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David William Vincent

Passed on: December 16th, 2008

TRENTON – David William Vincent, 86, of the Maritime Odd Fellows Home, Pictou, passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 16, 2008, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, with his loving family at his side. Born in Trenton, Dave was a son of the late Harry Lee and Ida May (Cannon) Vincent. Dave was a lifelong resident of Trenton. Dave had been a resident at the Maritime Odd Fellows Home in Pictou since March 2008, where he enjoyed several social events with his many friends and family. Dave loved to play his harmonica and guitar; he also loved his outdoor activities such as camping, fishing and looking after his beautiful and very popular garden. Tourists as well as local residents were often seen taking pictures of his beloved garden. He also enjoyed playing cards at the Hillside Community Centre. Dave was a member of the former Saint Augustine Anglican Church in Trenton. He was an employee of Trenton Works until he retired. Dave was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and a loyal friend to many. He is survived by his children: George (Katherine), Ontario; Cyril (Brenda), Stellarton; Robert (Zena), Abercrombie; Evelyn (Ernest) Murray, Thorburn; Judy (Brian) Richard, New Glasgow; Bonnie (Doug) Pitts, Linacy; fifteen grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild; sisters: Blanche Carter, Pine Tree; Lila Pellerine, Glen Haven Manor; Anna Worthylake, Trenton. He was predeceased by his wife of 61 years Beulah Christine (Dort) Vincent, brother Donald. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 pm today in the R.H. Porter Funeral Home Trenton. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday from St. George’s Anglican Church, New Glasgow with Rev. M. Elliott Siteman officiating. Burial will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens, Alma. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. George’s Anglican Church New Glasgow or to a charity of one’s choice.




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