CLAIRE ELIZABETH – ( 54 ) Passed away peacefully on May 18th, 2011 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Halifax, Claire was the eldest daughter of Dr. Harold and Norma Nason. She was a loving daughter, mother, sister and friend to many. Claire was a kind and caring person who will be remembered for her joy for life and her positive nature. Claire had a very strong work ethic and many coworkers and employers have benefited from having known and worked with her. Claire inherited the artistic ability of her paternal grandmother which was appreciated by all who saw and received her art. Her Church was the beach, where she strove to spend as many summer days as possible. Claire appreciated and valued her time with family and friends and taught everyone who knew her how to be true to themselves. She is survived by her parents, daughter Cassandra ( Cory Dickie ) , son Christopher, and sisters Beverley ( “Buffy “ ) MacNeil ( Dennis) Patricia ( “Tricia” ) Nason and Donna Reid , and several special Aunts, Uncles , nieces, nephews, and cousins. Special thanks from the family go to Dr.’s Paula Rittenberg and Katharina Kieser and the many wonderful nurses in Oncology who cared for her. Cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial service at First Baptist Church on Octerloney Street in Dartmouth on Saturday, May 21st at 1:00 pm followed by a memorial tea in the church. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Cancer Society and condolences may be sent to DartmouthFuneralHome.ca. A private internment will take place at a later date.
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