Obit: TOMPKINS, Simone [née WATERLOT]

Simone Tompkins 1925-2011
With sadness, the family of Simone Tompkins, of Joggins, announce her
peaceful passing at the age of 86, at the Gables Nursing Home, Amherst
on Saturday, October 15, 2011. Born in Joggins, she was a daughter of
the late Gabriel and Helene (Bayart) Waterlot. Simone was a member of
the Joggins United Church, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian
Legion and a former member of the Mayflower Rebekah Lodge. A mother and
grandmother, she enjoyed crocheting, knitting, cooking, talking on the
phone and loved animals. Simone will be sadly missed by her husband of
64 years, Stanley Tompkins, Joggins; daughters, Lisa Tompkins, Red Deer
Alberta and Andrea (Lawrence Brown), Lower Cove, NS; 5 grandchildren,
Colin, Selena, Tyler, Jenna and Tyson and 2 great grandchildren, Brandon
and Kia; a brother Andrew Waterlot, Joggins, NS and a nephew Bobby
Waterlot, Moncton, NB. She was predeceased by a brother Edmond "Eddie"
Waterlot. Simone's remains have been entrusted into the care of the
Furlong Jones Funeral Home, Amherst from where the funeral service will
be held Wednesday October 19, 2011 at 2 pm, Rev. Christine MacLeod
officiating. Burial in the River Hebert Cemetery. Family and friends
are invited to a time of visitation at the funeral home on Tuesday from
2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Donations to the LA Animal Shelter if so desired.
www.furlongjones.ca
[Sunday, 16-October-2011 Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, Amherst, NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2011-10-16]
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