Dennis Rowlings Fraser
1937 - 2024
Dennis Rowlings Fraser
Visitation Information
Saturday, January 27, 2024
Visitation Time
6-8 PM
Visitation Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Service Information
Service Date
Sunday, January 28, 2024
Service Time
1:00 PM
Service Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Burial Information
Burial Date
Spring 2024
Burial Location
Harmony Cemetery, Harmony, Colchester County
Requested Charity
McCulloch United Church or Charity of Choice
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Dennis Rowlings Fraser – 86, Truro, passed away peacefully, while holding hands with his best friend and beloved wife, Mary, on Tuesday afternoon, January 23, 2024, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Caribou Gold Mines, Halifax County, he was a son of the late Esson and Reta (Redden) Fraser.

Dennis worked at Bartlett’s Plastics for many years and also kept busy doing many other jobs, including automobile mechanic and carpentry. He was a member of McCulloch United Church, Harmony, was active with the Men’s Club and volunteered his time for many church fundraisers, often being the cook (or the taster…) for the barbecue. He enjoyed walking and reading Western books.

Dennis is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Mary (Shaw); siblings, Garnet Fraser, Truro; Janet (Al) Currie, Harmony; several nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his siblings, Joan (George) Hinton, Frances (William) Booth, Phyllis (John) Stewart; sister-in-law, Judy Fraser.

Special thanks are extended to family doctor, Dr. Wanda Brown, VON, Palliative Care Team at Colchester East Hants Health Centre and our family and friends for your care, love and support.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where Dennis’ family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, January 27, 2024, and funeral service 1 p.m., Sunday, January 28, 2024, Reverend Wendy Kean officiating. Reception will follow. Spring interment in Harmony Cemetery. If so desired, donations in Dennis’ memory to McCulloch United Church or charity of choice are welcomed. Tributes, words of comfort and memories of Dennis may be shared at:

Dennis Rowlings Fraser