Bernadette "Penny" Marie Buchanan (Borden)

Thursday, July 10th, 1947 - Friday, April 19th, 2019
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Buchanan (Borden), Bernadette Marie “Penny” – 71, Truro, passed away with family by her side on April 19, 2019. A loving grandmother, mother, sister and friend. She was kind and generous to the many people in her life. Penny took great delight in spending time with her three granddaughters. Penny’s family were the highlight of her life, and she loved her sons and grandchildren very much. Born in Halifax on July 10, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Sandy Borden. Penny is survived by her sons, Gerald (Marilyn) Smith, Stephen (Jenna) Burris; granddaughters, Lily and Morley Smith and Marett Burris; sisters, Dixie (Emmons) and Janice (Ralph), as well as several siblings, nieces, and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Michael Smith and brother, Frank Borden. A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro on Sunday, April 28 from 2-4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Colchester East Hants Health Centre Foundation. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting:
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, April 28th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sunday, April 28th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Colchester Community Funeral Home
    512 Willow St.
    TRURO, NS B2N 5H2
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Private Condolence

Lorna McNutt

Posted at 05:52pm
Please accept our Sincere Condolences from our family to yours❤️ Fran Waller and family.

Tammi Upshaw

Posted at 10:42pm
Dixie, Janice and family: My sincere condolences in the loss of Penny. May the memories of Penny help to comfort you during the difficult days ahead.

Anne (Campbell) Spencer

Posted at 09:09am
Dixie and family: My sincere condolences for your loss. Anne (Campbell) Spencer.

Jamie Muirqqq

Posted at 08:03am
Dixie, Emmons and Family: My sincere sympathy to you at this sad time.

Jamie Muir

Carolyn Upshaw

Posted at 11:23pm
I have been fortunate enough to have known Penny for many years, words seem inadequate to express the sadness I feel. May the peace that comes from the memories of love comfort your family now and in the days ahead.

Sharon Paris Posted at 03:13pm

Too Penny's sons, Dixie and Janice, my sincere condolences to you and your families on the passing of my friend Penny. Penny and I were child-hood friends and those memories of us all playing in your yard, Purdy's field and skating on the pond (all is gone now) will always hold dear memories. God bless you during this time and in the days ahead. Sharon Paris, "nee Borden"

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