LONERGAN, Frances Marie


Age 86, of Bridgewater, died peacefully on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Hillside Pines Home for Special Care in Bridgewater. Born in Conquerall Mills, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Rosetta (Nowe) Nauss. Frances enjoyed photography and lovingly assembling her photos in her extensive collection of scrapbooks. She loved the outdoors, spending time in her garden, and going for long walks. She was a devoted wife and mother who especially loved being with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, LeRoy Lonergan, of Bridgewater. She will be sadly missed by her three children, Marilyn, Wendell (Sharon), and Shelley. Also surviving her are the apples of her eye, her grandchildren, Amy (Chris), Sarah (Michael) and Nicholas (Rose) and her great-grandchildren, Brianna, Ava, and Mason. She was predeceased by her sisters, Florence and Mildred and by her brothers, Isaac, Maurice, Ralph, Roy, Evan, Donald, Reginald, and John. She was the last surviving member of her family. Visitation was Monday, March 11, 2019 from 7 to 9 p.m., with the funeral service on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 2 p.m. both at Sweeny’s Funeral Home, 35 York Street, Bridgewater. Interment followed at Pleasantville Cemetery, attended by immediate family. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Frances can be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Nova Scotia, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Sweeny’s Funeral Home, Bridgewater, where on-line condolences may be made by visiting www.sweenysfuneralhome.com

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