It is with profound sadness that after a courageous
battle with cancer, a husband, father and grandfather,
William "Bill" Durant passed
away at the Sackville Memorial Hospital, age 82, on January 22,
Left to mourn is Bill's beloved spouse, Paulette of
58 years, daughter Michelle (Graham), son John (Nadine) and cherished
granddaughters, Olivia Grace Durant and Laura Claire Durant. Bill is
also survived by his sisters Margaret Beaver and Hermine LeBlanc, as
well as several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by siblings John Durant and
Bill will be remembered by the community for his 35
years at Mount Allison University and Tantramar Regional High School
where he thoroughly enjoyed his profession and students. He equally
enjoyed his volunteering as a Town Councilor, and member of many
groups and committees. It was his passion to improve lives of others
as best he could through better education.
Arrangements have been entrusted into
the care and supervision of Jones Funeral
Home, 70 Bridge Street, Sackville, NB (506-364-1300).
In keeping with Bill's wishes, cremation has taken place. A Funeral
Mass Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 10 AM from
St. Vincent's Roman Catholic Church, followed by internment in the
Sackville Cemetery. All
are then invited back to the Jones Funeral Home for a reception and to
continue to celebrate Bill's life.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the
Drew Nursing Home, the Sackville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, or a
charity of one's choice.
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to
the family by visiting the online memorial at www.jonesfuneralhome.ca
or through the Jones funeral Home Facebook