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Keith D. Poplar


Keith D. Poplar

BROOKDALE, NS:  It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Keith Dennis Poplar, age 69, of Brookdale, NS, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, following complications associated with vasculitis at the QE2 Health Sciences Centre in Halifax.

Born in Strathcona, NS, he was the son of the late John and Eva (Rector) Poplar.

Keith worked in construction and maintenance at Gables Nursing Home.  He was always willing to help anyone who needed it.  He was very sociable and could sit for hours and talk about event and people of days gone by with great knowledge of family ties in the River Hebert/Joggins and surrounding areas.  He was well loved and respected by everyone who knew him.  He really enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Keith will be loving remembered and missed by his wife of 49 eyars, Eleanor (McKinnon), Brookdale; daughter Amy (Jordan) Smith, Memramcook, NB; son and best friend Robbie (Carrie Lee), River Hebert, NS; grandchildren Jayde and Lilly Smith and Alex and Rowen Poplar; sisters Beverley Rosenberg, Lorna Melanson, Nancy McKeigan; brothers John, Maxie, Michael, Marty and Randy; as sell as many sisters and brother in laws and many nieces and nephews.  

Besides his parents, Keith was predeceased by infant son Robbie Keith Jospeh Poplar; brothers Terry and Danny 

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Jones Family Funeral Centre, 70 Church Street, Amherst (902-667-8777) from where an Afternoon of Remembrance will be held from 2 until 4 pm on Monday, July 29, 2019.  Burial will take place in the St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery at a later date.

Donations in memory of Keith may be made to the St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery, or a charity of the donor's choice. 

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

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Service Date
Monday, July 29, 2019
Service Time
2 to 4 pm
Service Location
Jones Family Funeral Centre, Amherst, NS

Afternoon of Remembrance

Burial Location
St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery, Joggins, NS

Requested Charity
St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery, Joggins, NS