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Fred William Holgate

May 20, 1938 - July 23, 2012


It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Fred at Cowichan District Hospital with his loving family by his side. Pre-deceased by his parents Fred and Edith Holgate he is survived by his 4 children: Fred Jr., Daryl, Jamie (Marnie) and Sandra, his grandchildren Jailene and Luke and his sister Barbara (Ed) Fouts and family in Texas.
His loving wife of 25 years, Maureen and his extended family Keith and Deena Nelson, Sandra Boyd, Janice and Dan Brooks and Steve and Calli Thorne. Great grandchildren Jordy, Kerry and Kurt Nelson, Craig and Gary Boyd, Devin and Jolene Loewen and 7 great great grandchildren.
Fred was born in Toronto and raised in Ucluelet, Duncan and Chemainus areas. He attended schools in Chemainus and Ladysmith.
Joined the Air Forces at 18 years old. Married Solange Guiboche at Gimli Manitoba and returned to Duncan (Mt. Sicker) where he raised his 4 children.
Fred was in the Trucking Industry working mostly for Domans (Trans Isle). Fred loved driving (anywhere), fishing, camping and having a Beer(s) around the campfire with friends. He lived life to the fullest and was loved by many. Many thanks to the great staff on the 2nd Floor for their care.
Help us to celebrate his life on August 11 2012 at the Eagles Hall on Boys Rd in Duncan BC from 2-5pm.


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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
August 11, 2012
Beginning at 7:00am

Eagles Hall
2965 Boys Road
Duncan, BC Canada

2965 Boys Road
Duncan, BC Canada

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