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Harry Carson Mowatt

Harry Carson Mowatt

Harry Carson Mowatt – 84, Greenfield, Colchester Co., passed away peacefully August 29, 2017 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Riversdale, Col. Co., he was the son of the late Edwin and Anna (McCabe) Mowatt.
Harry attended forestry school in New Brunswick and following that worked for over 30 years with the Dept. of Lands and Forests, retiring in 1991. After retirement, he worked on a contract basis providing animal control around the province. He was a well known hunter, trapper and enjoyed anything to do with the outdoors. Harry had a heart for wild animals and often assisted in animal rehabilitation. He was a practical jokster and was known for his sense of humour. He had a love for the German Shepherd breed of dogs and used them for work and everyday companions as well as training and breeding them.
He is survived by his wife, Susan (Fielding); former wife, Letha Mowatt; daughters, Yan Mowatt, Melanie (Steven) Miller; grandchildren, Zachary Palmer (Bobbi Deuville), Gracie Wilson, Betty Ann Bernard, Jessica, Abby and Sam Miller; great grandchildren, Caige and Cadyn; sisters, Florence Walker, Joyce Wright; many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Mac, Ross, Ron, Glen; sisters, Jessie and Helen.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 31 from 6-8pm with a Celebration of Life Service on Friday, September 1 at 2pm both in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, Rev. Larry Harrison officiating. Reception will follow. Interment in Terrace Hill Cemetery, Truro. If so desired, donations in Harry’s memory may be made to the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre or to the VON. Online messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting: www.ColchesterCommunity.com

 
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