STRIGHT, Lillian Deborah

At home, suddenly on May 13, 2018, during Mother’s Day dinner with her family. Born August 16, 1921 in English Harbour West NL, she was the eldest daughter of the late Clifford and Valma (Yarn) Shirley. Upon her marriage to the late Sterling Stright in 1943 she moved to Pictou NS where she resided until […]

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McKINNON, Sherrie Barbara

McKINNON, Sherrie Barbara  – 53, of Sylvester, Pictou County, passed away May 15, 2018 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, surrounded by her family.  Born in New Glasgow, she was the daughter of Kenneth and Lillian (Earle) Trefry, of Smithfield.  Sherrie was employed with the school board for 28 years working in the Head Office […]

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EVANS, Anne

Anne Evans, of Pictou, passed away at home on May 14, 2018 in her 92nd year.  Born in Foote’s Cove, Buren, Newfoundland, the youngest of 13, she was a daughter of the late Richard & Ellen (Mayo) Foote, and the last surviving member of her immediate family.  Anne was a wonderful Mom, who worked hard […]

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BROWN, John Henry

BROWN, John Henry – 82, of New Glasgow/Pictou, passed away at home, May 12, 2018.  Born in Glace Bay, June 13, 1935, he was a son of the late David and Elizabeth (Grandy) Brown.  John was a member of the Royal Canadian Armed Forces Infantry Unit (Black Watch) and later worked at General Motors, in […]

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BAIRD, George Weldon ‘Geordie’

BAIRD, George Weldon ‘Geordie’  – 97, passed away on Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at the Shiretown Nursing Home in Pictou.  He was born in the Cariboo Island Lighthouse on September 23rd, 1920 to Charles Baird & Barbara MacFarlane – the middle child of five sons.  He served as a Petty Officer in the Royal Canadian […]

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LANGILLE, Shaun W.

Shaun William Langille, age 49, of Scotsburn, passed away on May 6th at his home.  He was the son of Bill and Laberta Langille.  Shaun went to West Pictou School and worked for a number of years at Gammon Lumber, until he was unable to work because of his illness.  Shaun was a self taught […]

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WATTERS, Margaret Emily ‘Nogg’

WATTERS, Margaret Emily ‘Nogg’ – 80, of Scotsburn, passed away May 4, 2018 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.  Born in Kemptown, she was a daughter of the late Kenneth & Alice (Irving) Poole.  A longtime resident of Scotsburn, she worked at various jobs over the years from telephone operator, to Michelin Tire.  She is […]

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HILTZ, Basil Edward

HILTZ, Basil Edward  – 89, of Lyon’s Brook, Pictou County, passed away April 25, 2018 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.  Born on Cape John, he was a son of the late Wesley & Willa (Langille) Hiltz.  Basil was a self employed trucker for almost 50 years.  He loved camping and was also an avid […]

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MacMILLAN, Ethel Dophney

MacMILLAN, Ethel Dophney  – 84, of Cedar Street, Pictou, passed away April 16, 2018 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.  Born on Pictou Island, she was a daughter of the late William D. & Anna J. (MacLean) MacMillan.  Ethel is survived by her son, Donald (Carrie), Pictou; sisters-in-law, Margaret, Pictou and Lorraine, Pictou Island; numerous […]

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