NEWMAN, Marguerite Maud

NEWMAN, Marguerite Maud – Age 82, of Milford, passed away on May 6, 2017, in the Halifax Infirmary QEII. Born in Truro, she was a daughter of the late Wilbert and Lena (Hines) Smiley. Marguerite received a degree from Miss Murphy’s Business College. After raising her family she returned to work, retiring from Nova Scotia Sand and Gravel. Surviving are her husband, Glen; children, Valerie (Kevin) Huntley, Daryl (Linda); grandchildren, Erica Newman, Christopher Newman, Paxton Huntley, Leeim Huntley; great-grandson, Oscar Huntley; brother, Ray (Eunice) Smiley; sister-in-law, Helen Smiley. She was predeceased by her son, Scott; siblings Freda MacPhee, Kenneth and Edward Smiley. Cremation has taken place. A private graveside service will be held in Gays River Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.

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Pat has grown up in East Hants, having called Milford, and now Enfield home. He graduated from the journalism program at Holland College in 2001, and has spent time at newspapers in NL and Alberton and Summerside, PEI before becoming a reporter/photographer at The Weekly Press/The Laker in October 2008. He has a rescue kitty named Asha that is much loved—and spoiled. Pat is also our "social engagement guru." Check him out on twitter!