Thomas “Bruce” Freeman of Didsbury passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital on February 21, 2021 at the age of 88 years. He served on Town Council from 1974 to 1997, on the Hospital Board from 1977-1989, and was the Chair when the new hospital was built in 1984. He was very involved in the Anglican Church, serving as Rector’s and People’s Warden and on the Vestry for 25 years. Bruce was also an active member of the Kinsmen and K-40 service organizations. He also helped build the new church in 1990, the first swimming pool in Didsbury, the Kinsmen Manor, and the 5-0 Centre. Bruce worked for JV Berscht and sons for many years, from High School until 1973 when he purchased that business and renamed it Freeman’s Mens’ & Boys’ Wear. He retired from the store in 1997. Bruce leaves to mourn his loss Jean, his wife of 62 years, son Terry (Kate), daughters Connie (John Fredine) and Janice, ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He lived a long and happy life with family love, many accomplishments and few disappointments. A private family service will be held, with inurnment to take place at the Didsbury Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Knox United Church, Didsbury, Memorial Fund. Heartland Funeral Services Ltd., Didsbury entrusted with arrangements. 403-335-4773.
We never lose the ones we love
For even though they’re gone
Within the hearts of those who care
Their memories live on
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Thomas Bruce Freeman Sunday February 21st 2021..
Décès pour la Ville: Didsbury, Province: Alberta