Gilbert Alexander Fraser

Gilbert Alexander Fraser passed away at his home in Sutherlands River on August 26, 2008.

Born in 1923 in MacPherson's Mills, he was the youngest son of the late Alex. D. and Jessie Ann (Holmes) Fraser. He was self-employed, operating his own company, G.A. Fraser Maintenance Ltd.

Actively involved in Sutherland's River Presbyterian Church, he served as an elder and was Clerk of Session for 34 years. He received his 60 year bar from Hudson Masonic Lodge in 2006. He was chaplain for many years, and was a past District Grand Chaplain. He belonged to Prentice Boys L.O.L. No. 76, Men's Fellowship Group of Sutherlands River Presbyterian Church, and Seniors Friendship Group, Thorburn. He sincerely enjoyed visiting residents of the county nursing homes and patients in hospital.

He is survived by his wife, Amelia (Ross), and children, Greg (Marion Johnston), Judy, Peter (Debra McRae), Susan (Craig MacKay); grandchildren, Mark, Grant, Emily, Fraser, Kelly, Peter, Erin, Matthew, and Cameron; great-grandchildren, Riley and Olivia. He was predeceased by brothers, Herbie and Harry, and infant grandson, Sandy.

The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Sutherlands River Presbyterian Church with Jessie Johnson officiating, assisted by Rev. Glenn S. MacDonald. Burial will follow in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens.

Family flowers only, please. Memorial gifts may be given to the Victorian Order of Nurses, Camp Geddie Land Purchase or any charity.


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