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Jean PRESCOTT
Père : PRESCOTT
Décès le : 2004-07-29
Parution : 2004-07-31
Paru dans : Ottawa Citizen, ON

AMY, Jean Prescott Lt. Nursing Sister Jean Prescott Amy passed away 29 July at the Veteran's Memorial Pavilion, QE II after a lengthy illness. Born 1921 in Saint John N.B., she attended Acadia University and graduated from the Ottawa Civic Hospital as a registered nurse. A WW II veteran, with service in military hospitals at Saint John and Sussex N.B. In 1945 she married Ned Amy, subsequently raised two sons, and moved the family 21 times to locations in Barrie, Camp Borden, Ottawa, Kingston, Edmonton, Petawawa, Calgary, France, Germany and finally Indian Point . Earlier this month she and Ned had celebrated 59 years of happy marriage. Her great enduring love was her family and it had priority over all else. Her impeccable artistic taste in the house, garden and cuisine civilized her three men, who adored her and will never forget her many sacrifices for them as an army wife and mother. She loved her home at Indian Point overlooking the water on Mahone Bay and enjoyed friends, reading mystery and historical novels, gardening, travel, and music. She sang with church choirs in Sussex , Ottawa, Calgary and with Dr.Kemp's Dalhousie choir in Halifax. She was a member of Trinity United Church in Mahone Bay. Predeceased by parents Jane P. Macintyre (Prescott) and Willard, aunts Sue Grant (Prescott), Kathleen Burden (Prescott) and cousin Amy Prescott. Survived by; husband B. Gen. Edward (Ned) Amy (Indian Point), sons Robert (Calgary) and Michael (Ottawa), sister Mary Charlotte Reeves (Sydney), nieces Debbie Reeves (Porters Lake), Susan Reeves (Sydney), Shaughney Aston (Wolfville), nephew David Reeves (Sydney), and cousins Ruth Grundy(Burden) (Edmonton) and Tom Prescott (Wolfville), and their extended families. The family wishes to thank the nurses, staff, and volunteers of the Camp Hill Veterans hospital for their loving care during Jean's final months. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions may be made to the Veterans' Council in the Veterans' Memorial pavilion QE II or to a charity of choice. Visitations on Monday Aug. 2 at Cruickshank's Funeral Home, 2032 Robie Street, Halifax, from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. Memorial service will be held at Trinity United Church in Mahone Bay NS on Wednesday August 4th at 2 pm. Reception to follow. The Ottawa Citizen

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