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Digby obituaries for April 2008


2008 Carl Joseph DARRIS

died on Wednesday, April 2, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BOYD, CAMPBELL, DARRIS, FOSTER, GREGORY, HAZELTON, KELLY, MCCORMICK, MCMAHON, SELIG

DARRIS, Carl Joseph - 81, Mountain Lea Lodge, formerly of Bear River, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2008, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Boston, Mass., he was the oldest child of the late Otis J. and Mary L. (HAZELTON) DARRIS. Carl lived his early years in Digby. After serving in the Canadian Air Force for several years, he went to work for Fairey Aviation in Dartmouth. Later in life, he became a successful salesperson for Diversy Corporation (Canada) Limited. Carl had many hobbies and interests throughout life. He was an accomplished artist, working mostly in oils. He also did leather tooling and wood carving. He loved boating, fishing and gardening. He was a Boy Scout leader for many years. After living in Calgary, Alta., he and his wife, Marie moved back to Nova Scotia and lived in several areas including Dartmouth, Truro, South Rawdon and Upper Cunard, where they were known for their hospitality, developing many lasting friendships. After his wife became a resident of Tideview Terrace Nursing Home in Digby, Carl moved to Bear River where he remained until he moved to Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown. Carl was a member of Digby United Baptist Church, and a former member of First Baptist Church, Dartmouth, and Kentville United Baptist Church. He also served in several Masonic Lodges in Nova Scotia. He is survived by brothers, Otis (Belle), Coldbrook, Garry (Elaine BOYD), New Minas; sisters, Helen (David) CAMPBELL, Brenda (Ron) KELLY, Admiral Rock, Noel Shore; Joan (Robert) FOSTER, Brackley, P.E.I.; several nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Myrtle SELIG, Audrey McMAHON, and Lynn GREGORY; brother-in-law, Lionel (Lucie) McCORMICK. He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Marie (McCORMICK) DARRIS. Carl will be best remembered for his love and devotion to his wife, Marie. There will be no visiting by request. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Bridgetown. The Masonic Lodge will hold their service 1:30 p.m. Friday, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. with Rev. George Neily officiating, both in Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Bridgetown. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River. Donations in memory may be made to the United Baptist Women's Missionary Union, c/o Parker's Cove United Baptist Church, R.R. 3, Granville Ferry, NS B0S 1K0, or to a charity of one's choice. E-mail condlences may be sent to: KAULBACHFH@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2008 Debra Jane SCOTT

died on Wednesday, April 2, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BOOTH, SCOTT, VANSTONE

SCOTT, Debra Jane - 52, Bear River, passed away March 30, 2008, at home. Born in Toronto, Ont., she was the daughter of Jack VANSTONE, Oakville, Ont., and the late Janet "Pearl" VANSTONE. Debra moved to Nova Scotia in June 1999, from Wasaga Beach, Ont. She was a volunteer and would give support to those with cancer. She supported the Christian Children's Fund, and sponsored a child in Ethiopia. Debra was a strong advocate to change the young offenders act. She is survived by her common-law husband and caregiver, Gord BOOTH. She was the mother of Kelly Jane SCOTT, Dartmouth, and Wayne SCOTT, Black Point; grandmother to Wyatt and Savanna. There will be visitation 12-2 p.m. Thursday in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, where funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Rev. Donald Robertson officiating. Interment in Morganville Cemetery. Family and friends are welcome to sign the guest book or leave an audio message at: www.mem.com

2008 Marie Olive Perpetur BROWNING

died on Friday, April 4, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BROWNING, THIBAULT

