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"P" Obituaries

PAON, Norman Thomas - 65, Martinique, Richmond County, died April 12, 1994, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Martinique, he was the son of Minnie Ann (Boudreau) Paon, St. Peter's and the late Philip Paon. He is survived by a sister, Edna (Mrs. Douglas Copp), Halifax. He was predeceased by a sister, Mary Theresa. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Immaculate Conception Church, West Arichat, Rev. Conrad Girroir officiating. Donations may be made to Strait Richmond Hospital or any charity. Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/13/94

PARKER, Melita L. - 98, Sydney, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2006, in Harbourstone Enhanced Care Facility, Sydney. Born in Brantford, Ont., she was a daughter of the late Abe and Bessie (Overand) Smith, Hamilton. She was employed for 17 years with Sweet and Kerbele Denturists as a delivery agent, retiring in 1984. She is survived by her niece, Mrs. Margaret Janes, Toronto. She was predeceased by her husband, Bill Parker; daughter, Betty Lousie. The late Mrs. Parker will have no visitation. On-line condolences to: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 29, 2006

PATTERSON, Thomas Joseph "Tom" - 80, Oakwood Terrace, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 3, 2006, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII. Born August 6, 1925 in Halifax, he was a son of the late William and Margaret (Bellefontaine) Patterson. Tom served overseas during the Second World War and later went to sea with Imperial Oil where he worked for almost 40 years, retiring in 1986. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, the former Joyce Williams; sons, Paul (Heather), Ostrea Lake; Peter (Lois), Baddeck; sisters, Marion Duggan, New Minas; Gladys Pettipas, Ocean View Manor; brothers, Leonard (Claire), Ontario; David, Saint John, N.B.; Murdock, New Minas. He was predeceased by brothers, Raymond and Cyril. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, Legion Chaplain Rev. Patricia Malin officiating. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only by request. On-line condolences are available through: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: May 5, 2006

PAUL, Grace Genevieve - Halifax, died April 9, 1995, in Halifax. Born in Arichat, she was a daughter of the late Placide and Minnie (Thibeau) Arsenault. She was a member of St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Children of Mary and the Northern Lights Seniors Club. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are her husband, Robert; sons, Robert Lloyd, Spryfield; Kenneth, Lower Sackville; three grandsons; two granddaughters; a great-grandson; two great-granddaughters. She was predeceased by brothers, Adam, Lorenzo; sisters, Claire, Margaret, Berthina, Jeanette, Idella. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/10/95

PECKHAM, William Joseph - 83, Halifax, died June 1, 1994, in the Halifax Infirmary. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late William and Susan (Penny) Peckham. He was a survivor of the Halifax Explosion; worked at A.E. Fowles for 33 years and was a lifetime member of the Resolute Club. He is survived by his wife, the former Bertha O'Hearn; daughter, Mary (Mrs. Roy Halfyard), Halifax; brother, Thomas, Minesville; two grandsons. He was predeceased by a sister, Mary Arnold. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. A reception will follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Reception Centre. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/03/94

PENNY, Glenda Marie - 56, Halifax, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2006, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of William and the late Helen (Deveaux) Penny. She enjoyed doing needlepoint, listening to country music and enjoyed people. She also loved to go to work with her friends at Prescott Group. Besides her father William, Spryfield, she is survived by sisters, Helen (Ken) Gardener, British Columbia; Gloria McDonald, Halifax; Nancy (Paul) Allan, Sept-Isles, Que.; brothers, Doug Penny, Spryfield; Harold, Edmonton, Alta.; Wayne (Pam) Penny, Herring Cove; several nieces and nephews; extended family at Oxford Street Group Home, Eveline Ackerley, Peter Chipman, Leroy Dixon, Robert Lowe, Michael Maloney, Kathy Plane, and Jamie White; and her special caregivers who she loved dearly and whose love for Glenda will live on forever - it is impossible to list them all. Besides her mother Helen, Glenda was predeceased by brother, William; sister, Muriel Melanson. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Emmanuel Anglican Church, Herring Cove Road., Rev. Dianna Brett-Frye officiating. Interment will be in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent to: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 26, 2006

PEORI, Elizabeth "Bessie" - 79, Dominion, died June 6, 2006. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Jack and 
Georgina (MacPherson) MacIntyre. Surviving are husband, William; sons, Carl (Denice), Allan (Donna); daughters, Jean (Jinx), 
Thelma (Ray), Sheila (Jimmy); 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, special friend, Lisa Facchin; brother, Father Ron 
MacIntyre; sisters, Agnes, Druie; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by son, Robert; sisters, Olive, Katie, Thelma; 
brothers, Matt, Laurie, Danny. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Funeral 2 p.m. 
Friday in St. Eugene's Church. www.vjmcgillivray.ca
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 8, 2006

PERRY, Blanche Elizabeth - 93, Seaside Manor, Canso, died June 4, 1995, in Eastern Memorial Hospital, Canso. Born in Little Dover, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Margaret (Grover) Boudreau. She was a member of the Star of the Sea Parish. Surviving are her cousins, Gerloch Parker, Mrs. Rosalee Parker. She was predeceased by her husband, Benny; brother, George; sisters, Carrie, Eva. Visitation 5-9 p.m. tonight in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in Star of the Sea Church, Canso, Rev. Paul MacNeil officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/05/95

