Mary Su­san “Susie” Knock­wood

Truro Daily News - - OBITUARIES / PROVINCE -

KNOCK­WOOD, Mary Su­san “Susie” – 77, Mill­brook First Na­tion, passed away peace­fully, sur­rounded by her lov­ing fam­ily, on Wed­nes­day evening, Oc­to­ber 11, 2017, at Colch­ester East Hants Health Cen­tre, Truro.

Born in Truro, she was a daugh­ter of the late Michael and Mary (Syl­li­boy) Sack.

Susie was a mem­ber of Sa­cred Heart Ro­man Catholic Church and Mill­brook Women’s Club. In ear­lier years, she worked at Abe­naki Mo­tel and Abe­naki Food Store. She was an avid hockey fan and loved the Bos­ton Bru­ins and en­joyed play­ing TV bingo. Above all, Susie loved her fam­ily and all chil­dren; she was hap­pi­est when cook­ing wild game and for fam­ily gath­er­ings.

Susie is sur­vived by her chil­dren, Vera (Pa­trick), Mill­brook; Ray­mond, Way­cobah, Cape Bre­ton; Pius, Mill­brook; Edna (Ross), Bi­ble Hill; Gabriel “Gub­bie” (Mary “Mali”), Mill­brook; Basil (Tammy), Truro Heights; grand­chil­dren, Sa­man­tha, Greg, Nathan, Mar­i­lyn, Rayvon, Kayla, Lyn­don, Sage, Brent, Ross Jr., Han­nah, Olivia, Claire, Reed, Blade; great grand­chil­dren, Sili­pai, Thane, Eas­ton, Tia’m, Ju­dah, Azrielle; sis­ters, El­iz­a­beth Ge­hue, Har­riet Knock­wood, Shirley Sack, Sipekne’katik First Na­tion; God­daugh­ter, Chenoa.

Along with her par­ents, she was pre­de­ceased by her ex-hus­band, Noel Ray­mond Knock­wood; sis­ter, Eve­lyn “Ann’jij” Sack; brother, Louis “Sog” James Sack.

Susie’s fam­ily will re­ceive friends start­ing at 1 p.m., Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 14, 2017, at Mill­brook Se­nior’s Cen­tre, 841 Wil­low St., Mill­brook First Na­tion. Mass of Chris­tian Burial will be cel­e­brated 11 a.m., Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 16, 2017, in Sa­cred Heart Ro­man Catholic Church, Church Road, Mill­brook First Na­tion, Fa­ther Dar­iusz Miskow­icz of­fi­ci­at­ing. Salite’ will fol­low in Mill­brook Com­mu­nity Hall. In­ter­ment will be held 11 a.m., Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 18, 2017, in Sa­cred Heart Ro­man Catholic Church Ceme­tery.

Ar­range­ments have been en­trusted to Mat­tatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young St., Truro. Pri­vate mes­sages of con­do­lence may be sent to the fam­ily by view­ing Susie’s obit­u­ary on-line and se­lect­ing “Send A Con­do­lence” at www.mat­tatal­l­varn­erfh.com.

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