1604 announcements for Colchester Community Funeral Home

Shawn E.  Gilchrist

Shawn E. Gilchrist

Published in the Truro News.

It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my beloved husband Shawn E. Gilchrist. Gilchrist, Shawn Eric, 50, Millbrook First Nation, passed away Thursday, April 19th, 2018 at home peacefully. He worked nearly 30 years at Intertape Polymer Group. He was originally from Hamilton, Ontario and then relocated to Truro, NS in his early...

Frank Daniel Conrad

Frank Daniel Conrad

Published in the Truro News.

Frank Daniel Conrad passed away in Truro on April 15, 2018 at the age of 98 years. Born in Truro October 1, 1919, he was the son of T.A. and Ann Conrad. He was a veteran of WWII and served overseas from June 1940 until December 1945. Frank was employed with the Soldiers Settlement and Veterans Land Administration from 1946 until his retirement...

Howard Leland Mahar

Howard Leland Mahar

Published in the Truro News.

Mahar, Howard Leland – 69, Truro, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Born in Blacks Harbour NB on February 8, 1949 he was a son of the late Vean and Hazel (Cooke) Mahar. He leaves behind his wife, Shirley (Clyke); daughter, Terri Mahar of Truro; son, Timmy of Truro; step-son, Thomas (Tracey) Strang of Lower...

Allen Thomas Shaw

Allen Thomas Shaw

Published in the Truro News.

Shaw, Allen Thomas – 59, Truro, passed away on April 7, 2018 at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Son of Emily (Lemon) Shaw and the late Richard Shaw. Time of visitation will be held on Saturday, April 14, starting at 1 pm at the home of Judy Ellis, 113 Coach Road, Millbrook First Nation. Online condolences may be sent to the family...

Gary Owen DeVouge

Gary Owen DeVouge

Published in the Truro News.

DeVouge, Gary Owen – Lower Debert It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Gary Owen DeVouge, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at the age of 63. He was a son of the late Glen and Dorothy (Maskill) DeVouge. Gary is survived by his loving wife Sandra (Bowers) and Daizee Dog, his loyal companion. Survived by his brothers, Tom (Janet) and Fred...

Beverley Ann MacLellan (Smith)

Beverley Ann MacLellan (Smith)

Passed on: 06/04/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Beverley Ann MacLellan (Smith), age 75, of Sydney Mines and Truro, on April 6, 2018, following a brief illness, our wonderful mother passed away peacefully at home cuddling with people she loved. Born on April 1, 1943 to Brenton and Eileen Smith, she was a perfect mom to Jennifer MacLellan (Stephen Ford) and Matthew MacLellan, and adoring Mama...

Beverley Ann (Smith) MacLellan

Beverley Ann (Smith) MacLellan

Published in the Truro News.

MACLELLAN (Smith), Beverley Ann Age 75, of Sydney Mines and Truro. On April 6, 2018, following a brief illness, our wonderful mother passed away peacefully at home cuddling with people she loved. Born on April 1, 1943 to Brenton and Eileen Smith, she was a perfect Mom to Jennifer MacLellan (Stephen Ford) and Matthew MacLellan; and adoring Mama...

Douglas Ralph Slack

Douglas Ralph Slack

Published in the Truro News.

Slack, Douglas Ralph, 100, Truro, passed away Monday, April 9, 2018 in Cedarstone Enhanced Care, Truro. Born in Debert he was the son of the late Munro and Laura (Matthews) Slack. He is survived by his son, Carl, and brother, Ross, both of Truro. No visitation or service at his request. A graveside committal will be held in the spring in Plains...

Steve Sidney Sorensen

Steve Sidney Sorensen

Published in the Truro News.

Steve Sidney Sorensen – 79, Brule, passed away April 5, 2018 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro surrounded by his loving family. Born April 11, 1938 in Drummond, N.B., he was the son of the late Sven and Sadie (Beaulieu) Sorensen. While growing up in Northern New Brunswick, Steve spent many hours working in Lumber Camps with his...

Wayne Donald O'Neil

Wayne Donald O'Neil

Published in the Truro News.

O’Neil, Wayne Donald It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Wayne O’Neil, of Pleasant Valley, at the age of 73. He passed away peacefully into the arms of our Saviour on April 2, 2018 at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre. Born on July 28, 1944, Stewiacke, he was the son of the late Rupert and Helen (Wright)...

