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Sweeny's Funeral Home

51 Phoenix St
Bridgewater, NS B4V 2H8
(902) 543-2587

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Bane, Jean Hypes - NRVN News

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Rosemary Bane of Murfreesboro, TN. Beloved nieces and nephews never forgot their aunt: Carla Williams (and Rodney) of New Castle, VA; Ann Armel (and Bryan) of Cody, WY, Webb Hypes (and Carol) of Bridgewater, VA, Watt Hypes (and Jann) of Culpeper, VA, Dayton Hypes (and Karen) of London, Ontario, Canada; Trenor Hypes (and Maggie) of Charleston, SC; Eugene Miller Bane, Jr. (and Becky) of Salem, VA; Nancyanne Schultejans of St. Louis, MO; James Bane (and Eileen) of Golden, CO; Nancy Bane Peery Olson (and David) of Fayetteville, NC; and Brenda Bane Fanning (and Ronnie) of Pearisburg, VA. She is remembered as a loving and caring woman devoted to her family, friends, God, and her community. Jean Bane will be deeply missed by all. The family is in the care of A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home. Visitation will be held March 27 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. A memorial service will be held at 11 am on March 28 at the A. Vest Funeral Home in White Gate, VA with Rev. Gary Poff, pastor of Castle Rock Baptist Church presiding. Burial will follow at the Walkers Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you remember Jean Bane with a donation to the Trenor Cemetery Fund, c/o Sarah Fisher, 24904 Craigs Creek Rd, New Castle, VA 24127 or a charity of your choice. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://nrvnews.com/bane-jean-hypes/

Joan Fanais

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Paris, on Wednesday January 25, 2017, formerly of Nova Scotia, and Windsor, Ontario in her 84th year. Beloved mom to Marie Bellmore (the late Robert) of Paris, Ontario and Randy Whynot (Annette) of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia; cherished Nana and Nanny to Branwen Maden of London, Ontario; Stephen Whynot (Patti) of Allen, Texas; Mandy Benedict (Jason) of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia; and Jillian Whynot (Simon Rogers) of Edmonton, Alberta. Great-Nanny to Dominic, Madison , Logan, Jenny, and Kayden. Dearest sister to Alice Michaels (the late Walter) of Winthrop Harbor, Illinois; Polly Mauldin (Hank) of Modesto, California; and Edwin Mills of Calgary, Alberta. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Allan and Marie Mills, former husband Sam Fanais and her beloved dog, Taffy, who was waiting to greet her at the Rainbow Bridge. Joan enjoyed many years cooking for the priests at Sacred Heart Church in Windsor. After retirement she spent many happy days baking the best goodies for friends, family, and the Seniors Centre in Windsor now known as Life After Fifty, of which she had been a member for many years. Joan was a member of the Trefoil Guild- Girl Guides of Canada, a former member of the Royal Canadian Leg...
http://www.wmkippfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/2829150/Fanais-Joan/service-details.php

Marie Aitkenhead

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Place, Paris Ontario on Monday January 2nd, 2017, in her 98th year. Marie is the beloved wife of the late Harold (Harry 1988); dear mother of George Aitkenhead and his wife Jeanette (Creeden) of Bridgewater, NS; Peter and his wife Lynda (Treanor) of Hammonds Plains, NS; Harold and his wife Christine (Knibbs) of Calgary AB; Charles (Chuck) of Brantford, ON and John Aitkenhead of Miramichi, NB. Cherished Grandmother of seven Grandchildren; Jeffery, Bethany, Crystaleen, Heather, Andrew, Philip and Oliver with five Great Grandchildren. Friends and Family will be received for a Funeral service and visitation at Wm. Kipp Funeral Home 184 Grand River St N., Paris, on Tuesday January 10 2016 after 12:00 PM. Funeral Service to follow in the funeral home chapel at 1:00 PM. Interment Paris Cemetery Donations may be made to the Brantford Salvation Army in remembrance of Marie. Online condolences and donations may be arranged through www.wmkippfuneralhome.com or by contacting Wm. Kipp 519 442 3061...
http://www.wmkippfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/2813959/Aitkenhead-Marie/service-details.php

Gordon K. Macmichael, Toronto Ontario Temple president, dies at 71 - Deseret News

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

A funeral was held in Brampton, Ontario, and broadcast to LDS chapels in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, and Dartmouth and Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. The LDS Church News is an official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The publication's content supports the doctrines, principles and practices of the Church. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865669380/Gordon-K-Macmichael-Toronto-Ontario-Temple-president-dies-at-71.html

Funeral insurance comes to Nova Scotia: What you need to know - CBC.ca

Friday, October 28, 2016

Sept. 1, offers more options and reduces red tape for funeral homes. But it hasn't "reinvented the wheel," according to Adam Tipert, owner of Sweeney's Funeral Home in Bridgewater and chairman of the Nova Scotia Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.  "We've always had prefunded funerals in Nova Scotia with a trust company." Funeral home trust vs funeral insurance That allowed people to preplan their funeral and prepay funeral homes, either in full or installments. The money was placed in trust, guaranteed to cover funeral expenses and protected until the person died. "All we're doing now is looking at the option of instead of funneling all those monies to a trust company we can now send it to an insurance company and they can look after the financial aspects of it," Tipert said. Rodger Gregg, registrar of Cemetery and Funeral Services with Service Nova Scotia, said funeral insurance can mean more manageable payments "that can make it easier to afford a prearranged funeral." In line with 6 other provinces He said the change was made at the request of the funeral and insurance industries to bring Nova Scotia "in line with the rest of the country." Currently, B.C., Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Quebec all allow it. "It's a type of life insurance," according to Michael Smith, Nova Scotia district manager for Canada Purple Shield insurance. He said all insurance is based on risk. "The older we are the greater chance we have of death," he said. "The younger we are the less cha...
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/funerals-insurance-business-consumers-1.3792970

Police investigate Sydney funeral home for possible fraud - CBC.ca

Wednesday, 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...
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/chant-s-funeral-home-police-investigate-fraud-1.5042454

No applicants yet for public seats on Nova Scotia funeral board - Cape Breton Post

Wednesday, 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. Rodger Gregg "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...
https://www.capebretonpost.com/news/local/no-applicants-yet-for-public-seats-on-nova-scotia-funeral-board-295042/

Joan Elnora Mahovlic - Alberni Valley News

Wednesday, 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. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://www.albernivalleynews.com/obituaries/joan-elnora-mahovlic/