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Joseph Farris

Obituary of Joseph Abraham Farris

Farris, Joseph Abraham- 80, Sheet Harbour, died peacefully Tuesday March 16, 2021 in Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital. Born in Sheet Harbour October 1, 1940 he was a son of the late Abraham & Pearl (Barkhouse) Farris. In his earlier years Joe worked in Dartmouth with 7-up Company for several years. He was then employed at the Sheet Harbour Pulp Mill until its closure in 1971. Joe then worked with Farris’ Trucking for 18 years, and MacKinnon & Olding Ltd.. Joe took great pride in his yard, working outside, tinkering around the house. He was a long time lions member. Joe enjoyed playing crib, 45’s and other card games. Survived by his wife of 23 years Lynn, son Ryan, Bedford, grandchildren Malcom & Bella, sister Diane Hiltz, Sheet Harbour, brother Verdie, Sheet Harbour, step children Wanda (Scott), Amy (Scott), step grandchildren Mikhayla, Leah, Brooke, Elizabeth, Jacob, Ethan. Predeceased by 3 brothers, 1 sister, 2 in infancy. Cremation has taken place. A graveside committal will be held Saturday March 20 at 2:00p.m. in St. Andrews Anglican Church, Watt Section Rev. Gary Barr officiating.Reception to follow at the Sheet Harbour Legion Online condolences may be directed to
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Graveside Committal

2:00 pm
Saturday, March 20, 2021
St. Andrews Anglican Cemetery
Sheet Harbour Passage Road
Watt Section, Nova Scotia, Canada
Rev. Gary Barr officiating


To follow the committal at the Sheet Harbour Legion. Masks required