It is with great sadness we announce the passing of
E. Aretta Pyke, 104 years, of Springhill,
on Saturday, February 4, 2023 in the Cumberland Regional Health Care
Born in Springhill, NS, she was a daughter of the late
Charles and Margaret (Rector) Pettigrew.
She will be dearly missed by daughters, Carolyn Torrie,
Amherst, Millie (John) Warner, Amherst and Janis (Norman) Fulton,
Cumberland, ON; grandchildren Mark, Robbie and Claire; great
grandchild Bea; as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Eugene; son in law Bob
Torrie; grandson Matthew; as well as one sister and several
Arrangements are under the care and supervision of
A .H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane
Street, Springhill, NS (902-597-2361). Cremation has taken place.
There is no public visiting or service. A private graveside service
will be held in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, at a later
If so desired donations in Aretta's memory may be made to the
St. Andrew's Wesley United Church, Hillside Cemetery, or a charity of
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family
by visiting Aretta's online memorial at www.brownsfuneralhome.com or
through the A H Brown Funeral Home Facebook