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BENNETT, Allan Roy - 80, Dartmouth, died June 7, 1996, in Veteran's Memorial Building, Camp Hill Medical Centre. Born in Port aux Basques, Nfld., he was a son of the late John and Elizabeth (Rodgers) Bennett. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Royal Canadian Navy from 1941-1945. He was then employed until retirement with the Department of Transport, serving on various ships, the last being, the Sir William Alexander as the chief cook. Surviving are his wife, the former Lillian Woodworth; daughters, Mary (Mrs. Fred Gillis), Joan (Mrs. Bill Shellnutt), Dartmouth; stepdaughter, Joan (Mrs. Robert Jones), Ottawa; six grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Ivy Billard. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 767 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations to any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/08/96

BENNETT, Alton Watts (Al) - 73, 712 Windsor/ Martock Back Road, Hants Co., died April 25, 1997, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Dartmouth, he was a son of the late James and Elsie (Hammond) Bennett. He was a veteran of the Second World War, having served overseas. All of his working career was spent at sea, most of those years with the Canadian Coast Guard as an engineer aboard the CCGS Labrador, Rally and Rapid. He moved to Three Mile Plains upon retirement and would have celebrated his 50th wedding anniversary this summer. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Garnetta Madge (Swinemar); his daughter and son-in-law, Jacqueline and Jeff Durling, Upper Falmouth, Hants Co.; grandsons, Matthew and Frank. He is also survived by sisters, Margaret (Mrs. Ralph McClair), Dartmouth; Elsie (Mrs. Vern Stilborn), Victoria, B.C.; many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, David and Henry. Cremation has taken place. At his request, ashes will be scattered at sea at a later date. No service. The family requests that all friends and acquaintances visit on Sunday, April 27, between 2-4 p.m. at his family residence, 712 Windsor/Martock Back Rd. Flowers gratefully declined. Arrangments under the direction of Lohnes Funeral Service Ltd., Windsor. 
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Published: 04/26/97

BENNETT, Amos Joseph - 66, Lower L'Ardoise, Richmond County, died March 21, 1994, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born at Deer Lake, Nfld., he was a son of the late Joseph and Mary (Rubia) Bennett. He is survived by his wife, the former Allane Tracey; five daughters, Anna (Mrs. Thomas Bona), L'Ardoise; Christine (Mrs. James Berrette), Caroline, both of Rockdale; Ellen (Mrs. Harold Patton), Kentville; Mary (Mrs. Cyril O'Brien), New Minas; seven sons, Gerard, L'Ardoise; Ross, River Bourgeois; David, Chezzetcook; Phillipp, Kentville; Barry, Pasadena, Nfld.; John, Victoria, B.C.; Raymond, Edmonton; three sisters, Mrs. Jean Lucas, Stephenville Crossing, Nfld.; Mrs. Marion Russell, Stephenville, Nfld.; Mildred (Mrs. Michael Simon), Deer Lake; brother, Leo, Saint John, N.B.; 28 grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Margarite; four brothers, Dave, Stanley, Joseph, Michael. Visitation will be 10 a.m.10 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday in Holy Guardian Angel Community Funeral Home, L'Ardoise. Funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Holy Guardian Angel Church, Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery, L'Ardoise, under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Strait Richmond Hospital. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/22/94

BENNETT, Anthony Charles - 29, Clarks Harbour, Shelburne Co., died July 13, 1997, at home. Born in Shelburne, he was a son of Joyce (Townsend) Bennett-Newell, Newellton, and the late Gerald J. Bennett. He was a member of the Mighty Dogs Softball Team. Surviving are brother, Jerry, Centreville; stepfather, Gerald Newell, Newellton; niece, Jenna; nephew, Corey, both of Centreville. No visitation by request. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in Newellton United Baptist Church, Pastor Robert Daw officiating. Burial in Newellton Cemetery. Donations to any charity.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/15/97

BENNETT, Austin - 87, 157 West St., North Sydney, died August 21, 1997, in Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in North Sydney, he was a son of the late Harold and Elizabeth (McCarthy) Bennett. He was employed with North Sydney Marine Railway until retirement. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Merchant Marine and later with the Canadian Army, North Nova Scotia Regiment. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 19, North Sydney, and St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney. In his earlier years, he was a well-known baseball player. He was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed sport fishing, ice fishing and hunting. Surviving are his wife, the former Agnes MacKinnon; sons, Mansell, Marlboro, Mass.; Joey, Ross Ferry; Michael, Dartmouth; five grandchildren; sisters, Rosella MacDonald, Hilda MacKinnon, Sydney Mines; Lena (Mrs. John Courage), Sydney. He was predeceased by sister, Mary Ann; brother, Steven. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph's Church, Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/23/97

BENNETT, Benjamin (Ben) - 86, 145 Dominion St., Glace Bay, died October 23, 1998, in Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Bateston, he was a son of the late Thomas and Annie (O'Donald) Bennett. He was a member of St. Anthony's Parish, Glace Bay. He was an employee of Cape Breton Development Corporation, retiring from #26 colliery. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Jane Penney; daughters, Thelma (Mrs. Neville King), Ann (Mrs. Charles Long), Sydney; Gloria (Mrs. George Currie), Glace Bay; sons, Benny, Jerry, Garfield, Mike, Leo, Allan, Glace Bay; Billy, Toronto; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was predeceased by sister, Rosella Whitewood; brother, Thomas Bennett; step-brother, Allan MacLean. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday in V.J. McGillivray Home Chapel, Rev. Jake Andrea officiating. Burial in St. Anthony's Cemetery.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/24/98

BENNETT, Bernard Placide - 78, East Havre Boucher, Antigonish County, died August 30, 1992, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in East Havre Boucher, he was a son of the late David and Eugenie (Crispo) Bennett. He was a retired carpenter and member of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1588; member of St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church and parish council; veteran of the Second World War, serving with the RCAF and member of Cambrai, Branch 37, Royal Canadian Legion, Mulgrave. He is survived by his wife, the former Mary MacIntyre; four daughters, Bernadette (Mrs. John Phillips), Calgary; Bonnie (Mrs. Gerald DeCoste), Havre Boucher; Marion (Mrs. Barry Donnelly), Auld Cove; Miriam Sampson, Antigonish; son, David, Edmonton; sister, Mrs. Mary Hilda Terico, California; three brothers, Vincent, California; Wilfred, Xavier, both of East Havre Boucher; 13 grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Allister Bernard. The body is in St. Paul's Centre, Havre Boucher, visiting 2-5, 7-9 p.m. today, where members of the Royal Canadian Legion are asked to meet, 8 p.m. today. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednes- day in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Angus MacGillivray officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, Martha Home Care or any charity. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 09/01/92

BENNETT, Beverley Evangeline - 28, Bedford, died February 24, 1996, in the Halifax Infirmary. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of John Garland, Sackville and the late Patricia (Smith) Garland. She resided in Edmonton for a number of years and was a member of St. Ignatius Parish, Bedford. Surviving are her husband, Christopher Charles; son, Charles Tyler, at home; brother, Terry, Liverpool. Graveside service 2 p.m. today in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville, Rev. David MacDonald officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to Halifax Infirmary palliative care unit. Arrangements under the direction of Dartmouth Funeral Home. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/26/96

BENNETT, Brandon Joseph - infant son of Joseph Bernard and Heather (MacKenzie) Bennett, 11 McAdam St., Glace Bay, died May 1, 1994, in the Izaak Walton Killam Children's Hospital, Halifax. He is survived by his sister, Melissa, at home; maternal grandparents, Wilburn and Margaret MacKenzie, Glace Bay; paternal grandparents, Joseph and Francie Bennett, Dominion; great-grandmother, Mary Desrosiers, Dominion. A private family service will be held today in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Burial will be in Forest Haven Cemetery. Donations may be made to IWK Foundation. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 05/03/94

BENNETT, Brian Patrick - 39, 625 Harbinger Ave., Victoria, B.C., formerly of Centreville, Kings Co., died November 25, 1995, as the result of a drowning accident. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Foster and Thelma (Price) Bennett. He grew up in the Valley area. He graduated from Kingstec with a horticulture degree and then went on to NSAC and graduated with a business management degree. While in the Valley area he worked for M.W. Graves Ltd., as plant manager and Eastern Protein as supervisor. While he was in Dartmouth he worked for Snowden Rubber and Moirs Chocolates. While in Victoria he was working for a landscaping company. Surviving are daughters, Julia Bennett, Lorraine Bennett, Centreville; brothers, Eric, Carleton Place, Ottawa; Douglas, Halifax; sisters, Barbara (Mrs. Derek Wood), Centreville; Wendy (Mrs. Stewart Schofield), Kentville; brother, Glen; sisters, Maureen, Brenda, Christine; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Ronald. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 3 p.m. Friday in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, Rev. Gerald Zinck officiating. Burial in Pereaux Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Centreville Baptist Church building fund or Valley Regional Hospital. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/14/95

BENNETT, Bruce F. - 36, Sunnyvale, Calif., former longtime Franklin resident, died suddenly Friday, October 9, in Palo Alto, Calif. The cause of his death was due to natural causes as a result of congenital heart ailments. He was the husband of Natalie J. (Davidson) Bennett. Born in Boston, May 4, 1962, he was a son of Francis A. and Shirley (Mintis) Bennett, Franklin. He lived in this community for most of his life until moving to California several years ago. Educated in Franklin public schools, he was a 1980 graduate of Franklin High School, where he was class president and captain of the Varsity baseball and basketball teams. He also attended Boston College and graduated from there in 1984. Wile working on the east coast, he was formerly employed in Massachusetts and in New Jersey by the Schering-Plough Corp. as a research scientist. He transferred to Palo Alto, in 1991 and at the time of his death, was employed at DNAX Research Institute. Survivors, in addition to his wife and parents, include an infant son, Matthew Bruce Bennett, Sunnyvale; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Saville Bennett, Franklin; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Geraldine Mintis, Nova Scotia; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara Bennett Trotter and Samuel W. Trotter; niece, Chelsea N. Trotter; nephew, Samuel B. Trotter, all of Plano, Tex.; numerous other relatives and friends. A memorial service celebrating his life was held on November 27 at Franklin Federated Church, 171 Main St., Franklin. Donations in his memory, sent to the Bruce Bennett Memorial Fund, c/o Benj. Franklin Savings Bank, P.O. Box 309, Franklin, MA 02038 Attn. Joanne Talamini, would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Charles F. Oteri Franklin Funeral Home, 33 Cottage St., Franklin.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/10/98

