Henry Bezanson1

M, #23501, b. circa 1952, d. 22 October 2010
FatherHugh Raymond Bezanson1 b. c 1927, d. 11 Oct 2001
MotherMary Perry1 b. 28 Sep 1927, d. 9 Nov 2008

Family

Emily Gammon
Relationship6th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Henry Bezanson was also known as Donald Bezanson.2 He was born circa 1952 at New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.2 He married Emily Gammon.3 Henry Bezanson died on 22 October 2010 at Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.2 He was buried on 26 October 2010 in Abercrombie Cemetery, Abercrombie, Nova Scotia.2

     Death Notice:
NEW GLASGOW - Donald "Henry" Bezanson, age 59, of Samson Court, New Glasgow, passed away October 22, 2010 in the Aberdeen Hospital Palliative Care Unit.

Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late Hugh and Mary (Perry) Bezanson.

Henry lived in Eureka most of his life before moving to New Glasgow two years ago. Henry was an employee of Michelin Tire, Granton for 36 years. He was a member of the former Wesley United Church Eureka, he also enjoyed golfing and was an avid sports fan.

He is survived by his wife, the former Emily Gammon; sons, John (Lisa), Eureka; Allan (Janesta), Stellarton; granddaughter, Sophia; sister, Marlene (Robert) Tracey, Fort McMurray.

Besides his parents he was predeceased by a brother, Raymond; and sister-in-law, Diane.

His remains will rest in the H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the H.W. Angus Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles McPherson officiating. Burial will be in Abercrombie Cemetery.2

Census, Residence

Lived1997Henry Bezanson lived in Eureka, Nova Scotia, in September 1997.1
Last Edited23 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S523] Pictou County GenWeb, "Pictou County Obituaries", mrk108.htm, transcribed from the Halifax Herald Limited, September 6, 1997 for Raymond Hugh Bezanson.
  2. [S2] Henry Bezanson Death Notice, InMemorium.ca, 22 October 2010.
  3. [S2] Hugh Raymond Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 15 October 2001.

Jessie Alah Bezanson1

F, #23507, b. 17 April 1936, d. between 12 May 2000 and 8 December 2000
FatherRaymond Arthur Bezanson1 b. 1 Jul 1903, d. 17 Jan 1991
MotherClara Winifred MacDonald1 b. bt 1904 - 1905, d. 19 Feb 1953

Family

Bud Proudfoot
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Jessie Alah Bezanson was born on 17 April 1936.1 She married Bud Proudfoot.1 Jessie Alah Bezanson died between 12 May 2000 and 8 December 2000; she was alive on 12 May, according to her sister's obituary, but she was listed as deceased in her stepmother's obituary on 8 December.

Census, Residence

Lived2000Jessie Alah Bezanson lived in Eureka, Nova Scotia, in May 2000.2
Last Edited14 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 198.
  2. [S467] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "Lunenburg County Obituaries", 12 May 2000, The Halifax Herald Limited, Margaret Eleanor (Bezanson) Smith.

Arthur Donald Bezanson1

M, #23512, b. 17 April 1936, d. 15 June 2011
FatherRaymond Arthur Bezanson1 b. 1 Jul 1903, d. 17 Jan 1991
MotherClara Winifred MacDonald1 b. bt 1904 - 1905, d. 19 Feb 1953

Family

Donelda Stewart
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Arthur Donald Bezanson was born on 17 April 1936.1 He married Donelda Stewart on 24 July 1957. He was 21.2,1 Arthur Donald Bezanson died on 15 June 2011 at Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, at age 75.2 The cause of death was lung cancer.2 He was buried on 19 June 2011 in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens, Westville, Nova Scotia.2

     Death Notice:
After a brave struggle with lung cancer, Arthur Donald (Don) Bezanson, 75, Westville, passed away in the Palliative Care Unit of the Aberdeen Hospital on June 15, 2011 surrounded by his family.

Don was born on April 17, 1936 to Raymond Arthur and Clara Winnifred (MacDonald) Bezanson of Eureka, Pictou County.

On July 24, 1957, Don married Donelda Stewart of Trenton and moved to Stellarton where they raised six children: Bruce (Gordon Reddick, Riverton), Cindy (Eddie MacLean, Westville), Cathy (Ross Coady, Stellarton), Viola (Bob Nason, Westville), Karen (Donald Smith, Priestville), and Lee (Dennis Chaisson, Woodburn). Donald also had three granddaughters: Megan MacLean, Ashley Coady Deagle, and Michelle (Coady) Babineau; one great-grandson, Leeland Babineau.

Don loved his family and was extremely proud of them.

Don was the youngest of six children.

He is survived by his sisters Winnie (Roy Hattie, Pictou) and Shirley (Maurice Clayton, Bedford).

Don was predeceased by his parents; his brother, Hugh; sisters, Eleanor and Jessie; and his step-mother, Margaret Bezanson.

Don started painting with his father as a young man and continued painting for customers in Pictou County for over 50 years. He was well respected by his peers and customers. He loved his family, being outdoors, watching hockey, and knowing "How That's Made".

Don's family would like to send sincere thanks to Dr. Farrell, Dr. Eunice, Dr. Straub, and especially to the Palliative Care Unit, the Palliative Care Society, and the VON. All of who made Don's journey so much more bearable.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday in the H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday from the H.W. Angus Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Roy officiating. Burial will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens.2

Census, Residence

Lived2000Arthur Donald Bezanson lived in Hopewell, Nova Scotia, in December 2000.3
Last Edited23 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 198, 252.
  2. [S2] Donald Bezanson Death Notice, InMemorium.ca, 15 June 2011.
  3. [S467] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "Lunenburg County Obituaries", 8 December 2000, The Halifax Herald Limited, Bezanson, Margaret Evelyn "Marg."