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Digby obituaries for December 2007 thru January 2008


2007 Marjorie Jenny BARTON

died on Tuesday, December 4, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BARTON, GRABHAM, HARRIS, JOHNSON, WILSON

BARTON, Marjorie Jenny - 78, Acaciaville, Digby Co., passed away December 1, 2007, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late Preston and Clara (WILSON) HARRIS. Marjorie was a member of Trinity Anglican Church, Digby. Her family was her life, dedicated to her husband and children. Marjorie was a true homemaker and caregiver, always thinking of others before herself. Even until the end, she constantly asked about family and friends. Special thanks to her closest friends and to the health care professions in Digby, Yarmouth, Halifax and Dartmouth. Surviving are her daughters, Patricia Lorraine (Phillip) GRABHAM, Toronto; Holly LaVaughn BARTON, Dartmouth; sons, Calvin Eugene (Mary Jane) BARTON, Dartmouth; Philip Kennard (Andrea) BARTON, Dartmouth; Travis Richard BARTON, Dartmouth; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, George William BARTON; sister, Clara BARTON; brothers, John JOHNSON and Walter JOHNSON. Funeral service Thursday at 1 p.m. in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, Pastor Iona Crawley officiating. Interment in Forest Hills Cemetery, Digby. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent to: jaynesfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2007 Osborne Daley TRASK

died on Tuesday, December 4, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames DALEY, FROST, TRASK

TRASK, Osborne Daley - 89, Little River, Digby Co., passed away Thursday, November 29, 2007, in Tideview Terrace, Digby. Born in Little River, he was a son of the late Byron and Gertrude (DALEY) TRASK. Osborne was well-known for his Christmas decorations. He loved camping, gardening and exhibitions. In ear

2007 Irenee J. Robichaud

died on Friday, December 7, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BINKOWSKI, COMEAU, GAUDET, LEBLANC, POTHIER, ROBICHAUD

ROBICHAUD, Irenée J. - Meteghan, passed away December 4, 2007, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Meteghan, he was a son of the late Basile and Emelie (GAUDET) ROBICHAUD. He served in the Canadian Air Force for two years at the end of the Second World War. He then worked for 37 years in Ottawa for Canadian Hydrographic Surveys as a certified land surveyor. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, the former Leonice LeBLANC, Meteghan; daughter, Louise (Ted BINKOWSKI) ROBICHAUD, Fountain Hills, Ariz.; son, Marc, Toronto; granddaughter, Alexandra BINKOWSKI; brothers, Robert (Marilyn), Francis (Adele), both of Meteghan; Hubert, North Haven, Conn.; Edmond (Doris), Beverly, Mass.; sisters, Marie COMEAU, West Haven, Conn., and Emma POTHIER, Villa Acadienne, Meteghan. He was predeceased by his brothers, Joseph, Benoit, Normand, and sister, Thérèse. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Home. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday in Stella Maris Church, Meteghan, Rev. Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.

2007 Gladys Levenia CANN

died on Wednesday, December 12, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames CANN, HILL, MARSHALL, VAUGHN

CANN, Gladys Levenia - 92, Digby, passed away December 10, 2007, in Tideview Terrace, Digby. Born July 11, 1915, in South Range, she was a daughter of the late Percy and Carrie (VAUGHN) HILL. Gladys was a member of the South Range Christian Church. She is survived by sister, Florence (Bud) MARSHALL, Islandview, Digby; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Walton; sisters, Pearl, Edna, and Irene; brother, Curtis. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday in South Range Christian Church, South Range, Mr. Les Barr and Mr. Merle Zimmerman officiating. Private family interment. Donations in memory may be made to Tideview Terrace or South Range Christian Church. E-mail condolences may be sent to: jaynesfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2007 Leland Dyker MULLEN

died on Saturday, December 15, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BUICE, DAUPHINEE, DOYLE, FRISBIE, GAGNON, GERMAN, HASSETT, JASON, MULLEN, SHEAHAN, WALMSLEY

MULLEN, Leland Dyker - 94, New Tusket, Digby Co., passed away Thursday, December 13, 2007, in Digby General Hospital, Digby. Born in New Tusket, he was a son of the late Herbert and Helena (HASSETT) MULLEN. His favorite pastime was going in the woods with his brothers and his dogs. Leland was an avid cribbage player and enjoyed gathering with his friends to play cards and spend time together. He loved crossword puzzles and finishing them before anyone else could. Leland loved his family dearly and especially enjoyed the visits from his grandchildren. He is survived by his daughter, Carole (Christopher) DOYLE, New Tusket; sisters, Vera BUICE, Inez SHEAHAN, both of Maryland, U.S.A.; Ercel CONNOR, Saint John, N.B.; brothers, Wallace (Hilda) and Edsel, both of New Tusket; grandchildren, Philip GAGNON, Boston, Mass.; Jillian (John) FRISBIE; Stephanie (Jonathan) WALMSLEY, San Diego, Calif.; Monique (Patrick) GERMAN, Slidell, La.; five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews who will be missing him greatly. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Rosalie JASON, and sister, Floris DAUPHINEE. Cremation has taken place. Private family service will be held at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be made through: www.middletonfuneralhome.com

2007 Mary May REEVES

died on Saturday, December 15, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BENTLEY, HARVIE, REEVES, SLEIGH, STARRATT, WINCHESTER

REEVES (HARVIE), Mary May "Beth" - 79, Kentville. It is with deep sadness that we announce Beth's passing in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, on December 14, 2007, with family at her side. Born in Digby, she was the eldest daughter of the late Frederick and Edith (WINCHESTER) HARVIE. Beth received her education at Digby, Hantsport and Windsor, after which she pursued a nursing career, graduating from Halifax Children's Hospital in 1949. She worked for the Victorian Order of Nurses, Halifax, following which she went to Chalk River Hospital, Ont. She later became a stewardess with Air Canada, before returning to her nursing career in the Lancaster Veterans Hospital, N.B. Her main love was for her family, and her involvement with Bridgetown Baptist Church, where she participated in the fellowship and visitation committees. She especially loved visiting her senior friends at Mountain Lea Lodge and in the community at large. People were drawn to her by her sensitive, caring nature and her loving heart. Her love of people was evident in every area of her life. The world will be a little less bright with her passing and she will be greatly missed by her family and friends. A sincere thank you to the physicians and nurses of the Valley Regional Hospital for their kindness and excellent care extended to Beth during her illness. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, George; son, Mark, Toronto, Ont.; daughter, Susan, Belleville, Ont.; brother, Burton (June) Langley, B.C.; sisters, Donna SLEIGH, Kentville; Charlotte (Wilbur) STARRATT, Bedford; special sister, Patricia BENTLEY; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by son, Jeffrey Andrew and infant brother, Frederick. At Beth's request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, December 18, in Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448, officiated by Rev. George Neily. A reception will follow. No flowers by request. Private family interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton. Donations in memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, or a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be made through: www.middletonfuneralhome.com

2007 Mildred E. SABEAN

died on Saturday, December 15, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BANKS, HICKS, HOBBS, MCCULLOUGH, SABEAN

SABEAN, Mildred E. - Tideview Terrace, Digby, formerly of South Range, passed away December 13, 2007, in Tideview Terrace. Born November 15, 1910, in Moncton, N.B., and raised in Saint John, she was the only daughter of the late Theodore S. and Rebecca A. (HICKS) BANKS. She was a long-time member of South Range Christian Church, where she sang in the choir for many years, and was a member of the 60-plus Ladies Group. Other activities she enjoyed included picking berries, quilting, and for 20 years camping and trailering with her husband of over 65 years, Lloyd G. SABEAN, now of Tideview Terrace. Besides her husband, she is survived by son, Gary (Ruth), South Range; grandsons, Tim (Andrea), South Range; Steve (Lisa), Digby; Rick (Lori), Digby, and Nathaniel (Megan), South Range; great-grandchildren, Jessica, Drew, Danielle, Amber, Emily and Derian; niece, Anne (Ralph) HOBBS, Saint John; sister- in-law, Clara McCULLOUGH, South Range. She was predeceased by her older brother, T. Leslie BANKS and his wife Nell, and her twin brother, E. Stuart BANKS and his wife Bea. Mildred is resting in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, where visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday from South Range Christian Church, Mr. Les Barr officiating with Mr. Merle Zimmerman assisting. Interment to follow in South Range Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of choice. E-mail condolences can be made at: jaynesfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2007 Clara Marion THURBER

died on Saturday, December 15, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames CAMPBELL, IGO, PETTIPAS, ROBICHEAU, THURBER

THURBER, Clara Marion - 97, a resident of Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville, left us to join her many family and friends on December 14, 2007. Born in Weymouth in 1910, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Charlotte "Lottie" CAMPBELL. She was the widow of Winslow THURBER. Surviving are sons, Baden (Clair) THURBER, Kingston; Roy and Kenny THURBER, Weymouth; daughter, Joan ROBICHEAU, Coldbrook; brother, Clifford (Betty) CAMPBELL, Weymouth; sister, Oreata PETTIPAS, Dartmouth; 33 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and several great great-grandchildren. Clara was predeceased by sons, Byard "Mickey" and Clifford "Buddy"; daughter, Elaine IGO; several grandchildren; brothers, Franklin and Richard CAMPBELL. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Annapolis Valley Funeral Home, 34 Coldbrook Village Park Dr., Coldbrook. No visitation by family request. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18, in United Church Cemetery, Weymouth. Her grandson, Rev. Gordon THURBER will officiate. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Evergreen Home for Special Care for a garden water fountain in Clara's memory. This was a special wish of hers. On-line condolences may be made through: www.annapolisvalleyfuneralhome.com God's Garden God looked upon His garden and saw an empty space, then He looked down on earth and saw your tired face He put his arms around you and lifted you to rest, God's garden must be beautiful for He only takes the best. He saw the road was getting rough, and the hills were hard to climb, He closed your tired wary eyes and whispered "Peace by Thine" It broke our hearts to let you go mom, but you do not go alone, For part of us went with you to God's Garden your new home.

2007 Elizabeth LeBlanc

died on Thursday, December 20, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames ALBERT, BISCHOF, GAUDET, LAFFY, LEBLANC, MELANSON, MURPHY, SAULNIER, SHIELDS, STEWART

LeBLANC, Elizabeth - 92, Little Brook, passed away December 18, 2007, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born July 18, 1915 in Woodvale, she was a daughter of the late Teselin and Emilie (LeBLANC) GAUDET and stepmother, Frances (MELANSON) GAUDET. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Albert LeBLANC; sons, Walter (Georgette), Lloyd (Judy), Carl (Debra), Gerald (Linda), Delbert (Pat), Danny (Denise), and brother-in- law brought up as a son, Lionel (Barb) LeBLANC; daughters, Phyllis (Max) BISCHOF, Geraldine (Doug) STEWART, Annette LeBLANC; 19 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Edna MURPHY, Marguerite ALBERT, Blanche (Emile) SAULNIER; brother, Joe (Marianne) LAFFY. She was predeceased by brothers, Eddie and Andrew; stepsister, Jean SHIELDS; sister-in-law, Priscille LeBLANC. Special thanks to Clare Home Care, VON, and the doctors and nurses on 4 South. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral service 10 a.m. Friday in St. Mary's Church, Church Point, Rev. Paul Belliveau officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Clare Home Care, Victorian Order of Nurses, or charity of your choice.

2007 Russell Haward FARRELL

died on Sunday, December 23, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames ANDERSON, BUNTEN, FARRELL

FARRELL, Russell Howard - 87, passed away on December 14, 2007, in Digby General Hospital, Digby. Born in Bordentown, N.J. on May 18, 1920, he was a son of the late Joseph and Grace (BUNTEN) FARRELL. He served with the United States Marines in the Second World War in the South Pacific, and was present for the battle on Iwo Jima, and recalled his relief in seeing the American flag flying over Mount Suribachi while fighting down below. He was a well-decorated veteran, awarded the Asian Pacific Medal, American Campaign Medal, Marine Corps Commendation Medal, and being wounded three different times in battle. He was the recipient of two Purple Hearts and a Gold Star. He worked for many years as a machinist in Burlington, Mass. After retirement, in 1976, he moved with his wife, Alice, to her childhood home community at Parker's Cove. They moved to Digby several years ago where he continued to reside since her death in 2005. He was predeceased by his wife, Alice (ANDERSON), and sisters, Lillian and Helene; brothers, Joseph, James and Vincent. He leaves to mourn his children, daughter, Judy; son, Russell Jr. (June); grandson, Matthew; also his children's mother, Barbara, all of California, as well as nieces and nephews in the United States and Canada. He was an avid reader and a great sports fan, faithfully watching his baseball and football games. Russ will be remembered for his devotion to Alice, his love for his children and the brave and sometimes humorous stories of his youth and war experiences. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held in the summer of 2008. Arrangements have been entrusted to Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. E-mail condolences may be sent to: KAULBACHFH@ns.aliantzinc.ca In the words of the United States Marine Corps motto: "Semper Fi" (Always Faithful)

2007 Malcolm MUIR

died on Thursday, December 27, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames HUSTON, MANUEL, MORRIS, MUIR

MUIR, Malcolm - 57, Bear River, passed away December 23, 2007, in Annapolis Community Health Centre, Annapolis Royal. Born in Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late John and Ida MUIR. Malcolm was a well-known and very gifted mechanic in the community for years. He loved trains and steam engines. He was a very giving and helpful person in the community and was very much loved and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by stepsons, Steven (Gisele) HUSTON, Salmon River; Keith (Amanda) HUSTON, Princedale; Darrell (Sandi) MANUEL, Hull, Que.; Greg (Lana) MANUEL, Deep Brook; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sister, Susan MORRIS, and brother, Pete MUIR; ex-wife, Suzanne MUIR, Clementsvale. He was predeceased by his parents. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. A memorial service will be held in Advent Christian Church in Bear River January 11, at 3 p.m. with Ken Perkins officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Donations in memory may be sent to Harvest House Healing and Recovery Centre, PO Box 443, Digby, NS B0V 1A0. E-mail condolences may be sent to: KAULBACHFH@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2007 Herby THIBAULT

died on Friday, December 28, 2007 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames DEVEAU, DEVILLER, HAMMOCK, HARRINGTON, THIBAULT

THIBAULT, Herby - 97, Cottage Celeste, Meteghan, formerly of Hectanooga, died December 24, 2007, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Hectanooga, he was a son of the late Edouard and Maggie (DEVEAU) THIBAULT. He is survived by wife, Marge THIBAULT, Meteghan; children, Anne Marie HAMMOCK, Mayflower; Maurice THIBAULT, Prince Edward Island; Lorette THIBAULT, Montreal, Que.; Emilda HARRINGTON, Emile THIBAULT, Louise DEVILLER, all of Halifax; brother, Alfred THIBAULT, Church Point; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, Gerald; brothers, Denis and Emile; sisters, Evelina, Emilie, and Hazel. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday in St. Vincent de Paul Church, Salmon River, Rev. Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Interment in St. Cleophas Cemetery, Hectanooga.

