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Digby obituaries for March thru June 2005


2005 Marjorie Jane DUKESHIRE

died on Tuesday, March 1, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames DUKESHIRE, GILLIS, HARRIS, HAZELTON, OICKLE, SCHEEL, SUTHERLAND

DUKESHIRE, Marjorie Jane - 86, Bear River, passed away March 1, 2005, in Soldier's Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Bear River, she was a daughter of the late Herman and Maude (HAZELTON) HARRIS. She was a member of the Bear River Baptist Church. She is survived by sister, Helen SUTHERLAND, Halifax; niece, Peggy (Edwin) GILLIS, Upper Granville, Annapolis Co. She was predeceased by her first husband, Leland OICKLE; second husband, Cleveland DUKESHIRE; daughter, Leanne; sisters, Beulah and Pauline; brothers, Reginald, Conrad and Johnson; nephew, Arthur HARRIS. No visitation. A committal service will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River, Rev. Don SCHEEL officiating. Arrangements entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby.

2005 Corinne SAULNIER

died on Thursday, March 3, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames DEVEAU, SAULNIER, WALSH

SAULNIER, Corinne - 92, Villa Acadienne, Meteghan, died March 3, 2005, in the villa. Born in Meteghan, she was a daughter of the late Julius and Calvary (WALSH) DEVEAU. She is survived by her brother, Paul (Ernestine), Meteghan; grandson, George; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, George; brothers, Thomas, André, Howard, Walter; sisters, Cecile, Katie, Bernadette, Lena. Visitation today 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral Saturday at 10 a.m. in Stella Maris Church, Meteghan, Rev. Albeni D'Entremont officiating. Interment in parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

2005 Reginald H. "Reg" INNES

died on Thursday, March 3, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames INNES, PELLEY

INNES, Reginald H. "Reg" - (unforgettable), 66, Bear River, passed away March 3, 2005, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Errol and Kathleen (PELLEY) INNES. He served with the Canadian Armed Forces for 25 years, where he served with the Kingston Guard, the Signal Corps and as an Administrative Chief Clerk. He served as a peacekeeper in Egypt and with NATO in Europe. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 22, Bear River, for 24 years. Reg had an abundant knowledge of computers and computer programming. Reg took great pride in his home and property and loved going to the cabin at the lake. He enjoyed the special time spent with his grandsons, Tyler and Joel. Reg had a wonderful sense of humour and always made time for his family and many friends. He will never be forgotten. He is survived by loving wife, Sandi, who will always think the world of him; sons, Michael (Terri) INNES, Cornwallis, Annapolis Co.; Chris INNES, Ottawa, Ont.; grandsons, Tyler and Joel; sister-in-law, Joan INNES, Dartmouth; nephews, Stephen (Maria) INNES and family, Darren (Catherine) INNES and family, both of Dartmouth. He was predeceased by his brother, Harry. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, where a celebration of life will be 2 p.m. Sunday. Everyone is welcome to the reception, which will be held in the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 22, Bear River, following the service. Interment in Morganville Cemetery, Morganville, Digby Co. Family flowers only. Donations in memory can be made to the ICU, Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville; New Halifax Infirmary, QEII; VG Site, QEII; Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Diabetes Association.

2005 Reginald H. "Reg" INNES

died on Thursday, March 3, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames INNES, PELLEY

INNES, Reginald H. "Reg" - (unforgettable), 66, Bear River, passed away March 3, 2005, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Errol and Kathleen (PELLEY) INNES. He served with the Canadian Armed Forces for 25 years, where he served with the Kingston Guard, the Signal Corps and as an Administrative Chief Clerk. He served as a peacekeeper in Egypt and with NATO in Europe. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 22, Bear River, for 24 years. Reg had an abundant knowledge of computers and computer programming. Reg took great pride in his home and property and loved going to the cabin at the lake. He enjoyed the special time spent with his grandsons, Tyler and Joel. Reg had a wonderful sense of humour and always made time for his family and many friends. He will never be forgotten. He is survived by loving wife, Sandi, who will always think the world of him; sons, Michael (Terri) INNES, Cornwallis, Annapolis Co.; Chris INNES, Ottawa, Ont.; grandsons, Tyler and Joel; sister-in-law, Joan INNES, Dartmouth; nephews, Stephen (Maria) INNES and family, Darren (Catherine) INNES and family, both of Dartmouth. He was predeceased by his brother, Harry. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, where a celebration of life will be 2 p.m. Sunday. Everyone is welcome to the reception, which will be held in the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 22, Bear River, following the service. Interment in Morganville Cemetery, Morganville, Digby Co. Family flowers only. Donations in memory can be made to the ICU, Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville; New Halifax Infirmary, QEII; VG Site, QEII; Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Diabetes Association.

