Gregory supported into of many Baptist Relationship Chatrooms and you may committees. He was a member of the newest Objective Panel of your Seminar of Atlantic Baptist Places of worship and it is an energetic user and later President of your own Nova Scotia District of the Canadian Bible Society.
New love of it musical design has been passed on to their pupils and you can grandchildren
Gregory was lasted by their partner, Lynda Jean (Churchill) Denton, young buck Christian (Kelly Anne) and daughter Jeanne Denton-Cosman (Stephen), Granddaughters Kathryn Cosman and you will Rachel Denton. Brothers Elwood, Stanley and you may Richard.
Gregory try predeceased from the their moms and dads, daughter Jill, and you may brothers, Clayton Denton Jr., Frederick Denton and you can sisters, Elsie Gidney and Marjorie Sherman.
At the Charlotte State Medical, Rev. Fred Gay, partner from Brenda (Allen) Gay from St. Stephen NB enacted regarding arms of their enjoying household members to your the newest arms from their beloved Saviour.
Created in the Meriden, CT, into the 1921, he was the fresh son of your own late Arthur and you can Carrie Gay. Along with their wife Brenda he’s live because of the his son Religious (Robyn) out-of Haven and you can daughter Doreen Rainville (Ray) of Palm Shore,Fl. He was predeceased of the his mothers, one daughter, Carol Dillon, brother Ray and you may brother Marguerite Dubord.
Fred existed their very early life for the Meriden CT when you look at the 1921, in the High Depression. People hard days molded much of their reputation. After the in the dad’s footsteps, he did during the Globally Silver Company regarding Wallingford Connecticut where he encountered the honour out-of shortly after concentrating on the latest Stanley Glass. On age 21 he had been written to your Us Heavens Force and you can are educated since a wireless operator and you may basketball-turret gunner into the B-17 “Flying Fortress”. Through the his 31 mission tour the guy destroyed all of their moms and dads home in the us. Following his concert tour away from obligation, Fred returned to the united states and you may married Martha, and you can first started teaching radio businesses into the armed forces. One or two dily returned to Meriden and Fred started again his occupation that have International Silver.
Grandkids Nick and you may Rachael Gay, Ryan (Theresa) and Renee Rainville (Adam Gill),Randy, Rusty, Brian and you can Adam, several great grandchildren, nieces and you may lifelong buddy Mary Olmstead
Fred’s love of music first started while very young and continued throughout the his lives. Just like any,he was greatly determined by standard songs of his younger decades, specifically Larger Ring & Swing music of the 30’s & 40’s.
During the 1964 immediately following fulfilling and you may marrying Brenda, his next wife, Fred gone to live in Canada (this new birthplace from their father Arthur) and you may used knowledge having full-time ministry for the Baptist Churches. Immediately following his first year of coaching in the UBBTS inside the 1966, with a brand new little one (Christian) home and while nonetheless planning university full-time, Fred been his pastoral ministry with the a four chapel industry inside Dawson Payment only exterior Moncton. Graduation and you may ordination used into the 1967. Fred went on at the Dawson Payment up to 1968.
Fred’s ministry after that lead him to help you Hazelbrook inside the PEI out of 1968-1971. It was accompanied by provider during the Waterville, NB out of 1971-1975 lastly so you can Pennfield NB away from 1975-1986 in which the guy “retired”. Once retirement the guy and you will Brenda proceeded in the tunes and you may interim pastoral ministry in the of numerous church buildings including, Huge Manan NB,Deer Island NB, Next Drops NB, Andersonville NB, Fairfield NB, Sunnyville NS and you can Calais Advancement Religious Me personally.
Integrating that have Brenda inside her hiking ministry Fred is affectionately understood because the “Buddy Fred” to countless campers and you may employees at the camps throughout NB & PEI. And then there can be the songs. Fred was never ever therefore proud as he would be to getting singing together with partner, and you will performing just what the guy adored better, sharing the fresh gospel. The fresh Lighthouse is actually however its most recognized tune and fittingly Fred’s lifetime supported because the an effective beacon out-of white and you may guarantee to a world in need of assistance.