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Eva Lily Walters

Passed on: December 21st, 2015

It is with great sadness that the family of Eva Lily Walters, 94 of St. John's NL and formerly of Lunenburg and First Peninsula, NS, announces her passing on Monday, December 21, 2015 at St. Luke's Anglican Homes, St. John's NL. Born in England, she was the daughter of the late William and Lucy Cullen. Eva came to Canada by ship at an early age of three and her family settled in Birch Grove and later Glace Bay, NS. Later, she met her husband, Donald in Glace Bay where he was working for Powers Brothers on a project at the hospital where she worked. They lived on Cornwallis Street in Lunenburg and later in First Peninsula. After his passing in 2002, she moved to St. John's to be near her son Sam and his wife Eleanor. While residing in Lunenburg and First Peninsula, Eva was a faithful member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church where she sang in the choir and supported many of the activities of the church. Active within her community, she also volunteered for the Red Cross, the Canadian Cancer Foundation and Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Eva is survived by her son Sam and his wife Eleanor of St. John's, NL; grandchildren Donette (Jon) Walters-Tizzard, St. John's, NL and Danielle (Al) Morse, Keene, New Hampshire; great-grandchildren Maria and Abby; sisters Dorothy Brann, Glace Bay, Reta MacLeod, Brantford, Ontario; sisters-in-law Clara Cullen, Brantford, ON; Sheila Cullen, England and many nieces and nephews in Nova Scotia, Ontario and England. Besides her husband Donald, she was predeceased by brothers Arthur, Sam and Roy. Special thanks to the outstanding staff at St. Luke's Anglican Homes, St. John's, NL who loved and cared for her. Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy. # 3, Lunenburg. A service to celebrate Eva's life will be held Tuesday, December 29, at 2 pm at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Dr. Laurence Mawhinney, officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Lunenburg or to St. Luke's Anglican Homes, 24 Road De Luxe, St. John's, NL, A1E 5Z3. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca




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