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From: "Douglas Sinnis" <>
Subject: [CAN-NS-OBITS] Obituaries (56-60)
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 17:46:53 -0300


DICKSON, Margaret - 81, Westville, formerly of Florence, died October 14, 1998, in Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Margaret (Henderson) Dickson. She was a member of Wilson United Church, Florence, and an adherent of St. Paul's United Church, Westville. She was employed at Harbourview Hospital, Sydney Mines, for many years until her retirement. She served in the Second World War with the Canadian Women's Army Corps (CWAC) and was a past member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 83, Ladies Auxiliary, Florence. Surviving are sister, Catherine (Katie) (Mrs. Fred Gregor), New Waterford; a sister-in-law; two nieces; five nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Henrietta Dickson, Ellen (Nellie) McGillivary; brothers, William, Thomas, Robert, Andrew, John, James (Buddy). No visitation by family request. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in Fillmore &amp; Whitman Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Duncan Roach officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery, Sydney Mines. No flowers by family request. Donations to any charity.


DOYLE, Edward Patrick - 48, Lower Sackville, died December 28, 1993, at home. Born in Erinville, Guysborough County, he was a son of Rose Bridgett (Kelly) Doyle, Armville, Guysborough County and the late Arthur I. Doyle. He was employed for many years with the Bedford-Sackville County District School Board. He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret MacIsaac; two sons, Troy Edward, Arthur John Patrick, both at home; three brothers, Henry, Antigonish; Kevin, Erinville; Bernard Joseph, Lower Sackville; two sisters, Marguerite (Mrs. Alexander Chisholm), Antigonish; Carmel (Mrs. Anthony Benoit), Pomquet, Antigonish County. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-12 noon Friday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, Lower Sackville, Rev. Owen Connolly officiating. Burial will be in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.


DOYLE, Clarence T. - 88, Erinville, Guysborough Co., died November 14, 1998, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital. Born in Erinville, he was a son of the late Edward and Sadie (Horton) Doyle. He worked in the lumbering and Christmas tree industry. He was a member of St. Thomas Parish. Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Annie (Kelly); daughters, Juanita and husband Ralph Courtnage, Moose Jaw, Sask.; Joanne and husband Chuck Curry, Antigonish; sons, Lloyd and wife Laura, Ronnie and wife Wanda, Erinville; sister, Rita Theriault, Antigonish; 14

grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, Tommy; sisters, Lillian, Nellie May, Clara Mabel; brothers, Henry, Leo, Vincent, Arthur. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish. Funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in St. Thomas Church, Salmon River, Rev. Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Thomas Cemetery fund.

DUNCANSON, John Victor

DUNCANSON, John Victor - 80, Falmouth, Hants Co., passed away on Thursday,

January 14, 1999, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born August 25, 1918, in Windsor, Hants Co., he was a son of the late John Maxner and Adelaide (Aylward) Duncanson. He attended schools in Falmouth and Windsor and graduated from Queen's University, Kingston, Ont. He served in the Canadian Armed Forces between 1940 and 1946. After returning from overseas, he was employed in the personnel and labour relations field in Alberta, New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec. He retired from the industry in 1981 and returned to the family farm in Falmouth, wintering in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. John had a keen interest in the history of Hants County and his writings include the history of the early settlement and genealogies of the founding families of Falmouth, Newport, Rawdon and Douglas. His most recent research covered Nova Scotian vessels shipwrecked or disabled in the United States coastal waters. He served for some time on the executive of the West Hants Historical Society and the Clan Donnachaidh Society of Nova Scotia. He held memberships in the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society; Genealogical Society of Nova Scotia; Kings County Historical Society; Bishop Family Association; Broward County Genealogical Society (Florida); 84th Regiment of Foot Regimental Association; Royal Canadian Legion, Hants County Branch 9, Winsor and the Nova Scotia Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society. He was a member of Christ Church (Anglican), Windsor. His contributions to the heritage of his native province have been recognized by a number of organizations, Canadian Historical Association, West Hants Historical Society, Genealogical Society of Nova Scotia and Federation of Nova Scotian Heritage. In 1993 he was named planter scholar by Acadia University for his research on the New England Planter migration to Nova Scotia. He is survived by his sisters, Elizabeth (Mrs. Harry Andrews), Toronto; June (Mrs. Robert Campbell), Ottawa; several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Barbara Duncanson, Gloria Mosher; brother, Charles in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King St., from where Royal Canadian Legion, Hants County Branch 9, Windsor, will hold a legion tribute 7 p.m. Sunday. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, January 18, in Christ Church, Kings Street, Windsor. Burial to follow in Centre Falmouth Cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.


DUNBAR, H. Arthur - 77, 127 Pleasant St., Stellarton, died April 11, 1995, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Stellarton, he was a son of the late Hugh J. and Mary (Kerr) Dunbar. He was an employee of the Nova Scotia Liquor Commission, retiring after 33 years. He was a member and elder of First Presbyterian Church; branch 28, Royal Canadian Legion; Keith Masonic Lodge 23, all in Stellarton; a veteran of the Second World War and was a resident of Stellarton all his life. Surviving are his wife, the former Marion Frances Fulmer; sons, Leonard Harry, Ronald Arthur, Ottawa; two grandsons; sisters, Jessie (Mrs. Don Chisholm), Lower Coverdale, N.B.; Dorothy (Mrs. Hugh Cruickshank), Stellarton; Peggy (Mrs. Fred Ashton), Ontario; brother, William Warren, New Glasgow. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Mary R. Gosman; brothers, George Raymond, John W. No visitation. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday in First Presbyterian Church, Rev. Charles MacPherson officiating. Burial in Lorne Street Cemetery. Donations to First Presbyterian Church elevator fund or any charity. Arrangements under the direction of H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton.

Doug & Jean Sinnis

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