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Reginald "Reg" Jessome

1936-2024

Reginald "Reg" Jessome
Reginald "Reg" Jessome

Reginald "Reg" Jessome, 88, of Berwick, peacefully passed away on Monday, June 3, 2024, in Grand View Manor, Berwick.

Born in Florence, Cape Breton, in 1936, a son of the late Patrick A. and Viola Maria (Reashore) Jessome of MacKay Street, Florence.

Reg was a 30-year veteran of the Royal Canadian Armed Forces and was a long serving member of the Royal Canadian Legion.

He is survived by children, Patricia "Trish" Rafuse (Jeff Kelly); Juanita (Rick) Haley; grandchildren, Madison (Jay) Saldarriaga and Santanna Rafuse (and their father, Kirk Rafuse), Lucien and Nadia Haley; siblings, Eileen MacDonald, Arthena Matheson, Joseph (Mary), Bernice (Cyril) Hatcher, Nancy (Don) Gauthier, Jim (Angela), Blaine (Paula) many nieces, nephews and extended family.

In addition to his parents, Reg was predeceased by siblings, Theresa (Dave) MacDonald and Beatrice (John) Young, Thomas (Florence), Helen, Anita (Orrin) Clark and Lorne David; brothers-in-law, Bernard MacDonald and Leo Matheson.

In keeping with Reg’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Greg White officiating. The family would like to thank the staff at Grand View for the wonderful care provided to Reg. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.

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Service Date
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Service Time
11:00 a.m.
Service Location
Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill

Visitation
There will be no visitation, by request.

Requested Charity
Canadian Cancer Society