Donald Howard

Date of death:
Friday December 29, 2017

Salons funéraires Maher Funeral Home, NB

Donald Howard Mann April 8, 1931 - December 29, 2017 Don Mann passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on December 29th, 2017. Born in Campbellton, N. B. on April 8th, 1931, he was the son of the late Murdock Mann and the late Merinda (Callaghan) Mann. A career horticulturist, he enjoyed life to the fullest and had a passion for the outdoors. He loved camping, canoeing, bird watching and carving, fishing, hunting partridge, gardening, picking fiddleheads, dead-heading his flowers, and singing whenever the opportunity arose. He served his community as a Scout leader, president of the Campbellton Curling Club, director for the Restigouche Golf and Country Club, and as an active member of the Caledonian Society, UCT, and church choir. His involvement with the Rotary Club was recognized with the Paul Harris Fellowship award. He loved his days at the cottage and running the Restigouche River with his friends and family. During his retirement years, he took his wife to Australia and swam the Great Barrier Reef. He looked forward to their annual winter stays in Florida with friends and family. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by Isabel Catherine (Reid) his wife of 61 years and his children Dianne Susan Mann (Bob) of Fredericton, Robert Shanley Mann (Kathy) of St. Stephen, Mary Isabel Laevski (Hristo) of Tide Head and Margaret Ann Mann (Mark) of Fredericton. He is also survived by his brother Ralph Mann (Katherine) of Campbellton and beloved grandchildren Danielle Sweezey (Brad), Ryan Laforge (Stephanie), Paul Dunphy, Peter Dunphy (Tamara), Mitchell Mann, Kristina Laevski (Jordan), Michelle Laevski, Angela Laevski as well as several nieces, nephews, and great-grandchildren. Visitation from 1-2 pm on Saturday, January 6th, 2018 at First United Church in Campbellton followed by the Funeral Service. Special thanks to the nurses and doctors in the ICU and Palliative Care Unit at the Campbellton Regional Hospital for their kindness and care. If desired, donations can be made to the Friends of Healthcare Foundation in Campbellton. Funeral arrangements are in care of Maher's Funeral Home. (506) 789-1699 or toll free (855) 404-1699 email: maher. fh@nb. Salons funéraires Maher Funeral Home, NB, 2018-01-01

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