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Evelyn Eileen Canning


Evelyn Eileen Canning, 94, of Springhill, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Willow Lodge, Tatamagouche.

Born in Springhill, she was a daughter of the late James and Florence Pettigrew.

She will be sadly missed by her daughter Florence Evelyn (John) Backa, Springhill, NS; eight grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and one great great grandson.

She was predeceased by her husband Donald Canning; son Fredric; grandson Troy; great grandson Adam; brothers Lloyd, Arthur and George; sisters, Ivy Bird, Viola Rector, Ethel Jewkes, and Hazel Lusignan.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of A. H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill (902 597 2361).  As per Evelyn's request there will be no services.  Burial in West Brook Cemetery.

Condolences and memories of Evelyn may be shared with her family by visiting her online memorial at

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Burial Location
West Brook Cemetery

Requested Charity
Charity of your choice.