Bridgetown NS Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Sports stars who died in 2016 - Sportinglife.comTuesday, December 27, 2016
August, retains the record for the longest Test innings in term of time, which saw him take just over 16 hours to piece together a game-saving 337 against West Indies in Bridgetown in 1957.
JOAO HAVELANGE: Brazilian Havelange, FIFA president from 1974 to 1998, died at the age of 100 in August.
TRIFON IVANOV: The former Bulgaria defender was part of their run to the semi-finals of the 1994 World Cup. He died of a heart attack in February aged 50.
CESARE MALDINI: Maldini, the former Italy and AC Milan coach who also played for both like his son Paolo, died in April aged 84.
CHRISTY O'CONNOR JNR: Irish golf star O'Connor Jnr is best remembered for helping Europe retain the Ryder Cup at the Belfry in 1989 when he fired a stunning shot with his two iron to within a few feet of the 18th hole. He died in his sleep at the age of 67 while on holiday in January.
ARNOLD PALMER: The American seven-time major winner was one of the most beloved figures in golf. His death in September came just over two weeks on from his 87th birthday.
GARY SPRAKE: Former Wales and Leeds goalkeeper Sprake helped the club win the 1968-69 First Division title. He died in October aged 71.
MICK SULLIVAN: Record-breaking winger Sullivan, who died in April at the age of 82, is one of only 25 members of the Rugby League Hall of Fame. A World Cup winner in 1954 at the age of just 20, he set the record for most Great Britain caps with 46, which was later equalled by Garry Schofield.
June E. Goodwin - Wareham WeekWednesday, November 23, 2016
Hollis T. Woodbury and Arnold C. Goodwin.
Born in Beaconsfield, Nova Scotia, she was the daughter of the late Alton and Grace (Farnsworth) Bent. June was an active member of the Bridgetown Baptist Church in Nova Scotia and was involved in many volunteer organizations. She enjoyed painting, sewing, gardening, doll making and being with her friends.
She is survived by her children; Cheryl Florindo and her husband Edmund of W. Wareham, Hollis K. Woodbury and his wife Danelle of Rexburg, Idaho and Cathie L. Lindfors of Bradley, California; her brother, Warren Bent of San Jose, California; nine grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and seven step-children and their families. She was predeceased by her brothers, the late Murray, Milton, Owen, Kenneth, Carroll and Harley Bent; her sisters, Hester Sauter, Evelyn Hall, Grace Olive Bezanson and Ruth McDonald.
Her funeral service will be held on Sat., Nov. 26, 2016 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham at 11:30 a.m. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery, Rochester.
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Joan Elnora Mahovlic - Alberni Valley NewsWednesday, March 27, 2019
Calvin and Eugene and her half-brothers Whiley and Richard.
She is survived by loving husband Mike Mahovlic, daughters Pearl (Colin) Drolet and Jory Smith; son Larry (Stephanie) Morse, all from Nova Scotia; and sons Shawn Coffill, Nanoose Bay, B.C., and Mark Coffill, Port Alberni, B.C.; step-daughter Trish (Rick) McCrate, Coquitlam; step-son Jim (Lori) Mahovlic, Calgary, Alberta; step-daughter Meg (John) Belanger, Campbell River, B.C.; step-son Paul Mahovlic, New Westminster, B.C. and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is also survived by brother Gerald (Janet) Salsman, Coldbrook, N.S.; brother Ronald (Jeanette) Salsman, Port Alberni, B.C.; sister Madelyn Wiles, Morristown, N.S.; brother Leo (Adele) Salsman, Trail, B.C.; sister Marilyn (Allan) Teal, Trenton, Ontario; and sister Freda Salsman, Waterville, N.S. as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank all the caring staff at Echo Village for everything, also to Pastor Platz for his spiritual support.
There will be a funeral service for Joan at Grace Lutheran Church, 4408 Redford Street, Port Alberni, B.C. on Monday, March 25, 2019, at 1:30 pm with a tea to follow.
Flowers are gratefully declined but if you wish to do so, donations to Grace Lutheran Church Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated.
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Police investigate Sydney funeral home for possible fraud - CBC.caWednesday, March 27, 2019
Cape Breton Regional Police are investigating a complaint of alleged fraud against S.W. Chant and Son Funeral Home in Sydney.The complaint came from Service Nova Scotia, which regulates the funeral industry in Nova Scotia.News of the police investigation comes just weeks after a suspicious fire at the funeral home, which is closed indefinitely.The department first launched an investigation into the home's financial records after a family complained about a funeral service in December of 2017.Officials found that the family had a contract with the funeral home for a prepaid service, but their money had not been placed in trust."There was a general concern that we had at the time which is why we decided to put a notice out to the public in the spring of 2018," said Rodger Gregg, registrar of cemetery and funeral services for Service Nova Scotia.'This is unusual for us to see'Service Nova Scotia suspended Chant's licence to sell prepaid funerals. And in the following months, 49 other people came forward with contracts amounting to about $170,000, said Gregg. The department worked with the funeral home to have that money re...
No applicants yet for public seats on Nova Scotia funeral board - Cape Breton PostWednesday, March 27, 2019
SYDNEY, N.S. -
Anyone upset over what's happening in the funeral industry in Nova Scotia now has an opportunity to pull up a chair and do something about it.
For the first time, the Nova Scotia Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors is offering two board seats to public advocates not connected to the funeral industry, measures taken following a bizarre and emotional mix up at a Nova Scotia funeral home last year.
"That way the public can get involved in enforcement actions when they need to be taken by the board as we'd have the consumer advocate perspective as well," said Rodger Gregg, registrar of cemetery and funeral services in Nova Scotia.
However, Gregg said, his concern is that no one has applied for the positions and the positions start in June.
"Right now, we haven't received any applicants for these positions," he said.
"For us it's a great opportunity for there now to be consumer representation on the board to represent the consumer's interest."
The board previously consisted of just the registrar and five othe...