Obituary of Asbury Height
Asbury Sabin Height 92, of Dayspring, passed away August 31, 2004 in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born August 5, 1912 in South Range, Digby County, he was the son of the late Frank and Cora Height. He came to Dayspring in 1930 after marrying Doris in Wolfville. He worked at Bolivar Sawmill, Leary’s Shipyard and also with the CN Railway before joining Acadia Construction, where he was employed until his retirement in 1972 at which time he was Superintendent. He belonged to the I.O.O.F. Lodge in Upper LaHave. He curled for many years in Bridgewater. He is survived by his son Ralph (Dorothy) Height, Dartmouth; daughters Agnes (Philip) Crouse, Dayspring; Carolyn (Oliver Jr.) Levy, Lunenburg; Dawn (Frank) Zwicker, Dayspring; 12 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 8 great-great grandchildren; a brother Carl (Jessie) Height, sisters, Ida Murphy and Hazel (Lawrence) Savory, all of Ontario. He was predeceased by his first wife of 64 years Doris Rhodenizer, and second wife Mary Carver Judge; brothers Austin, Fulton; a sister Rena; half brother Hugh; half sister Lila. Visitation will be held Thursday from 7 to 9pm in Sweeny’s Funeral Home, Bridgewater and from where funeral service will be held 1:30pm Friday, Rev. Pat Gow officiating. Interment will follow in Dayspring Cemetery. Immediate family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Dayspring Cemetery or to the charity of choice. On-line condolences may be made at www.sweenysfuneralhome.com
A Memorial Tree was planted for Asbury
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Sweeny's Funeral Home Ltd.