Nina West

Obituary of Nina West

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Nina passed away peacefully while she slept on Oct 3rd, 2022 at the US Memorial long term care center after a wonderful life at the age of 93.

Born Nina Barnes of Harbour Mille, she leaves to mourn her darling husband Stanley of 38 years; her beloved son Jody (Tracey), grandchildren Nathan and Kyle who adored her; her step- daughters Georgie, Mary (Austin), Evelyn (Harold), Goldie (Wayde), Frances (Kirby) and her many step grand-children & step great grandchildren. Her sister in-law Gertie Barnes. She is also survived by her adored niece Bertha (Frank), and lifelong friend Vivian Dominix and her large circle of many nieces and nephews and close friends.

Predeceased by her parents George and Caroline Barnes, her brothers; Amos (Rachel), John (Jane) Hubert, Clyde (Shirley), Norman her sisters Hilda and Martha and her step-son Stanley (Jr) her niece Sandra Pittman and her nephew Lester Barnes and step son-in-law John Windsor.

The West family would like to extend our sincere gratitude and appreciation to the staff of US memorial long term care center for their professional, kind, and loving attention they gave to Nina’s needs and especially Krista Lundrigan who went above and beyond for Nina every day. 

Nina will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grand-mother, aunt, and friend. Nina loved to cook especially for her boy Jody, she was always crocheting, quilting, and knitting socks to send to her grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She had a knack for never forgetting a birthday or anniversary. She was a loyal friend who enjoyed a good laugh over a cup of tea, when thinking of her, it will fill our hearts forever.

Resting a St Hilda’s Anglican church in Bay L’Argent. The family will receive visitors Friday, October 7, from 2-4pm and 7-9pm.

The funeral service will be held Saturday Oct 8th at St. Hilda’s Anglican church at 2pm with interment to follow at the St. Mary’s cemetery in Harbour Mille.

A celebration of life luncheon to take place at St Hilda’s church at 4pm on Saturday, October 8, 2022

Donations in Nina’s memory may be made to St. Hilda’s Anglican Church.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, We learn, We listen, We walk with you.


She Is Gone

You can shed tears that she is gone Or you can smile because she has lived
You can close your eyes and pray that she will come back
Or you can open your eyes and see all that she has left
Your heart can be empty because you can’t see her
Or you can be full of the love that you shared
You can turn your back on tomorrow and live yesterday
Or you can be happy for tomorrow because of yesterday
You can remember her and only that she is gone
Or you can cherish her memory and let it live on
You can cry and close your mind, be empty and turn your back
Or you can do what she would want: smile, open your eyes, love and go on.

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Nina West

1929 - 2022

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