T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel

755 George Street, Sydney, NS


Elissa Rose Herney

January 7, 1980October 3, 2019

Elissa Rose Herney Membertou With heavy hearts our family announce the passing of Elissa Rose Herney, daughter of the late Hazel Herney & the late John Christmas. She was the best friend of Deborah Mugridge. She will be forever remembered and greatly missed by her Aunts: Linda Wells (Lawrence) Sylvia Herney, Uncles: Jeffrey Herney, Clifford Copage (Susan) and her Godfather Uncle Bruce Herney (Sandra) and Aunt Elizabeth (Ike) Paul. She is sadly missed by her many cousins and loving relatives: Great Uncles Sulian Herney, Bobby Herney, Freddie Googoo. Predeceased by her Parents, and Grandparents, the late Putus Charlie Herney (Matilda) and Patrick & Mary Julia Christmas, Aunts: Theresa Mugridge (Leo) Rhodena (Russel) Christmas, Bernadine Herney. Uncles Earl Herney, Michael Herney. And the love of her life the late Chico Labobe. Elissa was a free spirited, independent young businesswoman. She worked long hours in the family store for many years. She had a beautiful smile that lit up the room. Her hearty laugh made you feel her happiness. She loved animals, especially her dogs Billy and Buddy as well as her cats Tinker Bell and Sister Bear. She enjoyed browsing the flea markets and travelling the backroads of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick with her (Babes) Chico. She had a special place in her heart for Jean Labobe. Visitation will be held at 15 Aqmoqewawti St., Membertou, after 5 pm, on Tuesday October 8th, A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday October 10th, 2019, at 11 am at St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, with Father Bill Burke presiding. A salite will take place following burial, at the Membertou Trade & Convention Center. To leave online condolences please visit www.twcurry.com


  • Hazel Herney, Mother (deceased)
  • John Christmas, Father (deceased)
  • Chico LaBobe, Love of her Life (deceased)
  • Linda Wells (Lawrence), Aunt
  • Sylvia Herney, Aunt
  • Jeffrey Herney, Uncle
  • Clifford Copage (Susan), Uncle
  • Elizabeth (Ike) Paul, Aunt
  • Uncle Bruce Herney, Godfather
  • Sulian Herney, Great Uncle
  • Bobby Herney, Great Uncle
  • Freddie Googoo, Great Uncle
  • Putus Charles Herney (Matilda), Grandparents (deceased)
  • Patrick and Mary Julia Christmas, Grandparents (deceased)
  • Theresa Mugridge (Leo), Aunt (deceased)
  • Rhodena (Russel) Christmas, Aunt (deceased)
  • Bernadine Herney, Aunt (deceased)
  • Earl Herney, Uncle (deceased)
  • Michael Herney, Uncle (deceased)


  • Visitation Tuesday, October 8, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, October 10, 2019
  • Burial Thursday, October 10, 2019


Elissa Rose Herney

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Laureen Paul

October 6, 2019

A tragic loss for the community of Membertou. Prayers to her family ❤️

Andrea Moore

October 6, 2019

I am deeply sorry for the loss of Elissa, she was a beautiful soul inside and out. My condolences to the family especially to her cousin and best friend Deborah.

Sulian Herney

October 6, 2019

RIP I don’t know too many people who die of a broken heart. You were so lucky to have found true love. Going miss you even more. 🙏🏼🌹 😢

Pam Sullivan

October 6, 2019

She had a loving precious soul and always a listening ear her deep love for her family and animals was selfless she will be missed by all that knew her rest easy dear girl your at peace with your mom now god bless and love of your life