Delilah "Lily" Short

May 22, 2018


Passed peacefully away on May 22 at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, surrounded by her family, Delilah Short, aged 98 years. Predeceased by her husband Harold. Leaving to mourn her daughter Beverly Pynn and son Derek (Marie); grandchildren Erica (Stephen) and Stephen (Christa); great grandchildren Alexander, Zachary, Brady and Brooklyn; as well as many wonderful nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Many thanks to the recreational staff and the staff of 2 N/S of St. Patrick’s Mercy Home, for the care and compassion shown towards Mom in her 6 years residing there. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Thursday May 24 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday May 25 at 2:00 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lily’s name may be made to Autism Society.



2-4 p.m. on May 24, 2018

7-9 p.m. on May 24, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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2:00pm, Friday May 25th

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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Derek, Bev and family

Our sympathies on the passing of your mother. Many memories of hers & your dad’s summers spent in Hants hr. They were very nice neighbors. Thoughts and prayers with you at this time.

Derek, Beverly and family
Just read your Mom’s obituary. My deepest condolences on your Mom’s passing. I have many fond memories of your Mom and many great chats at her store. A remarkable woman. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Sharon Mutrey Walsh

Sincere sympathy on the passing of your mother. To live to such a wonderful age is a gift to a family. Our thoughts are with you. JIm and Marion Tizzard

Many wonderful memories of this lady during my childhood. She holds a special place in my heart. To Bev and Derek we send our condolences.

Sorry to hear of Aunt Lilly’s passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you. I had the opportunity to visit her in April of this year, I found that her memory was still fairly sharp and knew who I was and asked about my children and the rest of the family calling them all by name.Rest in peace Aunt Lil . Boyd & Betty

Derrick,Beverly and families we were sorry to hear of your moms passing.We will always remember her friendship.Keep your memories close.

Sorry to hear of Aunt Lil’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with your families at this sad time. I have some great memories of aunt Lil when I visited with my Mom . May she rest in peace. Shirley, Nat and family.

Beverly and Derek, so sorry to hear of aunt Lillie’s passing we know she will be missed dearly. So sorry we couldn’t be there to share in the memories, she always had a smile, whenever we visited,when she lived on Liverpool, you definitely had to have a cup of tea and a lunch before you left, R.I.P. aunt Lillie

Bev and Family,
I am very sorry to hear about your Mom’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. May your beautiful Mom RIP

Loretta Tobin Simms

Erica and family,

We are very sorry to hear about the passing of your grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

Terry B. and the rest of your “work” family at RCMP Halifax (Watch 1)

Dear Bev, Derek and Marie,
Even though there are miles between us we are thinking of you guys at this difficult time. The loss of someone dear is never easy. May the love of family and friends comfort and bring peace in the days ahead. Our most heartfelt condolences,
Tracy, Geoff, Hayley and Noah (Drover)

derek, marie
sorry for your loss.thinking of you.