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Digby obituaries for March thru August 2003


2003 Lois Muriel HATCHER

died on Saturday, March 1, 2003 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames DARRACH, DOTY, HATCHER, MACINTYRE, TIBAULT

HATCHER, Lois Muriel - 85, Herring Cove, passed away March 1, 2003, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Weymouth North, she was a daughter of the late Margaret and Ary DOTY (Weymouth North). Lois was a long-time resident of Herring Cove, raising five children. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She had a wide circle of close friends and will be missed by all who knew her. You became a better person by just by knowing her. Surviving are daughters, Patricia (Mrs. John DARRACH), California; Jacqueline (Mrs. Richad MACINTYRE), Halifax; sons, William, Ketch Harbour; Tom, Herring Cove; Tim, Herring Cove; sister, Joyce (Mrs. Ernest TIBAULT), Ontario; brother, Ernest DOTY, Digby; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Roy A. HATCHER; sisters, Madeline, Jean, Lillian, Joanna, Alice; brother, Winthrop. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to Cruikshank's Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., Halifax, where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, March 5, in the chapel, Rev. Ron Clark officiating. Reception will be held after the service followed by burial. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Windsor Street, Halifax. Flowers greatly appreciated. Lois and her family were very thankful to the doctors and staff at the QEII Health Sciences Centre 8.2. E-mail condolences may be sent to: cruikshanks@funeralscanada.com

2003 Gordon Leroy DOREY

died on Wednesday, March 5, 2003 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames COLE, DOREY, MELANSON, PYE, SHAW, WEIR

DOREY, Gordon Leroy - 75, Parkers Cove, Annapolis Co., passed away March 5, 2003, in Annapolis Community Health Centre, Annapolis Royal. Born in Faulklin Ridge, he was a son of the late Etta (DOREY) WEIR and the stepson of the late Austin WEIR. He was a truck driver all of his life and owner of Coast Line Contracting Ltd. He was also a former member of the Liberal Association of Nova Scotia and Trucker's Association of Annapolis County. An avid country music fan and guitar player, he was a big fan of Ernest Tubb, Hank Snow and Hank Williams. He will be sadly missed by his pet companions, Pee-Wee the dog and Elmo the rabbit. He is survived by sons, Gordon DOREY Jr. (Cheryl), Roxville, Digby Co.; Bryon (Nicole), Yarmouth; Dean (Janice), Granville Centre, Annapolis Co.; Kevin (Veronica), Lawrencetown, Halifax Co.; sisters, Bessie MELANSON and Rosella PYE, both of Annapolis Royal; grandchildren, Chad, Amanda, Chelsea and Robert. He was predeceased by his wife, Alice; son, Robert 'Bobby'. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, Rev. Mark SHAW and Pastor Dwight COLE officiating, in Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. Burial will be in Parkers Cove Cemetery. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Annapolis Community Health Centre Palliative Care Unit or a charity of our choice. E-mail condolences at: roberthall@funeralscanada.com

2003 Connie McCORMACK-SMITH

died on Friday, March 7, 2003 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames ARNOLD, CAPS, COOK, LEBLANC, MARSHALL, MCCORMACK, MILLS, SKINNER, SMITH, THIBEAU

McCORMACK-SMITH, Connie - 67, Prince George BC, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2003 in the Prince George Regional Hospital. Born March 16, 1935 in Weymouth Mills, Digby Co., she was a daughter of Ester (COOK) MARSHALL and the late Walter MARSHALL. She was a homemaker, and was a volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society as well as a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Ladies Auxiliary. Surviving are her husband, Lloyd SMITH, as well as her former husband, John MCCORMACK; sons, John, Maple Ridge, BC; Roger, Yarmouth; daughters, Faye (John) LEBLANC, Debbie MCCORMACK, Anne THIBEAU, Joyce MILLS, Sheila MCCORMACK, Karen MCCORMACK, all of Yarmouth; brother, Albert COOK, Bridgewater; sisters, Joan MARSHALL, Edith SKINNER-ARNOLD, both of Ontario; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation was held Thursday in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home Yarmouth, where the funeral was held on Friday, March 14 at 2:00 PM, Rev. John CAPS officiated. Spring interment will be in Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent to: huskilsonatns.sympatico.ca

2003 Gifford James AMERO

died on Saturday, March 8, 2003 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames AMBROSE, AMERO, COMEAU, MELANSON, ROBICHEAU, THIBODEAU, WINDOVER

