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Leslie C. Rushton


Leslie C. Rushton

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Leslie Carl Rushton, 56 years, of Springhill, on Thursday, March 21, 2019 in the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre.

Born in Truro, NS, he was a son of Myrna (Trenchard) Rushton, Springhill and the late Ronald Rushton.

Leslie's pride and joy was his family. He loved his dogs and in his younger years he enjoyed working out and weight lifting.

Besides his mother, Leslie is survived by his children, Peter Beale, Mike Fury,  Jacqueline Danielle Rushton, and Dylan Ellsworth; several grandchildren; brothers Robin (Kelly) Black, Ivan (Melinda Moore), David (Chantal), Roger and Byard (Sabrina); several nieces and nephews.

Besides his father, he was predeceased by, brothers, Wayne in 2016, Everett in 2017 and Frederick in 2018.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of A H Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill, (902 597 2361) where the family will receive visitors on Monday, March 25, 2019 from noon until 2 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. with The Reverend Marion Lloy officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in the Eagle Hill Cemetery, Westchester, NS.

Those wishing to make a donation in Leslie's memory may do so to the Liver Foundation.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Leslie's online memorial at or through the A H Brown Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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Service Date
Monday, March 25, 2019
Service Time
2 p.m.
Service Location
A H Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, NS

Visitation Time
12 - 2 p.m.
Visitation Location
A H Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, NS

Requested Charity
Liver Foundation