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Dunbar, Olive Fisher – We regret to announce the passing of Olive Fisher Dunbar on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at the Highcrest Nursing Home, Sherbrooke, NS after a short illness. Born on October 24, 1929 in Antigonish, NS to the late Roderick Smith and Ruth (Fisher) Dunbar of Mulgrave, NS. Olive grew up in Mulgrave and attended Logie School and then took a business course at The Business College in New Glasgow. She was employed at the Dock Yard in Halifax as a clerk with the D.N.D. After retirement she returned to Mulgrave to live with her step-mother Priscilla Dunbar in the family home, where she resided until March of this year. She then was in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish and St. Mary’s Hospital, Sherbrooke until May 2021 when she entered Highcrest Nursing Home in Sherbrooke, where she received exceptional care from Staff and Doctors. Olive is survived by her half brother; Donald R. Dunbar and his wife Yvonne, Sherbrooke, NS and the following nieces and nephews; David (Katie MacDonald), Antigonish, Carolyn (Grant) Peters, Rod, Arlene (Cory) Worth, all of Sherbrooke, NS, Linda (Ashley) Sangster, New Harbour, NS, and Ruth (Bruce) McCowan of Victoria, B.C. and several grand nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and step-mother Olive, was predeceased by her brother Douglas Everett Dunbar and sister-in-law, Flora Dunbar. Olive was a devoted member of Trinity United Church, Mulgrave and an active member of the Mulgrave Museum Committee, Mulgrave Seniors Club, Order of the Eastern Star Armcrest Chapter, Halifax, Faith Chapter, Mulgrave and recently Celtic Chapter, Blues Mills, Cape Breton. She had many friends in the community who were kind to her as she was to them. Visitation will take place on Friday, December 3 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. in Mulgrave and Area Resting Place. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 4 at 2 p.m. in Trinity United Church, Mulgrave with Rev. Derek Ellsworth officiating. Burial to follow in Trinity United Church Cemetery, Mulgrave. Proof of double vaccination and photo I.D. are required to attend the visitation and funeral service. Masks are mandatory. Donations in Olive’s memory may be made to Trinity United Church, Mulgrave, Mulgrave and Area Resting Place or a charity of choice. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.haverstocks.com Visitation Information Visitation December 3, 2021 Visitation Time 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Visitation Location Mulgrave and Area Resting Place Service Information Service Date Saturday, December 4, 2021 Service Time 2 p.m. Service Location Trinity United Church, Mulgrave Burial Information Burial Date December 4, 2021 Burial Time Following funeral service Burial Location Trinity United Church Cemetery, Mulgrave
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