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ALEXANDER JOSEPH CHURCHILL

ALEXANDER JOSEPH CHURCHILL

Born In: NEW WATERFORD, Nova Scotia

Passed on: November 24th, 2016

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Alexander Joseph Churchill, 79, of New Waterford on Thursday, November 24, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.
Born and raised on Roaches Road, New Waterford, he was the son of the late John and Annabelle (MacLean) Churchill.
Alex was a coal miner who worked in many of the local mines. An avid outdoorsman, he will be missed by his many hunting and fishing buddies. This kind and gentle man will also be missed by his Roaches Road neighbors and friends. Alex is survived by his daughter, Lucie (Joe); step-daughters, Lorraine (Mark), Diane; step-son, Paul and families in Ontario; special granddaughter, Alyssa (Jon); his two living angels great-granddaughters, Tarynn and Elena; brother, Russell (Anne) in West Virginia, the last immediate survivor of the Churchill family; special sisters-in-law, Anne Marie Churchill, Florence Churchill; brother-in-law, Jim Sonnichson; special nieces, Paula (Mike), Debbie (Bernie); nephews, Tony (Maureen), Danny (Darlene), Stephen (Carol), Russell (Kathie), Ronnie (Suzanne) and their extended families as well as many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his loving wife, Colette (Carle) Churchill as they were happily married for 36 years; brothers, Winston, Danny, Robert, John “Dippy”; sister, Annabelle; step-sister, Anna Brake and sisters-in-law, Virginia and Carmella Churchill. Cremation has taken place. A chapel service will be held on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Deacon Leo Penny officiating followed by a luncheon at the K.O.C., Plummer Ave, All are welcome. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave., New Waterford, NS, 902-862-7500. Donations can be made to a charity of one’s choice. To send online condolence, go to: www.mclellanfuneralhome.com.


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