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Earl Huntley Jewers


Earl Huntley Jewers

Jewers, Earl Huntley Age 97 of Lochaber, Antigonish County passed away Wednesday, February, 6, 2019 in Green Meadows Community Residence, North Grant. Born in Liscomb Mills, he was a son of the late Ross and Nona (Rodenizer) Jewers. He served in the Second World War, in Belgium, Holland, Germany and France with the North Nova Scotia Highlanders landing on Juno Beach on D-Day. It meant a lot to Earl in 2015 to receive the French Legion of Honor Medal, the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits as well as his service medals. He travelled and worked with various construction companies including Stanley Reid Construction over the years. He loved nature and appreciated all its beauty. Earl was a quiet and humble man who enjoyed interacting with people of all ages. He was a longstanding and faithful member of Goshen Gospel Church. Earl is survived by daughter, Joan (Keith) Lewis, Lochaber; grandchildren, Sandy (Krista) Archibald, David Archibald, Susan (Curtis) Mahar; Blair Jewers; Linda (Sandy) Smith; great-grandchildren, Carter  Mahar, Katelyn and Alexandra Archibald; Lilly, Daniel and Jane Jewers Smith; Kayden Jewers; sister, June MacLean; sister-in-law, Dorothy Jewers; many nieces, nephews and their families. He was predeceased by his wife, Marion (Jordan); son, Leigh; brother, Carl; sister, Joyce (Edgar) Nickerson; brother-in-law, Daniel MacLean. Funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Lochaber Centre, 1555 Highway 7 with Pastor John Luten officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in Stewart Cemetery, Lochaber. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to the Stewart Cemetery Fund.  Earl’s family would like to say a special thank you to Dana Taylor, his grandson David, the Antigonish Home Makers and VON for all they did which allowed him to stay at home as long as possible and to Green Meadows Community Residence staff for their compassion and care shown to him over the last few months. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of the G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, 17545 Highway 316, Country Harbour. On-line condolences may be made at

Service Date
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Service Time
11:00 am
Service Location
Lochaber Centre, 1555 Highway 7

Burial Date
At a later date
Burial Location
Stewart Cemetery, Lochaber

Requested Charity
Stewart Cemetery