Beverly Faith Duncanson
Beverly Faith Duncanson – 79, of Hortonville, Kings County, passed away peacefully in the early morning of October 10, 2021 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Black River, NS April 2, 1942, Beverly was one of thirteen raised by the late Edgar and Agnes Weir. Beverly married the late Basil Duncanson on July 19, 1958 and resided in Hortonville. She was a well-known member of the community. She worked alongside her husband, Basil, at Basil Duncanson Enterprises Limited. In 1968, Beverly and Basil opened Duncanson Ski Doo, which they owned and operated for many years.
Beverly believed strongly in family and community involvement. She enjoyed being a sports mom and sponsoring local community teams. Beverly also enjoyed a good game of darts, cards, gardening, and a good book. If Stomping Tom was on the radio, you know she would be doing a little jig. She enjoyed celebrating with friends and family for any event as laughter was the best medicine she would say. She loved going for walks with her dogs and was always happy to see her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Beverly is survived by her three daughters, Janie (Andre) Merks, Gaspereau; Brenda Duncanson, Hortonville; Jacqueline (John) Kelly, Toronto; three sons, Craig, Wolfville, Colin (Rhonda), Hortonville; Brad, Toronto; four grandchildren, Lacey (Whitney) Merks-Levy, Dre (Katie) Merks, Christopher Duncanson and Laura Duncanson; four great grandchildren, Piper Levy, Caeden Merks, Scarlet Merks, and Caroline Merks.
Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation, by request. A graveside service for family members will be held in the Willow Bank Cemetery, Wolfville. The family will host a reception to be held at 1:00 p.m. on October 23, 2021 at 70 King Street, Hortonville, NS. Donations in memory can be made to the SPCA – Kings Shelter or the charity of your choice.