Marina Persis Hill
HILL, Marina Persis – 80, Bass
River, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at
Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Truro, she was a
daughter of the late Robie and Lillian (Thompson) Hill.
Marina was a school teacher and taught in the Halifax area
for most of her career, retiring from Rockingham Elementary School.
She was a member of Bass River United Baptist Church where she was
very active in the life and work of the church. Although Marina had no
children of her own, she was always enthusiastic and willing to
babysit for others. Many will remember her outgoing personality and
willingness to help others and never expecting anything in return; she
gave countless drives to people in her community to medical
appointments in Truro and Halifax.
Marina is survived by her sister, Joan Branch, Atikokan,
Ontario; nieces, Carolyn Crosby-Gidney, Little River, Digby County;
Cindy (Ross) Carpenter, Vancouver, British Columbia; Nancy
Sauvé, North Vancouver, British Columbia; Dene Moore (John
Baldock), Coquitlam, British Columbia; nephews, Jon Moore, Vancouver,
British Columbia; Quentin (Lori) Branch, Atikokan, Ontario; Ike Moore,
Vancouver, British Columbia. Along with her parents, she was
predeceased by her sister, Geraldine Moore; nieces, Jennifer, Valerie
« Valley »; nephew, Timmy.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall –
Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where Marina’s
family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, August 21, 2019.
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, August 22, 2019, at
Bass River United Baptist Church, 5692 Highway 2, Bass River, Mr.
Larry Tirrell officiating. Interment in Bass River Baptist Cemetery.
Reception will follow in Victoria Hall. If so desired, donations in
Marina’s memory to Bass River United Baptist Church or Bass
River Baptist Cemetery are welcomed. Private messages of condolence
may be sent to the family by viewing Marina’s obituary
on-line and selecting Send A Condolence » at:
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Marina Persis Hill 19382019..
Décès pour la Ville: Truro, Province: Nova Scotia