Cheryl Hilton

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Snow's Funeral Home
339 Lacewood Drive
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Obituary of Cheryl Jean Hilton

HILTON, Cheryl Jean, age 70, Halifax, formerly of Elmsdale, passed away on November 22, 2018, in the Halifax Infirmary Site, QEII Health Sciences Centre, after a courageous battle with cancer.  Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Stewart and Vivian Hilton.  Cheryl was an avid reader and writer.   She enjoyed spending time with others less fortunate than her and always ensured others needs came first.  Mom volunteered with several registered charitable organizations including the Canadian Red Cross, and Missions to Seafarers.  Up until her passing, she was employed at the QEII Foundation for the past 11 years, where she was most proud of personally raising over 350,000 dollars.  Cheryl is lovingly survived by her children Derek (Rhonda) Gilby, Eastern Passage, Ritchie (Suzanne) Gilby, Enfield and Jan (Jeff) Gilby of St. Margaret’s Bay and their father, Bruce Gilby; three granddaughters, Breanna, Megan and Averie; sister Corrinne (Victor) Arsenault London Ontario, and brother Michael Hilton (Irene) Shubenacadie, many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her brother, Kenneth Hilton and sister, Marion Smith.  Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie.   A service of remembrance will be held 11 am November 27, 2018 at Snow’s Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, Rev. Canon David Fletcher officiating.  Family Flowers only. Donations in mom’s memory can be made to the QEII foundation. The family extend a heartfelt thanks to EHS, and the nurses and physicians of 8.2 as well the overwhelming words of comfort and support from moms friends and colleagues at the QEII Foundation.   Condolences words of comfort and memories of Cheryl may be shared with the family at

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