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A Dara Melanson

A Dara Melanson

Male 1929 - 2013  (84 years)

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  • Name A Dara Melanson 
    Born 22 Jan 1929  River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence Apr 1978  River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried spring 2013  St Denis Cemetery, Minudie, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Obituary Mar 2013  River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    the website for Furlong-Jones Funeral Home 


    • Obituary

      A.Dara Melanson
      1929-2013
      A. Dara Melanson, 84, of River Hebert passed away suddenly at home on Sunday, March 17, 2013.  Dara was born in River Hebert on January 22, 1929, a son of Leo and Beatrice (Como) Melanson.
      Dara was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Roman Catholic Church.

      Dara had worked in the coal mines in River Hebert for over 30 years until their closure and was then  employed in Amherst with Costin Paving And Contracting until his retirement.

      He will be sadly missed by his family and all who knew him.

      Dara leaves behind a daughter, Barb (John) Carter of Amherst; four grandchildren, Daniel of Fort McMurray, AB, Brittany (Kyle) Ouellette of Wabasca, AB, and Jillian and Meghan of Amherst; one great grandson, Carter Ouelette; a brother, Jude, Amherst; a sister, Lorraine Clark, Springhill, as well as many nieces and nephews.

      Besides his parents, Dara was predeceased by his wife Theresa (Maloney); brothers, Ivan, Eugene, Basil, and Clair, and sisters, Eileen and Helen.

      Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, River Hebert (251-2877) from where visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Wednesday, March 20, 2013.  A funeral service will be held 11am Thursday from St. Paul The Apostle Roman Catholic Church, River Hebert.  Interment will be in the St. Denis Cemetery in the spring.

      Donations in memory of Dara may be made to the St. Denis Cemetery Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society.

      www.furlongjones.ca

    Occupation River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    employee for 30 years of the coal mines 
    Occupation Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    employee of Costin Paving and Contracting until his retirement 
    Died 17 Mar 2013  Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • He died at home.
    Person ID I15926  Annette - Research
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2015 

    Father Leo Thomas Melanson,   b. 17 Oct 1895, River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1978, Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Beatrice Comeau,   b. 1 Nov 1891, Lower Cove, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1969  (Age 77 years) 
    Family ID F5942  Group Sheet

    Family Theresa Maloney,   b. Abt 1925, Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 2007, Gables Nursing Home, Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married Y  [1
    Children 
     1. Barbara (Barb) Melanson
    Family ID F6469  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Dara Melanson, 1929-2013
    Dara Melanson, 1929-2013
    Son of Beatrice (Como) & Leo Melanson.

  • Sources 
    1. [S270] Obituary: Jones Funeral Homes, Furlong-Jones (River Hebert, Nova Scotia), obituary for A Dara Melanson, Mar2013.

    2. [S195] Newspaper: NS, Halifax, The Chronicle Herald, obituary for Leo Thomas Melanson, April 8, 1978.


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