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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
December 2017


COLSON, Viola G.
The Cape Breton Post, December 08, 2017 Friday
Passed on: December 5th, 2017

It is with great sadness that we, the family of Viola G. Colson, announce her passing at her home with her family by her bedside in Sydney, Nova Scotia on December 5, 2017. Viola was the Daughter of Wilfred and Margaret Pieroway, Shallop Cove, Newfoundland.

She is survived by her children, Charles, Margaret, Alvin, Claudine, Linda, William, Regina, Ricky, Myra, Donald, Melita, Wayne and Gary. She has 26 grandchildren amd several great grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by, husband, Leslie Colson; son, Michael; daughter, Marie, as well as brothers, William and Donald Pieroway.

She worked many years as a dietary aid at Spring Garden Villa and Breton Bay Nursing Home & General Instruments in Sydney. She was a loving mother, daughter and friend to all who knew her. One of her great passions was to knit and sew to create warmth for others she cared so much for. She always loved to have company in for tea and conversation. She loved to go for long drives and meet new friends and have yard sales. She will be sadly missed by her dear friend Margie MacPherson and her special son-in-law Ernest Hall.

Donations in loving memory of Viola Colson can be made to Red Cross and the Palliative Care Unit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Visitation for Viola will take place December 9, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at 564 Alexandra St., Sydney. A celebration of her life will take place the following day, December 10, at 2 p.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Sheldon Chant to officiate. Online condolences may be made by visiting



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