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Digby obituaries for November 2007


2007 Charles William LAWSON

died on Thursday, November 1, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BURNS, CRITCH, LAWSON, LONG

LAWSON, Charles William - 68, of Bayview, Digby Co., passed away peacefully in Digby General Hospital on October 30, 2007. Born in Island Harbour, Fogo Island, N.L., he was a son of the late George and Rebecca LAWSON (LONG). Charles served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 26 years, serving three years in Nato, Germany; several years in the Pine Tree Line, at numerous bases in British Columbia, Alberta, New Brunswick, Ontario, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia., retiring as Sergeant in the field of Physical Education and Recreation. He was awarded the CD, Queen's Jubilee Medal and NATO Special Services Medal. Retiring in 1984, he then spent eight years in the real estate industry. He was a member of the Masonic Order and a Past Master of Keith Lodge No. 16, Bear River. He was a Past Grand Lodge Officer, having served in Annapolis/Digby District as Grand Chaplain in 1998 and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal in 2001. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis (BURNS) LAWSON; brother, George LAWSON (Joyce), Manitoulin Island, Ont.; sister, Dorothy CRITCH (Patrick), Grand Falls, N.L.; brother-in-law, Lewis BURNS (Myrna), Digby; several nieces and nephews, and lifelong friend, Frank "Pepper" Martinello, Sydney, Cape Breton. Special thanks to Digby General Hospital staff, Yarmouth Oncology, VON Digby County, Digby County Palliative Care, Dr. M. Bander, Dr. K. Buchholz. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Victorian Order of Nurses, Tri County Branch. A graveside and Masonic service will be held on Saturday, November 3, in Bayview United Church Cemetery at 11 a.m., Father Bill Burt officiating.

2007 Lois Mae HARLOW

died on Friday, November 2, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames CRAVER, HARLOW, KILMER, MEUSE

HARLOW (MEUSE), Lois Mae - 72, Bear River, passed away suddenly on October 31, 2007, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Troy, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Charlotte (CRAVER) KILMER. Lois was devoted to her faith, family and friends. Lois and Frank Sr. were the proud parents of Frank Jr., Theresa (Kevin), Steve (Heather), David (Judy), Rose (Nathan). She is also survived by 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; sisters, Patricia and Ruth; brothers, Charles and Jim. She was predeceased by sister, Peggy, and brother, Harry. A home wake will take place starting this afternoon with visitation any time, day or night. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday, November 5, in St. Anne's Church, Bear River First Nation. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory can be made to the Meuse family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. On-line condolences: jaynesfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2007 Alda Marion WOODWORTH

died on Saturday, November 3, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames JEFFERSON, POTTER, WOODWORTH

WOODWORTH, Alda Marion - 94, Weymouth, formerly of Bear River East, passed away November 1, 2007, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Bear River East, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Tressa (POTTER) JEFFERSON. Alda was a pediatrics nurse for a hospital in Montreal for a few years. Alda and her husband adopted three children. She is survived by her children; daughters, Susan, Rhode Island; Jean (Clay), California; Richard (Paula), Massachusetts; four grandchildren and several great- grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Orren WOODWORTH; sisters, Jenny and Abbie, and brothers, Fred, Herbert and Percey. Funeral service will 2 p.m. on Tuesday in Digby Wesleyan Church, Rev. Andrew Maves officiating. Interment in Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby.

2007 Thomas "Mabel" Joseph SMITH

died on Monday, November 5, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames FOURNIER, POTHIER, SMITH

SMITH, Thomas "Mabel" Joseph - 57, Meteghan, passed away November 2, 2007, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Saulnierville Station, he was a son of the late Denis and Mabel (FOURNIER) SMITH. One of his biggest passions was playing cards. He is survived by son, Roger, Meteghan; brother, Douglas, Saulnierville Station; companion, Angèlle POTHIER, Meteghan. He was predeceased by older sister, Geraldine in infancy. Cremation has followed Sunday's visitations under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. today in Stella Maris Church, Meteghan with Rev. Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Saulnierville. Donations may be made to Victorian Order of Nurses, Clare Branch.

Marilyn Ruth HAYNES

died on Tuesday, November 6, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames DUGAS, HAYNES, MCKNIGHT, MCLEOD, MCRAE

HAYNES, Marilyn Ruth - 66, Digby, died November 5, 2007, in Digby General Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Boyd and Alice HAYNES. Marilyn worked for Maritime Tel & Tel in Digby and in Kentville for a total of 33 years, of which she had more than 30 years perfect attendance. Marilyn was an active member of Digby Baptist Church where she kept nursery for several years and enjoyed singing in the choir. She also provided rides to and from church for many others. Marilyn volunteered many hours at the Digby Food Bank. Surviving are sisters, Judy McKNIGHT, Baxter's Harbour; Susan DUGAS (Arnold), Yarmouth; Edna McLEOD (David), Tantallon; Alice Mary DUGAS (Paul), Digby; brothers, George (Diane), Fred (Sandra), Digby; Robert (Sheila), Middleton; and Richard (Mabel), Greenwood; several nieces and nephews. Marilyn was predeceased by her sister, Betty McRAE; and her brother-in-law, Sam McKNIGHT. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby. Funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, November 8, in United Baptist Church, Digby, Rev. Donald Robertson officiating. Burial in Digby Baptist Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Digby Baptist Choir. We love you Marilyn and you'll live in our hearts forever.

