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From: (Carol MacLean)
Subject: Cape Breton Deaths July 05, 2006 Wednesday
Date: Tue, 04 Jul 2006 22:29:16 -0700

Cape Breton Deaths July 05, 2006 Wednesday

Bryne Robert Rogers 58, GLACE BAY It is with great sadness that we announce
the passing of Bryne Rogers of 275 Lake Rd., Glace Bay, at the Glace Bay
Hospital, after a short illness with cancer. Born in Glace Bay, he was the
son of Agnes (Melnick) and the late Robert Rogers. Bryne left Glace Bay at
an early age and lived in Toronto. Anything he tried his hand at he did
well. He worked for many years in a furniture factory repairing and
building furniture. He was also an excellent autobody mechanic and car
painter. His last job was with Ontario Hydro until a serious car accident
forced him to leave work. He enjoyed ice fishing in winter and smelt
fishing off the Glace Bay wharf. Bryne had a generous heart and would do
anything for people if he could. His pride and joy
was his beautiful daughter, Amanda, whom he loved dearly. Bryne enjoyed
spending time with his family and friends. He will be sadly missed by all
knew and loved him. Besides his mother, Agnes (Melnick) Rogers, Bryne is
survived by his wife, Donna Servinis, Oshawa, Ont., and daughter, Amanda
Rogers, Oshawa, Ont. Also surviving are brothers, Bernie (Janice) Rogers,
Calgary, Alta., Blair (Charlotte) Rogers, Glace Bay, and Barry (Donna)
Rogers, Reserve Mines; two sisters, Bev (Robert) Gilbert, Springhill, N.S.,
and Brenda
(Pierre) Des Roches, Moncton, N.B. He was predeceased by grandchild, Nile
Rogers and by his father, Robert Rogers. Cremation has taken place under
the care and direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St.,
Glace Bay. There will be no visitation by request of the deceased. Funeral
mass will take place at 3 p.m.,Wednesday July 5, 2006, at Holy Cross Church
with Fr. John Graham officiating. Burial will follow in the parish
cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society
would be appreciated.
Online condolences are available to the Rogers family through

Joseph Burland 'Booie' Andrews 1936-2006 It is with great sadness we, the
family, announce the passing of Booie Andrews in the Glace Bay Hospital,
July 3, 2006, surrounded by his family who loved him more than words can
He will be missed by everyone that knew him. Booie was born in Glace Bay,
the son of the late Clifford and Esther (Murphy) Andrews. He was always a
happy person with a g reat sense of humour who could keep you entertained
with stories of he and his friends growing up in his beloved McKay's
Corner. An avid horse racing fan, he had many friends from Tartan Downs,
loved to have a game of cards with his buddies from Mick's Barber Shop and
Porky's Auto Shop. He played ball and hockey and was a member of the
Cinderella Junior Miners hockey team 1955-56. Booie worked in No. 4 and
No. 26 collieries, the machine shop and Devco's transportation department,
retiring with 32 years service. He was a devote member of Holy Cross
parish. Booie is survived by his wife of 50 years, Dolores (Garcia)
Andrews; daughters, Francine Crawford (Joe), Ontario, Annette Maxwell,
Dolores 'Itsy' Neville (Leo), Gail (Shawn) Tobin, Paula (Billy) Ransome;
grandchildren, Travis and Nadine Crawford, Ontario, Kirk
(Jamie) Neville, Sydney, Ryan Tobin, Anthony and Andree Maxwell, Hayley
Ransome, Tyler and Jessica McPherson; his devoted brother, Tommie (Theresa)
Andrews; sisters, Rene LaBelle (Pat), Mary Carroll (Eddie); sister-in-law,
Frances (Garcia) Browne, Texas; and a number of nieces and nephews. Besides
his parents, Booie was predeceased by a son in infancy, sister, Vivian
Virture, brothers-in-law, Willie Virture, Clarence LaBelle, Tony and
Jackie Garcia, mother-in-law, Gertie (O'Handley) Garcia, stepfather-in-law,
Juckey Jackson. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7- 9 p.m., Thursday, July 6,
2006, in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral
mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m., Friday in Holy Cross Church with Fr.
John Graham officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery,
McLeod's Crossing, McKay's Corner. Online condolences to the Andrews family
can be received through
In our hearts you'll always be Until we meet again.

