Phyllis "Lorna" Martinson
Phyllis "Lorna" Martinson - age 85, passed away in Heart of the Valley, Middleton, NS on November 5, 2020. Born in Digby on October 1, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Constance "Connie" (Woodman) Connell. Lorna attended school in Digby and graduated from The Provincial Normal School in Truro. She taught school for many years in Digby, Fort George (Chisasibi) Northern Quebec, Freeport and Kitkatla BC. Lorna entered The Sisterhood of St. John the Divine (Anglican Church of Canada) Toronto, Ontario, after leaving Fort George. She was a devout Christian and lifelong member of the Anglican Church. Lorna received joy in helping others and teaching Christianity. She was predeceased by her brother, Edward "Chub" and her husband, Rev. Canon John Cecil Martinson. Lorna is survived by her brothers, Kenneth (Maxine), Smith's Cove and Jack, Digby; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation, by request. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a very limited gathering will be held and will be by invitation only. Special thanks to the staff of Heart of the Valley for their care and support. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.