Donald H. Duval
Donald Hillyer Duval went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday March 11th at the age of 92 at the Veterans Health Unit. He was born in Saint John New Brunswick on April 29th 1925 to Janet (Carle) & Foster Fletcher Duval. He was a graduate of Saint John High School Class of 43 and UNB. He served on HMCS Bittersweet & HMCS Wallaceburg during WWII. Don was an avid bowler, curler, golfer, Blue Jays and UNB hockey fan. He had been active in Fredericton Golden Club, Fredericton Curling Club, Stepping Stones and a member of Skyline Acres Baptist Church.
Don is survived by his children Doug (Madelyn) Duval, Nancy (Brian) Duval-Akerley and Janet (Denis) Lovely. Step children Carolyn (Ron) Finnie, Karen (Donald) Lamey and Debbie (Greg) Bourque, brother in-law Murray Beesley and two nieces and one nephew. Grandchildren Scott Duval, Jodi Thornton, Katie Pierce, Rick Price, Alissa Lovely, Greg Finnie, Cheryll Penny, Kim Jones, Matthew Bourque, Lindsay Duffy, several great grandchildren and his special friend Valerie Gilbey.
He was predeceased by his parents, wife Marion, wife Olive, brothers George and Carle, and his sisters Roberta and Dorothy.
No visitation by request. A funeral service will be held at Skyline Acres Baptist Church on Friday March 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm with Rev. Karl Csaszar officiating. Interment will be held at the Rural Extension Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Bishop’s Funeral Home Ltd. have been entrusted with the arrangements.
The family wishes to thank the staff of the Veterans Health Unit for the excellent care and caring he received there. It is a special talent to take care of people at this stage of life and it was exhibited daily at the Veterans Health Unit.