David Graham

Obituary of David Angus Graham

NEW GLASGOW – David Angus Graham, 61, New Glasgow, passed away peacefully, Monday, October 11, 2021, in the Aberdeen Hospital, Palliative Care Unit, New Glasgow, surrounded by the love of his family. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late John Daniel and Mary Margaret (MacDonald) Graham. Family life was David’s priority. He was a devoted and loving husband of 34 years to Denise Mary (MacPherson) Graham. He was a loving father to daughters, Rachel Catherine (Allen) MacKenzie and Kathleen Marie (Colby) Patterson, and son, Scott Francis Graham, New Glasgow. He was an adoring grandfather to William Roderick MacKenzie. David was a caring brother to sisters, Anne-Marie (Paul) Ellis, Ottawa, Ont.; Janice Graham-Migel (Paul Migel), Halifax; brothers, Brian Graham, Halifax; Russell (Renata) Graham, Chester. He was a fond nephew of Kathleen MacDonald, Bedford. He treasured his many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by many family members. He was a graduate of St. Mary’s University, Halifax (B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed.). David thoroughly enjoyed his 35-year teaching career, having taught at the former East Pictou Rural High School, Sutherlands River and North Nova Education Centre, New Glasgow. His open-minded approach to teaching won him respect from students and colleagues alike. David loved his cat, Tugger and was kind to all animals. For David, “Life has changed; not ended!” The family will receive visitors 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, October 15 in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, October 16 in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, New Glasgow with Father Thomas A. MacNeil presiding. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. No flowers please. If desired, donations may be made in memory of David to Kids First (e-transfer to [email protected]) 10 Provost Street, New Glasgow, NS B2H 2P4 or St. John the Baptist Parish, New Glasgow. (Please click the underlined to donate.) David’s family wish to thank the Aberdeen Hospital, nurses, doctors and support staff for their excellent care. Especially, his family physician, Dr. Gregor MacLean for his dedication and compassion. “Life is meant to be a celebration! It shouldn’t be necessary to set aside special times to remind us of this fact. Wise is the person who finds a reason to make every day a special one.” – Leo Buscaglia To plant Memorial Trees in memory of David Angus Graham, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.
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P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home Friday, October 15, 2021 2:00 AM - 4:00 AM Email Details 536 Merigomish Road New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 5E3 Directions


P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home Friday, October 15, 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Email Details 536 Merigomish Road New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 5E3 Directions

Mass of Christian Burial

St. John The Baptist Roman Catholic Church Saturday, October 16, 2021 1:00 PM Email Details 390 High Street New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 2X7 Directions
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