Ralph William Shears
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Ralph Willian Shears, Fredericton NB. Ralph passed peacefully at the DECH hospital on March 11 2021.
Born on February 21, 1939 in Halifax NS, Ralph Moved to Perth Andover at the age of seven, then later moved to Fredericton as a late teenager. He was predeceased by his wife Janet (Holden) (2020) and his son Darren(2020).
Survived by his daughter, Susan Bishop (George); daughter in law Heather LaBrie Shears (Darren); Grand children: Matthew Johnston (Melissa Fournier) Calgary; Kelsey Johnston (Derrick Nickerson) Kingston NS; Erik Shears (Morgan McKeen) Fredericton; Kyle Shears Fredericton; Taylor Shears (Gavin Nash) Fredericton.
My father was a very proud man. Proud of his family-proud of his heritage-proud of hard work and proud of his community.
Ralph was proud to be a member of both the Lincoln and Fredericton Lions clubs holding many positions including club president and District Governor.
Dad and Mom were both proud to be part of Fredericton and gave generously and selflessly to the community organizations which support fellow New Brunswickers via the Janet and Ralph Humanitarian Fund.
Dad loved Jesus and was a very proud Christian. Over his lifetime he has found peace through the Lords guidance.
‘Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.’ Isaiah 46:4 NVI
A family service will take place in the coming months.
In Lieu of flowers please make donations to Hospice House.