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Mitton; Beulah Roberta

Posted By Obits On December 6, 2020 @ 12:40 pm In Obituaries | 79 Comments


MITTON – Beulah Roberta, 80, of Brooklyn, Queens County, passed away peacefully in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater on Thursday, December 3, 2020.
Born in Port Hawkesbury, Beulah was a daughter of the late Albert and Muriel (Murray) Warner.
Beulah was an elementary school teacher prior to her starting her own nursery school. She was a former member of the Brooklyn Baptist Church. Beulah loved animals and was an active volunteer for the S.P.CA. and SHAID. She also enjoyed camping and will be sadly missed by her Kedji friends.
Beulah is survived by her daughter Kelli (Paul) Gillis of Halifax; her sons Reid (Lib) and Kirk (Anne), both of Brooklyn. Her grandchildren Josh, Sarah, Jody, Noah and Marah Mitton. Her sisters Heather (Phonse) Ryan of Port Hood and Ferne Warner (Clarence MacKinnon) of Judique and her brother Murray (Shirley) of Port Hawkesbury as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Beulah was predeceased by her husband Jim.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool, NS. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool. Burial will be in Seaside Cemetery at a later date. No flowers, donations may be made to S.P.C.A , SHAID or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com. All current COVID-19 practices are to be maintained. Please bring your own mask, hand sanitize often, practice social distancing whenever possible and provide the funeral staff with contact information upon arrival.
Beulah’s family wish to thank Dr. Garry Morash, the doctors and nurses of South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater and Margo, Betty and Darlene, Beulah’s home caregivers for their compassionate care of our mother.


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Condolence from Allan&Beth LaRocque on December 6th, 2020 1:48 pm

To The Family,

We are so sorry to hear of Beulah’s passing. She was a great lady and we miss her walking the track at Queen’s Place. She had a beautiful smile and I do miss her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Darlene Connolly on December 6th, 2020 2:02 pm

Reid, Kirk and Kelli and families
Sincere condolences to all of you. My heart aches for your loss. It was a privilege to be a caregiver for Beulah. Many stories told and many laughs. She certainly loved animals and especially dogs, always had treats on hand for when they came to visit. Regardless of what kind of day she was having, she was so happy to see them! Take care. ❤️

Condolence from Philip and Kim Ryan on December 6th, 2020 3:18 pm

Sorry to hear of Beulah’s passing. She was a wonderful woman and will be missed.

Condolence from David & Judy Whynott of mersey point on December 6th, 2020 4:57 pm

Condolences to all of Beulah’s family at this sad time.

Condolence from Dennis & Sherri Harrington on December 6th, 2020 5:10 pm

So very sorry for your sad loss, sending our most sincere condolences to the Family. Take care.

Condolence from Sheila Baker on December 6th, 2020 6:12 pm

To Beulah’s Family-my thoughts and prayers to all of you on the loss of your Mom, Grandmother and Sister. Beulah and I, spent many of our summers traveling with Milton and Billy to ballgames over Nova Scotia. Beulah was such a nice lady, always stopping for a chat whenever we met. May all your memories comfort you in the days ahead.

Condolence from Sandra Lowe on December 6th, 2020 6:35 pm

to Beulahs family
so sorry for your loss.you are in our prayers at this time

Condolence from Rachel and Robert Dexter on December 6th, 2020 7:19 pm

Heartfelt condolences to Beulah’s family. She was an amazing lady and will be fondly remembered and missed by many.

Condolence from Linda Lucier on December 6th, 2020 7:30 pm

Dear Mitton family, as we all are, so sorry to hear that Beulah has passed on. I know she has struggled of late , and so we know she is now in a better and happier place. I’m sure she ,and my sister ,
Pat and Sandi are together, and up to some good laughs and fun. That’s how I want to think of them .Take care of each other and know she is in the best of company. Sincerely ; Lin Lucier.

Condolence from Marilyn Whynot on December 6th, 2020 7:33 pm

To Beulah family sending my sincere condolences on your loss. Your Mom was an amazing lady and lived life to the fullest, she will certainly be missed ,

Condolence from Darryl & Lynn Whynot on December 6th, 2020 7:39 pm

So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.

Condolence from Gordon and Jackie Eisnor on December 6th, 2020 7:55 pm

Sincere condolences to all Beulah’s family.

Condolence from John & Nancy LEEFE on December 6th, 2020 10:03 pm

Beulah was well liked by all who met her. Quiet and kind she was a perfect fit to have a nursery school. All the children who were nurtured by her will remember her with great fondness

Condolence from Trisha Doucette on December 6th, 2020 10:19 pm

I am so sorry to hear of Beulah’s passing. I truly enjoyed the time I got to spend with her. She was a special lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

Condolence from Doug Winters on December 7th, 2020 12:08 am

Dear Reid, Kirk, Kelli and families,
We were so sorry to read of your mom,s passing.
Our deepest condolences to all of you.
Dot and Doug and family

Condolence from chris rhyno on December 7th, 2020 3:02 am

sorry for your loss

Condolence from Robenia and Theresa Brewster on December 7th, 2020 5:59 am

To Beulah’s Family

Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Robenia and Theresa Brewster

Condolence from Valerie Dagley on December 7th, 2020 7:32 am

Condolences to family and friends.

Condolence from Elizabeth Boland on December 7th, 2020 8:01 am

Kirk, Reid, and families.
So sorry to hear of Beulah’s passing. Your mom was a lovely lady.
Thinking of you all at this difficult time.

Liz and Nelson

Condolence from Melda Brownell on December 7th, 2020 8:33 am

Kelli, so sorry for the loss of your Mom. My sincere sympathy to you and your family.

Take care, Melda

Condolence from Janet and George Fletcher. on December 7th, 2020 9:13 am

Mitton Family: We were sorry to hear about Beulah.Our thoughts and our prayers are with your family.

Condolence from Curtis & Linda Leslie Maillett on December 7th, 2020 9:21 am

To Beulah Mittons family: We send Our deepest condolences on the passing of a very Special Lady. She will be missed. Sincerely, Linda & Curtis

Condolence from Margaret Wilkins on December 7th, 2020 9:44 am

So sorry to hear of Beulah’s passing.

Margaret (Peeples) Wilkins

Condolence from Jean and Wayne Cole on December 7th, 2020 9:58 am

So sorry for your loss. Our condolences to the family. She was a lovely lady. R.I.P. Beulah !♥️♥️♥️

Condolence from Bonnie Mitton on December 7th, 2020 10:19 am

My heart aches with yours from the loss of this beautiful soul. If you were lucky enough to have had her call you her family or her friend you were truly given a special gift. I hope for you all that you will pass through this grief, that your tears will flow less often, and that your memories of her will not bring you sorrow but only happiness and joy. Thinking of you all.

Condolence from Phil Pace on December 7th, 2020 10:21 am

I remember as a kid going to the beach in Judique in Beulah’s red convertible. I always thought she was so cool! Rest In Peace , cousin.

Condolence from Myril and Shirley Greenough on December 7th, 2020 10:53 am

We`re sorry for your loss. Our condolences to the family. She was one of a kind.

Condolence from Donna and Kirk Whynot on December 7th, 2020 11:38 am

To Beulah’s Family, So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was a wonderful person and will be missed by everyone. You are all in our thoughts at this difficult time. Hugs

Condolence from Lloyd Dexter on December 7th, 2020 11:42 am

Kirk, Reid, Kelli &Families, So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was a very special friend, and had many good laughs , and I will have many fond memories. She will be missed by many. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

Lloyd& Judy

Condolence from Beryl MacLeod on December 7th, 2020 11:44 am

So sorry to hear of Beulah’s passing. We spent a lot of time together during our youth. So happy we had a visit with her a few years ago while camping near Brooklyn. Sincere sympathy to all of Beulah’s family.
Cousin Beryl, and Donald MacLeod
Port Hastings

Condolence from Peggy Payzant on December 7th, 2020 12:00 pm

Reid, Kirk & Kelli,
I Am So Sorry To See That Your Mom Has Passed Away, I Did Not Know She Was Ill. Your Mom Use To Come To Sobey’s With Her 2 Other Lady Friends ( Mrs. Dexter & Mrs Godfrey) To Do Their Shopping. They Use To Come To Me A Lot And I Loved Waiting On The 3 Of Them. Your Mom Was So Pleasant And Very Kind. I’m Sure Her Friends Will Miss Her Deeply, They Were Just Like Sisters Together. Please Except My Deepest Condolences To The 3 Of You. Cherish Your Special Memories Of Your Mom And Keep Them Close To Your Heart. These Memories Will Get You Through Some Difficult Times Ahead. May Your Mom Now Rest In Peace. God Certainly Has A Special Angel!!!
Peggy Payzant. ( Former Sobeys Cashier).

