Obit: LAMB, Margaret Hazel [nee UPHAM]
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- Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:37:02 -0000
Obituary for Margaret Lamb
Margaret Hazel Lamb, 96, of Lunenburg, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017.
Born in Truro, N.S., on February 6, 1921, Margaret moved to Lunenburg with
the family at the age of eleven when her father, George Upham, was
transferred to Lunenburg from Truro by the Canadian National Railway.
Prior to her marriage to Everett Lamb in 1946, Margaret worked at Stedman¹s
store and Eaton¹s order office. She was a homemaker and after her children
were grown up she was employed as a seamstress for two local ladies wear
Margaret did beautiful handwork including knitting, crocheting, smocking and
quilting. Her greatest source of pride was creating one of her projects for
her grandchildren, all of whom she loved dearly. She also enjoyed gardening,
going to church suppers and teas and her Thursday night knitting club.
Margaret was predeceased by her husband Everett, parents, Hazel (O¹Brien)
and George Upham, brother, Aubrey Upham and sister-in-law, Pauline Upham.
She is survived by her daughter, Nancy (Bruce) Conrad of Hebbville; son,
Peter (Marie) Lamb of Northwest; grandchildren, Heidi Conrad and Roger
Conrad and Adam (Melissa²Mel²Lamb, James (Melissa) Lamb and
great-grandchildren, Sophie, Roman, Naomi and Theresa Lamb.
Cremation has taken place. A Service of Celebration will be held Saturday at
2:00 p.m. at the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, Hwy. # 3, Lunenburg,
Rev. Grace Caines-Corkum officiating. Interment to follow in Hillcrest
Memorial donations may be made to the Dr. Arthur Patterson Unit of
Fishermen¹s Memorial Hospital, the Lunenburg Academy Foundation or a charity
of your choice.
[Collected by DAW, 29 Mar 2017]
Her husband, James Everett Lamb was born in Parrsboro. DAW