Ernest 'Earl' Carrigan
Carrigan, Ernest Earl- Age 85 years of Sand Point, Guysborough Co. passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018 in Guysborough Memorial Hospital, Guysborough. Born in Sand Point, Earl was a son of the late Lyle and Myrtle Carrigan. In Earl’s early years, he cut pulp for a living and worked in the construction industry. He then moved onto truck driving, with the purchase of his own trucks. Earl worked as a courier driver until his retirement.
Earl leaves to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 61 years, Jessie (Welsh) Carrigan; his children, Rick, Edmonton, AB; Shelley (Jerry Murphy), East Ohio, Ant. Co.; Karen (Billy Boyle), Beauly, Ant. Co.; Chris (Melinda) Mulgrave; sisters, Doris, Ina (George), Sharon (Ronald), Joyce; brothers, Ronald (Betty), Harold, sister-in- law, Anne; grandchildren, Stephanie (Doug), Bradley (Shannon), Keri (Chris), Whitney, Sheldon, Shannon (Sheldon), Chelsey, Jennifer, Candace (Cameron), Kersten, Bryden, Chad (Jennifer), Chrissinda (Mike), Bryce and 16 great-grandchildren. Earl was predeceased by his daughters, Debi and Betty Ann; sister, Mildred Carrigan and brother, Frank Carrigan; niece, Patsy Lake; nephew, Wayne Lake.
A special thank you to Guysborough Memorial Hospital’s doctors and nurses, home support, continuing care and palliative care for the care shown to Earl. The family would also like to thank all the doctors, nurses and staff at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital for the care that was given to Earl and also thank you to Reverend Susan Slater.
There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations in memory of Earl may be made to Guysborough Memorial Hospital, Hadleyville Anglican Cemetery Fund or St. James Anglican Church, Middle Melford.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com