Eva McKinley

Eva McKinley

1926 - 2013

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McKinley, Eva Irene-87, Bramber, passed away peacefully at the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, in the Palliative Care Unit on December 15, 2013. Born in Bramber July 23, 1926, she was the daughter of the late James Percy and Ethel Maude (Lake) Macumber. She worked hard all her life. She picked apples for Cliff Strong, and worked many years at the Avonview Rest Home until 1986. She loved her family and made them her priority. She was a terrific cook and loved to have people pop in and share with her. She enjoyed working in her flower garden as well as picking berries for cooking or preserving. Eva was also a big fan of Bluegrass and Country Music. The Macumbers were all full of music. She is survived by her long time friend Wayne MacAskill, sons Ralph(Carol) Bramber, Ronald (Anne) Cheverie,Robert (Kathy) Bramber, 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren, brothers Clayton ,Edmonton ,Charlie, Pembroke , sisters Marjorie Lynch, Dartmouth, Doreen Tucker Burlington. She was predeceased by her husband Arthur, infant daughter Beatrice Maude McKinley, grandson Jeffrey McKinley,brothers Henry, Leland, Samuel, Everett, Stafford, Parnell, Maynard, sisters Izetta McNamara and Elsie Armstrong. Cremation has taken place with visitation Thursday evening December 19th from 7 to 9 pm. In the J Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy 215 Summerville and a memorial service will be held Friday at 2 pm. In the Kempt United Baptist Church Summerville Rev. Garnet Parker officiating with a private family burial at a later date. Reception to follow in the Church Basement. Family flowers only donations can be made to the Palliative Care Unit at the Hants Community Hospital, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, or charity of choice. A special thank you to the staff of the pallitive Care Unit of the HCH and to the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Summerville, N.S.. Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of the J Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy 215 Summerville, Phone 902-633-2431 or please visit our website at www.allenfh.ca to sign the guest book or send private condolences
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