MARTIN, Donald Fraser

Don passed away in the arms of his beloved wife at the Abbotsford Regional Hospital on July 6, 2016, following a brief and unexpected battle with cancer. He was 79 years old.

He is survived by Joyce, his wife of 56 years; daughter Darcey (Cornie) Peters; daughter Linda Paracy; son Don (Bonnie) Martin; and his beloved grandchildren; Sarah (Mitchell) Kehler, Tyler (Laurel) Paracy, Matthew Peters, Alexis Martin, Fraser Martin.

Don was born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia in 1936. He served in the RCAF as a young man and later became a businessman in western Canada. In addition to several home construction companies, he owned and operated a company called “Doorland” in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Don was an avid and excellent fisherman and never missed an opportunity to spend time on the water. He enjoyed his wide circle of friends and loved to have a glass of good wine with them.

A memorial service will be held at 3pm on Wednesday, August 10, at Trinity United Church, 33737 George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford, BC V2S 2M4

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