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From: "Douglas Sinnis" <>
Subject: [CAN-NS-OBITS] Obits - MacDonald, Bent, Flynn, Kennedy
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2008 18:54:46 -0300


OBIT # 3147 - PICTOU ADVOCATE - 7 JAN 1987 - Johnny Lewis MacDonald, 77, Bailey's Brook, died Friday, Jan. 2, in the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax. Born in Maple Ridge, Antigonish County, he was a son of the late Lewis and Mary Ann (MacLean) MacDonald. He was a retired farmer and a former employee with the Department of Transportation. He lived most of his life in Bailey's Brook and was a member of St. Mary's Church, Lismore. He is survived by his wife, the former Agnes Bowie; five sons, Lewis, Pine Tree, Pictou County; Bill, Surrey, B.C.; Francis, New Westminster, B.C.; Rod, Bailey's Brook; Douglas, at home; two daughters, Mary (Mrs Ray Simpson), California; Margaret (Mrs Ian MacDonald), Garden of Eden; a sister, Catherine (Mrs Leo Allard), Sommerville, Mass.; two foster sons, Ray and Ben Johnson, B.C.; 11 grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, Angus. Funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Mary's Church, Lismore, Rev. John MacGillivray officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Martha's Building for Health Fund.



OBIT # 3148 - HALIFAX HERALD - 21 JAN 2002 - BENT, Roy Edgar - 85, Willow Ave., New Glasgow, formerly of Middleton, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Saturday, January 19, 2002, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Forestglade, Annapolis Co., he was a son of the late Parker David and Lily Blanche (Schofield) Bent. He was a wireless operator with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. Roy lived in southern Ontario for 30 years, moving to Willow Ave. in 1977 where he owned and operated Roy Bent Burner Service for 10 years before retiring. He enjoyed gardening, playing Bridge, reading, square dancing, maritime fiddle music and Tai Chi at the YMCA. Surviving are daughters, Susan "Sue" Bent, Piedmont; Linda (Hal) MacDonald, Stellarton; sons, Ross (Maureen), Oakville, Ont.; Keith (Corinne), New Glasgow; David (Sarah), Santa Rosa, Calif.; sisters, Doris Bent, Middleton; Enid Baker, Margaretsville; Kath (John) Osbourne, Waterville, Me.; Anna Skaling, Wilmont; Marion Lundgren, Portland, Me.; Phyllis Bent, Muriel Bent, Middleton; brothers, Alden (Pansy), Dover-Foxcroft, Me.; Forest (Jane), Wolfville; Gerald (Ruth), Dartmouth; sisters-in-law, Bertilla Bent, Derwent, Alta.; Donna Bent,

Clarence; brother-in-law, Dennis McDowell, Morgantown, W.Va.; eight grandchildren; threegreat-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Evelyn McDowell, Jean Morgan; brothers, Murray, George. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday in First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow, Rev. Dr. Glen Matheson officiating. Interment of ashes will be in Pine Grove Cemetery at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations may be made in his memory to a charity of choice.



OBIT # 3149 - HALIFAX HERALD - 21 JAN 2002 - FLYNN, Evelyn Mae - 84, 34 Dover Ave., New Glasgow, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2002, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in New Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Jessie (MacNeil) Morgan. She was a school teacher retiring from the Trenton School system in 1978. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and the International Reading Association. She was a teacher and judge of highland dancing and was very active with the V.O.N. Spell-a-thon. She was a member of Saint John The Baptist Roman Catholic Church where she was a life member of the C.W.L., past member of the Liturgy Committee and Lector. Surviving are her husband of 58 years, Robert; sons, Michael "Tawson", at home; Barry (Charlene), Stellarton; grandchildren, Patti (Colin) MacLeod, Shane (Serena) MacDougall, Meredith Flynn, Patricia Flynn, three great-grandchildren; sisters, Francis Worthylake, Meaford, Ont.; Marjorie Morgan, New Glasgow; Jean (Alistair) Livingstone, Stellarton; Ann Cullen, Stellarton; Mona (John) Anderson, Lower Sackville; brother, William, Hamilton, Ont. She was predeceased by her daughter, Patricia; son-in-law, Clifford MacDougall;

brother, Arthur; sister, Kathleen at birth. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday in Saint John The Baptist Roman Catholic Church, New Glasgow, Father Regis Halloran officiating. Burial in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Victorian Order of Nurses.



OBIT # 3150 - HALIFAX HERALD - 21 JAN 2002 - KENNEDY, William R. "Bud", LLB, QC - 76, Central New Annan, passed away January 18, 2002, after a morning of skating, one of his regular and favourite activities. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Ross and Della (Daley) Kennedy. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force overseas during the Second World War. He was a graduate of Dalhousie Law School and practised in Truro until his move to Ontario where he served as Crown Prosecutor for a number of years and was later appointed to the Bench as Provincial Court Judge where he served for eight years. During his years in Ontario, he and his wife and children grew and operated a large "Pick Your Own" organic strawberry business of which he was very proud. He loved to work the fields and instill that same pride in the land in his children. He chose an early retirement and moved home to his beloved Nova Scotia and ancestral home. In 1979 he returned to the practice of law with offices both in Truro and Tatamagouche until his retirement in 1995. He was a past member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 64, Tatamagouche. Over the years, he served on many boards including Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, North Shore Recreational Centre and the Alice Street School 50th Reunion. He enjoyed his years of coaching the men's New Annan hockey team. Some of his many hobbies he enjoyed over the years and into his retirement were fishing, hunting, his new fish pond, hockey, gardening, reading and travelling. He and his wife celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this past summer with family and friends. He lived deliberately and

passionately, as anyone that knew him would attest. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, the former Marion McCully; children, Ross, Truro; Carolyn (Andrew) Bear Robe, Calgary; Jim (Val), Geraldton, Ont.; Jane (Jamie) Foote, Tatamagouche; 16 grandchildren; brother, Jim (Evelyn), Stewiacke; sister, Shirley Kennedy-MacDonald, Truro; 10 nieces and nephews. Family visitation with cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be Tuesday, January 22, at 2 p.m. in Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 64, Tatamagouche. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Tatamagouche Elementary School Playground Equipment Fund, North Shore Recreational Centre, North Shore Health Services Foundation or Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 64.


Doug & Jean Sinnis


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