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From: (Carol MacLean)
Subject: [NS-CB] Cape Breton Deaths October 23, 2006 Monday
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2006 07:25:28 -0700

Cape Breton Deaths October 23, 2006 Monday

Brenda (May) Campbell-MacKay March 7, 1957-Oct. 21, 2006 Glace Bay It is
with great sadness that we, the family of Brenda Campbell-MacKay, RN,
announce her peaceful passing, after a long and courageous battle with
cancer. Brenda passed away on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006 at her residence
surrounded by her loving family and friends. Born in Glace Bay, Brenda was
the daughter of the late William and Madeline (Mullins) May. Brenda
attended St. Michael's High School and is a 1977
graduate of St. Rita's School of Nursing, Sydney and worked at the former
Glace Bay General Hospital, Pediatrics Dept. and later at the Glace Bay
Hospital, South Street, on the medical/surgical unit. Brenda played on a
softball team named the 'Loonie Tunes'. She enjoyed dancing, country music
(George Canyon), swimming, children, visiting the casino, playing cards and
watching her favourite soap operas and game shows. She especially enjoyed
spending time with family and friends and her longtime companion, Fluffy.
Throughout her illness, Brenda always maintained a positive attitude and
strong spirit and the courage with which she faced her illness was an
inspiration to all of those around her and to all of those whom she has
come in contact with. She will be deeply missed and always in our hearts.
Brenda is survived by her husband, Allan MacKay; two sons, Joey Campbell,
Fort Nelson, B.C. and Robbie Campbell, at home. Also surviving are sisters,
Shirley ( Jack) Dawson, Elaine (Danny) Morrison, Norma (Dave) Curran and
brothers, John (Kay) May and Bill (Nancy) May, loving aunt, Betty May,
along with several nieces and nephews; mother-inlaw, Frances MacKay,
Dominion; brothers and sisters-in-law of the MacKay family, as well as
longtime best friend, Phyllis Currie and two goddaughters, Terri (Morrison)
Whitty and Melissa Butts. Visitation for Brenda Campbell-MacKay will be
held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today (Monday) in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16
Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be celebrated 2 p.m. on Tuesday,
Oct. 24, 2006 at St. Anne's Church, Glace Bay. Fr. Leo Boone will be
officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Family and
friends extend sincere thanks for the care and support of the VON and
Palliative Care services, especially Cathy Ferguson and the nurses and
doctors of the Cancer Clinic, especially, Dr. Ron McCormick as well as to
the staff of ambulatory care. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in
Brenda's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or Palliative Care.
Online condolences to the Campbell- MacKay family are available through

Florence MacLeod 92, Glace Bay It is with great sadness that we announce
the passing Florence MacLeod, 92, on Friday, Oct. 20, 2006. She was a
resident of the Cove Guest Home, Sydney, and formerly of Fifth Street,
Glace Bay. Born in Glace Bay, Florence was the daughter of the late Alex F.
and Margaret Marion (Ross) MacLeod. Florence was on the staff New Aberdeen
School for 44 years, most of that time as a teacher of grade two. An
esteemed and valued member of Warden United Church, she served as C.G.I.T.
leader, secretary of the Board of Stewards, a member of session, and on
the official board. Florence had a love
for all people and she was a gift from God to all who knew her. Florence is
survived by a sister, Catherine, Sydney; nephews, Henry (Catherine)
Thornhill, Ont.; Ross (Pat), Burlington Ont.; Allan Roger, Saskatoon,
Sask.; H. Murray (Elizabeth), Tecumseh, Ont.; niece, Chyleen (Richard)
Lobsinger, Mildmay, Ont. Florence was predeceased by her stepmother, Jennie
(MacVicar) MacLeod; brothers, Major H. Murray, Sergeant Alexander Ross, Dr.
Donald Murdock and John William (Buck) MacLeod. Visitation for the late
Florence MacLeod will be held today (Monday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in
Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 UnionSt., Glace Bay, 849-7520. Funeral
service will be held Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006 at 2 p.m. in Warden United
Church, the Rev. Eric Lynk officiating. Interment will take place in
Drummond Memorial Cemetery, Ross' Ferry at a later date. In lieu of
flowers, donations in Florence's memory may be made to Warden United Church
or a charity of one's choice. Online condolence may be sent to

