Born: April 21, 1952
Died: March 09, 2012
April 21st, 1952 - March 9th, 2012
Truro, NS, formerly of Birchy Head, & Kelligrews NL.
Belben, Brenda, Truro NS; formerly of Birchy Head & Kelligrews, NL, 59 years. The world is a little less fabulous today as our beloved daughter, sister, mother, nana, aunt, & friend has gone home to God. Brenda graduated from the Grace Nursing School in St.John's, NL in 1972, & spent much of her career working to improve the lives of those living with mental health issues. At home, she kept busy raising her two daughters & later spoiling her grandchildren. Left to carry her memory; father; Clyde Belben, her siblings; Jerry (Genevieve) Belben, & Debbie (Darin) Pike, her daughters; Serena (Corey) Ali-Shortliffe, & Crystal (Brett) Vey, her grandchildren; Kiran, Sara, & Avi, her niece; Cheryl (Jason) Pike, and cherished circle of friends & colleagues. Brenda was predeceased by her mother; Maude Belben nee McKenzie. The family will be receiving family and friends from the Birchy Head, Pentecostal church in Birchy Head, NL, on Sunday, March 11th, 2012, from the hours of 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm , and continuing on Monday, March 12th, 2012, from the hours of 2 - 4 pm. The family will be having private visitation for family and close friends, from 7 - 9 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Tuesday, March 13th, 2012, at 2: pm with Pastor: Derek Frampton officiating with the burial to follow at the church cemetery in Birchy Head, NL. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL, to sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
We would like to extend our gratitude to the entire Palliative Care Team of the Colchester Hospital & the VON for their incredible support in this Journey. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association or the VON (Colchester-East Hants Branch).
“ Forever in our Hearts”