OBITUARIES

DAVID, Walter Ambrose (58) of Halifax and formerly of Port Felix, Guysborough Co., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. He was a son of the late Thomas and Mary Ivy (Pettipas) David. Walter worked at Royal Flush for 27 years. He was a hard-working man who loved dogs, cats and golfing. He is survived by his sister Mary Ann David and aunt Connie Pettipas, both of Guysborough. Memorial Mass was held Monday, May 21, in St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Port Felix, with Father Gerald David officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of G.W. Giffin Funeral Home Ltd., Country Harbour. Online condolences may be made at www.gwgiffin.com.

 

PELRINE, Anne Marie (72), formerly of East Havre Boucher passed away at the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home on May 15, 2018. Born in Antigonish, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Mildred (Bennett) Pelrine. Anne spent her childhood living with her parents on North Canso Lighthouse. She often spoke fondly of her fascination with “the light”, the warm summers on the beach, the delight of welcoming visitors, the sounds of the wind howling and the eerie sound of the fog horn. She recalled it as a simple life filled with many warm, happy memories that she cherished greatly. Survived by daughters, Sandra (Joe) MacKenzie, Pomquet Lake Road; Corrinna MacPherson (Bryce), Slave Lake, AB; sons: Stephen MacPherson, Slave Lake, AB; Daniel MacPherson, East Havre Boucher; Brian MacPherson, Slave Lake, AB; grandchildren: Eden and Joseph MacKenzie; Emily, Hanna and Ben MacPherson; Alex and Lacey Hayes; step-granddaughters, Karen and Megan MacKenzie and great-granddaughter, Rowan McEachern. Anne will also be greatly missed by her devoted chihuahua Pammi. She was predeceased by the father of her children, Sandy MacPherson. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or funeral service. Burial in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Havre Boucher, at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to the MS Society or the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home Foundation. Online condolences may be offered at www.clcurry.com.