Marie Fillier, retired from the QE II Library, passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at the Pinecrest Nursing Home, Bobcaygeon, Ont., on Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, in her 67th year. In lieu of flowers, In Memoriam donations to the Parkinson Society would be appreciated by the family.
Alan Dennison Hall
Alan Hall passed away July 15, 2007, at Cumberland Regional Hospital, Amherst, Nova Scotia. Survived by wife Phyllis Artiss; son Nicholas Hall (Anne Kiley); daughter Jane Hall (Robert Banks); grandchildren: Emma, Jonty and Penny Hall; first wife Hope ‘Barry’ Hall; sisters: Evelyn Johnson and Patricia Hall; sister-in-law Dorothy Hall; nephews: Anthony (Claudette) Hall; David Hall (Brigitte Cathala) and Stephen Johnson; nieces Patricia and Susan Hall; niece-in-law Joyce Johnson. In 1969 he joined the English Department at Memorial University where he contributed to the cultural life of the community: as chair of RCA board, adjudicator of Arts and Letters awards, member of the Library Association of NL, creator of school broadcasts, part-time actor for CBC and as engaged and discriminating audience for countless concerts, films, and plays. He retired in 1986 and married Phyllis Artiss in 1989. A celebration of his life will take place at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, Memorial University, on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alan Hall Memorial Scholarship in Theatre and Music at Memorial University.