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John Robert Fulton


John Robert Fulton

John Robert Fulton – 93, Truro, passed away peacefully, with his loving wife at his side, on Thursday, December 21, 2017, at Wynn Park Villa, Truro. Born in Glenholme, he was a son of the late Captain Charles E. and Ethel Blanche (McCulloch) Fulton.

John was educated in Glenholme, Great Village and Mount Allison University. He attended Mount Allison University after returning from the Army where he served overseas in The Service Corps during the Second World War. After attending Boston School of Practical Art, he moved to Hamilton, Ontario, where he was the owner and proprietor of Creative Signs and Display for 40 years until his retirement. He was an elder at Olivet United Church in Hamilton as well as an active volunteer with many organizations. In 2007, he and Jean moved back to Truro.

John is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Jean (Millard), Truro; children, David and Nancy, Hamilton, Ontario; grandchildren, Scott Best, Laura Platt, Sarah Henderson, Sean Gowan, Bethany Gowan, Mary Gowan, Jeremy Gowan, Carly Gowan; 12 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his beloved eldest daughter, Sharon Gowan, RN; brothers, Richard and Arthur.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where a private family funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 16, 2018, Reverend Valerie Kingsbury officiating. Interment at a later date in Hamilton, Ontario. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing John’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Service Date
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Service Time
11:00 AM
Service Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro

Burial Date
Later Date
Burial Location
Hamilton, Ontario

Requested Charity
Charity of Choice