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MacARTHUR, Pamela Jane "Pam" - 57, Lower Sackville, passed away peacefully Friday, May 5, 2006, in the VG Site, QEII. Pamie is survived by her loving husband of 31 years, Gordon "Gordie"; son, George Peter, at home; daughter, Sarah Rose Maureen MacArthur-Duffy (Reg Duffy), Collingwood; granddaughter, Emma Millie Rose; sister, Susan Rafuse, British Columbia; brother, Doug Rafuse, Moncton. Pamie was predeceased by her precious mother, Audrey (Rose); two children born in the Abha Kingdom; father, Harry Rafuse; brother, David Lockhart. Pam loved life and embraced the diversity of the human family. She was a lover of words, a patient and enthusiastic teacher and a master of storytelling. Mom/Pamie, you are loved and treasured. We will miss you everyday for the rest of our lives. You have been such a joy in our lives. Wing your way to the Abha Kingdom and be at peace. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where the funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. today. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. Flowers welcome or a donation in Pamie's memory to a charity of one's choice would be appreciated. On-line condolences are available through: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com "O Lord! Help this daughter of the Kingdom to be exalted in both worlds; cause her to turn away from this mortal world of dust and from those who have set their hearts thereon and enable her to have communion and close association with the world of immortality. Give her heavenly power and strengthen her through the breaths of the Holy Spirit that she may arise to serve Thee." - Thou art the Mighty One. ~'Abdu'l-Baha
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: May 8, 2006

MacASKILL, Laura Jane - 86, Port Hawkesbury/New Waterford, died October 3, 2006, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Nellie (MacLellan) McNeil. Surviving are companion, Alex MacIsaac; daughters, Frances, Sadie "Sister"; sons, Ronald, Robert, George; 17 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Alex MacAskill; sons, Thomas, Ronald; daughters, Donna, Jane Anne; two sisters; two brothers. No visitation. Cremation has taken place. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Agnes Church. On-line condolences/donation information: www.vjmcgillivray.ca 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: October 5, 2006

MacAULAY, Neil - 88, 42 Lakeview Dr., Glace Bay, died March 14, 1996, in Glace Bay Hospital, South Street. Born in New Boston, Cape Breton Co., he was a son of the late Angus and Margaret (Munroe) MacAulay. He was employed as a coal miner at Caledonia and no. 20 collieries until retirement in 1969. He served with the signal corps in Whitehorse, Yukon during the Second World War. He was a member of branch 3, Royal Canadian Legion and St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Glace Bay. Surviving are his wife, the former Gladys E. Page; daughters, Mary Aucoin, Halifax; Joan Osmond, Glace Bay; two grandchildren; brother, Angus Archie, Glace Bay; sister, Alexis Morash, Pearl River, N.Y. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Rev. Jim Skinner officiating. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Donations to St. Paul's building fund.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/15/96 

MacCORMICK, Christina - 79, 71 Park St., Dominion, died January 19, 1993, in Glace Bay Community Hospital. Born in Margaree, Victoria County, she was a daughter of the late Polycarpe and Luce LeBlanc. She had resided at the home of Mrs. James Anderson for the past 20 years and was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Bridgeport, Glace Bay. She is survived by two sons, Joey, Albert, both of Toronto; two sisters, Mrs. Zibina Mrs. Helen Ogrady, both of Sydney. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph; several brothers and sisters. No visitation by request. A private committal service will be in Calvary Cemetery, Bridgeport, Rev. John MacKinnon officiating. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/21/93

MacDONNELL, Donald James - 78, Inverside, formerly of Deepdale, Inverness Co., died June 5, 2006, in Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Born November 7, 1927, in Inverness, he was a son of the late Hughie Dan and Jennie (O'Brien) MacDonnell (Deepdale, Inverness Co.). He was a member of St. Margaret of Scotland Parish, Broad Cove and was retired from Evans Coal Mine where he operated the hoist for 26 years. Donald was an avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoyed the many visits from neighbours, friends and especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He volunteered for many of the early Broad Cove Scottish Concerts and step danced in a "Scotch Four" at the very first Broad Cove Concert. He loved listening to Scotch music and was known for entertaining with his guitar, mouth organ and mandolin at ceilidhs and functions, and at the Inverary Manor and Aite Curam. Surviving are his wife, Audrey May (Shaw); daughters, Kaye Dugas, Inverside; Eva (Gunny) MacLean, Inverness; Sarah (Xavier) Rankin, Orleans, Ont.; Darlene (Gerard) Gillis, Judique; Janice, Inverness; Patricia (Glen) Fee, Middle Sackville; sons, John (Shirley), Port Hawkesbury; Charles (Nora), Bernie (Sandra), Inverness; David (Trina), Timberlea; sisters, Catherine (Stan) Harding, Scotsville; Johnena MacLellan, S.W. Margaree; Mary Merlin (Greg), Inverness; Sadie (Herb) Burton, Scotsville; Penny (Ronald) Kennedy, Inverside; brothers, Hughie (Phyllis), Whiteside; Harold, New Glasgow; Jim (Susan), Inverness; many nieces and nephews; 22 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by daughter, Donna; son, Joseph in infancy; sister, Christena Shaw. Cremation has taken place. The late Donald James MacDonnell will rest in Inverness Funeral Home with visitation Thursday, June 8, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in St. Margaret of Scotland Church, Broad Cove, Father Hugh MacNeil and Father R.D. Smith officiating, with burial in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital, Inverness, St. Margaret of Scotland Parish Cemetery Fund or to a charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: invernessfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 7, 2006

MacDOUGALL (Casey), Maria "Blanche" - 1918-2006. Northwood Manor and Dartmouth, passed away April 12, 2006, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Merlin) Casey. She lived all of her life in the Halifax/Dartmouth area. She was a very loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and will be greatly missed by those surviving her: sons, Bill, Calgary, Alta.; Jim, Dartmouth; daughters, Jean (Joseph) MacLean, Pugwash; Elaine (Frank) Raiser, White Rock, B.C.; grandchildren, Joe (Peggie) MacLean, Dr. Andrea MacDougall (Graeme Welgan), Bryan (Danielle) Raiser, Marc (Tomoko) Raiser; great-grandchildren, Nicole and Beth MacLean, Sarah Raiser; brothers, Ken, Edwin, and sisters, Anna (Kennedy), Sheila (Patton), Jean (Pottie). She was predeceased by her husband, Jim, as well as brothers, Gerald, Michael, Joe, Bernard, and sisters, Maureen, Mary, Eileen. Visitation will take placed in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be on Saturday at 11 a.m. in St. Peter's Church, Maple Street, Dartmouth, Father Owen Connolly officiating, assisted by Deacon Jack MacNeil. Interment at a later date. Donations may be made in Blanche's memory to Hope Cottage. On-line condolences may be made to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 14, 2006

MacDOUGALL, Mary Loretta - 77, New Waterford, died October 27, 2006, in New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Hubert and Beatrice (Boudreau) Muise. Surviving are daughters, Linda Gale, Rhonda, Joanne Tighe; sons, Roddy, Brian; sisters, Lillian MacEachern, Martha MacCormick, Anna Cormier, Mary Carruthers; brothers, Charles, Hubert, Bernie; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; special friend, Lou Mercer. She was predeceased by husband, Joseph; brothers, Joseph, Willie John; sisters, Cecile, Evelyn, Kay. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday in Mount Carmel Church. Condolences: www.vjmcgillivray.c
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: October 28, 2006

MacDOUGALL, Susan - 95, Seaview Manor, Glace Bay, died March 20, 1999, at the manor. Born in South Branch, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late James and Helen (Smith) Gale. She had resided in Glace Bay since 1925 and was a former resident of 203 Reserve St. Surviving are daughters, Rita, Glace Bay; Margaret (Mrs. RenÄ Karrer), Windsor, Ont.; Cora (Mrs. Hugh Richards), Vancouver; sons, James, Brian, Greg, all of Glace Bay; Hector, Hamilton; Ken, Trenton, Ont.; Wayne, Calgary; sister, Agnes Aucoin, Newfoundland; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Francis MacDougall; brothers, Alec "Sandy", John, James; sisters, Julia, Min, Margaret, Lucy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral 10 a.m. Thursday in Holy Family Church, MacKays Corner, Glace Bay, Rev. MacDonald officiating. Burial in St. Anne's Cemetery, Glace Bay Family flowers only. Donations to Friends of Seaview Manor, Glace Bay.
The Sunday Herald
Published: 03/21/99

MacEACHERN, Thomas Robert "Bobby" - 77, Judique, died June 16, 2006, in Strait Richmond Hospital. Born June 8, 1929, he was  a son of the late John and Euphemia (Malcolm) MacEachern. In early years, Bobby followed the hard rock mines in Ontario and  New Brunswick. He returned home to Cape Breton in 1963 where he worked as a stationary engineer at the mill in Port  Hawkesbury and was a lobster fisherman during that time. He continued to enjoy fishing after his retirement from Stora in  1991. He was a member of the Judique Fire Department and a devout parishioner of St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church. Bobby  enjoyed his daily crossword puzzle, visits from his many wonderful neighbours and friends, far and wide, and his daily walks  up the Campbell Road. He loved to attend the Saturday night square dances in West Mabou. He prided himself on his winemaking  ability and was always eager to hear the reviews from visitors who sampled his latest batch. He was affectionately known as  "Poppa" by his 15 grandchildren, who brought great joy to his life. He cherished life and considered every day to be a  "gift" to be lived to its fullest. The courage and integrity he showed when faced with his own mortality will forever live  in our hearts. He was predeceased by his wife, Anna Mae (Rankin), in 1992; son, Robert "Robbie", in 1996; and sister,  Florence Lahey. He will be sadly missed by his daughter-in-law, Marina (MacIsaac), Judique, and her children, Marci, Michael  and Kelsi; son, Randy and wife Joan (Foote), Bedford, and their children, Glen and Jennie Mae; son, Wayne and wife Arlene  (Campbell), Judique, and their children, Thomas and Dougald; son, David and wife Cynthia Mathieson, Miami, Fla., and their  children, Alasdair and Madison; daughter, Marie and husband D.A. MacNeil, Middle Sackville, and their son, Logan; son, Angus  and wife Maria Hartery, Frankville, and their children, Sarah and Rankin; and son, Glen and wife Trena Christie MacEachern,  Judique, and their children, Christie, Jack and William. He is also survived by brothers, William (late Alice), Ottawa;  Stanley (Barbara), Toronto; Donald (Margie), Massachusetts; Johnny (Janice), Troy; David (Kitty), St. Catharines, Ont.;  sisters, Monica (late Tom) Fallon, Virginia; Barbara Banks, Massachusetts; Bernadette Gillis, Massachusetts; Catherine (late  David Surette), Bedford; Chris Walker, Kentville. Visitation will be held in the Judique Chapel of Inverness Funeral Home  today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in St. Andrew's Church, Judique, with Father Allan  MacMillan officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Judique Cemetery Improvement  Fund. "Beannachd Leibh" and "God Bless". On-line condolences may be sent to: invernessfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 19, 2006

MacFARLANE, Bruce - Died June 12, 2006, in Glace Bay Healthcare Complex. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Doug and Helen (Gouthro) MacFarlane. Surviving are his wife, Jean (McIntyre); brother, Butch (Florence), Calgary; many nieces and nephews; special grandnephews, Paul and Michael Breski; grandnieces, Kate and Laura MacMullin. He was predeceased by sister, Bea Thrasher; brothers, Charles and Matt. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Curry's Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in St. John the Baptist Church, Rev. John J. MacIntyre officiating. Interment in St. John's Cemetery, Glace Bay.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 14, 2006

MacFARLANE, Sarah Agnes - 80, formerly of Plymouth, Pictou Co., passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2006, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Heatherton, she was a daughter of the late John Alexander (Jack Dan) and Mary Anne (Chisholm) Chisholm. Sarah was a long-time resident of Plymouth. She was a member of St. Gregory's Roman Catholic Church and the C.W.L., and a member of the Golden Glen Seniors of Plymouth. Sarah worked as a clerk for Robertson's Drugs then moved to Montreal where she resided for five years. She finished her working years at the Riverview Adult Residential Centre, Riverton. Surviving are daughter, Shelley (Mrs. Mitchell Mombourquette), Halifax; son, Paul and wife Marilyn, Durham; grandsons, Cameron and Rory, and granddaughter, Joei; sisters, Mary B. (Mrs. Bud Gilbert), Massachusetts; Theresa (Mrs. Lauchie MacDonald), Heatherton; brothers, Eugene, Antigonish; Colin (Mary), Halifax; Lauchie (Mae), Heatherton; Pat (Joan), Ontario; a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Angus Cameron MacFarlane; sisters, Helen, Betty, and Bernie; brothers, Donald and Ernie; son-in-law, Tim Meisner. Her remains will rest in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow, with visiting from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in St. Gregory's Roman Catholic Church with Father Robert Day officiating. Burial will be in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery. Donations in memory of Sarah may be made to St. Gregory's Roman Catholic Church. The family would like to thank the girls at Townsview Estates and the nurses of the 4th floor of Colchester Regional Hospital for the care their mother received. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 26, 2006

MacGILLIVRAY, Mary "Bernadette" - 67, Addington Forks, Antigonish Co., passed away peacefully Monday, June 19, 2006, in R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish. Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (MacInnis) Chisholm. Bernadette was a member of St. Ninian's Parish. Surviving are her husband, Cyril; children, Hughena, Antigonish; Joe (Christine), Brierly Brook; Patricia (Willie Lorefice) MacGillivray, Antigonish; Paul, Antigonish; eight grandchildren, and sister, Isabel. She was predeceased by brothers, Charlie, Jackie, Gordon and R.J.; sisters, Theresa and Betty. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Rev. Ray Huntley presiding, burial to follow in St. Columba Cemetery, Lakevale. Donations to R.K. Nursing Home Foundation. www.MacIsaacs.ca
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 20, 2006

MacKAY, Alexander Duncan John - 48. Our "Sandy" passed away in Victoria County Memorial Hospital on June 16, 2006, after a 
lengthy battle with cancer. Born in Baddeck on December 14, 1957, he was a son of William and Olive MacKay. He spent many 
years as a long distance truck driver and enjoyed his hours on the highway. In order to spend more time with his family he 
gave this up to take over the management of the Irving Service Station in Baddeck. When that venture ended he worked in the 
woods, logging and providing firewood for many local customers. Sandy was a member of both the Farquharson Presbyterian 
Church in Middle River and St. Mark's Lodge No. 35 in Baddeck. He is survived by Debbie (MacPhee), his loving and devoted 
wife of 29 years, and their sons, Matthew (Tara), Edson, Alta.; Gregory (Jessica), Whitecourt, Alta.; and Justin, at home. 
The pride and joy of Sandy's life was his granddaughter, Alexandra, Whitecourt, Alta., who was born on his birthday, 2004. 
Besides his parents, he is also survived by his brother, Grant (Chrissie), Fox Creek, Alta.; and sisters, Ruth Ann (Mike), 
Wembley, Alta.; Heather (Gary), Fox Creek, Alta.; and Kathy (John), Grande Prairie, Alta.; his in-laws, James and Sheila 
MacPhee, Boularderie, Cape Breton; brothers-in-law, Kenneth (Karen), Boularderie, Cape Breton; Richard (Dawn), Boularderie, 
Cape Breton; sister-in-law, Alanna (Ernest), Newmarket, Ont. There are also numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and 
nephews and a multitude of incredibly wonderful friends, who he cherished. Sandy was predeceased by an infant sister, Brenda 
Jean. Visitation will be today from 2-5, 7-9 p.m. in MacAskill's Funeral Home, Baddeck. The funeral service will be held in 
Knox Presbyterian Church, Baddeck, on Tuesday, June 20, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Lloyd Murdock officiating. Interment will be in 
St. Andrew's Cemetery, Baddeck Forks, followed by a luncheon in Knox Community Hall, Baddeck. In lieu of flowers, donations 
may be made to the Cancer Patient Fund c/o Cape Breton Regional Hospital, 1482 George St., Sydney, NS B1P 1P3, or the 
charity of one's choice. The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to the doctors and nurses at both the 
Baddeck and regional hospitals for the kindness and special care that Sandy always received. On-line condolences to the 
family may be e-mailed to: gffjords@telusplanet.net Arrangements are under the direction of MacAskill's Funeral Home, 
Baddeck. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 19, 2006

MacLEAN, Catherine Mary "Kaye" - 89, passed away peacefully in Victoria County Memorial Hospital, Baddeck, on June 17, 2006. 
Born December 22, 1916, in Hunter's Mountain, Victoria Co., she was a daughter of the late Phillip and Mary (MacIver) 
Campbell. In 1935, she graduated from the Nova Scotia Provincial Normal College in Truro and in the 1960s, she took the 
four-year Primary Block Summer School Program at Dalhousie University in Halifax. She taught at South Side Baddeck, Church 
School, Middle River; Baddeck Bridge, Hunter's Mountain, and Middle River Consolidated School from where she retired in 
1976. Kaye was a member of Farquharson Presbyterian Church in Middle River, a life member of the Women's Missionary Society, 
later called the A.M.S., and a member of the Middle River Historical Society. She was an active volunteer in her community 
serving on many committees and boards. She will be best remembered for the many delicious and bountiful meals she prepared 
in her home in Hunter's Mountain. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, doing crossword puzzles, the cryptograph, and in her 
later years, watching hockey on T.V. She is survived by daughters, Mary Ross (Edwin), River Denys; Ruth MacRae (Angus), Port 
Hawkesbury; son, Donald (Lillian), Baddeck; grandchildren, Susan Ross, Port Hawkesbury; Faye Ubinger (Phil), Raleigh, N.C.; 
Stuart Ross, Calgary; Chantal Bernard and Dr. Andre Bernard, Halifax; Greg MacRae (Audrey), Halifax; Richard MacRae, 
Toronto; Elliott MacLean (Shelley), Fox Creek, Alta.; Fraser MacRitchie (Marie), Whitecourt, Alta.; Janice Cox (Sean), 
Baddeck; great-grandchildren, Cory Fraser, Hannah and Kennedy Ubinger, Ella and Kenneth MacRitchie, and Jake Cox. She was 
predeceased by her husband, Norman; daughters, Philene MacRitchie and Norma Bernard; brothers, John and Stanley, and sister, 
Christine Lundrigan. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 20, from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. in MacAskill's Funeral Home, Baddeck. The 
funeral service will be held in Farquharson Presbyterian Church, Middle River, on Wednesday, June 21, at 2 p.m. with Rev. 
Lloyd Murdock officiating. Interment will be in Middle River Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to 
Farquharson Presbyterian Church, Norma Bernard Memorial Bursary Fund, Strathspey Place, Mabou; Victoria County Memorial 
Hospital, Baddeck, or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to MacAskill's Funeral Home, 
Baddeck. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 19, 2006

MacLEAN, Mary Irene - 84, Harbourstone Enhanced Care and formerly of Reserve Mines, died June 12, 2006, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Glace Bay she was a daughter of the late Gus and Annie (Hickman) Parsons. She was a veteran of the Second World War. Surviving are sister, Thelma Wetmore, Dartmouth; close friend and caregiver, Jo Ann; several nieces and nephews. She will be missed by her loyal friend, her dog Comet. She was predeceased by husband, John P. MacLean; brothers, Allister and Gordon. No visitation. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in Patten Funeral Home Chapel. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery. patten@seaside.ns.ca 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 14, 2006

MacGILLIVRAY, Mary Helen "Ella" - 93, New Glasgow, died May 2, 2006. Born in Lourdes, she was the daughter of the late Mary Amanda MacDonald. Surviving are daughters, Mary, Catherine "Betty", Louise, Gordeen, Karen, Margaret "Peggy"; sons, Donnie, Jack, Jerry, Doug, Charlie; sister-in-law, Esther; 36 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; five great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Alexander; daughter, Hughena; sons, Angus, Daniel. Visitation 6-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: May 4, 2006

MacINNIS, Angus - 90, Glace Bay, died July 3, 2006, in Glace Bay Healthcare Complex. Born in Inverness, he was a son of the late John S. MacInnis and Mary MacIsaac. Surviving are his wife, Martha (Monnon); nephew, Ricky (Sharon) McInnis, whom he raised. He was predeceased by son, Wayne Alphonse; nephew, Carter McInnis; sisters, Cassie MacIsaac, Peggy MacKenna, Kaye MacNeil, Tina Jones; brothers, Stephen, Alexander. Arrangements are under the care of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Funeral mass 11 a.m. today in St. Anne's Church. Burial in the parish cemetery. On-line condolences available through: www.vjmcgillivray.ca
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: July 6, 2006

