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Johnston Annie Johnston
31/12/1749 R. Fraser The death of Mrs. Annie Johnston, 74, a well known and esteemed Whitney Pier resident occurred yesterday morning in City of Sydney Hospital after a brief illness. A native of Boularderie Mrs. Johnston had lived at Whitney Pier for a number of years and was a valued member of Trinity United Church and UCW. She resided at 27 Connaught Street. Besides her husband, Donald John, she is survived by two sons, Donald at Whitney Pier and Everett in Toronto, four daughters, Margaret (Mrs. Frank Sedgewick) of Montreal; Irene, at home; Helen (Mrs. George Morrison), Truro; and Pearl (Mrs. Merritt Richardson), South Bar; one brother John Morrison, Detroit, Mich., and two sisters, Mrs. John Crowley, and Mrs. Edward Adams, both in Massachusetts. The remains rest at the Fillmore Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at two o’clock Monday afternoon. Interment will take place in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. [NO DATE] 31/12/1749

Jost Maude Jost Vital Stats – 1875, Cape Breton Death Certificates 22/02/1875 Colin Waye - Maude Jost, female, 16, spinster, born Sydney, parents – James and Annie Jost, 22Feb. 1875, Sydney, informant A. MacIntyre


Johnston James Johnston The Casket Page 5 11/27/1902 Margaret Cooke At Beaver Cove, on the 19th inst., in the 63rd year of his age, JAMES JOHNSON passed peacefully away, being prepared by a well spent life and the reception of the last sacraments. The deceased was a man of sterling integrity and a good kindly neighbour. He leaves a widow, seven sons and five daughters to mourn their loss. May his soul rest in peace. 11/19/1902

Johnston Kate Johnston The Casket 2/19/1914 Maureen McNeil - Died on Feb.9 th at Johnstons Harbour after a lingering illness, Kate Johnston, in her 89 th year. Two sisters and three brothers survive.


Jones Alfred Jones The Cape Breton Post 5/12/1929 Maureen McNeil (I'm Not sure about the year!) Death of Alfred Jones - Glace Bay, May 12, - The death took place last evening at the home of his son Bryon, of Alfred Jones, age 75, after a brief illness following a paralytic stroke he suffered a few days ago. The late Mr. Jones came from Newfoundland, 23 years ago and settled on Highland Street for himself and raised his family. He worked practically ever since coming to Glace Bay with Dominion Coal Company in their Masonary and brick laying department. The late Mr. Jones was well known and very highly respected here by a large circle of friends who will learn of his death with much regret. He is survived by three sons and two daughters and a large number of grandchildren. His wife and a son Charles, who was for many years, a conductor of the Sydney & Glace Bay railway, predeceased him. The sons are George, William and Bryon, all living on Highland Street. The daughters are, Mrs. Thomas Williams and Mrs. George Horwood, living in Vancouver. The funeral takes place Tuesday afternoon leaving the house at 2 o'clock for St. Mary's Church, where services will be held. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.


Joyce Patrick Joyce The Sydney Daily Post 8/6/1914 Maureen McNeil Death of Patrick Joyce - There passed away last evening one of the oldest and best known of Halifax citizens. Patrick Joyce, at the age of 85 years, after an illness of one week. Death was caused by a stroke of paralysis. Mr. Joyce who came to Halifax in 1847, from County Cork, Ireland was one of the pioneer bakers of this city conducting a business, near the corner of Duke St. from which he retired some fourty years ago. He had a wonderful memory and could recount many interesting tales of old Halifax. His wife who died some time ago, was the daughter of Daniel Keleber, a well known school master of this city. He leaves one brother, Maurice Joyce, engraving company of Washington and three children John M. at Barnastead's drug store; Redmond in the United States and Katherine, wife of C.J. Mulcabey of the Customs Staff at Halifax. The interment will be made at Holy Cross Cemetery on Friday afternoon at 2 pm.


Johnson Thomas S Johnson Sydney Post Record p 6 5/10/1938 R. Fraser INDIAN COVE PRESIDENT PASSES SUDDENLY THOMAS S JOHNSON CLAIMED BY DEATH President Of Ramblers Ball Club And Well Known Northside Resident Stricken By Heart Attack - Sydney Mines, May 9 - Thomas S Johnson, 61, President of the Indian Cove Coal Company, died suddenly at his residence here early tonight, following a heart seizure. Enjoying his customary good health today, he was stricken shortly after he retired this evening. Seizure is Fatal. Dr Hugh Martin was summoned but the attack proved fatal and he succumbed shortly after being stricken. His passing removes a prominent figure in the coal industry of Cape Breton, and one of the old links of the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Company. Born in New Glasgow, he joined the railway department of the Scotia company in 1903, and remained there until 1924, when he went with the Indian Cove Coal Company, and about 10 years ago was promoted to the presidency of this independent organization. Prominent Citizen. Of a quiet and retiring nature, he nevertheless associated himself in various community undertakings and was particularly interested in sport, and this year was chosen as President of the Ramblers Baseball Club. His totally unexpected passing will come as a distinct shock, and will be regretted and mourned by a host of business associates, townsmen, friends and acquaintances in Cape Breton and elsewhere in the Maritimes. Besides his widow, he is survived by three daughters, Ruth, student nurse at New Glasgow hospital, Josephine, training at New Waterford hospital, and Mary, student at Acadia University; one son, Logan, in Chicago. Indifferent Health. The late Mr Johnson has not been enjoying the best of health and early in the year entered a sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan, returning to Sydney Mines three weeks ago, appearing in the best of condition. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. In religion he was a Presbyterian, and a valued member of the congregation here.


Johnstone Mrs W G Johnstone Sydney Post Record p 2 6/25/1938 R. Fraser North Sydney, June 25 - Death last night claimed Mrs W G Johnstone, 81, at her residence, Fairholme Farm, Little Bras d’Or. Mrs Johnstone was the daughter of Mr and Mrs Arnold Martell of Round Island, C.B., and was the last surviving member of a family of eight girls. She was well and favorably known in various parts of the Island having been a school teacher for many years. She had been ill only a short time, having been stricken last Tuesday. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs D N Harold of Melfort, Saskatchewan, and three sons, Earle W, in Worcester, Mass., Lloyd McK and Alex at home; a sister, Mrs J W Dobson of Sydney predeceased her by a couple of years. The funeral will take place on Monday afternoon from the family residence to Lakeside cemetery. Deceased was a member of Calvary Baptist church.


Johnson Hugh Johnson Sydney Post Record p 3 6/29/1942 R. Fraser A widely known Cape Breton resident, Hugh Johnson, 70, died early Sunday morning at his residence on Rockdale avenue, following a general illness. He had been ailing for the past six months, but in the past few weeks his condition became grave and ended in death about 6:45 o’clock yesterday morning. A native of Upper Barney’s River, N.S. he resided in Cape Breton since 1900, coming here in the boom days and opened and subsequently developed a flourishing mercantile business in the town of North Sydney where he remained until 1914 when he moved to this city and resided here ever since. Shortly after coming to Sydney he conducted a grocery store at the corner of Charlotte and Falmouth streets and later disposed of the business to enter the employ of the Dominion Coal company at New Waterford and continued in the service of the corporation there until stricken with his final illness. In the earlier days he was a prominent figure in turf circles and besides owning a number of horses he played a leading role in the development of this sport. News of his passing will be learned with deep regret throughout Cape Breton and there will be general mourning as the late Mr Johnson enjoyed the esteem and the respect of everyone who knew him. besides his widow, the former Flora Steele of Beechmount, C.B. he is survived by two daughters, Mrs Lena Stevens of Washington, D.C., who was called home a month ago on account of the illness and subsequent death of her father; Genevive at home and the following sons, James, government inspector in England; Cecil, Ernest, Harold, Hugh and Robert in Sydney. Also two brothers, Dan in Seattle; Robert in Barney’s River, N.S.; two more brothers, Al and Will predeceased him in Greenfield.


Jenkins Allister Roy Jenkins Sydney Post Record p 16 4/21/1943 R. Fraser Glace Bay, April 20 - Funeral of Allister Roy Jenkins, eight month old son of U.M.W. District President and Mrs Freeman Jenkins, was held from the residence of his grandfather, Sam Jenkins, this afternoon. Service was conducted at the house by the Rev G E Whidden, pastor of Warden United church, and two hymns were sung by the gathering. These were "When He Cometh" and "Jesus Loves Me." From the house the funeral went to Greenwood cemetery, where burial was made. Pall bearers were George Binder and Roy Jenkins.


Johnston Sadie Johnston Sydney Post Record p 5 8/21/1937 R. Fraser Baddeck, Aug 19 - Following a long illness the death of Mrs Sadie Johnston occurred in her home at Boston, Mass. recently. The deceased was a daughter of the late Hector MacRae of Plaister Mines, Victoria county and Mrs MacRae, now of Roslindale, Mass. Besides her sorrowing husband, Dr Johnston she is survived by her mother, Mrs Elizabeth MacRae and two sisters, Miss Arabel MacRae, R.N., and Miss Euphemia MacRae, R.N., of Roslindale, Mass. to whom deep sympathy is extended.


Johnstone William W Johnstone Sydney Post Record p 8 6/13/1944 R. Fraser Bras d’Or, June 12 - William W Johnstone, aged 77 years, one of this community’s oldest and most highly respected residents passed away at his home, Fairhome Farm, at seven o’clock this evening. He had been ill only a few weeks. A farmer all his life, he owned and operated Fairhome Farm, one of the finest of its kind in the province. He was a member of St Andrew’s church here. Left to mourn his passing is one son Charles. His wife predeceased him about eight years ago. The funeral of this well known man will be held on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30. Interment to be made in Lakeside cemetery, North Sydney. WM. H. [SIC] JOHNSTONE Bras d’Or - William W. Johnstone, aged 77 years, one of this community’s oldest and most highly respected residents passed away at his home, Fairhome Farm[sic], on Monday evening. He had been ill only a few weeks. A farmer all his life he owned and operated Fairhome Farm, one of the finest of its kind in the Province. A man of sterling qualities his death will be mourned by a large number of friends. He was a member of St. Andrew’s Church here. Left to mourn his passing is one son Charles. His wife predeceased him about eight years ago. The funeral took place on Wednesday afternoon with a service at St. Andrew’s United Church here, of which he had been a member. Interment was in Lakeside cemetery, North Sydney, Rev. A. D. MacDonald, pastor of Wilson United Church, Florence officiated. [no date][Lakeside, North Sydney, CB, NS stone William W Johnston 1866-1944 Wife Anne E Burchell 1862-1936]


Jackson John Jackson Sydney Post Record p 6 1/11/1937 R. Fraser Sydney Mines, Jan 9 - The death occurred in Harbor View Hospital at noon today of John Jackson, after a short illness. The deceased was a son of Mr and Mrs Clifford Jackson, Crescent street, and was well and favorably known in town. Surviving are his wife, formerly Muriel Wolstenholm, his parents Mr and Mrs Clifford Jackson, five sisters, Mrs V Matheson, of Glace Bay; Mrs D Jenter, Winnie, Hazel, Bessie and one brother Clifford residing at Sydney Mines to whom sincere sympathy is extended.


Johnstone Louise Johnstone Sydney Post Record p 8 8/16/1944 R. Fraser LOUISE JOHNSTONE DIES AT BRAS D’OR Bras d’Or, Aug 15 - A host of friends throughout this district and elsewhere in Cape Breton will learn with deep regret of the death at her home here today of Mrs Lloyd McK Johnstone, 41, one of the Northside’s best known and most highly esteemed residents whose death occurred following an illness of three years. Although ill that time, Mrs Johnstone had been seriously ill for only the past seven weeks. She died at 7:30 o’clock this morning. A native of nearby North Sydney the deceased had been a resident of Bras d’Or for nearly 20 years. The former Louise Bedwin, she was a daughter of R W (Win) Bedwin, North Sydney and the late Mrs Bedwin. Mrs Johnstone is survived by her husband, widely known in this community and five children, Earl, Billy, Doris, Roy and Mary. Also surviving are her father, in North Sydney and one sister, Mrs Earl Johnstone, (Doris Bedwin) of Worchester, Mass. who returned to that place last week after visiting her sister for some time. Funeral services will take place Thursday afternoon at the home 2:30 o’clock, burial in Lakeside cemetery, North Sydney. The funeral will be under the direction of the W J Dooley Funeral Services, North Sydney. Sincere sympathy of a widespread circle of friends is offered the bereaved husband and family and other relatives.


Johnstone Katherine Johnstone Sydney Post Record p 2 7/30/1938 R. Fraser The death occurred yesterday morning, following a lingering illness, of Mrs Katherine Johnstone, age sixty five years. The late Mrs Johnstone is survived by a son Harry Johnstone, 83 Furnace street, a daughter, Mrs Gordon Troke, and a step-son John Johnstone, both residing at Louisburg. Surviving also are three brothers, James and Michael Holland, of this city and Edward Holland, of Louisburg. The late Mrs Johnstone was all her lifetime a staunch adherent of the Presbyterian church and her death will be learned with regret by a wide circle of friends. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon from the residence of her son Harry, at 3 Furnace street. Service at the home, commencing at 2:30 will be conducted by Rev D M Sinclair and interment will follow at Catalone cemetery.


Jardine Hanora Jardine Sydney Post Record p 6 4/9/1934 R. Fraser Sydney Mines, April 7 - The death occurred on Friday at noon of Mrs Honora Jardine, wife of William Jardine, at her home on Crescent Street after a long illness. The deceased was born at Little Bras d’Or [?]4 years ago, coming to Sydney Mines [20? 29?] years ago. [???] Survived by her husband, two daughters Mrs John Finlayson of Florence and Miss [Beatrice?] Jardine living at home. Three sons John and Thomas residing in Sydney Mines and [Daniel?] of California; one brother Frederick Marsh of Lingan and three sisters Mrs Wm Blackman, Augusta, Maine; and Mrs George Williams and Mrs Walter MacDonald of Boston, Mass. [Note that the mf is out of focus for this page and is extremely difficult to read]


Jefferies Agnes Jefferies Sydney Post Record p 6 12/27/1935 R. Fraser LARGE NUMBERS ATTEND FUNERAL Sydney Mines, Dec 24 - The funeral of the late Miss Agnes Jefferies was held from the home of her grandparents, Mr and Mrs Michael Walsh, Shore Road, Tuesday afternoon and was very largely attended. Services at the home and at Trinity Anglican church was conducted by Rev G T Spriggs. Interment was made in Trinity cemetery. The pall bearers were J. Ferguson, Russell Alderson, Anthony Brown, Harry Snow, Vincent Polo, and James MacLean. The deceased was a daughter of Mr and Mrs Thomas Jeffries and was born at Sydney Mines nineteen years ago and was quite popular with the younger set. She became ill several months ago, and was for some time a patient in Harbor View Hospital, and altho she received the best of medical attention she passed away on Sunday. Besides her parents and grandparents, she is survived by four sisters, Mildred, Rose, Lillian, Winnie and three brothers, Joseph, Thomas and Michael.


Jessome Alexander Jessome Sydney Post Record p1 7/30/1934 R. Fraser MINER KILLED AT NORTHSIDE North Sydney, July 29 - Alexander Jessome, 24, received fatal injuries when struck by a fall of stone while working at the coal face of Toronto mine, Little Bras d'Or last night. At the time of the distressing accident Jessome was working at the coal face with his brother Patrick Jessome. He was removed to the surface and on examination it was learned he was beyond medical aid and passed away a few minutes later. The deceased was a native of Millville, Boularderie where he leaves a widow and two children. The late Mr Jessome was well and favorably known in this district and was considered a careful and energetic miner. His untimely death was learned with profound regret by his fellow workers and friends.


Jobes John G Jobes Sydney Post Record p 6 4/9/1935 R. Fraser Sydney Mines, Aug 28 - On Sunday death removed a prominent and highly respected resident of Boularderie West when John George Jobes, son the late John Charles and Margaret Jobes, passed away at the age of twenty three years. Left to mourn are two brothers and three sisters, Hugh A, at home, and John of Sydney Mines, Mrs Joseph McNeil, Mrs Stephen McMullin and Mrs Alexander Boyd all of this town. The funeral was held at Island Point cemetery on Wednesday and was attended by a large number of relatives, neighbors and friends. The pall bearers were Peter McIntyre, Stephen McMullin, Alex McNeil, Hector McNeil, Michael Gillis and Joseph McIntyre. The deceased who had been in poor health for some time passed away at an early hour Sunday, having been fortified with the full rites of the Roman Catholic church of which he was a devote member.


Johnson Sarah Johnson Sydney Post Record p 6 9/25/1934 R. Fraser North Sydney, Sept 24 - The death of Miss Sarah Johnson occurred at her home at Beaver Cove on Saturday. The late Miss Johnson was eighty six years of age, was born there and resided on the old homestead. She was of a kind and loving disposition and will be mourned by a large circle of relatives and friends, Mrs George Nicholson, of this town, is a sister of the deceased. The funeral will be held on Tuesday.


Johnson Donald Johnson Sydney Post Record p 6 12/15/1934 R. Fraser North Sydney, Dec 14 - Donald Johnson one of the best known and highly respected residents of Leitches Creek passed away at his home last night following an illness of three weeks duration. The deceased had been in failing health for some time but was able to carry on activities about his farm until three weeks ago when he took to bed. Born at Leitches Creek 80 years ago the late Mr Johnson resided there all his life and conducted one of the most modern farms in the district. He was a well known figure and always took an active part in community affairs. His wife predeceased him eight years ago. He leaves to survive three sons and four daughters. Alexander in Detroit; James in Sydney and Samuel living at home, Mrs Neil Stewart, Mrs Fred Bartlett, Detroit, Mrs Dan R MacDonald, Sydney Mines and Mrs Robert Bartlett, Leitches Creek. Two brothers also survive, Samuel in California and Murdoch at Leitches Creek. The funeral will likely take place Saturday afternoon from the family home to Leitches Creek cemetery.


Joyce Leo Joyce Sydney Post Record p 3 1/8/1940 R. Fraser SEEK RELATIVES OF SYDNEY NATIVE WHO DIED IN ONTARIO Said to be a native of Sydney, Leo Joyce or Joy, aged 31 years, died in Port Arthur, Ontario, Saturday and effort is now being made by the police to hunt up his relatives. He was employed with the Abitibi Pulp and Paper Company, and was working at one of their logging camps in North Ontario woods. Death was due to natural causes, according to the telegram received by the Postmaster here. Persons knowing this young man and who can furnish the police with any information as to his relatives, are requested to get in touch with Police Chief W R Tracey.


Johnston William H Johnston Sydney Post Record p 8 2/16/1940 R. Fraser WILLIAM H JOHNSTONE North Sydney, Feb 14 - The death of William H Johnston, 83, occurred at the home of his daughter, Mrs Walter Hare, Thompson Avenue, here last night following a brief illness. Born at George’s River on April 4, 1856, he remained in Cape Breton for some years. Later he removed to Yarmouth, N.S. where he took up the trade of carpentry. Leaving Nova Scotia, he moved to Newfoundland, where he practiced his trade for a number of years. He was married there in November, 1879, and a short time later returned to Cape Breton to take up residence in George’s River. For some years he worked in British Columbia and in various parts of the United States, before finally returning to George’s River. He worked on many buildings in North Sydney. Retiring in 1931, he took up his residence with his daughter, Mrs Hare, North Sydney and remained there until his death. Surviving are his four daughters, Mrs John Robertson, Omaha, Neb.; Mrs William Garniss, East Saugus, Mass.; Mrs Hare, North Sydney, and Mrs Cluett LeMoine, Upper North Sydney; three sons, James J Johnston, Lynn, Mass.; A A Johnston, Verdun, Que. and Clifford Johnston, Beacon street, North Sydney; and one sister, Mrs George England, George’s River. The funeral was scheduled to take place from the home of his daughter, Mrs Hare, Thompson avenue, at two o’clock Friday afternoon.


Johnston Margaret Johnston
4/10/1940 R. Fraser Mrs Margaret Johnston passed away at Trout Brook, Mira last night in her 87th year. A life long resident of Marion Bridge she was one of the best known residents of the district. Surviving relatives include two sons, Alex Johnson and J A Johnston, the latter in North Quincy, Mass. She was a member of the United church at Marion Bridge. Funeral service will be held on Friday from the home of the son, Alex Johnston, Trout Brook.


Johnson Walter Johnson Sydney Post Record p 3 4/15/1940 R. Fraser Glace Bay, April 15 - Walter Johnson, 39, died this morning at his home, Lake Road. He was a patient in the General Hospital for some weeks and was removed to his home yesterday. Deceased was well and popularly known. For 18 years he was employed with the B.C. Co-Operative as a teamster and two years ago was transferred to Donkin branch. Surviving are his wife and two sons, Earl and Howard; his father, Colin Johnson in Boston; two sisters, Mrs Daniel McPherson and Mrs Daniel Donaldson, in Boston; and three brothers.


Jessome William Francis Jessome Sydney Post Record p 8 4/19/1940 R. Fraser Florence, April 18 - Green Hill lost another of its oldest residents in the death of William Francis Jessome which occurred at 6 pm Wednesday in Harbour View Hospital following an illness of one week. The deceased was in his 73rd year and until a few months ago pursued his occupation in Florence Colliery, where he has been employed since its opening. The late Mr Jessome was born in Bras d’Or and was one of the early residents of Florence. Surviving are his wife and one daughter, Mrs David Appel, New York (Louise) who is expected home for the funeral; one sister, Mrs Vincent Ryan, Donkin; one stepsister, Mrs Martin Young, Bras d’Or and one step brother Thomas, also at Bras d’Or. The deceased was a member of St Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church.


Jackson Lewis J Jackson Sydney Post Record p 8 6/10/1940 R. Fraser LEWIS J JACKSON DIES SUDDENLY IN NORTH SYDNEY North Sydney, June 10 - A host of friends throughout the district will greatly regret to learn of the sudden death of Lewis J Jackson, one of this town’s best known residents, who passed away at his late home on Thompson avenue at 7 o’clock last evening. Although he had been ailing for some time the deceased had been confined to his home only three weeks prior to his death which followed a sudden and serious turn for the worst yesterday, and news of his death will come as a shock to his many friends. Born in North Sydney in 18[60?], the deceased had lived here all his life and for a period of about thirty years had been a well liked and valuable employee of the Canadian National Railway staff. When he worked with this concern first, he started as a section man, and after about five years he became a member of the freight department staff and baggage master, a position he held up until the time of his death. Due to illness he was obliged to discontinue work three weeks ago. Prior to joining the C.N.R. staff the deceased had at one time followed the sea for a few years and later worked with the Steel Company at Sydney. A son of the late Capt. and Mrs Daniel Jackson, the deceased was a member of St Matthew-Wesley United church, and also was a valuable member of the local union of the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Employees. Very well liked by his fellow workers, and a man who possessed a very pleasant disposition. Mr Jackson was Recording-Secretary of the local Union at the time of his death. His father predeceased him one month ago, while his mother had passed away some years ago. In addition to his wife, (nee Lydia Vatcher, of Burgeo, Nfld.) the deceased is survived by three sons, Ralph Jackson, with the baggage staff at Sydney Mines; Lance Bombadier Daniel R Jackson, Camp Borden, Ont.; and Lewis Jackson, Jr. , a member of the staff of MacCallum’s drug store, town.


Johnstone Mrs. William Johnstone
11/30/1936 R. Fraser North Sydney, Nov. 30 - Death removed a respected resident of Little Bras d’Or yesterday in the person of Mrs. William W. Johnstone, Springfield Farm, who passed away following a comparatively short illness. The deceased was born at Sydney Mines 75 years ago, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Burchell and was well and favorably known throughout the district. Up until the time of her illness abut ten days ago the late Mrs. Johnstone was very active and always took a keen interest in the various community affairs and the activities of the United Church at Little Bras d’Or of which she was a valued member and untiring worker. Besides her husband she leaves to survive one son Charles Johnstone residing on the homestead, and two sisters Mrs. Roderick Ferguson, Sydney Mines and Mrs. Malcolm Stewart who made her home with Mrs. Johnstone; also one brother, Charles Burchell, of Sydney Mines to whom the sympathy of the community is extended. [no date][Lakeside, North Sydney, CB, NS stone William W Johnston 1866-1944 Wife Anne E Burchell 1862-1936]


Johnstone Mrs Wm W Johnstone Sydney Post Record p 6 12/5/1936 R. Fraser MANY MOURNERS ATTEND FUNERAL Sydney Mines, Dec 4 - The funeral of the late Mrs Wm W Johnstone was held form her late residence, Springfield Farm, Little Bras d'Or, Tuesday afternoon and was largely attended by friends from North Sydney, Sydney Mines and surrounding districts. A short service was conducted at the home followed by a funeral service at the United Church, Little Bras d'Or. Rev Angus MacDonald, of Wilson United church, Florence and Rev N R[sic] Patterson, of North Sydney officiating. Interment was made in Lakeside cemetery, North Sydney.


Jardine Robert Jardine Sydney Post Record p 9 1/4/1937 R. Fraser Leitches Creek, Jan 3 - The death occurred in Halifax on December 29th of Robert Jardine of Upper Leitches Creek. The remains arrived in North Sydney on Dec 31. Deceased was born at Little Pond 85 years ago but has resided in Leitches Creek for the past 30 years. Of a kind and generous nature he will be missed by a wide circle of friends. To mourn his loss are a widow, six sons, David, Robert, George, Lawrence, Alfred and Ernest. Two daughters Catherine and Myrtle all residing at Leitches Creek. Four brothers, Duncan at Sydney Mines, Wilson, Thomas and George at Little Pond. Two sisters Mrs Peter McDonald at Sydney Mines and Mrs Pius Boutilier at Little Pond. The funeral services were conducted by Rev J S Nickerson. At the church the choir sang favorites of the deceased. "Theres's a Land that is Fairer than Day." They were assisted by Mrs Andrew Jardine and Alex Nicholson of Florence. Other hymns were "The Lord's My Shepherd" and "O God Our Help in Ages Past." The pall bearers were nephews of the deceased. Interment was made in Upper Leitches Creek cemetery.


Johnson Murdoch Johnson Sydney Post Record p 8 12/4/1937 R. Fraser North Sydney, Dec 3 - The funeral of Murdoch Johnson was held from his late home, Leitches Creek. A short service was conducted at his residence by Rev J S Nickerson, after which the lengthy cortege proceeded to St Columba church where Rev Mr Nickerson conducted the service. Hymns sung during the service were "Jesus Keep Me Near The Cross," "Jesus Lover of My Soul," and "Nearer My God To Thee." The pall bearers were Alexander Beaton, Gordon MacLeod, James Rich, Murdoch MacKeigan, Jr. The deceased is survived by three daughters, Mrs John Beaton of Leitches Creek, Mrs Mary MacKeigan of New Waterford, Mrs Charles Boutilier, Gardiner Mines. His wife predeceased him.


Jessome Bernard Jessome Sydney Post Record p 8 6/1/1944 R. Fraser Florence, May 31 - The funeral of the late Bernard Jessome was held this morning and was attended by a large number from here and surrounding districts. Mass of requiem was celebrated at St Joseph’s church by Rev Fr Alex McKenzie. Interment took place in St Joseph’s cemetery, Bras d’Or with Fr McKenzie officiating at the graveside. Pall bearers were Daniel Carew, Eddie Jessome, Alex LeBlanc, James Jessome, Thomas Jeffries, and Joseph Jeffries. The young man passed away on Monday morning in his 23rd year. He was employed at Florence colliery and he enjoyed the esteem of all who knew him. Mass and sympathy cards received by the family expressed in a fitting manner the life lived by the deceased.


Jesty John Keith Jesty Sydney Post Record p 3 7/5/1943 R. Fraser JOHN KEITH JESTY North Sydney, July 3 - Their many friends are offering sympathy to Mr and Mrs Patrick Jesty, (nee Anna MacLennan), well known Archibald Avenue residents, in the death of their infant son, John Keith. The child passed away on Wednesday and was laid at rest on the following day in Holy Cross cemetery.


Jessome Mrs. Frederick Jessome The Cape Breton Post 12/14/1945 Maureen McNeil Mrs. Frederick Jessome, FLorence, Dec.13, Friends throughout the northside district and elsewhere will learn with regret of the death at her home here today of one of the community's most esteemed older residents, Mrs. Frederick Jessome, 77, whose death took place following and illness of several months. Mrs. Jessome was born at nearby Mill Creek and had been a resident of Florence for many years. She was a devout member of the Catholic church. She is survived by her husband, three daughters, and four sons. The daughters are: Mrs. Simon Rasmussan, Sarah; Mrs. Maurice Edwards, FLorence; and Mrs. George Norris, Kate, all here, while the sons are John, Patrick, Edward and James Jessome, also living here. Also surviving are two brothers, Michael Pero, Mill Creek and William Pero, Sydney Mines; 57 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Funeral will take place Sunday afternoon with service to be conducted at St. Stephen's Church here and burial to take place at Bras d'or.


Johnstone Mrs. L. W. (Brown) Johnstone Sydney Daily Post 6/12/1918 G. Newbury Wednesday, June 12, 1918 Sydney Daily Post
Death of Mrs. L. W. Johnstone
The death occurred yesterday after a brief illness at her residence at Sydney Mines of Mrs. Johnstone, wife of Dr. L. W. Johnstone.
Mrs. Johnstone, who was 49 years of age was a daughter of R. H. Brown of Halifax,
one time general manager of the G.M.A.
Besides her husband, she leaves a son, Lewis, at the front, and a daughter at home.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

Thursday, June 13, 1918 Sydney Daily Post
2nd para under, Fatal Shooting At North Sydney [re Annie Thibo]
Funeral of Mrs. Johnstone
The funeral of Mrs. (Dr.) L. W. Johnstone took place this afternoon from her late residence at Sydney Mines, to Lakeside cemetery, North Sydney.
There was a large attendance, many from Sydney and North Sydney being present, as well as from Sydney Mines.
Rev. Mr. Jenkins of Trinity Church, Sydney Mines, was the officating clergyman.
6/11/1918

Jewers Audrey The Sydney Post Record 12/18/1936 G. Newbury Audrey Jewers
New Waterford, Dec. 16 - The death of Audrey Jewers, 2 year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Percy Jewer, took place at their home this morning.
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Friday, December 18, 1936 Sydney Post Record
New Waterford
Laid To Rest
New Waterford, Dec 17 - Many friends of the family of Mr. and Mrs. Percy Jewer turned out to pay their last respects to Little Audrey Jewer this afternoon when she was buried in the All Saints cemetery. Rev. Mr. Hares officated at the service.
The pall bearers were Robert Jewer, John Marsh, Headley Kennedy and Ronald Jewer.
12/16/1936

John Martin Martin Sydney Post Record 1/30/1947 Donald Snow The death occurred last night of John Martin, 86, at his residence, 497 St. Peter's Road. He lived in this city for over 30 years and before coming here worked in the mines at Glace Bay for years. News of his death will be received with regret by his many friends and acquaintances. His wife predeceased him and he is survived by two sons, Joe in this city; Michael in Truro; one daughter, Mrs. Dan MacDonald (Mary) also in this city. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.


Johnson Lucy & Henry C. Johnson The Lowell Sun, Lowell, MA., : 4/2/1948 Shirley Rathbun GROTON -- Mrs. Lucy (Johnson) Johnson of Groton died yesterday at the Community Memorial Hospital in Ayer, aged 88 years. She is Survived by her husband, Henry Johnson of Groton; a son, Whiley Johnson of Lowell; two daughters, Mrs. Bradford Petty of Dedham and Mrs. Cora Frackelton of Haverhill, and several grandchildren. The Lowell Sun, Lowell, MA., Monday, April 5, 1948: MAN QUICKLY FOLLOWS WIFE IN DEATH Henry C. Johnson, 96, Died Yesterday, Mate Succumbed Thursday Lowell -- Only one hour before funeral services were scheduled to be held for his wife yesterday afternoon, Henry C. Johnson, 96, of Groton, died, joining in death the woman who had been his mate for 71 years. Johnson succumbed to illness at the Delaney Hospital even as relatives were preparing to attend the services of his wife, Lucy V. (Johnson) Johnson, 86, who died Thursday at the Ayer Community Hospital. Immediately the plans were altered and double services were conducted at the Badger funeral home, School Street, Groton, with Rev. Donald C. Ward of the Groton Congregational Church officiating. Burial took place in the Edson Cemetery this afternoon where the committal prayers were read by Rev. Mr. Ward. The couple resided in this city most of their lives, Mr. Johnson having been a tannery employee. Lately they moved to the Knopp's pond area of Groton where they made their home. Mrs. Johnson was born in Little River, N. S., on July 1, 1861, the daughter of the late Matthew and Bertha (McNutt) Johnson. He was born in Glenville, N. S., Sept. 12, 1851, the son of Wetherbee and Mary (Cave) Johnson. They are survived by two daughters, Mrs. Cora V. Frackelton of Haverhill and Mrs. Bradford Petty of Dedham; a son, Whiley F. Johnson of this city; nine grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Another child, William B. Johnson, died several years ago.


Jardine Alexander Wilson Jardine Sydney Post Record p 3 4/11/1949 R. Fraser Florence, April 10 - The death of Alexander Wilson Jardine one of the best known and highly esteemed residents of Florence, occurred at the home of his son, Nathaniel Jardine at Shore Road on Saturday at 10 o’clock, following an illness of two months and his passing will be learned with regret by his many friends in and around the surrounding districts. Born at Little Pond, near Florence, he was a life long resident of that district and was 77 years of age. The deceased was a devout member of Wilson United church and an honorary member of King Edward L.O.L. He is survived by two sons; his wife having predeceased him several years ago. The sons are Wallace, who resides at Hillside, Boularderie and Nathaniel at Shore Road, Florence, with whom he made his home. The funeral service will be held from his late residence on Tuesday afternoon at 3 o’clock at the house and 3:30 at Wilson United Church, with interment in St. Matthew -Wesley church cemetery at Little Bras d’Or.


Jesty William George Jesty Cape Breton Post 10/26/1965 Wanda (Sutherland) Ross JESTY, William George: One of North Sydney's most esteemed older citizens, William Jesty, 84, Peppett Street, died suddenly in Harbour View Hospital, Sydney Mines on Monday night. His death came as a shock to his family and other relatives and will be learned of with deep regret by many friends. Born at Rose Blanche, Nfld., he had resided in North Sydney for the past 80 years and started working as a coal miner at the early age of 14 years. He followed this occupation for 50 years at Florence Colliery, retiring 20 years ago. William George Jesty was a fine type of citizen, one who was held in high regard by many friends in this district and elsewhere. He was predeceased by his wife Agnetta Caswell in March of 1953 and infant daughter Edna. A member of St. John's Anglican Church, he leaves to mourn his loss three daughters, Hilda at home, Alice (Mrs. Michael Sutherland) Ottawa, Neta (Mrs. Daniel Gillis) here and five sons, George, Edgar and Norman, all here, Austin in Sydney and Bernie of Hamilton, Ont. All members of the family will be home to attend their father's funeral. Also surviving are a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His body is resting at the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements will be announced today. W.J. Dooley Funeral Home - William Jesty - The funeral of William Jesty was held from the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home October 28th, with service at the funeral home at 2:15 p.m. followed by service at St. John's Anglican Church at 2:30 p.m. Rev. J. T. Turner conducted the services. Hymns sung in church were "There is no night in Heaven" and "Abide with Me". Pallbearers were Jack Stagg, Gordon Poole, Milton Vatcher, Cliff Taylor, Graham Bagnell and Joshua Hillier. Ven. J.T. Turner conducted the graveside service. Interment was made in Lakeside Cemetery under the direction of the W.J. Dooley Funeral Service Limited.


Johnstone Mrs. Charles Johnstone Sydney Post Record p 8 10/31/1949 R. Fraser Bras d’Or, Oct 28 - One of the best known and most esteemed residents of this Northside community, Mrs. Charles Johnstone, 53, passed away at her home here this morning. Mrs. Johnstone’s death took place after an illness of five months. Earlier in the year, she had been a patient in Hamilton Memorial Hospital, North Sydney, for some time. She was the former Annabelle MacKenzie and was born at Boularderie, a daughter of Kenneth MacKenzie and Rebecca Matheson. Surviving to mourn her loss are her husband, operator of a well known farm, and milk business here, and four sons. The sons are David W., attending MacDonald College, Quebec and Wilbert, Gordon and John, at home. Also surviving are one sister Mrs. (Dr. James Stevenson), Christina, in Toronto, Ont. and three brothers, Donald, Hillside, Boularderie; John J. , in Calgary and Joseph MacKenzie in Marshall, Saskatchewan. The funeral will take place Monday afternoon, with services to be held at the home at 2 o’clock and at St. Andrew’s United church, here, at 2:30 o’clock. Rev. J. C. King will officiate. Burial will take place in Lakeside cemetery, North Sydney, under direction of W. J. Dooley Funeral Services, North Sydney. Sincere sympathy of their many friends is offered the family in their bereavement. Bras d’Or, Nov. 1 - Largely attended by many friends from throughout the district, the funeral of Mrs. Charles Johnstone, was held yesterday afternoon from her late residence here. A brief service was conducted at the home by Rev. J. C. King, pastor of Wilson United church, Florence, assisted by Rev. G. N. Gillis of St. Matthew Wesley United church, North Sydney, and Rev. A. D. MacDonald, former pastor at Florence. Hymn sung was “Abide With Me.” The lengthy cortege then proceeded to St. Andrew’s Church where services were conducted by Rev. Mr Gillis and Rev. Mr. MacDonald. Hymns sung included “The Lord Is My Shepherd” and “”Jesus Keep Me Near The Cross”. A solo, “The Sweet Bye and Bye” was sung in Gaelic by Rev. Mr. MacDonald. Interment was in Lakeside cemetery with Rev. Mr. King officiating at the graveside. Pallbearers were Lloyd Johnstone, Evan Hull, Nat Young, John T. Smith, Joseph Hood and Charles Howatson. The wealth of floral tributes, cards and messages of sympathy received by the bereaved family testified to the high esteem in which the deceased was held. She was the former Annabelle MacKenzie, daughter of Kenneth MacKenzie and Rebecca Matheson. Surviving are her husband, operator of a well known dairy farm and milk business here and four sons, David W., attending MacDonald College, Quebec; Wilbert, Gordon and John at home. One sister, Mrs. (Dr.) James Stevenson, Toronto, Ont. and three brothers, Donald, Hillside, Boularderie; John J. in Calgary and Joseph MacKenzie in Marshall, Sask. also survive. Sydney Post Record Tuesday 1 Nov 1949 p 8


Jump Rosie Jump Orlando Sentinel p. C9 11/19/1962 Paul Piatkowski Mrs. Rosie Jump, 100, died Sunday. Born in Nova Scotia, she was an Episcopalian and had lived here since 1888. She is survived by son George F. Jump, Orlando. Fairchild Funeral Home is in charge. (Rosie was born Rosie Munroe of Cow Bay/Port Morien)


John Jobe Jobe Sydney Post Record p 3 10/29/1950 R. Fraser SYDNEY MINES RESIDENT JOHN JOBE, 40, DIES FROM SEVERE BURNS John Jobe, 40, married, Sydney Mines, died early this morning in the City Hospital from effects of shock and burns suffered last evening when covered with flames when a truck carbuerator he was repairing suddenly backfired. Converted into a human torch Jobe raced confusedly down the street until finally halted by a pedestrian who with the assistance of three others in pursuit put out the flames and rushed the victim to the hospital. Jobe was badly burned about the head, face, hands and chest. Earlier reports last night indicated his condition as satisfactory but during the night he became worse and died shortly before seven o’clock this morning. He was employed with a local construction firm as truck driver and was working on a former army vehicle at the time of the accident. A native of Ingonish, Jobe resided at Florence and at Sydney River for a time before taking up residence in Sydney Mines. He is survived by his widow, former Miss MacIntyre, Sydney Mines, and three children. They reside on Diggins street. Peter Jobe, Sydney Mines, is a cousin of the victim. City police and Fire Chief R N MacKenzie are investigating the fatality and Coroner A D Muggah has ordered an inquest. Funeral-Posted in Sydney Post Record Wed 1 Nov 1950 p 8 JOHN JOBE Sydney Mines, Oct 31 - Victim of a tragic accident at Sydney on Friday evening, John Jobe, well known local man, was laid at rest on Monday afternoon in St Mary’s cemetery. The largely attended funeral left from his late residence in time for services at 3:00 o’clock at Immaculate Conception Church. Rev John Webb, CC officiated at the service, and also offered committal prayers when burial took place. Acting as honorary pallbearers were four members of the staff of Harris and Harris Construction Company, Sydney, of which the deceased had been an employee. They were Albert Harris, Thomas Lind, Murray Jack and Locka MacKenzie. Regular pallbearers were Michael Kiley, Ronald Steele, Nelson Matthews, James MacMullin, John Penny and John Young. The funeral was under direction of the George R Francis Funeral Services. It was largely attended by friends of the deceased from throughout this district and elsewhere. The many Mass cards and other tokens of sympathy received by the bereaved family testified to the high esteem in which the deceased had been held by a widespread circle of friends.


Jessome Mrs Joseph Jessome Sydney Post Record p 19 4/26/1951 R. Fraser North Sydney, April 23 – Many friends here and in Newfoundland will learn with deep regret of the death last night of Mrs Joseph Jessome, 33, Brook street, who passed away in Hamilton Memorial Hospital. The deceased was a native of Newfoundland and had moved here with her husband and family some time ago to take up residence. A member of the Anglican Church, she is survived by her husband, and three children. Also surviving are six sisters, Mrs Ronald Ashford and Myrtle Blagdon in North Sydney, Violet Blagdon in Ontario, and three in Newfoundland and one brother, George Blagdon, in Ontario. The remains were forwarded from here tonight by boat for Rose Blanche, Nfld. where burial will take place, with arrangements here looked after by the W J Dooley Funeral Services.


Johnston Alexander Johnston Sydney Post Record p 3 12/1/1951 R. Fraser Alexander Johnston, former Deputy Minister of Transport and the man who brought the first wireless station to Canada, died in hospital in Ottawa yesterday after a brief illness. He was 84. A friend of Gugliemo Marconi, he was instrumental in obtaining a Federal grant of $75,000 to enable the inventor of radio to establish Canada’s first radio station and continue his experiments. He retired as transport deputy in 1933 after 35 years’ public service. A native of Richmond County Cape Breton Island, he graduated from St Francis Xavier University with the degree of Doctor of Laws. His first job was as a reporter for the Sydney Record. He later became owner and publisher of the same paper. His political career started in 1887 when he was elected as a Liberal to the Nova Scotia legislature. Three years later, he defeated Sir Charles Tupper in Cape Breton North to take a seat in the Federal House. He was reelected again in 1904, for another four year term. Two years after his defeat in 1908, he was appointed deputy minister in the old Marine and Fisheries Department, and remained with that department through the changes to the Transport Department until 1932. He headed various Canadian delegations abroad to international conferences on life saving at sea, and telegraphy. He was awarded a C.M.O. while serving under the Bennett government after serving under five prime ministers. He is survived by his widow, the former Frances Steele, and a son, T Mason Johnston, of Ottawa. Ottawa, Nov 30 - (CP) - The man who brought wireless to Canada, Alexander Johnston died in hospital today at the age of 84. A public figure for more than 35 years, he served from 1910 to 1932 as deputy minister of whate[sic] latterly became the Department of Transport. His greatest achievement was held to be the bringing to Canada of her first wireless station. A Cape Bretoner, it was while a member of parliament for Cape Breton South that he persuaded the disgruntled Guglielmo Marconi, who had been prevented from continuing further trans Atlantic wireless experiments from Newfoundland, to postpone his intended return to England and establish a wireless station at Table Head, NS. Mr Johnston was credited with persuading Sir Wilfred Laurier then Prime Minister, to back a federal grant of $75,000 to establish the country’s first wireless station.


Jesty Agnetta (Caswell) Jesty Cape Breton Post 3/25/1953 Wanda (Sutherland) Ross FUNERAL ANNOUNCEMENT - The funeral of the late Mrs. William Jesty, North Sydney will take place March 25th, 1953. A service will be held at the residence on Peppett Street at 1:30 p.m. followed by a service at St. John's Church of England at 2:00 p.m. Interment in Lakeside Cemetery. Funeral arrangements under the direction of the W.J. Dooley Funeral Service. [Editor's comment: maiden name was Agnetta Caswell (from husband's obit)]


Johnson John Johnson
12/31/1959 Carolyn Wallace Hand dated: 1959 only Stellarton- John Johnson, Belmont Ave., passed away last night in the Aberdeen Hospital. Born in Mira, C.B., he was a son of the late Dan and Sara Johnson, and had been blind for the last 20 years due to injuries received in an accident in the Allan Shaft. He was a member of the MacLeod Club for the Blind, and an adherent of the United Church. During the past few years he made his home with his nephew, John MacNeil, and Mrs. MacNeil on Belmont Ave. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family, and besides John MacNeil is survived by three other nephews, Dan and Rod in Ontario and Robert in Moncton, and a niece, Mrs. George Smith, New Glasgow. The funeral will be held from the MacNeil home Tuesday at 2:30. [ Date edited: December 31 inserted for indexing]


Jankowski Victor Jankowski
3/23/1969 Cindy McLean VICTOR JANKOWSKI--Iona resident, Victor Jankowski, died at St Rita Hospital Sunday after a short illness, He was 63. Mr Jankowski was born in Poland and he served in the Second World War with the British Eighth Army and the Polish forces, He was a member of St Columba Parish. He is survived by his wife, the former Catherine MacNeil. Also surviving are two sons, Vincent and Richard. The remains are resting at the TW Curry Downtown Chapel, 390 George Street. Funeral service will be held Wednesday with Mass of Requiem at St Columba church at 10a.m. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.


Jorgenson Laura Jorgenson Chronicle Herald 5/24/1950 R. Fraser Bras d’Or, May 24 - Many friends in the Northside district in particular will learn with regret of the death at her home in Melrose, Mass., on Monday of Mrs. A. A. Jorgenson, a former resident of nearby Groves Point, Boularderie. Word of her death was received here by her two sisters, Mrs. Rod MacKay and Mrs. Angus Murphy of Bras d’Or. The deceased, who was the former Laura Morgan, was born at Groves Point 71 years ago, a daughter of the late Albert Morgan and Harriet Grantmyre. She moved to the United States over 50 years ago, but had been a regular visitor here for a great many years and news of her death will be received with deep regret. She is survived by her two sisters, Mrs. MacKay and Mrs. Murphy. The funeral will take place on Friday afternoon from the Ballantyne Funeral Home, Melrose, Mass. with burial to be made at that place. [no date]

Russell Johnson: Laura Morgan b. Jan 1879, d/o Albert Morgan 1844 and Harriet Wayson 1850. Her sister Mary Adeline b. Jul 1877 married Roderick MacKay b. 1869, Crown Point. Sister Agnes married Angus Murphy. Laura was first married Charles MacDonald 24 Feb 1897, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Year of death would be 1950.
Jordan Arthur Milton Jordan (Jordain)

Maureena Jordan In Memoriam

In true remembrance of my father Milton Jordan who died one year ago Oct. 17, 1955:
The world sees but our smiling faces,
Thus maybe thinks you've been forgot;
But you can look deep in our hearts,
And see the scars to prove you're not.

Sadly missed by his son and daughter-in-law, Laurie and Annie Jordan and children, Lakeview, Ont.
10/17/1955 5 Nov. 1883 - Guysborough Co., NS
Jordan Minnie (Meisner) Jordan

Maureena Jordan Entered Into Eternal Rest
Saturday, March 2, 1968

Mrs. Milton Jordan - New Waterford
Mrs. Milton Jordan of 11 St. Agnes Ave., passed away in St. Joseph's Hospital Saturday morning. Born in Guysborough, she was a resident of this community the past 44 years. She was a member of Calvin United Church and was predeceased by her husband, the late Milton Jordan. She is survived by four sons, Carl in New Waterford, Cecil in New Hampshire, Lawrence in Port Credit, Ontario, and Thomas in Toronto.

She is also survived by three sisters, Miss Margaret Mysner (Meisner), Mrs. Jack Ross, Florida, and Mrs. Lawrence Barry, Bedford. Remains are reposing at the V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home from where they will be removed to Calvin United Church at 11 a.m. Monday. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. D. K. MacLeod at 2 p.m. in Calvin United Church. Burial will take place in Union Grove Cemetery, Scotchtown.

Jordan: The funeral was held on Monday, March 4, at 2 p.m. from Calvin United Church, New Aterford, of Mrs. Minnie Jordan, who passed away on Saturday morning, March 2, 1968. Hymns sung at the service were: "Unto the Hills" and "The Old Rugged Cross." The service was conducted by Rev. Donald MacLeod. Pallbearers were: Edward Coish, Kenneth Bruleigh, John Chesal, Norman Tatlock, John Crummey and Thomas Coish. Committal was in Union Grove Cemetery, Scotchtown.
3/2/1968 Born July 17, 1891, Marie Joseph, Guysborough Co., NS
Johnson Marguerite Johnson GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 2/6/1980 Carol MacLean Mrs. Marguerite Johnson - January 17, 1980, Mrs. Marguerite Johnson, 65, nee Plumridge, Sydney native, of Aylesford, King's Co., NS. Survived by husband Robert J. Johnson, one son , one daughter, four grandchildren, two brothers, three sisters. Services in Sydney.


Jewell Georgina Jewell GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 12/5/1979 Carol MacLean Miss Georgina Jewell - Louisbourg. November 21, 1979, Miss Georgina Jewell , 79, of Louisbourg. Survived by one brother. Services in Louisbourg.


Jakubiak Lillian Elizabeth Jakubiak GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 12/5/1979 Carol MacLean Lillian Elizabeth Jakubiak - Scotchtown/New Waterford. November 23, 1979, Lillian Elizabeth Jakubiak, 51, of 50 King Street, Scotchtown, New Waterford. Survived by mother, two brothers, one sister. Services in New Waterford.


Jabalee Michael Joseph Jabalee GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 9/12/1979 Carol MacLean Michael Joseph Jabalee - North Sydney. August 31st. 1979, Michael Joseph Jabalee, 72, of 114 Stanley Street, North Sydney. Native of Lebarion. Predecased by first wife, nee Ann Devoe. Survived by second wife nee Muriel MacEachen, one son, four daughters, eleven grandchildren, two brothers. Services in North Sydney.


Jewer Howard Jewer GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 9/12/1979 Carol MacLean Howard Jewer - New Waterford. August 31st. 1979, Howard Jewer, of 3185 LeDrew Street, New Waterford. Native of New Waterford. Survived by wife, Rebecca, three sons, four daughters, three brothers. Services in New Waterford.


Jesty Dorothy Jesty Sydney Post 4/3/1972 Wanda (Sutherland) Ross JESTY, MRS. EDGAR: Mrs. Edgar Jesty, 54, of North Sydney, died Monday April 3, 1972 in St. Elizabeth Hospital. Born in North Sydney she was the former Dorothy Campbell, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Campbell. She is survived by her husband; two sons, Calvin, North Sydney; Campbell at Acadia University, Wolfville; three daughters, Tyra (Mrs. Robert Gilbert), Vancuver; Lois and Dale, both at home; and a brother Walter, Edmonton. The body is at the Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home where funeral service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. with burial in Lakeside Cemetery.


Johnson Mary Ann Johnson GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 8/22/1979 Carol MacLean Mrs. Mary Ann Johnson - Glace Bay. August 13th, 1979, Mrs. Mary Ann Johnson, of Detroit, Mich., former resident of 208 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. Survived by five sons, three brothers, one sister. Services in Detroit.


Jessome Melody Anne Jessome GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 8/22/1979 Carol MacLean Melody Anne Jessome - North Sydney. August 8th, 1979, Melody Anne Jessome, four month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Gordon Jessome, Lower Sackville, former North Sydney residents. Survived by parents, one brother, maternal and paternal grandparents. Services in Brasd'Or.


Jennex Hadley George Jennex GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 5/2/1979 Carol MacLean Hadley George Jennex - April 11, 1979, Hadley George Jennex, 67, of New Victoria, at Consilidated Hospital. Native of Halifax. Survived by wife, nee Sara Eldora Leudy, three sons, five daughters, one brother, two sisters. Services in New Victoria.


Jessome Thomas B. Jessome GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 5/2/1979 Carol MacLean Thomas B. Jessome - April 19, 1979, Thomas B. Jessome, 54, of 4 Butt Street, Sydney Mines, at home. Native of Bras d'Or. Survived by wife, nee Elizabeth MacDougall, three sons, six sisters, five brothers. Services in Sydney Mines.


Jesty Patrick Jesty GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 5/2/1979 Carol MacLean Patrick Jesty - April 23, 1979, Patrick Jesty, 65, Norht Sydney native, at his home in Ottawa. Predeceased by first wife, nee Anne MacLellan. Survived by second wife, nee Florence MacKinnon, two sons, five grandchildren, two brothers, one sister. Services in North Sydney.


Johnston Caroline Johnston GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 8/8/1979 Carol MacLean Mrs. Caroline Johnston - July 25, 1979, Mrs. Caroline Johnston, 78, nee Newman of 71 Tobin Ave, North Sydney. Native of Placentia Bay, NewFoundland. WIdow of James Johnston. Survived by five sons, three daughters, a half-brother and a half-sister. Services in NOrth Sydney.


Jackman James Alexander Jackman GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 8/8/1979 Carol MacLean James Alexander Jackman - July 28, 1979, James Alexander Jackman, 40 of Main Street, Sydney Mines. Native of North Sydney. Survived by wife, Violet, one brother. Services in Sydney Mines.


Jenkins Louisa Jenkins GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 5/30/1979 Carol MacLean Mrs. Louisa Jenkins - Sydney Mines. May 20th, 1979, Mrs. Louisa Jenkins, nee Viva, 67, lifelong resident of Sydney Mines, of 18 Fraser Ave, in Harbour View Hospital. Widow of John Walter Jenkins, Survied by six sons, 10 daughters, 38 grandchildren, seven sisters, five brothers. Services in Sydney Mines.


Jotry Mrs. Frederick H. Jotry
6/26/1973 R. Fraser Little Narrows - Mrs. Frederick H. Jotry, 69, of Little Narrows, Victoria County, died Tuesday afternoon in Victoria County Memorial Hospital at Baddeck, from injuries suffered in a highway accident earlier in the day on the Trans Canada Highway about two miles west of Baddeck. Born at Estmere, she was the former Anna Hughena Matheson, a daughter of the late Norman and Katie Belle (MacLeod) Matheson. The deceased had resided in Malden, Mass. for about 35 years prior to returning to Cape Breton. A member of Little Narrows Presbyterian Church, she is survived by a foster daughter, Edna MacNeil, one sister, Mrs. Russell Parney and three brothers, Roderick, John and Angus, all residing here. Her husband died in 1956 and she was also predeceased by a sister Katherine and three brothers, A.D. Matheson, Fred and Dan. Her body is resting at the family residence here. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon with services to be held at 2:30 p.m. at Little Narrows Presbyterian Church. Interment will be made in Estemere Cemetery.


Johnstone Lloyd McKnight Johnstone
9/30/1973 R. Fraser LLOYD M. JOHNSTONE Bras d’Or West - Lloyd McKnight Johnstone, 79, of Bras d’Or west died Sunday morning at home. A lifelong resident of Little Bras d’Or West, Mr. Johnstone was a farmer by occupation until his retirement a number of years ago. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William G. Johnstone. His wife the former Louise Bedwin predeceased him in 1944. Mr. Johnstone was a veteran of the First World War and served with the Royal Flying Corps. He was a graduate of Acadia University. A member of Calvary Baptist Church, North Sydney, he is survived by two daughters (Mary) Mrs. William Dennis Marsh, Mill Creek, (Doris) Mrs. Malcolm Parks, Halifax; three sons, Earl, Bras d’Or West; William, Pennsylvania and Roy in Bras d’Or; a sister (Eleanor) Mrs. Douglas Harold, Melford, Sask; a brother Earl W, Lake Helen, Florida; also 20 grandchildren and one great grandchild. The body is resting at the Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, North Sydney from where the funeral service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. Interment in Lakeside Cemetery.


Johnson Mrs. H. Johnson GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 8/29/1978 Carol MacLean Mrs. H. Johnson - Glace Bay. Funeral services for the late Mrs. Hubert Johnston, 73, of 2 Kennedy Drive, took place August 19th, at the V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ron Feltmate officiating. Interment was made in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Johnson, who died August 17, 1978, was the former Margaret Campbell. A native of Boston, Mass., she resided here most of her life. She was a member of Knox United Church. She is survived by her husband, a son James, daughters (Norma) Mrs. Charles Harte, (Sally) Mrs. John MacIntyre, a sister Mrs. Tena Wilton, and a brother William Campbell, Glace Bay.


Jesty Hilda Jesty Sydney Post 5/10/1977 Wanda (Sutherland) Ross MISS HILDA JESTY, 70, died Tuesday evening May 10, 1977 in Northside General Hospital. A lifelong resident of North Sydney, she was a daughter of the late William and Agnetta (Caswell) Jesty and was a member of St. John's Anglican Parish. Miss Jesty is survived by four brothers, Austin and Edgar, Sydney; Norman, North Sydney and Bernie, Hamilton, Ont.; one sister Alice (Mrs. Michael Sutherland), Ottawa. She was predeceased by two sisters, Edna and Agneta and one brother George. Her body rests at the W. J. Dooley Funeral Home in North Sydney. Funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday in St. John's Church and interment will take place in Lakeside Cemetery.


Jesty George William Jesty Sydney Post 3/23/1974 Wanda (Sutherland) Ross JESTY, George William: George W. Jesty, 64, of 32 Pierce St. , died Saturday, March 23, 1974 in St. Elizabeth Hospital after an illness of one week. Mr. Jesty was employed for some years as a stevedore at the C.N. Terminus here. A life-long resident of this community, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Jesty. A member of St. John's Anglican Church, he is survived by his wife the former Ethel Stagg, four sons Terry, Toronto, Ont.; Jackie, Trenton, Ont.: Danny, Etobicoke, Ont.; Rod in North Sydney; also four brothers Norman and Edgar in North Sydney; Austin, Sydney; Bernie, Hamilton ; three sisters Mrs. Neta Gillis, Miss Hilda Jesty, both of North Sydney and Alice (Mrs. Mike Sutherland) Ottawa. Predeceased by a sister Edna Jesty. The body is resting at the Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Queen Street. Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in St. John's Anglican Church. The body will be taken to the church at noon. Interment in Lakeside Cemetery. JESTY: Funeral service for George W. Jesty of North Sydney will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in St. John's Anglican Church. The body which is resting at the Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, North Sydney will be taken to the church at noon, Interment in Lakeside Cemetery.


Jesty George W. Jesty Cape Breton Post 3/25/1974 Dianne MacIntyre George W. Jesty, 64, of 34 Pierce Street, died Saturday in St Elizabeth's Hospital after an illness of one week. Mr. Jesty was employed for some years as a Stevedore at this C. N. terminal here. A lifelong resident of this community, he was the son of the late Mr. And Mrs. William Jesty. A member of St John's Anglican Church, he is survived by his wife the former Ethel Stagg, four sons, Terry, Toronto, Ontario; Jackie, Trenton, Ontario; Danny, Etobicoke, Ontario; Rod in North Sydney, also four brothers Norman and Edgar, North Sydney; Austin, Sydney; Bernie in Hamilton, Ontario; three sisters, Mrs. Netta Gillis, Miss Hilda Jesty, both of North Sydney and Alice [Mrs. Mike Sullivan], Ottawa. The body is resting at Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Queens Street. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:00 PM in St John's Anglican Church. The body will be taken to the church at noon. Interment in Lakeside cemetery.


Jordan Ruth (Coish) Jordan Cape Breton Post 1/10/1980 Maureena Jordan !NEW WATERFORD - Mrs. Ruth Jordan, 50, of 3734 Ellsworth Ave., New Wateford, Nova Scotia, died Thursday at the New Waterford Consolidated Hopsital. A native of New Waterford, she was the daughter of Mrs. Louise Coish and the late William Coish. She was a member of Calvin United Church. She is survived by her husband, Carl, sons Robert, New Waterford; Harold, Calgary; Roland, at home; daughters Carol Ann, Moncton; Maureena, April at home; three grandchildren; sisters Mrs. Pearl MacBride, Mrs. June Manzine, New Waterford; Mrs. Mildren Backman, Chester, N.S.; Mrs. Shirley Lawless, Chicago; brothers Clarence Coish, Edward Coish, Thomas Coish, New Waterford; Cyril Coish, Sydney Mines; Murray Coish, London, Ontario; James Coish, British Columbia. She was predeceased by one sister.


