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William "Billy" Ramsay


William "Billy" Ramsay

It is with great sadness the family announce the death  of William "Billy" Ramsay formerly of Bridge St. Bathurst, on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at the age of 83, at the Foyer Notre- Dame-de-Lourdes, with family at his side.

Born in Bathurst, he was the son of the late George and Annie (Good) Ramsay.

He was retired from driving school bus, a job he was born to do. 

He was pre-deceased by his wife, Vesta (Knowles) Ramsay.

Bill is survived by one son, Mark Dempsey (Joan) of Bathurst and one daughter, Heather Sellers of Kitchener, ON

2 Grandchildren, Billy Dempsey of Bathurst and Cindy Dempsey of Fredericton.

Three sisters: Edwina Laturnus (Frank) of North Gower, ON, Shelva Cripps and Gloriann Hachey (Lionel) both of Bathurst.

Special friend, Anita Doucet. Many nieces and nephews.

He was pre-deceased by four sisters:  Jennie Helie, Georgina "Kay" Lamey, Ada McLean, Betty Holmes and two brothers: Harold and Blair.

The family will receive relatives and friend on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Elhatton Funeral Home ( from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral service will be held on Saturday morning May 18, 2019 at 10 a.m. from Elhatton’s Funeral Home Chapel, Bathurst. 

Donations in memory of Billy may be made to the Bathurst SPCA or a charity of the donor’s choice.