Arthur "Bud" Irvine Fleet
Mr. Arthur Fleet of Grand Harbour, Grand Manan, NB passed away peacefully on August 2, 2022 with his family at his side.
Arthur or "Bud" was the son of the late Caleb and Faye Fleet.
Arthur was a labourer all his life which spanned farming, fishing and working on his own with a tractor and truck. After being moved from his childhood home early in life, he worked and grew up at the Thoroughfare. Arthur played a big role in the construction of some of the biggest lobster pounds of the day and worked at those pounds for many years, processing lobsters and maintaining the pounds.
Arthur is survived by his wife of 64 years Marion Myrtis (Trecartin) Fleet of Grand Harbour, sons Joseph (Stephanie Morse), Ward (Deborah Guptill) and Colin (Terry Sullivan), all of Grand Harbour, six grandchildren; Samantha (Daniel), Bryen (Claude), Paige (Richard), Janice, Clein and Colby, two great grandchildren; Isaac and Arthur; also nieces, nephews and extended family.
Arthur is predeceased by his parents and brothers Delbert, Bedford, Harvey and Hatzell.
There will be visitation on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Community Life Church, Grand Harbour. A Funeral Service will take place on Friday at the Community Life Church at 1:00 pm. Interment will follow at the Maple Grove Cemetery.
A special thanks to the staff of the Grand Manan Nursing Home and the Grand Manan Hospital for their unwavering care over these last years.
Donations in Arthur’s memory can also be made to the Grand Manan Nursing Home and/or the Grand Manan Hospital.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.