AMERO, Gifford James - 83, Plympton Station, passed away March 8, 2003. Born in Plympton Station, he was a son of the late Heber and Gertrude (D’AMBROSE) AMERO. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie (THIBODEAU) AMERO; sons, Ronald (Sheila), Plympton; Denis, Marshalltown; daughter, Shirley (Rosco) ROBICHEAU, Plympton; sisters, Blanch MELANSON, Toronto; Grace WINDOVER, Toronto; Mildred, Hassetts; Margaret, Plympton; Jean COMEAU, Hillgrove; brothers, Ralph AMERO, Toronto; Raymond and Ernest, both of Plympton; Emmeth, Annapolis; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Mary, Evelyn, and Catherine; brothers, Harley, Charlie and Harry. Arrangements have been entrusted to Jayne’s Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral service 10 a.m. today in Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, Father Chinedu Chukwu officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the Holy Cross Cemetery Fund or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences at: jaynes@funeralscanada.com

Theodore Vernon Duran

died on Wednesday, March 12, 2003 Source: Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North Submitter: Wallace Martin Tidd Obituary contained surnames DURAN, GAVEL, MELANSON, TIDD

DURAN, Theodore Vernon of Weymouth,passed away in his sleep at his home 11 March 2003, son of Florence GAVEL and James TIDD, Adopted son of Edward and Lottie DURAN, Beloved Husband of Catherine MELANSON. Survived by his wife of 55 years and 4 daughters and 2 sons. Predeceased by his daughter Rosemary DURAN and his brother Llewellyn TIDD. Theodore was a veteran of World War 2, he served as a Gunner in the Artillery. After returning from England he was a Corporal in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Theodore was a member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church and the Royal Canadian Legion, Weymouth, N.S

2003 Frederic Garfield BLENKHORN

died on Sunday, March 30, 2003 Source: THE SUNDAY HERALD Submitter: Adam Hankinson Obituary contained surnames BLENKHORN, CORKUM, GRAVES, HANKINSON, MIESNER, MULLEN, SCHOFIELD, SHORTLIFFE, THORPE

BLENKHORN, Frederic Garfield - 87, Gilbert's Cove, passed away March 28, 2003, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Scott's Bay Road, he was the son of the late Frederic and Hattie (THORPE) BLENKHORN. He enjoyed gardening and woodworking. He was employed at Avon Foods, Port Williams, for 25 years. Survining are is wife, Daphne (MULLEN); children Wayne (Ruth) Port Williams; Sharron (Owen) HANKINSON, Weymouth; Diane (Ed) HANKINSON, Gilbert's Cove; sister Marion MIESNER, Shoreham Villiage; half-brother Theordore CORKUM, Cambridge; 13 grandchildren; 1 great- grandson; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife Isabella; son James Robert; sisters Pearl BLENKHORN, Darothy SHORTLIFFE, Dorothy BLENKHORN, Gladys SCHOFIELD, Beatrice GRAVES, and Evelyn BLENKHORN; one step-brother Eric CORKUM. Visitations 2-4 Today, Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral service 2pm Monday, New Tusket United Baptist Church, Rev. Fred Bigelow officiating. Interment in the Pine Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to a charity of choice.

2003 Allen L. AMIRAULT

died on Friday, April 18, 2003 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames AMIRAULT

AMIRAULT, Allen L. - 56, native of Digby, resident of Church Point died April 18, 2003 in Yarmouth hospital. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Bernard Church. Burial in parish cemetery.

2003 Fred Valentine PULLEY

died on Saturday, April 19, 2003 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames COSMAN, DUBE, GREENE, MELANSON, MOORE, PULLEY, VALLIS, VANTASSELL

PULLEY, Fred Valentine - 73, Villa Saint Joseph-du-Lac, Dayton, and formerly of 2 Trask Avenue, Yarmouth, passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2003 in the villa. Born May 12, 1929 in Mount Pleasant, Digby Co., he was a son of the late Valentine and Mildred PULLEY. He owned and operated Fred's Taxi in Digby for a number of years. Surviving are his wife, Jeanette (COSMAN) PULLEY; step-children, Linda (Jean Pierre DUBE and Betty VALLIS, both of Yarmouth; Leslie GREENE, Dartmouth; sisters, Muriel (Ron) VANTASSELL, Mount Pleasant; Marjorie (Herman) MELANSON, Clementsport; 6 step-grandchildren; 2 step-great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, Wallace PULLEY. Visitation was from 7-9 Monday, followed by the funeral at 2 PM Tuesday, April 22, both in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home and Chapel, 29 Albert Street, Yarmouth, Rev. Bill MOORE officiated. Interment followed in Mountain Cemetery, Parade Street, Yarmouth. Donations in memory may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses, Tri-County Branch or to any charity. On-line condolences may be sent to: huskilsonat@ns.sympatico.ca

