Karl Morris Isenor

July 12, 1940October 13, 2020

Of Dutch Settlement, passed away on October 13, 2020 at the age of 80 in the CEHHC, Truro.

Karl is survived by his loving wife of 60 years Marjorie (Ruggles) Isenor; his daughter Darlene (Wally) Ashley, and his son Dwayne (Joe Plante) Isenor. He also leaves behind his grandchildren Amy (Andre) Boutilier, Bradley (Mellisa) Ashley (Calgary, AB); and Great-Granddaughter Adelaide Boutilier.

Karl was predeceased by his Grandson Noah Simon Karl in December 2019; his parents Alexander and Pearl (Phalen) Isenor, and In-Laws Charles and Ida Ruggles. He now joins his Sister Frances Isenor, and in-laws Foster Hines, Narda Isenor, and Ronald Ruggles.

Karl is survived by his siblings: Leroy (Audrey), Kay (Lester) Parker, Colin (Susan), Bruce (Mildred), Heather (Bill) Smith, Mark (Barb), Garth; and his in-laws: Donnie (Sharon) Ruggles, Jeannie Hines (Ron Lowe), Betty (John) Gladwin, and Marion Ruggles.

Karl ran a Service Station in Dutch Settlement for over 30 years and retired from the Department of Transportation in Miller Lake. He was a founding member of the Dutch Settlement Volunteer Fire Department, and Chartered Member and King Lion of the Milford and District Lions Club. Karl had many hobbies and past times that he enjoyed over the years including Hunting, Fishing, Camping, doing puzzles, gathering maple syrup, spending time at Shaw’s Lake, and Dancing with his wife at the Senior’s Club in Truro. His greatest passion was his family and being a great husband, dad, grandfather and great-grandfather.

We thank the many Doctors, Nurses, and EHS Attendants who have helped with Karl’s care over the past years while he struggled with Vascular Dementia, and especially Dr. Ian McNeil of the Elmsdale Medical Centre. We invite Family and friends to celebrate his life during a visitation from 1-3pm on Friday, October 16th in Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.


  • Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia


  • Visitation

    Friday, October 16, 2020


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Darlene Weagle

October 18, 2020

So sorry to hear of Karl's passing, deepest sympathies to all.
Allan and Darlene Weagle

Ruth McNutt

October 18, 2020

Sending along my sincerest condolences. Ruth McNutt

Dolores Mitchell

October 18, 2020

I would like to offer my condolences to you and your family Dwayne.

Dolores Mitchell

Steve Miller

October 17, 2020

Marjorie and family,
Our thoughts are with you all at this most difficult time. We have many fond memories of time spent with Karl and Marjorie at Shaws Lake parties or lake work activities. Please accept our most sincere condolences.

Steve and Karen

Jamie Cantfell

October 17, 2020

Thoughts and prayers to all Karl's family.

Jamie & Jake Cantfell

John and Barb Shields

October 17, 2020

We are sorry to hear of karls passing,.our condolences to the family at this difficult time.

Leila Killen

October 17, 2020

Sincere Condolence to you Marjorie and Family cherish the many memories you have made over the years ,so sorry for your loss Ron & Leila Killen

Margi Cameron

October 16, 2020

Sincerest sympathy to Margie and family. Stay strong.

Roy Langille

October 16, 2020

I was saddened to hear of Karl’s passing. I remember all the good times we had at the lake and the Tuesday night dances. My sincerest condolences to Marjorie and family.

Ron and Lena Cameron

October 16, 2020

Marjorie and family, sorry to hear of your loss. We will miss his laugh and humour. Lots of good memories.


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