Pickles, Sylvia Doris – Age 76, Chaswood, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2017, surrounded by loved ones in Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital, Musquodoboit Harbour. Born in Eastville, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Evelyn (Weir) Dunlap.
Sylvia had been a hairdresser since 1975 and worked out of her home. The many customers over the years enjoyed her conversations and the beauty of her gardens. She and her husband Harry spent many hours working on them, and were loyal members of the Valley Weeders. When not in the gardens, they could be found at bluegrass festivals and enjoyed many nights of dancing.
She will be loved and missed by children, Wayne (Dianna), Sherry (Gordon) Joyce, Colin (Karen); grandchildren, Steven, Nicole, Jeremy, Ashley, Christopher; seven great-grandchildren; siblings, Lawrence (Sharon), Albert (Dianne), Donnie (Kathleen), Shirley (Bob) Ross, Rosalie (Butch) Frizzell, Betty (Jim) Rector, Faye (Willie) Courtney, Barbie (Gordie) Miller, Cecil (Lillian); many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry; grandson, Colin; brothers William “Willie”, Wesley.
Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held in Hillside Cemetery, Middle Musquodoboit, at 2 p.m. on Friday. Following this, a time of remembrance and reception celebrating Sylvia’s life, will be held downstairs in Middleton United Church, Middle Musquodoboit. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.
Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.
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