CUMBERLAND COUNTY DEATH NOTICES for APRIL 2000

Names include:

McCULLEY, CHAPMAN, FREEMAN, GENTHNER, LANDRY, LIVINGSTONE, BROWN, GREENHOW, LANGILLE, DEVINE, DARRAGH, MOORE, FAULKNER, WINTERS, LIRETTE, BROWN, SMITH, McNEISH, COULTER-CRAIG, HURLEY, JOHNSON, GEORGE, SMITH, HERRETT, PAULEY, BEHARRELL, COCHRANE, NUTTALL, SHECK, TOMLINSON, GINLEY, TAYLOR, DEVINE, ERB

McCULLEY, Nettie E. - 85, Smith Avenue, Parrsboro, died April 1, 2000, in South Cumberland Community Care Centre, Parrsboro. Born in Advocate Harbour, she was a daughter of the late Orin and Gertrude (Morris) Milberry. She was a hairdresser in Parrsboro for many years. She was a member of the Rebecca Lodge and Parrsboro Baptist Willing Workers. Surviving are daughter, Doris Benjamin, Parrsboro; son, Robert, Mississauga, Ont.; sisters, Hazel Davis, Advocate Harbour; Bertha Hennigar, Kennetcook; Clara Boyd, Waterloo, Que.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Kenneth; infant daughter, Gloria; sisters, Doris, Marguerite, Hallie, Greta, Gladys, Evelyn, Elsie; brothers, Eldridge, Robie, Garfield. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday in Parrsboro Baptist Church, Rev. Jeffrey White officiating. Burial in church cemetery. Donations to Parrsboro Baptist Church or any charity.

CHAPMAN, Ronald Irving - 82, River Hebert, died March 31, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Amherst he was a son of the late Harold and Jennie (Bickerton) Chapman. Inn his earlier years he was employed in the USA before returning to Canada. He was a veteran of the Second World War where he served in the Canadian Army, prior to this he served in the Militia for 10 years. He was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 10, Amherst, for 56 years as well as an associate member of the RCAF. He was a member of several lodges including the Masonic Lodge 86, River Hebert, of which he was a living past master, Golden Star Chapter of the Eastern Star, River Hebert; he was past noble grand of the Hobah Lodge 83, Joggins. Surviving are his wife, the former Eileen Lorette-McAloney; daughters, Shirley McKay, Dartmouth; Beverly Zlotowski, Connecticut; son, Ronald Chapman, Connecticut; stepdaughter, Pat Smith, Riverview, N.B.; stepson, Richard McAloney, Lower Sackville; brothers, Donald Chapman, Amherst; Ray Chapman, St. John, N.B.; seven grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Norman, Vincent, Kenneth, James; sister, Barbara Jean in infancy; stepdaughter, Marilyn Rockwell-Stevens. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 10, Amherst, service 7 p.m. today, Masonic Lodge service 7:30 p.m., Order of Eastern Star service 7:45 p.m., all in Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Campbell's Chapel, Rev. Danny Compton officiating. Cremation will follow with burial at a later date in Hillside Cemetery, River Hebert. Donations to River Hebert CPR Unit, River Hebert United Church or any charity.

FREEMAN, Walter Obed - 101, Centennial Villa, Amherst, formerly of East Amherst, died April 2, 2000, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in East Amherst, he was a son of the late George and Clara (Tingley) Freeman. He worked with his father in the dairy farm business where he continued to work after his father's retirement. His milk cart/sleigh was a mainstay in Amherst for many years. He was involved with numerous societies over the years, including the Amherst Art Society, the Historical Society and the TB Society. He worked in TB education, traveling throughout the country with a nurse and showing films about TB. He was the librarian, treasurer and projectionist for the Amherst Film Council for approximately 15 years. He was also a charter member of the Amherst Co-op Store. He was an avid historian and appreciated the arts. Surviving are sister, Myra Lusby, Milton, Ont.; a nephew; several grandnieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Dorothy Chapman; his second wife, the former Edna Wallace. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Furlong's Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday in Christ Church, Amherst, Rev. David S. Myles officiating. Spring burial in Amherst Cemetery. Donations to Highland View Regional Hospital Foundation or any charity.

