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George Ellery Bigelow

Male 1920 - 2009  (89 years)


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  • Name George Ellery Bigelow 
    Born 1920  Springhill, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Feb 2009  Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Obituary 8 Feb 2009  Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Amherst Daily News 

    • Obituary


      George E. Bigelow
      1920-2009
      The death of George E. Bigelow, age 88, of Amherst, occurred at the Gables Nursing Home on Friday, Feb. 6, 2009.

      Born in Springhill. he was a son of the late Charles and Carrie (Corkum) Bigelow.

      A carpenter by trade, he was self employed for a number of years in the Amherst area building many homes. He eventually became an Industrial Arts Teacher at the Atlantic Provinces Resource Center for the Hearing Handicapped. A devoted husband, he dedicated his life to looking after Grace during their 55 years of marriage.

      George will be sadly missed by his sisters, Hazel (Frank) Calder and Inez Smith; and by a brother, Ralph (Mary) Bigelow; and by his many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife the former Grace (Siddall) in 1997, and by brothers, Kenneth and Gordon.

      George's remains have been cremated under the care of the Furlong Jones Funeral Home, Amherst (667-8777) from where a memorial service will be held on Monday, February 9, 2009 at 2 pm. Friends and family are invited to a time of visitation from 1 pm until the time of the funeral. Donations to a charity of the donor's choice gratefully appreciated.
      www.furlongjones.ca
    Occupation a carpenter  [1
    Person ID I29935  Arthur - Research
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2009 

    Family Grace Almira Siddall,   b. 14 Aug 1922,   d. 31 Jan 1997, Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 2 Aug 1943  Southampton, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Family ID F10075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Feb 2009 - Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Amherst Daily News - 8 Feb 2009 - Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S695] Obituaries: General, George Bigelow.

    2. [S828] Info: Sheldon Furlong, Siddall Report sent 27 Jan 2000.

    3. [S1485] Info: Kathryn Jeffers, via nscumber posting, 8 Feb 2009.


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