Gregory supported to the of several Baptist Association Chatrooms and committees. He had been a member of the brand new Purpose Board of your Summit of your Atlantic Baptist Churches and it’s also an active user and soon after Chairman of one’s Nova Scotia Section of your Canadian Bible Area.
The passion for which audio build might have been passed away in order to their college students and grandkids
Gregory was lasted of the his spouse, Lynda Jean (Churchill) Denton, young buck Religious (Kelly Anne) and you will child Jeanne Denton-Cosman (Stephen), Granddaughters Kathryn Cosman and you can Rachel Denton. Brothers Elwood, Stanley and you can Richard.
Gregory are predeceased by their mothers, daughter Jill, and you may brothers, Clayton Denton Jr., Frederick Denton and you can sisters, Elsie Gidney and you can Marjorie Sherman.
On Charlotte State Health, Rev. Fred Gay, partner away from Brenda (Allen) Gay out of St. Stephen NB introduced regarding possession off his loving loved ones toward the latest palms out of his precious Saviour.
Born in the Meriden, CT, in 1921, he was new child of later Arthur and you can Carrie Gay. Including their spouse Brenda he or she is live by their child Christian (Robyn) out-of Paradise and you can child Doreen Rainville (Ray) away from Hand Shore,Fl. He was predeceased from the their parents, one to daughter, Carol Dillon, sibling Beam and you can aunt Marguerite Dubord.
Fred existed his early life during the Meriden CT within the 1921, in Great Depression. The individuals tough weeks formed a lot of their profile. Following the in his father’s footsteps, he spent some time working on Global Gold Business away from Wallingford Connecticut where the guy had the honour off immediately after focusing on the Stanley Cup. On ages of 21 he had been drawn up on You Heavens Push and you will are taught just like the a radio driver and you will ball-turret gunner on the B-17 “Traveling Fortress”. While in the his 29 purpose trip the guy lost both of their moms and dads back in the us. Pursuing the his journey out of obligation, Fred returned to the united states and you may partnered Martha, and you will first started exercises broadcast surgery for the armed forces. A few dily returned to Meriden and Fred resumed his career with All over the world Silver.
Grandkids Nick and you may Rachael Gay, Ryan (Theresa) and Renee Rainville (Adam Gill),Randy, Rusty, Brian and you will Adam, numerous great grandchildren, nieces and you can lifelong pal Mary Olmstead
Fred’s love of songs first started at an early age and you may proceeded through the their lifestyle. As with all,he was greatly influenced by the popular music regarding their young ages, specifically Large Ring & Swing songs of your 30’s & 40’s.
Inside the 1964 shortly after conference and you will marrying Brenda, his second partner, Fred relocated to Canada (this new birthplace away from his father Arthur) and you will used training to possess full-time ministry from inside the Baptist Church buildings. Once 1st seasons of coaching during the UBBTS inside the 1966, with a brand new little one (Christian) at your home although however going to college fulltime, Fred been his pastoral ministry on the a beneficial five chapel field in Dawson Settlement merely exterior Moncton. Graduation and ordination accompanied inside 1967. Fred proceeded from the Dawson Settlement up until 1968.
Fred’s ministry up coming head your in order to Hazelbrook during the PEI regarding 1968-1971. This is followed by services from inside the Waterville, NB out-of 1971-1975 lastly to Pennfield NB away from 1975-1986 where he “retired”. Immediately after later years he and you may Brenda proceeded inside musical and interim pastoral ministry during the of numerous church buildings together with, Grand Manan NB,Deer Island NB, Second Drops NB, Andersonville NB, Fairfield NB, Sunnyville NS and you can Calais Arrival Religious Me.
Partnering having Brenda in her own camping ministry Fred is actually affectionately known once the “Uncle Fred” in order to countless campers and teams at the camps everywhere NB & PEI. After which discover the music. Fred is actually never ever very proud as he were to be singing together with partner, and starting what the guy enjoyed most readily useful, revealing this new gospel. The latest Lighthouse try however its best song and you may fittingly Fred’s existence served once the a beneficial beacon away from light and you may pledge so you can a scene in need.