BROWNING (THIBAULT), Marie Olive Perpetue - 85, Grosses Coques, died peacefully in Yarmouth Regional Hospital on Thursday, April 3, 2008. Born in Grosses Coques on March 6, 1923, Olive was the daughter of the late John and Lizzie THIBAULT. Her early years were spent in Massachusetts, U.S.A., before her family returned to Grosses Coques where she attended grade school, and then high school at Sacred Heart Academy in Meteghan, and the Maritime Business College in Halifax. Olive served in the armed forces as a clerk in Halifax from 1943-1946. Following her marriage to Chuck in 1946, the couple lived in many postings across Canada and in Germany before settling in Grosses Coques when Chuck retired in 1971. She was predeceased by her husband, Chuck. She is survived by children, John (Marilyn), Grosses Coques; Danny (Patricia), Oliver, B.C.; Wendy, Vancouver, B.C.; grandchildren, Shari (Jeff), Karyn (James), and Kim; brother, Carl (Irene), Whycocomagh, and their children Russell and Carlene. For many years Olive taught swimming and figure skating. She was a 60 year Legion member. Olive loved her cats, gardening, reading, trips to Frenchy's and the buck store, and collecting dolls. Cremation has taken place. Family will have visitation in Meteghan Funeral Home on Monday, April 21, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass in St. Mary's Church, Church Point, on Tuesday, April 22, at 11 a.m. Donations may be made to St. Mary's Church Fund or Yarmouth Regional Hospital Fund.

2008 M. Elizabeth BLINN

died on Tuesday, April 8, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BLINN, BOUDREAU, COMEAU, DOUCET, GALLAGHER, GAUDET

BLINN, M. Elizabeth - 86, of Belliveau Cove, passed away April 6, 2008, in the Digby General Hospital. Born in St. Bernard, she was a daughter of the late Edouard and the late Annie (DOUCET) GAUDET. Surviving are her children, Irene (Normand) BOUDREAU, Belliveau Cove; Annette (Peter) COMEAU, Marshalltown; Juliette BLINN, Marshalltown; nephew, Eugene GALLAGHER, Hilltown; grandchildren, Marc (Nicole) BOUDREAU, Kevin (Johanne) COMEAU, Keith (Annette) COMEAU, Scott (Lana) COMEAU. She was predeceased by her husband, Auguste, and sisters Madelaine, Laurette, Èvangéline and Irène infancy. Visitation will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Meteghan Funeral home. Funeral will take place 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Bernard Church, with Rev. Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Interment will be in the Parish Cemetery. Donation may be made to Parkinson Society Canada, Maritime Region or St. Bernard Cemetery Fund. No flowers by family request.

2008 Evelyn N. CROMWELL-LANGFORD

died on Wednesday, April 9, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BISHOP, CROMWELL, LANGFORD, MUNROE

CROMWELL-LANGFORD, Evelyn N. - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Evelyn N. CROMWELL-LANGFORD of Digby. Born in 1925 to Dale and Margaret CROMWELL (Southville), Evelyn is survived by daughters, Wilhelmina LANGFORD-BISHOP and Christine LANGFORD-MUNROE, both of Mississauga, Ont., as well as eight grandchildren and nine great- grandchildren. She was surrounded by her family when she passed away peacefully in Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga, Ont., on April 5, 2008, at 2:05 a.m. She was predeceased be her husband, Richard LANGFORD, and son Harold Joseph CROMWELL LANGFORD (Weymouth Falls). Funeral service will be held in St. Theresa's Parish, Southville, on Friday, April 11, at 10 a.m. The viewing will take place in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth, on Thursday, April 10, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. She will be sadly missed and never forgotten by all who loved her, may God rest her soul.

2008 Doris Elizabeth CLARK

died on Thursday, April 10, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames CLARK, HARDWICK, JOHNS, PICKUP

CLARK, Doris Elizabeth - 89, Northhills Nursing Home, Granville Ferry, formerly of Digby, passed away April 6, 2008, in the home. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Helen (PICKUP) HARDWICK. She served in the Canadian Army. She enjoyed traveling around the world in her later years. She enjoyed crafts such as knitting. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. She is survived by daughters, Diane, British Columbia; Janie, Waterville; Susan JOHNS, Karsdale; sons, David, Wilmot; Larry, Alberta; Robert, East York, Ont.; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Annette CLARK. She was predeceased by her husband, George CLARK; son, Raymond CLARK; daughter, Barbara in infancy; sister, Margaret. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Friday and funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, both in Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal, with Rev. Donald Robertson officiating. Interment will be in Stoney Beach Cemetery, Granville Beach. Donations in memory may be sent to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. E-mail condolences to: KAULBACHFH@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2008 Miriam Josephine McCULLOUGH

died on Thursday, April 10, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BAILEY, FROST, GIDNEY, MCCULLOUGH, OSWALD, PLEASANT, STEWART, WALKINS

