FRASER, Charles Frederick
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September 14, 1924 - September 17, 2012
It is with deep sadness, that we announce the passing of our father, Charles Fraser, on September 17, 2012. After a courageous battle with cancer, he passed peacefully at the age of 88, with family by his side. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Jeanne Fraser. He was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Jane Fraser, Sydney, Nova Scotia. Predeceased by his brother, James (Florence), and long time partner, Vivian Pilon. Survived by his sisters; Gertie Jones (Charles), Ruby McVicar (Stewart), and Edna Harwood (Patrick). He will be forever loved, and sadly missed by his children, Charles (Marie-Paul), Gordon, Robert (Carolyn), Carole Griffin (nee Fraser), Kevin (Tanya), Bruce, Dale Pilon (Kimberly). He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren; Sabrina, Anna, Dylan, Elise, Michael, Andrea, Cody, Brendan, and Olivia. Charlie was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia. He served as a "Merchant Seamanâ€? in the Second World War, and also served in the Canadian Army. He will be remembered as an individual who embraced life as an "entertainer, reciting poetry of Robert Service and singing, always joking, making sure all his company had a good time.â€? Charlie loved telling tales of the past, was an avid sports enthusiast and thoroughly enjoyed the company of his dog, Champ. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Dad, we will miss you!!!
Our family wishes to thank the
DeMaisonneuve/Rosemont Palliative Care for their compassionate care during our Dad's stay. A "Celebration of Charlie's Lifeâ€? will be held at; National Field of Honour, September 24th, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. 703 Donegani, Pointe Claire. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to your favourite charity in his memory.
Published in The Gazette on Sept. 22, 2012