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Monday June 6, 1988
Chronicle Herald
GALLANT, Helene - 80, Arichat, formerly of New Waterford and St. Joseph du Moine, died Sunday at home. Born in St. Joseph du Moine, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Rose (Chaisson) Desveaux. She was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Arichat. She is survived by her husband, Charlie Joe; five sons, Bernard, Thomas, Vince, all of Calgary; Alvin, Hampton, N. B.; Andrew, Alberton, P. E. I.; six daughters, Rose, Dartmouth; Pauline (Mrs. Cyril Boudreau), Mrs. Marg Samson, Celeste (Mrs. Phil Boudreau), all of Petit de Grat; Annette (Mrs. Art Petrie), Laval. Que.; Claudette (Sister of St. Martha); a brother, Albert, New Waterford: seven sisters, Adele Desveaux, St. Joseph du Moine; Catherine Chaisson, Grand Etang; Lucy Ann Aucoin, New Waterford; Rose Alice Boudreau, Sydney; Lena Chaisson, Antigonish; Sophie Desveaux, Jeanette Doucette, both of Ottawa; 36 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brother, Joseph. The body is in C. H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat, visiting 2-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Funeral will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Arichat, Rev. Hugh MacDonald officiating. Burial in parish cemetery.

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Charles A. Grimes -Mar 11, 1981
River Bourgeois - Charles A. Grimes, 83, of River Bourgeois, died Monday in City of Sydney Hospital, Sydney. Born in Boston, Mass., he was a son of the late Alfred and Pauline (Fougere) Grimes. He is survived by his wife, the former Genevieve Boucher; a son, Carol, River Bourgeois; a sister, Mrs. Louise Sampson, Boston, Mass.; and three grandchildren. The
body is in his residence in River Bourgeois. Funeral service will be in St. John the Baptist Church, River Bourgeois, 10 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in the parish Cemetery.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/27/95

GAUDET, JOSEPH (NELSON)
GAUDET, Joseph (Nelson) - 56, Port Hawkesbury, died April 24, 1995, in Strait Richmond Hospital. Born in Concession, Digby Co., he was a son of Louise (Landry) Gaudet, Yarmouth and the late Gerald Gaudet. He managed Central Trust
for many years and was active in the community. He was past president of the Curling Club and Arthritis Society and was a member of the Inverness School Board for several years. He was a 3rd degree Knight of Columbus and a renowned
chowder chef. Surviving are his wife, the former Isabel Scott; daughters, Michelle, Toronto; Melissa (Mrs. Pierre Cloutier), Cold Lake, Alta.; son, Mark, Halifax; stepchildren, Brenda (Mrs. Darren Boudreau), Halifax; Linda (Mrs. Robert Burke), St. Peter's; Blair, Port Hawkesbury; brothers, Aaron, Halifax; sisters, Diane Saulnier, Yarmouth; Phyllis Sweetapple, Halifax; two
grandchildren. Visitation 7-9 p.m. tonight in H.M. Huskilson Funeral Home, Yarmouth. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday in Notre Dame Church, Yarmouth. Burial in Yarmouth Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Diabetes Association.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 05/24/95

GOODWIN, ERVINE REEDE

GOODWIN, Ervine Reede - 74, Yarmouth, died May 22, 1995, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Lower Argyle, Yarmouth County, he was a son of the late Alonzo and Freedonia (Hamilton) Goodwin. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion branch 61, Yarmouth. He was a fisherman all his working life. Surviving are daughters, Margaret (Mrs. Farrell Higby), Marsha, Yarmouth; son, Christopher, Yarmouth; brother, Lee,
Ontario; sister, Anna (Mrs. Lionel Landry), Yarmouth; a grandson. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Anna Moffatt; daughter, Heather; brothers, Arnold, Ernest, Gerald, Hermon, Erskin; sisters, Adena, Cora. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, legion service 7:30 p.m. tonight, funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, all in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth, Rev. J. Symonds officiating, assisted by Paul Branscombe. Burial in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery, Yarmouth. Donations to any charity.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/10/96
Category: News

GRAY, MARY LILA
GRAY, Mary Lila - 67, Halifax, passed away, December 9, 1996, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site, after a short illness and courageous struggle. She was the daughter of the late Dr. Joseph and Agnes Landry, also of Halifax. She worked several years with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Ottawa. She later worked with the Department of Employment and Immigration as a project officer, travelling the province of Nova Scotia in their job creation branch. She is survived by daughters, Lynda-Anne (Peter Fletcher, Ottawa); SueEllen (Gerry McCarron, Ottawa); Nancy-Lou, Halifax; son, John (Susanna Prentiss, Dartmouth); grandchildren, Asha, Danny, Sean, Julia and Devon; sister, Linda Partington (Bob, Halifax); brothers, Joe Landry (Geraldine, Vineland, Ont.), Paul Landry (Mary, Fairfield, Conn.); John Landry (Colleen, Halifax) and
Peter Landry (Margo Wilkinson, Dartmouth). She was predeceased by infant daughter, Mary-Jo; sister, Nancy Hubley. She leaves behind many cousins, nieces, nephews and devoted friends, both near and far, who loved her for her generosity and vibrant sense of humour. Her nurturing spirit and selfless devotion touched the lives of all who were fortunate enough to have known her. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, with visiting on Wednesday, December 11, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, December 12, at St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, 3473 Dutch Village Rd., Rev. John Williams officiating. Burial of ashes will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Lawrence Family Centre.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/10/96

GRAY, MARY LILA
GRAY, Mary Lila - 67, Halifax, passed away, December 9, 1996, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site, after a short illness and courageous struggle. She was the daughter of the late Dr. Joseph and Agnes Landry, also of Halifax.
She worked several years with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Ottawa. She later worked with the Department of Employment and Immigration as a project officer, travelling the province of Nova Scotia in their job creation branch. She is survived by daughters, Lynda-Anne (Peter Fletcher, Ottawa); SueEllen (Gerry McCarron, Ottawa); Nancy-Lou, Halifax; son, John (Susanna Prentiss, Dartmouth); grandchildren, Asha, Danny, Sean, Julia and Devon; sister, Linda Partington (Bob, Halifax); brothers, Joe Landry (Geraldine, Vineland, Ont.), Paul Landry (Mary, Fairfield, Conn.); John Landry (Colleen, Halifax) and Peter Landry (Margo Wilkinson, Dartmouth). She was predeceased by infant daughter, Mary-Jo; sister, Nancy Hubley. She leaves behind many cousins, nieces, nephews and devoted friends, both near and far, who loved her for her
generosity and vibrant sense of humour. Her nurturing spirit and selfless devotion touched the lives of all who were fortunate enough to have known her. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, with visiting on Wednesday, December 11, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, December 12, at St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, 3473 Dutch Village Rd., Rev. John Williams officiating. Burial of ashes will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Lawrence Family Centre.


Robert Gibson- Apr 18, 1981
River Bourgeois- Robert Glen Gibson, 45, of River Bourgeois died Friday. Born in Brandon, Man., he was a son of Samuel and Kelsie (Platford) Gibson. Surviving besides his wife Joy are two sons, Alan and Donnie, both of River Bourgeois;
three daughters, Kathie, Halifax; Barbara and Jennifer, both at home; a sister, Mrs. Beverly Page, Winnipeg. He was predeceased by a son Douglas Glen. The body will be in Alex A. Morrison's Funeral Home, St. Peter's, after 5 p.m. today.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday in St. Peter's United Church, Rev. Dan Gunn officiating, with cremation to follow.




13 March 1992

GIRROIR,Raymond Peter-82,West Arichat,Richmond Co.,died Friday in Strait Richmond Hospital,Evanston.Born in Arichat,he was a son of the late Jean Baptist and Mabel(Girroir)Girroir.He was a member of Co-operative Associations.He is survived by two sisters,Mrs.Sophie Samson,Petit de Grat;Sister Nancy Girroir,Moncton,N.B.;two brothers,Thomas,OFM Cap.,Cacouna,Que.;Rev.Conrad Girroir,West Arichat.He was predeceased by five sisters,Sister Eva Mae,Genevieve,Petronille,Sophie,Eva Mae in infancy;four brothers Amedde,William,Euclid,Edmund.The body is in C.H.Boudreau Funeral Home,Arichat,visiting 1-2:30pm today.Funeral will be 3pm today in Immaculate Conception Church,West Arichat,Rev.Conrad Girrior and Rev.John J. MacDonald officiating.Burial will be later in parish cemetery.Donations may be made to Immaculate Conception Church, West Arichat.


