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Nowe; Susan Gail

Posted By Obits On September 21, 2018 @ 10:19 am In Obituaries | 19 Comments


Susan Gail Nowe, wife of the late Paul Everette (Sam) Nowe, passed away September 15 in the South Shore Regional Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Beulah (Burrill) Sweeney and sister of the late Barrie Sweeney.

She was a graduate of Prince Andrew High School and the first two year Nursing Program of the Halifax Infirmary School of Nursing Class of 1971. She worked 17 years at the Halifax Infirmary and 8 years in the Queens General Hospital in Liverpool.

She was an executive member of the Queens County Community Health Board, the Queens VON Board, the Queens VON Advisory Committee, the North Queens Health Center Board, the Queens Community Health Association, and the Pleasant River-Colpton Community Club. She loved to garden, tole paint, cross stitch and read. Ducks and geese in the pond and on the road kept her busy, as well as her various dogs. She had some special friends, but none more special than her sisters of the heart Bev and Mary Lou. She loved her husband, Sam, the most however, who was her all-time best friend.

She is survived by her step daughter Nadine Nowe-Andrews and niece Tara Majeau.

There will be no funeral by her wishes. A private service for family and friends will be held on October 6,2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the place where her husband’s ashes were distributed. No flowers by request but any number of flowers could be planted in the gardens of friends. Donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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Condolence from Enid MacKay on September 21st, 2018 5:02 pm

Nadine please accept my sincere sympathy on the loss of your mother.
I have never met you but heard a lot of good things about you.
Your Mom and I worked togeather at Queens General
Enid Mackay

Condolence from John and Donna Murray on September 21st, 2018 6:47 pm

Sincere condolences for Susan a nurse who will be remembered!

Condolence from Beverley Smith on September 21st, 2018 7:43 pm

Susan was a classmate of mine at the Halifax Infirmary. We both lived on the 11th floor of Gerard Hall . I remember her smile, laughter, stories and her love of family and friends.
I last saw her at a Nursing reunion . I was saddened to hear of her passing.
Sympathy and love to her family and friends.

Condolence from Charlene MacLellan on September 21st, 2018 9:19 pm

I am saddened to hear of Susan’s passing. I would like to extend my sympathy to all of Susan’s family and friends. I am a classmate of Susan’s from the Halifax Infirmary School of Nursing. I remember Susan as a gentle and kind person. I am sure that she was a tremendous comfort to so many as a nurse and as a friend.

So sorry for your loss.

Condolence from Brenda Lawrence on September 22nd, 2018 9:20 am

I worked with Sue years ago at Queens General .
Sue was a lovely person , She loved her dogs and gardening .
RIP Sue . Sincerely Brenda Lawrence

Condolence from Enid MacKay on September 22nd, 2018 2:17 pm

Nadine I never met you but heard many good things about you.
Susan and I worked togeather at Queens General Hospital.
Please accept my sincere sympathy.
Enid MacKay

Condolence from Lynn Lavender on September 22nd, 2018 2:30 pm

To Sue’s Family,
Sorry to hear about Sue’s passing …I worked with Sue ya QGH…she was a great nurse and loads of fun to work with…she talked about Sam all the time …RIP Sue

Condolence from Susan Duggan on September 22nd, 2018 11:56 pm

I graduated with Sue 1971 from the Halifax Infirmary. Our class was called the “two year wonders”. In those early days,I considered Sue a good friend. I remember her smile,laughter and great conversation.
I was so saddened to learn of Sue’s death. She was genuine.. My sympathy to you who mourn her passing.
Now she is forever united with her husband.
Thank-you Sue for being YOU.
Susan Duggan

Condolence from Peggy Woodworth on September 23rd, 2018 12:01 am

Thinking of you

Condolence from George Sammut on September 23rd, 2018 12:16 pm

My sincere condolences to Nadine Nowe-Andrews and Tara Majeau.
I met Susan when she became part of the Nowe family, many years ago.
Things that I remember about her is, her smile and laughter.
She certainly enjoyed working in her garden and looking after her ducks and geese in her pont.
R.I.P. Susan

Condolence from Doug Winters on September 23rd, 2018 2:40 pm

R.I.P. Susan!

Condolence from Karen Oickle on September 24th, 2018 1:33 am

Thinking of you at this time. I had the pleasure of working with Sue at QGH. She will be remembered with a smile. A very special lady.

Condolence from R. Veinotte on September 24th, 2018 7:12 am

=Sorry for the loss of your loved one. May you find comfort in your memories, and may the God of all comfort be with you at this time, (Acts 24;15).

Condolence from Anna-Stell and Jordan Vaughn on September 24th, 2018 10:38 am

We will remember Sue for her smile, laughter and her ability to make my husbands hospital visits an easier journey. Our deepest sympathy to her family and friends.

Condolence from lynn Rafuse on September 25th, 2018 8:18 am

My condolences to Sue’s family.We worked together at QGH.Sue will be remembered for her love of family,gardens and big spreads of food.

Condolence from Brian Hurlburt on September 25th, 2018 3:05 pm

So, so, saddened by this incredible loss. Dear Cousin Susan, we had only met about two years ago. However You had become a dear friend. I will always treasure the friendship we had, the family stories we shared, and times spent around our Grand Parents Table. Nadine, I hope someday to meet You. Bev and Mary Lou, I know you were Susan’s dearest friends, and I am thankful for you and hope to meet you both someday. Cousin Brian Hurlburt & Denis.

Condolence from Nancy Smith on September 25th, 2018 3:42 pm

Sorry to hear of Susan’s passing. I graduated from Nursing School with her. She was a caring person and a good nurse. Susan was always smiling and laughing. She will be missed.
Signed – Nancy Smith

Condolence from cedric@susan smith on September 28th, 2018 8:44 am


Condolence from Faye Barkhouse on October 3rd, 2018 9:22 am

Rest in peace Sue. I will always remember our days of working together at QGH. Now you and Sam are reunited. Sympathy to the family.

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