Obit: SHUBERT, Lavona Dorothy

Wednesday, January 5, 2005 The Halifax Herald Limited


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SHUBERT, Lavona Dorothy - 46, River Philip, Cumberland Co., passed away Monday, January 3, 2005, in Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Amherst, with her family by her side. Born in Springhill, she was a daughter of the late Melvin B. and Elaine E. (Cambell) Skidmore. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. Surviving are her companion, William Chapman, River Philip; son, Christopher Shubert, Springhill; sisters, Clara Collins, Bridgewater; Marina Oderkirk (Arthur), Rockley; Patsy Crowley (Dwain), Oxford; Nancy Dowe, Minto, N.B.; Cathy Hull, Winnipeg, Man.; Esther Jonah (Kevin), Havelock, N.B.; brother, Blair Skidmore (Arlene), Lower Sackville; three grandchildren. She was predeceased by sister, Glenda Darlene Stewart; brothers, Robert, Maxwell and Johnathan Skidmore, and William Joseph Skidmore in infancy. Visitation will be this afternoon and this evening in Allen's Funeral Home, 60 Water St., Oxford, with a funeral service at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 6, in Church of the Nazarene, Oxford, Pastor Bob Barnes officiating, assisted by Rev. Bert Collins. Interment will take place in Thomson Cemetery at a later date. Donations may be made to Tsunami Relief Fund in care of Church of the Nazarene, Oxford.

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