Lindsay Merritt Dykens
Lindsay Merritt Dykens - age 78, of Kentville, passed away on Monday, October 8, 2018, at Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Kentville, he was a son of the late Joseph and Mildred (Haggerty) Dykens. In his younger years, Lindsay was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was later employed as a salesman with various companies including vacuum sales, insurance and Fuller Brush. Lindsay was also a member of Valley Search and Rescue and the Royal Canadian Legion Kings Branch No. 6, Kentville. He is survived by his wife, Jantje "Jannie" (Plaggenhoef); daughters, Ann Marie Dykens, Greenwich; Theresa Dykens, Kentville; four grandchildren, Lindsay and Chyanne-Marie Griffin; MarieKa and Jaden Redden; a sister, Julia Foster (Leroy Schofield), New Minas; a special chosen daughter, Myrna Harnum; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Perry Dykens. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or service, by request. Burial will take place at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to the Valley Regional Hospital or charity of one’s choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.