Obit: FISHER, Hazel Iva

Hazel Iva Fisher age 88 of Amherst passed away Saturday morning, September 8, 2012 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre in Upper Nappan, surrounded by her loving family. Born November 4, 1923 in Chignecto NS, she was a daughter of the late Eldred and Eva (Teed) Lowther. Hazel worked at the Highland View Regional Hospital as an EKG Technician for 17 years. She was also active with the Salvation Army for 35 years, where she served as the pianist. Hazel will be sadly missed but never forgotten by her daughter, Margaret (Robert) Sears, Amherst; sons, Thomas, Amherst and Kenneth (Debra), Warren; step sisters, Marjorie (Glendon) Spicer, New Glasgow NS, and Joyce (Henderson) Allen, Halifax NS; seven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family. Hazel was predeceased by her husband, Earl; son, Michael; daughter in law, Jean Fisher; grandson, Matthew Earl Fisher;
brothers, Lauren, Robert, and Trueman; step brother, Kenneth Lowther; step sisters, Eleanor Greer, Beverly Snook and Shirley Watters.
[Monday, 10 September 2012 Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst, NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2012-09-10]

step-brother, Kenneth:

LOWTHER, Kenneth Elmer - 76, Trenton, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, December 5, 2009 in Aberdeen Hospital, Palliative Care Unit, New Glasgow. Born March 11, 1933 in Maccan, he was a son of the late Eldred Flemming Lowther and Margaret (Brown) (Lowther) Winterburn. Ken attended school in Maccan and River Hebert. He had been employed with MMRA and Canada Electric in Maccan before transferring to Nova Scotia Power, Generating Station, Trenton in 1967. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 34, New Glasgow. After retirement in 1990, he enjoyed his summers on the golf course, beginning at the Pictou Golf Course and in later years at Linacy Greens. He was proud of his greatest golf achievement, a hole-in-one, in 2007. In the winters, he enjoyed curling at the Westville Curling Club where he had been member for many years. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Laverna (Hunsley); daughters, Lori (Jim) Cruickshank,
Bedford; Shelley (Clifford) Tye, Tammy (Robert) MacPhee, Trenton; he was a proud grampy to Jocelyn Tye (Kevin Caldwell), Stefanie Tye (Brett Wheaton), Halifax; Steven MacPhee, Trenton; Elizabeth and Michael Cruickshank, Bedford; and great-grampy to Charlotte Caldwell and Blake Wheaton; also by sisters, Hazel Fisher, Amherst; Marjorie (Glen) Spicer, New Glasgow; Joyce (Henderson) Allen, Beverley (Lew) Snooks, Halifax; brother-in-law, Morley Greer, River Hebert; sisters-in-law, Leona Lowther, Springhill, Kathleen Lowther, Barrie, Ont.; many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Lauren, Robert, Trueman; sisters, Eleanor Greer, Shirley Watters; step-father, Howard Winterburn. There will be no visitation at Ken's request. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home Chapel, New Glasgow with Rev. Debra Orton officiating. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery.
Family flowers only. Donations may be made in Ken's memory to Victorian Order of Nurses, Pictou County or the Aberdeen Palliative Care Society. 
[Monday, 07-December-2009 The Chronicle-Herald, Halifax NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2009-12-07]

step-sister, Shirley:

WATTERS (Lowther), Shirley Mae - Pender Island, B.C., formerly of Maccan, Cumberland Co., passed away peacefully July 2, 2004, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born and raised in Maccan, she was the youngest daughter of the late Eldred and Margaret Lowther. She leaves to mourn her husband, James; daughter, Keri; son, Kevin; granddaughter, Allison; grandson, Christopher; brother, Kenneth (Laverna), Trenton, Pictou Co.; sisters, Marjorie (Glen) Spicer, New Minas; Eleanor (Morley) Greer, River Hebert; Joyce (Henderson) Allen, Halifax; Beverley (Lewis) Snooks, Halifax; half-sister, Hazel Fisher, Amherst. She was predeceased by half-brothers, Lauren, Robert and Trueman. Shirley was much loved and respected as a nurse with Home Care on Pender Island, where she will be laid to rest. A truly gentle, loving lady - she will be greatly missed.
[Saturday, July 3, 2004 Back The Halifax Herald Limited]
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step-sister Beverly

SNOOKS, (Lowther) Beverly Ann - 72, of Halifax, passed away June 20, 2010 in the Palliative Care Unit, QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Maccan, Cumberland Co, she was the daughter of the late Eldred and Margaret (Brown) Lowther. Beverly worked at the Bank of Nova Scotia for 35 years, was an avid bowler with a senior league, spent hours working on crossword puzzles and sudoku and loved to knit.  She was a member of Fairview United Church and a volunteer at Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Wing, QEII.  Beverly enjoyed residing in the Berkley in Bedford. Beverly is survived by her husband, Lewis Snooks; sisters, Marjorie (Glen) Spicer, Joyce (Henderson) Allen, Hazel Fisher; brother-in-law Morley Greer; sisters-in-law, Leona Lowther and Lauerna Lowther; stepsons, Ernie (Geraldine) Snooks, Stan Snooks and many nieces and nephews. Beverly is predeceased by her parents; brothers, Lauren, Robert, Trueman and Kenneth; sisters, Eleanor Greer and Shirley
Watters.  Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 26 at 1 pm until time of service at 2 pm in J A Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Dr, Halifax, Rev Heather Fraser officiating.  Cremation has taken place.  Burial will   take place at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Palliative Care Unit, QEII Health Foundation. To send an on-line condolence to the family please visit:
[Thursday, 24-June-2010 The Chronicle-Herald, Halifax NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2010-06-24]

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