TURNER – Emelie Elaine Liverpool, NS
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Emelie Elaine Turner who passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Queens General Hospital, at the age of 91.
Emelie was born in Upper Branch, Lunenburg Co. on October 5, 1926. She was the youngest daughter of the late Brunswick and Laurena (Oickle) Rhodenizer.
Emelie was a member of the Lutheran Church in Bridgewater and was married there. She was a graduate of the business school in Bridgewater and went to work as a legal secretary for the C.R. Coughlin Law Firm in Bridgewater. Upon moving to Liverpool where her husband Lester was employed, she went to work for the Lester Clements Law Firm. Emelie worked for many years with Lester Clements before briefly working for the Department of Fisheries finishing her career as the head secretary for her husband’s company; Liverpool Chrysler Dodge.
Emelie was very active and a well respected member of Zion United Church. She had a passion for travel and food. She loved to cook and when she travelled, enjoyed sampling new foods. She travelled all over Canada and the United States including Hawaii and Alaska. She also travelled extensively throughout Europe, from Norway to Spain as well as many countries in Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
Emelie was also passionate about gardening, crafts, clothes, shopping, reading and exercise. She will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her.
Sheis survived by her son Kevin of Liverpool; her granddaughters Chenneyne Lamrock of Halifax, Ciara Martin of Vancouver.
Emelie was predeceased by her husband Lester; her adoring sons Quentin and Harland; her sisters Helen Synder and Audrey Wagner, bot of Upper Branch.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 18th, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., from Zion United Church, Liverpool with Reverend Carol Smith officiating followed by a reception in the family home. Burial will be in Zion United Cemetery, Payzant Street, Liverpool. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Judi & Ken Minard
Our sincere condolences.
I worked with Emelie at Clements and Clements. She was an excellent legal secretary and a lovely lady. She will be missed.
To Emelie’s family:
I am saddened to learn of Emelie’s passing. I always admired her independent spirit, enjoyed our conversations, her pickles and delicious dishes she made for our UCW pot luck suppers. She was a very gracious hostess, making everyone welcome in her home.
Sincere condolences at this difficult time.
Kevin: Sincere condolences extended in the loss of your mom.
Kevin and family,
Although I didn’t know your dear mom; I knew your brothers and Dad who always spoke so highly of her. Please accept my sincere condolences at this sad time.
Duncan Mac Isaac
Barb Kempton Fralic
Sorry to hear of Emelie’s passing. Our thoughts are with you.
Barbie and Shirley
Clark and Sandra Hebb
Sincere condolences to Kevin Turner on the loss of your mother
Sherry Majocha (Fisher)
Just read of the passing of your dear mother; such a lovely picture and tribute to her life and legacy. Very sorry for your recent loss and the many other losses you have had to endure. Take care and perhaps we can meet up for a visit sometime I am in Nova Scotia
Kevin and family,
Sincere condolences. Emelie was a great neighbour . We enjoyed lots of visits and laughs over the years.
It has been quite time since I;ve seen her but remember her fondly. My husband, Gerry, was service . manager for her husband, Lester. So we remember her well. Condolences to the family .
Clyde and David Whynot
We are sorry to hear of Emelie ,s passing she was a lovely and friendly Lady and she is now flying with the Angels R I P Emelie Clyde and David
So sorry to hear of Emelie’s passing. I met Emelie while working with Canada Manpower and she worked at the Fisheries Dept. Such a lovely lady. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
So sorry to hear this sad news. I have such great memories of Emeile, and lots of hilarious stories. We had many road trips and even a train trip back in the day. She was certainly a force to be reckoned with.kind, funny, and compassionate. She will be missed. Take care Kevin.
Holly and Philip Smith
Kevin and family,
Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your Mom. Emelie was an accomplished, kind woman who was always so pleasant to meet and talk with. She lived a long full life.
Holly and Philip Smith
Robert & Sally Fader
Kevin & family:
So sorry to hear of Emelie’s passing. She was a lovely person and always so friendly. Our sincere condolences at this most difficult time.
Doug and Sylvia Zwicker, Brian and Kim Mansfield
Sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you.
Sorry to hear of your Moms’ passing, My thoughts are with you. Keep her memories close, they will help you through these difficult times.
Maryann and Scott Rhyno
We are so very sorry to hear about your mother. Please accept our deepest condolences and know that you are in our thoughts.
Scott & Maryann Rhyno
So sorry to hear about your mother Kevin. She was a wonderful person and it was always treat for me or my wife to drive her around as she always had stories about the family. She will be happy to be with Leader Harland and especially Quentin God be with you
so sad to here about your mom kevin such i great women i ll be thinking of you buddy
Bill and Anna Cox
We are so sorry to read of Emilie’s [passing she was a wonderful person. Bill did her income taxes for a number of years and she was always so appreciative. Our deepest sympathy on her passing.
Shirley & Paul Shot
To Emilie’s family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Emilie was a beautiful person who loved her boys dearly. She was a wonderful cook, always baking for coffee hour after church. In her later years I picked her up every Sunday for church. Faithful to her church family, she always enjoying the fellowship we all shared. Her love will always be in your hearts.
David whynott of mersey point
Deepest condolences on your loss Kevin, our thoughts are with you.
Vernon & Joyce Hawkes
Kevin, so sorry for your loss. A lovely lady, our thoughts are with you. Treasure the memories!
Ron & Barb Campbell
Kevin and family
We are sorry to hear of your loss. She was a great lady. May she rest in peace.
Doug & Sylvia Zwicker, Brian & Kim Mansfield
We are so sorry for your loss. We have many memories of the Turner family especially Lester, not many of Miss Emilie but many of her horse Peppie. Hold all your memories close. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
so sorry for the loss of your mom Kevin we had many good times and laughs when I did her hair for many years at david hairstylists