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Subject: [CAN-NS-OBITS] GOWER, GRAVES,GROSSE (Bundy) and HUSAIN - Full Obits from: Halifax's,Chronicle Herald: Thursday April 26, 2007
Date: Tue, 1 May 2007 22:31:02 -0400 (EDT)


GOWER, Bernard Cameron
GOWER, Bernard Cameron - 73, Wentworth, passed away peacefully after a long illness in Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital in Tatamagouche. Born in Wentworth on May 1, 1933, he was a son of the late Charles and Gladys (Swallow) Gower. Bernard graduated from Tatamagouche Rural High School in 1952 and went on to join the RCAF along with his twin brother, Gerald. While in the RCAF, he was a fighter pilot with 421 Squadron, stationed in various places in Canada and Europe. He left the air force in 1958 and joined the Department of Fisheries and Oceans as a Fisheries Officer, retiring in 1991. Bernard was a charter member of the Wentworth Fire Department and a charter member of the Debert Flying Club. He was a past master of Keystone Masonic Lodge No. 102, the Central Shrine in Truro, the Truro Club and the Royal Canadian Legion in Tatamagouche, and also an active member of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed many hours at his camp. He
also enjoyed skiing and was area manager of the Wentworth Valley Ski Club for two years. Bernard will be missed by his many family and friends. He is survived by his wife, the former Marion Fraser; children, Mary Urquhart, Truro; Heather (David "Hacksaw") Matthews, Wentworth; Charles (Lorraine) Gower, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.; Ian (Mariko) Gower, Banff, Alta.; stepdaughters, Shirley (Arthur) Reid, Centreville; Millie (David) Dewar, Anderson, Ind.; eight grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; eight step great-grandchildren; twin brother, Gerald (Anne) Gower, Great Village; brothers, Walter Gower, Oxford; Norman (Jean) Gower, Wentworth; sisters, Myrtle Sprague, Wentworth; Alice MacRae, Tatamagouche; Elsie (Norman) Tattrie, North River. He was predeceased by sister, Frances Miller; brother, Joseph; granddaughter, Kathryn Fisher. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, April 27, in MacDiarmid's Funeral Home, Wentworth (447-2930), with Royal
Canadian Legion service at 6:15 p.m., and Masonic Lodge service at 6:45 p.m. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in Wentworth Recreation Centre, with Rev. Morley Bentley officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to The Terry Fox Marathon of Hope or charity of choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at:

GRAVES, Marguerite Mae
GRAVES, Marguerite Mae - 80, Canning, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2007, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Wolfville, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mildred (Spencer) Porter. She had been a homemaker who enjoyed traveling on Kings Transit, doing puzzles, walking, knitting and crocheting. She is survived by daughters, Carol Graves, Kentville; Lillian (Donald) Sanford, Waterville; and Susan (James) Hines, Centreville; sons, Lawrence (Wendy), Windsor; Richard (Eleanor) and Paul (Debbie), Canning; Brian (Christine), Kentville; Michael (Sue), New Minas; sister, Joyce Lennex, Winnipeg; 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Frederick; daughter, Edith Wentzell; brothers, Percy and Alfred. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, April 29, in White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 30. Burial will take place in Elm Grove
Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings Co. Donations in memory of Frederick, Edith and Marguerite, may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. On-line inquiries may be directed to: www.whitefamilyfuneralhome

GROSSE (Bundy), Daisy Rosella
GROSSE (Bundy), Daisy Rosella - 84, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2007, in Dartmouth General Hospital surrounded by family and friends. Born July 25, 1921, in Cherry Brook, she was a daughter of the late William and Myrtle (Colley) Bundy. She is survived by her uncle, James Colley; special daughter/caregiver, Phyllis Marsh-Jarvis, and godchild, Kyndra Taylor. She leaves to mourn many nieces, nephews and friends. She was a member of East Preston United Baptist Church, East Preston Senior Citizens' Club and several other organizations. She achieved many accomplishments, namely her designation as the first "Miss Black Nova Scotia". She was a foster mother to many young teenage girls and boys, and will be missed by many. She was predeceased by husband, Ernest Grosse; sisters, Geraldine Gough and Estelle (Charles) Glasgow (East Preston); brothers, William (Kathleen) Bundy (Cherry Brook) and Walter (Lillian) Sparks (Halifax). Funeral arrangements entrusted to Jeneen Williams,
T.K Barnard Funeral Home. Visitation and memorial service in East Preston United Baptist Church from 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service in East Preston United Baptist Church at 1 p.m. Friday, April 27, and interment in East Preston Church Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Ogueri Ohanaka. Repast to follow in East Preston Community Centre. Donations may be made to East Preston United Baptist Church or Cherry Brook United Baptist Church.

HUSAIN, Syed
HUSAIN, Syed - 76, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away on April 23, 2007. Born in Hyderabad, India, he was a son of the late Mohiuddin and Gosia Syed. He was educated in Oxford, United Kingdom, and practiced architecture in London for 15 years before moving to Canada in 1967. He worked for the Department of Public Works, Canada, for 27 years. After retiring, he enjoyed playing tennis and bridge. He is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Gundi; his children, Najef (Kara) and Vanessa (Peter), and was a very proud Opa to his grandchildren, Maja and Natasha. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters, Ali, Ahmed, Mahmood, Abid, Sultana, Afzal and Nafees, and their families. Sincere thanks to the nurses at the CCU, QEII Health Sciences Centre. He was cremated on April 24. Visiting hours will be at J.A. Snow Funeral Home on Saturday, April 28, from 2-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Syed's memory can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of
Nova Scotia.



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