RAE, Sadie H.
RAE, Sadie Helen -87, of Lyons Brook, passed away peacefully on February 17, 2016 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born January 27, 1929 in Bathurst, New Brunswick, to the late Douglas & Beulah (Cooling) Bateman.
She worked as a cook at the Mayflower Restaurant and Sutherland-Harris Memorial Hospital. Sadie delivered ice by horse and sleigh as a young girl. She was a 60 year member of the Princess Rebekah Lodge, No. 4, Pictou.
Sadie enjoyed playing bingo, knitting, card games and baking. The tea pot was always on and baked goodies were always in the cupboard. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving are daughters, Joan (Vincent) Heighton, Lyons Brook; Connie (Donnie) McRae, Nuttby; sons, Billy (JoAnn) Lyons Brook, Ross (Susan), Three Brooks; David (Maxine), Scotch Hill; brothers, Stewart (Evelyn) Bateman, Lyons Brook; Deane (Doreen) Bateman, Victoria, British Columbia; sister, Bernice MacLeod, Riverton; grandchildren, Bobby (Yvonne), Patty (Jason), Trevor (Angela), Wanda (Ian), Christa (Peter), Helen (Arthur), Paul, Ricky, Johnathan (Stacey), Dawn (Archie) and Christopher; 18 great-grandchildren; four step- granddaughters, Sheila, Shelly, Sherry and Michelle; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband, Robert F. Rae; son, Ronald; brother, Graydon; sisters, Myrtle and Connie.
Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 PM Friday in McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou. Funeral will take place 11 AM Saturday from the McLaren Funeral Home Chapel, Pictou, with Rev. Jim Webber-Cook officiating.
Spring burial will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens.
Family flowers only please.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Valley View Villa Recreation Department or a charity of your choice.