78, Hatchet Lake, NS, passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at home, surrounded by her loving family, following a lengthy battle with COPD. Lannie was born in Halifax, February 28, 1940, where she lived and met her husband, Donnie. Together, they raised a family in Hatchet Lake. Throughout her life, Lannie always put her family first. Children meant the world to her and she is affectionately known as “Nan” to many. She will be remembered for always being willing to babysit for everyone. She is survived by son, Michael (Leona), daughters, Donna McIntosh (Andy), Lynn and Cindy (Jeff), grandchildren, Sandy (Jason), DJ (Emma), Hillary (Bryan), Jesse, George, Mikayla, Devin, and Trevor, many great-grandchildren, a sister, Cynthia, as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews, especially a niece, Pam. She will fondly be remembered by many friends, including a special friend, Rana and her family. She was predeceased by her husband, Donnie, daughter, Sherry Welsh, infant son, Donald Robert, and a sister, Dorothy.
Arrangements are under the care of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd, where visitation will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 12-2 PM. The funeral service will begin at 2PM in the chapel with Rev. Janet Hatt as officiating clergy. Interment will take place at Sunrise Park Inter-Faith Cemetery, Hatchet Lake, NS, where Lannie and Donnie will be laid to rest together. Donations in memory of Lannie may be made to NS Lung Association.