Basil Albert MacLeod

MacLeod, Basil Albert, 87 of Belmont Ave., Stellarton passed away Sunday, March 23rd, 2008, at the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.

Born in Trenton he was a son of the late John and Nettie (MacLean) MacLeod.

Basil was a resident of Stellarton since 1946. He owned and operated MacLeod�s Bakery for 40 years then went on to work at North Shore Drug Dependency from where he retired. He was a veteran of World War II having served with the Royal Canadian Navy. He was a member of the Admiral Murray Naval Association and Branch #28 Royal Canadian Legion, Stellarton. Basil was a former president of the C. N. I. B. and a member of the H. O. W. Group, New Glasgow. Basil was a member of Keith Masonic Lodge #23, Stellarton, where he was also past Grand Master, the Philae Shriners the Mount Lebanon Chapter and the Malta Preceptory. He was a member of Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Association and a member of First Presbyterian Church, Stellarton. He was an avid card player.

Basil was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his sons, Jack MacLeod, Sturgeon, P.E.I., Harvey �Brother� (Vicki) MacLeod, Stellarton, Basil �Van� (Carolyn) MacLeod, Stellarton; daughter, Linda MacLeod, Westville Rd., 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his wife, the former Genevieve Jamieson; sister, Rhoda Veniot and brother, Fred MacLeod.

The family will receive visitors from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday in the H. C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday from First Presbyterian Church, Stellarton, with Rev. Charles McPherson officiating. Burial will be in the Peter�s Road Cemetery, P.E.I. at 2 p.m. on Thursday. Donations in memory of Basil may be made to the C. N. I. B. or to the Heart And Stroke Foundation.


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