It is with sadness that the family of Lloyd Nicholson Darrach, age 93, of Norton, NB, husband of Marion (Bell) Darrach, announces his death which occurred on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the Ridgewood Veterans Wing, Saint John, NB. He was born on August 15, 1924, in Quincy, Mass, USA, a son of the late Daniel and Annie (Beaton) Darrach.
Lloyd’s childhood was spent in Bonshaw PEI. After his service in the Navy during WWII he was employed as a CN station agent with postings in Elmira, Tyne Valley, and St. Peters Bay, PEI then to Fredericton NB until his retirement. In later years they moved to Norton and enjoyed many winters in Florida.
Lloyd is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Marion; children: Trudy (Peter) Steele of Norton, NB, Blaine Darrach of Cambridge Narrows, NB, Barbara (John) Wolfe of North Vancouver, BC; grandchildren Rebecca Steele (Chris Herring) of Calgary, AB, Jessica (Jon) Olthuis of Calgary, AB, Jennifer (Bob) Betts of Fredericton, NB, Kari (Dwight) Staires of Durham Bridge, NB, Samantha Wolfe of Vancouver, BC, Alexandra Wolfe of Vancouver, BC, Jonathan Wolfe of Vancouver, BC; great-grandchildren Victoria, Aemelia, Josie, Emma, Olivia, Brooke, Rowan; as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Lloyd was predeceased by his brother Charles and sister Dorothy Affleck.
Lloyd’s family would like to acknowledge Ridgewood Veterans for their kindness and care during the past 6 months
Arrangements have been entrusted to Sherwood’s Funeral Home and Life Tribute Centre (506-839-2156), 18 Scovil Road, Norton, NB. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 11:00AM from Sherwood’s Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will take place in the Riverbank Cemetery in the spring.
Donations in memory of Lloyd may be made to the memorial of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences to the family and donations may be made through SherwoodsFH.com