BENNETT, Catherine Francis - 74, Wallace, died May 26, 1999, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Sunset, La., she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Beulah (Pefferkorn) Carson. She was a graduate of the University of Southwestern Louisiana with a BA in English, a graduate of the University of Alberta, Edmonton, with a bachelor of education and a graduate of Providence Bible College, Rhode Island. She taught school for several years in the U.S.A., Quebec, Alberta and Nova Scotia before working in the medical profession as a nursing assistant (PCW). She will be remembered for her compassion, integrity, intelligence and indomitable spirit. She was a prayer warrior whose courage and determination is inspiration for us all. Surviving are her husband, Walter; daughter, Deborah Gordon, Toronto; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Emma Melanson, Lafayette, La.; Ella Hayes, New Orleans; brother, Renaud, Lafayette, La. She was predeceased by brothers, Emmett and Charles; sisters, Geneva Canfield and two in infancy. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. tonight, 1-3 and 4-6:30 p.m. Sunday in Mundle's Funeral Home, 204 Water St., Pugwash. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday in Wallace Bridge Baptist Church, Rev. Edgar Patriquin and Rev. Scott MacDonald officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Wallace River. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wallace Bridge Building Fund, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 05/29/99

BENNETT, Cecilia Martha - 55, 27 Orange Walk, Halifax, died September 16, 1992, in Camp Hill Medical Centre. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of Emily Gallagher, Surrey, B.C. and the late Patrick Gallagher. She was formerly employed with Halifax Civic Hospital and Tri Lea Enterprises. She is survived by six stepsons, David, Gary, Stephen, John, Norman, all of Halifax; Blair, Harrietsfield, Halifax County; stepdaughter, Donna Arsenault, Halifax; four brothers, Joseph, Albany, P.E.I.; Gerald, Summerside, P.E.I.; Greg, Toronto,; John, Surrey; four sisters, Catherine (Mrs. Glen Fraser), Toronto; Lucille, Claire, both of Surrey; Mary (Mrs. Buddy Wall), Sydney; 17 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Earl. The body is in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Halifax, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, where funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Rev. Adrian Ninaber officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 09/19/92

BENNETT, Cheryl Lynn - 34, Whitehorse, Yukon, formerly of Havre Boucher, Antigonish Co., died November 3, 1999, in British Columbia. Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of Rose Marie "Dolly" and William "Billy" Bennett. She managed operations for Capital Helicopters in Whitehorse for the past three years. Previously, she had worked as kitchen manager with Tracy's Restaurant, Whitehorse for four years and as a cook with Takhini Hotsprings for six years. She is survived by her financ and best friend, Delmar Washington, Whitehorse; sisters, Elaine, Havre Boucher; Bonita (Sean), Halifax; brothers, Edmund, Jerry, Havre Boucher; several nieces and nephews; paternal grandmother, Beatrice Bennett, East Havre Boucher; maternal grandmother, Mary Sampson, Antigonish. She was predeceased by brother, Michael; paternal grandfather, Elmer Bennett; maternal grandfather, Albert Sampson; special friends, Bob Reid and Susan MacKinnon. Cheryl shared her spirit and joy for life with all those who knew her. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in St. Paul's Centre, Havre Boucher. Funeral service will be conducted Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Paul's Church, Havre Boucher, Rev. Angus MacGillivary officiating. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made to St. Martha's Regional Hospital Palliative Care Program or to the Antigonish Food Bank. Arrangements are entrusted to C.L. Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/08/99

BENNETT, Chris P. - 75. It is with great sadness that the Skelhorne and Bennett families announce the death of Chris on August 24, 1999. Formerly of Stephenville, Nfld., he was a son of the late Mike Bennett and Violet (Russell). He was predeceased by brother, Joseph; and sister, Margaret; and daughter, Trudy; half-sister, Marie. He is survived by his common-law wife, Marie Skelhorne; sisters, Clara, Lena and Violet; half-sister, Barbara; brothers, Francis and Leroy; half-brother, Austin; sons, Leroy, Garrison and Reall; stepson, Nelson; daughters, Mauricia, Corina; great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Leo, Dalton Jr.; James, Kevin, Marie, Cindy, Anita and Samantha. Chris was in the Merchant Marine and the army. He was a barber for the last 52 years and a member of the Cunard Street Legion. He will be cremated. Families will receive friends and relatives in J.A. Snow's Funeral Home at 10 a.m. today, August 26. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Those wishing to make donations may do so to the Canadian Cancer Society or the IWK Grace Foundation. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/26/99

BENNETT, Christina - Toronto, Ont., formerly of Truro, died peacefully at the home of her granddaughter in Toronto on Tuesday, May 5, 1998. She was a daughter of the late Albert and Alice (Stevenson) Beal. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Truro. Dearly loved nanny to Alice Steadman and husband Davit and their children, Rita, Tiffany and Daryl, who were at her side. She is also survived by sister and friend, Shirley Bonnell and brother, Toby Beal. She will also be deeply missed by grandchildren, Elizabeth Reid and husband Norman; Georgina Morrisey and great-grandchildren, Angela, Shawn and Krystal; 14 nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Betty, Connie, Isabel; daughter, Rita Morrisey; husband, Ralph Bennett and longtime companion, Joseph Godin. Christina will be remembered by special friends, Cheryl, Kyle and Bonnie. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Friday, funeral service 10 a.m. Saturday, both in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, Rev. Mark Pretty officiating. Burial in Terrace Hill Cemetery, Truro. Donations may be made to the Veteran's Association in memory of her late companion, Joseph Godin.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 05/07/98

BENNETT, Clarence Joseph - 67, Hatchet Lake, died February 18, 1993, in Halifax. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late William and Florence (Fisher) Bennett. He worked with Halifax City Fields for 35 years. He is survived by his wife, the former Gertrude Myatt; two sisters, Helen, Herring Cove; Theresa, Halifax; six brothers, William, Halifax; Frank, Gerald, both of Spryfield; Walter, Sackville; Leonard, Patrick, both of Dartmouth. He was predeceased by two sisters, Marie, Patricia; three brothers, Gordon, Roy, Thomas. The body has been donated to Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/23/93

BENNETT, Daisy May - 74, Idlewyle Road, Halifax, died January 23, 1997, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site. Born in Kentville, she was a daughter of the late Percy P. and Elsie Mabel (Fredericks) Peck. Surviving are her husband, Louis; sons, Stephen, Michael, Halifax; Gregory, Edmonton, Alta.; daughters, Diane (Mrs. George Conrad), Patricia (Mrs. Kingsley Lucas), Dartmouth; Linda Kelly, Sackville; brother, William (Bill), Bridgewater; sister, Lillian (Mrs. Thomas Davies), Halifax; four grandchildren. She was predeceased by son, Louis; brothers, Norman, Carl, Delbert. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Halifax. No visitation or service by request. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association or Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/25/97

BENNETT, David James - 70, Caldwell Road, Dartmouth, died February 9, 1993, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Dartmouth, he was a son of the late James and Elsie (Hammond) Bennett. He was a veteran of the Second World War and prior to retirement, was employed with IMP Aerospace for many years. He is survived by his wife, the former Ann Parker; two sons, David, Dartmouth; Robert, Halifax; three daughters, Dorothy Morley, Heather (Mrs. Ken LeBlanc), both of Dartmouth; Sharon (Mrs. Gary Sponagle), Lake Echo; brother, Alton, Windsor; two sisters, Margaret, Dartmouth; Elsie, Victoria, B.C.; nine grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Henry. The body is in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Portland Street, Dartmouth, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday in St. James United Church, Dartmouth, Rev. Glenn MacLean officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial will be in Mount Hermon Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. James United Church or Canadian Cancer Society. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/10/9

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BENNETT, Dora M. - 84, Sydney River, formerly of Kings Road, Sydney, died July 17, 1993, in Sydney Community Health Centre. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Capt. Frank and Hattie C. (Beiswagner) Rudolph. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Parish, Halifax; former member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish and St. Anthony Daniel Parish, Sydney; member of Mount Saint Vincent Alumni Association; active in community affairs; one of the first leaders of Sydney River Girl Guides and Brownies and a founding member of Sydney Figure Skating Club. She is survived by her husband, Harry T.; two daughters, Kathleen (Mrs. Dan MacCormack), Sydney; Marilyn R., Sydney; two sons, Brian F., Henry N., both of Sydney; sister, Frances (Mrs. Jack Vaughan), Toronto; eight grandchildren. She was predeceased by three sisters, Madge Heckler, Mary MacLaughlin, Kathleen; brother, Philip; granddaughter, Elizabeth Bennett. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Rev. Paul MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/19/93
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BENNETT, Doris M. - 84, 116 Purcells Cove Rd., Halifax County, formerly of Kings Road, Sydney, died July 17, 1993, in Sydney Community Health Centre. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Capt. Frank and Hattie C. (Beiswagner) Rudolph. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Parish, Halifax; former member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish and St. Anthony Daniel Parish, Sydney; member of Mount Saint Vincent Alumni Association; active in community affairs; one of the first leaders of Sydney River Girl Guides and Brownies and a founding member of Sydney Figure Skating Club. She is survived by her husband, Harry T.; two daughters, Kathleen (Mrs. Dan MacCormack), Sydney; Marilyn R., Sydney; two sons, Brian F., Henry N., both of Sydney; sister, Frances (Mrs. Jack Vaughan), Toronto; eight grandchildren. She was predeceased by three sisters, Madge Heckler, Mary MacLaughlin, Kathleen; brother, Philip; granddaughter, Elizabeth Bennett. Funeral was held July 20 in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Rev. Paul MacDonald officiated. Burial was in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/28/93
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BENNETT, Edith Cavelle - 76, 770 Union St., New Waterford, died September 24, 1998, in New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Lena (Downey) Gardiner. She was a member of Mount Carmel Parish and the New Waterford Pensioners Club. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are sons, Alex (R.B.), London, Ont.; Robert, Charles, Michael, Raymond, Greg, Jimmy, New Waterford; daughters, Mrs. Joan Jones, Jean Smith, Barbara Bourgeois, Cheryl (Mrs. Ronnie Mackie), New Waterford; grandchildren, Cheryl and Ryan, with whom she resided; many other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Mark; two daughters; five brothers; two sisters. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday in Mount Carmel Church, Rev. Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney-Glace Bay Highway.
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Published: 09/25/98

BENNETT, Effie Rachel - 83, 937 Prince St., Sydney, died October 11, 1995, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born at Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Archie and Christine (MacAulay) Reid. She was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church. Surviving are sons, Roy, Albert Bridge; Bill, Ontario; Jim, Sydney; daughters, Martha (Mrs. Spencer Bagnell), May (Mrs. Jim Anderson), Jean (Mrs. Stan Erickson), Donalda (Mrs. Jim Depaoli), all of Ontario; Ann (Mrs. Clyde Voutier), Sydney Mines; Margie (Mrs. Ralph Rafuse), Forchu; Helen Burgess, Sydney; stepdaughter, Elaine, Ontario; sister, Sarah (Sal) Hynes, Sydney; 28 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson. She was predeceased by husband, Laurence; daughter, Christine; brothers, Archie, Leslie, Danny; sister, Kay MacAskill; a grandson; two great-grandsons. Visitation 7-9 p.m. tonight, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in Bethel Presbyterian Church, Rev. Robert Lyle officiating. Burial in Hardwood Hill Cemetery. Donations to any charity. 
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Published: 10/12/95

