Shediac, Mabel Freda, 84, of Beach Meadows, Queens County, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 20th, 2016, in Harbourview Haven, Lunenburg,
Born in Beach Meadows, she was a daughter of the late Lester and Gladys (Hurshman)(Manthorne) Burns.
Mabel was very active in her community volunteering whenever and wherever her help was needed. She was a member of Emmanuel United Church and a member of the choir for many years. Mabel was also a member of the United Church Women, Seaside Seniors, Queens Manor Auxiliary, Hilltop Seniors and Seaside Quilters, holding many offices in the organizations. For a while, Mabel worked as a Personal Care Worker at Queens Manor as well as a nurse’s aide at Queens General Hospital. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading, making quilt tops and quilting, doll collecting, doing puzzles and her favorite; dancing.
She is survived by daughter, Peggy (Gary) Whynot, of Sandy Cove; son, George, of Beach Meadows, son-in-law, Herbert Wamboldt, of Beach Meadows; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 5 great great-grandchildren. Brothers Clair Burns of Beach Meadows and Fred (Diane) Hurshman of Liverpool.
She was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, George Sr.; daughter, Paulette Wamboldt; daughter-in-law, Sadie Shediac; great-great-granddaughter, Lyric Sadie Wamboldt; sisters Elaine Burns, Lalia in infancy; twin brothers, Richard and George in infancy.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 25th, 2016, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., in Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A Celebration of Mabel’s Life will be held on Friday, February 26th, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., from Emmanuel United Church, Beach Meadows. Lay Minister Peter Anthony officiating. Burial will be in Beach Meadows Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Emmanuel United Church, Beach Meadows. To share memories or condolences, please visit www.chandlersfuneral.comPrint Obituary & Condolences