Camilla Amelia (Whitty) Kew
It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our beloved
wife, mother and sister, Camilla Amelia Kew (Whitty). Camilla passed
away Friday, Nov. 22nd, 2019 in the Halifax
Palliative Care Unit, VG Site surrounded by her loving family and
Camilla was born on July 4, 1954 to Blanche Whitty (Morgan)
of Sydney Mines and Timothy Whitty of Ingonish Beach. Having been
raised in Sydney Mines, Camilla later moved to Thunder Bay, ON where
she met her husband, Wayne. After many years, the pull of the ocean
and her family, led them back to Cape Breton.
All those that knew her, knew that Camilla was a loving and
caring person. Spending her working years in various positions, always
taking pride in providing wonderful service and having a positive
impact on those around her. In later years, her desire to help seniors
led her back to school to become a CCA, working in several nursing
homes in Thunder Bay, as well as her last position, at Oceanview Manor
in Neil’s Harbour. Camilla also enjoyed making beautiful
jewelry and crafts and has made an abundance of friends over the years
while attending many craft shows, as well as being a member of the
legion in Port Hawkesbury.
Camilla is survived by her husband, Wayne Kew, as well as
daughter, Michelle (Paul) Mackley and son, Ernie (Terri Wadden)
Redquest, both of Dartmouth; special grandchildren, Michael, Melissa
and Brody. She is also survived by sisters, Jean Bell, Thunder Bay;
Helen MacLean, Port Hawkesbury; brothers, Gus and Timmy (Wanda), both
of Sydney Mines and Percy (Kim Dunphy) of Ingonish, as well as many
nieces and nephews. Camilla is also leaving behind her precious fur
baby, Misty, who was able to visit her in hospital and brought amazing
joy to her on her last night.
In addition to her parents, Camilla is also predeceased by
sisters, Jacqueline (Jay) and Linda, as well as brother, Joseph in
infancy, as well as many special fur babies.
A service will take place on Wednesday, November
27th at 11a.m., under the direction of Dennis
Haverstock Funeral Home, 724 Granville St., Port Hawkesbury.
Visitation will take place prior to the service. Burial at a later
The family would like to thank all of the wonderful and
caring staff at both the VG and Halifax Infirmary, who took wonderful
care of Camilla during her journey, as well as Judy MacLean, her
lifelong best friend, who has been an amazing source of help and
support to both Camilla and her family, during this
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian
Cancer Society, or the Sunshine Room at the VG Hospital, or to a
charity of your choice. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the
family at www.haverstocks.com
Enjoy your time now with so
many of your loved ones Mom, and rest assured that we will all be
okay, knowing that you are no longer in pain. Until we meet again.
Love and miss you forever.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Camilla Amelia Whitty Kew 19542019..
Death notice for the town of: Port-Hawkesbury, Province: Nova Scotia