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NEVILLE J. CRABBE

CRABBE, NEVILLE J. - The death of Neville James Crabbe, of 17 Ferris Rd., Red Rapids, NB E7H 2A1, occurred at home on February 14, 2003. Born August 17, 1927, in Riverbank, NB, the son of Harold and Helen Crabbe of Riverbank. Neville attended Florenceville Schools, and in 1943 joined the merchant marines. After the war, in 1946 Neville returned to work in the family sawmill business. In 1947, Neville married Audrey Stephenson of Florenceville. Over the next 55 years, Neville lived in Florenceville, Bristol, and Arthurette and worked in the wood products industry all of his life. Neville was very active throughout his life in service clubs, an ardent fly fisherman, hunter, guide, ball player, dart player, canoe poler, woodsman and friend of many people. Neville is survived by daughters; Sharon Brodbeck (Chris) of Fredericton, Shelley Bulmer (Banford) of Bristol, sons; Harold Crabbe (Paula) of Bristol, Stephen Crabbe (Joanne) of St. Andrews, sisters; Audrey Clark (Hal) of Halifax, Avis Savage (Ed) of Lakeville, brothers; Deane Crabbe (Joyce) of Bristol, and Paul Crabbe of Fredericton, and Neville's loving companion Barbara Guest of Arthurette, grandchildren; Lindsay LePage and Lisa LePage, Fredericton, Jennifer Snihur, Bristol, Sarah Crabbe, Calgary, Jesse Bulmer, Perth, Alex Bulmer, Bristol, Neville Crabbe, Antigonish, Stephen Crabbe, Fredericton and Patrick Crabbe, St. Andrews, great grandchildren Katelyn Snihur and Lauryn Bulmer. Neville was predeceased by his parents and his wife, Audrey. A reception celebrating Neville's life will be held at the K of C Hall, Industrial Park, Perth-Andover, NB on Saturday, February 22, 2003 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Perth Hotel Dieu Foundation, 10 Woodland Hill St., Perth, NB E7H 5H5. Arrangements by WHITE'S FUNERAL HOME, Perth- Andover, N.B.

 
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