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Digby obituaries for January thru February 2005


2005 Mary (Baxter) Bowles

died on Saturday, January 1, 2005 Source: Kelowna Courier Submitter: Barbara Kemp Obituary contained surnames BAXTER, BOWLES, CLUETT, KEMP, ROBYN

Mary Servilla BOWLES (nee BAXTER), born in Digby, Nova Scotia on March 16, 1919, passed away peacefully in the Kelowna General Hospital on January 1 , 2005. Survived by daughters Bette (Les CLUETT) of Belleville, Ont. and Barbara (Al KEMP) of Mississauga, Ont. Also survived by grandchildren Gord, Jim, Janet, Dave and Linda, great grandchildren; Yasmine, Jordan and Seryna. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 59 years, Bert in 1999, grand daughter Lynda ROBYN, sister Eleanor and brother Vincent. Mary will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by family and many friends. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, Jan 8, 2005 at 1:00PM at St. Michaels and All Angels Anglican Church, 608 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, B.C. In lieu of flowers donations to the Red Cross Tsunami Relief or the charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.first memorialkelowna.com

2005 John "Leighn" Young

died on Sunday, January 2, 2005 Source: Chronicle Herald, Halifax Submitter: Robert Green Obituary contained surnames DONDALE, JACOBSON, WILSON, YOUNG

YOUNG, John "Leighn" - 64, Calgary, Alta., formerly of Digby, passed away January 2, 2005. He was born in Aylesford and graduated from Digby Regional High School. He served in Germany with the Military Police, also serving in France, Belgium and Holland. After retiring from the service, he spent over 20 years with the Calgary City Police Force, the last several years as Detective. He is survived by his wife, Trudy; daughters, Lisa (William) WILSON, Sandra (Christopher) JACOBSON; grandchildren, John and Amanda JACOBSON, all of Calgary; mother, Inez YOUNG, Digby; sister, Carol DONDALE, Digby; nephew, Marc (Kim and family), Granville Centre; several other relatives. He was predeceased by his father, John. Interment at a later date.

2005 Beverley Mae HALL

died on Wednesday, January 5, 2005 Source: Chrinicle Herald, Halifax Submitter: Robert Green Obituary contained surnames CLAYTON, COMEAU, CONNORS, ELLIOTT, HALL, MELANSON, MILBURY, SARTY

HALL, Beverley Mae - 50, Digby, passed away January 5, 2005, in Tideview Terrace, Digby. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of Marguerite HALL, Tideview Terrace, Digby and the late Irving HALL. She is survived by sisters, Pauline (Gerald) COMEAU, Marshalltown; Shirley (Ronnie) MELANSON, Brighton; Kathy (Larry) ELLIOTT, Tiverton; Betty MILBURY, Ingersol, Ont.; Barbara (Charlie) CLAYTON, Marshalltown; brother, Everett HALL, Digby; long-term caregivers, Sister Bonnie and Sister Barbara of Bethany Place, Rossway. She was predeceased by foster mother, Lottie SARTY; sister, Ruth CONNORS, and brother, John HALL. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, where a funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Lou Outhouse officiating. Interment in Smith Sulis Cemetery, Smith's Cove. Donations may be made to Bethany Place or a charity of choice.

2005 Kathleen Elizabety BARR

died on Saturday, January 15, 2005 Source: Chronicle Herald, Halifax Submitter: Robert Green Obituary contained surnames BARR, BROWNELL, FORD, GLIDHILL, HILLCOLWELL, MARSHALL, MULLEN, SHAFSTALL

BARR, Kathleen Elizabeth - 84, Annapolis Royal Nursing Home, formerly of Weymouth, passed away Saturday, January 15, 2005, in Annapolis Community Health Centre, surrounded by her family. Born in Hassetts, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Eunice (MULLEN) FORD. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great- grandmother. She was a charter member of the Weymouth Church of Christ of which she was very much involved. She was a devoted Sunday school teacher for many years, remembered fondly for numerous class trips with the youth. She enjoyed painting, ceramics and entertaining at home. Surviving are her children, Sherwood "Sonny" (Gloria) BARR, Arla (Gary) MARSHALL, Raymond BARR, and Heather (George Jr.) HILL; brothers, Sayward (Rosemarie) FORD, Richard "Dickie" (Nora) FORD, Arthur (Clair) FORD; sisters, Beulah COLWELL, Arlene (Gene) GLIDHILL, Helena SHAFSTALL, Beverly (Ivan) BROWNELL; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Melbourne Neily; brothers, Clifton, Earl, and Linwood. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday in Weymouth Church of Christ, Weymouth, Mr. Merle Zimmerman and Mr. Craig Glavin officiating. Burial will be in Weymouth Church of Christ Cemetery. Donations may be made to Weymouth Church of Christ or a charity of choice

2005 Florence Catherine DENTON

died on Saturday, January 15, 2005 Source: Chronicle Herald, Halifax Submitter: Robert Green Obituary contained surnames ALLAN, BUSTIN, COGGINS, DENTON, OLSEN, ROSS