McCULLOUGH, Miriam Josephine "MiMi" - 77, Mink Cove, Digby Co., passed away April 8, 2008, at 11:30 p.m. in Digby General Hospital, Digby, joyous reunion of our mother and father at Heaven's Gate. Born in Mink Cove, she was a daughter of the late Conrad and Maria (BAILEY) GIDNEY. MiMi loved life. Her interests were wide and varied. She was an avid curler and it pleased her to share her love for the game when teaching young curlers. Golfing, gardening and scrabble were enjoyed by her as well. As a member of the Seniors Club, she spent some happy hours playing Scrabble with her friends there. She loved music and often expressed it by playing the piano and singing. MiMi was often the life of the party and those who loved her and knew her will miss her dearly. She is survived by son, Beverley Russell (Debra), Embrun, Ont.; Roger Thomas, Digby; Gidney Mark, Mink Cove; daughters, Allalie (Ian) STEWART, Mississauga, Ont.; Rebecca Rae (Keith) FROST, Tiddville; special niece, Judy Lynn PLEASANT, Digby; grandchildren, Teddy, Todd, Tara, Christopher, Jeffery, Andrea, and Ryan; five great-grandchildren, and was Grammy to Abby and Adam; sister, Margaret WALKINS, Guelph, Ont.; Janet (Deiter) OSWALD, Mink Cove; brother, Ingram (Bev) GIDNEY, Digby. She was predeceased by her husband, Russell A. McCULLOUGH; brothers, Bailey, Paul, and Richard; sister, Judy, and granddaughter, Deneane. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in the Anglican Church in Digby with Rev. William Bert officiating. Cremation will follow with interment at a later date. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. Flowers will be accepted and donations in memory may be sent to the Digby Neck First Responders. E-mail condolences may be sent to: KAULBACHFH@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2008 Helen Gertrude COMEAU

died on Monday, April 14, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BAILEY, COMEAU, GERMAINE, HAIGHT, HERSEY, WAMBOLT

COMEAU, Helen Gertrude - 76, Culloden, Digby Co. passed away Saturday, April 12, 2008, in Tideview Terrace. Born in Culloden, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Vesta HERSEY. She enjoyed bingo and playing skipbo with her sister Anne. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family. She is survived by sons, David (Janet) Cornwallis; Randy, Culloden; Bruce, Ontario; daughters, Jenny COMEAU (Matthew BAILEY), Digby; Cathy (Caleb) HAIGHT, Port Hawkesbury; Joanne COMEAU (Jack WAMBOLT), Digby; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; sister, Anne GERMAINE. She was predeceased by her husband, James "Jimmie" COMEAU; sisters, Bessie, Marie, Mary, Alice; brothers, Joseph, Robert, William. Cremation has taken place. No visitation. Funeral service Tuesday 11 a.m. April 15, in the Roman Catholic Church, Digby, Father Keith officiating. Family flowers only. Donations maybe made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice.

2008 Matthew Ronald James HARRIS

died on Monday, April 14, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BREMNER, DURLING, HARRIS, HEIGHT, RICHARDSON, SAULNIER

HARRIS, Matthew Ronald James - January 25, 1986-April 11, 2008. Bear River. He was the son of Ronald and Leslie HARRIS, Bear River. He is survived by sister, Sarah (Ben DURLING); niece, Lyndi HARRIS; maternal grandparents, "Pappy Dan" and Marilyn (RICHARDSON) BREMNER; several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by uncles, Allen HEIGHT and Dale HARRIS; four cousins; paternal grandparents, Fred and Marie (SAULNIER) HARRIS. Matt was in the process of becoming a police officer and was turning out to be a fine young man. Known affectionately as "Chuckles", anyone who knew him or ever heard his laugh will never forget him. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday in Calvary Baptist Church, Plympton, Pastor Steve Stone officiating. Interment in Waldec Cemetery, Deep Brook. Donations in memory may be made to Calvary Baptist Church or Lung Association of Nova Scotia. Family and friends can sign the on-line guest book at: www.mem.com

