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From: Carol MacLean <>
Subject: [NS-CB] Cape Breton Deaths February 07, 2012 Tuesday
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2012 06:46:03 -0800


Cape Breton Deaths February 07, 2012 Tuesday

There are 5 obituaries published for today

Francis 'Francie' Alfred Turner
Evelyn (Mollon) Goodman
Mark Doucet
Lorne Alexander Grant
Dorothy Mae Mills

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Francis 'Francie' Alfred Turner

Born In: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: June 24th, 1924

Passed in: Glace Bay/Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: February 5th, 2012

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our loving
father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, Francis 'Francie'
Alfred Turner, age 87. Francie peacefully passed away Sunday, Feb. 5,
2012, at the Glace Bay Hospital, with his loving family and friends
at his side.
Born in Glace Bay, June 4, 1924, he was the son of the late William
and Agnes (Lyons) Turner. He was a member of St. Mary's Anglican
Church, Glace Bay, and was the last surviving member of his immediate
family.
Francie started working in the coal mines of Glace Bay at the early
age of 14, he was a very hard worker and a devoted man to his family
and friends. Through the years Francie also had many successful
businesses in Glace Bay, including Turner's Taxi, Turner's Oil
Delivery, Turner's Menswear and a convenience store on South Street.
Francie was an avid fisherman and hunter and shared these passions
and stories with his grandchildren. He was also well known for his
love of Christmas, and for many years he dressed up as Santa Claus in
front of his decorated home on Douglas Avenue for the children of
Glace Bay. Francie was never one to be short for words or random acts
of kindness, giving to those in need and taking the time to chat with
those who needed a kind word.
Francie will be sadly missed by his loving daughter, Debbie (Joseph)
Roberts, Glace Bay; grandchildren, Jason (Leona), Mark (Mariko),
Rodney, Joseph, Frank (Cynthia), Chad, Chris; great-grandchildren,
Jacob, Bryanna, Hana, Neese, Caeden, Ainsley; son-in-law, Allistar
Taylor; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Besides his parents, Francie was predeceased by his loving wife of 58
years, Agnes (Jolley) Turner, his youngest daughter, Francine Taylor,
brothers, Dan, Alex, Arthur, Allistar, sisters, Agnes and Violet in
infancy.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J.
McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. A funeral
service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, in the funeral
home chapel with Rev. Judi Phillips officiating. Interment will
follow in St. Anne's Cemetery, Glace Bay.
Memorial donations in Francie's memory may be made to the Glace Bay
Food Bank or Two Rivers Wildlife Park.
Online condolences to the Turner family are available through
www.vjmcgillivray.ca.

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Evelyn (Mollon) Goodman

Born In: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: July 28th, 1930

Passed in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: February 3rd, 2012

It is with deep sadness that we announce mom's passing, at the Cove
Guest Home, on Friday, Feb. 3, 2012.
Born July 28, 1930, in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late
Bessie and George Mollon and lived in Whitney Pier most of her life.
She is survived by her son, Billy (Joanne); daughters, Judy (George)
Colford and Kimberley (Bernard) Paruch; son-in-law, Larry MacLean;
grandchildren, L.J. (Donna Marie), Karen, Justin, Sarah, Rebecca and
Laura; and great-grandchildren, Jessica and Jackson. Evelyn is also
survived by her sister, Margaret (Enos) Rose; brother, Bill;
sisters-in-law, Mae and Joan Mollon and many cousins, nieces and
nephews.
Evelyn was predeceased in 2007 by Wilbert, her husband of almost 60
years; her daughter, Charlotte (Nov. 2011) and brothers, Les and
Raymond.
Mom was a hard working housewife most of her life. She enjoyed
playing many a bingo game, her weekly card game with the girls,
family gatherings and in later years, her time at the boardwalk with
dad and their dog, Amber, listening to music. After dad's passing,
mom moved to the Cove and made many new friends with her sense of
humour in tact. She always looked forward to visits from family and
friends, especially Kim's dog, Breeze, who loved mom so much. She
will be missed by her family, friends, fellow residents and many
staff.
Visitation will take place at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Thursday 2-4
& 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at St. Albans Anglican
Church on Friday, 11 a.m. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Alban's Church, the Cove Guest Home or a
charity of your choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca
or email .