PERRY, Dorothy Helen "Dot" - 84, Halifax, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2006, surrounded by her loving family in QEII Health Sciences Centre, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. She was a daughter of the late Francis Maynard and Helen Teresa (Jayne) Arsenault. She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Anthony "Tony"; sons, Mark (Shirley), Paul (Rina), Ray (Brenda); daughters, Lois (Greg) and Cathy Redmond (Danny), all of Halifax. She will be remembered as a loving grandmother and friend to her 12 grandchildren, Tina, Danny, Michael, Lynn, Chrissy, Kimmy, Robert, James, Christopher, Chelsey, Graham, Erin, and five great-grandchildren, Matthew, Osha, Taylor, Mitchel, Brandon. She was predeceased by her sister, Doris Wilson, and brother, Maynard Arsenault. She will be sadly missed by her brother, Victor (Corinne) Arsenault, London, Ont.; her sister, Etta Carroll, Halifax, and her dog, Max. Dot had a strong will and a lust for life. She lived on Rosemeade Avenue for over 70 years, loved to sing, and was the ninth woman in Nova Scotia to score 350 in bowling. During the Second World War she was an air cadet along with her sister, Etta. Dot was a proud member of St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church and was one of the original members of the Ladies Auxiliary. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the many healthcare professionals who helped over the last two years. A special thanks to the QEII Radiation Department (Dr. Rheaume) and Palliative Care Unit, the nurses on the 5th floor, VG Site, QEII, the VONs, the dedicated homecare workers from RJF Healthcare, and especially Dr. Peter Petropolis. Visitation will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd. Funeral to be held Thursday, July 6, at 10 a.m. in Blessed Mother Theresa Parish Roman Catholic Church, corner of Robie Street and Normandy Drive, with reception to follow, Father Hanh Vantran OMI officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations in memory can be made to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be made at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: July 5, 2006

PERRY, Jean Elizabeth - 77, Trenton, died May 29, 2006, at home. Born in New Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late James David and Margaret Hyslop (McLeod) Perry. Surviving are daughter, Ana (Leonid) Pereira; grandchildren, Christian, Joy, Candice; sisters, Adelyn "Tookie" (Arthur) Pettipas, Freida Joyce; brother, Thomas "Tommy" (Marge) Perry; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Alyson Dickie; brothers, John "Jack", David, Andrew. Graveside service 3 p.m. today in Brookside Cemetery, New Glasgow. Donations to The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada. Arrangements entrusted to P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow.
Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 2, 2006

PERRY, Pearl Barbara - 72, Louisdale, Richmond County, died August 12, 1992, in St. Martha's Hospital, Antigonish. Born in South Cayuga, Ont., she was a daughter of the late James and Annie (High) Funk. She is survived by two daughters, Charlotte Stevens, West Toronto; Barbara (Mrs. James Meunier), Louisdale; five sons, Peter, Downsview, Ont.; Michael, Sudbury, Ont.; John, Newmarket, Ont.; Samuel, Yellowknife, N.W.T.; Abraham, London, Ont.; 21 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack; son, Paul; sister, Dorothy; brother, Charlie; two granddaughters, Sharon, Allison. The body is in Black River United Church, Richmond County, visiting 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today, where funeral will follow at 2 p.m., Rev. Glen Morrison officiating. Cremation to follow. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/14/92

PERTUS, Ena - 88, D'Escousse, Richmond Co., died December 31, 1994, in Arichat. Born in D'Escousse, she was a daughter of the late Leon and Leona (Forest) Poirier. Surviving are a sister, Constance Poirier, Boston, Mass.; a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Alva; sisters, Corinne, Evangeline, Alma, Minnie, Louise; brothers, Dr. Leopold, Walter. Cremation has taken place under the direction of C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/03/95

PETERS, Edward Leroy "Ted" - 77, passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2006, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Regina, Sask., he was a son of the late Ernest and Veronica (Noonan) Peters. Ted joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1947, served overseas in Korea, and was posted to several bases in Canada, working his way to become Chief Petty Officer and retiring in 1969. He then joined Michelin Canada and after 20 years service, retired to Berwick in 1991. Ted was an active volunteer in his community including the building of the parish hall of St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church, Berwick. Ted's greatest joy was his family. His passion was his model airplanes which were modeled after the ones he flew and a number of them are displayed in aviation museums in Shearwater and Greenwood. Visitation will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and prayers led by the CWL will be held at 7:30 p.m., both in Annapolis Valley Funeral Home, Coldbrook. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church, Berwick, Rev. Father Gerald Saulnier officiating. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Kentville. There will be a reception downstairs in the church hall following the service. Family flowers only by request. Donations in Ted's memory may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Annapolis Valley Funeral Home, 34 Coldbrook Village Park Dr., Coldbrook. On-line condolences may be sent to: director@annapolisvalleyfuneralhome.com
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: July 13, 2006

