Douglas Earl 'Doug' Apblett
Born In: Whitney Pier
Born: August 23rd, 1933
Passed in: OLeary PEI
Passed on: March 11th, 2016
Douglas Earl 'Doug' Apblett, 82, passed away peacefully at the Margaret Stewart Ellis Home, O’Leary, P.E.I., on Friday, March 11, 2016.
He was born Aug. 23, 1933 to Robert and Gertrude (Belbin) Apblett in Whitney Pier, Sydney. Doug enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing bridge, curling, reading westerns and spending time with his family. He was a firefighter in the Armed Forces and in Civil Service. He lived in many locations; N.S., P.E.I., N.B., Alta., Man., and Germany.
He is survived by his loving wife, Eileen (Clements); his sons, John (Monique Richard), Beaverbrook, N.B. and Allen (Natalie Mackenzie), Stillwater, OK; daughter, Louise (Craig Hall), Mount Pleasant, P.E.I.; grandchildren, David, Nicole and Laura; great-grandchildren, Vienna, Knox and Beckham; sisters, Joyce Haughton and Gwen Morrison; as well as many other relatives and friends. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sons, Douglas Edward 'Little Dougie' in infancy and Alexander 'Alex' Robert and sister, Gladys in infancy.
A time of gathering and remembrance will be announced for a graveside service at a later date.
Expressions of Sympathy can be sent to Eileen Apblett, c/o Louise Hall, 470 Diversion Rd., Ellerslie, P.E.I., C0B 1J0
Arrangements are entrusted to the East Prince Funeral Home, 245 Pope Rd., Summerside, P.E.I.