Derrald Omar Boss, 88 years of age, of Amherst, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2013 with his loving family by his side. Born in Nappan, he was a son of the late Guy & Sarah (Simpson) Boss.
Derrald worked as a Vaporator Operator at the Sifto Salt Plant. He was a jack of all trades and could fix anything. He enoyed fishing, hunting and spending time at the cottage.
Derrald will be sadly missed by his wife, the former Theresa Burke; son, Roger ( Elizabeth) of Fenwick; daughter, Anne Boss of Amherst; sisters, Phyllis Lewis (Lee) of Alberton, PEI, Muriel Dares (Jim) of Halifax; brothers, Ormond (Audrey) of Amherst, Ronald (Linda) of Nappan; grandchildren, Larry (Amanada) Lisa, Craig (Heather); great grandchildren Parker, Trystan, Ahrianna, several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sister Alma Parlee; brothers Milton, Cedric, Oral,
Arrangements are under the direction of Furlong-Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St. Amherst, NS (667-8777) . The family will receive visitors at the Furlong-Jones Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held from the funeral home on Wednesday, February 20 at 11 am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the C.R.H.C.C. Palliative Care Unit or the V.O.N.