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Murray Chisholm

Funeral service for the late Murray Chisholm, 92, Whycocomagh, was held February 20 in St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Whycocomagh, with Reverend Andrew MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in Stewartdale Cemetery at a later date.
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Funeral service for the late Murray Chisholm, 92, Whycocomagh, was held February 20 in St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Whycocomagh, with Reverend Andrew MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in Stewartdale Cemetery at a later date. Mr. Chisholm died February 12, 2019, in Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home. Born January 31, 1927, in Sydney, he was the son of the late Alexander ‘Sandy’ and Mary Sarah ‘Minnie’ (MacKenzie) Chisholm. He was a life member and long serving Elder of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, member of the Whycocomagh Volunteer Fire Department, life member of the Cape Clear Snowmobile Club, member and supporter of the Stewartdale Cemetery Commission, the Whycocomagh and Area Development Association and long standing member of the Retail Gasoline Dealers Association of Nova Scotia. His working career began at an early age, owning three commercial trucks by the age of 20. After a number of years and various career paths, he established the Whycocomagh Esso, where he was the proprietor for many years. In retirement, he remained very active as a proprietor of the Sears outlet office and trucking, which included snow removal, landscaping and various other jobs. He is survived by two sons, John (Carolle), Robert (Cathy); daughter, Eleanor (Perry) Pye; four grandchildren, Ainsley, Kyle (Katie), Trevor (Janelle), Katelyn; great-granddaughter, Emma Ruth; two brothers-in-law, Stewart (Cindy) Munro, Robert (Norma) Munro; sister-in-law, Miriam Munro; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Ruth; special sister, Jenny Ruddick; five brothers-in-law, Alcorn Munro, George Munro, Donnie Munro, Donald MacAulay, Clarke MacDougall; three sisters-in-law, Gladys Munro, Jean Mac Aulay, Lorraine Mac Dougall; two nephews, Graham and Greg Munro. Memorial donations may be made to Stewartdale Cemetery, Whycocomagh Volunteer Fire Department or St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. Online condolences: www.haverstocks.com

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