Chesley Alexander Bezanson1

M, #22228, b. 17 July 1936, d. 7 July 2017
FatherHewitt Elias Bezanson1 b. 17 Aug 1893, d. Nov 1967
MotherHazel Catherine Hiltz1 b. 18 Sep 1905, d. 21 Oct 1997

Family

Janet Holland
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Chesley Alexander Bezanson was born on 17 July 1936.1 He married Janet Holland.2 Chesley Alexander Bezanson died on 7 July 2017 at Dartmouith General Hospital, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, at age 80.3

     Obituary:
Bezanson, Chesley – age 80 years of Woodside Dartmouth, passed away peacefully surround by his loving family at the Dartmouth General on July 7, 2017.

Born in Forties, Lunenburg on July 17, 1936; son of the late Hewitt and Hazel Bezanson.

He started working early milling slab wood before moving to Dartmouth at the age of 21, where he got hired on at the 7UP factory. Then laborer and number one mechanic at Texaco. He spent several years on the oil rigs in the international waters, ending his career as a fabricator in Woodside.

Chesley loved playing his guitar with brother, tinkering with a purpose and had a fascination for electricity.

Survived by his wife Janet (Holland); children Wanda (Miles), Tony (Pam), Nancy, Sharon (Darrell); grandchildren Dave (Christine), T (Anne), Marion (CJ), Morgan, Meg (Justin), Wade; great grandchildren Belle, Austin, Levi, Ryan; sisters Marion and Beulah; brother Arnold (Diann); also by many other nieces and nephews with special mention of Robert, Gail and Barry.

Predeceased by sisters Minnie and Annie.

In keeping with his wishes a memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 3pm from the Atlantic Funeral Homes, Dartmouth Chapel, 771 Main Street.

In lieu of flowers, donations made to the IWK Foundation would be greatly appreciated by his family.

A special thank you to all the nurses and doctors from the ICU Team at the Dartmouth General for their love, care and support shown to Chesley and his family, it will never be forgotten.3

Census, Residence

Lived1997Chesley Alexander Bezanson lived in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, on 21 October 1997.4
Last Edited12 Jul 2018

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 163.
  2. [S467] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "Lunenburg County Obituaries", October, 1997, Bezanson, Hazel Catherine.
  3. [S680] Chesley Alexander Bezanson Death Notice, Atlantic Funeral Home (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia).
  4. [S662] Roberta Joudrey, "Nova Scotia Obituaries", citing Halifax Herald, 21 October 1007, Hazel Catherine Bezanson.

Etta Marie Bezanson1

F, #22233, b. 28 October 1925, d. 17 March 1975
FatherJames Edward Bezanson1 b. 23 Nov 1881, d. 26 Nov 1952
MotherMabel Gertrude Feindel1 b. 10 Mar 1901, d. 2 Dec 1973
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Etta Marie Bezanson was born on 28 October 1925.1 She died on 17 March 1975 at age 49.1 She was buried in Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited29 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 160.
  2. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Berwick Cemetery, Section 12, Stone 112, "Etta M. Bezanson, 1925-1975. Sidney Schunman, 1905-1966."

David Nelson Bezanson1

M, #22234, b. 24 September 1927, d. 16 May 1977
FatherJames Edward Bezanson1 b. 23 Nov 1881, d. 26 Nov 1952
MotherMabel Gertrude Feindel1 b. 10 Mar 1901, d. 2 Dec 1973
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     David Nelson Bezanson was born on 24 September 1927.1 He died on 16 May 1977 at age 49.1
Last Edited8 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 160.

Beatrice Florine Bezanson1

F, #22235, b. 15 November 1935, d. 13 January 2014
FatherJames Edward Bezanson1 b. 23 Nov 1881, d. 26 Nov 1952
MotherMabel Gertrude Feindel1 b. 10 Mar 1901, d. 2 Dec 1973

Family

Howard Arenburg
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
Beatrice Floreen (Bezanson) Arenburg
     Beatrice Florine Bezanson was born on 15 November 1935.1 She married Howard Arenburg on 1 May 1956. She was 20.1 Beatrice Florine Bezanson died on 13 January 2014 at Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, Nova Scotia, at age 78.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 16 January 2014:
Arenburg, Beatrice Floreen – 78, of Waterville, passed away peacefully Monday January 13, 2014 at Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville.