2008 Lottie M. HERSEY

died on Wednesday, January 2, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames CHUTE, CROSBY, HERSEY, MOREHOUSE, TIBBITS, TITUS

HERSEY, Lottie M. - 77, Digby, passed away December 29, 2007, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Plympton, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Alice (TIBBITS) MOREHOUSE. Lottie was a generous person who loved her family dearly and helped them when she could. She loved cats. Lottie enjoyed going to Tim Hortons and meeting her family and friends there. Surviving are her children, Audrey HERSEY, Digby; Emerson "Buzzy" HERSEY Jr. , Digby; Paul HERSEY, Aylesford; John (Judy) HERSEY, Bear River; Phillip (Darlene) HERSEY, Culloden; Alberta (Neil) TITUS, Centreville; Joy (Conrad) CHUTE, Parker's Cove; sister, Wilda CROSBY, Yarmouth; brothers, Alan MOREHOUSE, Ontario; Johnny MOREHOUSE, Plympton; 21 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Emerson; son, Peter. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Chuck Daniels officiating. Interment in Union Burial Ground. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.

2008 Charles Leonard SWAN

died on Wednesday, January 2, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames ADAMS, DENTON, GARNETT, JOHNSTON, ONEILL, ROBERTSON, SWAN

SWAN, Charles Leonard - 69, Mount Pleasant, Digby Co., passed away December 31, 2007, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Newmarket, Ont., he was a son of the late Charles and Virginia Swan. Charles was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 20, Digby. He was supervisor of maintenance for Tideview Terrace. He was a great sportsman and was a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs. He is survived by his stepmother, Orpha SWAN, Ontario; wife, Marilyn (DENTON) ROBERTSON, Digby; son, Charlie SWAN, Ontario; stepsons, Phillip (Mary) ROBERTSON, Digby; Paul (Debbie) ROBERTSON, Digby; Peter (Tammy) ROBERTSON, Digby; Richard (Bonnie ADAMS) ROBERTSON, Digby; stepdaughters, Beverly ONEILL, Digby; Heather (Sam JOHNSTON) ROBERTSON, Digby; twin brother, Billy (Judy) SWAN, Parry Sound, Ont.; half-brothers, Jim SWAN, Ont.; Tom SWAN, Arizona; Jack SWAN, Thunder Bay, Ont.; aunt, Jean GARNETT, who was his childhood guardian; three grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son, Kelly SWAN. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 4, in Digby Baptist Church, Rev. Donald Robertson and Rev. Leon Langille officiating. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Digby. Donations in his memory may be made to Digby General Hospital. E-mail condolences can be sent to: jaynesfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2008 Joseph Emile COMEAU

died on Thursday, January 3, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames COMEAU, DESAUTELS, DEVEAU, MAILLET, ROBICHEAU, SAULNIER, TRAHAN

COMEAU, Joseph Emile - Bangor. Emile a Alphonse peacefully passed away in his sleep at age 89 in Yarmouth Regional Hospital after a long battle with cancer on January 2, 2008. He was surrounded by his family and his devoted wife, Bertha. Born October 28, 1918, he was the 12th child of Alphonse and Marcelline (TRAHAN). His birth coincided with the Great Spanish Flu, reason for which he lived with his godmother, Adèle, in Concession until he was two years old. Raised among the Bangor sawmills, he spent his life in the woods, between his house and his camp at Clear Water Lake. During many years, he was owner-operator of a logging truck. Often in the woods or on the lakes, Emile was a hunter and a fisherman, usually in the company of his dogs. He knew the lines of many pieces of land and the back roads of the Bangor area. Emile was always passionate about the history of his village and told and wrote many memories during his life. We could often find him working on his tractor or his many boats. During the Second World War, Emile volunteered to join the army as a Royal Canadian Engineer in Petawawa. On February 10, 1947, he wed the woman who would be by his side during nearly 61 years, Bertha (COMEAU) COMEAU. Emile was then owner-operator of a salt truck in the municipality of Clare and worked in the machine shop at Comeau Sea Foods. Afterwards, he started his own water delivery business, Emile Comeau Water Service, that he sold to his brother-in-law when he retired. Emile spent his life surrounded by his family and children, David, Meteghan; Denise (Gilles DESAUTELS), Jasmine (Clarence MAILLET) and Ronald (Cathy), all of Bangor; Alice (Claude SAULNIER) and Annette (Michel DEVEAU) of Saulnierville Station. He also leaves behind many grandchildren, Nathalie (COMEAU), Patrick and Yannick Desautels, Tommy and Melissa MAILLET, Stephanie and Simon ROBICHEAU and Janice DEVEAU; great-grandchildren, Alexis and Adèle COMEAU. Emile leaves his brother, Isa•e, Bangor; sisters, Eva, Salmon River, formerly of Saulnierville, and Rosalie, Church Point. He was predeceased by infant son, Ronald Joseph and by his brothers and sisters, Joseph, Georges, Arcade, Gustave, Prescille, Zita, Camille, Elie, Ben, Jeanne and Bernard. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Service. As requested by the family, there will be no visitation. A funeral mass will be held Saturday, January 5, in Sacred Heart Church, Saulnierville, at 11 a.m., officiated by Rev. Paul Belliveau. The family wishes to sincerely thank Dr. Giselle Dugas, the VON nurses and the staff of the 4th floor of Yarmouth Regional Hospital for their compassionate care during Emile's illness.

2008 Florence GIGNAC

died on Thursday, January 3, 2008 Source: The Halifax CHronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames GIGNAC, HARRIS, POTTER

GIGNAC, Florence - 74, Halifax, passed away peacefully with her husband Noble and daughter Terralee at her side on Friday, December 28, 2007, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Bear River, she was the daughter of the late Owen and Hilda (HARRIS) POTTER. Florence was a wonderful wife and mother and will be sadly missed. Surviving are husband, Noble; sons, Raymond and Eric, both of Halifax; daughter, Terralee; brother, William POTTER, Middleton. She was predeceased by brothers, Murray, Carl and Alan. A memorial service will be held Friday, January 4, at 10 a.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home Chapel, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, after cremation. Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association. On-line condolences may be sent to: condolences.snow@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2008 Doris WHITZMAN

died on Thursday, January 3, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames DONDALE, DWIGHT, HUBLEY, LEVICK, MORRISON, ROSS, WEBBER, WHITZMAN

WHITZMAN (WEBBER), Doris - 1917-2007. Of Halifax, passed away peacefully in hospital on December 31, 2007, in Halifax. Born in Digby, she is survived by daughter, Marcia HUBLEY (DWIGHT), Ottawa, Ont.; sisters, Betty LEVICK, Halifax and Jo DONDALE, Digby. She was predeceased by husband, Herman; daughter, Judith ROSS (Ottawa); sister, Ada MORRISON, and brother, Hymie WEBBER (both of Digby). She is also survived by grandsons, David and Dean ROSS and great-grandchildren, Amanda, Justin, Hailey and Jayson. Funeral service will be held Friday, January 4, 2008, at 11 a.m. in Jewish Memorial Chapel, Ottawa.

2008 Daisy "Jean" WELLS

died on Friday, January 4, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BLANCHARD, CROSSLEY, LAVERS, MACDOUGALL, MACLEOD, MELANSON, WELLS, WOODWORTH

WELLS, Daisy "Jean" - 71, Garlands Crossing, Hants Co., passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2008, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born March 22, 1936, in North Range, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Benjamin Cornelius and Mary Viola (MELANSON) MacLEOD. Jean is survived by her husband of 53 years, Clifford Earle; daughter, Mary (John) WOODWORTH, Windsor; sons, Gerald "Gerry" (Karen), Ellershouse; Michael, at home; grandson, Troy (Brandy) WELLS, Cameron Lake; great-grandchildren, Nakia and Hayden, Cameron Lake; sisters, Ruby (Norman) BLANCHARD, Ardoise; Audrey MacDOUGALL, New Minas; Dianna (Robert) LAVERS, Garlands Crossing; also many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Jean was predeceased by her sister, Elva CROSSLEY; brothers, Edward "Johnny", Lloyd "Snowball" and Leslie in infancy. Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lohnes Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). As per Jean's wishes there will be no visitation or funeral service. A graveside service will be held at a later date in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. Donations in memory of Jean may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 5161 George St., 7th Floor, Halifax, NS B3J 1M7. Private messages of condolence may be made in the "Guest Book" at: www.familycare.ca

2008 Nicholas John MURPHY

died on Saturday, January 5, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames LEBLANC, MAILLET, MURPHY

MURPHY, Nicholas John - 20, St. Martin, passed away January 1, 2008, in Meteghan. Born in Inverness, he was a son of John MURPHY, Northwest Territories, and Natalie LeBLANC, St. Martin, and stepson of Donny MAILLET, Bangor. He is survived by his siblings, Chris LeBLANC, Weymouth; Holly MAILLET, Nadia MAILLET, Natacha MAILLET, all of Bangor; Amber MURPHY, Jesseca MURPHY, Zachery MURPHY, all of Stephenville, N.L., and his nephew, Tristan LeBLANC. He was predeceased by his sister, Angie. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday in Stella Maris Church, Meteghan, Rev. Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery.

2008 Leila Mae TIDD

died on Saturday, January 5, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BUNKER, GOLDING, GOSSON, NEWELL, TIDD

TIDD, Leila Mae - 88, Tideview Terrace, Digby, passed away January 2, 2008, in the home. Born in Tiddville, Digby Co., she was the daughter of the late Michael GOSSON and Iona BUNKER. Leila owned and operated L.M. Tidd Groceries for over 31 years. Her favourite places were her home and church. She was the Sunday School Superintendent and Sunday school teacher and helped out filling in for the minister over the years. She enjoyed making quilts which she shared with her relatives. "Our prayer warrior is gone." Surviving are her daughters, Elsie (Clifford) BUNKER, Grace (Walter) GOLDING, Bessie (Ernie) NEWELL; son, Scott (Josephine) TIDD; 14 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; nine great great-grandchildren; one nephew and four nieces. She was predeceased by her husband, Milledge; son, Edward; brothers, Johnny and Basil. Visitation 2-9 p.m. today in Calvary Temple Pentecostal, Tiddville, where the service will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, Rev. Charles Belong officiating, assisted by Herb Townsend. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Calvary Temple Pentecostal Church. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby.

2008 Eugene Reginald SHAW

died on Monday, January 7, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames AMERO, CREWE, INGLIS, SHAW, SWIFT, THERIAULT

SHAW, Eugene Reginald "Nunnie" - 83, Digby, passed away January 4, 2008, in Digby General Hospital. Born June 14, 1926, he was a son of the late Loran and Daisy (SWIFT) SHAW of Centreville. He was a veteran of the Second World War, having served with the Merchant Navy, and the remainder of his service in the Royal Canadian Navy. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 20, Digby. He was a fisherman most of his life. He enjoyed watching all sports and doing crossword puzzles. Nunnie had a great sense of humour that was enjoyed by all who knew him. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Virginia; daughters, Helena (Gerry) INGLIS, Ottawa, Ont.; Karen (Thursdon) THERIAULT, East Ferry; Kim (Alan) CREWE, Fall River; Victoria AMERO, Medicine Hat, Alta.; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brother, Donald, and a granddaughter, Nicole CREWE. No visitation by request. Funeral service, along with a Legion Tribute service, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday from Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, Rev. Donald Robertson will officiate with burial in All Saints Anglican Cemetery, Rossway. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory can be made to the Anglican Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Lee Wentzell, R.R. 4, Digby, NS B0V 1A0. On-line condolences may be sent to: jaynesfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2008 Dennis John FRONTAIN

died on Tuesday, January 8, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames ANDREWS, DANIELS, DEVEAU, DUNLOP, FRONTAIN, HILTZ, JEDDRY, MUISE, NICKERSON, SAULNIER

FRONTAIN, Dennis John - 94, Greenwood, passed away Monday, January 7, 2008, in Veteran's Unit of Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Cape St. Mary, Digby Co., he was a son of the late Vincent and Elizabeth (DEVEAU) FRONTAIN. In early years Dennis was a fisherman in Cape St. Mary. He served with the Canadian 5th Armored Division and the Cape Breton Highlanders from 1941-1946. He later served with the RCAF from 1946-1957. Dennis retired from C.E. Section, CFB Greenwood. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hunter. He is survived by daughters, Arletta (Richard HILTZ) FRONTAIN, Yarmouth; Melissa (Gordon DANIELS) FRONTAIN, Wilmot; sons, Ian (Kathryn), Greenwood; Wayne, Mount Hanley; David, Greenwood; sister, Rita JEDDRY, Cape St. Mary, Digby Co.; grandchildren, Deanna MUISE, Tammy DUNLOP, Dylan NICKERSON, Alycia ANDREWS-FRONTAIN, Rebecca FRONTAIN; Domenic FRONTAIN, Nicholas DANIELS, Jonathon FRONTAIN, Robert FRONTAIN, and seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Caroline Marie SAULNIER, and brother, Ira. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today in Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 9, in St. Lawrence Cemetery, Kingston, Rev. Deacon Don Boudreau officiating. By request, family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Veteran's Unit at Soldiers' Memorial Hospital or a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be made through: www.middletonfuneralhome.com

2008 Murray Oakes BAXTER

died on Tuesday, January 8, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BAXTER, BROWN, FAULKNER, KAULBACK, MUNROE, PROSSER, RANKINE, SANDERSON, TUPLING

BAXTER, Murray Oakes - 78, Digby, passed away peacefully Thursday, January 3, 2008, in Tideview Terrace, Digby. Born in Digby, he was the son of the late John and Alice (SANDERSON) BAXTER. As a young man, Murray enjoyed sports, especially hockey with his friends on Theriault's pond in the south end of town. During his working years, Murray was employed at The Digby Courier where he was a linotype operator and later became foreman. Following retirement, he served as weekend guard at the Digby lockup. In the formative years of the Digby Sea Cadets, Murray served as an officer. During this time they experienced traveling to various places including one summer to Esquimalt, B.C. He was a former member of the Digby Volunteer Fire Department for a number of years and played hockey for their team. Murray was a member of the Digby Anglican Church where he was a choir member. Murray is survived by his loving wife of over 55 years, Margaret "Peggy" (RANKINE), Digby; sons, James (Sarah), Winnipeg, Man.; Bruce (Laura), Oromocto, N.B.; grandchildren, Jamie and Margaret, Winnipeg; Matthew, Oromocto; Becky and Stacey, Hoyt, N.B.; Graham, Dayton, Ohio; Nicole Lewis, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; great-grandchildren, Gage and Noah, Hoyt, N.B.; sisters, Barbara KAULBACK, Digby; Florence (Harry) PROSSER, Tumbler Ridge, B.C.; half- sisters, Emma (Bill) BROWN, North Kingston; Virginia FAULKNER and Mae (Robert) MUNROE, both of Musquodoboit Harbour, and two nieces. He was predeceased by infant brothers, Robert and Henry; his two eldest sons, Murray and Graham; half-sister, Eileen TUPLING. Family visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today and public visitation will be held 6-9 p.m. Wednesday in Jayne's Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 10, in Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby, Rev. Donald Robertson officiating. Interment in Forest Hills Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made in Murray's memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

2008 Neil Eldon MILLER

died on Tuesday, January 8, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames AUCOIN, CHRISTIE, MCGRAW, MILLER, SMITH

MILLER, Neil Eldon - 53, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully at home after a short battle with cancer on January 5, 2008. He was surrounded by his loving family. Wife, Phyllis (AUCOIN) MILLER, his daughters, Joanne, Yarmouth; Brandi, Halifax; Shelly, Halifax; Candace (Sean) CHRISTIE, Halifax; 11 grandchildren. Born in Digby, he is survived by his mother, Virginia (SMITH) MILLER, Digby; brothers, Keith (Marion) MILLER, Yarmouth; Andrew (Pearline) MILLER, Halifax; Clarence (Ruth) MILLER, Saint John, N.B.; David (Celia) MILLER, Digby; Roland (Florence McGRAW) MILLER, Saint John, N.B.; Lloyd (Cheryl-Ann) MILLER, Whistler, B.C.; Terry (Amy) MILLER, Saint John, N.B.; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Harry Lloyd MILLER; bother, Harry; sister, Deanna Rose; brother, Eugene Burton, and his sister Virginia Jean. He was a certified chef for more than 30 years in restaurants such as the Admiral Beatty Hotel, The Sheraton Hotel, The Chateau, Digby Pines and Café Michelle's. He loved fishing, skating, shooting pool at the Resolute Club, darts, cards and spending quality time with family and friends. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and 7-9 Wednesday, in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service 10 a.m. Thursday, Acaciaville United Baptist Church, Acaciaville, Digby Co., Pastor Iona Crawley officiating. Interment in Maple Wood Cemetery. Donations may be made to Palliative Care and Victorian Order of Nurses.

