Obit: LAMY, Lilla Pauline "Polly" [née HILL]

Lilla (Polly) Pauline Lamy (May 29, 1914 - October 1, 2011)
It is with great sadness that the family of Lilla Pauline (Polly) Lamy
announces her death on October 1st 2011 in her 97th year. Polly was
born in Amherst; she was the daughter of the late George and Georgie
(MacNeil) Hill. She was predeceased by her husband A.R. (Rob) Lamy and
her daughter Sandra Joyce Latta. Polly received a BA from Mount Allison
University in 1936 and continued as a life long learner auditing courses
from Mount Allison during most of her senior years. Throughout her life
she was a member of numerous service organizations notably the IODE and
the Hospital Auxiliary. An avid lover of the outdoors Polly loved to
garden, bird watch and especially play golf. Along with her husband Rob,
Polly spent over 50 years playing golf at the Amherst golf course.
Together they were instrumental in the expansion of the golf course from
9 to 18 holes. She possessed a passion for music, and enjoyed playing
the piano for most of her life. Polly felt it was important to take time
to admire her surroundings, often reminding others to take the time to
appreciate. Many will remember Polly for her kind and gentle spirit,
and her true appreciation of life. Her loss will be felt by her
daughters Barbara Jean VanSnick, Tidnish; and Eleanor Ann (Bob)
Nahrgang, Charlottetown; 8 grandchildren Rick (Jennifer) VanSnick, Ryan
VanSnick, Chris (Heather) Latta, Robin (Gillian) Latta, Aaron (Beverly)
Latta, Al (Barb) Nahrgang, Pollyann Nahrgang; Mary Jane (Andrew)
MacKinnon; and her several great grandchildren. She will be dearly
missed by her 3 nephews in California Paul (Jan); Vernon (Diane) and
Eric Munson. Visitation will be held on Monday from 2-4 p.m. in
Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst, (6679906), Funeral
service will be held on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 2 p.m. in Christ
Church, Amherst with The Rev. Charlotte Ross officiating. Interment will
take place in the Amherst Cemetery. Memorial donations in Polly's memory
may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia or the Cumberland
Regional Health Care Centre Foundation. Online condolences may be sent
to the family via: www.campbellsamherst.ca
[Sunday, 02-October-2011 Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst, NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2011-10-02]
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Sandy Joyce Latta July 15, 1942 - June 27, 2010
Sandra (Sandy) Joyce Latta age 67, of Amherst passed away Sunday, June
27, 2010 at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Upper Nappan
following a short illness. Born in Amherst, she was a daughter of Polly
(Hill) Lamy of Amherst and the late Rob Lamy. In her younger years,
Sandy worked for Douglas Rogers Insurance in Amherst and later enjoyed
working as a realtor in the local area. Sandy will most be remembered
for her great humour and laughter. Besides her mother, she is survived
by sons Christopher (Heather) of Kingston, ON and Aaron (Bev) of
Edmonton, AB and daughter Robin of Amherst, sisters Barbara VanSnick of
Tidnish and Eleanor Ann (Bob) Nahrgang of Charlottetown, PEI, as well
as seven grandchildren, two nieces, three nephews and special friends
Carol and Brian Fraser of Amherst. Besides her father, Sandy was
predeceased by her husband David and infant son. There will be no
visitation. Funeral service will be held on Friday, July 2, 2010 at 11
a.m. from Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst with The Rev.
Charlotte Ross officiating. A time of sharing and refreshments will
follow at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Robie St., Amherst. A private
interment will take place in the Hillside Cemetery, River Hebert.
Memorial donations in Sandy's memory may be made to the L.A. Animal
Shelter or charity of your choice. On line condolences may be sent via
www.campbells-amherst.ca
[Tuesday, 29-June-2010 Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2010-06-29]
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