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The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/08/94

ROHRBACH, HERMAN ALBERT

ROHRBACH, Herman Albert - 61, 21 Dinn St., Glace Bay, died December 5, 1994, in Glace Bay Hospital, South Street. Born in Birch Grove, Cape Breton County, he was a son of Angelina (Caty) Rohrbach, Glace Bay, and the late Richard
Rohrbach. He was employed as a construction labourer with Landry Construction until retirement in 1987. He was an adherent to St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Glace Bay. He is survived by a daughter, Deborah Lynn MacLeod, at
home; brothers, Henry, William, both of Toronto; Freddie, New Brunswick; Joseph, Alberta; Alfred, Richard, both of Glace Bay; sisters, Georgie Young, Glace Bay; Leona Baggs, Reserve Mines. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Friday in Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, where funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Rev. Jim Skinner officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/06/95

RECTOR, AMOS JOSEPH

RECTOR, Amos Joseph - 81, White Birches Retirement Residence, Amherst, died June 5, 1995, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Maccan, he was a son of the late Tupper and Cora (Cooke) Rector. He served overseas during the Second World War for over four years with the North Nova Scotia Highlanders 85th Battalion. He was employed with Enamel Heating for a number of years after the war and then as a carpenter throughout the area. He was a member of Nativity of Our Lady Roman Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, North Nova's Memory Club and Royal Canadian Legion, branch 10, Amherst. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed helping others. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Louise Landry; daughter, Avalon (Mrs. Thomas J. McGann), North Ridgeville, Ohio; sisters, Joan Morris, Halifax; Doris Clarke, Mary Perry, Amherst; brothers, John, Halifax; Tupper, Joseph, Amherst; two grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, Reuben. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, prayers 8 p.m. Wednesday, both in Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 10 a.m. Thursday in Nativity of Our Lady Roman Catholic Church, Rev. David MacDonald officiating. Burial in St. Charles/Nativity of Our Lady Cemetery. Donations to any charity.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/05/96

ROBICHAUD, ALFRED

ROBICHAUD, Alfred - 43, Port aux Basques, Nfld., formerly of Antigonish, died June 3, 1996, in Port aux Basques. Born in Antigonish, he was a son of Leo Robichaud and the late Mary (Landry) Robichaud. He was employed in the construction industry for a number of years. Surviving are sisters, Mary, Merland; Julie, Montreal; Theresa, Newfoundland; Pauline, Quebec; Yolande, Halifax; brothers, Arthur, Andrew, Ontario; Albert, Newfoundland; Francis, Monastery; Raymonde, Alberta; Gerald, Pictou. Funeral will take place in Port aux Basques.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/06/96

RHYNO, GLADYS LENORA

RHYNO, Gladys Lenora - 73, Halifax, died Agusut 4, 1996, in Camp Hill Medical Centre. Born in Tracadie, Antigonish Co., she was a daughter of the late Gerry and Loretta (Forgere) Landry. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church for several years. She was an employee of Keddys Motor Inn, Halifax, for 25 years. Surviving are husband, Carmen;
daughters, Ann Marie (Mrs. Joseph Banfield), Dartmouth; Debbie (Mrs. Alain Raymond), Montreal; son, James, Halifax; brothers, Adrian, Norbert, both of Tracadie, Antigonish Co.; sister, Rita (Mrs. Ottis Delorey), Hamilton, Ont.; five grandchildren. She was predeceased by sister, Theresa Langille, Marie MacDonald; brothers, Seaward, Leo. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, Bayers Road, Halifax. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Purcells Cove Road. Burial in Oakridge Memorial Gardens, Sackville. Reception to follow in the funeral
home reception centre.
Family flowers only. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/28/99

ROGERS, Marie Rita - 75, Port Royal, Richmond Co., passed away in the Strait Richmond Hospital, Lower River, on December 26, 1999. Born in Port Royal, she was a daughter of the late Emile and Alma (Boudreau) LeBlanc (Port Royal). She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, West Arichat. She was predeceased by her husband, John "Jeantie"; daughter, Shirley; brothers, Amedee and Gordon. Surviving are son, Paul, Port Royal and Halifax; daughters, Betty (Alex MacEachern), Creignish; Judy (Doug Martell), Lochside; Cathy (Alfred Samson), Arichat; son-in-law, Nectaire
Marchand, Port Royal; sisters, Bridget and Lorette LeBlanc, Port Royal; Rose Rogers, Halifax; brothers, Raymond and Francis, Port Royal; grandchildren, Julie, Johnny, Sue Anne Marchand, Jarrett and Jake Martell, Steven and Justin Samson; godson, Gerald Rogers; many nieces and nephews. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Wednesday, in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral mass to be held 11 a.m. Thursday, in Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating, assisted by Rev. Conrad Girroir. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to St. Anne Community and Nursing care Centre, Arichat or to the charity of one's choice.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/22/96

RUSSELL, DANIEL J.
RUSSELL, Daniel J. - 44, Lakefront Road, Dartmouth, and Tobin Road Extension, North Sydney, died Thursday, November 21, 1996, in Halifax. Born in North Sydney, he was a son of John and Louise (Landry) Russell, North Sydney. He was employed as night shift supervisor with the Halifax Shipyards and he was a former yard manager of North Sydney Marine Railway. He was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, North Sydney; former member of North Sydney Kinsmen Club. He was a hard worker, a great lover of horses and played the guitar. He will be sadly missed by his many friends, co-workers and loved ones. He is survived by his companion, Johnena MacDonald; daughter, Nancy at home; grandchildren, Daniel and Cody; sisters, Jean (Mrs. Doug Cavanaugh), Ruth (Mrs. Roy Steffens), both of North Sydney; brother, Peter, Georges River; a number of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Sheila. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Saturday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Family will also be receiving friends at the home of Jean Cavanaugh, 6 Stacey Ave., North Sydney. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Monday in Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Rev. Peter Piva officiating. Burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/02/96

LANDRY (LEBLANC), MARY ALICE
LANDRY (LeBlanc), Mary Alice - 91, St. Vincents Guest House, Halifax, formerly of Glace Bay, died November 28, 1996, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Infirmary Site, Halifax. Born in Reserve Mines, she was a daughter of the late Murdock and Catherine (Roach) Odo. She was a member of Holy Family Church, MacKays Corner, Glace Bay. She was also a former member of Holy Family Ladies Auxiliary. She was self-employed as a seamstress. Surviving are daughters, Anne Ault, Edmonton, Alta.; Mabel Marshall, Halifax; Evangeline Woodburn, Glace Bay; Hattie LeBlanc, Sydney; Josephine Hornbuckle, Mount Uniacke; sons, Edgar and Cecil LeBlanc, Glace Bay; John LeBlanc, Halifax; Melvin LeBlanc, Toronto, Ont.; stepdaughters, Doris Steinburg, Edmonton; Ruth Boudreau, Louisdale; stepsons, Rudolph Landry, Louisdale; Harold Landry, Toronto; 30 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; 20 step-grandchildren; 31 step-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Paul LeBlanc; second husband, Jimmie Landry; son, Leonard;
daughters, Rita Marshall, Pauline Hanson, Jessie Marshall; brother, Freddie; sister, Sabine Mercer. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday in Holy Family Church, MacKays Corner, Rev. Ray Huntley officiating. Burial in parish cemetery.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/08/97

RICHARD, ALVINA MAY
RICHARD, Alvina May - 96, St. Peter's, Richmond Co., formerly of River Bourgeois, died April 7, 1997, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in River Bourgeois, she was a daughter of the late Docithe and Irene (Fougere) Landry. She was a member of St. John the Baptiste CWL. Surviving are daughters, Mrs. Rita Landry, Monica (Mrs. Joseph Stone), River Bourgeois; Geraldine (Mrs. Tommy Amero), Plympton, Digby Co.; sons, Clarence, Alfred, Fabian, River Bourgeois; John, St. Peter's; Egbert, Anthony, Toronto; Martin, Peterborough, Ont.; Leo, Oshawa, Ont.; brother, Charles, Quebec; many
grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Joseph; sisters, Clara, Margaret; brothers, Henry, Ernest, Fabian, Fred, John. Visitation 10 a.m.-9 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday in River Bourgeois Funeral Parlour. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. John the Baptiste Church, River Bourgeois, Rev. Hughie D. MacDonald officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to St. John the Baptiste Church, Strait Richmond Hospital or Richmond Villa, St. Peter's. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.



