Obit: MacVICAR, Karen Marie [née CROSSMAN]

Her grandparents were Harley Lloyd Crossman of Fraserville and Caroline Leona Macumber. - Eric

MacVICAR (Crossman), Karen Marie - October 21, 1962 - January 16, 2010. She was a daughter of Abagail (MacDonald) Lockie and the late Gordon Crossman. She is survived by her husband, Ken MacVicar and son, Brendon Kyle Crossman, a student at Dalhousie of whom she was so proud. Karen is also survived by her mother and stepfather, Abagail and James Lockie, Dartmouth; sisters, Chris Lutley (Rob), Brookside; Rose Whyte (Terry), Unionville, Ont.; Carol Edwards (Wayne), Brookside; brothers, Michael and Andrew (Alice) Crossman and sister-in-law, Cindy Crossman, all of Dartmouth. Karen is also survived by her mother-in-law, Marie MacVicar, Sydney; sisters-in-law, Nancy Drohan and Diane Miller, Sydney, and brothers-in-law, Tommy, Wayne and Lorne MacVicar. She was loved by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends. She was a wonderful person and was incredibly strong and fought that awful disease so hard. Our lives, the world, is a much emptier place without her. Visitation Tuesday, January 19, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with service on Wednesday at 2 p.m., both in Atlantic Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Reception to follow in the funeral home reception centre. Burial at a later date.
[Monday, 18-January-2010 The Chronicle-Herald, Halifax NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2010-01-18]

her father:

Obituaries - CROSSMAN, Gordon Keith - 66, Kentville, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2001. Born in Woodside, Kings Co., he was a son of Caroline Leone (Macumber) Crossman, Hamilton, Ont., formerly of Pereaux, Kings Co. and the late Harley Lloyd Crossman. He is survived by his wife of five years, Minnie (King); sisters, Eda (Ron) Sleger, Edmonton, Alta.; Pauline (Bill) Clark, Hamilton, Ont.; Sadie Ward (Gary Kettleson), Lamont, Alta.; brother, Lloyd Crossman (Kay Pearl), Lake Paul, Kings Co.; daughters, Christine (Robert) Lutley, Brookside, Halifax Co.; Karen Crossman (Ken MacVicar), Dartmouth; Rose (Terry) Whyte, Unionville, Ont.; Carol (Wayne) Edwards, Brookside, Halifax Co.; sons, Michael (Cindy) Crossman, Dartmouth; Andrew (Alice) Crossman, Dartmouth; 11 grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by a grandson at birth. Since his retirement from the Canadian Armed Forces, Gordon has worked as a carpenter and cabinetmaker. He was a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Habitant Branch 73, Canning. Gordon was a dedicated and skilled worker who enjoyed dancing, playing darts and crib. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Thursday, December 13, with Royal Canadian Legion service to be held at 7 p.m., funeral service 2 p.m. Friday, December 14, all in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville, Rev. Karl Uhrstrom and Rev. Dr. M. R. Cherry officiating. Burial in Hillaton Cemetery, Hillaton, Kings Co. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory to Canadian Cancer Society. Gordon will be missed by family and friends.
[The Halifax Herald Limited, Wednesday, December 12, 2001]

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