819 announcements for R.H. Porter Funeral Home

Beverly Mae BORDEN

Beverly Mae BORDEN

Published in the New Glasgow News.

Trenton - Beverly Mae Borden, 71, of New Glasgow, formerly of Trenton, passed away January 7, 2019 in Valley View Villa, Riverton. A memorial service will be held at 2 pm, Sunday, July 14, in the R.H. Porter Funeral Home, 73 High St., Trenton, with Mr. Fergie MacKay officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery. Reception to follow in First...

William James "Bill" ROFF

William James "Bill" ROFF

Published in the New Glasgow News.

Frasers Mountain, NS - William James “Bill” Roff, age 83, of Frasers Mountain. It is with shock and sadness that Bill’s family announces his sudden death as the result of a tragic accident on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Bill was born on July 24, 1935 to Eric and Elsie (Allen) Roff at Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England. Before attending university,...

Antoinette "Tosha" MACMILLAN

Antoinette "Tosha" MACMILLAN

Published in the New Glasgow News.

New Glasgow - Antoinette C. “Tosha” MacMillan. It is with sadness that we, the family of Tosha, announce her passing on June 16th, 2019 at the Aberdeen Hospital with her brother Bobby by her side. Mom grew up in Stellarton as one of three children. Working all of her life, starting at 15, she left to raise her daughter for nine years. When...

Cyril Dugal CAMERON

Cyril Dugal CAMERON

Published in the New Glasgow News.

Trenton - Cyril Dugal Cameron, age 81 of Trenton, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 at home surrounded by his loved ones. Born in Trenton on December 18, 1937, he was a son of the late Leonard and Johanna (Purvis) Cameron. Cyril worked for the former Hawker Sidley/Trenton Works for 42 years as a machinist until his retirement. He is survived by...

Clifford Melvin FELTMATE

Clifford Melvin FELTMATE

Published in the New Glasgow News.

Trenton - Clifford Melvin Feltmate, age 73, of Trenton, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in the Aberdeen Hospital. Born in Canso, he was a son of the late Alonzo and Emma (George) Feltmate. He was a retired crane operator at the Trenton Forge. He is survived by a son, Peter (Jakki), New Glasgow; grandson, Norman Ferguson; chosen daughter,...

Gregory Paul BABIN

Gregory Paul BABIN

Published in the New Glasgow News.

New Glasgow - Gregory Paul Babin. Greg passed away peacefully at home on May 31, 2019 after a short battle with cancer. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia on December 5, 1952, he was the son of the late Albert Babin and Anna (d’Entremont) Babin. He attended St. Mary’s University and then worked for 35 years at Scotiabank throughout HRM and...

Elizabeth "Betty" MILNE

Elizabeth "Betty" MILNE

Published in the New Glasgow News.

Woodburn - Elizabeth “Betty” Milne, 89, passed away February 13, 2019. A public graveside service will be held at 1 pm Friday, May 31, in Hillside Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of choice. www.rhporter.ca

Timothy Angus "Tim" Grant

Timothy Angus "Tim" Grant

Published in the New Glasgow News.

Trenton - Timothy Angus Grant. Tim Grant, age 79, eldest child of the late Timothy Arthur and Helen (Mason) Grant, passed away suddenly at his cottage in Country Harbour (Guysborough Co.) on Sunday, May 26, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Donna Patricia (Horn); daughter, Geraldine Kirk (Greg), Okotoks, AB, grandchildren:...

Mary Arline BRUCE

Mary Arline BRUCE

Published in the New Glasgow News.

New Glasgow - Mary Arline Bruce, age 93, of the Glen Haven Manor, formerly of Grant St., New Glasgow, passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2019, in the Manor. Born in Greenwood, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Annie (MacPherson) Bannerman. A graduate of the Maritime Business College, she worked for the Royal Bank, Nightingale and Hayman...

Muriel Geraldine "Gerry" CANTLEY

Muriel Geraldine "Gerry" CANTLEY

Published in the New Glasgow News.

New Glasgow - Muriel Geraldine “Gerry” Cantley, age 91, of the Shiretown Nursing Home, Pictou, formerly of New Glasgow and Trenton, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Pictou. Born in Trenton, she was a daughter of the late Margaret (MacKay) Leadbetter. Gerry was a member of First United Church, Trenton; First United UCW; and a former...

Larry PECKHAM

Larry PECKHAM

Published in the New Glasgow News.

Abercrombie - Larry Peckham, age 63, passed away suddenly but peacefully, on March 24, 2019 at the QEII in Halifax. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held 2pm Sunday, May 26, in Abercrombie Cemetery. Reception to follow in the Abercrombie Community Centre. Arrangements are under the direction of the R.H. Porter Funeral...

JAMES ARTHUR "JIM"  SWEET

JAMES ARTHUR "JIM" SWEET

Published in the New Glasgow News.

New Glasgow - James Arthur “Jim” Sweet passed away peacefully in his home on Monday, May 20, 2019, of Cancer with family close at hand. He was predeceased by his parents, Gerald and Elizabeth (Tansley) Sweet, and his sister, Barbara Whitefield and brother, Peter Sweet. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Inez Estella (King) Sweet; his...

John David MACLEAN

John David MACLEAN

Published in the New Glasgow News.

Trenton - John David MacLean, age 81, of Trenton, passed away suddenly Thursday, May 2, 2019, in the Aberdeen Hospital. Born in South McLellan Mountain, he was a son of the late John Dan and Ermina (Humphreys) MacLean. He was retired from Canso Chemicals. David was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Br. 34, New Glasgow; an avid dart player; an...

John David MACLEAN

John David MACLEAN

Published in the New Glasgow News.

Trenton - John David MacLean, age 81, of Trenton, passed away suddenly Thursday, May 2, 2019, in the Aberdeen Hospital. Born in South McLellan Mountain, he was a son of the late John Dan and Ermina (Humphreys) MacLean. He was retired from Canso Chemicals. David was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Br. 34, New Glasgow; an avid dart player; an...

Alexander Jerome "Alex" KENNY

Alexander Jerome "Alex" KENNY

Published in the New Glasgow News.

Churchville - Alexander Jerome “Alex” Kenny, 87, passed away peacefully at home with family on April 29, 2019. Born in Trenton, he was a son of the late James and Catherine (Gosbee) Kenny. Alex was a skilled welder and foreman at the former Hawker Siddley. Retiring in 1987, he enjoyed many summers camping with family. Alex enjoyed dancing,...

Eleanor Marjorie FRASER (Fox)

Eleanor Marjorie FRASER (Fox)

Published in the New Glasgow News.

New Glasgow - Eleanor Marjorie (Fox) Fraser, March 23, 1920 - April 23, 2019. Everything about Eleanor Fox-Fraser’s life can be found in 3 simple phrases: dedication to family, the importance of friendships and engagement in community. From her early years (Born 1920) in Springhill NS, as the only child of the late Harry Fox and Frances...

Alan Stuart WALTERS

Alan Stuart WALTERS

Published in the New Glasgow News.

MacLellan’s Brook - Alan Stuart Walters, age 93, of MacLellan’s Brook, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in the Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow. Born in Picton, Ontario, he was a son of the late Case and Helen (Denike) Walters. He served with the Canadian Army for 2 1/2 years during WWII. He then worked for Canada Post in Picton, Ont.,...

Julia Chafic TANNOUS

Julia Chafic TANNOUS

Published in the New Glasgow News.

New Glasgow - Julia Chafic Tannous, age 69, of New Glasgow, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019, in the QEII Infirmary, Halifax. Born in Zahleh, Lebanon, she was a daughter of the late Chafic and Wadiaa (Lattouf) El Rassi. She was a member of Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband, Chamel Tannous; daughters:...

Larry Keith PECKHAM

Larry Keith PECKHAM

Published in the New Glasgow News.

Abercrombie - Larry Keith Peckham, age 63, passed away suddenly but peacefully, on March 24, 2019 at the QEII in Halifax. Larry was born on June 18,1955 in New Glasgow. He fought hard to get into this world as a 4lb. preemie and he fought hard to stay, but it wasn't to be. He faced numerous challenges in his life. He tackled them all with...

Edna DUNBAR

Edna DUNBAR

Published in the New Glasgow News.

Abercrombie – Edna Dunbar, 80, peacefully passed away the morning of March 23, 2019, in the Valley View Villa. Born on September 11, 1938 in New Glasgow, NS, to James and Gladys Hayes, she was the eldest of 5 children. She worked as a receptionist for Frank Sobey. In 1959, Edna graduated from Payzant Memorial Nursing School in Windsor, NS, and...