Jones Isabel (MacCaulay) Jones Hamilton Spectator (Hamilton, Ontario) 11/13/1976 Cheryl Bakker Obituary: JONES, Isabel -- At the Hamilton General Hospital on Friday, November 12, 1976, Isabel MacCaulay, 67 Robins Avenue, beloved wife of the late George Jones in her 81st year. Dear Mother of Alexander of Hamilton, and sister of Mrs. Ted Drysdale (Christine), Halifax, Nova Scotia. Also surviving are three grandchildren. Mrs. Jones was a member of her Magesty's Army and Navy Veterans Association, the Hamilton Horticultural Society, and the Tops Club. Resting at the L. G. Wallace Funeral Home, 151 Ottawa Street North. Funeral service on Monday at 11 a.m. Interment in White Chapel Memorial Gardens.
Comments: Isabel was likely born in Glace Bay, as she is there in the 1901 census with parents Alexander and Flora (Nicholson) McAuley, and siblings Daniel, John G., Neil, Peter, and Flora. In 1958, her elder brother Peter Nicolson McAulay made a statment as to her date of birth in order to secure a Delayed Registration of Birth. He was residing at Moncton, NB at that time.

Isabel married George Jones, a British Home Child who was "adopted" by Marshal and Agnes (Fraser) McLaggan, on 23 Aug 1924 at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Cape Breton. Isabel's paternal grandparents were Neil McAulay and Isabell MacDougall; maternal grandparents were Peter Nicholson and Flora MacMillan.
12/11/1976 1896 Nova Scotia
Jessome Joseph Jessome GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 6/18/1986 Carol MacLean - New Waterford. Joseph (Sonny) Jessome, 57, of 248 Dundas Street, Cardinal, Ontario and a former resident of Heelan Street died Tuesday, June 10, 1986 in Brockville Hospital, brockbille, Ontario. He is a son of Mrs. Martha Varga, New Waterford and the late Patrick Jessome. Mr. Jessome, who left the local area about 35 years ago, retired as a transfer truck dreiver for the Maritime-Ontario Transfer Lte, about a year ago because of ill health. While living in the local area, he worked in No, 12 Colliery and drove for Town Taxi. While here, he was a member of St. Michael's Parish, River Ryan. Besides his mother, Mr. Jessome is survived by his wife, Emma, two sons Joseph (Sonny) Jessome of Scotchtown and William of Cardinal, and four daughters Cheryl (Mrs. George LeBlanc) of Mississauga, Patricia (Mrs. George Armstrong) of Cardinal and Debbie and Jean, both at home. There are 10 grandchildren. Also surviving are a step-brother Phonse Harrietha of Bras d'Or and a step-sister Mrs. Martha Warren of Oakville, Ontario. He was predeceased by his father Patrick Jessome, a sister Mrs. Josephine Underwood, two brothers and also a sister in infancy. the funeral was held Friday in Cardinal, Ontario.


Jackson Mary E. Jackson GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 7/30/1986 Carol MacLean - Glace Bay. Mary E. Jackson, 81, 75 School Street, died Saturday July 19, 1986 at her residence. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Marcella (O'Donnell) Jackson. She was a member of Holy Cross Parish and belonged to the Glace Bay Pensioners and Seniors Citizens organizations. Unmarried, she is survived by five brothers, James, WIlliam and John all of Glace Bay, Robert of Irish Vale, Joseph at home and a sister Mrs. Minnie MacDonald of Halifax. Two brothers Russell and Thomas and a sister Mrs. Elizabeth Lancaster predeceased her. The body rested at Curry's Funeral Home 140 Main Street. The funral mas was said Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the parish church. Interment was in St. Anne's Cemetery.


Jesty Austin Archibald Jesty The Northside Tribune 2/6/1993 Wanda (Sutherland) Ross JESTY, AUSTIN A., 80, FALMOUTH, HANTS CO.: Austin Archibald Jesty, 80, of Falmouth, Hants County, died March 30, 1993 in the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, Nova Scotia. Born in North Sydney, he was the son of the late William and Agnetta (Caswell) Jesty. He was a retired employee of Swift Canada Company in Sydney and an avid horse racing fan for many years. He is survived by his wife, the former Elva Lillian Crowther of Sydney Mines, a daughter Noel (Mrs. Charles Doucet) of Falmouth; 2 grandchildren; a sister Alice of Ottawa, Ontario and three brothers Edgar of Sydney River, Norman of North Sydney and Bernie of Hamilton, Ontario. He was predeceased by a brother George and three sisters, Hilda, Neta Gillis and Edna in infancy. The body was cremated under the directions of the Lohnes Funeral Home, Windsor. A memorial service was held in Christ Anglican Church, Windsor with Rev. E. E. Hill officiation. Burial was in Centre Falmouth Cemetery.


Jesty Bernard (Bernie) Richard Jesty The Northside Tribune 2/6/1993 Wanda (Sutherland) Ross JESTY, BERNARD R., 68, HAMILTON, ONT.: Bernard (Bernie) Richard Jesty, 68, of Hamilton, Ontario died suddenly May 7, 1993 in Hamilton, Ontario. Born in North Sydney he was the son of the late William and Agnetta (Caswell) Jesty. He was a retired employee of Loblaws. Beloved husband of Frances (nee Mattina) and dear father and father-in-law of Richard Jesty and his wife, Angela, Kevin Jesty and his wife Mary Lou, Sandra Gouthro and her husband Charles and Patricia Barbour and her husband Tom. Cherished Papa of 12 grandchildren. Dear brother of Edgar of Sydney River, Norman of North Sydney and Alice of Ottawa. He was predeceased by three sisters Hilda, Neta and Edna in infancy and two brothers George and Austin. Will always be cherished and missed by family and friends. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Cresmount Funeral Home in Hamilton with interment at Resurrection Cemetery.


Jesty George Archibald Jesty Sydney Post 10/14/1986 Wanda (Sutherland) Ross JESTY, GEORGE A. - Amherst: George Archibald Jesty, 68, of 129 Spring Street, Amherst, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1986 in Highland View Regional Hospital. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late Archibald and Margaret (McSween) Jesty. He attended Mount Allison University and Dalhousie University and received a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Nova Scotia Technical College in 1949. He served in the Canadian Army and was an employee of the government with Maritime Marshland Rehabilitation Administration for 25 years. He was also with the Maritime Council of Premiers under MRMS when he retired in 1980 as chief engineer. He was a member of Trinity St. Stephen United Church, Amherst and a former member of the Amherst Curling Club and the Amherst Duplicate Bridge Club. He is survived by his wife, Margaret (Peggy); a daughter, Beth, Burlington, Ont.; a son, John, Mississauga, Ont. and three grandchildren. The body is in Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Trinity St. Stephen's Church, Rev. James A. Fraser officiating. Following cremation, burial will take place in the Amherst Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.


Jessome John Jessome GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 8/14/1985 Carol MacLean John Jessome - New Waterford. John Jessome, 53, of 3458 Ross Avenue died at the New Waterford Hospital on Frida, August 9, 1`985. Mr. Jessome is survived by his wife the former Willena (Bill) McCarthy, sons John, Raymond both at home, Jerry of Halifax, daughters Joan (Mrs. Terry MacEachern), Barbara of Halifax, Lorraine (Mrs. Daniel Ross) of Milton, Ontario, and by 3 grandchildren.


Johnstone Allister Johnstone GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 12/31/1985 Carol MacLean - Glace Bay. Allister Johnstone, 62, 50 South Street died at the Glace Bay General Hospital on Friday December 20, 1985. Mr. Johnstone is survived by his wife the former Alice Crocker, a daughter Jeanette (Mrs. William Osborne) of Glace Bay, and i grandchild. He is also survived by brothers Francis of Glace Bay and John, Hugh of Hamilton, Ontario.


Janes Frank Reginal Janes GLACE BAY COASTAL COURIER 7/5/1986 Carol MacLean - Glace Bay. Frank Reginald Janes, 35, 15 tupper Street died at St. Rita's Hospital, Sydney, Monday, April 28, 1986. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of Frank R. and Marguerite (Martin) Janes. He was employed with Devco the past nine years and was a member of St. Mary Anglican Parish. Active in sports, he was involved in ball and hockey and enjoyed golf. He was a member of the Devco Colliery Hockey League. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary (Stewart) Janes, a daugther Helen and a son David, both at home, his parents Mr. and Mrs. Frank Janes, Glace Bay, five sisters, Lorraine (Mrs. Lary Slykhuis) of Sask, Claudine (Mrs. David Bennett of Whycocomagh, Gertrude (Mrs. Geore Boudreau), Roxanne (Mrs. Terry Wilson), and twin Frances, all of Glace Bay, four brothers, Andrew of Halifax, Edward of Sydney and Charles and Fred, both of Glace Bay. The funeral services was conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. at St. Mary's Church. Interment was in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney-Glace bay Highway with the Rev. Fev Arnold officiating. The funeral was under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street.


Jordan Robert William Jordan Cape Breton Post 10/2/1988 Maureena Jordan Robert Jordan, 36, New Waterford

New Waterford - Robert William Jordan, 36, 235 Ling Street, New Waterford, died at his residence Saturday, October 2, 1988.

Born in New Waterford, he was the son of Carl and the late Ruth (Coish) Jordan. Mr. Jordan was employed at one time with Seaside Cable Television and was a member of Calvin United Church.

Besides his father, he is survived by his wife, the former Marilyn McNeil, three sons, Chris, Carl and Lawrence, at home; one daughter, Roberta, at home; brothers, Harold, Calgary, and Roland, Sydney, and three sisters, Carol Ann (Mrs. Blaine MacNeil), Halifax; Maureena, Calgary, and April, at home.

The body rests in the V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. in All Saints Church. Internment will be in Union Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Duncan E. Roach will officiate.



Johnson Ralph Johnson Inverness Oran 3/31/1983 Juanita MacDonald IN REMEMBRANCE Ralph Johnson, 72, of Whycocomagh, died at his home in Whycocomagh on Saturday of last week. Mr. Johnson, a well known, well loved and well respected resident of the community of Whycocomagh was active throughout his life in almost every aspect of community involvement. He was the manager of the Whycocomagh Co-operative for 23 years and in later years operated Ralph's Dairy. He retired in 1977 but remained active in community projects. He was a member and past master of Sircom Lodge No. 66, a past patron of the Easter Star, a member of the Scottish Rite and the Causeway Shrine Club and a charter and life member of the Whycocomagh Lions Club. Mr. Johnson was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #23. He was a member of Stewart United Church, a charter member of the Whycocomagh Sailing Society and the Historical Society. He was also a columnist for the Inverness Oran in recent years. He is survived by his wife, the former Annie L. MacDonald; two sons Ralph, at home, and Bruce, Toronto; one sister, Olive (Mrs. Clyde Simpson), Dartmouth; and one brother, Duncan, Ontario. The funeral was to be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday with Rev. Donald Sutherland officiating.[Editor's comment   No day of death; 31 inserted for indexing]


Joseph Deane Deane The Expositor- Brantford, Ontario 4/1/1989 DEANE, Joseph (Joe) - The Expositor- Brantford, Ontario Saturday, April 1, 1989 - Suddenly, at his home, on Friday, March 31, 1989 in his 34th year, Joseph Anthony Deane of R. 2 Paris; beloved husband of Marie Kelley loving father of Kelley and Robbie, at home; dear son of Mrs. Angie Deane of Glace Bay, Nova Scotia and brother of Steve and his wife, Shelley; Dave and his wife, Kathy; Beverly and Emily, all of Paris; Ron and his wife, Janice of Burford; Brian and his wife , Bev of St. George; Jim and his wife, Monica of Brantford; Arthur of Calgary; Bobby of Halifax and Leslie of Glace Bay; also lovingly remembered by many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; predeceased by his father, Fred Deane and brother, Raymond. Friends will be received at the Wm. KIPP FUNERAL HOME, 184 Grand River Street North, Paris, Sunday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where funeral service will be held on Monday, April 3, at 1:30 p.m.Rrev. Canon George Ferris of St. James Anglican Church officiating. Interment Paris Plains Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Brant gratefully appreciated.

01/04/1989
Jesty Cecil Jesty Cape Breton Post 4/26/2000 Wanda (Sutherland) Ross JESTY, CECIL, 69, Vancouver, B.C.: Passed away April 26, 2000 at St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, B.C. Born in North Sydney, Cecil resided in Vancouver for the past 30 years. Cecil served in Korea in 1951 and 1952 and retired from the service in 1954, he was an iron worker by trade and worked at various construction sites in British Columbia. He is survived by his former wife Deborah and three children, Debbie and Marly, Calgary and son David, British Columbia. He is also survived by a brother Archie (Amelia), North Sydney; a sister, Mabel (Cyril) Wagner and by a number of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Frank and Charlotte (Farrell) and a brother, Reginald. Cremation has taken place in Vancouver.


Johnson Marguerite (Rita ) Johnson Cape Breton Post 9/8/1999 Dianne MacIntyre Marguerite (Rita ) Johnson - 88 - North Sydney. Marguerite Johnson , 88, of the Northside Community Guest Home, died Sat August 7, 1999, at the Northside General Hospital. Born in North Sydney she was the daughter of the late Hayward and Violet (Hardy) Collins. Rita worked for many years as part of the dietary staff of St. Elizabeth Hospital . She was a member of St John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by one niece Marion (Mrs Frank Gouthro) North Sydney; Howie Collins and Floyd (Joe) Collins both of North Sydney. She predeceased by her husband, three brothers Wilson , Francis (Nipper) and Jack . The late Mrs Johnson is resting in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home , 107 Pleasant St North Sydney. Funeral Services will be held Mon 2 pm from St John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Reg MacDonald officiating . Burial to follow in lake side cemetery,. Memorial donations can be made to a charity of choice.


Jackson Thomas Nesbeth Jackson CapeBreton Post. 2/28/1999 Juanita MacDonald Thomas Nesbeth Jackson, 75, of Coxheath, died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 28, 1999, at Carefield Manor, Sydney. Born in Safe Harbor, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Victor and Beatrice Jackson. He was a retired locomotive engineer from CNR. He served as a Merchant Marine and also served in the Toyal Canadian Navy during the Second World War. He was a member of St. Mark's Anglican Church, Coxheath. He is survived by his wife, the former Noreen Powell; five children, Evon (Sam) Caseino, Pennsylvania, Sharon (Karl) Christiansen, Halifax, Barbara (Chris) Jobb, Singpore, Gary, Abbottsford, B.C. and Donna (Ron) Adams, Frenchvale; 10 grandchildren and several brothers and sisters. Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Wednesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Marks Anglican Church with Rev. James Purchase officiating. Interment in St. Marks Cemetery. Family flowers only, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or a charity of choice.


Jillett Davealean Jillett Cape Breton Post, 1/4/1998 Submitted by: K. Porter Davealean Jillett, 55, of 80 Second St., Glace Bay, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 1, 1998, at Glace Bay hospital. Born in Glace Bay, she was daughter of the late Lester and Annie (Porter) Matheson. She was a member of Warden United Church, Glace Bay. An avid darts player, she was a member of Tuesday Night Ladies Hub Dart League. She is survived by her husband, Chesley (Butch); sons, Charles (Frances), Glace Bay and Leslie (Tracey), Kingston, N.S.; grandsons Stefan, Glace Bay and Luke Kingston, N.S.; a brother, Thomas (Delores), Halifax; and sisters, Pearl (Jack) Donovan, Calgary and Mary Matheson, Calgary. She will be greatly missed by her friend, Frances Morgan and sister-in-law, Jean Grant. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by an infant brother. Visitation for the late Davealean Jillett will be held today (Thursday) 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in the Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral will be held 2 p.m. Friday in Warden United Church with the Rev. Ralph Johnston officiating. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Garden. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society are suggested as memorials. " We'll miss you Nanny J."


Jewett Robert Patrick Jewett CapeBreton Post. 7/31/1998 Juanita MacDonald Robert Patrick Jewett, 40, of 332 Townsend St., Sydney died Friday, July 31, 1998 at home. Born at Curling Newfoundland, he was the son of Rosena (Payne) Jewett, Sydney and the late Harold Jewett. He is survived by his wife, the former Laurie Hawco; one daughter, Alicia and two sons, Robert and T.J., all in Sydney; one sister, Judy (Mrs. Ken AuCoin), Coxheath and one brother, Freddie, Scarborough, Ont. Visitation will be held Monday evening 7-9 p.m. in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral service will be held 11 a.,. Thuesday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Margaret Sanson officiating. Burial will be in Hardwood Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Loaves and Fishes, Sydney.


Jones Nellie Jones
2/9/2001 Joan Durand JONES, Nellie - Baddeck, died peacefully September 2, 2001, in Alderwood Guest Home. Born in Baddeck, she was a daughter of the late Archie and Sarah (MacDonald) MacDonald. Nellie worked for many years in Baddeck employed in Boston, Florida and Washington, D.C. Surviving are brother, Malcolm MacIvor, Sydney. Nellie was predeceased by her husband, Sydney; sisters, Anna, Rachel; brothers, Daniel, John C., Murdock, Kitchener. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Knox Presbyterian Church, Rev. Lloyd Murdock officiating. Burial in Harbourview Cemetery, South Haven.


Joshua Eva May Joshua THE CHRONICLE-HERALD 5/24/2002 George Rose JOSHUA, Eva May - 86, Petit de Grat, died peacefully May 23, 2002, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, with her family by her side. Born in Petit de Grat, she was a daughter of the late John Z. and Lily Jane (Fougere) Boudreau. She is survived by daughters, Rose (Mrs Donald Samson), Port Hawkesbury; Catherine (Francis Landry), Alderney Point; sisters, Regina, Port Hawkesbury; Rose, Boudreauville; Evelyn, Little Anse; Phine, Sampsons Cove; brothers, Godfrey, Gerald, Emile, all of Petit de Grat; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; She was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred Joshua; sisters, Gertie, Deltina; brothers, Lawrence, Felix, Clifford, Jerome. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, in St. Joseph's Church, Petit de Grat, Rev Stephane Bouchet officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit de Grat. Memorial donations may be made to Strait Richmond Hospital, the Palliative Care Unit. On-line condolences may be made to the family at: c.h.boudreau@ns.sympatico.ca


Jackson Gladys Hilda Jackson Cape Breton Post 8/26/1996 Janice Fralic-Brown Gladys Hilda Jackson, 78, of 565 Alexandra St., Sydney died Sunday, Aug. 25, 1996 in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Neil and Agnes Mary Ellen (Benson) Brown. She was a member of St. Andrews Church. Surviving are her husband, Stanley, two daughters, Heather (Mrs. Weston MacDonald), Glace Bay, and Judy (Mrs. Stephen Holmes), Truro, one sister, Mrs. Olive MacPherson, Glace Bay, four brothers, Benson (Ben), Sydney, Lyman, Hull, Que., William (Booty), Scotland, Calvin, Sydney, 15 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, three step-daughters, Genevieve (Mrs. Ron Billard), Sudbury, Ont., Beverley (Mrs. Henry Launay), Sydney, Jane (Mrs. Bill Wilson), Sydney Mines, step-sons, Walter (Arlene) and George (Claudette), both of B.C. She was predeceased by her first husband, Clayton Geroge Richardson, six sisters and brothers, one step-daughter, Judy Jackson and one grandson. Private family visitation only. Funeral service will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel Tuesday at 2 p.m. with rev. Thomas Whent officiating. Interment will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.


Jesty Edgar (Nipper) Frank Jesty Northside Tribune - North Sydney 3/26/1995 Wanda (Sutherland) Ross EDGAR (NIPPER) F. JESTY, 79, SYDNEY RIVER: Edgar (Nipper) Frank Jesty, 79, 100 Weidner Dr., Sydney River, died Sunday, March 26, 1995 at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in North Sydney, he was the son of the late William and Agnetta (Caswell) Jesty. He was employed with C.N. Railway until he retired in 1976. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of Branch 19, Royal Canadian Legion. He is survived by his wife, the former Eileen Warren; three daughters, Lois, Halifax; Tyra (Mrs. Bob Gilbert), Barrie, Ont., Dale (Mrs. Ches Carter), Dartmouth; two sons, Campbell (Camie) Mississauga, Calvin, Corner Brook, Nfld.; one brother Norman, North Sydney; one sister Alice Sutherland, Ottawa; two stepdaughters Jane (Mrs. Fred Wallace), Newfoundland, Sharon (Mrs. Ken Quinton), Owen Sound; one stepson Wayne Warren, Ottawa; 17 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Dorothy Campbell, three brothers George, Austin and Bernie and three sisters, Edna, Hilda and Neta Gillis. Visitation will take place at Sydney Memorial Chapel today 2-4 p.m. only. The funeral service will be held in the chapel Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Alan MacIntosh officiating. Interment to be made in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or the Canadian Diabetic Association.


Jeffrey Joseph William Jeffrey THE CHRONICLE-HERALD 12/27/2002 George Rose JEFFREY, Joseph William - 74, St. Jacobs, Ont., formerly of Louisdale, died peacefully December 25, 2002, in St. Jacobs Nursing Home, St. Jacobs, with his loving wife, Donna and step-daughter, Angela by his side. Born in Louisdale, he was a son of the late Charles and Eva (Sampson) Jeffrey. He served with the Merchant Marine and was employed on the Lady Nelson. He was a former employee as a stevedore at the Halifax waterfront for 35 years, until his retirement in January of 1993. To all who knew Joe, he was a very loving and compassionate person and will be sadly missed by all. He is survived by his wife, the former Donna Mae Andrews Jeffrey; daughters, Mary M. Jeffrey, Lakeside; Linda (William) Brown, Donna Jeffrey, both of Timberlea; stepdaughters, Angela (John) Habkirk, Kitchener, Ont.; sons, Jerome (Cecelia), Ronald (Carolyn), both of Timberlea; stepson, Brian (Lorraine), Tantallon; sisters, Margaret Messervey, Truro; Kaye (Joe) Venedam, Louisdale; Josephine (Arthur) Joyce, St. Peters; Rita Marcotte, Halifax; brothers, Albert (Emiline), Norman (Lena), Leo, all of Louisdale; Arthur (Gertrude), Truro; seven grandchildren; five step-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Priscilla (Legacy); sisters, Mae, Beatrice; brothers, Willard, Alfred. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Monday and 10-11 a.m. Tuesday in Glen Samson Room, Louisdale. Celebration of Joe's life will be held 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Louis Parish, Louisdale, Rev. Gary MacPherson officiating. Burial to follow in St. Louis Parish Cemetery, Louisdale. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of C. H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: c.h.boudreau@ns.sympatico.ca


JABALEE Gloria M. JABALEE


Gloria M. JABALEE, - 162 Brook St., North Sydney, passed away November 8, 1999 in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Haouch, Barada Lebanon, she was a daughter of the late Haikal and Haoula Mehanna. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney. Surviving are her husband, Michael; sons, Paul, George, Groves Point; Peter, at home; daughter, Annie Louise Walsh, North Sydney; five grandchildren; sister, Jamael Akoury, Lebanon; brothers, Abraham, Fred, Lebanon. She was predeceased by her son, John F. Kennedy Jabalee; sister, Lydia Salamy. Funeral 2 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney, Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. KIESEKAMP, Louise Agatha - 61, Halifax, passed away Nobember 9, 1999 in the VG site of the QEII. Born in Rotterdam, Holland she was the daughter of the late Marie Hendrick and Annigje (Kloos) De Visser. Graduating from Toronto General School of nursing in 1964, she worked in the Neuro ICU at the VGH and was Nurse in Charge of the GI unit in the Dickson Centre from 1984-1988. She helped organize the Crisis Pregnancy Centre. Surviving are her husband Burkhard; two sons, Julius, Lunenburg; David, Ottawa; sister, Rita; brother, Frank; three granddaughters. She was predeceased by brother Fred. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Halifax Regional Crematorium. A service of celebration of her life will be held at Rock Church in Lower Sackville at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 11, Pastor Ted Yoke and Pastor Jerry Kendrick officiating. No flowers by request, memorial donations can be made to the ASK Bible training Centre Scholarship Fund in care of Rock Church, PO Box 441, Lower Sackville, NS, B4C 3G4. 11/8/1999 Born in Haouch, Barada Lebanon
JACKMAN Charles M. JACKMAN


Charles M. JACKMAN, - 89, a resident of 64 Pantic Avenue, Sydney, and formerly of 170 Gannon Road, North Sydney, passed away February 13, 1999 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney. Born in St. Pierre et Miquelon, he was the son of the late Alexander and Albertine (Delouise) Jackman. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church in North Sydney. He worked as a mechanic with L.A. Steele Motors in North Sydney for 25 years , retiring in 1972. He is survived by two daughters, Margaret (Mrs. James Ryan), Toronto, Ont.; Patricia (Mrs. Thomas Youden), Sydney; a son, Charles (Christine) Jackman, East Chezzetcooke, N.S.; a sister, Audrey Ramsey, North Sydney; three grandchildren, Keith and Karen Youden and Chad Jackman; two great-granddaughters, Olivia and Talya Youden. He is predeceased by his wife, the former Kathleen Conway; three brothers, Clement, Maurice and Marcel; two sisters, Rita and Bernadette and one great-granddaughter, Amanda Youden. Arrangements have been entrusted to W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. today, February 16, 1999 at St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney, Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial to take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to W.J. Dooley Funeral Service Ltd., North Sydney. 2/13/1999 Born in St. Pierre et Miquelon
Jeffries Michael John (Mickey) Jeffries


Michael John (Mickey) Jeffries 68, Smiths Falls Michael John (Mickey) Jeffries, longtime member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 95, passed away suddenly at Smiths Falls on Thursday, April 15, 1999. Born in Sydney Mines, Michael was the son of the late Thomas William Jeffries and Josephine (Walsh) Jeffries. Survived by special companion, Madeline (Doust) Jeffries; loved father of Rosemarie Jeffries, Smiths Falls, Charles Jeffries, Toronto and Laura-Ann Jeffries, Montreal. Sadly missed by granddaughter Sabrina Whalen, Toronto and two great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Mildred MacNiel, Toronto, Sara Callaghan, Toronto, Rose Atwood, Glace Bay and Margaret Jeffries, Toronto; brother-in-law, Fluerette Leduc, Montreal and Jackie (Robert) Leclerc, Montreal. Also sadly missed by nephew, Robert Leduc. He will be forever the entertainer. Friends were received at the Blair and Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls, Sunday. Funeral service was held in the chapel Monday, April 19 at 1:30 p.m. In remembrance, contributions to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. 4/15/1999 Born in Sydney Mines
Johnson Marguerite (Rita) Johnson


Marguerite (Rita) Johnson 88, North Sydney Marguerite (Rita) Johnson, 88, of the Northside Community Guest Home, North Sydney, died Saturday August 7, 1999, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in North Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Hayward and Violet (Hardy) Collins. Rita worked for many years as part of the dietary staff with St. Elizabeth Hospital in North Sydney. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, and she was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by: one niece Marion (Mrs. Frank Gouthro), North Sydney; two nephews: Howie Collins and Floyd (Joe) Collins, both of North Sydney. She was predeceased by her husband; three brothers, Wilson, Jack and Francis (Nipper). The late Mrs. Johnson is resting in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held Monday, 2 p.m., from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to a charity of choice. 8/7/1999 Born in North Sydney
Joseph Jean Joseph


Jean Joseph 83, Sydney Mines Jean Kay Joseph, 83, of Main Street, Sydney Mines, formerly of Muggah Street, Sydney, passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 1999, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in Sydney Mines, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Kay) Bell. She had previously resided in Sydney for the last 60 years. She is survived by two sisters, Margaret Bell, a guest at the Cove and Robena Hipson, Sydney Mines; two sisters-in-law, Rita Sheehan and Rose Kyte, both of Sydney; also several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Joe Joseph and a sister Zena Horne. Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at St. Philip’s African Orthodox Church, Monday at 2 p.m. with the Archbishop Vincent Waterman officiating. Interment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice. 6/30/1999 Born in Sydney Mines
Jesty Dianne (MacGillivray) Jesty
2/21/1998 Wanda Sutherland Ross DIANNE MacGILLIVRAY JESTY, MISSISSAUGA, ON.

After a long and courageous battle with cancer, Dianne passed away on on Saturday, February 21, 1998, in her 49th year.

She is the beloved wife of Cam Jesty and mother of Stacey and Tanya, all at home in Mississauga. Predeceased by her parents the late Bernard and Theresa MacGillivray and also by two brothers, the late Joe and infant Bernard.

She is survived by three sisters and five brothers: sisters Marie (Mrs. James Crispo), Monastery, N.S.; Helen (Mrs. Alfred Rogers), Glace Bay, N.S. and Joan Piercey, New Glasgow, N.S., brothers Jim MacGillivray, Mississauga, Mick MacGillivray (Vera), Gerry MacGillivray (Carolyn), Gerard MacGillivray (Julie) all of Sydney Mines, N.S. and John MacGillivray (Heather) of Nepean, Ont.

Also survived by birth mother, Lois (Mrs. Pat Monaghan), half-sisters Judy Monaghan, Wilma (Mrs. Phil Young) and half-brothers Bill Monaghan (Debbie) and Corey Monaghan. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and longtime friends.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at the Neweduk Funeral Home, Mississauga Chapel. 1981 Dundas St. West (one block east of the Erin Mills Parkway, Wednesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m.. A mass of Christian burial from St. John of the Cross Roman Catholic Church, 6890 Glen Erin Dr., Mississauga Thursday at 11 a.m. followed by interment at Glen Oaks Memorial Gardens, Oakville. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Thank you to Dr. Peddle and the St. Elizabeth Visiting Nurses for their help and support. Neweduk Funeral Home (905) 828-8000.


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JAMIESON Mary Celena 'Lena' (Mullins) Jamieson Cape Breton Post 10/17/2001 Lorraine Gibson Head Obituary: Cape Breton Post, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2001.

Mary Celena (Lena) Jamieson

Glace Bay

Mary Celena Jamieson of 70 Gannon St., Glace Bay, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2001, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex.

Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Edith (Jeans) Mullins. She was a active member of St. Anne's Parish.

Lena was a loving and caring mother and words can never describe the love she had for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Lena is survived by two sons, Edward C. (Betty), California, and Fred J. (Sharon), at home; one daughter, Audrey (Mrs. Robert Browner), Dartmouth; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jane, Glace Bay, and Carmel, Belleville, Ont., and one brother, Larry, Toronto.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by husband, Richard, sisters, Amelia and Dorothy, Edna, Agatha and brothers, Fred and Edward.

Family visitation only for the late Mary Celena Jamieson will be held at V.J. McGillivary Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay.

Funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Anne's Church at 10 a.m. Thursday, Fr. Doug Murphy officiating. Interment will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney Highway.

Donations may be made to AFTEC Aid for the Exceptional Child.

"Nannie was an angel on earth; and now she'll be an angel in Heaven"


From collection of Mullins Family Obituaries.
Johnston Margaret Johnston
10/18/2005 Carol MacLean Margaret Johnston, 76, Sydney, passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2005, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, following a brief illness. Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Allison and Bessie (Mugford) Russell of Musgrave Harbour,Nfld. Margie was vigorous and involved. An active member of First United Church, having served as an elder for many years, president of the UCW, a former president of the IODE, Right Honourable Vincent Massey Chapter, a fundraiser for worthy causes, a lifelong bridge player and a source of inspiration, joy and comfort to family and friends. Margie is survived by her husband of 55 years, Gordon; sons, Brian (Catherine) Johnston, Halifax, and Robert (Sandra) Johnston, Saint John; sister, Doreen (Fraser) MacKinnon, New Waterford; brother, Fred (Shirley) Russell, Sydney; grandchildren, Kristie, Bradley, Matthew, Colton and Liam; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Ross Russell. Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel,Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial service will take place at First United Church,Thursday, 2 p.m., Rev. Doug Pilsworth officiating. Interment in Oakfield Cemetery, Hillside Road, Mira. Reception to follow at the Christian Education Centre, Marion Bridge. Memorials may be made to First United Church, the Right Honourable Vincent Massey Chapter of the IODE or a charity of choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca.


Johnstone Alberta Anna Marie Johnstone
10/23/2005 Carol MacLean Alberta Anna Marie Johnstone ONTARIO Passed away peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Oct. 23, 2005, in her 101st year. Beloved wife of the late Murray Fraser Johnstone. Cherished mother of Edmund Howard Johnstone, Albert Johnstone, June Johnstone and the late Carol Johnstone. Loving grandmother of Francis, Anne, Carole, James, Lee, Anne, Sue, Nancy, Nadiya and Nicole. Dearest great-grandmother of Fraser and Tyler of Canada and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren in France. Dear daughter of the late Arnold and Alberta Couturier. Cremation is to take place. A memorial service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. Cobourg, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005, at 3 p.m. with visitation being held one hour prior to the service beginning at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made by cheque to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Condolences received at www.maccoubrey.com.


Jobe Gordon Lawrence Jobe
12/6/2005 Carol MacLean Gordon Lawrence Jobe JULY 25, 1931-DEC. 6, 2005 SYDNEY MINES Gordon Lawrence Jobe, 74, of 16 Fraser Ave., Sydney Mines, died peacefully at the Northside General Hospital, Dec. 6, 2005. Born in Cape North, he was the son of the late James and Mary Ann (MacIntyre) Jobe. Gordon had two careers. He spent 24 years in the Canadian military and 25 years with the Corps Commissionaires; 13 years at the Fredericton Airport and 12 at the Northside Harbour View Hospital, where he was loved and respected by all. Gordon was one of the founding members of the Sydney Mines Food Bank. He was the loving husband of Moira (Ash) Jobe; wonderful father of Juanita Jobe, Ann Jobe, Sydney Mines, and Wendy (Jobe) Hamilton, Manitoba. Grandfather of David and Sarah Bigger and Nelson, Christopher and Megan Hamilton.Brother of Jessie Stevenson, Ellen Wall, Jenny Wilkie, Bobby Jobe, Margaret Smith, Agnes and Ormen MacDonald, and many nieces and nephews,who all loved him. He was predeceased by brothers, Jim, John,Danny and sister, Tootsie Burchell. At Gordon's request, there will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place Friday, Dec. 9, 2005 at 2 p.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Sydney Mines.The burial will be held at a later date. The family requests no flowers. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to J.M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St.,Sydney Mines. Good Night Sweet Prince . . .


Jewells Kenneth Edward Jewells Cape Breton Post 8/13/2005 Maureen McNeil 1942-2005 GLACE BAY Family of Kenneth Edward Jewells, 63, of Nolans Lane, Glace Bay, regret to announce his passing. Kenneth passed away at his residence. Born in Port Morien, he was the son of the late Robert and Susan (MacDonald) Jewells. He was a member of St. Anne's Church, Glace Bay. Kenneth was a truck driver for several years. He was also a retired employee of Scotia Lime Stone. He is survived by his former wife, Darlene Trapp; daughters, Sandra Marie (Trapp) Peach, Yvonne Blanch (Jewells), Deane (John); brothers, Errol (Linda), Terry (Jean), Bobby (Eileen), Lawrence (Sandra), all of Glace Bay; sisters, Kathleen Jewells, Annette Jewells, Mary MacNeil, all of Halifax; grandson, Derrick Trapp, Glace Bay; several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Louis, in infancy and Matthew. Visitation for Mr. Jewells will be held Sunday, 2-4 and 7- 9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel Monday at 11 a.m. Fr. Leo Boone officiating. Cremation will follow. Interment will be held in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney.


Jesty Norman Caswell Jesty Cape Breton Post 8/15/2005 Maureen McNeil It is with great sadness the family announce the sudden death of Norman Caswell Jesty, age 87, a resident of Queen Street, North Sydney on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 at his residence. Born in North Sydney, he was a son of the late William and Agnetta (Caswell) Jesty. He was employed as yard agent with C.N. Marine at the North Sydney Terminal, retiring in 1981 after 41 years of service. He was a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by three daughters, Catherine (Allen) Kenney, Lunenburg, Helen (Robert) Abbott, Halifax, Janet (George) Cruickshank, Tsawwassen B.C.; one son, Laurie (Vanessa) Jesty, Tsawwassen B.C.; six grandchildren, Elizabeth (Joe) Kinch, Janet and John Kenney, Jeff Jolly, Brian and Mark Jesty; two great-grandchildren, Alison and Hannah Kinch. He was predeceased by his wife Marion Jesty just three months ago, on May 10, 2005. He was also predeceased by his four sisters, Edna, Agnetta, Hilda and Alice and four brothers, George, Edgar, Austin and Bernie. Visitation for Norman will be held from 2-3 p.m. Tuesday,. Aug. 16, with funeral service to follow at 3 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home Chapel, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney, with Diane Kempt officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com.


Jewett Tyson Gregory Jewett Cape Breton Post 11/15/2004 Carol MacLean TYSON GREGORY JEWETT - Oct 28, 2003 -Nov 13, 2004 - Sydney - Tyson Gregory Jewett, of Sydney, died Saturday November 13, 2004, as a result of a house fire on King Edward Street, in Glace Bay. He was the son of Gregory Conohan and Alicia Jewett of Sydney. He is survived by sister Tanisha and the only father he ever knew, Trevor Stone. Also surviving are great-grandmother Margaret (Miles) Hawco of Sydney and uncles Robert, T.J., and Brandon. Visitation will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Wednesday form 2-4 & 7-9 pm. A funeral mass will take place at Holy Redeemer Church on Thursday at 11 am with Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family at: sydmemchapel@na.sympatico.ca


Jenkins Louis Steven Jenkins Cape Breton Post 8/8/2005 Carol MacLean SYDNEY MINES It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Louis Steven Jenkins, 39, on Sunday,Aug. 7, 2005. Born in Sydney Mines, he was a member of St. Pius X Church, Sydney Mines. He was a cherished son, brother, grandson,nephew, cousin and awesome uncle. Steven will be greatly missed by his mother, Mary (Penny) Jenkins of Sydney Mines; sister, Liane and brotherin- law, Mel of Hammonds Plains,N.S.; brother,Walter and sister-in-law, Lynelle of Hammonds Plains,N.S. Steven was a loving uncle to Nathaniel, Riley, Morgan and Kyra. He was predeceased by his father, Louis Jenkins; a brother in infancy; his maternal grandfather, Joseph Penny; his paternal grandparents, Walter and Gena Jenkins and cousin, Aaron Tobin. Steven attended the Haley Street Adult Service Center. Steven was an avid Toronto Maple Leafs fan, bingo player and a participant in many Special Olympics, both provincially and nationally, bringing home numerous medals from various competitions. Steven's zest for life, personal manner and caring ways touched many, many lives. We were so fortunate to have him with us but now he has returned to God's home. Visitation will be held today (Monday), 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at J.M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney Mines. Funeral mass will be held Wednesday, 10 a.m. in St. Pius X Church, Sydney Mines with Rev. Everett MacDow officiating. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Sydney Mines. Donations may be made to the Special Olympics, the Canadian Cancer Society or to St. Joseph's Cemetery Fund, Sydney Mines. "What we keep in memory is ours unchanged forever."


Jerrett Jenny Mildred (Williams) Jerrett Cape Breton Post 8/25/2004 Carol MacLean We regret to announce, after a lengthy illness, the passing of a dear wife, mother and sister, Jenny (Williams) Jerrett on August 20, 2004 in Edmonton, Alta, formerly from Sydney Mines. She is survived by her husband, George Jerrett and children, Charlie, George, Joe, Carol Ann, and Marilyn. As well as sisters, Betty Godreau, Emma MacNeil and Evelyn Doucete. She was also predeceased by her parents, Charles and Agnes Williams, brothers Herb, Charlie, Maurice and one sister Christina. Cremation has taken place.


Jewett Rosena Mary-Anne Jewett Cape Breton Post 1/24/2005 Carol MacLean Rosena Jewett, 83, of The Cove Guest Home, formerly of Davenport Road, Sydney, passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2005 at the guest home. Born in Curling, NL, she was the daughter of the late Jocob and Effie (Park) Payne. She had resided in Sydney for the past number of years and had been employed at Sears until she retired. She is survived by one son, Harold (Fred) of Sydney, one daughter Judy (Kenneth) Aucoin of Coxheath, five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and one brother Tom in Newfoundland. She was predeceased by her husband Harold Patrick Jewett, one son Robert, one sister Vinie and great-grandson. Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm with funeral service in the chapel on Wednesday at 11 am with Rev. Thomas Whent officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, the Alzheimer's Society or a charity of one's choice. "Today is remembered and quietly kept. No words are needed, we won't forget, For those we love don't go away they walk beside us everyday". Condolences may be sent to the family at: sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


Jandras Loretta E. 'Betty' Jandras Cape Breton Post 5/21/2004 Maureen McNeil Jandras, Loretta E. 'Betty'(Lynch), Bethlehem died May 15, 2004 in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. She was the widow of Henry L. Jandras. Born in Sydney, NS, Canada she was the dauther of the late Dr. J.G.B.Lynch and Elizabeth Herkiman (Butler) Lynch. She was a loving, gentle and kind wife, mother and grandmother. She was a devout Catholic. Survivors are daughters, Laura, Judieth, Gayle and Donna; six grandchildren. Services at 3pm. Saturday May 22, 2004, Resurrection Cemetery Chapel, Sydney Forks.


Joe James 'Jeem' Joe Cape Breton Post 8/25/2005 Carol MacLean James Joe, 74, of Shore Road, Eskasoni, formerly of Boston, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005, at his residence. Born in Malagawatch, he was the son of the late Thomas and Bridget (Marshall) Joe. He was a member of Holy Family parish, Eskasoni. In his earlier days Jeem worked in Boston area in various jobs. He was a friendly man who loved to be active with his family and their children. He is survived by his stepbrother, Roderick Bernard, Eskasoni; and by several nieces and nephews in Eskasoni and Ontario. He was predeceased by his step-mother, Granny Elizabeth Joe, by three brothers, Alex Joe, James Ber nard and John Bernard, and six sisters, Louise Sylliboy, Mary Ann Marion, Mary Elizabeth Joe, Mary Martha Joe,Nancy Joe and Margaret Lafford. Visitation for the late Mr. Joe will take place after 7 p.m.Thursday at the Gabriel Centre, Eskasoni. A funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. in Holy Family Church with Rev. Martin MacDougall officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery, Eskasoni. Funeral arrangements entrusted to T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.


Joyce Anita Evangeline Joyce THE CHRONICLE-HERALD" Halifax newspaper 5/25/2005 George Rose JOYCE, Anita Evangeline - 91, Arichat, Richmond Co., formerly of D'Escousse, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on May 23, 2005, at her residence in St. Anne Community & Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Born in Poirierville, she was a daughter of the late Angus and Georgina (Bona) Sampson. She was a homemaker and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a former member of the D'Escousse Civic Improvement Society. She will be sadly missed by daughters, Catherine (Vernie Bowen), Arichat; Jeanne (John Stone), Sackville; Irene (Peter Boudreau), Petit de Grat; Barbara (Blaise Boudreau), Arichat; Mathilda (Robert Goyetche), D'Escousse; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; half-brothers, Arthur, Hubert, Simon, Melvin; half-sisters, Laura, Hilda. She was predeceased by her husband, Francis Leo Joyce; adopted daughter, Yvonne; son, Lloyd; grandson, Ricky; brother, Simon; sister, Ella-Jane; half-sister, Alvina; half-brother, George. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 27, from 1-2:30 p.m. in St. Hyacinth Community Visitation Room, D'Escousse. Memorial service will be held Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. in St. Hyacinth Catholic Church in D'Escousse, with Rev. Stephane Gamache officiating. Burial of ashes to follow in St. Hyacinth Parish Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to St. Anne Community & Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home in Arichat. On-line condolences can be sent to the family at: www.chboudreau.com.


Johnson Tuma (Thomas Joseph) Johnson Cape Breton Post 4/4/2005 Maureen McNeil Tuma (Thomas Joseph) Johnson, 47, of Potlo'tek (Chapel Island) Richmond County, passed away suddenly at his home on March 31, 2005. Born on April 4, 1957, in Sydney, he is the son of Mattie and the late Annie (Nevins) Johnson. He is survived by his sons, Thomas Marshall, Noah Johnson; daughters, Melanie Paul, Hannah Marshall, all of Chapel Island; grandchild, Austin Butler, St. Peters; brothers, Kevin (Sandra), James Bernard (Sharon), Loli' John (Lori), Byron (Rosie), Lester (Sharon), all of Chapel Island, Basil (Shara), Antigonish; sisters, Monica Young (Maynard), Eskasoni, Beverly Stevens (Eddie), Nancy Johnson (John Ryan), both of Chapel Island; uncles, Howard and Stanley; aunts, Georgina, Gladys and Margaret, all of Eskasoni, Pat, Indian Brook; godchildren, Trevor Basque, Charlie Isaac Jr. and Tenisha Francis, all of Chapel Island; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by son, Joshua Doyle in 2000, brothers, Richard, John John, sisters, Sandra and Elizabeth. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing bingo. He also enjoyed playing horse shoes with the 'boys'. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Visitation will be at the home 111 Chapel Island Rd., Chapel Island. Mass of Christian Burial, will be held Tuesday, April 5, at 11 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Barra Head , with Fr. Duncan MacIsaac officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Funeral Arrangements are entrusted to the C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home Ltd. Arichat. Online condolences can be sent to www.chboudreau.com.


Jerrett Geraldine Beverly Jerrett The Herald & The C.B.Post 6/2/2004 Maureen McNeil Jerrett, Geraldine Beverly, 69, of Jacob St., Sydney Mines passed away June 1, 2004 at the Northside General Hospital. Born in Sydney Mines Aug. 24, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Rachel (Simms) Harding. Geraldine is survived by her husband William; sons, James and Michael, Sydney Mines; a brother Edward; a sister Marguerite and a stepsister Blanche Burton. She was predeceased by a brother John William, stepsister. Laurarella Harding. No visitation by request. There will be a graveside service at Brookside Cemetery Thursday June 3 at 10:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice. Arrangements under the direction of F.R.Francis Funeral Home, Sydney Mines.


Johnston Mary Jane Johnston The C.B.Post 6/4/2004 Maureen McNeil Johnston, Mary Jane, 82, a resident of Peppett St., North Sydney passed away June 3, 2004 at her home surrounded by so many who loved her and she loved in return. Born in Sydney she was a daughter of the late Duncan and Catherine (Crocker) MacDonald. Mary was a memeber of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, and active in the ACW and the Altar Guild and the Stella Maris Guild at the former Hamilton Hospital. She is survived by daughter Glenis Dolomont, North Sydney; son Michael (Carol) Johnston, Truro; five grandchildren: Kenny (Carla)Dolomont, Porter's Lake; David, Jeff, Chris and Catherine Johnston, Truro; great grandson, Matthew Crewe; one sister Marjorie Youden, Massachusetts, USA and her children, SHirley, Brenda, Jerry and Donnie; members of her husbands family, Jim and Joyce Johnston, Sherbrooke, NS; Ninette Johnston, Sydney; Ethel and Steve Skinner, Salmon Arm, BC; Ross and Ann Johnston, Hamilton, Ont.; and Doug and Joan Janson, Sarnia, Ont. She was predeceased by her husband William 'Bill' Johnston and a brother Michael MacDonald. Cremation has taken place and at the family's request, there will be no visitation. A Memorial service will be held Saturday at 2pm. at St. John the Baptist Anglican Ch. with Archdeacon Rev. Reg MacDonald officiating. Arrangements entrusted to W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, Pleasant St., North Sydney.


Jackson Teresa Mary Jackson Cape Breton Post 10/20/2004 Carol MacLean Teresa Mary (nee Grosset) Jackson, passed away in her 68th year, on July 16, 2004, at the Lakeridge Health Care Centre in Oshawa, Ontario. Born in Drummond Parish, NB, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Cecile (Dionne) Grosset. Teresa was the beloved wife of the late Edward James Jackson, loving and devoted mother to Edward and his wife Jill, cherished nanny to Kristy and Joshua, and great-nanny to Jocob. She was a dear sister to Margaret, Roland, Roger, Irma, Mary Jane and Richard. She will be missed by her many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by four infant brothers. Teresa was a retired employee with the East York Emergency Medical Group. Private cremation took place n Ontario. A funeral service will be celebrated Thursday October 21, 2004 at 10:30 am in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel with Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery in Sydney Forks. Donations in Teresa's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


Johnston Michael Alexander Johnston Cape Breton Post 8/31/2005 Carol MacLean Michael Alexander Johnston 1925-2005 Michael Johnston of Alexandra Street, Sydney, passed away at home, Aug. 29, 2005, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the son of the late Roderick and Elizabeth (MacNeil) Johnston. He retired from Canada Packers after 42 years of service. He was a member of St. Anthony Daniel parish, Sydney. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Anna Johnston; three sons, Kevin (Bev), Raymond (Janet), Michael; two daughters, Sharon (Sandy) Campbell, Michelle (Kenny) Rich; eight grandchildren; brothers, Edward (Mamie), William (Flo), Donald (Dina); sisters, Kaye Johnston, Annie (Peter) Chapdelaine, Margaret MacDonnell, Betty Miller, Lorraine (Terry) Crich, Roberta (Phil) MacDougall, Beverly (Irvin) Brown. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Robert, Raymond and John,sisters, Mary Carberry, Margaret Johnston, Martha Carberry, and Laura Wood. Visitation will take place today (Wednesday), 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney. Funeral mass will be held Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005, at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony Daniel Church, Fr. Paul MacGillivary officiating. Burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations may be made to Palliative Care or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com Funeral arrangements under the direction of . . .


Joseph David Michael Joseph Cape Breton Post 9/8/2005 Carol MacLean David (Dates) Michael Joseph 1918-2005 On Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2005, David 'Dates' Joseph passed away peacefully at his home on Townsend Street, Sydney. He was the beloved patriarch of the Joseph family and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. His legacy will live on through his family and by all that were touched by this wonderful man. Born in Sydney on Feb. 11, 1918, Dates was the son of the late Habeeb and Sarah (Libbus) Joseph. Dates was a member of St. Joseph's parish in Sydney. He was employed by Sydney Steel as a blacksmith until his retirement in 1980. Dates was a veteran of the Second World War, and an active member of the St. Joseph's Lebanese and Syrian Benevolent Society Dates is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 63 years, Mabel (Heffernan). He also leaves behind sons, David (Chrissy), Kitchener, Ont., Blair (Patsy), Bobby (Bernadette), Glen (Diane), Stephen (Helen), all of Sydney, Brandon, Halifax, and Fabian (Jennifer), Bedford; and daughters, Darlene (Gary) MacLean, Albert Bridge, Cheryl Chisholm, Cindy (Bruce) Doucet, Valerie (Danny) MacInnis, all of Sydney, and Pam (Carter) Chapdelaine, Bedford; and daughter-in-law, Mary (Allan) Joseph of Sydney. Also surviving are sisters, Amelia Somers, Sydney, and Henrietta Sampson, Sackville, N.S.; brother, Samuel (Thelma) Joseph, Sydney; and sister-in-law, Helen (Aber) Joseph, North Sydney Poppa's family also includes his 29 adoring grandchildren, Bradley, Lynn, Derek, Colleen, Amy, Tami, Ryan, Daryl, Stacy, Deanna, Shane, Kristin, Melissa, Glenda, Craig, Janine, Geordie, Michael, Rebecca, Jesslyn, Jenna, Dylan, Jason, Andrew, Brandon, Clinton, Nicole, Breagh and Rachael. Poppa will also be missed by his great-grandchildren, Jennifer, Adam, Ben, L i ly, Grace, Caden, Nate, Matthew and Roman. Besides his parents, Dates was also predeceased by sons, Bradley and Allan, grandson, David Nelson Joseph, son-inlaw, Mike Kravosky, daughter-in-law, Patsy Joseph, brothers, Joe and Aber Joseph. A deeply religious man, Dates lived his life as a true Christian in every sense of the word. He will best be remembered as a humble, kind, humorous man whose love of life was an inspiration to all. Forever the family man, Dates was fortunate to be able to spend last weekend with family and friends at their Marble Mountain bungalow doing what he loved most - being with his family, playing cards, and sharing love and laughter. Although a well known hockey dad, tarabish master, and cribbage champion, Dates also loved hunting with his buddies in Margaree, swapping stories at the Cedar's Club and sharing his famous kibby on Thursday nights. Visitation for the late Mr. Joseph will be held at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, Thursday, Sept. 8, from 7-9 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 9, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church with Fr. Gerald Dunphy officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery , Sydney Forks. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca.


Jobe James Leslie Jobe Cape Breton Post 7/28/2005 Carol MacLean James Leslie Jobe 67, GLACE BAY We announce the sudden passing of James Leslie Jobe of Cliff Street, Glace Bay on Monday, July 25, 2005. He was the son of the late Leslie and Virginia (Tobin) Jobe. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, the former Mary Matheson of New Aberdeen. He was the loving father of daughter, Leslie (Jobe) Winstanley and son-in-law, Steven of Geary,New Brunswick and the cherished brother of Paul (Myrna) and his family. He was a life long member of Holy Cross parish beginning his commitment in faith as an altar boy and serving on parish council. In his early years he served in the United States Army as a paratrooper, he worked in the construction trade for a number of years, was a dedicated Business Manager for Local 1115,Sydney and later held the privilege of retiring as International Representative and Organizer for Labourers International Union of North America. He was an active member with the Glace Bay Pensioners Club, volunteered his time within the community and enjoyed sports, swimming, fishing and hunting. He loved to read and believed strongly in the workings of both God and family as he walked through life with so many years sobriety. Visitation will take place Thursday, July 28, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Curry's Funeral Home, 775 Main Street, Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be held on Friday, July 29, 2005 at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church, Glace Bay, followed by burial in the parish cemetery. Reception to follow in the parish hall. "Forever in our hearts and minds."


Jessome Mary Matilda 'Tillie' Jessome C.B.Post 7/20/2005 Carol MacLean Mary Matilda 'Tillie' Jessome passed away peacefully Monday, July 18, 2005 , at the MacGillivray Guest Home. She was the daughter of the late John 'Jack' Kennedy and Theresa 'Teasy' (Neville) Kennedy.Tillie grew up and lived her life in Whitney Pier on Matilda Street, named for her grandmother, Matilda Neville. Tillie loved the Pier, its people and stories and shared and passed on that love to all she knew, especially her family. She loved to read and especially enjoyed comedy in books, movies and theatre, as well as life. Tillie loved to laugh, tell funny stories and hear them. Her family was most important to her and in her later years, she most enjoyed being with her children and grandchildren. Surviving are her sons, Ken and Robert (Karen), daughter, Lee Ann (Robert) MacDonald, brother, Carlin (Caroline), and granddaughters, Erin, Danielle and Nicole, all of Sydney. Tillie was predeceased by her husband, Leo in 2002, brothers, Michael 'Mick' and Ray.T here will be no visitation. A memorial mass will be held at Holy Redeemer Church, Thursday, 11 a.m., with Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the MacGillivray Guest Home. Condolences may be sent to the family at sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca.


Jeddore Mary Catherine Jeddore The C.B.Post 5/19/2004 Maureen McNeil Jeddore, Mary Catherine, 63 of Eskasoni, passed away May 16, 2004. Born in Eskasoni, she was the daughter of the late John P. and Martha (MacDonald)Marshall. She is survived by daughters Rhenalda (Athanasius) and Rhonda (Bert); sons, Joe, (Carol Ann); John (Georgina) and Skylar all of Eskasoni; brothers, Peter, Tom and Albert of Eskasoni and Gabriel of Toronto; and 13 grandchildren. She was predeceased by herloving husband, John and brothers, Pius and Alfred Gerard. Visitation Thursday May 20, 2004 at 4228 Shore Rd., Eskasoni after 7 pm. A funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday at 11 am. in Holy Family Church with Rev. Martin MacDougall officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery.


Johnstone Roy Stewart Johnstone Cape Breton Post 8/16/2004 Carol MacLean George's River - It is with grreat sorrow we announce the sudden passing of Roy Stewart Johnstone, 74, Sunday, August 15, 2004 at the Northside General Hospital after a brief illness. Born July 31, 1930, he was the son of the late Lloyd McKnight and Louise (Bedwin) Johnstone of Little Bras d'Or West. A 1950 graduate of the Nova Scotia Agriculture College, he was actively involved in dairy farming until 1976 and continued his life-long interest in farming until his death. Roy was a member of the Nova Scotia dairy Commission and past president of the Nova Scotia Milk Producers Association. He was also a member of the Dairy Farmers of Canada, Nova Scotia Egg Marketing Board, the Cape Breton Couty Federation of Agriculture and the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture. Besides his farming interest, he was active in the communtiy serving as secretary-treasurer of the Cape Breton County Exhibition, member and past president of the Seaview Golf Club, member of the Seaview Curling Club, past membr of Kinsmen Club of North Sydney, and K-40 member. Roy was an adherent of Calvary Baptist Church, North Sydney. Roy had a host of friends and lived life to the fullest and was extremely proud of his children and grandchildren. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Marion (Mamie Mulley) Johnstone, daughter Karen (Tom) Burt, sons Lloyd (Elaine) Johnstone and Stewart (Susan) Johnstone, all of George's River, seven grandsons, one great-granddaughter, one brother Earl (Yvonne) Johnstone of Little Brad d'Or, two sisters Mary (William Dennis) Marsh of Mill Creek, Doris (Malcolm) Parks of Petite Riviere, Lunenburg Co. Roy is also survived by several nieces and nephews, and a special cousin, Kathleen Johnston of Little Bras d'Or. Besides his parents, Roy was predeceased by a brother William (Mabel) Johnstone of Lake Helen, Fla. Visitation will be held from 2-4 & 7-9 pm Tuesday August 17 in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St. North Sydney. A funeral service will be held 2 pm Wednesday, Auguest 18 at the Calvary Baptist Church, North Sydney, with Rev. John Hannem officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations can be made to the Calvary Baptist Church Memorial Fund.


Joshua Mary Bernadette Joshua THE CHRONICLE-HERALD 2/11/2003 George Rose JOSHUA, Mary Bernadette - 87, Louisdale, died February 9, 2003, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, surrounded by her family. Born in Martinique, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Mariette (Boudreau) Lowery. She was the loving mother of Marie (Clarence) Landry, Louisdale; Tina (Lloyd) MacRae, Patsy (David) Cleversey and Sylvia (Rod) Seabrook, all of Halifax. She was the beloved grandmother of Reg (Katherine) Scott, Jennifer, Tim, Claudette (Wayne), Greg (Angela), Jason (Laureen), Josh (Tina) and Adam (Shauna). She was a special Mémé to Yasmeen, Chelsea, Joél, Sami, Alyssa, Hayley, Xavier and one other great-grandchild on the way. She is survived by brother, Bennie, Montreal. She was predeceased by her husband, Reginald Joshua; brother, Lawrence Lowry; stepbrother, Robert Lowry; stepsisters, Alma Lowry and Minnie Burns. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in the Glenn Sampson Room, Louisdale. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Louis Parish, Louisdale, Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. with Rev Gary MacPherson officiating. Burial to take place in St. Louis Parish Cemetery, Louisdale, in the spring. Memorial donations may be made to the Strait Richmond Hospital Foundation or St. Louis Parish Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. On-line condolences may be made to the family at: c.h.boudreau@ns.sympatico.ca


Janega Martin C. Janega Cape Breton Post 8/23/2005 Maureen McNeil Martin C. Janega WESTPORT, ONT. It is with great sadness that word was received that Martin formerly of Sydney and Ottawa, eldest son of the late Matthew and Josephine Janega, died in hospital Aug.19, 2005, after a brief illness. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Peter and brother, John of Sydney. Martin served as a pilot in the Royal Air Force in England during the Second World War. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mary Ocenas; daughters, Delores Ludwig, Florida, Patti (Gianni) Pellery, Milan, Italy and a son, Robert (Liz), Maryland; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by brothers,Matt (Ann), Dartmouth, Peter (Darlene), Ottawa; sister, Margaret (Maryan) Dugandzic, Sydney River. Also left to mourn are many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Memorial mass will be celebrated Aug. 27, at 4:15 at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Sydney River.


