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Sept. 9, 1971 - The Antigonish Casket Pg. 17

Charles .R.Pottie  of West L' Ardoise  died in Halifax at the age of 97 years.  He is survived by five daughters and four sons: Christina, Mrs. F. H. Pottie, Halifax; Beatrice, Mrs. Joseph Gracie, Halifax;  Eleanor, Mrs. Charles LeRue, West Ardoise; Theresa, Mrs. H. Carpenter, Quebec;  Fred and Gordon, Halifax; Alonzo, Toronto;  James, Heatherton, and a sister Angeliine, West L'Ardoise.  (one daughters name is missing from the obit.)

 

Wednesday March 21, 1979
Chronicle Herald
Mrs. Elizabeth Paon
POULAMON -- Funeral service for Mrs. Elizabeth Paon, 79, of Poulamon, was held March 13 in St. Hyacinthe's Church with burial in the parish cemetery. Born in Somerville, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Henry and Mary (Poirier) Young. She is survived by two sons, Alfred and Harold, one brother Elmer and eight grandchildren, all of Poulamon. She was predeceased by her
husband Thomas, two brothers Bennie and Edgar.

 

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Monday, May 29, 1980
Peters, Existe - 84, Lower L'Ardoise, died Sunday at home. Born in Lower L'Ardoise, he was a son of the late George and Ada (Landry) Peters. He was a retired fisherman. He is survived by his wife, the former Florence Sampson; four daughters, Angeline (Mrs. Maurice Luciano), Halifax; Emiline (Mrs. Lavin Gerrior), Dartmouth; Jean (Mrs. Jean-Louis Rochette), Cornwall, Ont; Marjorie, Toronto; five sons, Charlie, St. Peter's; Gerard, Joseph, George, all of Halifax; James, L'Ardoise; a sister, Sophie, New York. He was predeceased by two sons, Sylvester, Quentin, seven brothers, George, Maurice, Charlie, Martin, Sylvester, Wilfred, Wallace; three sisters, Eliza, Mathilda, Catherine. The body is in the L'Ardoise Parish Funeral Home. Funeral will be held in the Holy Guardian Angel Church, L'Ardoise, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Rev. J.J. MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/09/95

PERRO, BERTHA ANNE
PERRO, Bertha Anne - 82, Heatherton, Antigonish Co., died January 8, 1995, at home. Born in Pomquet, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Amelia (Landry) Rennie. She was a member of the Catholic Women's League of Immaculate
Conception Parish, Heatherton and Heartherton Club 60. She was the last surviving member of her immPROTEAU, ALWILDA MAY
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PROTEAU, Alwilda May - 92, Fundy Villa, Berwick, died October 5, 1995, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Sydney, Cape Breton Co., she was a daughter of the late Howard S. and Delia (Landry) Wambolt. She was a resident of the Valley area most of her life and was an adherent of the Baptist Church. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are a sister-in-law, Jennie Wambolt, New Minas; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph; brothers, Bernard (Bud), Willard, Clarence; sisters, Letitia North, Daisy. Cremation has taken place under the direction of H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Kentville. No visitation or service by request. Burial at a later date in Elm Grove Cemetery.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/18/97

PETERS, RITA
PETERS, RITA - 75, Halifax, died March 17, 1997, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Infirmary Site. Born in Rockdale, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Felix and Lucy (Muise) Landry. She was a member of the ladies auxiliary of Royal Canadian Legion, Vimy Branch 27, and was vice-president of Acadia Square Lodge North Association. She worked at the Provincial Building for many years. Surviving are sons, Enos, Mount Uniacke; Daniel, Halifax; Gary, Welland, Ont.; daughters, Rita Benjamin, Halifax; Deborah McGean, Edmonton, Alta.; nine grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Daniel; son, Darrell; sister, Melinda Lafford; brother, Henry. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church,
Halifax, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/08/97

PICKREM, THERESA (EVELYN)

PICKREM, Theresa (Evelyn) - 68, Hammonds Plains, died October 6, 1997, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site. Born in Sydney Mines, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Landry) Donato. She was employed with Northwood Care
Inc. for many years, retiring in 1992. Surviving are daughter, Elizabeth, Hammonds Plains; sons, William, Hammonds Plains; Robert, Lowe Sackville; two grandchildren; sister, Catherine Lynk; brother, Frank, both of Sydney Mines. She was predeceased by her first husband, Douglas Canavan; second husband, Roy Pickrem; brother, Nicholas; infant daughter, Willa. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home. Funeral 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Pius X Church, Sydney Mines. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/20/98

POIRIER, VITAL L.
POIRIER, Vital L. - 82, 563 Charlotte St., Sydney, formerly of Toronto, died at home. Born at D'Espousse, Richmond Co., he was the son of the late Thomas and Ann (Landry) Poirier. He was a member of Sacred Heart Parish, Sydney. He served during Second World War with the Canadian Army. He had been employed as a stationary engineer in Toronto for many years at the Blue Goose Hotel until returning to Sydney in 1981. Prior to that, he worked at Eastern Bakeries and Glovers Dry Cleaning, Sydney. Surviving are daughters, Joan, with whom he resided; Jean, Florida; Colleen (Mrs. Ronald Langlois), Alberta; sons, Joseph, Sydney; Gary, North Carolina; sisters, Alice Penny, Sydney; Cecilia MacNamara, Evanston, N.S.; several nieces and nephews; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grand-children. Predeceased by his wife, the former Cecilia Burke;
sister, Louise Scanlon. No visitation. Funeral 1 p.m. Saturday in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Donations to Gideon Bible Society or any charity.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/23/98

LANDRY, ABRAHAM SERAPHIN
LANDRY, Abraham Seraphin - 98, Halifax, died February 20, 1998, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site. Born in Cape Breton, he was a son of the late Michael and Charlotte Landry. He came to Halifax as a young man and lived his entire life as a Haligonian. At the age of 17, he survived The Halifax Explosion. He owned and operated Landry's Shoe Repair in the Hydrostone in North End Halifax for 47 years. He also operated Landry's Grocery Store on St. Margarets Bay Road with his son, Percy. He retired at the age of 95. Surviving are his wife of 71 years, the former Edna Nicholson; sons, Percy, Leo,
Halifax; sisters, Bella, Lizzie, Lynn, Mass.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by daughter, Shirley; son, Albert; brothers, Joe, Dan, Jimmy, Leo. Funeral 2 p.m. today in St. James Anglican Church, Armdale, Rev. John Smith officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Donations to QEII palliative care. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral
Home, Halifax.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/07/98

LANDRY, LENA
LANDRY, Lena - 86, River Tillard, Richmond Co., died March 6, 1998, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in River Bourgeois, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Genevieve (Burke) LeBlanc. Surviving are son, Gary,
River Tillard; daughter, Judy (Mrs. Arthur Durant), Halifax; sisters, Florence and Beatrice Halbot, Halifax; Stella Nelson, Dartmouth; brother, Douglas, Brantford, Ont. She was predeceased by her husband, John; daughter, Margaret
Ann in infancy; sister, Anna; brothers, Clarence in infancy, Clifford, Hilary, Edgar, James, Norman, Leonard. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in River Bourgeois Funeral Home. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday in St. John
the Baptist Church, River Bourgeois, Rev. Raymond King officiating. Donations to the Nova Scotia Lung Association, Strait Richmond Hospital or Home Care (St. Peter's area). Arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home,
St. Peter's.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/30/98

PETTIPAS, GEORGIA LAVINA
PETTIPAS, Georgia Lavina - 92, 161 Stellarton Rd., New Glasgow, died July 28, 1998, at home. Born in Tracadie, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Landry) Delorey. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church. Surviving are daughters, Rita (Mrs. Joseph Richards), Margaret (Mrs. Joseph Pettipas), Elizabeth, New Glasgow; Theresa (Mrs. Charles Myette), Tracadie; Mary (Mrs. Gilbert Conrod), Lunenburg; Kay MacKinnon, Port Hawkesbury; Veronica (Mrs. David Winter), Lower Sackville; sons, Francis Pitts, Thorburn; Walter Pitts, Stellarton; Bernard Pitts, Westville; Raymond Pettipas, Pictou; Donnie Pettipas, Tracadie; Robert Pettipas, New Glasgow; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Clifford Abraham; son, Leonard; sisters, Mary, Marcella; brother, William. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday in Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Sydney Mifflen and Rev. Robert Day officiating. Burial in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery. Donations to St. Vincent de Paul Society, Pictou County Food Bank or any charity.


Thursday, February 8, 1990
Peters, Florence - 84, L'Ardoise, Richmond County, Died Tuesday in Halifax. Born in L'Ardoise she was the daughter of the late Edward and Delina (Gracie) Sampson. She is survived by five sons, Charlie, St. Peter's, Richmond County; James, L'Ardoise; Gerard, George, Joseph, all of Halifax; four daughters; Angeline (Mrs. Maurice Luciano), Halifax; Emeline (Mrs. Lavin Gerrior), Dartmouth; Jean (Mrs. J.L. Rochette), Cornwall, Ont; Marjorie, Toronto; 31 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Existe; two sons, Quentin and Sylvester; four brothers, William, Dominic, Fred, Albert; three sisters, Angeline Barrette, Sophie Hall, Jane Sampson. The body is in L'Ardoise Parish Funeral Home. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday in Holy Guardian Angel Church, Rev, J.J. MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.
 


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 09/23/95

PARDY, Gordon Joseph - 62, Petit de Grat, Richmond Co., died September 20, 1995, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Jacques Fontaine, Nfld., he was a son of the late Joseph and Stella (Johnson) Pardy. He was employed with Booth Fisheries, Petit de Grat and also with National Sea Products, Canso. He was a retired selfemployed lobster fisherman. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Rose David; daughters, Annette Samson, Little Anse; Ruth (Mrs. David Landry), Hattie (Mrs. Kenneth Samson), Arichat; Elizabeth, Florence, at home; sons, Allan, Petawawa, Ont.; Michael, at home; six grandchildren; brothers, Max, Little Anse; Joseph, Newfoundland; sisters, Sarah Jane Brushett, Winnifred Nelson, Florence Harris, Newfoundland. He was predeceased by a son, Joseph Gordon; brother, Clayton. The body has been donated to Dalhousie Medical School. Burial at a later date. Memorial service 3 p.m. Sunday in St. Joseph's Church, Petit de Grat, Rev. Allan MacMullin officiating. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Strait Richmond Hospital.

 


 

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/27/94
Category: News
Page: C8 / C10

PRICE, NORA ANN
PRICE, Nora Ann - 75, Meadows Road, Sydney Forks, died October 26, 1994, at home. Born in Meadows Road, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Catherine (MacAdam) MacDonald. She was a member of St. Mary's Parish, East
Bay, and the Spanish River Senior's Club. She was an employee of Ellerbrook's Nursery and Ashby Nurseries for many years, retiring in 1984. She is survived by two sons, Andy, Howie Centre; Dennis, East Bay; four sisters, Ann (Mrs. James Williams), Margaret (Mrs. Ceasear Landry), both of Halifax; Mrs. Elizabeth Stewart, Sydney River; Mrs. Clair MacIvor, at home;
five grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph; brother, Allan; sister, Mary Robertson. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and after 12:30 p.m. Friday in T.W. Currie Parkview Chapel. Funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Friday in St. Mary's Church, Rev. Francis Abbass officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery, East Bay.


River Bourgeois, Jan 15, 1960 -
The death of Willard Pottie occurred at St. Anne's Hospital early Monday morning. Willard, who was 54 years of age, had been  ailing for some time and had been taken to St. Ann's Hospital for treatment a  short while before his death. He was a son of Mr. and the late Mrs. Amable  Pottie, and a few years ago had moved to St. Peter's where he kept a small  store. Several years ago Willard was in a serious accident, when a large truck  which he was driving went out of control while carrying ore from Stirling Mines. Willard, whose leg was badly crushed in the accident spent several months in  hospitals, and none ever visited him during that time without remarking upon his  cheerfulness, which seemed to brighten the other patients with whom he came in  contact. His first wife who was the former Mary B. MacPhee, foster daughter of  the late Mr. and Mrs. Marshell Digout, died about seven years ago. He then  married the former Marie Colleen of Halifax, by whom he is survived. Also
surviving are his father Amable Pottie, of Church Point, four daughters, Lucilli  (Mrs. Delphis Landry) and Alice (Mrs. Danny Sampson, both of River Bourgeois;  Josephine of Halifax and Doris at home; four sons, Raymond of R.B. Richard and
Herman of Halifax and Eddie at home. Three sisters Nellie (Mrs. Clifford Burke)  of New London, Eldon (Mrs. Hyacinth Pottie) of St. Peters and Bourgeois. He is  also survived by 11 grandchildren. His funeral took place from St. Peters
Catholic Church, St. Peters, of Wednesday afternoon at three pm and was largely  attended by relatives and friends. Rev. Fr. MacDougall officiated.



Arthur E. Pottie - May, 9, 1980
Arthur Edward Pottie, 64, of 2048 Brunswick Street, Halifax, died Thursday at home. Born in River Bourgeois, Cape Breton, he was a son of the late Martin and Seraphine (Sampson) Pottie. He was employed with CNR for 39 years. A member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Brunswick Church, he was active in the social centre and was on the parish
council. He is survived by his wife, the former Esther Morrison; three sons, Donald, River Bourgeois, and twin sons, Wayne, Sackville, and Wallace, New Market, Ont,; three daughters, Dianne (Mrs. Cecil Slaunwhite), Rockingham, Patricia
(Mrs. Earl Pelrine), Halifax, and Linda, at home; Two brothers, Raymond and Joseph, both of Montreal; eight sisters, Lillian, Genora ( Mrs. Frederick Hollett), Muriel ( Mrs. Alfred Martell), Helen (Mrs. Thomas Nickerson), Edna ( Mrs. Patrick Burke) and Bernice (Mrs. Charles Richards), all of Halifax, Evelyn ( Mrs. Ronald MacMillan), Willowdale, Ont, and Jean of Montreal; and Four grandchildren. He was predeceased by two sisters, Eva and Gertrude, and a brother Gerald. The body is in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street. Funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Henry Kline officiating, with Burial in Gate of Heaven cemetery, Lower Sackville.


May 9, 1986,Vincent H. Poirier Sr. D'Escousse, Richmond County.

Vincent Henry Poirier Sr. 88 of D'Escousse, Richmond County, died Friday at home. Born in Poirierville, he was a son of the late Joseph and Archange (Bona) Poirier. He is survived by a daughter, Anette(Mrs.John Sexton), Norwell Mass;
a son Rev. Vincent H. Poirier Jr. Franklin, Mass; two sisters, Corinne Mrs Wilfred Cordeau, Poirierville and Aggie Mrs. Harold Britten, Port Hastings, five grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Cecilia Eva Poirier, a
son Richard, two sisters, Dora and Eva; and four brothers, Raymond, Daucite, Charles and Lauchie. The body is in St. Hyacinthe's Ch. Burial in Parish Cemetery.



Arthur Philip Bonin, 64, Poirierville Rich. Co. died Wednesday Nov 6, 1985. Born in Poirierville he was a son of the late Edmund and Almeda (Pettipas) Bonin. He was a member of the armed forces, serving in the Korean War, and in the merchant marine during the Second World War. He was a long time employee of Irving Oil. He is survived by three brothers, Alfred, D'Escousse; Raymond, Halifax, and James, Montreal. He was predeceased by a sister Dorothy.


Sept 12, 1986,
Francis Leonard Pettipas 84 Poirierville D'Escousse died Friday in Spring Garden Villa, Sydney. Born in Poirierville, he was
a son of the late Amable and Eliza (Bona) Pettipas. He is survived by three brothers Godfrey, Dundee; Stanley,
Poulamond" Andrew, PEI, three sisters, Sister Sadie Pettipas, Sydney; Edith and Lina(Mrs Felix Landry both of Dundee.
He was predeceased by two brothers, Willard and Dominique; a sister Mary. The body is in St. Hyacinth Church , burial in the church cemetery.



 

Tuesday, June 24, 1986 River Bourgeois -
Louis Joseph PATE, 67, Toronto, formerly of River Bourgeois, Richmond County, died June 19 in Humber Memorial Hospital, Toronto. Born in River Bourgeois, son of the late William and Bertha (Bourque) Pate.


23 February 1987
Rebecca Pottie West L'Ardoise, Cape Breton-Rebecca Pottie,81,of West L'Ardoise,died Monday in Richmond Villa,St.Peters.Born in Lower L'Ardoise,Richmnod Co.,she was the daughter of the late Willam and Maria(Martell)Bona.She is survived by three daughters,Mrs. Roseanne Grant,Port Hawkesbury; Bernadette Duffy,Harrietsfield;Virginia Sampson,Halifax;a son,Cyril. Lower Sackville;a stepdaughter,Mary Pottie,and a stepson,Willam Pottie, both of West L'Ardoise;a sister,Mary Boudreau,Lower L'Ardoise;a brother Ned Bona,Rockdale;an adopted daughter,Elizabeth Sampson,West L'Ardoise; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.She was predeceased by her fitst husbanr,Maurice Sampson;her second husband Henry R. Pottie;a daughter Evangeline Hanson'an infant son;three sisters,two brothers and an infant granddaughter.The body is in L'Ardoise Parish Funeral Home.Funeral will be Thursday at 10 a.m.in Holy Guardian Angel Church, L'Ardoise,Rev.Basil Boudreau officiating.Burial will be in L'Ardoise Cemetery.


June 07, 1999;   page B03

PETITPAS, Isaac Harold - 78, Dartmouth, died June 4, 1999, at home. Born in Poirierville, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Everett and Eva Mary (Bona) Petitpas. He worked on Eisner's Poultry Farm and also for Scotia Poultry Farm until his retirement. He enjoyed carpentry. Surviving are his wife, the former Irene Petitpas; daughters, Darlene (Clifford) Doyle, Dartmouth; Charlene (fiancé Vincent McGrath), Dartmouth; sisters, Bernice (John) Carr, Fall River; Valerie Hearn, Arichat; grandchild, Ashley Doyle. He was predeceased by brother, Bernard; sister, Dorothy. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Memorial service 7 p.m. Tuesday in St. Vincent De Paul Roman Catholic Church, Flying Cloud Drive, Dartmouth, Rev. Bernie O'Neil officiating. Interment to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Vincent De Paul Parish.


27 April 1988

POIRIER,Malcolm Joseph-74,1208 George St.,Sydney,died Wednesday at home.Born in D'Escousse he was the son of the late Simon and Sophia Poirier.He was a member of St.Joseph's Roman Catholic church,Sydney.He was employed at Sysco as Supervisor of property until his retirement in 1979 after 39 years of service.He is survived by his wife Viola Bona;a son,Hubert,Sydney;three sisters,Mrs,Cecilia Edwards,Arichat;Mrs. Hattie MacKay,East Kingston,N.H.;Gertie,United States;a brother Fred,New York and a grandchild.He was predeceased by a sister,Rita.The body is in T.W.Curry Parkview Chapel.Funeral mass will be 2:30p.m.Saturday in St. Joseph's Church,Rev.A.MacNeil officiating.Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery



June 20, 1990, (Date Source: Michele Pottie)

POTTIE,Frank Daniel-76,Halifax,died Wednesday in Victoria General Hospital,Halifax.Born in Cape Breton he was a son of the late Frank and Alice(Pettipas)Pottie.He was a painter at HMC Dockyard.he is survived by his wife,the former Genevieve Hanson;two sons,Frank,Dartmouth;Brian, Ottawa;two daughters,Joan Decker,Greenwood;Carol,Halifax;fivebrothers, Martin,Sackville;Vince,Edward,Halifax;Gordon,Chateauquay.Que.;Robert, Calgary;13 grandchildren;two great-grandchildren.He was predeceased by a brother,James;two infant brothers.The body is in Snow's Funeral Home, Halifax,visiting 2-4,7-9p.m.today.Funeral will be held 10a.m.Saturday. Canadian Martyrs Church,Halifax.Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.Sackville.


Pottie,James Clarence-84,Halifax,died March 22,1996,in Oakamoore Convalescent Home,Tantallon.Born in L'Ardoise Richmond Co.,he was a son of the late Isadore and Sophie Pottie.He retired from the food and drug administration department of the federal government and was a member of St.Mary's Parish,Halifax.Surviving are daughters,Carole Jones,Toronto; Patricia Pottie,Ottawa;granddaughter,Merrill Jones,Halifax;several nieces and nephews.He was predeceased by his wife ,the former
Avernia Tanner.Visitation 2-4,7-9p.m.today in J.A.Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St.Halifax.Funeral 10 a.m.Tuesday in St. Mary's Basilica, Msgr. Martin Currie officiating.Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower sackville.No flowers by request.Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity.


March 18, 1997, Page B16

Peters, Rita - 75, Halifax, died March 17, 1997, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Infirmary Site. Born in Rockdale Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Felix and Lucy (Muise) Landry. She was a member of the ladies auxiliary of Royal Canadian Legion, Vimy Branch 27, and was vice-president of Acadia Square Lodge North Association. She worked at the Provincial Building for many
years. Surviving are sons, Enos, Mount Uniacke; Daniel, Halifax; Gary, Welland, Ont.; daughters, Rita Benjamin, Halifax; Deborah McGean, Edmonton, Alta.; nine grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Daniel; son, Darrell; sister, Melinda Lafford; brother, Henry. Etc.


April 14, 1997, page B15

PETERS. Mary Alvana (Lena) -- 83, Richmond Villa, St. Peter's, formerly of Lower L'Ardoise died April 13, 1997i, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Lower L'Ardoise, she was a daughter of the late James and Judith (Taylor) Birrette. Survivig are daughter, Brenda (Mrs. David Charron), Sarnia, Ont.; sons, Jamas, Leonard, Lower L'Ardoise; Edward, Montreal. Que.; brothers, Willie,
Dan; sisters.
Annabelle Sampson, Florence Parry, all of Lower L'Ardoise; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, George; brother, Edward; sister, Alice Sampson. Cremation will take place. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre offciating, No flowers by rquest.


May 22, 1997; page C11

POAN, Minnie Ann -101, St. Peter s, Richmond Co., formerly of Poulamon, died May 21,1997, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Poulamon,  she  was  a  daughter  of  the  late Freeman and Miriah Boudreau. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving  are  daughter,  Mary  Edna  Copp. Halifax;  three  grandchildren;  two  great-grandchildren.  She  was predeceased  by  her husband, Philip; daughter, Theresa; son, Thomas Norman; sisters, Mina, Marceline, Anita; brothers, Henry, Amadee. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday in Immaculate Conception Church, West Arichat, Rev. Conrad
Girrior officiating.
Burial in parish cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


July 16, 1997, Page C19

PAON, Ernest Joseph - 86, Pondville, Richmond Co., died July 15, 1997, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Pondville, he was a son of the late Peter and Mary (Fougere) Paon,   Surviving  is  sister,  Mrs.  Emma  Boudreau; Richmond Villa, St. Peter's He was predeceased  by brothers, James, Wilfred, Clarence, Raymond    Amadee in infancy; sister, Lena. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p m. today in C .H. , Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Visitation 1 p.m. Thursday until time of funeral at 2 p.m. Thursday in Our Lady of
Assumption Church, Arichat, Rev Hughie MacDonald officiating.
Burial to follow in parish cemetery  Donations to Canadian Cancer Society, St.  Anne s Centre or Our Lady Assumption Parish.


Feb. 18, 1998; page D19

POIRIER, Anita Marie - 83, Arichat, formerly of Poirierville, Richmond Co., died February 17, 1998, in  St. Anne's Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Born in Poulamond, she was a daughter of  the late Felix and Josephine (Marchand) Fougere. Surviving are her husband, Valma, Poirierville; sister, Theresa (Mrs. James Landry), Sydney. She was predeceased by sister,
Evelyn; brother, Gerald. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday in St. Hyacinth Church Funeral Parlor,  D'Escousse. Funeral 4 p.m. Thursday in St. Hyacinth Roman Catholic Church,  D'Escousse, Rev. John J. MacDonald officiating. Spring burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.
Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.



 

Feb. 19. 1998; page D11
POIRIER, Cecilia Marie - 79, 130 Reeves St., Sydney, died February 18, 1998, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Martinique, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Delaney) Burke. She was a member of Sacred Heart Parish and the Steelworkers and Sydney Pensioners Club until her health failed. She was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12, Ladies Auxiliary. She was a volunteer with the old City Hospital and alsovolunteered during the construction of Cape Breton Regional Hospital. She worked for many years at Acadian Lines and Kmart, retiring in 1982. Surviving are her husband, Vital; daughters, Joan, Sydney;
Jean, Florida; Colleen (Mrs. Ronald Langlois, Alberta; sons, Garfield, North Carolina; Joe, Sydney; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. No visitation. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 7 p.m. Friday in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Rev.  R. D. Smith and Pastor Mike Thorburn officiating.


March 07, 1998; page D26

PETTIPAS, Mary Philomena (Phyllis) - 91, 28 Victoria Hill, Westmount, formerly of 27 Morrison St., Sydney, died March 6, 1998, at home. Born in L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Annie and Alex Peters. She was a member of Holy Rosary Parish, Westmount, and St. Joseph's CWL. Surviving are daughters, Philomena (Mrs. John Yurczysyn), Elaine (Mrs. Emile Rooch), Yvonne (Mrs. Robert MacKinnon), Catherine (Mrs. Wayne Morrison), Sydney; Anna Mae (Mrs. Arthur Stone), Ottawa; Alvina (Mrs. Alex Burkey), L'Ardoise; Lorraine (Mrs. Arthur MacDonald), Mississauga, Ont.; Ethel (Mrs. Greg Gillis), Halifax; Delores (Mrs. Al Gariepy), Barrie, Ont.; sons, Arthur, Sydney; Gerard, Riverview, N.B.; sisters, Mary Samson, Elizabeth Lapolder, Halifax; Eva Briand, L'Ardoise; 43 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Herbert; infant son, Alfred; three sisters; two brothers. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday and Monday in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday in Holy Rosary Church, Westmount, Rev. Dan MacInnis officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery, Westmount. Donations to any charity.


March 09, 1998; page A11

PITTS, Marie Anne - 95, Halifax, died March 7, 1998, in Melville Lodge. Born in Poirierville, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Minnie (Poirier) Pettipas. She was employed at the Lord Nelson Hotel for many years and was a member of the Children of Mary at St. Mary's Basilica. Surviving are half-brother, Arthur, Halifax; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by twin sister, Ethel Poirier; brothers, Wilfred, Hubert; half-sisters, Dora,Cecila; half-brother, Michael. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Snow's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Mary's Basilica, Rev. James Mallon officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.



March 13, 1998; page D15

PETTIPAS, Arthur Daniel - 83, Eastern Passage, died March 11, 1998, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Poirierville, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Alfred and Theresa (Bourque) Pettipas. He served with the Cape Breton Highlanders during the Second World War and spent most of his working life in the construction industry. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Michael; sisters, Cicille Landry, Dora Poirier; half-brothers, Wilfred, Hubert; half-sisters, Ethel,  Marie. No visitation by request. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday in A. L. Mattatall Funeral Home,
Dartmouth, Jack MacNeil officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.


Oct. 10, 1998;   page D27

PAON, Marie Thelma - 74, D'Escousse, died October 9, 1998, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in D'Escousse, she was a daughter of the late Lauchlin and Anita (Pertus) Poirier. Surviving are sister, Mrs. Wilfred Baccardax, Halifax; brothers, Norman and wife Doris, Ontario;  Russell and wife Mary, Claude and wife Sandra, both of D'Escousse. She was predeceased by her  husband, Norman; a nephew. Her remains are resting at St. Hyacinth wake room, D'Escousse, on  Sunday from 1-9 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until time of funeral mass at 11 a.m., Rev. Bruno  Ruel officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Donations to
Canadian Diabetes  Association or parish cemetery fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Services,  Petit-de-Grat.


Dec. 21, 1998; page C13

POTTIE, Louis E. (Lou) - 56, Lower Sackville, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, December 19, 1998, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Poulamond, Cape Breton, on August 7, 1942, he was a son of the late Joseph and Marcellina Pottie. He was self-employed and forever will be remembered for his love of life, playing and singing country music and going to flea markets and yard sales with his best friend. Surviving are his best friend and companion, Marion Hanson; children, Bridgett, Cynthia Marie, Carol Ann, Sherry Lynn, Janice and Ursela, Mathew, and James; brothers, Ambrose and wife Karen, Cape Breton; Eugene and Danny, Burnaby, B.C.; sisters, Tina (Mrs. Gerrard Britten), Marjorie (Mrs. Alfred Britten), Delores (Mrs. James Ranson), Patricia (Mrs. Clifford Dorey), Alice MacKinnon, all of Cape Breton; many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, James. Family flowers only by request. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Lower Sackville. Funeral mass will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Rev. Gerald David officiating. Interment to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. A memorial service will be held in St. Hyacinth Catholic Church,
D'Escousse, Cape Breton Co., Wednesday at 3 p.m. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.


Jan. 20, 1999; page C03

PATRIQUIN, Rose M. - 69, Louisdale, Richmond Co., died January 19, 1999, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Louisdale, she was a daughter of the late William and Maude (Sampson) MacRae. She was past secretary for Louisdale and District Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She loved growing flowers and plants, and also enjoyed feeding the birds in the winter. Surviving are her husband, Harry; sons, Brian, Pictou; Donald, Saint John, N.B.; Kevin and wife Kim, Port Hawkesbury; Larry, North Bay, Ont.; Bradley, Louisdale; brother, William (Dilly), Louisdale; sisters, Theresa and husband Harry Boudreau, Sydney; Dorothy and
husband Vincent Sampson, Louisdale; Emeline and husband Evan Hickey, Moncton; Ethel (Rosa), Sydney; grandchildren, Jonathan Vance and Matthew Patriquin. She was predeceased by brother, Alvin; sister, Suzanne in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-12 noon Thursday in Glen Sampson Memorial Room, Louisdale. Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday in St. Louis Parish Church, Louisdale, Rev. Charles Cameron officiating. Burial in St. Louis Parish Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care Society or St. Louis Rosary Park. Funeral arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


March 13, 1999; page B12

PACE (Bona) (Sampson), Cecilia M. - 83, Halifax, died peacefully at home on March 11, 1999. She was a daughter of the late Charles P. and Agnes (Burke) Sampson, River Bourgeois. She is survived by her sons, Bob Bona, Enfield; Charles Pace, Halifax; daughters, Gloria (Bona) Warburton, Langley, B.C.; Jackie, Mary (Pace) Thibault, Sandra and Liz, Halifax; nine grandchildren;a great-granddaughter; brother, Arthur Sampson, Lower Sackville; sisters, Rita Wood, Pittsfield, Mass.; Jean Richard, Dartmouth; Gertrude Langille, Bedford; Joan Viscount, River Bourgeois; Patsy MacKay, Dartmouth, as well as 57 nieces and nephews. She was
predeceased by her parents; the fathers of her children, Robert Bona and Charlie Pace; brother, Amos Sampson; sister, Gena Rankin, Katherine Woods; son-in-law, Alan McRae. She was a member of the Catholic Women's League. Cremation has taken place. Funeral mass will be held today, March 13, at 10 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church, 26 Purcells Cove Rd., Halifax, Bishop James Hayes officiating. Reception immediately following mass in the church hall. Burial in Gates of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the de Paul Hospice Centre, Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse, 150 Bedford Hwy., Halifax.


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April 24, 1999

PETITPAS, Sister Genevieve (Sister Marie Anne Joseph), F.J. - Passed away at the Provincial House of the Daughters of Jesus, 553 Elmwood Dr., on April 23, 1999, at the age of 69 and in the 49th year of her religious profession. She was born in Arichat, the daughter of the late Walter Petitpas and Jeanne Briand. Besides her religious family, she is survived by brothers, Walter, Plymouth, Mass.; Frank, Cocagne, N.B., and Joseph, Sydney; sisters, Alice Peinsznski and Mary Louise Furlong, Sydney, and Theresa Pouchely, Marion Bridge, as well as several nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her parents, and one sister, Emma. Sister Genevieve spent the greater part of her life working in the field of education and pastoral ministry in Nova Scotia, namely Cheticamp, River Bourgeois, West Arichat, L'Ardoise, Petit-de-Grat and Sydney; in New Brunswick, namely Dalhousie, Belledune and St. Michael's
parish in Moncton. The remains will be resting at Frenette Funeral Home, 88 Church St., Moncton, on Sunday, April 25, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated at Notre-Dame de la Paix Parish, 87 Murphy St., Moncton, on Monday, April 26, at 2 p.m.


May 26, 1999; page C03

POTTIE-MOMBOURQUETTE, Catherine "Kate" - Lower L'Ardoise. Passed away at Richmond Villa, where she resided since 1990, on Tuesday, May 25, in her 100th year. Born Catherine Anne Floyd, on March 22nd., 1899 in Springfield, Antigonish Co., she was the daughter of the late John Floyd and Mary MacDonald. Kate lived in Sydney during her growing up years and then moved to Portsmouth, Ohio, and Baltimore, Md. In 1931, as a young widow and mother she moved to L'Ardoise where she made her home. Kate was an active member of the Ladies Social Club, and a strong promoter of the Miraculous Medal. In previous years she was a
member of the CWL and at the time of her death she was still a member of the ladies auxiliary of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 110. She will always be remembered by her family and members of her community as a loving and considerate lady, ever loyal to family and friends and always gracious and hospitable in her home. She is survived by son, Walter Pàté (Jean Casey), Delta, B.C.; a daughter, Mary (Joe Sampson), Malden, Mass.; six grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; three great-great-grandchidlren; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, Walter Pottie in 1931 and her second husband, George A. Mombourquette in 1967; an infant son, Edmond; sisters, Mary Mugford, Alice Floyd and Nellie Troke; brothers, Johnnie and Duncan Floyd. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.today in Holy Guardian Angels Parish Funeral Home. Funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. Robert Floyd officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society and the Heart andStroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Funeral under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.


October 16, 1999

POTHIER, Abel Levi - Grand Anse, Richmond Co., died October 13, 1999, in the Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Sluice Point, Yarmouth, he was a son of the late Levi Abel and Odille (Surette) Pothier. Surviving are his wife, the former Mildred MacRae; son, Brian, Didsbury, Alta.; sisters, Marian Simmons, Doris Bourque, Julietts Bourque, Sluice Point, Yarmouth; brothers, Clifford, Yarmouth; Gustave, Quebec; three grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Laura, Mathilda, Pauline; brothers, Donald and one in infancy. Cremation has taken place. Funeral at a later date in the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 47, St. Peter's. Burial of ashes at a later date in Yarmouth. Funeral arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat



 

October 31, 1999

PYKE, Herman Joseph - 52, Louisdale, Richmond County, died October 29, 1999, in the VG Site, QEII in Halifax. Born in Arichat, he was a son of the late Cluette and Mary Medarise (Linden) Pyke. He attended St. Louis Parish in Louisdale and was also a member of Local "721" of the Operating Engineers Union. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Tessie (Kelly); sons, David, Glen; daughter, Allana; nephew, Michael; great niece Samantha. He was predeceased by son, Shane; brother, Arthur. Visitation will be in Glen Sampson Room, Louisdale 1-9 p.m. today. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday, Rev. Charlie Cameron officiating. Burial to follow in St. Louis Parish Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to a charity of choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


December 14, 1999

POIRIER, Paul A. - 75, Upper Lakeville, Halifax Co., passed away quietly at home on Monday, December 13, 1999. Born on Isle Madame, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Reginald and Stella (Boudreau) Poirier. During the Second World War he served overseas with the North Nova Scotia Regiment. Following the war he was employed for 10 years as a tax collector for the city of Halifax. He worked for 25 years as an employment counselor with Manpower and Immigration Canada. He was awarded a "Gold M" for his services as such by the Saint Mary's University Student Union. He was a guitar player an a lover of music from his early years. After his retirement in 1981, he entertained at community events and taught guitar to a circle of friends and neighbors, who will miss their weekly "music night". He is survived by his wife of  52 years, Jean (Hannan); daughter, Paula (Ross), Middleton; sons, Mark, Halifax; John, Halifax; sisters, Theresa (Spearns), Herring Cove; Helen (Edens), Halifax; Louise (Clancey), Dartmouth; Josephine (Jackson), Halifax; Stella, Sackville; six grandchildren. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held in Rowlings Funeral Home, Musquodoboit Harbour on Wednesday, December 15, from 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held in early January, time and place to be announced. Memorial donations may be made to Saint Phillip Neri Church or a charity of your choice.


