OBITUARIES

DOLLARD, Mary Lillian ‘Lil’ (Mahar) of Canso. We celebrate the life of Mary Lillian ‘Lil’ (Mahar) Dollard, 84, who passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Lil loved having her children home, especially her beloved grandchildren; Carter, Rhiane, Danielle, Alison and Sophie. She enjoyed a good game of cards, berry picking, walking on the trail, travelling, especially to her birthplace, PEI, and baking; she made the best pies. She graced our lives, made us better people, and we deeply miss her. Remember her and smile, it would make her happy. Lil was devout and sang in both the Star of the Sea and Ecumenical choirs. She made many friends while working at Canso Sea Foods and throughout the community. She is survived by loving husband of 60 years, Henry Sr.; son, Henry (Bonnie); daughters, Marie (Rob), Cecilia (Paul); five grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, James Thomas and Mary Cecilia (McGee) Mahar; brothers, Jim (Sadie) and Merlin (Margaret); stepsister, Mary (Bert). We thank the doctors, nurses, and staff of Eastern Memorial Hospital for their excellent care and kindness. Cremation has taken place; service at a later date, there will be no visitation by her request. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Eastern Memorial Hospital or charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.haverstocks.com.

 

KAISER, Sheldon Douglas Age 75 of Port Bickerton, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020 in St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital, Sherbrooke. Born in Port Bickerton, he was a son of the late Reginald and Amy (Jack) Kaiser. Sheldon worked at Bickerton Industries until his retirement. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who was a friendly hard-working person, loved to play cards with his friends. Sheldon is survived by his children, Shelley (David) Campbell, Lunenburg; Scott Kaiser, Alberta; grandchildren, Andrew, Amy, Jeremy, Hunter, and Jordan; brother, Herman (Linda), Dartmouth; sisters, Sheila (Darrell) Naugle, Alberta; Lois (Eric) Eddy, Dartmouth; several nieces, nephews and their families. He was predeceased by son, Andy; and daughter, Suzie. Sheldon’s family would like to send a special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff of St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, 17545 Hwy 316, Country Harbour. Online condolences may be made at www.gwgiffin.com.