BENNETT, Eileen Joyce - 64, Pugwash, Cumberland Co., passed away October 24, 2006, at home. Born in Northport, she was a daughter of the late Judson and Annie Trenholm. Eileen had worked for Knol's Farm in Oxford and from 1982-1986 worked at Beaton's Nursing Home, West Pugwash. Surviving are her daughters, Brenda Lee (Ernie) Dugan, Wallace; Joyce Anne Bennett, Pugwash; Shirley Bennett (Donnie), Pugwash; Shelley Bennett (Eddie), Tatamagouche; sons, Robert (Juanita) Bennett, Amherst; Curtis (Belinda) Bennett, Pugwash; 23 grandchildren; sister, Jean Pye, Pugwash; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Leo "Manny" Bennett; children, Cindy and Kevin in infancy; brother, Floyd Trenholm; sisters, Marie Trenholm and Judy Jackson. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, October 26, in Mundle's Funeral Home, 204 Water St., Pugwash (243-2506), where the funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday. Burial in Palmerston Cemetery, Pugwash. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences may be e-mailed to: mundlesfh@ns.sympatico.ca
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Published: October 25, 2006

BENNETT, Elizabeth (Bess) - 92, 3530 Murray Ave., New Waterford, died August 19, 1995, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Dominion, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Caroline (McLeod) Nearing. She was a member of St. Agnes Church. Surviving are a son, John, Toronto; daughters, Theresa Tucker, New Waterford, with whom she resided; Caroline Devoe, Toronto; sister, Charlotte Burns, Scotchtown; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Angus; son, Henry; two sons in infancy; brothers, James, William, Charlie; sisters, Sadie Barry, Mayme McGean. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Agnes Church, Rev. Robert Neville officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/22/95

BENNETT, Elizabeth Margaret Mary (Betty) - 58, Lakeside, died June 14, 1994, at home. Born in Lakeside, Halifax County, she was a daughter of Mary Agnes (Day) Nicholson, Cornwallis and the late James Alfred Nicholson. She is survived by her husband, Howard Donald; four daughters, Joanne, Christine (Mrs. Frank Pettipas), Elaine (Mikey) (Mrs. Gordon Adams), all of Lakeside; Cheri, Halifax; son, Howard, Coquitlam, B.C.; three sisters, Catherine, Bear River; Lynn Theriault, Digby; Karen, Cornwallis; three brothers, Robert, Fredericton, N.B.; Ronald, Bedeque, P.E.I.; Michael, Lakeside; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, James Anthony; brother, James Michael. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Sacred Heart Parish, Timberlea, Rev. Duncan MacMaster officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or Halifax Infirmary Palliative Care Unit. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/16/94

BENNETT, Elmer H. - 81, East Havre Boucher, Anitgonish Co., died on March 23, 1999, at home. Born in East Havre Boucher, he was a son of the late John and Minnie (Benoit) Bennett. He operated a family farm in East Havre Boucher most of his working life. For a short period, he worked as a stevedore in the Mulgrave area and was also a skilled carpenter. He was an active member of St.Paul's Parish, Havre Boucher. He is survived by his wife, the former Beatrice MacEachern; daughters, Evelyn (Sandy) MacEachern, Monastery; Rose Marie (Bernie) DeCoste; Mattie Settlement; Antigonish Co.; Patricia (Neil) MacPherson, Whitehorse, Yukon; sons, Billy and wife Dolly, Francis and wife Vanessa, Whitehorse, Yukon; Gary and wife Leona; Ronald and wife Jane, Linwood; Richard and wife Rosalind; Brian and wife Jane, East Havre Boucher; Jeffrey and wife Norma, West Arm, Tracadie; Robert and wife Maureen, Anitgonish; sister, Rosie (Francis) DeYoung, East Havre Boucher; brother, Loren, Detroit; 43 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, Gerard; grandson, Michael; brothers, Seward, Eddie, Jeffrey, Clarence and Clifford; sisters; Evelyn, Ida Mae, Genevieve, Margaret and Mary. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. today and from 2-4. 7-9 p.m. Friday, in St. Paul's Centre, Havre Boucher. Funeral will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. in St. Paul's Church, Rev. Angus MacGillivray officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Parish Building Fund. Arrangments entrusted to C.L. Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/25/99

BENNETT, Ernest James - 84, Halifax, died February 25, 1998. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late James Arthur and Mary Ann (Wheeler) Bennett. He had been retired from Mahars Transfer for 20 years, having worked most of his life in the trucking and transportation business. Surviving are his wife, the former Marjorie Weaver; sons, John, Ernest, Dartmouth; daughter, Jacklyn Hampshire, Winnipeg; brother, William, Halifax; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three sisters, a brother, four children. The family will receive visitors at 11 Ethel Crt., Dartmouth, from 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, donations to Parkinson's Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Division, or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/27/98

BENNETT, Evelyn Emily - Lunenburg, died March 29, 1999, in Harbourview Haven Home For Special Care, Lunenburg. Born in Plymouth, England, she was a daughter of the late John and Martha Johns. She was involved in the catering business in England for many years prior to coming to Canada. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are daughters, Evelyn (Mrs. George Skelton), Lunenburg; Patricia (Mrs. Peter Lewis), Plymouth, England; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert; several brothers and sisters. Private family committal at a later date in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. Donations to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Lunenburg. Arrangements entrusted to Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/30/99

BENNETT (Davies), Florence Irene - 78, Lower Sackville, died April 27, 1997, in Cobequid MultiService Centre. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late John and Florence (Rafter) Davies. She is survived by her husband, Walter; daughter, Jacklyn and husband Carman Lynch; grandson, Justin, all of East Uniacke; brothers, Donnie, Windsor Junction; Richard, Beaverbank; sisters, Margaret Pickrem, Lakeview; Joyce Lee, Gloria (Mrs. Alvin Guitard), Lower Sackville; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Buddy, Jimmie and Jackie. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Hope Cottage. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/29/97

BENNETT, Florence Jane - 84, Halifax, died March 6, 1995, in Fairview Villa. Born in Grand Bruit, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Sarah (Neil) Billard. She was an active member of St. John's Anglican Church, Fairview and ladies auxiliary for a number of years. Surviving are her husband, William John; daughters, Margot Fraser, Hammonds Plains; Sally Scott, Black Diamond, Alta.; son, Tom Bennett, Hammonds Plains; brothers, Tom, Edward, Grand Bruit; Stan, Port Aux Basques; Leslie, Spryfield; sister, Clair Mundon, Port Aux Basques. She was predeceased by brothers, Andrew, Herbet, Chess, Wilford. Funeral 11 a.m. today in St. John's Anglican Church, Fairview, Rev. Wayne Lynch officiating. Burial in St. John's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimers Society of Nova Scotia. Arrangements under the direction of Snow's Funeral Home, Halifax. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/08/95

BENNETT, Florence Lucetta - 76, Pugwash Junction, formerly of Wallace Bridge, Cumberland County, died June 5, 1994, in Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche. Born at Wallace Bridge, she was a daughter of the late Dr. John and Annie (Heughen) Chambers. She is survived by her daughter, Kaye (Mrs. Arnold White), Pugwash Junction; three sons, Keith, Vancouver, B.C.; Paul, Kentville; Lee, Bridgewater; three sisters, Dorothy Gilbert, Angus, Ont.; Mable (Mrs. Burgess Canning), Bedford; Betty Krumrei, Parrsboro; brother, Robert, Sarasota, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Stewart; two infant daughters; three brothers, James, John, Harry. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Mundle's Funeral Home, Pugwash, where funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Pastor David Young officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Wallace River. Donations may be made to any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/07/94

BENNETT, Florence Margaret - 93, Northwood Manor, Halifax, died June 26, 1993, in the manor. Born in Upper Derby, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Janet (Jardine) Cliff. She graduated from the Mirimachi Hospital and did post graduate work in public health. She worked for many years with the VON in Saint John, N.B. and Halifax. She ended her career as a dental assistant with the Halifax City School Board. She was a longstanding member of All Saints Cathedral, St. Luke's Branch of ACW and Fort Needham Chapter IODE. She is survived by two sisters, Dora, Lexi Douglas, both of Moncton, N.B. She was predeceased by her husband, Maj. Charles W.; sister, Hazel. No visitation by request. Funeral will be 1:30 p.m. today in All Saints Cathedral, the Very Rev. Austin Munroe officiating. Burial will be in Camp Hill Cemetery. Donations may be made to All Saints Cathedral Memorial Fund, or any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/29/93

BENNETT, Florence Mary - 88, Templar Street, Parrsboro, died July 20, 1997, in South Cumberland Community Care Centre, Parrsboro. Born in England, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Louisa (Burnett) Allison. Surviving are sons, Glenn, Southbury, Conn.; Donald, New Fairfield, Conn.; brother, George, Sydney Mines; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Glendon; sisters, Louise, Jessie, Ann. Private committal service will be held in St. George's Anglican Cemetery. Donations to any charity.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/22/97

BENNETT, Foster Daniel - 81, 1099 Sherman Belcher Rd., Centreville, Kings Co., died February 19, 1995, at home. Born at Ross Creek, Kings Co., he was a son of the late Daniel and Ella (Metzler) Bennett. He lived in the Valley area all of his life where he worked on farms in the various parts of the Valley. He was a truck driver for Gates and Watson, Cornwallis Trucking until retirement. He was a foster parent to 72 foster children over a period of 40 years. He was a member of Bethany Memorial Baptist Church, Aldershot. Surviving are sons, Eric, Carleton Place, Ont.; Douglas, Halifax; Brian, British Columbia; daughters, Barbara (Barb) (Mrs. Derek Wood), Centreville; Wendy (Mrs. Stewart Schofield), Kentville; sister, Jane Bull, Wilmington, Mass.; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Thelma Mae Price; brothers, Russell, Lester, William; sisters, Ethel, Mabel, Elizabeth. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, where funeral will 3 p.m. Wednesday, Rev. Gary Manthorne and Rev. Gerald Zinck officiating. Burial in Pereau Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or VON, Kings branch. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/21/95

BENNETT, Francis Leo (Frankie) - 65, 245 Whitney Ave., Sydney, died February 21, 1999, at home. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late John Arthur and Lillian (Joseph) Bennett. He was a member of St. Theresa Parish. He was a retired auto mechanic, owner-operator of Bennett Transmission, Sydney. He was an avid antique car enthusiast, and garnered numerous stock car racing wins in his day. Surviving are his wife, the former Anna Collins; daughters, Shelley (Mrs. Spyro Trifos), Carol Forrest, Sydney; Lori (Mrs. Ron MacDonald), Marion Bridge; son, Francis, Harvey Station, N.B.; five grandchildren; sisters, Marion Benoit, Mary Fraser, Joan MacIntosh, Patricia Kendall, Helen MacKinnon, Sydney; brothers, Arthur, Clarence "Buddy", Rudolph "Rudy", George, Anthony "Tony", Sydney. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Tuesday in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Theresa Church, Rev. Angus MacDougall officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/22/99

