Basil Paul Alward, 85 of Sussex Corner and formerly of Lower Ridge, Havelock passed away Friday, October 1, 2021 at the Moncton Hospital.
Born in Lower Ridge, he was the son of the late Laura Alward. Basil attended the Havelock Baptist Church, was a past member of the Havelock Lions Club, a former member of the Masonic Lodge and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Havelock.
He is survived and sadly missed by his wife of 36 years Freda (Steeves); children Derrick (Susan), Denise Jones (Steven) and Gwen Dowling (John); step-son Barry Atkinson (Jeannie); grandchildren Elizabeth, Amanda, Laura, Raymond, Joshua, Ashley and Jasmine; four great grandchildren; brother Billy Cusack (Wendy); sisters Betty McKnight (Allan) and Geraldine Cusack; brothers-in-law Whitfield Steeves (Elva) and Lester Steeves (Patricia); sisters-in-law Roberta Steeves (late Reilly) and Elsie Gregg (Gordon) and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his first wife Beth Fawcett.
A family graveside service will be held at the Loyalist Cemetery, Havelock. Arrangements are in the care of Salisbury Funeral Home (372-4800).
If desired, donations in memory of Basil to the Loyalist Cemetery Fund or charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.