GOYETCHE GODFREY- 86,Worcester,Mass.,died March 22,1996,in Memorial Hospital.Worcester.Born in Cape Auguet,he was the son of the late Arthur and Emily Ann (DeCoste)Goyetche.In his early years,he followed a seafaring career on fishing schooners,sailing out of the ports of Montauk,N.Y.,and Gloucester,Mass.Surviving are sister,Ida Stone,Arichat;brother,Arthur,West Bay;numerous nieces and nephews.He was predeceased by stepbrother,Wilfred;brothers,Clarence,Delore;sister,Mary Louise.
Cremation has taken place.Memorial service and burial will be held at a later date in Our Lady of Assumption Cemetery,Arichat.



January 10, 1998; page D14
GOYETCHE, Mary Almeda
GOYETCHE, Mary Almeda - 70, Louisdale, Richmond Co., died January 9,  1998, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Louisdale, she was a  daughter of the late Lawrence and Margaret (Linden) Samson. She was a  resident of Everette, Mass., for 42 years, retiring to Louisdale 10 years ago.  She was a member of St. Louis Parish, Louisdale. Surviving are her husband,  Eugene (Bucky); sisters, Beatrice MacNeil, Mount St. Vincent Guest House,  Halifax; Sister Bertha Mae Samson, F.D.G., Sydney; Marie Vermette,  Bristol, R.I.; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters,  Mary Almeda, Florence Margaret Ross, Edna Boyd; brother, Alfred.  Cremation has taken place. Funeral at a later date. Donations to Kidney  Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch. Arrangements entrusted to Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.


Sept. 05, 1998;   page D27

GOYETCHE, Raymond Alexander - 76, Halifax, died peacefully in QEII Health Sciences Centre on September 3, 1998. Born in Cape Auguet, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Miller and Almeir (Boudreau) Goyetche. He was a veteran of the Second World War having served in the Canadian Army. He was an employee with Yellow Cab for many years retiring in 1992. He enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting. He is survived by his wife, Margaret (Martell); sons,Barry  and Kevin, Halifax; daughters, Rosalyn and husband Murray Edmunds, Halifax; Heather and  husband Robert Lynch, St. Margarets Bay; granddaughters, Tracy and Shauna Edmunds,
Miranda and Kate Goyetche, Halifax; Rebecca and Marissa Lynch, St. Margarets Bay; sister, Gladys Boudreau, Burlington, Mass.; brothers, Clarence and Eddie, Cape Auguet; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Freddie and Walter; sisters, Priscilla Goyetche, Rita Martell, Freda Landry, Isabelle Olsen and Emma Goyetche; stepmother, Mary Goyetche. Funeral will be 9:30 a.m. today, September 5, in St. Michael's Church, Herring Cove Road, Rev. Ronald Cairns officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch, or Canadian Diabetes Association.
Arrangements entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Halifax.



 

November 13, 1998;   page D13

GOYETCHE, M. Evangeline (Eva) - 90, Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home, formerly of Antigonish Manor, died November 12, 1998, in the home. Born in Cape Auguet, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Alcide and Alexina (Samson) Goyetche. She worked in the United States for many years. Upon returning to Canada, she worked as housekeeper for priests in Petit- de-Grat, Arichat, Brook Village and Antigonish until her retirement. Surviving are sisters, Margaret (Eugene) White, Louisdale; Anita White, Moncton, N.B.; brothers, Joseph (Dorothy), Bathurst, N.B.; Alfred (Helen), Dartmouth. She was predeceased by sisters, Eliza, Germaine, Theresa; brothers, Joseph and Charles in infancy, David, Peter, Amedee, Raymond. Visitation 2- 4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Rev. Bill Crispo officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home or the charity of choice.


Feb. 24, 1999; page C03

GAGNON, Joseph Valerien "Frenchy" - 70, Louisdale, Richmond Co., passed away peacefully, February 23, 1999, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born April 24, 1928, in St. Felicien, Que., he was a son of the late Ludger and Eva (St. Gelais) Gagnon. He was a member of St. Louis Roman Catholic Parish, Louisdale. He was a employed as heavy equipment operator/ mechanic for H.H. Latimore Construction, Canso Excavators, Beaver Construction and various other construction companies. Surviving are his wife, Roseanne, Louisdale; son, Fred, Moncton; granddaughter, Candace, Moncton, N.B.; sisters, Marie, St. Felicien; Normande, Montreal. He was predeceased by brothers, Georges, Phillipe, Ulysse; sisters, Mariette, Yvonne, Rose, Georgette, Valerienne. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Glen Sampson Memorial Room, Louisdale. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday in Louis Roman Catholic Church,
Louisdale, Rev. Charles Cameron officiating. Burial to follow in St. Louis Parish Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations to St. Louis Parish Cemetery fund or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.



 

October 29, 1999

GOYETCHE, Richard J. - 50, St. Peter's, died Tuesday, October 26, 1999, suddenly in the Strait mRichmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Boston, Mass., he was a son of Stella (Harvey) and the late Elmer Henry Goyetche. Surviving are his mother, Stella, Watertown, Mass.; brothers, Paul, San Jose, Calif.; Michael, Nahant, Mass.; sister, Jeanette; brother-in-law, Gerry Hoffman; niece, Gina; nephew, Luke, all of America Canyon, Calif.; aunt, Valerie Goyetche, St. Peter's; several cousins in Canada and the U.S.A. Richard was a graduate of Boston State College and taught school in Georgetown, Mass. for several years. He later moved to Cape Breton, where he had deep roots and loved to be. His remains will be resting in the River Bourgeois Funeral Parlor on Saturday 2-9 p.m. with funeral on Sunday at 2 p.m. in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, River Bourgeois, Rev. Sandy MacNeil officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, St. Peter's. Donations in Richard's memory may be made to any charity.


June 09, 2000

GERRIOR, Alice Christina - 76, Lundy, Guysborough County, died Wednesday, June 7, 2000, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Lundy, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Minne (Gerrior) De Young. She was a member of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Larrys River. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed baking and cooking for
her family and friends. Surviving are her husband, Simon Gerrior, at home; sons, Douglas (Florence), Gellen; Wilfred (Joy) and Brian (Joanna), all of Halifax; daughter, Carmelita De Young Gerrior, Montreal; sisters, Nina (Mrs. Wayne Martell), Sackville; Ola (Mrs. Wellsh Dobson), Wallace, Pictou Co.; Muriel De Young, Spryfield; Lena (Mrs. Angus Walker), Saint John, N.B.; Mabel Langille, Isaacs Harbour; grandchildren, Christopher Gerrior, Kimberly Gerrior and Robert "R.J." Gerrior; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Wilfred, Joe, Donald and Gary. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Larrys River, Rev. Charles J. Donovan officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements are entrusted to G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, Country
Harbour


Sept. 20, 2000

GERRIOR, Sarah Anne "Annie" - 83, Burlington, Ont., formerly of Halifax, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2000, in the Maple Villa Long Term Care Centre, Burlington. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late Alvin and Amanda (Bellefontaine) Arthur. We are filled with great sadness at the passing of our loving, dear mother, grandmother and great- grandmother. She will be lovingly remembered always by daughters, Betty-Ann Mallett and husband Fred Norman, Burlington, Ont.; Denise Gerrior, Burlington, Ont.; daughter-in-law, Susan Spurr, Halifax; son, Fred Gerrior, Halifax; sisters, Cecelia Swinimer and husband Dave, Elizabeth Arthur, Halifax. Lovingly remembered and missed by grandchildren, Christine, Shawn; Kathy, Bruce; Connie; Billy; Nancy, Henry, all of Burlington; Merissa, Halifax. She will also be sadly missed by nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband,
Frederick Patrick Gerrior; son, Tommy Gerrior. Visitation 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, September 21, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, September 24, in St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, Bayers Rd., Halifax, Rev. Thomas White officiating, with interment following in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville


Oct. 03, 2000

GOYETCHE, Charles David "Carl" - 60, 53 Main-a-Dieu Rd., Catalone, died September 30, 2000, in a boating accident. Born in Arichat, he was a son of the late Wilbert and Evangeline (Landry) Goyetche. He was a member of Stella Maris Church, Louisbourg. He was employed as a lighthouse keeper on several stations and was retired from Canada Coast Guard in 1997 with over 40 years service. Surviving are his wife, Brenda (Wadden); sons, David, Westmount; Colin, Catalone; three grandchildren; brothers, James, Louisbourg; Gerry, Main-a-Dieu; Jackie, Sydney; sister, Leona MacDonald, Catalone. Funeral 10 a.m. today in Stella Maris Church, Louisbourg, Rev. Conrad Edwards officiating. Burial in Old Town Cemetery, Louisbourg. Arrangements are under the direction of W.A. Chant Funeral Home, Louisbourg. Donations to the Louisbourg Fire Department.



