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Digby obituaries for February 1996 thru February 1999


1996 Jean Doris Robinson

died on Monday, February 12, 1996 Source: Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames MARSHALL, MUNROE, ROBINSON

ROBINSON, Jean Doris - Digby, died February 10, 1996, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Doris (MUNROE) ROBINSON. She was a member of Trinity Anglican Church, Digby, and the church choir for many years. She received her certification in pharmacy from Dalhousie School of Pharmacy in 1940 and was employed with C.M. Levy Rexall Pharmacy for 35 years. Surviving are brothers, Frank Jr., Robert, Digby; sister, Ena ROBINSON, Digby; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brother, Roy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in Trinity Anglican Church, Digby, Rev. Mark MARSHALL officiating. Burial in Forest Hills Anglican Cemetery, Digby. Family flowers only. Donations to Trinity Anglican Church.

1997 Bessie Harrison Daley

died on Monday, January 20, 1997 Source: Digby Courier Submitter: Luella Marshall Obituary contained surnames DALEY, HANDSPIKER, SWANSBURG, VANTASSELL, WALKER

BESSIE HARRISON DALEY --93 , Digby ,died January 20 1997 at home. Born in Mount Pleasant , Digby County ,she was the daughter of the late John and Cynthia [VAN TASSELL ]HANDSPIKER. She was a member of the Grace United Church and was a volunteer for the Red Cross for many years. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are daughters Kathleen [Mrs Jack WALKER ] Digby; Lillian [Mrs Paul SWANSBURG ] New Minas; sons Bernard , Digby; Victor New Minas;16 grandchildren ;32 greatgrandchildren ;seven great,great grandchildren ;several neices and nephews . She was predeceased by her husband Blair ;grandson Robert; sisters Della, Ada, Mae;Brothers,Len, Edgar, John, Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 today and Wednesday in Jayne's Funeral Home , Digby , Funeral 2pm Thursday in Grace United Church, Digby. Rev. Jeffro BURSEY officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery , Digby . Family flowers only. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

1997 Lawrence Leonard Landry

died on Thursday, January 23, 1997 Source: Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames ARCHIBALD, BABSON, BOURQUE, BURNS, CARTER, LANDRY, LEVY, SOMERS, THIBAULT, WHITE

LANDRY, Lawrence Leonard - 73, Halifax, passed away peacefully January 21, 1997, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site. He was born and lived his life at Purcells Cove, and was the son of the late William and Edith (WHITE) LANDRY. He served during the Second World War in Canada, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. In 1984, he retired after 30 years of service as a firefighter with the Department of National Defence. Surviving are his loving wife, Edna (LEVY); sons, Brian, Beaverbank; James, Sackville; daughter, Kathy (Mrs. Graham ARCHIBALD), Ottawa; son-inlaw, John CARTER, Sackville; brothers, Kenneth, Beaverbank; Basil, Halifax; sisters, Millie (Mrs. Maurice BURNS), Mabel (Mrs. Vincent BOURQUE), both of Halifax; Vivian (Mrs. Alfred THIBAULT), Digby; grandchildren, Aaron, Michael, Kelly, Mark, Craig, Jeffrey and Lisa; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by daughter, Donna (Mrs. John CARTER), Sackville. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather, who will always be affectionately remembered and sadly missed by all. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, January 23, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday, January 24, in West End United Baptist Church, corner of Quinpool and Preston streets, Halifax, Pastors John BABSON and Leslie SOMERS officiating. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to The Lung Association or the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch.

