1406 announcements for Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home

Daniel William "Danny" MacKay

Daniel William "Danny" MacKay

Published in the Truro Daily News.

MacKay, Daniel William “Danny”, age 72, of Truro, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Danny was born in Truro where he spent most of his life. Danny is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Jane (Dauphinee); sons, Scott (Crystal), Bradley (Krista), and Michael; as well as his loving...

Reid Parker MacQuarrie

Reid Parker MacQuarrie

Published in the Truro Daily News.

REID, Parker MacQuarrie – 91, Truro, passed away peacefully on Friday evening, March 3, 2017, at Cedarstone Enhanced Care, Truro. Born in Upper Stewiacke, he was a son of the late Dougal and Sarah (MacQuarrie) Reid. Parker served overseas in the Second World War and was also in the Korean War. After getting out of the Armed Forces, he became a...

Bessie Isabell (MacKenzie) "Betty" Perrin

Bessie Isabell (MacKenzie) "Betty" Perrin

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Perrin, Bessie Isabell (MacKenzie) "Betty", 93, of Truro, passed away peacefully, Friday, February 10, 2017, at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre Truro. Born in Earltown, she was the youngest daughter of the late Daniel Robert and Effie Bell (Ferguson) MacKenzie. A graveside service and interment will be held 11 am Wednesday, May 24, 2017...

Dr. Gordon S. Kenney

Dr. Gordon S. Kenney

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Dr. Gordon S. Kenney, 88, Florida and Debert, NS, a devoted husband and father, died in Summerfield, Florida on March 1, 2017. Born in Cranston, Rhode Island, he was the son of the late Gordon Bennett Kenney and Havena Marion (Hopkins) Kenney. Arrangements are under the direction of Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. A...

Constance Darling "Connie" Townsend

Constance Darling "Connie" Townsend

Published in the Truro Daily News.

TOWNSEND, Constance Darling “Connie” - 94, Valley, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. She was a daughter of the late James and Harriett (Riggs) Searle. The last of her generation, she was predeceased by her husband, Gerald Erskine Townsend and siblings, Bill, Florence “Love”, Max, Elsie,...

Dorothy Mae (Foley) McCann

Dorothy Mae (Foley) McCann

Published in the Truro Daily News.

McCANN (Foley), Dorothy Mae - 84, Truro, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Cedarstone Enhanced Care, Truro, after a long battle with dementia. She was predeceased by her husband, John, and leaves heartbroken her daughter, Michelle. She will be missed by her sister, Isabelle Mills (Mississauga, Ontario) and her extended family. Her...

Reta Blanche (McLellan) Nelson

Reta Blanche (McLellan) Nelson

Published in the Truro Daily News.

NELSON (McLellan), Reta Blanche – 84, Central Onslow, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Lower Onslow, she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Marion (Peters) McLellan. Reta graduated from Nursing at Halifax Children’s Hospital in 1953 and did private duty nursing in the Truro area....

Michael Ernest "Mike" Purdy

Michael Ernest "Mike" Purdy

Published in the Truro Daily News.

PURDY, Michael Ernest “Mike” – 55, Truro, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly, as the result of a brain aneurysm, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Halifax Infirmary, QEII, Halifax. Born in Truro, he was a son of Nita “Nin” (Faulkner) Purdy, Bible Hill, and the late Lionel Purdy. Mike was an avid outdoorsman and was perfectly content...

Marlene Louise (Higgins) MacKinnon

Marlene Louise (Higgins) MacKinnon

Published in the Truro Daily News.

MacKINNON (Higgins), Marlene Louise – 71, Belmont, passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017, at home. Born in Crowes Mills, she was a daughter of the late Albert Esson and Grace Mae (Barnhill) Higgins. Marlene worked for Sun Alliance as an insurance representative. She enjoyed shopping and loved animals, especially dogs. Marlene is survived by her...

Dayne Michael Lunn

Dayne Michael Lunn

Published in the Truro Daily News.

