1537 announcements for Colchester Community Funeral Home

V. Arlene Anne Stuart

V. Arlene Anne Stuart

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Stuart, V. Arlene Anne – 76, of Truro, passed away peacefully on September 7, 2017 at the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax surrounded by her family. Born in Summerside, PEI on May 9, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Vera (Reeves) Moore. Arlene was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Ken Stuart. She is survived by...

Graham George Henry

Graham George Henry

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Henry, Graham George – 74, Hilden With heavy hearts we share the devastating news of the sudden passing of Graham Henry on Wednesday September 6, 2017. Born in Stewiacke, he was the son of the late Daniel and A. Maud (Rudolph) Henry. He is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Evelyn (Sullivan); his children, Scott (Angela Monahan)...

Helen Jean (McGeehan) Donovan

Helen Jean (McGeehan) Donovan

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Donovan, Helen Jean (McGeehan), 91- Truro, passed away peacefully September 3, 2017 in Cedarstone Enhanced Care, Truro. Born in Truro, October 9, 1925 she was the daughter of the late Robert and Janie (Works) Davidson. Helen was a lifelong resident of Truro and a member of First Baptist Church and later St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Lower...

Annie Fraser MacKay

Annie Fraser MacKay

Published in the Truro Daily News.

MacKay, Annie Fraser, 87, of Townsview Estates and formerly of 14 Lansdoon Place, Truro, N.S. passed away September 6, 2017. Born on June 15, 1930 in Brookside, Colchester County, N.S., she was the daughter of John Earl and Evelyn Mae (Staples) MacKay. Educated in the Truro Schools, she graduated from the New Brunswick Bible Institute in...

Margaret Alice (MacDonald) Hamilton

Margaret Alice (MacDonald) Hamilton

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Margaret Alice Hamilton (nee Macdonald), Truro, died peacefully at Cedarstone Nursing home, Truro, Nova Scotia on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Born in Pictou in 1927, Margaret Alice was the only child of Corbett and Grace (Babcock) Macdonald. She received her public schooling at Pictou Academy, and then attended Mount Allison University where...

Dianne Elaine Pyke

Dianne Elaine Pyke

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Dianne Elaine Pyke – 58, Valley, Col. Co., It is with deep sadness that Don and Norma (Hatt) Pyke announce the passing of their eldest daughter, Dianne Elaine Pyke, age 58 of Valley, N.S. Dianne had a deep love for life and nature and loved to spend time at her trailer that she called “a little bit of heaven.” She always appreciated the...

Harry Carson Mowatt

Harry Carson Mowatt

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Harry Carson Mowatt – 84, Greenfield, Colchester Co., passed away peacefully August 29, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Riversdale, Col. Co., he was the son of the late Edwin and Anna (McCabe) Mowatt. Harry attended forestry school in New Brunswick and following that worked for over 30 years with the Dept. of Lands...

Frank  Emanuel

Frank Emanuel

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Frank Emanuel – 73, Truro, died Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Colchester East Hants Health Centre surrounded by family. Frank died after an unexpected and mercifully short battle with cancer. He was the son of the late Frank and Isabella (Simmons) Emanuel. Frank is survived by beloved wife Carolyn and his children Frank (Sharon), Leah Charter...

Coreen Louise Proudfoot

Coreen Louise Proudfoot

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Coreen Louise Proudfoot – 71, Debert, passed away August 26, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in New Glasgow, she was the daughter of the late Margaret (Spears) White. Coreen grew up in Isaac’s Harbour and moved to Toronto to work at a young age. She owned and operated Coreen’s Restaurant in Keswick, Ontario....

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...

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