Fralic, Lee Howard, 87, of Brooklyn, Queens County, passed away on Sunday, September 22nd, 2013, in the Queens General Hospital Liverpool.
Born in Beach Meadows, he was a son of the late Andrew and Maude (Pye) Fralic.
Lee spent many years at sea, first as a Merchant Marine before spending over 30 years on the Gypsum Boats. He later went to work at Michelin Tire where he worked up until his retirement. Lee enjoyed playing cards, fishing and hunting. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #38, Liverpool.
He is survived by daughters Judy (Francis) Wagner, of West Berlin, Sheila Joyce (Han) Van-Beek, of the Netherlands, Denise (Peter) Winfield, of Greenwood; son Carlton “Carmie” Lillian, of Brooklyn; grandchildren Carmen, Cindy, Wade, Tonya, Shannon, Craig, Mandy, Jennifer, Hannah; great-grandchildren Alexis, Alexander; brother Cecil (Emily), of Milton; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by companions Hilda Laws, Blanche Bowers; sisters Goldie, Ida, Lena, Florence, Hilda; brother Ross.
A Celebration of Lee’s Life will be held on Wednesday, September 25th, at 11:00 a.m., followed by a reception, all from Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Faye Barkhouse & Jack Langley
Judy and family, so sorry for your loss. Please know that we are thinking of you all during this difficult time.
Sharon & Philip Thorbourne
Judy, Sheila, Carmie, Denise & your families, we are so sorry for your loss, Lee was a good man he well be missed. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Sharon & Philip
Tish and Richard
Carmie and Family, sorry for your loss, enjoy your memories.
Sincerely , Tish and Richard
TO LEE’S FAMILY . SORRY TO HEAR OF THE LOSS YOUR DAD. I ALWAYS LIKED LEE , HE WOULD GO OUT OF HIS WAY TO SAY HELLO. MY THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU ALL . SINCERELY BRENDA LAWRENCE AND JIM HUBLEY
Bill and Kippy Sarty
To the family of Lee Fralic we wish to express our deepest sympathy. Kip knew him for many years before I had met him and had always such good things to say about him. I met him at Michelin and after that we would go visit him. He always made us feel welcome. A very friendly man one who you liked to be around. His family can be very proud of him for his hard work and family life.
Uncle Lee will always be remember in my heart. He loved to play cards in my family home, and we loved to hear him laugh. I was so sorry to hear of his passing, he will be missed, my thoughts and prayers are with you all, Judy, Sheila, Denise and Carmon.
Carmie & family,so sorry to hear of Lee’s passing.Always liked to have a chat with him & loved his smile.Take comfort in his memories.
Lannie and Judy Francis
Carman and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you. Lannie and Judy
Beverley & Betty-Jean Colp
Judy, Sheila, Denise, Carmie & Your families, we are so sorry for the loss of your father. He will be missed by many. Memories of all the happy times spent together will help you at this time.
Carmie and family,sorry to here of your lose
Bob and Brenda Lohnes
Judy, Carmie and all of Lee’s family, our deepest sympathy on the loss of your father. May the happy memories he left with you comfort you at this sad time
Judy,Carmie, Shelia &Denise & families , Sending you all of my love & sympathy on the passing of your Dad. Last time I saw Unce Lee was about 3 years ago at Sherri’s.We played a good game of cards,and had some laughs. \he will be missed,by all of you and his community. Sorry I cannot make it up for the service but I’m keeping each of you in my heart & Prayers. Love helen x0x0
So sorry to hear of Lee’s passing. It seems like I knew him all my life and he always had a hug and a laugh whenever we saw one another. Rest in Peace Lee
Judy, Carmie, Sheila and families – I’m very sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Please accept my deepest sympathy.
Going to miss you gramp R.I.P.
Darren whynot & Lisa Tarr
Sorry to hear about lee passing we would like to send our deepest sympathy out to all the family
So sorry to hear of uncle Lees passing, my heart felt condoleces go out to all his family. Uncle Lee, you always made me giggle and laugh ….my grandmother loved nothing better than to see you walk thur the door to play cards .. You always had such a zest for life, a devish grin, and were so much fun. I am so lucky to have you as my uncle, Love Cheryl,
Dawn and Gary Roberton
Carmie and family, so sorry for your loss. Keep your memories close.