2008 Ruth Marion DEVEAU

died on Wednesday, January 9, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames DEVEAU, GEHUE, ROBINSON

DEVEAU, Ruth Marion - 83, Weymouth, passed away January 7, 2008, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Westville, Digby Co., she was the daughter of the late John and Bertha (GEHUE) ROBINSON. Ruth loved children, animals and gardening. She is survived by brothers, Arnold ROBINSON, Conway; Ray (Marie) ROBINSON, Bancroft, Ont.; half-brother, Eric ROBINSON, Conway; half-sister, Connie ROBINSON; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Elzear DEVEAU; brothers, Jackie, Richard, Alexander, Melvin, and Gene. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby from where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Pastor Mark Cress officiating. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of choice.

2008 Sophie Mary GEDDRY

died on Friday, January 11, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BRANNEN, COMEAU, DEVEAU, GEDDRY, HUBBARD, MAILLET, MELANSON, PITMAN, SWIM, THIBAULT

GEDDRY, Sophie Mary - 89, St. Alphonse, Digby Co., died Saturday, February 9, 2008, at home. Born in Lake Doucette, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Eugenie MELANSON. She was always a loving mother, grandmother and wife. She is survived by five of her six children, Jennie PITMAN (Ron), Chegoggin; Benita SWIM (Dave), Yarmouth; Victor DEVEAU (Clara), Brooklyn; Robert DEVEAU (Judy), South Chegoggin; Florence COMEAU (Cecil), St. Alphonse; daughter-in-law, Mildred DEVEAU- HUBBARD (George), Hubbard's Point; 14 grandchildren, 23 great- grandchildren, three great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband and father of her children, Ernest DEVEAU; second husband, Edmond GEDDRY; son, Simon DEVEAU; grandson, Timothy BRANNEN, sisters, Lizzie DEVEAU, Margaret MAILLET, Anna THIBAULT and brother, Dannie MELANSON. Visitation in Meteghan Funeral Home, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass in St. Alphonse Church at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Interment will be in Our lady of Calvary Cemetery, Yarmouth, at a later date. Donations may be made to Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery Fund, St. Alphonse Church or any charity of choice.

2008 Louis Aubrey SPECHT

died on Saturday, January 12, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames ADAMS, BARKHOUSE, COOLEN, SPECHT, TAYLOR, TIBBITTS, TITUS, TURNER

SPECHT, Louis Aubrey - 62, Cottage Cove, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2008, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Digby, he was a son of the late Clyde and Lena (TIBBITTS) SPECHT. Louis was previously employed by the Department of Transportation, Middleton, and in his earlier years was employed at the Beaver Fruit Co- op Feed Plant, Lawrencetown. He enjoyed fishing, camping and carpentry work. Louis loved the water and his favorite pastime was combing the beach. He loved his family dearly, especially his grandchildren. He is survived by his former wife, Ruth, Mount Hanley; daughters, Debra (Tim) ADAMS, West Torbrook; Ashley SPECHT, Medicine Hat, Alta.; son, Aubrey, Wilmot; sisters, Louise TITUS, North Range; Marjorie BARKHOUSE, Mount Hanley; Verna TAYLOR, Markerville, Alta.; brother, Henry (Roseanne) SPECHT, Sudbury, Ont.; grandchildren, Shane and Braden ADAMS, and Kendra SPECHT. He was predeceased by sisters, Vivian TURNER, Lois COOLEN, Elsie BARKHOUSE; brothers, Alton, Clyde Jr. and Frederick in infancy. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Sunday, January 13, in Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448, where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, January 14, Rev. Bob Billings officiating. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery, Port George, followed by a reception in Port George Recreation Centre. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Soldiers Memorial Hospital or the charity of choice. On-line condolences may be made through: www.middletonfuneralhome.com

2008 Stephen Anthony EVANS

died on Sunday, January 13, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames EVANS, GATES, HUDGINS, MOSHER, WHITMAN

EVANS, Stephen Anthony "Steve" - 46, Hatchet Lake, Halifax Co., passed away Thursday, January 10, 2008, at home. Born in Digby, he was a son of Roy and Katharine (WHITMAN) EANVS, Kingston. In early years he worked on the family farm and later joined the Royal Canadian Navy, training as a cook. After leaving the Navy, he was a meat cutter and cook for a period of time in various locations. Stephen also worked with his mother as a salesman in her business "Ewe Wear" for several years. Most recently he was employed at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Stephen's outgoing personality was an asset in any position he held. Surviving, besides his parents, are sisters, Cynthia (Allan) GATES, Abbotsford, B.C.; Katharine (Bert HUDGINS) EVANS, Kingston; brothers, Herbert (Thania) and David (Julie), both of Kingston. He was predeceased by his life partner, Oran MOSHER. By request, visitation will not take place. A celebration of Stephen's life will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 16, followed by a reception in Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448, Mr. George LeBlanc officiating, with interment at a later date. A memorial service will also take place at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, day and time to be announced later. Donations in Stephen's memory may be made towards a bursary through the Middleton Funeral Home. On-line condolences may be made through: www.middletonfuneralhome.com

2008 Jeanne Doreen PIERCE

died on Monday, January 14, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BAILEY, LUMSDEN, PIERCE, SPURR

PIERCE, Jeanne Doreen - 72, Bear River East, passed away January 12, 2008, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Round Hill, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd and Violet (BAILEY) SPURR. Jeanne was a member of Bear River East Baptist Church and a member of the W.M.S. in Clementsvale. She worked at CFB Cornwallis as a CRII for 12 years. She is survived by her husband, Howard "Bud"; daughter, Janet LUMSDEN, Calgary; sons, Michael, Bear River East; Peter, Bruderheim, Alta.; grandchildren, Rick, Jason, Jordan, Shaun; brother, Tom SPURR. She was predeceased by sisters, Bette and Lorrayne. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. this evening in Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday in Clementsvale Baptist Church with Rev. David Hopper officiating, assisted by Pastor Herb Anderson. Interment will be in Clementsvale Cemetery. Donations in Jeanne's memory may be sent to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to a charity of one's choice. E-mail condolences may be sent to: KAULBACHFH@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2008 Vance Gordon MULLEN

died on Tuesday, January 15, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames HAMILTON, HILL, MACFARLANE, MULLEN, ROBERTSON

