It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my beloved husband Shawn E. Gilchrist.
Gilchrist, Shawn Eric, 50, Millbrook First Nation, passed away Thursday, April 19th, 2018 at home peacefully. He worked nearly 30 years at Intertape Polymer Group. He was originally from Hamilton, Ontario and then relocated to Truro, NS in his early teens. Shawn loved his music and played it often. He enjoyed fishing with his friends and his children. He couldn't get enough of the movie "Goon" and was working on converting the shed into his "Man Cave".
Shawn was survived by his loving wife, Terry Ann and his children Mitchell, Hannah and Dylan all of Truro, NS; siblings, Cindy Gilchrist, Rick Gilchrist (Kelly), Terry Gilchrist, Heather Gilchrist, Tim Gilchrist (Karen), all of Ontario; along with numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins in Nova Scotia and Ontario; Godchild Chelsey Meuse and his Best man and buddy, Sean Hayward.
Shawn is predeceased by his parents, Neil Gilchrist of Truro and Rebecca Gilchrist of Ontario.
Visitation will take place at his home at 11 Marshall Lane, Millbrook First Nation on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 3 p.m.
Funeral service will be Wednesday April 25, 2018 at 2 p.m. in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Millbrook, Father Dariusz Miskowicz will officiate. Burial will take place later in the Scared Heart Roman Catholic Church Cemetery. A meal and Salite will follow at the Millbrook Community Hall (building next to the church).
Arrangements have been entrusted to Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.ColchesterCommunity.com