2005 James Albert "Jim" BROWN

died on Friday, March 4, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BROWN, HARDWICK

BROWN, James Albert "Jim" - 67, Conway, formerly of Bear River East, passed away , in Annapolis Royal Health Center. Born in Bear River East, he was a son of the late Lovett and Jennie (HARDWICK) BROWN. He was an avid Blue Jays fan and enjoyed spending time in the woods with his friend, Ray. Surviving are his wife, Velma; daughters, Shelly and family, Calgary; Melissa, Dartmouth; son, Tim, Dartmouth; stepchildren, Dale, Ontario; Derrick, Princedale; Dwayne, Digby; sisters, Marion, Fla.; Wanetta, Clementsvale; Pat, Kentville; Debby, Smith's Cove; Sherry, Deep Brook; Scheryl, Bridgetown; grandchildren, Jessica and Stephanie, Digby; Jesse and Josh, Dartmouth. Cremation has taken place, a graveside service will be at a later date. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby.

2005 James Albert "Jim" BROWN

died on Friday, March 4, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BROWN, HARDWICK

BROWN, James Albert "Jim" - 67, Conway, formerly of Bear River East, passed away March 4, 2005, in Annapolis Royal Health Center. Born in Bear River East, he was a son of the late Lovett and Jennie (HARDWICK) BROWN. He was an avid Blue Jays fan and enjoyed spending time in the woods with his friend, Ray. Surviving are his wife, Velma; daughters, Shelly and family, Calgary; Melissa, Dartmouth; son, Tim, Dartmouth; stepchildren, Dale, Ontario; Derrick, Princedale; Dwayne, Digby; sisters, Marion, Fla.; Wanetta, Clementsvale; Pat, Kentville; Debby, Smith's Cove; Sherry, Deep Brook; Scheryl, Bridgetown; grandchildren, Jessica and Stephanie, Digby; Jesse and Josh, Dartmouth. Cremation has taken place, a graveside service will be at a later date. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby.

2005 Zelma Lynwood HAIGHT

died on Wednesday, March 9, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BENT, 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 Marion Penny GOTT

died on Wednesday, March 9, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CathyLee Rudolph Obituary contained surnames CURRY, GOTT, REYNOLDS

GOTT, Marion Penny - 91, died in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, on March 9, 2005, with her daughter by her side. Born in England on June 24, 1913, Penny came to Nova Scotia as a veteran of the U.S. Army. She was the innkeeper of Headly House in Smith Cove with her business partner and best friend, Josephine CURRY, for 44 years. Penny loved life, enjoyed music, art, travelling and writing poetry and stories. She was very involved in the communities of Digby and Smith Cove. She was elected several terms to municipal council. Penny was a prime exponent in building Tideview Nursing Home in Digby, where she lived the last three years with great care. She will be sadly missed by her adopted daughter, Hilde REYNOLDS, Ottawa, and close friends and people that knew her. Many thanks to the nursing staff at the ICU and Medical Unit for their excellent care. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Interment of ashes at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

2005 Barbara Grace "Barb" VanTASSEL

died on Thursday, March 10, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames HANDSPIKER, KAYE, LESLIE, ROSS, TUFTS, VANTASSELL

