Emile Touesnard - May 15, 1966 (according to Melvin Touesnard's FTM site)
Emile Touesnard of River Bourgeois, Cape Breton, died Sunday in Camp
Hill Hospital. He was 85. Born in France, he came to Nova Scotia many
years ago. He was a member of the Merchant Marine during World War I. He
is survived by seven sons, Allen, David, Joseph, Roderick, and Gerald,
all of River Bourgeois; Richard, Springhill and Ernest in Prince Edward
Island; three daughters, Mary Ellen (Mrs. Ben Poirier) and Regina (Mrs. Edgar
Thibeau), Hamilton, Ont., Catherine, at home; one sister in France; 47 grandchildren
great-grandchildren. The body will be transferred from the J. Albert Walker Funeral Home to River Bourgeois for funeral service at St. John the Baptist Church. Interment will be in River Bourgeois cemetery.
THERIAULT,Leon Edward-82,West Arichat,died 27 March,1995,in the Armview Extendicare.Born in West Arichat,he was the son of the late Leo and Victoria(Forgeron)Theriault.Surviving are daughters,Leona(Mrs.Donald MacDonald)Amherst;Linda(Mrs.Doug Jeffrey),Halifax;sister,Valarie Comeau, Arichat;four grandchildren.He was predeceased by his wife,the former Luella Hureau;brother,Conrad;grandson,Scott.Cremation has taken place under the direction of J.Albert Walker Funeral Home,Halifax.Funeral
2pm Saturday in Immaculate Conception Church,West Arichat,Rev.Keith Gerrior officiating.Burial in the church cemetery.No flowers by request. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
Dec. 29, 1997; page C09
TAYLOR, James - 89, West L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., died December 27, 1997, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in L'Ardoise, he was a son of the late Louis and Angelique (Berthier) Taylor. Surviving are sons, Gerard and Fred, both of L'Ardoise; grandchildren, Jacqueline, Michelle, Nancy, Jill and Chantelle; great-grandchildren, Jasmine, Jessica and Colby. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Alma Bona; brothers, Fred, William, Helaire; sisters, Mary Jane, Emma, Joan, Sophie; a brother and sister in infancy. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Funeral service today, December 29, at 11 a.m. in Holy Guardian Angels Church L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association Strait Richmond Hospital or L'Ardoise Funeral Home. Arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.
January 17, 1998; page C11
TOUESNARD, Roderick Arthur
TOUESNARD, Roderick Arthur - 82, River Bourgeois, Richmond Co., died January 15, 1998, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in River Bourgeois, he was a son of the late Emile and Mary (Sampson) Touesnard. He was a self- employed farmer. Surviving are his wife, the former Viola Sampson; sons, Emile, Halifax; Clifford, Ervin, Melvin, River Bourgeois; daughters, Genevieve (Mrs. Norman Warner), Yvonne (Mrs. George McNamara), River Bourgeois; 20 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Gerard, River Bourgeois; sisters, Catherine Touesnard, River Bourgeois; Regina Thibeau, Ontario. He was predeceased by brothers, Allan, David, Ernest, Richard, Joseph; sister, Mary Ellen; granddaughter, Mary Ellen McNamara. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in River Bourgeois Funeral Parlour. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday in St. John the Baptist Church, River Bourgeois, Rev. Raymond King officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.
Jan. 08, 1999; page C10
THIBEAU, John Robert (Jack) - 85, River Bourgeois, died January 7, 1999,
in Strait Richmond Hospital. Born in Thibeauville, he was a son of
the late Edward (Ned) and Mary Ann (Maddox) Thibeau. He was the last
surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are several nieces
and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Kate Boudreau, Maude Burke,
Melinda Gougen, Minnie Thibeau; brothers, Charlie, Tom, Matthew. Cremation
has taken place. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday in St. John the Baptist
Church, Rev. Sandy MacNeil officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.
