Gwendolyn Isobel Cornwell (Bezanson), 88 of Greenwood/Auburn, passed away on March 12, 2022 surrounded by her family. She was the daughter of the late Everett and Stella (Arenburg) Bezanson.
Gwen was a devoted wife and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a seamstress, knitter, baker and gardener, growing flowers and vegetables in the family homestead in Auburn, where she would can and pickle countless jars of vegetables every fall.
Gwen is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Ronald Cornwell; daughters, Karen Patterson, Carla McDonald (John Garden), Darlene Pinnell (Mike Smith); son, Christopher (Amanda); grandchildren, Mike, Robyn, Zoe, Kieran, Amy, Jackie, and Olivia; several great-grandchildren; sister, Lorraine Irvin; and brother, Ronald Bezanson.
In addition to her parents, Gwen was predeceased by her three brothers, Darrell Bezanson, Beverley (Jake) Bezanson, and Wayne Bezanson.
We would like to thank Dr. Carol Ann Elliott and the nurses and staff at Soldiers Memorial Hospital for their care and compassion.
A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to the SPCA. Arrangements have been entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, 34 Coldbrook Village Park Dr., Coldbrook, NS, B4R 1B9 (902-679-2822).