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MRS. CECILE SAMSON Chronicle Herald, Wednesday 28 November, 1951

 
Petit De Grat, Nov. 27-The death occurred at the home of her brother here of Mrs. Cecile Samson at the age of 54 years. She leaves to mourn six sons, and one daughter: George,Wilfred, Louis,Cletus, Lubin, Hermom; Mrs.Gerard Terrio (Isabelle). Also her father Charles Boudreau, four brothers,Vander,George,Clifford and Lubin;three sisters,Mrs.Wilfred Landry (Irene) Priscells and Blandine.
The funeral was held from St.Joseph's Church here.
 


MURDOCH SAMSON
 
Petit De Grat, Nov. 27-The death occurred at the Isle Madame Hospital, Arichat, of Murdoch Samson at the early age of 47 years. He leaves to mourn, one sister, Mrs. Minnie Marchand of Petit De Grat. Willie Samson of Samson Cove and Ernest Samson of Petit De Grat. His funeral was held Saturday.
 
Chronicle Herald, Wednesday 28 November,1951  


Friday June 12, 1970
 Chronicle Herald
ALFRED SAMPSON, 51, 6641 Chisholm Avenue, Halifax, died yesterday at home. Born in L'Ardoise, Cape Breton, he was the son of Thomas and the late Victoria (Ranson) Sampson. He was a civil servant. Surviving besides his father, are his wife, the former Evelyn Green; three sons, Alan, Paul and Robert, all at home; five daughters, Carolanne, Cheryl, Deborah and Nancy, all at home, and Beverly, Calgary, Alta ; four brothers, Patrick, Helier, Harry and John, all of Halifax; four sisters, Melinda (Mrs. Finley Evong), Halifax, and Mary (Mrs. Lawrence Martell), and Beatrice (Mrs. John Martell), both at Rockdale, Cape Breton, and Alice (Mrs. Alonzo Sampson), Lower L'Ardoise. Two children predeceased him. The body is at the R. D. Lindsay Funeral Home, Halifax. Funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Catherine's Church, Halifax. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven
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The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 05/22/97

SAMPSON, HUBERT H.
SAMPSON, Hubert H. - 77, Rockdale, died May 20, 1997, at home. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late George and Hilda (Landry) Sampson. He was a veteran of the Second World War and was retired from the Nova Scotia
Department of Transportation. Surviving are his wife, the former Rita Martell; son, Wayne, Halifax; daughters, Diane (Mrs. Wally Peters), Sydney; Lorraine Sampson, Shirley Racine, Mary Anne (Mrs. Paul Heighton), Theresa (Mrs. Gordon
Fudge), Sandra (Mrs. Robert Coakley), Carol Sampson, Claire Samson, all of Halifax; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; sister, Sister Theresa Sampson, Iona; brothers, Findley, Florida; Lee, St. Peter's. He was predeceased by brother, Herbert. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in Holy Guardian Angels Funeral Home, L'Ardoise. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial at a later date in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.
 


The Chronicle-Herald
Published: 12/27/94

SMITH, MARGARET ELLEN (MARG)

SMITH, Margaret Ellen (Marg) - 58, 24 Hickman St., Amherst, died December 24,1994, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Amherst, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Leonie (Legere) Landry. Prior to her
marriage she was employed at Christie Trunk and Baggage. She was a member of Nativity of Our Lady Church; ladies auxiliary of Amherst Fire Department; Monday evening and Wednesday afternoon Womens Bowling League; was an avid
bingo player and canvassed for several charitable organizations. Surviving are her husband, Douglas; daughters, Deborah Landry, Tracy, Amherst; Wendy, Calgary; Sharon (Mrs. John Boucher Jr.), New Glasgow; sons, Stephen, David,
Todd, Amherst; 12 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceasd by sisters, Eva Tower, Winnifred Roberts; brothers, Ernest, Roy, William. Funeral will be 10 a.m. today in Nativity of Our Lady Church, Rev. David MacDonald officiating. Spring burial in Amherst Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Muscular Dystrophy of Canada. Arrangements under the direction of Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/12/95

SAMPSON, HERBERT

SAMPSON, Herbert - 71, St. Peter's, Richmond Co., died June 9, 1995, at home. Born in L'Ardoise, he was a son of the late George E. and Hilda (Landry) Sampson. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of Royal
Canadian Legion, branch 47, St. Peter's. He was a retired employee of Canadian National Railways, working from 1946-1981. Surviving are brothers, Hubert Henry, Rockdale; George Leo, St. Peter's; Joseph Finley, Brooksville, Fla.; sister, Sister Theresa Sampson, CND St. Joseph's Convent, Mabou. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Peter's Catholic Church, St. Peter's. Cremation to follow. Burial at a later date in Mount Calvary Cemetery, L'Ardoise.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/23/95

SPENCE, JULIETTE


SPENCE, Juliette - 79, 16 Tantramar Place, Amherst, died June 21, 1995, at home. Born in Sackville, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Philomene (Landry) Burke. She was a member of several ladies card clubs. Surviving are a daughter, Joyce (Mrs. Edgar MacLeod), Moncton, N.B.; sisters, Yvonne (Mrs. Albert Gordon), Joan Debontes, Tauton, Mass.; two grandsons. She was predeceased by her husband, Waldo; two infant children; sister, Beatrice McKim; brothers, Leonard, Wilfred, Norman, Ted, Edward, Fred, Valmore, John. Cremation has taken place. Family will receive visitors 10-11 a.m. Saturday, memorial service to follow 11 a.m. Saturday, both in Cumberland Memorial Chapel, Amherst, Rev. Byron Corkum officiating. Burial in Amherst Cemetery. Donations to Victorian Order of Nurses or Canadian Red Cross Society.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/20/95

SAMPSON, ARTHUR MICHAEL

SAMPSON, Arthur Michael - 75, Timberlea, formerly of Louisdale, died November 17, 1995, in Timberlea. Born in Louisdale, he was a son of the late Michael and Sabin Rose (Samson) Sampson. He was a caretaker with Longard's and Fundy Construction and a member of Royal Canadian Legion, branch 156, Lakeside. Surviving are brothers, Freddie, Halifax; Francis, Petit de Grat; Helaire, Louisdale; Thomas, Oromocto, N.B.; Joseph, Burlington, Ont.; Felix, Apsley, Ont.; sisters, Theresa (Mrs. Francis Boudreau), Antigonish; Sabin Rose (Mrs. Simon Landry), Petit de Grat; Mary (Mrs. Leo Sampson), Toronto; half-brother, Joseph, Louisdale; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Walter, Michael, one in infancy; sisters, Roseanna, one in infancy; halfbrothers, John, Wilfred, Albert; half-sister, Mary LeBlanc. Visitation
2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, legion service tonight, both in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Lakeside. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Timberlea, Rev. Duncan McMaster officiating. Cremation to follow.
Burial at a later date.

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/07/96

SAMPSON, ANTHONY THADDEUS (TONY)

SAMPSON, Anthony Thaddeus (Tony) - 58, Louisdale, Richmond Co., died February 5, 1996, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late Melvin and EvaMae (Sampson) Sampson. He was a retired pipefitter
for Stora Forest Industries having worked for over 33 years. He was a member of local 972, Canadian Paperworkers Union. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Surviving are his wife, the former Bernadette Landry; daughter, Gail (Mrs. Don Marchand), Louisdale; son, Dion, at home; sister, Eileen (Mrs. Austin Morgan), Whiteside, Richmond Co.; a granddaughter. He was predeceased by son, Glen Anthony. Visitation 2-4, 6-10 p.m. today in Glen Sampson Memorial Room, Louisdale. Funeral 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Louis Parish Church, Louisdale, Rev. Sid Mifflen officiating. Burial to fol- low in parish
cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Candian Cancer Society or Strait Richmond Hospital. Arrangements under the direction of C.J. Mancini Funeral Home, St. Peter's.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/16/96

SAMPSON, LOUIS XAVIER

SAMPSON, Louis Xavier - 92, Big Pond, died August 13, 1996, at home. Born in Poulamon, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Frank and Agnes (Landry) Sampson. He was a member of St. Mary's Parish, Big Pond, and was active in the community for most of his life. He was self-employed as a carpenter and also delivered mail on the north side of East Bay for several years. Surviving are daughters, Yvonne (Mrs. Mike Bonaparte), Sydney; Cecilia (Mrs. Hugh Morgan), Dartmouth; sons, Frank, Big Pond; Robert, Sydney; sister, Mary Catherine, Newton, Mass.; seven grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Cecilia MacKinnon; brothers, Will, Tom; sisters, Ethel, Clara, Josephine. Funeral 11 a.m. today in St. Mary's Church. Burial in parish cemetery, Big Pond. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/13/96

SLADDEN, RONALD ANTHONY
SLADDEN, Ronald Anthony - 26, Halifax, died December 8, 1996, in Westlock, Alta. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Albert and Anne (Landry) Sladden, Halifax. He worked in Alberta as an earth resource technologist consultant for the last year and a half. He died in a tragic motor vehicle accident. His common-law wife, Shari Cameron and son, Anthony James Cameron died in the same accident. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Surviving are daughters, Maegan Erica, Dartmouth; sister, Arlene Chase, Simms Settlement; many aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by maternal grandparents Jeffrey and Bertha (Bouchard) Landry; paternal grandparents, Arthur and Greta (Dudgen) Sladden. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, memorial service 10 a.m. Monday, December 16, both in J.A. Snow Funeral Home and chapel, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, Pastor Stairs of the Wesleyan Church, Dartmouth, will be conducting the service.


Cape Breton Post
Fri June 23, 1989
Stephen Patrick Sampson, 90, Grand Lake Road, Sydney, died Wednesday, June 21, at Breton Bay Nursing Home. Born at Georgetown PEI, he was a son of the late Desire and Julia (Bouchie) Sampson. He was a retired steel worker and a member of St. Augustine's Church. He is survived by a son, Reg, Sydney; four daughters, Ada (Mrs. Harry Youden), Marjorie (Mrs. Norman Campbell), Leona Lloyd and Kathleen (Mrs. Howard Coadic) all of Sydney; 17 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren and 11 great great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Josephine Arnold. The funeral mass was held this morning at 9:30 a.m. at St. Augustine's Church with Rev. V. Fougere officiating. Interment was made in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
 


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/09/98

STONE, THERESA
STONE, Theresa - 69, Rockdale, died March 8, 1998, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Rockdale, she was a daughter of the late Daniel M. and Madeline (Landry) Martell. Surviving are her husband, Daniel; sons, Tom, John, Halifax; Joe, Ambrose, Sydney; daughters, Madeline (Mrs. Jack Boudreau), Port Hawkesbury; Anne (Mrs. Steven Mombourquette), Halifax; sisters, Mrs. Margaret Pottie, Rockdale; Mrs. Cecil Lavoie, Montreal; Mrs. Jane Stone, Mrs. Melinda Martell, St. Peter's; brother, Bill, Montreal; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by daughters, Mary, Anna; son, Paul, all in infancy; brother, Victor. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in L'Ardoise Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery, L'Ardoise. Arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 09/03/96

SMITH, MARY KATHERINE (KAYE)
SMITH, Mary Katherine (Kaye) - 67, Connaught Avenue, Halifax, died September 1, 1996, in Victoria General Hospital. Born in Grand Greve, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Robert and Virginia (Landry) Lafford. She was a
member of St. Catherine's Roman Catholic Church and past member of the Army and Navy Air Force Club, Halifax. Surviving are daughters, Linda (Mrs. Donald Baker), Dartmouth; Dianne (Mrs. Philip Glover), Teresa D'Andrea, Halifax; son, Paul, at home; brother, Frederick, Halifax; sisters, Dr. Elizabeth Jean (Mrs. James Lewin), Ottawa; Ann (Mrs. Charles Carter), Sampsonville, Richmond Co.; Monica (Mrs. Jules Sampson), L'Ardoise; Roberta (Mrs. Donald Martelle), Petit-de-Grat; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Cyril T.; infant son, Paul; brothers, Robert,
John; sister, Bernice Sampson. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Funeral 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Catherine's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax, Rev. Raymond Marsh officiating. Cremation to follow. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/13/96

SLADDEN, RONALD ANTHONY
SLADDEN, Ronald Anthony - 26, Halifax, died December 8, 1996, in Westlock, Alta. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Albert and Anne (Landry) Sladden, Halifax. He worked in Alberta as an earth resource technologist consultant for the last year and a half. He died in a tragic motor vehicle accident. His common-law wife, Shari Cameron and son, Anthony James Cameron died in the same accident. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Surviving are daughters, Maegan Erica, Dartmouth; sister, Arlene Chase, Simms Settlement; many aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by maternal grandparents Jeffrey and Bertha (Bouc- hard) Landry; paternal grandparents, Arthur and Greta (Dudgen) Sladden. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, memorial service 10 a.m. Monday, December 16, both in J.A. Snow Funeral Home and chapel, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, Pastor Stairs of the Wesleyan Church, Dartmouth, will be conducting the service.


Fri Feb 16, 1987
Mrs. Josephine Sampson, 87, 611 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, died Sat Feb 14, at Spring Garden Villa. Born at East Jeddore, Halifax County, She was the daughter of the late Clifford and Eliza (Bull) Arnold. She was a member of St. Augustine's Church. She is survived by her husband, Stephen; one son, Reginald, Sydney; four daughters; Ada (Mrs. Harry Youden), Marjorie (Mrs. Norman Campbell), Leona Lloyd and Kathleen (Mrs. Howard Coadic) all of Sydney; 17 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren and 8 great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by three brothers, Harris, James and Jonathan; three sisters; Lottie, Jessie and Ada and five grandchildren. The funeral mass took place this morning at St. Augustine's Church with Rev. V. Boutilier officiating. Interment was made in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
 


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/14/97

SAMSON, Joseph Hurbert - 48, Little Anse, died October 12, 1997, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Little Anse, he was a son of Marie E. (Boudreau) Samson, Little Anse, and the late Joseph R. Samson. He was a member of the Social Action Club, Little Anse, and St. Joseph's Society, Petit-de-Grat. Surviving are his former wife, Faye Marchand; fiancÄe, Clare Rideout; daughter, Phoebe Samson, Bridgewater; son, Wayne, Saskatoon, Sask.; sister, Rosemarie Martell, Bridgewater; brothers, Valma, Arichat; Phillip, Little Anse; Terry, Boudreauville; a grandchild. Visitation 2-10 p.m. today,
10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday in IML Funeral Services, Petit-de-Grat. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Church, Rev. Alan MacMillan officiating. Burial in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to any charity.

  The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/03/97

SAMSON, Marie Margaret - 83, Petit-de-Grat, died November 1, 1997, in St. Ann's Nursing Home, Arichat. Born in Petit-de-Grat, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Minnie (Samson) Landry. Surviving are her former husband, Arthur Samson, St. Ann's Nursing Home; longtime companion, John Boudreau, Richmond Villa, St. Peter's; daughter, Jaqueline (Mrs. Alfred Martell); son, Leonard Samson, both of Alderney Point; sister, Jeanette Boudreau, Alderney Point; brother, Leonard Landry, Petit-de-Grat; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two sisters and a brother. Funeral 3 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Parish Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allen McMillan officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to St. Ann's Nursing Home or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Services, Petit-de-Grat.

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/12/97

SAMSON, Lillian Marie - 81, Louisdale, Richmond Co., died December 11, 1997, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Gertrude Harris. She is survived by daughters, Eileen (Mrs. Don Wile), Halifax; Shirley (Mrs. Gordon LeRue), L'Ardoise; sons, Edward Sampson and wife Marie, Sackville; David Sampson and wife Colleen, Spryfield; brother, Herbert Harris and wife Theresa, Moncton, N.B.; several grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward F. Visitation will be 2-10 p.m. today in Glen Sampson Memorial Room, Louisdale. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Louis Roman Catholic Church, Louisdale, Rev. Syd Mifflen officiating. Burial in St. Louis Parish Cemetery. Donations may be made to Glen Sampson Memorial Room, Louisdale. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/13/98

SAMSON, Lloyd Phillip - Passed away Tuesday, February 3, 1998, at the age of 48. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 14, to commemorate Lloyd for the many lives he had inspired through his sense of humor, caring and sharing. The service will take place in Halifax at the Bloomfield School's multi-purpose room (new building) beginning at 1:30 p.m. and ending at 4 p.m., Rev. David Boston officiating. Funeral mass was held Friday, February 6, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat. Spring burial will be in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat.

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/22/98

SAMSON, Margaret O. - 60, died April 19, 1998, in Petit-de-Grat. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Charles J. and Helene (Desveaux) Gallant. She was a retired teacher, church choir member, president of the Arichat New Horizons Club and secretary of the Richmond County Council of Seniors. Surviving are daughters, Jeanine, Antigonish; Anette, Toronto; sons, Raymond, Bridgewater; Alfred, Halifax; sisters, Sister Rose, Pauline, Celeste, Claudette, Anette; brothers, Bernard, Thomas, Vincent, Alvin, Andrew. She was predeceased by her husband, Odillon. Visitation 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. today in IML Funeral Home, Petit-de-Grat. Funeral 2 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan McMillan officiating. Cremation and burial at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations to St. Ann's Centre or any charity.

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 05/11/98

SAMSON, Joseph Sylvester - 82, died May 9, 1998, in Sydney Regional Hospital. Born in Samsons Cove, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Stephen and Eugenie (Boudreau) Samson. Surviving are daughters, Ann, Dundee; Zelda, D'Escousse; Jeanne, Samsons Cove; sons, Richard, D'Escousse; Freddie, Rocky Bay; sisters, Bertha Mae, Rose Martell, Samsons Bay; Loretta Clannon, Little Anse; brothers, Theophile, Petit-de-Grat; Raymond, Samsons Cove; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Clarisse; brothers, Louis, Baptiste, Willard; sisters, Jean Samson, Anita Martell. Visitation 12 noon-3 p.m. today in IML Funeral Home, Petit-de-Grat. Funeral 3:30 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan J. MacMillan officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to Strait Richmond Hospital, palliative care unit or any charity.

The Sunday Herald
Published: 05/17/98

SAMPSON, Francis Henry - 72, Port Hawkesbury, passed away Friday, May 15, 1998, surrounded by his wife and family. Born in 1925, in Samsons Cove, he was a son of the late Henry Sylvester and Marie Eva (Samson) Samson, also of Samsons Cove. In his earlier years, he travelled all over the world with the Foundation Josephine Salvage Tug. He also worked on the draggers out of Petit-de-Grat. Upon his moving to Port Hawkesbury, he owned and operated the Harbourview Lounge and the Schooner Restaurant. He later managed the KFC on Reeves Street for 18 years. In his retirement, he was actively involved in
the Knights of Columbus where he held a 4th degree and was chairman of council activities. He was also a loyal and long serving member of St. Joseph's Parish Council, the choir and served as a eucharistic minister. He was a campaign fund-raiser and volunteer fund-raiser for the Canadian Cancer Society. He was a member of Evergreen Club, Cape Breton Tourist Association and Port Hawkesbury Quilting Club. He had a lifetime love for gardening, sewing, cards, quilting and knitting, which he shared with all of his loved ones. He also received several beautification awards for the love and pride he took in his home and property. He is survived by his loving wife, the former Clara Whitty; sons, Wayne and wife Toots, Port Hawkesbury; Darrell and wife JoAnn, Halifax; Sheldon and wife Catherine Jane, Little Narrows; daughters, Donna (Mrs. John Brokken), Halifax; JoAnne (Mrs. Paul MacDonald), St. Louis, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. He is also
survived by brother, Arthur and wife Viola, Samsons Cove; sisters, Alvina Samson, Little Anse; Lorraine Dill, Lower Sackville; Lorretta (Mrs. Bill Shea), Mount Uniacke; Lisa Samson, Little Anse; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by stepmother, Florence (Goyetche) Samson; brothers, Wilfred and Anthony, Samsons Cove; daughter, Margaret Francis (Peggy) Reynolds, Port Hawkesbury. Visitation will be held today from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in W.J. Whitty Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be held today at 2 p.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Port Hawkesbury, Rev. Bill Burke officiating. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or St. Joseph's Development Fund.

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/01/98

SAMSON, Mary Agnes - 74, Sampsons Cove, Richmond Co., died May 31, 1998, at home. Born in Sampsons Cove, she was a daughter of the late William and Alvina (Samson) Martell. She was a homemaker and a caring and loving mother
and grandmother. She is survived by daughters, Mary Ann (Mrs. Gary LeBlanc), Poirierville; Diane (Mrs. Bill Bungay), Sampsons Cove; Viola (Mrs. John Boudreau), Petit-de-Grat; Lorraine (Mrs. Cecil Boudreau), Boudreauville; Rena (Mrs. George Forgeron), West Arichat; Brenda (Mrs. Brad Kehtler), Abbottsford, B.C.; Sheila (Mrs. John Pitts), Grandique Road; sons, John and wife Yvonne, Port Royal; Colin Jr. and wife Carmella, Poirierville; Allan and wife Terri, Sampsons Cove; sister, Mary May (Mrs. Lawrence Samson), Little Anse; grandchildren, Lynne, Eddie, Ricky, Jimmy, John Matthew, Michael, Michelle, Chris, Deanna, Barry, Paula, Holly, Kalsey, Kristina, Carson, Tanya, Todd, Jimmy; great-grandsons, Colin and Brandon. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Colin; sisters, Elizabeth, one in infancy; brothers, Nicholas, Joseph and eight in infancy; grandson, Cecil Jr. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-10 p.m. today, at the home of Mary Agnes, Sampsons Cove. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan MacMullin officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations may be made to St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/15/98

SAMSON, Claire Rosaline - 52, Little Anse, Richmond Co., died June 12, 1998, at home. Born in Little Anse, she was a daughter of the late Joseph William and Mary Zenna (Langlois) Samson. She was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Petit-de-Grat, and the Little Anse Social Action Centre. She enjoyed bingo and walking. She is survived by sisters, Mrs. Tillie Landry, Petit-de-Grat; Joan (Mrs. Rudolph Landry), and Doris (Mrs. Alexander Samson), both of Little Anse; Susan (Mrs. Venard Samson), D'Escousse; Antoinette (Mrs. Louis Samson), Sampsons Cove; brothers, Robert (Bobby), British Columbia; Vernon (Magdalen), Petit-de-Grat; Cletus (Laura), British Columbia; Elmer (Doreen), Ontario; aunt, Mrs. Delina Cormier, Cheticamp; 41 nieces and nephews; 45 great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Mrs. Annette
Boudreau and two in infancy; a niece and a nephew, brothers-in-law, Colin Landry and Theophile Boudreau. Visitation in  C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat, today from 1-2:30 p.m. Funeral to be held this afternoon at 3 p.m. in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan MacMillan officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery. Memorial
donations may be made to St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre or St. Joseph's Church door fund.

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/18/98

SMITH, Mary Alma - 44, Arichat, died July 16, 1998, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Laurie and Reta (Landry) Smith. Surviving are sisters, Gloria (Mrs. Bobby Samson), Pauline (Mrs. Peter McLellan); brothers, Walter, Paul, Laurie Jr., Michael, all of Halifax. Funeral 10 a.m. today in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Rev. Andre Viens officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit de Grat. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Home, Petit de Grat.

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/27/98

SAMSON, Cecilia M. - 82, Louisdale, Richmond Co., died Sunday, July 26, 1998, at home, in Louisdale. Born in Louisdale, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Sarah Jane (Sampson) Joyce. She will be deeply missed by her husband, Ernest; daughter, Beatrice and husband Thomas Samson, Louisdale; sons, Dave and wife Elaine, Andrew and wife Carol, Felix and wife Joan, Henry and wife Marlene, Louisdale; Ernie and wife Patsy, Toronto; sisters, Delta and husband Eddy Samson, Mrs Rita Felix, Louisdale; brothers, Henry, Arthur and wife Josephine, Robert and wife Loretta, Louisdale; Tommy, Sydney; grandchildren, Angela, Andre, Mitchell, Gregory, Bradley, Dale, Lee Anne, Therese, Nadine, Paula, Danielle, Jason and Christien; great-grandchildren, Kadie, Allison, Emily, Meagan, Devin, Termain, Kendra, Laurena and Kera. Visitation in the Glen Sampson Room, Louisdale, today 2-4, 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 12:30-1:30 p.m. Funeral will be Tuesday in St. Louis
Parish Church at 2 p.m., Rev. Syd Mifflen officiating, assisted by Rev. John MacLeod. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care or to St. Louis Rosary Shrine fund. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/30/98

SAMSON, Lorraine - 72, Petit-de-Grat, died November 28, 1998, at home, surrounded by her children. Born in Little Anse, she was a daughter of the late Jimmy and Clemence (Marchand) Samson. Always very proud of her Acadian heritage, she was actively involved in her community and took leadership roles in St. Joseph's CWL, le Mouvement Guides, le Festival Acadien, Charles Forest Co-op and New Horizons Senior Citizens Club, to name a few. Surviving are her daughters, Yvette (Leon) Samson; Odille (Edward) DeRoche, Petit-de-Grat; Yolande Samson, Halifax; Selene (Tony) DeRoche, Petit-de-Grat; Danette (Glen) Landry, Port Hawkesbury; sons, Real (Ruth), Concession; Yvon, Petit-de-Grat; Herman (Debbie), West Arichat; sisters, Claudia LeBlanc, Jeanne D'Arc Landry, Petit-de-Grat; Rita Landry, Arichat; brother, Norman, Truro; grandchildren, Raynelle, Noella, Melanie, Daniel, Chantal, Joel, Steven, Michael, Serge, Denise, Solange, Stephane, Rachelle, Sylvain. She was predeceased by her husband, Louis, daughter, Denise; brothers, Nazaire and Jean. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and 1-2 p.m. Tuesday in IML Funeral Parlour, Petit-de-Grat. Funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph's Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Maurice Riberdy officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Foundation Denise Samson. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Parlour, Petit-de-Grat.

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/05/98

SAMSON, Alfred Raymond - Sampsons Cove, died December 4, 1998, at St. Anne's Centre, Arichat. He was a son of the late Stephen and Eugenie (Boudreau) Samson. He operated a grocery store for 25 years. He is survived by his wife, Mary Violet Samson; daughter, Theresa (Mrs. Larry Burke), River Bourgeois; sons, Alfred (Cathy), Arichat; Wayne (ThÄrese), Antigonish; sisters, Bertha-Mae Martell, Rose Martell, Sampsons Cove; Loretta Clannon, Little Anse; brother, Theophile Sr., Petit-de-Grat. He will be sadly missed by grandchildren, Tyler (T.J.), Kelsey and Colton Burke, as well as, Steven and Justin Samson. He was predeceased by brothers, Willard, Baptiste, Louise and Sylvester; sisters, Jean Samson and Anita Martell. Visitation from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. today at IML Funeral Home. Funeral at 2 p.m today from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating. Burial to follow in The Star of The Sea Cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association or charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Services, Petit-de-Grat.

The Sunday Herald
Published: 04/18/99

SAMSON, Alvinia Mary - 82, Halifax, died April 17, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in the Magdalen Islands, she was a daughter of the late Clifonse and Exilda Chevarie. She was a long time member of St. John the Baptist Parish. She is survived by daughters, Jeanette and husband Leo Conrad, Theresa and husband Lloyd MacDonald, Ann and husband David Smart, Rita Samson Davis, all of Halifax; Lorraine and husband Peter Gaudet, Amherst; sons, Stephen and Paul, both of Halifax; sisters, Margaret Sampson, Halifax; Lucien (Mrs. Norman Legere, New Brunswick; Fabiola Sampson, Alice
(Mrs. Jean Guy Bertrand), both of Quebec; brothers, Willie and Rene, both of the Magdalen Islands; brother, Felix, Quebec; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Simon; sisters, Stella Melanson, Rosanna Muise, Annette Bedard; brother, Edward. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m .today, 2-4 , 7-9 p.m. Monday in the J.A. Snow Funeral
Home, Windsor St. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Purcell's Cove Road. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/30/98

SAMSON, Lorraine - 72, Petit-de-Grat, died November 28, 1998, at home, surrounded by her children. Born in Little Anse, she was a daughter of the late Jimmy and Clemence (Marchand) Samson. Always very proud of her Acadian heritage, she was actively involved in her community and took leadership roles in St. Joseph's CWL, le Mouvement Guides, le Festival Acadien, Charles Forest Co-op and New Horizons Senior Citizens Club, to name a few. Surviving are her daughters, Yvette (Leon) Samson; Odille (Edward) DeRoche, Petit-de-Grat; Yolande Samson, Halifax; Selene (Tony) DeRoche, Petit-de-Grat; Danette (Glen) Landry, Port Hawkesbury; sons, Real (Ruth), Concession; Yvon, Petit-de-Grat; Herman (Debbie), West Arichat; sisters, Claudia LeBlanc, Jeanne D'Arc Landry, Petit-de-Grat; Rita Landry, Arichat; brother, Norman, Truro; grandchildren, Raynelle, Noella, Melanie, Daniel, Chantal, Joel, Steven, Michael, Serge, Denise, Solange, Stephane, Rachelle, Sylvain. She was predeceased by her husband, Louis, daughter, Denise; brothers, Nazaire and Jean. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and 1-2 p.m. Tuesday in IML Funeral Parlour, Petit-de-Grat. Funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph's Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Maurice Riberdy officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Foundation Denise Samson. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Parlour, Petit-de-Grat.

