2016 Obituaries

In Memory of David MacKay

First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to Carol Denton Snair and family, on the death of her son, David MacKay of Ottawa, who died on December 24, 2016 after a prolonged illness. He was 55. David was a beloved son of Carol Denton Snair, Halifax, and Alexander MacKay of Ottawa, ON. His ashes have been returned to Nova Scotia for burial beside his sister, Catherine. Private burial will take place in the spring. David was a gentle person who loved nature and was kind to his friends.

In Memory of James E. Mitchell

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and friends of James E. Mitchell (94), widower of E. Barbara Mitchell, both former members of the congregation of First Baptist Church Halifax. Read more…

In Memory of Harvey Edwin Crowell

Sincere sympathy is extended to Marie Crowell and the family and friends of her husband Harvey Crowell on December 3, 2016. More…

In Memory of John Naug

Sincere Sympathy is extended to Jason Naug and the family and friends of his father, John Naug of Sarnia, ON, who died on November 23. More…

In Memory of Kathryn Anne Dickens

Sincere Sympathy is extended to Caitlin Smithers and family on the death of her aunt, Kathryn Dickens of Dartmouth, NS, who died on November 22. More…

In Memory of Jessica Rose Cameron

Sincere Sympathy is extended to Marlene Dexter and the family and friends of her niece, Jessica Rose Cameron who died on November 6. more…

In Memory of Robert (Bob) Pulsifer

Sincere Sympathy is extended to Sandra Murphy on the death of her father, Bob Pulsifer, on Nov. 9. More…

In Memory of Rev. Dr. Andrew Donald MacCrae

Sincere Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Rev. Dr. Andrew D. McCrae, who died October 30 in Wolfville, NS. Funeral Service Mon., Nov. 7, 2pm, Wolfville Baptist Church. More…

In Memory of Doreen M. Thorne
March 11, 1928 – October 18, 2016

First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to Barbara MacDonald and family on the recent death of her mother, Doreen Thorne.

“It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my mother. She passed away peacefully after a long battle with Alzheimer disease. She was predeceased by her husband, Howard, and daughter, Diane. No service by request. A celebration of Doreen’s life will be held at a later date. She will be forever in the hearts of her daughter, Barbara MacDonald (Thorne); granddaughter, Pamela (Owen McHugh); great-grandson, Howard and son-in-law, Pat. A special thank you to the third floor staff of Arborstone.”

In memory of  Milton Schwartzentruber
Sincere Sympathy is extended to Kathy Swartzentruber and family on the death of her father, Milton Schwartzentruber of New Hamburg, ON, who died on October 11. More…

In memory of  Edward Borden Colp
Sincere Sympathy is extended to Karen Colp and family on the death of her husband, Edward B. Colp of Rose Bay, who died on September 28. Karen was a long time Office Administrator at FBC Halifax. More…

In memory of  C. Roger Fleming
Sincere Sympathy is extended to Lynne Evans and family on the death of her father, C. Roger Fleming of Stellarton, who died on September 13. More…

In memory of  Helen Lula Phyllis Pinfield
Sincere Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Helen Lula Phyllis Pinfield of Sheet Harbour, who died on Aug. 8. Phyllis was the long time companion of Miss Aileen (Gyp) Wright and attended FBC Halifax before moving to Sheet Harbour. Services have already taken place.

In Memory of Edwin Merton Harper
First Baptist Church extends sincere sympathy to Kim Harper-Given and family on the death of her father, Edwin Harper on August 9, 2016. More…

In Memory of Gary Ashton
First Baptist Church extends sincere sympathy to Sandy and Brian Ashton and family on the passing of Brian’s father, Gary Ashton on July 17th, 2016. More…

In Memory of Donald Murray Myers
First Baptist Church extends sincere sympathy to the family and friends of Donald Murray Myers, of Halifax, on July 12th, 2016. More…

In Memory of Marjorie Eileen Fountain
First Baptist Church extends sincere sympathy to the family and friends of Marjorie Eileen Fountain, of Halifax, on July 9th, 2016. More…

In Memory of E. Barbara Mitchell
First Baptist Church extends sincere sympathy to the family and friends of E. Barbara Mitchell, age 94, wife of James E. Mitchell, both members of the First Baptist Halifax. More…

In Memory of Ruth E. Clarke
First Baptist Church extends sincere sympathy to Naomi Shelton and the family and friends of her aunt, Ruth E. Clarke of Hartland, NB. More..

In Memory of Janet Elizabeth Servant
First Baptist Church extends sincere sympathy to the family and friends of Janet Elizabeth Servant, of Halifax, on June 25, 2016.  More….

In Memory of Timothy (Tim) McAfee
First Baptist Church extends sincere sympathy to Frank McGill on the  death of his nephew, Tim McAfee of Swan Hills, AB, on June 21, 2016.

In Memory of Delphine Anderson
First Baptist Church extends sincere sympathy to Lynette Wahlstrom on the death of her Aunt, Delphine Anderson, of Gold Canyon, AZ, USA on June 20, 2016. Lynette has fond memories of visiting with her and Uncle Vergil at their cottage in Ontario and hearing stories of their travels to Israel and Spain. Delphine’s mother and Lynette’s Grandmother, Augusta, was a Church Organist in our Lutheran Swedish Church in Sask. and was very proud that Lynette had become a church organist too and supported her music always.   More…

In Memory of David Michael Darragh
First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to Joanne Stonehouse on the death of her cousin, David Michael Darragh, of Eastern Passage, NS, on June 17, 2016. More…

In Memory of Winnifred Croucher
First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to Amanda Zadeh on the death of her Great-Aunt, Winnifred Croucher, of Port aux Basques, NL, on June 16, 2016. More…

In Memory of Donna Allen
First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to Sheri Allen Lee on the death of her mother, Donna Allen, of Waterloo, ON, on June 12, 2016. More…

In Memory of Bernice Grace Brown
First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to Elizabeth Fountain and family on the death of her mother, Bernice Grace Brown, who died May 19, 2016. More…

In Memory of Violet Winnifred Fillmore
First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to Eric Boyd and the family and friends of Violet W. Fillmore, Windsor, NS, who died May 8, 2016.
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In Memory of J. E. Gordon Smith
First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to Heather McNeil and the family and friends of J. E. Gordon Smith, Toronto, who died April 5, 2016.
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In Memory of Kenneth Edward Stockdale
First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to Betty and Owen Evans and family in the death of Betty’s father, Kenneth Edward Stockdale of Halifax, NS on April 1, 2016. More…

In Memory of Ivor  Thomas Walker
First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to Yvonne Ward and family on the death of her brother, Ivor Thomas Walker of Greenwood, NS, on March 16, 2016. More…

In Memory of Lena Margaret Davidson
First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to Kimberly North and family on the death of her grandmother, Lena Margaret Davidson of Truro and Debert, NS, on March 14, 2016. More…

In Memory of Ruth Lillian Cook
First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to the family and friends of Ruth Lillian Cook of Bedford, NS, who died on February 29. More…

In Memory of Sheila Frances Allen
First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to the family and friends of Sheila Frances Allen of Halifax, NS, who died on February 9.
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In Memory of Alice Louise Smith
First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to Jim Stanley and the family and friends of his mother, Alice Louise Smith of Halifax, NS, who died on January 19. More…

In Memory of Alan Fraser
First Baptist Church Halifax extends sincere sympathy to the family and friends of Alan Fraser of Halifax, NS, who died on January 6. Alan was a former Organist and Choir Director at FBC Halifax. More…