POWELL, ELIZABETH MARGARET “BETTY”- 76, Falmouth, Hants County, formerly of Tennecape, Hants Co., passed away Thursday, February 13th, 2014, at the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Born on November 1st, 1937, in Walton, Hants County, Nova Scotia, she was the daughter of the late Reginald Brown and Isabel (Bonn) Brown-Lingard. Betty was a well known and loved hairdresser for over 30 years. She was a member of the Falmouth United Baptist Church. Her passion was bowling, especially with the Tuesday morning girls. Betty belonged to numerous groups and participated and enjoyed every moment spent in the company of her family and friends. Betty is survived by and will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 33 years, Dan; sisters, Shirley (Thomas) MacNaughton, Truro; Wendy Brown, Summerville; Marion (John) Campbell, East Gore; Brenda (Danny) Cox, Selma; Patricia Brown, Waterville; brothers, Carl (Phyllis) Brown, Tenecape; Mark Brown, Tenecape; numerous nieces, nephews and special friends. Besides her parents, Reginald Brown and Isabel (Bonn) Brown-Lingard; she was predeceased by her first husband, Ralph Woodman; brothers, Paul Brown and Fred Brown; step father, Vaughan Lingard. Cremation has taken place, under the care of Lindsay’s Windsor Funeral Home (902-798-2232), 194 King Street, P.O. Box 2218, Windsor, NS, B0N 2T0. There was no visitation by request.
Memorial service was held in the Falmouth United Baptist Church, Town Road, Falmouth, the Rev. Hedley Hopkins officiated, followed by a reception in the Falmouth United Baptist Church Hall. Interment will be held at a later date in the Centre Falmouth Cemetery, Town Road, Falmouth. Donations in memory of Betty may be made to the Falmouth United Baptist Church or the Tennecape United Church.
Edna Mae Hazel – 93, Magnolia Nursing Home, Enfield, NS, formerly of Walton, NS, passed away peacefully with her family by her side after a brief illness at the QEII Halifax Infirmary on February 19, 2014. Born in Upper Kennetcook on September 24, 1920, she was the daughter of the late William and Ruby (Miller) Garland. Edna worked at Kings Edgehill and then moved to Peterborough, Ontario during the war to work at West Clock. She was a member of St. Matthews Anglican Church and Guild in Walton and a former member of Eleanor Rebekah Lodge. Edna is survived by her son Dale (Susan) Hazel, Salmo, BC; daughters Penny (John) Reynolds, Elmsdale, Jackie (Lloyd) Anthony, Kempt Shore and Trudy (Stephen) Wood, Upper Sackville; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and sister Sylvia Nicholson, Dartmouth, NS. Edna was predeceased by her husband of 38 years in 1982, Murlton (Chub) Hazel; brothers, Sidney and Harry Garland and sister Lucy Thomlinson. Cremation has taken place with visitation Sunday, February 23, 2014 from 2-4 at the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, 4646 Hwy 215 Summerville. A celebration of Edna’s life will be held at the St. James Anglican Church, Brooklyn, Hants Co. on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 2pm, Rev. E. E. Hill officiating with a private family interment at Grace United Church Cemetery, Walton. Following the service, there will be a reception at the Walton Fire Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Edna can be made to the Grace United Church Cemetery Fund in Walton, c/o Mrs. Lorna Burbidge, 9 Shore Rd. Walton, NS B0N 2R0 or to The Magnolia Nursing Home, 416 Hwy 2, Enfield, NS B2T 1E1 . The family wishes to thank the staff on 8.1 at the QEII and the staff and residents of The Magnolia Nursing Home for the kindness and care shown to Edna. Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, 4646 Hwy 215, Summerville, ph 1-902-633-2431 or please visit our web site at www.allenfh.ca to sign the guest book or send private condolences. “The dearest blessing in the world is a Mother’s precious love.”