DENTON (COGGINS), Florence Catherine - 94, Westport, died on January 15, 2005, at home. She was predeceased by her parents, Marjorie (OLSEN) and Frederick COGGINS; sister, Annabel in childhood; her husband, Harold DENTON, and stepdaughter, Elaine ROSS. She is survived by her daughter, Jeanette DENTON, Westport, with whom she resided; stepdaughter, Marion (Reigh) BUSTIN, Halifax; stepson, H. Victor (Frances) DENTON, Pearland, Tex.; 10 stepgrandchildren and several cousins, Dorothy (COGGINS) ALLAN, Harold COGGINS and Keith COGGINS, and their families. Florence was born in Saint John, N.B., on December 21, 1910, but spent most of her childhood in Westport. At age 17, she moved to Saint John. She worked for Woolworth's Department Store and G.E. Barbour Company. She was a volunteer for St. John Ambulance and during the Second World War, took a short nursing course and worked as a volunteer in the hospitals of Saint John, often working with those who were recovering from injuries received overseas. In 1946, she fulfilled her dream of returning to Westport. She worked in the post office until her marriage in 1955. She became a mother at the age of 46. Florence enjoyed walking, picking berries and gardening. She loved being on the water and often crossed the Bay of Fundy to Westport on the "Keith Cann" when she lived in Saint John. In later years, she enjoyed reading and spoiling her cat and the neighbour's dogs. She was a member of Westport Baptist Church and the Atlantic Baptist Women (formerly Women's Missionary Society). Visitation will be in Westport Baptist Church on Thursday, January 20, from 1-3 p.m., with a private committal service to follow in Hilltop Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations may be made to Westport Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby.

2005 Roderick Denton HICKS

died on Monday, January 17, 2005 Source: Chronicle Herald, Halifax Submitter: Robert Green Obituary contained surnames BERTAUX, CHALMERS, GUEST, HICKS, LUTZ, ROBITAILLE, WAGNER

HICKS, Roderick Denton - 74, Digby, passed away January 17, 2005, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Roundhill, Annapolis Co., he was a son of the late LeRoy and Ruth (GUEST) HICKS, and stepmother, Gwen (Harry) HICKS. He served in the Canadian Military and was active in the Korean Conflict. He was a past member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 20, and Digby. He was a registered psychiatric nurse for 30 years. Surviving are his daughter, Veronica, Manitoba; sisters, Joan (David) CHALMERS, Deep Brook, Annapolis Co.; Lynda (Clarence) WAGNER, Marshalltown, Digby Co.; Elizabeth (Gerald) ROBITAILLE, Windsor, Ont.; Virginia (Alfred), Fredericton, N.B.; Donald (Medora), Manitoulin Islands, Ont.; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Jeanette LUTZ; sister, Phyllis BERTAUX. No visitation or service. Interment will be held at a later date in Berwick Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby.

2005 June Eileen MARSHALL

died on Thursday, January 27, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Obituary contained surnames FULTON, MARSHALL, SABINE, WEDLAKE

MARSHALL, June Eileen - 75, Danvers, Digby Co., passed away January 25, 2005, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Massachusetts, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd and Phoebe (SABINE) FULTON. She was an avid painter and enjoyed quilting and sewing. June was a member of the Southville Church of Christ; New Horizon Club, Weymouth; Save-and-do Club and Southville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Surviving are her husband, Sherwood; children, Gary (Judi) MARSHALL, Danvers; Mark (Brenda) MARSHALL, South Range; Bonnie (John) WEDLAKE, Tantallon, Halifax Co.; foster sisters, Sally and Rena; six grandchildren. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday in Southville Church of Christ, Merle Zimmerman officiating. Interment in Southville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Southville Church of Christ.

2005 Oscar Edward MILLER

died on Thursday, January 27, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BARTON, MILLER, PEASE

MILLER, Oscar Edward - Born in Acaciaville, Digby Co., Oscar passed away at home in Inglewood, on January 25, 2005, at the age of 85. For a number of years he was employed at the provincial park near Bridgetown where he made many friends. He was an avid sports fan and in his younger years, he was always present at the local baseball and hockey games. He is survived by his daughter, Carlene MILLER-PEASE, Eastern Passage; son, Oscar Jr. (Caroline), Cole Harbour; sister, Ellen BARTON, Digby; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; he has many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Erma; sons, Donald and Vaughn; daughter, Paulette; brothers, Bevis and Harry. Visitation will be Friday, January 28, from 7-9 p.m. in Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Bridgetown, with funeral service to be held Saturday, January 29, at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow the service in Riverside Cemetery, Bridgetown. Family flowers only, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

2005 Marguerite Eleanor HALL

died on Saturday, January 29, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Obituary contained surnames

HALL, Marguerite Eleanor - 93, Tideview Terrace, Digby, passed away January 27, 2005, in Tideview Terrace. Born in Bridgetown, she was a daughter of the late Inez SIMMS. She is survived by daughters, Pauline (Mrs. Gerald COMEAU), Marshalltown, Digby Co.; Shirley and Ronnie MELANSON, Brighton, Digby Co.; Kathy and Larry ELLIOTT, Tiverton, Digby Co.; Barb and Charlie CLAYTON, Marshalltown; Betty MILBURY, Ingersol, Ont.; son, Everett HALL, Digby; sisters, Eva, Mary and Esther; brothers, Charlie and John; 26 grandchildren; several great great-grandchildren; one great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Irving; daughters, Ruth and Beverley; son, John. Visitation 1-2 p.m. Monday, with funeral service at 2 p.m., all in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Mr. Lou OUTHOUSE will officiate with burial in St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery at a later date. Donations in memory can be made to the Church of Christ, Tiverton, or to Canadian Cancer Society.

