Herbert Raymond Sexton, 73, of Salisbury passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Moncton Hospital.
Born in Tilting, Fogo Island, NF, he was the son of the late Gregory and Mary (Broaders) Sexton. Herbert was retired from A & P Foods Toronto and in retirement they moved to Salisbury. He attended St. Jude's Roman Catholic Church, was a member of the Salisbury Lions Club and for over forty years a dedicated member of AA. He enjoyed his summers at the cottage in Newfoundland fishing and winters spent in the hockey rinks cheering on his grandchildren.
He is survived and missed by his beloved wife of 54 years Nora; children Deborah Sexton (Paul) of Mississauga, ON and Leo (Laura) of Salisbury; cherished grandchildren Dalton, Conor, Leanne, and Jackie; brothers Andre (Marilyn), Vernon, Ronald (Shirlene) and Joseph (Joanne); sisters Colleen Sexton, Ann Walsh, Rita MacDonald (John), Eleanor Virchow (Jim), Theresa Martin (Bill), Philomena Sexton and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers Leo, Patrick and Gregory.
Resting at Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Route 106 (372-4800) visiting will be Thursday, February 22 from 7 to 9 pm. The funeral will be held in the chapel Friday, February 23 at 10 am with Father Phil Mulligan officiating. Interment at St. Patricks Parish Cemetery, Fogo Island, NF at a later date.
If desired, memorials to the Canadian Cancer Society, Parkinson Canada or Friends of the Moncton Hospital would be appreciated by the family.