Courtesy of Gail Edwards
Obituary: IVERSEN, Edna Grace (NS)
Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia
IVERSEN, Edna Grace - 81, Lunenburg, died Tuesday, December 30, 1997, in Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care, Lunenburg. Born in Dorchester, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Ina (Gwinn) Rawding. She was educated in Dorchester, and went on to train as a nurse in the Massachusetts General Hospital. She practiced nursing in New York, Ontario, and later at Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg, until her retirement. She was a member of Central United Church, Lunenburg. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her husband, Leon; daughters, Candice (Mrs. Richard Harder), New York; Debbie Corkum, Lunenburg; son, Rev. William Corkum and wife Marilyn, Weyburn, Sask.; grandchildren, Nathan, Peter, Simon, Breton. She was predeceased by her first husband, William Ellis; second husband, Rev. Burton Corkum; sister, Ruth Morrison; brother, Russell Rawding. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Monday in Central United Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Robyn Brown-Hewitt officiating. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. Immediate family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care, Central United Church, Lunenburg, or to any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, Lunenburg.
Friday, January 2, 1998