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Cecilia Frances (Lush) Oliver

September 11, 1928 ~ January 28, 2018 (age 89)

Oliver, Cecilia Frances “Sis”

It is with great sadness that we the family of “Sis” Cecilia Frances Oliver announce her passing at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital – Palliative Care Unit on January 28, 2018.

Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late John and Sarah (King) Lush.

She enjoyed fun times at the Elks/Royal Purple as well as spending time in Mira and Bateston. She also enjoyed playing darts, cards, doing crossword puzzles and scratching tickets.

Many special memories were made with neighbours and friends on Holyrood Drive, and then at My Cape Breton Home for Seniors in Westmount.

Sis is survived by sons John (Pam), Leo (Debbie), son-in-law Charles O’Connell, daughter Sally Corbett (Gary), 10 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, brother Jack (Joan), sisters Mary Breen, Delores Penney, Pauline (Bud) Somers, Theresa Farrell, Margie Bethune, sister-in-law Elsie Lush and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, John, daughter Lillian O’Connell, son Raymond, brothers Percy and Bernie as well as sisters Geraldine Stanwick and Katherine Bartlett

We wish to extend special thanks to the staff at the CBRH Palliative Care Unit, and everyone at My Cape Breton Home for Seniors in Westmount.

Visitation for Sis will be on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at S.W. Chant Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra Street, Sydney. A Celebration of Cecilia’s Life will be held on Thursday February 1, 2018 at 11am in the Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating. Donations in memory may be made to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation – Palliative Care or a charity of choice. 

Donations may be made to:

Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation
45 Weatherbee Rd #209, Mira Road, Sydney NS B1M 0A1
Tel: 1-902-567-7752

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