Samuel “Sam” J. Perkins
The death of Samuel “Sam” Junior Perkins of Florenceville
occurred on Friday, December 20, 2019 at the Upper River Valley
Hospital, Waterville, NB. Born November 11, 1930 in Gordonsville, NB
he was the son of the late Samuel and Leila (Grant) Perkins. He was
also predeceased by his wife, Alevina; 9 siblings, Kempton, Russell,
Phillip, Millard, Norvel, Roberta, Marie, Bill and Lynwood.
Sam was a loving father, grandfather, companion and friend. He was
the first President of the Rec Council for the Village Florenceville,
a Town Councillor, Life Member of the Florenceville Legion, Elks
Lodge and Masonic Lodge. He was a avid golfer and the curator of
“Sam’s Park”. Sam was a recipient of the Family and
Community Volunteer Award in 2007. He was a long time supporter of the
Liberal Party. He enjoyed his past 30 winters in Swan Lake, Florida
soaking up the heat and sun.
Sam is survived by his 3 children, Dwight Perkins (Nancy), Kevin
Perkins and Lisa Walton (Todd); 5 grandchildren, Tyler (Cheryl),
Hilary Perkins, Gabriella, Janelle and Marissa; 1 great grandson,
Cole; his companion and friend, Gail Hirschi; 1 sister, Barb Martin as
well as several nieces, nephews and extended family.
Visitation will be held from L.R. Giberson Funeral Directors, 207
Burnham Rd. Florenceville-Bristol on Sunday, December 22, 2019 from
6-8 pm and Monday, December 23, 2019 from 12-1:30 pm. A funeral
service will be held at 2:00 pm from the L.R. Giberson Funeral Chapel.
Rev. Harold Sparkes will officiate. The interment will be in the
United Church Community Cemetery, Florenceville at a later date.
Donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
www.gibersonfuneraldirectors.ca (506) 392-1115
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Samuel Sam J Perkins 19302019..
Death notice for the town of: Florenceville-Bristol, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick