Frellick, Donald MacKay, 88, of Hunts Point, Queens County, passed away Wednesday, June 29th, 2011, in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool.
Born in Hunts Point, he was a son of the late William and Mary Ann (MacKay) Frellick.
Donald enlisted in the Army on January 25th, 1943, in Halifax. After basic training he took a wireless course and served in the Tank Corps. in Italy, Holland and Africa during WWII with the 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards and then the 8th New Brunswick Hussars. Donald worked many jobs over the years, spending the last 25 years of his working life as a fisherman. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #38, Liverpool and the former Bayview Seniors Club.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, the former Margaret “Peggy” Kempton; son Douglas (Carol), of Queensland; grandchildren Colleen and Jeffrey.
He was predeceased by a sister Hattie; brothers James, Alexander, Ronald and Gordon.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Liverpool. A Graveside Memorial Service and a Royal Canadian Legion Service will be held Friday, July 1st, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., both from St. James Anglican Cemetery, Hunts Point. Reverend Neil MacDonald officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to St. James Anglican Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chandlersfuneral.com
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David and Donna Dicks
Peggy, Doug, Carol and family. We are saddened to hear of Don’s passing. A neighbour and friend for many years, he will be greatly missed. Our deepest sympathy to you all. Take care.
To Peggy & family , sorry to hear of Don’s passing, such a sweet , gentle man indeed ! May all your good memories be with you forever. Take care . Tish.
I am very sorry to hear of Don’s passing.He was a very nice man.Take care.
Peggy and Doug, sorry to hear of Don’s passing, keep all your memories close, they will help you through these difficult times.
Very sorry to hear that Don has passed. It was a pleasure to do the work for you two. Don had a great sense of humor and it was great to see two people who cared about each other so much. Please take care of yourself.
Peggy, i am soo sorry to hear about your sad loss,,such a gentle , kind man,,,my prayers are with you at this time ,,,,
hold on to your memories–i know how importent they are
Mark & Rose Wright
Doug and family…We’re so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. May your good memories help you through this difficult time. Our prayers are with you.
Nancy & Terry Verge
So sorry to hear of Don’s passing, Peggy .We enjoyed seeing him go for his ride mornings.
Marilyn Smith Chetwynd
Peggy & family
So sorry to hear of Don’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Ronald & Sharon Verge
Peggy and Family, we are so sorry to hear of Don’s passing.Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.Your memories will help carry you through this sad time.
Ronald & Sharon
Clyde & Wendy (Smith) MacAdams
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts. Take care of one another.
Clyde & Wendy
Linda & Vince Wood
Peggy, Douglas and family, we are sorry to hear that Donald passed away. Keep your memories and thoughs close to your heart to get you through the difficult times. Dad and Mom both valued his friendship. Take Care
Linda & Vince Wood
Gary & Anne Doggett
Sorry to hear of your sad loss. I know you have many happy memories and a loving family to help you through the sad times,
Phyllis and Jeff
Dear Peggy,Doug and family,
So sorry to hear about Donald.These last few months have been hard for you all.My thoughts are with you take care.
Gary and Donna Jollimore
Sincere sympathy in the passing of Donald. Keep your memories close to comfort you in this sad time. Our thoughts are with you, Peggy, and your family.
My sympathy goes out to you now.All the best for the future. Regards,Dennis.
Sincere sympathy to you and your family.
Peggy,I am so sorry to hear of Don’s passing.My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.
Paul and Mary Lou Smith
Peggy and Dougie and Family,
We are saddened to hear of Donald’s passing.
We extend our sincere sympathy to you and your family.
May the blessings be.
Peggy, Its been my pleasure to get to know both you & Don over the past several years. I’m going to miss Don’s input in the weekly chats & laughs we’ve had. Don was definitely one of a kind … A gentle soul with a wonderful sense of humor. He’s going to be missed by all who knew him.