76, Whitney Pier

We the family regret to announce the passing of our mother, Jeanette Nora (Reid) Binns on Friday, Dec. 17, 2010 in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII, Halifax.

Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Clementine and Nora (Ivany) Reid.

Jeanette loved music and will always be remembered for her strong-will and uniqueness.

Surviving are her sons, Jim (Laurie), Dana (Nancy), Sydney; daughter, Tanya (Ken) Craig, Sydney; grandchildren, Tyler, Teagan, Doryan, Zachary, Colton and Ryan; sister, Babs Bynoe, Montreal; brother, Jim Reid, Gatineau, Que.; several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by sisters, Ethel, Phyllis and Gladys; brothers, Gill and Sonny.

Visitation and memorial service to honour the late Jeanette Nora Binns will be held at the Pier Community Funeral Home, All Faith Chapel, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street) on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 6-7 p.m. with memorial service to follow at 7 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Glen Matheson officiating. Light refreshments will be shared following the service.

Donations in Jeanette’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Memorial arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of the Pier Community Funeral Home.

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