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Garth "Eddie" Edward Cudmore

Passed 03/04/2021

Obituary for Garth "Eddie" Edward Cudmore

Age 72, Dartmouth

We are sad to announce the passing of Eddie Cudmore on March 4, 2021. He was the son of the late Garth and Ellen (Keith) Cudmore.

Eddie attended Dartmouth High School. He played football through High School and earned Linesman of the year. He retired as a Trades assistant at Shearwater. He earlier worked at the Wyse Owl and enjoyed his time and his many friends while he was there. He loved all things sports throughout his life, especially football and hockey. Eddie played pool with a group of friends on Monday afternoon, which he always wanted to win. The trophy was worth it. His collection of various sets of model cars, trucks and Coca cola memorabilia eventually outgrew the house. Mostly Eddie loved to rough house and bring joy to his friends and family.

His partner, Juliet, enjoyed his love of sports, and they watched sports together.

He will be very missed by his partner, Juliet Pellerine and sons Anthony and (Tyler deceased) and the Pellerine family, his sister, Jane (Morris) Monk, niece Katy (Ryan) Saunders and children, his daughter Valerie (Gary) MacDonnell and grandchildren Mallory and Jesse and the Forrest family.

Eddie is predeceased by his wife, Donna (Forrest) Cudmore.

Cremation has taken place under the care of Donald K. Walker. There will be a private family service. We will be looking forward to a time (hopefully this summer) to have a celebration of life with friends and family and welcome all condolences for Eddie’s family by visiting his page at www.donaldkwalker.ca

Donations can be made to your charity of choice.