2005 Gerald Jamison AMERO

died on Thursday, February 3, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames AMERO, ROBICHEAU, THIBAULT, TIDD

AMERO, Gerald Jamison - 74, Acaciaville, Digby Co., passed away January 31, 2005, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Waterford, Digby Co., he was a son of the late Hyramen and Annis (TIDD) AMERO. He was a member of the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Plympton and worked as a labourer in the construction industry. He is survived by brothers, Eugene AMERO and Floyd AMERO, Digby. He was predeceased by his wife, Mildred; sisters, Mabel THIBAULT and Mildred ROBICHEAU; half-brothers, Clifford ROBICHEAU and Roy ROBICHEAU. Visitation will be today from 5:30-9 p.m. with prayers at 8 p.m. in Jayne's Funeral Home in Digby with funeral mass Friday at 11 a.m. in Holy Cross Catholic Church in Plympton, Digby Co. with Father Chinedu Chukwu officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth. On-line condolences: sweenys@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2005 E. Muriel "Mookie" PORTER

died on Friday, February 4, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Obituary contained surnames CARTER, JANDRON, MARSHALL, PORTER, RICE, ROBBINS, TAYLOR, YOUNG

PORTER, E. Muriel "Mookie" - It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Muriel (ROBBINS) PORTER, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She passed away suddenly at home on February 2, 2005. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late Clifford and Edna (RICE) ROBBINS (Smiths Cove). Mookie, as she was affectionately known by her family and friends, was a very loving person whose family was the most important thing to her. She was a retired employee of the Nova Scotia Power Corporation. Muriel was a very active member of her church for many years. Her door was always open to people of all ages, and we will all miss her treats from the kitchen. Nothing pleased her more than gatherings at the camp. Muriel is survived by her daughter, Joan and husband Bill JANDRON; much-loved grandchildren, Ryan (Sandra), Calgary; Melanie, Halifax; great-grandson, Kaleb, Calgary. She is also survived by her brother, Otis (Alice) ROBBINS, Smiths Cove; sisters, Kay (Gerald) YOUNG, Smiths Cove; Sheila (Ben) MARSHALL, Hillgrove; Nancy (Russell) TAYLOR, Truro; many loving nieces and nephews. Special friends, Sandy, Pauline, Marg, Molly and Jean will miss her dearly. Muriel was predeceased by her husband, William, in 1974; brothers, Chesley, Glendon, Dale, Alexander, a baby sister and grandson, Craig. Visitation will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 5, at 2 p.m. in Sheffield Baptist Church, Pastor Brent CARTER officiating. A reception will follow in the church. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations in Muriel's memory may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Association or a charity of your choice.

2005 Tessie Leonice AMIRAULT,

died on Friday, February 4, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Obituary contained surnames AMIRAULT, BAKER, CLAIRMONT, CUNNINGHAM, GROSS, HARRIS, LEBLANC

AMIRAULT, Tessie Leonice - 88, Olsen's Nursing Home, Yarmouth, passed away on Tuesday, February 1, 2005, in the home. Born May 30, 1916, in Wedgeport, she was a daughter of the late Iréné and Nathalie (CLAIRMONT) LEBLANC. She was a homemaker. Surviving are brothers, Austin (Sue) LEBLANC, Florida; Peter (Theresa) LEBLANC, Digby; Clifford (Annette) LEBLANC, George (Tessie) LEBLANC, both of Wedgeport; sisters, Lorraine BAKER, Florida; Virginia (Ian) HARRIS, Halifax; Stella (Albert) CUNNINGHAM, Overton; Joanne (Irving) GROSS, Florida; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Leslie AMIRAULT; brothers, Louis, Donald, Walter, David; sisters, Ida, Odelle. There will be no visitation by request. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 5, in Saint Michael's Catholic Church, Wedgeport, Father Wieslaw Papuga officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Saint Michael's Parish Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Yarmouth, where on-line condolences may be sent to: huskilson@ns.sympatico.ca

2005 Olive M. WHEATLEY-DIMOCK

died on Tuesday, February 8, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BILLARD, BURTON, DIMOCK, DONNELLY, ETTINGER, MCCARTHY, MEISTER, PINEAU, RUSSELL, TRIMPER, WHEATLEY

WHEATLEY-DIMOCK, Olive M. - 88, Digby, passed away February 8, 2005, in Digby General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Aaldersville, Lunenburg Co., January 28, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Oscar E. and Lottie M. (MEISTER) RUSSELL. She will be fondly remembered by all who knew her as a talented seamstress. A long-time resident of Digby, she was employed at C.F.B. Cornwallis until her 75th year. Olive enjoyed baking and sewing for family and friends, a good game of cards, an interesting book, and the daily paper, especially the Lexicon and Cryptoquote. Her sharp mind and quick wit were her trademark. Nana's cookies were enjoyed by folks from Cape Breton to Vancouver. Olive took great pride in her children's and grandchildren's endeavours. She is survived by her daughter, Joan DONNELLY (Ron), Digby; son, Michael WHEATLEY (Jill Trimper), Bear River; grandchildren, Kathryn BURTON (Ed), Dartmouth; Cheryl PINEAU (Jim), Digby; Ron DONNELLY, Jr. (Angie), Digby; Keigan TRIMPER-WHEATLEY, Bear River; great-grandchildren, Tanya, Eric, Madeline, Jeremy and Rebecca BURTON; Melua and Joanna PINEAU, and Natasha and Jessica DONNELLY; brothers, Glen RUSSELL (Nora), Kentville; Cedric RUSSELL (Joan), Gilmour, Ont.; sisters, Hazel ETTINGER, Kennetcook; and Elsie MCCARTHY (Ron), Halifax. She was predeceased by her first husband, William H. WHEATLEY; son, George, and her second husband, A. Grant DIMOCK; brothers, Lloyd, Tom, Otis, Oliver (twin brother); sisters, Pauline, Frances, Jean, Violet and Edna. Cremation has taken place with no visitation by request. A funeral mass will be held in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby on Saturday, February 12, at 1 p.m. with Father Keith BILLARD officiating. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia or charity of your choice. "Love you forever, Mother Wheat."

