Delia Joyce Herman
1945 - 2022
Delia Joyce Herman
Visitation Information
November 13, 2022
Visitation Time
1-2:30 PM
Visitation Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Burial Information
Burial Date
November 13, 2022
Burial Location
Eagle Hill Cemetery, Westchester Station
Requested Charity
Eagle Hill Cemetery or Charity of Choice
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Delia Joyce Herman – 77, Truro, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 31, 2022, at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, following a sudden illness. Born in Westchester, she was a daughter of the late Percy and Jean (Roblee) Rushton.

Delia and her late husband, Frederick, lived in many places whereas he served with Canadian Armed Forces. Wherever they were living, Delia found work as a hair stylist and enjoyed this career very much. Aside from where they were stationed, she and her husband loved to travel and visited many places all over the world.

She enjoyed skating, curling, shuffleboard and music, especially playing the accordion and piano. She loved to knit, especially baby sets, and family and friends will cherish the treasures that she made for them over the years.

Delia is survived by her sister, Sharon Broughton, Victoria, Cumberland County, with whom she shared a very special bond and loved to visit her and her dog, Murphy; sisters-in-law, Frances Herman, Florida; Jane (Don) Rushton-Myatt, Valley; nephew, Chris (Angie) Rushton, Wolfville; nieces, Heidi Rushton, Nashville; Stacey Chopskie, Lauren (Erick) Deady; several great nieces and great nephews.

Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Frederick Thomas Herman; brothers, Ross Rushton, Harry Rushton (10), Curry Rushton in infancy.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where Delia’s family will receive friends from 1 – 2:30 p.m., Sunday, November 13, 2022. Interment will follow in Eagle Hill Cemetery, Westchester Station. If so desired, donations in Delia’s memory to Eagle Hill Cemetery or charity of choice are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Delia’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Delia Joyce Herman