CAPE BRETON COUNTIES GENWEB

St Stephen's Cemetery

Florence, Cape Breton County, NS

Recorded by Candace Boudreau. Typed by Beverly Darby-Brown.

Recorded in July 1998.

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MacNeil

In memory of

Allan Joseph born Aug 16 1914 died May 30 1990





Barrie

Mother Bernetta (Nett) 1917 - 1990

Father Percy F. 1909 - _

"To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die"

(Four corner stones "B")





Taylor

In loving memory of our son

James Roderick Oct 2 1947 - Mar 23 1992





Butts

AB Edward J. (Ted) 1921 - 1991   RCN VR 

"Lest we forget"





Barrie

Helen (Lala) 1913 - 1993

Daughter of Maud and Jack

A special friend to the Robertson family





Ouelette

Francis J. June 9 1924 - June 25 1992





Edwards

Cyril D. Nov 23 1942 - July 17 1993





Boutilier

Pte Stanley 1919 - 1993

Pictou Highlanders CA

"Lest we forget"





Young

Husband Michael 1949 - 1995

Wife Theresa S. (no dates)

Married Jan 19 1973

"Let perpetual light shine upon her"





Boutilier

Hector 1920 - 1997

(Space vacant)

"In God's care"

(2 Alberta spruce planted)





Jobe

Father John T.  1916 - 1995

Mother Agnes 1921 - _

"Ever remembered ever loved"

(2 globe evergreens planted)





Carey

A loving husband, father and papa

William H "Billy" 1932 - 1995

(Space vacant)

(large statue of Mary on side and a flowering shrub)





Penny

Gladys Marie Dec 27 1930 - Dec 13 1994

Daughter of Bernard & Gladys

"Seeing the world through the eyes of a child,

She made it beautiful for everyone"





Young

Mother Florence R. 1932 - 1994

Father Henry J. 1924 - _

"Ever remembered ever loved"





Mancini

Father Joseph P. 1946 - 1993

(Mother's side vacant)

Married Aug 2-69

"Love is all around"





MacKinnon

Mr & Mrs Stephen MacKinnon (no stone)





O'Toole

John William June 25 1924 - Apr 29 1974





Dawe

Freeman C. Sept 29 1964 - Dec 22 1967

Son of Hector & Rose

"Our darling"

(2 evergreens planted)





LeBlanc

Mary Theresa born Aug 19 1927 - Oct 11 1967

"Remembered by family"





Butts

Mother Mae 1894 - 1967

Father John 1891 - 1970

"Forever loved"

Footstone "Butts John 1891 - 1970"

(2 large trees on sides of grave and "Mary in shrine") 





Donovan

Tom 1927 - 1987

His wife Babs 1928 - 1983





Dowling

Stephen Leonard 1951 - 1997

(Hand carved wooden marker with fishing scene on it)





McGraw

Eric Rickey 1950 - 1997

(Stake in ground with a metal plate on it)





Taylor

John 

(Francis funeral home marker)





New grave with flowers on it "In memory of Brian"





MacDonald

Haddie Harold W. Jan 6 1921 - Dec 22 1997

Married Aug 3 1954

Husband of Thelma L. (Ferguson) Mar 20 1930 - _





LeBlanc

Father James Sidney 1917 - 1964





Mansfield

George 1912 - 1965





Serroul

Andrea Irene born Aug 26 1965 died May 28 1973

Daughter of Carrie

Granddaughter of Douglas & Myrtle Serroul

Erected by pupils of Florence Elementary School





Serroul

T. Douglas 1919 - 1965

"Rest in peace"





Penny

Bernard Nov 15 1897 - Dec 13 1963

His wife Gladys Nov 27 1903 - May 27 1981





Gouthro

Gordon Ambrose 1930 - 1962

(Small stone)





Gouthro

Father John 1896 - 1976

Mother Anna Cecile 1903 - 1964

John "Fa" 1926 - 1995

Stephen Louis 1923 - 1973

Gordon Ambrose 1930 - 1962

Louis Gordon 1922 - 1923

Joseph Gerald 1931 - 1990

Edward Miles 1941 - 1993

Bernadette 1946 - 1954

Julia Mae 1944 - 1944

"Our loved ones sleep here"





Jobe

Mother Winnifred 1883 - 1967

Father John T. 1875 - 1964





Dowling

Mother Catherine A. 1899 - 1990

Father George L. 1895 - 1962





Cordy

Mother Ellen Maude Oct 17 1899 - Oct 19 1962

Father C. Thomas sept 23 1891 - Nov 23 1988

"Rest in peace"

