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Carl Canning


Carl  Canning

The funeral for Carl Canning,scheduled for today, Nov. 29, 2018, is being postponed to tomorrow, Nov 30, 2018 at 2 pm, due to the weather. Please share this post with all interested people.


Carl B. Canning, 69 years of age, of Southampton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at the All Saints Hospital, Springhill. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Ralph & Marion (Lockhart) Canning.

Carl worked for 35 years as a machinist at RCI, Sackville, NB. He was a founding member of the SVFD and served for 40 + years . He belonged to the Cumberland Car Club and enjoyed attending car shows all over the province. He was an active member of the Cumberland Snowmobile Club and the CGSC (Snowmobile Club). He was an active member of the COHV. Carl enjoyed his family's sugar camp and would spend a lot of time at his summer cottage in Pugwash and traveling.

Carl will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 46 years, Eileen; sons, Scott (Amy Sargent) Dan (Shannon) both of Upper Tantalon; grand children, Abby, Benson, Sophie, Macy; sister, Dorothy Smith of Calgary, brothers Jack (Cheryl) of Amherst, Brian ( Carolyn) of Collingwood; sister in law, Elizabeth Canning of Amherst; several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Doug.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of A.H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane St., Springhill, NS (902-597-2361). The family will receive visitors at A.H. Brown Funeral Home on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 1-2 p.m. with a memorial service to follow. Burial to take place in the Southampton Cemetery in the spring.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Southampton Cemetery, the Southampton United Church or the charity of your choice. Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Carl’s online memorial at or through the A H Brown Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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Service Date
Friday, November 30, 2018
Service Time
2 p.m.
Service Location
A H Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, NS

Nov. 30, 2018
Visitation Time
1-2 p.m.
Visitation Location
A.H. Brown Funeral Home

Burial Date
Spring 2019
Burial Location
Southampton Cemetery, Southampton, NS

Requested Charity
Southampton Cemetery, Southampton United Church, Choice