The death occurred peacefully, at the Palliative Care Unit of
the Western Hospital, Alberton, on Saturday, April 15, 2023, with his
loving family by his side, of Frederick Leonard (Fred, The
Milkman") McElhiney, of Alberton age 76 years. Beloved husband of
Beverley Ann (nee Matthews) McElhiney. Born at St. John, NB,
on January 10, 1947, he was the son of the late James Leonard
and Ethel May (nee Braid) McElhiney.
Loving father to Tammy (Jackie) Fraser, of Alberton, Tania
(Billy) Ramsay, of Stratford, and Twylia Dawn McElhiney, of Tignish.
Cherished grandfather to Tanner MacLean (Morgan Waite ), Morgan
MacLean, Jerika (Andre) Landes, Nathan Ramsay, Curklan Fraser (Jenna
Arsenault), and Courtney Macwilliams (Tyler Perry). Great-grandfather
to Noah and James. He is also survived by stepbrothers, Gary (Leanne)
Gavin, of Alberton, and Austin (Clarence) Gavin of Saint John, NB.
Fred will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews, and everyone who
knew him over the years.
He was predeceased by sisters, Carolyn, Josephine, and Ruth.
He was also predeceased by his stepfather, Daniel Gavin, stepsister,
Nadine Ramsay, and stepbrother, Clifford
Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home, Alberton. Visiting hours
Monday 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Tuesday morning from the E. Gerald
Rooney Memorial Chapel at 11:00 a.m., Pastor Sheila McCrea MacCallum
officiating. Interment in the Elmsdale Church of the Nazarene
Family flowers only please. If so desired, memorials in
Fred's memory may be made to the West Prince Caring Cupboard or the
Jacques Cartier Arena, and would be gratefully appreciated by the
Please Note: This will be a scent free visitation and funeral.