The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/24/95

ROGERS, Joseph John (Jeantie) - 75, Port Royal, Richmond Co., died June 22, 1995, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born at Port Royal, he was a son of the late Arthur and Alvina (Boudreau) Rogers. He was employed with the Halifax Shipyard for 25 years, and then worked as a pipefitter in the Port Hawkesbury area until retirement. He was a member of Lawrence Kavanaugh Council 4607, West Arichat. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are his wife, the former Rita LeBlanc; daughters, Shirley (Mrs. Nectaire Marchand), Port Royal; Betty, Creignish; Judy (Mrs. Doug Martell), Lochside; Cathy (Mrs. Alfred Samson), Arichat; son, Paul, Dartmouth; six grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Willie, Albert, Rene; sisters, Loretta, Lorraine, Lena. Visitation 1:30-3:30 p.m. today in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral 4 p.m. today in Immaculate Conception Church, West Arichat, Rev. Conrad Girroir officiating. Burial to follow in
parish cemetery.
Donations to Immaculate Conception Church or St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 09/14/92
Category: News
Page: C4

RUSHTON, JENNIE CLAUDIA

RUSHTON, Jennie Claudia - 77, 3 Alma St., Amherst, died September 12, 1992, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Amherst, she was a daughter of the late Tilman and Domithelde (Comeau) Landry. She was a member of
Nativity of Our Lady Roman Catholic Church, Amherst and Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Amherst Branch 10. She enjoyed fishing and hunting. She is survived by a stepdaughter, Ida (Mrs. Gus Sechi), Cape Breton; two sisters, Mrs. Marie Malley, Mrs. Edmay LeBlanc, both of Amherst; brother, Henry, Amherst; many step-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Otis; infant sister, Yvonne; brother, Gilbert. The body is in Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst, visiting 7-9 p.m. today, where prayers will be 8 p.m. today. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in Nativity of Our Lady Roman Catholic Church,
Rev. David MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery.


The Chronicle-Herald
Published: 10/10/94
Category: News
Page: C14
RYAN, SYLVIA
RYAN, Sylvia - 74, Mulgrave, died October 8, 1994, in Victoria General Hospital. Born in Stellarton, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Dora (Maskerly) MacKenzie. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Canada. She owned and operated a general store in Mulgrave and was a CNR freight agent and distributor for The Halifax Herald Limited, Mulgrave. She is survived by her husband, James C.; daughter, Mildred (Mrs. Gerard Landry), Havre Boucher; three sons, Sandy, Middle Melford; Roland, Kingsville, Inverness County; Paul, Evanston, Richmond County; nine grandchildren. She was predeceased by two brothers, Allister, Roland. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in
Eagles Funeral Home, Westville. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Victoria General Hospital Foundation or SPCA.


Hilaire Richard Jan 7, 1981
River Bourgeois - Hilaire Richard, 94, of River Bourgeois died Monday in Richmond Villa, St Peters. Surviving are his wife, the former Maria Ranson; a daughter Margaret (Mrs. Ernest Bourque), River Bourgeois; four sons, Edward and Gerald, both of Magdalen Islands; Amable, Montreal and Joseph, River Bourgeois, and several grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Mrs. Remi Fougere, and a brother Issac. The body is in St john the Baptiste Church, River Bourgeois, where funeral will
be Thursday. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.


RANSON,Stanley Walter-89,Princeville,Inverness County,formerly of River Bourgeois,died July 10 1993,at home.Born in River Bourgeois he was a son of the late Jules and susan(Dugas)Ranson.He is survived by a brother Amable,Montreal;several nieces and nephews.He was predeceased by six brothers,Peter,Alexander,Besire,Marshal,George,Daniel;eight sisters, Sophie,Anna,Olive,Margaret,Sarah,Maria,Catherine,Marina.Visitation will be 2-9p.m.today in River Bourgeois Funeral Parlor.Funeral will be in St.John the Baptist Church,River Bourgeois,time to be announced.Burial will be in parish cemetery



Sept. 18, 1997; Page A16

ROGERS, Carl Joseph - 66, West Arichat, Richmond Co , died September 16,1997, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.. Born in Port Royal,  he was a son of  Mary (DeYoung), PondviIle, and the late William Rogers. He worked as a labourer and was a member of the Labourers Union, Local 615, until his retirement in 1985. Surviving are daughters, Shelley Rogers, Halifax; Annette (Mrs. David Robinson), Yarmouth; sons, James, West Arichat; Roy, Halifax; sisters, Maisie (Mrs. Mike Sullivan); Verdun, Que.; Valerie (Mrs. Gerald Kehoe), Rocky Bay; Eileen Rogers, Delerose Marchand, Pondville; brothers, Allen, Melvin, Halifax; eight grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Theresa Samson; daughter, Dale; sisters, Vereen, Annette. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 .m. today,12:30-1:30
p.m: Friday; in C H. Boudeau Funeral Home, Arichat: Funeral 2 p.m. Friday  in Immaculate Conception Church, West Arichat, Rev. Conrad Girrior officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Donations to St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre.


RANSON, Jeanette Mary
 RANSON, Jeanette Mary - 74, Poulomon, Richmond Co., died November  10, 1997, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Poulomod  she was a daughter of the late Martin and Eva Mae (LeBlanc) White. Surviving are her companion, Raymond Burke; daughters, Pauline, Ann Marie, Port Hawkesbury; Bonnie (Mrs. Edward Gardiner), Louisdale; Gail  (Mrs. Brad Poirier), D'Escousse; sons, Alfred, Saint John, N.B.; Kenny, St. Peter's; Paul, Port Hawkesbury; sister, Estelle, Louisdale; brothers, Arthur, Ontario; Ronnie, Poulomon; Omer, St. Ann's Nursing Home, Veteran's  Wing, Arichat; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. She was  predeceased by her husband, Wallace; sisters, Pauline, Ina; brothers, Harry, Alfred; sons, Cecil in infancy, Wayne. Funeral 3 p.m. Wednesday in St. Hyacinth Parish Church, Rev. John J. MacDonald officiating. Burial in the  parish cemetery, D'Escousse. Family flowers only please. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Services, Petit-de-Grat.



November 24, page D16

RICHARD, Evangeline
RICHARD, Evangeline - 93, Richmond Villa, St. Peter's, formerly of  Hureauville, died November 23, 1997, in the villa. Born in River Bourgeois, she  was a daughter of the late Louis and Mary (Burke) MacPhee. She was a  member of St. Francis de Sales Parish, Lower River Inhabitants. She was a member of St. Francis de Sales CWL. Surviving are sons, Peter, Hureauville; Louis, Dartmouth; daughters, Mrs. Stella MacCormack, Grantville; Jean (Mrs. Foster Ryan), Mulgrave; Cecilia (Mrs. John MacDonald), Halifax; Mrs. Elizabeth MacRae, Hureauville; Yvonne (Mrs. Blaise MacDonald), West Bay Road; sister, Mrs. Mary Cogswell, Lower Sackville; brother, Bill, Sydney; 35 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren. Sh  was predeceased by her husband, William; sons, Raymond, Henry; grandson, Bernie; great-grandson, Donald; great-great-grandsons, Scott, Greg; sisters,  Annie, Mary B., Betty, Delina; brothers, Peter, Henry, Clifford, Leo. Visitation  7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, in W.J. Whitty Funeral Home, Port  Hawkesbury. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Francis de Sales Church, Lower River Inhabitants, Rev. Peter MacLeod officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to St. Francis de Sales CWL


. Dec. 17, 1997;    page D14

RICHARD, Mary Helen
RICHARD, Mary Helen - 73, River Bourgeois, died December 15, 1997, in  St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in River Bourgeois, she  was a daughter of the late Murdock and Sarah (Boudreau) Fougere.  Surviving are her husband, Murdock; sons, Earl, Gary; sisters, Cecila  Baccardax, Margaret (Mrs. Peter L. Pottie); brothers, John, Herman. She  was predeceased by brothers, William, Abraham, Amable, Charles, one in  infancy; sisters, Sadie, Rita. Funeral 10 a.m. today in St. John the Baptist Church, River Bourgeois, Rev. Raymond King officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.


