Frances Elizabeth Dykens
Dykens, Frances Elizabeth, 87 of the Valley View Villa, Riverton formerly of Stellarton passed away peacefully December 11, 2018 in the Aberdeen Hospital.
Born in Stellarton she was a daughter of the late Francis and Eva (Weeks)Weeks.
Frances was a resident of the villa the past 2 months having previously resided in Stellarton for some 14 years, prior to that, she resided in New Glasgow. She worked for many years in the Housekeeping Department at the Aberdeen Hospital. She was an avid bowler having bowled in the Thursday Night Ladies league for almost 50 years, and bowled the last Thursday night before her passing. She was a mother to everyone, her door being always open, a cup of tea for everyone. She enjoyed making her fudge and fruitcakes at Christmas.
She is survived by her children: Thelma(Donnie), Riverton; Neil(Marilyn), Four Mile Brook; Billy Chaulk, Trenton; Dawn(Kevin), Pictou Landing; Darlene(Gary), Westville; Stacey(John), PEI; Jason(Alicia), Riverton; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers: Ernie Weeks(Marg), Mulgrave; Jimmy Weeks, Mt. Thom; sisters: Doris Aikens(Mel), Riverton; Margie Aikens(Jimmy), Plymouth; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Malcolm Neil "Dyke" Dykens, a son Kenny, brothers Donnie and Frankie in infancy.
Her remains will rest at the H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Chapel, Stellarton for visiting from 2-4 and 7-9pm Thursday. Private family burial will take place in the Christ Anglican Cemetery on Friday.
Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Frances may be made to the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the New Glasgow Youth Bowling Program.