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Obituary of Doris Sapier
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Sapier, Doris (Turner) 103, of the Pictou Landing First Nation passed away on March 11th, 2023 at the Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow (N.S.). Doris was born in Manchester (UK) on July 21th, 1919 to her parents John and Leah Turner. Doris was predeceased by parents; John and Leah Turner, sisters; Gladys and Hilda, her first husband; Able Seaman Samuel Frederick Osborne Wood Pickvance and Second Husband; Joseph Frederick Sapier. Doris and her second husband, Joseph Frederick Sapier, lived on Indian Island (Merigomish Harbour, N.S.) for 30 years, before moving to Pictou Landing First Nation. Doris socialized with relatives and friends as they dropped by for tea and conversation. Doris enjoyed visiting old friends in the Merigomish region especially, they would all get together to celebrate her birthday at their favorite restaurant. Doris was predeceased by her parents and two husbands. She is survived by her two daughters, Dorothy Markides and Valerie Pickvance, both of the UK. There are 3 grandchildren; Frederick Markides, Michael Bennett and Maria Markides as well as 5 great-grandchildren. Many nieces and nephews; John Albert Sapier (South Carolina) Michael Cassidy (US), Joanne Morganti (US), Shirley Francis, Georgina Paul, Martin Sapier, Connie Douglas, John Albert Jr (Pamela) Sapier; Larsen John (Linzie) Sapier (Predeceased), and all of Pictou Landing First Nation. Besides her friends and family, Doris will be greatly missed by her best friend and caregiver Freda Fraser, also special friend Hubert Francis. Her remains will rest in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church from 2pm on Tuesday March 21st, 2023 until time of Funeral Mass at 11am on Wednesday, March 22nd 2023 with Father Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial will take place on Indian Island at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the H.W. Angus Funeral Home.
Mass of Christian Burial
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church
6533 Pictou Landing Road
Pictou Landing, Nova Scotia, Canada
Visitation to take place after 2pm Tuesday March 21st.
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