Atkinson – Jane 89, of Port Mouton, Queens County, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool.
Born in Greenock, Scotland, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Sara (Donnely) Clark.
Jane immigrated to Canada in 1943 as a war bride. She was an active member of Port Mouton United Baptist Church, singing in the choir and treasurer of the Sunday School.
She is survived by her husband Donald, her daughter Jane of Dartmouth; her son Donald (Mary) of Port Mouton and her grand daughter Tiffany.
She was predeceased by her sister Sara Starkey; brothers Thomas, Joseph and Andrew.
Visitation will be Saturday, August 21st, 2010 from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m. and funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. both in Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool. Reverend Judy Cross officiating. Burial will be in Peaceful Hill Cemetery, Port Mouton. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to any charity. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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my deepest sympathy to the family ,,she will be a big miss…
she was such a good friend to me for over 60 years …
rest in peace Jean ……….
Murray & Myrna Wigglesworth
Jane – Very sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing, Our sincerest condolences are with you during these difficult times.
Pamela Foley (Home Hardware)
My deepest sympathies to Donald & Mary—you were just in the store Tuesday talking about your parents. My prayers are with you.
Don, Janie and Don – so very sorry to hear the news of Jean. She was such a wonderful person and I enjoyed a visit with her not so long ago with my Mom. Hold tight to the happy memories to help you though this difficult time.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Mom called to tell me of your sad news which we were all sorry to hear. “Jean” was a special lady indeed. There really are no more words that can be said. The best to you all at this sad time. Sincerely , Tish
Brenda and Ira Huskins
We were very blessed to have know Jean, as we knew her, she and Mom were such good friends, war brides together coming to a strange country many years ago. I would go with Mom to visit you and Jean, and always enjoyed our visits. Don our sympathy goes out to you in your huge loss. God Bless you.
Sincerely Ira and Brenda
Shirley & Paul Shot
We were saddened to hear of the loss of your dear mother and wife. She will always be remembered for her beautiful smile and friendly and carring ways.
Sharon & Ronald Verge
We are very saddened to hear about your loss, Jean was a very active part of my life growing up in Cen Port mouton. She was such a beautiful Lady.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this sad time.
Rev. Perley N. Tidd
We would like to express our sympathy to the family. Mrs. Tidd
(Marlene) and I often visited with Jane (Jean) and Donald at their home and she often enjoyed singing with Marlene as they sat together on the sofa. We would have a circle of prayer before we left. Jean was a very gracious and lovely lady. We will miss her
and pray the blessing of The Lord Jesus Christ on Donald and the members of the family.
Pastor Perley and Marlene
I’m so very sorry to hear of the passing of your dear Mom.She was a wonderful and constant companion to your father.
I am glad that Mom was able to see her and your Dad this summer, however briefly.
I’m sorry that I am unable to attend the funeral but my thoughts will be with you.
May her memory be a blessing for you.
Duncan and Irene also send their condolences.
Sorry to hear of your loss. Jean was a wonderful lady in every sense of the word. She was a constant figure in every sunday school session, church supper, church service, holiday concert, sunday school picnic, etc. that I took part in. She was dedicated and kind. I am sure many people have memories of her beautiful voice, she is singing with the angels now.
Jennifer Dexter & John Cavalluzzi
When we visited Jean on Thursday she still had a bit of her “spunk” that we loved so much. She was always cheerful and given to laughter, and we had a few laughs then too. We will miss her smiling face and laughter. I’m so glad we were able to have that last visit together. Our love and deep sympathy to you Donald. Jane and Don & Mary, your mom was a real inspiration.
We are so sorry for your loss.
Jennifer (Dexter) & John Cavalluzzi
So sorry to hear of Jeans passing. I will always remember her from the years I worked at Donna Maries she was a very special lady hold onto the memories you have an may God shine his love on you all at this time.
Ron & Barb Campbell
To Don & Family,
We are sorry to hear of Jeans passing.
She was a wonderful lady.
Ron & Barb Campbell
Norma & Bob Swim & family
To Don and Family,
So sorry to hear of your loss. Jean was a wonderful lady and her smile lit up the lives of all around her. She will be missed.
Love and thoughts.
John & Edith Clark
Uncle Don, Donnie, Janie & Tiffany,
So sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Jean. She was a lovely lady and we have many happy memories of her visits to Scotland with Aunt Sadie. We also have fond memories of our recent visits to Nova Scotia when we were able to meet up with all of you. Aunt Jean always had a lovely smile and a genuine warmth about her. We’ll miss her.
Love John & Edith
Jane, Tiffany and family,
My deepest condolences on the sudden passing of your mother and grandmother.
Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.
Hold on to the memories.
Love to all,
Francis and Judith Atkinson
We were sorry to hear of Jane’s passing, may God give you comfort at this time.
Valerie and Donald Inness
Dear Atkinson Family:
So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother, our deepest sympathy.
Valerie and Donald
Bella Oickle and Bernie Roy
So, sorry to hear of the passing of Jean.
May your special memories be comfort to you at this time.
May God comfort you and your family in your time of sorrow.
Our deepest sympathy goes out to you all and we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
Uncle Don, Janey, Donny and Mary,
My deepest sympathy for for the loss of Aunt Jean. I am so glad we got to see you both last month. I’m so sorry that I couldn’t get to the funeral. Mom and I will try to get down again soon.