GENTHNER, Ralph D. - 69, Wentworth, Cumberland Co., died Saturday, March 11, 2000, in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Pforzheim, Germany, he was the son of the late Adolf and Ema (Froeschle) Genthner. He was a retired physiotherapist and had lived in Wentworth Centre since 1983. He was a member of the Hazeldean Five Seventeen Masonic Lodge, Ottawa. Ralph was predeceased by his second wife, Caroline in 1989. Surviving him is his first wife, Kristen Genthner (Frederiksen); daughters, Sonja Genthner and Susan Clarke and husband; one grandson; two granddaughters, all residing in Penticton, B.C. Cremation has taken place under the direction of McDiarmid's Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 5 at 7 p.m., in United Baptist Church, Wentworth, Pastor Richard Hovey officiating. Burial will be in Wentworth.

LANDRY, Angela Dawn - 24, Fenwick, died April 1, 2000, as the result of an automobile accident. Born in Amherst, she was a daughter of John and Jeanne (Gilbert) Landry, Fenwick. Following her graduation from Amherst Regional High School, she completed their business course. She had been an employee of Bi-Way in Amherst for the past couple of years. She had a love for arts and crafts and over the past number of years, completed many drawings and paintings. She loved animals, especially cats. Surviving are brothers, Tim, Rob, at home; Matt, MacDonald Road; paternal grandmother, Marjorie Landry, Amherst; maternal grandmother, Ruth Gilbert, Athol; several aunts and uncles; a nephew. She was predeceased by paternal grandfather, Edgar Landry; maternal grandfather, Lawson Gilbert. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday in Cumberland Memorial Chapel, Amherst, Rev. Elizabeth Davies officiating. Burial to follow in Athol Cemetery. Donations to any charity.

LIVINGSTONE, Ronald Gilbert - 77, 110 Elm St., Springhill, Cumberland Co., died Saturday, April 1, 2000, in All Saints Hospital, Springhill. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late John Gilbert and Evelyn Margurite (Corkum) Livingstone. He served overseas during the Second World war and worked for Simpsons Sears for 22 years as well as having done radio and television repair for 25 years and working as a gas attendant at Carters Garage for 17 years. He enjoyed music, comedy, fiddling, fishing and neighbours, and his own children and grandchildren. He was a great storyteller and loved doing carpentry work. He is survived by his wife, the former Faye Gilbert; sons, Gary (Judy), Brookdale, Cumberland Co.; and Robert "Bob" (Angela), Riverview, N.B.; daughters, Marilyn (Brant) Hickman, Saint John, N.B.; Barbara (Ricky) Gould), Amherst; and Susan (Laurie) Wood, Moncton; brother, Reginald, Arizona; sisters, Kathleen Stewart, Great Village; June Hyndman, Collingwood; 12 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Ralph. Memorial service will take place on Tuesday, April 4, at 2 p.m. in A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Harry Munro officiating. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity would be appreciated.

BROWN, Trevor C. - 27, Wentworth, Cumberland Co., died Monday, April 3, 2000, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre. At the time of his death he was employed with Metner Lumber Ltd., Wentworth. Trevor was a graduate of Oxford Regional High School and was a great lover of the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing and four-wheeling. He also had a fondness of animals. He was the son/stepson of Marion (Patriquin) Brown and Wes Metner, Wentworth and son of Carl S. Brown, Berwick. He is survived by brother, Dwayne, Halifax; daughter, Jasey; special friend, Erin MacAloney, Springhill; grandparents, Austin and Claire Patriquin, Wentworth; Mrs. Stella Brown, Scots Bay; several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Doris Patriquin and Rufus Brown. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Allen's Funeral Home, Oxford. Visitation will be held today, April 5, from 7-9 p.m. in Allen's Funeral Home, 60 Water St., Oxford. Funeral service will be held Thursday, April 6, at 2 p.m. in Wentworth United Church. Private burial in Wentworth United Church Cemetery. Trevor's kindness toward people will be remembered, as his last gift was through organ donation. Family flowers only. Donations in Trevor's memory to a local animal shelter would be greatly appreciated.

GREENHOW, Ronald James - 35, 12 Gilroy St., Springhill, died on Tuesday, April 4, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in London, Ont., he was a son of Arnold John and Margot Mary (Kingan) Greenhow. He was an adherent to the All Saints Anglican Church and served nine years in the army with the Military Police. He loved to go hunting, fishing and play golf. He is survived by paternal grandmother, Caroline Young, Springhill; brother, Donald (Laurie) Greenhow, Springhill; aunts and uncles; one nephew; several cousins. He was predeceased by paternal grandfather, John Greehow; maternal grandparents, John and Theresa Kingan. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Friday, April 7, in A.H. Brown Funeral Home from where the memorial service will take place 11 a.m. Saturday, April 8, Rev. Frank Likely officiating. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity would be appreciated.

