It is with sadness that the family of Lee Frenette of
Fredericton announce his passing at Hanwell, NB on December 25, 2019.
He was born in Beresford, NB on June 18, 1931, son of Louis Frenette
and Therzile Vienneau. He was married to Margaret (Griesbach) for 20
years and the late Kathleen (Sippley) for 48 years.
Lee served in the military for 22 years and retired from the
forces in 1972 and settled in Lincoln, New Brunswick after serving in
many locations in Canada. He was a member of the United
Nations Peace Keeping Forces in Egypt. After his military career, he
worked as a carpenter in Lincoln and following that, he worked as a
Driver Examiner for the Department of Transportation.
Lee was an active member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic
Church in Lincoln. On two occasions he served as Grand Knight of the
3rd Degree and a member of the
4th Degree in the Knights of Columbus. He was
also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion branch #4.
Lee will always be known as a hard worker who took pride in
everything he and whose family was always well provided for. Lee had
several great passions after he retired. He enjoyed travelling,
woodworking, he loved working on his cars and working on jigsaw
puzzles. He loved his family, family gatherings and reunions, and was
especially close to his brothers and sisters.
In addition to his wife Margaret, he is survived by his
daughter Karen of Hanwell; sons Richard of Fredericton and Paul
(Donna) of Charters Settlement; stepson Chris Griesbach (Shelley) of
Three Hills, AB; stepdaughters Daphne (Steve) Stafford of Fredericton
and Amanda (Doug) Evans of Carters Point. He is also survived by five
grandchildren Michael, Tracy, Angela, Morgan and Cody; his step
grandchildren Terry, Greg, Evan and Jarod; many great grandchildren,
step great grandchildren. Lee is also survived by one sister Maisie
(Aubrey) Hare of Upper Blackville; several nieces and nephews. Last,
but not least, his faithful little companion
Besides his parents, Lee was predeceased by his first wife
Kaye in 1998; sisters Violette, Blondine (Omar), Evelyne (Medric),
Anita (Aurele), Dorina (Alex); brother Wallace (Mary) and infant
The family will receive friends on Monday December 30, 2019
at St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in Lincoln from 10 AM
until 12 PM. A funeral service, at the church will follow the
visitation at 12:00 PM. Interment will take place in the
For those wishing to make a donation in Lee’s
memory, St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery Fund or a charity of the
donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Funeral
arrangements have been entrusted to Bishop’s Funeral Home,
540 Woodstock Road, Fredericton (458-1885) Condolences and the sharing
of memories may be expressed
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Levin Lee Joseph Frenette 19312019..
Death notice for the town of: Fredericton, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick