FRENETTE, KEN – Longtime resident of Bathurst NB – residing in Bowmanville, ON since 2001. Passed away peacefully in Bowmanville on July 8, 2017 at the age of 85 with family at his side. Passionate contributor and participant in both minor hockey and baseball in Bathurst. Founder and member of the Bathurst Sports Hall of Fame. Ken enjoyed golf and bowling in his spare time. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Bowmanville Older Adult Association (BOAA). His professional life started with Bathurst Consolidated Paper Mill where he then transitioned to working in the Provincial Courts for approximately 25 years while being a city councilor for 16 years. Ken also served as the Mayor of Bathurst for 4 years. During his time working with Bathurst City Council Ken will always be remembered as the person that would listen to the constituents and champion their cause. He was a loving husband to the late Bette for 59 years. Dear father to Reneé (Andrew) and André. Grandfather to Jeremy, Oliver, Dane and Aaron. Brother to Carmen (Bob) Legacy. At Ken’s request cremation has taken place with a private family interment at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL. In memory of Ken donations may be made to the Lakeridge Health Bowmanville foundation.