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Carver; Sayward Joseph

Posted By Obits On November 30, 2018 @ 1:12 pm In Obituaries | 95 Comments

CARVER – Sayward J., 80, of Mersey Point, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital on Thursday, November 29, 2018 surrounded by his family.
Born in Devonshire, Queens County, he was a son of the late Peter Seldon and Lurleen Carver.
Sayward started his love of working with wood in the former Milton Shoe Factory then as a logger, working in the woods for months on end in the winter. Carpentry was his long lasting career ending in a small business of making homemade crooked knives from scratch to the finished product. He loved hunting, fishing, trapping and enjoyed playing darts, cards and horsehoes where he received many trophies. Hibernia Campground was Sayward’s “happy place”. He was an active member of the Nova Scotia Guides Association where he taught fly casting, kettle boiling and moose calling to young and old alike. Sayward was also an affiliate member of Mersey Branch #38, Royal Canadian Legion, Liverpool
Sayward is survived by his companion Theresa “Terry” Dorey of Liverpool; daughters Ann (Almon) Cunningham of Mersey Point; Sandy (Barry) Cross of East Berlin; Paula (Dave) Conrad of Liverpool. His grandchildren Almon Cunningham (Heather Benvie) of Liverpool; Megan Conrad of Bridgewater and Rebecca Conrad Morinville, AB. His great grandchildren Cody Benvie of Liverpool; Landon McCarthy, Skye and Leo Walker, all of Bridgewater.
Sayward was predeceased by his wife Roxie Eleanor (Baker) (Levy) and his son Paul Levy.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Visitation will be held in Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool on Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 7 until 9 p.m. with funeral service being held on Monday, December 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel with Reverend Carol Smith officiating. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Gregory’s Catholic Cemetery, College Street, Liverpool. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Mersey Branch # 38, Royal Canadian Legion, Liverpool or to the Nova Scotia Guides Association. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlerfuneral.com
The family wish to thank Dr. Garry Morash, Dr. Amy MacMullen and the nursing staff at Queens General Hospital Medical Floor for their compassionate care.

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Condolence from Stephen and Marilyn Anthony on November 30th, 2018 1:49 pm

Sorry for your loss

Condolence from Glenda,Burt and family on November 30th, 2018 2:18 pm

Sandy and family ,sorry to hear of your dads passing

Condolence from Walter & Noreen MacDonald & Gerald & Phyllis Wolfe on November 30th, 2018 2:22 pm

We want to our sincere condolences on Sayward’s passing.

Condolence from Patricia & Roger Freeman on November 30th, 2018 2:26 pm

Sandy and Family

We are so sorry for your loss.

Condolence from LaVerne Hawkins on November 30th, 2018 3:34 pm

Dear Sandy; Anne and Families:
I am very sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. It is never an easy time losing a parent. I am sure you have many happy memories to help you through this sad time. Take care of one another and know that you are in the thoughts and prayers of others. God bless.
Sincere regards,
LaVerne Hawkins

Condolence from Virginia Whynot on November 30th, 2018 3:42 pm

To Sayward’s family, Sorry for your loss. Sayward will certainly be missed at Hibernia. He loved to show me his crooked knives & always had a story about each one when he would “drop in” at my sister Brenda’s trailer. I had many laughs with him.

Condolence from Brian Godfrey on November 30th, 2018 3:45 pm

Dianne and myself send our sincere condolences to the family.We had many good chats at Memories Cafe and a lot of laughter, memories I will remember, rest in peace Sayward

Condolence from Eldridge/Phyllis whynot& family on November 30th, 2018 3:54 pm

So sorry to hear of saywards passing.please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Janice Jollimore on November 30th, 2018 4:00 pm

Soooo sorry to hear this sad news, Ann, Sandy & Paula, Almon & Almon. He was a great friend to mom just as Roxie was. They are all together again. My heart is with you all. Take care of one another during and after this sad moment in your lives.

Condolence from Dinna Nowe Wamboldt on November 30th, 2018 4:08 pm

Ann, Sandy, Paula and families. My condolences to you all including Terry. Sayward was such a kind person always enjoyed playing darts. He was always joking around always made me laugh. RIP Sayward

Condolence from Anne Peverill on November 30th, 2018 4:10 pm

I am so sorry to read of Sayward’s passing. My sincere condolences to the family.

