SEAMAN – Alene Shupe, 92, of Liverpool, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on January 30, 2014.
Born in Charleston, Queens County, she was a daughter of the late Boardman and Frances (Anthony) Shupe.
Known for her cooking and knitting, Alene continued to volunteer with functions in Charleston as long as she was able and produced many pairs of mittens for the Queens General Hospital Hustle. She operated a small restaurant in Sandy Cove in her younger days and was an employee of Queens Manor for a number of years.
She is survived by her daughters Sandy (David) Bessonette of Dartmouth, Paula (Dr. Al.) Doucet of Liverpool, grandchildren Dr. Paul Bessonette and Jack Bessonette, Nikki Doucet and Andre Doucet, several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her sister Phyllis Anthony and brothers Earl and Eugene.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool, where a memorial service will be held Monday, February 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Reverend Sheila Redden-Smith officiating. A private family interment will take place at a later date. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Queens General Hospital Foundation or the New Charleston Cemetery Association c/o Margo Zwicker R.R.#1, Mill Village, NS B0J2H0. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Robert & Sally Fader
Paula & Sandy and families:
Please accept our condolences on the passing of your Mum. She was such a kind, gentle person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time.
Jane and Roy Payzant
Our deepest sympathy is with you at this difficult time.
Roy and Jane
Paula & Al & Family
Please accept my deepest sympathy at this time with the loss of your Mother.Your in my thoughts and prayers..
Walter and Sherri Miller
Sandy,Paula and families:
We were so saddened to hear of your Mom’s passing.She was without a doubt a great person.We will certainly miss her, as well as everyone who had the pleasure of knowing her will.We were great neighbors for many years and had many great times together.Our children always thought the world of her as well.Please accept our condolences at this very difficult time.
To the Seaman family please accept my sincere sympathy on the passing of your Mom.You are in my prayers
Dear Paula& family,
I didn’t know your Mum very well, but I delivered cookies from Zion one year and I found her to be a lovely lady . I also remember when she used to come to Charleston. Like my mother, she had a good long life, but it’s still hard to see them go.
Brenda and zira Huskins
Paula and Al, sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing, she will be missed for sure.
Murray & Myrna Wigglesworth
Paula & Family – Please accept our sincerest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during these difficult times.
Sorry to hear this and I have not seen Alene in a long time but I have so many good memories of the time we worked together at Queens Manor. R.I.P my friend
Jackie and Gordon Eisnor
Dear Paula AL and Family sorry to hear of your Mom passing . Our thoughts are with you at this sad time .
Alene was a wonderful lady, So glad that I had the pleasure of knowing her. My sincerest condolences to all her family!!!
Jordan and Bella Oickle
Paula, Al and Family
So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Duncan & Goretti Mac Isaac
Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the death of Alene. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Dear Paula,Dr Doucet and family,
Thinking of you.
SUSAN, PHILIP BURGESS
PAULA, AL AND FAMILY.
SUSAN AND PHILIP BURGESS
SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR MOM`S PASSING.. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS GO OUT TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AT THIS SAD TIME
Peggy & John Whynot
Dear Sandy , Paula and Families:
So sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you with heartfelt sympathy at this very sad time.
Mervin Bernadette Hartlen
Paula Al and Family
Sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Merv and Bernadette Hartlen
Ardith and Bill Freeman
Sandy, Paula and families:
Sorry to hear of your mom’s passing.
Our thoughts are with you at this time.
Peggy & Francis Payzant
Dear Paula And Extended Families,
Francis and I both were very sad to hear of Your Mom’s Passing. Please Except Our Heartfelt Sympathy At this most Difficult time in your life. She certainly was A Beautiful Person who always carried a Smile with her no matter what. May God be with you All!!!!
Judy Baird Ettinger
To Sandy and family: My sincere sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your Mom. May the many memories of her help to ease your pain. Love, Judy.
Curtis & Linda Leslie Maillett
Dear Paula, Al & family. We send our heartfelt condolences to your whole family. We send our prayers to help comfort all of you. Sincerely, Linda & Curtis
So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mum.My thoughts&prayers are with you at this sad time.
Linda nd Shirley Nixon
Sincere sympathy to all members of Alene’s family especially to Paula, Al , and family. We have fond memories of your Mom when we were living next to her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Sincerely Linda & Shirley Nixon and family
Sandy &Paula &Family Sorry to hear of your mothers passing.Thinking of you all at this difficult time.
Dear Paula and Family,
So sorry to hear about your Mother…thinking of you in the days ahead….take care.
Norma & Leon Robertson
Paula and Sandy, We are so sorry to hear of your Mom passing. We always enjoyed the suppers with Alene and hearing her stories. Our sympathy to all Alene’s family. Always remember the good times.
Leon & Norma
Dear Paula, Al and families:
Please accept my sincere sympathy on the passing of your mother. I know she will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Even though she lived a good, long life I know how hard it is to say goodbye. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad and difficult time.
maxine & tony rafuse
DEAR PAULA,SANDY & FAMILIES.SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR MOMS PASSING.WE ENJOYED HER WHEN SHE VISITED GOLDIES & BILLS WITH PHILLIS.ENJOY THE MEMORIES YOU HAD WITH HER.MAXINE &TONY.