Joseph Helen Veronica Joseph Cape Breton Post 12/29/2005 Carol MacLean Helen Veronica Joseph 1921-2005 NORTH SYDNEY Helen Joseph (nee Garabb) beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother died peacefully on Dec. 27 following a beautiful celebration of Christmas with family and friends. Helen was born in Omaha, Nebraska, the daughter of Catherine Garabb Robertson (nee Andrea) and Moses Garabb. Helen was a woman of natural grace, beauty and elegance. In her younger days she had been a keen player of women's baseball, and later a golfer and curler. Lifelong member of St. Joseph's parish North Sydney, she was founding secretary of the parish Catholic Women's League. In addition to her activities with the Northside Garden Club, Northside Breast Cancer Support Group and St. Joseph's Choir, she was a lifetime member of Seaview Golf and Country Club. Helen took special delight in participating each year in the Run for the Cure as part of the support team for the younger runners. She retained her fierce competitive interest in sports all her life. A gallant survivor of breast cancer herself, she also conquered TB in an era when medical treatment was limited and recovery required a vast amount of prayer. That long hospitalization contributed to a deep appreciation of life where every sunset and harbour moon was an extraordinary event. Helen lived life to the fullest and was a treasured member of a large circle of caring friends and close family. Helen was predeceased by her husband and lifelong love, Abraham 'Aber' Joseph and her sister, Mary 'Mae' Garabb. She is survived by brother, Joe Garabb, Sydney; stepsister, Margaret (Henry) Hollett, North Sydney, and heart-sister, Ethel (Tony) Lanzano, New York; daughter,Patricia (Frank) Slabe, Calgary; and son, Brian Richard Joseph, North Sydney; also by grandchildren, Rochelle (Gary) Joseph Shupe and Alain (Amy) Joseph, Halifax, and Joe Slabe, Maria (Steve) Shaw and Terry (Erin) Slabe, Calgary; and seven great-grandchildren, Emma Shupe, Halifax, Mihaela Slabe, Anja Slabe, Isaac Slabe, Julia Slabe, Eden Slabe and Elena Shaw, all of Calgary. Visitation at W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasasnt St., North Sydney, Dec. 30 from 2 -4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass under the direction of Rev. Tom MacNeil at Saint Joseph's Church, North Sydney at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 31. Family flowers, or donations to the Breast Cancer Foundation and the Salvation Army will be appreciated.


Johnson Mary M. Johnson Cape Breton Post 8/30/2004 Carol MacLean MARY M. (RHYMES) JOHNSON - 1929-2004 - Mary M. Johnson has passed away. Born in Sydney, NS, she is survived by her husband of 49 years, Chuck Johnson of Edmonton, her son, Brent of Calgary, daughter-in-law Margaret, granddaughters Katrina and Samantha, her brothers Ray, Harold, Hubert (Betty) Rhymes, and sister Shirley all of Sydney. She was predeceased by her parents Harold and Bertha Rhymes, brothers James, Clarence, Wally and Claude. At her wish, cremation will take place. No service is planned. Donations in memory of Mary may be made to a charity of one's choice. A kind and loving soul has left us, and the world is a poorer place.


Jessome Mabel Jessome Cape Breton Post 10/18/2004 Carol MacLean MABEL (DICKSON) JESSOME - 69 - Sydney Mines - It is with deepest sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of a wife, mother and grandmother, Mabel Jessome. She died at the Northside General Hospital on Saturday, October 16, 2004. Born in Sydney Mines on July 24, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Florence (Clarkson) Dickson. Mabel taught school in Sydney Mines for many years, prior to her retirement. She was an avid camper and enjoyed her camping days with her husband, Carl, in Indian Brook. Mabel is survived by the love of her life, her husband, Carl, her daughter Robena "Maggie" Cashin, her son Carl Jr. (Laura), her grandchildren Tyler, Victoria, and Kristen Jessome, her sister Georgene and her special cat "Moo Moo". Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brother Robert. Mabel's family are eternally grateful to Drs., Hickey, Igoe and Poulos and all the staff of the Northside General for their never-ending care and support. In keeping with her wishes, cremation will take place under the direction of G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. The funeral service will take place on Thursday at 11 am in Carman United Church, Sydney Mines, with Rev. Karen Ralph officiating. Burial at a later time in Brookside Cemetery. Donations in Mabel's memory may be made to the Northside General Hospital Foundation.


Johnston Gordon Michael Johnston Cape Breton Post 10/19/2004 Maureen McNeil Gordon Michael Johnston, 66, a resident of Gisborne Street in North Sydney, passed away Monday October 18, 2004 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney. Born in North Sydney, he was a son of the late Alexander and Florence (Lemoine) Johnstone. Gordon was employed as a traffic director with Marine Atlantic, North Sydney, for 49 years, and was a member of the ILA Union No. 1259. He was an elder of St. Matthew Wesley United Church. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving is his wife, Mary (Gallivan) Johnston, two sons Gordon Jr. (Glenda) and Glenn (Theresa), both of North Sydney, one daughter Belinda Johnston (Jay) of Kentville, seven grandchildren Cory, Eddy, Lisa, Scott, Nick, Colton and Zachary, two great-grandchildren Evan and Maria. He is also survived by special nieces Pearl Capp and Millie Blackie, as well as many other nieces and nephews. Gordon was a very family oriented man and will also be missed by his special pet "Quincy". He was predeceased by his brothers Fred, Albert and Leroy, sisters Pearl Horner and Mary Wilson. Visitation will be held from 7-9 pm Tuesday and 2-4 & 7-9 pm on Wednesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. Funeral service will take place 2 pm Thursday at St. Matthew Wesley United Church with Rev. David Luker officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew Wesley United Church Fund or a charity of one's choice.


Janes Muriel Janes Cape Breton Post 1/7/2005 Carol MacLean Muriel Janes, 96, passed away peacefully at Nanaimo General Hospital on December 31, 2004. Muriel was born just outside Conception Bay in Upper Island Cove, NL. She was the daughter of the late Jonathan and Alice Parsons. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Llewellyn, two sisters Audrey and Violet, brothers Ronald and George. Muriel was a former member of Christ Church. She is survived by her step-sons John of Peterborough, Melvin of Sydney, Robert of Toronto, and George of Qualicum Beach of BC, nieces, Alice, Muriel and Betty. A longtime resident of Union Street, Sydney, Muriel resided with her stepson George, aided by the nursing care of his wife, Delores, for the past two years in Qualicum Beach. Visitation will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Friday January 7th, from 2-4 & 7-9 pm with a funeral service in Christ Church on Saturday at 11 am, with Rev. Fred Rhymes officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations for Muriel can be made to the Canadian Red Cross Tsunami Disaster Relief Fund. Condolences may be sent to the family at: sysmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


Jesty Marion J. Jesty Cape Breton Post 5/12/2005 Maureen McNeil It is with great sadness the family announces the death of Marion Jeanette Jesty, 85, a resident of Queen Street, Tuesday, May 10, 2005, at the Northside General Hospital. Marion passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Born in North Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Jasper C. and Catherine (MacRury) Pynn. She was a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church. Marion was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her husband, Norman Jesty; three daughters, Catherine (Allen) Kenney, Lunenburg, Helen (Robert) Abbott, Halifax, Janet (George) Cruickshank, Vancouve r ; son, Laurie (Vanessa), Tsawwassen, B.C.; six grandchildren, Elizabeth (Joe) Kinch, Janet, John, Jeff, Brian and Mark; two greatgrandchildren, Alison and Hannah Kinch. She was predeceased by one sister, Helen Rising and one brother, Allison Pynn. Visitation for Marion will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service to be held Saturday, 3 p.m. at St. Matthew Wesley United Church with Rev. David Luker officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com.


Johnston Lois Johnston Cape Breton Post 12/24/2004 Carol MacLean Lois Johnston, 81, of Seaview Drive, North Sydney, passed away at home on Tuesday December 21, 2004. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth (Heron) WIlson. Lois was a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church and a former member of ??Chapter, Eastern Star and the Daughters of the Nile. She taught for a number of years at Thompson High School, in Sydney Mines, and in 1963, retired from MacLennan Jr. High School, in Westmount. Lois was also a member of the Retired Teachers Association of Nova Scotia. She was predeceased by her husband, William Archibald Johnston. A memorial service will be held at St. Matthew Wesley United Church on Monday at 2 pm with Rev. David Luker officiating, preceded by an Eastern Star service at 1:45 pm. Interment will be in Brookside Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at: sysmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca January 5, 2005 - A memorial service for the late Lois Johnston, 81, of Seaview Drive, North Sydney, who passed away at home on December 21, 2004, will be held at 2pm on January 7, 2005, Friday, at St.Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney with Rev. David Luker officiating. January 6, 2005 - LOIS JOHNSTON - 81 - North Sydney - A memorial service for the late Lois Johnston, 81, of Seaview Drive, North Sydney, who passed away at home on December 21, 2004, will be held at 2 pm on Friday at St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney, with Rev. David Luker officiaitng. Eastern Star service will be held at 1:45 pm.


Jewell John Robert Jewell Cape Breton Post 2/5/2005 Carol MacLean Rev. John Robert Jewell- 77, Guysborough Intervale, died Thursday, February 3, 2005, in Guysborough Memorial Hospital. Born in Louisbourg, he was a son of the late Donald R. and Alice Mae (Cordeau) Jewell. He received his early education in Louisbourg, graduated from Teacher's College, Truro, taught in Louisbourg and graduated in 1954 with a Bachelor of Arts from St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish. He entered Holy Cross Seminary, Halifax and was ordained on April 13, 1958, in St. Mary's Basilica, Halifax. In 1958, he was appointed assistant in Star of the Sea Parish, Canso; in 1961 he was appointed assistant of Sacred Heart Parish, Sydney; in 1963, he joined the staff of St. Pius X Seminary; 1964 saw him appointed assistant of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Stellarton and he was later appointed assistant at Immaculate Conception Parish, Bridgeport; in 1965, he became assistant and administrator of St. Joseph's Parish, Port Hawkesbury; he was appointed Pastor of Holy Family Parish, Eskasoni, in 1966 and Pastor of St. Anthony's Parish, Glace Bay, in 1971; in 1977, he became Pastor of St. Ann's Parish, Guysborough and attached missions in Guysborough Intervale and Salmon River; in 1978, he was appointed to the Senate of Priests for a two year term and started a three year term with the personnel board in 1980; in 1989, he was placed as Pastor in St. Peter's Parish, Port Hood, retiring in 1994 and residing in Guysborough Intervale. Surviving are sisters, Mabel Fleet, Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney; Rose (Len) Calver, London, England; Olive Harte, Glace Bay; Marie Dilney, Sydney; brother, Alphonse, Boucherville, Que.; numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Margaret (George) Maxner, Viola (Les) Ball, Cecelia (Bill) LeVatte; brothers-in-law, Michael Dilney and Alan Harte. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 p.m. Sunday in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Guysborough, then transferred to St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Guysborough Intervale, for a vigil service at 7 p.m. and the funeral mass at 2:30 p.m. Monday, with Vicar General Father Angus MacDougall officiating. Concelebrating will be other priests of the diocese. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory of Father John may be made to St. Patrick's Cemetery Fund, Guysborough Memorial Hospital Foundation, Ladies Auxiliary of the Guysborough Memorial Hospital, or a charity of choice. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com


Johnston Kathryn Louise Johnston Cape Breton Post 9/19/2005 Maureen McNeil Kathryn (Kay) Louise Johnston, 61, of George's River, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2005 at the Northside General Hospital. Born in North Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Genevieve (Jessome) MacLeod. Kay was a registered nurse who trained at the Glace Bay General Hospital and worked in Boston, New York and Halifax before returning to Cape Breton. For many years she worked as an assistant to her uncle, optometrist, Dr.Wallace MacLeod. Kay loved nature and all God's creations; she enjoyed hiking and kayaking with friends and her beloved dogs. She is survived by sisters, Anne, Boston, Joan, New York, Elizabeth (David) Johnston, Port Williams, Mary (George) Dorrington, New Glasgow, Janet, Rutland, Vt.; brothers, Alexander (Kathy), Boston, Donald (Bud) and Peggy, North Sydney, Wallace, George's River; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband,Wilbert. Visitation for Kay will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today (Monday) in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. A funeral service will be held 3:30 p.m. Tuesday from the funeral home chapel with Rev. David Luker officiating. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com.


Jones Wilfred Jones Cape Breton Post 11/25/2004 Carol MacLean Wilfred Jones, 85, passed away suddenly November 22, 2004 at his residence in Dawson Creek, BC. Born in Bras d'Or, he was the son of the late George and Annie Jones. Wilfred was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, North Sydney. Served in the Second World War as a member of the Cape Breton Highlanders. He was a former member of St. Jospeh's Parish, Bras d'Or. Wilfred leaves to mourn his loving wife, Fran (Papp), daughters Pauline (James) Iannetti of Sydney Mines, Anne (Andrew) VanDommelen of Southside Boularderie, Susan (Wayne) Beresford of Fort McMurray, and one son Wayne of Fort McMurray, 10 grandchildren Glenna, Karen, Tony, Kimberley, Julie, Aimee, Andy, Bobby, Gilbert and Hudson and seven great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews, also four sisters Thelma Adams of Ontario, Rachel Gordon of Montreal, Lorraine Alyward of Ontario, Mary Nugent of Florence, one brother David (Mickey) Jones of Bras d'Or. Predeceased by wife, Martha Jones, two brothers Garfield, and Arthur. Services to be held Thursday November 25, 2004 in Dawson Creek, BC. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney, at a later date.


Joseph Ronald Peter Joseph Cape Breton Post 12/23/2005 Carol MacLean Ronald Peter Joseph 55, SYDNEY Ronald Joseph passed away suddenly at home in the company of his loving family on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005. Ron 'Ronnie Joe' was born in Sydney, the youngest child of Mildred (Jones) and the late George Joseph. Ron was a well-known local musician. For over 30 years, he was the drummer for the bands Spyder and Integration. He most recently played guitar and sang with his own Band Encore. Ron played his final gig last Saturday in Inverness, a tribute to his close friend, the late Rannie MacLellan. Besides his mother, Ron is survived by his loving partner, Janet (Gallivan); only son, Ronnie (Kelly); sister, Charlene (Larry); brother, Wayne; godmother, Vickie Tomie 'Aunt Vick'; nieces, Carol Chiasson and Marie Hawco; nephews,Stephen and Shawn Joseph; special friend, Rene White,who was like a son.Ron was devoted 'Giddy' to his two treasured grandchildren, Chelsie and Morgan.There will be no visitation. A memorial mass will take place at Holy Redeemer Church, Saturday, 10 a.m., Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca.


Johnston Sanford Roland Johnston The C.B. Post & The Chronicle Herald 5/14/2004 Maureen McNeil JOHNSTON, Sanford Roland - 88, Baddeck, passed away May 12, 2004, in Victoria County Memorial Hospital. Born in North Sydney, he was the son of the late William A. and Esther P. (Pyke) Johnston. Sanford was a certified drug clerk for 56 years, employed at the Owl Drug Store, North Sydney, and the Stones Drug Store, Baddeck. He was an elder for many years at St. Mathew Wesley and at Greenwood United Church, Baddeck. He was a founding member of the St. Mathew Wesley United Church Mens Club AOTS, North Sydney. He was also a founding member and current treasurer of the Free Wheelers Mens Club, Baddeck. He is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Norman and Heather, Waterloo, Lunenburg Co.; grandsons, Peter (Kim), Ottawa, Ont.; Michael (Angela), Bridgewater; Ted (Wanda), Summerside, P.E.I.; Steven (Michele Hampton), Guelph, Ont.; great-grandsons, Jacob, Braden, Brian, Bailey and Keith; great-granddaughter, Leah; a multitude of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by wives, Jessie MacAskill and Hazel MacKenzie; sisters, Muriel, Cora, Peg and Esther. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held in MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Celebration of Life service to be held in Greenwood United Church on Saturday, May 15, at 2 p.m., Rev. Karen Lynch officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to Greenwood United Church or a charity of your choice. Arrangements under the direction of MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck.


Jobe Beryl Lorraine Ingrid Jobe Cape Breton Post 4/20/2004 Maureen McNeil Jobe, Beryl Lorraine Ingrid, 80, Sydney Mines - We regret to announce the death of Beryl Lorraine Ingrid Jobe, 80, of 9 Pond Rd., Sydney Mines who died Monday April 19,2004 in the Northside General Hospital. Born in Sydney Mines, d/o late Francis and Elizabeth (Harrison) Baxendale, a member of St. Pius Ch., Sydney Mines. She is survived by children: Peter and his wife Cathy and their son Peter of Barrie, Ont.,Marta and her husband Keith Mathews and their children Philip and Martina, Sydney; Daniel, Sydney Mines; David, His wife Janet and their son Greame, Saskatoon; Tina and husband Harvey O'Toole and children, Jamie and Ann Wolfville; Michael and his wife Linda and their children, Bradley and Lauren, Truro; Patrick and his wife Roberta and children, Samatha and Christina, Becker, Minn.; her sister Iris (Danny) McGowen, California; Vilma Baxendale, Sydney Mines; sister in law, Betty Baxendale, Montreal. She was predeceased by her husband Peter Jobe and a brother Wilmont. Visitation Tuesday at G.R.Francis & Son Funeral Home with funeral Wed. 10 am. at St. Pius X Church, Father Leo Boone officiation. Burial in the parish cemetery.


Jones Mildred Violet Jones
11/19/2005 Carol MacLean Mildred Violet Jones 88, BEDFORD Mildred Viloet Jones passed away Nov. 11, 2005, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Windsor, England, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Viloet (Garland) Stacey. She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and cared greatly for her cat, Sylvie, her constant companion. Surviving are her son, Ronald (Leona) Payne, Lower Sackville; daughters, Frances Martin, Glace Bay, Betty (Steven McIntosh) Brussard, Bedford; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and four great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Thomas (Tiger) Payne, second husband, Ernest Jones, son, Thomas Payne Jr. and daughter, Joan Fitzgerald. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Bedford.


Jessome William Ronald 'Ronnie' Jessome Cape Breton Post 11/24/2005 Carol MacLean William Ronald 'Ronnie' Jessome 59, BRAS D'OR/ POINT ACONI ROAD It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our dear father and grandfather at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005. Born March 29, 1946, in Bras d'Or, Ronnie was the son of thelate John A. and Marguerite (LeBlanc) Jessome. Ronnie sailed the Great Lakes for a number of years, and later operated his own businesses, an auto repair shop, and a convenience store, R&J Dairy, Point Aconi Road, until his retirement due to ill health. He was a member of St. Joseph's parish, Bras d'Or. Ronnie is survived by his daughter, Rhonda (Ross); and son, Jason (Shirley). He will be sadly missed by grandchildren, Audrina, Katelyn and WillStubbert, Amanda and Sara Jessome. Also by sisters, Sheila (Joe) Darai, Truro, and Priscilla(Jr.) LeMoine, North Sydney; brother, Sid (Kitty), Scotch Lake; and by several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Andrew, in infancy. There will be no visitation.Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Bras d'Or, with Fr. Jake Andrea officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of J.M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney Mines. Online condolences may be forwarded to jmjobesfuneralhome@ns.aliantzinc.ca.


Jackson Marguerite (Gouthro) Jackson Cape Breton Post 7/16/2005 Maureen McNeil Marguerite (Gouthro) Jackson 77, MARKHAM/GLACE BAY Marguerite (Gouthro) Jackson passed away July 6, 2005, at Markham Stouffville Hospital, surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband, Maxwell; son, Randy, daughters, Judith and Sharon and their families; sister, Marie Hughes, Ottawa; brother, Russell Gouthro, Glace Bay, N.S. She was predeceased by her parents, John Seward and Ann (Chiasson) Gouthro, brothers, Arthur and Wilfred. Funeral mass was held Saturday, July 9, 2005. Interment Christ of St. Patrick, Markham, Ont.


Jesty Ethel Jesty C.B. Post 7/18/2005 Maureen McNeil It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ethel Jesty, 91, Sunday, July 17, 2005, at the Northside Community Guest Home, North Sydney. She was a life-long resident of North Sydney, the daughter of the late Mildred (Davidge) and William Stagg. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney. She is survived by her children, Rodney (Theresa), North Sydney, Danny (Anne), Ontario, Jack (Jacqueline), Ontario, Terry (Eileen), Halifax. Ethel is also survived by grandchildren, Judee, Sally, Donna, Bradley, Mark, Peggy and Michael; and by 12 great-grandchildren. And by brother Mervin Stagg, North Sydney; brother and sister-inlaw, Jack and Willena Stagg, North Sydney; sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Jim Johnston, Nova Scotia; sister and brother-in-law, Pearl and Bill MacLean, Ontario. She was predeceased by her husband, George and brother, Garn Stagg. Visitation for the late Mrs. Jesty will be held Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral services will be held Thursday, 11 a.m. from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com. She will be sadly missed by her family and always remembered in their hearts.


Jardine Dr. Eric Walker Jardine Cape Breton Post 8/9/2005 Carol MacLean Eric Walker Jardine passed away peacefully at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, on Monday, Aug. 8, 2005, after a brief illness. He was surrounded by his loving family. Born in Kensington, P.E.I., he was the son of the late Dr. Frederick and Ella (Walker) Jardine.Eric attended Mount Allison University, graduating with his bachelor of science. He then served in the navy at Pt. Edward, where he met and married his loving wife of 60 years, Joan (Bailey) of Camrose, Alta. In 1949, Eric graduated from McGill University School of Dentistry and practised dentistry in Sydney until retiring in 1993, at the age of 71. Eric was a loyal member of St. Andrew's United Church and a member of the board of trustees. He was a former member of the Y's Men's Club, the Investment Club, the board of the Cove Guest home and the Canadian Cancer Society. Eric was a highly energetic person who embraced life with enthusiasm and loved people. Eric enjoyed visiting friends in the hospital and the Cove, and in recent years the morning coffee club. He was a longtime member of the Sydney Curling Club, the Lingan Golf Club and the Royal Cape Breton Yacht Club. At the age of 65, he took up downhill skiing and continued until the age of 81, delighting his grandchildren. Eric was very involved with the lives of his children and grandchildren and enjoyed many family gatherings at his summer bungalow in Ben Eoin. He is survived by his two sons, Franklin, Sydney, and Donald (Betsy), Orangedale; four daughters, Barbara (Bob) Mutch, Oakville, Joanie (Steve), Oakville, Janet (Glenn) O'Neil, Hammonds Plains, N.S., and Leslie (Eric) Deveaux, Sydney; daughter-in-law, Maureen, Inverness; 13 grandsons and four granddaughters. Eric was predeceased by parents, his brothers,Wiley,Dr. Ingham and Dr. Frederick, his sister, Janet (George) Schock. He was also predeceased by his eldest son, Eric Bruce in 1999 and two granddaughters, Rebecca and Bailey in infancy. Cremation has taken place and visitation will take place at Sydney Memorial Chapel, Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial service will be held at St. Andrew's United Church, Bentinck Street, Sydney, Thursday, 2 p.m., Rev. Thomas Whent officiating. Family flowers only. Memorials may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, St. Andrew's United Church or the Canadian DiabetesAssociation. Condolences may be sent to the family at sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


Julian Charles Francis Julian The CB Post 5/6/2004 Maureen McNeil Julian, Chalres Francis, June 27, 1932- May 4, 2004 - It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Charles Julian of 27 Burchell St., Sydney, who passed away at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Sydney Mines he was the son of the late Charles and Mary Anne (Donovan) Julian. He is survived by his wife and best friend of 52 years, Mildred (Molly)McKinnon; sons David, (Cathy), Florence; Johnnie (Darlene) at home; daughters, Moira (Lawrence) Thurbide; Cathy (Brian) Bobbitt, both of Sydney Mines, Mary (Sandy) Carmichael, Eastern Passage; Michelle (Fred) Moore, North Sydney, sisters, Theresa Alyward; Mary Wassilaskus, both of Sydney Mines; 11 grandchildren; three great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and his best buddy, Pat McGuigan. Besides his parents he was predeceased by a daughter Joanne Porter, three brothers, Tony, Albert and James. Visitation Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 pm at G.R.Francis Funeral Home. Funeral Friday at 10 am at Immaculate Conception, with Fr. J.J. McDonald officiating. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Sydney Mines.


Jessome Mary Magdellan Jessome Cape Breton Post 2/17/2005 Carol MacLean MARY MAGDELLAN (LAFFIN) JESSOME - 90 - Mill Creek - Mary Magdellan Jessome passed away peacefully on February 15, 2005 surrounded by her loving family, at the Northside General Hospital. Born in Mill Creek, she was the daugther of the late Daniel and Mary (Marsh) Laffin. Mary was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Bras d'Or. She will be sadly missed and forever loved by her 10 sons Lawrence (Helen) of Bras d'Or, Patrick (Elaine) of London, Ontario, Vince (Lorraine) of Sydney, Ivan (Joan) of Mill Creek, Peter (Martha) of Scotchlake, Paul (Judy) of Waterford, Ontario, David (Paula) of Mill Creek, Sheldon (Angela) of Sydney, Donald (Theresa of Port Hawkesbury, and three daughters Veronia (Honey) Crane of Mill Creek, Joanne LeBlanc of Mill Creek, Audrey (Paul) Nugent of London, Ontario, and daughter-in-law, Antoinette Jessome. Also surviving is one sister Katie LeBlanc, and three brothers Lawrence (Gert), James (Muriel) and Gerald (Louise), 45 loving grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild, who will greatly miss their "Nanny". She was predeceased by her husband, Walter in 2001, three sons Walter (Boe) Jr., Joseph, Gerald and daughter Marguerite, three brothers Hilary, Daniel, and John Thomas in infancy, and six sisters Beatrice, Laura, Pearl, Marguerite, Agnes, and Elizabeth in infancy. Visitation for the late Mary Jessome will be held in the G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines, on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral mass will be held at 10 am on Saturday in St. Joseph's Church, Bras d'Or, with Fr. Tom MacNeil officiating and Fr. Bogdan to assist. In lieu of flowers and as expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to a charity of one's choice.


Jessome Ethel (Tucker) Jessome Cape Breton Post 9/25/2004 Carol MacLean ETHEL M. (TUCKER) JESSOME - 84 - Loisbourg - It is with great sadness that we the family announce the death of Ethel (Tucker) Jessome, who passed away September 22, 2004 at the Cove Guest Home in Sydney. Born in Louisbourg,m she was the daughter of the late Walter and Amelia (O'Keefe) Tucker. Ethel lived in Sydney River with her husband for 17 years and upon his death moved to Louisbourg to be with her sister Amelia, with whom she resided for 27 years. She was a member of the Stella Maris Church, Louisbourg and the parish CWL. She was employed at the Louisbourg Drug Store for 25 years. Ethel is survived by sisters Amelia Creaser of Louisbourg, Betty Gallagher of Quebec, niece Sheila Pearl of Truro and a nephew Brian Gallagher of Quebec. She is also survived by stepchildren Larry, Barry, Peter, Adele MacLeod, John, Bobby Ann, Patsy and Marjorie Mader. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Jessome, sisters Helen (O'Toole), Pearl, Margaret (O'Toole) MacDonald, Joan (O'Toole) Campagna. Visitation for the late Mrs. Ethel Jessome will take place Sudnay September 26 from 2-5 pm only at Stella Maris Church, Louisbourg. Funeral mass will take place Monday September 27 at 10 am in Stella Maris Church, with Fr. Conrad Edwards officiating. Burial to follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Funeral arrangements are under the directon of Chant Funeral Homes.


Jeffrey Harry Frank "Jeff" Jeffrey THE CHRONICLE-HERALD 5/5/2003 George Rose JEFFREY, Harry Frank "Jeff" - 86, Esdaile Avenue, Dartmouth, passed away May 3, 2003, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Benjamin and Dorothy (Fleet) Jeffrey. He is survived by his ex-wives, Mary Agnes (Toni) Trude, Grace (Pottie) Jeffrey; son, Shawn (Faye), Alabama; daughters, Marilyn Thompson, Harriette Cole, Diane Jeffrey, Marilyn Jeffrey, Joanie Jeffrey, all of Dartmouth; Myrtle "Mickey" McGovern, Sackville; Florence "Babes" (Mrs. Hudson Carroll), Doaktown, N.B.; brother, Irvin, Halifax; a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, Robert "Bobby" in infancy; brothers, Clarence and George; sister, Margaret Ozon. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 1234 Cole Harbour Rd., Cole Harbour. Graveside funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville.


Johnston Anthony 'Tony' Johnston
11/4/2005 Carol MacLean SYDNEY Anthony 'Tony' Johnston, 81, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005 at the Harbourstone Enhanced Care Facility. Tony was the son of the late Anthony and Florence (Sutherland) Johnston. Tony is survived by sons, Anthony (Cheryl), Revere, Mass., George (Kelly), Sydney; and sisters, Florence, Rose and Jessie. Mr. Johnston was predeceased by his wife, Irene (Morrison) and son, Daniel Joseph, brothers, Art, Bill, Joe, John, Mike and sisters, Margaret, Mary-Joe and Elizabeth. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Interment will take place in Billerica, Mass., per Tony's wishes. The family would like to thank the staff and nurses of Harbourstone Enhanced Care Facility for the compassion and care shown to their father and his family. Funeral arrangements under the direction of T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.


Joyce James Alfred Joyce THE CHRONICLE-HERALD 4/17/2004 George Rose JOYCE, James Alfred - 80, Sydney, died April 15, 2004. Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late James Edward and Mary Beatrice (Boudreau) Joyce. Surviving are his wife, Margaret; daughter, Pauline; sons, James "Jimmy", Robert "Bobby"; grandchildren, Jennifer, Suzanne, Helen, Donnie, Shauna, Dawn; great-grandchildren, Emma, Isaac. He was predeceased by sisters, Pauline, Edna. Visiting 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and Sunday in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 9 a.m. Monday in St. Theresa's Church, Father Angus MacDougall officiating. Reception to follow in Pensioners Hall (Inglis and Prince Streets). On-line condolences may be sent to: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


Joseph Patricia "Patsy" Joseph the Herald 4/19/2004 Maureen McNeil JOSEPH, Patricia "Patsy" - RTR, 57, Sydney. Many people walk in and out of your life but only a few leave footprints in your heart. Patsy as she was fondly known, was one of them. Patsy enjoyed life to the fullest, even during her courageous and inspirational battle with cancer, her smile and robust personality always shined through. Patsy passed away at home on Sunday, April 18, 2004, surrounded by her loving family. Born in West Mabou, she was a daughter of the late Allan and Florrie Patterson (Christmas Island) and the late Angus Anthony and Libby MacLean (West Mabou). She was the loving wife, best friend and soul mate of Blair; mother of Colleen (Matt) Hornberger, North Carolina; Derek, Halifax; Amy (Todd) Pannett, Calgary; Tami, Sydney; and Ryan, Halifax; proud nanny of Grace, Lily and Caden Hornberger and Baby Pannett. She is survived by brothers, John MacLean, Mabou; Roddie (Murna) MacLean, Toronto; Gus (Jessie) MacLean, Port Hood; Wayne MacLean, Sudbury; and sisters, Marie (Donald) Gillis, Port Hood, and Alice (Victor) Campbell, Judique. She was the daughter-in-law of David and Mabel Joseph and is survived by brothers-in-law, David (Chrissie) Joseph, Bobby (Bernadette) Joseph, Glenn (Diane) Joseph, Stephen (Helen) Joseph, Brandon Joseph, Fabian (Jennifer) Joseph; sisters-in-law, Darlene (Gary) MacLean, Cheryl Chisholm, Cindy (Bruce) Doucet, Pam (Carter) Chapdelaine, Valerie (Dan) MacInnis. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews, and her side kick, Fido. She was predeceased by her brothers-in-law, Bradley and Allan Joseph and nephew, David Joseph. Her work, as the director of diagnostic imaging at the Cape Breton District Health Authority was her passion. Working for over 35 years in the health care field, she enjoyed every minute of interacting with her fellow co-workers and the patients. She was actively involved in provincial and national committees, which provided the opportunity to travel extensively. Pat was dedicated in enhancing the technology for the diagnostic imaging department. She took great pride in her profession and considered it a gift. Her amazing zest for life was apparent in her activities of skating, dancing, singing and summer family visits to the western side of the island. She was a member of the hospital choir. A proud hockey and soccer mom, her contagious smile will always be remembered. Patsy was a friend to many and will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the educational fund for the Diagnostic Imaging Staff at the Cape Breton District Health Authority. Blair and his family invite all who were touched by Patsy's grace, influence, humour and love to commemorate her life. Visitation will begin 7-9 p.m. today and Tuesday, April 20, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, with Father Neil McKenna officiating. Interment to take place in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Reception to follow in the Cedars Club. On-line condolences to: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca When tomorrow starts without me, Don't think we're far apart, For every time you think of me, I'll be right there in your heart.


Jensen Abraham Lewis Jensen Cape Breton Post 3/14/2004 Carol MacLean Abe Jensen, age 92 , of Ellsworth Avenue, New Waterford, passed away Friday, March 11, 2005 at home, surrounded by his family. Born in Belleoram, Nfld., he was the son of the late Stanley and Agnes (Rose)Jensen. Abe was a member of All Saints Anglican Church, New Waterford, and worked over 40 years at Dominion Coal and Devco. After a hard day in the pit, Abe continued working on the side as a plumber and carpenter. He loved to go ice boating, fishing, hunting, tending to his garden, but most of all, Abe loved being with his family and grandchildren. He will be remembered as a kind and pleasant man. Abe was also a Mason and belonged to the Shriners. He is survived by his wife, the former Beatrice Kearley; one daughter, Betty (Robert) Ross, New Waterford and one son, Bud (Doris) of Ontario; one brother, Roy (Roma), Halifax and one sister, Olive Frazier, Norfolk, Virginia. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Lynn, Robert, Ian, Matthew and Lesley and eight great-grandchildren, Ross, Rebecca, Katie, Corbin, Riley, Joshua, Matthew and Sarah. Abe was predeceased by one brother, Allan and three sisters, Agnes, Dorothy and Pasquina. There will be no visitation. Funeral service officiated by the Rev. Stacey Renouf is on Tuesday, 2 p.m. at All Saints Anglican Church, New Waterford. Reception to follow in the church hall. The family will then proceed to Forest Haven Memorial Gardens for interment. As an expression of sympathy for Abe, donations in his memory may be made to a charity of choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. 3/11/2005

Jesson Margaret Jesson Cape Breton Post 3/14/2004 Carol MacLean It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Margaret Jesson of Skir Dhu, Victoria Co., on March 12, 2005, in Alderwood Rest Home, Baddeck. Born in Skir Dhu, she was the daughter of the late Malcolm Urquhart and Katie Ann (MacDonald) Urquhart. She was a member of Calvin Presbyterian Church, French River. Margaret was the beloved wife of the late Shadrick W. Jesson. Leaving the North Shore at an early age, they travelled to Toronto, Ont., where she worked for many years. They both returned to Skir Dhu in the early 50s and shortly after opened a service station (White Rose) and a small grocery store and restaurant in French River where they operated for some 30 years. They also ran an oil delivery business Shad's Fuels and a venture in producing maple syrup. Margaret is survived by son, Douglas Urquhart (Christene), North Gut; sisters, Grace Timmins, Big Bras d'Or, Katherine MacInnis, Baddeck, Mary MacInnis, Alderwood; sister-inlaw, Grace Urquhart, Baddeck; stepdaughter, Lynn Mehak (Frank) Pickering, Ont.; several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, Shadrick, she was predeceased by her sister, Annie MacLean; brothers, John T., Malcolm and Donald. Visitation will take place today (Monday) from 3-8 p.m. in MacAskill Funeral Parlour, Baddeck. Funeral service will be held from William Reid Presbyterian Church, Indian Brook on March 15, 2 p.m. with Rev. Shirley Murdock officiating, with Rev. Lloyd Murdock and Rev. Bob Reid assisting. Burial will be in River Side Cemetery, French River. Memorial donations may be made to Alderwood Rest Home,William Reid Presbyterian Church or a charity of choice. Better known as Margaret Shad, she will be sadly missed by family and friends.


Jamieson Jack Dodge Jamieson Times & Transcript 3/24/2004 Carol MacLean Jack Dodge Jamieson, 85, of Avalon Drive, Sydney, passed away at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, on Monday, March 22, 2004. Born in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late George and Alice (Dodge) Jamieson of Moncton where he spent his early life. He moved to Sydney in 1947 with his wife, Betty to manage Tip Top Tailors. Surviving is his wife, Elizabeth (Wilbur); daughter, Joan McDougall, Bedford; sons, Stuart (Minnie), Westmount, Paul (Donna), Baddeck and Ian (Frances), New Zealand; sister, Ida Stockall and brother, David, Moncton; and grandchildren, Andrew, Suzanne, Alister, Jessica, Mark and Tracy. A memorial service will take place at First United Church, Sydney on Thursday 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jack's memory may be made to VON or Palliative Care. Condolences may be sent to family at sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


Jabalee Leona Mary Jabalee THE CHRONICLE-HERALD 9/23/2003 George Rose JABALEE, Leona Mary - 70, Halifax, and formerly of North Sydney, passed away peacefully with her family and friends on Sunday, September 21, 2003, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Petit de Grat, she was a daughter of the late Harry T. and Florence (Samson) Boudreau. Leona led a full and rewarding life working as a homemaker as well as 20 years at the Fortress of Louisbourg. Leona had many hobbies and passions which included gardening, cooking, crafts, golfing and curling. Leona's favourite place was in the kitchen and filled many with hearty meals and love. Leona enjoyed traveling and experienced many different cultures and meeting new people. She was an active member of the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary and St. Joseph's Parish, North Sydney. The past four years provided much enjoyment at her trailer in St. Anne's Bay Camp Park surrounded by many close friends. Thank you for all the wonderful memories Mom (Mémé, Leona). We will cherish our memories and your love. We will miss you forever, our loving mother. Leona was predeceased by her husband, "Abe" A. Jabalee in 1993; brother, Nick Boudreau. She is survived by her daughters, Linda (Stan Hanson), Calgary; Jean (Bob Cole), Dartmouth; Fran (Derek Collins), Victoria, and Mary Anne (Mark Carew), Fall River; grandchildren, Nicolle Jabalee, Christopher, Jennifer and their father David Mulley, Breanne and her father Wayne Ghesquiere, Renée and Alycia Carew; sister, Viola (Doug Shaw); brothers, George and Cyril (Pauline) Boudreau. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in W .J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph Church, North Sydney, Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton, P.O. Box 561 Sydney, NS B1P 6H4. Special thanks to the staff of 9A and the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII.


Jennings Maxwell Arnold "Max" Jennings The Herald & The C.B.Post 5/10/2004 Maureen McNeil JENNINGS, Maxwell Arnold "Max" - 68, Edwardsville. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Maxwell Arnold Jennings in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sunday, May 9, 2004, after a brief illness. Born in Tangier, he was a son of the late Gertrude (Fahie) Jennings and Basil Jennings. Max proudly served in the Royal Canadian Air Force for 34 years and retired in 1991. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 126. Max truly enjoyed sports. He was an avid curler and golfer, but also enjoyed hockey and baseball. Max is survived by his wife of 40 years, Evelyn (Fraser); sons, Ken (fiancée Cathy Courtney), Glace Bay; Gary (Darlene), Sydney; Rick (Michelle), Dominion; daughter, Terri Lynn (fiancé Dean Keats), Howie Centre. "Poppy" will also be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Brandon, Tyler, Jennifer, Trever, Max and Maggie. He is also survived by brothers, Mark (Marilyn) Jennings, Popes Harbour; Merlyn Jennings, Eastern Passage; sisters, Marsha Hartling, Alice Muise (Carl Nelson), Eastern Passage; Geraldine Clattenburg, Pleasant Harbour; Edna (James) Borgal and Avis (Raymond) Myers, Dartmouth; sister-in-law, Shirley Jennings, Eastern Passage; brother-in-law, Keith Swindells, Eastern Passage; numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Ellis Jennings; sisters, Faye Marshall and Mary Swindells; brothers-in-law, Daniel Marshall, Vern Hartling and Leo Clattenburg. Visitation for the late Max Jennings will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, in T.W. Curry Parkview Funeral Home, George Street, Sydney. Funeral service to celebrate the life of Max will take place at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, in St. Mark's Anglican Church, Keltic Drive, Rev. Peter Rafuse officiating. Donations in Max's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


Jesso Lillian Mae Jesso The Herald & The C.B.Post 5/27/2004 Maureen McNeil JESSO, Lillian Mae - 85, died May 25, 2004. Born in Carbonear, NL, she was a daughter of the late James and Mary (Gear) Butts (Florence). Surviving are daughter, Margie; son, Bill; sisters, Janie, Ada, Ester, Irene, Doris; six grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by first husband, Bill Kascmarik Sr.; second husband, Louie Jesso; son, Louie; grandson, Billy Jr.; six sisters; four brothers. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday with funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, both in Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Rev. Ritchie Robinson officiating. Interment in Brookside Cemetery, Sydney Mines. Donations to a charity of choice.


Jackson Teresa Mary Jackson Cape Breton Post 7/19/2004 Maureen McNeil Jackson, Mary Teresa nee Grossett, in her 68th year, passed away at Lakeridge Healthcare Centre, Oshawa, Ont. Teresa beloved wife of Edward James Jackson; mother of Edward and his wife Jill; nanny to Christy and Joshua and great nanny to Jacob; dear sister to Margaret, Roland, Roger, Irma, Mary Jane, and Richard. She was predeceased by three infant brothers and will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Teresa was a retired employee of East York Medical Emergency Group. Cremation has taken place. A memorial celebration of her life will be held in Cape Breton at a later date.


Jubenville Loretta (Wilkinson) Jubenville C.B.Post 7/20/2004 Maureen McNeil Jubenville, Loretta (Wilkinson) 59, Windsor, Ont. passed away July 17, 2004, loving daughter of the late Art and Helen Pynn. Beloved sister of Ferman and his wife Shirley; Keith and his wife Verdell; Judy, Russell and the late Stanley; wife of Gerald Jubenville, with whom she celebrated six precious years of marriage; and the late Quinlan Wilkinson with whom she celebrated 24 years years of marriage; mother of Tuesday; Tracey; Toni and Tara; grandsons, Aaron and Joseph. Visitation Tuesday 3-5 and 7-9 pm. at Family First Funeral Home and Chapel, Windsor, Ont. and Funeral Wednesday at 11:30 at the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment in Heavenly Rest Cemetery.


Jesty Patricia 'Patty' (Sutherland) Jesty Cape Breton Post 4/16/2005 Maureen McNeil Patricia 'Patty' (Sutherland) Jesty, 77, a resident of Johnston Road, Georges River, and formerly of Sydney Mines, Friday, April 15, 2005, at the Northside General Hospital. Born in Sydney Mines, Patty was the daughter of the late Leo and Ann (Matheson) Sutherland. She was a member of Immaculate Conception parish, Sydney Mines, and was involved with the CWL for many years. She is survived by three sons, Alexander, Dartmouth, Albert, Sydney Mines, Michael (Joyce), Georges River; two daughters, Mrs. Moira (Bert) Moulton, Halifax, Arlene, Sydney Mines; nine grandchildren, Lori, Nancy, Jennifer, Aimee, Sandy, Suzanne, A.J., Samantha and Kasandra; two great-grandchildren, Benjamin and Abigail; two brothers, Leonard, Vancouver, and Arthur, Sydney Mines; three sisters, Agnes MacInnis, Sydney Mines, Leona Carroll, Bras d'Or, Delores Howard, Florence. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert B. Jesty, an infant daughter, Mary, sisters, Regina, Anna, Yvonne Young and Isabel Serroul, and by a brother, pilot officer Alexander Sutherland. Visitation for Mrs. Jesty will be held Sunday, 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral mass to be held Monday, 2 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Sydney Mines, with Rev. Danny MacLennan officiating. Burial to take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com. May the road rise up to meet you, And the wind be always at your back. And may the Lord hold you in the Hollow of his hand.


Johnson Mattie Johnson Cape Breton Post 4/18/2005 Maureen McNeil It is with great sadness that we the family announce the passing of our father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Mattie Johnson, 79, Sunday, April 17,2005, at home in Chapel Island. Born in Chapel Island he was the son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Battiste) Johnson. Mattie was a pulp cutter by trade and enjoyed playing bingo. He was devoted to St. Ann, as well as the St. Ann's Mission in Chapel Island. He was a beloved elder and devout prayer leader. As a young man he was active in hockey and baseball. He is survived by sons,Kevin (Sandra), James Bernard, Roddie (Lori), Byron (Rosie), Lester (Sharon), all of Chapel Island, and Basil (Shara), Antigonish; daughters, Beverly (Eddie) Stevens, Monica (Maynard) Young, Nancy (John Ryan); brothers,Howard (Ethel), Stanley (Majorie); sisters, Gladys Dipietro, Georgina (Edward) Julian, all of Eskasoni, Patricia Bernard, Indian Brook; godsons, Stevo Marshall, Chapel Island, and Desmond Johnson, Eskasoni; 31 grand-children; 15 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by wife, Annie (Nevins) Johnson, children, Richard, John Hilroy, Elizabeth, Sandra and Thomas, grandchildren, Evan, Cassandra and Joshua, great-grandchild, Tamara, brothers, John T., Loli'John and Leo, sisters, Flora, Anna Jean, Sarah, and Geraldine in infancy. Resting at the family residence, 111 Chapel Island Rd., Monday after 4 p.m. and all day Tuesday. Funeral mass will be offered Wednesday at 11 a.m. from Immaculate Conception Church, Barra Head, with Rev.Duncan MacIsaac officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peters. A heartfelt thank you to all who cared for Mattie at home, especially Mary Martins.


Jesso Delores Elizabeth Jesso Cape Breton Post 12/21/2004 Carol MacLean It is with deep regret we the family announce the passing of our mother, grandmother and sister Delores Elizabeth Jesso, 73, a resident of the Oceanview Manor in Eastern Passage, NS, and formerly of North Sydney, who passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday December 18, 2004 at the manor. Born in North Sydney, she was a daughter of the lae Michael and Barbara (Taylor) McCarthy. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, North Sydney, and was involved with the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 19. In her earlier years, Delores was active in sports participating with a bowling league as well as ladies hockey and baseball teams. Surviving are her daughters Rose Marie Wood (Tony MacIntosh) of Westmount, Helen "Nancy" (Trevor) Robinson of Eastern Passage, one son Walter (TIna) Jesso Jr. of Brandon, Manitoba, grandchidlren Kaitlyn, Matthew, Septhen A., Amey, Steven, Eric, Cheryl, Heather and Barbara, great-grandchildren Kirkland, Riley, Kameron and Nathan, one sister Mary Lou MacLeod of Sydney. Also by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Walter "Pete" Jesso in 1965, brothers Bill, John, Roland, sisters Veronica, Helen (Nel), Leona and Marion. Visitation will be held 10-11 am on Wednesday in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. A funeal service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday in the funeal home chapel with Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society. ,br />December 23, 2004 - DELORES JESSO - Eastern Passage - Delores Jesso, a resident of Eastern Passage, and formerly of North Sydney, was also predeceased by a brother, Michael and sister Mary.


Janes Johanna Janes Cape Breton Post 12/29/2004 Carol MacLean Johanna Janes, 83, a resident of Harbourstone Enhanced Care Facility, Sydney, passed away peacefully on Monday December 27, 2004 at the residence. Born in East Bay, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Catherine (MacDonald) Steele. She was a member of St. Anthony Daniel Parish, and a life member of the Holy Redeemer CWL. She was a strong wonderful woman with a warm and quiet personality. She had a big heart and was completley devoted to her family; She is survived by her husband, Israel, her five daughters Sharon (Robert "Bob") Ings of Sydney Mines, Carol (Francis) MacDow, Darlene Janes, Elaine (Robert) Chiasson, Madonna (Bill) Moore, all of Sydney, by two sons Wayne (Andrea) Janes of Toronto, and Jerome (Donna) Forrest of Hamilton, by one sister Cecelia Higgins of Halifax, 11 grandchildren. She was predeceased by brothers Neil, John, Donald, Joe, and Murray, sisters Rita, Catherine and Mary, two grandchildren Arianne and Stephen. Visitation for the late Johanna Janes will take place on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. A funeral mass to celebrate the life of Johanna will be celebrated on Thursday December 30 at 11 am at St. Anthony Daniel Church with Fr. Anthony Udengwu officiating with Fr. Everett MacDow concelebrating. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations in memory of Johanna may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be sent to the family at: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


Jardine Frances Jardine Cape Breton Post 11/16/2004 Carol MacLean FRANCIS JARDINE - March 31, 1917 - Frances Jardine of 4 Browns Road, New Victoria, passed away Sunday November 14, 2004 in the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in Alder Point, NS, she was the daughter of the late Alexander "Big Sandy" and Ellen Jane (MacDonald) MacLellan. Frances was a member of Calvin United Church, New Waterford. Surviving are daughters Jackie (Eddie) Hindle of Marion Bridge, Joyce (Harold) LeBlanc of New Waterford, Sandra (Richey) Jury of New Victoria, son Wally Willena) Jardine of New Victoria, sisters Lilliam King of Bridgewater, NS, Louella Weir of Digby, NS, 13 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Robert "Bob" Jardine of New Victoria, sisters Kathleen "Babe" MacLean, Teresa Burton, brothers, Alex MacLellan and Nathaniel MacLellan. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of V.J. McGillivary Funearl Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford. A funeral service will be held Wednesday November 17 at 2 pm in Calvin United Church, New Waterford, wtih Rev. Duncal Roach officiating. Burial will follow in Calvin United Church Cemetery, Upper Leitches Creek. In lieu of flowers, donation in Frances's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.


Jackson Elizabeth Josephine Jackson Cape Breton Post 9/21/2004 Carol MacLean ELIZABETH J. 'BETTY' JACKSON - Westmount - Elizabeth Josephine Jackson of Westmount, passed away Monday September 20, 2004 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Theresa (MacIsaac) Mills. She was a member of Holy Rosary Parish, Westmount. Betty was a longtime and active member of the Seaview Golf and Country Club. She was also an avid badminton player. Betty was employed with Canada Manpower and Immigration for 30 years, retiring in 1992. She is survived by her husband, Doug, sister Rita (John) Wallace of Kamloops, BC, brother John of Chicago and a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers Gerald and Hiram and two sistesrs Clara and Genevieve. Visitation for the late Mrs. Jackson will take place from 2-4 & 7-9 pm today (Tuesday) at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 am Wednesday at Holy Rosary Church with Rev. Norman MacPhee officiating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery, Westmount. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


Johnstone Mary Cecilia Johnstone Cape Breton Post 3/11/2005 Carol MacLean Mary Cecilia (nee Ward) Johnstone, 94, died peacefully on Monday morning, March 7, 2005, at her home, surrounded by love. Beloved wife of Hugh Johnstone, predeceased 1967. Loving mother of Robert (wife Catherine Ann),Chatham, Hugh W., Halifax, Bonnie Anne (husband Greg Mulvihill), Hanmer; predeceased by Lee Marie McKay in 1984 (husband Laughlin, New Glasgow, N.S.) Mary lived for her nine grandchildren (Shawn predeceased); 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Dear daughter of Thomas and Isabel Ward both predeceased. Dear sister of William, wife Peggy, both predeceased. Sadly missed by special nieces and nephew and family and friends in Ontario and Nova Scotia. Born in Halifax, N.S., she worked for over 30 years at the McConnell Library in Sydney, N.S., retiring in the 1970s and moving to Sudbury in 1996. She was a dedicated and devoted member of the Roman Catholic faith and St. Kevin's Church. Resting at the Lougheed Funeral Home, Hanmer/Capreol Chapel, Michell Drive, Hanmer. Funeral mass in St. Kevin's Church, Val Therese, Friday, March 11, 2005, at 11 a.m. Cremation at the Parklawn Crematorium. Donations to St. Vincent de Paul Society would be appreciated. (Friends called 6-8 p.m. Thursday). Memorial mass to be held at St. Anthony Daniel Church, with interment in the family plot, Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney, N.S., at a later date. [April 19, 2005 - Submitted by Maureen McNeil]

Mary Cecilia (Ward) Johnstone MEMORIAL MASS A memorial mass to celebrate the life of Mary Cecilia (Ward) Johnstone will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2005, in St. Anthony Daniel Church, with Rev. Gerald Curry SFM officiating. Formerly of 12 Bayview St., Sydney, Mary passed away March 7, 2005, in Sudbury, Ont. A reception, hosted by the family, will follow in the church hall. Private burial service at Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.



JAMAEL Sister Debee Mary JAMAEL (Sister St. Mary Gregory) Chronicle Herald 12/4/2006
JAMAEL, Sister Debee Mary (Sister St. Mary Gregory)
JAMAEL, Sister Debee Mary (Sister St. Mary Gregory) - 75, Congregation of Notre Dame, Sydney, died peacefully in CND Health Care Centre, MacGillivary Guest Home, Sydney, Saturday, December 2, 2006, after a brief, courageous battle with cancer. Sister Debee received her elementary education at St. Joseph School and graduated from Holy Angels High School, Sydney. She entered the Congregation of Notre Dame, Montreal, and became a professed religious member of the congregation in 1958. Subsequently, she studied at Toronto School of Theology and St. Paul's University, Ottawa. She was a daughter of the late George Jamael (Beirut, Lebanon) and Mary Jamael (Canso). Besides her parents, she was predeceased by brothers, Tommy, Sonny, Greg, and Francis Gerard; also sisters in infancy, Shirley Anne, Emma Marie, Jane Frances. She was also predeceased by sister-in-law, Marie Bailey. Sister Debee is survived by sister, Patricia (Danny) Leblanc, Sydney; brothers, George (Noonie)
Jamael,Sydney; Harold (Lynn) Jamael, Sydney; sisters-in-law, Leona Jamael, Portage; Kay Jamael, Sydney; Alberta Jamael, Reserve Mines; Shirley McQueen, Ottawa; Bev Neville, Sydney. She also leaves to mourn many beloved nieces and nephews. A resident of Holy Angels Convent for the past two years, Sister was active as a spiritual director until her illness. During her 48 years in the congregation, she worked in a variety of ministries in several regions of Canada. She taught school in Huntington, Que., Summerside, P.E.I., and Cornwall, Ont. She was library assistant at Holy Angels High School, Sydney, did parish ministry in Scarborough, Ont., and was a boarding school assistant at St. Joseph's Convent, Mabou. Her longest and special mission was her ministry to the homeless at the Younge Street Mission, Toronto, for 10 years from 1988-1998. Visitation for Sister Jamael will be held at Holy Angels Convent, Sydney, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Bible vigil will be held in the
convent chapel at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, Sydney, at 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 5, Father Angus J. MacLeod and Father Frank Abbass officiating. Burial will take place in Resurrection Cemetery. Funeral arrangements under the direction of T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice. Many thanks to the wonderful staff at the CND Health Care Centre, Father Rankin, Dr. Murphy and Dr. Gordberg for their excellent care.



JOHNSTONE Arthur Matthew JOHNSTONE Chronicle Herald 11/24/2006
JOHNSTONE, Arthur Matthew
JOHNSTONE, Arthur Matthew - 56, Howie Centre, died November 22, 2006. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late Cecil and Hilda Johnstone. Surviving are wife, Theresa; children, Terrence, Neal, Ian, Heather; sister, Therese; brothers, Mark, Michael, Gregory; mother-in-law, Julia; brothers and sisters-in-law, Germaine "Jim", Elizabeth, Mary, Barclay, Ralph, Jim, Dorothy; nieces, nephews; friends, Pat and Terry. He was predeceased by infant daughter, Maureen; father-in-law, John; brother-in-law, Francis. Visitation today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral Saturday, 11 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Church. twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca



Jesty Lois Jesty Published July 2006 7/5/2006 Wanda Sutherland Ross JESTY, Lois – 66, Dartmouth, passed away July 5, 2006 in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in North Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Edgar and Dorothy (Campbell) Jesty. Surviving are sisters Tyra Gilbert, Barrie, Ont.,; Dale Carter, Dartmouth, brothers Campbell (Camie). Barrie, Ont. and Calvin, Newfoundland. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 11, in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Burial at a later date in Barrie, Ont. E-mail condolences may be sent to almattatallfh@alderwoods, com. Halifax Chronicle Herald


Jesty Elva Lillian Beatrice Jesty Published November 2006 7/14/2006 Wanda Sutherland Ross JESTY, Elva Lillian Beatrice – 93, died peacefully July 14, 2006 in Braeside Nursing Home, Middle Musquodoboit. Born in Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, October 12, 1912, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary Ann (MacKinnon) Crowther. She is survived by her only daughter Noel (Charles) Doucet, Dartmouth; grandchildren Charles (Heather) Doucet, Julianne (Stephen) MacLean; great-granddaughters Laura MacLean, Emily and Sarah Doucet and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Austin in 1993; brother George Crowther; sisters Teresa Hardy, Freda Roper and Edythe Fraser. Cremation has taken place. Ashes will be interred with those of her husband in Centre Falmouth Cemetery, Hants County. Special thanks to the staff of Braeside for their expert and loving care. Good-night dear Mother. Cape Breton Post, Saturday, November 4, 2006


Jesty Edgar Campbell Jesty Published November 2006 11/1/2006 Wanda Sutherland Ross Ontario. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Campbell (Camie) Jesty. Born July 3, 1948 in North Sydney, N.S. he passed away peacefully Nov. 1, 2006 in his 58th year after a courageous battle with cancer. He was predeceased by his wife, Dianne (MacGillivray), his sister Lois and his parents Dorothy (Campbell) and Edgar Jesty of (North Sydney) Nova Scotia. He is survived by his daughters, Stacey (Richard) Zita and Tanya (Craig) McLaughlin Jesty and grand-children Joey, Tyler and Katelyn. He is also survived by his sisters Tyra (Bobby) Gilbert, Dale (Ches) Carter; brother Cal (Paulette) Jesty and step-mother Eileen Jesty. He was loved by many family and friends. A special thank you to niece Donna Oaks and the many staff members at Credit Valley hospital for their support. Anyone lucky enough to have known Cam personally and to have enjoyed his quick wit joined the family Friday, Nov. 3 from 10 – 11 a.m. A celebration of his life followed at 11 a.m. both at Glen Oaks Chapel and Reception Centre, 3164 Ninth Line, Oakville, 905-257-8822. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association.