Condolence from Judy on December 7th, 2020 12:11 pm

Dear Kirk, Reid, Kelli and Families, We are so sorry to hear of Beulah’s passing. She was a dear friend. Over the years, we shared many good laughs and I am left with many fond memories. She will be missed by many. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Lloyd& Judy

Condolence from Cathy Wentzell on December 7th, 2020 12:13 pm

To Beulah’s Family,
Please accept our most sincere condolences.
Beulah was a lovely woman, a kind and
gentle member of our community, and a
wonderful influence during our sons’ early years.
Cathy & Rollie Wentzell

Condolence from Susan Mcfatridge on December 7th, 2020 12:27 pm

To Beulah’s family….so sorry for your loss, you will all be in my thoughts and prayers. I have fond memories of Beulah working and being together with her at the church….


Condolence from Glen, Diane Dexter and Family on December 7th, 2020 1:02 pm

Reid, Kirk, Kelli and Families, We are so sorry for your loss. Beulah affected many of the lives of families in Brooklyn with her nursery school. Christmas ornaments made 29 years ago still grace our Christmas tree, Let your memories give you comfort.

Condolence from Tim McDonald on December 7th, 2020 3:48 pm

Reid and family,
Sending my sincere condolences to you at this very sad time.

Condolence from Shelley Boens on December 7th, 2020 3:53 pm

Sorry to hear of Beulahs passing, she was a great lady. We always had a chat when she came to Mickee Dess when I worked there. Keep her memories alive and her close to your hearts.

Condolence from Angela, Ronald and Leigh-ann Young on December 7th, 2020 4:26 pm

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from Anne Murray Petrie on December 7th, 2020 5:49 pm

Sincere condolences on the passing of your Mom. I hadn’t seen her in a number of years but remember as a child spending time at her home in Port Hawksbury. May she RIP. Cousin Anne Murray Petrie.

Condolence from Sam and Carole Sampson on December 7th, 2020 5:59 pm

To the family of the late Beulah Mitton.
Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

Condolence from Lynn Rafuse on December 7th, 2020 6:29 pm

My condolences to all of Beulah’s family.She was such a big part of the Brooklyn community contributing to the early education of all the preschoolers.A lovely lady.

Condolence from Cosin, George & Eileen Murray on December 7th, 2020 7:02 pm

So sorry to hear about Beulah’s passing. sincere condolences to all the family. We will keep you in our prayers.

Condolence from Sharon Crowell on December 7th, 2020 9:00 pm

Kirk, Reid, Kelli and families.
So sorry to hear of your loss. Your mom was a great neighbour to my parents and will be so greatly missed.
Thoughts and prayers, Sharon

Condolence from Vernon & Joyce Hawkes on December 7th, 2020 9:21 pm

A sweet and beautiful lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Len & Barb Wile on December 7th, 2020 9:22 pm

Dear Anne, Kirk, Reid and families. We feel your loss. Beulah was a true lady who lit up any room with her beautiful smile. We did not know her well, but she certainly brightened our lives and those at Brooklyn Baptist Church. All of you remain in our thoughts and prayers for this tremendous loss. May your special memories and the prayers of her many friends help to sustain you. during this difficult time. Len & Barb Wile.

Condolence from Philip& Holly Smith on December 7th, 2020 10:05 pm

To the Mitton family,
Please accept our condolences on the loss of your dear mother..She was a lovely person and we know you will all miss her presence in your lives.
Thinking of you in sympathy.
Holly and Philip Smith

Condolence from Carmel Forbrigger on December 8th, 2020 12:28 am

This evening I was shocked to hear of Beulah’s passing from my sister. As teenagers we were friends in Cape Breton and over the years we exchanged Christmas cards. I moved to Ottawa when I married fifty years ago. In spite of many summer holidays in CB we never had an opportunity to meet again. From the many kind messages I read it appears she was still the lovely person that I remember. Sincere sympathy to Beulah’s children and grandchildren.
She will be long remembered.

Condolence from Maryann and Scott Rhyno on December 8th, 2020 8:05 am

To the Mitton family, we were very sorry to hear about your mom. Please accept our deepest condolences and know that you are all in our thoughts. Cherish your memories as they will help in the days ahead.
Scott and Maryann

Condolence from Conrad Valerie on December 8th, 2020 9:03 am

I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

Condolence from The Wagstaff’s on December 8th, 2020 11:22 am

Reid, Kirk, Kelli & families,
Our hearts go out to you at this sad time. May you find strength in all your wonderful memories.
Sincerely, Derek, Iva & Elaine

Condolence from Rosalee and Delphine on December 8th, 2020 11:56 am

Kirk, Reid, Kelli and families, so sorry for your loss. She has touched our family for many years in many ways, as a teacher, as a friend and as a fellow church member, she will not be forgotten.

Condolence from Phyllis C Tutty on December 8th, 2020 12:13 pm

To the Mitton family,

So sorry to hear of Beulah’s passing, she was so sweet, I have known her for several years from exercise classes and golf. So was so lucky to have so many great friends. Please except my sincere condolences.

Phyllis (Yorke) Tutty

Condolence from George & Pat on December 8th, 2020 12:30 pm

Kirk, Reid ,Keli & families ….

Altho I came to know Beulah late in life , my first cherished memory of her was that she swam with me in Beach Meadows beach …anyone brave enough to do that I knew would become a faithful friend….also she braved a couple bicycle rides with me….she was a lovely , gentle ,true & caring lady …
She will indeed be missed …..may you be comforted by your memories as we will be….

George & Pat

Condolence from Nancy and Lennie on December 8th, 2020 1:04 pm

So very sad to hear of Beulah”s passing. We will certainly miss her and those delicious confetti squares she made when camping at Keji. Deepest condolences to her family.

Condolence from Doug and Pat Lohnes on December 8th, 2020 1:21 pm

Reid,Kirk,Kelli and families:
So sorry to hear of Beulah’s passing. I first met her when she taught me in grade four as Miss Warner.
She was a great lady always with a smile.

Condolence from Beatrice Delong on December 8th, 2020 3:25 pm

Reid, Kirk, Kelli and families: I was shocked to hear of your mom’s sudden passing. I am so sorry for your loss. We shared an apartment together for a year when we were both teaching and were so young. Lanny & I stood up with your mom and dad when they got married and two weeks later they stood up with us when we got married. Time has gone by much too fast but we all have great memories to cherish.
Sending Sincere Condolences to you all at this sad time. Hugs. RIP Beulah

Condolence from David and Bonnie Hatt on December 8th, 2020 3:36 pm

To the Mitton family, We are very sorry to hear about your Mom.A special lady for sure.Thinking of you at this difficult time.

Condolence from Shelley Mansfield on December 8th, 2020 8:19 pm

To the family and Margo: Your mom(grandmother)was at frenchys often with Margo … she was such a lovely lady! She told me life’s too short so she loved to get out a lot! She always had a laugh or a smile. Please accept my condolences .

Condolence from Bebe Dauphinee on December 9th, 2020 10:38 am

To the Mitton family. So sorry for your loss

Condolence from Paula Lewis (Burrill) on December 9th, 2020 9:25 pm

Reid, Kirk and Kelli
We are so very sorry to hear about your mom. I’m not sure what my mom (Bea Burrill) is going to do without Beulah to talk to. Your family has done a lot for my parents and we really appreciate it. May God help you through this difficult time.

Condolence from Shelley Orlesky on December 9th, 2020 9:36 pm

Dear Reid, Kirk, Kelli & families, So sorry for your loss. I honestly have no memory of life without “Mrs. Mitton” as our neighbour. I remember so many times listening to our Mom’s talking and laughing over their afternoon tea. She was such good fun. Beulah was Mom’s friend when I was growing up and I was fortunate that as the years passed, she was my friend too. She will be greatly missed by our whole family. Cam & Shelley

Condolence from Robert & Sally Fader on December 9th, 2020 9:59 pm

To The Mitton family::
So sad to hear that Beulah has passed away. She was a lovely person. Sending our sincere condolences to you all at this sad and difficult time.

Condolence from Eddie and Bea Burrill on December 9th, 2020 11:28 pm

Dear Kelli, Kirk, Reid, and Families, we offer our deepest Sympathy in the sudden loss of your Mom. She was a very special Lady, our wonderful Neighbour and Friend, loved her dearly and will miss her terribly.

Love and Prayers,

Eddie and Bea xo

Condolence from Mary & Wayne Black on December 10th, 2020 8:00 am

Dear Kelli and Family,
Wayne and I were sad to learn about the passing of your mum. Know that the time you spent with her through her life and especially in her final days will have brought her comfort. The time with your family at this time will now bring comfort to each of you.

Condolence from David Fralic on December 10th, 2020 8:02 am

Our sincere condolences to Beulah’s family.Always a great neighbor and will be sadly missed. Jenny and David

Condolence from John & Debbie Herman on December 10th, 2020 10:20 am

Our Sincere Condolences to Beulah,s Family.

Condolence from Roy Payzant on December 10th, 2020 11:29 am

Kirk…so sorry to hear about your mom.


Condolence from Patricia and Dang Phonchareon on December 10th, 2020 11:50 am

May the care and concern of those who share in your sorrow help to comfort you and your family as you mourn the loss of your Mother and may the pain be eased as you share all your beautiful memories together!

Condolence from George and Carolyn Parnell on December 10th, 2020 2:22 pm

Sincere condolences to the family.

Condolence from Abe & Shawna Doerksen on December 11th, 2020 3:13 pm

Dear Kelli, Kirk, Reid & Family

Our hearts are heavy with the loss of you Mom (Beaula)
Beulah was my Preschooler Teacher & l have Wonderful memories of her. Her kind & gentle spirit & the willingness to put others before herself. I don’t have a memory without Beulah in it & coming home will never be the same as she was always so exsitted when we came home & could hardly wait to see us when we arrived a memory l hold very dear. I loved my time with Beaula & as time went on so did my kid’s she treated them all as her grandchildren.

My Dad & Mom ( Edward & Bea Burrill) will miss her dearly having a neighbor like Your mom is irreplaceable especially for my partner.
I hope you can find comfort in knowing just how much your Mom meant to us she was FAMILY you all are.
Love & Prayers
Abe & Shawna & Family

Condolence from Nancy Spinks on December 11th, 2020 5:55 pm

So very sorry to learn of Beulah’s passing. She was a sweet, gentle and caring person and will be missed by all who knew her. My sincerest sympathies to all the family.
Nancy Spinks

Condolence from Paul and Pan Burrill & family on December 12th, 2020 3:30 pm

To Beulah’s family: Your grief is great, and even greater, when the one you have lost was such a wonderful person. You know many others will deeply miss your mom and grieve with you. May God be your comfort and peace as he was hers.

Condolence from Rhonda Fralic on December 12th, 2020 4:41 pm

What a beautiful service and video in honor of a beautiful woman.
I am very sorry for the loss of your mom, grandmother, family member, friend….such a gentle person who is now rejoicing in Heaven.
Although its hard for those of us left behind, I know her faith was strong and she has joined many that went on before her in Heaven, including my own mom, one of her best friends. It was quite poignant to see some of the pictures of them together….they had such a special friendship and loved their times together. I even noticed a picture of her and Brandon in Cuba…that was such a lovely time we shared.
For us left behind, there is a hole that is left in our hearts…a void, a sadness that we all walk through differently and no one can tell us how to grieve and for how long. My prayer for all of you is that you continue to share the many precious memories, laugh together, cry together and continue to work together as you put things in order. No one can ever take our memories away..
Your mom, grandmother was so proud of you all and there was nothing she loved more than being with her family…it brought a special smile to her heart.
May the Lord provide to each of you what you need to walk through this journey and may He comfort your hearts during this difficult time.
With love and sincere condolences,

Condolence from Debbie Blyth on December 12th, 2020 7:19 pm

Sorry to hear of Beulah’s passing. She was a sweet woman.

Condolence from Laurie-Anne & Jamie Brown on December 12th, 2020 7:42 pm

Reid, Lib, Noah & Marah-
We are sorry to see of your loss.

Sincere condolences.

Condolence from Diane Hopper on December 13th, 2020 12:22 pm

Kelli and family, I was so sorry to hear of Beulah‘s passing. She was a wonderful lady and we enjoyed all of the times we spent with her during our ministry in Liverpool and Brooklyn. I remember every Christmas she always gave me beautiful baked goods, knowing that I didn’t have time to do it myself. It was a lovely gift and always appreciated. Thinking of you and praying for comfort and strength.

Condolence from Ron and Katie Nash on December 16th, 2020 5:30 pm

Reid, Kirk and family, We were sorry to hear of your mothers passing . For the short time we knew her she was a lovely neighbour and gave a cheerful wave when out and about. We will always remember her kindness when she brought us cookies on moving day when we first arrived in Brooklyn. Do treasure her memory.
Ron and Katie

Condolence from Donna,Gary and Kevin Gehue on December 27th, 2020 10:32 pm

To Beulahs Family,
Sincere condolences to Beulahs family. I had her as my grade 4 teacher when she first came to Brooklyn. Always loved the crafts she did with us. May you cherrish your memories to help you through this sad and difficult time.
Donna, Gary and Kevin Gehue.

Condolence from Tom Burrill on December 30th, 2020 6:08 pm

Reid, Kirk and Kelly,
I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Your parents were great neighbors and wonderful friends. My parents often comment on your kindness to our family. I still remember the time your dad paid the hockey fees for my brothers and I. Your mother was such a kind and sweet person. Every time I made it back to Nova Scotia, she made a point to come over and visit. She will be greatly missed. It won’t be the same without her.

God bless,
Tom and Faith Burrill

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