William « Bill »‘s Obituary
OLMSTEAD, William Freeman “Bill” ~ 79, of Harbourville, Kings Co., passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born on May 4, 1939, in Lake Ramsay, Lunenburg Co., he was a son of the late Henry W. and Edith M. (Reid) Olmstead. In his early years Bill had worked as a roofer. He was an avid fisherman on the Bay of Fundy and was well known in the area. Bill enjoyed time spent outdoors and in the woods. He was a member of the Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association. Bill was devoted to his family and community. Surviving are his loving wife and companion of 52 years, Margaret E. Fralick; children, Darrell (Charlotte) Fralick, Cambridge; Evangeline “Vangie” (Cary) Swindell, Harbourville; Belinda (Greg) Hamilton, Harbourville; Gary (Jennifer Shankland) Fralick, Ontario; Laura (Glenn Morrison) Burke, Kentville; Shelly (David Keddy) Reid, Burlington; daughter-in-law, Debra Fralick, Prince Edward Island; grandchildren, Melini, Vanessa, Julia, Keri-Lynn, Jamie, Kenneth, Ambre, Jade, Troy, Mahalia and Dustin; 13 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; sisters, Josie (Dick Corbett) Arenburg, South Alton; Carol (Garnet Sawler) Strong, Canaan; brothers, Howard (Patricia) Olmstead, Windermere; Myles (Alice) Olmstead, Halls Harbour; sister-in-law, Verna Olmstead, Morristown; several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, the former Bernice E. Kenneally; son, Raymond Fralick; son-in-law, Jim Reid; brothers, Henry, Richard “Dicky” and Robert “Bobby” Olmstead. A time in celebration of Bills Life, will take place from 2-4 p.m., with reflections, prayer and music at 2 p.m., on Tuesday, April 30, in Burlington Community Hall, 2122 Long Point Road, Burlington. Interment will take place at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to IWK Health Centre Foundation or to Harbourville Restoration Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main Street, toll free 1-855-825-3448. On-line guest book may be signed by visiting: www.middletonfuneralhome.com
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de William Bill Freeman Olmstead May 04 1939 April 23 2019..
Décès pour la Ville: Middleton, Province: Nova Scotia