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Mr. Frank E. Redden


Mr. Frank E. Redden
Frank Ellery Redden – 75, of Kentville, passed away Sunday, February 15, 2009 at home. Born in Kentville, he was a son of the late Gordon and Reta (Kelly) Redden. He had been employed with Avon Foods for many years, retiring as Traffic and Production Manager. He was a member of the Kentville United Baptist Church where he was a former member of the Board of Deacons and was an amateur ham radio operator. He volunteered with the Annapolis Valley Victorian Order of Nurses – Meals on Wheels Program. He is survived by his wife, the former Joan Anne Newcomb; a daughter, The Reverend Sheila May (Douglas Smith) Redden-Smith, Moncton, New Brunswick; three sons, The Reverend Canon Gordon F. Redden (Mary Lu Roffey), Halifax; David Paul (Janine) Redden, New Maryland, New Brunswick; Brian Phillip (Richelle) Redden, Kentville; a sister Carole Roxanne (Lewis) Dickson, Miramichi, New Brunswick; a sister-in-law, Nina Redden, London, Ontario; nine grandchildren, Kari, Troy, Adam, David, Maria, Jenica, Cole, Keira and Caiden; three great granddaughters, Kelsey, Ava and Abigail; three nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Harold and a niece, Lesley. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville and there will be no visitation, by family request. The funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 18, 2009 in the Kentville United Baptist Church, The Reverend John McNally officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Kentville. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Kentville United Baptist Church, the Annapolis Valley Victorian Order of Nurses or to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. On-line inquiries may be directed to
Service Date
Wednesday, February 18, 2009