LANGILLE, L. Jennett - 85, Economy, Colchester Co., died April 6, 2000, at home. Born in Gerrish Valley, Colchester County, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Ethel (Newton) Thompson. She had been a life resident of Economy, where she was well known and respected. She was a member of the Economy United Church, where she was also a steward. She was also a member of the South Cumberland Community Care Health Centre, Parrsboro and a former member of the Rebekah Lodge. Surviving are son, Gerald Thompson, Hantsport; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald; brother, Everett. Graveside service 2:30 Saturday in Economy Cemetery, Rev. Margaret Outerbridge officiating. No visitation. Donations to the Victorian Order for Nurses; Palliative Care Unit, Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro.

DEVINE, Priscilla Margaret - 76, Joggins, died April 7, 2000, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Joggins, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Comeau) Boudreau. She was a homemaker and enjoyed quilting, planting flowers, walking and her grandchildren. She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, Joggins and a former member of the CWL. Surviving are her husband, Earl; daughters, Johanne Marshall, Newmarket, Ont; Marilyn Landry, Salisbury, N.B.; Catherine MacDonald, Amherst; sons, Richard, Amherst; Michael, Legacyville, N.B.; Alan, Quispamsis, N.B.; brother, David, Joggins; sisters, Gladys Mills, Irene Boudreau, Joggins; Mildred Terrio, Amherst; Eleanor Boudreau, Fredericton, N.B.; 10 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Leon, Art, William; sister, Melissa. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, parish prayers 9 p.m. Sunday, all in Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday, in St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, Joggins, Rev. Gaetan Banyog-Enne and Rev. John McNeil officiating. Burial at a later date in Ragged Reef Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Ragged Reef Cemetery Fund or any charity.

DARRAGH, Wendell Roger - 86, Oxford Junction, died April 8, 2000, in the Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Linden, he was a son of the late Warnock and Eudivilla (Turner) Darragh. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force for two years during the Second World War. He was stationed in Prince Edward Island and then as a transport driver in Ottawa. He worked as a lumberman for many years. He was employed with MMRA for 20 years in the shops and as a dragline operator. He was a devout Presbyterian and family man. He was an avid hunter and fisherman all his life. Surviving are his wife, the former Hilda Palmer; daughter, Winnie McCormick, Mount Pleasant; son, Herman, Riverview, N.B.; sisters, Eileen Potter, Aurora, Ont.; Martha McCordick, Mississauga, Ont.; Grace Moore, Oakville, Ont.; brothers, George Rafuse, Sydney; Art Darragh, Nanaimo, B.C.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by stepfather, Daniel Rafuse; daughters, Bernice, Blanche in infancy; brothers, Albert Rafuse, Roy, Morrell Darragh. His remains rested in Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst with visiting on Sunday. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, April 10, in Cumberland Memorial Chapel, Amherst, Rev. Terrance Trites and Rev. Lorraine Lambert officiating. Spring burial in Glenville Cemetery at a later date. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, L.A. Animal Shelter or Canadian Cancer Society.

MOORE, Roy E. - 68, Wentworth, Cumberland Co. and formerly of Truro and Hines Creek, Alta., died Saturday, April 8, 2000, in North Cumberland Memorial Hospital, Pugwash. He was a sawyer by trade and owned and operated a lumber mill in Hines Creek. He retired in 1994 and has lived in Wentworth since that time. Surviving are his companion, Ida Murray, Wentworth; brother, Donald, Truro; sisters, Marion Terry, Truro; Erma Mowatt, Killworthy, Ont.; Leona and husband Keith Hoare, Truro; Donna and husband Joe Chapman, British Columbia; Marie and husband Wally Parsons, Mississauga, Ont.; Judy and husband Marvin Rath, Bible Hill; granddaughter, Jolen Christa Skalem. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Jean Zavisha; son, Chris. Cremation has taken place. Visitation Tuesday, 1-2 p.m., followed by funeral service in MacDiarmid's Funeral Home, Wentworth, Rev. Morley Bentley officiating. Burial will be in Hines Creek, Alta., at a later date.

