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Kathleen Rebecca Sutherland


Kathleen Rebecca Sutherland


With sorrow and broken hearts we the family of Kathleen Rebecca Sutherland 87, years of age, announce her peaceful passing on Feb 8, 2018 at Gables lodge with her loving family by her side. Born September 4, 1930 to the late Rose Olivea (Corkum) MacAloney and Merton Joseph MacAloney.

Kathleen enjoyed scratch tickets, bingo card games and watching movies with her friends and family, listening to her old records and her favorite tunes. She loved going to yard sales and spending time tinkering and fixing up her home and cottage with the many treasures she found at the yard sales. She loved going for walks on the beach and spending time at her home and cottage in Five islands. Kathleen spent the last five years at Gables Lodge and she had a wit and charm that caught the hearts of all who knew her. Kathleen enjoyed having a cigarette with her daughters, Shirley & Debbie, it was the highlight of her day these past few years.

She will be greatly missed by her sons, Merton "Skip" Sears (Judy), Sidney Sears, Rodney, NS; daughters Rose Cotton (Gordon) of Windham Hill, NS, Shirley Fillmore ( Brian Smith) of Amherst, NS, Debby Pettigrew (Gerald) Baker of Amherst ; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and cousins; all her friends and neighbors and everyone who knew her will remember her for her open heart and smile. We love you mom, a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck. You bet your pretty boots we do, Toodle loodle doo We Love You.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Sears, son, Glendon "Gump" Sears, sister, Mary Baker, brothers, Floyd & Richard MacAloney.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of A H Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill, (902 597 2361) from where a time of visitation will be held from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm on Monday, February 12, 2018. A funeral service will take place on Tuesday, February, 13, 2018 at 2 pm. Burial will take place in the Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS at a later date.

We the family would like to extend our thanks to all who made moms life a good one.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer Society or Charity of choice.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Kathleen's online memorial at or through the A.H. Brown Funeral Home Facebook Page.





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Service Date
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Service Time
2:00 pm
Service Location
A H Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, NS

Feb. 12, 2018
Visitation Time
2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Visitation Location
A H Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, NS

Burial Date
At a later date.
Burial Location
Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS

Requested Charity
Alzheimer's Society or charity of choice