RHULAND, Rowena Elizabeth


93, passed away peacefully August 28, 2017, at South Shore Regional Hospital with her granddaughter by her side. Born in Mahone Bay, she was a daughter of the late George E. Crossland and Nita I. (Gilnaught) Crossland. She is survived by daughter, Elizabeth (Tom) Spinney, Middleton; granddaughter, Mary (Jonathan) Crouse, New Canada; sister, F. Isobel Crossland, Mahone Bay; stepdaughter, Olive Veinotte, Mahone Bay; stepson, Russell Rhuland, Mahone Bay; grandchildren, Bruce, Jeffrey, Jennifer, John and 8 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, Albert H. Rhuland; stepson, Ronald Rhuland; brothers, Edward Crossland and Donald Crossland. Rowena was an active member in her community. She worked at Rhuland’s Save Easy in Mahone Bay. She was past president of St. James' ACW and the Mahone Bay Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She was also involved with the Kidney Foundation of Nova Scotia. Moms passion was sewing, and all of her family and friends received the pleasure of her work. She taught adult sewing for 18 years. No visitation by request. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Friday, September 1, 2017 at St. James’ Anglican Church, Mahone Bay, Father Chad McCharles officiating. Interment will be in Park Cemetery, Mahone Bay. Family flowers only, please. Memorial donations may be made to St. James’ Anglican Church or the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch. Arrangements entrusted to Mahone Funeral Home, 32 Parish St., Mahone Bay (902) 624-8241. On line condolences may be made to the family by visiting: www.mahonefuneral.ca

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