2007 Lester Ernest JARVIS

died on Tuesday, November 6, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BERNARD, FULTON, HENDERSON, JARVIS, LANGFORD

JARVIS, Lester Ernest - 72, Weymouth Falls, passed away November 4, 2007, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Weymouth Falls, he was a son of the late Victor and Cynthia (LANGFORD) JARVIS. Lester loved music and having fun with his family, especially his grandchildren, and enjoyed them when they would visit. He had a big heart and would always lend a helping hand to others. He was a Christian who spent his last few months preparing his journey to the Lord. He will be sadly missed by his family, in particular his grandchildren (we love you Grampy). A special thanks to Gloria, Mary and Joey for all your heartfelt sincerity and helping with Daddy; thanks to Bryan and Macky for their monthly visits. Thank you to all the doctors and nurses on 4 East at Yarmouth Regional Hospital, from the family. He is survived by his wife, Theresa; daughters, Denise (Bryan) FULTON, Dartmouth; Charlene JARVIS, Weymouth; Annissa (Raphael) HENDERSON, Virginia; sons, Matthew, Dartmouth; Lester "Rocky" (Tina), Toronto; Shannon, Ottawa; Dale (Nicole), Toronto; Dana (Tammy), Hubbards; brothers, Neil (Earla), Pickton, Ont.; Harvey (Ruth), Trenton, Ont.; Myles (Mary), Waverley; Leonard, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Shane, Amelia, Julian, Christina, Dana, Daniel, Dwayne, Jade, Chanelle, Jessie, Bryanna, and Deanna; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Dunham and Nettie JARVIS (whom he was raised by), and George and Hattie LANGFORD; sister, Hattie BERNARD and brother, Earl JARVIS. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Weymouth Falls. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice.

2007 Grace Reta SIM

died on Wednesday, November 7, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames CLAIR, LORWAY, MARSHALL, MULLEN, SIM

SIM, Grace Reta - 94, Halifax, passed away peacefully on November 5, 2007, in the Geriatric Assessment Unit, QEII. Born in Marshalltown, Digby Co., on December 16, 1912, she was a daughter of the late Vernon and Tracey (MULLEN) MARSHALL. She was predeceased by sister, Lottie; brothers, Donald, Marshalltown; Ray, New London, Conn. She is survived by her loving husband, George, and they just celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in August 2007. Also surviving are daughters, Patricia CLAIR, Halifax; Judy LORWAY, Sydney; son, George Jr., Hubbards. She has eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. In her youth, she attended Normal College in Truro and taught school in Digby County and the Valley. She came to Halifax in 1939 and worked at Eatons Post Office and the Treasury Office. She met George at a dance at the Jubilee Boat Club and they married in 1942. She worked as a substitute teacher in Halifax for several years while her children were young. She and George wintered in Florida for 14 years. She was a member of West End Baptist Church, Pepperell Street, and the Waegwoltic Club. She loved to garden and had some of the prettiest flowers on the block. She was also an avid bridge player. Mom always had words of wisdom for her children and we have been so fortunate to have been able to share so many healthy years with her. We will miss you, Mom. Thank you to all the health care staff at 9 Lane for the excellent care of Grace. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. on Thursday in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, where funeral service will be held on Friday, November 9, at 11 a.m.

2007 Helen Louise FLEET

died on Thursday, November 8, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames ELLIS, FLEET, MERRY, VISITO, WILSON

FLEET, Helen Louise - 77, Digby, passed away November 7, 2007, in Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Point Prim Lighthouse, Bayview, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Frank and Janet (ELLIS) WILSON. Helen was a Past Noble Grand and a member of the Zelma Rebekah Lodge No. 78, Digby. Helen was an active member of Grace United Church where she was a member of the Ladies Friendship Group and a member of the Central Board. Surviving are her daughters, Joy VIDITO (son-in-law Rodney), Meadowvale, Annapolis Co.; Lisa FLEET, Digby; and her cherished grandson, Nicholas; sister, Janet MERRY, Bedford; brother, Robert WILSON, Seabrook, Digby Co. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald; brothers, Frank and Dickie; sisters, Mary and Betty. Visitation will be in the family home from 7-9 p.m. today and 2-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral service 3 p.m. Saturday, in Grace United Church, Digby, Rev. Michael Mugford officiating. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Digby. Donations may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Canada or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby. Special thanks to the staff of Grace Haven for their special care, Dr. Grant Goodine, and the outpatient department and the medical floor of Soldiers' Memorial Hospital.

2007 Elton Winston HILL

died on Thursday, November 8, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames AMERO, BRIGHT, BRITTAIN, COMEAU, CROMWELL, HILL, MELANSON, PETROVICI

HILL, Elton Winston - 80, Hilltown, Digby Co., June 19, 1927 - November 4, 2007. He was a son of the late Murray and Lucy (BRITTAIN) HILL. He is survived by long-time companion, Joan (BRIGHT) BRITTAIN; sons, Randy (Carolyn) HILL, Hilltown; Elroy (Lois) HILL, Forestburg, Calgary; daughters, Lois CROMWELL, Hilltown; Linda HILL, Saint John, N.B.; Gail (Ralph) MELANSON, Plympton, and Penny (Jiva) PETROVICI, Halifax; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Rosalita AMERO, Gladys AMERO, Dixie AMERO, all of Weaver Settlement, and Loreena COMEAU, New Edinburgh; brothers, Angus HILL, Weymouth, and Sherman HILL, Kentucky. He was predeceased by wife, Stella; son, Layton, and daughter, Judy in infancy. Den loved music, hunting and fishing. "He will be greatly missed by the family". Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday in Havelock Wesleyan Church, Pastor Peter Hayes officiating. Interment in Riverside Cemetery, Hilltown Crossroad. Donations in memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of one's choice.

