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Dawn Adele Merry


Dawn Adele Merry

Dawn Adele Merry – 73, of Canning, Kings County, passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Wolfville, she was a daughter of Constance "Connie" (Sinnett) MacBride and the late Malcolm MacBride. In her early years, Dawn worked on various farms throughout the area and was later employed as an EA/Teacher Assistant with the school board. She later devoted her life to her family and was a dedicated, wife, mother, grandmother, homemaker and friend. In addition to spending time with family, she enjoyed reading, coffee with the "Coffee Girls of Canning" and had a newfound love and appreciation for Facebook. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her daughters, Heather (Andy) Merry-Rhynold, Canning and LeeAnn (Fred) North, Canning; sisters, Trudie Rogers, Canning; Carla MacBride (Rob), Dartmouth; Kelly Huntley (James), Gaspereau and Tracie MacBride (Dale), Canning; brother, Dale MacBride, Canning; grandchildren, Haley North, Michael (Stacey) Merry, Amber (Charles) Pemberton and Matthew Rhynold; six great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Jackie; a son, Johnny; a grandson, Tyler North; brothers, Terry and Tony. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by request. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 10, 2021 in the Habitant Cemetery.  A video webcast of the service will be available at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 11, 2021. COVID-19 pandemic protocols are in place and physical distancing is required. Please bring a chair for those that wish to be seated. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. For on-line condolences, inquiries and to view the video webcast, please visit 

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Service Date
Saturday, April 10, 2021
Service Time
2:00 p.m.
Service Location
A graveside service will be held in the Habitant Cemetery, Canning, NS.

There will be no visitation, by request.

Requested Charity
Canadian Cancer Society