MacINNIS, Daisy Mae -- 54 Grand Anse, Richmond County, died August 20, 1992, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, Richmond County. Born in West Bay Centre, Richmond County, she was a daughter of the late John and Alice (Eastman) Campbell. she is survived by her husband, John; three daughters, Deborah (Mrs. Pernell Carter); Shirley (Mrs. Bruce Sampson), both of Grand Anse; Helena, Dartmouth; three sons, Stephen, Paul, Gordon, all of Grand Anse; six sisters, Nettie (Mrs. Harold Frost), Grand Anse; Mrs. Mertle MacRae, Dartmouth; Diane (Mrs. James Eager), Cleveland, Richmond County; Mrs. Gloria Ferguson, Port Hawkesbury, Inverness County; Mrs. Marie MacLeod, Ontario; Marlene (Mrs. Alex MacEachern), Creignish, Inverness County; three brothers, Jackie Grand Anse; Carl, Bill, both of Ontario; five grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Billy. The body is in River Bourgeois Funeral Home, visiting 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. today. The body will be in Black River United Church, Richmond, visiting 3-4 p.m. today, where funeral will follow at 4 p.m., Rev. Glen Morrison officiating. Bruial will be in MacKay Cemetery, Dundee, Richmond County. Donations may be made to any charity. Arrangements under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/22/92

MacINNIS, Donald F. - 71, Dundee, died December 21, 1995, in Dundee. Born in Belmoral, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late Frank and Barbara (Burns) MacInnis. He was a woodsman most of his life, retiring six years ago. Surviving are daughters, Erma (Mrs. Howard Hatcher), Port Hawkesbury; Darlene (Mrs. Dan Magee), West Bay; Donna (Mrs. Curtis LeBlanc), River Bourgeois; sons, Donald, Frank, Dundee; sisters, Flora (Mrs. Donald MacRae), Margaret (Mrs. Delbert MacRae), Dundee; brother, John, Grand Anse. Visitation 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. today in River Bourgeois Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Sunday in Black River United Church, Dundee, Rev. Irene Gunn officiating. Burial to follow in McKay Cemetery, St. Georges Channel. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/23/95

MacINTYRE, Catherine Jean "Kaye" - 62, Port Hawkesbury, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 2, 2006, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, surrounded by her loved ones. Born in Sydney on March 25, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Blanche (Leomoine) Townsend (Louisbourg). She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Fred "Bugs"; daughter, Kelly, son-in-law, Pat, and precious grandchildren, Daniel and Leah; brothers, George (Rose), Bridgewater; Jim (Anne), Catalone; nephews, David, Donald, Russie, Melvin, and Michael; special niece/granddaughter, Shelly; many "special" and dear friends. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her daughter, Vesta (1988); Vesta's father, Vesty (1971). There will be no visitation. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Port Hawkesbury, Father Bill Crispo officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations in Kaye's memory may be made to Strait Richmond Palliative Care Society. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: May 4, 2006

MacINTYRE, James Anthony - 65, Glace Bay, died April 25, 2006, in Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late John J. and Mary Ann McIntyre. In earlier years, James worked for Dominion Coal Co., at the Broughton Mine. As a pastime he loved to fish. James was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a number of brothers and sisters. At James' request, there will be no visitation and cremation has taken place under the care of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. A graveside service will take place May 13 at 11 a.m. in St. Anne's Cemetery, Father Leo Boone officiating.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 27, 2006

MacINTYRE, Mary Ann - 91, a resident at the home of Joan and John MacGregor, 8 Borden St., Glace Bay, died December 23, 1995, in Glace Bay Community Hospital. Born at Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Gillis) MacIntyre. She was a member of St. Anthony's Church. She was a retired school teacher. Surviving are nieces, Betty MacIntyre, Glace Bay; Margie (Mrs. Jack Merrick), Adeline Malcolm, Alberta; Mrs. Beverly Furino, Kay (Mrs. Sandy Currie), Toronto; nephew, Buddy Aucoin, Alberta. She was predeceased by sisters, Adeline Aucoin, Elizabeth Myers; brothers, Peter James, Angus. No visitation by request. Funeral 11 a.m. today in St. Anthony's Church, Rev. Jake Andrea officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Homes Ltd, Glace Bay.
The Chronicle-Herald
Published: 12/26/95

MacINTYRE, Thomas M. - 91, Amherst, passed away peacefully on April 28, 2006, in Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Nappan, in the presence of his beloved wife of 63 years, Margaret. Born in Big Pond Centre, Cape Breton on June 11, 1914, he was a son of the late Edwin MacIntyre and Jane MacLellan. He attended primary school at Big Pond and high school at Sydney Academy. He attended St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia Agricultural College and MacDonald College of McGill University, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master of Science Degree in Animal Nutrition. He started his working life in the defense industry and then lectured at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish in Chemistry for seven years. During this period, from 1942 to 1949, he served his country as the commanding officer of the Naval Training Division at St. F. X. University and held the rank of Lieutenant Commander. In 1949, he joined the staff at the Nappan Experimental Farm as a research scientist and in 1959 became Superintendent of that institution until his retirement in 1979. During his tenure at the Nappan Experimental Farm he continued his research work in animal nutrition and authored and published many scientific and technical papers. Tom was a life-long member of the Nova Scotia Institute of Agrologists and the Canadian Society of Animal Science and served as President of both organizations. He was a member of the Agricultural Institute of Canada, the Chemical Institute of Canada, the Poultry Science Association, the Maritime Marshland Rehabilitation Advisory Committee and the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Winter Fair. In 1979 he was made an Honourary Life Member of the Canadian Society of Animal Science and received the Certificate of Merit from the same Society in 1980. That same year he was made an Honourary Member of the Nova Scotia Institute of Agrologists and in 1982 was elected a Fellow of the Agricultural Institute of Canada. In 1989 Tom was made an Honourable Associate of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. Throughout his life he was a staunch supporter of co-operatives and credit unions, having served on the Boards and as President and Officer of the local Amherst Co-operative and Credit Union. At the provincial level he served on the Board of Directors of Credit Union Central of Nova Scotia and served as Chair of the Board for two terms. In 1989 he was awarded the Atlantic Canada Distinguished Co-operator Award. The local Amherst Credit Union also gave him its Distinguished Service Award and named the meeting room at the Amherst Credit Union the "MacIntyre Room". Tom served on Amherst Town Council in 1958-59 and was a member of the Stadium Building Committee. He contributed to the Highland View Regional Hospital as a member of its Board of Commissioners for four years and as its Chair in 1971. He was a member and Past Chair of the Nativity of Our Lady Parish Council and also served as President of the Cumberland Branch of the Federal Super Annuates National Association for 10 years. As an active member of the Amherst Rotary Club, Tom served on the Board of Directors for many years and held all offices, including President in 1970-71. A dedicated supporter of Camp Tidnish and the Radio Auction, he could always be counted upon to lend a much-needed hand. For his efforts he was awarded the Paul Harris Fellow Award of the Rotary Club of Amherst. He is survived by his wife, Margaret (Stevenson); daughters, Jane (Marinus) Van de Sande, Truro; Linda (Hugh) Brown, Mississauga, Ont., Karen (John) Burchell, Ottawa, Ont. and Noreen (Yvon) Lavallee, Beaconsfield, Que., as well as 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by sisters, Angela MacKinnon, Hilda MacPherson, Catherine MacIntyre; brother, Douglas MacIntyre. He was predeceased by his parents, Edwin and Jane (MacLellan) MacIntyre; brothers, Roderick, Hector, Michael, Hugh, Alex and Pius; and sister, Madge (Campbell). Visitation will be held in Furlong Funeral Home, Church Street, Amherst today, May 1 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in Nativity of Our Lady Parish, 50 Cornwall Ave., Amherst, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 2. Donations may be made to Nativity of Our Lady Church or to a charity of your choice. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: May 1, 2006

MacISAAC, Frances Anne - 88, Brierly Brook, Antigonish Co., died June 9, 2006, in St. Regional Martha's Hospital. Born in Codroy Valley, N.L., Frances was a daughter of the late James and Theresa (Wall) Downey. In 1939 she moved to Antigonish, where she entered St. Martha's School of Nursing. In 1941 she married Dan H. MacIsaac of Brierly Brook. With the exception of one year in Pictou County, where her husband worked in the Pictou Shipyards during the Second World War, Frances lived her entire life in Brierly Brook before she moved to the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home. She was an employee of St. Martha's Regional Hospital for 12 years. She was a member of St. Ninian's C.W.L. for over 50 years and also served on St. Ninian's Parish Council. A woman of deep faith, generosity and integrity, she valued education and instilled in her 12 children an appreciation of independent thought. Frances is survived by her children, Mary (Tony Bekkers), Antigonish; Bernard (Ann), Ottawa; Effie (Jim Taylor), St. Andrew's; Gordon (Anne), Ottawa; Jessie (Edis Flewelling), Halifax; Daniel J. (Gwen), Antigonish; Anne (John Boyd), Cribbons Point; Theresa (Rand Fishleder), Iowa; Cabrini (Marcie Macquarrie), Halifax; Kenzie (Mary Margaret) Brierly Brook; Cecelia, Halifax; Hector (Ann), Brierly Brook; grandchildren, David (Denise), Maria (Andrew), Gordon (Tara), Lisa (Greg), Helen (Robert), Tommy (Ella), Doreen (Mathew), Cecelia, Eleanor, John, Ellen, Jean (Wilfried), Kenzie, Tara, Alexis, Daniel Alexander, Gwen, Colin, Michael, Chris (Faith), Barbara (Donald), Peggy, Sam, Sarah, Jacob, Claire, Allison, Hector, Meaghan, Sheena, Bernard, Andrew, Kayla, Emma Frances, Cole, Caleb; sisters and brothers, Theresa Cashin, Stephenville, N.L.; Kay Barry, St. John's, N.L.; Cecelia Hall, Ottawa; Jerome, James, Codroy Valley, N.L.; Joseph, St. John's, N.L.; Anne MacNeil, Glace Bay; Lucy Briggs, Calgary; great-grandchildren, Daniel, David, Adrienne, Rachel, Peter, David, Therese, Baileigh, Aisling, Adrianna, Emily, Laura, Robert, and Jonathan. Frances was predeceased by her husband, Dan H.; sister, Sister Andrina of the Presentation Order of Newfoundland; brothers, Edward, Bernard, Anthony, and grandson, Steven. Visitation will be held today from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish. Funeral service will be held today at 3 p.m. in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish, with Rev. Leo Boone presiding. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish. www.MacIsaacs.ca
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Published: June 12, 2006

MacISAAC, Lillian - 79, 230 Convent St., New Waterford, died January 16, 1993, in New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in Cheticamp, Inverness County, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Deveaux) Aucoin. She was a member of St. Agnes Parish, New Waterford. She is survived by four daughters, Margie (Mrs. Ian Flemming), Truro; Anna (Mrs. Charles Ball), Sydney; Linda, Francine, both at home; two brothers, Leo, Dan, both of Cheticamp; a grandson; three granddaughters. She was predeceased by her husband, Pius; son, Jimmie; three sisters; two brothers. The body is in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford, visiting 2-4, 79 p.m. today. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Agnes Church. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Shelter for the Homeless, Sydney. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/18/93

MacISAAC, Mary Cecile - 81, Maple Hill Manor, formerly of 3430 Plummer Ave., New Waterford, died December 1, 1995, in New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in Grand Etang, Inverness Co., she was a daughter of the late Henry P. and Mary (Cormier) Aucoin. She was a member of St. Michael's Parish. Surviving are daughters, Margaret (Mrs. Jack Forbes), Kingston, Ont.; Dianne (Mrs. Jerry Miller), Truro; Betty (Mrs. Lorne Marchand), Agnes MacIsaac, Louisdale; sons, Gordon, Moose Jaw, Sask.; Raymond, New Waterford; Maurice, Marion Bridge; Alex J., Roger, Halifax; Francis, Sydney; Richard, Antigonish; brothers, Dominic, Sydney; Phonse, Leonard, Reserve; Arthur, Stoney Creek, Ont.; sisters, Sabine LeFort, Halifax; Isabel Aucoin, Reserve; Germaine Baylis, Toronto; 22 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Alex Angus; brother, Francis. Funeral 10 a.m. today in St. Michael's Church, River Ryan, Rev. Bill Rankin officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to Maple Hill Manor or any charity. Arrangements under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, New Waterford.
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Published: 12/04/95

MacISAAC, Sister Rita Margaret (CSM) - 89, Bethany Motherhouse, Antigonish, died March 14, 1994, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Dunvegan, Inverness County, she was the daughter of the late Daniel A. and Mary (Beaton) MacIsaac. She received her teaching license from the Teacher's College, Truro which was followed by three years teaching experience and five years experience in cooking and homemaking. She entered the congregation of the sisters of St. Martha 62 years ago. She served as a homemaker in many of the congregation's teaching missions, including Bras d'Or, Eskasoni, Main-a-Dieu, Heatherton, Margaree, Bay St. Lawrence and Guysborough, and in hospitals in Glace Bay, Lethbridge, Alta. and Regina, Sask. She is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Annie Mae Aucoin, Mrs. Josephine Hunneeld, Eileen MacIsaac, all of Massachusetts. She was predeceased by four sisters, Mary Monahan, Margaret, Mary Catherine, Mary Ann; two brothers, Archie Ronald, Alexander Angus. A bible vigil will be held 1 p.m. today in Bethany Motherhouse. Liturgy of Christian burial will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Bethany Chapel, Rev. Regis Halloran officiating. Spring burial will be in Bethany Cemetery. 
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Published: 03/15/94

MacKAY, Melvin Alexander - 90, Willow Lodge Home for Special Care, Tatamagouche, formerly of East Earltown, passed away May 4, 2006, in the lodge. Born in Diamond, Pictou Co., he was the son of the late John and Myrtle (MacKay) MacKay. Melvin relied upon nature for his living as a trapper and woodsman. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving in the Corps of Engineers and saw action in various campaigns including the Battle of the Bulge. Surviving are nephew, Stewart MacKay (Evelyna), East Earltown; nieces, Jean Reid (Robert), Truro; Mabel Lahey (Terry), Dartmouth; several cousins and grandnieces and grandnephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Stella MacKay. No visitation by request. A Legion tribute service will be held Saturday, May 6, at 2:45 p.m. and funeral service will follow at 3 p.m., Rev. Morley Bentley officiating, both in Coulter's Funeral Home, Tatamagouche (657-3288). Interment will take place in Earltown Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to a charity of choice.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: May 5, 2006

MacKAY, Ruth - 84, Glace Bay. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ruth MacKay of 161 Alexander St., 
formerly of Seaview Street, Glace Bay, on Sunday, June 4, 2006, in Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Glace Bay, Ruth was 
a daughter of the late John and Ruth Foote (New Aberdeen), and the wife of the late John MacKay. Ruth was a beautiful wife, 
mother and friend. She devoted her life to caring for her family with love. She also spent quality time with her family 
members in Ontario. Ruth was a member of Baptist United Church. Ruth is survived by sons, Jack (Lynn) and granddaughter, 
Kristen Lois, all of Regina; grandson, Collin (Dyan) and great-granddaughter Morgan, Toronto; Keith (Karen) and granddaughter 
Rosslyn Elizabeth, all of Dartmouth; sisters, Olive Mitchell, Toronto; Maisie Townsend, Scarborough, Ont.; Verna Pretty, 
Marion Bridge; Lois (Art) MacKinnon, Vineland, Ont.; brothers, Bill (Nan) Foote, Bowmanville, Ont.; Harold Foote, Uxbridge, 
Ont. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Ruth was predeceased by her husband, John MacKay in 2001; 
daughter, Lois Elizabeth and son-in-law John Butler; sister, Mildred Stonehan (Scarborough, Ont.). There will be no 
visitation by request. Funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. in Baptist United Church with Gary Dillon officiating. 
Burial will take place in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney/Glace Bay Highway. Family flowers only by request of the 
family. Donation may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association. Arrangements have been entrusted to Patten Funeral Home & 
Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, 849-7520. On-line condolences may be sent to: patten@seaside.ns.ca
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Published: June 8, 2006

MacKENZIE, Eric Alexander - 51, Hamilton, Ont., formerly of Steeles Hill, Glace Bay, died March 31, 1998, at home. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of Theresa (Aucoin) MacKenzie and the late Alex MacKenzie. He was a member of Incarnation Roman Catholic Church, Hamilton. He was a self-employed truck driver. Surviving are his wife, Cheryl (Burrows) MacKenzie; sons, Lennie, Alex; daughter, Cathy, all of Hamilton; brother, Walter, Merlin, Ont.; sisters, Elaine (Mrs. Gordie MacKenzie), Whitehorse, Yukon; Diane (Mrs. John Steiger), Glace Bay; seven grandchildren; a number of aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and cousins. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in L.G. Wallace Funeral Home, 151 Ottawa N., Hamilton, and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday in Curry Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Glace Bay. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday in St. Anthony's Church, Glace Bay, Rev. Jake Andrea officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity.
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Published: 04/02/98

MacKENZIE (MacNeil), Mary Elizabeth - 79, Northside East Bay, died June 16, 2006. Born in Benacadie West, she was a daughter of the late Rory H. and Margaret (MacNeil) MacNeil. Surviving are children, Elizabeth, Murdoch, Darlene, Roddie, Cathy; son-in-law, Francis; 11 grandchildren; brother, Joe; sisters, Sally, Kitty, Betty; nieces, nephews, extended family. She was predeceased by husband, Gordon; infant son, Gordon Joseph; daughter, Brenda; brothers, Michael, Johnnie, Angus; sister, Kathleen. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday in St. Mary's Church. On-line condolences to: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca
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Published: June 17, 2006

MacKINNON, Anita Harriet - 90, Mulgrave, died October 9, 1994, in Guysborough Memorial Hospital, Guysborough. Born in Poulamon, Richmond County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Anne (Boudreau) Provost. She was a homemaker; member of St. Lawrence's Roman Catholic Church, Mulgrave and life member of Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Branch 43, Port Hawkesbury. She is survived by a daughter, Peggy (Mrs. Mac MacFarland), Vancouver, B.C.; son, James, Mulgrave; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, James Daniel; son, Gerald; daughter, Irene; two sisters, Mary Ellen, Emilena; two brothers, Lawrence, Ernest. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. tonight, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Mulgrave and Area Resting Place. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Lawrence's Roman Catholic Church, Mulgrave, Rev. Alex MacLellan officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery under the direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Donations may be made to Mulgrave and Area Resting Place.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/10/94

MacKINNON, Grace Bachelet - 81, Antigonish, passed away at home, October 18, 2006, with her family at her side. Born in Sydney Mines, she was a daughter of the late John and Jeanne (Roberts) Scott. Grace was a lover of literature and worked at the Antigonish Branch of the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library for many years until her retirement in 1990. Grace was an advocate for women and was the first president of the Antigonish Women's Association. She served on the board of the Antigonish and Area Homemakers Association and volunteered with the Friends of the R.K. She was a Club 60 member and an avid bridge player. Grace loved to garden and was appreciative of music and fine arts. Grace was an exemplary grandmother, a source of strength and encouragement, guidance and unconditional love. Her grandchildren in return, loved honoured and respected their Gran and provided her with countless hours of happiness. Their memories of their Gran's home will be a cherished mixture of boisterous family gatherings, quiet intimate chats and the flavour of the best apple pie. She is survived by her daughters, Karen, Marci (Raghu Sharma), Jean (Terry Langille); sons, Richard (Mary MacFarlane), Martin; daughter-in-law, Cathy MacKinnon; grandchildren; sister, Margaret Stephenson. She was predeceased by her husband, Stan; son, Robert (Bob); brother, William "Bill" Scott; sister, Mary "Molly" Stephenson; son-in-law, Jack Smith. The family would like to thank Karen, St. Martha's Hospital, and especially all the Hospital in the Home nurses and Palliative Care team for their compassionate care. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in MacIsaac Funeral Home, 61 Pleasant St., Antigonish. Mass of Christian Burial 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish, Rev. Andrew Gillies presiding. Burial in the parish cemetery. Reception to follow in St. Ninian's Place. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations to St. Martha's Palliative Care, 25 Bay St., Antigonish, NS B2G 2G5, or Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, Suite 204, 219 Main St., Antigonish, NS B2G 2C1, would be appreciated. www.MacIsaacs.ca
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: October 20, 2006

