Richard Milton "Rick" Higgins
1951 - 2021
Richard Milton "Rick" Higgins
Service Information
Service Date
Sunday, October 24, 2021
Service Time
2:00 PM
Service Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Burial Information
Burial Date
October 24, 2021
Burial Location
Aenon Baptist Cemetery, Central North River
Requested Charity
Canadian Cancer Society
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Richard Milton "Rick" Higgins – 69, Truro. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Richard Higgins on Monday, September 27, 2021, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Truro, Rick touched the lives of many people.

Rick is survived by his loving companion, Elaine Curry, Truro; sisters, Brenda (Nelson), Debbie (Steven), Karen (Colin); brothers, Derrick (Carolyn), Darren; brother-in-law, Willard Richardson; children, Craig (Sonya), Patrick (Nellie), Branden; four grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, Thelma (McCarthy); sister, Dianna Richardson.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, October 24, 2021, Reverend Valerie Kingsbury officiating. (Proof of double vaccination and photo identification must be presented before entry to the funeral home and masks must be worn; thank you for your co-operation.) Webcasting of the funeral service will be available at 1:55 p.m., Sunday, October 24, 2021 and will remain on this site for some time.

Interment in Aenon Baptist Cemetery, Central North River. If so desired, donations in Rick’s memory to Canadian Cancer Society are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Rick’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Richard Milton "Rick" Higgins