Vera Bruce, age 90, passed away peacefully at the White Hills Long Term Care Facility in Hammonds Plains, on Saturday, December 28, 2019, surrounded by her family.
Born in Boxy, NL, on August 28, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Phoebe Burt. Vera was a member of Clyde Ave. Baptist Church, Sydney Mines.
She is survived by her loving husband and devoted husband Edwin Bruce Sr., her son Edwin (Janice) Bruce Jr. of Hammonds Plains, grandsons Nicholas and Aaron, both of Halifax, Matthew (Barvi) of Guangzhou, China, and several nieces and nephews. Vera was the last surviving member of her family.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her siblings James Burt, Margaret Rogers, Marshall Burt, Dora Rose, Bella Tibbetts, George Burt, Linus Burt, Susanna Blagdon, Larry Burt, Samuel Burt, May Rose Burt, Rita Burt and Cyril Burt.
Special thanks to the staff at White Hills Long Term Care Facility for the love and compassion shown to Mom, but also to Dad, who spent every day with her since she moved there.
Visitation for Vera Bruce will take place on Friday, January 3, 2020, from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. in J. M. Jobes Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, at 2 pm in Clyde Ave. Baptist Church, with Rev. Brian Barron officiating. Donations in Vera’s memory may be made to Clyde Ave. Baptist Church, or Brookside Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to her family at www.jmjobesfuneralhome.com
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Vera Burt Bruce 2019..
Death notice for the town of: Sydney-Mines, Province: Nova Scotia