October 10, 2000

GIRROIR, Lena Marie - 91, Arichat, Richmond Co., formerly of West Arichat, died October 8, 2000, at her residence in St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Born in West Arichat, she was a daughter of the late George and Alma (Fougere) Dorey. Surviving are sisters, Laura Gerard, West Arichat; Virginia Joyce, Louisdale; Martha Murphy, Seattle Washington; Alexina Margotte, Halifax; brothers, Alexie, Willie, Albert, West Arichat; Wilfred, Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband, Willie Girroir; sister, Mary Fougere; brothers, Edmund, Joe, Walter. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today and Wednesday 2-4, 7-9 p.m., both in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral mass 10 a.m. Thursday in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, West Arichat, Rev. Conrad Girroir officiating, assisted by Rev. Ruel Bruno. Burial in Immaculate Conception Parish Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, St. Anne Community and Nursing Care or the Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care.



Lena Elizabeth Gordon - July 12, 2000
Gordon, Lena Elizabeth - 82, Bedford, died July 12, 2000, at home. Born in River Bourgeois, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Minnie (Burke) Sampson. She was a member of St. Ignatius Church and a resident of Bedford for the past 44 years. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Robert; daughter, Donna and husband Earle, Folly Mountain; son, Robert and wife Sharon, Halifax; sisters, Rita Sampson, Susan Stone, Katherine Boyd, all of River Bourgeois; Josephine Cavanaugh, New Glasgow; Cecilia Anastasia, Oregon, Calif.; brothers, James, Whitney, River Bourgeois; Edward, Halifax; Simon, Sydney; grandchildren, Tara, Robert, Brad, Gordon; great-grandchildren Brandon, Justin, McKayla, Matthew, Devon, Danica.
She is predeceased by brothers, Mark, johnny and Gilbert; sister, Margaret Rachel. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday in St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, Bedford, Rev. David MacDonald officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Palliative Care QEII.


Nov. 27, 2000

GRACIE, Leo Joseph - 84, West Arichat, died November 25, 2000, in the Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late James Leo and Christie Jane (Briand) Gracie. He is survived by his wife, the former Sophie Agnes Arsenault; daughter, Rose (George) Caissie, Halifax; sisters, Alice (Alex) MacGillivray; Mary Margaret Budden, Marie Debison, Theresa (James) Allison, all of Glace Bay; brothers, Joe, Glace Bay; James, Montreal; grandchildren, Natalie and Brian. He was predeceased by brothers, Frances and Bobby; sister, Florence; foster son, John Beaton. Visitation and viewing of his remains today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, in IML Funeral Home, 3450 Highway 206, Petit-de- Grat. Funeral mass will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, West Arichat, Rev. Ivan Loignon officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the St. Anne's Veterans Comfort Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society. Members of Legion Branch 150 are asked to meet at the funeral for 1 p.m. to attend the service of their late Comrade.



In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

April 12, 2001

GOYECHE, Alfred John "Fred" - 82, Dartmouth, died April 11, 2001, in Oakwood Terrace. Born in Arichat, he was a son of the late Alcide and Alexina (Samson) Goyeche. He was a successful businessman in Dartmouth for 31 years where he owned and operated Portland Electric's Ltd. He was a long-time member of St. Peters Church and a respected member of Knights of Columbus, holding positions of navigator of the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Assembly and Grand Knight Third Degree Council 3133, Dartmouth. He also gave his time for many years to the Kiwanas Club. He enjoyed curling, golfing and
was a long-time member of both the Dartmouth Curling Club and Brightwood Golf Club. He also enjoyed playing bridge, hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Helen (Fougere); daughters, Donna Barnett, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Nikki and Sarah; Maureen Goyeche, Mississauga; son-in-law, Gary Ward; Janet Goyeche, Dartmouth; son-in-law, Wayne Skinner; sisters, Anita, Margaret; brother, Joseph. He was predeceased by sisters, Germaine, Betty, Teresa, Eva; brothers, Dave, Pete, Amadee, Raymond. He will be fondly remembered for his kind and gentle ways as well as his sense of humor. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Maple Street, Dartmouth. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. A reception will immediately follow in the church hall. Family flowers only,donations to a charity of choice.


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

Monday, December 17, 2001

GEORGE, Harold Christopher Jerome - 58, died December 13, 2001, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Pictou, he was a son of the late Clarence and Hazel (George) George. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughters, Valerie, Arichat; Gina, Louisdale; sons, Christopher (Helen), Derek (Donna), both of Yarmouth; sisters, Rose MacMillan, Arichat; Bonnie Boudreau, Halifax; Barbara (Jerome) George, Toronto; Nellie (John) O'Brien, Petit de Grat; brothers, Percy, Montreal; Elwin (Barbara), Halifax; three grandchildren. He was predeceased by sister, Frances; brother, Manthorn "Tony". Visitation in I.M.L. Funeral Home, 3450 Hwy. 206 Petit de Grat, today from 12 noon until time of funeral mass at 3 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated today in Our Lady of Assumption Parish Church, Arichat, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating, assisted by Rev. Hugh D. MacDonald. Burial to follow in O.L.A. Parish Cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association.


Tuesday, February 26, 2002

GIRROIR, Daniel Thomas - 76, Toronto, Ont., formerly of West Arichat, died February 24, 2002, at home. Born in West Arichat, he was a son of the late Peter and Lily (Poirier) Girroir. He is survived by sister, Amelia Samson (Eric), West Arichat; brother, Pierre A. (Tish), Mulgrave. He was predeceased by brother, Leon. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held in West Arichat at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. On-line condolences can be sent to the family at: c.h.boudreau@ns.sympatico.ca


Friday, April 12, 2002

GAGNON, Ambrose Gerard - 36, L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., died Thursday, April 11, 2002, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Sydney, he was a son of Marcel and Emerise (LeBlanc) Gagnon, L'Ardoise. He was a cook and a member of Holy Guardian Angels Parish, L'Ardoise. He is survived by sisters, Madeline (Ewan) MacDonald, L'Ardoise; Genevieve Gagnon, Halifax; brother, Bernard (Shelley), L'Ardoise; five nephews; step-grandmother, Virginia Gagnon, L'Ardoise. He was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Leonil and Evangeline; paternal grandparents, Theofille and Simonne Gagnon. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held in Holy Guardian Angels Parish Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations to Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, St. Peter's.


Wednesday, June 12, 2002

GEORGE, Clifford Charles - 83, Janvrins Harbour, died June 11, 2002, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Janvrins Harbour, he was a son of the late Charles Alexander and Laura May (Nicolle) George. He served in the 2nd Batt. Pictou Highlanders from January 10, 1941 to October 11, 1945, receiving the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, 1939- 45 War Medal. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 150, Arichat. He is survived by his companion of 29 years, Marion Miller, Janvrins Harbour; daughters, Carol Fougere (Fred), Janvrins Harbour; Laura Trudell (Jay), Waterdown, Ont.; sons, Ulysse (Cathy), Dartmouth; Graham, Calvin (Judy), both of Puslinch, Ont.; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister, Hazel; brothers, Leonard, Harold; daughter-in-law, Trudy Spear.
Visitation in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat, today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 12:30- 1:30 p.m. Funeral service will take place 2 p.m. Thursday in St. John Anglican Church, Arichat, Archdeacon Peter MacRae officiating. Burial to follow in St. John Anglican Church Cemetery. All members of Branch 150, Royal Canadian Legion are asked to meet in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home in Arichat at 1:30 p.m. Thursday to attend the funeral of their late comrade. Memorialdonations to Isle Madame Veterans Comfort Fund.





Wednesday, September 25, 2002

GRANT, Rose Ann - 76, Halifax, died September 13, 2002, at home with her husband and three of her nieces at her bedside. Born in Lower L'Ardoise, Cape Breton, she was a daughter of the late Maurice Sampson and Rebecca (Bona) (Sampson) Pottie. For 28 years she and George resided in Port Hawkesbury where they enjoyed the company of many friends until relocating to Halifax one year ago. Rose Ann was an avid bingo player and strong supporter of the liberal party. She will be remembered as a vibrant individual who accepted everyone just as they are. Besides her husband, Captain George Grant, she is survived by sister, Mary Sampson, Dartmouth; half-brother, Cyril Pottie, Halifax; half-sister, Bernadette Duffy, Chezzetcook; brother-in-law, Harold Hanson, Bedford; niece, Elizabeth (Garnet) Sampson, Sydney. She will always be remembered as "Godmother" by her nieces, Juanita (Michael) Healy, Dartmouth; Deborah (Jay) Campbell, Calgary; Robyn (Ron) Peterson, Cambridge. She was "Aunt Rose" to Luc (Annie) Bigaouette, Richard (Danielle) Bigaouette, Ann (Udo) Stundner and
Marie-Helene Roy, all of Montreal. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by sister, Evangeline Hanson and an infant brother. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, September 28, in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Father John MacIntyre officiating.
Ashes will be scattered at sea near the L'Ardoise Harbour immediately following the service. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society



Thursday, October 3, 2002

GOYETCHE, Lorenzo "Larry" - 82, Halifax, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2002, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Cape Auget, Cape Breton, he was a son of the late James and Maria (Boudreau) Goyetche. Lorenzo was a baker all of his life. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Purcells Cove Road. He was a member of the Senior's Bowling League, South Center Bowlarama. He enjoyed gardening, and was a loving and devoted family man. He is survived by son, Ken (Muriel) Goyetche, Halifax; daughters, Bev (Wayne) Tanner, Minesville; Donna Goyetche, Hammonds Plains; Glenda (Jim) Bartkow, Halifax; brother, Henry (Bridget) Goyetche, Everett, Mass.; sisters, Anita Fougere, Petit de Grat; Jeanne (Willie) Richard, Petit de Grat; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Frances (Rent) Goyetche; brothers, Andrew, Francis, John, Raymond, Gustave, Jeante. Funeral arrangements have
been entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax, where visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Friday. Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church.Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville, Father Yves Marchildon officiating. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.


