OBITUARIES

HADLEY, Ross Raymond (81) of Hadleyville, Guysborough Co., passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, in the Milford Haven Home for Special Care, Guysborough. Born in Antigonish on September 29, 1936, Ross was a son of the late Cranswick and Mamie (MacPherson) Hadley. He was a member of the Labourers Union, having worked on various construction projects in Eastern Nova Scotia and Cape Breton. Ross was also a stevedore and linesman for F.K. Warren. He was a lifelong outdoorsman and greatly enjoyed deer hunting, and trout fishing. Ross was an avid reader of western pocket books. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sheila (Grady) Hadley; sons Ricky (Irene), MacKenzie, B.C. and Kevin, Hadleyville. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his sister Abbie and nephews Douglas and Robert. A funeral service was held on Saturday, September 15, in Hadleyville United Church with Rev. Heather Manuel officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ross may be made to Milford Haven Home for Special Care, Guysborough or Hadleyville United Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements under the care of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Homes, Port Hawkesbury. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.haverstocks.com.

 

KENNEDY, Ian Hugh Carroll “Carl” of Argyle, Guysborough County, went home to be with his Lord and Saviour on Sunday, September 9, 2018, in his 80th year. Born in Antigonish, he was the youngest son of the late Fred and Alma (Cousins) Kennedy. After a few years in Ontario, he came home in 1963 to his first full-time job in Nova Scotia with R.P. CameronTransport Ltd. In 1970, he formed his own company, Carl Kennedy Trucking Ltd. which he ran for 30 years. He continued driving for other operators until 2016, a trucking career that spanned 53 years. Carl came to know his Lord and Saviour in 1979 and was a founding member of Goshen Gospel Church where he served as an Elder. He was devoted and faithful to his Lord, his church, his family and his community. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Hazel (Feltmate); sons, Brent (Nancy), Glenelg; Scott (Wendy), Bow Island, Alta.; Adam (Cathy), Blues Mills; Carl (Tina), Giant’s Lake; grandchildren, Cody (Hayley), Connor, Tanner, Lauren, Morgan, Logan, Jaron, Addisyn, Laken, Veronica; great-grandchildren, Rowan, Jude, Huxley; sisters, Muriel Kennedy, Antigonish; Jean (Rod) Chisholm, Antigonish; sister-in-law, Jean Kennedy, Antigonish; several nieces, nephews and their families. Carl was predeceased by brothers, Charlie and Stanley Kennedy, Victor Cousins; sister Nellie Kennedy. Funeral service was held Friday in King’s United Church, Loch Katrine, with Pastor John Luten officiating. Interment in Sunset Cemetery, Argyle. Memorial donations may be made to Goshen Gospel Church or Transport for Christ. Funeral arrangements under the dignified and compassionate care of   G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, Country Harbour. Online condolences may be made at www.gwgiffin.com.

 

MYERS, Mary Margaret (66), Dartmouth, died on September 6, 2018, at the VG Hospital in Halifax. A daughter of the late Kingston and Leona Myers, she was born in Canso but lived in Antigonish for many years before moving to Dartmouth. Mary loved playing the guitar and piano, singing and being near the ocean but most of all she loved her family and friends. She had a big heart and a loving soul, always there with a comforting word or a helping hand; she will be greatly missed. She is survived by her son Chris MacKenzie, Guysborough; daughter Lisa Durley (Blair MacDonald), Prince Edward Island, seven grandchildren: Marlie, Miranda, Willow, Minna, Cole, Dawson and Addison; five brothers,Vince Myers, Antigonish; Harry (Cory) Myers, Goldboro; John (Linda) Myers, Winnipeg; Brian (Peggy) Myers, Enfield; Joe (Mary) Myers, Antigonish and three sisters, Lorraine Myers, Halifax; Tracey Myers (Kirk Jones), Antigonish; Carol (Doug) Cameron, Antigonish and may nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Ray MacNeil, two brothers, Lester in infancy, and Ken Myers. Memorial service and burial will be held in Canso, Guysborough County, at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of your choice.

 

RHYNOLD, Rita Marion “Nan” (95) Our mom passed away September 14, 2018, in the Palliative Care Unit, St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Rita was born in Little Dover, Guysborough County, on May 31, 1923, to the late Alex and Lillian (Sampson) Rhynold. She married the love of her life, John, making their home in Halifax and Kentville, later retiring in Heatherton and spending their summers in Fox Island. She is survived by daughter Diane Clarke and son David (Marcia), eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, sister Margie Bray, brother Jim (Pearlie), sisters-in-law Mary Flemming and Betty Rhynold, many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband John, son-in-law Dave Clarke, siblings, Geraldine, Genesta, Albert, Len and Bud. At Rita’s request, there will be no visitation. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Ninian Cathedral at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 19. Reception to follow in John Paul Centre. Burial at Star of the Sea Cemetery, Canso at a later date. Donations in memory of Rita may be made to St. Martha’s Palliative Care Unit or Star of the Sea Cemetery Fund, Canso. Online condolence messages: www.clcurry.com.