A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home

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Pearl Seaward

October 17, 1935May 28, 2020

SEAWARD, Pearl – 84, of Middle Sackville, NS, passed away peacefully at home on May 28, 2020 surrounded by her husband and children. Born in Templeman, NL, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Eva (Stockley) Templeman. In her very early days, Pearl worked as a school teacher in a one room school house in Deadman’s Bay, NL. For the majority of her career she worked as a salesperson for the Cooperators Insurance in St. John’s and was later offered a position as a Regional Manager in NS. Her children, husband, family and friends were her main focus and she is fondly remembered by all who met her as a sweet, kind and gentle person with an abundance of love in her heart. In her spare time she could be found gardening, knitting, reading, walking, traveling, volunteering as a Tartan Team member at the Halifax Stanfield airport, dancing with her husband Jon, and participating in and helping with many of the events held by her close knit church community. Pearl is survived by her loving husband; Jonathan, son; Lloyd (Rosaria) Winsor, daughters; Deanne Dyke and Elaine (Richard) Slaunwhite, grandchildren; Danielle (John) Winsor, Teri-Lynn (Tyler) Winsor, Courtney (Dan) Cote, A. J. (Sarah) Pearce, Monique (Peter) Hawkins, Courtney (Josh) Dube Sheena Boutilier, Jared (Crystal) Boutilier and Kim (Paul) Heatley, great grandchildren; Bea, Max, Leo, Hayden, Donovan, Imogen, Irelynn, Mason, Carter, Silas, Maverick, Noah, Abby and Isaac, nephews; Todd Templeman and Rod Stockley, niece; Diane Goodyear one niece and special sister in-law; Bernice Templeman. She was predeceased by brothers; Sam Templeman, Wilson Stockley and nephew; Darrin Templeman. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 2pm on Thursday, June 4, 2020 in Saint Francis by the Lakes Anglican Church, 192 First Lake Dr, Lower Sackville, Father Mark Kingsbury officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in Newfoundland. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation www.cpff.ca or a charity of choice. Special thank you to the medical staff who attended to her every need. Online condolences may be sent to: www.mattatallfuneralhome.com


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    Thursday, June 4, 2020


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Elizabeth Tardif

June 6, 2020

Condolences to Pearl's husband, children and family and friends...
I met Pearl while working at The Cooperators several years ago. I admired her so much because she was so business minded but also full of fun after hours! And she was such a straight forward person and could be so down to earth at he same time. Pearl was a gem and I know she will be missed by so many people including me.

Fly free now Pearl..all earths struggles are over my friend❤️🙏🏻

Sheri Gaetz-MacCabe

June 4, 2020

Pearl was the most loving woman I ever have known. She was generous with her love , her time, her humour. Anyone who was fortunate enough to have met her will agree she was a lady of class. Sending my deepest sympathy to Jonathan and all of Pearl's family.

AJ Pearce

June 4, 2020

My dearest Nan. I will remember your grace, your composure, your calming voice. I’ll remember your sharp wit, your smile, and your hugs. I’ll remember sitting eating breakfast and watching hummingbirds, our weekend phone calls, and getting to see the joy on your face when you met your great grandchildren. I’ll remember watching you hold hands with Pa, while you were just watching tv, and I’ll remember how happy I was that you’d found someone to complete this latter chapter of your life. And while I’ll mourn the hole that has been left in all our lives with your passing, I’ll remember every precious moment with you that we were blessed with, enriching our lives. I love you Nan.

Dave MacAdam

June 3, 2020

Jonathan, Lloyd, Deanne and Family,

Our heartfelt condolences to you on the loss of Pearl.
Cindi and I would like you to know that we share your grief and we hope that the many fond memories you have will give you solace.
I’ve known Pearl for many years as a co-worker and colleague. We worked most closely as members of the management team and collaborated on numerous projects mostly involved with agency training. Pearl was always calm, reasoned and fair and offered insight and perspective that added greatly to the value of what we worked on. We shared many laughs along the way too.

We are all the better for having known her and we will miss her greatly.

Dave and Cindi MacAdam

Ray Sturge

June 3, 2020

Jon, Lloyd & Deanne,
We are so very sorry. Pearl was a wonderful lady, we have many lovely memories of her, she was was always gracious and generous.
We loved spending time with her, she and Jon welcomed us into their home for many visits.
Sending our love,
Ray Sturge & Family

Arline&John Palmer

June 2, 2020

So many pleasant chats on a Sunday, Pearl was a Gem always smiling & interested in those around her. Our most sincere condolences to Jon. We believe Pearl has been welcomed into the arms of our Saviour.

Sandy & John Cudmore

June 1, 2020

Our sincere condolences to Pearl's family. Such a sincere, genuine and classy lady. I worked with Pearl at The Co-operators. Not sure if you remember us Deanne, but we appreciated you as our babysitter and still have the photos of your graduation prom. Pearl was very proud of her family. She will be missed but certainly not forgotten.

Dean Lear

June 1, 2020

So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing.

Dean Lear

Sheryl Berniche

June 1, 2020

Jon I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I will say a prayer for you and your loved ones.

Marilyn Vrbensky

June 1, 2020

Jon, deepest sympathies to you and family on the passing of Pearl. She was a lovely and kind lady. It was a pleasure to see her smiling face each Tuesday when you both came in to replace us morning Tartan volunteers at the airport.
Marilyn Vrbensky