Harold Carleton Lewis
1932 - 2022
Harold Carleton Lewis
Visitation Information
September 4, 2022
Visitation Time
12:30 - 1:45 PM
Visitation Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Service Information
Service Date
Sunday, September 4, 2022
Service Time
2:00 PM
Service Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Burial Information
Burial Date
Later Date
Burial Location
Folly Village Cemetery, Highway 2, Glenholme
Requested Charity
Heart and Stroke Foundation or Parkinson Society
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Please see update visitation and service information below. Thank you!

Harold Carleton Lewis – 89, Truro, formerly of Glenholme, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday morning, January 8, 2022, at The Mira Long Term Care Centre, Truro. Born in Five Islands, he was a son of the late Millard and Freda (Eagles) Lewis.

Harold and Lorna moved to Glenholme in 1960 and opened the Irving Garage and Cozy Corner Truck Stop and Restaurant. After successfully operating that for 28 years with Lorna, he opened Harold Lewis Auto Repairs and Towing. Many will remember being towed out by Harold, and some will also remember (and be grateful for) his discretion in not involving the authorities! He loved to dance, and he and Lorna would travel anywhere in Nova Scotia to attend a good dance.

Harold was the last surviving member of his immediate family and is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Lorna (Simpson); children, Derald Lewis, Debert; Heather (Tony) Ward, Debert; Donald "Donnie" Lewis, Lac La Biche, Alberta; Mary Lindsay (Dana White), Hammonds Plains; grandchildren, Tyler Lewis, Ashley Lewis, Jennifer Lewis, Angela Ward (Dylan Ellis), Monica Ward (Drew Hennigar); sister-in-law, Eileen Lewis, Moncton, New Brunswick; several nieces and nephews; extended family, Helen Dunphy, Onslow.

Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his twin brother, Derald in infancy; brothers, Austin Lewis, Addison Lewis; sisters, Jean (Alex) Bedford, Ruth (Bernard) MacBurnie, Iva Lewis in childhood; sister-in-law, Marjorie Lewis; extended family, Wayne Dunphy.

Special thanks are extended to VON Homecare, especially Bev and Frankie, whose help allowed us to keep Harold at home for as long as possible. As well, we are grateful for the exceptional care provided by the nurses and doctors at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro, and The Mira Long Term Care Centre, Truro, for taking such great care of Harold and his family and making us all feel at home. To the staff members that were working on Friday night, thank you for going above and beyond.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where Harold's family will receive friends from 12:30 - 1:45 p.m., Sunday, September 4, 2022, followed by the funeral service at 2 p.m, Sunday, September 4, 2022, Pastor Ken Fillmore officiating. 

Interment will be held at a later date in Folly Village Cemetery, Glenholme. If so desired, donations in Harold’s memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation or Parkinson Society are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Harold’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com

Harold Carleton Lewis