Celia Shediac
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Celia Shediac

March 24, 2008

Celia Shediac

March 24, 2008


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Obituary for Celia Shediac

SHEDIAC, Celia Annie Mary- 96, died March 24 2008, in Nakile Home For Special Care, Argyle, Nova Scotia. Mrs. Shediac was born on May 9 1911 to Joseph George and Maryanna (Jaffer) Shadroui in Barre Vermont, USA. She was educated at Goddard College in Vermont and furthered her studies in Boston, Massachusetts. She married Thomas Victor Shediac in January 1945 and moved to Yarmouth where she became a business woman. At the age of 52 she was widowed with two teenaged children, who she raised as a single mother. Mrs. Shediac was an active member of the community, where she was a member of the Scotia Chorus, St. Ambrose Cathedral Choir, President of the Catholic Women’s League and Treasurer of the Auxiliary of the Victorian Order of Nurses. However her devotion was to her family. Mrs. Shediac is survived by a son, Thomas, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; daughter Catherine, Boston, Massachusetts; grand-daughter Catherine Eileen, Toronto, Ontario; two brothers Paul and Richard Shadroui of Barre, Vermont and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased in death by her husband Thomas Victor Shediac; sisters Hannet Acker, Freda Hopson; and brothers George, John, Alfred, and Peter. Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, march 26th from 7-9pm at Sweeny’s Funeral Home, Yarmouth. Funeral Service will take place Thursday, March 27th at 2:00pm in St. Ambrose Cathedral with Father John MacPherson officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Nakile Home for Special Care or the Victorian Order of Nurses.

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