Garnet Alan Keirstead
Garnet Alan Keirstead – age 76, of New Minas, passed away on
Sunday, September 29, 2019. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late
Alan and Marjorie (Sainsbury) Keirstead. A veteran of the Royal
Canadian Navy, he was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, King’s
Branch No. 6, Kentville, for over 50 years. He then worked for IGA
Stores, Cornwallis Dairy, Lattimer Construction, and Cornwallis Ready
Mix (later Rice’s), from where he retired. He also briefly
co-owned a local taxi business. His quick wit and sense of humour will
be missed by all who knew him, and his love of family will be greatly
missed by children, Letty and Gregory; grandchildren, Patricia
(Richard) and Dylan; great-grandchildren, Logan and Heidi; sister,
Bonnie (Karen); brother, Robin (Cathy) and very special friend
Marilyn. He was predeceased by brother, Randall, in infancy. Cremation
has taken place and there will be no visitation, by request.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
Burial will take place in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill.
Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of
Nova Scotia. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White
Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services,
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Garnet Alan Keirstead..
Décès pour la Ville: Kentville, Province: Nova Scotia