McALLISTER, Margaret Ann

McALLISTER, Margaret Ann – age 91 of Pictou, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on November 5, 2018 in the Palliative Care Unit of the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.  Born in Central Caribou on December 8, 1926 she was a daughter of the late Kenneth and Mary Bell (Baird) Langille.  Margaret was a homemaker and […]

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RECTOR, C. A. ‘Chookie’

Pictou – It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved Clara Ann ‘Chookie’ Rector (Knowles). Chookie passed away in hospital, in Halifax on Tuesday evening. Anyone who was loved by Chookie, knew it, because she loved hard and unconditionally. Chookie had an amazing sense of humour, and you could always […]

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Janet McNevin

Janet Marie “Jan” McNevin, 57, of New Glasgow, passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2018 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow with her family by her side. Born in Moncton, NB, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Jeanne McNevin. Jan was a waitress until her illness.  Although ill for several years, Jan faced […]

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Rondelet, William Francis (Bill)

June 28, 1963 – Sept 14, 2018 Passed away at Burnaby Hospital, Burnaby, British Columbia. Born in Stellarton, the seventh child of Wilfred and the late Marion (Langille) Rondelet. William was a son, brother, uncle, cousin, step-father, step-grandfather and wonderful friend. He enjoyed his family and many friends. Loved to travel and take pictures. Had […]

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Esther Fortier

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved sister Esther, on  Saturday, October 13th after a short fight with cancer, at the QE 2 Health Center in Halifax. Esther, daughter of late Guy Fortier and late Lise Vandry, was predeceased by her two older brothers Denys and Marc Fortier and […]

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Effie Catherine Matchem

Effie Catherine Matchem – November 21, 1940 – October 7, 2018 On Thanksgiving Day, With heavy hearts we remember Effie ‘Catherine’ Matchem (Cluett), born November 21, 1940, in Frenchman’s Cove, Newfoundland; she is the daughter of the late Eugene and Mary Selena,’Mini’ (Bond) Cluett, who passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at the QEII […]

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Jean Isabel Stensrud

Jean Isabel Stensrud, died peacefully in the Palliative Care Unit of the Aberdeen Hospital on October 12, 2018 in her eighty-ninth year. She was born in New Glasgow on November 27, 1929, the eldest child of the late Arthur and Marion (Gordon) Crowe. She was predeceased by her husband, Wallace Stensrud and brother, Russell Crowe. […]

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Dr. Marjorie Smith

It is with sadness that the family of Dr. Marjorie Smith announce her passing on Sept ember 26, 2018 after a brief illness.  Marjorie was born in Pictou to parents Bert A. and Julia Smith.  She was predeceased by her parents, her loving husband Dr. Kevin Smith, her sister Kathleen, her two brothers Harold and […]

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TAYLOR, C. Keith

Clifford ‘Keith’ Taylor – aged 90, passed away September 26, 2018 in the Northumberland Veterans Unit, Pictou, surrounded by his family. Born in Wittenburg, Nova Scotia on August 28, 1928, he was a son of the late Clifford Joseph Taylor and Jean MacLean Stewart. Surviving are children, Dana (Tom Parker), Clair, Michael (Raylene), Jo-Ann (Jim […]

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Kennedy, Stella Bell Hutchinson

Stella Bell Hutchinson Kennedy (1922-2018) understood that joy is bigger than happiness and that, though it can sometimes be affected by the vagaries of life, joy is not dependent upon things going well. Stella shared this inner light daily and made such a strong inspirational example that it is easy now to go about the […]

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