Saturday, January 12, 2019

Obituary announcement for old comrade Daniel Dillman



DILLMAN, Daniel Carson - It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Daniel Dillman on January 4, 2019 from Alzheimer's surrounded by his family at Providence Care Hospital. Born December 16 in 1946 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, predeceased by his parents Shirley (Boutlier) and John Dillman and brother Joseph. Married in Lahr Germany, a loving husband of 43 years to Elisabeth (Weinacker), treasured by his children Katharina (Tom) and David (Steven). Proud uncle to Lisa Marie and Jason Alexander. Caring brother in law, cousin, godfather to his large extended family and friends in Canada and Germany. Danny will always be known for his contagious smile, whistle, sense of humour and giving nature. In 1963 he joined the military and served In the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals (RCCS) for 34 yrs. Dan loved the outdoors, his family and entertaining through jokes, funny antics, singing and his guitar and harmonica. Dan has been cremated and buried at the Cataraqui Cemetery in the military section under the shade of a beautiful tree. The family will greet friends from 2-4pm at A Celebration of Life for Dan on Saturday Jan. 19th at The Delta Hotel, 1 Johnson Street. A special thanks to the staff of Providence Care, we will always cherish your care for Dan in our hearts. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kingston Alzheimer's Society. 13321087


Sunday, January 6, 2019

Obituary announcement for club member Leo Nix LM342

Leo Angus Nix

1934-2018

Leo Angus Nix – 84, of Coldbrook, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Fred and Verna MacKay. He retired from the Royal Canadian Army with 27 years of service, serving as a Paratrooper and Telecommunications Specialist with the Signal Corps.  Leo enjoyed a second career with Michelin Canada, both in Granton and Waterville, where he worked in the maintenance department. He was a long time member of the Glooscap Curling Club and a member of the Annapolis Valley Ridge Runners Snowmobile Club. Leo was a loving and supportive father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. Leo was an avid sports fan and fully supported his children and grandchildren in their many athletic endeavours. He is survived by daughter, Jocelyn Nix (Randy Lake), Cheverie; sons, James “Jim” (Colleen) Nix, New Glasgow; Blair Nix (Michelle Phinney), Coldbrook; sisters, Betty Peacock, Toronto, ON; Una (Donald) Wallace, Thorburn, NS; half-brother, John Black, Sackville, NB; grandchildren Cory (Lynne) Nix, Kingston, ON; Krista Nix, Kelowna, BC; Mallory Amirault, Vancouver; great-grandchildren, Jarrett Phinney, Jadyn Phinney and long time friend, Lois Fraser, Coldbrook. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Darlene. Visitation will take place from 6-8 p.m., on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, Reverend Sterling Gosman officiating. Interment will take place in the Berwick Cemetery, Kings County. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. On-line condolences and inquiries may be directed to www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com.