PETERS, Gertrude Teresa - 77, Halifax, passed away Monday, July 3, 2006, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Charlotte (Handregan) Peters. She was retired after 50 years of service with Jack & Company Insurance. She was an Honorary Life Member with the Nova Scotia Insurance Women's Association. She had always enjoyed bowling and loved to travel. She was a lifelong member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church. She is survived by her sister, Margaret Turner, Halifax; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Michael, Alphonse, Charles, Gerald, Joseph, Reginald and Edward. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 6, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 7, in Blessed Mother Theresa Parish Roman Catholic Church, corner of Robie Street and Normandy Drive, Halifax, Father Hanh Vantran OMI officiating. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations in memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent to: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: July 5, 2006

PETERS, Joseph Wallace - 60, Halifax, died September 21, 1992, in Victoria General Hospital. Born in Lower L'Ardoise, Cape Breton, he was a son of the late Existe and Florence (Sampson) Peters. He was an employee of Bob MacDonald Chev Olds; former employee of Dick Turpins Pub; Ocean Tavern and Beverage Room. He is survived by his wife, the former Karen Andersen; two daughters, Nikki (Mrs. Harold (Dave) MacKenzie), Calgary, Alta.; Karen (Mrs. Sonny Heon), Halifax; son, Ronald, Halifax; four brothers, Gerrard, Halifax; Charlie, St. Peter's, Cape Breton; James, Lower L'Ardoise; George, Cheticamp; four sisters, Emeline (Mrs. Lavin Gerrior), Dartmouth; Angeline (Mrs. Maurice Luciano), Halifax; Marjorie, Toronto; Jean (Mrs. Jean Rochette), Cornwall, Ont.; four grandhchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers, Sylvester, Quinten. The body is in Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax, visiting 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 09/22/92

PETERS, Rita - 80, Halifax, died December 24, 1994, in the Halifax Infirmary. Born at Rollo Bay, P.E.I., she was a daughter of the late John and Magdelene (Chaisson) Bradley. She was a member of St. Stephen's Church. Surviving are her husband, Alphonse; daughter, Vangie (Mrs. Ernest Brake), Richmond Hill, Ont.; sister, Margaret Duncan, Summerside, P.E.I.; brothers, Frank, Summerside; John, Halifax; grandson, Bruce, Richmond Hill. She was predeceased by a brother, Bill. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/27/94

PETRIE, John Bernard - 82, West Bay Road, Inverness County, died July 2, 1994, at home. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late George W. and Mary Ann (Ellsworth) Petrie. He was a retired pipefitter and former member of Local 682, United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters. He was a member of St. Margaret's Parish. He is survived by his wife, the former Hilda MacDonald; three daughters, Marilyn Deveaux, Truro; Harriet (Mrs. Vincent Petrie), West Bay Road; Helen (Mrs. Carl Fougere), Havre Boucher; four sons, John Jr., Truro; William, Balls Creek; Stephen, St. Peters Bay, P.E.I.; George, West Bay Road; six sisters, Charlotte Boudreau, Boston, Mass.; Annie Conway, Frazie (Mrs. Art Penny), both of New Waterford; Mildred MacNeil, Sydney; Loney MacLean, Tatamagouche; Dorothy Gilmore, Toronto; five brothers, Alex, Robert, both of New Waterford; Cyril, Halifax; Donnie, Ontario; William, British Columbia; 24 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Julia; two brothers, James, William. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in St. Margaret's Church, West Bay Road, Rev. George MacInnis officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, St. Margaret's Cemetery Fund or any charity.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/04/94

PETRIE, William Edward (Bill) - 52, Gabriola Island, B.C., died November 15, 1995, in the palliative care unit of Nanaimo General Hospital, B.C. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late George W. and Catherine Ann (Young) Petrie. Surviving are sisters, Mrs. Charlotte Boudreau, Boston, Mass.; Mrs. Mildred MacNeil, Sydney; Mrs. Annie Conway, Eupharazie (Mrs. Arthur Penney), New Waterford; Mrs. Margaret MacLean, Tatamagouche; Dorothy (Mrs. Wyman Gilroy), Mississauga, Ont.; brothers, Alex, Robert, New Waterford; Cyril, Dartmouth; Domminic, Yarker, Ont.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Julia; brothers, James, John, William George. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service was held at Gabriola Island, B.C. Donations to The Arthritis Society or Canadian Cancer Society.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/28/95

PEVERIL, Bruce Thomas - 57, Sackville, died October 19, 2006, at home. Born February 9, 1949, in Halifax, he was a son of the late Roy and Pauline (LeBlanc) Peveril. He loved his time at his cottage in Pugwash "where it never rained". He loved his grandchildren and his dog, "Molly". He was self-employed for 30 years (Maritime Radiator). He was a 4th degree Knight of Knights of Columbus Council 7077. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Joan; sons, Mark and wife Michelle, Fall River; Bruce and wife Lisa, Beaver Bank; brothers, Brian (Heather) Peveril, Canning; Ken (Frankie) Peveril, Dartmouth; Richard (Stephanie) Peveril, Sackville; grandchildren, Morgan and Lauren; several nieces and nephews. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 527 Sackville Dr. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday, October 21, in St. John Vianney Church, Father John Smathies officiating. Reception to follow in Knights of Columbus Hall, Sackville. Burial will be at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Knights of Columbus, Sackville. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: October 20, 2006

