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Donald Roy Rafuse


Donald Roy Rafuse
RAFUSE, Donald Roy. Age 91, passed away August 18, 2021 in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater.

Born May 10, 1930 in Gold River, he was a son of the late Roy and Lucy Rafuse.

He had worked for CNR and Marine Atlantic.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Daurine (Walker). Also surviving are his two sisters, Ella (Carmon), Gold River; Margaret, Bridgewater.

He was predeceased by his brothers, Raymond, Selvin, Lawrence and Robert.

He will always be missed by his wife, family and friends.

A private service will be held at the Western Shore Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Western Shore Cemetery, PRO Kids, Canadian Red Cross, Victorian Order of Nurses or a charity of your choice.

He was our big brother.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Mahone Funeral Home, P.O. Box 200, 32 Parish St., Mahone Bay, NS B0J 2E0 (Tel: 902-624-8241). Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting:

Please be advised, the office of Mahone Funeral Home is not able to receive memorial donation funds at this time due to COVID-19. Please inform the Family of your memorial contribution through our website. Your memorial donation payment may then be sent directly to the requested charity.

Western Shore Cemetery
c/o Crystal Swinimer
P.O. Box 206
Western Shore, NS
B0J 3M0

PRO Kids
c/o The Municipality of Chester
151 King Street, P.O. Box 369
Chester, NS B0J 1J0

Canadian Red Cross
South Shore Medical Arts Building
42 Glen Allan Dr.
Bridgewater, NS B4V 3N2
Tel: 902-543-8565

Victorian Order of Nurses
P. O. Box 147
Blockhouse, Nova Scotia
B0J 1E0

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