Maj Norman Douglas "Pat" Honeyman, CD (Ret'd)
We regret to advise of the death of Major Norman Douglas "Pat" Honeyman, CD (Ret’d) of Quispamsis NB on Wednesday 12 September 2018 at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB at the age of 93 years.
Pat was born in Fairfax MB. He was a veteran of the Second World War who enlisted in the Fort Garry Horse in October 1943 and trained as a radio operator. He was sent to Europe as reinforcement and joined his unit in Holland. Pat was in Ostend, Belgium when the war ended. After the war, he joined the Canadian Army (Militia) and served in the Royal Canadian Engineers for 20 years. He commanded 46th Field Squadron in Pine Falls MB from 1962 until 1963 and was later promoted to the rank of Major.
Pat worked as a Beater Engineer in the paper making industry, first in Pine Falls MB and later moving to Quispamsis in 1964 to help start up the Rothesay Paper Corporation. He remained at this facility (now Irving Paper) until retiring in 1986. Pat continued consulting in Saint John and Alberta, finally retiring in 1996. Throughout and after his working career, he was involved with the Rothesay Collegiate School Cadet Corps, Kennebecasis Valley High School Bursary, Quispamsis Food Basket, Quispamsis Ambulance, St. John Ambulance, Literacy New Brunswick, and MENSA Canada. Pat was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion.
Pat is resting at Kennebecasis Community Funeral Home with visitation on Sunday from 2:00 until 4:00 PM and again from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. The funeral Service will be held at Kennebecasis Community Funeral Home on Monday 17 September at 2:00 PM with interment at St. Anthony's Cemetery, Upham MB. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to Diabetes Canada or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick.