Roy Lake1

M, #22712, b. circa 1917, d. 12 December 1992
FatherWilliam Lake1 b. Apr 1877
MotherMaud Bezanson1 b. 21 Jul 1887

Family

Phyllis M. Wakely
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Roy Lake was born circa 1917 at Sydney, Nova Scotia.2 He married Phyllis M. Wakely.2 Roy Lake died on 12 December 1992 at Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia.2 He was buried on 15 December 1992 in Oakridge Memorial Gardens, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 14 December 1992:
LAKE, Roy Howard - 75, Halifax, died December 12, 1992, in Victoria General Hospital.

Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late William F. and Maude (Bezanson) Lake. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving in the Intelligence Corps in Europe. He was a retired employee of Domtar Chemical-Sifto Salt Division.

He is survived by his wife, the former Phyllis M. Wakely; two sons, Jeffrey, Burlington, Ont; David, St. John's, Nfld; daughter, Judith, Halifax; sister, Mrs. Fred Theuerkauf, Dartmouth; three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Lorne.

The body is in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, where funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Rev. Vernon Cluett officiating. Burial will be in Oakridge Memorial Gardens, Lower Sackville.2
Last Edited3 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 174.
  2. [S2] Roy Howard Lake Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 14 December 1992.

Lorne Eric Lake1

M, #22713, b. 1914, d. 18 November 1986
FatherWilliam Lake1 b. Apr 1877
MotherMaud Bezanson1 b. 21 Jul 1887

Family

Pearl Isabel MacLean
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Lorne Eric Lake was born in 1914.1 He served in the military in World War II.1 He married Pearl Isabel MacLean.1 Lorne Eric Lake was employed by Iron Ore of Canada at Labrador City, Newfoundland.1 He died on 18 November 1986 at Bellevue, Ontario.1
Last Edited15 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 174.

Marion Lake1

F, #22715, b. February 1907
FatherWilliam Lake1 b. Apr 1877
MotherMaud Bezanson1 b. 21 Jul 1887

Family

Fred Theuerkauf
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Marion Lake was born in February 1907 at Nova Scotia.2 She married Fred Theuerkauf.1

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1907
1910
Census
1911

Census, Residence

Census1911Marion Lake appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of William Lake and Maud Bezanson at 106 Inglis Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited24 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 174.
  2. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Cape Breton South, Nova Scotia; Family: 73; Page: 8.

Howard J. Bezanson1

M, #22717, b. circa 1920, d. 12 November 2004
FatherHoward Pitts Bezanson1 b. 22 Jun 1894, d. 18 Sep 1964
MotherGwendolyn LeCapelin1 b. 1898, d. 1968
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Howard J. Bezanson was born circa 1920.2 He married Marie Florence Donaldson on 6 November 1942.1 Howard J. Bezanson died on 12 November 2004 at Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.3

     Death Notice:
BEZANSON, Howard James - 399 Pleasant St., New Glasgow, passed away Friday, November 12, 2004, in Aberdeen Hospital.

Born January 3, 1920 in Sydney, he was a son of the late Howard P. and Gwendolyn (LeCapelin) Bezanson. He started working in 1936 with DOSCO in Sydney. In 1941, he was transferred to Trenton and was one of the original employees of the Trenton Industries Gun Shop. He held various supervisory and management positions with Trenton works until his retirement in 1982 after 42 years of service. He was a member and 50 year jewel recipient of Euclid Masonic Lodge No. 92, the Gyro Club of New Glasgow, the New Glasgow City Club, the Gun Shop Memory Club and in former years, he was active in the Boy Scouts Association and the Kinsmen Club of New Glasgow. He was a member of Saint George's Anglican Church, New Glasgow.

He is survived by sons, William Robert (Susan), Nepean, Ont; Allan Howard (Joan), New Glasgow; sister, Isabel (Frank) James, Toronto; brother, Robert Charles (Kay), Dartmouth; three granddaughters and three grandsons; close friend, Elva Fraser, Westville.

He was predeceased by his wife, the former Marie Donaldson; sister, Dorothy (Don) MacDonnell, Halifax.

Visitation will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in Saint George's Anglican Church with Rev. Frances Boutilier officiating. Cremation to follow.3

Census Summary

1920
Birth
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Death
2004

Census, Residence

Census1921Howard J. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Howard Pitts Bezanson and Gwendolyn LeCapelin at 110 Inglis Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited23 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 174.
  2. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Sydney (City), Cape Breton South and Richmond, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 40; Page: 2; Lines: 45-48.
  3. [S2] Howard James Bezanson Death Notice, The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 15 November 2004.

Marie Florence Donaldson1

F, #22718

Family

Howard J. Bezanson b. c 1920, d. 12 Nov 2004
     Marie Florence Donaldson married Howard J. Bezanson on 6 November 1942.1
Last Edited23 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 174.