Obituary of Donald "Al" Frew
Peacefully, surrounded by family after a courageous battle with GBM on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at the Oak Ridges Hospice in Port Perry, at age 66. Al Frew, devoted and loving husband of Judy for 42 years. Loved father of Diane Frew (Neil Haass) and Ilene Frew. Proud grandfather of Kaleb Frew. He will be missed by his beloved fur babies Axel, Bear, Bailey, Allie and Remy. Survived by his siblings David Frew (Leah), Nancy Edgar (Gary), Valerie Ellis (Ernest) and Virginia Frew (Marvin Esson). He will be missed by his extended family, many friends and neighbours.
Al was born on September 16, 1956 in Simcoe, Ontario to Donald and Norma Frew. The fourth child of the family. His parents moved the family from Simcoe to View Lake in 1961 where they began farming tobacco. Over the years the farming has changed to cash crops and hogs and has grown further with each generation.
The family would like to thank all of the caregivers at the Oak Ridges Hospice for their kind and compassionate care to Al and to the family.
The family of Al Frew will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel”, 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Thursday, October 27, 2022 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. A Private Family Service to Celebrate his life will be held on Friday, October 28, 2022. Interment Nestleton United Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Oak Ridges Hospice of Durham Ltd. Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at www.waggfuneralhome.com