Condolence from Lisa Crouse on November 30th, 2018 4:20 pm

Sandy and Family

My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the peace that you seek.

Condolence from Pam miller on November 30th, 2018 4:25 pm

It is with a heavy heart that I have to say goodbye . I will never forget your smile and how you got me to feed the chipmunk.was glad to be able to say you skunked me in crib one game .ALways loved and remembered . Hugs and prayers to all the family.

Condolence from Merv and Bern Hartlen on November 30th, 2018 4:30 pm

We will both miss you at the numerous music jams and the many fishing stories we shared
Merv and Bern

Condolence from Curtis & Linda Leslie Maillett on November 30th, 2018 4:34 pm

We wish to send Condolences to the Family of Sayward Carver. He was a great Mentor for my son, Brendan, who won many competitions under His Guidance. He was loved by Alicia & Brendan, and All of Hibernia. Sincerely, Curtis, Alicia & Brendan Maillett.

Condolence from Philip& Daisy on November 30th, 2018 4:40 pm

We were so sorry to hear of Sayward’s passing,Our condolences to all his family,,he will surely be missed at the campground for years to come

Condolence from Linda & Robert Trainor on November 30th, 2018 4:49 pm

To Terry, & Sayward’s family,

So sorry to hear of your loss. Take Care & GOD Bless! HUGS!

Linda & Robert Trainor

Condolence from Judi Maillett on November 30th, 2018 5:01 pm

Sayward was” one of kind ” in his own way.He always had a smile & a joke. So glad I got to see & talk to him Remembrance day at the legion. Hope you are flying high with the Angels & are pain free my friend. Until we meet again.

Condolence from Doris Grant-Ethier on November 30th, 2018 5:12 pm

To Saywards family sorry for your loss he was a great person and had a wonderful heart he will be truly missed

Condolence from Andy Mooers on November 30th, 2018 5:13 pm

Sincere condolences to all. Having known Sayward through my childhood and teenage years I always enjoyed being around him, especially at Hibernia. I regret that I didn’t get to see him on my past visits home but they have been few and far between. He was one of the good ones.

Condolence from Jane Warner and Bill Roy on November 30th, 2018 5:17 pm

So sorry to hear of Sayward’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this sad time.

Condolence from SYLVIA FORBES on November 30th, 2018 5:37 pm


Condolence from Katherine Archibald on November 30th, 2018 5:42 pm

Sorry FOR YOR LOSS .SaYward HAD THE GREATES LAUGH ..Remembering him as a happy person. Many a laugh we shared .RIP.Sayward

Condolence from Dolly & Paul LeBlanc(Wolfe) on November 30th, 2018 5:58 pm

So sorry for your loss, condolences to all the family

Condolence from Lynn Lavender on November 30th, 2018 6:02 pm

Anne,Sandy,Paula and families,
Sorry to hear about Sayward… take care.

Condolence from Lea Roy on November 30th, 2018 6:13 pm

Sayward was a kind gentle soul. I am so glad I knew him and proud to call him my Uncle when he came into Aunt Roxys life.

Condolence from Laurie and janet on November 30th, 2018 6:15 pm

We are so very sorry for your loss

Condolence from Randy Margaret Mooers on November 30th, 2018 6:16 pm

We are sorry for your loss he will always be miss you are in our thoughts

Condolence from judy quinn on November 30th, 2018 6:18 pm

so very sorry to hear the news R I P

Condolence from Debbie/ Gene Wamboldt on November 30th, 2018 6:28 pm

so sorry for your loss. May you know that you are in our thoughts and prayers

Condolence from Lea Baker- Roy on November 30th, 2018 6:29 pm

I am so sorry for your loss.Uncle Sayward always could bring a smile to my face. Know that my thoughts are with you and my love. -hugs

Condolence from Karen Peters-Newell on November 30th, 2018 6:32 pm

Dear Sandy and Family.: My sincere condolences. I was so sad to hear about your dad. Always enjoyed talking with him when we went to Hibernia .He was always eager to help me put up my tent. He loved to talk . He will be missed dearly by all those who knew him.

