Re: Obit: WORTHYLAKE, Allison Cameron

And I have this one....
WORTHYLAKE, James Edward - 85, Truro, passed away peacefully Friday,
June 1, 2007, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Westville,
he was a son of the late Fletcher and Iona (Leary) Worthylake. He is
survived by his son, Wade (Theresa), Port Hastings; grandchildren,
Shantelle, Erika and Tristan; sister, Gertrude, Gaspe, and his beloved
partner, Lyda. He was predeceased by sisters, Hazel, Thelma, Aleta;
brothers, Logan, ***Frank***, Aubrey, Cecil, Donald, Everett; former
wives, Phyllis (Geddes), Ellen (Cruickshank). Jim was a veteran of the
Second World War serving overseas with both the North and West Nova
Scotia Highlanders. Following his military service Jim was employed at
the Nova Scotia Youth Training Centre as a counselor and bus driver for
35 years. Those who knew Jim recognized how honored and proud he was to
be a member of the many lodges he held dear to his heart. Jim devoted 71
years of his life to the Orange Association where he was a Past Grand
Master of the Right Worshipful Grand Orange Lodge of Nova Scotia, Derry
Lodge LOL 25, Past Grand Master of the Royal Black Institution of Nova
Scotia, Alexander MacIntosh RBP No. 1275, LOBA 609, and the Orange Young
Britains. Jim also belonged to the Fellowship Lodge No. 112, Past Master
of the Elm Lodge No. 115 which honored him with the Meritorious Service
Award, Mount Lebanon Chapter No. 8 Royal Arch Masons, Orient Council No.
5 Royal Elect Masters, Lion of Judah Council No. 19 R & SM, which
honored him with the Meritorious Service Award, Malta Preceptory No. 27
KT, Cobequid Lodge Royal Ark Mariners, Wagner Lodge Royal Ark Mariners,
Nova Scotia Conclave No. 6 OSM, Neptune Council of Engineers No. 71,
Royal William Conclave Order of the Eastern Star, Myrtle Chapter No. 21
OES, Victoria Lodge of Perfection, Keith Sovereign Chapter of Rose
Croix, and the Nova Scotia Consistory of the Ancient and Accepted
Scottish Rite Valley of Halifax. Jim was truly a people person and
treasured times spent with family and friends. In a celebration of his
life there will be visitation today in Colchester Community Funeral
Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with a Masonic
service at 4 p.m. and Orange Lodge service 6:45 p.m. followed by a Royal
Canadian Legion Service. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 5,
at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel, with Major Max Snow officiating.
Interment will follow in Robie Street Cemetery, Truro. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made to the Colchester Community Workshops
Foundation or charity of choice. On-line condolences may be made at:
[Monday 4-June-2007 Halifax NS]
[submitted by EMKeys 2007-06-04]

On 11/10/2011 9:16 PM, David Winter wrote:
> Eric:
> Not sure but I have these.
> Dave
> ===============
> Chronicle Herald, Wednesday, February 12, 1964; Reel #5912, PANS, Halifax,
> N.S.
> OBITUARY - Pictou - Fletcher Joseph Worthylake, 82, died suddenly at his
> home here. He was born at Black Rock, Kings County, son of the late William
> and Eudivella (Hodgins) Worthylake. He resided in Pictou the last three
> years. Surviving are his second wife, the former Eva Cunningham Cleary;
> three daughters, Thelma, of Toronto; Gertrude, of Montreal; and Alita (Mrs.
