Turpel, John Edward

Turpel, John Edward – Age 68, Shubenacadie, passed away October 28, 2015, in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Leslie and Ruby (Hannaford) Turpel. John had been a truck driver for most of his working life, and his love of the outdoors also lead his life to farming and fishing. He enjoyed working in the woods, and hunting with his friends.

Surviving are his wife of 47 years, the former Carol Keddy; children, John, Theresa (Paul) Scothorn; grandson, Luke Scothorn; sister, Noreen (Richard) MacIver; and many extended family members. He was predeceased by brother, Ken; sister, Lorraine Perrier.

Cremation has taken place. No visitation or funeral service by request. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Colchester East Hants Victorian Order of Nurses or Canadian Red Cross.

Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.

A special thank you to the VON for the wonderful support provided to John and the family.