Wayne L Sabean

8 October , 194424 December , 2018

Wayne Leslie Sabean - Age 74 of Digby passed away December 24, 2018 in Digby General Hospital.

Born in Digby, he was a son of the late Marjorie (Banks) and Thomas Sabean. Warrant Officer Wayne Sabean joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1964. He served on Peace Keeping Missions to Cyprus and Germany. Wayne was a member of Air Borne, Sky Hawks parachute team and Instructor at the Parachute Training School. Wayne was a lifetime member of Royal Canadian Legion and a past President of Digby Legion. Upon Wayne’s retirement from the forces, he returned to his home town of Digby where he was employed in the fishing industry.

He is survived by sister, Maxine (Dwight) Sabean Frankland, Bonne Bay Pond, NL; brother, Terry (Brenda) Sabean, Pennfield, NB; nieces, Catherine O’Rielly, Stephanie Frankland (Paul O’Keefe); nephews, Scott (Renay) Frankland, Craig (Vicki) Sabean; great-nieces, Abigail, Mikayla, Carmaleah, Emma, Jada, Alexis; great-nephews, Alexander, Nathan, Colin. Besides his parents, Wayne was predeceased by his wife, Carol (Raymond) Sabean.

Cremation to take place under the care of Jayne’s Funeral Home, Digby. There will be no visitation at Wayne’s request. Funeral service will be Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 2 pm from Digby Baptist Church with Rev. Jeff White and Rev. Donald Robertson officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Digby.

Special thanks to the medical staff at Yarmouth Regional and Digby General Hospital for their care and treatment of Wayne. Memorial donations can be made to Liver Foundation of Nova Scotia online- Mail- 287 Lacewood Dr, Unit 103-406, Halifax, NS B3M 3Y7 or to a charity of your choice. Family and friends can leave condolences at


  • Memorial Service Thursday, 17 January , 2019

Wayne L Sabean

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Roger Marshall

15 January 2019

We were sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. He was a good man and good friend. I always enjoyed his sense of humor. Wayne and Carol were wonderful neighbors to my mother, and will be missed in the community. Our sincere condolences to the family for your loss.
Roger And Sharon Marshall

John Taylor

2 January 2019

To my fellow comrade Wayne. Fond memories and treasured friendship from the good old days. RIP buddy . Master Warrant Officer John Taylot ((Retired). Our condolences to family from John & wife Lynn

L Sibbley

2 January 2019

Wayne (& Carol) were not only wonderful neighbors, they became family. We will treasure our fond memories. We love & will miss him greatly.
Love, Bruce, Lisa, Jesse, Adrienne & family

John & Lin Conway

1 January 2019

We are so sad to hear of Wayne's passing, he was a wonderful man and a great friend .Our deepest condolences to his family .

Della Boswell

30 December 2018

Our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Wayne. We will miss you Wayne.
Dick and Della Boswell