Miriam Virginia Dauphinee
1925 - 2021
Miriam Virginia Dauphinee
Service Information
Service Date
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Service Time
11:00 AM
Service Location
Brunswick Street United Church, 250 Brunswick Street, Truro (Pre-Registration Required)
Burial Information
Burial Date
September 30, 2021
Burial Location
Bible Hill Cemetery, Warren Drive, Bible Hill
Requested Charity
Brunswick Street United Church or Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia
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Miriam Virginia Dauphinee – 95, Truro, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at Cedarstone Enhanced Care, Truro. Born in Wileville, she was a daughter of the late Harley and Elsie (Fralic) Wile.

In earlier years, Miriam worked as a stenographer with Smith and Rhuland Shipyard. She was a member of Brunswick Street United Church where she was active with the UCW, I.O.D.E., United Commercial Travelers and in earlier years, Mountain Golf and Country Club. She was a great baker and cook and updated her stove every two years! She had varied interests which included cards (Bridge), travel, gardening, rug hooking, knitting and crocheting; her family will forever cherish the beautiful creations that she made. Miriam loved to entertain family and friends and her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren looked forward to seeing what was in the ever well-stocked goody cupboard!

Miriam is survived by her son, Andrew (Margaret Ann) Dauphinee, Wileville; grandchildren, Carol (Andrew) Cheyne, Seattle, Washington; Mark (Marta) Dauphinee, Stanley Section, Lunenburg County; Connie (Mitchell) Bird, Wileville; Scott (Crystal) MacKay, Bible Hill; Bradley (Krista) MacKay, Calgary; great grandchildren, Tristan Cheyne, Adele Cheyne, Amelia Dauphinee, Linden Dauphinee, Maggie Bird, Philip Bird, Cohen MacKay, Jack MacKay, Brielle MacKay, Hailey MacKay, Allie MacKay; sister, Doris Timberg, Ontario; many nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 73 years, Philip Roth "Phil"; daughters, Jane (Danny) MacKay, Joanne Dauphinee; sister, Grace (Rusty) Sabourin; brothers, Dawson (Beryl) Wile, Bernie (Clarice) Wile.

Funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, September 30, 2021, at Brunswick Street United Church, 250 Brunswick Street, Truro, Reverend Gary MacDougall officiating. (Please note that space is limited and you must pre-register by calling the funeral home at 902-893-3177. Masks must be worn and you will be ushered to your seat. Webcasting of the funeral service will be available at 5 p.m., Thursday, September 30, 2021 and will be available on our site for some time.) Interment in Bible Hill Cemetery, Warren Drive, Bible Hill. If so desired, donations in Miriam's memory to Brunswick Street United Church or Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia 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 Miriam's obituary online and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com


Miriam Virginia Dauphinee