FOOTE, Portia O. – age 71, Deerfield, Yarmouth Co., passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 22, 2019 with her family by her side. Born November 24, 1948 in Yarmouth, she was a daughter of the late Percy and Dorothy (Rhyno) Nickerson. Portia worked at the Cotton Mill most of her working life but ended her working career by tending children in her home. Her main concern was being a great wife, mother and grandmother. She loved to cook, the children she tended over the years and enjoyed the simple life. Everything revolved around her family. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, John Foote and her 2 sons, John (Wanda) Foote, Eelbrook , Jim (Marsha) Foote, Wedgeport and daughter Sherry (Stix) McCallum, Sus, along with grandchildren, JD, Stevo, Jessica, Portia, Joshua, Joëlle, Nadine, Gilles, Jean-Guy and Jacques and 7 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her 2 brothers and 3 sisters. Aside from her parents, she was predeceased by 1 brother. There will be no Visitation as per the family’s request. A Celebration of Life will be held at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, December 29 at Pleasant Valley Fire Hall, Pleasant Valley. As per family’s request no flowers. Donations in Portia’s memory may be made to the Brazil Lake Church and VON Yarmouth Chapter. Arrangements have been entrusted to H.M. Huskilson’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth where you may sign the online guestbook by visiting www.huskilson.net.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Portia Olive Foote December 22 2019..
Death notice for the town of: Wedgeport, Province: Nova Scotia