Ernest Ralph Horsman

With sadness we announce the passing of Ernest Ralph Horsman at Nanaimo Hospital, British Columbia (BC), April 13, 2016. Ernie, son of the late John Donald and Beatrice Louise (Mullin) Horsman, was born in Moncton, New Brunswick (NB)

Ernie cleared forests with family and worked at a local dairy before relocating to BC where he spent the remainder of his life. He was an equipment operator in the Forestry industry, employed at MacMillan Bloedel for 25 years and also at the Harmac Mill in Nanaimo.

Ernie was recently predeceased by his brother Donald Robert. He will be dearly missed and leaves behind his longtime friend Mary-Ann Johnny, family, friends and coworkers in Nanaimo BC.

Son Chris (Frances), Granddaughters Keira and Kayley of Winchester, Ontario. Daughter Tracey (Fiance Jeffrey), Grandchildren James (Ann), Kristin (Michael), Great Grandchildren, Jcee, Mason, Nathan and Cameron of Collingwood & Stratford, Ontario.

Brother John of Irishtown NB, Aunts Annie (Russell) Mullin, Helena and Hilda Horsman; nieces and nephews, Hazen, Rhonda, Darren, Shawn and Kelly Lynn as well as great nieces and nephews all of NB.

There will be a family and friends gathering to celebrate the life of Ernie at Sands Funeral Chapel, May 13th , 2016 at 1:00 p.m., 1 Newcastle Avenue, Nanaimo, BC

With another celebration of life in New Brunswick and the final resting place with his brother Donald at the Shawbrook Cemetery.

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