Laurence John Coldwell
Laurence John Coldwell, age 79, of New Minas, passed away at the Valley Regional Hospital on July 3, 2020. Born in Wolfville, he was a son of the late Allison and Alice (Vaughan) Coldwell. Laurence retired from Weavexx after 30 years of service. He was a life-long and faithful member of New Minas Baptist Church. He enjoyed making wooden crosses and sharing them with many people. He loved spending time with his friends and family, especially at his cottage in Sunken Lake. Laurence is survived by his wife of 56 years, Kathleen (Bishop) Coldwell, New Minas; children, Karen (Corey) Knowles, Sackville; Jody (Wanda) Coldwell, Calgary, AB; and Troy (Sandy) Coldwell, Gaspereau; sisters, Linda Hancock, New Minas and Marilyn Ells, Lakeville; grandchildren, Brittany (Tom), Adam (Kate) and Luke (Emily), Halona and Joaquin, Cassandra and Victoria, Leah, Jana and Alstin; six great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Wayne and Blair. Cremation has taken place. Due to Covid-19 pandemic restrictions there will be no visitation and a private funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. Donations in memory may be made to the New Minas Baptist Church or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. For on-line condolences, inquiries and to view the service please visit www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com.