It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Douglas Percy Sterling, age 79, of Amherst, formerly of Springhill. Doug passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre.
Born in Springhill, NS, he was a son of the late James and Esther (Mitchell) Sterling.
He will be dearly missed by his wife Audrey Legere; step children Kevin (Karen) Legere, and Geraldine Legere, all of Amherst, NS; step grandchildren Natasha, Corey and Monique; six step great grandchildren Austin, Braxton, Chase, Mason, Serenity and Ember; sisters Betty Sterling and Amy (Richard) Fulton.
He was predeceased by his step daughter Susan Legere as well as several siblings.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS (902-667-8777). There will be no visitation or funeral at this time. Doug will be laid to rest in Five Islands in the Spring.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Doug's online memorial at www.furlongjones.ca or through the Furlong~Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.