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 Phyllis Marguerite <I>Northup</I> Powell

Phyllis Marguerite Northup Powell

Birth
Riverside Corner, Hants County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 1 Feb 2015 (aged 94)
Windsor, Hants County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Burial West Gore, Hants County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Memorial ID 176335321 · View Source
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Phyllis Powell , 94 years old. Phyllis was born in Riverside, Nova Scotia, on the farm of Ernest and Emily MacDougal on September 8, 1920. She was the first of nine children born to Gladys MacCulloch and Earl Northup when her father returned from service in World War I. Earl and his sister Em grew up on a large farm in Stanley, at the time that was managed by Earls youngest brother Vernon Northup.

Phyllis married Frank Powell in 1940. They met at a Saturday evening dance in the old courthouse, on the Courthouse Hill; unoccupied by travelling district judges who once worked in the outlying areas surrounding, Halifax, Windsor and the Valley.

The first year of their married life they resided on the farm of Michael and Katy Powell, Franks parents in West Gore. On the armistice of World War II and Frank leaving the army, they moved to the growing town of Dartmouth where they raised their family and spent all their working lives.

Phyllis and Frank retired to West Gore where Frank built his retirement house, after having built houses in Dartmouth and selling them over the years. Phyllis lived alone in their West Gore house for 8 years, then at Dykeland Lodge in Windsor for five years.

Phyllis was pre deceased by her husband in 2000, and their youngest son, Michael who died tragically at 43 years of age when helping a school friend with his young troubled family.
Funeral services will be held at the Disciples of Christ Church in West Gore on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 2pm.


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  • Created by: Barrie Wile
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176335321
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Phyllis Marguerite Northup Powell (8 Sep 1920–1 Feb 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176335321, citing West Gore Cemetery, West Gore, Hants County, Nova Scotia, Canada ; Maintained by Barrie Wile (contributor 47931125) .