MULLEN, Vance Gordon - 61, Deerfield, Yarmouth Co., passed away January 12, 2008, in Halifax. Born in Havelock on April 9, 1946, he was a son of the late Thomas and Pearl (HILL) MULLEN. Vance was a teacher and principal for 30 years. He was an avid golfer, bowler and curler. He was a volunteer firefighter, past chairman of the Yarmouth Boys and Girls Club, as well as past president of the Yarmouth Golf and Country Club. Vance is survived by daughter, Tracey (Robert) HAMILTON, Bedford; sons, Peter MULLEN, Deerfield; Michael (Jo-lynn MacFARLANE) MULLEN, Riverview, N.B.; brothers, Thomas MULLEN, Havelock; Eric MULLEN, Havelock; and six grandchildren. He was predeceased by wife, Cheryl ROBERTSON, and brother, Pat MULLEN. Visitation will be today from 7-9 p.m. in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth. Funeral service will take place Wednesday, January 16, at 2 p.m. in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel with Rev. A.D. "Bill" Newell officiating. Burial will take place in Chebogue Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in memory of Vance. The family wishes to thank Dr. Molinari and the staff of the MSICU, VG Site, QEII, for their care and support at this difficult time. E-mail condolences may be sent to: sweenys@ns.aliantzinc.ca or you may sign the guest book on-line at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.net

2008 Virginia Marie BANKS

died on Wednesday, January 16, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BANKS, BESANSON, CARROLL, COCHRANE, COMEAU, COURTNEY, EISNOR, NAPIER, PEARL, SAULNIER, SMALL

BANKS (COMEAU), Virginia Marie "Ginny" - 79, Torbrook Mines, passed away Monday, January 14, 2008, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, after a brief illness. Born in Comeauville, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Arcade and Margaret (SAULNIER) COMEAU. Ginny retired in 1992. She lived in Torbrook Mines all of her married life and was a very active member of the community, as well as being an active member of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party. She was the recipient of a Volunteer of the Year Award from the County of Annapolis for all of her years of dedication and work at the Three Rivers Community Centre. Ginny enjoyed knitting, quilting, sewing, and most recently her computer. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend who was always willing to help others. Surviving are daughters, Mona (Mark) PEARL, Kentville; Janet (Thomas) SMALL, Aylesford; Darlene (Troy) EISNOR, Torbrook Mines; sons, Dwight, Windsor; Eric, Torbrook Mines; Nelson (Nancy), Berwick; sisters, Odile (Cyril) COURTNEY, Halifax; Rose (Paul) NAPIER, Queensland; Leona (Ralph) CARROLL, Lower Sackville; brothers, Raymond, Comeauville; Delbert (Shirley), Brookfield; Ralph (Mariette), Comeauville; grandchildren, Erin, Evan, Meghan, Lindsay, Amanda, Selina, Ross, Thomas, Danielle, great-grandchild, Destiny; sisters-in-law, Reta BANKS and Wanda BEZANSON, both of Kingston; brothers-in-law, Neil (Barbara) BANKS, Kelowna B.C.; Charles COCHRANE, Edmonton, Alta.; many nieces and nephews. Ginny's family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Paul McGuire as well as the staff at Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Middleton, for the care they provided over the last several months. Cremation has taken place and by request there will be no visitation. A memorial mass will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, January 19, in St. Monica's Roman Catholic Church, Middleton, Father Gerald Saulnier officiating. A reception will follow in the parish hall. Private interment will take place in Torbrook Mines United Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Three Rivers Community Centre or Soldiers' Memorial Hospital. On-line condolences may be made through: www.middletonfuneralhome.com

2008 Viola M. BOURQUE

died on Thursday, January 17, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BABINE, BOURQUE, CLAIRMONT, DOUCET, MUISE

BOURQUE, Viola M. - 88, Mavillette, died January 16, 2008, at home. Born in Melbourne, she was a daughter of the late François Céléno and Léonise Cerita "Eunice" (CLAIRMONT) DOUCET. Her main interests were cooking and art (painting). Surviving are sons, Patrick, Mavillette; Elmer, Fredericton; brother, John, Au Logis d'Meteghan; sisters, Pauline MUISE, Yarmouth; Angèle BABINE, Cedar Lake; grandchildren, Michelle, Elmer, Eric, Lisa. She was predeceased by husband, Albany; son, Paul; sisters, Cerina, Rosemarie, Frances, and Leah. Visitation will be 2-4, 7- 9 p.m. today in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday in St. Vincent de Paul Church, Salmon River, Rev. Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Parish Fund.

2008 Mary Arsena BELLIVEAU

died on Saturday, January 19, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BELLIVEAU, COMEAU, CONNELL, SAULNIER

BELLIVEAU, Mary Arsena - 96, Weymouth, died peacefully January 18, 2008, at home surrounded by her family. Born in Meteghan River, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Odelie (COMEAU) COMEAU. Mary was an artisan and made many quilts and crocheted table cloths. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who lived in Weymouth for most of her life. Surviving are sons, Joe (Joyce) BELLIVEAU, Oshua, Ont.; Paul (Carol) BELLIVEAU, Courtice, Ont.; Jerry (Joanne) BELLIVEAU, Weymouth; daughter, Lucille SAULNIER, Weymouth; brother, Elie COMEAU, Meteghan River; sister, Rose Emma (Louis) O'CONNELL, Meteghan; grandchildren, Hector, Michael, Karen, Joey, Colleen, Brian, Sandra, and David; 15 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Henry, in 1992; brothers, Antoine, Louis in infancy, Arcade; sisters, Antoinette in infancy, Emelda, Celestine, and Cecile. Arrangements are under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Home. Visitation at the family home starting Sunday and Monday afternoons at 2 p.m. with prayers at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday evenings. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph Church, Weymouth, Father Marek Pecak officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Priests for Life or a charity of choice.

2008 M. Elizabeth JEDDRY

died on Saturday, January 19, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Hearld Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames JEDDRY, MAILLET, SAULNIER

JEDDRY, M. Elizabeth - 87, Tideview Terrace, Digby, formerly of Cape St. Mary, passed away January 18, 2008, in Tideview Terrace, Digby. Born in St. Alphonse, she was a daughter of the late Cyriac and Lottie (SAULNIER) JEDDRY. She is survived by sons, Edouard, Halifax; Adolphe, St. Alphonse; George, Cape St. Mary; Norman, Maison au Coucher du Soleil, Saulnierville; daughter, Loretta MAILLET, Saulnierville Station; brother, Charlie, St. Alphonse; two grandchildren; four great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, William; son, Gerald in infancy; two grandchildren; brother, Augustin; sister, Baltide. Visitation Sunday from 7-9 p.m. in Meteghan Funeral Home with funeral service Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Alphonse Church, Rev. Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

2008 Lawrence Reginald TRASK

died on Saturday, January 19, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BISSONETTE, LANGILLE, ROY, SMITH, TRASK

TRASK, Lawrence Reginald - 1912-2008. The death of Lawrence occurred following an illness of one week, in Digby General Hospital on Thursday, January 17, 2008. He was the eldest son of the late Reginald and Stella TRASK, Little River. Lawrence was a well-respected gentleman of the community, always willing to help when needed. He worked most of his life with the Commercial Travellers Association covering the Maritime provinces. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Left to mourn are his son, Rex (Beulah) TRASK, Little River; grandchildren, Christopher (Kathy) TRASK, Burton, N.B.; Derek (Tammy) TRASK, Okotoks, Alta.; stepgrandchildren, Juanita (Bobby) LANGILLE, Fredericton, N.B.; Janice (Dale) BISSONETTE, Glenda (Kevin) ROY, Shelley (Charles) SMITH, all of Truro; nine great-grandchildren; one niece and several nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Freda (1999); granddaughter, Candice Dube (1998); two sons in infancy, and his brother, Leland (Yarmouth). Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Little River Baptist Church, where the funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Rev. Jack Carter and Rev. Audrey Carter will officiate, with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, Little River. A reception will follow immediately following the funeral service in the vestry of Little River Baptist Church. Donations in memory can be made to Little River Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Special thanks are given to the doctors and nurses of Yarmouth Regional Hospital and Digby General Hospital. On-line condolences: jaynesfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2008 Regina Mary OUTHOUSE

died on Monday, January 21, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames CLARK, DEMERS, DUGAS, GAUDET, NICHOLS, OUTHOUSE