Sunday, July 28, 2002

GILLIS, Ellen Jane "Nellie" - 86, New Waterford, died July 27, 2002, in New Waterford Hospital. Born in Ingonish, she was a daughter of the late Fidell and Bridget (McIntyre) LeBlanc. Surviving are daughters, Donalda (Murray), Bridget (Charles), Dolores, Carmel (George), Sandra (Joe), Anne (Ian); sons, Fidell (Lucille), Raymond (Linda), Onafary (Mary), John (Allana), Colonel Jerry (Pat), Major Joe (Jacquie); brother, Onafary "Tom"; sisters, Milentie, Rita, Toddy; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, James A.; one daughter; three brothers. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday in Saint Agnes Church, New Waterford. Donations to any charity.
basilr@vjmcgillivray.com


LEONARD GODFREY GILLIS

The death of Leonard Godfrey Gillis, 68, of Loch Side, Richmond County, occurred on Tuesday, May 29, 1990 at Strait Richmond Hospital in Evanston. Born in Rocky Bay, he was the son of the late Laughie and Clara (Kehoe) Gillis. He was a member of the Indepen-dent Order of Foresters Court #114. He is survived by his wife, the former Kathleen Margaret Keating, an adopted son Joel at home, one step sister Arline (Mrs. Don Lemire) California, two brothers Harold, Rocky Bay and
Austin, Brookline, Mass. He is predeceased by a step brother Junie. The body rested at the C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home in Arichat. The Funeral Mass was held from St. Hyacinth's Church in D'Escousse on Friday, June 1. Officiated by Rev. Conrad Girroir. Buiral followed in the Parish Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home Ltd., in Arichat.



GILLIS, Kathleen Margaret   70, Lochside, Richmond Co, died April 2,1996 at home.  Born at
Rocky Bay, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Elma (Latimer) Keating.  Surviving are son, Joel, at home; sisters, Mary (Mrs. Mort McGrath), Arichat; Joan (Mrs. Ambose Gerrior), West Arichat; Beulah (Mrs. Dan Sampson), Truro; brothers George, Rudolph, Bill, Rocky Bay.  She was predeceased by her husband Leonard; brothers, Gus, James, Wilfred, Lawrence; sisters, Gladys, Mary.  Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday in St. Hyacinth Church, D'Escousse, Rev. J.J. MacDonald officiating.  Burial in parish cemetery.  Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.  Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaer.

Thursday, October 3, 2002

GOYETCHE, Lorenzo "Larry" - 82, Halifax, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2002, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Cape Auget, Cape Breton, he was a son of the late James and Maria (Boudreau) Goyetche. Lorenzo was a baker all of his life. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Purcells Cove Road. He was a member of the Senior's Bowling League, South
Center Bowlarama. He enjoyed gardening, and was a loving and devoted family man. He is survived by son, Ken (Muriel) Goyetche, Halifax; daughters, Bev (Wayne) Tanner, Minesville; Donna Goyetche, Hammonds Plains; Glenda (Jim) Bartkow, Halifax; brother, Henry (Bridget) Goyetche, Everett, Mass.; sisters, Anita Fougere, Petit de Grat; Jeanne (Willie) Richard, Petit de
Grat; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Frances (Rent) Goyetche; brothers, Andrew, Francis, John, Raymond, Gustave, Jeante. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax, where visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Friday. Funeral
service 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church.
Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville, Father Yves Marchildon officiating. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.


Monday, June 23, 2003

GOYETCHE, Marilyn Violet - 48, Petit de Grat.
It is with great sadness and regret that we announce the passing of Marilyn Goyetche, Saturday, June 21, 2003, in Strait Richmond Hospital, surrounded by loving family and friends. An inspiration to all, Marilyn fought a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was an employee of the Royal Bank of Canada, and had been an employee of the Isle Madame Motel. The perfect hostess, Marilyn loved to be in the company of family and friends, especially to chat over a cup of hot tea. Born in Arichat, she was a daughter of Mildred (Briand), and the late Joseph Leo Boudreau. Besides her mother, she leaves to mourn her husband, James; sisters, Delores (Wilfred) Lavandier, Muriel (Gerry) Burke, both of West Arichat; Delia (Greg) Campbell, Westmount Road; brothers, Rene, Gerald (Annette), both of Arichat; Leonard (Shirley), Paul (Colleen), both of Petit de Grat; Warren (Dianne), Westmount Road; god children, Trevor, Rhea,
Gilles, and her precious nieces and nephews. Marilyn deeply touched all who knew her and she will be sadly missed by all. The family will receive friends in I.M.L. Funeral Home, Petit de Grat, from 4-9 p.m. today. Funeral mass to celebrate Marilyn's life will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Petit de Grat, Rev. Stephane Bouchet officiating.
Interment to follow in Our Lady of Assumption Parish Cemetery, Arichat. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Cancer Society.


GAUDET, John Alexander "Alex"
GAUDET, John Alexander "Alex" - 78, Dartmouth, died April 11, 2003, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Dartmouth, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Sampson) Gaudet.  He was a veteran of the Second World War having served in the Merchant Marine Service. After   the war, he was employed at CFB Shearwater. He is survived by stepdaughter, Sandra Currie; sisters, Mary (Walter) Campbell, Dartmouth; Georgina (Donald)Carpenter, Pictou; Rita (James) Law, Upper Tantallon; Theresa (Bill) Caille, Elmsdale; brothers Paul, Vincent, David, and Maurice, all of Dartmouth; Arthur (Kathleen), Lawrencetown; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Wilfred. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. today and
2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St., Dartmouth. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Monday in St.
Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Windmill Road, Rev. Charles Burke officiating. Reception will follow in the church hall. Burial at a later date in St. Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to D.A.S.C. Industries, c/o 24-10 Akerley Blvd.,
Dartmouth


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper

Tuesday, September 2, 2003
GERROIR, Mary Lorraine - 67, Halifax, formerly of Poulamond, died August 30, 2003, in QE11 Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Poulamond, April 9, 1936, but lived in Halifax for many years, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Stella (Fougere) Fougere. She is the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her husband, John Milton Gerroir, Halifax. She was predeceased by brothers, Albert, and Gerald in infancy. Visitation 12:30-2:30 p.m. today in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate Lorraine's life will be held 3 p.m. today in St. Hyacinth Church, D'Escousse, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating. Burial to follow in St. Hyacinth Parish Cemetery, D'Escousse. Memorial
donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: www.chboudreau.com


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

Saturday, October 18, 2003

GIESEEN (Beaver), Elizabeth "Betty" - 102, passed away October 4, 2003, in Barrington, R.I. Born in Sampsonville, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Fougere) Beaver. The funeral and burial will be held Saturday, October 18, in Barrington, R.I.


