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Digby obituaries for July thru September 2002


2002 Joyce Maxine CLEMENTS

died on Thursday, July 4, 2002 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BEAUSOLIEL, CAMERON, CLEMENTS, CROMWELL, JACKSON, JARVIS

CLEMENTS, Joyce Maxine - 79, Weymouth Falls, Digby Co., passed away July 4, 2002, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Weymouth Falls, she was a daughter of the late Roy Edward and Lilly Mae CROMWELL. She was a member of St. Matthew's Anglican Church and Ladies Auxiliary, Branch 67. She enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren. She is survived by her daughters, Thelma JACKSON, Ontario; Theresa CLEMENTS, Joyce BEAUSOLIEL, Gail JARVIS, all of Weymouth; Holly CAMERON, New Brunswick; son, Andrew Jr.; New Brunswick; 17 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Andrew Clements; grandson, Shawn Beausoliel; sister, Beulah Jarvis. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. today in St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Weymouth Falls, Rev. Jane Clattenburg officiating. Interment in Mount Beulah Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Yarmouth Regional Hospital. On-line condolences may be sent by going to: www.funeralscanada.com/homes/jayne and clicking on "contact us".

2002 Gifford Dean CROMWELL

died on Thursday, July 4, 2002 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames CAREY, CAUDLE, CROMWELL, NICHOLS, WILES

CROMWELL, Gifford Dean - 45, Jordantown, Digby Co., passed away July 4, 2002, in Annapolis Community Health Centre. Born in Digby, he was a son of Marjorie (Guy) Cromwell and the late Reginald Cromwell Sr. He worked at Shaw Wood Industries, Cornwallis, Annapolis Co. He is survived by his sisters, Dorothy (Mrs. Robert WILES), Lequille, Annapolis Co.; Beverly, Digby; Vivian NICHOLS, Chilliwack, B.C.; Jennifer (Mrs. Timothy CAUDLE), St. Catharines, Ont.; Trudy (Terry), Acaciaville, Digby Co.; Natalie (Mrs. James CAREY), Vernon, B.C.; brothers, Reginald (Maurine), Bear River, Digby Co.; Peter (Rowann), Jordantown; Stanley, Weymouth; Alan, Montreal, Que.; Wilfred, Jordantown; Brett (Liz), Weymouth; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandparents, aunts and uncles. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today in Acaciaville Baptist Church, Pastor Muriel Frankland officiating. Interment in Maplewood Cemetery, Marshalltown. Donations in memory may be made to Annapolis Community Health Centre. On- line condolences may be sent by going to: www.funeralscanada.com/homes/jayne and clicking on "contact us".

2002 Edwin Gerald MULLEN

died on Saturday, July 6, 2002 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BAYERS, JEFFERSON, LEGASSIE, LITTLE, MULLEN, RICHARDSON, SABEAN, VEINOT

MULLEN, Edwin Gerald - 84, Springfield, passed away July 6, 2002, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in New Tusket, Digby Co., he was a son of the late Brenton and Jenny (SABEAN) MULLEN. He was self-employed as a general merchant, an avid stamp collector, enjoyed genealogy, attending and selling merchandise at flea markets. Surviving are daughter, Elizabeth (Randy) LEGASSIE, Lequille, Annapolis Co.; son, Gerald (Shirley), Lake Pleasant, Annapolis Co.; sister, Marion JEFFERSON, Bridgetown; grandchildren, Kelly (Chris RICHARDSON) MULLEN, Wade (Melissa VEINOT) MULLEN, Jenny, Joel, Jonathan LEGASSIE; great-grandchild, Klea RICHARDSON; several nieces, nephews; special friend, Reta LITTLE. He was predeceased by his wife, the former A. "Frances" BAYERS; two brothers. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today, July 9, in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Dr. Randy LEGASSIE and Rev. Dr. Elizabeth LEGASSIE officiating. Interment in Riverside Cemetery, Bridgetown. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice

2002 Anna Marie ROBICHAUD

died on Monday, July 8, 2002 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames COMEAU, DEVEAU, ENTREMONT, HARRIS, PARADIS, ROBICHEAU, TITUS