PHILLIPS, Harold Nelson - 84, Truro, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at home, following a lengthy battle with cancer, with his wife at his side. Harold was the son of the late John and Jean (Trenholm) Phillips. He was born in Brookfield and later moved to Princeport on the family farm. He was a member of Old Barns United Church, Old Barns. He drove school bus for a few years. He later went to work at the Colchester Correctional Centre for 18 years until he retired. He lived in Truro up until his death. He is survived by his wife, Mary LaPierre; sister, Fern (Les) Landry, Toronto, Ont.; foster brother, Gary, Edmonton, Alta.; nephew, Paul; niece, Leslie Lee, and four grandnephews, all of Toronto. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro. The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Truro, will conduct a Legion Tribute Service prior to the funeral service on Friday at 4 p.m., both in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, Rev. Dan Gunn will officiate, assisted by Rev. David MacNaughton, with a reception to follow in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Old Barns Cemetery, Old Barns. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice. E-mail condolences may be sent to: mattatallfh@ns.aliantzinc.ca
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 20, 2006

PICKARD (Sampson), Mary Ellen - 74, Halifax, died September 19, 1995, in Victoria General Hospital. Born in L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Simon and Agnes (Pottie) Morvan. Surviving are her husband, William; sons, Richard Charles Sampson, Herring Cove; Gerald James Sampson, Bedford; Roy Allen Sampson, Lower Sackville; Paul Anthony Sampson, Eastern Passage; daughters, Dianne Marie (Mrs. Walter Giffin), Bridgewater; Shirley Joan McCabe, Anita Helen (Mrs. Paul Knox), Halifax; Lorraine Mary (Mrs. Keith Ramey), Bridgetown; Theresa Ann (Mrs. Melan Sapp), Kanata, Ont.; Marlene Elizabeth (Mrs. Keith Rose), Lower Sackville; brothers, William, Halifax; Henry, Beaverbank, Halifax Co.; sisters, Ann (Mrs. Patrick Martell), Florence Robichaud, Cecelia (Mrs. David Vaughan), Halifax; Gladys Keizer, Ontario; 17 grandchildren; three greatgrandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Gerald Sampson; sister, Mary Gillis; brother, James. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral 10 a.m. Friday in St. Stephen's Church, Normandy Drive, Halifax, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 09/21/95

PINO, Americo - 78, 10 William St., Sydney, died September 11, 1994, in Sydney City Hospital. Born at Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Salvatore and Anna Marie Josephine (Congia) Pino. He retired after 41 years with Sydney Steel Corporation from the open hearth department as a crane operator. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving from 1939-45 with the Provost Corps. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 128; Whitney Pier Historical Society; St. Nicholas Parish and their Italian Men's and Women's Club. He is survived by his wife, the former Lucy Anne Aucoin; daughter, Josephine (Mrs. Marcel Chayer), Ottawa; stepmother, the former Marie Anne Camus, Sydney; nine sisters, Frances (Mrs. Tony Baryluk), Rita (Mrs. William LeBrun), Adeline (Mrs. George King), Matilda (Mrs. Louis Epifano), Germaine (Mrs. Frank Jacobs), Virginia (Mrs. George Pike), all of Sydney; Margaret (Mrs. Michael Parks), North Sydney; Rose (Mrs. Pete Bertolo), Hamilton, Ont.; Cecilia Pino, New Jersey, U.S.A.; two brothers, Mario, Anthony, both of Sydney; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by three brothers, John, Joseph, Rudy in infancy. Visitation will be after 7 p.m. tonight in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 09/12/94

PINO, Annie Rose - 77, 22 Ashby Rd., Sydney, died April 9, 1995, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born at Cape Rouge, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Cecilia (Camus) LeBlanc. She was a member of St. Theresa's Parish, Sydney. She was a seamstress for many years in the Sydney area and was active in providing clothing for the needy. She enjoyed rug-hooking and quilt-making as hobbies. Surviving are her husband, Anthony; daughter, Beverly Ann (Mrs. John Wall), Toronto; sons, Joseph, London, Ont.; Eddie, Harry, Gerald, Bernie, Sydney; sisters, Rose Ann Gouthro, Vickie Chiasson, Cheticamp; Evelyn AuCoin, Edith Chiasson, Dorothy (Mrs. Thomas Lynk), Elizabeth (Mrs. Wilfred MacDougall), Sydney; brothers, Joe, Angus, Harry, Didace, Cheticamp; George, Sydney; 16 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by sisters, Mary Emma Aucoin, Hilda Romard, Della Aucoin; brothers, Neil, Wilfred. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Theresa's Church, Rev. John Morrison officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations to The Arthritis Society or The Lung Association.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/11/95
                        