JOHNSON Ralph JOHNSON Chronicle Herald 9/2/2006
JOHNSON, Ralph
JOHNSON, Ralph - 55, Whycocomagh, passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2006, at home. Born September 4, 1950, in Inverness, he was a son of the late Ralph C. and Annie Laurie (MacDonald) Johnson, Whycocomagh. He was retired from the forestry department of Stora Enso, Port Hawkesbury. He is survived by brother, Bruce and Liga; nephew, Talis; niece Sara, Ottawa; aunts, Ferne MacDonald, Whycocomagh; Marie MacDonald, Baddeck; many loving cousins; special friend, Margie. He was predeceased by brother, Donald, age two and a half, in 1954. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held in Stewart United Church, Whycocomagh, at 11 a.m. Monday, Rev. Donna Tourneur officiating. Burial at a later date. Family flowers only. Memorial donations in memory of Ralph may be made to a charity of choice. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com



JOE Donald Gordon "Donnie" JOE Chronicle Herald 9/25/2006
JOE, Donald Gordon "Donnie"
JOE, Donald Gordon "Donnie" - 50, Membertou, died September 22, 2006. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late John Joe and Helen Marshall. Surviving are sisters, Margaret, Susan; brothers, James, Charles, Dana, Keith; numerous god children, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Mary, Evelyn; grandmother/mother, Margaret Marshall; several uncles. Visitation began Sunday at the family home at 140 Membertou St., and will continue today with funeral mass at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Sydney Forks, Father Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Condolences to: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca



JUDSON Mary Louise JUDSON Chronicle Herald 9/30/2006
JUDSON, Mary Louise
JUDSON, Mary Louise - The death of Mary Louise Judson age 41 of Inverness occurred on Thursday, September 28, 2006, in Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home, Port Hawkesbury. Born in Inverness on August 30, 1965, she was a daughter of the late Charles Perry and Hattie Agnes (MacLean) Judson (Inverness). She was a member of Stella Maris Parish, Inverness. Mary Lou had touched the heart of everyone she met and brought joy to all. She will be sadly missed by family and friends. Surviving are sisters, Jean Ann (Alan) Rumley, New Glasgow and Donna Marie (Doug) Farrier, Ottawa; brothers, Melvin Joseph (Anne) White, Renfrew Ont.; Michael (Anne) White, Dartmouth and Charles (Patricia) Judson, Lake Echo; several nieces and nephews. Mary Louise Judson will rest in Inverness Funeral Home with visitation Sunday, October 1, from 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held Monday, October 2, at 2 p.m. in Stella Maris Church, Inverness, Father Duncan MacIsaac officiating. Burial to follow in the parish
cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Inverness Cottage Work Shop, Inverness, or to Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home, Port Hawkesbury. On-line condolences may be sent to: invernessfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca



JACKSON Lloyd JACKSON Chronicle Herald 10/16/2006
JACKSON, Lloyd
JACKSON, Lloyd - Truro. It is with great sadness that the family of Lloyd Jackson announce his passing on October 14, 2006, at the age of 89 in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, after a long battle with cancer. Born August 1, 1917, in Sydney, he spent his life in Truro. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Rachel (Clyke), whom he loved with all of his being; his children; Kevin (Terry), Shawn, Pat (Anita) and Sherry (Wade Smith), all of Halifax; sister, Daisy Williams; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, Ida (Paris) Jackson Skinner and husband, Joseph Jackson; daughter, Linda Sparks; brothers, Thomas, Norman, William and sister, Eva Maxwell. Lloyd was a Second World War Veteran who was very proud to serve his country and shared many stories about being overseas. Lloyd was employed with the Town of Truro, CNR Via Rail, and the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26 where he was also a longtime
member. His passions were his family, carpentry and golf. He was the first black senior member of the Truro Golf Club where he remained a member until his passing. In his later life, he was given an honorary membership to the Golf Club which he treasured. A Legion Tribute Service at 6:30 p.m. with visitation, 7-9 p.m. will be held on Tuesday October 17. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m., all in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, with Pastor Wallace Smith officiating. Interment will be in Robie Street Cemetery, Truro. In lieu of flowers, donations would be greatly appreciated if made to Zion Baptist Church, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 26, or the Apex Golf Tournament Scholarship Fund. On-line condolences may be sent to: colchestercommunityfh@ns.aliantzinc.ca



JESTY Campbell Edgar JESTY Chronicle Herald 11/4/2006
JESTY, Campbell Edgar
JESTY, Campbell Edgar - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Campbell "Camie" Jesty. Born on July 3, 1948 in North Sydney, he passed away peacefully on November 1, 2006, in his 58th year after a courageous battle with cancer. He was predeceased by his wife, Dianne (MacGillivray); his sister, Lois, and his parents, Dorothy (Campbell) and Edgar Jesty (Nova Scotia). He is survived by his daughters, Stacey (Richard) Zita, Tanya (Craig McLaughlin) Jesty, and his grandchildren, Joey, Tyler and Katelyn. He is also survived by his sisters, Tyra (Bobby) Gilbert, Dale (Ches) Carter; brother, Cal (Paulette) Jesty, and stepmother, Eileen Jesty. He was loved by many families and friends. A special thank you to niece, Donna Oaks, and the many staff members at Credit Valley Hospital for their support. Cam will be missed by anyone lucky enough to have known him personally and to have enjoyed his quick wit. Visitation was held Friday, November 3, from 10-11 a.m.,
followed by a celebration of his life at 11 a.m. in Glen Oaks Chapel and Reception Centre, 3164 Ninth Line, Oakville, Ont., (905) 257-8822. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association.



JOBE Catherine Theresa (Buckley) Jobe Halifax Herald 8/19/2006 Lorraine Gibson Head Obituary: Catherine Theresa Jobe

Halifax Herald 8/19/2006

JOBE (Buckley), Catherine Theresa - It is with great sadness we wish to announce the death of our beautiful dear mother, Catherine Theresa (Buckley) Jobe on August 16, 2006, after a lengthy illness in Northwood Centre, Halifax.

A long-time resident of Borden Street, Glace Bay, and a devoted member of Holy Cross Parish, Catherine was the beloved wife of the late Lamey Jobe, whose loss she mourned for 27 years and who will undoubtedly be there to welcome her into heaven.

She was the dear mother of Sybil and Hal Laprise, Courtenay, B.C.; John and Les Jobe, Winnipeg, Man.; Bob and Terry Jobe, Salmon Arm, B.C.; Rita Horsburgh, Burlington, Ont.; Catherine and Bob Stampe, Vernon, B.C.; Anita and Patrick Sulley, Halifax; proud grandmother of 25 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by sisters-in-law, Peggy, Toronto, and Betty, Glace Bay, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Ben and Elizebeth Buckley; daughter, Delores; son-in-law, Walter O'Rourke; sisters, Elsie (Max) MacPherson, Rita (Tom) Gracie, Monica (Henry) Lecointe, and brothers, John and Tommy.

Mom lived an energetic life, always busy, washing, hanging clothes on the line and cooking wonderful things for her family. Many bottles of chow and blueberry jam crossed the miles over the years with her love tucked into every jar.
Her smile will live on in our hearts.

Cremation will take place. Family will be receiving visitors at 1 p.m. on Monday, August 21, in Curry's Funeral Home in Glace Bay, with a memorial service at 2 p.m. in Curry's Chapel with Father John Graham presiding.

Interment will be in St. Anne's Cemetery following the service.

Thank you to the staff of the 9th floor, Northwood Centre for your wonderful care over the last five years.

Donations to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged.

She became an Angel...just a breath away A Star in the night...the wind at our back by day. Until we meet again Mom.


Buckley family Obituaries.
Jaques Lena Christine Katherine (MacDonald) Jaques Ottawa Citizen 4/10/2007
JAQUES, Lena Christine Katherine (nee MacDonald) R.N. Lt., (Retired) Canadian Army Nursing Sister Suddenly, after a long ordeal with multiple myeloma on Tuesday, October 2, 2007, age 87. Lena, a registered nurse, decorated veteran of W.W. II, IODE member and Ontario Chapter Past President, member of the Order of the Eastern Star and dedicated community service volunteer, was born at Hillside, Mira, Cape Breton on December 16, 1919. Dear mother of Elaine (Neil Munro), Art (Ann Mortimer), Brian (Janice Mady). Loving and beloved grandmother of Erin, Katherine, Bronwyn, Sarah, and Lauren. Loving sister of Alister MacDonald (Audrey) and Dorothy Campbell and devoted aunt to her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Phil and sisters Mildred and Laura. The family would like to thank the staff of the Pain Management and Haematology teams from the 5th floor of the Ottawa General Hospital for their excellent and compassionate care. Cremation. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, October 5th at Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Avenue, at 11am. Reception to follow. 10/2/2007 born at Hillside, Mira on December 16, 1919
Johnstone Alice Jean Johnstone
1/2/2007
January 02, 2007 Tuesday

Alice Jean Johnstone Glace Bay It is with great sadness and with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, Alice Johnstone of 50 South St., Glace Bay, on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Glace Bay, Alice was the daughter of the late Robert and Mildred (Parsons) Crocker. Alice was a member of the Glace Bay Salvation Army Citadel. Alice had many friends and her greatest love was for music and dancing, and how she loved to attend the dances at the Glace Bay Seniors Club. Alice is survived by her daughters, Jeanette (William) Osborne, (Alice considered Bill more like a son who she loved very dearly), Glace Bay and Deborah Wicks, Ontario; granddaughter, Kori Lynette (Osborne) Penny, her pride and joy and Kori's husband, Robert, who Alice loved dearly; grandson, Wayne Wicks; great-grandchildren, Kyla Robin Penny, who was the love of her life and Alexander Wicks; sisters, Clarice (late Francis) Johnstone, Dorthy (Bud) Quinton and Mildred (late Charles) Campbell. Besides her parents, Alice was predeceased by her husbands, Allister Joseph Johnstone and John Joseph Driscoll; sisters, Marge and Hazel; brothers, Graham, Ernie, Arthur, Cameron, Earl, Grant and Lodie. Visitation for the late Alice Johnstone will be held Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007 from 11 a.m. until 12 noon for family and close friends in Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, 849- 7520. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 3 2007 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Union Street, Glace Bay at 2 p.m. with Fred Courtney officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Dominion Street, Glace Bay, will be held at a later date. Donations in Alice's memory may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel, Glace Bay. Online condolences may be sent to .
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Johnston Catherine Johnston Chronicle Herald 5/30/2007
JOHNSTON, Catherine
JOHNSTON, Catherine - Passed away peacefully May 28, 2007, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII, surrounded by family and friends. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Roderick and Elizabeth (MacNeil) Johnston. She is survived by brothers, Edward, Ottawa; Donald and William, both of Sydney; sisters, Anne Chapdelaine, Margaret MacDonell and Bev Brown, all of Sydney; Lorraine Critch, Saint John, N.B.; Roberta MacDougall, Dartmouth. She is also survived by her long-time friend and confidante, Josie Eddy; also by many nieces and nephews who loved her dearly. She was predeceased by brothers, Raymond and Michael; sisters, Laura, Mary, Martha, Betty, and Margaret. She was also predeceased by her partner, Fred Ryan. She was always a thoughtful and caring person, and supportive of family and friends. Visitation will take place today from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be held in St. Theresa's Church on Thursday at 9 a.m. Reception to follow.
5/28/2007 Born in Sydney
Jones Sheldon Kennedy Jones


Sheldon Kennedy Jones 68, Sydney Mines The family of Sheldon Kennedy Jones regrets to inform you of his death, which occurred at the VG Hospital in Halifax on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008. Born in Sydney Mines, he was the son of Mabel (MacKay) Jones, a resident of the Northside Guest Home, and the late Garfield Jones. Following his retirement in 1992, after 32 years of service with the Cape Breton Development Corp., Sheldon could be seen throughout the neighbourhood during his much loved daily walks. Reading, keeping up on current affairs and his love of gospel music filled his days. He enjoyed his time spent as a volunteer with the veterans at Harbour View Hospital, Sydney Mines, and for this work he was awarded The Maritimer of the Week. Survived by his wife, Grace (MacFarlane); daughters, Wendy (Glen Baker), Halifax, Melanie (Bernie) Tobin, Moncton, Heather (James) Tucker, Oromocto, and Lindsay (Dave MacLeod), at home. Grandchildren Brayden, Alexander, Mathew, Brett and Hailey. Brother, Connie; sisters, Marlene (George) Lovell, Miriam (Bernard) Tobin, Garland (Ken) Stubbert, Evelyn (Lawrence) Howard; and also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Fillmore and Whitman, Sydney Mines. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A service of celebration for the life of Sheldon will be held at Carman United Church, Clyde Avenue, Sydney Mines, Dec. 09, 2008, at 3 p.m. with Rev. Diane MacVicar and Rev. Wayne MacLeod officiating. Committal to follow at Brookside Cemetery, with a reception to follow in the church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Carman United Church Memorial Fund or Building Fund or charity of ones choice. Online condolences may be sent to fillmoreandwhitman@ns.sympatico.ca. 12/3/2008 Born in Sydney Mines
Jabalee Deanna Christine Jabalee Cape Breton Post 2/16/2008
Deanna Christine Jabalee 68, Sydney - It is with deep regret that we announce the peaceful passing of our dear wife and mother, Deanna Christine Jabalee, Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, Deanna was the daughter of the late Ewen 'Hughie' and Pearl (Bagnell) MacDonald. Deanna is survived by her husband, Elias Jabalee; sons, Darren (Ann) and David (Kelly); stepdaughter, Margaret Tanner; and a host of lifetime friends. Besides her parents, Deanna was predeceased by her brother, Dwight MacDonald and daughter, Sherry. Funeral service will be held at United Protestant Church of Sydney River at 11 a.m., Wednesday with Rev. Dana Feltmate officiating assisted by Rev. Ralph Johnson and Fr. Frank Abbass. A reception celebrating the life of Deanna will be held at MacLeod Hall in the church following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals."Do not go gentle into that good night Old age should burn and rage at the close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light." -Dylan Thomas Condolences may be sent to the family at . Deanna Christine Jabalee 68, Sydney - Funeral service for Deanna Jabalee will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the United Protestant Church of Sydney River, with Rev. Dana Feltmate officiating. A reception will be held following the service. Condolences may be sent to the family at . 2/15/2008 Born in Glace Bay
Jackson Bernice Jackson Cape Breton Post 6/17/2008
Bernice Jackson 69, Glace Bay/Dartmouth - It is with heavy hearts that Bernice's daughters, Chantal MacIntyre, Waterloo, Ont., and Tanya (Lance Lickfold) MacIntyre, Mallorca, Spain, announce the sudden passing of their mother in the VG Hospital, Halifax, on Friday, June 13, 2008. Mom will be remembered and sadly missed by her mother, Edith Jackson, Seaview Manor, Glace Bay; her sisters, Eileen Baird, Fall River, and Beverly Jackson, Dartmouth; and her grandson, Tyler MacIntyre, Waterloo. Bernice was predeceased by her father, Thomas Jackson and her sister, Joan Brufatto. In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. Funeral Mass of Resurrection will be 10 a.m., Friday in St. Anthony's Church, Rev. Conrad Edwards officiating. Donations in Bernice memory may be made to your charity of choice. E-mail condolences to 6/13/2008

Jackson Douglas Jackson Cape Breton Post 11/4/2008
Douglas Jackson 80, Sydney River - It is with deep regret we announce the death of Douglas Graham Jackson on Nov. 3, 2008, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Douglas was born in Sydney, Dec. 8, 1927, son of the late Hubert and Ivy Jackson. Doug was an avid golfer, a member of Seaview Golf Club for over 50 years. He worked in construction and retired from the Heavy Water Plant in Glace Bay. Douglas is survived by his dear friend and companion, Mavis Morrison; twin sister, Bertha (Paul) Benedict, Sydney Forks, Ralph (Georgina) Jackson, Sydney, and Edward (Trudie) Jackson, Vancouver. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Betty, brother, John and sisters, Clara Ross and Isabel Novak. Visitation will take place Wednesday, Nov. 5 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Sydney River United Protestant Church, Sydney River, with Rev. Dana Feltmate officiating. Interment to follow in Alfred E. Smith Cemetery, Howie Centre. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com. 11/3/2008 born in Sydney, Dec. 8, 1927
Jackson Keith Jackson Cape Breton Post 10/11/2008
Keith Jackson 84, North Sydney - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of the our beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather, Keith Jackson, age 84, a resident of the Northside Community Guest Home, on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at the Northside General Hospital. Born in North Sydney, he was the son of the late Fred and Frances (Logan) Jackson of Seaview Drive, North Sydney. Keith was manager and owner of Whitman’s Men’s Wear, North Sydney for 50 years. He was a member of the North Sydney Garden Club and was an avid skater and walker for many years. Keith cherished his time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who brought such joy to his life. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, North Sydney. His faith in the Lord gave him great strength throughout his life. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 61 years, Mildred (MacKenzie) Jackson; his daughter, Marion (Sandy) Robinson, North Sydney; and his son, Fred (Sue) Jackson, Tupelo, Miss.; four grandchildren Dave, Steve, Valerie and Megan; three great-grandchildren, Chauntel, Danae and Kadyn; a brother, Doug Jackson, Vancouver; and a sister, Irene Elson, Ottawa; also his sister-in-law, Ethel (Elliott) Anderson, North Sydney; brothers-in-law, George (Mary) MacKenzie, North Sydney, Dr. Gordon (Mae) MacKenzie, Boularderie, and Rev. Gilmour (Eleanor) MacKenzie, Fredericton. He was predeceased by a daughter, Heather and a brother, Harold. There will be no visitation. A celebration of Keith’s life will be held at Calvary Baptist Church Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, at 2 p.m. with Rev. John Hannem officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Interment will take place at a later date at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church or a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to .

(14/10/2008) Keith Jackson 84, North Sydney Funeral Notice - The funeral for the late Keith Jackson, 84, of North Sydney, who passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, from Calvary Baptist Church, North Sydney, with Rev. John Hannem officiating, with a reception to follow in the church hall. Burial in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney, at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, or any charity. Funeral arrangements under the direction of W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Online condolences may be sent to .
10/9/2008 Born in North Sydney
Jackson Masie Edith Cavell (Barrett) Jackson Cape Breton Post 2/13/2008
Masie Edith Cavell (Barrett) Jackson 90, Glace Bay - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Masie Jackson on Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex, surrounded by her loving family. Born in New Aberdeen Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Frances (Curtis) Barrett and was a member of St. Mary's Anglican Church. Masie is survived by her daughter, Frances; son-in-law, Gordon Parsons; brother, Max (Elsie) Barrett; sister-in-law, Olive Jackson; many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Masie was also predeceased by her husband, Alex, sisters, Edna Brown, Agusta Whiting and Shirley Christoff. Visitation for the late Masie Jackson will take place in Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, 849-7520, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will be held Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at St. Mary's Anglican Church at 11 a.m. with Rev. Stacey LeMoine officiating. Burial to take place at a later date. Donations in Masie's memory may be made to St. Mary's Church or charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be sent to . 2/11/2008 Born in New Aberdeen Glace Bay
Jerrott Malcolm Jerrott Cape Breton Post 1/29/2008
Malcolm Jerrott 70, Glace Bay - It is with deep sadness that we, the family of Malcolm Jerrott, announce his passing on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008. Born in Glace Bay, Malcolm was the son of the late Thorold and Hughena (MacPherson). He was employed with Devco from 1959 until his retirement in 1986. We will not forget his love of family and for his presence in our lives we will be forever grateful. He will be remembered in our stories of his love of the Toronto Maple Leafs, his dog Cindy, his sense of humour and his love of the outdoors. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years,Joan (Grant); his children, John (Patricia Fowler), Susan (Dennis Burns), Derek (Kelly MacIntyre); his sister, Mildred (Reg Lethan), Brampton, Ont. and his sister-in-law, Helen (Walter) Jerrott. He will be fondly remembered as 'Poppy' by his adored grandchildren, Derek Allan, Ian, Kyle, Emma, Aimee, Lennon, Mason and Sadie. He was predeceased by his brothers, Walter (Helen), Alvin 'Sonny' and stillborn daughter. Visitation will be held in Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, 849-7520, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008, from 7-9 p.m. A private family burial to be held at a later date. 1/27/2008 Born in Glace Bay
Jessome Chalmers Francis Jessome Cape Breton Post 4/24/2008
Chalmers Francis Jessome 81, Florence It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Chalmers Jessome, Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Florence, he was the son of the late Joseph and Jenny (MacSween) Jessome. He was employed as a coal miner with Devco until his retirement. Chalmers is survived by his wife, Nina; four children, Lois Jessome (David Curran), Sydney, Patsy (Maurice) Tobin, Ontario, Fred (Tonia), Balls Creek, Bill (Ellen Bonaparte), Westmount; brother, Austin 'Sam' (Ester) Jessome, Sydney; as well as nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Patricia and brothers, Terry, Bill and Louie. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of . . . 4/22/2008 Born in Florence
Jessome Helen E. Jessome Cape Breton Post 2/7/2008
Helen E. Jessome 67, Bras d'Or - Helen E. Jessome, 56 Main St., Bras d'Or, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008, at the Glace Bay General Hospital. Born in Alder Point, she was the daughter of the late Mark and Beatrice (Harrietha) LeBlanc. She was a member of St. Joseph's parish, Bras d'Or. Helen was self-employed, operating the Lobster Claw Restaurant in Alder Point for a number of years. She was a life-member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 83, Florence, as was past-president of the ladies auxiliary, devoting many years of service. She was also past-president of the Bras d'Or Seniors and Pensioners Club and volunteered at the Bras d'Or Elementary Breakfast Program. She was well known for her years of volunteering in the community. Left to mourn her loss is her guardian angel, best friend and husband, Lawrence; her daughter, Jane Frances (Tupper) Cox; and her two grandchildren, Megan and Chad. Also surviving is her brother, Anthony (Mary), London, Ont.; her sister, Dora Jenson, London; sisters-in-law, Betty, Helen and May, London; brothers-in-law, Eddie Baker, London, and Nick Laffin, Bras d'Or; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her two sons, Lawrence Patrick and Reginald William, her daughter, Mary, three children in infancy, her sisters, Geraldine, Camilla, Evangeline, Edna, Mary and Elvina, brothers, Luigi, Michael and Adrian. Visitation Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Francis Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday, 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Bras d'Or, with Fr. Peter MacLeod officiating. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to . 2/6/2008 Born in Alder Point
Jessome Joseph 'Joey' Francis Jessome Cape Breton Post 2/7/2008
Joseph 'Joey' Francis Jessome 78, New Victoria - Joseph 'Joey' Jessome died suddenly on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in New Victoria on Oct. 11, 1930, he was the son of the late John and Theresa (McGillivray) Jessome of Low Point. In his younger years Joey worked in Ontario and later worked in No. 18 Colliery and at the Heavy Water Plant In Port Hawksbury. He enjoyed watching hockey and baseball games on TV. Joey will be remembered as a very quiet and easygoing man. He is survived by two sisters, Virginia MacDonald, Sydney, and Mary 'Bay' McIsaac (Earl), New Victoria; two brothers, Phonse, New Victoria, and Bernie (Lorraine), Sydney. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Joseph was predeceased by three brothers, Jimmie (Isabel), John (Willena), a brother in infancy and two nephews, Gerard and Peter Jessome. Visitation is Friday from 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Parish of St. Leonard, St. Joseph Church, New Victoria followed by a reception in the parish hall. Interment will take place at a later date in the parish cemetery. As an expression of sympathy for Joseph, donations in his memory made be made to a charity of one's choice. Condolences to the family can be expressed at www.vjmcgillivray.ca. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. 2/5/2008 Born in New Victoria on Oct. 11, 1930
Jessome Marguerite (Kavanagh) Jessome Cape Breton Post 5/6/2008
Marguerite (Kavanagh) Jessome 84, George's River - It is with heartfelt sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Marguerite (Kavanagh) Jessome, Monday, May 5, 2008, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in Scotch Lake, Nov. 26, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Sara (Walker) Kavanagh. She was a member of St. Joseph's parish, Brad d'Or. She was a longtime resident of Bras d'Or, eventually moving to Johnson Road, George's River. She is survived by her daughters, Elaine (Don) Dolinar and Cathy (Graham) Webb; her sons, John (Maureen), David (Paula), Ken (Frances), Lionel (Ann), James (Nancy), Donald (Becky) and Danny (Beverly). She is also survived by her sisters, Gervaise McKenna, Trixie (Kevin) Steele, Kathleen Sampson and Mary MacDonald; and her brother, John Joe (Ann) Kavanagh. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Peter Jessome, her brothers, Willie, Clarence, Ronald, Gerald, two brothers in infancy and her sister, Anna. In her early years, mom raised nine children and then began a successful career in real estate. She was blessed with 29 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Francis Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, Bras d'Or, with Fr. Peter MacLeod officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations in Marguerite's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to 5/5/2008 Born in Scotch Lake, Nov. 26, 1923
Jessome Martha Josephine Jessome Cape Breton Post 10/15/2008
Martha Josephine Jessome 1943-2008 Glace Bay - It is with heartfelt sorrow that we announce the passing of Martha Jessome, 65, of Brookland Street, Glace Bay. Martha passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at her residence with her loving family by her side. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Marjorie (Currie) Reed. Martha was a member of the Glace Bay Salvation Army, serving with the League of Mercy, Home League and Bible Class. Martha will be sadly missed by her devoted husband, Michael who with love, kindness and compassion cared for her through the many years of her illness. Also surviving are the four loves of her life, her sons, Michael, William, Douglas and Samuel; sisters and best friends, Audrey MacKinnon and Patricia Thomson; brothers, Sam and Jess Reed; three grandchildren, Dale, Tony and Dawson, for whom she has a most special love; great-grandchild, Chloe; and niece, Norma Marie McLellen, who was like a daughter to the family. Love and thanks to Mary MacDougall, her first cousin and best friend. Visitation for Martha Jessome will be held Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Glace Bay Salvation Army Church, Union Street, Glace Bay. A funeral service will be held, 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, in the Salvation Army Church with Captains Kristian and Lesley Simms officiating. Interment will be at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Family flowers only please. Donations in Martha memory may be made to the Salvation Army. Online condolences to the Jessome family are available through www.vjmcgillivray.net. 10/14/2008 Born in Glace Bay
Johnson Dorothy Marie (Hiscock) Johnson Cape Breton Post 10/15/2008
Dorothy Marie (Hiscock) Johnson - The family of Dorothy "Tootie" Johnson wish to announce her sudden but peaceful passing at the Northside General Hospital on Oct. 12, 2008. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Winnifred Hiscock of North Sydney and wife of the late Gerald R. "Jerry" Johnson of Sydney Mines. She is survived by her children, Brenda (Francis) of Sydney Mines, Cheryl (Tom) Engram of Halifax and Bob (Paula) Johnson of Cole Harbour: grandchildren Zack and Tyler Johnson of Cole Harbour, Judith (Russell), Rebecca and Elizabeth (Danny, of Halifax. As per her request, cremation has taken place under the direction of Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. There will be no visitation and a graveside service will be held on Friday, Oct 17, 2008 at 2 pm at Lakeside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. 10/12/2008

Johnson Evelyn Mae Johnson Cape Breton Post 3/1/2008
Evelyn Mae Johnson Greenwood/Glace Bay, N.S. Evelyn Mae Johnson, 101, of Greenwood, and formerly of Glace Bay, N.S., passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, at the home of her daughter, Sandra, in the company of family. Evelyn was born in Gloucester, Mass., July 23, 1906, the daughter of the late Stephen and Emma (Shattler) Buckland. In 1913, the family returned to Canada and took up residence in Glace Bay. A graduate of the Empire Business College, Evelyn was employed as an office accountant with F.W. Woolworth & Co., Sydney, and was actively involved in charitable work in the Glace Bay area. She was a voracious reader of all forms of literature and had a passion for politics and current events. She enjoyed bridge, cribbage and playing the piano. She was also an enthusiastic fan of the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Blue Jays, revelling in their World Series wins. Above all, she loved her family and friends, and we will always remember her kind and thoughtful ways. She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth, sisters, Lillian Turner and Anna Gillard, and brother, Albert; and is survived by her sister, Nita Rafuse, Petawawa, Ont. She will be lovingly remembered and missed by daughter, Sandra Irwin, Greenwood, N.S.; sons, Lorne ( June) Johnson, Trenton, Ont., Carl Johnson, St. Catharines, Ont.; her loving grandchildren, Joanne (Paul) Tupper, Bedford, N.S., Susan (Mike) Frenette, Hammonds Plains, N.S., Stuart (Anne) Johnson, Kingston, Ont., Anne (Andrew Prior) Johnson, Ottawa, Ont., Steven Johnson, Toronto, Ont., Lenorre (Stuart) Saraquse, Laguna Niguel, Calif.; and precious great grandchildren, Liam, Josie, Beatrix, Sophie, Blayke and Beren. Honouring our mother's wishes, there will not be a funeral. A family graveside service with interment will take place in St. Mary's Cemetery, Glace Bay, in late June. Online condolences may be made through www.middletonfuneralhome.com. There is something in the pang of change, More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness. - Euripides 2/28/2008 born in Gloucester, Mass. On July 23, 1906
Johnston Bernard 'Bernie' Johnston Cape Breton Post 5/5/2008
Bernard 'Bernie' Johnston August 15, 1922-May 2, 2008 - Bernie Johnston , 85, passed away at the Glace Bay General Hospital. He resided continuously in the Ashby area of Sydney until failing health in January 2005 led initially to hospitalization at the Cape Breton Regional and Harbourview hospitals and then to permanent residency with superb care at Taigh Na Mara Guest Home in August 2005. Bernie is survived by his wife of 59 years, lovingly referred to as "MacLean". Also surviving and residing in Sydney are sister, Catherine MacIsaac; daughters, Gloria Farmer (Rick) and Terry Williams (John); son, Dave (Pam Stevens) and son-in-law, Angus MacLean. Grandchildren ranging from 18 to 27 years are William and Scott (Heather) MacLean, David and Heather Jean Farmer, Kyle Williams and Steven and Lauren Johnston. In early youth he developed a lifelong love of sports. Discounting Bernie's claims, son Dave has been able to confirm independently that he was indeed a "goaltender" of note. Bernie served overseas in the Second World War. He spent his working career with Sydney Steel Corporation (and its predecessor) and retired from the machine shop. Although lacking formal post-secondary education, Bernie was an "educated" individual. He loved to read and keep abreast of world affairs. He instilled his love of knowledge in those who followed. Many will remember Bernie with his antics, dry sense of humour and wit. Lesser known was Bernie's deep and abiding faith in God. Daughters Gloria and Terry can attest to the many sets of rosary beads they had to purchase to replace those temporarily lost. Bernie was a very private individual. His wants were simple and he disliked imposing on others. We will respect his wish that there be no visitation. Foremost was Bernie's love of and devotion to family. His sisters and his parents lived just doors away. Until his health failed, Bernie would announce daily (often more than once) that he was going for a visit "Down Home". In a similar vein Bernie commanded such love from family that all visited often. Especially heart-warming was a tradition of Friday evening visits to Bernie and Eileen's. At first this included his children but the gatherings expanded to include their friends, and then spouses and then grandchildren. Daughter Gloria ensured the troops were rallied to make sure Eileen could make her daily visit with Bernie while he resided at the guest home. Bernie found a heightened meaning of life with the arrival of grandchildren. Starting with Scott, each in turn became the focus of the Friday night entertainment. Perched on a blanket with a shiny red apple toy each displayed their new-found ability to crawl then walk then talk etc. Responding to cries of "Read me a book Poppy" were amongst Bernie's new duties. In ways both material and spiritual Bernie oversaw their development. Each was the apple of his eye and he is proud of how each is developing. Bernie will now be reunited in love with those predeceased. They include his parents, Peter and Jessie; sisters, Faustina and Theresa; twin children, Mary and Joseph (deceased in infancy) and daughter, Bernadette. Special thanks to the staff of Taigh Na Mara for their care and compassion. They grew to learn that Bernie's bark was worse than his bite. Thanks also to all those attending Bernie at The Glace Bay General Hospital. His last days were peaceful and serene. A mass celebrating Bernie's life will be held on Tuesday May 6, 2008 at 10 a.m. at St. Theresa's Church. A reception will follow. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to one's charity of choice. Online condolences may beforwarded to the family at Bernie would also wish that you take a moment to be thankful for your family. 5/2/2008

Johnston Earl Hayward Johnston Cape Breton Post 3/13/2008
Earl Hayward Johnston 72, Sydney - Earl Johnston, 72, of Sydney passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2008, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late Harry and Mary (Stevenson) Johnston. Earl retired from Sydney Steel Security in 1995. He was a member of Trinity United Church and Riverview Y's Men's Club. He is survived by his fiancee, Freda MacDonald; stepdaughter, Heather (Shawn) MacDonald, Sydney; stepson, Dwayne (Kim) MacLeod, Wolfville; sisters, Joan (Jim) Prestara, Marlene Bates, Sydney; mother-in-law, Erma MacLean, Sydney. Also survived by Freda's children, Glenda, Carlyle MacNeil, Washabuck, Brenda Troke, Sydney, Gayle (Todd) Lloyd, New Brunswick; nieces, Lindsay Bates (Chris Couture), Tracey (Edward) MacPherson; and several grandchildren. Earl loved singing karaoke with his many friends and will be missed dearly, especially by his dog, Roxy. He was predeceased by one sister, Margaret Catherine, his wife, Joan MacLean MacLeod, brother-in-law, Leonard Bates. Visitation will be held Friday, March 14, from 7-9 p.m. at Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Saturday at Trinity United Church with Rev. Lorna MacQueen officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family at . 3/12/2008 Born in Sydney
Johnston Mary Elizabeth Johnston Cape Breton Post 5/12/2008
Mary Elizabeth Johnston - Died peacefully, surrounded by her family, Friday, May 9, 2008, in Toronto. Mary was born in Sydney, C.B., July 10, 1948. She grew up on the island before moving to Toronto. She will be greatly missed by her husband and world travel companion, Phil Harbord. She was the proud mother of Nicole MacLeod and Chris Harbord, and devoted 'nana' to her grandson, Elijah Allen. Mary was predeceased by her mother, Margaret Johnston, her father, John (Zeno) Johnston, and her brother, Johnny. She will be lovingly remembered by her brothers, Carl and Cyril Johnston, and all of her family and friends. A visitation will be held at Sherrin Funeral Home, 873 Kingston Rd., Toronto, 416-698-2861, Wednesday, May 14 between 6-8 p.m. A memorial service will take place Thursday, May 15, starting at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Princess Margaret Hospital would be appreciated (http://www.pmhf.ca/Pages/Donate/InHonourAndMemory.aspx). 5/9/2008 born in Sydney, July 10, 1948
Jolley Margaret 'Peggy' Jolley Cape Breton Post 2/4/2008
Margaret 'Peggy' Jolley Ontario Peacefully at her daughter's home, Guelph, on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, Peggy (Smith) Jolley, 87 years of age. The beloved wife of the late William 'Bill' Edward Jolley (1993). She was the loving mother of Bill and his wife, Donna Marie of Elora, Joe and his wife, Mary, Sandra Tessaro and her husband, Paul, Rick (Lou), Valerie McCarthy, Brenda Crowley and her husband, John and Kim Collins and her husband, Ron, all of Guelph. Peggy was the dear grandmother of Carolyn, Mike, Mark, John, Joe, Pauline, Andrea, Shannon, Anthony, Carrie, Leanne, Sarah, Michelle, Keshia and Chelsea and the great grandmother of 22 great-grandchildren. She was the dear sister of Angus Smith (Leona), Joyce Ferneyhough (the late Lloyd), of Guelph and Fraser Smith (Gayle) of Calgary, Alta. Predeceased by two granddaughters, Crissy Crowley and Laurie Anne Tessaro; by her brothers, Hugh Smith, James Smith and by her sisters, Rachel 'Tootsie' MacDonald and Effie Wilson. Peggy will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, Dublin Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N, Guelph, where the family will receive friends on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A vigil for Peggy will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. The funeral mass will take place at St. Joseph's Church, 409 Paisley Rd., Guelph on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008 at 11 a.m. Interment Marymount Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Cancer Society (cards available at the funeral home 519-822-4731 or send condolences at www.gilbertmacintyreandson.com). 2/2/2008

Jollie Nore Angus Jollie Cape Breton Post 1/26/2008
Nore Angus Jollie - Gus (Junior) 68, New Waterford - It is with heavy hearts that we, the family announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and brother, Gus 'Junior' Jollie, Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He fought a courageous battle with cancer for six years. Born in Sydney, but raised in New Waterford , he was the son of the late Nore and Jessie (MacLellan) Jollie. Gus attended Mount Carmel School and went on to join the Air Force, having to leave after two years due to medical reasons. A coal miner, he worked for a number of years in No. 18 mine. Later, he worked as a bartender at the Cercle Evangeline for 21 years. He was a member of the New Waterford Pensioners Club and a former member of Cercle Evangeline where he was on the board of directors for many years. Gus was an avid sports enthusiast, his favourite teams being the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Blue Jays. No matter if they won or lost, he never lost faith in them. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved bird watching, especially showing others the beauty of nature. He was a great animal lover and a big fan of horse racing. He was an excellent storyteller and loved telling jokes. Gus is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Shirlee (MacKenzie); his son, Randy (Gladys), Truro, his sister, Lucy (Carl) Pitcher, Chezzetcook; his sister-in-law, Joan Stern, Toronto; his brother-in-law, Jackie (Annie), British Columbia; and several nieces and nephews. He will also be sadly missed by his dog, Jake. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Donald, a son, Michael in infancy, his in-laws, Jack and Lillian MacKenzie, Truro, and a sister-in-law, Helen. Visitation for Gus will be Sunday, Jan. 27, from 7-9 p.m. at McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave., New Waterford, 862-7500. A funeral mass to celebrate Gus' life will be held Monday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m. in the Parish of St. Leonard's/Mount Carmel Church with burial at a later date in Mount Carmel Cemetery. Following mass a luncheon will be held at KOC, Plummer Avenue, all are invited. Donations in Gus' memory may be made to Cape Breton Palliative Care or a charity of one's choice. To send online condolences to the family, go to www.mclellanfuneralhome.com. 1/25/2008 Born in Sydney
Jollymore Robert 'Bob' Jollymore Cape Breton Post 1/30/2008
Robert 'Bob' Jollymore 88, Sydney - Robert Jollymore, 88, of Sydney, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008, at Harbourstone Enhanced Care Facility, Sydney. He was the father of David, Pamela and husband Brian, Peter and wife Anne and daughter, Patricia. Also surviving is his sister, Evelyn Murdoch. He will also be missed by his grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Frances (Champion) and son, John. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Jan. 31 at 11 a.m. at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Memorial donations to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to . 1/27/2008

Jones Hilda (Beaton) Jones Cape Breton Post 11/7/2008
Hilda (Beaton) Jones July 1930-Oct. 2008 - Hilda Jones of Michigan formerly of New Waterford, died Oct. 5, 2008. Survived by her husband; eight children and siblings, Gerald, Mabel, Alma, Irene, Isabel, Alban and Loretta. 10/5/2008

Julian Mary Catherine 'Katlin J.' Julian Cape Breton Post 5/30/2008
Mary Catherine 'Katlin J.' Julian 74, Indian Brook - Mary Catherine 'Katlin J.' Julian, 74, Indian Brook, passed away at the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, May 28, 2008. Born in Truro, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Helen (Syliboy) Paul. Katlin J. enjoyed playing bingo and socializing with her friends. She was a member of the Ladies of St. Anne. She was active in St. Catherine's Parish Church. Katlin J. was the post master in Indian Brook for 33 years. She was a very special wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She brought great joy to all who knew her. Surviving are her beloved husband of 56 years, John Jacob Julian; children, Gerald Adrian, John Peter, Russell Randall, Paul Michael, Indian Brook, Paul Francis, Chapel Island; daughters, Helen Sylvia, Sandra Lee, Indian Brook, and Carol Williams, Windsor; sisters, Catherine Willis, Indian Brook, Elizabeth Francis, Eskasoni; grandchildren, Leon, Sheena, Krissy, Levi, Laura Lee, Lynisha, Colette, Colton, Hunter and Allison. Also surviving are her 13 great-grandchildren, seven godchildren, 35 foster children and dear friends, Geno Knockwood, Evelyn Paul, Annie Brooks and Ellen Robinson. She was predeceased by sons, Dale Joseph and Edgar Thomas. Visitation at her home at 440 Hollywood Dr., Indian Brook, after 2 p.m., Saturday, May 31 with funeral mass 11 a.m., Monday, June 2, 2008, at St. Catherine's Roman Catholic Church, Fr. Tom Kurudeepan presiding. Interment in St. Catherine's Parish Cemetery, Indian Brook. Donations in memory of Katlin J. may be made to St. Catherine's Parish Building Fund. Arrangements entrusted to Ettinger Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the guest book and leave written condolences at: www.MeM.com. 5/28/2008 Born in Truro
Johnson Neil Johnson Cape Breton Post 9/2/2009
Neil Johnson, Glace Bay

Born at Glace Bay , Nova Scotia , Canada

Neil Johnson, 92, of Mountainside Lodge, Fredericton, NB, and formerly of 34 Turner St., Glace Bay, NS, passed away peacefully at the lodge on August 23, 2009.
Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Archie Johnson and Annie McDonald. Neil joined the Royal Canadian Army in 1940 and was released at the end of the War with rank of Sergeant. He loved and supported the Royal Canadian Legion for many years and is a life time member.
Neil worked most of his life in the coal mines as a coal miner and underground manager. He had a passion for the outdoors: walking, fishing, berry picking, hiking, and golfing. Neil loved to paint scenic, country landscapes. He started to paint shortly after his retirement from the coal mines. His paintings are distributed throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario.
Neil was predeceased by his wife, Irene, after 69 years of marriage; infant son, Raymond; two sisters, Margaret Graham and Sadie Norris, both of Glace Bay, NS and one brother, Malcolm Johnson of Halifax, NS. Neil is survived by daughters, Alice (Don) Gardiner, Halifax, NS, Ann (Michael) Skinner, Halifax, NS, Ruth (Ernest) McCallum, Fredericton, NB and sons, Gordon (Dale) Johnson, Halifax and Roy (Chris) Johnson, Moncton, NB. Neil had nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Curry’s Funeral Home, Glace Bay. The funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Curry’s Funeral Home, Glace Bay on Saturday, Sept, 5, 2009 at 2 p.m. with Deacon Leo Penny officiating. The burial will follow at the Forest Haven Memorial Gardens immediately after the service.
Donations in Neil’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
A heartfelt thank you to Bettyann McMackin of Fredericton NB and the staff of Mountainside Lodge, Fredericton, NB, who’s care and love was above and beyond.
We miss and love you Dad ….Your family
8/23/2009 Glace Bay
Jewells William Edward 'Bill' Jewells Cape Breton Post 10/6/2009
William 'Bill' Jewells, Wellington

Born in 29/07/1965

William Edward ‘Bill’ Jewells, son of Robert and Eileen (Lind) Jewells, died peacefully at the Dartmouth General Hospital on October 4, 2009 with his loving wife, Tanya and mother, Eileen, at his side after a long, courageous battle with brain cancer.
He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Tanya (Sabean) Jewells; his daughter, Amanda and son, Ben, at home. He is also survived by his sister, Roberta (Glen) Parsons, Glace Bay; brother, Raymond Jewells (Lisa), Ponoba, AB; grandmother, Jean MacLean, Glace Bay; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He will also be missed by his two loving pets, Maggie and Charlie.
Predeceased by maternal grandfather, Edward Lind; step-grandfather, Bob MacLean and paternal grandparents, Robert and Susan (MacDonald) Jewells and father and mother-in-law, Carl and Marilyn (London) Sabean.
Bill was employed in nursing at the QEII (Abbey J. Lane) in Halifax, NS. He enjoyed spending time with his wife and children, whom he dearly loved. He enjoyed hunting and fishing on his land in the Annapolis Valley and had a great enthusiasm for motorcycles and ATVs. He was a great entertainer with his jokes and enjoyment of life. His dog Maggie never left his side. Bill was dearly loved and will be sadly missed by everyone who knew him.
Donations may be made to the Brain Cancer Foundation or a charity of one’s choice.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the T.K. Bernard Funeral Home, 1216 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, NS. Viewing will be held today (Tuesday), Oct. 6, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. at Saint Thomas Anglican Church in Fall River, NS.
10/4/2009

Jack Mary Jack Cape Breton Post 5/30/2009
Mary Jackat Kelligrews , Newfoundland , CanadaMary Margaret Jack, 56, Hillside Road, Marion Bridge, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2009, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.Born in Kelligrews, Nfld., she was the daughter of Newman and the late Mary Fagan.Besides her father, she is survived by her husband and best friend, Bill; sisters, Sharon (Pat) Howlett, Michelle (Gerry) Warford and Carol (Douglas) Harris; Bill’s children, Heather (Bryan Reid), Tatamagouche, Kathy (Martin) Trainer, Truro, Rod (Krissy) Jack, Byemoor, Alta., Linda, Maureen and Elaine, Truro; chosen family, Linda, Clayton, Emmie, Morgan and Krista Bartlett; nieces and nephews, Gloria, Darryl, Deidre, Thomas and Christine; grandchildren, Shaun, Michael, Jesse, Sydney, Emma, Daniel, Heather, Lindsay, Jesse, Rhianon, Keelin and Michelle.Since early 2007, Mary has battled cancer and throughout this time all her friends were with her.I could never thank them all, but since day one, my constant support has been Linda Bartlett, Kathy Trainer, Heather Jack, Gladys Lever, Caroline MacIntyre, Gwen Wheaton and Betty Gillis. I would also like to thank Dr. Praful Ghatage, Tom Baker, cancer clinic, Calgary, who was my doctor and friend and who always gave me hope, Dr. A. Mahmoud-Ahmed, radiologist, Cape Breton Cancer Clinic, Dr. Lisa Gillis, palliative care, and the nursing staff who cared so much.Mary loved her husband, her life with Bill on the Mira, her family and friends.There will be no visitation.A memorials service will be held at Union Presbyterian Church, Sunday at 2 p.m., June 7, 2009, with Pastor Kevin Richardson officiating.Interment to be held in Newfoundland at a later date.Memorials may be made to the Union Church Memorial Hall Fund or Cape Breton Palliative Care Fund.Be still sad heart and cease repining. Behind the clouds, the sun’s still shining.Condolences may be sent to the family at sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca. 5/28/2009

Jackman Clement 'Clem' Jackman Cape Breton Post 7/4/2009
Clement 'Clem' Jackman, Little Pond Born at North Sydney , Nova Scotia , Canada It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our dear brother, uncle and friend, Clem Jackman, on Wednesday, July 1, 2009 in Little Pond.Born in North Sydney, he was the son of the late Clement and Sara (MacNeil) Jackman. Clem was employed with C.N. Railway for many years. He was a member of St. Joseph parish, North Sydney. He was an active member of the Fr. William Kiely Council 5109 of the Knights of Columbus, North Sydney, and a fourth degree member of the Fr. William B. MacLeod General Assembly.He is survived by his three brothers, Terry (Carol) of North Sydney, Brian (Karen) of Antigonish, and Adrian of Halifax; also by nieces, Terrilee (Stephen) Robinson, Angela (Glen) Baker and nephews, Michael (Tracey) Jackman, Jason (Lisa) Jackman.Clem was predeceased by his companion, Sadie Gallivan.Visitation for Clem will be Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral mass will take place Monday, 2 p.m. from St. Joseph Church, with Rev. Jim Attwood, officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney at a later date.Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.Members of The Knights of Columbus are asked to gather at the funeral home for prayers, on Sunday evening at 7 p.m.Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com. 7/1/2009 North Sydney , Nova Scotia , Canada
Jacques Christine Anne (MacQueen) Jacques Cape Breton Post 1/13/2009
56, Quebec It is with broken hearts the family announces the passing of Christine Jacques on Jan. 10, 2009, at St. Mary's Hospital, Montreal. Born in Sydney, March 7, 1952, Christine was the eldest child of John James and Margie MacQueen, Sydney River. As well as her parents, Christine is survived by her loving husband and best friend, Daniel, sons, Benjamin and Nicholas, all of Ste. Anne-Des Plains, Quebec. She is also survived by her brothers, Gordie (Patsy), Marion Bridge, Ricky (Wilma), Westmount; sisters, Wendy (Greg) Keigan, Westmount, and Sally (Sandy) Mercer, Sydney. Christine also leaves numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who will miss her dearly. Christine was a registered nurse who worked at hospitals and institutions in Halifax, British Columbia and throughout Quebec. Although she and Daniel made their home in Quebec, they loved to travel and their "surprise" trips to Cape Breton kept them closely connected to her Cape Breton home. Time spent with family and friends was cherished by Christine. Funeral services are to be held Wednesday, Jan. 14 in Ste. Anne-Des Plains with interment in Granby, Que. A memorial service will be held in Cape Breton at a later date.Published in Cape Breton Post on 29/01/2009: Memorial Service A memorial service for Christine (MacQueen) Jacques will be held Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Sydney River United Protestant Church. 1/10/2009 Sydney on March 7, 1952
Jamael Leona Jamael Cape Breton Post 1/29/2009
Portage It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our mom, Leona Jamael, 74, of Portage, N.S. Jan. 27, 2009, at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Port Elgin, N.B., she was the daughter of the late William Cecil and Doris (Babineau) Legere of Moncton, N.B. She was a certified nursing assistant and practiced her nursing skills in many provinces throughout Canada until her retirement in 1989. She was the loving wife of the late Elias Sonny Jamael and a gentle mother to her children, Frances (Mitchell Ettinger), Digby, N.S., Susan (David Shipp), Calgary, Alta., Mary Ann, Riverview, N.B., Matthew (Jackie), Cold Lake, Alta., and Carolyn, Portage, N.S. She is survived by brothers, Roy (Suzanne) Legere, Que., Joey (Jeanne) Legere, N.B., and Paul-Emile (Nancy) Legere, N.B. Nanny leaves behind nine loving grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles; and two very special canine companions, Holly Berry and Kayla. She was predeceased by her grandson-in-law, Cpl. Dustin Wasden. Cremation has taken place and a memorial mass will be held at St. Mary's Church, East Bay Jan. 31, 2009, at 10 a.m., Fr. Frank Abbass and Fr. Albert Maroun co-officiating. Immediately following the service a tea will be hosted by the CWL at the parish hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Palliative Care Unit, Sydney N.S., or Loaves and Fishes, Charlotte Street, Sydney, N.S. A special thank you to Fr. Neil McKenna, Dr. Greg Myatt, Dr. Ron MacCormick, and all the staff of An Cala Palliative Care unit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital for their amazing care and compassion. 1/27/2009 Port Elgin, N.B.
Jamieson Joseph Jamieson Cape Breton Post 5/18/2009
Joseph Jamieson, Glace BayBorn at Glace Bay , Nova Scotia , CanadaJoseph Jamieson passed away Saturday, May 16, 2009, at the Glace Bay Health Care Facility.Born in Glace Bay, Joe was a son of John and Mary Jamieson.Joe received his early education in Glace Bay and was a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University Class of 1933. Joe served as postmaster in Antigonish and Glace Bay during his working years. Joe was a member of St. Anne’s and Holy Cross parish.Joe is survived by his son, Joey (Velda) and daughter, Elaine (Frank). Joe will also missed by his many grand and great-grandchildren as they all enjoyed many happy and fun days with grandpa Joe.Besides his parents, Joe was predeceased by his wife Virginia, daughter, Lily and son-in-law, Joe Phalen, four brothers, Lauchie, Richard, John and Neil, three sisters, Mary, Kitty and Addie.The family wish to express heart felt thanks to Joe’s grandson John Phalen for the care and time extended on Joe’s behalf during the many years Joe was in poor health.Visitation will be held tomorrow (Tuesday) at 10 a.m. in Curry’s Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Glace Bay; followed by Funeral Mass of Resurrection in Holy Cross Church at 11 a.m. Fr. Conrad Edwards officiating.Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joe’s memory may be made to one’s charity of choice.E-mail condolences to jmcurry@ns.sympatico.ca. 5/16/2009

Janega Matthew Janega Cape Breton Post 1/20/2009
Matthew JanegaHalifax Matthew Janega died peacefully Monday, Jan. 20, 2009, in Halifax Infirmary surrounded by his loving family. Matthew was the son of Matthew and Josephine Janega of Whitney Pier. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Ann Micak, his brothers, Martin, John and Peter. He is survived by his son, Paul; daughters, Ann (Neville Gilfoy), Janet (Doug Hayre), Susan (Danny Baird), Lucy (Dr. Jason Hitkari); seven grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Margaret (Maryan) Dugandzic, Sydney River; and his sisters-in-law; many nieces and nephews. Family will welcome friends at Dartmouth Funeral Home, Wednesday, Jan. 21 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral, Thursday, Jan. 22, 11 a.m. Reception to follow. 1/20/2009

Janigan Marilyn Janigan Cape Breton post 6/27/2009
Marilyn Janigan, HalifaxBorn in 14/12/1933 at Sydney , Nova Scotia , CanadaMarilyn was born December 14, 1933 in Sydney, Nova Scotia and died in Halifax June 22, 2009, from lung cancer.She was the daughter of the late Robert John and Isabel (MacKinnon) MacLean.After graduating from Sydney Academy High School, she entered the Victoria General Hospital School of Nursing, Halifax, and graduated as a Registered Nurse in 1955.She is survived by her husband, David Janigan; daughters, Karen (Greg Mills), Mahone Bay and Cathy (David) Orser, Fredericton; grandchildren, John Janigan-Mills, Mahone Bay, Christopher and Craig Orser, Fredericton, and Erika Orser, Halifax; her sister, Hazel Gordon Morrison, Chester; nephews, Rob, Halifax and Jim Gordon, Toronto; and niece, Eleanor (James) Jarrett, Halifax.Marilyn was active with diverse interests that brought her a wide circle of friends and involvement in many associations, including the IODE, Friends of the VON, Byrony House, Hope Cottage, mixed with bridge, golf, music, cooking, travelling and reading with an encyclopedic knowledge. Intelligent, free-spirited, generous and fun, Marilyn did not take herself seriously and always put others at ease. No wonder she had so many friends. Her illness could not suppress those qualities, even at the end.We are immeasurably grateful to the physicians and nursing staffs of both the medical and radiation oncology services of the N.S. Cancer Centre who gave her a good quality of extended life and of the Palliative Care units on 3B and 5A, Centennial, Victoria General Hospital who made her last weeks comfortable. The Victoria Order of Nurses also kindly helped. Throughout her illness, Marilyn paid tribute to the health-care system for compassionate and timely care.Marilyn was also very moved by the loving support she received from numerous friends and neighbours when she was diagnosed with cancer. Marilyn absolutely understood how much she was loved, and how many people she touched during her life. We loved her and will miss her.Marilyn did not want a funeral, but a simple remembrance. The family will announce details of a celebration at a later date.In lieu of flower, donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Cancer Centre, 1276 South Park St., Room 1-4040, Halifax, N.S. B3H 2Y9. 6/22/2009 Marilyn was December 14, 1933 in Sydney, Nova Scotia
Jaques Wilson Jaques Cape Breton Post 3/26/2009
We sadly announce the sudden death of Wilson Jaques at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, Ont. His sudden passing occurred March 13, 2009 in his 77th year. He graduated from Sydney Mines High School and attended Acadia College. He settled in Toronto where he was employed until his retirement. Wilson was the son of the late Thomas Jaques and Alice (Daniels) Jaques of Sydney Mines. Wilson was the beloved husband of Jean (Howitt) Jaques of Fenelon Falls; dear father of Neil Marshman (Martine) and grandfather of Toby and Guy of England, loving grandfather of Sandra, Staley and Manlel (Julie) Strachan and great-grandfather of Alexander James; father-in-law of Mary Strachan; brother-in-law of Jack Howitt, the late Marlene Howitt, Bill and his wife Jill Howitt; brother of George (June) Jaques, North Sydney, Tommy (Mytle), New Germany. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by brothers, Joseph, Tommy, William (Wick) and Ellis (Babe) and by a sister Margaret. Lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews, family and friends. Private family arrangements were entrusted to Jardine Funeral Home, 8 Princes St. West, Fenelon Falls. 3/13/2009 Sydney Mines
Jefferson Nancy Marie Jefferson Cape Breton Post 1/21/2009
Nancy Marie Jefferson67, Sydney It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, announce the passing of Nancy Jefferson on Jan. 19, 2009. Nancy died peacefully at home after her courageous battle with cancer. Born in Iowa, she was the eldest daughter of the late Ellen and James Idleman. Nancy was employed at Maple Leaf Gardens, where she met many great friends for 17 years until moving to Truro in 1990. During her time in Truro, Nancy and Bill were loving foster parents to a number of children from the Truro area. Nancy was a well respected lady who touched the hearts of everyone she knew. Nancy is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Bill; children, William, Halifax, Coleen Cipak (Wendell Greer), Sydney, Paul, Halifax, Andrew, Alberta; and four grandchildren, Ashley, Stephen, Jorden and James. She is also survived by her sister, Kathy Turrentine, California; brothers, James, California, and David, Wisconsin. Besides her parents, Nancy was predeceased by her two sisters, Mary and Judy. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Cape Breton Palliative Care Society. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, at 1 p.m. one hour prior to the memorial service at 2 p.m. at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Sheldon Chant officiating. Interment at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com. 1/19/2009 Iowa
Jerrett Barbara Ann Jerrett Cape Breton Post 5/22/2009
Barbara Ann Jerrett, Sydney MinesIt is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Barbara Ann Jerrett (nee Pardy). Barbara passed away early Thursday morning, May 21, 2009, surrounded by family.Barb was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She was one of the kindest souls who walked the Lord’s earth. Words cannot express the deep sorrow we feel at the passing of such a beautiful person nor can they convey the joy, love and gratitude we feel for the privilege of having her in our lives.Barb was predeceased by her husband, John Jerrett, father, Patrick Pardy, mother, Julia (Richard) Pardy, brothers, Joseph, Tommy, Patrick, sisters, Theresa, Rhoda and Ellen.Barb is survived by son, John, Kitchener, Ont.; daughters, Florence (Ken) Reid, Kitchener, Ont., Darlene (John) Bowie, Alliston, Ont., Barbara (Eric) Wynn, Blacketts Lake, N.S. and Michelle (Blake) Smith, Kitchener, Ont.; sisters, Lill Bishop, North Sydney, Josephine (Kenny) Jardine, Sydney Mines, Mona Linder, North Sydney; brother, Ernie (Chris) Pardy, Ontario; grandchildren, J.J., Rodi, Courtney, Parker, Nicole, Kyle, Nathan, Eric, Maddie and Audrey and great-grandchildren, Bailey and Hailey; as well as many loving nieces and nephews.Visitation Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Francis Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Sydney Mines with Fr. Hughie MacNeil and Fr. J.J. MacDonald officiating.Expressions of sympathy may be sent to d.francis@ns.sympatico.ca. 5/21/2009

Jessome Bernard 'Connie' Jessome Cape Breton Post 6/5/2009
Bernard 'Connie' Jessomeat Sydney Mines , Nova Scotia , CanadaIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving husband, father and grandfather, Bernard ‘Connie’ Jessome which occurred Thursday, June 4, 2009, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney.Born in Sydney Mines, he was the son of the late Alexander and Elizabeth Jessome. He was a member of St. Pius X parish, Sydney Mines. Bernie was a retired coal miner and a very gentle man. He was well known for his pranks and loved a good game of cards.He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 52 years, Bertha (Gerrow) Jessome; daughters, Mary (Billy) Barry, Connie (Darrell) Reid; two grandchildren, Shane and Courtney Faulkner, all of Sydney Mines. Bernie is also survived by his sister, Lorraine Hoben, Mulgrave; special nieces, Paulette (Cyril) Tobin and Joy (Bruce) Eavis, both of North Sydney and numerous loving nieces and nephews.Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sisters, Mary Evanitski, Theresa Anderson and 13 brothers and sisters in infancy, father and mother-in-law, Chester and Mary Ellen Gerrow.Visitation for the late Bernie Jessome will take place today (Friday, June 5) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Francis Funeral Home, Main Street, Sydney Mines.Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6 in St. Pius X Church with Fr. Jake Andrea officiating. Burial to follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Sydney Mines.Family flowers only.Online condolences may be sent to d.francis@ns.sympatico.ca.Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Francis Funeral Home.Published in the Cape Breton Post on June 20, 2009: Bernie (Connie) Jessome - CARD OF THANKSBERNIE ‘CONNIE’ JESSOMEDecember 13, 1932 - June 4, 2009We, the family of the late Bernie Jessome, wish to express our sincere thanks and gratitude to our family, friends and neighbours who gave us love and support during Dad’s illness and passing. Thank you for your laughter and tears but most of all for the endless stories about Dad - he was a character! To all who sent food to our homes during Dad’s illness and passing, who stayed with us at the hospital, who travelled to be with us, visited Dad in the hospital, attended the wake and funeral, sent memorial donations, mass cards, flowers, sympathy cards, monetary donations, telephoned and visited our homes - your thoughtfulness will always be remembered. A special thank you to Karen Hoben for singing for Dad - that was his best day! Thank you to Dr. Beth MacCormick, Palliative Care and to the 2nd floor of the Northside General Hospital for your wonderful care. To the readers, gift bearers, choir and servers - thank you. To the pallbearers, Robert Tilley, Bobby Gerrow, Cyril Tobin, Jackie, Steven and Mark Hoben - Dad would be so proud! Thank you to Fr. Hughie MacNeil, Fr. JJ MacDonald and Sister Lorraine for visiting Dad while in hospital. To Fr. Jake Andrea for making the funeral service so special and humorous - Dad wouldn’t have wanted it any other way! Thank you to St. Pius X CWL for providing a lovely luncheon. A special thank you to Bob Francis and Darcy Rideout for your care and understanding. To those who couldn’t be with us, we know you kept us in your hearts. Words cannot express our deep gratitude and blessing for having such wonderful people in our lives.Our heartfelt thanks for a beautiful farewell to DadWife Bertha, Daughters Mary, Connie and Families.Our hearts are broken, never to mendYou fought to stay with us until the very end…. 6/4/2009

