The greatest gift we ever had came from God, we called him Dad.
Guy Vinson Trenholm
It is with great sadness that his family announces the death of Guy Vinson Trenholm, age 91, at Westford Nursing Home in Port Elgin, NB on Thursday, January 12, 2012.
At his passing, after a short illness, Guy was surrounded by his loving children.
Born January 14, 1920, in Timber River, he was the son of the late Job and Sadie (Walton) Trenholm.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in Europe with the Cape Breton Highlanders from 1941 to 1945. He was employed by CNR for 33 years.
In 1951, he married Louise Avona Murray settling in the Port Elgin area where they raised five children. Guy was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and friend to many. He loved working in his garden, in the woods and doing farm work.
He is survived by his five children Judy (Terry) Morrison, Earl (Nancy Morris), Joanne, Buddy (Kay) and Sherry. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife Louise in 2008, brothers Earl and Robert, sister Shirley and special daughter-in-law Dorothy.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Jones Funeral Home, Port Elgin, 3 West Main St., (506-538-2241), where visiting hours were held on Sunday, January 15, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral service was held from the funeral home on Monday, January 16, 2012, at 2 p.m. William Drysdale DLM officiated. Burial will take place in the Fernwood Cemetery in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Westford Nursing Home Foundation Dining Room Fund or the charity of your choice.