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Jennifer Lee Barnhill

Barnhill, Jennifer Lee - Truro

Jennifer Lee Barnhill born August 23, 1961, Truro, passed away on March 11, 2016 at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax. Born in Truro, she was the daughter of Sylvia (Fisher) Barnhill and the late Ritchie Barnhill.

Jennifer’s life purpose was to be a devoted mother, loyal daughter, an unconditional friend, and a facilitator of change. A genuine humanitarian, impact with anonymity best captured Jennifer’s approach to changing lives.

Of all her accomplishments she was most proud to be a mother to Rachel and Michael. She is survived by her children, Rachel Patricia Ritacco (Matthew Munro) and Michael David Ritacco. Also her mother, Sylvia Barnhill; sister, Kimberly Barnhill (Bob MacInnes); brother, Edward Barnhill (Linda); sister-in-law, Jacqueline Barnhill; nieces and nephews, Dallas, Jonathon, Melissa, Courtney, Chayce, and Chevy; and countless cherished friends. She was predeceased by her father Ritchie Barnhill and brother Fraser Barnhill.

By request, there will be no visitation. A memorial service with reception to follow will be held on Saturday, March 19 at 2 pm at the Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow Street, Truro. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to her charity of passion, Doctors Without Borders. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Colchester Community Funeral Home. Condolences may be directed to 3 Ritchie Barnhill Drive, Truro, NS, B2N 6P5.

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