TITUS, William Dunlap


Born in Saint John, NB, November 20, 1930; died April 26, 2019. Son of William Wentworth Titus and Consuelo (Dunlap) Titus. Graduate of Saint John High, Mount Allison and Pine Hill Divinity Hall. Served as student minister in Saskatchewan for three summers. Ordained into the United Church of Canada 1954. Began his ministry in the multi-point Prince William, NB, pastoral charge. General Secretary Student Christian Movement, University of Manitoba. Also served as minister in Winnipeg, Rothesay and Quispamsis, NB; Zion United Church, Liverpool, and in Dartmouth and Halifax, NS. Cartoonist, artist and story teller, Bill loved history, social justice and dogs. Known for his uncommon touch, humour, imagination and kindness. He treasured the mountains, forests, lakes and rivers of Canada, retaining his comfort and ease in a canoe into his final years. Beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, Bill is survived by his wife Molly (Puxley) Titus; children, Claire (Daniel Downes), and Andrew (Kim Warner); grandchildren Gavin and Avery Titus Downes, Ocean and Brooke Titus, and wider family connections and friends. Family and friends thank the staff at the Kings Way Care Centre, Quispamsis, NB for their skill and generous love while caring for Bill and family in the last days, and during the time he lived there. A celebration of Bill’s life will take place in the summer at Zion United Church, Liverpool, NS. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the United Church of Canada or a charity of one’s choice. www.BrenansFH.com

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