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Frederick Clement Taylor

 

Born: 13 Aug 1926          Died: 21 Sep 2012, Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

TAYLOR, Frederick Clement (13 Aug 1926 - 21 Sep 2012) - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Frederick Clement Taylor on Friday, September 21, 2012 at Poseidon Care Home. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 36 years, Bernice, sons Jim (Cathy) and Howard (Janice), daughter Lynn (Ron) and stepchildren Holly (Ron), Diana (Fenton) and Darrell (Lynda). Poppa-Great will be sadly missed by 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Fred will also be greatly missed by his brother Bill (Shirley), brother-in-law Ken (Ruth) and eight nieces and nephews. Fred is predeceased by his son Robbie, first wife Billie, sister Ivy, grandson Daniel, great-granddaughter Avery and his beloved dogs Tucker, Wolfer and Sprite. Frederick grew up in Norwood in St. Vital. Known then as Clem, he enlisted in the Navy at 17 during the Second World War and served on the Matane. Upon returning home he worked for CN. Fred was very active with the Boy Scouts and the Greendell Community Club. After retirement he volunteered his time at Cancer Care, the Meadowwood United Church and with the White Ensigns. He enjoyed dancing and travelling with his wife. Grandpa was also very involved with his grandchildren. The family would like to thank the staff of the fifth floor of Poseidon Care Home for their care of Fred. A Funeral Service will be held at Wheeler Funeral Home, Cemetery Crematorium, 1800 Day Street on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. with a viewing one hour prior to the service. Interment to follow. Memorial gifts may be given in Fred's name to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened. Funeral Arrangements in Care of Wheeler Funeral Home, Cemetery Crematorium 1800 Day Street 224-1525 (The Winnipeg Free Press 25 Sep 2012)

 

Ships served in:

HMCS MATANE

 

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(1) Frederick Taylor  (2) Frederick Taylor (right) and his friend Steele  (3) Frederick and Bernice Taylor

 

Courtesy of Stacey Briscoe

 

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