All Obituaries

  • Published Tuesday April 29th, 2003, Fredericton Daily Gleaner
  • Published Tuesday April 29th, 2003, Fredericton Daily Gleaner
  • Published Tuesday April 29th, 2003, Fredericton Daily Gleaner
  • TRACY, TERRENCE (TERRY) - The death of Terrence "Terry" Tracy, 53 of Grand Bay-Westfield, NB occurred on April 27, 2003 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John he was the son of Lawrence and Alice (Smith) Tracy and devoted husband and best friend of Patricia O'Keefe-Tracy. Terry was a graduate of Saint John Vocational School and St. Thomas University. He had been employed with Dun & Bradstreet, Co-Operators Insurance, and many years at Royal Trust and most recently at Centennial Pontiac Buick. Terry was actively involved in hockey and baseball for many years in our area and was an avid hunter and fisherman and a dear friend to many. Besides his parents and wife he is survived by one daughter Tara Lee Tracy, one son Joseph Owen (Beth Cook) Tracy of Saint John, one step-son Aaron Michael MacEachern of Ottawa, ON, one grandson Haven Tracy, three sisters Sheri (Stephen) Beyea of Riverview, Debbie (Brian) Mason of Saint John, Lori (Gary) Comeau of St. Stephen and several nieces and nephews. Resting at the A.W. Cavanagh Funeral Home, 91 Leinster Street, 634-1712. Visitation will be held on Tuesday at 7-9 pm and on Wednesday at 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. The funeral will be held on Thursday at 2:00 pm from Hillcrest Baptist Church followed by internment at St. Joseph's Cemetery. Donations to the Palliative Care Unit at the Saint John Regional Hospital or charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. www.awcavanagh.com
    Published Tuesday April 29th, 2003, Telegraph-Journal
  • TRITES, JOHN (JACK) WEYMAN - Passed away unexpectedly at home on April 27, 2003. Born January 18, 1922, in Moncton, NB, the youngest son of Weyman and Gertrude Trites. Survived by one son, David Trites (Debbie) and one daughter, Lynn Trites, and special daughter, Diane Hilton, five grandchildren, Scott (Jocelyn Adams), Angela (Glen Ross), Wendy (Bob Flight), Natalie, and Mark, two great-grandchildren, Johnathan Trites and Brett Flight, and one sister, Elsie DuVal of New York. He was the Manager of Ocean View Memorial Gardens from 1961 until his retirement. John's genuine love for his family, friends, and animals touched the hearts of everyone who knew him. John was predeceased by his loving wife, Phyllis (Sargent) Trites in 1995, sister, Beatrice Taylor, brothers, Stewart, Hubert, Guerney, and Kenneth. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506) 634-7424, with visitation on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2003 at 1:00 PM from Brenan's Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will take place at Ocean View Memorial Gardens. Remembrances to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick, Canadian Cancer Society, or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. www.brenansfh.com
    Published Tuesday April 29th, 2003, Telegraph-Journal
  • STEIN, GEORGE FREDERICK - The death of George Frederick Stein, husband of Lillian (Albert) Stein, occurred on April 28, 2003, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Germany he was the son of the late Frederick N. and Elizabeth (Koning) Stein. He was employed as a foreman with Canada Packers Fertilizer Division for over 45 years. Besides his wife he is survived by his sons Percy (Marlene) of PEI, Raymond of Ottawa, Douglas (Glenda) of Sheet Harbour, NS, his daughters Jenny Mitchell of Saint John, Betty Ring (Robert) of Saint John, Donna Breau (Roger) of Hampton, Hilda Micholuk (Robert) of Calgary, Helen Stein (Joe) of Saint John, Shirley Stein of Saint John, Judy LeBlanc (Paul) of North Carolina, his daughter-in-law Georgie Stein of Saint John, his 34 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his infant son Junior Stein, his son Donald, his granddaughter Deborah Stein, his brother Hans and his sister Elizabeth. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (634-7424), with visiting on Tuesday from 7-9 PM and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 1, 2003, at 2:15 PM, from Brenan's Chapel. Interment will take place at Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. Remembrances made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. www.brenansfh.com
