Age 90, Halifax, sadly passed away peacefully on December 28, 2020, in QEII Health Sciences Centre with her nieces (Glenda Chittick and Anne Josey-McEachern) by her side. Born in Spry Harbour on June 23, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Borgal) Josey. She was an employee for many years at Simpsons Sears Department Store. Ruby enjoyed gardening, painting, and arts & crafts. She was also an excellent seamstress. She was predeceased by her siblings, Elsie Josey, Laura Harvey, Sidney Josey, Roxie Liepins, Basil Josey, Ivan Josey, Beulah Josey, Pearl Bollong, Ezilda Mason, Milton Josey, Jean Meier and Cyril Josey. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place under the direction of D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home, Sheet Harbour. A graveside service and burial will be held on January 8, 2021, at 1 p.m. in the church cemetery at St. Andrews Anglican Church, Spry Harbour, everyone is welcome. Donations may be made to Spry Harbour Cemetery or a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be directed to: www.crowellsfuneralhome.ca
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My father the late Duncan S. Crowell purchased the business on August 31, 1970 from the late Parker Hamilton. Dad named it Eastern Memorial Funeral Home until a few years later when he changed the name to DS Crowell Funeral Home.
Bruce Crowell- Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer
Darrell MacDonald- Licensed Funeral Director
Elicia Crowell- Apprentice Funeral Director & Embalmer
D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home Ltd. 22558 Highway 7 Sheet Harbour N.S. B0J 3B0