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Digby obituaries for March 1999 thru October 2001

1999 Rose Marie Brittain

died on Wednesday, March 31, 1999 Source: The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BRITTAIN, GRATTO, KEHOE, WADE, WILKINS

BRITTAIN, Rose Marie - 71, Berwick, Kings Co., passed away Wednesday, March 31, 1999, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Swampscott, Mass., she was a daughter of Gertrude WADE, Digby. Besides her mother, she is survived by sons, Paul and wife Anna WILKINS, Hamilton, Ont.; Jack and wife Charmaine WILKINS, Digby; Stephen and wife Holly BRITTAIN, Berwick; grandchildren, Cynthia, Theresa, Sarah, Jennifer, Nicholas, Katelynn, Samuel; great-grandchildren, Rosecarol, Megan, Shawn, Josh and Ethan. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 3, and funeral service 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 4, both in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick, Rev. Tony GRATTO officiating, assisted by Rev. Shawn KEHOE. Burial in Berwick Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of one's choice.

1999 William Clayton LINKLETTER

died on Friday, July 23, 1999 Submitter: Robert Green Obituary contained surnames ADAMS, CHANDLER, GALLANT, LINKLETTER, MCCARTNEY, MOULAND, OUELETTE, PERRY, PURCHASE, STANTON, WILSON

LINKLETTER, William Clayton - 69, of Freeport, Digby County, died July 23, 1999, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Summerside PEI, he was a son of the late Joseph and Zelda (GALLANT) LINKLETTER. He graduated from the Radio College of Canada in Montreal, and was an avid Ham Radio Operator, call sign VE!-SEA. He served twenty five years in the Armed Forces and was a veteran of the Korean War. During his retirement he enjoyed gardening, walks along the seashore and travelling. His honesty and integrity as well as magnetic personality will be remembered always by his family and friends. He will be sadly missed by all those who knew him. He is survived by his wife, the former Erma PERRY; daughter, Sherie (Mrs Nelson OUELETTE), Maine USA; son Kerry; Sisters, Jan CHANDLER, Frederickton NB, Florence McCARTNEY, BC, Guelda ADAMS, Manitoba, Marie (Link) MOULAND, Sask., Marjorie STANTON, California, USA, Bonnie WILSON, Texas, USA, and Shirley PURCHASE, BC; brother Kenneth, PEI; several nieces and nephews. No visitation. Funeral will be 10:00am, Tuesday in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, Rev Charles Christenson officiating. Donations in memory can be made to a charity of choice.

1999 Florie (Floris) Vivian HARDING

died on Friday, September 24, 1999 Submitter: Carol Vater Obituary contained surnames AMIRO, FORBES, GAUDETT, HARDING, JEFFREY, MURPHY, NICKERSON, PRIME, SCOTT, VATER, WARREN, WHITE, ZWICKER

HARDING, Florie (Floris) Vivian - 89. Born in Forbes Point Sept 26, 1909, Vivian was a daughter of the late Edward James and Eunice (Forbes) NICKERSON. She grew up as the oldest daughter of a lobster fisherman and lived with her family in a large house near a fishing wharf. She married April 15, 1930 at the age of 21. After raising a family and becoming a widow in 1974, she decided in 1977 to move to British Columbia where she resided untill her death on Sept. 24, 1999....Surviving are sons Elroy, Denmark, Iowa; Terry, Digby; daughters Eulah GAUDETT and Lena PRIME, New Tusket; Carol VATER, New Westminster, BC; Patricia WARREN, Harcourt, NB; 1 brother, James NICKERSON, Shag Harbour; 3 sisters, Ruth WHITE, Gertrude JEFFREY, Yarmouth, and Audrey AMIRO, Pubnico; 3 half-sisters, Mamie FORBES, Barbara SCOTT, and Sybil NICKERSON; 15 grandchildren, 16 G.grandchildren, and 6 GG.grandchildren. Predeceased by husband, Stillman E 'Johnnie' HARDING, stepmother Muriel NICKERSON, and half-sister, Elsie ZWICKER, Shelburne. Memorial service 3 PM Oct 10, in the Havelock Wesleyan Church, followed by buriel beside her husband in Lakeside Cemetery, Havelock.