Aileen Rudderham Baddeck/Sydney It is with heart felt sadness that the family of
Aileen Rudderham announce her peaceful passing on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, at
the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Aileen was born in Toronto on
Jan. 27, 1940, to the late Marion (Roberts) and Alfred Warnholtz. She lived
most of her life in Baddeck and Sydney and lived the last 12 years in
Edwardsville. Her years of employment included working in the United
States, Baddeck Post Office,
Stora Kopperberg, General Office Annex Building. She worked for the Canadian
Broadcasting Corporation for over 30 years, retiring in 1995. Aileen was a
member of St. Andrew's United Church and the UCW. Her love of animals was
apparent serving the SPCA Auxiliary since 1972. Aileen enjoyed life to the
fullest savouring every moment with her family, friends and animals. A true
nurturer, she found tremendous joy in helping people, animals, birds, all
living things. She was always conscious of her oneness with nature and her
creator. Aileen influenced all people she encountered with many life
lessons on love, kindness, compassion, determination, tolerance, courage
and acceptance. She found positive in everyone and everything, never
yielding from her faith and desire to do the best she could for all. She
will continue to be an inspiration for all those who had the privilege of
knowing and loving her - 'The Wind Beneath Our Wings'. Left to mourn with
loving memories are her husband, Emerson; daughter, Kelley (Clarence)
Chiasson; stepchildren, Wayne (Marie), Brent (Faye), Drew (Erica), Dean
(Hazel), Scott (Lisa) and Willard (Tanya); grandchildren, Shanna,
Shealynn, Samantha, Jessica, Dane, Brett, Samantha, Gisele, Benjamin,
Janice, Michael, Abbey, Beth, Andrew and Erin; niece, Cindy; grandniece,
Jamie and nephew, Jimmy (Jo). Also stepsisters, Andrea (Rob) Brown, Patti
(Vance) Stephenson, Paula Flynn; stepbrother, Walter (Janice) Langille and
aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many special friends. Aileen was
predeceased by her parents, Alfred and Marion (Roberts) Warnholtz; sister,
Elizabeth 'Betty' Skinner; grandparents, Thomas and Annie Roberts and
special parents, Alton and Judy Langille. Cremation has taken place.
Funeral service will take place Saturday, 4 p.m. at St. Andrew's Church
with Rev. Stephen Mills officiating. Memorials may be made to St. Andrew's
Church, SPCA, Palliative Care or a charity of one's choice. Arrangements
under the care of Sydney Memorial Chapel. Condolences may be sent to the
family at

Lawrence 'Gerard' Kelly Catalone It is with great sadness, that we, the family
announce the passing of Gerard Kelly, which occurred at home, Saturday,
Oct. 21, 2006, surrounded by his loving family. Gerard passed peacefully
and with the same pride and dignity that he lived his life. Born in Old
Town, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Louise (Ranson) Kelly. Gerard
was a veteran and served his country in Germany and Egypt. He retired from
the Royal Canadian Air Force after 25 years of service. He was an active
member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 62, Louisbourg. His pride and
joy was the construction of the Veterans' Memorial Park in Louisbourg. He
is survived by his loving wife, the fomer
Hazel Balser; one daughter, Wendy, Sydney; one son, David, Digby; brothers,
Joe (Vera), Hornes Road and Bob (Eve), Catalone; three sisters, Mary (Abe)
Pelley, Cambridge, Ont., Levenia Walsh, Catalone and Sandra (Francis)
Burke, New Glasgow. Gerard is also survived by his mother-inlaw, Mrs.
Winona Balser, Digby; three brothers-inlaw, Charlie Balser, Georges River,
Willard (Debbie) Balser, Digby and Oscar (Eleanor) Balser, Bear River;
three sisters-in-law, Laura (Howard) Prime, Digby, Jean (Emanuel) Lawrence,
Halifax and Ruth Anne (Gary) Sabean, Digby and a number of nieces and
nephews. Besides his parents, Gerard was predeceased by his baby sister,
Flora, and father-in-law, Dave Balser. Visitation for the late Gerard Kelly
will take place tonight (Monday) from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006
from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Stella Maris Church, Louisbourg. Funeral mass will
be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006 in Stella Maris Church, Louisbourg
with Fr. Patrick O'Neill officiating. Burial to follow in Stella Maris
Parish Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Diabetic
Association or a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to our
webpage at
Funeral arrangements under the direction of...

Linus Joseph Arsenault 77, Sydney The death of Linus Joseph Arsenault, 77, of
Sydney, occurred on Friday, Oct. 20, 2006 at the Cape Breton Regional
Hospital, Sydney. Born in Margaree, Inverness Co. on April 29, 1929, Linus
was the son of the late Alex and Helen (LeBlanc) Arsenault. Linus was
employed at Club Champlain (French Club) for the last 34 years and had
worked until July of this year when his illness prevented him from
continuing. He is survived by his daughter, Dolphine (Wayne Rossetti),
Sydney; his sons Alex, Charlotttetown, P.E.I.; Arthur and Allen, Sydney;
brothers Clifford (June), Sydney; Raymond (Pat), Brampton, Ont.; Robert,
Toronto; sister, Isabelle Tell, Sydney and his ten grandchildren. He was
predeceased by his wife, Mary Helen (Poirier); his sisters Julia, Mary Jane
Delaney and his brothers Emile and Joseph. Visitation for the late Mr.
Arsenault will take place at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, second level on
Monday, 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral mass will be
celebrated on Wednesday, at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Heart Church with Rev.
Jim Oliver officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to the Canadian
Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to

