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James William Alfred "Jay" Rees


James William Alfred "Jay" Rees

James William Alfred Rees, of Centreville, passed away peacefully in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, on June 7, 2024, with his son and brother by his side.

He was born to parents Jim and Ella Rees on May 18, 1956 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Lori, who he cared for until her death in 2022, as well as his parents, Jim and Ella.

Jay is survived by his son, Jason (Melissa); his brother, Don (Barb); his nephews, Matthew (Holly) and Timothy (Ellie); many extended family members on Lori's side of the family, as well as his faithful feline companion, Willow.

Jay retired as Manager of Environmental Services at Acadia. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family. He loved a good game of crib and made a wicked Caesar salad. Jay was a member of the Centreville Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

The memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 16, 2024 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2 Baden Powell Drive. The service will be streamed on Zoom (meeting ID 862 5113 7730). Donations in memory may be made to or the SPCA. Arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.

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Service Date
Sunday, June 16, 2024
Service Time
6:30 p.m.
Service Location
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2 Baden Powell Drive

There will be no visitation, by request.

Requested Charity or SPCA