To Paula and family please except my sincere sympathy in the loss of your mother..Always remember the happy time that you all spent together,
Donna Mott STERLING
Dear Sandy and Paula, My head is full of thoughts of your Mom and my Mom sitting on the veranda, of christmas running from house to house in our pyjamas, how exciting it was to have a new baby next door to push around the circle in your pram, the ball games and Ray Buss,not to forget rolling their cigarettes ( I still have the roller)and then the picnics we had when we had our own children. Such wonderful memories. I know Mom will be glad to see
Alene again. You and your families are in my prayers.
the video is wonderful.
Leo and Carole Sampson
Paula. Al. Andre, and Nikki.
Please know that our thoughts and prayers,are with you at this time.
Evie and Ed Fisher
Dear Paula and Family sorry to hear about your Mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Barb and Lorne Redmond
Dear Paula, Al, and extended family:
We were very sorry to read of the passing of your Mom, Paula. We extend our sincerest sympathy to you all.
Dear Paula and family:
I am so very sorry that your Mom as passed. I will remember her fondly. We often had conversations when we met at the various community events, especially in Charleston where I would see her sitting with Phyllis and Margo. It was always a delight to see her out and about. My sincere condolences. Susan MacLeod
Linda & Robert Trainor
To Alene Seaman’s Family,
My thoughts & prayers are with you all. May GOD bless each & everyone of you.
Dear Paula, Sandy and family
we extend our sincerest sympathy to you and all the family take care
Georgina and Roy Bent
We are so sorry for your loss
Doris Lohnes Schnare
To Paula and family, My sincere condolences in the death of your mother, Alene. Whenever I met her, she always had a smile and her friendly ways. Sincerely, Doris
Reid and Patti Emenau
Our sincere sympathy to you and your family Paula on the passing of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Keep the memories close to your hearts.
Lauren & Joe
Paula, Al and Family, Our deepest condolences on the passing of your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Hugs, Lauren & Joe
Cathy de Rome
Paula and family,
Thinking of you during this difficult time.
Dear Sandy, so sorry to read of your Mum’s death., heartfelt sympathy to all of your Family. Memories are such a blessing! Take care. love Mary.
Lorraine & Bob Quinn
To Aunt Alene’s immediate family and friends, Bob and I extend our sincere condolences to all at this very difficult time.
“Silent thoughts of times together
Hold precious memories that will last forever”.
Fred & Connie Hynick says:
Our sincere sympathy to you and your family Paula on the passing of your Mother . We have fond memories of her. God Bless
Sharon & Wayne Thompson
Our condolences to Paula, Al, Nikki, Andre and all family members on Alene’s passing. We will miss seeing Alene on our annual trip to Nova Scotia. She was a treasure and a character who will be fondly remembered.
To the family of the late Alene Seaman,
I want to extend my sincere sympathy on you loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
With sincere condolences,
Sterling Belliveau, MLA
To Paula,Dr. Doucett and Family : My thoughts and prayers go to the family at this most difficult time.
Sandy and all your family;
So sorry to hear about your mother. My thoughts are with you.
I would like to extend my sincere sympathy and kind thoughts to the family during this time of loss. Alene and I had many laughs at work together at Queens Manor. She will be greatly missed.
Paula: thinking of you & your family during this difficult time. I feel so fortunate to have met your Mom @ the QE2 a few years back. She was quite a lady! Take good care. Karen
To all of Alene Family,my thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone of you.Alene was a great person to know and work with,we had lots of good laughs at work and outside when we met up.God Bless
So sorry to hear about your mother.My throughts are with you
Residents and Staff At Ridgewood :
We are so sorry to hear of Alene passing. Keep all of her memories close to your heart. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
I am sorry for your loss .i worked for years with her at queens manor in the kitchen,we had a lot of good laughs.i will allways remember this special lady ,take care Donna
Dear Alene family,I am sorry for your loss .i worked for years with her at queens manor in the kitchen,we had a lot of good laughs.i will allways remember this special lady ,take care Donna
Dennis & Sherri Harrington (nee Anthony)
To The Family,
So very sorry for your loss, she was a wonderful lady and will be missed .
My thoughts and prayers are with you all in your time of sorrow.
Carolyn & George Parnell
Sending our sincere sympathy to the family; our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
Pat & Doug Lohnes
Paula, Al & Family We are sorry to hear of you mothers passing.Please accept our sincere condolences.
Deb and Chuck Sponagle-Taylor
We were shocked and saddened to hear of Alene’s passing. Please accept our condolences. We enjoyed our years working and playing with Alene while we lived in Charleston. Shared a few beverages and I Deb always made her cheeseburgers just the way she liked them. We shared many laughs over those years and we are thankful to have spent time with this wonderful lady. She and Phillis will be having card parties in Heaven. RIP pretty lady. To all of the family may your memories help hold you up at this so sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you .
Diane and Donald White
Paula and Al and all the family,
So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. We always enjoyed the Friday night chats we’d have with the gals as they’d pass our table, they enjoyed life together and that is what it is all about.
Wonderful memories to keep her in our hearts forever.
Liz & Doug MacLean
Sandy & David & Family.
Enjoyed your mother’s video a nice touch.
Thinking of you, our sincere sympathy.
Sandy, David and famlly.. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time.
HI Paula..we don’t know each other much anymore..( since school days) but I just want to say how sorry I am about yur mom.. went through it myself last year..so I understand your pain. wishing yu peace and good memories.
Barbara and Ronnie Burns
So sorry to read that Alene has passed away. We met her many years ago at the restaurant in Sandy Cove. A special lady who was always so friendly and very nice. Our sincere sympathy to all her family.
Barbara and Ronnie