Peter Aubrey Nelson – 72, Truro, formerly of
Central Onslow. It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of
Peter Aubrey Nelson on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at home, surrounded
by his family. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Hilton and
Moira (Chadwick) Nelson.
Peter attended NSCAD and Dalhousie Universities and was
passionate about his career as a planner for the Province of Nova
Scotia, various capacities in Calgary and Alberta and lastly as
Director of Planning for the Town of Truro.
Peter will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Bernice; son,
Daniel (Su Jin), Calgary; daughters, Meghan (Jason), Halifax; Holly
(Tim, and son, Anthony), Truro; loving grandchildren, Aidan, Luna,
Keegan, Quinn; sister, Jennifer (Harold), Miramichi, New Brunswick,
and her children, David, Moira, Jason, Charlene; sister-in-law, Anne
(Tom), Calgary, and her children, Sean, Stephen (Kristina), Michael
(Sana); sister-in-law, Betty, Fenwick, and her children, Ryan (Sandra)
and John (Trena). Aside from his parents, he was predeceased by his
brother and friend, Jim; beloved grandparents, Aubrey and Violet
Nelson and Ernest and Bessie Chadwick.
Peter’s family would like to thank the staff of the
ER at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Dr. Robin Grant in
particular, and our family doctor, Dr. M. Masoumi and the VON for
their outstanding care and compassion.
As per Peter’s wishes, cremation has taken place
and a private family interment will be held at a later date. If so
desired, donations in Peter’s memory to a charity of choice
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 Peter’s
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