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Sandy Alexander Hugh Chisholm

April 13, 1953February 16, 2021
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Sandy Alexander Hugh Chisholm It is with heavy hearts we announce his passing on Feb, 16/2021 at the age of 67. He was born in New Glasgow and raised in Heatherton, Antigonish County in Nova Scotia. The son of William (Bill) & Katherine (Kit) Chisholm (McCarron). He was an avid sports fan especially his favourite hockey team since his childhood the Chicago Blackhawks. He was a shipbuilder in the Halifax area where he spent most of his career at the Halifax Shipyard and worked as a Welder and Chargehand on many different types of marine vessels on many different projects in both ship repair and new construction builds. He had a love of good music, good food, good friends, good times, and he loved to laugh and make others laugh as well, but above all he Loved His Family more than anything on earth. Survived by his Wife Beulah Chisholm(Riggs), Son Matthew Chisholm, Step Daughters Marie Claire Safatly(Maurice) & Nadia Jreige(Rob), Grandchildren Gabriella, Elias, Adriana, Maria, & Mark. He is predeceased by his Mother Kit Chisholm, Father Bill Chisholm, Sisters Claire(Chisholm) Blackburn& Karen(Chisholm) Blackburn, Brothers Billy Chisholm & John Chisholm. Cremation has taken place and visitations will be held for all who wish to come on Feb, 26/2021, 2:00pm-4:00pm & 7:00pm-9:00pm at JA Snows Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Funeral Service by invitation only for in person attendance with a link on funeral home website for a virtual viewing of the church service and will be held on Feb, 27/2021, 11:00am at St. Mother Teresa of Kolkata Church (St. Stephens), 6032 Normandy Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Services

26 February

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

JA Snow Funeral Home

339 Lacewood Drive
Halifax, NS B3S0E1

26 February

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

JA Snow Funeral Home

339 Lacewood Drive
Halifax, NS B3S0E1

27 February

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

St Mother Teresa of Kolkata Church

6032 Normandy Dr,
Halifax, NS B3K 4S6

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Sandy Alexander Hugh Chisholm

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Fred & Brenda Berkvens

February 25, 2021

Dear Beulah & family, so sorry to hear about Sandy. Sandy was a neighbour in Heatherton where we lived. His brother Jackie frequented our farm in Black Avon which wasn't yesterday.Lots of memories. We are thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. We are praying for all of you. God Bless.

Fred & Brenda Berkvens

Sheila, Bernie & Françine Allard

February 23, 2021

Our condolences go out to Beulah, Matt, Marie-Claire, Nadia and your grandchildren . We wish you strength as you move forward without Sandy. We know he was very loved as he has crossed through our lives in different ways from Heatherton to Halifax/Shipyards. May Sandy’s memory always be a blessing and memories of him be shared with a smile on your lips.

Adam Slaunwhite

February 23, 2021

My condolences go out to Sandie’s family he was a great man in so many ways I worked with Sandie at the shipyards and was a great role model for me I enjoyed our talks and his life lessons from the ( ship yards) to fatherhood I considered him a good friend and a great person RIP ole buddy you will be sadly missed by so many ... xo

Tony Cotie

February 23, 2021

Sending condolences to sandy's family. When he living in Heatherton, N.S., he was a great family friend and neighbor. Living in small community friends all came together when had to be, and he was always there .He sure loved a good time.

Johnny Swinkels

February 23, 2021

My sincere condolences to Sandy’s family. I have a mountain of memories growing up with Sandy and Heatherton RIP buddy!
Johnny

Koren Beaman

February 23, 2021

My sincere condolences to the family , Sandy will be missed by all who knew him . I had the pleasure of working with Sandy in the shipyards and really enjoyed our chats . Even on the worst days he always managed to make me smile . Gone but never forgotten rest easy my friend .

Greg Courtney

February 22, 2021

My sincere condolences to Matt and family. I had the pleasure of working, and knowing, Sandy at the shipyard, he will be missed.

Anthony Fraser

February 22, 2021

I’m very sorry to hear off sandy’s passing. I’ve known sandy for over fifty years and consider him a very good friend. RIP.

Mike MacDonald

February 22, 2021

I grew up in Heatherton with Sandy, and he was as great a friend as one could ever hope for. Condolences from Mexico to his family and loved ones.

John Connors

February 21, 2021

My condolences to Sandy's family....He was a good man.