Elmer « Omie » Winchester
December 13, 1948 – December 6, 2018
Sadly we announce Elmer Lane “Omie” Winchester, a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother passed away peacefully on December 6, 2018 with his loving wife and family by his side in Digby General Hospital at age 69.
Born in Digby, he was a son of the late Robert and Hazel (Gidney) Winchester. Omie was a fisherman all of his life, lobster fishing, weir fishing and also owned his own lobster plant for a few years. He had a big heart, was kind, generous and he would always help anyone who needed anything. He enjoyed relaxing and watching his TV and getting together with his friends. He loved family time and sitting on the wharf to have his coffee and socialize.
Omie will be greatly missed by his wife, Sherry Winchester (Seeley); daughters, Brenda (Justin) Barker, Bethany Winchester (Terry Matthews); stepchildren, Jason (Renee) Stewart, James (Cheryl) Stewart, Amanda Stewart; sister, Lori Winchester (Sidney McCullough); brother, Andy (Christy) Winchester; son in-law, Scott Lewis; grandchildren, Alexander, Matthew, Isabella, Maddison, Marcus, Anthony, Adam, Paul, Connor, Cristiano, Sophie, Johnathan, Jessica; great-grandchildren, Thomas, Piper, Tatijana, Aiden, Layla, Gabriel, Hayley, Ethan. Omie is also survived by mother in-law, Charlotte Seeley; sister in-laws, Gail, Janice, Judy, Jennie; brother in-law, Michael also many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brother, Stewart Winchester; stepfather, Sydney Westcott and father in-law, Eddie Seeley.
A celebration of Omie’s life will be 1pm, Friday December 14, 2018 at Jayne’s Funeral Home, Digby (902-245-2525) Rev. Mark Cress will preside. Donations in memory may be made to a local charity of your choice. Leave condolences at www.jaynesfuneralhome.com
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Elmer Omie Winchester 2018..