Streatch, Howard David – Age 84 of Meaghers Grant. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Howard David Streatch on January 21, 2019. Born in Meaghers Grant, he was a son of the late Stanley and Marjorie Streatch.
Howard and Rose fostered more than 50 children. He drove a sod truck for MVQS for more than 25 years. Howard enjoyed gardening and woodworking.
Left to mourn are his daughters, Cathy (Garth), Sheila (Garland Sr.); grandchildren, Natasha (Kyle), Draper (Marie), Garland Jr.; great-grandchildren, Colten, Titan and Dyson; brothers, George (Zelda), Sandy (Anne); sisters, Kay (Bud), Jeannie (Lewis); many nieces and nephews; and dear-to-his-heart foster child, Josh Graham. He was predeceased by his wife, Rose; brothers, Ray and Jack.
Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be Saturday, February 2 at 2 p.m. in St. James United Church, Meaghers Grant, Rev. Dr. Linda Yates officiating, followed by a reception in Meaghers Grant Community Hall. Burial will be at a later date in Meaghers Grant Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to SPCA, Hope for Wildlife, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice.
Special thanks to the doctors and nurses of Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Very special thanks to Bud and Sandra Flemming, and Sheila MacKenzie for all their help and always being there when needed.
Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.
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