Joseph "Walter" Surette

Friday, January 25th, 1935 - Friday, September 18th, 2020
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SURETTE Joseph "Walter" age 85, of Brooklyn, Yarmouth Co., N.S., passed away peacefully on September 18, 2020, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born on January 25, 1935, he was a son of the late Albert John Surette and Madeline (Moulaison), Surette. Walter worked at Killam Brothers for 35 years, then Gateway Fuels for an additional five years before retirement. He enjoyed baseball, woodworking, tinkering, camping, movies, and his cat "Snoopy." He survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Doris (Johnson) Surette; sister, Bernice (Arnold) Milbury; and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Walter was predeceased by his sister, Marge Fenner; brothers, Roy (Aintia), Lawrence (Linda), and Amos (Martha). Cremation has taken place under the care of Sweeny's Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. As per Walter's wishes, there will be no funeral service. Donations in memory may be made to the Tri-County V.O.N. The family wishes to thank the Tri-County V.O.N. Palliative Care Staff and Paramedics for the love and support given. Online condolences may be sent to, or you may sign the guestbook online at
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Kevin Cottreau

Posted at 05:07am
Sending my condolences to Doris and the family.
Kevin Cottreau, London, UK.

Neil & Jean Smith, Arcadia, NS

Posted at 10:43am
Doris, our deepest condolences on your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Lynn Wyman

Posted at 08:53am
Dear Doris:

So sorry to hear that Walter had passed away. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

Iris Collier

Posted at 07:23am
Dear Aunt Doris

I am very saddened to learn of Uncle Walter’s passing. He was such a kind soul. He will be forever in my heart.
Much Love
Iris,Reg and Family

Stephen Taylor

Posted at 04:05pm
To the Surette family. Sorry to hear about Walter's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. If walls could talk Walter could tell you some tales from his visits up the hill from Killam Brothers to Trefry's Garage. RIP Walter.

Beverly and Frank Ross Posted at 11:43pm

Dearest Granma Doris We are so sad for Your loss Know that Our hearts are with You. Walter will be sadly missed. Rest In Peace Walter

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