VanTASSELL, Barbara Grace "Barb" - Mount Pleasant, Digby Co., passed away Thursday, March 10, 2005, at the home of her sister on Lighthouse Road, Digby. Born in Culloden, Digby Co., on March 31, 1912, she was a daughter of the late L. Newton ROSS and Dora May (HANDSPIKER) ROSS. Barbara was a Red Cross volunteer for many years and was a member of the Grace United Church Women's Group. She is survived by her sisters, Doris (ROSS) TUFTS, Clyde River, Shelburne Co., and Aldyth (Leo) KAYE, Lighthouse Road, Digby, who will miss her dearly, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband, Elliott Warren VANTASSELL; brothers, James "Jim", John, Edward "Ed", Frank, and Robert "Bob". Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in Grace United Church, Digby. Padre Earle LESLIE will officiate, with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Digby. Family flowers only. Donations in memory can be made to a charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: 1013@alderwoods.com

2005 James Gregory MACKIN

died on Thursday, March 10, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames GAUTHIER, GREGORY, LAWLOR, MACKIN, MOORE, RAMSEY, THOMPSON

MACKIN, James Gregory - It is with great sadness that the family announces the death of James Mackin, 83, Digby, on Thursday, March 10, 2005, surrounded by his family. Born in St. John, N.B., he was a son of the late Michael and Mary (MOORE) MACKIN. Jim attended St. Malachy's High School and following graduation, became a communications/radio operator. He worked for the Department of Transportation before going to sea for both the Canadian and American Navies as a communications officer during the Second World War. He and his wife, Helen, settled in Nova Scotia in 1950, where they raised six children while working for the Dominion Atlantic Railroad for 35 years. He is survived by sisters, Constance GAUTHIER, St. John; Barbara LAWLOR, St. John; brothers, Phillip, Great Village, Colchester Co.; Richard, Dartmouth; children, James GREGORY (Jocelyn), Port Williams; Deborah, Digby; Michael, Calgary, Alta.; Kevin (Nancy), Digby; Catherine, Digby; Stephen (Alicia), Digby; grandchildren, Shannon, Digby; Gregory, Fredericton, N.B.; Kinsey, Edmonton, Alta.; Gillian, Port Williams; Alexandra, Moncton, N.B.; Ayla, Digby. He was predeceased by his wife, Helen (THOMPSON); sister, Katherine RAMSEY; brother, Michael. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Sunday, with prayers at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, both in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby, Father Keith Billard officiating. Interment will be at a later date. Donations in memory can be made to Islandview/Tideview Terrace, Digby.

2005 Barbara Grace "Barb" VanTASSEL

died on Thursday, March 10, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames HANDSPIKER, KAYE, ROSS, TUFTS, VANTASSELL

VanTASSELL, Barbara Grace "Barb" - Mount Pleasant, Digby Co., passed away Thursday, March 10, 2005, at the home of her sister on Lighthouse Road, Digby. Born in Culloden, Digby Co., on March 31, 1912, she was a daughter of the late L. Newton ROSS and Dora May (HANDSPIKER) ROSS. Barbara was a Red Cross volunteer for many years and was a member of the Grace United Church Women's Group. She is survived by her sisters, Doris (ROSS) TUFTS, Clyde River, Shelburne Co., and Aldyth (Leo) KAYE, Lighthouse Road, Digby, who will miss her dearly, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband, Elliott Warren VANTASSELL; brothers, James "Jim", John, Edward "Ed", Frank, and Robert "Bob". Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in Grace United Church, Digby. Padre Earle Leslie will officiate, with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Digby. Family flowers only. Donations in memory can be made to a charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: 1013@alderwoods.com

2005 Marion Penny GOTT

died on Saturday, March 12, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CathyLee Rudolph Obituary contained surnames CURRY, GOTT, REYNOLDS

GOTT, Marion Penny - 91, died in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, on March 9, 2005, with her daughter by her side. Born in England on June 24, 1913, Penny came to Nova Scotia as a veteran of the U.S. Army. She was the innkeeper of Headly House in Smith Cove with her business partner and best friend, Josephine CURRY, for 44 years. Penny loved life, enjoyed music, art, travelling and writing poetry and stories. She was very involved in the communities of Digby and Smith Cove. She was elected several terms to municipal council. Penny was a prime exponent in building Tideview Nursing Home in Digby, where she lived the last three years with great care. She will be sadly missed by her adopted daughter, Hilde REYNOLDS, Ottawa, and close friends and people that knew her. Many thanks to the nursing staff at the ICU and Medical Unit for their excellent care. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Interment of ashes at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