Dec. 19, 1997; page B03

RANSON, Alexander W.
RANSON, Alexander W. - 87, formerly of Poirierville, Richmond Co.,  died December 18, 1997, in St. Anne's Community Nursing Care Centre,   Arichat. Born in Poirierville, he was a son of the late Louis and Eliza  (Bonin) Ranson. Surviving are sisters, Mary B. Cordeau, St. Anne's  Nursing Care Centre; Mrs. Claire I. Burke, Eugenie Cordeau, Poirierville. He was predeceased by sisters, Mary Louise DeRouch, Annie DeBaie;  brothers, Norman, Gustave. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Hyacinth  Roman Catholic Church, D'Escousse, Rev. John J. MacDonald officiating.  Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to St. Anne's Centre or St. Hyacinth Cemetery fund. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Home, Petit-de-Grat.



 

RICHARD, Wallen Joseph - 58, Arichat, died November 27, in Saint John, N.B. Born in Arichat, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Paul and Evangeline (Boucher) Richard. He was in the Black Watch Regiment for six years, four of which were in Germany. In later years he joined Irving Oil Ltd., as a seaman on the tankers and stayed for over 30 years. Surviving are daughters, Amanda, Halifax; sons, Wallen Jr., Wade; stepson, Cory, Arichat; granddaughter, Kayleigh; brothers, Gaston, Clifford, Arichat. He was predeceased by his brothers, Paul, Alfred, two in infancy, Omer and Wilfred. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday, in Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, Arichat, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating. Burial of remains to follow in parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, or charity of choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to IML Funeral Services Ltd., Petit-de-Grat



 
 

March 27, 2000

RICHARD, Alfred Herman - 80, River Bourgeois, passed away March 26, 2000, in the Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, surrounded by his loving family. Born in South River Bourgeois, he was a son of the late Charles and Vina (Landry) Richard. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, River Bourgeois. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving in the Merchant Marines which took him to all corners of the globe. He sailed the Great Lakes. He was employed by Patterson Steamships Ltd. prior to working for Stora Forest Industries, Point Tupper. He was a victim of the 1982 mill explosion which left him totally disabled. He spent his
retirement years carving decorative ducks. During his courageous battle over the last 18 years he kept his sense of humour. Surviving are his wife of 57 years, the former Margaret Digout; daughters, Veronica (Gary) Teed, Halifax; Claire (Pat) Lovett, Halifax; Elaine Burke, St. Peters; Louise (Norman) LeBlanc, St. Peters; Maxine (David) Fraser, St. Peters; sisters, Geraldine (Tommy) Amero, Plympton, Digby Co.; Rita Landry, River Bourgeois; Monica (Joe) Stone, River Bourgeois; brothers, Clarence (Marie), Halifax; Martin (Margaret), Peterborough, Ont.; Leo (Joan), Oshawa, Ont.; Egbert (Sally), Toronto, Ont.; Tony (Ethel), Toronto, Ont.; John
(Ann), St. Peter's; Fabian (Casilda), River Bourgeois. His pride and joy were his grandchildren, Claudine, Lisette, Derek, Cory, Stephanie, Alicia, Vanessa, Adrian, Ainsley, Joella, Katrina, Erica; great-grandchildren, Jos‚e, Cameron. He was predeceased by grandson, Dale LeBlanc. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in River Bourgeois Community Funeral
Home. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday from St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Sandy MacNeil officiating. Members of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 47, St. Peter's are asked to meet in the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to attend the funeral of their late comrade Alfred Richard. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the KLM Fund, Strait Richmond Hospital or The Lung Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, St. Peter's.



 

Saturday, August 19, 2000

RICHARD, Mary Jean - A loving heart stopped beating August 16, 2000, in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in River Bourgeois, Richmond Co., August 20, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Charles P. Sampson and Agnes Burke. Devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great- grandmother, sister and friend who dedicated her entire life to her family. She was one of the founding members of St. John the Baptist CWL Council, River Bourgeois, Cape Breton and a past member of St. Peter's CWL, Dartmouth. She loved to bake and lovingly passed on her talents to her daughters and daughters-in-law. She will be sadly missed and forever loved by her
husband of 59 years, James T. Richard, Dartmouth; sons, Charles James "CJ" (Karen), Lower Sackville; Donald (Claire), Manitouwadge, Ont.; Paul (Debbie), Dartmouth; daughters, Judi, at home; Maureen Richard (Roland), Fredericton, N.B.; Janet Kay (Buz), Lake Echo; Paula Richards (Ken), Oakville, Ont.; grandchildren, Kelli, Tim, Kerianne, Shawna, Nicholas, Krista, Chad, Ben, Jillian, Stephen; four great-grandchildren; brother, Art, Lower Sackville; sisters, Gert Langille, Bedford; Joan Viscount, River Bourgeois, Patsy MacKay, Maitland. She was predeceased by son, Gillis Paul in infancy; grandson, Dean Richard; brother, Amos; sisters, Gena Rankin, Kay Woods, Cecilia Pace, Rita Wood. Visitation was held in Dartmouth Funeral Home, Queen St., Dartmouth. Funeral mass Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in St. Peter's Church, Maple Street, Dartmouth, followed by a reception. Cremation to follow. Family flowers only. Donations to the Scleroderma Society, Ont, c/o Roy Whitehead, 1662 Attawandaron Rd., London, Ont. M6G
3M6, would be appreciated by the family.


December 28, 2000

RICHARD, Louis D. - 78, died December 26, 2000, in the Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, Richmond Co. Born in Arichat, he was a son of the late Peter and Victoria (Richard) Richard. Surviving are his wife, Margaret; daughter, Yolande; son, Ralph (Linda) and former wife Irene Bonin, all of Arichat; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, Joseph, Miramichi, N.B.; sister, Cecile, Halifax. He was predeceased by brothers, Raymond, Thephile, Piere, Herbie, Paul and Jean Baptiste; sisters, Antoinette, Blanche, Bernadette. He was a veteran and member of Br. 150 RCL, Arichat. After 25 years of service with the Provincial government he retired in 1985. No flowers by request. Viewing of his remains 1-9 p.m. today, in I.M.L. Funeral Home, 3450 Hwy., 206 Petit de Grat. Funeral mass and interment at 11 a.m. Friday, in Our Lady of Assumption Church, Arichat, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society, St. Anne's Veteran's Wing or any charity. Members of Br. 150 Royal Canadian Legion are asked to meet at 10 a.m. in the funeral home to attend the funeral of their late comrade


December 31, 2000

RICHARD, George - 38, Louisdale, Richmond Co., died December 28, 2000, in his residence. He was a son of Nicholas Richard, Petit De Grat and Alice (O'Donnell) Richard, Louisdale. Surviving are sisters, Eileen, Ontario; Patsy, New Glasgow; Rose, Halifax; brothers, Tommy, Petit De Grat; Alfred, Queensville; Charlie, Ontario; Robert, Port Hawkesbury. He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, George and Mary (DeRoche) Richard; maternal grandparents, Thomas Harold and Eva Patricia (Sponagle) O'Donnell. Visitation today 1:30-2:30 p.m. in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral 3 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Church, Petit De Grat, Rev. Yvan Loignon officiating, burial to follow in the Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit De Grat. Donations to the family.


