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Violet Elizabeth Maclellan

STELLARTON – Violet Elizabeth MacLellan (MacDonald), 97, of Valley View Villa, Stellarton, formerly of Sutherland’s River, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 17, 2018, in the Villa.    Born in MacLennan’s Mountain, she was a daughter of the
STELLARTON – Violet Elizabeth MacLellan (MacDonald), 97, of Valley View Villa, Stellarton, formerly of Sutherland’s River, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 17, 2018, in the Villa. Born in MacLennan’s Mountain, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Ethel (Fraser) MacDonald. Violet was a member of Sutherland’s River Presbyterian Church where she was a life member of the AMS. Violet was a school teacher in many schools through the years, retiring from Thorburn Consolidated School. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother who enjoyed cooking and baking for her family and making sure they had a drive to a practice or appointment, and making sure the grandchildren knew their facts and figures. Violet is survived; daughter, Brenda (Jackie) Fraser, Eden Lake; sons, Steve, Bible Hill; Kevin (Heather Halliday), Westville; grandchildren, Michael (Tannis), Edmonton, AB; Roy (Carol) Red Deer AB; Kim (John) Webster, Stellarton; Andrew (Jill) Trenton; Zane (Natasha), Thorburn; Keagan Noade MacLellan, Little Harbour; great grandchildren, Sean, Clara, Statira, Palmer, Harper, Carly, Willow, Violet, Flynn, Dawson, Ryan, Mark; great great grand daughter Elizabeth; sisters, Elva Roy, Kings Head; Mae Cameron and Isabel Ross, both of Valley View Villa. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by husband, Palmer; daughter, Marlene MacLellan; granddaughter, Shannon Lea (Fraser) McNeil. The family will receive visitors 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in Sutherland’s River Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Debbie Stewart officiating. Interment will be in MacLennan’s Mountain Cemetery at a later date. Family flowers only, donations in Violet’s memory may be made to Sutherland’s River Presbyterian Church or the Canadian Cancer Society. Special thanks to the wonderful care mom received at the Villa, where the second floor staff showed her much love and compassion and to the caregivers that enabled Violet and Palmer to be able to stay in their home for as long as they did. A special thank you to Heather Halliday who made Violet’s last days more comfortable. www.pkmacdonald.ca

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