Marguerite Maud Newman

Newman, Marguerite Maud – Age 82 of Milford, passed away on May 6, 2017, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Truro, she was a daughter of the late Wilbert and Lena (Hines) Smiley.

Marguerite received a degree from Miss Murphy’s Business College. After raising her family she returned to work, retiring from Nova Scotia Sand and Gravel.

Surviving are her husband, Glen; children, Valerie (Kevin) Huntley, Daryl (Linda); grandchildren, Erica Newman, Christopher Newman, Paxton Huntley, Leeim Huntley; great-grandson, Oscar Huntley; brother, Ray (Eunice) Smiley; sister-in-law, Helen Smiley. She was predeceased by her son, Scott; siblings, Freda MacPhee, Kenneth and Edward Smiley.

Cremation has taken place. A private graveside service will be held in Gays River Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice.

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

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