MEDICRAFT – Marcella A., 87, of Liverpool, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Sunday, November 15, 2015 in Harbourview Haven, Lunenburg, NS.
Born in Liverpool, she was a daughter of the late Whitten and Mary “Dolly” (Hamilton) Whynot.
Marcella was a former sales clerk for Stedman’s Store in Liverpool. She was a member of Zion United Church, the UCW and taught Sunday School and Mission band. She was a former Girl Guide Leader and Captain. She was a talented seamstress, knitter and quilter. Marcella loved to dance and enjoyed tap dancing, step dancing and taught round dancing. She was a self taught piano player and she enjoyed singing. She also made the sails for the wooden ships carved by her late husband John. Marcella will be fondly remembered as a loving wife, a wonderful mother and friend who loved to make others happy and help wherever and whenever she could.
She is survived by her daughter Rebecca of Dartmouth; her son Richard (Gloria) of Milton; her sister Sylvia of Shelburne County.
She was predeceased by her husband John; her sister Alice Langley; her half sister Jean; her half brother Bruce Hamilton.
Visitation will be Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 7 until 9 p.m. and funeral service will be Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. both in Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool. Lay Minister Peter Anthony officiating. Reception to follow service. Burial will be in Zion United Cemetery, Payzant Street, Liverpool. Family flowers only, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com. The family wish to thank residents and staff of Harbourview Haven especially Beulah, Marcella’s roommate, for their dedication and care.
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Faye Barkhouse/Jack Langley
Medicraft family, so sorry for your loss of Marcella. Cherish the good memories and take comfort knowing that others are thinking of you at this difficult time.
Shirley and Paul Shot
Rebecca, Richard and Gloria. It was a sad day when you had to say goodbye to your wonderful mother. She was such a lady in every way. Her love for her children and her un-devoted love for dad was written all over her face. For me I will always remember her for her kindness and beautiful smile. She is at peace and I know they are together again. God Bless.
Delores and David Dagley
Rebecca, Richard and Gloria – we are so sorry to hear of your loss.
sandra lowe (malone)
Rebecca and family,
so sorry to read of your mom’s passing..she taught me in girl guides and never saw me that she didn’t stop and talk.
I hope the comments you read here will comfort you as you go threw this very difficult time.take care.
Clyde and David Whynot
we are very sorry to hear of Marcella ,s passing we remember when John and Marcella lived on Meadow Pond Lane for many years and she was a lovely kind Lady we ever knew keep her in our hearts R I P Marcella she is now reunited with her husband John in Heaven
Brenda and Ira Huskins
Marcella was a sweet lady and we enjoyed our square dancing with her and John.
Sympathy to all.
Allen & Carolene Robertson
Dear Rebecca and Richard and family — Our condolences on the loss of your mother Marcella. I fondly remember the visits to your family home over the years whenever Dad and Mom called on Aunt Mary your grandmother and your parents Johnny and Marcella on Meadow Lane. My wife Carolene and I offer our sincerest condolences and prayers in you loss. Cousin Allen
Richard and Gloria,
My condolences to you and your family and my prayers are with you.
Thoughts and prayers with you at this time. Take care and know I’m thinking of you.
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Although I never had a chance to meet her in person, I got to know about her through all the memories, stories and photos you shared with me. She was a wonderful mother and raised a wonderful daughter. May you find peace during this difficult time by reflecting on the good times you shared with each other.
Heather and Shauna
Our hearts go out to you Rebecca and Richard during this hard time it was only a year ago when you lost your Dad, but rest assure that your Mom and Dad have reunited and have earned their wings they were and are both Angels that will soar high and at peace.
Geraldine and Harry Cunningham.
So sorry to hear about Marcella ,
Alway’s a lovely lady so kind and friendly . Knew her and Johnny since we were small
coming to my Grandmothers on Meadow Pond Lane . Our thoughts and prayers
are with the family.
Rebecca… So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you at this difficult time. Evie
john, Rebecca and family. so sorry on hearing of your mothers passing. my thoughts and prayers are with you at this saddened time. john bain
Kimberley and Dale Foley
I was sorry to hear of Aunt Marcella’s passing.I have nothing but fond memories of her and Uncle Johnny and the time we spent at her home when we were at Nanny’s and when Mom worked on the oil business books.Aunt Marcella was a very kind person who always chose to see the good side of people and situations whether they deserved it or not.She was a true optimist.Take comfort in your memories of her and know that she made an impact on other people.The loss of your parents is a pain that can never be fully healed but in time it will be replaced with beautiful memories of the times we spent together.
Love Kim,Dale,Ian and Ben
Susie and Victor Amirault
Thinking of you all at this time.
I have many fond memories of both Johnny and Marcella.
Was always such a pleasure to visit them .
