1617 announcements for Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home

Bruce Albert MacQuarrie

Bruce Albert MacQuarrie

Published in the Truro Daily News.

MacQuarrie, Bruce Albert, of Truro; It is with great sadness we announce the unexpected passing of Bruce MacQuarrie on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Bruce was a very proud and loving father to Steven and Kathryn. His passing comes shortly after he celebrated his retirement from 31 years with the Department of Natural Resources. He enjoyed a long...

Darcy David Lynds

Darcy David Lynds

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Lynds, Darcy David – 34, of Lloydminster, SK passed away December 28, 2017. Born in Truro, he was a son of Emery and Eldora (Pratt) Lynds. Darcy worked in the family business until moving to Lloydminster to work in the oil fields. Besides his parents, Darcy is survived by brother, Jason of Nelson, BC and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins....

Edwin MacKay Lockhart

Edwin MacKay Lockhart

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Lockhart, Edwin MacKay, 91, of Truro, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018, at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre Truro. Born in New Glasgow, he was the son of the late Harold and Alice (MacKay) Lockhart. No visitation by request. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mattatall ~ Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street Truro. Funeral service...

Merle A. Nelson

Merle A. Nelson

Published in the Truro Daily News.

The oldest to the youngest Merle and her great-granddaughter Ava “A Mother’s Love Never Grows Old” Nelson, A. Merle, 109, of Bible Hill, passed away peacefully Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Elk Court, Brookfield. Born in Stewiack East on November 24, 1908, she was the youngest child of Lamont and Evelyn (Hopkins) Kent. Merle was a...

Elsie May MacGregor

Elsie May MacGregor

Published in the Truro Daily News.

MacGregor, Elsie May, 88, of Truro; On the early morning of Friday, January 5, 2018, surrounded by her children we kissed our mother good bye as her soul was released to the Lord. Mothers request was to die at home, granting us the privilege to care for her, completely the full circle of love, that she so selflessly gave to us. Born in Western...

Edith "Edie" Mable Breen

Edith "Edie" Mable Breen

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Breen, Edith “Edie” Mable – 83, Truro, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2018 with her loving family at her side in The Mira, Truro after a lengthy struggle with Alzheimers. Born in Merland, Antigonish County, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Bernadette (Breen) Tramble. Edie was employed at Stanfields for 38 years and was a...

Edwin MacKay Lockhart

Edwin MacKay Lockhart

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Lockhart, Edwin MacKay, 91, of Truro, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 7, 2018, surrounded by family at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre Truro. Born in New Glasgow, he was the son of the late Harold and Alice (MacKay) Lockhart. Along with his parents he was predeceased by his sister Jessie and youngest son Allison and survived by...

Stirling Evan Delaney

Stirling Evan Delaney

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Delaney, Stirling Evan, 73, Truro Height’s, Col. Co., passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018, in the QE II Health Science Centre, Halifax. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Fulton and Freda (McNutt) Delaney. Stirling formerly played ball for the Brookfield Elks in his younger years and also played for the Bear Cats Old Timers. He spent...

Louitta Hope Derrien

Louitta Hope Derrien

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Derrien, Louitta Hope, 71, Brookfield, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in Elk Court, Brookfield. Born in Calgary, AB, she was a daughter of the late William and Gladys (Chapman) MacDougall. After graduation, Louitta worked for the bank in Barrie, ON for several years, later moving on to Ottawa where she studied and completed her Bachelor...

Daniel Wade Whidden

Daniel Wade Whidden

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Whidden, Daniel Wade – 70, Greenfield, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro with his loving family by his side. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Harold and Lillian (MacKay) Whidden. Daniel enjoyed the outdoors, four wheeling with his many friends and residing at his camp in Greenfield...

Rev. James Edward Sauve "Bud" Tarrant

Rev. James Edward Sauve "Bud" Tarrant

Published in the Truro Daily News.

TARRANT, Rev. James Edward Sauvé “Bud” – 86, Harmony, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Montreal, Quebec, he was a son of the late Kenneth and Violet (Sauvé) Tarrant. Bud spent a few years working with the Bell Telephone Company, and then in the Navy as an electrician during...

Irene Edith Pratt

Irene Edith Pratt

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Pratt, Irene Edith, of Central Onslow, passed away peacefully Monday, January 1, 2018 at The Mira Long Term Care Centre Truro. Born in Truro, December 24, 1922, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Mary (MacGregor) Dickson. Irene was a member of Trinity United Church Central Onslow, and the UCW for 50 years. She loved playing cards,...

Sheryl Ann Monk

Sheryl Ann Monk

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Monk, Sheryl Ann, 68, Lower Truro, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 in Debert Court, Debert, after a lengthy illness. Born in Truro, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Ruth (Campbell) Clarke. Sheryl was a member of the Old Barns United Church and a volunteer for the Canadian Cancer Society as well as Diabetes Canada. Her baking...

Faith Christine Semple

Faith Christine Semple

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Semple, Faith Christine - 85, Truro, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Vimy Court, Bible Hill. Born in Marysville, NB, she was a daughter of the late Harold and Eda (Watkins) Jamieson. Her kind heart and easy smile will be greatly missed by all. She is survived by her husband John Semple; daughters Robin, Kim, Karen, Cheryl; grandchildren...

Lillian Isobel Wile

Lillian Isobel Wile

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Wile, Lillian Isobel - 92, of Bible Hill, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Trenton, NS, she was a daughter of the late Robert Malcolm and Martha (Lightbody) Dunbar. Isobel was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her sons, Barry (Sheila) of...

Cynthia "Cindy" Smylie

Cynthia "Cindy" Smylie

Published in the Truro Daily News.

SMYLIE, Cynthia “Cindy” - 87, Great Village, passed away peacefully Monday, December 25, 2017, on her late husband’s (Charles Samuel “Chuck” Smylie) birthday, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Cindy was born in Bestel, England and held many roles during her life, as a caring home maker with a passion for baking, painting,...

Wayne James Raymond Traverse

Wayne James Raymond Traverse

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Traverse, Wayne James Raymond, 58, Truro, passed away suddenly, Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at home. Born in Placentia Bay, NF, he was a son of the late Leo and Sara (Duke) Traverse. Wayne formerly worked for Batten Field Oil in Ontario. He is survived by his daughters Sarah (Tyler) of North River, Kathleen of Truro; son Robert (Arielle) of...

Daniel Andrew "Danny" Simpson

Daniel Andrew "Danny" Simpson

Published in the Truro Daily News.

SIMPSON, Daniel Andrew “Danny” - 71, Great Village, passed away peacefully in his sleep listening to Barry White after a valiant battle with cancer on Sunday, December 24, 2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. His last thoughts were of his family and probably on how he will get his “seniors discount” in heaven. Born in...

Margaret Rita (Heuser) Farrell

Margaret Rita (Heuser) Farrell

Published in the Truro Daily News.

Farrell, Margaret Rita (Heuser), Valley, NS, passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, in her 94th year. Born September 29, 1924 in Antigonish, NS, she was the daughter of the late Gustav Heuser and Flora MacIsaac, River Denys, Cape Breton. Her last thoughts may well have been "I don't have time for this!", leaving many...

M. Rita Farrell

M. Rita Farrell

Published in the Truro Daily News.

FARRELL, M. Rita – 93, Valley, Colchester County, passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, December 26, 2017, at home. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where Rita’s family will receive friends from 1-4 p.m., Thursday, December 28, 2017, and 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Friday, December...

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