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MacGougan William Gary

February 15, 1939 ~ March 30, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

MacGougan Gary Obituary

Gary MacGougan

It is with great sadness that the family of Gary William MacGougan announces his passing at the Saint John Regional Hospital surrounded by his loving family on March 30, 2024.  Gary was born on February 15, 1939, in Port Credit, Peel Co. Ontario to the late Cora MacGougan. 

Gary was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. Gary and Linda shared their lives together, spanning 61 years of love, laughter, and cherished memories. He was a quiet and patient man who took great care with everything he did, making sure that everything was “just so”. Gary grew up on a farm and started his trucking career at an early age, earning his driver's license at 15. Gary worked for various companies as a mechanic and a short-haul and long-haul trucker for many years. Gary was a natural storyteller and loved making people laugh with his quick wit. In his spare time, he loved to go fishing with his friends. He also loved tinkering and working on things, a trait he passed down to his son and three grandsons.

Gary will be dearly missed by his wife; Linda, his two daughters;  Peggy (Eldon) MacDonald and Nicole Rice, his five grandchildren; Dakota, Shelby, Cayden, Alex, and Kyler, siblings-in-law; William and Elaine, Elizabeth and Jean-Claude, Heather and Loran, Nelda and Russel Kelly, Charlie Duplisea  cousins; Laverne and Rose, as well as neighbours and friends. He is preceded in death by his beloved son, Stephen MacGougan; his mother, Cora; his mother-in-law, Evelyn; his father-in-law, Gerald; Brother in law : Murray Lewis and several uncles.

Family and friends are invited to a visitation at Sunbury Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 3, 2024 from 3-6pm. Funeral service will be held at 1pm on Thursday, April 4, 2024 at Sunbury Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth Charlton officiating.  Interment will take place following the service in Wirral Baptist Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Wirral Cemetery or the Wirral Community Association.

Arrangements are in the Professional Care of Sunbury Funeral Home, Central Blissville, NB (368-2413).  Condolences: sunburyfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
April 3, 2024

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sunbury Funeral Home
5407, rt 101
Central Blissville, NB E5L-1S7

Funeral Service
Thursday
April 4, 2024

1:00 PM
Sunbury Funeral Home
5407, rt 101
Central Blissville, NB E5L-1S7

Donations

Wirral Baptist Cemetery
Route 101, Wirral, NB NB

Wirral Community Center
Route 101, Wirral, NB

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