MacKINNON, Lawrence "Yud" - 75, St. Theresa Street, New Glasgow, passed away Friday, May 5, 2006, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Eureka, he was a son of the late Charles and Rosemary (MacAdam) MacKinnon. Yud attended St. John's Academy until grade 10 and finished grade 11 and 12 at New Glasgow High School. He then attended St. F.X. University and received his B.Sc. and B.Ed. Yud became Vice Principal in Sheet Harbour and later a teacher and coach at New Glasgow High School, where he went on to be Vice Principal and Principal. He was Superintendent of Operations, Pictou District School Board, and Superintendent of Personnel, Pictou District School Board, retiring in 1987. Yud served as a councillor for the town of New Glasgow, served on the Aberdeen Hospital Board and was an elected representative of Northumberland Region for the N.S.A.H.O. He was also an elected representative of St. John The Baptist Parish Council. Yud is survived by his wife of 50 years, Joan (MacIntosh) MacKinnon, Valley View; children, Cindy (Philip) MacLean, Vicki MacKinnon (Bobby Irving), Lisa (Brad) Ervin, Lawrence (Mindy) MacKinnon, Julie Rose (Blair) Long, all of New Glasgow; grampy to Lindsay and Shawn MacLean, Kristopher and Matthew MacIntosh, Kyle Ervin, Josh, Ben and Lauren MacKinnon; brother, Alex MacKinnon, Ottawa; sisters-in-law, Lois MacKinnon, New Glasgow; Shirley (Alden) McCully, Amherst; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; brother, John MacKinnon; sisters, Jean Russell and Kay Visser; mother-in-law, Julie MacIntosh; brother-in-law, Donnie MacIntosh. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, New Glasgow with Father Duaine Devereaux officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory of Yud may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, Aberdeen Palliative Care Society or Canadian Cancer Society. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: May 6, 2006

MacLEAN (Gillis), Flora Mae - 98, Iona, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 15, 2006. Born February 2, 1908, in MacKinnon Harbour, Cape Breton, she was the daughter of the late John Y. and Flora (Walker) Gillis. She graduated in the first graduating class from Iona Federated High School. In 1925, she graduated from the Nova Scotia Provincial Normal College in Truro, after which she taught school in Ingonish, Westmount, Baddeck, Ottawa Brook, Iona and Christmas Island. In 1939, she married Peter F. MacLean, with whom she became a member of the Iona community and gave generously of her time to Saint Columba Parish Altar Society, Rankin Memorial PTA, and was a founding member of Saundrie Horizons Club. She will be remembered for her fun-loving and independent spirit, and her questioning and agile mind. As a staunch advocate for education and a lifelong learner, she was an inspiration to her family as she remained current on political issues and areas of interest such as reading, the Internet, cryptoquotes, crossword puzzles and local genealogy. She is survived by five children, son, John Alexander, Toronto; daughters and sons-in-law, Anne and Larry Nestman, Florence and Joe Kanary, Theresa Shultz, Helen and Jimmy MacDonald, all of Halifax; grandchildren, Lara Nestman (Peter Kieley), Natasha Nestman (Olivier LeRudulier), Peter Nestman, Leah Kanary (Victor Szebeny), Lucy Kanary (Marc de Jong), Shamus MacDonald, Scott MacDonald; great-grandchildren, Nicholas Peter Szebeny, Claire Ella de Jong, and Anne-Sophie Le Rudulier. Also surviving are niece/sister, Lila MacDonald (Ron MacLean), Oakville, Ont.; cousin/sister, Ada (late Alex C. MacLean), MacKinnon Harbour; nephew, Douglas Fraser, Ottawa; grandnephew, Ron MacLean, Oakville; beloved friends, Peggy and Francis MacKinnon, and compassionate caregiver, Cathy Morrison. She was predeceased by her husband, Peter Francis; brother, Dan Hugh; sisters, Dolena, Alexina and Josephine. Visitation in the family home in Iona on Sunday, June 18, from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be in St. Columba Church, Iona, at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 19, Father Charles Donovan celebrant. Arrangements under the direction of MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 16, 2006

MacLEAN, Gustava Celina "Gussie" - 88, Shiretown Nursing Home, Pictou, formerly of Bayview, Pictou Co., died Wednesday, April 26, 2006, in Aberdeen Regional Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Tracadie, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Sophie (Perraut) Pettipas. Gussie is survived by her son, Wayne (Debbie), Bayview; grandchildren, Chris and Kimberly, Bayview; sister, Margaret (William) Pettipas, Monastery; brothers, Joseph (Margaret), Westville Road; Jim, Hammonds Plains; Michael (Vera), Thorburn; Vincent (Catherine Jean), Afton; Billy (Elsie), Tracadie; a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Donald Edward MacLean, and sister, Frances MacDougall. Her remains will rest in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow, for visiting from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, where funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday with Father Bill Burke officiating. Burial will be in Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Cemetery. Donations in memory of Gussie may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of Aberdeen Regional Hospital or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 27, 2006

MacLEAN, Pauline - 61, 15 Nolans Lane, Glace Bay, died July 2, 1996, in Glace Bay Hospital, South Street. Born at Glace Bay, she was a daughter of Jennie MacDonald and the late Joseph Gilbert. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Glace Bay. Surviving are son, James, Glace Bay; daughters, Paula (Mrs. Denny Saulnier), Sackville, Halifax Co.; Brenda (Mrs. Robert MacNeil), Glace Bay; brothers, Joseph (Buddy), Ottawa; Calvin, Glace Bay; Vernon, Sydney; sisters, Velma Varrence, New Waterford; Linda (Mrs. Kenneth Aucoin), Glace Bay; four grandchildren. She was predeceased by brothers, Garfield, Gerald; grandchild, Angela. There will be no visitation. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in Immaculate Conception Church, Rev. Paul MacDonald officiating. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Cape Breton Palliative Care Society. Arrangements entrusted to Curry Funeral Home, Glace Bay. 
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Published: 07/03/96

MacLELLAN, Alexander - 80, 8 Common St., Sydney, formerly of Upper Margaree, died August 5, 1993, in Sydney City Hospital. Born in Upper Margaree, he was a son of the late Jonn D. and Elizabeth C. MacLellan. He was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Sydney and a veteran of the Second World War. He was a longtime resident of Sydney and a retired captain with the Sydney Fire Department. He was also an active member of Knights of Columbus; Gaelic Society and Club 55. He is survived by his wife, the former Betty (MacNeil) Gillis; two daughters, Betty (Mrs. Jerry Boudreau), Halifax; Mary (Mrs. Bob Koaches), Michigan, U.S.A.; two stepdaughters, Annette (Mrs. Michael Currie), Westmount, Cape Breton; Isabel (Mrs. Don Reynolds), New Hampshire; three sons, Jack, Mira; Paul, Sydney; Bill, Dartmouth; two stepsons, Joe Gillis, Sydney; Duncan Gillis, Port Hawkesbury; three sisters, Mamie MacLellan, Hanana Scolfoni, both of Boston, Mass.; Teresa Grimes, Vermont; 11 grandchildren; 14 step-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Tena MacNeil. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m.today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday in St. Joseph's Church, Rev. Alexander MacNeil officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations may be made to St. Joseph's Building Fund or any charity.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/07/93

MacLELLAN, John Neil - It is with vast sadness and a great sense of loss that we, as a family, announce the sudden death of our beloved father, John Neil MacLellan, on Tuesday, October 24, 2006. He was born a son of Malcolm Hughie and Catherine Flora (Cassie) MacLellan on February 18, 1925, in Piper's Glen, Cape Breton. In his early years, he exhibited his sense of entrepreneurship by starting the first part of his career as a maple syrup producer in the Margaree area at the age of 10. His endeavors led him to much bigger business dealings during the next 60 years in the road building, construction, trucking and forestry sectors. After marrying the love of his life, "Mary Jeanette Burke", they combined their mutual talents and energies to build both a sizable business and family of children. "John Neilie" will always be remembered as a self-made man who always put family interests first, and will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. He has left to mourn his daughters, Cathy (Russ Berthier), Rockdale, Richmond Co.; Donna (Ronnie Berthier), St. Andrews, Antigonish Co.; Maureen Myers, Kempt Road; Johnene (Earl Proctor), Cobourg, Ont.; and sons, Malcolm (Maria) and John G., both of Cleveland, N.S. Also, he leaves behind his grandchildren, Ryan Berthier, Tara and Jade Berthier, Cortney Proctor, Alysha Myers, Nathan MacLellan, Carley and Keely MacLellan. John Neil is also survived by his sister, Margaret Russell, Levack, Ont.; and his sisters-in-law, Sister Margaret Burke, CND, Mabou, and Jean Burke, Weston, Ont., along with many cherished nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his infant son, John Neil Jr. (in 1958), and his wife of 49 years, Jeanette (in 2002), along with his siblings, Annie Mae Parsons, Jim, Mary C. MacDonald, Donald A., Archie Dan, Charlie and Christy Mainville. At his request, there will be no visitation. A funeral mass to celebrate his life will take place in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Port Hawkesbury, on Friday, October 27, at 11 a.m. with Father Bill Crispo officiating. A private committal of ashes will be held at a later date. Family flowers only please. Donations would be gratefully accepted to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Strait Richmond Hospital or St. Martha's Regional Hospital Foundations. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. On-line condolences to the family can be sent to: www.haverstocks.com "May Perpetual Light Shine Upon Him."
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: October 26, 2006

MacLELLAN (DeCoste), Mildred E. - 93, Enfield, passed away peacefully September 25, 2006, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Havre Boucher, she was a daughter of the late Edmond and Isabel (Goineau) DeCoste. Mildred was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and a Skip-Bo player. She will be sadly missed by her children, Bud (Carol), Edmonton, Alta.; Joe (Shirley), Langley, B.C.; Rose (Ted) Dehmel, Fall River; Gerry (Lynn), Upper Lawrencetown; Brian (Carmelle Hache), Bathurst, N.B.; grandchildren, Joe, Jeanni, Tammy, Mindy, Scott, Jo-Ann, Ted, Debbie, Michael, David, Jacqui, Jaimie-Liegh, Rod, and Damian; 21 great-grandchildren; brother, Bernard (Dot), Montreal, Que.; numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Bernard Sanford Roderick MacLellan; brothers, Joe, Raymond, Clarence, Henry, and Anthony; sister, Sally Johnson. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie. Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Bernard's Roman Catholic Church, Enfield, Father Gregory Agyeman officiating. Interment in St. Bernard's Cemetery. Donations in memory of Mildred may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. E-mail condolences to: ettinger@alderwoods.com
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: September 27, 2006

MacLEOD, Ethel Marguerite (RN) - 84, Inverness, died March 8, 1998, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Cheticamp, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Eleanor (Delehanty) Aucoin. She was a member of St. Matthew's United Church, Inverness, and the UCW; Dr. Gordon MacLeod Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star; Namara Senior Citizens Club; the Liberal Association, and was a generous contributor to many charities. She was a nurse at Memorial Hospital in Inverness for over 30 years. Surviving is nephew, Bill Aucoin, Hull, Mass. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald; brother, Ernest. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Inverness Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Matthew's United Church, Inverness, Rev. Elaine Hall and Rev. Don Willmer officiating. Burial in St. John's United Cemetery, Strathlorne. Donations to St. Matthew's United Church or any charity.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/10/98

MacLEOD, Geni Marie - 82, Esplanade, Sydney, died November 10, 1996, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Montreal, Que., she was a daughter of the late Augustus and Rose (Ferrus) Belahura. She was a longtime resident of Wallace Road, Glace Bay, and attended St. John the Baptist Church. Surviving are her second husband, Howard MacLeod; son, Robert Hodder, Glace Bay; daughters, Norma (Mrs. Stephen (Beef) Aucoin), Glace Bay; Anita (Mrs. Joseph Pepetone), Burlington, Ont.; brother, John Lucas, Nelson, B.C.; sister, Frances Miller, Houston, Texas; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Walter Hodder; sister, Annie; brothers, Michael, Steve. Funeral 11 a.m. today in Curry Funeral Home, 140 Main St., Glace Bay, Rev. Paul MacGillivray officiating. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Donations to any charity.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/12/96

MacMULLIN, James "Buddy" - Reserve Mines, died Saturday, April 15, 2006, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a son of the late Ambrose and Ethel MacMullin. He is survived by wife, Sylvia (McPhee); children, Paula (Jimmy), Karen (Donnie), Rhonda (Chris), Terri (Kevin), Darrell (Brenda); grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sisters, Rhoda, Ethel, Amelia; nieces, nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Darrell; sister, Dorothy. Visitation will be today 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Gordon United Church, Reserve Mines. www.vjmcgillivray.ca 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 17, 2006

MacMULLIN, Mary Lucy - 88, Piper's Cove, died June 5, 2006. Born in Benacadie, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Sarah (MacNeil) MacKenzie. Surviving are sons, Sander, Norman, Lyle, Roddie, Hector, Angus, Jackie, Ray; daughters, Sarah, Dena, Barb, Dolores, Lucina, Florence, Theresa, Arlene; sisters, Annie, Cassie; 38 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Malcolm; brothers, Donald, Johnny, Angus; grandson, Rodney MacMullin. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in St. Barra's Church, where funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday. Condolences: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 7, 2006

MacNEIL (Aucoin), Annie Myrtle - 77, 3 Crescent Dr., Glace Bay, died March 3, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary (Burke) Aucoin. She was a devoted member of St. Anthony's Parish, Passchendaele, Glace Bay, and was a member of the senior choir. Surviving are her husband, John S.; sons, Jack, Glace Bay; Paul, Oshawa; daughters, Gwen (Mrs. Reg Martell), Port Morien; Marie (Mrs. Tom Young), Hills Road, Cape Breton; sister, Margaret Terry, Glace Bay; brother, John, Donkin; eight grandchildren; a great-grandchild. She was predeceased by sister, Rita Campbell; brothers, Jim, Art, Melvin, Gerald. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Curry Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Glace Bay. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Anthony's Church, Rev. Jake Andrea officiating. Burial to follow in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/05/99

MACNEIL, Arthur Raymond, M.D., M.Sc., FRCP (C), FCCP - January 23, 1939-April 6, 2006, on the Day of the Tartans, passed away peacefully at home, in Halifax. He was born in Glace Bay, and he was the son of the late Dr. "John R"oderick and Agnes Mary (McNeil) Macneil. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Patricia Walsh; daughters, Robyn Walsh, Fall River; Kelly (Lee) Robinson, England; and his one and only granddaughter, Abigail. He is already missed by his faithful companion, "Oliver", as well as his sister, Dolores Daley, Dartmouth; nieces, Denise (Peter) Norman, Texas; Krista Daley, Ottawa, and Alicia Daley, Dartmouth, and their children Catherine and Thomas. Dr. Macneil was educated at St. Anne's School, Glace Bay, Saint Mary's University, Dalhousie University and the University of Alberta. He was a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and the American College of Chest Physicians. He had a distinguished career as an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Dalhousie Medical School and served as the Director of the Intensive Care Unit at the Victoria General Hospital and the Medical Director of the hospital's Respiratory Technology Unit. Arthur also practiced medicine in Los Angeles, Calif. He was a passionate yachtsman and offshore racer (BORC) and was never happier than when he was behind the wheel of Dies Irae or Battle Hymn with Patricia by his side. Arthur skippered Dies Irae in her first of many Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Races in 1977 and subsequently, Battle Hymn from 1993. Her final race being in 2001. Dr. Macneil was always ready to participate in ensuring fairness in his chosen sport and served for many years as a Canadian Yachting Association Certified Judge. He was a Past Rear Commodore of the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron and a Past Commodore of the Armdale Yacht Club. He was an executive of the Conservative Party of Canada. After his passing, he was able to ensure the gift of life and the gift of sight to others through tissue donation. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that everyone sign their organ donor cards. Memorial donations in Arthur's memory may be made to "Sail Able" (an organization which helps people with disabilities to sail ), c/o Shearwater Yacht Club, P.O. Box 280, Shearwater, NS B0J 3A0. Visiting hours will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Easter Monday, April 17, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held in St. John the Baptist Church, 26 Purcell's Cove Rd., at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18, with a reception to follow in the church. E-mail condolences may be sent to: snowfh@alderwoods.com
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 15, 2006

MacNEIL, Catherine Regis - 87, Jamesville, Iona, passed away peacefully surrounded by cousin and friends on October 4, 2006, in Alderwood Rest Home, Baddeck. Born in Jamesville, she was a daughter of the late Stephen J. and Mary (MacNeil) MacNeil. She was the last surviving member of her family. She will be sadly mourned by her friends at Alderwood who will miss her big smile. She was predeceased by sisters, Mary Catherine, Mary Anne, Sarah, Lizzie, Regis; brother, Colin James R., and a brother in infancy. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, October 6, in St. Columba Parish Centre. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday, October 7, in St. Columba Church, Rev. Charles Donovan officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to Alderwood Rest Home or a charity of one's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: October 5, 2006

MacNEIL, Douglas J. - 62, Halifax, passed away peacefully on June 23, 2006, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, Halifax. Doug was a son of Donald and Mary Grace (Green) MacNeil of Halifax. Surviving are his wife, Elaine; his stepdaughters, Michelle (Craig) Martin and Katherine Miller; his sister, Margaret Gosney; nieces, Michelle Corra and Denise Brown; nephew, Andrew Gosney (Anne MacDonald); stepgranddaughter, Emily Martin; grandnieces, Catherine Gosney and Sarah Corra; grandnephews, Nicolas and Chris Corra, and Connor Gosney. By request, cremation has taken place under the care of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield (477-5601), where a memorial service will be held at a later date. In memory of Douglas, remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be made at: wfh2005@ns.sympatico.ca 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 27, 2006

MacNEIL, John Conrod - 66, Dartmouth, passed away October 4, 2006, in the Intensive Care Unit, VG Site, QEII. Born in Dartmouth, he was a son of the late Joseph and Geraldine (Conrod) MacNeil. He worked with Local No. 56 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union and spent most of that time at the Imperial Oil Refinery. He was also a well-known canoe/kayak coach at Senobe and Mic Mac Aquatic Clubs, where he was a life member. He is survived by sons, Jay (Chelsea) and Jeff, both of Dartmouth; granddaughter, Brooklyn, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Tom. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Friday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Maple Street, Dartmouth, Rev. Owen Connolly, celebrant. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial will follow in Mount Hermon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory to the QEII Foundation. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: October 6, 2006

MacNEIL, Margaret A. - 96, Northwood Centre, Halifax, died August 26, 1993, in the centre. Born in Paulaman, B.C., she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Minnie (Miller) Boudreau. She lived for many years in Gillis Point, Victoria County, where she was very active in community affairs. She is survived by four sons, John, Sydney; Leonard, Vancouver; Joseph, Dartmouth; Alex, Bridgewater; four daughters, Sister Marie (SSM), Antigonish; Teresa (Mrs. Robie MacDonald), Halifax; Lorraine (Mrs. Don Nelson), Vancouver; Helen (Mrs. Tom Calpa), Dartmouth; sister, Jane Fougere, D'Escousse; nine grandchildren; three greatgrandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Hugh; son, Gerald; many brothers and sisters. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax. Funeral will be 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax, Rev. Lloyd O'Neill officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to Northwood Foundation, Northwood Terrace, Halifax, B3K 3S5.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/27/93

MacNEIL, Michael Allan "Mike" - 72, McColl Street, New Glasgow, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2006 in Aberdeen Regional Hospital, New Glasgow, surrounded by his family. Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late Duncan "Dempsey" and Elizabeth (Ryan) MacNeil. He was a welder at Trenton Works for 47 years. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Stellarton. Mike enjoyed attending yard sales and music, especially country and fiddle music. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Evaline A. (Casey) MacNeil; daughters, Margaret (Gary) Webb, Mary Ellen (Alvin) Priest, New Glasgow; Anne (Seymore) Dewtie, Irish Mountain; Helen (Gary) Snell, Barb (Art) Dewtie, Thorburn; son, Michael (Jane) MacNeil, Stellarton; chosen son, James "Cricket" MacNeil, at home; sisters, Helen Geddes, Springville; Anne (Gar) Darroch, New Glasgow; brother, Stephen MacNeil, New Glasgow; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by grandchildren, Billy and Jason Priest, Bernadette Cameron; sisters, Lonnie, Tena; brothers, Neil, Joe, Bernie, Donald, Cecil, Pat and Walter in infancy. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Saturday, and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Monday in Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Father Dan MacDonald presiding. Cremation to follow. Family flowers only. Donations may be made in his memory to the SPCA or The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.
Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 2, 2006

MacNEIL, Mary Verna - 90, 1 Beacon Cres., North Sydney, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Thursday, June 8, 2006, in Northside General Hospital. Born in Sydney Mines, she was the daughter of the late John and Amy (Philpot) Brown. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald, and brothers, Dr. Hugh Brown and John (both of Halifax). By request, there will be no visitation and cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillmore & Whitman Funeral Home. On-line condolences may be e-mailed to the family at: fillmoreandwhitman@ns.sympatico.ca
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 9, 2006

MacNEIL, Thomas M. "Tommy Paul" - December 7, 1933-April 29, 2006. It is with great sadness that his family announces the unexpected death of Thomas M. MacNeil, 72, in hospital in Halifax. Born in Glace Bay, Tom was a son of the late Paul and Christina (MacNeil) MacNeil. He is survived by his wife, Carole (Reid), Sydney; their children, Stacey, San Francisco; Tom and daughter-in-law Gail, Bermuda; Lesley, Halifax; sister, Ann (MacNeil) Powers, Halifax; brother, Malcolm, Porters Lake. He is also survived by his cherished grandchildren, Tyler and Riley, Bermuda; and Brogan, Halifax. Tom was predeceased by brothers, Patrick, Daniel, Daniel Francis (in infancy); sisters, Margaret (childhood), Mary, Tena, and Theresa. Tom had a lifelong love of sport and was very proud to be inducted into the Cape Breton Sports Heritage Hall of Fame as a member of the 1952 Glace Bay Antonians Maritime Junior Baseball Champions. Tom went on to play varsity hockey at St. F.X. University and continued in life to be a strong supporter of athletics and community. Tom was a dedicated member of the board of trustees of the Alexander Graham Bell Institute. He also worked as a member of the 1987 Canada Winter Games Organizing Committee, and was instrumental in securing the UCCB hockey arena. An avid sports fan and golfer, Tom continued to enjoy the game weekly with friends in his later years. A passion for family history, Tom will be fondly remembered for his tireless efforts in researching the family tree and conveying wonderful stories rounding out the MacNeil clan motto "Vincere Vel Mori" (Victory or Death). Tom retired as Vice-president, Finance and Administration from the University College of Cape Breton in 1992. Prior to UCCB, Tom was the Director of Finance at the Cape Breton Development Corporation. Throughout his successful career, Tom also held several senior positions in business and industry in Montreal, Edmonton and Calgary. A strong believer and supporter of education, Tom was a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University in 1956 with a Bachelor of Commerce. He also completed his post-graduate degree in Management and Business Administration at McGill University, Montreal. Visitation for the late Mr. MacNeil will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, Sydney. A memorial mass will be celebrated Wednesday, May 3, at 1:30 p.m. in St. Joseph's Church with Father Angus MacDougall officiating. A private burial will take place at a later date in Pipers' Cove. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the C.B.U. Athletic or General Scholarship Fund or a charity of choice. Special thanks to Cape Breton Regional Hospital Emergency staff and the Halifax Infirmary Neurological Intermediate Care Unit staff. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: May 2, 2006

McNEILL, Allister Alan "Pellar" - 86, Pictou. It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that Pellar's family announces his passing on Monday, June 19, 2006. Born in Pictou on December 10, 1919, he was a son of the late James and Mary (MacDougall) McNeill. Pellar lived all his life in Pictou, and was a loving husband, father and Papa. His great stories and jokes will be remembered always by everyone who visited 87 Wellington St. Family gatherings and year-round barbecues were so common in the McNeill household. He instilled lots of love and laughter in us and was the glue that held us all together. Dad was happiest with a house full of people enjoying good times, listening to and singing his favourite music surrounded by his pets, Abba, Molly and Ali. Pellar was a veteran of the Second World War, having served overseas. In his earlier days he was employed with the CNR, had his own delivery service and retired from Canada Post in 1985. He was a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 16, Pictou. He was also a proud member of the Pictou Fire Department, retiring with over 60 years of service as Captain of Fire Police. Dad was predeceased by the love of his life and best friend, Timmie, on May 6, 2003. Left to mourn are his daughters "the staff", Janet (Clary) Melanson, Ann, Cathy (David) Bourgeois, all of Pictou; sons, Ron (Shirley), Abercrombie; David, Pictou; Rob, Scotch Hill; also daughter-in-law, Arlene McNeill, Scotsburn. Left to miss a great Papa who was so proud of them all are Jill and Karen Melanson, Mark McNeill, Kristen and Jarret McNeill, Heather and Kyle Bourgeois. Pellar will be dearly missed by close family friends, Myrna and Scott Aitken and their sons, and Jane and Doug Herring. He is survived by brothers, Stan (Blanche), Paul (Faye), Burt, and Walter; sister, Laurel. He was predeceased by brothers, Jack and Jim; sisters, Florence and Rita. Family will receive visitors from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, June 22, in McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou. Funeral mass will be held Friday, June 23, at 10 a.m. in Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church. Burial will be in Seaview Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in his memory may be made to Stella Maris Building Fund or a charity of your choice. The family would like to acknowledge the great care, compassion and support shown to Dad by the amazing VON team. To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. - Robert Louis Stevenson 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 21, 2006

MacNEILL, David Lawrence - 61, Lake Echo, passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2006, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Margaret (Cox) MacNeill. Surviving are his wife, Janet (Graham), and son, James, both of Lake Echo; daughter, Tracy; grandchildren, Liam and Jacob, Grand Desert; sisters, Shirley Allen, Wallace, and Jean Hayes, Port Hawkesbury. David was a member of the Black Watch from 1963-1968 and worked for Canada Post for 30 years. Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 20, at 11 a.m. in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. A celebration of life will follow in Lake Echo Community Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations in David's memory can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences are available through: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 17, 2006

MacNEILL, Donald John Sr. - 71, died peacefully at home with his family in Truro after a short battle with cancer on Sunday, July 2, 2006. Born in Summerside, P.E.I., he was a son of the late Dr. R. Donald and Hazel (McLellan) MacNeill. He is survived by his wife, the former Phyllis Mulhall; sons, Don. Jr. and Jim (Adele), both of Truro; John (Anne) and Sandy, both of Toronto; David, Weymouth; daughter-in-law, Jennifer and grandchildren, Chrisanne, Laura, Ryan, all of Halifax; Kate and Nick, both of Toronto; his only brother, Jim (Myra), Charlottetown; several nieces and nephews. Don grew up in Charlottetown and attended both Acadia and Dalhousie universities before graduating from the Maritime College of Pharmacy. During his university days, he received his commission in the Artillery Branch of the Canadian Military and had spent many happy hours reminiscing about those years with his old buddies. Don had a successful career in pharmacy, having owned businesses in Greenwood, Charlottetown and Halifax, and was active and innovative in other aspects of the pharmacy profession. Don was an avid fisherman and hunter. He loved boating and was a long-time member of the R.N.S.Y.S., however, Don will best be remembered for his wonderful sense of humour and his exceptional gift for entertaining people around a piano. "So long, Farewell, Adieu" with our love. The family would like to offer special thanks to the wonderful team of professionals who have helped us at this difficult time, Dr. Neil Bower, the Palliative Care Unit of Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, the Home Care and V.O.N. staffs. No flowers or service by family request. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 8, from 4-6 p.m. in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro. A private family burial will follow at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting the "guest book" at: www.mattatallfh.com 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: July 4, 2006

MacPHEE, Mary Ellen - 84, Richmond Villa, St. Peter's, formerly of River Bourgeois, died October 3, 1994, in the villa. Born at Marble Mountain, Inverness County, she was a daughter of the late Peter J. and Justine (Larade) Thibeau. She is survived by a son, Peter, Antigonish; two daughters, Rachel (Mrs. Estwood Davidson), Claire, both of River Bourgeois; six grandchildren, Debbie, Verna and Harold, Alex, Maurice and Blaise; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Alex; two sisters, Rita Boudreau, Rachel; five brothers, Whitney, Robert, Bert, Amos, Stan. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Wednesday in River Bourgeois Funeral Parlor. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday in St. John the Baptist Church, River Bourgeois, Rev. Bernard MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Tara Lynn Touesnard Bursary fund or any charity. Arrangements are under the direction of Alex. A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/04/94

MacPHEE, Mary Margaret - 84, 681 Sharpes Lane, New Waterford, died March 3, 1997, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Dougald and Sarah (MacDonald) MacIntyre. She was a longtime member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish. She was also a highly respected Scottish pianist and a member of New Waterford and Sydney Gaelic Society. She was an avid card player and was a member of a neighbourhood card club for over 50 years. Surviving are son, Doug, at home; daughter, Jacqueline (Mrs. Hughie MacDonald), Pickering, Ont.; three grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Josephine AuCoin, Sydney. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack; brothers, Malcolm, John Angus; sisters, Florence MacKenzie, Rachel Beaton, Sister Sadie Beaton, CND. Funeral 11 a.m. today in Mount Carmel Church, Rev. Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian National Institute for the Blind, palliative care or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, New Waterford. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/06/97

MacPHEE, Sarah Jane - 92, 49 Mansion Ave., Halifax, formerly of River Bourgeois, died January 15, 1996, in Armview Estates, Halifax. Born in Petit de Grat, Cape Breton, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Harriett Boudreau. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, River Bourgeois and Catholic Women's League. Surviving are daughters, Theresa (Mrs. Roger Murray), St. Andrews, N.B.; Margaret Chant, Florence (Mrs. Calvin Bowes), Rose (Mrs. Bernard MacPhee), Halifax; sons, Jerome, Shubenacadie; Wilfred, Anthony, Bernie (Bill), London, Ont.; Cletus, Cheticamp; Joseph, Sampsonville; 30 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, William Freeman MacPhee; a daughter, Edith in infancy; brothers, Davie, Johnny, Ernest, Dominique, Harry, Albany, Thomas in infancy; sisters, Bertha Boucher, Minnie. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Spring memorial service to be held in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, St. Peter's, Cape Breton. Burial in church cemetery. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association or St. Peter's Church Cemetery.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/16/96

MacPHEE, William Freeman - 90, River Bourgeois, Richmond County, died August 10, 1993, in Spryfield, Halifax County. Born in River Bourgeois, he was a son of the late Jerome and Annie (Lecouter) MacPhee. He was a retired carpenter. He is survived by his wife, the former Sara Jane Boudreau; four daughters, Theresa Murray, St. Andrews, N.B.; Margaret Chant, Florence Bowes, both of Halifax; Rose MacPhee, Spryfield; six sons, Jerome, Shubenacadie; Anthony, Bill, Wilfred, all of London, Ont.; Cletus, Cheticamp; Joseph, Sampsonville; two sisters, Rachel (Mrs. Charles Thibeau), River Bourgeois; Margaret Grant, Sydney; several grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Thomas; daughter, Edith. Cremation has taken place. Family will receive visitors 6-9 p.m. tonight, 1-9 p.m. Saturday in Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's. A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Sunday in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, St. Peter's. A committal service will follow in St. Peter's Parish Cemetery.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/13/93

MacPHERSON, Eileen L. - 77, 65 Stuart St., Sydney, formerly of 42 Mechanic St., died July 22, 1994, in Sydney City Hospital. Born in Low Point, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mildred (Jessome) Ling. She was a member of St. Theresa's Parish, the church choir and CWL. She is survived by five daughters, Emily (Mrs. Alex Wall), Theresa (Mrs. Dave MacKenzie), Kathy (Mrs. Greg Penny), all of Sydney; Carmel (Mrs. Tom Campbell), Calgary; Paula (Mrs. Ron Jacobson), Edmonton; three sons, Lawrence, Heatherton; Michael, Robert, both of Sydney; two brothers, Bob, Winter Haven, Fla.; Bill, Montreal; six sisters, Sister Euphrasia, Mount St. Michael's, Dallas, Texas; Mrs. Agnes Sharpe, New Waterford; Bertha (Mrs. Bill Ellis), Trenton, Ont.; Mrs. Hattie Gallant, Sydney; Mrs. Fran Muise, Ben Eoin; Dorothy (Mrs. John Duggan), Victoria Mines; 20 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Bernard; two brothers, Bernard, Tom; sister, Olive Aucoin. Funeral will be 9 a.m. today in St. Theresa's Church, Rev. J.A. MacNeil officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks, under the direction of T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, Sydney. Donations may be made to Spina Bifida Association of Nova Scotia. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/25/94

MacPHERSON, Mary Matilda "Hilda" - 98, Big Pond Centre, Cape Breton, passed away in MacGillivray Guest Home in Sydney on May 1, 2006. Born in Big Pond Centre, a daughter of Edwin and Jane (MacLellan) MacIntyre, she was a lifelong resident of Big Pond, where she was for many years active in community affairs. Family and family connections were a major part of her life interests. Her home was always a welcoming place and her circle of family and friends was extensive. Hilda was predeceased in 1995 by her husband, Duncan "M.A.", and is survived by daughter, Frances (Donald) Mansfield, Sackville; sons, Murdock "M.A." (Sandra), Creignish; Cyril (Anne), Big Pond Centre; and Hugh, Big Pond Centre. She is also survived by her brother, Duncan "Doug", Des Moines, Iowa; sisters, Angela MacKinnon, Sydney; and Catherine MacIntyre, Halifax; and by grandchildren, Darrell MacPherson, Derrick MacPherson, Alison (Brian) Denny, Angela MacPherson, Andrew MacPherson, Catherine MacPherson, and Erin Mansfield. She was predeceased by brothers, Roderick, Hector, Michael, Hugh, Alex, Thomas and Pius (in infancy), and sister, Margaret "Madge" Campbell. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, George Street, Sydney, and in St. Mary's Church, Big Pond, from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, May 4. Funeral mass will be held in St. Mary's Church, Big Pond, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 4, with Father Joe Gillis officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery with a reception to follow at the Big Pond Fire Hall. Donations may be made in Hilda's memory to the St. Mary's Parish Cemetery, MacGillivray Guest Home or a charity of choice. Very special thanks are extended to Father Michael Rankin and the staff of the MacGillivray Guest Home, her second family, who provided exceptional care throughout her stay there.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: May 3, 2006

MacRAE, Doris Christine - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Doris Christine MacRae, R.N., of Baddeck, on April 22, 2006, in Victoria County Memorial Hospital. Born in Middle River, she was a daughter of the late Angus and Frances (MacRae) MacDonald. Doris was a member of Middle River United Church, and faithfully attended Greenwood United during her years in Baddeck. She was a graduate of Provincial Normal College (1947) and Glace Bay General School of Nursing (1954). For many years she was employed at the T.B. Hospital in Point Edward and later at the Detox Centre in Sydney, retiring in 1986. She was a member of Greenwood United U.C.W. and Eastern Star. Doris is survived by her husband, Roddie; sister, Helen, Middle River; brother, Archie, Yukon; also by many nieces, nephews and extended family members. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Frank, Donald and Fraser; brother-in-law, John MacDonald. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 25, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck. Funeral will be Wednesday, April 26, at 2 p.m. in Greenwood United Church with Rev. Karen Lynch officiating. Reception to follow in Greenwood Church Hall. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Middle River United Church, Greenwood United Church or a charity of your choice. Doris will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by family, friends and all who knew her. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 24, 2006

MacRAE, Myrtle Ann (Grandma) - 63, 18 Marvin St., Dartmouth, died August 24, 1995, in Dartmouth. Born at West Bay Marshes, Inverness Co., she was a daughter of the late John R. and Alice (Eastman) Campbell. She was an avid fisherman. She was a member of the United Church. Surviving are her husband, Charles Simon, Grand Anse; daughters, Marie Matthews, Grand Anse; Hazel Theriault, Dartmouth; Mildred MacDonald, Sydney Mines; Charlene MacRaeStubbs, Heather Samson, Dartmouth; Kathy Patterson, Port Hawkesbury; sons, Wayne, Cole Harbour; Jimmy, West Bay Road; Brian, Shubenacadie; 15 grandchildren; sisters, Nettie (Mrs. Harold Frost), Grand Anse; Diane Eager, Cleveland, Richmond Co.; Gloria Ferguson, Port Hawkesbury; Marie MacLeod, Ontario; Marlene MacEachern, Lower River; brothers, Jackie, New Brunswick; Carl, Billy, Ontario; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by a sister, Daisy MacInnis. Visitation 7-9 p.m. tonight, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in River Bourgeois Community Funeral Home, River Bourgeois. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday in West Bay United Church, West Bay, Rev. Irene Gunn officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial at a later date in Lime Hill Cemetery, Inverness Co. Flowers gratefully accepted. Arrangements under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, River Bourgeois.
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Published: 08/26/95

MacRAE, Sadie - 75, Port Hood, Inverness County, died April 10, 1994, in the Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Born in Centerville, Inverness County, she was daughter of the late Angus and Catherine (MacEachern) MacNeil. She was a member of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church and CWL, Port Hood. She is survived by a son, Joseph, Port Hood; two sisters, Christina (Mrs. Sylvo Godin), Catherine Heaps, both of Montreal; brother, Joseph MacLeod, Deepdale. She was predeceased by her husband, Angus A.; sister, Mary. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Inverness Funeral Home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Margaret's Church, Broad Cove, Rev. Basil Boudreau officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
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Published: 04/12/94

MADDEN, John Austin - 75, Aylesford, Kings Co., died April 25, 2006, in Orchard's Home for Special Care, Aylesford. Born in West Baccaro, he was a son of the late Lawson and Vivian (O'Connell) Madden. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church, Kentville. He loved to play baseball in his younger days. He was an avid cribbage and crokinole player. He is survived by brothers, Leroy (Avis), East Baccaro; Elmer, Shelburne; sister, Iona Chetwynd, East Baccaro. He was predeceased by sister, Edna. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Saturday in H. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Barrington. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday in H. Huskilson's Memorial Chapel, Barrington, Pastor Kevin Carr officiating. Burial will be in West Baccaro Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of choice.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 28, 2006

MAILLET, David - 69, Fairview, died December 12, 1992, in Victoria General Hospital. Born in Cheticamp, he was a son of the late Hycinthe and Helen (Chaisson) Maillet. He served with the North Nova Scotia Highlanders during the Second World War. He worked with Standard Paving for 37 years. He was a member of Fairview Legion 142. He is survived by his wife, the former Margeurite (Marg) Chaisson; daughter, Elaine (Mrs. Kevin Murphy), Fairview; two sons, Eric, Ernie, both of Dartmouth; two brothers, Gerry, Toronto; Lynus, Cheticamp; sister, Loretta (Mrs. Carl Boudreau), Cheticamp; five grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers, Joseph, Marcel. The body has been cremated. A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, Fairview, Rev. Basil Carew officiating. Burial will be in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax.
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Published: 12/14/92

MAILLET, Paul Emile - 71, Cheticamp, died October 5, 1993, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Cheticamp. Born in Cheticamp, he was a son of the late Nectaire and Luce (AuCoin) Maillet. He was a member of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, St. Peter's. He served in the Merchant Marine during the Second World War. He worked as a labourer for Parts Canada for 25 years. He was also a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 32, Cheticamp; Knights of Columbus, Council 3850 and Cheticamp Senior Citizens Club. He is survived by his wife, the former Germaine LeBlanc; four daughters, Suzette (Mrs. Emile Chiasson), Sydney; Patricia (Mrs. Leo Larade), Cheticamp; Mabel (Mrs. Philip Gardner), Truro; Yolande (Mrs. Allistar Pritchard), Calgary, Alta.; three sons, Camille, Clifford, Andre, all of Cheticamp; sister, Lorette (Mrs. John Pettipas), East Chezzetcook; 14 grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, Joseph. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Cheticamp Funeral Home. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Peter's Church, Rev. Lester Marchand officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Sacred Heart Hospital Charitable Foundation or any charity. 
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Published: 10/06/93

MALCOLM, Eileen Elizabeth - 74, Port Hawkesbury, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2006, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born January 24, 1932, in Point Tupper, she was a daughter of the late Daniel W. and Alice Mary (LeLacheur) Hayes. She loved Scottish music and before she got sick, she loved to step dance. She danced her younger years in the Antigonish Highland Games. She was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Port Hawkesbury. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Clyde Malcolm; daughter, Alice (Ronnie) Beaton, Port Hawkesbury; grandsons, Ronald (Donna) Beaton, Troy; Kevin (fiancée Catorina Beaton) Beaton, Port Hawkesbury; great-granddaughter, Morgan Beaton, Troy; step great-grandchildren, Reid and Janet Lee Campbell, both of Troy; sister, Ruby Dixon, Port Hawkesbury; brother, Collie Hayes, Port Hawkesbury; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Lillian Matheson and Mary Alice Ryan; brothers, John, Harold, Danny, Earl, and Michael; brothers-in-law, William Matheson, Colin Ryan; sisters-in-law, Lauretta Hayes (Danny), Loretta Hayes (Collie). There will be no visitation by the family's request. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Port Hawkesbury, Father Bill Crispo officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in Eileen's memory may be made to the Strait Richmond Palliative Care Society or Point Tupper Heritage Association. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 12, 2006

MALKIN, Evelyn Marie - Passed away suddenly on June 18, 2006. Born in Pugwash, she was a daughter of the late Warren and Phyllis (MacLeod) Allan. She was employed for many years with Revenue Canada, Toronto, Ont., until retiring in Halifax five years ago. Surviving are brother, Harold Allan, Pugwash; daughters, Cynthia Allan, Halifax; Sandy (Paul Jollimore) and grandchildren Morgan and Mitchell, Timberlea. Cremation has taken place with burial to be held at a later date. Evelyn will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 23, 2006

