Mailman, Chester Allen

2017-08-31

67, of New Elm, passed away peacefully at South Shore Regional Hospital on August 31, 2017. Chester worked at Michelin for over 30 years and upon his retiring, he spent his days working around his yard on his trucks and tractors. He looked forward to his weekly card parties with his friends, Loved going for a drive to visit family or friends, or looking for a yard sale. He came from a large family which he loved each and everyone unconditionally. He enjoyed his life with his love Walena by his side. He was so proud of his girls, Amanda and Jennifer and loved them very much. He always had a special sparkle in his eye for his little rascals, Zackery and Nathan. He looked forward to his Sunday dinners after church at Donald & Tena's, where he enjoyed wonderful foods and was surrounded by the family he loved. He could always make you laugh with his jokes or tricks, or captivate you with one of his tales from long ago, often having to stop to giggle at his own story. He was a soft hearted, kind hearted, caring, loving, giving man, with a smile that would melt your heart, and laugh that was contiguous. He was loved by so many and will be greatly missed by all. He was the son of the late Ralph Ruin Mailman and the late Lucy Ellen (Uhlman) Mailman. He is survived by the love of his life, Walena Mae Polson, Daughters: Amanda Mailman and Jennifer (Corey) Fancy. His Grandchildren: Zackery and Nathan Fancy. Siblings: Richard Mailman, Walter Mailman, Tony (Valarie) Mailman, Mildred (Eric) Arenburg and Paulette (Foster) Monk, Brother in Law Donald Mailman, Many Nieces and Nephews. He was predeceased by both parents Ralph and Lucy Mailman. Sisters: Sylvia Mailman, Doris Whynot, Winnie (Chester) Heim, Brother: Harold Mailman. Nephews: Harold Cross and Roderick Leigh Mailman. Sister in Laws: Freda Mailman, Yvonne Mailman, Shirley Mailman. A celebration of life will take place 2:00 pm September 6, 2017, at the Chelsea Christian Fellowship Church, Chelsea NS, with Pastor George Dagley officiating. Interment to follow in Hillside Cemetery, New Elm, followed by a reception at Donald & Tena's residence in New Elm. No visitation at the funeral home, no flowers by request. Donations can be made to the Hillside Cemetery or to the Chelsea Christian Fellowship Church. Arrangements entrusted to Corkum's Funeral Home, Bridgewater, where online condolences may be made by visiting www.corkumfuneralhome.ca

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