Keith was born in Plaster Rock, NB on July 7, 1930. He was the son of the late Benjamin and Alice (Ashford) Estey. Keith leaves to mourn his daughter, Valerie Beswick (Peter) of Cambridge, ON; his son Dennis Estey (Arleen) of High River, AB; his grandsons, Blair and Brett Estey, Jeffrey and Dwayne Steeves; his granddaughter, Chelsea (Richard) Ironside and great granddaughter, Storey Ironside and Lola Ironside; his brother, Hubert Estey of Ottawa, ON; and his very dear friend, Betty Lockhart of Perth-Andover, NB; along with many nieces and nephews.
Keith is predeceased by his parents; his wife, Margaret Estey (Miller) on June 24, 2006.
Keith lived all his life in the Village of Plaster Rock and was employed at Fraser Company for forty years. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #29 for over 40 years and also the Tobique Seniors Club. He loved his cat, Nicole, and was an avid cribbage player and made many unique crib boards over the years. He also loved music.
Funeral service was on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 11 am from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Father Gilbert Doddatto celebrated. Interment will be in the parish cemetery at a later date.
Music for the service was by Linda Knowlton and Kenneth Campbell. The eulogy was given by Tina Pelletier.
Pallbearers were Fuzz Bucci, Ivan Rossignol, Gary Harding, Robert Lockhart, Ron Haddad and Victor Morrell.
Arrangements were entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home, Perth-Andover and Plaster Rock.
Friday, January 25, 2019
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
Tobique Chapel, Plaster Rock, NB
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Cemetery
Victoria County SPCA, Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #29, or a charity of your choice