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Alice Charlottie Kirkpatrick-Spidell
Alice Charlottie Kirkpatrick-Spidell, 91, New Canada, formerly of Northwest, Lunenburg County, passed away April 6, 2002 in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in East Leicester, Cumberland County, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Mabel (Carter) Hunsley. She was a member of Northwest Baptist Church, Northwest, and a member of the Women’s Missionary Society.
She is survived by daughters Bertha (Edger, Jr.) Boliver, Branch LaHave; Beatrice DesRoche, Amherst; Darlene (Robert) Blackadar, New Canada; stepdaughter Frances (David) Ernst, Dartmouth; sons Douglas (Ruby) Kirkpatrick, East Leicester; William Kirkpatrick Amherst; sister Elda Lowther, East Leicester; sister-in-law Lottie, Little River; 17 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Percy Kirkpatrick; her second husband Duncan Spidell; daughter Lillian Coates; son-in-law Roland Coates; daughter-in-law Diane Kirkpatrick; sister Annie Bird; brothers Russell, Everette and Carl Hunsley.
Funeral service was held at Northwest Baptist Church with Rev. Roxanne McGaw officiating. Her favourite hymns sung were “In the Garden”, and “The Old Rugged Cross”. Pallbearers were grandsons Neil Blackadar, Danny Bolivar, Kirk Coates, grandsons-in-law Paul Allen, Timmy Woodworth and Brian Maughan. Burial was in East Leicester Community Cemetery.
Floral tributes:
Casket spray - Bobby and Darlene; Bertha and Jr.; Doug and Ruby; Bea; Bill; David and Frances; rose in hand - great-grandchildren Alysha and Jason; roses in casket - Marta and Ann; arrangement - grandchildren and great-grandchildren; baskets - sister Elda and families; sister-in-law Lottie
Memorial donations in her memory were to Diane Kirkpatrick Scholarship Fund; Northwest United Baptist Church; Leicester Cemetery Fund; Little River Baptist Church Fund; New Canada Baptist Church Fund; Children’s Wish Foundation; Northwest Cemetery Fund; New Canada Cemetery and Canadian Cancer Society.
The family of the late Alice Kirkpatrick Spidell wishes to express sincere thanks and appreciation to relatives and friends for visits, food and flowers brought to the home, memorial donations, and for the many sympathy cards received. Special thanks to Rev. McGaw for conducting the funeral service and going to East Leicester for the burial; to organist Evangeline Whynot; the choir; pallbearers; the ladies of Northwest and Little River for the receptions after the funeral and burial, and to Robert Morse and staff of Mahone Bay Funeral Home. Also, to Dr. Patterson and nursing staff of the Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital, Home Care and VON.
Darlene, Bea, Bill, Bertha, Doug and families

Donald Clarence Walters
Donald Clarence Walters, 88, of First Peninsula died Tuesday, May 14, 2002 at Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care, Lunenburg. Born in Lunenburg, he was a son of the late Clarence and Effie (Tanner) Walters. He worked for Powers Bros. Ltd., Lunenburg, and was custodian of the Royal Bank both for over 60 years. He was a 50 year member of Unity Lodge #4 of the Masonic Order, Lunenburg, and a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Lunenburg.
He is survived by his wife, the former Eva Cullen; son, D. Sam and his wife Eleanor Walters, St. John's, Nfld.; sister, Eileen Crouse, Lunenburg; two granddaughters, Donette Walters-Tizzard and her husband Jon of St. John's, Nfld.; Danielle Walters, Keane, New Hampshire; special nieces, Nancy Walters-Strowbridge, Bridgewater; Faye Walters-Mossman, Indian Path. He was predeceased by brother, Whitman.

