Born In: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed in: Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: June 29th, 2012
Edgar Roy “Sparky” Stewart
It is with deep regret ,the family of Roy “Sparky”Stewart announce his passing ,in the Veteran’s Unit in Pictou on Friday evening in his 89th year.
Born in New Glasgow he was born the son of the late Russell and Jessie (Langille) Stewart.
Better known as “Sparky” dad took great pride in his home in Coalburn ,which he and mom shared for over 4o years .
He never stopped improving his home and making it safe.
After WW 11 ,he helped his father maintaining the parks in New Glasgow. From there he worked at Maritime Steele ,Trenton Works and then Michelin Tire where he worked as a machinist ,retiring at the age of 65.
Dad enjoyed fishing , hunting ,working in his workshop in his garage, bowling and playing cards with the Michelin Retiree Group.
He also enjoyed playing cards with his uncles and other family members . He loved nothing better then to reel people into an argument , for dad had a dry sense of humor . Mom ,especially got the brunt of his humor for her serious nature could not compete with him.
He is survived by daughter and son-in-law Marsha and Jerry Hayman of Westville
Grandson Kenny Hayman (Lorraine Evans) of Greenwood ,Pictou County
Granddaughter Jo-Anne (Aaron Ferguson ) of Westville
Son-in-law Joe McLeod of Westville
Great grandsons Brett Hayman ,Andrew Ferguson and Aaron Jordon
He also survived by sisters Birdie (Carolyn ) Ollerton of Glen Haven Manor
Joyce Fraser of the Valley View Villa
A brother and sister-in-law Vic and Bonnie Stewart of Orleans ,Ont
As well dad has many cousins ,nieces and nephews
Dad was predeceased by mom Marion –nee Reynolds
His daughter Wanda McLeod
Grandson Todd Hayman
June (George Nicholas)
The family will receive visitors from 2-4 and7-9 P.M. on Tuesday in the H.W.Angus Funeral Home ,256 King Street ,New Glasgow.
A funeral to celebrate dad’s life will be held on Wednesday at 2 P.M. from the funeral home chapel with Rev. Dr. Glen Matheson officiating.
Burial will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens, beside his beloved wife Marion.
Family flowers only please.
Donations in memory of Sparky may be made to the Veterans Unit of Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital ,Pictou or to a charity of your choice.
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