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Lewis; Cora Belle

Posted By Obits On December 5, 2015 @ 2:39 pm In Obituaries | 22 Comments


With sadness like no other, the family of Cora (Frail) Lewis announce her passing on December 4, 2015 with her daughters Lynn and Angela and youngest son, Danny, surrounding her with love as she drew her last breath.
Cora was the loving daughter of the late Malcolm and Dora Frail. Born in Westfield, Queens County on July 18, 1940, Cora was the oldest of three girls. Her sister Peggy passed away on December 9, 2014, leaving a hole in her heart nothing could fill. Ilene was Cora’s youngest sister and spent the afternoon with her on her last day on earth. In between Peggy and Ilene was Cora’s brother Melbourne; he did not see his first birthday, but Cora had memories of helping to feed and care for him.
Cora was married to Lorraine Lewis and they lived in Pleasant River, Queens County. Lorraine and Cora had four children: the eldest, Lynn, of Westfield, was married to Dana E. Murray who passed away on October 16, 2015. Cora loved Dana and called him daily, sometimes several times a day, to chat. Lynn and Dana had two children. Tracy of Wolfville, NS married to Bobby Ellis and Scott of Alberta. The second of Cora’s children is Grant. He, and his wife, Pam, live in Port Williams, NS and have a beautiful daughter Ellen who is studying in New Brunswick. Cora’s second daughter, Angela, lives in Chelsea, NS and is married to Mitchell Smith. Their son Dereck lives in Blockhouse, NS. The youngest of Cora’s children is Danny, who lives in Pleasant River, NS and he has five children. The oldest of Danny’s children is Holly, who lives in Halifax, NS along with her partner John. Holly has Cora’s great grandson, handsome little Ashton. Next we have Shelby “Shelb” of Halifax, NS and then Allison who also lives in Halifax with her partner Jamie. The youngest daughter is Jessica of Tantallon, NS who had Cora’s first great granddaughter, beautiful Aleah. The last of Danny’s children and truthfully, the apple of Cora’s eye is Wade. Wade has lived with Cora and Lorraine since he was a toddler and Cora loved him with a love like no other. He is a fine young man.
Cora was a daily fixture in these grandchildren’s lives. She loved these five like her own.
Lorraine kept Cora in her home and cared for her with help from his children and help for a short period from home care until it became impossible to do so. She moved to Roseway Manor in July of this year and all of Cora’s family would like to thank them for their excellent care. Then the family was very fortunate to have Cora move closer to home. In November, she moved to Queens Manor and was cared for by the wonderful staff there. Cora’s daughters, Lynn and Angela, would personally like to thank Marie Barnes for all the support and many hugs. Marie, you are a very special lady! To Dr. Blackadar, thank you for all of your help and support; you are a wonderful, compassionate being. To Renate Bennett, Cora loved you and you have been a great support to the family. Your help to Cora during her journey through and battle with Alzheimer’s disease was spectacular.!
Cremation has taken place with care and compassion by Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool, NS. There will be a celebration of Cora’s life on her birthday, July 18, 2016. Donations may be made in Cora’s name to North Queens Medical Centre.

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Condolence from Cathy Merry on December 5th, 2015 6:49 pm

My sincere sympathy to all the family and to Lynn and Angela whom i can call my friends!!Your mom was always a pleasure to talk to and she gave her all for her grandbabies!!A strong hard working woman who always had a smile!!God Bless you girls you did you mama proud!!!!!RIP Cora!!!! Sending hugs!!!!

Condolence from Cathy Merry on December 5th, 2015 6:51 pm

Ilene so sorry to hear of Coras passing hugs to you!!!

Condolence from Karen Mcleod on December 5th, 2015 7:14 pm

Grant, Pam and all of the family. God’s love and blessings to you. Karen

Condolence from cedric@susan smith on December 5th, 2015 7:24 pm

cora was the nicest person I had ever known we grew up together she wasn’t just a friend she was always there for me when I needed her we spent a lot of time together especially when we both first moved down here and our families where always together she will be missed and we send out deepest sympathy to lorrine .grant.lynn.angie and danny and family you are in our thoughts and prayers xoxo

Condolence from Tracy Murray & Bobby Ellis on December 5th, 2015 8:53 pm

Thinking of my grandmother,

I can close my eyes and still smell bread baking, feel the warmth of your kitchen and hear you hurrying around the room. It is so hard to believe these will remain only memories now never to be repeated. I know in my heart you and dad are catching up on your gossip right now. All my thoughts and prayers are with my family tonight.