FAULKNER, Ella May - 91, Lower Economy, passed away Monday, April 10, 2000, in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Five Islands, she was a daughter of the late William E. and Mary Jane (Ellis) Alkern. She is survived by her son, Everett (Phyllis), Lower Economy; grandchildren, Debbie (George) Andrews; George (Sue) and Greg (Sherri); great-grandchildren, Danny, Amy, Stephen and Beth, all of Dartmouth; sister, Madaline Fulton, Bass River. She was predeceased by her husband, Chester; sisters, Beulah, Gladys and Della; brothers, Leslie and Kenneth. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday in the Economy Cemetery, Rev. Donald MacQueen officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Economy United Church or the Economy Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Colchester Community Funeral Home, Truro.

WINTERS, Frances Maurita - 66, 34 Elm Street, Brookfield, passed away April 9, 2000, in Truro. Born in Parrsboro, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Maurita (Roberts) Warren. She enjoyed her family and grandchildren. She is survived by sons, Kendall, Brookfield; Michael (Penny), East Mountain; grandchildren, Matthew, Katelyn; sisters, Marion Warren, Elsie (Whitney) Trimm, all of Truro; brother, Arnold (Barbara), Truro; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Myron E.; sister, Melba; brothers, Cyril, Allison. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service on Thursday at 11 a.m., both in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Rev. Larry Harrison officiating. Burial in Southampton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stoke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of your personal choice.

LIRETTE, Ernest Joseph - 85, Truro, formerly of 9 Foundry St., Amherst, where he had lived with his sister-in-law, Lydia Lirette for over 49 years, died April 11, 2000, in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late John and Julia (Cormier) Lirette. He was a member of Saint Charles Roman Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, the CNIB and the Amherst Golden Years Society. He was talented and was well known in the entertainment field throughout the area. He enjoyed his association with the local musical group, "June Bugs". Surviving are sisters, Pauline Hope, Amherst; Delima Fleury, Truro; Doris Leyte, Sydney. He was predeceased by his sister, Irene McGinnis; brother, Sammy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, parish prayers at 3 p.m., in Furlong Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday, in Saint Charles Roman Catholic Church, Amherst. Spring burial in St. Charles-Nativity Cemetery at a later date. Donations to Saint Charles Roman Catholic Church or any charity.

BROWN, Kathleen J. - 82, Halifax, formerly of South Athol, died April 12, 2000. Born in Portslade, England, she was a daughter of the late Ephriam and Hettie (Pettett) Snelgrove. She was a member of the Open Bible Church, Amherst. She had held contract for the Rural Mail in Southampton-Athol area for 12 years before retiring in 1979. Surviving are son, Donald, Timberlea; brothers, Ronald, Enfield; Chesley, Hillsborough; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, M. Winston in 1998; brother, Leslie. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, in Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday, in Cumberland Memorial Chapel, Amherst, Pastor Keith Bruhmley officiating. Spring burial at a later date in Southampton Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Diabetic Association, Alzheimer Society or any charity.

SMITH, Daniel Norman - 47, Charlotte Street, Sackville, N.B., died April 11, 2000. Born in Amherst, he was a son of Viola (Dumphy) Smith, Amherst and the late Edgar Smith. He had worked for the Bill Lynch Shows for over 20 years. Surviving are sisters, Jean Snowden, Sackville, N.B.; Barb Goodwin, Brookdale; brothers, Joseph, James, Robert, Amherst. He was predeceased by sister, Eleanor Smith; brothers, Gary, Larry, Jack. Cremation has taken place. No visitation. Memorial service 2 p.m. today, in Cumberland Memorial Chapel, Amherst, Rev. Byron Corkum officiating. Burial to take place this spring in the Amherst Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.

McNEISH, Alexander McComb "Alex" - 82, 2 York St., Amherst, died April 17, 2000, in the Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Dumfreise, Scotland, he was a son of the late John and Elsie (McComb) McNeish. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 10, Amherst. He worked for Sifto Salt for 43 years. He enjoyed hockey and in his earlier years he played in the Rural Hockey League. Surviving are his wife, the former Sadie Dwyer; daughters, Betty Ann McNeish, Halifax; Judy Lynn Fullerton, Amherst; sister, Mina Noiles, Pugwash; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, James, Sam; sister, Ann Noiles. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, in Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, in Campbell's Funeral Chapel,
Rev. Danny Compton officiating. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 10, Amherst will hold their service 7 p.m. today. Burial at a later date in the spring in Amherst Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Diabetic Association or any charity.

