Courtesy of Gail Edwards
Obituary: BEZANSON, Gertrude Eileen "Chick" (NS)
Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia
BEZANSON, Gertrude Eileen (Chick) - 63, Sheet Harbour, Halifax Co., died October 9, 1997, in Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, Sheet Harbour. Born in Richmond, P.E.I., November 13, 1933, she was a daughter of the late James and Agnes (Landry) Gomm. She was employed for many years by Mrs. Lank at Sheet Harbour Motel and as a cashier at Gammon Bros. She was a member of St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Watt Section, and a past matron of Maple Leaf Chapter. In July, she was installed Grand Ruth in the Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. She was a member of the Seniors Sunshine Club and served as treasurer until her health failed. She also assisted with the Meals on Wheels Program. Surviving are her husband, Russell; daughter, Shirley (Mrs. Gerald Porter), Louisbourg; sons, James, Timothy, Pictou; sisters, Mrs. Edith Jeffrey, Mississauga, Ont.; Mrs. Margaret Praught, Dartmouth; Mrs. Mary Renault, Aylmer, Que.; Mrs. Ella Birch, Summerside, P.E.I.; Mrs. Emma O'Laney, Barneys River, Pictou Co.; brothers, Frank, Halifax; Arthur, Garson, Ont.; six grandchildren. She was predeceased by several sisters and brothers. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, Eastern Star service 7:30 p.m. today, both in Crowell's Funeral Home, Sheet Harbour. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Watt Section, Rev. Brian Hutchens officiating. Burial in church cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Watt Section.
Friday, October 10, 1997