Doris May Luther
Age 91, Bridgewater, Lunenburg Co., passed away peacefully on Monday, March 14, 2016 at the home of her family in Halifax. She was born on the Change Islands, Newfoundland, prior to Second World War and lived in Cornerbrook and Deer Lake, before moving to Bridgewater in the 1970's. In spite of a number of health issues she maintained a spirited and independent lifestyle until the end. She loved flowers, birds, laughter and life. In addition to her Bridgewater neighbours and friends she leaves her loving sons, Edwin (Donna), Halifax; Scott (Ann), Bridgewater; six grandchildren, Susan, Karen, Craig, James, Ryan and David; twelve great-grandchildren and her sister, Victoria "Jean", Florida. She was predeceased by her devoted husband James; her parents, Garland and Julia (Temple) Hale; a newborn sister, a sister Verna in childhood and older brothers, Donald and Roy. Special thank you is extended to her long-standing dear friends, Jean and Bill Learning of Bridgewater, the management and staff of the Gladstone Berkeley in Halifax, Dr. Edith Baxter, the VON and the Capital Health Palliative Care team. As requested, a private interment will be held at a later date in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater, where on-line condolences may be made by visiting www.sweenysfuneralhome.com.