Cromwell, Everett Sylvester- Birchtown. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Everett Sylvester Cromwell who, surrounded by his loving family, quietly slipped away on June 9, 2019 at the Veteran’s Memorial Residence at the age of 97, following a long struggle with Parkinson’s Disease. Born in Weymouth Falls on December 11, 1921, he was one of 10 children to Frank and Etta (Pleasant) Cromwell. Everett is survived by his wife Elizabeth (Gallion) Cromwell, and sons Anthony (Pat) NB; Robert, BC; Wayne, NS; stepson, Joseph (Deborah) BC; daughter, Mary, NS; grandson Ricky (Angela), NS; granddaughters, Hayley(Aek)BC; Penny (Jordan) NB; Megan BC; great grandsons Isaiah and Elijah; sister, Theta Jackson, Bridgetown as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Bernard, Guye, Harold, Frankie and Irving; sisters, Lottie, Mae and Christie; his daughter Theda and his first wife, Alison. Everett was a WW11 veteran, serving in Canada, the United Kingdom, parts of Europe from 1941 until 1946, returning to Canada following the army occupation. He retired from the Canadian Armed Forces in 1974. Everett was a Honorary Member of the Canadian Legion Br. 63, a founding member of the Black Loyalist Heritage Society and worked tirelessly in the building of the Black Loyalist Heritage Museum in Birchtown, a place he was proud to be involved with to see it come to fruition after so many years of hard work, a member of Grace Baptist Church, Shelburne and a member of the Birchtown Community Centre. He served meals on wheels for many years in the Shelburne Community. In 2012 Everett was honored by the awarding Queen Elizabeth 11’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. He received many awards for service in the Legion and community. Cremation has taken place under the direction of H.M. Huskilson’s Funeral Home, Shelburne and a memorial service to celebrate Everett’s life will take place later in the summer. Donations in memory of Everett may be made to the VON and the Education Bursary Fund of the Black Loyalist Heritage Society. You may sign the guest book at :www.huskilson.net. Special thanks from the Cromwell family to the staff at the Veteran’s Memorial Hospital, Floor 4 West, Dr. David Wilson,as well as special care givers, Sue, Charlotte, Carol, Joan, Jean and Angelina.
We know that God touched this wonderful man and marked him as one of his own very early in his life and he remained faithful throughout
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Everett Sylvester Cromwell December 11 1921 June 09 2019..
Décès pour la Ville: Shelburne, Province: Nova Scotia