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Verna Colborne-Giles

COLBORNE-GILES, VERNA - Verna Imogene Colborne-Giles, 87, formerly of Wentworth, died peacefully at the Drew Nursing Home, Sackville, N.B., on Thursday, January 5, 2012. Born in Wallace Station she was a daughter of the late Lamert and Annie (Forshner) Keiver. Verna was well-known for her sewing ability and for many years was a saleslady for Avon products. She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, knitting, playing bingo, playing cards and loved to dance. She was formerly a member of the Wentworth Pioneers Seniors Group and the Golden Years Society, Amherst. Dearly loved mother of Margaret Colborne, Pugwash; Gloria Beaumont, Amherst; Carol Fisher, Vananda, B.C.; Lawrence (Marg) Colborne, St. Stephen, N.B.; Ardith (Tom) Barron, Moncton, N.B.; Wade (Donna) Keiver, Dorchester, N.B.; loving grandmother to 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; brother, James Keiver, Wallace Station; sister, Shirley Palmer, Wentworth; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents she was predeceased by husbands, Ira Colborne and Leonard Giles; long-time friend, Earl McGill; son, Richard Colborne; grandsons, Perry Fisher and David McNeil; brothers, Donald and Ray Keiver.
Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, January 7, with the funeral service at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 8, both in Mundle’s Funeral Home, 204 Water St., Pugwash (243-2506). Rev. Morley Bentley officiating. Burial in the Collingwood/Wyvern Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Private condolences may be sent to the family by visiting the funeral home website at www.mmcfunerals.com

 

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