    Published Tuesday April 29th, 2003, Telegraph-Journal
  • STAFFORD, BROTHER FREDERICK - The death of Brother Frederick Stafford, Oblate of Mary Immaculate, occurred at St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, on Sunday, April 20, 2003, in his 90th year, following a lengthy illness. Brother Stafford was born in Saint John, a son of the late Frederick and Catherine (Connell) Stafford. Brother Fred served in a number of ministries during his Oblate Life, as sacristan at Canadian Martyrs Church, Ottawa, as Boys Supervisor at Cranbrook Indian School, as cook and farm assistant at Holy Rosary Scholasticate in Ottawa, as Supervisor of Boys at Kamloops Indian School, as circulation manager of the Oblate Missions Magazine in Ottawa, as sacristan at St. Augustine's Church, Vancouver, as well as providing secretarial service for the Provincial Administration. He retired in 1986 and remained at Pandosy Place until his death. He was predeceased by two sisters; Margaret and Helen Stafford. He is survived by one brother, J. Harold Stafford (Lillian) of Saint John; and several cousins. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Augustine's Church on Wednesday, April 23rd, followed by interment in the Oblate Cemetery, Mission, B.C. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Saint John, on Thursday, May 1, 2003, at twelve o'clock. www.fitzpatrickfh.com
    Published Tuesday April 29th, 2003, Telegraph-Journal
  • SEWELL, SAMUEL JAMES - The death of Samuel James Sewell, husband of Dorothy Elizabeth (Hinam) Sewell, of the Loch Lomond Villa, occurred on April 26, 2003, at his residence. Born in Saint John he was the son of the late Samuel A. and Lalia H. (Beyea) Sewell. He was employed as a foreman with Saint John Ship Building Ltd. before his retirement. He was a lifelong resident of Saint John and served as the deputy chief with the Simonds Fire Department. Besides his wife he is survived by his daughters Rae Patterson of Saint John, Gail Gray (Gerald) of Saint John, Brenda Randall of Sudbury, ON, his step-daughter Lorie Jessome of Saint John, eleven grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife Marion Frances (Howard) Sewell, son Douglas James Sewell, daughter Carolyn Gilliland, infant daughter Sandra and his sisters Helen Woodroffe and Isabel Brown. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (634-7424), with visiting on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2002, at 2:15 PM, from Brenan's Chapel. Cremation will take place at Brenan's Crematorium. Remembrances may be made to Huntington Society of Canada or charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. www.brenansfh.com
    Published Tuesday April 29th, 2003, Telegraph-Journal
  • RAYWORTH, DONALD CHARLES - Donald Charles Rayworth, 75, of Kentville passed away on Friday April 25th, 2003, at the Valley Regional Hospital after a long illness. Born in Moncton N.B., he was the only son of the late Jack and Helen (Dunham) Rayworth. Don was employed with Atlantic Wholesalers for (40 yrs) and the last (15 yrs) as Manager in areas such as Kentville, Moncton, Digby, Yarmouth, Coldbrook, and Halifax and then retiring in 1988. Don was a member of the St. Paul and St. Stephen United Church and Kentville Rotary Club, Ken-Wo Golf Club and Glooscap Curling Club. Don was keenly interested in sports and especially in organizing Little League Baseball and Minor Hockey programs for young people. He personally enjoyed Golf and Curling and other community activities. Don is survived by his wife the former Joan (Myles) and four sons Stephen (Margaret) of Agassiz, B.C., Scott (Audrey) of Wolfville, N.S., Timothy of Kentville, N.S. and David (Kim) of Shediac, N.B. and a sister Margaret Clerke of Ottawa, Ont. Eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was predeceased by his youngest son Michael (Emily) of Halifax N.S. and his sister Mollie. There will be no visitation for Mr. Rayworth, cremation has taken place. There will be a Memorial Service on Tuesday April 29th, 2003 at 2 p.m. in St. Paul and St. Stephen United Church Kentville with Rev. Dr. Randy Crozsman officiating with a burial in the Elm Grove Cemetery. Funeral Arrangements are entrusted to H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home's, 5 Leverett Ave., Kentville, N.S. Family flowers only, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Friends are welcome to visit the family Home following the Memorial Service on 15 Lacewood Dr. On-line condolences may be sent via: lindsayfuneral@ns.aliantzinc.ca