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

GOYETCHE, Mary Theresa - 74, Louisdale, passed away peacefully in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, on Saturday, October, 18, 2003. Born in Louisdale, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Alma (Samson) Samson. Theresa spent many years of her life being a caregiver. Her life was almost entirely guided by her sensitive nature and all her decisions were filtered through her caring heart. She was a member of St. Louis Parish, Louisdale. She is survived by daughters, Marlene (Duncan) Matthews, Darlene (Gerard) Burns; son, Robert, all of Louisdale; grandchildren, Kyle, Leah and Robyn; brothers, Etienne (Delima) Sampson, Louisdale; Adolph (Beryl) Samson, Sydney River. She was predeceased by her husband, John; sister, Mary Samson; brothers, Alphonse Samson and Alfred Samson. Visitation today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Glenn Samson Room, Louisdale. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, October 20, at 11 a.m. in St. Louis Parish Church, Louisdale, Rev. Gary MacPherson officiating. Burial to follow in St. Louis Parish Cemetery, Louisdale. Donations can be made to the Strait Richmond Palliative Care Society or Louisdale Parish Paving Project. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. On-line condolences can be sent to the family at: www.chboudreau.com


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.
 Friday, November 14, 2003
 GOYETCHE, M. Valerie - 93, St. Peter's, formerly of River Bourgeois, died November 12, 2003, in Richmond Villa, St. Peter's. Born in River Bourgeois, she was a daughter of the late Simon and Julia (Samson) Goyetche. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by sister-in-law, Stella Goyetche, Massachusetts; nieces, Valerie Feeney, Veronica Sommer, both of New Jersey; Jeannette Goyetche, California; Henrietta Doary (Arthur), River Bourgeois; nephews, Paul and Michael Goyetche, both of Massachusetts. She was predeceased by brothers, Anthony, Clifford, Elmer; niece, Florence; nephews, Patrick, Richard. Visitation 2-9 p.m. today in River Bourgeois Community Funeral Parlour, River Bourgeois. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. John The Baptist Parish, River Bourgeois, Rev. Reginald Currie officiating. Burial to follow in St. John The Baptist Parish Cemetery, River Bourgeois. Memorial donations may be made to Richmond Villa Activity Fund. Funeral arran„ø


In "CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.
 Monday, November 24, 2003
 GOYETCHE, Edward Joseph - 72, died November 20, 2003, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Cape Auguet, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Miller and Mary (Briand) Goyetche. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. He is survived by daughters, Leona Keswick, Ontario; Louise (Bob) Nijsse, Newmarket, Ont.; Lisa (Dave) Coulter, Churchhill, Ont.; Lorraine (John) Pugh, Barrie, Ont.; son, Walter, Toronto; grandchildren, Kerry, Justin, Danielle, Rachelle, Brittany, Gabriel, Lindsay, Connor, Taylor; sister-in-law, Margaret Goyetche; brother-in-law, Harold Martell; aunt, Edna Joyce; cousin, Valerie and her husband Luke Boudreau; nephew, Jackie and his wife Rose; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Clarence, Frederick, Raymond, and Walter; sisters, Alfreda, Emma, Gladys, Mary-Ellen, Isabel, and Rita. Funeral mass to celebrate his life will be held 10 a.m. today in Our Lady of Assumption Roman Catholic Church, Arichat, Rev. Stephane Gamache officiating. Donations may be„ø


Boston Globe December 2 or 3, 2003?
GAUDET Of Reading formerly of Somerville, November 28, 2003. Joseph Gilbert, "Gil" Gaudet Jr.; husband of the late Marie Viola (Gregoire) Gaudet. Father of Dianne M. Herman of Buxton ME, Donald J. Gaudet and his wife Jeanne of Brockton, Raymond J. Gaudet and his wife Tracy of Salem NH, and Paula M. Copan and her husband John of Newton. Son of Katherine (Deveau) Gaudet of Medford and the late Joseph Gilbert Gaudet. Brother of Lorraine Fougere and her husband Raymond of Medford. Loving grandfather of 10 and the loving companion of Rhoda McGonigle of Reading. Funeral from the Douglass, Edgerly and Bessom Funeral Home, 25 Sanborn Street (corner of Woburn St.) READING Tuesday, December 2 at 9:00 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian burial in St. Athanasius Church, 300 Haverhill Street, Reading at 10:00 A.M. Relatives and friends invited to attend. Funeral home visiting hours Monday 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Gils memory to either the Alzheimer's„ø


In "CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.
 Thursday, December 11, 2003
 
GARDINER, Rose Myrtle - 76, New Waterford, died December 9, 2003. Born in Lingan, she was a daughter of the late William and Alice (Taylor) Burke. Rose enjoyed playing cards. She was extremely fond of her nieces and nephews. She is survived by sister, Rita (Edward) Grace. She was predeceased by her husband, James "Buddy"; one son and three brothers in infancy; sisters, Henrietta, Angeline, Maida, Ruby, Alice, Ellen and Obeline; brothers, Mickey, Emmett, Mannie and Sonny. No visitation. Funeral mass 11 a.m. Friday in Mount Carmel Church, Father Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, New Waterford. basilr@vjmcgillivray.com
 


In "CHRONICLE- hERALD" Halifax newspaper.
Sunday, December 21, 2003
 
GILES, Evangeline "Vange" - 74, Poirierville.
It is with great sorrow that the family announces the death on Friday, December 19, 2003, of a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Poirierville, she was the eldest daughter of Clara Ida (Ranson) and the late Wilfred Burke. She worked for many years at the Nova Scotia Hotel in Halifax and at Shirreff Hall with Beaver Foods. She spent her later years at her home in Poirierville. She is survived by her loving husband, Keith; daughter, Verta (Jim) Martell, Timberlea; sons, Ron (Jane), Sackville; Ernie (Shawna), Hubbards; Michael (Cory), Timberlea; sisters, Anna DeCoste, Halifax; Vernice Burke-Al-Tawil, Halifax; Lillian Myles, Lunenburg; brothers, Allan (Sandy), Shelburne; Alex (Margaret), Cole Harbour; Jerry (Vicky), Caledonia; grandchildren, Colin, Kelly, Adam, Lauren, Jenna, Devin, Quinn, Liam, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Ernie and Louie in infancy. She will be sadly missed by „ø


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspapeer.

Monday, June 14, 2004

GALLANT, John Edgar - 60, passed away peacefully June 13, 2004, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was a son of Stella Gallant, Arichat, and the late Leo Gallant. He is survived by his wife, Donna (Landry) Gallant; daughters, Maureen (Shaun) Sampson, Petit de Grat; Amanda, Lower Sackville; Coralie, at home. He is also survived by his granddaughter "his little Buttercup", Daija Sampson; brothers, Arthur (Doreen) Gallant, Martinique; Brian (Cindy) Gallant, Navare, Fla.; sisters, Agnes (Leo) Gaudet, Tignish, P.E.I.; Carol (Jacques) Boudreau, Lower Sackville; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Leo Jr. and David. Funeral arrangements are under the care of IML Funeral Home, Petit de Grat, with visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, and from 1 p.m. until time of funeral mass at 4 p.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph's Parish Church, Petit de Grat. Donations in his memory to a charity of your choice. Family flowers only.


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

Saturday, November 13, 2004

GOYETCHE, Marie Clariesse - 86, Halifax. A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, on November 12, 2004, after suffering a stroke on her birthday, five days earlier. Born in Poulamon and baptized in D'Escousse, she was a daughter of Alvina Stone and James Etienne Fougere. She is survived, and
will be greatly missed, by her children, Faye MacAvoy, Glenn (Sharon Lawrence), Annette Allen (Lance), Denyse Bagnell (Peter). She adored and doted on her grandchildren, Billy (Natasha Fletcher), Christopher (Kara Beckles) and Amy (Donald Gilkie) MacAvoy; Mark and Bradley Goyetche; Jill, Justin and Jonathan Allen, and William and Ross Bagnell. She was able to
meet her first great grandchild, Molly MacAvoy. She was predeceased by her husband, Delore Joseph, and her siblings, William, Carl, Melvin, Bernice, Kathleen, Dorothy, Alvina, and Estelle. She had a wonderful laugh and was a friend and neighbor to all. In her youth, she enjoyed skating and movies. An avid bingo player, she also enjoyed playing cards, and was a Toronto Maple leafs fan, watching hockey on television regularly. A magnetic personality, who had a steady stream of visitors, she was a wonderful listener - always interested, but never judgmental. She was able to remain in her home, where she resided for 58 years, without assistance, until the time of her passing. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, Bayers Road, with the funeral service at her parish of St. Agnes Church on Monday, November 15, at 10 a.m. Donations may be made to the Heart and  Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Diabetes Association.


