GETSON, Evelyn Marion


With sadness we announce the passing of Evelyn Marion Getson, 86, of Upper LaHave on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Upper LaHave, she was a daughter of the late George E. and Susan J. (Mahoney) Burns. In the 1950's, Evelyn worked at M.L. Brittain store, Bridgewater. She was devoted to her family and enjoyed baking, Sunday family suppers, knitting warm socks and toques, watching cooking shows and Blue Jays baseball. She was a member of Bridgewater United Church, Woodbine Rebekah Lodge #53, Upper LaHave, and a charter member of the Ladies Auxiliary, Dayspring and District Fire Department. Survived by her husband, Ralph S. Getson; children, Susan M., Vancouver; Ralph D., Upper LaHave and Stephen G., Bridgewater; granddaughters, Mercedes (Tony MacDonald), Digby and Victoria (Clarke Langill), Lunenburg; sister, Pauline Crouse, Upper LaHave; brothers, Warren, Yarmouth and Billy (Gail) Cross, New Canada. Evelyn was predeceased by brothers, George, John, Edward, Robert; sisters, Mary, Vivian, Madeline, Lillian, Marjorie and Muriel. A graveside memorial service conducted by Pastor Paul Jensen was held Friday, November 30 in Dayspring Cemetery. The family wish to thank Dr. Diane Edmonds, attending doctors, nurses and staff 4th floor South Shore Regional Hospital for their care during Evelyn's illness. Thank you to pallbearers Stephen Hebert, Jim Rofihe, Blair and Andre Hubley. We were touched by the visits, gifts of food, phone calls, memorial donations, sympathy cards, on-line condolences, texts, and emails. Special thanks to George and Mark Mosher, Debby Clark, and staff, Mosher Motors. Our heartfelt thanks for the many kindnesses. Sincerely, Ralph S. Getson; Susan, Ralph and Stephen.

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