Jessome Vanessa V Jessome Cape Breton Post 5/15/2009
Vanessa Jessome, North SydneyBorn at North Sydney , Nova Scotia , CanadaIt is with heartfelt sadness we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved Vanessa Virginia Jessome, 24, a resident of Gannon Road, on Tuesday May 12, 2009, at her home.Born in North Sydney, she was a daughter of Thomas Kevin Jessome, and Veronica B. Mortensen.Vanessa was interested in helping others and making a difference. She attended the Nova Scotia Community College, Marconi Campus, and was working toward her certificate on vocational rehab for the mentally challenged.Besides her father, Vanessa is survived by her siblings, Aaron, Deborah, Demetrius, Joshua, Lisa, Topper and Valerie. Vanessa will be greatly missed by her many friends and large extended family of aunts, uncles, cousins and her partner, Jeff Bonnar.She was predeceased by her grandparents, Walter and Mary Jessome, Point Aconi and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mortensen.A dedicated friend to many, her smile and beautiful spirit will be greatly missed.We would like to thank the families of the kidney donors for their generous ‘gifts’ of 12 years of life. Also for the love and medical support of the various team members who cared for Vanessa over the years at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth II and the IWK. Also, the many individuals who drove Vanessa to dialysis and kept her company.Visitation for Vanessa will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral mass will take place 10 a.m. Monday, from St. Joseph Church, North Sydney, with Rev. Jim Attwood officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Nova Scotia Kidney Foundation.Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com. 5/12/2009

Jessome Viola F Jessome (Rasmussen) Cape Breton Post 4/13/2009
Viola Frances (Rasmussen) Jessome 89, Florence It is with heavy and saddened hearts we announce the passing of our beautiful mother, Viola Frances Jessome Saturday, April 11, 2009 at Northside General Hospital in the presence of her family. Born in Florence, ‘Momma’ as we affectionately called her was the daughter of the late Simon and Sarah (Jessome) Rasmussen. Residing in Bras d’Or for many years, she returned to her beloved Florence twenty years ago. Momma was a homemaker who with her late husband Hilbert raised eight children. Her strong faith and prayer life sustained her and her family through many difficult times. She is survived by her children, Doreen Slade, Sydney, Anne (Robert) Selfridge, Kentville, Phyllis (Wilson) Mansfield, Florence, Judy (Earl) Laffin, Pictou, Simon (Marilyn), Ross Ferry, and Alma (Terry) Jerrett, Sydney Mines; daughter-in-law Margaret Jessome, Pictou and son-in-law Dennis Crosby, Florence. She is also survived by her siblings, Anne (late Joseph) Glidden, Washington, USA, Jenny (late Jack) Mann, Eastern Passage, Louis (late Muriel), Ontario, Theresa (late Stephen) Banfield, Ingonish, Lottie, (Phil) Walsh, Florence, Thelma (late Lawrence) Blinkhorn, Shelburne, Harold (Theresa), Florence, Stephen (Mary), Ingonish and Sylvia (Charles) Porter, Florence. Nannie J is also survived by her angels - her sixteen grand children and twenty-one great-grandchildren whom she adored. Momma was predeceased by her husband, Hilbert; infant daughter Mildred; son Joseph (Bun); daughter Emma Crosby; son-in-law Seward (Sonny) Slade; great-grand daughter Emily; siblings, Simon Percy, Joseph, and Mary (late Ambrose) Sampson. She was an adherent of St. Stephen's Parish, Florence. Visitation for the late Viola Jessome will take place Tuesday, April 14, 2009, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at J.M. Jobes Funeral Home, Main Street, Sydney Mines. Mass of Christian Burial will take place April 15, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, Florence. Concelebrated by Father Martin MacDougall and Father Vern Boutilier with interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Bras d’Or. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen's Parish, Florence or St. Joseph's Cemetery Fund, Bras d’Or. “That's the way” “Faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.” Hebrews: 11:1 4/11/2009 Florence
Jessome Kenneth Jessome Cape Breton Post 4/8/2009
It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the passing of Kenneth Sheldon Jessome, age 44, a former resident of Toronto Road, Florence, now residing in Kitchener, Ont. for the past 20 years, April 4, 2009. Born in Sydney Mines, Kenny was the son of William ‘Brother’ and Virginia ‘Ginny’ Jessome, Florence. Kenny was a member of St. Stephen Church, Florence. Besides his parents Kenny is survived by his only son, Carl Sheldon Jessome and his sister, Denise Jessome, Sydney Mines. Also surviving are several aunts, uncles and cousins. Kenny was predeceased by his brother, David Jessome in 1983 and his grandparents, Stanfield and Gertrude Jessome and William ‘Bill’ and Melvina ‘Mel’ Jessome. A private family visitation will be held. A funeral mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Thursday from St. Stephen Church, Florence with Rev. Reg Currie officiating. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com. 4/4/2009 Sydney Mines
Jobes Francis G Jobes Cape Breton Post 3/24/2009
We regret to announce the passing of our loving father, grandfather, uncle and friend, Francis George Jobes, at the Northside General Hospital, March 22, 2009. George was born in Sydney Mines, and grew up in Boularderie. He was the son of the late Hugh Angus and Flora Ann (MacEachern) Jobes. He was a resident of the Northside Community Guest Home, North Sydney. George worked for many years with Progressive Wholesale, until his retirement. He was a very social person, and will be missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his son, John (Jeannie); grandson, Michael; daughter, Bonita (Barry) Wall; grandchildren, Amber, Angel, Alyssa, Cassie, Amanda, Brianne, Dylan, and Kaden; daughter, Florence (John) Cann; grandchildren, Sam, Rebecca, Tyler, Matthew, Jonathon and Sheila; grandson, Kyle Lewis; a sister, Anne (Leo) Ryan and a sister-in-law, Edith (Sandy) MacInnis. Besides his parents, George was predeceased by his loving wife, Ida Anna (White) in 2007; son, Hughie in 1994; sisters, Mary Sarah, Catherine Perktin, Margaret O’Reilley; brother, John; two siblings in infancy and his father and mother-in-law, Leo and Elizabeth White. Visitation for George Jobes will be held in the J. M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney Mines, March 25, 2009, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Please join us in a celebration of George’s life on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Fr. Peter MacLeod officiating. The burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. In lieu of flowers, donations in George’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society. Online condolences may be sent to the family at jmjobesfuneralhome@ns.aliantzinc.ca “Even in my suffering I was comforted because your promise gave me life” Psalm 94 verse 19 George ever remembered; ever loved. 3/22/2009 Sydney
Johnson Wilfred C Johnson Cape Breton Post 4/14/2009
Johnson, Wilfred Charles (Chuck) Chuck passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on April 10, 2009 at the age of 78 years. Chuck will be lovingly remembered by his son, Brent (Margret); two grand daughters, Katrina and Samantha; great grandson, Shane as well as numerous family members and friends. He was predeceased by his parents; wife, Mary and brother, Leonard. Chuck was born and raised in Edmonton. He was a flight officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force and was very involved in The Edmonton Flying Club, and the Aero Space Museum and the Model Boating Club in both Calgary and Edmonton. He was an active member of the EAA and The Model Train Club, he will be deeply missed. At Chuck's request a private family service will be held. Arrangements entrusted to Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery. 1605 - 100 St. SETelephone 403 272 5555. 4/10/2009 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Johnson Irene Johnson Cape Breton Post 1/23/2009
Irene Mary Johnson, age 89, of Fredericton NB passed away on January 22, 2009 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton NB. God called an angel to His side. Irene was born in L’Ardoise, Richmond Co., Cape Breton on September 27, 1919. She was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Elizabeth Briand of L’Ardoise, Cape Breton. Irene moved to Glace Bay NS at an early age to find work and that is where she met her future husband Neil. They lived in Glace Bay for 64 years, raising a family of 5 children. In 2002, Irene and Neil moved to Fredericton NB to be closer to her children and grand children. Irene is survived by her beloved husband of 69 years who resides at Mountainside Lodge in Fredericton NB., daughters; Alice (Don) Gardiner Halifax NS; Ann (Michael) Skinner Halifax NS; Ruth (Ernest ) McCallum Fredericton NB; and sons Gordon (Dale) Johnson Halifax NS; Roy (Chris) Johnson Moncton NB. Irene has 9 grandchildren: Lynn, Donna, Michael-David, Sandra, Kerri-Lee, Steven, Andrew, Derrick and Loren. She also has 10 great-grandchildren and two step great- grandchildren. Irene was predeceased by her infant son Raymond. Visitation and a “Celebration of Life” will take place at Curry’s Funeral Home, 775 Main Street, Glace Bay on May 15th,Friday evening between 7-9PM. Funeral services will be held in St. Anthony’s Church on Saturday morning May 16that 11AM with Father Leo Boone officiating. Interment will be held at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens immediately after the Funeral Mass. Donations in Irene’s memory may be made to the Cancer Society. A heartfelt thank you to Bettyann McMackin whose care and love was above and beyond. We love you Mom…Your family. 1/22/2009 27/09/1919 at L'Ardoise
Johnston Lloyd 'Kip' Johnston Cape Breton Post 6/24/2009
Lloyd C. ‘Kip’ Johnston 85, Sydney Lloyd C. ‘Kip’ Johnston, 85, of Sydney, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2009, in An Cala Palliative Care Unit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in North Sydney, he was the son of Clifford and Marion (Minnie) Johnston. At 18, he joined the RCAF, serving as a pilot overseas with 422 Squadron during the Second World War. After graduating from Dalhousie with his MSc in 1950, he took employment with Dosco here in Sydney, where he worked for 18 years. For the next nine years he was employed by Union Carbide Corp in the U.S.A. He then returned to Cape Breton where he worked at Sydney Steel as vice-president of operations, the National Research Council and the Atlantic Coal Institute. He was truly an amazing man and was loved and respected by everyone who knew him. Next to his wife and family, children were his greatest joy. Countless lives have been enriched by his zeal for life and his love of learning. He instilled in others a desire to be the very best that they could be. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Ninnette (nee Williams), Florence; his son, Earl, (Ann), Sydney; daughters, Judy (Stephen), Mississauga, and Linda (Bill), Halifax; four grandchildren, Laura, Meghan, Doug and Devon Paige; brother, Jim (Joyce), Sherbrooke; sister, Ethel (Steve), Salmon Arm, B.C.; sister-in-law, Ann, Hamilton; numerous nieces and nephews and a wide circle of friends. He was predeceased by sister, Marion and her husband, Ronnie, brothers, Bill and his wife, Mary, Graham and Ross. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, July 2 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney, with Pastor Sheldon Chant officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CBRH Palliative Care or any children’s charity. We would like to share his personal philosophy by which he lived and which he encouraged others to embrace — “Whatever you do, do it with a light heart.” Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com.Published in the Cape Breton Post on June 30, 2009: Lloyd 'Kip' Johnston, Sydney - Lloyd ‘Kip’ Johnston passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2009, in An Cala Palliative Care Unit of Cape Breton Regional Hospital.A celebration of life will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2009 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Sheldon Chant officiating. Reception to follow.Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com. 6/23/2009 North Sydney
Jolie Pearl Lillian Jolie Cape Breton Post 4/6/2009
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our dear mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother, Pearl, April 4, 2009, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Sydney, she was the daughter, of the late Sadie (Dawe) and George Harris. Pearl was a wonderful mother, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was an avid bingo player. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Pearl is survived by her companion, Edward Brookman; her daughters, Sadie Grant, Sydney, Beverley Keough (Earl), Ontario, Jacqueline Murphy (Michael), Ontario, Patricia Jolie (Steve), Sydney, Shirley Jolie (Arthur), Sydney. She is also survived by her sister, Beverley (Gary) Cooper; brothers, Reginald, Winston (Glena), David (Colleen), Byron (Anne) and Barry (Doreen); 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren and one on the way, as well as many nieces and nephews; and her dog, Jake, whom she loved dearly. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her children, William Gaston, Christina and Marilyn, sister, Shirley, and brother, Bill. Visitation will take place Tuesday, April 7 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, April 9 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com. 4/4/2009 Sydney
Jones Pius 'Skippy' A Jones Cape Breton Post 2/11/2009
At Uxbridge Cottage Hospital on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009 in his 90th year after a lengthy battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Marjorie ‘Madge’ Bain, and the late Rose Jones. Loving father of Paul Hagerman (Liz), Barbara Chupa (Randy), and Debbie Jones (the late Sandro DePaolis). Proud grandfather of Rebecca, Bethany, Lauren, Andrew, and Alessandro ‘Alex’. Survived by his sister, Teresa McNeil (Bob), and brother, Frank Jones (Sophie). Fondly remembered by the Bain family, his many nieces, nephews, family, and friends. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Rd., Pickering Village, Ajax, Ont., 905-428-8488 from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday, Feb. 13, 2009 at 1 p.m. Interment in Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. 2/7/2009

Julian Cynthia Julian Cape Breton Post 1/28/2009
Cynthia Julian Born in 16/08/1969 39, Eskasoni It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved daughter, mother, sister and aunt, who passed away on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009. Born in Sydney, N.S., on Aug. 16, 1969, she was the daughter of Edward S. Julian and the late Georgina (Johnson) Julian. She was a member of the Holy Family parish, Eskasoni. She will be dearly and forever missed by her loving children, Lyle, Brandon, Tia and Taryn and godchild, Ethan Charles. She is also survived by her father, Edward S. Julian; three sisters, Frances 'Puddy', Membertou, Anna Jean and Theresa, two brothers, Ed Noel (Cori) and Evan Gerard, all of Eskasoni. She is also survived by godparents, Harriett Syliboy, Eskasoni, and Walter Johnson, Halifax; and by 14 nieces and nephews; four grandnephews and by numerous aunts and uncles. She was predeceased by her mother, Georgina (Johnson) Julian; a brother and a sister who died in infancy. Visitation began Tuesday after 7 p.m. at the Gabriel Centre, Eskasoni. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 29 at Holy Family Church with Fr. Martin MacDougall officiating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca or www.mem.com. 1/24/2009 Sydney, N.S., on Aug. 16, 1969
Julian Keith Charles Julian, Sr. Cape Breton Post 7/29/2009
Keith Julian, Ottawa

Born in 30/03/1967 at Boston , Massachusetts , United States

Keith Charles Julian Sr., 42, formerly of Waycobah First Nations, Inverness Co., passed away peacefully Sunday, July 19, 2009, in the University of Ottawa, Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ont.
Keith was living in Ottawa to pursue his career in music but was from Waycobah First Nation.
Born in Boston, Mass., USA, March 30, 1967, to the late Arthur Julian and Philomena (Julian) Googoo. He enjoyed the company of friends and making new friends, keeping in touch with his children, reading at the library, fishing, video games, making crafts, also he was known for his music and loved to entertain.
Keith is survived by daughters, Kristene ‘Kris’ Cremo-Julian, Tara L. Julian; sons, Darcy C.G. Googoo, Keith C. ‘Kase’ Julian, Jr.; stepfather, Edward ‘Eddie’ Googoo; godchildren, Crystal Bernard and Danielle Paul, all of Waycobah; maternal brother, Allister Julian, Ottawa, Ont.; maternal grandmother, Kathleen Eaton; maternal uncle, Ted Barnaby, both of Shubenacadie; paternal grandmother, Margaret ‘Dr. Granny’ Johnson; paternal aunts, Joan Marshall, Lottie Johnson, Patsy Dennis, Elizabeth Paul (Ryan), Mary Googoo (Allan) all of Eskasoni; Carol Marshall (Russell), Chapel Island; paternal uncles, Albert Julian, Gerard Johnson, Gerald Johnson and Thomas Johnson all of Eskasoni. His biological sisters, Anne Marie Marchand (Jason), Chapel Island; Lisa Knockwood, Jenny Sue Knockwood, Billie Joe Knockwood, Tracy Knockwood, Wendy Gehue all of Indian Brook and Jackie Knockwood-Augustine, Big Cove, N.B. His biological brothers, Markie Howe, Dartmouth; Al Francis, Christmas Island; Lorne Paul, Millbrook; John Henry Knockwood and Brian Knockwood, both of Indian Brook. He is also survived by his former wife, Yvonne Cremo, Waycobah.
He was predeceased by paternal grandfather, John T. Johnson, uncle, Ralph Julian, aunt, Linda Moore, all of Eskasoni, his biological grandfather, Max Basque, Waycobah, his biological father, Clarence Knockwood Sr., brothers, Clarence Knockwood Jr., sisters, Cyrilla Knockwood, Anne Margaret Knockwood, uncle, Johnny Knockwood, all of Indian Brook.
Keith has many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held at the family residence, 101 Reservation Rd., Waycobah after 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 28, 2009. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Thursday from Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, with Fr. Robert McNeil officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh.
Words of comfort maybe be forwarded to the family at www.haverstocks.com.
7/19/2009 Boston, Mass.
Johnston Sarah Ann Johnston Cape Breton Post 8/10/2009
Sarah Ann Johnston, North Sydney

Born at Barrachois Harbour , Nova Scotia , Canada

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Sarah Ann Johnston, 90, a resident of the Northside Community Guest Home, on Friday, Aug. 7, 2009, at the guest home.
Born in Barrachois Harbour, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Christine Ann (MacDonald) Johnston.
In her earlier years Sarah worked as a housekeeper. She was a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney, and a member of the North Sydney Senior Citizens and Pensioners Club. She loved a good game of cards and bingo and going for drives with her best friend Betty Musgrave.
Surviving is her sister, Christene MacAulay; her nieces, nephews; and her very close friend Betty Musgrave.
She was predeceased by her seven brothers, John, Alex, Nelson, Archie, Richard, Charlie, Wilburt, and her six sisters, Johanna, Sadie, Ann, Katie, Elizabeth and Mary.
The funeral service for Sarah will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home Chapel, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney with Rev. David Luker officiating. Burial will follow in Calvin United Church Cemetery, Upper Leitches Creek.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com.
8/7/2009 Barrachois Harbour
Jabalee Terrance Jabalee Cape Breton Post 8/29/2009
Terrance Jabalee, Kelowna

Born in 26/08/1954 at North Sydney , Nova Scotia , Canada

It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Terry, who died peacefully in his sleep after a long struggle with asthma. Cremation and service took place in Kelowna.
Terry is the son of Eva Jabalee and the late Richard Jabalee, North Sydney.
Terry was predeceased by his brother, Joe.
Surviving are his brothers, Richard (Edith), Edwardsville, Ron, North Sydney, Fred, North Sydney and Paul, Red Deer, AB; sisters, Barbara (Phonse), Halifax, Bertha (Alex), Kelowna, Patsy (John), Victoria, BC, Vera (Carl), PEI. Also his extended family, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
A family graveside service took place at Holy Cross Cemetery, Johnstone Road on August 7, 2009, afterwards of celebration of memories at the home of his heart, New Campbelton.
Our hearts go out especially to his daughter, Delores and his two sons, Matthew and Michael, who made the trip home. Special thanks to Pat for reading and Vera for singing.
Terry was a talented carpenter, loved the outdoors, fishing, family and friends.
He will be forever loved and missed.
8/29/2009 26/08/1954 in North Sydney date of death not noted, used published
Jennex Austin ‘Bud’ W. Jennex, Cape Breton Post 10/21/2009
Austin 'Bud' Jennex, North Sydney

Born at North Sydney , Nova Scotia , Canada

It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of our father, grandfather and uncle Austin ‘Bud’ W. Jennex, 84, a resident of the Veteran’s Wing of the Harbour View Hospital, Sydney Mines, and formerly of North Sydney on Monday, Oct. 19, 2009, at the hospital.
Born in North Sydney, Bud was the son of the late Ogle and Emily (Conrad) Jennex.
He was a veteran of the Second World War serving in the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders and took part in the liberation of Holland. Bud was an Honourary member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #19 and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, North Sydney. Bud was a bricklayer by trade working in construction. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, he was friendly to everyone he met and was always ready with a joke. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Bud is survived by his seven children, his four sons, George ‘Bill’ (Anna), Quesnel, B.C., Wayne (Julie), Penticton, B.C., Alvin (Lori), Strathmore, Alta., Stephen (Lee), Vancouver; his three daughters, Cheryl ‘Sherry’ (Steve) Tuson, St. Albert, Alta., Karen (Gary) Forrest, and Janice (Glen) Bartlett, both of North Sydney; his 22 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
Bud was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Gladys Pearl Osmond, his granddaughter, Rhonda, his sisters, Lily, Mary, Myrtle and Mabel and brothers, Gerald and Herbert.
Visitation for Bud will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service to be held 2 p.m. Friday at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. John Hannem officiating. Cremation to follow with burial in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of choice.
Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com.
10/19/2009 North Sydney
Johnston Robert 'Bobby' Johnston Cape Breton Post 11/3/2009
Robert 'Bobby' Johnston, Scarborough

Born at Sydney , Nova Scotia , Canada

The family of Bobby Johnston regret to announce his passing on October 29, 2009 at the Centenary Hospital, Scarborough, ON.
Bobby was the son of the late Robert and Stella (Black) Johnston of Sydney.
He received his early education in Sydney and later served in the Canadian Army, Black Watch Regiment, stationed in Gagetown, N.B., before moving to Toronto, where he resided until his passing.
He is survived by his wife, Jan; sons, Bobby (Julie), Stephen (Jamie), Glen (Patricia) and a daughter, Janet (Owen) Lane. Also surviving are seven grandsons, Cole, Duncan, Jake, Matthew and Lucas Johnston, Langdon and Logan Lane; sisters, Josephine (Buddy) Bennett, Harriet (Angus) Johnston, Sydney and Anna (Don) Fraser, Winnipeg. Also surviving are a number of nieces and nephews.
Bobby was predeceased by his brother, Roddy and grandson, Nicholos.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, 1057 Brock Rd., Pickering, ON. Cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Cancer Society or charity of choice.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
“We will miss you, Bobby - your caring, laughter and great sense of humour.”
10/29/2009 Sydney
Johnston Earl Johnston Cape Breton Post 11/19/2009
Mr. Earl Johnston, Glace Bay

Born at Glace Bay , Nova Scotia , Canada

Mr. Earl Johnston, 83, of 20 Rankin St., Glace Bay, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009, at the Glace Bay General Hospital, with his wife at his side.
Born in Glace Bay, he was the youngest son of the late Walter and Isabella (Read) Johnston.
He was employed at Turners’ Transfer in Glace Bay delivering for Eaton’s Department Store. He later joined TransCanada Airlines before finally moving onto the Seaboard Power Plant, where he retired as a supervisor in 1986 after 35 years of service.
Earl was a member of Newsom United Church and Branch 3 Royal Canadian Legion, where he served 17 years as treasurer.
From 1943-46 he served with the Royal Canadian Air Force starting off as an aircraftman working his way up to the rank of corporal upon his discharge. During the Second World War he worked as a transport driver around the southeast of the United Kingdom, primarily in the Ramsgate and Margate area.
Earl is survived by his wife, the former Anne Budden; daughter, Dianne (Donnie) MacDonald, Marion Bridge; and son, Walter (Debbie) Johnston, Glace Bay. Also surviving are stepsisters-in-law, Annie and Anita Matheson; grandchildren, Darren MacDonald, Dawn MacDonald, Angela Wadden and Tessa Johnston. In addition, four great-grandchildren, Darian MacDonald, Dylan MacLean, Owen MacDonald and Madison Wadden; and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, Walter and Isabella Johnston, brother Harold, stepfather, Alex Matheson, stepsister, Nona Hillier, stepbrothers, George, Garfield, David and Donald Matheson.
Visitation for the late Earl Johnston will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., today at the Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral will be 2 p.m., Friday at Newsom United Church with the Rev. Michael Goodfellow officiating. The burial will follow at a later date in the Greenwood Cemetery.
Donations can be made to the Parkinson’s Society of Canada, the Canadian Diabetes Association as well as Newsom United Church. Family flowers only please.
Online memorials can be left at www.mem.com or by emailing directly to patten@seaside.ns.ca.
11/17/2009 Glace Bay
Jackson Shirley Lorraine Jackson Cape Breton Post 11/25/2009
Shirley Lorraine Jackson, Sydney

Born at Brockville , Ontario , Canada

It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the sudden passing of our mother Shirley L. Jackson, 74, a resident of Charlotte Street, Sydney and formerly of Ontario, on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009, at her home.
Born in Brockville, Ont., Shirley was the daughter of the late Bruce and Lillian (Moore) Jackson.
She moved to Sydney from Ontario two years ago to be with her daughter and grandchildren. Shirley was a registered nurse and worked in the health care system in her younger years. She loved reading and cooking and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Jackson (Paul Lovett), Beechmont; and her son, Charles (Myrna), Greely, Ont.; and her seven grandchildren, Emma, Sarah, Hanna, Kyle Jackson and Nathan, Jackson and Spencer Lovett; her sister, Carolyn (Jim) Sorrell, Cardinal, Ont.; and two brothers, Ronnie (Brenda) Jackson and Larry Jackson, both of Kingston, Ont.
Besides her parents Shirley was predeceased by her partner, Garry O’Gorman.
Cremation has taken place. Her ashes will be returned to Ontario where a funeral service will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney.
Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com.
11/22/2009 Brockville, ON
Johnston Lauchlin Hugh Johnston Cape Breton Post 11/30/2009
Lauchlin Hugh Johnston, Sydney

Born in 02/10/1938 at Sydney , Canada

It is with sadness that we, the family announce the passing of Lauchie Johnston, on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
Born in Sydney, Oct. 2, 1938, he was the son of the late Lauchlin and Margaret (MacNeil) Johnston.
For many years Lauchie was employed at the old NSLC on George Street, Sydney. He was an avid sports fan, especially baseball, loved Toronto Blue Jays. He will always be remembered as a very friendly and personable man who enjoyed a good laugh with friends and family.
Lauchie is survived by his two sisters, Lillian and Anna Johnston; two nieces, Sharon (Sandy) Campbell and Michelle (Kenny) Rich; three nephews, Kevin, Raymond (Janet) and Michael Johnston. He is also survived by several grandnieces and grandnephews.
Besides his parents, Lauchie was predeceased by his brother, James (Sonny) Johnston.
Visitation for the late Lauchie Johnston will be held at the Pier Community Funeral Home, Whitney Pier, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street) on Tuesday, Dec. 1 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Lauchie’s life will be held at the funeral home in the All Faiths Chapel on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 11a.m. with Rev. Robert Lyle officiating, with reception to following. Private family interment will take place in Hardwood Hill Cemetery, Sydney at a later date.
Memorial donations in Lauchie’s memory may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association or charity of ones choice.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of the Pier Community Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be sent to info@pierfuneralhome.com
11/28/2009 Sydney on 02/10/1938
Johnston Eldon Roper Johnston Cape Breton Post 12/14/2009
Eldon Roper Johnston, Sydney Mines

Born in 25/08/1934 at Sydney Mines , Nova Scotia , Canada

It is with deep, deep sadness that we announce the passing of our dear husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend, Eldon Roper Johnston at his home on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Sydney Mines, Aug. 25, 1934, Eldon was the son of the late Edison and Nettie (Roper) Johnston.
He was a member of St. Pius X parish, Sydney Mines. Eldon was a man who was loved by everyone who knew him. He was known for his wonderful sense of humour, and always ready to share a good joke. He was a family man who always put the needs of his children and grandchildren first. He was employed with Devco as an electrician for 36 years, until his retirement in 1995. Since then he spent most of his time with his loving wife Rose, and their grandchildren.
Eldon leaves behind his loving wife of 50 years, Rose (Harrietha) Johnston; his children, Paul (Betty Lynn), Ann Marie (Roddie), Joyce (Michael) Jesty, David (Jennifer) and Troy (Leann). Also left to mourn are his grandchildren, Darren, Tara (Jeff) Penny, Tiffany, Brandon, Matthew, Andrew, Hannah, Noah, Jacob, Samantha and Kassie; great-grandchildren, Colby, Benjamin and Adora; brothers, Murray, Jack, David (Betty) and Kenny (Janet); brothers and sisters-in-law, Terry Flowers, Adrian (Sharon) Harrietha, Babe (Ted), Tillie Harrietha, Joyce Harrietha, Loretta Johnston, Carol Johnston and Connie Johnston; many nieces, nephews, cousins and many, many dear friends, including a lifelong friend, Ann MacKinnon.
Besides his parents, Eldon was predeceased by brothers, Byron, Reid, and Ronnie, his only sister, Audrey Colburn, brothers and sister-in-law, Carlotta Flowers, Lenny Harrietha and Clarence Harrietha.
Visitation for Eldon Johnston will be held in the J.M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney Mines, today (Monday, Dec. 14) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass celebrating his life will take place Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Pius X Church, Sydney Mines, with Fr. Thomas John officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Eldon’s memory may be made to the Palliative Care, or to a charity of one’s choice.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at jmjobesfuneralhome@ns.alinatzinc.ca.
Special thanks to the Palliative Care and the VON for all their compassion and support.
“We miss you already.”
You always had a smile to share,
Time to give, and time to care,
A loving nature, kind and true,
It’s the way we’ll remember you.
12/12/2009 Sydney Mines Aug. 25, 1934
Jackson Arthur 'Art' Jackson Cape Breton Post 1/6/2010
Arthur 'Art' Jackson, Glace Bay

With deep regret, we, the family, announce the peaceful passing of Arthur Lee Jackson on Jan. 3, 2010.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; sons, Brent (Kelly), Toronto, and Scott (Alleysha), New Waterford; daughter, Michelle (James) Doucette, Glace Bay; grandson, Riley; brother, Jimmy (Peggy), Hopewell, N.S.; sister-in-law, Sandra Simm; treasured friends, Alex Lee, Reg Blunden, Butch Feldman, John Jewells and Ivan Ellsworth; numerous other relatives and friends.
Art was a son of the late James Albert and Nora (Lee) Jackson.
He worked as a stationary engineer for the Glace Bay Hospital; was a driver for R&M and Jerry’s Taxi; was a former member of the Glace Bay Kinsmen Club and enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing ‘Bish.’
Cremation has taken place. Funeral services for Art will be conducted in Curry Funeral Chapel, 775 Main St., Glace Bay, this Thursday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Vernon Reid officiating. A reception will follow in St. John’s parish hall.
Donations in Art’s memory are suggested to the SPCA or charity of choice.
Online condolences can be forwarded to jmcurry@ns.sympatico.ca.
1/3/2010

Joe Basil Joseph Joe Cape Breton Post 1/11/2010
Basil Joseph Joe, Halifax

Born in 21/08/1957 at Eskasoni , Nova Scotia , Canada

Basil Joseph Joe, 52, of Eskasoni, C.B., passed away Jan. 8, 2010, at his residence in Halifax, N.S.
Born at St. Rita Hospital, Sydney, N.S., he was the son of the late Frank and Rita Joe (poet) of Eskasoni.
When he was younger he was an avid sports fan, seen at all hockey and baseball tournaments. He was as carpenter by trade and also an ambulance driver. He was a member of Holy Family parish.
Basis is survived by his sisters, Phyllis Denny, Evelyn Joe, Frances (Thomas) Sylliboy, Caroline Joe and Ann Joe, all of Eskasoni; brothers, Martin Dohrmann, Germany, Eddie (Marlene) Ginter, Sydney Forks, Charlie (Eleanor) Joe and Dana (Mabel) Joe, Membertou; godmother, Pauline Bernard, Membertou; godchildren, Nikhea Bernard, Angie Toney and Jessica Francis, all of Eskasoni, Stevie Rose Jr., Sydney; aunts and uncles, George Fidelis (Annie), Paul, Mary Ann (Murray) Marshall, Carmel Mellen, all of Chapel Island.
Visitation for the late Mr. Joe will take place after 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11 at the Gabriel Centre, Eskasoni. Funeral mass will be celebrated Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Church, Eskasoni, with Rev. Joseph Gillis officiating. Intemrernt in the parish cemetery, Eskasoni.
Online condolences may be sent to twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca.
1/8/2010 21/08/1957 Eskasoni
Jessome Austin 'Sam' Patrick Jessome Cape Breton Post 1/19/2010
Austin 'Sam' Patrick Jessome, Sydney

Born at Georges River , Nova Scotia , Canada

It is with great sadness and deep regret that we, the family announce the passing of Sam Jessome on Monday, Jan. 18, 2010, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Georges River, he was the son of the late John J. and Jennie (MacSween) Jessome.
Sam was a faithful member of the United Baptist Church.
He was a much honoured Kiwanian and was instrumental in the formation of the Kiwanis Cape Breton Golden K and the formation of the Kiwanis Celidh Golden K. He served as president and secretary of the Sydney Kiwanis Club and was also distinguished past Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor of Kiwanis. Sam was awarded the Tablet of Honour by Kiwanis International and was the recipient of the Kiwanis Osgoode Fellowship.
Sam proudly served his country as a member of the Canadian Army from 1939 to 1968 in both the Royal Canadian Artillery and the Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps, retiring with the rank of major. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12.
Sam was a 50-year member of the Masonic Temple Centennial Lodge in Edmonton, Alta.
He was employed by Devco for 15 years as an industrial relation officer.
Sam was a very intelligent man, well loved and will be sadly missed.
Sam is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Esther (Morrison) Jessome; daughter, Barbara (David) Hill, Tatamagouche; son, Donald (Celine) Jessome, Ottawa; two grandsons, Benjamin (Erin Leigh Bond) Hill, Dartmouth, and Jonathan Hill, Montreal.
Besides his parents, Sam was predeceased by his sister, Barbara and brothers, William, Lewis, Terrance and Chalmers.
Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 20 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney, with Rev. Bob Hussey officiating. Reception to follow. Interment to take place in Harbourview Cemetery, South Haven.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cape Breton Palliative Care Society.
Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com.
1/18/2010 Georges River
Jobe Moira Irene (Ash) Jobe Cape Breton Post 2/10/2010
Moira Jobe

Born in: Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born on: 06/12/1934

Passed away in: Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 07/02/2010

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved mother, Moira Irene Jobe, on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, with her family by her side, after a long and courageous battle with illness.
Born in Sydney Mines on Dec. 6, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Cecil and Evelyn (Read) Ash.
Moira met the love of her life Gordon Lawrence Jobe, in Sydney Mines, and married him in 1955. They were joined for 50 years before she lost her Prince. They were stationed in Winnipeg, Man., Iserlohn, Germany and Oromocto, N.B. Moira worked for many years with the Department of National Defence until her retirement in 1992. Once retired, they made their way back home to Sydney Mines.
Moira had many accomplishments in her life, but in her mind her greatest were her three daughters. She was always the “rock” in their lives, supporting them in every way possible. Moira had a heart of gold and always put others ahead of herself, no matter what the situation.
Moira leaves behind her daughters, Juanita Jobe (Mike Gouthro), Sydney Mines, Ann Jobe, at home and Wendy (Danny) Hamilton, Brandon, Man. She also leaves her grandchildren, David and Sarah Bigger, Nelson, Christopher and Meagan Hamilton, that she treasured with all her heart; brothers, Enos Ash and Kenneth Ash; special great-nephew, John Young; aunts, Winnifred McRae and Annie Ash; special cousin, Ruth Dawe-Rideout, who was like a sister to her, and several close nieces, nephews and cousins, all of whom she loved dearly.
Her family would like to extend their thanks to the staff of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital for all their special care and tenderness that was given to Moira during her stay there.
A memorial service to celebrate Moira’s life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, at 2 p.m. in J. M. Jobes Funeral Home, with Pastor Lloyd Steeves officiating. A reception will follow the service at St. Pius X Hall, Sydney Mines.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Moira’s memory may be made to the Canadian Lung Association.
Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at jmjobesfuneralhome@ns.aliantzinc.ca.
“As was in life, the Princess and the Prince will be together again, cradled in the arms of God.” Until we meet again, this is not goodbye, but a “See you later, Ma.”
2/7/2010 Sydney Mines on 06/12/1934
Johnston John Johnston Cape Breton Post 3/9/2010
John Johnston

Passed away in: Little Bras d'Or, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 06/03/2010

John (Dad) of Little Bras d’Or passed away peacefully on March 6, 2010.
John is survived by his wife of 49 years, Patricia; his sons, David of Halifax and William of Riverview, N.B.; brothers, David and Gordon and five grandchildren, Alex, Ian, Michael, Andrew and Patrick.
There will be an open house at the family home on Saturday, May 29, 2010 from 2-4 p.m. to celebrate John’s life.
3/6/2010

Jenkins Joseph Owen Jenkins Cape Breton Post 2/18/2010
Joseph Owen Jenkins

Born in: Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed away in: Little Bras d'Or, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 17/02/2010

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, Joseph Owen Jenkins, 67, resident of Rankin Street, Little Bras d’Or, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Joe was born in Sydney Mines, a son of the late Walter and Louisa (Viva) Jenkins of Sydney Mines.
He retired from the car department of CN Rail, where he worked as CAW union president for many years. We the family know by name all of his co-workers and have heard many of their stories, as he always talked so fondly of his days at CN. One co-worker described Joe as their ‘morale booster.
Joe was a big fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs, he enjoyed working in his vegetable garden, a good game of cards and made many friends over the years. But his greatest love was for his family and spending precious time with his grandchildren and thrived on the accomplishments of his four sons.
Left to grieve his loss is his wife of 42 years, Betty (Conway) Jenkins; his four sons, Shawn, Fort McMurray, Derek (Tammy), Calgary, Mark (Nicole), Georges River, Tony (Andrea), Halifax. ‘Poppy Joe’ will live on in the hearts of his grandchildren, Ryan, Amanda, Braydon, Brooklyn, Ty, Rowan, Reese and Callie and his great-grandson, Jake. Joe is survived by brothers, Nick (Mary) Viva, Victor (Judy) Jenkins, Sydney Mines, Paul (Jean) Jenkins, North Sydney; sisters, Dominica ‘Sis’ (Carl) MacIntyre and Donna (Joe) Mitchell, both of New Hampshire, Ann Marie (Harvey) Clarkson, California, Viva (Greg) McInnis, Louise (Francis) MacKinnon, Priscilla ‘Perky’ (Roy) Young, Rose Jenkins, all of Sydney Mines, Deborah (Fred) Tobin, Millville, Shirley (Wayne) Adams, Mary (Barry) McNeil, both of Halifax and by many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by brothers, Walter (Skippy) and Louie Jenkins, both of Sydney Mines, by two brothers in infancy, two nephews, Steven Jenkins and Aaron Tobin.
Visitation for Joe will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral mass will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, Bras d’Or, with Rev. Peter McLeod officiating. Burial to take place in the parish cemetery at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Canadian Diabetic Association or to a charity of ones choice.
Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com.
2/17/2010 Sydney Mines
Johnston Lillian Johnston Cape Breton Post 3/4/2010
Lillian Johnston

Born in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born on: 27/10/1930

Passed away in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 02/03/2010

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Lillian Johnston, on Tuesday, March 2, 2010, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Sydney, Oct. 27, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Lauchlin and Margaret (MacNeil) Johnston.
Lillian was a longtime resident at the Braemore Home, Sydney River.
She will always be remembered as a lady of strong Christian faith and often drew upon the Bible for strength.
Lillian is survived by her sister, Anna Johnston; two nieces, Sharon (Sandy) Campbell and Michelle (Kenny) Rich, three nephews, Kevin, Raymond (Janet) and Michael Johnston. She is also survived by several grandnieces and grandnephews.
Besides her parents, Lillian was predeceased by her two brothers, James ‘Sonny’ and Lauchie Johnston.
Visitation for the late Lillian Johnston will be held at the Pier Community Funeral Home, Whitney Pier, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street), Friday, March 5 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Lillian’s life will be held at the funeral home in the All Faiths Chapel, Saturday, March 6 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Robert Lyle officiating. Private family interment will take place in Hardwood Hill Cemetery, Sydney, at a later date.
Memorial donations in Lillian’s memory may be made to the Braemore Home Charitable Foundation or charity of one’s choice.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of the Pier Community Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be sent to info@pierfuneralhome.com.

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3/2/2010 Sydney 27/10/1930
Jarvis Ida Ruby (Read) Jarvis Cape Breton Post 3/2/2010
Ida Ruby (Read) Jarvis

Born in: Tacks Beach, Newfoundland, Canada
Born on: 22/07/1914

Passed away in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed away on: 27/02/2010

Ida Jarvis passed away peacefully at the DVA Pavilion in Corner Brook, on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at the age of 95 years.
She was the daughter of the late James Read and Melinda (Best) Read of Tacks Beach, Nfld.
She was predeceased by her brothers, Gordon, Saul and Ernest and niece, Beulah Coish. Ida was predeceased in 1955 by her husband John Jarvis of Sydney.
Mourning her sad loss are sons, John Bruce, Whitehorse, N.W.T., and George Franklin, Calgary, Alta.; two grandchildren, Margaret Speer (Dave) and Grant (Cindy) of Ontario; great-grandson, Benjamin Speer, Ontario; nieces, Vera Earle, Hilda Read, Sylvia Beck (Robert); nephew, Ralph Read (Shirley), all of Corner Brook; special cousins, Beatrice Dewling, St. John’s, and Hilda (Gabriel) Lake, Sydney, as well as a number of great-nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Ida proudly served in the RCAF during the Second World War and after returning home to Corner Brook, she worked at Bowaters until moving to Sydney where she lived most of her adult life. She returned to Corner Brook in 2005.
She was a devoted parishioner of St. Stephen’s and Christ Church in Sydney, where she served many years in the ladies auxiliary and as bookkeeper for Christ Church.
A reserved, gentle lady, Ida will be missed by all who knew her. She was a devoted mother and friend and staunchly independent. Along with being a loyal fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs, she loved to read and walk and followed politics keenly.
A memorial service will take place at Sydney Memorial Chapel at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 4.
2/27/2010 Tacks Beach, Newfoundland 22/07/1914
Jeans Irene Vivian Jeans Cape Breton Post 5/3/2010
Irene Vivian Jeans

Born in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born on: 11/05/1913

Passed away in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 01/05/2010

Irene Vivian Jeans passed away peacefully at Seaview Manor, Glace Bay, N.S., in the early morning hours of May 1, 2010.
She was the daughter of the late Herbert and Catherine (LeTourneau) Gallop.
She was predeceased by her husband, Perley Jeans, son, Douglas, grandson, Troy, as well as sisters, Olive and Evelyn, brothers, Jack, Frank and Claude. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by one daughter, Deborah, Quebec City; five sons, William (Sharon), Halifax, Ralph (Judy), Coxheath, Harvey, Sydney, Alan (Judy), Orangeville, Ont., Dwight (Calla), Florenceville, N.B. She is also survived by grandchildren, Christopher, Carla, Michael, Kevin, William, Anthony, Jason, Mercedes, Samantha, step grandson, William Farr; as well as 10 great-grandchildren.
Irene was very active throughout her lifetime with her family and also had time for many activities which included arts and crafts as well as quilting. She participated in many craft shows with her teddy bears and ceramic displays. Many of her friends benefited from her talents and generosity by being presented with gifts made by her. She was also involved for several years in the girl guide movement where she shared her talents with many young girls.
A special thanks to the wonderful staff at Seaview Manor in Glace Bay who treated her with such care and made her feel so at home. Her family is very grateful.
Visitation for Irene will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Monday, May 3, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service will be held Tuesday, May 4 at Sydney Memorial Chapel at 11 a.m., followed by a reception to be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel. Interment will be at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to St. Andrew's Church or Seaview Manor Auxiliary.
Condolences my be sent to the family at sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca.
5/1/2010 Sydney 11/05/1913
Jessome Kenneth Joseph Jessome Cape Breton Post 5/4/2010
Kenneth Joseph Jessome

Born in: Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed away in: Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Passed away on: 02/05/2010

Kenneth Joseph Jessome, born in Sydney Mines, N.S., July 15, 1951, 58 years young.
A truly eccentric man who loved life and the simplicity of just putting a smile to anyone's face.
It is with great sorrow the family announce the sudden passing of Kenneth on Sunday May 2, 2010, at University Hospital, London.
He passed peacefully with devoted daughters by his side.
Ken is survived by his two daughters, Jennifer Mullins, Sarnia, and Lauren Jessome, London. He also blessed the lives of three grandchildren, Kwade, Karley and Maggie. Also survived by his brothers, Jerry, Alex; sister-in-law, June; and nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his mother, Elizabeth and father, Thomas Sr., as well brothers, Tommy and Dennis (Dinny).
Visitation Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Francis Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Pius X Church, Sydney Mines, with Fr. Thomas John officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to d.francis@ns.sympatico.ca.
5/2/2010 Sydney Mines
Jackson Nancy (Head) Jackson Cape Breton Post 3/24/2010
Nancy Jackson

Born in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed away in: Sydney River, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 22/03/2010

With great sadness and heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Anne Caroline ‘Nancy’ Jackson, 84, of Sydney River, on Monday, March 22, 2010, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Sydney, N.S., she was the daughter of the late Adam and Louisa (Rolfe) Head.
She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, George; daughters, Marilyn (Jim) Nicoletopoulos and Wendy (Bob) Pierre; granddaughters, Angela Nicoletopoulos and Kari (John) Couture; grandson, Terry (Karen) Nicoletopoulos; great-grandsons, Andrew and Reese Couture and great-granddaughter, Athena Nicoletopoulos. Also surviving are sisters, Florence Barrett, Mary Rowe and Greta Head and brothers, Walter (Gladys), Bill (Tina), Rolfe, Melvin (Doris) and Carl; as well as brother-in-law, Bill Poirier; sister-in-law, Yvonne Head; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Lillian Poirier, brothers, Clyde and Earl and four siblings in infancy, Nell, Adam, John and Cyril. Also predeceasing her were her sisters-in-law, Louise and Peggy and brothers-in-law, Ches Barrett and Edgar Rowe.
A devoted and loving wife, mother and nannie; she took great pride in her home and family. She surrounded us with beautiful things all through the years. Whether it was cooking, sewing, needlework, stuffed toys, dolls or crafts, mom always achieved perfection with everything she put her hand to. We are so lucky to have some of her work, which each of us will cherish forever. Also in her healthy years, mom enjoyed the outdoors. She always said that the most beautiful scenery in the world was right here in Cape Breton and she and dad enjoyed many day trips exploring the island. She had a passion for fishing, loved gardening and enjoyed playing cards with her friends and family and board games with the children. With her great sense of humour, she was known to play a few practical jokes in younger years.
For the pat five years, mom had been a resident of the Cove Guest Home, Creative Care Unit, and we would like to sincerely thank the staff for their wonderful care. The family would also like to thank Dr. John Archibald and Dr. Arif; the nurses and staff of Units 4D and 4C and most recently, the doctors, nurses, staff and volunteers of the An Cala Palliative Care Unit, Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
Cremation has taken place, in keeping with Nancy’s wishes, there will be no visitation. Funeral services under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel will be held at St. Alban’s Anglican Church, Friday, 2 p.m. with Rev. Brenda Drake officiating. Interment in Eastmount Cemetery. Following the service a reception will be held in the church hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Alban’s Church, the Alzheimer’s Society or charity of choice.
“Time changes many things but love and memory ever clings.”
Condolences may be sent to the family at sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca.
3/22/2010

Jones Howard Francis Jones Cape Breton Post 3/26/2010
Howard Francis Jones

Born in: Bayfield, New Brunswick, Canada
Born on: 16/06/1946

Passed away in: Gardiner Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 24/03/2010

It is with great sadness that we the family announce the untimely death of Howard Francis Jones on March 24, 2010, at his residence in Gardiner Mines.
Born June 16, 1946, in Bayfield, N.B., he was the son of the late Ralph and Frances (Hoch) Jones.
Howard spent 32 years with the RCMP; working within the province of Nova Scotia. Upon his retirement Howard came to Cape Breton where he enjoyed a simple life — playing hockey, gardening, doing woodworking projects and spreading his love of animals as he rescued and nurtured our furry friends. He was always helping seniors and completing income tax for local people and could be seen at the local farmer’s market every Saturday morning.
Left to mourn his passing is his loving wife and very best friend, Florence (Smith); his daughters for whom he was most proud, Susan Jones Ottawa, Ont., and Jennifer Jones, Vancouver, B.C.; stepsons, who loved Howard as father, Darnell (Laura) Young, New Waterford, Nolan (Jennifer) Young, Edmonton, Alta.; Taylor, his only grandchild, held a special place in his heart; sisters, Judy (Roger) Madage, Oshawa, Ont., Phyllis (Roger) Tingley, London, Ont.; brother, Richard Jones, Moncton, N.B.; brother in-law, Ronald Little Shemogue, N.B.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and many great friends.
Besides his parents Howard was predeceased by his sister, Jackie, brothers, Russell and David.
The family will receive friends and relatives from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, March 27 in McLellan Brothers Funeral Home Ltd., 3183 Plummer Ave., New Waterford, 862--7500. A memorial service will be held Monday, March 29 at 11 a.m. in the Wesley United Church, Bayfield, N.B. with the Rev. William Drysdale officating and interment will be in the Bayfield Cemetery.
To place a donation or to express your condolences directly to the family please go to www.mclellanfuneralhome.com.
3/24/2010 Bayfield, New Brunswick 16/06/1946
Jewer Shawn William Jewer Cape Breton Post 4/1/2010
Shawn William Jewer

Born in: New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed away in: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Passed away on: 31/03/2010

It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Shawn Jewer, 50, of Ottawa, on March 31, 2010 at Ottawa Inner City Health Facility.
Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late William and Marlene (MacPherson) Jewer.
Shawn was a member of the Parish Church of St. Leonard, New Waterford. He was a welder by trade and worked with various companies throughout Sydney, Halifax, and Ontario. In later years, Shawn owned and operated Aqua Clean, a cleaning company which offered services throughout CBRM and as far as Ontario. Shawn was quite active and known to be full of life and laughs. He had a great sense of humour and loved playing practical jokes on family and friends. Shawn was an avid drummer who, in earlier years, was involved in sports such as baseball, hockey and Taekwondo.
Surviving are brothers Darren (Donna) Jewer, Shane (Anne) Jewer, both of New Waterford; sisters, Sherry (Robert) Burke, River Ryan, Lisa (John) Jewer, Sydney; maternal grandmother, Genevieve MacPherson, New Waterford; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Besides his parents, Shawn was predeceased by paternal grandparents, Howard and Rebecca Jewer and maternal grandfather, Wilfred ‘Biff’ MacPherson.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, New Waterford, are incomplete at this time and will be announced at a later date.
Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.vjmcgillivray.ca.

(CBP Apr 3 2010)
Shawn Jewer

Born in: Canada

Passed away in: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Passed away on: 31/03/2010

Shawn William Jewer, 50, of Ottawa, passed away suddenly on March 31, 2010, at the Ottawa Inner City Health Facility.
Visitation for Shawn will be held Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. A funeral mass of celebration for Shawn will take place Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Mount Carmel Ave., with Father Doug MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel cemetery at a later date. A luncheon will be held at the KOC Hall, New Waterford, immediately following the funeral mass. To view the full obituary or send condolences to the family, please visit our website at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca.
3/31/2010 New Waterford
Jackson Earl Herbert Jackson Cape Breton Post 4/1/2010
Earl Herbert Jackson

Born in: Sheburne, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed away in: Mira/Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 30/03/2010

Earl Herbert Jackson, 87, Fairfax Drive, Halifax, formerly of Hillside Road, Mira, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at the Camphill Hospital, Halifax.
Born in Shelburne, he was the son of the late Albert and Chrissy (Buchanan) Jackson.
A veteran of the Second World War, Earl served with the Liberation of Holland. He was a member of the United Baptist Church, Sydney, McKay Masonic Lodge, and the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12. Earl was an avid gardener, fisherman and hunter and enjoyed spending time with neighbors and friends.
Surviving are his wife, Sarah (McAloney); daughter, Susan (Neil) Conroy, Kanata, Ont.; son, Arthur (Carol), Halifax; grandchildren, Chad, Robert, Brian and Andrea; great-granddaughter, Annabelle.
The last surviving member of his family, Earl was predeceased by his son, Larry; sister, Ada; brothers, Arthur, Douglas, Louis, Alex, William, Robie and Bruce.
Visitation took place at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Friday 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel today (Saturday) 11 a.m., with Rev. Robert Hussey officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
Condolences may be sent to the family at sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca.
3/30/2010 Shelburne
Jessome Emma (Miles) Jessome Cape Breton Post 4/3/2010
Emma Jessome

Born in: Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed away in: Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 01/04/2010

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Emma Jessome, 58, of Florence. Emma passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family at the Northside General Hospital on Thursday, April 1, 2010.
Born in Sydney Mines, Emma was the daughter of Pearl Miles and the late Gordon Miles.
Emma worked as a crossing guard for the Northside District School Board for many years where she kept the children of the community safe on their way to school.
Emma is survived by and will be sadly missed by her loving husband Frank Jessome; her daughters Tracey (Derek) Mitchell, Florence, Tabatha (Bobby Fillier) Jessome, Little Pond, Tina (Lenny McCormack) Jessome, Moncton, N.B., and her 6 grandchildren Devin, Cody, Colton, Brittney, Breagh and Austin. She is also survived by her mother-in-law Myrtle Jessome; three sisters; one brother; brothers and sisters-in-law, and numerous aunts and cousins.
Besides her father, she was predeceased by her father-in-law Percy Jessome.
Visitation for Emma Jessome will be held in the J. M. Jobes Funeral Home 635 Main St., Sydney Mines, on Tuesday, April 6, 2010, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass to celebrate her life will take place on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph church, Bras d'Or, with Fr. Peter MacLeod officiating. The burial will take place at a later date.
Donations in Emma's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Words of comfort may be sent to the family at jmjobesfuneralhome@ns.aliantzinc.ca
4/1/2010 Sydney Mines
Jobes Theresa Irene (Barrie) Jobes Cape Breton Post 4/6/2010
Theresa Irene (Barrie) Jobes

Born in: Florence, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed away in: Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 04/04/2010

Theresa Irene Jobes, 81, of Pond Road, Sydney Mines, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2010, at home, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Florence, she was the youngest child of the late George William and Lucy (Morris) Barrie.
She was a member of St. Stephen's parish, Florence, and in her younger days worked with the CWL. She was also a devoted member of the church choir.
Mom loved her family and worked hard at giving them the best life possible. She enjoyed dancing, beaching, camping and her pets. She had a great sense of humour, especially over the years with her TOPS pals. She and Dad cherished their friends, and many fond memories were made over gatherings of music and fun. She was a great cook and enjoyed cooking for her family and friends. She led a full life and was always looking for ways to help others. She touched many lives and brought joy to us all. She loved to laugh.
Irene is survived by her sons, James Jobes (Karen), Sackville, Blair Jobes (Shelly), Wetaskiwin, Alta., Daniel Jobes (Lorna), Sydney Mines, and John Jobes, Springhill; her only daughter, Heather (David) MacKenzie, Florence; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Mary Rudderham, half-sisters, Gloria Sutherland and Sharon Barrie; half-brothers, Alison Bezanson, George, James and Fred Barrie and many nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by all of us, and her longtime companion, Wilson Gilbert, and by her beautiful cat, Callie.
Besides her parents, Irene was predeceased by her husband, Richard, infant daughter, Mary, brother Louis, half-brother, Glen Barrie and nephew, Calvin Rudderham.
Visitation for Irene Jobes will take place in the J. M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney Mines, on Wednesday, April 7 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in St. Stephen's Church, Florence, with Fr. Thomas John officiating. The burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at jmjobesfuneralhome@ns.aliantzinc.ca.
4/4/2010 Florence
Jackson Mildred(MacIntosh) Jackson Cape Breton Post 4/8/2010
Mildred Jackson

Born in: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed away in: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 06/04/2010

Mildred Jackson 94, of Glace Bay passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at the Glace Bay Hospital.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Mary (Whalen) MacIntosh.
She was a member of Holy Cross parish. Mildred was a loving wife and mother who helped raise three grandchildren, Zal, Zeb and Zoe.
She is survived by daughters, Yvonne, Ontario, Donna (Herbie) Nash, Glace Bay and sons, Frank, Joe and Karl Morgan and Jim and Bob Jackson and their families. Also left to mourn are sisters, Noreen and Iris and numerous grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Foster Jackson; sister, Bertie and brothers, Elmer and Jack.
Visitation for Mrs. Jackson will be held on Friday, April 9, 2010 from 4-6 p.m. with funeral service to be held immediately following the visitation at 6 p.m. in Patten Chapel with Fr. Conrad Edwards officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in St. John's Parish Cemetery.
Online condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.pattenfuneral.com.
4/6/2010 Glace Bay
Jackson Ivy Ruth (Organ) Jackson Cape Breton Post 4/27/2010
Ivy Ruth (Organ) Jackson

Born in: Neil's Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born on: 04/04/1933

Passed away in: Ingonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 25/04/2010

Ivy Ruth Jackson
77, Ingonish

It is with broken hearts that we, Darlene, Shauna and Carolyn announce the passing of our mom, Ivy (Organ) Jackson at Buchanan Memorial Hospital, Neils Harbour, on Sunday, April 25, 2010.
Born in Neils Harbour on April 4, 1933, mom was the daughter of John and Alice (Lillington) Organ.
She was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Ingonish. Mom was a lifelong member of St. John's ACW, a vestry member, and she belonged to the Altar Guild. Mom was a woman of great faith and this showed in her last few days.
She grew up in Neils Harbour and worked at Buchanan Memorial Hospital. After she married our dad Cyril in 1956, they moved to Ingonish, where she happily raised her family. She made great contributions to her community through her church.
One of mom's greatest joys was spending time with all of those whom she loved. She also enjoyed playing cards and watching curling. She will be greatly missed at the 45s and crib games. Our mom was a friend to all, especially Lois and Alice.
Besides her daughters, she leaves behind to mourn her sister, Dot (Bobby) MacLeod; sons-in-law, David, Johnnie and Bobby and many nieces and nephews. Mom took great pride in each and every one of her grandchildren, Justin (fiancée Barbie), Jason, Jennifer (Craig), Corey, Bradley and Connor. Her two great-grandsons, Ryder and Landon will miss their Nanny Birdie.
Mom was predeceased by her parents, our dad, Cyril, her daughter, Connie, brothers, Freeman and Hickman, her sister, Eva and her son-in-law, Joseph.
We would like to welcome friends and family to our mom's house today (Tuesday), April 27, 2010, from 6-9 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate her life will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in St. John's Anglican Church, Ingonish, with Rev. Warren Huestis officiating.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of J.M. Jobes Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. The burial will follow in the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in mom's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at jmjobesfuneralhome@ns.aliantzinc.ca.
4/25/2010 Neil's Harbour
Johnson Robert Edward Johnson Cape Breton Post 5/3/2010
Robert Edward Johnson

Born in: Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed away in: Millbrook, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 01/05/2010

Robert Edward Johnson, 62, Millbrook, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010, at home surrounded by family.
Born in Truro, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mary (Sylliboy) Johnson.
He was a wonderful father and husband who loved life to the fullest. Robert was a business owner and throughout his life worked in construction and the fishery. He always loved to fish and hunt, play jokes and be with his grandchildren. He loved travelling and was a hard worker. He was an excellent hockey and ball player in his youth and loved the games with all his boys. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Carol of 27 years; daughters, Sheila (Elvis) Tremblay, Mary Susan; sons, Robert (Robin) Jr., Mark (Misty), Peter (Mary), Stephen (Irena), Vincent, all from Millbrook; sisters, Jean (Ben) Martin, Florence (Jim) Walsh, Annie Goodwin (Jim), Dorothy; brothers, James (Pat) and Lloyd; 14 grandchildren; godchildren, Angela Bernard, Robert Gloade, Bobby Kabatay, Membertou, Juliette Googoo, Wagmatcook, Cynthia Wysote, Millbrook; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by sisters, Bridget and Lena, brother, Stanley and twin sister at birth.
Visitation will be at his home at 984 Willow St., Millbrook, beginning at 2 p.m. Monday, May 3, with the funeral mass at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 5 in Sacred Heart Church, Millbrook. A gathering will take place following the service in the community hall.
Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
Arrangements are entrusted to Colchester Community Funeral Home, Truro.
Online condolences may be made at: www.colchestercommunity.com.
5/1/2010 Truro
Jessome Vivian (Laidlaw) Jessome Cape Breton Post 6/14/2010
Vivian Jessome (Laidlaw)

Born in: Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed away in: Ellershouse, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 10/06/2010

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our love, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. Vivian died on June 10, 2010 at her home in Ellershouse, N.S.
Born in Sydney Mines, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Mary (MacInnis) Laidlaw.
She is survived by her best friend and love, David Steele; her sons, Jim (Alicia), Coxheath and Steven (Jennifer), Dartmouth; her sister, Lillian (Bill) Jesty, Ontario; her brothers, Jim, Sydney Mines and Ernie (Anna), Dartmouth. Vivian was a loving and proud grandmother to her five grandchildren and a much loved aunt to her nephews and niece.
She was predeceased by her infant son and her sister-in-law Sheila Laidlaw.
Vivian loved to dance, sing and, gifted with a great sense of humour, could, at times, find humour, even in her serious illnesses.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the care of Lohnes-Demont Funeral Home, Windsor, N.S. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Sydney Mines with Father J.J. MacDonald officiating. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery under the care of Francis Funeral Home, Sydney Mines.
Donations in Vivian's memory may be made to the ALS Assoc. of Nova Scotia.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to d.francis@ns.sympatico.ca.
6/10/2010 Sydney Mines
Jessome Christina 'Tena' (MacNeil) Jessome CBP 7/10/2010
Christina 'Tena' (MacNeil) Jessome

Passed away in: Florence, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 08/07/2010

With deepest regrets, we wish to announce the passing of Christena Jessome (Tena-Dan MacNeil), on July 8, 2010. Tena slipped away, peacefully, surrounded by family, at the Harbourstone Facility where she had happily resided for the past four years.
Tena was the third youngest child of Dan and Mary Sarah (MacMullin) MacNeil and was a long-time resident of Florence, where she and 'Dar' raised 11 children. She was very active in her community, as a member of the St. Ann's Society and St. Vincent de Paul, for St. Stephen's parish.
Tena worked at the Northside Guest Home for 18 years and exemplified her caring ways both there and for her family and neighbours. It wasn't uncommon for Sunday dinner to include a couple of dozen extra feet under the table.
A special thanks goes to the staff of Harbourstone. To a person, the joy and caring they brought to our mother ensured her happiness and well-being. They could always bring a smile to her face, even to the end.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Christine; her husband, Frank and two daughters, Pamela (in infancy) and Patrice (Fancy). She was also predeceased by siblings, Margaret (Oram), John, Stephen, Allan, Amelda (Ahle), Catherine (Halliday), Neil, and Elizabeth (Cashin).
Tena is survived by her children, Barbara, Wayne (Cindy), Darrell, Earl (Wanda), Ian (Carol), Shaun (Shelley), Tena Marie (Dave), Angeline (Lawrence), and Brad. She is also survived by two sisters, Theresa Ahle and Rita MacInnis and brother-in-law, Lief Ahle. Left to mourn for their Nanny are Luke, Geoff, Josh, Belinda, Paul, Sheri-Lynn, Brent, Danny, Amanda, Shauna, Steven, Christopher, Danielle, Krystal, Rachel, Nicole, Colin, Sarah, Theresa, and Jaden. Tena also has eight great-grandchildren, who must suffice with the wonderful stories we can all tell of their incredible Great-Nanny. Although her children and grandchildren are spread coast to coast, they maintain a close knit unit because Tena instilled in them wonderful values and the importance of a strong family life.
A celebration of the life of Tena will begin with visitation on Monday, July 12 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., at J.M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney Mines. A funeral mass will be held at St. Stephen's Church, Florence, on Tuesday, July 13, at 10 a.m., with Fr. Thomas John officiating. The burial will be in the parish cemetery. Reception will follow at Branch 83 Legion, Florence.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Tena's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or a charity of one's choice.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at jmjobesfuneralhome@ns.aliantzinc.ca.
7/8/2010

Jones Helen Jones CBP 7/12/2010
Helen Jones

Born in: New Victoria, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed away in: Florence, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 11/07/2010

It is with great sadness that we the family announce the passing of Helen Jones, which occurred Sunday, July 11, 2010 at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney.
Born in New Victoria, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Florence (MacNeil) MacNeil.
Helen was a member of St. Joseph Parish, Bras d'Or. She was employed as a school teacher with the Northside-Victoria District School Board retiring in 1984 after 33 years of service. Helen enjoyed traveling which her and her loving husband 'Mickey' did extensively.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years David 'Mickey' Jones; two daughters, Mary Wendy (Jason) Daley and Jacqueline (Brent) Black-both of Sudbury, Ontario; one sister Margarite Lever-New Waterford; three grandchildren, Amanda, David and Jessie and two great-grandchildren, Emily Ann and Jonathan Alexander.
Besides her parents, Helen was predeceased by a sister Louise Turner and four brothers, James, Malcolm, John and Francis.
There will be no visitation by request. Cremation has taken place. A funeral mass will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at St. Joseph Church, Bras d'Or with Fr. Jake Andrea officiating. Burial to follow in the Parish Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Francis Funeral Home, Sydney Mines.
Expressions of Sympathy may be sent to: d.francis@ns.sympatico.ca.
Memorial donations in Helen's memory may be made to the St. Joseph Church Cemetery Fund.
7/11/2010 New Victoria
Jardine Matthew Jardine CBP 8/6/2010
Matthew Jardine

Passed away in: Black Faulds, Alberta, Canada
Passed away on: 26/07/2010

Family and friends are welcome to join us at the St. James Cemetery, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, for a memorial service for the late Matthew Jardine, who passed away July 26, 2010 in Black Faulds, Alta.
Matthew was the beloved son of Lloyd and Shirley (MacRae) Jardine; father of Allison; beloved brother of Pete and special uncle to Xavier; grandson of Donald and Alice Jardine (deceased), Harry MacRae (deceased), Winnie MacRae.
The service will be lead by Pastor Lloyd Steeves.
7/26/2010

Jala Tom Jala CBP 8/6/2010
Tom Jala

Born in: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Born on: 16/05/1934
Passed away in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 05/08/2010

Thomas Michael Jala, 76, of Sydney, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010, with his family at his side.
Tom left us with the wish that he wanted all to know he had lived a rewarding and interesting life.
Born May 16, 1934, in Winnipeg, Man., he was predeceased by his parents, Nellie (Wyrozub) and Peter Jala.
Tom is survived by his wife, Mary (Milburn) and sons, David (Elaine) and Michael. He also leaves behind in-laws, Michael and Inga Milburn and Jack and Ann Billard and by his Milburn nephews, Michael, Douglas, Tim, Christopher and Ned and all of their families. And, by his Billard nieces, Janey (Proskow) and Krista (Gross) and their families. He is also remembered by special family friend, Kim O'Shaughnessy. He is also survived by the Ontario side of his family, sister, Helen and her sons, Richard, Kenny and Brian.
Tom spent his early childhood in Winnipeg, Kelowna, Vancouver and Saskatoon, where he was immersed in the Ukrainian culture of Western Canada. His parents relocated to Toronto where he spent his teenage years.
Tom became a skilled welder and on later summer trips to Toronto would show his family the skyscrapers he had helped to build.
During his 20s, he became active as a trade unionist and toiled with his trademark determination in the fight for workers' rights. His lifelong dedication to worker safety would become part of his legacy.
It was during his years in the 'movement' that Tom met Mary Milburn of Glace Bay. Tom and Mary spent a number of years in Europe, notably in Hungary, and he helped organize the 1962 international festival of the World Federation of Democratic Youth in Helsinki, Finland, where son, David Peter was born. One of Tom's proudest moments was escorting the first man in space, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, around festival events.
Upon returning to Canada, his second son, Michael William, was born in Toronto. In 1968, the family moved to Cape Breton where Tom worked as a welding instructor at the old Eastern Institute of Technology. Settling in Sydney, Tom finished high school and earned a bachelor of arts, a bachelor of education and a masters degree, all from St. Francis Xavier University. He wore his 'X' ring proudly.
Tom went on to work at the College of Cape Breton during which time he developed training and safety programs for Cape Breton coal mines. His new niche in training led to a stint as superintendent of training with Suncor in Fort McMurray. Tom then established performance-based training systems through which he worked as a training consultant on numerous projects with companies like Suncor, Canada Post, BP, Parks Canada and VIA Rail. His last job was as the head of training with Nova Scotia Power Corp.
His working days came to an abrupt end in 1999 when Tom was diagnosed with a very rare tumour on his spine which led to life-saving surgery in Boston. Tom was left with limited mobility, but never lost his will and determination.
He enjoyed Thursday night sessions with his friends of the Ashby Bridge Club and the odd night out at the casino. Indeed, he survived almost two years after being diagnosed with a brain tumour. He finally succumbed after an incredible fight.
The family would also like to thank all his friends and caregivers who made things easier over the difficult times. Appreciation is also extended to the staff at Cape Breton Regional Hospital and Waterford Heights, and special thanks to Dr. Murdock Smith and Dr. Peter Littlejohn.
Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6. 2010. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 7, 2010, both in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, Sydney.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any charity of choice.
Condolences may be sent to www.twcurry.com.


