FR3 Douglas Frederick Power

    • Firefighter FR3 Douglas Frederick Power
    • DND Fire Service

    We regret to advise of the death of Firefighter FR3 Douglas Frederick Power of Halifax, NS (formerly Herring Cove), on 19 November 2019 in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII at age 98. Doug was a WW II Royal Canadian Air Force veteran. 

    Born in Halifax, Doug worked on the waterfront in Halifax as a young man. He joined the Air Force (Marine Squadron) in 1942 and served his country until 1944. Shortly after that Doug became employed at the Department of National Defence as a Firefighter where he spent 35 years and retired as a Captain. During those years, Doug also worked doing carpentry at Halliday's and Piercy's Building Supplies where he manufactured and installed windows. Doug enjoyed woodworking, crafting and creating. In his later years, Doug built beautiful models of the Bluenose and dollhouses and enjoyed many hours creating things in his workshop. 

    Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, 23 November from St. Paul's Catholic Church (Stella Maris Parish), Hebridean Drive, Herring Cove at 11:00 a.m. Interment to take place in St. Paul's Catholic Cemetery, Herring Cove. Reception to follow interment in the church hall. Messages of condolence may be left on his tribute wall at the Funeral Home.