Lillian Gesner

Obituary of Lillian Isobel Gesner

Gesner, Lillian Isobel, 87 of Upper Tantallon passed away peacefully in her sleep in Parkers Cove, the place where she was born and made many memories. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Mabel (Shipp) Campbell. Lillian lived her life in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick and spent the majority of her working years at Scotiabank branches in both provinces, retiring to Parkers Cove in 1993 after raising her family with husband Neil in Fredericton. She was a strong woman and wonderful role model, who enjoyed shopping, cards, music, social time with the Birthday Bunch, Scotia bankers, Club 55+ and attending services at Parkers Cove Baptist Church. She is survived by daughter, Vicki Lynn Gesner (Kevin Wile), Upper Tantallon; son, Taylor Kiran Gesner, Toronto; grandson, Timothy Donald Gesner (Amanda Bentley). Fredericton; grand-daughters, Ashley Furrow and Kristin Wile; several great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her brother, William (Bonnie) Campbell. Lillian was predeceased by her husband of fifty years, Neil Taylor Gesner, and two infant daughters, Darlene Faye and Karen Ann; sisters, Doreen Ellis (Jack) and Doris Caswell (Dale). She will be missed by many. Special thanks to Dr. Buchholz and the many healthcare workers in both Annapolis and Halifax counties. Interment will be done privately in the Parker Mountain Cemetery. Due to Covid 19 restrictions. A funeral service will be held at a later date. Donations in Lillian’s memory may be sent to the Nova Scotia Heart & Stroke Foundation, or Parkers Cove Baptist Church. Online condolences may be sent at
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