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD, Halifax newspaper, Friday, November 26, 2004

GIRROIR, Pierre Arthur - 81, Mulgrave, passed away Thursday, November 25, 2004, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in West Arichat, he was a son of the late Peter A. and Lily (Poirier) Girroir. He worked in telecommunications with Transport Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard for 33 years, then with the Corps of Commissionaires. He was a member of St. Lawrence Parish, Mulgrave and an avid gardener. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving overseas with the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals and the Fourth Armour Division Royal Canadian Artillery, having served in Canada, England, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. He was a recipient of the 1939-1945 Star, the France and Germany Star, Defense Medal, the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and the Normandy Medal. He was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43, Port Hawkesbury. Pierre was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, the former Tish Kavanagh; daughters, Dr. Martha (Steven) Cooper, Sylvester, Ga.; Lillian Girroir, Canning; son, Peter, Saskatoon; sister, Amelia (Eric) Samson, West Arichat; granddaughters, Michelle Webster, Centreville, Kings Co.; Jennifer Webster, Banff, Alta. He was predeceased by brothers, Leon and Danny. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today with a Legion service held at 7 p.m. this evening, both in Mulgrave and Area Resting Place. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Father Peter Mac-Leod officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory of Pierre may be made to Mulgrave and Area Resting Place, St. Lawrence Building Fund or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper, Wednesday, June 12, 2002

GEORGE, Clifford Charles - 83, Janvrins Harbour, died June 11, 2002, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Janvrins Harbour, he was a son of the late Charles Alexander and Laura May (Nicolle) George. He served in the 2nd Batt. Pictou Highlanders from January 10, 1941 to October 11, 1945, receiving the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, 1939- 45 War Medal. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 150, Arichat. He is survived by his companion of 29 years, Marion Miller, Janvrins Harbour; daughters, Carol Fougere (Fred), Janvrins Harbour; Laura Trudell (Jay), Waterdown, Ont.; sons, Ulysse (Cathy), Dartmouth; Graham, Calvin (Judy), both of Puslinch, Ont.; 10 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister, Hazel; brothers, Leonard, Harold; daughter-in-law, Trudy Spear. Visitation in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat, today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 12:30-1:30 p.m. Funeral service will take place 2 p.m. Thursday in St. John Anglican Church, Arichat, Archdeacon Peter MacRae officiating. Burial to follow in St. John Anglican Church Cemetery. All members of Branch 150, Royal Canadian Legion are asked to meet in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home in Arichat at 1:30 p.m. Thursday to attend the funeral of their late comrade. Memorial donations to Isle Madame Veterans Comfort Fund.


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper, Tuesday, May 02, 2006

GRACIE, Joseph S. "Joe" - 75, L'Ardoise.
A wonderful husband, great dad, father-in-law, friend and loving grandfather "Papa", Joseph Samuel Gracie, passed away quietly and peacefully in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, on April 28, 2006, with Beatrice, his devoted and loving wife of 47 and a half years, and daughters, Wanda, Brenda and Paula, by his side, who gave him tremendous support, love and care during his courageous battle with cancer. He will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing such a wonderful, caring person, especially his grandchildren, Marc MacIntosh, Jordan Gracie and Kayleigh Gracie Wells, and sons-in-law, Edward and Tim. Born in Lower L'Ardoise, he was a son of the late Samuel and Louise (Sampson) Gracie. Joe was employed at The Lord Nelson Hotel from 1952 to 1975 when he retired and moved his family to Cape Breton; daughters, Wanda (Mrs. James Edward MacIntosh), Lower Sackville; Brenda Gracie, Halifax; Paula Gracie, Calgary, Alta.; brothers, Raymond (Shirley) Gracie, Gracieville; John (Shirley) Gracie, New Brunswick; sisters, Betty (Mrs. Alex Boyles) and Mary Lawrence, Gracieville. He was predeceased by his parents, brother, George; a brother and a sister in infancy; sons, Baby George in infancy and Howard Gregory Gracie. Joe will be remembered for his wonderful smile, his quiet wisdom, quick wit and wonderful sense of humour that he shared with others. His positive impact on all of our lives will be felt for a lifetime. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's. Visitation will be held in L'Ardoise Funeral Home on Thursday, May 4, and Friday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Funeral mass in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, on Saturday, May 6, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Barrett-Clare Johnson officiating. In Joe's memory, donations may be made to the Strait Richmond Palliative Care Society or Canadian Cancer Society. A very special thank you to Dr. Pluta and Dr. Tan, Strait Richmond Hospital palliative care nurses, Nancy Cameron, Rev. Barrett-Clare Johnson and all who assisted us during his illness at home and in the hospital. Your support and kindness will always be remembered. Daddy has gone home to see his boys.
 


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper, Wednesday, May 10, 2006

GOYETCHE, Kenneth J.A. Sr. "Ken" - 62, Halifax, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2006, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax, following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Halifax, Ken was the son of the late Lorenzo and Frances (Rent) Goyetche. For the past four years, he had been a Commissionaire at Northwood Manor in Halifax. He is survived by his daughters, Danielle Goyetche, at home; Tina (Larry) Manuel, Halifax; his sons, Tony, Halifax; Tim (Claudine), Hatchet Lake; Jamie (Gina), Lockeport; his sisters, Beverly (Wayne) Tanner, Dartmouth; Glenda (Jim) Bartkow, Halifax; Donna Goyetche, Halifax County; his grandsons, Sheldon and Colby; granddaughter, Kaleigh; as well as his nieces and nephews, and former wife, Muriel Landry. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield (477-5601), where visitation will be held on Friday, May 12, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A memorial mass will be celebrated by Ken's cousins, Bishop Vernie Fougere of Prince Edward Island, on Saturday, May 13, at 10 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Purcell's Cove Road. Interment will take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.


GURNEY, Mary Ida
GURNEY, Mary Ida - 94, Arichat, passed away July 27, 2006, at her residence at St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. She was a daughter of the late Frederick and Evangeline (LeBlanc) Richard. She is sadly missed by her daughter, Marie Paon (Alfred), D'Escousse; son, Joseph Ernest, Rocky Bay; sisters, Margaret David, Georgina Boucher (Peter), both of Arichat; Cecile Boudreau, Petit de Grat; brothers, Joseph, Dartmouth; Murdock, New Glasgow; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Ernest Gurney; sisters, Evangeline Martell, Madonna Doiron; brothers, Paul, Amable, Simon, Velma, Charles, Buddy, and Frederick. Visitation will be held in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home in Arichat today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and Saturday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate the life of Ida, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church in Arichat with Rev. Duaine Devereaux officiating. Cremation to follow. Interment of ashes will take place in Our Lady of Assumption Parish Cemetery at a later date. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations can be made to St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre in Arichat. On-line condolences can be sent to the family at: www.chboudreau.com
 


GOYETCHE, Gilbert. (1934-2006). Passed away peacefully at Royal Victoria Hospital on July 28, 2006 at the age of seventy-two. He will be sadly missed by his wife of eighteen years, Lise Goyetche and stepdaughter Nathalie. He
also leaves to mourn his daughters Debbie D'Alstolfo (Luigi D'Astolfo) and Barbie Goyetche (Leo Bourque), his son Daniel Goyetche (Marika Goyetche) and grandchildren Laura and Anthony D'Astolfo. Family service will be held at 4525 Cote-Des-Neiges Wednesday August 2, 2006 at 7 p.m. Many thanks to the wonderful caring staff at the Royal Victoria Neuro intensive care unit.
Published in the Montreal Gazette on 8/1/2006.


The Cape Breton Post: Obituaries
                              
Rita Carmel Grace
81, New Waterford It is with great sorrow that the family announces the passing of their mother, Rita Carmel Grace, on Dec. 17, 2007, at the  Maple Hill Manor, surrounded by her loving family.
 Born in Lingan, she was the daughter of the late William E and  Mary Alice (Taylor) Burke.  Rita was a very jolly person, loved a good joke, she loved to  dance, skate, play scat and 45 card games, but most of all,  her family was very important to her. Rita was a member of the  New Waterford Pensionerâ?Ts Club, the Royal Canadian Legion and  Mount Carmel CWL.  Rita is survived by her daughters, Linda (Mark) MacDonald, New Waterford Kay (George) Lovell, Lingan, and Diane (John)  Grace-English, Ontario; sons, Billy (Shannon), River Ryan, Bobby, New Waterford, and George (Michelle) Lingan; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Besides her parents, Rita was also predeceased by her husband, Edward Grace, son, John and infant son, Joseph Edward, brothers, Mickey, Emmett, Manny, and Sonny, sisters Henrietta, Angeline, Helen, Mary, Ruby, Obeline, Alice and Rose, three in  infancy, and a great-grandson Brandon Muise.Visitation for Rita will take place Thursday, Dec. 20, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave., New Waterford, N.S., 862-7500. A funeral mass  celebrating Ritaâ?Ts life will take place Friday, Dec. 21, at 11
a.m. at the parish of St. Leonard/Mt Carmel Church with burial  to take place at a later date. A luncheon will be held following mass at the Carmel Centre. A donation in Ritaâ?Ts memory can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Maple Hill Manor.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at  www.mclellanfuneralhome.com.


In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper Monday Feb. 04, 2008.

