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KANE, Mary Agnes - 89, Breton Bay Nursing Home, formerly of 32 Kitchener St., Sydney, died March 17, 1998, in the residence. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late William and Bridget (Bennett) Fewer. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish and a former member of the CWL. Surviving are sister, Rita (Mrs. Tim O'Flaherty), Sydney; brother, Gregory, Sydney. She was predeceased by her husband, Gerald Forrester Kane; sisters, Evelyn White, Bridget Gillis, Margaret Aucoin; brother, William Jr. No visitation. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Holy Redeemer Church, Rev. E. MacDonald officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks, under the direction of T.W. Curry Parkview, Chapel.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/19/98

KARSTEN, Carolle M.M. - 42, Carlson Court, Dartmouth, died April 5, 1993, at home. Born in Brownsburg, Que., she was a daughter of Joseph and Rita (Laprade) Poirier. She was employed with the Bank of Montreal for the past 20 years, most recently in Burnside. She was a member of St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband, Bill; two daughters, Meaghan, Kerry, both at home; sister, Linda (Mrs. Paul Dupre) Sudbury, Ont.; two brothers, Denis, Steven, both of Ottawa. She was predeceased by two sisters, Susan, Mary. The body is in J. Albert Walker and Sons Funeral Home, 1234 Cole Harbour Road, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church, Dartmouth, Rev. Paul Williams and Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Burial will be in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, Westphal. Flowers accepted. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/07/93

KAIZER, May C. - 77, Gold River, Lunenburg County, died October 12, 1992, in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Saulnierville, Digby County, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Mary Boudreau. She is survived by her husband, Clarence; four daughters, Ann Gannon, Big Lots, Lunenburg County, Linda Stanley, Halifax; Rose (Mrs. Michael Normore), Kitchener, Ont.; Phyllis (Mrs. Alphonse Deveau), Spryfield; two sons, Ralph, Clearland, Lunenburg County; Chester, Halifax; brother, George Brush, Yarmouth; 20 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Joseph Edward Saulnier; four sons, Ivan, Leonard, Joseph, Harold; grandson, Frank; great-granddaughter, Jessica. The body has been cremated under the direction of Mahone Funeral Home, Mahone Bay. A private memorial service will be in St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church, Chester, Rev. Ronald Cairns officiating. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Arthritis Society, Nova Scotia Division.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/13/92

KAVANAGH, Stephen Dwight, CD - May 9, 1945-April 24, 2006. Stephen Dwight Kavanagh, beloved husband, father, brother, and friend, died at his home in Westmount, on Monday, April 24, 2006. Born in New Aberdeen, Glace Bay, Stephen Dwight was a son of the late Dan Kavanagh and Mary Jane "Mayme" McNeil. Stephen Dwight is survived by his wife, Afra; son, Dan, Tallahassee, Fla.; daughters, Basma (Keith Williams), Port Hardy, B.C., and Sana, Westmount; sisters, Christine (Luciano Lisi), Glace Bay; Elizabeth (Shawn Kerr), Dartmouth; Janet Louise (Bruce MacLean), Ottawa; Joanne (Wendell Butts), Toronto; Kathleen (Ron McIsaac), Willow Beach, Ont.; Allison (Gaston Savard), North Hatley, Que. He was predeceased by his brothers, Paul (Jeanne Andrecyk) and Daniel. Visitation was held in Curry's Funeral Home, Main Street, Glace Bay, on Wednesday, April 26, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. There will be an additional visitation held in St. John's Church, New Aberdeen, at 10:30 a.m. today before the Funeral Mass of Christian Burial, which will commence at 11 a.m. Stephen Dwight graduated from St. Francis Xavier University in 1967 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. His early career was centered in Winnipeg as an economic research analyst for the Manitoba Health Services Commission. In 1978 the Kavanagh family returned to Halifax where Stephen Dwight completed his Master of Business Administration at Dalhousie University in 1980 and was appointed as Marketing Manager for CN Marine Inc. from 1980 to 1984. It was during this period that he began to focus more fully on an academic career, first as a student, consultant and lecturer at the Dalhousie School of Business. From 1986 until the present he was a major influence in the development and leadership of Cape Breton University in a number of faculty positions, including Dean of the School of Business, Interim Executive Vice-president and Executive Assistant to the President's Office. In 1997, Stephen Dwight was awarded the President's Award for the Pursuit of Common Purpose "for his outstanding contribution to achieving the mission of the University... and for his personal actions and leadership which have inspired others to common effort." In addition, he had a long and distinguished military career in the service of Canada as a Reserve Army Officer rising to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel and commanding 2nd Battalion, Nova Scotia Highlanders. He also served with distinction, as Aide-de-Camps, three Lieutenant-Governors of Nova Scotia. He was a founding member of the Sydney Airport Authority, Chair of the Sydney Port Authority, and member of the Board of Trade/Chamber of Commerce. He was instrumental in the significant development of the Port of Sydney long term plan and the transfer of ownership to the Sydney Airport Authority from the Federal Government. Stephen Dwight's life was devoted to his family, the pursuit of academic excellence, and a number of significant positions in the public, private and university sectors. Equally, he was a champion for the Province of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton across a wide range of activities. He will be remembered for his compassion, generosity, leadership, encouragement, mentorship, and love for his community and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a bursary fund being established at Cape Breton University in his name to assist students in financial need.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 27, 2006

KAVANAUGH, William Douglas - 72, 88 Brook St., North Sydney, died March 22, 1994, in Italy Cross, Lunenburg County. Born in Sydney Mines, he was a son of the late Daniel and Emma Jane (Bonnar) Kavanaugh. He was employed as a stevedore with Marine Atlantic until his retirement. He was a member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, North Sydney and former member of Branch 19, Royal Canadian Legion. He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Catherine Whitty; three sons, Tim, Doug, both of North Sydney; Calvin, Mississauga, Ont.; four daughters, Mary Elizabeth (Mrs. Venard Boudreau), Petit de Grat; Linda (Mrs. Merino Dipersio), Antigonish; Wilhelmina (Mrs. Alphonse (Chipper) Healey), Dartmouth; Casilda Gallagher, Perth Andover, N.B.; brother, Everett, North Sydney; three sisters, Sarah (Mrs. Emery Balltantyne), Kanata, Ont.; Mrs. Dorothy Dezagiacomo, Halifax; Casilda (Pookie) Whitty, Ingonish Beach; 21 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, Brian; daughter, Casilda Emma; two grandchildren, Derek and Deborah Ann; two brothers, Brian, Danny. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Friday in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, North Sydney, Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Joseph's Church Hymn Book Fund.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/24/94

KAVANAUGH, William F. - 76, Halifax, died December 24, 1992, in the Halifax Infirmary. Born in Canso, he was a son of the late Herman and Beatrice (Kelly) Kavanaugh. A veteran of the Second World War, he served with the Royal Canadian Navy and was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Scotia Branch. He was employed as a Canada Customs officer until retirement in 1978. He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret MacMaster; daughter, Wanie Guerney, Prospect Bay; three stepdaughters, Marion Deluca, Donnell Gibbs, Joann Scott, all of McGrath Cove, Halifax County; two stepsons, Michael, Montreal; Harold, Halifax; two sisters, Alice Markey, Katherine MacDonald, both of Canso; two brothers, Kenneth, Jim, both of Halifax; several grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers, Edward, Cecil; two sisters, Margaret, Irene; stepson, Joseph Johnston. The body is in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Tuesday. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/28/92

KEIVER, Wanda - 50, Oxford, loving mother, partner, sister, aunt and friend, passed away peacefully in North Cumberland Memorial Hospital in Pugwash on April 29, 2006, with family and friends by her side. Wanda was a daughter of the late Hazen and Verna (Rushton) Keiver. She will be dearly remembered and forever missed by the light of her life, daughter, Amy Dares (William Terrio); loving husband, Steven McLelan and his daughters, Stephanie and Jordan; as well as her brothers, Gary (Isabelle), Terry (Sheila), Kenny, Derek; sister, Betty (Gerald) Langille. Two of Wanda's siblings, Barry and Diane, have gone on before her. She will also be deeply missed by her many nieces and nephews. Wanda's greatest joy came in caring for and spending time with her family and friends, of which she had many. She loved to travel, whether to her favorite spots in the south or just out and about with "the girls". Those who were held dear in Wanda's heart were indeed blessed by her abundant love and kindness. Her strength and courage in facing life's trials will forever be an inspiration for all who loved and knew her. A celebration of Wanda's life will take place today with visitation from 2-4 p.m. followed immediately by a tribute service at 4 p.m., both in Mundle's Funeral Home, Pugwash (243-2506). A private family burial will take place. Family flowers only. Donations in Wanda's memory may be made either to the East Cumberland Lodge or Canadian Cancer Society by her request. Condolences may be sent to the family at: mundle@eastlink.ca "The Circle of Love Never Ends"
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: May 1, 2006

KELLEY, Mary - 87, MacGillivray Guest Home, Sydney, formerly of Cap LeMoyne, Inverness County, died March 9, 1994, in Sydney City Hospital. Born in Cap LeMoyne, she was a daughter of the late Jean and Anne (AuCoin) Cormier. She resided in Massachusetts for 50 years prior to her retirement to Sydney. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Saliba, New Jersey; brother, Denis Cormier, East Bay; two sisters, Catherine Poirier, Cheticamp; Lucy Jane Ostrynski, Sydney. She was predeceased by her husband, Alvin; several brothers and sisters. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, St. Joseph du Moine, where funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Rev. Basil Boudreau officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery under the direction of Cheticamp Funeral Home. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/10/94

Gerald Hadley Kelly of Sydney River dies KELLY, Gerald Hadley - Sydney River, died October 26, 1992, in the Victoria General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Michael and Agatha (Hadley) Kelly. He was a member of Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, Sydney River. He was a graduate of Saint Mary's University and a veteran of the Second World War. He was an employee of T.S. Pattillo Company Ltd. prior to retirement. He was a longtime member of Sydney Curling Club; Knights of Columbus and a volunteer with the Heart and Stroke Foundation. He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Condon; sister, Margaret (Mrs. Bernard Kelly), Halifax; daughter, Karen, Halifax; son, Paul, Halifax. He was predeceased by a sister, Nina Smith; infant daughter, Mary Elizabeth. The body will cremated. A funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax. A memorial service will be at a later date in Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, Sydney River. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/27/92

KELLY, Gloria Leone - 74, Glace Bay, died September 24, 2006, in Glace Bay Health Care Complex. She was a daughter of Elizabeth (Binder) Wilkinson and the late Earl Wilkinson. Surviving are daughters, Wendy (Neil) Conrad, Gail (Angelo) Legnaro; five grandchildren; sisters, Eunice (Albert) Young, Barbara (Ernie) Conron; brothers, Earl (Annette), Raymond (Josephine). She was predeceased by her husband, Cecil. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay, where funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney. On-line condolences: www.vjmcgillivray.ca 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: September 26, 2006

KENNEDY, Gerald Hugh - 61, Addington Forks, Antigonish Co., passed away Monday, June 26, 2006, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital. Gerald fought a courageous battle against cancer upon being diagnosed in November 1999. Born in Antigonish, he was the only child of Florence Theresa (MacLellan) Kennedy and the late Jeremiah Francis Kennedy. Gerald was brought up on West Street opposite to the St. F.X. football field; he was a devoted fan of St. F.X. basketball and football, and also an athlete who played basketball and baseball. He had an incredible knowledge of sports and music and was a noted sports broadcaster for CJFX radio for 12 years. Gerald was a volunteer coach for the Lions Bantam basketball team for over 20 years and coached minor baseball for six years in Antigonish. Gerald is survived by his dear wife of 25 years, Mary Alexandra (Pushie), and their only number one son, Bryan Leslie; uncle, John J. MacLellan; aunts, Kathleen (late Hugh) MacLellan, Ohio; Kay Hansen, London, Ont.; and a number of cousins. Gerald is also survived by his extended family on his wife's side, who loved him and will miss him. Gerald was a loving and devoted husband and dad, who will be greatly cherished and missed by his family and wide, wide circle of friends. By his request, cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Rev. Ray Huntley presiding. Burial of ashes in the parish cemetery. Reception to follow in St. Ninian Place. www.MacIsaacs.ca 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 27, 2006

KELLY, Lawrence "Gerard" - Catalone, passed away October 21, 2006. Born in Old Town, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Louise (Ranson) Kelly. He was a veteran of the RCAF, having served his country in Egypt and Germany. Surviving are his wife, Hazel; daughter, Wendy, and son, David; five siblings; mother-in-law, three brothers-in-law, three sisters-in-law; several nieces, nephews. He was predeceased by a sister and his father-in-law. Visiting 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Stella Maris Church. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday in Stella Maris Church, Louisbourg, Father Patrick O'Neill officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of choice. www.chantfuneralhome.com 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: October 23, 2006

KENNEDY, Lois A. - 67, 6969 Bayers Road, Halifax, died November 19, 1993, in the Halifax Infirmary. Born in Regina, Sask., she was a daughter of the late Ralph and May (Webb) MacDougall. She retired as an executive secretary with the law firm of Stewart, McKelvey, Stirling, Scales and was a member of St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church. She is survived by four brothers, R. Lorne, Q.C., Truro; Rev. Robert, S.J., Pickering, Ont.; William, Halifax; Ian, Brampton, Ont.; three sisters, Betty (Mrs. H.B. Colford), Jean (Mrs. Gordon Mosher), Margaret (Mrs. Cyril Boudreau), all of Halifax; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Byron. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Atlantic Funeral Home, Bayers Road. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday in St. Agnes Church, Halifax. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Camp Hill Medical Centre Palliative Care Unit or any charity.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/20/93

KING, Albert E. - Halifax, died May 26, 1994, in the Halifax Infirmary. Born in Moncton, N.B., he was a son of the late Aurele and Lydia (Boudreau) King (Roy). He served overseas during the Second World War with the First Special Service Force. He was later employed with The Halifax Herald Ltd., the CBC, P.I.R. Ltd. and the Nova Scotia Department of Tourism. He is survived by his wife, the former Florence Norris; daughter, JoAnn Watson, Halifax; two sisters, Corinne (Mrs. Roger Collin), Moncton, N.B.; Rachael (Mrs. William Cozens), Montreal; three grandchildren. He was predeceased by three brothers, Paul, Jacques, Gerard. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be 12:15 p.m. Tuesday in St. Mary's Basilica, Halifax. Burial will follow in Fort Massey Cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or IWK Children's Hospital.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 05/28/94

KING, Alice Bernice - It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alice Bernice King announces her passing at the age of 91 in Wolfville Nursing Home on Wednesday, April 26, 2006. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Born in Windsor, Hants Co., she was a daughter of the late Oliver and Lillian (Cochrane) Davis. She was predeceased by her husband, Wesley; son-in-law, William; grandson, Kevin; brothers, Lewis, Harold, and John. She is survived by daughter, Beverly Tupper, Port Williams; grandchildren, Brian and Scott; daughter-in-law, Betty-Jean; great-grandchildren, Ashley Dawn and Tyler William; sister, Jean Perry, Shelburne; several nieces and nephews. While residing in Windsor, she was a member of the Baptist Church and the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary. In her later years, she worked at Katrina's Bakery in Boston until retiring to Port Williams. Her winning smile and friendliness will be sadly missed by her family and friends, as her door was always open for a cup of tea. There will be no visitation by family request. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 29, in Maple Wood Cemetery, Windsor, Rev. David Ogilvie officiating. Donations in memory may be made to Port Williams Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 28, 2006

KIRCHER, Noeline - 68, Inverness, died October 10, 1999, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Inverness, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Delvina (Aucoin) Aucoin. She was a member of Stella Maris Church, Inverness. Surviving are daughter, Diana Robar, Eastern Passage; sons, Peter, Cole Harbour; Anthony, London, Ont.; sister, Evelyn Hickman, Glenville, Inverness Co.; brother, Alex, Inverness; seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred; brother, Arther. Funeral was held 11 a.m. Wednesday in Stella Maris Church, Inverness, Rev. J.J. MacDonald officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/14/99

KRSZWDA, M. Cecilia - 78, 485 Townsend St., Sydney, formerly of Louisdale, Richmond County, died March 26, 1994, in Sydney Community Health Centre. Born at Marble Mountain, Richmond County, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Clara (Landry) Boudreau. She was a member of St. Theresa's Parish, Sydney and the former owner and operator of Cecilia's Spaghetti House on Townsend Street for many years. She is survived by a son, Vernon, Sydney; three sisters, Mrs. Stella Doucette, Mrs. Mary MacDonald, Lucy (Mrs. Alvin Forrester), all of Sydney; four brothers, Louie, Harry, Joseph, Eddie, all of Sydney; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Tony Antonello; second husband, Walter Krszwda; two brothers, Emadie, Joseph. Visitation will be after 12 p.m. today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today in St. Theresa's Church, Rev. J.A. MacNeil officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/28/94

 


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