OBITUARIES

JENKINS, Bernard Cecil (84) of South Side Harbour, Antigonish County, passed away on March 17, 2017, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Boylston, he was a son of the late Clarence Bernard and Estella Mae (Myers) Jenkins. “If a job is worth doing, it’s worth doing well.” Bernard spent over three decades working at Churchill Falls and then with Blackwood Hodge at the mines in Labrador City. Prior to that, he worked in the Maritimes with North-Eastern Terex. Bernard’s heart was never far from Guysborough, where he returned at every opportunity. His loyalty to his family and friends will be remembered always. He is survived by his wife of over 60 years, Lorna (Yeaton); children, Jocelyn (Jim Hurd), Ottawa; Burton (Susan), South Side Harbour and Deborah, South Side Harbour; grandchildren, Nathaniel, Garrett, and Gabrielle Jenkins and Gavin and Gillian Hurd; sisters, Dorothy (Willie) Goodman, Trenton, ON, Eva, Halifax and brother, Keith (Helen), Sydney. Funeral service was held Monday in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish, with Reverend Peter Smith presiding. In Memoriam donations to the St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation appreciated. Online condolences may be offered at www.clcurry.com.

 

KENNEDY, (MacISAAC), Mary “Annabelle” It is with great sadness that the family of Annabelle Kennedy (79), of Giant’s Lake, Guysborough Co., announces Mom’s passing on Monday, March 20, 2017, at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish. With favourite music and her family by her side, Mom peacefully entered God’s Kingdom. Born in Erinville, Guysborough Co., she was the daughter of the late Clement and Bella (MacPherson) MacIsaac, and loving sister of infant Catherine and Marie (predeceased). Beloved wife of Joseph, cherished mother of John (Judy) Kennedy, Truro; Deb (Herman) van de Ven, Lower Sackville; Mary Kennedy, Antigonish; Linda (Billy) Kelly, Fort Saskatchewan; Joe (Tasha) Kennedy, Stewiacke and Charlene Kennedy-Chisholm, Springfield; loving nan to Candace, Becky, Tyler, Carter, Maurice, William, Kyle, Sarah, Isaac, Josie and Thomas and grand nan to Brayden and Connor. Mom will also be sadly missed by a great number of friends and extended family. In her early years, she attended Normal College, Truro, and taught at Lakedale School. She was also employed at Maritime Tel & Tel, Antigonish for a number of years. While raising her six children with Joe, she returned to the workforce as a home support worker for the Municipality of Guysborough. Upon retirement, Mom continued in the care taking role she loved, in a private capacity, providing care and compassion to families and their loved ones. Mom enjoyed dancing, music, playing cards (including “500” which she happily taught her children and grandchildren). Nan took the utmost pride and pleasure when visiting her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren who were the loves of her life. As a lifetime resident of Giant’s Lake, Mom took great pride in her heritage and her “Home”. She was an active member of the St. Andrew’s CWL and the Oak & Owl Club, as well as many other clubs and organizations throughout her lifetime. Visitation in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Str., Antigonish, on Thursday, March 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Francis de Sales Church, Giant’s Lake, on Friday, March 24, at 11a.m. A reception will follow directly after the Mass, at St. Andrews Community Centre. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Frances de Sales Cemetery Fund or to the St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation. Online condolences may be offered at www.clcurry.com.

 

SULLIVAN, James Terrance “Turb” (67), Canso, Guysborough Co., passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Canso, he was a son of the late John F. and Mary Bernice (Casey) Bond. Terry was a member of Star of the Sea Parish. He worked for many years as a marine maintenance fitter at Seafreez Foods Ltd. in Canso until the plant closure. He then travelled to work for Marwood Ltd. of Fredericton, NB, in the wood manufacturing industry. His last career was in the crab fishing industry working with his brothers-in-law, the Richardson Brothers, aboard the Ruff and Ready. Turb enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed hockey, especially when his favourite team the Montreal Canadiens played. He had a great love for music, playing his radio from dusk till dawn while singing along. Surviving are his loving wife of 46 years, the former Wanda Richardson; daughter, Leisa (Nathan) MacNeil, Tracyville, NB; son, Neil (Melanie) Sullivan, Liverpool; sister, Theresa Stevens (Lynn Mossman), Rose Bay; brothers, Wayne (Marie) Sullivan, Frank (Della) Sullivan, Carl (Mary Louise) Bond, all of Canso; Graham (Jeanette) Bond, Fox Island Main; Michael (Donnette) Bond, Lantz, three grandchildren. He was predeceased by his biological father Francis Havelock Sullivan and brother Van Gerard Bond. Funeral mass was Saturday, March 18, from Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Canso, with Father Dan MacDonald officiating. Private burial at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of your choice. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.haverstocks.com.

 

UNDERHAY, June Beatrice, passed away March 7, 2017 at Fortune, PEI after a 4-year battle with cancer. Predeceased by parents Ivan and Evelyn Creamer (Phillips Harbour); brothers: Havlock, Willard, Hughie, Floyd, Tony and sister Grace; husband Allan and son Darcy of PEI. She leaves to mourn: brother Calvin and sister-in-law Linda – who treated her like a daughter; Allan, Gary and Maurice; sisters - Dessie, Greta and Dellas; her beloved son Lance and his fiancé Sarah as well as grandsons. Committal will take place at Bay Fortune Cemetery at a later date. Her love and memories we will cherish forever.