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Ethel May MacInnis

Born In: Hebron, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: April 27th, 1926

Passed in: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: March 22nd, 2012

MacINNIS, Ethel May – 85, of Yarmouth, passed away March 22, 2012 in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born April 27, 1926 in Hebron, Yarmouth Co., she was a daughter of the late Percy and Olive (Surette) Rhyno. Ethel was born Baptist and was a member of New Life Church. She was also a member of the Yarmouth CB Club and Digby CB Club and she also ran her own weight loss club. She worked with her husband as a Marine Electrician. Her last electrical job was when she was 72 years old, which was the wiring of her granddaughter Christina’s house. She also really enjoyed sharing Christmas with everyone. She is survived by daughters, Gail (James) Smith, Dale Cottreau, Toni Bridgeo, Paula (Brian) Baker) and Hope (Bernard) Ryan; sons, Alvin, Pat and Troy; brother, Paul; sisters, Ida (Vernon) Berryman and Ilene Rhyno; 16 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by former husband, Paul MacInnis; daughter, Lucky; brothers, Douglas, David and Lee; sisters, Katherine Higby, Zoie Hagen and Dorothy Nickerson; grandchildren, Devin and Christina Cottreau. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home & Crematorium, Yarmouth. Visitation took place Friday, March 23 from 7-9 p.m. in Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel, where funeral service was held Saturday, March 24 at 2 p.m., Pastor Larry Pennell officiated. Interment will take place at a later date in Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Canadian Diabetes Association, New Life Church, Gideon’s International in Canada or to a charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: sweenysfh@eastlink.ca or you may sign the guestbook on-line at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.net

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