1997 Esther M. HICKSON

died on Saturday, February 1, 1997 Source: THE CHRONICLE-HERALD Submitter: Adam Hankinson Obituary contained surnames GATES, HANKINSON, HICKSON, JOHNSON, MCTAGGART, SPARKS, WAGNER

HICKSON, Esther M. - Framingham, Mass., died recently in St. Patrick's Nursing Home, Framingham. Born September 4, 1900, she was the eldest child of the late George and Maude HANKINSON, formery of Weymouth, Digby Co. She attended Weymouth Academy and graduated from Mount Allison University. For several years she worked as a secretary in Plaster Rock, N.B., and later graduated as a registered nurse and X-ray technician from Lynn Hospital, Lynn, Mass. In later years, she worked at Cambridge Hospital, Mass., as an infirmary nurse for students. She was a member of Belmont Street Baptist Church, Watertown, Mass. Surviving are daughters, Marlene McTAGGART; sons Harvey, and Donald, all of the United States; sisters, Klara JOHNSON, Weymouth; Grace SPARKS, Springfeild, Mo.; brothers, Curtis, Bridgetown, Annapolis Co.; Kenneth, Weymouth; several grandchilden. She was predeceased by her husband, Harvey; sister; Margaret WAGNER; brothers, Scott, Tom, and George HANKINSON. Burial was held in Cedar Memorial Cemetery, Cambridge.

1997 Eunice Frost

died on Thursday, March 27, 1997 Source: Obituary was published in Chronicle Herald, Saturday,March 29, 1997, page C 20 Submitter: Edwin Balcom Obituary contained surnames ADAMS, DAKIN, FROST, LONG, MACDONALD, MACDORMAND, VANTASSLE

FROST, Eunice Lillian- 81 Chebogue Rd., Yarmouth Co., died March 27, 1997, at home. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late Watson E. and Lottie (VANTASSLE) ADAMS. She was a homemaker. Surviving are daughters, Ruth Ann (Mrs. Arthur DAKIN), Overton; Bea (Mrs. Al MACDONALD), Halifax; Barbara (Mrs. Ray MACDORMAND), Westport, Digby Co.; brothers, Victor, Ralph, Yarmouth; sister, Mrs. Ruth LONG, California; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Edwin E.; brother, Arthur. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, funeral 10:30 a.m. Monday, both in Huskilsonís Funeral Home and Chapel, 29 Albert St., Yarmouth, Rev. Peter Turpin officiating. Visitation 2:30-4 p.m.. Monday in Westport United Baptist Church, with burial to follow in Hilltop Cemetery, Westport. In lieu of flowers, donations to Faith Memorial Baptist Church, Overton, or Westportunited Baptist Church. Obituary was published in Chronicle Herald, Saturday,March 29, 1997, page C 20

1997 Anna Margaret Gratto

died on Wednesday, August 13, 1997 Source: The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames CONNELL, DINGMAN, FITZGERALD, GATZA, GRATTO, KINNEY, MULLEN, RAYMOND

GRATTO, Anna Margaret - 70, Maccan, formerly of Truro Heights and Fort Lawrence, died August 13, 1997, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late Ellsworth and Della (MULLEN) KINNEY. Surviving are her husband, Francis; daughters, Barbara DINGMAN, Fort Lawrence; Lorraine (Mrs. Bruce RAYMOND), Truro Heights; Rose (Mrs. Steven O'CONNELL), Victoria, B.C.; Gloria GRATTO, Maccan; son, George, Truro Heights; sister, Katherine FITZGERALD, Vancouver, B.C; brothers, Ronald, Ashmore; Scott, Weymouth; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Lucy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 4 p.m. Friday, both in Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst, Lieut. Randolph GATZA officiating. Burial to follow in Fort Lawrence Cemetery. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Canadian Diabetes Association or the Salvation Army.

1997 Arlene Francis

died on Monday, August 25, 1997 Submitter: Leland C. Francis Obituary contained surnames ADAMS, FRANCIS, SIMMS

FRANCIS, Arlene - 85, of Digby, Nova Scotia died suddenly on August 20,1997, in Montreal, Quebec. Born in Delaps Cove,Annapolis County, Nova Scotia. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Emma FRANCIS. She was a long time member of the Acaciaville Baptist Church. She was predeceasd by her husband Ainsley, her son Walter of Digby,4 brothers AND 4 sisters. She is survived by her six daughters - Mildred(Harold SIMMS) of Digby, Mary and Eldora of Montreal, Elaine of Toronto, Rose (Ken FRANCIS) and Phyllis of Annapolis Royal AND sons Nelson (Evangeline) and Ainsley (Beatrice) of Digby. Also are left behind 29 Grandchildren, 40 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great Great Grandchildren. Cremation has takn place. A memorial service will be held October5,1997 at the Acaciaville Baptisy Church with Reverend Victor ADAMS officiating. Donations will be accepted for the Acaciaville Baptist Church

