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Born: July 21st, 1929

Passed in: Little Bras d'Or, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: September 21st, 2017

It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we, the family, announce the passing of Wilma (Sis) Vickers, age 88, at her home on Thursday, September 21, 2017.
Born in Little Bras d’Or on July 21, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Viola (Young) Stapleton.
Sis was a member of St. Joseph’s Parish, Bras d’Or.
She loved cards and Scrabble, and was always eager for a game of either. She was a well-known baker and seamstress. She loved gardening, and feeding the birds - the simple things in life.
She will be sadly missed by daughters, Joanne Semaan, and Lori (Glenn) Leblanc; sons, Hal(Virginia), Art (Alanna), Andy (Debbie), John (Claudette); grandchildren, Pierre and Timothy Semaan, Mallory and Mark Leblanc, Timmy (Heather), Jody (Cora), Melanie (Aaron), Holly Vickers, Amanda, and Jennifer; six great-grandsons, Jordan, Brendon, AJ, Reagan, Jayden, and Brody; three great-granddaughters, Marley, Abigale, and Adrianna; special cousin, Ruth (Young) Boudreau; and the children of the late Eddie and Mary Stapleton.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Harold; brother, Eddie; and sister-in-law, Mary; as well as children, Timothy and Valerie in infancy.
Visitation for Wilma Vickers will be held in the J. M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney Mines, on Sunday, September 24, 2017, from 2-4 &7-9 p.m.
A celebration of her life will take place Monday, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, Bras d’Or, with Fr. Peter McLeod officiating. The burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Words of comfort may be forwarded to her family at www.jmjobesfuneralhome.com.


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