Margaret Lorraine Bezanson1

F, #23686, b. 23 May 1930
FatherGeorge Roy Bezanson1 b. Dec 1903, d. 9 Nov 1980
MotherWinnifred Lorraine Fraser1 b. 1915, d. 31 Jul 1988

Family

Albert Graves
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Margaret Lorraine Bezanson was born on 23 May 1930.1 She married Albert Graves.1

Census, Residence

LivedMargaret Lorraine Bezanson lived in New Minas, Nova Scotia.1
Lived1997She lived in Greenwich, Nova Scotia, in November 1997.2
Last Edited8 Aug 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 203.
  2. [S467] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "Lunenburg County Obituaries", 20 November 1997, BEZANSON, George Weldon.

Laura Minnie Bezanson1,2

F, #23688, b. 26 November 1931, d. 16 March 2007
FatherGeorge Roy Bezanson1 b. Dec 1903, d. 9 Nov 1980
MotherWinnifred Lorraine Fraser1 b. 1915, d. 31 Jul 1988

Family 1

Gordon Best b. c 1928, d. 12 Jan 1998
Child

Family 2

Clarence Bennett

Family 3

Gerald Davidson
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
Laura Minnie Bezanson
     Laura Minnie Bezanson was born on 26 November 1931.1 She married Gordon Best.2 Laura Minnie Bezanson married Clarence Bennett.2 Laura Minnie Bezanson married Gerald Davidson in 1975.2 Laura Minnie Bezanson and Gerald Davidson were divorced.3 Laura Minnie Bezanson died on 16 March 2007 at Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, Nova Scotia, at age 75.2 She was buried on 20 March 2007 in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 17 March 2007:
Laura Minnie Bezanson – 75, of New Minas, passed away Friday, March 16, 2007 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville.

Born in Wolfville, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Winnifred (Fraser) Bezanson. In addition to being a homemaker, she was employed for a period of time at the former Palmeter’s Country Home, Kentville (now Evergreen Home for Special Care). Laura was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Kings Branch 6, Kentville. She loved Blue Grass and Country music and enjoyed knitting and cooking.

She is survived by five daughters, Patsy Keating, Coldbrook; Georgina Bennett, Ontario; Kathy Bennett (Ronald Beach), Coldbrook; Koreen (George) Butler, Kentville; Karen (Russell) Spencer, New Minas; four sons, Michael (Linda) Bezanson, New Brunswick; Weldon (Betty) Best, Coldbrook; David (Carol) Best, Gold River; Gerald Davidson Jr. (Melissa Bennett), New Minas; two sisters, Margaret Graves (Archie Brown), New Minas; Doreen (Derrick) Chase, Berwick; five brothers, Donald (Maxine), Gordon and Robert (Debbie), all of Kentville; Bernie (Sheila), Lawrencetown; Doug (Rose), Waterville; her former husband, Gerald Davidson, Ontario; 28 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Gordon Best and her second husband, Clarence Bennett and; a son, Gordon Bezanson; two brothers, George and Wade Bezanson.

Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2007 with a Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary service to be held at 7:00 p.m. in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. The funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2007, also in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Majors Bond and Marina Jennings officiating. Burial will take place in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings County.2

Census, Residence

LivedLaura Minnie Bezanson lived in Kentville, Nova Scotia.1
Lived1997She lived in New Minas, Nova Scotia, in November 1997.4
Last Edited16 Feb 2018

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 203.
  2. [S2] Laura Minnie Bezanson Death Notice, The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 17 March 2007.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia.
  4. [S467] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "Lunenburg County Obituaries", 20 November 1997, BEZANSON, George Weldon.

Donald LeRoy Bezanson1

M, #23690, b. 1933, d. 6 August 2015
FatherGeorge Roy Bezanson1 b. Dec 1903, d. 9 Nov 1980
MotherWinnifred Lorraine Fraser1 b. 1915, d. 31 Jul 1988

Family 1

Grace (?)

Family 2

Maxine Phinney
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
Donald Roy Bezanson
     Donald LeRoy Bezanson was also known as Donald Roy Bezanson.2 He was born in 1933.3 He married Grace (?).1 Donald LeRoy Bezanson and Grace (?) were divorced.1 Donald LeRoy Bezanson married Maxine Phinney.1 His entry in Bezansons from Nova Scotia does not reveal who was the mother of his children, or if he had children with both wives.3 Donald LeRoy Bezanson died on 6 August 2015 at Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, Nova Scotia.2 He was buried on 9 August 2015 in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from White Family Funeral Home (Kentville, Nova Scotia), August 2015:
Donald Roy Bezanson
1933-2015

Donald Roy Bezanson - 82, of Kentville, passed away Thursday, August 6, 2015 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville.

