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Agnes  Tanner

Agnes Diana Tanner

Thursday, January 3rd, 1935 - Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Obituary

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Agnes Diana Tanner, 83, of Lunenburg and formerly of Stonehurst, on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater.

Born in Stonehurst, Agnes was the daughter of the late King and Maisie (Knickle) Tanner.

Agnes was a proud wife of a fisherman and homemaker. She loved to spend her time taking care of her family and spending time tending to her gardens. When she was able, she also enjoyed selling her knitted doll clothes and flower arrangements at flea markets in the area. Agnes was a great lover of dogs, and most recently Lily and Crystal were the benefactors of her love.

Agnes is survived by her daughter, Jaunita (Leonard) Rodenhiser, Dayspring; sisters, Joyce (Ray Wile) Tanner, Wileville; Bonnie Ann (Avery) Milton, Middlewood; Wendy (Joel) Tanner, Stonehurst; brother, Lewis (Shirley) Tanner, Dayspring; grandchildren Andrew, Evan and Hailey.

She was predeceased by her husband William; brother Barry Tanner and sister Bertha McNeil.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, Hwy. # 3, Lunenburg, and from where visitation will be held on Sunday from 7-9 pm with a funeral service to follow on Monday at 1:00 pm. Rev. Lee Simpson officiating. Interment will be in Lower Blue Rocks Cemetery, Blue Rocks.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made to the I.W.K. or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 16th, 2018 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Sunday, December 16th, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home
    Address
    11213 Hwy. # 3
    LUNENBURG, NS B0J 2C0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, December 17th, 2018 | 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, December 17th, 2018 1:00pm
    Location
    Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home
    Address
    11213 Hwy. # 3
    LUNENBURG, NS B0J 2C0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Lee Simpson
  • Interment

    Location
    Lower Blue Rocks Cemetery
    Address
    BLUE ROCKS, NS

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Monica Maughan

Posted at 07:42pm
Dear Jaunita, Leonard and Hailey... We are sorry to read the passing of your Mom, Jaunita. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May the memories you made help with those difficult days. Deepest Sympathy... love Monica nad Vernon
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Charley Corkum-Cleveland

Posted at 09:17am
Even though i never saw my 1st cousin Agnes since i was a teenager living in West La Have, I do remember her visits with her mom, I do remember her gentle nature and loving ways, she looked so much like her mom, RIP Agnes.
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Gwen Slauenwhite

Posted at 08:03pm
so sad to hear of Aggies passing. She was such a gentle kind soul with a dry sense of humor that could catch me off guard ( in a good way) . I always marveled at the relationship she had with her brother Lewis ( My step dad) - They shared the same dry sense of humor and at times would just share a smile across the room. It was like they knew what each other was thinking. Sharing a private joke. I will miss Aggie but taje cinfirt in knowing she is at last with Billy “her one and only love” .
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