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Monte Brian Williams

Monte Brian Williams

Williams, Monte Brian, 68 of Hopewell, Pictou County passed away peacefully in the Palliative Care Unit of the Aberdeen Hospital on February 16, 2019with his wife by his side.

Born in New Glasgow he was the youngest son of the late George and Gladys(Dixon)Williams.

Monte was a devoted husband, father, brother, son and grandfather. He loved animals, especially Ghizmo.

Monte was a Firefighter with the Eureka Fire Department for 35 years, a 4H leader with the Hopewell 4H for some 35 years, and an avid coach with the club and county woodsman teams for over 30 years.

During his working years Monte was employed with Grants Glass, AJ Munroe, and the former Central Supplies before becoming a self employed Contractor in 1991.

He loved having the family hobby farm when his kids were growing up, teaching his children values along the way.  He was opinionated, but was passionate about life, always voicing his views and standing his ground. He was a curler for nearly 20 years with the Firemen’s League and Bluenose Curling Club, his greatest accomplishment was winning the Harvey Dickson Memorial with his wife and 2 of his children.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, the former Heather(Lumsden), children: Corey(Melissa), Las Vegas, Meaghan(Marco), Hopewell; Brian(Kendra), Camrose,AB; grandsons: Simon Roussel, Kahdian, Rylan, Cameron and Caleb; a brother Glenn(Betty), Caribou Island; sister-in-law, Doris, several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother Leo, sisters: Betty and Joan, sister-in-law Phyllis, brothers-in-law Johnny Barkhouse and Donald Mills.

His remains will rest at the H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow for visiting from 2-4 and 7-9pm Friday.  A Celebration of Life will be held from 3-5pm Saturday at the Eureka Fire Hall.

Donations in memory of Monte may be made to the Eureka Fire Department or to the Lodge that Gives, Halifax.