John (Bruce) Matheson
April 15, 1958 – April 28, 2019
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With broken hearts we regret to announce the sudden passing of John “Bruce” Matheson at home in Port Hastings. April 15th 1958-April 28th 2019
Bruce is survived by his loving wife Marlene (Boudreau) Matheson. Son’s Richard (Angie) Port Hastings, Ryan (Suzanne) Truro, Robert (Samantha), River Bourgeois. 9 grandchildren who were his pride and joy. Papa could often be found at a hockey rink or a ball field. Bruce is survived by his twin brother Bradley (Priscilla) St Peter’s, sister: Augusta. In- laws David and Maura Boudreau River Bourgeois. Brother in law Blair (Katie) Boudreau St Peter’s. Many nieces and nephews. His fur babies Holly, Suzie and Sparkles
He was predeceased by his parents Duncan and Dinah Matheson Grand River, brother: Donald, sister: Dolena Sutherland, brother Gordon in infancy.
Bruce was employed by the Strait Regional Education Center for 38 years. He was a skilled mechanic and could often be found lending a helping hand to anyone in need no matter the job. Bruce was a humble and kind man who is described as “the salt of the earth” by his friends who will greatly miss him.
He made friends no matter where he went, spending his early days in Soldier’s Cove and settling in Port Hastings where he was known to hang out with “the boys” who will dearly miss him.
“Always Loved, Never Forgotten, Forever Missed”
Visitation will take place on Thursday May 2nd 2pm-9pm at Green’s Funeral Home, 507 Bernard St. Port Hawkesbury. Friday May 3rd visitation 10 am until time of funeral at 11am in the Grand River Presbyteraian Church, with Rev. Bob Lloyd officiating.
Family Flowers only.
Memorial donations can be made to the Jump Start for Kids.
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Grand River Presbyteraian Church
Grand River, Richmond County, Nova Scotia
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de John Bruce Matheson April 15 1958 April 28 2019..
Décès pour la Ville: Port-Hawkesbury, Province: Nova Scotia