BENNETT, Freeman - 76, Lindsay, Ont., died April 30, 1999, in Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay. Surviving are his wife, the former Betty Kendell; stepsons, Edward Mooring, Scarborough, Ont.; Robert Kendell, Port Perry, Ont.; stepdaughter, Susan Brain, Woodstock, Ont.; two step-grandchildren; sister, Marjorie Whitman, Lawrencetown; brother, Charles, Gates Mountain, Middleton. Funeral was held May 2 in Mackey Funeral Home, Lindsay, Ont. Burial following cremation in Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby, Ont. Donations to any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 05/03/99

BENNETT, G. Arnold - 60, Parrsboro Roads, Cumberland County, died November 1, 1994, in Victoria General Hospital, Halifax. Born at Parrsboro Roads, he was a son of the late Harvey and Mary (Davis) Bennett. He is survived by his companion, Robyn Noiles; sisters, Mrs. Rhoda Willigar, Parrsboro; Lilly (Mrs. Ronald Mills), New Prospect; Mrs. Fanny Noiles, Parrsboro Roads; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Marjorie, Florence, Beatrice; brothers, James, Clarence. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Christ Church, Parrsboro Roads, Rev. John Swain officiating. Burial to follow in church cemetery. Donations may be made to any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/02/94

BENNETT, Garnetta M. - 74, Three Mile Plains, Hants Co., passed away October 22, 1999, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Dartmouth, she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Verna Swinemar. She lived all of her life in Dartmouth until moving to Three Mile Plains in 1985. For more than 20 years, she had battled many illnesses, including cancer. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jacqueline and Jeff Durling, Upper Falmouth, Hants Co.; grandsons, Matthew and Frank. Also survived by her many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of almost 50 years, Alton; and by brothers, Brent and Danny. She lived a very quiet and private life and according to her wishes cremation has taken place. No service. Flowers gratefully declined. Arrangements entrusted to Lohnes-Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert St., Windsor, N.S. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/23/99

BENNETT, George Albert - 74, Kingston, died April 15, 1995, in Victoria General Hospital. Born in Sheffield Mills, Kings Co., he was a son of the late Henry and Alice Bennett. Surviving are his wife, the former Mabel Simpson; daughters, Rose Ann (Mrs. Bob Sabean), Lakewood Road, Kings Co.; Alberta (Mrs. Allison Rafuse), Kingston; sons, George Jr., East Dalhousie; Douglas Robishaw, Brooklyn; sister, Marjorie Whitman, Lawrencetown, Annapolis Co.; brothers, Charles, Moshers Corner; Freeman, Oshawa, Ont.; seven grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a grandchild; brother, Lawrence; sister, Hattie. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday, both in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Dr. John Bartol officiating. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/17/95

BENNETT, George Ellsworth - 55, 1167 North Ave., Canning, Kings Co., died July 5, 1997, at home. Born in Kentville, he was a son of the late Ellsworth and Viola (Pelton) Bennett. He was a former member of Canning Volunteer Fire Department. He was a farm equipment mechanic and had been employed at Atlantic Co-op, New Minas, before becoming disabled. Surviving are his wife, the former Eleanor Hennigar; sons, Bruce, Canning; Mark, Kentville; Todd, at home; David Hares, Dartmouth; brothers, Arthur, Timberlea; Wayne, Canning; Harold, Hoyt, N.B.; sister, Myrtle (Mrs. Danny Thomas), North Bay, Ont.; three grandchildren. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville, Rev. Andy Crowell officiating. Burial in Habitant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Crosby Centre, Kentville.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/07/97

BENNETT, Georgina Gertrude - 82, Tecumseh, Ont., died January 9, 1995, at home. Born in West Wawanosh Township, Blythe, Ont., she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lockhart. Surviving are her daughters, Louise (Mrs. Robert Dawson), Ancaster, Ont.; Carol (Mrs. John Hatch), Tecumseh; son, John (J.D), Tampa, Fla.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Euphemia Meriam; brother, Jack, Goderich, Ont. She was predeceased by her husband, Malcolm James (Mac); grandson, Shawn Bennett; two sisters; a brother. Visitation will be 3-5, 7-9 p.m. today in Marcotte Funeral Home, 12105 Tecumseh Rd., East, Tecumseh, Ont., where funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel, Rev. Art Woitte officiating. Burial in Victoria Memorial Cemetery, Sandwich South Township, Ont. Donations to Metropolitan General Hospital, 1995 Lens Ave., Windsor, Ont. N8W 9Z9. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/11/95

BENNETT, Georgina H. - 82, Sherbrooke, Guysbourough Co., died November 27, 1999, in St. Mary's Memorial Hospital, Sherbrooke. Born in Sherbrooke, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Arabelle (MacDonald) Smith. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a member of St. John's United Church, Sherbrooke and was an avid bingo player. Surviving are sons, Douglas Gillis, Wayne White, both of Halifax; Gordon White, Fredericton, N.B.; Michael White, Oakville, Ont.; daughters, Marsha, Elizabeth, both of Halifax; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Charles White; her second husband, George Bennett; sisters, Evelyn, Freda, Carrie; brothers, Gerald, Reginald, Bruce, Murray, William, Douglas. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in Ecum Secum Funeral Home, Sherbrooke. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, in St. John's United Church, Sherbrooke, Rev. James Forbes officiating. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Sherbrooke. Donations to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. Arrangements entrusted to Ecum Secum Funeral Homes Ltd. 
The Sunday Herald
Published: 11/28/99

BENNETT, Gerald - 74, Halifax, died June 16, 1996, at home. Born in Channel, Nfld., he was a son of the late Wilson and Josephine (Dennis) Bennett. He served six years with the Royal Navy during the Second World War. He served in the Atlantic and Pacific theatres, being torpedoed twice. He was a journeyman electrician. He spent over 35 years with the Nova Scotia Department of Public Works, spending more than half his time as the electrical superintendant, retiring in 1985. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Scotia Branch, for over 45 years. He was also a member of Masonic Lodge Acadia 14. Surviving are sisters, Jean, Halifax; Ruth (Mrs. Walter Kettle), Dartmouth; Edna (Mrs. Leo Quenneville), Rawdon, Que. He was predeceased by brothers, James, Vincent. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Phillip's Anglican Church, Bayers Road, Rev. Don Ruggles officiating. Burial to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations to St. Phillip's Church memorial fund or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/17/96

CANNING FIRE CHIEF GERALD BENNETT DIES- BENNETT, Gerald Henry - 68, Canning, Kings Co., died July 21, 1996, at home. Born in Glenmont, Kings Co., he was a son of the late Rufus and Martha (Metzler) Bennett. He was employed as plant manager for Allen's Apple Juice, working dilgently to promote the apple industry on behalf of Valley apple producers. He was an honorary member of Nova Scotia Fruit Growers Association. He was fire chief of the Canning Volunteer Fire Department, having actively served for over 39 years. He was an active member of the Nova Scotia Fire Officers Association and the Nova Scotia Fire Chiefs Association. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Kings Branch 6, having served as first vice president; member of West Nova Scotia Regiment Association and the Memory Club. He was a member of Canning Baptist Church. He served with various community activities. Surviving are his wife, the former Myrtis Crandall; son, Gerald and wife Pierrette, Ottawa, Ont.; Larry and wife Linda, Fredericton, N.B.; grandchildren, Derek, Tanya, Karen, Ryan, Kathryn; great-grandchildren, Austin and Joshuah; sisters, Winnifred Rockwell, Wolfville; Lois MacBride, Blomidon, Kings Co.; Jean Conrad, London, Ont.; Marilyn (Mrs. Rudy Burghardt), Canaan, Kings Co. He was predeceased by infant son, Wayne; brothers, George, Vernon, Manley, Ross; sisters, Minnie, Mildred. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, legion service 7 p.m. today, both in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlor, Kentville. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, in Canning Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. Mark Parent and Rev. Dr. Freeman Fen- erty officiating. Burial will be in Hillaton Cemetery, Kings Co. Donations in memory may be made to Victorian Order of Nurses, Kings Branch. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/23/96

BENNETT, Gerard Majella - 67, Kingston, died April 7, 1995, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born at Deer Lake, Nfld., he was a son of the late Patrick and Diana (Sullivan) Bennett. He was a retired diesel mechanic in the Canadian Armed Forces and a veteran of the Korean War. Surviving are his companion, Janet Tupper; daughters, Louise (Mrs. David Anderson), Belleville, Ont.; Diane (Mrs. Kirk Thurber), Kingston; sister, Anne Bennett, Buchans, Nfld.; brothers, Peter, Buchans; Jim, London, Ont.; Patrick, Scotland; a grandson. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Gisele Laberge; brothers, William, Jack; sisters, Pauline, Vera. Visitation 7-9 p.m. tonight, 24, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, funeral 2 p.m. Monday, all in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Gordon Thurber officiating. Burial in St. Lawrence Cemetery, Kingston. Donations to Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/08/95

BENNETT, Gertrude Augusta - Halifax, died October 29, 1998, in Armview Estates. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late LeCain and Mary (Trahon) Risser. She is survived by a daughter, Shirley Scott; granddaughters, Deborah Wentzell and husband Evan, Lynda Scott-Beed and husband Stephen; great-grandchildren, Christine, Victoria and Jonathan Wentzell, Timothy, Scott and Melissa Beed; sister-in-law, Vera Butler, all of Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband, Frederick George Bennett. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday in J.A. Snow Funeral Chapel, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Interment in Oakridge Memory Gardens.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/31/98

BENNETT, Glen Cecil - 65, Murrays Siding, died June 18, 1995, at home. Born in Upper Canard, he was a son of the late Fred and Elizabeth (Melvin) Bennett. He was a lifelong resident of Truro and was employed with Nova Enterprises as a heavy duty mechanic. Surviving are his wife, the former Lorraine Worrell; sons, Fred P., Keith, Lower Harmony; brothers, Eric, Milford; Lewis, Armdale; sisters, Marjorie Finch, Ruby Leapold, Kentville; Mildred Kent, Musquodoboit; two grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Winnifred MacKenzie. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, Rev. Curtis McDonald officiating. Burial in Crossroads Cemetery, Valley. Family flowers only. Donations to any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/20/95

