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Joan Marie (Urquhart) Darlington

1938-2019

Mrs. Joan Marie Darlington (Urquhart) died peacefully at All Saints Hospital, Springhill, Nova Scotia on June 7, 2019 at the age of 81. Born in Sydney, NS she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Eva (Craven) Urquhart.

Joan is survived by her husband, Peter; daughters, Linda (Ray) Bath, Kennetcook, NS, Claudia (Jacob) Singh, Winnipeg, MB; son, Christopher (Anne Troake), Logy Bay, NL, and grandchildren, Zachary Bath, Joshua and Uriah Singh.

She was predeceased by brother, Wesley Dunlop.

She married Peter Russell Darlington in 1961. They met while serving in the Canadian Air Force, and lived in Germany, Texas and Washington before settling

down in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador where Peter and Joan started a

private practice in Periodontology. Upon retirement in 1995, they moved to Joan’s beloved Cape Breton where they split their time between Sydney and their country home in Dundee.

A celebration of Joan’s life will be held on June 14 in Dundee, Cape Breton. Please

address any queries regarding the celebration to Linda Bath lindyloo1963@gmail.com.

Urquhart - "Meane weil, speak weil and doe weil"

When Death’s dark stream I ferry o’er,

A time that surely shall come,

In Heav’n itself I’ll ask no more,

Than just a Highland welcome.

-Robert Burns

 

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Service Date
Friday, June 14, 2019
Service Location
Dundee