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Arnold St. Clair Legrow


Arnold St. Clair Legrow

With much sadness, the family of Arnold St. Clair Legrow, age 91, announce his passing at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Amherst on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Born in Gardiner, Mass., he was the son of the late Ernest and Juanita Legrow.

Arnold returned to Springhill with his family at the age of 8 and was educated in Springhill and after high school studied radio electronics in St. John NB.  He worked in auto mechanics with his father in his service station in Springhill, and later taught at the Cumberland Regional Vocational School for approximately 25 years teaching first heavy equipment repair and later auto repair.  He was a member of the St. Andrews Wesley United Church and its choir throughout his life and was active as a young adult first as a Scout leader and later in the adult program called the Square Circle.  Arnold also had a passion for antique autos and restored and enjoyed two 1923 Model T Fords and a 1936 Studebaker, and was a member of the Cumberland Car Club for many years.

Arnold will be sadly missed by his daughter Lee (Steve) Hamblen, Kitchener, ON, son-in-law David (Darla) Bradley, 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his wife Doris (nee Smith) of 60 years,  daughters, Maureen and Darla (Bradley) and sister Eudora (Arnold) Young. 

Arnold's remains have been entrusted into the care of the A.H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill (902-597-2361) from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 2 pm.  Reception to follow. Interment after the reception for any who wish to join will take place in the Hillside Cemetery. 

Donations to the St. Andrew's Wesley United Church or a charity of the donor's choice gratefully accepted .

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

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Service Date
Sunday, July 28, 2019
Service Time
2:00 pm
Service Location
A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill

Burial Date
July 28, 2019
Burial Time
Following the Funeral Service
Burial Location
Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS

Requested Charity
St. Andrew's Wesley United Church, Donor's Choice