BENNETT, Henry Daniel (Harry) - 88, 3509 Warren Ave., New Waterford, formerly of Villa Nova, Dominion, died June 28, 1993, in New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in Dominion, he was a son of the late Michael J. and Eliza Jane (MacCormick) Bennett. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church. He was interested in all types of sports. He was very knowledgeable about the poultry industry. He is survived by his companion, Carmella Rockett, New Waterford; foster son, John Burke, New Waterford; sister, Marcella, Dominion; a niece. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Catherine Chapasoll; two brothers, Howard, Gregory; three sisters, Flor- ence, Colleta, Gertrude Eldridge. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Curry's Funeral Home, 140 Main St., Glace Bay. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Immaculate Conception Church. Burial will be in Cavalry Cemetery. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/29/93

BENNETT, Henry T. (Harry) - 95, 116 Purcell's Cove Rd., Halifax, passed away peacefully at 133 Leeside Dr., Coxheath, in the home of his son Henry, on Wednesday, March, 17, 1999. Born in Halifax on September 13, 1903, he was a son of the late C. Henry and Mary (Nelson) Bennett, Halifax. He attended College Street School, and St. Mary's College, was active in shell racing and canoe racing with St. Mary's and Jubilee Boat Club, Halifax. He was a charter member and past president of the Halifax Federal Credit Union and past commodore of the Royal CB Yacht Club and a fraternal affiliate member of the RC Legion. Harry was awarded the Coronation Medal, the Centennial Medal by Queen Elizabeth II and the order of Canada. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Halifax and one of the original members of Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Sydney River. He had been employed for over 40 years with the Department of National Revenue and Taxation, retiring in 1969. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are daughters, Kathleen (Danny) MacCormack, Sydney; Marilyn, Charlottetown; sons; Brian F. (Shirley), Henry N. (Colleen), both of Coxheath; grandchildren, Lorna, Sheila, Maureen, Christopher, Michael, Trevor, Jeffrey, Brian. He was predeceased by his wife, Doris in 1993; a granddaughter, Elizabeth; a brother, Jack Bennett; a sister, May Mantin. The late Mr. Bennett will have visitation in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel today from 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Saturday, in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Rev. Paul MacDonald officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations to a charity of choice.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/18/99 

BENNETT, Isabelle Katherine - 78, Spencer Memorial Home, formerly of Snow Avenue, Moncton, N.B., died December 16, 1995. Born June 5, 1917, in Baddeck, Victoria Co., she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Sadie MacKenzie. She was a former employee of Simpsons. She was active in the affairs of the Ladies Aid Society and was a former member of the Business and Professional Womens Club, Caribou. Surviving are her husband, Fred; daughter, Mrs. Vicki Lynn Scott, Bathurst, N.B.; grandchildren, Monique, David. She was predeceased by sister, Ella MacLeod; nephew, Sandy MacLeod. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service to be held in the spring at Knox Presbyterian Church, Baddeck, followed by burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Baddeck. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/20/95

BENNETT, James A. - 79, North East Margaree, Inverness County, died December 17, 1992, in Victoria General Hospital. Born in North East Margaree, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Catherine (MacLellan) Bennett. He was a member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, North East Margaree and member of Knights of Columbus. He is survived by three daughters, Catherine, Dartmouth; Margaret (Mrs. Laurie Cranton), Margaree Centre; Rose Marie (Mrs. Kelly Shaw), Margaree Valley; son, Lawrence, North East Margaree; sister, Anna Rose, North East Margaree; five grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Beatrice Amelia AuCoin. The body is in St. Patrick's Room in St. Patrick's Hall, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday in St. Patrick's Church, Rev. Bernie MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements under the direction of Inverness Funeral Home. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/19/92

(1)BENNETT, James Douglas - 54, Dartmouth, died July 25, 1994, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Ernest and Marjorie (Weaver) Bennett, Dartmouth. He is survived by his daughter, Dawn M., Dartmouth; three sons, James R., Jeddore; John W., Dartmouth; Darrell K., Lake Echo; two brothers, John D., Ernest W., both of Dartmouth; sister, Jacqueline Hampshire, Winnipeg, Man.; a grandson and granddaughter. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth, where funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Rev. John Tyrrell officiating. Burial will be in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/27/94

(2)BENNETT, James Douglas - 62, Hazel Hill, Guysborough County, died December 8, 1994, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born at Hazel Hill, he was a son of the late Calvin and Rita (Richardson) Bennett. He was a retired mechanic. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force and was a member of branch 46, Royal Canadian Legion, Canso and St. Paul's United Church. He is survived by his wife, the former Jean Long; daughter, Rhonda, Canso; sons, Darren, Hazel Hill; Tracy, Dartmouth; sister, Sandra (Mrs. Gerald Ehler), Hazel Hill; brother, Nelson, California; two grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, Lawrence. Cremation has taken place. Funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday in St. Paul's United Church, Canso, Rev. Bill Ford officiating. Burial will be in Star of the Sea parish cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Paul's United Church or Eastern Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are under the direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/10/94

BENNETT, James K. - 63, Halifax, died September 13, 1994, at home. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Michael and Florence (Fisher) Bennett. He was an electrician by trade having been employed with the Halifax Shipyards. He is survived by six sisters, Mrs. Bonnie Hudson, Halifax; Mrs. Florence Hooper, Mrs. Nancy Fraser, both of Toronto; Mrs. Gloria Anderson, Dartmouth; Mrs. Joan Landreault, Port Hawkesbury; Mrs. Sylvia Stewart, Musquodoboit; brother, Keith, British Columbia. He was predeceased by a sister, Betty MacKenzie; brother, Lawrence (Larry). Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be 9 a.m. Friday in St. Theresa's Church, Halifax. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 09/15/94

BENNETT, Janet Marie - 34, Berwick, Kings Co., died May 26, 1995, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Berwick, she was a daughter of William and Ida (Comeau) Bennett. Surviving are a daughter, Amanda, at home; maternal grandmother, Rita Comeau, Cape St. Marys, Digby Co.; brothers, Donald, Gary, Paul, Waterville; Steven, Cambridge; David, Terry, Berwick; sisters, Brenda Clarke, Kentville; Wanda, Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Valerie in infancy. Funeral 2 p.m. today in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick, Rev. Brian Garnett officiating. Burial in Cambridge Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 05/29/95

BENNETT, Jeddore Charles - 77, St. Rose, Inverness Co., died February 7, 1998, in Breton Bay Nursing Home, Sydney. Born in Margaree, he was a son of the late John C. and Ester (Doucet) Bennett. He was a member of St. Margaret's Roman Catholic Church, Broad Cove. Surviving are sisters, Elizabeth Kennedy, Dunvegan, Inverness Co.; Audrey (Mrs. John MacNeil), Boston; brothers, John Murdock, Montreal; Hector, Toronto, Ont.; Paddy, Brantford, Ont.; Alex, St. Rose; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Mary Ellen MacDonald; brother, Jim. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Inverness Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Margaret's Church, Broad Cove, Rev. Alex MacLellan officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to any charity.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/09/98

BENNETT, Jessica Dawn - 3, 50 Prince St., North Sydney, January 3, 1994, in Sydney City Hospital. Born in Corner Brook, Nfld., she was a daughter of Michelle Marshall, North Sydney and Terry Bennett, Pasadena, Nfld. She is survived by a brother, Jonathan, at home; paternal grandparents, Gerald and Barbara Bennett, Pasadena; maternal grandmother, Ida Marshall, North Sydney. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. The body will be transferred to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook for funeral and burial. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/05/94

BENNETT, Jewell Mae - 75, Milton, Ont., died May 27, 1998, in Milton District Hospital. Born in Amherst, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd and Minnie (Gorvette) Rushton. Surviving are her husband, Warren Bennett; daughter, Joanne Furlong, Edmonton; sons, John Barton, Sackville, N.B.; James Barton, Milton, Ont.; stepdaughters, Marie (Mrs. Bill Harding), Burlington, Ont.; Carroll Bennett, Mississauga, Ont.; sisters, Phyllis (Mrs. Clyde Dickson), Lois (Mrs. Rod Chell), Amherst; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Joseph Barton; brother, Jack. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday in Cumberland Memorial Chapel, Amherst, Rev. Byron Corkum officiating. Burial to follow in St. John's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Springhill.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 05/28/98

BENNETT, John Arthur - 89, 273 Royal Ave., Sydney, died April 26, 1995, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born at Cow Head, Nfld., he was a son of the late Henry Arthur and Jane Louise (Benoit) Bennett. He was a member of St. Theresa's Parish, Sydney. Prior to retirement in 1971, he had been employed for many years in the rod and bar mill at Sydney Steel Corp. Surviving are daughters, Marion Benoit, Mary Fraser, Joan MacIntosh, Patricia Kendall, Helen (Mrs. Arthur MacKinnon), Sydney; sons, Arthur, Clarence (Buddy), Rudy, Francis (Frank), George, Anthony (Tony), Sydney; 32 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Lillian Joseph; brothers, Alonzo, Clarence; sisters, Phyllis in infancy, Rene Burke. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Theresa's Church, Rev. John Morrison officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/28/95

BENNETT, Joseph Andrew Sr. - 63, 1 Ocean Ave., Dominion, died August 10, 1995, in Glace Bay General Hospital. Born in Dominion, he was a son of the late George and Elizabeth (McMullin) Bennett. He was employed with Cape Breton Development Corp. for 38 years, retiring in 1989. He was a member of Dominion Pensioners Club; active member of board of directors of Dominion Recreational Complex and a member of Immaculate Conception Church. He was an avid dart player for many years. Surviving are his wife, the former Frances Desrosiers; sons, Joseph Andrew Jr., Ontario; Bernie, Glace Bay; brother, Robert, Sarnia, Ont.; sisters, Eunice (Mrs. Ed Thistle), Sydney; Joan, Dominion; two grandchildren. He was predeceased by a grandson; brothers, Peter, Kevin, Bernie, Reginald; sisters, Mary, Ursula. No visitation by request. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday in Immaculate Conception Church, Rev. Joe Graham officiating. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Immaculate Conception Church building fund. Arrangements under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home Ltd., Glace Bay. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/12/95

BENNETT, Julia Catherine - 97, Fairview, formerly of Whycocomagh Portage, Inverness Co., died April 20, 1998, at home. Born in Glen Mor, Inverness Co., she was a daughter of the late James and Marcella (MacKenzie) MacAulay. She was a member of Little Narrows Presbyterian Church. Surviving are daughters, Jessella MacDougall, Baddeck; Jamie Hanson, Halifax; Christina (Mrs. Brian Holland), Longueuil, Que.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, W. Richard; son, Richard (Buddy); sisters, Ella, Annie, Sadie, Isabella; brother, Allen; grandson, James. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday in Little Narrows Presbyterian Church, Rev. Lorne MacLeod officiating. Burial in Little Narrows Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Little Narrows Cemetery fund. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/21/98