1998 Arthur L Everett

died on Thursday, February 12, 1998 Source: The Courier, Digby Submitter: Robert Green Obituary contained surnames COMEAU, EVERETT, HAZELTON

Arthur L EVERETT, 78, of Digby, died Feb. 11 1998 in Digby General Hospital. Born in Digby, he was a son of the late Aubrey and Janette (HAZELTON) EVERETT. He was a retired office clerk, working with CN Marine for 40 years. He was a former member of the Digby Lions Club in which he held several offices, and a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 20, Digby. He acted as Santa Claus for the Children's Training Centre, Tideview Terrace, Digby General Hospital and the community. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Dorothea COMEAU, Digby. He was predeceased by an infant sister, Doreen, and a brother Robert. The body has been cremated. Burial will be at a later date in Fairview Cemerery. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

1998 Rev. H.F. Kitchener Daw

died on Thursday, February 26, 1998 Source: Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames COOKSEY, DAW, DIVINCENZO, GUIER, LEVY, NEILSON, SKIFFINGTON

DAW, Rev. H.F. Kitchener - 82, Bridgewater, died Tuesday, February 24, 1998, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Hamilton, Ont., he was a son of the late William A. and Alice (COOKSEY) DAW. He was a retired clergyman, serving in Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and more recently, in Chester Basin and Bridgewater. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. He is survived by sons, Marvin, Terry and wife Christine, all of Hamilton, Ont.; Doug and wife Mary Ann, Chester Basin; Robert and wife Wendy, Barrington Passage; Richard, Halifax; daughters, Cheryl (Mrs. Keven GUIER), Freeport, Digby Co.; Lesa (Mrs. Ron DIVINCENZO), Dundas, Ont.; Angela (Mrs. John LEVY), Kingston, Kings Co.; 15 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Margaret NEILSON; sister, Eva; brother, Jack; son, Kenneth; grandson, Stephen. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in Davis Funeral Home, Chester. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Aenon United Baptist Church, Chester Basin, Capt. Diane SKIFFINGTON officiating. Burial in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Yarmouth County. Immediate family flowers only. Donations may be made to Pleasant Valley Baptist Church or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

1998 Deveau, Herbert Andrew

died on Friday, March 6, 1998 Source: Daughter, Nina Deveau Cole Submitter: Nina Cole Obituary contained surnames AMERO, COLE, DEVEAU, DEWILDE

Herbert Andrew DEVEAU born February 9, 1927 Weymouth Digby County Nova Scrota, passed away June 3, 1998, Placerville California. Brother of Roland Francis DEVEAU, deceased, Mother Elsie Rita AMERO Father Henry DEVEAU, both deceased and from Weymouth Digby County Nova Scotia. Herbert had two daughters, Nina COLE of Placerville California and Alletta DEWILDE of Bremerton WA. His wife is Dorothy DEVEAU fromerly of Portland Maine, now living in Placerville Ca.

1998 June Edrie Ruggles

died on Thursday, March 19, 1998 Source: Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames FREDERICKS, HASSETT, JENEREAUX, MACDONALD, MOOREHEAD, REEVES, RUGGLES

RUGGLES, June Edrie - 78, Kingston, died March 17, 1998, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Barton, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Albert and Florence (MACDONALD) HASSETT. She was a longtime member of Bible Baptist Church. Surviving are daughter, Mrs. Katherine FREDERICKS, Kingston; sons, Merrill, Delta, B.C.; Allen, Kingston; sister, Mrs. Margaret REEVES, Parkdale, Lunenburg Co.; eight grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Christie; daughter, Carol; sister, Vivian; brothers, Eugene, Albert. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Friday, both in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Pastor Keith JENEREAUX and Dr. William MOOREHEAD officiating. Burial in Bible College Cemetery, Kingston Village. Donations to any charity or Gospel Hour.

