J. Geoffrey Greenough
GREENOUGH, J. GEOFFREY - J. Geoffrey Greenough, 70, of Moncton, passed away suddenly at home on Monday, July 2, 2012. Born in St. Stephen, he was the son of Christine (Sinclair) Greenough of St. Stephen and the late Elwood Greenough. Geoff was a former City Engineer of Bathurst and Moncton, with a title change in Moncton to the Commissioner of Engineering and Public Works. He was affiliated with the Association of Professional Engineers of New Brunswick (Life Member); American Public Works Association (served as President 1994 – 1995);Canadian Public Works Association, (served on Board of Directors); Canadian Society of Civil Engineers (elected Fellow in 1993); actively involved in international work including Rotary Youth Exchange, Kosovar Immigration and settling in the Maritimes, and currently involved in a Mechanical Cow project in Swaziland and an agricultural project in the Congo. He was a member of Mount Royal United Church, a member of the Men’s Club, the Church Council and served his church in various capacities in past years. Geoff was a member of the Moncton Rotary Club and a recipient of the Paul Harris Fellowship Award. He was an avid traveler, golfer, bridge player, birdwatcher, enjoyed hiking and skiing and socializing with his family and friends. In addition to his mother, Christine, Geoff will be sadly missed by his wife of 47 years, Margo (McCann); his children, Richard (Lori) of Brookside, NS, Sheila Gidney (James) of St. Stephen; precious grandchildren, Travis, Megan, Nolan, Alyssa and Barrett; sister-in-law, Patsy Broome Greenough Witzke of Vancouver, BC; nephew, James (Jamie) Greenough (Karen Liu) of Vancouver, BC. In addition to his father, he was predeceased by his brother, Dr. William Greenough.
Visitation at Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995) on Thursday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. A Celebration of Geoff’s life will be held at Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, July 6, 2012 at 1:00 pm, Rev. Ron Maund officiating. Reception in the Funeral Home Reception Centre following the service. Interment, St. Stephen Rural Cemetery, St. Stephen. In Geoff’s memory, donations to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation or a memorial of choice would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.fergusonknowlesfh.com