Spr William Joseph Awalt, CD (Ret’d)

    • Spr William Joseph Awalt, CD (Ret’d)
    • RCE GVIR

    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper William Joseph Awalt, CD (Ret’d), of Halifax NS on 7 March 2022 at the Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Hospital in Halifax at age 91. William was a Korean War veteran of 23rd Field Squadron (1952-53). He subsequently served in field squadrons in Canada and Germany and deployed to Egypt (1964-65) on United Nations peacekeeping duties with UNEF (United Nations Emergency Force). William also served in Camp Aldershot NS and with 6 Works Company in Halifax.

    William enjoyed welding and mechanics and began his own company, B & D Welders, after he retired from the Canadian Forces. He was an active member of the Korean Veterans Association and several Royal Canadian Legion branches in the area as well as the Army, Navy, and Air Force Club. 

    Visitation will be held in the Atlantic Funeral Home Sackville Chapel (125 Sackville Drive) on Monday, 14 March from 2:00-4:00 PM and 6:00-8:00 PM. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, 15 March at 1:00 PM. Burial in Oakridge Memorial Gardens. A reception will follow in the funeral home. Reserve your attendance at 902-864-1434 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM.
    No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may be sent to the funeral home.