Margaret Rose Richard was the wife of Louis Richard who died December 28, 2000. (Listed above)
In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper:

 March 07, 2001

RICHARD, Margaret Rose - Age 57, died March 4, 2001, at the Strait Richmond Hospital. Born in Poirierville, Richmond Co., she was the daughter of the  late Pius and Mary (Poirier) Petitpas. She is survived by her daughter, Wendy Baker, Mulgrave; son, Johnny Whiteway, South Pondville; stepdaughter, Yoland Petitpas, Arichat; sisters, Leona Wilson, Smithers, B.C.; Julie (John) Forbes, West Arichat; Eve MacDonald, St. Louis, U.S.A.; Mary McCrea, Alexena Petitpas, Theresa (Bernard) Gillie, all of Halifax; brothers, Joseph, Louis, Fred, Halifax; Andrew, Pondville; two grandchildren. Predeceased by husband, Louis; and sister, Muriel. Cremation has taken  place, no visitation by request. Funeral mass will be celebrated in Our Lady  of Assumption Catholic Church, Arichat, Saturday, March 10, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Ivan Loignon officiating. Burial of ashes at a later date. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the compassion and care of I.M.L. Funeral Services, Petit de Grat.



In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

Tuesday, January 8, 2002

RICHARD (Bouchard), Mildred P. - 75, River Bourgeois, passed away peacefully in her sleep, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, January 7, 2002, after numerous months battling cancer. Mom went to meet her angels. Mildred was a daughter of the late Marina Bouchard and Frederick Bouchard. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, William; children, Vivian (Donald MacRae), South River, Bourgeois; Juanita (Jim Fairbairn), Winnipeg; Frederick (Linda Richard), Lower Sackville; Wanda Marie Presutti, Halifax; Gretchen (Blaise Landry), Baddeck; Cynthia (Tom Cole), Lower Sackville; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Stanley Bouchard, Boston, Mass. She was predeceased by brother, Fred "Uncle Buddy"; sisters, Dorothy Mouseau, Mary Mortimer. Mom, we said our good-byes but a part of you will always be here
in our hearts and your love will live forever within us. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in River Bourgeois Funeral Parlor. Funeral Wednesday, January 9, in St. John The Baptist Church, River Bourgeois, Rev. Sandy MacNeil officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations kindly accepted to the Palliative Care Unit, c/o Strait Richmond Hospital, Canadian Cancer Society
or a charity of ones choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.


Monday, January 28, 2002

ROGERS, Mary Lillian - 99, Pondville, passed away in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, January 27, 2002. Born October 21, 1902, in Martinique, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Alexina (MacPhee) Duyon. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by daughters, Delrose Marchand, Pondville, with whom she resided; Maisie (Mrs. Mike Sullivan), Montreal; Valerie (Mrs. Gerald Kehoe), Rocky Bay; sons, Melvin and Allan, both of Halifax; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Willie Rogers; daughters, Verene Dorey, Eileen Rogers and Annette in infancy; son, Carl; great- grandson, Tristen; granddaughter, Dale; brothers, Clifford, Abel, Dominique, Peter, James, Ned,
Paul; sisters, Emeline, May. Visitation in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat, this evening from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, West Arichat, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care.


Tuesday, April 16, 2002

ROY (Mombourquette), Elizabeth M. - L'Ardoise, passed away peacefully April 11, 2002, in Richmond Villa, St. Peters.
Born in L'Ardoise, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Annie (Barrett) Mombourquette. She lived most of her life in L'Ardoise and in earlier years was active in community work. She was a great mom, grandmother and great-grandmother, and was loved by all. She will be greatly missed by all those who loved her and knew her. She is survived by her daughter, Betty Ann (Lawrence) Rediker, L'Ardoise; sons, Paul (Mildred), Truro; Bernard (Barbara), Howie Centre, Sydney; sisters, Theresa Johnson, Halifax; Laura Forgarty, British Columbia; brothers, Dan, Halifax; Albert, L'Ardoise; eight grandchildren; 15
great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Elizabeth was predeceased by her husband, Albert Emile; brothers,
Felix and Paul; sisters, Margaret MacAvoy, Agnes Campbell, Lillian Ellis, Annie Mae LeRue; sisters in infancy, Anita and Genevieve. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. Service to be held 2 p.m. Friday, April 19, in Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. Duncan MacIsaac officiating. Interment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery,
L'Ardoise. Any donations may be made to the D. W. Kingston Clinic or Cemetery Fund, L'Ardoise. Arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison, Funeral Director.


Friday, May 31, 2002

ROACH, Alphonse Marcellin - 76, Petit de Grat, died May 29, 2002, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Cheticamp, he was a son of the late Patrick and Mary (McKinnon) Roach. He was employed with the Department of Fisheries for 25 years, until his retirement. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Petit de Grat. He was the lastsurviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, the former Dorothy Landry; daughter, Elaine (Mrs Archie Noseworhty), Granville; son, Ronald, Petit de Grat; grandchildren, Marcus, Danielle (Bruce), Shamus; great-granddaughter, Claire Elaine. He was predeceased by sisters, Mary Louise, Emma, Evelyn, Elizabeth, Annie, Sabine, Sarah; brothers, Leo, Peter, Joseph, Hubert, Johnny, Marcellin. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, 1 -2:30 p.m. Saturday in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Celebration of Life will be held 3 p.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's Church, Petit de Grat, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating. Burial to follow in Star of Sea Cemetery, Petit de Grat. Memorial donations may be made to Strait Richmond
Hospital, Palliative Care. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: c.h.boudreau@ns.sympatico.ca


Genevieve H. Rankin – April 18, 1983
St. Peter’s – Genevieve Helen Rankin, 65, St. Peter’s, died Saturday in Strait Richmond Hospital.  Born in River Bourgeois, she was a daughter of Agnes and the late Charles P. Sampson.  She was a former president of St. Peter’s Community Club and until recently was a member of the board of St. Peter’s Co-Op.  She was a past member of the St. Peter’s Altar Society and the town’s home and school association.  She retired last year from the staff of Richmond Villa, where she had worked since the nursing home opened.  Besides her mother, she is survived by four sons, John, Port Hawkesbury; Kemp, Point Edward; Clair, Truro; Charlie, at home; four daughters, Ann (Mrs. Michael Labelle), Doris and Susan, all of Ottawa; Sharon (Mrs. Gilbert Castelin), Alabama; seven sisters, Rita (Mrs. Leo Wood), Pittsfield, Mass.; Cecilia (Mrs. Charlie Pace), Kay (Mrs. Clinton Woods), Gret (Mrs. Elmer Elliott), and Patsy (Mrs. William McKay), all of Halifax; Jean (Mrs. James Richards), Dartmouth; Joan (Mrs. Bernice Viscount), River Bourgeois; one brother, Arthur, Lower Sackville; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by two husbands, D.K. Ross and Angus D. Rankin; and one brother, Amos.  The body is in the family home.  Funeral will be 2 p.m. today in St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Rev. Gerald Dunphy officiating, with burial in the parish cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the parish cemetery fund.


Monday, August 26, 2002

RYAN, Dulcie H. - 74, Port Hawkesbury, died Friday, August 23, 2002, in St. Martha's Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Peter and Lily (Ome) LeLaucher and foster daughter of the late Charles and Janet (Warner) LeLacheur. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Port Hawkesbury and a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43 Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by daughters, Janette Hull, Mississauga, Ont.; Joan (Richard) MacIntyre, Port Hawkesbury; Shirley (Gary) Collins, Brookfield; Elaine (Don) McDonough, Nanaimo, B.C.; Judy (Roy) Gilbert, Troy; Linda (Len) Ryan, Powell Ricer, B.C.; Sharon (Johnny) Bona, Troy; Carol (Jerry) Boudreau, Northwest Territories; Carmel Ryan, Dartmouth; grandson, Paul
(Holly) Ryan; great-grandson, Tyler with whom she resided; 17 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; half-sister, Geraldine Anthony; nephew, Alan Anthony, both of Salt Lake City; nieces, Jean (Bruce) Allen, Lake Forest, Calif.; Glenllaea (Dennis) Bartle, Belling, Montana. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph E. "Josie" Ryan; sons, Leo and Joseph E. Ryan Jr. in infancy; sons-in-law, Fred Hull and Fane Carlson. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Green's Funeral Home, 507 Bernard St., Port Hawkesbury. Funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Port Hawkesbury, Rev. Bill Crispo officiating. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia or St. Martha's
Hospital.