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8/5/2010 Winnipeg 16/05/1934
Jamieson Marie 'Wee-Wee' Jamieson  CBP 9/21/2010
It is with broken hearts and deep sadness that we announce the passing of a beautiful mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Marie 'Wee-Wee' Jamieson, age 74.Marie a long time resident of International Street, Glace Bay, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010, at Seaview Manor, Glace Bay where she had been a resident for the past 2 1?2 years. Born in Glace Bay on April 27, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Augustus 'Gus' and Catherine 'Kay' (Wilson) Slade and a former member of St. Anthony's Church, Glace Bay.Marie was an employee of Highland Fisheries, working at the Glace Bay processing plant for more than 20 years. She loved playing darts and played with a league at the Royal Canadian  Legion Branch 2, Reserve Mines, where she was also a member of their ladies auxiliary. Marie was a very pleasant, lovable and kindhearted person, who never had a bad word to say about  anyone. 'Wee-Wee' will be sadly missed by her daughter, Colleen (John Hurley), Glace Bay; sons, Ray, Glace Bay, Jimmy, Ontario, Stephen (Michelle Stevenson), Glace Bay, John (Oksana), Ontario;  brothers, John (Betty), Ontario, Joey, Halifax, Charles 'Chickie', Glace Bay, Stevie (Mary), Glace Bay; sisters, Lorraine 'Lollie' (Ray) MacPherson, New Waterford, Patricia 'Patsy' (Bert) Fraser,  Glace Bay; grandchildren, Stephen, Barry, Katherine, Mitchell, Randy, J.D, Michael and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Raphael 'Ray' Jamieson (1993), and a brother, Jim. Visitation for Marie will be held Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. A funeral mass will be celebrated 2 p.m.  Thursday in St. Anthony's Church, Glace Bay with Fr. Norman MacPhee officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery, with a luncheon to follow in the church hall. All are welcome.  Donations in Marie's memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society or a charity of choice.    9/18/2010 Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada  27/04/1936 
Janega Love 'Lovie' Bridgette Janega  CBP 9/27/2010
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Love 'Lovie' Bridgette Janega, Prince Street, Sydney, age 83. She passed peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at the Port  Hawkesbury Nursing Home, Sept. 26, 2010. Lovie was born in New Waterford, N.S., and was the daughter of the late Barney and Ida (Tighe) Ryan. She was a caring, hard working, strong valued mother and wife who enriched the lives of her friends and family. Lovie had favorite sayings, those who knew her well know exactly what eachMeant and that they were always shared with humour and love. She was a lifetime member of St. Theresa's parish, Sydney, where she was a choir member for many years as she loved to sing  even in her late years. Her most enjoyable times were spent with John, her boys and their families around her holiday dinner table, saying she was blessed with four great girls in the wives of  her sons. She adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, making memories in her loving care, humour and sharing her beliefs. Her name said it all, even in her last days she ended every sentence with an "I love you", we will all miss her and cherish our memories. She was survived by her four sons and their families, Joseph (Carolyn), Tara (Matt), Graham, Katie (Chris), Joey and Leslie, Port Hawkesbury, N.S., John (Linda), Troy (Tanya), Jeremiah and  Carla, Sydney, N.S., Bernie (Theresa), Nadine (Chris), Matthew and Jillian, Sydney, N.S., Rick (Estelle), Austin, Avery and Hannah, Bedford, N.S. She is also survived by four sisters, Vange  Gaudette, Delores Fraser, Marilyn Ryan and Shirley MacNeil. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 51 years, John J. Janega, they resided at 797 Upper Prince St., Sydney, N.S., by her brothers, Barney, Herman, Jerry, Terrance, Greg, Lucius  and Tony and sisters, Peg (Lynch), Tesse (MacLean), Ida (Coady) and Vicki (MacDonald). A heartfelt thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff at the Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home, Strait Richmond Hospital, to Mildred, Susan and Louella and those who cared so lovingly for her in  her late years. Visitation services will be held at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, 12-1 p.m. Funeral service will take place Wednesday at St. Theresa's Church,  Whitney Avenue, Sydney, at 2 p.m. Donations can be made in her honour to St. Theresa's, Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home, Strait Richmond Hospital, Leave Out Violence (LOVE) Halifax.   9/26/2010 New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Canada 
Janes Israel 'Izzy' Janes CBP 9/7/2010
Israel Janes passed away in the MacGillvary Guest Home with his family by his side on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010. He was a son of the late Israel and Jessie (Mercer) Janes. Izzy was a longtime resident of the MacGillvary Guest Home in Sydney where he made many friends. He was a humble and spiritual man and his passion for life was his steady commitment to his family and loved ones. He was a veteran of the Second World War from 1939-45, and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, branch No. 128, Whitney Pier. Izzy was also a passionate dart player. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Izzy is survived by children, Wayne, Sharon (Bob) Ings, Carol (Francis) MacDow, Elaine (Robert) Chiasson, Jerome (Donna) Forrest, Darlene, Madonna (Bill) Moore; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his loving wife of 57 years, Johanna (Steele), a granddaughter, Arianne Ings, grandson, Stephen Forrest, along with brothers, Llewelyn, Walter, Nathaniel, sisters, Violet Kiley, Alice MacPhee, Beatrice Mackley, Blanche Parsons. Thank you to the staff at the MacGillvary Guest Home for their continued care and kindness throughout the years with which Dad was provided. A special thank you to Fr. Rankin for his kind words and spiritual blessings. Visitation today (Tuesday), 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass at 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Anthony Daniel Church, Rev. Donald MacGillvary officiating with interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Memorial donations may be made to the MacGillvary Guest Home. Online condolences may be made at TWCurry.com. "When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure." 9/4/2010 Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jessome Agnes Jessome  CBP 10/7/2010
Agnes died peacefully at the Palliative Care Unit in Halifax on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010.  Born in Bras d'Or, Cape Breton, Agnes was the daughter of the late Edward and Cassie (MacDougall) Jessome. Agnes leaves behind a special family she loved dearly, brother-in-law, DanielMerlin; nieces, Lynn (Barrie) Romkey, Turks & Caicos, Maryann (Bob) MacMillan, Ottawa; nephews, Brian (Shirley) Merlin, Dartmouth, Dale Merlin, Ottawa, Paul (Yannerys) Merlin, Halifax and a  very special nephew, David (Holly) Merlin, her godson, for his wonderful, gentle care, compassion and dedication. Agnes is also survived by her sisters, Millie Brown, Lynn (Jim) Hines, Pat  Harrietha and brothers, Lonnie, Barry (Deloris) and Don (Sheila).  Agnes was predeceased by her sisters, Peggy Taylor, Josephine Merlin, Claire Jessome and her brothers, Dan, Sandy and Gus.  Agnes also leaves behind many loving nieces and nephews as well as many great and great great nieces and nephews who thought the world of her.  Agnes settled in Halifax and first worked at the dockyard. She later became a buyer in the scarf and glove department at Simpsons and then later the Bay until her retirement.  Agnes was a devote Catholic and a pillar at both St. Agnes parish and St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica.  Agnes enjoyed traveling the world but her greatest joy was visiting her beloved home stead of Mill Creek.  The family would like to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to Dr. Shauna Archibald, Dr. Rebecca DeCoste, The VON, Northwood continuous care and the palliative care unit, for  their unbelievable professional and compassionate care.  To help celebrate her life, a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 8, 2010 at St. Agnes Church (6903 Mumford Road, Halifax). This will be followed by a reception at the parish  hall.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Agnes' memory to the Palliative Care Unit or any charity of your choice.  "God has called her to paradise where she will be taken care of for all time."   10/4/2010 Bras d'Or, Nova Scotia, Canada 
Johnston Norman William Johnston CBP 9/7/2010
Norman William Johnston, B.Com-B.Ed.-M.Ed., of Bedford and formerly of Hebbville and Waterloo, passed away, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at the QE II Health Sciences Centre, VG Site, Halifax. Born in North Sydney, Feb. 17, 1941, he was the son of the late Sandford and Jessie (MacAskill) Johnston. Norman was an educator at East and West Pictou High Schools, St. Mary's District, Guysborough County, founding principal at Park View Education Centre, Bridgewater; and superintendent of the Lunenburg County School Board. He is survived by his wife, Heather MacLeod Johnston; sons, Peter (Kim), Ottawa, Mike (Angela), Yellowknife, Ted (Wanda), Summerside, Steve (Michele), Ottawa; grandchildren, Jacob and Hannah, Ottawa; Braden, Brian, Bailey, Yellowknife; Keith, Leah, Summerside; and Chloe, Ottawa. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, Hwy. 3, Lunenburg. A service to celebrate Norman's life will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at United Memorial Church, 6375 Kaye St., Halifax. Rev. Catherine MacDonald officiating, assisted by Rev. Laurence Mawhinney. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Norm Johnston PVEC Memorial Scholarship Fund, C/O South Shore Regional School Board, 130 North Park St., Bridgewater, B4V 4G9. 9/4/2010 North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada 17/02/1941
Johnston Harriet Marjorie Johnston  CBP 10/12/2010
It is with heavy hearts that we the family announce the passing of Harriet on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, surrounded by her loving family and friends. Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Stella (Black) Johnston. Harriet is survived by her son, Rod (Nancy) Lukeman, P.E.I.; her sisters, Josephine (Clarence) Bennett, Sydney, Anna Fraser, Winnipeg; her grandchildren, Katie, Logan and Nicole, P.E.I.; as  well as many nieces; nephews; and godchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Bobby and Roddy Johnston. Harriet furthered her education by obtaining her social work diploma from Niagara College, a CIM course at UCCB, as well as her Masters degree adult education from St. FX, and later was  employed as the director of Howard House. She enjoyed many activities such as hiking when able, reading, her prayer groups and her special love for gardening. She has touched and inspired many people with her strong spiritual faith and beliefs. Cremation has taken place. A memorial mass will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12 at Immaculate Heart, Mira Road, with Fr. Conrad Edwards officiating. Reception to follow in the parish hall.  Interment will take place in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.   10/9/2010 Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada 
Jessome Michael Jessome Cape Breton Post 10/26/2010
Michael Jessome, 85, of Royal Court, Sydney, passed away Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late Alphonse and Catherine (Doolan) Jessome. Mike was a member of Holy Redeemer parish, Whitney Pier. Many will remember Mike as a daily visitor to the Sydney Shopping Centre where he spent several morning hours with his friends discussing daily topics and passing time in each others  company. He will truly be missed by his long time coffee buddy, Jackie Long. Mike is survived by his twin brother, Bill, Halifax, Roy (Biddy), Sydney, and Roddie (Carmel), Chester, N.S.; sisters, Eleanor George and Delores (Michael) Graham, both of Sydney; sister-in-law,  Lena Jessome and many nieces and nephews. Mike was predeceased by his sister, Mary Neville and brothers, Leo, Phonse Jr. and Aubrey (in childhood). Per Mike's request, there will be no visitation. Funeral mass will be celebrated 11 a.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at Holy Redeemer Church, Whitney Pier, with Rev. Dan MacInnis  officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Holy Redeemer Building Fund, Nova Scotia Lung Association or a charity of your choice. "Rest in peace with your loved ones, for love is truly all that remains".    10/24/2010 Sydney Nova Scotia, Canada  
Jessome Annie Jessome Cape Breton Post 11/10/2010
It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Annie Irene Jessome, age 88, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, of Oshawa, Ont. and formerly of  Coxheath, on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010. Born in St. Peter’s, she was a daughter of the late John Lawrence and Mary Jane (Gracie) Stone. Annie is survived by her only son, Bernie Jessome and his wife, Nancy and lovingly remembered by her grandchildren, Lori, Brian, Mark, Angela, Moya and her great-grandchildren, Kris, Ryan,  Matthew, Ashley, Moya and Jack. She is also survived by her brother, Richard Stone and his wife, Teresa, St. Peter’s and her two sisters, Laura Morrison and Mildred Sampson and her  husband, Ben, St. Peter’s. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Patrick Jessome and her sisters, Mary MacLean and Kay Fedora and brothers, Thomas, John, John, Charlie, Danny, Clarence and Ernie Stone. A funeral mass for Annie will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, at St. Joseph Church, Bras d’Or with Rev. Peter McLeod officiating with burial in St. Joseph Parish Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are  under the direction of W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a Canadian Cancer Society.   11/7/2010 St. Peter's , Nova Scotia, Canada  
Jessome Ian R. Jessome Cape Breton Post 11/16/2010
As Ian Jessome would say, “Love comes in two forms: smiles and tears.”  With heavy hearts we announce the passing of our husband, father, brother, uncle and friend, Ian Jessome. Ian passed away Nov. 8, 2010 at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, surrounded by  family, after a short battle with cancer.  Ian is survived by the love of his life for 27 years, Carol Jessome (Reashor) and his two daughters, Danielle and Krystal. Ian is survived by his brothers and sisters, Barbara, Wayne (Cindy),  Darrell, Earl, Shaun (Shelley), Tena Marie (Dave), Angeline (Lawrence) and Brad.  Besides his parents, Christena and Stephen Francis Jessome, Ian was predeceased by sisters, Patrice and Pamela.  After leaving his hometown of Florence, N.S., he started his new life in Fort McMurray at the age of 17. He made a name for himself working within the oilsands construction industry for 27  years. “Married” to his job, but kept in line by his wife, Ian was constantly on-call and gave many their start in the oilsands industry. The family would like to recognize the many notes of appreciation received from across the country since Ian’s passing. Ian lived life gauged not by stature, nor size — he may not have been a large man but he was a man whose spirit was larger than life. Like his grandfather, Ian was a magnet to all kids,  delighting in the fun and energy they brought to him and he to them, as he was a big kid himself. In any crowd his laugh was contagious. He was known for never hiding an ounce of his  personality, whether that was words of wisdom or his not so subtle nudge to get a rise out of people. In either way it was never meant with malice or anything but the best intent.  A celebration of Ian’s life will be held at St. John’s Church, 5 Hospital St., Fort McMurray, Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at 10 a.m. A reception will follow in the basement of the church.  Messages of condolence may be left at http://ianjessome.inmemoriam.ca.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200-325 Manning Rd. NE, Calgary Alta., T2E 2P5.      11/8/2010 Florence, Nova Scotia, Canada  
Johnson Margaret 'Dr. Granny' Johnson Cape Breton Post 10/19/2010
This is a day of celebration of a beautiful woman's life. Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Dr. Margaret Johnson, passed  away Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.  Born in Barra Head, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Jane (Peck) Paul.  Left to mourn is her only surviving sister, Caroline Gould, We'koqma'q. Also left to mourn the loss are sons, Albert Julian, Gerald Johnson, Gerard (Regina) Johnson, Thomas (Elizabeth), Derek  (Sharon) and Prentice all from Eskasoni and daughters, Joan Marshall, Carol (Russell) Marshall, both from Chapel Island, Lottie Johnson, Elizabeth (Ryan) Paul, Patricia Dennis, Mary C. (Allan)  Googoo, all from Eskasoni. She also had 80 grandchildren, 153 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great grandchildren.  Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husbands, Albert Julian and John T. Johnson. Her children, Arthur Julian, Ralph Julian and Linda Moore and her brothers, William, Teddy,  Peter and John N. Paul; her sisters, Esther Johnson, Sarah Joe, Mary Googoo, Martha Lewis, Annie Tina Paul, and Bridget Ann Basque.  She was an expert in basket making, bead working and sewing and taught these crafts in Eskasoni, N.S., Lennox Island, and Morell, P.E.I., Gesgapegiag, Quebec, Conne River, Nfld. and  surrounding Mi'kmaq communities. She had gone to many craft shows and demonstrations that showed her crafts such as EXPO '67 and The Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC. She  even voyaged from Halifax to New York on a Tall Ship and on arrival she demonstrated her basket making. She was instrumental in keeping the Mi'kmaw culture alive by passing on Mi'kmaq  traditions such as language, prayer, dance, song, and Waltes.  She was a great historian and storyteller. She was the first woman band councillor in Eskasoni. She was on the Native Women Association, Eskasoni School Mi'kmaw Language Elders  Committee, Homemakers Club. She worked at the Mi'kmaw Lodge until she was 93 years old. She was the "Role Model of the Year" from the Eskasoni High school during the school year  2000-01. Eskasoni Fisheries named a fishing vessel "Dr. Granny" in her honour. She received an Honorary Doctorate from St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, in 1994.  She was a foster parent to many children since the 1950s and she continued to care for children up until recently. She was a nurturing mom to many. She will be greatly missed for her humour  and she touched the lives of whoever met her. She will continue to be in many conversations in years to come.  Our mother will rest at the Gabriel Center starting on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010 at 7 p.m. Funeral mass will be on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Church with Fr. Martin  MacDougall officiating.    10/16/2010 Barra Head, Nova Scotia, Canada 
Johnston Clarice Johnston Cape Breton Post 10/25/2010
Clarice Johnston, 85, Glace Bay, passed away Oct. 23, 2010, at Glace Bay Hospital. Forever loved and remembered by daughter, Marilyn Chant (Eric), Milton, Ont.; sons, Blair (Florence) and John Allen (Gladys); special niece, Jeanette Osborne (Bill), Glace Bay, N.S.; sister,  Dorothy Quinton, Barrie, Ont.; 10 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. Clarice was predeceased by her parents, Robert and Mildred Crocker, husband, Francis, daughter, Sharon, granddaughters, Dana, Shelley and Tanya, eight brothers and four sisters. She will be forever in our hearts. Funeral service, directed by Rev. Vernon Reid will take place Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. Patten Funeral Home, Union Street, Glace Bay. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.         10/23/2010
Jones Eric Charles Jones Cape Breton Post 11/1/2010
Eric Jones, 58, of Tower Road, passed away Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at home. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Roderick and Florence (McKinnon) Jones. He is survived by sisters, Helen (Bill) Stone, Halifax, Stella Hanshaw (Keith), Dartmouth, Cindy (David) Kinsman, Dartmouth, Alice Morrison (Tommy), Tower Road; brothers, Leonard (Mary),Lingan, Stanley, Tower Road, Alex (Ann), Tower Road. Eric was predeceased by two brothers, Tom and Clarence. Graveside service will be held Friday, 2 p.m. at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to the Diabetes Association.    10/30/2010 Glace Bay Nova Scotia, Canada  
Joynsen Mary Eagles, Hickman, Joynsen Cape Breton Post 10/29/2010
Mary (Eagles) (Hickman) Joynsen, age 75, passed away peacefully with family at her side.  She was the loving mother to three children, Bell (Frank) Ball, Bruce (Helen) Hickman and Cathy (Max) McPherson. She is also survived by sisters, Evelyn (Francie) Milley, Dora (Mel) Larson,  Muriel (Dennis) Joynsen, Arlene (Brian) Darby and brothers, Bill (Jeanette), Art (Lil), Johnny (Rose), Charlie (Maureen), Richie (Debbie), Paddy (Irene).  She was predeceased by her parents, Nina and Art Eagles; first husband, George; second husband, Lenny; brothers, Frankie and Ray.  She will be sadly missed by her family, many friends and many grandchildren.  Services to take place in Fort Frances, Ont.      10/24/2010 Glace Bay Nova Scotia, Canada  10/07/1935 
Johnson Ronald Johnson CBP 12/4/2010
It is with heavy hearts and great sadness we announce the passing of Ronald Johnson in his 68th year.He will be deeply missed by his loving wife Theresa (Pitchuck) of 41 years; son, Kenneth (Lynn) Pitchuck, Ontario; daughters, Lisa (Dave) Churcher, Alberta and Charlene, Sydney. grandchildren, Tracy (Aiden) Pitchuck-Ozon, Ontario and Amanda (Mark), Sydney; great grandchild, Arianna, Sydney. first cousin, Johnny (Phyllis) Wright, New Brunswick. He will also be missed dearly by many family members and friends.Ron fought a huge battle with a positive attitude and his great sense of humor. His strength and courage was second to none. May You Rest in Peace.In respect of Ron's wishes, there will be no funeral service and his body will be donated to science. If friends and family so desire, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society 12/1/2010 15/09/1942
Joe James Joseph Joe CBP 12/6/2010
James Joseph Joe, 62, of Membertou passed away Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, at home.Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late John and Lillian (Marshall) Joe.He was a member of St. Ann's and St. Anthony Daniel parish, Sydney.He will be remembered for his sense of humour and his sarcasm in which everyone knew him best. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.He is survived by his daughters, Elaine (Edward James), Terri'Anne, Amanda, Annie; sons, Everett (Lynne) and Dion (Christina); sister, Sussie Jane Stevens; brothers, Charlie, Dana and Keith; a grandson, Brett Joe; two very special people, Florence Johnson and Mary V. Francis; many nieces, nephews and godchildren.Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters, Evelyn, Margaret and Dolena in infancy and a brother, Donald Gorden.Visitation for James will start after 5 p.m., today at the family home 140 Membertou St., Membertou. Funeral mass will be Wednesday, Dec. 8 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Anthony Daniel Church with Fr. Donald MacGillivary officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.Online condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.TWCurry.com. 12/3/2010 Sydney
Jackson Mary Edith 'Edie' Jackson CBP 12/19/2010
Passed away Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, at the Seaview Manor Home for Special Care where she had been residing.She was the daughter of the late Michael and Veronica (Johnson) Donahue. She was a longtime faithful member of St. Anthony's parish and St. Anne's Sodality when it was active.For a period of time she resided at the Valley View Seniors Complex and she enjoyed her years of camaraderie and singing with the Glace Bay Coal Town Chorus. Edie was identified with many community activities and earned the respect, admiration and affection of all those with whom she came in contact. She was a loving mother to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.She is survived by her daughters, Eileen (Douglas Fisher), Fall River, N.S., Beverly Jackson, Dartmouth, N.S.; grandchildren, Joleen (Jim Orr), Halifax, Dr. Brenda Baird, Ottawa, Ont., Tom Tkach, Toronto, and Joel (Maria) Tkach, Vancouver, B.C.; great-grandchildren, Daniel Orr and Tyler MacIntyre. She is also survived by her loving sister, Thelma Howley; and brother, Harold Donahue, Glace Bay; many nieces and nephews and her special friend, Joyce McKenzie, Glace Bay.She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas 'Tommy' Jackson, daughters, Joan Brufatto and Bernice Jackson, two grandsons at birth and Donahue brothers, John, Gordon, Leo, Michael, Edgar and Francis.Special thanks to the staff at Seaview Manor for their wonderful care and kindness to our mother over the years.A memorial Christian farewell service will be conducted in the chapel at Curry's Funeral Home, Glace Bay, on Tuesday, Dec. 28 at 11 a.m. with Fr. Norman MacPhee officiating. Interment will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery.Condolences may be sent to jmcurry@ns.sympatico.ca.Family flowers only please. 12/19/2010 Glace Bay
Jackson Mary Edith 'Edie' (Donahue) Jackson CBP 12/27/2010
Passed away Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, at the Seaview Manor Home for Special Care where she had been residing.Born in Louisbourg, and raised in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Veronica (Johnson) Donahue.She was a long time faithful member of St. Anthony's parish and St. Anne's Sodality when it was active. For a period of time she resided at the Valley View Seniors Complex and she enjoyed her years of camaraderie and singing with the Glace Bay Coal Town Chorus. Edie was identified with many community activities and earned the respect, admiration and affection of all those with whom she came in contact. She was a loving mother to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.She is survived by her daughters, Eileen (Douglas Fisher), Fall River, N.S., and Beverly Jackson, Dartmouth, N.S.; grandchildren, Joleen (Jim Orr), Halifax, Dr. Brenda Baird, Ottawa, Ont., Tanya MacIntyre (Lance Lickfold), Mallorca, Spain, Chantal MacIntyre, Waterloo, Ont., Tom Tkach, Toronto, and Joel (Maria) Tkach, Vancouver; great-grandchildren, Daniel Orr and Tyler MacIntyre. She is also survived be her loving sister, Thelma Howley, and a brother, Harold Donahue, Glace Bay; many nieces and nephews and her special friend, Joyce McKenzie, Glace Bay.She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas 'Tommy' Jackson, daughters, Joan Brufatto and Bernice Jackson, two grandsons at birth and Donahue brothers, John, Gordon, Leo, Michael, Edgar and Francis.Special thanks to the staff at Seaview Manor for their wonderful care and kindness to our mother over the years. A memorial Christian farewell service will be conducted in the chapel at Curry's Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Glace Bay, Tuesday, Dec. 28 at 11 a. m. with Fr. Norman MacPhee officiating. Interment will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery.Family flowers only please.Condolences may be sent to jmcurry@ns.sympatico.ca. 12/19/2010 Glace Bay
Jackson Millie (Robinson) Jackson CBP 1/4/2011
Millie (Robinson) Jackson

Born in: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed away in: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada Passed away on: 03/01/2010

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother, Millie Jackson, 91, formerly of Seaview Street, Glace Bay, and a resident the past six years of Seaview Manor. Millie passed away Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at the Glace Bay Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born in Glace Bay she was the daughter of the late Tim and Annie (Bernard) Robinson. Millie was a faithful follower of the church. At one time she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Holy Cross Church, Glace Bay. She enjoyed her Saturday outings shopping for Christmas all year round. She was happiest in her kitchen surrounded by her family. Millie was known for her love of the country and spent many summers in Mira. Millie will be sadly missed by her daughters, Yvonne (Al), Glace Bay, Janet (Gerry), Ottawa, Donna, Glace Bay, Trish, Glace Bay sons, Barry (Linda), Sydney, and Ronnie (Phyllis), P.E.I. Also surviving are 14 cherished grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild. Besides her parents, Millie was predeceased by her husband, Lovey Jackson, brother, John Robinson, sisters, Sadie Bliss and Grace MacDonald. Visitation for Millie Jackson will be held Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. A funeral mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Thursday at Holy Cross Church, Glace Bay, with Fr. Norman MacPhee officiating. Interment will be at St. Anne's Cemetery, Glace Bay. In lieu of flowers, donations in Millie's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society. Online condolences to the Jackson family are available through www.vjmcgillivray.ca.
1/3/2010 Glace Bay
Joe Francis Joe CBP 1/11/2011
Francis Joe

Born in: Boston, Massachusetts, United States Born on: 22/09/1960

Passed away in: Eskasoni, Nova Scotia, Canada Passed away on: 08/01/2011

We regret to announce the passing of Francis Gabriel Joe on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Boston, Mass. On Sept. 22, 1960, he was the son of the late Gabriel and Mary Ellen (Pierro) Joe. He was a member of Holy Family parish, Eskasoni. Francis worked in many places, steel work and welding Jobs in Ontario. He also was a past graduate of Patrick's Business College in Sydney as was currently attending Una'ma'ki Education Centre in Eskasoni. He was also a janitor for the Eskasoni Elder Centre. Francis is survived by his wife of 23 years, June (Smith) Joe his stepsons, Jose (Donna), Afton, Johnny and Angelo, both of Eskasoni one stepdaughter, Marian Nicholas, Indian Brook grandchildren, Savannah, Annie Marie, Joel, Eric great-granddaughter, Cortisha brothers, Roddie, Bobby (Linda), both of Eskasoni, Lloyd (Marlene), Guelph, Ont. And John, Fredericton, N.B. aunt Susie Jane Stevens, Eskasoni his nieces, nephews and many cousins and his godfather, Noel Joe Gould, Waycobah. Also left behind is his loyal and lovable pet friend Bingo (Baby). He was predeceased by two brothers, Ricky and Jimmy and by his godmother, Pauline Gould. The late Francis Joe will be waked at the residence of the home of Viney Sapier, 4686 Shore Rd., Eskasoni on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011 after 7 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Jan. 15 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Martin MacDougall officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Online condolences to www.twcurry.com.
1/8/2011 Boston, MA
Jones Stanley Jones CBP 1/4/2012
Stanley Jones
Back to Cape Breton Post

Passed on: December 30th, 2011

A graveside service, for the late Stanley Jones, who passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, will be held (today) Wednesday 3 p.m. at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, with Rev. Donald MacGillivray officiating.
12/30/2011

Johnston N. Edward Johnston CBP 4/19/2011
N. Edward Johnston (Died April 17, 2011)

April 19, 1924 - April 17, 2011

Edward Johnston died at his home in Kemptville, Ontario, on April 17th after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Mary (Mamie) Johnston, six children and their spouses and nine grandchildren: Mary [Albert Dufresne] of Stittsville, ON Michael [Katherine and sons Ormond and Brandon] of Sydney, N.S. Karen [ Rob Filipkowski and son Ben] of Burns Lake, BC Bernadette [ Tom Edwards and children Connor and Alyson] of Carleton Place, ON Ormond [ Linda and children Hannah and Michael] of Oxford Mills, ON Katherine [ Ken Storen and children Kate and Devin] of Barrhaven, ON.

Edward was born in Sydney, NS in April 1924. He served in the Canadian Army, Grenadier Guards, in World War II. On his discharge in 1946 he returned to Sydney where he went to work with DOSCO's steel plant. Active in his union, Local 1064 of the United Steelworkers of America, he served on education committees and as an executive officer. He was President of the Cape Breton Labour Council for five terms and the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour for six consecutive terms. In 1964 he joined Canadian Labour Congress, as Representative, in its Sydney office. In 1970 he moved to Moncton as Atlantic Regional Director of Organization and in 1975 he was appointed National Director of Organization for the CLC in Ottawa. He retired in 1988.

During his years in Sydney, Edward was actively engaged in service though civic organizations, educational ventures and in development of social and community programs. He was elected Alderman for seven terms and was an officer of the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities. Ed was frequently appointed as an adviser to the Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland Governments on matters related to labour and municipal government issues.

Edward was a founding member and Co-Chairman of the Nova Scotia Joint Labour-Management Study Committee associated with Dalhousie University's Institute of Public Affairs. For his contribution to civic life and leadership in organized labour, he holds honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from Dalhousie University and St Francis Xavier University.

In retirement he remained active in industrial relations as well as social and political activities. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Kemptville.

Visitation at Grant Brown Funeral Home Rolston Chapel, 805 Prescott St, Kemptville on Wednesday, April 20th from 2 to 4pm and 7 to 9pm. Funeral and interment will be held at a later date in Sydney, Nova Scotia. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Kemptville District Hospital or the charity of one's choice.
4/17/2011 Sydney in 1924
Jillette William Robert 'Bob' Jillette CBP 1/31/2011
William Robert 'Bob' Jillette

Born in: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed away in: Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada Passed away on: 24/01/2011

We the family of William Robert 'Bob' Jillette regret to announce his passing on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, at his residence in Miramichi, N.B. He served in the army during the Korean War, and continued for another 26 years with the Armed Forces. As well, he was a very talented musician and carpenter. He also enjoyed spending time using his computer. Devoted husband of Daisy (nee Griffin) of 60 years loving father of 10 children, Marie (Steve) Golding of Caledon, Ont., Lorraine (Rick) Rutter of Vegreville, Alta., Bob (Lise) Jillette of Ottawa, Ont., David (Rose) Jillette of Port aux Basques, N.L., Susan Jillette (Peter den Dikkenboer) of Rigaud, Que., Mary Mailman and partner (Allan Violette) of Lethbridge, Alta., Tom (Audrey) Jillette of Winnipeg, Man., Anthony Jillette and partner (Theresa Piovesan) of Halifax, N.S., Louis Jillette and fianc?e (Andrea Gloor) of Ottawa, Ont., Lisa Dawson of Springhill, Fla., USA. Dear grandfather of 10 grandsons and three granddaughters and great-grandfather of five great-grandchildren. Survived by sisters, Shirley, Mae and Jean and brother, Chesley, Glace Bay, N.S. Predeceased by sister, Florence and brother, Jim. A memorial service will be held at a future date in Glace Bay, N.S. Cremation to take place in Campbellton, N.B. Arrangements under the direction of Maher's Funeral Home, Miramichi, N.B. If desired, donations in Bob's memory may be made to the Diabetes Association.
1/24/2011 Glace Bay
Jackson Anna Maria Jackson CBP 2/3/2011
Anna Maria Jackson

Born in: Holland, Netherlands

Passed away in: Ingonish, Nova Scotia, Canada Passed away on: 31/01/2011

It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, announce the passing of Anna Maria Jackson on Monday, Jan. 31, 2011, at Buchanan Memorial Hospital, Neils Harbour. Anna was born in Holland on July 15, 1927, and immigrated to Canada in 1952. She worked at both the Sydney City Hospital and St. Rita Hospital in Sydney. Anna is survived by her son, Leo (Cathy) Vanderwyst, Ingonish daughters-in-law, Pat Vanderwyst, Sydney, and Susan Reid, British Columbia her sister, Nellie, Holland as well as many nieces and nephews. Oma was dearly loved by her six grandchildren, Suzanne, Rick, Crystal, Barbie, Nicky and Andrew five great-grandchildren stepdaughters, Linda (A.G.) Sams, Mary Sue (Gladstone) MacKinnon and five step-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Anthony Vanderwyst, her second husband, Alfred Jackson and her sons, Peter Vanderwyst and Frank Vanderwyst. A celebration of Anna's life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at 1 p.m. in the United Church in Ingonish, with Rev. Margie Wood officiating. Memorial donations in Anna's memory may be made to the palliative care unit, Buchanan Memorial Hospital, Neils Harbour. Words of comfort may be sent to the family at jmjobesfuneralhome@ns.aliantzinc.ca.
1/31/2011 Holland, Netherlands
John Donald John CBP 4/28/2011
Donald John, BA, CLU, LL.D (Hon) MacLean

Born In: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada Born On: 30/03/1922

Passed Away In: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Passed Away On: 24/04/2011

Don passed away after a short illness April 24, 2011, surrounded by his loving family at North York General Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, N.S., March 30, 1922, he was the son of the late Donald John (Danny) MacLean and Edith Grant MacLean. He is survived by his much loved and devoted wife of 57 years, Suzanne (Somerville) and three adored daughters, Heather (Jim Appleton), Marg (Brian Carlson) and Allison (Stewart Morrison). He is also survived by his seven grandchildren that he loved dearly, Ian (Katie), Sarah and Rebecca Appleton, Connor and Emily Smith, Cameron and Spencer Morrison. He was patiently awaiting the birth of his first great-grandchild in June. He is survived by his brothers and sisters in-law, Drs Glasier and Jo Somerville, Jan and Rod Ainsworth, and four nieces and ten nephews. He was predeceased by brothers Grant and Roy MacLean, and sister Jean MacDonald. After completing his high school education in June of 1940, he joined the Canadian Army and for the next five and a half years served in Canada, the United Kingdom and Northwest Europe. He attended Mount Allison University where he was an honour student and an outstanding athlete, excelling in hockey, football and track and field. In 1949, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics. Upon graduation he joined the Prudential Assurance Company of England in Montreal and moved to Toronto shortly after. In 1954, he became a Chartered Life Underwriter. Don was awarded the John A. Tory Gold Medal for having secured the highest marks in all of Canada. He was a life member of the Million Dollar Round Table and held many offices including the National President of the Life Underwriters of Canada. In 1976, Don was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Ontario Lottery Corporation and also served as the Chairman. His other interests led him to serve in such positions as a Trustee at the Art Gallery of Ontario and St. John's United Church. His passion for politics led him to join the Albany Club in his first year in Toronto and he served on the Board for many years and was the club's President for two years. He was actively involved with the Conservative party since his university days, where he served as Prime Minister of mock parliament. He was elected a member of the Board of Directors of Mount Allison Federated Alumni and served as its President. Don was very active member of the Mount Allison Board of Regents and became chairman of the board in 1982. He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Mt. Allison in May 1986. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to St. John's United Church or the Palliative Care Unit of the North York General Hospital.
4/24/2011 Glace Bay
Johnston Rebecca Lee Johnston CBP 5/2/2011
Rebecca Lee Johnston

Born In: River Ryan, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed Away In: River Ryan, Nova Scotia, Canada Passed Away On: 28/04/2011

On April 28, 2011, our little angel, Rebecca Lee Johnston, was called to heaven. She was the daughter of Edward Johnston and Bernadette Joan Sharpe, River Ryan. Rebecca is survived by maternal grandparents, Billy and Brenda Sharpe, New Waterford paternal grandmother, Cavell Johnston sister, Rhianna Monica Johnston aunts, Maureen Johnston and Elizabeth Johnston of Florence uncle, Brian (Jen) Sharpe and their daughter, Dakota, New Waterford. She was predeceased by maternal great-grandparents, Harold and Agnes Sharpe and Gordon and Mary Peckham paternal great-grandparents, Malcolm and Ann Kempt. A private visitation and funeral service for immediate family members only will be held at V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery, Scotchtown. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at:www.vjmcgillivray.ca. We would like to express our sincere thanks to Joan, Anne-Louise and Laura for their support and care in our time of need. Also, to the staff at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Labour and Delivery Unit, especially nurse Aggie, who helped us through this difficult time.
4/28/2011 River Ryan
Jenson Thomas Latham Jenson CBP 5/10/2011
Thomas Latham Jenson

Passed Away In: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Passed Away On: 05/05/2011

Thomas Latham Jenson, passed away May 5, 2011, surrounded by his loved ones. Tom was the son of Anna Jenner and the late Commander L.B. (Yogi) Jenson. Tom is survived by his mother, Anna Jenner stepmother, Alma Jenson his spouse, Calandra brother, Lynn (Helen) sister, Sarah children, Luke (Brittany) and Jesse Lee (Jason), and their mother, Annalee as well as daughter, Molly, and her mother, Jean grandchildren, Drake and Isabelle nieces, Bridget and Kate. Besides his father, Tom was predeceased by his stepfather, Commander Stephen Jenner, and his nephews, Ben and Sam. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Sunday, May 15, at Cruikshank's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Donations may be made to the Salvation Army Centre of Hope. Online condolences may be made at www.cruikshankhalifaxfuneralhome.com. Tom's children will be forever grateful for the loving care he received from Calandra and would also like to extend a sincere thank you to all of the various health-care professionals who assisted in making it possible for Tom to remain in the comfort of his own home throughout his difficult battle.
5/5/2011

Jerrett Alma (Jessome) Jerrett CBP 5/21/2011
Alma (Jessome) Jerrett   Born In: Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada Born On: 26/08/1959   Passed Away In: Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada Passed Away On: 19/05/2011   It is with great sadness that we announce the  passing of our dear wife, mother, sister and  friend, Alma Jerrett, 51, on Thursday, May 19,  2011, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital,  surrounded by family and friends. Born in Sydney Mines on Aug. 26, 1959, Alma was  the daughter of the late Hilbert and Viola  (Rasmussen) Jessome. She was an adherent of St.  Pius X parish, Sydney Mines. Alma graduated from Memorial High School in 1977  and Acadia University in 1981. After university,  mom began working at Northside General Hospital  and Harbour View Hospital for many years, making  countless friends along the way. She enjoyed  reading, weekend adventures to Cheticamp and  Mabou, and spending time with her friends and  family and was actively involved in the Cursillo  and Challenge movements as well as her parish St.  Pius X. Her strong faith and prayer life was a  very important part of her, and has sustained her  family through many difficult times. Alma put a  great deal of effort in helping people to trust,  and brightened the lives of all those around her. Alma is survived by her loving husband of 28  years, Terry Jerrett; her sons, Jeff (Halifax)  and Brett, at home; brother, Simon (Marilyn)  Jessome, Ross Ferry; sisters, Doreen Slade,  Sydney; Ann (Robert) Selfridge, Kentville;  Phyllis (Wilson) Mansfield, Sydney Mines; Judy  (Earl) Laffin, Pictou; brother-in-law, Dennis  Crosby; sister-in-law, Margaret Jessome;  parents-in-law, Harry and Nerta Jerrett, as well  as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and  friends. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her  brother, Joseph 'Bun' Jessome; sisters, Mildred  and Emma Crosby and brother-in-law, Seward  (Sonny) Slade. Visitation for Alma Jerrett will be held in the  J.M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney  Mines, on Sunday, May 22, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A  celebration of her life will take place on Monday  at 10 a.m. in St. Pius X Church, Sydney Mines,  with Fr. Ajit Kerketta officiating. Interment  will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Sydney Mines. In lieu of flowers, donations in Alma's memory  may be made to the St. Pius X Roof Fund. Words of  comfort may be sent to the family at  jmjobesfuneralhome@ns.aliantzinc.ca "Faith is being sure of what we hope for and  certain of what we do not see." Hebrews 11:1   5/19/2011 Sydney Mines, On: 26/08/1959
Jabalee Michael Jabalee CBP 6/16/2011
It is with great sadness and deepest regret we, the family, announce the sudden passing of our loving and wonderful father at home on Tuesday, June 14, 2011. Born in Ottawa Brook, on March 28, 1928, he was the son of Michael and Anne (nee Deveau) Jabalee. Michael was a loving and caring father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend who will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He was a very loving father who was devoted to his children and family, especially to his special son, Peter. He was a businessman in North Sydney, for almost 60 years, starting off by working with his uncles in a grocery store and clothing store, before starting his own restaurant business, “The Coffee Pot.” Later opening up another business, “The Handy Andy,” which he operated for almost 35 years, and later on a tire store. Besides Michael being a devoted family man, his other love was harness racing. He traveled the Maritimes with his father since he was a young boy, to various race tracks and his passion for horses and harness racing stayed with him until the end. He was a third degree member of the Knights of Columbus Fr. William Kiely Council 5109, and a member of St. Joseph parish, North Sydney. There weren't too many people around the Northside area that didn't know Michael and his love of telling stories and also the great knowledge and history of North Sydney. Michael is survived by his loving children, Paul (Amanda) Jabalee, with whom he resided in Groves Point, George (Laura) Jabalee, Groves Point, Anne (Richard) Walsh, North Sydney and Peter Jabalee, New Waterford. He is also survived by his two sisters, Mona (nee Jabalee) Siepierski, Sydney Forks and Brenda Colburn, North Sydney; his grandchildren, Kassandra, Christina, Ainsley, Mitchell and Michael. He was predeceased by his parents, Michael and Anne Jabalee; his wife, Gloria (nee Mehanna) and sisters, Shirley Jabalee and Suzanne Serroul. Visitation for Michael will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today (Thursday), in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral mass will be held 2 p.m. Friday, at St. Joseph Church North Sydney, with Rev. Jake Andrea officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the N.S. Heart and Stroke Foundation or any charity. Online Condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com. 6/14/2011 Ottawa Brook, Nova Scotia, Canada Born: March 28th, 1928
Jackson Dorothy Annette Jackson CBP 10/5/2011
It is with deep regret, we the family, announce the peaceful passing of Dorothy Annette Jackson on Oct. 4, 2011 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Lou and Donalda (Smith) MacMullin. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Jackson She is survived by her sons, Brent (Kelly) Ont., Scott (Alleysha) New Waterford; daughter, Michelle, Glace Bay; grandsons, Riley and Lucas; sister, Sandra Simm; brother-in-law, Jimmy (Peggy) Jackson; numerous other relatives and friends. Dorothy enjoyed playing ‘bish’, bingo and knitting. She was a dedicated employee of Stream, Glace Bay. There will be no visitation by request. A funeral mass celebrating Dorothy’s life will take place on Friday, Oct. 7, at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony’s Church, Glace Bay. Rev. Norman MacPhee will officiate. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation or a charity of your choice. Online Condolences may be sent to the family at jmcurry@ns.sympatico.ca. 10/4/2011 Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Janssens Margaret Janssens CBP 4/4/2011
It is with sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Margaret Janssens, 91, of Eastern Passage, formerly of New Waterford on April 1, 2011, at Ocean View Manor in Eastern Passage, N.S. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Mary Agnes (Snow) Oliver. In younger years Margaret loved to dance and sing. Margaret also had a great sense of humor and loved to laugh. She will be deeply missed by all her family whom she loved dearly. She is survived by sons, Doug (Sandra), John, Peter (Lidia); daughters, Delores (Frank) and Frances (Murdock); many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Margaret was predeceased by first husband, Peter McFarland, second husband, Oscar Janssens, brothers, Hughey James Oliver, John Oliver, sister, Frances Gordon, infant daughter, Linda, daughter, Mary, son, George. Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 5 from 12-2 p.m. with a funeral service immediately following, both at V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford, with Rev. Duncan Roach officiating. Burial will be held in Union Grove Cemetery, Scotchtown, after the service. Family flowers only by request. Donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.vjmcgillivray.ca. The family would like to thank the third floor staff , Dr. Nowlan and Dr. Linda Gagnon at the Manor for their loving and compassionate care for Margaret over the last three years. 4/1/2011 Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jessome Edward Ignatius ‘Naish’ Jessome CBP 10/20/2011
It with great sadness that we announce the passing of our brother, Edward Ignatius ‘Naish’ Jessome, a longtime resident of Bras d’Or. Naish passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at the Northside General Hospital. Born in Mill Creek on Nov. 16, 1919, he was the son of the late William and Mary Ann (Marsh) Jessome. In his early years, he served with the Canadian Army. He later worked in the coals mines and then with Marine Atlantic, from where he retired. He is survived by his longtime companion, Lilly MacLean; his sisters, Marguerite (Carmen) Jamieson, Halifax, Bridget (Robert) Cox, North Sydney, Isabell (James) Taylor, Florence, and Ellen (Ambrose) Penney, North Sydney; his brothers, Reginald (Lillian), Bras d’Or, and Earl (Gertie), Sydney; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son, Michael, brothers, Emmett, William R., Thomas, Dennis, John A., sisters, Madonna Annesty, Mary O’Hanion and Anna LeBlanc. Special thanks to the C.B. Cancer Centre, the staff of 5th floor Northside General Hospital, his family physician, Dr. Knott and to friends and neighbours. There will be no visitation. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, Bras d’Or, with Fr. Peter McLeod officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Francis Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to d.francis@ns.sympatico.ca. 10/18/2011 Mill Creek, Nova Scotia, Canada Born: November 16th, 1919
Jessome Vincent Clarence Jessome CBP 8/2/2011
The death of Vincent Clarence Jessome, 70, of Sydney Mines occurred peacefully Sunday, July 31, 2011, following a courageous battle with cancer, at the Cape Breton Regional Palliative Care Unit. Born Sept. 8, 1940 in Mill Creek, he was the Son of the late Walter and Mary (Laffin) Jessome. Vincent was a member of Immaculate Conception Church. He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Lorraine; children, Michelle, Tammy, Trina and Gerard; brothers, Patty, Lawrence, Tommy, Ivan, Donnie, David, Peter, Paul and Sheldon; sisters, Honey, Joanne and Audrey and their spouses, several grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by brothers, Boe, Gerard and Joseph, and infant sister, Marguerite. Cremation has taken place. A memorial mass to celebrate the life of Vincent C. Jessome will be held Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Sydney Mines, with Fr. Thomas John officiating. Words of comforts may be forwarded to the family at jmjobesfuneralhome@ns.aliantzinc.ca. 7/31/2011 Mill Creek, Nova Scotia, Canada Born: August 8th, 1940
Jessome William Sheldon ‘Brother’ Jessome CBP 12/13/2011
It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our husband, father, grandfather and brother, William Sheldon ‘Brother’ Jessome, of Florence, on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011. Born in Sydney Mines, he was a son of the late Bill and Melvina (MacLeod) Jessome. During his 20 years of retirement, Brother has enjoyed many outdoor activities. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He will be deeply missed by his numerous friends and family. He was a member of St. Stephen Church, Florence. William is survived by his wife, Ginny (Virginia); his daughter, Denise Jessome, Sydney Mines; grandson, Carl Jessome, Ontario; his brothers, Joe (Gail) Jessome, Big Bras d’Or, Billy (Lynn) Jessome, Calgary; sisters, Sis (Dolena) Pye, Florence, N.S., Laura (Donnie) MacDonald, Groves Point, Paulette (Ronnie) Matthews, Halifax, Betty Mugford, Ontario; also by a number of nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Brother was predeceased by his two sons, David and Kenny, a grandson, Stephen and sister, Reno (Sharon) MacInnis, brother-in-law, Cleary (Clarence) Pye and nephew, Joey (Joseph) Morrison. Visitation for Brother will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen Church, Florence, with Rev. Thomas John officiating. A burial will take place in the parish cemetery. A light lunch will be served at the parish hall following the funeral mass. Online Condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com. 12/10/2011 Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jesty Frank Jesty CBP 10/19/2011
The Jesty family is heartbroken to announce the passing of our son, brother, father, uncle and friend, Frank Jesty who passed away Oct 17, 2011 at Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro with his family by his side. He lived and worked much of his adult life in Truro, N.S. and was employed as a prefect for NCNS Netukulimkewe’l Commission. He was the son of Archie and Amelia Jesty of North Sydney, Nova Scotia. He is survived by his son, Frankie Jesty and stepson, Grant Blinkhorn, Hinton, Alta. He is also survived by sisters and brothers, Charlotte (Wayne Green), North Sydney, Cynthia (Walter Finlayson), St. Catharines Ont., Charmaine (Jonathan Toole), North Sydney, Jennifer, North Sydney, Timothy (Amanda Rolfe), Sydney and Derrick, Mount Uniacke, N.S. He is also survived by nieces and nephews, Derrick, Victoria, Alexander, Kenneth, Michael and Paityn. He was predeceased by maternal grandparents, John G. and Bridget Sylliboy and paternal grandparents, Frank and Charlotte Jesty. Cremation has taken place. There will be visitation on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 from 1-9 p.m. at the Gabriel Centre in Eskasoni. A memorial mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Parish Church in Eskasoni at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, with burial to follow. Funeral services will be conducted by Fr. Martin MacDougall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Online Condolences may be made at www.colchestercommunity.com. 10/17/2011

