Passed away peacefully with family by his side at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at the age of 87.
Beloved Husband and best friend of Shirley Brown for 53 wonderful years. Loving Dad of Stephen Brown (Margaret), Oona Seguin and son-in-law Peter Seguin. Cherished Grandfather to Christopher Brown (Amie), Megan Vaillant (Andre), Nicholas Brown, Samantha Seguin, Amie Seguin. Predeceased by his parents Wilbert and Edna Brown of Emo, ON and siblings Faye Cooper (Don), Anne Wilson (Doug). Predeceased by his mother and father-in-law Olive and Stowe Wood. Dear brother-in-law of the late John Wood (Dorothy). Fondly remembered Uncle to Brenda, Jonathan, Susan, Cheryl, Donna, Judy, Daryl, Cindy and the late Dave. Fred will be missed by all his dear friends from his beloved community of Barwick.
Fred was a true definition of a devoted husband to his Honey Shirley, following her in all her adventures whether it was shopping, visiting or touring around Ontario. They were very fortunate to do annual trips to Shirley’s home Island Grand Turk after retirement. Fred was proud to have worked with the CNR for many years and was able to retire at 55.
Memorial contributions (payable by cheque or online) to ARCH would be greatly appreciated.
Fred’s family would like to thank the entire Sault Ste. Marie palliative care team for their help and support during the last eight months.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 11 a.m. at the Barwick Cemetery (Barwick, Ontario). Covid restrictions to be followed. Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. East 705-759-2522). Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.arthurfuneralhome.com for the Brown family.