STODDARD, Lewis H.

STODDARD, Lewis H. –  Peacefully, at the Passamaquoddy Lodge on Tuesday, July 6th, 2021,  Lewis Herbert Stoddard, husband of the late Gertrude Freda (Merchant) Stoddard, formerly of Old Ridge, NB. Born in Lansdowne, Carleton County, NB, he is the son of the late Roy Linwood and Florence Eva (MacDonald) Stoddard.

  For over 30 years Lewis worked as a self-employed truck driver, servicing communities throughout Atlantic Canada and the United States. Lewis married Gertrude in May of 1954.

  Lewis is survived by his children, Eva Gertrude Whittaker (John) of  Kelowna, BC, Wanda Lou Higgins (Douglas) of Old Ridge, NB, Lynn Charlotte Alice Miles (Marx) of Fredericton, NB,  Dwayne  Elden  Stoddard of Fredericton, NB and Kevin Roy Stoddard (Karen Kent) of St. Stephen, NB; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Geraldine Disher of Chamcook, NB; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

  Lewis was predeceased by his wife Gertrude, son Linwood, sisters Juanita Lloyd, Hattie, Ruby and Gladys Cook and Nadine White, and Royetta Hatt and brother Linwood.

  The service in celebration of his life was held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 9th, 2021 in the funeral home chapel. The interment followed in St. Andrews Rural Cemetery. Officiating were Eric Lockhart, Murray Egger, Wayne Hutchison, and Maxine Disher, and pianist Shannon Moore. Active pallbearers were Dwayne Stoddard, Kevin Stoddard, Gerald Disher, Raymond Disher, Greg Upham and  Ricky Van Driest. For those that were unable to attend, a broadcast link is available by copying and pasting the link below and is available in the website obituary https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=7e3395fb-01e0-41c0-b5c2-636fa93718f0

  In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences to the family or donations can be done at www.humphreysfh.com

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctor, nurses and all of the staff of Passamaquoddy Lodge for their care and kindness shown to Lewis and the family during his stay.

Arrangements were entrusted to the care and direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506-466-3110).