HEIGHTON, Ella M.

Ella Mildred Heighton of River John passed away April 12, 2018 in Willow Lodge Tatamagouche.  Born March 23, 1937 in Prince Edward Island to Guy and Mabel Smith, she was known in the community for her delicious baked goods, especially her biscuits and pies.  Ella was a devoted member of St. George’s Presbyterian Church and […]

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HARNETT, John

John Harnett age 57 of Pictou, NS formerly of Lord’s Cove, Newfoundland, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the Palliative Care Unit in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, NS. John was surrounded by his loving wife Susan Treby-Harnett, and his children Nicole, Stephanie and John, his twin brother Gerard Harnett was also […]

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EDWARDS, Charlotte A. (Fraser)

Pictou – After 80 active years, Charlotte passed away peacefully on April 5, 2018. Loving daughter of the late George Fraser and Minnie May Fraser (Boudreau). Born and raised in Pictou, she was proud of her Scottish heritage, tracing her lineage to the arrival of the ship Hector. Charlotte raised her family in Pickering, Ontario […]

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MacLEOD, Elaine

Elaine MacLeod, 1933 – 2018, passed away in the Palliative Care Unit of the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow on March 29th, 2018.  Elaine got her early education at Toney River School.  After completing a Commercial Course at Pictou Academy she worked in Halifax for Wrathall Ins. and General Motors Ins. Division.  Upon her marriage to […]

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Munro, Charles Edward

Munro, Charles Edward – 65 of River John, passed away peacefully March 20, 2018 in Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche.  Born in Pictou, he was the son of the late Douglas and Kathleen (Holt) Munro.  Charles liked playing card games and horse shoes.  He was a past member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 108 in […]

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Van Westen, Carol Ann (Smith)

Van Westen, Carol Ann (Smith) – 69, of New Glasgow, passed away on March 17, 2018.  Born in Halifax, she was the beloved wife of Peter Van Westen, also of New Glasgow, and daughter of the late Mary Ann (Paquet)  and Commander Wilfrid Smith. Carol Ann and Peter completely restored the Pictou Lodge Resort and […]

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FINNESSY, Floyd William Thomas

FINNESSY, Floyd William Thomas, age 80, of Toney River, Nova Scotia passed away March 10, 2018 in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.  Born in Ottawa, he was a son of the late Stanley & Mildred Finnessy.  Floyd is survived by his wife, Dianna (Shaban); daughters, Susan McKee and Pamela McKee (Randy), both of Ottawa; […]

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BEDFORD, George G.

Pictou – George Gordon Bedford (March 8, 1926 – March 10, 2018), 92 years on this earth was just enough and 34 days without the love of his life, Shorty, was simply too much.  George Gordon Bedford passed away peacefully at home March 10, 2018, overlooking his Town of Pictou, with the same determination that […]

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NAUGLER, William Matthew

William Matthew Naugler passed away at home on March 2, 2018. Born in New Glasgow, NS on May 20, 2002, he was the son of Robert Lewis and Gillian (Roberts) Naugler. William was an exceptional young man, bright, funny, full of energy and the joy of life. He loved to make people laugh with his […]

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HAUGHAN, Patsy Hazel (Isner)

HAUGHAN, Patsy Hazel (Isner) – Lyons Brook. On Thursday, March 8, 2018 our mother spread her wings and departed this life to be free.  She passed quietly at the Shiretown Nursing Home in Pictou, with her daughters Andrea and Lisa by her side.  It was a peaceful end to a long struggle with Alzheimer’s which […]

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