1602 announcements for Colchester Community Funeral Home

Ralph Roland Welton

Ralph Roland Welton

Published in the Truro News.

Welton, Ralph Roland, 76, Economy – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ralph Roland Welton on October 6, 2017. Ralph was born October 18, 1940 to James “Jim” Welton and Jennie (Kennie) Welton in Pleasant Hills, Economy. Ralph was raised by his mom and chosen father, Leo Webb. He was the last surviving member of his...

Marilyn Elizabeth (James) Reid

Marilyn Elizabeth (James) Reid

Published in the Truro News.

Marilyn Elizabeth (James) Reid - 77, Truro, passed away on October 30, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Great Village, NS on July 31, 1940, Marilyn was the daughter of the late Roy James and Anna (Shirley) Jamieson. She is survived by her husband, John and their three children, Jack (Paula), Shelley (Bob), and Scott...

Cornelius "Kees" van Kroonenburg

Cornelius "Kees" van Kroonenburg

Published in the Truro News.

van Kroonenburg, Cornelius “Kees”, 89, died peacefully at Shannex nursing home in Debert on October 26, 2017. Cornelius and his wife Mia moved from Holland in 1953 and raised four children from very humble beginnings in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Cornelius had a very successful career with Volkswagen Canada and retired 30+ years ago. He was...

Joan Marie (Rowe) Dornan

Joan Marie (Rowe) Dornan

Published in the Truro News.

Joan Marie Dornan – age 84. With heavy hearts, we announce the peaceful passing of our mother Joan (Rowe) Dornan on October 23, 2017 in The Magnolia Continuing Care Community, Enfield, N.S. Joan was born in Halifax, N.S. on April 30, 1933. She was the youngest daughter of the late Walter and Gertrude Rowe. Following graduation from St....

Ruth Mary (MacDougall) Munn

Ruth Mary (MacDougall) Munn

Published in the Truro News.

Munn, Ruth Mary (nee MacDougall), Truro Passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Sunday, October 22, 2017. Ruth was born in Sydney, N.S. on August 31, 1929 to Hugh and Alice MacDougall. She was a long-time resident of Truro, N.S. Ruth is survived by her three children, Denise, Bedford, Karen (Gino), Fall River and Hugh (Denise),...

Stephen Arthur Vance

Stephen Arthur Vance

Published in the Truro News.

Vance, Stephen Arthur At age 70, Steve passed away on October 16, 2017 at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre. He was the beloved husband of Marion Judith Silver and he will be sorely missed by many. Steve was noted for his great sense of humour. He loved his buddies and enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing golf and bowling. His family was...

Elizabeth "Betty" Fern Mingo

Elizabeth "Betty" Fern Mingo

Published in the Truro News.

Mingo, Elizabeth “Betty” Fern, 92, Truro, passed away October 15, 2017 in Shannex, Debert Court, Debert, N. S. Born in Truro she was the daughter of the late Leslie and Ina (Stevens) Mingo. She is survived by brothers, Gary (Sadie) and Stewart, both of Truro; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents she was predeceased by brothers,...

Allan Reid Fraser

Allan Reid Fraser

Published in the Truro News.

Allan Reid Fraser - 80, passed away peacefully Thursday, October 12, 2017 in the Palliative Care Unit of Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Allan was very involved in his children’s lives - Duke of Edinburgh Award program, hockey, gymnastics, trampoline, judo and other events too numerous to mention. He was his children’s...

Sidney "Ross" Kennedy

Sidney "Ross" Kennedy

Published in the Truro News.

Sidney “Ross” Kennedy, February 6, 1942 – October 9, 2017. After a lengthy illness, Ross passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017 in Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow. Ross is survived by wife, Irene (Weir), Middleton; son, Dewayne Kennedy, Truro; sisters, Avis Tufts, Shubenacadie and Wenda Andrews, Stewiacke; brothers, Laurie (Doris), Hilden...

Jessie Gummow

Jessie Gummow

Published in the Truro News.

Gummow, Jessie Taylor (Anderson), 88, Truro passed away peacefully, October 8, 2017 in The Mira Long Term Care, Truro. Born in Toronto she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Mary Anderson. Jessie was a long time employee of the Toronto-Dominion Bank and retired after 25 years of service in Toronto and another 10 years in Halifax....