2008 Edouard Joseph THÈRIAULT

died on Thursday, April 17, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames COUSINEAU, GAGNON, MELANSON, THÉRIAULT

THÉRIAULT, Rev. Edouard Joseph - 82, Belliveau Cove, died in Yarmouth Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 15, 2008, in his 57th year of priesthood. Born December 9, 1925, in Saint-Boniface, Man., he was the son of the late William Joseph THÉRIAULT and Edna Grace MELANSON. After graduating from College Saint-Anne, Church Point, he entered Holy Heart Seminary, Halifax, and was ordained priest on June 24, 1951, for the Archdiocese of Halifax, beginning his ministry in St. Thomas Parish, Joggins, 1951-1956. Three years after the foundation of the Diocese of Yarmouth, he requested his incardination in the new Diocese (1956). He was appointed vice-chancellor and chancellor for Yarmouth diocese (1956- 1966). During that time and until his partial retirement in 1991, he was parish priest in St-Alphonse, Wedgeport, Salmon River and Shelburne. During the last years of his priestly ministry, he presided Sunday mass in Corberrie, and served ecclesiastical appointments in the Diocese of Yarmouth, as president of the deanery and the priests' senate, was a member of the college of consultors and diocesan administrator. Father Eddie THÉRIAULT is survived by his sister, Thérèse THÉRIAULT COUSINEAU, Verdun, Que.; his brother-in-law, Jean GAGNON, and by nephews and niece, Pierre and Jeanne COUSINEAU, Louis and Jacques GAGNON. He was predeceased by his brother priest, Father Louis; his sisters, Jeanne and Adèle. Visitation in St-Bernard Church on Sunday, April 20, 3-9 p.m. with prayer vigil at 8 p.m., and on Monday, April 21, 10 a.m. until funeral mass at 2 p.m., Bishop Claude Champagne, O.M.I. officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations to Société Saint-Pie X - Yarmouth Diocese, foundation for retired priests. Arrangements entrusted to Meteghan Funeral Service.

2008 Dorothy Mae BAILEY

died on Friday, April 18, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BAILEY, ENGLISH, HECTOR, HILL, MILLER, PATTERSON

BAILEY, Dorothy Mae - 87, Digby, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, April 16, 2008, with her loving family by her side. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late Agnes MILLER. Dorothy worked at Allan Fisheries for several years and also for Vincent Snow. She was a member of Acaciaville Baptist Church and Women's Auxiliary, enjoyed playing bingo, and volunteered for many harvest suppers held in the area. Dorothy is survived by daughters, Alfreda (Ronnie) HECTOR, Saint John, N.B.; Patricia (Gary) HILL, Montreal; Janice, Digby; sons, Dick (Angela), Digby; Webster (Sharon), Halifax; Dana (Gail), Digby; 30 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruth (Byron) PATTERSON, Halifax; Ruby, Digby; and Jean, Halifax. Besides her mother, Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Alfred BAILEY; daughter, Joan ENGLISH; son, Carl, and sister, Agnes "Toe" MILLER. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by request. The funeral service will be held in Acaciaville Baptist Church on Saturday, April 19, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Iona Crawley officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses or Acaciaville Baptist Church. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Serenity Funeral Home & Crematorium, P.O. Box 239, Port Williams, NS B0P 1T0. Cards and letters of sympathy may be sent to this address or on-line at: www.serenityfuneral.com

2008 Clotilde Marie COMEAU

died on Friday, April 18, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames COMEAU, GERMAINE, LUICIANE, MELLOR

COMEAU, Clotilde Marie - 88, Ashmore, Digby Co., passed away April 16, 2008, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank, and grandson, Christopher. She is survived by daughters, Anita (Bob) GERMAINE, Carol (George) LUICIANE; sons, Robert "Bob" (Louise) COMEAU, David (Verna MELLOR) COMEAU; 10 grandchildren; 18 great- grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Weymouth, Father Marek Pecak officiating. Donations in memory may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses or a charity of your choice. Family flowers only. Family and friends may sign the guest book on-line at: www.mem.com May she rest in peace.

