1371 announcements for Colchester Community Funeral Home

Douglas "Doug" Leo Coulstring

Douglas "Doug" Leo Coulstring

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Douglas “Doug” Leo Coulstring – 65, Truro, passed away peacefully March 16, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Waverley, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Marie (Cruickshank) Coulstring. Doug was an avid musician for over 30 years in Alberta and beyond. Family was an important part of his life. Doug was...

Michael Patrick  Cassidy

Michael Patrick Cassidy

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Cassidy, Michael Patrick, age 82, of Greenfield, Colchester County. Michael passed away peacefully on March 15, 2017, in the Palliative Care Unit of Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Michael was born in Pugwash, N.S., April 2, 1934 and was the son of the late Earnest and Em Cassidy of Truro. 
Michael worked most of his life as an...

Robert "Keith" Giddens

Robert "Keith" Giddens

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Giddens, Robert “Keith” – 93, Truro, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on March 13, 2017 at Camp Hill Veteran’s Memorial, Halifax. Born in Londonderry Station, he was the son of the late Daniel “Steele” and Pearl (Johnson) Giddens. Raised on the family farm in Londonderry Station he left to join the army during World War...

Joyce Letitia Demers

Joyce Letitia Demers

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Demers, Joyce Letitia – 89, Truro passed away peacefully on March 9, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, with her daughter, Gloria by her side. Born in Debert, she was a daughter of the late Lester Bamford and Letitia (Barley) Totten. Joyce lived and worked most of her life in Truro. She retired after working many years with Sears....

William "Bill" Grace

William "Bill" Grace

Published in the Truro Daily News.

William “Bill” Grace – age 81, Lower Truro, went to be with his Lord surrounded by his loving family on Monday, March 6, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Branch LaHave, Lunenburg Co., he was the son of the late Charles “Keith” and Jennie (Crouse) Grace. Bill was well known for owning and operating a service...

Betty Lois Wood

Betty Lois Wood

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Wood, Betty Lois – 86, Truro passed away March 1, 2017 at the QEII Health Centre, Halifax. Born in Toronto, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Minnie (Whaley) Black. She grew up in England and moved to Canada in 1967 with her husband and four children. She worked for twenty years at Crossley Carpets before retiring. She had a...

Stanley Raymond Richardson

Stanley Raymond Richardson

Published in the Truro Daily News.

We regret to announce the passing of Stanley Raymond Richardson, 75 of Hilden which occurred on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Inglisville, N.S., he was the son of the late Ernest and Evelyn (Whitman) Richardson. Stan owned and operated S.R. Building and Repair and spent his working years in...

Constance "Connie" Gladys (Hanman) Fancy

Constance "Connie" Gladys (Hanman) Fancy

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Fancy, Constance “Connie” Gladys (Hanman), Truro, passed away at the age of 96 in Shannex-Vimy Court, Truro on February 28, 2017. Although contented at Shannex, she waited for the time to be with her Lord and her husband, Don. Connie enjoyed reading, knitting and had a green thumb for all her plants, especially her African Violets. She...

John Henry "Bud" Smith

John Henry "Bud" Smith

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Smith, John Henry “Bud” – 75, Nuttby, Colchester Co. It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro with his wife, children and sister at his side. Bud was born in Sydney and was the son of the late Cyril Smith...

Krista Joy Brown

Krista Joy Brown

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Brown, Krista Joy – 52, Truro Heights, passed away unexpectedly at home on February 16, 2017. Born in Truro, she was the daughter of Elaine Geldart and the late David Fowler. Krista loved nursing and worked for over 29 years as an LPN at the Truro Hospital. She loved camping, spending time with her family and her friends at work. She...

Gary Marshall Hinton

Gary Marshall Hinton

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Hinton, Gary Marshall – 62, Truro passed away unexpectedly February 12, 2017 at home. Born in Truro he was the son of Fred Hinton and the late Lois (Taylor) Hinton. Besides his father, he is survived by daughter, Shannon (Hoffman) Faulkner, St. Albert, Alberta; sisters, Shelley (Jim Tanner) Hinton, Debert, Sherry Hinton, Stellarton, Heidi...

