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ANITA ELIZABETH RICHARD

Funeral service for the late Anita Elizabeth Richard, 76, Canso, Guysborough County, was held September 2 in Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Canso, with Father Jonathan Nnajiofor and Father Dan MacDonald officiating. Burial was in the parish

Funeral service for the late Anita Elizabeth Richard, 76, Canso, Guysborough County, was held September 2 in Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Canso, with Father Jonathan Nnajiofor and Father Dan MacDonald officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.

Mrs. Richard died August 25, 2019, in Guysborough Memorial Hospital.

Born in Little Dover, Guysborough Co., she was a daughter of the late Harry and Lucy (Keefe) Horne. She was a member of Star of the Sea Parish, Canso, where she was also a choir member. She was a retired nursing assistant, having worked at Eastern Memorial Hospital. She was passionate about her job and enjoyed the antics she and her fellow co-workers came up with to brighten their patient’s days. She was a member of the Shamrock Club, Canso, a past board member of the Canso Library and Canso Co-op Ltd. She was a town councillor for the former Town of Canso. She volunteered at every available opportunity and enjoyed playing bingo and cards.

She is survived by her husband, Enos; two daughters, Bonnie (Walter) Richard, Angela (David) Rhynold, all of Canso; two sons, Brian (Michele), Lower Sackville; Derek (Krista), Middle Sackville; six grandchildren, Katelyn, Kerry, Kaleigh, Abbey, Hanna, Sophia; four brothers, Cyril (Sandra), New Glasgow; Terry (Margie), Paul (Lorna), all of Canso; Gary, Little Dover; sister-in-law, Mary Ann Horne, Antigonish; brother-in-law, Clair MacDonald, Little Dover; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by sister, Phyllis; two brothers, Kevin, in infancy; Ronald.

Memorial donations imay be made to Eastern Memorial Hospital Palliative Care or Guysborough Memorial Hospital Palliative Care.

Online condolences: www.haverstocks.com



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