Eddie T. Bannister, 83, of Moncton, passed away peacefully at the L. J. Jaillet Residence, in Moncton, on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 with family by his side. Born in Pollett River, NB he was the son of the late Thomas and Olive (Berry) Bannister.
Eddie was a retired auto mechanic, working many years for Moncton Chrysler, and later, for CRC RV’s. Eddie was very involved in his community, volunteering with Lions Sick Children’s Fund Inc. and the Canadian Cancer Society. He was an active member of Foresters, Lions Club, and most especially, the Hillside Baptist Church. Eddie cherished the time he had with his wife. He was so happy to be able to live with her again at the L. J. Jaillet Residence for the last 6 months before her recent passing in July, 2020.
Survived and sadly missed by his sister, Thelma (the late Wayne) Bustin; brother-in-law, Garnet Davis; several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews, including special nephew and godson, Aaron (Tracey) Smith.
In addition to his parents, Eddie was predeceased by his wife of over 50 years, Freda; siblings, Roy (Ethel) Bannister, Laura Davis, Jenny (Ivan) Wade, and Linda Bannister.
The family would like to express their love and appreciation for Jackie and her staff at the L. J. Jaillet Residence for the dignified care Eddie and Freda received. Jackie always went above and beyond and Eddie absolutely adored her.
Resting at The Salisbury Funeral Home (372-4800) from where visiting will be held on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 from 4 – 6 pm and from where funeral service will be on Thursday, August 27 at 1 pm with Rev. Jerry Reddy officiating. Due to Covid-19, social distancing will be respected, masks are encouraged, and capacity may be limited. Interment will be in The Glades Cemetery, The Glades, NB.
If desired, memorials to the Lions Sick Children’s Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.