BENNETT, Kenneth Arthur - 71, New Minas, died December 1, 1998, at home. Born in Canning, he was a son of Alpha and Nellie (Dorman) Bennett. He lived in the Canning area most of his life. He was employed as an electrician and mechanic. At the time of his retirement, he worked as a bartender for the Canning Legion. He was a member of the Canning Volunteer Fire Department for a number of years. Surviving are sons, Hartney, Wilmot; Jim, Cathcart, Ont.; Tony, Barrie, Ont.; daughters, Katharine England, Sharon Bennett, Kentville; Kimberly Bennett, New Minas; sister, Kathleen Smith, Ottawa; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brother, Hartney. Visitation 7-9 p.m today, funeral 2 p.m. Friday, both in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, Rev. Andrew Crowell officiating. Burial in Habitant Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations to VON, Kings Branch, or Canadian Cancer Society.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/03/98

BENNETT, Laurie Burton - 66, Dartmouth, died May 31, 1996, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Pereaux, Kings Co., he was a son of the late George and Effie (Barkhouse) Bennett. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Dartmouth. For most of his life he worked for Bill Lynch Shows, and also for Campbell's Soup, Dartmouth. He was a parking lot attendant at the Professional Centre, Dartmouth. Surviving are his wife, the former Patricia Ellis; brothers, Earl, Centreville; Clarence, Steam Mill; Emmerson, Cambridge. He was predeceased by brothers, Kenny, George Edward, Hugh Henry. Funeral 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church, Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth, Rev. David Watt officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, Dartmouth. 
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Published: 06/03/96

BENNETT, Lawrence - 88, 937 Prince St., Sydney, died January 13, 1995, in Sydney Community Health Centre. Born in Newfoundland, he was a son of the late William and Martha (Hinks) Benoit. He worked at Sydney Steel Corporation in the blast furnace department as a carpenter prior to retirement. He was a member of Bethyl Presbyterian Church, Sydney and a veteran of the Second World War. Surviving are his wife, the former Effie Rachel Reid; sons, Roy, Albert Bridge; Bill, Ontario; Jim, Sydney; daughters, Martha (Mrs. Spencer Bagnell), May (Mrs. Jim Anderson), Jean (Mrs. Stan Erickson), Donalda (Mrs. Jim Sepasli), Ontario; Ann (Mrs. Clyde Voutier), Sydney Mines; Margie (Mrs. Ralph Rafuse), Fouchu; Helen Burgess, Sydney; stepdaughter, Elaine, Ontario; 25 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by several brothers and sisters; two grandsons. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today in Bethyl Presbyterian Church, Sydney, Rev. Robert Lyle officiating. Burial in Hardwood Hills Cemetery. Donations to Alzheimers Society of Nova Scotia or any charity. Arrangements under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel. 
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Published: 01/16/95

BENNETT, Lawrence (Larry) - 62, Halifax, died August 2, 1994, in Victoria General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Michael and Florence (Fisher) Bennett. He worked for Halifax Wholesalers for 15 years. He was formerly employed at Bolands as stock controller. He was a member of Independent Order of Foresters (IOF) and an associate member of the Chiefs and Petty Officers Mess, Windsor Park. He is survived by his wife, the former Bernice Melanson; six sisters, Roberta B. (Mrs. Percy Hudson), Halifax; Florence (Mrs. Bill Hooper), Nancy (Mrs. Jack Fraser), both of Ontario; Gloria (Mrs. Harry Anderson), Dartmouth; Joan (Mrs. Roland Landiault), Port Hawkesbury; Sylvia (Mrs. Dave Stewart), Middle Musquodoboit; two brothers, James, Halifax; Keith, British Columbia. He was predeceased by a sister, Betty MacKenzie. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Friday in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/04/94

BENNETT, Leona Jennie - 84, Valley View Villa, formerly of New Glagsow, died April 7, 1997, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glagsow. Born in Stellarton, she was a daughter of the late William Henry and Maude Hester (Pembleton) Taylor. She was a member of Christ Anglican Church, Stellarton. Surviving is sister, Marjorie Munro, New Glasgow. She was predeceased by her husband, Hibbert; brothers, Arthur John, one in infancy. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday in Christ Anglican Church, Rev. Frank Likely officiating. Burial in church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/10/97

BENNETT, Louis Donald - 80, Orangedale East, died July 23, 1994, in Victoria County Memorial Hospital, Baddeck. Born in Orangedale East, he was a son of the late William and Jessie Ann (MacLeod) Bennett. He was a retired employee of Little Narrows Gypsum Company. He was a member of Circom Lodge 66, Whycocomagh and Little Narrows Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, the former Pearl Fraser; three daughters, Jessie Margaret (Mrs. William Robia), Catherine Pearl (Mrs. Bernie Beaton), both of Lawrencetown; Christena (Mrs. John Murdock-Campbell), Centreville; son, Lewis William, Orangedale East; sister, Mrs. Christena Perry, Massachusetts; two stepsisters, Mrs. Hazel Merlin, Massachusetts; Mrs. Sadie Wong, North Sydney; brother, Richard, Halifax; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild. He was predeceased by two sisters, Catherine Crowis, Evelyn MacDonald; stepsister, Ida. Cre- mation has taken place. A graveside and masonic service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Little Narrows Cemetery, Rev. Lorne MacLeod officiating. Donations may be made to Little Narrows Cemetery Fund. Arrangements are under the direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/26/94

BENNETT, Margaret Corbett - 88, St. Petersburg, Fla., died July 28, 1994, in St. Petersburg. Born in Havre Boucher, she was a daughter of the late James P. and Christina (Chisholm) Corbett. She graduated from the Halifax Infirmary in 1929 and began her nursing career in various parts of Nova Scotia. She later moved to Fanwood, N.J. and nursed at Muhlumberg Hospital in Plainfield, N.J. In 1971, she and her husband retired to St. Petersburg where she was an active member of St. Paul's Parish. She is survived by her husband, William H.; daughter, Ellen M. Bennett, Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Agatha DesBarres, Nashua, N.H.; Winnifred MacDonald, Edmonton, Alta.; three brothers, Carl, Wilfred (Bill), both of Havre Boucher; John Corbett, Antigonish. She was predeceased by two sisters, Inez, Alice; two brothers, Rev. Neil (CSR), Gerald. Cremation took place in Florida. A memorial service will be September 16 in St. Paul's Church, Havre Boucher. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/23/94

BENNETT, Mark Edward - 80, 763 King St., New Waterford, died February 2, 1994, in New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in Dominion, he was a son of the late Mark and Charlotte (Hart) Bennett. He was a member of Mount Carmel Church and New Waterford Pensioners Club. He was a retired coal miner. He is survived by his wife, the former Edith Gardiner; seven sons, Alex (R.B.), London, Ont.; Robert, Charlie, Michael, Ray, Greg, Jimmy, all of New Waterford; four daughters, Joan (Mrs. William Jones), Jean Smith, Barbara Bourgeois, Cheryl (Mrs. Ronnie Mackie), all of New Waterford; sister, Mrs. Jean Carr, New Waterford; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two daughters; six brothers; three sisters. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Saturday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday in Mount Carmel Church. Burial will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/04/94

BENNETT, Mary Cecilia - 77, Pioneer Court, Dartmouth, died October 31, 1995, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Port au Port, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Samual and Annie (Young) Parsons. Surviving are sons, Donald, Trenton; Wayne, Pictou; Joey, Perry, Dartmouth; daughters, Joan (Mrs. Gerard White), Fort McMurray, Alta.; Sylvia (Mrs. Rudy Wellon), Elmsdale; Geraldine Delaney, Halifax; Debbie (Mrs. Scott White), Dartmouth; Claudine (Mrs. Ern Wall), Corner Brook, Nfld.; Phyllis Tremblay, Lower Sackville; Bonnie Henderson, Cole Brook; brothers, Martin, Halifax; Bill, Quebec; 30 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Stephen; several brothers and sisters. Visitation today, funeral Friday morning, both in St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Flat Bay, Nfld. Arrangements under the direction of J. Albert Walker and Sons Funeral Home, Dartmouth, and transferred to Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville, Nfld. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/02/95

BENNETT, Michael Francis - 77, Yarmouth, formerly of Amherst, died November 12, 1999, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Deer Lake, Nfld., he was a son of the late Michael and Viola (Russell) Bennett. He served overseas with the North Nova Scotia Highlanders during the Second World War. He worked as a construction contractor throughout Nova Scotia for over 40 years until his retirement in 1984. He was a former member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Amherst, Halifax and Yarmouth. He was a former member of the Carpenters Union. Surviving are his former wife, Marguerite Bennett, Beecham Road; daughters, Debrah Esser, Sharon Estabrooks, Amherst; Shirley White, Beecham Road; sons, Gary, Yarmouth, with whom he resided; Brian, Fenwick; sisters, Clara Gabriel, Cod Roy Valley, Nfld.; Violet Eisner, Lena Bricker, New Jersey, USA; Barbara Impson, Colorado, USA; brothers, LeRoy, Caledonia; Austin, Concession; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sister, Margaret; brothers, Christopher, Joseph. Funeral 2 p.m. today, in Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst, Rev. Danny Compton officiating. Burial at a later date in Newfoundland following cremation. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity. 
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Published: 11/15/99

BENNETT, Michelle Robin - 25, Lower Harmony, passed away September 11, 1998, in Wolfville. Born in Truro, she was the daughter of Fred and Bonnie (MacKenzie) Bennett, Lower Harmony. She was a fourth year student at Acadia University and a graduate of Colchester Community College. She was an active softball player with the Stuart Pontiac Buick team. Michelle loved animals and her dog, Smokey. She is survived by her boyfriend, Richard Webb, Truro; brother, Robert, at home; maternal grandparents, Roy and Doris MacKenzie, Murrays Siding; paternal grandmother, Lorraine Bennett, Truro; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by paternal grandfather, Glen Bennett. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. today in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, Rev. Morley Bentley officiating. Burial in Harmony Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. 
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Published: 09/14/98

BENNETT, Noreen Olive - 71, Nictaux, Annapolis Co., died June 19, 1995, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Brandon, Man., she was a daughter of the late Walter and Dorothy (Tuningly) Reed. She was active in many community organizations. Surviving are her husband, John; son, Thomas, Prince Albert, Sask.; daughters, Linda (Mrs. Richard (Dick) Thompson), Middleton; Colleen (Mrs. Mark Flawn), Greenwood; sisters, Mrs. Daphne Janzen, Audrey Herd, British Columbia; brothers, Roy, Dennis, Robert, British Columbia; Calvin, California; nine grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Daniel; brother, James. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Bill McLeod officiating. Donations to Mid-Valley Palliative Care pain pump fund. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/21/95

