Mary-Jean Isabel (Hulsmans) Terry
1940 - 2022
Mary-Jean Isabel (Hulsmans) Terry
Visitation Information
May 2, 2022
Visitation Time
9:15 - 9:45 am
Visitation Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Service Information
Service Date
Monday, May 2, 2022
Service Time
10:00 AM
Service Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Burial Information
Burial Date
May 2, 2022
Burial Location
West Branch Cemetery, North River
Requested Charity
Heart and Stroke Foundation
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Mary-Jean Isabel (Hulsmans) Terry – 81, Truro. On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, Mary-Jean (Hulsmans) Terry, known as "Jean", passed away peacefully with Wanda by her side, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro, after having a stroke.

Jean was born in Marmora, Ontario, but spent a great number of years living in Nova Scotia and working as a cook. You could always find her puttering around in the kitchen cooking something.  She also loved to knit and sew quilts for everyone in her family.

Jean is survived by her husband, Loren Terry, Truro; brothers, Henry (Margorie) Hulsmans, Lawrence (Marilyn) Hulsmans; sister, Lorraine Whiteman; many nieces and nephews in Ontario; her children, Belda (Tommy) Covington, Texas; Teasha Carriere,  British Columbia; Wanda MacInnes, Nova Scotia; Peter (Ellen) Hughes, Nova Scotia; Bernard Hughes, British Columbia; Bonny (John) Henderson, Nova Scotia; grandchildren, Michelle Hutt, Nova Scotia; Michael Carrier, British Columbia; Raymond Carriere, British Columbia; Christopher Whidden, Nova Scotia; Mathew Whidden, Alberta; Elissa MacInnes, Nova Scotia; Melissa Rogers, Nova Scotia; Tabitha Brown, Alberta; Toni Hughes, British Columbia; Alysha Hughes, British Columbia; Stephanie, British Columbia; Natalie Potvin, New Brunswick; Anthony Hughes, Alberta; Natasha Henderson, Nova Scotia; Christina Henderson, Nova Scotia; 28 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild.

Jean was predeceased by her parents, Mary (Doyle) and Louis Hulsmans; brothers, Will, Fred, Leo, Joe, Dave; sisters, Annie, Dorothy; first husband, George Bernard Hughes.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where Jean’s family will receive friends from 9:15 – 9:45 a.m., Monday, May 2, 2022, followed by the funeral service at 10 a.m., Father Dariusz Miskowicz officiating. Interment will follow at West Branch Cemetery, North River. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jean’s memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Jean’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Mary-Jean Isabel (Hulsmans) Terry