Cletus Colford

Obituary of Cletus Charles Colford

Colford, Cletus Charles


The passing of Cletus Charles Colford of Fredericton, NB, husband of Kathie (Murdock) Colford, occurred on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital.  Born on October 14, 1946 in Howard Road, NB, he was the son of the late Charles and Annie (Dunn) Colford.  Cletus enjoyed being in the outdoors, in the flower garden and his time with his horses. Cletus was most happy when he was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.


Cletus is survived by daughters; Angela Flowers (George) of Fredericton, Tammy Urquhart (Joe) of Grand Bay-Westfield and Jennifer Colford (Daniel) of Fredericton; son, Todd Murdock (Jamie) of Fredericton; honorary daughter, Mary Jane Donavon-Jessup of Calgary; brothers, John Colford (Cindy) of Blissfield, Norman Colford (Bernice) of Nelson, Donald Colford (Lynn) of Howard Road and Mike Colford of Bay du vin; sisters, Anna Buckley of Miramichi, Regina Colford of Miramichi, Lauretta Colford (Evan) of Woodstock and Ursula Hogan (Bernard) of Blackville; grandchildren, Kyle, Ashley, Jessica, Kayla, Jacob, Kohen and Kaileigh; great grandchildren, Hudson, Weston, Sadie and Louie; sister-in-law, Tammy Paul; brother-in-law Terry Murdock; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers Barry and Tommy Colford; sister Bernadette Colford.


A public visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive on Tuesday December 22, 2020 from 12:30 - 2 pm. Due to the current health situation, the Funeral Service by invitation will take place at York Funeral Home’s T. Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 3 pm with Rev. Debbie Edmondson officiating. The public are invited to attend via. funeral webcast. Interment will take place at a later date. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the IWK or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick. Personal condolences may be offered through

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