Velma Cameron

November 8, 2018



Velma (Hill) Cameron
Velma Cameron (Hill) of Sydney NS, passed away peacefully in her daughters arms on November 8th 2018 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, almost 34 years to the day of her loving husband Edgar Cameron. 
She was born December 16th, 1937 in Pt. Edward. And was the daughter of the late Pauline Hill
Velma was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She will always be remembered for her delicious baking, playing many games of cards with family and friends, her love of reading and always having super and a cup of tea on the table for anyone that stopped by for a visit. Everyone that knew her loved hearing her many stories about the old days, and she told them with great detail, she was a wealth of information, and everyone loved to listen.
For many years she was a caretaker for Anne Deleski, of Sydney. Mom and Anne formed a very special bond through the years and Mom loved her dearly. 
She is survived by her sons ,Johnnie; Cole Harbour, Stephen (Suzanne); Ontario, Allen; Alberta and daughter Lisa (Tommy); Westville; grandchildren,  Cory (Elizabeth), Matthew (Karinne), Meaghan, Josh, Blake and Christopher; great grandchildren,  Chance, Jayce, Brody, Grace, Kayleigh and Cassidy.
She is also survived by her sisters,  Isabel, Marilyn (Chuck Bissett), Leona (Bernie Macdonald), Lorraine (Diane), Catherine (Glenn MacNeil); Brothers , Wilburn (Shirley), Nelson (Helen), Frank (Shelly), Douglas (Joyce) and her son-in-law, Paul Dewitt.
Besides her mother, she was pre-deceased by her loving husband Edgar Cameron; brothers ,  Winton and Raymond; sister Joyce and her daughter-in-law Elaine Cameron. 
Cremation has taken place, visitation will be held on Monday, November 12th from 7PM-9PM, at S.W Chant and Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandea St. Sydney. A memorial service will be held at 1:00PM on Tuesday, November 13th in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating.
We would like to thank Dr. J. Archibald and the nursing staff on 4A, 4B and the palliative care unit at the CBRH, also the VON nurses who provided mom with such wonderful care at home. 
Donations can be made in Moms name to the Palliative Care Unite, CBRH, and also to the Cape Breton Regional Library in honour of moms love of reading. 

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November 12, 2018

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home
564 Alexandra Street
Sydney, NS B1S 2G8

Funeral Service
November 13, 2018

1:00 PM
S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel
564 Alexandra Street
Sydney, NS B1s 2G8


Cape Breton Regional Hospital Palliative Care Fund
1482 George St, Sydney NS B1P 1P3
Tel: 1-902-567-8000

Cape Breton Regional Library
50 Falmouth St, Sydney NS B1P 6X9
Tel: 1-902-562-3279

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