Born in Hortonville, he was a son of the late George and Winnie (Fraser) Bezanson. He owned and operated Bezanson's Esso and later owned and operated Don's Taxi for 25 years. He enjoyed working in his garage doing mechanic and body work.

He is survived by his wife, Maxine (Phinney); five daughters, Doris Morine, Kentville; Jane (Bob) Hember, Sarnia, ON; Helen Morrison (Bill), Kentville; Anna Bezanson (Lawrence), Canning; Denise MacRae, Hopewell; four sons, Darrell "Butch" (Cindy), Kentville; Jim, Halifax; John, Kentville; Patrick (Anita), Kentville; a sister, Doreen Chase, Kentville; two brothers, Robert (Debbie), Kentville; Doug (Rose), Waterville; 20 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by two sisters, Margaret Graves and Laura Davidson; five brothers, George, Goldburn, Gordon, Wayne and Wade; two grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, August 8, 2015 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. The funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, August 9, 2015 in the Salvation Army Kentville Community Church, Kentville, Majors Marshall and Pat Phinney officiating. A private family burial will take place in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the Annapolis Valley Victorian Order of Nurses for their care, kindness and compassion.2

Census, Residence

Lived1997Donald LeRoy Bezanson lived in Kentville, Nova Scotia, in November 1997.4
Last Edited29 Nov 2018

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 203.
  2. [S680] Donald Roy Bezanson Death Notice, White Family Funeral Home (Kentville, Nova Scotia), accessed 8 August 2015.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 203, 253.
  4. [S467] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "Lunenburg County Obituaries", 20 November 1997, BEZANSON, George Weldon.

Gordon Karl Bezanson1

M, #23699, b. 1934 or 1935, d. 22 June 2011
FatherGeorge Roy Bezanson1 b. Dec 1903, d. 9 Nov 1980
MotherWinnifred Lorraine Fraser1 b. 1915, d. 31 Jul 1988

Family 1

Jessie Mae Colpitts

Family 2

Judith Ruth Knowles b. c 1948, d. 14 Nov 2002
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
Gordon Karl Bezanson
     Gordon Karl Bezanson was born in 1934 or 1935.1 He married Jessie Mae Colpitts.2,1 Gordon Karl Bezanson and Jessie Mae Colpitts were divorced.1 Gordon Karl Bezanson married Judith Ruth Knowles. Gordon Karl Bezanson died on 22 June 2011 at Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, Nova Scotia. He was buried in Newport Landing Cemetery, Newport Landing, Nova Scotia.3

     Obituary:
Gordon Karl Bezanson, CD - 77, of Kentville, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2011 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville.

Born in Hortonville, he was a son of the late Roy and Winnie (Fraser) Bezanson. He served for 14 years with the Royal Canadian Dragoons, retiring as a Corporal. He loved riding his Harley and was best known as Midget Mafia and Papa Smurf. He enjoyed spending time with his friends at the Snack Shack.

He is survived by four daughters, Yvonne, Halifax; Elizabeth (Neil), Fredericton; Jackie, Kentville; Tammie, Kentville; six sons, Darrell "Butch" (Cindy), Kentville; Robert (Annette), Halifax; Larry Richard (Delores), Halifax; Darren (Claudette), Halifax; Larry Gordon (Jodi), Windsor; Daniel (Sam), Windsor; two sisters, Margaret Graves, New Minas; Doreen Bezanson, New Minas; four brothers, Donald (Maxine), Kentville; Robert (Debbie), Berwick; Goldburn (Sheila), Kentville; Doug (Rose), Berwick; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews; extended family members, Peter, Shirley, Correna and Brycie Mapplebeck and Ann Skaling.

He was predeceased by his wife, Judith Ruth "Judie" (Knowles) Bezanson; a sister, Laura Davidson; three brothers, George, Wayne and Wade.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2011 and from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2011 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. There will be no funeral service, by request. A private family committal service will take place in the Newport Landing Cemetery, Hants County, Reverend Gary Manthorne officiating.3

Census, Residence

Lived1997Gordon Karl Bezanson lived in Kentville, Nova Scotia, in November 1997.4
Last Edited17 Feb 2018

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 203.
  2. [S935] Larry R. Bezanson, "Gordon Karl Bezanson", e-mail message from e-mail address to John Cardinal, 5 February 2018.
  3. [S2] Gordon Karl Bezanson Death Notice, InMemorium.ca, 22 June 2011.
  4. [S467] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "Lunenburg County Obituaries", 20 November 1997, BEZANSON, George Weldon.