Douglas John "Doug" Bezanson
Douglas John "Doug" Bezanson – 75, of Waterville, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at home. Born on February 9, 1943 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, he was a son of the late George "Roy" and Winnifred (Fraser) Bezanson. Doug was employed as a house painter and was well known as "the peppermint man". He enjoyed fishing, gardening, country music and western shows. Doug had a great sense of humour and always enjoyed family gatherings. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Rose (Pineo); two daughters, Rosanne (Wayne) Zwicker, Aylesford; Darlene (Harry) Holmes Jr., Ross Corner; two sons, Floyd (Sharon Dredge), Lakeville; Frank (Lisa Tracey), Waterville; sister, Doreen Chase, New Minas; brother, Robert "Bob" (Debbie Hazlett), Kentville; 10 grandchildren, Andrew, Sasha, Douglas, Sabrina, Tiffany, Judy-Lynn, Justin, Mark, Leigh and Kerrie-Ann; 12 great-grandchildren and his dog, Snoopy. He was predeceased by infant twin sons, Wade and Douglas; sisters Laura Davison, Margaret Graves; brothers, George, Donald, Gordon, Goldburn "Bernie", Wade and Wayne. There will be no visitation, by request. A graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018 in the Jaw Bone Corner Cemetery, Canard, Kings County, Captain Cory Fifield officiating. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or The Salvation Army. Arrangements are entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.