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Earl D. Trenholm


Earl D. Trenholm

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Earl Douglas Trenholm, age 63, of Port Elgin.  Earl passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, July 8, 2017.

Born in Sackville, NB, he was a son of the late Guy and Louise (Murray) Trenholm.

Earl worked with CN for 35 years.  He was a dedicated husband, father, brother and loving grandfather.  He was a member of the Trinity United Church, Port Elgin.  The last several years he volunteered tirelessly at the Fernwood Cemetery.  A man with a great heart, he is forever remembered as the man who "Laughed so hard he cried."  He was well loved by all who knew him.  Next to family, his passion was his hobby farm.

He was predeceased by his first wife Dorothy (Colwell) Trenholm.  

He will be deeply missed by his loving wife Nancy; sons, Jason (Tracy), Leduc, AB, Jeffrey (Melissa Jones), Port Elgin, Paul (Jennifer Roach), Port Elgin, Timothy (Tanya), Port Elgin, and Tyler (Janet MacDonald), Baie Verte; grandchildren, Tyson, Jayne, Jacob, Halee, Gracie, Prestin, Ethan and Mason; siblings Joy (Bill) Bubar, Mount Hope, ON, Judy (Terry) Morrison, Port Elgin, Joanne Trenholm, Timber River, Buddy (Kay), Riverview, and Sherry Trenholm, Port Elgin; several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jones Funeral Home. Visiting hours will take place at the Jones Funeral Centre, Port Elgin, 3 West Main Street, (506-538-2241) on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm.  The funeral service will take place from the Jones Funeral Centre, Port Elgin on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 2 pm, Wayne Jarvis, DLM, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Fernwood Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Earl may be made to the charity of your choice.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Earl's online memorial at or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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Service Date
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Service Time
2 pm
Service Location
Jones Funeral Centre, Port Elgin

Visitation Time
2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm
Visitation Location
Jones Funeral Centre, Port Elgin

Burial Date
After the funeral.
Burial Location
Fernwood Cemetery, Port Elgin

Requested Charity
Charity of Choice