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Obituary of Richard Andrew Holt
The passing of Richard “Dick” Andrew Holt of Fredericton, NB, husband of Mary (Whittle) Slaney, occurred on November 28, 2022 at Hospice House in Fredericton, NB. Born on August 1, 1944 in Ontario he was the son of the late Richard Sr. and Agnes (Cameron) Holt. Dick was a HVAC technician. Dick loved being on the water fishing in the company of his daughter or grandkids; whoever would go with him on that day. He took great pride in his work and loved being able to work as long as he did. He made great friends on the jobsite and had such pride in teaching his grandson Matthew the tricks of the trade.
In addition to his wife, Dick is survived by his children, Gena Finnigan (Chris), Andrew Holt; grandchildren, Kasandra Slaney (Grey), Jacob Grey (Olivia), Matthew Grey (Meaghan), Michael Slaney, Jenna Slaney; great-granddaughter, Skyla; sisters, Linda Bertram, Nancy Holt, Jennifer Morsch (Stephen), Carolyn Holt-Torrey; special friends, Stewart Hall and Greg Lundy; several nieces, nephews and in-laws.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his son, David Slaney; sisters-in-law, Theresa Cox, Clara Rose, Shirley Foote, Madonna Foote; brothers-in-law, Anthony Whittle, Reginald Whittle.
A Celebration of Dick’s Life will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive, Fredericton on Thursday, December 1, 2022 from 6-8 pm. Interment will be in Oromocto Pioneer Gardens at a later date. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to Fredericton Hospice. Personal condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com