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Hilda Eileen Wardrope Lumsden
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Birth: unknown
Death: Mar. 13, 2008

Halifax, NS | Sun, April 13th, 2008
LUMSDEN, Hilda Eileen - 89, Stewiacke/Truro, passed away peacefully after a brief illness, on March 13, 2008, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Milford, she was a daughter of the late Chester and Florence (Goff) Wardrope. Hilda was a proud independent individual who was always willing to help others. She loved meeting people, traveling and was extremely competitive at the card table. After spending most of her child rearing years in Saint John and New Glasgow, she moved to Ottawa and was employed by the Federal Government until her retirement in 1983. She was a devoted member of the Rebekahs for 72 years and proud of the number of offices that she held. She returned to Nova Scotia in 2002 living in Stewiacke and just recently moved to Truro. Hilda is survived by daughters, Euloth Bing, Westminster, CO; Karen Stewart (Tom), Chetwynd, B.C.; Heather Williams (Monte), Hopewell; Janice Udell (Reg), Spruce Grove, Alta.; Joyce MacKenzie (Alex), Edmonton, Alta.; Cindy Mitchell, Truro; sons, Wayne (Lori), Albert Bridge; Chester (Doris), Debert; sister, Edna Blaikie, Truro; brother, Roger Wardrope (Jen), Milford; 23 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, and one special great great-granddaughter, Isabella, who she was especially proud of, having held her on her lap for many hours; brother-in-law, Lenard Ripley. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter; infant daughter, Sandra; great-grandson, Kyle Mitchell; sisters, Mildred Wardrope, Hazel Ripley, and daughter-in-law, Phyllis Lumsden. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday with funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, both in Ettinger Funeral Home, 2812 Main St., Shubenacadie, Rev. Helen Waddell officiating. Interment in Milford Cemetery, Milford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Hilda to the Victorian Order of Nurses, local food bank or charity of your choice. Family and friends may sign the guest book at: E-mail condolences to: 
Milford Cemetery
Milford Station
Hants County
Nova Scotia, Canada
Created by: Donald Gordon Dalrymple
Record added: Apr 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25964842
Hilda Eileen <i>Wardrope</i> Lumsden
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