LUNN, Dayne Michael – 37, Upper Onslow, passed away in his sleep at home on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Born in Truro, he was a son of Linda (McWhirter) Lunn, Upper Onslow, and the late Willis Lunn. Dayne graduated from CEC and went on to study music at Humber College in Toronto. He was a very talented musician and song writer and was loved by all...

Donald Wilfred O'Riley

Donald Wilfred O'Riley

Published in the Truro Daily News.

O’Riley, Donald Wilfred, 81, Lower Onslow, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in Debert Court, Debert. Born in Mattawa, Ontario, he was a son of the late Brant and Sybil (Kenney) O’Riley. Don served in the Military for 33 years and in Public Service for 9 years and retired to Nova Scotia. Don was a very caring person to all that knew him. He...

Richard William Stanley O'Donnell

Richard William Stanley O'Donnell

Published in the Truro Daily News.

O’Donnell, Richard William Stanley, 54, Brookfield, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro, with his daughter by his side. Richard had a great sense of humor and was well liked by many. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and was a loving and good person who lived a great life. No visitation or funeral...

Laverne P. Watt

Laverne P. Watt

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Watt, P. Laverne, 72, Debert: It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Laverne Watt on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at the CEHHC Truro. Laverne was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend to many. She was predeceased by parents, Reginald and Pearl (Snow) Gilby; husband, John; companion, Neil Stephens;...

John Nelson "Jack" Sheepwash

John Nelson "Jack" Sheepwash

Published in the Truro Daily News.

SHEEPWASH, John Nelson “Jack” – 72, Truro, lost his battle with cancer on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at Windsor Elms, Windsor. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late John and Verlie (Leadbetter) Sheepwash. Jack worked with CN Rail (Track Maintenance) for over 25 years, loved hunting and a cold Keith’s. Jack is survived by his children,...

Eunice Blanche (McNutt) Higgins

Eunice Blanche (McNutt) Higgins

Published in the Truro Daily News.

HIGGINS (McNutt), Eunice Blanche – 96, Truro. Buddy (Reginald Jr. and Ann), Dawn (Gina and Pete Netherway) and Jim wished their Mom “Bon Voyage” on Friday, April 28, 2017, as she left for her biggest family reunion. Her husband, Reg, waited to greet her, along with her mother and father, Blanche (Reid) and James McNutt; brother, Russell;...

Sean Burke

Sean Burke

Published in the Truro Daily News.

BURKE, Sean – 83, Truro, passed away suddenly on Wednesday morning, April 26, 2017, at The Mira Long Term Care Centre, Truro. Born in Tipperary, Ireland, he was the son of the late John and Margaret (O’Shea) Burke. Private interment will be held in Bible Hill Cemetery. If so desired, donations in Sean’s memory to Heart and Stroke...

E. Wayne MacDonald

E. Wayne MacDonald

Published in the Truro Daily News.

MacDonald, E. Wayne, 72 Truro passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre Truro. Born in Windsor, he was the son of the late Roy and Virginia (Clayton) MacDonald. Wayne worked as an auto mechanic at Goodspeeds Truro, later for Brett Motors and then to Pye Chev Olds. Ltd. He enjoyed rebuilding antique cars and...

Norma May Totten

Norma May Totten

Published in the Truro Daily News.

TOTTEN, Norma May – 71, North River, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Middlesex, England, she was a daughter of the late Martin and May (Hall) Dickson. Norma attended and was involved with various events at Brunswick Street United Church. She was an avid...

Wayne Gordon Snair

Wayne Gordon Snair

Published in the Truro Daily News.

SNAIR, Wayne Gordon – 65, Truro, went home peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, April 14, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Antigonish, he was the eldest son of Bessie Snair, Antigonish, and the late Gordon Snair. Wayne grew up in Charlottetown and then later moved to Springhill in 1966. He...

F. Lloyd Cavanagh

F. Lloyd Cavanagh

Published in the Truro Daily News.

CAVANAGH, F. Lloyd – 93, Bible Hill, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late George and Alice (O’Brien) Cavanagh. Lloyd served his country during the Second World War as Second Lieutenant radio operator in the...

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