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Vivian Viola Divine Hartling


Vivian Viola Divine Hartling

Hartling, Vivian Viola Divine Age 83 ofSpanish Ship Bay, Guysborough County, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2019, in St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital, Sherbrooke. Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late James and Bessie (Baker) Reid. Prior to her marriage, Vivian worked at Liscomb Lobster Factory. She was a homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Vivian was a great community supporter, faithful volunteer and member of many organizations and community groups including: St. Luke’s Anglican Church, Liscomb, a member of the Vestry; Liscomb Legion Branch No. 86; Honorary Lifetime Member of Liscomb Volunteer Fire Department; St. Mary’s Garden Club; Women’s Institute of Nova Scotia, Spanish Ship Bay Branch; and volunteered at High-Crest Sherbrooke Home For Special Care.  She is survived by sons, Jimmie, Lower Sackville; Barry (Brenda), Garden of Eden; Darren (Cheryl), Indian Harbour Lake;  daughters, Mary (Allan) Nauffts, Spanish Ship Bay; Reta (Wayne) McIndless, Ontario; Lucy Stuart, Abercrombie; Viola Wilson (Eddie Green), Lower Sackville; 16 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; sister, Lauretta Baker, High-Crest Sherbrooke Home For Special Care; sisters-in-law, Florence Reid, Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow; Caroline (Basil) Burns, Milford Haven Home for Special Care, Guysborough;  several nieces, nephews and their families. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank; a daughter in infancy; brother, Weldon Reid. Visitation will be held Thursday from 6 to 8pm in St. Luke’s Anglican Church, Liscomb from where funeral service will be held on Friday at 2pm with Rev. Kristin MacKenzie officiating. Interment to follow in St. Luke’s Anglican Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to St. Luke’s Anglican Church. Vivian’s family would like to say a special thank you to the nurses and staff of St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital for the compassion and care shown to her. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of G.W. Giffin Funeral Home Ltd., St. Mary’s Chapel, 34 Main Street, Sherbrooke. Online condolences may be made at

Service Date
Friday, February 8, 2019
Service Time
2:00 p.m.
Service Location
St. Luke's Anglican Church, Liscomb

Thursday Feb 7, 2019
Visitation Time
6-8 p.m.
Visitation Location
St. Luke's Anglican Church, Liscomb

Burial Date
Friday Feb 8, 2019
Burial Time
Following the service
Burial Location
St. Luke's Anglican Cemetery, Liscomb

Requested Charity
St. Luke's Anglican Church, Liscomb