January 20, 2000

PATE, John James - 69, Truro, died suddenly on January 18, 2000, at home. Born in River Bourgeois, he was a son of the late Charles and Florence (DeWolfe) Pate. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. After serving 19 years in the Canadian Armed
Forces (RCAF) he moved to Truro and operated Mary's Grocery until 1979, at which time he took up a teaching position at the Nova Scotia Community College, Halifax, until retirement. A member of the Cobequid Twirlers Square Dance Club and the Seniors Bowling League he also enjoyed fishing and playing his Guitar. A loving father, devoted husband and grandfather he will be sadly missed. He was predeceased by a brother, Richard; sisters, Marie and Cora. Surviving are his wife, Helen (Lynch); son, Glenn, Dartmouth; daughter, Susan (Terry) Lynch; grandsons, Trevor and Mitchell Pate, Nicholas, Jonathan and Christopher Lynch. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Friday, in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, in the Immaculate Conception Church, Truro, Monsignor Martin Currie officiating with a reception to follow in Campbell Hall. Cremation will follow with burial to be held at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Charles Best Research Fund in care of the Canadian
Diabetes Association, 6080 Young St., Suite 101, Halifax, NS, B3K 5L2 or to a charity of your choice.


March 04, 2000

PETTIPAS, Daniel - 102, Dartmouth, died March 3, 2000, in Melville Lodge in Halifax. Born November 15, 1897, in L'Ardoise, he was a son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Longaphy) Pettipas. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was employed at Defence Research Establishment Atlantic until he retired. He was a lifelong member of St. Anthony's Church. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, the former Mary Arsenault; son, Fred and wife Margaret; grandsons, Mike and Chris; great-grandsons, Brendon and Jonathan; great- granddaughter, Jennifer. He was predeceased by brothers, Vitas, David, Ben, Joseph and two in infancy; sisters, Haddie, Bertha, Dora and Lena Visiting will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday in St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church (Courtney Road), Dartmouth, Rev. Owen Connolly officiating. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may bemade to a charity of choice.


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June 20, 2000

POTTIE, Peter Lorenzo - 85, River Bourgeois, died Sunday, June 18, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in River Bourgeois, he was a son of the late Amable and Minnie (Landry) Pottie. He was an employee of The Sydney Steel plant for 32 years and upon retirement worked with the Department of Highways in Richmond County. Surviving are his wife of 59 years, the former Margaret Fougere; sons, Peter (Milton), Middleton; Kelvin, Port Hawkesbury; daughter, Audrey (Mrs. John MacNeil), Burlington, Ont.; Judy (Mrs. Leo MacNeil), River Bourgeois; Dona, Kingston; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by
brother, Willard; sisters, Evelyn, Eldon, Nellie; grandson, Mark Christopher. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. Funeral mass Friday, June 23, at 2 p.m. in St. John The Baptist Church, River Bourgeois, Rev. Sandy MacNeil officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to charity of choice in lieu of flowers. Arrangements under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peters.


Aug. 08, 2000

POIRIER (Kehoe), Patricia Louise - Formerly of Toronto, died August 4, 2000, in the Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston after a courageous battle with cancer. Until her sickness Pat was employed as an Educational Assistant with the Ontario Government. Born in Arichat, she was a daughter of Helen (Bowen) Kehoe and the late Howard Kehoe. Surviving are siblings, Ann Marie, Belleville, Ont.; Charles, Marble Mountain; Theresa, Tommy and Thelma, Rocky Bay; Noren, Florida; Anthony, Petit de Grat; Rudy, New York; Bernadette, Lower Sackville; Liz, Jackie, Dartmouth; Bea, Fall River; Ron, Arichat. Cremation has taken place. Funeral was held
August 7, in St. Hyacinth Catholic Church, D'Escousse, Rev. Vincent Poirier officiated, assisted by Rev. J. J. MacDonald. Donations to Strait Richmond Palliative Care Unit, or the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral entrusted to IML Funeral Services, Petit-de-Grat.


Dec. 11, 2000

PARK, Jervis Ronald - 23, River Bourgeois, died December 9, 2000, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Stephenville, Nfld. he was a son of Cecilia Benoit, Stephenville, Nfld. and the late Alexander Park. He graduated from St. Peter's District High School in 1986 and from the Nova Scotia Community College Strait Campus in Port Hawkesbury in 1997. He was a former employee of Boudreau's Enterprise. Surviving are his foster mother, Elizabeth Benoit; foster sister, Amanda Benoit, Chapel Island; sister, Ashley MacIsaac, Picadilly, Nfld.; foster brother, Steward Benoit, Georgia; brothers,
Tyrone, Robert, Stephenville, Nfld.; longtime companion, May Benoit, Stephenville, Nfld.; maternal grandmother, May Benoit, Stephenville, Nfld. He was predeceased by his maternal grandfather and his paternal grandparents. Visitation 10 a.m. today in Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Chapel which is attached to the Community Centre, Chapel Island, where memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Rev. Duncan MacIsaac officiating. A salite will follow after the service. The body will be transferred to Russell Funeral Home, Stephenville, Nfld. Funeral in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Piccadilly, Nfld., Rev. Patrey officiating. Burial to follow in Roman Catholic
Cemetery, Piccadilly, Nfld. Donations to the family.
Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


December 23, 2000

POPE (Doyle), Mary Anne - 93, a prominent member of the Louisbourg community, passed away peacefully at home on December 22, 2000. Born June 16, 1907, in Margaree Forks, she was a daughter of the late Michael A. and Bertha (McGarry) Doyle. She attended Mount St. Bernard College, Antigonish and Normal College, Truro and taught school at Cranton Section (Margaree Centre), Louisbourg and Bailey Brook, Picou Co. She was a very active CWL member for over 50 years. She was a founding member and past president of Stella Maris Parish CWL. She also served on the CWL Provincial Executive. She was a member of the Stella Maris
Altar Society. She took pride in corresponding with many family and friends. She wrote the Louisbourg News for the Cape Breton Post for a number of years. She is survived by a brother, Rev. D. Alphonse Doyle, Antigonish; nieces, Shirley (Peter) Davidson, Marilyn (Bob) Price and nephews, Bertram (Helen) Doyle and Gerard (Lorraine) Doyle. She was predeceased by her husband, James P. Pope; brothers, Bernard, Bertram, Rev. Gerard, Augustine and sisters, Henrietta in infancy and Frances Morrison. Remains are resting in Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church, Louisbourg, with visitation Tuesday, December 26, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will be 10
a.m. Wednesday, December 27, in Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church, Louisbourg, Rev. D.A. Doyle presiding, assisted by Pastor Rev. Conrad Edwards. Burial will be in Stella Maris Cemetery, Louisbourg. Family flowers only please. Donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements under the direction of W.A. Chant Funeral Home, Louisbourg.



 

February 03, 20001

PENTECOST, John James - 64, River Bourgeois, Richmond Co., died Thursday, February 1, 2001, at home. Born in Sydney Mines, he was a son of the late James E. and Annie (Briggs) Pentecost. He was a former employee of the Department of Highways, St. Peters. A member of St. John the Baptist Parish, River Bourgeois. He is survived by sisters, Anne (Joseph) Sampson, River Bourgeois; Mary (Douglas) Babineau, Margaret (Bruce) Allen, all of Marion Bridge; brother, Edward (Mary), River Bourgeois. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Funeral mass will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, February 17, from St. John the Baptist Roman
Catholic Church, Rev. Sandy MacNeil officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Sydney Mines at a later date. Funeral arrangement under the care and direction of the Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, St. Peters.


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

March 14, 2001

POTTIE, Wilfred John - Halifax, died suddenly at the age of 63, in Panama City Beach, Fla., on March 8, 2001. A son of the late Maxim and Denatilde "Tilly" Pottie, Wilfred attended Saint Mary's Boys School, Saint Patrick's High School and then worked for 39 years for the CBC until his retirement in 1993. He was a faithful member of Canadian Martyrs Parish and was a
dedicated volunteer with the homeless at Hope Cottage and the veterans at Camp Hill Medical Centre. He is survived by his beloved wife, Jackie (Sweet); his twin sons, Colin (Karen Burch) and Kevin (Lai-Ling Lee); his granddaughter, Mzia; his sisters, Marie (Nick, deceased) and Sister Anna; his brothers, Rev. Joe (Kaye), Tom (Mary), Father Ken, Father Charles SJ and Wayne (Jean). A funeral mass will be held in Saint Mary's Basilica on Saturday, March 17, at 10 a.m., followed by a reception in the church hall. Visitation will be held in Snow's Funeral Home on Thursday, March 15, from 7-9 p.m. and Friday, March 16, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to Hope Cottage, 2435 Brunswick St.,
Halifax, NS B3K 2Z4. Wilf's kind and gentle touch will be dearly missed.



May 15, (before 1993)
JOSEPH PETERS, SYDNEY

Joseph Alexander Peters, 29 Atlantic Street, Sydney died Thursday, May 15 at St. Rita Hospital, Sydney.  Born in L’Ardoise, Richmond County, he was the son of the late Joseph Alexander and Anna Martell Peters.  He was employed as carpenter at Sydney Steel Corporation until his retirement in 1974.  He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 12.  Mr. Peters was a member of St. Joseph’s Parish and was an active member on several parish committees.  He is survived by his wife the former Josephine Gillis; four daughters, Anne Marie (Mrs. John G. MacDonald) Dutch Brook; Alvina, Labrador, Linda and Delores both at home; six sisters; Emma (Mrs. Fabian Briand) and Mrs. Eva Briand both of L’Ardoise, Mrs. Mary Samson and Alvina (Mrs. Harvey Hendsbee) both of Halifax, Mrs. Elizabeth Lapolder and Phyllis (Mrs. Hubert Pettipas) both of Sydney and four grandchildren.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by two brothers; Thomas Peters and John McPhee and one sister Anna.  The body will rest at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel today after 7 p.m.  The funeral mass will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. from St. Joseph’s Church with Reverend Norman MacPhee officiating.  Interment will be made in Resurrection Cemetery.  Donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association.



In yesterdays "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper:

POIRIER, Kevin James - Age 32, died April 23, 2001, suddenly at home. Born in Sydney, he was a son of Carolyn Anne and stepfather, Lyall Hall. He is survived by his brother, Stephen, Lower Sackville; uncle, Brad (Gail) Poirier, D'Escousse. He was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Rachel and Walter Poirier; step-grandmother, Nora Hall. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. today, funeral mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Thursday, both in St. Hyacinth Church, D'Escousse, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating. Cremation to follow. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Cemetery Fund. Funeral entrusted to the compassionate care of IML Funeral Services, Petit de Grat.

** Kevin was very well known and liked throughout Isle Madame. Here are some of the letters received by the Isle Madame Listserv this week.

George,
Thanks for this obit.  Yes he is definitely one of ours. I don't have a lot on him, except what I know personally about Kevin.  His mother is Carolyn Poirier-Hall, formerly from D'Escousse, she is the daughter of Walter Poirier also of D'Escousse and Rachael Marchand of Arichat. Kevin was very well known throughout the island.  He will be missed by everyone.  His death was a shock to us all. He was a bus driver for the School Board for a number of years, and worked various jobs throughout the island.  People could depended on Kevin to do anything for them. He has such a big heart, to bad it gave up on him. The funeral was yesterday, and I must say, I've never in my life seen so many people and cars at one funeral. It must be a comfort to his mother to know that he was well know and well liked by so many people. He turned 33 the day before his funeral. George, Kevin's grand-parents lived next door to Susan Pertus-Murphy, and I do believe you are related to Susan. And I believe there is some relations with Walter as well, but I can't be sure. I just thought I'd past that bit of information.

Regards to you all
Tilly - Matilda Joyce-Goyetche
D'Escousse

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Kevin was a kind person.  He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. His mother, Carolyn, is my first cousin.  I regret that I was not able to attend his funeral.

John Poirier
Halifax

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Hello all.
It wasn't included in the obituary, but Kevin died at home. He lived on Pondville road, just before D'Escousse. I can certainly second what Tillie wrote earlier. Kevin was very well known, and his passing was a shock to us all. The shock was also felt amongst the youth in the community. I remember a few years back when he was my bus driver. He had a different route this year. My father knew him very well, and my mother also. They still can't believe he's gone. My parents also attended the funeral, and they tell me that they had never seen a funeral with such an attendance. He was loved by one and all alike.

Steven  DeRoch
Petit De Grat

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Hi everyone,
It's nice to see kind words for this young man taken too early from us. There were not too many people who would not have known him. He was a jack of all trades and liked by all. My  brother was a pall bearer and very upset at his passing. He helped many of his friends get home safely on more than one occasion.  When my father was recovering from hip surgery he would
come and play cribbage with him daily.It helped pass the time away - not too mention feed a long standing competitive spirit. They had fun!  The community as a whole will be the poorer for his untimely passing.

Annette Fougere
Poulamond

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In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

April 28, 2001

PERTUS, Mary Louise "Lou" - 72, Dartmouth, died April 27, 2001, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Arichat, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Mombourquette) DeCoste. Prior to her retirement, she worked at the Lord Nelson Hotel. She was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother. Surviving are her husband, Ted; daughter, Liz (Kevin) Tobin,
Cole Harbour; son, Keith (Susan), Bedford; brothers, Albert and Raymond, Arichat; Joseph, Ontario; sisters, Barbara Brown and Jeanette Larsen, Halifax. She will be sadly missed by her granddaughters, Kelly, Amy and Madelyn. She was predeceased by brothers, Fred and Existe. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, at 90 Astral Dr., Cole Harbour. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, April 30, in St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic



In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

May 01, 2001

POIRIER, John Frederick - 73, Halifax, died April 30, 2001, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born September 4, 1927, in Halifax, he was a son of the late Theofred and Alice (Fougere) Poirier. He served in the Merchant Navy during the Second World War and was a member of ILA 269 Long Shoreman Association. He worked 28 years at the dockyard in Aux. Vessels. PSAC, he was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Scotia Branch 25. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Gladys (Dunphy) Poirier; daughters, Linda Poirier, Halifax; Valerie MacAdam and husband Greg, Halifax; Donna Poirier and husband John Forster, Toronto, Ont.; grandchildren, Joseph and John Poirier, Krista and Katie MacAdam, Jacqueline and Jillian Forster. He was predeceased by his brother, Gerald. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, May 3, in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Msgr. William Wamboldt officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of choice.



May 12, 2001

POIRIER, Castilda Johanna - 92, D'Escousse, Richmond Co., died May 10, 2001, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in D'Escousse, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Poirier) McDonald. She was a member of
the New Horizon Seniors Club. She is survived by daughter, Julia Cameron, Sydney; sister, Claudia Miller, Barnstable, Cape Cod; brother, Alvin McDonald, Montauk, Long Island, N.Y. She was predeceased by her husband, Nicholas T. Poirier. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


CHARLES ROBERT PERRAULT

Born October 13, 1930 in Boston, Massachusetts "met the old man upstairs" December 9, 2001 in Apple Valley, Minnesota.
Chuck is survived by his wife Joyce, children, stepchildren, grandchildren, and great-grandchild.
Chuck served in the United States Marine Corps in China and Korea, 1947 to 1952, and completed his military career in the United States Army Reserve.



 PERRY-POIRIER, Hon. Melvin J. - The death occurred suddenly at the Western Hospital, Alberton, on Friday, January 25, 2002, of the Hon. Melvin J. Perry-Poirier of St. Louis, age 76 years. He served as P.E.I. Senator from 1999-2000. Beloved husband of Anita Perry (nee Gaudet). Dear father of Conrad Perry, St. Louis; Elise Ladouceur, Lower Sackville, N.S.; Claudette (Timmy) Harper, St. Nicholas; Anne (Paul) Hogan, Cumberland, P.E.I.; and Daniel Perry (special friend, Heidi), St. Louis. Loving grandfather of Stephanie and Jeffrey Harper, Kayla and Lauren Ladouceur, Emily Hogan and Parker and Emmalee. Son of the late Marcelin and Angeline Perry; brother of Henry (Betty) Perry, Sudbury, Ontario; Joe (Esther) Poirier, Burlington, Ontario; and Florence (Guillaume) Richard, St. Louis. He was predeceased by his parents; daughter, Louise; brothers, Edgar and Johnnie in infancy; and son-in-law, Paul Ladouceur. Resting at the Palmer Road Funeral Home where funeral will be held Monday at Immaculate Conception Church, Palmer Road, with funeral mass at 4 p.m. Interment will take place at a later date in the church cemetery. Visiting hours Saturday, 7-9 p.m.; Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Monday
2-3:30 p.m. Memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation would be greatly appreciated.



JAMES POIRIER, 65, PORTAGE, formerly of Arichat, passed away suddenly, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at the Cape Breton healthcare complex, SYDNEY. Born in D'Escousse , he was the son of the late Thomas and Beatrice (Marmo**their spelling) Poirier of Arichat. He was a member of St. Mary's Parish, East Bay.  He is survived by his long time companion , Sarah MacPherson; daughters , Bonnie (John) Keefe, Blockhouse, Donna (Greg) MacKinnon, East Bay, Cheryl (Mike), East Bay, Lorrie (Matt) Dawson, Gardiner Mines, Kerry (Eirik), Sydney; son Darren (Stacey), East Bay and 16 grandchildren.
He was pre deceased by his wife , Barbara (MacAdam) Poirier and a brother Thomas in infancy.  No visitation by request. Mass at 11AM Thursday at St. Mary's Church, East Bay with Fr. Abbass officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetary, Sydney Forks. He had worked 34 years at that cemetary. Funeral arrangements T.W.Curry Parkview Chapel.



