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Fred A. Williamson

Fred A. Williamson, age 71, of Calgary and formerly of Springhill passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Fred and Hazel (Ripley) Williamson. Fred graduated from Springhill High School and Acadia University with a MSc and spent his career working in the environmental field. He always had a thirst for knowledge. Even in retirement, Fred continued to use every opportunity as a learning experience. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Janet (Osmond) Williamson; his daughter, Sarah, Coquitlam, B.C.; a son, Andrew (Jennifer), Calgary; granddaughters, Ayla and Lauren; a niece, Chandra Flewelling; nephews, Dan and Chris Williamson; sister-in-law, Nancy Williamson. He was predeceased by a sister, Christine Flewelling; a brother, Charlie Williamson. A celebration of life memorial service was held in Calgary on May 28, 2018. A graveside committal service will be held at the Fenwick Cemetery at 4:00 pm on Sunday, June 24, 2018. A reception will follow at the Anglican Parish of Christ Church in Amherst to toast and celebrate Fred's life. All are welcome! Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Smith’s Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Online condolences atwww.smithsfuneralhome.com .

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