Edna Irene Cox
Edna Irene Cox - 87, formerly of Canning, Kings County, passed away Monday, August 6, 2012 in the Wolfville Nursing Home. Born in Blomidon, Kings County, she was the daughter of the late George and Ruby (Newcombe) Hiltz. She was employed as a clerk at the Riteway Grocery Store, Herb Eaton’s Service Station, Beeler’s Drug Store, the 5 to a $1 Store and Canada Post Corporation, all in Canning. Edna was a member of the Canning Baptist Church, the Royal Canadian Legion, Habitant Branch No. 73, Canning and was a past member of the Cornwallis District New Horizons Seniors Club. She also volunteered for the Canning Food Bank, the Canning Volunteer Fire Department and for many years, held the very important position of Santa’s Coordinator for Canada Post. She enjoyed knitting, crafts and travelling to different parts of Canada. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Cox; a brother, Harry. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, August 9, 2012, in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Reverend Donald Rafuse officiating. A reception will follow in the reception room of the funeral home. Burial will take place in the Habitant Cemetery, Kings County. Donations in memory may be made to the Canning Baptist Church or the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.