Obituary of Frances Elizabeth Haydon
HAYDON, Frances Elizabeth – age 86 of Enfield, passed away peacefully on July 21, 2022, in Magnolia Continuing Care, Enfield. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late James “Bert” and Elizabeth “Eva” (Shrum) Hirtle.
Frances was a devoted wife, mother, sister and daughter. She loved her pets including strays and animal rescues. She was very sociable with a lovely smile, always kind and gracious and a charitable person.
In her younger years she enjoyed working alongside her father in the family's corner store, as a bank teller and at the French Pastry in Halifax. In later years she volunteered at a local food bank.
Although Frances suffered many losses in her life, she always found a way to carry on by connecting with her family and friends and with the comfort of her strong religious faith.
Frances is survived by her daughters, Monica Haydon (Lionel Stevens) and Glenda Haydon (David O'Connor); brother, Jack Hirtle.
Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband, Victor; brother, James and sister, Agnes Kerr.
Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie. A private graveside service will be held at a later date.
Donations in Frances’ memory may be made to the SPCA or a local animal shelter.
Monica and Glenda would like to thank the staff at the Magnolia for the care and kindness shown to their mother.
Tributes, words of comfort and memories of Frances can be shared with the family at www.ettingerfuneralhome.com