Obit: ALLEN, Whitney

Whitney "Whit" Allen 1938-2011
*Whitney "Whit" Allen*, age 72, of Pugwash, passed away peacefully at
the East Cumberland Lodge on Monday, January 17, 2011. Born in Pugwash,
he was a son of the late Cyrus and Jennie (MacDonald) Allen. Like his
father and grandfather, Whit was a Lobster Fisherman, fishing out of
Pugwash for many years. Also a former carpenter, he helped to build the
East Cumberland Lodge. He is survived by his son Luke, Hamilton, ON, and
several nieces and nephews. The last surviving member of his immediate
family, he was predeceased by sister Goldie King, and brothers Billy and
Clifford. Arrangements have been entrusted to the W Allen Funeral Home,
60 Water St., Oxford, NS (902-447-2167) where visiting hours will take
place on Wednesday from 2 to 4 pm. The funeral service will be held at
the W Allen Funeral Home on Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 2 pm. Burial
will take place in the Palmerton Cemetery, Pugwash in the spring.
[Tuesday, 18-January-2011 W Allen Funeral Home, Oxford NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2011-01-18]

his brother, Clifford and sister-in-law, Vera S (Winters) Allen:
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Allen, Clifford R. - 69, of Miller Road, Pugwash passed away Sunday,
October 19, 2003 at home, with his family by his side. Born November 7,
1933 in Pugwash, he was the son of the late Cyrus and Jennie (MacDonald)
Allen. He was a former employee of 17 years at the Pugwash Salt Mine,
and was a retired fisherman of 49 years. He is survived by his first
love of his life and wife of 51 years, Vera (Winters); daughters, Goldie
Pipes (Bruce), Northport; Jennie Lee MacArthur (Rollie), Dartmouth;
Carolyn Spencer (Kevin), Pugwash; Margaret "Peggy", Pugwash; Barbara
Smith (Roddie), Trenton; Lori-Ann Sarson (Carl), Pugwash; sons, Clifford
Jr., Pugwash; William "Bill" (Kim), Pugwash; a brother, Whitney,
Pugwash; a sister, Goldie King, Windsor, Ont.; 17 grandchildren; 15
great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, William; 2
granddaughters, a grandson; a great-granddaughter. Visitation 1:00-3:00
p.m. Tuesday at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro followed by funeral at
3:00 p.m., Rev. Mark Pretty officiating. Burial in St. George's Anglican
Cemetery, Parrsboro. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
[Monday, 20-October-2003 The Chronicle-Herald, Halifax NS]
[retrieved by EMKeys 2003-10-20]
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ALLEN, Vera S - 75, of Pugwash, Cumberland Co., passed away Thursday,
January 29, 2009 in East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash, surrounded by her
loving family. Born in Parrsboro, she was a daughter of the late Carl
and Bessie (Warren) Winters. She is survived by daughters, Jenny Lee
MacArthur (Roland), Dartmouth; Carolyn Spencer (Kevin), Dartmouth;
Margaret "Peggy" (Steve Wentzell), Pugwash; Barbara Smith (Ronald
Davidson), Scotsburn; Lori-Ann Sarson (Carl), Amherst; sons, Clifford,
Jr. (Cerina Churchill), Pugwash; William "Bill" (Kim), Middleboro;
sisters, Nora Goodwin (Gerald), Jolicure, N.B.; Rose Ripley (Melvin),
Amherst; brothers, Harvey (Iris), Truro; Louis, Amherst; Carl, London,
Ont.; Frank Winters, Northport; Bill Winters, Lower Sackville; Freddie
Winters, Halifax; 20 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; several
nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Clifford;
daughter, Goldie Pipes; a sister, Josephine; brothers, Keith, Orland,
Hance, Jack; grandchildren, Theresa, Amy, Joseph; a great granddaughter,
Jenelle. Visitation 1-3 p.m. today in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro,
where funeral service will follow at 3 p.m., with Rev. Tory Byrne
officiating. Spring burial in St. George's Anglican Cemetery, Parrsboro.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. On-line
condolences at: www.smithsfuneralhome.com [Saturday 31-January-2009 The
Chronicle-Herald, Halifax, NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2009-01-31]
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