October 1, 1935 – November 5, 2020
Martinson, Phyllis “Lorna” – Age 85, passed away in Heart of the Valley, Middleton, N.S. on November 5th, 2020.
Born in Digby on October 1st, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Constance “Connie” (Woodman) Connell. Lorna attended school in Digby and graduated from The Provincial Normal School in Truro.
She taught school for many years in Digby, Fort George (Chisasibi) Northern Quebec, Freeport and Kitkatla B.C.. Lorna entered The Sisterhood of St. John the Divine (Anglican Church of Canada) Toronto, Ontario, after leaving Fort George. She was a devout Christian and life long member of the Anglican Church.
Lorna received joy in helping others and teaching christianity. While living in Northern British Columbia, she and her husband John developed many life long friendships in their communities.
She was predeceased by her brother, Edward “Chub” and her husband Rev. Canon John Cecil Martinson. Lorna is survived by her brothers, Kenneth (Maxine), Smith’s Cove and Jack, Digby; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
By request there will be no visitation or flowers. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a very limited attendance will be permitted and be by invitation only. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Special thanks to the staff of Heart of the Valley for their care and support.
Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book at www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com Obituary
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