Thomas, Cora Amelia- 85 of Upper Rawdon passed away at home on April 30th, 2020 from a battle with cancer in. Born in Moose Brook on March 17th, 1935 she was the daughter of the late Robert and Margaret (Kerr) Laffin.
She is survived by six children: Lola Wilson, Linda MacKeigan (Leo), Marilyn Thomas (Archie MacInnis), Janet MacAulay (Robert), Judy Thomas (Bruce Trenholm), and John (Sheila). She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren and brother Albert.
Cora is predeceased by her husband John Raymond (Ray) Thomas, son in law Gary Wilson and man brothers and sisters.
Mom was a hard worker and splendid cook. She worked numerous years, employed at the Scotia Nursing Home as a cook. In later years she provided care to her dying husband and seniors in the Rawdon area. Mom volunteered as a Firette. She was a hard-working organizer, cook, host, greeter. St. David's will have an empty pew; fund-raiser, caring woman- her work is done.
Cremation has taken place. Due to the current Nova Scotia Health regulations concerning the Covid-19 Virus, there will be a Funeral service held in the St. David's Anglican Church in Upper Rawdon and a private family burial in St. Paul's Anglican Church cemetery, Centre Rawdon at a later date. Donations in memory of Cora can be made to St. David’s Anglican Church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy 354, Kennetcook, ph-1-902-362-2440 or please visit our web site at www.allenfh.ca to sign the guest book and send private condolences.