It is with deep sadness that we must announce the passing of Margaret Veronica Harrison, age 99, of Amherst. Margaret passed away peacefully at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Tuesday, February 5, 2013.
Born in Amherst, she was a daughter of the late Merton and Julia (O'Hearon) Harrison.
Margaret was a member of the Holy Family Parish. She worked as a stenographer for Douglas & Rogers for many years.
The last surviving member of her family, she will be sadly missed by several nieces, nephews and many close friends.
Besides her parents she was predeceased by her sisters, Novelle Allain, and Mary Harrison; brothers, John, Gerald, Lorne, Telfer and Norbert.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St, Amherst, NS (902-667-8777). There will be no visiting hours. Funeral mass will be celebrated at the Holy Family Parish Church on Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 10 am, Father Vernon Driscoll officiating. Burial will take place in the St. Charles-Nativity Cemetery in the spring.
Those wishing to make a donation in Margaret's memory may do so to the Victorian Order Of Nurses Foot Care Program.