Condolence from Elaine Frail on December 5th, 2015 9:49 pm

Luke, Lynn, Angela, Grant, Danny, and families
Please accept my deepest sympathy on the death of your wife, mother and grandmother, Cora. She was a lovely person, always with a smile and a greeting, no matter where I met her. It is very difficult to lose a loved one, but be assured, she is at peace and her suffering is over.

Condolence from Myrna Crouse on December 5th, 2015 10:33 pm

My deepest sympathy to all of Cora’s family. You have lost a great Mom, Grandmother, Wife, Sister and most of all the closest friend you could have asked for. May God bless you all as you mourn her loss. She was a really great lady and a hard working lady as well. My prayers and thoughts are with you all during these difficult days.
Sincerely, Myrna Crouse

Condolence from Michael & Marie Conway on December 5th, 2015 10:37 pm

Cora was such a wonderful lady…so warm and compassionate… we had many conversations and she always made me laugh… sending healing hugs and prayers…. to all the family…

Condolence from Bonnie Labrador & Jerry Mansfield on December 6th, 2015 7:11 am

Lynn, Angie and Families

So sorry to hear of Cora’s passing. Please accept our deepest sympathy. You will be in our thoughts.

Condolence from Doug and Debbie Mailman on December 6th, 2015 9:56 am

So sorry to hear of your loss. She will be missed and it was so great to see what wonderful love you have for your mom. No one can ever take her place, we all only get one. If you need anything let us know.

Condolence from Donna N Gilford Kempton on December 6th, 2015 12:21 pm

I am so sorry to hear the death of Cora 🙁 She was a very special lady, whenever I seen her she would always speak to me, she sure will be missed by Lynn, Angie, Danny and by all her family members, I know what it means to loose your MoM it is very very hard a hole that can never be filled 🙁

Love you Lynn N Angie

Condolence from Lori Craig / Todd on December 6th, 2015 1:36 pm

Our condolences to you and your family Angie. Remember the good times and keep the memories close to your heart.

Condolence from Vicki Frail on December 6th, 2015 4:50 pm

To Cora’s family, I am sending my deepest condolences to all of you at this most difficult time. Cora was a warm and wonderful lady, never too busy to stop and say hello or have a nice chat and giggle, she will be sadly missed. Hugs to you all!

Condolence from Laverne & Neal Mansfield on December 6th, 2015 5:51 pm

We extend our deep and sincere sympathy to Cora’s family ,husband,children grandchildren,great grandchildren and sister Ilene and family.You are all in our thoughts and prayers through this very sad and difficult time.A special hug to Wade through this time.We are here if any one of you need us.God bless you all at this time.

Condolence from terry & sheila on December 7th, 2015 9:17 am

We are sorry to hear of cora’s passing. I personally had many talks with cora at work. She was a wonderful lady and will be sadly missed. God bless you all

Condolence from Sterling Belliveau on December 7th, 2015 11:27 am

I would like to convey a sincere expression of sympathy to the family of Cora Lewis in your time of sorrow. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

With Sincere Condolences,
Sterling Belliveau, MLA

Condolence from Gloria Mansfield Bruton on December 8th, 2015 8:02 am

My deepest sympathy to all of Cora’s family.All our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Condolence from Richard Smith & Sylvia Smith on December 8th, 2015 6:44 pm

Words are inadequate to express the sadness we feel about Cora’s passing. Will always remember her kindness, hospitality and beautiful smile.
Wishing you courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.


Condolence from Bernie Winters on December 9th, 2015 9:29 pm

To the Lewis Family, so sorry to here about Cora .She certainly was a great person to know, even though i
did not get to see her that much.She always greeted you with a smile.With our Deepest Sympathy
Bernie Winters and Family

Condolence from Brian and Cheryl Uhlman on December 10th, 2015 7:52 am

Dear Family,
It was a pleasure to have known Cora. She had an enthusiasm and kindness like few others. Whether meeting her in her home or out and about in Caledonia she always had a moment to chat. I loved her spunk and beautiful eyes. Please know that our hearts go out to you all. We will miss her too.

Condolence from alan freeman on December 13th, 2015 6:50 am

My deepest sympathy to all of Cora’s family.

Alan Freeman

Condolence from Shirley, Eleanor, & Mildred on December 13th, 2015 11:43 am

Lorraine & family, our deepest sympathy go out to you during this sad time.Cora was a wonderful and caring person. She always stopped and had a chat whenever we would see her with her big smile and a hug. Cora was very dear to our parents and great friends. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

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