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Alice Hilda Hersey

Alice Hilda Hersey

Born In: Sussex, United Kingdom

Passed in: Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: November 12th, 2010

Alice Hilda Hersey, 85, of Digby, passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, in Tideview Terrace, Digby.  Born in Sussex, England, she was a daughter of the late Arthur James and Mary Alice (Evans) Scott.  Hilda was a war bride, coming to Canada aboard the liner ‘Ile de France’ in 1946.  She was a long time member of Trinity Anglican Church, Digby, where she was a member of the choir, Merry Nites and Altar Guild. Completely devoted to her family, friends and pets, Hilda will be greatly missed.
Besides her parents Hilda was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Robert Hersey. Surviving are sons, Roy and Robert (Christina), both of Digby; daughters, Christine (Dean) Pyne, Seabrook; and Elaine (Greg) Turner, Smith’s Cove; a sister, Olive Edge, Newcastle-under-Lyme, England; grandchildren, Shelley, Krista, Angela, Lisanne, Jesse and Max; great-grandson, Sonny. A celebration of life was held Nov. 16 in Trinity Anglican Church, Digby, with Rev. Don Ruggles officiating. Burial followed in Forest Hills Cemetery, Digby. Memorial donations may be made to TLC Animal Shelter, Tideview Terrace or charity of choice. Arrangements under the care and direction of Serenity Lindsay Funeral Home & Crematorium, 5 Leverett Avenue, Kentville, NS, B4N 2K5. Cards in memory may be sent to this address or online at www.serenitylindsayfuneralhome.ca   

You can shed tears that she is gone,
or you can smile because she has lived.
You can close your eyes and pray that she'll come back,
or you can open your eyes and see all she's left.




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