Helene Mae Hasse1,2

F, #22322, b. 21 August 1934, d. 28 December 2014


James Allister Bezanson b. 8 Feb 1944, d. 31 Mar 2013
     Helene Mae Hasse was born on 21 August 1934 at Englehart, Ontario.2 Hasse is probably the surname of her first husband, and not her maiden name. She married James Allister Bezanson.1 Helene Mae Hasse had four children with a previous husband, Brent, Susan, Holly, and Myles.2 She died on 28 December 2014 at age 80.2

     Obituary from Stubberfield Funeral Home (Powell River, British Columbia):
Helene went to be with Jesus on December 28, 2014. She was born on August 21, 1934 in Englehart, Ontario. She will be joining her husband Al who she sadly missed. Her four children Brent (Marita) Haase, Susan Haase, Holly (Bill) Stroomer and Myles (Renee) Haase mourn her passing. She leaves behind three generations of grandchildren.

Sweet dreams and lots of love, Mom.2
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  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 163, 230.
  2. [S680] Helene Mae Bezanson Death Notice, Stubberfield Funeral Home (Powell, British Columbia).

Minnie Jane Bezanson1

F, #22326, b. 8 June 1922, d. 19 January 2011
Father*Hewitt Elias Bezanson1 b. 17 Aug 1893, d. Nov 1967
Mother*Hazel Catherine Hiltz1 b. 18 Sep 1905, d. 21 Oct 1997
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
Minnie Jane Bezanson
Image credit: From InMemorium.ca
     Minnie Jane Bezanson was born on 8 June 1922 at Fraxville, Nova Scotia.2,1 She died on 19 January 2011 at Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown, Nova Scotia, at age 88.2

Minnie Jane Bezanson, 88, formerly of Dalhousie, Kings County, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2011 in Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown.

Born June 8, 1922 in Fraxville, Lunenburg County. She was the eldest daughter of the late Hewitt and Hazel (Hiltz) Bezanson.

She is survived by sisters Annie Lonergan, Berwick, Marion Lowe, Springfield, Beulah Barkhouse, Dalhousie, brothers Arnold (Diann), Dalhousie, and Chesley (Janet), Dartmouth, several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by brothers-in-law Laurence Lonergan, Howard Lowe, Murray Barkhouse, nephew Jason Barkhouse, a great niece, a great nephew. The funeral service was held January 24, 2011 in St. Augustine of Hippo, The Forties. Officiated by Rev. Frances Boutilier assisted by Rev. Gordon Neish and Rev. Charles Bull.2

Census, Residence

Lived1997Minnie Jane Bezanson lived in East Dalhousie, Nova Scotia, before 21 October 1997.3
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  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 163.
  2. [S2] Minnie Jane Bezanson Death Notice, InMemorium.ca, 19 January 2011.
  3. [S662] Roberta Joudrey, "Nova Scotia Obituaries", citing Halifax Herald, 21 October 1007, Hazel Catherine Bezanson.

Lawrence Lonergan1

M, #22328, b. 26 May 1924, d. 2 February 1997
Father*Douglas Lonergan2
Mother*Verna Barkhouse2


Annie Marie Bezanson
  • Laurence Lonergan3
     Lawrence Lonergan was born on 26 May 1924 at Dalhousie Road, Nova Scotia.3,1 He married Annie Marie Bezanson.1 Lawrence Lonergan died on 2 February 1997 at Berwick, Nova Scotia, at age 72.3 He was buried in Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, Nova Scotia.3

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 3 February 1997:
LONERGAN, Laurence Douglas - 72, Berwick, Kings Co., died Sunday, February 2, 1997, at home.

He was born May 26, 1924, at Dalhousie Road, Kings Co., the son of Douglas and Verna (Barkhouse) Lonergan. During the Second World War, he was a member of the Canadian Army. He later worked as a mechanic and for many years as a driver for Hubley's Sand and Gravel, Halifax. Before his retirement, he also worked for the Berwick Bakery, Department of Highways and the Town of Berwick. He was an advocate of the Liberal Party, a crossword puzzle enthusiast and a genuine people person. He had retired early due to his health.

He is survived by his wife, the former Annie Marie Bezanson; sons, Gary and wife Carolyn, Morden; Glenn and wife Heather, South Berwick; Keith and wife Linda, Hilden; daughters, Linda and husband, Wayne Pineo, Waterville; Beverley and husband Bertram Richardson, Berwick; grandchildren, Tina, Shawn, Chris, Dana, Suzanne, Adam, Jillian and Angela; great-granddaughter, Breanna; sisters, Dorothy (Mrs. Donald Morton), New Germany; Sylvia, Bridgewater.

He was predeceased by sister, Maxine; infant son, Laurence.

Visitation will be held Tuesday from 3:30-5, 7-9 p.m. in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Christ Church (Anglican), Berwick, Rev. Gordon Redden officiating. Private burial in the Berwick Cemetery. A reception will be held in the Anglican Church Hall.3
Last Edited18 Apr 2015


  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 163, 231.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 231.
  3. [S2] Laurence Douglas Lonergan Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 3 February 1997.