William Ernest Fulton

It is with great sadness the family announces the sudden passing of William “Bill” Ernest Fulton, husband of Dorothy (McKinnon) Fulton, which occurred on his 82nd birthday, Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Born on December 11, 1937 in Saint John, he was a son of the late Dalton and Grace (Shea) Fulton.


Bill was employed with NB Tel as a Methods Supervisor in Operator Services until his retirement. He was actively involved with the Simonds Lions Club, having served as District Governor and was a recipient of the Melvin Jones Award. Bill was also in the Royal Canadian Corps of Signal and was a member of the DeLancey’s Brigade, the 20th Maine Company I Civil War Re-enactment, the Y’s Mens Club, and RCL Jervis Bay. 


Besides his wife of 61 years, he is survived by his children: Tony Fulton (Debbie) of Moncton, Dawn Olsen (Bernie) of Saint John and Lori Savoie (Paul) of Brantford, ON; brothers Terry Fulton (Ann) of Kingston, ON, Ron Fulton (Virginia) of PEI and Bruce Fulton of Saint John; sister Debbie Ewart (Wayne) of Quispamsis; six grandchildren: Jessica Carmichael (Chris), Summer Duchesneau, Shane Stokes (Trish), Andrew Olsen (Teena), Bryan Savoie and Julia Savoie; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Lawrence Fulton, sister Lorraine DeRoche of Montreal and brother-in-law Ivan DeRoche.


Resting at Brenan’s Funeral Home 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), visiting will be held on Saturday, December 14th from 6-8 pm and Sunday, December 15th from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm. Funeral service will be held on Monday, December 16th in Brenan’s Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00 am, with a reception to follow. Interment will take place after the reception at Ocean View Memorial Gardens.  


A special Lions Club memorial service will be held on Sunday, December 15th at 5:30 pm at Brenan’s Funeral Home.


For those who wish, remembrances to Loch Lomond Villa or Bobby’s Hospice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and remembrances may be placed at www.BrenansFH.com.