Margaret Ruth (Hurst) Lane of Parrsboro
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- Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:37:37 -0000
The Chronicle Herald, Saturday, April 25, 1981, pg. #46; Reel #6145, NSARM,
OBITUARY: Mrs. Charles W. Lane
Maders Cove, Lunenburg County - Mrs. Charles W. Lane, 60, of Maders Cove,
Lunenburg County, formerly of Halifax, died Thursday in Fishermen's Memorial
Born in Parrsboro, she was the former Margaret Ruth Hurst Lane, a daughter
of the late Margaret (Blake) and George W. Hurst.
She graduated from the Nova Scotia Provincial Normal College, Truro, and
from Mount Saint Vincent University with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Flowing graduation, she taught in Parrsboro at both common and high school
levels. She moved to Halifax and continued her profession as a substitute
teacher in most Halifax city schools.
She also taught English as a second language to immigrants in Halifax
following the Second World War.
Surviving are her husband, Charles; three daughters, Margaret Jane (Mrs.
W.H. Smith), Sarnia, Ont.; Catherine Ann Ridgetown, and Mary Ruth, Kingston,
Ont.; a sister, Marion (Mrs. M.B. Kingston), Charlottetown; two
grandchildren; four nephews, two nieces and three aunts.
A memorial mass will be in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Bridgewater, 2 p.m.
Monday, with a committal service in Hillcrest Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Arthritis
Society or the Canadian Cancer Society.
Source: Dave Winter, 27 Feb 2017
Mark Benedict Kingston
Dr. Mark Benedict Kingston passed away peacefully at the Queen Elizabeth
Hospital on December 26th, 2015.
Mark was born in Chatham, New Brunswick on April 6, 1924, the fifth of
fourteen children of Cornelius and Katherine O¹Shea Kingston.
After volunteering and serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force (1942-46)
he attended St. Francis Xavier University prior to obtaining his medical
degree from Dalhousie University.
He practiced in Chatham for several years before returning to complete his
residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Dalhousie and McGill universities.
He was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
He and his family moved to Charlottetown in 1967 where he practiced through
A remarkably kind and loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, Mark
is survived by his devoted wife of 65 years, ***Marion (Hurst) Kingston***;
two daughters: Paula (Al Cook) Kingston and Martha (Stephen Penney)
Kingston; four sons: Mark (Rose) Kingston, Brian (Kerry) Kingston, Drew
(Michelle McCabe) Kingston and Stephen (Michelle Buie) Kingston; thirteen
grandchildren (Stephanie, Illinois, Nelson, Sadie, Ben, Sam, Georgia, Devin,
Amber, Blake, Paul, Eliza and Noah); and seven great-grandchildren.
He is also survived by three sisters: Katherine Crowe, Gertrude Duffie and
Suzanne Barry, two brothers Father Cornelius and Terry, and numerous nieces
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by seven brothers: Father Paul,
Fred, Bernard, Gregory, Father Louis, Leo and Dermot, and one sister Joan
Resting at the Belvedere Funeral Home, Charlottetown for visitation
Wednesday December 30, 2015 from 4-7 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer on
Thursday December 31, at 10 a.m.
Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the QEH Foundation
Fund. Online condolences: www.belvederefh.com