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Elizabeth Anne “Liz” Emenau

Emenau – Elizabeth Anne “Liz”, age 70, of Conquerall Mills, Lunenburg County passed away on Friday, July 7th, 2023, at South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater following complications from double lung transplant surgery in May 2021.

Born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Catherine (Lohnes) Minard.

Liz worked in the secretarial field for over 37 years in Halifax, Ottawa, and Vancouver. On her return to Nova Scotia she worked 14 years at NSIT in Halifax in the AMT Program. She then moved to Bridgewater and married her childhood sweetheart and later retired from Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources. Liz loved the simple things in life; a drive to the country, catching painted turtles, canoeing, picnics, and above all her cats.

Liz is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 23 years Neil ; step daughters Heather (Chad) Ellis of Arcadia ; and Kelly (Jesse) Sarty of Pine Grove ; four step grandchildren Owen and Aila Sarty and Myles and Emma Ellis. Also survived by sister Donna (Cameron) Hartling, Lower Sackville; three nieces Melanie Waye, Lindsay Cusack, Courtney Emenau , special nephew Adam ( Angela ) Hartling who kept in contact while we were in Toronto and many visits since returning home. Liz is survived by many cousins from both sides of the family. Special mention to cousin in law Michael Lowe of Kanata for his positive energy and great support for the last six years. In addition she is survived by three brothers in law and their wives; Reid and Patti; Jeffrey and Bonnie; and Kevin and Debra. Also special mention to Brad Meisner for his friendship over the years.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home , Liverpool. A graveside service for family and close friends will be held on Wednesday, July 12th, 2023, at 11:00 am in Zion United Cemetery, Payzant Street, Liverpool. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to SHAID Tree Animal Shelter or a charity of your choice. To share memories or condolences, please visit

The family would like to thank Dr. Everett Weagle, Dr. Meredith Chiasson, and all the medical staff who helped care for Liz for the past five years as well as Dr. Paul Salomon for the last several weeks at South Shore Regional Hospital.


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