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Brian Daniel Naves Sr.

July 6, 1943 ~ January 30, 2024 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Brian Naves Sr. Obituary

Naves Sr. , Brian D.

The passing of Brian D. Naves Sr. occurred on Tuesday, January 30th, 2024 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born on July 6, 1943 in Saint John, New Brunswick he was a son of the late Daniel and Edna (Pierce) Naves.

Brian worked as a carpenter and was a valued member of Local 1386 United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.  He also worked with Nichols Contracting in Nova Scotia and later with Leno Celeste and Gerald Lawson building townhouses.

A volunteer of the Simonds Fire Department, Brian also plowed snow for many years, enjoyed hunting and shared a passion for 4 wheeling.

He will always be remembered as a jack of all trades and known to many as MacGyver.  

Brian is survived by his children; Brian Jr. (Lynn), Carol Anne Naves and Jim.  He was often referred to as ‘Butch’ by his siblings, including brother Michael Mills (Mary Jane) and two sisters; Donna Ward and Sue Pitre, brother in-law Rod Bourgeious. Brian will also be remembered by his two grandchildren Trena Naves and Brady Naves along with two great grandchildren; Logan and Matthew.

In addition to his parents, Brian is predeceased by his infant daughter Mary Edna, siblings; Jack Steele, Dick Steele, Joe Steele, Bill Steele, Art Steele, Les Steele, Francis Hugh, Catherine Kraft, Betty Knox, Lynn Kay and Rita Swift along with brothers in-law Larry and Reno and sisters in-law Mary Jane and Madilyn .

Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road (506)-646-2424. Visitation hours will be held on Friday, February 2nd, 2024 between the hours of 2-4 and 6-8pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, February 3rd, 2024 at 11 AM from St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

Private family interment will be held at St. Joseph’s Cemetery on a later date.

If desired, memorial donations towards the Alzheimer or Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

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