William J. Campbell1
|Charlotte Beatrice Grace Bezanson b. 29 Oct 1922, d. 31 Dec 2003|
Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 6 November 2002:
He was predeceased by his parents Elgin and Muriel Campbell (formerly of Godfrey); sisters, Evelyn Maynard, Joyce Rinneard. Resting in James Reid Funeral Home, Catarequi Chapel, Counter Street at Highway 2, 12:30 p.m. today until time of service at 2 p.m., Rev. William Whiston officiating. Interment in Glenhaven Memorial Gardens.2
|Last Edited||29 Apr 2014|
Joan Beatrice Crossland1
|Father||Simeon Roy Crossland2 d. 18 Jan 1977|
|Douglas Stedman Steven Bezanson|
Born in Mahone Bay, on June 24, 1928, Joan was the daughter of the late Simeon and Beatrice (Awalt) Crossland.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Douglas, daughters, Valerie (Bryan) Alinard, Bridgewater, Tonia (Gary) Walters, Bridgewater and Lori (Daryl) Joudrey, Maitland; grandsons, Adam (Alexandra), Justin (Kimberley), Shawn (Shelly), Jonathan; great-grand-daughters, Jesse and Hannah, loving sisters, Betty Schwartz, Bridgewater and Iris Tanner, Mahone Bay and many nieces and nephews.
Simply put Joan was her husband’s rock. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and she loved having young people in her life. We were all welcome to stop by anytime and knew she would have a smile for us. Despite her health problems our mother had such a wonderful attitude about life. Her daughters are so thankful for the zest living and laughter she possessed and hope we can continue on in her manner.
Besides her parents she was predeceased by her grand-daughter, Janelle.
Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, Hwy. # 3, Lunenburg. A Graveside and Committal Service for family and close friends will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg, Rev. Laurence Mawhinney officiating.3
|Last Edited||22 Apr 2014|
- [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 187, 244.
- [S2] Simeon Roy Crossland Death Notice, Bridgewater Bulletin (Bridgewater, Nova Scotia).
- [S2] Joan Beatrice Bezanson Death Notice, ObitsForLife.com.
- [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 187, 244, where the marriage year is 1941 on page 244, but 1951 on page 187; 1951 seems more likely based on the other evidence.
Frances Gertrude Marguerite Bezanson1
|Father||George Guilford Bezanson1 b. 31 Jan 1893, d. 22 Dec 1960|
|Mother||Grace Stella May Langille1 b. 18 Jun 1900, d. 3 Jan 1987|
|Angus Charles Napean Byers b. 9 Apr 1925, d. 15 May 2013|
|Relationship||4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson|
Born in First South, she was a daughter of the late Guilford and Grace (Langille) Bezanson.
In her earlier years, Frances worked at National Sea and then later at the Dominion Store in Lunenburg. She was a faithful member of Zion Lutheran Church, Lunenburg, where she was a former member of the church choir and the ELW. For over 20 years Frances enjoyed bowling in the Ladies' Kippers Bowling League and was a member of the Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital Ladies Auxiliary. Family was an important part of her life, especially treasuring time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking and baking, watching curling, doing crossword puzzles and spending time with her little dog, Abby.
Frances is survived by husband, Angus; sons, Richard (Bernadette), Lunenburg; Stephen (Margo Forrester), Innisfail, Alberta; brother, Douglas (Joan) Bezanson, Bridgewater; grandchildren, Laura, Michelle, Nicole, Olivia, and Philicity and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a sister, Charlotte and brother, Borden.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, Lunenburg. A service to celebrate Frances' life will be held Friday at 11:00 am at Zion Lutheran Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Vivian S. Roberts, officiating. Interment at a later date in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg.2
|Last Edited||30 Jul 2016|
Angus Charles Napean Byers1
|Frances Gertrude Marguerite Bezanson b. 17 Sep 1931, d. 28 Jun 2010|
Born in Lunenburg on April 9, 1925, Angus was the son of the son of the late Fred and Edna (Conrad) Byers.
Angus served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II and was decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross for his service. After the War he worked with his father in the family business Fred Byers Plumbing and Heating until the early 80's. He then went to work as a plumber with Acadia Gas, Can Do Industries and after retirement helping his son Richard when required.
Active in his community Angus was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, over the years an avid curler at the Lunenburg Curling Club, a member of the Marine Search and Rescue and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 23, Lunenburg.
In his spare time he enjoyed spending time with family and friends boating and at the family camp at Nine Mile Lake and hunting with his good friend Rex. We have been blessed to have known such a wonderful man.
Angus is survived by his sons, Richard (Bernadette) of Lunenburg and Stephen of Alberta; brother, David of Halifax; granddaughters, Laura, Michelle, Nicole, Olivia and Philicity, and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Frances and an infant sister.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, Hwy. # 3, Lunenburg. A memorial service to celebrate Angus' life will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m., at Zion Lutheran Church, Lunenburg with Rev. Vivian S. Roberts officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillcrest, Cemetery, Lunenburg.2
|Last Edited||7 May 2015|
Donald Alfred Bezanson1
|Father||James Andrew Bezanson1 b. 1 Jul 1893, d. 10 Oct 1958|
|Mother||Florence E. Bouchie1 b. 30 Jun 1904, d. 30 Sep 1992|
|Florence L. Pulsifer b. 10 Jan 1938|
|Audrey Corbett b. c 1930, d. 20 Dec 2017|
|Relationship||4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson|
Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 20 March 2004:
Donald had served with the Canadian Armed Forces for several years. For most of his life he worked as a carpenter and spent 13 years working as a commissionaire at Camp Aldershot, Michelin Tire, Waterville, and at the Nova Scotia Community College, Kentville. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Kings Branch 6, and the Valley Search and Rescue. He had formerly been a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Ortona Branch 69, Berwick, and the Lion's Club. Donald was an avid CB'er and a talented musician. He played several instruments and had entertained at many concerts and house parties.
Surviving are his wife, R. Audrey (Corbett) Bezanson, Waterville; sons, Edward (Norma) Bezanson, Cambridge, Ont; Stanley Bezanson, U.S.A; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Shirley Nowacki, Gloucester, Ont; Marilyn Feren, Hamilton, Ont; stepsons, Claude (Dalli) Ogilvie, Digby; Keith (Marsha) Ogilvie, Roland (Shirley) Ogilvie, all of Auburn; stepdaughters, Faye Cudmore, Waterville; Shirley Olmstead, Coldbrook; Cheryl Smith, Cambridge; 17 step-grandchildren; seven step great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Florence (Pulsifer) Bezanson; brother, Kenneth Bezanson; stepson, Laurie Ogilvie.
Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, March 21, in the parlor of H.C. Lindsay's Funeral Home Ltd., Berwick. A Royal Canadian Legion service and funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, March 22, in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Burial in Berwick Cemetery.3
|Last Edited||29 Nov 2018|
Florence L. Pulsifer1
|Donald Alfred Bezanson b. 27 May 1933, d. 18 Mar 2004|
|Last Edited||29 Nov 2018|
- [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 188, 244.