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Davis Funeral Home

260 Pigloop Rd
Chester, NS B0J 1J0
(902) 275-3811

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Hockey legend to lie in state Friday - BlackburnNews.com

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Red Wings. Lindsay will be remembered in a requiem Mass on Saturday morning at St. Andrew’s Church in Rochester. The funeral is closed to the general public, with the family and Red Wings asking fans to respect the family’s privacy and only attend the public event Friday. In lieu of flowers, contributions are being sought to support the Ted Lindsay Foundation. Lindsay was born in 1925 in Renfrew, Ontario and played junior hockey for the Oshawa Generals, winning the 1944 Memorial Cup. He soon signed with the Red Wings, where he would eventually join Gordie Howe and Sid Abel as part of the famed Production Line, feared by opponents throughout the 1950s. Nicknamed “Terrible Ted” and hated by opposing fans for his tough, aggressive style of play, he compiled 1,808 penalty minutes. Lindsay scored goals over 17 seasons, 14 with Detroit and three with the Chicago Blackhawks. He won the Art Ross Trophy as the league’s top scorer in 1950 and had his name engraved on the Stanley Cup four times. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1966. During his career, Lindsay became involved in an effort to form an NHL player’s association, to ensure higher salaries and a pension plan. The movement had widespread support from players but was opposed by team owners and general managers like Detroit’s Jack Adams, who stripped Lindsay of his captaincy and traded him to struggling Chicago. For his original efforts, the NHL renamed their Lester Pearson Award after Lindsay. A 1995 TV film, Net Worth, chronicled Lindsay’s activism. Lindsay later worked as a TV commentator, doing play-by-play on local television for the New York Rangers, then analysis for NBC. He was the centre of one of the few bright spots of the so-called “Dead Wings” era of the 1970s and early 1980s. He became the Wings’ general manager in 1977, and the following season Detroit made the playoffs for the first time since 1969. He also served as head coach of the Wings at the start of the 1980-81 season. The NHL is also joining the Red Wings in tribute to Lindsay. For games played through Sunday, all 31 NHL arenas will display Lindsay’s #7 on their arena boards. From March 7th through March 10th, rink boards in all 31 NHL arenas will feature this tribute to Ted Lindsay in honor of his incredible career, trailblazing spirit and love of the game. #RIP7 @NHLPA @TedLindsay07 pic.twitter.com/YFMffwxKxw - NHL (@NHL) March 6, 2019 PREVIOUS NEXT ...
https://blackburnnews.com/windsor/windsor-news/2019/03/07/hockey-legend-lie-state-friday/

Looking back on Jewish community’s impact on life in Cape Breton - Cape Breton Post

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Nathanson, whose lecture on the island's Jewish history attracted a full house to the society's new home in the former Bank of Montreal building at the corner of Charlotte and Dorchester streets. img alt="Sydney native Stephen Nathanson presented an overview of Jewish life in Cape Breton in January when he addressed a packed house at the Old Sydney Society’s home in the old Bank of Montreal building at the corner of Charlotte and Dorchester streets in Sydney. The audience included several members of Cape Breton’s remaining Jewish community including Moe Lieff, owner of Captain Capers Fish and Chips in Baddeck and former proprieto...
https://www.capebretonpost.com/news/local/looking-back-on-jewish-communitys-impact-on-life-in-cape-breton-291378/

Francois Fiset, age 57, of Moores Hill - Country 103.9 WRBI

Saturday, March 02, 2019

He was kind hearted and loved taking in rescue dogs and providing a home.Francois will be deeply missed by daughters Suzanne (Josh) Bauman of Versailles and Isabelle Fiset of Manchester, United Kingdom, brothers, Louis (Michele Godin) of Cold Spring, Fl, Simon and Maxim of Quebec, and step-mother Bernice Fiset of Quebec.Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2019, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Neal's Funeral Home in Osgood. Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://wrbiradio.com/2019/02/19/francois-fiset-age-57-of-moores-hill/

Funeral set for decapitated 7-year-old New York boy - Vancouver Sun

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Abraham Cardenas.Authorities say Hanane Mouhib (hah-NEEN’ moo-HEEB’) used a large kitchen knife to sever her child’s head last week at their home in the town of Sweden, just west of Rochester. She has pleaded not guilty.Mouhib had recently sought mental health assistance and then was released from a hospital.The Democrat & Chronicle says his teacher, Julia Fagan, remembers Abe as an “incredibly loving and empathetic little boy” with bright eyes and a contagious smile..——Information from: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, http://www.democratandchronicle.comLet's block ads! (Why?)...
http://vancouversun.com/pmn/news-pmn/funeral-set-for-decapitated-7-year-old-new-york-boy/wcm/27613be7-641a-428f-bd41-73adf57aee02

Obituary — Raymond “Ray” Grant - Nation Valley News (blog)

Thursday, December 14, 2017

March 29, 1946 – December 10, 2017Peacefully at Winchester Memorial Hospital on Sunday December 10. Ray (Raymond) Grant beloved husband of Jackie Grant (nee Rushton). Loving father of Whitnie Beckstead (son in law Lenny) son Stephen Grant of Iroquois and Jason and Stephanie (Grant) Mackenzie of Kingston, Ontario. Proud grandfather of Tyler Beckstead Iroquois and grandchildren and great grandchildren of Kingston Ontario. Survived by sister in laws Joan Clark, (Gordon) St Stephens NB. Lois Coleman (Gary Courtenay B.C. Deni Rushton (David) Oxford Nova Scotia. as well as many nieces and nephew’s. Predeceased by his parents Alfred and Lois Grant. Brother Ronald and sister Susan(Palmer). Ray was born in Prince Rupert moved many times during his early years as his father was in the arm forces. At age 17 he became a professional athlete. Ray went to Olympics trials in 1964 for gymnastics in the province of BC. He became a professional firefighter 1967 to 1976 Dartmouth NS. Ray continued to help when he moved to Iroquois became a volunteer f...

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/

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