1998 George Fulton Lake

died on Saturday, March 28, 1998 Source: Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BROWN, CLARK, COHOON, COX, LAKE, LEVY, MOSHER, PARKER, ROSS, SMITH, SPENCER

LAKE, George Fulton - 72, Cheverie, Hants Co., died March 27, 1998, in Digby General Hospital. Born December 21, 1925, in Summerville, Hants Co., he was a son of the late Embert and Martha (MOSHER) LAKE. He worked for Dresser Minerals for 35 years. He was an avid sports fan. He loved fishing and also playing baseball for the Shore teams. Surviving are his wife, Vivian (COHOON); sons, Garnet, Cheverie; Doug, Kempt Shore; George (Joey), Randy, Brooklyn; John, Gormanville; Tim, East Walton; Dan, Rawdon; daughters, Susan (Mrs. Leslie CLARK), Betty (Mrs. Garnet COX), Cheverie; Donna (Mrs. Brian LEVY), Lemister; Greta (Mrs. Brian BROWN), Bramber; brothers, Doug, Prescott, Falmouth; Stan, Summerville; sisters, Mary (Mrs. Ed SMITH), Brooklyn; Lorna (Mrs. Howard SPENCER), Summerville; Geraldine ROSS, Kingston; 10 step-children; 20 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Stella (BROWN); brothers, Charles Baden in infancy, Colman and Bud LAKE, Ches Card. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Summerville. Funeral 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Kempt United Baptist Church, Summerville, Rev. Garnet PARKER officiating. Burial in Bramber Cemetery. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Halifax Rehabilitation Centre.

1998 A. Curtis HANKINSON

died on Wednesday, April 22, 1998 Source: THE CHRONCILE-HERALD Submitter: Adam Hankinson Obituary contained surnames GATES, HANKINSON, JOHNSON, NOBLE, SPARKS, TUPPER

HANKINSON, A. Curtis - 86, Bridgetown, formerly of Weymouth, died April 20, 1998 in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middletown. Born in Weymouth, he was the son of the late George O. and Ella Maude (GATES) HANKINSON. From 1930-1950 he worked in G.O. Hankinson Store in Middletown, operated by his brother, Tom. After moving to Weymouth, he became parts manager for 27 years at Weymouth Motors Ltd., a business operated by his brother, Ken. He was an avid gardener, supplying produce to many in his community. He was a devoted father and husband, and strong in his faith. Survived by his wife, the former Vera TUPPER; sons, David and wife Linda, Toronto; Roger and wife Marguerite, Weymouth; daughter Jane and husband John, Steinbach, Man.; sisters, Klara JOHNSON, Weymouth; Grace SPARKS, Springfeild, Mo.; brother Ken, Weymouth; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchilden. He was predeceased by sisters, Esther, Margaret; brothers, Scott, Tom and George. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middletown, Rev. Joy NOBLE officiating. Interment in Riverside Cemetery, Bridgetown. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to Soldiers Memorial Hospital Foundation or the church of our choice.

1998 William Alfred SABEAN

died on Thursday, July 9, 1998 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BRITTAIN, BURNS, GABEL, MELANSON, MULLEN, SABEAN

SABEAN, William Alfred - 91, Tideview Terrance, Digby, died July 8, 1998, in the home. Born in Ashmore, Digby Co., he was a son of the late James and Minnie (BURNS) SABEAN. He was a woodsman most of his life. He worked for Bayside Farm in Weymouth North for many years. Surviving are daughter, Loaty (Mrs. Charles MULLEN), Havelock, Digby Co.; son, Herman, St. Catherines, Ont.; sister, Mrs. Mildred BRITTAIN, Weymouth; brothers, Herman, Digby; Roy, Saulnierville; Stanley, Havelock; six grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Lizzie GABEL; his second wife, Florence MELANSON; son, Alfred; sisters, Minnie, Levina, Eva; brothers, Henry, Harry, Kenneth. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in Riverside Baptist Church, Weymouth North, Rev. Fred Bigelow officiating. Burial in Riverside Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity.

