Passed On: Terry Hallett – Clark’s Harbour, N.S. fisherman
Hallett, 58, passed away on December 18 at the Roseway Hospital. Born on April 11, 1962, he was a son of the late Cecil and Beverly (Acker) Hallett. He spent the majority of his life on the water, as a captain for 15 years and eventually as a crewman on several boats.
Passed On: Wayne Fougere – Meteghan, N.S. boat builder
Fougere, 73, passed away on December 10 at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Antigonish on December 1, 1947, he was a son of Kenneth and the late Theresa (Fougere) Fougere. He was an autobody repair man for most of his life and later worked at A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd. as a fibreglasser.
Passed On: Eric Pinch – South Ohio, N.S. mariner
Pinch, 87, passed away on November 21 at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born on May 8, 1933 in West Brooklyn, Kings Co., he was the son of the late Lloyd and Winnifred (Zwicker) Pinch. Before his retirement, he worked on both MV Bluenose ships, totalling 40 years. He started as a deckhand and worked his way up to captain where he spent the remainder of his career. He gained his captain’s license at Holland Collage on Prince Edward Island which was a great achievement for him and his family as he hadn’t finished school as a boy.
Passed On: George Elliott – Main Brook, N.L. fisherman
Elliott, 94, passed away on November 24. He worked as a fisherman for most of his life. He always enjoyed telling stories and sharing memories of life in outport Locke’s Cove. He was well known for his boatbuilding and making snowshoes.
Passed On: John MacDonald – Naufrage, P.E.I. fisherman
MacDonald, 80, passed away on December 5 at the Kings County Memorial Hospital in Montague. He was born in Cable Head on December 9, 1939. He was the son of the late Hugh and Mary Jane MacDonald. He fished out of Naufrage for 65 years.
Passed On: Lenley Ross – Clam Point, N.S. fisherman
Ross, 89, passed away on November 30 at the Bay Side Home in Barrington. Born in Clam Point he was the son of the late Uriah and Florence (Nickerson) Ross. Lenley was a fisherman all of his life. His other passions in life were deer hunting, cutting wood, but most of all, his family.