Helen Florence MacFarlane1

F, #2612, b. 4 April 1940, d. 20 March 1993

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  • Nationalty*: Her nationality was Canadian.
  • Married Name: Her married name was Sperry.5
  • Birth*: Helen was born on 4 April 1940 in SW Margaree, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada.3,1,2,4
  • Education*: She was educated in 1962 in St. Joseph's School of Nursing, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.4
  • Occupation*: She was Supervisor of Nursing before 20 March 1993 in Grace Maternity Hospital, Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.4
  • Death*: She died on 20 March 1993 in Halifax Infirmary, Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at age 52.5,4
  • Obituary: Her obituary reads:

    SPERRY, Helen Florence (R.N.) - 52, 311 Waverley Rd., Dartmouth, died March 20, 1993, in the Halifax Infirmary. Born in South West Margaree, she was a daughter of Mrs. Ruth (Carroll) MacFarlane, South West Margaree, and the late John MacFarlane. She graduated from St. Joseph's School of Nursing, Glace Bay in 1962. She was a supervisor of nursing at Grace Maternity Hospital, Halifax. She was president of Catholic Women's Legue of St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church, Dartmouth. She is survived by her husband, Hector; four daughters, Krista, Dartmouth; Cora Jane, Eleanor, Margaret, all at home; five brothers, Rev. Ronald, Toronto; Donald, Montreal; Peter, John, Gerard, all of South West Margaree; two sisters, Ann (Mrs. James Smith), Long Point; Mary Rose, Dartmouth. She was predeceased by two brothers, George, Hughie; three sisters, Margaret, Helen, Catherine. The body is in J. Albert Walker and Sons Funeral Home, Dartmouth, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Ronald MacFarlane and Rev. Paul Williams officiating. Burial will be 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph's Parish Cemetery, South West Margaree. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.4
  • Burial*: She was buried after 20 March 1993 in St. Joseph's Cemetery, SW Margaree, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada.4
  • Biography*: Helen was a student at St. Joseph's Hospital, Glace Bay at the time of her brother George's death in November, 1961.6
  • Last Edited: 12 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S9] Births, Church Record, June 1977 to September 1944 St. Joseph's Church, Margaree, Records.
  2. [S2] Letter, Edmund Burns to Gerald MacFarlane, December 1, 1991.
  3. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present.
  4. [S429] Obituaries from The Halifax Chronicle Herald Newspaper, Obituary of Helen Florence Sperry.
  5. [S432] Obituaries from The Cape Breton Post Newspaper, Obituary of John Joseph MacFarlane, August 16, 2008.
  6. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of George Bernard MacFarlane, 109-1961-22-6.

Ralph Lyall McCallum

M, #2613, b. circa 1900

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Family: Margaret Mary MacFarlane b. 1920, d. 25 Oct 2000

  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2012

Citations

  1. [S298] Linda Cameron, "McCallum, Margaret Obituary," e-mail to Antigonish Genealogy List, October 27, 2000.
  2. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Mrs. Ronald MacFarlane, 109-1962-42-7.

  3. [S341] Registration form to Gathering 2001 Committee, August 3, 2001, Sheet 70.
  4. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Ronald Allan MacFarlane, 123-1976-39-5.
  5. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Angus Cameron MacFarlane, 122-1974-1-15.
  6. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of John Andrew MacFarlane, 130-1981-13-10.
  7. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Mrs. Ronald (Annie Cameron) MacFarlane, 106-1962-48-7.
  8. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Eunice MacFarlane, August 3, 1983.

Harold Gilfoy

M, #2614, b. circa 1900

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Family: Mary Marcella MacFarlane b. 1923, d. 10 May 1996

  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2012

Citations

  1. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Mrs. Ronald MacFarlane, 109-1962-42-7.

  2. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Mrs. Ronald MacFarlane, 109-1962-42-7.
  3. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of MacFarlane, Ronald, 75-1927-50-2.
  4. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Ronald Allan MacFarlane, 123-1976-39-5.
  5. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Angus Cameron MacFarlane, 122-1974-1-15.
  6. [S164] Obituary for C. Lillian MacFarlane, March, 1997.
  7. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of John Andrew MacFarlane, 130-1981-13-10.
  8. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Mrs. Ronald (Annie Cameron) MacFarlane, 106-1962-48-7.
  9. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Eunice MacFarlane, August 3, 1983.