1999 Mildred Mary MacINTYRE

died on Tuesday, October 19, 1999 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: John Thurber Obituary contained surnames CLARKE, DONOUGUE, HARRINGTON, HOLDER, MACINTYRE, WILLAR

MacINTYRE,Mildred Mary -75,Upper Kennetcook,passed away October 19,1999, in the Colchester Regional Hospital.Born in Upper Kennetcook,she was a daughter of the late Harold and Clara (HOLDER) CLARKE. For many years, she and her husband Warren owned and operated a general merchandise store and ambulance service in Freeport, Digby Co. Her long working career included several years as a real estate agent in Digby. Upon the death of her husband Warren, she returned to Upper Kennetcook and lovingly cared for her parents in their final years, where she was an envolved and valued member in all aspects of the community and of St. Peter's Anglican Church. Her concern was always for others before herself and she was a devoted mother to daughter Bette, who predeceased her, and beloved grandmother to Michael, who survives her. Also surviving to greatly miss her, are her sisters, Joan WILLAR, Dartmouth,and Gwen O'DONOUGUE (Robert), Cowansville,Quebec; many loving nieces and nephews. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Oct.22, in St.Peter's Anglican Church, Upper Kennetcook, Rev.William HARRINGTON officiating.

1999 Walter (Jim) Maxwell Farrell

died on Saturday, November 20, 1999 Source: Halifax Herald Obituary contained surnames FARRELL, LIGHTFOOT, SMALL

In Loving Memory of Walter (Jim) Maxwell FARRELL FARRELL, Walter (Jim) Maxwell - 81 of Digby, died November 20th,1999 in Digby General Hospital. Born in North River, Conception Bay, Newfoundland he was a son of the late William and Rebecca FARRELL. He was a member of Trinty Anglican Church, Digby. A member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #20, Digby, he served on a mine sweeper in the British Royal Navy, based in Scapperflow, Scotland during WWII. He commissioned the mine sweeper HMS Magdalen, built in Ontario and transported over land to Saint John, NB. He was captain and owner of his own fissing vessel, the Randar for many years. He later retired from Hyco Subsea as captain of the M.V. Hudson Handler in the Gulf of Mexico. During his retirement he enjoyed gardening and grounds work, snow mobiling, four wheeling, camping, but most of all trout fishing. He was fond of music and played the accordion. He is survived by his wife the former Muriel SMALL ;daughters Darlene of Saint John NB, Tammy of Dartmouth; Sons Randy of Riceville, NB and Kevin of Digby; Four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters Marion, Freida, Vicky; brother Malcolm. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 Monday, the Royal Canadian Legion will hold a tribute service 7:30pm Monday all in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service will be 10:00am Tuesday in Trinity Anglican Church, Rev. Trevor LIGHTFOOT officiating. Burial in Forest Hill Anglican Cemetery, Digby. Donations in memory can be made to the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation.

2000 Kenneth Eben SABEAN

died on Friday, February 18, 2000 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BLAAUW, SABEAN, SLATER

SABEAN, Kenneth Eben - 46, Weymouth North, Digby Co., died February 16, 2000 in Digby General Hospital. Born in Weymouth North, he was a son of Stietje (BLAAUW) SABEAN and the late Arnold SABEAN. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 67, Weymouth, a member of the Tuscan Lodges 111 F and A.M., and the S.I.U. He enjoyed sailing on the Great Lakes, and was an avi reader. When younger, he was very active in sports. Surviving are sister, Maria SLATER, Windsor Forks; brothers, Hendrik, Halifax; Arnold, Eben, Roy, Plympton, Digby Co. He was predeceased by grandfather, Opa BLAAUW. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Weymouth North, Rev. Jane Clattenburg officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to any charity.

2000 Hugh Linden HAINES

died on Saturday, February 26, 2000 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: John Thurber Obituary contained surnames BETTS, GORDEN, GORDON, HAINES, MACCORMACK, PORTER, TIBERT, WHYNDER

HAINES, Hugh Linden - 84, Freeport, Digby Co., died February 26,2000, in the Digby General Hospital. Born in Freeport, Digby Co., he was a son of the late Ernest and Elizabeth (PORTER) HAINES. He was a veteran of the Second World War. Surviving are daughters, Jeanette HAINES- WHYNDER, Gibson Woods, Kings Co.; Dale TIBERT, Freeport, Digby Co.; sons Gary, Centreville, Kings Co.; Linden, Freeport, Digby Co.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Olga BETTS; his second wife, Helen GORDON; grandson, Derek. Visitation after 7 p.m. Tuesday, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in Freeport United Baptist Church, Rev. Robert MACCORMACK officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery, Freeport.

2000 Walter Emery (Sr) Ryan

died on Saturday, February 26, 2000 Submitter: Brandon Cromwell Obituary contained surnames ALBRIGHT, CROMWELL, RYAN, WALTER

WALTER RYAN (SR) was 86 years of age when he seen the beautiful lights to the heavens at Tide view Terrace in Digby N.S. Born in Marshalltown N.S,He was the son of the late Benjamin RYAN and Odessca ALBRIGHT. He is survived by his wife Alma Nickerson, Son Walter (Louise) Ryan, granddaughter Lorna(Terry) CROMWELL,two great grandson's Brandon and Zackery Cromwell of Weymouth N.S.He was preceased by Brother Fred RYAN. By.Brandon Cromwell and Louise Ryan.

2000 Barbara June RAYMOND

died on Tuesday, May 30, 2000 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: John Thurber Obituary contained surnames ADAM, ATKINS, DEVEAU, LANGLE, MACCORMACK, MATHESON, MOREHOUSE, PURDY, RAYMOND, ROBICHE, ROBICHEAU, SMITH, WEAVER

RAYMOND, Barbara June - 74, Digby, died May 30, 2000, at home. Born in New Edinburg, Digby County, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Florence (DEVEAU) MacCORMACK. She has been a counselor with the Children's Training Center in Digby and was a foster parent for 19 years to Raymond and Jerry SMITH. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Centreville Baptist Church, and was an avid bingo player. Surviving are sons, Ronald MOREHOUSE and wife Deb and their children, Keith and Matthew, Powell River, B.C.; Mark RAYMOND and his wife Heather and their children, Brittany and Morgan, Digby; daughters Sandra ADAM and her husband Joe and their children Kirsten and Denton, Digby; Marlene WEAVER and her husband Peter and their children, Adam, Ryan, Justin, and Elyse, Coxeath; Ferne MATHESON and her husband Gerry and their son Liam, Wellington; brother, Jack MacCORMACK, Yarmouth; sisters, Dorothy ROBICHEAU, Salmon River, Digby Co.; Maizie SMITH, Yarmouth; Naomi ATKINS, Weymouth. She was predeceased by her first husband, Clayton MOREHOUSE, as well as her second husband,Vincent RAYMOND; brothers Roger, Ivan. There will be no visitation by request. Cremation has taken place. Funeral 3 p.m. Saturday in Digby Baptist Church, Digby, Pastor John PURDY officiating, assisted by Pastor LANGLE. Eulogy by Pastor MacKinnon. Burial in Union Cemetery, Lake Midway, Digby Co. Family flowers only. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home,Yarmouth.

2000 Eunice Priscilla LEEMAN

died on Sunday, June 25, 2000 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: John Thurber Obituary contained surnames CAMPBELL, FROST, LAUGHER, LEEMAN, OUTHOUSE, THURBER, TIDD, TITUS

LEEMAN,Eunice Priscilla - 90,Tideview Terrace, Digby, formerly of Freeport, died June 25 2000, in the home. Born in Freeport, Digby Co.,she was a daughter of the late John and Emma (TIDD) THURBER. Surviving are daughters, Muriel CAMPBELL, Blacks Harbour,N.B.; Alda TITUS, Westport; sons, Kingsley, Freeport; Robert and Glenn, Tiverton; brother, Douglas, Freeport; 13 grandchildren; seven great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Clayton; sisters, Kathleen (LEEMAN); Muriel (LAUGHER); brothers, Cecil, Willard, Kingsley, Theodore; granddaughter, Carla; grandson, Joshua FROST. Visitation Wednesday, funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, both in The Church of Christ, Tiverton, Mr.Lou OUTHOUSE officiating. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery,Tiverton. Donations to any charity, Arrangements entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home,Digby.

