Frances "Frankie" Ruth Dewar
1931 - 2023
Frances "Frankie" Ruth Dewar
Visitation Information
Jan. 28, 2023
Visitation Time
1:00pm -1:45pm
Visitation Location
Ferguson Funeral Home and Chapel, O'Leary
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Service Time
Service Location
Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel, O'Leary
Burial Information
Burial Location
Brudenell Cemetery
Requested Charity
O'Leary United Church or Charity of Your Choice
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Frances (Frankie) Ruth Dewar, age 91, died peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at the Community Hospital O’Leary. The only daughter of Lloyd and Mary Wilson, Frankie grew up in Halifax, NS but moved to O’Leary, PEI in 1954 with her husband of 70 years, Dr. Charles.

Frankie was involved in many organizations such as Special Olympics, O’Leary United Church, O’Leary Figure Skating Club, O’Leary Community Council and Scouts Canada. She was especially proud of her volunteer work with Scouts Canada, receiving many distinguished awards including the Long Service Medal, the Medal of Merit, the Silver Acorn, the Brigadier-General W.W. Reid, the Bar to the Silver Acorn and the Scouts Canada Centennial Commemorative Medal. Frankie also received the O’Leary Volunteer of the Year and Citizen of the Year awards.

Frankie is survived by her husband Dr Charles Dewar, her children Norman (Dorothy), Keith (Audrey) and Pamela Oulton, her grandchildren Jennifer, Katelyn, Mikala, Alyssa, Tiernan, Kyla (Tom), Courtenay (Rich), Stephanie (Andrew), Scott, Christian (Danielle), Rebecca, Sarah (Patrick) and Nathan, and 11 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son-in-law Douglas Oulton.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ferguson’s Funeral Home, 351 Main Street, O’Leary (902-859-2768) where the family will receive family and friends from 1:00 to 1:45 pm, Saturday, January 28, 2023 followed by a celebratory service in the Chapel at 2pm. Cremation and family burial will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, Frankie requested donations be made to:

O’Leary United Church
P.O. Box 158, O’Leary, PE, C0B 1V0
a charity of choice.
Frances "Frankie" Ruth Dewar