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Eddie was family to us. As Scotty would say it. His Godfather, Uncle Eddie was the chosen one. We could not have asked for a better friend and Godfather to our sons and we treasure the love and many years of fun, good times, sad times we shared together. Our hearts are full of wonderful memories. Jimmy and Eddie go way back. From working in the taverns together, going to hockey games, playing football, softball, ground hockey, and a few funny hunting trips I have been told. But it wasn't to hunt. Lol. We are sure going to miss you Uncle Eddie. Jimmy and I send our condolences to Eddie's better half Juliet and family. Your love for Eddie was so appreciated. To Eddie's sister Jane and family and to Valerie and family. Until we meet again our dear friend, you will never be forgotten and your memory will be stay in our hearts forever. Love Jimmy, Charmane, Scott and Ryan Kay
- Charmane Kay
Eddie was truly one of the good guys. We enjoyed some good times together on the ball field back in the day. A real gentleman and always the life of the party. He will be missed. My condolences to the family.
- John MacPherson
Juliet my heart is breaking for you and Antony. Sending our love and prayers to you both. Eddy was a sweet man and he will be missed by many. Our Condolences to you, Anthony and the family. Lots of love Cheryl, Wayne & family. HUGS, ❤️❤️🙏🙏
- Cheryl Leeds
Our deepest condolences to Valerie, Gary and Eddie's family and friends. Igor and I loved the times we got to spend with Eddie at his home, our home, and his camp in New Brunswick. He was always so happy and brought us such joy. He taught us how to shell a whole lobster in less than a minute! He will be greatly missed by all who were lucky enough to spend time with him. RIP Uncle Eddie. Love Always, Igor and Kathy
- Kathy Ptasiuk
Will miss Eddie at our Monday pool days during the winters . He liked to win . lol . His bark was worst than his bite . A-1 guy . So enjoyed his company . When you played food he let you know . When you were lucky he let you know too .Will miss him . Muff .
- william Heffler
My condolences to Eddies' family on the passing of a fine person and sportsman. Played fastball against Ed for many years,what a competitor. Fond memories of PEI Canada Day tournaments and the partying after games. Eddie will be greatly missed but the stories will live on. RIP my friend.
- Eric Calnen
Eddie was a one of a kind we worked at Shearwater together , he was always there to lend a helping hand to who ever needed it , loved to joke around and have a good time I'm so sorry I never had a chance to see him before he went to that big sports arena in the sky goodbye old Friend
- Bob Ellis
Eddy would torture on the ball field , when I was umpiring ,but after the game we would have a few brew and have a few laughs . We have lost a great sports fan and a wonderful guy .
- John MacEwen
I too lived on Glenwood Ave 4 houses from Eddie. I was his age and I too recall a birthday party at his home at about age 6. Eddie and I were at Penhorn lake swimming one day when some bigger boys came by and told us to leave. Eddie got held under for what seemed minutes for refusing. This could explain some of his toughness. He was a great kid and sounds like he grew up to be a wonderful man. God Bless Eddie and those he left behind
- jim matthews
We were very sorry to hear of Eddies passing To Julliet and families you are all in our thoughts and prayers Take care and God Bless you all Love Theresa and Melvin Bond
- Theresa Bond
I hope this is Eddie Cudmore I knew as a kid but it's a good story even if it isn't. I was one of three brothers and two sisters who lived close to Bayern Road on Oxford Street before moving to Dartmouth around the building of the first bridge. We attended a birthday party for Eddie when we were about six and Eddie's mom said: "there is a dine in the birthday cake - whoever gets it has to give it to Eddie 'cause it's his birthday". Little Johnny got it and Mrs.Cudmore had to pry it out of Johnny's grubby little hands. Little did we know that Eddie moved to Dartmouth and maybe Glenmore Ave. while we lived on Celtic Dr, and played football at Prince Andrew while he played at DHS! Small world! Condolences to the family
- John Parker
I was very saddened to read of Eddie's passing . I knew Eddie from late 00's to mid 70's . I played tackle football with Eddie in front of Bi-Hi and Eddie would go home with every piece of clothing torn to shreds . we played snooker and played cards together .What I remember most about Eddie is he never did or played anything halfway. My condolences to Eddie's family and friends .
- Graham Smith
I fondly remember 'Eddie' from our days living on Glenwood Ave in Dartmouth. I am a little older than Eddie but we saw each other daily in the 50's and early 60's. Our parents threw us out of the house every day and told us to go play and we did. My condolences to his survivors
- Malcolm Matthews
I played football with Eddie at Dartmouth High. He was not only a very good player, tough as nails, he was also fun to be around. I can remember him trying to get into the opponent's huddle a few times. He was a true character. I have not lived in Dartmouth in almost 50 years but I would sometimes see him at a Mooseheads game and it was always a pleasure to talk to him. He always had a smile and a laugh. I am sorry he is no longer with us. I send my condolences to his family and many friends. Rest in peace, Eddie.
- John Farrell
I was sadden to read of Eddie's passing. I met Eddie in High School ( DHS ) and had the privilege of playing football with him. He was like a buzzsaw on the field. You did not what to be in arms reach of him. I have lots of other good memories of Eddie and the time spent together. Eddie will truly be missed My condolence to the Cudmore family
- church
Along with Moose Mills and Ivor Axford, I was one of Ed's football coaches at Dartmouth High in the mid-1960's. It was a pleasure to coach him, and watch him play; he definitely was a powerhouse linebacker on defence, and well deserved his 'lineman of the year' award. My sincere condolences to his family. - Jon Main
- Jon Main
Eddie was a quiet man with a great dry wit. He was really fun to talk to. He will be missed by the Pellerine's!
- Fran & Brian
So many belly laughs and fond memories of Eddy...hadn't seen him in a few years but will always hold the memories of him in my heart....RIP my friend..Condolences to his family and friends 💐
- Cynthia Goulden
I have so many good memories over the 50 + years I have known Eddy. What a great guy who was a true friend. I will miss him. May he RIP. Condolences to Juliette , Jane and families.
- Gage Mackintosh
had a lot of great times with eddie on softball trips and he will surely be missed he had a heart of gold and some of the facial expressions he came up with were priceless . you are in our thoughts Juliet as we know you and Eddie were good together . take care Rodney and Barb
- rodney macaskill

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