Nellie Augusta Lyons Obituary

Date of Birth:

Monday, July 4th, 1921

Date of Death:

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Funeral Home:

Sweeny's Funeral Home and Crematorium
567 Main St.
B5A 1J6


LYONS, Nellie Augusta – 90, of Sandford and formerly of Chegoggin, Yarmouth Co., passed away on January 9, 2012 at Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born July 4, 1921 in Chegoggin, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Hazel (Sullivan) Smith. Nellie was a member of Yarmouth North Baptist Church. During her early years, she was employed at Yarmouth Regional Hospital. She is survived by daughter, Hazel Shaw, Sandford; son, Percy (Doris), Oshawa, Ont.; brother, Hubert (Merriam) Sullivan, Wolfville; half sisters, Hilda Stuart, Yarmouth; Elaine (Bud) Hurlburt, Rockville; Sylvia (Albern) Donaldson, Wellington; step sister, Bernice (Paul) Agrell, Calais, ME; sister-in-law, Shirley Sullivan, Yarmouth; daughter-in-law, Ruth Thompson, Chegoggin; seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, Charles; son, C. Malcolm; brother, Howard; one sister in infancy; step mother, Muriel Sullivan; step sister, Lorraine Deveau; son-in-law, Lawrence Shaw. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Sweeny’s Funeral Home & Crematorium, Yarmouth. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, January 11 from 7-9 p.m. at Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel, where funeral service will take place on Thursday, January 12 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Scott MacDonald officiating. Interment will follow in Chegoggin Cemetery. Donations in Nellie’s memory may be made to Yarmouth Hospital Foundation, Sandford Baptist Church or Yarmouth North Baptist Church. On-line condolences may be sent to: or you may sign the guestbook on-line at:

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