Walter Neil MacLeod
Born In: Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: February 18th, 1944
Passed in: Hopewell, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: July 30th, 2012
HOPEWELL – Walter Neil MacLeod, 68, Hopewell, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, July 30, 2012.
Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late James Robert and Eva Mae (Arbuckle) MacLeod.
He joined the Canadian Army in 1962 and served with Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, serving a tour in Germany. Prior to retirement in 2009, he had been employed with Chignecto-Central Regional School Board, having been employed previously with the Pictou District School Board. Neil enjoyed the outdoors, telling stories and making others happy. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.
Surviving are his loving wife of 46 years, Elizabeth Marion (Lovegrove); daughter, Marjorie McLeod, Hopewell; son, Calvin (Robyn), Trenton; grandchildren: Matthew, Joshua, Rebecca, Victoria, Alexis and Abigail; sisters: Edith Sangster, Piedmont; Kaye Cogswell, Toronto, Ont.; Phyllis (Elward) Anderson, Lower Barney’s River; Helen Marr, Ottawa, Ont.; brothers: James, Toronto, Ont.; Colin (Muriel), Ontario; Hector, Halifax; Ronnie (Sylvia), Ontario; Joe (Manuella), Ontario; Sandy, Regina, Sask.; numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sisters: Madeline MacDonald, Aveon MacKenzie, Isabel Heidi and Myrtle Carr; brother, Bill.
The family will receive visitors 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow from where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel with Rev. Ryan King officiating. Interment will be in Hopewell Cemetery.
Donations may be made in Neil’s memory to Parkinson Society of Canada, Maritime Region.