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Earl Stewart Isenor


Earl Stewart Isenor

Earl Stewart Isenor – 79, Truro, passed away peacefully on Monday morning, June 29, 2020, at Cedarstone Enhanced Care, Truro. Born in Stewiacke, he was a son of the late Stewart and Ora Mae (Isenor) Isenor.

Earl was a member of McCulloch United Church, Harmony. He worked at various garages including Willigar’s as an auto mechanic and then at Farmer’s Cheese Plant (Maintenance/Mechanic) until retirement. He and his wife, Shirley, enjoyed camping and were members of Hub Campers for 30 years and camped at Harbour Lights Campground for about five years. He enjoyed horse racing, and raising and training race horses with his brother, Bud.

Earl is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Shirley Marie (Shaw); step-children, Brian (Deborah) Reid, Lawrencetown, Annapolis County; Michele (Larry) Wilson, Cornwall, Prince Edward Island; Sherry Reid (Guy LeBlanc), Upper Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia; step-grandchildren, Tim, Jacob (Samantha), Sara (David), Josh (Amy), Beck, Robyn (Mike), Katlyn (John), Ben, Megan; step-great grandchildren, Grady and Archer Reid, Torri and Graeme Dailey, Ben and Jack Campbell, Lloyal Bowser; brother, Calvin "Bud" Isenor (Myrna Deckman), Bible Hill; many nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his siblings, Frances (Jim) Langille, Cora (Earl) Burris, Jud (Edna) Isenor, Jenny (George) Coulter, Evelyn in infancy; sister-in-law, Joan Isenor.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where the private funeral service will be held Sunday, July 5, 2020. Webcasting of the funeral service will be open to all and may be viewed from this site at 2:55 p.m., Sunday, July 5, 2020; this link will remain active for some time after the funeral. To access the webcast, click on "Video of Funeral" link to the left of this obituary. Interment in Bible Hill Cemetery, Warren Drive, Bible Hill. If so desired, donations in Earl’s memory to McCulloch United Church are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Earl’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Service Date
Sunday, July 5, 2020
Service Time
Service Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro

Burial Date
July 5, 2020
Burial Time
Burial Location
Bible Hill Cemetery, Warren Drive, Bible Hill

Requested Charity
McCulloch United Church