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Rosemary Susan Feener


Rosemary Susan Feener – Born July 29, 1950 in Edmonton, AB. Elder daughter of Arnold Rufus Feener (Bridgewater, NS) and Katherine Anne Sylvia (Scarborough) Feener (Edmonton, AB). Graduate of Pictou Academy and Pictou Academy Business Education Program. Had a varied secretarial career, including positions with Scott Maritimes Pulp Limited (Abercrombie Point); The Prudential Insurance Company of America (Halifax); and Thorne, Gunn, Helliwell and Christiansen, Charted Accountants, which eventually morphed into Grant Thornton, Yarmouth, NS.

She pursued a second career as an Art Gallery Assistance/Art Gallery Community Liaison at the Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, from 1987 to retirement, after several years of studying Art History and other Faculty of Arts courses at Acadia University.

Her hobbies included Landscape Photography, walking, writing, reading- and swimming at the Acadia University Athletic Complex Pool. She loved all animals but was particularly fond of cats and horses. As a teenager, living in Pictou, she owned her own horse named ‘Flash’ – and throughout her lifetime was Mum to several special kitties – the last one being her beloved ‘Charliecat’, who passed away in September 2019 at the age of 17 years.

Rosemary was a member of St. John’s Anglican Church, Parish of Horton, Wolfville. She belonged to the Anglican ACW and was a part-time volunteer with the St. John’s Friendly Church Visiting Program. Rosemary was also a member of Centreville Baptist Church, Kings County, and she participated in many of their church activities. As well, she enjoyed membership in the Valley Women’s Connection, a local Christian women’s group. Rosemary led a very active social life in the company of her many friends.

She was predeceased by her parents. Her younger sister, Barbara Jane Feener, is a resident on MacArthur Unit of Kings Regional Rehabilitation Centre, Waterville, Kings County.

Cremation has taken place. Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 in the Feener Family Lot, Lower Horton Cemetery, Grand Pre, Kings County, Reverend Nicole Uzans officiating. In accordance with the Nova Scotia Proof of Full Vaccination Policy, proof of full vaccination will be required to attend visitations, services and receptions held in or by the White Family Funeral Home.

Donations in memory may be made to the War Amps – NS Branch or a charity of choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. On-line condolences and inquiries may be directed to

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Service Date
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Service Time
2:00 p.m.
Service Location
Feener Family Lot, Lower Horton Cemetery, Grand Pre, Nova Scotia

There will be no visitation

Requested Charity
War Amps – NS Branch or a charity of choice