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Douglas "Buddy" Crosthwaite


Douglas "Buddy" Crosthwaite

Surrounded by his family, Douglas "Buddy" Crosthwaite, age 73, passed away peacefully at the Moncton Hospital on Thursday, September 27, 2018.

Born in Dorchester, NB, he was a son of the late Mildred Crosthwaite and the late Doug Trenholm.

Douglas was a fun loving grandfather to seven grandchildren and a buddy to his friends.

He will be dearly missed by his wife of 52 years, Iona of Dorchester Cape; 2 daughters Darlene (Rodney) Turner, Sackville and Jocelyn (Vernon) Allen, Moncton; son Douglas (Jen), Dorchester; as well as his seven grandchildren, Samantha, Katelynn, Stephanie, Jessica, Nicole, Zachary and Abby.  He will also be missed by several family members and friends.

A special thank you to his caregiver Darlene Belliveau who took extra special care of him for the past four years.  The family would also like to acknowledge the Moncton Hospital Palliative Care unit for the exceptional care they gave Douglas this past week.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge Street, Sackville (506-364-1300) from where a time of visitation will be held on Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 1 until 2 pm, followed immediately at 2 pm by a Celebration of Life.  A private graveside service in the Midgic Cemetery will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, Doug's family wishes donations be made to the Friends of the Moncton Hospital Palliative Care, or the charity of your choice.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Doug's online memorial at or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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Service Date
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Service Time
2 pm
Service Location
Jones Funeral Home, Sackville, NB

Visitation Time
1 pm until 2 pm
Visitation Location
Jones Funeral Home, Sackville, NB

Burial Location
Midgic Cemetery

Requested Charity
Friends of the Moncton Hospital (Palliative Care)