Gregory supported to your of several Baptist Association Chat rooms and you will committees. He was a person in the fresh new Goal Board of one’s Summit of Atlantic Baptist Church buildings plus its an active user and soon after Chairman of the Nova Scotia Section of Canadian Bible Society.
The passion for this songs build could have been died in order to their youngsters and grandchildren
Gregory was live from the their wife, Lynda Jean (Churchill) Denton, young man Christian (Kelly Anne) and you can daughter Jeanne Denton-Cosman (Stephen), Granddaughters Kathryn Cosman and you may Rachel Denton. Brothers Elwood, Stanley and you will Richard.
Gregory is actually predeceased of the their mothers, daughter Jill, and you may brothers, Clayton Denton Jr., Frederick Denton and you can siblings, Elsie Gidney and Marjorie Sherman.
During the Charlotte County Health, Rev. Fred Gay, spouse of Brenda (Allen) Gay from St. Stephen NB introduced regarding the hands of their enjoying family relations toward brand new arms of their dear Saviour.
Born from inside the Meriden, CT, in 1921, he had been the newest young buck of the late Arthur and you can Carrie Gay. In addition to his spouse Brenda he could be survived by the their young man Christian (Robyn) out-of Haven and you may child Doreen Rainville (Ray) off Palm Coastline,Fl. He was predeceased because of the his moms and dads, that child, Carol Dillon, cousin Ray and you may aunt Marguerite Dubord.
Fred stayed his early lifetime from inside the Meriden CT from inside the 1921, inside the High Anxiety. Those individuals hard days designed much of their profile. Pursuing the within his father’s footsteps, he has worked during the Worldwide Gold Company from Wallingford Connecticut where the guy encountered the honour of shortly after implementing the new Stanley Glass. At the age of 21 he had been drawn up toward All of us Heavens Force and you can are trained because an invisible driver and you will baseball-turret gunner for the B-17 “Flying Fortress”. Throughout the their 30 mission journey he destroyed each of their mothers back in the us. Following his concert tour away from obligations, Fred gone back to the usa and you can partnered Martha, and began exercises broadcast procedures with the army. A few dily gone back to Meriden and you can Fred started again his career which have Around the world Silver.
Grandchildren Nick and you will Rachael Gay, Ryan (Theresa) and you will Renee Rainville (Adam Gill),Randy, Rusty, Brian and Adam, multiple great-grandchildren, nieces and lifelong buddy Mary Olmstead
Fred’s love of music first started while very young and you will proceeded while in the his life. Just like any,he was greatly influenced by the popular audio off their younger age, specifically Larger Band & Move musical of the 30’s & 40’s.
Into the 1964 shortly after meeting and you may marrying Brenda, his 2nd wife, Fred transferred to Canada (the new birthplace regarding their father Arthur) and you can used studies to own regular ministry inside the Baptist Churches. Immediately following his first seasons of training at UBBTS into the 1966, with a new little one (Christian) at home even though nonetheless likely to college full time, Fred been their pastoral ministry on the a four church field for the Dawson Settlement simply external Moncton. Graduation and you can ordination followed for the 1967. Fred went on at the Dawson Payment up until 1968.
Fred’s ministry then direct your to Hazelbrook from inside the PEI regarding 1968-1971. It was followed closely by solution during the Waterville, NB regarding 1971-1975 finally to help you Pennfield NB away from 1975-1986 where he “retired”. After senior years the guy and you can Brenda proceeded inside the tunes and you will meantime pastoral ministry in the of a lot places of worship plus, Huge Manan NB,Deer Area NB, Second Drops NB, Andersonville NB, Fairfield NB, Sunnyville NS and you will Calais Advent Religious Me.
Integrating having Brenda in her own hiking ministry Fred was affectionately known since the “Uncle Fred” so you can lots of travelers and you may professionals during the camps all-over NB & PEI. After which there clearly was the music. Fred is never very happy as he would be to be vocal together with his partner, and starting what he appreciated Laotian beautiful women better, sharing the fresh new gospel. The newest Lighthouse is of course its most recognized track and fittingly Fred’s life supported as an effective beacon out of white and you may guarantee to a world in need.