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Yolande Purvis

Yolande Purvis

Born In: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Born: October 14th, 1939

Passed in: Falmouth, Nova Scotia
Passed on: May 15th, 2016

Purvis, Yolande Adele “Yogi” “Londie” age 76, of Falmouth, Hants County, died peacefully, surrounded by family, on May 15, 2016 at Hants Community Hospital. She was born October 14, 1939 in Barrie, Ontario. She was the daughter of the late Harry and Twylla (Poole) Long. Yogi was a very caring and compassionate person. She worked for many years at Dykeland Lodge as a Personal Care Worker, where she took great pride in caring for elderly clients that she treated like her own family. She loved knitting, listening to music and watching movies. She enjoyed many years as a snowbird, spending winters in Florida with her family. She was active in the resident council and enjoyed many activities at Haliburton Place where she was a resident for the past 3 years. She is survived by her children, Daniel Purvis, Halifax, N S, Jo-Anne “Jodi” Purvis (Larry Bezanson), Windsor, N S and Christopher (Brandie) Purvis, Fredericton, N B; Grandsons Zachary and Adam; Brother Michael (Anne) Long, Ontario; sister Bonnie (Randy) Cameron, Atlanta, GA; and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband of almost 50 years, Ernest Alfred Purvis on May 10, 2015; also her brother, Harry Long; sister-in-law Joyce (Joseph) Ripley; brother-in-law Garwin (June) Purvis; sister-in-law Marie (Albert) Nogler and her granddaughter Sophia Marie Purvis. Visitation was 6-8 pm Wednesday May 18, 2016 in Lindsay’s Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Box 2218 Windsor, NS B0N 2T0. Funeral Service was held 2 pm Thursday May 19, 2016 in Lindsay’s Windsor Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Garnet Parker officiated. Interment was in the Centre Falmouth Cemetery, Falmouth, Hants County. Donations in memory of Yogi were requested to be made be made to Haliburton Place, 89 Payzant Drive, Windsor, N S Bon 2T0. On-line condolences may be sent by clicking on “contribute” at www.lindsaysfuneralhome.com

 
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