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Mark Doucet

Born In: Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: February 4th, 2012

Mark Doucet, 46, formerly of Grand Etang, passed away on Saturday,
Feb. 4, 2012, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney,
surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Cheticamp, Mark was the only son of Wilfred and Bertha
(Chiasson) Doucet.
Mark was a member of St. Joseph parish, Saint Joseph du Moine. He
lived in Toronto for 20 years and was employed at York University.
Music was his life, for Mark was a well known musician, song writer
and producer. Mark will be sadly missed by all who knew him,
especially his parents, Wilfred and Bertha.
Besides his parents, Mark is survived by his special friend, Lorena
Petterocia whom he loved dearly. He is also survived by several
aunts, uncles and cousins.
Mark was predeceased by his grandparents.
Visitation and memorial mass to celebrate the life of the late Mark
Doucet will be held at St. Joseph's Church, Saint Joseph du Moine on
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. A gathering of family and friends will take
place from 10 to 11 a.m. with memorial mass to follow with Fr. Daniel
Deveau officiating. Interment will take place in parish cemetery.
Family flowers only, donations in memory of Mark may be made to the
Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice.
The family would like to thank the staff of Cape Breton Regional
Hospital, C.C.U., for the love and care given to their son, Mark
during his time of need.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier
Community Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be sent to www.pierfuneralhome.com.

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Lorne Alexander Grant

Passed in: Toronto, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: February 2nd, 2012

Lorne Grant passed peacefully at Toronto East General Hospital on Feb. 2, 2012,
Born in Point Edward, Lorne was son of the late Stanley and Emma
Grant; husband to the late Eileen (Herrell) Grant.
Survived by his children, William McCutcheon (Karen) and Kathleen
Ovcjak (Rudy); eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, all
of Toronto. He is also survived by his brothers, Sidney (Beatrice),
Point Edward and Darrell (Laura), Newfoundland; sisters, Mary
McPherson (Leonard), Point Edward, Patricia Doucette and Germaine
Hamm (Dave), Edmonton. He will be remembered by many nieces and
nephews. Funeral is under the direction of Ridley's Funeral Home,
Toronto. Interment Wednesday at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Woodbridge.
Online condolences may be placed at www.ridleyfuneralhome.com.

Published in the Toronto Star on February 5, 2012

GRANT, Lorne Alexander - Peacefully at Toronto East General Hospital,
Toronto, on February 3, 2012 in his 79th year. Son of the late
Stanley and Emma Grant, husband to the late Eileen Herrell Grant,
father to William McCutcheon (Karen) and Kathleen Ovcjak (Rudy).
Grandfather of Jason (Kelly), Jeramy, David and Elizabeth McCutcheon
and Sarah, Emily, Alicia and Joshua Ovcjak. Great-grandfather of
Ethan, Aubrey, Addison and Emma. Brother of Sydney Grant (Beatrice),
Mary Kay McPherson (Leonard), Patricia Doucette, Darrell Grant
(Laura) and Germaine Hamm (Dave). Remembered by many nieces and
nephews. Friends are invited to call at RIDLEY FUNERAL HOME at 3080
Lake Shore Blvd. West, Toronto on Tuesday, February 7, 2-4 and 7-9
p.m. Service will be held in the chapel at Ridley's on February 8,
2012, 10:00 a.m. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Woodbridge.
Messages of Condolence may be placed at www.RidleyFuneralHome.com


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Dorothy Mae Mills

Born In: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: June 19th, 1939

Passed on: February 4th, 2012

Dorothy Mae (Leonard) Mills has been reunited with her soulmate and
best friend, Malcolm. Dorothy passed away suddenly on Feb. 4, 2012,
at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born June 19, 1939 in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Edward
and Josephine (Morrison) Leonard.
Dorothy was a devoted wife, loving mother, wonderful grandma and best
friend to all. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, an avid
tarabish player, and lent her beautiful voice to church choirs.
She will be missed by daughters, Linda 'Lindsey' (Karin) Mills, Font
Hill, Karen (Allister) Bertram, Kitchener, John (Lynn) Mills,
Windsor, Wayne (Sue) Mills, Sydney; brothers, Bob (Marg),
Fredericton, Elwin 'Pat', Windsor, Ken (Audrey), British Columbia;
aunt, Norma Campbell, Bras d'Or; grandchildren, Brandon, Nicole,
Heather, Alexis, Collin, Heather, Sean, Blayne, Sydney, her
four-legged grandson, Kelso; and many, many loving cousins, nieces
and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Malcolm, son, Blaine and
sister-in-law, Linda Leonard.
Visitation for Dorothy will be held 2-5 p.m. with words of
remembrance given at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, both at T.W.
Curry Parkview Chapel. A reception will follow at the Bethal
Presbyterian Church Hall, Sydney.
In lieu of flowers donations in memory may be made to the Canadian
Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.twcurry.com.


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Cape Breton Deaths courtesy of CBGHA http://www.cbgen.org


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