Laura Ada O’Brien 1937-2018
Laura Ada O’Brien, 80, of Maccan, NS, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at All Saints Hospital, Springhill. Born at Lake Road, near Tatamagouche, NS, Laura was a daughter of the late Henry and Irene (Millett) Leslie.
Laura had been a hairdresser for over thirty-three years. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and was an avid animal lover.
She will be sadly missed by her sons, George, Ross, Chris (Shoana), Troy (Dawn); special grandson, son, and best friend, Kevin; seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
Laura was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Besides her parents, Laura was predeceased by her husband, George as well as her sisters, Aubrey and Pearl, and her brother George.
Honouring Laura’s wishes there is to be no visitation or funeral services. Arrangements are under the care and guidance of Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church Street, Amherst (902-6678777). Laura’s remains will be interred in the Maccan Cemetery in the spring.
Donations in memory of Laura may be made to the LA Animal Shelter.
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Laura’s online memorial at www.furlong-jones. ca or through the Furlong~Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.