Johnston Florence Mae Johnston CBP 12/31/2011
Florence Mae Johnston of Sydney, Nova Scotia passed away surrounded by family on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 at Hospice Simcoe in Barrie ON., following a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Tarbotvale, Victoria County, Cape Breton, she was the daughter of the late Archie and Margaret (MacPhee) Carmichael of Ben Eoin. Flo was a loving wife and devoted mother and grandmother. She was retired from MacGillivray Guest Home after 25 years of service. She and is survived by her children Stephen (Sharon) Listowel, ON, Laura Leigh (Jim) Flear, Barrie, ON, and William ‘Woody’ (Sheri) Sydney; also her nine grandsons, Anthonie, Kenneth, Gerrit, Shaun, Connor, Logan, Tyler, Mitchell and Bryden. They will greatly miss her kind, gentle and loving ways. She is also survived by her brothers Bernie (Louise), Jack (Margie) and Archie all of Sydney; Rod, Florida and by her sisters Dena (Donald) Johnston, Phyllis (Ron) Youden of Sydney and Carol (Danny) of East Bay; sisters-in-law Charlene, Windsor, ON., and Charmaine, Sydney, ON. Also left to mourn are her many nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly. She always had a warm welcome for those coming home from away. Flo was predeceased by her loving husband William; by her brothers Elmer and Roy; sister Marie and sister-in-law Connie. Visitation for Florence Johnston will be held at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, from 2 -4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony Daniel Church on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Fr. Donald MacGillivary officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Simcoe or to a charity of choice. Online Condolences to www.twcurry.com. 12/28/2011 Tarbotvale, Nova Scotia, Canada
Johnston Edward Johnston CBP 7/21/2011
Edward Johnston died at his home in Kemptville, Ont., on April 17, 2011, after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary (Mamie) Johnston; six children and their spouses and nine grandchildren, Mary (Albert Dufresne), Stittsville, Ont., Michael (Katherine and sons Ormond and Brandon), Sydney, N.S., Karen (Rob Filipkowski and son Ben), Burns Lake, B.C., Bernadette (Tom Edwards and children Connor and Alyson), Carleton Place, Ont., Ormond (Linda and children Hannah and Michael), Oxford Mills, Ont., Katherine (Ken Storen and children Kate and Devin), Barrhaven, Ont. Edward was born in Sydney, N.S., in April 1924. He served in the Canadian Army, Grenadier Guards, in the Second World War. On his discharge in 1946, he returned to Sydney where he went to work with Dosco steel plant. Active in his union, Local 1064 of the United Steelworkers of America, he served on education committees and as an executive officer. He was president of the Cape Breton Labour Council for five terms and the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour for six consecutive terms. In 1964, he joined Canadian Labour Congress, as representative, in its Sydney office. In 1970, he moved to Moncton as Atlantic regional director of organization and in 1975 he was appointed national director of organization for the CLC in Ottawa. He retired in 1988. During his years in Sydney, Edward was actively engaged in service though civic organizations, educational ventures and in development of social and community programs. He was elected alderman for seven terms and was an officer of the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities. Ed was frequently appointed as an adviser to the Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland governments on matters related to labour and municipal government issues. Edward was a founding member and co-chairman of the Nova Scotia Joint Labour-Management Study Committee associated with Dalhousie University’s Institute of Public Affairs. For his contribution to civic life and leadership in organized labour, he holds honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from Dalhousie University and St. Francis Xavier University. In retirement he remained active in industrial relations as well as social and political activities. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Kemptville. Visitation at Grant Brown Funeral Home Rolston Chapel, 805 Prescott St., Kemptville, on Wednesday, April 20 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral and interment will be held at a later date in Sydney, N.S. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Kemptville District Hospital or the charity of one’s choice. For Condolences and on-line guest book please visit www.grantbrownfuneralhome.com. 4/17/2011 Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada Born: April 19th, 1924
Jones Colleen Clara Jones CBP 10/25/2011
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Colleen Clara Jones at the Northside General Hospital on Oct. 23, 2011. Born in Sydney Mines on May 12, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Beatrice (Dove) Moore. Colleen was a mother, grandmother, sister, daughter and a wife, but of all these things, she was a person who knew true love and gave love. She enjoyed swimming, bowling, playing darts and had an amazing green thumb when it came to gardening. Colleen was well known for her Christmas decorating winning three first place, two second places and one third place in the Sydney Mines Christmas decorating contest. She is survived by companion, Bill Kirby; sons, David (Patricia) and Brian, both of B.C.; sister, Betty (Joseph) Bernon, Sydney Mines; granddaughter, Julie Anne Jones; grandson, Christopher William Jones; great-grandson, Owen David Jones; niece, Colleen (Mark) MacPhail; nephews, Shawn (Alana) and Jason (Sue Ann) Bernon; greatnieces, Madalina and Larissa MacPhail. Visitation for the late Mrs. Jones will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27 from Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 28 in Trinity Anglican Church, Sydney Mines, Rev. Peter Rafuse will officiate. Interment in Brookside Cemetery. Donations in Colleen’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Trinity Anglican Church. Online Condolences may be made by visiting www.fillmoreandwhitman.com. She will be so very much missed in this world. Let’s remember her by being one of those people who truly love. 10/23/2011 Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada Born: May 12th, 1934
Julian Gordon Joseph Julian Sr. CBP 4/4/2011
Gordon Joseph Julian Sr., 53, Waycobah First Nation passed away Thursday, March 31, 2011, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late Joe and Philemenia (Augustine) Julian. Gordon worked as a Fishery Guardian for 17 years. He volunteered for many organizations and Pow-Wows. Gordon was very proud of his culture and native traditional ways, respecting his elders. He loved blueberry raking in Maine, fishing for the elders in his community, loved to tell stories and thought a lot of his family in Big Cove, N.B. He was known as “Uncle” and his saying “eh” to many. Gordon is survived by his loving companion of 21 years, Rose Marie Prosper; sons, Gordon Jr., John Sam, Hunter, all of We’koqma’q; daughters, Susan Prosper, Patty Prosper, both of We’koqma’q, Georgette Paul, Eskasoni, Lisa Sack, Bonny Lea Farm, Chester Basin; sisters, Mary Lou Bernard, Indian Brook, Genevive Julian, Big Cove, N.B., Doris Hanscomb, Afton; brother, Stewart Milliea, Boston; seven grandchildren; extended family of Indian Brook, Shubenacadie; foster father, Jay Jay Julian and the late Gudlin Jay; brothers, Gerald ‘Red’, John, Russell, Paul; sisters, Sylvia French, Sandra Julian, Carol ‘Kool Aid’ Paul. He often thought of his godchildren, Patrick Paul, Indian Brook, the late Ryan Toney, Eskasoni and his many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Dale, Edgar, James ‘Jay’, sister, Annabella Peters. He will be resting at the family residence, 230 Subdivision Rd., We’koqma’q, after 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass will be held 11a.m. Thursday in Blessed Kateri Parish, Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, We’koqma’q, Fr. Robert McNeil officiating. Cremation to follow, burial at a later date in St. Anne’s Cemetery, Summerside, Afton. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.haverstocks.com. 3/31/2011 Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
James Benjamin James CBP 10/14/2011
Born in Glace Bay, Benjamin James passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Ben will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will take place at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca. 10/12/2011 Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Johnston Rebecca Lee Johnston CBP 5/2/2011
On April 28, 2011, our little angel, Rebecca Lee Johnston, was called to heaven. She was the daughter of Edward Johnston and Bernadette Joan Sharpe, River Ryan. Rebecca is survived by maternal grandparents, Billy and Brenda Sharpe, New Waterford; paternal grandmother, Cavell Johnston; sister, Rhianna Monica Johnston; aunts, Maureen Johnston and Elizabeth Johnston of Florence; uncle, Brian (Jen) Sharpe and their daughter, Dakota, New Waterford. She was predeceased by maternal great-grandparents, Harold and Agnes Sharpe and Gordon and Mary Peckham; paternal great-grandparents, Malcolm and Ann Kempt. A private visitation and funeral service for immediate family members only will be held at V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery, Scotchtown. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at:www.vjmcgillivray.ca. We would like to express our sincere thanks to Joan, Anne-Louise and Laura for their support and care in our time of need. Also, to the staff at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Labour and Delivery Unit, especially nurse Aggie, who helped us through this difficult time. 4/28/2011 River Ryan, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jardine Wayne A. Jardine CBP 8/15/2012
Wayne Jardine

Passed on: July 6th, 2012

A committal service for the late Wayne A. Jardine who passed away
July 6, 2012 will take place, 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at
Calvin United Church Cemetery, Upper Leitches Creek.
7/6/2012

Joseph Samuel Anthony 'Sam' Joseph CBP 8/18/2012
Samuel 'Sam' Joseph

Passed in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: August 16th, 2012

Sam Joseph, a longtime resident of Cabot Street,
Sydney and Big Pond in the summer, passed away at
Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, after a
brief illness on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012.
In the past few years, Sam made his home at Taigh
Na Mara and most recently Harbourstone.
Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late Habeeb and Sarah (Libbus) Joseph.
Sam was a Second World War veteran who served
overseas and a retiree of Sydney Steel. He was a
member of St. Joseph Syrian Lebanese Society. Sam
was an avid fisherman, hunter, and card player.
He excelled in tarbish, crib and horseshoes.
He is survived by his daughters, Norma (Blair)
McDonald, Big Pond, Sarah (David) Genter, Sydney,
Barbara (Jamie) Masterson, Calgary; son, Richard
(Cheryl), Sydney; sisters, Amelia 'Meme' Sommers,
Sydney, Henriatta Sampson, Halifax and
granchildren Christine, Joseph, Jamie (Janelle)&
Joshua McDonald, Erin & Grace Genter, Sarah &
Leah Masterson, Parnell (Toula), and Meagan
Joseph.
He was predeceased by his wife, Thelma Mary;
brothers, Joe, Aber and David "Dates", and
grandson John McDonald.
Visitation will be held Monday, Aug. 20, 2012
from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Sydney Memorial Chapel.
Funeral mass will take place Tuesday 2 p.m. at
St. Mary's Church, Big Pond, with Rev. Joe Gillis
officiating. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery,
Big Pond.
Memorial donations may be made to the Last Post Fund or Charity of Choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family at
www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or email
sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca.
8/16/2012 Sydney
Johnston Troy Francis Johnston CBP 8/21/2012
Troy Francis Johnston

Born In: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: August 18th, 2012

It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Troy
Francis 'Paco' Johnston, age 35, on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at his
residence in Sydney.
Born in North Sydney, he was the son of Carol Ann 'Sissy'
(Sakalauskas) Johnston.
Troy graduated from Memorial High School and also at UCCB with a
diploma in Social Work and Communications. In earlier years he was
involved with the 562 Cabot Squadron Air Cadets, he also volunteered
with Meals on Wheels and the Aids Coalition. He was a member of St.
Joseph Church, North Sydney, and was a former altar boy. Troy was
always ready to give a helping hand to anyone in need. He was greatly
loved and will be deeply missed and always in our hearts. He was
taken away from us too young.
Besides his mother, Carol Ann, Troy will be deeply missed by his
daughters, Samantha, age 11 and Emily, age 9, whom he loved very much
and were his pride and joy; his stepfather, Michael Yurczszyn; his
stepbrother, Michael and stepsister, Christine Marie Yurczszyn; his
paternal grandmother, Florence Johnston. He will be greatly missed
and loved by his aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
He was predeceased by an infant brother, Kevin Troy Johnston, and his
maternal grandparents, Carl Francis and Georgina Lucy (Penny)
Sakalauskas and his paternal grandfather, Leroy Johnston.
A private family visitation will be held for Troy and a funeral
service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral
Home Chapel, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney, with Rev. Patrick
O'Neill officiating.
Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com.
8/18/2012 North Sydney
Johnston Elizabeth (Kinslow) Johnston CBP 8/23/2012
Elizabeth (Kinslow) Johnston

Born In: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: June 28th, 1941

Passed in: LaPaz, Mexico
Passed on: August 18th, 2012

Today we mourn the loss of our sister Elizabeth 'Betty' Johnston,
after a brave battle with cancer.
Betty passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, in LaPaz,
Mexico, where she had resided with her husband Don since their
retirement.
Born June 28, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Rose
(Lawrence) Kinslow of North Sydney.
Besides her husband Don, Betty is survived by her son, Robert Warren
MacDonald, Vancouver; daughter-in-law, Petra MacDonald;
grandchildren, Fiona and Shane MacDonald of Edmonton; her five
sisters, Thelma (George) McInnis, Barrie, Ont., Joan Byers, Georges
River, Georgie (Angus) Stewart, Linda (John) Ratchford, both of North
Sydney, and Shirley (Joe) LeBlanc, Long Island. She will also be
fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and cousins scattered
across Canada.
Betty was predeceased in December 2009 by her son and our dear
nephew, M. Cpl. Keith Lawrence MacDonald and by our precious aunt
Alice (Lawrence) Guy in February 2011.
A memorial service for our sister will be held Wednesday, Aug. 29,
2012, at the 6:30 p.m. Mass at St. Joseph Church, Archibald Avenue,
North Sydney.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
"We will always be with you - and you with us"
8/18/2012 North Sydney on June 28, 1941
Jackson James Eldridge Jackson CBP 8/23/2012
James Eldridge Jackson

Born In: St. Peter's , Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed in: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: August 21st, 2012

James Eldridge Jackson, 87, St. Peter's, passed Tuesday, Aug. 21,
2012, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney.
Born in St. Peter's, he was the son of the late John and Maude (Crewe) Jackson.
Jim served a highly decorated career with the military, serving in
Korea and numerous peacekeeping missions overseas.
Jim served for many years at all levels of office with the Royal
Canadian Legion branch 47, St. Peter's.
Jim is survived by his only son, Roy (Denise), Alberta; two
grandsons, Jamie and Robert; brother, Ernest, Victoria; and his very,
very dear friend, Mary McLellen, Inverness.
He was predeceased by a brother and two sisters.
He will be sorely missed.
Funeral mass will be offered Friday at 11 a.m. from St. Peter's
Church, St. Peter's, with Rev. Dennis Lamey presiding. Burial to
follow in the parish cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Green's Funeral Home,
Port Hawkesbury.
Messages to the family may be made by visiting www.greensfuneralhome.ca.
8/21/2012 St. Peters
Johnston Elizabeth 'Betty' (Kinslow) Johnston CBP 8/30/2012
Elizabeth 'Betty' (Kinslow) Johnston

Passed on: August 18th, 2012

Elizabeth 'Betty' (Kinslow) Johnston, who passed away Aug. 18, 2012,
was also survived by her stepmother, Martha (Kinslow) Clarke;
stepsisters, Linda MacLeod, North Sydney, Phyllis (Joe) MacLeod,
Leitches Creek; stepbrother, John Phillip MacEachern of Sydney as
well as stepnieces and nephews. Betty was also predeceased by her
brother-in-law, Robert Shepherd in 1993.
8/18/2012

Jockemeck Cecilia Natalie (Demarco) Jockemeck CBP 8/30/2012
Cecilia (Demarco) Jockemeck

Born In: Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: December 5th, 1930

Passed in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: August 27th, 2012

Cecilia passed peacefully into eternal life on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012,
at the age of 81. During her brief illness, Cecilia was never without
a hand to hold, and spent her remaining days surrounded by the love
of many devoted family members and friends.
Born in Sydney Mines on Dec. 5, 1930, Cecilia was the daughter of the
late Nicholas and Mary (Yaffallo) Demarco.
She was an active and dedicated member of St Mary's parish in Sydney,
and lived every day as a shining example of her unwavering goodness
and faith. Her true nature was evident in every bright smile, every
invitation to "stay awhile for something to eat," and every treasured
conversation from the rocking chair of her sun-porch. She was a woman
who truly enjoyed the fellowship of those around her and delighted in
opening her heart and her home to both friends and family alike.
Cecilia could often be found on long walks throughout Whitney Pier
with her close friend Sarah Hayward, or at home in her kitchen with
Nanny, preparing her famous Italian meals for all to share. She loved
snuggling in front of the television with her little cat, Phoebe on
her lap, or knitting the newest patterns of mittens, scarves and hats
for the winter months. Whatever the occasion, you could always count
on a party at the Jockemeck residence, filled with good food, lots of
laughter and the making of fantastic memories.
Left to mourn for this beautiful lady are daughters, Lena (Glenn) and
Frances (Dave); grandchildren, Leah (Brian), Kyle, and Jennifer;
sister, Nora 'Nanny'; brother, Carmen (Ethel May); special friend and
angel, Kathy House, as well as many other family and friends. Cecilia
treasured her family above all else, and we draw strength from the
knowledge that we have a special angel now watching over each of us.
Aside from her parents, Cecilia was predeceased by her loving and
devoted husband, Stanley; brothers Russie and Tony; and sisters Lena,
Rose and Mary.
There will be no visitation as per her request. A memorial mass in
celebration of Cecilia's life will be held at St Mary's Church in
Sydney at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, with Rev. Paul Murphy
officiating.
Special thanks are extended to her sister, Nora 'Nanny' for remaining
Cecilia's life-long best friend, companion of 45 years, and loving
caretaker in recent times. To Dr. Paul Murphy for his exceptional
service and compassion; to the nurses of ambulatory care who put a
smile on her face during every weekly visit; and to the wonderful
women of City Homemakers who tended to her with such heartfelt love
and dignity.
At the request of the family, donations in memory of Cecilia may be
made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Canadian Heart and
Stroke Foundation, or the City Homemakers Service.
"We may shed tears now that she is gone, but we will smile; because she lived."
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca
or e-mail sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca.
8/27/2012 Sydney Mines on Dec. 5, 1930
Jenkins Sarah Geraldine 'Gerry' Jenkins CBP 9/4/2012
Sarah 'Gerry' Jenkins

Peacefully at Souris Hospital on Monday, September 3, 2012 of
Geraldine 'Gerry' Jenkins (nee Mallard)

of Souris, PE, in her 83rd year.
Beloved wife of the late Francis Jenkins.
Resting at the Dingwell Funeral Home in Souris, PE.
Funeral arrangements to be announced later.
Online condolences may be made to www.dingwellfh.ca.
9/3/2012

Jullien Alexander 'Sandy' Jullien CBP 10/1/2012
Alexander 'Sandy' Jullien

Born In: Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed in: Millbrook, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: September 29th, 2012

Alexander 'Sandy' Julien, 95, Millbrook, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at the Mira Long Term Care Centre, Truro. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Chief Joseph and Annie Louise
(GooGoo) Julien. Sandy was a veteran of the Second World War and a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Truro. He was a long-standing member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 6633, Truro, and a Keptin of the Mi'Kmaq Grand Council from 1957 to 2012 for Sipekne'katik. He also served as a councilor for the Millbrook First Nation from 1959
until 1986. In 1992 The Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada was conferred upon Sandy. In 1998 Sandy was made an honourary member of the Windsor Hockey heritage Society. In 2002, Sandy was recognized as a faithful member of the Sacred Heart Mission, Truro. On the occasion of the sesquicentennial of the Archdiocese of Halifax. In 2005, Pte. Alexander Julien was awarded the year of the Veteran Award by Veterans Affairs Canada. He was also given an honorable mention by the House of Commons for his sacrifices and achievements in times of war and peace. In 2010 Sandy was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grand Chief Membertou 400 Mawio'mi Celebrations. He is survived by sons, Joseph of Dartmouth, Joe B. Marshall of Eskasoni, Keith (Theresa) of Millbrook, Derick of Millbrook; daughters, Angeline Paul of Millbrook, Janet Bernard (Woody) of Millbrook; 20 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; sister Madeline Martin of Millbrook; several godchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Martha Francis, daughters, Sandra and Linda, grandchildren, Shawn Paul, Kevin Bannon, Stephen Charles Denny, brothers, Stephen, Frank and two brothers in infancy, sisters, Rachael Marshall, Mary Francis and a sister in infancy. Visitation will take place after 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 at the home of Sandy Julien, 803 Willow St., Millbrook. Funeral service will take place Tuesday at 11 a.m. from the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Millbrook, with Fr. Dariusz Miskowicz officiating. Burial will follow in the Sacred Heart Roman Church Cemetery, Millbrook. Arrangements are under the direction of the Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young St., Truro. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Sandy's obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at www.mattatallvarnerfh.com.
9/29/2012 Truro
Jones Barbara (Penson) Jones CBP 11/9/2012
Barbara Jones (Penson)

Born: June 12th, 1937

Passed on: November 7th, 2012

Barbara passed at Seaview Manor surrounded by her family . Barbara belong to Epworth United Church . She is survived by her husband Hubert Jones, Glace Bay; children Hubert (Gail) Jones, Donna (Tom) Williams, Darrell (Glenda) Jones, and Barbara (Charles) Stewart. She is also survived by several grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters Mary (Chris) Jewitt, Susan (Art) Borden; and brother John (Carla) Penson . Barbara was predeceased by parents John and Martha Penson; sister Jacklynn; and brothers Clarence and John . There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay . Donations may be made in Barbara's memory to the Alzheimers Society . Online condolences may be sent to the family by going to www.pattenfuneral.com . If tomorrow starts without me, and I'm not there to see, If the sun should rise and find your eyes all filled with tears for me;
I wish so much you wouldn't cry the way you did today, while thinking of the many things we didn't get to say . I know how much you care for me, and how much I care for you, and each time that you think of me I know you'll miss me too;
But when tomorrow starts without me, please try to understand, that an angel came and called my name and took me by the hand, and said my place was ready in heaven far above, and that I'd have to leave behind all those I dearly love . But as I turned to walk away, a tear fell from my eye, for all life, I'd always thought I didn't want to die . I had so much to live for and so much yet to do . It seemed almost impossible that I was leaving you . I thought of all the love we shared and all the fun we had . If I could relive yesterday, I thought, just for a while, I'd say goodbye and hug you and maybe see you smile . But then I fully realized that this could never be, for emptiness and memories would take the place of me . And when I thought of worldly things that I'd miss come tomorrow . I thought of you, and when I did, my heart was filled with sorrow . But when I walked through Heaven's gates, I felt so much at home . When God looked down and smiled at me, from His great golden throne, He said, "This is eternity and all I've promised you, Today your life on earth is past but here it's starts anew . I promise no tomorrow, but today will always last . And since each day's the same, there's no longing for the past . But you have been so faithful, so trusting, so true . Though there were times you did some things you knew you shouldn't do . And you have been forgiven and now at last you're free . So won't you come and take my hand and share my life with me?"
So if tomorrow starts without me, don't think we're far apart, for every time you think of me, please know I'm in your heart . Online condolences may be sent to www.pattenfuneral.com .
11/7/2012 June 12, 1937
Jessome Mary Theresa Jessome CBP 11/26/2012
Mary Theresa Jessome

Born In: Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: July 24th, 1929

Passed on: November 24th, 2012

It was with many loving arms and many heavy hearts, we allowed our beautiful mother, Mary Theresa MacKinnon Jessome to go home to heaven on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Glace Bay Hospital . Born in Sydney Mines, Theresa was the daughter of Margaret and James MacKinnon, born July 24, 1929 . Ma was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Formerly a resident of Bras d'Or Road, Florence. Most recently, she resided at the Northside Community Guest Home . After raising her 15 children, Ma went to work helping to look after other people's children for 11 years at TL Sullivan Junior High. She was a member of St. Stephen's parish, Florence. She was a former member of CWL and St. Anne's Society . There wasn't a Sunday that went by that our family didn't gather
around her kitchen table for a game of cards and a feed of Nanny's spaghetti and meatballs. It didn't matter how many showed up, that pot was bottomless . She is survived by her children, Frances (Gordie) Brown, Marie Day, Steve, Patrick (Gerry), Debbie (Bill) Monaghan, Derrick (Heather), Donald (Sheila), Jimmy (Jeannie), Wanda (Blair) Gracie, Wendy,(Hoss), Vaughn, Norma (Conrad) Shaw, Blair (Donna), Terry( Sandy) MacNeil, Denise (Dwayne) and 42 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren . Besides her parents, Theresa was predeceased by her sister, Josephine and brothers, Roddie and Jim and her great-grandchild, Allie Grace . Visitation for the late Mary Theresa Jessome will be held in the J.M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney Mines, on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of her life will take place Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Stephen's Church, Florence, with Fr. Thomas John officiating. Interment will be in St. Stephens Cemetery, Florence . Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Northside Community Guest Home Foundation . Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.jmjobesfuneralhome.com .
11/24/2012 Sydney Mines on Jul. 24, 1929
Jordan Cecil Jordan CBP 11/27/2012
Cecil Jordan

Passed on: November 24th, 2012

Cecil Jordan of Belmont of New Hampshire, formerly of New Waterford passed away Saturday, Nov. 25, 2012, at the age of 85. Cecil is survived y his wife, Trudy; daughters, Wendy and Joanne; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services to be held Friday, Nov. 30 from 6-7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Gilford, New Hampshire .

Belmont Funeral Home

Cecil Jordan
November 24, 2012

BELMONT - Cecil Jordan, 85, of 12 Cherry Street, died Saturday, November 24, 2012 at Lakes Region General Hospital after a period of failing health. He was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, the son of Milton and Minnie (Miesner) Jordan. He worked in coal mines in Canada before joining the Canadian Army and Air Force. Cecil worked as a truck driver and most recently as a machinist for such companies as Scott & Williams and Lewis & Saunders, retiring in the 1990's. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Gilford where he sang in the choir for 40 years. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and loved the Boston Bruins. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Trudy (Fowler) Jordan of Belmont, two daughters; Wendy Lindsey of Belmont and Joanne Benoit and her husband Mark of Meredith, two grandchildren; Heidi Kimball of Gilmanton and Sean Kimball of Manchester and one great granddaughter, Emily Roberts of Gilmanton. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his son in law, James Lindsey in 2006. Calling hours will be held from 5PM to 6PM on Friday, November 30, 2012 at the First United Methodist Church, 18 Wesley Way (Rt 11A),Gilford. Funeral services will follow at the church at 6PM with Rev. Dr. Victoria Wood Parrish, Pastor, officiating. Burial services will be private. Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements .
11/24/2012 New Waterford Predeceased by parents, Minnie (Meisner) and Milton Jordan, brothers Carl, Laurie and Tom.
Jackson John Jackson CBP 12/3/2012
John Jackson - 72 years, Sydney -

John Jackson, died December 1, 2012 with his family by his side at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, in Sydney. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he was the son of the late John and Mary Jackson. Beloved husband, father and grandfather, John "Doddy" was a friend to many. He began his career in the shipping industry. he joined the merchant navy and spent many years sailing, working his way up to chief engineer with the Canadian Coast Guard. From that experience, John's interest in thermal energy was born and he began working in heavy industry. He worked for Saint John Ship Building and Guildford's Insulation. He began three successful companies of his own and retired from Altair Contracting. John helped develop the standards for the emerging insulation trade as one of the principal architects of the NB Insulation Apprenticeship Program. He was instrumental in establishing the national standards for the Contract Insulation and held senior executive positions, including president in the Thermal Insulation Association of Canada. John's other career was a guitar player and singer with several Saint John bands, the most successful was The Port City Five.. He was a lifelong Celtic supporter, enjoyed reading and science, was an artist and his greatest joy came from being with friends and family. John is survived by the love of his life, Jean, children, John (Darlene), James (Sue), Shannon (Rob) and Joseph (Alex), his grandchildren, Emily, Calum, Kassandra, Rovert, Zoe and Declan. Cremation has taken place;. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra Street, from 1-2 pm, with a celebration of life to follow in the chapel with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Cape Breton Palliative Care Society. Up yer' kilt, Doddy. Online condolences may be sent to our web page at www.chantfuneralhome.com Funeral arrangements are under the direction of.............. .
12/1/2012

Jurcina Margaret Jurcina CBP 12/6/2012
Margaret Jurcina

Born In: Sydney

Passed on: December 5th, 2012

It is with broken hearts and deep sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of our loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother, Margaret Jurcina, on Dec. 5, 2012, at home . Born in Sydney, Margaret was the daughter of the late Joseph and Florence (MacNeil) Hureau . Margaret had worked over the years at London Life, St. Michael's and Sweeney Hinchey's . She enjoyed darts, bowling, skating, doing ceramics, cross stitching, Japanese embroidery, a good game of cards, and for 25 years she served as commissioner for the Girl Guides . She is survived by husband, Stephen; son, Joseph (Ramona), Halifax; and daughter, Florence; sisters, Ann Robertson, Raylene (Charles) MacIntyre, Andre (John) Tobin, all in Sydney; grandchildren Madisyn, Carissa and Rachael, who were her pride and joy. She enjoyed the snuggle and shopping time spent with them . Besides her parents, Margaret was also predeceased by her mother and father-in-law, Mary and Andrew Jurcina . Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and funeral service for Margaret will take place Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at 1 p.m. in the Parish of Saint Leonard with Fr. Ray Huntley officiating. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery, New Victoria, followed by a luncheon at the Carmel Centre, Mount Carmel Avenue and all are welcome . Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave., New Waterford, 862-7500 . In lieu of flowers donations can be made the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Diabetic Society . To send condolences to the family go to: www.mclellanfuneralhome.com .
12/5/2012 Sydney
Jabalee George Jabalee CBP 1/7/2012
George JabaleePassed in: Moncton, New Brunswick, CanadaGeorge P. Jabalee, P.Eng., 89, beloved husband of the late Evelyn Jabalee of Moncton, and formerly of North Sydney, passed away peacefully at The Moncton Hospital on Friday January 6, 2012. Visitation at Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton , NB (506-858-1995) on Sunday from 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church on Monday January 9, 2012, 11 a.m. Reception in the Parish Hall following the Mass. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney, NS.In George's memory, donations to the Friends of The Moncton Hospital (Palliative Care), the Canadian Cancer Society or a memorial of the donor's choice would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.fergusonknowlesfh.com. 1/6/2012

Jardine Wayne Jardine CBP 7/11/2012
Wayne Jardine, 66, of Sydney, passed away Friday, July 6, 2012 at his residence. Born in Sydney, he was a son of Elizabeth (O’Day) and the late Alfred Jardine. Wayne is survived by his son, Dwayne (Jennifer) and grandson, Noah, Coxheath; former wife, Mary, Sydney; sister, Sharon (Joe); brothers, Richard (Lorne), Garry (Era), Larry (Denise), Ronnie (Kathy), all out West. Wayne was predeceased by his brother, Stanley. There will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Interment will be held at a later date. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca. 7/6/2012 Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jenkins Justin Jenkins CBP 1/21/2012
Justin JenkinsBorn In: Newfoundland, CanadaPassed in: Donkin, Nova Scotia, CanadaPassed on: January 18th, 2012 It is with heavy hearts that we the family of Justin Jenkins announce his passing. Justin passed away peacefully at the Glace Bay Hospital surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday Jan. 18, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer.Born in Newfoundland, he was the son of Roy Jenkins and Wanda (Walton) Russell.He will be sadly missed by his mother Wanda; stepdad Tommie; dad Roy. Also left to mourn grandmother Leah Jenkins, NL; sisters Jennifer (Max), Calyssa (Matt) at home. Brothers Jeffery (Laura) NL, Richard (Mikaela) Ont. Also left to mourn are numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, including very special aunt, Wendy (Tupper) Chaput and special cousin and friend, Tammy (Mic) AuCoin; nieces Julie and Guncle’s special Angel Brooklyn; and special four legged friend Missy. Justin was a graduate of Glace Bay High, class of 2006. He was an avid Toronto Maple Leafs fan and enjoyed spending time with family ‘out on the Mira’.Justin was predeceased by maternal grandparents Richard and Mora Walton and paternal grandfather Alex Jenkins.In honoring Justin's wishes there will be no visitation, Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Patten Funeral Home 71 Union St. Glace Bay.A celebration of life will be held on Monday Jan. 23, 2012 at 2 p.m. in St. Lukes United Church Donkin, with Rev. Chris Matheson officiating. Interment at St. Lukes United Church Cemetery.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.pattenfuneral.com.Donations may be made in memory of Justin to a charity of choice.A special Thank you to Justin's Angels on 3rd floor south and west of the Glace Bay Hospital, and Charlene Snow, and also to Keely Wadden, who made Justin's biggest dreams come true. 1/18/2012 Donkin
Jessome Esther 'Lala' Jessome CBP 5/2/2012
We regret to announce the death of our wonderful mother, grandmother and sister. Esther passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at the MacGillivray Guest Home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Bras d’Or, she was the daughter of the late George and Janie Long. Mom was a home body and her greatest joy in life was her family. She loved to knit and crochet and family and friends enjoyed the fruits of her labour. She loved children and there was always room for more at our house. The staff at MacGillivray Guest Home became part of her family in the 16 months she lived there. She loved each and every one of them and called them her babies. They, in turn, gave her tender loving care. Mom is survived by her children, Emerson (Lenora), Janice McInnis (Jackie), Ella Carey (Auley), all in Mill Creek, Esther Dolhanty (Duke), Sydney Mines, Danny (Chris), Sydney, Denice Buffett (Wayne) and Wilfred (Georgena), Alder Point. Also surviving is her very special granddaughter, her sidekick, Joella Marks; 28 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; her sister, Muriel Carey, Florence; and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Elias Jessome, the love of her life, her son, Robert and infant son, Elias, her son-in-law, Joseph Marks, her granddaughter, Valda Walters, her grandson, Darrin Dolhanty, her great-grandson, John Gouthro, her brothers, George and Emerson Long and her sisters, Ben Tobin, Maggie Dawe, Dorothy Carey and Sarah Day. Visitation Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Francis Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, Bras d’Or, with Fr. Peter McLeod officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations in Esther’s memory may be made to the MacGillivray Guest Home or a charity of choice. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to d.francis@ns.sympatico.ca. 5/1/2012 Bras d'Or, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jessome Laura Catherine Jessome CBP 5/29/2012
It is with sad hearts that we announce the passing of Laura Catherine Jessome, affectionately known as Angel Bread by her Mother. Born in North Sydney, Laura was the youngest daughter of Charles John and Edna (Buffett) Jessome. She was a graduate of Memorial High School, Sydney Mines. Laura loved spending time with her niece and nephew and also loved spending time with her dog Reilly. Besides her parents, she is survived by sisters, Jamie Ann (Neil Jamie) and Deanna Marie (Kevin); special niece, Charly Rose and nephew, Malakai; grandparents, Bernard and Deanna Buffett and Pauline Jessome (Leonard); aunts, Julie (Blaine Forrest), Karen (Paul Pettipas), Bernadette Corkery (Terry) and uncle, George Jessome. Along with many cousins and great- aunts and uncles, Laura will be sadly missed by all of her family, neighbours and many close friends. Laura was predeceased by her grandfather, Byron Jessome. Visitation for the late Laura Catherine Jessome will be held Wednesday, May 30, 2012, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the J.M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney Mines. A celebration of her life will take place Thursday, May 31, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, Bras d’Or, with Fr. Peter McLeod officiating, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family or a charity of one’s choice Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at jmjobesfuneralhome@ns.aliantzinc.ca.
North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jessome Ronald 'Dick' Jessome CBP 5/31/2012
It is with broken hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend Ronald ‘Dick’ Jessome on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. Ronnie was the son of the late Louis and Muriel (MacDonald) Jessome. Ronnie was employed with the Cape Breton Development Corporation for 37 years and was also employed as a commissionaire at Marine Atlantic. In his earlier years dad was a coach of little league baseball and minor hockey. His love of sport was clearly displayed as he actively participated in hockey, baseball, darts, bowling, cards and fishing. Dad’s door was always open to friends, especially during Saturday night, “Pit Talk”. He always had time for his children, and the true loves of his life, his grandchildren, Joshua, his only granddaughter Baylee (Bee), Samuel and his special son Faaron. He taught each one of us to throw, to ride a bike, swim, fish, enjoy the outdoors, to have a sense of humour and to be kind and loving to all. Ronnie is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Marie (Morrison) Jessome; his children, Rhonna, Germany, Paula (Brian), Alder Point, Timmy (Janna), Bras d’Or, and Raylene, Florence. He is also survived by his sisters, Marie Kamermans, Amelia Jessome, Beverly (Frankie) Sampson, Louise (Freeman) Spicer, Lynn (John) McPhee, Joanne (Jerry) Risser, Laurie Jessome; one brother, Terry Jessome; sister-in-law, Agness and also his special friend Owen. Ron will be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends. Besides his parents, Ronnie was predeceased by his brother, Joey and brother-in-law, Bill Kamermans along with in-laws Art and Anne Morrison. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of J.M. Jobes Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. A celebration of Ronnie’s life will take place Saturday, June 2, 2012, at 1 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Church, Florence, with Fr. Thomas John officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Intensive Care Unit at the Regional Hospital. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at jmjobesfuneralhome@ns.aliantzinc.ca. 5/30/2012 Canada
Jessome Charles 'Bub' Jessome CBP 6/14/2012
It is with extreme heavy hearts that we announce the sudden death of Charles John Jessome, better known to everyone as ‘Bub’, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital on Monday, June 11, 2012. Charles ‘Bub’ was born January 4, 1964, to Pauline (Young) and the late Byron Jessome. He was a member of St. Joseph parish, Bras d'Or. He was a member of the Local 56 Sheet Metal and Roofers Union, where he was employed. He enjoyed working in his garden with his little grandson and best bud Malakai, and his dog Riley. Charles is survived by his loving wife and best friend Edna (Buffett); his daughters Jamie Ann (Neil James) and Deanna Marie (Kevin); and his two beautiful grandchildren Malakai Douglas and Charly Rose, who were the light of his life. Also left to mourn are mother Pauline; mother and father-in-law Bernard and Deanna Buffett; brother George; sisters Julie (Blaine Forrest), and Karen (Paul Pettipas); sister-in-law Bernadette (Terry), special friend to Pauline (Leonard Bonnar); also special friend and cousin Lee Petrossie, whom he considered his best friend. Besides his father Byron, he was predeceased by his loving daughter Laura Catherine. Visitation for Charles Jessome will be held in the J. M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney Mines, Friday, June 15, 2012, from 7-9 p.m. The funeral Mass will take place Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph church, Bras d'Or, with Fr. Peter McLeod officiating. The burial will be in the parish cemetery. Words of comfort may be sent to the family at jmjobesfuneralhome@ns.aliantzinc.ca. 6/11/2012 Canada Born: January 4th, 1964
Jesty Rodney 'Roddie' Jesty CBP 3/31/2012
Rodney 'Roddie' JestyBorn In: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaPassed in: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaPassed on: March 31st, 2012It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rodney ‘Roddie’ William Jesty, age 77, on Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Northside General Hospital.Born in North Sydney, he was the son of the late George and Ethel (Stagg) Jesty. In his early years Roddie worked as a car salesman in Toronto and then returned to North Sydney where he drove a taxi for both Jardine and Blue & White Taxis for 40 years.He is survived by his wife, Teresa (Richards) MacLellan Jesty; his grandson, Michael, Halifax; stepsons, Wayne (Tina), Chris (Kathy) and Angus MacLellan and stepdaughter, Marion MacLellan; step-grandchildren, Carmelita, Kurstyn, Cory, Charlotte, Eric, Nicole, Tara and Mark; his brothers, Terry (Eileen) Jesty, Halifax, Jackie (Jacqueline) Jesty, Ottawa and Danny (Anne) Jesty, Ontario; his aunts, Joyce Johnson and Pearl MacLean; his uncle, Jack Stagg and nieces and nephews.Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter, Judy Young and stepson, George MacLellan.Visitation for Roddie will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Monday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Patrick O’Neill officiating. Burial in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Palliative Care Society or the VON.Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com. 3/31/2012 North Sydney
Jewer Dorothy Jewer CBP 5/22/2012
Dorothy Mae Jewer, a resident of MacGillivray Guest Home, passed away suddenly on Saturday, May 19, 2012. Born in Burin, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late George and Amy (Bishop) Manning. Dorothy was a member of the Salvation Army Sydney Community Church. Surviving are her daughters, Lillian (Don) Bursey, Ottawa, Amy (Ira) Barrow, St. John’s, Nfld., Audrey (Jim) Dean, Sydney, Karen (John) White, London, Ont., Dale (Neil) Lewis, Kitchener, Ont., Robin (Gerry) Cory, Toronto, Ont.; her sons, Henry (Judy), El Mira, Ont., Earl (Carol), Lincoln, N.B., Lorne (Edith), Toronto, Ont. and Wilfred, New Jersey. She is also survived by her brother, George and family in New Jersey. She will be greatly missed by her 21 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; her nieces, Ruby, Heather and Nina. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband of 68 years, Henry; sisters, Edna, Lillian and Eva; brothers, John, Archie and Earl. Visitation will take place at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the Salvation Army Sydney Community Church on Thursday at 2 p.m., with Major Dan Roode officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca. 5/19/2012 Burin, Newfoundland, Canada
Johnson Marguerite Marie Johnson CBP 3/1/2012
Marguerite Marie JohnsonBorn In: Sutapuktuk, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, CanadaBorn: January 18th, 1963Passed in: Halifax/Eskasoni, Nova Scotia, CanadaPassed on: February 27th, 2012It is with great sadness that we the family announce the passing of Marg Johnson on Monday Feb. 27, 2012, at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax.Born Jan. 18, 1963, in Sutapuktuk, Guysborough County, she was the daughter of Mr.Thomas Webber, Guysborough County, and the late Mary Caroline Brooks, Eskasoni.She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.Besides her dad, ‘Butch’, Marg is survived by her son, Jason; daughter, Jody; grandchildren, Madeline and Dante, all from Shubie. She is also survived by her sisters, Theresa Marie, Hants County, Ruby, Sharon; brother, George, all of Guysborough County; aunt, Marcella (Peter), Eskasoni; two uncles, John, Eskasoni, Richard, Sydney; as well as several nieces and nephews.Visitation will be held Thursday, March 1, 2012, at the Gabriel Centre, Eskasoni, after 7 p.m. and will continue until service time at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2012, at the Holy Family Church, Eskasoni, with Fr. Martin MacDougall officiating. Interment to follow in the parish cemetery.Online condolences may be sent to our web page at www.chantfuneralhome.com. 2/27/2012 Sutapuktuk, Guysborough Co.
Johnson Gloria Ruth Johnson CBP 6/4/2012
Gloria Ruth (Roberts) Johnson, 84, of Sydney passed away Sunday, June 3, 2012, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in New Glasgow, she was the daughter of the late Orville and Grace (Murray) Roberts. She was a member of Trinity United Church, and of Bethany unit for over 35 years. She was an avid skater and will be remembered for the music she provided for the skaters. Gloria was a longtime member of PC Executive Cape Breton South and a life member. She was a member of Steelworkers Pensioners and enjoyed her darts and dancing. Gloria is survived by her sons, David (Linda) Ottawa, and Gary, Toronto; grandchildren, John Johnson, David Johnson, Kristy Singleton, Scott Johnson, Laura MacGillivray, Keith Johnson, Roger Redmond, Ryan Redmond and Deanna MacNeil; great-grandchildren, Sarah, Kaitlyn, Shane, Karly, Kayla, Dominic, Olivia, Cynthia, Brennan and Emily. She was predeceased by her husband, Neil Johnson, daughters, Cheryl MacNeil, Debra Redmond, sister, Arlie Rowe, and a brother, Orville Roberts. A graveside service at Hardwood Hill Cemetery will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Coronary Care Unit at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, or charity of choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca. 6/3/2012 New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
Johnston Anna Johnston CBP 2/14/2012
Anna Johnston Born In: Sydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaBorn: May 17th, 1941 Passed in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaPassed on: February 10th, 2012 It is with sadness that we, the family announce the passing of Anna Johnston, on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.Born in Sydney, May 17, 1941, Anna was the daughter of the late Lauchlin and Margaret (MacNeil) Johnston. Anna was the last member of her immediate family.Anna was a gentle lady. She will always be remembered by family and friends as loving and kind.Anna is survived by her two daughters, Sharon (Sandy) Campbell and Michelle (Kenny) Rich; three sons, Kevin (Agnes), Raymond (Janet) and Michael (Shelly) Johnston; nine grandchildren, Kevin, Shaun, Haley, Holly, Kristen, Brittney, Leanne, Stephanie and Cameron; four great-grandchildren, Caden, Kaylee, Kiley and Hannah; several nieces and nephews; and her dog, Cheech.Besides her parents, Anna was predeceased by her husband, Michael Johnston, sister, Lillian, two brothers, James (Sonny) and Lauchie Johnston, daughter-in-law, Beverly Irene (Nickless) Johnston.Visitation for the late Anna Johnston will be held at the Pier Community Funeral Home, Whitney Pier, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street) on Tuesday, Feb. 14 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Anna’s life will be held at the funeral home in the All Faiths Chapel on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Robert Lyle officiating. Interment will take place in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.Memorial donations in memory of Anna may be made to the charity of one’s choice.Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.Online condolences to the family can be expressed through www.pierfuneralhome.com. 2/10/2012 Sydney on May 17, 1941
Johnston Anne 'Eileen' Johnston CBP 5/29/2012
Anne 'Eileen' Johnston She was such a kind, gentle and caring lady! We mourn the passing of Anne Eileen Johnston but are thankful for her final release from the ravages of Alzheimer’s disease on Monday, May 28, 2012. Eileen was Born in Sydney, the daughter of Archie and Tina MacLean and lived her entire life in the Ashby area. Her youth was filled with all the joys, trials, tribulations and learning experiences associated with being a member of a large family of modest means. Following her graduation from the Nova Scotia Teachers College, she taught at the elementary level in the Sydney school system up to the time of taking a break to start a family and raise her children. On her subsequent return to the teaching profession, she became a pioneer in the field of educating children with special needs. Her first assignment consisted of a teaching contract with what was then the local chapter of the Association for Mentally Handicapped children. The visionary parents of this association saw the need for a special curriculum and privately provided the resources necessary to start a program including securing classroom space in the old Argyle school, securing a bus and driver for transporting the children and, of course, hiring mom. Over time this program was integrated into the local school system. As you can see, what is now taken for granted as an integral component of the school system wasn’t so in the days when mom started. Mom remained in this field of special education for the duration of her professional career. Many of her professional traits served her well in guiding her children and, when necessary, keeping her husband Bernie in check. Being a woman of faith she encouraged honesty and integrity; being a realist she emphasized the importance of education and the value of hard work; and being a mother she provided unconditional love and support. Despite all this, Eileen was required (on rare occasions, of course) to provide some discipline and here, too, she exercised same using her unique combination of a stern stare and vigilant reminders of “your Christian upbringing,” For all of this there are no words that can adequately describe what she has done and meant to us, her children. Eileen also enjoyed the limited time available for her own pursuits. She was active in the St. Theresa’s CWL and its host of parish activities. She enjoyed bowling and her claim to fame was not her skill but rather her longevity for being the oldest member of the Retired Teachers Association bowling circuit. Playing cards was another favourite and her Tuesday night card group with “the Girls” carried on for over 50 years. The “era of grandchildren” became, for Eileen, a time of joy and contentment. She immersed herself in their every activity and became the proud and doting “Nanny.” She presided over the weekly Friday night family gatherings where the grandchildren became the focus of attention. Eileen is survived by two daughters, Gloria (married to Rick Farmer) and Terry (married to John Williams); her son, Dave (married to Pam Stevens); her son-in-law, Gus MacLean; her brother, Redmond MacLean; her sister, Theresa (John) Rostek; her sister-in-law, Helen MacLean and seven grandchildren, Dr. Scott MacLean, Willie MacLean, Heather Jean Farmer, David Farmer, Steven Johnston, Lauren Johnston and Kyle Williams. Eileen was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Bernie, infant twins, Mary and Joseph, her daughter, Bernadette, her sisters, Mary, Marie and Sr. Leonarda and her brothers, John, James, Michael and Fr. Leonard. Because of the exceptional care provided by her caregivers, (the “Newfoundland Ladies” — Violet Chant, Marie Chant, Eileen MacIsaac and Louise Keeping), Eileen was able to remain comfortably in her own home for several years while her disease progressed. We are forever grateful to these ladies. In her final stages Eileen resided at Harbourstone Enhanced Care Facility. Special thanks to the staff on Miner’s Lane, Kenwood Hall for 5/28/2012

Johnston William 'Kyle' Johnston CBP 7/6/2012
It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our precious son Kyle on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Kyle was a 2006 graduate of Glace Bay High having achieved highest honours in grades 10, 11 and 12. Kyle entered CBU on a scholarship in the Engineering Program and, after two years, he attended Dalhousie University, receiving a Materials Engineering Degree in 2011. During his years in university, Kyle was employed as an instructor and life guard with the Nova Scotia Life Saving Society, as well as with the Kiwanis Pool in Sydney. Kyle’s work term saw him employed with Ammonite Corrosion of Calgary, Alta. and upon graduation he was employed as Aquatics Director with the Town of Fort Smith, NWT. Most recently, Kyle accepted a position with E.&I. Stantec of Halifax. Kyle enjoyed the outdoors and in his youth was a member of Scouts Canada achieving his Chief Scout Award in 2001. An avid sports person, Kyle participated in hockey, soccer, high school rugby and golf which was his passion. Kyle was a member of the Passchendaele Golf Club in Glace Bay and he always enjoyed a game of poker with the boys. Kyle was a member of St. Anthony’s parish. Kyle has left to mourn, his parents, Bill and Daria (McInnis) Johnston; his paternal grandmother, Neila Johnston; his aunts, Colette (Dave) Kemshead, Judy (Jack) Tutty and Connie McInnis; uncles, Danny (Paula) McInnis, Tommy (Sharon) McInnis, Read (Linda) Johnston and Kenny Johnston. He has left behind to mourn numerous cousins and many friends who fondly referred to him as ‘Moose’. Kyle was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Thomas ‘Son’ and Dorothy McInnis, paternal grandfather, Harold Johnston and his uncle, Wayne McInnis. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. The funeral mass officiated by Rev. Norman MacPhee is Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Church with burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Reserve Mines. Reception will be held at St. Anthony’s Church. Donations in Kyle’s memory may be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation or a charity of your choice. Kyle was a larger than life presence; always smiling and joking. Kyle you are gone but will never, ever be forgotten; we love you ‘pip’. Online Condolences to the family can be expressed at www.vjmcgillivray.ca. 7/4/2012

Jones Stanley Jones CBP 1/3/2012
Stanley JonesBorn In: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, CanadaPassed in: Tower Road, Nova Scotia, CanadaPassed on: December 30th, 2011 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Roderick Stanley Jones, on Friday, Dec. 30, 2011.Born in Glace Bay, Stan was the son of the late Roderick and Florence (McKinnon) Jones.Stan enjoyed reading and going to the woods with his chainsaw to cut his wood for winter. It is in the woods he passed away doing what he truly loved. The family would like to say thank you to everyone who worked hard to save Stan. Your efforts are not gone unnoticed.Stan will be missed by his daughters, Janet Batstone, Glace Bay, and Dawn (Joey) O’Neill, Edmonton; and his granddaughter, Emilie, Glace Bay; his six siblings, Helen (Bill) Stone, Halifax, Leonard (Mary), Lingan Road, Stella (Keith) Phillips, Dartmouth, Alex (Ann) Tower Road, Cindy (David) Kinsman, Dartmouth, and Alice Morrison (Tommy), Tower Road. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.Besides his parents Stan was predeceased by brothers, Thomas, Clarence and Eric.There will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2012.Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.Following the grave side service there will be a time to share laughs and stories at the Tower Road Fire Hall.Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca. 12/30/2011 Glace Bay
Jones Henry David 'Mickey' Jones CBP 2/27/2012
Henry David 'Mickey' JonesBorn In: Bras d'Or, Nova Scotia, CanadaPassed in: Bras d'Or, Nova Scotia, CanadaPassed on: February 25th, 2012It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Henry David ‘Mickey’ Jones on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at the Northside General Hospital.Born in Bras d’Or, he was the son of the late George and Annie (Young) Jones.David was a member of St. Joseph parish, Bras d’Or. He was employed at Canada Post until his retirement. David loved to travel and did so extensively with Helen, his wife of 49 years by his side.He is survived by his daughters, Mary Wendy (Jason) Daley and Jacqueline (Brent) Black, both of Ontario; his grandchildren, Amanda, David and Jessie; his great-grandchildren, Emily Ann and Jonathan Alexander. Also surviving are his brother, Joe (Iris), Bras d’Or; his sisters, Thelma (Bert) Adams, Ontario, and Lorraine Aylward, Ontario.Besides his parents, David was predeceased by his wife Helen in 2010, his sisters, Rachel Gorton and Mary Nugent and his brothers, Art, Wilfred and Garfield.There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the care of Francis Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Mass of Christian Burial will take place today (Monday) at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, Bras d’Or, with Fr. Peter McLeod officiating. Burial in the Parish Cemetery at a later date.Donations in David’s memory may be made to the St. Joseph Church Cemetery Fund.Expressions of sympathy may be sent to d.francis@ns.sympatico.ca. 2/25/2012 Bras d'Or
Jones Leonard L. Jones CBP 3/20/2012
Leonard L. JonesBorn In: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, CanadaPassed in: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, CanadaPassed on: March 18th, 2012It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Leonard Jones of Jessome Street, Glace Bay. Leonard passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 18, 2012, at the Glace Bay Hospital, surrounded by his family following a brief illness.Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Fitz and Frances ‘Albertha’ (Williams) Jones.Leonard was a devote member of St. Mary’s Anglican Church.He was employed with Air Canada, retiring in 2001 after 30 years of service.Leonard was a talented musician and singer. He was a member of the legion choir. He also was an avid gardener.Leonard is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn; son, David, at home; daughter, Marilyn ‘Tubby’ (Mrs. Ed McNeil), as well as two beautiful and precious granddaughters, Meaghan and Kaitlin McNeil, whom he loved dearly and spent quality time with daily. Leonard is also survived by his brother, Victor, Glace Bay; sisters, Francina ‘Mig’ (Samvel Taylor), Charleston, S.C., Hilda (late, Joseph Williams), Teaneek, N.J., and Violet King, Glace Bay. He is also survived by numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Leonard will be also be sadly missed by his many colleagues and friends.Besides his parents, Leonard was predeceased by brothers, Norman and David.In honouring Leonard’s wishes, there will be no visitation. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, March 22, 2012, at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Glace Bay, with Rev. Vernon Reid officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Interment will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney. Donations in Leonard’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Online condolences to the Jones family are available through www.vjmcgillivray.ca. 3/18/2012 Glace Bay
Jones Leslie H. Jones CBP 6/25/2012
Leslie Jones, 95, of Sydney passed away at the Cove Guest Home on Friday, June 22, 2012, surrounded by his family. Born in Millertown, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Jessie and Emma (Sharp) Jones. Leslie was a steelworker at Sydney Steel for 44 years. He was a member of St. Albans Church, Lingan Golf Club and the Fisherman’s Lodge. He was an avid skater, bowler and was Maritime horseshoe champion. He is survived by his wife of 75 years Mary (MacKinnon); sons, Robert ‘Bob’ (Moyra), Vancouver, William ‘Bill’ (Joan), Vancouver, and Frederick ‘Fred’ (Sally), Amherst; grandchildren, Kent (Stephanie), Dean and Marc (Kelly) Jones and great-grandchildren, Katelyn and Nathan Jones. Leslie was predeceased by a son, Donald, sister, Elizabeth, and a brother, Jack. Visitation will take place Monday, June 25 from 1-3 p.m. at Sydney Memorial Chapel followed by the funeral service at 3 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Karen Quirk officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca. 6/22/2012 Millertown, Newfoundland, Canada
Joseph John Joseph CBP 2/18/2012
John JosephPassed in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaPassed on: February 14th, 2012We regret to announce the passing of John Joseph on Tuesday February 14, 2012 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.Raised in Newfoundland John was an only child. He and his wife Betty lived in Las Vegas for many years before retiring back to Cape Breton. Many will remember John as a well dressed man who enjoyed dances at the legion and could be found regularly playing the tables at the casino.He was predeceased by his wife, Betty Joseph.Committal prayers will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday February 21, 2012 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney.Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com.Funeral arrangements are under the direction of… 2/14/2012

