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Mary Lillian Rowett


Mary Lillian Rowett

Surrounded by her loving family, Mary Lillian Rowett, 93, of Springhill Junction, passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019, at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Born in Springhill, she was a daughter of the late John and Mabel (White) Meekins.

Mary enjoyed long drives in the country and looking for bears. She enjoyed her privacy but looked forward to a good visit with a hot cup of tea with friends and spending time with her beloved family.

Mary will be dearly missed by her husband of forty years, John "Jack" Rowett, Springhil Junction; her son, Mark, Springhill Junction; five grandchildren, Krystal (Andrew) Rushton, Raymond (Tracy) Redding, Ricky (Linda) Redding, Robin (Lynn) Redding, and Mary Adams; several great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a daughter Judith Ann McKay, two brothers and five sisters.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of the A H Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill, (902-597-2361) from where visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 2-4 and 6-8 pm. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 26 at 2 pm at The Salvation Army Community Church, 93 Main Street, Springhill, with Lieutenant Stephen Toynton and Lieutenant Rosalyn Toynton officiating.  Burial to follow in the Hillside Cemetery, Springhill.

If so desired, donations in Mary's memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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

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Service Date
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Service Time
2:00 pm
Service Location
Salvation Army Citadel, Main Street, Springhill, NS

Sep 25, 2019
Visitation Time
2:00 to 4:00 pm and 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Visitation Location
A H Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, NS

Burial Date
Sep 26, 2019
Burial Time
Following the Funeral Service
Burial Location
Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS

Requested Charity
Heart and Stroke Foundation