Sweet, Joan Lillian

Sweet, Joan Lillian – Age 93, Lake Charlotte, passed away April 25, 2015, in The Birches Nursing Home, Musquodoboit Harbour. Born in Dorking, Surrey, England, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Jessica (Heath) Stevens. Joan married Elliot Sweet and came to Canada as a war bride in April 1946 aboard HMHS Letitia.

Surviving are her daughters, Peggy Sweet, Shirley Campbell; son, Peter, and their families; many nieces and nephews. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family, and was predeceased by siblings, Peggy, Phyllis, Hettie, Robert, as well as her husband, Elliot.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held in Lake Charlotte Union Church on May 9 at 1 p.m., Rev. Joan Griffin officiating. Burial to be in Union Church Cemetery, Lake Charlotte. Donations may be made to Lake Charlotte Union Church or Cemetery Fund. At the request of the family, you are asked to please wear bright colours.

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