It is with deep sadness that we must announce the passing of Greta Pearl Melanson, age 94, of River Hebert. Greta passed away at the Northumberland Hall, Amherst on Thursday, February 7, 2013.
Born in Chignecto, she was a daughter of the late John "Fred" and Charlotte (Berry) McLellan.
Greta worked for many years at the Co-Op in River Hebert. She loved to sew and made over 500 quilts through the years. A loving grandmother, she enjoyed doting on her many grandchildren and great grand children.
She is survived by her daughters: Evelyn (Donald) Willis of Vancouver, BC, Eileen (Gary) Boudreau of River Hebert, NS; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; a brother, Harold "Peg" (Elizabeth) of Lower Cove, NS, several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband Basil, son Basil "Sonny"; sisters Vera Hunter and Audrey "Nan" Taylor; brother Charles.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, River Hebert, NS (902-667-8777). In keeping with Greta's wishes there will be no visitation or funeral service. A graveside service will be held at a later time.