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Leonard Joseph Druhan


Leonard Joseph Druhan

It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of our father, grandfather, brother, and uncle Leonard Joseph Druhan, 83 of Antigonish who passed away on Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 in St. Martha's Regional Hospital after a brief illness. 

Lenny was born on December 22, 1935 in Ohio, Antigonish County, the son of the late Aubrey and Catherine (Chisholm) Druhan. 

He was a lifelong painter and was well-known in the community, and he was a dedicated volunteer at the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home.  He was a proud and loving father and grandfather and enjoyed fishing and hunting until recently.   

Lenny is survived by his children, Debbie (Gerard) MacKay, Saltsprings; Gerard (Ginny), Dartmouth; Sharon (Bruce) Patzer, Chestermere, AB; Ken (Jackie), Lantz; Derek (Candace MacKenzie), Antigonish;  their mother, Ann Theriault and his grandchildren, Justin, Rachel, Mark, Gavin, Gillian, and Harrison.  He will be terribly missed by his siblings Mary Carroll, Georgina Cameron, Jean (Doug) Cameron, Margie (Placide) Cameron, Sandy (Diane), Ann (Jimmy) Delorey, Aubrey, and Marion (Frank) Delorey. 

He was predeceased by his grandson; Trevor MacKay, and brother, Benny.

Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation as requested.  Funeral Mass will be held Monday in St. Ninian Cathedral at 11:00am, Reverend Donald MacGillivray presiding.  Burial in the parish cemetery.

In Memoriam, donations may be made to St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation or a charity of choice. 

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of C.L. Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish.  Online condolences:

Service Date
Monday, August 12, 2019
Service Time
Service Location
St. Ninian Cathedral, Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Burial Location
St. Ninian Cemetery

Requested Charity
St. Martha's Regional Hospital Foundation or Charity of Choice