ROBICHEAU, Anna Marie - 91, Villa Acadienne, Meteghan, died July 8, 2002, in the villa. Born in Saulnierville, she was a daughter of the late Narcice and Rebecca (PARADIS) COMEAU. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are sons, Fred (Hattie) TITUS, Meteghan; Dennis (Dina) TITUS, St. Alphonse; Victor (Beverly) TITUS, Saulnierville; Hubert (Sharon) TITUS, Amherst; daughters, Angele (Leo) DEVEAU, Mavillette; Regine (Alphee) DEVEAU, Saulnierville; Annette (Willie) HARRIS, Mavillette; 26 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Joseph TITUS; second husband, Louis ROBICHEAU; granddaughters, Rose Anna, Anne Marie in infancy; brothers, Albert, Phillip, Emile; sisters, Clarice, Delima, Marie, Sara. Visitation was 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral was held 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 10 in Stella Maris Church, Meteghan, Rev. Albeni D'ENTREMONT officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to The Arthritis Society

2002 James Edwin WOODS

died on Tuesday, July 9, 2002 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BURRELL, FUDGE, MERSEREAU, MITCHELL, OWENS, PEACH, ROMANS, WOODS

WOODS, James Edwin - 68, 6 Waldec Line Rd., Deep Brook, Annapolis Co., passed away July 9, 2002, at home. Born in Quebec City, he was a son of the late Joseph Patrick and Mary Nina (ROMANS) WOODS. He was a member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby. A member of the J Edjar Newell Assembly 2262, Middleton, 4th Degree of the Knights of Columbus. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force for several years. He was the owner and operator of Jim Home Furnishings. He is survived by son, Joseph, Halifax; sisters, Alice FUDGE, Dartmouth; Agnes (Mike) OWENS, Parksville, B.C.; Rita BURRELL, Deep Brook; Monica (Kenneth) PEACH, Kingston, Kings Co.; Elizabeth (Marvin) MITCHELL, Deep Brook; brothers, Joseph (Gerda), London, Ont.; William (Elizabeth), Fredericton, N.B.; Charles (Alvina), Digby; Leo (Karen), Deep Brook; wife, Frances, Digby; two stepdaughters; one stepson; two stepgrandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Bernard Jack. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Father Charles MERSEREAU officiating. Burial in Madonna Cemetery, Marshalltown. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Pro-Life, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be sent by going to our website at: www.funeralscanada.com/homes/jaynes and clicking on "contact us".

2002 Marie Leonise "Eunice" COMEAU

died on Sunday, July 21, 2002 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BELL, COMEAU, DALHGREN, DEVEAU, LEBLANC, MACALPHINE, MELANSON

COMEAU, Marie Leonise "Eunice" - 84, Weymouth North, Digby Co., passed away July 31, 2002, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Ohio, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Phillip and Martha "Mattie" (LEBLANC) DEVEAU. She is survived by her daughter, Joan Marie COMEAU (Donald DALHGREN), Weymouth; nephew, Edward DEVEAU, Church Point, Digby Co.; sisters, Celeste BELL, Dryden, Ont.; Mabel DEVEAU, Belliveau Cove, Digby Co.; Rose DEVEAU, Saint John, N.B.; brother, Harley DEVEAU, Weymouth; grandchildren, Lisa MELANSON, Michelle COMEAU, Laurie COMEAU and Lynn MACALPHINE; great-grandchildren, Yvelle COMEAU, Dawson COMEAU and Tristan MACALPHINE; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, Nelson COMEAU and brother, Nelson DEVEAU. No visitation. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Rev. Chinedu Chukwu officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations to Yarmouth Regional Hospital Surgical Unit. On-line condolences to: www.funeralscanada.com/homes/jayne and click on "contact us".

2002 Edward Vernon "Ed" ROSS

died on Monday, July 22, 2002 Source: Yarmouth Vanguard Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames HANDSPIKER, KAYE, ROSS, TUFTS, VANTASSELL

ROSS, Edward Vernon "Ed" - 86, Hebron, Yarmouth Co., died Saturday, June 22, 2002, at home. Born in Culloden, he was a son of the late Leaander and Dora Mae (HANDSPIKER) ROSS. He worked at the Yarmouth Ice cream Dairy as an engineer for 17 years and worked at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Surviving are daughter, Olivia ROSS, Halifax; son, Edward, Ontario; sisters, Barbara VANTASSELL, Aldyth KAYE, both of Digby; Doris TUFTS, Clyde River; a granddaughter. He was predeceased by his wife, Connie R.; brothers, James, John, Frank, Robert. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service and burial will take place at a later date. Donations to VON Yarmouth or Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth.