Young, Theresa Catherine (Fitzgerald) 85, Dartmouth– It is with great sadness that the family of Theresa announces her passing on February 20, 2014. She was predeceased by her husband Charles Young; brothers Robert, Hugh and Ed Fitzgerald; sisters Winnifred Jamieson, Hazel Phalen and Margaret Walton. She is survived by daughters, Geraldine (Kenneth) MacIsaac and Deborah (William) Campbell, all of Dartmouth; son Dale Young, Enfield; grandsons Christopher (Eryn) MacIsaac, Halifax and Craig (Derrica) MacIsaac, Dartmouth, Michael Campbell, Dartmouth, Jeffery Young, Alberta; granddaughters Amy Young, Halifax, and Melissa Young, Alberta; great grandsons, Jacob and Logan MacIsaac, Dartmouth; sister Mary Jamieson, Halifax and brother Gerald Fitzgerald, Boylston, NS. Cremation has taken place. No cards or flowers. Burial will take place at a later date. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.coleharbourfuneral.com
MASON, WILLIAM HARRY “BILL” – Bill was born May 15, 1941, in Goldenville, Guysbrough Co. He was the son of George Harold Mason and Mary Amanda (McIntosh) Mason, Bill was predeceased by his parents, as well as his brother, Joe. He is survived by brothers, George “Bud” (Ardith), Pembrooke, Robert “Bob” (Sheila), Porters Lake; sisters, Flora Chaisson Pomquet, Catherine (Jack), Lantz; Violet Morrissey, Toronto; sister-in-law, Margaret “Peg”, Dartmouth. He is also survived by the true loves of his life, his daughters, Lily (Lojos), Nine Mile River and Heather Mason, Elmsdale. Grampy will forever be in the hearts of his grandchildren, Mason and Adam Forward, Allison, Alex and Kyle Retfalvi. As well, he will be fondly remembered by his son-in-law, Brad Forward, Elmsdale. Bill spent his spare time hunting and fishing, which was his passion, as well as the Goldenville Heritage Society Museum. He will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all who knew him. A memorial service will follow in the spring.
DEMONT, JEAN H. – 86, Windsor, Hants Co., passed away peacefully Friday, February 14, 2014, at her home in Dykeland Lodge, Windsor. Born in Pictou Co., on November 6, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Hazel (Henderson) Falconer. Jean is survived by her loving sons, Donnie (Sandra), Ardoise, Mike (Tara), Ellershouse, Paul (Cindy), Three Mile Plains; sister, Irene (Alan) Black, Oxford; grandchildren, Kevin (Sari), Jason (Candice), Steven (Nicole), Kayla; five great-grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Frederick DeMont; infant son, Dale; sister, Elsie Falconer; her twin brother, Jack and brother, Grant. Jean was as proud of her sons as they were of her. She was a volunteer for too many organizations to mention and was awarded a volunteer award in 2013 at the local Volunteer Awards Banquet, that she was nominated for by the Windsor Gliders Club. She was also locally famous for her carrot cake. Jean belonged to the Gliders Club and enjoyed playing cards and bowling with her friends. She was a member in previous years of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 009, Windsor, where she volunteered to set up for many banquets. A very special thank you is extended to Barb Frank who was always there to take Jean to different functions; another special thank you to Dr. Cathryn Smith and the Staff at Dykeland Lodge, who took very good care of Jean. Arrangements have been entrusted to DeMont Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317), where visitation was held. Funeral service was held in Windsor Baptist Church, 411 King St., Windsor, where Rev. Jeffrey White officiated. Private family burial was held in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. A reception followed at the Royal Canadian Legion, Empire Lane, Windsor. Donations in memory of Jean may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, 6009 Quinpool Rd., Suite 300, Halifax, NS B3K 5J7; Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 5657 Spring Garden Rd., Box 245, Halifax, NS B3J 2R4 or to a charity of one’s choice. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting: www.demontfamilyfuneralhome.ca
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