HOVEY, Richard Donald – Richard Donald Hovey, husband of Eleanor “Peanut” Hovey, passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, December 29th, 2020. Born in Canoose, NB, son of the late Harry and Willa (Kaine) Hovey.
Richard is survived by his wife, Eleanor; four children, Susan (Allan) MacDonald of St. Stephen, NB, Dale (Terry) Hovey of Canoose, NB, Larry (Alana) Hovey of Valley Road, NB, and Dawne (Steve) Scott of Old Ridge, NB; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; brother, Willard Paul Hovey of St. David Ridge, NB; sister-in-law, Carol Hovey of Moncton, NB; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Dale Francis Hovey and Lawrence Harry Hovey.
As a life-long resident of Canoose, NB, he spent 39 years as a school bus driver for School District 10, owned his own business and was an avid farmer and woodsman.
There will be no visitation or funeral as per his request.
For those who wish, donations in memory of Richard may be made to Charlotte County Cancer Society. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca
Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.