Elbert Harvey Fancy
Elbert Harvey Fancy, 76, of Westfield, Queens County, died Monday, May 20, 2002 at home. Born in Westfield, he was the son of the late Clifford and Beulah (Frail) Fancy. He was employed in several occupations during his lifetime, the last being Dale Forestry, from which he retired due to ill health. Elbert loved the outdoors, was an avid fisherman and hunter, and acted as a guide for 28 years.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Helen Jean (Crouse); three sons Carter (Ginny) of Cambridge, Ontario; Willis (Margaret), Paul (Gail), both of Westfield; two daughters, Margaret (Clarence) Trimper, Norma (Rick) Allen, both of Westfield; seven grandchildren Shelley, Cindy, Monica, Twyla, Jarrod, Chantel and Kyle; five great-grandchildren Ashley, Mackenzie, Taylor, Taygen and Brittany, and a number of nieces and nephews; seven sisters, Odessa (Mrs. Oliver Mansfield), Christine (Mrs. Dwight Mansfield) of Westfield; Eleanor Hartlen of Musquodoboit, Jean (Mrs. Dennis Lovejoy) of Portland, Maine; Joan (Mrs. Arnold Cameron) of Harmony; Pauline (Mrs. Avery Uhlman) of New Elm; Geraldine (Mrs. Eric Armstrong) of West Caledonia; five brothers Avery (Frances) of Westfield; Basil (Marguerite), Everette (Lillian), both of North Brookfield; Eugene (Gloria) of Port Colborne, Ontario; Irving (Elaine) of Halifax. He was predeceased by sisters Elva and Amy (Mrs. Thurlow Waterman), a brother Borden, and infant brother Barry; a granddaughter Sherra-Lee.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandler’s Funeral Home in Liverpool. Graveside service was held 3 p.m., May 22, 2002 at Hillcrest Cemetery, Westfield, Rev. Daniel Walton and Rev. Randall Read officiating. Flowers from immediate family only, and donations may be made to the Hillcrest Cemetery or United Baptist Church in Westfield. On-line condolences may be made at

Gertrude Francis Leggie
Gertrude Francis Leggie, 86, Wentzell’s Lake, Lunenburg County, passed away April 21, 2002 in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. She was predeceased by her husband Emerson, who died December 31, 1999. Born in Dayspring, she was the daughter of Hiram and Hattie Franklin. Gertrude was also predeceased by brothers Harold and Lawerence; sisters Olive, Helen, Marion and Irma Jean. She is survived by daughters Sandra Bishop, Wentzell’s Lake and Linda (Warren) Meisner, Corpus Christi, Texas; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother George (Marilla) Franklin Pentz, N.S. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Sweeny’s Funeral Home, Bridgewater.
She was a member of St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, West Northfield. She was past noble grand of the Atlantic Rebekah Lodge #52, and past worthy matron of Mae Chapter 38, Order of the Eastern Star, Bridgewater. After graduating from Dayspring High School, she went to Montreal where she completed a hairdressing course. Since her marriage, she spent most of her life in Wentzell’s Lake. She was an Avon representative for many years. With her husband, she also operated an antique shop at her residence.
A memorial service was held Tuesday evening, April 23, 2002 by the Atlantic Rebekah Lodge #52, and by Mae Chapter #38 Order of the Eastern Star, in Bridgewater. On April 24, a memorial service was held at Sweeny’s Funeral Home, conducted by Rev. William Gustafson, followed by a graveside service at Maple Grove Cemetery, West Northfield. Following the service, a reception was held at the family home, Wentzell’s Lake, catered by St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church members.
Floral tributes:
Floral arrangements - Sandra and family; Linda and family; floral baskets - Joan and Ronnie Beck
Memorial donations were made to: Maple Grove Cemetery; Canadian Cancer Society; R&M Glaucoma Fund; St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church; Gideon Society: Bridgewater United Baptist Church; Mae Chapter #38 Eastern Star; Atlantic Rebekah Lodge #52; Heart and Stroke Foundation; All Saints Lutheran Church; South Shore Health Foundation; and New West Pine United Church.
The family of the late Gertrude Leggie wishes to express their appreciation to the staff at the South Shore Regional Hospital, and Nova Scotia Home Care and VON services. Thanks to those who sent cards and made donations, and to St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church ladies for the exceptional lunch.
Daughters Sandra and family
Linda and family

