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Nina Druggett

Obituary of Nina May Druggett

It is with joy in her life and sadness in her absence that the family of Nina announces her death on August 11, 2021 at the age of 88.

Nina was born to Henry and Ellen Childs in Lark Harbour, NL,the place she called home for all her life, even when away. She married James Druggett on July 20, 1951, and they lived and loved together with their three children until his untimely death in 1985. Later she was able to share happy years with her companion Jim Fletcher.

She was a woman of faith and carried that belief in her heart. She tried to spread joy to people in her much-loved community through her participation in concerts and plays, visits to the sick and active involvement in St. James Anglican Church. Her ministry there included the Vestry, Choir, Altar Guild, ACW, and Eucharistic Minister. She found so much happiness in the work she did with the ACW, particularly because of the wonderful women that shared in the work and the fun they had together. We thank you all for the parts you played in sharing her life, herjoy and her laughter!

She leaves to mourn her children Gordon Druggett, Daphne Connolly (Dan), Dwayne Druggett (Denise); grandchildren Sara Druggett (Gakuto Goshima), Erin Martin (Richard), Danielle Ouellette (Jay), Stuart Connolly, Aaron Connolly, Noah Druggett, Aidan Druggett; great-grandchildren Connor, Issa, Patrick and Jo; sister by love Mildred Childs; brother-in-law Kenneth Druggett; niece Helen Park and many nieces, nephews and friends.

She was predeceased by her husband James, companion Jim Fletcher, son by love Aubrey Druggett, daughter by love Donna Druggett; brothers Wallace and Ira Childs; sisters Elizabeth (Lizzie) Sheppard, Doreen Murrin and Martha Druggett; brothers-in-law, sisters in law, nephews and neices.

No flowers by request, please. Memorial donations can be made to St. James Anglican Church through the treasurer who will receive etransfer donations at bmsheppard@bellaliant.net or to St. James Church, C/O Michelle Sheppard, PO Box 37 York Harbour, NL A0L 1L0

The family would like to thank the nursing and medical staff of the Progressive Care Unit at St. Martha’s Hospital and the Milford Haven Home for Special Care for their compassion and kindness.

Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be arranged fora later date at St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour.

 

Matthew 22: 37-40    .... ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’  This is the greatest and first commandment.  And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’