They will always be in my heart
Sending sincere sympathy to all the family on Marcella’s passing. May your memories help keep you strong and give you comfort in the coming days.
Jean Smith - Maritime Conference UCW
On behalf of the United Church Women, Maritime Conference, I would like to offer our sincere condolences to Marcella’s family on your loss of a very lovely lady.
Her contributions to our UCW were greatly valued and I am sure she will be missed by all who remember her.
Our thoughts and prayers for you now at this sad and difficult time,
In Christian Love,
Jean Smith – Maritime Conference UCW Corresponding Secretary
Murray & Myrna Wigglesworth
Richard, Rebecca and Families -Our sincerest condolences to all the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during these difficult times.
Richard, Gloria and Rebecca and family. I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. A sweeter person never lived. I have known Your Mom and Dad many, many years through girl guides, days of bicycles, and square dancing. She lived a full and wonderful life always caring for her family and everyone she met. Always a kind word and smile for all. Cherish your wonderful memories, knowing your Mom and Dad are together again and you will see them again one day. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Don and Vi Mackenzie
Our sympathy to John, Gloria and other family at this time of loss.
Cherish the memories of your loved one.
Ron & Barb Campbell
Please accept our condolences on Marcella’s passing. She was a wonderful lady. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Paul & Carol Conrad
Our sincere sympathy to Marcella’s off-spring at this time of grieving. She was a wonderful, fun loving lady. We enjoyed many Square Dance nights in John’s garage, she being there as the “banker teller” collecting the money.
May you find comfort from knowing she is now at rest.
Richard and Rebecca: I am so very sorry you have lost your Mom. Marcella was my guide leader. Being involved in guiding was one of my most memorable and good experiences. She certainly was a positive influence for me. Also I remember her dancing with your Dad in the Jolly Rogers Square Dance Group. I videotaped them many times during my years at Able Cable. They were a favourite performer during the Annual Christmas Fund Telethon. Many good memories. My sincere condolences.
Anna-Stell and Jordan Vaughn
Thinking of you at this sad and difficult time. Our ‘sincere’ sympathy.
My dear Richard and Gloria, sorry about your mom. May we all have as many years as she had. Always loved meeting her ,always a smiling happy face. Take care , Hugs, Lin
Dear Richard, Gloria and families:
I was sorry to hear about your mother, however, she is now with John and I am sure they are as happy as always. She was such a fun loving person and always had a smile for everyone. I know she will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Remember the good times, it really does help. Please accept my sincere condolences at this difficult time.
Richard, so sorry to hear of the loss of your MOM. Treasure the memories. My thoughts & prayers are with you & the family. Take Care & GOD Bless!
Doug and Sylvia Zwicker
Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
All my love, Carol
The Hamilton Family, Yarmouth
We are saddened by the passing of our dear cousin, Marcella.
Please accept our sincerest sympathies and be assured that
you will be remembered in our thoughts and prayers.
To the family of Marcella Medicraft,
Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
May the peace that comes from the memories of love shared, comfort you now and in the days ahead.
Sterling Belliveau, MLA
Becky, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My sincerest condolences to you and your family.
Marjorie Speed Powell
To Marcella’s family,
I mainly knew Marcella from church but having recently become a square dancer heard many stories about how active she was in dancing. I always found her a lovely person, easy to talk to. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
David W, Robertson
Dear Richard & Gloria and Rebecca Dad and I wish to pass along our most sincere condolences on the loss of your dear mother . I realize how difficult a time this is for you having lost my mom this past April .I have many fond memories of past visits to your parents house to see Aunt Mary and John and Marcella and enjoyed our times spent together .Remember the good times . Our thoughts and prayers are with you . From cousins David W. Robertson and Arnold B. Robertson.
Helena & Joseph Burke
Please accept our sincere sympathy on the death of your mother. May you always have fond memories of her.
Former square dancers who enjoyed your mom and dad very much.
Helena & Joe Burke
Dan & Jeanette Burke
Our sincere sympathy to the family , we got to know your wonderful parents because of square dancing.
We had so much fun in the garage.
Rebecca and family,
I am so very sorry for your loss.
Warren and Penny Fisher
Dear Rebecca and Richard and Family:
Sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. She was such a sweet soul and we liked her very much as well as your dad! We miss visiting them. Over the last several years now we have gone to Hunts Point every summer and always went and visited your mother and father.. We always had a good time! You have our sympathy and know that you will miss both of them greatly! Thinking of you both and family members at this time of sorrow. Warren and Penny Fisher
On behalf of the square dancers, callers and cuers in the Square and Round Dance Federation of Nova Scotia, we send our condolences to the family and friends of Marcella with fond memories and appreciation for her many years of joyful participation in the square and round dancing community.
Dottie and Gary Welch