2003 David Gary HARNISH

died on Thursday, April 24, 2003 Source: Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames HARNISH, HARTLEN, HEWINS, HUBLEY

HARNISH, David Gary - 59, Fox Point, Lunenburg Co., passed away Thursday, April 24, 2003, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Digby, he was a son of the late Harry and Bessie (HUBLEY) HARNISH. He is survived by his wife, Pat; son, Matthew, Fox Point; brother, Perry, Mill Cove; sisters, Joan (Gary) HEWINS, Lower Sackville; Elsie (Ducky) HARTLEN, Halifax; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his stepmother, Phyllis; son, Kyle; brothers, Wayne and Kenneth. The family will receive visitors 7-9 p.m. today in Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards. Committal service 1 p.m. Sunday in St. James Anglican Church Cemetery, Fox Point, Rev. Randy Townsend officiating. On-line condolences may be made to: www.rawalker.ca

2003 Christopher Ryan AMON

died on Saturday, April 26, 2003 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames AMON, MCRAE, STAR

AMON, Christopher Ryan - 25, Hebron, Yarmouth Co., died April 26, 2003, in Beaver River, Digby Co. Born in Yarmouth, he was a son of Franklyn and Carol Susan (MCRAE) AMON. He attended Yarmouth Memorial High School. He loved to play guitar, and was a lover of music. He was a creative artist and writer, and was an employee of Register.Com. Besides his parents, he is survived by his maternal grandparents, Margaret STAR and Jim MCRAE; paternal grandmother, Stella AMON; brothers, Jason (Daphne), Barrington; Jeremy (Denise), Yarmouth; Michael (Rebecca), Sydney, Australia; Philip, at home; sister, Jennah, at home. He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Philip AMON. The body rested in Sweeny's Funeral Home Yarmouth. Funeral service was 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 in Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Hebron. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: sweenys@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2003 Phyllis Alexia WOODMAN

died on Sunday, April 27, 2003 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames CAMERON, LUTZ, VANTASSELL, WOODMAN

WOODMAN, Phyllis Alexia - 87, Digby, passed away April 27, 2003, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late Samuel Eveleth and Constance Beatrice (VANTASSELL) WOODMAN. She went to school in Digby and then graduated as a nurse from the Women's General Hospital, Westmount, Que., in 1945. She worked for 30 years at Reddy Memorial Hospital in Montreal, retiring in 1980. After retiring she lived in Halifax, she was a member of St. Matthias Anglican Church, Halifax and a member of the Hazel Paul Group. She was a member of St. Paul's Church in Marshalltown. Surviving are sisters, Violet CAMERON, Windsor; Beatrice LUTZ, Digby; many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by brothers, Driffield, Coleman, Curry, Edmund 'Duke', Kenneth 'Ted'; sisters, Cynthia, Connie, Frances. No visitation. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Memorial service 2 p.m. today, May 2, in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Marshalltown, Rev. Jane Clattenburg officiating. On-line condolences to: jaynes@funeralscanada.com

2003 Howard Mathew OLIVER

died on Monday, April 28, 2003 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames KEATING, OLIVER, WHITE

OLIVER, Howard Mathew - 84, Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Middleton, formerly of Smiths Cove, passed away April 28, 2003. Born in Vancouver, B.C., he was the son of the late Mathew and Edith (WHITE) OLIVER. He was a member of the R.C.N. for 28 years. He served during the Second World War and the Korean War. He was a valued member of the Canadian Postal Services in Digby, where he worked as a postal clerk, after his retirement from the R.C.N. He was a member of the Dominion of Canada Rifle Association, where he represented Canada a number of times, during international competition at Bisley, England. Howard was an avid sport sailor who also enjoyed sport fishing. Surviving are his wife, Phyllis; son, Howard William Arthur (Rita), Meteghan; stepdaughter, Maxine KEATING, Lower Sackville; stepsons, Terry James (Wendy), Windsor; Wayne James (Linda), Calgary, Alta. ; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, May 10, in Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby, Rev. Paul D. Inman officiating. Donations may be made to Soldiers' Memorial Hospital Veterans' Unit, Middleton. On-line condolences may be sent to: jayne@funeralscanada.com

