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William David "Billy" Durant


William David "Billy" Durant

Durant, William David "Billy", age 68, of Pomquet, Antigonish County, passed away on March 2, 2019, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.

Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Rita Margaret (Durant) Benoit.

Billy worked as a drywaller in Halifax for many years before returning home to Pomquet in 2010.  He loved his old cars, four-wheeling, visiting friends, and having coffee at Tim Hortons.

He is survived by his companion, Ruth Richard, sisters, Sylvia Benoit (Dean Byard), Fort Saskatchewan, AB; and Elizabeth (Wayne) MacDonald, Piedmont; brother, Robert (Charlene) Benoit, Camrose, AB; aunt, Jessie Durant, and many nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Besides his mother, he is predeceased by his stepfather, Peter Benoit, and several aunts and uncles.

Cremation has taken place.  Funeral will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Ste Croix Church, Pomquet, at 11:00am, Reverend Daniel MacDonald presiding.  Burial in the parish cemetery.

In Memoriam, donations to St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation (ICU) appreciated.  Funeral arrangements are under the direction of C.L. Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish.  Online condolences:

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Service Date
Saturday, June 22, 2019
Service Time
11:00 am
Service Location
Ste. Croix Church, Pomquet, NS

Requested Charity
St. Martha's Regional Hospital Foundation (ICU)