    Published Tuesday April 29th, 2003, Telegraph-Journal
  • JEFFERY, RETA LOUISE - The death of Reta Louise (Scribner) Jeffery, age 75, wife of Leonard R. Jeffery, of Cambridge-Narrows, NB occurred at the Oromocto Public Hospital, on Saturday, April 26, 2003. Reta was the daughter of the late Harold and Jennie (Fowler) Scribner. Reta is survived by her husband, sons; Joseph and Tina of Grand Prairie, AB, Mark and Leeann of Fort St. John, BC, daughters; Sharon Collier, Cambridge-Narrows, Marion and Joseph Viger of Coles Island, Betty and Fred McGarity, Cambridge-Narrows, eleven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, sister, Jennie Wishart, Chipman, brother, Allison Scribner, Cambridge-Narrows, three sisters-in-law, one brother-in-law, several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Resting at Sherwood's Funeral Home, Norton (839-2156). Visiting on Monday, 6-9 PM. Funeral service will be held from All Saints Anglican Church, Bagdad, on Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at 11:00 AM, followed by interment in adjoining cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer Society, or Memorial of Donor's choice. www.sherwoodsfuneralhome.com.
    Published Tuesday April 29th, 2003, Telegraph-Journal
  • JOHNSON, MYRA JEAN - At her residence, Brockway, NB, April 28, 2003, Myra Jean Johnson, wife of Richard B. Johnson, of Route 3 Brockway, NB. Survived by her husband, two sons, John (Kim) Johnson of Brockway, NB, Gordon (Andrea) Johnson of Brockway, NB, one daughter, Janet (Derek) Dorcas of Fredericton, three grandchildren, Tereas Johnson, Gail Beech, Jeremy Johnson, two sisters, Betty Douglas of Connecticut, Ruth Little of McAdam, NB, one brother, Glenn McLeod of Brockway, NB, several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at the Brockway Union Church, Brockway, York County, NB on Thursday May 1, 2003 at 2 PM with Lois Bartlett officiating. Interment at Brockway Union Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held at The S. O. Mehan and Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB (506-466-1844) on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the charity of ones choice would be appreciated by the family.
    Published Tuesday April 29th, 2003, Telegraph-Journal
  • HAYES, MARGARET - Margaret Hayes of Sussex, passed away on April 27, 2003. She was the daughter of the late James and Rose (Tingley) McCutcheon. Margaret is survived by five daughters, Rose Davis (Doug) of Riverview, Leah Parlee of Moncton, Wilma MacDonald (Gerald) of Moncton, Heather Chase (Karl) of Bloomfield, Cherry Marchbank (Ervine) of Hampton, her brother, James (Ida) of Williams Lake, BC, nine grandchildren, four great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Margaret was predeceased by her granddaughter, Linda Lee Chase and by her brothers Max and Clarence. Arrangements in care of Wallace Funeral Home, 34 Sunnyside Drive, Sussex, (506-433-1176). At Margaret's request there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at Wallace Memorial Chapel on Wednesday April 30, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will take place at Gosline Cemetery. www.wallacefuneralhome.com
    Published Tuesday April 29th, 2003, Telegraph-Journal
