Frederick Paul Montford of Coaldale, Alberta, passed away December 29th at Lethbridge Regional Hospital at the age of 71 years.
He is survived by his Partner Eliah Farrell, siblings Bobby (Judy) Montford, Ronnie Montford and girlfriend Sherry, Terry (Lucie) Montford, Marsha (Jim) McKenzie and Doug (Yvonne) Montford, his children Melvin Rafuse, Misty (Scott) Cooke, Tia (Chris) Stevens and Rachelle Kuchka. As well as several grandchildren. (Melvin) Cassandra, Chantel, Nick and Nathen. (Misty) Nicole, Michael and Christopher. (Tia) Nick, Emily, Tyson and Brandon. (Rachelle) Portia, Justin, Sienna and Chaol, and several great grandchildren. Fred was predeceased by his Parents Ruby Charlotte and Alfred Robert Montford and his Sister and Brother in law Barb and John Schwarz.
Fred was born May 4th 1951 in St John New Brunswick..a date he would later cherish as he shared his Birthday with 2 of his best friends, Darryl and Howie. He moved west, to Alberta, as a young man where he lived for his remaining years. He held many jobs over the years the most notable being Truck Driver and The Junkman, Fast Freddy. Fred touched many lives throughout his journey and will be fondly remembered by many. He was always willing to help someone out regardless of his own situation. As per his wishes, a celebration of his life will be held at a later date and respects can be paid to his family through Evergreen Crematory Services in Lethbridge Alberta. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Heart or Kidney Foundation