BARKHOUSE (Snyder), Agatha Abigail "Aggie"


Age 94, of Bridgewater and formerly of Martin’s Point, passed away July 11, 2020. Born in Halfway Cove, she was the younger daughter of the late George and Maude (Dort) Snyder. She was the last surviving member of her family of 11 children. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 65 years, Lloyd Edwin Barkhouse, who passed away January 28, 2009. She was also predeceased by brothers, Abner, Charles, Chester, Leslie, Ernest, Douglas, Basil; sisters, Catherine, Evelyn, Myrtle. Agatha worked at Moir’s Ltd. where she met her husband, Lloyd. She also worked for a number of years at Eatons. It was the wish of Aggie and Lloyd to have their ashes buried together in St. Martin’s Anglican Cemetery, Martin’s River where, due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private graveside service for immediate family only, observing social distancing, will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, July 23rd. Memorial donations are requested to be made to the Parish of St. Martin’s through Grace Anglican Church, Chester Basin; St. James the Martyr Anglican Church, Halfway Cove or a charity of choice. Our thanks to Ridgewood and Ryan Hall for their care of Aggie over the past three years. Cremation and arrangements entrusted to the care of Mahone Funeral Home, P.O. Box 200, 32 Parish St., Mahone Bay, NS B0J 2E0 (Tel: 902-624-8241). Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: The Angels sang "Amazing Grace", The Lord came down and touched her face. He held her hand and whispered low, "Come with Me, it’s time to go". The gates of Heaven opened wide and the angels lined up side by side. A special gift was on her way, The day God took her home.

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