  March 14, 2001

POTTIE, Wilfred John - Halifax, died suddenly at the age of 63, in Panama City Beach, Fla., on March 8, 2001. A son of the late Maxim and Denatilde "Tilly" Pottie, Wilfred attended Saint Mary's Boys School, Saint Patrick's High School and then worked for 39 years for the CBC until his retirement in 1993. He was a faithful member of Canadian Martyrs Parish and was a
dedicated volunteer with the homeless at Hope Cottage and the veterans at Camp Hill Medical Centre. He is survived by his beloved wife, Jackie (Sweet); his twin sons, Colin (Karen Burch) and Kevin (Lai-Ling Lee); his granddaughter, Mzia; his sisters, Marie (Nick, deceased) and Sister Anna; his brothers, Rev. Joe (Kaye), Tom (Mary), Father Ken, Father Charles SJ and
Wayne (Jean). A funeral mass will be held in Saint Mary's Basilica on Saturday, March 17, at 10 a.m., followed by a reception in the church hall. Visitation will be held in Snow's Funeral Home on Thursday, March 15, from 7-9 p.m. and Friday, March 16, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to Hope Cottage, 2435 Brunswick St.,
Halifax, NS B3K 2Z4. Wilf's kind and gentle touch will be dearly missed.


April 23, 2001

POIRIER, Kevin James - Age 32, died April 23, 2001, suddenly at home. Born in Sydney, he was a son of Carolyn Anne and stepfather, Lyall Hall. He is survived by his brother, Stephen, Lower Sackville; uncle, Brad (Gail) Poirier, D'Escousse. He was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Rachel and Walter Poirier; step-grandmother, Nora Hall. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. today, funeral mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Thursday, both in St. Hyacinth Church, D'Escousse, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating. Cremation to follow. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Cemetery Fund. Funeral entrusted to the compassionate care of IML Funeral Services, Petit de Grat.


April 28, 2001

PERTUS, Mary Louise "Lou" - 72, Dartmouth, died April 27, 2001, in QEII Health Sciences    Centre. Born in Arichat, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Mombourquette) DeCoste. Prior to her retirement, she worked at the Lord Nelson Hotel. She was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother. Surviving are her husband, Ted; daughter, Liz
(Kevin) Tobin, Cole Harbour; son, Keith (Susan), Bedford; brothers, Albert and Raymond, Arichat; Joseph, Ontario; sisters, Barbara Brown and Jeanette Larsen, Halifax. She will be sadly missed by her granddaughters, Kelly, Amy and Madelyn. She was predeceased by brothers, Fred and Existe. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771
Main St., Dartmouth. Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, at 90 Astral Dr., Cole Harbour. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, April 30, in St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Bernie O'Neill officiating. Interment to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society,
The Arthritis Society or any charity.


May 01, 2001

POIRIER, John Frederick - 73, Halifax, died April 30, 2001, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born September 4, 1927, in Halifax, he was a son of the late Theofred and Alice (Fougere) Poirier. He served in the Merchant Navy during the Second World War and was a member of ILA 269 Long Shoreman Association. He worked 28 years at the dockyard in Aux. Vessels. PSAC, he was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Scotia Branch 25. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Gladys (Dunphy) Poirier; daughters, Linda Poirier, Halifax; Valerie MacAdam and husband Greg, Halifax; Donna Poirier and husband John Forster, Toronto, Ont.; grandchildren, Joseph and John Poirier, Krista and Katie MacAdam, Jacqueline and Jillian Forster. He was predeceased by his brother, Gerald. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, May 3, in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Msgr. William Wamboldt officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of choice.


May 12, 2001

POIRIER, Castilda Johanna - 92, D'Escousse, Richmond Co., died May 10, 2001, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in D'Escousse, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Poirier) McDonald. She was a member of the New Horizon Seniors Club. She is survived by daughter, Julia Cameron, Sydney; sister, Claudia Miller, Barnstable, Cape Cod; brother, Alvin
McDonald, Montauk, Long Island, N.Y. She was predeceased by her husband, Nicholas T. Poirier. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


June 28, 2001

POIRIER, Bartholomew Albany "Bert" - 83, Poulamond, Richmond Co., died June 28, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Poulamond, Richmond Co., he was the son of the late Clancy and Louisa (Langlois) Poirier. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Evelyn (Fougere); sons, Wayne (Diane), Kentville; Ken (Debbie), Bedford; daughter, Lois (Ken Meech), Bedford; sisters, Marie (Val Boudreau), Brantford, Ont.; Eleanor (Vander Landry), Petit de Grat; grandchildren, Roy, Kevin, Kim, Michele, Brad, Robin; eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sister, Estelle. Cremation has taken place. Funeral mass 2 p.m. Saturday, in St. Hyacinth Catholic Church, D'Escousse, Rev. Ivan Loignon officiating. Burial of ashes to follow
in parish cemetery.
Donations to charity of your choice. Funeral is under the compassionate care and direction of I.M.L. Funeral Services, Petit de Grat.


Wednesday, September 26, 2001

POTTIE, Charles Arthur - 72, L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., died September 24, 2001, in L'Ardoise. Born in L'Ardoise, he was a son of the late Felix and Mary Nancy (Martell) Pottie. He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret Jean Mason; sons, Arthur, Vincent, Stanley, all of L'Ardoise; Jerry, Bedford; Eugene, British Columbia; sisters, Bernice, Louise, both of L'Ardoise; Theresa, Montreal; brothers, Edmond, Nelson, Leo, all of L'Ardoise; nine grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Mary (Pottie); brothers, Leroy, Edward. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Friday in Holy Guardian Angel Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. J. J. MacIntyre officiating. Burial to follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, L'Ardoise. Memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


Tuesday, February 26, 2002

POTTIE, Martin A. - 75, Lower Sackville, passed away February 24, 2002, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Frank and Mary (Pettipas)  Pottie. He served in the Army Corp, R.C.O.C. for 25 years retiring as sergeant with a Special Service Medal, Canadian Peace Keeping Medal, United Nations Emergency Force Medal and Canadian Forces Decoration. Employed with Public Works and Government Services Canada for 20 years, member of the
Royal Canadian Legion, Calais Branch 162. He was a member of St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church for many years. Surviving are his wife, the former Noreen McDow; daughters, Linda Lacombe (Christopher), Victoria, B.C.; Katherine "Kathy", Ann Pottie (Barak), Lower Sackville; sons, Martin, Lower Sackville; Pat, Grand Lake; brothers, Robert (Cora), Calgary; Gordon (Odette), Quebec; Vince, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Laura, Robin, Alyssa, Shana, Marita, "Princess", "Bud"; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Jim, Frank, Edward and two in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today with Legion service 7 p.m., both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Reception to follow in the Royal Canadian Legion, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Lung Association of Nova Scotia or Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch.


Sunday, March 3, 2002

POIRIER, Arthur Joseph - 78, Halifax, died March 2, 2002, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Louisdale, he was a son of the late Colin and Alma (Landry) Poirier. He had served in the Second World War as a merchant marine. He is survived by his wife, Alma; daughters, Joanne MacDonald (Daniel) and Angela Poirier (Peter McCarnen), both of Halifax; brother, James (Patricia), Halifax; grandchildren, Justin, Loren; step grandchild, Molly; mother-in-law, Madeline Power. He was predeceased by daughter, Lisa; brother, Ernest. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Halifax. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, in St. Michael's Roman Catholic
Church, Father John Mills officiating. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations may be
made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.


Tuesday, March 12, 2002

PETERSON (Sampson), Rose Theresa - 53, L'Ardoise, passed away Monday, March 11, 2002, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. She was born March 26, 1948, in Sydney. She was predeceased by her father, Walter; mother, Evelyn; foster parents, Martin and Hilda Sampson. Rose worked at the L'Ardoise Credit Union, for the past 19 years in many capacities, including assistant manager. Rose also served on the board of directors for the W.B. Kingston Memorial Clinic in L'Ardoise. Rose will be sadly missed and forever remembered by her family and many friends, for her wonderful spirit, caring ways and strong faith. Rose was a loving wife of Gary; son, Bobby (Angie); daughter, Shelly Martell, both of L'Ardoise; grandchildren, Madison, Leaha, Maicie; sisters, Barbara Rehberg (Mike), Rose Marie Sampson (Abram), Bernie Sampson (Ambrose), Brenda Sampson (Donnie Gibson), Marlene Sampson, all of L'Ardoise; Eileen Burke (James), Halifax; brothers, Alex Sampson (Bridget), L'Ardoise; Roy, Sydney; Mike (Marilyn), Sydney; Francis (Sylvia), Pictou; Donnie (Judy), Pictou; many loving nieces
and nephews. Rose was predeceased by her brother, Gilbert; nephew, Adam LeMessurier. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16, in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Father John MacIntyre officiating. Interment of ashes will take place in Holy Guardian Angels Cemetery at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations to the Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care or W.B. Kingston Memorial Clinic, L'Ardoise. Special thanks to Dr. Pluta and Dr. Tan and to the nurses who took the time to get to know Rose and her needs, we thank you for your consideration and compassion. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peters.


Sunday, April 7, 2002

PERTUS, John W. - 78, Halifax, died peacefully April 4, 2002, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre surrounded by family. Born in D'Escousse, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Leonard and Florence (Doyle) Pertus. He was a veteran of the R.C.A.F. in the Second World War. Following his war service, he attended Dalhousie University and graduated in Civil
Engineering from TUNS. He retired from the Department of Highways where he had been employed for 34 years. He was actively involved in golfing, curling, hunting, fishing and was passionate about gardening. Surviving are his wife, Trudy (MacNeil);
daughter, Laura (Tom); sons, Tim (Judy), Mark (Nancy); nine grandchildren, all of Halifax; sisters, Jeanetta and Susan;
several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Tim; sister, Loretta and daughter, Patricia "Tish". Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Catherine's Church, Bayers Road. A second service will be held at a later date in D'Escousse with interment to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a favourite charity.


Saturday, May 25, 2002

POTTIE, Edgar Patrick - 81, Halifax, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2002, in his retirement home in Grand Pre. Born in L'Ardoise, Cape Breton, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Deveau) Pottie. He enjoyed his retirement after working 45 years as a skilled meat cutter, spending the spring, summer and fall at his home in the Land of Evangeline. During the winter
months, his favourite pastime was bowling daily. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, the former Iris Marriott; sons, Carl (Lynda), Herring Cove; Barry (Connie), Tantallon; Edgar (Sandra), Porters Lake; granddaughters, Laura, Jennifer, Laura; grandsons, Carl, Chris; brother, Albert, Halifax; sisters, Gladys, Halifax; Alice, Thunder Bay, Ont. He was predeceased by brothers, Charles, Joseph, Leo and Walter. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday in J. A. Snow Funeral Home Chapel, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. www.funeralscanada.com/homes/snow


Thursday, May 30, 2002

POTTIE, Francis H. - 89, L'Ardoise, died in Sampsonville, May 29, 2002. Born in L'Ardoise, he was a son of the late Henry and Angeline Pottie. He was a freight handler for many years in Halifax. He is survived by his daughter, Leona (Mrs. James LeRue), Elmsdale; granddaughter, Shelly and grandson, Jason, both of Elmsdale; great-grandchildren, Matthew, Christina; brothers, Gordon, Hamilton, Ont.; Fred, Peggys Cove; sister, Mary, Brantford, Ont. He was predeceased by his wife, Christina; brothers, Leo, Raymond, Joe; sister, Della. Visiting 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in L'Ardoise Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday in Holy Guardian Church, L'Ardoise. Burial in the parish cemetery. Arrangements under the direction
of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home.
His family would like to say a special thank you to Gail and George Landry for their very special care given to my father during his stay with them.


Sunday, July 8, 2002

POTTIE (Poirier), Mary Margaret - 82, L'Ardoise, died in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Cecelia Poirier (Roach). Mary is survived by sons, John Pottie (Jean), L'Ardoise; David Pottie (Doris), Three Islands; Donald Pottie (Diane), St. Peter's; Nicholas Pottie (Valerie), L'Ardoise; Peter Pottie (Tamara), Rockdale; daughters, Phyllis Leon (Fred), L'Ardoise; Helen Courchene, L'Ardoise; Catherine Dollimount (Wallace), Sydney; Sandra Dollimount (Donald), St. Peter's; 30 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; four great great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Jeanette Gaudet, Cheticamp; Lucy Anna Coleman, Ontario; Obeline Pottie, L'Ardoise; Sarah Pottie, L'Ardoise; Theresa Webb, L'Ardoise. Mary was predeceased by husband, Ned Pottie; daughter, Mary McInnis; one infant son; two infant daughters;
brother, Joseph Poirier; sister, Elizabeth Roach. Donations to Dr. W.B. Kingston Memorial. Visiting was held Sunday in L'Ardoise Parish Funeral Home. Funeral mass 2 p.m. today in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, with burial in the parish cemetery. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.


Pettipas, Mary Emma – May 10, 1994
82, Halifax, died May 10, 1994, in Victoria General Hospital.  Born in River Bourgeois, Cape Breton County, she was a daughter of the late William and Justine Beranger.  She is survived by two daughters, Marjorie (Mrs. John MacKay), Halifax; Veronica (Mrs. Barrie Grandy), Charlottetown, PEI; brother, Charlie, Halifax; sister, Margaret Bouchard, River Bourgeois; three grandsons.  She was predeceased by her husband, Philip (Pepe); three brothers, Amable, Burt, Arthur.  Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Thursday in J. A. Snow Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax.  Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday in St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Gerald David officiating.  Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hope Cottage or Mass for Shut-Ins, 69 Kings Rd., Sydney.


John Henry Pottie – July 16, 1984
St. Peter’s – John Henry Pottie, 100, formerly of St. Peter’s, died Monday in Lethbridge, Alberta.  Born in River Bourgeois, he was a son of the late Patrick and Deline (Robertson) Pottie.  He is survived by four daughters, Jacqueline (Mrs. Leo Guyetche), Springhill; Vivian (Mrs. Louis Kruszewski), Coaldale, Alta., Judy (Mrs. Orville Smith), Calabogie, Ont.; Mrs Ann Brown, Lethbridge; two sons, Lloyd, Beamsville, Ont. and Ross, Ottawa; 22 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his wife, the former Margaret Mary Landrey; two brothers; two sisters.  The body is in Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter’s.  Funeral will be in St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, Friday at 4:30 p.m., Rev Gerald Dunphy officiating, with burial in parish cemetery.


Friday, September 27, 2002

POTTIE, Alphonse - 88, L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., passed away September 26, 2002, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, surrounded by his loving family. Born in L'Ardoise, he was the son of the late William and Delina (Landry) Pottie. He was a member of Holy Guardian Angels Parish, L'Ardoise. Alphonse worked as a fisherman and pulp cutter until he retired. He was an avid gardener. He is survived by his children, Hilary (Sheila), Jerome (Ruthie), Doreen (Allan), Clifford (Andy) and Alex (Sherry), all at home in L'Ardoise; grandsons, Allan (Dana), Daryl, Michael, Kelly, Jacob; granddaughters, Jenny, Barbara; great-grandsons, Eric and Riley. He was predeceased by his loving wife, the former Sarah Taylor; daughters, Barbara
and Anne. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Saturday in Holy Guardian Angels Funeral Parlour. Funeral mass will be held 2 p.m. Sunday in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Dr. Kingston Memorial Clinic or Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Arrangements are under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.


Friday, July 26, 2002

POTTIE, Mary "Martha" - 80, Halifax, passed away very suddenly July 24, 2002, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in West L'Ardoise, Cape Breton, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Agnes (MacDonald) Pottie. Martha was a long-time employee of Canada Packers Ltd. and St. Mary's University until her retirement. Martha was an active parishioner at St.
Joseph's Church. She is survived by sisters, Gertie Landry, Loretta Peters, Agnes Wainman, all of Halifax; Hattie (Harold) O'Rourke, Kentville; brothers, Angus, Edward (Evelyn), Gerard (Lorraine), Lawrence (Sharon), all of Halifax; Hector (Joan), Coldbrook. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Snow's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral mass 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph Church, Russell Street, Halifax, Rev. Albert Cosgrove officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to IWK Health Centre Foundation or a charity of choice. www.funeralscanada.com/homes/snow


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper:

Monday, November 4, 2002

POTTIE (Morrison), Ester Margaret - Passed away peacefully Friday, November 1, 2002, in Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born January 7, 1921, in Seaview, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Dennis Patrick and Margaret Ann (Stone) Morrison. Ester was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a resident of Northwood for the past 18 years. She is
survived by sons, Wayne (Paula), Halifax; Wallace (Elizabeth), Newmarket, Ont.; Donald (Therese), River Bourgeois; daughters, Dianne (Cecil Slaunwhite), Patsy (Earl Pelrine), Linda, all of Halifax; brothers, Ted, Buffalo; Bernard, Toronto; sisters, Irene, Halifax; Viola, Toronto; seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Edward; brothers,
James, Arthur, Archibald, Herman, Leonard; sisters, Mame, Millie; grandson, David Pelrine. Mom's struggles with life are no longer a burden for her, as she is watching us from a better place. We will miss her very much but are comforted to know she is finally at peace. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral service
will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Brunswick Street, Halifax. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to a charity of choice. E-mail condolences to: snow@funeralscanada.com


ELIZABETH PAON

 The death of Elizabeth Paon, 94, of the Richmond Villa in St. Peter's, N.S., formerly of Martinique, Richmond County, occurred at Strait Richmond Hospital in Evanston on Saturday, Sept. 29, 1990. Born in Poulamond, she was the daughter of the late Lamond and Marine (LeBlanc) Landry. She was a member of the Miraculous Medal Association. She is survived by two daughters, Connie (Mrs Mark Richardson), Seattle, Washington; Claudette (Mrs Terry Soule), Marble Head, Nfass.; a son, .Allan, Martinique; two sisters, Mae (Mrs Wilfred Forgeron), Port Hawkes-bury; Anna (Mrs Francis Landry), Somerville, Mass.; three brothers, Wal-lace, Wellesley, Mass.; Frank,
 Poula-mond, Thomas, Halifax; seven grand-children; four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter; three sisters, Margaret, Anita, Melvina; four brothers, Wilfred, Elmer, Henry and Paul. The body rested at the Immaculate...


