Passing of Frank Berkelaar

Frank M. Berkelaar – 76, Harmony, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, August 14, 2016, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Vinkeveen, Holland, he was a son of the late Jan and Anneke (van Rossunn) Berkelaar and immigrated to Canada in 1953.

Celebration of Frank’s life will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, August 20, 2016, at Maritime Cattle Market, 48 Greenfield Road, Murray Siding. Reception will follow. Interment in Belmont Cemetery. If so desired, donations in Frank’s memory to Palliative Care Unit (CEHHC) or Belmont Cemetery are welcomed.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Frank’s obituary on-line and selecting “Send A Condolence” at:

Full obituary will be published in Wednesday’s edition of Truro Daily News and updated on this website when it becomes available.