Frances Geraldine "Gerry" Halliday
1943 - 2021
Frances Geraldine "Gerry" Halliday
Burial Information
Burial Date
At a later date
Burial Location
North River United Church Cemetery
Requested Charity
SPCA or a charity of choice
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Frances Geraldine "Gerry"  Halliday

It is with deep sadness that we say goodbye to Gerry; our mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother on Monday, December 20, 2021 at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre.

Gerry held a few jobs throughout her life. The first was a nurse’s aide which she enjoyed but decided to change careers and became a school bus driver in 1976 and stayed until her retirement.  She was a member of the Lady’s Auxiliary Branch 26 Royal Canadian Legion where she met and had many friends. Gerry loved camping, card games and spending time with Family and friends.

Gerry is survived by her daughter, Shauna (Kevin) Turner; step-daughter, Joan (David) Wiswell; Carl’s children;  sisters, Anna; Josephine; Bonnie (Peter); brother, Chuck; sister-in-law, Barb Lynds; daughters-in-law, Valerie Langille; Gloria Roode; best friend, Val Spencer; and her four legged daughter, "Peggy".

She was predeceased by parents, Frederick and Hazel (Dickson) Lynds. Mother, Alice Smith; first husband, James Arthur Langille; second husband, Carl Robert Halliday; step-children, Harold Langille; Judy Weir; Boyd Langille; brothers, Carson Lynds and Hal Smith.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro where a celebration of life visitation and interment at North River United Church Cemetery will be held at a later date. Donations in memory of Gerry can be made to the SPCA or a charity of choice. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Gerry’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Frances Geraldine "Gerry" Halliday