PACKER, Helen Matilda - 84, Martinique, Richmond County, died Tuesday in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston.  Bom in Alberton, P.E.I., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Adeline (Cahill) Perry.  She was a member of Evergreen Senior Citizen's Club, Port Hawkesbury.   She is survived by a daughter, Betty New-man, at home; two sons, Stuart, Donald, both of Samia, Ont.; four sis-ters, Mrs. Mary Buote, Lawrence, Mass.; Mrs. Gertrude Arsenault, Mrs. Marion Saunders, both of Alberton, P.E.I.; Mrs. Hazel Doucet, Sydney; 12 grandchildren; four great-grand-childrem.  She was predeceased by her husband, Stuart; a son, Lloyd; two brothers, Ben, Edmund. The body is in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, visit-ing 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today.  Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday in St. Hycinth Church, D'Escousse, Rev. J.J. MacDonald of-ficiating. Burial will be in parish Ceme-tery.  Memorial donations may be made to any charity.


LLOYD PHILIP POIRIER

The death of Lloyd Philip Poirier, 54, of D'Escousse, Richmond County, occurred at the Victoria General Hospital.in Halifax on Wednesday, August 29, 1990. Born in D'Escousse, he was the son of the late Philip and Cecelia (Landry): Poirier.
He was a member of St. Hycinth Church in D'Escousse.  He was an active Fund Raiser for the Terry Fox Run for the past ten years, and was very much involved in the coaching of Minor Baseball in the D'Escousse area for many years.  He worked at the Coop in St. Peters as a meat cutter for twelve years and worked on the Cape Porcupine project with the Construction Aggrevates. He will be sadly missed by his wife, the former Gemma Louise Fougere; a daughter, Alison (Mrs Wayne Doiron), Fairview, and one son, Pat of Hatchett Lake; three step-sons, Earl Hearn, Halifax; Donald Hearn, Fairview; and George Hearn, Spryfield; two sisters, Ann (Mrs Sandy McKenna) and Sheila (Mrs Stan Savoury), both of D'Escousse; seven grand-children.
He was predeceased by a brother Wilfred. The body rested at St. Hycinth Church in D'Escousse from where funeral mass was held on Saturday, Sept. 1, 1990, officiated by Rev. JJ. MacDonald.  Burial in the parish cemetery.


Sabine Rose Poirier

    POIRIERVILLE, Richmond County    The death of Sabine Rose Poirier, 98, of Poirierville occurred at the Striat Richmond Hospital in Evanston on Saturday, April 7. Born in D'Escousse she was the daughter of the late Urbain and Josephine (Poirier) McDonald. She is survived by two daughters, Ruth (Mrs. E. Ranc), Ottawa; Zena (Mrs. Gerald Poirier), Poirierville, one son Valma of Poirierville, six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was predeceased by     her husband, Amedee, three sons John, Oswald, and Hubert; two daughters Charlotte, and Della, three brothers harry, Simon and Angus, three sisters Henrietta, Lillian and Dora, and one grandchild. The body rested at St. Hyacinth Parish in D'Escousse, from where, a requiem mass was celebrated on Monday, April 9.  Burial took place, in the parish cemetery.



POIRIER,Walter James  76, D'Escousse, Rich    mond Co., died July 11, 1995 in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston.  Born in Poirierville, he was a     son of the late Alex and Alexadrine (Poirier) Poirier.  He served in the Navy during the Second World     War and was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, branch 150, Arichat.  He worked as a seaman on the     lake boats and was employed as a commissioner at the heavy water plant in Port Hawkesbury until his retirement.  Surviving are a daughter, Carolyn     (Mrs. Lyall Hall), Lower Sackville; son, Brad, D'Escousse; sisters, Mrs. Katie Bonin, D'Escousse; Mrs. Edna Harper, Ottawa; Lorraine (Mrs. John Kehoe), Rocky Bay; brothers, Gerald,     D'Escousse; Jack, Moncton; two grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his wife, the former Rachael Marie Marchand; sisters, Cecile, Blanche; stepsister, Mary Ellen; brothers, Alex, Joe, Hughie;     stepbrothers, Wilfred, Leo, William.  Visitation 2 4, 7 9 p.m. today, 11:30 a.m. 2 p.m. Thursday, legion service 1:30 p.m. Thursday and funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, all in St. Hyacinth Church, D'Escousse, Rev. John J. MacDonald officiating.  Burial to fol    low in parish cemetery.  Donations to any charity.  Arrangements under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


MARY ETHEL POIRIER

Mary Ethel Poirier, 95, D'Escousse, Richmond Co., died Jan. 23 in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in D'Escousse, she was a daughter of the late Felix and Julia (Poirier) Landry. She was a member of St. Hyacinth Roman Catholic Church, D'Escousee. She is survived by two sons, Russell, Donny, both of Boston, Mass.; sister, Mrs Florence Bona, D'Escousse; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Ambrose; a daughter in infancy; two sisters, Caroline, Florie in infancy; five brothers, Clifford, Bonaventure, Gustave, Everett, Napoleon. Visitation was in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral was Wednesday, Jan. 26, in St. Hyacinth Roman Catholic Church, D'Escousse, Rev. John J. MacDonald officiated.  Burial will be at a later date in parish cemetery.




CLIFFORD POIRIER
Clifford Poirier, 88, Poirierville, Richmond County, died Friday, May 7, 1993 at St. Anne Centre in Arichat.
Born in Poirierville, he was a son of the late Albert and Agnes (Cordeau) Poirier.  He was raised by step parents, Efren and Margaret Poirier. He worked as a fisherman, and for many years he was with the Sister of Charity in Halifax.
He is survived by many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one sister, Alexina; six brothers, Gervis, Hubert, Georgie, Leonard, Cornelius, and one in infancy. His body rested at the C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home Ltd. in Arichat.  Funeral mass was held Sunday from St. Hyacinth Church in D'Escousse, Rev. Conrad Gerroir officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.
Donations may be made to the charity of your choice.


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

Friday, September 27, 2002

POTTIE, Alphonse - 88, L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., passed away September 26, 2002, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, surrounded by his loving family. Born in L'Ardoise, he was the son of the late William and Delina (Landry) Pottie. He was a member of Holy Guardian Angels Parish, L'Ardoise. Alphonse worked as a fisherman and pulp cutter until he retired. He was an avid gardener. He is survived by his children, Hilary (Sheila), Jerome (Ruthie), Doreen (Allan), Clifford (Andy) and Alex (Sherry), all at home in L'Ardoise; grandsons, Allan (Dana), Daryl, Michael, Kelly, Jacob; granddaughters, Jenny, Barbara; great-grandsons, Eric and Riley. He was predeceased by his loving wife, the former Sarah Taylor; daughters, Barbara and Anne. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Saturday in Holy Guardian Angels Funeral Parlour. Funeral mass will be held 2 p.m. Sunday in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Dr. Kingston Memorial Clinic or Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Arrangements are under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St.Peter's.


Pate, Blanche Virginie--88, River Bourgeois died May 10, 1993, in Richmond Villa Home of Special Care, St. Peters. Born in River Bourgeois, she was a daughter of the late Urbain and Emma (Rehberg) Samson. She was a silver cross mother and the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by three daughters , Casilda (Mrs. Eric MacDonald), Dartmouth; Gladys (Mrs. Joseph Cote), Garson, Ont.; Annette (Mrs. Rene Fougere), River Bourgeois; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Victor; son, Walter; three sisters, Ada, Mae, Agnes; four brothers Henry, Joseph, Jeffrey, Michael; two grandchildren. Visitation will be 2-10 p.m. today and Wednesday in River Bourgeois Funeral Parlour, Funeral will be 10 am Thursday in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, River Bourgeois, Rev. Clary MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery. Funeral is under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peters.


The East Hampton Star, August 29, 2002

GUSS PITTS, 97

  Frederick G. Petitpas, who lived most of his life in Montauk where he was known as Gus Pitts, died on Monday at Southampton Hospital at the age of 97. Mr. Petitpas had run the charter boat Marie II. He was married to the former Hat- tie Poirier, who survives, for 77 years. They were the oldest and longest- married couple in Montauk, said a daughter, Marie McMahon of Mon- tauk, adding, "They were very close." Mr. Petitpas was a member of the Montauk Fire Department and the Knights of Columbus, which will hold a joint service for him this evening at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor from 7 to 9. A funeral Mass will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk, with burial to follow at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery in East Hampton. Born in Descousse, Nova Scotia, on Sept. 13, 1906, Mr. Petitpas was
the son of Benjamin Petitpas and the former Minnie McDonal. The family moved to Montauk when he was a child,and at the age of 16, when his father fell ill and could not work, Mr. Petitpas became a bootlegger, said his daughter. He enjoyed carving wooden ships, she said, and spending time around the Montauk docks, where he was known as a wicked striper fisherman. He also volunteered time at his church. He liked to work, too, at local antiques fairs, where he sold his carvings. A design he created in wood of Montauk village before the 1938 Hurricane is on display at Second House there. Besides his wife and Ms. McMahon, Mr. Petitpas is survived by
another daughter, Patricia Schumacher of Burlington, Vt. He also leaves three sisters, Angela George and Mabel Wilson of Westhampton Beach and Katherine Loeffler of Anna Maria Island, Fla.The family has suggested memorial donations to the Montauk Ambulance Company.

Note from Ed Galvin:  Their daughter Pat Schumacher was really Patricia McDonald, daughter of Lennox McDonald and Diana Joyce of D'Escousse and Montauk.  Pat was raised by Gus and Hattie after her parents died in the 1930s.



In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Hallifax newspaper.

Friday, May 9, 2003

PENNEY, Vincent Peter - 71, Sydney, died May 7, 2003, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late Joseph and Obeline (Pottie) Penney. Surviving are wife, Meryl (MacGillivary); son, Joe (Mary); daughters, Beth (Eric), Michelle (Rick), Shauna (Ed); grandchildren, Evan, Elyse, Mikaela, Cameron, Jillian, Dylan, Mason, Dalyce; sisters,
Margaret, Jenny, Catherine, Helen. He was predeceased by a son in infancy; brothers, Leo, Tom; sister, Martha. He will be sadly missed by his loyal companions, his dogs, Linus and Whiskey. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Theresa's Church, Father Angus MacDougall officiating. Burial in Resurrection
Cemetery.
bboudreau7@hotmail.com



Charles Armand Pertus
80, Montreal, Que.
The family of Charles Armand Pertus, 80, Montreal, Que., is saddened to announce his death on Sunday, June 8, 2003.
Born in Poulamond, Richmond County, he was the son of the late Elizabeth (LeBlanc) and Numa Pertus. He was employed for many years in Montreal, in the hotel business. He is survived by sisters, Clo, Sydney, Lillian (Alphonse, deceased) Boudreau, Petit de Grat, Helen (Maxwell, deceased) Burke, French Cove, Sister Edna, Sydney, and Claire (Adelard) Samson, Sampson's Cove; brothers, Clem (Doris, deceased), Sydney, Ted (Mary Lou, deceased), Dartmouth, and Alphonse (Jeanette), Sydney. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A memorial mass will be held in D'Escousse at a later date.

Thursday, June 19, 2003 Back The Halifax Herald Limited


PERTUS, Armand
PERTUS, Armand - Passed away June 8, 2003, in Jean Talon Hospital, Montreal, born in Poulomond, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Numa and Elizabeth (LeBlanc) Pertus. He resided in Quebec most of his life. He is survived by
sisters, Sister Mary Edna and Clo Pertus, both of Sydney; Lillian Boudreau, Boudreauville; Helen Burke, French's Cove; Claire (Adelard) Samson, Little Anse; brothers, Clem and Alphonse (Jeanette), both of Sydney; Ted, Dartmouth. There will be no visitation. Funeral mass to celebrate his life will be held 2 p.m. Friday in St. Hyacinth Catholic Church, D'Escousse, Rev.
Stephane Gamache officiating with burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Anne's Nursing Care Centre or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the compassionate care and direction of I.M.L. Funeral Home, Petit de Grat.



Cape Breton Post today.
Amedie Pottie,  69, Sydney

Amedie Joseph Pottie , 69, of Prince Street, Sydney, passsed away at home on Thursday, May 8, 2003. Born in Poulamond, Cape Breton, he was the son of Fred Pottie and Lillian Rhyno. Until his retirement he was employed in the maintenance department of Keddy's Motor Inn, Sydney. Surviving are his wife, Sheila (Lotherington); and brothers , Arthur, Vancouver; Raymond and Henry both in Sydney. There will be no visitation .Cremation has already taken place. A memorial service will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel, Saturday at 2PM. Interment in Alfred Smith Cemetery. Condences may be sent to the family at; sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

Thursday, August 14, 2003

PELRINE, Lillian Mary - 77, Halifax, passed away August 12, 2003, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born on Janvrin Island, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Lilly (Gaudet) Dorey. She was a volunteer at Hope Cottage and a member of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Women's League for 23 years. She is survived by her husband, Stanley Joseph Pelrine; son, David (Judy) Pelrine, Halifax; daughter, Madeline (Wayne) McCabe, Halifax; brothers, Arthur, Halifax; Everett and Gilbert (Ella), Janvrin Island; sisters, Mabel Bellefontaine, Dartmouth; Christine (Neil) Opdebeck, Halifax;
granddaughters, Jennifer (Shane) Leahy, Red Deer, Alta.; Cindy McCabe, Halifax. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Funeral service will be held 1:30 p.m.Friday, August 15, in St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax, Father Ronald Cairns officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven  Cemetery. Reception to
follow burial at the home of her sister, 4 Aurora Ave., Halifax.
Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.


East Hampton Star, East Hampton, NY
 
Clancy E. Pitts, Colorful 'Mayor of Montauk'
 
Capt. Clancy Elias Pitts, the last member of the original Pitts clan that emigrated from Nova Scotia to Montauk in the early 1900s, a tough, good-hu­mored fisherman, rumrunner, state park employee, union boss, dockmaster, fire­man, and crossing guard, who was af­fectionately called the mayor of Mon­tauk, died at the Riverhead Nursing Home on July 13. He was 91.
To me, Dad was a rose. If you could get past the thorns, the real dad was in­side," was how his daughter, Betty Lou Frazier of Montauk and Dayton, Ohio, described her father with a laugh.
She went on to tell of a complex man of little formal education who had earned an advanced degree in living. "He was not just colorful, he was technicolorful. He was an enigma," she said. ''His lan­guage would curl your hair," but he loved babies, his little dogs, birds, and flowers.
He was born Clancy Elias Petitpas in Nova Scotia on Aug. 16, 1911, to the for­mer Nellie Joyce and Elias Petitpas. The French-speaking Petitpas family, which included 2-year-old Clancy, his parents, and four other children, immigrated to Montauk early in the last century. The family name was Anglicized to Pitts when the Petitpas were naturalized.
The lives of Clancy Pitts, and his late brothers Vincent, Murdock, and Ralph, his sister Cecilia Grimes, and their ex­tended family helped define the history of Montauk through much of the 1900s.
As a child he lived in the old Mon­tauk fishing village on Fort Pond Bay.  ­He told of skating across nearby Fort Pond to school, which was in the old Montauk Firehouse.
At the age of 16, he went to work as a bellhop at the Montauk Manor when it first opened in 1927.  He often recalled having to leave Montauk at 5 a.m. on Sundays in order to get to church on time in East Hampton.  There was no church in the easternmost hamlet.
After finishing high school, he went to work for the Long island State Parks Commission.  During his tenure with the commission he met Ruth Roselle, the future Mrs. Pitts, now deceased.  They married in 1936.
The Volstead Act, which ushered in Prohibition, was a boon to the Montauk economy. "He did his level best to keep the general public happy with the situ­ation by doing his share of rumrunning," his daughter said.
"Dad often told of how he and his co­horts were unloading 'cargo' to be trucked to New York City for Dutch Schultz and friends when the Coast Guard showed up.
Dad and the men crawled into the hold of the ship, then abandoned ship like rats making for the shore. Only when ashore did Dad remember he left his first, brand ­new sheepskin jacket that his mom had given him."
His water work served him well when he began his fishing career, first as a commercial fisherman, and then as a charter captain. His first charter boat was the Mary Mac II, which was replaced by the Capt. Clancy. Both boats were part of Montauk's original charter fleet.
He once took Marilyn Monroe and her husband Joe DiMaggio fishing on the Capt. Clancy.  His wife asked him what the famous actress was like. His daugh­ter said that his reply was, "She's pretty, but she's just like a little girl."  The superstar hired him again later for a fishing trip with another husband, Arthur Miller.
To make ends meet during the win­ter months, he joined, and became shop steward of, the General Building La­borers Union, whose members built the Montauk Post Office, firehouse, tele­phone company building, and golf club, among many other structures.
Family and friends agreed that Cap­tain Pitts found it impossible to retire. Instead, he worked as a night watch­man at the Montauk docks.  Kathy Keller, who once served in the kitchen at Salivar's restaurant, recalled Captain Pitts banging on the back door of Salivar's demanding coffee and doughnuts at 2 a.m.  Word has it that on occasion Captain Pitts went from restaurant to restaurant telling the management it was his birthday, certain that he would get a free breakfast.
Late in life he was hired by the town to serve as a dockmaster.  He delivered newspapers; worked as school crossing guard, and cleaned public rest rooms as well as the town police substation in Montauk at night.  Only illness could force his retirement, in 1991.
He was the last surviving charter member of Montauk's volunteer fire de­partment, and was its first Second As­sistant Fire Chief.
In addition to his daughter, Captain Pitts is survived by a son, William R. Pitts of Montauk.  He leaves five grand­children and six nephews and nieces.
A service was held at the Montauk Community Church last Thursday.  Bur­ial followed at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton. His casket was carried by his four grandsons and his friends Edward Ecker Jr. and Charlie Morici.  Memorial contributions to the Montauk Communi­ty Church have been suggested.  R.D.