RANSON, Jeanette Mary   74, Poulomon, Richmond Co., died November 10, 1997, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish.  Born in Poulomon, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Eva Mae (LeBlanc) White.  Surviving are her companion, Raymond Burke; daughters, Pauline, Ann Marie, Port Hawkesbury; Bonnie (Mrs. Edward Gardiner), Louisdale; Gail (Mrs. Brad Poirier), D'Escousse; sons, Alfred, Saint John, N.B.; Kenny, St. Peter's; Paul, Port Hawkesbury; sister, Estelle, Louisdale; brothers' Arthur, Ontario; Ronnie, Poulomon; Omer, St. Ann's Nursing Home, Veteran's Wing, Arichat, 14 grandchildren; four great  grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her husband, Wallace; sisters, Pauline, Ina; brothers, Harry, Alfred; sons, Cecil in infancy, Wayne. Funeral 3 p.m. Wednesday in St. Hyacinth Parish Church, Rev. John J. MacDonald officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery, D'Escousse.  Family flowers only please.  Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Services, Petit de Grat.


RANCE, Captain (Ret.) Ernest William . Canadian Army
(Artlllery Master Gunner) 1939 1975 4th Degree Knights of Columbus

Peacefully in hospital at age 77.  Beloved husband of Ruth (Poirier).  Loving father of Dianne, Bill (Sandie), Rose (Bryan) and Ted (Laura). Adored grandfather of Jennifer Simpkin (Baker) and Gregory Baker. Also survived by sister Margaret Viner of Vancouver and several nieces and nephews.  Friends may visit at the St. Laurent
Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at the Aviation Parkway on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Gabriel Roman Catholic Church, 55 Appleford Street on Thursday at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Special thanks to the nurses and staff of Neurology Ward at the Ottawa General Hospital, 6th Floor North.


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

Thursday, July 31, 2003

RAFTUS, Marie Ellen "Helen" - 58, Halifax, passed away quietly Wednesday, July 30, 2003, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, after a short battle with illness, surrounded by family. Born in Arichat (Richmond Co.), May 13, 1945, she was a daughter of Anita (Gaudet) and the late Peter Xasterooles. Helen enjoyed camping and playing darts and cards. She was also an avid member of the Resolute Club, where she was one of the first founding women members. She was predeceased by her husband, Nelson Raftus. Besides her mother, she is survived by sisters, Alma and Cathy; daughters, Janet, Colleen and Gina;
sons, David, Scott and Sean; six grandchildren; five nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today and Friday 2-4, 7-9 p.m., a memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, August 2, both in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Interment in Oakridge Memory Gardens, 1078 Old Sackville Rd., Lower
Sackville.
Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. E-mail condolences may be sent to: snow@funeralscanada.com



RANSON, Frances May
             RANSON, Frances May - 70, died at home on November 5, 2003, after a long battle with cancer. Born in Windsor, she was a daughter of the late George and Elsie (Purvis) Lunn. She is survived by her loving husband, Bert; daughters, Linda
(Dennis) MacDonald, Janvrin's Isle; Shelley Regan, Dartmouth; Sharon (Ricky) Stone, River Bourjoise, Richmond Co.; sons, David (Donna), Poulamon; Glenn (Brenda), Janvrin's Isle; Mark, Dartmouth; sisters, Joan, Westphal; Madeline, Kentville; Jean, Cole Harbour; Joann, Spryfield; brothers, George, Yarmouth; Fred, Lake Echo; William Thomas and Stephen, both of Windsor; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. She was predeceased by sister, Colleen; brothers, David and Douglas.
Her remains have been transferred from I.M.L. Funeral Home, Petit de Grat to Dartmouth Funeral Home, Queen Street, Dartmouth, where visitation will be 2-9 p.m. today. Cremation to follow. Funeral mass will be 9 a.m. Saturday, in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, 10 Maple St., Dartmouth. Burial in St. John's Evangelist Cemetery, Windsor, at a later date. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.


In "THE CHRONICHE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.
 Thursday, January 22, 2004
 
RICHARD, Margaret - 87, River Bourgeois, died Tuesday, January 20, 2004, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in River Bourgeois, she was a daughter of the late Victor and Mary Emma (Landry) Digout. She was a homemaker and a member of St. John the Baptist Parish and the CWL, River Bourgeois. Surviving are daughters, Elaine Burke, St. Peter's; Veronica (Gary) Teed, Claire (Pat) Lovett, both of Halifax; Louise (Norman) LeBlanc, Maxine (David) Fraser, both of St. Peter's; sister, Germaine (Simon) Carter, River Bourgeois; brothers, Charlie Digout, River Bourgeois; Vincent (Marie) Digout, Fred (Norma) Digout, Marshall (Eileen) Digout, all of Brantford, Ont.; George (Sharon) Digout, Stan (Marge) Digout, both of River Bourgeois; grandchildren, Claudine Burke, Lisette (Kenzie) MacDonald, Cory (Tracy) Teed, Stephanie Morrison, Alicia Lovett, Derek (Johnann) LeBlanc, Vanessa, Adrian, Ainsley, Joella, Katrina and Erica Fraser; great-grandchildren, Cameron and Christian MacDonald, Jenna Teed, Grace Morriso„ø
 


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.
 Wednesday, March 3, 2004
 
RICHARD, Casilda Mary - 70, River Bourgeois, passed away peacefully Monday, March 1, 2004, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. She was a daughter of the late James A. and Theresa (Bourque) Sampson. She was a retired employee of Decca Marine, Dartmouth. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Parish, River Bourgeois, the CWL, Seniors Club and Seniors Literacy in Action. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Fabian; children, David, Dartmouth; Theresa (Paul) Owens, Riverton; Paul (Lorraine), Brampton, Ont.; grandchildren, Tracy, Tanya, Robin, Tiffany, Patricia, Marcus, Katie; great-grandson, Alexander; brother, Garvie (Peggy) Samson, Dartmouth; sister, Marguerite (Hubert) Fougére, Dartmouth. She was predeceased by two sons in infancy. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in River Bourgeois Community Funeral Home. Funeral mass 11 a.m. Friday in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Father Reg Currie officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donation„ø
 


Tuesday, March 23, 2004
   The Halifax Herald Limited

 ROCHE (Mury), Antoinette M.
            ROCHE (Mury), Antoinette M. - Passed away in Wingate Nursing Home in Reading on March 20, 2004, she was 89. Antoinette was born and raised in Nova Scotia and has been a resident of Melrose for over 50 years. She came to the United States, worked as a seamstress for the Jordan Marsh Company in the upholstery division in Boston and thenb worked for many years in the lunch  program at the Coolidge Elementary School in Melrose. Mrs. Roche was an avid seamstress and knitter, was a member of the Tuesday Morning Women's Bowling League in Wakefield for 40 years and was a founding and active member of The Church of the Incarnation in Melrose. Antoinette traveled home to Cape Breton, every year until her
illness in 2004. She was the wife of Harold E. Roche. Mother of Anne Marie Braid and her husband Robert of Wilmington.
 Grandmother of Alicia M. Braid and Julie A. Braid of Wilmington. Sister of Joseph Mury of Canada, Julia Doran of Medford, and the late Isabelle Linden, Anita Reynolds, Rene Mury, Seraphine Boudreau and Emily Theriault. Sister-in-law of
William Reynolds, Maime Mury and Reta Roche.
Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Wednesday, March 24, at 9 a.m. Funeral mass in The Church of the Incarnation, 425 Upham St., Melrose at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours today from 4-8 p.m. Burial in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Memorial contributions  may be made in her memory to ALS Foundation for Life, PO
Box 504, Franklin, MA
 


