JA Snow Funeral Home


Poorni Devi Singh

1 octubre , 194420 noviembre , 2020

Passed peacefully on Friday, November 20, 2020. Born Oct . 1, 1944 in Kathgarh, India. Beloved wife of Dr. Yash Pal Singh for more than 61 years. Middle child of the late Ishwar and Niranjam Saini. Besides her husband, she is survived by her son Narinder (Darlene) Singh, Saint John, NB, daughter Dr. Anita Singh (Vikas Chhabra) London, ON. Grandsons Jeevan Singh, Niam and Rishan Chhabra, Kelton (Jenna) Nickerson and Oakley. Brothers Mehar and Prem Singh Saini and sister Premo Devi all of India. Sister in laws Darshini Saini, India and Krishna Saini , Lynnfield, MA. As well as many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her son Surinder Singh, and in-laws Daulti Devi and Kala Ram Saini.

As a young mother she immigrated to Canada , first settling in Dartmouth for nearly 20 years and for the past 30+ years in Halifax. Her new community became her new family, with whom she proudly raised her children. As her children grew older she decided to go to work at Hersey Canada and did so until her retirement . Adored by everyone who had the pleasure of meeting her. Her kindness, generosity, and love of cooking touched the lives of so many. Never did she falter or loose faith, and always thought of everyone else despite herself being tired. Thank you to family and friends who have supported us during this profoundly difficult time. J.A. Snow Funeral Home , Lacewood Dr. Halifax has been entrusted with her care. Visitation will occur following Covid restrictions on Sunday, November 22, 7-9 PM with a private service on Monday, November 23, 9 am.


  • Visitation

    domingo, 22 noviembre , 2020


Poorni Devi Singh


JC Robert & Carolyn Lockhart

23 noviembre , 2020

Narinder & Family,

Please accept our sincere condolances. Our thoughts are with you at this time.

Robert & Carolyn

Annu Dawar

23 noviembre , 2020

I will always remember Aunty for how she made me feel: loved and cared for. She had such a warm, welcoming and positive aura about her. Sending lots of love to Uncle and the family.

Cathy Faulds

23 noviembre , 2020

Dearest Anita and family
It is with a heavy heart that I pass on to you our condolences on the death of your mother. While we never had the privilege of meeting your mother, we are confident that she was a remarkable lady who was loved dearly by many. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers as you navigate forward with your loss.
Drs Tom and Cathy Faulds

Neeta Rathee

22 noviembre , 2020

Aunty always opened her gracious home and warm heart to us like family. She will be dearly missed! ❤️
Photo June 2, 2019

Kautilya & Uma Gandhi

22 noviembre , 2020

Dear Singh Saab,
We are indeed very very sorry to hear the news. Our deepest condolences to you and the family. May God give you the strength to bear the loss. We always remember Poorni ji as a positive, compassionate and kind heated person. She always had a smile on her face. May God bless her soul. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
I will be back from our trip in the New Year and will come and see you then.

Ramey and Pyare Arya

21 noviembre , 2020

I am deeply saddened by the loss that you and your family have encounter. My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the peace and strength to bear this loss. Poorina will alway be missed for her loving and caring nature. I will always miss talking to her. Poorina Rest In Peace wherever you are.

Suresh Paliwal

21 noviembre , 2020

We are deeply saddened at the passing away of Mrs. Singh. Our most sincere condolences to Dr. Singh and family. We remember her as a very kind and thoughtful soul. She was genuinely generous and her hospitality was legendary. She wore her characteristic
broad smile when greeting her friends. She will be dearly missed by us and the community. The world has lost a great human being. May God provide peace to her soul and give fortitude to the family to bear their huge loss.