Condolence from Jordan and Bella Oickle on November 30th, 2018 6:35 pm

To all of Sayward’s family
So sorry to here of his passing. He will be sadly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all .R.I.P. Sayward

Condolence from Dennis & Sherri Harrington on November 30th, 2018 6:42 pm

Dennis and I are sending our most heartfelt condolences to all of the family.It is so hard to say good-bye to old friends, but now Dad will have someone to play cards with and to go fishing, which they both loved so much.❤️We spent many fun times together camping and going to dances, we will miss Sayward very much as will many .Take care and know we are thinking of all of you.❤️

Condolence from David & Helen Fox on November 30th, 2018 6:43 pm

So sorry to hear of Sayward’s passing. He always had a laugh and a smile. Rip

Condolence from Holly Gohier on November 30th, 2018 6:51 pm

My thoughts and prayers are with saywards family and friends. Please known that God gained a beautiful angel. Sayward was always there to help and offer advice and suport. He truly was a one of a kind of a guy. He will be truly missed.

Condolence from Judy Hyson on November 30th, 2018 7:09 pm

I am so sorry to hear of Sayward’s passing. He was a very nice man and he surely will be missed.May he RIP.

Condolence from Jean Blades on November 30th, 2018 7:13 pm

I am so sorry for your loss, Terri. My sincere condolences.

Condolence from Susan Dean on November 30th, 2018 7:14 pm

Almon, Heather and Cody: So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you. Susan Dean

Condolence from Bob and Brenda Lohnes on November 30th, 2018 7:40 pm

To all of Sayward’s Family: Our condolences on Saywards’s passing. Always ready with a good story of the good old days, he will surely be missed at the campground. He has been a fixture there for many years and we are sure that his stories have probably travelled the world by way of the campers he so quickly welcomed to Hibernia. He will be missed but is in a much better place where he is free of all pain and suffering.

Condolence from Louann on November 30th, 2018 7:53 pm

So sorry for your loss. God Bless

Condolence from Patti Emenau on November 30th, 2018 7:53 pm

Terry and Sayward’s family,

My sincere condolences to all of you on the loss of your dear family member.


Condolence from Shirley Levy on November 30th, 2018 8:06 pm

SO Sorry To Hear Of Saywards Passing To Terry And All The Family You Have My Deepest Sympathy At This Sad Time My Prayers And Thoughts Are With You.

Condolence from Gordon and Jackie Eisnor on November 30th, 2018 8:15 pm

Our condolences to Terry and all of Sayward’s family.

Condolence from Rosalee Smith on November 30th, 2018 9:10 pm

Sandy, Ann, Terry and the rest of Sayward’s family, sorry for your loss. His smile was infectious and his picture showed this.

Condolence from Charlene and Bruce White on November 30th, 2018 9:34 pm

To all of Sayward’s family, we extend our deepest sympathy.

Condolence from Roger VanNorden on November 30th, 2018 9:45 pm

So sorry for the families loss

Condolence from Beverly Llewellyn on November 30th, 2018 9:50 pm

He was such a great guy and a favorite cousin. He will be missed.

Condolence from Robin Sperry on November 30th, 2018 10:32 pm

Sorry to hear of his passing may the family feel Gods comfort.

Condolence from Marie Wambolt on November 30th, 2018 10:33 pm

Sandy ,Paula and families. Sincere condolences on the passing of your Dad..My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

Condolence from Jean Strum on November 30th, 2018 10:36 pm

To Terry and the family of Sayward:

I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences.

Jean Strum

Condolence from Pam Winters on November 30th, 2018 10:42 pm

Terry, Sandy, and family:

Our thoughts are with you all.

John & Pam Winters

Condolence from Ann Kent on November 30th, 2018 10:46 pm

Always remembered by the Keating family. A Friend!

Condolence from Hollis bowers on November 30th, 2018 11:08 pm

So sorry to hear of your dads passing sandy ,Paula,almond, Douglas and I camp with him and your mom for. Over thirty yrs and oh the fun we had there are two people I will never forget god be with his family in the days ahead rip sayward u till we meet again

Condolence from Shirley and Paul Neals on December 1st, 2018 1:24 am

Terry, Ann, Sandy and all other of Sayward’s loved ones..we are so sorry for your loss!
Sayward had a ready smile and quick humor and will be sorely missed at the Legion’s cribbage tables.
God bless you and comfort you in your time of sorrow.

Condolence from Catherine and Lawrence Hatt on December 1st, 2018 1:49 am

We will miss Sayward. Loved to hear of his story’s of his life in the woods. Always enjoyed his company especially these late years up at the camp. Our condolences to his family and many friends.