GIRROIR, Catherine Letitia "Tish" - 81, Mulgrave, Guysborough Co., passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, February 2, 2008, in West Glenmont, Kings Co. Born in Canso, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Martha Kavanaugh. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, homemaker and friend. She is survived by daughters, Martha (Steven) Cooper, Georgia, U.S.A.; Lillian Girroir (Dave Steele), West Glenmont; son, Peter, Saskatoon; sister, Annie Rhuland, Lunenburg; grandchildren, Michelle Webster and Jennifer MacFarlane; great-grandchildren, Noah MacFarlane, Reghan and Hazen Murray; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Pierre Arthur "Art"; sisters, Margaret and Roberta; brother, Bud. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today with prayers to be held at 8:30 p.m. in White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. The funeral service followed by a reception, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Kentville, Father Craig Christenson officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in St. Lawrence Parish Cemetery, Mulgrave. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Annapolis Valley Victorian Order of Nurses, AVH Palliative Care Program or the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. On-line inquiries may be directed to: www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD, Halifax newspaper, Friday, November 26, 2004

GIRROIR, Pierre Arthur - 81, Mulgrave, passed away Thursday, November 25, 2004, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in West Arichat, he was a son of the late Peter A. and Lily (Poirier) Girroir. He worked in telecommunications with Transport Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard for 33 years, then with the Corps of Commissionaires. He was a member of St. Lawrence Parish, Mulgrave and an avid gardener. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving overseas with the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals and the Fourth Armour Division Royal Canadian Artillery, having served in Canada, England, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. He was a recipient of the 1939-1945 Star, the France and Germany Star, Defense Medal, the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and the Normandy Medal. He was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43, Port Hawkesbury. Pierre was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, the former Tish Kavanagh; daughters, Dr. Martha (Steven) Cooper, Sylvester, Ga.; Lillian Girroir, Canning; son, Peter, Saskatoon; sister, Amelia (Eric) Samson, West Arichat; granddaughters, Michelle Webster, Centreville, Kings Co.; Jennifer Webster, Banff, Alta. He was predeceased by brothers, Leon and Danny. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today with a Legion service held at 7 p.m. this evening, both in Mulgrave and Area Resting Place. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Father Peter Mac-Leod officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory of Pierre may be made to Mulgrave and Area Resting Place, St. Lawrence Building Fund or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com


In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Monday April 28, 2008.
GILLIS, Allan Roderick "Rod" - 89, Lower Sackville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 26, 2008, in the Halifax Infirmary QEII, surrounded by his greatest treasure, his family. Born June 19, 1918, he was a son of Catherine (MacDonald) and John A. Gillis and was the last surviving member of his family. He served overseas from 1942-1945 in England, Germany, Belgium, France and Holland as a motorcycle dispatch rider with the 86th Bridge Co. On his return to civilian life he delivered bread for Ben's Bakery for several years before beginning 27 years of employment with the DND Fire Department. Rod will be most remembered for his quiet strength and generous spirit. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Evelyn Norine (Sampson); sons, Bernie (Barb), Michael (Bonnie), Ronnie (Carla), and daughter Betty; 16 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Howard, John, Hugh, Bernard, Donald and Mickey, and sisters, Agnes, Irene, Hazel, Charlotte, Martha Rowena, and special sister, Mary. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St., Dartmouth. Funeral Mass will be Thursday, May 1, at 10 a.m. in St. John Vianney Church, Lower Sackville, followed by a reception in the church hall. Cremation will take place following the service with burial on Friday, May 2, at 1 p.m. in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind or a charity of choice.


In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Tuesday April29, 2008.
GOYETCHE, Mary Irene - In her 86th year, passed away on April 27, 2008, in St. Anne's Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat, where she had been residing for the last few years. Born in Cape Auget, she was a daughter of the late George and Florence (Burke) Goyetche. She was a cherished sister of Theresa, Pickering, Ont.; Pauline, Whitby, Ont., and Barbara, Petit de Grat, and brother, Vincent, Trenton, Ont. She was predeceased by her half-brothers, Raymond and Georgie, and brothers, Leo and Gilbert. Cremation has taken place. There will be a funeral mass to celebrate her life on Friday, May 2, at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Petit de Grat with Rev. Duaine Devereaux officiating. Burial to follow in the Star of Sea Cemetery, Petit de Grat. Donations to St. Anne's Community and Nursing Care Centre would be appreciated. To light a memorial candle for her or send a message of condolence to the family visit: www.imlfuneralhome.com, or e-mail to: iml@eastlink.ca


GEORGE (Maddox), Violet May - 100, Halifax. It is with profound sadness and yet with much gratefulness for a long, well-lived life, that we announce the passing of our mother on Wednesday, April 30, 2008, in St. Vincent's Nursing Home. Violet was born in Point Michaud, Cape Breton, on July 22, 1907. She was the daughter of the late Margaret Nolan (Maddox). She moved to Halifax and worked at the Victoria General Hospital, CBC and MT&T, from where she retired. She was a devoted wife and mother whose world revolved around her family and pets. She was kind, caring and unselfish and her smile would light up a room. She is survived by sons, Gary (Mary), Orillia, Ont.; Joseph (Arlene), Halifax, and daughters, Joan (Ray, deceased) Marchand, Beaver Bank; Susie (Tom) Moffat, Brookside; grandchildren, Donna (Norman) Bastarache, Glen (Cindy) George, Christine (Kevin) Clarke, Larry George, Shelley, Andrew (Mary) George, Larry (Sandra), Kevin (Lynn), Darrell (Tania) Marchand, Tammy, Lori Dawn Moffat, and Elizabeth (Kevin) Schurman; great-grandchildren, Melissa, Jasmin, Maddox, Samira, Shawn, Christopher, Ryan, Bradley, Jeffrey, Melissa, Rebecca, Carissa, Cole, Chase, Nya, and Ryan; great great-grandchild, Riley. She was predeceased by her husband of many years, Wilfred Coleman George, and her special cat, "Mittens". No visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Halifax Regional Crematorium. Funeral mass will be held in the chapel at St. Vincent's Nursing Home, 2080 Windsor St., Halifax, at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 5. Interment will follow in Sunrise Park Inter-Faith Cemetery, 2025 Prospect Rd. Memorial donations would be greatly appreciated to St. Vincent's Nursing Home Chapel or 5th Floor, or a charity of your choice. Much love and thanks to our family at St. Vincent's Nursing Home.
 


In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Friday Aug. 01, 2008.
GEORGE, Helen Marie - Port Hawkesbury, died Thursday, July, 31, 2008, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth (Todd) LeBlanc. Helen was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Port Hawkesbury. She enjoyed camping at MacKinnon's Campground in Lake Ainslie for many years. Helen is survived by her husband, Courtney; sons Cameron (Nancy) Marsh, Barrie, Ont.; Joseph (Monique) Marsh, Keswick, Ont.; brothers, James (Sheila), Newmarket, Ont.; Ralph (Pat), London, Ont.; Cameron (Patricia), Sydney; Kenny, Fort McMurray, Alta.; Melvin (Debbie), Bras D'or; grandsons, Corey, Joey; adopted grandson, Andrew MacDonald; great-grandson, Jessie. She will be missed by her canine pets, Yoshie and Chimo. She was predeceased by brother, Matthew. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury, where a Vigil Service will be held at 2 p.m. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church with Father Dan MacDonald officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the S.P.C.A. or Strait Richmond Palliative Care Society. The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the nurses at Strait Richmond Hospital, Dr. Paul Pluta and Dr. James Collins for the wonderful care given to Helen during her sickness. Your help and kindness were greatly appreciated. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com

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In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Monday July 04, 2008.

GERRIOR (Peters), Emeline - 75, Dartmouth. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Emeline (Peters) Gerrior on August 2, 2008. Born in L'Ardoise, she was a daughter of the late Exise and Florence Peters. Loving wife of 54 years to Laven Gerrior. Emeline loved to spend time with her family and enjoyed the company of her friends. She is survived by children, Eileen Almey, Ontario; Lana (Dana) Hatfield, Jerome (Linda), Bruce, Ronnie (Linda), Sandra Gerrior (Andre), Michael (Cindy), Paul (Heather), Germany; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Gerard; sisters, Jean and Marjorie; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Charlie, George, Joseph, Sylvester, Quiten; sister, Angeline. Visitation will be held 2-4, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, August 5, in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 6, in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Windmill Road, Dartmouth. Interment will follow the funeral service. In lieu of flowers of donations in memory of Emeline may be made to the Heart and Stoke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society. To place a condolence on-line visit: www.MeM.com