POAN, Mary Viola - 88, West Arichat, Richmond County, died March 31, 1994, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in West Arichat, she was a daughter of the late Patsy and Minnie (LeBlanc) Gerrior. She is survived by her daughter, Veronica (Mrs. Aloysius Landry), West Arichat; son, Herman, Kirkland, Ont.; sister, Gladys (Mrs. Herman Marchand), Waltham, Mass.; brother, Ambrose, West Arichat; six grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Amedee; 11 sisters, Lavina, Deltha, Florence, Lorraine, Dorothy, Marguerite, Lavina, Cataline, Ruth, twins in infancy; five brothers, Hycinth, Sandy, Albert, Willard, James. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday in Immaculate Conception Church, West Arichat, Rev. Conrad Girroir officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/01/94

PORTER, Donald Thomas - 74, 114 Parade St., Yarmouth, died February 26, 1994, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late Alvin and Alice (Carter) Porter. He was a steel plant worker for 30 years. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 155, Wedgeport and Knight of Columbus 3474, Yarmouth. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving five years overseas. He is survived by his wife, the former Benita Boudreau; two daughters, Karen (Mrs. Van Dongen), British Columbia; Donna (Mrs. Gui Corsini), Ontario; three brothers, Kenneth, Arnold, Arthur, all of Yarmouth; four grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, Victor; sister, Dorothy. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Huskilson's Funeral Home, Yarmouth, where a legion service will be 7:30 p.m. tonight and prayers at 8 p.m. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Ambrose Cathedral, Yarmouth, Rev. John MacPherson officiating. Burial will be in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery, Yarmouth. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/28/94

POTHIER, Louis Edmund - 88, Lower Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co., died March 2, 1995, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Wedgeport, he was a son of the late Frank and Ambrosine (Boudreau) Pothier. He was a fisherman and captain of a tuna boat, as well as a part time carpenter and boat builder. Surviving are his wife, the former Leona Jacquard; son, David, Upper Wedgeport; daughter, Bernadine (Mrs. Lonnie Murphy), Wedgeport; brothers, Francois, Lower Wedgeport; Ralph, Yarmouth, Maine; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son in infancy; brothers, John Leo, Raymond, Willie; sisters, Isabelle, Emilie. Funeral 10:30 a.m. today in St. Michael's Church, Wedgeport, Rev. Emery Brien officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to any charity.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/04/95

POTHIER, Marie Anne - 81, Villa St. Joseph Du Lac, Dayton, Yarmouth County, formerly of Wedgeport, died August 20, 1994, in the villa. Born in Wedgeport, she was a daughter of the late Aurel and Jessie (Boudreau) LeBlanc. She was a homemaker. She is survived by a sister, Gustava Lynch, South Boston, Mass. She was predeceased by her husband, Emilien Joseph; two brothers, Arthur, Zachaire; three sisters, Hilda, Adeline, Magdaline McGauley. Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. today in Ste. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Wedgeport, Rev. Roland Soucie officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery. Donations may be made to any charity. Arrangements are under the direction of H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Wedgeport.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 08/22/94

POTHIER, Marie Gertrude - 87, Onslow, passed away June 8, 2006, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Wedgeport, she was a daughter of the late Edmund and Eulalie (Pothier) Pothier. She retired as a clerk after 23 years of service with Woolworth's Department Stores, having worked at the Toronto and Moncton stores. Surviving are sisters, Anne Rose Dawson, Lindsay, Ont.; Althea Neilson, Hamilton, Ont.; Ella (Jim) Henderson, Onslow; Alice (Larry) LeBlanc, Wedgeport; brother, Emery (Marjorie), Kentville; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Rosaline; brothers, Alfred, Francois, David, and one brother in infancy. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held in St. Michael's Catholic Church, Wedgeport, on Saturday, June 17, at 11 a.m. with Father Papuga officiating. Burial in St. Michael's Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society or St. Michael's Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Co-operative, Upper Musquodoboit.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 10, 2006

POTHIER, Raymond Joseph - 82, Tidal View Manor, Yarmouth, died November 14, 1993, in the manor. Born in Wedgeport, Yarmouth County, he was a son of the late Frank and Ambrosine (Boudreau) Pothier. He was a barber in the Yar- mouth area for 50 years and owned and operated a barber shop for many years. He was a member of St. Ambrose Cathedral, where he was church organist for 35 years. He was secretary treasurer of the Yarmouth Barbers Association for many years; veteran of the Second World War; member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 155, Wedgeport; past president of Yarmouth Citizen's Band; member of Yarmouth Lion's Club and an ardent square dancer. He is survived by his wife, the former Regina Mary LeBlanc; two daughters, Noella (Mrs. Gary Allen), South Ohio, Yarmouth County; Marie Pothier, Montreal; son, Michael, Dartmouth; three brothers, Francois, Louis, both of Wedgeport; Ralph, Yarmouth, Me.; four grandsons. He was predeceased by a daughter, Charlotte; two brothers, John Leo, Willie; two sisters, Isabelle, Emilie. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth, where a legion service will be 7 p.m. tonight, and where prayers will be 8 p.m. tonight. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in St. Ambrose Cathedral, Rev. C. Thibeau officiating. Burial will be in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to any charity.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/15/93

POTTER, Gordon Ambrose - Passed away peacefully in Montreal General Hospital on June 5, 2006, at the age of 101 years. He was 
the beloved husband of the late Doris Edson; dear father of Edward, Gordon M. and Harold; loving grandfather of Mark and 
Ryan. He will be dearly missed by family and friends. Special thanks to Freida who for many years served as homemaker to 
Gordon. Special thanks also to Peter, Ben and Lies, whose devoted service to Gordon made his days safe and comfortable. The 
body is resting in Collins Clarke MacGillivray White Funeral Home, 5610 Sherbrooke St., West, Montreal. Funeral service will 
be held Saturday, June 10, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel, followed by a reception. Visiting hours are on Friday, June 
9, from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Donations to Montreal General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 8, 2006

POTTIE, David Raymond - 51, Newcombville, Lunenburg Co., passed away at home. Born in Halifax, he was the foster son of Peggy Johnson (McLeod) and the late Dan McLeod. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed the simple things in life. He worked throughout the county as a farmhand, forester, Christmas tree worker, carpenter and as a handyman to many. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, taxidermy, and spending time with his many friends. He could often be found greeting customers at the local store or socializing with friends at a local meeting place. By his request, cremation has taken place under the direction of R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Memorial service 4 p.m. Sunday in All Saints Lutheran Church, Newcombville, Rev. Scott Schellenberger officiating. Interment in Newcombville Cemetery. Reception to follow in Newcombville Fire Hall. Donations in David's memory may be made to Newcombville and District Fire Department, Track and Trail Snowmobile Club or a charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be made at: www.corkumfuneralhome.ca
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: October 27, 2006

POTTIE, George Vincent - 82, Dartmouth, passed away April 4, 2006, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Frank D. and Mary A. (Pettipas) Pottie. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Somme Branch. He was also a member of the Musician's Union. He was an avid astrologist. He was a commissionaire at the Halifax Dockyard. He is survived by his daughter, Sherry Lynn Newport Pottie, Chambly, Que.; brother, Gordon (Odette) Pottie, Chateauguay, Que.; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by seven brothers. Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 19, at 10 a.m. until service at 11 a.m., both in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or a charity of choice. E-mail condolences to: almattatallfh@alderwoods.com 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 18, 2006

POTTIE, J. Robert - Passed away peacefully at Agape Hospice on Friday, March 24, 2006, at the age of 86 years. Robert was born December 18, 1919, in Halifax. He married Cora Dwyer in February 1946 and they lived most of their life in Halifax until relocating to Calgary in 1987. He was passionate about his family, enjoyed fishing, dancing, billiards and painting, and will be remembered for his kind, gentle and quiet nature. Robert will be lovingly remembered by his only daughter and son-in-law, Wendy and Frank Vorstermans, both of Calgary; granddaughters, Andrea Vorstermans, Calgary, and Pamela (Darby) Agar, Saskatoon, Sask.; brothers, Vince of Dartmouth and Gordon (Odette) of Chateauguay, Que.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews across Canada. He was predeceased by his best friend and beloved wife of 57 years, Cora Pottie in May of 2003, as well as five of his brothers. A Celebration of Life will be held at McInnis & Holloway's Crowfoot Chapel, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W., on Saturday, April 8, at 1 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331-29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, telephone: (403) 521-3433, or the Agapé Hospice, 1302-8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8, telephone: (403) 282-6588. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 7, 2006

POTTIE, Leonard - Passed away in Halifax on April 10, 2006. Born in West L'Ardoise, Cape Breton, March 4, 1927, he was a son of the late Fred and Adelle Pottie. He is survived by his children, Len (Cindy) Pottie, Cheryl (Lloyd) Prior, Steve (Mechell) Pottie, Denise (Miles) Denny; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; brother, John Clancy; sisters, Ethel, Roseanne, Cecille. He was predeceased by his wife, Doris; eight brothers and sisters. Cremation to take place. There will be no visitation or funeral service as per his request. A private family service will be held. Condolences may be sent to the family at 68 High St., Bedford, NS B4A 1M6. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: April 13, 2006

POTTS, Marion Iona - 93, Glen Haven Manor and formerly of Claremont Avenue, Stellarton, passed away Sunday, October 22, 2006, in the manor. Born in East Wentworth, she was a daughter of the late Herbie Warner and Annie (Burke) McPhee. She spent most of her life in Stellarton where she was a member of Sharon St. John United Church and the U.C.W. Marion was employed at Goodman's Clothing Store in Truro and worked for a number of years at the Odeon Drive-In on Westville Road. Marion was an avid knitter and enjoyed giving the gifts of her knitting to her family. She was a member of the Southern Cross Rebekah Lodge No. 3, Independent Order of Oddfellows and was a member of the Past Noble Grands Club. She was also a member of the Murray Temple Pythian Sisters No. 4 Westville. Surviving are niece, Eileen Redmond, Truro; nephew, Glen (Jean) Benjamin, Oxford; several other nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Roger; sister, Doris; nephew, Herbie; one niece and one nephew in infancy. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, both in Sharon St. John United Church, Stellarton, Rev. John Roy officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Burial will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Donations in memory of Marion may be made to Sharon St. John United Church, Stellarton, or a charity of your choice. Arrangements are entrusted to H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: October 24, 2006

POWERS, George Henry - 79, Bedford, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2006, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Maugerville, N.B., he was a son of the late George W. and Mary W. (Thomas) Powers. George was involved with the church vestry and served with St. Mary's Church Fredericton, Newcastle at St. Andrews Church and Dartmouth at Christ Church. He served as a committee member for Scouts Canada in Newcastle and Dartmouth. He was a member of the Board of Glencairn Condominium. He served in the Service Corps of the Canadian Army and on the Police Force in Fredericton, N.B. He worked 28 years with the Co-operators and retired as regional manager for Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. George was a member of the Bedford Leisure Club for many years. Surviving are his wife, the former Dorothy Harding; son, Dale R. (Myrna) Powers, Texas; daughter, Anna M. Taylor, Florida; grandchildren, Andrea Lynn (Scott) Schultz, Florida; Kevin Dale (Erin) Powers, Moncton; Lisa Gizelle (Chris) Harris, Moncton; great-grandchildren, Anna J. Powers, Alexia Rene Schultz, Gabrielle A. Powers, Samuel C. Harris, all of Moncton; brother, Arnold W. Powers, Fredericton; cousin, Donald R. Powers, South Portland, Me.; several nieces and nephews. George was predeceased by brother, Lloyd M. Powers. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. There will be no visitation by request. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Monday, June 26, in All Saints Anglican Church, Bedford, Rev. Canon Power officiating. Interment will be in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations in George's memory may be made to the charity of one's choice. On-line condolences may be made at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 23, 2006

POWER, Jean Marie - 87, Halifax, passed away serenely May 1, 2006, in Parkstone Enhanced Care Facility, surrounded by her family. Born in Sydney Forks, on December 2, 1918, Jean was a daughter of the late John and Margaret (MacNeil) MacDonald. Jean was a proud member of Saint Joseph's Parish from 1949-1999, and a member of the CWL. She is survived by her sons, John (Eleanor), Halifax; Gerry (Maggie), Saint John, N.B.; daughters, Carmel (Don) Powers, Cole Harbour, and Mary (Chris) Woods, Whitby, Ont. Jean will be remembered by her grandchildren: Robb, Erin, Lorne, Ryan, Stephanie, Michael, Andrew, Kevin, Nicole, Brendan, and Kyle; and her loving cousin, Mary Jane Biekens. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Clem; sister, Catherine; her aunt, Sister Miriam Vincent; and three children in infancy. Visitation is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, May 4, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 5, in Blessed Mother Teresa Parish-St. Joseph's Site, Russell Street, Halifax, Rev. Ken Keeler officiating. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hope Cottage and Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. A special thank you to the caring staff of Sullivan Lane, Parkstone Enhanced Care. Jean was a gentle woman of profound faith and will be missed, but she had a wonderful life here on Earth and is now enjoying the promise of eternal life with Clem in the arms of God. "O grace abounding and allowing me to dare to fix my gaze upon the Eternal Light, so deep my vision was consumed in It!" - Dante's Paradise. E-mail condolences may be sent to: snowfh@alderwoods.com 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: May 3, 2006

POWER, Lawrence Henry "Law" - 88, Sydney, died May 31, 2006, in Taigh Na Mara. Born in Whitney Pier, he was a son of the late John and Frances (Nunn) Power. He was a bombardier and navigator with the Lancaster Bomber Squadron 426 during the Second World War, where he was involved in the Great Escape. Surviving are sons, Kyte, Gordon, Robert, Law Jr.; grandchildren, Kristin, Aaron, Jason, Jennifer, Jason, Mark, Catherine Ann, Brent, Evan; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Marie Gillis; brothers, George, John, Bernie; sisters, Tancy, Delores. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Saturday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday in St. Theresa's Church. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Condolences: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca
Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 2, 2006

PRIVETT (Lynch), Sharon Marie - 46, passed away October 30, 1997, at home, surrounded by her loving family, after a brave and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Dartmouth, she was a daughter of the late Gordon and Grace (Aucoin) Lynch. She is survived by her husband, Lloyd. Loving mother of daughters, Tara and Amanda, and son, Brad. Dearly loved sister of Beverly Lavoie. Loving aunt to many nieces and nephews. Until her illness, she was employed at the Family Drug Centre, Portland Street, Dartmouth. Sharon's courage and strength will always be an inspiration to those who knew and loved her. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral service will be 12 noon Monday in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Dartmouth, Rev. Tom White officiating. Cremation to follow. Urn burial at a later date in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 11/01/97

PROCTOR, Mary Theresa "Toots" - 70, Pictou, lost her valiant battle with cancer on May 31, 2006, in the Palliative Care Unit of Aberdeen Regional Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Lower River Inhabitants, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of William Edward and Theresa (Cogswell) Proctor. In her working years, Mary was housekeeper for parish priests in Lower River, Port Hawkesbury and Pictou. In 1981, she achieved her G.E.D. and completed a P.C.W. course. She obtained employment at Maritime Oddfellows Nursing Home, Pictou. She retired in 1996 due to ill health. Mary was a 50 year member of the Catholic Women's League and a member of Stella Maris Parish, Pictou. She was also an experienced knitter, crocheter and quilter. Mary prided herself on being a good listener and a dispenser of common sense solutions for those who confided in her. Her greatest achievement was the provision of peace and harmony to troubled situations. This attitude surrounded her with a tight-knit group of friends who supported her until her death. Mary is survived by her brothers, Walter (Janet), Antigonish; Bill (Gloria), Lower River; sisters, Catherine (Joe) Totten, Anne Proctor; aunt, Sadie Macphee, Lower River; extra special friend, Brenda (Scott) Chisholm, Pictou; many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by two brothers in infancy. Visitation will take place today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Green's Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. A mass of celebration will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in St. Francis de Sales Parish Church, Lower River Inhabitants. The remains will be transported to McLaren's Funeral Home, Pictou, with visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. After a 10 a.m. service on Monday in the funeral home, burial will take place in the parish cemetery. Our sincere thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of the Palliative Care Unit of Aberdeen Regional Hospital, New Glasgow. Family flowers only, please. Memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of Aberdeen Regional Hospital or to the building fund for St. Francis de Sales Parish, Lower River Inhabitants.
Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 2, 2006

PUBLICOVER (DeMone), Deborah Ann - 44, Blandford, died Wednesday, June 21, 2006, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Charles and Shirley (Maltus) DeMone. She is survived by her husband, Tyrill, and her sweet girls, Alisha and Julia, at home; brother, Robert (Pam), Halifax; sister, Cathy (Edward) Publicover, Five Island Lake; many nieces and nephews. Debbie was employed for 27 years in the sales tax departments of the Provincial and Federal Government. She was active in her community and a member of the Blandford and Area Fire Auxiliary, Aspotogan Recreation Association and the Board of Directors of Blandford Community Centre. She loved reminiscing about days of the Shack, enjoyed reading, dancing and community socials, and her love of animals found Debbie visiting the exhibitions and fall fair each year. Visitation will be held 6-9 p.m. today in Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Barnabas Church, Blandford, Rev. Laura McCue officiating. Burial to follow in parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the SPCA or Christmas Daddies. On-line condolences can be made to: www.rawalker.ca 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: June 23, 2006

PULSIFER, Hazel Mary - 91, New Minas, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2006, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, following a lengthy illness. Born in Glace Bay, Cape Breton, she was the youngest daughter of the late John and Jennie (Farrell) LeBlanc. Her family settled in the Middleton area where she spent her childhood and Hazel later came to Kentville where she attended Kentville School. Then, after spending several years in Hamilton, Ont., and Boston, Mass., she returned to Kentville where she worked in several businesses and in 1940 Hazel married Judson Pulsifer, residing in Kentville and New Minas. She was a long-time employee with Sears Canada. Hazel portrayed Longfellow's "Evangeline" in one of the early Apple Blossom Festivals. She and her husband, Judson, were world travelers. Hazel was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Kentville for 75 years. She was a long-time member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Kentville Volunteer Fire Department, the Catholic Women's League, the Blanchard Fraser Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, the Red Cross Society, the Royal Canadian Legion, and the New Horizons Seniors Group, Kentville. She enjoyed gardening, painting, rug hooking, braiding, quilting as well as being a bridge enthusiast. Hazel will be remembered joyfully by her family for her constant love, devotion and inspiration. Hazel is survived by son, Brian, Kentville, and children, Leslie (Chris) Kinsella, Lincroft, N.J.; Gregory (Dana) Pulsifer, Kentville; Janet Pulsifer, Norwalk, Conn.; daughter, Patricia "Trish" (Jimmy) Bricker, Lafayette, Ind., and children, Cheri (Woody) Gebhart, Fort Sill, Okla.; Jamie Bricker, Kentville; Amy Bricker, West Lafayette, Ind.; her great-grandchildren, Bryce, Theresa, Tiffany and Woody Gebhart, Benjamin, Jack and William Kinsella, and Camden Pulsifer; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her husband, Judson in 2001; seven brothers and three sisters. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today with prayers to be held at 8 p.m. in White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 4, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Kentville, Father Craig Christenson officiating. Burial will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, Kentville. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Valley Regional Hospital - TC Unit and White Family Funeral Home. Donations in memory may be made to the TC Unit of Valley Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: July 3, 2006

PURDY, Keith Clifford - 80, Kelly's Cove, Yarmouth County, died March 17, 1993, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late Bernard and Leona (Descamp) Purdy. He was an adherent of Vangel Assembly Church, Yarmouth. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a fisherman all of his working life. He is survived by his wife, the former Genevieve Boudreau; daughter, Gwendlyn Lake, Rockville; stepdaughter, Penny Knapcik, Hythe, Alta.; two sons, Robert, Kelly's Cove; Wayne, Edmonton; three stepsons, Richard Boudreau, Vernon Boudreau, both of Yarmouth; Norman Penny, Spring Haven, Yarmouth County; eight brothers, Arthur, Richard, Dow, Herbert, Frank, all of Rockville; Locke, Yarmouth; Bruce, Ontario; Eugene, Waterville, Kings County; 25 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by an infant son, Keith; sister, Lydia; brother, William. The body is in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth, visiting 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday, where funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Pastor Eugene Hurlburt officiating. Burial will be in Chebogue Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to made to Parkinson's Foundation of Canada or Alzheimers Society of Nova Scotia. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/18/93

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