Himmelman, St. Clair Eugene “Butch”; 73, of Port l’Hebert passed away on Saturday, May 13th, 2017, at Queens General Hospital, Liverpool, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Tufts Cove, he was a son of the late Stanley and Edith (Gardner) Himmelman.
Butch was a lobster fisherman for the better part of sixty years, going to sea at the age of eleven. Music had a very special place in his heart. Butch enjoyed playing guitar, singing with his wife Marlene at Church, Bluegrass Festivals or anytime the opportunity presented itself. He enjoyed trout fishing, traveling with the Nashville boys, camping, and riding his Harley. Butch devoted many hours over the years to the local toy run. Above all else, Butch was most passionate about his family & friends and spending time with them.
He is survived by his loving wife, Marlene; daughters, Annette (Chester) Hallett, of Birchtown, Dorothy Himmelman, of Red Deer, Alberta; grandchildren, Colby, Bailey; son-in-law, Willie Benham; sisters, Doris (Al) Labour, Mary (Willie) Nickerson, both of Port l’Hebert, Rose (Gene) Stewart, of Allendale, Cecilia (Alfred) Jones, of Osborne; brothers, Jim (Ollie), Ernie (Barb), Earl (Connie), Roy (Molly), all of Port l’Hebert, Gary, of Shubenacadie; and his best buddy, Bear Dog.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Amanda; sisters, Pearl and Thelma.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 18th, 2017, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., from Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, May 19th, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., from the First Ragged Islands – Osborne Baptist Church, followed by a reception. Reverend Melvin Wheaton officiating. Burial will be in Lockeport Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to First Ragged Islands – Osborne Baptist Church, Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Diabetes Association. To share memories or condolences please visit www.chandlersfuneral.com
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