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.
Tuesday, August 31, 2004
ROACH, Mary Stella "Dorothy" - 89, Petit de Grat, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, August 30, 2004, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Petit de Grat, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Alexina (Boudreau) Landry. She was a member of St. Joseph's Parish C.W.L., for over 40 years. She is survived by her daughter, Elaine Noseworthy (Archie) Cleveland; son, Ronald; brother, Vander (Eleanor), all of Petit de Grat; her grandchildren, who she so dearly loved, Marcus, Danielle and Shamus, and also her great-grandchildren, Claire and Grace. She was predeceased by her husband, Alphonse Marcellin; brothers, Alphonse, Jocelyn, and Leonard. Visitation will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10-12:30 p.m. in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, 633 Lower Rd., Arichat. Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate the life of Dorothy will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday in St. Joseph's Church in Petit de Grat with Rev. Remi Tremblay officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial will be held in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit de Grat, at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care Society or Star of the Sea Cemetery Fund. On-line condolences can be sent to the family at: www.chboudreau.com


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/22/96

RUSSELL, DANIEL J.
RUSSELL, Daniel J. - 44, Lakefront Road, Dartmouth, and Tobin Road Extension, North Sydney, died Thursday, November 21, 1996, in Halifax. Born in North Sydney, he was a son of John and Louise (Landry) Russell, North Sydney. He
was employed as night shift supervisor with the Halifax Shipyards and he was a former yard manager of North Sydney Marine Railway. He was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, North Sydney; former member of North Sydney Kinsmen
Club. He was a hard worker, a great lover of horses and played the guitar. He will be sadly missed by his many friends, co-workers and loved ones. He is survived by his companion, Johnena MacDonald; daughter, Nancy at home; grandchildren, Daniel and Cody; sisters, Jean (Mrs. Doug Cavanaugh), Ruth (Mrs. Roy Steffens), both of North Sydney; brother, Peter, Georges River; a number of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Sheila. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Saturday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Family will also be receiving friends at the home of Jean Cavanaugh, 6 Stacey Ave., North Sydney. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Monday in Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Rev. Peter Piva officiating. Burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity.


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

Sunday, November 14, 2004

RANSON, Ferdinand Peter - 85, Halifax, died peacefully November 11, 2004, in  Northwood Centre. Born in D'Escousse, Cape Breton, he was a son of the late  Albert and Elzada (Pettipas) Ranson. He is survived by his son, Brian,  Dartmouth; sister, Doris, Cape Breton; brothers, Wilfred, Lower Sackville;  Tom, Prince Rupert, B.C.; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his  beloved wife, Bridget Genevieve; sisters, Eva and Martha; brothers, Nat and  Raymond. He worked for DND as a carpenter and supervisor for 37 years, retiring in 1983. He was a long-time member of St. John Vianney Roman
Catholic Church, where he was a charter member of the Knights of Columbus, St. John Vianney Council No. 7077. He was also a 4th degree member of the Jerald Berry Assembly 2579 of the Knights of Columbus. Peter loved life and had a great sense of humour. He enjoyed many activities such as woodworking, oil painting, leatherwork, ceramics, darts, bowling and cribbage. He was also active in many community organizations. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Monday in St. John Vianney Church, Lower  Sackville, followed by a reception in the church hall, and by burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice. Special thanks to the caring staff of 7 Centre at Northwood Centre.


REIA, Marie (nee Clannon) - Passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side after a four year battle with breast and bone cancer on Tuesday, March 21, 2006. Marie, at the age of 53, was the beloved wife of John Reia. Loving mother of Jason and his wife Rebecca, Jeffrey and his wife Crystal and Julie and her friend Kyle. Dear grandma of Jessica and Jenna. Sister of Garvey, Benidict, Brenda, Gerard and Clair. Daughter of Loretta and the late George. Sister-in-law of Ines and Attilio Odorico. Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, Hart Chapel, 1099 Gordon St., Guelph today (Friday) from 2-4 and 7-9:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph's Church on Saturday, March 25 at 10 a.m. Entombment, Our Lady Immaculate Mausoleum, Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Guelph Wish Fund for Children would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home or condolences at www.gilbertmacintyreandson.com


Marie was the d/o George Clannon and Loretta Samson of Little Anse.This was in the Guelph Tribune,
 


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper
Monday April 17, 2006

RICHARD, Godfrey Edward - 92, Hureauville, Richmond Co., passed away peacefully Friday, April 14, 2006, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Cape Auget, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Henry and Mary Ann (Goyetche) Richard. He retired from A.E.C.L. Point Tupper in 1979. He also worked for the CNR for over 30 years. He was a lifelong member of St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church, Lower River Inhabitants. He is survived by sons, James (Bernice), Hureauville; Leo (Cathy), Louisdale; Paul, at home; daughters, Gladys (Roger) Feener, Dartmouth; Rose Marie (Jack) Goyetche, Arichat; Evelyn (Dave) Sartor, Victoria, B.C.; sister, Mary C. Cogswell, Princeville; 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by wife, Mae (LeBlanc); sisters, Eva, Bertha, Janie Louise, Julia, and one in infancy; brothers, William, Phillip, Alexander. Also left to mourn is special friend, Mabel Baker. Visitation today 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral mass will be held today at 2 p.m. in St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church, Lower River Inhabitants, Father Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made in memory of Godfrey to the St. Francis de Sales Cemetery Fund or Strait Richmond Palliative Care Society. Special thank you to Dr. Collins, Dr. Bell, nurses and staff at Strait Richmond Hospital. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.

Thursday, May 04, 2006

COGSWELL, Mary Cecilia - 95, Hureauville, Richmond Co., died Wednesday, May 3, 2006, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Hureauville, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Mary Ann (Goyetche) Richard. In her younger years, Mary worked as a clerk in the former Fred Grant Store, Grantville. She was a member of St. Francis de Sales Parish, Lower River Inhabitants, and was a former member of St. Francis CWL. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Patrick J.; sisters, Louise, Janie, Julia, Bertha, and Eva; brothers, Alexander, Phil, Willie, and Godfrey. Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Friday in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church, Father Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of Mary may be made to St. Francis de Sales Church Building Fund or Cemetery Fund. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com


In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper, Tuesday Oct. 24, 2006.

ROBICHAUD, Edward Henry - 86, Arichat, died October 22, 2006, in St. Anne's Community and Nursing Centre after a long period of declining health following a major stroke in 1978. Born in Whitman, Mass., he was the youngest son of the late Charles and Dauphine (Plausse) Robichaud. Eddie was a noted high school athlete and attended Louisiana State University on a football scholarship before enlisting in the United States Navy in June of 1942. He rose to the rank of Chief Petty Officer and participated in the D Day landings. He married army nurse Elizabeth M. Stevens in August 1942. After discharge from military service, they built their home in Manomet, Mass., and raised seven children while owning and operating a prosperous roofing and sheet metal company. While residing in Manomet, Eddie was active in beekeeping, youth sports, scouting and the local volunteer fire department. Eddie was an accomplished operatic tenor, having studied voice in Boston and New York. He had frequent guest roles with the Boston Opera and also the Handel and Hayden Society. He was the host and star of his own radio show in the 1950s and after abandoning a full-time music career to attend to his growing family, he continued to perform with many local theaters and choirs. Betty and Eddie retired in 1972 and moved to Arichat, where they proudly restored their 19th century heritage home and stayed active in community affairs, particularly Isle Madame's Volunteer Fire Department and public health services. He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; his sons, Edward, Reston, Va.; Paul, Newmarket, N.H.; Phillip, Antigonish County; grandchildren, Colette, Rebecca, and Dylan. He was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Elizabeth; children, Arthur, Stephen, and Michelle. A private memorial service for family is planned for the spring of 2007. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations by made to St. Martha's Regional Hospital Foundation, 25 Bay St., Antigonish, NS B2G 2G5 or St. Anne's Nursing Centre, Arichat, NS B0E 1A0. On-line condolences: www.clcurry.com


