Phyllis Bertha Bent
Born In: Wallace Bridge, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: September 26th, 1924
Passed in: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: July 15th, 2012
NEW GLASGOW – Phyllis Bertha Bent, 87, New Glasgow, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2012 at home.
Born in Wallace Bridge, she was a daughter of the late George Fredrick and Margaret Bell (Card) Bennett. During the Second World War, she served with the Canadian Women's Army Corps. In earlier years she had been employed as a Nurses Aid at the Aberdeen Hospital, as a waitress with Flickers Restaurant and for the late Dr. Milne. Phyllis enjoyed listening to Country music, gardening, fishing, boating and spending time with her cats. She always provided “a home away from home” for many young people over the years. Phyllis was a kind and thoughtful lady who always put others before herself.
Surviving are her daughters, Fran Bent, Four Mile Brook; Mary Bent (David MacIntyre), Ainslie Glen; sons, Donald “Don” (Jean Coady) Bent, Abercrombie; Stephen Bent, New Glasgow; sister, Vera Baxter, Halifax; brothers, Walter Bennett, Wallace Bridge; Richard Bennett, Lyon’s Brook; 11 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, John Willard Bent; sisters, Edith, Alice, Blanche and Irene; brothers, Lyman, Stewart and Lloyd.
A private funeral service has taken place with interment in Lorne Street Cemetery, New Glasgow.
Donations may be made to The Kidney Foundation of Canada.
Arrangements are entrusted to P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. www.pkmacdonald.ca