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Barbara Ellen Leavis
August 14, 1948 - December 7, 2016
Leavis, Barbara Ellen – Age 68, of Lower Sackville, passed away peacefully Wednesday December 7, 2016 at Arborstone Enhanced Care. Born in Kapuskasing On., she was a daughter of the late Harold and Berenice Keown. Barbara was a member of the Navy in the Canadian Armed Forces. After retirement she worked as a correctional officer. Barbara also worked as a lifeguard. She had a love of animals and enjoyed gardening, flowers and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Barbara is survived by her son, Patrick; daughter, Christina, Canberra Australia; brother, Robert; sister, Patricia; grandchildren, Caitlin, Abbygail, Riley, Finn, Nathan; nephews, Neil, Stefan and Bryan; several great nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Barbara was predeceased by her husband, Charles. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 11 am Monday December 12th at Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Rev. James Haughn officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.