Maurice Austin Bezanson1

M, #22290, b. 20 March 1921, d. 8 November 2016
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 432.2
FatherWilliam Austin Bezanson1 b. 22 May 1891, d. 4 Jan 1972
MotherMay Olive Barkhouse1 b. 1899, d. 1985
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
Maurice Austin Bezanson
     Maurice Austin Bezanson was born on 20 March 1921.1,3 He married Bertha Gladys Kaulback, daughter of James Kaulback and Gladys Cook.1 Maurice Austin Bezanson died on 8 November 2016 at Grand View Manor, Berwick, Nova Scotia, at age 95.4 He was buried on 12 November 2016 in St. Mary's Cemetery, Auburn, Nova Scotia.3

     Obituary from Serenity Lindsay Funeral Homes & Crematorium (Berwick, Nova Scotia), 11 November 2016:
Maurice Austin Bezanson, 95 of Berwick, NS passed away peacefully Tuesday November 8, 2016 in the Grand View Manor. Born on March 20, 1921 in Fraxville, Lunenburg County, NS, he was the son of the late William Austin (1891-1972) and May Olive (Barkhouse 1889-1985) Bezanson.

Our loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother.

He was a retiree of Larsen's Packers Ltd. and a member of the St. Mary's Anglican Church in Auburn.

Maurice is the dear father of his surviving children Maurice (Linda) Bezanson; Sharon (Robert) Ross; Darlene (Tommy) Tan; the cherished grandfather of Frederick "Freddie" (Sandra); Christopher (Melissa Hawkins); Matthew (Alissa Rowter); Johnathan (Ryleigh Amelia Youngchief); Pauline Boudreau mother of Freddie, Christopher, Matthew and Johnathan; Jeremy; Joshua and Benjamin; loving great grandfather of Felicity; Shyan; Brooke; Amelia and Ava; brother to Morley (Jeannie) Bezanson and Betty Anderson; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was the beloved husband of his late wife Bertha (Kaulbach 1928-1998), dearest brother of the late Leona (Benny) Bennett; the late Ida (Minard) Hiltz; the late Donald (Maxine); the late Merlin (Gwen) Bezanson and the late Allister (Helen) Bezanson.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Serenity Lindsay Annapolis Valley Funeral Home & Chapels. A visitation will take place on November 12, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm in the St. Mary's Anglican Church, 20 Morden Road, Auburn, NS. A Funeral Service will be held on November 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm in the St. Mary's Anglican Church, with Rev. Mel Malton officiating and reception, hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary held in the Annex of the church, to follow.4

Census, Residence

LivedMaurice Austin Bezanson lived in Aylesford, Nova Scotia.2
Lived1998He and Bertha Gladys Kaulback lived in Morden Road, Nova Scotia, in May 1998.5
Last Edited12 Nov 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 163, 229.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 163.
  3. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, St. Mary's Cemetery, Auburn, Section 1, Stone 376, "Maurice Austin Bezanson, 1921- , wife, Bertha Kaulback, 1928-."
  4. [S680] Maurice Austin Bezanson Death Notice, Serenity Lindsay Funeral Home (Berwick, Nova Scotia), 11 November 2016.
  5. [S2] Bertha Gladys Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 23 May 1998.

Bertha Gladys Kaulback1,2

F, #22291, b. 1928, d. 22 May 1998
FatherJames Kaulback2
MotherGladys Cook2
     Bertha Gladys Kaulback was born in 1928.3 She married Maurice Austin Bezanson, son of William Austin Bezanson and May Olive Barkhouse.1 Bertha Gladys Kaulback died on 22 May 1998 at Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville, Nova Scotia.2 She was buried on 25 May 1998 in St. Mary's Cemetery, Auburn, Nova Scotia.3,2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 23 May 1998:
BEZANSON, Bertha Gladys - 69, Morden Road, Kings Co., died May 22, 1998, in Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville.

Born in Lunenburg, she was a daughter of the late James and Gladys (Cook) Kaulback. She was a member of St. Mary's Anglican Church, Auburn.

Surviving are her husband, Maurice; son, Maurice Jr., Morden Road; daughters, Sharon (Mrs. Robert Ross), Morden Road; Darlene (Mrs. Tom Tan), New Maryland, N.B; brother, Benjamin, Vancouver; sister, Etta Mae (Mrs. Peter McGlowe), Vancouver; five grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a brother in infancy; sister, Jean.

Visitation 7-9 p.m. Sunday in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Auburn, Archdeacon Gordon Redden officiating. Burial in St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Auburn.2

Census, Residence

Lived1998Bertha Gladys Kaulback and Maurice Austin Bezanson lived in Morden Road, Nova Scotia, in May 1998.2
Last Edited11 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 163, 229.
  2. [S2] Bertha Gladys Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 23 May 1998.
  3. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, St. Mary's Cemetery, Auburn, Section 1, Stone 376, "Maurice Austin Bezanson, 1921- , wife, Bertha Kaulback, 1928-."

Elsie Leone Bezanson1

F, #22295, b. 28 January 1923, d. 10 December 2012
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 433.2
FatherWilliam Austin Bezanson1 b. 22 May 1891, d. 4 Jan 1972
MotherMay Olive Barkhouse1 b. 1899, d. 1985
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
Elsie Leone (Bezanson) Bennett
     Elsie Leone Bezanson was also known as Leona Bezanson.3 She was born on 28 January 1923.1 She married Wallace Bennett.1,3 Elsie Leone Bezanson died on 10 December 2012 at age 89.4

     Obituary:
BENNETT, Elsie Leone, 89 years, passed away on December 10, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late William Wallace (1989). Cherished mother of James & Judi, Judy Howson, Mark & Barbara, Valerie & William Fox, Doreen & Scott Bowers and the late Gary and Daniel. Mother-in-law of Valerie. Much loved Nanny Bennett of 21 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. Dear sister of Maurice (the late Bertha), Ida (the late Minard) Hiltz, Merlin (the late Jeep), Morley (Jeannie), Betty, Allistair (Helen) and the late Donald Bezanson (Maxine). She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews, family and friends. A special thanks to the 7th Floor Nursing Staff and Dr. Aoun at Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital for all your kindness and compassion as well as the Salvation Army for all your support and visits. Cremation has taken place. A private family service has been held.4
Last Edited26 Feb 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 163, 229.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 163.
  3. [S120] Anna Marie Wolff, Family of William Wallace Bennett and Leona Bezanson in "William Wallace Bennett m. Leona Bezanson," listserve message October 6, 2001.
  4. [S2] Bennett, Elsie Leone Death Notice, CanadaObits.ca, 11 December 2012.