Earl Walter Morrisey – 88, Hilden, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 8, 2022, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Brentwood, Colchester County, he was a son of the late Charles and Frances (Boomer) Morrisey.
Not one to sit idle, Earl loved to work. In the 1950s and 1960s, he drove a pop truck. He then went to work at Andy’s Tires and Moffatt’s Moving and Storage as a tire technician, and then worked as a delivery driver with Brookfield Lumber from where he retired. He did enjoy times spent at the cottage in Brule Shore.
Earl is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Shirley (MacCallum); children, Debbie Morrisey-Young (Harry Young), Timberlea; Tony Morrisey (Fiancée, Michelle Graham), Delta, British Columbia; Sandra (Doug) Benvie, Hilden; Dana Morrisey (Natalie Kravis-Morrisey), Hilden; grandchildren, Tyler Benvie (Holley Clements), Mathew Benvie, Mitchell Benvie, Chantelle Morrisey-Leroux (André Leroux), Joelle Kravis-Morrisey, Rownin Kravis-Morrisey; great grandchildren, Peyton Benvie, Kennedy Benvie, Madden Benvie, Quinn Benvie; sister, Elsie Cassell, Fergus, Ontario; brothers, Cecil "Chris" (Verna) Morrisey, Fredericton, New Brunswick; Billy (Verna) Morrisey, Drummond, New Brunswick; sister-in-law, Irene Morrisey, Riverview, New Brunswick.
Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Vincent (Olive) Morrisey, Bruce Morrisey.
If so desired, donations in Earl’s memory to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia 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 Earl’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com