John Christopher "Pidge" Pidgeon

John Christopher "Pidge" Pidgeon

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Pidgeon, John Christopher “Pidge” – 61, Truro, passed away suddenly on February 15, 2017 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Toronto, ON, he was the son of the late John and Alma (Woolley) Pidgeon. John was a very kind and positive individual. He loved working on cars. He will be missed by all who knew him. He is...

Cynthia Doreen "Cindy" Blenkhorn

Cynthia Doreen "Cindy" Blenkhorn

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Blenkhorn, Cynthia Doreen “Cindy” – 41, Truro. Born May 17, 1975 and passed away suddenly at home on February 3, 2017 in Calgary, AB. Born in Truro, she was the daughter of Georgina Blenkhorn. Cindy was a beautiful soul with a heart of gold. The things she loved most in life were her children, Maxi (Jeremy Gloade) Cole, Hannah and her...

Herman LeRoy "Roy"  Webb

Herman LeRoy "Roy" Webb

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Herman LeRoy “Roy” Webb – 92, Debert, passed away February 8, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born October 6, 1924 in Parrsboro, he was the son of the late Russell and Hattie (Gratto) Webb. In 1943, he enlisted with the Royal Canadian Electrical Mechanical Engineers. Roy served overseas in WWII from 1944-1946 and also...

Brenda Ellen McCray

Brenda Ellen McCray

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Brenda Ellen McCray – 68, Masstown, passed away peacefully February 5, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Belmont, she was the daughter of the late John and Irma (Pynn) Morrisey. Brenda loved watching her nephews P.J. and Travis play hockey and her favorite goalie, Oliver. She enjoyed hosting get togethers with family...

Geraldine "Gerri" Marie (Martin) Akerman

Geraldine "Gerri" Marie (Martin) Akerman

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Geraldine “Gerri” Marie Akerman (Martin) – 61, Valley, Col. Co., passed away peacefully surrounded by family on February 4, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Houlton, Maine, she was the daughter of the late John Silliboy and Rita Mae Martin. Gerri was a longtime employee of the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq,...

Ethel Georgia Bates

Ethel Georgia Bates

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Ethel Georgia Bates – 92, Bible Hill, passed away in the evening hours of February 1, 2017 in Cedarstone Enhanced Care, Truro. Born in Greenfield, Colchester Co., she was the daughter of the late Perley and Loella (Stevens) McCabe. Ethel was employed for many years with Archibald’s Drug Store on Prince St., where she took her course in...

Ethel Georgia Bates

Ethel Georgia Bates

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Ethel Georgia Bates – 92, Bible Hill, passed away in the evening hours of February 1, 2017 in Cedarstone Enhanced Care, Truro. Born in Greenfield, Colchester Co., she was the daughter of the late Perley and Loella (Stevens) McCabe. Ethel was employed for many years with Archibald’s Drug Store on Prince St., where she took her course in...

Earl Raymond MacLeod

Earl Raymond MacLeod

Published in the Truro Daily News.

MacLeod, Earl Raymond of Lower Onslow passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Centre, Truro with family by his side. Earl was born in Londonderry on September 25, 1919 and was the son of the late Norman and Alice (Roblee) MacLeod. The family moved to Crowes Mills where he attended school. He worked in the wood and...

Peter Young Hamilton

Peter Young Hamilton

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Peter Young Hamilton died peacefully on January 29, 2017 in Truro, Nova Scotia at 92 years. He was the son of the late James and Muriel (Boulden) Hamilton. Peter is survived by his wife of 61 years, Margaret Alice (Macdonald); and children Nancy MacLeod (Robert) of Sussex; Joan Hamilton (Fred Burge) of Halifax; Jim Hamilton (Tracy) of...

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