Edna  Spurr

Edna May Spurr

Wednesday, January 1st, 1936 - Saturday, June 29th, 2019
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SPURR, Edna May – age 83 of Yarmouth, N.S. passed away peacefully on June 29,2019 at Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Lake George Yarmouth Co., she was a daughter to the late Hanford and Anna (Killam) Ellis. Edna was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who loved her family dearly. She was a homemaker who took great pride in raising her children. She loved to knit, especially mittens to provide to people to warm their hands. Everyone who knew her loved her and she loved them back. She is survived by her daughters; Debbie (Jim) Childs, Fort Nelson, B.C.; Evelyn Spurr, Yarmouth; Gail (Pat) Newell, Plymouth; Carol (John) Deveau, South Ohio; Anne (George) Muise, Yarmouth; sons, Jim (Julie) Spurr, Yarmouth; Fred Spurr (Amanda LeBlanc), Fort Nelson, B.C.; Jack (Alana) Spurr, Brazil Lake; 18 Grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband, Arnold Spurr; and sister, Gertrude Croft. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 2,2019 at 10:30 A.M. from Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Raymond Pitcher officiating. Interment will follow in Yarmouth Mountain and Norwood Cemeteries. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory may be made to the Temple Baptist Church. On-line condolences may be sent to: or you may sign the guest book on-line at
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  • Service

    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | 10:30am
    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 10:30am
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    567 Main Street
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    Rev. Raymond Pitcher
  • Interment

    Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery
    Parade Street
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Donations are being accepted for: YARMOUTH TEMPLE UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH.


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karen greenway

Posted at 09:03pm
My heartfelt condolences to my cousins and their families. I have loving and fond memories of Aunt Edna. Visiting with her when I was down to see Nan Ellis. My trips with mom to Yarmouth. We did not know that visit in the fall would be the last time mom and sis would see each other. Mom and sis enjoying that thanksgiving meal together. The ladies sitting in the car talking away , each with a bag of chips while I walk around the Yarmouth light house. Remembering the picnic with the lobster sandwiches. The memory I hold close to my heart is Aunt Edna and mom sitting at the her kitchen table, wood stove going, cup of tea and the ladies talking away. I was blessed to hear their stories. Picture from a 2010 visit.

Nan Ellis, mom and Aunt Edna are together
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Posted at 02:22pm
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you. May your heart and soul find peace and comfort. Please remember that you are not alone... We are always here for you.

Dorothy (Eldridge) Vallillee

Posted at 07:34am
My condolences in your loss; I have known Edna for many years. Recently visited her in the hospital; she seemed so pleased that I came to see her.

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Posted at 08:42pm
As you grieve know that we are remembering you and honoring the memory of Edna Spurr.
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Keith Bridgeo

Posted at 08:00pm
DJack so sorry for your loss.Deepest condolences from Keith and Jan.

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