ROMARD, Lillian
ROMARD, Lillian - Sydney, died September 30, 2007. She was the daughter of the late Willard and Mary Jane (Landry) Boudreau. Surviving are her husband, George; children, Juanita, Danette (Stephen), Damian (Cathy) and grandchildren, Tyler and Lauren. Visitation in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel on Wednesday, October 3, from 6-9 p.m. A funeral mass will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony Daniel Church, Rev. Donald MacGillivary officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice Palliative Care Society of C.B. or Victorian Order of Nurses, Sydney Chapter. On-line condolences to: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Saturday Dec. 15, 2007.
Rose, Mary Louise - 94, Halifax, passed away Dec. 14, 2007 at Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born in Cambridge, MA, Nov. 2, 1913. The daughter of the late Joseph and Genevieve (Doyle) Langlois. She is survived by daughter Patricia (Pat) and Kenneth Christopher, son George and Vivian Rose and daughter in-law Paula Rose, grand children, Lea Anne, Donald, Robert, Tony and Martha, sister in-law Helen Langlois and six great grand children, two step great grand sons. She was predeceased by husband George Rose son Joseph Rose, twin daughters and siblings Leonard, Marie and Hubert. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 pm Sunday Dec. 16 at J A Snow Funeral home on Windsor St. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 am Monday at St. Pius X Church, Coronation Ave. Fr. Bernard O'Neill officiating with internment at Gate of Heaven. Many thanks to the staff at Northwood Centre 6C for their kindness and care of our mother. Family flowers only, donations may be made to St. Vincent De Paul Society, St. Pius X Church. Email condolences to grose@eastlink.ca.
 


Wilfred was the son if Albert Ranson and Elzada Petitpas of D'Escousse.


RANSON, Wilfred Amadee
RANSON, Wilfred Amadee - 83, Sackville, passed away March 3, 2008, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in D'Escousse, Cape Breton, he was a son of the late Albert and Elzada (Pettipas) Ranson. Wilfred was a member of Sackville 50 Plus Club and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Calais Branch 162. He owned and operated his own barbershop in the old CN Hotel for many years before working for VIA Rail, from where he retired in 1986. He loved playing darts, dancing and playing cards. He was a jack-of-all-trades, an avid camper, and loved boating. He had a great sense of humour and lived life to the fullest. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and many close friends. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, the former Margaret "Peggy" Miller; daughter, Heather (Nick) Mansfield, Beaver Bank; son, Paul, Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Jillian and Chelsea; sister, Doris (Del) MacRae, Cape Breton; brother, Tom, Prince Rupert, B.C.; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Eva, Martha; brothers, Peter, Nat, and Raymond. No visitation by request. Cremation under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr. A memorial mass will be held 10 a.m. Friday in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Michael Walsh officiating. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Reception to be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Sackville Crossroad. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences may be made by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
 


SAMSON (Ranson), Mary Edna - 93, D'Escousse, passed away June 4, 2008, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. She was the daughter of Peter Ranson and Martha Minnie Muise. She is survived by her daughter, Lorraine Lavoie (Claude), Bedford; Paula Samson (Louis Quintal), Montreal, Que.; sons, Chester (Ella), D'Escousse; Peter (Jeanne), D'Escousse; Russell (Collette), Cape la Ronde; grandchildren, Paul (Jean) Samson, Fort McMurray, Alta.; Mike (Cindy) Bonin, Louisdale; Greg Bonin, Antigonish; Michelle (Roddie) Hayes, Evanston; Stephen Bonin , D'Escousse; Robert (Shelly) Samson, Bolton, Ont.; Michael Samson, Kingston; Shelly (Dan) Hodd, Trenton, Ont.; Ronald (Jowita), Toronto, Ont.; Dominique (Sonya) Samson, Minden, Ont., and 15 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Alphonse Leo Samson; her brothers, Francis Wallace and Edward, and her grandson, Bobby Samson. She was a lifelong member of Ladies Auxiliary Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 150, Arichat. The family would like to express sincere thanks to the nursing staff of Strait Richmond Hospital and Cape Breton Regional Hospital for the excellent care she received. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of her life will take place in St. Hyacinth Parish, D'Escousse, on Sunday, June 8, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass Monday, June 9, at 11 a.m. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the parish cemetery.

In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Monday June 30, 2008.
RANSON, Paul Douglas - 51, formerly of Poulamon, passed away in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, on June 28, 2008. Born in Arichat on September 27, 1956, he was a son of the late Wallace and Jeanette (White) Ranson. Paul married June O'Brian of Saint John, N.B. He is survived by sons, Ronnie (Christine) and John; brothers, Alfred (Margaret), Saint John; Kenny, St. Peter's; sisters, Pauline MacKay, Bonnie (Edward) Gardiner, Ann Marie (Sandy) MacDougall, Port Hawkesbury; Gail Poirier (Clifford Marchand), Poirierville; many nieces and nephews; maternal uncle, Ronnie (Etta) Whyte, Poulamon; aunt, Estelle Ranson, Louisdale; grandchildren, Marshall, Evan and Owen Ranson and Jada O'Toole, all of Saint John, N.B. Paul was predeceased by brothers, Cecil in infancy and Wayne. He was a man of few words since his illness of 15 years but he seemed happy living in St. Anne's Centre, Arichat where the staff treated him like family. Our deepest gratitude to the staff of St. Anne's Centre and the Dialysis staff and nurses of 3A of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. You made the unpleasant weekly treatments a little easier. A special thank you to Dave, his taxi, who always met his needs and made him comfortable. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends and relatives today from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. where funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. both in Saint Hyacinthe's Church, D'Escousse under the direction of I.M.L. Funeral Services, Petit De Grat. Donations to St. Anne's Centre or the Dialysis Unit of Strait Richmond Hospital would be appreciated. Words of comfort may be forwarded to: imlfuneralhome@eastlink.ca or imlfuneralhome.com

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Obituary for Bert Ranson
RANSON, Bert Joseph, 81 - D'Escousse - It is with deep sadness that we announce his passing on September 1, 2011. Born in D'Escousse, he was the son of the late Joseph Wilfred and Marie Katherine (Forgeron) Ranson of Poulamon. Bert was an employee of Moirs for 25 years then moved back to Cape Breton in 1972 to work at the heavy water plant as an insulator and was also a member of the Heat & Frost Insulators Union, Local 116. He leaves to mourn his daughters Shelley Regan, Dartmouth; Sharon (Ricky) Stone, River Bourgeois; step-daughter Linda (Dennis) MacDonald, Janvrin's Island; sons David (Donna) Ranson, Poulamon; Glenn (Brenda) Ranson, Janvrin's Island; Mark Ranson, Ontario; sisters Lillian Landry, PDG; brothers James (Delores) Ranson, Bennie Ranson, all of D'Escousse and Chesley Ranson of Poulamon; 13 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. He was preceded in death by his wife Frances (Lunn) Ranson; sister Mary Diliah Ranson, Poulamon and brother Ambrose Forgeron, England. Bert had been living in River Bourgeois for the last 3 ½ years with his daughter Sharon (Ricky) Stone. He was an avid card player who didn't mind travelling to D'Escousse, Janvrin's Island, River Bourgeois, St. Peter's and L'Ardoise, making many friends from all over. He will be sadly missed by all. Visitation will take place on Sunday, September 4th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at I.M.L. Funeral Home, Petit De Grat. Funeral mass to celebrate his life will be held at St. Hyacinthe's Catholic Church, D'Escousse on Monday, September 5, 2011 at 10:00 am with Rev. MacDougall officiating. Cremation to follow and burial to take place at a later date. Donations in Bert's memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of N.S. To send words of comfort, visit www.imlfuneralhome.com

