Patrick Read

Obituary of Patrick Alfred Read

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It is with a heavy heart that the family of Patrick Alfred Read, Beaconsfield (Bridgetown), N.S. share his sudden passing at home on Thursday, August 11th, 2022. 

He was born in Castlegar (which is in the west Kootneay region of British Colombia) March 21st, 1962 to Alfred and Rita.  He was a Veteran (Able Seaman) of the Canadian Navy (1981-1986).  He spent the  balance of his career with the Department of National Defense as a Stationery Engineer until his recent retirement.  Pat and his wife of 22 years Wendy, relocated from Sooke, B.C. to Nova Scotia, a few years ago. 

He was predeceased by his parents.  He leaves behind his loving wife Wendy (nee Bugbee) of Beaconsfield, two adult step-children, Joshua Adam Larkin (Saint Andrews, N.S.) and Lita Larkin (San Diego, CA), and one step-grandson, Ayden. He loved them all dearly and they, him. 

Pat was an avid outdoorsman with a love of backpacking, hiking, and fishing.  Pat was an incredibly hard worker and 100% dependable.  He had a caring heart and will be missed beyond words by his beloved Wendy and his family.   

Services will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, a donation made to the funeral home to help with funeral costs.  On line condolences may be sent to






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