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Effie Smith (Roberts)

Effie Smith (Roberts)

Born In: Lark Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Passed in: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: October 31st, 2017

SMITH (Roberts), Effie Lenda – age 87 of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia passed away peacefully on October 31, 2017 in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Lark Harbour, NFLD, she was a daughter to the late Joseph and Pricilla (Childs) Roberts. Effie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who loved her family dearly. She was a devoted member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church and avid volunteer in the community with over 50 years of volunteer work with Al-Anon. She worked for IMO foods for seven years and also was a councillor at addiction services. In her spare time she loved flowers and was known to be a great cook. She is survived by her children, Arthur “Terrance” (Lexine) Pearce, NFLD; Archibald James Pearce, Carleton, Yarmouth Co; John Fraser (Brenda) Pearce, Yarmouth; Hector Merrill (Dale) Pearce, Yarmouth; special niece, Jesse, in Syndey Mines; eight grandchildren and many great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She was a the last surviving member of her immediate family and besides her parents she was predeceased by her first husband, Hector Pearce; second husband, Henry Smith; sisters, Mary-Anne and Beatrice; brothers, Gordon, James, Harold, George, Arthur, and John in infancy; as a well as her daughter, Nina Park. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. Visitation was held Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 7-9 p.m. in Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service was held Friday, November 3, 2017 at 2 p.m. from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Father Douglas Chard officiated. Interment followed in Chebogue Cemetery. A reception followed the burial in the Holy Trinity Anglican Church Hall. Flowers were welcome and donations in memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Canadian Diabetic Foundation . Online condolences may be left at www.sweenysfuneralhome.net, or you may sign the guestbook at sweenysfh@eastlink.ca.

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