Tina Malay1,2

F, #23822, b. 7 February 1920, d. 13 August 1999
FatherJoseph Malay3,2 b. 1896, d. 7 May 1978
MotherEliza Jane Bezanson3,2 b. 15 Dec 1897, d. 23 Mar 1971

Family

Brenton Elmer MacDonald
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Tina Malay was also known as Bertha Martena Malay.3,1 She was born on 7 February 1920 at Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia.3,1 She married Brenton Elmer MacDonald on 1 February 1938 at Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was 17.2,1 Tina Malay died on 13 August 1999 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 79.1

Census Summary

1920
Birth
1920
Census
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Death
1999

Census, Residence

Census1921Tina Malay appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Joseph Malay and Eliza Jane Bezanson at Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited8 Jun 2016

Citations

  1. [S926] John Cordes, "John & Ruth Family Pages."
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 208.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Sheet Harbour Polling District No 25 A, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 43; Page: 5; Lines: 23-26.

Dorothy Malay1

F, #23824
FatherJoseph Malay1 b. 1896, d. 7 May 1978
MotherEliza Jane Bezanson1 b. 15 Dec 1897, d. 23 Mar 1971

Family

Donald O'Hearn
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Dorothy Malay married Donald O'Hearn.1

Census, Residence

LivedDorothy Malay lived in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited3 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 208.

Aubrey Reid Bezanson1,2

M, #23830, b. circa 1927, d. 13 November 2002
FatherParker Reid Bezanson3 b. 17 Jun 1900, d. 18 Jun 1971
MotherFlorence Jean Kenny3 b. c 1907, d. 23 Aug 2005

Family

Marjorie Mary Green b. c 1920, d. 1 Dec 1999
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Aubrey Reid Bezanson was born circa 1927 at Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia.2 He married Marjorie Mary Green, daughter of John Green and Amanda Morine.4,2 Aubrey Reid Bezanson died on 13 November 2002 at Dartmouith General Hospital, Nova Scotia.2 He was buried on 15 November 2002 in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 14 November 2002:
BEZANSON, Aubrey Reid - 75, Beaverdam, passed away November 13, 2002, in Dartmouth General Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Sheet Harbour, he was a son of Jean (Kenney) and the late Parker Bezanson. Aubrey was a retired chef for C.N. and VIA Rail. He and his wife, Marjorie, lived many years in Lake Echo. They moved to Eastern Shore in 1993 and took quiet pride in their home and garden.

Surviving are daughter, Janet; sons, Vincent, Robert and Joseph; stepchildren, Jeanette Burke, John (Judy) Bond; brothers, St. Clair (Doreen), Carl (Doreen); sisters, Agnes (Reg) Dorey, Bernice (Gordon) Spears and Sylvia (Otis) Keddy; stepgrandchildren, Marjorie (Charles) Naugle, Roger Burke; many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife, Marjorie (Bond); sister, Sigrid Kaiser; sons, John and Douglas. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place 1 p.m. Friday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Michael Mugford officiating. Burial to take place in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. A reception will follow in the funeral home. Aubrey is now at peace with his beloved Marjorie.2
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 208, where there is no mention of his middle name.
  2. [S662] Roberta Joudrey, "Nova Scotia Obituaries", citing Halifax Herald, 14 November 2002, Aubrey Reid Bezanson.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 208.
  4. [S662] Roberta Joudrey, "Nova Scotia Obituaries", citing Halifax Herald, 3 December 1999, Marjorie Mary Bezanson.

Sigrid Bezanson1

F, #23831, b. 17 January 1932, d. 4 September 1956
FatherParker Reid Bezanson2 b. 17 Jun 1900, d. 18 Jun 1971
MotherFlorence Jean Kenny2 b. c 1907, d. 23 Aug 2005

Family

Earle P. Kaiser
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Sigrid Bezanson was also known as Ziggy Bezanson.2 She was born on 17 January 1932 at Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia.3 She married Earle P. Kaiser.3 Sigrid Bezanson died on 4 September 1956 at St. Mary's Memorial Hospital, Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia, at age 24.3
Last Edited27 Nov 2018

Citations

  1. [S926] John Cordes, "John & Ruth Family Pages."
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 208.
  3. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Sigrid Kaiser; Registration Year: 1956; Page: 5488.

Una Bernice Bezanson1

F, #23832, b. 7 January 1926, d. 16 April 2019
FatherParker Reid Bezanson2 b. 17 Jun 1900, d. 18 Jun 1971
MotherFlorence Jean Kenny2 b. c 1907, d. 23 Aug 2005

Family 1

Howard A. Spears b. 1918, d. 22 Jan 1985
Child

Family 2

Gordon Spears
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
Una Bernice (Bezasnson) Spears
     Una Bernice Bezanson was born on 7 January 1926 at Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia.1 She married Howard A. Spears, son of Gordon Spears and Bessie Helpard, on 25 September 1943 at Port Dufferin, Nova Scotia. She was 17.2 Una Bernice Bezanson married Gordon Spears.1 Una Bernice Bezanson died on 16 April 2019 at Bissett Court Shannex, Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, at age 93.1

     Obituary:
Una Bernice (Bezanson) Spears, 93, passed away peacefully on April 16, 2019 at Bissett Court Shannex, Cole Harbour.

Bernice was born in Sheet Harbour on January 7, 1926, the eldest child of Parker and Jean (Kenney) Bezanson.

She is survived by her devoted husband, Gordon Spears; her daughters, Rev. Heather Card, Jacqueline (Lloyd) Hogan; her sons, Cecil (Debra), Sheldon (Monica), Carroll (Susan), Mark (Hilton). She is also survived by brothers, St. Clair and Carl; sisters, Sylvia Keddy and Agnes Dorey. Bernice was predeceased by her first husband Howard Spears, an infant daughter, brother Aubrey, sister Sigrid Kaiser, and sons-in-law, Kenneth Miller and Lloyd Card.

Bernice was a loving and generous wife, mother and grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. After having worked for a number of years as a cook at the Sheet Harbour Motel and the Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital she had the opportunity to return to school and obtain her cooking diploma. Visitors to her home always enjoyed the benefits of Bernice's culinary skills.

The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the management and staff at Bissett Court for their loving care.

Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life to be held at a later date.1
Last Edited23 Apr 2019

Citations

  1. [S680] Una Bernice (Bezanson) Spears Death Notice, Cole Harbour Funeral Home and Crematorium (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia).
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 208, 254.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 254.

Howard A. Spears1

M, #23833, b. 1918, d. 22 January 1985
FatherGordon Spears2
MotherBessie Helpard2

Family

Una Bernice Bezanson b. 7 Jan 1926, d. 16 Apr 2019
Child
     Howard A. Spears was born in 1918.1 He married Una Bernice Bezanson, daughter of Parker Reid Bezanson and Florence Jean Kenny, on 25 September 1943 at Port Dufferin, Nova Scotia. She was 17.1 Howard A. Spears died on 22 January 1985.1
Last Edited26 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 208, 254.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 254.

(?) Spears1

F, #23836
FatherHoward A. Spears1 b. 1918, d. 22 Jan 1985
MotherUna Bernice Bezanson1 b. 7 Jan 1926, d. 16 Apr 2019
Relationship6th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     (?) Spears died as an infant.1,2
Last Edited23 Apr 2019

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 254.
  2. [S680] Una Bernice (Bezanson) Spears Death Notice, Cole Harbour Funeral Home and Crematorium (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia).