David Galpin

Obituary of David Galpin

It is with great sadness that the family of David Galpin, 64, announce his passing after a brief battle with cancer on February 17, 2021, in Sussex, NB. David born on May 17, 1956 was the youngest son of Sylvia and Lou Galpin

David was a great family man and a loving father. He took great pleasure in being a foster parent for the last 35 years. He and his wife had fostered over 80 children in that time period making many lifelong connections.  He enjoyed fishing, and long walks with his babies in their stroller. 

His family and friends will always remember him as a patient and helpful person.

David is survived by his wife of 40 years: Wendy (McKee) Galpin; his Mother, Sylvia Galpin; his brother, Llewellyn (Cheryl) Galpin of Halifax; his mother and father in- law: Janet & Elwin McKee of Sussex; his daughters: Marsha (Wade) Duncan of Moncton, Tabatha (Rick) Chambers of Halifax, Jennifer (Steve) Wilson of Hampton, Christina (Jason) Hayward of Saint John, Jen (Dale) Allaby of Grand Manan, Angela Galpin of St. Martins, And his very special princess; his sons: Mitchell (Melissa) Galpin of Ontario, and Noah McNally of Saint John; 16 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

He is predeceased by his father, Lou Galpin and his chosen daughter, Sarah McDonald.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Wallace Funeral Home, 34 Sunnyside Drive, Sussex (506-433-1176). Due to Covid-19, a Celebration of David's life will be held on a later date with a gathering at his home in Sussex.


Online condolences and donations may be made at www.WallaceFuneralHome.com

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