It is with heavy hearts the family of Winston Edward Blair, announces his passing which occurred on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Rothesay, NB on February 6, 1941 he was the son of the late William and Jennie (Fraser) Blair. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his wife Linda (Corbett) Blair; son Billy Blair; sisters Jean Fairweather and Betty Blair and brother-in-law Clifford Fairweather.
He is survived by his son Tom Blair (Kim); daughters Lois Brookins (Les) and Debbie Blair (Glen); brother William Blair (Glenna); sister Lois Graham; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Winnie worked for Irving Paper for 27 years in the Finishing Room. He was a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 58. He was an avid outdoorsman, especially enjoyed hunting and fishing. He received many awards for his flowers he grew and showed at exhibitions. Winnie was most happy spending time with his family and friends.
Arrangements are under the care of Fundy Funeral Home, Saint John (646-2424).
A graveside service will take place at Ocean View Memorial Gardens Cemetery on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Winnie may be made to the IWK, Diabetes Association, Palliative Care SJRH or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
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