Genesta A. Scratch
Obituary for Genesta A. Scratch
Age 89 of Halifax, passed away in the QE II on October 29, 2019 after a brief illness.
Genesta was predeceased by her parents Ernest and Anne Luce (Chiasson) Cochrane and her former husband Thomas.
Genesta is survived and will be missed by her children Cindi (Bill) Toszak, San Diego, California and Dave (Theresa) Scratch, Lower Sackville; grandchildren Bryan Toszak, Calgary, Alberta; Kris (Melissa) Toszak, San Diego, California; Dylan (Karen) Scratch, Halifax, N.S. and Sarah (Steve) Thurbide, Lower Sackville, N.S.; and her 9 great grandchildren Ethan, Landon, Kyan and Ronan Toszak; Nehiley, Madia and Zoelle Scratch; Paige and Davis Thurbide. Genesta retired from the Halifax Dockyard where she met lifelong friends Diane Thompson and Mike Roach.
The family would like to thank the paramedics and staff of the QEII for the care and compassion Genesta received. There will be no service by request. Donations may be made in her memory to a charity of your choice. Genesta gave to them all. Sad to lose “Baba” but so lucky to have had her in our lives.
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