William Alexander "Alex" Savoy
The death of William Alexander "Alex" Savoy, husband of Dianne (Melanson) Savoy, occurred at his residence in Blacks Harbour on November 15, 2022. Born at Newcastle NB on December 30, 1946, he was a son of the late Peter and Suzanne (St.Coeur) Savoy. A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, he is survived by his beloved wife: Dianne; children: Shelley Melanson (Jimmy Parker), Julie Savoy, William James "Billy" Savoy (Cathy) and Raymond Savoy (Tara) all of Blacks Harbour NB; grandchildren: Kerstin, Hayden, Brionna, Kalob and Donavon; great grandchild: Ryder; brother: Roger Savoy (Lynn) of Sussex NB; sister: Agnes McVicar (Clayton) of St. George NB as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by brothers: Peter, Michael, Eugene, Louis, Raymond, Gilbert and Romeo and sister: Muriel Comeau.
Prior to his failing health, Alex worked for several years as a sealing machine mechanic for Connor's Bros. Limited in Blacks Harbour. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. Alex also enjoyed a great card game and spending time with his family. He lived for his family, especially his grandchildren which is what kept him going as long as he did.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George NB. In keeping with Alex's wishes, there will be no visitation or service at this time. A graveside service will be held at a later date. In Alex's memory, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Online donations and condolences may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca