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Minnie Christina "Tena" Grover DeYoung
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1920
Whitehead
Nova Scotia, Canada
Death: Apr. 17, 2009
Antigonish
Nova Scotia, Canada

Obituary
DeYOUNG, Minnie Christina "Tena"
89, R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish and formerly of Goshen, Guysborough Co. and Trenton, died Friday, April 17, 2009, in the home. Born in Whitehead, Guysborough Co., she was a daughter of the late William and Cordelia (Feltmate) Grover. She was a member of Christ the King Roman Catholic Church, Trenton. Tena was a meticulous housekeeper and excellent cook and no one ever left her home hungry. A homemaker for most of her life, Tena also worked in various bakeries in the New Glasgow area. She is survived by son, Earl (Donna), Toronto, Ont.; grandson, Reggie (Heidi), and great-granddaughter, Hannah, both of Vancouver; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, Joseph; brothers, Albert, Robert, Winslow, Douglas, Seward and infant brothers, William and Wentzell; sisters, Elsie, Wilma. Visitation will be held Friday, May 8, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, 17545 Highway 316, Country Harbour. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Saturday, May 9, at 10 a.m. in Christ the King Roman Catholic Church, Trenton with Father Gary MacPherson officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the R.K. MacDonald Foundation or Christ the King Roman Catholic Church. Tena's family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Dellie Floor, for the warmth, compassion and love shown to Tena during her stay. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, 17545 Highway 316, Country Harbour. On-line condolences may be made at: www.gwgiffin.com 
 
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 Parents:
  William Albert Grover (1876 - 1967)
  Cordelia Jane Feltmate Grover (1882 - 1967)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Willard DeYoung (1918 - 1981)*
 
 Children:
  Earl J. DeYoung (1941 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Douglas Laurier Grover (1910 - 2003)*
  Seward Arthur Grover (1918 - 1999)*
  Minnie Christina Grover DeYoung (1920 - 2009)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Christ the King Catholic Cemetery
Trenton
Pictou County
Nova Scotia, Canada
 
Created by: Steve Newnom
Record added: Jan 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103484290
Minnie Christina Tena <i>Grover</i> DeYoung
Added by: Jody Marie MacKeil
 
Minnie Christina Tena <i>Grover</i> DeYoung
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