Anita Elizabeth Richard
Richard, Anita Elizabeth – Age 76, Canso,
Guysborough Co., died Sunday, August 25, 2019, with family by her side
in Guysborough Memorial Hospital. Born in Little Dover, Guysborough
Co., she was a daughter of the late Harry and Lucy (Keefe)
Anita was a member of Star of the Sea Parish, Canso where she
was also a choir member. She was a retired nursing assistant. Having
worked at Eastern Memorial Hospital. Anita was very passionate about
her job and enjoyed the antics she and her fellow co-workers came up
with to brighten their patient’s days.
Anita was a member of the Shamrock Club, Canso, a past board
member of the Canso Library and Canso Co-op Ltd. She was a town
councillor for the former Town of Canso. Anita volunteered at every
available opportunity. She enjoyed playing bingo and
She is survived by husband, Enos; daughters, Bonnie (Walter)
Richard, Angela (David) Rhynold, all of Canso; sons, Brian (Michele),
Lower Sackville and Derek (Krista), Middle Sackville; grandchildren:
Katelyn, Kerry, Kaleigh, Abbey, Hanna, and Sophia, fur baby, Zoe;
brothers, Cyril (Sandra), New Glasgow; Terry (Margie), Paul (Lorna),
all of Canso, Gary, Little Dover; sister-in-law, Mary Ann Horne,
Antigonish; brother-in-law, Clair MacDonald, Little Dover; and several
nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Anita was predeceased by
sister, Phyllis, brothers, Kevin (in infancy) and
Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Sunday, September 1, in Dennis
Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m.
Monday, September 2, in Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Canso
with Father Jonathan Nnajiofor and Father Dan MacDonald officiating.
Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.
Memorial donations in memory of Anita may be made to Eastern
Memorial Hospital Palliative Care or Guysborough Memorial Hospital
Palliative Care. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at:
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Anita Elizabeth Richard..
Décès pour la Ville: Guysborough, Province: Nova Scotia