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Malcolm Freeman
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Malcolm Freeman
In Memory of
Malcolm Earle "Mackie" Freeman
1942 - 2017
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Condolence From: Faith and Hart Stoll
Condolence: Carolyn our hearts are with you at this sad time. Mackie was a special man and well loved. Our deepest sympathy.
Friday November 03, 2017
Condolence From: Kathy Parnell
Condolence: Heartfelt Condolences from The Parnell Clan.

Doug & Judy Parnell, Charleston, NS
Sherry (Chris, Andrew, Emma), Fall River, NS
Kathy (Tom), Kernersville, NC
Friday November 03, 2017
Condolence From: Gisele Thibodeau
Condolence: Carolyn and family, please accept my deepest sympathies.
Thursday November 02, 2017
Condolence From: Mike Carter
Condolence: Thinking of you Carolyn at this difficult time. Stay strong, you have lots of friends and family that Love you and are with you in thought and prayer.

Mike Carter and Family
Thursday November 02, 2017
Condolence From: Joanne Swim
Condolence: So sorry for your loss Carolyn. Love and prayers to you at this time. Love Joanne Swim
Thursday November 02, 2017
Condolence From: Becky Cottreau
Condolence: Dear Mitchell and family, thinking of you and sending my deepest sympathies at this most difficult time!
Thursday November 02, 2017
Condolence From: Cheryl and Larry Crowell
Condolence: Our Dear friend, you will be greatly missed. Carolyn and family, may God hold you all in the Palm of His hand at this time. One cannot help but think of Isaiah 40:31.in remembrance of Mackie, it so fits. Until we meet on that other shore, God Bless.
Wednesday November 01, 2017
Condolence From: Wayne & Vickie LeBlanc
Condolence: Carolyn, Lisa, Mitchell & Family

We are so sorry to hear of Mackie's passing.

Sending you all love and prayers to comfort you during this

difficult time.

Love Wayne & Vickie
Wednesday November 01, 2017
Condolence From: Tracie Mood
Condolence: Sending heartfelt condolences to everyone during this very difficult time.
Wednesday November 01, 2017
Condolence From: Paul & Ellie Blauvelt
Condolence: A Tribute In Memory of Malcolm “ Mackie” Freeman
An Inspiration To Us All.

I always found Mackie to be an inspiration I viewed him as a man of grace and grit;
Even in his most trying times he was never one to quit.
God blessed him with a special sense of humor and with a great zest and zeal for life;
Not a single soul will disagree with me that he also blessed him with a loving wife.
Who can find a virtuous woman? is the question posed in Proverbs thirty-one;
They don't come anymore virtuous than Carolyn I commend her for the race in which she's run.
She was the rock that Mackie stood upon she was his shelter in the storm;
When the nights were cold and dreary she comforted him and kept him warm.
She never deviated from the vows she spoke on the day that they were wed;
And I don't believe she would have opted out even if she had of known what lied ahead.
Prior to Mackie's accident in the woods he was as hard- nosed as they come;
If he had of died he would be better off were the actual words and thoughts of some.
But God He had a much different plan and in spite of Mackie's disability;
What the devil had planned for evil God would use to set him free.
God takes the ashes of our lives and He uses them for His glory;
I believe this is exactly what He did in the case of Mackie's story.
Doctor's appointments and hospital beds would be a big part of Mackie's life;
I don't believe he would have lived this long had he not had such a loving wife.
Not to mention his family members and his beloved church family, too;
Mackie had friends from far and wide it's amazing how many people this man knew.
To say he touched a lot of lives would most definitely be a fact;
In the seventy-five years God granted him Mackie certainly made a big impact.
When I think of Mackie Freeman Rick Hansen comes to mind;
Known as “The Man in Motion” he's learned the meaning of grit and grind.
And to Mackie Freeman's credit he learned the meaning of these words,too;
Just as he learned there wasn't anything that the Good Lord wouldn't see him through.
Including the Valley of the Shadow of Death he would not walk through it alone;
That his Lord would walk it with him and He would safely lead him Home.
There aren't any wheel chairs up in Heaven for there are no disabilities;
Thanks to Christ's finished work upon the cross there are no entry fees.
Yes, Mackie's wheel chair days are over and his journey here on earth is through;
He now resides in Heaven where his life begins anew.
By his loved ones, friends and family Mackie will be missed, for sure;
But he's left us with a legacy that forever will endure.
The Bible tells us to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord;
Mackie accepted Jesus as his Saviour so on this we can rest assured.
I offer my sympathy to his friends and family members but most of all to Carolyn, his loving wife;
I think it is most appropriate in closing off this tribute that we give thanks to God for Mackie's life.

Written by:
Paul E. Blauvelt
November 1, 2017
Wednesday November 01, 2017