Passed on: November 15th, 2012
Rolf Head, 88, passed away November 15th, 2012 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, with his family at his side.
Rolf was the son of the late Adam and Louisa (Rolfe) Head.
Rolf worked at the Sydney Steel Plant for 40 years, retiring in 1984.
He is survived by one daughter, Kay Edwards (Wes), Sydney; two sons, Teddy (Claire) Dartmouth, and Frank (Janet) Sydney. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Laura Smith, Sydney, Diane Edwards, Sydney, Keith Ball (Tara), Lower Sackville, Lindsay Fleming (David), Dartmouth, Ryan Head, Fort McMurray, Flannery Head, Dartmouth; eight great-grandchildren, Taylor, Alex, Kaelyn, Ethan, Elliot, Grace, Lua, and Kennis; four brothers, Walter, (Gladys), Bill (Tena), Melvin, Carl; two sisters, Florence Barrett and Greta Head.
Rolf was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Peggy (Nash); daughter Elaine Ball; son-in-law Bill Edwards; two brothers, Clyde and Earl; three sisters, Nancy Jackson, Lillian Poirier, Mary Rowe; and four siblings in infancy, Nell, Adam, John and Cyril.
There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Monday, November 19th at 11 a.m., with Rev. Stephen Mills officiating. Burial at Forest Haven.