PATRIQUIN, Harry C.
           PATRIQUIN, Harry C. - 77, Louisdale, died November 10, 2003, in Strait Richmond Hospital Evanston. Born in Poplar Hill, Pictou Co., he was a son of the late Dean and Mary (Shannon) Patriquin. He moved to Louisdale in 1947 to become the village's first full-time C.N.R. Agent Operator. He was an avid gardener of both flowers and vegetables. He was actively involved for many years with the Co-operative and Credit Union Movement. He also served for a number ofyears as a member and on the Board Of Directors of the Louisdale and District Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of the Reserve Army in 1944 and 1945, and was appointed as Chief Observer in the Royal Canadian Air Force Ground Observer Corps. He is survived by sons, Brian, Salt Springs; Donald and Bradley, both of Louisdale; Kevin (Kim), Port Hawkesbury; Larry, North Bay, Ont.; sister, Joan Haslam, Lyon's Brook, Pictou Co.; grandchildren, Johnathon, Matthew and Mark. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Rose Mary MacRae and a  brother, Gould. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Wednesday in the Glen Samson Room, Louisdale. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. in
St. Louis Parish, Louisdale, Rev. Gary MacPherson officiating. Burial to follow in St. Louis Parish Cemetery, Louisdale. Memorial donations may be made to St. Louis Parish Paving Project or to a  charity of choice. 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.
 Monday, January 12, 2004
 
POTTIE, Mary Georgette - 76, L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., died January 10, 2004, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, surrounded by her family. She was a resident of Richmond Villa, St. Peter's, for one and half years. Born in Boston, Mass., she was the daughter of the late George and Selina Gallant. She is survived by her children, Gerald (Barb), Bedford; Diane (Bill Baldwin), Barrie, Ont.; Felix (Mona), L'Ardoise; Marie (T.J. Dixon), Kingston, Ont.; Melvinia, L'Ardoise; Paul and Brenda, Halifax; Lucy (Dennis Latham), Sydney; Patrick (Brenda), British Columbia; Albert (Sherry), Herring Cove; David (Lorie), Halifax; Karen (Martin Evong), L'Ardoise; and Hal (Candis Bundy); stepdaughters, Obeline (Mackie Pottie), L'Ardoise; Sarah (William Pottie), L'Ardoise; Theresa (Russell Webb), L'Ardoise; her special godchild, Danny Webb; 38 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; 11 great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred Pottie; daughter, Lucy in infancy; stepdaughter, Elizabeth Roach; brothers„ø


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.
 Friday, January 16, 2004
 
PERRIER, Ida Mae - 91, Halifax, passed away January 14, 2004, in the VG Site, QEII. She was born in Halifax. She is survived by daughters; Gail (Patrick) Murphy, Halifax; Barbara (Ron) McMullin, Sackville; sons, Graham (Jessie) Perrier, Sackville; Robert (Ann) Perrier, Alberta; Donald (Lorraine) Perrier, New Minas; sister, Beatrice Johnson, California; 18 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Joseph; sister, Helen Boudreau; brothers, Father Henry Boudreau and Angus Boudreau. Visitation will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in J. A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 17. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch. On-line e-mail condolences to: 1016@alderwoods.com
 


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.
 Saturday, January 17, 2004
 
PETTIPAS, Alexandria Mabel - Died January 14, 2004, in Richmond Villa Nursing Home, St. Peter's. Born in Poirierville, Richmond Co., she was the daughter of the late Simon and Sophie (Bona) Pettipas. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by son, Edward, Mabou; nephew, Arthur Power, Florida. She was lovingly cared for by her friend and guardian, Shirley and her husband Willie for 15 years prior to being placed in the nursing home. Funeral mass to celebrate her life was held Friday in St. Louis Catholic Church, Louisdale, Rev. John MacLeod officiated. Donations may be made to St. Louis Rosary Park. Funeral was entrusted to the compassionate care and direction of IML Funeral Home, Petit de Grat.


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.
 Saturday, February 14, 2004
 
POTTIE, Herman Peter Amable - 70, Lower L'Ardoise, passed away February 11, 2004, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, due to illness. Before his illness, he worked for Conards for 17 years, and was a long haul truck driver and construction worker. He also lived for a good game of 45s. He will be sadly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife, Joan (MacDougall) Pottie; children, Harold, West Quoddy; Mary (Allan Bezanson), New Chester; Steven, Sackville; four grandchildren; sisters, Lucille (Vincent) DeWolfe, Alice (Danny) Sampson, both of River Bourgeois; Josephine (Pat) Anderson, Dartmouth; brothers, Richard (Jessie), Cheticamp; Eddie (Susan), River Bourgeois. He was predeceased by his parents, Willard and Mary B. MacPhee; brother, Raymond; sister, Doris. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Monday, February 16, in Holy Guardian Angels Parish, L'Ardoise, Father MacIntyre officiating. Donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral .


 In "THE CHRONILE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

Saturday, May 15, 2004

POTTIE, Joseph Maxwell - 74, L'Ardoise, died May 14, 2004, at home. Born in L'Ardoise, he was a son of the late Michael and Mary Elizabeth (Berthier) Pottie. He was a stevedore on the Halifax waterfront for over 30 years. He was a member of Local 26 Longshoremen's Association. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Cecelia Obelena (Pottie) Pottie; sons and daughters, Stephen (Joann), Carol (Frank), Terry, Roy (Nancy), Max (Jaunita), Michael (Laurie); 21 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; brother, Alister; sisters, Eva, Monica, and Helen. He was predeceased by son, Joseph Edwin in infancy; brother, Edwin; sister, Doris. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. The funeral will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.



In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

Tuesday, May 18, 2004

POTTIE, Joseph Maxwell "Mackie" - 74, L'Ardoise, died May 14, 2004, at home. Born in L'Ardoise, he was a son of the late Michael and Mary Elizabeth (Berthier) Pottie. He was a stevedore on the Halifax Waterfront for 47 years. He was a member of the Longshoremen's Association Local 269 for 37 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Cecelia Obeline (Pottie) Pottie; children, Stephen (Joanne), Carol (Frank), Terry (Tina), Roy (Nancy), Max (Juanita), Michael (Laurie); 21 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; brother, Alister; sisters, Eva, Monica, and Helen. He was predeceased by son, Joseph Edwin in infancy; brother, Edwin; sister, Doris. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be today from 12-2 p.m in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, followed by funeral and burial in the parish cemetery, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peters


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

      Friday, August 20, 2004
  PATE, Freeman Isaac - originally of River Bourgeois, Cape Breton, died peacefully on August 16, 2004, in Paris Willett Hospital in his 87th year. He is survived by his wife, Rosalind; daughter, Rosanne; grandson, James, Brantford; sister, Mary B. (Ernest) Burke, River Bourgeois. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Bertha and his brother, Louis. Freeman has family and friends in Cape Breton and on the mainland. Freeman "Humphrey" was employed at Trailmobile in Brantford, Ont. He served overseas during the Second World War. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., with funeral service at 12 p.m., both today in Thorpes Funeral Home, 96 West St., Brantford. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Paris, Ont.


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

Tuesday, August 24, 2004

PETERS, Mona Marie - 71, Dartmouth, died August 22, 2004, in Dartmouth General Hospital. She is survived by her loving husband, Don; daughter, Sandra (Bill) Hiltz; son, Stephen; granddaughters, Lisa (Jami), Amanda (Steven) and Jennifer; great-grandsons, Tyler and Joshua; brothers, Steve DeCoste, Dartmouth; Ken (Alice) DeCoste, Prince Edward Island; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her mother, Jane Oakey. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St., Rev. Charles Black officiating. Burial to follow in Mount Hermon Cemetery

 


This appeared in The Chronicle Herald, Sat., Sept. 25, 2004:

POIRIER, Gerald Agustus
POIRIER, Gerald Agustus - 93, died September 23, 2004, at home in D'Escousse. Born in Poirierville, Richmond Co., he was the son of the late Alexander and Alexandrine (Poirier) Poirier. He is survived by his wife, Zena; sons, Wayne (Cecilia), Teddy (Patsy), D'Escousse; sister, Edna Harper, Ottawa, Ont.; brother, John (Dora), Moncton, N.B.; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild. He served in the Merchant Marines in the Second World War, and after the war, he sailed on the Wabana, a coal carrier, for several years. His favourite pastimes were gardening, playing cards, and when resting, he loved to read. He was predeceased by brothers, Joe, Hughie, Walter, Teddy and Alec; sisters, Blanche, Lorraine, Cecile and Katie. Visitation for the late Gerald will be from 12 p.m. to time of funeral mass at 3 p.m. today in St.Hyacinth Catholic Church, D'Escousse with Rev. J.J. MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the compassionate care and direction of I.M.L. Funeral Home, Petit de Grat. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150 are asked to meet in the church in D'Escousse at 2:30 p.m. to attend the funeral of their late comrade. Donations may be made to the D'Escousse Cemetery Fund or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences to: iml@ns.sympatico.ca


Mary Viola Peterson, 87, Dartmouth, died 6 oct 2004. Born in Dartmouth, she was the daughter of Jean Maxime Poirier and Christianne Aubé. She leaves to mourn three sons, Norman (Audrey Ogilvie), Russ (Annette Charron) ,and Micheal (Wendy McBride); a daughter, Janus; 4 sisters, Agnes, Ida, Mae (Laurence Roué), and Anne Marie (Herb Armstrong); a brother, Ernie (Elizabeth Nearing); 10 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman (2003) two sisters, Elsie and Laura; and a brother, Geoff.  The body was cremated.
(There was nothing about funeral or burial)


BOSTON GLOBE,   Boston, Ma.  Oct. 29, 2004

PETITPAS, MARY L. (GRIFFIN) on Oct. 27, 2004, of Natick and formerly of North Cambridge.
  Loving wife of
the late Peter J. Petitpas.
  Devoted mother of Joseph P. Petitpas and his late wife Joan of West Roxbury; Jean L. McEnaney and her husband Thomas of Marlborough; Arthur F. Petitpas and his wife Penny of Baltimore, MD and Rita M. Guigli and her husband Robert of Natick.  Also survived by 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.  Sister of the late Eleanor McTague; Florence Densmore nad Gertrude Pottey.  Visitations on Sunday, Ot. 31, 2004 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM only at the John C. Bryant Funeral Home, 56 Pemberton Re., (Off Route 30) Cochituate Village, Wayland.  Family and friends may gather at the Funerl Home on Monday, Nov. 1, 2004 at 8:00 AM followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at
9:00 AM at Saint Linus Church, 119 Hartford St., Natick.  For those who desire gifts in her memory may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framinham, Ma. 01701.


In today's Chronicle Herald:
POIRIER, Alphonse Remi - 76, Coldbrook, formerly of D'Escousse, died in QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax on February 24, 2006, surrounded by his loving family. Born in D'Escousse on February 8, 1930, he was a son of the  late Edward and Leotine (Pertus) Poirier, formerly of D'Escousse. Alphonse was a lover of hunting and fishing. He was also a master carpenter creating many pieces of treasured furniture for his family. He was a First Class Power Engineer at the Nova Scotia Power Corporation and then the last 20 years of his career were spent at DND Halifax as the Dockyard Utilities
Officer. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his wife, Audrey, Coldbrook; sons, Edward (Pamela), Windsor; Robert (Patricia), Elmsdale; Derrick (Sabrina), Halifax; daughters, Joanne (Kevin) Giles, Bedford; Laura (Paul) Herman, Hammonds Plains; grandchildren, Leonard, Rachael, Darcy, Barry, Randy, Corey and Olivia; stepdaughters, Susan and Jill; stepgrandchildren, Jessica, Ryan and A.J.; brother, Frank (Joan), Port Hawkesbury; sisters, Margaret, Elise (Bernie) Britten, both of Sydney. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held in St. Ignatius Church in Bedford on Monday morning, February 27, at 11 a.m. A reception will be held in the church hall following the service. Burial to take place
at a later date in St. Hyacinth's Parish Cemetery in D'Escousse. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations can be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at QEII Health Sciences Centre. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home in Arichat. On-line condolences can be sent to the family at: www.chboudreau.com When I come to the end of the road And the sun has set for me I want no rites in a gloom filled room Why cried for a soul set free? Miss me a little - But not too long And not with your hearts bowed low Remember the love that we all shared Miss me - But let me go. This is a journey that we all must take And each must go alone It's all a part of the Master's plan A step on the road to home. When you are lonely and sick at heart Go to the friends we know Bury your sorrows in doing good deeds Miss me - But let me go.
 


PETTIPAS, Mary Elizabeth
PETTIPAS, Mary Elizabeth - 85, Dartmouth, died March 11, 2006, in Northwood Centre. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Elizabeth (Deveau) Sampson. She was a former member of St. Paul's and St. Anthony's Parish. She was a loving mother and grandmother, and will be missed by her children, daughters, June MacNeil, Helena Eisan, both of Dartmouth; son, Donald (Merle), Kentville; grandchildren, Jay and Jeff MacNeil, both of Dartmouth; Kevin (Tracey) Pettipas, Calgary; Kris Pettipas, Halifax; Kimberley (Wayne) Shankel, Coldbrook; Kelly Eisan, Dartmouth; Brenda (Daniel) Clements, Tantallon, as well as seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph, as well as several siblings. The family would like to offer sincere thanks to the caring staff of 8-Centre at Northwood for the kindness shown their mother. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St., Dartmouth. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Maple Street, Dartmouth, Rev. Owen Connolly celebrant. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Northwood Foundation or Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences may be made at: katmatsar@aol.com


POTTIE, J. Robert
POTTIE, J. Robert - Passed away peacefully at Agape Hospice on Friday, March 24, 2006, at the age of 86 years. Robert was born December 18, 1919, in Halifax. He married Cora Dwyer in February 1946 and they lived most of their life in Halifax until relocating to Calgary in 1987. He was passionate about his family, enjoyed fishing, dancing, billiards and painting, and will be remembered for his kind, gentle and quiet nature. Robert will be lovingly remembered by his only daughter and son-in-law, Wendy and Frank Vorstermans, both of Calgary; granddaughters, Andrea Vorstermans, Calgary, and Pamela (Darby) Agar, Saskatoon, Sask.; brothers, Vince of Dartmouth and Gordon (Odette) of Chateauguay, Que.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews across Canada. He was predeceased by his best friend and beloved wife of 57 years, Cora Pottie in May of 2003, as well as five of his brothers. A Celebration of Life will be held at McInnis & Holloway's Crowfoot Chapel, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W., on Saturday, April 8, at 1 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331-29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, telephone: (403) 521-3433, or the Agapé Hospice, 1302-8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8, telephone: (403) 282-6588.
 


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD, Halifax newspaper, Thursday, April 13, 2006

POTTIE, Leonard - Passed away in Halifax on April 10, 2006. Born in West L'Ardoise, Cape Breton, March 4, 1927, he was a son of the late Fred and Adelle Pottie. He is survived by his children, Len (Cindy) Pottie, Cheryl (Lloyd) Prior, Steve (Mechell) Pottie, Denise (Miles) Denny; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; brother, John Clancy; sisters, Ethel, Roseanne, Cecille. He was predeceased by his wife, Doris; eight brothers and sisters. Cremation to take place. There will be no visitation or funeral service as per his request. A private family service will be held. Condolences may be sent to the family at 68 High St., Bedford, NS B4A 1M6.

 


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper, Tuesday, April 18, 2006

POTTIE, George Vincent - 82, Dartmouth, passed away April 4, 2006, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Frank D. and Mary A. (Pettipas) Pottie. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Somme Branch. He was also a member of the Musician's Union. He was an avid astrologist. He was a commissionaire at the Halifax Dockyard. He is survived by his daughter, Sherry Lynn Newport Pottie, Chambly, Que.; brother, Gordon (Odette) Pottie, Chateauguay, Que.; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by seven brothers. Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 19, at 10 a.m. until service at 11 a.m., both in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or a charity of choice. E-mail condolences to: almattatallfh@alderwoods.com


PETERS, George Edward
PETERS, George Edward - 75, Cheticamp, died May 21, 2006, in Sacred Heart Community Health Centre, Cheticamp. Born in L'Ardoise, he was a son of the late Existe and Florence (Sampson) Peters. He was a member of St. Peter's Church, Cheticamp. George worked as a cook at the Lord Nelson Hotel in Halifax for 13 years and also at the Victoria General Hospital for 27 years. He retired in 1990 and made his home in Cheticamp. He was an associate member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 32, Cheticamp. Surviving are his wife, Beatrice (Larade) Peters; sons, Roger (Rhoda) Peters, Halifax; Richard (Pam) Peters, Ottawa, Ont.; brother, Gerard (Lorraine) Peters, Halifax; sisters, Emeline (Laffin) Gerrier, Dartmouth; Jean (Johnny) Rochette, Cornwall, Ont.; Marjorie Peters, Halifax; grandchildren, Ellen, Michael, Kyle, Nicole; stepgrandson, Christopher. He was predeceased by brothers, Charlie, Joseph, James, Quintin, Sylvester; sister, Angeline Luciano. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held in Cheticamp Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial mass will be offered on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Peter's Church, Cheticamp, Father Peter LeBlanc officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Palliative Care Services, Sacred Heart Community Health Centre


POIRIER, Jean Marice
POIRIER, Jean Marice - 70, Plateau, Inverness Co., died July 21, 2006, in Sacred Heart Community Health Centre, Cheticamp. Born in Plateau, he was a son of the late Nazaire and Lucie Ann (Marchand) Poirier. He was a member of St. Peter's Church, Cheticamp. He is survived by his wife, Marie Sophie Poirier; son, Henry Joey Poirier, Dartmouth; brothers, Lionel, Plateau; Patsy, Oakville, Ont.; sister, Pauline AuCoin, Point Cross. He was predeceased by brothers, Richard, Napoleon, Sammy; sister, Agnes Roach. Cremation has taken place. A memorial mass will be offered on Tuesday, July 25, at 10 a.m. in St. Peter's Church, Cheticamp, Father Daniel Deveau officiating. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Cheticamp Funeral Services Ltd


This obituary was in the Toronto Star today---March 17, 2006
PITTS, Francis (Frank) Elias
After an enabling struggle with a rarely occuring and disabling disease, Francis (Frank) Elias Pitts died quietly on the afternoon of  March 13, 2006 at Baycrest Hospital in Toronto. He was born on October 9, 1930 in Montauk, NY, the son of Alma  Theriault and Murdock Clement Pitts of D'Escousse, Nova Scotia. Survivors include his wife and companion of 30 years, Renee Harasymchuk: his children Francis, Verna, Joseph, Mark, Mary and James; 10 grandchildren including Alex and Elisa Stawnyczy of Montreal; and his step-children Alan Harasymchuk, and Alex and Janice Stawnyczy. He was predeceased by 2 grandchildren , Nora and  Matthew. A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on April 1, at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church in Sarartoga Springs, NY.
 