2003 Dorothy Mae 'June' WHITE

died on Wednesday, April 30, 2003 Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames DENTON, GRAHAM, MCCLEMENT, SMITH, TRASK, WHITE

WHITE, Dorothy Mae 'June' - 70, Glen Margaret, passed away April 30, 2003, at home. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late Wilfred and Iva (DENTON) TRASK. She loved golf, gardening, nature walk and biking. She also loved traveling south to Florida for the winter. She is survived by her children, Gwen (Gary SMITH) MCCLEMENT, Whites Lake; Denton (Celeste) and their children, Emerald and Charles, Musquodoboit; Michael (Lisa) and his son, Michael Jr., Sackville; brothers, Douglas TRASK, Digby; Keith TRASK, New Brunswick; sister, Virginia GRAHAM, Windsor. She was predeceased by her husband, Clifford; brother, Clyde Taylor. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where a memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Monday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com

2003 Agnes Catherine (Mills) FLETCH

died on Friday, May 2, 2003 Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames FLETCHER, FOSTER, GESNER, MILLS, SCOTT, WIRRELL

FLETCHER (MILLS), Agnes Catherine - 92, Berwick, Kings Co., passed away Friday, May 2, 2003. Born in Granville Ferry, Annapolis Co., she was a daughter of the late Frank B. and Catherine (GESNER) MILLS. Agnes was a much loved teacher who began her teaching career at the age of 19 in Marshalltown. She went on to teach in Berwick, Digby, Annapolis Royal and Bedford. She is survived by a number of nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her husband, Clyde FLETCHER; sisters, Mary WIRRELL, Margaret Ritchie SCOTT and Frances FOSTER; one brother in infancy. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, May 5, in All Saints Church, Granville Centre, with burial in the family lot in the church yard. Memorial donations may be made to any charity. Arrangements under the direction of Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. E-mail condolences may be sent to: roberthall@funeralscanada.com

2003 Donald Hartley DENSMORE

died on Tuesday, May 6, 2003 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: CathyLee Rudolph Obituary contained surnames BARKHOUSE, CHUTE, DENSMORE, HIGGINS, THORPE

DENSMORE, Donald Hartley - passed away May 6, 2003 in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro after a brief battle with lung cancer. Born April 22, 1926 in East Noel, he was a son of the late Burton and Harriett (HIGGINS) DENSMORE. Donald was a retired dairy farmer, having operated the family farm in East Noel for twenty nine years, retiring in 1989. He was previously employed with. H. T. Warne Lumber Ltd.; for seven years as a bulldozer operator and truck driver, and with Maritime Moving and Storage, Halifax for six years as a truck driver and service station operator. Married to Alma CHUTE July 17, 1954 in Digby. Alma passed away July 20, 1996. He is survived by son Ronald and wife Beth, East Noel, daughter Brenda and Husband Steve THORPE, Beaverbank, sister Doreen and husband Gilbert BARKHOUSE, Windsor, grandchildren Darren, Holly and Chantel. He was predeceased by brothers Trueman, Blair and Claude; sisters Freda and Kathleen and a grandson in infancy. Donald accomplished a lot in his life. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was a proud member of the community. East Noel was home and being able to take over the family farm meant a lot to him. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Arrangements entrusted to Withrow-MacMillan Funeral Home East Noel. Funeral services 1 p.m. today at the Noel United Church , Rosaline Brown L. T. officiating. Reception to follow. Private family interment will be in the Noel Cemetery. Donations may be made to Noel United Church, N. S. Lung Association or to a charity of your choice. On line condolences may be made at ettinger@funeralscanada.com

2003 John "Dickie" ROBICHEAU

died on Friday, May 9, 2003 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames ATKINS, BAKER, BEALS, COMEAU, CONNELL, CROMWELL, KEAHOE, MACPHERSON, PEARCE, PHILLIPS, ROBICHEAU

