NORMAN, Frederic (Fred) Anthony
It is with great sadness that Fred’s family announces his passing on December 3rd, 2015. Fred was born in St. John’s Newfoundland on September 28th, 1928. He served as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces between 1951 and 1976. He then retired to Chilliwack and began a new career at Sears where he worked until 1987.
Fred was a member of the core group that started Branch 280 of the Royal Canadian Legion. He was the first President of the Branch and eventually became Zone Commander of the Pacific Region. He was very proud to receive his Lifetime Membership. Besides being involved in many capacities with the Legion, he volunteered on numerous committees for the City of Chilliwack, including the Chilliwack District Senior Resources Society, Public Safety Committee, Youth Commission and the Traffic Safety Committee.
Fred was pre-deceased by his wife Eileen (Tiller) and youngest daughter Cindy Pennell. He will be remembered by his family as a loving, supportive father. He will be deeply missed by his daughters Cheryl (Dennis), Debbie (Tom), Darlene (Jim); grandchildren Charidee (Kelly), Tannis, Dustin (Gillian), Michael (Megan), Andrea (Mark), Krista (Max), Caylie (Tyler) and great-grandchildren Dylan, Riley, Makayla, Brandon, Elijah, Lila, Cole and Oscar. His sister Theresa (Charles), also mourns his passing.
A celebration of life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 280 on Thursday December 17, 2015 at 2 p.m. Angus Haggarty officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the BC Cancer Society or a charitable organization of your choice.
We will love and miss you always.
McLeans Funeral (604)847-3477