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Duanne Tanswell

Rev. Canon Duanne Tanswell

Thursday, October 15th, 1942 - Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Rev. Canon Duanne Tanswell
76, of Stanley passed away on Monday, January 28, 2019 in Ivany Place, Bedford. Born in Dartmouth he was the son of the late James Edward and Phyllis (Taylor) Tanswell. During Duanne’s years as a parish priest, he served as a rector in the parishes of Ship Harbour, Timberlea, Falmouth, St. Philips, Western Shore as well as Chaplain in the Army Reserve. Duanne also served on various committees for the Diocese, about which he was very committed and passionate. Survived by his wife Shirley (Campbell); sons, James (Marija), Timberlea; Ronald, Bedford; daughter, Wendy (Andrew) Boutilier, Timberlea; grandchildren, Kristin (Peter Gillis), Kevin, Sara, Jessica, Emma and Sophie. Predeceased by his first wife Mary (Terrio) and a sister, Heloise “Sandy”. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, February 2nd in the Cathedral Church of All Saints, 1330 Cathedral Lane, Halifax. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax. Online condolences can be made to www.rawalker.ca
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    Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 2:00pm
    Cathedral Church of All Saints
    1330 Cathedral Lane
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Maynard Negus

Posted at 01:10pm
My sincere condolence.

Sheila(Negus) and Chris Hill

Posted at 10:41am
Our hearts are with you. He was a giving man to all and will be greatly miss.

Marion Jennex

Posted at 04:00pm
To the family of Rev. Duanne Tanswell--Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. "When a loved one becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure." Rest in peace dear friend.-----Ron & Marion Jennex from the Parish of Ship Harbour

Ted & Lu Marsters

Posted at 07:41am
Shirley, Sorry to here of Duannes passing. With deepest sympathy in the lost of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ted & Lu

Lesley Gray

Posted at 12:29pm
Big hugs Wendy & family

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