Edward McLean

Edward McLean

Published in the Truro News.

Edward “Lawrence” McLean We regret to announce the passing of Edward “Lawrence” McLean, 76 of Belmont, Colchester County which occurred on Friday, October 6, 2017, in Vimy Court, Bible Hill. Born on November 11, 1940 in Halifax, he grew up in Lakeview and was the son of the late Harold Hanson and Ella (Canavan) McLean. He worked all his...

Peggy (Phyllis Joy) Wright

Peggy (Phyllis Joy) Wright

Published in the Truro News.

Wright, Peggy (Phyllis Joy) It is with broken hearts that we have to say goodbye to Peggy. She passed away peacefully at the CEHHC on October 2, 2017 at the age of 94. She is now reunited with her husband Henry, who passed away 41 years ago and who she missed everyday since then. Peggy was the daughter of the late William and Nellie...

George Ross Allen

George Ross Allen

Published in the Truro News.

George Ross Allen – 84, passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Willow Lodge, Tatamagouche. Born in Northport, N.S., he was the second son of the late Ross Thompson Allen and Alberta Victoria (Brownell) Allen. He was a graduate of the Nova Scotia Normal College. He attended Dalhousie and St. Mary’s University and went on to receive his...

Marion Ada  Geldart

Marion Ada Geldart

Published in the Truro News.

Marion Ada Geldart – 79, Townsview Estates, Truro formerly of Halfway Brook, passed away suddenly at her residence on September 28, 2017. Born August 30, 1938 in Middle Stewiacke, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Margaret (Kent) Sill. She was also predeceased by her loving husband, Edward Geldart; daughter in law, Kim Geldart and...

Leo Douglas John Kean

Leo Douglas John Kean

Published in the Truro News.

Leo Douglas John Kean – 91, Upper Onslow, Nova Scotia. Born in London, U.K. It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Leo Douglas John Kean, August 5th, 2017 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and is missed dearly by us all. Leo, affectionately known as Lee by his...

Charles Seldon Swan

Charles Seldon Swan

Published in the Truro News.

SWAN, Charles Seldon, aged 69 of Truro, passed away suddenly at home on September 26, 2017. Charlie was born in Springhill, NS, the only son of Margaret (Hayes) Swan. He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Victoria (Langille Rines); his two sons, Mike (Tanya), Bible Hill; and Tim (Becky), Hilden; stepchildren Gordon Rines (Brenda...

Helen Works

Helen Works

Published in the Truro News.

Mum passed away peacefully September 24, 2017 at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Mum was born in Halifax, she grew up in Two Islands near Parrsboro. She was the daughter of the late Louis Bayers and Harriet Bardsley; stepdaughter of the late Leo Patterson. Survived by sons, Darrell (Barb), Londonderry, Raymond (Carolyn), Truro...

Foster Ellsworth Smith

Foster Ellsworth Smith

Published in the Truro News.

Smith, Foster Ellsworth - 82, Truro, peacefully passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Born in Hemford, NS he was the son of the late, Arthur and Lula “Avis” (Ringer) Smith. Foster is survived by his children, Deborah (Warren), Truro, Darlene Westhaver (Russell), Manganese Mines, Donna Nelson (Reagan), Red Deer, AB, Daniel, Hilden,...

Phyllis Jane (Mulhall) MacNeill

Phyllis Jane (Mulhall) MacNeill

Published in the Truro News.

MacNeill, Phyllis Jane (Mulhall) - 81, of Truro died Wednesday, September 20, 2017 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre after a brief illness. Born and raised in Liverpool, she was the daughter of the late Cyril and Elizabeth Mulhall. Predeceased by her brother F/L John (Jack); sister Ann Moffat. She raised five boys in Halifax with her...

Verna A.  Gamble

Verna A. Gamble

Published in the Truro News.

Gamble, Verna A. – Truro, daughter of Percy and Hattie Henderson passed away peacefully at Valley View Villa, Riverton, N.S. Verna was predeceased by husbands Raymond Smith, Elroy Mosher, and Walter Gamble; sons, Donald Smith, Douglas Mosher; sister, Pauline Pyke; brother, Harold Henderson. She is survived by brother, Donald Henderson;...

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