Ross Barr


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Ettinger Funeral Home
2812 Highway 2
Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, Canada

Funeral Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 am
Friday, November 16, 2018
Ettinger Funeral Home Chapel
2812 Highway 2
Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, Canada

Obituary of Ross C. Barr

BARR, Ross C. - age 88 of Shubenacadie passed peacefully at home on November 13, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Shubenacadie he was a son of the late John and Adelaide (Williams) Barr.

Ross was a well respected farmer in the community. He had many interests which included a variety of sports and playing cards, especially crib. He enjoyed playing baseball in his younger years and was a staunch NY Yankees fan. He also followed NHL hockey and shared many trips with friends and family to attend games throughout his life. Ross took pleasure in working on his woodlot. He was a proud member of the Shubenacadie Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 111.

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Ross will be sadly missed by his wife, Marion; step daughter, Kathy (Albert) Lively; stepson, Michael (Heather) Geddes; 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; special niece Frances (Earle) Toole and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by sisters, Florence, Isabel, Louise, Bessie, Norma; brothers, Harold, Willis, Lowell and Stewart.

Visitation will be held 7-9pm Thursday, November 15 in Ettinger Funeral Home, 2812 Highway 2, Shubenacadie from where a funeral service will take place at 2pm Friday, November 16, Rev. Canon David Fletcher officiating. Interment will be in Brookside Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Molly Appeal for Cancer Research or a charity of choice.

Special thanks to the VON and Colchester East Hants Palliative Care Unit, Anne Cosma and Barbara Pearl.

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