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Harriet "Betty" Lyons

Lieu de décès : Greenwich, Canada
Date de décès : 23 février 2015

Harriet Elizabeth “Betty” Lyons - 95, of Blomidon, Kings County, passed away Monday, February 23, 2015 at Blomidon Court, Greenwich. Born in a farmhouse in Woodstock (Crosby Road), Yarmouth County, she was the eldest daughter of the late Joseph and Gertrude (Ellis) Crosby. Betty graduated from Normal College and taught at various schools in Yarmouth and Kings Counties, taking a few years off to raise her family. She was a former member and dedicated worker of the Blomidon Church Auxiliary and the Blomidon Women’s Institute. She was also superintendent of the Blomidon Sunday School for a number of years. She was a member of the Pereaux Baptist Church where she held various positions over the years. After retiring from teaching she especially enjoyed being outside soaking up the Blomidon sunshine, picking berries and gardening. Betty lived “The Golden Rule” and was happiest when she could do something for someone else. She is survived by a daughter, Phyllis (Ronald) Dimock, Pereaux; a son, Frederick, Blomidon; siblings, William (Betty) Crosby, Coldbrook; Patricia (Grant) Lloyd, Coldbrook; five grandchildren, Melissa, Jaclynn, Devin, Taylor and Keegan; five great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Forrest Lyons; two sisters, Emmeline Ackles and Dorothy Butler; two brothers, Russell and Jack; an infant son, David and a grandson, Matthew Dimock. Cremation has taken place. Visitation was held from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, March 1, 2015 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. The funeral service, followed by a reception, was held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 2, 2015 in the Pereaux Baptist Church, Reverend Mike Veenema officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in the Blomidon Community Cemetery, Huston Beach, Kings County. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Pereaux Baptist Church, the Valley Hospice Foundation or the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. On-line inquiries may be directed to www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com.

 

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