Condolence from Ann Sperry on December 1st, 2018 7:16 am

Sending heartfelt sympathy ,he was a great friend,to Vernon and I, lots of nice memories I will always remember and look back on and have a good laugh at most .RIP,Saywar

Condolence from Diane White on December 1st, 2018 7:20 am

Terry and Sayward family and friends ,

So sorry to hear this news , he always had a smile and a twinkle in his eye when he dropped in to bowling to watch his gal bowl and go to lunch. A nice gentleman.

Rest In Peace


Condolence from Susan and Gary Zinck on December 1st, 2018 8:07 am

Our condolences to Saywards family. We met this meek and mild man many years ago at Hibernia. He had patience and kindness in his teaching at the guides school and in the sports meet. He loved his family and the great outdoors. Loved to listen to his stories and his dry wit. Will miss you “Say” especially on Labor Day. RIP my friend.

Condolence from Betty Lou Wambnoldt on December 1st, 2018 8:13 am

To the Carver Family:
So sorry to hear of Sayward’s passing.

Condolence from Doris Francis on December 1st, 2018 8:48 am

Ann,Sandy ,Paula and families…so sorry for your loss.These times are never easy but hold your memories close and they will give some comfort in the days to come.

Condolence from Sue Beaumont-Rudderham on December 1st, 2018 10:14 am

Thinking of you all.

Condolence from Frank and Jane Croft on December 1st, 2018 10:18 am

Frank and I are so sorry to hear of the passing of Sayward.. Remembering all the good times we had at Hibernia campground..Never will we forget his smile and his laugh..Ann my heart goes out to you at this difficult time and my sincere condolences to the family..May Sayward Rest In Peace

Condolence from Wendy Feindel on December 1st, 2018 11:07 am

Ann,Sandy and Family so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all and my prayers to all of you. Wendy

Condolence from Beatrice DeLong on December 1st, 2018 12:10 pm

Terry & Sayward’s Family: So sorry for your loss. I first met Sayward when we went camping at Hibernia. Lanny bought one of his knives which I still have. He always came to see our group when we were there…..playing card or washer toss with us. Thinking of you and sending Sincere Condolences to you all.

Condolence from Bob and Vicki Roach on December 1st, 2018 12:31 pm

So sorry to hear of Sayward’s passing. He was a kind and gentle soul.

Condolence from Cathie Pearl-Wentzell on December 1st, 2018 12:58 pm

To Sayward’s Family and Friends,
Please accept our sincerest condolences.

Condolence from Bernadette and Danny Manthorne on December 1st, 2018 1:12 pm

Sorry for your loss.He was a wonderful man

Condolence from Peggy Kelley on December 1st, 2018 1:13 pm

Sorry to hear of Saywards passing.Lot of good times with him.Thinking of you all at this difficult time.

Condolence from George and Sheila on December 1st, 2018 3:47 pm

To Almon Cunningham and Family .
I knew Sayward in my younger years, He taught me a few carpenter tricks when we worked together for a few years ,He always like to tell a good old story and have a good Laugh.

Sheila and I are sorry for your loss

Condolence from Allan & Beth LaRocque on December 1st, 2018 6:39 pm

To The Family,

We are very sorry to hear of Sayward’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Allan&Beth LaRocque on December 1st, 2018 6:42 pm

We are very sorry to hear of Sayward’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Carla Roy and Anna Greek on December 1st, 2018 6:45 pm

Terry and Sayward’s Family…
We are so sorry to hear of Sayward’s passing.He will truly be missed by everyone who knew him,for his talents and his many stories.May you find peace in all the great memories.

Condolence from Faye and Norman Levy on December 1st, 2018 9:22 pm

Anne, Sandy, Paula & Terry,

We are so very sorry to hear of Sayward’s passing, he always had a smile and was always up for a chat. I am so glad that I got to see him on Wednesday, while I was volunteering. He greeted me with a smile.

Faye and Norman

Condolence from Patty Peach (Hirtle) on December 2nd, 2018 3:47 am

I am very sad to see Saywards obituary tonight. I played darts with Sayward & Roxy
for quite a few years at the legion & The Horseshoe Beverage Room. He was always fun to be around & one of the good guys. We also played a few games of cards together… I’m sure Roxy was waiting for him at the pearly gates… God bless you Sayward & R.I.P. buddy

Condolence from Clark and Sandra Hebb on December 2nd, 2018 9:01 am

To family and friends of Sayward Carver , so sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow .

Condolence from Robert & Sally Fader on December 2nd, 2018 9:55 am

Terry & Sayward’s family:
So very sorry to hear this news. Robert & I send our sincere condolences to you all at this sad & difficult time.

Condolence from Leon & Norma Robertson on December 2nd, 2018 10:32 am

Terry and Sayward’s family, we are so sorry for your loss.

Condolence from William Whynacht on December 2nd, 2018 1:59 pm

I didn’t know him long but I liked him well. Great guy, easy with a laugh.

Condolence from Muriel ,Richard &Joan Canning on December 2nd, 2018 4:16 pm

Sorry to hear of Sayward’s passing. I have many fond memories of him and his family.

Condolence from Ron & Bonnie Henderson on December 2nd, 2018 6:57 pm


Sincere sympathy to you on the passing of your companion,Sayward.

Condolence from Peggy Woodworth on December 2nd, 2018 8:20 pm

To Ann, Sandy and Paula
We are sorry to hear of the passing of Sayward. We are thinking of you all
Love Willard and Peggy

Condolence from Tammy Woodworth on December 2nd, 2018 8:22 pm

To Ann, Sandy and Paula
Thinking of you all at this hard time.
Love Tammy and Family

Condolence from Charlie Greer on December 2nd, 2018 8:33 pm

Charlie & Bon Greer

Our prayers go out to Sayward’s family, He will be greatly missed at the Guides Meet at Hibernia. He was a great person.

Condolence from Blair and Marion Baxter on December 2nd, 2018 8:47 pm

Our sincere condolences to Seywards family. My family has fond memories of Seyward.
Blair and Marion (Carver) Baxter.

Condolence from Sally Rowter on December 3rd, 2018 8:21 am

Sending our sincere condolences to the family. Frank & Sally Rowter

Condolence from Barry and Sharon Levy on December 3rd, 2018 8:54 am

Thinking of all of you and sending our deepest condolences.

Condolence from Doug and Pat Cross on December 3rd, 2018 10:08 am

So sorry for your loss. You will miss him.

Condolence from Willis & Corina on December 3rd, 2018 10:11 am

To Ann, Sandy, Paula, Terry and Families…So sorry for the loss of a Great neighbor at home and at the campground…Hibernia will not be the same as Sayward was a big part of it for many years…we will miss his smile and his wave each time we passed his lot…Try to remember the little things…the shared smiles, the warm hugs, the laughter. The pain may seem unbearable now, but in time, these memories will bring you comfort…and you will find happiness again…Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in your time of need…R.I.P. Sayward

Condolence from Vina Moses on December 3rd, 2018 10:35 am

So sorry to hear this news and sad to realize we won’t see him with his wry sense of humour anymore. Thinking of Terry and his family and many friends at this sad time. Lots of fun memories of Sayward and Terry including many meals together when Gerald was alive. Condolences to Terry, his family and friends.

Condolence from Clyde and David Whynot on December 3rd, 2018 10:02 pm

sorry to hear of Sayward ,s passing he was a kind and friendly man with sense of humor our thoughts and ^prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time R I P Sayward you are in a better place

Condolence from Darlene Connolly on December 4th, 2018 1:45 pm

To Terry and Sayward’s family

Sincere condolences on Sayward’s passing. I was shocked to hear the news because
I had just seen him at the hospital the Tuesday before, he was waiting to see the doctor.
Had met him through Terry and crib at the Legion. He will certainly be missed.

Condolence from Carolyn Hudson on December 4th, 2018 5:44 pm

Terry, I am so sorry for your loss. Please remember that there are so many that care for you and share in your loss.

Condolence from Bill and Anna Cox on December 4th, 2018 7:55 pm

Terry, Ann, Sandy and Paula and families

We are sorry to hear of Sayward’s passing he always had a smile and a dry sense of humour, never lost for a story. We extend our deepest sympathy to you all. He is at peace and will be greatly missed.

Condolence from Shirley Frank on December 13th, 2018 3:31 pm

Our deepest sympathy to you Terry and all of the family.So sad to hear of Saywards passing. Ken & I always enjoyed seeing you both .He always had a smile and liked to chat. We all had a lot of fun during our dance nights at the legion.Take care our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ken & Shirley

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