MERRY – Nina Lee, 91, formerly of Maitland Bridge, Annapolis County, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 in North Queens Nursing Home, Caledonia, NS. where she resided since 2011.
Nina was born August 17, 1925 in Rosette (Westfield), Queens County to the late Leigh and Carrie (Mansfield) Weare.
In 1943, she and her late husband Charles were married. They spent 59 years together until his death in 2002. She was employed at the former Kedje Restaurant in the early 1970’s as a cook and many years with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans tagging salmon. She was a wonderful cook and could make the best “spoon brown bread”. She had several hobbies in the last years which she had time to do after her hardworking days were over. She loved bingo, Find-A-Word puzzles, Frustration, scratch tickets and knitting. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by her children Judy (Chester) Orde of South Milford, Heather (Charlie) Hearn of Westfield, Garnet (Judy) of Maitland Bridge, Annette Baker of Bridgetown, Margaret Merry (Laurie Ford) of Maitland Bridge, Janet (Frank) Smith of Wileville, Stanley of Middlefield, Roberta (Edward) Uhlman of Pleasant River, Barbara (Kendall) Selig of East Clifford, Gary (Gert Whynot) of Wileville. 17 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 4 great, great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband Charles, her son Wade, daughter in law Theresa, son in law Jimmy Baker, sisters Alma Weare, Arvilla Charlton, Evangeline Merry and Florella Corkum; her brothers Phineas, Leighton, Theodore, Lionel and Roderick.
Visitation will be Friday, May 26, 2017 from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Followed by a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. all at St. Paul’s United Church, Maitland Bridge. Cremation to follow service with a private family interment at a later date in Maplewood Cemetery, Maitland Bridge. Family flowers only, donations may be made to North Queens Nursing Home, Caledonia. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
Special thanks to everyone at North Queens Nursing Home for the care, love and fun times you gave Mom. She had a special spot in her heart for Melanie, Julie-Ann, Alisha and Doris. “A mother is she who can take the place of others but whose place no one else can take.”
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Loved the times we had at NQNH with Nina, she could lift anyone’s spirits! Many laughs we all had together. We will miss her dearly! Codolences to the family, cherish your memmories,as we shall at NQNH!
Tamara (Merry) Verran
So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. Condolences to all the families!
Paulette & Arden Doak
To all my cousins and their families. So sorry to hear of Aunt Nina’s passing. I know she lived life to the fullest and loved life. I am sorry that we are unable to attend the funeral but I will be there in spirit and thinking of you all. Take care. My prayers are with you all. Love Paulette & Arden xoxoxo
Gilford N Donna Kempton
So sorry for your loss 🙁
Laurie and Lee Williams
Dear Barb and family,
We are so sorry to read that you lost your dear mother. We send our sympathy to you all. It is never easy losing a parent. God bless.
Laurie and Lee
To Nina’s family.
So sorry to hear of Nina’s passing, but she can rest easy now, with her brothers and sisters, and Wade and Theresa, Jimmy, and Royden, and friends who have gone before. She will be sadly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.
Bonnie Labrador/Jerry Mansfield
To Nina’s Family
We are so sorry to hear of Nina’s passing. Please accept our sincere condolences.
Bonnie Labrador & Jerry Mansfield
So sorry Judy, Chester and family for your loss.
“Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed and forever dear.”
Gary, Gert and the entire MERRY Family…
My most sincere and heartfelt sympathy.
“Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.”
– Author: unknown –
Peg & Ed Gillis
Sorry for your loss Annette. Ed & Peg
Don and Elizabeth Webster
Don and I would like to express our sincere sympathy to family and friends of this very kind lady. May she rest in peace.
Bev & Dan Rowter
Our sincere sympathy to all of the family.
A deep loss will be felt as I make my visits to the nursing home. Nina always made me smile, especially when she was scolding someone! Peace be with you dear friend! My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
To the Merry Family,so sorry to hear of your Moms passing,she was a very special lady to all who knew her,carry her memories with you for ever. She will be greatly missed,R.I.P. Nina
So sorry to hear of her passing, she will be missed by her family, Hugs Judy and girls. Will be thinking of all the family at this sad time.
Ron and Michelle Johnstone
To Annette and family,
I am so sorry to hear of your Mother’s, Grandmother and Great Grandmother’s passing. Death is never easy to accept of a loved one but a Mom is even more difficult. You will have countless memories to help you through the days ahead and the support of family and friends. Again Annette and family I am so sorry for your loss.
My heartfelt sympathy to Jennifer, Annette, Jason, Kaleb, Kaitlyn and the Merry Family. May your memories and the support of friends and family bring you comfort during this difficult time. I will be thinking of you all in the coming days.
Terry &Sheila DeLong
Sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She’s seen a lot of changes in her time. Keep good memories of her in your heart, may she rest in peace in Goďs garden.
Jennifer, I’m sorry to hear about your recent loss. Nanny’s are everything that’s for sure. I’m sending you love and hugs during this difficult time.
Sharon & Dennis Wills
So sorry for your loss. Please accept our deepest sympathy. Remember the good times as she will be watching over you and wanting what’s best for you all. Thoughts and prayers to all the family.
To All of Nina’s Family
So sorry for you loss . Thoughts and prayers to all the family.
Reg & Ruth Ritchie
please accept our condolences .
Roger and Mary Jean
Condolences to the family. I will always remember your mom and especially those great big loaves of bread cooling on the kitchen counter. Our thoughts are with you all.
Raymond & Elaine Kempton
Condolences to Nina’s family. Thinking of you all at this sad time.
Raymond & Elaine Kempton
Sincere sympathy to Nina’s family. Thinking of you at this sad time.
Linda Lambert (Merry) and family
We were sad to hear of Aunt Nina’s passing. She and the family are in our thoughts and prayers.
We had such a great visit with her when we were out to visit a couple of years ago?
sympathy and prayers to all of ninas family
John and Bianca Inkpen
Bianca and I wanted to pass on our condolences to the family in their loss.
Bea * Marilyn Sanford
Sending our condolences and prayers to the Merry Family .
Bea and Marilyn
My heart is deeply saddened to hear of your mom’s passing!
Please know that I hold you , Judy and your boys in my ❤️
I wish I could be there but I am in Spirit!
Dianne & Gerard
Richard, Joan, Muriel Canning and family
Dear Roberta, Edward and family, Garnett and Judy and family, sisters and brothers
We send our sincere condolences to the Merry family for the great loss of their dear mother, they say time heals and the smiles return on your faces with the many beautiful memories she has left you. She is at peace in gods arms smiling down at you at this very moment. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. Love Richard and Joan
My thoughts and prayers go out to the families of Nina Merry.