Judy and family Very sorry to hear of your Fathers passing.My thoughts and prayers are with you
Ronnie & Barbara Burns
To Lees family
We are sorry to hear of your loss. Our deepest sympathy to your and your families. May your love and support of each other help you in the difficult days ahead.
Dear Judy and Carmie,
Just a line to let you know I am thinking of you.
To Carmie and family,Thinking of you all at this sad time..You are in our prayers..
Judy, Carmie and family: I am sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences.
CHARLIE BASHOW SAYS:
To the Fralic Family:My Deepest sincere sympathy,condolences and prayers are with you at this time of your very sad loss.
l was shipmates with Lee on different shipsand he always had a great smole and a good friendand now he will be sailing on calm waters beyond the sunset.smooth sailing Lee.
Shirley & Paul Shot
To the Fralic family: So very sorry to read of Lee’s passing. He always was smiling and I know he loved each and every one of you very much. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Judy &Carmen, Sorry to hear your Dad has passed away. My condolences to both of you and your families.
Sheri, Brian and boys
To my 3 sisters, Judy, Sheila and Denise and to my brother Carmie and families,
Thinking of you all in your time of sorrow. Your father Lee was a good man and he made me feel very welcome every time I had seen him. Hugs and lots of love to you all!!!! Love your Sis Sheri and family! xoxo
To the Fralic family,When I think of Lee,I think of the good times he had playing cards at the Seniors Club.May he rest in peace and God bless his family in their time of sorrow.
Spencer and Norma Bagley
Sorry to hear of Lee’s passing , Spencer played many games of cars with Lee over the years and he will be sadly missed
REID & JANIE ROY
TO all the Fralic family sorry to hear of Lee`s passing. Thinking of all of you in our prayers and thoughts.
Janie & Reid
Susan and Peter Truelove and family
Carmie, Sheila, Judy, Denise and families…..We were very saddened to hear of Uncle Lee’s passing. It is very difficult to lose our parents and loved ones, a time which we all wish we never had to face. Uncle Lee was always a very nice man, and Mom and Dad always spoke very highly of him. Know that we are thinking of all of you and sending our sympathy. Draw strength from one another as you say goodbye to you beloved dad and grandfather. His memory will live long and strong within all of you, and become one of your greatest treasures. Hugs to all of you xo
Love from Susan, Peter, Josh and Rhylee
Carmie and family, So sorry to learn of your dads passing. I hope your good memories will help you all move forward at this difficult time. Hugh
Wendy Dowling Roy & Mitchell Roy
Looking back Lee was kind of like a father figure in my world – he was there throughout my teenage years and as we aged, would always go out of his way to say hello and ask how things were going. He was a dear soul and I will always remember him with a smile. So sorry for your loss. Our condolences…
Wendy & Mitchell
So very sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. He was a fine man with a ready smile. We enjoyed many games of cards with him at the community hall. My sincere sympathy to you. Doris Wentzell, Beach Meadows
judy…….sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Thinking of you and your family at this time.
Beverly and Paul Conrad
Judy,Carmie,Sheila ,Denise and all other family member,we are so sorry for your loss,our thoughts and prayers are with at this sad time,most of the memories we have of Lee are good ones,always a smile on his face a story to be told,he stayed handsome all his life ,if you didn’t see him for years it didn’t matter the moment you saw him you got that smile,hug and a kiss oh yes and another story,he always had time to chat unless he was on his way to a card game.I will always remember Lee with fondness,he was always good to my family I ,loved him, I hope you guys will find some peace and comfort in in your memories and each other, we will be thinking of and praying for you, Bev & Paul
Rosalee and Murray Smith
To all the Fralic family – so very sorry to hear of Lee’s passing – our paths crossed a few times since we moved to Eagle Head and we remember his great smile.
Rosalee and Murray
To Judy and the Fralic family:
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I am sure you have many good memories of your Dad and keeping them to the forefront will ease some of the pain. If there is anything I can do, I am only a phone call away. God bless you all.
Barb and Brian Fralic
Judy and Carmie,
Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.
Barb and Brian
Dear Judy and Family,
So sorry to hear about your Dad! Take care.
Jamel & Rhonda Perry and Catherine MacEachern
Very sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing, sending our sincere condolences to you and the family.
