It is with sadness that we announce the
passing of Harold Keith Henwood, 93
years, of Springhill. Affectionately known as
« Mr. Hensh*t ». Harold passed peacefully away on
Thursday, May 27, 2021 in East Cumberland Lodge,
Born in Springhill Junction,
he was a son of the late Thomas and Ethel (Graham)
At an early age, Harold began working on
a farm until he was 16, after which he began working at the Springhill
Mines doing repairs in the locomotive shop. Harold was
working above ground during the 1956 and 1958 disasters.
After the mines, he opened and operated his own automotive repair shop
in his back yard which he operated until his retirement 30 years
later. Being in good health, he took great
pride in keeping his property, including a vegetable garden, neat and
tidy. Harold’s favourite pastime was fishing throughout Nova
Scotia and Newfoundland with his buddies. He looked forward
to a good game of cards, especially when playing with Dale and
He will be sadly missed by his
wife, the former Bessie Canning; daughters, Evelyn (David)
Gallagher, Deborah (Hollis) Park and Susan (Kenneth) MacKenzie;
sisters, Muriel Brine, Christina Summers, and Olive Holland; seven
grandchildren, Kirk (Barb) Gallagher, Ted Gallagher, Stephenie Park,
Shelley Park, Freddy Park, Nick (Rylie) Kendrick and Ben Kendrick, ten
great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by brothers, Victor,
Ralph and Cyril.
Arrangements have been entrusted to
A. H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane
Street, Springhill, (902 597 2361). In keeping with COVID-19
restrictions, a private funeral service will be held at the funeral
home on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 2 pm. Burial in
Leamington Cemetery. The funeral service will be live
streamed on his obituary on the funeral home website.
Sharing of memories and condolences may
be sent to the family by visiting the online memorial at
www.brownsfuneralhome.com or through the A H Brown Funeral Home
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Harold K Henwood 1927 2021..
Décès pour la Ville: Springhill, Province: Nova Scotia