2005 May Mary RYAN

died on Tuesday, February 8, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames CHUTE, COMEAU, JORDAN, LEWIS, RYAN, SILVER, THERIAULT

RYAN, May Mary - 84, Brighton, Digby Co., passed away February 8, 2005, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Marshalltown, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Sadie COMEAU and birth daughter of the late Adelaide COMEAU. She was a member of St. Theresa's Catholic Church, Marshalltown and was a member of a seniors group in Plympton who participated in bus trips, card parties and bowling. May enjoyed writing poetry, knitting, sewing and painting. She is survived by her daughters, Kathy (Tony) CHUTE, Brighton; Patty (Russell) THERIAULT, North Range; Phyllis SILVER, North Range and Betty (Lovett) JORDAN, Brighton; sons, Larry (Bonnie), Marshalltown; Gerry (Renette), Marshalltown; Ramie, Caledonia, and Kenny (Lorraine), Marshalltown; sister, Mary LEWIS, Revere, Mass.; 16 grandchildren, 13 great- grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles RYAN; grandchildren, John Robert SILVER, Vickey RYAN and Lovett James JORDAN. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today with prayers at 8:30 p.m., both in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Theresa's Catholic Church, Marshalltown, Father Keith Billard officiating. Interment in Madonna Cemetery, Marshalltown. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of choice.

2005 Daniel Edward AMERO

died on Thursday, February 10, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames AMERO, CHUKWU, COBHAM, WHITE

AMERO, Daniel Edward - Plympton, Digby Co., passed away February 10, 2005, at home. Born in Toronto, Ont., on July 27, 1958, he was a son of the late Willard J. and Laura A. AMERO. He was an active member of Plympton-Gilbert's Cove Fire Department and search director for Digby Ground Search and Rescue. He was a welder and was a past employee of Tidal Boat Works, Digby. He was a lobster fisherman and an avid hunter. Danny lived his life to the fullest. He is survived by his spouse, Sheila Ann WHITE; sister, Diane (Percy) COBHAM, South Range; brother, Frankie (Edith) AMERO, Plympton; several nieces and nephews; many aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by brother, Keith AMERO. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Holy Cross Catholic Church, Plympton, Father Chinedu CHUKWU officiating. Cremation to follow. Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of choice.

2005 Marion Frances DUNN

died on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BARTEAUX, BRENNAN, DUNN, LONGMIRE, MACLEAN, MCCORMICK, PERKINS, ROBERTSON, SWEET, VANTASSELL, WOOD

DUNN, Marion Frances - 84, Digby, formerly of Bear River, passed away February 15, 2005. Born in Bear River, July 22, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Ross and Grace (MACLEAN) MCCORMICK. She grew up as a child in the Boston area and came to Nova Scotia in 1938 where she was reunited with her father. Marion was a wonderful homemaker while raising six daughters and one son. She was a member of the Ladies Circle, Philathia Class of Bear River Baptist Church; she was a Dominion Life Member and belonged to the Elta Rebekah Lodge, where she received her 25 year jewel and was past Noble Grand; she was a member of both the Bear River and Digby New Horizon Clubs. She really enjoyed her time with friends and attending card parties. Marion's work included secretary for Dr. BRENNAN, bookkeeper for R. Ellis Chev Olds, Digby and survey employee for Statistics Canada. Marion will also be fondly remembered in her role as an Avon representative for the Digby area. She was predeceased by her husband, Maurice Howard Gordon DUNN; granddaughter, Stacy PERKINS; half- sister, Evelyn MCCORMICK. She is survived by son, George (Yvonne), Temple, Tex.; daughters, Bonnie (Vaughn) VANTASSELL, Digby; Avon LONGMIRE, Digby; Sharon (Webster) SWEET, Bedford; Pamela (Michael) WOOD, Marble Head, Massachusetts; Lorraine PERKINS, Clementsvale and Cindy BARTEAUX, Deer Island, N.B. A wonderful grandmother to 20 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; half-brothers, Sonny MCCORMICK, Roland MCCORMICK and Howard MCCORMICK. Marion has left her family with her legacy of love which will be passed on to future generations. A great mother, grandmother and friend who passed away with dignity and grace the same as she lived her life. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday in Bear River Baptist Church, Bear River, Rev. Donald ROBERTSON officiating. Interment in Clementsvale Cemetery, Clementsvale.