Donations to Strait Richmond Hospital or The Lung Association. Arrangements
entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Services
TERFRY, Iris Ann - 52, Mount Uniacke, died February 1, 1999, in QEII Health
Sciences Centre.Born February 23, 1946, in Arichat, she was a daughter
of the late Howard and Jenny (Tavenor) Doyle. She was employed
by the Nova Scotia Department of Health. She was a member of St.Francis
Assisi Catholic Parish and a former secretary of the CWL of Mount
are her husband, Richard "Dick"; sons, Paul, D'Escousse; Richard, Halifax; daughters, Lori, Halifax; Amy, athome; brothers, Henry, D'Escousse; Bobby, Mount Uniacke; David, Poulamon; Mike, LowerSackville; sisters, Paula, Monica, Halifax; stepmother, Christine Doyle, D'Escousse; 18 nieces and nephews. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in J. Wilson Allen's Funeral Home, Summerville. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. John Vianney Church, Sackville, Rev. Owen Connolly officiating. Cremation to follow.Burial at a later date. Flowers welcome or donations to any charity.
March 25, 1999; page D14
THIBEAU, Joseph Edgar "Gussie" - 86, Boudreauville, died March 22, 1999,
at home. Born in Petit-de-Grat, he was a son of the late Narcisse and
Alvina (Boudreau) Thibeau. Surviving are his wife, Melinda; daughters,
Angela (Mrs. Lenus Samson), Anne Marie, both of Petit-de-Grat; sons, Anthony,
Ted, both of Petit-de-Grat; brother, Raymond, West Arichat; 14 grandchildren;
eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, Narcisse; daughters,
Delta; a daughter in infancy; brother, Bernard; sisters, Mary H., Clothilda.
Funeral 10 a.m. today in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Rev. Jean Baptiste
DeCoste and Rev. Maurice Riberdy officiating. Burial to follow in Star
of the Sea Cemetery. Donations to St. Anne's Nursing Centre or Strait
Richmond Palliative Care Unit. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral
August 17, 1999
THIBEAU, Mary Melinda - 79, Petit de Grat, Richmond Co., died August 16,
1999, in the Strait Richmond Hospital. Born in Cape Auguet, Richmond
Co., she was the daughter of the late Francis and Flora (Gaudet) DeCoste.
Surviving are daughters, Angella, Anne Marie, Petit de Grat; sons, Anthony,
Teddy, Petit de Grat; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. She
was predeceased by her husband, Edgar; son, Narcisse; daughter, Delta;
a daughter in infancy. Visitation 2-9 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday
in IML Funeral Home, 3450 Hwy 206, Petit de Grat. Funeral 3 p.m. Wednesday
in St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Petit de Grat,
Rev. Jean Baptist DeCoste officiating and Rev. Ivan Loignon assisting. Burial to follow in the Star of the Sea Cemetery. Donation to Ste. Anne's Nursing Care Centre or the cemetery fund.
June 18, 2000
THOMSON, Hugh MacDonald - 79, River Bourgeois, died in the Strait Richmond
Hospital, Evanston, June 16, 2000. Born in Halifax, he was a son of
the late Arthur and Marion Thomson. He was a veteran of the Second World
War. He was past president of the Halifax Motocycle Club. Surviving are
wife the former Kathleen Bourque; daughters, Nancy, Louise; son, Stephen;
sister, Margaret. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in River Bougeois Funeral
Parlour. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday in Saint John the Baptist Church, River
Bougeois, Rev. Sandy MacNeil officiating. Cremation to follow. Arrangements
under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's
THERIAULT, Armand Joseph - 74, Halifax, died July 29, 2000, in the QEII
Health Sciences Centre. Born in Arichat, Richmond Co., on August 4,
1925, he was a son of the late John and Ida (LeBlanc) Theriault. He
was a veteran of the Second World War having served in England, France,
Holland and Germany. Following his war service he was employed with Canada
Post and later with the Federal Department of Customs and Excise retiring
after 37 years. He was past president of the Custom and Excise Association.
He was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Fairview Branch 142,
serving two terms as president. Armand was an avid reader and outdoorsman,
enjoying fishing, hunting and gardening. He loved his boats and spent many
hours on Arichat Harbour, where he and Beattie spent their summers. Surviving
are his wife of 53 years, Beatrice (MacDonnell); brothers, Vincent and wife
Collette, Halifax; Paul Omer and wife Betty, Malignant Cove; George and
wife Pat, Arichat; sisters, Pauline (Mrs. Don Smith),
Halifax; Rose (Mrs. Clifford Chisholm), Halifax; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Nora, Adelaide; brothers, Adolph, Guy. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by request. Memorial mass will be 10 a.m. today, August 1, in St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, 165 Coronation Ave., Fairview. A reception will follow in the church hall. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the charity of donor's choice. Arrangements entrusted to J. A. Snow's Funeral Home
Aug. 02, 2000
TOUESNARD, Cecilia Elizabeth - 75, River Bourgeois, Richmond Co., passed
away peacefully in the presence of her loving family on Monday, July
31, 2000, in the Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in River Bourgeois
on November 20, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Charlotte
Ann (Pottie) Sampson. She was a 47 year member and also a founding member
of the River Bourgeois C.W. L. She lived a very happy and fulfilling life
raising her children. Her love of family and friends was evident in her
ever giving ways. She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Gerard
Michael; son, Adrian (Tena) Touesnard, River Bourgeois;
daughters, Vivian (Howard) Sampson, Mary Agnes (Robert) Sampson and Darlene (David) Sampson, all of Louisdale; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; only sister, Viola (Roderick) Touesnard, River Bourgeois. She was predeceased by a brother and sister in infancy and a granddaughter, Tara Lynne. Visitation will be held in River Bourgeois Funeral Home, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, August 3, in St. John the Baptist Church, River Bourgeois, Rev. Sandy MacNeil officiating. Burial to follow in St. John the Baptist Parish Cemetery, River Bourgeois. Donations may be made to the Tara Lynne Touesnard Bursary Fund or to the charity of choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat
July 11, 2000
THERRIO, Edith C. - 86, Halifax, died July 10, 2000, in St. Vincent's
Guest House. Born in Arichat, she was a daughter the late Constart and May
(Jamison) Therrio. She was a retired bookkeeper and secretary with the Provincial
Government Registry of Motor Vehicles. Visitation 5-9 p.m., today in Cruikshank's
Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., Halifax. Memorial service 9:30 a.m.,
Thursday in St. Vincent Chapel, Rev. Robert McDougall officiating. Burial
in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville
(Cape Breton Post newspaper)
ALMA THERESA TAYLOR - NOV. 25, 1983 Mrs. Alma Theresa Taylor, 60, West
L'Ardoise, died Friday November 25, at the Strait Richmond Hospital,
Evanston. Born in L'Ardoise she was a daughter of the late Thomas Bonin
and Sabin (Sampson) Bonin.
She is survived by her husband, James, Two sons, Gerard and Fred, five grandchildren, one sister, Hattie Sampson, St. Peter's.
The body is resting at the West L'Ardoise Funeral Parlour. The funeral took place this morning at Holy Guardian Angel Church with Rev. Basil Boudreau officiating. Interment took place in parish cemetery.
