The Town of Kentville announced Thursday that Nola Folker-Hill, the longest-serving member of its current council, has passed away.
“Councillor Folker-Hill was a long time dedicated and loyal member of town council, having served since 2000,” stated a message on the town’s website.
“She will be sincerely missed.”
Folker-Hill was a lifelong resident of Kentville as well as the owner and operator of Nu-labb Service and Consulting, in which she provided home blood collection services. She had served as member of several medical laboratory associations as well as the the past Chair of the Central Kings Community Health Board.
At the time of her sudden passing she was a member of the Kings Community Economic Development Agency, a representative on the Student Advisory Committee & Youth Association, the Chair of the Kentville Police Commission, member of the Planning Advisory Committee, where she started her municipal career as a two-term citizen member.
She was also the current chair of the Kings Point to Point transit society.
“Nola will be deeply missed by our board and staff,” said Noah Tompkins, a spokesperson for the society. “KPPT will not be the same without her.”
She is survived by her husband, Cliff and two children, Evan and Kara.
Article from The Chronicle Herald, August 4th, 2016