olive photoBowles, Evelyn Olive “Nanny” (nee Roett) – at her home on Zion Road on June 6th 2016. Olive, born in Sydney, Cape Breton was in her 94th year. She is predeceased by her mother, Eunice Roett (nee Jameson), by her father, Wesley Roett Sr., by an older sister, Alma Best, by a younger sister, Gloria “Tootie” Roett, and by three brothers; Tom Miller, Everett Roett and Wesley Roett Jr.  Olive will be sadly missed by her sister Hazel Ruck.  She is predeceased by her oldest daughter, Patricia and loved by her surviving children; Delores, Shirley, Georgina, Eddie and Jackie.  Olive is predeceased by her grandson Charles and her great grandson Tyler and will be missed by her many remaining grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

There will be no formal ceremony.  A Celebration of her life will be held in the latter part of July, following that her cremated remains will be taken to Cape Breton Cemetery to rest with her family.

Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273).

Donations to Hospice Quinte of Grannies for Africa would be appreciated.

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