  • FOLLETT, MARION E. - The death of Marion Elizabeth Follett, of 141 Gondola Blvd., Quispamsis, wife of Roland B. Follett, occurred on Monday, April 28, 2003, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Andover, NB, she was the daughter of the late Frank LeRoy and Bessie Mabel (Foster) Jones. Mrs. Follett worked at Eaton's Order Office and NB Tel for several years prior to her marriage. Following her marriage she worked with her husband at Follett's Hardware for many years and was a member of Courtenay Avenue Gospel Hall. Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Lawrence "Larry" Follett (Deborah) of Saint John, two daughters, Anna Tranquilla (Stephen) of McLeod Hill, NB and Julie Follett of Quispamsis, brother, Gordon Jones of Barry's Bay, ON, two sisters-in-law, Mary Geldart of Perth-Andover and Gretchen Woodland of McAdam, grandchildren, Sharon Lopez (Roy), Stephen and Timothy Follett, Stephanie, Angela and Nathan Tranquilla, one great-grand daughter, Carmen Deborah Lopez, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Arnold and Ronald Jones. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Tuesday 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at Brenan's Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, May 1, 2003 at 1:00 PM. Interment in Ocean View Memorial Gardens. Remembrances to the Gideon Memorial Bible Plan would be appreciated. www.brenansfh.com
    Published Tuesday April 29th, 2003, Telegraph-Journal
  • HARWOOD, SHEILA LEAMAN (59) - Portland - Sheila Leaman Harwood, 59 of 17 Dirigo Street, Portland died April 23rd, 2003 at her home after a courageous 19 month battle with cancer. Mrs. Harwood was born October 21, 1943, in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, daughter of Collin M. and Marion E. Leaman. She lived on Deer Island, New Brunswick and attended elementary school there, until moving with her parents to South Portland in the sixth grade. She graduated from South Portland High School in 1961 and attended Northeastern Business College in Portland where she met her husband, Waldo (Wally) E. Harwood III. They were married on July 10, 1965. Mrs. Harwood was predeceased by her mother, Marion Leaman, in 1980, and her father, Collin Leaman in 2002. Following college, she was employed for eight years by Aetna Finance Company in Portland. She was a member of the Greater Portland Credit Women United. More recently she worked for almost 22 years at the Woodfords Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, in Portland, where she was Church Secretary. She retired on December 31, 2002 for health reasons. Mrs. Harwood was a member of the Woodfords Congregational Church where she served as a member of the Missions Department and as a church school teacher. Survivors include her husband of almost 38 years, Waldo (Wally) E. Harwood III, of Portland; her son, Michael Harwood, of Standish; her daughter, Karen Harwood, of South Portland; two grandsons, Nicholas Robbins and Jason Robbins, of South Portland; her mother-in-law, Sylvia Harwood; her sister-in-law, Nancy Harwood; both of Porland; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. There will be no visiting hours. A memorial service will be held at Woodfords Congregational Church in Portland, at 1 PM on Wednesday, April 30th followed by a reception at the Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Woodfords Congregational Church Music Fund, 202 Woodford St., Portland ME 04103. Canadian donations may be made to the Church of Christ, Lords Cove, Deer Island, N.B. c/o Jerome Parker.
    Published Tuesday April 29th, 2003, Telegraph-Journal
  • FERRIS, HUBERT COLEMAN - The death of Hubert C. Ferris occurred on April 27, 2003, at his residence. Born in Perth Andover he was the son of the late Howard and Josephine (Mott) Ferris. He is survived by his sons Richard (Diane) of Saint John, Arnold (Jenny) of Moncton, his daughters Lillian Moulton (Dale) of Minto, Peggy MacDonald, Carolyn Gilcrest (Donald), Shirley Robinson, Linda Ferris (Mackie), Donna Ferris, all of Saint John, his sister Hatty Mott (Kenneth) Mott of Belyea's Cove, his twenty-two grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (634-7424), with visiting on Monday from 7-9 PM and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at 10:00 AM from Brenan's Chapel. Interment will take place at Mott's Cemetery, Belyea's Cove. Remembrances made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. www.brenansfh.com
    Published Tuesday April 29th, 2003, Telegraph-Journal
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