BENNETT (Baumgartl), Pamela - 43, Middle Sackville, died February 25, 1998, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site, palliative care unit. Born in Montreal, she was a daughter of the late Josef and Henny Baumgartl. She was a former employee of the Co-operators Insurance Inc. and co-owner of Loving Hands Elder Care. Surviving are her husband, Thomas; son, Joey, at home; sister, Elke (Mrs. Cameron Rodger), Peterborough, Ont.; brother, Peter, Burlington, Ont.; four nieces and two nephews. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 11 a.m. Saturday, both in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Cremation to follow. Burial at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to QEII, VG Site, palliative care unit or Canadian Cancer Society.
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Published: 02/27/98

BENNETT, Pearl Sarah Margaret - 74, Orangedale East, died October 26, 1996, in Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Born in Dartmouth, she was a daughter of the late Angus and Alice (Myers) Fraser; and foster daughter of the late Dan and Margaret (MacLean) Matheson. Surviving are daughters, Jessie Margaret (Mrs. William Robia), Catherine Pearl (Mrs. Bernie Beaton), Lawrencetown, Halifax Co.; Christina (Mrs. John Murdock Campbell), Centreville, Inverness Co.; son, Lewis William, Orangedale East; sister, Mrs. Joan Hanzelka, Montreal; brother, Gerald Fraser MacKintosh, Oxford; foster brother, Edward Matheson, Whycocomagh Portage; seven grandchildren; a great-granddaughter. She was predeceased by husband, Louis Donald; sisters, Thelma Woods, Mary Dorothy Gaetz; brothers, Angus, Robert, Howard, William, Roy, Earl; three grandchildren; foster brothers, Alex, Murdock, Farquhar; foster sister, Christina. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Tuesday at the family residence. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in Little Narrows Presbyterian Church, Rev. Lorne MacLeod officiating, assisted by Rev. Donald Sutherland. Burial in church cemetery. Donations to Little Narrows Cemetery fund. Arrangments entrusted to Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh. 
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Published: 10/28/96

BENNETT, Reginald George - 75, 321 Kings Rd., Dominion, died March 7, 1994, at home. Born in Dominion, he was the son of the late George and Elizabeth (McMullin) Bennett. He was a veteran of the Second World War and served overseas as a trooper with the Canadian Army. Serving in the Second World War he the recipient of the Star Defence Medal and Clasp. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 78, Dominion. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church and an active member of the Men's Club. He was a retired coal miner with Devco. He is survived by his wife, the former Shirley McNeil; two sons, Kevin, Adrian, both of Saint John, N.B.; daughter, Cathy (Mrs. Carl Blanchard), Saint John; two brothers, Joseph, Dominion; Robert, Sarnia, Ont.; two sisters, Eunice (Mrs. Eddy Thistle), Sydney; Joan Bennett, Dominion; four grandchildren. He was predeceased by three brothers, Peter, Kevin, Bernie; two sisters, Mary, Ursula. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in Immaculate Conception Church, Rev. John McKinnon officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/08/94

BENNETT, Reta Kathryn - 79, Hazel Hill, Guysborough County, died July 12, 1993, in Eastern Memorial Hospital, Canso. Born in Canso, she was a daughter of the late James and Janet (Armsworthy) Richardson. She was a homemaker and member of St. Paul's United Church, Canso and UCW. She is survived by a daughter, Sandra (Mrs. Gerald Ehler), Hazel Hill; son, James, Hazel Hill; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Lawrence; three sisters; three brothers. Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. today in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Paul's United Church, Rev. Donald Britt officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Canso. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to any charity. 
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Published: 07/13/93

BENNETT, Richard Aldon (Buddy) - 54, Halifax, died January 24, 1998, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Infirmary Site. Born in Kenlock, Inverness Co., he was the son of Julia Catherine (MacAulay) Bennett, Halifax, and the late William Richard Bennett. He was a plumber and was retired from the Halifax Dockyards. Surviving are his former wife, Anna MacLean, Dartmouth; daughter, Wanda Lea Bennett, Halifax; sisters, Mrs. Jessella MacDougall, Baddeck; Mrs. Jasena (Jamie) Hanson, Halifax; Christena (Mrs. Brian Holland), Longueuil, Que. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday in Little Narrows Presbyterian Church, Rev. Lorne MacLeod officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Donations to Little Narrows Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh.
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Published: 01/26/98

BENNETT, Robert (Buddy) - 47, 1050 Frenchvale Rd., Frenchvale, died November 8, 1997, in Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in Sydney Mines, he was a son of Rod and Grace (McInnis) Bennett, Sydney Mines. He was self-employed and established R. Bennett Enterprises in 1984. He was an adherent of St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting. In his earlier years, he was involved in local baseball in the Sydney Mines area and was a former member of the local snowmobile club. Surviving are his wife, the former Elsie Hatcher; son, Ken Hennessey, Ottawa; sisters, Sharon (Mrs. Fred Howard), Florence; Shirley (Mrs. Donnie MacDonald), Sydney Mines; brother, Roddie and wife Gerry, Sydney Mines; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by daughter, Selby. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday in St. Matthew Wesley United Church, Rev. David Hann officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Donations to St. Matthew Wesley United Church; St. Pius X Church, Sydney Mines; Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, or any charity.
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Published: 11/10/97

BENNETT, Robert Edgar - 81, 1333 South Park St., Halifax, died April 27, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Sydney, he was the youngest son of the late Robert and Elfreda (Davis) Bennett. He began his career in broadcasting with CJCB Radio in Sydney and was a producer with CBC Radio Halifax when he retired. Surviving are brother, Fred, Sydney; two nephews and three nieces. He was predeceased by brother, Roy. Cremation has taken place. Committal at a later date in Hardwood Hill Cemetery, Sydney. Donations to any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Sydney Memorial Chapel. 
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Published: 05/01/99

BENNETT, Robert Russell - 58, Oceanview Drive, Purcells Cove, died September 19, 1994, at home. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Albert and Rita (Lawlor) Bennett. He was employed for 25 years at Parts for Trucks, retiring in 1990 due to illness. He was a member of Canadian Marine Rescue Auxiliary; Armdale Yacht Club; Purcells Cove Club and the city dart league. He is survived by his wife, the former Elaine Neapole; two daughters, Krista, Karen, both at home; son, Scott, at home. He was predeceased by his stepfather Edward Kemp. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at 22 Oceanview Dr., Purcells Cove, Jennifer Fletcher officiating. A reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 09/20/94

BENNETT, Roland Everett - 79, Mill Village, Hants Co., died November 24, 1997, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Infirmary Site, Halifax. Born in Mill Village, he was a son of the late Elmer and Jessie (Harvey) Bennett. He enjoyed the outdoors, as well as photography and animals. He was predeceased by brother, Douglas; sister, Helen Miller. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Thursday, funeral 2 p.m. Friday, both in Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie, David Hallett officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery, Mill Village. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
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Published: 11/26/97

BENNETT, Royal Burton - 70, Pereau, Kings Co., died November 29, 1998, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Habitant, Kings Co., he was a son of the late Harry and Hazel (Huntley) Bennett. Surviving are his wife, the former Anna Cogswell; sons, Edward, Look Off, Kings Co.; William, Centreville, Kings Co., Harry, New Minas; daughters, Dianne (Mrs. Philip Aptt), New Minas; Judith (Mrs. Byrne Crooks), Campbellton, N.B.; brothers, Warren, Murray, Ontario; Lawrence, Kentville; sister, Evangeline (Mrs. Garnet Barton), Pereau; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, Dean. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in Valley Cornerstone Assembly Church, Hillaton, Kings Co., Pastor Chuck Kelades and Pastor Duane Collicott officiating. Burial in Pereau Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
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Published: 12/01/98

BENNETT, Samuel C. - 46, Oxford, Cumberland County, died May 4, 1994, in All Saints Hospital, Springhill. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Clarence (Hunky) and Alma (Colburn) Bennett. He is survived by a son, Jason, Oxford; brother, Frederick, British Columbia; sister, Sharon (Mrs. Carl Godfry), Dartmouth. He was predeceased by a son, Troy; brother, Douglas. Funeral will be 1 p.m. today in MacDiarmid's Funeral Home, Oxford, Rev. Blair Holden officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Oxford. 
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Published: 05/06/94

BENNETT, Sarah (Sadie) - 72, Dartmouth, died February 6, 1999, in Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born July 9, 1926, in Little Bay East, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Gordon and Alice (Thornhill) Scott. She moved to Nova Scotia in 1960. Surviving are daughter, Winnie (Mrs. Ken Whitman), Lower Sackville; sons, George, Dartmouth; Jesse, Halifax; sister, Winnie (Osborne) Scott, North Sydney; step-sisters, Mildred Herrington, Baddeck; Lillian Radford, Fort Nelson, B.C.; brother, George Scott, Halifax; five grandchildren. She was predeceased by brother, Archie Scott. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, Rev. Max Nesbitt officiating. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Salvation Army or Canadian Cancer Society.
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Published: 02/09/99

BENNETT, Thelma Mae - 73, 871 Murray Dr., Centreville, Kings Co., died December 23, 1994, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Medford, Kings Co., she was a daughter of Sarah (Barkhouse) Price, Church Street, Kings Co. and the late Edward Price. She lived in the Valley area all of her life and was a foster parent to 72 foster children over a period of 40 years. She was a member of Bethany Memorial Baptist Church, Aldershot and took an active role in church affairs. Surviving are her husband, Foster; sons, Eric, Carleton Place, Ont.; Douglas, Halifax; Brian, British Columbia; daughters, Barbara (Barb) (Mrs. Derek Wood), Centreville; Wendy (Mrs.Stewart Schofield), Kentville; sister, Roelene (Mrs. Ronald Keddy), Greenwich, Kings Co.; brothers, Frank, Paul, Port Williams; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Elaine. Visitation will be 24, 7-9 p.m. Monday in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, where funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. Gerald Zinck and Rev. Gary Manthorne officiating. Burial in Pereau Cemetery, Pereau, Kings Co. Family flowers only. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/24/94

BENNETT, Theresa B. - 70, 19-9th St., died September, 12, 1999. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Lucy (Kelly) Osborne. She was a member of St. John's Church, Glace Bay. Surviving are sister, Carmella, Glace Bay; brothers, James, Ontario; Fabian, Ontario; Allie, Dominion; Joe, Glace Bay; several nieces and nephews; grandnieces and grandnephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Pat, Leroy. No visitation by request. Private service in V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Burial to follow in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Rev. Paul McGillivray officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 09/14/99

PROMINENT BLUEBERRY PRODUCER V. BENNETT DIES - BENNETT, Vernon F. - 76, Fox River, Cumberland Co., died July 30, 1996, at home. Born in Fraserville, he was a son of the late Ervin and Beatrice (Morris) Bennett. He was a veteran of the Second World War; was involved in the lumbering industry for many years and was a prominent Cumberland County blueberry producer. Surviving are daughters, Shelly (Mrs. John Chambers), Montague, P.E.I.; Sherry (Mrs. Gerard Edwards), New Westminster, B.C.; sisters, Daisy (Mrs. Claude Brown), South Hampton; Bella (Mrs. Denzil Allen), Toronto; brothers, Bernard, Fox River; Basil, Pennfield, N.B.; Hughie, Howard, Williams Lake, B.C.; two grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Beulah, Leola, Clara; brothers, Wyman, Donald, Roger, Russell. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 Thursday in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday in Fraserville Union Church, Rev. Jeffrey White officiating. Burial in church cemetery. Donations to Fraserville Union Church or any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/31/96