2005 Edward Jenner "Chub" CONNELL

died on Thursday, February 17, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames CHAD, CONNELL, MARTINSON, ROBERTSON, SMITH, TESSIER, VAUGHN, WOODMAN

CONNELL, Edward Jenner "Chub" - 73, Smith's Cove, Digby Co., passed away February 17, 2005, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Digby, he was a son of the late Claude and Constance (WOODMAN) CONNELL. Chub was a carpenter and sign painter most of his life and was a school bus driver for 31 years. He is survived by his wife, Joan (Gidney) CONNELL; daughters, Vallerie SMITH, Halifax; Heather (David) ROBERTSON, Wolfville; Krista (Luc) TESSIER, Quebec; grandchildren, Lucinda, CHAD, Katrina, Hamish, Lara and Shanan; five great-grandchildren; brothers, Ken Connell, Smith's Cove; Jack Connell, Digby; sister, Lorna MARTINSON, Prince Rupert, B.C. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday, in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, Rev. Thomas VAUGHN officiating. Following the funeral service, there will be a gathering of family and friends, also in Jayne's Funeral Home. Family flowers only by request. Donations can be made to a charity of choice.

2005 James Alphonse "Al" MELANSON

died on Thursday, February 17, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames AMERO, CHUKWU, DURHAM, MELANSON, RHODES

MELANSON, James Alphonse "Al" - 72, Gilbert Cove, Digby Co., passed away peacefully with his family by his side on February 17, 2005, in Digby General Hospital. He was a son of the late Melvin and Irene (AMERO) MELANSON. He was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Plympton, where he took part in the music ministry. He was also a long- time active member of the Cursillo Movement. He was a trucker, a career professional musician, entertainer and avid golfer, who donated much of his time organizing benefits for the needy. He is sadly missed by his wife, June (RHODES); sons, Joseph Melvin and wife Vonda, Unionville, Ont.; Joseph Alan and wife Rosa, Gilbert Cove; grandchildren, Ryan, Travis, Kristen, and Dylan; brother, Clifton, Church Point; adopted sister, Jean DURHAM; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Earl, Sydney, Israel, Edward, Milford, Vaughn, Alfred; sisters, Eunice, Evelyn, Arlene, and Myrtle. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday in Holy Cross Catholic Church, Plympton, Father Chinedu CHUKWU officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Holy Cross Catholic Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North.

2005 Robert Anthony "Bob" GREEN

died on Friday, February 18, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Obituary contained surnames GREEN, LINKLETTER, PERRY, POOLE, RAND, ROBINSON

GREEN, Robert Anthony "Bob" - 74, Freeport, Digby Co., passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2005, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in England, he was a son of Edith "Muriel" GREEN of England and the late Robert GREEN. He settled in Australia, where he lived for 32 years and served in the armed forces. He was also employed in sales. He later moved to Canada, settling in Nova Scotia. He was an avid woodworker and had a keen interest in his family history and genealogy. He is survived by his wife, the former Erma Marie (PERRY) LINKLETTER, Freeport; daughters, Carol Anne (Storm) ROBINSON, Vernon, Connecticut, U.S.A.; Gillian (Donald) POOLE and Angela (Paul) RAND, both of Australia; stepdaughter, Sherrie LINKLETTER, Maine, U.S.A.; stepson, Kerry LINKLETTER, Halifax; brothers, Martin, England; Derek (Pat), South Africa; 13 grandchildren; one stepgrandchild; four great-grandchildren. Cremation has taken place under the direction of White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. There will be no visitation or funeral service by family request. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.

2005 Robert Anthony "Bob" GREEN

died on Friday, February 18, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CathyLee Rudolph Obituary contained surnames GREEN, LINKLETTER, PERRY, POOLE, RAND, ROBINSON

GREEN, Robert Anthony "Bob" - 74, Freeport, Digby Co., passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2005, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in England, he was a son of Edith "Muriel" GREEN of England and the late Robert GREEN. He settled in Australia, where he lived for 32 years and served in the armed forces. He was also employed in sales. He later moved to Canada, settling in Nova Scotia. He was an avid woodworker and had a keen interest in his family history and genealogy. He is survived by his wife, the former Erma Marie (PERRY) LINKLETTER, Freeport; daughters, Carol Anne (Storm) ROBINSON, Vernon, Connecticut, U.S.A.; Gillian (Donald) POOLE and Angela (Paul) RAND, both of Australia; stepdaughter, Sherrie LINKLETTER, Maine, U.S.A.; stepson, Kerry LINKLETTER, Halifax; brothers, Martin, England; Derek (Pat), South Africa; 13 grandchildren; one stepgrandchild; four great-grandchildren. Cremation has taken place under the direction of White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. There will be no visitation or funeral service by family request. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. Bob passed away on 2/16/2005 at 5:45 pm he was a Digby Genweb Volunteer. Robert GREEN: Posted Obituaries to the Obituary Index; Transcribed and photographed : Freeport Valley Cemetery, Freeport Brookside Cemetery, Freeport Hilltop Cemetery. Photographed : Long Island Central Haven Cemetery.

