John W. Publicover1

M, #23458, b. 14 March 1911, d. 7 November 1994


Isabel Bezanson b. 30 Jul 1913, d. 6 Jun 2009
     John W. Publicover was born in 1911.2 He was born on 14 March 1911.1 He married Isabel Bezanson on 7 July 1941. He was 30. She was 27.1 John W. Publicover died on 7 November 1994 at Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 83.2 He was buried in Pinehill Cemetery, Hubbards, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 8 November 1994:
PUBLICOVER, John Wesley - 83, Hubbards, died November 7, 1994, in Victoria General Hospital.

Born in Hubbards, he was a son of the late Wesley Publicover and Whilimina (Trueman) (Publicover) Dauphinee. He was employed for many years by the Department of National Defence at RCAF Beaverbank and later with CFB Mill Cove. He was a life-long member of St. Luke's Anglican Church, Hubbards and a member of the Hubbards Area Lions Club.

He is survived by his wife, the former Isabel Bezanson; daughters, Laurie (Mrs. Gregory Mireau), Edmonton, Alta; Carol (Mrs. Donald Webb), Halifax; grandsons, James and John Robert Mireau, Edmonton; Christopher and Peter Wilkes, Halifax; brothers, Fred, Ernest, both of Hubbards.

He was predeceased by a sister, Marjorie; brother, Albert.

Cremation has taken place. Family will receive visitors 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Luke's Anglican Church, Rev. J. Eayrs officiating.3
Last Edited7 Apr 2015


  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 196.
  2. [S626] Bob Hegerich, Cemetery Records of Halifax County, Pinehill, Hubbards, Stone #237, "Publicover John Wesley 1911 - 1994; His Wife 1913 -; Isabel Bezanson."
  3. [S2] John Wesley Publicover Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 8 November 1994.