Mr. Hugh Underwood Crawford of Station Street, Blackville passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at the Miramichi Regional Hospital at the age of 86.
The son of Harold Charles and Ethel Barbara Evelyn Crawford, Hugh was a clerk for the Department of National Defense for 32 years. He was a member of St Andrew’s United Church, where he was an Elder and served on various committees, including the Cemetery Committee. Hugh enjoyed bowling, local history, genealogy, politics and poetry. He also spent his time collecting antiques, square dancing and traveling.
Mr. Hugh Crawford is survived by 3 sisters, Margaret Crawford of Blackville, NB; Katherine Crawford of Fredericton, NB and Caroline Atkinson (Bruce) of Fredericton, NB. He is also survived by one brother, George A. Crawford (Elaine J.) of Fredericton, NB.
Besides his parents, Mr. Hugh Crawford is pre-deceased by his brothers, John Thomas and Charles Wilson.
There will be no visitation for Mr. Crawford. The funeral will be on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 1pm at St Andrew’s United Church in Blackville with Dean Lawrence officiating. Burial will be in the United Church Cemetery in the spring.
In Hugh’s memory, donations made to the Alzheimer’s Society of New Brunswick or to a memorial of one’s choice would be appreciated.
Arrangements are in care of Davidson’s Funeral Home, 622-7464 and online at www.davidsonsfh.com , your family-owned, family-operated funeral home.