2007 Mary Ceceile THIBAULT

died on Thursday, November 8, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames COMEAU, DEMPSEY, MUISE, RICE, ROGERS, THIBAULT, THIBODEAU

THIBAULT, Mary Ceceile - 81, Parker Condon Road, Kings County, passed Wednesday, November 7, 2007, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Concession, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Vitaline (THIBODEAU) MUISE. Mary had worked at Mabel Spicer's Nursing Home and Bligh's Shoe Store, Berwick, and had picked apples at various locations. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Parish, Berwick. Surviving are her husband, Joseph Gus THIBAULT; daughter, Georgina "Gena" (Reg) DEMPSEY, Victoria Harbour, Kings Co.; grandchildren, Erin and Victoria DEMPSEY, Daniel ROGERS; sister, Agnes COMEAU, Parker Condon Road; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Eddie MUISE; sisters, Leona RICE, Mary THIBAULT. Visitation will take place 7-9 p.m. today and Friday in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick, NS B0P 1E0 (902-538-9900). Funeral mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Saturday, November 10, in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 120 Mill St., Berwick, Rev. Larry Pitcher officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Kentville. Donations in her memory may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.hclindsayfuneralhome.ca

2007 Antoinette AMIRAULT

died on Friday, November 9, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames AMIRAULT, COMEAU, SAULNIER

AMIRAULT, Antoinette - 85, Au Logis d'Meteghan, formerly of Meteghan Centre, died November 7, 2007, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Meteghan River, she was a daughter of the late Fidele and Adelle (COMEAU) COMEAU. Surviving are son, Ralph (Simone), Meteghan Centre; daughter, Linda (Emery) SAULNIER, Saulnierville; brothers, Eddie COMEAU, Albert COMEAU, both of Meteghan; grandchildren, Kevin, Michelle, Daniel, Nicole; great-grandchildren, Mackenzie, Brooke. She was predeceased by husband, Victor; daughters, Mariette, Anna; brother, Josué; sister, Anna. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday in Stella Maris Church, Meteghan, Rev. Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery.

2007 Marjorie Elizabeth TIBBETTS

died on Friday, November 9, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames CONRAD, GIDNEY, PORTER, SAVARY, TIBBETTS

TIBBETTS, Marjorie Elizabeth - 85, Bear River, passed away peacefully Thursday, November 8, 2007, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Hill Grove, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Curtis and Laura Belle (SAVARY) PORTER. Marjorie was a teacher for 36 years at many schools throughout the valley and loved all her students. She taught Sunday school at Bear River United Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Bear River Historical Society, Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary and Bear River New Horizons. She loved to socialize with everyone and especially enjoyed scrabble and doing jigsaw puzzles. Marjorie is survived by her son, Curtis (Linda), and daughter, Eva. She was much loved by her grandchildren, Pam, Joy and David. Also surviving are her sisters, Mary GIDNEY and Audrey (Carlton) CONRAD; brother, Dean (Eva) PORTER, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, John TIBBETTS; son, David; brothers, Earle, Roy, Gordon, and Gerald. She will be sadly missed by Christie Kaulback, and all who knew her. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Bear River United Baptist Church, Dr. George Allen and Rev. Don Scheel officiating. Interment in Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River. Reception to follow in the church vestry. Donations can be made to a charity of choice. Many thanks to the staff of Digby General Hospital and to the VON. On-line condolences may be sent to: jaynesfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca Thank you, thank you.

2007 Tanya M. DUGAS

died on Monday, November 12, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BELLIVEAU, CAMPBELL, DUGAS, HALL, KEOGH, SABEAN

DUGAS (CAMPBELL), Tanya M. - South Range, Digby Co. It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of a very special and much loved wife, mother, nanny and sister, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital on Saturday, November 10, 2007, after a long battle with cancer. Born in Sudbury, Ont., she was a daughter of the late Jerry and Breda (KEOGH) CAMPBELL. Tanya worked in tourism for over 20 years. Her best times were spent at the lake with family and friends. She leaves behind her loving husband, Allan DUGAS; her beloved T.J.; daughter, Lori (Rick) SABEAN and grandchildren Emily and Derian of Digby; son, Roddy (Michelle) BELLIVEAU and grandchildren Madeleine, Adrienne and Sebastien of Ottawa; only sister, Rona (Greg) HALL of Weymouth and her son Brendon of Oromocto, N.B.; Aunt Essie, Aunt Josephine, and Uncle Liam, all of Ontario; Uncle Hugh of Truro; and a large extended family and many friends. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St. Digby, Father Keith Billard will officiate, with burial in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Digby. Donations in memory can be made to Victorian Order of Nurses, Tri-County Branch. On-line condolences: jaynesfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2007 Lina COMEAU

died on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames COMEAU, DOMINEY, GAUDET, HOULD, PÉLOQUIN, SHORE

COMEAU, Lina - 85, Comeauville, died peacefully November 11, 2007, at home surrounded by her family. Born in Saulnierville, she was a daughter of the late Arcade and Ernestine (COMEAU) COMEAU. Lina was a registered nurse who worked in Halifax, Montreal and New York prior to starting her family. Throughout her life, she volunteered with many organizations including the Red Cross (blood clinics and home nursing courses), festivals Acadiens de Clare, Club Richelieu, Home and School, Dame Patronesses and School Board. Surviving are daughters, Murielle (Richard PÉLOQUIN), Francine (Paul SHORE), Ginette (Robert GAUDET); sons, Lucien (Tracy DOMINEY); Phil (Nick HOULD); daughter-in-law, Cecile Pothier COMEAU; sister, Albina COMEAU; 12 grandchildren and one great- grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Julius; son, Tilmon; brother, Rev. Léger. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Sacred Heart Church, Saulnierville, Rev. Paul Belliveau officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Bourse Père-Léger-Comeau, l'Université Sainte-Anne in lieu of flowers.

