Nelson Dunn September 18,1919 -Sept 22,2016

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September18,1919-Sept22,2016

 

 

 

 

NelsonGarfieldThompsonDunnpassedatCarlyleonSeptember22,2016attheageof97. Nelsis survivedbyhischildren,Larry(Donna),Bev(Debra),Rilla,Wayne(Laura),Brian{Cheryl). Grandchildren;Kirk(Nathalie),Blake,Renae{Kelly),Perry{Carole-Lyne),Shawn,Clint,Joshand Danielleand11greatgrandchildren.

 

Nelswaspredeceasedby  Florence,hislovingwifeof60yearsin2008andhissonRossin1968. Hewasthelastsurvivingmemberofhisfamily,havinglosthisBrotherGordonDunn,andSisters EvelynCalcutt,MargeHawesandEdna Calcuttinpreviousyears.

 

Nelsservedhiscountry asa WorldWar2 Veteranandwasoverseasforfiveyearsseeingaction inHolland,FranceandGermany.  Duringthistimehedrovetruck  toprovidesuppliestothe frontline.Uponcominghomehesettledintotruckingandraisinghisfamily  withhiswife Florence.   TheFamilybusiness,DunnTransport,broughthimfrom  Wolseley  toCarlylein1954 andovertheyearshebecameveryinvolvedinallaspectsofthecommunity.   Nelsservedon TownCouncilfor20yearsandformanyyearswasactivelyinvolvedwiththeUnited Church, Legion,MemorialHall,HousingAuthority,RinkboardsandBuildingcommittees.Nelswasvery proud  tohavethefamilybusinessflourishandcontinuetoberunbyhissonsandgrandsons.

 

Nelsgavewithhandand  hearttofamily,church,andcommunity.Hewaswellrespectedand loved.

 

AcelebrationofNelslifewasheldonOctober15,2016attheCarlyleUnitedChurchwithRev. SungShimofficiating.ASpecialthank-youtotheMooseMountainLodgeforthecarethey providedtoNelsduringhistimethere. Donations  inMemoryofNelsmaybedirectedtothe CarlyleUnitedChurch,RoyalCanadianLegion#248,ortotheTownofCarylec/o  Friendsofthe MooseMountainLodge.FuneralarrangementsinCareoftheOrstedFuneralHome,Carlyle.

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