1459 announcements for Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home

Dr. John Edgar Curtis

Dr. John Edgar Curtis

Published in the Truro Daily News.

CURTIS, Dr. John Edgar - 80, London, Ontario, formerly of Truro and Toronto, Ontario, passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at Horizon Place, London, Ontario. Born in Truro, he was the eldest son of the late Dr. Edgar and Ella (Ferrand) Curtis. He graduated from Dalhousie University in Medicine in 1963. In 1967 he was awarded a Fellowship in...

Violet Annabell Hawboldt

Violet Annabell Hawboldt

Published in the Truro Daily News.

HAWBOLDT, Violet Annabell – 83, Bible Hill, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Dalhousie Mountain, Pictou County, she was a daughter of the late William and Florence (Bell) Rae. As her family matured, she went to work in Vic’s saw...

Elroy Archibald Shipley

Elroy Archibald Shipley

Published in the Truro Daily News.

SHIPLEY, Elroy Archibald – 87, Truro, went home to be with his Lord and Saviour on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Elroy was a son of the late Edmund and Mary (Ross) Shipley. He was born in Truro and grew up on “The Marsh” and was a brother to Gordon, Ethel, Anne, Rose, Lillian, Hilda, George and...

Helen Patricia "Pat" Wilson

Helen Patricia "Pat" Wilson

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Wilson, Helen Patricia “Pat”, age 85, of Truro NS, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Aug. 14th, 2017. Born in Oshawa, Ontario, she was the daughter of the late George Edward and Laura Louise (Canning) Hamilton. Pat enjoyed ceramics, rug hooking, watching Coronation Street, and time spent at the “Hideaway” on Warwick...

Eunice Blanche (McNutt) Higgins

Eunice Blanche (McNutt) Higgins

Published in the Truro Daily News.

HIGGINS (McNutt), Eunice Blanche – 96, Truro, passed away on Friday, April 28, 2017. Eunice is survived by her children, Buddy (Reginald Jr. and Ann), Dawn (Gina and Pete Netherway) and Jim; grandchildren, Troy (Wendy) Higgins, Tracy Higgins, Tobi (Monty) Netherway, Mason, Chad Netherway, Drew (Heather) Higgins, Courtney Higgins, Nick (Sarah)...

Phyllis Elizabeth Marguerite (MacNaughton) Phelan

Phyllis Elizabeth Marguerite (MacNaughton) Phelan

Published in the Truro Daily News.

PHELAN (MacNaughton), Phyllis Elizabeth Marguerite - 83, Brookside, Colchester County, passed away peacefully Thursday, August 10, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro, surrounded by her loving family. Born in New Glasgow, she was the only daughter of the late Peter and Winnifred (Hayman) MacNaughton. Phyllis was a 35 year...

Jessie Joanne McNutt

Jessie Joanne McNutt

Published in the Truro Daily News.

McNUTT, Jessie Joanne – 89, Truro, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Tuesday evening, August 8, 2017, at The Mira Long Term Care Centre, Truro. Born in Broad Cove, Cape Breton, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Mary (MacPherson) Abriel. Jessie worked for Stanfield’s Ltd., Truro for 31 years and she loved to...

Douglas William "Doug" Adams

Douglas William "Doug" Adams

Published in the Truro Daily News.

ADAMS, Douglas William “Doug” – 82, Bible Hill, passed away suddenly, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday evening, August 8, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Onslow, he was the son of the late John and Agnes (Harrington) Adams. Doug worked for 30 years in the Signal Corps of Canadian Armed Forces and...

Carl Earle Reid

Carl Earle Reid

Published in the Truro Daily News.

REID, Carl Earle – 74, Truro. It is with great sadness that the family of Carl Reid announces his passing on Sunday, August 6, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Lewis and Alice (MacKenzie) Reid. Carl was self-employed as a backhoe operator for 20 years and then worked as a heavy...

Shirley F.  Pye

Shirley F. Pye

Published in the Truro Daily News.