2005 Zelma L HAIGHT

died on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BENT, GAVEL, HAIGHT, NESBIT, POVAH, THERIAULT, TITUS, WHITE

HAIGHT, Zelma L. - 88, Digby, formerly of East Ferry, Digby Co., passed away February 23, 2005, in Digby General Hospital. Born in East Ferry, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Mary (THERIAULT) WHITE. She had lived in Centreville and Montreal before moving to Digby. She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Surviving are her daughters, Mary (Charlie) BENT, Round Hill; Beulah (Elmer) NESBIT and Gwen (George) GAVEL, both of Centreville, Digby Co.; three stepchildren, four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three great great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Arthur TITUS; second husband, Isaiah HAIGHT; sister, Lilah POVAH; two grandchildren. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby. Donations may be made to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Digby.

2005 Zelma Lynwood HAIGHT

died on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BENT, GAVE, HAIGHT, NESBITT, POVAH, WHITE

HAIGHT, Zelma Lynwood - 88, passed away February 23, 2005, in Digby General Hospital. Born in East Ferry, she was a daughter of Edward and Mary WHITE. She is survived by her daughters, Beulah NESBITT, Gwen GAVE, and Mary BENT; also grandchildren, Ralph, April, Jamie, and Zelma. She was predeceased by her sister, Lilah "Lee" POVAH. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2, in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 179 Beachwood St., Digby. Interment in graveyard of Congregation Jehovah's Witnesses, Weymouth.

2005 Gary Joseph Jr. RYAN

died on Thursday, February 24, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames DOUCETTE, RYAN

RYAN, Gary Joseph Jr. - 30, Dayton, Yarmouth Co., died February 24, 2005, at home. Born in Digby, he was the son of Gary RYAN Sr. and Mary DOUCETTE. He was a member of the Holy Cross Catholic Church, Plympton, Digby Co. He worked as a clam digger in the Digby area for many years. Besides his parents, he is survived by paternal grandmother, Eileen RYAN, Marshalltown; several aunts and uncles; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Charles and Lillian DOUCETTE; paternal grandfather, Harry RYAN. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be held Thursday, March 3, at 11 a.m. in Yarmouth Wesleyan Church, Rev. Jim Agrell officiating. Interment in Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery in the spring. No flowers by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia or Yarmouth Wesleyan Church Building Fund. On-line condolences may be sent to: sweenys@ns.aliantzinc.ca.

2005 Zelma L. HAIGHT

died on Friday, February 25, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Obituary contained surnames BENT, GAVEL, HAIGHT, NESBIT, POVAH, THERIAULT, TITUS, WHITE

HAIGHT, Zelma L. - 88, Digby, formerly of East Ferry, Digby Co., passed away February 23, 2005, in Digby General Hospital. Born in East Ferry, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Mary (THERIAULT) WHITE. She had lived in Centreville and Montreal before moving to Digby. She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Surviving are her daughters, Mary (Charlie) BENT, Round Hill; Beulah (Elmer) NESBIT and Gwen (George) GAVEL, both of Centreville, Digby Co.; three stepchildren, four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Arthur TITUS; second husband, Isaiah HAIGHT; sister, Lilah POVAH; two grandchildren. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby. Donations may be made to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Digby.

2005 Alice Edna (Payson) POWELL

died on Friday, February 25, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BELL, COOK, DREW, EDWARDS, GATES, MULLEN, PAYSON, POWELL, REPPERT, ROBICHAUD

POWELL (Payson), Alice Edna - 85, died Friday morning, February 25, 2005, in Digby General Hospital, after a lengthy illness. She was a daughter of the late Randolph and Laura (GATES) PAYSON, and spent all of her life in the village she loved so dearly. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Hartley, who died in February, 2002. She is survived by her daughters, Ann (Yvon) ROBICHAUD, Weymouth; Virginia (Arnold) BELL and Louise (Roger) MULLEN, both of Weymouth North; grandchildren, Suzanne, Christopher and Sarah ROBICHAUD, Weymouth; Kim and Stephen BELL, Weymouth North; Greg (Ainsley) MULLEN, Truro; Geoff, Tim and Jeremy MULLEN, Weymouth North; great-grandson, Owen Alexander MULLEN, Truro. Alice is also survived by sister, Jean DREW, Ottawa, and many cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Lennie EDWARDS, Agnes MULLEN; brothers, Arnold and Howard PAYSON. Alice was a graduate of the Nova Scotia Normal College and began her teaching career in September 1938 in Weymouth North. She moved on to teach in Kentville and returned to Weymouth, teaching in the old Weymouth School, where she was head teacher. She then moved on to the new Weymouth Consolidated School, which opened in 1956, and there she finished her teaching career of 34 years. Her yearning to learn, her love of teaching and her sincere concern for her students marked her as a true educator; the fond and special memories of her students were very dear to her heart. Her sense of humour and storytelling ability will always be remembered and cherished by all. Alice was an avid gardener, being a founding member of the Weymouth Garden Club. She was an executive member of the Weymouth Bicentennial Committee and a founding member of the Weymouth Historical Society. She was a member of the former Middleton Vocational School Board and was an active member of the Nova Scotia P.C. Party. Alice was a lifetime member of Heartz Memorial United Church and the United Church Women, of which she held many positions. She also played an active role in the Three Rivers Pastoral Charge, being Clerk of the Session for numerous years, until her strength no longer enabled her. Her volunteer work included many organizations, of which the Canadian Red Cross was a primary one where she received many merits. The remains will be resting at the family homestead. Visiting hours will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The service to celebrate her life will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Hillsburg United Church, Bear River, Rev. Wade REPPERT officiating, assisted by Rev. John COOK. Interment in Riverside Baptist Cemetery, Weymouth North. Alice was a dear, devoted and most loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by family and friends. Donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia and the Red Cross Society.

