Obituary of Donald Redmond
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REDMOND, L. Donald River John Lloyd “Donald” Redmond of River John came into this world February 13th, 1938 and left to be with the Lord on April 18th, 2023, surrounded by his family and the love of his life, Joan. Don was best known for his entrepreneurial spirit when he established Enviro Flow Duct Cleaning which he ran until his retirement. He was a hands on ‘Jack of all trades’. He was a chartered member of the River John Lions Club for 53 years and was an Elder of his Church where his faith was very important to him. In his free time Don enjoyed bluegrass festivals, as well as fishing and hunting with his grandson Cody. Camping and traveling were big parts of Don’s life where he formed a special extended family. Don loved life every day and his family and friends were his pride and joy. Don was predeceased by parents, Lloyd and Mattie Redmond; daughter, Michelle Joudrie; infant sister, Sharon; mother and father-in-law, Orrin and Mary Johnson and many other important family members. Besides his wife of 64 years, Joan, Don is survived by his sons, Randy, River John/AB; Allan (Johanna), Seafoam; son-in-law, Stewart Joudrie (Cindy), River John; grandchildren, Nicole Redmond (Kurt), BC; Jamie Redmond (Leah), AB; Chelsey Joudrie (Lee), Lawrencetown; Cody Joudrie (Gillian), River John; Lauren Redmond, Ont; and bonus grandchildren, Darcy, Dylan (Bre) and Cera (Jesse); great-grandchildren, Charli, Royal and Quinn; sisters, Arlene, New Brunswick; Elaine (Henry), River John; Beryle (Bill), River John; Maurita (Bill), New Glasgow; he would also want us to recognize all of his special nephews and nieces and all of his extended family, whom he loved so very much. The family would also like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff of the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital as the care Don received brought him and his family such comfort in his last couple of weeks. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be Friday May 5th from 6-8pm and the funeral on Saturday May 6th at 2pm, both at St. Georges Presbyterian Church, River John with Rev. Enjei Achah officiating. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the St. Georges Presbyterian Church or to an organization of your choosing.