Hilda Wanita Eagles
1932 - 2022
Hilda Wanita Eagles
Visitation Information
May 16, 2022
Visitation Time
6:30 - 8 PM
Visitation Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Service Information
Service Date
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Service Time
2:00 PM
Service Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Burial Information
Burial Date
May 17, 2022
Burial Location
Robie Street Cemetery, 125 Robie Street, Truro
Requested Charity
Wynn Park Villa (Recreation Department)
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Hilda Wanita Eagles – 89, Truro, passed away peacefully, with her loving daughter at her side, on Monday, April 11, 2022, at Wynn Park Villa, Truro. Born in Westchester, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Annie Gertrude (Hollis) Rushton.

Hilda attended Truro Heights United Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir and was a member of the Ladies Circle and Ladies Auxiliary and also attended Zion United Baptist Church. She worked at The Palliser for a number of summers. She enjoyed crafting, especially quilting, and galavanting around with her girlfriends when she was able. She shared a special bond with her close friends, Phebe Smith, Joyce MacDonald, Norma and Joe Lambourne, Ida Hutt and Catherine Goodall.

Hilda is survived by her children, Lyle Eagles, Tatamagouche; Douglas (Wendy) Eagles, Alberta; Darlene (Bruce) Johnson, Crowes Mills; Kevin Eagles, Alberta; grandchildren, Kari (Nicole) Lennerton, Upper Onslow; Jeffrey Johnson (Amira Faulkner), Halifax; Matthew Eagles (Shandel Holloran), Alberta; Daniel Eagles, Dartmouth; great grandchildren, Alexis Lennerton, Porter Lennerton, Faithlyn Millington, Skyla Eagles, Samuel Millington, Makayla, Alysia, Adrianna; siblings, Reta McNutt, Brookside; Mildred Langille, Londonderry; Phyllis O’Brien, Ontario; sister-in-law, Debbie Rushton, Belmont; several nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Ralph Eagles; daughter, Heather Eagles; daughters-in-law, Kathy Eagles, Diane Eagles; siblings, Lesley in infancy, Muriel McNutt, Lois Stone, Bamford Rushton.

Special thanks are extended to Dr. Trevor Locke and staff on North Unit at Wynn Park Villa.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where Hilda’s family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m., Monday, May 16, 2022, and funeral service will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 17, 2022, Reverend Connie Stewart officiating. Interment in Robie Street Cemetery, 125 Robie Street, Truro. If so desired, donations in Hilda’s memory to Wynn Park Villa (Recreation Department) are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Hilda’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com

Hilda Wanita Eagles