Geraldine L. Gilbert, 72, of West Brook passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Upper Nappan surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Advocate Harbour, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Emiline (Parker) Morris. Jeanie devoted her life to her husband and children. She worked many years for the Department of Highways. She also worked as a cook at numerous lumber camps.
She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, George “Geordie”; daughters, Althea Spence (William), Fort Nelson, BC; Georgina Gilbert (Shelley), Fall River; Heather Laurie (Tim Smith), Springhill; special granddaughter, Jennifer Ripley (Scott Keith), Springhill; sons, Earl (Marie), Springhill; Howard (Kathy), Springhill; a brother, Dallas, West Brook; 21 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Wanda; grandsons, Sammy and Nathan; a sister, Isabelle McCulley; brothers, Wyman “Tud”, Howard, Ross, Burnell.
Visitation 2-4, 6-8 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2013 at Smith’s Funeral Home, Parrsboro, where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2013, Rev. Elizabeth Davies officiating. Burial in the West Brook Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Online condolences at www.smithsfuneralhome.com