Malay, Ronald Edward- 70 Spry Bay, with broken hearts we the family announce that Ronald died Tuesday February 8, 2022 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow with his wife Patricia and the rest of his immediate family by his side. Born in the old homestead in Malay Falls September 13, 1951 he was a son of the late Enos & Leone (Russell) Malay. Ronald worked 41 years as a truck driver and crane truck operator, 32 of those years were with Western Electric. He always kept busy, making things out in his man cave. He loved making lawn ornaments for his wife. He was very proud of his tiny house and his utility trailers that he built. Ronald enjoyed the outdoors which was instilled in him by his father at an early age. He had an abundance of knowledge when it came to hunting and fishing. Ronald enjoyed telling a great story, some of which couldn’t be mentioned later or around the young ones. He loved his Nissan and his Century Sam Cigars. Ronald loved tormenting the ones he loved, especially his mother in-law Cora. He loved to go camping with family and friends, especially at Cliff’s Landing. He was so proud of his two girls, his grandson and Joey. Survived by his wife of 48 ½ years Patricia, which began as High School sweethearts 52 years ago, daughters; Tracie, Tara-Lee (Joseph Grady), grandson Connor Malay, sisters; Christina Boutilier, Virginia Malay, Linda Frail, Elsie (Ervin) Beaver, brothers; Nathaniel (Viola), Brian (Susan), mother in-law Cora Josey, brother in-law David Josey (Susan), sisters in-law; Jessie Russell, Frances Malay, Babs Malay, Ferma Zais many nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended neighbourhood family. Predeceased by brothers; Harold, Russell, Bradford & Frank, brother in-law Floyd Frail. The family would like to thank the paramedics, the staff at Aberdeen Hospital 4 East, and our friends Sherry and Steven and Shawna and Art. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Saturday by invitation only due to COVID restrictions.
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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home Ltd
My father the late Duncan S. Crowell purchased the business on August 31, 1970 from the late Parker Hamilton. Dad named it Eastern Memorial Funeral Home until a few years later when he changed the name to DS Crowell Funeral Home.
Bruce Crowell- Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer
Darrell MacDonald- Licensed Funeral Director
Elicia Crowell- Apprentice Funeral Director & Embalmer
D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home Ltd. 22558 Highway 7 Sheet Harbour N.S. B0J 3B0