Obituary of Albert Fulton
Frederick Albert Fulton, P.Eng., 90, Merigomish, passed away peacefully, Monday, June 12, 2023 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow surrounded by his family.
Born in Merigomish, he was a son of the late Frederick Nelson and Catherine Christene (Cameron) Fulton. Following high school, he worked at Trenton Steel Works as a technician, leaving there to attend St. F.X. University to study engineering, completing his education at the former Technical University of Nova Scotia. He was employed with Nova Scotia Power as an electrical engineer until 1990 and then with the Pictou Waterfront Development Corporation for several years. Following his marriage to Joan in 1967, they lived several years in Bedford and Liverpool, later returning to the family farm in Merigomish in 1982. Albert enjoyed farming; growing hay, oats, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and managing his U-Pick operation. Growing up Albert enjoyed anything electrical and in 1949 earned his amateur radio license, VE1IV. He was a life member of the Pictou Amateur Radio Club. In his younger years Albert obtained his single engine pilot license and enjoyed flying float planes. His lab, Penny has been his constant companion for the last 13 years. Albert leaves a rich legacy of strong work ethic, integrity, determination, and love of family.
Surviving are his daughter, Cindy Fulton, Merigomish; sons, Randy (Skye) Fulton, Langley, B.C.; Chris (Linda) Fulton, Ottawa, Ont.; Jim (Amanda) Fulton, Merigomish; granddaughters, Chloe, Julia, Joelle; grandsons, Luke, Chandler, Jacob, Chase, Ben; sister, Dorothy Margeson, Cochrane, Alta.; sister-in-law, Betty Fulton, New Glasgow; several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of 51 years, Joan (Harris); sister, Phyllis Loomer; brothers, Lawson, and Russell.
A private graveside service will be held in Riverview Cemetery, Merigomish with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating.
The Fulton family wish to thank the Aberdeen Hospital Emergency and Palliative Care Units for the compassionate care received. The support received from Albert’s extended family and friends throughout his journey is very much appreciated.