2007 Geraldine Francis MULLEN

died on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BOURDEAU, COOK, MULLEN, MURRAY, ROBICHEAU, STEVENS, THIBAULT

MULLEN, Geraldine Francis - 83, Weymouth Mills, passed away November 11, 2007, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Weaver Settlement, she was a daughter of the late John Alphonse and Eveline Mary (THIBAULT) BOUDREAU. Geraldine was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are children, Joyce (Earl) COOK, Weymouth; Louise (Jim) MURRAY, Clementsport; Ralph (Yvonne), Weymouth; Jim (Mary), Weymouth; Richard, Plympton; Kenny (Teresa), North Range; Stanley (Pam), Weymouth North; Pat (Keith) STEVENS, Digby; Roy, at home; Amy (William) ROBICHEAU, Weymouth; Randy (Sharon), South Range; 19 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Leslie Arthur MULLEN; daughter, Paulette Olive; son, Daniel Aldon; grandson, Hailey Jordan MULLEN; sisters, Rose, Jean, Margaret, Evelyn, and Florence; brothers, Irwin, Neil, Dennis, Paul, and John in infancy. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, with prayers 8 p.m. Wednesday, in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral service 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Weymouth, Father Merek Pecak officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. There will be a reception following the service in the church hall. Donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch, or to a charity of your choice.

2007 Pauline Marie BLINN

died on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BLINN, COMEAU, DEVEAU, ROBERTS

BLINN, Pauline Marie - 69, Tidal View Manor, Yarmouth, formerly of Saint Bernard, Digby Co., passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2007, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born June 16, 1938, in Corberrie, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Edouard and Marie Adele (COMEAU) BLINN. She was a homemaker. Surviving are her husband, Joseph Mande BLINN; son, Michael Blinn, St. Bernard; granddaughters, Tina and Megan BLINN; brothers and sisters, Louis Blinn, Boston; Marie ROBERTS, Bedford; Marguerite COMEAU, New Glasgow; Rita DEVEAU, Dartmouth; Emile BLINN, Digby; Joseph BLINN, Albert BLINN, both of Montreal; Charles BLINN, Lower Sackville; Ruby COMEAU, Ontario. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by brother, Nelson BLINN, and sister, Annette BLINN. There will be no visitation by request. The funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 17, in Saint Bernard's Catholic Church, St. Bernard, Father Paul Belliveau officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. The family wishes to thank the staff of Tidal View Manor and Yarmouth Regional Hospital for the care given to Pauline and her family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to H. M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Yarmouth, where messages of condolence may be sent to the family at: www.huskilson.net

2007 Edward Joseph LeBLANC

died on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BALOCHE, DEVEAU, DUGAS, GAUDET, LEBLANC, MCBRIDE, MELANSON, SAULNIER, THERIAULT

LeBLANC, Edward Joseph - 86, Meteghan, went to be with his Lord on November 13, 2007, surrounded by his family, helping him with his journey. He was born in Meteghan Centre on February 6, 1921. He was a son of the late Alphie and Evangeline (SAULNIER) LeBLANC. Edward was a hard worker who took pride in providing for his family. He was a welder by trade and a very good one. He was one of 14 children and had known hard times at a very young age since his mother was left widowed when he was 12 years old. Throughout his life, Edward was, above all else, very charitable. He was always willing to help when he could and was devoted to his church. He loved life and his family, especially his two granddaughters of whom he was very proud. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rosalie; his daughter, Vernisia (Eric) GAUDET; granddaughters, Jocelyn and Alice; sisters, Agnes DEVEAU, Leah MELANSON, Emma MELANSON, Therese THERIAULT, and Angele BALOCHE; brother, Eddie LeBLANC. He was predeceased by sisters, Elise McBRIDE and Stella DUGAS; brothers, Alphonse, Bernard, Agno, Alfred, and Antoine. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Stella Maris Church, Meteghan, with Rev. Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses, Stella Maris Cemetery Fund or a charity of your choice. Edward will always be remembered with kindness and deep love and affection by his family.

2007 Richard Henry APPLEJOHN

died on Saturday, November 17, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames APPLEJOHN, COOKE, DYER, MOULTON, SAVARY, WARNER, ZEITZ

APPLEJOHN, Richard Henry "Pete" - 80, Digby, passed away peacefully at home on November 15, 2007. Born in Liverpool, England, from where he immigrated to Canada in 1929, he was a son of the late Richard Morgan and Lucy (COOKE) APPLEJOHN. Pete served with the Royal Canadian Navy for 25 years, retiring in 1967. Pete was the Chief Laboratory Technologist at Digby General Hospital for 23 years, retiring in 1990. Pete was active with the Boy Scouts of Canada. He enjoyed sailing, gardening (especially growing roses), visiting family and travelling. Pete was a member of the Order of Good Cheer and the "Irving Coffee Club". Pete had many friends and has touched many lives. He will be fondly remembered by all who knew him. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Verna Mae (WARNER); daughters, Nancee (Adrian) DYER, Bayview, Digby Co.; Pamela (Stephen) SAVARY, Shore Road, Digby Co.; sons, Richard (Jane), Perth, Ont.; Peter (Heather), Prince George, B.C.; Gregory (Debra), Lighthouse Road, Digby Co.; Mark (Nadine), Langley, B.C.; sisters, Pamela ZEITZ, Carp, Ont.; Margaret "Peg" MOULTON, Perth, Ont.; brothers, Gary, Ottawa, Ont.; Michael (Christine), Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.; sister-in-law, Bev, Ottawa; grandchildren, Jason (Marie- Claude), Matthew (Summer), Leah, Danielle, Kirk, Joseph, Craig, Nicholas, Lesley, Kyle, Jared, Ryan, Hollie and Stephen; great-grandchildren, Cassie, Maeve, Karrara, Shyla, Kaiah, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by grandson, Richard Christopher APPLEJOHN. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday in Digby United Baptist church, Rev. Donald Robertson officiating. There will be a reception held in the church hall following the church service, and all are welcome. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Family flowers only by request. Donations can be made to the Digby General Hospital or Digby United Baptist Church. On-line condolences may be sent to: jaynesfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2007 Dorothy MULLEN