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/05/98

SAMSON, Alfred Raymond - Sampsons Cove, died December 4, 1998, at St. Anne's Centre, Arichat. He was a son of the late Stephen and Eugenie (Boudreau) Samson. He operated a grocery store for 25 years. He is survived by his wife, Mary Violet Samson; daughter, Theresa (Mrs. Larry Burke), River Bourgeois; sons, Alfred (Cathy), Arichat; Wayne (ThÄrese), Antigonish; sisters, Bertha-Mae Martell, Rose Martell, Sampsons Cove; Loretta Clannon, Little Anse; brother, Theophile Sr., Petit-de-Grat. He will be sadly missed by grandchildren, Tyler (T.J.), Kelsey and Colton Burke, as well as, Steven and Justin Samson. He was predeceased by brothers, Willard, Baptiste, Louise and Sylvester; sisters, Jean Samson and Anita Martell. Visitation from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. today at IML Funeral Home. Funeral at 2 p.m today from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating. Burial to follow in The Star of The Sea Cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association or charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Services, Petit-de-Grat.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/18/98

SMITH, Mary Alma - 44, Arichat, died July 16, 1998, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Laurie and Reta (Landry) Smith. Surviving are sisters, Gloria (Mrs. Bobby Samson), Pauline (Mrs. Peter McLellan); brothers, Walter, Paul, Laurie Jr., Michael, all of Halifax. Funeral 10 a.m. today in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Rev. Andre Viens officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit de Grat. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Home, Petit de Grat.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/27/98

SAMSON, Cecilia M. - 82, Louisdale, Richmond Co., died Sunday, July 26, 1998, at home, in Louisdale. Born in Louisdale, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Sarah Jane (Sampson) Joyce. She will be deeply missed by her husband, Ernest; daughter, Beatrice and husband Thomas Samson, Louisdale; sons, Dave and wife Elaine, Andrew and wife Carol, Felix and wife Joan, Henry and wife Marlene, Louisdale; Ernie and wife Patsy, Toronto; sisters, Delta and husband Eddy Samson, Mrs Rita Felix, Louisdale; brothers, Henry, Arthur and wife Josephine, Robert and wife Loretta, Louisdale; Tommy, Sydney; grandchildren, Angela, Andre, Mitchell, Gregory, Bradley, Dale, Lee Anne, Therese, Nadine, Paula, Danielle, Jason and Christien; great-grandchildren, Kadie, Allison, Emily, Meagan, Devin, Termain, Kendra, Laurena and Kera. Visitation in the Glen Sampson Room, Louisdale, today 2-4, 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 12:30-1:30 p.m. Funeral will be Tuesday in St. Louis
Parish Church at 2 p.m., Rev. Syd Mifflen officiating, assisted by Rev. John MacLeod. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care or to St. Louis Rosary Shrine fund. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/01/98

SAMSON, Mary Agnes - 74, Sampsons Cove, Richmond Co., died May 31, 1998, at home. Born in Sampsons Cove, she was a daughter of the late William and Alvina (Samson) Martell. She was a homemaker and a caring and loving mother
and grandmother. She is survived by daughters, Mary Ann (Mrs. Gary LeBlanc), Poirierville; Diane (Mrs. Bill Bungay), Sampsons Cove; Viola (Mrs. John Boudreau), Petit-de-Grat; Lorraine (Mrs. Cecil Boudreau), Boudreauville; Rena (Mrs. George Forgeron), West Arichat; Brenda (Mrs. Brad Kehtler), Abbottsford, B.C.; Sheila (Mrs. John Pitts), Grandique Road; sons, John and wife Yvonne, Port Royal; Colin Jr. and wife Carmella, Poirierville; Allan and wife Terri, Sampsons Cove; sister, Mary May (Mrs. Lawrence Samson), Little Anse; grandchildren, Lynne, Eddie, Ricky, Jimmy, John Matthew, Michael, Michelle, Chris, Deanna, Barry, Paula, Holly, Kalsey, Kristina, Carson, Tanya, Todd, Jimmy; great-grandsons, Colin and Brandon. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Colin; sisters, Elizabeth, one in infancy; brothers, Nicholas, Joseph and eight in infancy; grandson, Cecil Jr. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-10 p.m. today, at the home of Mary Agnes, Sampsons Cove. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan MacMullin officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations may be made to St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/15/98

SAMSON, Claire Rosaline - 52, Little Anse, Richmond Co., died June 12, 1998, at home. Born in Little Anse, she was a daughter of the late Joseph William and Mary Zenna (Langlois) Samson. She was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Petit-de-Grat, and the Little Anse Social Action Centre. She enjoyed bingo and walking. She is survived by sisters, Mrs. Tillie Landry, Petit-de-Grat; Joan (Mrs. Rudolph Landry), and Doris (Mrs. Alexander Samson), both of Little Anse; Susan (Mrs. Venard Samson), D'Escousse; Antoinette (Mrs. Louis Samson), Sampsons Cove; brothers, Robert (Bobby), British Columbia; Vernon (Magdalen), Petit-de-Grat; Cletus (Laura), British Columbia; Elmer (Doreen), Ontario; aunt, Mrs. Delina Cormier, Cheticamp; 41 nieces and nephews; 45 great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Mrs. Annette
Boudreau and two in infancy; a niece and a nephew, brothers-in-law, Colin Landry and Theophile Boudreau. Visitation in  C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat, today from 1-2:30 p.m. Funeral to be held this afternoon at 3 p.m. in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan MacMillan officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery. Memorial
donations may be made to St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre or St. Joseph's Church door fund.


The Sunday Herald
Published: 05/17/98

SAMPSON, Francis Henry - 72, Port Hawkesbury, passed away Friday, May 15, 1998, surrounded by his wife and family. Born in 1925, in Samsons Cove, he was a son of the late Henry Sylvester and Marie Eva (Samson) Samson, also of
Samsons Cove. In his earlier years, he travelled all over the world with the Foundation Josephine Salvage Tug. He also worked on the draggers out of Petit-de-Grat. Upon his moving to Port Hawkesbury, he owned and operated the Harbourview Lounge and the Schooner Restaurant. He later managed the KFC on Reeves Street for 18 years. In his retirement, he was actively involved in the Knights of Columbus where he held a 4th degree and was chairman of council activities. He was also a loyal and long serving member of St. Joseph's Parish Council, the choir and served as a eucharistic minister. He was a campaign fund-raiser and volunteer fund-raiser for the Canadian Cancer Society. He was a member of Evergreen Club, Cape Breton Tourist Association and Port Hawkesbury Quilting Club. He had a lifetime love for gardening, sewing, cards, quilting and knitting, which he shared with all of his loved ones. He also received several beautification awards for the love and pride
he took in his home and property. He is survived by his loving wife, the former Clara Whitty; sons, Wayne and wife Toots, Port Hawkesbury; Darrell and wife JoAnn, Halifax; Sheldon and wife Catherine Jane, Little Narrows; daughters, Donna (Mrs. John Brokken), Halifax; JoAnne (Mrs. Paul MacDonald), St. Louis, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. He is also
survived by brother, Arthur and wife Viola, Samsons Cove; sisters, Alvina Samson, Little Anse; Lorraine Dill, Lower Sackville; Lorretta (Mrs. Bill Shea), Mount Uniacke; Lisa Samson, Little Anse; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by stepmother, Florence (Goyetche) Samson; brothers, Wilfred and Anthony, Samsons Cove; daughter, Margaret Francis (Peggy) Reynolds, Port Hawkesbury. Visitation will be held today from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in W.J. Whitty Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be held today at 2 p.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Port Hawkesbury, Rev. Bill Burke officiating. Cremation to
follow. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or St. Joseph's Development Fund.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 05/11/98

SAMSON, Joseph Sylvester - 82, died May 9, 1998, in Sydney Regional Hospital. Born in Samsons Cove, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Stephen and Eugenie (Boudreau) Samson. Surviving are daughters, Ann, Dundee; Zelda, D'Escousse; Jeanne, Samsons Cove; sons, Richard, D'Escousse; Freddie, Rocky Bay; sisters, Bertha Mae, Rose Martell, Samsons Bay; Loretta Clannon, Little Anse; brothers, Theophile, Petit-de-Grat; Raymond, Samsons Cove; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Clarisse; brothers, Louis, Baptiste, Willard; sisters, Jean Samson, Anita
Martell. Visitation 12 noon-3 p.m. today in IML Funeral Home, Petit-de-Grat. Funeral 3:30 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan J. MacMillan officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to Strait Richmond Hospital, palliative care unit or any charity.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/22/98

SAMSON, Margaret O. - 60, died April 19, 1998, in Petit-de-Grat. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Charles J. and Helene (Desveaux) Gallant. She was a retired teacher, church choir member, president of the Arichat New Horizons Club and secretary of the Richmond County Council of Seniors. Surviving are daughters, Jeanine, Antigonish; Anette, Toronto; sons, Raymond, Bridgewater; Alfred, Halifax; sisters, Sister Rose, Pauline, Celeste, Claudette, Anette; brothers, Bernard, Thomas, Vincent, Alvin, Andrew. She was predeceased by her husband, Odillon. Visitation 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. today in IML Funeral Home, Petit-de-Grat. Funeral 2 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan McMillan officiating. Cremation and burial at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations to St. Ann's Centre or any charity.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/13/98

SAMSON, Lloyd Phillip - Passed away Tuesday, February 3, 1998, at the age of 48. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 14, to commemorate Lloyd for the many lives he had inspired through his sense of humor, caring
and sharing. The service will take place in Halifax at the Bloomfield School's multi-purpose room (new building) beginning at 1:30 p.m. and ending at 4 p.m., Rev. David Boston officiating. Funeral mass was held Friday, February 6, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat. Spring burial will be in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat.



The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/12/97

SAMSON, Lillian Marie - 81, Louisdale, Richmond Co., died December 11, 1997, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Gertrude Harris. She is survived by daughters, Eileen (Mrs. Don Wile), Halifax; Shirley (Mrs. Gordon LeRue), L'Ardoise; sons, Edward Sampson and wife Marie, Sackville; David Sampson and wife Colleen, Spryfield; brother, Herbert Harris and wife Theresa, Moncton, N.B.; several grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward F. Visitation will be 2-10 p.m. today in Glen Sampson Memorial Room, Louisdale. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Louis Roman Catholic Church, Louisdale, Rev. Syd Mifflen officiating. Burial in St. Louis Parish Cemetery. Donations may be made to Glen Sampson Memorial Room, Louisdale. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/03/97

SAMSON, Marie Margaret - 83, Petit-de-Grat, died November 1, 1997, in St. Ann's Nursing Home, Arichat. Born in Petit-de-Grat, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Minnie (Samson) Landry. Surviving are her former husband, Arthur Samson, St. Ann's Nursing Home; longtime companion, John Boudreau, Richmond Villa, St. Peter's; daughter, Jaqueline (Mrs. Alfred Martell); son, Leonard Samson, both of Alderney Point; sister, Jeanette Boudreau, Alderney Point; brother, Leonard Landry, Petit-de-Grat; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two sisters and a brother. Funeral 3 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Parish Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allen McMillan officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to St. Ann's Nursing Home or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Services, Petit-de-Grat.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/14/97

SAMSON, Joseph Hurbert - 48, Little Anse, died October 12, 1997, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Little Anse, he was a son of Marie E. (Boudreau) Samson, Little Anse, and the late Joseph R. Samson. He was a member of the Social Action Club, Little Anse, and St. Joseph's Society, Petit-de-Grat. Surviving are his former wife, Faye Marchand; fiancÄe, Clare Rideout; daughter, Phoebe Samson, Bridgewater; son, Wayne, Saskatoon, Sask.; sister, Rosemarie Martell, Bridgewater; brothers, Valma, Arichat; Phillip, Little Anse; Terry, Boudreauville; a grandchild. Visitation 2-10 p.m. today,
10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday in IML Funeral Services, Petit-de-Grat. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Church, Rev. Alan MacMillan officiating. Burial in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to any charity.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star

Published: 05/07/96

SAMSON, Thomas Mitchell - 90, River Bourgeois, Richmond Co., died May 4, 1996, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born at River Bourgeois, he was a son of the late Elias and Eliza (Fougere) Samson. He was a retired seaman, having sailed on the Imperial Oil Merchant Ships. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, River Bourgeois. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the merchant marines. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, branch 47, St. Peter's. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving is nephew, Raymond T. Millner Jr., New Jersey. He was
predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Fougere; sisters, Elizabeth, Rachael, Martha, Lena, Sophie; brothers, Wilfred, Gus, Cyril, James, twin brother Martin. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m., today in River Bourgeois Funeral Parlour. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. John the Baptist Church. Burial in parish cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawesbury.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 05/18/96

SMITH, Emily Gladys - 72, Melville Lodge, Herring Cove, died May 16, 1996 in the lodge. Born in Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Garland and Una (Green) Samson. Surviving are daughters, Bonnie (Mrs. Reggie Kirby), Beatrice, both of Spryfield; Betty (Mrs. Terry Ryan), Hammonds Plains; sons, Keith, Spryfield; Barry, Herring Cove; brother, Edward (Ed), Newfoundland; grandchildren, Korey, Amy, Sheryl, Jamie, TerriLynn, Tom. She was predeceased by her husband, Lloyd Bonny; sister, Claire; brothers, Bill, Rex. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville
Dr. Memorial service 2 p.m. Tuesday in Emmanuel Church, Spryfield, Rev. Valerie Rhymes officiating. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations to Melville Lodge or Emmanuel Church building fund.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/21/96

SAMPSON, Mary Rose (Rosette) - 86, Louisdale, Richmond Co., died February 19, 1996, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Louisdale, she was a daughter of the late Desire and Mary Louise (Marchand) Samson. She was anactive member of St. Louis CWL and Fleur de Lis Seniors Club. Surviving are daughter, Emily (Mrs. Brian Stockall), Halifax; sons, Arthur, Howard, Robert, Louisdale; brother, Andrew, Boston; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Elias; sisters, Alcina, Eva; brothers, Godfrey, Duffield, Robert, Wilfred. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 10 a.m. Thursday in Glen Samson Memorial Room, St. Louis Parish Church, Louisdale, Rev. Syd Mifflen officiating. Burial to follow in parish cemetery. Donations to Strait Richmond Hospital, Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch, or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/20/95

SAMPSON, Arthur Michael - 75, Timberlea, formerly of Louisdale, died November 17, 1995, in Timberlea. Born in Louisdale, he was a son of the late Michael and Sabin Rose (Samson) Sampson. He was a caretaker with Longard's and Fundy
Construction and a member of Royal Canadian Legion, branch 156, Lakeside. Surviving are brothers, Freddie, Halifax; Francis, Petit de Grat; Helaire, Louisdale; Thomas, Oromocto, N.B.; Joseph, Burlington, Ont.; Felix, Apsley, Ont.; sisters, Theresa (Mrs. Francis Boudreau), Antigonish; Sabin Rose (Mrs. Simon Landry), Petit de Grat; Mary (Mrs. Leo Sampson), Toronto; half-brother, Joseph, Louisdale; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Walter, Michael, one in infancy; sisters, Roseanna, one in infancy; halfbrothers, John, Wilfred, Albert; half-sister, Mary LeBlanc. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, legion service tonight, both in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Lakeside. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Timberlea, Rev. Duncan McMaster officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial at a later date.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/31/95

SAMSON, Francis Joseph - 57, Petit de Grat, Richmond Co., died July 28, 1995, in St. Anne Centre, Arichat. Born at Petit de Grat, he was a son of the late Joseph D. and Stella (Boudreau) Samson. He was owner and operator of a general store in Petit de Grat for 30 years. At the time of his death, he was employed with the Richmond District School Board as a school bus driver for the past 15 years. He was also a carpenter, mechanic and fisherman. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Yvonne Boudreau; daughters, Earlene (Mrs. AndreBoudreau), Petit de Grat; Angel, at home; sons, Cameron, Halifax; Shane, Todd,
at home; sisters, Priscilla, Petit de Grat; Elizabeth, Sydney; Mary Helen, Havre Boucher; brothers, Dennis, Wilfred, Petit de Grat; Alexander, Little Anse; Nicholas, Wayne, Halifax; two grandchildren. He was predeceased by sons, Kelly, Cameron, John, all in infancy; brothers, Bobby and Leon in infancy, Vernie; sisters, Annette, Catherine, both in infancy. Visitation 12:30-2:30 p.m. today in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral 3 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Church, Petit de Grat, Rev. Allan MacMillan officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial at a later date in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit de Grat.
Donations to Star of the Sea Cemetery fund.