Carmie,so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Also to my Daddy(Cecil) hugs and kisses to you in your time of sorrow. I’m so sad that this has happened to you but know that he is playing cards up there with Fred White a long time friend having a laugh.
My sincere condolences to the family at this sad time.
I will always remember Uncle Lee . He loved to play cards with my mom Lena and dad Bill Hawes and my other Aunts and Uncles in our home in Beach Meadows which was orginally his mothers home., He always liked joking around and had a good laugh. I was so sorry to hear of his passing, he will be missed, my thoughts and prayers are with you all, Judy, Sheila, Denise and Carmie. Take Care
My thoughts & prayers are with you all @ this very difficult time. Take good care!
Bonnie and Buff Cluney
We were very saddened to hear about Uncle Lee’s passing. We are very sorry for your loss, our thoughts are with you. I was speaking with June and Terry, Ingles and Seldon and they also pass on their deepest sympathies to the family.
Bonnie and Buff
To the family of the late Lee Fralic
So sorry for the loss of your father …I never knew Lee but I do know some of his children. Denise and I went to scthool together. My thoughts and prayers are with all of during this difficult time…cherish the memories and know you have friends who care and will be there if you need them…God Bless you all. R.I.P. Lee
Bunny & Ann
Dear Carmie, Judy, Sheila, Denise and all of your families as well as other relatives of Lee ~ extending heartfelt sympathy during your loss at this time. I was proud to have had Lee as a father in law and as a friend for so many years. No doubt he was one of a kind and loved and liked by so very many people. Lee will be missed that is for sure but he left a legacy behind in all of you so for now cherish all of your memories of Lee and know that so many people share in your sorrow at this time. Ann and I will miss the visits we had with Lee and will cherish the ones we did have. Take care for now, know we are thinking of you all at this time of sorrow, and by the way I believe that the next night you look up at the stars in the sky you will surely see a brand new shiny star twinkling down at you as if to say take care my children ~ relatives ~ & friends, it’s all good up here and I will be watching over you all from above.
With Heartfelt Sympathy ~~~ Bunny & Ann
My thoughts are with you all,me and lee spent a lot of time together over the years he was with Blanche and we always enjoyed that time. I will miss him.
Carmie, Judy, Sheila, Denise and families…I’m so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. I was fortuneate to see him not long ago, in the grocery store and enjoyed talking with him. His smile lit up a room and his laughter made you laugh. He always had time to ask how you are doing and tease you a bit. I will forever remember your Dad as my Uncle Lee. Thoughts and prayers to each of you. xo
Will miss you lots and lots Grampy Lee!!
My thoughts and prayers are with you Mom (Denise), Judy, Sheila & Carmie.
Philip & RoseMary Decker
To the Fralic
My Deepest sympathy on the passing of your Dad. He was a fun guy and will be missed by all those who knew him .Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
Philip & RoseMary Decker
JANET WATERS AND MAUREEN WATERS
Your last visit to the old house was a memorial one for us.. Hope you found the old car you wanted to restore.. You will be looking out over the Queens County now forever more. I am sure your a welcome sight in the heavens above. We will miss you forever.
Suzanne Atkinson & David Weintraub
Judy – our deepest condolences in the loss of your father.
Judy, just found out yesterday about your Dad and was shocked!! Wish I could have been there for you. As I was reading the many many condolences I realized how much he was a well loved, liked and respected man. He was an awesome man, always ready for a hug and a laugh, I loved his smile like everyone else it seems! You have been fortunate to have such a great father, he shines through you! I love your smile too!! I too will miss seeing him forever!
Sending Love and Hugs
Donald Mac Kay
Deepest sympathy on the passing of your Dad. Your father always had a nice smile and that Positive Attitude with everything he done. He will be deeply Missed and impossible to replace, as he was the link that made others Happy.
Tammy Mac Kay Strathmore Alberta;
Chris Mac Kay Cluny Alberta;
Donald Mac Kay In Duncan B.C.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all in your time of sorrow.
Merv Bernadette Hartlen
Judy and Family
Sorry to hear about your Dad. Our prayers are with you.
Merv and Bernadette
Uncle Lee whose good nature and fun loving spirit will be missed forever. It was always a joy seeing you when I came for visits. You will be greatly missed and forever held close in my heart.
Sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. I remember him well and have many fond memories of all of you.