Re: Charles Knickle h/o Gladys Bell Atkinson
If you're still interested and haven't found what you were looking for yet, there was an obituary in the Chronicle Herald today for Leonard Alvin "Len" Knickle, one of the children you mentioned.
Born In: Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: November 3rd, 1928
Passed in: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: October 1st, 2011
LINACY – Leonard Alvin “Len” Knickle, 82, Linacy, passed away peacefully Saturday, October 1, 2011 in the Aberdeen Hospital Palliative Care Unit, New Glasgow, surrounded by his family.
Born in Shelburne, he was a son of the late Alvin and Gladys Knickle. Len enjoyed and had fond memories of growing up in Lockport. Prior to retirement, he had been employed with Michelin Tire, Granton, since the plant opened. In earlier years , he had been employed with the former Eastern Woodworkers, New Glasgow. He had been a member, Deacon and Sunday School Superintendent of the former Calvary Temple Church, New Glasgow. Len enjoyed volunteering with the Shepherd’s Lunch Room and fishing. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great - grandfather, brother, uncle , friend and Papa to all.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Beatrice “Bea” (Tate); children, Vinetta (Everett) Porter, Moncton; Leonard (Jane) Knickle, Little Harbour; Becky (Reggie) DeCoste, Monastery; Leamund Knickle, Linacy; sisters, Ella (Malcolm) Clark, Halifax; Jane Knickle, Hamilton, Ont.; Murray (Vickie), Hamilton, Ont.; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sister, Marie Roach; brother, Jimmy Knickle; grandson, Lennie Knickle.
The family will receive visitors 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow from where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel with Rev. Helen Christie officiating. Interment will be in Woodburn Cemetery.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Aberdeen Hospital Palliative Care Unit.
The family would like to extend special thanks to the doctors, nurses, staff and volunteers at the Aberdeen Palliative Care Unit.www.pkmacdonald.ca