R. Virginia McKean
R. Virginia McKean
R. Virginia McKean
R. Virginia McKean
R. Virginia McKean

Obituary of R. Virginia McKean

McKEAN, R. Virginia - Age 89, of Pinehurst, Lunenburg Co., passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Born December 31, 1928 in Barss Corner, Lunenburg Co., she was the daughter of the late Leland and Grace (Eisner) Burns.

Virginia had a great sense of humour and had a great love for her family and friends. She spent many hours volunteering at the New West Pine United Church and the Pinehurst Ladies Auxiliary and enjoyed helping with community suppers and the church choir.

She will be lovingly remembered by her two sons, David (Debbie) McKean; Michael (Darlene) McKean, all of Wentzell Lake; daughter, Patricia (Joe) Banks, Kingston; sister, Pearle Tufts, Bridgewater; brother, Donald (Liz) Burns, Liverpool; grandchildren, Jennifer McKean; Denise (Jason) Mitchell; Matthew (Kelly) Banks; Andrew (Hannah) McKean; Nichole (Ben) Garonce; great- grandchildren, Tia Demone, Cali Demone, Ewan McKean and Finlay McKean.

She was predeceased by her husband, Douglas McKean; brothers, Gerald, Lorimer, Herbert, Harold, Wesley; sisters, Marjorie Burns, Glenna Baker, Elsie Gilbert. She will also be fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Special thanks to Dorothy DeLong.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, March 20th in Sweeny’s Funeral Home, 35 York Street, Bridgewater. Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 21, 2018 in New West Pine United Church, Pinehurst with Pastor Gary Carey officiating. Burial will follow in the Pinehurst Community Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made in Virginia’s memory to Pinehurst Community Cemetery, New West Pine United Church, Pinehurst Community Hall or charity of choice. A reception will follow at the Pinehurst Community Hall where condolences, words of comfort and remembrances of Virginia may be shared with the family.

On-line condolences may be made by visiting www.sweenysfuneralhome.com.