Obituary of Carl Douglas Trenholm
It is with great sadness that the family of Carl Trenholm announces his passing at the Westford Nursing Home on Sunday, July 5, 2020. Carl passed away peacefully at the age of 89.
Born on April 21, 1931 in Port Elgin, NB, he was the son of the late Emily (Miller) and Trueman Trenholm.
Carl was an employee of Irving Oil for over 35 years, one of the original firefighters at the Port Elgin Fire Department, as well as a member of Rotary, Masons and Town Council. He was a man who loved all creatures great and small. He was also known as a social butterfly who loved music, dancing, bowling, fishing and playing cards. Carl will be greatly missed by all of those who knew and loved him.
Carl will be lovingly remembered by his daughter, Susan Trenholm (Stephen Butler); his son, Calvin Trenholm; his grandsons, Shane (Valerie) Trenholm, Leigh Wood and Timothy (Tricia) Wood; his granddaughter, Meegan Wood (Peter Gagnon); his great-grandchildren, as well as by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Besides his parents, Carl was pre-deceased by his wife, Aileen “Allie” Holmes; his daughter, Wanda Wood; his sister, Eva Spence, as well as by his brothers, Lloyd, Larry “Horace”, Harold and Ralph.
The family sends a special thank you to the staff of the Westford Nursing Home for their wonderful care and kindness shown to dad.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Campbell’s Funeral Home, 89 Bridge Street, Sackville, N.B. (364-8188). A graveside service will take place on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 3 pm at the Fernwood Cemetery in Port Elgin, NB with William Drysdale, DLM officiating. Please bring a community face mask and follow social distancing guidelines while we are gathering together.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Carl may be made to the Port Elgin Fire Department, Westford Nursing Home or to the charity of one’s choice. On-line condolences & sharing of memories may be forwarded to the family through our website www.campbellsfuneralhome.com or by visiting the funeral home Facebook page.