WARREN, SHELDON - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sheldon M. Warren at the Moncton City Hospital on August 7, 2012, after a 5 month battle with cancer. Born in Elgin on October 26, 1935, he was a son of the late Albert and Carrie (Matthews) Warren. Sheldon is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Joan (nee Douthwright), as well as two daughters: Mary Lou Warren Lewis (Jeff) of Riverview and Susan Lynn Killam (Brent) of Lewis Mountain; three cherished and loved grandchildren: Brett Lewis and Marissa and Natasha Killam. He is also survived by one sister, Catherine Kaye of Moncton, and two brothers: Chester (Betty) of Elgin, and Everett (Jackie) of Etobicoke, ON, as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Sheldon was predeceased by his sisters: Linda Douthwright (1994) and Addie Warren (2009); and four brothers: Fred (1995), Edgar (2006), Lester (1941) and Keith (2011). Before his retirement, Sheldon worked in the lumber mills. He retired as a forklift driver for Fawcett Lumber Co. after 30 years. Through the years, Sheldon enjoyed playing horseshoes and crib, as well as reading western books and watching sports on T.V.
Visitation will be held Friday, August 10, 2012 from 7 to 9pm at Armstrong’s Funeral Home, 33 Russell Street, Petitcodiac. There will be no Funeral Service by Sheldon’s request. A graveside service will be held at the New Elgin Cemetery on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 11:00 am with Rev. David Evans presiding. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Friends of the Moncton Hospital – Oncology Dept.- Palliative Care Unit, or the New Elgin Cemetery. On-line condolences are available at: www.armstrongsfh.com