MAMO, Vickie - 47, Bramalea, Ont., died February 17, 1993, in Toronto. Born in Whitney Pier, Cape Breton, she was a daughter of the late Julies and Mary Ranni. She is survived by her husband, Manny; three daughters, Jennifer, Deanna, Charlene, all of Bramalea; six sisters, Mary MacEachern, Conchetta Gelinas, Margaret MacDonald, Angeline Cormier, Gloria Chenier, Donna Boudreau; seven brothers, Joseph, Julies, Danny, Ernie, Michael, Ronnie, Tommie. She was predeceased by a sister, Delores; brother, Nick. Funeral will be Saturday in Ward Funeral Home, 52 Main St. South, Brampton, Ont. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
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Published: 02/19/93

MARSHALL, Lorimer Guest - 76, Beaconsfield, Annapolis Co., passed away March 31, 1999, in Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown. Born in Beaconsfield, he was a son of the late Gordon and Goldie (Guest) Marshall. He was a veteran of the Second World War and was employed at CFB Cornwallis for 28 years. Surviving are his wife, the former Goldie Stark; stepson, Carleton Forrest (Dianne), Digby; stepdaughters, Gloria Prud'homme (Frank), Windsor; Donna Aucoin (Jim), Lower Sackville; nine step-grandchildren and seven step-great-grandchildren; sisters, Marilyn Balcom (Norm), Paradise; Juanita Pierce (Percy), Lawrencetown; Katherine Adams (Shirley), Beaconsfield; brothers, Thurston, Bridgetown; Ronald (Marge), Beaconsfield; Clessant, Meteghan. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Robert L. Hall Funeral Chapel, Bridgetown, Rev. George Neily officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Bridgetown. Donations in his memory may be made to Mountain Lea Lodge.
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Published: 04/02/99

MARSHALL, Marion Frances - Dartmouth, died June 16, 2006, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Dartmouth, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Isobella (Pettipas) Cooper. Marion was an accomplished businesswoman; she was generous to a fault. She loved to dance, current affairs and golf. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Jim; sister, Pearl Grady, Montague Gold Mines; sisters-in-law, Marie Cooper, Manitoba; Edith Cooper, Windsor; Flora Cooper, Montague Gold Mines, and Joyce Cooper, Dartmouth, as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Annie, Kathleen, Maude, Winnifred, and Edna; brothers, Leo, Joseph, Roy, William, and Gerald. Visiting will be 6-9 p.m. Monday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Clements Roman Catholic Church, Gaston Road. Burial will follow in Mount Hermon Cemetery. The family would like to offer sincere thanks to the medical staff at Dartmouth General Hospital for the kindness shown to Marion during her stay. Donations in Marion's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 18, 2006

MARCHANT, Mildred Margery "Mil" - 90, Oxford, passed away October 13, 2006, in Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Amherst. Born in Middle Sackville, N.B., Mil was a daughter of the late Hurd and Alice (Burke) Killam. She moved to Oxford from Amherst in 1936 on her marriage to the late Victor Marchant, publisher of The Oxford Journal. For several years she wrote a column, "Chit Chat with Mary", in the journal and later worked part-time in the office. Mil was an active and respected member of the community, serving as a Girl Guide leader, Sunday school teacher, regent of the Mayflower IODE, president of the Oxford Women's Curling Club and member of the Northumberland Golf and Country Club. She was a member of All Souls Anglican Church, Oxford. A keen card player, she enjoyed many hours playing contract and duplicate bridge. For the last five years, she was a resident of Centennial Villa, Amherst. Mil will be remembered for her love of family and sense of humour. She will be sadly missed by her son, Glenn (Marion), Oxford; daughter, Brenda Dunn (John Way), Halifax; grandsons, Paul (Leah) Marchant, Oxford; Andrew Dunn (Susan Bennett), Halifax; great-grandchildren, Jeffrey, Kyle and Christopher Marchant and Nora Dunn; stepgreat-grandson, Kevin Cormier. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Victor Marchant; sister, Florence, and infant grandson, Stephen. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. today in MacDiarmid's Funeral Home, 5075 Main St., Oxford (447-2930). A private family service will be held at a later time. Donations may be made to Pine Grove Cemetery or any charity of choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at: macdiarmid@eastlink.ca
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: October 16, 2006

MARTIN, Douglas Charles - 75, Pleasant Harbour, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at home. Born July 13, 1930, in Watt Section, he was a son of the late Charles and Tina (Chittick) Martin. Doug worked as a woods contractor for Scotts Paper and as a lobster fisherman. He loved and enjoyed music, playing the guitar and mouth organ with family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Doris Martin Laybolt; former wife, Bernice Barkhouse; children, Doug (Lorna), Danny, Bonnie (Victor) Boutilier, Darlene (Joel) Boudreau, Lindsay (Terry), Mary-Lou (Randy) Publicover, Shawn (Heather), Victor (Donna); brothers, Harry (Sharon), Irvin (Deanna), Junior (Carol), Tommy (Shirley); sisters, Jean Jackson, Audrey (Bert) Oxner, Shirley Currie, Erna Balcom; 17 grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, Randy; brothers, Angus, Laurie, and Harold. Visitation 2-4 p.m., and for family only 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 7:30 p.m. today, in D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home, 22558 Main St., Sheet Harbour. Cremation will follow. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, April 3, in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Archdeacon Katie Tait officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. On-line condolences may be sent to: dgmartin@ns.sympatico.ca 
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Published: March 31, 2006

MARTIN, Jessie Irene Lavinia - 77, Melanson, passed away peacefully with her family at her side Sunday, October 8, 2006, at home in Melanson. Born in New Minas, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Janet Irene (Bishop) Forsyth. Jessie enjoyed her family and friends. She was a member of the Gems and Jewels Seniors Club in Gaspereau. She was an avid bowler, card player and bingo player. She is survived by daughters, Janet (John) Herbin, Melanson; Barbara Martin, Melanson; son, Murray (Kathy) Martin, Kentville; grandchildren, Jennifer (Ryan) McCarron, Michael (Ginette Boudreau) Herbin, Joshua Herbin, Joseph, Luke and Seth Martin; brothers, George (Gi) Forsyth, Greenwich; Bradford (Joy) Forsyth, Auburn. She was predeceased by her husband, Rex; son, Charles, and brother, Gordon Shaw. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Annapolis Valley Funeral Home, 34 Coldbrook Village Park Dr., Coldbrook. A private family service will be held at a later date. No flowers by family request. Donations in Jessie's memory may made to the Palliative Care of the Victorian Order of Nurses or a charity of one's choice. On-line condolences can be made through: www.annapolisvalleyfuneralhome.com Turn your eyes upon Jesus. Look into His wonderful face Cares of the world grow strangely dim By the light of His beauty and grace.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: October 10, 2006

MARSMAN, Rita Blanche - 72, 198 Mount Pleasant St., Sydney, died November 1, 1994, in Sydney City Hospital. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Elizabeth (Kelly) Burke. She was a member of Sydney Pentecostal Church. She is survived by daughters, Donna Ropek, New Waterford; Betty Tipton, Ohio; Patricia, Carol Ann MacMullin, Valerie, Leoutrah, Joan, Wendy Dorey, Yvonne, all of Sydney; Marilyn, Calgary, Alta.; sons, Allister, Vancouver, B.C.; Gregory, Robert, Sydney; Brian, Montreal; Leroy, Calgary; brother, Raymond, Sydney; sisters, Theresa Stysh, Sydney; Veronica Burke, Hamilton, Ont.; 36 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by three daughters, Myrna, Beverley, Anne; brothers, Pius, Russell; sisters, Mamie, Irene, Violet, Pearl, Aggie. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. tonight, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday in Sydney Pentecostal Church, Pastor Gordon Aucoin officiating. Burial in Forest Haven Cemetery.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/02/94

MATHESON, Ruth Beverly - Breton Cove, passed away June 27, 2006, in Victoria County Memorial Hospital. She was born on August 15, 1924, in Boston, Mass., a daughter of the late Margaret and stepfather, Dan MacDonald. She was fluent in Gaelic, and a member of Calvin and William Reid Presbyterian Churches. She will always be remembered for her hearty laugh and tremendous baking. She is survived by sons, Norman Angus (Sandra Burke), North Sydney; William Murdoch (Rita), Breton Cove; Daniel Alexander, Sydney; and Roderick (Helen), Sydney Mines; daughters, Mary Anne Dunford (Mel), Ontario; Joan Paulette MacLennan (Gerald), Indian Brook; Marion MacDonald, Ontario; and Beverly Mosher, Halifax; brother, Dan Neil MacDonald, North River; sister, Annie Mae Leadbetter, North River; 22 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, John Murdoch Matheson; son, John Paul; an infant son; and sister, Shirley MacAskill. The body is resting at William Reid Presbyterian Church, Indian Brook, where visitation will be 2-7 p.m. today and funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday with Rev. Shirley Murdock officiating. Burial will be in MacDonald Memorial Cemetery, North Shore. Arrangements are under the direction of MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 29, 2006

MATTHEWS, Robert Richmond - 73, Elmsdale, passed away suddenly in QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax on Thursday, June 1, 2006, surrounded by his loving wife and family. Born on June 25, 1932 in Hamilton, Ont., he was a son of the late Albert Edward "Ed/Eddie" and Elizabeth "Bessie" Matthews. Robert was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces for 29 years. He had a great passion for life, enjoyed traveling, gardening, bird watching, was a true Blue Jays fan and loved new cars. He had a great love for his family, and was devoted to his church. He enjoyed various projects around the house, which at times were quite challenging. Robert is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 21 years, Doreen (Pitre); beloved father to Paul Robert (Rose) Matthews, Bonnie (Tom) Matthews-Hawboldt, both of Ontario; cherished stepfather to David (Christine) Sturgeon, Julie (Will) Shadbolt, Carol (Mark) Dill, AnnMarie (Andy) Grace, all of the Halifax area, and Coleen (Rusty) Watt, Saskatchewan. He was loved dearly by his 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brother, Roy (Janet) Matthews; sister, Mary (Joe) Posmituk. He was predeceased by sister, Margaret Sones (late Frank). Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with a Legion service at 7 p.m. Sunday in Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie. Funeral services 2 p.m. Monday in St. Bernard's Roman Catholic Church, Enfield, Father Raymond Mura presiding. The service will be followed by interment in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Bernard's Church or a charity of choice. E-mail condolences to: ettinger@alderwoods.com
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Published: Abt. June 2nd or 3rd 2006

MATTIE, Jana Lee - It is with the greatest sadness that we announce the death of our dear daughter, sister, cousin, niece and friend, which occurred on June 12, 2006, in Tainan, Taiwan, as a result of an automobile accident. The daughter of Wayne and Alice (Connors) Mattie, Bayfield, Antigonish Co., Jana was born in St. Martha's Hospital on August 26, 1977. She was a graduate of Tracadie Consolidated School and Antigonish East High School, Monastery. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Francis Xavier University in May of 2002 with a major in sociology and minor in psychology. Along with being a member of the Development and Peace Committee at "X", she was also a devoted member of the "X" project, helping motivate youth to achieve high academic standards. She was wonderful with the young people. They loved her as much as she loved them and it was there that Jana realized her passion and love of working with children. She also served on the Executive Committee as coordinator for Paq'tnkek First Nation, Afton. Jana was a talented artist with a wide range of other interests, including playing guitar and drums, dancing, going to live concerts, surfing, kite boarding, hiking, camping, swimming, skiing, cooking and traveling. Family and friends were very important to her. People loved being around Jana. They could sense a warmth in Jana that would draw them near to her. She possessed the ability to make anyone smile. Jana worked in various locations including Tainan, Taiwan, northern Ontario, Canmore and Calgary, Alta., and her hometown of Antigonish. Even though her life was cut short, she did not waste a minute of it. Her countless friends and family will never forget her. She will live in their hearts forever. Besides her parents, Jana is survived by her brothers, Jody, Toronto; Jamie, Austria; Jerry, Alberta; Johnny, Bayfield, and many cousins, aunts and uncles who all will miss her greatly. She was predeceased by her grandparents, Mary and Reg Connors, and Margaret and Francis Mattie; her special aunt, Tuggie Gioventu, and uncles, Sandy and Dan Connors, Jimmy, Blaise, Allan and Melvin Mattie. Visitation in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish, today from 7-9 p.m., and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. in St. Peter's Church, Tracadie, with Rev. John Barry presiding. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations in Jana's memory may be made to the "X" project at St. F.X. University or Tracadie Veterans Association. On-line condolences: www.clcurry.com 
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Published: June 23, 2006

MAUGER, Irene Florence - 77, D'Escousse, Richmond County, died July 11, 1994, at home. Born at Cap La Ronde, Richmond County, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Lilly (LeLacheur) Mauger. She is survived by her sister, Helen (Mrs. Dave Halloway), Halifax; two brothers, Hubert, Basil, both of Oromocto, N.B. She was predeceased by her husband, Gordon. Visitation will be 12:30-1:30 p.m. today in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today in St. John Anglican Church, Arichat, Rev. Gloria McClure officiating. Burial will follow in church cemetery. Donations may be made to any charity.
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Published: 07/13/94

MAY, Marie Fleurette - 65, Oxford, died Wednesday, July 5, 2006, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Montreal, she was the daughter of the late David and Annie Dubois. Fleurette is survived by her husband, James "Jim" May; daughter, Joyce (Daniel) Allain, Moncton; sons, James Delisle, Sydney, and Bruce Delisle, Moncton; granddaughters, Milla-Laudia and Anglena. Cremation has taken place under the direction of MacDiarmid's Funeral Home, Oxford (447-2930). Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 8, in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Oxford, with Harry Munroe officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family at: macdiarmid@eastlink.ca
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Published: July 7, 2006

McCOOMBS, Joyce Elaine - 80, Bridgewater, Lunenburg Co., passed away April 21, 2006, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born November 10, 1925, in Windsor, she was a daughter of the late Gladys (Foley) Watkins-Boudreau and Leonard Watkins. She was a lifetime member of the United Baptist Church, Bridgewater and a member of Group Two. Joyce had several careers which included working for MT&T, Canada Manpower and Sears Canada. She loved to read and was a volunteer with the Bridgewater Library as well as one of their most frequent visitors. In later years, to keep busy, Joyce took up crafts and could be found at local craft shows several times a year. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be surely missed. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Walter "Mac" McCoombs, Bridgewater; daughter, Nancy (Gerald) Dagley, Wileville; grandchildren, Matthew (Brittany), Halifax; Christy, Wileville; brothers, Jack (Winnie) Boudreau, Michigan; Jim (Ellen), Florida; several nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation by request. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, in United Baptist Church, Bridgewater, Rev. Eric Campbell officiating. Interment of ashes will be in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. A reception will follow in United Baptist Church. Donations may be made to the South Shore Regional Library, Bridgewater; United Baptist Church, Bridgewater or Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater, where on-line condolences may be made at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.com 
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Published: April 24, 2006

McCORMICK, Raymond Joseph - 72, Poulamond, Richmond County, formerly of North Sydney, Cape Breton County, died November 8, 1994, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late John J. and Mary Anne (Morrison) McCormick. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving with the merchant marines from 1939-1945. He was employed with the Canadian National Railway until his early retirement in 1982. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150, Arichat and Branch 19, North Sydney. He was on the executive of League for Equal Opportunites; member of St. Hyacinth Parish, D'Escousse. He is survived by his daughter, Rosemary (Mrs. Edward Dwyer), North Bay, Ont.; sons, Leo, Glace Bay; Daniel, Poulamond; Brian, North Bay, Ont.; sister, Elizabeth Robinson, North Sydney; eight grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Agnes Yakimchuk; brother, Francis. Visitation will be 2-4, 6-8 p.m. today in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home Ltd., Arichat. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Our Lady of Sorrows Church, North Sydney, Rev. Gerald Dunphy officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. Donations may be made to Strait Richmond Hospital palliative care unit or St. Anne (DVA Wing). Family flowers only. Legion members of Branch 150, Arichat are asked to meet in the funeral home at 6 p.m. today for a legion tribute.
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Published: 11/09/94

McDANIEL (AuCoin), Joan Marie - 55, Nobleville Health Care Centre, Nobleville, Ind., formerly of 642 King St., New Waterford, died May 9, 1999, in Riverview Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Leo and Sophie AuCoin. Surviving are daughter, Kathy; son, David; five grandchildren; sister, Edna Boudreau, Sydney; brothers, Albert, Truro; Eddie Brampton, Ont.; David, Don Mills, Ont.; Georgie, Victoria, B.C.; Cyril, Whitehorse; several nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles. She was predeceased by brothers, Hughie, Russell, Peter in infancy. No visitation by family request. Funeral arrangemetns under the direction of Randall and Roberts Funeral Home, Nobleville, Ind. Graveside service today in Crown Land Cemetery, Pastor Sharon Cheek officiating. Donations to The Lung Association or Canadian Cancer Society. 
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Published: 05/12/99

McGOUGH, James Mark - Born in Black Hill, England, on November 20, 1935, the son of the late Patrick and Nell (O'Connor) McGough, passed away suddenly Tuesday, May 2, 2006. Surviving are his friend and companion of many years, Theresa Gaudet; sons, Patrick (Sharon), Prince Edward Island; James (Raelene), British Columbia; daughter, Margaret Ellen (Cris) Saunders, Alberta; grandchildren, Coady, Rochelle, Joshua, Cerea, Levi, Dustin; sisters, Eleanor (Bernard) Hanlon, Wellington; Mary (Raymond) Chiasson, Dartmouth; many nieces and nephews. Jim was predeceased by former wife, Elsie Morgan, and sisters, Nancy Marie McGough and Patricia Flinn. Jim will be remembered as a person who went through life in a "big, fun loving" way. He worked as a marine engineer, a millwright, and retired as a machinist from the Irving Shipyards. Jim's family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Graeme Bethune and his staff, as well as the many VON nurses who took care of him over the past five months. No visitation. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held in St. Agnes Church, Mumford Road, Halifax, on Tuesday, May 9, at 10 a.m., Father John Williams officiating. A reception will follow after the memorial. Interment will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Victorian Order of Nurses or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. E-mail condolences to: snowfh@alderwoods.com
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: May 6, 2006

McGRATH, Ellen Louise "Nellie" - 85, Halifax, passed away June 1, 2006, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Ralph Sullivan and Alice (Gray) (Sullivan) Young. Nellie was a long-time member of St. Stephen's Parish, a former employee of Sears Canada and thoroughly enjoyed her social card games. Ellen was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by daughter, Sharon (Bill) Bradley, Lower Sackville; son, Michael B. McGrath, Dartmouth; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Sheila Sullivan and Marian Clarke, both of Halifax; Barb Ranger, Audrey Allen, Joan Ruggles and Carol Bernard, Dartmouth; brother-in-law, Howard Thomkins, Halifax; stepbrothers, Harold Young, Lawrence Young and Peter Young; stepsisters, Lorraine Simon and Colette Walker. Nellie was predeceased by husband, Earl Louis; sons, Richard and David McGrath; sisters, Gertrude "Tootsie", Jean, Dorothy "Dottie", Verna; brothers, Ralph and William. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, June 3, in Blessed Mother Teresa Parish, St. Stephen's Site, corner of Normandy and Robie Streets. Cremation to follow. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice. E-mail condolences may be sent to: snowfh@alderwoods.com
Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 2, 2006

McGRATH, Michael Sheldon "Shebbie" - 70, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 4, 2006, in the VG Site, QEII, surrounded by his loving family. Born August 16, 1935 in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Wilson) McGrath. Michael served for 25 years with the Canadian Army and served two terms in Egypt (Peacekeeping) and the Canadian Militia, retiring as Master Warrant Officer. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 003 Glace Bay. In his younger years, he enjoyed playing softball and in later years enjoyed woodworking. Michael is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, the former Rita Gardiner; daughter, Mary (Jim) Stoneman, Fall River; sons, Michael (Lucy), Elmsdale; John, Hyler (Nancy), all of Cole Harbour; grandchildren, Allan, Lisa, Kelsie, Danielle, Hyler Jr.; sisters, Kay (Alex) Meston, Melda (Tommy) Bennett; brothers, William "Chick", Woodrow "Doe", all of Glace Bay; former in-laws, Allan Slaunwhite, Cole Harbour; Laura Lee McKay, Porters Lake; several nieces and nephews. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where Michael's family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and from where the funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Sunday. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Michael's memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 5161 George St., Floor 7, Halifax, NS B3J 1M7 would be appreciated. On-line condolences are available through: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: May 6, 2006