2002 Vivian Anna Lillian COHOON-LAK

died on Friday, July 26, 2002 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BLINN, COHOON, HARNISH, KINNEY, LAKE, LEBLANC, OZERKEVICH, PRIEST, THIBAULT, THIBODEAU

COHOON-LAKE, Vivian Anna Lillian - 79, died July 26, 2002, in Tidal View Manor, Yarmouth, after a lengthy illness. Born Feb. 11, 1923, in Weston, Mass., she was a daughter of the late William "Bill" and Pearl (PRIEST) THIBODEAU. She was employed as a waitress for many years at the Fundy Restaurant, Goodwin Hotel, Weymouth, and the Gerrard House in Halifax. Upon her retirement in Digby, she was a companion for the elderly. She is survived by sons, Lee COHOON, Gulliver's Cove; William "Billy" (Wil) COHOON, Whitehorse, Y.T.; Arnold COHOON, Mississauga, Ont.; Thomas COHOON-THIBAULT, Weymouth Mills; daughters, Phyllis HARNISH, Digby; Sharon (Achille) LEBLANC, Yarmouth; Darlene COHOON, Digby; Donna COHOON, Yarmouth; Debra (Emile) BLINN, Digby; sister, Jean (Lewis) OZERKEVICH, B.C.; foster brother, Vernon THIBODEAU, Pugwash; a stepfather to her children, Anselm LEBLANC, Weymouth; 24 grandchildren; three foster grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three foster great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter. She was predeceased by her first husband, Burton COHOON; son, Larry COHOON; sisters, Marian (KINNEY), Kathleen in infancy; her second husband, George LAKE. No visitation or funeral by request, a family only graveside service was held 2 p.m. Monday. A memorial service is planned for a later date. Interment in Riverside Baptist Cemetery, Weymouth North. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch, Yarmouth Regional Hospital, Dialysis Unit or a charity of your choice.

2002 Louise Marie STODDARD

died on Tuesday, July 30, 2002 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BILLARD, HARLOW, LONGMIRE, PICTOU, ROBAR, STODDARD

STODDARD, Louise Marie - 52, Digby, formerly of Bear River, passed away as a result of an accident July 30, 2002. Born in Truro, she was a daughter of the late James and Sarah (PICTOU) HARLOW. She enjoyed making homemade quilts, spending time outdoors and playing cards. Louise enjoyed her friends and a good laugh. She is survived by her husband, Glen; daughter, Mrs. Sarah (Merwyn) LONGMIRE; son, Christopher Halliday; brothers, Frederick HARLOW (Leah), Charlie HARLOW, James Allan HARLOW (Violet); sister, Patricia ROBAR (Ira); several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by daughter, Rebecca; brothers, Joseph, William, Alex; sisters, Dorothy, Bernice. Funeral service will be held 3 p.m. today in St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Bear River, Father Keith BILLARD officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: www.funeralscanada.com/homes/jayne

2002 Marie Leonise "Eunice" COMEAU

died on Wednesday, July 31, 2002 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BELL, CHUKWU, COMEAU, DALHGREN, DEVEAU, LEBLANC

COMEAU, Marie Leonise "Eunice" - 84, Weymouth North, Digby Co., died July 31, 2002, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Ohio, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Phillip and Martha "Mattie" (LEBLANC) DEVEAU. Surviving is her daughter, Joan Marie COMEAU (Donald DALHGREN), Weymouth; sisters, Celeste BELL, Dryden, Ont.; Mabel DEVEAU, Belliveau Cove, Digby Co.; Rose DEVEAU, Saint John, NB; brother, Harley DEVEAU, Weymouth; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Nelson COMEAU and brother, Nelson DEVEAU. No visitation. Funeral was 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Rev. Chinedu CHUKWU officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations to Yarmouth Regional Hospital Surgical Unit.

2002 Edna Martha BOURQUE

died on Friday, August 2, 2002 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BOURQUE, COMEAU, MUISE, WILLIAMS

BOURQUE, Edna Martha - 79, Saulnierville, passed away August 2, 2002, in Villa Acadienne. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Annie (MUISE) WILLIAMS. Surviving are sons, Eric, Comeauville; Douglas, Orangeville, Ont.; daughter, Christine COMEAU, St. Benoni; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward; son, Clyde; daughter, Karen; brothers, Howard, Howard, James, Eddie; sisters, Irene, Obeline, Bertha, Celeste, Helene, Edith, Marie, Laura, Eva. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 10 a.m. today in Sacred Heart Church, Saulnierville, Rev. Yvon Dionne officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery.

