Claude Davis Lynds
1939 - 2021
Claude Davis Lynds
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday, November 6, 2021
Service Time
2 pm
Service Location
Mattatall-Varner Funeral Home Chapel
Burial Information
Burial Date
November 6, 2021
Burial Location
Crossroads Cemetery
Requested Charity
Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice
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Lynds, Claude Davis – 82, of Valley. It is with great sadness we announce Claude’s passing on Saturday, October 30, 2021, surrounded by his loving family, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre.  

Claude is survived by his son, Kevin Lynds (Sharon Barron), Valley; daughters, Gwen (Gordon) Cook, Debert; Darlene Lynds (Marianne MacGrath), Onslow Mountain; sisters, Wanda (Sandy) Swallow, Upper Stewiacke; Vonnie (Donnie) Brenton, Hilden; brother, David (Valerie) McCallum, Truro; grandchildren, Damian, Matthew and Ashley Cook, Debert.

He was predeceased by his loving wife of 47 years, Elizabeth Grace (Henderson) Lynds; grandparents, Hiram and Minnie (Cavanaugh) Lynds "Mum and Dad"; mother, Gladys (Lynds) McCallum; step-father, George McCallum; sister, Donna McCallum.

Claude worked for 45 years at the former Riversdale Lumber (Sproule Lumber), currently JD Irving. He was a member of Valley United Church where he volunteered as a Cub Scout Leader, a Church Steward and an Elder. He was an associate member of Truro Legion Branch #026. Claude enjoyed family camping trips, Bluegrass festivals with Elizabeth and friends as well as the cross Canada trip he and Elizabeth took with Elroy and Marj Geddes. The family wishes to extend special thanks to Shannon and Cheryl, Claude’s close neighbours who were always there for him.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. There will be no visitation by request.  A funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, November 6, 2021, at Mattatall-Varner Funeral Home, April Hart officiating. (Please note that proof of double vaccination and photo identification will be requested prior to entry of the funeral home for funeral service, and masks must be worn at all times; thank you for your co-operation and understanding.) Webcasting of the funeral service will be available beginning at 1:55 p.m., Saturday, November 6, 2021, and will remain on this site for a period of time thereafter.Interment to follow in Crossroads Cemetery. Family flowers only. If so desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Claude’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Claude Davis Lynds