BENNETT, Vincent R. - 80, Halifax, died June 6, 1995, in Victoria General Hospital. Born in Channel, Nfld., he was a son of the late Wilson and Josephine (Dennis) Bennett. He retired from National Sea Products in 1978. Surviving are sisters, Jean, Halifax; Ruth (Mrs. Walter Kettle), Dartmouth; Edna (Mrs. Leo Quenneville), Rawdon, Que.; brother, Gerald, Halifax. He was predeceased by a brother, James. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, Bayers Road, Halifax. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to VON or St. Philip's Anglican Church memorial fund. 
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Published: 06/07/95

BENNETT, Walter John - 79, 701 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, died November 29, 1997, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Mary (Anderson) Bennett. He retired from the Longshoreman's Association after 48 years of service and was a long-standing member of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church. He was an avid camper and was past president of Autumn Leaves Retirees Campers and member of Halifax Vagabonds Campers and Hikers (NCHA). Surviving are his wife, the former Josephine Gwendolyn Cameron; daughters, Margaret (Mrs. Barry McKee), Ottawa; Carole Anne MacKay, Halifax; son, Thomas Walter, Middle Sackville; brother, Lawrence, Kincaid, Sask.; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild. He was predeceased by daughter, Barbara Ann; sister, Olive Larson; a sister in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Ronald Cairns officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/01/97

BENNETT, Wilfred Charles - 78, Moncton, N.B., passed away at his residence, on Sunday, February 1, 1998, following a sudden illness. Born in Halifax, on December 2, 1919, he was a son of the late John William and Victoria (White) Bennett. He was a past president of the Caribou Chamber of Commerce, Caribou, Me., and served in the Royal Air Force (RAF), during the Second World War. Wilfred was retired from H.B. Nickerson and Sons. Wilfred is survived by his daughter, Vicki (Mrs. Lester Scott), Bathurst; brother, Patrick Bennett, Moncton; grandchildren, Monique and David. He was predeceased by his wife, Isabelle K. (MacKenzie) Bennett in 1995, and by sisters, Ethel, Dorothy, Lil, Marg and Cara; brother, Thomas. At the family's request, there will be no viewing, visitation or funeral service. The remains have been forwarded for cremation. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or memorial of donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Tuttle Bros. Funeral Home.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/09/98

BENNETT, William - 87, Port Caledonia, Cape Breton County, died March 13, 1994, in Glace Bay Hospital, South Street. Born in Port Caledonia, he was a son of the late William and Christina (Neilson) Bennett. He was employed as a coal miner at Donkin, 11, 1B and 26 collieries until his retirement in 1971. He was a member of St. Luke's Anglican Church, Port Caledonia. He is survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Florence Howie; daughter, June; brother, James. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in The Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Luke's Anglican Church, Rev. Sean Taylor officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Luke's Anglican Church or the Canadian Cancer Society. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/14/94

(1)BENNETT, William Gladstone - 95, Shubenacadie, died October 17, 1993, in Hillcrest Manor, Truro. Born in Shubenacadie, he was a son of the late Addison and Clara (Blackburn) Bennett. He was an adherent of Shubenacadie United Church and owned and operated a large dairy farm for many years in Shubenacadie. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by a niece, Louise Fleming, Mount Hope, Ont.; two grandnephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Annie; four brothers, Joseph, James, Bert, Thomas. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. tonight in Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie, where funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. Bob Zinck officiating. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, Mill Village. Donations may be made to Brookside Cemetery or any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/18/93

(2)BENNETT, William Gladstone - 76, Arlington, Kings County, died December 16, 1993, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Sheffield Mills, Kings County, he was a son of the late Freeman and Harriett (Bennett) Bennett. He lived in the Valley area all of his life, where he worked as a farmer and woodsman. He is survived by two sons, Eugene (Bud), Arlington; Fred, Halifax; three daughters, Shirley Hiltz, New Ross; Lorraine Rand, Arlington; Angie Henshaw, Wolfville; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Isabelle Corkum; two brothers, Elmer, Ralph; four sisters, Julia, Rita, Beulah, Blanche. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, where funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Rev. Dr. Freeman Fenerty and Rev. Robert Billings officiating. Burial will be in Hillaton Cemetery. Donations may be made to the VON, Kings Branch. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/17/93

BENNETT, William Henry (Bill) - 78, 166 Taylor St., Sydney, died January 12, 1993, in Sydney Community Health Centre. Born in Dominion, he was a son of the late William and Annie (MacLean) Bennett. He retired in 1962 from Sydney Steel Mobil Department. He was a founding member of Holy Redeemer Mens Club; member of Holy Redeemer Parish; Sydney Call Fire Department, Steel Workers and Pensioner's Club. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his wife, the former Gertrude Madore; five daughters, Juliann (Mrs. M. Marcoux), Gertrude (Sis) (Mrs. Frank Adey), Freda (Mrs. Gordon MacDonald), Debbie (Mrs. Frank MacNeil), all of Sydney; Fran (Mrs. Doug Moulton), Trenton, Ont.; three sons, Wayne, Ray, both of Sydney; Leo, Coxheath; 20 grandchildren; 14 greatgrandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Nelson; two sisters, Margaret, Carmella; three brothers, Agnus, Neil, Elmer. The body is in Sydney Memorial Chapel, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Holy Redeemer Church, Rev. George MacInnis officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Nova Scotia Lung Association. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/13/93

BENNETT, William J. - 70, Sydney, formerly of Frenchvale, died August 24, 1996, in cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Gillisville, he was a son of the late Andrew and Jessie (Gillis) Bennett. He served with the Canadian Army during the Second World War. he was employed with Progressive Wholesale, Sydney, for a number of years and later with the Nova Scotia Department of Highways until his retirement. He was a member of St. Mary's Church, Frenchvale. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Jeanette Walker; sons, Don- nie, Edmonton, Alta.; Andre, Beechmont; Roddie, Sydney; Terry, Barry, Frenchvale; Blaine, Toronto; Bruce, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; Paul, Amherst; Darcy, Fort St. John, B.C.; daughters, Jessie (Mrs. Bill McCormick), Howie Centre; Angela, Beechmont; eight grandchildren; sister, Theresa (Mrs. Angus Currie), Northside East Bay. He was predeceased by sons, Barry Francis, John Cecil; infant brother, Cecil. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Wednesday in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday in St.Mary's Church, Frenchvale, Rev. Paul Abbass officiating. Burial to follow in parish cemetery. Donations to any charity. 
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Published: 08/27/96

BENNETT, William Richard - 85, Fairview, formerly of Whycocomagh Portage, Inverness Co., died November 8, 1995, at 97 Rosedale Ave., Halifax. Born in Orangedale East, he was a son of the late William and Jessie (MacLeod) Bennett. He was a member of Little Narrows Presbyterian Church. He was retired from Little Narrows Gypsum Plant and was also a farmer and carpenter. Surviving are his wife, the former Julia MacAulay; daughters, Jessella MacDougall, Baddeck; Jamie Hanson, Halifax; Christina (Mrs. Brian Holland), Longueuil, Que.; son, Richard A., Halifax; sisters, Christina, Hazel, the United States; Sadie Wong, North Sydney; five grandchildren; three greatgrandchildren. He was predeceased by a grandson, James; brother, Louie; sisters, Catherine, Evelyn, Ida. Visitation 2-9 p.m. Friday in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in Little Narrows Presbyterian Church, Rev. Lorne MacLeod officiating. Burial to follow in church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Little Narrows Presbyterian Church or Little Narrows cemetery fund. 
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Published: 11/09/95

BENNETT, William T. - 92, 9 Pleasant St., North Sydney, died December 7, 1995, at home. Born at Channel, Nfld., he was a son of the late Edward and Mary (Thornhill) Bennett. He served with the RCMP Marine division prior to entering the Royal Canadian Navy. He served as chief petty officer on HMCS Husky and HMCS Otter during the Second World War. He was a self-employed fisherman out of North Sydney for a number of years, before working with the Department of Public Works, North Sydney until retirement. He was a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney and a life member of Royal Canadian Legion branch 19, North Sydney. He was an avid outdoorsman. Surviving are his wife, the former Martha Hopkins; daughter, Gloria MacKay, North Sydney; sons, William, Big Bras d'Or; David, North Sydney; grandchildren, Gloria, Tanya, David Jr., Donald. He was predeceased by a brother, Wilson; sister, Ida; grandson, William. Visitation 7-9 p.m. tonight in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral 2:30 p.m. Sunday in St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney, Rev. David Hann officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/09/95

BENNETT, Willis William - 78, Auburn, passed away March 25, 1998, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Aylesford, he was a son of the late William and Pearl (Potter) Bennett. He served overseas during the Second World War with Sherbrook Fusiliers. Wounded in action, he returned to Canada in 1945 on the hospital ship "The Lady Nelson". He operated a trucking business for 20 years and operated Bennetts Seafood Market, Wilmot, from 1966-1977. Surviving are his wife, the former Ruby Vidito; sons, Howard and wife Heather, Auburn; Robert and wife Doreen, Waterville; grandchildren, Ryan Bennett, Waterville; Mrs. Melanie Rose, Aylesford; sisters, Muriel Ogilvie, Belleville, Ont.; Marguerite Joudrey, Scarborough, Ont.; Elizabeth Holden, Oakville, Ont.; Idena Griffin, Peterborough, Ont.; Edith Bennett, Grandview Manor, Berwick. He was predeceased by brothers, Ralph and Voris; sisters, Elsie and Freda. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today and funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, both in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Clyde Lowe officiating. Burial in Nictaux Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses, Kings Co.
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Published: 03/27/98

BENNETT, Yvonne Bonnie - 63, Brooklyn Street, Kings Co., died July 4, 1999, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Northville, Kings Co., she was a daughter of the late Lester and Edith (Moore) Schofield. She resided in the valley area all of her life. She was a member of Billtown Baptist Church. Surviving are her spouse, Weldon George; son, Darryl, Oshawa, Ont.; daughters, Sherry Dominey, Brooklyn Street; Linda Bennett, Arlington; brothers, Roy; Kentville, Arthur, Billtown; Sheldon, Calgary; sister, Pat Brown, Centreville, Kings Co.; seven grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by son, Brian; sister, Lillian; a grandchild. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, both in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, Rev. Dr. Freeman Fenerty and Rev. Elias Mutale officiating. Burial in Lakeview Cemetery, Lakeville. Donations in memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. 
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Published: 07/06/99

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