THIBEAU Vincent - 71, 42 St. Clare Ave., Stephenville, Nfld.., formerly
of McColl St., New Glasgow, died November 11, 2000, in the Sir Thomas
Roddick Hospital. Surviving are his wife, Martha; son, Kenneth, Stephenville;
daughter, Amanda Morgan, Ottawa; three grandchildren; brother, Leo Thibeau,
Kippens, Nfld.; large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased
by his parents, Andrew and Elizabeth; sister, Kay; brothers, Harry, Jim,
Francis. Funeral services took place on Tuesday, November 14, in St. Stephens
Catholic Church, Stephenville, with burial in the Hillside Interfaith
Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. (He was born on Isle Madame, father
Andrew Thibeau was born in Arichat, Richmond Co, NS, Canada and his mother
Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Boudreau was born in Petit-de-Grat, Richmond Co., NS,
Dec. 14, 2000
TOUESNARD, Charlotte Theresa - 85, River Bourgeois, Richmond Co., died
Tuesday, December 12, 2000, in the Melville Lodge, Halifax. Born in
River Bourgeois, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Josephine
(Beranger) Sampson. She was a homemaker and a member of St. John the
Baptist Parish, River Bourgeois. She was a life member of the CWL, and
a member of St. Michael's Parish, Spryfield. Surviving are daughters,
Loretta (Marian) Moldecki, Waterloo, Ont.; Carmel (George) MacFarlane,
Ottawa, Ont.; Lorna (Timothy) Barton, Merrickville, Ont.; sons, Michael
(Rosalie), Lunenburg; Dennis (Marilyn), Halifax; Russell (Twyla), Halifax;
John (Denise), Robichaud, N.B.; sister, Louise O'Connor, Leicester, Mass.;
Florence (Edward) Sampson, River Bourgeois; brothers, Vincent (Vivian),
St. Peter's; 26 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased
by her husband, Richard; daughter, Mary (Donald) Munro; sisters, Margaret
Mary Rent, Sister Loretta Sampson, Carrie Beranger, Beatrice Burke. Visitation
will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in River Bourgeois Community Funeral Home.
Funeral mass will be held 2 p.m. Friday in St. John the Baptist
Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Sandy MacNeil officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, St. Peter's
Thursday, January 4, 2001, The Halifax Herald Limited
THOMPSON, Joseph Douglas - Died in the QEII Health Sciences Centre on
December 28, 2000. Douglas was born July 7, 1911, in Stellarton and grew
up there. He was the youngest of three children of Harry Dixon Thompson and
Hughena Henderson. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Mount Allison University
and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard University. His
early career was interrupted by service with the Eleventh Canadian
Army Field Regiment from 1942 to 1945 in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, France,
Belgium, Holland and Germany. He left the regular forces with the rank
of major. Following his return to Canada he eventually settled in Saint
John, N.B., where he worked with the Federal Department of Supply and
Services audit services until being transferred to Halifax where he retired.
He enjoyed curling and was an avid golfer. He was predeceased by his
first wife, Hazel Dunphy in
1973; his second wife, Rose Madden in 1995; his sister, Araminta in 1963 and his brother, Donald in 1980. He is survived by his nephew, Dr. Donald A. Thompson, wife Dr. Marian Macchi, their children Leslie and Katharine; his nephew, Dr. Andrew D. Thompson, wife Dr. Alice Klinkoff, their children Emily, Donald, Toler and Charles; his niece, Dr. Deborah Tompson and William Digby, their children Jennifer, Adam and Alyson; and grandniece, Gwendolyn Fagan, husband Reginald Fagan, their children Johnathan, Sarah and Michael. He will be dearly missed by his family. His ashes are to be committed to the sea at a later date.
NOTE:The deceased's widow, Rose Madden, was the daughter of daughter of
William Madden and
Judith Alice Samson, daughter of Felix Samson and Lucie Boudrot of Petit de Grat.
THIBEAU, Mary Gladys - 80, died April 14, 2001, in St. Martha's Regional
Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Petit de Grat, she was a daughter of
the late Leo and Josephine (Boudreau) Landry. She is survived by daughter,
Alvina; son, Wayne; sister, Edna; brothers, Charles, Arichat; Vincent
and Alcide, Petit de Grat; William, Glace Bay; one grandchild; one great-grandchild.
She was predeceased by her husband, Bernard; brothers, Martin, Lenus,
Arthur and Edward. Funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Joseph's Catholic
Church today at 10:30 a.m., Rev. Stephane Bouchet officiating. Burial
to follow in Star of Sea Cemetery. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke
Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Cemetery Fund. Funeral entrusted to
the compassionate care and direction of IML Funeral Services, Petit de
In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper.
