CONRAD, Frances Virginia (Bowers)

2018-09-24

It is with great sadness that the family of Frances Virginia (Bowers) Conrad, 76 of Auburndale, announces her passing on Monday, September 24, 2018 at South Shore Regional Hospital, in the presence of her husband and granddaughter Ashley. During her illness she was able stay at home and was cared for by her loving husband and family. Born May 24, 1942 in Bridgewater, she was a daughter of the Late Lloyd George and Sarah Louise "Sadie" Bowers. Frances and her husband Vaughn married in 1961 and started the family farm in 1963. She worked in various jobs during her career, as well as took in many foster children. She retired from Michelin after 23 years of services in 1997. Frances was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed camping, traveling and the simple pleasures in life. Her greatest times were spent with her family, especially moments with her grandchildren and great grandson. Frances is survived by her husband Vaughn, sons, Philip (Vicki) Auburndale; Michael (Sandy) Wileville; and Steven (Annette) Auburndale. Grandchildren Ashley (Cody) Arenburg, Ryan (Allison), Jolene (Nick), Jacob (Ashlyn) and great grandson Connor Arenburg; Sister Alice Langille, and brother Lloyd (Rona) Bowers, both of Auburndale. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers Wildon "Buddy" Bowers and Herbert " Herbie " Bowers. Graveside service will be held 3:00pm Monday in Lakeside Cemetery, New Canada, Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association, S.H.A.I.D. Animal Shelter or charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the R. A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville, where on-line condolences may be made by visiting www.corkumfuneralhome.ca

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