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Betty Sweeney

SWEENEY, Betty Margaret, age 89, of Cape Forchu, Yarmouth County, NS, passed away peacefully on October 7th, 2018 at Nakile Home for Special Care while surrounded by her family. Born February 11th, 1929, in the dwelling house at Cape Forchu light
SWEENEY, Betty Margaret, age 89, of Cape Forchu, Yarmouth County, NS, passed away peacefully on October 7th, 2018 at Nakile Home for Special Care while surrounded by her family. Born February 11th, 1929, in the dwelling house at Cape Forchu light station, Yarmouth County, NS. She was a daughter to the late Grace and Herbert Cunningham. Betty was beloved by all who knew her, especially her husband, children and extended family. Her gracious nature and warm hospitality was extended to all. She leaves a legacy of love and memories to all who had the honour of knowing her. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Nakile Home for Special Care for the excellent care provided for Betty. She is survived by children, Cindy (Vernon) Bustin, PEI; Stephen (Heather) Sweeney, New Minas; Miles Sweeney, Waverley; Jeffrey (Rita) Sweeney, BC; Jennifer Tynes, Dartmouth; Stewart (Gert) Sweeney, Cape Forchu; Richard (Diane) Sweeney, Halifax; Rebecca (Robert) Bekerian, Boston and Blair (Dawn) Sweeney, PEI.; 25 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; brothers John, Albert, and George Cunningham. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband and love of her life, Andrew Sweeney; sister, Imogene Baker; brother, Herbert Cunningham Junior, and granddaughter Sarah Bustin. Visitation was Wednesday October 10th, from 2 pm to 4 pm, and 7 pm to 9 pm from the Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service was held at Saint Ambrose Cathedral, Thursday, October 11th at 2 pm, Father Pat O’Meara officiated. Interment followed in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Gilles Boudreau & Friends Cancer Help Fund; Nakile Home for Special Care; or a charity of choice. Family flowers only please. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. On-line condolences may be sent to: sweenysfh@eastlink.ca or you may sign the guestbook or view a complete obituary on-line at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.net

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