Hugh David Creelman
Creelman, Hugh David, 72, Truro, passed away Tuesday,
December 11, 2018 at Elk Court, Brookfield. Born in Truro, NS and
raised in South Branch, NS, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Mary
(Davis) Creelman. Dave was a long time heavy equipment and
car salesman working with various companies including Honda, Alpa
Equipment and Liebherr. Dave served in the Canadian Armed
Forces with the Nova Scotia Highlanders. He was a
past president and a dedicated member of the Royal Canadian Legion,
Branch 26, Truro, as well as being one of the founders of
the Truro Army Cadets. Dave also was a member of the Phoenix
Chapter of the Masonic Lodge and a member of the Shriners.
In his spare time, he enjoyed playing cards at the Truro Club, sharing
his knowledge of historical trivia with friends and family,
and good times at his camp, » The Black Bear Lodge ». He
especially loved visits with his nieces, grand-nieces (Mairi and
Sybil) and grand-nephews (Owen, Jack and Blake).
He is survived by daughter Dana (Joe) Andrew and sister
Margaret (Don) Fisher, her daughters Paula, Amy (Roddie) and Jenna (
Brent), niece Emily (Ryan) and nephew Bill (Carolyn), as well as a
large number of extended family and friends. He was
predeceased by brother, Bill.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mattatall-Varner
Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where visitation will be Friday
from 7-9 pm and where the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 26, Truro will
conduct a Legion Tribute at 7 pm.
Funeral service will take place on Saturday, Dec.
15th at 11 am with a reception to follow.
Burial will take place at a later date in South Branch Cemetery, South
Branch. Donations in memory may be made to the Poppy Fund of Branch
26, RCL or to South Branch Church Fund. Dave wanted to
extend his gratitude and love to his sister Margaret for her
unconditional love, care and support over the last few years of his
life. Private messages of condolences may be sent to the family by
viewing David’s obituary on-line and selecting « Send A
Condolence » at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Hugh David Creelman 19462018..