2Lt Walter Burnett Brebner (Ret'd)

    • 2Lt Walter Burnett Brebner (Ret'd)
    • RCE Badge circa 1937-52
    • 2Lt Walter Brebner

    We regret to advise of the death of 2nd Lieutenant Walter Burnett Brebner, unexpectedly and peacefully, at home in Fredericton, NB on 21 February 2007 at the age of 87 years.

    Walter was born in Cabano, QC and spent his childhood in Edmundston and Campbellton, NB.  He graduated from the University of New Brunswick in Sciences (Chemical Engineering) in the class of 1940.  He was a Second World War veteran who served overseas with the Royal Canadian Engineers from 1941 to 1945. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4 in Fredericton.  Walter worked most of his life at Fraser's Pulp and Paper Mill in Edmundston until his retirement in 1982. He was a member of St. Paul's United Church throughout his life.

    Visitation will be held at McAdam's Select Community Funeral Home on 27 February from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 -9:00 PM.   The funeral service will be held in the J. A. McAdam Memorial Chapel on 28 February at 2:00 PM.  Interment will take place in Edmundston at a later date. Donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. {gdFeb2017dc} [zsd, zpi]