Laura Grace Veinotte
Laura Grace Veinotte passed away on May 5, 2002 at Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital at the age of 85 years. She was the daughter of Fred and Lucy Frank. Born in Upper Cornwall where she lived most of her life, she was predeceased by husband Gilbert Veinotte.
Surviving is one son Oran Veinotte, Mississauga, Ontario, also one sister Annie Sarty, Bridgewater; five grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Grandchildren are Susan Lumby, Heather DiMaria, Debera Munshaw, Fred and Christopher Veinotte, one niece Thelma (Sally) MacNeil and nephew Scott Sarty, and a chosen family friend George Houstin.
She was a member of New Cornwall Baptist Church, and attended there as long as her health allowed her. She was also a member of Princess Louise Rebekah Lodge of Mahone Bay, a member of Upper Cornwall Sewing Circle, and a Sunday School teacher at Cornwall Union Church. She loved children, and cared for a number of them in her home. She loved all people, and their visits brought her much joy.
The families of the late Laura Veinotte would like to express sincere gratitude to relatives and friends, both here and away, for your many expressions of concern and sympathy. We were deeply touched by the many cards, donations of food, charitable donations, flowers, prayers and visits. Also, to the staff of Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital who was involved in Laura’s care the past months; to Rev. Gillis for his comforting funeral service; the choir of New Cornwall Baptist Church; to Dr. Abriel for his many visits at her home, and to all who offered comfort and encouragement during a difficult time.
Thank-you, Son Oran and Sister Annie
I saw her suffer, I heard her sigh,
I could do nothing but sit close by.
I have lost, but Heaven has gained
One of the best the world contained.
Sister Annie

Margaret Alemeth Hubley
Margaret Alemeth Hubley, 96, was called home to God at 11:30 a.m. on Mother’s Day, May 12, 2002. She was born in 1906 in Simpsons Corner, Lunenburg County, a daughter of the late Agnes (Combs-Johnston) Cole and George Cole. Margaret resided, for the past five and a half years at Rosedale Home for Special Care, New Germany, where she was cared for so diligently.
Margaret is survived by daughter Pauline Joudrey, Conquerall Bank; son Everett Hubley of Bridgewater; granddaughter Janice (Joudrey) Weagle, (Kevin) Baker Settlement; grandson Gregory Joudrey (Madeline), Newcombville; granddaughter Sharmarlyn Hubley, Bridgewater; five great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Samantha Joudrey and Kelsey, Jacob and Jenny Weagle.
Margaret was predeceased by sister Jennie Hubley and five children in infancy. She lived in New Germany for many years and later in Bridgewater. Margaret was a member of the Bridgewater United Baptist Church, and a church group member in the past. She was a caring foster parent, a very precious and caring mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and will be greatly missed.
Family flowers only. Memorial donations were made to Residents’ Council - Rosedale Home for Special Care, New Germany; South Shore Palliative Care; Redeemer Lutheran Church; All Saints Lutheran Church, and Canadian Cancer Society.
A public grave side service was held at 11 a.m. on May 15, 2002, at Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater, Rev. Penny Klepic officiating. On Tuesday, May 21, a celebration of life service was held at Rosedale Home for Special Care, Rev. James Slack officiating.
Margaret’s family wishes to thank everyone for their support and comfort shown during this most difficult time. Our sincere appreciation for the many phone calls, visits, memorial donations, numerous cards and food to our homes. A very sincere, special thanks to management and staff of Rosedale Home for Special Care, New Germany, for all their kindness, wonderful care, support, affection and the extra special attention and care given Mom during her short illness. This will never be forgotten. Thank-you to Patrick and Charles Sweeny for their help and understanding, and Rev. Penny Klepic of Bridgewater United Baptist Church.
God knew Mom was an angel on earth, so He called her to be an angel with Him in Heaven. We will love you in Heaven as we have loved you on earth.
Pauline, Everett and all the family

Mary E. Langille
Mary E. Langille (Solosky), 88, of Newington, Ct., died May 15, 2002 at Rutland Regional Hospital, Rutland, Vt. A loving, devoted and proud mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she is survived by her son Jerry (Cynde) of Marlborough, Ct.; her daughter Claudine (Rod Ferrell) of Belmont, Vt.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, five sisters, many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband Ralph, formerly of Martins River; a son Kenny; a brother and five sisters.
Mary was an avid gardener and music lover. She returned each summer to “Cozy Cove”, the cottage she and Ralph built in the 1950s at Martins River. Her many friends in Nova Scotia will miss her hearty laugh and fun-loving nature. Memorial donations may be made to the Mt. Holly Rescue, Box 102, Mt. Holly, Vt., U.S.A. 05758 or to the Old Firehouse Restorations, Newington Volunteer Fire Dept. Inc., 1485 Main St. Newington, Ct., U.S.A. 06111.

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