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James Frederick Hulford

January 26, 1938 — December 13, 2021

James Frederick Hulford

James Frederick Hulford
New Waterford

It is with great sadness that, we the family, announce the passing of Jim Hulford, age 83, on Monday, December 13, 2021, at home. Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late Jack and Helen (Walters) Hulford.

Jim was always drawn to the water. His working career began as a fisherman, and in his retired years, regular visits to the wharf gave him great joy. In later years, Jim worked as a heavy machine operator, first with the town of New Waterford and then with CBRM, until his retirement in 2003. Jim was always a great storyteller and loved to impart these stories to his family and friends who were a captive audience, or sometimes a captured audience. His stories will be remembered and retold by his family and will be a comfort to them. Some of these stories included some accordion playing, which Jim loved to do – the stomping of the foot and a good old Newfie tune. Jim’s true love was his family. He wore many hats with pride – husband, father, grandpa, great-grandpa, brother, and friend.

Jim is survived by his wife Sylvia (Smith), son Michael (Jenny), daughter Brenda (Graham) MacLeod; sisters Donna (Brian) Naismith, Helen (Charles– deceased) Antle, Kathy, Sheila; grandchildren Alex, Eric, Chera (Conan) Clements, Kevin (Penny) Copan; great-grandchildren Carter, Tanner, Miller, Taylor, Harper, and many very special nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sister Judy and brother-in-law Alec White, sister Sandra, brother John and sister-in-law Sheila, brother David and sister-in-law Elaine.

Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be on Friday, December 17 from 6-8 pm. Masks, ID, as well as proof of double vaccination are required. Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim’s memory can be made to the Nova Scotia Diabetes Association.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave, New Waterford, 902-862-7500.

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