1998 George Augustine Sr. Thibault

died on Monday, November 23, 1998 Source: The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BRADLEY, CHRISTENSON, ECCLES, HAIGHT, MULLEN, PETERS, SIMMS, SMITH, SPENCER, THIBAULT, TIDD, TIMPANY, WHITE

THIBAULT, George Augustine Sr. - 91, Villa Acadienne, Meteghan, formerly of Digby, died November 23, 1998, in the villa. Born in Salmon River, Digby Co., he was a son of the late Frank and Rose (TIMPANY) THIBAULT. He was a member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby. He was a charter member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 5648, Digby. Surviving are daughters, Patricia (Mrs. Charles SMITH), Langley, B.C.; Marie (Mrs. Leo PETERS), Dartmouth; Florence (Mrs. Malcolm MULLEN), Weymouth; Mary THIBAULT, Toronto; Dorothy (Mrs. William ECCLES), Consort, Alta.; Janet BRADLEY, Charlottetown; Joanne (Mrs. Perry SPENCER), St. Stephen, N.B.; Theresa (Mrs. Ray TIDD), East Ferry, Digby Co.; Valerie (Mrs. Vernon SIMMS), New Germany; Louise (Mrs. Richard HAIGHT), Kentville; sons, George Jr., Digby; John, Waterford; sisters, Bertha WHITE, Idaho; 29 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son, Phillip; brother, Theodore; sister, Cecile. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, prayers 8 p.m. today followed by Knights of Columbus tribute service, all in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby, Rev. Craig CHRISTENSON officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church or any charity.

1998 Leta Aris Savary Delaney

died on Wednesday, December 9, 1998 Source: Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames DELANEY, GAILEY, JENNINGS, REEVES, SAVARY

DELANEY (SAVARY), Leta Aris - 95, Port Maitland, Yarmouth Co., died in Yarmouth Regional Hospital on December 7, 1998. Born at Cedar Lake, Digby Co., she was the only daughter of the late Murray SAVARY and Amy (REEVES) SAVARY JENNINGS. She was predeceased by her brother, Wade SAVARY. When she was a young girl the family moved to Costa Rica for a short time while her father was employed by that government. In 1922, while living in Cliftondale, Mass., she married Frederick DELANEY of Richmond, Yarmouth Co. The couple returned to Nova Scotia the following year and settled in Port Maitland soon thereafter, where Frederick eventually passed away in 1972. They had one son (Theodore, now deceased). Mrs. Delaney is survived by grandchildren, Mrs. Linda GAILEY, Plainfield, Conn.; Judy, David and Daniel DELANEY, Andover, Mass.; three great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. As a fervent lover of nature, Mrs. DELANEY was very much at home in the woods, on the beach or in her garden. She and her husband spent many happy winters in their camp at Cedar Lake. She was extremely fond of animals and had been a member of the Nova Scotia Bird Society, and a supporter of the SPCA. She was also a member of the Bonnie Briar Rebekah Lodge, St. Andrew's Society, High Hopes Seniors' Club and the Bahai Faith. An avid reader, she was particularly fond of poetry, as well as music and dancing. Cremation will take place under the direction of Sweeny's Funeral Home. Interment will be at Port Maitland and Beaver River Cemetery.

