Ernest Noel Sampson – 86, of Halifax passed away on October 5th, 2012 at home. Born in Cape Breton he was the son of George and Catherine Sampson.
He was a fireman in the Merchant Navy. After leaving the Merchant Navy he worked the remaining years before his retirement as a Longshore man in Halifax.
He is survived by his daughters, Emmy (Eugene) Provo, Sharon (Primrose) James; sons, Kevin, Ernie (Heather) Sampson, George (Janice) Sampson, Tommy; sisters, Marie (Gordon) Cooper, Madeline (Patrick) Whiffen; brother, Gerald Sampson; 17 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife, Evelyn; brothers, Alex, Joseph (Red), Alphonse, Gerard, Tommy (11 months old), Tommy; sisters, Florence and Dolly, and daughter-in-law, Ann.
A funeral service will be held at Saint Patrick's Church, Brunswick Street on Wednesday, October 10th at 10:00 am.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
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