died on Saturday, November 17, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames LEWIS, MULLEN, POTTER, SABEAN

MULLEN, Dorothy "Jean" - 83, Havelock, passed away November 15, 2007, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Hassetts, she was a daughter of the late Percy and Minnie (LEWIS) MULLEN. Jean was a painter and painted with the Lakeside Painting. She enjoyed playing scrabble, growing roses and was a prolific quilter. She believed that her family always came first and that extended family was important. Surviving are her husband, Austin Edison; children, Dixion, Havelock; Brian (Kimberley), Havelock; Maureen (Dr. Patrick) POTTER, Blair (Janice), Hassetts; sisters, Harriette (Hallett) SABEAN, Hassetts; Joyce FORD, Danvers; grandchildren, Katherine, Erin, Robin, Morgan and Donovan MULLEN, Meghan, Katelyn and James POTTER, Paul, Michael and Jenna MULLEN; great-grandchildren, Austin and Wyatt; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Rhoda and Nellie; brothers, Clayton, Glendon, Iver, Ivan Basil and Burgess. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today and 1-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral service 3 p.m. Monday in Weymouth Church of Christ, Mr. Craig Glavin officiating. Interment in Lakeside Cemetery, Havelock. There will be a reception at the family home following the service. The Mullen family extend their thanks for the special care Jean received from Dr. Friel and the staff of 3 East of Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

2007 Richard Harry VanBUSKIRK

died on Saturday, November 17, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames KAULBACHFH, MAILMAN, SALESMAN, VANBUSKIRK

VanBUSKIRK, Richard Harry - 81, Bridgetown, passed away November 13, 2007, in Mountain Lea Lodge. Born in Bear River, he was a son of the late Richard and Elizabeth VanBUSKIRK. Harry enjoyed the church services on Sundays and fellowship with friends in the Inglewood Baptist Church, and when asked, he was always willing to lend a helping hand to those who needed it. He was a brother to Elizabeth "Beth" MAILMAN and Patricia "Pat" SALESMAN. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Bridgetown, where visitation will be held Sunday from 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, November 19, in Inglewood Baptist Church with Pastor Cathy Batson officiating. Interment will take place following the service in Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River. Donations in memory may be made to Inglewood Baptist Church. E-mail condolences may be sent to: KAULBACHFH@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2007 Eva Sophia HAWKINS

died on Monday, November 19, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames GRAY, HAWKINS, NESBITT, SIMMS

HAWKINS, Eva Sophia - 93, Tideview Terrace, Digby, passed away November 17, 2007, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Bridgetown, she was a daughter of the late Inez SIMMS. Eva was a member of Smith's Cove Baptist Church. She maintained an interest in the people of Digby, especially the merchants. She was an avid organist and had a great love for her grandchildren. Surviving are her children, Joyce (Carvell) GRAY, Charles (Anna), both of Smith's Cove; grandchildren, Bobby NESBITT, Joanne NESBITT, Michael HAWKINS; seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Aaron; daughter in infancy, Betty Louise; grandson, Matthew HAWKINS; sister, Marguerite. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday in Smith's Cove Baptist Church, Mr. Mark Cress officiating. Donations may be made to Tideview Terrace. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby.

2007 Irene Joyce MELANSON

died on Monday, November 19, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames AMERO, CONNELL, MELANSON

MELANSON, Irene Joyce - 74, Plympton, Digby Co., passed away November 15, 2007, in Annapolis Royal Nursing Home. Born in Clarence, Annapolis Co., she was a daughter of the late Sameul and Jennie (BANKS) FEINDELL. She was a member of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, Plympton. Irene will be lovingly remembered as a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She was a true friend to all that knew her. She is survived by her daughters, Gail (Brian) MELANSON, Vanessa (Johnnie) AMERO and Juanita (Ernie) AMERO, all of Plympton; sons, Gary (Doug), Oshawa, Ont.; Lendall (Debbie), Tony (Sally), both of Plympton; sisters, Myrna (Clifton) AMERO, Plympton; Doreen (Eugene) AMERO, Ashmore; Carolyn (Eric) AMERO and Katherine (Charlie) O'CONNELL, both of Plympton; grandchildren, Cory, Craig, Cindy, Jason, Amanda, Andrew, Billy and Trina; great-grandchildren, Courtney, Jacob, Loghan, Kayla and Logan. She was predeceased by her husband, Isreal James MELANSON; stepfather, Anson AMERO; grandsons, Jody and Troy; son-in-law, Robbie. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday in Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, Plympton, Father Merek Pecak officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory can be made to the Annapolis Royal Nursing Home or Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences may be made at: jaynesfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2007 Rita I. BABCOCK

died on Tuesday, November 20, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BABCOCK, HUBBARD, MUISE, MULLEN, WILLIAMS

