MOSHER, Wayne Alfred Freeman


It is with great sadness that the family of Wayne Alfred Freeman Mosher, 80, of Bridgewater and formerly of Western Shore, announces his passing on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater, with family around his bedside.

 Born in Bridgewater on July 1, 1943, Wayne was the youngest son of Alfred and Myra (Rafuse) Mosher. He spent most of his life in Western Shore.

 Wayne’s journey in life, included, but was not limited, to the following: he joined the Armed Forces Reserve at the age of 16 for five years then went to work for the Bedford Institute of Oceanography, charting and surveying; he wintered down south in Jamaica, Trinidad and St. Kitts and summers at Grand Banks of Newfoundland. Wayne worked for the Department of Fisheries offshore patrol, 200 mile limit off Nova Scotia. Later he became a Security Officer at the Lunenburg Fish Plant.

 Enjoying retirement with his best friend/companion, Christine Tanner, they took part in many social events, local entertainment and family/ friend/ community get-togethers during their many years together. After Christine passed in 2022, Wayne continued to celebrate and be celebrated.

 He enjoyed playing crib, bingo, crazy 8s, good food, friends, sports, old country Gospel music and family.

 Wayne passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, with family around his side. Those left behind will treasure the times spent with Wayne and will miss him dearly.

 Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, Highway 3, Lunenburg, where a memorial service to celebrate Wayne’s life will be held on Friday, February 9, 2024, at 1 p.m. Rev. Ron Barkhouse, officiating. Interment will be in Western Shore Cemetery, Western Shore.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Souls Harbour Rescue Mission, Bridgewater.

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