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Robert Quenton "Bob" Starratt


Robert Quenton "Bob" Starratt

It is with immense sadness the family of Robert Quenton "Bob" Starratt, age 75, of New Minas, announces his sudden passing at home on Friday, November 18, 2022. Born in Windsor, he was the son of the late Roy and Isabelle (Pearson) Starratt.

Prior to retirement, Bob worked as a plater on submarines at the HMC Dockyard for 30 years. While he lived most of his life in the Hantsport area, they made the move further up the valley to New Minas 17 years ago to be closer to their beloved grandchildren. Bob was an avid horse lover and either owned them or was around them from a very young age. He met many of his closest friends for life through horses. Bob has been a member of the Poyntz Masonic Lodge No. 44 since 2003, having achieved the rank of Past Master.

Bob is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Valerie (Fraser); daughter, Tyra (Jeff) MacLeod, Kentville; son, Rodney (Katrina Millett), Canard/Baffin Island; sister, Marilyn (Fred) Guy, Bedford; grandchildren, Liam, Margo, Rohen and Giffin; and extended family.

Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by request. A combined masonic and funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 24, 2022 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. For those unable to attend, a video webcast will be available at the time of service. Interment will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 28, 2022 in the Scott’s Bay Cemetery, Scott’s Bay. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. To view the video webcast and for on-line condolences and inquiries please visit:

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Service Date
Thursday, November 24, 2022
Service Time
3:00 p.m.
Service Location
White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Nova Scotia

There will be no visitation by request

Burial Date
Monday, November 28, 2022
Burial Time
10:00 a.m.
Burial Location
Scott's Bay Cemetery, Scott's Bay, Nova Scotia

Requested Charity
Charity of the Donor's Choice