Elwin Atwood

Elwin Esmond Atwood

Sunday, April 10th, 1927 - Monday, July 8th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Elwin Atwood, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Elwin Atwood

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Elwin's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Elwin's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Atwood, Elwin Esmond- age 92, of The Villa Acadienne, formerly of Deerfield, passed away July 8, 2019. Born in Atwood’s Brook he was a son to the late Esmond and Marguerite (Nickerson) Atwood. Elwin was born and brought up in Atwood’s Brook, Shelburne Co., until he met and married Shirley Jeffery in 1952, moving to the family home in Deerfield. He worked in the fishing industry, drove a school bus and was an engineer on the M.V. Bluenose from 1968 until his retirement. He is the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by daughter Mona (Earl) Flemming, Kentville; Deborah (Kenneth) Power, Pembroke; Heather ( Fred) Peppard, Pleasant Valley; Holly (Allan ) Gould, Gardener’s Mill; Nora (Robert) Fitzsimmons, New Brunswick; 6 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; sister in law June Atwood, Ontario; nephew Gregory Atwood, Ontario and niece Joan Romolo, Ontario. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his loving wife Shirley; sister Helen Perry and brother Lester Atwood. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. Visitation will be Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 7-9 pm. in the Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will be Friday, July 12,2019 at 2pm. from the Pleasant Valley United Baptist Church. Rev. Mike Cannell and Jonathan Cann officiating. Burial to follow in the Lakeview Cemetery, Kemptville. Family flowers only, memorial donations may be made to the Pleasant Valley Church. We the family would like to send a special thanks to Dr. Hynes and the staff of 3 east for their caring and compassion. On-line condolences may be sent to: or you may sign the guest book on-line at
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Elwin Esmond Atwood, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Elwin

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 11th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Thursday, July 11th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    567 Main Street
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, July 12th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, July 12th, 2019 2:00pm
    Pleasant Valley United Baptist Church
    Pleasant Valley
    Pleasant Valley , NS B0W1Y0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Mike Cannell
    Rev. Jonathan Cann
  • Interment

    Lakeview Cemetery
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Elwin here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Val Piercey sent flowers to the family of Elwin Esmond Atwood.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

bruce bangay

Posted at 04:46am
sorry for your loss.


Posted at 12:51pm
Dear Debbie and Heather, Elwin was such a gem! Always enjoyed working with him. . Thinking of you, Joanne Wyman

Val Piercey

Posted at 11:09am
With love and hugs, I will miss our many "chats".
Flower Image

Val Piercey purchased the The FTD Comfort Planter for the family of Elwin Atwood. Send Flowers


Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: