Alfred Richard Hartlen
1931 - 2022
Alfred Richard Hartlen
Visitation Information
April 25, 2022
Visitation Time
6-8 pm
Visitation Location
Mattatall-Varner Funeral Home
Service Information
Service Date
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Service Time
11 am
Service Location
Mattatall-Varner Funeral Home Chapel
Burial Information
Burial Date
April 26, 2022
Burial Location
Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville
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Hartlen, Alfred Richard - 91, of Truro passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre with his family by his side. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Arthur and Frances (Hobin) Hartlen.

Alfred enjoyed stock cars in his younger days and loved to travel. He had a long career with CN Rail. He was a devoted fan of the Blue Jays and spent many hours woodworking.

Alfred is survived by his sons, Arthur (Betty) Hartlen; Dwayne (Debbie) Hartlen; step-daughters, Wanda (Brian) Scott; Cathy (Glenn) Coates; sister, Noreen Sinyerd; sister-in-law, Carol Hartlen; grandchildren, Scott (Jen); Glenn (Carrie); Darcy (Amy); step-granddaughter, Chelsey; great grandchildren, Jaden; Landen; Nicholas; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Helen Hartlen; second wife, Jean (Doyle) Hartlen; sisters, Dorothy (Richard) Sawler; Marie (Art) Slaunwhite; brother, Charles Hartlen; brother-in-law, Vince Sinyerd.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall-Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro where the family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Monday, April 25, 2022 and from where a funeral service will be held 11 am Tuesday, April 26, 2022, Reverend Michael Fredericks officiating. Live webcast of the funeral service will be available at 10:55 am, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, and will remain on this website for some time. Private family burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Liver Foundation – Atlantic Canada Chapter are welcomed.  Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Alfred’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Alfred Richard Hartlen