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William " Billy " Fraser

March 10, 1965 — April 30, 2022

William " Billy " Fraser

William ‘Billy’ Fraser

It is with deep sadness, we the family, announce the passing of Billy Fraser on April 30, 2022, at home. Born in New Waterford, on March 10, 1965, he was the son of Rita ‘Lorraine’ (Donovan) and the late John Fraser.

Billy was a fisherman in his younger years and a former cab driver in the New Waterford area. He loved fishing and made many trips to his favorite fishing spot in Wreck Cove. He enjoyed playing the guitar, walking, but most of all he loved spending time with his family.

Billy is survived by his mother Lorraine, wife Lillian, son Keith, daughters Debora (Zach), Gail (Richard); brothers John (Petra), Gregory (Denise), Allan, Terry; sister Mary Ann; grandchildren Kyesha, Shunay, Dominic, Madison, Leah, Christian, Katie, Jace, MacKenzie, Emery; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Besides his father, he was predeceased by his daughter Billie Jean.

Cremation has taken place. A funeral mass will be held in the Parish of Saint Leonard on Monday, May 9, at 10 am, with Father Jim Oliver officiating. Burial will be in Saint Agnes Cemetery, followed by a reception at the K.O.C. on Plummer Avenue.

Donations in Billy’s memory can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Cape Breton SPCA.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave, New Waterford, 902-862-7500.

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