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Obit.; SHARPE, Edith "Bunny"
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Barb Henderson is also helping by making sure I don't miss any.
Chronicle Herald, Monday November 6, 2006
SHARPE, Edith "Bunny"
SHARPE, Edith "Bunny" - The death of Edith "Bunny" Sharpe, age 83, of
Amherst, occurred in Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Upper Nappan,
on Saturday, November 4, 2006. Born in Brookdale, she was a daughter of the
late Charles and Beatrice (Gould) Duffy. Bunny served in the Second World
War with the R.C.A.F. as a wireless operator. She worked for C.J. Hodgson
Stockbrokers as a security manager then with Deluxe Embroidery Co. Ltd., as
office manager for over 14 years, both in Montreal, and finally with
Bluebird Co. Ltd. in Amherst as bookkeeper and accountant. She was a member
of Saint Charles and Nativity of our Lady Roman Catholic Churches, the Lord
Amherst Chapter of the IODE, and the Amherst Business Ladies Curling Club.
She was a life member of the Highland View Regional Hospital Ladies
Auxiliary. She had been a canvasser for the Kidney Foundation of Canada,
Nova Scotia Branch and Canadian Diabetes Association. She will be sadly
missed by goddaughter, Melissa Bird, Halifax; sister, Helen Rowe, Amherst;
brothers, Delmar, Charlottetown, and Chalmer, Amherst; several nieces and
nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley Sharpe, in 2001, and
sister, Eileen in 1991. Arrangements are in care of Furlong-Jones Funeral
Home, 70 Church St., Amherst (667-8777). Visitation will take place in the
funeral home today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers will take place in
the funeral home today at 3:30 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated in Saint
Charles Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday, November 7, at 2 p.m. Burial will
follow in Saint Charles-Nativity Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation
may do so to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch; Cumberland
Regional Health Care Centre, Victorian Order of Nurses or a charity of your