ROBICHEAU, John Charles "Dickie" - 77, Yarmouth, passed away May 9, 2003, in Belle Bay Campground, Digby Co. Born in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late John "Poker" and Florence (PEARCE) ROBICHEAU. He was a member of Notre Dame of Fatima Church. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 61, Yarmouth. He was also a member of South End Senior Citizen Club. He was retried from Central School after 32 years of being custodian. Surviving are his wife, the former Helen Viola BEALS; sons, Garnet (Norma), North Ohio; Bobby (Sueanne KEAHOE), Deerfield; Rick (Denise), Lake George; Jay (Debra CROMWELL), Weymouth Falls; Robin (Karla), Yarmouth; Michael (Florence "Lil" ATKINS), Yarmouth; brother, Billy, Pinkney's Point; sister, Gwen PHILLIPS, Yarmouth; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Betty BAKER, Kathern "Kitty" COMEAU, Isabell O'CONNELL, Grace ROBICHEAU. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, with Branch 61 Legion service at 7:30 p.m., prayers at 8:30 p.m., all in Sweeny's Funeral Home Yarmouth. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday in Notre Dame of Fatima Church, Father John MACPHERSON officiating. Interment in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: sweenysatns.aliantzinc.ca

2003 Nellie Elizabeth GREENE

died on Monday, July 14, 2003 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BRIEN, CUNNINGHAM, ELLIS, FORD, FRANCOEUR, GREENE, LEBLANC, LEWIS, MOOD, MULLEN, SABEAN

GREENE, Nellie Elizabeth - 77, Kemptville, Yarmouth Co., passed away July 14, 2003, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital, after a well fought and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Hassett, Yarmouth Co., she was a daughter of the late Percy and Minne (LEWIS) MULLEN. Nellie was a great cook, homemaker and she loved crafts. She was a foster mom for 25 years. She was a member of Kemptville United Baptist Church, and the church treasurer for many years. Her life revolved around her family. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Nellie had a rich personality to anyone she met. She is survived by her daughters, Linda (Frank) FRANCOEUR, Barrie, Ont.; Jeannie (Derek) MOOD, Kemptville, Yarmouth Co.; son, Richard (Grace) GREENE, Oshawa, Ont.; sisters, Dorothy (Mrs. Austin MULLEN), Havelock; Harriette (Hallett) SABEAN, Hasset, Digby Co.; Joyce FORD, Danvers, Digby Co.; her extended family, Stephanie (Stanley) ELLIS, Lake George, Yarmouth Co.; Debbie (Sheldon) LEBLANC, Wedgeport; Randy (Shelley) CUNNINGHAM, Brooklyn, Yarmouth Co.; grandchildren, Stephen, Wayne and David FRANCOEUR, Elizabeth O'BRIEN, Krystal GREENE, Meagan and Cole MOOD; great-grandchildren, Kevin, Joshua Hailey Ashley; extended grandchildren, Matthew, Felacia, Mellissa, Coulton, Bryson, Kayla and Jermine. She was predeceased by her husband, Henry; brothers, twins, Ivan and Iver, Clayton, Glendon, Burgess and Basil; infant sister, Rhoda Maxine. Her remains are resting in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth, with visiting 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday in Kemptville United Baptist Church, Rev. Rick Warner officiating. Burial in Kemptville United Baptist Church Cemetery. Donations in memory to Kemptville United Baptist Church. On-line condolences to: sweenysatns.aliantzinc.ca (HH, July 15, 2003)

2003 Bernadette BABINE

died on Wednesday, July 16, 2003 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BABIN, BABINE, CAIN, HAZEL, LOMBARD, POTHIER, SAULNIER, SEMPLE

BABINE, Bernadette – 93, Yarmouth, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 16, 2003 in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born August 24, 1909 in Little Brook, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Phillip and Elizabeth (LOMBARD) SAULNIER. She was a business woman, and was a Registered Nurse from Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, New York. Bernadette also served on the executive of the Victorian Order of Nurses for a time. She was also a gardener and a homemaker. Surviving are daughters, Joan (George) SEMPLE, Yarmouth, and their children, Robert (Joanne) SEMPLE, Gavelton and Sara (Robert) HAZEL, Quincy, Mass.; Anne CAIN, and her children, Daylian CAIN, Pittsburgh, Penn. and Kelly CAIN, Yarmouth; great grandchildren, Ryan SEMPLE and Mataghen HAZEL; a sister, Mrs. Evangeline POTHIER, Yarmouth. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward BABIN; a brother, John SAULNIER. It has been requested that there be no visitation or funeral service. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to H.M. Huskilson’s Funeral Home, Yarmouth, where on-line condolences may be sent to: huskilsonatns.sympatico.ca