The Chronicle-Herald
Published 01/29/1996
Page: D7

John Bertram Pottie, 62 West L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., Died January 27, 1996, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, Born in Lardoise, he was a son of the late Fred and Adelle <Berthier> Pottie. Surviving are his wife the Former Jane Catherine Sampson; sons, John, Montreal; Danny, L'Ardoise; Daughters, Jeannette <Mrs. Aulden Pottie>, Bedford; Nicole, Halifax; Grandchildren Christopher, Allisa; Brothers, Lockie, Raymond, Clancey, Michael, Leonard, Raymond Jr. : sisters, Ethel <Mrs. John Richie>, Cecilia, Roseanne <Mrs. Roger Morrel>, Halifax. He was predeceased by brothers, Dan, Simon, Leo;
sister, Elizabeth. visitation 2-4, 7-9 pm today in L'Ardoise Funeral Parlour. Funeral 10 am Tuesday in Holy Guardian angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John McIntyre officiating. Cremation to follow. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society, Dr. Kingston Memorial Clinic or Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative care unit. Arrangements under the direction of the Alex A
Morrison Funeral home, St. Peter's.

 



In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD, Halifax newspaper, Thursday, April 13, 2006

POTTIE, Leonard - Passed away in Halifax on April 10, 2006. Born in West  L'Ardoise, Cape Breton, March 4, 1927, he was a son of the late Fred and  Adelle Pottie. He is survived by his children, Len (Cindy) Pottie, Cheryl  (Lloyd) Prior, Steve (Mechell) Pottie, Denise (Miles) Denny; 11  grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; brother, John Clancy; sisters,
Ethel, Roseanne, Cecille. He was predeceased by his wife, Doris; eight  brothers and sisters. Cremation to take place. There will be no visitation  or funeral service as per his request. A private family service will be  held. Condolences may be sent to the family at 68 High St., Bedford, NS B4A
1M6.


CABLE (Poirier), Margaret "Delores"
CABLE (Poirier), Margaret "Delores" - 57, Dartmouth, passed away suddenly and peacefully in her sleep on December 19, 2006. Born in Halifax, the family moved to Montreal where she grew up enjoying a very happy and active adolescent and teenage life. Delores moved back to Nova Scotia where she completed her education in computer programming. She worked for the provincial government for a number of years until taking an early retirement settling into a quiet life with her husband, Harry, who predeceased her in 2004. Delores loved life, gave of herself freely and unselfishly, she will be surely missed; rest in peace sweetheart. Delores was a daughter of Denise Sieniewicz (Gionet) of Caraquette, N.B., and the late Clarence Archibald Poirier of D'Escousse. Surviving are her mother, Margaret Denise Sieniewicz (Stan), Mahone Bay; sister, Lena McCulloch (Ron), Middle Sackville; brothers, Lenny Poirier (Lynne), Hubbards; Paul Poirier, Fort St. John, Alta.; Maurice Poirier, Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews. Donations in memory of Delores may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association, Nova Scotia Division, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice. Cards of condolence can be mailed directly to the family or to Atlantic Funeral Home. On-line condolences can be made at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com. No visitation by request. A memorial service, followed by a reception, will be held Friday, January 5, at 11 a.m. In Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Delores will be laid to rest alongside her husband, Harry, in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville, following the reception.


MacDONALD, Casilda Agnes
MacDONALD, Casilda Agnes - 79, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully August 26, 2006 in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in River Bourgeois, she was a daughter of the late Victor and Blanche (Sampson) Pate. She was employed with the Dartmouth District School Board. She loved her garden and flowers. Casilda was especially fond of cats and will be missed by her cats, Whitie, Maragold and Hobo. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Eric; son, Robert (Joann Anderson), Dartmouth; daughters, Roseann (Wayne) Chaffey, Dartmouth; Pamela MacDonald (Ross Rands), Truro; Darlene (John) LeBlanc, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Eric Chaffey and Brian LeBlanc; sisters, Annette Fougere, River Bourgeois, and Gladys Cote, Garson, Ont. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Geraldine Way and her family. She was predeceased by her brother, Walter. Visiting will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral mass will be celebrated 2 p.m. Tuesday in St. Clements Roman Catholic Church, Gaston Road, Father John Mills celebrant. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bide-A-While Animal Shelter.
 


Pitts, Francis Elias

After an ennobling struggle with a rarely occurring and disabling disease, Francis (Frank) Elias Pitts died quietly on the afternoon of March 13th at the Baycrest Hospital in Toronto.  He blessed his family by showing us that encroaching disabilities of the body and mind are not impediments to the continuing growth of the human spirit.  His own spirit quietly and surmountingly grew and glowed even as his body progressively failed him.
He was born on October 9, 1930 in Montauk, New York the son of Alma Theriault Pitts and Murdock Clement Pitts of d'Escousse, Nova Scotia. In 1952 he married Mary Margaret Mahoney who predeceased him in 1973. He was a member of the second class to graduate from Stonehill College and there formed a lifetime's admiration of the good works of the Holy
Cross Fathers.  He was a master craftsman as a printer and a respected elder within the graphic arts community as an authority in the use of technology in printing.  He taught all of us as both a printer and a salesman that the ecology of work was grounded in service to others; in listening to their needs and helping them to solve their problems.
Survivors include his wife and companion of 25 years, Renee Harasymchuk; his children Francis Pitts and Deborah Byers, Verna Pitts and Paul Hugo, Joseph Pitts, Mark Pitts and Julie Niles, Mary Pitts and Kevin Blackman, and James Pitts; their stepmother Melva Pitts; his grandchildren Annelise and Claire Pitts, Robert and Joseph McShane, Charles Hugo, Caroline and Murdock Pitts, Emma and Maria Cormack-Pitts, Kelly Blackman, Alex and Elisa Stawnyczy; and his step-children Alan
Harasymchuk and Alex and Janice Stawnyczy.  He was predeceased by two grandchildren, Nora and Matthew.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on April 1 at St.
Peter's Roman Catholic Church in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Memorial donations can be made to the Mitochondrial Disease Foundation
(www.umdf.org <http://www.umdf.org/> ) or the Leukemia Research


PETTIPAS, Arthur John
      PETTIPAS, Arthur John - September 30, 1916 - October 3, 2007. We are heartbroken to announce his passing in Cape Breton Regional Hospital on October 3, 2007, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Poirierville, Richmond Co., the son of William and Rebecca (Bonin) Pettipas. Art was employed in the construction industry until the age of 64. He then worked at the Maritime Tel & Tel parking lot, retiring on his 83rd birthday. A skilled craftsman, his folk art can be found throughout Canada and the United States. His other passion was boxing and his knowledge was often called upon to settle many a dispute. Art will be forever missed and remembered by his wife, Tookie (Perry); son, Tom, and daughter, Joan. He will also be missed by his pride and joy, his cat, Two. He was predeceased by brothers, Tony, Henry; sisters, Ada McNeil, Mary Haddad, Lydia Connelly, and Elizabeth. Cremation has taken place. A private service will take place in New Glasgow at a later date. Donations in his memory to the Cape Breton Feline Support Society, 42 Hillside Ave., Glace Bay, NS B1A 4B8, or Palliative Care would be most appreciated. A special thank you to Dr. Janus Wawrzyszyn, Dr. John Ritter, and the wonderful nurses of 4B for their loving care. We are so thankful to have been a part of this wonderful man's life! We could not have asked for a kinder husband, father or friend. We love you!


In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newsaper, Tuesday Oct. 09, 2007.
POWER, Madeline Lillian - 99, Arichat, formerly of Halifax, passed away Sunday October 7, 2007, in St. Ann's Nursing and Community Centre in Arichat. Madeline was born January 5, 1908, on Big Tancook Island, Lunenburg Co., to the late Ruffus and Jennie (Langille) Wilson. Madeline is survived by daughters Alma Poirier, Halifax; Patricia (James) Poirier, Louisdale; son, Joseph, Halifax; 11 grandchildren, 19 great- grandchildren, and two great great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, Joseph; son, Ronald; granddaughters, Lisa and Linda; brothers, Howard, Gurny, Wallace and Warren; sisters, Violet, Lena, Iona, Synella, Mildred, Anita and Cordelia. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be 12-1 p.m. Wednesday, October 10, where a memorial service will follow at 1 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd, Halifax. Interment in St. John's Cemetery with a reception at Atlantic Funeral Home. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to St. Ann's Nursing and Community Centre, P.O. Box 30, Arichat NS B0E 1A0. Thank you to the doctors, nursing staff and all other staff of St. Ann's Nursing and Community Centre for their wonderful care of Madeline while she was a resident. Also a thank you to the homecare workers of Richmond County while she lived with her daughter Patricia in Louisdale. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Sat. Nov. 03, 2007.
PAUPIN, Pierre Leon - 91, West Arichat, passed away peacefully on November 2, 2007, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born October 30, 1916 in Arichat , he was the son of the late Peter and Mary Elizabeth (Gerard) Paupin. He was a lighthouse keeper in West Arichat for many years. He served in the Canadian Army for three and half years, and received the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and a 39-45 war medal. He is survived by his wife, Mary Stella Fougere, Louisdale; daughter, Amelia (Donald) Joshua, West Arichat; Anne Marie (Roy) MacPhee, Antigonish; foster daughter, Joanne (Andrew) Meunier, West Arichat; sons, Leon Jr. (Louise) , Cape Auguet; Charles (Noreen) and Daniel, both of West Arichat;15 grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; many nieces and nephews. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was predeceased by sisters, Lavina Fougere, Lorraine Doiron, Lena McAuley, Evangeline Doiron and Jeanette Meunier; stepsister, Ida Mae Ranson. Visitation will be held 1-9 p.m. on Sunday in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, West Arichat, with Rev. Duaine Devereaux officiating. Burial in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, West Arichat. Members of the Isle Madame Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150 are asked to meet at the funeral home at 3:15 p.m. to attend the Legion Tribute at 3:30 p.m. of their late commrade. Memorial donations can be made to Isle Madame Veteran's Comfort Fund or Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home in Arichat. On-line condolences or to light a candle in memory of Leon can be done on-line by going to: www.chboudreau.com


In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Tueday Nov. 06, 2007.
PETERS, Emeline Mary - 102, L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., passed away peacefully in Strait Richmond Hospital on November 4, 2007. She was a daughter of the late Pascal and Jane (Martell) Samson. Emeline spent many years living in L'Ardoise where she cared for the sick and elderly in her home. She lived unassisted in her own home until earlier this year and still enjoyed going to church every week. She is survived by sisters, Rose Samson, L'Ardoise; Mary Doe, Mississauga, Ont.; granddaughter, Andrea (Peter) Halley, Dartmouth; and great-grandson, Hayden, Dartmouth. She was predeceased by sisters, Mae Kawuza, Delia Rogers, Irene Gaudet, Emma Martell; brothers, Wallace, Clarence, Leo, Gerald, Gordon; first husband, Bertram Martell; second husband John Peters; and her girls, Viola Samson and Jean MacDonald. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's. Funeral service will take place Thursday, November 8, at 11 a.m. in Holy Guardian Angel Church, L'Ardoise, with Father Barrett Clare-Johnson officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Reception to follow in L'Ardoise Community Centre. Donations may be made to Holy Guardian Angel Church or a charity of your choice. A special thank you to Roderick and Marie Boudreau who helped to care for Emeline in her time of need and also to Stephen Sampson who has provided a tremendous amount of support to the family. Your kindness will not be forgotten.


In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Sat. DEc. 05, 2008.
PETTIGREW, Robert Lloyd - River Bourgeois, passed away peacefully in Richmond Villa, St. Peter's, on January 3, 2008. Born December 28, 1924, in Economy, Colchester Co., he was a son of the late Ozzie and Julia (Elliott) Pettigrew. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the North Nova Scotia Highlanders. He served in England and France and was wounded at Cape Gris Nez, France. He was a life member of The War Amps of Canada, a life member of St. Peter's Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 47, and a member of the River Bourgeois 50+ Club. On July 29, 2007, he was presented the Legion d'Honneur Medal by Mr. Olivier Nicholas, Consul General of France, for exemplary and outstanding behaviour during the battles of the liberation of France and Europe. He is survived by by his wife of 55 years, Mary (Fougere); sisters, Dorothy (Harold) Rector, Great Village; Janet Howard, Economy; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Frank and Royal; sister, Joan. Visitation will take place from 2-9 p.m. today in River Bourgeois Funeral Home, where funeral service will be Sunday, January 6, at 2 p.m., officiated by Rev. Everett McDow. Burial to follow in St. John the Baptist Parish Cemetery. Donations may be made to the River Bourgeois Cenotaph Restoration Fund or Richmond Villa, St. Peter's. Arrangements are under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.
George Rose <grose@eastlink.ca>


POTTIE, William Alexander - 78, L'Ardoise. With hearts filled with profound sadness, the family announces his passing on January 30, 2008. William was born on November 12, 1929, to the late Henry and Sadie (Martell) Pottie. He spent his working years as a fisherman for 15 years and as a janitor for the Strait Richmond School Board for over 20 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Sarah; children, Shirley (Norman) Johnson, Allan Pottie, Russell (Donna) Pottie, Richard (Paula) Pate, Karen (Martin) Evong, and William (Ann) Pottie; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Holy Guardian Angels Funeral Home, L'Ardoise. Funeral service will be held Monday, February 4, at 11 a.m. in Holy Guardian Angels Church with Rev. Barrett Claire Johnson officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Funeral under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.


In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Wednesday Feb. 13, 2008.
PRIME, Mary Tryphena "Ena" - 84, St. Peter's, Richmond Co., died Monday, February 11, 2008, in Richmond Villa, St. Peter's. Born in St. Peter's, she was a daughter of the late John and Annie (McKenzie) MacEwen. She was a former member of St. Peter's Community Club, the Bonnie Brae Senior's Club, Branch 47 Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary, St. Peter's United Church Women, St. Peter's Home and School, Covenant Rebekah Lodge (I.O.O.F.), St. Peter's United Church Member, and a 50 year member of the St. Peter's United Church choir. She is survived by nephews, John (Barb) MacEwen, Billy (Sharon) MacEwen, Ian (Rosette) MacEwen; nieces Kendra (Steve) Gesner, Kathy (Colin) MacDougall, Kimberly (Paul) Hiscock, Allison (Kenneth) Martell, as well as sisters-in-law, Cecilia MacEwen-Trowhill and Marcia MacEwen; many grandnieces and grandnephews. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Gilbert Prime; sons, Darrell, Byron; brothers, Kenneth, William (Bunter), Harvey MacEwen; sister-in-law, Mary Irene (Flood) MacEwen, and sister, Georgina in infancy. She will be fondly remembered by everyone who knew her as having a lovely singing voice, kind disposition, soft-spoken manners and unending smile. She will be remembered as a gracious person whom everyone loved. Those of us that were close to her will never forget the tasty baked goods that she used to make for us. She was a lifetime resident of St. Peter's, and since 2000 she has been a resident of the Richmond Villa in St. Peter's, where she was shown exceptional care, concern and compassion. The family wants to offer their sincere thanks to Dr. Romeo Tan and the Richmond Villa staff for the respect and dignity they have shown. The care and concern shown will never be forgotten. Funeral service will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Richmond Villa Activity Department, Dr. WB Kingston Memorial Clinic or St. Peter's United Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, St. Peter's. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com
 


In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Wednesday Feb. 27, 2008.
PATE, Dorothy G. - Halifax, passed away peacefully with her nephew, Ian Robertson at her side in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII, on February 21, 2008. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Campbell, Glace Bay. She was predeceased by her husband, Gerald Pate; sisters, Pearl, Margaret (Nicholson), Betty (Harrison), Tena (Gauthier); brothers, Michael (Irene) and Howard at birth. She worked as a CNA in Cape Breton and later at Camp Hill Hospital from 1951-1972. She is survived by her sister, Anne "Sis"; many nieces and nephews, and grandnieces and nephews. We wish to thank the staff of unit 7.4 at QEII Health Sciences Centre for their excellent care. She often reminded us how much she liked them when we would visit her. Dorothy has donated her body to medical science at Dalhousie University, therefore there will be no viewing. A memorial service will be held in Blessed Mother Theresa (St. Stephen's) Parish on Normandy Drive on Tuesday, March 4, at 9 a.m. Her ashes will be placed next to her husband at a later date in River Bourgeois, Cape Breton.