2000 Wilfred Everett COSMAN

died on Friday, August 11, 2000 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames BALCOM, COSMAN, HANKINSON, MANZER

COSMAN, Wilfred Everett 80, Weymouth, died August 9, 2000. Born in Riverdale, Digby Co., he was a son of the late Melbourne and Ethel (BALCOM) COSMAN. He served in the Canadian Armed Services during the Second World War from 1941-1946. He then worked as a wood and lumber surveyor until 1962 when he formed his own insurance business and later added Real Estate and was president of the firm until his retirement in 1985. He was a past president of the local Red Cross Branch, a past Scoutmaster of the local Boy Scout Troop, served on the board of the Annapolis Regional Vocational School for a term and a member of the local branch of the Canadian Legion Branch 67 in its formative years. He was a partner in World Vision Canada since 1979, a director of the College of Churches of Christ (Disciples) in Canada and past chairman of their All Canada Committee (Disciples) in Canada and served on various committees. Past president of The Maritime Christian Missionary Society (Disciples) and treasurer for a number of years. He served as a volunteer member of the Digby General Hospital Foundation and later on the Advisory Board. He was involved in the construction and development of Johnston Christian Park, South Range and continued as Property and Business Manager for over 40 years. He was an elder and charter member of the Church of Christ, Weymouth and treasurer for many years. He also severed on the building committee when the building was constructed and later in the expansion. Surviving are his wife, the former Muriel HANKINSON; son David and his wife Helen, Weymouth; daughter, Patricia and her husband Robert, Amherst; granddaughter, Crystal and her husband John, Maple Ridge, B.C.; grandsons, Marc and James; granddaughter, Kimberley; brother, Malcolm, Weymouth; sister, Arlene (Mrs. Fred MANZER), Ashmore. He was predeceased by his sister, Marion; brothers, Clyde and Ralph. A memorial service will be held in the Church of Christ, Weymouth on Saturday, August 12 at 2:30 p.m., Craig Glavin officiating. Family flowers only. No visitation. Memorial donations may be made to the Church of Christ, Weymouth, Johnston Christian Park, c/o Winna Smith, R.R. 1 Clementsvale, NS B0S 1B0; Digby General Hospital Foundation or charity of choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Jaynes Funeral Home, Weymouth.

2000 Adelia "Dot" GARRON

died on Monday, December 18, 2000 Source: 'PASSAGES' The Long and Brier Island News Submitter: Robert Green Obituary contained surnames CARROLL, GARRON, MCDORMAND, PUGH, WELCH, WILKINSON

Adelia "Dot" GARRON, Westport, died Dec.18, 2000 while visiting family in Manhattan, Kansas. She was 87. Born in Westport, Dot was the daughter of Hattie McDORMAND and John Vernon WELCH. In an interview with "Passages" in June 1999, she shared fond memories of growing up on Brier Island: "Just packing a lunch and going around the shores with the dog and going around the beaches... I had playhouses in some of the trees, and a friend of mine, Evelyn PUGH, her and I was real close. We used to play in the trees, and had ourselves a horse in the trees, we thought we had a horse, but it was a branch, but nevertheless we did, we really used to enjoy life". After completing grade 10 she trained as a Registered Nurse in Yarmouth. Dot is remembered on the Islands for her work as a midwife. In the mid-fifties, she and her late husband, Dolan, moved to the States, where she worked in a number of different hospitals in Alabama, Illinois, Missouri and Kansas. They returned to Brier Island in 1976. Dot is survived by four children; Myron, Unionville, Ontario, Donald, Mobile Alabama; Edith WILKINSON, Manhattan, Kansas, Brenda (Mrs. Larry CARROLL), Auburn NY; 13 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. Seh was predeceased by three brothers, (Ivan, Meldon and Albert), and a grandson. "I am a fortunate woman. I had four good kids and I don't have to worry. I don't expect miracles. I am a believer that you are not going to go until your time comes"

2001 Stanwood Ellis ALBRIGHT

died on Saturday, January 13, 2001 Source: 'PASSAGES'The Long and Brier Island News Submitter: Robert Green Obituary contained surnames ALBRIGHT, FOOTE, LEAVITT, NOLAN, PECK, THIBODEAU

