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Sarah Marlene Bonnell


Sarah Marlene Bonnell

Sarah Marlene Bonnell – 69, Medicine Hat, Alberta, formerly of Truro. After a long, hard-fought battle, Sarah Marlene Bonnell passed away Monday, July 9, 2018, in Medicine Hat, Alberta, surrounded by family.

Sarah was born in Truro and remained in Truro for much of her life. She was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Truro, and a regular at bingo. After a lengthy career in retail, Sarah retired and moved out west to be with family after her health began to fail. Sarah had simple tastes, an extraordinary heart and the purest soul.

She was predeceased by the love of her life, Richard Hoeg and her mother, Olive MacKenzie. She is survived by her sister, Ruth McDonald (John McDonald); brother, Don MacKenzie (Ethel MacKenzie); daughters, Cathy Hynes (Marc Hynes) and Cynthia Bonnell; grandchildren, Nichole Thorpe (Jeff Thorpe), Jessica Bonnell, Ella Hynes, Samuel Hynes; great grandchildren, Issac Bonnell, Brodie Thorpe, Kylee Bonnell-Maitz.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where the funeral service will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, August 18, 2018, The Reverend lori Ramsey officiating. Reception will follow. Interment in Terrance Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Sarah’s memory to Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26 (Building Fund) are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Sarah’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Service Date
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Service Time
1:00 PM
Service Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro

Burial Date
August 18, 2018
Burial Location
Terrace Hill Cemetery, Kaulback Street, Truro

Requested Charity
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26 (Building Fund)