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Gwen Murphy

MURPHY, Gwen Pictou  MURPHY, Gwendolyn Viola, born in Tatamagouche, August 19, 1955, a daughter of the late Dorothy (née Ferguson) & Alburn Murphy, passed peacefully in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow on Monday June 25, 2018, surrounded by her
MURPHY, Gwen Pictou MURPHY, Gwendolyn Viola, born in Tatamagouche, August 19, 1955, a daughter of the late Dorothy (née Ferguson) & Alburn Murphy, passed peacefully in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow on Monday June 25, 2018, surrounded by her loved ones. Gwen had a passion for life and always doing well by others. She loved to bake, cook, and share it all. She enjoyed her time with family & friends, and especially loved her grandchildren, trying her best to be there for all the special moments. She had a huge heart, a memorable laugh and was always there to listen and comfort anyone who confided in her. She worked in many fields over her lifetime, from Michelin, Al’s Place Restaurant, caregiver and house cleaning, which she retired from due to complications with COPD and Cancer. She is survived by her children, Dana (Rhonda), Scotsburn; Dawn (Randy), Westville; grandchildren, Noah, Lauren, Ronin & Ally; sisters, Carol (Vernon), Tatamagouche; Joan (Wayne), Truro; Elizabeth, Brantford Ontario; Bill (Eunice), Coleville, Saskatchewan; Roxanne (Jimmy) MacKenzie, West Branch; Loretta (Paul), Bible Hill; former husband, Kevin Langille, Plainfield; godchild, Erica Sutherland; many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents, Alburn & Dorothy Murphy as noted; brother, Rollie; brothers-in-law, Steven, Dennis; father-in-law, Lawrence Langille. Special mention to the Palliative Care Unit at the Aberdeen Hospital, the V.O.N. Dr Kwasnik, Debbie Williams, and all the Palliative Nurses who cared for our mother. Also to her special friends & family members who went above & beyond for her, your thoughtfulness will not be forgotten. Private Committal Service will be held in Earltown Village Cemetery. A Celebration of Life Memorial will be held 1:30-3:30PM Saturday in the Earltown Hall. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or the Earltown Village Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou. www.mclarenfuneral.ca

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