ENRIGHT, D’Arcy William Joseph


Age 91, passed away peacefully in his home, his dog Gryphon at his side, on December 28, 2019 in Blandford, Nova Scotia. A scholar, a gentleman, a loving husband, a caring father and a sage grandfather, he will be deeply missed by all whose lives he touched. D’Arcy was born on July 10, 1928, in West Shefford, (renamed as Bromont), Quebec, to William Enright and Anna Enright (nee Brunelle). On October 1, 1955, he married Maureen (Mary Margret) O’Sullivan in Bromont. He worked in education as a teacher, a guidance counselor, and a school administrator for several school boards in Canada and, for a time in England. He was an active member of his community contributing his many talents to numerous organizations including: The Lion’s Club, the Blandford Seasiders, Blandford and Area Historical Society, and was a founding member of Aspotogan Arts and Crafts. D’Arcy is preceded in death by his beloved wife Maureen, his cherished sisters Joan and Noreen, and his infant son David who passed the 5th day after birth. D’Arcy is survived by his six children: Marianne and husband Blaine, Oonagh and wife Louise, Amanda, Gillian and partner Keeley, Gerald and wife Youme, and Deirdre and husband Chris, his siblings; Keith, George, Ronald, Kathleen, and Audrey , his nine grandchildren: Jessica, Brendan, Cassidy, Brogan, Emma, Nicholas, Anna, Caedda and Candice, and son in law Paul. Visitation will be at the Davis Funeral Home, 256 Pig Loop Rd Chester, Friday, January 10, 2020 from 6 to 8 p.m. Phone: +1 902 275 3811. Funeral Mass will be at Saint Augustine’s Parish Catholic Church, 105 King St Chester, Nova Scotia Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 11 a.m. A celebration of his life will be held at the Blandford Community Center following the service from 12:30 to 3 p.m., all are welcome.

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