Malcolm Elliott "Uncle Mac" Coldwell; Spicer related
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S/o Arthur Whitman Coldwell and Augusta May Bishop.
Gs/o Obed B. Coldwell and Annie Lovina (Chute) Coldwell Sutherland.
Ggs/o David Prior Chute Sr. and Alice Spicer.
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Malcolm Elliott "Uncle Mac" Coldwell
Halifax Herald 12/20/2006
COLDWELL, Malcolm Elliott "Uncle Mac" - 87, Lower Wolfville, passed away
Monday, December 18, 2006, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born on
June 21, 1919, in Wolfville Ridge, he was a son of the late Arthur and
Agusta (Bishop) Coldwell. He was an army veteran of the Second World War,
having served overseas as a gun instructor and sniper. Prior to and
following the war he had been employed as a carpenter for M.L. Wallace
Contracting and later Acadia University, from where he retired. Mac was a
kind and giving person, who put everyone before himself. He loved hunting,
fishing and hockey. He reached out to people near and far with his passion
of giving away over 600 of his homemade wheelbarrows. He will be greatly
missed by all who knew him. He is survived by daughter, Joy Rogers, Lower
Wolfville; son, Blaine (Maxine), Grand PrT; four grandchildren; five
great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was the last surviving
member of his immediate family. He was predeceased by his wife, the former
Eva Durling; sisters, Bessie Moore, Greta Ritchie and Hilda "Pinky" Wright;
brothers, Fred, Arthur and Medford. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m.
with a Royal Canadian Legion Service to be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, December
21, in White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service,
followed by a reception, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 22, Rev.
Gary Manthorne officiating. Burial will take place in Willowbank Cemetery,
Wolfville. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes
Association, Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of your choice. Funeral
arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.