Obituaries – Surnames Starting with S


Sellars, Helen Victoria: See Jewers – Sellars, Helen Victoria


Shiers – Hurshman, Hannah Grace: Monday, August 18, 2003, The Halifax Herald Limited: Hurshman, Hannah Grace – 98, Middle Sackville, died August 16, 2003, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Harrigan Cove, Halifax Co., she was the daughter of the late Fredrick and Clara Ann (Publicover) Shiers. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are daughter, H. Joyce, Middle Sackville; son, Fredrick C., Middle Sackville; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles H. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, August 19, funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 20, both in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 1216 Bedford Highway, Bedford, Canon Robert Power officiating. Interment in St. Mary’s Anglican Church Cemetery, Harrigan Cove.


Smith – Moser, Helen Rose: October 7, 2002, Halifax Herald, Halifax, NS: Helen Rose Moser: 75, Moser River, died October 5, 2002, in Duncan MacMillan Nursing Home, Sheet Harbour. Born May 14, 1927, in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Hattie (Fraser) Smith. She was a devoted homemaker, wife and mother. She was a member of Sheet Harbour United Church Pastoral Charge, formerly active in the W.A. and Canadian Red Cross Society. Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Earl; daughters, Faye (Frank) Holland, Moncton, N.B.; Joan (Cory) Fiander, Fall River; brother, William, Moser River; sister, Kaye, Northwood Manor; grandchildren, Darcy, Michael, Jillian. She was predeceased by brother, Frank. Cremation has taken place under the direction of D.S. Crowell and Son Funeral Home. Graveside committal 2 p.m. Tuesday in Riverside Cemetery, Moser River, Rev. Michael Mugford officiating. Reception to follow in St. Andrew’s United Church.

Smith – Moser, Kathleen Marion: December 23, 2005, Chronicle Herald, Halifax, NS: Kathleen Marion Moser: 89, Northwood Nursing Home, Halifax, formerly of Gordon B. Isnor Manor, Cornwallis Street, Halifax, passed away peacefully on December 22, 2005. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Hattie (Fraser) Smith. She retired as the cook at St. Theresa’s Glebe, Halifax in 1979. Surviving are sons, Gerald (Arlene), Fredericton, N.B.; William (Elsie), Dorchester, Ont.; Melvin (Shirley), Winnipeg, Man.; Donald (Angela), Truro; brother, William (Nina) Smith, Moser River; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Reuben Moser; sister, Helen Moser, and brothers, Donald and Frank Smith. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service and burial will be held in the spring in Moser River, Halifax Co. Donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice. E-mail condolences to: snowfh@alderwoods.com

Smith, Mary Cynthia: See Keeley – Smith, Mary Cynthia


Snow – MacDonald, Mary Catherine: Saturday February 10, 2007, Halifax Herald, Halifax, NS: MacDonald, Mary Catherine: 90, Halifax, formerly of Harrigan Cove, passed away quietly with her family at her side on February 8, 2007, in the VG Site, QEII. She was predeceased by her parents, James and Sarah (Leadbeater) Snow, and stepfather, Demmick Hopper, as well as her husband, Roy MacDonald, and brother, James Snow. Catherine was a giving and respected member of the community, an active volunteer and a faithful member of St. Mary’s Anglican Church and Guild, the Red Cross and the Rebecca Lodge. She was lovingly known to her grandchildren as Nan and always welcomed family and visitors to her home with lots of food and containers full of cookies. Along with taking in several boarders, Catherine operated MacDonald Credit Union and the Post Office from her home for over 35 years. She also delivered the rural mail for numerous years, even filling grocery requests left for her in mailboxes. Catherine is survived by her children, June Jewers, Patsy (Raymond) Naugler, Barbara Henry, all of Halifax; Donald (Nancy) MacDonald, Lower Sackville, and Veronica (Ronald) Rudolph, Harrigan Cove; 10 grandchildren, seven great‑grandchildren, one great great‑granddaughter, and niece, Christina (Roger) Pryor. The family would like to extend a warm thank‑you to Dr. MacIntyre and the staff on 7A Palliative Care. Cremation has taken place under the care of Crowell’s Funeral Home. Celebration of life service will be held on Monday, February 12 at 2 p.m. in St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Harrigan Cove, Archdeacon Katie Tait officiating, with reception following in Moser River Fire Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Catherine may be made to St. Mary’s Anglican Church General Account, Harrigan Cove, or the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII. On‑line condolences may be sent to: crowells.fh@ns.sympatico.ca

Snow, Rita Mary: See Barkhouse – Snow, Rita Mary