Passed on: November 14th, 2012
Beecher Scott Eaton, CD, Petty Officer 2nd Class - 80, of Coldbrook, Kings County, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2012 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Somerville, Massachusetts, he was a son of the late Scott and Rose (Blake) Eaton. He grew up in Canning and loved to play sports, especially hockey. He joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1950 and served as an aircraft technician on several ships, including Cape Scott, Mic Mac, Magnificent, Bonaventure and Skeena, retiring in 1978. He was then employed with I.M.P. working with the Sea King Program. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Kings Branch No. 6, Kentville, the Canadian Naval Air Group (C.N.A.G.) and Eagle Crest Golf Course. He is survived by his wife, the former Lois Young; two sons, Howard (Sharon), Stony Plain, Alberta; Andrew (Kathryn), Digby; a sister, Phyllis Mouzar, Canning; five grandchildren, Alan, Krista, Kayla, Scott and Nikolas. He was predeceased by an infant daughter, Christine; a brother, David. Cremation has taken place and there was no visitation, by request. A Royal Canadian Legion service followed by a funeral service and reception was held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 17, 2012 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. Burial will take place at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to the Lung Association or the Shearwater Aviation Museum. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. On-line inquiries may be directed to www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com.