E. Douglas "Doug" Calder
The unexpected passing of Earle Douglas "Doug" Calder occurred at his residence in Fairhaven NB on February 1, 2021. Born on March 10, 1942 in Eastport, Maine, he was a son of the late Earle and Sara "Sadie"(Parks) Calder. A loving brother, uncle, great-uncle and friend, Doug is survived by his two sisters: Sharon (Michael) Hartford of Lords Cove, NB and Jackie (Brian) Mitchell of Fairhaven NB; his nieces and nephews: Gordon Weatherby of O'Leary PE, Jill (Norman) Conley of Fairhaven and Joey (Mandy) Mitchell of Lamberts Cove; good friend, Cathy Ladda and several great nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Doug was predeceased by his infant brother, Earle and niece, Sara Jane Weatherby.
Doug attended and graduated from the school of Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Halifax. He overcame his hearing disability and had a successful career at the Connors Brothers Deer Island Herring Factory and retired from the Department of Transportation Road Crew. In his youth Doug was an avid outdoorsman and loved to go hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Fairhaven Baptist Church.
Doug's family would like to send a special heartfelt thank you to all the Sign Language Interpreters that have helped him at all various his appointments, the Deer Island Ambulance EMTs, the Extra Mural Program Staff and Dr. Pinder and the Staff of the Deer Island Health Centre for their kindness and support during this difficult time.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George NB. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions all Services for Doug will be private. Interment will take place in Fairhaven Community Cemetery.