Mary Georgina Timmons Halifax Passed away peacefully in St. Vincent's
Guesthouse, Oct. 21, 2006, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late
Herman Timmons until his death in 2004. Born Aug. 16, 1918, in Inverness,
Cape Breton, to the late Mary Jane and Archie Campbell. Survived by loving
sisters, Margaret (Bill Bridgeo) and Helen (MacLean) and countless nieces
and nephews to whom she gave constant love and support. Predeceased by
sisters, Annie, Sadie (MacIsaac); brothers, John (Shorty) and Fred.
Georgina graduated from St. FX in 1940, and began a long career in
dietetics that included 25 years as Head Dietician in St.
Joseph's Hospital in Toronto, and 10 years with Department of Health in the
Province of Nova Scotia. Devoted to her family and her work throughout her
life, Georgina was also dedicated to many charities including Meals on
Wheels, and Zonta. She was loved and admired for her generosity, strength,
humour and dignity. Heartfelt appreciation to the staff of the 6th floor of
St. Vincent's for their care and compassion over the last 22 months.
Visitation at Snows Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., on Tuesday, Oct. 24,
2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Church, 2 Melody Drive, on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Interment will take place 1
p.m. on Thursday in Inverness at Stella Maris Cemetery. E-mail condolences
may be sent to

Alexander Joseph MacKenzie Thorold, Ontario Our family regrets to announce
the sudden death of our brother Alex at the Niagara General Hospital on
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006. Alex was a resident of Thorold, Ont., and a
longtime employee of Algoma Central Marine. Alex was born in Sydney, N.S.
March 19, 1955, the son of the late Anastasia and Peter MacKenzie, Coady
Street. He is survived by sisters, Mary (David), Pauline (Richard),
Catherine, Peggy (Frank), Delores (George), Geraldine, Genevieve (Suhong)
and brothers, Peter (Deanna), Archie, George and John. He was predeceased
by brother, Michael. Cremation has taken place. A private interment will
take place at a later date. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer

Alice C. Hunter 89, Baddeck Alice Christine Hunter, 89 of Baddeck, passed
away Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006 at the Alderwood Rest Home. Born in Sydney,
she was the daughter of the late Donald and Jennie (Davidson) Nicholson.
She was retired as a C.N.A. working in Kentville, Point Edward, Cape
Breton, Moncton, N.B. and later years in the SydneyCity Hospital.Alice was
a member of Bethel Presbyterian
Church, former member of the John GeddiesAtlantic Mission Society and the
Martha Rebeccah Lodge. She was a volunteer with the CancerMount Program for
over ten years. She is survived by three daughters, Jeanette(George)
Reynolds, Judy (Tony) Bentley of Kentville, N.S. and Donna of Baddeck and
son, William of Halifax. Also two sisters, Mora (Duncan) Johnson, Ontario
and Viola (Mac) Garland, Baddeck; two brothers, Clarence of Baddeck and
Ernie of Whycocomagh; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Willard Dan; two brothers, Ian and Eric
andthree sisters, Irene, Della and Ina. Visitation will be held at Sydney
Memorial Chapel today (Monday), 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take
place Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Bethel Presbyterian Church, Sydney, Rev. Robert
Lyle officiating. Burial will take place at Little Narrows Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Alderwood Rest
Home or the Cancer Society. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Vincent David Sunderland 1952-2006, Moncton, N.B. Vincent David Sunderland
age 54 of Moncton, passed away Friday, Oct. 20, 2006 at the Moncton
Hospital surrounded by his loving family, following a 17-month battle with
cancer. Born Jan. 8, 1952, in Sydney, Nova Scotia, he was a son of the late
Roy Sunderland and Marguerite (Ponee). Vince was highly regarded as an
educator and administrator. He recently retired after serving 28 years with
School District 2, having spent 10 years as a vice-principal at Riverview
High School and 18 years as a teacher at Harrison Trimble High School.
Vince was a great teacher and storyteller, even outside of the classroom.
He was an avid outdoorsman who loved cross-country skiing, canoeing and
camping. Vince's love of music and 'The King' were overshadowed only by his
unwavering devotion to the Habs. He will be fondly remembered for his
unique sense of humour, as those who recall his "unknown comic" days can
attest. Throughout his life Vince gave a lot of his time to the community
as a scout leader, soccer coach, baseball coach, a board member of the John
Howard Society and a member of the Irishtown Nature Park Committee. He will
be sadly missed by his best friend and loving wife of 31 years, Jane
(Whalen); his three children, Jeff (Cara), Marsha, Kelly; grandson, Owen,
mother, Peggy Sunderland, brother, Terry and sisters; Pam Thorpe, Susan
Sunderland, Jackie Sunderland, Cheryl Card (Gordon). He was predeceased by
his father Roy Sunderland in 2002. The remains are resting at Cadman
Bowness Funeral Home, 114 Alma Street, with visiting hours today (Monday)
from 2-5 and 7-9 pm with parish prayers at 8:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 24,
from 1-3 p.m. The funeral will be held at St. Augustine's Roman Catholic
Church on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 4 p.m. with Fr. Phil Mulligan officiating.
Burial will be held in the Elmwood
Cemetery, Moncton. In Vince's memory donations may be made to the Brain
Tumour Foundation of Canada, the Canadian Diabetes Association or the MS