2005 MACKIN, James Gregory

died on Saturday, March 12, 2005 Source: The Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BILLARD, GAUTHIER, LAWLOR, MACKIN, MOORE, RAMSEY, THOMPSON

MACKIN, James Gregory - It is with great sadness that the family announces the death of James MACKIN, 83, Digby, on Thursday, March 10, 2005, surrounded by his family. Born in St. John, N.B., he was a son of the late Michael and Mary (MOORE) MACKIN. Jim attended St. Malachy's High School and following graduation, became a communications/radio operator. He worked for the Department of Transportation before going to sea for both the Canadian and American Navies as a communications officer during the Second World War. He and his wife, Helen, settled in Nova Scotia in 1950, where they raised six children while working for the Dominion Atlantic Railroad for 35 years. He is survived by sisters, Constance GAUTHIER, St. John; Barbara LAWLOR, St. John; brothers, Phillip, Great Village, Colchester Co.; Richard, Dartmouth; children, James Gregory (Jocelyn), Port Williams; Deborah, Digby; Michael, Calgary, Alta.; Kevin (Nancy), Digby; Catherine, Digby; Stephen (Alicia), Digby; grandchildren, Shannon, Digby; Gregory, Fredericton, N.B.; Kinsey, Edmonton, Alta.; Gillian, Port Williams; Alexandra, Moncton, N.B.; Ayla, Digby. He was predeceased by his wife, Helen (THOMPSON); sister, Katherine RAMSEY; brother, Michael. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Sunday, with prayers at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, both in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby, Father Keith BILLARD officiating. Interment will be at a later date. Donations in memory can be made to Islandview/Tideview Terrace, Digby.

2005 Shirley Lorine PARKER

died on Sunday, March 13, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BOLIVAR, MELEGOS, NORTHUP, PARKER, ROBICHEAU, SCHEEL, THAYER

PARKER, Shirley Lorine - 79, Bear River, passed away peacefully in Digby General Hospital on March 13, 2005, after a short illness. Born in Simpson Corner, she was a daughter of the late Ralph BOLIVAR and Muriel THAYER. She was a loving wife to Abed; loving mother of Elizabeth ROBICHEAU, Conway; doting grandmother of Tommy, Cathy and Barbara; great-grandmother of four boys and two girls. She was predeceased by daughter, Muriel MELEGOS; brother, Wilfred BOLIVAR. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, Rev. Don SCHEEL and Rev. Andy NORTHUP officiating. Donations may be made to Digby General Hospital Foundation.

2005 Donald M. DeAMBROSE

died on Wednesday, March 16, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames AMON, DANIELS, DEAMBROSE, VIDITO

DeAMBROSE, Donald M. - 69, Brighton, passed away early Wednesday, March 16, 2005, in Digby General Hospital, with family and friends by his side. Born in Brighton, he was a son of the late Bessie (VIDITO) and Albert DEAMBROSE. Surviving are his son, Donald Jr. and his companion Twila and stepdaughters, Judy (David), Marlyn (Mark), and Susan (Rick); sisters, Elizabeth (Bill), Mary; brothers, Lawrence (Mary), Walter (Edith), Ronald (Vera); several half-brothers and sisters, and many great friends. Donald worked in Western Canada for many years as a cook. He also worked for the County of Digby as a dog catcher for many years. He was predeceased by brother, John; sisters, Thelma AMON, and Florence at birth. There will be a gathering for family and friends on Saturday, March 19, from 7-9 p.m., with a memorial service on Sunday, March 20, at 1:30 p.m., both in North Range United Baptist Church, North Range, Rev. Chuck DANIELS officiating. Burial will take place at a later date.

