Obit: MacLEOD, Sheila Elizabeth [née SMITH]

Sheila MacLeod (October 15, 1950 - December 26, 2010)
Sheila Elizabeth MacLeod, 60, of Amherst and Western Head died suddenly
on December 26 after a brief illness. Born in Halifax, N.S. in 1950, she
lived for most of her life in Amherst, N.S. She was educated in Amherst
schools and at Acadia University where she received her BA in 1971. She
also studied Library Science at Dalhousie University. She married Wayne
MacLeod of Wolfville in 1971. They resided there for two years and then
moved to Amherst where she spent the rest of her life, and where her
daughter Alexa was born in 1989. Sheila retired from the Cumberland
Regional Library in 2008 after thirty-five years of service and was then
able to spend more time with her family at her beloved Western Head.
Sheila was an avid gardener and reader. She will be sadly missed by her
mother Margaret Smith, her husband Wayne, daughter Alexa, sister Linda,
brother Michael, niece, Sheila, nephews, Patrick, and David, great
niece, Megan, and a number of cousins. She was predeceased by her
father, Douglas U. Smith. Donations may be made to the Cumberland
Regional Library P.O. BOX 220, Amherst, N.S., B4H 3Z2 or the Cumberland
Health Care Foundation 19428 Hwy 2, RR 6, Amherst, N.S., B4H 1N6 or the
Cumberland Museum Society 150 Church St., Amherst, N.S., B4H 3C4 or a
charity of your choice. There will be a reception at her home, 40 Rupert
Street, Amherst on Saturday, May 7, 2011 from 2-4PM. A gathering at her
Farm in Western Head is planned for Saturday afternoon, May 14, 2011.
Arrangements are under the care of Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst
(667-9906) On line guest book can be signed via: www.campbellsamherst.ca
[Thursday, 30-December-2010 Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2010-12-30]
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