It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Carey (DeeDee) Lemon at hospice Fredericton on Monday June 1, 2020 at the age of 78. Carey was born in Chipman NB January 9, 1942, son of the late Russell & Ina (Legassie) Lemon. He is survived by the love of his life Hilda (Boudreau) Lemon. Their children Carla (Dale) Thibodeau, Jennifer (Roger) Lemon, Terry (Cheyna) Lemon, all of Chipman NB. His pride and joy, 3 Grandchildren, Ami (Mat) Richardson, Robert Thibodeau, Marley Lemon, 2 Great grandchildren, Gavin & Hunter Richardson. Survived by brother Murray (Dud) Nalita Lemon, sister Deloris (Toddies) Boudreau. In laws, Helen (Ronnie) Lawrence, Geraldine (John) Hawkes, Stella (Junior) Lewis, Mike (Angels) Boudreau. Several Nieces and Nephews and an enormous amount of friends. Predeceased by his parents, brothers Elmer, Acil and Don Lemon, sisters Glenna Lloyd, Eileen Fasquel, Connie Higgins and Violet Duncan.
Carey was known as a very loving family man who cherished his wife, children and grandchildren. They always came first in his world. He is described as a hero without a cape, a champion fighter who never threw a punch, a man who cared about everyone and took honor in making as many friends and memories as possible. He loved the outdoors, his camp, hunting, fishing and gatherings outside.
A celebration of Carey’s life will be held at the Bronson Cemetery on Sunday June 7,2020 at 4:00 pm. Donations to the Bronson Cemetery (Payable to: St. Barbara’s Parish for St. Bernadette’s Cemetery) in Carey’s memory would be greatly appreciated.
Arrangements are in the compassionate care of Chipman Funeral Home Ltd & Crematorium (339-6612) memories and condolences may be shared through www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca