Jun.28,2005 Tues. C.B.Post
Alvin Archie Smith 72, DARTMOUTH
Alvin Eugene Archie Smith, 72, Dartmouth, passed away
peacefully June 26, 2005, at his residence.
Born in Whitney Pier/Sydney, C.B., he was the son of
the late Wilfred and Jean (Corbett) Smith.
He served seven years in the Canadian Air Force as an
accountant, five years with Veterans Affairs Canada, and
retired in 1982 from Employment and Immigration Canada
as a clerk interviewer with 20 years service.
He is survived by sons, Hilton and Bill, Halifax;
former wife, Rose Marie (Lawrence) Smith; grandson,
Adrian James; brothers, Hilton, Sydney,
George Dingy; sisters, Doris and Audrey, all of
Toronto; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister,
Marva (Mentiss), brothers, Arnold Tardy and Bob.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be
held 2 p.m., Saturday, July 2, in A.L. Mattatall Funeral
Home, Rev. John Porter officiating. Burial at a later date.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. E-mail condolences to
Isabel Marie Clarke SYDNEY Isabel Marie Clarke, a resident
of MacGillivray Guest Home, passed away on Sunday, June
26, 2005. Born in Halifax, Aug. 26, 1922, she was the daughter of
the late Isabella Clarke. She was a resident of the
Little Flower Orphanage until the age of 16. She was chosen
by the Guthroe-Hill families in Dominion, where she resided
for many years. She then came to Sydney to live with Rita
(MacIntyre) Tushaus and became a member of the large
MacIntyre family. She babysat for many members
of the MacIntyre family and loved children.
Although she had no immediate family members, she is
survived by her adopted families, Rita (MacIntyre) Tushaus
and family, Sydney, Rita Daley and family, Alex Hill and family
of Dominion, members of the late Mary (MacIntyre)
Quinn family, East Bay, Theresa (MacIntyre) MacArthur
(Donald) and family, Sydney, Catherine MacIntyre, Cove
Guest Home, Sydney, Norine (late Mickey) MacIntyre and
family, Sydney, Johnie and Catherine MacIntyre and family,
Portage, Susan (MacIntyre) MacEachern (late Joe)
and family of Sydney. She is also survived by a host of
wonderful friends from MacGillivray Guest Home,
which was her home for the past seven years.
Isabel was a very kind person who loved people and parties.
She especially loved children. Visitation for the late
Isabel Clarke will take place today (Tuesday), June 28,
2005, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral
Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney. Funeral services will be
held 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 29, 2005, in the S.W. Chant &
Son Funeral Home chapel. Online condolences may be
sent to our web page at www.chantfuneralhome.com
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of
S.W.Chant Funeral Home.
Lauchie Nook MacIntyre 1923-2005 GLACE BAY
Lauchie Nook MacIntyre, age 81, of 191 West Ave. , New
Aberdeen, who passed away Friday, June 24, 2005, was also
predeceased by brothers, James, Alexander; sisters,
Mary Catherine, Annie, Barbara, Catherine in infancy.
Lauchie was also a member of Royal Canadian Legion,
Branch 3. Donations in Lauchies memory may be made to a
charity of choice.
Doreen Olive Humber SYDNEY
Doreen Olive Humber of Riverdale Drive, Sydney, passed
away unexpectedly at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney,
on Monday, June 27, 2005. Born in Spencers Cove,
Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Ronald and Rhoda
(Burden) Johnson. Surviving are her son, Terry
(Trish), Sydney; sisters, Phyllis (Derek) Loder, Frances
(Phonse) Hartery, Judy (Laurence) Chaulk, Joyce (Tony)
Rolfe, all of Newfoundland; and the joy of her life, three grandchildren,
T.J., Nichole and Liam. Visitation will be held at
Sydney Memorial Chapel, today (Tuesday), 7-9 p.m.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, 2 p.m. at the United
Protestant Church of Sydney River with Rev. Dana Feltmate
officiating. Interment in Alfred Smith Memorial Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at
Jessie Ann MacDonald 94, BOULARDERIE CENTRE
It is with great sadness the family announce the passing of
their mother Jessie Ann MacDonald, age 94, a longtime resident
of Boularderie Centre. She passed away peacefully Sunday,
June 26, 2005, at the Northside General Hospital.
Born in North River, Victoria County, she was the daughter
of John and Alexena (Matheson) MacLeod.
Prior to her marriage, she was employed in Baddeck, her
last position with the late Dr. C.L. MacMillan. She is fondly
remembered in his book, Memories of a Cape Breton Doctor.
She was an adherent of Knox Presbyterian Church, Ross Ferry.
She is survived by one daughter, Alice (Bob) Annett,
Dartmouth; three sons, Harold (Mary Lou), Boularderie, Nelson
(Carol), Milton N.S., Jack, Boularderie. Also surviving
are five grandchildren, David Lloyd, Clayton, Scott, Michelle
and Valerie and eight greatgrandchildren. Sisters-in-law,
Elizabeth MacLeod, Goose Cove, and Alice MacLeod, Sydney;
as well several nieces and nephews also survive her.
She was predeceased by her husband, Neil M. MacDonald
in 1978, and also her brothers, John Norman, Dan Allan, Jimmy,
John Angus and grandson, Darryl. Visitation for Mrs. MacDonald
will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in the W.J. Dooley
Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service
to be held Thursday, 2 p.m. at Knox Presbyterian Church,
Ross Ferry, with Rev. Susan Smith officiating, assisted by
Margie MacLeod. Burial to follow in MacDonald Cemetery.
Following the funeral service a reception will be held in the
church hall. Family flowers only. Memorial
donations may be made to Knox Presbyterian Church, to
the MacDonald Cemetery or to a charity of ones choice.
Online condolences may be sent to info(a)wjdooley.com.
Lovingly remembered by all who knew her, she will be sadly
James Jimmy Smith 72, ESKASONI James David Smith, 72, of
Eskasoni and formerly of Waycobah, passed away Sunday,
June 26, 2005, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Eskasoni, he was the son of the late Lewis and
Margaret (Paul) Smith. He was a member of Holy
Family parish, Eskasoni. He was a drywaller and
painter in Cape Breton and beyond. Jimmy was an avid
crib player. He is survived by his sister,
Rose Bernard, Wekoqmaq; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by sisters, Mary Flora, Christina and
Rubina, by brothers, John, Samuel,William and a nephew,
Benjamin. Visitation for the late James
Smith will be at Waycobah at the residence of his sister Rose
Bernard after 7 p.m. Wednesday, continuing on into Thursday.
The wake will resume Friday after 1 p.m. at the Gabriel
Centre, Eskasoni. A funeral mass will be celebrated
Saturday at Holy Family Church at 11 a.m. with Rev.
Martin MacDougall officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery,
Eskasoni. Online condolences may be sent to
E. Gene (Warren) Miles 90, BEDFORD
E. Gene (Warren) Miles, age 90, of Bedford and formerly of Sydney,
passed away peacefully on June 25, 2005, at The Berkeley,
Bedford. Born in Bridgetown, N.S., she was the only child of Rev.
Gordon and Sadie (Dykeman) Warren. She was a devoted wife,
mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. A compassionate,
kind and generous lady, she was well-loved by family
and friends. Gene will be greatly missed by her children, Betty (Ted)
Mitchell, Elora, Ont., Fred (Bev), Sydney, N.S., Marjorie
(Stan) McLean, Big Pond, N.S., Gord (Judith), Iqaluit,
Nunavut, and Shirley (Cameron) Froome, Calgary,
Alta. She is fondly remembered by grandchildren, Ian Miles,
Burlington, Ont., Steven (Lyn) Miles, Porters Lake,N.S., Paul
(Victoria) McLean, Vancouver, B.C., Kathleen McLean (Jennifer
Burwell), Toronto, Ont., Sasha Miles (David Zeegen),
Toronto, Ont., Jonathan Miles (Meighan Ferris), Toronto,
Ont., Erin and Sean Froome, Calgary, Alta. Gene was a very
special great-grandmother of Douglas Miles, Porters Lake,
N.S., Laura and Cameron Miles, Burlington, Ont., Ella
Burwell, Toronto, Ont., and Bridget McLean, Vancouver,
B.C. Gene was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Winston
(1997), infant daughter, Nancy and daughter, Mary (2003).
At her request, her body has been donated to Dalhousie
Medical School. A memorial service will be
held at the Manning Chapel, Acadia University, today (Tuesday),
June 28, 2005, at 10 a.m. The family would like to
express our gratitude to the staff of the Bedford Berkeley
and Bayshore HealthCare for their compassionate care. As
well, special thanks to Dr. J. Fitzgerald, Irene McGuire,
Marie Whitman and Lisa Starr, who were particularly helpful
to Gene. Donations in her memory may be directed to the K.C. Irving
Environmental Sciences Centre, Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S.