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Siegfried Ehrenfeld

Born In: Austria

Passed in: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: November 6th, 2017

Siegfried (Sigi) Ehrenfeld, age 86 of Central West River, passed away peacefully at the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow on Monday, November 6th, 2017, with his loving family by his side.
Sigi was born, August 13, 1931, in Bleiburg, Cartinthia, Austria, the son of the late Karl and Maria Ehrenfeldner.
Sigi will be greatly missed by his wife of 51 years, Christine, son, Harold Fraser (Geraldine) of Thorburn, sisters, Else Meridth of Ireland; Charlotte Baxter of Scotland, Herriette Farrell of England; and Adelheid Ehrenfeldner of Austria, son-in-law, Robert MacGillivray of Thorburn, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Sigi loved travelling in his earlier years. Sigi was an Industrial Arts teacher in Montreal and Stellarton, prior to opening Sigi’s Auto Service in 1971 in Central West River. Upon retirement Sigi could be seen helping the kids on Saturday mornings at the Heather Bowling Lanes, hanging with the guys at John’s Country Canteen in the mornings then heading to his garage to oversee day-to-day operations. Sigi loved fishing and hunting.
Sigi always showed kindness and lent a helping hand to anyone who needed it.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by his brothers, Karl and Helmut, sister, Hermine, daughter, Evelyn (Lynn) MacGillivray, grandson, Troy Fraser, and great-grandson, Drew Willard.
The family will receive visitors from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday in the H.W. Angus Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be held from the funeral home chapel on Friday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Charles McPherson officiating.
A reception will follow the service in the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Thorburn Cemetery. Family flowers only please, in lieu of flowers. Donations in memory of Sigi may be made to the SPCA or to the Pictou County Food Bank.

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