Obituaries since 28 September 2017

LaFOSSE, Roland 'Rollie'

Age 85 of Dartmouth, passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2017 in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Cape La Hune, N.L., he was a son of the late Thomas and Ethel (Baggs) La-Fosse. Rollie started working as a fisherman in Newfoundland, he then joined the military in August 1955 and served for 25 years, with the Canadian Guards, PPCLI, Army Service Corps, 2nd Battalion and HMCS Algonquin. He also served on Peace Keeping duties in Germany and Cyprus and served at Petawawa, Kingston, Ont., Winnipeg, Man., Dana, Sask. and CFS Millcove. Rollie retired from the Canadian Armed Forces in 1980 and went to work with the Federal Department of Fisheries and retired in 1985. He was a member of Music and Friends which entertained seniors in Nursing Homes. He was an accordion player and played with many groups at dances. He was an active member of St. John’s Anglican Church, Westphal. Rollie was predeceased by sons, Calvin, in infancy, Clyde; sisters, Mary, Maude; brothers, Edgar, George. Rollie has left to mourn, his wife Gwen of 64 years; sister, Jessie, Robinsons, N.L.; brother, Tom (Millicent), St. John’s, N.L., and many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 31st in St. John’s Anglican Church, 1215 Main St., Westphal. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John’s Anglican Church, Westphal. Online condolences may be sent by visiting:  (Dartmouth Chapel)

Arbo, David John

Dave loved God and his family. While Dave will always be remembered for his strong grip, his pinky shakes and his generous spirit, he would most want to be remembered for the way God’s love changed his life.

Dave proudly served in the Canadian Armed Forces enlisting in 1956. He was a member of the Canadian Guards Regiment serving in Germany from 1957-1959, in Cyprus from 1965-1966 and then in the Royal Canadian Regiment posted in Petawawa until his retirement as a Sergeant (CD).

Peacefully with his loving family by his side on Thursday, October 12, 2017 in his 79th year. Devoted husband of Sally (nee Urquhart). Loving father of Emily, Bethany (Doug), Julie (Chuck), Gord (Lisa) and Janet (John). Dear grandfather of Jamie-Lea, Joe, Elyse, Michael, Brock, and Ashton, and eagerly anticipating the arrival of baby Battista great-grandfather of Isaac. Cherished brother of Shirley (late Norm), Bernice, Reggie (Sharron), Marilyn (late Roger), David Lahue and brother-in-law Raymond. Sadly missed by his mother-in-law Olive Urquhart. Predeceased by his father Gordon Arbo (Enid ) and his mother Gertrude Harlton, his father-in-law Frank Urquhart, his siblings Gord and Edie and his two infant daughters Ruth Anne and Rebecca. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

…..  As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimer's Society or the Free Methodist Church - Building Fund would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Lannin Funeral Home, Smiths Falls. Online condolences available at

Daunter: David Michael

At Campbellford Memorial Hospital, on Saturday, September 30, 2017.  Dave Daunter, of Marmora, in his 77th  year.  Son of the late Arthur and Grace (Gregory) Daunter.  Husband of Gloria (Fleming).  Father of Tracey Daunter-Robinson, Oakville; Kelly Daunter, Cambridge and Alison Daunter, Marmora.  Grandfather of Brooklyn, Brayden and Benjamin.  Brother of Sylvia May, Toronto and the late Kenneth.  Cremation has taken place.  A memorial service will be held at Cordova Mines Free Methodist Church on Saturday October 14, 2017 at 2pm.

Thanks Mick Splaine for this .  Link to Funeral home   Dave was 1st Bn

Bill Cullymore.

As a young man Bill joined the Army and served as a guardsman in the Canadian Guards. He then worked a full career as a plasterer.

Bill loved spending time in nature; he enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was always willing to help anyone, but especially his family.

Bill is survived by his wife of 57 years, Audrey (MacPherson); daughters, Geraldine (Terry) LeBlanc, Kim; sons, Kevin (Judy), John, Mike (Krista); 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings, Marion Connolly, Joan (Francis) Murphy, and Don Cullymore.

He was predeceased by his sister May.

Cremation has taken place. The funeral service will be held at 2pm on Monday July 31st in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Online condolences may be made by visiting the Sackville Chapel at