COULTER-Craig, Ruth L. - Pugwash, formerly of Wallace Bay, Cumberland Co., passed away April 20, 2000, in East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash, in her 93rd year. Born in Lorneville, she was a daughter of the late William and Clara (Cook) Jackson. She was a graduate of the Normal College in Truro in 1927 and a graduate of nursing from the Boston City Hospital, Massachusetts in 1933. Ruth and her husband Byron managed the Cumberland County Home in Pugwash for several years, after which she was employed as the First Matron of the Red Cross Outpost Hospital (North Cumberland Memorial Hospital), Pugwash. She also helped with the opening of the hospital in Sherbrooke. She was school nurse at Edgehill Girls School, Windsor, Hants Co. for a total of 15 years and ended her nursing career back in Pugwash at the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital until her retirement in 1973. Surviving are her daughter, Carol E. Coulter, Wallace Bay; son, Gary and wife Carol A., Mount Brydges, Ont.; granddaughters, Gail, Pam, Heather and Tammy; great-grandsons, Stewart, Greg, Coulter, Carter and Griffin; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Geraldine Miner and Winnifred Weaver; brother, Hudson Jackson. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, both in Mundle's Funeral Home, Pugwash, Rev. Janet Travers officiating. Burial will be in the Wallace Bay Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wallace Bay Cemetery or a charity of choice.

HURLEY, Margaret Mary - 81, 9 Ottawa Ave., Amherst, died April 22, 2000, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Saint John, N.B., she was a daughter of the late John and Agnes (Roberts) Legere. She worked at Canada Car in Amherst during the Second World War and following this, was an employee of Reid's Diner and then the Colonial Inn of Amherst. She was an active member of Nativity of Our Lady Roman Catholic Church, the parish choir and CWL. She was a very active member and former president of the West Highland Home and School Association. Surviving are daughter, Pauline McDermott, Scarborough, Ont.; sons, Richard, Rod, Wayne, all of Amherst; Stewart, Alberta; David, Dartmouth; Eric, Tatamagouche; Ernie Richard, Moncton, N.B.; sister, Audrey Loga, Moncton; brothers, Archie, Amherst; Albert, Oxford; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, John; sons, Vernon, Larry; sisters, Roseanna Roberts, Annie Tower, Dolly Downey. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, parish prayers 8 p.m. Tuesday, in Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in Nativity of Our Lady Roman Catholic Church, Amherst, Rev. Vernon Driscoll officiating. Burial at a later date in Saint Charles-Nativity Cemetery.

JOHNSON, Benjamin Francis - 154 Jenks Ave., Parrsboro, died April 23, 2000, in Moncton Hospital. Born in Dawson Creek, B.C., July 16, 1984, he was a son of Mike Johnson and Carolyn Coles, Parrsboro. Surviving are maternal grandparents, Ralph and Shirley Coles, Portage Vale, N.B.; paternal grandparents, Donald and Helen Johnson, Moncton, N.B.; sister, Amy, at home; brother, David, Truro; many aunts, uncles and cousins. No visitation by request. Funeral 3 p.m. Tuesday in Fair Haven Funeral Home, 1177 Salisbury Rd., Moncton, Rev. Allison Carroll officiating. Reception to follow in the Family Reception Room of Fair Haven Funeral Home. Donations to IWK Grace Health Centre or Friends of the Moncton Hospital Foundation.

GEORGE, Elaine M. - 56, Whitehall Road, Parrsboro, died April 24, 2000, in South Cumberland Community Care Centre, Parrsboro. Born in Five Islands, Colchester Co., she was a daughter of the late Vernon and Myrtle (MacAloney) Allen. She, with her husband, operated the Parrsboro Rock and Mineral Shop for many years. Surviving are her husband, Eldon; son, Wayne, Parrsboro; sisters, Mrs. Blanche Taylor, Mrs. Ethel Taylor, Truro; brother, Russell, Five Islands; two grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Doris; brothers, Wayne, Bernard, Donald. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Parrsboro Baptist Church, Rev. Jeffrey White and Rev. Ralph Morris officiating. Donations to the Parrsboro Baptist Church, the Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.

SMITH, Marie Doris - 88, Athol, died April 24, 2000, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Upper Nappan, she was a daughter of the late Lorne and Viva (Higgs) Smith. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are nephew, Brian Smith, Brookdale. She was predeceased by brother, Robie; sister, Evelyn. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in Campbell's Funeral Chapel, Rev. Bob Mack officiating. Spring burial at a later date in the Amherst Cemetery. Donations to any charity.