2002 Micheline A. COMEAU

died on Thursday, August 8, 2002 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames COMEAU, COT, DIONNE, LEMON, PERRON

COMEAU, Micheline A. - 61, Saulnierville, died Aug. 8, 2002, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Villemard, Montreal, she was a daughter of the late Alphonse and Jeannette (PERRON) LEMON. Surviving are husband, Gabriel, Saulnierville; sons, Christien, Saulniervlle; Richard, Timmins, Ont.; Robert, Church Point; Jean, Meteghan River; daughter, Carole COMEAU, Meteghan Station; brothers, Gerard, Florida; Pierre and Robert, both of Montreal; sister, Lise COT, Montreal; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral was 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, in Sacred Heart Church, Saulnierville, Rev. Yvon DIONNE officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Home.

2002 Alice THERIAULT

died on Thursday, August 8, 2002 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames DUPLEX, ENTREMONT, LEBLANC, SAULNIER, SULLIVAN, THIBAULT

THIBAULT, Alice - 87, Church Point, died Aug. 8, 2002, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Saulnierville, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Annie (LEBLANC) SAULNIER. Surviving are son, Clifford SAULNIER, Halifax; daughter, Marguerite SULLIVAN, Church Point; sister, Monique DUPLEX, Marshfield, Mass.; six grandchildren; nine great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Antoine; brothers, Phillippe, Edmond, Fidele, John; sisters, Octavie, Leonie, Arsenna, Doris. Visitation was Friday in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary's Church, Church Point, Rev. Albeni D'ENTREMONT officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.

2002 Yvonne M. COMEAU

died on Friday, August 16, 2002 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames COMEAU, ENTREMONT, POWELL, SAULNIER, THERIAULT

COMEAU, Yvonne M. - 90, Meteghan Centre, died Aug. 16, 2002, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Meteghan Centre, she was a daughter of the late Alcide and Millie (THERIAULT) SAULNIER. Surviving are sons, Emile (Delina), Hubert (Joyce), both of Meteghan Centre; Alfred (Gail), Maxwellton; half-sister, Pauline POWELL, Hamilton, Ont.; nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Denis; grandchildren, Claudette, Michelle, Jean; twin brothers, Eddie and Louis; sister, May. Visitation was in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19 in Stella Maris Church, Meteghan, Rev. Albeni D'ENTREMONT officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Stella Maris Church, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.

2002 Lucille SAULNIER

died on Friday, August 16, 2002 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames CHIASSON, COMEAU, SAULNIER

SAULNIER, Lucille - 84, Villa Acadienne, Meteghan, formerly of St. Bernard, died Aug. 16, 2002, in the villa. Born in St. Benoni, she was a daughter of the late George and Josephine (COMEAU) SAULNIER. She was a stamp collector and a member of Le Club d'Age d'Or, St. Bernard. She is survived by sister, Marguerite COMEAU, St. Bernard. She was predeceased by brothers, Valery, Edouard; sister, Marie-Rose. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19 in St. Bernard Church, Rev. Clovis CHIASSON officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.

2002 Mary Rose LeBLANC

died on Tuesday, August 20, 2002 Source: Yarmouth Vanguard Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BABIN, BOUCHARD, BOYLAN, CLEARY, HATFIELD, KHONDE, LEBLANC, PENNEY, SPIDLE, VEINOT

LEBLANC, Mary Rose - 87, Mavillette, Digby Co., formerly of Ste. Anne-du-Ruisseau, Yarmouth Co. died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2002, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born September 18, 1915, in Ste. Anne-du- Ruisseau, she was a daughter of the late Charles HATFIELD and Sadie (BABIN) HATFIELD. She was a homemaker and a mother to 19 children. Surviving are her husband, Lawrence; daughters, Frances CLEARY, Kentville; Pauline VEINOT, Bridgetown; Jean BOUCHARD, Quebec; Beatrice PENNEY, Arcadia; Barbara BOYLAN, Halifax; Lillian SPIDLE, Middleton; Dorothy LEBLANC, Lower West Pubnico; Anna LEBLANC, Halifax; sons, Herman, Arcadia; Raymond, Ste. Anne-du-Ruisseau; Freddie, Lower Sackville; Jerry, Beaver Bank; Billy, Mavillette; Michael, Argyle Head; Flavien, Yarmouth; 30 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by sons, Joseph, Freddie, Victor, Paul; sisters, Julia, and Frances; brothers, Wallace and Johnny. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, 29 Albert St., Yarmouth. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in Saint Anne's Roman Catholic Church, Ste. Anne-du-Ruisseau, Father Crépin KHONDE officiating, followed by interment in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to any charity.

