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 Walter Archibald MacCormack

Walter Archibald MacCormack

Birth
Pictou, Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 15 Feb 2000 (aged 79)
New Glasgow, Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Burial Pictou, Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Memorial ID 131658605 · View Source
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OBIT # 1154 – HALIFAX HERALD – 16 FEB. 2000
MacCormack, Walter Archibald - 79, High St., Pictou, died February 15, 2000, in the Aberdeen
Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Pictou, March 8, 1920, he was a son of the late Roy and Ruth
MacCormack, Pictou. In his earlier years, he was stevedore, then joined the Pictou Highlanders in
1939. Served overseas with the West Nova Scotia Regiment as a Sergeant in Italy, Holland,
France and Germany. He then came home with the regiment. After the war he worked with Fraser
Brace Const. Co. in Ontario for a number of years. He returned to Nova Scotia to work for
Cameron Construction. He took an active part in the community coaching little league baseball,
served as a Steward and an elder in Pictou United Church. He was a life member of Royal
Canadian Legion Branch 16, Pictou, where he was awarded the Memoritous service award, 50
year service medal and 60 year Jubilee Medal. While in the service he was awarded 1939-45 Star,
Italian Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, Volunteer Defence Medal and Bar 1939-
45 Medal and the Efficiency Medal. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth (Dunn) MacCormack;
sons, Patrick and Robert; daughter, Deborah Cruise, all of Pictou; four grandchildren; one great grandchild; sister, Sue (Mrs. James Marten), Ontario.
He was predeceased by his sister, Mary
Eaton. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m.today, in McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou. Funeral will be
held at 2 p.m. Thursday, in Pictou United Church, Rev. Mary Beth Moriarity officiating. Burial
will be Seaview Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations may made to a charity of
choice


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  • Created by: Jody MacKeil
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131658605
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Archibald MacCormack (8 Mar 1920–15 Feb 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131658605, citing Seaview Cemetery, Pictou, Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada ; Maintained by Jody MacKeil (contributor 47631621) .