Wednesday, December 5, 2001
THIBEAU, Joseph Cosmas - 78, River Bourgeois, died Sunday, December 2,
2001, at home. Born in Thibeauville, he was a son of the late John Henry
and Margaret Anne (Boudreau) Thibeau. He is survived by daughter, Gloria
Partridge (Allan); sons, Brian and Johnny, all of Ontario; sisters, Gladys
Touesnard, Virginia Sampson, both of St. Peter's; Madeline Thibeau,
Halifax; Estelle Bennett, Brantford, Ont.; Veronica Thibeau, Burlington, Ont.; brother Louis Gerard, Burlington, Ont.; grandchildren, Monica, Billy, Adam, Justin and Becky; four great- grandchildren. He was predeceased by wife, Jean Richards; son, Christopher; grandson, Eli; brothers, Edgar, Richard "Dick". Cremation has taken place. Memorial service and interment of
ashes will take place in Hamilton, Ont. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Condolences can be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, January 21, 2002
THIBEAU, Joseph Raymond - Died in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston,
January 18, 2002. Born in Petit de Grat, he was a son of the late Narcise
and Alvina (Boudreau) Thibeau. He is survived by his wife, Mary Doris; daughters,
Pauline (Clifford) Richard, Arichat; Catherine Thibeau, West Arichat; Edith
(Alexander) DeCoste, Arichat; Anne Thibeau, West Arichat;
Claire Thibeau, Arichat; Jeanette (Handy) Caddigan, Port Hawkesbury; Jacqueline (Steve) Gallagher, Toronto; Brenda (Derrick) Burke, St. Peters; son, Paul (Sadie), Arichat; 17 grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Edgar, Bernard and Leo; sisters, Mary and Clothilde. His remains have been cremated. Funeral mass will be celebrated 2 p.m. Tuesday in
Immaculate Conception Church, West Arichat, Rev. Ivan Loignon officiating. Burial of ashes to follow in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Lung Association of Nova Scotia. Funeral arrangements entrusted to I.M.L. Funeral Home, Petit de Grat.
THERIAULT, Evelyn Theresa
THERIAULT, Evelyn Theresa - It is with great sadness in our hearts that we
announce our mother, Evelyn Theresa Theriault (Sampson), 83, passed away
peacefully with her family at her side in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site,
on Sunday, August 15, 2004. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Alice (Sampson) Sampson. She was
predeceased by her husband, Francis "Sam" in 1980. She is survived by her daughters, Diane, Dartmouth; Kathy Tait (Chris), Hammonds Plains; Suzanne Brown (Stephen/Jug); sons, Donald (Lynn), Buz (Suzanne), Dartmouth; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Evelyn retired in 1986 from The Halifax Correctional Centre and prior to that had worked at Rock Head Prison. She loved being with her family and friends. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Her interests included a love of music, political discussion and time spent in the sun and at the beach. She is the last surviving member of her family, and was predeceased by her brother, Patrick, and sisters, Alice, Marie "Tootsie", Margaret "Maggie" Holl, and Florence McIsaac. Visitation will be in Snow's Funeral Home, Halifax, today 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 p.m. Funeral mass will be held on Wednesday in St. Mary's Basilica, Spring Garden Road, at 10:30 a.m., with a reception to follow, Rev. Robert Floyd officiating. Cremation to follow with burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery at a later date.
Donations may be made in Evelyn's name to Hope Cottage, 2435 Brunswick St., Halifax, NS, B3K 2Z4, or to a charity of your choice.