Stanwood Ellis ALBRIGHT, Freeport, died January 13, 2001, at Valley Regional Hospital at the age of 56. Born in Freeport, he was the son of the late Emmerson and Elizabeth (FOOTE) ALBRIGHT. He is survived by his wife Clara ("Dolly"); Daughters, Sally ALBRIGHT, Freeport; Donna (Mrs. Alan PECK, Bridgetown; sons Dean and wife Lisa, Tiverton; Kelly and wife Cheri, Freeport; Brian, Westport; step-daughters, Jane NOLAN, Halifax; Nancy THIBODEAU, Annapolis Valley; step sons, Terry THIBODEAU, Greenwood; Bruce THIBODEAU, Lawrencetown; David THIBODEAU, Port George. He also leaves behind sisters, Glenda LEAVITT, Black Bay, NB; Hattie ALBRIGHT, Central Grove; brothers, William and Wayland, both of Freeport; thirteen grandchildren and nine step-grandchildren. Stanwood was a fisherman all his working life. His family have happy memories of spur- of-the-moment trips with him, when he would pile all the kids in the vehicle, saying "We'll get what we need on the way"!. He had a great sense of humour and loved to tease, calling all his grand-daughters "Sue- Ellen". He aleays had a pocket full of peppermints for the children, and loved to play bingo. At his funeral, Pastor MacCormack made note of the fact that all of his children, now adults, still called him "Daddy", and said that spoke volumes about the affection they felt for him. Stanwood is buried in Brookside Cemetery.

2001 Reta Winnifred BLAKENEY

died on Monday, February 12, 2001 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames BLAKENEY, DENTON, MANUEL

BLAKENEY, Reta Winnifred - 78, of Fox Point, Lunenburg Co., passed away Sunday, February 12, 2001, at home. Born in Westport, Digby Co., she was the daughter of the late Earl and Myra DENTON. Reta retired from teaching in 1980, with 29 years of service to the communities of Mill Cove, Fox Point and Hubbards. Survived by her husband of 52 years, Robert; son, Thomas, Fox Point; sister-in-law, Ella BLAKENEY, Fox Point. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in the Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday from the Baptist Church, Birchy Head, Rev. Shant MANUEL officiating. Burial in the Baptist Cemetery, Fox Point. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or charity of choice.

2001 Allen Dwight BERRY

died on Sunday, March 4, 2001 Source: Halifax Herald Submitter: CathyLee Rudolph Obituary contained surnames BERRY, HINTON, LEACH, MACKAY, OLIVER, SIMMONS, VANBLARCOM

BERRY, Allen Dwight - 74, of Smith's Cove, Digby Co., passed away March 4, 2001, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Smith's Cove, he was a son of the late William and Euta (SIMMONS) BERRY. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 20, Digby and a member of the Tank Corps in the Royal Canadian Army. He retired from CFB Cornwallis where he was a plumber. He was also a loyal Tim Horton's customer for years. He is survived by his wife, the former Florence VANBLARCOM Jones; daughters, Christine HINTON, Plympton, Digby Co.; Susan OLIVER, Barton, Digby Co.; brothers, Arthur and Lawrence, both of Smith's Cove; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, John; sisters, Florence MACKAY and Audrey in infancy. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Pastor Archie LEACH officiating. Burial in St. Thomas Cemetery, Smith's Cove. Donations in memory can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

2001 Edith Grace SABEAN

died on Friday, June 15, 2001 Source: The Halifax Chronicle-Herald Submitter: akmh Obituary contained surnames HURLBURT, PRESTON, SABEAN, TAYLOR, WELDON

SABEAN, Edith Grace - 90, New Tusket, Digby Co., died June 14, 2001 in Olsen's Nursing Home, Yarmouth. Born in Weymouth, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Watson and Agnes (PRESTON) TAYLOR. She was a member of the Women's Institute, St. Peter's Anglican Church, Weymouth North and also an animal lover. Surviving are sister, Gwen HURLBURT, Pleasant Valley, Yarmouth Co.; niece, Rae WELDON and great-niece, Jennifer WELDON, both of British Columbia. She was predeceased by her husband, George; infant daughter, Joan. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North, from where funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Rev. Kendell McRae officiating. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, New Tusket. Donations in memory may be made to the SPCA or a charity of yout choice.

2001 Norma E. Gibson

died on Monday, June 25, 2001 Source: The Buffalo News Submitter: Luella Marshall Obituary contained surnames GIBSON, MORRHOUSE, REICHERT

Norma E. GIBSON, 85, wife of retired University of Buffalo professor Oliver GIBSON, died Monday (June 18, 2001) in Canterbury Woods,Amherst, where she had been a resident since 1999. Born in Centerville, Nova Scotia, the former Norma MOREHOUSE attended schools there and did clerical work for a local fish processing company before she was married in 1941. She came to the United States with her husband in 1953, when he took up doctoral studies at Harvard University, and they moved to Buffalo in 1961. She lived in North Buffalo and the Sweet Home section of Amherst. When her husband served as chairman of UB's department of school administration and acting chairman of the School of Social Work, she was well-known among his graduate students and colleagues for her social grace and hospitality. Upon his retirement, a group of his former students in the Society of Educational Administrators presented her with a tribute "for her unselfish and loyal support to her husband, which entitles her to share his honors." She was a member of the Women's Club of UB and the Harvard Dames. Surviving are a daughter, Glenda M. of Fort Myers, Fla.; two sisters, Helen REICHERT of Digby, Nova Scotia, and Edith MOREHOUSE of Bridgetown, Nova Scotia; and two brothers, Ralph MOREHOUSE of Bidford, Nova Scotia, and Edwin MOREHOUSE of St. John's, New Brunswick. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in Canterbury Woods, 705 Renaissance Drive, Amherst.

2001 Boyd Welton OUTHOUSE

died on Tuesday, August 7, 2001 Source: 'PASSAGES' The Long and Brier Island News Submitter: Robert Green Obituary contained surnames CANN, HAIGHT, OUTHOUSE, WEBB

Boyd Welton OUTHOUSE, 76, died August 7, 2001, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Tiverton, he was a son of the late Israel Earl and Doris (WEBB) OUTHOUSE. He was a past master of the Masonic Lodge, Freeport; Noble Grand of Rainbow Lodge, Tiverton; member of Central Grove Baptist Church, caretaker of Central Haven Cemetery, Central Grove; and a former chief of the Tiverton Volounteer Fire Department. Surviving are his wife, the former Winnifred CANN; a daughter, Barbara (Mrs. Murray HAIGHT), British Columbia; two sons, Glenn and Randy, both of Tiverton; a brother, Woodrow, of Tiverton; two grandchildren and a great grandson. He was predeceased by a brother, Alvin. The funeral was held Aug. 10 in Central Grove Baptist Church, with Rev. Robert MacCormack officiating. Burial was in Central Haven Cemetery. Donations may be made to Central Grove Baptist Church.

2001 Melbourne Willard TITUS

died on Sunday, August 19, 2001 Source: 'PASSAGES' The Long and Brier Island News Submitter: Robert Green Obituary contained surnames ADDINGTON, BARNABY, MOORE, ROTHEN, STARK, TITUS

Melbourne Willard TITUS - 66, Freeport, died August 19 in Digby General Hospital, Digby. Born in Freeport, he was the son of the late Willard and Nellie (MOORE) TITUS. He was educated in Freeport, served in the RCAF for 20 years. He later worked for Irving Oil and D B Kenny Fisheries. Surviving are his wife, the former Bonny STARK; daughter, Joan ROTHEN, Germany; sons, Frederick, Freeport; Anthony, Kingston; sisters, Ruth BARNABY, Westport; Marilyn ADDINGTON, Mink Cove; brothers, Eugene, Tiverton; Gerald, Central Grove; David, Westport; four grandchildren. He was predeceased by brother, Harry; sister, Sandra. A Memorial service was held in the Freeport Baptist Church, Rev. Robert MacCormack and Rev. Lou Outhouse officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery, Freeport. Donations to Lung Association of Nova Scotia.

2001 Joan Marie KRAFFT

died on Thursday, October 18, 2001 Source: The Halifax Herald Submitter: CLR Obituary contained surnames KRAFFT, LALONDE, MACKAY, ROSS, SACKHOUSE, SPENCER, VANTASSELL, WALTER, ZAKAIB

KRAFFT, Joan Marie - 67, Fall River, passed away October 18, 2001, in the V.G. Site, QEII. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Evelyn (ROSS) VANTASSELL. Joan was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Surviving are husband, Ken; daughter, Kathy (WALTER) SPENCER, Shelburne; sons, Stephen (Heather), Sackville; Jerry (Wendy), Dartmouth; sisters, Roma ZAKAIB, Trudy (Jean) LALONDE, both of Montreal; Bernice SACKHOUSE, Burlington, Ont.; Gwen MACKAY, Sackville; grandchildren, Katie, Joshua, Sean, Ross, Matthew, Candice. No visitation by request. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home. Burial at a later date. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice.

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