William Fearnhead
William Fearnhead

Obituary of William H Fearnhead


It is with great sadness the family of William H. Fearnhead wish to announce his unexpected passing on February 11, 2022 peacefully at his residence. As an avid sailor, builder, fixer of anything and friend to many his constant presence in our lives will be greatly missed. 

Born in Saint John N.B., on January 30, 1936 to the late William and Catherine (Stanley) Fearnhead. Bill is survived by his daughter, Susan (Tim) Knolla, of Saint John, his grandson Jacob Arisz, of Saint John, grand daughter Katie Arisz, of Montreal, brother-in-law, Norton Wyse, of Saint John, brother-in-law Larry (Alice) Galbraith, sister-in-law Judith Galbraith, both of Saint John and several nieces, nephews and cousins in Canada, England and Australia.

Bill was predeceased by his parents, his beloved wife, Barbara Mary (Galbraith), Fearnhead, his son, Alan James Fearnhead, three sisters, Iris (Ray) Brown, Kathleen (Earl) Walsh, and Joyce (Norton) Wyse.

Castle Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Ave. Saint John (634 1701) have been entrusted with the arrangements. In celebration of his life a wake will be held on Saturday February 26th at the home of his daughter. Those wishing to share a story, raise a glass and remember how he touched their lives are welcome. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to one of his favourite charities: Independence Plus, The Salvation Army, Romero House or Outflow Mission. Online condolences can be made at www.castlefh.ca


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