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Jarvis D. Thompson


Able Seaman V26074, RCNVR


Born: 04 Jul 1919, Halifax, Nova Scotia


Died: 12 Feb 1994, Halifax, Nova Scotia


THOMPSON, Jarvis Deville - 74, Lakeside, Halifax County, died February 12, 1994, in Victoria General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late William and Annie May (Perry) Thompson. He served overseas during the Second World War; was a member of St. Luke's Anglican Church and a church warden for several years and member of St. John No. 2 Masonic Order. He worked for 36 years at the Ministry of Transport (Coast Guard) and at time on his retirement, was chief engineer in the boiler room. He is survived by his wife, the former Ruth Bell; daughter, Sherry Robinson, Hatchet Lake; two sons, Bill, Halifax; Larry, at home; brother, James, Halifax; half-sister, Margaret Forbes, Kingston, Ont.; three grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a half-sister, Ruby; four brothers, Ronald, Billy, Cecil, Arthur. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Luke's Anglican Church, Lakeside, Rev. Ronald Walker officiating. The ashes will be transferred to J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Lakeside, where a Masonic service will be 3 p.m. Thursday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Arthritis Society of Nova Scotia or St. Luke's Building Fund. (Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Monday, 14 Feb 1994)


Jarvis is buried in the St. George's Anglican Cemetery, Head of St. Margaret's Bay, NS.


AB Thompson's headstone in the St. George's Anglican Cemetery, Head of St Margaret's Bay, NS

Photographer / Courtesy of George Newbury



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