HERRETT, David Arthur - 61, 152 Victoria St., Springhill, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, April 25, 2000, in All Saints Hospital, Springhill. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Arthur Wesley and Muriel (Doyle) Herrett. He was a member of the Springhill United Baptist Church, former Church Choir member and served on various church committees; member and Past Chancellor of Cumberland Lodge 5 Knights of Pythias; member of Pythian Star Temple 8 Pythian Sisters and a member of the SPEBSQSA. He worked 35 years with Corrections Canada in Dorchester, N.B. and Springhill Institutions and was involved with the Employees Assistant Program in the Institution. He enjoyed hunting, golfing, curling, fishing and his family. He is survived by his wife, the former Carolyn Angus; son, Greg (Wanda), Springhill; daughters, Lori (Andrew) Power, Michelle, all of Springhill; grandchildren, Brittany and Wesley Herrett and Megan Power, all of Springhill; sisters, Arlene (Wayne) Fisher, Hilden, Colchester Co.; Marion (Robert) MacDonald, Springhill; four nephews. He was predeceased by an infant brother, Leonard Borden Herrett. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill. Visitations will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in United Baptist Church, Springhill, Rev. Brent MacDonald officiating. Burial in Rodney Cemetery, Cumberland Co. Family flowers only by request, donations to any charity would be appreciated.

PAULEY, Vaughn Phillip - 80, Port Howe, Cumberland Co., passed away peacefully, with his family at his side on April 24, 2000, in the Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Bayside, N.B., he was a son of the late Fraser and Elizabeth (Crossman) Pauley. He had been a co-owner of Pauley Brothers General Store with his brother Reggie and had worked as a lobster fisherman for a total of 65 years. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 60, Pugwash and a member of the Pugwash Lions Club. He loved children, especially those around the community and always had time to talk and was most certain to have a treat to offer. He believed that kindness to children was something they would never forget and it certainly made him special to them. Vaughn was a devoted husband, a loving father and a very proud grampy, who will be forever etched in his grandchildren's
memories. He is survived by his wife, the former Janet MacLeod; son, Earle and wife Darlene, Pugwash; daughters, Lisa and husband Gordie Benjamin, Wallace Bay; Jennifer and husband Steven Jamieson, Pugwash; his most precious grandchildren, Phillip, Matthew, Justin, Connor, Brittany, Danielle and Justine; sister, Evelyn Mundle, Pugwash; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his brothers, Earle, Ernie and Reg; sister, Stella in infancy. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, both in Mundle's Funeral Home, Pugwash, Mr. Ken Taylor officiating. A family interment will follow in Rockley Cemetery, Port Howe. A reception will follow the service in the Port Howe Gospel Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of his love for children may be made to the I.W.K. Children's Hospital, North Cumberland Community Health Foundation or to a charity of choice.

BEHARRELL, Sarah Abbegail - 94, Amherst, died April 26, 2000, in the Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Truemanville, she was a daughter of the late Bliss and Abbegail (Baxter) Manship. She was the last surviving member of the Manship family of 10 children. She was a member of Trinity St. Stephen's United Church and was one of the members of the Womens Missionary Society joining at the age of 12. The WMS later became the United Church Women. She was awarded a lifetime membership of the UCW for her many years of service at the age of 90. She was a member of the Trinity St. Stephen's Joy Group as well as a life membership of the Amherst Y's Menettes. Surviving are her son, Roderick Beharrell, Warren; daughters, Shirley Smith, Sackville, N.B.; Dianne Bacon, Warren; five grandchildren; six great-grandsons; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, H. Carl; sisters, Maude, Agnes, Florence, Arminta, Alma, Charlotte, Annie; brothers, Courtney, Charles. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday, in Campbell's Funeral Chapel, Rev. Allan Griffin officiating. Burial at a later date in the spring in Amherst Cemetery. Donations to any charity.