BABCOCK, Rita I. - 87, Amherst, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2007, in Gables Lodge Nursing Home, Amherst. Born in Lake Doucett, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Martha (MUISE) WILLIAMS. She is survived by her husband, Frank; daughters, Zita (Fred) HUBBARD, Yarmouth; Joan (Bert) MULLEN, Lower Sackville; son, Walter, Halifax; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great great- grandchild; nieces and nephews. Rita was predeceased by brother, Frank. No visitation or funeral service by request. Arrangements entrusted to Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst (902-667-9906). www.campbells- amherst.ca

2007 Ruth Marie HUTT

died on Wednesday, November 21, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames FRANKLIN, GAGNE, HARPER, HUTT, JOHNSTON, JORDAN, NEWCOMBE, PARKER, STEADMAN

HUTT (PARKER), Ruth Marie - 72, Aylesford, Kings Co., passed away Monday, November 19, 2007, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, with family present. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late Andrew Eugene and Eileen Margaret (FRANKLIN) PARKER. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Joseph PARKER. Ruth was a dedicated and loving partner, mother, grandmother and friend. Ruth enjoyed all that nature had to offer and always found beauty in everything and everyone. Her courage and strength were admired by many who knew her. Left to mourn her passing are her loving partner, Paul JOHNSTON, Lake George; children, Mert (Mary HARPER), Aylesford; Andy (Licia), Greenwood; Barry (Nora NEWCOMBE), Wilmot; Kenny (Karen), Ontario; George (Christine STEADMAN), Kingston; Joy GAGNE (Yves), Ontario; Steven (Teena), Aylesford; Rose JORDAN (Glenn), New Minas; grandchildren, Mike, Kevin, Kristen, Katelyn, Josh, Skye, Cecille, Cassie, Trevor, Ryan, Chris, and Matthew. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick, NS B0P 1E0 (902-538-9900). There will be no visitation and a private service will be held at a later date. Donations in Ruth's memory may be made to The Salvation Army. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.hclindsayfuneralhome.ca

2007 Annette MARTIN

died on Wednesday, November 21, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BELLIVEAU, BLINN, COMEAU, DOYLE, MARTIN

MARTIN, Annette - 81, Grosses Coques, died suddenly on November 15, 2007, at home. Born in Grosses Coques, she was a daughter of the late Percy and Prescille (BELLIVEAU) COMEAU. Surviving are her children, Dianne (Aldric) BLINN, Jerry (Verna) and Kevin, all of Grosses Coques; sisters, Pauline DOYLE, Dorothy COMEAU, both of Malden, Mass.; grandchildren, Michel and Rhéal. She was predeceased by her husband, Adolphe, and daughter, Louise in infancy. Visitation Friday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, Church Point, Rev. Paul Belliveau officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association.

2007 Betty Clare HALLIDAY

died on Friday, November 23, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames HALLIDAY, LABBADIA, LEBLANC, NEWMAN

HALLIDAY, Betty Clare - 77, Conway, Digby Co., passed away November 21, 2007, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Wilson's Beach, Campobello Island, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Mavis NEWMAN. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 20, Digby. Surviving are daughter, Dorothy (Nil) LeBLANC, Bridgewater; son, Philip (Sheree) HALLIDAY, Digby; sister, Ruth LABBADIA, Connecticut, U.S.A.; brother, Raye (Terry) NEWMAN, Digby; grandchildren, Dennis, Annette, Cody, Daren, and great-grandson, Jase; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Merle; son, Robert; brothers, Paul and Gary. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, Mr. Lou Outhouse will officiate. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. E-mail condolences to: jaynesfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2007 Norman Edward BARRETT

died on Saturday, November 24, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BARRETT, BERNIER, MACDONALD, TERIACK, WADE

BARRETT, Norman Edward - 80, Marshalltown, passed away November 21, 2007, at home. Born in Ville La Salle, Que., he was a son of the late Edward and Lauretta BARRETT. Edward was an avid painter. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, and all sports. Norman was retired from the Merchant Marine and was a veteran of the Second World War. Surviving are his wife, Doris BARRETT; daughters, Lynn and Cheryl, both of Montreal; stepson, Robert WADE, Digby; brother, Sterling BARRETT, Gross Coques; five grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by daughter, Doreen; brother, Richard BARRETT; sisters, Madelene MacDONALD, Gloria TERIACK, and Alice BERNIER. Funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby, Father Keith Billard officiating.

Mary Ella NEWCOMBE

died on Saturday, November 24, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames ALLEN, EVANS, HEWEY, NEWCOMBE, THIBAULT, WAGNER

NEWCOMBE (ALLEN) (WAGNER), Mary Ella - 95, passed away Thursday, November 22, 2007, in Northhills Nursing Home, Granville Ferry. Born in Sissiboo Falls, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Archie and Sevenie (THIBAULT) WAGNER. She is survived by daughters, Bernice "Sue" EVANS, Ontario; Evelena HEWEY, Conway; brother, Lloyd "John" WAGNER, Church Point; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, George ALLEN; second husband, Spurgeon NEWCOMBE; son, Murray ALLEN; infant daughter, Elsie Marie; six brothers and four sisters. Her remains have been entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, November 25, in the chapel of Jayne's Funeral Home. Private burial to follow in Hillgrove Cemetery. E-mail condolences to: jaynesfuneral@ns.sympatico.ca

2007 Eva Ruby RICE

died on Tuesday, November 27, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames COMEAU, DRAKE, MARSHALL, MCGOWAN, RICE

