The Rev. David Angus Dewar
1931 – 2018
It is with sadness that the family of Rev. David Dewar announces his death at Windsor Court in Fredericton on February 14, 2018 at the age of 86. Born in Campbellton, NB, on September 8, 1931, he was the husband of the late Effie Eileen (Stuart) Dewar.
David leaves behind his children, John Dewar (Wanda) of Hay River, NT and Peter Dewar of Calgary, AB; grandsons, David (Sarah), Dustin (Marina) and Ryan (Kaylee); granddaughter, Ashley; great grandchildren, Emmanuelle, Emiliana and Emmylou; brother, Tom Dewar (Pat); sister, Betty McAvera; sister-in-law, Fran Dewar. In addition to his wife, Effie, David was predeceased by his parents, Daniel and Marguerite (Sullivan) Dewar; brothers, Ken and Roland Dewar; sisters, Vie Smith and Shirley Thompson.
There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held from St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm with Rev. Wendy MacWilliams officiating. For those who wish, donations in David’s memory can be made to NB Heart and Stroke Foundation, Diabetes Association, St. Andrew’s Memorial Fund or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Prior to ministry, David served in the Canadian Armed Forces for a number of years. After graduating from the Presbyterian College in 1980, he served from 1982 – 1998 as Minister of Knox Presbyterian Church (Harvey, NB) and Acton Presbyterian Church (Acton, NB). Upon retirement, David attended Saint Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Fredericton, NB, where he was minister-in-association and ruling elder.