2002 Leo Alphonse THIBAULT

died on Thursday, August 22, 2002 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames MELANSON, POOLE, THIBAULT, VACON

THIBAULT, Leo Alphonse - 79, Mayflower, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2002, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born Sept. 15, 1922, in Mayflower, he was a son of the late Leo and Vitaline (VACON) THIBAULT. He worked 17 years at Dominion Textile Inc. and 11 years for Marine Atlantic. He is survived by his wife, the former Anna MELANSON; sons, Arthur, Mavillette; Victor (Darby), Ottawa; daughters, Lorraine THIBAULT, Moncton; Mariette (Chester) THIBAULT-POOLE, Yarmouth; brother, Larry; sisters, Theresa, Alma, Loretta, Vitaline, Oda and Mariette; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Ambroise, George, David; sisters, Helene, Rosalie, Frances and Marie. Visitation in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral was Saturday, Aug. 24, in St. Vincent de Paul Church, Salmon River, Rev. Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or The Arthritis Society.

2002 Lorraine Vivian CROWELL

died on Saturday, August 24, 2002 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames CROWELL, GRAY, HARDING, HEBERT, LAPORTE, MACKILL, NICKERSON, ROBERTS, SMITH, WARNER

CROWELL, Lorraine Vivian - 75, died Aug. 24, 2002, in Villa St. Joseph Du Lac, Dayton. Born in Richfield, Digby Co., Nov. 23, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Kenneth L. M. and Minnie L. (NICKERSON) HARDING (Richfield, Digby Co.). From the time of her marriage in 1945 until her death she was a resident of East Kemptville. She was a member of Kemptville United Baptist Church and was instrumental in fundraising and other activities involved in the establishment of the Kemptville Volunteer Fire Department. She worked for a number of years in the town of Yarmouth for Zellers, Fundy Group Publications, The Unemployment Insurance Office, Motor Mart, etc. In the early 1970's she owned and operated the Purity Lunch Restaurant, John Street, Yarmouth. She is survived by her children, sons Lawrence H. (Cheryl) Malden, Mass.; Robert M. (Judy), Russell C., Peter M. (Dan MACKILL), Yarmouth; Daniel K. (Brenda), Winnipeg; Ronald T. (Sandra), Roberts Island; daughter, Gina (Ron HEBERT), Moncton, N.B.; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. She was the eldest of 18 children and is survived by the following siblings, sisters, Murial CROWELL, Mabel ROBERTS and Margaret GRAY, Kemptville; Pearl LAPORTE, Windsor, Ont.; Pauline HARDING, Courtice, Ont.; Alice SMITH, Richfield; brothers, Lloyd, Chebogue; Keith, Richfield; Earle, Elliott Lake, Ont.; Hilbert, Whitby, Ont.; Ray, Montague, P.E.I.; Paul and Murray, Yarmouth. She was predeceased by her husband, Russell C. CROWELL; brothers, Edwin, Victor and Chester; infant brother, Lawrence H. Visitation was held 7-9 p.m. Sunday and funeral was held 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26; both in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth, Rev. Rick WARNER officiated. Burial was in East Kemptville United Baptist Cemetery. Donations may be made to Kemptville United Baptist Church, Kemptville Volunteer Fire Department or Villa St. Joseph Du Lac.

2002 Rhonda Lee AMIRAULT

died on Sunday, August 25, 2002 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames AMIRAULT, BOUDREAU, BOURQUE, LEBLANC

AMIRAULT, Rhonda Lee - 32, Salmon River Lake, Digby Co., died Aug. 25, 2002, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. She was a daughter of Elie BOUDREAU, Concession and Carolyn BOURQUE, Salmon River Lake. Surviving are her husband, Daniel, Salmon River Lake; sister, Tonya BOUDREAU, Meteghan River. Visitation was 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral was 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, in Stella Maris Church, Meteghan, Rev. Gerald LEBLANC officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made in memory of SPCA Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Yarmouth Branch.

2002 Eleanor B. COOK

died on Sunday, September 1, 2002 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CathyLee Rudolph Obituary contained surnames BLACK, COOK, DEVEAU, DOUCETTE, GAVEL, SAULNIER

COOK, Eleanor B. - 71, passed away August 1, 2002, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Weymouth, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Zoe ( SAULNIER ) COOK. Surviving are sons, Gary, Allan and Robert Brown, Weymouth; daughter, Linda Rudolph, Weymouth; eight grandchildren; brothers, Louie, Darrel and Earl Cook, Weymouth; sisters, Marion DEVEAU, Cynthia GAVEL and Jacqueline BLACK, all of Weymouth. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph DOUCETTE (Weymouth). No visitation or flowers by request. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Weymouth. Burial in Community Cemetery, Back Street, Weymouth.

2002 Natividad (Frances) Barajas

died on Sunday, September 1, 2002 Submitter: Cherie Paulette Annex Wages Obituary contained surnames BARAJAS, BELL, BENITEZ, GARNICA

BARAJAS -- Natividad (Frances), born December 25, 1906 in Ecuandureo, Mexico to Hilario GARNICA and Maria BENITEZ, passed away August 30, 2002. Member of St. Pius X Catholic Church. Preceded in Death by: husband, Maximino; parents; and brother, Joe GARNICA. Survived by: sons, John and Marietta, Louis and wife, Jandy, David and wife Constance; daughters, Carmen BARAJAS and Lucille BELL and husband August; 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; brothers Paul and Tino Annex and Roy Garnica. Rosary will be 7 p.m., Monday, September 2, 2002 at Moore's Eastlawn Chapel, Mass, 10 a.m., Tuesday, September 3, 2002 at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Pius X School Fund. Under the direction of Moore's Eastlawn Chapel, 622-1155.

2002 Katherine Louise THERIAULT

died on Tuesday, September 3, 2002 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames ABBOTT, CHRISTENSON, COMEAU, DESPAULT, GRIFFITH, MCCARLIE, MILLER, PEARSE, ROBERTSON, THERIAULT, WOOD

THERIAULT, Katherine Louise - 82, 3 Wilson Dr., Waverley, Halifax Co., died September 3, 2002, at home. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late Wallace and Elizabeth (COMEAU) ABBOTT. She was a member of the C.W.L. St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby. She was a veteran of the Second World War. Surviving are daughters, Mary Lynn (Mrs. Philip ROBERTSON), 18 Mount St., Digby; Pam (Mrs. Michael MCCARLIE), Texas; Joanne (Mrs. Steven PEARSE), Bermuda; sons, Steven THERIAULT and Elizabeth, Coldbrook; Patrick (Shirley) THERIAULT, Fall River; Michael, Edmonton; Timothy (Joanne) THERIAULT, Gaspereau Valley; Dr. Scott (Cheryl) THERIAULT, Halifax; sisters, Phyllis (Mrs. John MILLER), Granville Ferry; Georgina DESPAULT, Ottawa, Ont.; brothers, Ronald ABBOTT, Ontario; Richard ABBOTT, Dartmouth; 16 grandchildren; one great-grandson. She was predeceased by her husband, Eugene; son, Paul; sisters, Mary WOOD and Helena GRIFFITH. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, the Royal Canadian Legion tribute service at 7 p.m. with prayers at 8 p.m., all in Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby, Father Craig CHRISTENSON officiating. Burial in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Digby. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of your choice. On-line condolences at: www.funeralscanada .com/homes/jaynes and click on "contact us".

2002 M. Jeanne (LeBlanc) BOURQUE

died on Thursday, September 5, 2002 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BLINN, BOURQUE, DOUCETTE, HOGAN, JOLLIMORE, LANDRY, LEBLANC, MACPHERSON, SAULNIER

BOURQUE, (LEBLANC), M. Jeanne - 80, formerly of Pleasant Lake and Kirk Street, Yarmouth, died Sept. 5, 2002, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Saulnierville, Digby Co. she was a daughter of the late Mande and Celeste Marie (SAULNIER) LANDRY. Her occupation was a homemaker. She belonged to the Catholic Women's League for 34 years. She is survived by sons, Warren (Anne), Bill (Ann), both of Yarmouth; Richard (Barbara), Raynardton, Yarmouth Co.; daughter, Colette (Dicky) LEBLANC, Abram's River; stepdaughters, Michelle, Camilla and Melissa, all of London, Ont.; brother, Eric (Theresa), LANDRY, Willowdale, Ont.; sisters, Muriel (Ernest) DOUCETTE, Amirault's Hill; Ella (Jack) JOLLIMORE, Halifax County; Ismay (Paul) HOGAN, Cape Cod, Mass.; Amanda (Norman) BLINN, Belliveau's Cove; seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by first husband, Lionel A. LEBLANC; second husband, John A. BOURQUE; brothers, Jobie and Gerard. Visitation was Friday with prayers at 8 p.m. in Huskilson's Memorial Chapel, 29 Albert St., Yarmouth. Funeral was 3 p.m. Saturday in St. Ambrose Cathedral, Albert Street, Father John MACPHERSON officiating. Interment in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery. Donations may be made to Lung Association of Nova Scotia.

