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Gladys Richardson

Gladys Amelia Richardson

Tuesday, August 22nd, 1939 - Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Obituary

Gladys Amelia Richardson
79, of Northwest Cove, We the heartbroken family of Gladys Amelia (Coolen) Richardson, age 79, want to announce her passing on Sunday May 19th at home with her loving niece and caregiver Barbara; sister, Lydia and niece, Debbie by her side. Gladys is the daughter of the late James A and Dorothy Coolen of Northwest Cove. In earlier years Gladys worked at the original “Thriftway” store in Hubbards. She worked several positions cleaning homes for various people of whom she adored.Her biggest love of life was her love for family and friends of which she had so many. You can be sure you would always be greeted by a gentle hug and a kiss and told you were loved. Over the years at various variety shows, churches or in her home, accompanied by her husband, you would hear her voice singing beautifully while playing several instruments – She was so talented. Gladys had a love for everyone like no other. She was the happiest when making others happy be that by her music/singing, her many served home-cooked meals or just spending time with you. Every Tuesday she looked so forward to spending time with her bowling family in Halifax of which she did for years. Gladys is survived by her loving sister, Lydia (William Miller) and brother, James S. both of Northwest Cove; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband Douglas Richardson; sister, Cora Faye; nephew, Charles William Miller. The family will receive visitors 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21st in the Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards. Funeral will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22nd in the Birchy Head Baptist Church, Birch Head. Pastor John Purdy officiating. Thank you to Dr. Gowan and the Palliative Care Team, the nurses and doctors and the South Shore Regional Hospital, 3rd Floor. The Red Cross and the VON’s for all they had done. A special thank you to everyone who showed their love, kindness and support during this most sad difficult time. As Gladys would say “We Love You All”. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory of Gladys at the Canadian Cancer Society or the Red Cross. Online condolences can be made to www.rawalker.ca
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards
    Address
    10429 St. Margaret's Bay Road
    Hubbards, Nova Scotia B0J 1T0
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  • Service

    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Birchy Head Baptist Church
    Address
    1532 Hwy 329
    Birchy Head, Nova Scotia B0J 1T0
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Jim and Sue

Posted at 08:21pm
Probably the sweetest lady you could ever meet. We will miss her and her faith.😢. Jim and Susan Slaunwhite
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Indian Harbour Community Church

Posted at 09:23am
Dear family and friends of Gladys.

It is indeed a tough time for you. We will be mourning the passing of such a fantastic person. Among so many other way Gladys will be remembered as a true global citizen. She lovingly continued throughout the years to share an interest and support of the little church as it provided for children and families locally and worldwide.

With thoughts and prayers as she's 'leaning on the Everlasting Arms.' : )

The Indian Harbour Community Church.
GS

Gloria Stevens

Posted at 11:26am
To the Family, please accept my heartfelt sympathy. I was heartbroken to hear of Gladdie's passing. She was a most caring,loving and wonderful person.She could always bring joy to your heart and a smile to your face. She will be deeply missed by everyone who knew her.she was the Best.
NR

Nancy Richardson

Posted at 04:35pm
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Gladys was such a fine, caring and loving person. She will be missed by so many.
In Deepest Sympathy.
David Sears and Nancy Richardson
CM

Corinne Manuel

Posted at 08:21am
My heartfelt condolences to all of the family.I will never forget my sweet cousin " Gladoila". We had so many happy and wonderful times in each others houses.Oh..how the music rang out as we all played our instruments and sang.No one will EVER be able to cook and bake like you did. You were so generous in sharing your recipes with us but somehow, they just never tasted the same as when you made them. You were the kindest, most gentle, giving and loving person I have ever known.I was blessed to be able to share 3 hrs with you just a week ago, share our memories, we had some laughs and shared our memories. I will always remember my sweet "Gladolia" and you will live in my heart and memories forever. I promised you when I left last weekend that someday we would meet again and you would do the "Shimmy", only you could do that dance that made me laugh everytime.
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