Sidney “Sid” May, age 78, of New Minas passed away peacefully on April 5, 2023, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. He was the son of the late Morgan and Lucy May.
Sid worked at Michelin Tire Company for many years, starting in the Granton Plant and then in the Waterville Plant after moving to the Valley, he retired from the Waterville Plant in 2009. Previous to Michelin, he worked for the Hudson Bay Company on the boats as an engineer.
Sid was an avid curler, hockey player, traveller, and fisherman. He loved camping and cooking, but his greatest pleasure was watching his granddaughters skate and play soccer, and attending their competitions.
Sid is survived by wife, Lynn May (Crosby); daughter, Shannon May (Rob Johnson), of Berwick; son, JD May (Ladine Moody), of Coldbrook; granddaughters, Brooke and Cassie Johnson, of Berwick; grandsons, Noah, of Vancouver, BC; Arjun May, of Westminister, BC; sister-in-law, Ursula May, of Paradise, NL; brothers-in-law, Tony Snow, of Wings Point, NL; and Ernest John May, of Grand Banks, NL; two very special people he watched grow-up Maria and Jacob Swindell. Sid is also survived by several nephews, nieces; great nephews and nieces; and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Sid was predeceased by brothers, Morgan, Harvey, Carl, and Winston; sisters, Emily and Joyce.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, 34 Coldbrook Village Park Dr., Coldbrook, NS, B4R 1B9 (902-679-2822).