Footstone "Thomas C. Cordy Corporal

25th BATTN CEF

28 Nov 1988 age 97





LeBlanc

Pte Gerald D. 1924 - 1988 RSASC CA

"Lest we forget"





Herve

Mother Agnes 1906 - 1980

Father Alexis 1899 - 1963

"Ever remembered ever loved"





MacNeil

Paul Vincent Jan 23 - Mar 6 1962

Infant son of John & Marguerite





Young

John 1908 - 1960

"Rest in peace"





Jobes

Alphonse Jobes 1919 - 1960





McGean

Ryan McGean our loving son

(small footstone at foot of Jobes grave, no other information)





Hilliard

In loving memory of a dear mother

Annie Hilliard died May 15 1960 aged 73 yr





Jessome

Mother Sarah Ellen (Nellie) Jan 16 1903 - Oct 7 1979

Father P.J. Jessome DCM Nov 20 1905 - Sept 11 1965





MacKinnon

John Thomas Sept 11 1950 - Apr 14 1982

"Ever remembered ever loved"





MacLean

Mother Mary 1909 - 1984

Son Alexander 1936 - 1980

"Gone but not forgotten"





Pearo

George M. 1913 - 1991

Husband of Sarah J. 1916 - 1959

"Forever in our hearts"





Reashor

Mother Beatrice 1881 - 1971

"Rest in peace"

Reashor Luke 1880 - 1967

(Large flowering bush planted)





Laffin

Peter J. 1904 - 1958

Agnes 1908 - 1992





Taylor

Son stillborn 22 May 1958

Mary 27 Sept - 6 Oct 1959

Darling infants of James & Isobel





Cox

John R. Dec 16 1871 - Dec 11 1957

"Rest in peace"





MacLean

Sheryl Ann Dec 1 - Dec 4 1957

Infant daughter of Allister & Lorraine





MacLean

Mother Lorraine 1932 - _

Father Allister C. 1931 - 1990

 



Imrie

Richard J. 1906 - 1975

His wife Naomi 1910 - 1994





King

Edward C. 1888 - 1964

His wife Annie M. 1898 - 1976





Forrest

Isabel (Babe) Oct 7 1989 					

"Beloved mother"





O'Neil

In loving memory of

Delphine 1879 - 1953

Beloved wife of James D. 1872 - 1959





Oram

Albertus John 1901 - 1954





LeBlanc

Michael Bernard 1954 - 1957

Son of Anthony & Mary





Walsh

Simon Percy infant 1951





MacNeil

Father Alex D. 1911 - 1986

Mother Annabel 1909 - 1969

									



MacNeil

Allan Munroe 1910 - 1992





Taylor

Alexander J. 1924 - 1997

His beloved wife Theresa V. Thebault 1926 - 1980

Footstones : "Verne" and "Alex"





Brogan

Patrick E. 1949 - _

Jeremiah T. 1949 - 1982

(Marble bench at foot of grave)





MacKeigan

Beloved husband and father

Russell F. 1937 - 1982





Didycz

Husband Stephen 1897 - 1981

Wife Catherine M. 1912 - 1986





Rendell

Elizabeth 1888 - 1969





O'Neill

Agnes 1918 - 1960 wife of John





MacNeil

Annabelle 1909 - 1968





Cordy

Gordon T. 1928 - 1981

Carlotta 1928 - _

"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change"

"Forever loved"





McLaughlin

Angus born 1876 died 1950

Thomas born 1873 died 1954





LeBlanc

Mother  Elizabeth 1928 - 1972

Brother\Son  James Martin 1949 - 1974





Rendell

Mary Margaret daughter of Mark & Catherine

July 26 1950  - Sept 1 1952





McNeil

Mary Ellen 1900 - 1951





Jerrow

Agnes Belle 1898 - 1955 wife of William H. Jerrow

"Ever remembered by Mabel & Levi"





Morrison

Janet Mary Oct 22 1950 - March 9 1953

Linda Louise Nov 19 1951 - Dec 27 1951

Daughters of Alexander & Rhoda





MacDonald

Margaret 1904 - _

Edward 1903 - 1983





Jessome

David James Feb 20 1963 - Sept 21 1983

Son of William & Virginia





Walsh

Mary V. 1907 - 1996





Devoe

Father Elmer 1911 - 1991

Mother Mary 1921 - 1955

Winnifred 1942 - 1952 daughter of Elmer & Mary





Robertson

Barclay E. Mar 19 1900 - May 22 1972

Bertha M. May 24 1900 - Aug 28 1983

"Let perpetual light shine upon them"





Robertson

Michael David 1925 - 1994

"Devoted son, brother and uncle" 

