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Richard "Dick" Bakker

Richard "Dick" Bakker

BAKKER, Richard “Dick” – 66, Truro, passed away Sunday morning, February 14, 2016, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro, following a lengthy illness. Born in Vianen, Netherlands, he was a son of the late Richard and Christine (Van Rooyen) Bakker. Dick and his family emigrated to Canada in 1960 and settled in Truro where he resided for most of his adult life. Most of his working days were spent as a traveling salesman. Dick is survived by his brothers, Bob (Vera), Truro; Jack (Ruth), Harmony. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Trudy. Special thanks are extended to the Palliative Care Team of Colchester East Hants Health Centre and Dr. Trevor Locke. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. There will be no visitation or funeral service by request. If so desired, donations in Dick’s memory to Palliative Care Unit (CEHHC) are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Dick’s obituary on-line and selecting “Send A Condolence” at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com


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