It is with sadness we announce the death of our mother, Rhoda Melissa MacKenzie on Thursday, July 27,2023 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow
Born in New Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Jessie (nee Marshall) Stevens of Lovat.
Rhoda will be dearly missed by her daughter Karen Gear (James), Westville; sons, Robert, Stellarton and Peter, Peace River, Alta; grandchildren, Lynn Blackwood (Marc), Marjorie Cooney (Corey), Steve Gillingham ((Ashley), Jayden Blakeney, and Penny MacKenzie; great-grandchildren, Amy, Rylie, Lauren, Linq, Jade and Jax and also by extended adopted family Shawna MacLellan (Joey) and their three girls Holly, Lauren and Reagan.
She is also survived by her sister Audrey Wright (Calvin); brothers Myles Stevens (Jean), Edward Stevens (Lenora), Bill Stevens, sisters-in law Angeline Stevens, Ann Stevens Dooley; Glenda Scott (Paul) and brother-in-law Bud Cameron.
Rhoda was predeceased by her husband Farrell, sister Ina Cameron; brothers Medford and Lawson Stevens; sisters-in-law Wilena Stevens and Jean Prest (Clark) and brother-in-law Jack (Helen) MacKenzie.
Rhoda is resting at Eagles Funeral Home, Westville with visiting on Monday July 31 from 6-8 p.m. Her funeral service will be held 1 o’clock Tuesday August 1 from Eagles Funeral Chapel, Westville with the Rev. Dr. Glen Matheson officiating . His funeral service will be streamed live and may be watched by clicking on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/live/Z1FgwuUPs1k?feature=share
Burial will be in Stillman Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Canadian Diabetic Association.
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