David McAuley, was born in 1943 to George and Rosalie (nee Carriere) McAuley. He was the last of nine children in his family. He was also known as ‘Zeeks’. He was a carpenter. He worked all over. He did other jobs too because he like working and helping anyone who needed help. He was a very friendly guy. He left his hometown years ago and moved to Prince Albert where he resided until his passing. He came back to Cumberland House to visit every summer and stayed at Esther, his niece. He always bought KFC for the kids which made them happy. Sometimes he would go spend a night at his buddy, Ron Crate. He had lots of friends. He spent a lot of time at the mall. He would be happy to see folks he knew from his hometown and chat to see how things were back there. He was proud of his niece Mary becoming a judge. He told all the other kids to stay in school. He was happy when his niece Melanie Greenleaf would drop in to visit with her mom. Everyone who knew him will miss him very much.
David was predeceased by his parents: George and Rosalie (Carriere) McAuley; his brothers: Bert, George, Joseph, Stephen, and Christopher; his sisters, Gwenda Bodnar, Katherine Brotherston, and Esther Tilly; his nieces: Mary Ann and Debbie; his nephews: William and Randell; his sister-in-law, Margaret (Cook) McAuley.
David is survived by his sister-in-law, Florence and his loving extended family of many cousins, nieces and nephews.
David will be laid to rest in Cumberland House Cemetery.
“Till we meet again in God’s golden gates of Heaven.”