Nora Dyer

F, #2615, b. circa 1905, d. 5 October 2007

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  • Birth*: Nora was born circa 1905.2,1
  • Marriage*: She married Dougall Cameron MacFarlane circa 1934.2
  • Married Name: As of 1983,her married name was MacFarlane.2
  • Death: Nora Dyer died on 3 October 2007 in R. K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.1
  • Obituary*: Her obituary reads:

    MacFARLANE, Ellen "Nora" - 92, William's Point, Antigonish Co. It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother, Nora, on October 3, 2007, in R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish. Nora left us as she lived, peacefully and surrounded by those who loved her. Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late Walter William and Emma (Stanbury) Dyer. Nora's life was dedicated to her family. She is survived by her children, Joe (Anita), Doug (Carmie), Riverview, N.B; Lillian (Mike) Power, Kenny (Bernadette), Donnie (Brenda), Mary Lou (Kevin) Grant, all of William's Point; Carol (Raymond) DeCoste, Pomquet; Dorothy Benoit, Plymouth; 26 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Frances Dyer, Dartmouth; Josephine "Tootsie" Gilfoy, Antigonish, and Kitty MacFarlane, William's Point. She was predeceased by her husband, Dougald; brother, William; sister, Myrtle, and son-in-law, Leonard Benoit. Visitation will be in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held in St. Ninian's Cathedral on Saturday at 10 a.m. with Rev. Tom MacNeil presiding. Burial in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home Foundation, the Antigonish and Area Homemakers or charity of choice. On-line condolences may be made at: www.clcurry.com.1

Family: Dougall Cameron MacFarlane b. 30 Dec 1904, d. 13 Mar 1983

  • Last Edited: 23 Nov 2013

Citations

  1. [S429] Obituaries from The Halifax Chronicle Herald Newspaper, Obituary of Ellen "Nora" MacFarlane, October 5, 2007.
  2. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Dougald C. MacFarlane, 131-1983-29-12.
  3. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present.
  4. [S815] J. Makowwiec, "Obit of Doug MacFarlane #2621," e-mail to e-mail address, 9/11/2013, Obituary of Doug MacFarlane.

Dougall Allan MacFarlane

M, #2621, b. circa 1935, d. 9 September 2013

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  • Nationalty*: His nationality was Canadian.
  • Birth*: Dougall was born circa 1935 in Williams Point, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.1,3
  • Occupation*: He was Railroad - Started in 1964 as a car checker, moved to Via Rail and retired from Via management in 20004. between 18 April 1964 and 30 April 2004 in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.2,3
  • Residence*: He lived on 13 March 1983 in Moncton, Westmoreland, New Brunswick, Canada.1
  • Residence: He lived between 5 October 2007 and 2013 in RiveView, New Brunswick, Canada.5,3
  • Death*: He died on 9 September 2013 in RiveView, New Brunswick, Canada.3
  • Obituary: His obituary reads:


    Doug MacFarlane of Riverview [New Brunswick] passed away suddenly at his residence on Monday, September 9, 2013. Born in Antigonish, he was the son of the late Dougald and Nora (Dyer) MacFarlane.

    Doug was retired from Via Rail after 40 years of service. He attended Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, was a former member of Jay Cees Riverview and a huge Blue Jays fan. He was a very social person who could always be seen walking around town chatting with friends and those who knew him. Doug loved a lot of things about life, but what he held most dear to his heart was his family - especially his six grandchildren.

    He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 45 years, Carmie; son Troy (Shara) MacFarlane of Antigonish; daughter Jo-Lynn (Mike) Mullen of Riverview; his precious grandchildren, Jamie, Taylor, Isaac & Emily Mullen; and Edyn & Meghan MacFarlane; brothers, Joe (Anita) of Riverview, Kenny (Bernadette) of Antigonish; Donnie (Brenda) of Antigonish; sisters, Lillian (Mike) Power of Antigonish; Carol (Raymond) DeCoste of Pompquet; Dorothy Benoit of Pictou; and Mary (Kevin) Grant of Antigonish. Besides his parents, Doug was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Leonard Benoit.

    The family will be receiving friends and relatives at Cobb's Funeral Home and Cremation Center 330 Whitepine Rd., Riverview (869-2007) on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm with parish prayers taking place at 8:30pm. A service celebrating Doug's life will take place on Thursday, September 12, 2013 from Immaculate Heart of Mary Church (Fatima Dr., Riverview) at 11am with Father Phil Mulligan officiating. The burial will follow in Alderwood Cemetery. Donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cobbsfuneralhome.ca.3
  • Burial*: He was buried on 12 September 2013 in Alderwood Cemetery, Riverview, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada.3
  • Last Edited: 12 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Dougald C. MacFarlane, 131-1983-29-12.
  2. [S628] Letter, Joseph Francis MacFarlane to Railroad MacFarlanes, November 13, 2007.
  3. [S815] J. Makowwiec, "Obit of Doug MacFarlane #2621," e-mail to e-mail address, 9/11/2013, Obituary of Doug MacFarlane.
  4. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present.
  5. [S429] Obituaries from The Halifax Chronicle Herald Newspaper, Obituary of Ellen "Nora" MacFarlane, October 5, 2007.

Leonard Benoit

M, #2624, b. circa 1935, d. before 9 September 2013

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  • Birth*: Leonard was born circa 1935.1
  • Death*: He died before 9 September 2013.2
  • Last Edited: 23 Nov 2013

Citations

  1. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Dougald C. MacFarlane, 131-1983-29-12.
  2. [S815] J. Makowwiec, "Obit of Doug MacFarlane #2621," e-mail to e-mail address, 9/11/2013, Obituary of Doug MacFarlane.

Marie LeBlanc

F, #2628, b. 1911, d. 7 December 2004

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  • Married Name: Her married name was MacFarlane.2,1
  • Birth*: Marie was born in 1911 in West Pubnico, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.2,1
  • Education*: She was educated in 1933 in St. Martha's Hospital School of Nursing, Antigonish, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.1
  • Occupation*: She was Nurse between 1933 and 1939 in St. Martha's Hospital, Antigonish, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.1
  • Occupation: She was (an unknown value) between 1939 and 1940 in Camp Hill Hospital, Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.1
  • Occupation: She was (an unknown value) between 1940 and 1945 in Number 7 Canadian General Hospital RCAMAC in Europe, Europe.1
  • Marriage*: She married Colin Francis Joseph MacFarlane on 13 May 1946 in St. Peter's Church, West Pubnico, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.2,1,3
  • Occupation: Marie LeBlanc was Actively involved in a travel agency which she started with her husband. between 1965 and 2000.1
  • Death*: She died on 7 December 2004 in St. Martha's Hospital, Antigonish, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.2,1
  • Obituary: Her obituary reads:

    Halifax Herald               December 9, 2004

    MacFARLANE, Marie Anne - 93, Highland Drive, Antigonish, passed away peacefully in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish, December 7, 2004. Born in West Pubnico, she was a daughter of the late Henri and Therese (D'Eon) LeBlanc.

    Marie graduated in 1933 from St. Martha's Hospital School of Nursing, Antigonish, where she nursed until the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939. She nursed at Camphill Hospital, Halifax, enlisted in the army in 1940 and served overseas with Number 7 Canadian General Hospital RCAMAC until 1945. She married Colin Francis MacFarlane May 13, 1946. In 1965, she and her late husband began a travel agency that she was actively involved in until 2000. She was a member of the Arras Branch 59 Royal Canadian Legion, Antigonish and a 50 year member of St. Ninian's CWL. Surviving are son, Colin (Ellen), Antigonish; daughters, Roseline (Tom) Anderson, Saint John, N.B; Charlene (Steve) Konchalski, Antigonish; grandchildren, David Murphy, Graeme, Charlene, Jane Anderson, Christopher, Julianne, Maria Konchalski; great-grandson, Reese Murphy; sister, Dorothy (John) d'Entremont, Halifax.

    She was predeceased by her husband, Colin F; brothers, Henri, Charles LeBlanc; sisters, Sister Marguerite LeBlanc, Sister Colette LeBlanc, Therese d'Entremont. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish. Liturgy of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish, Rev. Andrew Boyd presiding. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations to the St. Martha's Hospital, Antigonish Food Bank or a charity of choice. www.MacIsaacs.ca.1
  • Burial*: She was buried on 11 December 2004 in St. Ninian's Cemetery, Antigonish, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.1
  • Biography*: Marie was alive at the time of her husband's death in 1983.2

Family: Colin Francis Joseph MacFarlane b. 15 Aug 1902, d. 15 Sep 1985

  • Last Edited: 20 Nov 2016

Citations

  1. [S429] Obituaries from The Halifax Chronicle Herald Newspaper, Obituary of Marie Anne (LeBlanc) MacFarlane, December 9, 2004.
  2. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Colin Francis MacFarlane, 136-1985-1-10.
  3. [S767] Allan J. Gillis, Descendants of John "Blacksmith" Cameron, page 5.

William Gilfoy

M, #2640, b. circa 1900

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Family: Anne Josephine MacFarlane b. 29 Jul 1917, d. 19 Jan 2010

  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2012

Citations

  1. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Mrs. Ronald MacFarlane, 109-1962-42-7.

  2. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Mrs. Ronald MacFarlane, 109-1962-42-7.
  3. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of MacFarlane, Ronald, 75-1927-50-2.
  4. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Ronald Allan MacFarlane, 123-1976-39-5.
  5. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Angus Cameron MacFarlane, 122-1974-1-15.
  6. [S164] Obituary for C. Lillian MacFarlane, March, 1997.
  7. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of John Andrew MacFarlane, 130-1981-13-10.
  8. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Mrs. Ronald (Annie Cameron) MacFarlane, 106-1962-48-7.
  9. [S100] Obituaries from The Casket Newspaper, 1852 - present, Obituary of Eunice MacFarlane, August 3, 1983.
  10. [S704] Obituaries - The Reporter - Port Hawkesbury, Obituary of Anne Josephine "Tootsie" MacFarlane, January 2010.