Courtesy of Gail Edwards
Obituary: SMELTZER, Roxanna Ilene May (NS)
Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia
SMELTZER, Roxanna Ilene May - 77, Middle Sackville, died February 24, 1998, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Billtown, she was a daughter of the late Hubert and Gladys (Wagoner) Sanford. She worked at the Kentville Sanatorium for many years and was a foster parent, bringing up many foster children in the Kentville area. She enjoyed knitting. Surviving are daughters, Cheryl Judith (Mrs. Robert Blumsun), Lake Echo; Holly Anne (Mrs. George Pelley), Sackville; sister, Gertrude Doiron, New Brunswick; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by son, Ronald Theodore Halverson; her first husband, Lawrence Theodore Halverson; her second husband, Charles Robert Smeltzer. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Old Sackville Road, Rev. Bonnie Baird officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
Wednesday, February 25, 1998