Obituary of Pauline Holland
92, of Halifax, formerly of Shad Bay, NS, loving wife of the late Bernard Holland, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Melville Lodge, Halifax, NS. Born in Mulley’s Cove, Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Allen and Susanna (Delaney) King.
Throughout her life, Pauline had worked at the VG Hospital in various capacities and Woolco. She had been an active parishioner in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Shad Bay, NS, having served for many years on the CWL. She was a proud member of White’s Lake Legion, RCL, Branch #153, where she and Bernard enjoyed many social activities, especially the dances.
She is survived by her children, Patricia “Patsy” Francis (Harold), Victoria, BC, Anthony “Tony” Holland (Elsie), Shad Bay, NS, Catherine “Cathy” Fleet (Wayne), Shad Bay, NS, Brian Holland (Vicki), Barrington Passage, NS, Collette Robertson (Glenn), BC, Bruce Holland (Fe Leonor Baculi), Halifax, NS, Blair Holland (Fay Clarke), Halifax, NS, and Brenton “Brent” Holland (Tanya Moore), Halifax, NS, her sister, Dorothy Slade, Toronto, ON, as well as her grandchildren, Claudette, Connie, Tracy, Nick, Philip, Chris, Tim, Andrew, Kevin, Nathan, Nicole, Lindsay, Jeremy, Sarah, Daniel, Jennifer and Chelsea, 15 great-grandchildren, many cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Bernard in 2001, a daughter, Phyllis, a son Peter in infancy, and a sister, Sarah Reynolds.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to all the staff of Melville Lodge for the exceptional care given to Pauline while in their care and to Rose for keeping Mom’s hair looking so beautiful!
Arrangements are under the care of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax, NS, where visitation will be held on Monday, January 22nd, 2018 from 12:30-2 PM, followed by a service in the chapel beginning at 2 PM, reception to follow in the funeral home. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery, Shad Bay, at a later date. The family would appreciate remembrances in memory be given to the charity of one’s choice.