Ambrose J. Chisholm
Born In: Williams Point, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: January 11th, 1927
Passed in: Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Passed on: January 5th, 2013
NEW GLASGOW \ SUMMERSIDE,P.E.I.- Ambrose J. Chisholm, 85, Summerside formerly of New Glasgow and Antigonish passed away peacefully Saturday January 5, 2013 in Prince County Hospital, Summerside, PEI surrounded by his family.
Born in Williams Point on January 11, 1927 he was a son of the late John J. and Agnes (Chisholm) Chisholm. Ambrose will be remembered by all who met him for his love of life, love of people, his selfless generosity and his deep faith. He felt blessed and happy throughout his life always putting the needs of others before his. Ambrose was a skilled carpenter for over 60 years having served as secretary of the Carpenters Union in the 1970’s, he was a member of St. John The Baptist Roman Catholic Church, New Glasgow, the Knights of Columbus Council1667, active in the Antigonish Garden Club, a lifelong gardener and was involved in a housing cooperative to help build homes, One of his favorite things in life was to put a smile on someone’s face and simply being in his presence made this happen. Ambrose was a loving, husband, father, grandfather, great -grandfather.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Kathleen(McInnis);children, Darrell (Graziella Grbac),Cole Harbour; Karen (Mark) MacDonald, Ottawa, Ont.; Shauna Chisholm (Philippe Rodger), Summerside, PEI; Paula Chisholm, Red Deer, AB; grandchildren, Jennifer Fox, Stephanie Chisholm, Angela Chisholm, Michelle Chisholm, Lauren MacDonald, Mathieu Rodger, Melanie Rodger, Megan Rodger; great- grandchildren Liam and Rose; sister-in-law, Shirley(Linkletter) Chisholm, Williams Point; Joyce(Gilfoy)Chisholm, Williams Point; Catherine Toots(Chislet)Chisholm, Trenton; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents he was predeceased brothers and sisters; Margaret Chisholm, John ,Mary Ann Pottie, Cecilia Noonan, Rose McLellan, Christie Chisholm , Jim ,Ronald, Ray; brother-in-laws, Joey Pottie, Ray Noonan and Duncan McLellan.
The family will receive visitors 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church with Father Donald Boudreau presiding, Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Family flowers only. Donations may be made in Ambrose’s memory to the Prince County Hospital Equipment fund, Summerside, PEI