Tributes

Elsie Mary Travers (Nee Shand)

1920 - 2015
Veteran of WW 2

Peacefully at the P.E.I. Atlantic Baptist Home on Saturday, May 16, 2015 of Elsie Mary Travers of Charlottetown in her 95th year.

Elsie was a veteran of the World War II having served with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Beloved wife of the late Grant Travers and dear mother of Jack Travers And Sally (Paul) Shanahan. Loving Grammy to Sara Shanahan (Mitchell Matheson). Along with her husband Grant, Elsie was also predeceased by her parents Bill and Sarah Shand and her brother Jack Shand.

Elsie’s family would like to thank the staff of Andrews of Stratford, P.E.I. Atlantic Baptist Home, Dr. Brodie Lantz and Dr. Tim Stoltz . Their care was second to none.

Resting at the Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.Charlottetown Branch#1 will hold a Veterans Tribute Service at the funeral home on Tuesday at 4:45 p.m.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 1

Raymond "Bud" Wakelin

1930 - 2014
Peacefully with his family at his side at Whisperwood Villa on Monday, April 21, 2014 of Mr. Raymond "Bud" Wakelin of East Royalty , Veteran of the Korean War, in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of Matilda (nee Stewart) and dear father of Peggy (Paul) Lavigueur and Robert (Laura Lee) Wakelin. Loving Grampy of April Laviguer, Jennifer and Ryan Wakelin. Brother-in-law of Cecil and Stella Stewart, Johnny Matheson and Stella Wakelin. Bud is also fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family being predeceased by his parents, Braymond and Eva Wakelin, brother Harry Wakelin and sisters Ruby Jay, Elsie Matheson and Joyce Maye.

Resting at the Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment in the People’s Cemetery, Charlottetown. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. The Charlottetown Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion will conduct a service of Remembrance at 4:45 PM on Wednesday 23 April.

If so desired contributions in Bud’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of P.E.I. or the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation. On-line condolences may be made at www.islandowned.ca.

Walter "Wally" Robert Gordon Walkden

The death occurred at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Charlottetown on Monday, March 11, 2013, of Walter Walkden, beloved husband of Shirley Walkden (nee Herold), of Anglo Rustico, age 76. 
Walter was the loving father of Scott Rogers, Brent Rogers, Denise Pottey and Rickey, Brian, James and Joseph Walkden. He was known as Grumpy or Bump to his five granddaughters and three grandsons. Walter was born to Christine and Walter Walkden (both predeceased) on August 5, 1936. He joined the navy at age 18 and enjoyed his 28 year career of a naval weapons technician as an east coast sailor, sailing several of Her Majesty's Canadian Naval ships. Upon retirement and for the next ten years, he continued his service to the Canadian Forces by founding WalMar Atlantic, with his partner, Frank Meagher, and providing chandelling services for the ships. In 1995, he and his wife took up residence in Anglo Rustico, P.E.I., and for 17 years he never felt so blessed and at home. He was "from away", but was always made to feel at home here on the Island.
Resting at Central Queen's Funeral Home, 2538 Glasgow Road, New Glasgow, for visitation on Thursday, March 14, 2013, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at St. John's Anglican Church, Milton, on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 10 a.m. Flowers gratefully declined. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. 
Thank you to the Unit 8 nurses at the QEH for the wonderful care and Dr. Dryer, at the Cancer Treatment Centre, for two years of care. Online condolences may be sent at www.peifuneralcoops.com

J. Howard Walker

1924 - 2014
Peacefully at The Prince Edward Home on Sunday, January 12, 2014 of J. Howard Walker of Bunbury, age 89 years. Beloved husband of Priscilla (nee Griffith). Loving father of Andy (Angela), Valerie Fall and Darryl (Daniel Murphy). Grampie of April, Alex, Amber and Ashley Walker and Cody Fall. Predeceased by his parents Chester and Blanche (Stewart) Walker. 
  
Resting at MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel from where the service will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Interment later in Sherwood Cemetery. If so desired, memorials to the Alzheimer Society of PEI would be appreciated. No visiting hours by personal request. The Royal Canadian Legion will hold a service of remembrance at the funeral home on Tuesday at 9:50 a.m. Online condolences may be made at www.macleanfh.com.

James Wilfred Ward

Peacefully at the Beach Grove Home on Sunday, May 13, 2012 of Mr. James Wilfred Ward of Charlottetown, age 88 years. 

Beloved husband of the late Margaret Corrine (nee Walker) Ward, and dear father of David Brian, Robbin Wayne and Paula Suzanne. He is survived by his sisters-in-law Margurite Ward, Mary Florence Gaudet, Mildred Bennett Trainor, Priscilla Jean Richard and Elizabeth Anne Mulligan. He was also predeceased by his son Alan James. 

James was particularly proud of his service in the Navy during World War II, then as a naval photographer on various aircraft carriers after the war, retiring from the Navy as a Chief Petty Officer at the age of 42. James then went on to an over 20 year career serving the Government of Prince Edward Island in Parks and Tourism.

Peacefully at the Beach Grove Home on Sunday, May 13, 2012 of Mr. James Wilfred Ward of Charlottetown, age 88 years. 

Resting at the Hennessey Funeral Home until 9:45 on Thursday morning then transferred to St. Pius X Church for funeral mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday 7:00 to 9:00 p.m..

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. On-line condolences may be made at www.islandowned.ca.

The Charlottetown Branch # 1, of the Royal Canadain Legion will hold a Veteran's Tribute Service of Remembrance at Hennessey Funeral Home on Wednesday at 6:45 P.M.