Violet May "Vie" (Barrett, Connolly) Lynds
Violet May "Vie" (Barrett, Connolly) Lynds
Burial Information
Burial Date
Later Date
Burial Time
Private Interment
Burial Location
Belmont Cemetery, Belmont Road, Colchester County
Requested Charity
Charity of Choice
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Violet May "Vie" (Barrett, Connolly) Lynds – Bible Hill, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, December 23, 2021, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Upper Stewiacke, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Myrtle (Pratt) Barrett.

In earlier years, Vie worked at Stanfield’s and later on worked at Warren Maritimes at the truck weigh station. She and Willie loved to dance, especially the polka, and they attended dances anywhere they could! She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Vie is survived by her best friend and husband of 51 years, Willie Lynds; twin daughters, Sharon (Dean) Nairn, Bible Hill and Karon Watson, Harmony; grandchildren, Christopher Nairn (Donté Munro), Lloydminster, Saskatchewan; Stephanie Nairn (Chad Boutilier), Dartmouth; Timothy Watson (Lori Lattie), Bible Hill; Jennifer Watson, Salmon River; great grandchildren, Jaxon, Liam, Deklyn, Riley, Victoria; two nieces; two nephews.

Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband, John N. Connolly; son-in-law, Brian Watson; three sisters; three brothers.

Private graveside service at a later date in Belmont Cemetery. If so desired, donations in Vie’s memory to a 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 Vie’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Violet May "Vie" (Barrett, Connolly) Lynds