Frances Jeanette Barnaby, 77 of Berwick passed away peacefully on December 23, 2019 in the Grand View Manor. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late Ronald and Vera (Diggs) Gilkes.
She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend.
Frances attended St. Patricks school in Halifax. After graduation, she worked at the Victoria General Hospital for several years. Frances’ career also provided her with employment at the Windsor Textile Company and Coby Foods Company.
She is survived by her sons Calvin, Edmond and Donald; 12 grandchildren; sister and best friend, Loretta States; sisters and brothers in many areas; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Frances was predeceased by her loving husband, Albert Barnaby; daughters Colleen and Karen; sister Linda; brothers Ronald, Ernest and Arthur and her aunt Marguerite.
A Funeral Service will be held on January 11, 2020 at 1:00 pm in the Wolfville Funeral Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society Canada. Arrangements have been entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Wolfville Funeral Chapel, 568 Main Street, Wolfville, B4P 1E5 (902-542-4656).