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Bustin; Gerald Reigh

Posted By Obits On November 13, 2020 @ 2:20 pm In Obituaries | 27 Comments

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It is with great sadness that the family of Reigh Bustin of Broad Cove, NS announce his sudden and peaceful passing at home on November 11, 2020.
Reigh was born in Yarmouth, NS, a son of the late Charles and Vera (Hiltz) Bustin.
He attended Mt.A University and later became a chartered accountant. He loved being surrounded by his family and many friends and enjoyed tennis, skiing, curling, bocce and travel.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Marion (nee Denton of Brier Island, NS) and two children, Susan (Douglas) Buis of Kamloops, BC and Peter (Holly) of Halifax. He was also much loved by his grandchildren Dan, Miles, Anna, Kate , Matt and John and great grandchildren Olivia and Gwyneth.
Besides his parents, Reigh was predeceased by his daughter Janice Doull and his brother John.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool, NS. A private family funeral service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com

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Condolence from Rick Henneberry on November 13th, 2020 4:20 pm

Deepest Condolences . From his Barber Rick
Youre in my thoughts . He will be missed

Condolence from Doug Gregory on November 13th, 2020 5:31 pm

A gentleman and good friend. I will miss you Reigh. Deepest condolences and much love to Marion and family.

Condolence from Pixie Currie & Vince Morash on November 13th, 2020 10:39 pm

Reigh’s passing will leave a big space in the community of Broad Cove. We will all miss him. Our condolences go out to Marion and all of Reigh’s family, and all the folks who called Reigh “Friend”.

Condolence from lock rafuse on November 13th, 2020 11:46 pm

Mister Bustin hired me out of high school to do the CA program in Liverpool. Much water under the bridge since then. He was a mentor and an incredible influence in my years after that. My condolences to Marion and family. My thoughts go out to you and my reflections over the years. Sherlock Rafuse.

Condolence from Paul Nickerson on November 14th, 2020 6:39 am

My condolences to Marion and family
I spent many fine and fun hours on tennis courts with Reigh and greatly cherish his competitive attitude on the court as well as his sense of humor off the court

Condolence from Heather from Dr. Stacey’s office on November 14th, 2020 8:21 am

Heartfelt condolences to all who loved him. Reigh was a wonderful man 🙁

Condolence from Charles Teal and Mary Hubley on November 14th, 2020 9:40 am

So sorry to hear of Reigh’s passing.Love and prayers to Marion and family

Condolence from Christa & Steve on November 14th, 2020 12:29 pm

Deepest condolences. Love and hugs to Marion and family.

Condolence from Alison Cachia on November 14th, 2020 1:00 pm

My deepest condolences, Mrs Bustin, Peter and family. I have the best and warmest memories of family ski trips to Sugarloaf, Tremblant, etc., with the Bustin family. Mr Bustin was famous for assigning us kids with tasks for the week- icemaker, dish washer, table setter and the like. We were a well oiled machine thx to his organizing capabilities. He really was the best and kindest man with such a great sense of humour and fun. Lots of love from the MacNeill clan at this difficult time.
Alison

Condolence from Arthur bustin on November 14th, 2020 1:13 pm

So sad to hear this ,condolences to the family

Condolence from Ian Mac Neill on November 14th, 2020 2:14 pm

Marion and family,
So sorry to read of Reigh’s passing….I recall fondly travels in my youth with you, Reigh, Peter and our family…. and as the years went by, hearing of your travels with my parents – Andy and Shirley.. I always saw Reigh as a thoughtful, caring and considerate person, with a great senses of fun. I know his loss will be felt strongly – though the memories gathered over the years will hopefully provide comfort over this difficult time and the years to come….
Please know our (Anne and I) thoughts are with you, as are our condolences for your loss….
Peace and good health be with you…
Warmest regards….

Condolence from Barbara Langille on November 14th, 2020 2:37 pm

Marion and family…my deepest condolences to you on the loss of your loved one.

Barbara
Your mail lady

Condolence from David Bustin on November 14th, 2020 2:51 pm

My deep condolences to Marion and the rest of the family. Reigh was one of my late father’s (Fred) cousins. He always thought well of him and we enjoyed out visits to their place in Broad Cove (still remember riding that lawn tractor!). We hadn’t seen him or Marion in a number of years, but they have always been in our thoughts. He was a very nice man and he will be missed.

