GARDINER (Knickle), Delma Maude


Age 95 of Halifax; Delma passed painlessly and peacefully with family by her side in Halifax on November 1, 2022, at the age of 95. May she rest in peace. Born in Blue Rocks, NS, she was the daughter of the late John Owen and Grace (Wagner) Knickle.

She is survived by her son, Rick (Janet); daughter, Jane (Mike); son-in-law, Bill; grandchildren, Nancy, Chris, Josh, Jeff, Jon and Rebecca; great-grandchildren, Finn, Callie, Julia, Cian, and Olivia.

Delma is now reunited with her husband, Stan; daughter, Sharon.

Arrangements and cremation have been entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral home, 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax. In keeping with Delma's wishes there will be no visitation or funeral service. A private family graveside service and burial was held on November 18, 2022, in Lunenburg. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, VON or Heart and Stroke Foundation. A special thank you for the kindness of the Progressive Care Unit, 9th floor, at the Abbie Lane Hospital for their care of Delma. To view the full obituary, please visit

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