John William Burris

Date de décès:
dimanche 17 juin 2018

Truro Daily News, NS

Munro, John William Burris, 89, of North River and, formerly of Upper Kemptown, died peacefully on June 17th, 2018, at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre in Truro. Born in Upper Kemptown on October 1st, 1928, he was the youngest son of the late George Richard and Margaret Winifred (McLeary) Munro. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Reta (Roy) Munro, a daughter Linda (Jim) Smith and eight sons Larry (Carol), Gerry (Darlene), Rick (Denise), Dale (Janette), Greg, Tim (Donna), Alex (Tara) and Joe (Tracy), 17 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family and, he leaves behind one sister in-law, Joan Munro of Thorburn, and several nieces & nephews. John was predeceased by one grandson, Ian Brooks Haggerty. John worked on the family farm in Upper Kemptown, drove for Halliday Craftsmen, worked for Truro Wholesalers, drove truck for Irving Oil, Texaco Gas Bulk plant, and retired after nineteen years from Nova Scotia Teachers College as a Custodian. He loved, and was respected by the students, his customers and people in general. He had a musical ear and was self-taught, he sang, played the fiddle, harmonica and guitar. He loved to dance, play bingo, go to the mall, supported the boys in harness racing and, Linda & the boys in sports. A special thank you to the VON Homecare and nursing services, CEHHA nursing staff on 2nd & 3rd floor, Dr. Kelly, Dr. Burgess, Dr. Phillips & Marie Lewis. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall-Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, where visitation will take place Thursday, June 21st, at 2 pm with a celebration of life at 3:30 pm and, a reception to follow in the funeral home. Burial will take place following the reception at Crossroads Cemetery, Valley. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the VON or the Alzheimer's Society. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing John's obituary on-line and selecting Send A Condolence at: Truro Daily News, NS, 2018-06-21

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