Joseph Robert "Bob" Brenton
1947 - 2022
Joseph Robert "Bob" Brenton
Visitation Information
June 4, 2022
Visitation Time
2-4 PM
Visitation Location
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, 42 Brunswick Street, Truro
Requested Charity
Heart and Stroke Foundation or Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Truro
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Joseph Robert "Bob" Brenton – 74, Truro, passed away suddenly, due to heart failure, on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at home. Born in Middle Stewiacke, he was a son of the late Keith and Audrey (Carter) Brenton.

Bob was a respected carpenter by trade and member of the Carpenter’s Union. He enjoyed many years as an Associate Member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Truro, and received numerous awards and certificates for volunteering. He was active in cribbage, darts and 45s, and alongside his wife, Connie, competed in tournaments across the Maritimes. In his younger years, he played baseball, curled and played and coached hockey.

As a father and grandfather, he was so proud of his daughters, Gloria "Jeannie" Brenton (Rod Preston), Sarah (Ryan) Doucet and grandchildren, SoBe, Isla, Carter. Bob is also survived by his wife, Connie; brothers, Bill, Lee (Shirley) Brenton; sister, Gwen Baker; Connie’s sons, John (Polly) Rice, Robbie (DK) Rice, Jason (Tammy) Rice; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Malcolm.

A celebration of Bob’s life will be held from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, June 4, 2022, at Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Truro. If so desired, donations in Bob’s memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation or Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Truro, are welcomed.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Bob’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Joseph Robert "Bob" Brenton