2005 Helene Elizabeth "Betty" JOYCE

died on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames DAKIN, DOMINEY, ELDRIDGE, HUTCHINGS, JOYCE, LANGILLE, SCOTT, WHITEHOUSE

JOYCE, Helene Elizabeth "Betty" - 74, Dartmouth. It is with great sadness we announce Betty's passing on Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at home. Born July 21, 1930, in Digby, she was the daughter of the late James D. "Ted" and Josephine L. "Tistie" (ELDRIDGE) DAKIN. She was a very dedicated mother and grandmother who loved family get-togethers, summer days at Lake Echo and watching Toronto Blue Jays games on television. Left to cherish the memories are her beloved husband of 54 years, Frederick; children, Jim (Jillian DOMINEY, their son Ryan), Sharon (Ian WHITEHOUSE, their children Mark, Shannon, Christine), Tom (Darlene LANGILLE, their children Kimberly and Lori), Linda (Deb SCOTT); brother, James "Ted" DAKIN (Linda HUTCHINGS, their daughter Kelly), Digby. She was predeceased by her brother, Robert DAKIN, and granddaughter, Lisa JOYCE. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Rev. Hugh McKervill officiating. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Betty's memory to Canadian Cancer Society, 1-5826 South St., Halifax, NS B3H 1S6 or the IWK Health Centre Foundation, 5850/5980 University Ave., P.O. Box 3070, Halifax, NS B3J 3G9 would be appreciated. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com

2005 John Jeffery "Jack" BRITTAIN

died on Saturday, May 21, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BRITTAIN, CAMPBELL, FILLMORE, GORVEATTE, HOLM, JEFFERY, JONES, LANGILLE, NEYMAN, SAUNDERS, SCOTT, SHAW, SMITH, TUTTY, YOUNG

BRITTAIN, John Jeffery "Jack" - 90, Digby, passed away in Digby General Hospital on June 21, 2005. Born April 22, 1915, in Pleasant Lake, Yarmouth Co., he was a son of the late George and Flora (JEFFERY) BRITTAIN. He owned and operated J.J. Brittain Ltd. in Digby until his retirement and was active over the years in many community and church organizations. He was a member of the King Solomon Lodge in Digby and a former member of the Digby Curling Club and Digby Golf Club. A member of the Digby United Baptist Church, he was part of the church choir for over 50 years and was made an honorary deacon. He was predeceased by Winnifred (SHAW) BRITTAIN, his wife of 60 years; his son, Hugh; sisters, Anne, Ruth, Doris, and brother, William. Surviving are his son, John (Marilyn), Annapolis Royal; daughters, Anne (Kenneth) GORVEATTE, Browns Flat, N.B.; Jean, Digby; sisters, Margaret CAMPBELL and Mary SCOTT, both of Yarmouth; Enid LANGILLE, Moncton; Barbara TUTTY, Liverpool; Elizabeth SMITH, Windsor; brothers, George, New Glasgow; Ross, Lakeville, Pa.; grandchildren, Mark GORVEATTE, Ruth NEYMAN, Joel GORVEATTE, Beth JONES, Tracey BRITTAIN, Jeffery BRITTAIN, Michelle SAUNDERS, Janice HOLM-YOUNG; 25 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; special family friend, Terry FILLMORE. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, June 24, in Digby United Baptist Church. Family flowers only. Donations to the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or Digby United Baptist Church.

2005 Gordon Holmes MARSHALL

died on Sunday, June 5, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames CORCORAN, DANIELS, GLANCEY, HENRY, MARSHALL, OUTHOUSE, TANNER

MARSHALL, Gordon Holmes - 95, Tideview Terrace, Digby, formerly of Halifax, died June 5, 2005, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Arthur and Clara (HENRY) MARSHALL. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 64 years, Dorothy (GLANCEY). Surviving are his daughter, Eileen (James) OUTHOUSE, Digby; granddaughter, Cheryl (Keith) CORCORAN, Bridgewater. Gordon was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was predeceased by his brother, Norman, and sister, Audrey TANNER. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, Rev. Charles DANIELS officiating. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

2005 Gerald K. HANDSPIKER

died on Sunday, June 12, 2005 Source: Digby Courier Submitter: Amanda L. Dunbar Rogers Obituary contained surnames CARPENTER, FOGG, HANDSPIKER, HILLIER, LESLIE, MYLES, VANTASSELL, WHITE

