Obit: REA, Jessie P

Jessie P. Rae 1918-2011
*Jessie P. Rea*, age 92, of River Hebert, NS, passed away peacefully at
Gables Lodge, Amherst, on Thursday, January 13, 2011. Born in River
Hebert, NS, she was a daughter of the late David H and Georgina M.
(MacKenzie) Rea. She was a graduate of the Saint Charles Commercial
School. She was a member and treasurer of the River Hebert United
Baptist Church, a member of the Women's Missionary Society and a
Dominion Life member of the UBWMU, she was a former employee of Robb
Engineering for over 30 years, retiring in 1983. In her younger years
she enjoyed playing soft ball being a member of the River Hebert
Shamrocks, after coming to Amherst she was a member of the Amherst
Ladies Bowling League. She is survived by sister Dorothy Rea,
Vancouver; sister in law Amy Rea of Moncton. She was predeceased by her
brother John and sister Margaret Hicks. Arrangements have been entrusted
to the Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS
(902-667-8777) where visiting hours will be held on Monday, January 17,
2011 from 7 to 9 pm. The funeral service will be held from the River
Hebert United Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 2 pm, Rev.
Phillip Scott officiating. Burial will take place in the River Hebert
Cemetery in the spring. Those wishing to make a donation in Jessie's
memory may do to so the River Hebert United Baptist Church, the Heart
and Stroke Foundation, or the charity of your choice.
[Thursday, 13-January-2011 Furlong-Jones Funeral Home, Amherst NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2011-01-13]
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