2005 Lottie V. COSSETT

died on Saturday, February 26, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Obituary contained surnames BAUER, COSSETT, FROST

COSSETT, Lottie V. - 92, Digby, passed away February 24, 2005, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Centreville, she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Francetta (FROST) COSSETT. She was an active member of the local congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. Lottie was always pleasant and enjoyed socializing and singing. Surviving are her sisters, Adriel COSSETT and Rowena COSSETT, both of Digby. She was predeceased by brothers, Ambrose, Kenneth, Delmar, Murray; sisters, Pauline and Janet. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Tuesday in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Conway, Digby Co., Michael BAUER officiating. Interment in Union Burial Ground, Centreville.

2005 Donald Emerson LOMBARD

died on Saturday, February 26, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames ANDREWS, BRITTIAN, DOUCETTE, LOMBARD, MAIN, MELANSON, MOORE

LOMBARD, Donald Emerson - 91, Weymouth North, passed away February 26, 2005, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Weymouth North, he was a son of the late Alexander and Eva (BRITTIAN) LOMBARD. Donald was a carpenter, worked in logging camps and was a stevedore on a pulp boat. He enjoyed hymns and playing the fiddle. He was devoted to God since a young man, loved reading his bible and was a member of Ashmore Baptist Church. Surviving are his sisters, Goldie (Benjamin) ANDREWS, Alice (Phillip) DOUCETTE, Mabel (Robert) MAIN, Dorothy MOORE and Carol (Floyd) MELANSON; brothers, Russell (Viola), Stanley, Arnold and Alex; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters, Belle and Evelina; brothers, Chester and Richard. Visitation will be today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in Ashmore Baptist Church, Rev. Fred Bigelow officiating, guest speaker Steve Stone. Interment in Riverside Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

2005 Vena Clara THIBAULT

died on Saturday, February 26, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames AMERO, MELANSON, THIBAULT

THIBAULT, Vena Clara - 86, Digby, passed away February 26, 2005, in Tideview Terrace Nursing Home, Digby. Born in Barton, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Leonard and Sarah May AMERO. She was a member of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Doucetteville, and also a member of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church in Plympton. She is survived by sister, Lucy MELANSON, Digby; brother, Guy AMERO, Pugwash; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Louis; son, Harley; sisters, Lena, Ruby, Marion, Ina; brothers, Raymond, Herman, and Lawrence. Visiting was held Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with prayers at 8 p.m., in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. today in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Doucetteville, Father Chinedu Chukwu officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery.

2005 Barbara Francis HARTLING

died on Sunday, February 27, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BOUCHER, HARTLING, MCNAIR, MILLS, RICHMAN, STEVENS, WINCHESTER

HARTLING, Barbara Francis - 85, Tideview Terrace, Digby, formerly of Truro, passed away Sunday, February 27, 2005, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Chester, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Millicent (RICHMAN) MILLS. Surviving are daughter, Joan (Richard "Dick") WINCHESTER, Cornwallis Park; sons, James (Gisele) HARTLING and David HARTLING, Dartmouth; Roy HARTLING, Montreal; grandchildren, Carman STEVENS, Paul WINCHESTER, Eva BOUCHER-HARTLING, Kelly MCNAIR-HARTLING, Kevin Hartling; five great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild. Besides her parents, Barbara was predeceased by son, Paul Hartling; brother, Richard Mills; sister, Murial Wilson. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. Arrangements are under the care of Serenity Cremation & Funeral Specialists Inc., PO Box 239, Port Williams, N.S. B0P 1T0. Cards of sympathy may be sent to the family at this address or on-line at: serenityfuneral@ns.sympatico.ca.

2005 Burla Ester SOLLOWS

died on Sunday, February 27, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames HOWARD, OUTHOUSE, SOLLOWS

SOLLOWS, Burla Ester - 69, East Ferry, passed away February 27, 2005, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Tiverton, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Dalton and Ida (OUTHOUSE) SOLLOWS. Burla owned and operated Ferry Canteen, East Ferry, Digby Co., for 25 years. She was a member of Sunshine Bible Class and Tiverton Super Seniors. She was a member of Sunrise Rebekah Lodge No. 124, where she was past District Deputy President and Noble Grand. She is survived by her companion, George HOWARD; sister-in-law, Anita SOLLOWS, Digby; niece, Elaine, and nephew, Donald, both of Tiverton, Digby Co. She was predeceased by brother, Hilton. She will be resting in Tiverton Baptist Church on Wednesday where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Pastor Jack and Audrey Carter officiating. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Tiverton. Donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

2005 Nancy GOODWIN

died on Sunday, February 27, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames FRENCH, GOODWIN, GRIFFITHS, JONES

GOODWIN, Nancy - 81, Digby, passed away Sunday, February 27, 2005, in Digby General Hospital. Born in North Wales, United Kingdom, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Sarah (JONES) GRIFFITHS. Nancy was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen (Doug) FRENCH, Digby; son, David (Sharon), Cornwallis; brother, Bill (Jean) GRIFFITHS, Halifax; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Nancy was predeceased by her husband, Wilburn, and son, Wilburn Jr. "Bill"; brother, Harry; sisters, Sydney and Sally. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations, in memory of Nancy, may be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements are under the care of Serenity Cremation & Funeral Specialists Inc., P.O. Box 239, Port Williams, NS B0P 1T0; cards of sympathy may be sent to the family at this address or on-line at: serenityfuneral@ns.sympatico.ca

