William Lester

Date de décès:
jeudi 15 mars 2018

McAdams Funeral Home, NB

William Lester McNamara March 15, 2018 William Lester McNamara 1933-2018 It is with great sadness that the family of William Bill Lester McNamara announces his passing on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at York Care Centre. Born in Young's Cove, NB, he was the son of the late Lester and Mary (Fowler) McNamara and the loving husband of Maude (Evans) McNamara. Bill is survived by his wife of 63 years Maude; his children Bryan (Carolyn), Donna (Terry) and Robert (Patty); grandchildren Craig (Erin), Dustin (Sharday), Ben (Sarah), Kelsey (Adam), Charlie (Terrah) and Ed; the great grandchildren who always gave him much joy and a smile on his face whenever they were around, Eva, Duncan, Mae, Seth, Abeilla, Aria and Finnegan; sisters Mary Lewis (Neil) and Lucille Jones as well as several wonderful nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Bill was predeceased by brothers James and John; sisters Dorothy Reece and Florence Pollock; brothers-in-law Holly Reece, Ron Pollock and Dan Jones; sister-in-law Anne McNamara and nephew Donald Jones. Bill graduated from Saint John Vocational in 1950 and then from UNB in Mechanical Engineering in 1955. He began his career with Avro Aircraft in Malton, ON, working on the Avro Arrow. When the company closed its doors, he answered the call from friends in New Brunswick and began his career with ADI and eventually with EXP. Bill is the last of the original partners in Associated Designers and Inspectors. Bill was involved with the APEGNB for many years, both as a member and as president in 1971. He was a member of St. Paul's Senior Choir for over 50 years and also a member of the Golden Club. During his active years, he skied many years at Crabbe Mt and other ski hills. He enjoyed water skiing, boating, golfing and travelling near and far. Visitation will take place at McAdam's Funeral Home on Monday, March 19, 2018 from 5-8 pm. A memorial service will be held at St. Paul's United Church on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Richard Bowley officiating. Interment will take place in the Young's Cove United Church Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Paul's United Church, Fredericton Homeless Shelter or a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated. Service Date Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Service Time 2:00 pm Service Location St. Paul's United Church Visitation Monday, March 19, 2018 Visitation Time 5-8 pm Visitation Location McAdam's Funeral Home Burial Date At a Later Date Burial Location Young's Cove United Church Cemetery Requested Charity St. Paul's United Church, Fredericton Homeless Shelter or a charity of the donor's choice McAdams Funeral Home, NB, 2018-03-17

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