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Keith Charles Carr


Keith Charles Carr

Keith Charles Carr of Rusagonis, NB passed away at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Thursday May 30, 2019 at the age of 71. Born in Fredericton, NB, he was a son of the late Hansel and Hazel (Smith) Carr and step-son of the late Cornelia Carr.

Keith started with Loblaws in 1963 and saw the transition from Steinbergs to Save Easy and finally the Atlantic Superstore, having spent the majority of his time as the Produce Manager. Keith was instrumental in the creation of the Rusagonis Rec Center; he also was a 4th Degree Knight in the Knight of Columbus. He was a long standing member of the Liberal Association of NB. Keith enjoyed hunting, fishing, was a history buff and a nature lover. He loved his camp at the lake and was locally famous for the dart tournaments he hosted for 25 years.

He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Mavis; a daughter Trudy Whittaker (Brian) of Lincoln, NB; grandson Aaron Forbes (Ashley Smoke) of Banff, AB; granddaughter Victoria Forbes (MacKenzie Purdy) of Lincoln, NB; siblings Bertha Grasse (Danny) of Geary, Edna Smith (Ken) of French Lake, Wallace Carr (Sharon) of Geary, Gary Carr (Kitca) of Geary, Cathy McCann (Danny) of Fredericton Junction, Harvey Carr (Katrine) of Haneytown, NB, Tim Carr (Lisa) of Sydney, NS, Candace Hank (Danny) of Geary, Sam Carr (Nancy) of New Maryland; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.  Keith was predeceased by a brother Beverly.

Resting at Bishop’s Funeral Home 540 Woodstock Road with visitation being held on Monday June 3 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. A funeral mass will be held for Keith on Tuesday June 4, 2019 at 11 AM at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Oromocto with Father Charles Udeh SMMM and Father John Jennings officiating. Interment will follow at the Preston Carr Cemetery in Geary, NB.

Pallbearers will be; Layton Ford, Greg McCann, Nick Mason, Matthew Casey, Danny Edwards and Mike Hanson.

For those who wish, donations made to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed through




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Service Date
Tuesday, June 4, 2019