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Rev. William "Bill" Edmund O'Grady


The death of Rev. William "Bill" O’Grady of Ridgewood Veterans Wing, Saint John occurred on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at his home.  Born on November 3, 1924 in Kentville, NS, he was the son of the late James and Dora (Crabbe) O’Grady.

Bill was proud of his time spent serving in the RCAF during WWII.  He received an Honourary Doctorate of Divinity from Acadia University and retired from Ministry in 1989. 

Bill is survived by his nieces and nephews.  Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by sister, Pearl O’Grady; half-brother, Douglas MacAulay (Joyce) and half-sister, Gloria Wambolt (Douglas).

Bill’s family would like to express their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Pat Dunwoody for the exceptional care and friendship she provided to him over the years. 

As per Bill’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral service.  A private graveside service will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery in Kentville. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424).

For those who wish, remembrances may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
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Burial Location
Private Interment - Oak Grove Cemetery, Kentville, NS

Requested Charity
Charity of the donor's choice