In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper, Monday, July 10 2006
TOUESNARD, Gladys Ann - 88, River Bourgeois, died Sunday, July 9, 2006, Richmond Villa, St. Peter's. Born in Thibeauville, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late John Henry and Margaret Ann (Boudreau) Thibeau. Gladys was a homemaker and a bookkeeper with the former River Bourgeois Telephone Company and the River Bourgeois Credit Union. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Parish, River Bourgeois, and a founding member of the C.W.L. Surviving are daughters, Nicole (Ron) Moore, Hammonds Plains; Janine (Robert) Durning, Dartmouth; son, Paul (Elia), Ottawa; sisters, Virginia Sampson, St. Peter's; Sister Madeline Thibeau, CSH, Halifax; Estelle (Reg) Bennett, Brantford, Ont.; Nonnie Thibeau, Burlington, Ont.; grandchildren, Andrea, Michael, Marc, Daniel, Sonia. She was predeceased by her husband, David; brothers, Edgar, Richard "Dick", Louis, Cossie. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in River Bourgeois Community Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Father Everett MacDow officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. A special thank you to the staff of Richmond Villa for their wonderful care, kindness and thoughtfulness, making Gladys' last days peaceful. Memorial donations may be made to the Dr. Kingston Medical Clinic, Tara Lynn Centre or a charity choice. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock's Funeral Home, St. Peter's. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com
In "THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper, Tuesday Oct. 24, 2006.
TOUESNARD, Gerard Michael - 86, River Bourgeois, Richmond Co., passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family in QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax on October 22, 2006. Born in River Bourgeois, he was a son of the late Emile and Minnie (Samson) Touesnard. He spent his early years in the Merchant Marine and later became a member of the Carpenter's Union. Most of his life was dedicated to farming and he was well-known for his excellent farming skills. Gerard will be remembered for his great knowledge of historical facts and for names of community activities and people. He had a witty sense of humour and loved spending time with his family. He will be sadly missed and remembered by his son, Adrian (Tena), River Bourgeois; daughters, Vivian (Howard) Sampson, Mary Agnes (Bobby) Sampson, Darlene (Dave) Sampson, all of Louisdale; sisters, Regina Tibeau, Ontario, and Katherine Touesnard, River Bourgeois; grandchildren, Rhonda, Krista, Blair, Daunette, Christian, Michelle, Claudine and Kimberly, and nine great-grandchildren. Gerard was predeceased by his wife, Cecilia; grandchildren, Tara Lynne and Darryl; brothers, Allan, Joseph, Ernest, Dave, Richard, Roderick, and sister, Mary Ellen Poirier. Visitation will take place today from 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday, October 25, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in River Bourgeois Community Funeral Parlor, River Bourgeois. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, October 26, at 11 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church, River Bourgeois, with Rev. Hugh D. MacDonald officiating. Burial will follow in St. John the Baptist Parish Cemetery, River Bourgeois. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Strait Richmond Hospital Foundation, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. On-line condolences can be sent to the family at: www.chboudreau.com
THOMPSON, A. Rose - 74, Halifax, died February 25, 1995, at home. Born in
Arichat, she was a daughter of the late William and Alice (Sampson) Madden.
Surviving are her husband, J.D. Thompson; sons, Alan McKenna, Porters Lake;
John McKenna, David McKenna, Dartmouth; daughters, Carol Cyr, Cambridge, Ont.; Judi McKenna, Toronto; Lynda McKenna, Leslie McKenna, Halifax; brothers, Connie, Arichat; Arthur, Windsor, Ont.; David, Yarmouth, Andrew,
Halifax; Edward, Greenville, Ont.; Gregory, Hamilton, Ont.; Fred, Australia; sisters, Anne Marchand, Greenville, Ont.; Marie (Mrs. Joe Marchand), Barrie, Ont.; five grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, John L. McKenna; daughter, Susan Jane McKenna. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 2 p.m. Tuesday in Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Burial to follow in Mount Hermon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia branch.
