Fred Custance

Obituary of Fred Custance

Custance- Frederick Atherton- 86 of Upper Rawdon passed away peacefully on June 23rd, 2019 at the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born January 25, 1933 in Rawdon Nova Scotia, he was the son of the late William James and Margaret (Anthony) Custance.

Fred worked as a truck driver most of his life, had a passion for horses and was a lifetime member of the Rawdon District Fire Dept.

Fred is survived by Sons; Randy (Marlene), Danny and William (Felicia), Daughters; Sonja (Rodney) Hart and Kelly Custance, Grandchildren; Chrissy, Keith, Matthew, Jaime, Mikey, Savannah, Abigail and Emmersyn, three Great-grandchildren and several Nieces and Nephews.

He is predeceased by Sister; Betty and 2 Sisters in infancy.

A visitation will take place from 7to 9pm Thursday, June 27th, at the J Wilson Allen Funeral Home in Kennetcook, and a public graveside committal service will be held Saturday June 29th at 2pm at the Upper Rawdon Cemetery Chaplain. Linton Worrell officiating and a reception following the service at the Rawdon Fire Hall. Donations in memory of Fred can be made to the Rawdon District Fire Dept. Special thanks to the staff at Magnolia Continuing Care and especially to niece Rhonda Maguire.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy 354, Kennetcook, ph-1-902-362-2440 or please visit our web site at to sign the guest book and send private condolences

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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday, June 27, 2019
J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home - Kennetcook
6571 Hwy 354
Kennetcook, Nova Scotia, Canada

Committal Service

2:00 pm
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Upper Rawdon Cemetery
Old Trunk 14, East Hants
Upper Rawdon, Nova Scotia, Canada


Following the service, a reception will be held at the Rawdon Fire Hall


Donations in memory of Fred can be made to the Rawdon District Fire Dept
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