In "The ChronucleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Monday Aug. 02, 2010.
GASTON, Richard Joseph - 75, Ar­ichat, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2010, in Cape Breton Regional Hos­pital, Sydney. Born in Arichat on Sep­tember 13, 1934, he was a son of the late Paul and Evangeline (Boucher) Richard. He worked for Irving Oil for 25 years. He was a dialysis patient for 14 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Mary Madonna (Do­rey) Richard; daughter, Anne Martell (Lloyd), Little Anse; sons, Wilfred, Ronnie (Lynn); stepson, Michael (Lil­lie Jane) Dorey, all of Arichat; grand­children, Noreen, Shelly, Brittany and Fabian; great grandchild, Layla Deb­bie- Anne Dorey; brother, Clifford (Pauline), Arichat; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Alfred, Paul Jr. (Dan), Wal­len, and in infancy, Wilfred and Omer.
There will be no visitation. Mass of Christian Farewell will be held in Our Lady of Assumption Church in Ari­chat on Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Angus MacDougall officiating. Burial will follow in Our Lady of Assumption Cemetery, Arichat. Memorial dona­tions can be made to Kidney Founda­tion of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or a charity of choice. Funeral arrange­ments are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home Ltd., Arichat. To send on-line condolences to the family, or to light a candle in memory of Gaston, please visit: www.chboudreau.com

Walter "Wally" Roy Grant
(April 20, 1935 - April 3, 2011)
GRANT,  Walter Roy “Wally” – 75, of Greenwood, NS passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2011  in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Middleton, he was the son of  the late Vernon “Jim” and Eileen (Coleman) Grant. Wally retired from the Royal  Canadian Air Force after 32 years as a Supply Technician. He was later employed  with Baader Canada, Dartmouth for 15  years. Wally was an avid hockey fan and got  great enjoyment out of watching all levels of hockey with his sons, and most  recently enjoyed watching his grandson play. He was a devoted father,  grandfather, and husband and loved his family dearly. He enjoyed his Friday  night card socials with his special aunts, uncles, cousins and friends, as well  as his daily walks and drives throughout the valley. He is survived by his wife  of 53 years the former Teresa Sampson; daughter, Tammy (Dave) Hiscock, Winnipeg;  sons, Todd Grant (Elaine Craig), Kentville; Troy (Susan) Grant, Chezzetcook;  grandchildren, Tyler Grant, Meghan Hines and Emma Hines. By Wally’s request,  cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held from 7-9PM Thursday, April 7,  2011 in the Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448 where a  memorial
service will be held 2:00PM Friday, April 8, 2011 with Rev. Bill McLeod  officiating. A reception for family and friends will follow the service.  Interment will be in St. Lawrence Cemetery, Kingston. By request, family flowers  only. Donations in Wally’s memory may be made to the SPCA Kings County or to the charity of choice. Online condolences may be made through: www.middletonfuneralhome.com (http://www.middletonfuneralhome.com/)


George Gregory Gerrior               Born In: Johnstown, Nova Scotia, CanadaPassed Away In: Johnstown, Nova Scotia, CanadaPassed Away On: 27/04/2011It is with great sadness that we, the family of George, announce his passing Wednesday, April 27, 2011.Born in Johnstown, C.B., he was the son of Mary Catherine (Campbell) Gerrior and the late Joseph Gerrior.He was a lifelong, active member of Sacred Heart parish in Johnstown.For 39 years, George worked as a professional driver for Seaboard Transport Group. Over the years on the road, his work gave him the opportunity to establish many friendships across Cape Breton Island. When he wasn't driving, he took every opportunity to enjoy get-togethers with family, music and friends. He could often be found in the yard working at some of his favourite pastimes; landscaping or gardening. He took great pride in his home on the hill and loving family within. He'll be remembered for the ease in which he smiled, his quiet and gentle way and his ability to say so much with so little.George is survived by his wife, Mary Anita (Campbell) Gerrior; children, Yvette (Ashley) Bouchie, Greg and Andrea. He is also survived by his mother; four sisters, Patricia Mc Namara, Annie (Pius) White, Mary Josephine (Terry) Mc Namara, Jean (Blair) Mc Namara and his twin brother, Neil. He will be missed greatly by all his family including many nieces and nephews; and especially his two granddaughters, Madeleine Bouchie and Georgia Gerrior.Visitation will take place in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, 26 Centennial St., St. Peter's, Saturday, April 30 from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, May 1 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, May 2 in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Johnstown, with Fr. Joe Gillis officiating, followed by burial in the parish cemetery.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.haverstocks.com
Roy BurkePassed Away In: Sydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaPassed Away On: 29/04/2011Roy Francis Burke, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2011.Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late James and Sarah (MacNeil) Burke.Roy is survived by sisters, Viola (Ed) and Annie (Lefty), Ottawa; brother, Clarence (Helen); nieces and nephews.He was predeceased by four brothers and five sisters."Rest in Peace"
    

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Aug 13, 2011
Mary 'Lexie' Gamble
Born In: River Bourgeois, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed Away In: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed Away On: 11/08/2011
Mary Alexina Gamble, 98, a resident of Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney, passed away Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011. Born in River Bourgeois, Richmond County, she was the daughter of the late Cyprian and Phyllis (Bouchie) Burke. During the Second World War, Lexie worked in an airplane factory, retiring from Mt. Allison University, where she worked as a housekeeper. Surviving are her grandchildren, Helen Mortimer and Joe Gamble; step-grandchildren, Debbie Hillier, Julie Dorey, Heather Hickey and Rose Krutz; great-grandchildren, Andrew Mortimer, Vanessa Gamble and Brittany Gamble; step-great-granchildren, Kimmy Powell, Carleen Jenkins, Robin Gushue and Athena and Anthony Magee. Lexie was predeceased by her son, Malcolm, sisters, Vensus, Matilda and Minni, brothers, Aimable, Malcolm, Austin, Fabie, Alcide and Peter. A memorial service will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Monday, 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Anthony O'Connor officiating. Interment will be held at a late date. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca._

Obituary for Willard Joseph George

It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Willard Joseph George, 85 of Arichat in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney on Thursday October 6, 2011. Born in Janvrins Island he was the son of the late Clinton W. and M. Elizabeth (Forgeron) George. A quiet, peaceful man, loved deeply by his family and respected by all who knew him. His outstanding mechanical skills were Willard's trademark. He held a certificate of Qualification in the Motor Vehicle Repair Trade; He received a certificate of Qualification for the Refrigeration and Air Condition Trade. Willard received the Residential oil burner Installation and servicing trade certificate. He also became a certified Oil Burner Mechanic. Willard completed the requirements under the Education of the Province of NS and he was granted the Vocational Teachers certificate class I for teaching in the Public Vocational Schools of NS. He taught small motors and welding in the Isle Madame District High School. Upon retirement
he was awarded for 18 years in this service. During this time Willard was also responsible for the school maintenance, including the heating system. In 1948 he married Lorna Britten and they had a family of six; Noreen Brennan (John), Elaine Boudreau (Odilon), Lloyd George (Johanna), Arlene Hillier (Lloyd), Geralyn Thornhill (Frank), and Imelda George. He also leaved to mourn sixteen grandchildren; Kelly, Erin, Bridget, Adele, Chantal, Aleasha, Myla, Micheline, Matthew, Lisa, Nadia, Kyle, Keagan, Jennifer, Sarah, and Jacob. Great grandchildren Eric, Jillian, Alex, Ethan and Ellie and Riley  his sister Gertie McGrath. He was predeceased by brother Joseph Clancy, sisters: Cecelia McGrath and Mary Lillian Landry Visitation will be held in C.H. Funeral Home in Arichat on Sunday October
9th from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 9 pm. Funeral Mass to celebrate Willard's life will take place Monday October 10th at 10:00 am in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Arichat. with Father Will Macpherson officiating. Burial to follow in the Our Lady of Assumption Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Our Lady of Assumption Cemetery Fund or a charity of one's choice. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat , Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.chboudreau.com.

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GEORGE, JOSEPH EDMOND - 88, Port Hawkesbury, formerly of Janvrin's Harbour passed away January 23, 2012, at the Strait Richmond Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the youngest son of the late Alexander and Mary (Laurence) George. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Lorraine (McGrath) George and six children; Donna, Yarmouth; Gwendolyn (Lawrence) Fougere, Eric (Donna), Daphne (Ronald) MacDonald all of Port Hawkesbury; Susan (Stephen) Pineo, Alb., and Kimberly at home; Edmond is also survived by fifteen grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren; daughter-in-law Valerie,
Port Hawkesbury and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son Michael; great granddaughter, Halle MacNeil; seven sisters and five brothers. Edmond's lifelong career, love and pride of fishing never ended with his retirement in 1989 and he spoke fondly of this to anyone who knew him. He was also an avid gardener who took special pride in growing his own vegetables especially his home grown potatoes. Edmond left all of his grandchildren, whom he was so proud of, with wonderful stories that they can treasure forever. He will be sadly missed by all of his family and many. many friends. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Mass will take place on Friday, January 27th in St. Joseph's Parish, Port Hawkesbury at 10 am. A private family burial is to follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers,
donations in Edmond's memory may be made to the IWK Health Centre Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C. H. Boudreau Funeral Home Ltd. in Arichat. To light a candle in memory of Edmond or to leave words of comfort to the family, please visit www.chboudreau.com

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