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David Franklyn Gertridge


David Franklyn Gertridge

David Franklyn Gertridge – 83, of Forest Hill, passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 in the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, NS with his family by his side. Born in Wolfville, he was a son of the late Starr and Hilda (Schofield) Gertridge. David worked for Acadia Dairy as a milk man for a number of years, prior to working for Canvin and retiring from Topline Venture as a carpenter. David is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marion (Schofield); children, Paul (Wendie) and Faye; sister, Fern Eye; grandsons, Robert (Rebecca) Parks and Brenton Bernard; and great-grandchildren, Jesse and Abigail. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Garth, Blaine, Murray, Ross and Wilfred; and sisters, Faye Stirling and Bonnie Wheaton. There will be no visitation. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Forest Hill Baptist Church, Forest Hill, Reverend Gary Manthorne officiating. COVID-19 health regulations and physical distancing will be followed; masks are recommended and please bring your own chair. Interment will follow in the Gaspereau Cemetery, Gaspereau. A video webcast of the service will be available at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 1, 2021. Donations in memory may be made to Forest Hill Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. To view the video webcast or for on-line condolences and inquiries please visit: 

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Service Date
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Service Time
2:00 p.m.
Service Location
Forest Hill Baptist Church, Forest Hill

There will be no visitation, by request.

Burial Date
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Burial Location
Gaspereau Cemetery, Gaspereau

Requested Charity
Forest Hill Baptist Church