HILTZ, Basil Edward


HILTZ, Basil Edward  – 89, of Lyon’s Brook, Pictou County, passed away April 25, 2018 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.  Born on Cape John, he was a son of the late Wesley & Willa (Langille) Hiltz.  Basil was a self employed trucker for almost 50 years.  He loved camping and was also an avid hunter.  He is survived by his daughter, Eva Baillie (Blaine Foote), Kenzieville; son, Doug Hiltz (Jennifer), Lyons Brook; grandsons, Jason (Jayme), Devin (Crystal), Jeffrey, Jordan; great-grandson, Silas; sisters, Leona, Mabel, Esther & Elsie; and brother, Russell; nieces and nephews.  Basil was predeceased by his wife, Olive and brother, Carmen.  Visitation will be held 1-2, with service to follow at 2:00 PM on Saturday from the McLaren Funeral Home, Chapel, Pictou.  Burial will be in the Scotch Hill Cemetery.  The family would like to extend sincere thanks to his brother, Russell and nephew, Chris, for all their visits and support over the past few years.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in his memory may be made to the S.P.C.A. www.mclarenfuneral.ca