Due to the most recent provincial restrictions for Covid-19, the graveside interment service that was scheduled for Saturday, May 8, 2021 has been cancelled. The graveside interment service will be rescheduled when restrictions are lifted. Thank you for your understanding.
Kathleen Yvonne "Kay" (Smith, Livingstone) Stewart – 92, Great Village, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 12, 2021, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Springhill, she was the fourth child and first daughter of the late Gilbert and Evelyn (Corkum) Livingstone. (Springhill)
Kay moved to Truro as a young girl and began working at Stanfield’s. It was during this time that she met the love of her life, whom she married. They moved to Great Village where Kay lived for over 70 years. Kay was also a devoted member of Jehovah’s Witnesses for close to 70 years.
Kay will be sorely missed by her son, Howard (Carolyn) Smith, Great Village; step-children, John (Gina) Stewart, Truro; Charlene (Garth) Palmer, Truro; grandchildren, Ronald (Charlotte) Smith, Great Village; Sherri (Martin) Dzierzanowski, Truro; Steven (Melanie) Smith, Great Village; step-grandson, Nicholas (Tanya) Stewart, Edmonton, Alberta; great grandchildren, Nicole, Kathleen, Richard, Rebecca, Thomas, Dylan, Andrew, Ola; several nieces and nephews. We cannot forget her fur babies – Jack, her dog and Barney, her cat. Along with her parents, Kay was predeceased by her first husband, Russell Smith (1983); second husband, Alexander Stewart (1997); brothers, Ronald, Reginald "Budd", Ralph; sister, June.
We would like to take this time to thank the doctors and nurses on the 3rd floor at Colchester East Hants Health Centre who took such good care of Kay during her short stay.
Graveside service and interment will be held at a later date in Mahon Cemetery, 8480 Highway 2, Great Village, Mr. David Spence officiating. COVID-19 precautions must be followed, please. (Upon arrival at the cemetery, please wear your face mask, register with one of the funeral directors, maintain physical distancing, remain in your own bubbles and bring your own chair.) In lieu of flowers, donations in Kay’s memory to Colchester SPCA, Great Village & District Volunteer Fire Brigade or charity of choice are welcomed.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Kay’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com