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Delmar Lemuel Cavanaugh

1938-2018

Delmar Lemuel Cavanaugh

Cavanaugh, Delmar Lemuel; It is with sorrow in our hearts that we announce the passing of Delmar Lemuel Cavanaugh, 80, of North River. He passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, surrounded by family. Delmar is survived by his spouse, Colleen; daughters, Tammi (Eddy) McNutt, Rhonda (Terry) McNutt, Karen (Sean) MacPhee; son, Darrell (Shelly) Patton; grandchildren, Leah (Joey) Marchand, Paige, Drew, and Jacob McNutt, Matthew, Nicholas, and Charlotte Patton, Spencer MacPhee; great-grandson, Max Marchand; brothers, Dean (Agnes), Layton (Margie); sisters, Florence (Wayne) Smith, Marilyn Gilby, Dora Walker. He is also survived by his best buddy "Pebbles". He was predeceased by his parents, Harry and Lottie (McNutt) Cavanaugh; siblings, Larry, Leonard, Hazel and Gail (Reid). Delmar enjoyed tinkering in his garage, reminiscing and spending time with extended family and friends, watching his beloved Montreal Canadiens, his Saturday afternoon drives and travelling to various rinks over the years to watch his grandsons play hockey. He will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him. Special thank you to Dr. Slipp and the wonderful staff from VON who took such great care of Delmar. Your compassion was greatly appreciated. Family flowers only. Donations in Delmar’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Nova Scotia, VON, or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Mattatall ~ Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street Truro, from where visitation will be held 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm Sunday, December 9, with funeral service to follow at 4 pm, Rev. Carolyn Wilson Wynne officiating. Interment to be held at a later date in the North River United Church Cemetery, North River. Private messages of condolence can be sent to the family by viewing Delmar’s obituary and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com

 

Service Date
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Service Time
4 pm
Service Location
Mattatall ~ Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street Truro.

Visitation
Dec 9, 2018
Visitation Time
2:45 pm to 3:45 pm
Visitation Location
Mattatall ~ Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street Truro.

Burial Date
Later Date
Burial Location
North River United Church Cemetery, North River.

Requested Charity
Alzheimer’s Society of Nova Scotia, VON, or a charity of your choice.