Donald Rodney Lake
– 69, of Truro passed away on November 15, 2022 at the
Colchester East Hants Health Centre. Born in Truro, he was a son of
Edward and Evelyn (Brunt) Lake.
Donnie is survived by
his son, Donald (Cindy) of Belmont; brother, Robert (Cathy) of Bible
Hill; sister, Valerie (Dave) of Truro; sister-in-law, Debbie of
Ontario; grandchildren, Zachary, Ethan, Austin and Sarah; several
nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by
his brother, Gerry and girlfriend, Anne Traverse. After
Anne’s passing, her children, Sarah, Kathleen and Robert
Traverse still remained an important part of his life.
In his earlier years,
Donnie worked in the woods. He dedicated much time to the
care of his mother in her later years followed by the care of Anne
until her passing. Living a simple life, he enjoyed spending time with
request there will be no service. A private burial will be
held at a later date in Bible Hill Cemetery. Is so desired, donations
to Diabetes Canada 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
Donnie’s obituary online and selecting "Send A
Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com