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Roscoe Albert Schofield

September 6, 1945 ~ January 2, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Roscoe Schofield Obituary

Schofield, Roscoe Albert age 78 of Falmouth passed away peacefully January 2nd with family at his side.

Born in Avonport, he was the son of the late Harry and Jessie (Tracey) Schofield.

Roscoe is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Ruth (Gillott), his children Christopher (Glynis Goetze) Schofield, Heather (Blair Sanford) Schofield and Jacquelyn (Dwayne) Miller. By his sisters; Joyce Swinamer and Linda (James) Schofield and brothers; Harlen (Dorothy) Schofield and Charleton (Cathy) Schofield. His grandchildren; Ryan, Natasha, Jorelle, Nolan, Brittany, Alana and Sophie. Great-grandchildren; Harlo, Ayla, Brylee, Olivia, Mason and Josie. Close family members; Barb and Mike Campbell, Mike and Karen Gillott; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Roscoe is predeceased by his sisters; Blanche, Hilda and Nancy. His brothers; Arnold, Merton and Clinton.

Roscoe was a member of the Windsor Fire Department for 20 years retiring as Captain.  He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch # 009 for 26 years, serving as past President, executive member, as well as an integral member of many other committees. 

Among the many service awards he received over the years, he was recognized by the Canadian Red Cross for having donated blood well over 100 times.

Roscoe was an avid hunter, fisherman and general outdoorsman and his favorite pastime was his many trips to Cape Breton, moose hunting with his buddies, staying in his hand-crafted hunting camp.

In addition to the homes and apartment buildings he constructed throughout Windsor, Falmouth and the Halifax area, Roscoe was well known for his special projects. He took extra pride in his custom designs which included building a 30-foot pirate ship, a boxing ring, toys for his grandchildren and his most popular project, a replica of the Windmill Canteen in Falmouth. You could drive around Nova Scotia and recognize his custom-built screen doors and lawn furniture.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2024 from 1:00 to 3:00pm at the Royal Canadian Legion, 35 Empire Ln., Windsor. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Windsor Fire Dept. Veteran’s Fund or the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #009
For online condolences, please visit: www.eastcoastmemorial.ca

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