Roberta Madeline "Bobby" Russell
Roberta Madeline "Bobby" Russell - age 68, of Murphy Lake, Kings County, passed away, surrounded by family, on Friday, July 5, 2019, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Kentville, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Roxanna (Barkhouse) Davison. Roberta left her employment with the Department of Transportation to become a legal secretary and then worked as an office administrator in real estate, from which she retired from. She was an avid camper who loved music, travel and horses. She had a cherished friendship with Lorraine Bezanson with whom she used to ride with every Thursday. Roberta was strong and upbeat, even throughout her illness. She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Brian; daughter Melissa Russell (Trevor Myers), Kentville; grandson, Aidan Myers; sisters, Sandra (Dean) Spencer, Wolfville; Irene Davison, Halls Harbour; Joyce Davison, Kingston; mother-in-law, Bernice Comish, New Minas; step-mother-in-law, Shirley Russell; brothers-in-law, Frank (Judy) Russell, New Minas; John Russell, Port Williams; sister-in-law, Nancy Russell (Ron Mapplebeck), Wolfville Ridge; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. She will be sadly missed by those who knew and loved her, especially her dog, Raisin. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by sister, Hazel Davison; brother, George; brother-in-law, Kirk Russell; father-in-law, Cecil Russell; step-father-in-law, Frank Comish and step-sister-in-law, Linda Schnare. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2019 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville where the funeral service, followed by reception, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019, Pastor Christina Bigelow officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.