Guy Kenneth Dodsworth
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- Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:38:07 -0000
His father, William Buckley Dodsworth was born in Parrsboro.
The Chronicle Herald, Friday, September 25, 1987, pg. #34; Reel #6300,
NSARM, Halifax, N.S.
Dodsworth, Guy Kenneth - 65, Bedford, died Thursday in the Halifax
Infirmary. Born in Blue Mountain, Pictou County, he was a son of the late
William and Gertrude (Chapel)[sic] Dodsworth. He was a member, elder and
Sunday School teacher at the Bedford United Church and also a member of
Bedford Lion; Club for 29 years. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy for 25
years, seeing duty overseas. He spent 17 years at the Technical University
of Nova Scotia and three years at SEIMAC, Bedford. He is survived by his
wife, the former Emily Panton; two sons, Kenneth, Bedford; David, Beaver
Bank; three grandchildren; three brothers, Layton and Ralph, Wittenburg;
Stewart, Winnipeg. He was predeceased by a brother, Burpee; a sister,
Bernadette. The body has been cremated. A memorial service will be held 7:30
p.m. Saturday in Bedford United Church, Rev. James Crooks officiating. There
will be a private family internment at Brookside Cemetery, Bedford. In lieu
of flowers, donations may be made to Bedford United Church Memorial Fund,
Canadian Cancer Society, or any charity.
Source: Dave Winter, 20 Mar 2017
Emily May Dodsworth
(January 21, 1921 - November 14, 2014)
Age 93, of Bedford, passed away on November 14, 2014. Born in Leader, Sask.
She was predeceased by parents, Ambrose E. and Emily S. Panton. Born January
21st 1921 in her parents' home on the South Saskatchewan River near Leader.
She attended a one-room school two and a half miles north of the farm. Mom
and her brothers walked daily to and from school until she completed grade
12. Within the next two years, she and her three brothers all joined the
forces. She was sent to Halifax for training and was to go overseas for the
Korean War. Bedford deployment, she met the love of her life Guy Dodsworth
and they married June 21st 1944. In 1947 the house in Bedford on the
Magazine Road was purchased and mom settled in to be a great homemaker and
parent to two sons, Ken in 1945 and David in 1946. She became very active in
Bedford United Church and became a Sunday School teacher and Cub Leader. We
walked many times from home to church to attend services and other events
through the week. Later when dad was at home more often, he became involved
in the Lions and encouraged mom to become involved with the Lionettes. She
enjoyed the fellowship that she found with both organizations. Mom also
worked many evening shifts at the Chicken burger for 19 years. retiring in
1966 when her first granddaughter was born. Survived by son, Kenneth
(Barbara), Bedford; David (Mable), Beaver Bank; grandchildren, Caroline
Keizer-Blake, Emily J. Dodsworth, Troy Lewanne Stefanish;
great-grandchildren, Alexis, Wesley, Madison, Valcrey. She was predeceased
by husband, Guy, brothers Wesley Panton, Lyle Panton and Jack Panton.
Memorial service will be held in Bedford United Church November 21, 2014 at
2 pm., Reverend David Hart officiating.