Cora Marion Crocker, of Canada Creek passed away peacefully at the age of 87 years in Grand View Manor on Monday, June 3, 2019. Born in Berwick, she was the daughter of Albert and Florence (Siggens) Schnare.
Cora was a member of the Black Rock Baptist Church, had taught Sunday School at one time and was a life member of the Ada Saunders Women’s Missionary Society. She was a faithful member of the Jolly Workers Sewing Circle.
Cora was a wonderful homemaker and cook. She loved all babies who came within her arms reach and she had an extremely soft spot for the elderly. Family, her faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and her dearest friends were her fondest cares in life.
She is survived by her loving children, sons Charles (Evelyn); Oran “Bud” (Edie); David (Cindy) and Mike Benjamin (Shirley); daughters Theresa “Terry” Wilson; Deborah “Debbie” (Paul) Saunders; Patti Lightizer; seventeen grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; sisters Grace (Avard) Brown; Elaine Stahlbaum; sisters-in-law Shirley Verch; Marg Schnare; brother-in-law Richard Corkum (Rena).
Cora was predeceased by her loving husband Arnold; son-in-law Joseph Lightizer; daughter-in-law Debbie (Adams) Crocker; brothers William “Bill”; Harold; Clarence “Bus”; sisters Emma Hamilton; Marguerite Corkum and Jeannie in childhood.
She fostered many children for many years.
The family wish to express a special thanks to the staff of Grand View Manor for their wonderful care. She spoke often of the friendships she made there and considered herself blessed by them.
A visitation will take place on Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the Berwick Funeral Chapel. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm in the Black Rock Baptist Church, 1248 Russia Road, Black Rock with Rev. Marie McCallum officiating. Family Flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Black Rock Baptist Church, the Spiritual Life Committee of the Black Rock Baptist Church or charity of one’s choice.. Arrangements have been entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Berwick Funeral Chapel, 192 Commercial Street, Berwick, NS, B0P 1E0 (902-538-9900).