Stewart, Arnold H. – The passing of Arnold H. Stewart, age 79, of Hilden and formerly of North River, occurred April 12, 2019, in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro.
Arnold was very proud of his grandchildren and marveled at their university achievements and ability with computers. Arnold had retired from the trucking industry with some of his last work being on the construction of the Cobequid Pass. Arnold always enjoyed driving and even into his late 70s, he could drive solo to Cape Breton to visit friends. During their retirement, he and Donna journeyed several times to the sunny beaches of Cuba where they enjoyed the local people and a break from the snow.
Arnold is remembered by his wife, Donna; daughter, Kimberly (husband Chris Franklin), North River; sons, Allan (wife Wendy), Brookvale, N.B.; and Andrew, Bible Hill; as well as his grandchildren, Emily and Brandon Franklin, both of Fredericton; sisters-in-law, Margaret Martin, Bible Hill; Alice (Frank) Adamson, Patsy (Winston) Stockley; brother-in-law, Allan (Jackie) Adamson, all of Ontario. He was predeceased by his parents, Angus and Sadie Stewart (of Skye Glen); brother, Peter; sister, Annie; brother-in-law, Frank Adamson.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Diabetes Canada.