Annie Elizabeth Markiw Sept. 7, 1923-Oct. 21, 2006 Annie Elizabeth Markiw,
83, of 142 Alexander St., Glace Bay, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at the
Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of
the late James and Mary Carroll. She is survived by her loving husband of
61 years, Stephen; daughter, Elaine (Greg) Hines, Glace Bay; sisters,
Francie (Bill) Evasuk,
Glace Bay and Helen Cruickshank, Toronto. She is also survived by four nieces
and a nephew, including a special niece, Darlene Evasuk (Leonard)
MacDonald, Glace Bay. She was predeceased by sisters, Mary Salyzyn and
Catherine Marchyson and also by a niece Mary Leonard. Annie was a member
of St. Anne's parish
and was involved in many areas of parish affairs. She belonged to the St.
Anne's Sodality and St. Anne's Altar Society. She was a long time member of
the women's choir at the church. In addition, she served with Books on
Wheels at St. Joseph's Hospital and later the Glace Bay Community
Hospital.Annie spent many of her hours doing fancy work and baking for
friends and neighbours. She will be greatly missed by her family and wide
circle of friends.Visitation for Annie Markiw will take place at Curry's
Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Glace Bay, today (Monday), 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The
Glace Bay Council of the Knights of Columbus
will assemble at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home for a prayer service.
Funeral mass will be held at St. Anne's Church Tuesday at 10a.m. Burial
will be at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. By request family flowers only,
may be made to a favourite charity.

Helen Anna 'DoDo' Clancey May 28, 1924-Oct. 20, 2006 Helen Anna 'DoDo'
(MacDougall) Clancey, 82, Lower Sackville, formerly of Robie Street,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, passed away peacefully Oct. 20, 2006 in the QEII
Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, surrounded by her family
after abrief illness.
Born May 28, 1924, in Pictou, N.S. she was a daughter of the late Daniel
and Anna (MacCarthy) MacDougall. Mum loved her frequent visits from her
grandchildren, her visits to Pictou and her long chats with her brother,
Peter. Mum will be dearly missed by everyone whose lives she touched. Helen
is survived by her daughters, Dawn Marie Clancey and Nancey 'Sis' Trueman
(Nelson), both of Lower Sackville; sons, Charles, Lower Sackville; Wayne
(Colleen), New Waterford. Helen was grandmother to Greg Trueman (Lisa),
Cherie Lynn Sampson (Jason), Richelle Scott (Jeremy), Jason, Leanne, Sean,
Erica, Erin, Matthew and Laura Clancey; great-grandmother 'Big Nanny DoDo'
to Blake and Ashton Trueman, Kyle and Lauren Sampson and Tucker Scott;
sisters, Phyllis 'Tuille' MacDonald, Halifax; Shirley (Ralph) Power,
Pictou; brothers, Peter (Helen) MacDougall, Pictou; Lyle MacDougall, Lyons
Brook; several nieces and nephews. Helen was predeceased by her husband,
Walter 'Bud' Clancey; granddaughter, CatherineJean in infancy; sister,
Gladys Melvin. Family visitation took place on Sunday, noon
to 1:30 p.m. Public visitation was held 2-4 and 7- 9 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 22,
2006 in Atlantic FuneralHome, 125 Sackville Drive. Funeral service willtake
place on Monday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel, Fr. Lloyd O'Neill
officiating. Reception to follow in the funeral home family receptionarea.
Interment will take place Tuesday in Camp Hill Cemetery, Robie Street,
Halifax. Donations in Helen's memory may be made to St. Agnes Centre Fund,
New Waterford, Nova Scotia.
Special thank you to the staff in the QEII Health Sciences Centre-8.1 for
their special care, kindness and support to mom and our family.


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