Mary Harvey
Mary Harvey

Obituary of Mary Elizabeth Harvey

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Of Windsor Forks, passed away November 25, 2023, at home. Born June 4, 1936 in Windsor, she was a daughter of the late James and Evelyn (Eldridge) O’Brien.

Mary was a graduate of Edgehill School for Girls and furthered her studies at Kay Anslow Business School. Mary was employed at Payzant Memorial Hospital and Hants Community Hospital in Medical Records, Admissions and performed secretarial duties for several doctors. She proudly operated Elmhurst Stock Farm all her life, first with her father, then with her husband, and last with her daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren. She was an active member of St. Michael’s Anglican Church and Ladies Guild, serving as church treasurer for many years. She was a member of Liela Rebekah Lodge #59, Windsor, the Martock-Windsor Forks Women’s Institute, the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture, the Maritime and Canadian Herford Association and was involved with the Hants County Exhibition in the Household Arts over the years. Mary was a passionate and dedicated farmer whose love and understanding of animals and the land was present in all she did.

She is survived by her daughter, Sarah (Garry) Hart and grandchildren, Raymond and Rachael all of Windsor Forks; sister, Patricia (Robert Murray), Truro; brothers-in-law, Howard (Beverley) Harvey, Newport and Rod (Linda) Harvey, Newport; sister-in-law, Irene Harvey, Newport; special nephews and nieces, Jim (Mary Ellen) Stewart, Halifax; Tim (Anne) Stewart, Toronto; John (Iryna) Murray, Masstown; Will (Cathy) Mounce, Newport; Nancy Reid, Pugwash; Genevieve (Tim) Rissesco, Dartmouth; Carolyn (Ron) Crawford, Newport; Leslie (Richie) Hamilton, Halifax; Melissa Harvey, Halifax.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Herman; sister, Annie and brother-in-law, Bill Stewart; sisters-in-law, Annie Harvey, Winnifred Harvey, Ida (Harvey) Mounce and Ella Harvey; brothers-in-law, Harold and Willard Harvey.

Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to DeMont Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317), where the family will receive visitors on Sunday, December 3 from 6-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, December 4 in St. Michael’s Anglican Church, 4321 Chester Rd., Windsor Forks, with Archdeacon Tom Henderson officiating. Interment in the Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. The family wish to receive friends and family for a reception at the family farm following the burial. Donations in memory of Mary may be made to St. Michael’s Anglican Church, c/o 76 Old Halifax Rd. West, Three Mile Plains, NS B0N 2T0 or IWK Foundation, 5855 Spring Garden Rd., Suite B220, Halifax, NS B3H 4S2. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting:



6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday, December 3, 2023
DeMont Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service
419 Albert St, PO Box 981
Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Monday, December 4, 2023
St. Michael's Anglican Church
4321 Hwy. 14
Windsor Forks, Nova Scotia, Canada


Maplewood Cemetery
1186 King Street
Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada
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