FORBES – Myrtle Blanche, 93, of Milton, Queens County, passed away Friday, July 30th, 2010 in Passamaquoddy Lodge, St. Andrews, NB.
Born in Vogler’s Cove, she was a daughter of the late Murray and Freda (Vogler) Nowe.
Myrtle’s great joy was going to her cottage on Cameron Lake. Until her early seventies, she was an avid canoer and enjoyed many canoe trips with her late husband John Archibald Forbes. Myrtle also enjoyed picnicking and walks on Summerville Beach. She loved to play cards, read, knit and crochet. Myrtle was a long standing member of the Arbutus Chapter, # 30, Order of the Eastern Star, Milton.
Myrtle is survived by her daughters: Paula Cooper-Bertke of St. Andrews, NB; Yvonne Ellis of Halifax, NS. and Cheryl Forbes of Ireland. Grandchildren: Debra Kerwin of Ottawa, ON.; Andrew Cooper, St. Andrews, NB.; Jennifer Ellis, Digby, NS.; Amy McAllister, Halifax, NS. Great grandchildren: Jillian and Jennifer Kerwin; Emilia and Paulina Cooper.
Predeceased besides her parents and husband are her sister Pauline Conrad and her brother Owen.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in Milton Baptist Church. Reverend Corey Pickens officiating. Burial will be in Milton Community Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.comPrint Obituary & Condolences