TURPLE, Robert Sutherland -89 of Alma and formerly of Pictou, passed away peacefully March 6, 2018 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Visitation will be held Saturday, March 10th from 6-8 PM in the McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou. Funeral will be held at 2 PM Sunday in the McLaren Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kevin Mattatall officiating. Burial will follow in the Central Caribou Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Aberdeen Hospital Palliative Care Unit.