James Barclay 1921 - 1974

"Devoted son, father and brother"

Beloved sons of Barclay & Bertha

"Requiescant in peace"





Jessome

Father Stephen F. 1925 - 1977

Mother (vacant)





New grave, no marker





Riggs

On loving memory of our darling son and brother

William Joseph Sept 11 1965 - Sept 3 1976

Son of William & Marie Riggs

"Ever remembered ever loved"

Footstone "Billy"





Clarke

Margaret Anne infant 1972





Nugent

Gordon P. 1910 - 1970

Beloved husband of Margaret Day 1910 - 1988

"Rest in peace"





Jessome

Baby (no other information)





MacNeil

In memory of

Father Stephen B. MacNeil 1890 - 1953

His wife Anastasia 1890 - 1957

"Rest in peace"





King

In memory of

Father Michael 1921 - 1966

Mother Theresa H. 1928 - _

"Our loved ones sleep here"





Penny

In loving memory of

Elizabeth 1947 - 1974 wife of Ronald

"Remembered by mother and brother"





Parsons

In loving memory of

Joann 1951 - 1974 daughter of Joseph & Rhobena Sampson

Mother of Robbie and Brian

"Rest in peace"





Sampson

James William May 5 1926 - June 10 1953





Sampson

Father James 1892 - 1962

Mother Rose 1894 - 1987





Sampson

Ambrose "Buddy" 1935 - 1976





Parsons

Brian Joseph Nov 23 1973 - May 11 1987





Sampson

Daughter Falon Sampson stillborn 1983





Jobe

Wife Pearl 1908 - 1993

Husband James A 1906 - 1984

"Until we meet again"

Footstone "Father 1906 - 1984"





Penny

Dad William J. 1920 - _

Mom Annabelle 1926 - _

Infant Peter 1942

"The rose of love blooms forever"





Penny

Patricia 1965

Irene 1952

Infants of William & Anna Belle





Devoe

Patrick Seaman Can Merchant Navy

5 Aug 1976 age 51





Devoe

Jeremiah Devoe Private  

25 BATTN CEF

10 Aug 1958 age 60





Devoe

Ellen 1892 - 1978

"A loving mother"

"Rest in peace"





Hand made cross (No other information)





MacNeil

Husband Michael 1911 - 1975

Wife Margaret 1916 - _





Jessome

In memory of

Jennie McSween 1891 - 1954

Beloved wife of Joseph J. Jessome 1881 - 1966

"Rest in peace"





Jessome

Husband Wm J. 1911 - 1991

Wife Beatrice 1909 - 1977





MacNeil

John J. 1916 - 1989





MacNeil

Michael J. Trooper

12 Manitoba Dragoons

19 Apr 1992 age 68





Hurley

Hubert 1877 - 1955

"Rest in peace"





Hurley

In loving memory of

Robert Waide Hurley 1952 - 1973

Husband of Brenda Hurley 

Married Jan 13 1973

Footstone "Father"





Nugent

Thomas J. 1901 - 1976

(Space vacant)

Footstone "In loving memory of Father"





Carew

Daniel James Gnr Can Army

1922 - 1977 

"Lest we forget"





Carew

Father Daniel J. Apr 2 1922 - June 9 1977

Mother Edna E. July 11 1925 - Nov 12 1997

Married May 4 1943

"Always in our hearts"





MacLeod

Pte Malcolm A. MacLeod Can Army 1923 - 1982

"Lest we forget"





Reardon

William T. 1893 - 1977





Ferguson

Father Lemuel 1900 - 1978

Mother Euphemia 1902 - 1978





Cormier

Husband Leo 1915 - 1980

Wife Mary 1922 - _

Footstone "Leo J. Cormier May 1915 - Apr 1980"





Edwards

Gordon Edwards

Freddy Edwards

Maurice Edwards

(Flat marble base with three brass plates)





Reashore

Leslie 1929 - 1975

His wife Nellie 1932 - _





Reashore

Russell 1905 - 1954

Mary 1906 - 1958





Ahle

Daniel Richard 1954 - 1954

Marie D. Diana 1957 - 1957

"Our darlings"





LeBlanc

Cecil LeBlanc Pte CB Highlanders

Aug 10 1971 age 48 yr





Keeling

Heather Sept 26 1954 - aged 2 mos

Daughter of Samuel & Leora Keeling





Jardine

In memory of

Charles D. 1904 - 1974

Pius Boutilier 1882 - 1973

Footstone "Jardine Charles "Darb" 1904 - 1974"

"Pius Boutilier 1882 - 1973"





Four cement posts, no marker.

