HALIFAX HERALD 24 DECEMBER 1998
McDONALD, John James Gordon - 91, Meadowland Villa, 23 Retson Dr., Bible Hill, died December 22, 1998, in the villa. Born in East River St. Mary's, Pictou Co., he was a son of the late Rev. William and Elizabeth (Kent) McDonald. He was a bank manager for the Royal Bank of Canada for 45 years. He was a member of Trinity United Church, New Glasgow, and Curren Masonic Lodge 68, Hopewell, where he received his 50-year jewel. He was also an avid bridge player. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his sons, George and wife Janet, Baku Azerbaijan; Rev. Curtis and wife Bev, East Mountain; daughter, Elizabeth (Beth) (Mrs. Art deCarle), Saskatoon; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Dorothy Louise Ferrand; brother, George; sisters, Margaret and Anna. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Friday, December 25, in Mattatall Funeral Home, 55 Young St., Truro. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, December 26, in Valley United Church, Valley, Colchester Co., Rev. Ebbie Snow officiating. Burial at a later date in Amherst Cemetery, Amherst, Cumberland Co. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia; the Mission and Service Fund of the United Church of Canada or to a charity of your choice. (obit courtesy of Doug Sinnis, Stellarton)
Penny Lane, August 17, 2013
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, David Winter <davidwinter@...> wrote:
> GOOGLE Search:
> Pictou Advocate, Wednesday, December 17, 1986
> Dorothy Louise McDonald, 72, 251 Marsh St., New Glasgow, died Monday, Dec.
> 15 in Aberdeen Hospital. Born in Shulie, Cumberland County, she was the
> daughter of the late George and Maud (McCabe) Ferrand. She was a member and
> elder of Trinity United Church. She was a graduate of St. John Hospital
> School of Nursing. She was secretary of the Golden Years Senior Citizens
> Club, a member of the Victorian Order of Nurses and the hospital auxiliary.
> She is survived by her husband, J.J. Gordon; a daughter, Elizabeth (Mrs.
> Arthur deCarle), Saskatoon; two sons, Rev. Curtis, Pictou; George, Calgary;
> a sister, Hazel (Mrs. Dawson Fulton), Williamstown, Mass.; nine
> grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Victor and a sister, Ella.
> The body will be in the R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral will
> be 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18 in Trinity United Church, New Glasgow. Burial
> will be in Highland View Cemetery, Amherst. Family flowers only. Donations
> may be made to The Trinity United Church Memorial Fund or any charity.
> The Evening News, of Tue., Dec. 16, 1986 had the same obituary, except that
> McDonald was spelled MacDonald.