Obituaries – Surnames Starting with W


Watt – Mosher, Eileen Elizabeth Ann: January 20, 2006, Halifax Chronicle Herald, Halifax, NS: Moser (Watt), Eileen Elizabeth Ann – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, sister, grandmother, friend and companion, Eileen Mosher. She lost her brave and dignified battle with cancer on Wednesday, January 18, 2006, in Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Eileen was born on December 22, 1932, in West Quoddy, to the late Joseph Leo Watt (1907-2005) and the late Nora Katherine (McIsaac) Watt (1910-1992) of Hazel Hill, Guysborough Co. Eileen attended school in Quoddy and later worked for Simpson-Sears in Halifax as a bookkeeper. In 1953 she married Kenneth W. Mosher of Musquodoboit Harbour. Together they owned and operated O.P. Mosher and Sons Ltd. until Ken ‘s death in 1985. She and Ken traveled all over the Maritimes until they started their family. They built their home in Musquodoboit Harbour where they raised their two precious daughters, Michele and Nicole. Family was of the utmost importance to Eileen. She was always available with a listening ear, an open heart and a full pot of coffee for friends and family. In recent years, Eileen moved to Ontario with her childhood sweetheart, Cy Mosher. After seven years in Ontario they longed to be back on the eastern shore and settled in Sheet Harbour with their three special cats. Mom is survived by daughters, Michele (Rick) Higney, West Chezzetcook, and Nicole Mosher, Spirit River, Alta.; brothers, John (Edith), Beaver Harbour; Harding (Lorraine), Ecum Secum; Ted (Sharon), Quoddy; Pat (Beatrice ), Quoddy, and sister, Sadie (Merrill) MacDonald, Quoddy; treasured grandchildren, Jeremy, Katie, Gabriel, and Bailey; many adored nieces and nephews; and companion, Cy Mosher, and his daughters, Linda Moser, Ontario; Heather Hayes, Alberta; Karen Hubley, Mushaboom; and Marlene Butler, Ontario. Mom welcomed these girls into our family with open arms. Mom is also survived by her uncle, Frank McIsaac, Canso; brothers and sisters-in-law, Roy (Dorothy) Mosher, Porters Lake; Weldon (Maxine) Mosher, Musquodoboit Harbour; Marion Kindervater, Upper Musquodoboit; and Ruby (Arthur) Dahr, Mooseland. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, January 22, in D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home, 22 558 Main St., Sheet Harbour. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday in St. James Anglican Church, Port Dufferin. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Anglican Church Cemetery, Harrigan Cove, Rev. Marilyn Lamb officiating. Reception to follow at the Sheet Harbour Legion (downstairs), Watt Section. The family would like to express our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Brad Atkinson, nurses and staff of Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, they truly were our guardian angels and treated Mom with the dignity and respect she deserved. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, Sheet Harbour, or Canadian Cancer Society. Mom will be sadly missed and loved forever. On-line condolences: crowells.fh@ns.sympatico.ca

Watt, Travis Bernard: 34, Watt Section. The family regrets to an­nounce the tragic passing of our dear son and brother on October 28, 2010, in West Quoddy. Born in West Quoddy on February 8, 1976, he was a son of Pa­trick Watt and Beatrice (MacDo­nald) formerly of Moser River. Tra­vis attended S.R. Balcom school and graduated from Duncan MacMil­lan High School furthering his edu­cation at Truro Vo­cational graduat­ing in 1995 as a heavy duty me­chanic. He began his career with Phi­lip R. Gammon Enterprises, West Quoddy, then with Hawes Trucking and Excavating, Spry Harbour as a mechanic; from there he was employ­ed with Department of Transportation at Miller Lake Depot, Waverley and presently was employed at Depart­ment of Transportation, Spry Bay, Halifax Co., for a total of 13 years. Tra­vis was a hard worker and will be greatly missed by his many friends and co-workers. He had a passion for cars and trucks since he was a young boy working his Dad’s shop. He also enjoyed driving his 1992 Dodge diesel 4×4, movies, music and spending time with family and friends. Travis will be missed by his dogs, Finnigan and Chester. He is survived by his mother and father, Pat and Beatrice, West Quoddy; brother, Jarvis Watt (Karley Black), sister, Jennifer Watt, both of Stellarton; grandfather, Elmer (Em) MacDonald, Moser River; friends, Sa­mantha Ernst, Dartmouth; Justin Ernst, Sheet Harbour; Rodney Ke­ough and Jessica Johnson; maternal uncles, Tracey (Caroline), Claude (Crystal), aunt Toni (Bob); paternal uncles, Harding (Lorraine) Watt, Ted­dy (Sharon) Watt; aunts, Sadie (Mer­rill) MacDonald and Edith Watt. He was predeceased by grandparents, Jo­seph Watt (West Quoddy), and Nora (McIsaac) (formerly of Hazel Hill, Guysborough Co.), and Ann Delina (Deveau) MacDonald (formerly of Mavillette, Digby Co.); uncle, John Watt and aunt, Eileen Watt-Mosher. Cremation has taken place under the direction of D.S. Crowell & Son Funer­al Home, 22558 Highway 7, Sheet Har­bour, where visitation will be held Tuesday, November 2, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Novem­ber 3, in St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, Sheet Harbour, Father Jim MacDonald officiating. Reception to follow in S.R. Balcom Centre, Port Dufferin. Family committal at a later date in St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, East Quoddy. Family flow­ers only. Donations to St. Michael’s Cemetery Fund, East Quoddy in care of Linda Watt, RR#1, Port Dufferin, Halifax Co., NS B0J 2R0. On-line con­dolences may be sent to: crowells.fh@ns.aliantzinc.ca