Caretaker says it is the grave of "old Nattie Jessome"

whose brother Hazel is buried at Brookside.





Jessome

Johnena Ann July 20 1984 - Nov 17 1986

Beloved daughter of Fabien & Ann Jessome





Jessome

John F. 1898 - 1995

M. Angeline 1906 - 1983

"Life is changed, not ended"





Viva

Infant July 25 1957

"In God's care"





Coakley

Bert Coakley 1893 - 1959

His wife Elizabeth Susan 1900 - 1981





MacDonald

Husband Donald J. 1913 - _

Wife "Tuddy" Elizabeth R. 1920 - 1996

Married July 26 1939

Daughter Rodena Charlene 1946

"Our loved ones sleep here"





Jessome

Edward died Apr 19 1958





Bonnar

Husband James F. 1896 - 1969

Wife Annabelle 1902 - 1980





Rasmussen

Simon P. 1894 - 1979

His wife Sarah 1899 - 1984

"Ever loved ever remembered"





In remembrance of those who served in WWI, II,  Korean Conflict 

and Regular Peace Keeping Forces

"We will remember them"

Florence Branch 83 Royal Canadian Legion





The following stones are sideways to the other stones in the cemetery:

LeBlanc Mother Mary H. 1931 - 1997 Father Ernest F. 1929 - 1990 "Ever loved ever remembered" (Two shrubs planted, eternal light, marigold planted) Bugden Mother Margaret June 6 1941 - _ Father William Mar 27 1939 - May 19 1993 "In our hearts forever" Jobes Father Richard A. Feb 3 1925 - Feb 24 1990 Mother Irene T. Sept 23 1928 MacNeil Father Daniel Jan 18 1920 - Mar 7 1989 Mother Catherine Nov 23 1920 - _ Daughter Denise Oct 10 1951 - July 13 1953 "May the road rise to meet you and the wind be always At your back and may the Lord hold you in the hollow of His hand" Quirk Mother Nora Finlayson 1921 - 1990 Son Robert Quirk 1941 - 1991 "Our loved ones sleep here" McGraw Kay 1925 - 1998 (Handmade wooden cross ) Sampson Ambrose Sergeant CB Highrs Feb 25 1988 age 70 Sampson Mother Irene I. 1917 - 1996 Father Joseph A. 1917 - 1988 Jardine John Martin 1912 - 1989 Mary Monica 1910 - 1990 Dolhanty John William 1914 - 1989 Emma 1923 - _ "God have mercy" McGraw Angus Lynn 1956 - 1987 (Correct spelling. Handmade wooden cross) Jessome Dorothy 1922 - 1987 Cassidy Charles J. born Jan 27 1947 died Nov 23 1988 "Rest in peace" MacDonald Donald F. Feb 28 1947 - Aug 16 1986 "Loved by all who knew him" LeBlanc Theresa A. 1927 - _ Lawrence M. 1922 - 1989 Married Oct 23 1947 "Let perpetual light shine upon them" Footstone: "Stillborn son of Theresa & Lawrence 1959" Also Lawrence M. 1922 - 1989 RCA CE "Lest we forget" McInnis Leona 1920 - 1987 "Dear mother" "Thy will be done" Jessome Father Louis E. 1916 - 1989 Mother Muriel L. 1919 - 1985 "Precious Lord take my hand" ((Three hands engraved in center of stone) Gracie In memory of Ewen William born Oct 14 1983 died June 16 1986 (Iron cross) MacDonald Mother Grace Helen 1921 - _ Father William Edward 1922 - 1986 "Forever in our hearts" White Mother Mary (no dates) Father Frank 1915 - 1988 "What we keep in memory is our unchanged forever" (Someone left an unopened bottle of iron brew pop) White John W. 1944 - 1985 "Home at last" Jessome Husband P. Ambrose "Brosie" 1925 - 1984 Wife Theresa 1927 - 1990 "Ever remembered ever loved" Footstones "Mother" and "Father" Devoe In memory of our dear son Peter James 1977 - 1984 Beloved son of Leon & Julia "Ever remembered ever loved" Devoe Son Anthony J. 1958 - 1985 Mother Victoria A. 1926 - 1986 "Forever in our hearts" Gouthro Jennilee P. Born Sept 16 1982 died June 23 1985 "Loved by all" Chisholm Jean L. 1972 - 1984 "Thy will be done" Beloved daughter of David & Cathy Nicholas Charles J. 1915 - 1984 Florence 1920 - 1986 "May they rest in peace" McKinnon Michael 1903 - 1985 Doris 1904 - 1983 "In God's care"

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Created 27 July 1998