2003 Gordon Reis STEVENS

died on Sunday, August 3, 2003 Source: Halifax Chronicle Herald Submitter: Gerry Mattinson Obituary contained surnames BYERS, HAYMAN, LOMBARD, MATTINSON, STEVENS, SWAN, WEATHERBEE

STEVENS, Gordon Reis - 53, Barton, Digby Co., formerly of Malagash and Truro, passed away peacefully August 6, 2003, at home. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Lloyd and Muriel (MATTINSON) STEVENS. Gordon worked as a mechanic in the Truro area, loved to hunt, tell stories and had a great sense of humor. Gordon is survived by his loving wife, Nancy (LOMBARD); daughter, April (Dana) WEATHERBEE, Belmont; son, Lloyd (Rhonda) SWAN, Wentworth; sisters, Allyson HAYMAN, Sharon (Ken) BYERS, both of Truro; brother, Ian (Phyllis), Halifax; grandchildren, Danica, Alyssa and Gordon. Special thanks to VON Homecare and Dr. Harding, Digby. As per Gordon's wishes, there will be no service or visitation. Donations in memory may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses, Digby Branch, or a charity of one's choice. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Serenity Cremation & Funeral Specialists Inc., PO Box 239, Port Williams, NS B0P 1T0.

2003 Annie May LANDERS

died on Monday, August 18, 2003 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames CHURCHILL, COSMAN, DEVER, GREENE, HICKMAN, LANDERS, LEWIS, MOORE, NISBET, SABEAN

LANDERS, Annie May - 93, Sandford, Yarmouth Co., died August 18, 2003. She was born in New Tusket, Digby Co., on September 18, 1909. She was predeceased by her parents, H. Burgess and Lottie (NISBET) GREENE; her husband, Robert H. LANDERS; brothers, Henry, Charlie, Clifford, Elwood. She is survived by sister-in-law, Dorothea LANDERS; stepbrother, Dr. H. Burgess SABEAN; stepsisters, Eva LEWIS and Dorothy COSMAN; children, Dr. Robert E. (Amy) LANDERS, Floris LANDERS, Arnold (June) LANDERS, Harold (Jean Dolores) LANDERS; grandchildren, Timothy LANDERS, Ruth (Dr. Robert) HICKMAN, Beth (Robin) CHURCHILL, Robert (Susanne) LANDERS, Eric LANDERS, Charles (Janet) LANDERS, Graham (Sandra) LANDERS, Pamela (Stephen) DEVER, Harold G. LANDERS, Shelley LANDERS, Treena LANDERS, Troy (Natasha) LANDERS; 15 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Prior to marriage she taught school for two years in Havelock. In 1931, she married and moved to Sandford where she brought up her family. She was an active member of Sandford Wesleyan Church. She served as Provincial President of the Women's Christian Temperance Union. She was greatly loved by her children. She loved and enjoyed watching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren grow and develop. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth, where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel, Pastor William MOORE officiating. Interment in Sandford Cemetery. Donations to the Red Cross Society, Victorian Order of Nurses Yarmouth Branch or Sandford Cemetery Fund. On-line condolences may be sent to: sweenysatns.aliantzinc.ca (HH, August 20, 2003)

2003 Lonnie Hampton

died on Saturday, August 30, 2003 Source: Halifax Daily News Submitter: Sharon Hampton Obituary contained surnames BROWN, CUNNINGHAN, DANIELS, HAMPTON, KEY, STURDIVANT, SURVILLION

HAMPTON, (STURDIVANT) Lonnie - 56, of Chicago died August 30th, 2003. Born July 30, 1947 Quitman County Ms., second oldest of the late Mary (STURDIVANT) BROWN. He is survived his wife Ruth (HAMPTON) his 10 children, Sheila (KEY), Linda (SURVILLION) Lionel-Renard, Sharon, Llewellyn-Raymond (HAMPTON) all of Chicago, IL, Amina, Shamonica, Wyuanita, Zerrick (DANIELS) all of Michigan. His 10 brothers, 6 sisters and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and special friends, Lena Protho and DeAngelo Finley.

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