was also known as Frederick Joseph Bezanson.
He was born on 22 June 1938 at Pictou, Nova Scotia.
Fred Bezanson died on 26 July 2011 at Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, at age 73.
He was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Scotsburn, Nova Scotia.
Frederick Joseph Bezanson, 73, West Branch, Pictou County.
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of a loving husband, caring dad and grandfather on July 26, 2011 in Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche.
Fred was born in Pictou on June 22, 1938, a son of the late George and Alice Bezanson. He worked as a carpenter, boat builder, and woodsman, along with many other trades.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Vendres; sons, Eben (Liz), West Branch; Colin, Scotsburn; and daughter, Patsy (Stan), Linacy; granddaughters, Morgan and Anna Bezanson, and their mother, Lorelei; sisters: Phyllis Mitchell, London, Ontario; Marie Rae, Truro; Thelma Cloney, Tatamagouche; brother, George (Muriel), West Branch; many nieces and nephews.
Fred was predeceased by daughter, Donna; son, James; sister, Frances; brothers, Stewart, James, and John.
Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou. Funeral service will take place 2 p.m. Friday from Burns Memorial Presbyterian Church, West Branch, with Rev. Lara Scholey officiating. Interment will be in Bethel Cemetery, Scotsburn.2,3