Robert George Pulsifer

Male 1919 - 2016  (97 years)


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  • Name Robert George Pulsifer 
    Nickname Bob 
    Born 3 Oct 1919  Hantsport, Hants, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Nov 2016  Halifax, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • PULSIFER, Robert George \'Bob\'
      Of Springhill/ Halifax. Born October 3, 1919, in Hantsport, died November 9, 2016 in Halifax. Son of the late Walter H. Pulsifer and Margaret (Low) Pulsifer (of Hantsport). Predeceased by his beloved wife, Thelma (2007): his brothers, William and Walter and his good friend, Nita Brennan. Bob worked in numerous local industries before serving in the army as an infantry instructor from 1942-1945. He became a master mason at which he worked throughout his life. He finished his working life with Correctional Services Canada in Springhill. A true Christian gentleman, he served as a deacon and choir member in the Hantsport, Kentville, and Springhill Baptist Churches. He was also an active Rotarian and member of the Masonic Lodge. Bob was a star pitcher with the Army Team in Camp Aldershot during the war and helped lead it to a semi-final victory in 1944 (there was no final). He sang baritone with the Annapolis Valley based gospel octet the Avon Eight and was a lead in the barbershop quartet the Four Barrs, and performed with numerous other singing groups. Throughout his life his chief loves were family, church, singing and baseball. The funeral will be held in Springhill Baptist Church, 47 Church St. on Tuesday, November 15 at 2 p.m., with reception to follow, and interment will take place next to his beloved Thelma in Riverbank Cemetery, Hantsport at a later date.
    Buried Riverbank Cemetery, Hantsport, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4938  Hantsport Families
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2020 

    Father Walter Howard Pulsifer,   b. 18 Sep 1888, Avonport, Kings, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Margaret Louise Low,   b. Abt 1890, Salisbury, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 19 Dec 1912  Hantsport, Hants, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F2180  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thelma Alice Houghton,   b. 20 Jan 1920, Falmouth, Hants, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 2007, Springhill, Cumberland, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1942  Kentville, Kings, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F1652  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] The Chronicle Herald.

    2. [S2009] Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics, Registration Year: 1912 - Book: 1824 - Page: 148 - Number: 126.

    3. [S2009] Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics, Registration Year: 1942 - Book: 116 - Page: 156.