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John Deveau

John  Deveau

Born In: Yarmouth, Canada

Passed in: Middleton, Canada
Passed on: January 15th, 2017

DEVEAU, John Raymond - age 92 of Wilmot, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Yarmouth, he was the son of the late Edward George and Catherine Marie (Saulnier) Deveau and is the last surviving member of his immediate family. John was in the Canadian Armed Forces for twenty-five years, having served overseas for 4 years. He then worked at CFB Greenwood for thirteen years before retiring. John was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He took great pride in being a member of the Bridgetown Fiddlers for twenty plus years. Surviving are daughter Gaila (Wayne) Friars of Lower Cambridge, NB, Sherry-ann (Wayne) Riger of Tremont, NS, Lorraine (Gordon) Arsenault of Wilmot; sons Mike (Barbra) Deveau of Yarmouth and Jerry (Brenda) Deveau of Fredericton, NB; grandchildren, Jason, Darcy Lance, Michael, Stephen, Kylie, Jessica, Christopher, Dana-John, Matthew and Adam; 10 great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife Evangeline (nee Doucette) Deveau; sisters Rita and Ceal; brothers Wilford, Eric and Thomas. A visitation was held 6:00 to 8:00 PM Friday, January 20, 2017 in the Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St. 902-825-3448 from where a funeral service was held at 1:00 PM Saturday, January 21, 2017 with Rev. Deacon Don Boudreau officiating. A reception followed the service. Private family interment in St. Monica’s Cemetery, Middleton. Donations in memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society. Online guestbook may be signed by visiting: www.middletonfuneralhome.com


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