George "Douglas" Harpell
1934 - 2020
George "Douglas" Harpell
Visitation Information
Friday, July 8, 2022
Visitation Time
6-9 p.m.
Visitation Location
St. Paul's Anglican Church, Port Bickerton
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday, July 9, 2022
Service Time
2 p.m.
Service Location
St. Paul's Anglican Church, Port Bickerton
Burial Information
Burial Date
At a later date.
Requested Charity
St. Paul's Anglican Church, Port Bickerton
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HARPELL, George "Douglas" Age 85 of Port Bickerton, Guysborough County passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at home. Born in Fisherman’s Harbour, he was a son of the late Asa and Rhoda (Horton) Harpell.  Doug was a gentleman, admired and respected by all. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Doug started work at an early age with his own trucks, fished and swordfished out of Sambro, and he drove truck for Coastal Bulk Transport for many years. He liked to fly fish, and hunt. He loved his big Ford cars. He enjoyed mowing his lawn and the Harpell Family Cemetery. Doug had a strong faith in God and was an active member of St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Port Bickerton. He is survived by his wife, Lottie (Hubley); daughter, Cheryl (Darrell) Rideout; sons, Brian (Beverly), Blaine, Dwayne (Heather); eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Jerry (Janice), Junior (Sandra), Charlie (Elizabeth), Isaac (Sherry), John (Louise); since Doug's passing, Jerry and Junior died in 2022; sisters, Hilda Sherman, Florence Baker, Carol Whitmore, Sandra (Leonard) Archibald, Wanetta (Roger) Evans, Marjorie (Grant) Yake, Barbara (David) Croft, Judy (Gordie) MacDonald, Cindy (Lloyd) MacGrath; son-in-law, Keith Whidden; sister-in-law, Mickey Harpell; many nieces, nephews and their families. He was predeceased by daughter, Verlene Whidden; daughter-in-law, Cheryl McLeod; brothers, Stanley, Clayton, twins, Harold and Hector in infancy; several brothers-in-law and one sister-in-law. Visitation will be held Friday, July 8th from 6-9 p.m. in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Port Bickerton from where funeral service will be held Saturday, July 9th at 2 p.m. with Rev. Kristin MacKenzie officiating. Burial at a late date. Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Port Bickerton. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, 34 Main Street, Sherbrooke. On-line condolences may be made at

George "Douglas" Harpell