Ronald St. Clair Awalt

13 May , 193311 April , 2019

Son of the late Ogle William Awalt and Mary Alice (Ettinger) Awalt. Dad passed away after a lengthy illness surrounded by his family early Thursday morning at the QEII Hospital. Dad was born in Boutiliers Point and moved to Timberlea as a young boy and continued to live in his childhood home until his time of passing. Dad is survived by our mother, his wife of 65 years, Joan (Doubleday) Awalt; daughters, Linda Woodbury, Sandra MacDonald (Sonny); son, Harry(Colleen); sister, Bonnie (Ottawa, Ontario). Also missing him will be his ten grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Dad was predeceased by his son, our brother, Ronald Robert (big Robert)and Roberts wife, Karen and Linda’s husband, his son in-law, Douglas Woodbury. Dad was the last surviving male in his family as he was predeceased by his brothers, Warren, Burchell and Gary; his sisters, Olga and Jeanne. Ronald was a jack of all trades over the years as a Plumber/Electrician, milkman, train track repair, concrete maker, dump truck driver snow plow operator and freight handler. In his younger years, Dad enjoyed going camping, hunting and fishing with his two brothers-in-law, Edward Warnell and Kenny Custance. They we’re classed as the three Amigos who dad will now be joining. He also enjoyed many road trips with his wife and sister in-law, Helen Awalt. A lot of those trips included Edward and his wife, Barbara Warnell. Many weekends were spent at Edward and Barbara’s house with family and friends and in later years Barbara and Edwards cottage (lakelot). In later years, dad loved spending time at his and moms cottage in Mahone Bay. Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 11:00 am at J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Reception following service. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, 17 April , 2019

Ronald St. Clair Awalt

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Wendy Warnell

17 April 2019

It is so very hard to say goodbye ...But by now you are up there with Dad and Uncle Kenny , I am sure they are showing you the ropes......You were such a big amazing part of our lives ...The vacations ....the Lake ...So many memories are running thur my head right now ...One of my favorites was you and Dad trying to teach us to swim or drown ...we sure learned fast to swim of my favorite foods you used to made Corn fritters they were amazing will be missed and know that you were an amazing person and Uncle rest in peace


Albert & Sheila Doubleday

16 April 2019

Sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking about you all.

Sherry Armstrong

15 April 2019

RIP Uncle Ronnie. I will cherish the summers dad would bring us to visit you and Aunt Joan.
Love Sherry ( Awalt) Armstrong

Dianne Bragg

15 April 2019

Linda and family. On behalf of everyone in your Special Olympics family, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your dad. He will forever live in your hearts and memories. Take care of each other.

Robert Bray

15 April 2019

Linda, so very sorry to learn of the loss of your father. May thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very difficult time. Hope your memories of him will bring you comfort in the days ahead.

Robert Bray

christine Milsom

15 April 2019

My Deepest Sympathy goes out to you Linda and family...You Dad sounded like a wonderful family man....Keep your memories close to your heart and cherish them always.
Thinking of You
Chris Milsom

Larry & Vera Deal

15 April 2019

To our former neighbours sorry for your loss.

Larry & Vera Deal

June Gorman (White)

15 April 2019

Sorry to read of cousin Ronnys death in todays paper. I have many good memories growing up and spending time with the family. My sincere condolences to the family.

Marion Redden

14 April 2019

Ronnie was always there to help me with water pump work at camp after Jimmy died the last time he helped me he went down steep stairs to basement Joan and I were so worried how we were going to get him up but that did not cross his mind I needed help and this was Ronnie,s way you needed help he was going to do what he could to help you out . He will be greatly missed

Dawn Custance

13 April 2019

Growing up. . uncle ronnie and aunt joan took me every weekend.. They were my second parents and my safe place.. Life will never be the same without uncle ronnie but he has great company upstairs! I love you!