William (Bill) Lawrence McCrea

Born: Mon., May 3, 1937
Died: Fri., Sep. 27, 2019


No services to be held


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McCrea, William (Bill) Lawrence, in Deep River Hospital on September 27th.  After graduating from UNB, Bill headed for employment in Brockville, first at DuPont and then ParkDavis.  In 1963 he joined AECL and moved his young family to Deep River.  His search for the good life was complete.  He enjoyed his work and fellow employees at AECL and became active in Minor Hockey and baseball.  He loved working with the young kids and didn’t mind driving the many miles each season so the kids could enjoy the challenge of other leagues. Bill always remained a country boy enjoying hunting, fishing and just being in the woods.  Bill’s gardens were always admired by those who walked along Thomas Street reflecting his tireless devotion to their bounty.
Bill leaves behind his beloved wife, Mona, daughter Wendy Muckle (Benoit Davis), son Wayne,  grandsons Jamie (Stephanie) Muckle, David Muckle, great-grandson Grayson Muckle and soon to-be great-granddaughter, sisters-in-law Bonnie McCrea, Wilma (Eb) Gosse, Donna Belliveau, Linda (Donald) James, Rosalie (David) Andrew, Heather (Laurie) Whitney, brothers-in-law Patrick Whitney (Camie Tang-Chang) Robert Whitney (Julie Singleton) and Willis McAllister.  He also leaves many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Bill is predeceased by his parents, Harold and Ruth McCrea, his brother Graydon, Brothers-in-law Laurie Whitney and Donald James and his sister-in-law, Fay McAllister
Honoring Bill’s wishes there will be no funeral.  Cremation has taken place.  Interment will be held in New Brunswick at a later date. In memoriam donations to the North Renfrew Family Services or the Deep River Food Bank would be gratefully appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River.

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Rev. Andy and Laurene McKee
   Posted Sun September 29, 2019
Dear Mona and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find God's comfort and hope for the now and the days ahead. Blessings and love.

Candy Bishop
   Posted Sun September 29, 2019
Dearest Mona,

Deepest condolences to you and your family.

Sincerely,
Candy Bishop

Laura and Gordon Murray
   Posted Mon September 30, 2019
Dear Mona and family
Our deepest sympathy up you at this sad time.
Laura and Gordon

Debbie Foley
   Posted Mon September 30, 2019
The McCrea Family, Andre and I were saddened to hear of your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers

Lucille Watson
   Posted Tue October 01, 2019
Mona,
My sincere condolences to you and your family

Lucille Watson

Geoff & Barb Hooper
   Posted Wed October 02, 2019
dear Mona & family
We are sad to hear of Bills passing our sincere sympathy Barb& geoff

Shirley reid
   Posted Fri October 04, 2019
I was so sorry to hear of Bills' passing ... many fond memories...hope you are well

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