In Memory of H. Albert Hurdis


Just in case some of you did not see this — from the Alan Barker Website

Hurdis, H. Albert “Ab”
Retired-Ocean Wave Fire Company
(Carleton Place Fire Dept.)
with 40 years service and
Carleton Place Hydro
with 19 years service.

Suddenly at home in Carleton Place, Ontario on Sunday, August 23, 2015, in his 78th year.

Beloved husband of Fran (nee Southwell) for 53 years. Dear father of Bill (Bev), Brent (Dawna) and Blair (Carolee). Loved grandpa and great-grandpa. Dear brother of Wilma Boughner (Richard). Predeceased by sisters Lois and Heather and brother Morley.

Family and friends may visit the family at the
Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place
on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday at 2 p.m.

Interment to follow at St. James Anglican Cemetery.

Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

Ab taught me how to swim , fish, drive a boat , hunt and many other of lifes task. Ab wasn’t very big but if you ever saw him coming out of a burning house you would swear he was 7 feet tall !! Seventy eight years way to go Ab you beat the odds big time..–Ted Hurdis


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About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

6 responses »

  1. I worked many midnight Ambulance shifts with Ab, he could get in the backseat of any wrecked vehicle like a cat, great common sense…RIP


  2. Ab was a great friend and mentor in the Fire Service, in fishing, hunting and in life. I will miss my friend but he is having a well deserved rest….


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