Edna Jean Parker
PARKER, Edna Jean (Davis)
Age 90, of Lower Sackville, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 25, 2019 in Parkstone Enhanced Care. Born on December 12, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Ethel Margaret (Phillips) and George William Davis of Halifax. A graduate of the Halifax Business Academy she worked off and on as an office clerk first at Imperial Oil on Sackville Street, then when her children were older she worked as a clerk with the Department of National Defence, then with the Provincial Government in Ontario and later New Brunswick. Wife of a soldier she travelled and lived in many places in Canada and Europe. She played the piano and organ and had many pleasurable hours with her music. She encouraged her children and grandchildren to appreciate music throughout their lives. She enjoyed gardening at her house in Dutch Settlement and always took pride and care in her residences. She will be remembered for her unique sense of humour and quick wit, but most of all her endless love for her family. Predeceased by her loving husband, Robert Hewlett Parker, her brother William Davis and sister, Florence Young. Survived by her children, Stephanie Paddock (Ray Goldsmith), Richard Parker (Cheryl), Roberta Jones (Dennis), Melanie Verboom (Paul); grandchildren, Maxwell Paddock (Sheila), Robert Paddock (Pam), Bernie Parker (Melissa), Ricky Parker, Samantha Jones (Ryan Baxter), Sarah-Jean Jones, Connor Verboom, Parker Verboom and many great-grandchildren, sister, Greta Gray, nieces, nephews and extended family. A special thank you to the staff of Parkstone for their care and compassion. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 29 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive. A Celebration of Life will take place in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, January 30 at 1 p.m. All are welcome to attend a reception following the service in St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church Hall, 954 Old Sackville Road. For those wishing, donations to St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church would be appreciated. Online condolences may be sent to www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com Sackville Chapel.
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Edna Jean Parker 2019..
Décès pour la Ville: Sackville, Province: Nova Scotia