Carl Trider

Obituary of Carl Trider

With saddened hearts we announce the passing of Carl William Trider, 71, of Falmouth. Carl passed away at home on April 26th, 2020 after a brief battle with brain cancer. Carl is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Heather (Clarke); and sons, Jason (Krista) of Falmouth; Adam (Ingrid Perry) of Moncton; Jonathan (Diana) of Dartmouth; his much-adored grandchildren, Brandon, Robbie, Emily, Anderson, Joshua, Annie, and Max. He is also survived by his brothers, Robert (Diane), Donald, both of Dartmouth; Chris (Janice) of Beaver Brook; sisters-in-law, Jean of Edmonton and Sheila (Martin) of Toronto; brother-in-law, David (Germaine) of Dartmouth and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, sister-in-law, Leah and brother-in-law, Bob. Carl was born in Halifax to Charles and Thelma (Merson) Trider on December 14th, 1948. He graduated from Dartmouth High School then attended Dalhousie University where he graduated in 1971 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy. After graduation he worked at Woodlawn Pharmacy and Shoppers Drug Mart, before becoming owner of Windsor Prescription Centre (formerly Dimock’s Pharmacy). He was an avid supporter of independent business and one of the first pharmacies to join Pharmasave Atlantic in 1988 serving on the Board and various committees over the years. He was a respected businessman in Windsor for 30 years, also owning pharmacies in New Minas, Lower Sackville, Dartmouth and Halifax. As a father he enjoyed cherished family time at the cottage on Piggott Lake and sharing his love of golf with his sons. Retiring in 2009, he was able to spend time golfing and travelling with Heather, enjoying time in Florida for the past 10 winters. In 2019, Carl fulfilled his dream of attending the Masters golf tournament and walking the grounds of Augusta National. He was a long-time member of Avon Valley Golf and Country Club where he enjoyed weekly men’s night and the many friendships he formed on the course. Memorial donations may be made to Hants Community Hospital Foundation, 89 Payzant Dr., Windsor, NS B0N 2T0 or Windsor Elms Village, 174 Dyke Rd., Falmouth, NS B0P 1L0. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the palliative care team at Hants Community Hospital. We remember Carl as kind and generous, a true gentleman who enjoyed his life. His wit and humour were unmatched. He will be missed. Arrangements have been entrusted to DeMont Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). A celebration of life will be planned at a later date. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting: www.demontfamilyfuneralhome.ca
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