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star

Published: 06/30/95

SAMSON, Joseph Colin - 78, Sampsons Cove, Richmond Co., died June 29, 1995, at home. Born at Sampsons Cove, he was a son of the late Sylvester and Mary Anne (Linden) Samson. He retired from Booth Fisheries in Petit de Grat where he
worked as a carpenter for 25 years. He was a veteran of the Second World War and the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Agnes Martell; daughters, Mary Ann (Mrs. Gary LeBlanc), Poirierville; Diane (Mrs. Bill Bungay), Sampsons Cove; Viola (Mrs. John Boudreau), Petit de Grat; Lorraine (Mrs. Cecil Boudreau), Boudreauville; Rena (Mrs. George Forgeron), West Arichat; Brenda, Abbotsford, B.C.; Sheila (Mrs. John Pitts), Grandique Road; sons, John, Port Royal; Colin Jr., Poirierville; Allan, Sampsons Cove; 18 grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Felicity, Juliette, Marion, Alviana, Florence; brothers, Henry, Francis,  Joseph; grandson, Cecil Jr. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in the home of the deceased, Sampsons Cove. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's Church, Petit de Grat, Rev. Allan MacMillan officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit de Grat. Donations to St. Anne Centre veterans wing or Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.



The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/14/95

SAMPSON, Arthur Gerard - 70, Halifax, died April 12, 1995, in the Halifax Infirmary. Born in L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Arthur and Mary Jane (Briand) Samson. He was employed by Halifax Dockyard as a painter for 35 years, retiring in 1984. He was a member of St. Patrick's Parish, Brunswick Street. Surviving are his wife, the former Thelma Eileen
Grealey; son, Gary Arthur, Halifax; a granddaughter; stepsons, Larry Godsoe, Dartmouth; David and Walter Godsoe, Lower Sackville; Stephen Godsoe, Milton, Ont.; stepdaughters, Gwendolyn (Mrs. Ken Bowring), Midland, Ont.; Donna (Mrs.Larry Richards), Mississauga, Ont.; sister, Beatrice (Mrs. Al Hammons), Ontario. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Florence Cicelia Godsoe; brothers, Charles, Leonard, Simon; sisters, Ada, Agnes. Visi- tation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Patrick's Church, Most Rev. James M. Hayes officiating. Burial
in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations to The Lung Association.




The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/01/94

SAMPSON, Amos Abraham - 80, Breton Bay Nursing Home, Sydney formerly of Louisdale, Richmond County, died November 29, 1994, in the home. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Norman and Martha (Samson) Sampson. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion branch 47, Grand Anse. He is survived by his wife, the former Jessie S. MacPhail, Louisdale; sisters, Mrs. Evangeline MacLeod, Betty Sampson, both of New Jersey. He was predeceased by sisters,
Blanche, Bernadette, Viola; brothers, Aloysius, Eddie, Norman, Joe. Funeral was November 29 in Glen Sampson Memorial Room, Louisdale, Rev. Syd Mifflen officiated. Donations may be made to St. Anne Community and Nursing Care
Centre, Arichat. Arrangements were under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat


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

SAMSON, Stacey Elizabeth - 6, Bramalea, Ont., died August 9, 1994, in Peel Memorial Hospital, Brampton. Born in Brampton, Ont., she was a daughter of Rudolph and Brenda (Landry) Samson, Bramalea. She enjoyed gymnastics, swimming
and camping. She is survived by her twin brother, Scott; maternal grandmother, Betty Boucher, Petit De Grat; paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Samson, Samson's Cove. She was predeceased by her maternal grandfather, Rennie Landry; paternal
grandfather, Emile Samson; godfather, Edward Samson. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday in St. Joseph's Church, Petit De Grat, Rev. Allan MacMillan officiating. Burial will follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit De Grat. Donations may be made to The Lung Association or IWK Foundation. Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home Ltd., Arichat.


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Published: 09/09/94

SAMSON, Arthur - 81, Louisdale, died September 7, 1994, in Breton Bay Nursing Home, Sydney. Born in Louisdale, he was a son of the late Felix and Melina (Landry) Samson. He was a member of St. Louis Church. He is survived by four daughters, Jean (Mrs. Rudolph Landry), Lorraine (Mrs. Edward Marchand), Carol-Ann Samson, Cecilia (Mrs. Robert Stone), all of Louisdale, two sons, Arthur, Felix, both of Louisdale; three sisters, Mary Taylor, Virginia Richardson, Caroline Sampson; three brothers, Ernest, Helaire, Johnny; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary
Anntoinette; three brothers, Felix, Joseph, Helaire; four sisters, Jane, Beatrice, Melaine, Eliza. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in the Glen Sampson Room, Louisdale. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday in St. Louis Church, Rev. Syd Mifflen officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery. Doantions may be made to Louisdale Community Home. Arrangements are under the direction of C.J. Mancini Funeral Home, St. Peter's.

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Published: 09/20/94

SAMSON, Joseph William - 87, Little Anse, Richmond County, died September 18, 1994, in St. Anne Centre, Arichat. Born in Little Anse, he was a son of the late Jimmy and Melvina (Boudreau) Samson. He was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Petit de Grat and Little Anse Social Action Club. He was an employee of Booth Fisheries for many years. He is survived by six daughters, Doris (Mrs. Alexander Samson), Joan (Mrs. Rudolph Landry), Rosaline Samson, all of Little Anse; Antoinette (Mrs. Louis Samson), Samsons Cove; Tillie (Mrs. Colin Landry), Petit de Grat; Suzanne (Mrs. Venard Samson), D'Escousse; four sons, Robert, Cletus, both of Delta, B.C.; Elmer, Toronto; Vernon, Petit de Grat; sister, Mrs. Delina Cormier, Grand Etang; 41 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Zana Langlois; two daughters, Annette, Suzanne in infancy; brother, Peter; three sisters, Alma, Clara, Sarah Jane; a grandson in infancy; granddaughter, Peggy
Anne; a great-granddaughter in infancy. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Church, Petit de Grat, Rev. Allan MacMillan officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit de Grat. Donations may be made to St. Anne Centre or St. Joseph's Cemetery fund.


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Published: 07/18/94

MARCHAND, Lucy Mae - 69, D'Escousse, Richmond County, died July 17, 1994, at home. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late John and Julia (Samson) Wilson. She is survived by seven daughters, Lillian (Mrs. Aurele Gionet),
Petit de Grat; Gloria Jeffrey, Halifax; Shirley Marchand, Arichat; Ruth (Mrs. Allen Savoury), Darlene (Mrs. Paul Fougere), both of Poirierville; Lorna Marchand, Poulamond; Monica (Mrs. Robert Joshua), Vancouver, B.C.; five sons, Victor, Clifford, both of Poirierville; Howard, Cape LaRonde; Allison, Port Hawkesbury; Darren, Arichat; sister, Judy (Mrs. Bud Bremner), Bedford; four brothers, John, Gordon, William, Allen, all of Halifax; 28 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two sisters, Loretta, Mildred; two brothers, Harold, Raymond. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Tuesday in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in Our Lady of Assumption Church, Arichat, Rev. Hughie D. MacDonald officiating. Burial will follow in parish cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Anne
Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/18/94

SAMSON, Joseph Vander Cyprian - 75, Little Anse, Richmond County, died June 17, 1994, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Little Anse, he was a son of the late Joseph Cyprian and Mary Jeanne (Samson) Samson. He
was an army veteran; member of Isle Madame Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 150, Arichat; employed with Booth Fisheries for 27 years; a fish peddler and employed with Isle Madame Fishermen's Co-op until his retirement. He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Alvina (Samson) Samson; three daughters, Eva Darlene (Mrs. Harvey Short), Sampsons Cove; Colleen Ann (Mrs. Derrick Samson), Joann Marie (Mrs. Michael Green), both of Little Anse; five sons, John Ronald, Italy Cross; James Donald, Port Hawkesbury; Gerard Joseph, Darren Vander, both of Petit De Grat; Douglas Arthur, Whiteside Head, Guysborough County; four brothers, Joseph Clarence, Halifax; John Clifford, Joseph Stanley, Joseph Melvin, all of Little Anse; nine grandchildren. He was predeceased by two sisters, Mary Alice, Mary Viola; five brothers, Joseph H., Lawrence C., John Andrew, John Baptiste, Andrew in infancy. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Sunday in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. A legion funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday in St. Joseph's Church, Petit De Grat, Rev. Allan MacMullin officiating. Burial will be in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit De Grat. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or
Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/21/94

SHILLINGTON - Greg and Bonnie (nee Samson) and big sister Caitlin are pleased to announce the birth of Matthew Thomas, born on June 14, 1994 weighing 8 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Linda and Cliff Shillington, Quebec and Viola and Arthur Samson, Sampson's Cove. Special thanks to Dr. K.A.B. Robinson, Dr. M. Van Den Hof, nurses Gail, Sandy, Martha, Alice and Krista, Mable nurses Roma and Betty.

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Published: 03/21/94

SAMSON, Joseph Albert - 77, Arichat, Richmond County, formerly of Petit de Grat, died March 18, 1994, in St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Born in Petit de Grat, he was a son of the late Albert W. and Louise
(Landry) Samson. He is survived by four sons, Robert, Leon, both of Arichat; Alfred, Petit de Grat; Steve, Burlington, Ont.; two sisters, Mrs. Justine Marchand, Arichat; Mrs. Bernadette LePierre, Halifax; brother, Lawrence, Petit de Grat; five grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Constance David; two sisters, Mary, Eva; two brothers, Willie, Eugene. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations may be made to LaPicasse, Petit de Grat. Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


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Published: 05/22/97

SAMPSON, Hubert H. - 77, Rockdale, died May 20, 1997, at home. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late George and Hilda (Landry) Sampson. He was a veteran of the Second World War and was retired from the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation. Surviving are his wife, the former Rita Martell; son, Wayne, Halifax; daughters, Diane (Mrs. Wally Peters), Sydney; Lorraine Sampson, Shirley Racine, Mary Anne (Mrs. Paul Heighton), Theresa (Mrs. Gordon Fudge), Sandra (Mrs. Robert Coakley), Carol Sampson, Claire Samson, all of Halifax; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; sister, Sister Theresa Sampson, Iona; brothers, Findley, Florida; Lee, St. Peter's. He was predeceased by brother, Herbert. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in Holy Guardian Angels Funeral Home, L'Ardoise. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial at a later date in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/31/97

SAMPSON, Marie Eugenie (Jennie) - 80, Louisdale, died in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish, on Sunday, March 30, 1997. Born in Louisdale, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Madeline (Samson) Marchand. She was a member of St. Louis Parish and St. Louis CWL. She was a full-time homemaker, who devoted her life to her husband and children. She will be sadly missed by all. She is survived by her son, Bobby and wife Debbie; daughters, Bertha-Mae Jeffrey and husband Danny, Diana Marchand and husband Benny, Eileen Samson and husband Leopold, with whom she was residing, all of Louisdale; 11
grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Thomas and Godfrey, Louisdale; Eugene, Melrose, Mass. She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred; sister, Leda Goyetche, Mary Landry, Eva Doucette; brothers, Wilfred, Charles, John, Arthur. The late Mrs. Sampson will be resting in the Glen Sampson Room, Louisdale, with visiting hours 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Louis Parish, Rev. Syd Mifflen officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Our Lady of the Rosary Park, Louisdale. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/31/97

SAMSON, Roy Darryll - 26, Riverview, N.B., formerly of Little Anse, Richmond Co., died January 28, 1997. Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late Medard Joseph and Iris Lillian (Shaw) Samson. He graduated from Isle Madame District High School, Arichat, in June of 1989. He joined the Navy on August 29, 1989; was posted on HMCS Terra Nova and he served in the Gulf War, December 1990-May 1991. He was an air traffic controller, employed with Transport Canada for the past two years in Moncton Centre. Surviving are his fiancee, Tanya Thibeau, West Arichat; sisters, Bonnie (Mrs. Ronnie David), Arichat; Tammy Samson, Victoria, B.C.; brothers, Randy, Todd, Little Anse; Ray, Moncton, N.B.; Byron, Sydney; a nephew. He was predeceased by his twin brother in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, both in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan MacMullin officiating. Burial at a later date in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-deGrat. Family flowers only.Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society.


The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/06/97

SAMSON, Mary Elizabeth - 82, Sampsons Cove, Richmond Co., died January 5, 1997, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born at Sampsons Cove, she was a daughter of the late Willie and Alvina (Samson) Martell. She was a member of St. Joseph's CWL for the past 41 years. Surviving are daughters, Edna (Mrs. Thomas Marchand), Cecile (Mrs. Brian Bowen), Sampsons Cove; Pauline (Mrs. Rudolph Landry), Louisdale; Priscilla (Mrs. Reid MacDonald), Janvrin Island; sons, Willard, Sampsons Cove; Lenus, Rudolph, Petit-de-grat; Peter, Toronto, Ont.; Blair, Lower Sackville; sisters, Mrs. Agnes Samson, Sampsons Cove; Mary Mae (Mrs. Lawrence Samson), Little Anse; 30 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Emile; sons, Edward, Alzear; brothers, Nicholas, Joseph; grandchildren, Nadine, Joy, Stacey.
Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Tuesday at the family residence in Sampsons Cove. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan MacMullin officiating. Burial in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


 The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/28/96

SAMSON, Wilfred Arthur Charles - 70, Arichat, died November 26, 1996, in Arichat. Born July 27, 1926, in Petit de Grat, he was a son of the late Andrew and Cecile (Boudreau) Samson. He attended Consolidated School 13, Morrison High School and Johnstown Academy. He served in the Merchant Marine during the Second World War (1942), Canadian Army active duty (1944-1946) in the Infantry Corps and West Nova Scotia Regiment, Merchant Marine (1946-1950) and the Royal
Canadian Air Force (1953-1970). At that time, he served as councillor for Ward 11, Greenwood, and was chairman of the Home and School Association. He was a retired teacher from Canso Regional Vocational School (1970-1988). He was
representative of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union and Sub-Local Canso Regional Vocational (1986-1987); secretary and chairman of IMDH School; Board of Trustees (1974-1978); officer in Cadet Corps Arrow (19721984); vice-president
of the Arichat Recreation Commission; past president and life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 150; served as secretary on the executive board of Le Courrier de la Nouvelle-Ecosse; elected member of Our Lady of Assumption Parish Council for eight years and was a member of Isle Madame Boat Club. At the time of his death he was president of Charles Forest Coop. He was elected to the Richmond District School Board (1991) and was serving his second, three year term. He was an avid winemaker, golfer, family historian, painter, sailor and gardener. Surviving are his wife, Leola Marie (Marchand) Samson; daughters, Bernice (Mrs. Vernon Boudreau), Cecile (Mrs. Frederick Hyland), Louise (Mrs. Blair Gotell), Yvonne (Mrs. Gilles Boudreau), all of Arichat; Elise (Mrs. David Boudreau), Lower Sackville; Therese (Mrs. Valma Boudreau), Truro; sons, Blain and wife Michelle (Boudreau), Petit de Grat; Gerard and wife Arlene (Bowen), Rocky Bay; 24 grandchildren. He is also survived by sisters, Isabelle (Mrs. Gerard Theriault), Halifax; Elizabeth (Mrs. Joseph Marchand), Pondville; brothers, George, Lubin, Petit de Grat; Dr. Herman Samson, Louisiana; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister,
Leola in infancy; brothers, Louis (Petit de Grat), John Cletus (Burnaby, B.C.) and nephews. Loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather, he was an inspiration to us all. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and 11:30-1:30 p.m. Friday in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday from Our Lady of Assumption Roman Catholic Church, Arichat, Rev. Hugh D. MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in parish cemetery. Donations to the veterans' wing of St. Anne's Centre. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 150, are asked to meet at the funeral home in Arichat at 1 p.m. on Friday to attend the funeral of the their late comrad, Wilfred A.C. Samson.


