Croft, Milton Vernon William of Halifax passes away July 18, 2013, at the Veterans Memorial Hospital. Born in Chester Basin, NS he was the son of the late William and Gladys (Hiltz) Croft. He served in WWII overseas with the infantry in England and became a clerk dealing with bringing brides home to Canada. Later he worked as a Civil Servant for many years at HMCS Dockyards. He enjoyed woodworking and fishing and the outdoors tinkering at the cottage and taking photos.
He is survived by his wife, the former Maxine Leighton; son Reid (Laura) of Halifax; granddaughter, Lacey MacDonald and grandson Leighton as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters, Mildred, Lillian, Lois, Helen; brothers, Arthur, Earl, and Clark.
Visitation will be held Thursday, July 25th at 6-8 pm at J. A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, NS B3S 0E1 (902-455-0531). Memorial service will be held Friday, July 26 at 10 am at Snows Memorial Chapel. Cremation has already taken place, Burial at a later date. Family flowers only, donations may be made to charity of choice in Milton's memory.
The family would like to say a special thank you to the staff of the Veteran's Memorial Hospital and 6 Jubilee West for their compassion and care. To view or send an online condolence, please visit www.jasnowfuneralhome.com