Obit: HEBERT, William August

Thursday, February 24, 2005 The Halifax Herald Limited


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HEBERT, William August - 54, Amherst, passed away Tuesday, February 22, 2005. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Henry and Dorothy (Evans) Hebert. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy for three years. Bill worked for Canada Post in Amherst for several years and later was a Community Health Worker for Addiction Services where he touched many hearts and helped many people. He was on the regional board for local 93 of NSGEU. Bill was a member of AA for over 26 years. He was very active in his family genealogy and was involved with the organizing committee of the Hebert family reunion in 2004. He was manager of the Midget "A" Thunders of Cumberland. He loved boating, fishing and golfing. Bill is survived by his wife, the former Susan Irving; son, Derek Hebert, at home; daughters, Shannon (Kris) Hebert, Edmonton, Alta.; Krista Hebert, Moncton, N.B.; stepsons, Shannon Cameron and Justin (Deanna) Cameron, both of Riverview, N.B.; brother, Donnie (Linda) Hebert, Riverview; sister, Pat (Lloyd) Gilroy, Amherst; several nieces and nephews. His remains are resting in Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst (667-9906) with visiting today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., parish prayers at 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Charles Roman Catholic Church, Amherst with Father Vernon Driscoll and Father David MacDonald officiating. Interment will take place in the spring in St. Charles-Nativity Cemetery, Amherst. Donations in Bill's memory may be made to The Autumn House, Cumberland Health Care Foundation, Detox Center of All Saints Hospital, Springhill or the charity of your choice. www.campbellsfh.com

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