PYE, Shirley F. - 86, Bible Hill, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 6, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in North River, she was a daughter of the late James and Georgina (MacLean) Staples. At age 13, Shirley began working at Lewis Hat Factory and after her marriage at age 23, she worked as a cook in various woods...

Hazel Lillian Hill

Hazel Lillian Hill

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Hill, Hazel Lillian, Great Village, Col. Co., passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro, in her 96th year, with her family at her side. No visitation by family request. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro from where funeral service will take...

Marvin Charles McRae

Marvin Charles McRae

Published in the Truro Daily News.

McRAE, Marvin Charles – Age 60, Nuttby, passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family, on Friday, August 4, 2017. Born in Truro, he was a son of Douglas and Irene (Murray) McRae, Nuttby. Marvin was an avid snowmobiler who helped pioneer the trail system in northern Nova Scotia, establishing trails and spending many hours...

Wyman Hiltz Yuill

Wyman Hiltz Yuill

Published in the Truro Daily News.

YUILL, Wyman Hiltz – 94, Beaver Brook, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Beaver Brook, he was a son of the the late Frank and Ina (Burgess ) Yuill. Wyman is survived by his wife of 67 years, Eileen Jean (Frazee) Yuill; children, John Albert (Bonnie) Yuill, Marjorie Anne...

Egbert Wallace "Bert" Caldwell

Egbert Wallace "Bert" Caldwell

Published in the Truro Daily News.

CALDWELL, Egbert Wallace “Bert” – 90, Valley, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Hardwoodlands, Hants County, he was a son of the late Egbert L. and M. Alice (Gay) Caldwell. Following an early career as a farmer, Bert worked for many years in the...

Donald Stewart "Don" Dickie

Donald Stewart "Don" Dickie

Published in the Truro Daily News.

DICKIE, Donald Stewart “Don” – 90, Truro, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 31, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Lower Truro, he was a son of the late Angus and Bertha (Moore) Dickie. Don was a member of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Truro. He began his career in the automotive industry with...

Donna Lee Parsons

Donna Lee Parsons

Published in the Truro Daily News.

PARSONS, Donna Lee – 66, Valley, completed her journey with grace and dignity, surrounded by the love of her family, on Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Gander, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Violet (Jones) Parsons. Donna is survived by her loving husband of 38 years,...

Rannell "Michael" MacEachern

Rannell "Michael" MacEachern

Published in the Truro Daily News.

MacEACHERN, Rannell “Michael” - 64, Truro, son of the late Catherine “Mae” MacEachern, passed away in the early morning of July 30, 2017. Michael's quiet, easy-going personality helped him cope with adversity. Suffering a head injury in a car accident in 1980 forced Michael to learn to walk and talk again. The loss of his mother in 1995...

Doreen Alexa Ross (Barry)

Doreen Alexa Ross (Barry)

Published in the Truro Daily News.

ROSS (Barry), Doreen Alexa – Age 79, of Truro. On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, a great lady passed away suddenly, surrounded by her loving family, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Alexa (McManus) Barry. Doreen was a member of Immaculate Conception Roman...

Angus Neil Gillis

Angus Neil Gillis

Published in the Truro Daily News.

GILLIS, Angus Neil – 89, Truro, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 25, 2017, at Cedarstone Enhanced Care, Truro. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Angus and Jessie (Creighton) Gillis. Angus was the last surviving member of his immediate family and is survived by his sister-in-law, Phyllis Gillis, Ontario; niece and nephews, Jim...

Pamela Jean "Pam" Brown

Pamela Jean "Pam" Brown

Published in the Truro Daily News.

BROWN, Pamela Jean “Pam” – 52, Upper Onslow, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro, following a lengthy illness. Born in Truro, she was a daughter of Margaret Viola (Wright) Rushton, Upper Onslow, and the late Stanley Roy Rushton. Pam worked as a dispatcher for Layton’s Taxi and then went on to...

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