WYLDE – Genesta E., 102, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, of Port Medway, Nova Scotia, died on June 17th, 2010 at Queens General Hospital, Liverpool.
Born in Port Medway, Nova Scotia Mrs. Wylde later moved to Rahway and Clifford Beach, N.J. before moving back to Canada in 1968. She was an avid animal lover, caring for many exotic animals during her lifetime.
She is survived by sons Russell Wylde and wife Nancy of California, Donald Wylde of Winfield Park, N.J. and daughter Ruth Tracey of California. She is also survived by adoring grandchildren Donna Schautz, Patty Ruby, Kimberly Wylde, David Updegraff, her 11 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great grandchildren and her 100 year old sister Evelyn Guckert Manthorne and many loving relatives and friends.
Mrs. Wylde was predeceased by her loving husband Ernest, brothers Archibald and Anson Smith, grandsons Scott Updegraff and Mark Wylde.
Arrangements are under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A private service will be held at a later date at Greenwood Cemetery, Port Medway. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Greenwood Cemetery, c/o Mr. M. Whynot, P.O. Box 104 Port Medway, NS B0J-2T0. Online condolences may be made at www.chandlersfuneral.com.Print Obituary & Condolences