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Sabina Ruth Scott (Hartlin) – June 17, 1921-September 12, 2009

It’s with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Sabina Ruth Scott on September 12, 2009 at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital.

Sabina was born June 17, 1921 to Marcus Osbourne and Amy (Parker) Hartlin of Burriss, Ontario.

She was predeceased by her husband William, brother Willy and sister Martha.

She will be lovingly remembered by her brother Jud of Emo; children Connie Miller (Hans) of Pinawa, Keith, Bill (Linda) and Doug (Allison) of Kenora. Also left to mourn Sabina’s passing are her grandchildren, and great grandchildren with whom she had developed some very special bonds and relationships. She also leaves several cousins and nieces to be remembered by.

Sabina attended school in Burriss. She met and married her husband Bill in Barwick and moved to Keewatin in 1954.

Sabina was very interested in the local area history and enjoyed reading about it. She also loved to travel and especially enjoyed their trips to Alaska. She could often be seen sitting in her chair knitting an afghan. Sabina had worked at Birchwood as a nurse’s aide. She was a loving mother and a true friend and she will be missed.

Visitation was held on Thursday, September 17, 2009 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre.

Funeral service was held on Friday, September 18, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre with Rev. Cathy Giroux officiating. Interment to follow at Lake of the Woods Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the nurses of 2 East and 3 East for all their compassionate care and Dr. Wiebe and Dr. Walters.

In lieu fo flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, 222 Queen Street, Suite 1402, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5V9 or the Kidney Foundation, 300-5165 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec H4A 1T6 would be greatly appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at

Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre entrusted with arrangements.

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