 The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/05/96

SAMSON (Boudreau), Mary Alma - 66, Burlington, Ont., died December 2, 1996. Born in Lttle Anse, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Walter F. and Eugenie (Samson) Boudreau. Surviving are her husband, Joe; daughters, Linda
(Mrs. Jeff Francis), Bernice (Mrs. Dave Syminskey), Burlington; sisters, Maude (Mrs. Joseph Bourque), Merigomish, Pictou Co.; May (Mrs. Joe Samson), Little Anse; Anna (Mrs. Arthur Deveau), Halifax; Hilda (Mrs. Arthur Landry), North
Sydney; Merina (Mrs. Hellier Marchand), Louisdale, Richmond Co.; stepbrothers, Joe, West Arichat, Richmond Co.; Hellier (Elias), Halifax. She was predeceased by sisters, Blanche, one in infancy; stepbrother, Amedee. Burial will be held in Burlington.


 The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/13/96

SAMPSON, Frederick Michael - 84, Timberlea, died December 11, 1996, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site. Born in Louisdale, he was a son of the late Michael and Sabin Rose (Samson) Sampson. He was a retired carpenter having worked with the Halifax County School Board. He was a caretaker at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Timberlea, for many years and was an avid fiddle player. Surviving are his wife, the former Cecilia Aucoin; sons, Larry, Lakeside; David, Timberlea; daughters, Anita Keefe, Loretta (Mrs. John MacMillan), Donna (Mrs. Norman MacGraw), Timberlea; Linda, Hubbards; brothers, Francis, Petit de Grat; Helaire, Louisdale; Thomas, Oromocto, N.B.; Joseph, Burlington, Ont.; Felix, Apsley, Ont.; sisters, Theresa (Mrs. Francis Boudreau), Antigonish; Sabin Rose, (Mrs. Simon Landry), Petit de Grat; Mary (Mrs. Leo Sampson), Toronto, Ont.; half-brother, Joe, Louisdale; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Walter, Michael, Arthur, one in infancy; sisters, Roseanna, one in infancy; half-brothers, John, Wilfred, Albert; half-sister, Mary LeBlanc. Cremation has taken place. Memo- rial service 10 a.m. Saturday in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Duncan McMaster officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral Home.The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Published: 09/13/96


SAMSON, John Clifford - 74, Little Anse, Richmond Co., died September 11, 1996, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Little Anse, he was a son of the late Joseph Cyprian and Mary Jeanne (Samson) Samson. He was employed with Richmond Fisheries, Petit-de-Grat, for 29 years. He was a member of St. Joseph's Society. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Lena Samson; daughters, Janice (Mrs. Paul Joyce), Petit-deGrat; Lorena (Mrs. Douglas Landry), Arichat; sons, Calvin, Clayton, Little Anse; Michael, Petitde-Grat; brothers, Clarence, Halifax; Stanley, Melvin, Little Anse; six grandchildren.
He was predeceased by daughter, Marie Jeanne Eva; son, Cyprian Henry; sisters, Alice Landry, Viola Samson; brothers, Joseph, Andrew, Lawrence, Baptiste, Vander, Andre. Visitation 1:30-3:30 p.m. today in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home,
Arichat. Funeral 4 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan MacMullen officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society, Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia branch, LaPicasse, Petit-de-Grat.The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Published: 06/14/96


 SAMSON, Mary Arthemise - 85, Hammonds Plains, formerly of Little Anse, Richmond Co., died June 12, 1996, in the Halifax Infirmary. Born in Little Anse, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary Louise (Landry) Boudreau. Surviving are her husband, Joseph Clarence; daughters, Helen (Mrs. Gary Davidson), Hammonds Plains; Muriel (Mrs. Vernie Boudreau), Little Anse; Mrs. Mary Samson, Arichat; brothers, Willie, Little Anse; Bernard, Arichat; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by son, Anthony; sisters, Margaret, Dora, Catherine; brothers, Arthur, Narcisse,
Berthman, Leonard, Leonard, Michael, Michael. Visitation 12:30-2:30 p.m. today in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral 3 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan MacMullan officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat.


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Published: 09/13/96
Category: News
Page: A8 / A12

Keywords: Obituary-Samson
SAMSON, JOHN CLIFFORD
SAMSON, John Clifford - 74, Little Anse, Richmond Co., died September 11, 1996, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Little Anse, he was a son of the late Joseph Cyprian and Mary Jeanne (Samson) Samson. He was employed
with Richmond Fisheries, Petit-de-Grat, for 29 years. He was a member of St. Joseph's Society. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Lena Samson; daughters, Janice (Mrs. Paul Joyce), Petit-deGrat; Lorena (Mrs. Douglas Landry), Arichat; sons, Calvin, Clayton, Little Anse; Michael, Petitde-Grat; brothers, Clarence, Halifax; Stanley, Melvin, Little Anse; six grandchildren.
He was predeceased by daughter, Marie Jeanne Eva; son, Cyprian Henry; sisters, Alice Landry, Viola Samson; brothers, Joseph, Andrew, Lawrence, Baptiste, Vander, Andre. Visitation 1:30-3:30 p.m. today in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home,
Arichat. Funeral 4 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan MacMullen officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society, Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia branch, LaPicasse, Petit-de-Grat.

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/28/96
Category: News
Page: C4

Keywords: Obituary-Samson
SAMSON, WILFRED ARTHUR CHARLES
SAMSON, Wilfred Arthur Charles - 70, Arichat, died November 26, 1996, in Arichat. Born July 27, 1926, in Petit de Grat, he was a son of the late Andrew and Cecile (Boudreau) Samson. He attended Consolidated School 13, Morrison High School and Johnstown Academy. He served in the Merchant Marine during the Second World War (1942), Canadian Army active duty (1944-1946) in the Infantry Corps and West Nova Scotia Regiment, Merchant Marine (1946-1950) and the Royal
Canadian Air Force (1953-1970). At that time, he served as councillor for Ward 11, Greenwood, and was chairman of the Home and School Association. He was a retired teacher from Canso Regional Vocational School (1970-1988). He was
representative of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union and Sub-Local Canso Regional Vocational (1986-1987); secretary and chairman of IMDH School; Board of Trustees (1974-1978); officer in Cadet Corps Arrow (19721984); vice-president
of the Arichat Recreation Commission; past president and life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 150; served as secretary on the executive board of Le Courrier de la Nouvelle-Ecosse; elected member of Our Lady of Assumption
Parish Council for eight years and was a member of Isle Madame Boat Club. At the time of his death he was president of Charles Forest Coop. He was elected to the Richmond District School Board (1991) and was serving his second, three year term. He was an avid winemaker, golfer, family historian, painter, sailor and gardener. Surviving are his wife, Leola Marie (Marchand) Samson; daughters, Bernice (Mrs. Vernon Boudreau), Cecile (Mrs. Frederick Hyland), Louise (Mrs. Blair Gotell), Yvonne (Mrs. Gilles Boudreau), all of Arichat; Elise (Mrs. David Boudreau), Lower Sackville; Therese (Mrs. Valma Boudreau), Truro; sons, Blain and wife Michelle (Boudreau), Petit de Grat; Gerard and wife Arlene (Bowen), Rocky Bay; 24 grandchildren. He is also survived by sisters, Isabelle (Mrs. Gerard Theriault), Halifax; Elizabeth (Mrs. Joseph Marchand), Pondville; brothers, George, Lubin, Petit de Grat; Dr. Herman Samson, Louisiana; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Leola in infancy; brothers, Louis (Petit de Grat), John Cletus (Burnaby, B.C.) and nephews. Loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather, he was an inspiration to us all. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and 11:30-1:30 p.m.
Friday in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday from Our Lady of Assumption Roman Catholic Church, Arichat, Rev. Hugh D. MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in parish cemetery. Donations to the veterans'
wing of St. Anne's Centre. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 150, are asked to meet at the funeral home in Arichat at 1 p.m. on Friday to attend the funeral of the their late comrad, Wilfred A.C. Samson.

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Published: 12/05/96
Category: News
Page: D9

Keywords: Obituary-Samson
SAMSON (BOUDREAU), MARY ALMA
SAMSON (Boudreau), Mary Alma - 66, Burlington, Ont., died December 2, 1996. Born in Lttle Anse, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Walter F. and Eugenie (Samson) Boudreau. Surviving are her husband, Joe; daughters, Linda
(Mrs. Jeff Francis), Bernice (Mrs. Dave Syminskey), Burlington; sisters, Maude (Mrs. Joseph Bourque), Merigomish, Pictou Co.; May (Mrs. Joe Samson), Little Anse; Anna (Mrs. Arthur Deveau), Halifax; Hilda (Mrs. Arthur Landry), North
Sydney; Merina (Mrs. Hellier Marchand), Louisdale, Richmond Co.; stepbrothers, Joe, West Arichat, Richmond Co.; Hellier (Elias), Halifax. She was predeceased by sisters, Blanche, one in infancy; stepbrother, Amedee. Burial will be held
in Burlington.

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Published: 12/13/96
Category: News
Page: C15

Keywords: Obituary-Sampson
SAMPSON, FREDERICK MICHAEL
SAMPSON, Frederick Michael - 84, Timberlea, died December 11, 1996, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site. Born in Louisdale, he was a son of the late Michael and Sabin Rose (Samson) Sampson. He was a retired carpenter having worked with the Halifax County School Board. He was a caretaker at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Timberlea, for many years and was an avid fiddle player. Surviving are his wife, the former Cecilia Aucoin; sons, Larry, Lakeside; David, Timberlea; daughters, Anita Keefe, Loretta (Mrs. John MacMillan), Donna (Mrs. Norman MacGraw), Timberlea; Linda, Hubbards; brothers, Francis, Petit de Grat; Helaire, Louisdale; Thomas, Oromocto, N.B.; Joseph, Burlington, Ont.; Felix, Apsley, Ont.; sisters, Theresa (Mrs. Francis Boudreau), Antigonish; Sabin Rose, (Mrs. Simon Landry), Petit de Grat; Mary (Mrs. Leo Sampson), Toronto, Ont.; half-brother, Joe, Louisdale; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Walter, Michael, Arthur, one in infancy; sisters, Roseanna, one in infancy; half-brothers, John, Wilfred, Albert; half-sister, Mary LeBlanc. Cremation has taken place. Memo- rial service 10 a.m. Saturday in Sacred Heart Roman
Catholic Church, Rev. Duncan McMaster officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral Home.


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Sampson, Lawrence Charles
Published: 12/07/93
Page: C13
Sampson, Lawrence Charles-77, Holly Drive, Halifax, died December 6, 1993 in the Halifax Infirmary. Born in River
Bourgeois, he was a son of he late David and Mary Agnes (Sampson) Sampson. He was a former member of the merchant Navy. He was a retired carpenter. He is survived by his wife the former Linda Preshong; foster son, Albert Pottie, Halifax; two
stepsons, Rev. Ronald Pete, Scarborough, Ont.; Raymond Pete,  Harrietsfield; three brothers, Edward, Peter, both of River
Bourgeois; Leo, Dartmouth; Three sisters, Dorothy, Mrs. Muriel  MacDonald, Mrs. Edith Burke, all of River Bourgeois. He Was predeceased by four brothers, Alfred, James, Murdock, John;  sister Mary Agnes. Cremation has taken place under the direction  of J. Albert Walker funeral Home, Halifax. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Michael's roman Catholic Church, Rev. Eric Theriault officiating. Burial will be in Gate  of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.

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Published: 09/20/94
Category: News
Page: C15

SAMSON, JOSEPH WILLIAM
SAMSON, Joseph William - 87, Little Anse, Richmond County, died September 18, 1994, in St. Anne Centre, Arichat. Born in Little Anse, he was a son of the late Jimmy and Melvina (Boudreau) Samson. He was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Petit de Grat and Little Anse Social Action Club. He was an employee of Booth Fisheries for many years. He is survived by six daughters, Doris (Mrs. Alexander Samson), Joan (Mrs. Rudolph Landry), Rosaline Samson, all of Little Anse; Antoinette (Mrs. Louis Samson), Samsons Cove; Tillie (Mrs. Colin Landry), Petit de Grat; Suzanne (Mrs. Venard Samson), D'Escousse; four sons, Robert, Cletus, both of Delta, B.C.; Elmer, Toronto;Vernon, Petit de Grat; sister, Mrs. Delina Cormier, Grand Etang; 41
grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Zana Langlois; two daughters, Annette, Suzanne in infancy; brother, Peter; three sisters, Alma, Clara, Sarah Jane; a grandson in infancy; granddaughter, Peggy Anne; a great-granddaughter in infancy. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Church, Petit de Grat, Rev. Allan MacMillan officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit de Grat. Donations may be made to St. Anne Centre or St. Joseph's Cemetery fund.

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Published: 09/09/94
Category: News
Page: B16

SAMSON, ARTHUR
SAMSON, Arthur - 81, Louisdale, died September 7, 1994, in Breton Bay Nursing Home, Sydney. Born in Louisdale, he was a son of the late Felix and Melina (Landry) Samson. He was a member of St. Louis Church. He is survived by four daughters, Jean (Mrs. Rudolph Landry), Lorraine (Mrs. Edward Marchand), Carol-Ann Samson, Cecilia (Mrs. Robert Stone), all of Louisdale, two sons, Arthur, Felix, both of Louisdale; three sisters, Mary Taylor, Virginia Richardson, Caroline Sampson; three brothers, Ernest, Helaire, Johnny; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Anntoinette; three brothers, Felix, Joseph, Helaire; four sisters, Jane, Beatrice, Melaine, Eliza. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m.
today in the Glen Sampson Room, Louisdale. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday in St. Louis Church, Rev. Syd Mifflen officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery. Doantions may be made to Louisdale Community Home. Arrangements are under the direction of C.J. Mancini Funeral Home, St. Peter's.

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Published: 07/25/94
Category: News
Page: C18
SCANLAN, JAMES LEWIS

SCANLAN, James Lewis - 63, Halifax, died July 22, 1994, in Victoria General Hospital. Born in Whiteside, Richmond County, he was a son of the late John P. and Annie V. (McPhee) Scanlan. He was employed for 17 years with the
Department of National Defense as a lieutenant in the fire department, retiring in 1974. At the time of his death, he was owner/operator of Bluenose Plumbing and Heating Ltd. He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Almira Boudreau; two daughters, Marlene (Mrs. Paul Landry), Lisa and fiance Dennis Pollard; son, Earl, all of Dartmouth; four sisters, Eileen
Sampson, Louisdale; Donzella (Mrs. Teddy Sampson), Grand Anse; Mrs. Marcella Burne, Sackville; Ann Scanlan Ellis, Halifax; three brothers, John, Wilfred, both of Halifax; Paul, Winnipeg, Man.; four grandchildren, Sonya, Lia, Derek, Chad. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Pius X Church, Fairview, Rev. Basil Carew officiating. A committal service will be 9:30 a.m., August 13 in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Whiteside, Rev. Hughie D. MacDonald officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Canadian Diabetes Association or Animal Humane Society of Nova Scotia. Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Funeral Home, Arichat.

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Published: 08/12/94
Category: News
Page: D16

SAMSON, STACEY ELIZABETH
SAMSON, Stacey Elizabeth - 6, Bramalea, Ont., died August 9, 1994, in Peel Memorial Hospital, Brampton. Born in Brampton, Ont., she was a daughter of Rudolph and Brenda (Landry) Samson, Bramalea. She enjoyed gymnastics,
swimming and camping. She is survived by her twin brother, Scott; maternal grandmother, Betty Boucher, Petit De Grat; paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Samson, Samson's Cove. She was predeceased by her maternal grandfather, Rennie Landry; paternal grandfather, Emile Samson; godfather, Edward Samson. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday in St. Joseph's Church, Petit De Grat, Rev. Allan MacMillan officiating. Burial will follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit De Grat. Donations may be made to The Lung Association or IWK Foundation. Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home Ltd., Arichat.

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Published: 07/01/94
Category: News
Page: C16
SAMPSON, MARY MAUDE

SAMPSON, Mary Maude - 82, Parkdale, P.E.I., died June 27, 1994, in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Charlottetown. Born in Louisdale, Richmond County, she was a daughter of the late Emmanuel (Miller) and Laura (Landry) Marchand. Throughout her life she resided in Louisdale, St. Peter's, Amherst, Fort Erie, Ont. and Parkdale. Because of her talent for cooking, she worked as a cook and also kept borders in her home. She is survived by four sons, Lou, Marysville, Ont.; Gary, Parkdale, P.E.I.; Joe, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; Damien (Dan), Dundee, Richmond County; two daughters, Jane MacCormac, Dartmouth; Sheila (Mrs. Steve Stapleton), Sherwood, P.E.I.; sister, Margaret Boudreau, Louisdale; three brothers, Bert, Louie, both of Sydney; Gerald, West Arichat; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; an aunt, Tina Boudreau, Louisdale. She was predeceased by her husband, Louis Bernard; three sisters, Mary Boudreau, Jennie Richard, Emma Boudreau; three
brothers, Joseph, Adelard, Elias. The body has been donated to The Dalhousie School of Medicine. A memorial service will be 4 p.m. July 9 in St. Louis Roman Catholic Church, Louisdale, Rev. Syd Mifflen and Rev. Gregory Sampson officiating. A reception will follow in the Lions Den, Louisdale.

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Published: 01/06/97
Category: News
Page: B8


SAMSON, MARY ELIZABETH
SAMSON, Mary Elizabeth - 82, Sampsons Cove, Richmond Co., died January 5, 1997, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born at Sampsons Cove, she was a daughter of the late Willie and Alvina (Samson) Martell. She was a member of St. Joseph's CWL for the past 41 years. Surviving are daughters, Edna (Mrs. Thomas Marchand), Cecile (Mrs. Brian Bowen), Sampsons Cove; Pauline (Mrs. Rudolph Landry), Louisdale; Priscilla (Mrs. Reid MacDonald), Janvrin Island; sons, Willard, Sampsons Cove; Lenus, Rudolph, Petit-de-grat; Peter, Toronto, Ont.; Blair, Lower Sackville; sisters, Mrs. Agnes Samson, Sampsons Cove; Mary Mae (Mrs. Lawrence Samson), Little Anse; 30 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Emile; sons, Edward, Alzear; brothers, Nicholas, Joseph; grandchildren, Nadine, Joy, Stacey.
Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Tuesday at the family residence in Sampsons Cove. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan MacMullin officiating. Burial in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


Friday April 5,1929

NATIVE OF ARICHAT PASSES IN BOSTON

HENRY SAMPSON,aged 68,a native of Arichat,died in the Psychopathic hospital,Boston,last Friday night after being taken there from Gloucester for observation.He was a son of the late John and Mary Sampson,of Arichat and was unmarried.For a number of years he sailed to the Banks in Boston and Gloucester vessels.At the outbreak of the Spanish-American War he enlisted and served in the United States navy.Two brothers and one sister survive,Fred Sampson,of Gloucester;John,of Boston,and Mary Foreson.of Arichat.
Source:Halifax Herald pg.7 Friday,5 April 1929



11 July 1972
LEO J. SAMPSON

Leo James Sampson,18,of 40 Lahey Road, Dartmouth, died Tuesday as a result of a car accident. Born at River Bourgeois, he was a son of Edward and Jean(Brown)Sampson. Besides his parents he is survived by his wife, the former Marlene Harnell; two sons, James and Richard, both at home; three brothers, Bernard, Lawrencetown; David and Stephen, both of Cole Harbor; three sisters, Evelyn(Mrs. Paul Russell), Lawrencetown; Brenda and Margaret, both ofCole Harbor. The body is at the J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Funeral service will be held Friday at 2pm in St.Anthony's Church,Dartmouth. Burial will be in Mt. Hermon cemetery.


TUES.25 SEPT. 1979

James G. Sampson,79 of 3 Dogwood Ave..Westphal Trailer Court,Dartmouth, died Monday at home.Born in Louisdale,Cape Breton,he was the son of the late Lawrence and Elizabeth(Boudreau)Sampson.He retired from National Seafoods Ltd.in 1965.Surviving are his wife,the former Mary Ida Samson;three sons,Tommy and Tony,both of Goodwood;Leonard,Cape Breton;three daugthers,Melvice(Mrs.Wilfred Samson),Cape Breton;Theresa(Mrs.Carl Rogers),Halifax;Zelia(Mrs.Ernest Aucoin),Westphal;a brother
Josph,Cape Breton;three sisters;Belin(Mrs. Wilfred Marchand) and Meggie (Mrs. Wilfred Linden),both of Sydney;Rita(Mrs.Godfrey Marchand),Ont.; 17 grandchildren and three g-grandchildren.he was predeceased by two brothers and three sisters. The body is at J.Albert Walker and Sons Funeral Home,Dartmouth and will be transferred to St. Louis Parish,Louisdale for funeral Thursday.


Death date Feb. 25, 1981.

SYDNEY - Barnaby George Sampson, 86, of Sydney, formerly of Lower L'Ardoise, died Wednesday in St. Rita Hospital.  Born in Lower L'Ardoise, he was a son of the late George and Sarah Sampson. He resided in Lower L'Ardoise most of his life and lived in Sydney for number of years. He was a member of St. Mary's Church and Club 55. He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret Peters; two sons, Napoleon, Pondville, and Martin, Cheticamp; nine daughters, Laura (Mrs. Fred Pottie), Halifax; Kathleen (Mrs. Alonzo Pottie), Toronto; Rose (Mrs. Roy MacLean), Sydney River; Sarah (Mrs. Alvin Pyke), Annerine (Mrs. Jonathon Desveaux), Marie (Mrs. Albert Mombourquette), and Janet (Mrs. Allan Arsenault), all of Sydney; Mary (Mrs. David Campbell) and Doris (Mrs. Ralph Allen), both of South Bar; a brother, Ernest, Sydney; 41 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by five brothers, a daughter and two infant sons. The body is in T. W. Curry's Parkview Chapel.  Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Our Guardian Angel Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. Stanley MacDonald officiating.  Burial will be in the parish cemetery



Carmen H. Sampson
Haverhill - Carmen H Sampson, 69, of 21 Farrwood Drive, died Tuesday at Penacook Place. He was born in Watertown. During the Korean Conflict, he served in the Navy aboard the destroyer USS Hailey. Mr. Sampson was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Cambridge for 35 years until retiring in 1986. He was a member of VFW Post 2104 in North Andover, Elks Lodge 165 in Haverhill, Disabled American Veterans in Billerica and Knights of Columbus in Tewksbury. Mr Sampson bowled in the Senior Citizen and North Andover leagues. He leaves wife of 46 years Aline M. (Fontaine) Sampson; children Donna M, of Tyngsboro, Raymond of Cabot, Ariz., Carlene of Lowell, Joseph of Haverhill and Theresa of Bradford; brothers Joseph Bourque of San Jose, Calif., and Gerald and Peter Burke, and sisters Phyllis Burke, Agnes Casey and Hattie Sampson, all of Canada; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services were this morning at Dole, Childs, & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main St, Haverhill. Burial  will be in Linwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Merrimack Valley
Hospice, 360 Merrimack St., Bldg. 9, Lawrence, MA 01834-9924, or Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 710 W. 168th St., New York, NY 10032.

20 March 1992

SAMPSON,Edward Raymond-64,,3200 Connolly St.,  Halifax, died Sunday passed away 15 March,1992 in Camp Hill Medical Centre. .Born in Halifax,he was the son of the late Abraham and Julia Sampson.He was a retired employee of Dalhousie University.He was a
member of St.Catherine's Roman Catholic Church.He is survived be his wife,the former Theresa Theriault,a daughter,Donna,Winnipeg;a son,Raymond,at home;four brothers;seven sisters;He was predeceased by a brother in infancy.The body was cremated.Private burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery,Lower Sackville. A memorial mass will be 11am.
Sunday in St. Catherine's Church,Bayers Road.


SAMPSON,Charles D.-88,Richmond Villa,St.Peter's,died October 29,1993,in the Villa.Born in River Bourgeous,richmond Co.,he was the son of the late Daniel and Phyllis(Thibeau)Sampson.He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.He is survived by several nieces and nephews.He was predeceased by two sisters and one in ifancy.Visitation will be 2-4,7-9p.m.today in River Bourgeois Funeral Home.Funeral will be at 10a.m.Tuesday in St.John the Baptist church,River Bourgeois. Rev.Bernie MacDonalr officiating.Burial will be in parish cemetery under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home,St.Peter's. Donations may be made to any charity.


SAMPSON, Mary Alice 77, Uxbridge, Mass., died April 12, 1995, at home. Born in L'Ardoise, she was a daughter of the late James Patrick and Judith (Taylor) Birrette. Surviving are her husband, John A.; sons, Frances BirretteTaylor, Joseph Taylor, John A. Taylor, Massachusetts; daughters, Mary Boulanger, California; Sylvia Parsons, Sydney; Gwendolyn TaylorNewhall, Michigan; brothers, Daniel, William; sisters, Lena Peters, Florence Parry, Annabelle Sampson, L'Ardoise; 16 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 19
greatgrandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Gregory; daughter, Helen. Memorial service 10 a.m. April 19, in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise. Donations to Good Shepherd Church, 151 Linwood Ave., Linwood, MA 01525 or St.
Jude Hospital, P.O. Box 1818 Memphis, TN 38101.


SAMPSON, SARAH HILDA... 03/09/96
The ChronicleHerald/The MailStar
Published: 03/09/96
Category: News
Page: D23

Keywords: Obituary Sampson

SAMPSON, SARAH HILDA

Byline:

SAMPSON, Sarah Hilda 94, Lower L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., died March 8, 1996,in Richmond Villa, St. Peter's. Born in Lower L'Ardoise, she was a daughter of the late John T. and Mary (Landry) (Taylor) Sampson. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are adopted daughters, Eileen (Mrs. James H. Burke), Halifax; Rose (Mrs. Gary Peterson), L'Ardoise;
adopted son, Harry (Alex) Sampson, Lower L'Ardoise; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Martin D.; brothers, Edward, John; sister, Judith Berrette. Visitation 24, 79 p.m. today in L'Ardosie Parish Funeral Parlor. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Dr. W.B. Kingston Memorial Clinic, L'Ardoise. Arrangements under direction
of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.


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Published: 06/14/96
Category: News
Page: D16

Keywords: Obituary-Samson
SAMSON, MARY ARTHEMISE
Byline:
SAMSON, Mary Arthemise - 85, Hammonds Plains, formerly of Little Anse, Richmond Co., died June 12, 1996, in the Halifax Infirmary. Born in Little Anse, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary Louise (Landry) Boudreau. Surviving are her husband, Joseph Clarence; daughters, Helen (Mrs. Gary Davidson), Hammonds Plains; Muriel (Mrs. Vernie Boudreau), Little Anse; Mrs. Mary Samson, Arichat; brothers, Willie, Little Anse; Bernard, Arichat; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by son, Anthony; sisters, Margaret, Dora, Catherine; brothers, Arthur, Narcisse,
Berthman, Leonard, Leonard, Michael, Michael. Visitation 12:30-2:30 p.m. today in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral 3 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan MacMullan officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat.



March 19, 1997; page A 22

SAMPSON, Charles Sr. - 91 75 Oxford St., Sydney, died March 17, 1997, at home of his son in Selma, Hants Co. Born in L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Patrick and Marie (Mombourquette) Sampson. Surviving are his wife, the former Mae MacKillop; sons, Melvyn, Wayne, Sydney; Charles, Selma; daughters, Caroline (Mrs. Wallace Martell), East Bay; sister, Josie, New Jersey; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, George, Joseph, Wilfred, John Dan, James; sisters, Julia, Margaret. Etc.


March 31, 1997, Page D15

SAMPSON, Marie Eugenie (Jennie) - 80, Louisdale, died in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish, on Sunday March 30, 1997. Born in Louisdale, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Madeline (Samson) Marhand. She was a member of St. Louis Parish and St. Louis CWL. She was a full-time homemaker, who devoted her life to her husband and children. She will be sadly missed by all. She is survived by her son, Bobby and wife Bebbie; daughters, Bertha-Mae Jeffrey and husband Danny, Diana Marchand ard husband Benny. Eileen Samson and husband Leopold, with whom she was residing, all of Louisdala; 11 grandchil-
dren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, thomas and Godfrey, Louisdale; Eugene, Melrose, Mass. She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred; sister, Leda goyetche, Mary Landry, Eva Doucette; brothers, wilfred, Charles, John, Arthur. The late Mrs Sampson will be resting in the Glen Sampson Room, Louisdale, with visitig hours 7-9 p.ni. to- day, etc. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Louis Parish, Rev. Syd Mifflen officiating. Etc.


April 25, 1997, page D16

Margaret Sampson dies at 107

SAMPSON, Margaret Adele - 107, St. Peter's, Richcnond Co., formerly of L'Ardoise, died April 24, 1997, in Richmond Vitla, St. Petar's. Born in L,Ardoise, she was a daughter o£ the late Jeremie and Mary Melinda (Martell) Mombourduette. She was the oldest citizen in Richmond County and was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are daughter, Helena (Mrs. Fabian Briand), Toronto; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grand-children; five great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Alex; son, Leonard; sisters, Annie, Eva, Helena, Mabel; brothers, Murdock, George. Visitation 6-9 p.m. today, 2-4 6-9 p.m.
Saturday, 12:30-1:30 pm. Sunday, all in L'Ardoise Community, Funeral Home. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday
in Holy Guardaar  Angel Church, L.'Ardoise. Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial to follow Mount Calvary Cemetery, L'Ardoise. Donations to W.B. Kingston Memorial Clinic. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Arichat.


July 03, 1997; page D10

SAMPSON, Joseph Simon - 94, Richmond Villa, St. Peter's, died July 2,1997, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Sampsonville, he was a son of the late Marcellin Venante and Adelaide Eliza  (Landry)  Sampson.  He was  the last surviving  member  of  his  immediate  family. Surviving are several nieces and nephew,s. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Carolina
Vollemans; sisters, Odille, Mary, Mattie, Susan. Lena, Sophie, Elizabeth; brothers, Deserie, John, George, Mabie. Visitation 2-9 p.m. today in Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday in St. Peter's Catholic Church, Rev. Francis Cameron officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.



August 01, 1997; Page D11

SAMSON, Sarah , Jane (Sally) - 90 Malden, Mass., formerly of Lower L'Ardoise, Richmond Co.; died July 30,1997, in Louise Carolyn Center, Saugus, Mas . She was adaughter of the late John H. and Sarah Jane (Maddox) Sampson. She moved to Malden in 1929. Surviving are daughter, Mary Berrette Lower L'Ardoise; son, Joseph, Malden; sister, Clara Bond, Malden; eight grandchildren;
1l  great- grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Catherine, Margaret; Christina; brother, Leo; four siblings in infancy; grandson, John. Funeral Friday in Leo Norton Funeral Home, 287 Main   St., Malden. Burial in Forest Dale Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations to L'Ardoise Cancer Society or Nova Scotia Hemophilia Society



 

August 18, 1997; Page B08

SAMPSON, Robert Edmund - 81, Richmond Villa, St. Peter's; died August 16,1997, in the villa. Born in Dover, Guysborough Co., he was a son of the late William E. and Alice (Pottie) Sampson Surviving are daughters, Helen (Mrs. Whiley Sampson),  Sampsonville;  Alice  (Mrs.  Eve Roberge),  Rockdale; Florence  (Mrs.  Walter King), Rockdale; Mary Bezenar, New Glasgow; Cecilia (Mrs:  Carl Carter), Sampsonville; Margarie  (Mrs.  Norman  Gardner),  Ontario;  Betty O'Brien, L'Ardoise; Diane (Mrs. David McLeod), Sackville; Debbie (Mrs. Troy Richards), British Columbia; sons, Almond (Theresa), Rockdale; Bobby, Arichat; Carl (Cathy), Dartmouth; Rob
(Julie), Sackville; John, New Brunswick; sisters, Sister Helen Sampson, Ontario; Mary Briand, Halifax; Margaret (Mrs. Henry Landry), Rockdale; Irene (Mr s. Harry Leslie), Chezzetcook; Ruby, Halifax; brothers, William (Bucky), Rockdale;  Clarence,  Halifax;  Freddie,  Rockdale; Douglas, Antigonish. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Bertha May Hartling; brother, Almond. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held Saturday, August 23, at 10 a.m. in Holy Guardian Angels .Church; L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery, L'Ardoise. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Kidney Fouda-
tion of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch, or The Arthritis Society. Arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.


August 25, 1997, Page B19

SAMSON, Wilfred Bernard - 80, Little Anse, Richmond Co., died August 23, 1997, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born atSampsons Cove, Richmond Co , he was a son of the late Leo and Mina (Landry) Samson Surviving are his wife, the former Loretta Boudreau; daughters, Lorna (Mrs. Wilbert Landry), Little Anse; Dora (Mrs. Vernie Boudreau), Arichat; sons, Robbie, Venard, Petit-de-Grat; Kenneth, Little Anse; sister, Genieve (Mrs. Levi Harris), Petit-de-Grat; brother, Martin, Sampsons Cove; six grandchildren. He was predeceased by sister, Mary; brother, Joe; two granddaughters. Visitation 2-10 p.m. today at the family residence, Little Anse. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph's Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan  MacMullin officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


August 28, 1997; Page C03

SAMSON, Florence Louise - 87, Arichat, Richmond Co., died August 26, 1997, in St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Born in Petit-de-Grat, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late James and Hughena (Bonin) LeBlanc. She was a 25-year member of Petit~de- Grat CWL and member of Little Anse Social Action Centre. Surviving are daughters, Theodora (Mrs. Melvin Samson), Leta (Mrs. Willard Boudreau), Palmire (Mrs. John Martell), Little Anse; Leomie (Mrs. Dennis Samson), Petit-de- Grat;  son,  Ovide,. Mississauga,  Ont.;  sisters, Angeline Boudreau, Petit-de·Grat; Loretta Walsh, Summerville, the United States; Alma Martell,
Pondville; brothers, Napolean, Abel, Petit-de- Grat; 23 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Henry; son, Medard; brothers, Jerry, Bertie; grandson, Roy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral 10 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph's Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan MacMillan officiating. Burial to follow in Star of
the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre or Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.


Sept. 18, 1997; Page A16

SAMSON, Florence Louise - 87, Arichat, Richmond Co., died August 26, 1997, in St. Anne Community and Nursmg Care Centre, Arichat. Born in Petit-de-Grat, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late James and Hughena (Bonin) LeBlanc. She was a 25-year member of Petit~de-Grat CWL and member of Little Anse Social Action Centre. Surviving are daughters, Th odora (Mrs. Melvin Samson), Leta (Mrs. Willard Boudreau), Palmire (Mrs. John Martell), Little Anse; Leomie (Mrs. Dennis Samson), Petit-de- Grat;  son,  Ovide,. Mississauga,  Ont.;  sisters, Angeline Boudreau, Petit-de·Grat; Loretta Walsh, Summerville, the United States; Alma Martell,
Pondville; brothers, Napolean, Abel, Petit-de- Grat; 23 grandchildren; IS great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Henry; son, Medard; brothers, Jerry, Bertie; grandson, Rey. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral 10 a.m. Frida m St. Joseph's Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. A n MacMillan officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre or Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.


Sept 23, 1997; page A26

SHORT, Mary Bridget
SHORT, Mary Bridget - 76, Poulamond, died September 21, 1997, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, after a courageous battle with cancer.Born in Harbour Breton, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Phoebe (Ashford) Skinner. Surviving are daughters, Bernice (Mrs. Alfred Fougere), Poulamond; Mary (Mrs. Walter Marsden), Louisbourg; Margo (Mrs. Raymond Jeffrey), Louisdale; Gloria MacNeil (John Ryan), Port Hawkesbury; Audrey (Mrs. Keith Kinslow), Grandique Road; sons, Gordon (Vivian), Arichat; Thomas (Yvonne), Louisdale; Sidney (Donna),  Martinique; Harvey (Darlene), Sampsons Cove; Earle (Lee Anne), Rocky Bay; Marvin, Tennessee; companion, Robert (Bob) Nichol, Poirierville;   sister, Winnie Mullins, Newfoundland; brother, Harvey Skinne  Poulamond; 30 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. She was  predeceased by her husband, Thomas; daughter, Sandra; sons, Albert and  Byron; brothers, Gordon, Jacob, William; great-granddaughter, Shelby  Amber. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and 9:30-10:30 a.m.   Wednesday in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral service will  be 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. John's Anglican Church, Arichat, Rev. Peter  MacRae officiating. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Memorial  donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or Strait Richmond Hospital palliative care unit.


October 14, 1997 Page B16

SAMSON, Joseph Hurbet
SAMSON, Joseph Hurbert - 48, Little Anse, died October 12, 1997, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Little Anse, he was a son of   Marie E. (Boudreau) Samson, Little Anse, and the late Joseph R.  Samson. He was a member of the Social Action Club, Little Anse, and St. Joseph's Society, Petit-de-Grat. Surviving are his former wife, Faye  Marchand; fiance, Clare Rideout; daughter, Phoebe Samson,  Bridgewater; son, Wayne, Saskatoon, Sask.; sister, Rosemarie Marte  Bridgewater; brothers, Valma, Arichat; Phillip, Little Anse; Terry,  Boudreauville; a grandchild. Visitation 2-10 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday in IML Funeral Services, Petit-de-Grat. Funeral 2 p.m Wednesday in St. Joseph's Church, Rev. Alan MacMillan officiating. Burial in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to any charity


Nov. 03, 1997 page B16

SAMSON, Mary Margaret
SAMSON, Mary Margaret - 83, Petit-de-Grat, died November 1, 1997, in St. Ann's Nursing Home, Arichat. Born in Petit-de-Grat, she was a daughter  of the late Albert and Minnie (Samson) Landry. Surviving are her former  husband, Arthur Samson, St. Ann's Nursing Home; longtime companion,  John Boudreau, Richmond Villa, St. Peter's; daughter, Jaqueline (Mrs.   Alfred Martell); son, Venard Samson, both of Alderney Point; sister  Jeanette Boudreau, Alderney Point; brother, Leonard Landry, Petit-de-Grat;  six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two sisters and a brother. Funeral was held November 3 in St. Joseph's Parish Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allen McMillan officiated. Burial followed in   Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations to St. Ann's Nursing   Home or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Services  Petit-de-Grat.


January 14, 1998; page C15

SAMPSON, Elizabeth (Betty)
SAMPSON, Elizabeth (Betty) - 65, L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., died January  12, 1998, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in L'Ardoise, she was a  daughter of the late William and Mary (Sampson) Lightizer. Surviving are  her husband, Richard B.; son, Richard (Richie); daughters, Raymonde (Mrs.  Vernon Burke), Jane Ann, AndrÄe (Mrs. Brian Sampson), all of L'Ardoise;  grandchildren, Jennifer, Scott, David, Kaitlynn, Jamison; sisters, Marina  (Mrs. Bud Inglis), Halifax; Florence (Mrs. Paul Marcoux), Quebec; D   Harris, Boston, Mass.; brothers, Edward, L'Ardoise; Arthur and wife  Margaret, Lower Sackville; Con and wife Jenine, Dartmouth; several nieces  and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Mildred (Mrs. Morton  Mombourquette); brother, George. Betty was a devoted community minded  individual serving as fund raising chairperson for the Canadian Cancer  Society, Unit 53, L'Ardoise; vice-president of the ladies auxiliary of L'Ardoise Volunteer Fire Department, and worked at numerous parish related functions. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her because she touched each and everyone in her own special way. A mother to many and  special friend to all. Visitation will be 10 a.m.-9 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-1:  p.m. Thursday in Holy Guardian Angels Funeral Home, L'Ardoise. Funerl  will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Holy Guardian Angels Church, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial at a later date. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, Unit 53, L'Ardoise. Arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's



 

February 05, 1998;   page D10

SAMSON, Lloyd Phillip - 48, died Tuesday, February 3, 1998, in the QEII Health Science Centre, VG Site, Halifax. Born in Petit-de-Grat, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Hyacinth and Jeanette (Arsenault) Samson. He graduated from IMDH in Arichat. He was a very active member of the Halifax Cerebral Palsy Association, serving as treasurer for six years and, until the time of his death, serving on the public relations and fundraising committees. He volunteered his time and effort to Access-A-Bus and Access-A-Taxi advisory committees. He was also on the board of directors for DIAL (Disabled Individuals Alliance) and the Halifax Taxi Commission. Prior to moving to Halifax, he was involved with the Cerebral Palsy Association of Cape Breton and worked as a bookkeeper for LIP Grant for five years. Lloyd was a special, loving brother and will be sadly missed by his brother, Patrick; sisters, Mrs. Anita Boudreau, Berthilda (Mrs. Nicholas Boudreau), Muriel (Mrs. Abraham Berthier), all of Petit-de-Grat. He was predeceased by his mother and father; brothers, Adam, Alexander and Noel, both in infancy; sisters, Corrine Taylor, Doris and Vivian, both in infancy; brothers-in-law, Roy Boudreau, Fred Taylor; sister-in-law, Elaine Samson. Visitation 2-9 p.m. today, February 5, and 1-2:30 p.m. Friday, February 6, in IML Funeral Home, Petit-de-Grat. Funeral mass will be held 3 p.m. Friday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Hughie D. MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in the spring in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Memorial donations may be made to the, Halifax Cerebral Palsy Association.



 

February 13, 1998, page A12

SAMSON, Lloyd Phillip - Passed away Tuesday, February 3, 1998, at the age of 48. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 14, to commemorate Lloyd for the many lives he had inspired through his sense of humor, caring and sharing. The service will take place in Halifax at the Bloomfield School's multi-purpose room (new building) beginning at 1:30 p.m. and ending at 4 p.m., Rev. David Boston officiating. Funeral mass was held Friday, February 6, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat. Spring burial will be in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat.


April 22, 1998;   page A16

SAMSON, Margaret O. - 60, died April 19, 1998, in Petit-de-Grat. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Charles J. and Helene (Desveaux) Gallant. She was a retired teacher, church choir member, president of the Arichat New Horizons Club and secretary of the Richmond County Council f Seniors. Surviving are daughters, Jeanine, Antigonish; Anette, Toronto; sons, Raymond, Bridgewater; Alfred, Halifax; sisters, Sister Rose, Pauline, Celeste, Claudette, Anette; brothers, Bernard, Thomas, Vincent, Alvin, Andrew. She was predeceased by her husband, Odillon. Visitation 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. today in IML Funeral Home, Petit-de-Grat.
Funeral 2 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan McMillan officiating. Cremation and burial at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations to St. Ann's Centre or any charity.


May 02, 1998; page C07

SAMPSON, Ashley Albert - 20, Louisdale, Richmond Co., died April 30, 1998, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Antigonish, he was a son of Albert and Brenda (Sampson) Sampson. He graduated from Isle Madame District High in 1996. He then completed a welding course from the Nautical Institute and went to work in Saskatoon, Sask. Surviving are brothers, Trevor, Justin, at home; maternal grandparents, Vincent and Dorothy Sampson; paternal grandmother, Annie Sampson, all of Louisdale. Hewas predeceased by paternal grandfather, Joseph Sampson. Visitation 10 a.m.-12 noon today in Glen Sampson Memorial Room, Louisdale.
Funeral 2 p.m. today in St. Louis Roman Catholic Church, Louisdale, Rev. Syd Mifflen officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Our Lady of the Rosary Park or St. Louis Parish Cemetery fund. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


May 04, 1998

SAMPSON, Beatrice Hilda (Beatie) - 72, 611 Grand Lake Rd., Sydney, died May 1, 1998, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in St. Peter's, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Elizabeth (Landry) MacDonald. She was a member of St. Augustine Parish, and the CWL at Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mira Road. Surviving are daughters, Linda (Mrs. Robert Cameron), Inverness; Leona (Mrs. Lloyd Hussey), Mira Road; Goldie Forrest, Toronto; sons, Joe, Glace Bay; Al, Leonard, Grand Lake Road; 12 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; sisters, Evelyn and Muriel LeBlanc, Annabelle Williams, Sydney; brothers, Clarence, St. Peter's; John, Glace Bay.
She was predeceased by her husband, Reginald; son, Robert in infancy; sisters, Mae Bowser, one in infancy; brothers, Keith. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday in St. Augustine Church, Grand Lake Road, Rev. James Attwood officiating. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.


May 17, 1998

SAMPSON, Francis Henry - 72, Port Hawkesbury, passed away Friday, May 15, 1998, surrounded by his wife and family. Born in 1925, in Samsons Cove, he was a son of the late Henry Sylvester and Marie Eva (Samson) Samson, also of Samsons Cove. In his earlier years, he traveled all over the world with the Foundation Josephine Salvage Tug. He also worked on the draggers out of Petit-de-Grat. Upon his moving to Port Hawkesbury, he owned and operated the Harbourview Lounge and the Schooner Restaurant. He later managed the KFC on Reeves Stree  for 18 years. In his retirement, he was actively involved in the Knights of Columbus where he held a 4th degree and   was chairman of council activities. He was also a loyal and long serving member of St. Joseph's Parish Council, the choir and served as a Eucharistic minister. He was a campaign fund-raiser and volunteer fund-raiser for the Canadian Cancer Society. He was a member of Evergreen Club, Cape Breton Tourist Association and Port Hawkesbury Quilting Club. He had a lifetime love for gardening, sewing, cards, quilting and knitting, which he shared with all of his loved ones. He also received several beautification awards for the love and pride he took in his home and property. He is survived by his loving wife, the former Clara Whitty; sons, Wayne and wife Toots, Port Hawkesbury; Darrell and wife JoAnn, Halifax; Sheldon and wife Catherine Jane, Little Narrows; daughters, Donna (Mrs. John Brokken), Halifax; JoAnne (Mrs. Paul MacDonald), St. Louis, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by brother, Arthur and wife Viola, Samsons Cove; sisters, Alvina Samson, Little Anse; Lorraine Dill, Lower Sackville; Lorretta (Mrs. Bill Shea), Mount Uniacke; Lisa Samson, Little Anse; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by stepmother, Florence (Goyetche) Samson; brothers, Wilfred and Anthony, Samsons Cove; daughter, Margaret Francis (Peggy) Reynolds, Port  Hawkesbury. Visitation will be held today from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in W.J. Whitty Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be held today at 2 p.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Port Hawkesbury, Rev. Bill Burke officiating. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or St. Joseph's Development Fund.


June 01, 1998;   page C06

SAMSON, Mary Agnes - 74, Sampsons Cove, Richmond Co., died May 31, 1998, at home. Born in Sampsons Cove, she was a daughter of the late William and Alvina (Samson) Martell. She was a homemaker and a caring and loving mother and grandmother. She is survived by daughters, Mary Ann (Mrs. Gary LeBlanc), Poirierville; Diane (Mrs. Bill Bungay), Sampsons Cove; Viola (Mrs. John Boudreau), Petit-de-Grat; Lorraine (Mrs. Cecil Boudreau), Boudreauville; Rena (Mrs. George Forgeron), West Arichat; Brenda (Mrs. Brad Kehtler), Abbottsford, B.C.; Sheila (Mrs. John Pitts), Grandique Road; sons, John and wife Yvonne, Port Royal; Colin Jr. and wife Carmella, Poirierville; Allan and wife Terri, Sampsons Cove; sister, Mary May (Mrs. Lawrence Samson), Little Anse; grandchildren, Lynne, Eddie, Ricky, Jimmy, John Matthew, Michael, Michelle, Chris, Deanna, Barry, Paula, Holly, Kalsey, Kristina, Carson, Tanya, Todd, Jimmy; great-grandsons, Colin and Brandon. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Colin; sisters, Elizabeth, one in infancy; brothers, Nicholas, Joseph and eight in infancy; grandson, Cecil Jr. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-10 p.m. today, at the home of Mary Agnes, Sampsons Cove. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat,
Rev. Allan MacMullin officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit-de-Grat. Donations may be made to St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.



June 11, 1998;   page D11

SAMPSON, Annie Philomene - 96, lifelong resident of Halifax, died June 9, 1998, in Northwood Centre. Born in Rockdale, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Basil and Helen (Ranson) Lawrence. She was a resident of Northwood for 18 years. She was a member of the Children of Mary at St. Mary's Basilica. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are daughters, Theresa (Mrs. C.L. Pacaud), Lethbridge, Alta.; Geraldine (Mrs. Patrick Slaney), Beatrice (Mrs. Adrian Becigneul), Dartmouth; Catherine (Mrs. Jim Cavers), Courtenay, B.C.; sons, Frank, Mississauga, Ont.; Carl, Spryfield; 14 grandchildren; 17
great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Daniel; son, Gerald in infancy; sister, Catherine; 12 brothers. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Friday in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, Robie Street. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary's Basilica, Msgr. Martin Currie officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association.


June 15, page C10

SAMSON, Claire Rosaline - 52, Little Anse, Richmond Co., died June 12, 1998, at home. Born in Little Anse, she was a daughter of the late Joseph William and Mary Zenna (Langlois) Samson. She was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Petit-de-Grat, and the Little Anse Social Action Centre. She enjoyed bingo and walking. She is survived by sisters, Mrs. Tillie Landry, Petit-de-Grat; Joan (Mrs. Rudolph Landry), and Doris (Mrs. Alexander Samson), both of Little Anse; Susan (Mrs. Venard Samson), D'Escousse; Antoinette (Mrs. Louis Samson), Sampsons Cove; brothers, Robert (Bobby), British Columbia; Vernon (Magdalen), Petit-de-Grat; Cletus (Laura), British Columbia; Elmer (Doreen), Ontario; aunt, Mrs. Delina Cormier, Cheticamp; 41 nieces and nephews; 45 great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Mrs. Annette Boudreau and two in infancy; a niece and a nephew, brothers-in-law, Colin Landry and Theophile Boudreau. Visitation in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat, today from 1-2:30 p.m. Funeral to be held this afternoon at 3 p.m. in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Allan MacMillan officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre or St. Joseph's Church door fund


July 13, 1998;   page C06

SAMPSON, Catherine A. - 86, Richmond Villa, St. Peter's, died July 12, 1998, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Lower L'Ardoise, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret Ann (Murphy) McGrath. Surviving are daughters, Margaret (Mrs. Alvin Hill), Sackville, Halifax Co.; Lorraine, Yellowknife, N.W.T.; sons, Alfred, Sampsonville; Harry, L'Ardoise; sister, Agnes McNeil, Spryfield; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, William; four brothers; four sisters. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday, in L'Ardoise Parish Funeral Home. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in Holy Guardian Angel's Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations to Holy Guardian Angel's Parish or W.B. Kingston Clinic. Arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.



July 18, 1998; page C07

SMITH, Mary Alma - 44, Arichat, died July 16, 1998, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Laurie and Reta (Landry) Smith. Surviving are sisters, Gloria (Mrs. Bobby Samson), Pauline (Mrs. Peter McLellan); brothers, Walter, Paul, Laurie Jr., Michael, all of Halifax. Funeral 10 a.m. today in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Rev. AndrÄ Viens officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit de Grat. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Home, Petit de Grat.



July 27, 1998;   page B15

SAMSON, Cecilia M. - 82, Louisdale, Richmond Co., died Sunday, July 26, 1998, at home, in Louisdale. Born in Louisdale, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Sarah Jane (Sampson) Joyce. She will be deeply missed by her husband, Ernest; daughter, Beatrice and husband Thomas Samson, Louisdale; sons, Dave and wife Elaine, Andrew and wife Carol, Felix and wife Joan, Henry and wife Marlene, Louisdale; Ernie and wife Patsy, Toronto; sisters, Delta and husband Eddy Samson, Mrs Rita Felix, Louisdale; brothers, Henry, Arthur and wife Josephine, Robert and wife Loretta, Louisdale; Tommy, Sydney; grandchildren, Angela, Andre, Mitchell,
Gregory, Bradley, Dale, Lee Anne, Therese, Nadine, Paula,  Danielle  Jason  and  Christien; great grandchildren, Kadie, Allison, Emily, Meagan, Devin, Termain, Kendra, I,aurena and Kera. Visitation in the Glen Sampson Room, Louisdale, today 2-4, 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 12:30-1:30 p.m. Funeral will be Tuesday in St. Louis Parish Church at 2 p.m., Rev. Syd Mifflen officiating, assisted by Rev. John MacLeod. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care  or  to  St:  Louis  Rosary  Shrine  fund. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.


August 27, 1998;   page C10

SAMPSON, Francis Robert - 56, Halifax, died August 24, 1998, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Formerly of D'Escousse, Richmond Co., he was a son of Simon Sampson, Ontario, and the late Mildred MacIntosh. Surviving are son, Darren, Dartmouth; brother, Richard, Pondville, Richmond Co.; sisters, Violet, Sylvia, Bernadette, Ontario; many friends in Halifax. He was predeceased by brother, David. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home. Burial at a later date in D'Escousse. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia



Sept. 03, 1998; page C03

SAMPSON, Shirley Ann - 48, L'Ardoise, died August 30, 1998, at home. Born in L'Ardoise in 1950, she was a daughter of Beatrice Taylor and the Louis Taylor. Surviving are her husband, Cyril Sampson; stepson, Evan, at home; daughters, Terrie, Halifax; Shelley, Sydney; son, James, Sackville; brother, Louie, Spryfield. She was predeceased by her first husband, Morgan McLay. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 9, in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial to follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, L'Ardoise. Donations to L'Ardoise branch of the Canadian Cancer Society or IWK Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to Alex A . Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.



Sept. 22, 1998;   page B04.

SHAW, Ivan George - 87, Arichat, Richmond Co., died September 21, 1998, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Arichat, he was a son of the late Thomas and Ada (Parker) Shaw. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are daughters, Helen Pursey, Riverview, N.B.; June (Mrs. John Belliveau), Moncton; Ruth (Mrs. Thomas McKeown), MacIntyres Lake; Mary, Arichat; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Christina Joyce; daughters, Iris, Kathleen; sisters, Evelyn, Edna, Ruby; brothers, Reginald, Chester; grandson, Roy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. John's Anglican Church, Arichat, Rev. Peter MacRae officiating. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Donations to St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery fund or Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care.


Nov. 26, 1998; page D19

SAMPSON, Gilbert - 82, L'Ardoise, died November 25, 1998, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in L'Ardoise, he was a son of the late William Flavian and Mary Alice (Martell) Sampson. After working in Halifax during the Second World War, he returned to L'Ardoise where he operated a shoe repair store until his retirement. Surviving are brothers, Lorenzo and wife Sadie, L'Ardoise; Wilfred, Whitinsville, Mass.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Herbie in infancy, Raymond, Napoleon, Alphonso; sisters, Martha, Florence. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in L'Ardoise Funeral Parlour. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial to follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, L'Ardoise. Arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.


Nov. 30, 1998; page B14

SAMSON, Lorraine - 72, Petit-de-Grat, died November 28, 1998, at home, surrounded by her children. Born in Little Anse, she was a daughter of the late Jimmy and Clemence (Marchand) Samson. Always very proud of her Acadian heritage, she was actively involved in her community and took leadership roles in St. Joseph's CWL, le Mouvement Guides, le Festival Acadien, Charles Forest Co-op and New Horizons Senior Citizens Club, to name a few. Surviving are her daughters, Yvette (Leon) Samson; Odille (Edward) DeRoche, Petit-de-Grat; Yolande Samson, Halifax; Selene (Tony) DeRoche, Petit-de-Grat; Danette (Glen) Landry, Port Hawkesbury; sons, Real (Ruth), Concession; Yvon, Petit-de-Grat; Herman (Debbie), West Arichat; sisters, Claudia LeBlanc, Jeanne D'Arc Landry, Petit-de-Grat; Rita Landry, Arichat; brother, Norman, Truro; grandchildren, Raynelle, Noella, Melanie, Daniel, Chantal, Joel, Steven, Michael, Serge, Denise, Solange, Stephane, Rachelle, Sylvain. She was predeceased by her husband, Louis, daughter, Denise; brothers, Nazaire and Jean. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and 1-2 p.m. Tuesday in IML Funeral Parlour, Petit-de-Grat. Funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph's Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Maurice Riberdy officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Foundation Denise Samson. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Parlour, Petit-de-Grat.


Dec. 08, 1998; page B16

SAMSON, Alfred Raymond - Sampsons Cove, died December 4, 1998, in St. Anne's Centre, Arichat. He was a son of the late Stephen and Eugenie (Boudreau) Samson. He operated a grocery store for 25 years. He is survived by his wife, Viola Samson; daughter, Theresa (Mrs. Larry Burke), River Bourgeois; sons, Alfred (Cathy), Arichat; Wayne (Theresa), Antigonish; sisters, Bertha-Mae Martell, Rose Martell, Sampsons Cove; Loretta Clannon, Little Anse; brother, Theophile Sr., Petit-de-Grat. He will be sadly missed by grandchildren, Tyler (TJ), Kelsey and Colton Burke, as well as Steven and Justin Samson. He was predeceased by brothers, Willard, Baptiste, Louis and Sylvester; sisters, Jean Samson and Anita Martell. Funeral at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit-de-Grat, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating. Burial in Star of the Sea Cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association
or charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Services, Petit-de-Grat


Dec. 20, 1998

SAMPSON, Angus Jarvis - 73, Lower L'Ardoise, died December 18, 1998, at home. Born in Lower L'Ardoise, he was a son of the late Wilfred and Nataline (Peters) Sampson. He is survived by brothers, John, Massachusetts; Jule, Abraham, Ambrose, L'Ardoise; Louis, Grande Greve; sisters, Serena (Mrs. Walter Barrette), Del Morgan, Catherine (Mrs. Douglas Romans), Angie Matheson, Agnes (Mrs. Howard MacLean), Halifax; Carol (Mrs. Wesley Eager), Cleveland. He was predeceased by sister, Mrs. Irene Barrette (L'Ardoise); brother, Charles W. (Ottawa). Visitation 2-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday in L'Ardoise Parish Funeral Parlor. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peters.


Dec. 21, 1998; page C13

SAMPSON, Angus Jarvis - 73, Lower L'Ardoise, died December 18, 1998, at home. Born in Lower L'Ardoise, he was a son of the late Wilfred and Nataline (Peters) Sampson. He is survived by brothers, John, Massachusetts; Jule, Abraham, Ambrose, L'Ardoise; Louis, Grande Greve; sisters, Serena (Mrs. Walter Barrette), Del Morgan, Catherine (Mrs. Douglas Romans), Angie Matheson, Agnes (Mrs. Howard MacLean), Halifax; Carol (Mrs. Wesley Eager), Cleveland. He was predeceased by sister, Mrs. Irene Barrette (L'Ardoise); brother, Charles W. (Ottawa). Visitation 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today in L'Ardoise Parish Funeral Parlor. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's


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