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Bernard Thorpe

Bernard Thorpe

Born In: Centreville, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed in: Kentville, Canada
Passed on: August 8th, 2017

Bernard Henry Thorpe, 80, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at the Valley Regional Hospital following a courageous battle with Cancer. Born in Centreville, Kings Co., in 1936 to George and Dorothy Sanderson-Thorpe. Bernie’s mother passed away when he was 6 years old and went to live with his Grandmother Minnie Sanderson in Pereau until his father remarried he then move with them to Wolfville. Bernie had a passion for music and was an exceptional fiddle player. He also enjoyed playing other instruments including the guitar and harmonica. Bernie enjoyed playing at family gatherings with his father and brother. He was also an avid hunter and liked to fish whenever he had the chance. He leaves his wife of 62 years, Frances (Guptill) Thorpe of Lockhartville; his sons, Peter (Colleen) of Hortonville, Randy (Kim) of Wallbrook, Andrew (Cindy) of Kentville and Jimmy (Bernetta) of San Jose, Ca; a sister Doreen Macdougall of New Minas and his 10 grandchildren; Barbie, Jackie, Devon, Curtis, Alyssa, Liam, Kylie, Lauren, Erin and Sophie, his 3 great grandchildren; Molly, Hailey and Austin. He was pre-deceased by a brother Lewis, a sister Grace and grandson Joseph. Visitation took place on August 11, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. A funeral service was held on August 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm, both in the Wolfville Funeral Chapel. Interment took place in the West Brooklyn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Valley Regional Hospital or a Charity of One’s Choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Wolfville Chapel, 568 Main Street, Wolfville (902-542-4656). Online condolences may be made by visiting www.serenityfuneralhome.ca

 
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