2008 Stephen Ernest EDMONDS

died on Friday, April 18, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BURKE, CORMIER, EDMONDS, GREENE, MELANSON, OFFICER, RIGGS

EDMONDS, Stephen Ernest - 33, May 3, 1974 - April 1, 2008. With deepest sorrow we announce the sudden passing of our son, Stephen, in Wabasca, Alta. Stephen was the much loved son of Roger EDMONDS and Marie (RIGGS) EDMONDS-GREENE. Stephen was born in Halifax, moved to Digby County, and spent many years in Bear River. Stephen attended school in East Lawrencetown, Bear River, Digby, Annapolis, and Brockville, Ont. An honour graduate of Grenville Christian College, he was the recipient of several awards, including "Prefect of the year 1994" and was proud to serve as salutatorian for the graduating class of 1993-1994. After graduation, he settled in Ottawa for a number of years with his wife, Rebecca Lyn OFFICER. For the last two years, he worked in northern Alberta. Stephen always had a love for the woods, fishing, camping, and drawing. He extremely enjoyed his trips into White Sand Lake, Digby Co., so he was very much at home in the wilds of Alberta. His very favourite pastime was cooking and barbecuing for whomever he could, whenever he could. He was becoming quite the "Chef". His wonderful zany sense of humour and his smile could light up an entire room. He will be ever so sadly missed. He is survived by his parents, Marie and Roger; sisters, Leanne MELANSON (Gerald), Andrea EDMONDS, Shannon CORMIER (James); stepfather, Burton GREENE; stepmother, Lynn EDMONDS; stepbrother, Philip GREEN; stepsister, Jaymie BURKE (Paul); half-brothers, Joshua and Sam EDMONDS, and half-sister, Sarah EDMONDS. Family viewing in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Halifax. The funeral service will be held in Advent Christian Church, Bear River, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, with Pastor Waterman and Pastor Ken Perkins officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River. Reception to follow in Advent Christian Church. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mental Health Association of Nova Scotia, Mood Disorders Clinic. On-line condolences may be sent to: condolences.snow@ns.aliantzinc.ca

2008 Roseanne FOURNIER

died on Friday, April 18, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames DEVILLER, FOURNIER, GAVEL, HERDMAN, LEBLANC, MUISE, ROBICHEAU, SAULNIER

FOURNIER, Roseanne - 86, Saulnierville Station, died April 16, 2008, at home. Born in Bear River, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Baromé and Emely (DeVILLER) LeBLANC. Surviving are children, Nicky (Susie) FOURNIER, Little Brook; Gloria HERDMAN, Saulnierville; Eleanor (Delbert) SAULNIER, Saulnierville; Linda (Joe) GAVEL, Comeauville; brother, Israel LeBLANC, Saskatchewan; sisters, Beulah ROBICHEAU, Meteghan; Toni MUISE, Yarmouth; Corinne LeBLANC, Tusket; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, John; son-in-law, Norman; brothers, Levi and Everett. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday in Sacred Heart Church, Saulnierville, Rev. Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch, or Victorian Order of Nurses.

2008 C. Francois "Frank" THERIAULT,

died on Saturday, April 19, 2008 Obituary contained surnames DEVEAU, THERIAULT

THERIAULT, C. Francois "Frank" - 92, La Villa Acadienne, Meteghan, formerly of Quebec, passed away April 19, 2008, in the villa. Born in Saulnierville, he was a son of the late Delphie and Fanny (DEVEAU) THERIAULT. He served with the Canadian Armed Forces during the Second World War from 1940-1945, and as an auto mechanic in Halifax. Surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Alfred; sisters, Rosilda and Elizabeth. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral will be held at a later date in Sacred Heart Church, Saulnierville. Donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.

