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Cruikshank’s Halifax Funeral Home

2666 Windsor Street, Halifax, NS

OBITUARY

Kenneth Stephen Embleton

December 6, 1959June 16, 2020

Kenneth Stephen Embleton

Aged 60, God has called another angel home on the 16th of June 2020 after a brief battle with cancer. Born in St. Stephens, New Brunswick on the December 6th, 1959. Ken is survived by his mother Bobbie Embleton, Fredericton, New Brunswick); his loving wife Zenny Nequin (Halifax, Nova Scotia); his aunt and uncle (Joanne and Gordon Macleod of Fredericton, New Brunswick). Employed as a commercial carpenter for many years. Ken enjoyed working in the garden; spent hours as an avid stamp and coin collector (researching the history behind his collections); taking long walks; the solitude of nature and pondering the mysteries of the universe. Always took great joy in a good barbeque, good conversation and sharing a laugh or two Ken will be fondly missed by his close circle of family and friends. May God eternally comfort you as you continue on with your journey; forever in our memories and hearts. The family would like to thank the medical care team who attended Ken during his stay on the palliative unit at the Victoria General, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Arrangements has been entrust to Cruikshank’s Halifax Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Visitation will be held the funeral home on June 18th, 2020 from 3PM to 5 PM with cremation to follow at Ken’s request.

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Lesley & Harry Seymour

July 2, 2020

We were very saddened to learn of Kenny's passing. He was an extraordinary man. Our most heartfelt sympathy to Zenny his Mom Bobbie and his aunt and uncle Joanne and Gordon.

Haifa Miller

June 25, 2020

The world is forever a better place having had Ken in it. I wish him peace. My sympathy to the family for their loss.

Elaine Davis Connick

June 25, 2020

I was saddened to hear the passing of Kenneth! I have fond memories of the family and think of them often. Take care family 💙

Raelene Graham Theriault

June 19, 2020

I extend condolences to Kenny's family. I remember many years ago when Kenny was a young boy visiting his grandparents, Sandy and Elezena, they would bring him to my parent's home or have my late nephew Brett (about same age) visit there so that he would have a playmate. The MacArthurs including Bobbie and Joanne were all beloved friends and neighbours. While I have not had contact with Kenneth since his youth, his obituary leads me to believe he continued growing as the thoughtful and delightful boy I remember. I am so saddened by your enormous loss. I hope memories of him will give you much comfort.

Raelene

Georgette Roy

June 19, 2020

Bobbie,
My deepest sympathy on the loss of your son, he was so young.
I would love to meet you for coffee after this terrible event is over,.

It is a difficult time for you and your family, remember your good memories.
Sincerely

Georgette Roy

Rob McFee

June 18, 2020

Ken grew up across the street from me and after he moved to Halifax he would visit the old neighborhood occasionally.
He had a great sense of humor and he would often get a devilish glint in his eyes when telling me or someone else an outrageous story of some kind.
I'll miss his visits. Condolences to his mom, Bobbie, and his wife Zenny.

Trevor Thompson

June 18, 2020

It's been many many years since I saw Ken. When I heard he had passed, I felt first melancholy because 60 is too young, but then I felt warmth as many great memories of our escapades in the days of our youth in Fredericton flowed in. When I read that he was a collector and history buff, I knew there was something we had in common, even if I didn't know then what it was. He survived many follies. His beloved Harley, barely a week old, stolen on it's maiden voyage to Newfoundland. The runnaway deisel Rabbit. A couple of work related mishaps. How could something as despicable as an illness take such an intrepid soul. Rest my friend. My condolences to his family.

Bill MacLean

June 18, 2020

I was saddened to hear of Kens passing and would like to express my condolences to Bobbie and Zenny and family. When I think of Ken I am reminded of the many trips we made to his grandparents property on Eel Lake? (near Cantebury N.B.) I think it was his favourite place in the world and we created some lifelong memories there. We were young and the world was our oyster. We ended up living on opposite sides of the country but I still remember our youthful adventures with pleasure. Rest in peace Ken.


Ian Swazey

June 18, 2020

First of all .condolences to Zenny and Bobby .Knew Ken as a long time neighbor in Fredericton .Ken seemed to enjoy life and was usually busy pursuing work or hobbies .I didn’t know him terribly well but know he was close to some of the neighbor friends that I know .He kept in contact with them over the years and was very close to his Mom and enjoyed his bikes and motorcycles..Rest in Peace Ken.

Bill Chambré

June 18, 2020

I was friends with Ken back on Elmwood Court in Fredericton. So in the 0-20 age range, although we drifted apart over the past 40 years and I think it's been about 30 years since we last saw each other.

Reading about his recent interest in stamp collecting made me think of the stamp collection I had when I was in grade 2. So Ken would have been in grade 1. I remember showing Ken a particular Canadian stamp that I thought was interesting and I remember him saying "According to my calculations, that stamp is about 20 years old". Whether or not he actually knew anything about the stamp wasn't as impressive as the fact that he used a word like "calculations" when he was 5 or 6 years old, and used it in the right context.

Lots of good memories from our formative years. My condolences to Zen, Bobbie and family.

FROM THE FAMILY