM Hankinson Obituary contained surnames HANKINSON, LYDIARD, MACLEAN

MacLEAN, Rev. George Murray - 81, Truro, died May 9, 1993, in the home of his son, Rev. Glenn MacLEAN, Dartmouth. Born in Weymouth, he was a son of the late Daniel H. and Harriett (HANKINSON) MacLEAN. Raised in Hopewell, he was educated in Pictou County and received a BA degree from Dalhousie University. In 1937, he graduated from Pine Hill Divinity Hall, Halifax. Following his ordination, he served in the following pastorates: Stairs Memorial United, Dartmouth (1937-42); St. Andrew's United , Springhill (1942-47); St. Andrew's United, Wolfville (1947-54); Knox United, Glace Bay (1954-60); Bethany United, Halifax (1960-67); Trinity United, New Glasgow (1967-73); Beacon United, Yarmouth (1973-79) and First United, Truro (1980-86), where he served as minister of visitation. Besides church work, he was actively involved in community activities and served on many boards. He is survived by his wife, the former Norma LYDIARD; three sons, Leland, Lower Sackville; Rev. Glenn, Dartmouth; Brian, River John; eight grandchildren. He was predeceased by three brothers, Rev. Frank, Rev. Ward, Jack; a grandson. Cremation has taken place under the direction of A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Family will receive visitors 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in First United Church Parlor, Truro. A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Thursday in First United Church, Rev. Chalmers Hatcher officiating. Private burial will be in MacLean Cemetery, Hopewell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to MacLean/Lydiard Bursary or the memorial fund of First United Church, Truro.

1993 Ralph Donald (Don) Chambers

died on Thursday, June 24, 1993 Source: Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BENNER, CHAMBERS, CROUSE, DAHR, GARDINER, HUNTER, LEVY, MURPHY, SANFORD, TURPLE, WHITE

CHAMBERS, Ralph Donald (Don) - 70, Ellershouse, Hants County, died June 23, 1993, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Newport, Hants County, he was a son of the late George and Evelyn (SANFORD) CHAMBERS. He retired in 1979 after more than 15 years as a labourer with Stevens and Fiske Construction. He had previously worked in farming in Kings County. He is survived by his wife, the former Jean CROUSE; three daughters, Linda (Mrs. Ronald BENNER), Lower Sackville; Sherry (Mrs. Chester WHITE), Plympton, Digby County; Karen, at home; son, Robert, Windsor Forks; four sisters, Marguerite (Mrs. Bert DAHR), Lower Sackville; Edith (Mrs. Medford LEVY), Newport Station, Hants County; Geraldine (Mrs. Ronald HUNTER), St. Croix, Hants County; Joan TURPLE, McPhee's Corner, Hants County; seven brothers, Frederick (Ted), Springfield, Annapolis County; Gordon, Harley, both of Newport Station; George, Arthur, both of Brooklyn, Hants County; Howard, Lower Sackville; Ronald, Ashdale, Hants County; four granddaughters; a grandson. He was predeceased by a sister, Gladys (Mrs. John MURPHY). Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, where funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday, Rev. Alex GARDINER officiating. Burial will be in Ste. Croix Cemetery, St. Croix. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Hants Community Hosptial, Canadian Cancer Society or St. Croix United Church.

1994 Edward W. (Ted) Sears

died on Thursday, February 3, 1994 Source: Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames CHATFIELD, CLARKE, LARK, LEBLANC, NICKERSON, PORTER, REEVES, SEARS, TEED, WATSON

SEARS, Edward W. (Ted) - 78, Pugwash, Cumberland County, died February 2, 1994, in North Cumberland Memorial Hospital, Pugwash. Born in London, England, he was the adopted son of the late Daniel and Lydia (CLARKE) TEED. He was a welder by trade and served with the Military Police overseas during the Second World War. He is survived by six sons, Hudson, Elmsdale; Lynne (Skip), Digby; Brian, Kingston; Shawn, Woods Harbour; Timothy, Londonderry, Colchester County; Ralston (Jack), Truro; five daughters, Gladys (Mrs. Carl REEVES), Pugwash; Heddy (Mrs. Amedie LEBLANC), Sydney; Dottie (Mrs. Bill WATSON), Didsbury, Alta.; Laurey (Mrs. Neil PORTER), Victoria, B.C.; Mrs. Margaret LARK, Orlando, Fla.; 26 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Dorothy CHATFIELD; second wife, the former Margaret NICKERSON; two sons, Theodore, Gerald. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in MacDiarmid's Funeral Home, Oxford, where funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday, Rev. Meredith Fraser officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in Palmerston Cemetery, Pugwash. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.