McGRATH, Walter Patrick - 71, Halifax, formerly of McGrath's Cove, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2006, in Arborstone Enhanced Care. Born in McGrath's Cove, he was a son of the late William V. and Clara Mae (Kirk) McGrath. For many years, Walter was a member of St. Thomas Church, East Dover. He had been employed with the Canadian National Railroad, and was a member of the Sackville Branch, Royal Canadian Legion. Walter enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was a first mate up north in 1968 and 1970 on the CCGS Louis St. Laurent and Gannet. He is survived by his brother, Laurie Thomas McGrath, McGrath's Cove; his sisters, Mrs. Mary Mayo and Mrs. Helen O'Neill, both of McGrath's Cove; Mrs. Hazel (Walter) Joyce, Halifax; and Mrs. Louise Parsonson, Picton, Ont.; foster brothers, David Moore, Prospect Bay; and Jerry Moore, McGrath's Cove; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, brothers, William Joseph, Reginald, Robert and Carl, and sisters, Mary in infancy, and Mrs. Verna Duffy. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield (477-5601). There will be no visitation by request. A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 1, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Shad Bay. Interment will take place in St. Thomas Cemetery, East Dover. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 28, 2006

McKAY (Chisholm), Blanche Rada - 69, Beaver Brook, Colchester Co., passed away peacefully Thursday, April 27, 2006, in Colchester Regional Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Blanche loved all crafts and especially knitting. She will be remembered for the many fine sweaters, baby sets and afghans she made for her family. Blanche is survived by her loving companion of 21 years, Donald "Don" Chisholm, Beaver Brook; children, Bob (Jackie), Guelph, Ont.; Hilda (Steve) Pope, Cambridge, Ont.; Rick, Barrie, Ont.; Ross, North York, Ont.; George (Suzanne), Brampton, Ont.; grandchildren, Jennifer, Michelle, Rossie, Daniel, Stacey, Stephen, Mercedes, George, Christina, Deanna, Nicole; great-grandson, Christian; sister, Marilyn Patrick, Winnipeg, Man.; niece, Joanne Beaver, Montreal; stepchildren, Donna (Peter) Bourches, Edmonton, Alta.; Elizabeth (Ted) Grigsby, Pontypool, Ont.; Carolyn (Mike) Bourque, Mississauga, Ont.; Kevin (Barb) Chisholm, Lower Sackville; Robert Vincent Chisholm, Barrie, Ont.; stepgrandchildren, Danny, Lauren, Christine, Kimberley, Darlene. She was predeceased by her husband, Ross McKay; son, David in infancy; sister, Phyllis Clarke; brother, Mike "Mackie" Wasson. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall Funeral Home, 55 Young St., Truro. Blanche will be transferred to Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd., Toronto (416-241-4618), where visitation and funeral service will take place. Interment in Prospect Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Blanche's memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 5161 George St., Floor 7, Halifax, NS B3J 1M7 or Canadian Cancer Society, 1-5826 South St., Halifax, NS B3H 1S6 would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family through: mattatallfh@ns.aliantzinc.ca
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 29, 2006

McKENNA, Big Lewis David - 67, Kempt Road, died October 15, 2006, in Strait Richmond Hospital in Evanston. Born February 15, 1938, he was a son of the late Quenton and Reta (Decost) McKenna of Pictou. Big Lewis was a hardworking man, having worked as foreman for the Department of Transportation for over 18 years. He is survived by his wife, Isabell MacDonnell; daughters, Sandra (Phil) Bonin, Fort Sask, Alta.; Mary (Bob) Jerbek, Prince George, B.C.; Anna (Pat) Leahy, Thomson, Man.; Kendra, Kempt Road; sons, Ralston (Charlene), Halifax; Robert (Chris), Spirit River, Alta.; Little Lewis (Susan), Lampman, Sask.; John (Gloria), Kentville; Duncan, Kempt Road; Scott, Truro; brother Sandy (Ann) McKenna, Arichat; 20 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sons, Darryl and Ricky, and daughter, Rita. Funeral service Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Historical Society Building (the former Cleveland United Church), Cleveland, at 2 p.m. with Rev. James Bragan presiding. Interment to follow in Grand Anse Cemetery. Reception following the interment at the Grand Anse Fire Hall. Arrangements by Green's Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury (625-2929). 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: October 19, 2006

McKENNA, Florence Isabel - 75, Sydney Mines, died November 22, 1995, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Daniel MacDonald. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Sydney Mines. Surviving are a son, John, Sydney; sister, Agnes AuCoin, New Waterford; brother, John, New Waterford; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank; sisters, Irene Blackwood, Rita Chiasson. There will be no visitation. Cremation to take place. Memorial service to be held at a later date. Arrangements under the direction of G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/25/95

McKENZIE, Effie Rose - 92, New Waterford, died June 21, 2006. Born in Cheticamp, she was a daughter of the late Firman and Cecile (Roach) Chiasson. Surviving are daughters, CeCi (Kevin) MacNeil, Joan (Yogi) Muise, Lucille (Spike) MacKinnon; son, Claude (Mary); sister, Lucy MacDonald; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Jack McKenzie; son, Jackie; sisters, Eveline, Anna; brothers, Paul, Evie. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, New Waterford. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in Mount Carmel Church, followed by burial in the parish cemetery. Reception at the Carmel Centre. www.vjmcgillivray.ca 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 23, 2006

McKENZIE, Olive Marie - Dartmouth, formerly of 30 Dahlia St., Dartmouth, died January 4, 1994, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Bear Cove, Halifax County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Ellen (Wilkie) Johnson. She was a lifelong member of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church and CWL; St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church CWL; Children of Mary; several religious organizations both in Canada and the United States and Dartmouth Senior Citizens Club. She is survived by two daughters, Mildred (Mrs. Gerald Keohan), Oakville, Ont.; Sheila (Mrs. Fred Short), Dartmouth; brother, Matthew, Halifax; four sisters, Mrs. Cecilia Boudreau, Mrs. Grace Morrisey, both of Halifax; Mrs. Mildred Mulcahy, Bear Cove; Mrs. Rita Miller, Kitchener, Ont.; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Andrew (Lyle); son, Eric Joseph in infancy; five sisters, Margaret Hunter, Beatrice Brown, Laura Mason and Venietta and Madeline in infancy; brother, Edward. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral will be 12 noon Thursday in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Maple Street, Dartmouth, Archbishop Hayes officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Epilepsy Association of Nova Scotia or Oakwood Terrace Foundation.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/05/94

McLELLAN, A. Joseph - 65, Halifax, formerly of Dunvegan, Inverness County, died September 28, 1993, in Victoria General Hospital. Born in Dunvegan, he was a son of the late Charles and Mary (MacIsaac) McLellan. He is survived by a brother, James, Truro; two sisters, Elizabeth (Mrs. John Timlin), Mrs. Barbara MacDonald, both of Toronto; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers, John Angus, Alex, Hugh; sister, Catherine; niece, Theresa Fitzgerald. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. tonight in Atlantic Funeral Home, Bayers Road, Halifax. Funeral will be 9 a.m. Thursday in St. Catherine's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 09/29/93

McLEOD, Howard James (Howie) - 59, 3488 Warren Ave., New Waterford, died February 21, 1997, at home. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late James and Mary (Perfect) McLeod. He was a member of St. Agnes Church, New Waterford. He was a retired coal miner and at one time was vice-president of New Waterford Pensioners Club. He was a well-known singer and musician. He was also an avid pool player. Surviving are his wife, the former Marjorie Crewe; daughters, Susan (Mrs. David Aucoin), Millie, Tina (Mrs. Allan McIntosh), New Waterford; sons, Charles, Gerald, New Waterford; Chad, Fort St. John, B.C.; brothers, Charles, Alex, New Waterford; Josie, Bridgeport; sisters, Martha Brown, Scotchtown; Sarah Sampson, Agnes Chiasson, New Waterford; Theresa Hannigan, New Victoria; 17 grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Joey, Elias. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Agnes Church, Rev. Neil McKenna officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/24/97

McMANUS, Marguerite Evelyn - 92, Windsor, passed away Friday, April 21, 2006, in the Windsor Elms. Born on April 15, 1914, in Fauxburg, Lunenburg Co., she was a daughter of the late Thomas Arthur and Florence Evelyn (Johnson) Begin. She worked along with her husband, Tom, at McManus Radio & T.V., Windsor, for over 30 years, retiring in 1986. She loved the cottage, yard work and gardening. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Thomas "Tom" McManus; daughters, Beverlee Delamarre and Valerie (Garnet) Clarke; grandson, Bradford (Cassandra) Clarke; sister, Madelyn Caldwell; sister-in-law, Vivienne Maynard; brother-in-law, Gerald Jefferson; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by brother, Clyde Begin; sister, Muriel Jefferson; brother-in-law, Burpee Caldwell. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, in Christ Church Anglican, King Street, Windsor, with Rev. David Curry officiating. Interment will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Windsor Elms Chaplaincy Fund, Christ Church Anglican, any volunteer fire department, or to No Kill Animal Shelter. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King St., Windsor. Sign the Book of Condolence, click on Obituaries, at: www.lindsaysfuneralhome.com 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 24, 2006

McMULLIN, Joseph "Harvey" - 55, Toronto, formerly of Dominion, passed away unexpectedly on September 3, 2006. Born June 15, 1951, he was a son of Mary (LeBlanc) McMullin and the late Alexander McMullin. Besides his mother, he is survived by sisters, Lorraine (Will) Ward, Glace Bay; Jane (Robert) Dennis, Bridgewater; Terese (Robert) MacKillop, Reserve Mines; brothers, Gregory, Toronto; Alan (Karen), Bridgewater; Gilbert, Dartmouth; nieces, nephews and many relatives. Harvey will be sadly missed and will remain in our hearts and thoughts forever. Cremation has taken place. The funeral mass will be held in St. Eugene's Church, Dominion, on Thursday, September 28, at 11 a.m., Father Jim Attwood officiating. A reception will take place at St. Eugene's following the service. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: September 26, 2006

McNAMARA, Edward Charles - 87, Whiteside, Richmond Co., formerly of Point Tupper, died Monday, April 3, 2006, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Point Tupper, he was a son of the late Edward and Minnie Mae (Kelly) McNamara. Edward was a retired laborer and a member of St. Francis de Sales Parish, Lower River Inhabitants. He was a veteran of the Second World War . Surviving are sisters, Ann (Bill) Spacer, Lima, Ohio; Marie MacDonald, Brantford, Ont.; Eunice MacNeil, Evelyn (Hector) MacInnis, both of Dartmouth; brothers, Herman, Harold (Audrey), both of Port Hawkesbury; several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Captain Carl, Harry, Clement, Hilton, Otto. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today with a Royal Canadian Legion service at 7 p.m., both in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Port Hawkesbury, Father Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory of Eddie may be made to St. Joseph's Cemetery Fund. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 5, 2006

McNamara, Stella
Miss Stella McNamara
Miss Stella McNamara, Daughter of the late Thomas McNamara, died, yesterday morning at her late residence, 14 St. patrick Street. Miss Mc namara had been in falling health for about two years. She was twenty-three years old and ejoyed the friendship of a large circle of persons, who will deeply sympathize with her relatives in their sad bereavement. She is survived by her mother, one brother, Leo McNamara, and two sisters, Misses Loretta and Evelyn McNamara.
The Sun, St. John, N.B.
Published: Wednesday, December 30, 1908
McNamara-In this city on the 29th inst., Stella MacNamara, daughter of Kate and the late Thomas MacNamara, leaving a mother, brother and two sisters to mourn. Funerail on Thursday at 2.30 from her late residence, 14 St. Patrick St. Friends and acqaintances respectfully invited to attend.
The Sun, St. John, N.B. 
Published: Thursday, December 31 1908

McNEIL, Georgina Irene - It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Georgina Irene McNeil, age 46, of Glace Bay. Born in Sydney Mines, she was a daughter of the late Roddie and Audrey McNeil. Surviving are children, Jason (Caroline), Sonya (Mark), Gerard; sisters, Elizabeth (Dennis), Mary, Margaret (Gene), Stella (Bernie); brothers, Joe (Sandra), Robert; a number of nieces and nephews. No visitation. Cremation will take place under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday in Holy Cross Church, Glace Bay, Father John Graham officiating. On-line condolences: www.vjmcgillivray.ca
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: October 4, 2006

McNEIL, Marie Edesse - 79, Halifax, died January 15, 1994, in Victoria General Hospital. Born in Saulnierville, Digby County, she was a daughter of the late Patrick and Annie (Boudreau) Saulnier. She was a member of St. Theresa's Parish, Halifax. She is survived by a son, Ronald, Lower Sackville; daughter, Linda, Halifax; two grandchildren; two sisters, Priscilla Everett, Mae, both of Bridgetown. She was predeceased by her husband, Bernard Daniel; three brothers, Felix, Harry, Ralph; five sisters, Blanche Shipley, Kay Feener, Catherine, Delina Barry, Lillian Rysa. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax. Funeral will be 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Theresa's Church, Rev. Lloyd O'Neil officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/17/94

McNEIL, Mary Catherine - 85, formerly of 89 Neville St., Dominion, died February 18, 1996, in MacGillivray Guest Home, Sydney. Born in Dominion, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Myria Catherine (Leslie) MacKinnon. She was a member of Church of the Immaculate Conception, Bridgeport and the CWL. Surviving are daughters, Mary (Mrs. William Proctor), Sydney River; Ann (Mrs. Kevin Bates), Dominion; grandchildren, Michelle, Andree, Elise Proctor, Carylee McNeil, Clifford, Paul, Derrick; a great-granddaughter; sisters, Evangeline Boudreau, Dominion; Muriel Farrell, Sydney. She was predeceased by her husband, Francis E.; sons, Francis, Paul; an infant granddaughter; brothers, Paul, Neil, Gregory, Rennie, Charlie; an infant sister. Visitation 7-9 p.m. tonight, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Homes Ltd., 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in Church of the Immaculate Conception, Rev. John Paul MacDonald officiating. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Donations to the Alzheimer's unit at MacGillivray Guest Home, 25 Xavier Dr., Sydney, B1S 2R9.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/19/96

McNEIL, Paul Anthony - 41, Halifax, passed away June 28, 2006, in the VG Site, QEII, surrounded by his family. Born in Halifax on April 26, 1965, he was a son of Ronald McNeil and the late Bertha (Cormier) McNeil. Paul attended and graduated from J.L. Ilsley High School and went on to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Mary's University and received a diploma from Atlantic Computer Institute. Paul was an employee of the IWK Information Technology Services for most of his career. Paul was active in sports throughout his youth. Paul loved to cook, specializing in desserts. He is survived by his loving wife, Sharon (Barter) McNeil; son, Liam, 2 1/2 years, whom he loved dearly and who gave Paul the will to fight; sisters, Christine (Stephen) Sutherland, Halifax; Diane (Perry) Randall, East Chezzetcook; brothers, Kevin (Heather), Bedford; Perry (Linda), Bedford; Keith (Kelly), Halifax; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jack and Ann Barter, Riverview, N.B.; brothers-in-law, Mike, Calgary, Alta.; Paul (Margie), Saint John, N.B.; Ron (Judy), Riverview, N.B.; Ken (Cathy), Riverview, N.B. Paul was predeceased by mother, Bertha McNeil; paternal grandparents, William and Evelyn McNeil; maternal grandparents, Rene and Odina Cormier. Visitation will be held today 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral service will be held in Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Bedford Highway, Friday, June 30, at 10 a.m. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or QEII Foundation. Family flowers only please. Paul fought a courageous battle with cancer for two years. Paul lived each day with strength and determination until he could fight no longer. Special thanks to Dr. Colwell, Nova Scotia Cancer Centre Staff, Chemotherapy Unit, Donna Grant, and 8A and 7A staff of the VG Hospital for their continuous and supportive care. Special thanks to Mary and the other nurses on 7A during his last hours, your compassion and care will always be remembered. Paul will be missed by so many people who have had the opportunity and privilege to experience his kind ways. E-mail condolences: snowfh@alderwoods.com 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 29, 2006

McNEIL, Shawn Edward - 20, 2107 Sydney Rd., Reserve Mines, died July 7, 1995, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Reserve Mines, he was a son of Raymond and Madeline (Aucoin) McNeil. He was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Reserve Mines and was employed at the Irving gas station, Glace Bay. He graduated from Reserve Mines District High in 1993. Surviving are a sister, Jocelyne, at home. Visitation 7-9 p.m. tonight, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Homes Ltd., 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph's Church. Burial in parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Joseph's Cemetery fund. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/08/95

McPHEE, Daniel - 86, 65 Richmond St., Sydney, died April 12, 1994, in Sydney Community Health Centre. Born in Reserve Mines, he was a son of the late Malcolm and Flora (MacMullin) McPhee. He was a veteran of the Second World War, having served overseas as an ERA in the Royal Canadian Navy. He had been mentioned in a dispatch for distinguished service. In 1972, he retired from the Sydney Steel Plant but remained an active member of the Naval Veterans Cape Breton Division, Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 138 and Sydeny Steelworkers and Pensioners Club. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by a daughter, Teresa (Terri), Vancouver, B.C.; son, Gerald (Jerry), Deep River, Ont.; a grandson; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Julia AuCoin; six sisters, Mary (Minnie), Sister Marguerite Maria, Sister Rose Berchmans; Ena, Christy, Margaret; four brothers, Michael, John, Ambrose, Neil. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. tonight, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Theresa's Church, Rev. Dan MacLennan officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Canadian Diabetes Association or any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/14/94

McPHEE (O'Donnell), Patricia Catherine - 36, 427 Anniversary Ave., New Waterford, died November 26, 1997, at home. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of Edward O'Donnell, Maple Hill Manor, New Waterford, and the late Loretta (Aucoin) O'Donnell. She was a member of Mount Carmel Parish and was an avid dart player. Surviving are son, Michael, New Waterford; brothers, Jerry, Halifax; her twin Patrick, Richard, Stephen, Brian, New Waterford; sister, Darlene MacPherson, New Waterford; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Wendy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday in Mount Carmel Church, Rev. Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or palliative care.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/28/97

McPHIE, Irene - 85, Dartmouth, passed away July 9, 2006, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Isle Aux Morts, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Cornelius and Annabell (Coleman) Walters. She retired from Branson Hospital working as a dietary supervisor. Surviving are daughter, Elaine (Kenneth) MacKenzie, Upper Stewiacke; sons, John, Dartmouth; Kenneth (Jean), Ontario; sisters, Marina (Thomas) Benoit, Jessie Sharpe, both of Dartmouth; Violetta (Ted) Bullen, Corner Brook, N.L. She was predeceased by her first husband, Kenneth James, and second husband, Robert McPhie; sisters, Alma, Leah, Alvina, Meta, Carrie; brother, John. Visiting today 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with Legion service 7 p.m., both in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home. Cremation to follow, burial at a later date in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. E-mails to: almattatallfh@alderwoods.com 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: July 12, 2006

McRAE, Joseph Robert "Bob" - 84, Pinellas Park, Fla., died Friday, August 11, 2006, in Hospice House Woodside. Born in Prince Edward Island, he moved to Florida 10 years ago from California. He was a carpentry contractor, a former boat builder and commercial fisherman. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Pinellas Park Community Centre. He enjoyed lobster fishing, bingo and bike riding. Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Rose; sons, Bill and Gary; daughters, Marie MacKinnon and Faye Forgeron, all of Cape Breton; stepson, Brian Mathers, Ontario; stepdaughter, Marilyn Harris, Boston; sister, Pearl Kohnes, Nova Scotia; brother, Billy, Prince Edward Island; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Funeral service took place in Florida. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: September 26, 2006

MEISNER, Carrie Gertrude - 89, Somerset, Kings Co., passed away Friday, June 2, 2006, in Grand View Manor, Berwick. Born in Kentville, Kings Co., she was a daughter of the late Downey and Emily (Chase) Morton. She was a member of Berwick Baptist Church. She enjoyed music, walking, doing puzzles and time spent socializing with her family. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are her sons, Eric (Deborah) Meisner, Somerset; Paul Meisner, Windermere, Kings Co.; Donald (Shirley Reese) Meisner, Harbourville, Kings Co.; daughters, Ann (Cecil) Dominey, Kingston, Kings Co.; Ruth (Richard) Perry, Waterville; Joan (Reginald) Weir, Weston, Kings Co.; Bette (Sidney) Young, Moschelle, Annapolis Co.; daughter-in-law, Valentine, St. Catharines, Ont.; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Howard Meisner; son, Lawrence Meisner; brothers, Edward, Maxwell, Douglas, William, George, Allison and Carl Morton, Bev Harvey; sisters, Isabelle Alexander, Betty Campbell, Thelma Rockwell, Augusta Harvey, Hilda Thompson, Jean Millett, Nell Grover. There will be visitation for Mrs. Meisner from 7-9 p.m. tonight in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick (902-538-9900), from where the funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 4, Rev. Elizabeth Johnson officiating, with burial in Lakeview Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Condolences may be sent to the family at: lindsayfunerals@ns.aliantzinc.ca
Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 3, 2006

