Creighton Russell

Creighton Cecil Russell

Tuesday, March 14th, 1933 - Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
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Russell, Creighton – age 87, Shubenacadie, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. He was born in West Lawrencetown, Halifax Co., to the late Cecil and Gladys (Conrad) Russell. Creighton is survived by his wife of 60 years, Elizabeth (Geddes); daughters, Lisa (Darren) MacPhee and Kate (Murray) Coupar; granddaughters, Keltie, Hana (Darcy) and Rachel (Jacob); brother, Stirling (Yvonne) and close cousins, Helen and Brian. He started working at a young age in the construction industry and moved to Milford to work at National Gypsum where he met Elizabeth. They settled there for a number of years before moving to Shubenacadie. His work at Oak Island as a crane operator in the early 1960’s made for some interesting stories. Creighton worked for a number of years with Atlantic Cat, retiring as General Manager of Engine Sales in 1990. Papa loved being with family and was especially proud of his granddaughters. He was a special uncle and Bub to many nieces and nephews over the years. Thank you to Dr. Sheehy, the VON, Dr. Llewellyn, Dr. Locke and 2E staff at CEHHC for their wonderful care. Should anyone wish, the family would appreciate a donation to a local food bank. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting
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Ken and Cheryl Boutilier

Posted at 10:43am
To Kate, mom and sister and families: thinking of you all since hearing of the loss of your dad and husband...sincere condolences to all. Ken, Cheryl and families.

John Andrews

Posted at 08:00am
Passing of Creighton Russell Elizabeth Russell & Family So sorry to see that Creighton passed away. This is a difficult time, with physical distancing and other recent events. May the peace of the Lord be with you and your family. With our deepest sympathies. John & Angele Andrews

Ray & Sandra MacKinnon

Posted at 03:07pm
Elizabeth and family:
We send our sincere condolences to you all on the passing of your loved one. Such a sad time for all. We're sure you all have lots of precious memories that will help to lessen the sadness in time. God bless.

Posted at 09:15am
Elizabeth and families.
Sending my heartfelt condolences to you at this difficult time. May your memories bring you comfort.
Wanda Dillman

Diane Barbrick

Posted at 11:41am
Lisa and Family
So sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Diane (Barbrick) and Dan MacDonald

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