Michael James Bezanson1

M, #23264, b. 4 May 1965, d. 24 September 1984
FatherKenneth Murray Bezanson1 b. 25 Oct 1937, d. 12 Nov 1989
MotherBetty Blair1
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Michael James Bezanson was born on 4 May 1965.1 He died on 24 September 1984 at age 19 in a motor vehicle accident.1 He was buried in Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited29 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 245.
  2. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Berwick Cemetery, Section 2, Stone 20, "Michael James Bezanson, 4 May 1965-24 Sept 1984."

Paul M. Bezanson1

M, #23265, b. 1920, d. 1920
Father-CanKempton Bradford Bezanson1 b. 22 Apr 1881, d. 1973
MotherKathleen Blanche Blenkhorn1 b. 21 Sep 1889, d. 15 Aug 1958
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Paul M. Bezanson was born in 1920.1 He died in 1920.1 He was buried in Jawbone Corner Cemetery, Canard, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited29 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Jawbone Corner Cemetery, Canard, Section 1, Stone 57, "Paul M. Bezanson, infant son of K.B. and K.H. Bezanson, 1920."

Troy Scott Bezanson1

M, #23266, b. circa 1969, d. 29 June 1997
FatherEugene Bezanson1 b. 1940, d. 18 Oct 2010
MotherEleanor Roberts2
Relationship6th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Troy Scott Bezanson was born circa 1969 at Chatham, New Brunswick.2 He married Kim Rhynard Graham.2 Troy Scott Bezanson died on 29 June 1997 at Coldbrook, Nova Scotia.2,1 He was buried in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Nova Scotia.2,1

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 1 July 1997:
BEZANSON, Troy Scott - 28, Coldbrook, Kings Co., died June 29, 1997, at home.

Born in Chatham, N.B., he was a son of Eugene (Buzz) Bezanson, Coldbrook, and Eleanor (Roberts) Thomson, Port Williams.

Surviving are his wife, the former Kim Rhynard Graham; sister, Kathi Graves, Kirkfield, Ont; brothers, Chris, Gondola Point, N.B; Darren, New Minas, Kings Co; paternal grandfather, Jerry Bezanson, Coldbrook.

Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, both in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville, Rev. Judith Gates and Rev. Dr. Philip Griffin-Allwood officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial at a later date in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill.2
Last Edited23 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Section 8, Stone 135, "Troy Bezanson died 29 June 1997, son of Eugene & Eleanor Bezanson [Obit Hlfx Herald]."
  2. [S2] Bezanson, Troy Scott Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 1 July 1997.

Edward Bezanson1

M, #23273, b. circa 1931, d. 2 September 1931
FatherJames Andrew Bezanson1 b. 1 Jul 1893, d. 10 Oct 1958
MotherFlorence E. Bouchie1 b. 30 Jun 1904, d. 30 Sep 1992
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Edward Bezanson was born circa 1931.1 He died on 2 September 1931 in infancy.1
Last Edited29 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 188.

Melba Bezanson1

F, #23274, b. 5 November 1921, d. 3 August 2013
FatherRobie Silas Bezanson1 b. Dec 1902, d. 12 Sep 1990
MotherLaura Baker1 b. 1904, d. 12 Apr 2002
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
Melba (Bezanson) Zwicker
     Melba Bezanson was born on 5 November 1921.1 She married Percy Zwicker.1 Melba Bezanson died on 3 August 2013 at Greenway Retirement Village, Brampton, Ontario, at age 91.2

     Obituary:
Melba Frances Zwicker
November 5, 1921 - August 3, 2014

Peacefully on Sunday, August 3rd at Greenway Retirement Village, Brampton while surrounded by her family in her 93rd year. Melba touched many hearts with her sweetness and kindness. She was loved by all who were fortunate enough to know her.

Dearly beloved and cherished wife of the late Percy Zwicker. Loving mother of Robert and his wife Shelley Pickard, Judi and her husband Neil Watson. Cherished Nana of Douglas, Kelly Anne, Jason, Zachary, Cameron, Tiffany, Brayden and Jeremy. Great Nana of Malia, Ariel, Morgan and Owen. Loving sister of Ruth MacWilliam (Vernon predeceased), Fred Bezanson (Marilyn) and sister in law Florence Bezanson (Lewis predeceased).

Friends may call at the Turner & Porter Peel Chapel, 2180 Hurontario St. Mississauga (Hwy 10, N of QEW), on Thursday, August 7, 2014 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment Springcreek Cemetery.2

Census, Residence

LivedMelba Bezanson lived in Toronto, Ontario.1
Lived2002She lived in Mississauga, Ontario, on 11 September 2002.3
Last Edited3 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 188.
  2. [S2] Zwicker, Melba Frances Death Notice, Turner and Porter Peel Chapel (Mississauga, Ontario).
  3. [S662] Roberta Joudrey, "Nova Scotia Obituaries", citing Halifax Herald, 13 September 2002, Lewis A. "Lou" Bezanson.

Percy Zwicker1

M, #23275, b. 12 June 1916, d. 27 October 1992
     Percy Zwicker was born on 12 June 1916.1 He married Melba Bezanson, daughter of Robie Silas Bezanson and Laura Baker.1 Percy Zwicker died on 27 October 1992 at Mississauga, Ontario, at age 76.2 He was buried on 30 October 1992 in Springcreek Cemetery, Mississauga, Ontario.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 14 November 1992:
ZWICKER, Percy E., - Mississauga, Ont., died October 27, 1992, at home.

Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Everette and Hattie (Harrie) Zwicker. He was retired from Via Rail after 43 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, the former Melba Bezanson; daughter, Judy (Mrs. Neil Watson), Mississauga; son, Robert, Mississauga; six grandchildren.

Funeral was held October 30, in St. Luke's on the Hill United Church, Mississauga, Rev. Paul Morrow officiated. Burial was in Springcreek Cemetery, Mississauga.2
Last Edited3 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 188.
  2. [S2] Zwicker, Percey Everette Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 14 November 1992.

Lewis S. Bezanson1

M, #23278, b. 17 October 1931, d. 11 September 2002
FatherRobie Silas Bezanson1 b. Dec 1902, d. 12 Sep 1990
MotherLaura Baker1 b. 1904, d. 12 Apr 2002
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Lewis S. Bezanson was also known as Lewis A. Bezanson.2 He was also known as Lou Bezanson.2 He was born on 17 October 1931.1 He married Florence Chipman.1 Lewis S. Bezanson died on 11 September 2002 at St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, at age 70.2 He was buried on 14 September 2002 in United Baptist Church Cemetery, Isaac's Harbour, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 13 September 2002:
BEZANSON, Lewis A. "Lou" - 70, Isaac's Harbour, Guysborough Co., passed away September 11, 2002, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish, with his wife Florence, son, David and son-in-law, Ken, by his side.

Born in Halifax, in 1931, he was a son of the late Robie and Laura (Baker) Bezanson. Lou had various jobs, cabinetmaker, taxi driver, airport transfer driver, Halifax transit driver and later was promoted to Chief Inspector. He moved to Isaac's Harbour in 1974, where he ran the general store and worked for the Guysborough Housing (Villa) for 20 years. He was a volunteer with the Harbourview Fire Department for 16 years. After retirement, Lewis spent time doing his hobbies, working with wood, fixing his home and doing odd jobs. He will be missed by his wife, the former Florence Chapman; sons, David (Laura), Truro; Wayne (Tina), Minnesota; daughters, Nancy (Mrs. Andrew Peters), England; Susan (Mrs. Ken Peters), Prince Edward Island; sister, Melba Zwicker (late husband Percy), Mississauga, Ont; Ruth (Mrs. Vernon MacWilliam), Cornwall, Ont; brother, Fred (Marilyn), Sedona, Ariz; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today and funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, both in Isaac's Harbour United Baptist Church, Rev. Joanna Doak officiating. Burial in Isaac's Harbour United Baptist Cemetery. Family flowers only by request.2
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 188, 246.
  2. [S662] Roberta Joudrey, "Nova Scotia Obituaries", citing Halifax Herald, 13 September 2002, Lewis A. "Lou" Bezanson.