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Muriel  Zakariassen

Muriel Gertrude Zakariassen

Saturday, October 9th, 1920 - Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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It is with great sadness that the family of Muriel Gertrude Zakariassen, 98, of Garden Lots announces her passing on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Ryan Hall Nursing Home, Bridgewater.

Born in Blue Rocks, she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Barbara (Richardson) Whynacht.

Muriel was a member of Central United Church, Lunenburg. Muriel (Mom) met and married “Zakie” who was stationed at Camp Norway during the war. They sailed on the Queen Mary to Norway where they lived for a short time, returning to Lunenburg to make their forever home.

She loved to bake and garden and her craft festivals were always something she looked forward to. She brought smiles to all those around her with her kind heart, witty conversation and joke telling. Other times all that was needed was a colored pencil and blank canvas. All of these smiles will endure as loving memories of a generous soul.

She is survived by her son, Arnold and his wife Gail of Rockland, ON; sister, Winnie (Michael) Rybak, Chicago; grandchildren, Denise (Justin) Tremblay, ON and Ryan (Jennifer), ON; great-grandchildren, Emilie and Eric; sister-in-law, Isabel Whynacht, Lunenburg.

Muriel was predeceased by her husband, Einar and a brother, Gordon.

Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy. # 3, Lunenburg, where a committal service will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow at the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, Lunenburg.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Muriel’s memory may be made to Central United Church or to a charity of your choice.

The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff at Ryan Hall for the care and compassion shown to Mom during her time there.
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  • Service

    Saturday, April 27th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, April 27th, 2019 11:00am
    Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home
    11213 Hwy. # 3
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    A committal service will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy. # 3, Lunenburg.
  • Reception

    Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home
    11213 Hwy. # 3
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Brian & Jean Anderson

Posted at 01:33pm
Arnold, Gail & family, Jean & I are sorry to hear of your mothers passing. We know you and Gail spent a lot of time with your parents and she will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time. Brian &Jean

Pat and Claire

Posted at 11:29am
so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. we're thinking of you both, and Ryan and Denise.

Gary and Carol Anne Gallant and family

Posted at 11:16am
Muriel was such a ray of sunshine in our lives. We always enjoyed the long conversations we had with her. Love you and miss you Muriel. Xo
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Posted at 06:41pm
I am so sorry for your loss. she lived a long life, the ending being unkind to her. As much as it is sad, it is also good that she can now be free of all of her afflictions. all the best to all of you. I hear that Denise, Ryan, spouses and children were with you. That in isnself is very special.

douglas G. corkum

Posted at 07:11am
Prayers and Condolences To The Zakariassen Family,Nevertell Camp and Douglas G. and Pauline F.Corkum

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