1994 M. Sylvia Slade

died on Saturday, December 31, 1994 Source: The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BUCKLES, GALLANT, JOURNEAY, MCLEAN, SILVERS, SLADE, SMITH

SLADE, M. Sylvia - 50, 7 McKinley St., McKays Corner, Glace Bay, died December 31, 1994, at home. Born in Reserve Mines, she is the daughter of Mary Margaret (SMITH) MCLEAN, Reserve Mines and the late Frederick MCLEAN. She was a member of Holy Family Church, Glace Bay. She is survived by her husband, Joe; sons, Scott, Ontario; Clint, Jason, both at home; daughter, Jancie, Ontario; two grandchildren; brothers, Frederick, William (Winkie), Sheldon, all of Reserve; John, Gregory, Allie, all of Dominion; Gordon, Sydney; Kevin, Annapolis Royal; sisters, Shirley (Mrs. Don SILVERS), Alberta; Sheila (Mrs. Dave JOURNEAY), Annapolis Royal; Margaret, Digby; Sharon (Mrs. Wayne GALLANT), Bridgetown; Collette (Mrs. Bill BUCKLES), Greenwood. She was predeceased by a brother, John. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. tonight, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday in Holy Family Church, McKays Corner, Rev. John Graham officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery.

1995 Joseph Rene COMEAU

died on Friday, August 11, 1995 Source: halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BABINE, BLAIR, COMEAU, MELANSON, ROBICHEAU, TAYLOR

COMEAU, Joseph Rene - 71, Lake Echo, died August 11, 1995, at home. Born in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late Dennis and Margaret (BABINE) COMEAU. He retired in 1989 after a 40-year career in the transportation business. A longtime member of the Halifax Traffic Club, he was a member and past warden of St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Lake Echo. Surviving are his wife, the former Gwendolyn BLAIR; son, Ronald, Lake Echo; daughter, Diane (TAYLOR), Dartmouth; daughter-inlaw, Sharon, Lake Echo; grandsons, Troy, Dartmouth; Marc, Lake Echo; brother, Henry, Yarmouth; sisters, Margaret (Mrs. Joseph ROBICHEAU), Lillian (Mrs. Vincent MELANSON), Yarmouth. He was predeceased by sisters, Mary, Augusta, Emma; brothers, Gordon, Edward, Alfred, James, Frederick, Adelbert. Funeral 2 p.m. today in St. Augustine's Church, Ponderosa Drive, Lake Echo. Cremation to follow. Family flowers only. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or St. Augustine's Anglican Church. Reception to follow service at the church. Arrangements under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Dartmouth.

1995 Anne Marie (Annie) Vacon,

died on Wednesday, October 18, 1995 Source: The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BOURQUE, BRIEN, DOUCETTE, DUGAS, JACQUARD, MUISE, POTHIER, VACON

VACON, Anne Marie (Annie) - 78, East Quinan, Yarmouth County, died October 18, 1995, at home. Born in Quinan, Yarmouth Co., she was a daughter of the late Willie and Genevieve (JACQUARD) MUISE. Surviving are her husband, Alvinie; sons, Harvey, Paul, Donald, Victor, Alvinie, Quinan; daughters, Nina (Mrs. Rudolph MUISE), Surettes Island; Genevieve (Mrs. Fred DOUCETTE), Mayflower, Digby Co.; Beatrice DOUCETTE, Quinan; Isabelle (Mrs. Chester DOUCETTE), Quinan; Annie DOUCETTE, Salmon River; Eunice VACON, at home; Vitaline (Mrs. Freeman DUGAS), South Ohio; Peggy VACON, Wellington, Yarmouth Co.; Theresa (Mrs. Douglas MUISE), Quinan; Angele POTHIER, Thompson, Man.; brothers, Henry, Albert, Quinan; sisters, Mary MUISE, East Quinan; Leona DOUCETTE, South Quinan; Lizzie DOUCETTE, South Quinan; Angele (Mrs. Louis BOURQUE), Montreal, Que.; 34 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by sons, Larry, Victor. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m., prayers 8 p.m. tonight, both in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, 29 Albert St., Yarmouth. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday in St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, Quinan, Rev. Emery BRIEN CSC, officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to any charity.

1995 Ada Maude PERRY

died on Saturday, November 4, 1995 Source: The Chronicle Herald, Halifax Submitter: Robert Green Obituary contained surnames BATES, LINKLETTER, PERRY, SOLLOWS, THURBER

PERRY, Ada Maude - 93, Freeport, Digby Co., died November 4 1995 at Digby General Hospital. Born in Freeport, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert and Cynthia (THURBER) BATES. She was a member of Freeport Baptist Church and sewing circle, and a past noble of Fair Isle, Lodge 92, Freeport. Surviving are sons Bryant, Fredericton NB; Arden, Freeport; daughter Anita (Mrs. Hilton SOLLOWS), Digby; Erma (Mrs. William LINKLETTER), Freeport; 10 grandchildren; 11 great grabdchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Edward Vernon; daughter Winnifred; grandaughter Jane; sister, Wilda; brothers, Warren, Irvin, Mendall, Clarence, Elmer. Visitation today, funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday, both in Freeport Baptist Church, Rev. Rick Warner officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery, Freeport. Donations to any charity. Arrangements under the direction of Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby.

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