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Chronicle Herald
Oct 1, 2011
RYAN, Marion Edith - 91, of Hali-fax, passed away peacefully September 28th, 2011, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in St. Peter's, Richmond Co., Cape Breton, she was a daughter of the late Captain Patrick and Ellen (Landry) Campbell. Marion was educated in St. Peter's and graduated as a Registered Nurse from Sydney City Hospital in 1942. She worked as a private nurse in Sydney, Halifax Infirmary and the VG Hospital. She was a long-time member of St. Lawrence Roman Ca-tholic Church as well as an active member of the CWL. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is
survived by daughter, Marguerite Ryan (Richard Lever) and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 43 years, Gordon Edmund Ryan; sisters, Catherine Landry, Elizabeth MacDo-nald; brothers, John, Arthur, Dan, Clarence and Ralph Campbell, a veter-an of the Second World War who is buried in Holland. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd. Mass of Chris-tian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday in St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, 6903 Mumford Rd., Halifax. Father John Williams officiating with Bob Landry assisting. Reception to follow in church hall. Private family burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of No-va Scotia. Special thanks to her dear friend Pat Burgess, and nursing staff of Dartmouth General 4th Floor. On-line condolences may be made to: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com

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Chronicle Herald
Oct 29, 2011
RICHARD, Mary Clara - Hureau-ville, Richmond Co., passed away Wednesday, October 26th, 2011, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish, with her loving family by her side. Mary was born in Trenton, Pictou Co., on November 5th, 1922; raised in Whiteside, then settling in Hureau-ville amongst many family and friends. She was a daughter of the late Ambrose and Catherine Anne 'Cassie' (Carroll) White. Mary was a retired school teacher, a career that she was very passionate about, making many lifelong bonds with her students. She taught throughout Richmond County and retired from Walter
Fougere Ele-mentary School in Evanston. Mary was as an enthusiastic card player. She enjoyed progressive 45s with a group of close friends in their homes and at many community card games. She also enjoyed teaching her family to play. She was a member of St. Fran-cis de Sales Parish and a member of St. Francis de Sales CWL, serving as the groups first president. Mary was very involved and active in church and community affairs. Although she had many passions in life, being a mother and grandmother was what she en-joyed the most. Surviving are son, Michael (Marilyn), Whiteside; grand-children,
Evan (Crystal), Truro; Michelle (Kenny), Evanston; Lisa (John), New Glasgow; great-grand-children, Dillon, Noah, Lincoln; sister, Gladys (Doug), Trenton, Ont.; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Phil; brothers, Jerome, Eugene, Bill, Cyril, Charlie, Thomas and Ambry. Visitation will be 1 -5 and 6 -9 p.m. Sun-day, October 30th, in Dennis Haver-stock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbu-ry. Funeral mass will be held Monday October 31st, at 11 a.m., in St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church, Low-er River Inhabitants, with Father Bar-rett Claire-Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Me-morial donations may be made to L'Arche Antigonish or to St. Francis de Sales Cemetery Fund. Words of com-fort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com

In 'The ChronicleHerald' Halifax newspaper, Saturday Nov. 26, page D08.
ROSS, David Daniel — 57, of Seminole, Fla., passed away November 23, 2011.
Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Richard D. and Marie C. (LeRue)  Ross. Surviving are his wife, Patricia Scott; sister, Heather Newman and  husband Bill, Halifax; brother, Ronald and wife, Penny, Lower Sackville. David is also survived by nieces, Michelle, Denise, Trina and Lisa and nephews, Donald, Ricky and Michael and special stepchildren, Nicki and Jeff (children of former wife Nancy). He was predeceased by brother, Wayne and  sister, Sandra Reid. Funeral arrangements will take place in Seminole, Fla.

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P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow, Sunday, December 25, 2011
Mary Bernadette Ross
NEW GLASGOW - Mary Bernadette (DeCoste) Ross, Little Harbour Road, New Glasgow, passed away Thursday, December 22, 2011 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, surrounded by her
loving family. Born in Arichat, Nova Scotia she was a daughter of the late Walter and Alvina DeCoste. Bernadette had been employed with MacKenzie's  Photo Studio, New Glasgow and for many years, a homemaker and caregiver for numerous children whom she loved dearly. She loved attending dances with her husband Bill. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, and friend. Her best friend for 50 years was Betty MacDougall, New Glasgow and her special friend was Linda Willett, MacLellans Brook. She was a member of St. John's Roman Catholic Church, New Glasgow. Survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Robert William (Bill); son, Duncan William, New Glasgow; daughter, Florence Craig, Westville; sisters: Anita Fraser, NewGlasgow; Agnes (Lubin) LeBlanc, Halifax; brothers: Wilbert (Jean) DeCoste,
Arichat; Collie DeCoste, Arichat; sister-in-law , Agnes DeCoste, Arichat; and numerous nieces, nephews and Cousin. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by sisters: Margaret Landry, Janette Hubert, Eva Avery; brother, Bernie DeCoste; brother-in-laws, Robert Fraser, Jim Avery, Gussie Landry, Francis Hubert; and her dearly loved  son-in-law, David Craig. At the request of the deceased, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or  funeral service. Arrangements have been entrusted to P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Interment of ashes in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens on Wednesday, December 28th at 2 p.m. with Father Donald Boudreau presiding. Family flowers only. Donations may be made in her memory to the Pictou County Food Bank or Pictou County SPCA,
Granton or a charity of one's choice.

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Obituary for Ralph Donald Roberts

ROBERTS, RALPH DONALD - 80, Little Anse, passed away February 2, 2012, at St. Martha's Regional Hospital in Antigonish. Born in Windsor, Ontario, he was the son of the late Joseph and Blanche (Primeau) Robert. Ralph joined the Navy and served from 1950 to 1971 on HMCS Crescent, Iroquois, Portage, Granby, Fort Erie, Nootka, Magnificent, Cape Scott, La Hulloise, Bonaventure, and Gatineau. He received the Korea Medal, the Korean Volunteer Service Medal, the Special Service Medal, the Peacekeeping Medal, the UN Medal (Korea), the Queen's Jubilee Medal, and the Canadian Forces Decoration and Bar. After his discharge, he worked for the Legion for 13 years, retired, was the Service Officer for more than 18 years and a Life Member of the RCL Isle Madame Branch #150, he also received the Legionaire of the Year and various certificates. He received many awards, including the Minister of Veteran's Affairs Commendation, the Meritorius Service Medal and the Democracy 250 Medal and the 50 years Legion Service Medal. He is survived by his daughters, Bonnie Ann Roberts companion Gary Boudreau, PEI, Lorna Clannon (Gerard), Little Anse; sons, Walter Patrick (Jeannette) Arichat, J. Russell (Michelle) Michael companion Susan all of Ontario; sisters, Gloria Souilliere, Marlene Goddard (Ronald) both of Ontario; brothers, Jack (Josephine), Rene (Barbara) and sister in law Daisy, all of Ontario; grandchildren, Keith (Lina), Jill (Emilio), Erik (Melissa), Ashley, Tyler, Caitlin, Cory, Candace, Brianne and Bryson; great-grandchildren, Luciano, Anthony, Nicholas, Dominique, Valentino and Cayden as well as his companion of 13 years, Theresa Hill. He was predeceased by his wife Kathleen (Samson) Roberts; daughter Cheryl; brothers, John, Lawrence, Frank and Richard. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Sunday February 5th from 2 - 7 pm in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral Mass will be held Monday morning at 11 am in St. Joseph's Parish, Petit De Grat with Rev. Will MacPherson officiating. Burial in the Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit De Grat. Memorial donations in Ralph's memory may be made to the Veteran's Comfort Fund. To light a candle in memory of Ralph, or to leave words of comfort to the family, please visit www.chboudreau.com

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