Hestel Mary Quinn
1930 - 2023
Hestel Mary Quinn
Visitation Information
Monday, November 20, 2023
Visitation Time
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Visitation Location
Jones Family Funeral Centre
Service Information
Service Date
Monday November 20, 2023
Service Time
Service Location
Jones Family Funeral Centre
Requested Charity
Charity of your choice
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It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Hestel Mary Quinn, age 93 of Amherst, formerly of River Hebert. Hestel passed away peacefully at Gables Lodge on Friday, November 17, 2023.

Born in Lower Maccan, NS, she was a daughter of the late Ezekiel and Mary (Wood) O'Brien.

Hestel always placed her family first and was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother.  She loved children and especially enjoyed time with her grandchildren.  She was active in the River Hebert Anglican Church and in her younger years loved to go to Bingo.

Hestel is survived by her sons, James (Wilma) Lr. Maccan, Steven (Linda), River Hebert East, Wade (Dayle), River Hebert and Tony (Monique), Lr. Maccan; and grandchildren, Steven (Twilla), Tina (Tyler), Melissa (Andrew), Michael (Carla), and David (Emily); great grandchildren, Payton, Ryker, and Quinn; special niece, raised as a sister Inez Speare, River Hebert.

She was predeceased by her husband Jim; brothers James "Duke", Henry, Fred, Harris, Ezekiel, and Ernest, and sisters Eunice Saunders, Ola Wilson, Effie "Tiny"  Proctor and Layal Legere.

Arrangements are under the care and supervision of the Jones Family Funeral Centre, 70 Church Street, Amherst, NS (902-667-8777) where visiting hours will take place on Monday, November 20, 2023 from 1 pm until the time of the funeral service.  The funeral service will follow immediately at 2 pm, William Drysdale, DLM, officiating.  Burial of Hestel and Jim will take place in the Hillside Cemetery, River Hebert.

For those wishing to do so, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting the online memorial at www.jonesfamilyfuneralcentre.ca or through the Jones Family Funeral Centre Facebook Page.

Hestel Mary Quinn