Lionel Trenholm

Obituary of Lionel Tuttle Trenholm

Port Elgin, N.B.- It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lionel Trenholm, age 100, of Cape Spear, N.B., on Monday, January 22, 2007 at the Westford Nursing Home, Port Elgin, N.B. Born on January 12, 1907 in Cape Spear, N.B., he was the son of the late Thomas E.P.R.M. and Eliza A. (Priest) Trenholm. Lionel was educated at Cape Spear School and lived there for 99 plus years. He worked as a fisherman, a lobster purchaser (smacker) and worked many winters in the lumber camps and mills of N.S. Lionel was an avid sport hunter and fisherman until recent years. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 78 years, Daisy Burns of Port Elgin, N.B.; three daughters, Ouida Duguay of Shemogue, N.B., Joan (Ray) Pauley of Bayside, N.B. and Marilyn (Lionel) Halfkenny of Port Elgin, N.B.; four sons, Donald Trenholm of Cape Spear, N.B., Dana Trenholm of Port Elgin, N.B. and his wife Jean of Ontario, Keith (Beatrice) Trenholm of St. John, N.B. and Thomas (Nancy) Trenholm of Amherst, N.S.; sister Norma Ferguson of Cape Tormentine; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren and two great-great- grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son Vaughn; daughter-in-law Patricia A. (Donald) Trenholm; son-in-law Abel (Ouida) Duguay and four brothers, Courtney, Jessie, Burnett and Gordon. Arrangements are entrusted to Campbell’s Funeral Home, 89 Bridge Street, Sackville, N.B. (364-8188). Visitation will take place on Wednesday, January 24, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Trenholm home, #34 Cape Spear Road, Cape Spear, N.B.. The funeral service will take place at the Cape Tormentine United Church, on Thursday, January 25, 2007 at 2 PM with Rev. Bill Drysdale officiating. Burial will take place in the spring in the Bayfield Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Lionel may be made to the Westford Nursing Home or to the charity of ones choice.
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