Lawrence Everett Dewar
The passing of Lawrence Everett Dewar formerly of St. George NB, beloved husband of the late Marie Edna (Pettie) Dewar occurred at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen NB on January 20, 2024. Born at St. George NB on August 21, 1931, he was a son of the late Everett and Marion K. (Kagler) Dewar.
A loving father, grandfather and brother, Lawrence is survived by his daughters: Linda (Robert) Fraser of Fredericton NB, Debbie Scott of Bethel NB, Donna (Larry) Koteff of Pennfield NB, Nancy Frost of Saint John NB and Carol Leavitt of St. George NB, 15 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren, his brothers: Ronald Dewar of St. George NB and Ralph (Lynn) Dewar of Beaver Harbour NB as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents and his beloved Marie, he was predeceased by his son; Gary, daughter; Linda Orchard, grandson; Peter Orchard, granddaughter; Jennifer Scott, brother; Sherman Dewar, grandsons in law: Troy Charters and Kevin Smith, sons in law; Dan Frost, Gerald Gillet and Earl Scott.
Prior to his retirement Lawrence worked throughout the area for various employers. He worked delivering milk for Dewars Dairy as well as driving oil delivery truck for Irving Oil. Lawrence also worked as a custodian at Fundy High School for a number of years as well as at Point Lepreau. He was no stranger to hard outside work as he looked forward every year to travel to Hoyt for haying season as well as finding him in the Blueberry fields, not to mention in the woods tipping and making wreaths in late fall.
Lawrence had some kitchen skills and will be remembered for his banana bread and pickles as well as the crafty side making popsicle stick models of his houses.
Lawrence was also a long time member of the St. George Fire Department serving over 30 years as a driver, Deputy Chief and finally retiring as Fire Chief. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium (506-755-3533) from where the service will be held from the funeral home chapel on Wednesday at 2:00 pm. Interment will be held in the St. George Rural Cemetery in the spring. Private family visitation will be held from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm, followed by public visitating from Noon until the service begins at 2:00 pm. Following the funeral service, a potluck luncheon will begin at 4:00 pm at the Family Worship Centre in St.George. Please bring a favorite dish or snack. Thank you!
In Lawrences memory, donations to a charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family.