OUTHOUSE, Regina Mary - 95, Tideview Terrace, Digby, and formerly of Centreville, Digby Co., passed away January 17, 2008 in Tideview Terrace. Born in Roxville, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Alphia J. and Julian (GAUDET) DUGAS. Regina and her husband Carman lived in Toronto for 20 years until their retirement, and then moved to Centreville, where they resided. Regina was a member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby. Surviving are daughter, Lucile (Gerald) DEMERS, London, Ont.; son, Carman Wilbur Jr. (Penny) OUTHOUSE, Conway, Digby Co.; son-in-law, Neil NICHOLS, Smith's Cove, Digby Co.; sister, Bertha (Raymond) CLARK, Ottawa, Ont.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Carman; daughter, Doris; sisters, Margaret, Doris; brothers, Ira, Oscar, Edward, Carman, and Trueman. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday from St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby. Father Keith Billard will officiate with burial in Madonna Cemetery, Marshalltown. Family flowers only. Donations in memory can be made to Tideview Terrace, Digby or to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. On-line condolences may be sent to: jaynesfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2008 Primrose Florence DOUCETTE

died on Tuesday, January 22, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BARRETT, COMEAU, DOUCETTE, DREW, PATTERSON, POTTIE

DOUCETTE, Primrose Florence - 79, Marshalltown, Digby Co., passed away Saturday, January 19, 2008, in Digby General Hospital. She was a loving mother and devoted wife who received and gave so much joy at family gatherings, who was very strong in her faith, and who will be sadly missed. Born in Marshalltown, she was a daughter of Oscar and Edith COMEAU. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Jesse DOUCETTE; children, Alwin DOUCETTE, Marshalltown; Sherwin DOUCETTE, Marshalltown; Doreen (Les) BARRETT, New Minas; Rodney (Linda) DOUCETTE, Brighton; Roger (Fern) DOUCETTE, Hillsburn; 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; sisters, Nellie DREW, Marshalltown; Ann PATTERSON, Greenwich. She was predeceased by daughter, Carolyn POTTIE; grandchildren, Matthew BARRETT and Dustin DOUCETTE. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 8 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church, Marshalltown, Father Keith Billard officiating. Interment in Madonna Cemetery, Marshalltown. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church, Marshalltown.

2008 Lawrence Reginald TRASK

died on Wednesday, January 23, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames FULDE, GIDNEY, MILBURY, THURBER, TIDD, TRAKS, TUTTS, WOOLER

TRASK, Lawrence Reginald - Little River, Digby Co., passed away January 17, 2008. A funeral service was held January 21, 2008, in the Little River Baptist Church, Little River, Digby Co. Surviving family members that we inadvertently omitted were: sisters-in-law, Avis GIDNEY, Ella TIDD; nieces, Ann FULDE, Carolyn (Ritchie) MILBURY, Cathy (John) THURBER, Cheryl (John) TUFTS, Bonnie (John) WOOLER; nephews, Michael (Gwen) TRASK, Reid GIDNEY, Randy TIDD, Kevin TIDD; special caregiver, Germain O'Brien. The family apologizes for this error.

2008 Lena MAILLET

died on Saturday, January 26, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames AMIRAULT, CUMMINGS, FREEMAN, MAILLET, PERRY, ROBICHEAU

MAILLET, Lena - 86, formerly of Bangor, N.S., died January 25, 2008, in La Villa Acadienne, Meteghan. Born in Saint John, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Moise and Margaret (AMIRAULT) PERRY. Surviving are her children, Elaine MAILLET (Ben), Bangor; Allen (Germaine) MAILLET, Meteghan Station; Russell (Denise) MAILLET, Eel Lake; Ronnie (Joan) MAILLET, Concession; Lois MAILLET (Irenée), Meteghan; sister-in-law, Cecile ROBICHEAU; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Elie; brother, Alfred ROBICHEAU; sisters, Verna CUMMINGS and Mae FREEMAN. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday in Sacred Heart Church, Saulnierville, Rev. Paul Belliveau officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.

2008 Catherine Mary SAUNDERS

died on Saturday, January 26, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames AMERO, BALTZER, BOWE, HEIGHT, IRVIN, SAUNDERS, WEST

SAUNDERS, Catherine Mary "Kay" - 90, Auburn, passed away Friday, January 25, 2008, in North Hills Nursing Home, Granville Ferry. Born in Plympton, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late George and Cynthia (HEIGHT) AMERO. Kay was a faithful member of St. Mary's Anglican Church, Auburn for many years. She enjoyed cooking and entertaining in her home. Kay also enjoyed gardening and going to "The Brook" to fish. She is survived by her daughters, Beverley BALTZER, Port Williams; Beatrice (Eugene) IRVIN and Darlene (Kevin) BOWE, both of Auburn; grandchildren, Shawn, Pamela, Timothy, Deborah, Vicki, Darrin; seven great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Betty AMERO, and very good friend, Arthur WEST, Aylesford. She was predeceased by her husband, Victor; daughter, Christine; brothers, Arnold and Kenneth; sisters, Bertha, Agnes, Alma and Lucy. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Sunday, January 27, in Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825- 3448. The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, January 28, in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Auburn, Rev. Charles Bull officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Anglican Church Cemetery, Auburn. By request, family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church or a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be made through: www.middletonfuneralhome.com

2008 Mary ELLIS

died on Monday, January 28, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BERGE, BROWN, ELDRIDGE, ELLIS, FORREST, LEBLANC, THERIAULT, VANDEN, WENTZELL

ELLIS, Mary "Esther" - 82, Clementsport, passed away January 26, 2008, at home. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late William and Laura (LeBALNC) THERIAULT. Surviving are daughter, Carol ELLIS, Clementsport; granddaughter, Cheryl (Glen) FORREST, Digby; great- granddaughters, Jennifer FORREST and Jesseka FORREST; several nieces and nephews, including David (Judy) WENTZELL, Dianne (Andy) VANDEN BERGE, Greg (Rikki) ELDRIDGE, Greg ELLIS, Ricky ELLIS, Anne BROWN. She was predeceased by her husband, William Arthur; sisters, Mary Florence ELDRIDGE, Margaret "Peg" WENTZELL; brother, Lou THERIAULT. Visitation 2- 4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby, where the funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Father Keith Billard will officiate. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society.

2008 Linda Frances WHEELER

died on Monday, January 28, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BRYSON, BUTTON, FOOTE, HAIGHT, HERBERT, REISTAD, THIBODEAU, WHEELER

WHEELER, Linda Frances - 57, Annapolis Royal, formerly of Plympton, passed away peacefully in her sleep on January 26, 2008. She was a daughter of Marion (THIBODEAU) and the late George FOOTE. Linda faced her daily challenges with a smile and determination. Her family and the many friends who visited and helped her were the bright points of her life. She is sadly missed by daughters, Tanya (Darrell) HERBERT, Tammy (John) WHEELER; brothers and sisters, Owen (Diane) FOOTE, Martin (Lena) FOOTE, Gary (Martina) FOOTE, Rose (Mel) BUTTON, Rick (Alma) FOOTE, Stephen (Diane) FOOTE, Brian (Susan) FOOTE, Faye (Boyd) HAIGHT, Brenda (Arnie) REISTAD, Donna (John) BRYSON, Dave (Angie) FOOTE, Dean FOOTE; five grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, and her friends that became her family at Annapolis Royal Nursing Home. She was predeceased by her infant sister, Sheila, and half-brother, George. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Jayne's Funeral Home, and where the funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brian Injury Association of Nova Scotia or Annapolis Royal Nursing Home, Annapolis Royal.

