June Kathleen Cox
1934 - 2021
June Kathleen Cox
Visitation Information
November 17, 2021
Visitation Time
6-8 PM
Visitation Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Service Information
Service Date
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Service Time
2:00 PM
Service Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Burial Information
Burial Time
Private Interment
Burial Location
Greenfield Cemetery, Greenfield, Colchester County
Requested Charity
Palliative Care Unit (CEHHC) or VON Colchester East Hants
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June Kathleen Cox – 87, Farnham Road, Bible Hill, formerly of Brookside Road, Bible Hill, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter in Lower Truro, on Friday afternoon, November 12, 2021. Born in Greenfield, Colchester County, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Minnie (Robson) Bartlett.

Before marriage, June worked for the MacMillan family as their Nanny and she also babysat and helped raise many other children. She was an accomplished seamstress, enjoyed clogging with her sister and granddaughter and absolutely loved playing Bingo! Many have described her as a sweet lady and family and neighbours will fondly remember "June’s Quick Lunch" on Farnham Road where you could always stop in and get a delicious bite to eat!

June is survived by her children, Judy (Edmond) Simpson, North River; Charles (Cynthia) Cox, Bible Hill; Larry (Yvonne) Cox, Sutherland’s Lake; Heather (Kim) Williams, Lawrencetown Beach; Wanda (Colin) Kent, Lower Truro; eleven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; two step grandchildren; sisters, Helen (Bill) Sandeson, Angevine Lake; Marge (Darrell) Sandeson, Greenfield; Vonnie (Hollis) Carter, Sutherland’s Lake; brothers, Sonny (Gloria) Bartlett, Onslow; Donnie (Minnie) Bartlett, Ontario; Bobbie Bartlett, Truro; Bennie (Viola) Bartlett, North River; brother-in-law, Lloyd Bond, Ontario.

Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Murray Arthur Cox; sisters, Shirley Bond, Dolly (Arthur) Veniott, Gail Bartlett in infancy; brother, Gilbert Bartlett.

Special thanks are extended to the Palliative Care Team and VON for their support which allowed us to keep Mom at home until the time of her death.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where June’s family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, November 17, 2021, and memorial service will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, November 18, 2021, Reverend Phillip Kennedy officiating. Private interment in Greenfield Cemetery. (Please note that proof of double vaccination and photo identification will be requested prior to entry to the funeral home for visitation and memorial service, and masks must be worn at all times; thank you for your co-operation and understanding.)

Family flowers only. If so desired, donations in June’s memory to Palliative Care Unit (Colchester East Hants Health Centre) or VON Colchester-East Hants are welcomed. Webcasting of the funeral service will be available at 1:55 p.m., Thursday, November 18, 2021, and will remain on this website for some time. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing June’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com


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