2008 Margaret Elizbath BAXTER

died on Saturday, April 19, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BAXTER, HODGSON, JONES, LEWIS, MCINNIS, RANKINE, WHITE

BAXTER, Margaret Elizabeth "Peggy" - 76, Digby, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 16, 2008, in Tideview Terrace, where she had been a resident with her late husband, Murray, for several years. Born in Fredericton, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Margaret A. (HODGSON) and James RANKINE. Before coming to Digby, she resided in Yarmouth. In her early working years, she was a teller with the Bank of Nova Scotia, Digby. Later she was a member of the staff of the Digby Pines for many years. She was a member of Trinity Anglican Church, Digby. Before becoming a resident of Tideview Terrace, Peggy was a volunteer at the Bethany Bargain Bin. Peggy always welcomed into her home the many friends of her sons from hockey and ball teams where they could count on having a good meal before a game. Peggy was predeceased by Murray BAXTER, her husband of 55 years, on January 3, 2008. She is survived by 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.; sister, Barbara (Bruce) WHITE, Charlottetown; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her oldest sons, Murray and Graham; brothers, James Ronald and Wilfred RANKINE; sisters, Mildred JONES and Gloria McINNIS. Family visitation will be held today from 7-9 p.m. and public visitation will be held Sunday, April 20, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 21, all in Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby, Rev. Donald Robertson officiating. Interment in Forest Hills Cemetery, officiated by Father William Burt. Family flowers only. Donations may be made in Peggy's memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book on-line at: www.mem.com

2008 Mary Margaret DOUCETTE

died on Saturday, April 19, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames DOUCETTE, DURLING, THIBAULT

DOUCETTE, Mary Margaret - 90, Silver's Rest Home, Berwick, formerly of Kentville, passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2008, in the home. Born on May 13, 1917 in Doucetteville, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Asa and Catherine THIBAULT. She was a member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Kentville. She had been employed for several years as a store clerk. Her passions were time spent with family and friends at the cottage and a good game of cards. She is survived by sister, Susie DOUCETTE, Yarmouth; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, James "Jim"; an infant daughter; sister, Lucy DURLING; brothers, Alcide and Louie. There will be no visitation by family request. The funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 21, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Kentville, Father Craig Christenson officiating. Burial will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, Kentville. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Silver's Rest Home for their care, kindness and compassion. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. Donations in memory may be made to St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Kentville. On-line inquiries may be directed to: www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com

2008 Philip Arthur LeBLANC

died on Saturday, April 19, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames LEBLANC, SAULNIER

LeBLANC, Philip Arthur - September 18, 1931 - April 17, 2008. Philip Arthur LeBLANC of Calgary, Alta., beloved husband of the late "Toni" LeBLANC, passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2008, at the age of 76 years. Philip was born in Weymouth to Frederick Joseph and Mary Lorette LeBLANC (SAULNIER). Further announcements later with service information near the end of May by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 Elbow Dr. S.W., Calgary, AB T2S 2L5, telephone: 1-800-661- 1599.

2008 Carl Douglas YOUNG

died on Saturday, April 19, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames DOUCETTE, MILLER, ROGERS, YOUNG

YOUNG, Carl Douglas - 60, Smith's Cove, passed away April 15, 2008, in Baltimore, Md. He was a son of the late Gerald and Kay YOUNG. Carl was a loving husband, father and a good friend to all who knew him. He had a lifelong career in truck driving, was a huge NASCAR fan, and loved Tim Horton's. He is survived by wife, Susan DOUCETTE, and son, Bradley, Smith's Cove; sister, Roselyn (Bill) ROGERS, Bedford; brothers, Kevin (Caroline), Smith's Cove; Timothy (Michel), Hull, Que.; brother-in- law, Ed (Trudy) MILLER, Kingston; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Brenda, and brother-in-law, Danny DOUCETTE. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Monday, April 21, in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in Smith's Cove Baptist Church, Pastor Mark Cress officiating. Interment in Smith-Sulis Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Smith's Cove Fire Department or a charity of one's choice. Family and friends may sign the guest book on-line at: www.mem.com

