Vivian Lila McNutt
1923 - 2023
Vivian Lila McNutt
Visitation Information
January 17, 2023
Visitation Time
6-8 PM
Visitation Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Service Information
Service Date
Wednesday January 18, 2023
Service Time
2:00 PM
Service Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Burial Information
Burial Date
Spring 2023
Burial Location
Crossroads Cemetery, 110 Salmon River Road, Valley
Requested Charity
Colchester SPCA or Colchester Food Bank
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Vivian Lila McNutt – 99, Greenfield, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 13, 2023 at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Framingham, Massachusetts, USA, she was a daughter of the late Roland Wright, Sr. and Helen (Roode) (Wright) Totten, and stepdaughter of the late Anna Wright.

Vivian was a member of the former Calvary Pentecostal Church. She worked at Stanfield’s as a seamstress and then became the Owner/Operator of the canteen at Maritime Cattle Market. She loved old time dancing, especially polka and waltz, but her greatest love was all of her family. She was the matriarch of our family and we will miss her dearly.

Vivian is survived by her children, Joan Forbes, Salmon River; Gary McNutt, Salmon River; William (Joan) McNutt, Salmon River; Albert McNutt (Peter Wenk), Truro; Valerie McNutt (Micah Beaumont), Bridgewater; Kevin (Carla) McNutt, Murray Siding; Tanya (Lee) Page, Brookfield; siblings, Edward (Evelin) Wright, Tacoma, Washington; Gail (Harold) Goodwin, Punta Gorda, Florida; Richard (Margaret) Wright, Pembroke, Massachusetts; Elizabeth (John) McCarney, Franklin, Massachusetts; Edith (Arthur) McDaniel, Punta Gorda, Florida; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews; sister, Blanche MacKenzie, Greenfield; sister-in-law, Alice Wright, Medicine Hat, Alberta.

Along with her parents and step-mother, she was predeceased by her husband, Leo Logan McNutt; daughter, Bonnie McEwen; son, Murray McNutt; son-in-law, Leroy McCready; granddaughter, Michelle McNutt-Pearce; grandson, Michael McNutt in infancy; siblings, Donald Wright, Frances (Doris) Wright, Rose (Armando) Camberos, Roland (Anne) Wright, Jr., Arnold Wright, Michael Wright; brother-in-law, Harold MacKenzie.

Special thanks are extended to family doctor, Dr. Nina Makkar, Dr. David Henderson and Palliative Care Team at Colchester East Hants Health Centre and special friend, Lewis O’Connell who visited and prayed with Mom weekly.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where Vivian’s family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, January 17, 2023, and funeral service 2 p.m., Wednesday, January 18, 2023. Reception will follow. Spring interment in Crossroads Cemetery, 110 Salmon River Road, Valley. If so desired, donations in Vivian’s memory to Colchester SPCA or Colchester Food Bank are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Vivian’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Vivian Lila McNutt