2005 Burla Ester SOLLOWS

died on Sunday, February 27, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames CARTER, HOWARD, JACK, OUTHOUSE, SOLLOWS

SOLLOWS, Burla Ester - 69, East Ferry, passed away February 27, 2005, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Tiverton, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Dalton and Ida (OUTHOUSE) SOLLOWS. Burla owned and operated Ferry Canteen, East Ferry, Digby Co., for 25 years. She was a member of Sunshine Bible Class and Tiverton Super Seniors. She was a member of Sunrise Rebekah Lodge No. 124, where she was past District Deputy President and Noble Grand. She is survived by her companion, George HOWARD; sister-in-law, Anita SOLLOWS, Digby; niece, Elaine, and nephew, Donald, both of Tiverton, Digby Co. She was predeceased by brother, Hilton. She will be resting in Tiverton Baptist Church on Wednesday where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Pastor JACK and Audrey CARTER officiating. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Tiverton. Donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

2005 Barbara Francis (Mills) HARTLI

died on Sunday, February 27, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames HARTLING

HARTLING (Mills), Barbara Francis - A memorial service will be held in St. Stephens Church, 60 Regent St., Chester, on Monday, July 11, 2005, at 11 a.m. to honour the life of Barbara HARTLING. Born in Chester, Barbara was a long-time resident of Halifax and Truro, and resided in Digby in recent years. She died in Digby General Hospital on February 27, 2005, at the age of 85. Burial arrangements have been made with Davis Funeral Home in Chester.

2005 Alvin James DOUCETTE

died on Monday, February 28, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames DOUCETTE, MELANSON, THIBODEAU

DOUCETTE, Alvin James - 85, Plympton, Digby Co., passed away February 28, 2005, at home. Born in Plympton, he was a son of the late James and Gertrude (MELANSON) DOUCETTE. He was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, Plympton. Alvin was a carpenter most of his life, having been employed in many areas of Nova Scotia. He is survived by brothers, Reginald (Celina), Sudbury, Ont.; Aubrey (Cecile), Plympton; sister, Muriel THIBODEAU, Plympton; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Wilfred and Leonard; sister, Kathleen. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, with prayers at 8 p.m., both in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday in Holy Cross Catholic Church, Plympton, Father Chinedu Chukwu officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations can be made to Holy Cross Catholic Church or a charity of choice.

2005 Donald Roy WILSON

died on Monday, February 28, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames DALEY, WILSON

WILSON, Donald Roy - 80, Digby, passed away, February 28, 2005. A long-time resident of Digby, Don was a son of the late Freeman and Ann WILSON. He served overseas with the West Nova Scotia Regiment in the Second World War in 1942-45. After the war, Don returned to the family business. In 1957, he joined H.M.C.S. Cornwallis Fire Department and was employed there as a firefighter until his retirement in 1981. Don also belonged to the Digby Legion, Branch 20. Upon his retirement he continued to work in the family businesses, Fundy Motors and The Scallop Bowl Ltd. He loved sports, was an avid bowler and enjoyed playing golf. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, the former Majorie DALEY; his children, Michael, Donna and Randy, and his younger brother, Ken. He was predeceased by his brother, Ted. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held in Digby Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Thursday. There will be a reception following in the church hall. Family flowers only please. In lieu, donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.

2005 Lucille Marie DEVEAU

died on Monday, February 28, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames DEVEAU, THIBAULT

DEVEAU, Lucille Marie - 89, Villa Acadienne, Meteghan, formerly of Mavillette, died February 28, 2005, in Villa Acadienne. Born in Beaver River, she was a daughter of the late Daniel "Denis" and Marie (DEVEAU) THIBAULT. Lucille was post mistress at the Mavillette post office for over 26 years. Surviving are son, Daniel (Celina), St. Martin; sister, Yvonne DEVEAU, Cottage Celeste, Meteghan. She was predeceased by husband, Leo; brothers, Eric and Gerald. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Alphonse Church, Rev. Albeni D'ENTREMONT officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

2005 Donald Roy WILSON

died on Monday, February 28, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames DALEY, WILSON

WILSON, Donald Roy - 80, Digby, passed away, February 28, 2005. A long-time resident of Digby, Don was a son of the late Freeman and Ann WILSON. He served overseas with the West Nova Scotia Regiment in the Second World War in 1942-45. After the war, Don returned to the family business. In 1957, he joined H.M.C.S. Cornwallis Fire Department and was employed there as a firefighter until his retirement in 1981. Don also belonged to the Digby Legion, Branch 20. Upon his retirement he continued to work in the family businesses, Fundy Motors and The Scallop Bowl Ltd. He loved sports, was an avid bowler and enjoyed playing golf. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, the former Majorie DALEY; his children, Michael, Donna and Randy, and his younger brother, Ken. He was predeceased by his brother, Ted. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held in Digby Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Thursday. There will be a reception following in the church hall. Family flowers only please. In lieu, donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.

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