MEISNER, David Franklyn - 58, Halifax, passed away July 11, 2006, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Blandford, he was the son of the late James F. and Iona (Boutilier) Meisner. David worked for over 35 years with DND. He was a member of the IOOF Manchester Unity Lodge since 1964 and was also a team manager in the Halifax Men's District Dart League for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife, the former Lorraine Margaret Gamble; sons, Ronnie (Colleen), East River; Carl L., Halifax; brother, Eric (Debbie); nephew, Charles; niece, Deanna, Timberlea. Visitation will be held Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with funeral service Saturday at 11 a.m., both in Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, 13549 Peggy's Cove Rd., Tantallon, Rev. Dan Green officiating. Burial will follow in St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery, Blandford at 1.30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Blandford or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. David's family wish to thank all the doctors and nurses for the care and support David received while a patient in the Halifax Infirmary ICU. On-line condolences can be made at: www.rawalker.ca
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: July 13, 2006

Meisner, Roy Winston - 72, Wolfville, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2006, in the Wolfville Nursing Home. Born in Wolfville, he was a son of the late Foster and Gladys Meisner. Roy was a resident of Church Street where he enjoyed all aspects of country living. He is survived by his sister, Frances, Fredericton, N.B.; several cousins, nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation by request. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 5 Leverett Ave., Kentville (902-678-2151). A graveside service will be held at a later date in Oak Grove Cemetery, Kentville, Chaplain Jim Norton officiating. Private condolences to the family at: lindsayfunerals@ns.aliantzinc.ca 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: October 14, 2006

MENZIES, Ruby Mary "Barb" - 63, Berwick, passed away Monday, June 19, 2006, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Edith (Gannon) Pettipas, Grand View Manor, Berwick, and the late Louis Pettipas. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, homemaker and friend. She dedicated her life to her family and close circle of friends. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, George; son, Steve (Cindy), Berwick; grandchildren, Logan, Katie, and Nicholas; her father-in-law, George Menzies Sr.; brother-in-law, Robert (Cathy) Menzies; sisters-in-law, Janet Menzies and Linda Menzies, all of Lower Sackville; brother-in-law, Mike (Colleen) Menzies, Truro; several nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins. She was predeceased by sister, Diane Pettipas; her mother-in-law, Nora Menzies; sister-in-law, Victoria Menzies. Cremation has taken place under the direction of White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. There will be no visitation by family request. A private graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 22, in Berwick Cemetery, Rev. Charles Bull officiating. Beginning at 12 noon, the family will greet friends and relatives for a time of fellowship and refreshments at a public reception to be held in the home of Steve and Cindy Menzies, 745 Maple St., Berwick. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.
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Published: June 21, 2006

MEUNIER, Albert (Joseph) - 68, West Arichat, Richmond Co., died May 23, 1995, in Camp Hill Medical Centre, Halifax. Born in West Arichat, he was a son of the late Walter and Alexina Meunier. In his early years, he worked as a fish cutter for National Sea Products in Halifax and in Souris, P.E.I. Surviving are his brother, Everette; a sister-in-law; three nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Francis. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service to be held at a later date in West Arichat. 
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Published: 05/27/95

MEUNIER, Alfred Jean - 73, West Arichat, Richmond Co., died November 8, 1999, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in West Arichat, he was a son of the late Alexie and Elizabeth (Pottie) Meunier. He worked on the Lake Boats as a wheelsman. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 47, St. Peter's. Surviving are his companion, Helen Duann, West Arichat; daughter, Mary Kenny and son, Alex, Dartmouth; five grandchildren. He was predeceased by brother, Paul; sister, Edna. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday, in Immaculate Conception Church, West Arichat, Rev. Yvone Lignon officiating. Burial of cremains to follow in the parish cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. 
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Published: 11/09/99

MEUNIER, Marcelline - 90, D'Escousse, Richmond County, died September 7, 1993, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Poulamon, Richmond County, she was a daughter of the late Freeman and Maria (Landry) Boudreau. She is survived by a daughter, Marie (Bourque) Kehoe, D'Escousse; sister, Minnie Ann Poan, St. Peter's Nursing Home; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Harvey Bourque; second husband, Leo; daughter, Delia (Bourque) Joyce. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Hyacinth's Roman Catholic Church, D'Escousse. Arrangements under the direction of J. Albert Walker and Sons Funeral Home, Cole Harbour. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 09/08/93

MEUNIER, Mary Eva (Yvonne) - 96, Musquodoboit Harbour, Halifax Co., died April 10, 1998, in The Birches, Musquodoboit Harbour. Born in West Arichat, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Katherine (Robertson) Fougere. Surviving are daughters, Clarisse Briand, Aline (Mrs. Clarence Butler), Sydney; Hermine Jones, Florence Young, Halifax; Ann (Mrs. Richard Young), Musquodoboit Harbour; Violet Buchanan, Dartmouth; sons, Vincent and Lawrence, Sudbury, Ont.; James and Leon, Louisdale; Ulysses, West Arichat; many grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Alex Thomas Meunier; sisters, May and Stella Forgeron, Lena Fougere; brothers, Fred and Rene Fougere. Funeral was held April 13 in Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, West Arichat, Rev. Conrad Girroir officiated. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.
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Published: 04/14/98

MILLER, John James - 97, North East Margaree, passed away peacefully at home on April 19, 2006. Born August 2, 1908, he lived all his life in North East Margaree. He attended Normal College for one summer and taught one year at Rossville School. He was an avid farmer, taking great pride in his gardens. He married Jeannette Lucie Chiasson on November 17, 1942, and together they were known for their hand weaving, especially woolen blankets, and their fresh vegetables. He was very much involved in his parish, serving as an altar server for 18 years, and in his community, being a founding member of both the North East Credit Union and the Margaree Co-op, and a staunch supporter of the Conservative Party. He is survived by children, Marie (Sheldon) Casey, Bernadette, Cecile and Gerard (Shirley) Miller, all of North East Margaree; Yvonne (Bill) Kilfoil, Oyster Pond, Halifax Co.; Jack (Marguerite) Miller, North East Margaree; 26 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Margaret MacDonald. He was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Jeannette, on December 31, 1996; two sons and a daughter in infancy; brother, Alex; sister, Mary. Visitation will be held in St. Patrick's Hall, 6541 Cabot Trail, North East Margaree, on Friday, April 21, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Patrick's Church on Saturday at 10:30 a.m., Father Jim MacDonald officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made to St. Patrick's Hall or a charity of your choice. The family wishes to express sincere thanks to the doctors and staff at Sacred Heart Hospital for their compassionate care, and all the home care workers who were so good to Dad over the last 16 years. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Cheticamp Funeral Services Ltd. 
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Published: April 20, 2006

MILLER, Sophie Lorette - 73, Fordview, Inverness County, died January 1, 1993, in Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Born in Belle Cote, Inverness County, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence C. and Lucie (Delaney) LeBlanc. She was a member of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church (CWL), Margaree. She taught school for 30 years in the Margaree area until retirement in 1979. She is survived by her husband, Nicholas Alexander; two daughters, Anne (Mrs. Alex-Simon LeBlanc), Margaree; Mary (Mrs. Edmond LeBlanc), Canso; three sons, Gerard, Fordview; Lawrence, Hatchet Lake, Halifax County; Kevin, Fall River, Halifax County; brother, Urbain, Moncton, N.B.; three sisters, Marie Stella (Mrs. Willie L. LeBlanc), Belle Cote; Marguerite (Mrs. Robert Leger), Waltham, Mass.; Aurore (Mrs. Eddie Ste.Croix), Woburn, Mass.; 14 grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister, Aurore; four brothers, Emile, Louis, Eugene, Leonard. The body is in St. Michael's Parish Hall, visiting 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 79 p.m. Sunday. Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Basil Boudreau officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Strait Area Right to Life. Arrangements are under the direction of Cheticamp Funeral Services.
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Published: 01/02/93

MILLS, Robert Clayton - 80, Elgin Road, Hopewell, passed away Friday, June 23, 2006, at his home. Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late Frank and Mary (Chisholm) Mills. He lived in Hopewell most of his life and was a long-time elder of the St. Columba United Church. He was a veteran of the Second World War having served overseas, and was a member of Hopewell Branch No. 137, Royal Canadian Legion. He worked at H.M.C. Dockyard, Halifax, Michelin, and the Nova Scotia Community Colleges in Stellarton and Kentville. Clayton is survived by his wife of 57 years, Azora (Pauley); sons, William (Penny), Fort McMurray, Alta.; Kenneth, Kentville; Douglas (Pam), Greenwich; daughters, Barbara (Owen) Bonvie, Almonte, Ont.; Leona (Don), Mills Hall, Hopewell; Vera (Steven) Falt, Stellarton; son-in-law, Bill Geddes, Westville; sister, Vera (Ted) Tong, New Glasgow; brothers, Donald (Joan), Hopewell; John S. (Barbara), Riverview, N.B.; Albert (Shirley), Oromocto, N.B.; 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by daughter, Shirley Geddes. There will be no visitation by request. The family will receive visitors in St. Columba United Church, Hopewell, from 12 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 2 p.m. on Tuesday with Rev. Kathi Zwicker officiating. Interment will be in MacLean Cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations in memory of Clayton may be made to St. Columba Church or a charity of one's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 26, 2006

MOLLON, Thelma G. - 81, Sydney, passed away Monday, June 12, 2006, in The Cove Guest Home. Born in New Waterford on October 17, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Perry J. and Mabel (Kendrick) Barns. In 1973, Thelma earned her B.A. in history from Dalhousie University at the age of 49. While living in Halifax from 1955-1986, she was a member of the Toast Mistress Club. Thelma was an active member in the antiwar movement and a former member of the Professional Engineers Wives Association. Thelma is survived by her husband, Reginald Mollon; son, Stephen, Toronto; daughter, Ann Mollon, Ottawa; brother, Philip Burns, New Waterford; sister, Elaine MacMullin, New Waterford; grandchildren, Daniel and Sabrina Chichagov. She was predeceased by brothers, Gerald, Kenny and Harvey. There will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens on Thursday, June 15, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ralph Johnston officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences may be sent to: sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca 
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Published: June 13, 2006

MOMBOURQUETTE, Marie Blanche - 81, Three Island Cove, Richmond Co., died August 24, 1995, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Petit de Grat, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Anniel (Marchand) Sampson. She was a member of Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise. Surviving are sons, Joseph, Ralph, Quinton, Danny, Three Island Cove; Mark, Rockdale; Bruce, River Bourgeois; Gerard, Halifax; Tom, Dartmouth; Gerald, Truro; daughters, Marie (Mrs. Andre Albert), Grace (Mrs. Peter Fader), Halifax; Valerie (Mrs. Cal Bechard), Elaine (Mrs. George Whalen), Lower Sackville; Jeannette (Mrs. John Jones), Vancouver, B.C.; Tena (Mrs. Adrian Touesnard), River Bourgeois; 24 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Cornelius; stepfather, Joseph Boudreau; sons, Fulbert, Francis; daughter, Beverly; granddaughter, Tara Lynne; grandson, Steven Mombourquette. Visitation 1-9 p.m. today, 10 a.m -1 p.m. Saturday in L'Ardoise Funeral Home. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. Robert Donnelly officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Dr. William Kingston Memorial Medical Clinic, L'Ardoise, Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston or any charity. Arrangements under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/25/95

MONCOUSKY, Alphonse - 81, Belle Cote, Inverness County, formerly of Waltham, Mass., died September 16, 1992, in Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Born in Haverfill, Mass., he was a son of the late Michael and Pauline Moncousky. He was a member of St. Michael's Church, Margaree. He was employed for 26 years in Waltham as a factory worker, prior to retirement in Belle Cote. He is survived by his wife, the former Marie Louise Chiasson; two sons, Charlie, Nashua, N.H.; John Paul, Maynard, Mass.; three grandchildren. The body is in St. Michael's Church, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, where funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Rev. Basil Boudreau officiating. Burial will be in church cemetery under the direction of Cheticamp Funeral Home.
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Published: 09/18/92

MONETTE, Joseph "Ross" - 70, Kingston, passed away, Friday, June 23, 2006, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Eastview, Ont., he was a son of the late Emilien and Emiline (LeBlanc) Monette. He served with the Canadian Armed Forces and later was employed with Michelin Canada in both Granton and Waterville, from where he retired. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Paragon Golf and Country Club. He was a sports enthusiast and especially enjoyed Acadia hockey. He is survived by his wife, the former Beatrice "Bea" Robichaud; children, Marc (Ann Marie), Rothesay, N.B.; Roger (Minette), Calgary, Alta.; Louise Monette (Jean), Montpellier, Que.; Suzanne (Shaun) George, New Minas; Ross (Kimberley), Coldbrook; stepdaughter, Debbie (Frank) Godin, Bathurst, N.B.; brothers, Georges and Robert, both of Quebec; grandchildren, Danielle, Diane, Rachael, Kory, Hillary, Jessica, Zeph, Oriana, and Taliah; stepgrandchildren, Keith and Allison. There will be no visitation by family request. A private funeral service will be held in White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Father Gerald Saulnier officiating. No flowers by family request. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences may be made to: sunmoonstars@eastlink.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 26, 2006

MOORE, John Ernest - 67, Lantz /Boston, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2006, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born December 13, 1938, in New Waterford, he was a son of the late John and Elizabeth (Burke) Moore. John enjoyed life and he loved to travel. He enjoyed his vocation and was successful in it. John is survived by his loving wife, Judy, Lantz; daughters, Amanda Moore, Lantz; Kathleen (Lewis) Fritz, California; son, Darren (Cathy), Massachusetts; several grandchildren; two sisters; one brother, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, John, and a sister, Carol. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. Funeral mass 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 1, in St. Bernard's Roman Catholic Church, Enfield, Father Raymond Mura presiding. E-mail condolences may be sent to: ettinger@alderwoods.com
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Published: April 29, 2006

MOORS, Ivy Matilda - 79, Lower Sackville, died September 28, 2006, at home. Born in Windsor, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Matilda (Boudreau) Marshall. She is survived by son, Donald, Toronto; daughter, Cathy, Sackville; seven brothers, two sisters and six grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald G.; four brothers and one sister. Visitation 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, October 3, in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 527 Sackville Dr., where service will follow at 2 p.m. Interment in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. 
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Published: October 2, 2006

MORASH, Darlene Joy - It is with deep sadness that the family announces the passing of their dear mother, Darlene Joy Morash, age 52, on July 6, 2006. She was constantly surrounded with an abundance of love from her large family and friends. Darlene's strong faith carried her through a courageous battle with cancer. Born July 25, 1953, Darlene was a daughter of the late Charles H. and Odessa A. (Boutilier) Hick (Hackett's Cove). She is survived by her sons, Shane C. (Lynn), Joel Michael; daughters, Shawna Lea, Tina Marie (Robert Owens); grandsons, Owen and Jonathan; brothers, Carlyle (Gloria) Hick, Robert (Doreen) Hick; sisters, Elizabeth Morash, Lorraine Green, Odessa Southern, Denise Hick; many nieces and nephews; close family friend, Laura Stevens, and Darlene's companion, Mike Stevens, who will deeply miss his "Hunny Bun". Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, and funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, all in Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, 13549 Peggy's Cove Rd., Tantallon, Rev. Mark Kingsbury officiating. Burial to follow in St. Peter's Anglican Church Cemetery, Hackett's Cove. The family extends a special thanks to the wonderful palliative care team at the VG Site, QEII. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice. On-line condolences can be made to: www.rawalker.ca
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Published: July 8, 2006

MORRISON, Daniel Archibald (Archie) - 80, Ingramport, Halifax Co., died July 14, 1995, in Victoria General Hospital. Born in Richmond Co., Cape Breton, he was a son of the late David and Margaret (Stone) Morrison. Most of his career was spent in sales including at RCA Victor Commercial Equipment, and the next several years were spent in the taxi business. Following this, he went to work for Wood Motors Ford, where he was a car salesman for 35 years before retiring in 1985. Surviving are his wife, the former Beatrice (Blackie) Anderson; son, Patrick, Halifax; daughter, Joanne (Mrs. Phillip Kelly), Timberlea; two grandchildren; sisters, Irene Burke, Esther Pottie, Halifax; Viola Drake, Toronto; Millie Dowling, Boston; Mayne MacIntosh, Florida; brothers, Bernie, Toronto; Arthur, Cape Breton; Ted, New York. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Bernadette Boudreau; a granddaughter; brothers, James, Leonard, Herman. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 10 a.m. Monday in Canadian Martyrs Roman Catholic Church, Halifax. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations to IWK Children's Hospital or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements under the direction of Snow's Funeral Home, Halifax.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/15/95

MORRISON, Malcolm Roderick "Roy" - 87, Baddeck, died peacefully at home on Sunday, June 18, 2006. Born in the Sunrise Valley of Cape North, Roy was a son of the late William A. and Katherine (Morrison) Morrison. He was a descendant of one of the pioneer families of Cape North. Roy spent his early years working throughout Nova Scotia in the lumbering and construction industry. In 1941, he enlisted and served five years in the Canadian Armed Forces at Camp Aldershot, Nova Scotia and Aldershot, England. Following his military service Roy joined the Federal Government as a Collector of Customs first in Dingwall and then transferring to Baddeck in 1958 until his retirement in 1976. Not content with retirement he joined the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires serving Camp Hill Hospital and the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Park until 1997. Roy especially enjoyed his time with his family, traveling in his camper and was always ready for a good game of cards. Roy is survived by his wife of 53 years, Frances; daughters, Janice (Sandy) Hudson, Joyce (Allan) Ingraham; twin sons, Bruce (Ruth) and Brian (Arlene), and grandchildren, Jonathan (Amanda), Jeff (Lorna) and Holly Hudson, Amy (Cory), Sara, Susan, Megan and Darcy Morrison. He will be sadly missed by his favorite feline friend, Buffy. Cremation has taken place, followed by a private family service with interment in Harbourview Cemetery, South Haven. In remembrance of a very special husband, father and grandfather, the family will be pleased to receive condolences from relatives and friends at Greenwood Memorial Hall today from 7-9 p.m. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home. On-line condolences may be sent to: fillmoreandwhitman@ns.sympatico.ca 
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Published: June 20, 200

MOULAISON, Marie Hattie - 82, Tidal View Manor, Yarmouth, formerly of Amiraults Hill, Yarmouth County, died December 10, 1993, in the villa. Born in Wedgeport, she was a daughter of the late Mande and Adeline (Doucette) Boudreau. She was a homemaker. She is survived by a son, Dennis, Hebron. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert Dennis; three brothers, Leonard, Douglas, Harold. Funeral will be 10 a.m. today in Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, Amiraults Hill. Burial will be in parish cemetery under the direction of H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Yarmouth. Donations may be made to any charity.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/13/93

MUIR, Joseph S. - 54, 54 Phalens Rd., Glace Bay, died August 24, 1995, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born at Glace Bay, he was a son of the late William and Margaret (Stark) Muir. He was selfemployed as a carpenter and also did mechanical work. He was a member of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Glace Bay. Surviving are a brother, Adam, Glace Bay; sister, Sandra (Mrs. Bruce Scott), Glace Bay; two nieces; two nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Margaret Aucoin. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, funeral 11 a.m. Monday, both in V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay, Rev. James Skinner officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Glace Bay. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/26/95

MUIR, Margaret - 88, 54 Phalens Rd., Glace Bay, died November 30, 1994, at the family home. Born in Scotland, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Stark. She was a member of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church and St. Paul's service club. She is survived by a daughter, Sandra (Mrs. Bruce Scott), Glace Bay; sons, Adam, Joseph, both of Glace Bay; sisters, Jean Welsh, Nan Cooper, both of Scotland; brothers, Joseph, Charles, both of Scotland; two granddaughters; two grandsons. She was predeceased by her husband, William; daughter, Peggy Aucoin; sister, Madge. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay, where funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday, Rev. James Skinner officiating. Burial will be in Forest Haven Cemetery. 
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Published: 12/01/94

MULLEN, Cheryl Annie - 47, Yarmouth, died September 5, 1993, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Yarmouth, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Ethel (Hurlburt) Boudreau. She was a member of Yarmouth Golf and Country Club and taught school in South Centennial School, Yarmouth for 23 years. She is survived by her husband, Vance; daughter, Tracey, Yarmouth; two sons, Michael, Yarmouth; Peter, at home; sister, Linda Higgins, Arcadia; stepfather, John Robertson, Yarmouth. She was predeceased by her stepfather, Edward Smith. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Yarmouth, Rev. A.D. Newell officiating. Burial will be in Chebogue Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Yarmouth Hospital Expansion Fund.
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Published: 09/07/93

