1448 announcements for Colchester Community Funeral Home

Sylvia Jean Carter

Sylvia Jean Carter

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Carter, Sylvia Jean – June 18, 1927 – August 20, 2017 Sylvia Carter of Pleasant Valley passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017 in MacLeod House, Hilden. Sylvia worked for over twenty years as a bookkeeper for the Co-op in Brookfield. Later she worked for 25 years at M.P. Crowell’s in Truro, retiring in 1997. Sylvia was devoted to family and...

John Clayton Fraser Richard

John Clayton Fraser Richard

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Richard, John Clayton Fraser, Londonderry, finished up life’s journey after a lengthy illness on Thursday, August 17, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born January 6, 1925 in New Glasgow, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Gerrior) Richard. Due to his mother’s illness at birth, he was raised by his grandparents,...

Leonard Joseph "Lennie" MacDonald

Leonard Joseph "Lennie" MacDonald

Published in the Truro Daily News.

MacDonald, Leonard Joseph “Lennie” – age 65, Salmon River, passed away peacefully with his wife and daughter by his side following a courageous battle with cancer on August 13, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Centre, Truro. Born in Truro, he was the son of the late Joseph and Bernadette (DeCoste) MacDonald. Lennie was employed by the Town...

Dorothy Alice (Maskill) DeVouge

Dorothy Alice (Maskill) DeVouge

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Dorothy Alice (Maskill) DeVouge, passed away August 9, 2017 at 8:10pm in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Truro on April 28, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Jennie Maskill. The youngest in the family, she grew up on College Road in Bible Hill. During her younger years, she was active in sports, especially...

Brenda Mae Dickie

Brenda Mae Dickie

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Dickie, Brenda Mae – 78, Central Onslow, passed away Monday, August 7, 2017 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Lake Munroe, Annapolis County, she was the daughter of the late Robie and Gladys (Cox) Munroe. Brenda went to school in Liverpool as a young child. The family later moved to the East end of Truro where she...

Gerald Harvey  Croft

Gerald Harvey Croft

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Gerald Harvey Croft – 84, Truro, passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Truro, he was the son of the late Clarence Harvey Croft and Daisy Adelaide (Johnson). Gerald worked for many years with CN Rail as a Conductor and Brakeman, retiring in 1989 at the age of 57. Prior to working with CN, he...

Jennie Madeline Bennett

Jennie Madeline Bennett

Published in the Truro Daily News.

(Jennie) Madeline Bennett July 17, 1919 - July 21, 2017 (Jennie) Madeline Bennett (nee Sutherland). Born July 17, 1919 passed away so very gently on July 21, 2017 at age 98, at Hillsdale Estates (Trillium Trail) in Oshawa. Madeline was predeceased by her beloved husband William Clifton Bennett (Cliff, 2002). Precious mom to son Gary (Glenda)....

Deryk Reginald McCabe

Deryk Reginald McCabe

Published in the Truro Daily News.

McCabe, Deryk Reginald - 54, Truro, passed away peacefully on July 19, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Deryk is survived by his son, Dylan, Moncton; father, Reginald (Bev), Debert; sister, Gina (Richard), Sackville; and niece, Hayley, Sackville. He was predeceased by his mother, Vivian and daughter, Racheal. In honouring...

John Willard "Bill" Murray

John Willard "Bill" Murray

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Murray, John Willard “Bill” – 63 of Truro passed away peacefully on July 19, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Truro on March 9, 1954, he was the son of Willard Murray and the late Bettie (Fraser) Murray, Emerson. Bill is survived by step-mother, Joan Murray; son, Randy (Amy); daughters, Sherrie Murray, Nicole...

Royce Aubrey Bird

Royce Aubrey Bird

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Royce Aubrey Bird – 59, Londonderry, went home to be with his Lord and Savior in the morning hours of July 20, 2017 and is now at peace in Heaven. Royce worked for many years with Casey Concrete, Neistone Chemicals and Ritchie Brothers in Debert. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Great Village. He is survived by his loving wife of...

