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Born: Dec 07, 1956

Date of Passing: May 18, 2020

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December 7, 1956 - May 18, 2020

It is with deepest sadness the family announces the sudden passing of Frederick Paul Luce on Monday, May 18, 2020 at the age of 63.
Left to cherish Fred's memory are his brothers, Thomas (Cindy) and Mark (Linda); sister Melissa (Rick); nephews, Evan and Sean; as well as many of his close friends.
Fred was predeceased by his father Frederick Joseph; mother Merlyn and his sister Leslie.
Freddy was born in Winnipeg on December 7, 1956 and spent his entire life living in the St James/Charleswood area. Fred was employed over 20 years as a Deliver Driver with CARA Operations at the Winnipeg Airport Authority to supply the airplanes with meals and beverages. Then he enjoyed his retirement.
Freddie loved his sports and his local sports teams, The Big Blue and the JETS. He loved golfing with family and friends and had the best golf swing in our family, He was known for his great personality and sense of humour.
Freddie loved the five iron, one day golfing at the Boine (Assiniboine) with his good friend Gerry, Gerry asked "how did you hit that five iron Freddy?" and Freddy replied " I hit it like 10 men." He was certainly well known for his one liners!
Fred had a big heart and was a family guy devoted to his parents, living with them and taking care of them at the house in their later years.
Fred didn't have a mean bone in his body, was always easy going and known for his mottos "just do the best you can, give it the old college try."
He had many friends in his life who always enjoyed his company, as he was always a pleasure to be around. A good friend once told me, "there is only one way to have a lot of close friends in your life, you have to be a good person." Frederick Paul Luce was a great guy, he will be missed. We lost one of the good ones.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Belle and Larry, who were devoted loyal friends to Freddie in his life. Freddy always enjoyed the summer weekends up at Larry's Cabin boating along the lake.
His love for animals was immense. In lieu of flower, donations in Fred's memory may be made to the Winnipeg Humane Society, 45 Hurst Way, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 9Z9.
Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, a private funeral will take place.

Arrangements entrusted to
Interlake Cremation & Memorial Services

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 23, 2020

Condolences & Memories (13 entries)

  • Well Fred, you have been a great friend to me for over 50 plus years. I will always consider you you one of my closest friends. I will miss our weekly phone calls and watching sports at Larry’s. May the good lord look after you till we meet again. Thank you for being my friend. Love You Brother forever. Xoxo Chuck Guarino - Posted by: Chuck Guarino (Friend) on: May 29, 2020

  • Tom and family. I am saddened to hear of Freddie's passing. I have known Freddie for many years and enjoyed his sense of humour and good nature. Enjoyed flying through YWG with a chance he would be servicing my flight. My condolences. - Posted by: Paul Styan (Friend) on: May 29, 2020

  • We are saddened to hear of Fred's passing. Our thoughts are with his family, Tom, Mark and Lisa at this time. Gina McGill and family. - Posted by: Gina McGill (Cousin) on: May 26, 2020

  • I was very sorry to hear of Freddie's passing...over the years we spoke on the phone and my many visits back home to the Peg we would meet at the Marigold for a drink. Always lots of laughs and talk of the old times. RIP Freddie you were truly one of the best !! - Posted by: Kathy Bigelow ( McDevitt ) (friend) on: May 25, 2020

  • On behalf of all the Allbutt family I would like to offer our sincerest condolences to the Luce family. Growing up on the same street our parents and siblings spent many great years making life lasting memories. Freddie was always the guy with the brightest smile. He is missed by all. - Posted by: Jo-Anne Allbutt (Family friends) on: May 25, 2020

  • Tom, condolences to you and your family. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time. With deepest sympathy. - Posted by: Niki (Leone) Partridge (Friend from years gone by.) on: May 25, 2020

  • Our sincere condolences Tom and Cindy. Freddy was a character and a GREAT GUY!!! He will be missed. - Posted by: Bill and Rosemary Young (Friends) on: May 24, 2020

  • Rest In Peace my friend. You were a beauty ... the funniest guy I ever knew. We had a connection that will never fade .. even in your recent loss from our lives here on this earth. Till we meet again, I will continue hitting 5 iron in your absence. Love ya like a brother Cas - Posted by: Gerry Casavant (Boyhood and beyond buddy) on: May 23, 2020

  • Known and loved you for 50 years, 45 more years to come I will miss you not being there. You are a funny guy, Fred, and I will miss having lots and lots of laughs with you. I am so sad :( - Posted by: Holly Leveille (One of my best friends) on: May 23, 2020

  • Sending my condolences to the Luce family at this very sad time. Left this world far too soon. - Posted by: Mavis Taylor (McQueen) (Friend of a friend) on: May 23, 2020

  • Yes he will be missed. We went boating often and I really enjoyed his company. - Posted by: Rick Guarino (Friend) on: May 23, 2020

  • Cindy, Tom my thoughts and prayers are with you. - Posted by: Michael Silman (Friend) on: May 23, 2020

  • Our condolences to the family. Our thoughts are with you. - Posted by: Greg and Cathy Sharrow (Friendship ) on: May 23, 2020

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