TANDY, Patrick Raymond "Pat"
TANDY, Patrick Raymond "Pat" - 80, Dartmouth. Wanda (Wayne) Mercer and Donna Tandy, along with their mother, Isabelle "Betty" Tandy, regret to announce the sudden passing of Pat on Saturday, May 20, 2006, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born May 19, 1926 in D'Escousse, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late William and Mary Emma (MacDonald) Tandy. He was a member of Blessed Pope John XXIII Roman Catholic Church. He was a veteran of the Second World War, and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Somme Branch, Dartmouth. He worked at Shearwater as a Commissionaire for many years. Many will remember him as being the grandfather paperboy to those on Chaswood, Donegal and Wexford Drives. Pat is also survived by brother, James, Ontario; grandsons, Brendon and Logan Mercer. He will also be sadly missed by Leona Landry, Joyce and Keith DeLong, Denise (David) and Serena, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Geraldine Goodwin and Iris Coultas. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where Pat's family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday in Blessed Pope John XXIII Roman Catholic Church, Colby Drive, Father Paul Morris officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Private family interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. If so desired, a donation in Pat's memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 5161 George St., Floor 7, Halifax, NS B3J 1M7 or Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII (Memorial Fund) would be appreciated. On-line condolences are available through: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
Keith Loretta Matilda(Tussie) Brooklyn Hants Co., passed away peacefully in the company of her family on Friday November 14, 1997 in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor at the age of 80. Born October 25, 1917, in D'Escousse, Isle Madame, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late A. Leonard and Florence C.(Doyle) Pertus. She was a registered nurse, graduating from the Halifax Infirmary, Class of 1939, Loretta and her husband, Alexander, moved from Halifax to Brooklyn in 1956. She and her husband and their family were very active in the Nova Scotia Horse Show Association showing Hackney ponies. Tussie gave of herself to the community through her commitment to many associations. As a dedicated supporter of the Girl Guides movement for 40 years, she was deeply involved with the Newport District group and served as district commissioner of the Girl Guides of Canada. She was a member of St. James Anglican Church Brooklyn; the Nova Scotia Agrictltural Soceity , the Canadian Equestrian Federation, board member of West Hants Historical Society , member of Kings College School guild, Hants West Home and School, Women's Institute of Nova Scotia, Newport Jolly Seniors, past president of the windsor branch of the Canadian Association for Family Living, where their new building, New Boundaries, in Windsor was co-named the Keith-Taylor Building. She was a member of the board of directors of Kings Meadows and of Dykeland Lodge, where she had been a resident for the past six months. She was a tireless campaigner for the Canadian Cancer Soceity and Heart and Stroke Foundation and will be remembered for her many years of volunteer work and kindheartedness. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by her family and her community. She is survived by sons, Donald and wife "Brenda(Goodfellow) Milford, David and Janice(Bateman) Brooklyn, granddaughters Karen and Susan Murphy, d'Escousse, Jeanette and husband Charles Hilchie, Fall River, brother John Pertus and wife Trudy, Halifax, nieces , Joan Mainguy, Sillery, Que., Laura Bell, Halifax; nephews, Mark and Tim Pertus, Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband of 33 years Alexander(Alex) Hugh Holms Keith in 1975, brother, Timothy(Tim) Pertus, neice Patricia(Tish) Pertus.Burial of ashes at a later date in Camp Hill Cemetery, Halifax.
In "The ChronicleHerald" Halifax newspaper, Saturday March 22, 2008.
TANNER, William Ernest "Bill" - 74, Beaver Bank, formerly of South River Bourgeois, Cape Breton, passed away at home Wednesday, March 19, 2008. Born in Halifax on May 4, 1933, he was a son of the late Ernest and Elizabeth (Vaters) Tanner. He retired from the RCAF with the rank of Warrant Officer. He is survived by his wife, the former Monika Knoth, Gabriola Island, B.C.; sons, Rob (Michelle Mayne), Hackett's Cove; Gordon, Sayward, B.C.; granddaughters, Brittany and Hilary, Hackett's Cove; brothers, Douglas (Shirley), Halifax; Gerald (Sheena), Halifax; Bernard (Bernice), Wilmot; sisters, Betty (Edward Rice), Weymouth; Helen (David Udle), Ben Eoin; Susan (Wayne Leslie), Halifax; Linda (Anthony Pottie), Dutch Settlement; Marilyn (Robert MacEachern), Sydney. He is also survived by special nephews, Douglas Jr., William and Kenneth, as well as several more nieces and nephews. Bill had several close friends and will be missed dearly. He was predeceased by brother, Ernest Jr., and sister, Patricia (Keith Fougere). In accordance with Bill's wishes, cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or memorial service. Donations in Bill's memory may be made to the SPCA or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
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