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Caleb Dunn


Caleb Dunn

  Caleb Sprague Dunn, 84, of Salisbury, passed away Monday, May 28, 2012 surrounded by his family at the Moncton Hospital.

  Born in Prosser Brook, he was a son of the late Frank and Ida (Geldart) Dunn.  Caleb was in the mobile trailer sales industry since 1955 as a former Co-Owner of Maritime Auto and Trailer Sales and a former owner of CRC RV Center. He was a pioneer member of the Citation and Corsair Trailer Clubs of Canada and a past president of the Moncton Mobile Homes Association.  A lifelong fan of stock car racing he was a driver for over 30 years winning over 200 races on tracks in the Maritimes and eastern U.S..  He was inducted into the Moncton Wall of Fame in 2001 and the Maritime Motor Sports Hall of Fame in 2006.  In his leisure time he enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening and enjoyed many winters in Florida. 

   Caleb is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years Elodie (Lewis); children Janet Leaman of Salisbury, James (Jim) (Diane) of Second North River, Brenda Conners (Walter) of Monteagle, Deborah Milburn (Dave) of Sydney, BC and Patrick Conners-Dunn of Salisbury; grandchildren Shawn Conners, Angela Lum, Shelley MacDonald and Brandy Dunn; 11 great grandchildren; sisters Lillian Stewart of Moncton and Lena Cormier of Augusta, Maine and several nieces and nephews.  He is predeceased by son Myron; grandson Andrew Leaman; brother Leslie and sister Minnie Chase.

  Resting at Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Salisbury Road (372-4800) with visiting Wednesday, May 30,  2-4 and 7-9 pm and from where the funeral will be held Thursday, May 31 at 11 am in the chapel with Rev. Rob Nickerson officiating.  Interment to follow at Fair Haven Cemetery.

  If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Friends of the Moncton Hospital would be appreciated by the family.

Service Date
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Service Time
11 am
Service Location
Salisbury Funeral Home Chapel

May 30, 2012
Visitation Time
2-4 and 7-9 pm
Visitation Location
Salisbury Funeral Home

Burial Date
May 31, 2012
Burial Location
Fair Haven Memorial Gardens

Requested Charity
Cancer Society or Friends of the Moncton Hospital