Re: Obit: URQUHART, Linda Gail [née SKIDMORE]


Her second hubby. Found on the internet from R.H. Porter Funeral Homes, New

He doesn't mention a first spouse for daughter, Cindy Lou (Urquhart?)

Dale Urquhart
Born In: Quebec, Canada
Passed in: Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: May 21st, 2011
Westville - Wm. Dale Urquhart. It is with great sadness that the family
announces the death of Wm. Dale Urquhart, age 66, of Spring Garden Road,
Westville, Nova Scotia, on Saturday, May 21, 2011, at the VG Hospital,
Halifax, with his family by his side. Dale was born in Montreal, on October
16, 1944 to the late William and Agnes Isabel (MacRae) Urquhart, of
Dunvegan, Ontario. Dale grew up in Glengarry County, Ontario and lived and
worked in the heating business in Ottawa before moving to Nova Scotia in
1976. He was employed as an Oil Burner Technician with G. A. Shaw Fuels,
More Sheet Metals and D. & L. Heating Services Limited until his retirement.
Dale enjoyed music and spent many hours playing his fiddle. He enjoyed
bluegrass music and attended many festivals over the years. He was a member
of Branch 35, Royal Canadian Legion. He is survived by his loving wife,
Linda Gail (Skidmore), Westville; daughter Cindy Lou Larson, Cole Harbour,
NS; granddaughter Morgan Claffey (Matt) Ottawa; grandson Rowan Larson, Cole
Harbour; sisters-in-law: Karen (Jules) Lahaie, Thompson, Manitoba; Catherine
(Gerard) Callahan, Prince George, BC; brothers-in-law: Bill Skidmore,
Riverton; Richard (Ian) Skidmore, New Glasgow; Kerry (Darlene) Skidmore,
Calgary, Alberta; and Philip (Theresa) Skidmore, Wainwright, Alberta;
cousins: Jean MacLeod (Donald Ian), Alexandria, Ontario; Ray MacMonagle,
Kamloops, BC; Norman Urquhart, Montreal, Quebec; and extended family, the
Jack¹s of East River St. Mary¹s. His remains are resting at the R.H. Porter
Funeral Home, New Glasgow, with visitation 2-4 and 7-9 Wednesday, May 25,
2011. Cremation to follow. Memorial Service will be at 2 pm Thursday, May
26, in the R.H. Porter Funeral Home with Archdeacon Peter Armstrong
officiating. Reception will follow at Branch 35, the Royal Canadian Legion,
Westville. Committal service will be at Christ Anglican Church Cemetery at a
later time. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Palliative
Care of the Aberdeen Hospital or a charity of your choice. Condolences at:

On 11/09/11 1:01 AM, "keysie" <keysie@...> wrote:

> Linda G. (Skidmore) Urquhart 1950-2011
> Westville - Linda Gail (Skidmore) Urquhart. The family of the late Linda
> Gail Urquhart, 60, of Spring Garden Road, Westville, announces with
> great sadness the passing of their beloved sister, aunt and friend after
> her courageous battle with cancer (Multiple Myeloma) on Thursday,
> September 8, 2011. Born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia on September 23,
> 1950, she was a daughter of the late Arnold and Dorothy (Sweet)
> Skidmore. Linda enjoyed travelling, dancing, swimming, knitting,
> quilting, photography, and especially the many weekends getting away
> with Dale to enjoy a Bluegrass Festival. Linda will be remembered as an
> elegant and strong woman with a great positive attitude, who carried
> herself with great dignity and grace throughout her life. Her most
> joyful times were spent in the comfort of her loving family. In her own
> words­ ³we all have each other to lean on, to cheer on, to love and we
> must never take anyone for granted, as life is sometimes too short.² She
> cherished and appreciated every moment of her full life. She especially
> appreciated her sisters and brothers including her in the special events
> in their children¹s lives whom she loved so very much. Surviving are her
> brothers: Bill, Stellarton; Richard (Ian), New Glasgow; Philip
> (Theresa), their children Wendy-Dawn (Oliver) and Jason, Wainwright,
> Alberta; Kerry (Darlene), their children Linda, Andrew (Tina), and
> Steven of Calgary, Alberta; sisters: Karen Lahaie (Jules), their
> children Neal (Selena), Winnipeg, Sherry-Lynn (Andrew) Toronto, and
> Louis (Sharla) of Thompson, Manitoba; Catherine Callahan (Gerard), their
> children Josh, Jake (Callie), and Amanda of Prince George, BC;
> grand-nephews Brandon, Josh, Jesse, and Seth; grandnieces (whom she
> loved to talk to on the telephone, and when together they always had tea
> parties) Shayla, Ashlyn, Cara, Savannah-Lee, Eva Catherine and Scotia
> Anne-Marie. She is also survived by her stepdaughter, Cindy Larson, and
> her children Morgan and Rowan, aunts, uncles and numerous cousins. Linda
> was employed for almost 25 years as a legal assistant to Richard S.
> Goodman, of the law firm of Goodman MacDonald Patterson. For many years
> she volunteered with the Royal Canadian Legion holding a life membership
> to Normandy Branch 34, New Glasgow, where she also held the offices of
> Secretary and President. Linda was also a member of the Zone 6 Color
> Party and at the zone level she held the position of Zone 6
> Secretary/Treasurer, retiring from both due to her ill health. She was
> member of the St. Bee¹s Anglican Church, Westville, and a former member
> of their Helping Hands Group. Her sisters Karen and Catherine and
> brothers Richard and Billy were loving care givers providing support in
> many ways to ease the burden of her illness. Also, her Aunt Marion
> Bernath travelled from Essex, Ontario, to help care for her during these
> trying times. Linda¹s many friends were a very important part of her
> life and she leaves to mourn, those closest to her, Bonnie MacLaren,
> Joanne Machardy, Rose Belleville, Agnes Hoddinott, Joanne Whidden, Joyce
> Jobe, and Carol Horton. Many thanks go to Gail Whetsone from Ottawa, and
> Linda Payne and Cathy Gallant (the Newfoundland Ladies) who showed love
> and compassion. She was predeceased by her first spouse, Ned Curley in
> 1992, second spouse Dale Urquhart in 2011, maternal grandparents Edward
> and Blanche (Quinn) Sweet, of the Magdalen Islands, and paternal
> grandparents Elverton and Marion (Dunbar) Skidmore of Stellarton, and
> one niece Rebecca Marie Skidmore, many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Her
> remains will rest at R. H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow with
> visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 on Sunday, September 11, 2011. Cremation to
> follow. Funeral service at St. Bee¹s Anglican Church, Westville, at 2 pm
> Monday, September 12, 2011 with Rev. Peter Armstrong presiding.
> Interment in Christ Anglican Church Cemetery, Stellarton. Donations may
> be made to the CNIB, or to the Palliative Care Society of Aberdeen
> Hospital, or a charity of your choice. Royal Canadian Legion Br. 34 New
> Glasgow will meet at the funeral home at 6:45 pm Sunday to conduct their
> service. Condolences may be sent by visiting
> [Saturday, 10-September-2011 R H Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow, NS]
> [collected by EMKeys 2011-09-10]
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