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J. A. Pearl Quinn


J. A. Pearl Quinn

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Janet Alice "Pearl" Quinn aged 95 years of Springhill.  Pearl passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at High Crest Nursing Home, Springhill.

Born in Harrison Settlement, NS, she was a daughter of the Late Chester and Irene (Nicholson) Gilbert.

She was a member of the All Saints Anglican Church, Springhill. She enjoyed most woodland sports, spending half the year at their camp in Harrison Settlement, where they gardened and tended to their blueberries.  She was a great cook, and everyone loved her bread and biscuits.  She loved playing Bingo, spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She will be sadly missed by her son Robert E. Quinn (Evonne Young), River Philip, NS; grandson Michael (Anne) Quinn, Harrison Settlement, NS; grandson-in-law Lester Hunter, Springhill; great grandchildren Jason, Cody, Bryan, Hailie and Ashley; great great grandchildren; Merissa, CJ, Rhyder, Charlie, Julia, Frank and Theo; brothers, George and Gordon both of Halfway River; sister  Bernice (Ken) Brown, Riverview, NB; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Frank; daughter-in-law Joanne, granddaughter Crystal; brothers Fred and Kenneth Gilbert; sisters Phyllis Simmons, Loretta Morris and Vera Gilbert.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A. H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill, (902 597-2361) where visitation will be held on Friday from 6 to 8 pm.  Pearl's funeral will be on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 10 am.  Burial will follow in the Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS.

Those wishing to make a donation in Pearl's memory may do so to the Kidney Foundation or the charity of one’s choice.

Condolences and memories of Pearl may be shared with her family by visiting her online memorial at or through the A H Brown Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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Service Date
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Service Time
10 am
Service Location
A H Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, NS

Visitation Time
6 to 8 pm
Visitation Location
A H Brown Funeral Home, Springhll, NS

Burial Location
Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS

Requested Charity
Kidney Foundation, Charity of Choice