Born in East Dalhousie, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Gertrude (Fiendell) Bezanson. Beatrice worked at canning factories in Waterville and Berwick. She worked at Palmeters Country Home as well as at Seyforths Rest Home. Beatrice loved camping and enjoyed listening to Blue Grass music.

She is survived by her loving husband of 58 yrs., Howard Arenburg; daughter, Gail (Les) Llewellyn, Cambridge; son, David (Helen), Waterville; sister, Elizabeth (Clayton) Joudrey, Lake Paul; grandchildren, Sheri, Leslie, Steven, Drew, Claire and Colin; great grandchildren, Katie, Ryan, Emily, Nicholas, Brady, Ashton, Hayley, and Chase.

Besides her parents, Beatrice was predeceased by brothers, Ted, Ralph, Bill, Carroll, Nelson, Jim, Albert and Bev; sisters, Bertha Bezanson-Veinotte, Violet Bezanson, Etta Bezanson and Elsie McAuley.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Thursday January 16th at Serenity Lindsay Funeral Home, Berwick Chapel where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday January 17th. Reverend Marilyn Rose officiating. Interment will follow in Berwick Cemetery. A reception will follow at Waterville Fire Hall.2
Last Edited15 Mar 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 160.
  2. [S2] Beatrice Floreen (Bezanson) Arenburg Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 16 January 2014.

James Cecil Bezanson1

M, #22239, b. 9 June 1933, d. 25 December 2003
FatherJames Edward Bezanson1 b. 23 Nov 1881, d. 26 Nov 1952
MotherMabel Gertrude Feindel1 b. 10 Mar 1901, d. 2 Dec 1973
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     James Cecil Bezanson was born on 9 June 1933.1 He died on 25 December 2003 at Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, Nova Scotia, at age 70.2 He was buried in Morristown Cemetery, Morristown, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 27 December 2003:
BEZANSON, James Cecil "Jim" - 70, Auburn, Kings Co., formerly of Morristown and East Dalhousie, passed away Thursday, December 25, 2003 in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville.

Born in East Dalhousie, he was a son of the late Edward and G. Mabel (Fiendel) Bezanson. Jim had been a hard working man and had worked as a woodsman, usually staying at the camp where he was working. He had also worked for many years at Paul Robar's Christmas tree lot and worked for 22 years at Neil and Linda Tupper's Christmas tree lot. Jim had a keen eye for cleaning out the older Christmas trees and was very neat about his work. He had lived in East Dalhousie and Morristown for most of his life and most recently had resided in Auburn.

Surviving are sisters, Elizabeth "Debbie" (Clayton) Joudrey, Lake Paul; Beatrice (Howard) Arenburg, Waterville; brother, Albert Bezanson, East Dalhousie; several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sisters, Etta Bezanson, Bertha Veinotte, Elsie MacAullay, and Violet Acker; brothers, Carroll, Ralph, Ted, Nelson, Bill and Albert Bezanson, and Beverly Acker.

Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, December 28, in the Memorial Chapel of H.C: Lindsay Funeral Home, Berwick, where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday , December 29, Rev. Brian Wheaton officiating. Burial in Morristown Cemetery.2
Last Edited5 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 160.
  2. [S2] James Cecil "Jim" Bezanson Death Notice, The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 27 December 2003.

Elsie Lillian Bezanson1

F, #22240, b. 27 August 1938, d. 1975
FatherJames Edward Bezanson1 b. 23 Nov 1881, d. 26 Nov 1952
MotherMabel Gertrude Feindel1 b. 10 Mar 1901, d. 2 Dec 1973

Family

(?) Hutchinson
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Elsie Lillian Bezanson was born on 27 August 1938.1 She married (?) Hutchinson.1 Elsie Lillian Bezanson died in 1975.1
Last Edited8 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 160.