Lavina Galbraith

Died: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019


Family to do services at later date


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In loving memory of
Lavina Mary Esther Galbraith (Bock)
November 23,1929.  - January 22,2019 ❤️

Loving wife of Ransford Galbraith (predeceased 2012).
Daughter of George and Matilda (Pearson) Bock both predeceased.


Loving mother of Esther Moody (Chuck) of Mindemoya, Paul (Evelina) of Surrey BC.

Special grandmother to Leslie McDermid (TJ),Tammie Moody (Brett), Adrianna and Jessica Galbraith.

Proud great grandmother to Evan, Zachary and Alivia.

Sister to Henry (predeceased), Herman (predeceased) Reta, Arden (Leona predeceased) friend Rose,Leonard (Carol predeceased).

She will be missed by many nieces and nephews and many great friends.

Lavina loved her family and enjoyed visiting with friends. She had a great sense of humour and it showed in her smile. She helped her husband on their farm and also owned Cozy Cove Cottages where they met a lot of wonderful people. Lavina was a member of the Trinity United Church, Twilight Clubs in both Providence Bay and Mindemoya, She belonged to both the Institute and Horticultural Clubs, and Providence Bay Curling Club in the past, was a life time member of the Providence Bay Agricultural Society.

Memorial donations to the Mindemoya Hospital Auxillary or Trinity United Church Mindemoya would be appreciated.

Funeral service to be held in the spring


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Karen & John Cranston
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
So sorry for your loss Esther and family. Our thoughts are with you.

Murray and Freida Tann
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to Esther and Paul and their famiiies in the loss of their dear mother.
Lavina was a sweet, caring individual who was always there to help in any way. She made a big impact on her community and will be missed by so many. Her sweet smile and sparkle in her eyes made you feel the love she had to share.
It is so hard to lose your mom and our hearts break for you.
Our thoughts and prayers to everyone. Heaven has gained another angel.
Murray and Freida Tann

Alice Pennie (Dewar)
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to the families of Lavina. She was always such a pleasant lady.

Evie Delisle (Cress)
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of Lavinas passing. I haven't seen her for a long time but I have such fond memories of the her when we lived next door. Sending condolences to Paul, Esther and family

Linda McGillis
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
I was sorry to hear of Lavina's passing. She was always so friendly, she will be missed by all who had the pleasure of having known her. My thoughts are are with all of her family.

Beulah Hester
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
My sincere sympathy Lavinia was a wonderful person.

Rusty Auxier
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
So so sorry to hear Lavina passed... she was a real sweetheart and will be sorely missed... condolences from my family to yours.

Tammy Legge
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
I'm so very sorry to hear of Aunt Lavina's passing. Such a Beautiful Soul with the Sweetest Heart! Thoughts and Prayers are with all of Aunt Lavina's Family and Friends. She will be truly missed by many.

Ted and Georganne Legge
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
So sorry to hear about our dear Aunt Lavina She was so sweet and such a good aunt and neighbour.Will miss her smiling face but many good memories.
Our condolences to you Esther, Chuck, Paul, and Evie and families.

Carol Patterson and Mel Bowerman
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
Sending our deepest condolences to all family of Lavina's.She was a sweet,kind and caring lady.
She will be missed
Carol Patterson and Mel Bowerman

Roger & Molly Gibson
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
Our condolences to Esther & Paul and families. We feel Lavina & Ranse are together again! They will be in our hearts forever!


Joe Ann
   Posted Fri January 25, 2019
My condolences to Esther and Paul and their families.
Some of my happiest visits were with Lavina. All who were blessed to know her will miss her. I can not imagine there was a kinder or sweeter person on this earth. Thank you, Lavina, for the memories. Our family will miss you but we know it was your turn to go and join Ransford.

Joe Ann

Rae (Turner) and Earl Laidley
   Posted Sat January 26, 2019
Esther, so sorry to hear about your mom.
Thinking of you.

Esther Gudrie (Haner)
   Posted Sat January 26, 2019
Sending our condolences, thoughts and prayers to all of the family.

Dennis & Lyn Case
   Posted Sun January 27, 2019
So sorry for your loss Esther. Thinking of you at this time.

Anna Jacob
   Posted Mon January 28, 2019
Dear family and friends of Lavina, I pray that the God of all comfort be with you in this time of loss. May his promise of 'new heavens and a new earth' give you comfort and hope - 2Peter 3:13. As we look forward to this paradise where 'death will be no more' - Revelation 21:4, I wish you God's peace.

Dan and Marilyn Proulx
   Posted Tue January 29, 2019
Our condolences to Esther and Chuck, Paul and Evelina and families during this difficult time. Your Mom was an absolute gem and she will be missed by many. We remember her as sweet and kind, always with a great sense of humour.

Blair & Marion Thompson
   Posted Tue January 29, 2019
Deepest Sympathy to all the family

Esther Spadzinski
   Posted Thu January 31, 2019
My condolences to Esther and Paul and your families. Lavinia was a kind and thoughtful lady with a ready smile and encouragement. I got to know her many years ago while part of the Fair board and I always enjoyed her good humour and support. A hard worker for her community, she will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.

Rosemarie Eagleson
   Posted Thu January 31, 2019
My sympathy to Esther, Paul and families. I have many fond memories of your mom, from going to your place with my parents and when I was older babysitting you two. Cherish your memories they last a lifetime.

Sandra & Simpson Cherry
   Posted Fri February 01, 2019
We are very sorry to hear of Lavina’s passing. We had the pleasure of spending time with her, when my parents (Don & Lois Arnold) lived next door in the townhouses. She was always bringing over cookies to enjoy with our tea, when we were up to the Island for a visit. She was a fun lady. Please accept our condolences on your loss. We are thinking of the family at this sad time.

Sandra & Simpson

Candice Gordon
   Posted Sun February 03, 2019
I have known Lavina for many years. I always enjoyed when she would come in to get her hair done. She was such a lovely lady and will be missed terribly.. Rest in Paradise my dear friend.. Love ya

Darren Bryant and Tina
   Posted Thu February 07, 2019
Please accept our condolences, our sympathy is with you and your families during this most difficult time. She was a very sweat lady and will be missed. We are truly sorry for your loss.

Evelyn Russell
   Posted Sat February 16, 2019
So sorry to hear of your mother's passing Esther. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. I always enjoyed seeing your mother when she visited the summer market in Mindemoya on a Saturday morning. She would have a friendly smile and a chat as she visited with the other patrons.

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