JEFFERSON – Leona M., 98, of Liverpool, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater.
Born in Southwest Port Mouton, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Effie (Roy) Burgess.
Leona enjoyed making clothes, knitting and baking. She was a former member of the Liverpool United Baptist Church Ladies Auxiliary and the Merry Makers Band in the 1970’s and 1980’s. She enjoyed her time at the cottage in Hibernia and playing auction 45’s. For the last three years, Leona was a resident in Meadowbrook Manor, South Brookfield. She loved spending time with her family especially her five grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her sons Raymond Fraser of Liverpool and Bernard (Carol) Fraser of Bridgewater.
She was predeceased by her first husband Raymond Fraser, her second husband George Jefferson, her son Donald Fraser, her grand daughter Tammy Fraser, her sisters Oressa, Kathleen, Addie, Etta and Marion, her brothers Cecil, Owen, Aubrey, Lowell, Francis, Owen, Roger, Seldon and Lockhart.
A graveside service will be held Friday, November 15, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in Liverpool United Baptist Cemetery. Reverend Steven Hopper officiating. No flowers by request, donations may be made to Liverpool United Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Nancy (Cook) Wentzell
Dear Bernie Sorry to hear about your mom but what a long life she enjoyed. Thinking about you at this difficult time. Take care Stu & Nancy
Rose (Veinot) Mooers
Bernard my condolences on the passing of your Mom. Not sure if you remember me or not but we were in the same room in High School in grade 9. I was Rose Marie Veinot. I live in Bridgewater also. Don’t think I would know you know if I ran into you.
Doug & Sylvia Zwicker and Brian & Kim Mansfield
We are sorry to hear of Leonas passing,. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Brenda and Ira Huskins
To Bernie and family, condolences on the passing of your Mom.
Pat (Rafuse) Patterson
Bernard and family – please accept my condolences. I remember living on Parker St. almost across from her and George, and the kindness and cookies she dispensed to my son, who was only 3 at the time. She was a lovely woman, and had a good long life. Thinking of you fondly.
sorry to hear of aunt Leona`s passing she was a trooper, i hope that i live a long and wonderful life that she has had. It is sad to think that her generation is almost gone
Linda (Thompson) Scott
To Ray, Bernard and family, Steve and I are so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was an exceptional lady and will be sadly missed but very lovingly remembered. Heaven now shines a little brighter.
Albert & Joyce (MUIR)Allard
I was so sorry to hear of Aunt Leona death.Our prayer’s are with you all.God Bless.
Love,Al & Joyce (Muir)Allard
Judi & Ken Minard
Dear Bernie & Carol
Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you
Bernard & Raymond & Family,
So sorry to hear that Leona has past away. I was home in september and saw her. Ralph and your mom were great friends of mine, thought the world of the two of them. Our prayers are with the family.
Roger & Valerie Wilcox
ToThe Family, Our thoughts are with you “ALL” at this difficult time. Your mother was a kind and thoughtful lady! I have fond memories of the time when I boarded at her home, she really made me feel part of the family! I’ll never forget her kindness! Please accept our sincere sympathy.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all in your time of sorrow.
I was so sorry to hear of Aunt Leona’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Diane and family
Roy and Jane Payzant
Ray and family,
Please except our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother.
Roy and Jane
To the family of the late Leona Jefferson.
Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. You’ve lost someone who was a special part of your family. May you find comfort in each other and in all the compassion that comes to you at this time.
With deepest sympathy,
Sterling Belliveau, MLA