Everett P. Petley, 94, of Harcourt, passed away peacefully at the Stella Maris de Kent Hospital, Sainte-Anne-de-Kent, on Saturday, February 9, 2019.
Born in Harcourt, he was the son of the late William and Bertha (Betts) Petley.
Everett was a Veteran of WWII, having served with the RCAF from 1942 – 1945. He retired from the Canadian Armed Forces in July of 1976, with 34 years’ service and attended St. Matthew’s Anglican Church in Harcourt. Everett was past President of Harcourt Legion Branch #75, President of the Liberal Polling Station Committee, Harcourt, since 1979, President of the Harcourt Community Committee since 1990, member of the Harcourt Joint Cemetery Committee since 1985.
Everett will be sadly missed by his granddaughter, Sherry; great grandchildren, Danny, Alexander and Quinton; sisters, Gloria Anderson of Bedford, NS and Donna Lockhart of Pasadena, CA, as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Kathleen "Kay" Petley (November 2018); son, Gary (1999); grandson, Troy; brothers, Earl, Carl, Carman and Laurie and sisters, Jessie and Roberta "Bertie".
In keeping with Everett’s wishes, there will be no visitation hours or funeral service. Private family graveside service will be held in Harcourt Presbyterian Cemetery in the spring.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995).
In memory of Everett, donations to a memorial of the donor’s choice would be appreciated.