William Borden Christie

1919 - 2019


CHRISTIE, William Borden, 

R/Adm, C, P.Eng. RCN(Ret’d) 


Passed away suddenly on April 10th, in Ottawa, ON, aged 99.   Son of the late Wilmot and Ruby Christie of Digby, N.S., he is pre-deceased by his loving wife, Maxine (Bailey), survived by children Peter (Susan Fitzgerald), Andrew (Maria) of Ottawa and Susan (Robert) Boulerice of Aurora, ON.  He leaves much loved grandchildren Kim (James...

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anthony hamilton

April 25, 2019 10:24 AM

Roy and Marianne Wood.
We are saddened by the "Crossing the Bar"of our wonderful long term friend. The Woods and the Naval community will miss him greatly. Sail on Bill.

Janet & Joe

April 18, 2019 11:07 AM

Dear Andy & Maria - deepest sympathy from Joe & I - so hard to lose our parents, no matter our age!  There is a new star in the sky now, always looking over you.  Cherish your memories, xox,

Barb (Agnew) Narraway

April 14, 2019 9:40 PM

This is Barb Agnew. 
To Susan, Peter and Andrew,
Wow, your dad certainly lived a full and long life. Sometimes we thought he’d live forever in this world and I’m sure he was determined to do so as well. 
It is quite the realization that we are now the senior generation. 
Bless you all as you adjust and I know he will keeping an eye on things for you. 

Your long lost friend and member of our naval family,
Barb (Agnew) Narraway 

JIm and Linda Stanley

April 14, 2019 7:59 PM

We were saddened to learn of Bill's passing. He was such an interesting man with so much knowledge and wisdom in so many areas. He was a joy to be with, whether it was sailing in Ottawa or Nova Scotia, visiting with the Palmer / Stanley clan or lunching at Brittania YC, you always knew you would come away with some good stories and great memories. We extend the sympathies of the Stanley family in Nova Scotia, BC and Den Haag, Netherlands. Bill was someone who enriched the lives of people he touched. He will be missed. We hope folks enjoy some of the photos we have posted.

John Finlay

April 14, 2019 9:04 AM

To all the Christie’s and their extended families I would like to extend my heartfelt condolences on the passing of Bill. Growing up next to you and him I remember Bill as a quiet and humble man, despite his many accomplishments. He was always gracious with me. May you find comfort in the long life he lived and the many memories you have built. John and family

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