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From Nova Scotia Newspapers
ABBOTT, Selina Abbott, 82
Surviving are her sons, Raymond, South Bar, John (Carol) Port Hawkesbury and Derrick (Audra), Cold Brook, N.S.; sister, Phyllis Fry, Angus, Ontario; brother, Howard (Cora), Palgrave, Ontario; sister-in-law, Dorothy Russell, Bonavista, Nfld.; brother-in-law, Albert (Blanche), Sydney; eight grandchildren, Dennis, Blaine, Glenn, David, Carrigan, Ernest, Brendan and MacKenzie; great-grandchildren, Justin, Brayden and Zachary. Selina was predeceased by her husband, Isaac John, in 1988; son, Dennis and brother, Wilson, in infancy. Visitation was held at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. and will be held Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Trinity United Church on Friday, 2 p.m. with Rev. Donald MacDonald officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to Trinity United Church or a charity of choice.
MERCER, Eric J.
Surviving are daughters, Noreen (Leonard) March and Linda (David) King, Sydney; son, Eric John (Rick) Mercer, Sydney; eight grandchildren, Valerie (Greg) Merchant, Eastern Passage, N.S., Linda (John) Feringa, Port Elgin, Ont., Bill March (Glenda Kennedy), Howie Center, Chris March (Lori MacKinnon), Sydney, Leonard March (Carolyn Ongo), Halifax, Laura King (Gerry Arnold), Oakville Ont., Susan King (Kevin Chant), Howie Center, Chris Kelly, Sydney and 11 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Martha (Chandler) Mercer in 1989; stepfather, Lauchie Walker; infant brother, Gordon Mercer; half-sister, Muriel McElligott, Vancouver; half-brother, Arthur Gill, Moncton. Visitation will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel, Friday 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Stephen Mills officiating. Interment following at Eastmount Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or any charity. The members of Eric's family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Unit 4B, Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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