H. Jewett

Obituary of H. Keith Jewett

The passing of H. Keith Jewett, husband of Olive Cummins, of Keswick Ridge, occurred on May 26, 2011 at York Manor Nursing Home. Born on February 13, 1928 in Jewett’s Mills, he was a son of the late Cleveland and Verna (McCallum) Jewett. Keith was a self employed farmer until his retirement. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Fredericton Branch # 4. He enjoyed sports, bowling, especially hockey and enjoyed following the Toronto Blue Jays. Besides his wife, Keith is survived by his daughters, Marilyn (Larry) Calhoun of Keswick Ridge, Wendy (Mike) Taylor of Saint John and Susan (John) Petryshen of Calgary, AB; sons, Larry (Cindy) of Keswick Ridge, Terry (Peggy) of Fredericton, Roger of Calgary, AB, Donald of Keswick Ridge; step-son, Dan (Paula) Cummins of Keswick Ridge; 12 grandchildren and two step grandchildren: three great grandchildren; sisters, Mabel (Leonard) Peterson of New Maryland, Kathleen (Cedric) Allaby of Moncton and Lois Ryan (Ron Grant) of Fredericton; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters, Ruth and Jean; brothers, Myles and Horace. There will be no services by request. A private graveside service will take place at the Pickard Merrithew Cemetery at a later date. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to York Foundation – Building Fund or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com.
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