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Deborah Dowell

Obituary of Deborah Willmina Dowell

DOWELL, Deborah Willmina– age 68 of Elmsdale passed away at home on June 10, 2019.

Born in Lantz, she was a daughter od the late George and Erma (Ettinger) Dillman.

Deborah worked for a time at the Oakfield Golf and Country Club. She volunteered for many years at the Elmsdale Legion. She loved music and being around all her friends.

She will be sadly missed by her common-law husband, Mike Axworthy and his family; sister in law, JoAnn (Dexter) Dowell; brother, Gordie Dillman and Aunt Dot (Dorothea Sawchyn). She will be also missed by her friends, Mark and Mabel.

She was predeceased by brothers, Charlie Dillman, David Dillman and Garfield Dillman; sister, Audrey Dillman.

Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie.

A Celebration of Deborah’s life will be held at 2pm Wednesday, June 19th in the Elmsdale Legion, Branch 48. Rev. Canon David Fletcher officiating.

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Celebration of Life

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Elmsdale Royal Canadian Legion
850 Hwy #2
Elmsdale, Nova Scotia, Canada