Allister Chipman Milner

March 30, 1920May 3, 2014
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Allister Chipman Milner of Brooklyn / Bear River

MILNER, Allister Chipman- Age 94, passed away at home, May 3rd, 2014. Born in Morganville, he was a son of the late, Jack and Lucy (Harris) Milner. Allister worked for Nova Scotia Power for 27 years. He was very active in his community of Bear River; a 45 year member of the Bear River Fire Dept. and Fire Chief for 19 years. He served 50 years with Digby Co. Exhibition, 4 years as president on Bear River Board of Trade, Municipal Councilor for 6 years, past member and president of Mount Hope Cemetery and was a member of the Bear River United Baptist Church for over 60 years. Allister is survived by daughters, Audrey ( Frank) Dennison, Karen (Warren) Wagner, both of Brooklyn, NS; son, David (Mary Anne), Sidney, BC; daughter in-law, Maryann Milner, Deep Brook, nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, brother in-law, Cyril (Mary) McCormick; sister in-law, Iva Milner also several nieces and nephews. Allister was pre-deceased by wife, Pauline; son, Brian; granddaughter, Jennifer; brothers, Charlie, Thomas and Gordon. Visitation 7-9pm, Wednesday May 7th from Jayne’s Funeral Home, 7 Birch St. Digby (245-2525). Funeral Service at 1pm, Thursday May 8th from Bear River United Baptist Church. Rev. Steven Hopper, Rev. Earl Waterman and Rev. John Kaulback to preside with interment in Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bear River Fire Dept. Ladies Aux. or Bear River United Baptist Church. Leave on-line condolences at


  • Visitation ~ Evening Wednesday, May 7, 2014
  • Funeral Service Thursday, May 8, 2014

Allister Chipman Milner

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May 14, 2014



Tim McDonald

May 12, 2014

Karen,Audrey,David & Family
Sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I always enjoyed his visits to the store in Liverpool. Thinking of you all at this time.

May 10, 2014

Audrey, Frank, Herbie and family, so sorry to hear of Allister's passing. Heartfelt sympathy from Art and I. -Art and Yvelle Dupere

Nancy Spinks

May 7, 2014

To Karen, Audrey and families,
So very sorry to hear of your father's passing. We have been blessed to have our fathers for this long, but however long, it is not long enough. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time,
Nancy Spinks

May 7, 2014

Karen, Warren and families, we are so sorry for your loss. Thinking about you all at this time of sorrow.

Betty and Bernie

Greg Kerr - MP West Nova

May 7, 2014

Thinking of your family in this time of sorrow. Deepest Sympathy.

May 6, 2014

Extending our sincere condolences to all the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, God Bless. Denton and Jeannette,

May 6, 2014

We were sorry to hear about Allister. Our thoughts and our prayers are with your family.

Janet and George Fletcher

May 6, 2014

Please pass along my condolences to Warren, Karen and Audrey. Howard Blaxland

May 6, 2014

On behalf of the Municipality of the County of Annapolis Council and Staff, please accept our sincere condolences.