Huskins, Winston Churchill “Wink”, 92, of Summerville, Queens County, passed away on Tuesday, April 28th, 2015, at his home.
Born in Summerville, he was a son of the late Bertram and Carrie (MacGowan) Huskins.
Winston was a WWII veteran stationed at the Garrison in Halifax. He was a carpenter by trade and eventually formed his own construction company building many of the homes and cottages in the surrounding area. When he wasn’t working at carpentry, he enjoyed fishing for lobster and built two of his own boats. He also loved gardening in the summer and until the last few years, spent many hours in his garden. Winston was a member of the Summerville Christian Church serving as a deacon for many years and devoted many hours of his time to the upkeep of the church. He will be fondly remembered as a loving husband and father.
He is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Helen (Sarty); daughter Cathy (Peter) Fralic, of Hampton, New Brunswick; sons, John (Mary), of St. Albert, Alberta, Kevin (Jennifer), of Summerville; daughter in law, Jacqueline, of Summerville Centre; grandchildren, Kim, Derek, Mark, Ian, Shane, Justin; step grandchildren, Chelsey, Mike; great grandchildren, Brittany, Brooklyn, Shane; sister, Ruth Fiander, of Liverpool; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a son, Gary; grandson, Ryan; sisters Barbara, Connie; brothers, Harris, Gerald and Curtis.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A Celebration of Winston’s Life will be held on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., from Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool, followed by a reception. Pastor Russell Prime officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Summerville Christian Church or to the Queens General Hospital Foundation. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Walter and Sherri Miller
To Helen,Kevin and all the family,We were so sorry to hear of Winston’s passing.Our condolences to all the family at this most difficult time.
Brenda and Ira Huskins
Helen and your family we are thinking of you at this very difficult time in your life. Being together for 71 years is a milestone for sure. Please accept our condolences and we are sure you will do well with your faith in the coming days ahead.
To Winston’s Family
So Sorry to hear of your loss , Tish.
Heather and Peter Loveridge
Dear Jen and family, We are all saddened to read of your loss. Can hardly imagine being together 71 years and then suddenly not having the other person there. Wishing you courage to get through the coming days and love and great memories to tide you through.
Sorry to hear of Winston’s passing. Thinking of you at this difficult time.
Kim & Isaac
Kevin, Jen & Family, sorry to hear about your Dad, our thoughts are with you.
Cheryl and Bill Bouges
Helen, Kevin and family,
Sorry to hear of Winston’s passing. He was a great neighbour when we lived in Summerville. Please except our condolences and we are thinking of you.
Cheryl and Bill Bouges
Donna and David Dicks
We are so sorry for your loss. Wink will be fondly remembered building out house in Hunts Point 40 years ago. Our sincere sympathy to you all. Take care.
Maryann and Scott Rhyno
Kevin, Jen and family,
We are so very sorry to hear about your dad. Please except our deepest condolences. You are all in our thoughts. R.I.P. WINSTON.
Elizabeth Veinot (Rafuse)
Thinking of you, Aunt Helen, and all the family, and fondly remembering my summer I spent with all of you. Mom and Dad always enjoyed your visits, with Dad and Uncle Winston wondering off to compare gardens. My sincere sympathy to all of you. God bless.
Bebe,Dale and Tyler Dauphinee
Kevin,Jen and family. Sorry to hear of your loss.
Robert @Marjorie MacGowan
We are sorry to hear of your loss. Our condolences
Terri Longmire (Huskins)
I am so sorry to hear of Winston’s passing. My condolences to Helen and the rest of the family. I will be thinking of you at this difficult time.
Clyde & Wendy (Smith) MacAdams
We were so sorry to hear of your recent loss. Please know you are in our thoughts at this difficult time.
Paul & Line West
So sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
I want to extend my sincere condolences to the family of Winston Huskins. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
With sincerest sympathy,
Sterling Belliveau, MLA
Dear Aunt Helen & Family…
Please accept my sincerest condolences during this time of great sadness…my thoughts and prayers are with you always…
Kirk and Donna Whynot
Kevin and Family, so sorry to hear about your Dad. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
I was saddened to hear of Winston’s sudden passing.He did a lot of carpentry work for me over the years.My sincere sympathies to all his family.
Helen, my sympathies to you and your family on the loss of Winston. He was a man of great character, faith, and possessed a memorable and refreshing sense of humor. May he rest in peace now.
Helen and Family,
My deepest sympathies to you and your family. Thinking of you during this difficult time.
Paul & Mary Lou Smith
To the Huskins Family
We are sorry to have learned of the passing of Winston. Winston was always kind, had many interesting stories and was a master carpenter and boat builder. Many fond memories of the Wink and his brothers Curt, Harris and Gerald. Our condolences to Mrs Huskins, Kevin and rest of family.
Paul and Mary Lou Smith
Sorry to hear of your loss
Helen and family; so sorry to hear of Winston’s passing…..he was a great neighbour and will be greatly missed by family and all who knew him. My thoughts are with you all at this difficult time.
Rev Jen Garbin
Dear Helen and family,
Am so sorry to hear of Winston’s passing. He was such a great guy and I always loved our times together…especially the hug after service on Sundays. God’s peace and courage be with you and your family in the days and months ahead. With love, Jen, Gianni, Rita and Victor