Nora Marie Findlay

5 April , 19296 February , 2019

Born April 5th, 1929 to the late Frederick V. and Mary Davies. She passed away peacefully on February 6th, 2019 at the QEII hospital with her family by her side. She is survived by her loving husband George, her daughters Terrie (Norman) Greencorn, Gail LeBlanc, Barb, and Sandi (Bruce) Thompson. She will be dearly missed by her grandchildren Ricky, Sarah (Wade), Krista, George (Vanessa), Danielle (Matt), Travis, Brittany (Jonathan), Stuart, and Sammie. Nanny adored her great-grandchildren Blake, Paige, and Ava. She was predeceased by 6 brothers and is survived by her brother Perc, sisters-in-law Betty (Davies), Shirley (Kane), and brother-in-law Doug (Marie) Findlay as well as many nieces and nephews

Nora was involved in the community having served as President of Halifax Jaycettes, Chairwoman of the 1963 JC National Convention; President of the Halifax Lionettes; President of the Mayflower Ladies Curling Club; a Founding Member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Halifax Civic Hospital; and secretary of the Scouts Canada Halifax North District Council. She was a 60 year member of Beta Sigma Phi, having served on the executive of various chapter levels as well as their city council.

She was an elegant lady with a wonderful sense of humour. We were blessed to have had her for 89 years.

There will be no visitation by request. The funeral mass will be celebrated Friday February 15th, 2019 at 11am at St. Theresa’s Church, North St. Halifax, with a reception to follow the mass. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to your charity of choice. A sincere thanks to the staff on 8.1 at the QEII, their kindness will not be forgotten.


  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, 15 February , 2019

Nora Marie Findlay

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Christine Sykora

17 February 2019

Dear George and family,

The Sykora family sends sincere condolences on the loss of a cherished wife, mother and grandmother. Christian and I have many good memories of her presence at the hockey games and gatherings.

Our thoughts are with you all at this time.

Colleen O'Brien

16 February 2019

Dear George, you have been in my mind these past few days. Memories will help ease your pain. Keep well and God Bless.

Marguerite O'Brien

Donna Marchand

15 February 2019

Dear Sandi & Bruce & family,

So sorry for your loss - my thoughts and prayers are with you!
I last saw your mother and father dancing at your birthday celebration and they were sweet together.
You will have the best memories of her

Love Donna

Ken Mantin

14 February 2019

Dear George & Family:

Please accept my sincerest sympathy on the passing of your dear wife and mother. She was a fine lady and no doubt will leave you with many happy memories.

All the best in the days ahead,
Ken Mantin

Mayflower Dayladies Mayflower Curling Club

14 February 2019

The Mayflower Dayladies Curling League extend our deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one. A donation has been made to the QEII Foundation in memory of Nora Finlay for her service as President of the Mayflower Dayladies.

Nanette Thompson

13 February 2019

To Sandy,Bruce,Family
Sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you all.

Bill and Ruth Harris

13 February 2019

Dear George and Family,
Bill and I were sorry to read in the newspaper about Nora's passing. Funny how life is... When young and having a great time we never thought about getting old and fading away - but God in His wisdom gave us wonderful memories that never will fade away.
Thinking of you during this difficult time.
With our sincere sympathy -
Bill and Ruth Harris

Crystal Kelbrat

13 February 2019

Barb and Sandi, Our most deepest and sincere condolences.
Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs to you and your family through this difficult time. May you find comfort in your memories.
Jessica, Crystal and Wanda Kelbrat

Gerry,Marjorie Murley McDow

13 February 2019

Very sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother.
Our prayers are with you and your family God bless you all

Marjorie and Gerry

Pat O'Malley

13 February 2019

George, I'm very sorry for your loss of Nora. Some of my earliest memories of my parents' friends are of you and Nora. I'm glad we had a few opportunities to chat over the past couple of years.