Wade H. Tarbox
TARBOX, Wade H., age 74, of Gold River, passed away Saturday June 5,
2021 in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater.
Raised in Martins Point, former employee of Farmers Dairy, Moosehead
Breweries and finally retired from Halifax Regional Municipality.
He had many hobbies such as wood turning, fishing, and gardening. He
enjoyed an annual fishing trip to Mooseland and the Nova Scotia Salmon
Association dinners. There was not a yard sale that he would pass by,
he could always find a treasure to pass along to the many people who
meant so much to him. Wade would drop everything to help family and
friends. He made an impression on everyone in his path, helping so
many people along the way. He was a dedicated family man, spending 40
years with the love of his life Shirley. They enjoyed travelling and
going for drives around the province. He especially loved spending
time with his grandson Zachary and grand dog Scooby. He was very proud
of his two boys. Trips to Tim Horton’s in Chester and Mahone
Bay and feeding the ducks became a weekly tradition with him and his
Wade was predeceased by his wife, Shirley; father, Frank; brother,
Survived by his mother, Marion; son, Christopher (Tracy); grandson,
Zachary; brothers, Brian (Janet), Gary; sister, Karry Lynn (Travis);
nephew, Craig (Haley); nieces, Josie and Karley.
Funeral services will be scheduled at a later date, arrangements will
be communicated through Mahone Funeral Home.
No flowers by family request. Donations can be made in Wade’s
honor to two places close to his heart, the Canadian Cancer Society
and the IWK Health Centre Foundation.
Wade’s family would like to thank the staff of South Shore
Regional Hospital for the care they provided to Wade during his stay.
Please be advised, the office of Mahone Funeral Home is not able to
receive memorial donation funds at this time due to COVID-19. Please
inform the Family of your memorial contribution through our website.
Your memorial donation payment may then be sent directly to a
requested charity or charity of your choice.
Canadian Cancer Society
Nova Scotia Division Office
5826 South Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1S6
Toll-free within Nova Scotia: 1-800-639-0222
IWK Health Centre Foundation
5855 Spring Garden Road, Suite B220
Halifax, NS B3H 4S2
Please be advised that our business office is temporarily operating on
limited hours to the general public until further notice. If you
require a visit to our office, please call ahead for an appointment by
Our Professional “At Need” and “Pre Need”
Services continue to be available by appointment by calling
Throughout your daily lives, please practice “Physical
Distancing” … the length of a hockey stick away from each
other. Nova Scotia continues to be under a health state of emergency.
Wash your hands with soap and water often or use hand sanitizer if
necessary. Wearing a mask and physical distancing is mandatory when
visiting a public or private business or building. Do not touch your
face, eyes or nose with your hands at any time. Above all …BE SAFE,
BE PATIENT, BE KIND.
MAHONE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE
“Founded in 1883 – Serving the Community for 138 years.”
Click here to View Condolences
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Wade H Tarbox 19472021..
Death notice for the town of: Mahone-Bay, Province: Nova Scotia