Condolence from David M. Seller on November 14th, 2020 5:08 pm

My thoughts and prayers are with you Marion, and family, at this very difficult time. As I read the obituary in the paper I recalled many wonderful times together at 1st Congregational Church where you were always participating in wonderful ways – with Reigh always having a smile on his face and encouraging others. In this season of pandemic isolation when a gathering of family and friends is not possible, may you all receive the Grace and Comfort of our Heavenly Father in your ongoing time of loss.
Blessings and Love, David Seller

Condolence from Greg & Catherine Bent on November 14th, 2020 5:39 pm

A long and full life. Condolences to the family. Greg & Catherine Bent

Condolence from Bill and Margaret Towndrow on November 14th, 2020 8:48 pm

Marion and family. Our condolences. It has been our pleasure to share many a good conversation with Reigh, along with a coffee and muffin of course. Always made us feel we were a part of the community.

Condolence from Lara MacDonald on November 14th, 2020 10:41 pm

Dear Marion,

We were very sorry to learn of Reigh’s passing. I have fond memories of you and Reigh, the Reeds and my parents – Helen and Doug, celebrating many fun New Year’s eves together at our family home during your Halifax years.

Our condolences to you and your family,

Lara, Jarod, Rebecca and Gaby (Ottawa, ON)

Condolence from Linda (Bustin) McComiskey on November 15th, 2020 12:24 pm

My sincere sympathy to Marion and family. i hadn’t seen Reigh and Marion for some years but do remember him fondly. My grandfather (Harry) was a brother to Reigh’s father (Charles); Remember them in my younger years growing up Love and prayers – Linda (Bustin) McComiskey

Condolence from Michael Sherar on November 15th, 2020 1:47 pm

My Wife ,Elizabeth ,and I join in offering our sincere condolences on the passing of that great gentleman Reigh Bustin .
I had the honour of succeeding Reigh as President of Neptune Theatre many years ago . He was a stalwart , level headed ,and insightful person . He was caring and generous .
We also had the pleasure of being fellow “inmates” of Summer Gardens in Halifax for a number of years .
I was always touched by his soft spoken kindness and consideration of others .
He will be missed by the many friends and neighbours who had the chance to be in contact with him .

Condolence from Lois & Karl Butler on November 15th, 2020 4:40 pm

We, Lois and Karl Butler of Bath On. are finding it extremely difficult to except the news of the death of our long time friend Reigh Bustin. We first met Marion and Reigh in the late 1950’s and over the years they have become like family to us. Because of COVTD 19 we are not able to be with Marion and family in person. In recent years, during our twice yearly trip to Broad Cove we now treasure the good times spent with them. We will truly miss Reigh. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to Marion, Susan Peter and their families.

Condolence from Ella Roberts on November 15th, 2020 6:36 pm

Shocked to hear of Reigh’s passing. Thinking of you and your family. May God’s peace be with you.
Love,
Ella Roberts

Condolence from Dave McGrattan on November 16th, 2020 4:05 am

Deep and sincere condolences to Marion, Susan, Peter and the rest of the family. Words are never really adequate at times such as this. Reigh leaves a void in this world and will be missed by many…

Condolence from Brian Oickle on November 16th, 2020 9:32 pm

Our sincere condolences to Marion and family. Reigh was a special gentleman and will be missed by all who knew him! Brian and Paulette Oickle

Condolence from Denise Rooney on November 17th, 2020 11:16 am

We were very sorry to learn of Reigh’s passing.

He will be remembered as a gentleman and a gentle man.

During my time as General Manager of Neptune Theatre, Reigh served as Treasurer then President of the Board,. always providing strength and wisdom delivered with his calm nature.What a pleasure he was to work with.

Deepest sympathy to Marion , Reigh’s family and his many friends

Denise Rooney and Paul Rooney

Condolence from David Manning on November 18th, 2020 6:33 pm

Marion, Susan, Peter and families. So sorry to hear of Reigh’s passing. Thoughts go back to the times in Liverpool, at Sandy Seas and to my job at MTM Holdings where Reigh was not only my boss but mentor.

Condolence from Caroline Anderson on November 26th, 2020 7:39 pm

Dear Marion,

Remembering all our years together at Ist Congregational, and how helpful Reigh was in giving me financial advice.

Please receive my love and prayers at this time.

Condolence from Rob Reed on December 23rd, 2020 11:23 am

Reigh “Mr. Bustin” was a great presence in my life since our family’s spent time together in Fredericton, Halifax and Lunenburg/Queens County. My parents, Reigh and Marion have enjoyed a special & very close friendship since the mid-60’s that continues today.

Our condolences to the Bustin family on Reigh’s passing, Marion, Susan, the late Janice Doull and Peter.

We have many special memories that will carry on, the annual Grey Cup party’s on Stanley Street, Reigh’s vegetable garden and lobster boils by the water at Broad Cove, visits to the Manning’s, Christmas dinner at our home or on South Street and many others.

Sincerely,

The Reed Family

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