Thomas Arthur "Artie" Johnson

Thomas Arthur "Artie" Johnson

Published in the Truro News.

Thomas Arthur “Artie” Johnson; 83 of Hilden passed away April 1, 2018. Born in Truro on October 30, 1934 to loving parents John Arthur (Art) Johnson and Edna (Redden) Johnson. Artie enjoyed the great outdoors whether hunting, fishing or relaxing at his camp in the woods. He especially enjoyed get togethers with family and friends,...

James Paul Blair

James Paul Blair

Published in the Truro News.

James Paul Blair – 46 of Millbrook First Nations went home to be with Jesus on April 1, 2018. Son of Peggy Blair (Gordon Barton) and the late James W. Blair. He is survived by his loving wife, Courtney Cope-Blair; his cherished children, David Blair (Manitoba), Kolby Mole (Billy), Kaylee Blair (Greg Hart) with granddaughter Valentin and James...

Michael Christopher "Mike" Swan

Michael Christopher "Mike" Swan

Published in the Truro News.

Swan, Michael, Christopher, (Mike); 47, Truro. It is with great sadness and broken hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Mike on Wednesday March 28, 2018 surrounded by his loving family at the QEII Victoria General Hospital. Michael is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Tanya; his five children, Christopher (Truro); Ashlie...

Rita Louise Brown

Rita Louise Brown

Published in the Truro News.

Brown, Rita Louise – 79 of Truro Heights, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on March 28, 2018. Born in Dean Settlement, Rita was the daughter of the late Gerald and Mary (Dean) Cox. She worked for many years at Crossley Carpets where she made many friends. Mom loved to read, going to the cottage and travelling with Dad....

Jeffrey Alan Dickie

Jeffrey Alan Dickie

Published in the Truro News.

Dickey, Jeffrey Alan – 67, Truro, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in the QEII, VG site. Jeff was the son of the late John Franklyn “Jiggs” and Margaret “Peggy” Dickey. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Susan; sons, Matt and Greg; brothers, Roger, New Ross; Glen (Janet), Calgary;...

Rose Veronica (Poirier) Colburn

Rose Veronica (Poirier) Colburn

Published in the Truro News.

Colburn, Rose Veronica (Poirier), 90 – Debert, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 19, 2018 in Debert Court, Debert, N.S. Born in Glace Bay she was the daughter of the late Moise and Katie Mae (Deveaux) Poirier. Her greatest goal in life was to raise and care for her family including her grandchildren and was known for always being there...

Henry Waldemar Dyck, CD, RCN

Henry Waldemar Dyck, CD, RCN

Published in the Truro News.

Henry Waldemar Dyck, CD, RCN - 88, died peacefully at Colchester East Hants Health Centre on March 16, 2018. Born at Vineland, Ontario, he was the youngest child of Nicholas and Anna (Hamm) Dyck. He was a proud member of the Canadian Navy for 27 years and attained the rank of Chief Petty Officer First Class. He served on both the east and...

Junior Smith Rufus Loughead

Junior Smith Rufus Loughead

Published in the Truro News.

"Junior" Smith Rufus Loughead Age 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at CEHHC, Truro, on March 10, 2018. Born December 2, 1935, to Smith and Hazel (Burgess) Loughead in Lower Truro, Junior was known to most as being a quiet, soft spoken man, who could fix just about anything that needed fixing. He enjoyed snowmobiling...

Cheryl Lynn Taylor

Cheryl Lynn Taylor

Published in the Truro News.

TAYLOR, Cheryl Lynn - Age 70. Cheryl (Hunt) Taylor of Truro, NS peacefully passed surrounded by her family on March 7, 2018 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Petiticodiac, NB, she is survived by her best friend and love of her life, her husband Gordon Taylor, her beloved children Christopher (Jill) Rothesay, NB and...

Shirley Berton Jamieson

Shirley Berton Jamieson

Published in the Truro News.

Shirley Berton Jamieson - 96, Truro, passed away peacefully March 5, 2018 in Wynn Park Villa, Truro. Born in Wallace, he was the son of the late Berton Lee and Lucy (MacDonald) Jamieson. Shirley was a member of the RCL Branch 26, Truro. In his early years, he worked for CNR in Truro and later joined the Canadian Army and served overseas in...

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