2008 Oscar W. MOREHOUSE

died on Monday, April 21, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames LEANDER, MAINS, MOREHOUSE, TURNER

MOREHOUSE, Oscar W. - 95, Hantsport, passed away in Victoria, B.C., on March 4, 2008. Born in Centreville, Digby Co., he was the son of the late Nelson and Ada MOREHOUSE. During the Second World War he served with the RCAF in Britain and North Africa. A machinist by trade, he was employed for many years in Hantsport and later in Wolfville. He was a Past Master of the Masonic Lodge, P.D.D.G.M., and recipient of the 50 year Jewel. He is survived by nieces, Elaine LEANDER and Gwen MAINS, both of United States. He was predeceased in 2006 by his beloved wife, Ruth (TURNER), and earlier by sisters, Rita, Vera and Murial (all of the United States). Throughout all their retirement years in Victoria, he and Ruth had frequent contact with their many friends in Nova Scotia, and with the Hantsport Baptist Church as members. Their cremated remains have returned "home" for interment in Riverbank Cemetery, and a memorial service for both of them will be held on April 30 at 2 p.m. in Hantsport Baptist Church, Rev. Dan Jamer officiating. Family flowers only. Donations in their memory may be made to the church or a charity of choice. A private family graveside service will follow.

2008 C. Francois THERIAULT

died on Monday, April 21, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames DEVEAU, THERIAULT

THERIAULT, C. Francois "Frank" - 92, La Villa Acadienne, Meteghan, formerly of Quebec, passed away April 19, 2008, in the villa. Born in Saulnierville, he was a son of the late Delphie and Fanny (DEVEAU) THERIAULT. He served with the Canadian Armed Forces during the Second World War from 1940-1945, and as an auto mechanic in Halifax. Surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Alfred; sisters, Rosilda and Elizabeth. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral will be held at a later date in Sacred Heart Church, Saulnierville. Donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.

2008 Elizabeth Bell CROSS

died on Monday, April 21, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BELL, CONRAD, CROSS, CROUSE, MARSHALL

CROSS, Elizabeth Bell - 86, Windsor, Hants Co., formerly of Digby, Digby Co., passed away Saturday, April 19, 2008, after a lengthy illness in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late Leigh and Bessie (BELL) MARSHALL. Betty was a graduate of Digby High School. During most of her adult life she served as a health care provider in various hospitals throughout the province of Nova Scotia. For many years Betty was an active member of the Upper Vaughan Hospital Auxiliary. She was also faithful member of the Upper Vaughan Baptist Church. Betty was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Vernon; sister-in-law, Pearl CONRAD, Liverpool; niece, Joyce CROUSE, Mississauga, Ont.; nephews, Fred CONRAD, Okotoks, Alta.; James CONRAD, Fairview, and Terry CONRAD, Liverpool. She was predeceased by brothers, Alford, Kenneth and Winston, and sister, Florence. Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lohnes Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798- 8317). There will be no visitation by request. A graveside service will be held at a later date. Her husband, Vernon, wishes to express his appreciation to the doctors and staff of both the Valley Regional Hospital and Hants Community Hospital for their dedication during Betty's time in hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Betty may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 5161 George St., 7th Floor, Halifax, NS B3J 1M7, or Canadian Diabetes Association, 137 Chain Lake Dr., Suite 101, Halifax, NS B3S 1B3. Private messages of condolence may be made in the "guest book" at: www.familycare.ca

2008 Joseph BOONE

died on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BOONE, BROOKSIDE, DALEY

