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Doris Evelyn Schrader

Passed 06/11/2020

Obituary for Doris Evelyn Schrader

Schrader, Doris Evelyn, 88, of Halifax, NS, died June 11, 2020 at home. Born in Bay Port, she was the daughter of the Late Harvey and Amy (Lohnes) Schrader.

Proceed by her Brother Eugene. No survivors. Cremation has taken place, Committal Service has taken place in St. John's Cemetary Columbarium on Thursday August 20, 2020 at 11:00 am. She is now at rest with her Brother.

As a young lady she came to Halifax to work. Then went to McGill University where she worked for many years. She came back to Nova Scotia to look after her Mother and worked for the Federal Government for sixteen years until retirement.

She loved to travel with Tacmac Tours and many other trips. She enjoyed going to Senior Luncheon in Fairview. Also enjoyed courses at NASCAD.

She adopted Miss Fluffy from Bide Awhile Animal Shelter Society. She also belonged to PAC's Cat Society. She liked to go to Fairview Resource Center for her care.

Her most recent joy was going to Eastern Passage as well as McNab’s Island hiking. She enjoyed the birds etc. as well as the wildlife around her. Belonged to Friend’s of McNabs. A Life member for many years.

Donations can be made to Friend’s of McNab’s Island and Bide Awhile Animal Shelter or any Charity of your choice.

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I knew Doris through the Friends of McNabs Island Society. She loved McNabs Island! Her last visit would have been during the Tall Ships a few years ago. She had many memories to share about her island adventures and wrote stories for our Friends of McNabs Island Rucksack newsletter which you can read in two instalments here: https://mcnabsisland.ca/sites/default/files/Rucksack_FINAL_Dec2017_Print_0.pdf https://mcnabsisland.ca/sites/default/files/McNabsRucksackMarch2018.pdf We will really miss her on the island!
- Cathy McCarthy
I worked with Employment and Immigration Canada (now Services Canada) for many years and I remember when Doris worked in Staff Training. She used to bring in beautiful flowers from her garden and when I admired them she would bring me some. Once my husband and I gave her a lift to a staff BBQ and she showed me her garden. I also know that we both loved cats. I was sad to hear of her passing and am glad that she had a good long life and enjoyed her trips. My condolences to her relatives.
- Patricia Murphy
So sad to hear about Doris Thinking of her today I loved our talks about McNab's Island HUGS Doris
- Cathy McKenzie
Eugene and Doris were my second cousins and frequented my grandparents home in North Wallace. I did not have the pleasure of meeting much of my Dad's family but remember Eugene well. So sorry to hear the news. Doris has many living family members, though most of us distant realitives. Please pass my condolences and contact info on to any living realitives that may have come forward since Doris's passing. I am Vernon Patriquins grand daughter and would love to connect with relatives.
- Cheryl Patriquin

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