Judy Elizabeth (Prest) Monk

Monk (Prest), Judy Elizabeth – Age 58, Upper Musquodoboit, passed away peacefully on December 9, 2016, in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro, surrounded by family. Born in Sheet Harbour, and raised in Mooseland, she was a daughter of Sterling and Valerie (Kennedy) Prest.

Judy attended Acadia University and then Nova Scotia Teachers College, graduating in 1981. She spent her career teaching in the Musquodoboit Valley, retiring from Upper Musquodoboit in 2014. She was a member of St. James United Church where she played the organ and piano for a number of years.

She was a dedicated mother and grandmother, and will always be missed by her loving husband, Kevin; children, Jeanette, Adam (Andrea), Boyd, Jody, Jessy, Brian, Thomas, Leanne; grandchildren, Christian, Emma, Hayden, Jaxson, Emily, Lucas; brothers, Wade (Julie), Barry (Delfina); many nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

Visitation will be Tuesday, 7-9 p.m., and funeral service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m., both in St. James United Church, Upper Musquodoboit, Rev. Michael Henderson officiating. Burial will be in St. Thomas Anglican Cemetery, Mooseland. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to St. James United Church or a charity of your choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.

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