BOONE, Joseph - 78, Digby, passed away peacefully on April 19, 2008, in Digby Hospital. He was born in South River, N.L., on September 5, 1929, to the late Alfred and Beatrice BOONE. As a young man Joe fished off Spotted Island, Labrador, and helped make barrels with his grandfather until he came to the mainland where he joined the navy and had a full career. After retirement he worked for the Digby Post office. All who knew him enjoyed his sense of humour. Joe will be sadly missed by his loving and supportive wife of 56 years, Winnifred (DALEY); son, Mark (Wendy) BROOKSIDE; grandsons, Antony and Adam; brother, Melvin, N.L.; many other extended family members. Joe was predeceased by brothers, Ebenezara and Lawton; sisters, Emmie and Elsie. Cremation has taken place with care and assistance of Serenity Funeral Home & Crematorium. No flowers or visitation by request. A funeral service will be held Saturday, April 26, at 2 p.m. in Digby Baptist Church, Rev. Donald Robertson officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Donations to Digby Hospital Palliative Care or Victorian Order of Nurses.

2008 Anne Marie DEVEAU

died on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames COMEAU, DEVEAU, MELANSON, WHITE

DEVEAU, Anne Marie - 84, Cottage Celeste, Meteghan, formerly of Saulnierville Station, passed away April 20, 2008, in Tideview Terrace, Digby. Born in Meteghan Station, she was a daughter of the late Radolph and the late Frances (MELANSON) COMEAU. She enjoyed playing cards and was a former member of Les Dames Patronesses. Surviving are daughters, Rovina (Walter) DEVEAU, Saulnierville Station; Connie (Eric) MELANSON, Church Point; brother, Edward, Meteghan River; sisters, Véronique MAILLET, Meteghan Station; grandchildren, Ian WHITE and Greg WHITE; and one great-grandchild on the way. She was predeceased by husband, Delile; daughters, Geraldine, Joyce, Doris, all in infancy; brother, Bernadin; sisters, Bernadette, Deneige, Régine, and Angèle. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral at 11 a.m. on Thursday in Sacred Heart Church, Saulnierville, Rev. Paul Belliveau officiating. Interment at the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.

2008 Joan Elizabeth HARRIS

died on Wednesday, April 23, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames ADDINGTON, BUNKER, FARNSWORTH, HARRIS, NESBITT, STANTON

HARRIS, Joan Elizabeth - 68, Tidal View Manor, Yarmouth, formerly of Little River, Digby Co., passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2008, in the manor, surrounded by her immediate family and the caring staff. Born November 14, 1939, in Whale Cove, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Darrell and Kathleen (STANTON) BUNKER. Joan loved life, was very musical, and in spite of her sight disability, she could play a variety of instruments, including the piano and the accordion. She also loved dancing - there's no question that she's dancing a jig in heaven. Surviving are sisters, Evelyn (Arnold) NESBITT, Little River; Hazel FARNSWORTH, Digby; Debra (Billy) ADDINGTON, Little River; brothers, Clifford (Elsie) BUNKER, Tiddville; Murray BUNKER, Digby; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Arthur HARRIS, as well as by brothers, Darrell and Larry. Cremation has taken place, and a memorial service will be held at a later date at Joan's home in Little River, Digby Co. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind or to a charity of choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Yarmouth, where messages of condolence may be left for the family at: www.huskilson.net

2008 Marion Jane DOUCETTE

died on Thursday, April 24, 2008 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames DOUCETTE, GIDNEY, MOORE, ROBICHEAU, SEELEY, THIBAULT, THIBODEAU

DOUCETTE (THIBAULT), Marion Jane - 85, Conway, Digby Co., passed away April 20, 2008, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late Reid and Alma (THIBODEAU) THIBAULT. Surviving are daughter, Deanna MOORE, Digby; son, Wayne (Kendra GIDNEY) DOUCETTE, Conway, Digby Co.; sisters, Nora SEELEY, Black's Harbour, N.B.; Dolly (ROBICHEAU) THIBAULT, Meteghan, Digby Co.; Serethie THIBAULT, Rossway, Digby Co.; brother, Johnny Reid THIBAULT, Ashmore, Digby Co.; grandchildren, Natasha, Amanda, Denver, Crystal, Angie, and Raymond; six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by son, Reginald DOUCETTE Jr. No visitation by request. Graveside service will be held 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, Father Marek Pecak will officiate. Donations in memory can be made to Digby General Hospital. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book at: www.MeM.com

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