Rev. Edgar Rhodes Patriquin

15-Mar-1926 - 29-Sep-2017

Obituary Overview

In Loving Memory

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Reverend Edgar Rhodes Patriquin age 91 of Amherst, NS, on Friday, September 29, 2017 at the East Cumberland Lodge in Pugwash, NS.

Born in North River, NS, he was the son of the late William and Theresa (McGill) Patriquin, Wentworth, NS.
Edgar had a very fulfilling career as a United Baptist Minister in many pastorates throughout the Maritimes for 58 years.

Edgar will be lovingly remembered by his wife Joyce (Nickerson) Patriquin, sons Harold (Ruthie), Oxford NS; Douglas (Audrey), Amherst NS; and James (Doris), Burlington Ont. Beloved grandchildren, Ashley, Amy, Josh and great grandson Remington, as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Edgar was the last surviving member of his immediate family and was predeceased by his first wife, the former Helen K. Ralston, and brother Basil H. Patriquin.

A time of visitation will be held Monday, October 2nd, from 2-4 and 6-8pm at Campbells Funeral Home, 98 Church Street, Amherst NS (902-667-9906). 

The funeral service will be celebrated on Tuesday October, 3rd at 1 pm at First Baptist Church, Amherst, NS, with Rev. Byron Corkum, assisted by Rev. Don Miller. Reception to follow. Interment will take place in the Wentworth United Baptist Cemetery.

In lieu of floral tributes, memorial contributions in Edgar’s memory can be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, the East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash, NS., or charity of your choice.

Online Condolences & sharing of memories may be forwarded to the family via: or by visiting the funeral home Facebook page.

Funeral Details

  • Viewing

    Campbell's Funeral Home

    Event Times:

    02-Oct-2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    02-Oct-2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Funeral Service

    First Baptist Church

    Event Times:

    03-Oct-2017 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Reception

    First Baptist Church

    Event Times:

    03-Oct-2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Interment

    Wentworth United Baptist Cemetery

    Event Times:

    03-Oct-2017 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

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Condolences from family and friends

Posted by Rev. Dr. Morley A Shaw | 12-Oct-2017

We want to express our Christian love and sympathy to you and the family on the loss of your loved one. Although our faith assures us of God's great love and compassion during these times of loss, there is still a sense of loss until we are together again. Please accept our sincere condolence and be assured our our prayers as you mourn the loss of your loved one and celebrate his life. In Christian sympathy, Morley & Joy

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