> Keith Wallace), of Montreal; five sons, Aubrey, of Halifax; Cecil and James,
> of Truro; Donald, of London, Eng.; and Everett, of Vancouver; one half
> sister, Minnie (Mrs. George McAllister), in British Columbia; two
> step-daughters, Mary (Mrs. Carl Meager), Auld's Cove; Helen (Mrs. Angus
> Chisholm), St. Andrew's, Antigonish County; five step-sons, Robert Cleary,
> of Pleasant Valley; Thomas Cleary, of Roman Valley; Leo Cleary, of
> Shubenacadie; Jack Cleary, of Havendale; and Bernard Cleary, of Pictou; 18
> grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife,
> the former Iona Lillian O'Leary in 1936. The remains are resting at
> Mattatall's Funeral Home and the funeral will be held from Stella Maris
> Church at 9 a.m. on Thursday. Interment will be in Stella Maris Cemetery.
> [Dave Winter, undated]
> ==================
> The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star, Published: 02/01/96
> Obituary - Worthylake, Aubrey Lemont - 82, Berwick, Kings Co., died January
> 31, 1996, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Stellarton, he was
> a son of the late Fletcher and Iona (Lery) Worthylake. He was a veteran of
> the Second World War and was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Ortona branch
> 69, Berwick. He was an adherent of the Salvation Army, Kentville. He was a
> member of Mechanics Lodge 78, AF&AM, Caledonia, Queens Co. He worked for
> many years at Cameron Construction, Halifax and was a former maintenance
> supervisor at Kejimkujik National Park. Surviving are his wife, the former
> Teresa Carter; son, Byron, Sardis, B.C.; daughters, Mildred (Mrs. Hugh
> Aker), Waterville; Audrey (Mrs. Allister Demone), Bridgewater; brothers,
> James, Truro; Everett, Mission, B.C.; sisters, Thelma Worthylake, Toronto;
> Gertie Worthylake, Ontario; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.
> He was predeceased by brothers, Cecil, Logan, Donald, ***Frank***; sisters,
> Hazel, Aleta. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday, legion service 7:30 p.m.
> Friday, funeral 2 p.m. Saturday all in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel,
> Berwick, Capt. Robert Reid officiating. Burial in Berwick Cemetery.
> Donations to Salvation Army, Kentville.
> Source Unknown, possibly the Herald Obit CD
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> On 11/10/11 8:54 PM, "keysie"<keysie@...> wrote:
>> I'm not 100% sure but I believe that this man's grandmother might have
>> been Iona Leary of Port Greville, NS, w/o Fletcher Reis Worthylake. Can
>> anyone confirm?
>> Eric
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>> Allison Worthylake 1938-2011
>> Trenton - Allison Cameron Worthylake, 73, RCN. Born in New Glasgow, he
>> was the son of the late Ruth (Cameron) and Frank Worthylake, of Eureka.
>> We all live, we all cry, we all laugh and we all die, and in between and
>> through it all, time flies. With great sadness we had to let him go. On
>> October 9, 2011, Dad passed away surrounded by his family. Dad lived his
>> life with a great wit that only a few understood, we loved him. Dad will
>> be forever missed by his wife of 53 years, Anna (Vincent); three
>> daughters: Janet (Robert Polley); Joanne and Jackie (Ross MacArthur);
>> his grandsons: Michael; Steven (Deanne); Matthew (Judy); Ryan; Garrett
>> and Mitchell; his granddaughters: Christi (Josh Sutherland); Alison; his
>> great granddaughters: Madison; Chassidy; Anna; Rogen; Dylan and Kylie;
>> great grandsons: Brandon and Liem; his two sisters: Shirley and Sharon,
>> Kingston, ON. The family want to thank two very special people who Dad
>> loved like his own, Tom MacKenzie and Arthur Henley. "Thank you for
>> being there". At Dad's request there will be no visitation or service.
>> Donations in his memory may be made to the VON. Arrangements are under
>> the direction of the R.H. Porter Funeral Home, Trenton. Condolences may
>> be sent by visiting We all loved him, we will miss him.
>> He will live on in all of us. "The rest doesn't matter, it never did".
>> [Tuesday, 11-October-2011 R H POrter Funeral Home, Trenton, NS]
>> [collected by EMKeys 2011-10-11]
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