Ernest « Ernie » Melvin’s Obituary
PINE TREE – Ernest Melvin “Ernie” MacLeod, 83, Pine Tree passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.
Born in Avondale, he was a son of the late Freeman Sinclair and Edna Louise (Cameron) MacLeod. Prior to retirement, he was a welder at the former Trenton Works for many years, along with working several other jobs at the same time. Ernie enjoyed four-wheeling, gardening and fishing at LORDA and Lawlor Lake, Guysborough County. He was a member of Sutherland’s River Presbyterian Church and a thirty-year jewel holder of Hudson Lodge No. 77, A.F. & A. M., Thorburn. Ernie was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend. He will be dearly missed by all he loved.
Surviving are his daughter, Glenda MacLeod (Darrell Wilcox), Lower Barney’s River; Elden MacLeod, Pine Tree; Sheldon (Julie) MacLeod, Telford; grandchildren, Chantal (Jamie) O’Kane, Melissa MacLeod, Jenelle MacLeod (Jared MacKinnon), Jamie MacLeod, Kyle MacLeod and Brittney MacLeod; great-grandchildren, Brixton, Brady, Abigale, Reese and Ceilidh; sister, Freda (Mike) Craig, Truro; brothers, Rev. Donald (Merelyn) MacLeod, Bras d’Or Lake; Cameron “Camie” (Dorothy) MacLeod, Avondale; brother-in-law, John Grandy, Lake Echo; many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by his wife Ferne; sister, Vera Grandy
A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 1st in Telford Cemetery, Telford with Mr. John Reeves officiating.
Donations may be made in memory of Ernie to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation, Kidney Foundation of Canada or Pictou County SPCA. (please click on link to donate online)
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Ernest Ernie Melvin MacLeod December 31 1935 February 27 2019..