Born In: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed in: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: October 15th, 2012
It is with great sadness we the family announce the passing of Weldon Cameron on Oct. 15, 2012 at the Glace Bay Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Glace Bay, Weldon was the son of the late Aubrey and Janet Cameron.
Weldon is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 53 years, Helen (McDonald) and his son, Aubrey (Brenda MacQueen), Glace Bay. He is also survived by his two grandsons, Taylor and Aaron, his pride and joy. Also, by sisters-in-law, Jennie Bond, Glace Bay and Minnie Livingstone, Glace Bay and by his special nephew, Bill Cameron, Mira and many more nieces and nephews. Weldon is also survived by a special extended family, Paul, Shauna, Annie Beth and Daniel Oldford. His special pet Heather will forever miss his companionship.
Weldon was a man deeply devoted to his family, community and career. Weldon served overseas during peacetime as a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was a member of John Bernard Croak Branch 3 Legion. Weldon began his 33 year career as a meter reader with the town of Glace Bay, and then carried on with Eastern Light and Power retiring from Nova Scotia Power in 1990. He was a kind and gentle man who enjoyed people and sharing stories with them. He had a great passion for researching the history of the Cape Breton Tramways Limited and the Cape Breton Bus and Tram Company Limited which led him to compiling his findings in a book.
Besides his parents, Weldon was predeceased by sisters, Mable and Joyce; brothers, Roy, William ‘Widge' and Robert.
Visitation for Weldon will be held at Curry’s Funeral Home,775 Main St., Glace Bay on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, at St. Leo’s Church, Sterling Road, Glace Bay, with Rev. Leo Boone officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Glace Bay Heritage Museum Society or a charity of choice.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.jmcurryfuneralhome.com.