2002 George Benoit THERIAULT

died on Friday, September 6, 2002 Source: Yarmouth Vanguard Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames COMEAU, DIONNE, THERIAULT

THERIAULT, George Benoit - 61, Saulnierville Station, died Sept. 6, 2001, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Saulnierville Station, he was a son of the late Nicaisse and Stella (COMEAU) THERIAULT. He was employed at Clare Golf & Country Club for the past 37 years as greens keeper. He is survived by brothers, Hubert, Bangor, Digby Co.; Bill, Saulnierville Station; Louis, Sackville. He was predeceased by one brother in infancy. Visitation was 7-9 p.m. Friday and 1-1:40 p.m. Saturday in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in Sacred Heart Church, Saulnierville, Rev. Yvon DIONNE officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery.

2002 Victor Ambrose COMEAU

died on Saturday, September 7, 2002 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames COMEAU, ENTREMONT, MADDEN, MCLAUGHLIN, PARKS, RUSSELL, THIBAULT

COMEAU, Victor Ambrose - 69, Beaver River, died Sept. 7, 2001, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Beaver River, he was a son of the late Leger and Marie (THIBAULT) COMEAU. He worked for Dominion Textile for 22 years. Surviving are brothers, Larry, Conrad, both of Scarborough, Ont.; sisters, Theresa (Tom) MADDEN, Sussex, N.B.: Delvina (Jim) RUSSELL, Scarborough, Ont.; Genevieve (Leo) MCLAUGHLIN, Beaver River; Camilla (Dale) PARKS, Ajax, Ont. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday, in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Vincent de Paul Church, Salmon River, Rev. Albeni D'ENTREMONT officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery Fund or a charity of your choice.

2002 Rena Alice COMEAU

died on Wednesday, September 11, 2002 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BARTEAUX, COMEAU, ENTREMONT, GREEN, MVUBU, REDECHA

COMEAU, Rena Alice - 94, West Pubnico, formerly of Salem, Mass., died Sept. 11, 2002, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Lower West Pubnico, she was a daughter of the late Theodore and Annie (BARTEAUX) D'ENTREMONT. She is survived by brother, John (Dorothy) D'ENTREMONT, Halifax; sisters, Alvina D'ENTREMONT, West Pubnico; Phyllis REDECHA, Woodside, N.Y.: Francetta GREEN, Lower West Pubnico; sister-in- law, Helene D'ENTREMONT, Lower West Pubnico. She was predeceased by her husband, Gustave COMEAU; brothers, Craig, Andrew; sisters, Isabelle, Ella. Visitation 9-9:30 a.m. Friday in West Pubnico Funeral Home, Middle West Pubnico. Funeral was at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13 in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Middle West Pubnico, Rev. Edgar MVUBU officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Donations to any charity.

2002 Helen Leta FOSTER

died on Friday, September 13, 2002 Source: Yarmouth Vanguard Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames COFFRIN, COOK, DENSMORE, DEVINE, FOSTER, LENT, NEWELL, PINKNEY, SMITH

FOSTER, Helen Leta - 88, Yarmouth, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Melbourne, Yarmouth Co., she was a daughter of the late Alton and Gertrude (SMITH) LENT. She was a member of Hillgrove United Baptist Church, Hillgrove, Digby Co. She and her husband Charlie lived in North Range, Digby Co. in their early life together, then moving to Cambridge, Mass. where they resided for over 40 years, returning to Hillgrove in the mid 1980's. Following the death of her husband, she built a home on the property where she was born in Melbourne. Before entering the hospital, she was a resident of Vancouver Place. She was self taught in piano, guitar, accordion and harmonica and at the age of 70 received her GEd. She enjoyed crafts, crocheting and she quilted many complicated and challenging projects. While in Massachusetts she was a member of the choir Tremont Temple in Boston. She also sang in the Billy Graham Crusade Choir. She was a volunteer at Massachusetts General Hospital, visiting the sick. She is survived by sisters, Mildred COOK, Chebogue, Yarmouth Co.; Marjorie COFFRIN, Melbourne; Pauline DEVINE, Plymouth, Yarmouth Co.; brother, Kenneth SMITH, Tidalview Manor, Yarmouth; She was predeceased by her husband, Charlie; sister, Ruth PINKNEY; brother, Murray SMITH; step brother, Eugene SMITH; step sister, Vivian. Visitation and funeral, which was Sunday, Sept. 15 in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth, Rev. A.D. "Bill" NEWELL and Rev. Beverley DENSMORE officiating. Interment in Arcadia Cemetery. Donations to Yarmouth Food Bank or Salvation Army.

