Obit: McMASTER, A Josephine {née GILROY]

A. Josephine McMaster (April 20, 1926 - October 17, 2011)
It is with profound sadness that we the family announce the passing of
A. Josephine McMaster age 85 of Amherst on Monday, October 17, 2011 at
the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre in Upper Nappan, surrounded
by her loving family. Born on April 20, 1926 in Halfway River Nova
Scotia, she was a daughter of the late Cecil Crouse and Lena (Glode)
Gilroy. In her younger years, she was employed with Canada Car. During
her lifetime, she was an advocate for the Native Community in Halfway
River. Josephine was a caring and kind individual and found great
pleasure in spending time with her family, especially with her
grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be lovingly remembered
by her children, Terry (Bernice), Sackville, NB, Donna McMaster (Terry)
and Ann (Robert) Crossman both of Dorchester, NB and Dean, Toronto, ON;
grandchildren, Chrissy, Jamie, Scott and Matthew; great grandchildren,
Alexa, Sophie and Matthew; siblings, Donald, Leicester, NS, Harold
(Effie), Salisbury, NB, George (Joyce), Stanley, NS, Francis (Croydon)
Wood, Parrsboro, NS, Evelyn Maddison, Stanley, NS, Phyllis Chapman and
Carol Moore both of Amherst; as well as many nieces, nephews and
extended family. Josephine was predeceased by her husband, J. Earl in
1993; sister, Leona Patterson; and brother James Glode. Her remains are
resting in Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst (667-9906)
with visiting on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service
will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in Campbell's Chapel with Rev.
Byron Corkum and Deacon Howard Gotell officiating. Josephine will be
laid to rest beside her husband in the Parrsboro United Church Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Josephine's memory may be made to the Canadian
Cancer Society or charity of your choice. On-line guestbook may be
signed for the family via:
[Monday, 17-October-2011 Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst, NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2011-10-17]

Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star; Published: 06/14/93
Category: News; Page: B7
McMASTER, J. Earl - 74, Halfway River, Cumberland County, died June 12,
1993, in South Cumberland Memorial Hospital, Parrsboro. Born in
Chignecto, he was a son of the late James and Rebecca (Bowlesby)
McMaster. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a retired
corrections officer with Corrections Canada, Dorchester, N.B. where he
was employed for 22 years. He is survived by his wife, the former
Josephine Glode; two daughters, Ann (Mrs. Robert Crossman), Dorchester;
Donna McMaster, Sackville, N.B.; two sons, Terry, Sackville, N.B.; Dean,
Toronto; three sisters, Eva (Mrs. Lloyd Rector), Springhill; Mrs. Joyce
McCarthy, Stellarton; Mrs. Edna Duncan, Parrsboro; brother, Edgar,
Springhill; four grandchildren. He was predeceased by three sisters,
Pat, Muroye, Freda; brother, Chester. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m.
today in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, where funeral will be 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Rev. Eric Miner officiating. Burial will be in Parrsboro United
Cemetery. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova
[Source: the late Jack Wagstaff via the Herald Obit CD]

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