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Joseph Edward "Joe" MacGregor

Joseph Edward "Joe" MacGregor

MacGregor, Joseph Edward “Joe”, 86, of Truro, passed away peacefully Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre Truro, in the arms of his loving wife Elsie, and also surrounded by his loving family. Born in Burton lot 7, PEI, he was a son of the late Harold and Avon (Corcoran) MacGregor. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving with the Royal Canadian Army, and later joined the Royal Canadian Navy where he served 27 years. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 26 Truro. Joe was a faithful member of the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church Truro, the Knights of Columbus, St. Vincent de Paul Society, and he also volunteered in many other activities of the church and community. He is survived by his wife the former Elsie Swinimer, Truro; son, David (Darlene) MacGregor, Truro; daughters, Joanne (Charles) Sinclair, Truro, Cathy (Greg) Murray, Hart Lake, Patricia (Jeff) Yuill, Old Barns, Christine (Jim) Flemming, Truro; sister, Bonnie (Donnie) Stevens, Salmon River; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. Dad had a heart of gold, and a wonderful sense of humor till the end. He was a devoted husband, father, grampy, and great-grampy, who loved us all so dear. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mattatall ~ Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street Truro from where visitation will be held 6 – 8 pm Thursday, September 21. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 11 am, September 22, at the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 669 Prince Street Truro, with Father Dariusz Miskowicz officiating. A reception will follow in Campbell Hall. Interment will be held at a later date in the Bible Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in Joe’s memory may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NS. Private messages of condolence can be sent to the family by viewing Joe’s obituary and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com


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