Angus MacInnis DEC. 24, 1915-JULY 3, 2OO6 It is with great sadness that we
announce the passing of Mr. Angus MacInnis of 15 Rockdale Ave., Glace Bay,
at the Glace Bay Healthcare Complex, in his 90th year. Angus was born in
Inverness, N.S., and was the youngest son of John S. MacInnis and Mary
MacIsaac of River Street in Inverness. He moved to Glace Bay as a young man
to work in the mines. He was the last surviving member of his immediate
family. Angus is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, the former Martha
Monnon of Inverness;
and a nephew, Rickey (Sharon) McInnis, whom he raised. He was predeceased
by a son, Wayne Alphonse and a nephew, Carter (Faye) McInnis,who was also
raised in the McInnis home. Angus is also survived by numerous other
nephews and nieces.
Angus was predeceased by four sisters, Cassie (Hugh) McIsaac, Inverness,
Peggy (Joe) MacKenna, Massachusetts, Kaye (Francis) MacNeil, Glace Bay, and
Tina (Carter) Joncas, Dartmouth. Two brothers predeceased him, Stephen of
St. Catharines and Alexander (Mary) of Inverness. Angus spent most of his
working life as a water treatment plant operator at Seaboard Power Plant,
retiring in 1981 at the age of 65. He particularlyenjoyed the comradeship
of the workers at Seaboard and loved to relate stories of events that
happened at the plant and experiences in the mines. Bowling was Angus's
love when it came to sports and he bowled in the Seaboard, KOC and St.
Anne's League for manyyears. He particularly enjoyed the many KOC
provincial bowling tournaments and the friendships they fostered. A
lifelong third degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Angus was always
fond of a good poker game with his buddies at the rooms. In religion,
Angus was an ardent member of St. Anne's parish where he served as a
hospitality minister, a funeral mass server and a collections recorder for
many years. A true gentleman, Angus was a ready friend to all he met.
Visitation for Mr.MacInnis will be from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday,
July 5th in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay.
Funeral mass will be celebrated 11a.m.Thursday, July 6th at St. Anne's
Church with Fr. Leo Boone officiating. Burial will follow in theparish
cemetery. Members of the KOC areasked to assemble in the funeral home at
7:30 p.m. Wednesday (this evening). Donations in Angus's memory may be made
to a charity of choice. Online condolences are available to the McInnis
family through

Thelma Theresa McKenna Thelma Theresa McKenna passed away peacefully June
29, 2006, at the age of 74, in Victoria, B.C.Thelma was born July 3, 1931,
in Sydney, N.S. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Arthur;
daughters, Joanne (Bob), Tara; son, Brian (Lynn); grandchildren, Jason
Gray, granddaughters, Heather Gray, Brianna, Emily, Joy James;
grandchildren, Stacey and Cody Robertson and great-grandson, Jacob Arthur
McKenna. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, July 5 at 2 p.m. at
First Memorial Funeral Services Chapel, 4725 Falaise Dr., Victoria, B.C.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Victoria Hospice

Thelma (McGillivray) McKenna Thelma (McGillivray) McKenna, born July 3,
1931, is now resting peacefully with the Lord after a long battle with
cancer. Daughter of the late Curry McGillivray. Thelma was a graduate of
Holy Angles Convent at the tender age of 16 and she also worked at the Cape
Breton Post for many years. She will be sadly missed and always remembered
by her siblings, Donald (Red) McGillivray, Mary (Zila) Doucette and Judy
Guenette, all of Ontario, and Regina (Gena) Binns, Sydney, plus her many
nieces and nephews who loved her very much. Thelma was predeceased by her
brothers, Colin and Reginald.

Jeannette Usher 82, SYDNEY Jeannette Usher of Cabot House passed away
Sunday, July 2, 2006, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in
Cap Lumiere, N.B., she was the daughter of the late Edward and Anita
(Leblanc) Richard. She was a registered nurse working at hospitals in
Worchester, Mass., and Fontana, Calif. She was predeceased by her husband,
William Usher, brothers, Edgar and Odion Richard. She is survived by her
daughter, Mary, wife of John Bogdan of Paxton, Mass.; her grandchildren,
Christopher Bogdan, Kimberly Overbey, Jennifer Bogdan, Brian Bogdan and
Shawn Bogdan. She is also survived by her brother, Zoel (Yvonne) Richard,
Massachusetts; sister, Theresa (Orrison) Sweet, California; many nieces
and nephews including special nephews, Terry (Irene) Usher and Nicholas
(June) Usher and her close friend, Joan Ferguson. Visitation will take
place Friday, July 7, 2006, from 7-9 p.m. at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral
Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m.,
Saturday, July 8, 2006, at St.Alphonsus Church, South Bar, with Fr. Lester
Marchand officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Donations in
Jeannette's memory may be made to St.Alphonsus Parish Building Fund. Online
condolences may be sent to our webpage at
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of . . .


Cape Breton Deaths courtesy of CBGHA http://www.rootsweb.com/~nscbgha/

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