Joseph Berl Tynes

May 23, 1929October 24, 2020
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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving father and grandfather on Oct 24, 2020 at the age of 91. He was born in East Preston to the late Charles and Eva May (nee Thompson) Saunders Tynes on May 23, 1929.

He was a loving and caring father and very devoted to this family and church. He worked for Charles Stone and then with Maritime Tel & Tel for 27 years until retirement.

He is survived by brothers, Dennis of Toronto and James of East Preston; sons, Blaine (Connie), Joey (Leanne), Quentin (Darlene), Bentley (Denise) all of Halifax, Roger (Wilma)of New Brunswick; daughters, Elaine, Jenny (Scott), Vanessa all of Halifax, Sherry (Martin) of Dartmouth, Rosanne (Nowlen), Karen (Jan) all of Toronto, 24 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his loving wife of 60 years Shirley, sons, Edward and Brian; daughters, Kim, Eva and Donna; brothers, George, Murray and Alvin and sisters Viola and Lynda.

A private family service will be held with burial at St. John’s cemetery. A livestream of the service will be available on Friday October 30, 2020 via www.

Thanks to Dr. Gehrig, Dr. Van Malzagn, Dr. Ball and the staff at 8.1 at the QEII.

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Rosanne Downey

November 10, 2020

2 Timothy, 4 Verse 7
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.
Through the Grace of God to reach 91 years of age. We give God thanks and praise in all things. My father lived a wonderful life with his beautiful and loving wife Shirley of 60 years of marriage with their 16 children.
To God be the glory he served his Lord and Saviour until God transition him to a higher place.
My dad was a loving and kind father, grandfather, great grandfather and
father in-law.

Loving Daughter Rosanne Marie and Pastor Narlan Downey and Family

Elaine, Sherry & Vanessa Tynes

November 9, 2020

We've been blessed to have had such a loving and caring Father for more than ninety years
You taught us right from wrong and to respect others
You have been a positive influence on the lives of so many people
You were admired and respected by all who came in contact with you
We have many fond memories of our times with you that we will cherish forever
You're now in Heaven with Mother and looking down on us
May you both Rest in Peace
Love Your Daughters
Elaine, Sherry & Vanessa

Vanessa Jackson

November 9, 2020

I would like to thank God for blessing me with such a wonderful grandfather. GrandJoe always provided love and support to me and my family. The bond and impact he has on me and my children cannot be replaced. Thank you for being you GrandJoe xoxo
Love always, Vanessa, Daniel, Suzie Joe(Ja'Niyah), Billy Joe (Ja'Quan), Bobby Joe (Ja'Vell), Buddy Joe( Ja'Karie) and Jimmy Joe( Ja'Tez)

Jenny Borden

November 9, 2020

My father Joseph Berl Tynes loved God, his family and his church. He married a wonderful, beautiful, kind, caring and loving woman our mother Shirley. They had 16 children and brought them up with love and respect not just for each other but to respect everyone. I thank God for blessing us with two loving and caring parents. Educating their children and bringing them up with love, discipline and life goals was important to them. No matter what we wanted to do or become as long as it was good for us they supported us.
My father was a humble man, he loved us so much and showed it in so many different ways to each one of his children depending on their needs. We all know we could always count on him no matter what. The Lord blessed us with a great father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great great grandfather. I know I will see him again.
Rest in peace father, Love Jenny

Linda Joseph

November 3, 2020

Condolences to the Tynes family. So very sorry for your loss. Joe was a true gentleman and we will remember him with fondness and respect. Our hearts are with you at this sad time.
Rick and Linda Joseph

cyril clayton

November 1, 2020

To the Family of Joseph Tynes, Our Deepest Condolences, on the passing of your Loved one. God Bless all Family Members.
Cyril and Nancy (Reeves) Clayton

Bill Dodge

October 30, 2020

Sherry, Smitty and Blaine
My deepest sympathy to Joe's family I worked with Joe many years at MTT ( Toll Office ) Joe’s family was his life, Joe was such a Gentleman, Kind, Hard Working Man. God be with you all
Bill Dodge

Denise Potvin (Butler)

October 30, 2020

So sorry to hear about your father Joey. It's never easy to lose a parent no matter how old they are and it sounds like he was a wonderful person. You've probably heard about the group from Richmond school getting together and Lee shared the obituary. I often think about what a great guy you were (and still are I'm sure). I bet your father was really proud of the man you became. I hope you're doing well and please pass on my condolences to your family.

Donnie Grant

October 30, 2020

Joey, Snoopy, Jenny and The Tynes Family- Incredibly sorry to hear of Joe Sr's passing. He was an incredible person. It always brightened my days on the Halifax Commons Ball field to laugh and chat with Joe.
RIP to a great friend who will be sadly missed. Donnie Grant.

Ida Fitzpatrick

October 30, 2020

Blaine, Connie and family

Remember him and smile!
Good memories never die,
He has moved on to the next
life until your reunited cherish
the time you spent with him 💕


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