Obituary of Roy Whynot
Roy Herbert Whynot 86, of Bridgewater, passed away peacefully on July 22, 2004 in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. He was the oldest son of the late George and Uderah Whynot. He was a member of St Pauls Lutheran Church, Bridgewater and an honorary member of the Bridgewater Fire Department. He was a life member of Branch 24 Royal Canadian Legion, Bridgewater and the West Nova Scotia Regiment; also a member of the WNSR Memory Association and of the Veterans club. He was the last remaining member of the Executive formed to construct the Bridgewater Memorial Arena that honored the veterans who made the supreme sacrifice during the Second World War. He served during the Second World War in England, Sicily, North Africa, Italy, France, Belgium and Germany. He was the caretaker of the Bridgewater Fire Station for ten years and a burner service technician for Irving Oil. He attended the Civil Defense Technical Training School Course # 21 (Rescue) at Ottawa. He served as Fire Inspector for the Town of Bridgewater and as gasoline and diesel oil Tax Inspector for the Province of N.S. He is survived by his son, Roy G. Whynot (Linda), Brantford, Ont.; daughters, Dianne Shea (Wm.), Framingham, Mass.; June Joudrey (Winston), New Germany; 3 grandchildren, Jacob Baker (Wanda); Nadine Tanner (Douglas) and Wm. Shea III; two great grandchildren, Emily and Sophia Baker. He was predeceased by his wife, Doris (Peeler); brothers, Harry and Edward Whynot and son-in-law, Grant Baker. He was fondly known by all as the “Candy Man” and his quick wit and bright smile will be missed by all. Visitation will be held Monday from 2 to 4pm and 7 to 9pm with a public Legion Tribute Service being held at 2pm, all in Sweeny’s Funeral Home, Bridgewater. Cremation will follow. A memorial service will be held 11am Tuesday in St Pauls Lutheran Church, Bridgewater, Rev Beth Wagschal officiating. Internment will follow in the Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. Memorial donations may be made to the Hillside Pines, Home for Special Care, Bridgewater or a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at www.sweenysfuneralhome.com.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Roy
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Sweeny's Funeral Home Ltd.