Bill Bezanson1,2

M, #7494, b. 24 July 1922, d. 29 March 1998
Father*Samuel William Bezanson3 b. 7 Mar 1892, d. 1975
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Whalen3 b. 1901, d. 1982


Roxy Madeline Dean b. c 1931, d. 25 Jan 2013
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Bill Bezanson was also known as Samuel William Bezanson.3 He was born on 24 July 1922 at Upper Stewiacke, Nova Scotia.1,2,3 He married Roxy Madeline Dean.3 Bill Bezanson lived in Middleboro, Nova Scotia.2 He died on 29 March 1998 at East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash, Nova Scotia, at age 75.2 He was buried in St. Andrew's United Church Cemetery, Elderbank, Nova Scotia.4

     Obituary, 31 March 1998:
BEZANSON, Samuel William (Bill) - 75, Middleboro, Cumberland Co., died March 29, 1998, in East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash.

Born in Upper Stewiacke, he was a son of the late Samuel William and Bessie (Whelan) Bezanson.

Surviving are his wife, the former Roxie Madeline Dean; Lorraine (Mrs. Jack Moore), Middleboro; Wanda (Mrs. Dennis Lawless), Wallace Bay; Tracy (Mrs. Gordon Hingley), Greenfield; sons, Joey, Truro; Ivan, Roger, Stewiacke; sisters, Eileen (Mrs. Earnest Geldart), Truro; Alma (Mrs. Oran Swinimer), Dartmouth; Vera (Mrs. Leon Carter) Middleboro; Frances (Mrs. Chester Innis), Marion Bridge; Joan McNutt, Karen (Mrs. Bill Grace), Truro; Freda Weatherby, Lake Road; brothers, Johnny, Brentwood; Douglas, Elderbank; Harold, New Glasgow; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by daughter, Verna Paulette; sisters, Rosemont and Shirley in infancy.

No visitation by request. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday in Mundle's Funeral Home, Pugwash, Rev. Morley Bentley officiating. Burial at later date.2
Last Edited29 Oct 2018


  1. [S935] Carolyn O'Connell, "Bezansons in North America - Mary Elizabeth Whelan (#i1060)", e-mail message from e-mail address to John Cardinal, 29 October 2018.
  2. [S2] Samuel William Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 30 March 1998.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 183.
  4. [S626] Bob Hegerich, Cemetery Records of Halifax County, St. Andrew's United Cemetery, Elderbank, Stone #9, "Bezanson, Samuel W. B. 1922 D. 1998 Dean, Roxy M. B. 1930 Bezanson, Verna P. B. 1953 D. 1953."
  5. [S467] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "Lunenburg County Obituaries", 30 March 1998, Samuel William (Bill) Bezanson.