Jurcina Charlotte (Aucoin) Jurcina CBP 4/19/2012
It is with great sadness, that we announce the passing of Charlotte Jurcina on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at her residence on King Street, New Waterford, surrounded by her loving family. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Lizzie Mae (Desveaux) Aucoin of Cheticamp. Charlotte was a devout and active member of Mt. Carmel Church, now St. Leonard’s. She was the organist and choir director for Sunday mass as well as the organist for funerals. Charlotte was the treasurer of the Catholic Women’s League (CWL). She was a former longtime employee of the Bank of Nova Scotia in New Waterford and Halifax and also was a member of the New Waterford Rink Committee. Charlotte loved to read, listen to music, socialize and go for Sunday drives with her husband, Martin. She will be sadly missed by her friends who met regularly at Tim Hortons and by her friends in the Ramoli Club. But mostly, Charlotte will be remembered for her compassionate and caring nature. She is survived by her husband, Martin Jurcina; sisters, Rose MacKinnon (Dannie), Madeline Hiseler (Gordon Lindsay); brothers, Patrick, Russell (Lorraine), David (Susan); brothers and sisters-in-law; aunt, Mary Ann, New Waterford; relatives in Cheticamp and Reserve Mines; nieces, nephews and her special niece, Shauna and two special nephews, Donald and Darnell, whom she loved dearly. Special thanks to her longtime friends, Louise Aucoin, Diddie Meery, and also to Doctors Tobin, D’Intino, palliative care staff, especially Beth Latham, VON, New Waterford Home Care and to Charlotte’s many friends for their visits and prayers. Besides her parents, Charlotte was predeceased by two sisters. Visitation will be held Friday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. The funeral mass, officiated by Fr. Ray Huntley, is Saturday morning at 10 a.m. in St. Leonard’s Church followed by interment in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. All are invited to St. Leonard’s Hall on Convent Street for a reception. As an expression of sympathy for Charlotte, memorial donations in her memory may be made to St. Leonard’s Church or palliative care. Online Condolences can also be expressed at www.vjmcgillivray.ca Members of the CWL will gather at the funeral home on Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. for their prayer service. ‘Eternal Rest Grant on to Charlotte, O Lord and May Perpetual Light Shine Upon Her.’ 4/17/2012 New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Canada
Johnson Corinna Johnson CBP 1/3/2013
Corinna Johnson
Born In: Sydney
Passed on: December 30th, 2012
It is with great sadness that the family of Corinna Johnson, 43 of 19 Sugarmaple Lane, Eskasoni, announce her passing on Dec. 30, 2012 in Eskasoni.
Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of Andrew Ben Johnson of Eskasoni and the late Brenda Poulette.
She was a member of Holy Family parish, Eskasoni and for a number of years she worked as an adult care worker. Corinna was known for her good cooking, playing bingo and loving her family and especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Dean Paul; daughter, Francella Johnson (Dale Dennis); four grandchildren, Antlé, Charity, Teara and Denise; two brothers, Tommy and Sonny (Cheryl); six sisters, Margaret (George), Janet, Audrey Anne (Howie), Charlene, Melinda Herney, all of Eskasoni and Marcia (Arthur), Chapel Island. Also survived by several godchildren, Rainbow, George, Bladen, Susie Jane, Lucia and Charlie Joe, and by numerous nieces, nephews, friends and by her stepmother, Louise Herney Johnson.
Visitation for Corinna Johnson will take place today (Thursday) after 7 p.m. at the Gabriel Center, Eskasoni. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Church with Rev. Martin MacDougall officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery, Eskasoni.
Online condolences to www.twcurry.com
12/30/2012 Sydney
Jordan Roberta Jordan CBP 1/29/2013
Roberta Jordan
Born In: Reserve
Passed on: January 27th, 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, Roberta Elizabeth Jordan on Jan. 27, 2013 at the Palliative Care An Cala Unit after a very courageous battle with cancer.
She was born in Reserve, the youngest daughter of the late John William ‘Bud’ and Stella MacLeod. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph Edgar Jordan in 1986.
She was very active in the community as a lifetime member of the Coxheath chapter of the I.O.D.E, she was also a member of the Order of The Royal Purple B.P.O.E. Elks and the UCW Sydney River United Protestant Church.
Mom will be forever remembered as a loving and devoted mother who always put her children’s needs and care above anything else. Family was very important to her even during her illness, she would worry and ask how everyone was doing.
Roberta is survived by daughters, Louise (Mike) Gardiner, Glace Bay, Nancy, Sydney River, Michelle (Kirby) Barrington, Sydney; sons, Winston (Cheryl), Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Ron (Kathy Martell), Coxheath, Kevin (Peggy), Riverview, N.B.; Eldon, Sydney, and Bill, Alberta. Also surviving is her brother Clifford (Phyllis), Glace Bay; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place, by request there will be no visitation, a memorial service will be held on Thursday Jan. 31, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the SW Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel, 564 Alexandra St. Sydney, with Rev. Dana Feltmate officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cape Breton Cancer Center, Patient Care Fund, or the Palliative Care An Cala Unit.
Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com.
1/27/2013 Reserve
Johnston Albert 'Albe' Johnston CBP 1/29/2013
Albert 'Albe' Johnston
Born In: North Sydney
Born: January 1st, 1945
Passed on: January 26th, 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Albert Johnston (Albe), 68, on Jan. 26, 2013, at Orillia Ont., where he resided for the last number of years.
Born in North Sydney on Jan. 1, 1945, Albe was the first of 10 children born to the late Albert, and Lillian Johnston.
In addition to his father, Albe was predeceased by sisters, Linda Bonnar, Selby Gillies, Phyllis MacDonald and brother, Alex.
Surviving is his wife, Patsy (Clarke); sons, Albert (Sandy) and Kenny (Nancy); daughter, Michelle Murray (Robert); eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and mother-in-law, Annette (Arthur), all residing in Orillia, Ont. Albe also leaves behind his mother, Lillian, sister, Mary White; brothers, Melvin, Gary, Jack, of North Sydney and Kevin of North West Arm, N.S.
Internment to take place in Orillia, Ont. At a later date.
1/26/2013 North Sydney
Johnston Joyce Roseland (Stagg) Johnston CBP 2/4/2013
Joyce Roseland (Stagg) Johnston
Born In: North Sydney
Passed on: February 1st, 2013
Joyce Roseland (Stagg) Johnston, 85, passed away peacefully in her home community of Sherbrooke on Feb. 1, 2013, with her family by her side.
Joyce was born in North Sydney, Cape Breton, and is survived by her devoted and loving husband, and best friend, James T. Johnston married for 64 years; her children, Brenda Johnston-Giles (Paul Giles), William (Jessie), Clifton (Shelley Yates) and grandchildren, William Matheson, Andrew, Dylan Alexander, Colin, Stuart, Erin Johnston, Elise Robichaud, along with Evan Grace and Emma Boswell; many loved cousins, nieces and nephews remember her with much love and affection. She is also survived by her sister, Pearl MacLean, and brother Jack Stagg.
Joyce was predeceased by sister, Ethel Jesty, and brothers, Garnet (Lila) and Mervyn (Eileen).
Joyce enjoyed selflessly volunteering for many activities in Sherbrooke and the surrounding District of St. Mary’s. She was a member of the Florence Fraser Chapter of Eastern Star and a Past Grand organist of the Grand Chapter of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Joyce was a recipient of the Royal Canadian Humane Association Award for heroic action.
She was also a lifetime member of the Women’s’ Institute of Nova Scotia. For her outstanding contributions to her community, she received recognition as a recipient of the Sir John Cope Sherbrooke Award in 2011. Joyce also supported the work of the local Legion.
The family extends their most heartfelt thanks to her friend and companion Darlene Jordan, Sherbrooke Hospital doctors and staff, Home Care staff, and many neighbours and friends for their compassionate care through a prolonged illness.
Joyce is fondly remembered with love by her extended family, Jean and Robert Jordan-Robichaud and Katherine Jordan. One of Joyce’s greatest gifts to us was her gift of music over the years as a teacher, pianist at Liscomb Lodge, church organist, choir director and choir soloist creating many precious memories for all of us.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation was held in St. James Presbyterian Church, Sherbrooke, from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, from where a memorial service will be held today (Monday, Feb. 4) at 2 p.m. with Derek Elsworth officiating. Interment to follow in Riverside Cemetery, Sherbrooke.
Family flowers only please. Donations may be made in Joyce’s name to a charity of your choice.
Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of the G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, St. Mary’s Chapel, Sherbrooke.
Online condolences may be made at www.gwgiffin.com.
2/1/2013 North Sydney
Janes Margaret Janes CBP 2/8/2013
Margaret Janes
Born In: Reserve Mines
Passed on: February 3rd, 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Margaret Leona Janes (nee Margie Boutilier) at St. Catharines Hospital in Niagara Falls on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at the age of 69.
Born in Reserve Mines, she was the adopted child and granddaughter of William Raymond and Margaret Boutilier.
Leaving to mourn with loving memories are her son, Al LeMaitre (Carrie); daughters, Debbie LeMaitre Berube, Gail LeMaitre and Ann LeMaitre; wonderful grandchildren and all their families. Also by brother, William Boutilier, Ontario; sisters, Dolores Doucette, Reserve Mines, and Patricia Campbell, Prime Brook.
Predeceased by husband, Leslie Janes.
She put in many happy hours as a volunteer worker at The Coronation Centre and the legion.
There will be a “Celebration of Life” at the Coronation Centre, 5925 Summer St., Niagara Falls, Ont., on Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Cremation has taken place and a service will be held at a later date.
“Margie, you were the bravest & strongest person we have ever known.”
Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Condolences may be sent to the family via email at “al@bondrock.com.”
2/3/2013 Reserve Mines
Johnston Theresa Dolores Johnston CBP 8/20/2013
Theresa Dolores Johnston
Born In: Sydney
Born: August 26th, 1931
Passed in: Sydney/Toronto
Passed on: August 14th, 2013
Theresa passed away suddenly on Aug. 14, 2013, at her home in Toronto.
Born in Sydney on Aug. 26, 1931, she was the daughter of John and Margaret (Walsh) MacInnis, formerly of Dodd Street.
While in Sydney Theresa worked at MacCurdy's.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Eric, two brothers, Larry and Frank and a sister, Dolores.
She is survived by her son, Robert, sisters, Frances (John LeBlanc), Sydney, Isabel Smith, Bowmanville, Ont., Mary MacInnis, Toronto, and Peggy (Dennis Carpenter), Lower Sackville, N.S., and brother, John (Mary) MacInnis, Sydney.
Theresa will be buried beside her husband Eric in Pine Hill Cemetery on Aug. 20, 1913.
Donations in her memory to Cure PSP Foundation, Ontario.
8/14/2013 Sydney
Jessome Catherine 'Frances' Jessome CBP 8/24/2013
Catherine 'Frances' Jessome
Born In: Gardiner Mines
Born: July 30th, 1928
Passed in: Gardiner Mines/Point Aconi
Passed on: August 22nd, 2013
Frances Jessome born on July 30, 1928, of Gardner Mines, N.S., passed away on Aug. 22, 2013. at Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sebina Marsh of Mill Creek, N.S.
Frances was born in Mill Creek and lived the majority of her life in beautiful Point Aconi. Frances was the youngest girl of 16 children. She married her first husband, Bernard Beaton (deceased) in 1945 and her second husband Leo Francis Jessome (deceased) in 1961. She has a total of five children, Kevin Beaton (Helen) of Mill Creek, Richard Beaton (deceased) (Laura)of Mill Creek, John Beaton (Maria) of Stoney Creek, Ont., Francine Bona (Brian) of Gardner Mines and an infant son who died at birth. She is survived by her sister, Josephine Campbell, Mill Creek.
Frances adored all of her granddaughters and great-grandchildren. Her grandchildren are Tanya Bagshaw, Alberta, Danielle Francis, Ontario, Aimee Bachman, Massachusetts, Dawn-Michelle Timms, Ontario, Joanie MacRae, Point Aconi, Monique Boutilier, Ontario and Sonia Vukelich, Ontario. Her great-grandchildren are Rialy, Laura-Lynn, Marget Joan, Ryan, Madison, Gavin, Ella, Brennan, Noah, Emilia, Lucas, Lily, Abigail (deceased) and the newest great-grandchild Reagan and a baby boy to be born in January.
Frances was predeceased by her brothers, Clarence, Ignatious 'Buddy', Melvin, Leo, Pat, and Garfield Marsh. Also, her sisters, Hazel Campbell, Viola Campbell and Dorothy Quinn.
Frances will be remembered for many things but one that sticks out was her baking! Nan loved to bake and share her goodies with everyone. From carrot cake, bread, and fried dough to apple and lemon pies, fruit cake, chocolate cake with boiled icing and scones. Delicious, yummy treats always devoured and never any leftovers. Thankfully she shared her recipes with her family and each time one of these are made by one of us she will be remembered and thought of.
Frances will be remembered as being a simple woman but very active, always working in the yard, painting, and staying busy. She appreciated an orderly and clean house which has rubbed off on her granddaughters! She owned a Siberian husky for a number of years, Yukon, who surprisingly she adored! Frances was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Bras d'Or, N.S. She prayed every morning and St. Anne was her patron saint. We will miss her prayers for us.
She adored all of her granddaughter's husbands and would remind us all of how wonderful they were and how lucky we were. She was reminded jokingly that they were lucky too and that would make her laugh. Only one granddaughter lives in Cape Breton and whenever some of them came home to visit, it was a must to bring with them her two favourite things: a Tim Hortons coffee and some scratch tickets. For fun, Frances frequented the casino. She would play the slot machines and be tickled pink coming home with her winnings. Our Nan was a tart lady with strength, stubbornness and loyalty. She was loved and respected by her family and Cape Breton will never be the same for us.
Visitation for Frances will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Cremation to follow. A funeral mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday at St. Joseph Church, Bras d’Or, with Rev. Peter McLeod officiating. Burial will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com.
8/22/2013 Gardiner Mines
Jones Lillian Jones CBP 11/9/2013
Lillian Jones
Born: August 6th, 1911
Passed in: Glace Bay
Passed on: November 7th, 2013
Lillian Dixon Jones, 102, a resident of Seaview Manor passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 7,2013 at Seaview Manor, Glace Bay.
Born in Tanfield Lea, England, August 6,1911, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Florence (Dixon) Wilkie.
Lillian is survived by sons, David (Paula), Robert (Brenda) and
stepson, Ronald; daughter Brenda (Roy), nieces, nephews and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Lillian was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, November 10, 2013 at the SW Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564
Alexandra St., Sydney. With Majors Kent and Dana Hepditch officiating.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Seaview Manor and Dr. Ellerker for their care and compassion given to our mother over the
years.
Donations in Lillian's memory can be made to the Seaview Manor, Glace Bay.
Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com.
11/7/2013 Tanfield Lea, England
Johnson Margaret Johnson (Dunning) CBP 11/16/2013
Margaret Johnson (Dunning)
Born In: Hazel Hill
Passed in: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: November 8th, 2013
Margaret Carmichael (Dunning) Johnson passed away peacefully on November 8th, 2013 at the Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow at the age of 95 after a brief illness. Born in Hazel Hill, Guysborough County she was the youngest daughter of the late John and Jessie (Cooke) Dunning. She is survived by niece, Diane (Eric) Ingham; nephew, John (Eleanor) Dunning; and step-son, Melbourne (Sharon) Johnson; niece, Barbara (Wayne) Coady and several step-grandchildren and grandnieces and grandnephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Rollie Johnson; sisters, Jean Dunning and Mary McDowell; brother, Bill Dunning and nephew, William (Jill) Taylor. Margaret was an employee of Eastern Air Command, Halifax during the Second World War followed by employment with Wood Gundy and Marsh Adjustment Bureau. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by request. Funeral arrangements are tentatively scheduled for August 2014 at St. James Anglican Church, Kentville, N. S. Under the direction of White Family Funeral Home followed by interment in Garden of Rest Cemetery. Funeral notice will be posted at a later date. Family flowers only by request. Donations in her memory may be made to the Fundy Interchurch Food Bank, Kentville or a charity of your choice. Special thanks from the family to Gordon, Lauren and Chris for always being there for Aunt Marg during her stay at the Valley View Villa in Stellarton. On-line inquiries and condolences may be made by visiting www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com.
11/8/2013 Hazel Hill
Jesty Mary Jesty CBP 3/11/2013
Mary Jesty
Born In: George's River
It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of our mother Mary Jesty at the Glace Bay Hospital.
Born in Georges River, Cape Breton, she was the daughter of the late John and Ann (McDougall) Walker.
She is survived by her loving sons, Tom (Traci), London, Ont., Kevin, Glace Bay, and Dave (Susan), Calgary; grandchildren, Madeleine, Liam, Sarah and Alyson; one sister, Margaret Walker.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Cameron and brothers, Peter and Daniel Walker.
She was a head nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Glace Bay and a long-time parishioner of St. Anne’s Church.
Visitation will be today (Monday, March 11) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Curry’s Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Glace Bay. A funeral mass will be celebrated Tuesday, March 12 at 10 a.m. in St. Anne’s Church. The Rev. Leo Boone will be officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Glace Bay Hospital.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.jmcurryfuneralhome.com.
3/6/2013 George's River
Johnson Theresa Johnson CBP 3/14/2013
Theresa Johnson
Born In: Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: March 12th, 2013
Theresa Johnson, 51 of Halifax, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at the QE II Hospital, Halifax.
Born in Guysborough, N.S., she was the daughter of the late Mary Caroline Brooks, Eskasoni.
At an early age Theresa was moved from Guysborough to Halifax where she lived happily for many years with friends and caregivers in her group home.
She is survived by sisters, Ruby and Sharon and brother, George, all of Guysborough and by aunt, Marcella (Peter), Eskasoni; uncles, John, Eskasoni and Richard of Sydney and by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her sister, Marguerite in 2011.
Visitation for Theresa Johnson will begin today (Thursday) after 7 p.m. at the Gabriel Center, Eskasoni. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, March 16 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Church with Rev. Martin MacDougall officiating. Interment in Holy Family Parish Cemetery, Eskasoni.
Online condolences to www.twcurry.com.
3/12/2013 Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada
Joynsen Muriel (Eagles) Joynsen CBP 5/2/2013
Muriel (Eagles) Joynsen
Born In: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: November 21st, 1943
Passed on: April 29th, 2013
Muriel (Eagles) Joynsen, 69, Thunder Bay, Ont. Died suddenly and unexpectedly on April 29th, 2013, at her home. Born in Glace Bay, Nov. 21st, 1943, of the late Arthur and Nina Eagles. Survived by her husband, Dennis, of 20 years; her children, Brenda (Harold Spithoff), Nina (Jamie Riberdy), Earl (Kelly) Lyons, Betty (Al Scalzo) and all her grandchildren. Also survived by brothers, Billy (Jeanette), Charlie (Maureen), Paddy (Irene), Johnnie (Rose), Richie (Debbie); sisters, Dora (Mel Larsen), Evelyn (Francie Milley), Arlene (Bryan Darby). Besides her late parents, she was deceased by her siblings, Frankie, Ray (Bernie), Mary (Len Joynsen), Arthur (Lil). Muriel will be sadly missed by her family, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends.
Muriel was our sister and friend whom we all loved and respected. She will be sadly missed forever. Lova ya girl.
A memorial service to be held Friday, May 03, 2013, at 8:00 A.M. at St. Ann's Church, Glace Bay.
4/29/2013 Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jessome Bill Jessome CBP 12/11/2013
Born In: Whitney Pier
Passed in: Halifax, Canada
Passed on: December 9th, 2013
We've lost one of our greatest storytellers. Bill Jessome died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at night, in Camp Hill's
Veteran's Memorial Building in Halifax surrounded by loving family. He was 88.
The world was preparing to go to war in Europe when Bill stepped up onto the buckboard, grabbed the
reins and began his journey into adulthood in Sydney. Still a young teen, Bill guided his horse drawn wagon
through the streets of Whitney Pier making deliveries and earning a few dollars to help out at home. By the
time he turned 18 he was ready to serve his family, and his country, far from home. Bill joined up, and
went off to fight in Italy.
After the war, Bill was no longer content to roam the streets of his childhood. He fought to protect the
world from evil, and he was ready to see what the world had to offer in exchange. That's when the rail-thin
ex-soldier spotted a beautiful girl at a bus stop on Charlotte Street. Rose Rizok owned Bill's heart from that
first glance until his final breath.
Bill had high hopes for a Pier Boy. He wanted to break into the exciting new field of television. He took his
new bride, his dreams and his determination to New England and New York. Bill broke into TV and worked
with broadcast legends Ed Asner and Jack Paar. Despite the glitz of The Big Apple and the charm of
Beantown Bill answered the call of home. He returned to Sydney and launched a brilliant broadcast career.
Bill helped pioneer a tone and style of TV storytelling still copied by young broadcasters today.
Bill's talents took him from the horse drawn wagon of his youth to conversations with prime ministers and
royalty. Through it all he never lost touch with that wide eyed young boy on the buckboard. He maintained
a personal gentleness and grace honed in humble beginnings.
Bill's broadcast legacy, his honour and his reputation are secure as he marks the end of this journey.
Among his many accomplishments he would cite meeting and marrying Rose as the biggest. He might just
list the love of their precious dog Muffy as the second.
Rose left this life long before Bill as did their son Richard Rizok. Bill's twin brother Mike and his brothers
Aubrey, Phonse and Leo along with his sister Mary Neville and his parents Phonse Sr. and Katherine died
before him as well. He leaves behind his brothers Roy and Roddie and sisters Delores Graham and Eleanor
George and his cherished grandchildren Michelle, Glenna, Glenn and Jonathan Rizok. We believe he is
walking with Rose now as Muffy bounces beside them. Join us as we say good bye to Bill.
Visitation will be at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, 755 George St., Sydney on Friday, Dec. 13 from 2-4 p.m/
and from 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated at Holy Redeemer Church on Victoria Road in Whitney
Pier Saturday morning at 11 a.m.. Reception to follow in the basement of the church.
If you can't be with us please share your thoughts about Bill online courtesy of J.A. Snow Funeral Home in
Halifax at www.jasnowfuneralhome.com.
12/9/2013 Whitney Pier
Johnstone Kevin Johnstone CBP 3/23/2013
Kevin Johnstone
Passed on: March 9th, 2013
Kevin Gordon Johnstone, 48, died March 9, 2013.
Kevin was the son of Gordon and Barbara (Wilton) Johnstone former residents of Glace Bay.
Kevin was a chemical engineer at the Woodside Imperial Oil Refinery in Dartmouth.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Stacey (Abbass), daughter of Tony and the late Barbara Abbass; his daughters, Cassandra and Jillian; brother, Brian (Suzanne); nephews, Bradley and Alex, Woodstock, N.B. and Aunt Betty Ann Sanford, Annapolis Royale.
The funeral took place Friday, March 15, 2013 in Dartmouth with Fr. Frank Abbass, uncle from East Bay and Rev. Phillip Kennedy of Woodlawn United Church officiating.
Kevin is the grandson of the late Jack and Alice Johnstone and the late Eldon and Elizabeth (Carmichael) Wilton, all former residents of Glace Bay.
3/9/2013

Jenkins James 'Buster' Jenkins CBP 3/26/2013
James 'Buster' Jenkins
Born In: Glace Bay
Passed on: March 22nd, 2013
It is with great sadness, that we announce the untimely passing of James ‘Buster’ Jenkins, dear son, husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend on Friday, March 22, 2013, in Glace Bay.
Born in Glace Bay, Buster was the son of Leah (Collins) Jenkins and the late Alex Jenkins.
Buster was employed at the Sydney Steel Plant for over 30 years.
He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed playing pool and darts. In his younger years, Buster loved playing softball with the Birch Grove Lynk Electric team. He deeply enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren playing sports from T-ball to high school hockey.
Buster is survived by his wife, Joann Hynes; stepchildren, Jody (Annette), Glace Bay, Natosha, Ontario; son, Ryan (Shirley), Reserve Mines; seven grandchildren, Jordan, Trevor, Branden, Jodi, Mackenzie, Cam and Caelynn; brothers, Brenden (Shirley), Albert (June), Robert, Rudy (Doreen), Wade (Denise), Clyde (Leone), Roy; sisters, Jane (Ken), Claudine (Will), Caroline (Ron) and Marilyn.
Besides his father, Buster was predeceased by a brother, Verne, brothers-in-law, John MacDonald, Blair MacPherson, Wayne Hynes, Billy Hynes, Fabe Nash, nephews, Allan, Richard, Justin Jenkins, Lee Hynes and in-laws, Jack and Gertie Hynes.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home Chapel, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay, with Rev. Clayton Austin officiating.
As an expression of sympathy for Buster, memorial donations in his memory may be made to Nova Scotia Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Kidney Foundation.
Online condolences to the family can be expressed at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca.
2/22/2013 Glace Bay
Jackson Edna (O'Neill) Jackson CBP 3/26/2013
Edna (O'Neill) Jackson
Born In: Sydney
Born: July 19th, 1944
Passed on: March 23rd, 2013
The death of Edna Ruth (O'Neil) Jackson of Sydney, N.S., occurred on March 23, 2013 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital An Cala Palliative Care Unit succumbing to a three year battle with cancer.
Born July 19, 1944 in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Evelyn O'Neil of Point Edward and the late Joe MacNeil of Leitches Creek.
Edna is survived by one sister, Mary in London, Ont.; husband, Bruce; four sons, Kevin and his son, Josh, Smithsville, Ont., Todd and Ulla and their sons, Karl and Oliver, Nybro Sweden, Glen and Kim and their daughter, Alyssa, Liverpool, N.S. and Jason and Louis, New Waterford, N.S. Lifelong best friends and cousins, Darlene Dyet, Elva Cormier, Lydia and Seward. Special friends, Doug and Jeanette Jackson.
Edna worked many years at Sydney Zellers before going into business for herself running Jackson's Convenience and Deli in Sydney River. Edna greeted every customer with a smile and took great pleasure in having a laugh with the regulars. Edna's true passion was caring for others and Edna took great pride in being a home care worker which she did up until her illness.
We would like to thank Dr. Pahil, Dr. Glen Worth, Dr. John Ritter, Dr. D'ntino, Laurie Mortimer and the wonderful nurses who showed Edna so much care and compassion. I would also like to thank Jason and Louis for the love and devotion which made the last three years bearable.
In honouring Edna's wishes cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or service.
Condolences may be sent to the family at ednajmemories@hotmail.com.
3/23/2013 Sydney
Johnson Prentice Johnson CBP 4/5/2013
Prentice Johnson
Born In: Sydney
Passed on: April 1st, 2013
It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Prentice Albert Gerard Johnson on April 1, 2013 in Eskasoni.
Born in Sydney, he was the son of Mary and Allan Googoo and baby boy forever to Dr. Margaret Johnson ‘Dr. Granny’ and John T. Johnson.
A country music fan, he loved to sing. He was a hard worker and always took his jobs seriously. He took pride in working as a janitor in Membertou and also was an adult care worker for Eskasoni. He made the disabled and elders feel extra special and he was well known for taking care of his beloved mom, Dr. Granny.
He is survived by five children: two daughters, Angie Joy and Presley; three sons, Justin MacNeil, Prentice ‘PJ’ and Drey; brothers, Dylan and Ethan; sisters, Stephanie, Sacha and Carlee; stepbrother, Derek Johnson. Also survived by his aunts, Lottie Johnson, Elizabeth Paul, Patricia Dennis, Carol (Russell) Marshall; uncles, Albert Julian, Gerald Johnson, Gerard (Regina) Johnson and Thomas (Elizabeth) Johnson.
He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Margaret and John T. Johnson; sister in infancy, Allie Catherine Googoo; uncles, Arthur Julian, Ralph Julian; aunts, Joan Marshall and Linda Moore.
Visitation will take place Saturday, April 6 at the Gabriel Center after 7 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated at the Holy Family Church in Eskasoni on Monday, April 8 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Martin MacDougall officiating.
Online condolences can be made at www.twcurry.com.
4/1/2013 Sydney
Jolley Charles Jolley CBP 8/29/2013
Charles Jolley
Passed in: Glace Bay
Passed on: August 28th, 2013
It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, announce the death of our father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Charles Jolley on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 at home with his loving family by his side.
Born in Glace Bay, Charlie was the son of the late John and Sarah (Mullins) Jolley. He was employed as a mechanic with S&L Railway/Devco until his retirement. He especially loved steam engines.
Charlie was a veteran of the Second World War. He served in the Canadian Army, 9th Canadian Field Squadron, as a sapper with the Royal Canadian Engineers. He was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 3, John Bernard Croak VC, Glace Bay.
Until his illness, he was a devout member of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, Glace Bay. As an alter boy, he served at the first mass in Latin at Holy Cross.
Charlie is survived by his daughters, Ann Marie Conrad (David), Darlene Curnew (Ralph); his son, Charles Gordon Jolley (Stephanie) and daughter-in-law, Paulette (Dillon) Jolley; cherished grandchildren, John Jolley (Tracey), Jason Jolley (Tamara), Brian Conrad (Kerri), Carolyn Jolley, Micheal Conrad (Aimee), Jaime Conrad-Howie (George), Craig Curnew (Becky), Aaron Jolley, Stephen Jolley (Denise) and Andrew Jolley; great-grandchildren, Tyler, Mairi, Emily, Trystin, Bryce, Juliana, Leah, Tyler Dylan, Ben, Seth and Lukas. Also surviving is a brother, Joseph, Ottawa, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Charlie was predeceased by his loving wife, Mary (MacDonald); sons, Frank, John; son-in-law, David Conrad; brothers, John, Frank, Bill, Richard, Eddie; sisters, Helen, Bridget, Marie and Agnes.
As his family can attest, Charlie was great at improvising and making-do. He enjoyed his garden and flowers of all types, giving numerous flowers and plants away from his yard and greenhouses. Charlie was very interested, in his own way, in protecting the environment for future generations, having been a member of several environmental groups.
Visitation for Charlie Jolley will be held today (Thursday), Aug. 29, 2013, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. A funeral mass will be celebrated Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church. Fr. Norman MacPhee will be officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney. Online condolences to the Jolley family are available through www.vjmcgillivray.ca.
8/28/2013

Johnston Roger Johnston CBP 4/23/2013
Roger Johnston
Born In: Sydney Forks
Born: April 5th, 1951
Passed on: April 20th, 2013
After a short courageous battle with cancer, passed away very peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family.
Roger was predeceased by his parents, the late Earl and Katherine Johnston of Sydney Forks, Cape Breton.
He is survived by his loving wife, Judy; his children: son, Ken (Kim); daughter, Holly; by his wonderful grandchildren, Joshua and Madison. He also leaves behind his two older brothers, Gerald, Douglas (Fay) and their families; many cherished nieces, nephews and friends.
Memorial service to be held at Elizabeth Park Protestant Chapel, Ottawa, Ont. on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 11 a.m. Reception to follow.
Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Susan Gick, Nelson and Caroline from A-One Palliative Care; Lynn and the nursing staff at CCAC.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the Kelly Funeral Home, Barrhaven Chapel, 3000 Woodroffe Ave., Nepean, Ont. 613-823-4747.
4/20/2013 Sydney Forks
Jessome Margaret 'Peggy' (LeBlanc) Jessome CBP 5/30/2013
Margaret 'Peggy' (LeBlanc) Jessome
Passed in: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Passed on: May 28th, 2013
Peacefully after a short struggle with cancer on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at the St. Catharines General Hospital, at the age of 77, with her loving family by her side.
Adored wife of Norman Geddes of 12 years. Beloved mother of Michael (Linda) Taylor, Clayton (Heather), Alphonse (Judy), Darrell (Emy), Terry Whiteside, Patty (Al) Green, Bobby (Arlene).
Predeceased by daughter, Roberta Maitland, son Wade and sister Netty.
Cherished Grandma to 19 grandchildren and Granny to 21 great-grandchildren. Loving sister to Stanley (Pat), Dorothy (Keith), Henry (Rosemary), Sonny (Bev), Geneva (Mike), Cecilia (Jim), and John (Kim). Also survived by her many family members and close friends.
Peggy was a member of the Merriton Royal Canadian Legion No. 138 and Unit No. 44 Canadian Corps Association in Thorold. Peggy was a devout Catholic and is now in the arms of God in heaven.
Family will receive friends at the George Darte Funeral Home, 585 Carlton St. on Friday between 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Vigil prayers will be held in the funeral home on Friday at 3 p.m. Funeral service will be celebrated in the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow service at Victoria Lawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to be made to Tender Wishes.
Online guestbook www.georgedartefuneralhome.com.
5/28/2013

Johnson John Joseph Johnson CBP 7/2/2013
John Johnson
Born In: Guysborough
Passed in: Eskasoni
Passed on: June 25th, 2013
John Joseph Johnson, 64 of Eskasoni passed away on June 25, 2013 at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Guysborough Co., he was the son of the late Charlie and Harriet (Bernard) Johnson.
John will be remembered for his great sense of humour, he loved to hear and or tell a good joke. He enjoyed fishing in the ponds and lakes in Guysborough. He also enjoyed singing and dancing at home with family and friends.
He is survived by sister, Marcella Johnson (Peter Young); brother, Richard Johnson; god daughter, Faith Francis; many nieces, nephew and cousins.
He was predeceased by sisters, Caroline Brooks, Elizabeth Dort and Angeline Johnson; nieces, Margaret, Theresa and Anacelia Johnson.
Visitation will begin after 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2 at 151 Beach Road, Eskasoni. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 4, at Holy Family Church, Eskasoni, Fr. Martin MacDougall will officiate. Interment in parish cemetery.
Online condolences may by visiting www.twcurry.com.
6/25/2013 Guysborough
Janes Mary Eva (Martin) Janes CBP 7/15/2013
Mary Eva (Martin) Janes
Born In: Harbour Grace, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: April 27th, 1922
Passed in: Dominion, Canada
Passed on: July 12th, 2013
Mary Eva Janes (Martin), 91, of Dominion, N.S., passed away peacefully on Friday, July 12, 2013, at the Seaview Manor, Glace Bay.
Eva (born 27 April, 1922) was one of 16 children born to Agnes (O’Neill) and William Martin of Harbour Grace, N.L.
She dedicated her life to her family and will be remembered for her great sense of humour. Her children hold many precious memories of the summers spent at Crooked Lake Road beach, Framboise.
Eva is survived by three children, Bridget Fitzgerald, Timberlea, Dauphinee (Ron) Gaida, Alberta, and Joseph also from Alberta.; 11 grandchildren, Carolann, Wendy, Sharon, Brian, Denise, Breton, Karla, Allan, Ashley, Roland and Jennifer; 22 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild as well as sisters, Aggie, Saskatchewan, Annie, Newfoundland, and Gladys, Sydney.
She was predeceased by her husband, Charles in 1997, three children, Charlie, Charlene and Howard, sisters, Nell, Theresa, Marguerite, Kathleen, Gertrude, Maureen, Shirley and Eileen, and brothers, John, Alf, Leonard, Andrew and Walter.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 17 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, July 18 in Patten Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Myrna MacMullin officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.
Donations can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.pattenfuneral.com.
7/12/2013 Harbour Grace, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Johnston David Joseph Johnston CBP 11/1/2013
David Joseph Johnston
Born In: Sydney
Born: March 1st, 1954
Passed in: Fort Myers Florida
Passed on: October 25th, 2013
With broken hearts, we announce the sudden passing of our extraordinary husband, father, and brother, David Joseph Johnston, of Sydney, N.S., and Fort Myers, Fla.
He departed this life on Oct. 25, 2013, at his winter residence in Fort Myers. Though we mourn his premature passing, we will always remember the great satisfaction he received from being of service to others. We will continue to celebrate and carry with us his kind and gentle spirit and his ability to appreciate the humour in life.
Dave was born in Sydney, N.S. on March 1, 1954, and grew up in Ashby. He was passionate about sports such as baseball, hockey and golf throughout his life, and played high school hockey for Sydney Academy. He later played for St. Francis Xavier University and the Port Hawkesbury Strait Pirates in between studying and partaking in the festive camaraderie of university life. Although his hockey playing ended after university, he continued to be involved with the Cape Breton Metro Hockey Association where he served on the Board of Directors at the time of his passing.
After graduating from St. F.X. (B.Com.), Dave received his Chartered Accountant designation in 1976 with Thorne Riddell (predecessor firm of KPMG) in Sydney. In 1983, he was appointed the youngest partner of KPMG Canada at that time, proving that hard work does pay off.
He retired in 2010 from MGM Associates in Sydney. Throughout his career, he was a dedicated professional who took pride in accomplishing a job well done. However, he still found time to fulfill his role as a family man, attending numerous hockey tournaments and dance recitals, and leading the kids on annual Christmas “stocking missions” with (seeming) enthusiasm.
While he continually offered words of wisdom and reason to his family and friends, he provided just the right amount of comic relief, reminding us of the value in seeing the lighter side of things.
Dave happily embraced retirement, trading full-time-work for full-time-golf. He was a member of the Lingan Golf & Country Club for 35 years where he served on the Board of Directors on three separate occasions. Following retirement, he was also a member of Gateway Golf & Country Club in Fort Myers. Through golf, Dave had a close circle of both “old friends” and “new friends,” which he greatly cherished. Aside from spending his spare time on the greens, Dave was a voracious reader and enjoyed working in the yard, taking great pride in his property.
Dave is survived by his wife, Pamela Stevens; son, Steven, Sussex, N.B.; daughter, Lauren, Vancouver, B.C.; sisters, Gloria (Rick) Farmer, Terry (John) Williams; and brother-in-law, Angus MacLean, as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, Eileen and Bernard Johnston, sister, Bernadette MacLean, and mother-and-father-in-law, Jack and Elsie Stevens.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Daniel Church, Alexandra Street, with reception to follow.
Family flowers only. Donations can be made to a charity of your choice. Alternatively, we encourage those who wish to make donations to consider donating blood to Canadian Blood Services, as Dave was a regular blood donor during his adult life.
10/25/2013 Sydney
Jessome Amy Jessome CBP 7/31/2013
Amy Jessome
Passed on: July 26th, 2013
The Jessome family is devastated to announce the untimely passing of Amy Raylene Jessome on Friday, July 26, 2013.
Raylene was 38 years old and the youngest of four children, born to the late Ronald 'Dick' Jessome and is survived by her mother, Marie (Morrison) Jessome of Florence. Raylene was the adored baby of the family and truly a ray of sunshine. After Memorial High School, Raylene’s interests lead her to dog grooming which suited her as everyone knew her great love of animals knew no bounds. Raylene's greatest passion in life however; was without a doubt her adoring son, Faaron, who she loved beyond measure. To Faaron, his mother was his moon, his sun and the stars. Also left shocked and heartbroken are sisters, Rhonna and Paula Renee (Brian Khan) and brother, Timmy (Janna Boutilier), nieces and nephews and many friends.
Besides her father, Raylene was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Ann Rita (MacKinnon) and George Arthur (Mossy) Morrison and her paternal grandparents, Muriel (MacDonald) and Louis Jessome.
Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of J.M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St. Sydney Mines. A celebration of Raylene’s life will take place on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a trust fund for Faaron Rayne Jessome by contacting rhonnajessome@hotmail.com.
Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.jmjobesfuneralhome.com.
7/26/2013

Jacobs Joseph Jacobs CBP 5/16/2013
Joseph Jacobs
Passed in: Sydney
Passed on: May 15th, 2013
It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Joe worked as a steelworker until his retirement.
Surviving are his wife, Amelia; sons, Joseph Jr. and Wesley (Darlene); daughter, Debbie Manning; grandchildren, Albert, Katherine, Shalene and JD and great-grandchildren, Alannah, Chucky, Karlies, Justin, Jocelyn, Karmin and Joyce. Also survived by his siblings, George, Marie Muise, Edgar (Mary), Ted (Sharon), Mattie (Theresa), Harry (Carol), Hilda (Melvin) Hillier and Winnie Larade.
Joe was predeceased by his daughter, Susan, parents, Matt and Levenia and siblings, Frank, Gordie, Lorraine, James and Mabel.
In keeping with Joe’s wishes, there will be no visitation. A private family service will be held at a later date.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or email sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca.
5/15/2013 Sydney
Jewells Carrie 'Diane' Jewells CBP 9/27/2013
Carrie 'Diane' Jewells
Born In: Glace Bay
Passed in: Glace Bay
Passed on: September 25th, 2013
It is with broken hearts that we the family announce the passing of Diane Jewells on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney surrounded by her family.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Carrie (Dean) Jewells.
She was employed as a trimmer at the Ka’Le Bay Seafoods. Diane enjoyed bowling, loved to dance and playing pranks on people, especially a piece of cake in the face.
Diane is survived by her companion, Clifford Hoban; her son, Blaine Jewells, North Attleboro, Mass.; stepson, David (Lynn) Hoban, Glace Bay; grandson, Matthew Jewells, North Attleboro, Mass.; step grandchildren, Cody and Haley Hoban, Glace Bay. She is also survived by sisters, Myrna (David) George, Glace Bay, Ethel (John) Spencer, Port Morien, Linda (Watson) Wilson, Donkin; brothers, Edward (Norita), Donkin, Roy, John (Linda),
and Terry (Natalie), all of Glace Bay, Gary, Florida, and Carl (Jeanette), Halifax; brother-in-law, Tim (Betty) Hoban; sisters-in-law Joanie (Garnet) MacKay, and Shirley (Hughie) MacKay, as well as many nieces and nephews, and close friends, Vivian, Jean Anne and Patsy.
Besides her parents, Diane was predeceased by her daughter-in-law, Susan Jewells, stepson, Robbie Hoban, sister, Leah Agnes Ann Jewells and sister-in-law, Mary MacKenzie.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens following a reception at the funeral home.
Donations in Diane's memory may be made to the Cape Breton Palliative Care Unit, CBRH.
Online condolences may be sent to our web page at www.chantfuneralhome.com.
9/25/2013 Glace Bay
Jamieson Alexander Neil 'Sandy' Jamieson CBP 10/7/2013
Alexander Neil 'Sandy' Jamieson
Born In: Glace Bay
Passed in: Glace Bay
Passed on: October 5th, 2013
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Sandy Jamieson, 57, of Glace Bay.Sandy passed away on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at the Glace Bay Hospital after a lengthy illness surrounded by his family.
Born in Glace Bay, Sandy was the son of Phyllis Georgina (Gillard) and the late James 'Skooks' Francis Jamieson.
Sandy will be sadly missed by brothers, John (Lorna), Calgary, Wallace (Trisha), Glace Bay; sisters, Debbie Jamieson (Mark), Ontario, Kimberly Jamieson, Glace Bay; very special nephew, Jeffery Jamieson; nieces, Crystal Lynn Fogarty, Clarrisa Jamieson, Danielle Chaisson and Stephanie Chaisson. Also surviving is a loyal and best friend, Francis Eagles, Halifax.
Besides his father, Sandy was predeceased by a brother, James Arthur, in infancy, paternal grandparents, Alex and Martina 'Sis' Jamieson and maternal grandparents, Rita and Theoplous Gillard.
The family are honouring Sandy’s wishes. Cremation has taken place and visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. A funeral mass will be celebrated 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at St. Anthony’s Church, Glace Bay, with Fr. Norman MacPhee officiating. A luncheon will follow in the church hall. Interment will be in St. Anne’s Cemetery, Glace Bay.
Online condolences to the Jamieson family are available through www.vjmcgillivray.ca.
10/5/2013 Glace Bay
Johnson Darrell Johnson CBP 10/26/2013
Darrell Johnson
Passed in: Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Passed on: October 15th, 2013
Passed away at his home in Cambridge, Ont., on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at the age of 55. Dear son of Edward and Eureka (nee Jones) Johnson; brother of Ken, Chris & Dawn (nee Johnson) Ingram. Father of Vincent & Norma Johnson.
To honour Darrell’s wishes there will be no formal visitation or funeral service. Cremation has taken place.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Bridges.
Arrangements have been entrusted to COUTTS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 519-621-1650.
Online condolences may be left at www.couttsfuneralhome.com.
10/15/2013

Jessome Elizabeth (MacDonald) Jessome CBP 10/28/2013
Elizabeth (MacDonald) Jessome
Passed in: Ball's Creek
Passed on: August 26th, 2013
Jessome (MacDonald), Elizabeth, 73, of Balls Creek, N.S., passed away on Aug. 26, 2013.
She is deeply missed by her son, Kerry Laffin (Sheila), Aylesford; her daughter, Cathleen MacKinnon, Cole Harbour; grandchildren, Catherine Laffin, (Corey), Tiffany MacKinnon, Justin Laffin, Michael Laffin; great-grandchildren, Destiny Laffin, Tiana Oliver MacKinnon, Tristain Laffin, Shoncy Simmonds MacKinnon and Athyas Johns.
A brief Graveside service will be held on November 2nd, 2013 in the old “Union” Cemetery, at St. Stephens United Church, Port Hood, N.S. Pastor Maggie Plant officiating.
Condolences can be emailed to cathleenmac@eastlink.ca or call 902-404-2997.
Flowers are welcome as she loved flowers.
8/26/2013

Jones Tom 'Topper' Jones CBP 10/29/2013
Tom 'Topper' Jones
Passed in: New Waterford
Passed on: October 22nd, 2013
Tom (Topper) Jones, a kind and loving man, left his family and friends Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013. With him as he died were his sons, Kirk and Adam and sisters Anne and Freda.
His parents, Marcella (MacDonald) and Tom (Mate) Jones, taught their children to love and care for each other. Through their acts of generosity to others, their children learned to help those in their community. Topper took these lessons to heart, always being loyal to family and friends. Topper loved his parents and looked after them in their later years. He enjoyed hunting with his father and taking long rides to enjoy the Cape Breton scenery. As they drove along he would point and say "I did that roof, that foundation and that furnace." You can see how Topper left his mark all over Cape Breton.
Those who will especially miss him are his sons Kirk and Adam (Clare); sisters Freda (George) Fraser, Ontario, Anne (David) Jack and brother Billie, both of Victoria, BC. His nieces and nephews will lovingly miss their Uncle Topper. Joey MacDougall and Topper were blood brothers and worked together since Joey was 16. He and his family were like a second family to Topper.
Topper had a charismatic personality, lighting up a room with this presence. He always showed a special kindness towards the elderly. All his friends said he would have been a millionaire if he had been paid for all of the work he did for others. He also had a special place in his heart for animals. When you went to his house Beowulf the dog would greet you wagging his tail. And Topper and Mindy Bird, a pigeon brought home with a broken wing, shared a mutual admiration for many years.
His friends were loyal to him and he would like to thank all, but there are so many it would be impossible to mention every one. There are some, however, that must be mentioned. Alec and Lois Mills and Wayne and Mitchie Rich were Topper's emergency response team. When something important needed to be done he would say "Phone Alec" or "Get Wayne." His cousin Hilda and her husband Ray White were there to search for his favorite wool socks and bring a blueberry pie. Everett Durdle ploughed the drive-way, brought propane and his wife's preserves. Roger Embree, Johnny MacMaster, Duke Fraser, Gillian MacKenzie and Gussy Peckham gave freely of their time and support. Countless times there would be a knock on the door and someone would be there to drop off food, fresh fish and his favorite "pull apart bread." The family greatly appreciates your many acts of kindness.
Topper was predeceased by his father, Tom Jones (Joggins); mother Marcella MacDonald (Port Hood); sisters, Rachel (Nellie) Heighton who is survived by Thomas and Marilyn Heighton, Mary Fleet who is survived by Tommy, BJ and Robbie, Halifax and two brothers Thomas Robert and Donald Thomas, who died in infancy.
The Jones family extend their thanks to every staff member at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital especially (not in any order, Topper loved them equally); The members of the Palliative Care Unit including Laurie Mortimer, RN, Michelle Murphy, RN and Dr. John Ritter; Dr. Kian Kodagoda and the caring staff of the Oncology unit. The compassionate nurses of the VON who, through their care, fulfilled his wish to die at home.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, New Waterford. The family invites you to a graveside service at St. Agnes Cemetery, New Waterford, Wednesday, October 30th at 10 a.m. with Rev. Duncan Roach officiating. There will be a celebration of Topper's life to follow at St. Leonard's Parish Hall on Convent Street.
Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca.
To enable them to continue their wonderful service to all Cape Bretoners, the family would appreciate any donations be made to the An Cala Palliative Unit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, 1482 George Street, Sydney, N.S., B1P-1P3 or your favorite charity.
10/22/2013 New Waterford
Jackson Ralph Carl Jackson CBP 11/26/2013
Ralph Carl Jackson
Born In: Sydney River
Born: May 26th, 1926
Passed in: Sydney
Passed on: November 24th, 2013
Ralph Jackson, of Spruce Haven Drive, Sydney, formerly from Sydney River, passed away Nov. 24, 2013, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
An outdoorsman to his core, he was happiest in nature, by a lake or river, with a fishing pole in hand. He was a behind the scenes kind of guy, always quick to lend a hand, always staying out of the spotlight and always helping someone.
Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late Hubert and Ivy Jackson, Sydney River.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Georgina 'Fluff'(Yates); sons, Ralph (Teresa), Alan; daughters, Janice (Andrew Terris), Barb (Weldon Ferguson); his favourite granddaughter, Natasha (Evan McMaster); grandsons, Stephen, Adam, Scott and Nicholas Jackson, Logan and Kyle Ferguson.; great-grandchildren, Lachlan 'Buster' and Rowan McMaster, sister, Bertha (Benedict).
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his infant daughter, Sandra, brothers, Gordon, Douglas, Edward and John, sister, Clara Ross and Isabel Novak.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney, from 1-4 and 6-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Brenda Drake officiating. A private burial at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Canadian Lung Associating or to a charity
of choice.
Online condolences may be sent to our web page at www.chantfuneralhome.com.
11/24/2013 Sydney River
Jobes Agnes Jobes CBP 11/26/2013
Agnes Jobes
Born In: Scotland
Born: April 22nd, 1921
Passed in: Florence
Passed on: November 24th, 2013
It is with heartfelt sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of our loving mother at Taigh Solas on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013.
Born in Scotland on April 22, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Mary (McShane) Baxter.
In her early years, she immigrated to Canada with her family. In 1947 she married John T. Jobes and together they raised seven children.
She was a long-time member of St. Stephen parish in Florence, and recently, a member of Holy Family parish in Sydney Mines. She was also a member of the Bras d’Or and District Senior Citizens and Pensioners Club.
Left to mourn her loss are her four sons, Philip (Shirley), Jackie (Debbie), Gregory (Judy), and Ralph; three daughters, Catherine, Pauline and Patricia (Dave) Porter. She is also survived by sisters, Rose MacIntosh and Mary Cashin; a brother, William (Edith); 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband John T., grandson, John T., five brothers, Alexander, John, Robert, Charles and Richard, and one sister Anne Benoit.
Visitation for Agnes Jobes will be held in the J. M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney Mines, today, (Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013), from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will take place on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Holy Family Church (formerly St. Pius X), with Fr. Thomas John officiating. The burial will be in St. Stephen Parish Cemetery, Florence.
Donations in Agnes’ memory may be made to Every Woman’s Center, 21 Trinity Ave., Sydney.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.jmjobesfuneralhome.com.
Mother’s Hands
I held your hands in mine
And they were thin and worn
But they held mine just as tightly
As the day that I was born
There’s a little of ‘Our Lord Himself’
In every Mother’s hands.
11/24/2013 Scotland
Jewer Lloyd Jewer CBP 12/3/2013
Born In: New Waterford
Passed in: Lower Sackville
Passed on: November 28th, 2013
Lloyd passed away on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in The Admiral, Long Term Care Centre, Dartmouth.
Born in New Waterford, a son of the late Daisy and Azariah Jewer.
He served 20 years in the Royal Canadian Navy. He then worked at HMC Dockyard, Halifax and Vancouver
Shipyards, B.C. His passions were road trips with his beloved Margaret from Scotland, country music, guitar
playing, and he was a talented woodworker.
He will be missed by his son, John, Vancouver, B.C.; daughters, Linda (Keith) Snair, Windsor Junction,
Anita, Lower Sackville, Sharon, Bridgewater; and dear friend, Floyd Seymour, Bridgewater; grandchildren,
Paula, Katie, Jennifer, Blake, Alexandra, Andrew, Emily; brother, Bernie; sisters, Shirley, Barbara, Beryl, all
of Vancouver, and Pauline of Glace Bay.
He was predeceased by brother, Howard (Vancouver); and sister, Betty (Calgary, Alta.).
Cremation has taken place in Dartmouth Funeral Home. No service will be held. A family burial will take
place at a later date.
Memorial donations in Lloyd's memory can be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
Online condolences can be sent to www.dartmouthfuneralhome.ca.
11/28/2013 New Waterford
Johnston Lillian L. Johnston CBP 12/13/2013
Born In: North Sydney
Passed in: North Sydney
Passed on: December 12th, 2013
It is with great sadness the family announce the peaceful passing of our mother, grandmother, greatgrandmother,
Lillian L. Johnston, at the age of 88, on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at her residence.
Born in North Sydney, Lillian was a daughter of the late Richard and Hattie (Young) Clarke. Lillian was a
lifetime member of Saint Matthew Wesley United Church, the North Sydney Seniors Citizens and Pensioners
Club and an Honorary Member of the Orange Lodge, and True Blue Lodge in North Sydney.
She was an avid bingo player and will also be missed by her many friends whom she entertained with her
jokes and great sense of humour. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Mom’s family was the center of her life as she was to them. She will be lovingly remembered by her
daughter Mary (Melvin) White, her sons, Gary (Sandy), Melvin, Jack (Jean), all of North Sydney and Kevin
(Cindy), North West Arm, her 20 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, and great-great
grandchildren, nieces and nephews and her many friends.
She spent the last few years living in the “My Cape Breton Home for Seniors” in North Sydney, where she
quickly became friends with the staff and other residents. She was very grateful for the care, attention and
wonderful kindness she received from all the staff at the home.
She was predeceased by her husband Albert Johnston in 1981, her three daughters, Linda, Selby and Phyllis
and two sons, Alex and Albert Jr., her grandson Ronnie and her two granddaughters, Selby and Cindy and
a number of brothers and sisters.
There will be no visitation by request. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday in the W.J.Dooley
Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney, with Rev. David Luker officiating. Burial to follow at
Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.
Memorial donations in memory of Lillian can be made to St. Matthew Wesley United Church or a charity of
choice.Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com.
12/12/2013 North Sydney
Johnson Judy Anne Johnson CBP 1/4/2014
Born In: Sydney

Passed in: Sydney
Passed on: January 2nd, 2014

Judy Anne Johnson, 64, of 4396 Shore Rd., Eskasoni, passed away while battling cancer, on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, N.S.
Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Noel and Bridget (Marshall) Denny, she was the granddaughter of the late Keptin Simon Denny and great granddaughter of Grand Chief John Denny Jr.
She was a member of Holy Family parish, Eskasoni. Judy loved bingo, playing cards, double up, partying with family and friends, baking and she was a talented tea bisquit baker at Toney’s Place and she made the best meat pies and loved watching game shows on channel 30.
She is survived by her husband, Michael Johnson; six daughters, Michelle (Robert) Young; Victoria ‘Segot’, Truro; Erica (Kevin) Christmas; Shelley Gloade, Truro; Audrey Ann Young and Shelby Johnson; three sons, Michael Jr. (Miranda) Johnson; John (Geralyn) Johnson; Robbie (Sasha) Johnson, all of Eskasoni. She is also survived by seven sisters, Mary Jane (Stephen) Sanipass; Mildred (Ernest) Johnson; Pauline (Andrew) Francis; Yvonne (Joe Paul); Verna (Roger) Johnson; Harriet (Robert) Sheppard; all of Eskasoni; Elsa, Ontario; five brothers, Oliver, Alonzo, Noel (Janet), Yvon, all of Eskasoni; Simon (Kim), Wagmatcook; by 26 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, Noel in 1991 and Bridget in 2006; two sisters, Martha in infancy and Olive, along with two brothers, Roland and Ira.
Visitation for the late Mrs. Judy Johnson will take place Sunday, Jan. 5 after 5 p.m. at the Gabriel Center, Eskasoni. Funeral mass will be celebrated Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 10:30 a.m. in Holy Family Church with Rev. Martin MacDougall officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Online condolences to www.twcurry.com.
1/2/2014 Sydney
Jessome Nina Jessome CBP 2/7/2014
Nina Jessome

Born In: Burgeo, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Passed in: North Sydney
Passed on: February 5th, 2014

It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother and sister, Nina Jessome, age 94, on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 at the Northside General Hospital.
Born in Burgeo, Nfld., Nina was the daughter of the late Henry and Annie Mae (Billard) Standing. Nina enjoyed knitting, sewing and quilting and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her two daughters, Patricia 'Patsy' (Maurice) Tobin, Stoney Creek, Ont., Lois Jessome, Sydney, her two sons William Jessome, Sydney and Frederick (Tonia) Jessome, Ball’s Creek, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, her sister Jessie Williams, Halifax, nieces and nephews.
Nina was predeceased by her husband, Chalmers Jessome; her sisters, Alma Seury, Freda Clarke and Ivy Horton and stepsisters, Cora Thorton and Ada.
There will be no visitation by request. A funeral service for Nina will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Carl Fraser officiating. Burial will take place in Lakeside Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The War Amps.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney.
Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com.
2/5/2014 Burgeo, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Johns Florence Jane (Ferguson) Johns CBP 1/14/2014
Florence Jane (Ferguson) Johns

Passed in: Sydney
Passed on: January 12th, 2014

Florence Jane Johns passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in her 90th year at the Cove Guest Home in Sydney.
She was the eldest daughter of five girls born to the late Elizabeth (Ives) and Rod Ferguson.
After raising her family, Florence left Sydney Mines and enrolled in the CNA program at the Nova Scotia Hospital in Dartmouth. She completed the course and obtained her CNA’s, achieving the second highest mark on the provincial exams. She remained a valued employee of the Nova Scotia Hospital for over 20 years. It was during this time she met and married the late Carl Johns and they spend nine and a half happy years together.
Florence is survived by her daughters, Betty (Dennis) Robello of Point Edward, Margie (Walter) Charlesworth of PEI, and her sons, Rod (Linda) Tobin of Ontario, and Ron (Mauda) Tobin of Mira as well as her youngest sister Alice (George) Beckwith of Sydney. She is also survived by her grandchildren whom she loved dearly — Kyle Ferguston, Lisa Tomko, Kelly Charlesworth, Colin Charlesworth, Kenzie (Tobin) Launiere, Katie Tobin, Sean, Derrick and Terri Tobin and, to whom she was “Nanny who made the best cinnamon buns in the world.”
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband and father of her children Bill (the Barber) Tobin, her second husband Carl Johns as well as sisters Mary Moore, Margie Luker and Catherine Jackson.
At Florence’s request, cremation has taken place with Interment to follow at a later date.
Her children would like to thank the caregivers at the Cove Guest Home who cared for their Mom especially in her final week, with the utmost loving care — we could not be more grateful. Should anyone wish to make a donation in Florence’s memory to the Cove Creative Care Unit it would be appreciated.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of Francis Funeral Home, Sydney Mines.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Florence’s family by visiting www.francisfuneralhome.ca.
1/12/2014

Jessome Damus Jessome CBP 1/31/2014
Damus Jessome

Born In: Little Bras d'Or
Born: June 26th, 1947

Passed in: Boularderie East
Passed on: January 29th, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Damus Edward Jessome, 66, of Boularderie East on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.
Born in Little Bras d'Or on June 26, 1947, he was the grandson of the late John-Matt and Mary Jessome, by whom he was raised.
Damus made his career as a Mack Truck technician in Burlington, Ont. After 40 years, he moved back home to Cape Breton to enjoy his retirement. Damus loved his animals and nature. In the summer, he enjoyed kayaking. Some of his favourite stops were Don Cherry's to get a pound of wings, or Winnie’s Wagon in Bras d'Or.
Damus is survived and will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Elaine Jessome; his daughters, Susan Jessome (Mandel) Pero, Boularderie East, and Lisa, St. Catharines, Ont. He thought the world of his five grandchildren, Jonathan, Nicolas, Ricky, Jessie and Annie-Grace, and his great-grandson, baby Damus. He is also survived by son-in-law, Steve Beaudry, St. Catharines, Ont.; brothers, Melvin (Bernice), Florence, David (Juanita), Guelph, Ronnie, Toronto, Sandy (Christine), Florence and Wayne (Phoebe) ,George's River; sisters, Anne Marie (John Riley),Point Aconi, Deloris (Lawrence) LeBlanc, Boston, Marcella McGrath, Boston and Josie (Ed) King, Florence.
Visitation for Damus Jessome will be held in J. M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney Mines, today (Friday, Jan. 31, 2014), from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A celebration of his life will take place Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, Bras d’Or, with Fr. Sandy MacNeil officiating. A reception will be held in the parish hall, following the mass.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Damus’ memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.jmjobesfuneralhome.com.
Damus will be missed by his friends and family,
but never forgotten."
1/29/2014 Little Bras d'Or on June 26, 1947
Jesty Mildred Eileen (Hopkins) Jesty CBP 1/4/2014
Born In: North Sydney

Passed in: Sydney
Passed on: December 30th, 2013

Mildred Eileen Jesty, 93, passed away suddenly at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.
Eileen was born in North Sydney to the late Norman and Mary (Caswell) Hopkins.
She was predeceased by her first husband, William John Warren; second husband, Edgar Frank Jesty; brother, Fred Hopkins; stepson, Cam Jesty; stepdaughter, Lois Jesty.
Left to mourn are her children, Wayne (Louise) Warren, Jane (Fred) Wallace, Sharon (Ken “Skippy”) Quinton, stepchildren, Cal Jesty, Dale (Ches) Carter, Tyra (Bob) Gilbert.
She is survived by eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Eileen worked at the Isle Royal Hotel and retired from the Woolco store in Sydney River.
She lived in Sydney River, cherished her family, treasured her home and loved her backyard with all her flowers.
At her request, there is no visitation, cremation to take place with burial arrangements to be made at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or emailed to sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca.
12/30/2013 North Sydney
Jacobs Edgar 'Jake' Jacobs CBP 2/24/2014
Edgar 'Jake' Jacobs

Born In: Sydney

Passed in: Whitney Pier
Passed on: February 22nd, 2014

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved father and husband, Edgar ‘Jake’ Jacobs on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Sydney, Jake was the son of the late Matthew and Levenia (Newell) Jacobs.
Family was everything to Jake. He gave 33 years of service to CBRM, Water Department as heavy equipment operator before retiring. He was a member of Holy Redeemer parish. Jake loved hockey and baseball and playing darts. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed watching nature programs on TV. Jake will be remembered by his family and friends for being a fun loving man.
Jake is survived by the love of his life, Mary (Conohan); daughters, Mary Ann (John) Atkinson, Della (Derek Moore) and Corina (Kevin) Fleet; son, Edgar ‘Jakie’ and Marty (Treena); five grandsons; five granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Ted (Sharon), Harry (Carol) and Matty (Theresa); sisters, Marie, Winn and Hilda (Melvin); as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Jake was predeceased by his brothers, Joe, Gordie and Frank and a sister, Lorraine.
By Jake’s request there will be no visitation. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Church with Fr. Paul Murphy officiating. Following the mass a reception will be held at the Pier Community Funeral Home. A private family interment will take place in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens at a later date.
Donations in memory of Jake may be made to the Holy Redeemer Building Fund.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
2/22/2014 Sydney
Johnson Marie Johnson CBP 2/27/2014
Marie Johnson

Passed in: Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation
Passed on: February 22nd, 2014

Marie passed away on Feb 22, 2014 in Afton.
Born in Antigonish she was a daughter of the late Freeman and Theresa (Battiste) Julian.
Marie, was a strong Mik’maw woman who was known for reaching out and helping others. Her love for her community had her volunteering for various community activities and events. She was elected as the community representative for the Native Women’s Association. She also served two terms as a councilor for Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation.
As graduate from the Nova Scotia Teacher’s College she worked as a teacher’s assistant for preschoolers in the community as well as in Tracadie Consolidated school. She was a recent graduate from St. Thomas University with a degree in Social Work. Her degree gave her the opportunity to work for the Women’s Resource Center. It was also an opportunity for her to start a women’s support group for Paqtnkek. She was also a member of the Paqtnkek Domestic Violence Action Group and was a strong advocate for families.
Best known for her famous "Luski" and her vibrant smile, she will greatly missed by all those that knew her.
Survived by her common law husband Fred Sylliboy; sons: Patrick (Tanya), Paqtnkek; Shawn, Paqtnkek; Trevor (Jennifer), Paqtnkek; daughter Atta 'Jennifer' Paqtnkek; 12 grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and four godchildren; brothers: Albert (Judy) Julian, Donnie Julian, Gerard Julian, all of Paqtnkek; sister Beverly Johnson, Millbrook.
She was predeceased by her husband Abraham Johnson; daughter Valerie Julian; brothers Russell Battiste, Stanley Julian, Freeman Julian; and sisters Marion Paul and Shirley Julian.
Visitation is in the family home at 200 Sagamaw Rd, Afton. Funeral Mass will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Heatherton, with Rev Charles Cameron presiding. Burial in St. Ann's Cemetery, Summerside Rd.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of C.L.Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish.
2/22/2014

Jones George Jones Cape Breton Post 3/19/2014
It is with heavy hearts that we the family announce the passing of George Jones at Harbourstone Enhanced Care on Monday, Tuesday, March 17, 2014.
He was the son of the late Elsie and Leslie Jones, Tower Road.
Dad was the owner of George Jones Fuels for many years and a long haul trucker, hauling all over Canada and the U.S.A, and was also a fisheries officer in his earlier years. He had many stories to tell of his trips on the road, and greatly enjoyed fishing and going to card games.
He is survived by his children, Georgina (Cory), Donnie (Sarah), Donna (Tommy), Jimmy (Lisa), Susan (Dave), Debbie (Greg); sister, Elsie MacLeod; brothers, Billy, Leslie and Jerry. He is also survived by stepchildren, Robin, Tammy, Michael, Bobby; grandchildren, Greg (Shauna), Cindy (Jason), Darren (Leigh), Aarron, Colten, Kaitlyn, Kristin, Conner, Samantha, Donnie, Corry, Mikayla, Amy, Alden, Christina, also many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his daughter, Elizabeth, brother, Clyde, son-in-law, Dan Kiley.
Dad will be sadly missed by all that knew him.
Thank you to all the wonderful staff of Soldier’s Cove for looking after Dad for the past year.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, March 21, 2014, at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney, with Fr. Sheldon Chant officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of ones choice.
3/14/2014

Jones Byron William Jones Cape Breton Post 3/24/2014
Byron William Jones
Born In: Glace Bay
Passed in: Glace Bay
Passed on: March 23rd, 2014
Byron William Jones, 72, of Glace Bay passed away with his family by his side on Sunday, March 23, 2014, in the Glace Bay Hospital.
Born in in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Charles and Elsie (Penny) Jones.
Byron had some obstacles in his life and most he overcame with great determination, he was able to get his driver’s licence and his hidden talent was his passion for painting landscapes at home and his love of Old Trucks. Byron will also be missed in his neighbourhood for his daily visits where many looked out for him. He will be sadly missed by many family and friends.
He is survived by sisters, Bertha Morgan, Charlotte Isnor, Alice Bodhaine and a brother Allan Jones.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased a sister in infancy and a brother-in-law Danny Morgan.
There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. in the Patten Funeral Home Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, with Rev. Vernon Reid officiating. Burial will take place at a later date.
Donations can be made to a charity of your choice.
3/23/2014 Glace Bay

 

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