1998 Vernon Wilfred Robicheau

died on Sunday, December 27, 1998 Source: The Hamilton Spectator, 30 Dec 1998. Obituary contained surnames BIRKETT, CHUD, CROWELL, GIBSON, HARRIS, LEVEC, ROBICHEAU

ROBICHEAU, Vernon Wilfred Peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 27, 1998, following a brief illness. Vern, in his 77th year, born in Digby, Nova Scotia. Beloved Husband of Holly, and predeceased by Claire. Loving father of Suzanne ROBICHEAU and her husband Larry CHUD, of Hamilton. Dear step-father of Jim and Maureen, John and Yogi, Holly and Ron, Dean and Linda, and Kent and Brenda Turvey and Lisa and Greg LEVEC, and Jay and Linda BIRKETT. Cherished grandfather of twenty grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Brother of Helen CROWELL, Ethel GIBSON, Joan HARRIS, Edward ROBICHEAU and Larry ROBICHEAU. Vern was a retired employee of fifty years for CN.CP. Telecommunications, served in the Royal Canadian Air Force, was a member of the Canadian Military Heritage Museum, a lifetime member of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Society, a member of Morse Telegraphers Society, Maple Leaf Chapter, and avid skater. A memorial service will be held at the Beckett-Glaves Family Funeral Centre, 88 Brant Ave. Brantford on Wednesday Dec 30, at 2:00 PM. Reception to follow. Donations to the Digby Community Theater c/o Royal Bank, Digby, Nova Scotia, or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

1999 Frank (Hazen) TIDD

died on Friday, January 15, 1999 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: John Thurber Obituary contained surnames FENWICK, FROST, GIDNEY, TIDD, TRASK, TUFTS, WOOLER

TIDD, Frank (Hazen)- 73, Nictaux, died January 13, 1999, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Little River, Digby County, he was a son of the late Shirley and Helena (TRASK) TIDD. He was a member of the Middleton United Baptist Church; former carpentry instructor at Annapolis Regional Vocational School and a veteran of the Second World War. Surviving are his wife, the former Ella FROST; daughters, Cheryl (Mrs. John TUFTS) Paradise; Bonnie (Mrs. John WOOLER), Karsdale; sons, Randy, Digby; Kevin and wife Terry, Deep Brook; sisters, Freda (Mrs.Lawrence TRASK) and Avis GIDNEY, both of Little River; grandchildren, Andrew, Peter, Sarah, Scott, Craig, Amanda, and Katie. He was predeceased by brother Rex. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton. Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Middleton United Baptist Church,Rev.Dr. Byron FENWICK officiating. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Canadian Diabetes Association or charity of choice.

1999 Virginia Deveau

died on Saturday, January 16, 1999 Source: Berwick Register Nov. 1998 Obituary contained surnames BOUDREAU, DEVEAU, GAUDET, HILL, LEBLANC, ROBICHAUD

DEVEAU, Virginia - 78, Meteghan, Digby Co., died November 16, 1998, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Corberrie, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Evangeline (DEVEAU) GAUDET. Surviving are son, Jean, Church Point; daughters, Eileen (Mrs. Omer BOUDREAU), Fall River; Karen DEVEAU, Auburn; Jeannette (Mrs. Arnold HILL), Saulnierville; brother, Irving, Sackville; sister, Marguerite ROBICHAUD, Lynn, Mass.; seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward; brothers, Henry, Daley; sisters, Leah, Lorette, Agnes, Hilda, Lucie. Funeral was held November 19, 1998 in Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church, Meteghan, Rev. Gerald LEBLANC officiated. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to the cardiac care unit ot the QEII Health Sciences Centre.

1999 Alexander Edward "Ted" WEIR

died on Sunday, February 14, 1999 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BANKS, LANGILLE, MACMILLAN, WEIR

WEIR, Alexander Edward "Ted" - 72, Digby, died February 14, 1999, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Digby, he was a son of the late G. Reginald and Barbara Calder (BANKS) WEIR. He was an active member of Digby United Baptist Church; member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 20; Kings Soloman Masonic Lodge, and active member of Digby Historical Society, Digby Horticultural Society, Digby Tree Committee and Digby Hospice Society. Surviving are sister, Jean MACMILLAN, Digby; two nieces; four nephews; several grandnieces and grandnephews. He was predeceased by brother, G. Robert. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m., legion service 7 p.m., Masonic service 7:30 p.m., all today in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in Digby United Baptist Church, Rev. Leon LANGILLE officiating. Burial in Digby Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity. Newspaper: The Halifax Herald Limited, Tuesday, 16 February 1999

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