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Lois Anita Swain

Lois Anita Swain

Born In: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
Born: November 15th, 1938

Passed in: Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: November 28th, 2017

Lois Anita (MacKinnon) Swain passed away suddenly Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 at Ivany Place in Bedford.
Born November 15, 1938 in Glace Bay to James and Helen (Neville) MacKinnon.
Mom recently celebrated her 79th birthday surrounded by her family. Lois met the love of her life, Charlie Swain while working at the Department of Motor Vehicles and married Dec 14, 1962. They raised their family, Roy, Helen and Glenda in Halifax but always kept their roots in Cape Breton. They would travel to the US to Boston and Florida. Lois would love her weekly rummoli nights with the girls and her trips to the Casino and bingo. For many years, worked the bake table at the Church fair and was well known as the fudge lady and for her tea biscuits. Mom sang in the church choir at St Theresa's church for many years. She adored her grandchildren having lots of visits and sleepovers, Mom called them all Nannies’ Angels. Mom worked at MT&T for 23 years. After Charlie's passing, she met Harry Flemming and their friendship would take her to places like Ireland and cruising the Mediterranean.
Lois was predeceased by her husband, Charlie of 37 years. She is survived by her children, Roy (Christina) Lower Sackville, Helen (Sean) Lower Sackville, and Glenda, Bedford; grandchildren, Ashley, Alyssa, James, Cameron, Emily and Lauchlin; sisters, Charmaine Schrader, Marilyn Sullivan; many cousins and nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Monday, December 4, 2017 at Snows Funeral Home 339 Lacewood Dr. from 2-4 and 6-8.
Funeral will be Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. St Theresa’s Church, North St., Halifax.
Any donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke foundation.
For online condolences, please visit: www.jasnowfuneralhome.com.


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