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Agatha Abigail "Aggie" Barkhouse


Agatha Abigail "Aggie" Barkhouse
Agatha Abigail “Aggie” (Snyder) Barkhouse, age 94, of Bridgewater and formerly of Martin’s Point, passed away July 11, 2020.

Born in Halfway Cove, she was the younger daughter of the late George and Maude (Dort) Snyder.

She was the last surviving member of her family of 11 children.

She was predeceased by her loving husband of 65 years, Lloyd Edwin Barkhouse, who passed away January 28, 2009.

She was also predeceased by brothers, Abner, Charles, Chester, Leslie, Ernest, Douglas, Basil; sisters, Catherine, Evelyn, Myrtle.

Agatha worked at Moir’s Ltd. where she met her husband, Lloyd. She also worked for a number of years at Eatons.

It was the wish of Aggie and Lloyd to have their ashes buried together in St. Martin’s Anglican Cemetery, Martin’s River where, due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private graveside service for immediate family only, observing social distancing, will be held 11am, Thursday, July 23rd.

Memorial donations are requested to be made to the Parish of St. Martin’s through Grace Anglican Church, Chester Basin; St. James the Martyr Anglican Church, Halfway Cove or a charity of choice.

Our thanks to Ridgewood and Ryan Hall for their care of Aggie over the past three years.

Cremation and arrangements entrusted to the care of Mahone Funeral Home, P.O. Box 200, 32 Parish St., Mahone Bay, NS B0J 2E0 (Tel: 902-624-8241). Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting:

Agatha Abigail "Aggie" Barkhouse
The Angels sang “Amazing Grace”, The Lord came down and touched her face. He held her hand and whispered low, “Come with Me, it’s time to go”. The gates of Heaven opened wide and the angels lined up side by side. A special gift was on her way, The day God took her home.

Please be advised that our business office is temporarily operating on limited hours to the general public until further notice. If you require a visit to our office, please call ahead for an appointment by phoning 902-624-8241.

Unfortunately we are not able to receive memorial donation payments at this time.
Your memorial donation may be sent directly to:

Parish of St. Martin’s
c/o Grace Anglican Church
5533 Hwy #3
R.R.#2 Chester Basin, NS
B0J 1K0
Tel: 902-275-5434

St. James the Martyr Anglican Church
c/o Parish of All Saints by the Sea
P.O. Box 59,
Canso, NS B0H 1H0
Tel: 902-366-2774

Our Professional “At Need” and “Pre Need” Services
continue to be available by appointment by calling 902-624-8241.

Throughout your daily lives, please practice “Physical Distancing” ... the length of a hockey stick away from each other. Nova Scotia continues to be under a health state of emergency. Wash your hands with soap and water often or use hand sanitizer if necessary. Wearing a mask is strongly recommended in public or if physical distancing is not possible. Do not touch your face, eyes or nose with your hands at any time. Above all ...BE SAFE and BE KIND.

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