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Lawrence "Larry" Taplin

Lawrence "Larry" Taplin

Born In: Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed in: Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: November 7th, 2017

New Glasgow - Lawrence Joseph “Larry” Taplin, age 79, passed away November 7th, 2017, surrounded by family in the Palliative Care Unit at the Aberdeen Hospital.  Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late Joseph and Maud (Wilson) Taplin. Larry was employed as a Signal Maintainer with the CNR for 37 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Karen (Grant) Taplin; sons: David Taplin (Christie) of Pugwash; Jamie Taplin (Kim) of Greely, ON; daughter, Tanya Taplin (Pete) of Ottawa, ON; granddaughters: Mary Katelyn, Kailey and Kiley; grandsons: Riley and Todd (Jenna); great-grandchildren: Colton and Ali Rae; step-grandchildren: Cadence and Kyle. He is also survived by brother, Herb Taplin (Helen), Truro; sisters: Sandra Roy (Rob), Charlottetown, PEI; Karen MacLaughlin (Lowell) Lochaber; and a niece and several nephews. A visitation will take place on Friday, November 10th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm, at R.H. Porter Funeral Home, 55 Almont Ave., New Glasgow.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 11th at 2 pm at the Trinity United Church in New Glasgow with Rev. Donna Tourneur officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SPCA, Palliative Care Aberdeen Hospital, or Trinity United Church, New Glasgow. Condolences may be sent by visiting: www.rhporter.ca

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