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Arthur Garfield Ripley

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Arthur Garfield Ripley
After a brief illness, Arthur Garfield Ripley, 88, of Maccan, passed away at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Sunday, September 17, 2017. Born in Maccan, he was a son of the late Harold and Lila (Mills) Ripley.
Arthur was a licensed stationary engineer, employed by the Canada Electric Co. and continuing with the Nova Scotia Power Inc. until his retirement in 1991. He was a member and former Deacon of the Maccan United Baptist Church and a former member of the Lions Club. He was a lover of animals and over the years had cared for many.
Arthur was a kind and caring husband and friend. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, the former Rachel Love, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by four sisters, Vera Grimmet, Halia Ripley, Hazel Lane and Ethel Cotton, as well as a brother, Hedley Ripley.
Arrangements are under the guidance and care of Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church Street, Amherst, NS (902-667-8777). There is to be no visitation. A graveside service will be held at the Amherst Cemetery on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 2 pm.
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to Arthur's family by visiting his online memorial at www.furlongjones.ca or through the Furlong~Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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