RICE, Eva Ruby - 98, Tideview Terrace, Digby, passed away November 25, 2007, in Tideview Terrace. Born in North Berwick, Maine, she was a daughter of the late John and Mabel (DRAKE) MARSHALL. She was a member of Bear River United Baptist Church and, while living in Smith's Cove, was a member of the Smith's Cove United Baptist Church. She was also president of the Women's Missionary Society for 14 years. She taught adult Sunday school classes for 37 years in South Range Church of Christ and Smith's Cove United Baptist Church. Surviving are daughter, Marcia (Clyde) McGOWAN, Vancouver Island, B.C.; son, John (Shirley) RICE, Denver, Colo.; sister, Estella COMEAU, Landsdowne, Digby Co; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Wilfred; brothers, Elmer and Leland MARSHALL; sister, Marie, and an infant grandson. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, where funeral service will be 2 p.m., Rev. Don Scheel will officiate. Burial in South Range Cemetery. Donations in memory can be made to Bear River United Baptist Church, Tideview Terrace, Digby, or South Range Cemetery. E-mail condolences to: jaynesfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2007 Janet Elaine ROBICHAUD

died on Tuesday, November 27, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames ALLEN, ASHE, CLEMENTS, EON, HAMILTON, HATFIELD, HURLBURT, NICKERSON, PATTERSON, ROBICHAUD, SABINE

ROBICHAUD (HURLBURT), Janet Elaine - 68, died Sunday, November 25, 2007, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born in Carleton, she was a daughter of the late Gordon and Fannie (NICKERSON) HURLBURT. She lived in Meteghan. She is survived by sons, David, Yarmouth; Delbé, Campbellton; and Hugh (Angela PATTERSON), Meteghan; daughters, Jacqueline (Clyde d'EON), Argyle; Pamela (Brian ASHE), Meteghan; grandchildren, Adam, Matthew, Andrew, Brandy, Shelby, Eli, Mia, Alexis, and baby Zoe. She was predeceased by husband, Leander, and son, Hugh Edward in infancy. She is survived by brothers, Truman, South Ohio; Cecil, Carleton; Ansel, Port Hawkesbury; sisters, Alice HATFIELD, Edythe HAMILTON, Lillian CLEMENTS, all of Carleton. She was predeceased by brothers, Gordon, Arthur, Horace, Rodney, Roland, Herman and sisters, Inez ALLEN, Seretha SABINE. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 28, in Stella Maris Church, Meteghan, Father Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery, Meteghan Centre.

2007 Eileen HALLETT

died on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames ELLIOT, HALLETT, MCFETRIDGE

HALLETT, Eileen - 83, Weymouth, passed away on November 23, 2007, after having suffered a stroke in late September. She was a daughter of the late Lt. Col. Stanley and Sarah HALLETT. Educated in Weymouth, Eileen joined the Canadian Army in 1942 and served until the end of the Second World War. She later joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1951 and served three more years spending part of that time in Germany. Her civilian working life was spent with Canada Post from which she retired as postmaster in Weymouth. Eileen was an active member of St. Peter's Anglican Church in Weymouth North, serving as treasurer. She was a member of the church ACW women's group, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Weymouth, as well as the Weymouth Historical Society and the Weymouth Garden Club. She is survived by her sister, Maureen (Jack) McFETRIDGE of Kentville; nephew, Andrew (Enid) ELLIOT of Dartmouth; and niece, Anne McFETRIDGE of Fredericton, N.B. Eileen will be remembered for her positive outlook on life, her spirit of generosity and compassion and her caring, loving heart. She will be sadly missed by her family and many friends. A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 30, at 2 p.m. in St. Peter's Anglican Church in Weymouth North. A reception will follow in Weymouth Historical Society Building. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Peter's Church, Weymouth Historical Society or a charity of your choice.

2007 Reginald Reid Jr. DOUCETTE

died on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames DEMOLITER, DOUCETTE, HILL, JACQUARD, MOORE, SMITH

DOUCETTE, Reginald Reid John Jr. - 58, Weymouth, Digby Co., passed away in Tideview Terrace on Sunday, November 25, 2007, following a lengthy illness. Born in Weymouth, he was a son of Reginald "Freck" DOUCETTE of Digby and Marion (THIBAULT) DOUCETTE of Digby; stepmother, Patsy DOUCETTE, Weymouth. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 67 Weymouth. He enjoyed spending time with his friends at the Weymouth Legion, and numerous hunting and fishing trips. Besides his parents, he is survived by his partner, Coreen HILL, Weymouth; son, Denver, Weymouth, and Denver's mother, Dorothy DOUCETTE, Weymouth; sisters, Deanna (Donnie) MOORE, Digby; Nicole (Trayze) DEMOLITER, North Kempt, Yarmouth Co.; Shelley DOUCETTE (Jimmie SMITH), Gilbert's Cove, Digby Co.; brother, Wayne (Kendra) DOUCETTE, Plympton Station; stepbrother, Kevin (Rose) JACQUARD, Weymouth, and many more family members. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Weymouth, Father Merek Pecak will officiate. Family flowers only. Donations in memory can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any local Christmas Daddies. On-line condolences to: jaynesfuneral@aliantzinc.ca

2007 Dorothy May McCULLOUGH

died on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames LEWIS, MCCULLOUGH, SABEAN, WHITE, WRIGHT

