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Subject: [CAN-NS-OBITS] FENWICK, FERRETTI, BISSON (Ferguson),CODY and CROWE - Full Obits from: Halifax's,Chronicle Herald: Wednesday July 9, 2008
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 18:41:51 -0400 (EDT)


FENWICK, Ronald Edgar
FENWICK, Ronald Edgar - Passed away on July 4, 2008, in Courtenay, B.C. Born in Hampton, N.B., on September 16, 1920, he was a son of the late Russell and Alice Fenwick. He joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1937 as a boy seaman and went on to serve for 21 years, including wartime service. Following his retirement from the navy he spent many years employed with CBC. Ron is survived by his wife, Freda; daughters, Shirley (Tony) Thibeault, Windsor, Ont.; Donna (Robert) Turnbull, Courtnenay, B.C.; sons, Donald (Mary-Ellen), Lake Echo; Lee (Evelyn), Toronto, Ont.; six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Interment will take place July 18 in Petite Riviere. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.

FERRETTI, Carmine
FERRETTI, Carmine - Yarmouth, formerly of Shelburne, passed away peacefully on Sunday July 6, 2008, in Veteran's Place, Yarmouth Regional Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born November 4, 1922, to the late Gertrude (Weir) and George Ferretti, he was a mechanic by trade and operated a service station for many years. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in England, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. He also served in Korea and received the Korean Volunteer Service Medal. He served in the Royal Canadian Legion as president of Loyalist Branch 63 and Zone Commander, Zone 12. He served on the Provincial Poppy Committee and was awarded a Certificate of Merit at the provincial level Royal Canadian Legion, and received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal and plaque. In 1992 he became a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion and was also a past member of the Korean Veteran's Association and also the
R.C.E.M.E. Atlantic Association. Carmine served seven years on Shelburne Town Council and was active on many committees. He was vice-president of the P.C. Association for a number of years. He was a member and contributor of the Shelburne Yacht Club and served on the Board of Governors of Shelburne Loyalist Baseball Team. He was a member of the United Church of Canada but in later years was an adherent of the Yarmouth Wesleyan Church where he made his profession of faith to the Lord. Carmine is survived by his daughters, Eileen (Jim) Wood, and Cindi (Ron) Kelly, as well as grandchildren, Colin, Mark, Christie, Jamie and Erin. He also had six great-grandchildren, Jaylin, Ashli, Faith, Owen, Megan and Mia. They were the joy of his life. Carmine is also survived by sisters, Gertrude Corey, Alymer, Que.; Mary Ashby, Georgia; Thelma Hagar, Hartford, Conn., and Aileen Purney, Kirkland Lake, Ont. He was predeceased by his wife, Amelia (Boudreau); son, John; brothers, Harold,
Arnold and John, and sister, Dorothy Colbert. Carmine spent the last six years of his life at Veteran's Unit where he received the best of care. They were like his family. His body has been donated to Dalhousie Medical School. A memorial service will be held at H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Chapel, Shelburne, on Monday, July 14, at 2 p.m. Donations may be made to Veteran's Place, Yarmouth Regional Hospital or Camp Peniel, Cedar Lake, Yarmouth. On-line condolences may be sent to: or you may sign the guest book at: www.huskilson.net

BISSON (Ferguson), Barbara K.
BISSON (Ferguson), Barbara K. - July 23, 1939 - July 5, 2008. It is with sadness and sorrow that we announce the passing of Barbara on July 5, 2008, surrounded by her family and friends in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Baie Comeau, Que., Barbara was the beloved wife of 44 years to Walter G. Bisson (whom she began dating when she was 12), as well as dear mother to Kimberly Bisson (Laurie Wigle) of Houston, Tex., and Neil Bisson (Tammy) of Seaforth. Nana will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren, Liam, Emma and Hannah. Also mourning her passing is twin, Ann (Ferguson) Howe of Vancouver and sister-in-law, Shirley Ferguson of Montreal. Barb also leaves many nieces and nephews in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver and the United States. A resident of Colby Village for 32 years, Barb was very active in the community from teaching preschoolers to being involved in tennis and the same bridge club for over 30 years. Barb was a loving homemaker who enjoyed hosting her
gourmet supper clubs, and having her table filled with family and friends. She shared a passion for gardening with her husband and enjoyed being greeted each morning by her special blue jays. Barbara took great pride in the accomplishments of her children and grandchildren, and was known to brag about them all to the neighbourhood. A special thank you to Dr. Brad Izzard and the staff at Dartmouth General Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Dartmouth General Hospital Palliative Care Unit or to Cole Harbour United Church. Cremation has taken place and family visitation will occur on Friday, July 11, from 4-7 p.m. in Cole Harbour United Church, 15 Bisset Rd., Cole Harbour. A Memorial service will follow on Saturday, July 12, at 11 a.m. in Cole Harbour United Church. May you rest in Peace - You will never be forgotten.

CODY, Marjorie Jean
CODY, Marjorie Jean - 36, of Truro, formerly of Monastery, Antigonish Co., passed away suddenly on Monday, July 7, 2008, at home. Born in Guysborough, she was a daughter of John and Shirley Cody, Guysborough. She was employed at Summer Street Industries in New Glasgow for a period of time. She is survived by sister, Doris (Julie), Antigonish; brother, John, Stellarton; nephew, Aaron (Valerie), Antigonish; foster mother, Rita MacEachern, Monastery; foster sisters, Madonna (Tony Boucher), Monastery; Marcella (Gary Saunders), Winnipeg; foster brothers, Ray (Dianne), Havre Boucher; Grant, New Brunswick; Allan (Carol), New Glasgow; Cedric (Ethel), Monastery; Donald, Ontario; Jimmy (Giselle), Monastery and Greg MacEachern (Sara), Monastery, and Lennie Grady, Ottawa; many foster nieces and nephews and other extended family. She was predeceased by her foster father, Leo MacEachern; a brother in infancy, and foster brother, Bernie MacEachern (late Diane MacDonald). Visiting will be
in St. Peter's Place, Tracadie, on Friday from 6-9 p.m. Mass in Memory of Marjorie will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Peter's Church, with Rev. John Barry presiding. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only, please. In lieu of flowers, donations to the CACL appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to C.L. Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish. On-line condolences: www.clcurry.com

CROWE, Anita Lavinia
CROWE, Anita Lavinia - 97, Bridgewater, passed away Monday, July 7, 2008, in Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Middleton, Kings Co. Born in Sable River, she was the daughter of the late Roland and Lina (Robart) Rhodenizer. Anita was a member of Bridgewater United Baptist Church and the church's Ladies Group. She was also an accomplished musician having composed songs and having them recorded. Anita enjoyed poetry, needle point and crocheting. She is survived by her daughters, Myrna Townsend, Middleton, and Marilyn (Roland) Eddy, Halifax; brother, Stanford Rhodenizer, Dayspring; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandson, along with several nieces and nephews. Anita was predeceased by her husband, Clarence; sisters, Ines, Lina, Leona, Faye, Doris, and Nedra; brothers, Arthur, Neil, and Shirley. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 10, in C.F. Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater. The Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, July 11, in
Bridgewater Untied Baptist Church, King Street, Bridgewater, Rev. Lloyd Gillieo officiating. A private family burial will follow the service in the Dayspring Cemetery. Family Flowers only, please. Memorial donations in Anita's memory may be made to the South Shore Regional Hospital or Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be made by visiting: www.sweenysfuneralhome.com



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