Obituary For Colin Beaton
With broken hearts, we regret to announce the passing of Colin Beaton on Dec 9th, 2022 in Kentville N.S.
Born in Rear Ball's Creek, Colin was the son of Nelson and Macy Beaton (McInnis) West Bay. Colin farmed most of his life and retired from the Dept of Transportation in 1983. He continued to put in a large vegetable garden every year.
He is survived by his loving wife Margaret Beaton (Nicholson). His sister Ethel Carmichael (Gordon) Florida. Step children, Alex Hill (Colleen) Westhill. Susan Hill (Gordon), Gerald Hill ( Valerie), Albert Hill (Sharon), Peter Hill (Nicole), Son-in-law Eric Lewis.
Colin is survived by numerous grand-children, great grand-children and nieces and nephews. His good friends, Roland Ball, Harold and Isabel Anderson.
Besides his parents, Colin was also predeceased by his sister Marion and brother-in-law Jim Lewis. Sister Nellie and brother-in-law Alfred MacKay. Step daughter Kathleen Lewis.
Cremation has taken place and Colin's final resting place will be with his parents at Leitches Creek Cemetery at a later date.
Donations in Colin's memory may be made to Cape Breton Regional Hospital Palliative care, Cancer patient care fund, or a charity of your choice.
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