Mildred Jane "Midge" Phillips
Mildred Jane "Midge" (Lynk) Phillips - age 73, of Canning, passed away on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, following a brave battle with cancer. Born in Wolfville, she was a daughter of the late James "Gordon" and Burneice Madelyn (Messom) Lynk. Midge was raised in a loving farm family in Kingsport. She loved puzzles, bingo and bossing people around. Midge liked to tease, give her opinions, loved her Blue Jays and her family. Her children, grandchildren and extended family were her most cherished possession. She loved and cheered for us all no matter what. We can only hope that her extraordinary strength will live on through us. She will be missed by daughters, Michelle Phillips (Colen Parsons), Edmonton, AB; Margaret Phillips (Karl Kean), Halifax; sons, Michael Phillips (Julie West), Grafton; Matthew (Shannon) Phillips, Canning; grandchildren, Sarah (Pranil) Gounder, Edmonton, AB; Andrew Rogers (Amber Hirtle), Glenmont; Kempton Phillips (Jamie-Lee Smith), Tremont; Brodie Phillips, Canning; Cole Phillips, Canning; great-grandchildren, Ajay Gounder, Edmonton, AB; Hayden Phillips, Tremont, Ajesh Gounder, Edmonton, AB; sisters, Barbara Goodyear, Eastern Passage; Grace Lynk (Gary Sherman); brothers, Roy (Sharon), Medford; Clarence (Debbie), Canning; Joseph, Kentville; Robert (MaryAnn) Keefe, Kingsport; Murray (Chrissy), Kingsport; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Frederick "Freddie"; brothers, David, Lawrence and Ronald. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation, by request. The funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, December 1, 2019 in the Emmanuel United Church, Kingsport, Reverend Ivan Norton officating. Interment will take place at a later date in the Hillaton Cemetery, Kings County. Many thanks to her special friend, Bob MacLean and her neighbors from Glooscap Manor. Their friendship and care these past few years has meant so much to all of us and we continue to be ever grateful. The family would also like to thank the staff at the Valley Regional Hospital for the excellent care and comfort they provided, not only to our mother, but our family as well. Donations in memory may be made to Valley Hospice Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.