Obit: ADAMS, Audrey Maxine [LEOPOLD]

ADAMS, Audrey Maxine - 79, Aldershot, Kings Co., passed away Sunday, December 7, 2008, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in New Ross, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Ida (Redden) Leopold. She had been employed with Hostess Foods (Frito-Lay) for over 29 years. She loved life and especially enjoyed her daily walks with neighbours and friends. On November 24, 2008, she was baptized and proud to become a member of Bethany Memorial Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Garnet; daughter, Cindy Lou (Lloyd) Cogswell, Baxter's Harbour; son, Terry (Pamela), Yarmouth; sisters, Ida (Cecil) Swinamer, Western Shore; Geraldine Dempsey, Morden; half-brother, Fred (Carolyn), Parrsboro; grandchildren, Troy (Kim), Trena and Jamie; great-grandchildren, Hayden, Connor and Samuel, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by half-brother, Jimmy. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by family request. The funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 10, in White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Rev. Thelma McLeod officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory may be made to Bethany Memorial Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. On-line inquiries may be directed to
[Tuesday, 09-December-2008 Halifax NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2008-12-09]


Additions and explantions by Dave Winter and the late Jack Wagstaff:

Audrey's step-mother was Marie Smythe from Parrsboro. Half-brother, Jimmy is James Archibald "Jimmy" Leopold (9 Sep 1947 - 23 Feb 1968). Half-brother, Fred is Frederick Robert Leopold (21 Jun 1953 - ).
Audrey's father:

Robert A. Leopold, 72, of Parrsboro, died Friday, May 1, 1981, at home. Born in New Ross, he was a son of the late Frederick and Henrietta (Hirtle)Leopold. He was a retired trapper. Surviving are his wife, the former Marie Smythe, two sons, Frederick and Maurice both of Parrsboro; three daughters, Geraldine (Mrs. Lorenzo Dempsey), Morden, Kings County; Audrey (Mrs. GarnetAdams), Aldershot, Kings County and Ida (Mrs. Cecil Swinemar), Western Shore; three sisters, Nina (Mrs. Oscar Fancy), Hantsport; Ida (Mrs. Dewayne
Redden), New Ross, and Mrs. Vera Franks, Newport Station; two brothers, Murray, New Ross, and Manning, Guysborough; 26 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Ida Redden and a son, Jimmy. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Trinity United Church, Parrsboro. Rev. Parker Matheson officiating with burial in the church cemetery.
[Source: [Jack Wagstaff] Date and Newspaper publication unknown]
Audrey's half-brother:

Chronicle Herald, Saturday, February 24, 1968; Reel #5960, PANS, Halifax, NS
James Archibald Leopold, 20, Parrsboro, died yesterday. Born in Parrsboro, he was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Leopold. Surviving besides his parents, are three sisters, Ida (Mrs. Maurice McDow), Toronto; Geraldine (Mrs. Ranney Dempsey), Morden, Kings County; Audrey (Mrs. Ted Adams), Kentville; two brothers, Fred, Halifax; and Maurice, Parrsboro. The body is at Smiths Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the United Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Amherst Daily News, Saturday, February 24, 1968, pg. #1; Reel #2732, PANS, Halifax, NS
Truro (CP) - James Archibald Leopold, 20, of Parrsboro, N.S. was killed in a car - truck collision on highway 4 about 5 miles from here Thursday night. In hospital here in satisfactory condition is Linda Phillips, 16, an occupant of the Leopold car. The truck driver was not injured.
Amherst Daily News, Monday, February 26, 1968, pg. #5; Reel #2732, PANS, Halifax, NS
(carried the same obituary as the Chronicle Herald did on Saturday.)
[Source: Dave Winter, 9 Dec 2008]

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