SINGER, Christopher ‘Rex’
It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the sudden passing of Christopher ‘Rex’ Singer, 70, at home on September 4, 2018. Born in Halifax on October 23, 1947, he was a son of the late Russell and Cecilia Singer.
Rex worked as a marine engineer on many different ships and loved the sea. He was an auto mechanic and did body work on vehicles. He owned his own paint store with his wife until he retired.
Rex loved talking to people, playing crib and spending time with his grandchildren and family. He always enjoyed a good laugh. He enjoyed spending time with his wife that was his best-friend and soulmate.
Rex is survived by his wife, Barbara; his daughter, Charlene Campbell (Jimmy), Port Hawkesbury, NS; his pride and joy, granddaughters, Kaitlin Pierce, Vancouver BC and Mikayla Pierce, Sugar Camp, NS; his furbaby, Cognac; sisters, Val Duggan (Joe), Prospect, NS; Sandra Scott (Alister), Halifax, NS; brother, Clinton Singer (Lorna), Porters Lake, NS, and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by brother, Jimmy Singer, and Judy D’Ambrosse.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will take place on Friday, September 7 at 2 p.m. in the S.W. Chant and Son Funeral Home Chapel, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney. Rev. Sheldon Chant to officiate.
Special thank you to Dr. Glenn Gracie, city home care, paramedics, and all who help in any way.
Donations may be made to the Heart and Lung Society, SPCA or charity of your choice.
Messages and memorials may be directed to the family at www.chantfuneralhome.ca.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Chant’s Funeral Home.
Donations may be made to:
Heart and Lung Wellness Centre
200 Churchill Drive, Membertou NS B1S 0H5
401 E Broadway, Sydney NS B1N 3K1
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Christopher Rex Singer October 23 1947 September 4 2018 (age 70)..