The family of Royden Scribner Wishart are saddened by his passing at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Sunday, November 24, 2019. Royden was born in Minto, NB on July 8, 1956 son of the late Kenneth and Jennie (Scribner) Wishart.
He is survived by his two greatest accomplishments in his life, his two sons, Matthew (Erin) of Moncton, NB and James (Kendra Miner) of Fredericton, NB; two brothers, Wiley of Oshawa, ON and Elwood (Shelley) of Chipman, NB; two sisters, Bonnie of Fredericton, NB and Melody (Michael MacHold) of Lethbridge, AB; one granddaughter, Addyson of Moncton, NB; Several nieces, nephews and many lifelong friends.
Royden graduated from Chipman High School, Class of 1975. He spent a few years working for Grand Lake Timber and the Brick Plant in Chipman, the rest of his career working in the cable industry. First for Fundy Cable and then for Rogers Communications. Royden had an avid love of sports and the outdoors. He played volleyball for the senior men’s team, The Chipman Codworms. He loved hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends.
The family will receive comfort at the Chipman Funeral Home (28 Northrup Drive) on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8. A celebration of Royden’s life will take place at the Chipman Heritage Center on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 from 1 – 3 pm. Come dressed for a party at the camp to share stories and memories.
The family would appreciate any donations be sent to Miramichi Salmon Association Inc. or Ducks Unlimited. Interment will be made at a later date.
Arrangements are in the compassionate care of Chipman Funeral Home Ltd & crematorium (339-6612). Memories and condolences may be shared through www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca.