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 Cyril Kenneth Giffin

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Cyril Kenneth Giffin

Birth
Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 7 Dec 2008 (aged 87–88)
Nova Scotia, Canada
Burial Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Memorial ID 81537655 View Source
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Cyril Kenneth Giffin
Halifax Herald 12/8/2008

GIFFIN, Cyril Kenneth, 88, Halifax, Passed away peacefully Sunday, December 7, 2008, in Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Cleveland and Emma (Misener) Giffin. Cyril was a lifetime member of West End United Baptist Church and served on many boards and commitees including the deacons. At the time of his death, Cyril was a Deacon Emeritus. He served overseas during the Second World War and also as a peacekeeper in the Gaza Strip which was the highlight of his career as he had the opportunity to tour the Holy Land while there. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Surviving are sons, Wayne (Carol), Summerside; Larry (Pam), Dartmouth; daughter, Nancy (Tom) Perry, Summerside; sister, Gwen Gough, Halifax; grandchildren, Tara Lynn, Craig, Melissa, Todd, Jillian, Sarah, and great-grandchildren, Cameron, Matthew, Jordan and Camden. He was predeceased by his wife, Alice, and brother, Carl. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, December 9, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 10, in West End United Baptist Church, Halifax, Rev. Lee officiating. Burial in Fairview Lawn Cemetery.


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