COCHRANE, Robert M. - 69, Port Greville, Cumberland Co., died suddenly on Tuesday, April 25, 2000, at home. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Kenneth J. and Gwendolyn (Kerr) Cochrane. Bob attended school in Port Greville, Parrsboro, and later attended the Provincial Normal College, Truro in 1949-50, and returned in 1954-55 for industrial arts training. He served with the marine division of the R.C.M.P. from 1952-53. He graduated from New York State University in Oswego, N.Y. in 1967. Bob taught school in Fox River, Halifax, Maccan, Purcell's Cove and Parrsboro. He was principal of Duncan MacMillan School in Sheet Harbour for one year and principal of South Colchester High School, Brookfield for 16 years. He retired in 1986. Following retirement, he returned to Port Greville and became very active in the community. He served as trustee of the F.P.W. Community Centre and
was on the board of directors of the Age of Sail Museum. He was a member of Grace United Church and choir, where he also served for the Session. Bob enjoyed playing his guitar and violin. He enjoyed helping with numerous fund raising events for the community. He leaves a loving wife of 48 years, the former Freda Wagstaff; daughter, Anna Marie Bates and her husband Brent, Wadena, Sask.; son, David, at home; grandsons, Gregory and Garrett; sister, Muriel Nelson, Dartmouth; nieces, Gwen Haliburton and Judy Sutherland, both of Dartmouth; cousin, Harold Wetmore and his wife Sarah, Port Greville. He was predeceased by a son, Robert John in infancy; sister, Merle Evans; aunt, Eva Wetmore. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Friday in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in Grace United Church, Port Greville, Rev. James Bushell officiating. A reception will follow in the church vestry. No flowers by request. Memorial donations may be made to Grace United Church Memorial Fund, the Age of Sail Heritage Centre, Port Greville or to a charity of choice.

NUTTALL, Sevellia A. - 60, New Salem, Cumberland Co. died Tuesday, April 25, 2000, at Bayview Memorial Health Centre, Advocate Harbour. Born in Advocate Harbour, she was a daughter of the late Delbert and Flora (Neves) Corbin. She was a cook at the Chignecto Co-op Manor and Bayview Memorial Health Centre, Advocate Harbour for many years. She also operated, with her husband, the Lighthouse Kitchen and Guest House, Cape D'Or. She was a former secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary for the Advocate and District Volunteer Fire Department and was a member of the Apple River Baptist Church. She was the assistant librarian at the Advocate Library. She is survived by her husband, Harold; daughter, Cheryl Phinney and her husband, Timothy, Apple River; sons, Hal and his companion, Reta Hallam, Spencer's Island; William (Bill) and his companion, Michelle Berry, Advocate Harbour; Phillip, Maple Ridge, B.C.; sisters, Lauretta Spicer and her husband, Paul, West Advocate; Hazel Cole and her husband, Richard, Advocate Harbour; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. A private family service will be held 2 p.m. Friday in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, Rev. Brent Easey and Rev. Maurice Hatfield officiating. Burial in Advocate Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

SHECK (Orr), Joyce Pearl - White Rock, B.C., formerly of Port Greville, Cumberland Co., died April 21, 2000, in Surrey, B.C. Born in West Apple River, Cumberland Co., she was a daughter of the late Clifford and Clara Orr. Surviving are daughter, Cheryl, Vancouver, B.C.; son, Mark, Surrey, B.C.; four grandchildren; sister, Gwen, London, Ont.; brothers, Leonard, St. Lambert, Que.; Laurie, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; Raleigh, Truro; Victor, Burnt River, Ont; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brother, Aurdon, Parrsboro. Funeral was held in Surrey, B.C. Cremation has taken place. Donations to Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada.

TOMLINSON, G. Harry - 87, East Cumberland Lodge, formerly of Linden, died April 26, 2000, in the lodge. Born in the county of Stafford, England, he was a son of the late Charles and Annie Tomlinson. Surviving are his wife, the former Hattie Smith; daughters, Diane Cordingley, Vicki Wardall, Woodstock, Ont.; sons, Vaughn, Shelburne, Ont.; Gerald "Jake", Oxford; Melvin, Woodstock, Ont.; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sister, Mabel White. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday, in Renwick United Church, Linden, Rev. Heber Colbourne officiating. Burial in church cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, The Salvation Army or any charity.

