The family of Melissa Rebecca Harmon, age 94, of Crousetown, is sad to announce her passing on April 10, 2023, at Rosedale Home for Special Care in New Germany. Born in New Cumberland Lunenburg County on October 3, 1928, she was the daughter of the late William and Laura (Corkum) Baker.
Melissa spent most of her time baking, cooking, gardening, and knitting for her family. She knitted many outfits for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren when they were babies. Melissa loved to spend time with family, including those from the States who stayed for weeks every summer, especially the Wagner’s. She delivered mail for years with her husband Harold in Crousetown and the Petite area. She attended card parties in Petite with Harold over the years in her spare time.
Melissa will be missed dearly by her family. She is survived by daughters Linda and Marilyn and son Harold Jr. (Bubby) (Carol); grandchildren Dawn (Darren), Scott (Julie), Jonathan (Leanna), Bonnie, Chad, Nick (Michelle); great-grandchildren Ally, Lauren, Josie, Isaac, and Quinn. She is also survived by sister Mildred (Rex), Brother Lee (Vera), Sisters-in-Law Lorraine and Francis, and many nieces and nephews.
She was pre-deceased by her husband, Harold Rupert Harmon, and son-in-law Raymond; sisters Muriel, Ruth, Eva, Florence, and Shirley; and adopted brother, Leroy.
A memorial service will be held at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Crousetown, on June 24 at 2 p.m. There will be a private family burial. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to South Shore Regional Hospital, Rosedale Home for Special Care, or a charity of choice. A reception will be held following the service at the Petite Riviere Firehall. Arrangements are under the direction of R.A Corkum Funeral Home Wileville.
Online condolences can be made by visiting www.corkumfuneralhome.ca