Passed On: Glenn Feltmate — Moncton, N.B. fisheries consultant
Feltmate, 66, passed away in Moncton, N.B. on August 2, 2023. He was born in 1957. Feltmate worked primarily in the fishing industry. During his career, he worked for United Maritime Fishermen in Moncton and Dartmouth, the Barry Group in Corner Brook, N.L. and with TriNav Fisheries Consultants in Halifax, N.S., as well as with other seafood companies before starting his own consulting company, Donver Ocean Resources Ltd.
Passed On: Aloysius Labour — East Port L’Hebert, N.S fish harvester
Labour, 85, passed away at home on August 20, 2023. He was born in English Harbour, N.L. on June 2, 1938. Labour learned to fish at a young age and had a love for the ocean. He worked hard and weathered many storms, often sacrificing himself to provide for his family and was never at a loss for a good fishing story.
Passed On: David Boudreau — Wedgeport, N.S. fish harvester
Boudreau, 78, passed away on August 10, 2023. He was born in Wedgeport on May 12, 1945. Boudreau was a lobster harvester for most of his life.
Passed On: Francis Isaac — Prince Edward Island naval veteran
Isaac, 83, passed away on August 9, 2023. He was born in Sydney, N.S. on November 27, 1939. Isaac joined the Canadian Navy at 18 years old and served his country for 10 years.
Passed On: Carl Deveau — Salmon River, N.S. fish harvester
Deveau, 74, passed away at home on August 28, 2023. He was born in Salmon River on July 6, 1949. Deveau’s career was dedicated to Comeau Sea Foods Ltd. aboard their scallop draggers for over 30 years.
Passed On: Stephen Larkin — Wild Bight, N.L. fish harvester
Larkin, 81, passed away in Corner Brook, N.L. on July 28, 2023. He was born on June 28, 1942. Larkin had a few jobs over his working years, including working as a fisherman.
Passed On: Donald Savoie — Grosses Coques, N.S. coast guard
Savoie, 67, passed away in Halifax on August 14, 2023. He was born in Saint John, N.B. on November 18, 1955. Savoie was formerly employed by the Canadian Coast Guard.
Passed On: Gerald Saulnier — Meteghan, N.S. fish plant worker
Saulnier, 77, passed away in Meteghan on August 8, 2023. He was born in Salmon River, N.S. on November 8, 1945. Saulnier worked for many years at Walter’s fish plant in Salmon River.
Passed On: William Bartlett — Quirpon, N.L. fish harvester
Bartlett, 92, passed away at home in late August, 2023. He was born on Quirpon Island, N.L. on April 11, 1931. Bartlett was a jack of all trades and worked many jobs, including fishing.
Passed On: Timothy Comeau — Meteghan, N.S. fish plant worker
Comeau, 59, passed away in Halifax on August 1, 2023. He was born in Westport, N.S. on February 4, 1964. Comeau worked at Riverside Lobster for many years.
Passed On: Sidney Scott — River Head, N.S. lobster pound worker
Scott, 62, passed away on August 23, 2023. He was born in Yarmouth, N.S. on August 30, 1960. A mason by trade, Scott took on a new career at a lobster pound after recovering from esophageal cancer.
Passed On: Ernest LeBlanc — Mavillette, N.S. fish harvester
Leblanc, 49, passed away at his camp on Belliveau Lake, N.S. on July 28, 2023. He was born in Yarmouth, N.S. on August 29, 1973. LeBlanc was an extremely hard worker who had a passion for the ocean. He spent over 30 years working as a fisherman.