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Dorothy Ellis

June 18,1920 — December 4, 2018  ELLIS, Dorothy (98) was born in Port Maitland, on June 18, 1920, living there her entire life. She married Charles Ellis on December 10, 1938 and they had four children, Arnold (Bernise) Ellis, Nancy (Ches) Keddy,
June 18,1920 — December 4, 2018 ELLIS, Dorothy (98) was born in Port Maitland, on June 18, 1920, living there her entire life. She married Charles Ellis on December 10, 1938 and they had four children, Arnold (Bernise) Ellis, Nancy (Ches) Keddy, Brenda (Steve) Adams, Bob Ellis, nine grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, Laura and Ira Smith, her husband Charlie, three siblings, Edna Churchill, Bernard & Leland Smith, two grandchildren, Linda and Paul. She was a dedicated member of the Port Maitland Wesleyan Church and supported many overseas mission projects. In 1994 she and her husband were privileged to visit Israel with their grandson. She taught a Sunday School teen class for many years, and was actively involved in other ministries of her local church, along with singing with her husband. During World War 11 she was involved in the local Red Cross while Charlie was away in the service. She enjoyed handmaking quilts, knitting, and camping especially at Keji and Cedar Lake. In 2014, she moved from Port Maitland to live at the Meadows Nursing Home, in Yarmouth. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. Visitation took place one hour prior to funeral time on Saturday Dec 8, 2018 from 10-11 am with the funeral starting at 11 am, all from Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel. Dick Bourque and Rev. Barry Vernon officiated. Interment followed in Port Maitland/Beaver River Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Port Maitland Wesleyan Church - contact Barbara Adams, treasurer, 3276 Highway 1, Port Maitland, NS B5A 5T3. On-line condolences may be sent to: sweenysfh@eastlink.ca or you may sign the guestbook on-line at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.net

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