was born in December 1909 at Massachusetts.
on 2 June 1930. She was 20.
Sarah Louisa Bezanson died on 3 September 2004 at age 94.
She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Upper Stewiacke, Nova Scotia.
Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 5 September 2004:
HAMILTON, Sarah Lillian "Grannie Sarah" - Joined the Angels in Heaven on Friday, September 3, 2004, at the age of 94, after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born in Massachusetts, U.S.A., a daughter of the late James and Martha (Cooke) Bezanson. She and her family moved to Meadowvale when she was a young child, where she resided for most of her life. She is the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a member of the Upper Stewiacke United Church and a lifetime member of the United Church Women. She was a member of the South Branch Community Council and also was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Valley Branch 147, Royal Canadian Legion, Upper Musquodoboit for many years. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, word games, bingo and in earlier years she did a lot of quilting. Her home was always open to family and friends and any time spent with those she loved was very special to her. She was a friend to many and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. She will be remembered as a good friend, a loving sister, a caring mother, grandmother and aunt. Left to remember her great strength and wisdom are her daughters, Kathleen "Kaye" Hamilton, Chaplin; Beulah and husband, Kenneth Graham, Upper Stewiacke; Frances and husband, Fred Arbuckle, Donkin, Cape Breton; Barbara and husband, Richard Dean, Middle Musquodoboit; sons, Perley and wife, Betty, Newton Mills; Neil and wife, Eleanor, Dean Back Road; daughter-in-law, Lauretta Hamilton, Hilden. Sarah created many wonderful memories for her 21 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and six great great-grandchildren, all of whom she loved dearly. She always appreciated the many visits and the love that was extended to her by her many nieces and nephews.
Sarah was predeceased by her husband, Herbert; sons, Lyman, Herman and Ervin; grandson, Kirk Graham; great-grandson, Frederick John Arbuckle; son-in-law, Neil E. Hamilton; sisters, Irma McDermott, Charlotte Hamilton, Alice Bezanson and Anne Anderson. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Co-operative, Upper Musquodoboit. There will be visitation in Upper Stewiacke United Church today between 7 and 9 p.m. A service in celebration of Sarah's life will be held in Upper Stewiacke United Church on Monday, September 6 at 6:30 p.m. with Rev. Alice Rutherford and Rev. Natalie Buchanan officiating. Burial to follow in Riverside Cemetery.3