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William Ronald Booth

1953-2019

William Ronald Booth

William Ronald Booth, age 66, of Yarmouth, N.S., passed away peacefully on June 21, 2019 at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital, Yarmouth, N.S.

Born on February 19, 1953 at Charlotte County Hospital in St. Stephen, N.B., he was the beloved son of the late Ernest and Jacqueline (Connick) Booth of St. Stephen, N.B.

Bill was a graduate of the St. Stephen High School Class of 1972 and later attended post-secondary for computers. He was an associate member of the Royal Canadian Legion - Milltown Branch #48. He was a gifted historian and storyteller known for his sense of humour and dry delivery. Bill was a talented guitar player and singer who loved talking politics over a good game of cribbage, traveling, working with his hands, planes, boats, classic cars, fishing, music, his dog Cassius and days by the water.

Bill is survived by his son, Kristoffer (Sharlene) Booth of St. Stephen, N.B.; daughters Shannon and Lindsay Booth, both of Connecticut; grandchildren: Danielle and David Bobbie, Jayden and Carson Booth, Andrew, Gerry and Jenna Peckford; sister Hilary (Terry) Zech of Alberta; aunt ,Marilyn Benner of Tennessee; godmother, Barbara Bacchi of Massachusetts, many cousins, nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Bill's life will take place for family and friends on August 11, 2019 from 1-3 PM at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB. at a time to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bill's memory made to the Ernie Booth Memorial Bursary, c/o St Stephen Fire Department, 73 Milltown Blvd., St Stephen, NB. E3L 1G5 would be appreciated.