HANDSPIKER, Gerald Keith - 97, Culloden, Digby Co., passed away June 12, 2005, at home. Born in Culloden, he was a son of the late Wallace and Lydia (WHITE) HANDSPIKER. Gerald was a member of Grace United Church, Digby; the Admiral Digby Museum, King Solomon Masonic Lodge, Digby; Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 20; a member of the Liberal Party of Canada, and served as municipal councilor for Culloden District for 16 years. He is survived by his daughters, Brenda (Wayne) HILLIER, Dartmouth; Pauline (Howard) CARPENTER, North Range; son, Gerald Jr. (Carol), Florida; sisters, Lorna VANTASSELL, Digby; Muriel FOGG, Massachusetts; grandchildren, Julie, Scott, Paulette, Allison, and Michelle; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Phoebe (MYLES); brothers, Herbert, Arnold, Arden, Eugene; sisters, Louise, Gwen, Villa. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, Royal Canadian Legion tribute service 7 p.m. Friday, both in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday in Grace United Church, Digby, Rev. Earle LESLIE officiating. Interment in Culloden Baptist Church Cemetery. Following the committal service there will be a gathering of family and friends at the Royal Canadian Legion, Digby. Family flowers only. Donations can be made to the Admiral Digby Museum. On-line condolences to: 1013@alderwoods.com

2005 Gerald Keith HANDSPIKER

died on Sunday, June 12, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames CARPENTER, FOGG, HANDSPIKER, HILLIER, LESLIE, MYLES, VANTASSELL, WHITE

HANDSPIKER, Gerald Keith - 97, Culloden, Digby Co., passed away June 12, 2005, at home. Born in Culloden, he was a son of the late Wallace and Lydia (WHITE) HANDSPIKER. Gerald was a member of Grace United Church, Digby; the Admiral Digby Museum, King Solomon Masonic Lodge, Digby; Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 20; a member of the Liberal Party of Canada, and served as municipal councilor for Culloden District for 16 years. He is survived by his daughters, Brenda (Wayne) HILLIER, Dartmouth; Pauline (Howard) CARPENTER, North Range; son, Gerald Jr. (Carol), Florida; sisters, Lorna VANTASSELL, Digby; Muriel FOGG, Massachusetts; grandchildren, Julie, Scott, Paulette, Allison, and Michelle; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Phoebe (MYLES); brothers, Herbert, Arnold, Arden, Eugene; sisters, Louise, Gwen, Villa. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, Royal Canadian Legion tribute service 7 p.m. Friday, both in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday in Grace United Church, Digby, Rev. Earle LESLIE officiating. Interment in Culloden Baptist Church Cemetery. Following the committal service there will be a gathering of family and friends at the Royal Canadian Legion, Digby. Family flowers only. Donations can be made to the Admiral Digby Museum. On-line condolences to: 1013@alderwoods.com

2005 Edgar Louis THIBEAULT

died on Monday, June 13, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames THIBEAULT, WAGNER

THIBEAULT, Edgar Louis - 74, South Range, Digby Co., passed away June 13, 2005, at home. Born in North Range, he was a son of the late James and Mary (WAGNER) THIBEAULT. Edgar enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and playing crib. He was interested in cattle and oxen. He was always happy spending time with his family. Surviving are his daughters, Judy (Randy), Kathy, Sherry (Gibby), Pam (Dan); sons, Gary (Brenda), Ricky (Rachel), Terry (Angela); 15 grandchildren; seven great- grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Edna; seven sisters and three brothers. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Thursday and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday with prayers at 3 p.m. Friday, all in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, Plympton, Father Chinedu Chuwku officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society. Love and thoughts are always with you. You're in our prayers always - Your children and grandchildren.

2005 Martha Elizabeth "Butch" GARDE

died on Friday, June 24, 2005 Source: Halifax Herald Limited Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames AMERO, GARDEN, GESWEIN, MARSHALL, MUISE

GARDEN, Martha Elizabeth "Butch" - 61, Plympton, Digby Co., passed away June 24, 2005, in Digby General Hospital, with the comfort of her family by her side. Butch lived life to its fullest. Surviving are her husband, Joseph "Dominique" MUISE; daughter, Shannon (Calvin MARSHALL), Plympton; son, Faron (Leah) GESWEIN, Alberta; sister, Mary, Ontario; brother, Bill, Plympton; grandchildren, Shanda, Spencer, Kimberly, Hannah, Jennifer, Michael; great-grandchildren, Tristen and Timothy; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, Keith AMERO. Funeral service 10 a.m. Wednesday in Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, Father Chinedu Chukwu officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to a charity of choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby.

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