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Parker MacQuarrie Reid


Parker MacQuarrie Reid

Parker MacQuarrie Reid – 91, Truro, passed away peacefully on Friday evening, March 3, 2017, at Cedarstone Enhanced Care, Truro. Born in Upper Stewiacke, he was a son of the late Dougal and Sarah (MacQuarrie) Reid.

Parker served overseas in the Second World War and was also in the Korean War. After getting out of the Armed Forces, he became a carpenter.

Parker is survived by his life companion, Linda Francis, Lower Sackville; sisters, Laura (Archie) Blois, Lantz; Edna (George) Laffin, New Glasgow; Elodie Taylor, Sudbury, Ontario; half-sister, Nancy (Kamal) Mydean, Truro; half-brothers, Delmar, Truro; Neil (Joyce), Westville; George (Joan), Truro; many nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Ramona; second wife, Rita; half-brother, William; half-sisters, Carol Reid Carr, Elizabeth Daniel. Special thanks are extended to the staff at Cedarstone Enhanced Care for the care that you provided to Parker.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26, Truro, will conduct a Legion Tribute Service 5:30 p.m., Friday, May 26, 2017, followed by visitation from 6-8 p.m., on Friday, May 26, 2017, and funeral service 2 p.m., Saturday, May 27, 2017, Reverend George I. Luke, II officiating. Reception will follow. Family flowers only. If so desired, donations in Parker’s memory to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Parker’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Service Date
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Service Time
2:00 PM
Service Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro

May 26, 2017
Visitation Time
6-8 PM
Visitation Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro

Requested Charity
Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia