Frederick Charles "Fred" Holtz

September 13, 1944 - August 30, 2015

Frederick (Fred) C. Holtz died unexpectedly but peacefully in his sleep at home in Bloomfield, ON August 30, 2015. He was 70. Beloved husband and partner in all things of Susan Holtz. Loving father of Nairne Holtz (Wendy) and Megan Holtz (Felix), and loving grandfather to Minnow and Plum Holtz-Carriere. A retired high school English teacher at Queen Elizabeth High School, Halifax, NS, Fred will be remembered for his teaching skills, commitment to social justice, and community engagement. He was a lifetime supporter of organic food and farming, volunteering one day each week at Vicki’s Veggies. In recent years, some groups he was active in include Seedy Saturday, County Sustainability Group, Friends of Wellington Museum, and Wooler Friends Meeting (Quakers). A gathering of family and friends will be held at the Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley St., Bloomfield, ON Friday, September 4, 2:30 – 4:30. Arrangements entrusted to the Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main St., Picton, ON