GINLEY, Richard Patrick - 74, Halifax, passed away April 28, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Anthony "Irish" and Hazel (Dornan) Ginley. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving in the Royal Canadian Navy. A graduate of the engineering program at Acadia University, he was employed with the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation until his retirement in 1986. He was a former member of the Big Brothers organization and during his retirement years he enjoyed his winters skiing with the Mount Martock seniors and spent his summers at his much loved family cottage in Pugwash. He is survived by his wife, June (Lamy); son, Wayne (Mary), Halifax; daughter, Peggy Colburne (Bob), Wolfville; grandchildren, Christina Colburne, Jennifer Colburne and Geoffrey Ginley; brother, Vincent, Amherst; sisters, Audrey Lockhart, Trenton; Dorothy MacDonald, Vancouver; Betty Campbell, Chester; Patricia Cattran, Halifax. He was predeceased by brothers, Edward and Jack; and by sister, Mary Munro. Cremation has taken place. No visitation. Memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2000, in St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, Mumford Road, Halifax, reception to follow. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice.

TAYLOR, Kenneth "Kenny" - 43, 28 Station St., Amherst, died April 29, 2000. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Doris (Taylor) Bishop. Surviving are sisters, Kelly Snowden, Susan Taylor, Amherst; stepsister, Barb Wilson, Amherst; stepbrothers, Stephen Bishop, Darren Canning, Dale Canning, Amherst; stepfather, Varley Canning, Amherst; stepmother, Hilda Canning, Amherst. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Charles Roman Catholic Church, Amherst, Rev. Vernon Driscoll officiating. Burial in Amherst Cemetery at a later date. Donations to any charity.

DEVINE, Eileen Vivian - 82, Gables Lodge, formerly of River Hebert, passed away Sunday, April 30, 2000, in the Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in River Hebert, she was a daughter of the late John and Louise (Gates) Newey. She was a member of Trinity United Church, River Hebert. She had worked for Joy Displays in Montreal, Que., and for Oxford Frozen Foods. She loved to crochet, donating most of her work to church charities. She is survived by daughters, Vikki Miller and husband William Joseph, Vera Cluney and husband Eric, both of River Hebert; Viola Grad and husband Keith, Vivian Brown and husband W.W. Hayes, both of Maccan; Laurie Cluney and husband Warrick, Kelligrews, Nfld.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Harvey; son, Robert; sister, Katie Newey; brothers, Ralph and Carl. Her remains are
resting in Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst, today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Her funeral service will be held in Trinity United Church, River Hebert on Wednesday at 2 p.m., Rev. Danny Compton officiating. Burial in River Hebert Cemetery.

ERB, Lena G. "Nanny Erb" - 94, Western Avenue, Parrsboro, died Sunday, April 30, 2000, in the South Cumberland Community Care Centre, Parrsboro, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Parrsboro, she was a daughter of the late Edson and Grace (Ayer) Yorke. She was a school teacher during her younger years. She later worked the family farm with her husband, George, until he passed away in 1972. She was well known throughout the Parrsboro area for her selling of strawberries at the roadside stand for her son's, and later her grandson's, strawberry operation. She was an avid card player and bingo player. She was a member of the Senior Citizen's Club and was a past member of the Rebecca Lodge. She is survived by a daughter, Frances MacLeod and her companion Ralph McElmon, Dartmouth; son, Curtis and his wife, Barbara, Parrsboro; granddaughters, Sheila MacLeod, St. Georges, Man.; Dayle Hoeg and her husband Gerald, Athol; Helen Handley and her husband, Robert, Amherst; Lynne Hebb and her husband Kyle, Parrsboro; grandsons, John MacLeod and his wife Paula, Peace River, Alta; Neil Erb, Lower Sackville; Stephen Erb and his wife Terry, Parrsboro; Albert and his companion, Mary Yorke, Parrsboro; grandchildren, Max and Mya MacLeod, Peace River; Matthew Hoeg and his wife Crystal, Southampton; Adrianna Hoeg and her companion, Chris Benoit, Halifax; Rorey Hoeg, Bethany Hoeg, both of Athol; Ryan Handley, Gillian Handley, both of Amherst; Josh, Dylan and Lauren Hebb, all of Parrsboro; Shane and Jarrett Erb, Lower Sackville; Brandon, Jordan and Taryn Erb, all of Parrsboro; great-grandchildren, Kaitlin, Taylor and Connor, Southampton; Jenson, Halifax; several nieces and nephews. She was the last surviving member of the Yorke sisters. She was predeceased by her husband, George; sisters, Elsie, Nita, Clara, Davida, Nell, Irma and Beatrice in infancy; a brother, Alfred. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Parrsboro Baptist Church, Rev. Jeffrey White officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Parrsboro Baptist Church, South Cumberland Community Care Centre, Parrsboro or to a charity of choice.