POIRIER, Maurice Emerand - 76, Halifax, formerly of Poulamon, passed away peacefully on April 20, 2008, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Poulamon, he was a son of the late Bonaventure and Leonie (Fougere) Poirier. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Zita Ida (Young) Poirier; sisters, Doris Fougere, Halifax; Connie Fougere (Venard) Poulamon; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Tina LeBlanc, and a brother in infancy. Visitation will take place on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate the life of Maurice will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in St. Hyacinth Church, D’Escousse, with Rev. Angus MacDougall officiating. Burial will follow in St. Hyacinth Parish Cemetery in D’Escousse. Reception to follow in St. Hyacinth Church Multipurpose Room, D’Escousse. Memorial donations can be made to Parkinson Society Canada. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. To send on-line condolences or to light a candle in memory of Maurice can be done on-line by going to:
www.chboudreau.com


POIRIER, Leo J. - 1929-2008, beloved husband of the late Dolores Flynn, passed away peacefully at home on May 2, 2008. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Amadee and Seline (Chiasson) Poirier. He was predeceased by his beloved sister, Beatrice Aucoin; adopted sister, Virginia Churchill, and nephews, Arthur Poirier and Willie Joe Aucoin. He is survived by his brother, Paul (Yvonne) Poirier, New Waterford; nieces, Leona (Jack) Macdonald, Downsview, Ont.; Monica (Dale) Smith, Halifax, and great-nephews, Shane (Jessica), and Todd Smith. He will be fondly remembered by all who knew him as "Uncle Leo". Leo attended Mount Carmel School, Empire Business College and St. Francis Xavier Junior College. He worked with the Co-op Credit Union before moving to Dartmouth, where he was employed at the Nova Scotia Hospital for 26 years. After his retirement, he helped out at Walker's Funeral Home and Dartmouth Funeral Home. Leo was organist at St. Stephen's, St. Paul's, St. Anthony's and Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic churches for many years and he received the Papal Medal from Bishop Austin Burke for his church work in the diocese. Leo dedicated his life to serving others. He was the embodiment of a true volunteer, passionate about people and causes, devoting countless hours volunteering, most recently as an advocate for seniors. Leo was named Mr. Volunteer for the City of Dartmouth and he was the Provincial Volunteer Representative for the city for many years. He was Past President of the Royal Canadian College of Organists, Halifax Chapter; Past President of the Nova Scotia Hospital Auxiliary Association; the first male treasurer of the Nova Scotia Association of Hospital Auxiliaries; Past Secretary of the South Woodside Community Centre; Past Chair of the Dartmouth Seniors Advisory Council, President of Association of Halifax Regional Seniors Councils; board member of Senior Citizens and Pensioners of Nova Scotia; Musical Director of the Dartmouth Seniors' Service Centre Choir; a member of the Dartmouth Seniors' Service Centre; Oakwood Auxiliary; Canadian Pension Concern Association; the Kappella Band of Dartmouth; Halifax-Dartmouth Y.M.C.A.; the Group of IX; board member of the Community Link, and the Halifax-Dartmouth District Labour Councils. Leo's contributions to others have not gone unnoticed. He has received many awards, including being recognized as one of Nova Scotia's most remarkable seniors at the 2007 Seniors' Expo, receiving the Rotary Club Paul Harris Award, the "I Care" Award, the I.W. Akerley Citizenship Award, the Provincial Community Service Award, Medal of Appreciation from the mayor of the former City of Dartmouth, and the Long Service Award for his work in the medical field. Visitation will be held Monday, May 5, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Dartmouth Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 6, at 10 a.m. in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Windmill Road. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dartmouth Seniors' Service Centre or the Canadian Diabetes Association.


In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Thursday May 08, 2008.
PRIME, Mary Tryphena "Ena" - 84, St. Peter's, Richmond Co., died Monday, February 11, 2008, in Richmond Villa, St. Peter's. Born in St. Peter's, she was the daughter of the late John and Annie (McKenzie) MacEwen. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, May 10, in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, 26 Centennial St., St. Peter's. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May, 10, in St. Peter's United Church, St. Peter's with Rev. Donald MacDonald officiating. Burial in Lakeview Cemetery, St. Peter's. A reception will follow in the United Church Hall. Memorial donations may be made to the Richmond Villa Activity Department, Dr. W.B. Kingston Memorial Clinic or St. Peter's United Church Memorial Fund. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com


POTTIE, James Henry - 82, Church Street, Antigonish, formerly of Heatherton, passed away May 12, 2008, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Charles R. and Mabel (Bona) Pottie. He was employed in the janitorial department of St. F.X. University for over 15 years. Jim lived for his wife and family and took great joy in his grandchildren. He was very fond of fiddle music, especially the MacMasters. He loved to garden, and friends and family gladly reaped the benefits of his potato field. He is survived by his wife of over 50 years, Anna Theresa (Mills); son, Brian (Theresa), Lochaber Road; sisters, Eleanor LeRue and Beatrice Gracie, L'Ardoise; brother, Gordon, Halifax; grandchildren, Sarah, Ginny, Christopher, and Andrew. He was predeceased by sisters, Christina Pottie and Theresa Carpenter; brothers, Fred, Alonzo, and John. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Heatherton, with Rev. Charles Cameron presiding. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

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In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Friday May 23, 2008.

PETERS, Daniel Henry - 67, Halifax, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on Wednesday, May 21, 2008, after a battle with cancer, in the VG Site, QEII. Born October 25, 1940, in Rockdale, Cape Breton, he was a son of the late Daniel and Rita (Landry) Peters. He drove cab independently and for Casino, retiring in 2004. Danny enjoyed his life to the fullest with gardening, carpentry, country music, dancing and camping at Riverland Campground. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Cassy (Forgeron); son, Bruce (Allison), Organgeville, Ont.; stepdaughters, Susan (Paul), Cheryl (Rob), Halifax; grandchildren, Meghan, Braedon, both of Ontario; stepgrandchildren, Brittany, Tyler, Jordon, Spencer, all of Halifax; several special nieces, nephews and cousins, a great-niece and a great-nephew; brothers, Gary, Welland, Ont.; Enos (Patty), Rawdon; sisters, Rita Benjamin, Halifax; Joan (Bill) Neil, Lower Sackville; Deborah McGean, Edmonton, Alta. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Felix and Lucy Landry; brother, Darrell; stepson, Mark Forgeron. Celebration of mass will be held Monday, May 26, at 10 a.m. in Blessed Mother Teresa Parish, Normandy Drive at Robie Street, Halifax, Rev. Lloyd O'Neil officiating. The family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to all the staff on the Palliative Care Unit 5A, VG Site, QEII, for their wonderful care and support to Danny and his family during his stay. No flowers by request. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. E-mail condolences may be sent to: inmemoryofdaniel@gmail.com This is not goodbye, but rather until we meet again. May God hold you in the palm of his hand.

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In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax nespaper, Saturday Aug. 09, 2008.
POTTIE, Roy - 68, Grand Lake, passed away peacefully at home from a heart attack, August 6, 2008. Born in Halifax, he was the son the of late Gerald and Muriel (Boyd) Pottie. Roy began his career in the TV industry at CJCH (ATV) and retired from CBC after 27 years as a news cameraman to enjoy life on Grand Lake. Known as an avid "outsdoorman" and "handyman", there was nothing he couldn't do. His many talents and interests were award winning carvings, upholstering, electronics, carpentry, mechanics, hunting, fishing and enjoying time at home. Everyone who knew him said he was a special friend always smiling, cheerful and helpful, he was an overall "great guy". Roy was a great support person for those who were touched with cancer or grieving. He always made time for people. Great husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend to all. He is survived by his wife, Gloria (Boudreau); daughters, Gail Lightfoot, Lower Sackville; Cindy Pottie, California; son, Scott Pottie, Middle Sackville; sisters, Ethel (Don) Gilbert, Timberlea; Faye (Lenny) Hosterman, Sackville, and Diane Wilson, Yellowknife; brothers, Gerry (Shirley) Pottie, Calgary, and Wayne Pottie, Hatchet Lake; grandchildren, Chelsey, Jennah, and Caleb; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Hilda Jollimore, and brother, Bud Lavers. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Johni Mathew officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial at later date in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. Vincent de Paul Society. On-line condolences may be made at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com A quote from the book he was writing: "Death is a knot that tightens, unless you know how to undo the knot it gets tighter, the key is to undo the knot, but don't let go of the rope."

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________ In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Friday June 18, 2019.
Pardy, Mary Muriel, 76, Little Anse, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and extended family on June 15, 2010 in the Saint Anne Center, Arichat. She will be sadly missed by all who love her. Born in Little Anse she was the daughter of the late Thomas A. and Mary Alvina (Samson) Landry. She was a devout member of Saint Joseph's Parish, Petit De Grat. She is survived by her loving husband Maxwell Joseph Pardy, daughters: Alvina Samson(Calvin) Jacqueline Jollymore (Herman), both of Little Anse, sons: Tracy, Barrie Ontario, Kevin (Jennie), Arichat.  Grandchildren: Ashley, James, Danielle, Cody, Santanna and Kattie Great Grandson: Hunter Brother: Quentin (Viola), Louisdale, Sisters: Theresa Marchand, Rhode Island, Lucille Landry, Halifax , Delta Martell (Freddie) , Little Anse.
She was pre-deceased by brother: Raymond, sisters: Bertha, Bertha Mae, Margaret, Rose, Evangeline, Mary.  There will be no visitation. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Joseph Church in Petit de Grat on Saturday, June 19 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Duaine Devereaux officiating,.  Burial to follow in the Star of The Sea Cemetery, Petit De Grat. Memorial Donations can be made to the Saint Anne's Community and Nursing Care Center, Arichat or to the Star of the Sea Cemetery Fund.

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__ PROCTOR, Joseph Laughlin 'Lockie' - 77, Evanston. It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Joseph Laughlin 'Lockie' Proctor who died suddenly at home in Evanston on Tuesday, July 27, 2010. Born in Evanston on October 11, 1932, he was a son of the late Basil and Rita (Poirier) Proctor. Lockie was a kind, gentle, loving husband, father and 'Papa'. He was a well-known member of St. Francis de Sales Parish, Lower River Inhabitants and St. Patrick's Parish, Whiteside. Lockie was also known for tolling the church bell and calling the local bingo's in Lower River. When Lockie was young, he worked for the CNR and Nova Scotia Pulp Industry. Lockie had an amazing sense of humour. He made friends easily and was always there to lend a helping hand. He lived life to the fullest and just recently fought a courageous battle with throat cancer. He loved sports such as hockey and baseball and took great pleasure in watching his family play softball. Lockie was an avid bingo and card player and Lockie was and always will be remembered for his quick wit. Lockie is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Pauline (MacNamara), Evanston; sons, Gerard (Karen Adams), and Steve, both of Evanston; Darren (Jennifer), Port Hawkesbury; daughters, Rose Mary Haigh, Port Hawkesbury; Arlene (Barry MacQuarrie), Evan-ston; and Sheila Knox (Steve McLaren), Antigonish; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Marie Cogswell, Evanston; Sarah McNamara, Port Hawkesbury; brother-in-law, Raymond McNamara, Whiteside. He will be missed by his companion Missy, his dog. He was predeceased by his youngest son, Dougie; sister, Bernice Hearn; and brothers, Clement and Jack Proctor. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. today in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral mass to be held 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church, Lower River Inhabitants with Father Barrett Clare-Johnson officiating. Burial in St. Patrick's Parish Cem-etery, Whiteside, at a later date. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made in Lockie's memory to St. Patrick's Cemetery Fund or MADD Canada (Mothers Against Drunk Driving). Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com___

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The following is a translated version (with additions) of the obit which appeared August 17th in le Droit - a newspaper serving the Gatineau/Hull area of Quebec.
Claudette's husband Louis is the son of Albert & Helen (Morrison) Pertus, formerly of D'Escousse. Albert was the brother of my mother, Evelyn (Pertus) Boudreau. Louis & Claudette lived mostly in the Montreal or Ottawa areas, but did live for several years in Halifax. They visited many summers in the Poulamon/D'Escousse area.


The Pertus Family regrets to announce the death of Mrs. Claudette Pertus (nee Godbout) of Gatineau, PQ, who passed away the 13thof August, 2011 at the age of 74 years. She was the spouse of Louis Pertus and the daughter of the late Rosario and Yvonne (Dubreiul) Godbout. Besides her husband she is survived by her children Anne (Rod Young) of Dorval, PQ; Jean (Karine
Karkour); Lucie (Denis Diotte); and Daniel all of Gatineau; her grandchildren Kelley & Kimberley Young of Dorval, and Samuel Diotte of Gatineau. She also leaves her sisters-in-law Elaine Pertus of Sydney, NS, and Armande Godbout of Montreal, PQ.; her niece Nathalie of the Boston area; as well as several cousins and many friends. She was predeceased by her sisters and brothers Irene, Louisette, Jeannine, Jean­-Pierre and Gerard. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Outaouais Funeral
Cooperative located at 95 Boulevard de la Cite-des-Jeunes, in Gatineau on Friday, the 19thof August, 2011, from 7-10 p.m. The prayer celebration in the presence of her ashes will take place at the same Funeral Home on Saturday, the 20thof August at 2:30 p.m. The family will receive condolences beginning at 2 p.m. The family wishes to thank the staff of the 6thfloor of the Hull Hospital, as well as the staff of the Chateau Symmes where she resided, for their special attention to her welfare. Yours expressions of sympathy may be accompanied by a donation to a charitable organization of choice. On-line condolences may be sent to www.cfo.coop

Obituary for Mary Magdeline Dora Peters

Peters, Mary Margaret Dora, 87 - Amherstburg Ont, formerly of L'Ardoise.
It is with sadden hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved mother Magdeline who passed away on Friday, September 30, 2011 at her residence at the Richmond Terrace Nursing Care in Amherstburg,  Ont. Magdeline was a member of the Holy Guardian Angel Parish. She was a kind and loving wife, devoted mother. Her life centered around her children and family. She will be deeply missed especially by her
children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, friends and all her knew her. She found great joy in crocheting, knitting and sewing. Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Thadee and Edith Marie (Bourque) Gaudet. Beloved mother to Raymond (Jeannette), Addison, Ont., Andrew (Joan) Bridgewater, Marcella (Keith), Bridgewater, Dorothy (Joseph), L'Ardoise, Josephine (Frank), Halifax, Lionel (Kathleen), L'Ardoise, Jeannette (Dennis), Newfoundland, Annette (Beverly) Amherstburg, Ont., Doris (Kevin), Eastern Passage, John (Judy), Hubley, Delores (Terry), Eastern Passage; sister to Theresa Liston, Lower L'Ardoise, Mary Lambert, Picton, Ont.; brother Alex Gaudet, Annapolis Valley; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence; daughter Elizabeth and brother, Joseph; sisters, Beatrice and Delorosa. A gathering to remember Magdeline will be held in the Holy Guardian Angel Community Funeral Parlor in L'Ardoise on Saturday,
October 8th form 12 - 1:45,m, Funeral Mass will be held in the Holy Guardian Angel Church, L'Ardoise on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 2 pm., officiated by Rev. Lourdusamy Mariadoss. Burial to follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, L'Ardoise. Memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home in
Arichat. To send words of comfort in memory of Magdeline, please visit www.chboudreau.com
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Norman L. Poirier

POIRIER, Norman L. 84 of New Port Richey, died Nov. 12. Survived by wife, Doris; children, Denis, Pam & Dorothy; siblings, Claude, Russell & Claire; 4 grands & 3 greats. Dobies F.H. Congress.

P I believe this may be one of ours. Is John T. Poirier s/o Richard Poirier
and Mary Marmo?

Cape Breton Post
Dec 17, 2011
John 'Jack' Joseph Poirier
Sydney

It is with heavy hearts and deep regret that we, the family, announce the passing of Jack Poirier on Dec. 16, 2011 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Sydney, he was the son of Mrs. Kathleen (Laphen) Macneil and the late John T. Poirier. Jack served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 16 years. He did tours both
overseas and in Canada. Jack was also employed in the automotive industry. He worked as a service manger with Lloyd Macdonald Nissan as well as Canadian Tire. Jack is survived by his loving wife, Joanne (Osmond) Poirier; sons, John Rivers, Calgary, Alta., Richard 'Rick' (Kelly) Rivers, Barrie, Ont., Christopher Poirier, Sydney; four grandchildren, Taylor, Hayley, Liam,
Nevaeh. He is also survived by his siblings, Joanne (Ed) O'toole, Mississauga, Rosemary (Reg) Smith, Truro, Kathy Macneil, New Glasgow, Hughie (Michelle) Macneil, Sydney; as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides his father, he was predeceased by stepfather, Walter Macneil and brother, Billy in infancy. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m.  Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Fr. James Oliver officiating. Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Hospice Palliative Care,
Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com.

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Obituary for Paul Conrad Poirier
Published in the St Petersburg Times on November 14, 2011

POIRIER, PAUL CONRAD - 89, Arichat, formerly of Louisdale, passed away February 1, 2012, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney. Born in Cheticamp, he was the son of the late Fidel and Elizabeth (Roach) Poirier. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 47, Grand Anse and served his country as a Merchant Marine and worked on the supply ships. He
is survived by daughters, Betty Martell, Port Hawkesbury, Isabell Elliot companion Peter MacKenzie, Glendale, Francie Poirier, Port Hawkesbury; sons, Doug Poirier (Eileen) Poulamon, David Poirier companion Cindy, Kingston, Ontario, Gordon Poirier (Eleanor) Evanston; step son Ken Donovan (Delma) Brampton, Ontario; step daughter in law Mary Hilda (MacIsaac) Young;15
grandchildren, 14 step grandchildren; 9 grandchildren, 18 step great grandchildren; brother, Henry Poirier, Judique. He was predeceased by his first wife of 25 years, Mary Elizabeth (Donovan) Poirier and his loving companion of 34 years, Mary Rose Jeffrey; son Allen Poirier; step son Dennis Young; son in law Howard Martell. He will especially missed by his very special guardian and step granddaughter Lee Anne Marchand, who thought the world of Paul. Visitation will be held in the Glen Sampson room in Louisdale this evening from 7-9 and on Saturday from 10 - 12 pm. Funeral Mass will take place in St. Louis Catholic Church, Louisdale on Saturday at 1 pm. Memorial donations in Paul's memory may be made to St. Anne Community &
Nursing Care Centre Arichat. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C. H. Boudreau Funeral Home Ltd., Arichat. To light a candle in memory of Paul, or to leave words of comfort to the family, please visit www.chboudreau.com


 


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