Lillian Harvie

Rhody Family Funeral Home

Lillian Ruth (McKinley) Harvie

With deep sorrow, we the family of Lillian announce her passing in Dartmouth General Hospital on August 12, 2020 after a short illness. Born in Shubenacadie NS to Edith and Howard McKinley 85 years ago. She completed grade 12 in the 4 room village school and went on to attend the Nova Scotia College of Pharmacy, graduating as a Certified Drug Clerk. She met her future husband outside a small drug store in Bedford NS in 1955. She spent 20 years working in retail pharmacies in Dartmouth. She was a sports fan her entire life. She was in a ladies bowling league for over 50 years and in 1981 she joined a golf course and golfed competitively for over 35 years. Whatever Lillian did she did it to the very best of her ability. She was a dedicated homemaker and made every house a warm and happy home.

Lillian leaves behind Ray, her loving husband of 64 years; sons, Douglas (Velma) and Jeffrey (Lin); seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren all in Ontario; brother Jim (Barb) of North Vancouver and several nieces and nephews from coast to coast. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her sister Beverly
Gladwin; brother and sister-in-law Robert and Gerri Harvie; sister and brother-in-law Doreen and Alan Cook.

Please join family and friends for a graveside service honouring Lillian’s life at the Chesley Cemetery on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 11 a.m.

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Terry Lawson
September 16, 2020

My sincerest condolences to the Harvie family. Cherish all the good times.

Nancy Spencer
September 16, 2020

Doug, Velma and family,
Sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. My sincere condolences to you all. Cherish the memories.

Brad & Jayne Tibbo
September 16, 2020

Doug, Jeff & Families

So sorry to hear about your Mom.
Deepest sympathy to you all

Tanya Arbour
September 15, 2020

So sorry to hear, love to all of you!

Deb Tanner
September 15, 2020

Jeff, Lin and Casey
I am sorry to hear of your loss.
May your treasured memories help you get threw the difficult days ahead and soften the days you face in the future

Marty and Jeannette Fitzpatrick
September 15, 2020

We extend our sincere condolences to the Harvie family for your loss. We hope your memories bring some comfort in relieving your grief.

John and Penny Crawford
September 15, 2020

Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother and grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time

Sherry Caldwell
September 14, 2020

Sincere sympathy to all of the Harvie family in the loss of your wife,mom,grandma.Loving thoughts and prayers with you all.
Sherry Caldwell

Carol M. Jarvis
August 23, 2020

Deepest sympathy the the Harvie families.

Wally & Val Harvie
August 16, 2020

So sorry to hear of Lil’s passing. Our heartfelt condolenses go out to Ray, Doug, Jeff, and families.

Faye and Roy Fortune
August 15, 2020

Ray and family. We were sorry to hear of Lillian’s passing. Family is so important at times like this.

Bill & Sandi Tibbo
August 14, 2020

Our sincere condolenses go out to Doug and Jeff and families. May your many memories sustain you in your time of grief.

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