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Frances Gail Bailey


Frances Gail Bailey

It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of our mother, Frances Gail Bailey, 81 years of Springhill, on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 in Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Born in Springhill, Gail was a daughter of the late Frank and Stella (Whalen) Allen.

Gail spent three years in the Canadian Air Force, followed by thirty-four years working at MacAloney/High Crest Nursing Home. She enjoyed spending time at the cottage, crafts, and her family.

She will be dearly missed by her daughters, Barbara Fraser, Cheryl (Gerald) Cliffe and Donna (Dwight) Guthro; son, Frank (Kim) Bailey; eight grandchildren, Carrie (Paul) Williams, Gerald (Chrissy) Cliffe Jr., Heather (Brian) Guthro, Sarah Guthro, Taylor (Kursten) Bailey, Monica (Denny) Snowden, Heidi Fraser, and David (Carolyn) Fraser; six great grandchildren; a sister, Mary Brown, and brothers, Frank (Joan) Allen, and Richard (Faith) Allen

Besides her parents, Gail was predeceased by her husband Lawrence Bailey and son-in-law Carl Fraser.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of A H Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill, (902 597 2361) from where visitation will be held 6-8 pm on Friday, November 16, 2018. A funeral mass will be held at St. John The Baptist Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 10 am with Father Phil Thibodeau presiding. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.

If so desired donations in memory of Gail may be made to the Canadian Kidney Foundation or a charity of the donor's choice.

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

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Service Date
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Service Time
10:00 am
Service Location
St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Springhill, NS

Nov 16, 2018
Visitation Time
6:00 to 8:00 pm
Visitation Location
A H Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, NS

Burial Date
Nov 17, 2918
Burial Time
Following the Service
Burial Location
North Street Roman Catholic Cemetery, Springhill, NS

Requested Charity
Kidney Foundation or charity of choice