2008 William Thomas GERRARD

died on Tuesday, January 29, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames GERRARD, KROPP, MARSHALL, REEVES

GERRARD, William Thomas "Bill" - 77, Digby, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 28, 2008, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Hamilton, Ont., he was a son of the late Joseph and Edna (KROPP) GERRARD. Bill served in the Royal Canadian Navy for 21 years, and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Digby. He was also a member of the Digby Golf Club, which was one of his favourite pastimes. Bill is survived by his loving wife, Edith (MARSHALL) Gerrard; brother, Joseph, Vernon, N.Y.; Donald, Stoney Creek, Ont., as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Bill was predeceased by sister, Edna REEVES, and brother, Gordon. Cremation has taken place and no visitation by request. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations in Bill's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of choice. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Serenity Funeral Home & 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

2008 Ralph Wilfred McCULLOUGH

died on Tuesday, January 29, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames ADAMS, DUGAS, HANDSPIKER, INGERSOLL, MARSHALL, MCCULLOUGH, NAULGER, NEUKIRCH, OUTHOUSE, RICE, STEELE, STEWART, TRIMPER

McCULLOUGH, Ralph Wilfred - 85, Riverdale, Digby Co., passed away Friday, January 25, 2008, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. He was born in Hassett, Digby Co., to Sebry and Alicia (MULLEN) McCULLOUGH. He was a member of Southville Church of Christ. He was employed with the Comeau sisters in Southville for 20 years, and as a woodsman in Riverdale and New France before being employed as a school bus driver until his retirement. He enjoyed gardening and feeding the birds, making lawn ornaments, and always had grandchildren, nieces and nephews around. Surviving are his wife, Florence (STEELE) McCULLOUGH; daughters, Joan (Lou) OUTHOUSE, Westport, Digby Co.; Joyce (Donnie) DUGAS, Digby; Lesley HANDSPIKER, Yarmouth; son, Anthony (Susan) McCULLOUGH, Digby; grandchildren, Nathan (Sherry) OUTHOUSE, Jeremy, Sarah and Rachel OUTHOUSE, James (Tracy) McCULLOUGH, John McCULLOUGH, Jennifer and Samantha DUGAS, Michaela NEUKIRCH, James (Tanya) STEWART, Amanda STEWART, Lane and Ervin; stepgrandsons, Ross and Ryan ADAMS; nine great- grandchildren; brothers, Vernon and Basil; sisters, Freta TRIMPER, Lennie MARSHALL, Wynona NAULGER, Phyllis STEWART. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Freeman, Herbert, Willis, Keith, Gordon and Elton; sisters, Mildred RICE, Armina INGERSOLL, Ruby NAULGER, and three siblings in infancy. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Southville Church of Christ, where funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Mr. Lou Outhouse will officiate, with burial in Southville Church of Christ Cemetery. Donations in memory can be made to Southville Church of Christ of a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. E-mail condolences to: jaynesfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2008 Robert Bruce WRIGHT

died on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames CALLAHAN, CHIASSON, DOIRON, MALLOY, PARDY, PARKER, POWER, SAMSON, THIBEAU, WRIGHT

WRIGHT, Robert Bruce - 58, Petit de Grat, passed away on January 25, 2008, at home. Born in Digby, he was a son of Norman and Phyllis (POWER) WRIGHT of Digby. Bruce worked at St. Ann Hospital in Arichat for 10 years as an x-ray and lab technician. He was also a Civil Servant for the Department of Community Services for 13 years. Bruce was a Provincial NDP candidate in 1978, as well as an active member of KOC Council 4607, West Arichat. He served as a board member and associate member of the Isle Madame Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 150, Arichat. He was a former member of the Richmond District School Board, and sat on the Board of Directors of the St. Joseph's Credit Union in Petit de Grat. He was awarded the Queen Scout from Scouts Canada, of which he was extremely proud. He is survived by his former wife, Janasta DOIRON WRIGHT, Louisdale; daughters, Stacey WRIGHT-THIBEAU and Shari WRIGHT (companion Richard PARKER), both of Petit de Grat; brothers, Roger, Ontario; Leigh (Gloria), Bear River; Jon (Bernadette), Riverview, N.B.; brother-in-law, Daniel (Cathy) DOIRON, Port Hawkesbury; sisters-in-law, Edwina (Raymond) MALLOY, Arichat, and their children Jackie SAMSON, Jennie PARDY, Ray MALLOY and Janasta CHIASSON; Rose (Howard) SAMSON, Petit de Grat, and their children Wayne, Shawn and Ron SAMSON; grandchildren, Kristen CALLAHAN, Eric THIBEAU, Tori PARKER, and Riley PARKER. He was predeceased by brothers, Neil and Blair. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held in Our Lady of Assumption Church, Arichat, on Friday at 3 p.m. with Rev. Duane Devereaux officiating. Memorial donations can be made to Isle Madame Veterans' Comfort Fund. A reception will follow the service in the Isle Madame Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 150, Arichat. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. On-line condolences or to light a candle in memory of Bruce can be done on-line by going to: www.chboudreau.com

2008 Reta Ann FROST

died on Thursday, January 31, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BARNABY, DERBY, FROST, STANTON, TITUS

FROST, Reta Ann - 48, Freeport, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2008, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of Ruth (TITUS) BARNABY, Westport, and the late Leslie BARNABY. Reta spent her whole life helping others in a variety of occupations, which included personal care worker (PCW) and a paramedic with the Long and Brier Island Ambulance Service. She was later employed at Brier Island Whale and Seabird Cruises. In her leisure time, she enjoyed camping, family gatherings and singing. Reta was a person of very deep faith, who dearly loved her husband, Troy; daughters, Brittany, Freeport (Mike STANTON, Rossway); Shannon, Digby; Felicia, at home; grandchildren, Andrew and Brody. She is also survived by brothers, Herbert (Lynda) BARNABY, Kitchener, Ont.; Carl (Pamela) BARNABY, Bruce (Laurie) BARNABY and Clayton (Shelley) BARNABY, all of Freeport; Rodney (Micki) BARNABY, Smith's Cove; sisters, Jane (Arden) DERBY, Westport; Ann BARNABY, Digby; 22 nieces and nephews and five great-nieces and nephews. By request of the family, there will be no visitation. Funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday, February 3, in Westport Baptist Church, Mr. Craig Glavin and Rev. David Ingersol officiating. Interment will be in Hilltop Cemetery, Westport. By request, family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to The Lodge That Gives, Halifax, or Digby General Hospital. On-line condolences may be made through: www.middletonfuneralhome.com

2008 Robert Anthony Douglas O'FLAHE

died on Thursday, January 31, 2008 Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames FLAHERTY, LAMING, WATERMAN

O'FLAHERTY, Robert Anthony Douglas - 66, Digby, passed away with his family at his side in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax, on Thursday, January 31, 2008, at 12:15 p.m. Born in Verdun, Que., he was a son of the late Roy and Violet (LAMING) FLAHERTY. He loved his family and friends, all children and animals. Robert is survived by his brother, Roy; his former wife, Diane; his children, Ross, Colleen and Karen and their spouses, and his grandchildren, Mitchell, Danielle, Erin, Allison, Aiden, Emily, and Connor. Also surviving him are his favourite nieces, Gail, Donna and Rosemary; nephew, Patrick, and numerous other well-loved nieces and nephews. Best friends, Andy and Helen will also be grieving with us. Robert was predeceased by his brothers, Phillip and Fred. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today and 12-2 p.m. Sunday in Annapolis Valley Funeral home, 34 Coldbrook Village Park Dr. (Exit 14), Coldbrook. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday in Culloden Baptist Church, Culloden, Digby Co., Pastor Nathan WATERMAN officiating. Interment in Culloden Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Robert's memory may be made to any children's charity. On-line condolences may be made through: www.annapolisvalleyfuneralhome.com

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