MULLIN, Gertrude Agatha - 89, Kentville, died December 27, 1997, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Patrick E. and Philomena (Aucoin) Schaumph. Surviving are daughter, Mrs. Barbara A. Thorpe, Pittsburgh, Penn.; two grandsons; four great-granddaughters. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas A.; son, Thomas Jr.; sisters and brothers. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Tuesday in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
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Published: 12/29/97

MULLINS, Joseph Cornelius - 68, Sydney, died July 7, 2006 in Strait Richmond Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Cornelius Mullins and Florence Matheson. Surviving are daughters, Kathy Mullins, Patti Mullins (fiancé Grant MacIver); sisters, Kathryn (Jim) Bruce, Glenda (Martin) McDonough; brother, Donnie (Jane) Matheson; granddaughters, Julia and Barbara Timmons. Visitation today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday in St. Anthony Daniel Church. Donations to Cape Breton Cancer Patient Fund, 1482 George St., Sydney, NS, B1P 1P3. www.chantfuneralhome.com
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Published: July 9, 2006

MULLINS, Leo - Died June 2, 2006. Surviving are his wife, Alice (Burke); daughter, Theresa; son, Francis; grandchildren, Paul, Jason, Karen, Krista; great-grandchildren, James, Josh, Jerritt, Brooke, Ellen, Kurtis; sister-in-law, Marie Mullins. He was predeceased by brothers, Peter, Bernard, John; sisters, Theresa, Mary, Sarah, Margaret; infant son, Leo Patrick. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday, both in Immaculate Conception Church, Main-a-Dieu, Father Conrad Edwards officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to Immaculate Conception Cemetery Fund or charity of choice. twcurryparkviewchapel.ns.sympatico.ca 
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Published: June 5, 2006

MULLINS, Neil "Moonie" - 74, New Waterford, died June 13, 2006. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Richard and Margaret (MacDonald) Mullins. He is survived by sisters, Mary Alice (Mrs. John Angus MacKenzie), Jean Butt; brother, Richard (Lorraine). He was predeceased by brothers, Bernard, Lowell, Bobby. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday in Mount Carmel Church, followed by interment in the parish cemetery. Reception at the Carmel Centre. Donations to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences to: www.vjmcgillivray.ca 
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Published: June 17, 2006

MULLINS, Pius "Duckie" - 72, Reserve Mines, died October 8, 2006. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Pike and Miriam (Littler). Surviving are wife, Nisha (MacNeil); daughters, Pauline (Derrick), Miriam, Bessie (Kenny); sons, Lonzo (Kimmy), Richard (Gloria), Pike (Tara); 19 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Art, Bessie, Cecil, Paul, Bob, Miriam, Millie. He was predeceased by daughter, Mary; sister, Eva; brothers, Carl, John. No visitation. Cremation under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph's Church, Reserve Mines. www.vjmcgillivray.ca 
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Published: October 10, 2006

MUNRO, Andrew Francis - 78, Halifax, passed away June 2, 2006, at home. He was a son of the late Andrew and Catherine (Power) Munro. Affectionately known as Gump, he worked as a machinist at Moirs for 43 years. He was a long-time member of the Forresters of Canada. He enjoyed wood working. Andrew was a very thoughtful and caring man and was extremely proud of his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Eileen (Bell); sons, Patrick (Anna), Rick (Brenda), both of Bedford; Campbell, Halifax; sisters, Sheila, Audrey (Jim) Parker, both of Halifax; Patsy (Bill) Hemenon, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Allana, Patrick, Jillian, Joffre, Lauren and Brendan. He was predeceased by brothers, Cyril, Stewart; sister, Mary. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday and memorial service will be 10 a.m. Monday, June 5, both in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or charity of choice. E-mail condolences: snowfh@alderwoods.com 
Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 3, 2006

MUNROE, Marie Agathe - 66, St. Bernard, Digby County, died May 15, 1993, in Digby General Hospital. Born in St. Bernard, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Roseanne (LeBlanc) Boudreau. She served with the Canadian Armed Forces during the Second World War. She was employed most of her life as a cafeteria worker with the Bronxville Public School, Bronxville, N.Y. She retired in 1985, moving back to St. Bernard. She was a member of St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband, Richard C.; two daughters, Linda (Mrs. James Sullivan), Kansas; Barbara (Mrs. Paul Comeau), Upper Sackville; two sons, Richard, Richmond, Va.; Robert, New York; five sisters, Jacqueline (Mrs. Ashton Mullen), Lucille (Mrs. Adolphe Dugas), Marguerite (Mrs. Edmond Comeau), all of St. Bernard; Elizabeth (Mrs. Edmond Dugas), Belliveau Cove; Bernadette (Mrs. Nelson Saulnier), Weymouth Mills; two brothers, Herbert, Weaver Settlement; Gus- tave, St. Bernard; six grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, William; sister, Agnes Blinn. Family will receive visitors in their home in St. Bernard, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday in St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Leo Maillet officiating. Burial will be in church cemetery under the direction of Digby Funeral Home. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to any charity.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 05/17/93

MUNROE, Russell Herman - It is with sadness we announce the passing of Russell Herman Munroe. After a battle with cancer, he passed on at the age of 71 on June 27, 2006, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. He was a good provider for his wife and family. He had various vocations during his life. He was a proud baker for 20 years for the Fancy Pastry in Halifax and the Dominion Store in Dartmouth, along with N.S. Tractor and Northwood Manor at which time he began his battle with his health issues. Russell will be greatly missed by his loving wife, Ada (Shea); daughters, Joyce (Greg) Erskine, Upper Musquodoboit; Marilyn Bezanson (Archie) Sutherland, Pictou; Jeannie (Brian) Stevens, Sheet Harbour; son, Russell (Linda) Munroe, Halifax; 11 grandchildren; brothers, Richard Munroe (Frances), Ronald Munroe (Phyllis); sisters, Jean (Don) Clyburn, Rose (Wade) Weeks, Nancy Munroe, Joan (Eugene) Hubley, Linda (Robie) Boutilier, Mildred (Roddy) MacDonald. He was predeceased by parents, Herman and Olive Munroe; brothers, Stanley Munroe, Clarence Munroe, Frederick Munroe; sister, Dorothy LeHuquet. Church service will be held at a later date in Mushaboom. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 29, 2006

MURPHY, Edward Colin - 77, Seaview Manor, formerly of 9 Harrington St., Glace Bay, died June 9, 1995, in the manor. Born at Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Steven and Frances (Head) Murphy. He was a former employee of Cape Breton Development Corporation and worked in no. 20 and 26 collieries. He was an avid skidooer and a member of St. Anthony's Parish, Glace Bay. Surviving are sons, Alfred, Brian, Glace Bay; Wayne, Roy, Ontario; brothers, Frank, Hilbert, Glace Bay; sister, Annie Walsh, Glace Bay; 10 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Elizabeth Aucoin. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Curry's Funeral Home, 140 Main St., Glace Bay. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday in St. Anthony's Church, Rev. Jake Andrea officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/10/95

MURPHY, Henry - 71, 70 Lorway Ave., Reserve Mines, died June 2, 1994, in Glace Bay General Hospital. Born in Reserve Mines, he was a son of the late Daniel and Josephine (MacKinnon) Murphy. As a young man he joined the Canadian Armed Forces and served during the Second World War and the Korean Conflict. Upon his return from overseas, he worked in the coal mines and was a coal hauler for the Reverve Mines area for a number of years. He had also been employed at the Louisbourg restoration site, Canso Causeway and various construction sites as a construction worker. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 2 and 40; Army and Navy Veterans Association and was a commissionaire and member of Gordon United Church, Reserve Mines. He is survived by three sons, James (Gussie), Reserve; Kevin, Ralph, both of Glace Bay; four daughters, Fern (Mrs. Roy Bonnell), Westmount; Phyllis (Mrs. Rod Morrison), Victoria, B.C.; Joanne (Mrs. David Aucoin), Reserve; Arlene Murphy, at home; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Wilson (Rory), Danny, both of Reserve; three sisters, Christine Oliver, Reserve; Joyce Tighe, New Waterford; Ester Gulliver, Calgary; companion, Martha Feaver, Glace Bay. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Kathleen Riley; two brothers, Donald, Cecil. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. tonight, 24, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Curry's Funeral Home, 140 Main St., Glace Bay. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday in Gordon United Church, Reserve Mines, Rev. David Hann officiating. Burial will be in church cemetery. Donations may be made to Gordon United Church or Cerebral Palsy Association. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/04/94

MURPHY, Joseph Patrick "Pat" - 90, Lower Sackville/Fox Island, Guysborough Co., passed away May 1, 2006, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII. Born in Fox Island, he was a son of the late George and Julia (Boudreau) Murphy. He served overseas during the Second World War with the Pictou Highlanders. After the war, he worked as a fisherman and also worked for many years at the Canso fish plant. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 46, Canso, and Star of the Sea Parish, Canso. For the past 12 years, he was a member of St. John Vianney Parish, Lower Sackville, and a third degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 7077. Pat is survived by his wife of 64 years, Veronica (DeCoste), Halifax; sons, Patrick (Christine), Fox Island; Joe (Debra), Canso; Michael (Linda), Lower Sackville; daughters, Diana Ehler (Danny), North Grant; Sandra Doiron (Lavin), Lower Sackville; Monica O'Leary (late Roger Roy), Sudbury, Ont.; sister, Bernadette Sinclair, Truro; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son, Jimmy; brothers, Donald, Emmett, Hughie, Reg, Wilfred; sisters, Elizabeth, Eva, Irene, and Anna. Visitation will take place from 2-9 p.m. today in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso. Funeral mass will be Friday, May 5, at 11 a.m. in Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Canso, Principal Concelebrant Father Daniel Boudreau, Concelebrant Father Peter Baccardax. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of choice. Special thanks to all the staff of 4 East, Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, Halifax. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: May 4, 2006

MURPHY, Stella - 89, Breton Bay Nursing Home, Sydney, formerly of Custom Trailer Park, Grand Lake Road, died January 13, 1996, in the home. Born in Cape Auget, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Eli and Clara (Boudreau) Boudreau. She was a member of St. Augustine's Parish, Grand Lake Road. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are daughters, Delores (Mrs. Joseph Martell), Sydney; Barbara Morrison, Toronto; son, Henry (Bud), Winnipeg, Man.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, John Sampson; second husband, Patrick Murphy; son, Stewart. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday in St. Augustine's Church, Rev. John Capstick officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/15/96

MURPHY, Wilfred Ambrose - 87, Heatherton, Antigonish Co., died September 2, 1995, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born at Fox Island, he was a son of the late George and Julia (Boudreau) Murphy. He was employed at Trenton Steel Works for a number of years as a chipper and later as a labourer with Canadian National Railways. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Parish and Club 60 in Heatherton. Surviving are his wife, the former Catherine Ann Bowie; daughters, Theresa Vegelhan, Heatherton; Eileen MacIntyre, Jean Baldwin, Brampton, Ont.; sons, George, Maitland; Winston, Thorburn; Clifford (Kip), Toronto; brother, Patrick, Halifax; sisters, Irene Gillis, Guysborough; Anna Septon, Tracadie; 17 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter, Melinda; sons, Wilfred Joseph, one in infancy; sister, Eva; brothers, Hughie, Reginald. Funeral 10:30 a.m. today in Immaculate Conception Church, Heatherton, Rev. Raymond MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in parish cemetery. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society, Antigonish branch. Arrangements under the direction of Curry Bros. Funeral Home, Antigonish.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 09/05/95

MURRAY, Alexander "Leslie" - Hopewell. It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Alexander "Leslie" Murray, age 84 years, Marshdale Road, Hopewell, on Tuesday, April 25, 2006, in Aberdeen Regional Hospital, New Glasgow. Born September 5, 1921, in Pictou, he was a son of the late Alexander and Alice (Graham) Murray. He worked in the Drummond Coal Mine in Westville for over 30 years. He then went on to work at Michelin Tire Plant in Granton until his retirement. He will be deeply missed by his wife of 62 years, Frances, and children, Betty Murray (Ralph Hogan), New Minas; James Murray (Bonnie MacPhail), Ontario; Donald Murray (Judy), British Columbia; grandchildren, Kim, Kevin, Kristin (Mark), Kyla, Nathan, Shauna, Sarah, Richard; great-grandchildren, Ashlie, Travis, Morgan, Kalvin, Mallory, Kassidy, Lachlan, and Joshua. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sister, Margaret; brother, Graham (Glengarry). There will be no visitation by request. A private memorial service at the graveside will be held for immediate family only. Donations may be made in his memory to Canadian Cancer Society. Sincere thanks to the paramedics, nurses and attending physician. Services are entrusted to Eagles Funeral Home, Westville. .
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 26, 2006

MURRAY, Lynn Diane - 52, Hantsport, formerly of Windsor, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 23, 2006. She was born January 1, 1953, in Halifax. She grew up in New Glasgow, and after high school, attended Mount Allison University in Sackville, N.B., and received her Bachelor of Music in 1975 and Bachelor of Education in 1976. She taught elementary school music in O'Leary, P.E.I., for five years. She was married in Prince Edward Island and moved to the Annapolis Valley in 1983. She taught music privately, and was involved in the church as a musician, accompanist and choir director. Among her interests were golfing, reading, Feng Shui, Chinese astrology and spirituality. Lynn was predeceased by her parents, Lester Murray, Zena (Harker) (MacDougall) Murray. She is survived by husband, Clair Fradette; daughter, Erin Fradette; son, Jay Robert Fradette; sisters, Sally Hale, Lyon's Brook; and Betty Weyman, Ottawa; and brothers, William Wayne MacDougall, Toronto; and Rob (Liz) Murray, Dartmouth. Rev. Bill Gibson will be officiating the memorial service which will take place in Windsor United Church, 613 King St., Windsor, at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 30. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. For information on how to donate, pleasephone 902-423-9685; toll free 1-866-273-2223, or visit: www.cbcf.org/atlantic/html/ways/individual.html. Arrangements under the care of Serenity Funeral Home & Crematorium, P.O. Box 239, Port Williams, NS B0P 1T0. Cards of sympathy or donations in memory may be sent to this address or on-line at: serenityfuneral@ns.sympatico.ca 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 26, 2006

MURRAY, Marie Alma - 81, Halifax, died May 25, 1995, in Melville Lodge, Halifax. Born in Martinique, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Louise (Sampson) Boudreau. She worked for a number of years at the Nova Scotia School for the Blind, Halifax. Surviving are her daughter, Doris (Mrs. Maurice Slaney), Timberlea; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Slorian. Cremation has taken place. Funeral 7 p.m. Monday in J. Albert Walker Memorial Chapel, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Burial at a later date in Quebec City.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 05/27/95

MURRAY, Marion Margaret (R.N.) - 92, Springhill, passed away April 10, 2006, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Joggins, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Belliveau) Burke. She was educated in Joggins, taught school for a short time and went on to receive her R.N. degree at All Saints' Hospital in Springhill. It was there that she met and married the love of her life, the late Dr. James Carson Murray. Marion lived in Springhill where she was a long-standing member of St. John The Baptist Catholic Church and a 60 year member of the Catholic Women's League. Marion was also a member of the All Saints' Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, a board member for Spring House and Honorary Chairperson of the Anne Murray Centre Board of Directors. Since 1937 she spent every summer with her family at her cottage in Northport and she treasured the time she spent with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends. She is survived by sons, Dr. David (Anna), Daniel (Mary Helen), Gulf Shore; Dr. Harold (Donna), New Glasgow; Stewart (Chris), Springhill; Bruce (Corinne), Oakville; daughter, Anne, Thornhill, Ont.; grandchildren, Mark (Andrea), Scott (Cora), Karen Court (Philip), Dale, Amy, Brian, Jill Keoughan (Drew), Kent (Dr. Nicole), Paul (Jennifer), William and Dawn Langstroth, Jan, Kelly (Matt Flynn), Susan, Carson, and Daniel; great-grandchildren, Emma, Laura, Reid, Seth, Luke, Ben, Roy, Ainslie, Burke, Annika, Owen and Max; brother, Wilfred Burke, Halifax. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her sister, Erma Brien; brothers, Harry and Fred Burke. Visitation will take place in Brown's Funeral Home today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held Thursday, April 13, at 11 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Springhill. Donations may be made to St. John The Baptist Catholic Church, P.O. Box 103, Springhill, or Dr. Carson and Marion Murray Community Centre Project. Family flowers only. E-mail condolences to: www.brownsfuneralhome.com 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 12, 2006

MYATT, Lawerence Patrick - 68, Little Dover, Guysborough County, died October 28, 1993, in Eastern Memorial Hospital, Canso. Born in Little Dover, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Rhynold) Myatt. He was a retired fisherman, truck driver and carpenter. He was a member of St. Agnes Parish, Little Dover. He is survived by his wife, the former Catherine Munroe; two daughters, Bella (Mrs. Earl Delorey), Yellow Marsh, Guysborough County; Sandra (Mrs. Victor Greencorn), Little Dover; seven sons, Melvin, Kevin, both of Canso; Ralph, Andy, Harry, Earl, Kenny, all of Little Dover; two sisters, Louise Harnish, Little Dover; Agnes Boudreau, Massachusetts; half-sister, Edna Sampson, Canso; three brothers, Gerard, Alcide, both of Little Dover; Hughie, White Head; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandchild. He was predeceased by a daughter, Doris; brother, Thomas; halfbrother, Donald; three half-sisters, Cecelia, Bridget, Evelyn. Visitation will be in the family home beginning today until time of funeral at 2 p.m. Sunday in St. Agnes Church, Rev. Paul MacNeil officiating. Burial will be in church cemetery. Donations may be made to any charity. Arrangements under the direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/30/93

MYLES, Clara Annetta - It is with great sadness that we, the children of Clara A. (Bowen) Myles, announce the passing of our beloved mother in her 69th year on July 11, 2006, in Strait Richmond Hospital. She is survived by children, Pauline (Richard Samson), D'Escousse; Sharon (Dave Confiant), Acton, Ont.; Dianne Myles, Mexico City; Claire (Allan Ryder), Toronto, Ont.; Robert Myles Jr. (Marion), Calgary; grandchildren, Vance, Craig, Janelle, Alanna, Stephen, Justin; great-grandchild, Ashton; sisters, Edna, Helen, Margaret; brothers, William and Amadee; sister-in-law, Jane Bowen; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Robert; mother, Mary Hearn; father, Thomas Bowen; brothers, Junior, Alphonse, Hilary, Gerald, Harold; sisters, Renie and Theresa. Visitation will be in IML Funeral Home, 3450 Highway 206, Petit de Grat, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial for the late Clara Annetta Myles will be at 2 p.m. Friday in St. Hyacinth's Catholic Church, D'Escousse, with Rev. Gary MacPherson officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial at a later date in St. Hyacinth's Parish Cemetery, D'Escousse. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice. Funeral is under the compassionate care and direction of IML Funeral Services, Petit de Grat. On-line condolences may be forwarded to the family at: iml@ns.sympatico.ca She will be sadly missed by all, however, never forgotten.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: July 13, 2006

MYLES, Keith Allison "Mickey" - 61, Havre Boucher, Antigonish Co., formerly of Halifax, passed away Monday, September 25, 2006, as the result of an industrial accident. Born October 17, 1944, in Wolfville, he was a son of the late Nathan and Dorothy (England) Myles. Mickey is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, the former Catherine "Kay" MacDonald; son, Troy, Havre Boucher; daughter, Annette (Scott) Travis, Timberlea; daughter-in-law, Jodi Myles, Havre Boucher; the loves of his life, grandchildren, Jacob and Jordon Myles, Jenna and Brennen Travis; brothers, Stanley (Wanda), New Ross; Eric (Lorna), Avonport; Vernie (Lloma), Avonport; Bud (Ruth), Pictou; Ernie (Pearl), Hantsport; Gary "Duke", Wallbrook; sisters, Jean (Herman) Morine, Avonport; Dorothy Kelly (Terry), Hortonville; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Donald, Robert, Cecil; sisters, Betty and Hilda. Keith was a bricklayer by trade and member of BAC Local 1 and worked for many years for several masonry companies, the latest being Darim Masonry. From 1980-2004, he was superintendent for Stoneybrook Manor and Bayers Park I, Halifax. Mickey's infectious personality and knack for storytelling will be remembered by many. He will be sadly missed by his family and many friends. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where Mickey's family will receive friends from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in Blessed Mother Teresa Parish (Saint Stephen's), corner of Robie Street and Normandy Drive, Halifax, Father Duncan MacMaster officiating. Interment in Oakridge Memory Gardens, corner of Old Sackville and Lucasville Roads, Lower Sackville. Flowers welcome or a donation in Mickey's memory to a charity of choice would be appreciated. On-line condolences are available through: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: September 27, 2006


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