McCULLOUGH, Dorothy May - 90, South Range, passed away November 26, 2007, in Tideview Terrace. Born in Hill Grove, she was a daughter of the late Covert and Alice WRIGHT. Dorothy was a member of South Range Christian Church. She was a wonderful and caring mother, and a friend to all who knew her. She had made many new friends during her stay at Tideview Terrace. Surviving are her daughters, Alice (Karl) WHITE, Hampton, Ont.; Verna (Keith) LEWIS, South Range; Linda (Vernon) SABEAN, Weymouth North; son, Arnold (Betty) McCULLOUGH, Fredericton, N.B.; sister-in-law, Ruth WRIGHT, North Range; grandchildren, Nancy, Leonard, Laurie, Gerald, Beth, Paul, Kathleen, Darlene, Evie, Nathan, Neil, and Craig; 24 grandchildren; three great-granddaughters; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald; sisters, Lisa, Leta, and Erma; brothers, Hantford, Chester, Perry, and Carl. Visitation 4-6, 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday in South Range Christian Church, Les Barr officiating, assisted by Craig Glavin. Interment in South Range Cemetery. Donations may be made to South Range Cemetery or a charity of one's choice. On-line condolences to: jaynesfuneral@aliantzinc.ca

2007 Rita Marie GAUDET

died on Thursday, November 29, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames COMEAU, GAUDET, MELANSON, WOLFE

GAUDET, Rita Marie - 85, Halifax. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rita, loving wife, mother and grandmother. She died in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, on November 27, 2007, one day after she happily celebrated her 85th birthday at home with her family. Extremely proud of her Acadian heritage, Rita was a kind, caring, generous, woman with a wonderful sense of humour. Born in Comeauville, Digby Co., she was the daughter of Lezin and Marie (COMEAU) MELANSON. She will be deeply missed by her husband of 64 years, Ernest; her son, Melvin (Cherie), Halifax; her daughters, Doreen, Halifax; Linda WOLFE (Fred), Oakville, Ont.; and her granddaughters, Shannon (Anthony) and Andrea (Adrian), Oakville. She is also survived by her brother, Norman (Hilda) MELANSON, Dartmouth. Visitation will be held in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, on Friday, November 30, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will take place Saturday, December 1, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Theresa's Catholic Church, North Street, Halifax. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations in Rita's memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Sincere thanks to Dr. John Graham for the excellent care and support he has always provided to Rita and her family. www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com "Forever in our hearts"

2007 Mayda GUY

died on Thursday, November 29, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BARTON, CROMWELL, GUY, JACKSON, JOHNSON, LAWSON, MANUEL, MILLER, OFFICER, PRICE, RIDEOUT, SMALL

GUY, Mayda "Marcia" - Halifax, having survived a stroke, which left her handicapped, renal failure, open heart surgery, and most recently peritonitis, celebrated her 50th birthday on June 5. She died peacefully on November 27, 2007, in the VG Site, QEII, where she had been a nephrology patient since October 26. She was a daughter of the late Pauline GUY, and foster daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bradford BARTON Sr., Acaciaville, and of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frederick JOHNSON, Weymouth Falls. Marcia graduated from Weymouth Consolidated High School and Annapolis County Vocational School. Prior to becoming ill, Marcia was a receptionist of the Supreme Court, Family Division. She became a peritoneal dialysis peer counsellor and took great pride in being a member of Halifax Regional Municipality Access-A-Bus Committee. Marcia had also been a Big Sister. Many marveled at her tenacity at continuing to exercise her green thumb both outdoors and indoors. Marcia openly loved shopping, reading, babies, trying new recipes, her computer and whizzing around the city in her motorized wheelchair. She is survived by her sisters, Gertie MILLER, Halifax; Patricia SMALL, Toronto; Amoretta PRICE (Paul LAWSON), Velma (Marvin) CROMWELL, all of Weymouth Falls; Irma JOHNSON, Anna (Barry) RIDEOUT, Dartmouth; Edy Guy-Francois, Dartmouth; as well as close cousins, Violet MANUEL, Dartmouth; Brad BARTON, Pearline JACKSON, and Shirley OFFICER; cousins, nephews, nieces and friends. Marcia was predeceased by sister, Sheila GUY; brothers, Ernest Oliver and Ernest Farmer. Visitation will be held Friday, November 30, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday, December 1, both in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, Rev. Trevor Lightfoot will be officiating, assisted by Rev. Barry Connor. Interment at a later date in Acaciaville. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice in Marcia's memory. E-mail condolences: condolences.snow@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2007 Arthur Thomas HENDERSON

died on Friday, November 30, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames HENDERSON, RYAN

HENDERSON, Arthur Thomas - 81, died November 28, 2007, at his home in Weymouth. Born in Montreal, he was a son of the late James and Celena (RYAN) HENDERSON. Arthur spent four years in the navy and was in the second group to graduate from Cornwallis Naval Base. He then spent 25 years with Bombardier, formerly Montreal Locomotives. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Montreal. After retirement in 1983, Art moved to Weymouth where he became involved in many community activities. He was a long-time member of the Weymouth Kiwanis Club, serving as president for two terms. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 67. He was a member and president of the Weymouth Garden Club for Nova Scotia. For 25 years he supervised young people in developing and maintaining public gardens in the community. He was an active member of Heartz Memorial United Church and a loyal member of the Weymouth Historical Society. Along with his dedicated volunteering, the community will miss his love of conversation, his spirited opinions and his sense of humour. Arthur is survived by his wife, Teresa; brother, William, Georgetown, Ont.; nephews, Ross and Brock, and five nieces. He was predeceased by brother, Donald. There will be no funeral service. Committal of ashes will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Serenity Funeral Home and Crematorium, P.O. Box 239, Port Williams, NS B0P 1T0. Donations or cards and letters of sympathy may be sent to this address or on-line at: www.serenityfuneral.com

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