Karleen Hebb

Obituary of Karleen Ruth Hebb

HEBB, Karleen Ruth


Age 88, of Hantsport, passed away peacefully Friday, August 17, 2018 in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Hants Border on March 12, 1930 she was a daughter of the late Walter Gordon and Elta May (Starratt) Smith.


Karleen was a school teacher for seven years in Hants and Kings Counties and then became a homemaker to raise her large family. She was a life-long member of the Avon (St. James) United Church and taught Sunday School for many years. In her spare time she enjoyed quilting.


She is survived by children, Debbie Eldridge; Barry Eldridge; Nadine Eldridge; Peter Eldridge (Amanda); Carol Ann Davidson; Phillip Eldridge and Janis (Darren) Blakie: 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Harvey; brother, Laurie Smith.


Karleen was predeceased by her first husband, Paul Weston Eldridge and second husband, Melvin Everett Hebb; brother, Lamont Smith.

Arrangements have been entrusted to DeMont Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). There will be no visitation by request. A graveside service celebrating Karleen’s life will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, August 23 in Riverbank Cemetery, Hantsport, Rev. David Hann officiating. A reception will follow in the Hants Border Community Hall, 13893 Hwy. 1, Hantsport. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Karleen may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society – Nova Scotia Division, 5826 South St, Halifax, NS B3H 1S6. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting: www.demontfamilyfuneralhome.ca