2002 Agnes Marie MELANSON

died on Saturday, September 21, 2002 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames COMEAU, DOUCETTE, GAUDET, LEBLANC, MANETTE, MELANSON, WALSH

MELANSON, Agnes Marie - 93, Fairview, formerly of Halifax and West Chezzetcook, passed away September 21, 2002 at the QEII Hospital, Halifax Infirmary Site. Born in Concession, Digby County, she was the daughter of the late Martin Marc and Emilie Thèrése (LEBLANC) LEBLANC. Before her marriage, she worked as a waitress at Hillside Hall and for the Nova Scotia Hotel. While raising her family, she was Postmaster at West Chezzetcook for 3 years and, with her husband Camille, operated a canteen in West Chezzetcook. She later worked in the laundry at St. Mary's University, and at the canteen at Pier 28, from which she retired in 1974. She was also a longtime volunteer with the Canadian Red Cross. She was a member of St. Lawrence's Parish, Halifax, the Catholic Women's League, and until age 90, the St. Lawrence Bowling League. She also enjoyed bingo, cards, and going to the casino. She is survived by eight children, Donald (Shirley), Cornwall, ON; Roy (Lucille), Lawrencetown; Shirley (Donald) Bellefontaine, Porter's Lake; Lloyd (Marilyn), Halifax; Doris (Morris) DOUCETTE, Toronto, ON; Eileen, Dartmouth; David, Halifax; Bernard, Beijing, China; ten grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her husband, Camille Joseph MELANSON; sisters, Alice (COMEAU) WALSH, Rosie, May MANETTE, Elsie, her twin Celenie, Florence GAUDET; brothers, Siffroi, George, Felix, Joseph (in infancy) and Dennis. Cremation is taking place. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor St., Halifax. Memorial mass 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Lawrence's Church, Dutch Village Rd., Halifax, Rev. Owen Connolly officiating, with interment of ashes to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.

2002 Bernard Charles THIBAULT

died on Saturday, September 21, 2002 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BRITTIAN, CROSBY, DIONNE, IVES, LEBLANC, SMITH, THIBAULT

THIBAULT, Bernard Charles - 88, Villa Acadian, formerly of Saulnierville Station, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in December in Brooklyn, Yarmouth Co., he was the son of the late Grace THIBAULT. He worked as foreman for Canadian Pacific Railroad. Surviving are his wife, the former Marguerite SMITH; daughters, Irene (Mrs. Charles CROSBY), Yarmouth; Grace (Mrs. Russell LEBLANC), Salmon River; Mildred (Mrs. Scott BRITTIAN), Carleton, Yarmouth Co.; Phyllis (Mrs. Loran IVES), Cape Breton; son, Dwayne THIBAULT (Debbie), Gardiner Mill, Yarmouth Co. He was predeceased by granddaughter, Stephanie. Visitation in Sweeny's Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Saulnierville, Rev. Yvon DIONNE officiating. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

2002 Sibyl MacPherson Lowen

died on Tuesday, September 24, 2002 Submitter: James Lowen Obituary contained surnames ERNO, LOWEN, MACPHERSON, OSTI

Sibyl Jean MacPherson LOWEN Church Member, 71, who taught Sunday school at Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Burke, died of breast cancer Sept. 24 at Inova Fairfax Hospital. She had lived in Fairfax County since the 1960s. Mrs. LOWEN was born in Washington and raised in Baltimore and Miami. She attended Dominican University of California and the University of Miami and was a graduate of Northern Virginia Community College. She had been a member of the PTA at W.T. Woodson High School in Fairfax City, a Fairfax Girl Scout leader and vice president of the Mill Creek Citizens Association. Mrs. LOWEN also had organized a writers group in Fairfax. She was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa honor sorority. Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Navy Capt. Ernest LOWEN of Fairfax; two daughters, Pamela OSTI of Wurtzburg, Germany, and Catherine Jean ERNO of Santa Maria, Calif.; a son, James, of Nashville; a sister; and two grandchildren. (She lived in the summers on Lowen Lane in Smiths Cove. Her Maiden name was MACPHERSON, the daughter of Captain James Ian MacPherson.)

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