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Byron Elwood Frail

FRAIL – Byron E., 71, of Westfield, Queens County, passed away peacefully in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater on Sunday, October 31, 2021.
Born in Caledonia, Byron was the youngest son of the the late Donald and Myrna (Smith) Frail.
Byron worked in his uncle’s service centre and Crane Packing Co. in Hamilton, ON in his early 20’s eventually moving home to Nova Scotia. Byron worked for the Department of Lands and Forests (DNR), Clarine Hyson Construction and Arlyn Turner. After marrying his wife, Wanda, he said “There was never a dull moment for 42 years…”.
Byron wore many hats: artist, chef, carpenter, cartoon illustrator, gardener, musician, prospector, painter, Santa Claus, stocking leg hats and finally, “everyone else’s hats”.
Byron is survived by his wife of 42 years, Wanda (MacQuarrie), his sons Benjamin (Neelawan) of Calgary, Daniel of Westfield. His sister Joanne Conrad of Milton.
Besides his parents, Byron was predeceased by his brothers Bentley, Calvin and Weldon.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Service Limited, Liverpool, NS. A graveside memorial service will be held Thursday, November 4th, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in Hillcrest Cemetery, Westfield. No flowers by request, donations may be made to SHAID Animal Shelter, North Queens Fire Department or the Community Food Resource Network in Caledonia. Online condolences may be made to
Those attending Byron’s service are asked to provide funeral staff proof of vaccination, identification, contact tracing information and bring a mask. Also hand sanitizing and social distancing is encouraged.
“With a melody in his heart and a rhythm in his soul, our “music man” has passed away.”


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