W. Samuel Turple
1938 - 2024
W. Samuel Turple
Requested Charity
Canadian Cancer Society
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Turple, W. Samuel – 85, Truro, formerly of Admiral Rock, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Admiral Rock, he was a son of the late Elsie Turple and was raised by his maternal grandparents, Bertha and Cleve Turple.

Samuel worked at Sack’s Excavating until he retired at the age of 60. He enjoyed his hobby farm, working in the woods and gardening.

Samuel is survived by his children, Wayne Turple (Colleen Conrad-Horne), Beaver Brook; Karen (Robie) Ettinger, Shubenacadie; Kathy (Jim) Siggers, Shubenacadie; Darrel Turple, Truro; 14 step-children; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Besides his mother, he was predeceased by his first wife, Florence Catherine (MacDougall); second wife, Marion Irene (Ritchie); maternal grandparents, Bertha and Cleve Turple; several siblings.

Samuel’s family would like extend a special thank you to the nurses and doctors of Colchester East Hants Health Centre for their compassionate care.

At his request, there will be no funeral service. If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society are welcomed. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Tributes, words of comfort and memories may be shared at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com

W. Samuel Turple