Clifford Edward "Eddie" Carr, 78, of Westville Road, passed away peacefully March 14, 2022 at the Iveys Terrace Nursing Home, Trenton.
Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late Clifford and Grace (MacCallum) Carr.
Ed grew up in Stellarton. Following graduation, he worked for The Bank of Nova Scotia, and later for Canso Chemicals, Abercrombie, from where he retired.
Ed was a member and retired Elder of the First Presbyterian Church, Stellarton. He served on the Board of Managers and was a member of the Choir and Mens Club. Ed had been a member of Keith Lodge, Stellarton for over 55 years and was a Past Master. Ed was also a former member of Pictou County Ostomy Group and the Stellarton Male Chorus.
He had a quick wit and he always looked on the bright side of life. He especially loved family barbeques and Christmas dinners. He loved planting a garden and he was a great baseball fan, always rooting for the Jays.
Ed is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Linda (Wadden); daughters Janet and Paula; grandchildren Jamie, Ryan, Evan, Katie, Dylan and Kalan; great grandchildren Scarlett and Henry; sister Vena (Dave) Bowdridge and Brenda Carr; and niece and nephews.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by a son Edward and grandson Jonathan.
The family would like to extend sincere thanks to the Doctors and Nurses in Emergency and 4th floor Aberdeen Hospital for their excellent care. Thanks to Dr. Sree, Dr. Straub and Dr. Hack. Special thanks to Dr. Elliott and the nurses and staff of Ivey’s Terrace Nursing Home for the great care Ed received. The staff and residents, you all became his great friends, your kindness and caring will remain with us.
Visitations will be held Friday, March 18 from 12-2 p.m. at Eagles Funeral Home, Westville. A private funeral service will be held at a later time. Donations in his memory may be made to Special Olympics Pictou County.
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