William Patrick "Bill" Whiffen

William Patrick "Bill" Whiffen

Born: 14/03/1938

Published in the St. John's Telegram.

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather, William "Bill" Whiffen, at the palliative care unit of Colchester Hospital after a battle with brain cancer, which he faced with a positive attitude and a smile on his face. Born in St. Lawrence, Newfoundland on March 14, 1938, he was the son of...

William Patrick "Bill" Whiffen

William Patrick "Bill" Whiffen

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Whiffen, William Patrick “Bill” It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather, William “Bill” Whiffen, at the palliative care unit of Colchester Hospital after a battle with brain cancer, which he faced with a positive attitude and a smile on his face. Born in St. Lawrence,...

Robert  Skinner

Robert Skinner

Published in the New Glasgow News.

Skinner, Robert Alan, 53, Truro, passed away unexpectedly on July 11, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario. Born in New Glasgow he was the son of the late Donald Elms and Emma (Byard) Skinner. He was very sports-minded and enjoyed basketball and baseball. Robert was involved in his early years as a Sea Cadet and travelled at the age of 16 for three...

Frederick Samuel (Ted) Manning

Frederick Samuel (Ted) Manning

Published in the Truro Daily News.

MANNING, Frederick Samuel “TED”, 62 - New Glasgow, passed away on May 7, 2017. A memorial gathering will be held on Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. at the family cottage, 49 Smith Cove Road, River John, NS B0K 1N0. Anyone needing directions please call Gwen Manning 1-647-965-1806. www.ColchesterCommunity.com

Robert Alan Skinner

Robert Alan Skinner

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Skinner, Robert Alan, 53, Truro, passed away unexpectedly on July 11, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario. Born in New Glasgow he was the son of the late Donald Elms and Emma (Byard) Skinner. He was very sports-minded and enjoyed basketball and baseball. Robert was involved in his early years as a Sea Cadet and travelled at the age of 16 for three months...

Dianne Marie Tompkins Brushett

Dianne Marie Tompkins Brushett

Published in the Truro Daily News.

In Loving Memory Dianne Marie Tompkins Brushett October 11, 1942 – July 11, 2017 It is with profound heartbreak that we announce the passing of our beloved Mother, Dianne Tompkins Brushett on July 11th, 2017. A graceful warrior, with a sharp, witty, irreverent personality, Dianne was an adventurer, gourmet cook, avid gardener, lover...

John (Jack) Ivan Frizzell

John (Jack) Ivan Frizzell

Published in the Truro Daily News.

John (Jack) Ivan Frizzell October 8, 1925 - July 7, 2017 We are saddened to announce the passing of our dear Father and Grandfather, Jack Frizzell at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. He left this world peacefully with family at his side. Jack was born in Truro. He was the son of the late John Alexander (Sandy) Frizzell and the...

Alice Mary Watt

Alice Mary Watt

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Alice Mary Watt – 95, of Truro, passed away peacefully on July 8, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro, surrounded by her family. Mom was predeceased by her husband, Ted, her parents Tom and Olga Dawley, her sisters, Margaret McElroy and Marion Holmes and her brother Jack Dawley. Born in Port Hope, Ontario, Mom was an RN...

Anwar Naim Bitar

Anwar Naim Bitar

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Anwar Naim Bitar – 72, Valley, Colchester County, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Anwar was born September 1, 1944 in Miniyeh, Lebanon, he was the son of the late Naim Bitar and Julia Bitar (Surviving). Anwar and Julia immigrated to Nova Scotia, Canada with his family in 1987. He was a...

Eloise Marie Yorke

Eloise Marie Yorke

Published in the Truro Daily News.

ELOISE MARIE YORKE 1928 - 2017 Born in 1928 in Brookfield, Eloise Marie Yorke has sadly passed away at Colchester East Hants Health Center, Truro July 4, 2017 at age 88. The only child of Walter and Ethel Brenton, Eloise lived in Brookfield until 1948 when she met and married Ken Campbell of East Stewiacke. She joined the extensive Campbell...

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